Germany this year will receive a record number of migrants Moscow. 19 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — a Record number of migrants to be deported by Germany in 2017, said Peter Altmaier, head of the administration of Chancellor Angela Merkel. In an interview with Bild am Sonntag, he said that of the 700 thousand requests for asylum filed in 2016, about 300 thousand were not satisfied. In 2016, the official said, Germany deported about 80 thousand migrants. Observers note that this decision was made in order to attract voters at the election of the Chancellor in September, because Merkel’s policy towards migrants is not popular among the population.
The parties to the conflict in the Donbass cease fire to repair power lines in Avdeevka The truce will last till 16.00 GMT. The experts have already started repairs on the damaged during the shelling of the power line. KIEV, Feb 19 — RIA Novosti. In the Donbass agreed to a ceasefire on both sides from 12.00 to 16.00 MSK for maintenance works on power lines supplying the plant, the experts began work, according to the State service of Ukraine for emergency situations (SSES). On the eve of Avdiivka and to Avdiivka coke plant in the Donetsk region was again de-energized as a result of the shelling. The data on the cease-fire had been received as at 13.00 GMT. To conduct mine clearance activities in place aimed pyrotechnic unit of the Armed forces of Ukraine, after they repair high-voltage lines will take the brigade “DTEK high-voltage networks”, noted in gschs.
Photo: RIA Novosti The former Governor of Ryazan region Oleg Kovalev will be the adviser of the acting head of the region Nikolai Lyubimov. About it on air of TV channel “Russia 24” Lyubimov said on Friday, February 17, reports TASS. “Yes, Oleg Ivanovich agreed, and I thank him for that,” said the new head of the Ryazan region. He expressed the hope that Kovalev will help him “get into the swing of things very well.” In an interview with Lyubimov also said that in the next two weeks to get acquainted with the situation and the political environment, and then will travel around the region. “After 100 days you have to put forward a programme of changes, to provide socio-economic programmes aimed at addressing long-term challenges”, — quotes the acting Governor of the “Komsomolskaya Pravda — Ryazan”. On 15 February it was reported that Nikolai Lyubimov invited the former
Photo: Chromorange / Bilderbox / Globallookpress.com The security service of Ukraine accused Russia in a wave of cyber attacks on energy and financial system. On Friday, February 17, according to Reuters. In SBU noted that in November and December, 2016 on the critical infrastructure of Ukraine there were about 6,5 thousand cyber attacks allegedly sponsored by the Kremlin. Russian hackers blamed in the power outage, interference in industrial processes and the attack on the facilities of the state system of state Treasury, Ministry of Finance and the national Bank. According to the head of the SBU Alexander Tkachuk, the attacks involved members of Russian security services, the hackers and IT companies, operating on the territory of Ukraine and created the BlackEnergy malware designed for cyber attacks on industrial facilities. “Russian hackers and bots have become an important tool in the fight against our country,” he said. Tkachuk also added that
Photo: RIA Novosti The coup in Ukraine was initiated by Western countries to “annoy” Russia on the successful hosting of the winter Olympic games in Sochi. This opinion on Friday, February 17, was expressed by the head of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, RIA Novosti reported. “They didn’t think that coming all out of control. They wanted the world press to distract from the Olympics. Came up with the Maidan, they didn’t know who they gave up that role of management in hands”, — said Yevkurov. Further, in his opinion, Western politicians had to go on about the new Kiev authorities. “Today we got what we got”, — said the head of the Republic. At the same time, Russia, in his opinion, have overcome their habit to look to Europe and the US taking some decisions. Yevkurov also unfortunately indicated that all the actions of the West are perceived as relevant global
More than 20 people were hospitalized in Melbourne, Australia after a drug overdose at an electronic music festival Electric Parade. It is reported Sunday, February 19, news.com.au. It is known that 22 people were admitted to local medical facilities in critical condition with poisoning synthetic gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB). “This is the largest number of people with overdose, which we have seen at music festivals for a long time. It’s probably just luck that today no one has died,” — commented on the situation in Victoria police. On suspicion of drug trafficking was arrested 40 people. During the searches they found ecstasy, cocaine, LSD. Is currently under investigation. Music festival Electric Parade continued on Sunday in Sydney.
Raines Pribus American intelligence has denied the media information about contacts staff campaign headquarters of U.S. President Donald trump with the Russian secret service. This was stated by the head of the White house Raines Pribus the TV channel Fox News, reports TASS. Priebus recalled that informal information about these contacts appeared with article in The New York Times. “The intelligence community at the highest level have assured me that this publication is not only false, but is a significant exaggeration,” he said. February 14, the newspaper published an article alleging that members of the trump presidential bid in 2016 was in contact with senior officials of Russian intelligence. About it, according to the newspaper, according to the phone records and intercepted calls. According to one of the newspaper’s sources, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted calls around the same time, when looking for evidence that Russia tried to
View of Paris In the eighth district of Paris, there was a robbery of the apartment owned by the Saudis, the bin Ladens. However, home was nothing to take and the thieves left with nothing, according to RTL. The criminals broke into the premises of 200 square meters across the roof of the building. There they found the safe and opened it with a soldering pipe, but there was nothing inside. Members of the family stressed that there were no valuables in the apartment is not kept. How close relatives have landlords, the late terrorist Osama bin Laden is unknown. Paris police are investigating. A large part of the rich and powerful in Saudi Arabia the dynasty of bin Ladens disowned the founder of “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia) in 1994, when he was stripped of his citizenship. Osama bin Laden was liquidated on may 2, 2011 in the result of
Former goalkeeper of Kiev “Dynamo” Alexander Shovkovskiy during the meeting with his fans on Saturday in Kiev, said that, despite what he thinks in Russian, nevertheless, he urges all Ukrainians to speak their native language, writes “Politnavigator”. At least they should strive to speak it. “I’ve spent my life talking in Russian. Yes, I understand perfectly that I now can be a lot of cons are supplied. We all have to go to go to the Ukrainian language,” said Shovkovskiy. According to the athlete, his generation must first be retrained, but the children also need to learn only its own language. It will be especially easy to do if all the schools and universities will be held in Ukrainian, said Shovkovskiy. Video: FootballHub / youtube Photo: Serg Glovny ZUMAPRESS / globallookpress
After the launch of the cargo ship Dragon to ISS, first stage of the rocket Falcon9 successfully landed at the spaceport. It is expected that Dragon will dock with the ISS on 22 February. The total mass put into orbit, more than 2 tons. Initially the launch was scheduled for February 18, but 13 seconds before the start it was postponed for a day due to problems with the second step. Cargo ship Dragon the first commercial spacecraft that delivered to ISS payload. This is the ninth start “truck” Dragon. The first manned flight of SpaceX is scheduled for 2018. Video: SciNews / Youtube Photo: spacex.com