Matvienko urged to turn Russia into a “land of good” common efforts of the state and the Russian Orthodox Church

Photo: TASS The overall objective of the state and the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) is to develop the social sphere and traditional values to transform Russia into a “land of good”. This opinion was expressed by the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko at the ceremony of summarizing and honoring the winners of the Second all-Russian contest “the Scope of kindness”, organized by the Foundation of St. Basil the Great. Matviyenko noted that “the Federation Council has consistently favoured the dynamic development of constructive relations between the state and the Russian Orthodox Church.” “Our task for the near and long term is to make “the good area” has grown and matured and eventually turned into a huge “land of good”, covering the whole of our Homeland”, – said the Senator. She noted that “the cooperation of Church and state in social sphere” is constantly expanding. Thus, in a number

Tillerson said that depends on the military cooperation between the US and Russia in Syria

Photo: AP Photo/ Brendan Smialowski, Pool U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said about the impossibility of military cooperation between the US and Russia, until Moscow recognizes that in Syria, “not all the opposition are terrorists”, reports Reuters, citing diplomatic sources. Such statement the head of foreign policy Department of the USA has made, addressing to the representatives of countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said the Agency. “In the course of discussion he made it clear that the military cooperation will not, until the Russians recognize that not all the opposition are terrorists”, — the Agency quotes an unnamed diplomat. Earlier, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the United States completely failed in the task of dissociation of moderate opposition from terrorists “dzhebhat an-Nusra.” Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov also said that the US was unable to fulfill the basic obligation of the agreements on

In the Federation Council said that the position of Tillerson is not yet clear

Photo: Reuters First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov said that it is too early to judge what position the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson met with the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov, reports FAN. “I don’t know what position Tillerson came to Bonn, but our position remains the same. It does not change. On all international issues we have a point of view, she is repeatedly confirmed by our President and our Minister of foreign Affairs,” he said.

The world’s largest yacht is Russian billionaire arrested in Gibraltar

A Sailing Yacht Private yacht billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, A Sailing Yacht (“yacht And sail”) was arrested because of claims of the German construction of the shipyard in the amount of 15 million euros. It is reported portal Yacht Harbour on Sunday, February 19. A few days ago the ship arrived in Gibraltar for finishing works, then it had to pass trials in Spain. February 5 the sailing ship left the German city of Kiel. Lawyers Nobiskrug shipyard, which had built the yacht, filed a lawsuit for breach of contract. It argues that the customer — company Valla Yachts Limited has not transferred the last tranche of 9.8 million euros to 27 January, as provided for in the contract. In addition, the shipbuilders of any claim 2.6 and 2.9 million in connection with the debt of the sub-accounts and contested during its construction orders. In the result the total amount of

The Senator promised to “give the ass” of Russia

Lindsey Graham Republican Senator Lindsey Graham pledged that Congress will make every possible effort to tighten in 2017 sanctions against Russia. The politician said this at the Munich security conference, reports video News Service. “Talking to our German friends — you’re next. Our friends in France — they’re coming for you. And my friend, Mr [foreign Minister Sergei] Lavrov — I hope you finally face the consequences for what you and your regime are doing to democratic countries. 2017 will be the year when Russia will get his ass kicked in the Congress,” Graham said. He added that he intends to vote for the bill on toughening sanctions against Russia due to the annexation of Crimea and alleged interference in the presidential elections in 2016 and “put the bill on the table,” the US President Donald trump. “As the leader of the free world, he must work with us [senators]

In the United States has allowed the introduction of new sanctions against Russia

Chris Murphy Us Senator Chris Murphy said on the possible introduction of new sanctions against Russia because of “interference in the elections,” the US President in November 2016. He said this at the Munich security conference, reports on Sunday, February 19, RIA Novosti. According to Murphy, the results of the investigation under way in Congress, “it may impose sanctions beyond those that were imposed even [U.S. President Barack] Obama.” On 18 February it was reported that the Director of the Federal Bureau of investigation James Komi Republic held a closed meeting with members of the Senate Committee on intelligence, to discuss progress in the investigation, “Russia’s influence on elections.” In recent months, Washington has regularly accused Russia of interfering in the course of American elections by hacker attacks. Appropriate statements contained in the published January 6, declassified part of the report prepared by the US intelligence. 29 Dec 2016 holding

Iran will become a nuclear power

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran is not going to produce nuclear weapons and called for the rejection of this type of weapon.   “Iran has always said that our nuclear programme is exclusively peaceful. This issue is closed for us, we would need an eternity to build nuclear weapons”, – quotes the Minister TASS.   According to the Minister, it is time to “get rid of nuclear weapons and not to join the club to its owners.”   It should be noted that now the official members of the “nuclear club” are only Russia, USA, UK, France, China, India, Pakistan and North Korea. Photo: ChinaFotoPress / Globallookpress

Fire and smoke under the noses Poroshenko in Kyiv starts new Maidan

In the center of Kiev radicals staged earlier blockade of Donbass, are now trying to organize a new Maidan, reports “Russian spring”. It is noted that they block police cordon, cordoned off the government quarter and the Poroshenko administration on Bankova street.   On frames that come from the Ukrainian capital shows that a crowd led by leaders of the blockade of the Donbass people’s Deputy Vladimir Parasyuk and former battalion commander “Donbass” semen Semenchenko, very aggressive. They throw in law enforcement firecrackers and flares.   The column of nationalists began their March from downtown came to the Park named after Ivan Franko and moved in the direction of the government quarter. Video: Hromadske Telebachennya / YouTube

In the battalion “Somalia” has a new commander instead of Givi

Friday was nine days after the death of the commander of the assault battalion of the Army DND “Somalia” Mikhail Tolstoy, known as “Givi”, therefore the command of the armed forces of the DNI was assigned a new commander, writes “Russian spring”.   They became Egor Volchkov with the call sign “Son”, which is the Givi was the Deputy chief of staff assault battalion “Somalia”.   Givi actively participated in the battles for the liberation of the Ukrainian fighters from Ilovaisk, Donetsk airport cities Debaltsevo, Yasynuvata, and others. Photo: Dim Dimych / VKontakte

Wounded woman with the shotgun shooter has been apprehended in Zelenograd

Police detained in Moscow a man who opened fire with a shotgun, reports TASS. In a press-service of the Metropolitan police Agency said that the incident occurred around 5:30 Sunday, 19 February, outside a nightclub. A drunk man from a hunting rifle shot several cars and also wounded the woman. Witnesses to the incident called the police. Arriving at the scene officers arrested the bully, who was a resident of Yaroslavl region. According to police, the attacker came to the club in his car, tried to enter the building, but the guard missed it. As a result of conflict with the guards, the man opened fire. Currently, the police are talking to witnesses, examining CCTV footage, the withdrawn weapon is directed on research. Solves a question on excitation of criminal case. In mid-February in the town of Tashtagol, the Kemerovo region the man has taken hostages, barricaded himself in his