The Director of the Hermitage warned against fast transfer Isaac Church

Mikhail Piotrovsky The decision on the question of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral Russian Orthodox Church shouldn’t have taken so fast, said in an interview with the newspaper “Izvestia” Director of the State Hermitage, President of the Union of museums of Russia Mikhail Piotrovsky. He stressed that, despite the fact that technically the law is on the side of the Church, to hurry up with the transfer of the Cathedral impossible. “We need to sit down together and calmly address the situation, to understand. If necessary for the Church to St. Isaac’s Cathedral can all visit for free, then it can be solved a different way,” said Piotrovsky. According to him, Isaac — not just a Church, its purpose goes beyond the religious framework. “It is on a par with Peter and Paul Cathedral, the tomb of our emperors, and the Kazan Cathedral, a monument to the war of 1812. Yes, it’s

In the Network appeared video of attack on brother, Kim Jong-UN

In the Network appeared video of attack on brother, Kim Jong-UN In the Internet appeared the video of the attack on Kim Jong-Nam — the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. The recording in CCTV cameras of the airport to Kuala Lumpur, was posted on Sunday, February 19 on YouTube. The footage shows a man in light blue jeans and jacket, presumably, Kim Jong-Nam, coming to a Bulletin Board, when a woman in a white top attacks him from behind. She holds his head a couple seconds, let go and disappear into the crowd. Then a man comes with the security staff and shows them on your face. Then, accompanied by the two people he went to the infirmary. 19 Feb citizen of Indonesia Siti Aisha, was detained in Malaysia on suspicion of involvement in the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, said that he participated in shooting entertainment. According to

The mayor of Riga faces a fine for Russian language

The mayor of Riga faces a fine for Russian language The language centre intends to fine the mayor of Riga Nile Ushakov for communicating with students in Russian, according to the Latvian portal “Vesti”. Previously the language Centre have tried to fine Ushakov, in particular, for the fact that the Riga city Council uses the Russian language to communicate in social networks. “You won’t believe and will probably even laugh. But the State language Centre has found another reason to try to give me a ticket. You know what? Tell — for what a Day of shadows I’m your shadow, who asked questions in the Russian language, in Russian and answer. Well, have to contend. Despite numerous attempts, the Language Centre and I have never be fined”, — said the mayor of Riga nil Ushakov. Shadow day is an event when students can within one working day to feel like

Personal phone Hitler has sold at auction for 243 thousand USD

Personal phone Hitler has sold at auction for 243 thousand USD MOSCOW, 20 Feb — RIA Novosti. Personal phone Adolf Hitler went under the hammer at auction in the US on Sunday for 243 thousand dollars, said the auction house Alexander Historical Auctions. According to the Agency France Presse, the cost of the phone was estimated at 200-300 thousand dollars, while the starting price was 100 thousand. Phone Siemens with an engraving named Hitler was the gift of the Wehrmacht. In 1945 he was found by Soviet soldiers in Hitler’s bunker and then transferred to the British officer, whose family kept the machine for over 70 years. The auction house calls this lot “perhaps the most devastating “weapon” of all time, who murdered millions of people around the world.” Its estimated cost — from 200 thousand to 300 thousand dollars. Hitler’s telephone to go up for auction in Maryland

The white house explained the President’s words trump about the incident in Sweden

The white house explained the President’s words trump about the incident in Sweden WASHINGTON, 20 Feb — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. The US President Donald trump, speaking about the incident in Sweden was not referring to any specific incident, told reporters the White house spokesman, quoted by Reuters. Yesterday in a speech in Florida, trump said: “Look, what’s going on in Germany, look what happened in Sweden last night. Sweden! Who would believe it. Sweden received a large number (refugees and migrants), and she had problems that they thought were not possible!” However, no special state of emergency in Sweden on Friday and on previous days did not happen. Trump has been subjected to ridicule and attacks on the Internet for his statement. According to the White house, trump is “not talking about a specific incident” and was referring to the overall situation in Sweden, including the rise of crime

FT: Brussels is not going to discuss London’s future trade agreement in 2017

FT: Brussels is not going to discuss London’s future trade agreement in 2017 LONDON, February 20. /Offset. TASS Maxim Ryzhkov/. EU authorities do not intend to discuss the topic of future trade agreements between the UK and the EU in the upcoming negotiations on the terms Brexit. To raise this issue, as reported Sunday night on its website, the Financial Times, the EU has no plans, at least until next Christmas (25 December). In Brussels, the newspaper notes, intend to refuse in any negotiations involving a trade issue, as long as no progress would be made in two issues. The first relates to the payment of the British side of the invoice in €60 billion for failure to comply with its earlier commitments under the various treaties as a result of exit from the community. The second is devoted to the rights of citizens of member countries of the European

Peskov: Russia never looked at the new US administration through rose-colored glasses

Photo: RIA Novosti Russia will never look at a new us administration, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports RIA “Novosti”. “As for charm or frustration, I want to remind you that throughout the last period, several months, we say that never wore rose-colored glasses and never had illusions. So we have nothing to be disappointed” he said in response to the question about disappointment in the administration of U.S. President Donald trump. Peskov said that a month has passed since the start of the new administration, therefore, any conclusions and evaluation to give prematurely. The news is updated.

Zakharova had ridiculed the authors of “the dirt on trump’s” collection of Russian Mat

Photo: RIA Novosti The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova ridiculed American site BuzzFeed, which earlier reported about the presence of Russian “blackmail” the President of the United States Donald trump. Zakharova noted that BuzzFeed believes himself to media and is trying to write on serious topics like international politics, and Russia. In January, the resource said the controversial publication, which argued about the presence of Russian “blackmail” the President of the United States Donald trump regarding his sexual relations with women of easy virtue in a Moscow hotel. The Russian foreign Ministry has sought to clarify the status of “serious”, the resources of his administration and the US state Department, but till date not received a clear answer. American dipvedomstva, according to Zakharova, said that the staff “and so to eat than be engaged”. As an example, activities of BuzzFeed diplomat brought him material about 10 Russian

The NYT found out about getting Flynn offers for trump to lift sanctions against Russia

Michael Flynn A week before Michael Flynn resigned as adviser to the President of the United States national security, his office was delivered a package of proposals about how the head of the White house Donald trump could lift sanctions against Russia. This writes the newspaper The New York Times. In the preparation of a document outlining possible ways of normalization of Russian-Ukrainian relations, according to the publication, was attended by the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrey Artemenko member of the faction of the Radical party Oleg Lyashko. In the document, in particular, provides information on the corrupt activities of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko — company names, Bank transaction. These data, according to the plan of his opponents, can be used for his removal from office. It is reported that the document was delivered to Flynn’s personal counsel to trump, Michael Cohen. Also in this

Rogozin, for example, their appearance explained sense of a strong army

Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin used as an example his appearance, explaining the need for a strong army for Russia. His words leads RIA Novosti.   Rogozin recalled his childhood, which took place in Tushino. Before starting to exercise, he possessed a strong Constitution and was a large young man.   “And the view – here is a purely external – it made an impression on all the bullies that they don’t even bullied. Why am I saying this – that the country should have the answer to the question why she needs to spend more money on defense, to provide its armed forces with everything necessary”, – concluded Rogozin.   Deputy Prime Minister added that a well trained and armed army with all kind of beats the opponent’s desire to fight. Photo: press service of the President of Russia