Moscow became the second in the ranking of cities with the biggest traffic jams

Moscow took second place in the ranking of world cities with the busiest roads in 2016. The Russian capital by the number of tubes lost only American city of Los Angeles, according to the research company INRIX, reports RIA Novosti.   The article said that drivers in Los Angeles (California) spent in traffic an average of 104 hours, and Moscow – about 91 hours. After Moscow, with 89-hour waiting is new York.   In the list of the “mirror” of the countries the palm received the Thailand. His drivers in the past year have been on the road for about 61 hours. Second place went to Colombia, the third of Indonesia. Russia and the United States share fourth and fifth position of the ranking. Photo: Anton Belitsky Russian Look / globallookpress

Deja vu on a national scale: in Kiev there is a new Maidan

Events in the center of the Ukrainian capital continue to evolve. Near the presidential administration Petro Poroshenko on the corner of Bankova and Instytutska streets exposed a police cordon, to the center of the city shrinks and the nationalists. What is happening in Kiev events such as the riots in 2013, which led to the coup and overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych.   One of the leaders of the protest, Deputy of the Ukrainian Parliament semen Semenchenko, openly calls for the overthrow of the country’s leader Petro Poroshenko and does not mince words.   “Poroshenko this music, the beast, will listen if he reaches Rostov. Because they portrayed themselves as patriots, they do not care about the law at all… These idiots repeat the mistake of the ostrich was one ostrich, now this rascal Poroshenko is doing,” said Semenchenko during a speech to colleagues.   Everywhere there are confrontations and

Sands estimated the chances of a meeting between Putin and Lukashenko in Sochi

Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko Meeting of the presidents of Russia and Belarus Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko in the coming days is not planned due to busy with their schedules. On Monday, February 20, reported the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”. “As far as we know, Alexander Lukashenko is in Sochi, this is a private trip. The next few days, as we understand, the graphics of the heads of state are overcrowded. But Putin, at least, such a meeting does not appear,” — said Peskov. At the same time, a Kremlin spokesman stressed that the timing of the holding of the Supreme State Council of the Union state continues. Answering the question about the schedule of Putin, Peskov, said that trips to Sochi by the Russian President in the coming days is not planned. On 3 February President of Belarus held a seven-hour press conference, during

The state Duma is going to send 900 thousand Euro in inter-parliamentary organization

The state Duma may pay more than 610 thousand euros and 330 thousand Swiss francs (almost 282 thousand euros — approx. “Of the”) as contributions to international parliamentary organizations this year. The amount will be approved at the meeting of the Duma Council, follows from the document published on Monday 20 February, on the website of the lower house of Parliament. “It is proposed to accept the proposal of the Committee on foreign Affairs and the Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots pay the annual dues in the international parliamentary structures, produced on the basis of orders of the RF government”, — stated in the document on the agenda of the meeting of the Duma Council, which will be held on Tuesday, February 21. We are talking about contributions to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (more than 189 thousand euros), the European Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy

From Smolensk the building was removed by perturbing the inhabitants of the sign “roundabout”

In Smolensk from the neoclassic building was dismantled which caused dissatisfaction of local residents and users of the Runet, the signboard of the store “Pyaterochka”. This was reported on the website of the city administration on Monday, February 20. “Demolition work is performed in view of execution of instructions about elimination of infringements of installation and (or) operation and dismantling of additional equipment of the facade of buildings and structures”, — stated in the message. It is clarified that the signs on the house №9 along the street Uritsky was set arbitrarily. The dismantling was carried out by the city administration. 14 Feb users social network “Vkontakte” drew attention to the photo of the new store network, opened in the former Home of deaf culture. According to bloggers, the inscriptions disfigured the building. Knowing where else could be placed a sign, they created a series of photoshopped pics depicting the

Comic Con was first held in Saudi Arabia

Comic Con was first held in Saudi Arabia Popkultury festival Comic Con was first held in Saudi Arabia, a country where the main Holy city of Islam, Mecca and Medina. About it reports Reuters. Saudi Arabia — the country where the study of magic, homosexuality, and extramarital relations are punishable by death — is now developing its entertainment industry taking aim not depend on oil prices. Entertainment sector in the Kingdom is engaged in a special Department, which this year is going to hold a series of festivals and concerts, and Comic Con has become one of these scheduled events. #Saudi gamers get together at kingdom”s first-ever Comic Con #ComicCon #سعودي_كوميك_كون — My Salaam (@My_Salaam) 20 Feb 2017 7,000 fans flock to the first-ever #Saudi #ComicCon in Jeddah — Linda Hemby (@LindaHemby) 17 Feb 2017. Saudi Comic Con was held in Jeddah, which, as the home for

Drone with a flamethrower instructed to remove debris from power lines

Drone with a flamethrower instructed to remove debris from power lines In the Chinese city of Xiangyang, Hubei province, have been tested a drone with a flamethrower, which is designed to remove debris from overhead power lines. This reports the Metro. Light trash from time to time hangs on the power lines. Typically, debris removal employees involved energy companies, which remove it manually from the cradle telescopic aerial platforms. This method is simple, however, notable shortcomings — in every place of a congestion of garbage you need to remove the stops and raise the cradle, which takes 5-10 minutes. One of the Chinese energy companies have tested in Xiangyang new way to clear power lines of debris using a drone with a flamethrower. Judging by the published video and photo materials for the destruction of garbage has been adapted modified oktokopter DJI S1000+, which can lift in air up to

The king of Belgium will stand trial in the case of paternity

The king of Belgium will stand trial in the case of paternity BRUSSELS, February 20 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Shishlo. The king of the Belgians albert the Second, who handed the throne to his eldest son Prince Philippe is expected on Tuesday for the first time brought before the civil court of Brussels in the case of paternity, said on Monday the electronic version of the newspaper Libre Belgique. The Metropolitan court of first instance appointed on February 21 hearings on the case of Dolphins, the much needed, seek recognition of albert II her father. The court first ordered to appear for trial, the head of the Belgian monarchical house. The constitutional court of Belgium in February of 2016 decided that the alleged illegitimate daughter of albert II shall have the right to establish paternity with his hand. Information about the summons albert II earlier confirmed his lawyer Alain Berenboom,

Lavrov accused the US of tapping Russian Ambassador

Lavrov accused the US of tapping Russian Ambassador The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that US intelligence agencies tapped the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. “In connection with the scandal, which was promoted around the run a few weeks Advisor to trump on national security General (Michael) Flynn U.S. intelligence agencies told reporters brand has officially, albeit anonymously, about what, for example, that the communications, as they put it, our Ambassador Kislyak routine are monitored. Including its reports to Moscow about what he’s doing in Washington, doing their duties,” he said at a press conference. Advisor to the President for national security Michael Flynn resigned 13 February amid suspicions that he was even before the inauguration of Donald trump could discuss the issue of sanctions with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak. The newspaper the Wall Street Journal reported that on the day when the administration of