Medvedev signed a decree on expanding the Taman seaport

Photo: TASS Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the expansion of the sea port of Taman in the Krasnodar region, aimed at implementation of new investment projects and infrastructure development. The document was published on the website of the Cabinet. “The port plans construction of a terminal for bulk cargo with a capacity of 35 million tons per year; the grain terminal, LLC “Mriya Taman”; terminal ZAO “Tamanneftegas” (mooring complex of liquefied hydrocarbon gases and technological overpass); terminal ZAO “Tamanneftegas” (transshipment of oversized and heavy cargo). The signed Directive establishes a category of lands and permitted use created artificial land plots”, – stated in the explanatory note to the document. It is noted that the project is implemented fully at the expense of the investor – of the holding JSC “OTEKO”. It is anticipated that the decisions will contribute to the development of the port and create additional

Medvedev: death of the Russian Ambassador to the UN Churkin was a loss for Russia

© Dmitry Astakhov/TASS MOSCOW, February 20. /TASS/. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed his condolences in connection with the death of the Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin, noting that the death of the diplomat was a loss for Russia. About it the Prime Minister wrote on his page on the social network Facebook. “It was not Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin. It is a great loss not only for the family and all those who had the opportunity to work and be friends with such a strong and extraordinary person. This is a loss for Russia, – wrote the Prime Minister. My most sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of Vitaly Ivanovich.”

Statements Vitaly Churkin

Vitaly Churkin © EPA/JASON SZENES TASS-FILE. February 20, 2017 in new York, has died, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin. The diplomat became famous for his striking statements at the meetings of the UN security Council and comments to the press. His witty, and sometimes sarcastic statement was widely quoted in the media and earned respect even from his political opponents. Editorial from the guardian, the DOSSIER offers readers a selection of some of these statements.

Died, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin

Vitaly Corkindale: media called the cause of death Churkin Permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin has died in new York at the age of 64 years. This February 20 reported the Russian foreign Ministry. “The Russian foreign Ministry with a deep regret informs that on 20 February, the day before your 65th birthday, in new York, died suddenly permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Vitaly Churkin, — said in a statement. — An outstanding Russian diplomat died in working post. We Express to the families and friends of Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin deep condolences.” Vitaly Churkin joined the diplomatic service in 1974 and in 1992 became Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia. From 1994 to 1998 he was Ambassador of Russia to Belgium, permanent representative to NATO. He subsequently held the post of Ambassador to Canada, Ambassador for special assignments. April 2006 — permanent

Trump has appointed General McMaster as his adviser on national security

Herbert Raymond McMaster US President, Donald trump declared that the post of national security adviser is General Herbert Raymond McMaster. About it reports Reuters. Prior to this, McMaster has served in various command positions in the army of the United States, participated in operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In turn, the retired General Keith Kellogg, who since the departure of Michael Flynn temporarily fulfilled duties of the adviser, will manage the office of the Council of national security of the United States. Flynn resigned after the publication in the Washington Post, where he provided details of his conversation with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. The edition, in particular, wrote that in conversation it was about anti-Russian sanctions. After that, Flynn has submitted his resignation, indicating that it is fully informed Vice-President Mike Pence and other members of the White house about his conversations with Kislyak. Trump’s resignation