“This is insane”: In the Crimea protested the plan on the lease of the Peninsula

Photo: RIA Novosti In Crimea called a reckless plan on the lease of the Peninsula, which suggested that the Ukrainian Deputy Andriy Artemenko, reports RIA Novosti. The head of the Public chamber of the Crimea Grigory Ioffe declared that the issue of Crimea’s belonging resolved once and for all. “This is insane, if anyone thinks you can hire people. Crimeans in March 2014, your final choice is already made. About any rent, about any movements with the Crimea do not speak,” said Joffe. Earlier, Ukrainian Deputy Andriy Artemenko said about the peace plan concerning Moscow and Kiev, which he gave to the administration of the President of the United States Donald trump. According to the plan of the Deputy, Kiev sends the Crimea is leased by Russia for a long period (from 30 to 50 years). After that, the Ukraine held a referendum and decided, finally, who owns the Peninsula.

Putin signed a decree on celebration of the 75th anniversary of victory at Stalingrad

Photo: RIA Novosti Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the celebration in 2018, the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet troops in the battle of Stalingrad. The document published on the official Kremlin website. The decree Putin decreed the establishment of organizational Committee on preparation and holding of the holiday. Chairman of the Committee, the President appointed Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. The government during the month must approve the composition of the organizational Committee, develop a plan of action, as well as “to recommend to public authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation to participate in the preparation and conduct of the celebration”. The battle of Stalingrad took place during World war II on the Eastern front between the red army and Nazi troops. The battle took place on the territory of the Voronezh, Rostov, Volgograd areas and Kalmykia Republic from 17 July 1942

Kosachev called abominable the position of Ukraine on the statement by UN security Council Churkin

The Chairman of the Committee of the Federation Council international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev © Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, February 21. /TASS/. The head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev called abominable the position of Ukraine, which blocked the adoption of a presidential statement of the Security Council, UN’s envoy to the organization Vitaly Churkin.

Independent American cinema planned “kinoprocess” against trump

Many independent American cinemas have decided to protest against the policies of President Donald trump resuming the screening of the film “1984” by George Orwell. About it reports The Independent. The reason for the dissatisfaction of owners of steel including projects to reduce funding of artistic creation and liquidation of the National endowment for the arts. Orwell’s novel “1984” was first published in 1949. The book is written in the genre of dystopia (considered to be one of the major works of the genre). The events unfold in 1984, after a nuclear war. The protagonist Winston Smith attempts to resist established totalitarian regime. Based on the novel was filmed movies, as well as two films in 1956 and 1984. It later will demonstrate American cinema. The beginning of shows scheduled for April. On 26 January it was reported that sales of Orwell’s books in the United States reached record levels.

Tillerson Lavrov expressed condolences in connection with death Churkin

Rex Tillerson U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson expressed during a telephone conversation with Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov condolences following the passing away permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin. This was announced on Tuesday, February 21, the press service of the foreign Ministry. “On behalf of the U.S. Secretary of state expressed deep condolences over the untimely death of the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin, who knew many of the Americans”, — is spoken in the message. In addition, the parties exchanged views “on topical issues of international agenda and bilateral relations.” The conversation, as noted in the foreign Ministry, was initiated by the USA. Earlier condolences on the passing Churkin expressed the United States Ambassador in Moscow John Tefft, US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley and her predecessor, Samantha Power. In particular, Haley noted

The US representative to the UN told about the fate of relations between Moscow and Washington

Nikki Haley The U.S. and Russia could improve relations, but this will not happen if the restoration of ties will hurt European allies of Washington. This was stated by the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, her words RIA Novosti. “The United States believes that Russia can have the best relationship. We are, after all, are opposed by many common threats. But closer cooperation with Moscow can not be achieved at the expense of the security of our friends and allies from Europe,” she said, speaking at a meeting of the Security Council of an international organization. During his speech, Haley also urged Moscow to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and stressed that sanctions against Russia will not be lifted until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. In her view, Russia’s decision on provisional recognition of documents issued on uncontrollable Kiev territories of Ukraine

Tillerson expressed his condolences over the death Churkin

The head of the State Department of the United States Rex Tillerson on behalf of the country expressed condolences on the death of the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin, according to RIA Novosti.   Earlier the condolences over the death of the Russian Ambassador expressed by many officials, diplomats and public figures. Among them former US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, who was one of the main opponents Churkin at the meetings of the organization. Power said that “devastated” over the death of his colleague.   Vitaly Churkin, died February 20 at the age of 64 in new York, the day before his birthday. The diplomat died in working post. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin posthumously awarded Russia’s Ambassador to the UN the Order of courage. Photo: Ron Sachs / dpa / Globallookpress

The head of the foreign office Johnson struck subjects of the Hawaiian shorts

Londoners took the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Britain Boris Johnson during a morning jog. Photographs of a respected politician and diplomat appears in an unusual way, publishes The Telegraph.     The photos show that for street sports, the foreign Minister of the Kingdom chose a blue t-shirt, low-key hoodie with a red hat and Hawaiian shorts in the tone of the headdress. Moreover, the lower part of his tracksuit some confused with boxers.   The newspaper also publishes photos taken some time after the end of the run. They Boris Johnson out of the residence of the Prime Minister of Britain to Downing street. And here the red is just a folder in the hands of the Minister, dressed in a classic suit. Photo: steve back

Two-faced trump: what actually wants from Russia, the President of the United States

Analysts and political scientists often call the President of the United States Donald trump’s most eccentric and unpredictable President, of all that was in US history. The head of the United States often contradicts himself. In addition, his actions often run counter to accepted norms.   After taking office, the position of the trump against Russia began to change.   “Crimea was taken by Russia during the tenure of Obama. Was Obama too soft on Russia?” – ask a question the White house on his Twitter page on February 15.   Thus a press-the Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer made the statement that in Washington expect that Russia will participate in the de-escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, and then “return the Crimea”.   But just six months ago, during the presidential race, Donald trump was one of the few Western politicians who spoke respectfully about the will

Putin appointed Zhvachkin, the acting head of the Tomsk region

Sergey Zhvachkin The President of Russia Vladimir Putin accepted the early resignation of the Governor of Tomsk region Sergey Zhvachkin, and appointed him acting head of the region. This was reported on the Kremlin website on Tuesday, February 21. Zhvachkin will perform the duties of the head of the Tomsk region before the entry into office of a person elected the head of the region stated in the decree of the President. 9 Feb Zhvachkin told journalists that does not plan ahead to resign, and intends to participate in elections of the Governor of the region, which will be held in a single voting day, September 10, said TASS. “In five years we need to finish what we started”, the official explained to the media after the presentation of investment potential of region in Trading-industrial chamber of the Russian Federation. Sergey Zhvachkin was headed by the Tomsk oblast in March