The police of Pyatigorsk check the information about the cruel treatment of animals in a local petting zoo. According to preliminary data, were killed there baby kangaroos and injured a donkey — he mutilated hooves, RIA Novosti reported citing the city Department of internal Affairs. By results of check the procedural decision will be made, said the police. Toactivity of the organization “Vita” published a post “Vkontakte” on the condition of the animals in this zoo Monday, February 20, noting that the kangaroo died because of hypothermia. In their opinion, the administration of the institution to “care about animals”. In November 2016, a similar scandal emerged around one of the capital’s contact zoos — there lost his sight a raccoon named Tosya, then the owners asked the veterinarian to euthanize the animal. The staff of the clinic “Green parrot”, where the beast diagnosed glaucoma, placed the raccoon, and providing treatment.
Patriarch Kirill The head of the ROC Patriarch Cyril has addressed to representatives of traditional religions of Russia, asking them to support the removal of abortion from the compulsory health insurance (CHI) and the idea of large families, RIA Novosti reported. In his address, Patriarch Kirill emphasized the legal aspect of the problem. “We must insist that from a religious point of view abortion is murder, and we can direct all our efforts to greatly restrict this practice, including through denial of abortion at the expense of taxpayers,” he said during a meeting of the Interreligious Council of Russia. In addition to the Orthodox, included representatives of Judaism, Islam and Buddhism. February 2 public petition for the removal of abortion from OMS Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church was signed by Supreme mufti of Russia Taglat Tajuddin. The campaign “For life” has already gathered more than 400 thousand signatures, the
A German court has convicted five Koreans for an unsuccessful rite of exorcism Moscow. 21 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — German Court convicted five citizens of South Korea, who in 2015 in Frankfurt tried to “exorcise the demons” who have mastered their cousin, which led to the death of the woman. According to the Associated Press, the court recognized that the main accused — 44-year-old cousin of the victim — deceased inflicted the most serious damage as a result of which she died. She was sentenced to six years in prison. The other four defendants, including 16-year-old son of the victim, received suspended sentences. The Prosecutor demanded a more severe punishment, but the court concluded that the relatives of the deceased actually believed that 41-year-old woman was possessed by a demon and it will save only the rite of exorcism.
In Barcelona detained with shooting a stolen truck with gas Spanish police had to use weapons to stop a truck with gas cylinders carried on the wrong side of the road in Barcelona. According to police, the truck was stolen. The driver ignored police demands to stop and tried to break away from the chase. However, he went into the oncoming lane of the road in the centre of town and hit a few other machines. In the end, the police motorcyclists fired several shots toward the car. Police did not specify whether these were warning shots, noting only that the driver of a stolen car saw aimed his gun at him and stopped. It is reported that the alleged hijacker wounded in the incident were not received. He was a native of Sweden, previously observed by a psychiatrist. He was sent for a medical examination, and then plans to
The government will allocate subsidies between Russia’s leading universities According to the order, this should increase their competitiveness in the world. Moscow. 21 Feb. INTERFAX.RU Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a government decree “On the distribution of subsidies between Russia’s leading universities to enhance their competitiveness among the leading world scientific and educational centers,” published Tuesday on the government website. “In the framework of the state program “Development of education” for 2013-2020 funds in the amount of 10.3 billion rubles are allocated 21 Russian universities to improve their competitiveness among leading research and educational centers. Funds provided for these purposes in the Federal budget for 2017″, — stated in the decree of February 17, 2017 No. 281-R. According to the introduction of the Russian Ministry of education and signed by the head of government is the document that approves the distribution in 2017 of the Federal budget subsidies provided for
Trutnev is calling Russians from abroad for the sake of “far Eastern hectare” VLADIVOSTOK, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the far East Yuri Trutnev urged Russians living abroad to return home and to take “far Eastern hectare”. “Our visits to the program website are from United States, Germany, Ukraine, from Kazakhstan, from a number of other countries. It would be great if there people returned to Russia. I mean those who have left the Russian passport. It is clear that the citizens of America hectare we give is not planned. But if a person has a Russian passport and he got lost in the ocean, let him come back,” — said Trutnev in an interview with the newspaper “Izvestia”. The law on “far hectare” entered into force on 1 June 2016. The law excluded the possibility of transition of the rights to the resulting
The Indian was alive at my own funeral In India, seventeen-year-old resident of the city in Dharwad in Karnataka woke up on the way to his own funeral. About this newspaper the Times of India. As told by the parents of the young man, about a month ago he was bitten by a stray dog. The teenager had a high fever that lasted for several weeks. His condition became critical and he was hospitalized. The young man was placed in the intensive care unit. The doctors wanted to connect it to the machine. However, native decided to take his son home, because they do not have the ability to pay for treatment, reports RIA Novosti. The young man for a long time showed no signs of life. When my parents decided that the teenager died. The funeral procession headed from the city to the village where the young man was
Poroshenko urged the EU to strengthen sanctions against Russia due to the recognition of documents of the DNI and LC KIEV, February 21. /TASS/. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko urged the EU to strengthen sanctions against Russia due to the recognition of documents proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk republics (DPR and LPR). This was reported by press Secretary of the President Svyatoslav Tsigalko. “The President called for the tightening of sanctions against Russia for its recognition of fake documents, the fake republics”, — he wrote on his Twitter page. This opinion was voiced by Poroshenko during the meeting with the EU Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management Stylianides Christ. The Ukrainian leader also said that the recognition of the DNI and LC documents in Russia, contrary to the Minsk agreements. “From the point of view of international law is already an element of recognition of these illegal groups and,
Shoigu said the development of nuclear forces of Russia “an absolute priority” The development of strategic nuclear forces is a priority for Russia. This was stated by defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, reports TASS. On the role of nuclear weapons for Russia, the Minister said in his speech at the all-Russian youth forum “International military-political and military-economic cooperation: current trends” at MGIMO. Shoigu noted that over time the role of nuclear weapons will inevitably decline due to the development of high-precision weapons Despite that Shoigu confirmed that the development of nuclear power remains a priority for Russia. Russia’s possession of nuclear weapons guarantees deterrence of aggression against her by any foreign state.Sergey Sogojeva Defense Shoigu stressed that Russia has precision weapons that allows us to speak about reducing the role of nuclear deterrent. The number of samples of such weapons by the Minister of transferred cruise missiles of sea basing “Caliber”,
Neil Gaiman became a goodwill Ambassador for the UN refugee English writer Neil Gaiman has become a goodwill Ambassador for the UN refugee. This was reported on the website of the United Nations. Gaiman has already participated in the campaigns of UN associated with the dissemination of information about the plight of refugees. Organization the writer has worked the last three years. Gaiman also helped to raise funds to help the refugees. The writer believes that the attempt to understand and help the refugees needed as never before. I’ve heard many stories about the horrors and the nightmares, the hopes of people about how they managed to survive. I became convinced of the firmness and dignity of these luganil Gaiman in an interview with TV host Jonathan Ross Now Neil Gaiman is working on a new book — a sequel to “Zadora” and a series on the book “Good omens”,