In the United States has proposed to name the street in front of the Russian Embassy in honor Nemtsov MOSCOW, 28 Feb — RIA Novosti. Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill to rename the street in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington in honor of slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, said in a statement published on the official website of the Republican. “Two years ago, Boris Nemtsov was killed in Moscow on a bridge near the Kremlin, and no one has been held accountable”, — said in a statement Rubio. Thus, the Senator is proposing to name the street “Boris Nemtsov Plaza” in honor “of Nemtsov and to all Russians fighting for their democratic rights”. This is not the first case when the U.S. government offered to call the objects in his capital, in honor of the Soviet and Russian leaders. So, in 1984 the Committee on appropriations of
The U.S. Senate approved the Wilbur Ross to the post of Minister for trade Moscow. 28 Feb. INTERFAX.RU Billionaire Wilbur Ross on Monday approved by the U.S. Senate to the post of Minister of Commerce, reports the correspondent of “Interfax” in Washington. More than 50 senators out of 100 voted “for” thus gained a sufficient number of votes to approve the candidate. Ross 79 years old, he is an investment specialist who made billionaire on business optimization bankrupt companies. Senate confirms billionaire Wilbur Ross to be President Trump’s secretary of commerce. https://t.co/2ArtgCM7gP pic.twitter.com/ywu1P9zMHw — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) February 28, 2017.
Kiev has considered the ultimatum of the DNI and the LC violation of the Minsk agreements Moscow. 28 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — taking control of the Ukrainian authorities jurisdiction beyond the control of Kiev territories of Donbass will be a direct violation of the Minsk agreements, said the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine Georgy Tuka. “The inviolability of Ukrainian enterprises, including Railways, was a condition reached during talks in Minsk. That is, if now we will witness the fact that the Ukrainian enterprises which are registered on the territory of Ukraine, will be taken under, as they said, external control, it will be a direct violation of the Minsk agreements”, — he said in the program “Svoboda words” on ICTV channel. In addition, Tuck believes that in the case of these enterprises have no future. On Monday the head of the breakaway Donetsk
Tatiana Moskalkova © Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS MOSCOW, February 28. /TASS/. The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova called humanitarian action the decree of President Vladimir Putin for recognition of documents of residents self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. “This is a humanitarian action to help people who find themselves without identity documents, for reasons beyond their control. Ukraine refused to issue new passports to those who have expired terms, and those young people who have reached the age for obtaining a passport”, – she told on air of TV channel “Russia-24”. Moskalkova said that “from these documents depends on everything – health care, education, social benefits and guarantees”. “That is why Russia made such a move. I believe that this is a necessary and proper humanitarian action,” – said Moskalkova. 18 February Vladimir Putin signed a decree “On the recognition in Russia of the documents and registration
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov © Sergey Fadeichev/TASS MOSCOW, February 28. /TASS/. The first contacts with U.S. officials had not discussed and did not discuss criteria for lifting the sanctions, but to conduct a political dialogue with Washington without them it would be easier. This was stated by Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, speaking at a round table in the state Duma, devoted to Russian-American relations.
Customs of Poland from March 1 will stop working. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Finance of Poland. According to the law, signed by President Andrzej Duda, the customs service will integrate with the tax. The new Agency will be called the National fiscal administration (Krajowa Administracja Skarbowa), their powers will be significantly expanded. The border crossings will operate as usual, the structure of the customs posts also will not change. Russia borders Poland exclusively in the Kaliningrad region. The length of the land border — 204,1 km, sea — 32.2 kilometer. There are seven border crossings, of which three train, four — car.
Off the coast of the Japanese Prefecture of Fukushima, an earthquake of magnitude 5.6. About it reports Reuters. Tremors were felt in the North-Western regions of the country, in Tokyo rocked the building. At the same time, the government has not announced the alarm in connection with possible tsunamis. About casualties and destruction of messages are not received. On 2 February it was reported that in the area of the second unit of the Japanese nuclear power plant “Fukushima-1” fixed deadly levels of radiation. Examination revealed that the intensity of radiation is 530 sievert per hour (dose of 20 SV leads to instant death). Three days earlier in the supports of the reactor was found the hole, presumably resulting from leakage of hot nuclear fuel. March 11, 2011 was the strongest in the history of Japan earthquake with magnitude 9.1, which caused a tsunami with a wave height of over
The driver of the car “Gazel” collided in the suburbs with the SUV, which was the actor Nikolai Karachentsov, said in an interview with TV channel “Zvezda” about how the accident occurred. According to the man, he allegedly did not violate the rules and until the last moment have not seen the white jeep. “There was nobody back then, when I turned, he was there,” explained the driver of “Gazelle”. According to preliminary data, the man who drove the van, and was responsible for the accident. According to the overall picture of the accident, two cars were moving in the direction of Moscow in the same row. At some point, the SUV went on overtaking, while “Gazelle” was to turn left. A chance to avoid the collision, no one was gone. The car, the passenger of which was Nikolai Karachentsov, was managed by his wife. Also in
Honored master of sports of the USSR, Soviet hockey player and a Russian coach Boris Mikhailov commented on the message about the death of Vladimir Petrov. “We were friends for 50 years, but the disease was stronger than his strong character. Gone from the life of my friend, a great hockey player, a decent man, a family man. A great loss for Soviet and Russian sport, because he has done a lot to promote hockey not only in our country but throughout the world”, – said Mikhailov. “When we played he was the strongest centre forwards not just of his time, he was ahead of time. He has contributed to international hockey as one of the best Central strikers,” he added. Vladimir Petrov together with Boris Mikhailov and Valery Kharlamov played in a trio, which has made a significant contribution to the resounding victory of the Soviet
Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Igor Voronchenko, claiming allegedly looted the Ukrainian corvettes in Crimea, begging for the West decommissioned ships for replenishment of the fleet. So says the Deputy of the state Duma Dmitry Belik. According to him, the Ukrainian commander or “vague information”, or he is deliberately spreading lies. “Ukrainian Admiral lies, he has no idea that a large landing ship “Konstantin Olshansky” since 2013 were in need of serious repair, corvettes are at the piers Bay South in 2014, they carried a watch, in the sea they do not go”, – quotes RIA Novosti Deputy. Belik also added that the black sea fleet receives components for ships and does not require a decommissioned Ukrainian corvettes. Earlier, the commander of naval forces of VSU Igor Voronchenko said that Russia allegedly uses remaining in the Crimea Ukrainian ships as donors for the ships of the