In the United States reported on the negotiations with Turkey on its participation in the liberation of Raqqa

Raqqa residents (archive photo) Washington is negotiating with Ankara about its possible participation in the liberation of the Syrian city of raqqa. This was stated by the commander of the international operation against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG) in Iraq and Syria American Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, reports RIA Novosti. Details of the negotiations are not reported. The day before Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara after his release al-Baba can take part in the operation to liberate Raqqa from the militants of the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) in case reach agreement with Moscow and Washington-led international coalition. The President also noted that the next target of the Turkish army will be the liberation of the Syrian city of Manbij. February 23 the Turkish General staff said that Turkish troops and detachments of the Syrian opposition took control of the Syrian town of al-Bab. Turkey since

In the United States reported an erroneous shot Russia and Syria at the Arab coalition

Steven Townsend Russian and Syrian aircraft mistakenly struck a blow for the forces of the Arab coalition. On Wednesday, March 1, said us Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, commander of the international operation against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in Iraq and Syria, reports Reuters. The attack was carried out near the Syrian city of al-Bab on February 28. Townsend noted that in the attacks of the losses were incurred. “Yesterday Russian planes and aircraft of the regime [Syrian government] was bombed a number of villages, which, I believe, in their opinion, were in the hands of ISIS,” he explained. Townsend added that it made a few quick calls channels created to avoid conflicts, RIA Novosti reported. “The Russians admitted and have ceased to conduct bombing,” he said. According to the Agency, Russia has repeatedly stated that he accepts the decision to order airstrikes in Syria only

Review of Ambassador of Moldova in Russia came as a surprise to the foreign Ministry

Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Karasin said that the decision of Moldova to withdraw the Ambassador of Republic in Russia came as a surprise.   “The news was a bit unexpected,” admitted Karasin TASS.   According to him, the Ambassador of Moldova in Russia was “respected, reputable member of the ambassadorial corps in Moscow.”   Earlier the government of Moldova adopted a decision to recall its Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Braghis, who also headed the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Tajikistan. The reasons for the recall of a diplomat is not called.   Braghis was Ambassador to Russia and Tajikistan from 27 November 2015. Photo: Alexey Ivanov / TRK Star

It became known the name of the candidate on a post of the US Ambassador in Moscow

Former Utah Governor John huntsman is considered for the post of U.S. Ambassador in Moscow. It is reported by CNN.   Earlier media reported that huntsman could become the first Deputy Secretary of state. The huntsman was Governor of Utah from 2005-2009, U.S. Ambassador to Singapore (1992-1993) and in China (2009-2011).   He was also first Deputy assistant Secretary of Commerce and the Deputy US trade representative. Photo: Sputnik / Globallookpress

Matvienko has told about preparation of the meeting of Putin and trump

The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has told about preparation of the meeting of the presidents of Russia and the United States.   According to Matvienko, the arrangement of the meeting of the presidents was reached during a telephone conversation, trump and Putin. “Ministry of foreign Affairs is conducting training of this serious event,” – RIA Novosti quoted Matviyenko.   Telephone conversation, Putin and trump was held on January 28. Photo: Lu Jinbo / Globallookpress

Krasnoyarsk authorities responded to the words on the importation of clean snow for the arrival of Putin

In administration of Krasnoyarsk region have called creative inventions reports on the delivery of clean snow in the eve of the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin. About it the head of Department a press-services of the Governor and government of the region Gennady Klimik said the radio station “Moscow speaking”. “Humanity has not yet learned to control the weather in those formats, you are talking about. Now there is no snow anywhere, all melts, because we have a plus six, phenomenally warm, and so, of course, pure snow to sprinkle on the territory of the million city, not exactly”, — said Klimek. Commenting about the disappearance in Krasnoyarsk smog before the arrival of Putin, he said, “we Have, however, hangs a smog in the wind, but when the West wind is blowing, it carries that happened.” Head of the press service also stressed that, of course, the city authorities

In Yaroslavl have chosen the new mayor

Vladimir Sleptsov Deputies of the city Duma of Yaroslavl has chosen for mayor Vladimir Sleptsova (“United Russia”), previously acting head of the municipality. On Wednesday, March 1, reports “Interfax”. For his candidacy voted 34 deputies out of 35 were present at the meeting. Priorities in its work called blind the housing sector, repair of roads, and the development of mass sports. His main rival, former Deputy mayor Dmitry Donskov (was the defendant in the case, which condemned the ex-mayor Yevgeny Urlashov — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), received the support of only one MP of the Yaroslavl. For the post of mayor fought four candidates: editor of the newspaper “Evening Yaroslavl” Alexander Simon, the former employee of administration of the Yaroslavl region Sergey Skorikov, the lawyer of Igor Klimov and entrepreneur Elena Lesakova. 1 February it became known that the city parliamentarians voted to hold a contest for the office of

Cultural workers in Russia said about the non-payment of salaries since the beginning of the year

Cultural workers in Russia said about the non-payment of salaries since the beginning of the year In the culture of debts owed to employees of the conservatories in Moscow and St. Petersburg explained with technical failure. Moscow. March 1. INTERFAX.RU — the staff of the Moscow state Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky State Institute of art studies, Russian Institute of art history at the Saint-Petersburg Conservatory named after Rimsky-Korsakov from the beginning of 2017 faced with a full or partial non-payment of wages, reports “bi-Bi-si” with reference to the employees of these cultural institutions. Thus, according to “bi-Bi-si”, in the Moscow Conservatory wages are not paid for two months at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, some since the beginning of the new year do not transfer money at all, and others pay substantially less than half the salary. At the same time, as they say their Moscow colleagues, the salary of such

Orhan Pamuk was invited to give the Nobel prize known writers

Orhan Pamuk was invited to give the Nobel prize known writers Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk was invited to give the Nobel prize known to the authors, reports TASS. “I want the award was given to those who are known only through literature,” said Pamuk. Commenting on the award to musician Bob Dylan, Pamuk said that I was very disappointed with the decision of the Nobel Committee. According to Pamuk, there are so many great American writers, worthy of reward, and although Dylan is a remarkable man, the author of songs and poems, he is known not only for his literary talents. In addition, Pamuk reminded that earlier the prize was awarded to journalist (Svetlana Alexievich. — “Газета.Ru”). “Of course, the jury has full authority to make controversial decisions,” he said. The writer also said that Nobel prize changed his life, made him happy. “Yes, I am grateful to the jury,

Facebook banned advertising picture of “Women lovers”

Facebook banned advertising picture of “Women lovers” Facebook has banned an Australian auction house Mossgreen advertising picture with two naked women. In the social network felt that it was advertising “products and services for adults.” Facebook has banned an Australian auction house Mossgreen advertising picture with two naked women. Under the ban by the publications of the page in the social network got a painting by Australian artist Charles Blackman “Women lovers”, which depicts two women lying naked on the bed together with the cat. Facebook decided that this picture is “advertising products and services for adult” and banned the auction house to advertise it. Artist Charles Blackman 88 years. Last year his painting “chess Game” was sold for almost 1.4 million dollars. The head of Mossgreen, Paul Sumner said that the decision of a social network is ridiculous. “This is a very beautiful painting, which in any form is

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