Radicals burned a Russian flag in Vinnytsia

Photo: RIA Novosti Ukrainian radicals burned the flag of the Russian Federation in the winery, in conjunction with his promotion to the third anniversary of the events in the Crimea. This was reported by UNN. “On the night of February 27 this flag three years ago was posted on the Parliament and government in Crimea, so it has no place in Ukraine, and we burned it,” said one of the organizers Sergei Sidoruk. Before you burn the flag, the radicals stomped his feet. After the coup in Kiev in February 2014, the authorities of Crimea and Sevastopol made the decision to hold a referendum on reunification with Russia. In the vote, which took place on 16 March of the same year, took part more than 80% of eligible voters. For reunification with Russia voted, respectively, of 96.7% and 95.6% of residents of Crimea and Sevastopol. March 18, Russian President Vladimir

Ryabkov discussed with the Ambassador of Japan in Russia, the issues of regional disarmament

Photo: RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and the Ambassador of Japan in Russia Touchesa Kazuki discussed the issues of regional disarmament, said the foreign Ministry. “It was held an exchange of views on a number of topical bilateral and international issues, including issues of global and regional disarmament”, — said in comments published on the foreign Ministry website.

Fillon refused to withdraw from the presidential race because of the scandal with his wife

Fillon refused to withdraw from the presidential race because of the scandal with his wife PARIS, Mar 1 — RIA Novosti. The candidate in presidents of France from the largest opposition party, the Republicans, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon said he did not intend to withdraw from the presidential race, despite the possibility of charges against him. “Yes, I’m a candidate,” said Fillon in a speech to journalists. He confirmed receipt of the agenda for March 15 in court and stressed that only the voters should decide who will be President of France. Validation against Fillon and his wife began in late January. The former Prime Minister said that will be removed from the election, if he becomes involved in the investigation, but many times argued that the withdrawal of his candidacy from the elections will lead to the fact that the country is a crisis of the regime. The

Media: Turkey may refuse U.S. access to the Incirlik air base

Media: Turkey may refuse U.S. access to the Incirlik air base MOSCOW, 1 Mar — RIA Novosti. Turkish authorities can deny the U.S. military access to Incirlik air base if Washington would cooperate with the Kurdish “people’s protection Units” (YPG) and the “Democratic Union” (PYD) in the framework of the operation against the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the Syrian district of Raqqa, according to the newspaper Yeni Safak, citing a source. According to the source, Ankara is also considering closing its airspace to the US air force. In the course of negotiations with Washington representatives of Turkey stated that they would not object to the participation in the operation of the “Free Syrian army”, and Arabic and Kurdish population living in the district. The Incirlik air base used by US air force and Turkey, it was regulated by the Agreement on military

The head of “Rostelecom” became Mikhail Oseevsky

The head of “Rostelecom” became Mikhail Oseevsky MOSCOW, 1 Mar — RIA Novosti/Prime. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a government Directive on the appointment of the Chairman of the management Board of VTB Bank Mikhail Tatarstan the head of “Rostelecom”. “I now will give an indication that on the basis of this Directive has been assembled, the Board of Directors and to adopt all the necessary decisions”, — said the Prime Minister at a meeting with Oseevsky. Governor, thanked Medvedev for the trust and expressed the opinion that the new position would require a serious responsibility, since the company is the base company for the Telecom industry. “And how the service will be modern and accessible, depends on the quality of life of our citizens, and the possibility of creating new, smart digital economy”, — he stressed. Oseyevsky noted that over recent years “Rostelecom” has changed the structure

The Russian foreign Ministry called the fake publication of the New York Times of fake news

© Gennady Homeland/TASS MOSCOW, March 1. /TASS/. The Russian foreign Ministry considers untrue the information published in the newspaper the New York Times article “a Great red seal, Russia marks the material, which she classifies as implausible”. This is stated in a statement posted on the Ministry’s website under the heading “Examples of publications, replicated false information about Russia.”

The UN has accused the Syrian air force in the attack on a humanitarian convoy near Aleppo

An independent UN Commission to investigate human rights violations in Syria accused the Syrian air force in the attack on a humanitarian convoy near Aleppo on 19 September 2016. About it reports Reuters. Investigators believe that Syrian military “carefully planned and ruthlessly carried out an air RAID on a convoy of UN and Syrian red Crescent in Orum al-Kubra, in the countryside West of Aleppo, which killed 14 employees of humanitarian mission”. Survivors of the RAID said that the attack took place in three stages. According to them, first, helicopters dropped barrel bombs on a warehouse and residential building nearby, followed by another blow, struck the aircraft. After that aircraft was shot was on the ground with machine guns, they claim. The report of the UN Commission of these actions named as a war crime. The document also States that the previous investigation of this tragedy are unable to identify

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of China asked for help in the fight against insurgents and terrorists

Geng Shuang China required the assistance of the international community in the fight against Uighur Islamists. This is related to the Chinese foreign Ministry on Wednesday, March 1, the Agency reports Reuters. “We have repeatedly said that armed groups in Eastern Turkistan is a threat to China’s security, and we wish to cooperate with the international community to counter terrorism and Turkestan separatists”, — said the representative of the Guardian Geng Shuang. The Chinese government has announced new counter-terrorism measures after the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited on the territory of Russia) released a video of military training of Uighur terrorists. The Iraqi IG unit has released a half-hour video, which shows military exercises of the Uighurs, as well as cutting staff from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region (XUAR). Beijing is concerned that the Uighurs are mostly Muslims from the Eastern region of Xinjiang are leaving to Syria and Iraq

Islam can become the most popular religion until the end of the century

Islam can become the most popular religion until the end of the 21st century. It is stated in the forecast of the American research center Pew Research Center.   According to researchers, in 2010, lived in the world 1.6 billion Muslims, or 23 percent of the population.   According to projections, if current demographic trends continue, the number of adherents of Islam will outnumber Christians by the end of this century. The reason for this is the high birth rate among Muslims and, as a consequence, the relatively young age of most of the followers of Islam.   Photo: Alexey Ivanov / TRK “Star”

The government of Moldova recalls Ambassador to Russia

The government of Moldova recalls Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Braghis. This decision was made by members of the government of Moldova at the meeting on Wednesday, RIA Novosti reported.   “Offer to call back the Ambassador of Moldova in the Russian Federation, who concurrently holds the post of Ambassador of Moldova in Tajikistan with residence in Moscow Dmitry Braghis”, – stated in the message.   The decision will come into force if it is signed by the President of Moldova Igor Dodon. Braghis held the post of Ambassador to Russia and Tajikistan from 27 November 2015. Photo: Bastian Caro / Globallookpress