An avalanche in the French Savoie has covered several skiers

An avalanche descended upon one of the ski resorts of the French Savoie region, has covered several skiers. It is reported by Le Parisien. The mass descended from the mountains of snow crossed the ski run Carline. “Under the rubble can be buried a large number of people,” said the local police. The exact number of victims is still unknown. Over the scene, circling helicopter of the gendarmerie. As noted, from-for difficult weather conditions it is difficult to estimate the thickness of snow cover and to notice movement underneath the survivors. February 13, the area is also avalanche. Then killed a family of three people and the instructor. 6 February it was reported that the victims of a descent of several avalanches in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan were more than 100 people. The largest number of deaths was noted in Nuristan province on the Pakistani border: there

Sociologists have estimated the number of victims of corruption in the Asia-Pacific region

About 900 million people living in the Asia-Pacific region (APR), were forced to pay bribes in 2016. This is stated in the report of the NGO Transparency International, published on its website. The highest level of corruption was identified in India and Vietnam, where almost two thirds of respondents are unable to access public services without additional cash incentives to the officials. Less often with bribery faced by the people of Japan, South Korea and Australia. Almost a third of respondents reported that bribery by the police. In other areas, including education and health, this indicator was lower. Bribers are more likely to be younger than 35 years (34 percent) and representatives of the poor (38 percent). Men and women faced with a corrupt, almost equally often (30 and 27 percent, respectively). The survey involved more than 20 thousand people from 16 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific region.

In the accident near Chelyabinsk exploded bus: video

In the city of Miass, Chelyabinsk region faced passenger car and taxi. After hitting the bus immediately broke out, and handed it over. Footage of the accident recorded DVR riding near cars.   When the flames of the taxi finally stopped, he started jumping out of the frightened passengers.   According to witnesses, the blame for the accident, the driver of the car taking off into the oncoming lane. Him from the car could pull out just arrived on the scene rescuers. Medical aid was required and one of the passengers of the bus. Video: eds200eds / YouTube

Khodorkovsky resigns as Chairman of Open Russia

Businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky will leave the post of Chairman of the movement “Open Russia”. About it on the page in Facebook wrote the Executive Director of the movement Timur Valeev.   “Khodorkovsky really is leaving the post of Chairman of the Open Russia movement. He promised it in Helsinki in November last year, saying that will be the Chairman of the newly established organization, the first six months,” he explained.   Valeev said that the new Chairman of the “Open Russia” will be elected in mid-April. Khodorkovsky himself while the reasons for the withdrawal are not reported.   Mikhail Khodorkovsky was convicted in Russia in two criminal casesrelated to fraud, tax evasion, hideanim of oil and legalization of proceeds from its sale. He was subsequently pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin and went to Europe.   A few months ago the ex-head of Yukos was accused of involvement in the

IMF plunder of Ukraine for the debt – analyst

The political scientist Alexei Kochetkov commented on the plans for the IMF to provide Ukraine the next tranche. As stated in the program “this morning” on TV channel “the Star” the President of Fund of development of civil society institutions “public diplomacy”, the Square will eventually have to pay for the debts to the International monetary Fund territories.   In addition, the expert expressed confidence that the next tranche will not go to the intended target and end up in the pockets of the oligarchs.   “So he’s not going the intended target. It’s a business. The oligarchs are now all primary business is making loans. They consider them as personal profit. Well, pitched there for seven to eight parts, not the fact that these parts will be equal. And here it is already a profit. Take alone. And will give then the whole country, one more question, what will

Men-the Communists volunteered to erect a monument to the revolutionaries in Moscow

Nadezhda Krupskaya “Communists of Russia” proposed to establish in Moscow a monument to the women revolutionaries. The party will forward the appropriate address to the city administration right after International women’s day, reported on its website on Tuesday, March 7. “It’s time to immortalize in bronze women revolutionary Clara Zetkin, Rosa Luxemburg, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Alexandra Kollontai, who devoted their lives to the struggle for social liberation of women, for the basis of this wonderful holiday — the 8th of March”, — said the leader of the party Maxim suraykin. According to him, the sculpture depicting the four revolutionaries, will symbolize the unity of the Russian and international movement for women’s rights. Suraykin also added that the male half of the party is ready to participate in the installation of the monument. On November 29 the “Communists of Russia” has suggested to name in honor of the leader of the Cuban

The Church Board refused to accept the bust of Nicholas II, the myrrh-streaming

In the Church Commission said that the bust of Nicholas II and the icons in the chapel at the building of Prosecutor’s office in Simferopol will not stream myrrh. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the statement of the Simferopol and Crimean diocese. “At the time of visit of the chapel of the Holy Royal passion-bearers by the Commission signs of occurrence on the bronze bust of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II and the icons in the chapel are not installed”, — noted in the diocese. Nevertheless, the Commission encouraged the priest to continue monitoring and report in case of appearance of signs of occurrence. It is noted that the Commission consisted of Archimandrite Kallinikos (Chernysheva), archpriests Nicholas Donetsk, Bogdan Severin, John Shimon and John Pristanskiy. On the occurrence of the bust of the last Russian Emperor on March 4, said the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya. “It is

Named regions with the poorest teachers

The lowest salaries are teachers of Ingushetia, Dagestan and Mari-El. According to the national news service (NSN), evidenced by the results of the study of the Russian popular front (onf). In Ingushetia was recorded in real wages at the average level of 13.4 thousand roubles, in Dagestan — 14.5 thousand rubles, in Mariy El — 14.6 thousand rubles. The biggest salary of the teachers in the Chukotka Autonomous district. On average, they receive 57,6 thousand. In Moscow the average salary of a teacher of 55.9 thousand rubles. Over 50 thousand teachers get Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district. The researchers found that 21.6 percent of teachers do not understand how the payroll. Another 15 percent did not know about the regulation about wages. 8 percent admitted that they had signed a collective document, under the pressure of leadership. The head of the working group onf Lyubov Dukhanina said that many study participants talked

In the Center of the Roerichs explained searches in the Museum

In the Center of the Roerichs explained searches in the Museum Vice-President of the International center of the Roerichs (ICR) Alexander Stetsenko called the cause of searches in a Moscow mansion Lopukhins. According to him, this is due to financial dispute, the radio station “Moscow speaking” on Tuesday, March 7. “The investigating authorities and taken off and we have pictures. The Museum staff did not allow it. Of course, this decision is material to the dispute. We in the court Monday for eviction. The decision to destroy the Museum,” — said Stetsenko. Earlier Tuesday it was reported that law enforcement officers blocked the building of the ICR in Moscow. Investigators seized approximately 200 exhibits of the Museum and called the workers of the center for investigative experiment in the Museum. ICR — international public organization, which is located in the Lopukhins ‘ estate in the Small Znamensky lane. The building

The landslide brought skiers to the resort in the French Alps

The landslide brought skiers to the resort in the French Alps A bolt from the blue covered skiers in the resort of Tignes in the French Alps. In the disaster area is the search and rescue operation. The exact number of people trapped under the snow, is unknown. According to the local gendarmerie, the avalanche could cover at least 10 employees. As have informed RIA Novosti the representative of the Federal tourism Agency, the Agency has no data on whether there are victims among the Russian tourists skiers. Local media reported that due to bad weather conditions, rescuers still could not use the helicopter to search for missing skiers. It is also reported that in the last days in the area of avalanche was heavy snowfall. The latest pictures from Tignes, France, where an avalanche has happened on-piste. Officials say several people are buried under the snow. — Sky