Irish Holy neerlandica origin On 17 March the world celebrates St Patrick’s Day. The feast honoring the patron Saint of Ireland — St. Patrick — has gained popularity in most countries of the world, and he became one of the main symbols of the country. However, St. Patrick was not only an Irishman by birth, but his name received. Interesting facts about one of the most popular holidays in the world — in the collection “News”. Letter for St. Patrick’s In fact, according to historians, the future St. Patrick was a Roman. In Ireland he first came against their will — 16-year-old boy who lived in Roman Britain, kidnapped by a gang of robbers from the country. When Patrick was brought to the territory of the state, he was sold into slavery. According to the “Confession” of St. Patrick, one of the main (and very few) sources of information about
In the US the court will decide the issue of recognition of a chimpanzee personalities Appellate division of the Supreme court of the district court in new York began proceedings on whether to consider the personalities of the two captive chimpanzees — Tommy and Kiko. This was reported on the website of the American animal protection organization Nonhuman Rights Project, have addressed with the corresponding request. According to the President of the Association, attorney Stephen wise, the American government needs to recognize these apes a number of the same rights which people have. The lawyer insists that they are not in captivity and released to the Florida sanctuary where conditions close to natural. Wise emphasizes that, in accordance with certain provisions of American law, in some cases, persons in the legal sense can be recognized not only people, but organizations, respectively, it is also applicable to chimpanzees. Went to fight
The main cat of Britain was caught in malfeasance Cat Larry, who was taken to serve in the office of the Prime Minister of great Britain, unable to cope with their responsibilities at catching mice. Instead, he prefers to play with them. The time of the Commission of flagrant misconduct hit the lens of the photographer. Visual evidence of the incompetent cat Larry captured political photographer Steve Back. A tiny mouse, which met the Chief Mouser Downing street, after a short game successfully escaped, wrote Back, the message which is quoted by The Telegraph. No10 Downing Street cat Larry misses out on a tasty treat as a pesky mouse escapes from his clutches – The Sun https://t.co/DHsD4vb3Ls pic.twitter.com/6m9BfGB3QU — Spotty Kips (@spottykips) 17 Mar 2017 Recently, Larry has been spotted asleep, while the mouse was walking right under his nose. Larry was taken to serve in the office due to
Photo: RIA Novosti Department of information security (before 2010 — Department of journalism) Moscow Military University (VU) is ready to resume military training of journalists for the Ministry of defence and other power structures of Russia, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, the Professor of the Department Colonel Vladimir Larchenkov. Previously, the newspaper “Izvestia” reported that the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation and the Federal service of national guard troops (Regardie) resumed the training of military journalists, the latest edition of which took place in 2013; the relevant professionals is again planned to teach at the Department of journalism WU. According to the newspaper, the defense Minister, army General Sergey Shoigu has taken a decision on the set of WU in 2017 20 students-journalists: 10 of them will be trained on the application of Regardie, the rest will be prepared for further military service in the Russian defense Ministry.
Photo: Reuters Acting state Department spokesman mark Toner said that the United States will leave in force the sanctions against Russia in connection with the annexation of Crimea, while Russia maintains control over the Peninsula. This is stated in a statement received by “Газету.Ru”. “Russia held an illegitimate referendum in which the residents of Crimea were forced to vote, while armed foreign forces “occupied” their land,” – said in a statement. The Toner added that “the US does not recognize Russia’s “referendum” held on 16 March 2014.” According to him, human rights organizations have recorded since the referendum, the cases of enforced disappearances, killings, torture and hospitalizations in psychiatric institutions. The spokesman added that the Crimean authorities conducted illegal actions against the Crimean Tatars, ethnic Ukrainians, Pro-Ukrainian activists and independent journalists. “Our sanctions associated with the Crimea, will remain in operation until until Russia will regain control over the Peninsula
Konstantin Zatulin © Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. The state Duma has instructed its Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications to initiate a review of “Radio Liberty”, “Voice of America”, CNN and other working in Russia, us media on the compliance of their activities with the Russian legislation. The author of the relevant Protocol Commission of the chamber was made by first Deputy Chairman of the Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots Konstantin Zatulin (“United Russia”). “Please instruct the state Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications to organize the verification activities of the American media: “Radio Liberty”, “Voice of America”, CNN and others on their compliance activities with the Russian legislation”, – stated in the document approved by deputies at the end of the plenary session. “After the presidential elections in the United States of American policy, made a systematic
Igor Dodon and Vladimir Putin © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with President of Moldova Igor Dodon settlement in Transnistria. “There is a very important, very sensitive issue associated with the settlement of the Transnistrian problem, about it we will talk separately,” – said the Russian President at the meeting with the Moldovan leader. Putin proposed Dodon at a meeting to discuss cooperation in the economy and recalled that this year Russia and Moldova will celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations.
MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. The statement of the former President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovich on 1 March 2014 with a request of sending troops was read out at the UN Security Council as indicative information. This was reported by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on his page in social network Facebook. “Application (for some reason called “the letter”) was not registered and was not considered neither in presidential administration (AP) on Russia, nor in the Federation Council. In other words, the statement was signed by the President of Ukraine, read in the UN security Council as very significant information about the situation in Ukraine, but no decision on it in the AP or in the Federation Council of Russia was not taken”, – said Zakharov. The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry noted that around read in March 2014 the UN security Council’s statements in
Verhovye Ministry of justice asked the court to ban in Russia “Jehovah’s Witnesses” Moscow. March 17. INTERFAX.RU — the Ministry of justice filed to the Supreme court the claim about a ban in the country of the organization “Jehovah’s Witnesses” after identified during the inspection violations of anti-extremist legislation was reported in the press service of the Ministry. “The Ministry of justice of Russia in the period from 8 to 27 February 2017 unscheduled documentary check of conformity of activities of Religious organizations “Administrative center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia,” stated in its Charter purposes and tasks”, — stated in the message of press-service, received on Friday at the request of “Interfax”. According to the Ministry, “the organization’s activities carried out with violations of the statutory goals and objectives, as well as the current legislation of the Russian Federation, including Federal law “On countering extremist activities”. “In this regard, the
Israel explained to air strikes on Hizbollah positions in Syria The military has stated that they intend to prevent the transport of weapons destined for the Lebanese group. Moscow. March 17. INTERFAX.RU — the Israeli air force launched air strikes on positions of the Lebanese Shiite group “Hezbollah” in Syria, fighting on the side of the government troops, reports on Friday, the Israel defense forces. “At night, the Israeli air force attacked several targets in Syria,” — said in a statement the military. It is noted that Israel launched airstrikes on a number of objects to prevent the smuggling of weapons to Hizballah, supported by Iran In turn, Israel has accused Syria of firing their aircraft. As reported by Haaretz, citing the military, Israeli planes attacked targets in Syria and were fired anti-aircraft missiles. None of them hit the target, and one of the rockets was intercepted by Israeli air