Anatoly Kucherena © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, March 20. /TASS/. The lawyer of the former employee of U.S. intelligence Edward Snowden, Anatoly Kucherena called rumors information about the exchange Snowden for serving punishment in the United States of a Russian citizen Viktor bout. “Snowden did not consider himself guilty, he is not in front of anyone and there is no need to make excuses, because everything he did he did in the name of public good. And to say that some kind of pardon, some kind of transfer it somewhere – it’s completely a rumor, which is heated by the same employees of U.S. intelligence – the CIA and the NSA: “And here is the Booth we have, and whether the exchange”. All this is from the evil one”, – he stressed.
The state Duma has proposed to appoint the head wounds of the President of the Russian Federation Scientific Secretary of the RAS reported that the new elections of the head of the Academy in November, will under the new scheme. Moscow. March 20. INTERFAX.RU — New election of the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) can take under the new scheme — in the state Duma is preparing amendments to the law on science that will directly affect this procedure, told “Interfax” the scientific Secretary of the RAS Mikhail Paltsev. “You can talk about the analogy with the Moscow and St. Petersburg universities, where leaders are appointed by the President of Russia. Is there enough revolutionary changes are prepared, in any case, the materials, the documents that I saw in April, the law is already supplied to the Committee, not much time left,” said Fingers Agency on Monday.
The court in Warsaw sentenced the accused to Russian espionage to 4 years of prison WARSAW, 20 Mar — RIA Novosti. The district court in Warsaw on Monday sentenced a Russian citizen to four years in prison on charges of espionage, reports the news Agency PAP. “Four years in prison for lawyer Stanislav sh., accused in espionage in favor of Russia,” the court ruled. The prosecution asked to sentence the first Russian to 10 years in prison, but then reduced the requirement to 6 years. The defence argued for acquittal. Lawyer Stanislav S. (according to Polish law, the name of the defendant is not disclosed) was arrested in October 2014 on suspicion of espionage in favor of Russia. The defendant, who has Polish and Russian citizenship, classified, the trial was held behind closed doors. Parents Stanislaus, said earlier that the case relies on the testimony of an undercover agent —
In the European Parliament is concerned about the growth of Russian influence in Serbia Moscow. March 20. INTERFAX.RU — the strengthening of Russian influence in Serbia is a serious concern, said the Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on foreign policy, German politician David McAllister. “Russia is deliberately pursuing in Serbia the strategy of tension. It is a cause for serious concern,” said McAllister in an interview with Die Welt newspaper published on Monday. According to the MP representing the party of the Christian democratic Union (CDU), Moscow is trying to exert a massive influence on the media, some politicians, and civil society in Serbia Despite the fact that the EU is the largest investor in Serbia intends to 2020 to allocate Serbia 1.5 billion euros of financial assistance for the implementation of the reform and development of the economy, “Russia is perceived by Serbian society as the most important
The district court in Warsaw sentenced the lawyer with Polish and Russian citizenship, to four years of imprisonment for espionage in favor of Russia. On Tuesday, March 20, according to Sputnik with reference to the Agency PAP. The man was arrested in October 2014. Hearings passed in the closed mode. According to his parents, charges are based solely on the testimony of a Polish intelligence agent. In their opinion, during the investigation the fault of their son has not been proven. The prosecution demanded to sentence him to six years in prison, the defense insisted on acquittal. The material Sputnik is the name of the convict — Stanislav surname prohibits to disclose the laws of Poland. In may 2016, when it became aware of the presentation of a lawyer charges, the Associated Press referring to the Polish media broadcast that he is the son of the former goalkeeper of the
In the main building of the Procurator fiscal of France in Paris evacuated employees because of the threat of explosion. It is reported by Le Figaro. 10:12 local time (12:12 MSK) in the police Department called unknown, who reported about the bomb in the building Supervisory authority bomb. Arrived at the scene the police, bomb experts and dog handlers. Check premises for the presence of explosives. Financial news — a division of the Supervisory authority of the country involved in the investigation of crimes in the economic sphere. Currently, the employees of this office conduct a formal investigation in respect of the candidate in presidents of France from the right-wing “Republicans” françois Fillon, as well as preliminary check against the other contender for the presidency of Emmanuel Macron.
Martin Schaefer Medium-term financial plans of Germany not include raising the defense spending to two percent of GDP. This is the representative of the German foreign Ministry Martin Schaefer said during his briefing, his words RIA Novosti reported. It is also called “being realistic” in the issue of increasing military budgets. On March 19 the Minister of defence of Germany Ursula von der Leyen responded to the words of the President of the United States Donald trump: he said that Berlin owes NATO a huge amount of money. “NATO has no delinquent accounts,” said von der Leyen. According to her, the financial contribution to peacekeeping missions, the fight against “Islamic state” (banned in the Russian organization), which is not part of the mandate of the Alliance, and a variety of humanitarian programs is also available on this expenditure. March 18, trump commented on the talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel,
The police detained the operator of the loader in St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo airport, which for six months was regularly performed by the theft of a cargo of parcels totaling more than half a million rubles. On Monday, March 20, according to the website of the Department of transport of the MIA of Russia in the Northwest Federal district. It is clarified that the 31-year-old man “has committed theft of mobile phones in number of 11 pieces of the tablet, as well as menswear brands and alcohol products”. Part of the stolen is withdrawn. In respect of airport staff living in the city of Tosno Leningrad region, a criminal case under part 2 of article 158 of the criminal code (“Theft”). Employees of linear Department of internal Affairs of Russia also have identified three movers that can be involved in crimes. 11 Feb worker at the Omsk airport rammed a freight
The guards of the supermarket “Dixie” in the Novodevichy proyezd in Central Moscow, the beat of the buyer, reports TASS with reference to the Metropolitan Moi. Eyewitnesses called to the scene by police officers. To explain the reasons why the conflict occurred, the buyer could not, according to the publication “Current news”. As a result, police detained two people and took them to the office. In fact the incident is checked, police said. In February, the security guards in the store “Avoska” in the Moscow district Chertanovo beat buyer, suspecting him of theft of the pan. The victim said that he had no intent of anything to steal. According to the man, he took a frying pan to show it to his wife, who was also in the trade hall. In January, the buyer of one of the capital’s supermarkets had a fight with the guards because of the beer.
Oleg Nilov The Deputy of the state Duma from “Fair Russia” Oleg Nilov has prepared a draft law on the establishment on March 18, the Day of the popular will. It is reported TASS on Monday, March 20. “I believe that the example of the Crimean referendum is possible not only to celebrate the Day of national will. I propose to discuss the possibility of holding in this day of the referendum on the scheme of a single day on a variety of issues — Federal, regional, local, without intermediaries”, — said Nilov. The MP believes that the Day of the popular will needs to celebrate the whole country and not only the inhabitants of the Peninsula. March 18, the Russian foreign Ministry has congratulated residents of Crimea with the third anniversary of joining the Peninsula to Russia, the song “Sevastopol — banner.” The agreement on the accession of Crimea