National Geographic was criticized for a risky photo-shoot on the tracks National Geographic magazine was attacked on the part of users Instagram once published in your account the American photographer Diana Markosian, where the girl is standing on the railroad tracks. Users have accused the publication of invisible approving photo shoots, done in unsafe conditions. The criticism drew attention to the portal PetaPixel. Image by @markosian | Along the never-ending road to sunset in Los Angeles, California. #magichour #magnumphotos Publication: National Geographic (@natgeo) APR 11 2017 5:49 PDT The photo was taken in Los Angeles. Subscribers were angered by the fact that the frame was released without any warnings about the danger of such photo shoots. “Why is she standing on the train tracks!!!” I was amazed users. Just in the news reported that in a train killed two people, and you share a picture of a person standing on
Photo: RIA Novosti Estonia was denied entry operator REN TV channel Ilya Omelchenko, who went on a lighting forum “Open Russia”, reported on the website of the channel. “Estonian border guards have denied entry operator REN TV Ilya Omelchenko, heading for an editorial job at the forum “Open Russia”, – stated in the message. On the website States that the film crew went to Tallinn with all necessary documents – the journalists had the passport with the business visa, as well as accreditation for the event, “decorated with observance of all formalities”. Moreover, as noted on REN TV correspondent channel allowed on the territory of Estonia, and the operator similarly documented – no. As the reasons for the refusal, the border service said the “absence of documents confirming the purpose and conditions of stay in the country,” after which the employee channel passport was taken, the report said. Now, according
Photo: RIA Novosti The website of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia is regularly exposed to attacks from IP addresses in the United States. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. “Today we are confronted with it on a regular basis. I speak only for the Russian foreign Ministry’s website, but the websites of other departments are also under attack, she said. – According to experts, the foreign Ministry’s website is regularly exposed to attacks from IP addresses in the USA, in February there were three attacks, in March, the number has increased. The number of “bots” – malware, from the total number of visitors amounted to 88%”.
Sports hall of school №1 in Beslan © Anton Podgaiko/TASS MOSCOW, April 13. /TASS/. The Ministry of justice of Russia considers unfounded conclusions of the European court of human rights (ECHR) regarding the operation to free hostages captured by terrorists in Beslan and will appeal against them within three months. This was stated by the Ministry of justice in connection with the decision of the Strasbourg court awarded to pay victims a total of €2,995 million as compensation for moral damage.
© Michael Pochuev/TASS MOSCOW, April 13. /TASS/. The profile state Duma Committee on transport and construction recommended the lower chamber of the Parliament to adopt in the first reading a package of bills aimed at the implementation of the programme of renovation of housing.
The white house called victory trump the decision of China not to block a resolution on SAR WASHINGTON, 13 APR — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Zlatarev. China’s decision to abstain on the draft resolution of the UN Security Council on Syria, proposed by Washington, London and Paris, is a “huge victory,” the US President Donald trump, said on Wednesday the White house spokesman Sean Spicer. China earlier Wednesday abstained from voting on the draft resolution, which the authors laid the responsibility for the chemical attack in the Syrian Idlib on the Syrian government. Spicer saw it as support of Beijing. “Receiving the support of Beijing is a huge diplomatic victory to this President of the country,” he told TV channel Fox News. Press Secretary of the White house also said that trump had a fruitful meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping recently in Florida. According to him, this allowed the “restore
NATO chief: Ukraine should decide itself whether it wants to join the Alliance WASHINGTON, 13 APR — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Zlatarev. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Ukraine should decide itself whether it wants to join the Alliance. “It all depends on whether Ukraine wants to apply. If that happens, NATO will have to decide whether it meets the necessary requirements,” he said in a broadcast of CNN. The NATO chief noted that “Ukraine focuses on the formation of the defence sector, which would meet NATO standards”. Also Stoltenberg responded affirmatively to the question about support for a possible expansion of the Alliance “through the adoption of a country”. As an example, he cited Montenegro. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in December 2014, amended the two laws, abandoning non-aligned status of the state. The new military doctrine of the country stipulates the renewal rate in NATO: Ukraine by 2020
Syria has asked the OPCW to verify the existence of chemical weapons in Khan Sheyhun and Chirata UN 13 APR — RIA Novosti. Syria sent a letter to the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW), inviting her to check the presence of chemical weapons in Khan Sheyhun, where it was allegedly used, and at the base of the government troops Shirt, which the US attacked under the pretext of chemical weapons, said on Wednesday the permanent representative of Syria to the UN Bashar ja’afari. “My country in the context of the ongoing transparent cooperation with the OPCW indeed sent a letter to the Director-General of the organization urging them to send a neutral, professional and impartial mission in Khan shaykhun and the base Shirt in order to establish exactly what happened, in a comprehensive, transparent and fair manner. Syria declares its readiness to grant access of the mission
Ahmet Üzümcü Mission fact-finding Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) will take two to three weeks to work on the investigation of alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Khan Sheyhun. About it as transfers TASS, said on Thursday, April 13, the Director General of the organization Ahmet üzümcü to the Executive Council. Üzümcü urged States parties of the OPCW “shall promptly share any with the case information and allow the Mission to establish the facts two to three weeks for the completion of their work.” “Our experts fully understand the importance of the task before them, and I’m sure they will do it professionally and impartially using all available technical opportunities”, — said the head of the OPCW. Wednesday, April 12, Syrian authorities declared that are ready to provide the experts of the OPCW access to the base Shirt, to confirm or deny information about the
Bashar Al-Assad Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that the chemical attack on the city of Khan shaykhun in Idlib province were fabricated to give a reason to strike at government forces. About it reports on Thursday, April 13, Reuters. The Syrian leader suggested that the incident was orchestrated in order to justify the American bombing. According to the President, the government troops even have chemical weapons: it was completely taken out of the country in 2013. Assad said that Damascus will support the investigation of the incident, but only when it is full impartiality. This is the first statement of the Syrian President on this issue. Earlier, foreign Minister Walid Moallem insisted that the Syrian troops never, under any circumstances, use chemical weapons on the territory of the country. Immediately after the incident in Khan Sheyhun Russia urged not to do hasty conclusions. Later, the Syrian media quoted in the