Sergei Lavrov The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that during talks with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson was the understanding of inadmissibility of new attacks on Syria. About it reports “Interfax”. “I want to emphasize in a very provocative role missile attack U.S. airfield shirt, explained Lavrov before the meeting with his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem. We spoke in great detail about the situation with U.S. Secretary of state and came to a common opinion that this should not happen again.” The Minister also said that the hype around the incident in Khan Sheyhun should not undermine the peace process. “Against the background of unleashed in the West hysteria is fundamentally important not to succumb to provocations and not to allow to undermine the efforts in the process of Astana in the framework of the Geneva process,” Lavrov stressed. April 4, the Syrian opposition has
Konstantin Zatulin In the state Duma the bill expanding the possibilities for political asylum in Russia. The document is available in the database of the lower house of Parliament on Thursday, April 13. According to the draft law, political asylum will be able to citizens of countries which have visa-free regime with Russia. “The presence of a visa-free regime with Russia can not defend opponents of the regime in the country from political persecution”, — stated in the explanatory note to the document. In addition, a similar status will be able to claim the citizens of the countries with developed democratic institutions. Currently, political asylum in Russia, is not available to residents of States that have with the Russian Federation visa-free regime or are developed from the point of view of democracy and protection of human rights. Under current legislation, this status is available to individuals who are persecuted for
Chairman of the parliamentary Committee on ecology and environmental protection Vladimir Panov told about the intention to amend the bill on responsible treatment of animals amendment prohibiting contact mobile zoos and dolphinariums. About it reports TASS. According to Panov, the clause prohibiting mobile dolphinariums will be introduced because of the fundamental impossibility to provide normal conditions for the movement of marine animals. As for zoos, their work is likely to be suspended due to constant stress, which there are animals. “Contact zoos carry out violence and inhumane treatment of animals, providing commercial service to a visitor of the zoo, ensuring the physical contact with the animal, with the owners contact zoos don’t give animals the opportunity to avoid that contact,” said gentry. According to him, among the beasts of the harmful factors — the closed spaces in which they are contained, no walks, concrete or linoleum floors, temperature conditions, bright
On Vasilevsky island in St. Petersburg on Thursday, April 13, a bomb exploded. About it reports FlashNord with reference to own source in the regional Department of internal Affairs. According to him, one person was injured: he lost his hand. The incident occurred on the street Odoevsky near the library named after Chernyshevsky. “Fontanka” said injured a teenager of 14-15 years. The device exploded after the young man picked up a certain object (which is not clear). According to the newspaper, a young man with traumatic amputation of a brush, he was hospitalized in children’s hospital No. 2 of St. Mary Magdalene. According to reports in “Vkontakte”, the entrance to the library is partitioned. Later in the press service of the Moi for St. Petersburg and Leningrad region, “Interfax” confirmed detonation of an “unidentified object” in the hands of a teenager. At the scene police work. April 3 at metro
The police have established the identity of a suicide bomber blowing up a Church in Egypt CAIRO, 13 APR — news, Margarita Kislova. Police have established the identity of the suicide bomber who committed the undermining of the Church in the city of Tanta in Egypt on Sunday, according to news portal “Youm7” with reference to the statement of the interior Ministry of Egypt. “Managed to establish the identity of the perpetrator of the terrorist act in twante. This is Mamdouh Muhammad Amin Baghdadi, born 25 Jun 1977 in Ken”, — the document says. The person was able to establish the DNA analysis of the remains at the site of the attack and its comparison with the DNA of his relatives. It is reported that the perpetrator was wanted. Two explosions occurred on April 9 in the churches of Egypt within a few hours. The main Church in the Egyptian
At the library on Vasilievsky island in the hands of a teenager explosive device On Vasilevsky island near the library. Chernyshevskogo Prospekt Kima, 4 today, 13 April, an explosion occurred. This was “Fontanka” said the library staff. As it became known “Fontanka”, the device exploded in the hands of a teenager of 14-15 years. According to preliminary information, the victim of traumatic amputation of the hand. At the moment he was hospitalized in children’s hospital No. 2 of St. Mary Magdalene. According to eyewitnesses, the young man “something has raised about libraries”, and then the explosion occurred.
The Pope will perform the ritual washing of the feet of former Mafioso Moscow. April 13. INTERFAX.RU — Pope Francis will hold a traditional ceremony of the washing of the feet of a former mobster in the prison town of Paliano (province of Frosinone), reported on Thursday the Italian media. During the ceremony Pope Francis will wash, dry and kiss the feet of several prisoners — former members of the mafia, repentant of their crimes. “Everyone has the right to be wrong. We were all wrong, anyway,” said the Pontiff in an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Pope Francis also noted “lack of faith in rehabilitation and reintegration (of ex-prisoners — if) in the society” from the public. Foot washing is a traditional, rooted in the liturgical practice of some Christian churches, a rite. The gospel describes the washing of the feet of the apostles, which was made
Scientists spoke about how “slow” time in the holidays Scientists have described two ways to slow down in human consciousness of time. This, in particular, can help travelers stretch their vacation, says the British newspaper the Telegraph. American neuroscientist and writer David Illman (David Eagleman) says that one method of time dilation is extreme, shocking experiences, for example, falling from a great height. The researcher explains that in case of danger, the brain focuses entirely on a critical situation. This leads to the fact that the memories become clearer, brighter and more detailed than usual. When the person scrolls in memory of this event, it seems that it lasted longer than it actually is. Thus, people who want to stretch while on vacation, is to do extreme activities — for example, bungee jumping or skydiving. The second way of manipulating the perception of time invited a psychology Professor from the
In the train London underground has organized a rave party A group of enthusiasts built the car the London underground strobe lights, powerful sound system, and invited the DJ and made an underground rave. From the speakers sounded a drum n ‘ bass, and the MC was shouting out the lyrics. The action was spontaneous, so train club traveled on the metro only a few stations, before the fun was interrupted by transport police in London. “Although police officers do not mind to listen underground drum n’ bass, we are forced to ask the DJs to refrain from using the subway as a club”, — quotes the statement of the police Guardian. However, during the short existence of the car club it with pleasure were the passengers and joined in the dancing. All event organizers of the underground rave recorded on camera.
The IMF has allocated $285,3 million to support economic reforms of Georgia The international monetary Fund (IMF) approved the allocation of Georgia $285,3 million, the press service of the organization. The IMF said that the program lasts for three years and aims to “support the authorities’ economic reforms.” “The program will help Georgia to reduce the vulnerability of the economy to implement a well-coordinated economic measures to achieve economic growth,” — says the IMF. As noted in the Fund, the program includes “ambitious structural reforms” focusing on improving education, investing in infrastructure, improving the efficiency of public administration and to stimulate the private sector of the economy. To this end, the IMF has provided Georgia loan tranche in 2014. Then the IMF Executive Board approved the allocation of $58.1 million, which was the second tranche towards Georgia within the three-year credit program, the total volume of which reached $145.4 million