CIA: North Korea has never been closer to possible use against U.S. nuclear weapons NEW YORK, April 14. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin/. The DPRK like never before close to threaten the United States with ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads. This assessment was given by the Director of the Central intelligence Agency (CIA) Michael Pompeo, speaking at the Center for strategic and international studies in Washington. “Many of the administration (USA) tried to find the right approach to the threat of launch of a ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead at the United States. North Korea has never in its history close to it,” said Pompeo. “We asked the question, and that this new principle? Perhaps nothing but each next test, whose number and power growing,” he warned. “All this narrows the number of possibilities to prevent (such events) and increases the chances of adoption by the leader of North Korea
The US air force published a video test of the “mother of all bombs” Moscow. April 14. INTERFAX.RU — air force, the U.S. released videos of tests of the GBU-43B — the most powerful non-nuclear bombs available to the United States, after Thursday it was dropped on the position of the banned terrorist group ISIS in Afghanistan. The US experienced the “mother of all bombs” in 2003 at the site in Florida. Until now, it has never been used in combat, although one copy was sent to Iraq. Only in the Arsenal of the Pentagon there are 14 such bombs. U. S. Bombs, Destroys Khorasan Group Stronghold in Afghanistan https://t.co/oDhjzaLuUw pic.twitter.com/xOMsYD5grt — U. S. Air Force (@usairforce) 13 APR 2017. On Thursday, the United States dropped GBU-43B on the positions of militants in the Afghan province of Nangarhar. As stated by White house spokesman Sean Spicer, such a powerful bomb
In the US, the insurers filed a lawsuit against Saudi banks due to the September 11 attacks The court in new York’s Manhattan, a group of American insurance companies filed suit against Saudi banks and other organizations in connection with the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, carried out by terrorists of “al-Qaeda”. It is reported TASS with reference to documents obtained from the archives of the court. The lawsuit alleges that the two banks of Saudi Arabia, as well as eight companies and charitable organizations in the Kingdom had al-Qaida support. As stated in the document without assistance from the defendants terrorists “would not be able to successfully plan, coordinate and carry out the September 11 attacks”. The plaintiffs demand to cover all costs related to the implementation process, as well as to pay compensation of at least $ 1.4 billion. In the case of a court decision in
Chinese chemistry Professor sentenced to life in prison for creating a clandestine no drug Empire. About it reports The South China Morning Post. Man surnamed Zhang, together with an accomplice annually earned four million yuan (580 million dollars) making and selling drugs to customers around the world. Accomplice has appointed the death penalty with a reprieve of two years. According to the publication, Zhang learned of the popularity of psychoactive substances, while teaching in Australia. In 2005 he founded a company for the production of solvents and medical membranes. In fact, he annually produces a few hundred kilograms of methylone (synthetic psychostimulant, a popular substitute for MDMA and ecstasy) and sold them to foreign buyers, taking bitcoins as payment. In 2014, the PRC authorities have made methylone to list of banned substances, but the command Zhang could not come up with a replacement, and manufacture of the drug continued. In
German police arrested three people on suspicion of aiding terrorists. About it reports Reuters. The detention took place in Celle in the North of the country. Among the arrested were two 27-year-old male, Afghan and Turk, and also 25-year-old German. They suspected that they were helping terrorist-Salafi, who was arrested on 21 February. As suggested by the German police, all the arrested were planning to carry out “a large share of violent acts threatening the security of the state.” April 8, near Leipzig German counterintelligence arrested a migrant from Morocco, who planned to arrange a terrorist attack at the Russian Embassy in Berlin. 24 year old Mohammed had intended to attack, mingling with the protesters at the walls of the Russian Embassy in Berlin. Supposedly, the attack was to be revenge for Moscow’s support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. At the beginning of January in Germany on suspicion of preparing
Alexander Shulgin Moscow strongly denies allegations of involvement in the chemical attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun in the Syrian province of Idlib. On 14 April, said Alexander Shulgin, Russia’s permanent representative to the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons. His words are on the MFA website. “This is an outright lie,” — said the diplomat. On April 7 the Associated Press, citing a senior us military, who requested anonymity, claimed that the USA are investigating the possible complicity of Russia in the chemical attack in Khan shaykhun. Later, however, Washington has officially stated that it has no evidence of Moscow’s involvement in the incident. So, on April 12, Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said that the United States is confident that the strike “was made, were planned and implemented” by the Syrian authorities, transferred “Interfax”. Pentagon chief James Mattis, in turn, said that the us military has
In Moscow train knocked down a pensioner near the station of Pushkino (the Yaroslavl direction MZHD). The victim died on the spot. On Friday, April 14, the TV channel “360” with reference to the press service of the Moscow interregional investigative management on transport of Investigatory Committee (SK). It is noted that an elderly man crossing the railway in the wrong place. He fell under the train Sergiev Posad — Moscow. The incident occurred on Friday at approximately 6:30 GMT. Law enforcement officers establish the causes and circumstances of the incident, according to the website of the investigative Department. April 11, Federal news Agency reported that the man died under the wheels of trains on the Yaroslavl station in Moscow. It happened on the eighth of the fifth platform track.
The flame on an oil well in the Usinsk region of the Komi Republic reached the height of 20 meters. The fire area is about 600 square meters, reports RIA Novosti citing a source in the regional emergency Department. “Flare combustion bore reaches a height of 20 meters,” — said the source. At the moment, specialists dismantle metal constructions located in immediate proximity to the mouth of the well. In fire fighting involved 185 people and 84 vehicles. The cause of the fire is established. According to the report of the Republican control of the MOE, the fire started on April 10. Initially in its elimination were involved 24 people, and nine units of equipment. According to preliminary data, the well is owned by “LUKOIL”.
Member of the Commission on the development of science and education of the Public chamber (OP) Russia Roman Doschinsky proposed to introduce a compulsory unified state exam (use) in Russian studies. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the OP. “The society is heard outrage about the fact that children do not know the history or not good in a culture, do not know the geographical location of many objects”, — explained in the OP. Tominskogo initiative aimed at addressing this problem, said in the house. Russian studies on the idea Tominskogo, will combine the topics of history, geography, culture and literature. According to him, specific proposals for the integration of these programs into a single discipline OP has not yet developed. “But I think that the exam may consist of four parts, the last of which will be creative, literary orientation. And thus we
Ernst: Julia Samoylova will participate in the Eurovision song contest in 2018 An agreement already exists with the European broadcasting Union. MOSCOW, April 14. /TASS/. Singer Yulia Samoylova, who will not go to Eurovision in Kyiv in may this year, will take part in the competition in 2018, there is a corresponding agreement with the European broadcasting Union. TASS said General Director of “First channel” Konstantin Ernst. On the eve of the First channel refused to broadcast the show in Kiev. The decision was made against the refusal of Ukraine to enter Samoilova. “We discussed this with the European broadcasting Union, and they know that Russia will participate Yulia Samoylova,” said Ernst, answering the question TASS correspondent about the possibility of Russia’s participation in “Eurovision-2018”. The head of the First channel said that the European broadcasting Union (EBU) should be aware that the competition will lose a significant audience due