Two trains collided at the station in Vienna Three people were injured. VIENNA, April 15. /Offset. TASS Dmitry Valeev/. Two trains collided on Saturday at the railway station in the Vienna district of Meidling. This was reported to the local police. According to the Austrian press Agency, as a result of emergency has suffered at least three people. This just happened in Vienna. Looks like the second half of the train got routed to a different rail. pic.twitter.com/XYc6IP11cp — Philipp Spiess (@PhilippSpiess) April 15, 2017.
Canadian woman left her boyfriend to travel around the world on a motorcycle If someone inspires you, something you can’t prove that he’s wrong. A resident of Canada Nikki Misurelli went on a motorcycle trip, after her ex-boyfriend said that she with such a task will fail. Publication from Nikki Misurelli (@alaskamotogirl) APR 12 2017, 6:58 PDT On the exploits of 30-year-old canadian woman drew the attention of Mashable. Misurelli blogs in social networks under the pseudonym Alaska Moto Girl. Last year she broke up with her boyfriend, who was planning a trip on a motorcycle from Alaska to Argentina. When the girl asked him if she could join, he replied that it was a “men’s journey” that will be “too dangerous and difficult” for her. Publication from Nikki Misurelli (@alaskamotogirl) Oct 29 2015 11:32 PDT Misurelli decided that no man is worthy to deprive her of the adventures, so
ROC supported the idea of a special menu for the believers students The head of the Synodal Department for external Church relations of the Russian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Hilarion stated that the Orthodox Church supports the idea of introducing a special menu for the believers of the Russian schoolchildren of different religions, reports “Interfax”. The question of the introduction of the menu submitted for consideration to the Moscow city Duma. According to Metropolitan, the post does not harm the health of students. “That now may be possible for those students who want to eat in accordance with the requirements of their religious tradition, I do not see anything wrong — said Metropolitan Hilarion in the program “Church and world” on TV channel “Russia 24”. According to the Metropolitan load in adults no less than among schoolchildren. In this case we keep the posts and do not feel that this negatively
Mikhail Khodorkovsky resigned as head of the “Open Russia” Moscow. April 15. INTERFAX.RU — the Former head of Yukos, Mikhail Khodorkovsky resigned as Chairman of the organization “Open Russia”. “I promised to leave his post in motion and do it. My next tasks associated with the development of communication channels with the Russian and international community,” he said, speaking opening remarks at the conference, which takes place in Tallinn on 15-16 April. Khodorkovsky also appealed to the participants of the conference to support candidacy of Alexei Navalny on elections of the President of Russia in 2018 and Dmitry Gudkov in the upcoming elections of the mayor of Moscow. In a press-service of Open Russia, “Interfax” reported that the election of a new President and Council of the movement will be held during the conference on Saturday. Also on 15 April, the conference of the organization vote for or against supporting
Photo: RIA Novosti The official account of Russia in the Twitter answered published in the social network account of the US President Donald trump on the normalization of relations between Moscow and Washington. In response to a tweet by the head of state an account of Russia, which are members of the foreign Ministry, sent two emojis: a symbol of pacifism and a big thumbs-up — seal of approval. The message of trump, in turn, States: “Relations between the US and Russia will improve. At the right time all come to their senses, and between us will be lasting peace!” @realDonaldTrump ☮this? — Russia ?? (@Russia) 13 APR 2017.
Photo: RIA Novosti The Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation supported the legislative initiative about restriction of travel abroad for police officers. This was stated on Thursday, April 13, Deputy Minister Igor Zubov at the meeting of the state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption, reports the TV channel “360”. In his opinion, in the case of the adoption of the document will eliminate the ambiguity between the law and the requirements of the Ministry of internal Affairs. Teeth noted that “the bill is sufficiently a compromise” and “quite gentle”. “There is no direct prohibition, it is also related to the competence of the Minister, but there are caveats that say that can be allowed to travel to certain countries in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of foreign Affairs, not prohibited from going to countries of the CIS”, — said Deputy foreign Minister. The bill
Photo: RIA Novosti 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
Three tractors, Maybach and a billion: the state Duma has issued a Declaration of the deputies MOSCOW, 14 APR — RIA Novosti. State Duma deputies reported on their income for last year, the most wealthy people’s vote was the United Russia Andrey Palkin, he earned 678,47 million rubles. The income of speaker of the lower house of Vyacheslav Volodin, who by the end of 2015, became the richest official in the presidential administration of the Russian Federation, fell by 25 million rubles. The rich and the poor United Russia became the most wealthy MPs in the standings. Andrey Palkin became the leader: for 2016, he declared an income of 678,47 million rubles, in second place was Nicholas Wrestlers with an income of more than 604 million (in 2015 it earned almost 800 million rubles). The third was Gregory Anikeev income 527,6 million (in 2015 — almost 571,8 million rubles). Comprehensive
Russia urges to stop politicizing the OPCW’s activities The HAGUE, 14 APR. /Offset. TASS Vitaly Chugin/. Russia considers it necessary to stop politicizing the work of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW), as it is dangerous for its integrity. This was stated in an interview with TASS, Russia’s permanent representative at the OPCW Alexander Shulgin. 9фотографий9фотографий9фотографий “We have always opposed the politicization, he said. — The OPCW is a technical organization established in order to control the process of chemical disarmament. When we begin to discuss political issues, it is dangerous for integrity.” “But we did not start it, — said Shulgin. — It started last year at the November session of the Executive Board, when our American partners with a minimum margin of votes pushed through anti-Syrian resolution executed in violation of the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons. We immediately warned that it is
Named as the richest official of the Kremlin First Deputy head of the presidential administration of Russia Sergey Kirienko became the leader in the Kremlin on the level of income in 2016. These data are contained in the income Declaration, published on Friday, April 14. Last year, Kiriyenko earned about 85.5 million rubles. Most of this income was received on a former place of work — the state Corporation “Rosatom”, which he headed until October 2016, said RIA Novosti. The second place in terms of income was taken by the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev. He earned 33.5 million rubles. The third largest earnings became the presidential envoy in the Federation Council Artur Muravyev, his income amounted to 33.3 million rubles. Least last year earned Ombudsman under the RF President on the rights of the child Anna Kuznetsova, about 2.8 million rubles. Earlier on Friday it became