Researchers have destroyed the myth of evil stepmothers Canadian researchers in their review article reported that the stepmother in real life, not like the evil characters from fairy tales, on the contrary they help kids bounce back after divorce. The researchers presented their work in the journal of Divorce and Remarriage. A team of scientists from the University of Athabasca believe that the opinion that all stepmothers are evil is a fallacy. The researchers found that the re-marriage of one parent helps to normalize the atmosphere in the family after the divorce. According to them, the myth of evil stepmothers rooted in the opinions of people after “Cinderella” by Charles Perrault. The researchers analyzed dozens of articles about divorce and family conflicts. Articles were considered 115000 divorce cases in the UK involving almost 95,000 children under the age of 16. Divorce has been associated with emotional, behavioural and psychological problems
Photo: RIA Novosti Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with the permanent members of the security Council the situation in Syria and prospects of development of Russian-American relations. About this informed the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. “Continued exchange of views on the situation in Syria. Including in this context the meeting participants exchanged views on the topic of the current state and prospects of development of Russian-American relations” — quoted Peskov RIA Novosti. It is noted that the meeting was attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, speakers of both chambers of Parliament Valentina Matvienko, Vyacheslav Volodin, the head of the Kremlin administration Anton Vaino.
Photo: RIA Novosti The deputies of the liberal democratic party, headed by Vice-speaker of the state Duma Igor Lebedev introduced to the Senate a bill which suggest to cancel “day of silence” before the elections, it follows from the electronic database of the lower house of Parliament. MPs propose to allow the campaign events until after the election that, according to developers of the bill will increase voter turnout and to promote their implementation in accordance with the democratic principles of openness and freedom. As stated in the explanatory Memorandum to the bill, its purpose is to eliminate limitations in conducting campaign activities during the election campaign. The current legislation provides for the “day of silence”, that is, preceding the day of the election period during which it is forbidden to call for a vote to Express preference for any candidate or the electoral Association, to describe the possible consequences
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, April 15. /TASS/. The statement of the Secretary of the national security Council and defence of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov that Ukrainian armed forces should move in the Donbass, says the refusal to perform the Minsk agreement. This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
The United States will send to Europe the F-35 fighter jets to participate in exercises The United States sent to Europe to participate in the exercise group the newest F-35 fighter. This is stated in the message of the Pentagon, published in the official account of the Ministry in Facebook. In accordance with the press service of the defense Ministry, the fighters will be deployed in Europe this weekend. The redeployment of the F-35 will be produced in the framework of the NATO program “Initiative to ensure the security of Europe” (European Reassurance Initiative). “Fighter jets will participate in the exercise together with other aircraft of the United States and NATO for several weeks,” the report says. In late February it became known that the USA plan to throw the F-35 fighter jets to the middle East to fight Islamic state (organization banned in Russia). The head of air combat
The court arrested the former head of the Mari El Republic Basmanny court decided to detain the former head of the Mari El Republic Leonid Markelov. About it “lente.ru” has informed a press-the court Secretary Juno Tsarev. Markelov will be in prison until at least June 12. He asked to be transferred under home arrest or release on bail in the amount of 3-5 million rubles, but the court refused to do this. Before April 14, Markelov was officially charged with receiving a bribe. According to the investigation, Markelov received through a Trustee — Natalia Kozhanov — from the founder of the factory “Akashevskaya” Nicholas Krivosha more than 235 million rubles as a bribe for the protection of and assistance in the disbursement of state support to development of agricultural complex. Kozhanov in accordance with the same decision of the Basmanny court were also remanded in custody until June 12.
The court arrested the policy Maltsev for 15 days MOSCOW, 14 APR — RIA Novosti. The Tver court of Moscow has appointed 15 days of administrative arrest policy Vyacheslav Maltsev for disobeying police at an unsanctioned rally on March 26 in Moscow, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom. “Recognize Maltsev guilty, sentenced him to administrative arrest for 15 days,” said judge Alex Stuclies. #Saratov detained the politician Vyacheslav #Maltsev https://t.co/GF2lXiIL9H pic.twitter.com/WUKesZ59vZ — Obzor Press (@Obzor_Press) 13 APR 2017. Protocol Maltsev drawn up under article 19.3 of the administrative code (disobedience to police). As announced by the court Protocol, Maltsev participated March 26 in an unsanctioned rally and was moving in a convoy. “Maltsev began to struggle, pushing away the police officers than demonstrated refusal to comply with the requirements of the police,” announced the judge Alex Stacklies Protocol. In reviewing administrative action was questioned, which at the
Sergei Lavrov The statement of the fugitive Syrian General that Damascus had concealed stockpiles of chemical weapons could be done under pressure. This view, according to TASS, was expressed by the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov. “I have read reports about the statements of the fugitive Syrian General. They imply that he ran in 2013. In the same year had been Russian-American agreement in the Hague and new York, on the chemical disarmament of Syria in accordance with their accession to the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons,” — said the Minister. He recalled that the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) in 2014 has received from the Syrian government data on stockpiles of chemical weapons. “The total amount of chemicals to be destroyed, was fixed at 1.3 million tons, while the General said that all chemical weapons have been two thousand tons. But why the
Continued: there was a video of the Holy fire in Jerusalem From the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and brought the Holy fire, reports on Saturday, April 15, the correspondent of”.ru”. Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem gave him several thousands assembled. Among them was the delegation of St. Andrew Foundation, which will deliver the fire to Moscow for the Easter service. Earlier it was reported that Christians from different countries gathered in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, waiting to see the miracle of the Holy fire. Then it became known that the fire was first brought to the United States on the initiative of parishioners of the Russian Church abroad. Church of the Holy Sepulchre is located on the place where according to tradition was crucified and then resurrected Jesus Christ. Every year, there held the ceremony of the Holy fire. The Holy fire is carried out
Vyacheslav Woodenbridge: Member-debtor earned the most in the state Duma at the end of 2016 Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin at the end of 2016 earned 62,1 million rubles. Data on incomes and property of deputies are published on the website of the lower house of Parliament Friday, April 14. In 2015, the income Volodin, who at that time held the position of first Deputy head of the presidential administration, was 87.1 million rubles. According to the Declaration, ownership of the MP house and apartment (989 174 square meter) plot of land for dacha construction (8320 acres), two guest houses (468 208 square meter) and two outbuildings. According to the source TASS, in 2016 Volodin sent to charity 31 million rubles personal funds, the recipients of which were about two dozen non-profit organizations, including charitable Foundation and a number of social institutions. The income of the President of