Among the leaders of Duma factions more all in 2016 earned Zhirinovsky

Photo: RIA Novosti The richest among the presidents of the parliamentary parties on the level of income in 2016 became the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, he earned last year 79,14 million rubles, which is almost 16 times greater than its earnings in 2015. In turn, the leader of the faction “United Russia” Vladimir Vasilyev stated in the Declaration the income of 5.9 million rubles, the head of the CPRF Gennady Zyuganov — 5.5 million rubles, and the Chairman “Fair Russia” Sergey Mironov — 4.5 million rubles. It is worth noting that in 2015 the richest of the leaders of the Duma factions was Zyuganov, his earnings amounted to 6,53 million roubles. Zhirinovsky also in 2015, earned 5.3 million rubles, Vasiliev — 5,68 million rubles, and Mironov — 4,73 million rubles.

Markelov categorically not guilty of taking bribes

Photo: TASS The former head of the Mari El Republic Leonid Markelov is not guilty of taking bribes. About this TASS said the lawyer of another defendant in the case Igor Trunov. “Markelov categorically not guilty of taking bribes, rejecting all the allegations,” he said. Trunov noted that at the present time Markelov is still in the country and will be delivered to Moscow by night. In addition, the lawyer confirmed that on April 14 the investigator intends to leave the petition in Basmanny court about election concerning Markelov measure. Criminal case in relation to Markelov as well as the founder of the factory JSC “Akashevskaya” Nicholas Krivosha and heads of local TV channel “Region 12” Natalia Kozhanova were instituted under three articles of the criminal code: section 6 of article 290 of the criminal code (“Receiving bribe”), part 5 of article 291 of the criminal code of Russian Federation

RF MFA: stuffing on the supply of arms Zagreb directed against the Russian Federation cooperation with the Balkans

The building of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation © Gennady Homeland/TASS MOSCOW, April 17. /TASS/. Publication in the Croatian press about alleged supplies of Russian weapons Zagreb, including anti-aircraft missile systems s-300, during the period 1991-1995 aimed at undermining Moscow’s relations with the Balkan countries. This was stated by the Russian foreign Ministry, commenting on containing such assumptions are material in the Croatian newspaper “Evening sheet” (Vecernji list).

Workshop, “the Cossacks” and pontoons: where to live, what to drive and how much money MPs

Hall of sessions of the State Duma of the Russian Federation © Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS The deputies of what faction of the State Duma received the lowest and the highest income among colleagues in 2016? What is the most popular country for overseas property purchase? What is the most popular brand of cars of deputies of the state Duma? TASS offers you a selection of facts about the income of the Russian Parliament.

Peskov denied the conclusions about the desire of Beijing to distance itself from Moscow

Peskov denied the conclusions about the desire of Beijing to distance itself from Moscow In the Kremlin consider that the allegations that China has allegedly distanced itself from Russia in international politics, “not quite reflect the reality.” According to TASS, this was stated press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov. He referred to the intensive schedule of exchanges and visits of the leadership of Russia and China, which, in his opinion, can confidently say that the words of the distancing of China “not quite true”. The official said that Moscow each week attended by the representatives of the Chinese leadership, including meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Such events were last week and planned on this week and next week. “All these meetings have their own value, and are held in preparation of high level visits, particularly the visit of Putin to China, who will participate in the international conference on

What you need to know about the conflict on the Korean Peninsula

What you need to know about the conflict on the Korean Peninsula The history of confrontation, the forces of the parties and expert opinions. Vice-President Michael Penny, during a visit to South Korea, announced that Washington abandons its policy of “strategic patience” toward North Korea. He noted that the US is determined to ensure security on the Korean Peninsula “by peaceful means”, but consider “all options”. Brief history of the conflict After 1945, the Korean Peninsula was formed two States, the boundary between them passed by the 38th parallel (line of demarcation, where in 1945, was found by Soviet and American troops). The contradictions between the governments of the two Koreas and their allies (the Soviet Union and China supported North Korea, and the USA, the UK, South Korea) led to a bloody war 1950-1953. Then killed more than 1 million people on each side. None of the parties have

New us aircraft carrier completed sea trials

New us aircraft carrier completed sea trials “Gerald Ford” has been at sea for seven days. Promising American heavy aircraft carrier “Gerald Ford” successfully passed factory sea trials that began on 8 April. As reported in total the ship had been at sea for seven days on 15 April and returned to the port of Norfolk in Virginia. Any vehicle before adopting must go through several types of tests. The first tests are mooring. At this time, the ship may not yet be fully completed but it is already launched and started to carry out basic checks of all installed units and systems. After mooring trials, the ship passed the sea trials. In this case, he goes to sea, where experts check in real conditions of work on-Board systems, is the vehicle defined by the project characteristics, including speed, stability and propulsion. Details on how exactly “Gerald Ford” held

Kim Jong-UN have expressed solidarity with Assad in the confrontation with the United States

Kim Jong-UN DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN in solidarity with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the confrontation with the U.S. and intends to provide “friendly to the government and people of the” Arab Republic support to achieve justice. This is stated in the congratulatory telegram sent by the head of the Syrian North Korean counterpart on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the independence of Syria. The text was published by the KCNA. In his message, Kim Jong-UN has condemned the recent strike US with nuclear cruise missiles “Tomahawk” at the airport shirt in the Syrian province of HOMS. In his opinion, is a “blatant act of aggression and a war crime.” In addition, the leader of North Korea, Assad sent a “friendly and enthusiastic congratulations and militant greetings”. Earlier it became known that North Korean authorities intend to develop relations with Russia to jointly confront the European and American

The OSCE stated about violations during the Turkish referendum

The referendum in Turkey did not meet the standards of the Council of Europe. This statement was made head of the delegation of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Cezar Florin Preda. This is stated in the statement of mission of observers of the OSCE ODIHR. “The legal basis did not meet the requirements to hold genuine and democratic process,” he noted. In the document, in particular, reported that serious violations in the voting day, there was not, however, voters did not provide objective information about basic aspects of the future reform. In addition, at the polling stations there were no representatives of public organizations as observers. The OSCE statement said that opponents and supporters of the constitutional amendments were not guaranteed equal access to media as per the allocation of free airtime on TV favored the ruling party and the President. The head of state Recep Tayyip