The ISS crew will try to make space yogurt

The ISS crew will try to make space yogurt Moscow. April 19. INTERFAX.RU — members of the next expedition to the International space station (ISS), among other things, will learn to create in orbit dairy products, which can be useful for missions to other planets, told reporters commander of the backup crew of the manned transport spacecraft “Soyuz MS-04,” Sergei Ryazan. “As for the experiments with prebiotics, several research groups are conducting such research. The benefit here is that we will be able to obtain fresh dairy products on Board”, — he said at a briefing on Wednesday. Ryazan said that we are talking about a wide range of dairy products, production skills which can be useful in long-term flights to other planets. “The question is not only in the creation of yogurt or milk. It is aimed at the future long-term flights to other planets, it allows to save

The owner of the cafés condemned for cheating

The owner of the cafés condemned for cheating In Singapore the owner of the popular cafés Cuddles Cat Cafe was sentenced to two weeks imprisonment and a fine of 3,500 Singapore dollars (about $ 2,500) for violation of the terms of the license and giving the authorities false data. The Singapore Office for food and veterinary informed in published on this topic a statement that the investigation against the owner of the cafe, 33-year-old Jonathan tan Wei-de, started in October 2014, reports the Straits Times. The Owner of now defunct Cuddles Cat Cafe sentenced to 2 weeks’ jail and fined $3,500 https://t.co/sTymZKVse9 pic.twitter.com/CPeJAsJvBZ — The Straits Times (@STcom) 18 APR 2017 It turned out that the businessman gave the authorities false information about the health of “working” in a cafe of cats when applying for permission to keep animals in a cafe for their communication with visitors. Further investigation revealed

As the iceberg turned canadian town into a tourist Mecca

As the iceberg turned canadian town into a tourist Mecca A small town on the canadian island of Newfoundland has suddenly become a tourist attraction and all its beautiful — one of the first in this season — the iceberg. Canadian broadcaster CBC News reported that on Easter weekend the track leading to the town of Ferryland was crowded with machines: photographers — professionals and Amateurs — went to take a picture of the floating ice mountain. The area off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador popularly known under the name alley of icebergs due to the huge number of ice boulders each spring drifting from the Arctic. Often, these icebergs are clamped by sea ice, it usually lasts until late spring or early summer, but it seems that this iceberg sat on the ground and could stay in one place, suggested mayor Adrian Kavanagh in an interview with The

The new acting mayor of Vladivostok has begun work

Photo: RIA Novosti The new acting head of Vladivostok appointed Constantine Mezhonov, told RIA Novosti the representative of the municipality. “In a city administration there was a new appointment. Deputy head of administration of Vladivostok became Constantine Mezhonov. He is acting head of the city, provides overall direction to the management of international relations and tourism, as well as control of outdoor advertising and information. To the duties of Mironov began on 14 April,” — said the source. Earlier Mironov was a member of the legislative Assembly of Primorsky Krai, chaired the Committee on rules, Deputy ethics and organization of work of the Parliament. The former head of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev the investigation accused in the theft of 160 million rubles. 75 million rubles. According to the UK, in the period from 2009 to 2016 Pushkarev has ensured the purchase of building materials subordinated to the city administration MUPV “Roads

The deputies proposed to deprive terrorists of previously obtained Russian citizenship

Photo: RIA Novosti A number of deputies made a proposal to cancel the decision of obtaining Russian citizenship in respect of persons convicted of terrorism. On Tuesday, April 18, reports “Interfax”. According to him, the relevant bill in the state Duma introduced the leaders of the four parliamentary factions: Vladimir Vasilyev (United Russia), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR), Gennady Zyuganov (Communist party) and Sergei Mironov (Fair Russia”). The authors of the initiative proposed to amend the article 22 of the law “On citizenship of the Russian Federation” according to which “the basis for cancellation of the decision on acquisition of citizenship of the Russian Federation will be the conviction of a person to the punishment of the legally effective court sentence for committing crimes of a terrorist nature”. The head of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation, Pavel Krasheninnikov, told TASS that the draft law could be considered in the

Throughout Russia will begin large-scale is command-staff doctrines of the Ministry of emergency situations

Photo: © RIA Novosti. Vadim Bradow Large-scale command and staff exercises of EMERCOM of Russia to simulate floods and wildfires will take place from 19 to 21 April in all regions of the country, told RIA Novosti on Friday in management of the organization awareness of the Ministry. “In all 85 subjects of the Russian Federation will work out actions for liquidation of emergency situations connected with spring flood and wildfires. The exercise will involve a specially prepared forces and means of Federal Executive authorities, Executive authorities of constituent entities and organizations intended for prevention and liquidation of emergencies and fire-rescue units of EMERCOM of Russia”, — said the Agency interlocutor, noting that special attention will be placed on the use of airmobile groups, aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles. The feature of command-staff exercises is the fact that the subjects of the Russian Federation, where seasonal risk already entered a

Russia April 20 will submit for a vote of the OPCW offer on the situation in Idlib

The headquarters of the OPCW in the Hague © EPA/BAS CZERWINSKI The HAGUE, April 19. /Offset. TASS Vitaly Chugin/. Russia April 20 will submit for a vote of the Executive Council of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) proposal on the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib. This was announced on Wednesday, Russia’s permanent representative at the organization of Alexander Shulgin. on his words, “the vote on the updated proposal will be held April 20 in the second half of the day.” Earlier, Russia together with Iran offered to create a special Commission to investigate the incident with the possible use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. The updated proposal provides that it will be engaged in an existing finding of facts of use of chemical weapons in Syria, but it will have to go to the place of the alleged incident and

Russia has submitted to the OPCW materials, indicating that the incident in Idlib could be a setting

© AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File The HAGUE, April 19. /Offset. TASS Vitaly Chugin/. Russia has presented the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) some evidence that the incident with the possible use of chemical agents in the Syrian province of Idlib is staged. This was announced Wednesday in an interview with TASS, Russia’s permanent representative at the organization of Alexander Shulgin. According to him, in the Hague hosted a meeting of the Executive Council of the OPCW in the course of which the word, in particular, was given to the Director of the Department for nonproliferation and arms control, the Russian foreign Ministry Mikhail Ulyanov. “Upon learning that the Russian representative is planning to accompany his speech with demonstration photos, Western partners tried to prevent it, – said Shulgin. – Ultimately, however, Ulyanov was allowed to show photos from the scene of the incident.”

The state Duma has approved in the first reading criminal penalties for the creation of “groups of death”

The state Duma has approved in the first reading criminal penalties for the creation of “groups of death” MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The state Duma on Wednesday adopted in the first, basic reading the bill on introduction of criminal liability for inducing children to suicide and the organization of the so-called “groups of death” in social networks, with a maximum penalty of deprivation of liberty for a term up to six years. The bill was introduced in the state Duma on March 9, the Vice-speaker of the house Irina Yarovaya (EP). The document supplements the criminal code article on the organization, coupled with the motivation to commit suicide. The document supplements the criminal code with new articles 110.1 “Inducement to commit suicide or assisting suicide”, 110.2 “Organization of activity connected with inciting citizens to commit suicide” and 151.5 “Involvement of minors in the Commission of acts dangerous to

The state Duma has approved in the first reading the increase in the retirement age of officials

The state Duma has approved in the first reading the increase in the retirement age of officials MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The state Duma at plenary session on Wednesday approved in the first reading the bill on the possibility of renewal up to 70 years of age limit of stay in public service for regional officials. The relevant amendments are proposed to article 25-1 of the law “On state civil service of the Russian Federation”. Now the legislation provides for the possibility of extension to 70 years the age limit of stay on civil service only to Federal officials. “The Federal civil service and civil service entities are one form of public service, to ensure successful operation of activities of state bodies the bill proposes to grant the right to extend the term of stay on civil service subjects up to 70 years of the state civil servants

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