Launched to the ISS a Soyuz reduced to two man crew The BAIKONUR COSMODROME (Kazakhstan), April 20 — RIA Novosti. The carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” with manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-04” and the first reduced from three to two person crew to work on the International space station (ISS) was launched from Baikonur, RIA news from the “Gagarin’s start”. On Board the Soyuz are Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and U.S. astronaut Jack Fischer. Third place in the “Union” is a 70-pound load of food. On the ISS a new expedition expect Oleg Novitsky (Roscosmos), Peggy Whitson (NASA) and pesquet (ESA). The flight vehicle passes through chetyrehvalkovoj scheme. Docking with the ISS is scheduled at 16.23 GMT automatic mode. Preparation and launch of rocket “Soyuz” with comments by Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev. Artemyev said, what are the stages of the launch of the spacecraft that occurs during this time aboard, and what loads
Not to live on the minimum. Why the required amount is underestimated by three times What is today the consumer basket, as it affects subsistence and how it should be revised. The normal cost of living — 27 thousand roubles a month. A “socially acceptable consumer budget” calculated by the experts of the Russian center level of life. It is 3 times more than the official subsistence level of 9 thousand RUB. Prices are rising. At least falls. A living wage is not only small, but also decreases. Despite rising prices for food, utilities, clothing, footwear, equipment and so on. The government is explained by lower prices for potatoes, cabbage, carrots and other vegetables. They say that they take 30% of the consumer basket of our citizens, therefore, the fall of prices led to the reduction of the subsistence minimum in the fourth quarter of 2016, But who is in
Black-and-white sun. War, pain and glory Paul Luspekaev “His image of the customs officer Vereshchagin of “White sun of the desert” forever entered the Golden Fund of cinema. But how many highlights of his roles had forgotten how much he could still play! It’s a shame, bitterly,” says close friend Luspekaev Oleg Basilashvili. Life on the brink of a feat Luspekaev was born 20 APR 1927 in a small village in the Rostov region. About acting career did not think. He worked as a mechanic. “I don’t think the actor I saw in the end was by accident. Too obvious was his talent bordering on genius, too strong-willed character he had. He was much given by nature. But the war robbed him of the main thing is health,” — says Oleg Basilashvili, colleague and friend Luspekaeva. In 1943 Boris as a teenager he volunteered for the front. Got to guerrilla
Mikhail Gorbachev © EPA/SERGEI ILNITSKY MOSCOW, April 20. /TASS/. Former President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev in an essay written for the us magazine TIME noted that Russia is ready for political competition, real multi-party system and the peaceful transfer of power. The text of the essay published on the website of the International Fund socially-economic and politological researches (Gorbachev-Fund). “I am convinced that the success of Russia is possible only by relying on the people, only on the democratic path. Russia is ripe for political competition, real multi-party system, fair elections, turnover of power, – wrote the former President. – This implies a special role and responsibility of the President at the current stage of Russia’s history”.
The defense Ministry did not believe the findings of the OPCW on the Syrian Zarine Khan Sheyhun Moscow. April 20. INTERFAX.RU — the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation called hasty conclusion, Director-General of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) Ahmed Uzumcu that in the Syrian Khan Sheyhun was used sarin. “The statement of the representative of the organization Ahmed Uzumcu about the alleged use of sarin in Khan Sheyhun raises serious questions,” said Thursday the official representative of the defense Ministry major-General Igor Konashenkov. “This hasty statement Uzumcu strongly “framed” all of the OPCW”, — he said. The General said that the defense Ministry would like to receive from the OPCW “clear answers”. April 4 in the Syrian city of Khan shaykhun (Idlib) there was a chemical attack, which killed nearly 100 people. Most Western countries and the Syrian opposition blamed it on the Syrian
Matviyenko has condemned the dramatic performance of Safrankova in the UN security Council MOSCOW, 20 APR — RIA Novosti. The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has not endorsed a rather sharp statement by the Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vladimir Safronkov in the Security Council and brought its position to the head of the foreign Ministry. On Thursday at the meeting of the scientific expert Council of the head of the Department of constitutional and municipal law Department of Moscow state University Suren Avakyan critical about the performance Safrankova. “Were, from my point of view, somewhat poorly our representative in the Security Council, said some words similar to the words of the warrant officer turned to the soldier. Let react, your Committee say, well, can you behave?”, asked Avakyan to the meeting of the Council. In response, Matvienko said that it shared the opinion of
In the state Duma has developed the bill for the burial of Lenin’s body Moscow. April 20. INTERFAX.RU IN the state Duma on Thursday introduced a bill with the proposal of the legal framework for burial of the remains of Vladimir Lenin, reported “Interfax” one of the initiators of the draft law, Vladimir Sysoev (LDPR). “The relevant amendments we propose to the current law about burial and funeral business”, — said Sysoev Thursday “Interfax”. “Our bill contains a legal framework for the reburial of the remains of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. The procedure and terms, as well as the place of burial shall be installed by the government based on decisions of the interdepartmental Commission”, — said the MP. As shown by a recent survey of “Levada-Centre”, more than half of Russians believe that Lenin’s body should be buried: 32% propose to do that at the Kremlin wall, and 26% at
Russia will maintain its Embassy in tel Aviv as long as the Israelis and Palestinians do not agree on the status and future of Jerusalem. On Thursday, April 20, said the acting permanent representative of Russia to the UN, Peter Ilichev, reports RIA Novosti. Speaking at a meeting of the UN security Council on the middle East, the diplomat reminded that on April 6, the Russian foreign Ministry issued an official statement “in support of the two-state solution to the middle East conflict with emphasis on the necessity of establishing a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders”. “The capital of this state, we recognize East Jerusalem. At the same time the Russian leadership made a decision about recognition of West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” said Ilyichev. Up to this point, Russia, like most countries, officially recognized capital of Israel is tel Aviv. On 30 July 1980, Israel declared
Continued: Witnesses said the details of the attack on the police in Paris In a shootout in Paris killed a police officer, two of his colleagues were injured, reports Reuters. The gunman was eliminated. The incident occurred on Thursday evening, April 20, in the Champs Elysees area. Twitter police Department reported that the district conducted a special operation. According to the correspondent of the Agency involved helicopter support. Police are urging people to limit visits to the area of the incident. In law enforcement bodies assume that the attackers were two. The attack occurred three days before the first round of presidential elections in France. On the morning of 18 March, the man opened fire on police in North of Paris after his car was stopped for inspection. The first driver showed the documents and then pulled out guns and started shooting. It has affected police officer. The offender fled,
From the received wounds died the second policeman attacked by criminals in the Champs Elysees area in Paris, reports Reuters. In addition, it is reported that the criminal who fired the shots and was eliminated on the spot, were known to security services. An hour later, after a firefight in the same area again gunfire was heard. Details are not yet disclosed. As reported by RIA Novosti the representative of the police, people are evacuated from public places all over the Champs Elysees from the arc de Triomphe to Concorde. Police, armed with pistols, asking people to quickly go in the direction of the Concorde, all the time remaining in the light. On Thursday evening, April 20, gunmen opened fire on the police in Paris. One of the employees was killed, two were injured. The gunman was eliminated. Police believe that the attackers were two men, one managed to escape.