Inhabitants of Melbourne are accused of “Legoland” in age discrimination

Inhabitants of Melbourne are accused of “Legoland” in age discrimination Adult fans of LEGO from Australian Melbourne intend to apply to the court to “Legoland” because of the age restrictions on visiting the centre, reports The Guardian. Melburnians bought season tickets for the entertainment centre, but only on the day it opened on April 17 learned that will not be able to play LEGO because of age restrictions. The most angry Australians promise to apply to the Victorian civil and administrative Tribunal of Australia to justice. The entrance to Australia’s first Legoland is open to children up to 17 years. Parents may be present in the city of LEGO only as escorts, a games room it is strictly forbidden. In an official statement the company said that Legoland was built as a small attraction, designed for comfortable stay of children, not adults. LEGO mini Melbourne: The display was unveiled today

The first results of the search for extraterrestrial life

The first results of the search for extraterrestrial life The team of the international project Breakthrough Listen reviewed several petabytes of data, among which detected 11 events that are likely to be a manifestation of the activities of extraterrestrial civilizations. About it reported in a press release received by the editors”.ru”. Analyzed the data accessible for public viewing and analysis. Information obtained through ground-based telescopes GBT (Green Bank Radio Telescope, USA), Observatory’Lick’s Automated Planet Finder (USA) and Parkes Radio Telescope (Australia). Data analysis carried out by the participants of the SETI project (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, USA). Artificial signals according to the authors, differ from the natural features of such radiation, narrow bandwidth irregular spectral patterns of behavior, ripple, or modulation, as well as the presence of broadband spectra with unusual characteristics. Scientists developed algorithms that allow to distinguish between the earth (including from artificial satellites of a planet) and

Announced the shortlist for the international man Booker prize

Announced the shortlist for the international man Booker prize In London declared the short list of the international literary award The Man Booker International Prize in 2017. This was reported on the website of the awards. In the shortlist included six authors from France, Norway, Denmark and Argentina, as well as two writers from Israel. For the prize will be: Matias ENAR, Roy Jacobsen, Dorti North, Samantha Veblin, David Grossman and Amos Oz. Winner of the international man Booker prize will be called on June 14. All the authors included in the short list will receive a cash prize of a thousand British pounds (approximately $ 1,200). The same remuneration will be paid their translators, as the jury evaluates the books are not in the original language and in English. Cash prize for the winner is 50 thousand pounds (64 thousand dollars) to be equally divided between the author and

The state Duma rejected the bill on the confiscation of property of relatives of corrupt officials

Photo: RIA Novosti The state Duma rejected in the consideration of the first reading of a bill which proposed to introduce the confiscation of property of relatives and close corrupt, if “is proved the legitimacy of its receipt”. The author of this initiative in 2015, the Deputy of the faction “Fair Russia” Oleg Nilov. The amendments, in particular, “violates the right of citizens, guaranteed by article 23 (inviolability of private life) and article 24 (collection, storage, use and dissemination of information about a person’s private life without his consent are not allowed) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation,” reads the conclusion of the head of the Duma Committee for security and combating corruption. Members of the Committee referred to the decision of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation that the purpose of restriction of rights and freedoms “shall not be legally and socially justified, and the limits are

The Russian Embassy in Washington commented on the verdict Seleznev

The Russian Embassy in Washington commented on the verdict Seleznev The Russian Embassy in Washington, DC commented on the arrest of Russian citizen Roman Seleznev in the United States. “We believe that the arrest of a Russian illegal, he was in fact kidnapped from the territory of a third country. According to available information, the lawyers will appeal the court decision”, — stated in the diplomatic mission. The Russian Embassy in Washington, the arrest of a Russian Novel Seleznyov consider illegal. On Friday, April 21, reported RIA Novosti in the Embassy, adding that the court verdict will be appealed. We believe that the arrest of a Russian illegal, he was in fact kidnapped from the territory of a third country. According to available information, the lawyers will appeal the decision.Representatives of the Russian Embassy in Washington Earlier on April 21 the court of Seattle (USA) has sentenced a Russian citizen

In Poland will carry nearly 500 monuments, “glorifying communism”

In Poland will carry nearly 500 monuments, “glorifying communism” WARSAW, 21 APR — RIA Novosti. The Senate (upper house of Parliament) of Poland approved the second and final reading amendments to the law on de-communization, which involve the demolition of about 500 monuments “glorifying communism”, the correspondent of RIA Novosti. In April last year in Poland has enacted a law on de-communization, which involves a ban on the propaganda of totalitarian regimes in the names of buildings, roads, streets, bridges or squares. Under the propaganda refers to the use of names, names of organizations, events or dates, “symbolizing communism or any other totalitarian regime.” According to the new amendments that are adopted at the initiative of senators from the ruling party “law and justice” Jaroslaw Kaczynski, demolition are also monuments and memorial stones, “glorifying communism”. According to the Governor, the country is set to approximately 490 of such monuments. It

Russian citizen Seleznev in the United States was sentenced to 27 years in the case of fraud

In the US, the Russian Roman Seleznev sentenced to 27 years imprisonment in the case of fraud. On Friday, April 21, reports RIA Novosti. According to the Agency, such a ruling made by a Federal court in Seattle (Washington state). Judge Jones said that the accused had a number of opportunities to abandon the criminal life, but he “devoted his life” crimes and “chose the way of the cheater.” “We need to protect society from further crimes,” said Jones. Although it is called a mitigating circumstance Selezneva difficult childhood, but noted an aggravating circumstance — the fact that Seleznev, according to him, obstructed justice “at every turn”. Injuries the judge called “extreme”. Lawyer is trying Seleznev Igor Litvak told the news Agency that the defense has not yet made a decision on the appeal. According to him, the notice of possible appeal will be filed within a 14-day period. “He

The Russian Embassy in Washington commented on the verdict Seleznev

The Russian Embassy in Washington, the arrest of a Russian Novel Seleznyov consider illegal. On Friday, April 21, reported RIA Novosti in the Embassy, adding that the court verdict will be appealed. “We believe that the arrest of a Russian illegal, he was in fact kidnapped from the territory of a third country. According to available information, the lawyers will appeal the court decision”, — stated in the Russian Embassy. Earlier on April 21 the court of Seattle (USA) has sentenced a Russian citizen Novel Seleznev to 27 years of imprisonment on charges of fraud. “The sentence is totally disproportionate and unjustified. On Monday, April 24, will be filed with the notice of intention to appeal,” said TASS, the lawyer of Igor Litvak. The father of the Russian state Duma Deputy Vladimir Seleznev, called the verdict a foregone conclusion and cannibalistic. August 25, 2016, the 32-year-old Russian was found guilty

In the USA the Russian programmer Levashov has brought new charges against

In the USA the Russian programmer Peter Levashov filed new charges. On Friday, April 21, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the acting Deputy assistant attorney General Trevor McFadden. “Only yesterday, a court in Connecticut has put forward charges against him on eight counts in that he was the head of Kelihos botnet” — he said. According to the Agency, informed the Federal court of the state of Alaska the Russians had charged to two counts of Internet fraud and illegal interception of electronic communications. Previously, the Ministry of justice stated that many years ago against Levashova cases were opened in Michigan and Washington (DC). On 9 April it was reported about the detention of Peter Levashov in Barcelona, at the request of the United States. In Spain, the programmer vacationing with his wife. According to her, the police broke into their apartment in the night, showed some documents without

Died, another victim of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro

Died in hospital one more victim of the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro, which occurred on 3 April. About it on Twitter said the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Anna Mityanina. — Anna Mityanina (@A_Mitjanina) April 21, 2017, 07:32 Thus, the number of victims reached 15 people (the suicide bomber in the death toll is not included). April 3 in the train on the stretch between the stations “Sennaya square” and “Institute of Technology” the explosion occurred. It was established that it was done by a suicide bomber Akbarjon Jalilov, in 2011 received Russian citizenship.. the explosion killed 14 people, medical assistance to the victims 89. Suspect of bombing a native of Kyrgyzstan Abror Azimov was arrested on 18 April to 3 June. He was arrested a day earlier in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow region, when it was found a loaded gun battle. Besides it, in the case

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