Julia Samoylova is “Eurovision” will perform in the Crimea Singer Yulia Samoylova, who was supposed to represent Russia at “Eurovision-2017”, will perform in Sevastopol during the celebration of Victory Day on 9 may. About it reports the edition ForPost with reference to the acting head of the main Department of culture of Sevastopol Larissa Dudkin. “This singer, as planned, was supposed to represent Russia at “Eurovision”. Alternatively she will be with us. A preliminary agreement has. We hope that she will succeed, and Julia will win all the obstacles that it faces,” the official said. Poll the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM), the results of which were published on the organization’s website on 24 April, showed that 75 percent of Russians supported the decision of the First channel to broadcast the international music contest “Eurovision-2017”. The semifinals of “Eurovision-2017” will be held in Kyiv on 9 may
Elephants like “ears”, scientists have found MOSCOW, 24 APR — RIA Novosti. Elephants males like “ears” in the observation of their behavior showed that they prefer to choose those females whose “buzz” they don’t know, say scientists in an article published in the journal Scientific Reports. “Our study showed that males can extract interesting social information from those sounds, which the females use to communicate with other elephants. This discovery suggests that we need to pay attention to the intellectual abilities of males, including their ability to distinguish voices. It is not clear how long the males remember the voices of females, and whether it helps them to choose the right partner,” says Angela stöger (Angela Stoeger) from the University of Vienna (Austria). African and Indian elephants are highly social animals that use a variety of methods to communicate with each other, starting with trubine trunk and ending with subsonic
“Metal burned, like a tree”: Leonov about the death of cosmonaut Komarov Twice hero of the Soviet Union cosmonaut Alexei Leonov shared with TASS memories of the first manned space flight ended in tragedy. 50 years ago occurred the first tragedy in the history of space exploration: April 24, 1967 during the flight were killed Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, pilot the experimental spacecraft “Soyuz-1”. For him, this start was the second space flight. First he made three years before this, together with Konstantin Feoktistov and Boris Yegorov. The daily flight was in the ship “Voskhod-1”. Then for the first time in the history of the crew flew without spacesuits. In 1965, the Mosquitoes began to prepare for the flight on the new bench the Soviet ship of the series “the Union”, the crew of which was approved in 1966. How was the life of cosmonaut Komarov, and why his second
Photo: RIA Novosti Not the phenomenon, and ideology are the real threats to the modern world. This opinion was expressed by the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev. In his article published in the newspaper “Izvestia”, the Senator highlighted three such ideological fundamentalism — Islamist (ISIS*), Communist (North Korea) and the liberal globalizatsii (part of Western elites). Kosachev noted that the carriers of these ideologies have the ability to harm everyone else, ready for this, as found in its ideology a moral justification for forceful measures and have a tendency to blame others for their problems, the “infidels”. “The response to the Trump before and after his election to the first office in the United States, the current well-organized and very dirty campaign in Europe against the “populists”, the whole history of the confrontation between Russia, from Sochi Olympics to “cyber attacks” from Ukraine to
Photo: RIA Novosti The government approved the list of types of water biological resources in certain areas of production in respect of which is granted rights to catch and allocated the quota for investment purposes. This is stated in the document published on the website of the Cabinet. As follows from the explanatory notes, the list includes 16 items. “It includes the types of aquatic biological resources Northern basin of the fisheries (cod, haddock and crab) and the far Eastern fishery basin (Pollock, Pacific herring, far Eastern flounders, lingcod, commander squid, Grenadier, cod, black, and Nephrolepis halibut, five species of crabs),” – said in the document. It is emphasized that the quota for investment purposes are allocated with respect to certain types of aquatic biological resources, the list of which is approves by the Cabinet. Earlier, Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on increasing investment in the
Servicemen of the Federal service of national guard troops of the Russian Federation © Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. Regardie does not participate in military action in Syria. About it reported in a press-Department service.
Trump discussed with Merkel Syria and Ukraine The President of the United States Donald trump held telephone talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This is stated in the official report the White house. In the administration of U.S. President said that the two leaders discussed the key issues of international relations, including conflicts in Syria, Yemen and the deteriorating situation on the Korean Peninsula. “The President also reaffirmed his support for the efforts of France and Germany to hold talks on the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements”, — underlined in the message. Earlier, on March 17, Donald trump and Angela Merkel held a private meeting in Washington. During the talks, the U.S. and Germany also discussed the conflict in Ukraine. Following the negotiations, trump said about the leadership of France and Germany in solving the crisis in Ukraine.
Trump is proud of what has achieved in the first 100 days of presidency As reported by broadcaster CNN, the US President has managed to achieve progress in the solution of important problems in 23 of the 37. WASHINGTON, April 24. /Offset. TASS Anatoly Bochinin/. The President of the United States Donald trump is proud of what he managed to achieve in the first 100 days of his tenure as head of state, but his team is already thinking about the next steps. About it journalists at a regular briefing, said the press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer. “I think we are very proud the President is very proud of what he has accomplished in the first 100 days. But we also want to start talking about the next 100 days, that is still left to do,” he said.Sean Spycicles Secretary of the White house As reported by
Putin held a telephone conversation with President of Kyrgyzstan MOSCOW, 24 APR — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed by phone with the head of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev issues of bilateral cooperation in political and trade-economic spheres, the press service of the Kremlin. “At the initiative of the Kyrgyz side had a telephone conversation with President of Russia Vladimir Putin with President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev. The two presidents discussed current issues of bilateral cooperation in political, trade-economic spheres,” — stated in the message.
Lebanese women hung out on the waterfront of Beirut wedding dresses in protest — they are dissatisfied with the old law that allows rapists to avoid criminal punishment if he married his victim. About it reports The Independent. Thirty-one dress symbolize the thirty-one days in the month when women in such marriages can be abused. As the newspaper notes, from the dresses resembled the swaying corpses. In accordance with 522-th article of the Lebanese Penal code, rapists are sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding seven years. However, the proviso to the article allows the perpetrator to escape punishment if he and the victim were married. According to The Independent, this order of things was set in the 1940-ies. In February the parliamentary Committee has already voted to repeal this provision, however, the vote of all the deputies is scheduled for may 15.