Putin noted the growth in the number of drug addicts in Russia by 60%

Putin noted the growth in the number of drug addicts in Russia by 60% The President also said that the level of coordination of government agencies and public anti-drug organizations need to improve. MOSCOW, April 28. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin noted the increase in the number of drug addicts by 60%. He also cited statistics showing that in Russia, there are 600 thousand drug addicts, and, according to unofficial information, the number exceeds 2 million. “The total number of only officially registered drug addicts is according to our statistics, about 600 thousand people, — said the head of state at the security Council meeting. — Unfortunately, over the past five years, this figure does not change, the number of drug addicts has increased by 60%”. Putin complained that, according to unofficial polls, the drugs consumed about 7.5 million people, including 2 million drug addicts do it regularly The President

Salvador, the first in the world banned the production of metals

Salvador, the first in the world banned the production of metals El Salvador has become the first state to ban metals mining in their territory. Now the law prohibits “prospecting, mining or processing of metallic minerals in El Salvador”. The innovation reported on the portal Phys.Org. “The adoption of this law was necessary in light of industry development that brings society benefits, but causes serious pollution of the environment and water resources”, — said the President of the Ecological unit of El Salvador. Many countries in Latin America have an income through the export of minerals, but local communities complain about the environmental risks caused by toxic metals used in the process. Also, the new law is intended to protect rural residents from threats to their land projects for the extraction of metals. MiningWatch, a canadian organization that monitors the mining industry, hopes that the action in El Salvador, the

Events of the week in photos

Events of the week in photos Revision of the “news Mail.Ru” presents a digest of the most important and bright events from 22 to 28 April 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world. 22 APR. Around the world held marches in defense of science. Thousands of scientists protested against the political attacks on scientific facts. 22 APR. “Saint Petersburg Arena” hosted the first official meeting in the match of the 24th round of the championship of Russia football players “Zenith” beat Yekaterinburg “Ural”. April 23. In France ended the first round of presidential elections. According to its results, the struggle will continue centrist Emmanuel macron and nationalist marine Le Pen. The difference in votes between the candidates was only a few percent. April 23. In Moscow Park “Patriot” was held military-historical reconstruction “the Storming of Berlin”. Participation in the reconstruction of the offensive

“Had to joke, not to quarrel”

“Had to joke, not to quarrel” “B” knew about the secret telephone conversation between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko. As reported by “Kommersant” informed sources in Moscow and Kiev, the presidents of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko continues to talk on the phone — although at the official level representatives of the two countries exchanged tough accusations and Russia in Kiev declared “an aggressor state”. According to “Kommersant”, the last such conversation took place in the first half of April and was devoted to the situation in the Donbass. The conversation lasted about 20 minutes and was held at the initiative of the Ukrainian side. As told the interlocutor of Kommersant in Moscow, the conversation took place in “the respectful and correct way” and the heads of state are periodically “switched to playfully ironic tone”. “The presidents were forced to joke, not to quarrel and not to

That had trump in 100 days

That had trump in 100 days The President of the United States Donald trump boasted that his administration has achieved incredible success. Let’s try to put his statements in context. Presidential decrees To carry out part of their campaign promises Donald trump shortly after taking office resorted to direct presidential directives. He ordered to stop the process of ratifying the TRANS-Pacific partnership and reduce the number of regulatory standards for business. In General, the trump issue decrees about the same speed as Barack Obama, but on 21 April he signed more than his predecessor. Approval ratings When Donald trump was sworn in on 20 January, his approval rating was at the lowest level among all presidents on inauguration day. Trump called the data loaded, but all the power of rejection of his person part of the community was demonstrated when hundreds of thousands of his opponents took part in meetings

The Parliament of Montenegro adopted the law on accession to NATO

The Parliament of Montenegro adopted the law on accession to NATO BELGRADE, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. The Parliament of Montenegro at a meeting in Cetinje on Friday ratified the law on accession to NATO. For this decision voted 46 deputies from 81. Stream meeting was conducted on national television. Those present, among whom were the President Filip vujanović and former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, met with applause the outcome of the vote. Before the vote, a rationale for joining the Alliance was made by acting head of the government, Dusko Markovic, also their opinions about the importance of North Atlantic integration about the same words, shared many inscribed to members. In a document titled the Draft law on confirmation of the North Atlantic Treaty and the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the accession of Greece and Turkey voted members of the ruling Democratic party of socialists and

In Moscow surprised us statements about Russia’s isolation in the UN

Gennady Gatilov The Russian foreign Ministry found it a strange statement by the press service of the White house, called “the isolation of Russia in the UN” among the main achievements of U.S. President Donald trump. About it reports “Interfax”. “A strange statement. On the contrary, we seek cooperation with all countries, including and especially the US in the UN — explained Deputy foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov. — I think that speech should go not about to put someone in isolation, and to seek common ground and thereby reach a mutually acceptable solutions to existing problems. This should underpin the work of the UN.” Previously refutation of the thesis about the “isolation of Russia” has acted the Director of Department of countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the Chinese foreign Ministry GUI Zunun. He stated that “Moscow and Beijing speak the same language in regard to finding answers to

The militants “Jabhat EN-Nusra” attacked the positions of the IG in the Syrian-Lebanese border

The militants of the terrorist group “Tahrir al-sham” (formerly known as “Jabhat al-Nusra”) attacked positions of the “Islamic state” (IG) near the border settlement of fleet on the Syrian-Lebanese border. On Friday, April 28, RIA Novosti reported, citing its own sources. According to him, the losses suffered by both sides. The cause of the confrontation was the struggle for control of the mountain trails and canyons, which terrorists regularly try to smuggle weapons and ammunition. These paths make their way to Syria recruits recruited by terrorist groups. “The Lebanese army and fighters of “Hezbollah” in the area of Arsal hold up their part of the border is under control and ready at any moment to strike at the terrorist groups, if they try to cross the border,” — said the Agency interlocutor. April 17 it was reported that the militants “Islamic state” have clashed with representatives of the Bedouin tribes

The newspaper learned about allowing HIV-positive to adopt children

Russians with HIV infection will be allowed to adopt or take custody of the children. The relevant paragraph is contained in the action plan for implementation of the state strategy for combating the spread of HIV, signed by the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, reports “Kommersant”. “The document stipulates that HIV-infected will be allowed to adopt children. First, it is possible if the person adopts therapy. In addition, there are children-persons with HIV infection. Why HIV cannot adopt such a child?” — said a source familiar with the discussion document. It is planned to amend the acts regulating the issues of HIV prevention, control its spread, and net positive. They can be adopted not later than the second quarter of 2018. The document also spelled out the responsibility for HIV dissidence. By the third quarter of 2018 it is planned to develop a bill prohibiting the dissemination of information

The state Duma has removed the channel in the Telegram the day after launch

The state Duma has closed the official channel in Telegram messenger. A message was posted on the channel two hours before its removal on Friday, April 28. Currently, the publication is not available, but the screenshot is at the disposal “of the Tape.ru”. “In our work we try to support the General trend of openness in the work of Parliament. However, the telegram does not allow for comments”, — stated in the message. It was also stressed that for the lower house of Parliament “user feedback is most important”. It was noted that the wording of the channel considers the experiment a success. At the time of this writing, the channel has signed up more than 2.3 million users of the messenger. Earlier on Friday, the Chairman of the Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications Leonid Levin suggested that social networks are the most relevant tool for