Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the fight against international terrorism and the situation in the East of Ukraine at the meeting scheduled for 2 may. This was reported on the Kremlin website on Friday, April 28. “It is planned to address key international problems, including combating terrorism, the situation in the middle East, the implementation of the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis”, — stated in the message. The parties will also discuss prospects for development of Russian-German relations, including cooperation “in the energy, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres.” In addition, Putin and Merkel will exchange opinions on the summit of “Big twenty” which will pass in July in Hamburg. It is expected that the G20 summit will be held the first meeting of Vladimir Putin with US President Donald trump. Angela Merkel has held talks with the American leader on March
Dmitry Medvedev Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev urged Vice-Premier Vitaly Mutko, responsible for the development of sport, increase interest in Russian football. His words leads TASS on Friday, April 28. Medvedev cited the words of Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky told about the popularity of the family trips to hockey games. “We need to make our people with the same pleasure went to watch football,” — said the head of government. Vitaly Mutko acknowledged that the attitude of Russian football has worsened, in particular — reduced the level of confidence in the national team the country. “Of course, we’ll still support our team, we will be cheering for real, but they try too”, — said Dmitry Medvedev. Earlier Friday it was reported that the Prime Minister discussed with Mutko scandal at the match between “Zenit” and “Ural”, in which the referee Alexey Eskov removed three players Yekaterinburg club. Medvedev stressed that
The Ministry of emergency situations (MES) of Russia has introduced 17:00 GMT on 28 April a state of emergency throughout the territory of the Siberian Federal district in connection with wildfires. This was stated by the head of Department Vladimir Puchkov at the meeting of the working group of the Commission on fire situation. His words leads RIA Novosti. Puchkov instructed to take special control over forecast changes in weather conditions on the territory of Buryatia and the Irkutsk region to increase in these regions, the aviation group. In addition, the Minister instructed the National control centre in crisis situations to use the space monitoring system to provide timely information on new outbreaks. During the meeting the Minister reported that the wildfires caused the fire almost 100 houses in the Irkutsk region and Buryatia Republic. Erupted April 28, a fire in the village of Bubnivka Irkutsk region accompanied by a
Shiveluch threw a 7-km column of ash Kamchatka volcano Shiveluch threw a column of ash to a height of 7 kilometers above sea level, the plume from which spread roughly 150 kilometers. Shiveluch is the northernmost active volcano of Kamchatka, the height of which is 3 283 meters. It is located in the Ust-Kamchatsky district. The closest to the volcano locality — the village of Keys, located 45 kilometers from the foot, reminds TASS.
Dead poet ion Degen He died in Israel on 92-m to year of life. MOSCOW/TEL AVIV, April 28. /TASS/. A veteran of the great Patriotic war, as the tank battles and the poet ion Degen died in Israel at the 92nd year of life. About it the correspondent of TASS said the Chairman of the Israeli Union of veterans of the Second world war — the fighters against Nazism Abraham Grinzaid. The poet ion Degen died in Israel pic.twitter.com/B5PVUptX5a — ANFY (@allnews4u_ru) 28 APR 2017 “I myself just called and reported that ion Degen died, he was very ill,” said Grinzaid. “Ion was for us the banner, we really appreciate”, he added. As noted in the interview with TASS, the head of public relations Department of the FJC Boruch Gorin, Degen during the great Patriotic war was one of the most famous Soviet tank aces. “His poetic gift, which I
Russian geophysicists have modeled the collision of Earth with an asteroid If earlier to the possibility of cosmic catastrophe were defined as “academic”, now modern techniques allow us to consider the threat from the practical side. Geophysicists have built a model of the possible events that will happen on Earth if it drops an asteroid the size of one kilometer in diameter. Geophysics and astronomers from the Institute of dynamics of geospheres Russian Academy of Sciences and the Moscow physical-technical Institute built a model of the possible events that will happen on Earth if it drops an asteroid with a diameter up to one kilometer. If earlier to the possibility of cosmic catastrophe were defined as “academic”, but now modern methods of computational Geophysics allow us to consider the collision of an asteroid with the Earth as a complex scientific problem and the practical point of view. We will remind
Lose weight or buried. Who in Russia prevented full people. The Story Of “Medusa” By order of the “Medusa” journalist Anna Rodina attempted to assess the extent of the Russian patchamama. 18 and 21 April, the court rejected the claims of flight attendants “Aeroflot”, accusing the airline of discrimination by appearance — employees with a clothing size more the 46th was transferred to domestic routes, they have reduced the salary. Deputy General Director “Aeroflot” Vladimir Aleksandrov explained that the requirements for weight and volume of crew members due to the fact that the space in the aircraft is limited, the weight of the crew affect the fuel consumption, and passengers “prefer young and slim” women. This view was supported by Ksenia Sobchak in “the Burden of news” on TV channel “Rain”. The presenter said that people don’t have to look at the “fat and ugly”, and flight attendants don’t need
Photo: RIA Novosti Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov did not answer the question of whether the head of state Vladimir Putin this year to take part in the action “Immortal regiment”, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday, April 27. “I can’t tell yet,” said Sands, answering a corresponding question of journalists. Public action “Immortal regiment” was held on the Victory Day in Russia and some other countries. The event is a procession in which people carry pictures of their relatives who participated in the great Patriotic war. According to the national center for the study of public opinion (VTSIOM), in 2016 it was attended by representatives of every third Russian family. In addition, sociologists have found that in the current year to March plans to join us every second Russian. The first such event was held in Tomsk in 2007. Putin took part in the Immortal regiment March in
South Korea has proposed to consider the membership of the DPRK in the UN As other measures against Pyongyang offered to stop the supply of crude oil and to block the receipt of hard currency. UN, April 28. /TASS/. South Korea offers to consider the question of whether the DPRK to remain a member of the UN. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of South Korea Yun Byung-Se at a special meeting of the Security Council of the world organization. We could take such powerful measures as the termination of deliveries of crude oil to North Korea and blocking of revenue to North Korea in hard currency, for example through the suspension of all imports of coal from North Korea, and seriously consider the question of whether North Korea, which is a long-standing and serious offender, to be a member of Onun Ben Suministr foreign Affairs of South
The foreign Ministry reacted to the statement by the White house about Russia’s isolation in the UN UN, 28 APR — RIA Novosti, Olga Denisova. Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Gennady Gatilov called “strange” a White House statement about the “isolation of Russia in the UN”. The US administration had previously called one of the achievements of President Donald trump’s first 100 days in power in foreign policy, “the isolation of Russia in the UN”. This was stated in the press service of the White house about the main merits of trump as President. “A strange statement. On the contrary, we seek cooperation with all countries, including, primarily, with the United States in the UN,” — said Gatilov reporters on Friday. “I think we should talk… not about to put someone in isolation, and to seek common ground and thereby reach a mutually acceptable solutions to existing problems.