Volodin: the development of cities will play an increasingly important role in the economy

Photo: RIA Novosti The development of cities and urban agglomerations will play an increasingly important role in the progress and socio-economic development of the country. This was stated by the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin at a meeting of the Council for the development of urban areas and public spaces under the Chairman of the lower house of Parliament. “We need to understand ourselves, and I think that it unites us here that an increasingly important role in economic development will play a city – not only through the attraction of investments, development of scientific-technical potential, but in the competition in the struggle for human potential, because the city depends in the long term, what will be the city’s potential,” he said. According to the speaker, “people move the progress and how the city will attract these people in the future depends on the progress of the city

Russian foreign Ministry: the US and NATO countries have seriously discredited the role of the Vienna document 2011

© EPA/ROBERT GHEMENT MOSCOW, April 29. /TASS/. USA, regularly accusing Russia of “selective execution” and “lack of transparency” of the Vienna document 2011 (VD 2011), have seriously discredited its role as a tool for objective control of the military activities of States parties of the OSCE. The comments were made by the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the publication of another U.S. state Department report on compliance by States of agreements in the field of arms control and non-proliferation. In accordance with the provisions of the Vienna document 2011, each state member of the OSCE has the right to carry out inspections in the territory of any other state party. The inspecting state may also invite other participating States to take part in the inspection.

The foreign Ministry has called a violation of the INF Treaty, the plan for the US ABM systems in Poland

The foreign Ministry has called a violation of the INF Treaty, the plan for the US ABM systems in Poland MOSCOW, April 29 — RIA Novosti. The US plans to deploy in Poland complexes, capable of launching missiles “Tomahawk” — a flagrant violation of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear forces (INF), according to the Ministry of foreign Affairs. This is stated in the comments of the Ministry in connection with the publication of the report of the US state Department on compliance by States of agreements in the field of arms control and non-proliferation. According to the Russian Agency, the United States placed on its base missile defense system in Romania and plan to post on a similar base in Poland ground-based anti-missile systems, Aegis Ashore, consisting of the vertical launch system similar to the universal launchers MK-41, capable of launching cruise missiles, medium-range missiles

The interior Ministry of Ukraine has asked to abandon St. George ribbons

The interior Ministry of Ukraine has asked to abandon St. George ribbons Residents and guests of Ukraine requested not to use the St. George ribbon during the may holidays, especially 8 and 9 numbers. This broadcast channel “112 Ukraine” said Advisor to the interior Minister Zoryan Shkiryak. “Please refrain from using the banned Communist symbols. In the first place — St. George ribbons. This applies to the entire period, including 8-9 may,” he said. Otherwise, according to Shkiryak, the form of St. George ribbon can cause “logical and objectively correct reaction of the Ukrainian patriot and citizen.” In 2015, the law “About the condemnation of the Communist and national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes in Ukraine and the prohibition of propaganda of their symbols”. 8 may in Ukraine is celebrated as a Day of remembrance and reconciliation in solidarity with the European countries, which in turn celebrated the surrender of Nazi

EU leaders unanimously endorsed the principles in the negotiations with Britain for Brexit

EU leaders unanimously endorsed the principles in the negotiations with Britain for Brexit Moscow. April 29. INTERFAX.RU — the leaders of the countries-members of EU at the summit in Brussels voted unanimously in support of the developed directives for negotiations with Britain about its exit from the EU (Brexit), said in a statement on the website of the President of the European Council Donald Tusk on Twitter. “Fundamental principles adopted unanimously. Solid and fair mandate of the 27 EU countries to talks on Brexit ready,” he wrote. Guidelines adopted unanimously. EU27 firm and fair political mandate for the #Brexit talks is ready. #EUCO — Donald Tusk (@eucopresident) 29 APR 2017 Western media noted that this decision was an unprecedented demonstration of unity of the EU on the eve of talks with London. The heads of state and government of the 27 countries of the European Union (without the UK) gathered

The Russian foreign Ministry called the futile attempts of Ukraine to inspect the Crimea

Ukraine’s attempts to inspect the territory of the Crimea is futile and provocative. On Saturday, April 29, said the Russian foreign Ministry, commenting on the U.S. state Department report on compliance by States of agreements in the field of arms control. “The current status of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol as subjects of the Russian Federation — the issue is resolved. He is not subject to revision. Accordingly, Russia is free to any of its troops and military equipment on its own territory”, — stated in the message the Ministry of foreign Affairs. Thus the foreign Ministry commented on the issue of compliance with the Vienna document 2011 on confidence-building measures and security. Crimea became part of Russia in spring 2014 on the outcome of the referendum. Kiev refused to recognize the result of the plebiscite. Moscow specifies that the procedure is fully consistent with international law and stresses

In Turkey fired more than 3900 officials

The Turkish authorities during the last inspection was dismissed from public service for over 3900 people. About it reports Reuters with reference to the publication in official Gazette. The most fired — 1177 — man from the Ministry of justice. Not only officials, but also prison guards, military and the gendarmes. In addition, more than 200 people were dismissed from the Ministry of religious Affairs. Also lost his job 484 academician. Extensive testing in state institutions Turkey after the failed coup last year. To date, more than 120 thousand people lost their jobs during the purges carried out not only in state institutions but also private companies. More than 40 thousand people were arrested. July 15, 2016 in Turkey, attempted a coup, killing more than 230 people, more than 2.1 thousand were injured. Ankara has accused of organizing the coup opposition of the Islamic preacher Fethullah gülen living in the

The foreign Ministry told about locking US banks Russian contribution to the fight against cancer

American banks have frozen Russian voluntary tranche listed on the implementation of the IAEA Programme for action for cancer therapy. This is stated in a statement posted on the Ministry website. In a foreign Ministry statement said that the freezing happened in March. Russian Bank, which carried out the payment, a question was raised regarding whether a given translation against Iran. “Despite assurances from the Russian side that the money is allocated purely for humanitarian purposes, us banks delay the transfer of the tranche in a few weeks, and in early April of 2017 returned frozen funds to the account of Rosatom”, — said in the statement. The Agency concluded that in the end, “the IAEA still has not received the Russian voluntary contribution to cancer treatment in 2017”. On Smolensk square doubt that American financial institutions have “dared to go to the blocking state payments of a sovereign state”.

The majority of Russians were satisfied with their work

The majority of Russians (86%) like their job. This is evidenced by data survey of the national center for the study of public opinion (VTSIOM), published on the website of the organization. Dissatisfied with their place of work 12 per cent, two per cent were undecided. Among the positive aspects, the respondents mentioned communication with people (20 percent), the ability to engage in Hobbies (19 per cent), salaries and premiums (13%) and work schedule (nine percent). The main reasons for dissatisfaction are the amount of wages (39 percent), the team or the boss (12 percent), as well as heavy, unhealthy labor (10 percent). If respondents had the opportunity not to work, 60 percent of respondents would remain in the same place, while 19 percent would change employer. Only one-fifth of respondents (19 per cent) would prefer to retire and never work. “Today, the motivation of the majority of our citizens

The control of cars without numbers will increase in Moscow

In Moscow from may will strengthen control over vehicles without license plates or with unreadable plates. They will send by spetsstavki. On Saturday, April 29, according to city hall. Regulation of moving vehicles was approved at a meeting of the Antiterrorist Commission of the city. “First of all, potentially dangerous cars will move from the 400-foot zone from ground stations and construction of metro and monorail, transport hubs, stops, and parks and other public places with a large crowd of people”, — stated in the message. According to the Deputy mayor for transport issues Maxim Liksutov, after the evacuation of the car, law enforcement officers will check, if it’s threats and is wanted after the theft. Spetsstavki located on Yuzhnoportovy street (building 37A) and travel Enthusiasts (owning 3). The car will return to the owner after submission of required documents. “Every car owner who leaves his car on the street