May day in Moscow was the warmest day since the beginning of 2017 Thermometers recorded a plus of 24.8 degrees. MOSCOW, may 1. /TASS/. May day in the Russian capital was the warmest day since the beginning of 2017. According to the city Weather Bureau, thermometers recorded a plus of 24.8 degrees. “So, today was the warmest since the beginning of this year in Moscow. Before that the warmest was considered the day of April 30. On Sunday, the air in the capital warmed to 24.5 degrees,” — said the representative of the weather service. The record of the day (plus 26.3 degrees) belongs to 1977. According to preliminary forecasts of weather forecasters, the summer heat will last in Moscow until Wednesday. In the second half of the week cooling is expected. In the night of Friday, the air can cool down to minus 2 degrees, the day will be
Died classic of Soviet children’s literature Anatoly Aleksin Died Soviet writer and playwright, author of books for children and youth Anatoly Aleksin. He died at the age of 92 years in Luxembourg. This was written by Russian journalist and writer Dmitry Likhanov on his page in Facebook. Anatoly Goberman (pen name Aleksin) was born on 3 August 1924 in Moscow. Debuted with poetry in the newspaper “pioneer truth” when I was a teenager. After graduating from the Moscow Institute of Oriental studies in 1950 he published his first collection of stories, “Thirty-one days”. He was a member of the editorial Board of the magazine “Youth”. In 1993 he emigrated to Israel. Since 2011, living in Luxembourg.
In New Zealand a Guinea pig was taken to the police Constable Elliot is now the mascot of the new Zealand police. He has his own uniform and peaked cap of a police officer. The Guinea pig belongs to one of the employees of the press service of the police of New Zealand. Constable Elliot likes to be picked up, loves to sleep on lap and can move at a speed of 9 km/h. Because of these “antichriste” skills Guinea pig got an important mission: Elliott reminds drivers to be careful driving past schools — may 1 students in New Zealand came from vacation. “Just like me, they (children) are small and unpredictable, so you need to carefully watch the road,” written on the page of the Department in Facebook. The post has gained more than 8 500 likes and almost 1500 posts on the social network: the public clearly
Photo: Joshua Roberts / Reuters U.S. “deeply concerned” by the decision of the Russian authorities to make “Open Russia”, “social movement Open Russia” and the Institute of modern Russia in the list of undesirable organizations. It is reported RIA Novosti citing a statement by state Department spokesman Mark Toner. “We are deeply concerned about the government’s decision to make [these structures] in the list of so-called “undesirable” foreign organizations”, — said in comments. Washington rejects the view that “these and other international structures of civil society are a threat to Russia.” Thursday, April 27, it was reported that the Russian Ministry of justice on the basis of the decision of the Prosecutor General has made in the UK was “Open Russia” in the list of undesirable organizations. Also in the list were included the eponymous the social network movement “Institute of contemporary Russia” (USA). The Prosecutor’s office said that the
Photo: RIA Novosti About 6.7 tons of humanitarian aid transferred over the past days the Russian military residents of the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Latakia and Deraa. This is stated in the Bulletin of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. “During the day Russian Centre for reconciliation of the warring parties held eight humanitarian actions in the provinces of Aleppo (six), Latakia (one) and Deraa (one)… the Total weight given to the population of humanitarian goods was 6.7 tons”, – stated in the Bulletin. As described in the Center for conciliation, in the city of Aleppo in the al-Sukkari, al-Akramiya, Sulaymaniyah, Hamidi, Haidari and Karm al Dodo residents were transferred to 2,285 thousand servings of hot food and bread. 850 servings of hot food handed over to residents of settlements Skubin in the province of Latakia and El-Kunia in the province of Deraa. Just a
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, 2 may. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss terrorism, the situation in the middle East and the implementation of the Minsk agreements. This was reported by the press service of the Kremlin. “Russian President Vladimir Putin on 2 may in Sochi will hold talks with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel,” – said the press service of the head of state. The formal reason for the visit of the head of the German government in the Russian Federation after a two year hiatus is to prepare for the summit of “big twenty”, which will be held in Hamburg in July of this year.
The white house called a meeting with trump, Kim Jong-UN Currently, there are no conditions for the meeting of the President of the United States Donald trump and the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN. Such statement as transfers RIA Novosti, did White house spokesman Sean Spicer. “If Pyongyang were to continue its behavior, and these conditions will not appear,” he said. “We need to see that their provocative behavior went quickly to nothing”, — quotes “Interfax” the words of Spicer. “It is clear that while none of this is happening,” he added. “I don’t think it will happen in the near future”, — concluded the Spicer. Earlier on Monday, may 1, trump said he was ready to personally meet with Kim Jong Inom. For this purpose, according to the White house required the right conditions. “If it was appropriate for me to meet with him, (…) it would be
Human Rights Watch claims that the attack on Khan shaykhun was used by the Soviet bomb In the report of the human rights organization are provided by the eyewitness photos of the crash site of the munition and its fragments, as well as the Museum of the Soviet aviation bombs filled with sarin. The UN, on 1 may. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. The Human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) argues that the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Khan shaykhun found fragments of bombs, which is identified as HB-250 Soviet production. The relevant information is presented in the published report, which contains information about the last cases the use of poisonous substances in Syria. The 48-page report presents provided by witnesses photographs of the fall of the munition and its fragments, as well as the Museum of the Soviet aviation bombs filled with sarin Human rights activists
Putin signed the law on the transfer of state employees and retirees on the card “the World” The issuance and service of cards for pensioners will be free. MOSCOW, may 1. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin today approved a law on gradual transition of public sector employees and pensioners for service with the national payment system “World”. The corresponding document was published on the official portal of legal information. “Credit institution not later than July 1, 2017 are required to ensure that the national payment instruments in all of its technical devices, the document says, — the Credit institution in transactions with payments at the expense of means of budgetary system of the Russian Federation are obliged to transfer payments to Bank accounts customers, operations which are carried out with the use of national payment instruments”. It is noted that the issuance and service of cards for pensioners will be
The Palestinian movement Hamas has abandoned plans for the destruction of Israel. As reported Reuters, said the new doctrine of motion, published on Monday, may 1 at Doha (capital of Qatar). In the document, Hamas continues to deny Israel’s right to exist, but not calling for armed struggle against the Jewish state. Moreover, the doctrine refers to the agreement on the creation of a unified Palestinian state in the 1967 borders, that is, with the territories of the Gaza strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem. In addition, representatives of Hamas declared that cut off contact with the Association “Muslim brotherhood” (banned in several countries, including Russia). Thus representatives of the Palestinian movement hopes to improve relations with the Arab States of the Persian Gulf and Egypt, which considers “Brothers” to terrorist groups. It is possible that Hamas is counting on a change of attitude on the part of European