Konstantin Kosachev The head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev stressed the importance of held in Sochi talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. It is reported RIA Novosti on Tuesday, may 2. “The main substantive result is an absolute confirmation of no alternative to the Minsk agreements and the effectiveness of the current modes of implementation”, — said the Senator. He also noted that Russia and Germany has the same goal “in the fight against terrorism”. Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Putin and Merkel stated the stalling of the implementation of the Minsk agreements. “Russia and Germany no clear understanding of how to give impetus to Kiev on the implementation of the Minsk agreements” — quoted Peskov TASS. Before the talks, the Russian leader said he intends to discuss with the Chancellor of Germany on bilateral relations
Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin The conversation of Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were fruitful, said spokesman for the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. He reported about it on air of TV channel “Russia 1”, RIA Novosti reported on Tuesday, may 2. “Was very constructive, very Frank exchange of views and discussion of current problems of international and regional. There were no morals,” — said Peskov. Official Kremlin spokesman also noted that economic constraints in the negotiations was not discussed. “Putin the issue of sanctions was not intended, not intended, and has repeatedly said that it is not a question of the agenda”, — he stressed. Earlier it was reported that the head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev called the “absolute confirmation of no alternative to the Minsk agreements,” the main result of the negotiations. The last time Putin and Merkel met
In the West of Moscow when a taxi collision with a truck killed three people The accident in the West of Moscow, three people were killed, told the correspondent of “Tape.ru” in the emergency services. The accident occurred on 56-m kilometre of MKAD. According to preliminary data, Ford taxi maneuvered in a dangerous manner and collided with a truck Scania. All three people who were in the car were killed. At the scene arrived firemen, rescuers, traffic police and ambulance. 16 APR Maserati sports car at full speed crashed into a pole in the center of Moscow and burned. The driver of the car died.
One person died in a fire in a residential building in Western Moscow Moscow. May 3. INTERFAX.RU — One person was killed in a fire in his apartment in the West of Moscow, the number of victims is specified, said “Interfax” a source familiar with the situation. “At street Orsha 2/21 was a fire in the apartment on the seventh floor. The fire area has made 30 sq. m. One person was killed,” — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, from the fire rescued 20 people. “As a result of fire there are victims, their number is specified,” — said the source.
Media: the organizers of the festival Outline stop working in Russia MOSCOW, may 3 — RIA Novosti. Promotion group Arma17, which was engaged in the organization of the festival of electronic music Outline, will no longer work in Russia, announced its representatives to the edition “jellyfish”. “After a train derailed a few hours before the start of events, festivals and parties in Russia “ARMA” is no longer planned. Festival Outline this year will not. While in the team’s only foreign event”, — quotes the edition the statement of the promoters. In July 2016, the festival organizers Outline for a few hours before the start time announced the cancellation of the event. The Prosecutor’s office issued a warning to the festival organizers due to its inconsistency with the city authorities and the lack of fire safety on the territory of its carrying out. Prefecture South-Eastern district of Moscow said that the
French art dealer left it in the cab painting cost 1.5 million euros In Paris, the art dealer left in the trunk of a taxi a painting worth 1.5 million euros, because talking on the phone. Valuable Lota man remembered the next day. Because he had no information about the car dealer called the police for help. It is reported by Le Parisien. As the newspaper notes, the painting the man was going to transfer to the buyer. The incident occurred on April 27. “Currently under investigation. It is necessary to verify the circumstances of the disappearance, which said the seller of the art”, — told the police. The lost picture belongs to the brush of an Italian painter and sculptor Lucio Fontana. The work is called “Concetto Spaziale is” and was written in 1965. Paris art dealer ‘forgets’ €1.5 m #LucioFontana original picture in taxi https://t.co/Bll02lB28c via @BBCNews pic.twitter.com/9I6dI4iwaZ
The UN Secretary General called for an end to the persecution of journalists António Guterres reminded of the danger that journalists expose themselves to “give a voice to those who have no voice.” The UN, 3 may. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, called on the leaders of countries to protect free media and to put an end to the persecution of journalists. In his message on the occasion of 3 may, world press freedom day, the administrative head of the world body reminded of the danger that journalists expose themselves to “give a voice to those who have no voice.” “Members of the media are slander, sexual assault, arrests, injured and even killed,” said UN Secretary-General. “We need leaders defended a free press is crucial to combat the widespread misinformation. And we need to stand for our right to know the truth. On world press freedom day,