Putin and Merkel summed up the results of negotiations in Sochi

Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel summed up the results of the negotiations. Among the topics covered – the development of bilateral relations, the situation in Syria, the armed conflict in Ukraine, the fight against international terrorism. It is reported by RIA Novosti. “Speaking about the situation in bilateral trade, we welcomed the emerging growth of the trade turnover: in January-February volume increased by 43%. I note that Germany is the largest buyer of Russian natural gas deliveries from Russia cover almost 35% of the needs of the German market”, — said Putin. The German Chancellor has called “a constructive partner” and noted the intensity of the ongoing negotiations. Putin and Merkel expressed concern over the situation in Ukraine. The two leaders stressed that the work in Normandy format to continue. “Agreed that among the main tasks should be the breeding of forces and means of the parties to the conflict

Putin rejected criticism of police actions at meetings

Photo: RIA Novosti Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected the West’s criticism against the actions of Russian law enforcement agencies at the meetings, the head of state said that they are acting within the law and this will continue. “About the protests in Russia and behavior of our authorities — we discussed this with the Federal Chancellor. I drew her attention, and so I want to draw attention to the fact that Russian law enforcement agencies behave much more restrained and liberal than their counterparts in some European countries, where used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators and batons. Yet, thank God, it was not necessary”, — said Putin after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “Our law enforcement and judicial bodies operate within the framework of the applicable law and will act on, keeping order, discipline, but also the rights of all citizens of Russia to Express to Express their

The FBI Director has called Russia the biggest threat of the possible

The FBI Director has called Russia the biggest threat of the possible James Komi Republic is convinced that Russia is still actively trying to influence us policy, convinced last year that her methods work. Moscow. May 3. INTERFAX.RU — the Director of the FBI, James Comey, believes that Russia poses a major threat. According to him, Russia “is the biggest threat of all on Earth, on the basis of its intentions and capabilities.” Statement of Komi was made at the Senate hearings, during which was again considered the question of Russia’s influence in the 2016 elections in the United States. According to CNN, the FBI Director was asked pointed questions about what Russia allegedly interfered in the course of American elections. Komi said that Russia is “encouraged by the outcome of last year’s election, and to this day actively trying to influence American policy.” “I think one of the lessons

Topilin: the regionalization of the minimum wage will not

Topilin: the regionalization of the minimum wage will not Labor Minister of the Russian Federation noted that the size of the minimum wage when it is increased to the subsistence minimum will be uniform for the whole country. Labor Minister Maxim Topilin said that the regional differentiation of the minimum wage (SMIC) during his increase to the minimum wage will not. That was the idea, we discussed it, weighed the pros and cons, but abandoned it, decided to leave a single minimum wage.Maxim Topelement of labour and social protection On the eve of Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said that the Cabinet rejected the idea of regionalisation of the minimum wage. Earlier, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the ministries of labour, Finance and economic development to develop a bill that increases the minimum wage to a living wage. Today the minimum Wage in Russia amounted to 7.5 thousand rubles, from

Mei announced the termination of activities of the Parliament of great Britain

Mei announced the termination of activities of the Parliament of great Britain After 36 days, the country will choose a new government and a new Prime Minister. LONDON, may 3. /Offset. TASS Maxim Ryzhkov/. The current composition of the house of Commons of the British Parliament ceased operations. This was announced by Prime-Minister Theresa may at the conclusion of his visit to Queen Elizabeth II, at a meeting at which was agreed the issue of the dissolution of the lower house of Parliament in connection with the conduct of 8 June early General elections. The Parliament formed in 2015, has now completed its work, and after 36 days, the country will choose a new government and a new Prime Minister.Teresa Maglawa the UK government According to may, whoever wins the upcoming election, he will face the paramount task of achieving the best for the UK agreement talks with the EU

German “hunters” refugees appeared before the court

Four “hunters” refugees from the German city of Walbran appeared in court charged with the murder of men. It is reported Min Rundfunk (WDR). According to prosecutors, four of the alleged perpetrators 1 September 2016 together drank alcoholic beverages. From an unknown source it became known that on the streets the girl was subjected to sexual harassment. They armed themselves with a baseball bat and brass knuckles and went “hunting.” Several times they had come into fights with groups of refugees, but those usually ran. In the end they met Klaus B., 40-the summer native of Kazakhstan, at the time of the meeting, he also used alcohol. According to WDR, the man already knew his attacker. The intruders attacked him, preventing escape, and was beaten, not stopping even after the victim fell. The man received a severe head injury and died in hospital nine days later. He is survived by

Putin and Erdogan had hoped to create security zones in Syria

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Russia and Turkey hope to establish security zones in Syria. This was at the end of the talks in Sochi was announced by the two presidents — Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The content of the conversation reports TASS. “We believe that direct participants of the conflict, who gathered in Astana today, will make the final decision, because ultimately only they determine what will be the fate of their country,” — said Putin. According to him, Moscow has carried out preliminary consultations on the establishment of such zones with Damascus and Tehran, in addition, this solution supports Washington. “With regard to aviation — if it is a zone of de-escalation, the aircraft there also will not work, provided that these areas will not be observed any military activity,” — said the Russian leader. RIA Novosti reports that we are talking about creating four

The foreign Ministers of five EU countries asked Lavrov to deal with the problems of the Chechen gay

Sergei Lavrov Heads of diplomatic agencies of great Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden wrote to his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, a letter with a request to investigate reports of repression against homosexuals in Chechnya. It is reported by RFI. “We urge the Russian government to investigate these terrible allegations and to guarantee the safety of activists and journalists who conduct investigation”, — quotes the edition of a report, dated 28 APR. The Ministers call on the government to use its influence on the Chechen authorities to ensure “that the repression must cease immediately, the victims received assistance, and the perpetrators brought to justice”. 2 may the fate of homosexual men in the Chechen Republic attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She noted that she had received “adverse reports that refer to gays, especially in Chechnya.” “I asked President Putin to use his influence to facilitate (…) the situation

The girl lit the candles in the temple and boasted.

A native of the Kemerovo published in the social network “Vkontakte” photo lights up from the candle in one of the temple girl. It is reported Vse42.ru. Internet users contacted the girl to determine whether she is pictured here, standing as your avatar. The editorial Board of the portal was her correspondence with one of the users. She admits that she is from Kemerovo and the photo is her face. Judging from the picture, she lights it from the candle in the presence of the parishioners: one of them stands in front of the icons. Some time later the lady changed her avatar. Correspondent Vse42.ru associated with the heroine of the picture that stated that the picture was in fact not hers, but borrowed from another wearer. To a journalist’s question why earlier in the conversation she claimed to the contrary, the girl replied that she “was bored”. The interviewee

In the state Duma explained the importance of communication with Putin’s trump

Vladimir Putin The talks between the presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump is extremely important for establishing a constructive dialogue between the two countries, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Dmitry Novikov. His words leads RIA Novosti on Wednesday, may 3. “Diplomacy in public relations exist in order to create the most favorable climate in the relations between the two countries and correct the situation on the international arena,” he said. Commenting on the possibility of personal contact Putin and trump in July in Hamburg Novikov said that “it is right for such a meeting will be held.” Earlier Wednesday, the head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev called productive telephone conversation between the two leaders. In his opinion, the contact of the two presidents affirmed that U.S.-Russian dialogue is not in place. Telephone conversation between