ROC supported the idea to restrict shopping on Sunday MOSCOW, may 6 — RIA Novosti. The head of the Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan of Volokolamsk, Ilarion supported the initiative of the working group of the Federation Council on the restriction of the operation of the shopping on Sunday. The corresponding statement the Bishop made in the air of TV channel “Russia-24”. According to Metropolitan, shopping takes too much time from the Russians “Maybe one of the reasons why so many of the families we have destroyed, that people have absolutely no time to just be with each other,” he said. Furthermore, the priest noted that people working in large retail chains, are deprived of full output. “The question here is about those people who work in these organizations. Because they have no opportunity on Sunday to go to Church, they are deprived of the
Moscow police said about seven detained on Bolotnaya square Moscow. May 6. INTERFAX.RU Seven people were detained on Saturday in Moscow at the Swamp area for violation of public order, reported the press service of the Main Department of the MIA of Russia in Moscow. The detainees were delivered to the Department of the MIA of Russia in the district of Khamovniki. “Three citizens drawn up under article 20.2 of the administrative code “violation of the established procedure of organizing or holding meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches or picketing”, and with the other held a preventive conversation, after which they were released”, — told the police. Earlier on Saturday in Moscow on Sakharov Avenue ended, agreed with the government campaign called “For Russia against the tyranny and repression”, which was timed to the anniversary of the events on Bolotnaya square on 6 may 2012.
In South Africa the ostrich attacked the man who tried to hug him MOSCOW, may 6 — RIA Novosti. In South Africa furious, the ostrich attacked the man who tried to hug him. Video of the incident posted on YouTube. In the video you can see that the man approached the ostrich, then the bird, apparently sensing a threat, attacked him and threw him on the ground. People nearby were able to frighten the ostrich, and he ran away. In the comments under the video says that the victim’s name is Tina van Wyk. He grew up on a sheep farm in the South African town of Brakpan. No serious injuries the man received. “I landed on a thorn Bush and was all scratched up, but other than that, I, fortunately, was fine,” said van Wyk.
Photo: © REUTERS / Joshua Roberts Congressmen are disappointed with the results of a closed-door meeting with FBI Director James Komi Republic in Russia, which he shared confidential information about the investigation Bureau, reports CNN TV channel with reference to the sources. “Members of Congress are disappointed with the meeting with Komi Republic of Russia”, — informs the American TV channel. Earlier Wednesday, the Komi spoke at a public hearing in the Senate. One of the main issues of concern to senators was the investigation of possible relations of Russia with the command of the President of the United States Donald trump. Then the FBI Director could not give a direct answer, citing the confidentiality of information requested by the senators, and promised to give them a separate closed briefing on the subject. At the same time, the Commission noted that Russia continues to interfere in the political processes in
Photo: RIA Novosti First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Franz Klintsevich believes that the monitoring of the demarcation of zones of de-escalation of the conflict in Syria can connect to international organizations including the UN. “Much more complicated is the task associated with separation of the warring parties. What power should be used, with what mandate, what powers they’ll have… I Believe that this problem can be solved through collective efforts with the UN connection. There is, however, one caveat: the United States should at least not disturb”, — quotes RIA Novosti news of Klintsevich. He also noted that the decision on the establishment of the Syrian areas of de-escalation is “the starting point, which allows to look optimistically into the future.” 3 and 4 may in Astana held talks on the settlement of the Syrian conflict, the results of which Russia, Turkey and
© Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, may 7. /TASS/. Turned the annual page of the third presidential term of Vladimir Putin, five years ago re-entered the office of the head of state after four years of work by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. And exactly 17 years have passed since his first inauguration to the highest office in the country.
The Russian foreign Ministry published the text of the Memorandum on the establishment of a de-escalation in Syria May 6 in areas where a given regime, for the parties to the conflict, a ban on military activity, including aviation. MOSCOW, may 6. /TASS/. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation published a text signed on may 4 of the Memorandum on the establishment of a de-escalation in Syria. The relevant document posted on the Agency’s website. As noted in the foreign Ministry, the guarantor countries, signatories to the Memorandum intend to complete the preparation of maps of areas of de-escalation and security strips until 4 June 2017, and also to take steps to “dissociation of the units of the armed opposition from terrorist groups.” The Memorandum was signed by Russia, Turkey and Iran in the framework of the meeting on Syria in Astana on may 4. The document
In the French overseas territories began voting in the presidential election Polling stations opened in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon at 12:00 Paris time (13:00 GMT). PARIS, may 6. /Offset. TASS Arina Lebedev/. French voters residing in the overseas departments of the country, the first started on Saturday a vote in the election of the President of the Fifth Republic in the second, decisive, round. At 12:00 Paris time (13:00 GMT) polling stations opened in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon On these Islands in the North Atlantic, located 20 km from Newfoundland, home to about 5 million voters. In the next few hours to join them, the inhabitants of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana and French Polynesia, as well as members of diplomatic missions of France to countries in North and South America. Such early voting is due to difference in time zones. Final election results will be announced at the same time in Metropolitan
Merkel: NATO must show readiness for defense, but not to break off the thread of dialogue with Russia The German Chancellor believes that the use of such a “dual approach” is the right way. BERLIN, may 6. /Offset. TASS Vyacheslav Filippov/. NATO should, on the one hand, to demonstrate readiness for defense, but not to break off the thread of dialogue with Russia. This was stated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her weekly video podcast, which was published on the website of the German government. “I think we are using this dual approach, that is, on the one hand, to show the power, but on the other, constantly demonstrate a willingness to dialogue, chose the right path,” she said. “For me it was very important not to break the thread of dialogue with Russia. So we all the measures implemented to remain adhered to the Founding act Russia —
Jamal Ukrainian singer Jamala, who won the last Eurovision song contest, urged not to “spoil” the competition this year. She stated to Reuters on Saturday, 6 may. “I think we should expect more provocations from Russia, because our victory greatly have hurt them,” said Jamal. In her opinion, “the closer the date of the show, the greater the number of incidents can be expected. I would like to ask everyone in Ukraine to be very careful.” Jamala (real name Susana Dzhamaladinova) won the “Eurovision 2016” in Stockholm with the song “1944”, dedicated to the deportation of the Crimean Tatars under Stalin. In the same month, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave Jamal title of people’s artist of the country. The semi-finals of the competition will be held in Kyiv on 9 may and 11 may, the final on 13 may. Announced at the “Eurovision-2017” from Russia Yulia Samoilova does