What was I doing in secret us space plane X-37B? 7 may ended a two-year flight the us space plane X-37B. For years of existence of this secret military program, there were many guesses, what makes this minishell in space, but the confirmed information about him quite a bit. The just third-party experts and commentators speculated that in the framework of the program of tests X-37B us military to develop ways of destroying satellites or the technology of the placement of weapons in orbit. Others said that the space plane is a spy — or for different objects on earth and in space, whether specifically for the Chinese space station “Tiangong”. All these assumptions are military scientists from the Agency defense advanced research (DARPA) and their civilian partners on the project, including the creators of the device from Boeing or not answer at all, or were assured that the flights
Bill Clinton writes a Thriller about the American President MOSCOW, may 8 — RIA Novosti. Former US President bill Clinton in collaboration with the famous writer James Patterson wrote his first novel, the main hero of which will be the American President, according to the publication the Hollywood Reporter. In a joint statement, the publishers Alfred A. Knopf and Hachette, who are engaged in the publication of the novel, says that it represents “a unique blend of intrigue, suspense, and behind the scenes drama on a world scale in the upper echelons of power”. It is noted that the plot of the novel is complete fiction authors. “Working on a book about the current President, the story that I know about this job, life in the White house, about how Washington works, it is a great pleasure”, — said in a statement Clinton. Patterson, known for his work in the
Engineers have proposed a program that evaluates password strength American security professionals have developed a program that is able to evaluate how complex the proposed password. Report on the development of the algorithm presented at the conference CHI 2017, which runs from 6 to may 11 in Denver. Also available in the demo version of the program. In addition to the reliability evaluation algorithm gives advice on how to change the password or the couple of login and password to make them more secure. “Instead of just to inform you: “Your password is bad”, our program (we think it is useful) says, “That’s why he’s bad and here’s how you can make it better”,” — said one of the creators of the algorithm, the Professor of University Carnegie-Mellon Nicholas Christine. To evaluate the performance of the program, the developers asked for 4.5 thousand people to create a password with it.
Photo: RIA Novosti The United States should deal with its internal Affairs, not to declare the plans for the control of ports in the far East of Russia, said Vice-Premier, the presidential envoy to the far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev. “The United States should be engaged in the Affairs of the United States of America. As for our ports, we have enough authorities and control authorities that control fulfillment of all international obligations assumed by Russia,” said Trutnev reporters when asked to comment on the relevant decision made by the house of representatives of the Congress of the United States. Earlier it was reported that the US administration can take on special control of the Russian ports of Vladivostok, Nakhodka and Vanino in the context of the implementation of sanctions against the DPRK. Such norm contains in the bill adopted on Thursday by the house of representatives of the
Photo: © AP Photo / Andrew Harnik The presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump during a telephone conversation is not made up of clear agreements about the meeting, the NBC television reported, citing a representative of the national security Council at the White house by Michael Anton. Putin and trump on Tuesday held telephone talks. As reported a press-service of the Kremlin, the presidents “expressed their support for continuing contacts by telephone and in favor of the organization of personal meetings in relation to the meeting of the summit “group of twenty” on 7-8 July in Hamburg.” Anton confirmed that the presidents discussed the possibility of a personal meeting, but noted that solid agreements on this issue was not reached, and discussion will continue at the level of the staff.
From Russia require $2.3 million for the use of the building in Warsaw WARSAW, may 8 — RIA Novosti. The district court in Warsaw ordered Russia to pay 8.9 million zlotys (about us $ 2.3 million) for the use of the building on the street Bobrowiecka in Warsaw, according to local portal Interia. Russia uses several properties in Poland, some of them are the property of the Russian Federation, others are used on the basis of contracts. However, several sites in Warsaw and Gdansk are used, according to the Polish side, without the necessary agreements, which introduces a system of payment, breach of which Poland may apply to the court. “The defendant failed to appear at the hearing, has not stated his position. The court decided to collect from the Russian Federation for the use of the building on the street Bobrowiecka, 2B about 8.9 million zł” — said in
May 9-11 Lavrov will visit the U.S. on a working visit MOSCOW, may 8 — RIA Novosti. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 9-11 may will visit the USA on a working visit, said the Russian foreign Ministry. “In accordance with the agreement, 9-11 may, the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov will pay a working visit to the United States,” — said the Russian foreign Ministry. The Ministry noted that “on 10 may, the scheduled talks in Washington with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, during which it is expected to exchange views on key international issues and topical issues of bilateral relations.” “And Sergei Lavrov will attend a Ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council in Fairbanks,” — said the Minister.
Syria spoke out against UN observers to areas of de-escalation The Minister of foreign Affairs of Syria Walid Muallem spoke out against the sending of UN observers in the zone of de-escalation that were identified during the talks in Astana in early may. On Monday, may 8, he told reporters in Damascus, reports “Interfax”. 12фотографий12фотографий12фотографий “We do not agree with the role of observers of the United Nations or foreign forces, which will monitor compliance with the agreement,” he said. Earlier on may 8, Russia submitted to the UN security Council a draft resolution on the support zones of de-escalation in Syria. Three days before that, the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres endorsed adopted in Astana agreement. On 4 may, the special representative of the President of Russia Alexander Lavrentiev noted that Russian observers could go to the Syrian security zone, in addition, possible participation of other countries. The Memorandum on
Staffan de Mistura UN special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura will resume negotiations with the participation of the Syrian government and the Syrian opposition in Geneva on 16 may. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the common on Monday, may 8, the office of the special envoy. At the sixth round of inter-Syrian talks, de Mistura, as noted, expects to strengthen the work with the delegations on the agenda, agreed at the end of Geneva 4. In addition, de Mistura hopes that agreement on de-escalation in Syria reached in Astana on 4 may, will be fully implemented. The fifth round of inter-Syrian talks was held in Geneva from 23 to 31 March and has not brought visible progress in the political settlement process. The Memorandum on the establishment of security zones in Syria was signed in Astana on may 4, the guarantor countries Russia, Turkey and Iran.
The likelihood of conflict between the United States and Russia in the Arctic remains low, according to the state Department. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, expressed at a briefing by the Deputy assistant Secretary for oceans and international Affairs in the field of environment and science David Balton. According to him, the threat of armed conflict in the region “remains low compared to other regions.” In General, he noted that the Arctic remains a “stable and peaceful region.” Balton stated that the United States successfully cooperate with Russia in the Arctic Council, despite disagreements in other areas. “We have a mechanism, which provides for a very good international cooperation between all eight countries, including Russia. Whatever disagreements existed between the US and Russia, they relate to other areas not reflected in the Arctic Council. This is a very consistently active body,” he said. The Arctic Council consists of eight