Hermitage cats congratulated on their professional holiday As the press service of the Museum for the first time the day of the Hermitage cats was noted in 1999. A holiday like St Petersburg, the Museum staff and by cats like to hold it every year. Day Of The Hermitage Cat – 2017. #visit_hermitage #hermitage_museum Publication of the Hermitage Museum (@hermitage_museum) May 14 2017 at 5:38 PDT But the cat appeared here much earlier. Even Peter I live in the Winter Palace cat, which is specially brought from Holland. Later, Elizabeth issued a special decree according to which from Kazan to St. Petersburg was supposed to send the best and biggest cats who can catch mice. Responsible for cats treated and Catherine II. When it tailed Mouser became the official guards in the halls. For a long time from the attacks of mice and rats unique items could be protected only
NASA showed the victim of the ancient flood-land of Mars Space station MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter) made the plot of the surface of Mars, which, as suggested by planetary scientists, in ancient times were affected by flooding. Photo available on the NASA website. In the letter, a fragment of table mountain, situated in the outflow channels Martian quadrangle oxyacetylene cutti Plus. The made scientific instrument HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) station MRO, posted online may 12, 2017. Martian orbital camera MRO was launched to Mars in 2005, and in 2006-m has reached the red planet. In 2008, its main mission has come to an end, but NASA has extended the operation of the probe. In addition to shooting the planet’s surface, the unit is involved in transmitting signals to earth from the Mars Rover.
Photo: Khalid Mohammed / AP At the St. Petersburg international economic forum (SPIEF), which will be held June 1-3, 2017, will arrive UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres and the Federal Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern. This was reported by press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS. He also said that the forum will be visited by Prime Minister Narendra modi. “The President is very extensive and interesting program [of money laundering],” added Sands. In the middle of April was approved the program of SPIEF-2017. This year the forum is held under the motto “In search of a new balance in the global economy”. The discussions will cover five main topics: “the Dynamics of the global economy”; “Shaping the agenda of the Russian economy”; “Technologies that change the reality”; “Human capital as a key vector of development” and “Conversations about the future.” St. Petersburg international economic forum is
Photo: RIA Novosti The procurement of weapons was not discussed at the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the head of the Palestinian national authority, Mahmoud Abbas, told RIA Novosti the Minister of foreign Affairs of Palestinian authority Riyad al-Maliki. The talks between Putin and Abbas took place on Thursday in Sochi. “We talked about the procurement of wheat, on joint projects in import and pharmaceutical industry, agricultural projects. Discussed the import of agricultural products to the markets of Russia and the EAEC, poultry and meat, and also discussed the possibility of purchase of Russian oil. Not talking about anything associated with the military sphere, we have not discussed this topic, as focus on the needs of the Palestinian people. This question is not on the agenda,” said al-Maliki.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov confirmed that the Kremlin received a letter requesting the issuance of the passport of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. About it reports TASS. A Kremlin spokesman said that the appeal policy was forwarded for review to the Ministry of interior. “It really was, it was in the name of the head of administration (Russian President) and the profile of the issues involved, it was marked and forwarded to the relevant Agency, where this issue was resolved,” – said Peskov. He added that the Kremlin “has no relation” to the results the Bulk of this document. “Every day the administration receives thousands of emails and requests – complaints, applications, requests, they all are registered and, as a rule, are sent to the relevant agencies”, – concluded the spokesman. Previously Navalny said that he had written a letter requesting the issuance of the passport of the
© Andrei Luzik/press service of the Northern fleet/TASS MOSCOW, may 15. /TASS/. Operation of Russian Armed forces in Syria contributed to the radical change of the situation in this middle Eastern country and created favorable conditions for the promotion of inter-Syrian dialogue, Deputy Secretary of the Russian security Council Mikhail Popov. “They (coordinated with Damascus actions of the Russian military – approx. TASS) caused by international terrorist groups in Syria significant damage, contributed to the radical change of the situation, have created favorable conditions for promoting inter-Syrian dialogue to achieve a political settlement of the conflict”, – said Popov in an interview to the newspaper “Red star”.
© Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, may 14. /TASS/. The sequence of lines of the US President Donald trump on the development of relations with Russia was never broken. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in the program “Sunday time” on channel one. According to him, the American leader during the election campaign or since he became acting President, not saying that wants to have bad relations with Moscow. “On the contrary, he said he wanted with all countries, including Russia, to have a normal, mutually respectful relationship, which will be based on a properly lucid, common interests, – said the Minister. – With common interests first and foremost is the fight against terrorism.” “In fact, the sequence of President trump, in my opinion, was never broken,” – said Lavrov.
Russian aircraft will perform observation flight over great Britain MOSCOW, may 14 — RIA Novosti. RF experts will perform an observation flight over great Britain and Northern Ireland under the international Treaty on open skies, said the head of the Russian national Centre for reducing nuclear danger Sergey Ryzhkov. The flight will take place on the Russian Antonov An-30B under the control of UK specialists who will monitor the utilization of observation equipment and compliance with the stipulated agreement provisions. This is the fifteenth observation flight of the Russian Federation in 2017 over the territories of the States parties to the Treaty on open skies.
Lavrov: the mode of de-escalation is planned to extend to the whole of Syria The head of the Russian depodesta said that Moscow and Washington have a common understanding of principles of settlement of the conflict in Syria, but agreement on them is easier than you realize. MOSCOW, may 14. /TASS/. Operating in four districts of the Syrian regime of de-escalation in the future it is planned to extend to the rest of the country. This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the program “Sunday time” on channel one. The text of the interview posted on the website of the Russian depodesta. “Now were in the middle of our conversation, the initiative that President (USA Donald) trump spoke at an early stage of his presidency, namely the creation of security zones, or zones, de-escalate, in which there will be no fighting, except against the terrorists who are
Blogger Ruslan Tulentsev, known under the nickname CrazyMegaHell, released a video in defense came on the show to speak with the colleagues of Anastasia Shpagina in which he called leading the transfer of Andrei Malakhov “pig” and challenged him to a rap battle Versus BPM. For two days the video has gained more than 850 thousand views. Tulentsev accused Malakhova that the authors of the transmission during installation cut out many important points, and the host is caught Shpagina in the imposition of the fans opinions. In response, she promised that after the show aired from bloggers “will burn the ass”. In the end CrazyMegaHell suggested “actively climbing on the Internet” leading to solve the conflict with a rap battle on the popular project Verus-battle. Blogger also launched the hashtag #malachowski, that the day got to the top of Russian Twitter. The release of “Let them talk” by Anastasia Shpagina