The first flight between Japan and the southern Kurils will be held June 18

Photo: RIA Novosti The first flight, which will connect Japan and the Russian Kuril Islands, will be held on Sunday 18 June, Kyodo news Agency reported, citing government sources. The question about the beginning of flights between Northern Japan and southern Kuril Islands was discussed during the meeting, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin in late April. Still, there was only sea route to visit the former Japanese inhabitants of the four southern Kuril Islands of Kunashir, Iturup, Shikotan and Habomai. To expand exchanges and facilitate visits to the graves of former residents of the Islands was proposed by air. Facilitate the visit by the Japanese South Kuril Islands, as well as the possibility of starting joint economic activities were included in the agenda during Putin’s visit to Japan in December last year. Then it was 80 signed documents on economic cooperation, a further 20 documents signed

National security Council: Ukrainians will not be punished for blocking Russian sites

Photo: © Fotolia / fantom_rd Ukrainian users will not be punished for bypassing blocking Russian social networks, said the head of the information security apparatus of the national security and defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Valentin Petrov. Previously, the company Mail.Ru Group, which owns the social network “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”, and sent to the Ukrainian users instructions on how to use its services to bypass the lock access. “We are not concerned with the content, and even if some users, and now many of the recipes came how to get around (barring ed.), please use. Users will in no way be punished for it,” said Petrov in the Ukrainian TV channel “1+1” Thursday night. He also noted that one of the arguments blocking Russian sites is the need to ensure security of user data. “The data that are passed to the Russian service, according to the Russian legislation, are stored

WP has published a recording of the words of the Republican leader about

Photo: © AP Photo / Alex Brandon The Washington Post spoke Thursday with the statement that the head of the Republican faction in Congress Kevin McCarthy suggested in a private conversation, if the then presidential candidate Donald Trump pay of the Russian government. Evidence of the authenticity of the record by the defendants, the publication is not given. The newspaper published the text that is alleged to be a transcript of the record from June 15, 2016, at which, presumably, McCarthy said: “I Think (Russian President Vladimir) Putin pays for two people — Rorabacher and the Tramp”. Dana Rohrabacher — Congressman from California, who, like trump, has previously advocated cooperation with Russia on counter-terrorism. According to the newspaper, then on tape allegedly heard the voice of the speaker of the house of representatives Paul Ryan: “This is off the record”. “No leaks, all right? So we know that we’re a

The first Robocop entered service in Dubai

The first Robocop entered service in Dubai The first Robocop Robocop officially joined the team of Dubai police. On Sunday, may 21, according to the publication Arabian Business. World’s first “Robocop” joins Dubai Police forcehttps://t.co/cLZi7HvXxA pic.twitter.com/YT5uuM0gcK — ArabianBusiness.com (@ArabianBusiness) on may 21, 2017 It is noted that the growth of the robot is 170 cm, weight — 100 kg. It is equipped with an emotion detector that detects the expression of people’s faces and gestures at a distance of up to 1.5 meters. Thus he can establish contact with people and to identify the offenders. Dubai Police Robot”s say Hello @ Dubai #GISEC2017 pic.twitter.com/HBn2LYsfS9 — Jan Wendenburg (@JanWendenburg) may 21, 2017 The machine has the ability to navigate the terrain thanks to the integrated GPS, to communicate in six languages including English and Arabic, and provide residents the opportunity to pay through his services to the police with the help

The Deputy Sidyakin climbed Everest

The Deputy Sidyakin climbed Everest First Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on housing policy and housing Alexander Sidyakin has risen to the top of Everest. This was announced by President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov in his Twitter. Sidyakin!8849 meters Everest! pic.twitter.com/gMBijsBl5g Rustam Minnikhanov (@RusMinnikhanov) May 21, 2017 Assistant Deputy told TASS that Sidyakin conquered Everest and hoisted on the highest peak of the world flags of Russia and Tatarstan. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the Russian expedition “for the first time when climbing was performing a humanitarian mission”. “Covered dead bodies on the climbing route with a special fabric, expressing a tribute to the dead. Now, the expedition descended to base camp,” he said. The intention to climb Everest Sidyakin said in 2015 after traveling to Antarctica, reminiscent of the national news service (NSN).

The media learned about US plans to cease providing grant military assistance to Ukraine

Washington plans to cease providing grant military assistance to a number of countries, including Ukraine, replacing it with loans. As told the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, sources in the government, the proposals contained in the draft budget of the USA, who will present on may 23, the administration of Donald trump. In an internal document of the Department of state, fell into the hands of journalists, indicated that in addition to Ukraine, the assistance can lose also Pakistan, Tunisia, Lebanon, Colombia, the Philippines and Vietnam. In case of approval of the budget by Congress it will allow you to convert to military loans about a billion dollars. It does not cancel the amount of aid to Israel ($3.1 billion), Jordan ($350 million) and Egypt ($1.3 billion). The note of the foreign Ministry noted that the replacement of grant aid loans will make in need of the state to seek

Trump has called “the conscious of the country” to isolate Iran

The US President urged other countries to isolate Iran. While in Saudi Arabia with the first foreign visit, Donald trump said about the involvement of Tehran the developments in Syria. The text of the President’s speeches posted on his official page in Facebook. According to him, the Iranian authorities provide diverse support to terrorist organizations “from Lebanon to Iraq and Yemen, Tehran has funded, armed and trained terrorists and other extremist groups that sow destruction and chaos in the region. This is a government that speaks openly about the mass killings, calls for the destruction of Israel and the United States.” He added that “the most terrible victims of the Iranian regime are his own people. Iran has a rich history and culture, but the people of this country survived the deprivation and despair under the reckless desire of their leaders to the conflict and terror,” said trump. The US

The media learned about US plans to cease providing grant military assistance to Ukraine

Washington plans to cease providing grant military assistance to a number of countries, including Ukraine, replacing it with loans. As told the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, sources in the government, the proposals contained in the draft budget of the USA, who will present on may 23, the administration of Donald trump. In an internal document of the Department of state, fell into the hands of journalists, indicated that in addition to Ukraine, the assistance can lose also Pakistan, Tunisia, Lebanon, Colombia, the Philippines and Vietnam. In case of approval of the budget by Congress it will allow you to convert to military loans about a billion dollars. It does not cancel the amount of aid to Israel ($3.1 billion), Jordan ($350 million) and Egypt ($1.3 billion). The note of the foreign Ministry noted that the replacement of grant aid loans will make in need of the state to seek

Peskov commented on the rumors about Putin’s visit to France

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin does not comment on rumors of a possible visit of Vladimir Putin to France. On Sunday, may 21, reports “Interfax”. According to Peskov, if the visit will be prepared, “we will promptly make an announcement.” Earlier on Sunday, the newspaper “Kommersant”, citing “sources in Paris and Moscow” reported that on may 29, Putin intends to make an unscheduled visit to France that will allow you to personally meet with the new President of Emmanuel Macron. According to the publication, the reason for this will serve as the opening at Versailles, the residence of French kings and the exhibition dedicated to Peter I. In the Kremlin to journalists of the newspaper said that “the agenda of the visit will be rich” and hardly limited to the ceremony. On may 8, after the announcement of official results of elections

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