Photo: TASS The speaker of the lower house of Parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin at the meeting with deputies and heads of the Duma committees expressed hope for a legislative clearing debts left over from the deputies of previous convocations, by may 2018, reports TASS. “If we can maintain this pace of work, and quality work, we were able to complete the clearing debt of the former legislative convocations by may of next year,” he said. Volodin stressed that the solution to this problem will allow focus on the current quality agenda and the elaboration of legislative initiatives. Read also a material “Газеты.Ru” on changes in the status of the state Duma for six months.
Events of the week in photos Revision of the “news Mail.Ru” presents a digest of the most important and bright events from 20 to 26 may 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world. May 20. Donald trump made his first foreign trip as President. During the visit of the U.S. President to Saudi Arabia countries signed military contracts worth $110 billion. As king Salman was awarded the order of the trump name king Abdul Aziz for his outstanding contribution to the strengthening of cooperation. May 20. The younger sister of Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, 33-year-old Pippa Middleton, was married to millionaire financier James Matthews. A bridesmaid was a two-year Princess Charlotte. Wedding journalists called “the main social event of the year.” May 21. Team Sweden won the world championship gold on hockey. Final score of the game with team Canada was 2:1. In
In Russia dogs were bred as far back as 9,000 years ago Scientists from the Institute of history of material culture RAS believe that the people who lived on the zhokhov island 9,000 years ago, bred dogs of different breeds for specific purposes. The results of the work presented in the journal of Archaeological Science. Discovered on the island of zhokhov archaeological finds site of ancient hunters — the indicate the presence of people here more than 9000 years ago. In those days the island was part of mainland land. It is established that the people hunted reindeer and polar bears. Scientists believe that they were necessary means of transportation, as well as aid in the hunting of bears. Earlier excavations unearthed a dog’s skull with a severely worn dentition by the system. This gives reason to assume that people long cared for the animals until their old age. Also
The husband of the Prime Minister of Luxembourg was photographed with the wives of NATO leaders MOSCOW, may 26 — RIA Novosti. Gauthier Destne, spouse of the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, during the NATO summit in Brussels posed for a photo together with the wives of the leaders of the Alliance. According to Daily Mail, the survey was conducted in the Palace-the residence of the Belgian Royal family in the Brussels district of Laken. Bettel and Destne married in 2015, after the Luxembourg government has allowed same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. The NATO summit took place on 25 may in Brussels. The Alliance members discussed strengthening the fight against terrorism and distribution of the financial burden.
The President of the United States Donald trump is not going to withdraw Russian sanctions and does not exclude the possibility of tightening. About it as transfers TASS, said Friday, may 26, the White house spokesman to reporters at the Italian Taormina, where the G7 summit. “We do not remove our sanctions against Russia. If anything, we will likely be tougher against Russia,” — he stressed. According to the representative of the US administration, trump “wants sanctions remained in place.” “I think the President has made clear how Russians can cancel sanctions and how we can remove them,” he said. Earlier, the head of the National economic Council the White house Gary Cohn said that at the recent Brussels summit, NATO has developed “extensive discussions” regarding anti-Russian sanctions. Kon said that trump has not yet formed a position on sanctions against Russia. “I think the President is still considering this
Court in London sentenced a 20-year-old student Damon Smith (Damon Smith), who has autism, to 15 years in prison for what he carried in subway pipe bomb. On Friday, may 26, reports The Guardian. In October 2016 the young man left in the rush hour the backpack with an improvised explosive device at the station is North Greenwich on the London underground. According to Smith, so he tried to scare passengers before Halloween. It is reported that the bomb didn’t work. However, the prosecution does not believe the student because the bomb was Packed with shrapnel. As the newspaper notes, the British constructed an explosive device, using the instructions of the terrorist organization “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia), which he found on the Internet. The court found that the young man tried to commit a terrorist attack, an explanation of what happened difficult to determine. The judge Richard marks said that
The Egyptian air force on Friday, may 26, was stabbed six times in the camps of terrorists near Derna in Libya, reports Reuters. In Cairo believe that there are militants responsible for the attack against Coptic Christians perpetrated in the first half of the day. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in a televised address that he ordered the attack on the camps of terrorists and terrorism will be punished. Extremists attack occurred in the province of Minya. Armed men opened fire on the bus with Christians-Copts, on their way to the monastery of Saint Samuel. After the attack the militants fled. As a result, according to the latest data, 35 people were killed.
Continued: In Chechnya, “wanted to spit” on the HRW report on participation of authorities in raids on gays Non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a report which confirms that in the spring the staff of power structures of Chechnya conducted a “campaign of raids on gays”. “Security forces arbitrarily detained and tortured and humiliated of men on suspicion of homosexuality. The Federal center should ensure the effective investigation of these gross violations of human rights”, — stated in the document. It also says that “other States should provide safe refuge to victims who are in immediate danger of physical harm while they remain on the territory of Russia”. A 42-page report “”they Have long arms and they will find me.” A roundup of gay men in Chechnya in the spring of 2017,” based on interviews with victims from the actions of Chechen security forces in late February to early
In the administration of the Kalinin district of the Tver region told RIA Novosti that the reasons for the appearance on one of the primers road marking. “I talked to the road builders, they are not recognized, who exactly worked there, but it’s business as usual,” said the Agency head of the Department of road economy of the Eugene Efimenko. According to him, in this way, workers tested the car for paint after fixing. “You understand that if sampling directly on the pavement — it remains traces”, — said the official. May 25, in YouTube there was a video published by a local driver, which shows smooth streaks of white paint on the sandy soil of the Tver road near the village Palkino. In September 2016, the resident of Vladivostok took off work patch the holes in the asphalt in the usual ground. Their actions roadman explained the appropriate disposal
About 150 deputies of the state Duma signed up for a three-day military training, which will be held from 30 may to 2 June, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin. His words leads to “Interfax” on Friday, may 26. “Those who are “good” or “excellent” pass the required tests will receive the next military rank,” he said. In training camp, according to Svitkina will be able to participate all members, regardless of age and gender. As said the head of the defense Committee Vladimir Shamanov, the first day lawmakers are to pass the standards of physical training on the basis of CSKA, the second day will be a lecture at the Academy of the General staff and the third day will be a building in the Park “Patriot” and presentation of the shoulder straps. People are asked not to bring their cars. “Parking places near