Profile Committee recommended the state Duma to reassign Nabiullina head of the Central Bank

Photo: RIA Novosti The state Duma Committee on Finance recommended the lower chamber of the Parliament to nominate Elvira Nabiullina head of the Central Bank for the next term. In March 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted to the state Duma representation about prolongation of powers Nabiullina, appointed head of the Central Bank in 2013, for the next term. The Committee also recommended that the lower house of Parliament to take note of annual report of Bank for year 2016. Questions about the appointment Nabiullina and the Central Bank report for the year 2016 will be considered by the state Duma plenary meeting, on 9 June.

In the Kremlin fear of new provocations with chemical weapons in Syria

Photo: RIA Novosti Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that in Syria there is a threat of provocations involving chemical weapons, reports RIA “Novosti”. “Information about possible provocations with usage of toxic substances was just repeatedly. And, of course, its opublikovanie, of course, likely helped to avoid such provocations,” he said. Peskov recalled that according to the agreement of the President of Russia and ex-President of USA Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama were working to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons from the Syrian authorities. According to him, in Iraq, there were cases of use of chemical weapons and terrorists, that is, in their hands can be such toxic substances. “Putin said that the threat of recurrence of such provocations, unfortunately, is still quite obvious,” – said the spokesman. Earlier, Putin said that there is no evidence of the use by the military of Syrian President Bashar

Leading NBC interview with Putin: behind the scenes he is sincere, laughs and jokes

Photo: RIA Novosti The host of the NBC News Megyn Kelly for the second consecutive day shares his impressions from the interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “He was emotional over. He laughed, smiled, joked, he seemed an ordinary man, which in itself was a bit of a surprise, given all that we know and have heard about him,” said Kelly in the morning TV show Today. A day earlier broadcast of the same show, Kelly has already shared her impressions of the meeting with the Russian President. In particular, she said that when the camera is off and face to face to her he was “friendly, very polite,” asked about her family and said that he was “very impressed”. When the camera is on, she said, he became “the Russian President, whom we all know”: “a militant, unyielding, assertive, passionate, and in the offensive positions on most issues.” During

The monument to Pushkin was opened in Copenhagen on the birthday of the poet

The monument to Pushkin was opened in Copenhagen on the birthday of the poet OSLO, 6 June. /Offset. TASS Yuri Mikhailenko/. The monument to Alexander Pushkin was opened in Copenhagen on the occasion of the 218th anniversary of the birth of the poet. A bronze bust was installed at the Royal library in the heart of the Danish capital. As told TASS the head of Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in Denmark Artur Margaryan participated in the solemn ceremony was attended by the Russian Ambassador in Denmark Mikhail Vanin and Director of the University Department of the Royal library Hans Christian Mikkelsen. On 6 June, the Russian Ambassador to #Denmark #Vanin took part in the opening ceremony of the monument #Pushkin to #Copenhagen pic.twitter.com/wPd2nwZGHO — Russian Embassy, DK (@RusEmbDK) 6 Jun 2017 “There is a long history of relations between the famous Danish storyteller and writer Hans Christian Andersen and our great

GQ has nominated co-founder Mail.Ru for the award “person of the year”

GQ has nominated co-founder Mail.Ru for the award “person of the year” GQ magazine has nominated Dmitry Grishin as a contender for the title “entrepreneur of the year”. The publication offers to vote for businessman in the appropriate category on your Internet site. “Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors Mail.Ru Group continues to look to the future by launching a second Fund Grishin Robotics has a volume of 100 million dollars, which is actively investing in startups in the field of robotics and the Internet of things,” — noted in GQ. Dmitry Grishin, a Russian Manager and venture investor; co-founder, chief Executive officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors Mail.Ru Group, founder of investment Fund Grishin Robotics. In 2005, Grishin was one of the founders of Digital Sky Technologies, and after the division of Russian and foreign assets of the Fund in 2010 was headed by Mail.Ru

Artificial intelligence predicts life expectancy based on CT scan

Artificial intelligence predicts life expectancy based on CT scan Scientists from the University of Adelaide in Australia has taught artificial intelligence to predict life expectancy of patients with serious diseases. Scientists say that the accuracy of their programs is 69 percent, which is comparable with the predictions of the doctors. The paper was published in the journal Scientific Reports. Usually to examine the condition of the internal organs of patients imaging is used allowing to obtain cross-sectional image of the object. In order to determine the patient’s condition and to forecast about its future change, requires high qualification of the observation of a specialist. In order to accelerate, automate, and Refine the diagnosis of diseases, scientists are developing a computer system with machine learning. In their work, the researchers decided not to teach the computer to search for a specific disease, and to develop a system that can give an

Putin discussed with the Emir of Qatar international issues

Vladimir Putin The President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. This was reported on the Kremlin website. As noted, the sides discussed issues of Russian-Qatari cooperation, primarily in trade-economic and investment spheres, and praised the outcome of the April 2017 meeting of the bilateral intergovernmental Commission. Also touched upon international issues. Putin reiterated the principled position of Russia in favor of resolving crisis situations by political and diplomatic means, through dialogue. Monday, June 5, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organisations, including the banned in Russia “Islamic state” (IG) and “al-Qaeda”, and in destabilizing the political situation in these Arab States. Later their decision was joined by Yemen, Libya, the Maldives and Mauritius. In late may, energy Minister Alexander Novak announced that Russia and Qatar are

Jordan reduce the level of diplomatic missions in Qatar

Jordan has decided to downgrade its diplomatic representation in Qatar, reports Reuters with reference to the representative of the government Mohammad al-Momani. According to him, on such step the authorities of the Kingdom went after studying “the causes of the crisis” between Doha and several Arab States. Also the government of Jordan revoked on its territory the license to operate from the Qatari channel “al Jazeera”. Monday, June 5, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar. They accused Doha of supporting terrorist organisations, including the banned in Russia “Islamic state” (IG) and “al-Qaeda”, and in destabilizing the political situation in these Arab States. Later that day their decision was joined by Yemen, Libya, the Maldives and Mauritius.

The Fund “Dar” denied involvement in Medvedev

The Foundation for regional noncommercial projects “Dar” is not working in the interests of the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, and also has the right to engage in commercial activities in order to Fund public benefit programs. The corresponding statement a press-services of the organization leads to “the Source” on Tuesday, June 6. “”The gift”, as well as the affiliate funds “Cargospace”, Gradislava other, and they created a subsidiary company, not affiliated with any state officials, including with Prime Minister of Russia”, — stated in the message. The newspaper also reported that the mansion in the village of Znamenskoye and the land on which it is located, has no relationship to any public servants, including Medvedev. It is noted that now the estate is uninhabited. “We Express our regret that at the time of publication editors did not have this information. This is especially true of claims that the

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