Lavrov: new US sanctions against Russia will not improve the atmosphere and taken out of the blue

MOSCOW, June 20. /TASS/. New US sanctions against Russia are taken out of the blue, so Russophobic obsession is regrettable. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov following talks with French foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. “This atmosphere does not improve, sanctions are once again taken out of the blue – said Lavrov. – Link to the situation in Ukraine, in my opinion, all serious observers smile.”

The Islamists took children hostage in a school in the Philippines

Islamists attacked a school in the southern Philippines. About it reports Reuters with a reference to the police. Several children, the militants took hostage. Information on casualties yet. Police speculated that the attack was attended by about 300 armed men, some of whom are members of the radical movement Islamic freedom fighters in Bangsamoro. The incident occurred on the island of Mindanao, where last week fighting broke out between government forces and Islamists. In 2016, the main extremist groups have teamed up and announced the creation of the island province of banned terrorist organization “Islamic state”. May 23, the Philippine city of Marawi was captured by militants. The Islamists have fortified the city, there were warehouses of weapons, ammunition and food in basements, tunnels and mosques. For almost a month, government forces are trying to dislodge the terrorists from the village. President Rodrigo Duterte stated that Islamists who seized Marawi,

Zhirinovsky proposed to make the regular Council meeting bloggers in the state Duma

Vladimir Zhirinovsky Photo: RIA Novosti In the State Duma, the first meeting of the Board of bloggers, according to BFM. The meeting was organized by the Deputy of LDPR Vasily Vlasov. She invited politician Alexei Navalny, Vlasov also tried to contact the businessman Alisher Usmanov. The meeting was attended by Vladimir Zhirinovsky, he invited the bloggers to gather in the hall of the state Duma. “We are ready to provide here in the State Duma, “United Russia”, hall. Please we will write the constant pass, come. If one of us confuses you, we can not attend, you do communicate,” — said Zhirinovsky. The meeting was attended by the daughter of the press Secretary of Russian President Peskov Elizabeth, but the request is not accepted bloggers Sasha Spielberg, Kate, Klep, of the Devision for Maxim and other popular bloggers. Vice-speaker of the state Duma Pyotr Tolstoy said that the state Duma

Assistant Yurevich has denied the rumors about obtaining asylum in London

Mikhail Yurevich Photo: TASS Former Governor of Chelyabinsk region, former state Duma Deputy Mikhail Yurevich not going to ask for political asylum in the UK. This was reported by his assistant Julia Bobyleva Monday, June 19, RIA Novosti reported. “Mikhail V. has not asked and will not ask for political asylum”, — said Bobylev. According to her, the former jurewicz is also in London, where he is undergoing treatment. Assistant accused of receiving a bribe the former Governor also said that Yurevich has no plans to apply to the court for financial compensation due to the withdrawal of his candidacy from the elections to the state Duma, as did the lawyer Igor Trunov. Writes, Trunov said June 14 that his client will seek political asylum in London. Assistant Yurevich then declined to comment. About excitation of criminal case against Yurevich became known in mid-March. Then the former official was

In Moscow, unknown “mined” the former soloists of “VIA gra”

Svetlana Loboda In Moscow, an unknown man called the police stating that the two singer — Svetlana Loboda and Anna Sedokova — can be blown up. As reported Agency city news “Moscow” on Tuesday, June 20, a source in law enforcement bodies, the call guards of an order received the day before. The citizen refused to give his name, but found that he called from a pay phone installed in the street Butyrskiy Val in the Tverskoy district of the capital. Currently, investigators are looking into recording from street surveillance cameras to identify the attacker. Svetlana Loboda — Ukrainian singer, began her solo career in 2004. Before some time performing in the group “VIA Gra”. In 2009 represented Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest, took the competition in 12th place. Lately at home has become the target of aggression of local radicals, accusing the performer that she is the “lover

A state Department plan to build up relations with Moscow have estimated in the state Duma

Leonid Slutsky Provisions of the plan of the Secretary of state of the United States Rex Tillerson on interaction with Moscow are encouraging, but to give any forecasts for the implementation of the document is premature. This opinion was expressed by the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky, his words leads RIA Novosti on Tuesday, June 20. “Constructive wording once again gave rise to optimism when read, but unfortunately, given the experience of recent months, the first months of the presidency of the [Donald] trump, I fear that the rhetoric will again be able to say,” said Slutsky. On the preparation of the state Department secret document reported by the American portal BuzzFeed. In plan, consisting of three parts, it is noted that the dwelling on the subject of Russian aggression against the United States “is counterproductive to both sides.” In addition, we are talking about

The ECtHR found discriminatory Russian law banning gay propaganda

The European court of human rights (ECHR) has found the discriminatory Russian law banning propaganda of homosexuality among minors. This is stated in the card case of the three LGBT activists from Russia. On 20 June the ECHR ruled on the claim of a group of citizens of Russia Nikolai Baev, Nikolai Alexeev and Alexey Kiselev. The court recognized the violation of their right to freedom of expression and ordered the Russian government to pay about 49 thousand euros as compensation for moral and material damages and in compensation costs. The decision was made by a vote of six judges against one. According to the ECHR, the Russian laws banning gay propaganda though aimed primarily at protecting children, but limits those legislative norms were not clearly defined and their application was arbitrary. A law prohibiting to promote non-traditional sexual relations among minors was adopted in Russia at the Federal level

Transcaucasian highway closed due to landslide

Transcaucasian highway closed due to landslide PYATIGORSK, 21 Jun — news, Margarita Savelyev. The Transcaucasian highway connecting Russia and South Ossetia, is closed to traffic due to landslide, told RIA Novosti the representative of EMERCOM of Russia in North Ossetia. “Truskavetsky highway in the area Tamika came selle. The road is closed from 00.30 GMT,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

American soldiers relieve themselves on the facade of the building of the interior Ministry of Lithuania

American soldiers relieve themselves on the facade of the building of the interior Ministry of Lithuania A soldier of the US army urinated on the building of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Lithuania in the centre of Vilnius. It is reported three Lebanese source. The incident occurred in the night of Tuesday, June 20. As the portal, the police arrested the soldier and carried him a short lecture about the nature of the offense. After that, the American was fined 15 euros (1 thousand) and released. 3 January it was reported that soldiers of the special forces of the U.S. stationed in Lithuania. According to the representative of the Ministry of defence of the Republic of ASTA Galdikaite, the deployment of military — one of the points for both long and close cooperation with Washington, which is necessary to ensure the security of the Republic. On 20 February the

Airplane Air France Paris — Cameroon changed course to the airport in Marseille

Airplane Air France Paris — Cameroon changed course to the airport in Marseille MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. The plane of airline of Air France flight EN route from Paris AF958 in the largest Cameroonian city of Douala, changed course to Marseille airport, according to the aviation portal Flightradar24. According to the portal, the plane was diverted to Marseilles, when it was over Algeria. The plane was flying along the Spanish coast and crossed the Mediterranean sea, and then turned over by Algeria and the shortest way flew to Marseille. The reasons are not reported. #AF958, Paris-Douala, diverting Marseille. Reason unknown at this time. — Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) 20 Jun 2017