The Kshesinskaya mansion: as a dancer, fought with the Bolsheviks

The Kshesinskaya mansion: as a dancer, fought with the Bolsheviks In March 1917, the Bolsheviks occupied the house of the ballerina Matilda Kschessinska, who was the mistress of Nicholas II in the years 1892-1894 Grabar. The mansion, in the previous decade served as the center of social and cultural life of the Empire, became the headquarters of Lenin’s associates. The team of St. Petersburg historians and Museum workers prepared the book “1917. Around Winter”, which describes the revolutionary Petrograd. This book is a kind of “reconstruction of historical reality, “animated” map of fatal events,” the authors write. 12 chapters of the publication dedicated to events happening in various places of the Petrograd Winter Palace, the Peter and Paul fortress, Smolny and Mariinsky Tavrichesky palaces on the Champ de Mars, the cruiser “Aurora”. Russian service Bi-bi-si recounts a passage from the book, dedicated to the struggle of the ballerina Matilda Kschessinska

Resigned after complaining Putin, the head physician of the Murmansk region decided to leave

Vladimir Putin The chief doctor of the Apatity-Kirov Central city hospital Yury Shiryaev will remain in his position despite complaints of the inhabitant of Apatity (Murmansk oblast) to the work of the medical facility during a straight line President Vladimir Putin. This was the Shiryaev said “the”. “Today withdrew his statement [of resignation from the post of the chief physician],” he said. His decision, he explained the support of the staff and local residents, as well as a desire to “finish what you start.” Shiryaev decided to leave the post on June 20, soon after observed in the hospital anabaena Daria Starikova complained June 15 in the direct line with Putin on the low quality of rendered medical care and no hospital in her town: the residents apatites have to travel for treatment in Kirovsk. The girl was diagnosed with cancer, which developed in the fourth stage, while before

Another landfill in the Moscow region has suspended work

The prosecution have made stopping the operation of the landfill “Kaurava” in Naro-Fominsk district of Moscow region. About it reports TASS on Friday, June 30. The Agency found that the company had no permit for emission of harmful substances into the atmosphere. In addition, it was not included in the register of waste disposal facilities. According to the results of the audit the perpetrators brought to disciplinary responsibility. June 23 was closed polygon “Kuchino” in Balashikha. The decision was taken after local residents complained about the situation with household waste during a straight line President of Russia Vladimir Putin. After that, the head of the Balashikha Eugene Zhirkov has resigned. All employees of the landfill has reduced. After the closure of the landfill near Moscow authorities have appealed to the government of Moscow with the request to help with financing of works at the site, since 80 percent of the

How to avoid accidental war between Russia and the United States

How to avoid accidental war between Russia and the United States Ten days later, Donald trump, and Vladimir Putin meet at the G20 summit in Hamburg. Today published an open letter, signed by four influential parties — the us, Russian, British and German — to both presidents and contains a few simple requests. Putin and trump, we are leaders of the two largest military and nuclear powers in the world. Control over their huge forces and Arsenal included in the scope of international responsibility and directly affects the interests of Europe. The G20 summit is a great opportunity to remind her about it. In the sky of the Baltic States last week, Russian fighter su-27 flew five feet from the wing of the us reconnaissance aircraft RC-135U. Roughly speaking, this is the distance at which we’re passing on the highway the truck at a speed of 140 km/h, if you

The US has allowed the entry of bride and groom from the “black list”

The US has allowed the entry of bride and groom from the “black list” MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. The US government still included brides and grooms in the list of links that enable citizens of six countries from the “black list” to enter us territory, reports Reuters, citing a source in the state Department. Immigration decree of the President of Donald trump has suspended entry into the United States for 90 days citizens of Iran, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan. Iraq, in contrast, has been cancelled by a court decree, in the list of countries is missing. The decree also suspends for 120 days program of reception of refugees. The decree starts from Friday, June 30. Earlier, a senior administration official said that the entry is permitted to those who have in the United States have parents, children, brothers or sisters. The U.S. grandfather or grandmother, grandson or

AMTI: China is building new military facilities in the South China sea

AMTI: China is building new military facilities in the South China sea China is building new launchers for missiles and domes for radar, as well as the points of contact on the reefs Phiri’s Cross, Mischif and Subie in the group of the Spratly Islands. To this conclusion, as reported by Reuters, came research centre of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (part of the Washington Center for Strategic and International Studies) on the basis of new satellite images. In Phiri’s Cross to eight launchers for rockets added four more. On the mischief reef and Subie of them left at eight. In February Reuters reported that China is close to completing structures for missiles “ground-air” long range. On the reef, Mischief there was a large antenna array, which is expected to strengthen China’s ability to monitor the surrounding space. The large dome erected on Phiri’s Cross, and another is under construction

The rise of “Surf” what are the Russian helicopter

The Ka-52K © Andrei Luzik/press service of the Northern fleet/TASS Design and construction of two helicopter carrier based air group which will be marine helicopters Ka-52K “Katran” has already been included in the draft of the new state armaments program until 2025. It is planned that the first will be about 2022, and will cost about 40 billion roubles (taking into account all stages of the development, construction and testing). The new amphibious ships will have diesel-gas turbine installation in which the diesel main engine, and the turbine is required to boost capacity. In addition to “Katranov” the ships will be based Ka-27, Ka-29 and Ka-31 (radar picket helicopter, and another marking — Ka-35. — Approx. TASS). As told at the VIII International Maritime defense show (IMDS-2017) in St. Petersburg, the Director General of Nevsky design Bureau Sergey Vlasov, landing ship of the new generation, created for the Navy of

Russia suspends payment of dues to the Council of Europe

© Alexei Druzhinin/press-service of the Russian President/TASS MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone conversation informed the Secretary General of the Council of Europe (COE) thorbjørn Jagland about Russia’s decision to suspend the payment of contribution to the budget of the CE in 2017. This was reported on Friday the Russian foreign Ministry.

Sands: Russia will protect its citizen detained in Ukraine

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. Russia will do everything to protect its citizen Viktor Ageev, who was detained in Ukraine, through diplomatic channels. “No doubt, of course, will be all that is mandated by law, I mean the measures for the protection of interests, will be implemented”, – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. “Usually through diplomatic channels, to the legitimate legal interests of our citizens abroad (protected), therefore, in their daily activities, the Kremlin is not engaged,” – said the press Secretary of the head of state.

Canada will provide to the OPCW the money to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Chrystia Freeland The canadian government intends to allocate $ 2.5 million to the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria. About it reported in a press-service of the government with reference to the statement of the foreign Ministry Christi Freeland. “This announcement reflects the continued support of the Syrian people from Canada (…). The use of chemical weapons is unacceptable. All those responsible should be held accountable for the incident,” — said the Minister of foreign Affairs. Freeland also added that Ottawa “strongly condemns the regime of [Syrian President Bashar] Assad for the use of 4 APR chemical weapons against women, men and children.” April 4, the Syrian opposition, said the forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, chemical weapons in Idlib province, resulting in 87 people were killed and over 200 injured. On the night of 7 April, the United