Russia sending hundreds of American diplomats

Photo: RIA Novosti Due to the Russian sanctions, Washington will have to withdraw hundreds of its employees of American diplomatic missions in Russia. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to an informed source. The interlocutor of the edition emphasized that we are not talking about tens and hundreds of diplomatic and technical staff. Earlier, Russia has imposed on U.S. diplomats, the sanctions prohibiting them to use the cottage in the Silver forest and all storage facilities on Road street in Moscow. In addition, Moscow has demanded from Washington to September 1 to reduce the number of American diplomats in Russia. The foreign Ministry said that the United States should lead the number of its diplomats in the Russian Federation “in precise correspondence with the number of Russian diplomats and technical staff who are in the United States.” Thus, the number of employees of the diplomatic mission of the USA should

U.S. Ambassador to Russia expressed disappointment with retaliatory sanctions of Moscow

Photo: RIA Novosti U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft was deeply disappointed with Moscow’s decision to cut the number of American diplomats in Russia. On Friday, July 28, informs “Interfax”. “We received official notice from the Russian government (…) We passed this notice on to Washington for consideration,” — said in a statement the us Embassy received by the Russian Agency.

The plants of the Antarctic will protect people from ultraviolet light

The plants of the Antarctic will protect people from ultraviolet light Chilean biologists have discovered in plants found in Antarctica, substances that protect them from exposure to medium wave ultraviolet radiation. The work of scientists published in the journal Frontiers in Plant Science. Researchers from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile studied two species of flowering plants of Antarctica: Colobanthus Quito (Colobanthus quitensis) and the Antarctic lugovik (Deschampsia antarctica). Both plants can withstand very intense ultraviolet radiation. In both, especially the first one, the researchers found a large number of antioxidant enzymes: superoxide dismutase and peroxidases. According to the researchers, their findings could be used in the manufacture of sunscreens and for removing more resistant to UV varieties of plants. “They will find application in the near future. For example, for plants that do not withstand high levels of radiation: this genetic information can be useful to make them more

Putin visited the Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Kronstadt in Navy Day

Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Kronstadt The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Day of the Navy visited St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kronstadt. On Sunday, July 30, reports “Interfax”. The President was accompanied by Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill and the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu. “We thank everyone who participated in the revival of this Church, emphasizing its historical connection with the Orthodox culture”, — Putin said. The President venerated the relics of Admiral Fyodor Ushakov and the Apostle Andrew the first-called and talked to the sailors of the Baltic fleet. Earlier in the day Putin attended a naval parade in honor of Navy Day in St. Petersburg. The parade included about 50 ships and submarines, as well as 40 aircraft and helicopters of the Baltic, Northern and black sea fleets and the Caspian flotilla. In 2012 the Nicholas naval Cathedral in Kronstadt, the building

Putin spoke about the unfulfilled expectations to improve relations with the United States

Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow waited a long time for the improvement of relations with the United States. These words, the Russian leader said in an interview with TV host Vladimir Solovyov, the text published on the website Вести.Ru. “We’ve been expecting, maybe something will change for the better, had such a hope that the situation will somehow change. But, apparently, if she will change, not soon,” — said Putin. According to him, Moscow has repeatedly suggested Washington to establish cooperation, to ensure the interests of the parties. “Instead of starting to work constructively, we only hear groundless accusations of interference in the internal Affairs of the United States,” — said the Russian leader. In addition, the President also touched on the sanctions imposed against the United States. “The American side made an unprovoked, which is very important step in the deterioration of Russian-American relations: unlawful

In Vladivostok in the fire in prison hospital killed four prisoners

In case of fire in the hospital management of Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) for the Primorsky Krai in Vladivostok killed four prisoners. Such information is published on the website of the Federal penitentiary service. The fire started Sunday, July 30, in the business premises of the medical facility. The place was called fire MOE calculations, which extinguished the fire. However, four prisoners died from-for strong smoke. At the emergency left temporarily fulfilling duties of the chief of regional management FSIN. Scheduled service check, clarified the circumstances of the incident. In February it became known that the employee of the detention center in Ulyanovsk held in this prison, the man was sent to the colony after a fire that claimed the lives of four people.

In the Venezuelan capital explosion, several police officers injured

In the Venezuelan capital explosion, several police officers injured MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. Several police officers were injured in the blast, which occurred in the Venezuelan capital Caracas during the protests, reports Reuters, citing its own correspondent. The Agency does not yet give any details of the incident. On Sunday, Venezuela held elections for the national constituent Assembly that would prepare amendments to the Constitution of the country. They are declared at the initiative of President Nicolas Maduro. The opposition does not recognize these elections, indicating that the convocation of the constituent Assembly was to be exercised through a referendum. These events spurred even more going on in the country since the beginning of April, mass protests, which has already killed more than 110 people.

Putin approved the introduction of resort fees in four regions of Russia

Putin approved the introduction of resort fees in four regions of Russia President Vladimir Putin signed the Federal law “On conducting experiment on the development of a resort infrastructure” that could affect the Crimea, Kuban, Stavropol and Altai Krai, reported on the Kremlin website. Experiment on the introduction of resort gathering will be held from 1 may 2018 to 31 December 2022. According to the document, the fee may be established by the region, however, may not exceed 100 rubles per night. The aim of the collection is to Finance the “design, construction, reconstruction, maintenance, improvement and repair of objects of a resort infrastructure”. The document stresses that the collection “in 2018 may not exceed 50 rubles.” “The resort fee shall be credited to the budget of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation on the territory of which it was paid,” — said in the text of the document.

Russia has restricted the age limit of the doctors

Russia has restricted the age limit of the doctors MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law establishing the age limit — 65 years — for replacement of posts of heads and Deputy heads of the state and municipal medical organizations. Relevant document posted by on the official portal of legal information. According to the law, the age limit of 65 years set for replacement of posts of heads and Deputy heads of the state and municipal medical organizations. Persons holding these positions and have reached the age of 65 years are transferred with their written consent to other positions corresponding to their qualifications. The term of office of the head of the state or municipal medical organization may be extended to 70 years by the founder on the performance of the General meeting (conference) of employees of the organization. The law shall enter into

Putin signed a law banning anonymizers

Putin signed a law banning anonymizers Now in Russia will not be able to use technology to access the sites blocked by Roskomnadzor. MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. President Vladimir Putin signed a law that prohibits the use of access technologies in Russia blocked sites (so-called anonymizers). Document published on the portal of legal information. The draft law was presented in early June by deputies of three factions: the Maxim Kudryavtsev (EP), Nicholas Rijekom (SR) and Alexander Yushchenko (CPRF). The authors of the law state that there was no statutory prohibition to use technology to access blocked in Russia information resources. The law establishes a ban on the use of information systems and programs to gain access to Internet resources access to which in Russia is limited. However, it is proposed to provide access to these networks and programs to the information resources of Roskomnadzor, containing data on sites