The European Union expanded sanctions against Russia because of the scandal with Siemens

Continued: the Ministry has responded to the expansion of the EU sanctions due to turbines Siemens The EU extended the restrictions against Russia because of the scandal around the German concern Siemens. On Friday, August 4, reported on the website of the EU Council. “The EU added three Russians and three companies involved in the delivery of gas turbines in the Crimea, in the list of persons subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine”, — stated in the message. It also States that “the establishment of an independent energy supply of the Crimea and Sevastopol supports their secession from Ukraine”. Restrictions imposed on the Deputy Minister of energy of Russia Andrei Tcherezov and head of the Department of energy Eugene Grabchak. In addition, the list submitted by the JSC “foreign economic Association Technopromexport” and OOO “foreign economic Association Technopromexport”, their

Media reported about the investigation of racial discrimination at Harvard

The Ministry of justice of the United States resumed its investigation into possible discrimination against students of Asian origin in the admission to Harvard University. It happened two years after the receipt of the complaint, reports NBC News. A group of 64 associations of Asian Americans contacted in 2015 to the ministries of justice and education USA with the complaint. In particular, they accused the administration of Harvard of discrimination against the entrants in this race. According to the American TV channel, the administration of former U.S. President Barak Obama postponed the investigation of this case. It is noted that a similar complaint was filed against a number of other American universities, including Yale and brown universities and Dartmouth College. Harvard University in its turn published statistics on the admission of applicants this year. According to the document received 50.9 percent were members of ethnic minorities, reports RIA Novosti. The

U.S. attorney General spoke about limited freedom of speech

Jeff Sessions U.S. attorney General Jeff sessions expressed concern that classified information enters the bypass official channels are not only media, but also foreign adversaries that poses a threat to American security. On Friday, August 4, reports The Daily Caller. “We respect and will respect the important role played by freedom of speech, but it is not unlimited”, — he said. Sessions also said that the US authorities during the period of the administration of President Donald trump was charged with the organization of the information leaks already four people. “The culture of leaks has to stop”, he said, noting that during this time the number of open investigation of thefts tripled. According to him, in General in the U.S. government over the past six months occurred the same number of identified leaks, as for the previous three years. In late July, trump criticized and Roman sessions, stating that the

Employee FBK Leonid Volkov was fined 300 thousand rubles.

Photo: MOSCOW, August 3. /TASS/. Simonovsky court of Moscow on Thursday fined the employee of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK), Leonid Volkov for 300 thousand rubles for repeated breach of the organisation of rallies. About TASS reported the press Secretary of the court Victor Vasiliev. “Simonovsky court recognized Volkova guilty under part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code (“Repeated violation of rules for holding rallies and demonstrations”) and has appointed to it punishment in the form of administrative fine in the amount of 300 thousand rubles”, – said the representative of the court. Sanctions of this article provide punishment in the form of the administrative penalty to 300 thousand roubles or administrative arrest for up to 30 days. 22 Jun Simonovsky court recognized Volkova guilty under part 2 of article 20.2 of the administrative code (“Organizing or conducting a public event without filing in the

Sberbank bankrupt Krasnoyarsk state Duma Deputy

Photo: Kommersant State Duma Deputy from the Krasnoyarsk Krai Victor Zubarev can be declared bankrupt. The corresponding statement in Krasnoyarsk arbitration filed by Sberbank. The amount of overdue — 198,3 mln. Viktor Zubarev was named sued the failed Bank, which inflicted “political damage”. Sberbank of Russia has addressed in arbitration court with the statement for a recognition the bankrupt of the Deputy of the state Duma from Krasnoyarsk region Victor Zubarev. In a press-service of the court, “Kommersant” confirmed the receipt of this document. A hearing to review the validity of submitted application, scheduled for September 20. The amount of the claim of the Bank 198,3 mln. the claim of the Bank associated with defaulting on the loan, which Mr. Zubarev has acted as the guarantor issued by the GK “Sibservis” to buy Krasnoyarsk shopping center “Krastets” reports citing sources familiar with the situation. According to “SPARK-Interfax”, Viktor Zubarev

The Director of the Museum: dismissal

Photo: TASS Layoffs in the state Museum-monument “St. Isaac’s Cathedral”, which became known this week, associated with the optimization of staffing. This was announced on Thursday the new Director of the Museum Yuri Mudrov. “Staffing a lot of interesting posts, for example, in the absence of the Museum scene and concert venues carefree “employs” two stage operator, a regiment concert administrators. In order to optimize production processes, several employees were offered different conditions and forms of work. Which have not found application in the future work of the employees leave the Museum by agreement of the parties”, – quotes the words of Mudrova, the press service of the Museum. Earlier, the press Secretary of the Museum Igor Stakheev denied the St. Petersburg media about the mass layoffs in the “St. Isaac’s Cathedral”. He said that the last time the employment relationship is terminated by agreement of the parties with less

Cat heavyweight, nicknamed Mr. Handsome found the house thanks to the social networks

Cat heavyweight, nicknamed Mr. Handsome found the house thanks to the social networks Nursery city Pittsboro (NC, USA) was attached to a cat named Mr. pretty boy weighing over 14 pounds after he became famous thanks to the Internet. It is reported by Mashable. At the end of June in the account of the nursery in Facebook published the photo of the cat with a request to find his owner because “it is clearly someone earlier fed”. Comments noted that the expression of the muzzle of the animal could be a new meme. The publication has garnered more than 3.2 thousand likes and 15 thousand comments. In the comments dozens of people have expressed a desire to shelter Mr. handsome. As a result, he was placed in the hands of Angela Frati (Angela Aetna insurance), which has promised to deal with his excess weight. In an interview on radio WNCN

The highest-paid writer in the world was a woman

The highest-paid writer in the world was a woman Forbes magazine has compiled a list of the highest paid writers in 2017. The rating, which will be fully published in the September issue, available on the newspaper’s website. Topped the list of British writer JK Rowling, author of Harry Potter. She earned $ 95 million in the last 12 months. Rowling has returned to the first position for the first time since 2008. In the ranking there is another woman — Briton Paul Hawkins, who gained fame thanks to the novel “the Girl on the train”, which was filmed. At the same time disappeared from the list the names of the American science fiction writer George R. R. Martin, whose series of books “a Song of ice and fire” formed the basis of the series “Game of thrones” and also of John Greene, the author of “the Fault in our

In Australia fought for the full models on the catwalks

In Australia fought for the full models on the catwalks In Australia, there was a fierce debate about the appearance at a fashion show organized by the magazine Sports Illustrated, at the same time the standard models and models “plus size”. The show and lean, and full models showed swimwear. In the Sydney newspaper the Daily Telegraph published an article in which the author criticized the appearance on the catwalk full of models, calling the irresponsible decision to invite them. Expert medic, who talked to journalist, said that these models are advertising dangerous to health lifestyle. Other experts who spoke for this article believe that fashion shows can engage girls of any body type. The controversy started after a remark by a columnist of Soraya Food: “If the fashion industry decided to stop using models who have poholodeli to “skin and bones”, and in this case it is not necessary

Left without salaries in Novosibirsk the workers, in protest, climbed up a crane

Two Novosibirsk the workers of the construction company, which several months were not given a salary, climbed onto the boom of a tower crane and demanded pay for their work. On Friday reports Interfax”. The crane arrived police, rescuers and representatives of the Investigative Committee. After the workers brought the money, they came down. As one of the strikers Vadim Selyutin edition of “Sib.FM”, a construction company owed him 50 Grand, and his colleague and companion at the protests Uliana Goncharova — 150 thousand rubles. The investigative Committee has included these cases in previously opened criminal cases about non-payment of salaries by company “Sibstroy”, and “KCD”, reported in the regional investigation Department of the investigative Committee. The first such case in Novosibirsk occurred in may. In the Oktyabrsky district of the city Builder, who worked at one of these firms also climbed on the boom of a tower crane and