© Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, September 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled on Tuesday a new initiative that could become a turning point in the stalled Minsk process. At a press conference on the results of the BRICS summit in China, he said that instructed to submit to the UN security Council resolution on the placement of UN forces on the demarcation line in the Donbass to ensure the security of OSCE personnel. The President stressed that the deployment of UN forces is only possible after the removal of the arms and when reaching agreement on this issue with representatives of the proclaimed republics of Donbass. The official reaction of Kiev, despite the negative responses of a number of Ukrainian politicians, including representative in the contact group Irina Gerashchenko, was quite pragmatic. Pointing out that President Petro Poroshenko also informed came out with this initiative, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry has
© Mikhail Metzel/TASS VLADIVOSTOK, September 5. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian and Syrian military with a major victory over the terrorists in Deir ez-Zor, and also sent on this occasion a telegram to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The journalists said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
The first Deputy of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich © Mikhail Japaridze/TASS MOSCOW, September 5./TASS/. First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Franz Klintsevich believes that the renaming of the military operation in the Donbass will not change anything, the essence of the actions of Kiev will remain the same – war with its own people.
Members of an influential Colombian drug cartel “Clan of the Gulf” has declared readiness to surrender to the justice of the country. This was announced by President Juan Manuel Santos, said the publication Colombiano. “On Sunday, September 3, from courier mail: we received a message from the leader of the clan, in which was expressed the desire to surrender. I have instructed the Ministry of justice and the Prosecutor’s office to assess the situation”, — said the head of state. In a letter to the leader of the group, Dairo Antonio Usuga said that to justice it’s ready to show all members of a drug cartel. The President said that the news of the surrender of members of the group is good news also because this community was the second largest criminal organization, opposing the authorities. The first power until recently, were units of the Revolutionary armed forces of Colombia
The United States hopes to avoid retaliatory measures from Moscow after the closure of the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco. About it to journalists on Tuesday, September 5, said the representative of the state Department, reports TASS. “We hope to be able to avoid further retaliation from the Russian side and start to move towards the achievement of the objectives, which stated both our President,” said the American foreign Ministry. In the state Department declined to comment on possible actions in Moscow. In addition, the state Department said that the decision to close the Russian diplomatic mission was legitimate. “Vienna Convention on consular relations indicates that all consular posts are established only with the consent of the receiving party. The US has withdrawn their consent,” — said in a statement received by RIA Novosti. It is specified that this agreement “does not preclude the imposition of restrictions in
Photo: RIA Novosti PESARO /Italy/, September 3. /TASS/. Two-time Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics Anastasia Bliznyuk considers that all her teammates are unique athletes, who in a bitter struggle to win the world championship gold in Italian Pesaro. About this Bliznyuk told reporters. On Saturday Russian national team on rhythmic gymnastics in the Olympic Champions Anastasia Bliznyuk Anastasia Tatarevo and Maria Tolkacheva, and debutante of the national team Evgenia Levanova, Ksenia Polyakova, Sophia buffoon won the world championship gold in the all-around. On the final day of competition the Russian team was not equal in group exercises with three balls and two jump ropes. In group exercises with five hoops, the Russians won the silver. “In the beginning, when a lot of new girls gets a part, difficulties experienced, but quickly adapting, as they always support each other, — said Bliznyuk. Thank you girls, each of them is a miracle!”
Photo: RIA Novosti The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev has informed that has approved the document on the right of free travel on public transport orphans studying full-time. “I have approved in accordance with article 6 of the law on additional guarantees of the rights of orphans and children left without parental care, I mean, the government should adopt a special document on the procedure for use of urban, peri-and intra-transport in rural areas. It refers to a situation where the children are taught full-time basic educational programmes of education for the funds of different budgets,” — said Medvedev at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers. “This law refers to the competence of the government. The government has defined the procedure of providing these individuals free transportation, now, this order becomes more clear. Pursuant to the acts of the government such decisions must also be taken at
Photo: RIA Novosti Acting Governor of Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov leads among other candidates for the post of head of the region. On Monday, September 4, reported the press service of the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM). “Support in the elections, the acting Governor of Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov ready to provide 53 percent of the total number of voters and 61 percent announced plans to come to the polling stations”, — said in a press release. The electoral calculation of the results of the vote for mayor amounted to 69.5 per cent for his closest competitor, Ilya Zhuravlev 14.3 percent. The survey was conducted in August, the sampling volume in the region amounted to 1,200 people. On 18 August the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Ovsyannikov approved the proposals of the authorities of Sevastopol in several areas of city development. In particular, the head
Rap for the Pope: the nuns are preparing for the visit of Pope Francis For the visit of Pope Francis in Colombia the nuns recorded the song in style rap. They preach through video clips, online radio and songs. Pope Francis will visit Colombia 6-11 September. He will visit four cities across the country. During the download an error has occurred. In Colombia more than half a century continued armed conflict between Pro-government forces and left-wing radical grouping “Revolutionary armed forces of Colombia” (FARC), he claimed the lives of 220 thousand people. In 2016, the authorities and the radicals have concluded a peace agreement. President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel peace prize.
Dzhabrailov refused a polygraph test in the air “First channel” Businessman and former Senator from the Chechen Republic Umar Dzhabrailov, detained on 29 August in the capital’s Four Seasons hotel on Okhotny Ryad after the shooting incident, refused to participate in the program “First channel”, “actually”, in which the characters are subjected to polygraph test (lie detector). This was reported by RBC source close to the production process on the channel. “It’s actually so,” affirmed the denial of Dzhabrailov, the press Secretary of the businessman Gregory Gorchakov. Commenting on the reasons for the refusal, Gorchakov said it was “inappropriate” participation Dzhabrailov in “various TV shows entertainment order”. “We and our lawyers will prove that any investigation,” he added. The reason for the detention Dzhabrailov were his shots into the ceiling of the room in Four Seasons with a premium gun Yarygin. In the room found a white powder and bottles