The Deputy foreign Minister explained why Moscow did not support the Declaration of Washington on the reform of the UN

UN, September 20. /TASS/. Russia has not signed the proposed United States Declaration on the reform of the UN, as it believes that this process must result from intergovernmental negotiations, and opposes the imposition of countries ready-made solutions. This was announced Wednesday in an interview with TASS Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Gennady Gatilov.

The Russian foreign Ministry responded to trump’s words on the situation in Venezuela

The head of the Latin American Department of the foreign Ministry Alexander Shchetinin © Sergey Skates/TASS UN, September 20. /TASS/. Russia supports the decision of the Venezuelan crisis through dialogue between all stakeholders within the country and considers unacceptable any destructive interference. On Wednesday said TASS, the head of Latin American Department of the foreign Ministry Alexander Shchetinin, commenting on the criticism made by the President of the United States Donald trump at the UN General Assembly on the situation in the South American Republic.

The German voter has filled up the letters with the requirement not to go to the polls

The Federal Prosecutor of Germany started investigation on the fact of sending letters, calling on voters not to go to polling stations on 24 September — the day of parliamentary elections. About it reports Reuters. According to investigators, many people in Germany received a letter, which contained strong recommendations not to participate in the elections: that a special program had already calculated their sympathy, based on comments in social networks and forums. Some messages were printed on the forms of electoral commissions and were certified fake stamps. Unknown attackers have failed the style: almost all communications were compiled in a rough tone, and recipients easily recognized the fraud. Besides, most of the letters contained information that the recipient voice cast for “the Party Bible Christians” ceased to exist in 2015. German government officials and security experts have already stated that after the elections in the United States and France do

Erdogan said about the planned meeting with Putin

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan (archive photo) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced scheduled for September 28 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “On Monday we will hold a telephone conversation with the esteemed Mr Putin, and next Thursday we will have dinner together”, — quotes Agency Anadolu words Erdogan said at a business forum in new York during his visit to the US on Wednesday. According to him, the sides will discuss “all events, the situation in Syria.” Erdogan did not specify where that meeting is. Commenting on this information, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the meeting of Putin and Erdogan “worked out”. “Details report” — said Peskov told the RIA Novosti news Agency.

Iran has promised not to violate the nuclear deal first

Hassan Rouhani Iranian authorities have promised not to break the nuclear deal, concluded in 2015. About it reports Reuters. “I announce that the Islamic Republic of Iran will not be the first to violate the agreement — announced at the session of the UN General Assembly President Hassan Rouhani. — It would be very unfortunate if this agreement will go to pieces because of irresponsible novices in the world of politics: the world will lose a wonderful opportunity.” The Iranian President also promised that in the event of breach by either party of Iran will act firmly and decisively. The US President Donald trump, in turn, said that already adopted a decision on the Iranian nuclear deal, but did not specify what kind. In may, trump demanded that Iran immediately cease financial and military support of terrorists and all kinds of militias. According to him, the Iranian authorities provide diverse

Putin will meet with newly elected regional heads on 20 September

Photo: © RIA Novosti / Sergey Guneev Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a September 20 meeting with the heads of the regions who were elected during the single day of voting, the press service of the Kremlin. “Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting with heads of regions who were elected yesterday during the single voting day”, — stated in the message. It is noted that the meeting participants will discuss the results of the election campaign and plans for future work on the development of Russian regions.

Putin supported the idea of the defense of Technopolis

Photo: RIA Novosti One of the priorities of bureaus and research institutes Putin called the development of promising models. “It is important to provide technological independence from foreign components,” he said. Another important issue is the creation of a common database of research and development. The data are unsystematic and as the state customer and the head contractor, the President noted. Separately, the head of the state focused on the modernization of the military-industrial complex. Technical re-equipment of promising affects the economic performance of organizations, he said. In General, in the defense industry achieved high growth rates exceeding the growth in other areas. The growth rate of labor productivity in integrated structures — an average of 8.8 percent. But in terms of performance is markedly inferior to foreign competitors. The President also recalled that the share of high-tech products for civilian and dual-use goods is expected to grow from 16

“The stewardess said, “of Course, I have already forgiven these guys””

“The stewardess said, “of Course, I have already forgiven these guys”” An interview with Rezo Gigineishvili, Director of “the Hostage” — movie about the capture of aircraft in Soviet Georgia. In Russia rolled out on 21 September “Hostages” Rezo Gigineishvili is one of the brightest and most resonant films of 2017. Abruptly, conceptual and radical filmmaker tells the true story of an attempted hijacking by six young people in Soviet Georgia in 1983. the Russian-Georgian film participated in the Berlin festival, was later noted for directing not festivals “Kinotavr” and “on the Edge”. Film critic of “Medusa” Anton Dolin asked Rezo Gigineishvili about how he went from “Heat” to “Hostages.” — “Hostages” shocked many because Rezo Gigineishvili always for them was the author of the commercially successful and sustained, in General, in the same genre frivolous paintings. How come that you took solely a movie like “Heat” and “Love with

Durov told about the citizenship of the state Saint Kitts and Nevis

Durov told about the citizenship of the state Saint Kitts and Nevis The founder of Telegram, spoke about the citizenship of the state Saint Kitts and Nevis. “According to Telegram channels there is a scan of my passport Saint Kitts and Nevis, which I received in the spring of 2013,” he said. According to him, the citizenship of another state was obtained “on the background of known issues in Russia.” “I’m not just talking about that I have a passport of that state in an interview with the Western media (Financial Times, Fortune, etc.). Since the “citizenship” of Wikipedia have double the “English, Kittitian”, — he wrote on the page in “Vkontakte”. In his opinion, to have a passport handy. This document allows you to travel within the EU and the UK without visas. “In St. Kitts, I never had a passport you can get without leaving Europe,” — said

Life expectancy in Russia is 72.5 years. It’s a lot or a little? Explains demographer Ekaterina Scherbakova

Life expectancy in Russia is 72.5 years. It’s a lot or a little? Explains demographer Ekaterina Scherbakova On 11 September, the Russian Ministry of health reported that the life expectancy of Russians broke the historical record and reached 72.5 years. “Medusa” asked a senior researcher at the Institute of demography, HSE Catherine Shcherbakov to explain whether it is possible to assume that in Russia people live long, how it is measured, and whether the people of the future to live much longer than the current one. The life expectancy of 72.5 years is a lot or a little? And if you compare with other countries? Short. People in Russia are not very long, but not very small — about the same as the average in all other countries. In the 90s, not only Russia, but other countries in Eastern Europe are far behind other European countries on this indicator. By