US aircraft mistakenly struck civilians in Afghanistan American air force struck at civilians. At the headquarters of “operation Resolute support” said that the blow was struck accidentally in repelling the attacks of the militants of the radical movement “Taliban”. “US forces that provided support to Afghan security forces, launched air strikes. Unfortunately, one of the missiles incorrectly triggered, causing some people were injured. “Strong support” deeply regrets that civilians were harmed,” — said in the headquarters of the operation. The incident in the country under investigation. Earlier, the Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Kabul on an unannounced visit. According to CNN, Mr. Mattis is scheduled to meet in Afghanistan with General John Nicholson and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. On 19 September, the Pentagon said that the USA will direct to Afghanistan an additional 3 thousand troops. We will remind,
Enough to fly: why the United States close the sky for Russian military The United States intends to limit the inspection of the Russian military flights over its territory. Russia promises to retaliate. Mutual accusations are part of a “new cold war” between the two countries, stated the experts. The sky closes On 26 September during the meeting of the Advisory Commission on open skies in Vienna, US officials announced Washington’s intention to restrict observation flights Russian military aviation over the States of Alaska and Hawaii, as, in their opinion, Russia does not comply with the international Treaty on open skies. This was reported by the newspaper The Wall Street Journal. “We want to encourage Russia to return to execution of the agreement,” said a source in the U.S. Department of State. The accusations are not new. What is now left in the public space, we heard from Americans before.
Same face: the new governors of Volga even look alike In Nizhny Novgorod and Samara regions appointed new managers. In social networks immediately noted the similarities are mainly external. In two Russian regions appointed new heads. Both young technocrats — Gleb Nikitin in Nizhny Novgorod region, Dmitry Azarov, Samara. They came from instead of governors, who is known throughout the country, is Valery Shantsev, and Nikolay Merkushkin. They could pass for twin brothers. Serious, old, people glasses. Same hair color and same hairstyle with a middle parting. The person is also similar. On social networks has sold a picture of two new acting governors in one perspective at the table. Not immediately determine who is who. Gleb Nikitin prior to the appointment in Nizhny Novgorod oblast worked in the Ministry of industry and trade and was engaged in enterprises of Rostec state Corporation, what the Corporation at the time mentioned
The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, September 27. /TASS/. Moscow will continue to pursue vigorously its efforts to strengthen the nonproliferation regime. This was stated on Wednesday, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in his address to the participants of the solemn ceremony to mark the completion of chemical weapons destruction in the Russian Federation.
© Alexei Nikolsky/press service of the Russian President/TASS NOVO-OGARYOVO, September 27. /TASS/. Russia expects the United States will fulfil its commitments to eliminate the U.S. chemical weapons, the terms of which were postponed three times already. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin during a teleconference with the settlement of Kizner in Udmurtia, where the elimination of the last chemical warhead from Russian stock. “We hope that Russia’s efforts to eliminate chemical weapons will serve as an example for other countries”, – said the President. He noted that the largest holders of such arsenals had been of the Russian Federation and the United States.
Moscow will produce retaliatory measures against the United States due to the restrictions from Washington under the Treaty on open skies. This was stated by Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, reports “Interfax”. “Before we have something to announce on this topic, we will have the situation to perform with our military and then to see in what form we will answer the Americans,” said a senior diplomat. He added that the United States has once again demonstrated the new restrictions, I prefer to follow the path of pressure. Earlier on 27 September, the source RIA Novosti, the U.S. state Department announced that the United States take action in response to attributed to Russia’s violation of the open skies Treaty that provides for mutual inspections of countries in the airspace of each other. “We have long been concerned about the observance by Russia of the Treaty on open skies. After repeated
Nicolas Rasmussen Planes and airports remain a Prime target of terrorists from grouping “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This was stated by the Director of the National counterterrorism center (NCTC), Nicholas Rasmussen States, reports TASS. “They (terrorists — ed. “Of the tape.ru”) recognize that the economic damage may be caused even in that case, if the attempts to destroy the aircraft or to organize the attack will be unsuccessful, not to mention the number of victims and the attention given to such attacks, the media” — said the official. According to him, the militants continue to seek new ways of terrorist attacks and try to discover weaknesses in the security system. 4 September the US state Department issued a warning about the threat of terrorist attacks in Europe. According to American experts, the most vulnerable to attacks remain popular tourist attractions, transportation hubs, markets and malls. “Besides hotels,
UK police have arrested 11 participants of neonazistas group National Action. About it reports BBC News. Six people were arrested in North-West England, two in South Wales, one in Wiltshire and two in West Yorkshire. At the place of residence of suspects searches are carried out. Arrested from 22 to 35 years. Six of them accused of preparation of terrorist attacks, five suspected of financing terrorism. National Action was the first far-right organization, which last year was banned in the UK. Participation in a proscribed organisation is a criminal offence that carries up to ten years in prison. On 5 September it was reported that in the UK was arrested several soldiers, who presumably were members of National Action. In may, German investigators exposed the neo-Nazi cell in the German army. The impetus for the beginning of the investigation resulted in the detention of a serviceman who fraudulently obtained the
Social network Facebook will stop working in Russia in 2018, if you do not fulfill the requirements of the law “On personal data”. This was told “Interfax” the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov. “…Or we will ensure that the law was fulfilled, or the company will cease to operate on the territory of the Russian Federation”, — said Zharov. He also said that the company set deadlines for compliance and they will be met. “In 2018 everything will be fine”, — he explained. The Minister reminded about the termination of work in Russia the social network LinkedIn said that “there are no exceptions,” because, in his words, “it (Facebook. — approx. ed.) is not a unique service, there are other social networks”. Amendments to the Federal law “On personal data” came into force in 2015. They imply including the storage of personal data of Russian citizens in databases located on
Photo: Flickr / The U.S. Army WASHINGTON, September 26 — RIA Novosti. Washington will come out of political interests, taking the decision to supply weapons to Ukraine, said Tuesday the head of Department for politico-military Affairs U.S. Department of state Tina S. Kaidanow. “We are considering various options and trying to decide what to answer political purposes most adequately. I can’t comment on because we haven’t made a final decision,” said Kaidanov at the hearings in the foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate of the U.S. Congress, responding to a question about what types of lethal weapons, the U.S. plans to supply Kiev to assist, in order not to cause irritation of Moscow, and the escalation of tensions. According to the representative of the state Department, “discussion (of the issue of supply of lethal weapons to Ukraine — ed.) continues and no decision has yet been made definitively, we will