The Federation Council will discuss the decriminalization of articles of the criminal code, which is judged Kurgan farmer

© Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, December 20. /TASS/. The Senator from the Kurgan region Elena Perminova invited colleagues from the Federation Council Committee on legislation to consider the issue of decriminalization of article of the criminal code “trafficking of special technical means intended for secret information”. She announced this on Wednesday, TASS reported. Accused in this article of the criminal code is a farmer from the village of the Scapula Lebyazhievsky district of Kurgan region Evgeny Vasiliev, which told Russian President Vladimir Putin at a big press conference on December 14. Vasilyev, who is a disabled person of group III because of asthma, ordered from China GPS tracker “Mini A8” to follow his calf. The device is forbidden to free circulation on the territory of Russia in connection with the presence of signs referring to special technical means for secret obtaining of information. The man was detained by FSB officers in

The contact group agreed on ceasefire in the Donbass from midnight on December 23

The Plenipotentiary of Russia in the contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine, Boris Gryzlov © Valery sharifulin/TASS MINSK, 20 December. /TASS/. The participants of the contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine agreed to establish a truce in the Donbass from midnight on December 23. This was stated on Wednesday following the meeting in Minsk the representative of the Russian Federation Boris Gryzlov.

The computer was trained to recognize deception in court

The computer was trained to recognize deception in court American developers have created a system of artificial intelligence of DARE, which can recognize the lies of the defendant by his face and voice. Testing showed that the program copes with this task better than humans — the computer has guessed the lie to 90 percent of cases. The program will be presented at the conference on artificial intelligence AAAI-18, a description of how it works can be found in the paper on ArXiv.org. People in everyday life is bad enough to recognize the deception. Studies show that on average, only 54 cases of untrained subjects can correctly identify whether honest with them other participants of the experiment. However, the lie produce different characteristics is not only the change in physiological indicators of the body (heart palpitations or sweating), but also external characteristics. For example, even small changes in facial expression

Not the window: the errors of celebrities on the Internet

Not the window: the errors of celebrities on the Internet 19 Dec 16.7 million followers could manage to record the phone number of the entrepreneur Elon musk. Sending it to the technical Director of Oculus, Musk accidentally put the number on Twitter. Soon the post was deleted. As a celebrity was wrong about the Internet and what was the result in the review of RBC. Entrepreneur Elon Musk December 19, Elon Musk has laid out his phone number on Twitter. The owner was going to send it to the technical Director of Oculus, but I was mistaken. He quickly removed written, but Bloomberg managed to call. Beeps after the answering machine came on and lost an excerpt from the soundtrack to the video game God of War: “if the gods you made it. Somehow you got to me. I congratulate you and Express my respect.” Actor Charlie Sheen In December

Why we experience deja vu

Why we experience deja vu According to statistics, about 70% of the people are familiar with the experience of deja vu. For a long time it was believed that this phenomenon is associated with false memories, however, last year’s study showed that this is not so: the team led by Akira O’connor (Akira O’connor) of St. Andrews University (Scotland) have developed a special method for study of the phenomenon of deja vu in laboratory conditions. In the new technique applies the standard method to identify false memories, said the publication New Scientist. It includes a message list of related words, e.g., bed, pillow, night — in addition to keywords, common words (in this case, the word “sleep”). Then when somebody asks about heard the words, he usually believes that he heard the word “sleep” is a false memory. To create a sense of deja vu, experts asked participants whether they

Became known date of the visit of British foreign Secretary to Moscow

Became known date of the visit of British foreign Secretary to Moscow After several postponements of the visit of the British Minister Boris Johnson will come to Moscow on December 22. This is the first official visit of the head of the foreign office in Russia in may 2012. The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson will come to Moscow with an official visit on Friday, December 22. It is reported TASS with reference to the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry. On Wednesday, the press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov, answering journalists ‘ questions, noted that the meeting with Johnson in the schedule of President Vladimir Putin doesn’t appear. Initially about the visit of Johnson to Moscow on 22 December, reported Reuters, citing two sources familiar with the matter. The arrival of Johnson in Moscow expected in spring 2017, but has been shifted from late

The EU presented Ukraine requirements for visa-free regime

The EU presented Ukraine requirements for visa-free regime The EU demanded that Ukraine take immediate action so that Ukrainians could continue to travel to Europe without visas. In the report of the European Commission said that Kiev fulfils the requisite conditions, however, the need to more actively fight corruption. Also, the EU requests the cancellation of the amendments, which oblige those who are fighting against corruption, to declare income, reports RT. 7 Dec in the US stated that they expect from the Ukrainian side steps for the establishment of the country’s anti-corruption court. Earlier, the European Commission (EC) gave a negative opinion concerning the establishment of a customs Union between Ukraine and the EU, and the head of the EU delegation to Ukraine called unrealistic Ukraine’s accession to the Schengen area.

The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions against Ramzan Kadyrov

The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions against Ramzan Kadyrov The head of the Republic and four Russians caught in the sanctions list under the Magnitsky case. WASHINGTON, December 20. /TASS/. The us administration added the so-called Magnitsky list five citizens of Russia, including the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov. This was announced on Wednesday, the US Treasury Department. In the sanctions list also included Ayub Katayev, Yulia Mayorova, Andrey Pavlov and Alexey Chechenya. The American administration claims that the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov, involved in the “extrajudicial killings, torture and other gross violations of internationally recognized human rights”. According to his version, these actions were allegedly taken against those who “tried to identify the illegal activities carried out by officials of the government of the Russian Federation”. On this basis, the head of Chechnya included in the so-called Magnitsky list.

The deputies did not support the UN resolution on Nazism, are covered with a concern about freedom of thought

The building of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation © Mikhail Japaridze/TASS MOSCOW, December 20. /TASS/. The country did not support the UN resolution on combating glorification of Nazism, just hide behind concern about freedom of expression. This is stated in a statement on Wednesday the comments of the Russian foreign Ministry.

1 2 3 6