The head of the new York city ballet signed off with anonymous Another sex scandal cost the post of the head of the troupe new York city ballet Peter Martins. He announced the resignation in connection with allegations of harassment. About this newspaper New York Times. It all started with an anonymous letter. It was available to the company in early December. There were allegations of inappropriate conduct. In relation to Martins launched the investigation. A teacher was suspended from work, and a month later he announced his resignation, informs television channel “Russia 24”. Five City Ballet dancers — one of whom is still with the company — came forward in The Times to describe verbal and physical abuse dating as far back as 1993. Here’s that earlier story: https://t.co/jmsHSOYdoD — The New York Times (@nytimes) January 2, 2018. During the download an error has occurred. Martins says he intends
Russia resumed development of reusable rockets Russian State rocket center named after academician V. P. Makeyev (SRC) is developing a reusable rocket. This was reported by the General designer of the company Vladimir Degtyar, reports on Tuesday, January 2, “Interfax”. According to him, is a fully reusable, single-stage booster vertical takeoff and landing “Crown”. The project was frozen in 2012, and now resumed. Degtyarev noted that to date, the U.S. has already worked out the technology of soft landing the first stage booster of the Falcon and its re-use. “Our development of the carrier rocket “Crown” — in contrast to the us does not have detachable steps and is actually a space ship soft takeoff and landing, which opens the way to the realization of the far interplanetary missions with crews on Board,” he said. SRC is one of the largest research and design centers of Russia for development of
The CEC told about the method of checking signatures for authenticity MOSCOW, 2 Jan — RIA Novosti. Experienced handwriting of the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation and the latest technology make it easy to detect counterfeit signatures provided to the CEC by the presidential candidates, to deceive them is impossible, said in an interview with RIA Novosti member of the Central election Commission of Russia Evgeny Shevchenko. “The CEC has purchased the latest technology, which can distinguish the smallest details in signature. The work will involve leading experts in handwriting from the FSB, interior Ministry, Ministry of justice. The signature of each person is unique, as a fingerprint of a finger or earlobe, it contains unique identifying characteristics that each person has their own. When you want to cheat and put the signature first with the right hand, then left hand, all is revealed. It is impossible to
Biometric controls at the border with Ukraine have already passed 1.9 thousand Russians KIEV, Feb 2 — RIA Novosti. Biometric control at the Ukrainian border for the first day his actions were almost 1.9 thousand citizens of Russia, have informed on Tuesday a press-the Secretary of the state border service of Ukraine Oleg Slobodyan. Biometric control system on Monday partially earned at checkpoints on the Ukrainian border. The system will be implemented in stages, first she will work on all checkpoint of the Ukrainian-Russian border. Russian citizens who wish to enter the territory of Ukraine, will need to go through a three-stage procedure of biometric control. Biometric border control will be in effect for citizens from 71 countries. “For the first day of operation of the system of biometric border was crossed by more than 3.3 thousand foreigners from the category that is subject to this biometric control, nearly 1.9
The EU called on the Iranian authorities to respect the rights of citizens to peaceful demonstrations Moscow. 2 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the European Union hopes that the right to demonstrations is guaranteed in Iran, said Catherine ray, the official representative of the head of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini. “We have contacted Iranian authorities and we hope that the rights to peaceful demonstration and freedom of expression are guaranteed, as is clear from the public statements of President Rouhani,” reads the statement on Twitter, issued in the night of Tuesday. According to ray, the EU observed the last days for demonstrations in Iran. “We will continue to monitor the development of events”, — said the representative Mogherini. At least nine people were killed in the night of Tuesday the unrest in the Iranian province of Isfahan, according to the state television of the country. According to him, six people were
Icebreaker “Ilya Muromets” © Peter Kovalev/TASS MURMANSK, January 2. /TASS/. Diesel-electric icebreaker “Ilya Muromets” has arrived on Tuesday to the Northern fleet (SF). The crew of the first in SF ice-breaking ship made the transition from the Baltic sea to the Kola Bay, the press service of SF.
Boris Akunin has published the first Chapter of the final novel about the detective Fandorin MOSCOW, January 2. /TASS/. Writer Boris Akunin on Monday posted on his page in the network Facebook the first Chapter of the final novel of the series about detective Erast Fandorin. “Christmas gift fandorinym readers. The last novel of the series “the adventures of Erast Fandorin” will be released only in February, but here is the first Chapter of the book. You learn from it, what happened to the hero in the black-black city,” wrote the author. Akunin has completed work on a novel called “don’t say goodbye” in November of 2017. He said that the book is due out February 8, 2018, the 20 th anniversary of the publication of the first novel of the cycle of historical detectives about Fandorin. — “Azazel”. New work, which takes place during the Civil war in Russia,
Criminal case initiated after the death of seven people in the Orenburg village Moscow. 2 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the Investigating authorities opened a criminal case into the death of seven people, including three children, whose bodies were discovered in a house in Kurmanaevskogo district of Orenburg region, is spoken in the message of the Investigative Department of the TFR in the region reported on Tuesday. A criminal case was opened under part 3 of article 109 of the criminal code (causing death by negligence to two or more persons). According to the investigation, on the eve of a residential building in the village of Skvortsivka for the holiday table were three men, a 42-year-old woman with three children aged five, six and 16 years. “Inspection of the scene showed that the house was heated by natural gas burners in the furnace. Damper furnace flue was open not fully, in connection
India and Pakistan exchanged lists of nuclear facilities NEW DELHI, 2 Jan — RIA Novosti. India and Pakistan exchanged lists of nuclear facilities located on the territory of these two countries, as well as lists of prisoners, said the Indian foreign Ministry. “Today, India and Pakistan simultaneously handed each other through diplomatic channels the lists of their nuclear sites and installations. This was done in accordance with the Agreement on prohibition of attacks against such objects, signed between the two countries,” — said in a statement, the text of which was made available to RIA Novosti. As recalled by the foreign Ministry of India, the agreement signed on 31 December 1988 and entered into force on 27 January 1991, stipulates that the two countries are obliged to annually inform each other about the presence of nuclear objects on its territory. This is done in order to avoid unauthorized attacks on
Scientists have warned about ten years cold in the South of Russia In 2018 in the South of Russia starts a ten year cooling cycle. About the Agency RIA Novosti said the Chairman of the South scientific center of RAS academician Gennady Matishov. According to him, the forerunners of such a cycle are unexpectedly harsh winter, which in recent years dominated in the area. In particular, he pointed to the duration of ice cover of the Caspian sea and the Azov, reaching in some years 80 days. In addition, according to Matesova, there are unusually cool for the region the spring months, which in 2017 had a poor harvest of fruit crops. Another problem cooling scientist called the decline in fish catches, and also pointed to the likely obstruction of navigation and the need to use additional icebreakers.