Erdogan spoke about fought against Russian grandfather

Erdogan spoke about fought against Russian grandfather Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his grandfather fought against Russia during the First world war and was killed. This writes the Agency “Rosbalt”. “When some residents of our village has returned after the Sarikamish campaign, they said that saw my grandfather froze to death, holding weapons,” said Erdogan. In turn, the defense Ministry of Turkey stated that in his archives is documents stating that my grandfather Erdogan Kemal, the son of Mustafa, born in the village Ulujami the province of Rize, had died during service in January 1915. The battle of Sarakamish was in the winter of 1914-15. It ended with the defeat of the Turkish troops. After the victory of the Russian army opened the way into Anatolia.

Five women have accused James Franco of sexual harassment

Five women have accused James Franco of sexual harassment Moscow. January 11. INTERFAX.RU Five women have accused the Hollywood actor and Director James Franco misconduct and sexual harassment, said Thursday the American newspaper Los Angeles Times. According to the publication, among women who made accusations against celebrities, some of the students of the acting school, founded by Franco. According to some of the women, agreeing to his requests, they believed that Franco would help them with moving up the career ladder. His former students said that he was enraged when the girl refused to get naked during the filming. The scandal surrounding actor broke out after he came to the ceremony of awarding the prize “Golden globe” icon “out of Time” (eng. — “Time’s Up”), pinned to the lapel of a jacket, thereby supporting the movement against sexual harassment, the newspaper said. “It was like a slap in the face”

The thesis of Deputy Minister and heads of departments of the Ministry of education will check for plagiarism

The thesis of Deputy Minister and heads of departments of the Ministry of education will check for plagiarism Moscow. January 11. INTERFAX.RU — Minister of education and science of the Russian Federation Olga Vasilyeva gave an assignment to check for plagiarism dissertation of all his deputies and heads of departments of the Ministry, said on Thursday “Interfax” a source in the Ministry. In turn, the press service of the Ministry of education to “Interfax”, this information is not commented. Earlier on Thursday on behalf Vasilyeva to test the thesis of Deputy Minister of education and Department Directors told RBC. According to him, instruction was given in connection with the questions to the thesis, the Deputy head of the Ministry of education and science, academician Grigory Trubnikov. Earlier the inhabitant of Yakutia Victor Pinigin, who calls himself an activist “Discerneth”, sent to the Ministry of education and academics from the “Club

In Guatemala, gave so gave

In Guatemala, gave so gave As it became known””, eks-the owner of the LLC “Neman pulp and paper mill” (CNA) Igor Bitkov, who escaped from Russian police over the ocean, due to its creditors of VTB was convicted in Guatemala for 19 years. Together with the businessman who claimed that he was persecuted, the Russian authorities, and along with the “Russian mafia”, members of an organized criminal group who committed fraud, was recognized as his wife and daughter, also received long sentences. At home such a harsh punishment the family Butkovich not be threatened, even for murder. The criminal case of Igor Bitkova, his wife Irene, daughter Anastasia, and another three dozen of the accused have considered the Juzgado de Mayor Riesgo a special court, which held the trials of members of organized crime groups. During the process, which lasted from January 2015, Mr. Bitkov, who used the documents in

Putin spoke about the project “Leaders of Russia”

Putin spoke about the project “Leaders of Russia” NOVO-OGARYOVO, 11 Feb — RIA Novosti. The project for the selection of managerial personnel “Leaders of Russia” is not associated with the current political situation, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with leaders of the Russian print media and news agencies. The head of state noted that monitors are such professional selections throughout the country. “I’ve watched it personally. I believe that the organization and the nature of the work, and the work is positive — this is the biggest event,” he said. The President stressed that nothing to do with the political situation this project has not. “Nothing to do with the situation in the current political moment it has not. You know that for quite a long time, for almost all of the previous six years, we always talked and made persistent efforts in the field of training”,

Named the size of the grant aid for Syria

Named the size of the grant aid for Syria In 2018, on the provision of humanitarian aid to Syria will require $ 3.5 billion. This was at the end of the visit to the country, said Deputy UN Secretary-General for humanitarian Affairs mark Lowcock, according to UN information center. According to Lococo indicated sum will allow to alleviate the suffering of 13 million people in all parts of Syria. Thus, according to the Deputy UN Secretary General, to rebuild the country will need hundreds of billions of dollars. Today, about 70 percent of Syrians live in extreme poverty. “I talked with those who before the war worked in hospitals, schools and other public institutions — they all want to go home, continue to benefit society and help people recover from the severe trauma they have experienced,” said Lowcock. The first humanitarian convoy with Russian aid for the Syrian people in

Putin has declared readiness to transfer to Ukraine military equipment from the Crimea

Putin has declared readiness to transfer to Ukraine military equipment from the Crimea President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready to return to Ukraine the military equipment, which remained on the Crimean Peninsula after the departure of the region of the Ukrainian military, reports “Interfax”. According to him, earlier, the Ukrainian government has repeatedly raised the issue of the return of military equipment from the Crimea. “We are ready to continue the process, ready to transfer warships to Ukraine, aviation equipment, armored vehicles”, — said the head of state at a meeting with chief editors of the media. According to him, the Ukrainian equipment is in poor condition. “But this is not our business. It is in such almost was”, — Putin said, adding that over the years, this technique has not been serviced. According to him, we are talking about tens of warships, dozens of aircraft. Putin said