© Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, January 20. /TASS/. The fifth Congress of the party of pensioners for social justice (PPSS), held on Saturday in Moscow, expressed support for the participation of the incumbent President of Russia Vladimir Putin in the presidential election.
Day: January 20, 2018
Lavrov and Tillerson discussed the stability in the North of Syria
U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson and the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, January 20. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson discussed Saturday over the phone ensuring stability in the North of Syria and promoting a peaceful resolution, which must be addressed by the Congress of the Syrian national dialogue in Sochi. This was stated by the Russian foreign Ministry on the results of the conversation held on the initiative of the American side. “They discussed the situation in Syria, including the issues of stability in the North of the country and promote the process of peaceful settlement under the auspices of the United Nations, which should contribute convened in Sochi Congress of the Syrian national dialogue with a wide number of participants,” – said in Russian depodesta.
In Sochi ended consultations on the preparations for the Congress of the Syrian national dialogue
© Valery sharifulin/TASS SOCHI, January 20. /TASS/. Delegations of the countries-guarantors of a ceasefire in Syria (Russia, Iran and Turkey), concluded on Saturday in Sochi a two-day consultation on the preparation of the Congress of the Syrian national dialogue which will start here in ten days. The main result of the meeting, which the parties described as successful, was the harmonization of the lists of participants of the Sochi forum.
The world’s largest air purifier earned in China
The world’s largest air purifier earned in China The Chinese authorities in test mode launched work on the world’s largest air purifier. Hundred-meter tower is located in XI’an, which is among the ten most polluted in China. The system works due to a special thermal power stations built around the tower. The air that gets them, when heated by the sun rises through the tower and passes through the cleaning filters, says the South China Morning Post. The developers claim that, thanks to the construction it is possible to decrease the level of smog in the territory of the whole area, and when pollution reaches critical values, the device brings them to normal. During the download an error has occurred.
The United States has created a computer that fits in your pocket
The United States has created a computer that fits in your pocket MOSCOW, January 20 — RIA Novosti. American Q-Stick has created a tiny computer, the size of which is comparable to conventional key chain. The device features are on the website of Q-Stick Mini gadget allows you to turn any TV into a personal computer, launching the operating system of Windows, Android or Linux in less than 7 seconds. The device is available in the base and Pro version. The gadget supports Intel HD graphics, and streaming 4K. In addition, the computer is equipped with eight gigabytes of RAM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, multiple USB connectors and a connector for a memory card. It’s possible with #Affordable and #Amazing #QStick.https://t.co/We1Ixh0TOt#FridayFeeling pic.twitter.com/GpwrxSIdjF — Q-Stick (@BestQstick) 19 Jan 2018 During the download an error has occurred. Q-Stick is available in blue and red colors. To acquire the computer on the crowdfunding service
Died “the father of French cuisine” chef Paul Bocuse
Died “the father of French cuisine” chef Paul Bocuse Moscow. 20 Jan. INTERFAX.RU One of the most world-famous chefs Paul Bocuse passed away on 92-m to year of life in France, the Associated Press reports. “Sir Paul was the France. Simplicity and generosity. The splendor and art of living”, — reads the statement of the Minister of internal Affairs of France gérard Collon. Died Bocuse in Collonges-AU-Mont-d’or near Lyon, where he was born in 1926 in a family of cooks. In the 1960-ies he received the title of best chef of France and its restaurant has won three Michelin stars. In the 1970s he became one of the founders of the so-called “new cuisine”. In 1987 he established the international cooking contest called “Bocuse d’or”, which is currently one of the most prestigious competitions.
At least 10 people killed in attack on hotel in Kabul
At least 10 people killed in attack on hotel in Kabul Moscow. 20 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — According to unofficial data, as a result of the terrorist attack on the Intercontinental hotel in Kabul, killing 10 people, said channel Ariana News. Official authorities have not confirmed this information. According to the latest data, in the “Intercontinental” two explosions, shootings there, part of the hotel on fire. The area is cordoned off by the police. According to local media reports, a group of armed men broke into the Intercontinental hotel around 21:30 local time, which hosted just two weddings. The attackers opened fire on visitors. The police were able to withdraw to a safe place the main part of the hotel. According to other sources, the hotel also hosted the conference on information technologies with the participation of specialists from a dozen provinces in the country.
The newest US Navy ship stuck in the ice during the first campaign
The newest US Navy ship stuck in the ice during the first campaign The newest warship of the U.S. Navy USS Little Rock during the first campaign failed to return to base to Florida because it got stuck in ice off the coast of Canada after a record-breaking frost. The ship sailed from Buffalo on December 20. Making a stop in Montreal, the ship was supposed to go to Halifax, but on the way frozen into the ice. In the port of Montreal was not a sufficient number of tugs to rescue the stuck ship, informs “RIA Novosti”. “The temperature in Montreal and the surrounding area is lower than usual, it is close to the historical record for the December cold weather,” — said the representative of the Department of the Navy public Affairs Courtney Hillson. Ship Little Rock belongs to the class of Freedom and are designed to patrol
The Turkish General staff announced the defeat in ‘ Afrīn 108 goals out of 113 scheduled
The Turkish General staff announced the defeat in ‘ Afrīn 108 goals out of 113 scheduled ANKARA, January 20. /TASS/. Turkish armed forces in the course of “operation Olive branch” in the Syrian district of Afrin struck 108 of the 113 planned purposes. This is stated in a statement on Saturday the statement of the General staff of the armed forces of the Republic. “As of 18:30 on 20 January, the Turkish armed forces struck objects 108 of the 113 planned. All the wounded and killed are militants of the Kurdistan workers party and the party “Democratic Union”, — quotes a statement to Anadolu Ajansı. The report also says that Turkish aircraft attacked the airfield Mink in the Northwest of Syria, which is under the control of the forces of the “Forces of the people’s protection units” (SNA). The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia said that Moscow is concerned
Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed on the lists of participants of the Congress of the Syrian acdialog in Sochi
© Valery sharifulin/TASS SOCHI, January 20. /TASS/. Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed on the lists of participants of the Congress of the Syrian national dialogue, the final design will take one to two days. This was reported on Saturday, the special representative of the President of Russia on the Syrian settlement, Alexander Lavrentiev on the basis of consultations with Iran and Turkey.