The building of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation © Roman Canasuc/TASS MOSCOW, 1 Feb. /TASS./ The Russian foreign Ministry commented on the incident with a military aircraft over the Black sea, describing the response as a desire to blame Russia for aggression and ignite a Russophobic sentiment in the media. This is stated in the comments of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry, published Thursday on the website of the foreign Ministry.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Italy Angelino Alfano and the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, 1 Feb. /TASS./ The foreign Ministers of Russia and Italy Sergey Lavrov and Angelino Alfano at the talks in Moscow on Thursday focused on international issues – the situation in Ukraine, Syria and Libya. The agenda was largely dictated by the fact that Italy this year holds the rotating chairmanship of the OSCE. Following the talks, the Ministers noted that the approaches of Moscow and Rome to the problems we discussed are largely the same. The vectors of the OSCE In the beginning of the meeting Lavrov said that Russia believes that a constructive and positive future-oriented programme of the Italian presidency in the OSCE. The Russian Minister, in particular, singled out the stated intention Alfano solve the problems of the Eurasian continent not through confrontation, but
More than 4 billion rubles allocated for the resettlement of people from dilapidated housing in the suburbs MOSCOW — RIA Novosti. More than four billion roubles will allocate in 2018 for the resettlement of people from dilapidated housing in the Moscow region, the process will affect 7,2 thousand people, reported the press service of the Moscow region Duma. The program of resettlement of dilapidated housing in Russia, recognized as such until 2012, was completed on 1 September 2017. Just 2014-2017 years of the programme was planned to resettle 711,58 thousands of people from 11,145 million square meters. After completion of the programme it was decided to continue. “(This year) it is planned to resettle 111,7 thousand square meters, it will affect 7235. Funding for these purposes amounts to 4.3 billion rubles, of which more than 80% of the resources of the budget of the Moscow region. A large part of
A plane full of plumbers returned to the airport due to a broken toilet The Norwegian aircraft was forced to abort the flight and return to point of departure in Oslo due to a malfunction of the toilet. This writes the newspaper Dagbladet. The absurdity of the situation adds to the fact that onboard the liner there were 60-70 plumbers company Rørkjøp, who flew in from a business trip to Munich. CEO Frank Olsen told the publication that his officers were willing to repair the toilets, but this would send a plumber over the side of the plane at an altitude of 10 thousand meters. The flight was to last little more than two hours. January 17, American airlines plane, United Airlines, EN route from Denver to Hawaii made an emergency landing at the airport in San Francisco due to the crowded toilets. It turned out that the ground services
Running from the Eastern Russian satellites went into orbit The Vostochny COSMODROME (Amur region), 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. Two Russian satellite remote sensing of the Earth “Canopus-b” displayed on the calculated orbit after the third launch from the cosmodrome “East”, told reporters on Thursday, “Roskosmos”. The “Eastern” upper stage “Frigate” was carrying 11 satellites: two Russian and nine foreign. “Both of the satellite “Canopus-b” № 3 and № 4 are displayed on the calculated orbit. The foreign branch of the first satellite is planned in 7.33 MSK,” — said the Corporation. The third launch from the East was planned on 22 December 2017. However, after the unsuccessful second launch was lost to the Russian meteorological satellite “meteor-M” and small spacecraft 18, the third start with the new Russian cosmodrome was postponed to an indefinite date. Spacecraft “Canopus-b” is designed for monitoring of technogenic and natural emergency situations, including hazardous
White was sentenced to eight years in a strict regime colony The former Governor also paid a fine of 48 million rubles. One of the episodes of the case, the defendant was acquitted. MOSCOW, 1 Feb — RIA Novosti. Presnensky court of Moscow on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in colony with a strict regime of the former Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh in the case of bribery, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom. “Found guilty, assign White to the penalty of deprivation of liberty for a term of eight years with punishment serving in a colony of strict regime,” — said the judge. The state prosecution asked the defendant to ten years in strict regime colony and a fine of 100 million rubles. The defense argued that White was a victim of slander and provocation, and insisted on the justification. Under the Criminal code,
The building of the Ministry of defence DND fired from a grenade launcher The Ministry called the incident a terrorist attack. DONETSK, February 1. /TASS./ Unknown persons opened fire from grenade launchers on the building of the Ministry of defense declared Donetsk national Republic (DND). On Thursday announced under the operational command of the DNI. “The building of the Ministry of defence DND were fired from a grenade launcher. It happened at 19:00”, — quotes the statement of the command of the Donetsk news Agency. The office qualified the incident as a terrorist act. From the 23rd of December in the Donbass operates the ceasefire agreement which was reached on 20 December in Minsk at the meeting of the contact group. According to the DNR and LC, the intensity of the fire from the Ukrainian security forces decreased, but attacks have not stopped.
The test of the missile interceptors in Hawaii failed MOSCOW, 31 Jan — RIA Novosti. Test of a missile defense system Aegis in Hawaii failed, Sputnik reports, citing Pentagon sources. Anti-aircraft missile SM-3, which is equipped with the Aegis complex, are unable to intercept the object plane. The missile defense Agency confirmed this information, however, did not disclose details of the shooting. Last week, the Pentagon published a report in which it expressed confidence that the United States can protect its territory and the territory of Hawaii from a “small number” of North Korean Intercontinental missiles and medium-range missiles. In July 2017, during testing, the SM-3 was also unable to shoot down high-speed target. Then the failure was blamed on the human factor. USA has published a new video intercept Russian aircraft su-27
The Polish Senate has adopted the law banning propaganda of “Bandera ideology» The Polish Senate approved the introduction of criminal liability for propaganda of the ideology of Ukrainian nationalists (“Bandera ideology”) and spread the facts about the participation of poles in the Holocaust. After approval by the Upper house of Parliament, the document must be signed by the head of state. As a result of a majority vote package of amendments to the law on the Institute of national memory, the penalty of a fine or deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years threatens the use of the term “Polish death camps” and statements that can put the poles complicit in the crimes of Nazi Germany. This law has caused sharp negative reaction of the public. The US state Department had earlier warned that the adoption of this law may entail certain consequences “for the strategic interests
The Pentagon released five videos of the maneuvers of the su-27 during the interception of reconnaissance aircraft USA The naval forces of the USA has published five more videos, which allegedly depicted “unsafe” maneuver the Russian fighter su-27 intercepts electronic warfare aircraft EP-3 Aries over the Black sea. Videos posted on YouTube on Wednesday by the press service of the 6th fleet of the US Navy, was also published an accompanying statement. During the download an error has occurred. The duration of the clips, filmed from different angles, ranging from six to 11 seconds. It reportedly shows the moment when the su-27 crossed the flight path of the EP-3, the result of which he hit the turbulence from a jet fighter. On Tuesday, the Navy had already published one video from one angle. During the download an error has occurred. “These videos demonstrate the interception of the su-27 aircraft EP-3