Friend the ex-President of South Korea was sentenced to 20 years in prison for corruption A court in Seoul sentenced Choi sung-SIL, a close and longtime friend of the former head of South Korea Park Geun-Hye, a 20-year prison term on a number of corruption charges and “trafficking in influence”, said on Tuesday The Korea Herald. Among the charges that were convicted 62-year-old Choi sung-SIL, the court also noted bribery, abuse of power and unlawful coercion. Along with the prison term to Choi sung-SIL was fined in the amount of 18 billion won (16.6 million dollars). The Prosecutor’s office demanded to sentence the defendant to 25 years imprisonment, a fine in the amount of 118 billion won (about 109 million dollars) and the confiscation of another 7.7 billion won ($7 million). Choi sung-SIL refused to plead guilty on all counts against her accusations. The approach of the former head of
In Perm opened a criminal case after beating Dj Smash Perm police opened a criminal case about infliction of harm to health of average weight musician Andrey Shirman, acting under the alias Dj Smash, reported the press service of the regional interior Ministry cupola. The fight with the participation of DJ Smash happened in one of the bars Perm 10 Feb. Information about the incident confirmed to RIA Novosti the creative Director of the bar Daniel Gurianov. The police reported that he had received a statement from the victim, men born in 1982. Who is a suspect in the case, police said. According to the newspaper URA.RU DJ beat former member of the Legislative Assembly of the Perm edge Alexander Telepnev. He denied this on his page in Facebook. During the download an error has occurred. Later, the rapper Timati has published in Instagram video DJ Smash with a broken
Due to system failure of residents of the Yaroslavl region were informed about the radioactive threat At broadcasting station in the village of oaks near Yaroslavl there was a system failure, which aired the message about the threat of radioactive contamination, reported “Interfax” in the press service of EMERCOM in the region. “About 9 a.m. on the air of the Central TV channels and radio stations operating in the region, left a message with recommendations of actions in case of threat of radiation contamination. This message is a recording that was aired automatically due to a system failure of software,” — said the Agency interlocutor. During the download an error has occurred. He noted that background radiation in the Yaroslavl region is in the normal range and is 0.11 µsv/h. The Agency urged citizens not to panic and said that currently being investigated circumstances of the incident. “We receive many
The Pentagon said that the Syrian tank destroyed “in self-defense» WASHINGTON, February 13 — RIA Novosti. The coalition headed by the USA against the group “Islamic state”* (IG*, banned in Russia) destroyed tank of Pro-government forces in Syria in self-defense, said commander of the air force U.S. Central command Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigan. “First, Yes, it was (UAV) MQ-9. Secondly, I would like to return to the self-defense — we rely on our ground forces, which come to this decision (on defense),” said Harrigan at a briefing, answering the question of whether the coalition destroyed tank of Pro-government forces. According to him, the tank shot with the “effective distance” in the direction of the units of the “Syrian democratic forces” (SDF) and the American advisers who was there. After that it was decided to strike back. According to some media reports, the incident occurred on Saturday. The blow was struck
The contest “Mentor” will release an Atlas of successful projects Atlas of best practices in mentoring will be compiled by the all-Russian contest “Mentor”, for participation in which received more than 4 thousand applications, said the CEO of the Agency for strategic initiatives (ASI) Svetlana Cumshewa. “At the end of the competition we traditionally will do a satin best practices of mentoring, which will be proposed for implementation in different regions, schools,” — the words Courseway RIA “Novosti”. She also said that practices were selected “with the requirements of the ability to replicate them, describing how ready methods.” The ceremony of awarding the winners of the contest will be held on Wednesday, February 14. About the competition was announced on January 16. It includes five main categories: mentoring at work, mentoring in business and entrepreneurship, mentoring in the social sphere, as well as mentoring in education and sectarian movement.
Foreign Minister of Netherlands, lied about the meeting with Putin, resigned MOSCOW, February 13 — RIA Novosti. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Halbe Zijlstra confessed to lying about the meeting with Vladimir Putin, resigned, reports the Telegraaf. It’s a decision he made on the eve of talks with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. In the foreign Ministry reported that waiting for the arrival of the Dutch Minister and no changes from the Russian side. What lied to the Minister of foreign Affairs In an interview with Volkskrant Zijlstra admitted that his story about how he attended the meeting with the Russian President at his dacha in 2006, were untrue. According to him, he went for deception to protect the real participant of this meeting, who shared with him information about what Putin allegedly called Belarus, Ukraine, Baltic States and Kazakhstan parts of the “great Russia”. Starting in