© Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS./ Russian President Vladimir Putin at the enlarged meeting of the Collegium of the Prosecutor General congratulated on the last birthday of his adviser and former head of the Supreme arbitration court of Russia Veniamin Yakovlev, noting his service to the country. Yakovlev, February 12, turned 86 years old.
© Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS./ The fight against corruption in Russia will receive the necessary political support, said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at the expanded Board of the Prosecutor General. He stressed that this direction must act with “utmost decisiveness”. The head of state demanded that the Prosecutor General’s office to respond immediately to delays in the payment of wages and other violations of labor and social rights of citizens. He called one of the key objectives of the controls in place over pricing in the sphere of housing and communal services. The President proposed to consider the decriminalization of several economic crimes and pointed to the need to prevent any attempts of pressure on business. Addressing the meeting, Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika has summed up results of activity in the past year and told about plans for the coming period, highlighting such areas as
Scientists have recognized yogurt healthy heart and blood vessels MOSCOW, 15 Feb — RIA Novosti. Eating even small amounts of yoghurt is extremely beneficial for the health of the cardiovascular system, lowering the likelihood of developing a heart attack or stroke by about 17 to 21%, doctors say in an article published in the American Journal of Hypertension. “We have long thought that long-term consumption of yogurt can reduce the chance of getting diseases of the cardiovascular system, as similar effects were discovered from some other dairy products. We have shown that this is true, of observing a very large number of men and women with high blood pressure, for whose life we followed in some cases for more than 30 years,” says Justin Buendia from Boston University (USA). NewsTo lose weight, you have to slowly chew Today most scientists believe that diet and certain foods have a strong influence
Blogger-traveler told how misfortune forced him to live the best year of my life Internet entrepreneur and web journalist Jacob Laukaitis told how changed his life after a terrible crash in 2016 and 2017 the best in my life. At the end of 2016, I was hit by a drunk driver in Thailand, I had plastic surgery, which lasted four hours and cost more than $10 000, but in the end it saved my life.Jacob Laukaitis According to the young man lying in a hospital bed, he realized that the accident is one of the best things that could happen to him because it made him realize how short and beautiful life. I need to live every day of my life, as if it were your last. So as soon as I left the hospital, I decided to maximize every day… and that made 2017 best year of my life.Jacob
A letter to researchers from a neighbor FANO responded to the appeal of scientists to the President. Four hundred Russian scientists that sent Vladimir Putin an open letter about the catastrophic state of the domestic science, waited for the answer. As it turned out, their appeal was forwarded to FANO, which complained to the head of state researchers. In document 12 sheets the Agency has assured that doing everything possible to “maintain a high potential of Russian science”, and encouraged scientists to engage in constructive dialogue. Influential academic “Club July 1,” called explanations FANO “large scale deception” and recalled that scientists have turned to another recipient. A group of 400 well-known Russian scientists sent an open letter to Vladimir Putin in the end of 2017. The authors stated that “the vast majority of the academic body” complained the reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In their opinion, the reform
The pilots were arguing before the crash Deciphered the cockpit voice recorder of the crashed An-148. 33фотографии33фотографии33фотографии Investigators TFR, investigating criminal case about the catastrophe on 11 February in Moscow suburbs the plane An-148, the victims of which became 71 persons, has attached to it the data is parametric and voice recorders. The transcript records the latter suggests that, faced with different rates of speed in their displays, the pilots were fighting until the ship crashed into the ground. However, the accident occurred in a controlled flight. “In the course of a criminal investigation, are in production of investigators of the main Department for investigation of particularly important cases of the TFR, the data of specialists of the Interstate aviation Committee on the transcript of the testimony of the flight recorders of An-148 aircraft that crashed on February 11 in Moscow. Materials MAC attached to the criminal case and under
The British foreign Ministry accused Russia of organizing virus attack NotPetya The Ministry of foreign Affairs of great Britain has laid on Russia responsible for a cyber attack using a virus NotPetya held in June 2017, the statement said the Deputy head of the British foreign Minister, Tariq Ahmad, published on the website of the UK government. The British foreign office stated that the decision to publicly accuse Russia of cyber attack “underlines the fact that Britain and its allies will not tolerate malicious activity in information sphere”. The Ministry stressed that the national computer security Center in the UK, advising the authorities on the issue of cyberthreats, says that “the Russian military almost certainly responsible” for the cyber attack. The British foreign Ministry believe that the main purpose of the attack was “disorganization”, and emphasize that the attack was aimed at the financial, energy and government sector of Ukraine.
The state Duma in the second reading approved the draft proposal to raise the minimum wage from may 1 The state Duma has approved in the second reading the presidential bill on raising the minimum wage (SMIC) to a living wage. The deputies did not support the only amendment that came from the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky. It was proposed to raise the minimum wage to twenty thousand roubles. “You need to take to find funds. The sources sounded? Let’s analyze these sources. Let’s look for these tools… So you can finish the fact that this decision will not be made, and people will be left without the minimum wage, which is equal to subsistence level”, — commented on the initiative of the leader of LDPR speaker Vyacheslav Volodin. Last week the state Duma adopted the draft in the first reading. It was supported by all factions. The essence
Media: wounded in Syria, “Russian mercenaries” brought to the hospitals of Russia Coordinator of the unregistered party “the Other Russia” Alexander Averin has informed that the Russian citizens injured in the air strikes of the international coalition headed by the USA, were hospitalized and are in hospitals of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Averin said that it did not have the exact number of wounded. Earlier it became known that in Syria killed at least two Russian citizens who were not servicemen of the armed forces of Russia. Coordinator of the unregistered party “the Other Russia” Alexander Averin said that the wounded in Syria, the Russians delivered in medical institutions of Moscow and St. Petersburg in particular — “in [the neurosurgery center] Burdenko and [Institute of surgery] Vishnevsky”. Averina statement leads RIA “Novosti”. The exact number of victims of the air strikes of the international coalition led by the US, Russian
© Vladimir Smirnov/TASS SOCHI, February 15. /TASS./ “The Kremlin list” the United States is an internal American problem, it uses them to solve their problems. This was stated by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”. “As for the current topic with these lists, published or unpublished, it is largely an internal American problem: it’s the problem of the struggle of the American establishment with President trump, it is a problem of settling accounts between Democrats and Republicans is the issue of contradictions in the Republican part of the American elite. And this revolves around a Russian theme, with the help of which a significant portion of the American establishment solves its internal problems,” he said.