© SANA via AP MOSCOW, April 17. /TASS/. The humanitarian operation to evacuate civilians, militants and members of their families from Eastern ghouta completed, said the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria (part of Ministry of defence) the General-the major Yury Evtushenko. According to him, representatives of the Center participated in the meeting of the national antiterrorist Committee of Syria. “The meeting summed up the results of the recently completed unique and unprecedented in scale humanitarian operation to evacuate civilians, militants and members of their families from the enclave,” said the General.
Gостоянный representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia © AP Photo/Julie Jacobson UN, April 18. /TASS/. Russia is actively working to restore the suburbs of Damascus – East ghouta, however, that other States have provided aid, said permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vassily Nebenzia at the meeting of the Security Council.
LONDON, April 17. /TASS/. Britain the destruction of important evidence in the case of poisoning ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia is covering his tracks staged provocations against Russia. This is stated in a statement on Tuesday, the message of the Russian Embassy in London, which commented on the announcement by the British authorities began cleaning up the places in Salisbury, related to the incident. The Embassy concluded that “the so-called disinfection, which will include “burning potentially infected subjects”, in fact, is the line element on the destruction of important and valuable physical evidence, of course, if you have something to prove.”
The tourists: five sites under threat The Philippines and Thailand this year announced the closure of “prevention” of several resorts, is incredibly popular with tourists. First, Thailand announced that tourists should relax beach Maya Bay, which became famous after the movie “the Beach” with Leonardo di Caprio in 2000. Later, the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte announced that in late April, the Boracay island will be closed to visitors for six months. Island due to the large flow of tourists, according to Duterte, has become a “cesspool”. But that’s not all. A number of European cities, including Venice and Dubrovnik and also the Isle of Skye in Scotland have complained that barely survive in the invasion of tourists. In 2017, the authorities of Barcelona has taken a number of steps to limit the growth in the number of hotels and apartments, which are rented for a short time to
Media called American warships “floating pile of garbage” MOSCOW, April 17 — RIA Novosti. The American littoral combat ship “Freedom” and “Independence” were “floating trash piles,” writes Task & Purpose. “After they had spent 16 years and billions of dollars, the U.S. Navy apparently finally admitted that the program littoral combat ship LCS is an absolute failure,” the article says. In addition, new vessels are not fit for military operations. In 2014, the U.S. was forced to reduce the order ships LCS because of the uncertainty in their effectiveness, and existing court are constantly in maintenance and improvements. As reported in Naval Institute the U.S. Navy in 2018, the American sailors will not be able to deploy any one of the littoral ship. As obvious shortcomings of the LCS mentions the deficit elements of the combat system — in particular, radar system. “None of the modifications to the LCS will
Scientists have uncovered the secret of the slope To be dark is not cool. The results of the study of psychologists from the University of Arizona, Texas A&M University (USA) and University of Chile (Chile) published in the journal of Consumer Psychology. It is considered that in order for people to think you’re cool, the face should not Express any emotions. Caleb Warren (Caleb Warren) and his colleagues decided to test whether there is a relationship between the expressionless face and the perception of the person as cool. They conducted a series of experiments in which participants were shown samples of print advertising different brands of clothing. In this model either smiled, or kept a straight face. Models were the “stars” and ordinary people. Participants had to rate the “coolness” models on a scale of one to seven. We found that over and over again smiling people were perceived as
One of the Vice presidents of Russian Railways was fired after the Prosecutor General’s audit MOSCOW, April 17 — RIA Novosti. One of the Vice presidents of Russian Railways, was dismissed after verification of the General Prosecutor’s office, during which it became clear that the top Manager of the company has entered into contracts with a commercial structure for the enrichment of his sons, says the report of the Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Chaika to the Federation Council. As noted in the text of the report about the General Prosecutor’s office said the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “During the inspection of law enforcement on combating corruption in JSC “Russian Railways” established that one of the Vice-presidents of the society personally took decisions related to contracts with a commercial organization, in order to enrich their sons as members of the Board of Directors of this organization and its ultimate beneficiaries.
The Prosecutor General’s office has requested the arrest of Bank accounts of Russians abroad to 1.3 billion euros Moscow. April 17. INTERFAX.RU. The Prosecutor General’s office of Russia has sent to several countries, requests for seizure of the Bank accounts of suspects of Russians, which provides the vehicle a total of 1.3 billion euros. “In 2017, the competent authorities of foreign States additionally sent requests for seizure of cash in banks of Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Singapore, the cook Islands, totaling 1.3 billion euros, and at three of the immovable property and movable property in France and Spain”, — stated in the annual report of Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika sent to the Federation Council. As noted by the attorney General, “for the first time, the judicial authorities of France granted the request on confiscation in favour of Russia two real estate objects with a total value of 200 million euros (to date
In Salisbury complete the clean-up of contaminated toxic places LONDON, April 17 — RIA Novosti, Denis Voroshilov. In the town of Salisbury completed work on cleaning up the places where have been found traces of the toxic substance after the incident with the ex-GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, is told in received RIA Novosti news Agency the joint statement of several British ministries. “The cleaning work was started after an attack involving nerve agents in order to return contaminated sites (cities) for safe operation of residents and guests. The transmission (closed during the investigation) plots from the investigation group to restore. Among these sites, the Maltings pub, restaurant Zizzi and a complex compound of Ashley Wood. A total of nine plots, three of which are located in the city centre, was identified as having a special cleaning”, — is spoken in the statement signed by, in particular,
Media: Russian sailors prevented the British submarine to fire at Syria MOSCOW, April 17 — RIA Novosti. Russian submarines did not allow a British submarine to take part in the operation against Syria. This became known to The Times. According to the newspaper, the British Astute class submarine armed with cruise missiles, was forced to maneuver in a confrontation with one or two Russian submarines, which the West calls “Black holes” for noise reduction. They were released from the Syrian Tartus class submarines “Kilo”. British sailors also had to swim away from two Russian frigates and anti-submarine aircraft. In this regard, the submarine could not approach close enough to strike at Syria. In the few days before the submarine tried to act in such a way that it is not found. The diverse forces According to the former commander of the Baltic fleet Admiral Vladimir Valuev, it was a properly