In the United States have perpetuated the memory of slavery and lynching In Montgomery (Alabama) under the open sky opened heritage Museum. The exposition dedicated to the history of the slave trade and lynching. The Museum housed items from metal, retaining fragments of the life of slaves. All pieces are made in human growth. Near the open area organized a memorial for peace and justice. Here on 800 plates embossed with the names of people and dates of their deaths — the organizers found evidence of the life and death of 4.4 thousand former slaves. Museum and monuments create a public organization for private donations. Just managed to collect more than $20 million, according to NBC News.
Died one of the founders of the Burning Man festival Larry Harvey TASS, April 29. The founder of the American arts festival Burning Man (“Burning man”), artist and activist Larry Harvey died in San Francisco on Saturday. This was reported on the website of the festival. “The Creator of our festival and our friend Larry Harvey died,” — said in a statement the team of the festival. There’s also clarifies that Harvey, who was 70 years old, survived a massive stroke April 4, but was not able to fully recover. Larry Harvey, the founder and leader of Burning Man, dies in San Francisco. https://t.co/fCo0cMN2py — San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) 28 APR 2018 The Burning Man festival, annually since 1986, is in the desert of black Rock in Nevada for eight days. It is dedicated to contemporary art and creative expression. At the end of the festival the organizers of the
All over the world celebrate the birthday of the “father of modern ballet” Today, April 29th marks international dance day. As conceived by the initiators, the festival aims to unite all areas of dance, as well as be the reason for honoring this art form and its ability to overcome all political, cultural, and ethnic boundaries. International day of dance, started celebrating since 1982 on the initiative of the International dance Council of UNESCO. The date for the holiday was chosen the birthday of the French choreographer, theorist and reformer of the ballet by Jean-Georges Noverre, who was born in 1727 and went down in history as the “father of modern ballet”. Initially, the ballet was part of the Opera only as a dance piece. Never first came to the idea of creating separate and independent from the Opera ballet. In their own innovative productions, he embodied the idea of
Times: bots from Russia through Twitter helped the British opposition leader Corbin LONDON, April 29. /TASS/. The Sunday Times spoke Sunday with the statement that “Russian bots” actively tried to influence through Twitter on the results held in June last year, early elections in the UK, providing support to the leader of the opposition labour party Jeremy Corbin. To this conclusion came the British edition on the basis of the investigation, conducted jointly with the University of Swansea in Wales. As stated in the article, only the study failed to detect 6.5 million associated with Russian accounts on Twitter, where a few weeks before the elections, there was agitation for Corbin. As writes the edition, many of the accounts had profile female English names, but actually was ruled by bots. 9 out of 10 messages distributed through these accounts was in support of the leader of the opposition, in the
Trump said that the US is “not playing games” with the DPRK WASHINGTON, April 29 — RIA Novosti. American President Donald trump said that the US is “not playing games” with the DPRK, and a meeting with the leader of this country Kim Jong-UN must be held within three to four weeks. According to him, currently in North Korea, “there is a lot of good things.” “We’re not playing games,” said the US President, speaking at a rally in Michigan. Trump said that three or four months ago, his critics said that the US action against North Korea might lead to nuclear war. “No, by force, we will avoid it,” he added. The American leader also said that his meeting with Kim Jong-UN needs to take place in “three or four weeks.” On Friday, Kim Jong-UN was found in the demilitarized zone with South Korean President mun Jae-Another, becoming the
Official Tbilisi said the lack of confrontation between the peoples of Georgia and Russia TBILISI, April 29. /TASS/. The government of Georgia, commenting on the theme of relations with Russia, noted the lack of confrontation between the two peoples. This is stated in the statement of the press service of the government, released Saturday by the Public television of the country. “In conditions when Georgia visits per year to 1.5 million tourists from Russia was not a single incident on ethnic grounds”, — said in a statement. As the document says, “during the meeting with [Belarusian President Alexander] Lukashenko in March this year, [Prime Minister George] Kvirikashvili touched upon Georgian-Russian relations and noted that the peoples of the two countries, there is no confrontation.” It clarifies the press service, the Prime Minister of the country at the same time stressed that “the normalization of relations with Russia is possible on
Died British Director Michael Anderson, who directed “Around the world in 80 days” MOSCOW, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. British Director Michael Anderson, best known for his work on the film “Around the world in 80 days” and “Flight of Logan” has died in Canada at the age of 98 years, said the publication the Wrap, citing a representative of the family of the Director. According to the newspaper, Anderson died at his home from heart disease on Wednesday, April 25. As the publication Deadline, the determining factor in the career of the Director was the film “Around the world in 80 days” in 1956, based on the novel by French writer Jules Verne. The film received five “Oscars” and other awards. Michael Anderson, ‘Logan’s Run’ director, dies at 98 https://t.co/PAEubi0YSY — Variety (@Variety) on 28 April 2018 Among the most famous films Anderson also tape 1955’s “the dam Busters”
Bill gates will invest $ 12 million to develop flu vaccines WASHINGTON, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. The founder of IT company Microsoft, one of the world’s richest people bill gates will donate $ 12 million to develop universal flu vaccines, writes the Hill. It is reported that the billionaire announced the creation of a research Fund in his speech at the annual meeting of the Medical community of Massachusetts. “Today we are launching 12-million project for the Grand Challenge (Great Challenge) in partnership with the Page family to accelerate the development of a universal flu vaccine. The aim is to encourage bold thinking of the best scientists in the world in all disciplines, including the new region,” said gates.
From the Swedish Academy gets another writer STOCKHOLM, 28 APR — news, Lyudmila Bozhko. Writer and playwright, member of the Swedish Academy in 2016 Sarah Stridsberg announced the resignation from the institution on the background associated with the harassment of the crisis, informs the Swedish Academy. The Academy is known outside the country being awarded the Nobel prize for literature. “The Swedish Academy would like to inform that on April 27 Sarah Stridsberg reported the desire to leave his post of member (of the Academy),” — said in a press release published by the Academy on Saturday. According to Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter today about the official release from the Academy said four of the writer — Sarah Stridsberg, Lotte Lotas, Kerstin Ekman and Klas Ostergren. Statement Stridsberg appeared on the background of the crisis that arose in the Academy after revelations of sexual harassment #metoo. According to Swedish media,
© Ilya Dmitriev/TASS LONDON, April 29. /TASS/. Embassy of the Russian Federation called information spreading investigation of the British newspaper the Sunday Times about the influence of the “Russian bots” to the result of June last year, early elections in the UK. This was the Russian Embassy said on Sunday in a communiqué posted on its website.