The Egyptian pyramids are forcing tourists to suffer MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. Travel companies and tour guides in Egypt complain of “discomfort and suffering” experienced by most tourists in the Pyramids area in Giza, according to ATOR. As the head of the Federation of chambers of tourism of Egypt, which brings together leading travel companies, Nora Ali, the majority of claims related to harassment by local traders who, despite severe penalties, continue their fishery at the inaction of the local police. Street “entrepreneurs” pursue guests for their route to the pyramids, making it difficult to take photos or simply enjoy the contemplation of the monument. According to Egyptian tour guides, often, to get rid of the obsessive sentences, tourists are forced to make unnecessary purchases. In addition, the area around the pyramids is not conducive to positive emotions of tourists: there are no toilets or other facilities where
Geneticists have discovered a unique gene that distinguish man from the monkeys MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. Genetics found in human DNA unique NOTCH2NL gene responsible for the unusually large size of our brain and unique structure of the cerebral cortex. His description was published in two papers in the journal Cell. “The two major human traits — the large size of the brain and delayed development of the nervous system inside the womb of the mother. Now we have managed to reveal molecular mechanisms of development and that and the other features of Homo sapiens, which, as it turned out, included at the earliest stages of brain development,” said David Haussler (David Haussler) from the University of California, Santa Cruz (USA). The genomes of humans and chimpanzees the same 99%, but our nervous systems are developing in completely different ways and suffer from different problems in old age.
Media: pearl “Sleeping lion”, sold in the Hague for $374 thousand LONDON, June 1. /TASS/. One of the largest in the world and the largest ever found in fresh water pearls “Sleeping lion”, which at one time was bought for the Russian Empress by Catherine II, went under the hammer for $374 thousand at auction Venduehuis. This was reported by the British broadcasting Corporation Bi-bi-si. According to the auctioneers, bidding jewel weighing in at 120 grams and a length of almost seven centimeters, resembling a sleeping lion, was conducted for the first time in 240 years. As experts suggest the pearl was formed in the first half of the XVIII century in China, perhaps in the pearl river, also known as Pearl river. Found around 1765, it was acquired by the economist United East India company Hendrik sander, who brought her to the Netherlands, despite the ban in the era
Russia’s envoy to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS TASS, 1 June. Western countries refused to promote the UN Security Council its draft resolution, which covers all three aspects of the Syrian settlement – the political process, humanitarian situation and the chemical disarmament of the country. This was stated to journalists on Friday, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia at a press conference on the occasion of the beginning of Russia’s presidency in the security Council.
In Georgia has begun to re-investigate the case about the murder of teenagers TBILISI, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. The Ministry of internal Affairs of Georgia has begun to re-investigate the case about the murder of teenagers during unrest in Tbilisi in December last year, said in a statement. “The purpose of the investigation was to establish the appropriate individuals who are always secretly trying to distort the facts (including examination results) and with the use of financial and other influences affect the result of the proceedings. There are solid suspicions that by doing so, they tried to destroy the version of the investigation and to prevent the criminal liability of certain persons”, — said in a statement, the interior Ministry published on the website. According to authorities, the day before it was questioned a few people. The Georgian interior Ministry promised to establish all persons who directly or indirectly
The customer of attempt at Babchenko wanted to flee to Italy, said in the GPU MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that the Ukrainian authorities had to detain an alleged customer of the assassination of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, since the attacker wanted to escape to Italy, told the tabloid Bild. 13фотографий13фотографий13фотографий “When a customer wanted to escape to Italy, we had to detain him”, — said Lutsenko in interview to the German edition. On Tuesday, the first media and then the government of Ukraine reported that the citizen of the Russian Federation Babchenko, who from 2017 worked on the TV channel ATR in Kiev, allegedly shot and killed in the stairwell of his house. However, the next day Babchenko appeared at the press conference of the security Service of Ukraine. As stated by the head of the Agency Vasyl Hrytsak,
A tourist fell from a hundred-meter mountain and survived MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. New Zealand rescuers helped the British, had fallen into a crevice in the mountain massif of Tongariro, reports Scoop Media. In the rescue service received a call from a frightened tourist, whose friend had slipped on the ridge and fell down. First, it was unknown whether the fallen girl, she did not respond to the screams. It turned out that she lost consciousness and when she awoke, she was able to summon friend. Left on ridge woman was lifted into the helicopter, the victim was given first aid, then she was taken to Rotorua for further treatment. The woman managed to survive after falling almost a hundred-meter height. Tongariro volcanic massif is located in the eponymous national Park, the oldest in New Zealand. On the slopes of volcanoes were shooting the trilogy “the Lord of
“Motorists are not a cash cow” To protest against the increase in gasoline prices joined in Omsk. A rally in Omsk against rising prices for fuel and lubricants (POL) were collected, according to organizers of the event, about 300 people. The protesters wrote a message for the direct line with Vladimir Putin with the requirement “to stop the tyranny in the country and lower fuel prices”. Also Change.org hawks began collecting signatures for a petition to the President of the Russian Federation with a proposal to set regulated prices at the pump. Today in Omsk held a rally against rising prices for fuel and lubricants (POL). The rally was held in Victory square, the rally was agreed with the authorities. It was organized by regional branch of party “the Apple” and public city Council. As told “Kommersant” the Chairman of Omsk “Yabloko” Tatiana Nagibina, the rally was attended by about
Metro in Venezuela was free due to the lack of paper In the Venezuelan capital Caracas travel on the metro was free due to the lack of a paper for the manufacture of tickets. About it reports Reuters. Authorities ordered the 53 stations of the Moscow metro to open turnstiles and pass passengers without tickets. According to the Agency, daily subway in Caracas are more than two million people. This measure is related to the cessation of deliveries to the country of raw materials for the production of equipment underground, including paper for making the tickets. “Go free because the tickets are not what to do,” said one of the employees of the metro. The authorities and management of the metro of Caracas officially the situation is not commented. Venezuela is at a tough economic crisis and forced to save on costs, including on the transport system. In August 2017,
The foreign Ministry responded to the request Wyszynski of assistance MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. Russia always provides assistance to its citizens, Moscow will act within the framework of legal standards, said Deputy official representative of Russian foreign Ministry, Artem Kozhin, commenting on a request by the head of RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky, who is accused by Kiev of treason. Informed Vyshinsky turned to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the request to take all necessary measures for his immediate release, and asked for protection. “The Russian side always provides assistance to its citizens, we, as you know, no one knows. Naturally, we will act within the framework of relevant international legal norms”, — the diplomat said at a briefing on Friday. “The situation itself, of course, regrettable. This is outrageous, when such things happen around the media. We hope for a corresponding reaction of specialized international