Internet memes are under threat: they can kill the defenders of copyright Memes, remixes and other user-generated content can disappear from the Internet if they adopted the proposed EU amendments to the copyright law, experts warn. Human rights activists actively protest against the Directive on copyright, which voting must pass the European Parliament later this month. According to the authors, this document is supposed to protect copyright holders in the Internet age. However, according to critics, the new law did not take into account how people actually interact with web content and can be a tool of censorship. Directive copyright is an attempt to change the status of copyright on the Internet, in particular, to balance the relations between copyright holders and online platforms. Article 13 stipulates that the administration of online platforms — including social networks — should take steps to ensure the functioning of the agreements with rights
How to go on vacation and not spend all the money How not to overpay for tours and tickets, to preserve the health, savings and credit card. The holiday season has started. The Deputy Director of the National center for financial literacy, project expert of the Ministry of Finance “support to improving the financial literacy of the population,” Sergey Makarov gives advice on how to prepare for summer vacation. Relax on your Do not use for travel credit, to upon arrival do not pay the debts. And do not use travel credit cards. In addition, it is better to plan for expenses so that after the release of the holiday not to wait for payday like manna from heaven, and borrow money from colleagues or, quite risky for your personal budget, apply to microfinance institutions. Do not pay with your salary card On vacation it is better to limit their
The Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov © Alexei Nikolsky/press service of the Russian President/TASS MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. The Moscow regional branch of political party “United Russia” following the results of the primaries have nominated incumbent Governor of the Moscow region as a candidate for the post of head of the region, the correspondent of TASS. “In the ballots was made five candidates. The results were as follows: Roman Volodin – eight votes, Vorobiev Andrey – 199 votes, Valentina Kabanova – 15 votes, Lysenko Alexander – seven votes, Tolmachev Alexander – three votes. The results of the voting are invited to nominate a candidate of the Moscow regional branch of the party “United Russia” Vorobyov Andrei Yurevich, who scored the results of the secret ballot the majority of votes”, – said the Chairman of the audit Committee Alexander Kostomarov.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova believes that the British authorities cynically mislead its population against Russia. So diplomat commented the statements of the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Moscow, Lori Bristow about the absence of Russophobia in the country. “The British Ambassador to Russia said, “don’t know no Russophobia in great Britain”, – Zakharov wrote on Saturday in Facebook. – This is a direct quote. Here is the answer to your numerous questions, “are you so cynical to mislead?”: “I know of no”.
© Alexei Druzhinin/press-service of the Russian President/TASS MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has demanded the immediate release of detainees in Ukraine Russian journalists. “Special attention is paid to humanitarian issues, including exchange of detained persons. Vladimir Putin stressed the need for the immediate release of Russian journalists arrested in Ukraine”, – said the press service of the Kremlin after a telephone conversation between the leaders. “Agreement was reached on the visit of the authorized on human rights in both countries of Russian citizens detained in Ukraine, and Ukrainian – in Russia”, – said the press service. The Case Of Wyszynski The security service of Ukraine on may 15 held a large-scale operation against members of the Agency “RIA Novosti Ukraine”, the Central office in Kiev, his press center and in the apartments of several of the journalists were
Burned the Bank of France artist Pavlensky left under indefinite arrest The investigator in the case of the artist Peter Pavlensky who staged the arson of the building of the Bank of France in Paris, indefinitely extended the term of arrest of the accused. This friend of actionist Xenia Oxman announced in Facebook on Saturday, June 9. According to Oxman, Pavlensky is “in good physical shape, cheerful”. He will remain in custody until his trial. The artist was detained in Paris after he set fire to the entrance of the building of the Paris branch of the Bank in October 2017. Pavlensky explained his action the desire to start a world revolution. Actionist left Russia in mid-January 2017, saying that he was going to blame the violent acts of a sexual nature.
Peskov confirmed that Putin and trump discussed a possible meeting in Vienna QINGDAO (China), 9 Jun — RIA Novosti. The presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump during a recent telephone conversation discussed that Vienna might become the venue of the bilateral meeting, said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. “Often considered a different city that may be suitable for the meeting of the two presidents. You know that the very necessity of such a meeting both presidents discussed in the last telephone conversation. Including that Vienna could become the city”, — said Peskov told reporters. However, according to him, “any specific arrangements, any specific understanding of any particular comment at this time is not conducted.” “That is, in this regard, nothing has changed,” he added. Answering the question discussed is whether Putin at the talks with Federal Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurtz, the possibility of
Zakharchenko called the overall goal of the DNI and LC MOSCOW, 9 Aug — RIA Novosti. The overall objective of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics — to take territory that they believe is theirs. In an interview with RT said the head of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko. “As soon as we succeed, we will think further how to live — alone or with Confederation, maybe it will be a merger or integration. And on what terms it will all be organized,” — said Zakharchenko. Chapter DND added that the two republics will always come to each other for help: both General policy and common problems. Previously Zakharchenko said that the settlement of the situation in the Donbas should be a direct dialogue of Kiev with the self-proclaimed republics. He also noted that militia units fully comply with the agreement may not be moving in the neutral zone at the
“What are you playing at with the budget?”: Magadan officials excoriated MOSCOW, 9 Aug — RIA Novosti. Acting Magadan oblast Governor Sergey Nosov chastised members of the regional government for the budget problems, local media reported. At the meeting of the noses in a rigid form expressed about the state budget, which documents were balanced, but the means, according to the acting head of the Kolyma river, disappeared. “What are you planning with a budget deficit? You what the problem was plastered over? Look where you want. As the budget received the money and find”, — the official was indignant. During the download an error has occurred. The meeting discussed the shortfall in the number of issues: poor condition of roads, lack of medicines in hospitals. In addition, the indicated and other problems, in particular, to stand idle expensive equipment in the oncologic dispensary and the likely failure of the
In the Ekaterinburg zoo were born five cubs EKATERINBURG, 8 Jun — RIA Novosti. Five African lion cubs were born at the Yekaterinburg zoo a couple of lions Ernie and Emma, this is the first such a large offspring in the zoo for the last time, said on Friday at the zoo. “At the Yekaterinburg zoo addition the couple of African lions. Five cubs were born 12 may have a pair of Ernie and Emma. This is the first such large offspring in the zoo for the last time. For a month the female showed kids and hid them in the shelter, and offspring came out of his house”, — stated in the message. According to representatives of the zoo, while the cubs feed on mother’s milk, kept closer to the female and hide in case of danger. “Emma feels good, you’ll be a good appetite for milk in her