French scientists found traces of the accident at the “Fukushima” in Californian wine MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. The accident at the nuclear plant in Japanese Fukushima Prefecture seven years ago has led to increasing levels of radioactive particles in wine from California, according to a study of the leading scientists of the French national institution — the National centre for scientific research (CNRS). Researchers Michael Polikoff, Christine Marquet and Philippe Hubert examined a series of California red and rose wines produced from grapes harvested in 2009-2012. The researchers used the method of low background gamma-spectrometry, for measuring the amount of radioactive particles, the samples had to “turn to ashes”. The analysis showed the presence in the samples of cesium-137, or radiocaesium, man-made isotope produced mainly in fission in nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. In wine produced after the accident at NPP in 2011, scientists have documented increasing levels
Where is the famous bamboo tunnel (photo) Japan is a country of contrasts. Here you can find the most populous and high-tech cities and amazing natural landscapes. One hundred protected main attractions of Japan is the Sagano bamboo grove located in the tourist area of Arashiyama (Arashiyama) in Kyoto. Publication of Kapil’s (@lenskap) 23 May 2018 at 7:58 am PDT During the download an error has occurred. The highlight of this Park is a picturesque tunnel, passing through the exotic forest of tall trees, fenced in fallen bamboo stalks. The road attracts thousands of tourists, and no wonder. Evergreen trees don’t just look fabulous — the wind blows they also emit melodious sounds. By the way, near the groves are located, and other well-known sights: Buddhist temple complex Tenryu-Ji Shigetsu, Togetsukyo bridge, monkey Park Iwatayama, as well as traditional huts and small temples. Publication from Bee (@nicyfreek) July 15, 2018
The Director of “Guardians of the Galaxy” fired over tweets of a decade ago Moscow. July 21. INTERFAX.RU — Director James Gunn, who directed both parts of “Guardians of the Galaxy” and worked on their sequel, fired for offensive tweets made in 2008 and 2009, wrote on Friday to The Hollywood Reporter. The Disney Studio decided to terminate the contract with Gunn after the online publication The Daily Caller remembered the Director his sarcastic entry on the topic of pedophilia, rape and terrorism. The publication was picked up by users of social networks. On Thursday, Gunn posted a tweet in which he said that ten years ago saw themselves in the role of provocateur in movies and in life, but now it has become a totally different person. He apologized to those whom I may have offended by his jokes, calling them stupid and inappropriate. However, on Friday, the Chairman
US coalition launched strikes on civilians in Syria MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. Aircraft of the international coalition headed by the USA attacked civilians in the settlement of es-Susa in the province of Deir ez-Zor in Eastern Syria have killed and wounded, reports of the Syrian national Agency SANA, citing local sources. “The international coalition aircraft launched an airstrike on a group of civilians fleeing from the city of es-Susa in the suburb of Abu-Kemal towards the desert of the made at random aviable coalition and attack terrorists group ISIS* controlling settlement that resulted in many dead and injured among them (civilians — ed.)” — quotes Agency the words of the sources. The Russian foreign Ministry has repeatedly stated that the actions in Syria, the U.S. and the international coalition conducted without the consent of and coordination with the official Damascus and the UN security Council resolution. * A
“Public verdict”: employee of the Yaroslavl colony detained on charges of torture In Yaroslavl region the employee of a corrective colony № 1 Maxim Yablokov was detained on the case of torture of a prisoner, the human rights Fund “Public verdict”. “We are told that the arrests of the defendants in the torture video from the colony room 1 of Yaroslavl. Maxim Yablokov was released from prison in handcuffs”, — stated in the message of the Fund in Facebook. Recall, June 20, lawyers for the Fund “Public verdict” has distributed a video in which 15 men in blue camouflage uniforms ten minutes beaten with rubber batons prisoner. According to lawyers, this happened on 29 June 2017 in IK-1 in the Yaroslavl region. The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case about excess of powers of office with application of violence. See also: Torture hit the line The Federal penitentiary
The security service checked out trump presented to Putin the ball MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. US secret service checked a soccer ball, a gift from the President of the United States Donald Trump Russian leader Vladimir Putin during the summit in Helsinki, writes AP. Representatives of the security service of trump noted that all the President gifts to the test. According to the head of National intelligence Daniel Coates, “the ball was investigated very carefully”. Putin and trump met in Helsinki on 16 July. The presidents discussed the prospects of bilateral relations and topical international issues. During a joint press conference after the issue of the situation in Syria, the Russian President gave Trump ball in a sign that the initiative of the Syrian settlement is on the US side. The American leader gave the gift to the wife Melani, saying that he will go to his son
In the Scenarios assessed the reaction of the Pentagon at the invitation of Putin in USA MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. Senator Alexei Pushkov commented on the reaction of the Pentagon on the decision of the President of the United States Donald trump to invite Russian leader Vladimir Putin in the United States. On Saturday, Deputy Minister of defense John Rood supported the decision of trump, calling him “quite normal and practical.” At the same Ores stressed that Russia plays a significant role in international politics. Trump noted that looking forward to new meetings with Putin. The American President intends to discuss with Russian counterpart a number of topics, among which he named the fight against terrorism, security, Israel, nuclear proliferation, problem of cyber security, economic ties of the two countries, the situation in Ukraine and the middle East and North Korea.
British media have compared price, length, and luxury planes trump and Putin Journalists compared the Mirror plane of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Il-96, where he arrived in Helsinki for a meeting with the President of the United States Donald trump and the plane of the American leader — a modified Boeing 747−200B. 8фотографий8фотографий8фотографий The maximum speed of the aircraft trump also exceeds the speed of the Il-96 — 1000 miles an hour against about 900 kilometers per hour. Length of the Russian plane is 65 meters, while the length of the liner trump — 70 meters. The publication noted that Putin’s plane inferior to the airliner trump’s $500 million (the cost of AviaPort American leader is about a billion dollars). Thus, journalists noted that the inside of the plane of the Russian President was more luxurious, as unlike the American side there are a sports hall, a luxury bath and
Looks like the most famous meteorite crater in the world (photos) One time here, even trained astronauts. The crater, or Barringer Arizona meteor crater is perhaps one of the most famous places on the planet where you can see the consequences of collision of Earth with another celestial body. Publication from Joe Corrigan (@josephcorrigan) April 21, 2017 at 1:57 PDT During the download an error has occurred.A huge depression with a diameter of 1219 meters and a depth of 229 metres, was the result of a collision of our planet with an iron meteorite about 50 meters in diameter and weighing more than 300 thousand tons. It happened around 50 thousand years ago. This crater is one of the biggest on the planet, but because it is often removed in the scientific and documentary films, and in the 1960s, before sending to the moon are here to train NASA astronauts.
Orthodox Christians celebrate a feast in honor of the Kazan icon of the mother of God MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. Orthodox Christians on Saturday to celebrate the holiday in honor of the icon of the mother of God “Kazanskaya”, which is one of the most famous and revered images in Russia. The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on this day will celebrate the divine Liturgy at the representation Church of the Pokrovsky convent — the Kazan temple in the village of Markovo in the suburbs. According to legend, shortly after the capture of the Kazan khanate by Ivan the Terrible in 1579 after a fire destroyed part of the city, the girl, the Matron saw in a dream the mother of God, who had ordered to dig out her icon from the ashes, and 21 July in a specified location at a depth of about a