Reuters: the number of victims in Iran after the earthquake has risen to 75 MOSCOW, January 7. /TASS/ — an Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded on Sunday on the Iranian-Iraqi border. The number of injured in Iran earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 recorded on Sunday on the Iranian-Iraqi border, has increased to 75 people. This was reported by Reuters. According to him, for medical help after the earthquake turned 75. One victim was hospitalized. European-Mediterranean seismological centre, on Sunday recorded the earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 on the Iran-Iraq border 85 km to the Northwest of the Iranian city of Ilam and 142 km North-East of Baghdad. The focus lies at a depth of 15 km.
Trump spoke about the new wall on the border with Mexico The President of the United States Donald trump announced that the wall on the border with Mexico will be built of steel instead of concrete as originally planned. About this he wrote in Twitter account. 15фотографий15фотографий15фотографий According to the American leader, Vice-President Mike Pence and the group had a productive budget meeting with the representatives of the democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. During negotiations, the parties discussed various details of border security. And now we plan to build a steel wall, not concrete. It is stronger and will be less evident. A good decision, and made in the USA. In December 2018, the U.S. leader said that the United States will completely close the southern border, if not funds will be allocated for the construction of the wall against migrants. According to him, the financing of the
Geir Pedersen will be appointed the special envoy of the UN Secretary General on Syria Moscow. January 7. INTERFAX.RU — the Norwegian Ambassador Geir Pedersen on Monday takes office as the special envoy of the UN Secretary General on Syria. Pedersen was appointed to the post of UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, on 31 October 2018, after predecessor Geir Pedersen — Staffan de Mistura — has announced his retirement. Guterres noted that “Mr. Pedersen will support the parties in Syria, contributing to a comprehensive and credible political solution that meets the democratic aspirations of the Syrian people.” Shortly before the resignation, Staffan de Mistura, called the Pedersen superb specialist. Geir Pedersen held the position of special envoy of Norway to the UN from 2012 to 2017. In 2017, he was appointed Ambassador of his country in China. Italian diplomat Staffan de Mistura, who held the post of UN special envoy on
In the Federation Council commented on the new publication of the British media in Salisbury MOSCOW, 6 Jan — RIA Novosti. Member of the Federation Council Committee on defense Franz Klintsevich called “complete nonsense” a new publication of the British media on poisoning in Salisbury. 15фотографий15фотографий15фотографий Previously, the newspaper the Telegraph, citing sources, reported that British authorities have revealed the details of the plan “for the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal”. Complete nonsense. And what concerns the so-called case Skripal, and everything else. We just asked for any proof of our involvement in this matter — in response to a single fact, but only falsely charges.Franz Klintsevich of the Federation Council Committee on defense As for made in the British publication claims that the relevant services of the UK’s well-known personalities of the majority of GRU officers who had gone abroad on a secret mission, they are, says the Russian
Patriarch Kirill congratulated the viewers with Christmas MOSCOW, 7 Feb — RIA Novosti. The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on the day of the Nativity appealed on television to all believers of the Russian Orthodox Church and urged them to dedicate this celebration of good deeds. “Coming into the world of God is not accidental. He wants to tell us something very important. Human society has always been built on the principles of separation: lucky and unlucky, happy or sad, smart and limited living in abundance and in need. We Christians understand that all the imperfection of the world is the consequence of sin, so we must fight not only with external cause of this disease, as with the internal its manifestations,” — said the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church. During the download an error has occurred. He recalled that next to each person today, there are
FSIN denied the heritage of the Gulag In Russia today there is no heritage of the Main Directorate of camps (GULAG), so to compare the Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) to its predecessor is incorrect. About it the Deputy Director of Department Valery Maksimenko has told in interview to “Interfax”. In his opinion, the GULAG is a “mass violation of human rights, mass repression, unjust sentences, executions, torture, extract testimony” that does not correspond to today’s reality. He noted that “those days are long gone”. Maksimenko has noted that the beating of prisoners in the colonies is not due to the system, and with the “lack of brains” have specific workers who do not want to work or don’t have enough patience. FSIN uncompromising dismiss such employees, he said. In October it became known that FSIN does not mention the Day of memory of victims of political repression,
The Russians, who won by 500 million rubles in the lottery, not made contact MOSCOW, 6 Jan — RIA Novosti. Residents of the Sverdlovsk region and St. Petersburg, who won the 500 million rubles in the Christmas lottery, still has not turned up, reported the press service of “Stoloto”. Operational Director for marketing at JSC “TC “Centre” Barbara Bacanovic told me that sometimes the winners may not emerge for weeks. “We assume that people are worried, can’t believe what happened,” said the Director. According to her, the lucky ones might simply forget to check tickets or to go on a journey. The organizers of the lottery winners are advised to contact the organizers to get the win. It is noted that the gain is awaiting its owner at least three and a half years — the winners will receive the full amount of the winnings and then pay income tax
The Russians started a stampede for the free candy The Kursk edition of Media City published in “Vkontakte” the video giving away free Christmas gifts. In two days the video has received over 330 thousand views. During the download an error has occurred. The footage captured by the townspeople, crowding around the cars where they give out sweets. Heard screaming and a child crying, one of the women called on others to release the child. The organizers asked for people willing to line up and promised gifts for everyone. Tried to go the queue was actively pushed. One of the pensioners, having received the gift, complained about the organization: “It is, it’s terrible. Crushed. What pass?! I’ll report on the Internet”. Another, learning about what is happening in the crowd, crossed himself, and cried unto the Lord and complained about mass madness.
Large landing ship of the US Navy entered the Black sea Moscow. January 6. INTERFAX.RU American landing ship dock “Fort McHenry” (USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43)) on Sunday at 21:10 GMT, after passing the Bosphorus, entered the Black sea, reported “Interfax” informed sources. With the passage of the Strait in accordance with the applicable rules, he was accompanied by Turkish coast guard boat. Earlier on Sunday the command of the 6th operational fleet of the U.S. Navy reported that the landing ship “Fort McHenry” sent to the Black sea. “Transit “Fort McHenry” in the Black sea reaffirms our collective resolve to ensure the security of the Black sea and strengthens our strong relationship with our NATO allies and partners in the region, — said the commander of 6th operational fleet of the U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Lisa Franchetti. Our routine operations in the Black sea also demonstrate the inherent flexibility