Russia has fallen to 48th in the Index of passports in the world

Russia has fallen to 48th in the Index of passports in the world Russia has retained 48 in posted January 8, the new Index of the passports of the world of consulting company Henley & Partners. Our citizens have visa-free entry in 119 countries of the world. Over the past year, the number of States where you can go to the Russians without visas, has increased by nine countries. First place in the rating was occupied by Japan. The citizens of the Country of the rising sun opened for visa-free entry 190 countries. One country less that Singapore and South Korea — they have divided among themselves the second place. “Bronze” of Germany and France (188 countries). The best result among former Soviet countries, Lithuania and Latvia (11 place in the rating) — the citizens of these Baltic States can visit without a visa for 180 countries. Worst — from

Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya indicted in the United States

Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya indicted in the United States WASHINGTON, Jan 8 — RIA Novosti. Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya accused of obstruction of justice in the United States. This is stated in the indictment. Veselnitskaya became famous thanks to the meeting with the leadership of the election headquarters of Donald trump in 2016, which the American media have linked the alleged “collusion trump with Russia.” The charges on December 20 and declassified in court records Tuesday, no concern of this meeting. We are talking about the case of alleged money laundering against the company Prevezon Holding. The indictment States that Veselnitskaya collaborated with the Russian Prosecutor’s office, which sent the court a response that is favourable to the accused. While Veselnitskaya belonged to the protection and, respectively, “cooperation with senior Russian Prosecutor” is “deliberate obstruction of justice,” reads the document. The presentation of the American prosecutors, in response, the Russian Prosecutor

Russia has banned the “dry alcohol.” The more dangerous it is

Russia has banned the “dry alcohol.” The more dangerous it is TASS-FILE. 8 January Russia comes into force a law banning the production and circulation of “dry alcohol.” Dry or alcohol powder is a special powder that can be used to obtain alcoholic beverages (dilution with water) or as flavorings in cocktails. History and method of creating “Dry alcohol” was first patented at the end of 1966 in Japan by Sato Food Industries. A similar patent was issued in the U.S. in March 1974 General Foods Corporation. The process of making the powder is to encapsulate (“gripe”) at the molecular level of alcohol in the tiny fraction using the derivatives of the starch — dextrins or molasses. The result is a dry substance in the form of a powder, which when diluted with water becomes the drink again. As a rule, is distributed in bags weighing about 30 g, which

The interior Ministry named the most popular among counterfeiters bill

The interior Ministry named the most popular among counterfeiters bill Pyatitysyachnyj bill is the most counterfeited in Russia. This was told in the press center of the interior Ministry. “The main object of attacks of counterfeiters in 2018 were banknotes of 5 thousand rubles,” — quoted by TASS. In just nine months 2018 withdrawn from circulation more 29.7 thousand fake coins and banknotes of Russia and other countries. Most of the crimes of article 186 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Manufacture, storage, transportation or sale of counterfeit money or securities”) registered in Moscow and the Moscow region. Among the leaders of St. Petersburg and Leningrad oblast and Krasnodar Krai. In July 2018, the Central Bank announced the first detection of counterfeit banknotes 2 thousand roubles received into circulation in October 2017. Started walking at the same 200-ruble banknote, according to the regulator, yet not fake.

After one video in the Network become a walking meme

After one video in the Network become a walking meme MOSCOW, January 8 — RIA Novosti, Irina Halecky. Heroes of the Internet are increasingly become actors, musicians and other celebrities, and ordinary people. One viral video and it’s in the bag. RIA Novosti has collected stories of those on whose head fell the sudden fame. “Please forgive me” In may of last year Muscovite islyam of Fry decided to “joke”: rose in the lobby of the metro employee Regardie and carried it a few meters. All this is filmed: the movie, where the Fry have enough men in uniform and laughs over a few days spread through all the major online communities. However, it soon became not to jokes. Malekova life divided into “before” and “after”. He told the correspondent of RIA Novosti, along with the popularity of the Network has amassed a lot of problems: because of this video

In Germany detained the suspect in the publication of personal data of hundreds of politicians

In Germany detained the suspect in the publication of personal data of hundreds of politicians Moscow. 8 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — German Police detained a man suspected in the publication on Twitter of personal data of German politicians and journalists. It was the 20-year-old resident of the state of Hesse, reports Der Spiegel. The name of the young man is not called. The police only said that he lives with his parents. According to investigators, the suspect is not affiliated with any foreign intelligence services. Before the arrest he managed to destroy your computer. It became known yesterday that the police searched an apartment in the city of Heilbronn, where the programmer, to communicate with the hacker suspected of involvement in the leak of personal data. Last week it became known that the personal data of hundreds of German politicians and some journalists were widespread in the Internet due to hacker

The UN is looking for a new home fled from Saudi Arabia girl

The UN is looking for a new home fled from Saudi Arabia girl The office of the UN high Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) is looking for a country that would grant asylum to 18-year-old Rahaf ALKANON, escaped from Saudi Arabia, according to Thai newspaper Khaosod. The girl claims that the home was subjected to “years of abuse” from his family. Rahaf ALKANON wanted to go to Australia, and last week a transit flight arrived in Bangkok. However, there her passport was taken by the staff of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. They said that the girl should return home. Rahaf ALKANON the escaped diplomats and barricaded himself in the transit area of the airport. Information on the girl spread across the social networks after she started a Twitter account and told his story. 8 January Rahaf ALKANON met with representatives of the UNHCR. The organization agreed to take the girl

It’s not worms! Ten strange desserts from around the world

It’s not worms! Ten strange desserts from around the world MOSCOW, 8 Jan — RIA Novosti. “Why throw away stale bread?” — apparently thought the Thrifty British housewife and served it for dessert. Asian cooks realized that Haute cuisine is no surprise, took on “low”. About strange desserts that you can try in different countries — in the material RIA Novosti. Ice cream from the Borodino bread (Russia) he returned to Russia, they eat ice cream from the Borodino bread pic.twitter.com/GS3gATYqAh — MORSKAYA (@seafreshness) 25 Aug 2016 Beloved by many Russians Borodino bread decided to use ice cream. But it’s not a traditional kitchen, but rather molecular. You can prepare at home: crumb rye bread, caraway, coriander. There are recipes that combines Russian and British ingredients. For example, ice cream from the Borodino bread and English dark stout. Pudding of bread with butter (UK) The basis of this delicious, traditional

The thing is — archive. The most scandalous unsolved theft in the USSR and Russia

The thing is — archive. The most scandalous unsolved theft in the USSR and Russia MOSCOW, January 8 — RIA Novosti, Victor Zvantsev. Some thieves are so carefully plan the crime, that does not leave anything, no matter whether we are talking about an armed robbery of collectors or the theft of paintings from the Hermitage. Preparing for the “case” can take several months, and the hijack last for a couple of minutes. However, as the investigators say, find all, just not all at once. RIA Novosti tells about the heists, while remaining undisclosed. Theft from the Hermitage A painting by French artist Jean Gerome, “pool in a harem” worth half a million Euro was stolen from the Hermitage in March 2001. The offender took advantage of the fact that the hall was not the tour guides, and directly from the frame cut the canvas. When the loss was discovered,

Looks like the “aliens” in the U.S. (photos)

Looks like the “aliens” in the U.S. (photos) Come here to experience the traces of an alien presence, or just to have fun. The American town of Roswell in new Mexico was completely normal until 1947. But then came the “Roswell incident” and made it a center of pilgrimage for ufologists, adherents of conspiracy theories and ordinary tourists. View this post in Instagram Publication of Delaney Mendoza (@dlevens15) 25 Dec 2018 at 6:30 PST During the download an error has occurred. Those who believe that 72 years ago on a ranch near Roswell really fell flying saucer, I hope to feel the traces of something unusual. Others simply enjoy the atmosphere, which is actively supported by the inhabitants of the city, because tourism brings them a lot of money. View this post in Instagram Publishing from Team Trevino (@realteamtrevino) on December 19, 2018 at 6:28 PST During the download an

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