In the sewers of the Danish city found medieval sword Archaeologists could not believe my luck. Pipelay Yannick Vestergaard and engineer Henning ner when laying pipes in the Danish city of Aalborg discovered a sword from the 14th century. A weapon with a length of 112 cm and a weight of about a kilogram was hiding underground in a layer of dirt from the pipes. During the download an error has occurred. The finding showed the archaeologists from the Historical Museum of Northern Jutland. According to them, it was an expensive weapon that could belong to the elite warriors of the middle Ages. It remains a mystery how the sword was lost. Rather, he “drowned” in mud during the defense of Aalborg. Today it is the fourth largest city in Denmark. Have a double-edged sword has a long longitudinal groove on the body of the blade. Contrary to popular perception,
Writer from Australia was struck by “the triumph of consumerism” and the shoes of the Russians MOSCOW, February 9 — RIA Novosti. The Russians got rid of the Soviet past, became interested in “consumerism”, such opinion was expressed by the Australian writer mark Thomas in the pages of one of the oldest Newspapers of the country The Sydney Morning Herald. The author notes, first arrived in Moscow, 37 years ago, compares his impressions from a recent visit to the Russian capital, as well as assesses the country as a whole. First, he drew attention to the shoes of the passengers. “Instead of nasty, flowing, tattered shoes, which I remember at the 1981 mu, I noticed the triumph of consumerism,” he writes. According to Thomas, if subway can see the signs of “good times”, then on red square there is a “growing strength of the dogmas of the new Russia”. “If
Ministry of education has sent about 500 of textbooks in an additional examination Members of the scientific and methodological Council at the Ministry of education textbooks sent for further examination 490 textbooks. The Ministry said that the decision on their inclusion in the Federal list of textbooks (FPU) will be accepted by results of examination. In a statement on the Ministry’s website noted that earlier the textbooks were sent for review, but the experts came to opposite conclusions. “We can neither confirm nor deny estimates of the experts who gave us the conclusion. The procedure of validation is not included in the powers of the Ministry of education. So when we got opposite opinion, we need to resort to arbitration, and send all 490 textbooks for additional verification. This will be justified”, — quotes the press service quoted the Deputy Minister of education Tatyana Sinugina. In Improvisee said that the
Hundreds of thousands of Italians took to mass protest in Rome Hundreds of thousands of Italians took part in the largest demonstration of Italian trade unions in Rome on Saturday, February 9. The event was held from Republic square to the Piazza San Giovanni, reports “RIA Novosti”. The protesters are protesting against the policies of the current government and demand reforms that promote economic growth. “Our goal is to unite the trade unions in Europe in the name of society, based on human and labor,” — said in his speech, the head of the Italian General Confederation of labour (Cgil) of Maurizio Landini. The demonstrators criticized including a new pension reform and the introduction of civilian income for the unemployed and the poor. In their opinion, such innovations do not contribute to real economic development, hinder the fight against unemployment and poverty. Earlier, the national statistical Committee reported that Italy
Heavenly fairies: what secrets are kept by flight attendants Flight attendants — the rowdy, smuggling, lifehacks and “star” passengers. On Saturday, February 9, Russia celebrates the Day of civil aviation. 96 years ago, in 1923, in our country came to its fleet, and is now difficult to imagine life without a request to buckle up, no Smoking throughout the flight and painful choice — fish or chicken? How to get free in business class, the brandy by the glass and dish your favorite players — see the article “Izvestia”. The girl with the dragon tattoo The routine of the flight attendants is a strict adherence to the instructions. Rest between flights a day, rarely two or three, and sometimes from arrival until departure will be hardly an hour. Strict business style. Prescribe all: the color of pins, nails, the shape of the frame, the length of the hair. No more
The artist draws amazing pictures on his face (photo) Sometimes it takes up to 12 hours. British woman Maria Malik in 2017 began to paint on his face. At first it was patterns, Venetian masks, or characters from popular movies and cartoons. But then she expanded the borders and started to draw on the skin detailed landscapes of different cities of the world and copies of beautiful cards. View this post in Instagram Publication of Fine Art& Determination (@mxrixha) Feb 3, 2019 at 2:42 PST During the download an error has occurred. She paints face half or whole. And according to her, in one picture it takes from 7 to 12 hours. View this post in Instagram Publication of Fine Art& Determination (@mxrixha) 2 Jan 2019 at 2:01 PST During the download an error has occurred. View this post in Instagram Publication of Fine Art& Determination (@mxrixha) 9 Dec 2018
Social activists are collecting signatures against the decision on the privatization of feldsher-midwife stations in Khakassia Public men of Khakassia collect signatures against the decision on the privatization of feldsher-midwife stations (FAP), proposed by the government Valentina Konovalova, reports RAPSI. One of the main justifications of privatization is the lack of professionals to work in rural health posts, as well as the dilapidated state of the buildings. Under privatization are a few relatively new buildings. A year ago Vladimir Putin answering the question about expediency of reducing the network of medical institutions, said about the need to create in the small towns of new modern Centres, and those that were closed, to revive. “When I voiced this question for the sale of the building of our new medical center, I was totally against. This building was built in 2009, it is in good condition. Now our village is waiting for
From Alushta Dolphinarium spilled water with the dolphins Because of the accident at the Dolphinarium “Akvarel” in Alushta on the streets of the city turned out to be cubic meters of water and two dolphins. Arrived on the scene, rescuers carried them to the aquarium to Navy seals. The interlocutor of “Kommersant” in the operational services of Alushta reported that in the accident, humans and dolphins were not injured. On the first floor of the building of the Dolphinarium of the smashed Windows, into the street along with the water carried chairs for the audience. “We had an accident. We do no an interview does not give”, — said “Kommersant” in the administration of the Dolphinarium. Dolphinarium “Akvarel” all year. Its grandstand capacity for 700 spectators. Except the black sea bottlenose dolphins, participate in representation Navy seals. Also in the Dolphinarium is a Dolphin rehabilitation center. Vadim Nikiforov, Simferopol.
On the New Earth introduced a state of emergency due to the invasion of polar bears MOSCOW, February 9 — RIA Novosti. Power gorokruga New Land regime introduced emergency due to a mass invasion of polar bears into the territory of the settlements of the archipelago. For example, in the area of the village Belushya Lip recorded the presence of the 52 bears that enter into the territory of the settlement. Constantly there are from six to ten animals. “There are cases of aggressive behavior of wild animals attacking people, penetration in homes and offices,” — noted in the press center of Arkhangelsk region government. Authorities provide security for local residents by installing additional fencing in the field trips. Workers and soldiers are brought to the places of employment on a special transport. In the municipality said that the measures taken are ineffective — bears do not react to light
Foreign Ministry said that Russia is ready to continue the transit of gas through Ukraine “on their terms” Russia is ready to continue the transit of gas through Ukraine on its own terms, said in an interview to “RIA Novosti” Deputy head of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Pankin. According to him, “there are a number of items, while the Ukrainians can’t do that”. “We are ready to continue the Ukrainian transit, but on the terms that we need,” — said the diplomat. According to him, in Ukraine there is uncertainty “in respect of its gas transportation system.” “One of the stated options is that there is a valid contract, it is possible to continue making any necessary changes. But, it seems that Ukraine rejects this option. Here, perhaps, about the automatism it will not go, but there are certain nuances that need to be clear,” — said Mr Pankin.