Day in History: January 8th

The beginning of the release of civil calendars in Of Russia The first calendar articles appeared in Russia for a long time — they are in the first monuments of Russian writing. The earliest surviving such article dates back to 1073. However, it was only on January 8, 1709 (according to the old style – December 28, 1708) that the first civil calendar was published. It was called “The calendar, or the Christian Calendar according to the old style or calculus for the summer of 1709. Printed in the reigning city of Moscow, in the summer of 1708, December on the 28th day.” Later, secular calendars began to be published annually. In the early years , Peter I himself oversaw their release . The first issue of the magazine “Around the world” In 1861, on this day, the first issue of the magazine “Around the World” was published in St. Petersburg.

How sharks can help in the fight against COVID-19

In the future, the discovery of American specialists may be used in medicines against coronavirus. However, shark proteins have not yet been tested on real patients. This is not the first time that animal antibodies are used in medicine, says Doctor of Biological Sciences, virologist Andrey Letarov: “Human antibodies, for example, class G, have two types of polypeptide chains: heavy and light. This is inconvenient for a number of reasons. When we make artificially engineered antibodies, they are easier to select when everything is on the same chain. In camels, it is of the same type, respectively, such antibodies were used to change them for the desired tasks. It was rather used to create monoclonal antibodies, for diagnostic purposes.” According to some studies, sharks can help in the treatment of another disease — cancer. Allegedly, substances contained in the liver and cartilage of fish are potentially able to block the

President of Kazakhstan Tokayev announced 20 thousand terrorists participating in attacks

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Blinken called some of Russia's security requirements impracticable

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Former US President Carter announced America's approach to the abyss

“An angry mob led by unscrupulous politicians stormed the Capitol and & nbsp; np; almost succeeded & nbs; & mdash; said Carter. He & nbsp; pointed out that & nbsp; the former presidents condemned the actions of the protesters and & nbsp; confirmed the legitimacy of the 2020 elections. While there was hope then that the takeover of the American Parliament Building would “shake” the nation and stop its political polarization, Carter said, American values ​​are now under threat. “Our great nation is now teetering on the edge of a widening chasm. & lt; & hellip; & gt; Without & nbsp; immediate action, we & nbsp; risk facing & nbsp; civil conflict and & nbsp; losing our precious democracy & nbsp; & nbsp; & mdash; he wrote. The former president cited research data that 36% of Americans believe the US will have to use force to “ save '' American

The heads of all regions of Germany advocated the introduction of compulsory vaccination against covid

“ All 16 heads of state governments admitted that & nbsp; they are in favor of & nbsp; compulsory universal vaccination '', & nbsp; & mdash; he said. “ This is where I & nbsp; feel the maximum support '', & nbsp; & mdash; added Scholz. According to & nbsp; he said, the Bundestag will discuss this issue soon. “ Vaccination coverage in & nbsp; Germany is still not & nbsp; very high '', & nbsp; & mdash; Scholz stated. Putin instructed to attract COVID-19 patients to clinical examination As the Chancellor noted, the German authorities expect ; country of the number of new cases of coronavirus infection due to the & nbsp; rapid spread of the omicron strain and & nbsp; urge citizens to get vaccinated. “ Germany definitely belongs in & nbsp; Europe to the & nbsp; countries with & nbsp; the largest restrictions on contacts & raquo;,

Patriarch Kirill linked the refusal of women to give birth to the end of humanity

“If this happens – God forbid, of course! – then the world, the person, the human personality will lose its most basic dimension,” the patriarch said, answering the question of the first deputy director General of VGTRK Andrey Kondrashov about what the head of the ROC thinks about the possibility of a world in which women have stopped giving birth. “What is the mystery of birth? Firstly, it is the mystery of love, when the love of two people united, as the word of God says, into one body and one soul, becomes a source of life for the other. So what, replace all this with a mechanism, a machine? Even if this ever happens, it will mean the end of man as a reasonable person, it will mean in some sense the end of human civilization, because this is a diabolical through man – a diabolical attempt on Divine authority,”

A US resident was paid 91 thousand coins as a salary

Auto repair shop pays an ex-employee his back overtime wages by dumping 91,000 oily pennies in his driveway — Bill Schrier (@billschrier) January 7, 2022 The US Department of Labor sued an auto repair shop that paid 91 thousand pennies to its employee as a salary. The incident itself occurred back in March 2021, Business Insider clarifies. Andreas Flaten from Fayetteville to Georgia resigned from OK Walker Autoworks, but the last salary was not paid to him. The man complained to the US Department of Labor. In response to the complaint, the employer left 91 thousand pennies as a salary on the driveway of the former employee’s house. Flaten considered this a mockery and complained to the authorities again. Officials considered the incident for 10 months and finally decided to take the case to court. The head of OK Walker Autoworks is accused not only of illegal revenge. The company

Lukashenka announced an attempt to drown Russia in blood

& laquo; Kazakhstan & nbsp; & mdash; this is an attempt to attack the post-Soviet states along the & nbsp; perimeter of Russia. They & nbsp; need to drown Russia in & nbsp; blood. I repeat once again: if Russia collapses, then & nbsp; we & nbsp; will not even & nbsp; notice where we & nbsp; will end up. They will simply step over us. As I & nbsp; say, in the millstones they will grind and & nbsp; spit out. Therefore, whatever the & nbsp; cost, we need to preserve the center of our civilization, the center of our Orthodoxy and & nbsp; not & nbsp; only. Those & nbsp; lands that today are in the & nbsp; part of the Russian Federation & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; quotes Lukashenko's words, the agency Sputnik Belarus. Mass protests in & nbsp; Kazakhstan began in the & nbsp; early