Russia advised the United States to “somehow cheer up itself”

“Well, let them cheer themselves up somehow”, & nbsp; & mdash; said a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry. Earlier, a high-ranking US administration official said that & nbsp; the United States was not & nbsp; optimistic about the upcoming talks with & nbsp; Russia. “ We & nbsp; go with & nbsp; a sense of realism, not & nbsp; optimism & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; & nbsp; he emphasized. On the eve of January 7 & nbsp; NBC, with & nbsp; citing its sources, said that & nbsp; Washington representatives at & nbsp; future consultations with & nbsp; Russia in & nbsp; Geneva are going to consider the prospects of reducing the US military presence in the & nbsp; east Europe in & nbsp; if Moscow is willing to & nbsp; these actions.

The United States has nothing to do with the events in Kazakhstan, the White House said

“This is not & nbsp; about & nbsp; us. This is not a question & nbsp; to & nbsp; USA & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said a representative of the administration in & nbsp; during a telephone briefing. He said that & nbsp; to ask about the & nbsp; possible impact of events in & nbsp; Kazakhstan on & nbsp; the situation around & nbsp; Ukraine and & nbsp; negotiations & nbsp; RF and & nbsp; USA on strategic stability & nbsp; ; needed in the & nbsp; Kremlin & raquo ;.

A hybrid of Delta and Omicron was discovered in Cyprus

“We found a significant number of mutations that were identified only in omicron — it differs from other strains in that its genome has 30 different mutations. Of these, ten were identified in the mentioned samples,” the scientist explained. Of the 25 people who had deltacron installed, 11 were hospitalized. According to him, it is too early to talk about the contagiousness of the new variant of SARS-CoV-2, but suggested that it does not cause concern and it should be replaced by omicron. A new type of coronavirus – B.1.1.529 – first discovered in South African countries in November. The World Health Organization declared it of concern and assigned the name “omicron”. According to WHO, this strain has already been detected in more than 100 countries. The Director General of the organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in December stated that omicron is spreading faster than its predecessors and infects vaccinated and

Putin outplayed the West with a crushing score, ex-NATO spokesman said

“He & nbsp; got everything, he & nbsp; got everyone, & lt; & hellip; & gt ;, our & nbsp; , & nbsp; & mdash; lamented the former American military man. In his opinion, Ukrainians are making a mistake by supporting the incumbent head of the White House, Joe Biden, who makes significant concessions to Moscow on many issues. Under & nbsp; it, Washington lifted sanctions on & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & mdash; 2 '', refused to supply lethal types of weapons to & nbsp; Ukraine and & nbsp; send troops to & nbsp; this country for & nbsp; confrontation with & nbsp; Russia, Tabakh listed. As the ex-NATO representative recalled, Biden was in the & nbsp; first stages of his rule promised to “ not & nbsp; be considered '' with & nbsp; Moscow and & nbsp; impose tough sanctions. “

Israel has allowed the entry of vaccinated “Satellite” tourists into the country

“We are grateful to the Israeli side for its efforts to ensure conditions for the resumption of trips of citizens vaccinated with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine to Israel for tourist and pilgrimage purposes in compliance with the requirements established by the Israeli Ministry of Health,” the diplomatic mission said in a statement. The relevant information is also published on the website of the Israeli Ministry of Health, where the Russian vaccine is included in the list of vaccines that allow foreigners to enter the country from January 9. At the same time, the diplomatic mission notes that “technical nuances” remain, which could potentially complicate the entry and stay of Russian citizens in Israel. In particular, tourists vaccinated with Sputnik will need to receive a positive serological test result for the presence of antibodies to COVID, performed in Israel. Questions of entry of tourists from Russia will require “additional consultations through

Scientists have warned about the appearance of a coronavirus – a “super mutant”

The chief preventologist of the Ural Federal District, scientific director of the Society of Preventive Medicine Specialists, Doctor of Medical Sciences Sergey Tokarev and microbiologist, scientific director of the Mechnikov State Research Institute of Vaccines and Serums, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vitaly Zverev are sure that the omicron strain deserves close attention. “It cannot be excluded that with direct and reverse zoonotic transmissions, a certain super mutant may one day appear. In no case should we engage in some kind of complacency that a soft “omicron” has come to us, that he will be like this all his life and the pandemic will end with this — I categorically disagree with this point of view,” Tokarev said. Zverev, in turn, recalled that the origin of SARS-CoV-2 itself is directly related to zoonotic transmission, which means that the “aggravation” of its properties may be repeated. “When a virus

Snow-covered Russia photographed from space

As we look forward to celebrating Russian Orthodox Christmas with @Anton_Astrey & Pyotr tonight, it’s time to share some winter impressions of snaking rivers & frozen landscapes in eastern Russia ??Unfortunately I can’t say exactly where, but the beauty of nature is breathtaking. — Matthias Maurer (@astro_matthias) January 7, 2022 German astronaut Mathias Maurer shared photos of snow-covered Russia taken on board the International Space Station. On Christmas Day according to the Julian calendar , he wrote: “It’s time to share some winter impressions of the winding rivers and frozen landscapes in eastern Russia. Unfortunately, I can’t say exactly where it is, but the beauty of nature is breathtaking.” Earlier, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov showed how the Alps, the Caucasus Mountains and Crimea in the snow. New Year’s sale: discounts up to – 60% Anna Lysenko Even more interesting things about nature

The authorities of Kazakhstan froze tariffs for housing and communal services for six months

“Tariffs for & nbsp; utilities not & nbsp; will rise until & nbsp; 1 & md nbsp; July 2022 said in the & nbsp; message (quoted by & nbsp; RIA Novosti). Earlier, the President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev proposed to impose a moratorium on the & nbsp; rise in tariffs for & nbsp; housing and utility services for & nbsp; 180 days because of the & nbsp; riots in & nbsp; & nbsp; country. He also ordered to introduce state regulation of prices for & nbsp; socially significant products, including flour, bread, pasta, salt, eggs, buckwheat, rice, sugar, sunflower and & nbsp; butter, beef and & nbsp; chicken, milk, potatoes. In addition, the authorities have set price caps for & nbsp; petrol, diesel and & nbsp; car gas. It was because of the & nbsp; double fuel price rise in the country that protests began, which later turned into riots. Due to

The Armenian Embassy in Russia received threats over the situation in Kazakhstan

MOSCOW, Jan 8 & nbsp; & mdash; RIA News. The Armenian Embassy in the & nbsp; RF received a letter with & nbsp; threats about & nbsp; mining, the information was transferred to & nbsp; law enforcement agencies, RIA Novosti was told in the & nbsp; diplomatic mission. & nbsp; The embassy's address received a letter with & nbsp; threat of mining & nbsp; and & nbsp; withdraw troops from & nbsp; Kazakhstan & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said a representative of the embassy. According to & nbsp; he said, in & nbsp; in connection with the & nbsp; threat of an explosion, appropriate measures were taken, the information was transferred to & nbsp; law enforcement agencies. “They are now investigating”, & nbsp ; & mdash; added by the interlocutor of the agency. Mass protests in & nbsp; Kazakhstan began in & nbsp; the first days of 2022 –

Gas stations in Kazakhstan resume work

NUR-SULTAN, January 8 – RIA Novosti. In the cities of Kazakhstan with a stable situation, the work of gas station networks is resumed, supplies are stabilized, refineries are operating normally, the Ministry of Energy of the republic reported on Saturday. “In the regions and cities of Kazakhstan with a stable situation, the work of gas station networks is resumed,” the ministry said in a statement. Mass protests in Kazakhstan began in the first days of 2022 – residents of the cities of Zhanaozen and Aktau in the west of the country opposed a twofold increase in prices for liquefied gas. Later, the protests spread to other cities, including Alma-Ata, the old capital and the largest city of the republic: looting began there, militants attacked state institutions, took weapons. In response, the authorities imposed a state of emergency across the country until January 19 and launched a counter-terrorism operation. According to