Cocaine and forced labour: the hidden economy of American prisons The prison industry in the United States — a multibillion-dollar economic system. Inside it has its own economy: in the absence of cash, prisoners improvising the different types of currency — from regular cigarettes and postage stamps to canned mackerel and instant noodles. Every week on the day fixed for the life of the typical American prison is transformed: prisoners leave camera bags for bedding and back, tight stuffed them with food. Purchased by wire transfer chocolate bars, canned food and instant noodles prisoners are not in a hurry to eat — it becomes a local currency along with cash and cigarettes. Inside the US prison system has long existed its secret economy and the state makes millions of dollars on prisoners. “Ribbon.ru” versed in this complicated system of money and crime. Familiar entertainment The main engine of commodity relations
Baring said the reason for the detention of the founder of the investment Fund Investment company Baring Vostok confirmed the “Vedomosti” the detention of four of its employees, including founder Michael Calvey. The reason for the detention became a commercial dispute at the Bank “Orient Express”. “Law enforcement is not directly related to the activities of the company Baring Vostok and other portfolio companies,” — said the press service. NewsNearly 150 banks in Russia are on the verge of bankruptcy The representative of Bank “East” in turn, said that the circumstances of investigated criminal case are not associated with the ongoing activities of the Bank. The representative stressed that the Bank works in a usual mode. Baring all portfolio companies of the Fund also continue to operate as usual, said the press service. Earlier it became known that in Moscow have detained the founder of the Baring US citizen czars.
In Moscow detained the founder of investment company Baring Vostok US citizen czars suspected of fraud in especially large size. In Moscow detained the founder of investment company Baring Vostok Michael Calvey, told “Vedomosti” the press Secretary of the Basmanny court Juno Tsarev. He is detained on suspicion in fraud in especially large size under article 159 part 4 of the Penal code (article prescribes punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to 10 years). On Friday, February 15, the court decides on the measure of restraint for the businessman. Details of the charges the court did not specify. Together with Calvey also arrested former Chairman of Board of Bank “the East” Alex Cordici, partner Waged Vostok Vagan Abgaryan, a partner with the industry of the financial sector Philippe Delpal, investment Director Ivan Vladimirov and Maxim Zyuzin. They are also suspected of fraud in especially
The General staff said on downed at the 2018 world Cup drones During the world Cup in Russia over the stadium, knocked out more than 50 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Chairman of the scientific and technical Committee of the Department of building and development of a UAV of the General staff Andrey Cayman. For the suppression of drones the military used the system of “Snare”, “beacon”, “Pathfinder-9M”, “Umbrella-1”, “Umbrella-2” and “Shroud-WRC”. Experimental development of “Snare” allows you to create securable around a dome with a radius of 2 km, preventing access to the drones. A means to suppress the UAV Umbrella provides protection of equipment from the American guided air missiles with semi-active laser and thermal imaging homing head of the type of Maverick and artillery projectiles of Copperhead type. “Lighthouse” is a powerful distribution system for EW.
Information about the detection in Afghanistan shot down in 1987, the pilot turned out to be false The Chairman of Committee on Affairs of warriors-internationalists Alexander Kovalev said that none of the pilot. MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS/. The information found in Afghanistan a Soviet pilot who was shot down in 1987, still alive and wants to return to Russia, were false — none of the pilot. This was on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan, said in an interview with TASS Alexander Kovalev, Chairman of Committee on Affairs of soldiers-internationalists at Council of heads of governments of States — participants of CIS. “This false information, not confirmed,” said Kovalev, adding that “a person is not really alive, no one, the pilot was never found, no one saw him”. “Even today the subject not on the agenda discuss, because there is no fact,” he
The results of the autopsy of Lesina decided to publish Court of Washington ordered the city medical examiner to make public dozens of autopsy reports and other investigation materials in the case of the death of the former Minister of press of Russia Mikhail Lesin. It is reported by the American edition of “Radio Liberty”. The plaintiff in the case made by journalist Michael Akel — he asked me to send him the data on the basis of the Law on freedom of information. The defendants claimed that the interests of the family outweighed the public Lesina. The court rejected all the arguments and ordered the authorities until February 20, to convey to the journalist all requested materials, including the autopsy, toxicology reports and emails. Earlier on 27 January 2018, the FBI has published information about the investigation into the death of Yassin. According to them, the death of Yassin
The number of victims of explosion in the house of Krasnoyarsk increased to two In Krasnoyarsk, the result of a gas explosion in a residential building killed two people. Earlier it was reported about one victim — the woman whose body was found under the rubble. New data published on the website of EMERCOM in the Krasnoyarsk territory. It is reported that on-site emergency complete emergency work and debris removal, taken out of 67 cubic metres of debris. We will remind, incident has occurred on Thursday evening in microdistrict Pokrovka: the three-storey cottage on the street of Kandahar, 3. In result, cotton domestic gas was destroyed six apartments and ten injured part. Today in Krasnoyarsk will be a meeting of the Commission on emergency situations and fire safety under the leadership of the mayor.
The number of victims of gas explosion in the house in Krasnoyarsk increased MOSCOW, 15 Feb — RIA Novosti. The death toll in the result of a gas explosion in a residential building in Krasnoyarsk has increased to two, according to the website of the press service of regional EMERCOM. It is noted that the building housed 20 people. Cotton gas led to the destruction of six homes and partial damage to ten. In the message Central Board of the Ministry of emergency situations in Krasnoyarsk Krai it is noted that for disassembly of the rubble used five pieces of engineering machinery, including cranes, excavators and loaders and two trucks. The scene was taken 67 cubic meters of debris. Earlier, the interior Ministry reported that in microdistrict Pokrovka Thursday night there was an explosion of household gas and partially collapsed three-storey private cottage. The police said that at the beginning
In Canada, the unknown stole the water from the iceberg more than $9 thousand In the canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador police are investigating a case of theft unknown waters of iceberg more than $9 thousand. On 13 February, reports CBC News. We are talking about the theft of about 30 thousand liters of water from melted icebergs, which was intended for the production of vodka. “We consider the version with the tanker or trailer for tractor,” said the policeman Andy Renwick. The representative of the company (his name is not called), which deals with the transfer of fresh water in icebergs reported that during transport the water is probably already spoiled. Because of this, it lost its properties and is now almost useless. “Lord, what are they going to do with this?” he asked. Water from icebergs is valued for its purity and is used to make alcoholic
At the inspection in Krasnoyarsk, found the body of a woman KRASNOYARSK, February 14 — RIA Novosti. Under the rubble at the site of a partial collapse of the house in Krasnoyarsk, found the body of a woman, reported RIA Novosti head of the press service of the regional Glaucus Ministry of internal Affairs Vladimir Yurchenko. Now set the identity of the deceased. MIA also finds out how many people lived in the house and checks the documents. As reported by RIA Novosti to SUCK on the edge, “according to preliminary data, the victim is an elderly woman.” In the regional Ministry of health added that the medical teams continue to be on duty in the emergency. Earlier in the Pokrovka district of the cotton, domestic gas and partially collapsed three-storey private cottage. The house was evacuated ten people. In result, cotton domestic gas badly damaged walls of the second