Photo: RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov discussed with Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad issues of Russian-Syrian cooperation in the framework of the OPCW, said in a statement the Russian foreign Ministry. “During the meeting the main attention was paid to the issues of Russian-Syrian cooperation in the framework of the OPCW”, — said in the Ministry. In September 2013 adopted resolution of the UN security Council on the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria. In 2014, in 19 stages from Syria had exported 1.2 thousand tons of chemical substances. The operation was attended by nine countries, including Russia.
Women in Saudi Arabia for the first time allowed to come to the stadium A historic event took place in the capital of the country. As reported by the news Agency Reuters, a historic event took place in Riyadh in the 87th anniversary of the founding of the state. It is noted that women be allowed to visit the international stadium of a name of King Fahd, which that night hosted the operetta. Such decision the government has taken in the framework of the desire to improve the image of the Kingdom abroad and to improve the quality of life of local residents. In addition, in the framework of the project “Vision 2030” the government is trying to invest more money in a variety of sports and entertainment events, which is often criticized by supporters of a strict adherence to the norms of Islam.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia explained the temporary reduction in visa services John Tefft, who in a week will leave his post and Russia, promised that the visa program for the Russians will continue. Moscow. September 23. INTERFAX.RU American visa program for the Russians will continue, said US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft. “People sometimes ask whether the cancelled visa program for the Russians. Definitely not. All programs will be continued,” said Tefft in an interview published by the U.S. Embassy of the Russian Federation on the YouTube channel. We want to come to us. We are working hard to rebuild the Embassy after reducing the number of our employees at the request of the Russian side, and continue to cope with the responsibilities entrusted to us as diplomats.John Difftool U.S. “We had to temporarily reduce visa services, because we have no people,” he explained. Tefft also said that his wife
Photo: RIA Novosti For presidential elections the Central election Commission intends to release a mobile app that will be useful for both voters and observers. This was reported today the head of the Commission Ella Pamfilova, speaking at the international conference “Contemporary electoral trends in the conditions of a multipolar world”. “In the upcoming elections we will prepare a mobile application. The observer, for example, scans from the protocols, can control,” she explained. The app will also help citizens to find their polling place and get directions to it. In the Executive election will apply to all those innovations that were first used during the regional campaign of the year — the protocols of the PECs with QR codes, the new scheme of movement of voters in the lists for voting at the place of stay and others. The CEC also announced the installation of CCTV cameras in the premises
Photo: RIA Novosti The issue of the abolition of dual citizenship is a sovereign decision of each state, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “As regards dual citizenship… This is a sovereign decision of any country”, — Medvedev told journalists, noting that the world has enough countries in favour and against the Institute. The question was also raised by the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipila, he was asked whether he considers necessary the abolition of dual citizenship. Currently, Finland is considering the possibility. “With regard to the consideration of the Institute of dual citizenship in Finland, this issue is now in the process of legal review, this process is not finished yet, so I am not able to predict the outcome of this process. The issue of dual citizenship applies to all persons, not only as citizens of our Eastern neighbor,” said Sipilä, referring to Russia. Moreover, Medvedev answered the
Photo: Reuters The king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, from 4 to 7 October, will visit with official visit Moscow. As reported by RIA “Novosti” with reference to its own sources, during the meeting of the monarch with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will sign a number of joint documents.
Sobchak responded to the criticism of Navalny and accused him of warlordism Journalist Ksenia Sobchak on his page on Instagram posted a response to opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has previously attacked her with criticism because of information in the media about her plans to participate in presidential elections. The presenter was outraged that a politician, with whom she is on friendly terms, did not call her to find out her stance on the upcoming elections, and decided to “feed some plums” that were made in order to “discredit” her and “”drown” on startup”. Sobchak also criticized Navalny for what he called its right-liberal views cannibalistic, and that he had given her the words and ideas that she never said or shared. According to the journalist, the most offensive to her was the fact that Navalny had previously convinced her to enter the Coordinating Council of the Opposition, and now
The US Ambassador has promised to keep visa program for Russia in the full volume The US does not intend to reduce visa program for Russia. The Ambassador of the USA in Russia John Tefft said in an interview published on Saturday, September 23, on the official channel of the Embassy in YouTube. “People sometimes ask whether the cancelled visa program USA. Definitely not. All programs will be continued. We continue all of our programs for the production of neimigratsionnaya immigration and visas,” — said Tefft. He also noted that American diplomats interested in USA visit as many Russians as possible, and the Embassy is trying to increase its throughput. “We are working hard to rebuild the Embassy after reducing the number of our employees at the request of the Russian side to continue to perform the duties assigned us as diplomats”, — said the Ambassador. August 23 Washington has
Photo: Reuters Russian military commanders have accused the us government in direct aid to Syrian rebels. The Ministry of defense said that Washington handed over “highly sensitive information” of the so-called moderate opposition. About this newspaper “Kommersant”. In particular, we are talking about data at the Syrian and Russian troops in Idlib. In the end, a secret information was available to the terrorists of the banned in Russia organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra”. The Agency is investigating how the data turned out to be the Islamists, with whom the US officially does not cooperate. The militants “An-Nusra” attempted large-scale offensive. In fighting 29 Russian soldiers were surrounded. Military repel attack of terrorists for several hours. During the fighting with terrorists, three soldiers were injured. The Russians helped defend troops tribe mwali. Withdraw military from the environment managed through special release with air support. All participants in the operation were presented to the
Pianist Matsuev saw progress for Putin to play the piano People’s artist of Russia, pianist Denis Matsuev has seen progress in the game of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the piano before meeting with President XI Jinping on may 14. The musician said in an interview with TASS, which will be published on the Agency’s website on 25 September at 8:00 GMT. So the musician has commented on performance of Russian leader song by Vasily Solovyov-Sedoy “Evening song” (“the City over free Neva”). The pianist added that Putin didn’t ask him about the lessons of playing piano, but if it happened, he would advise him a decent teacher. Matsuev said that the President often attends classical music concerts where the musician plays. “The opening of the Tchaikovsky competition, new stage of the Mariinsky theatre… All I do not remember”, — he said. Vladimir Putin played the piano tunes of the