Maria Zakharova © Mikhail Japaridze/TASS MOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova believes that the criticism American actress Meryl Streep in the address of the elected President of the USA of Donald trump can be attributed to the Obama administration. The diplomat reminded about the statements of the actress, delivered at the ceremony of the film award “Golden globe”.
Photo: rg.EN President meets Christmas in the Saviour Cathedral of St. George monastery, near lake Ilmen. In the Church many parishioners, among them Novgorod fishermen, with whom the head of state met last fall while walking around the lake together with the Prime Minister. One of the oldest in Russia, according to legend, the monastery was founded by Prince Yaroslav the Wise in 1030. First mentioned in Chronicles in 1119, was laid the stone Church – St. George’s Cathedral. It was built 11 years old. Once the spiritual center of the Novgorod Republic, now the monastery is five kilometres from Novgorod on the Volkhov river near lake Ilmen. In the 1770’s monastery lost a considerable part of the holdings, and desolate. In the nineteenth century, it began restoration and construction work (and the course was destroyed the original frescoes of St. George’s Cathedral). In 1841 was built the bell tower
© Win McNamee/Getty Images WASHINGTON, January 10. /TASS/. Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak will take part in the inauguration ceremony of U.S. President Donald trump, which will be held in the us capital on January 20. About this TASS said the head of the press service of the Russian Embassy in the United States Nikolai Lahonin.
Photo: RIA Novosti The FBI has not requested access hacked during the presidential election servers of the US Democratic party before you accuse Russia of cyber attacks. It is reported portal BuzzFeed with reference to the source. “The FBI never requested access to the server of the Democratic party,” BuzzFeed cites the words of the chief of public relations of the party of Eric Walker. It is reported that the Ministry trusted the analysis, conducted by CrowdStrike, which has also accused Russia of hacker attacks. Earlier, the hacker Guccifer has called the US charges against Russia of meddling in the presidential election crazy.
Photo: EPA New US sanctions against Russia became a “Christmas gift” for President Barack Obama to his successor, Donald Trump, said Tuesday RIA Novosti the head of the Russian-American Pacific partnership (ratop) Derek Norberg. “In my opinion, Obama has used the last chance to put pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russia. As for trump, perhaps the introduction of new sanctions is a new year gift from Obama,” said Norberg. He recalled that “trump has always said about the desire to normalize relations or just to have more friendly relations with Russia.” However, according to him, “without new additional sanctions from the elected President was not specific sanctions measures that he could cancel without a strong reaction from the Senate and Congress”. Now as the future American leader such an opportunity, the head ratop. However, he expressed confidence in the fact that the repeal of new sanctions will be
Dmitry Kovtun © Anton novoderezhkin/TASS, archive MOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. Businessman Dmitry Kovtun, was included by the US Treasury, in the sanctions list, told TASS that he had no property abroad and he is not going to leave Russia. “I never wanted to go to USA, I have never had anything, not even interest to go there. Currently abroad I have no one property”, – said Kovtun, commenting on the inclusion of his name in the list of the U.S. Treasury. He stressed that “lives in Russia and is not going to go anywhere”.
Sean Spicer Photo: AP Photo/Cliff Owen The US intelligence services at the moment are unable to present President-elect, Donald Trump convincing evidence that the hacking attacks on electronic systems American political organizations allegedly involved in Russia. This was stated in interview to TV channel Fox News, a representative transition team trump Sean Spicer, nominated for the post of press Secretary of the White house. He noted that trump “every day, hear the briefings as members of his team for national security, and other members of the intelligence community”, but at the moment, “it seems that intelligence there is no credible evidence” of Russian involvement in the cyber attacks on the political structure of the United States. Spicer also claimed that last week’s report by the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI) and the Department of homeland security (DHS), the U.S. devoted to the alleged attacks by Russian hackers, more like a
Photo: © Vyacheslav Prokofyev/TASS, archive The President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed to invite the children of all employees of the Russian diplomatic missions sent from the United States by the administration of Barack Obama, on a Christmas tree in the Kremlin. About it journalists were reported by the press service of the head of state. Earlier it was reported that the aircraft sent from U.S. diplomats landed in Moscow. Last Thursday, leaving the Obama administration in the US introduced new anti-Russian sanctions that have affected some of the Russian companies, the Federal security service and Main Directorate (former GRU) of the Russian General staff, and senior management GU. In addition, the US authorities declared persona non grata 35 Russian diplomats and shut down the Russians for access to the Embassy recreation in the States of new York and Maryland. Its punitive measures Washington were connected with hacker attacks on
© Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, January 9. /TASS/. Possible future meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the elected President of the United States Donald trump will require careful preparation, given the current state of bilateral relations between Russia and the United States. Such opinion expressed press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, stressing that during the new year holidays, specific work was carried out.
Photo: RIA Novosti The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill at the end at the end of a festive night service in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior congratulated the Russians on Christmas and wished the faithful to always feel the divine presence, reports TASS. “I heartily congratulate you with the great and world-saving feast of the Nativity. This day is especially faithful in heart to feel the divine presence,” — said the Patriarch. According to him the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, “to feel God, you don’t need to be Superman, no need to strain your superhuman strength — you only need to sincerely turn to the Lord in prayer, and He answers this prayer.” He also noted that on Christmas day, believers feel a special proximity to God and beg Him not to leave them “ways of life”, at the same time, the Patriarch added. “Each