Boris Yeltsin during the presidential election campaign in 1996 © Alexander Chumichev/TASS “It happened on June 26. …Came from work to the cottage about 17 hours. The day was tense, heavy. I walked down the hall a few steps. Sat in the chair. And suddenly a very strange feeling – as if you took under the arms and carried. Someone big and strong. Pain was not this otherworldly fear… And immediately embedded pain. Huge, huge pain” – so Boris Yeltsin recalled the heart attack that happened to him a few days before the second round of the presidential elections of 1996. The following months turned into a medical detective, which successfully ended on 5 November, a complex heart surgery. Publicly the doctors talked about a 2% risk, but after the operation, acknowledged the chances of a positive outcome was 50 to 50.
Photo: RIA Novosti The Central election Commission of Russia will remotely monitor the elections of the President of the United States. This was stated on Wednesday, 2 November, the Chairman of the CEC of Russia, Ella Pamfilova, reports TASS. “I would like to deny, to disavow the statement of my colleague at the CEC Likhachev Vasily Nikolaevich that the CEC is supposedly going to lead some kind of remote monitoring of elections in the United States,” she said at the seminar of the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which took place in Vienna. According to Pamfilova, the refusal to participate in the observation will be another proof that Russia is not trying to influence American elections. “We have not had a direct invitation from our partners in the United States [to monitor the elections], so we did not respond,” — said the CEC Chairman. She stressed that
The Iraqi military stormed another area in the East of Mosul MOSCOW, 3 Dec — RIA Novosti. The Iraqi military stormed the area of al-Intisar in Eastern Mosul, the Agency Rudaw. The operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia and other countries) continues from October 17. The Iraqi military, Kurdish forces and militias are fighting from all four directions, support for them has aviation coalition, headed by USA. “The army stormed the district of al-Intisar on the left Bank of Mosul”, — reported in his Twitter. The left Bank called Eastern part of the city on the left Bank of the Tigris river. Earlier it was reported that the military in the East managed to occupy the area of Kardjali and advance in the areas of al Karama and Judaydat al-Mufti. One of the commanders of the Iraqi army
UN 5 Nov. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. The UN Council on human rights (HRC) has become a platform for advancing market interests, and passing in the format of the debate increasingly turned into political struggle and defamation States. This opinion was expressed on Friday, the Deputy Director of the Department for humanitarian cooperation and human rights Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory lukyantsev at the meeting of the UN General Assembly on the work of the HRC.
Photo: RIA Novosti The first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on information policy, Samail sarailiev proposed to equate the media industry to the Ministry of defence. It is reported by RIA “Novosti”. “The media industry and journalists equate, in my opinion, to the Ministry of defence, these people, often early fight, who are constantly on the front lines, which convey information on which it is impossible to push, even taking into account the difficult economic situation,” said sarailiev, speaking at a meeting of the Committee. In addition, he believes that it is impossible to reduce funding for the media, especially given the difficult situation in the world.
The British foreign office explained the demonstration at the Embassy of the Russian Federation public concern The official representative of the British foreign Ministry said that the foreign Ministry staff learned about the action from the police. LONDON, 4 Nov. /Offset. TASS Igor Brovarnik/. The British foreign office explained the demonstration at the Russian Embassy in London concern the British public and rejected the assumption of the involvement of the authorities of the United Kingdom. About it the correspondent of TASS said Friday the official representative of the British foreign Minister. According to his statement, “the UK public remains very concerned” by the actions of Russia and the government of Syria. According to him, members of the British foreign office “learned from the police that a peaceful protest was held yesterday in front of the Russian Embassy”. “The place was attended by members of diplomatic police, remaining in close contact
Donald trump and Hillary Clinton © EPA/MARK RALSTON MOSCOW, November 4. /TASS/. Candidates for U.S. President would do more to concentrate their election campaigns on domestic issues of the country and not to scare voters external threats. This opinion was expressed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in an interview with Central television of China.
Photo: Kommersant The day before the deadline for submitting documents for registration of candidates on a post of the mayor of Perm was not filed a single application. On Wednesday, November 2, reports URA.ru. The deadline for applications from potential participants expires at 16:00 on 3 November. The contest is to be held on November 21. Candidates for mayor will have an interview and present the program “Creation in Perm of a comfortable urban environment”. The competition Commission, which included six deputies of the city Duma and the same number of representatives of the Governor, must determine the strongest candidates. The head of the Perm city Duma will adopt, said a national news service (NSN). The documents filed including the acting head of Perm Dmitry Samoilov. However, he claims that he will run for mayor. “Are you going to participate and do not hide it,” said he to the Agency.
Theresa may not be able to start Brexit without the approval of Parliament Moscow. 3 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — the UK Supreme court ruled that the government could not begin the procedure of withdrawal from the EU without the consent of Parliament. On Thursday, reports Sky News. The lawsuit was filed by businesswoman Gina Miller and Barber Deir DOS Santos. The court stood on their side, citing the text of the Treaty on European Union, which says that States may resign from the Council “in accordance with the requirements of their constitutions”. The country’s Prime Minister, Theresa may, insisted that the results of the referendum and the Ministerial powers sufficient to activate article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and to start the procedure of withdrawal from the EU without consultation with the Parliament. However, the court decided that it does not correspond to the main law of the country. The office
© ITAR-TASS/ Grigory Tambulov MOSCOW, November 4. /TASS/. Residents of Moscow held a rally near the building of the British Embassy.