The head of VTB believes that Putin will take part in the elections of 2018

Photo: RIA Novosti President-Chairman of Board of Bank VTB Andrey Kostin believes that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin will take part in the presidential elections of 2018. This opinion was expressed, speaking at the St. Petersburg economic forum. “All it seems reasonable that the level of support 70-80% any leader can not go to the polls. I must Express the General view that Vladimir Putin will go to elections and win them in the first round,” – said Kostin. Earlier, the President said that it was premature to talk about whether he would participate in the presidential elections of 2018, noting that before the elections “less than a year still, this is a long time in today’s fast-changing world.” However, he promised to do everything to the electoral campaign was conducted strictly according to the law, and everyone could put his candidacy. SPIEF is held from 1 to 3

Putin about the Western intervention: On the head, we sat down, swung his legs, chew the cud

Photo: TASS Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the representatives of the Western countries for many years “absolutely arrogant” for interfering in the internal politics of Russia. This intervention, according to him, is systematic. They are even at the level of foreign Ministers, Putin said, speaking at SPIEF, reports TASS. “You should see what your colleagues are doing here: they’re just feet climbed in our domestic politics, on the head, we sat down, swung his legs and chew the cud. Finish”, he said. At the same time, unfounded attacks on Russia, allegedly due to attempts to influence U.S. elections, he called the hysteria and called to take “the pill” from this ailment.

Caused a stampede in Turin teenagers admitted his inappropriate joke about a terrorist attack

Crush in Turin in Piazza San Carlo, where it was organized fan-zone for fans of “Juventus”, was, according to law enforcement caused by illegal actions of two teenagers, writes portal Football Italia. According to the newspaper, boys, deciding to “fool around”, pretended to be suicide bombers. Teens revealed during questioning they expressed regret in connection with the incident. Police reviewed the video and identified troublemakers. One of them, which was just pants and a backpack, raised his hands to the sides and began to shout something, giving others the impression that he intends now to commit a terrorist act. All who were near, in fear ran off from him. Then the bully tried to pull him away, perhaps realizing that the situation is rapidly getting out of control. During interrogation, the teenagers confessed that this “joke” was extremely inappropriate. According to the latest data, as a result of a stampede

Arab countries accused Qatar of supporting “al-Qaeda” and ISIS

The king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (left) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi The coalition led by Saudi Arabia, formed to fight the rebels in Yemen, accused Qatar of supporting terrorist organizations “al-Qaeda”” and “Islamic state”, reports Al Arabiya. On the basis of this accusation the coalition has suspended the participation of Qatar in operations in Yemen. Informed about the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar have declared Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE. With Doha suspended air and sea links. Arab countries accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilization in the region. Egypt, in particular, said that Doha supports “the Muslim brotherhood”. “Al-Qaeda” and “Islamic state” in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability. The conflict between Qatar and its neighbours occurred a week after the summit, the Gulf countries and the United States in

Caused a stampede in Turin teenagers admitted his inappropriate joke about a terrorist attack

Crush in Turin in Piazza San Carlo, where it was organized fan-zone for fans of “Juventus”, was, according to law enforcement caused by illegal actions of two teenagers, writes portal Football Italia. According to the newspaper, boys, deciding to “fool around”, pretended to be suicide bombers. Teens revealed during questioning they expressed regret in connection with the incident. Police reviewed the video and identified troublemakers. One of them, which was just pants and a backpack, raised his hands to the sides and began to shout something, giving others the impression that he intends now to commit a terrorist act. All who were near, in fear ran off from him. Then the bully tried to pull him away, perhaps realizing that the situation is rapidly getting out of control. During interrogation, the teenagers confessed that this “joke” was extremely inappropriate. According to the latest data, as a result of a stampede

Arab countries accused Qatar of supporting “al-Qaeda” and ISIS

The king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (left) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi The coalition led by Saudi Arabia, formed to fight the rebels in Yemen, accused Qatar of supporting terrorist organizations “al-Qaeda”” and “Islamic state”, reports Al Arabiya. On the basis of this accusation the coalition has suspended the participation of Qatar in operations in Yemen. Informed about the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar have declared Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE. With Doha suspended air and sea links. Arab countries accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilization in the region. Egypt, in particular, said that Doha supports “the Muslim brotherhood”. “Al-Qaeda” and “Islamic state” in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability. The conflict between Qatar and its neighbours occurred a week after the summit, the Gulf countries and the United States in

Bahrain broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar

Bahrain broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar CAIRO, 4 Aug — RIA Novosti. Bahrain announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday morning, said the official news Agency of the Kingdom. “Because continue the rocking of the Qatar security situation and stability in the Kingdom of Bahrain and interfering in its Affairs, in continuation of escalation and provocation in the media and supporting terrorist activities … the Kingdom of Bahrain announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar,” — said in a statement posted on the Agency’s website.

The President of Russia advised US to switch to direct elections

The President of Russia advised US to switch to direct elections The United States, if important to them justice, it would be to change the electoral law and to make presidential elections direct. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with NBC. The Russian leader pointed out that the American Constitution and election legislation is constructed in such a way that the candidate can vote a greater number of electors, which is a smaller number of voters. “And such cases in the history of the United States are. Really?” — said Putin. “So if we talk about some socio-political justice, then we need to change is the electoral law to bring the case to enable the direct secret ballot elected the head of state and was a direct calculation, which can be easily controlled,” said he. “That’s all. And there’s nobody to point to and blame

Putin hopes that the 17 years in power, it personally did not affect

Putin hopes that the 17 years in power, it personally did not affect MOSCOW, 5 Jan — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that the 17 years of his leadership has not affected his personality. “I hope not” — he said, responding to a question in an interview with U.S. television channel NBC. Meanwhile, Putin stressed that he feels a direct connection with Russia and its history, which was full of tragic events. “What am I feeling? I feel a direct living connection with the land, with history, with the country. You said that in St. Petersburg for a few days. Yesterday (June 1 — ed.) spoke with the Prime Minister of India, he visited the Piskarevskoye memorial cemetery, where are buried about 400 thousand of Leningrad, as a rule, civilians who died during the Second world war in the blockade. They died of starvation. And in one of

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