The administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is preparing decrees that can lead to a drastic reduction of the role of the United States to the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations. According to The New Yotk Times (NYT), citing documents at the disposal of edition. One of the edicts provides for the cessation of funding for all UN agencies and other organizations, if they grant full membership to the Palestinian authority or the Palestine liberation Organization. Also without funding should remain all who support the programme of abortion or any activity to bypass sanctions against Iran and North Korea. In addition, the project document envisages the cessation of funding of any organization that is “controlled or substantially influenced by any state sponsoring terrorism” or accused of persecution of minorities or any other systematic violation of human rights. The decree in the case of its
Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with students of Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosov said that Europe must stay United against the wishes of some politicians to isolate themselves from neighbors. On Wednesday, January 25, the correspondent “reports Tapes.ru”. “Europe must be United, despite all attempts to build some new walls,” said the Russian leader. During the meeting Putin also thanked the students, members of the search party. He stressed that their work contributes to the reconciliation of the Russian and German peoples. “This is very true, it is part of the reconciliation of the Russian and the German people, it is extremely important for the future,” the President said. Earlier Wednesday it was reported that Putin, together with the students sang to the guitar one of the most popular Soviet songs starting from the 1960-ies “Fourteen minutes to start” (“Tucked into the tablet space maps”).
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope that the talks in Astana on Syria will be a good base to continue the negotiating process in Geneva. On Wednesday, January 25, RIA Novosti reported. “I think it is very important to note that the participants in the process in Astana has fixed the inability to solve the Syrian problem by military means”, — the Russian leader said at a meeting with king Abdullah II of Jordan. Earlier Wednesday, the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the main channel for the search of the Syrian settlement is the Geneva process. Answering the question about the possibility of holding new meetings in the capital of Kazakhstan, Peskov said that it depends on feasibility. Talks in Astana on 23-24 January. As a result of meetings between Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to establish a tripartite mechanism for monitoring observance of the truce in Syria. In
Ramzan Kadyrov The Minister of education of Russia Olga Vasilyeva society imposes its personal opinion, speaking against the wearing of headscarves in schools. This position was expressed in Instagram the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. “It is surprising that the Minister instead of to improve their local leaders, their personal belief imposes on millions of citizens. My three daughters go to school wearing the hijab, have great grades. Olga Vasilyeva requires that they handkerchiefs? Girls this will never do”, — he wrote. Article 28 of the Russian Constitution guarantees freedom of conscience and religion, reminded Kadyrov. “Apparently, not all officials have read this article,” he said, explaining that the handkerchief is “an important part of clothing of the Muslim.” The head of Chechnya expressed the opinion that the issue of hijab is raised to divert attention from the real problems of the school. “Drug abuse, alcoholism, crime and systematic abuse
Photo: TASS When formulating the position of the state Duma on the draft law on decriminalization of the beating, the deputies followed the polls. They showed that almost 60% of Russians support a more lenient attitude to minor conflicts in the family. The State Duma Council on Tuesday discussed the resonant bill, which displays the battery against close relatives from the category of criminal offences, if they are recorded for the first time. On Wednesday in plenary, the deputies will consider the document in the second reading, reminds of “TV Center”. All amendments must correct errors and gaps in the family law. So, for example, now, even for a small quarrel in the family with violence is punishable up to two years in prison, and the beating of relatives with severe consequences threatened by only four months. According to the speaker of the Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, before accepting such a
Photo: TASS The accusations against the Vice-speaker of the State Duma Peter Tolstoy sounded hastily, such a reaction is unacceptable – such opinion was expressed by the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. His words convey the Rambler/news citing RIA Novosti. “Someone asked? He immediately began to blame. These instant charges, where everyone saw some kind of a hidden meaning, invalid, invalid, because it may end up that you will take blame, and say “no, you probably talked about this”. This is wrong,” — said Volodin. The statement of the member of “United Russia” on St. Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint-Petersburg of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) asked me to see representatives of the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia (FJC). In particular, Peter Tolstoy said that “people who are the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of those who destroyed our churches, leaping out of the pale of settlement with revolvers in
Photo: RIA Novosti The state Duma Committee on security and combating corruption was approved in the first reading the anti-corruption amendment, introduced by Vladimir Putin. The lower house is expected to consider them at its meeting on 27 January. The amendments allow to complete the formation of anti-corruption vertical, explain to the appropriate Committee. According to the Committee, half of corruption crimes are committed at the municipal level. Now check the declarations of income and property, municipal officials and legislators will be the responsibility of heads of regions. If, during the Governor’s review, it appears that incorrect information, the head of the entity has the right to sue. Or he will appeal to authority, which operates the erring official, a petition for the dismissal of the latter. “It gives the opportunity to react more effectively to the violations in terms of corruption”, – said the head of the profile Committee
The number of victims of avalanches at the hotel di Rigopiano Farindola in the Italian mountain of Gran Sasso reached 29 people. During the RAID, were found the bodies of the two victims who were listed as missing, reports the local TV channel Rai News 24. “Search-and-rescue operation at the site of the collapse is completed. Rescuers managed to find and pull out from-under snow blockages 11 survivors, as well as the bodies of 29 victims. Just, as stated, at the time of the avalanche in the hotel, there were 28 tourists (four of them children) and 12 employees,” he told journalists. Earlier it was reported that under the snow rubble in the Abruzzo region, where the mountain hotel on the night of January 19, has gone a powerful avalanche can be air bagsthat may still be survivors. Photo: Vigili del Fuoco dpa / globallookpress
There was a video from the scene of fatal accident on Mozhaisk highway in Moscow, where the driver of the SUV BMW X5 knocked down a pedestrian. Information about this impact was confirmed by the Metropolitan traffic police. It is reported that the tragedy occurred at night on January 26. According to preliminary data, the pedestrian was crossing the road in the wrong place, and the driver of expensive foreign car was moving at high speed and failed to brake in time. The footage from the scene shows that the SUV parked at the curb. All circumstances of incident is now studying the operational group of experts continues its work in the area of the accident.
The development of Russian land combat equipment have raised concerns in the United States, writes about this edition of Washington Free Beacon , citing a report of the congressional Research service of the country, reports RIA Novosti. According to the report, the U.S. army uses combat land techniques, created during the confrontation with the Soviet Union. Plans for the modernization of combat vehicles, involving billions of investments in recent years have been cancelled, as the United States have relied on other weapons. However other countries, including Russia, continued to develop land techniques. “Countries such as Russia and China, not only modernize the existing ground combat system… but create a completely new,” – said in the text of the report. In this regard, the authors report Research service of the Congress Express concern as to the modernization of American technology will take decades, and the situation when the