Donald Trump The US President-elect Donald trump said that he had held “very good” conversation with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, December 28. About it reports Reuters. “He called me. We had a very, very good conversation. In General, about different things,” commented trump. According to him, his staff, like himself, normally interact with the outgoing President and his administration, softening its previous assessment. Earlier in his Twitter, trump wrote that Obama did not provide a smooth transfer of power. “Try not to pay attention to the many provocative statements About the President [Obama] and the obstacles. Thought it would be a smooth transfer of power.” — said the President-elect. Obama has repeatedly criticized trump during the election, however, met with a billionaire immediately after his election, promised “all possible assistance in the transfer of power”. After this policy has had several telephone conversations. The administration of the President expressed
Veronika Skvortsova Alcohol consumption in Russia for 10 years has decreased from 18 to just over 10 litres per capita per year. About it in interview to TV channel “Russia 24” said the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova. Video interview posted on the website “Вести.Ru”. “The world health organization (who) believes that the alcohol level must not exceed eight litres per capita. We will see what we will reach by the end of this year. I think that this year should contribute,” added the Minister. Skvortsova also noted that among the Russians “is slowly changing the culture of alcohol consumption”. November 24, first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on health protection Fedot Tumusov also stated that the country reduced the consumption of alcoholic beverages. “But the level is still very high, by some estimates, 30 percent and 40 percent of the population in Russia is abusing alcohol”, — he
Photo: RIA Novosti Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has commented on reports of an alleged possible appointment of the presidential envoy in the Volga Federal district, Mikhail Babich, the Russian Ambassador in Turkey, stating that for the first time about it hears. Previously, the TV channel “Rain”, citing two sources reported that as the new Ambassador of Russia to Turkey allegedly seen Mikhail Babich. Candidate Babich was previously considered for the post of Ambassador of Russia in Ukraine after its responsibilities had been released the previous Ambassador Mikhail Zurabov. “The first time I hear”, — quotes the website of the channel words Peskov, who replied to the question, whether there corresponds to reality information about Babice. Earlier it was reported that Russia asked Ukraine agrément on the appointment of Ambassador Mikhail Babich. Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine on European integration Elena zerkal at the beginning of
© Valery Matytsin/TASS MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. The defense Ministry before the end of the year will reassign all the so-called officers-sergeants – officers appointed to posts of sergeants and foremen. About this newspaper “Izvestia”. In the course of military reform of 2008-2012, the then defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov, it was decided on the reduction of officer posts, the officers offered or discharged, or to take inappropriate their education post, the newspaper reminds. So, for the year (2009-2010) number of officer positions decreased from 335 thousand to 150 thousand were Also abolished titles of warrant officers. “Izvestiya” noted that at the peak of reforms in the status of “officers-sergeants” was about 10 thousand people. “At the moment the situation is fully stabilized, – told “Izvestia” Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov. – Until the end of the year, the remaining officers will be reassigned. There are plans for building the armed
In the coming days, the U.S. plan to announce the extension of sanctions against Russia. It should be a response to assigned Moscow cyber attacks against U.S. institutions during the elections. It clarifies the Agency Reuters, while the White house has not committed to full-scale conflict with the Kremlin. Citing two sources among officials, the Agency reports that the US intends to impose targeted economic sanctions against Russian citizens, to present them in absentia against him and to impose sanctions against Russian diplomats. Moreover, the US administration is planning to spread damaging information about officials and the oligarchs of Russia. In the American media are constantly emerging speculation about the notorious “hand of the Kremlin” intervened in the elections of the President of the United States. Evidence of this was provided. Photos: Drew A. Kelley / ZUMAPRESS / Globallookpress
© Artur Lebedev/TASS MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. French magazine Charlie Hebdo published cartoons of the plane crash Tu-154 in the Black sea and the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey, has once again demonstrated that it represents the Western “democracy and freedom of speech,” said the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.
One of the leaders of the “Islamic state” was killed in an attack by the U.S.-led coalition in Syria. It is reported Associated Press, citing a senior Pentagon official. The attack was made on Monday, December 26. Jandal Abu al-Kuwaiti was eliminated near the Tabqa dam. It is known that he was one of the key leaders of the group, controlling the city of raqqa, self-proclaimed capital of ISIS in Syria. No other details. Currently, in the area of Raqqa are fighting the opposition, supported by the coalition are with the terrorists. “Islamic state” in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability.
Vasily Vlasov The Russians can be brought to an active lifestyle for the new year holiday, increasing the availability of sports and clubs. This was stated by member of the state Duma Committee on physical culture, sports, tourism and Affairs of youth Vasily Vlasov in an interview with “Tape.ru” on Wednesday, December 28. Vlasov offers at the time of the Christmas holidays to lower the cost of memberships at fitness centers by 50 percent. “During the holidays, when most funds went to the table, buy gifts, not all have enough money to pay for a subscription”, — said the Deputy. To accustom the youth to active rest can be achieved by reducing the cost of tickets for various sporting events, the politician believes. He noted that in Russia there are many big stadiums that are not filled 100 percent. “All the fans come in full force. We offer the remaining
Photo: the press service of the President of the Russian Federation Russian politicians and top officials of the country the majority are planning to celebrate the New year with family and friends. This is reported by Russian media. The first person in the state and Russian politicians will celebrate the new year at home in the family circle. About this newspaper “Izvestia”. Informed about the plans of Vladimir Putin to celebrate the holiday with his family said his press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. This tradition the head of the state changed only in 2013, when he spent new year’s eve in Khabarovsk with the local residents affected by the floods. Dmitry Medvedev will meet New year in the family circle. Dishes of the festive table, said the Premier, will be made from Russian products. It is bound to be fish, meat and vegetables produced in our country, and those companies that
The administration of outgoing President Barack Obama is preparing to announce on Thursday, December 29, sanctions against Russia, allegedly because of Moscow’s interference in the election of the American President. As reported by CNN, the restrictive measures are imposed because of hacker attacks on the Democratic party and influenced in the end, the choice of Americans. The responsibility for that actions of criminals of the US and Obama put on Russia. According to the channel, we are talking about expanding sanctions and measures of a diplomatic nature. Also planned are some “secret measures”, which the public will not be announced. Earlier it became known that U.S. authorities are preparing a new package of sanctions against Russia, which Obama wants to have time to sign before the White house will have a new head of state. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that