A participant in an experiment to simulate a flight to the moon received a hand injury

According to the source, during training on the model of a multifunctional strength trainer, she received a slight injury. On the recommendation of doctors, Karjakin was taken out of the experimental complex, after which medical assistance was provided. She is now undergoing treatment. The press service added that the implementation of the scientific program of the SIRIUS-21 isolation experiment continues as planned. On November 4, an international isolation experiment to simulate a flight was launched in Moscow and landing on the moon SIRIUS-21. Six people went on a conditional trip to the moon, including Oleg Blinov, an instructor of the Cosmonaut Training Center, William Brown, a bachelor of Russian language and literature from the United States, and other participants in the ex...

The cosmonaut suggested using satellite images in lawsuits

Satellite and space photographs could be used as evidence in court when considering cases, RIA Novosti reports & nbsp; the words of test cosmonaut & nbsp; Anton Shkaplerov. “ The development of space technologies opens up new opportunities for courts and participants in the process. The use of satellite images as evidence has excellent potential ',' mdash; said the cosmonaut, having connected via video link from the ISS to the environmental seminar of the Supreme Court of Russia. Shkaplerov said that so far it is impossible to see the number of a car or a person's face in such pictures, but they can be used in courts of environmental disputes or in cases related to real estate. & nbsp; “In this regard, I invite you to discuss the prospects f...

The court overturns the verdict of two ex-athletes due to the shooting in the “Moscow City”

The Moscow City Court overturned the verdict and sent for a new trial the case of the shooting in Moscow City; in 2017, against two former members of the Scorpio martial arts sports club; Magomed Ismailov and Eldar Khamidov. TASS writes about this with reference to lawyer Andrei Orlov. “ We will learn the grounds for cancellation after the court decision is made in full, '' & ndash; noted the lawyer. In May, the Presnensky Court of Moscow sentenced the defendants to 16 and 15 years in prison, respectively. Prior to that, the jury had found them guilty. As part of the trial, prosecution witnesses were interrogated, including singer Valery Meladze and businessman Dmitry Pavlov. Meladze and hockey player Pavel Bure were present as guests at Pavlov's birthday p...

What new planet the size of Mars and with the composition of Mercury have scientists found?

A planet the size of Mars and the composition of Mercury was discovered at a distance of 31 light years from the Sun. This is stated in an international study of astronomers, published in the journal Science. What is known about the discovered planet? The planet was named GJ 367 b. She orbits her star in just eight hours. Thus, a year on this planet lasts eight hours. The size of the planet GJ 367 b is comparable to Mars. It turned out to be one of the lightest planets discovered to date. Its weight is 55% of the Earth's mass, radius & mdash; 72%. The distance at which the planet is from the Sun is very small by cosmic standards, which allowed astronomers to determine its characteristics. So, scientists found out that GJ 376 b & mdash; it is a rocky planet that may co...

Snowfall in Moscow and Moscow region

The most powerful snowfall in the last 70 years fell on Moscow on December 7. Forecasters called it a record for the calendar start of winter, so much snow during this period in Moscow was last recorded in 1949. It is expected that in just a day, up to 15 centimeters of snow may fall in the city. Photos and videos of snowfall in Moscow and the Moscow region have appeared on social networks. & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; View this post on Instagram & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; Post by Sertana_Nazar (@sertana_nazar) & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; View this post on Instagram & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; &...

The Ministry of Education and Science announced the IX competition for mega-grants for universities and research institutes

The ninth competition for mega-grants from the Ministry of Education and Science starts on December 15, according to the portal of the Russian government. The maximum amount of state support will be 90 million rubles. In previous years, program participants have already received more than 35 billion rubles for scientific research. “ Megagrants will allow educational and scientific organizations to create unique laboratories throughout the country for breakthrough scientific discoveries '', & mdash; said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko. In turn, the head of the Ministry of Education and Science Valery Falkov noted that the recipients of mega-grants conduct their research in 315 laboratories on the basis of 133 scientific organizations and universities ...

Save the planet together. Big business is fighting for the environment in the regions

An eco-center was opened in Yekaterinburg as part of the Let's Save the Planet Together project, which should contribute to the development of the necessary infrastructure for the separate collection and processing of secondary waste. This is especially true for the regions. The new center appeared as a result of & nbsp; joint work of Procter & amp; Gamble and the popular retail chain Pyaterochka with the participation of experts in the field of sustainable development and ecology & mdash; & nbsp; projects & laquo; Assembly & raquo; and EcoTechnology Group. & nbsp; & nbsp; Photo: P & amp; G Press Office. The initiative was highly appreciated by local residents & mdash; & nbsp; during the national Internet voting, Yekateri...

In Ukraine, the court allowed to detain Poklonskaya on suspicion of treason

The Kiev Court of Appeal granted the prosecutor's petition to detain Poklonskaya in order to choose a preventive measure for her in the high treason case. Poklonskaya holds the post of Russian Ambassador to Cape Verde Natalya Poklonskaya The Kiev Court of Appeal allowed to detain the former Crimean prosecutor, the current Russian ambassador to Cape Verde, Natalia Poklonskaya, on suspicion of treason. The message on the court's website does not indicate the name and surname of Poklonskaya, but it is noted that it is a question of the former “ so-called prosecutor of the annexed Crimea. '' In September, the Shevchenkovsky District Court of Kiev refused to grant permission to the prosecutor to detain Poklonskaya. In this regard, he lodged a complaint against the ...

Putin and Biden greeted each other at the talks. Video

On Tuesday evening, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden met via video link. They should discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan, cyberspace security and other topics. How was the beginning of the meeting – look at RBK Video Subscribe to YouTube RBK Live broadcasts, videos and recordings of programs on our YouTube channel Источник rbc.ru

Biden expressed hope for a personal meeting with Putin

According to the American President, a face-to-face meeting may take place next October Vladimir Putin during a meeting with Joe Biden (via videoconference) US President Joe Biden at the beginning of talks via video link with Vladimir Putin expressed hope for a face-to-face meeting two heads of state. According to him, this could happen at the next G20 summit. Video Earlier, Putin's foreign policy adviser Yuri Ushakov said that the two leaders had no agreement to hold a face-to-face summit after the virtual one. The next meeting of the G20 leaders is scheduled for October 2022. It must take place on the Indonesian island of Bali. This year the G20 summit was held in Rome. Biden arrived in the Italian capital, and Putin communicated with the conference participants via vide...

Bloomberg reveals US plan to stop Nord Stream 2 due to Ukraine

Bloomberg: US will stop Nord Stream 2 in case of Russian “invasion of Ukraine” According to the new version of the US sanctions plan in case of “Russian invasion of Ukraine”, Washington intends to completely block the Nord Stream 2 project. Restrictions against banks and Russian exports are also discussed The US plans to achieve a complete shutdown of the Nord Stream 2 project in the event that Russia even starts military operations in Ukraine. Bloomberg reported this, citing sources familiar with the White House's plans. According to one of the agency's interlocutors, Washington is now pushing Germany to commit itself to abandoning the pipeline in the event of an “ invasion '' Russia to Ukraine. Among other discussed possible options f...

Belarus will ban the import of pork and milk from the EU and the USA

On January 1, Belarus will introduce a pro-embargo on goods from the US and the EU in response to sanctions. and other goods From January 1, the Belarusian authorities will impose a food embargo on a number of goods from the European Union, the United States and other countries in response to the sanctions. BelTA informs about it. with reference to the press service of the government. The import ban also applies to goods from Canada, Norway, Albania, Iceland, North Macedonia, Great Britain, Montenegro and Switzerland. Among the prohibited items the import of products includes pork, a number of by-products, milk and dairy products (with some exceptions), vegetables (except for those intended for sowing), fruits and nuts, animal oils, sausages, confectionery, salt. “ The head ...

Online summit of Putin and Biden. The main thing

On December 7, the online talks between the presidents of Russia and the United States lasted two hours. The summit agenda included bilateral relations, strategic stability, as well as the situation in Ukraine and NATO expansion Joe Biden (right) and Vladimir Putin How the meeting was held The meeting began as it was scheduled, around 18:00 Moscow time and lasted just over two hours. The presidents contacted each other via a secure video link. Vladimir Putin was at his residence in Sochi, and Joseph Biden & mdash; at the White House in Washington. Video A very small part of the conversation was broadcast live, about half a minute. There were only heads of state in the frame. Putin began the meeting with the words: “ Greetings, Mr. President. '' Biden, in resp...

HSE Explains Manager’s Mistake Letter Prohibiting Practice With Foreign Agents

The ban was announced by a student and ex-employee of one of the Doxa. The HSE said that there are no such bans in the university, but admitted that students received a letter about restrictions on practice due to a manager's error The Higher School of Economics (NRU HSE) did not forbid students to undergo practical training in foreign media agents, the press service of the university told RBC. The HSE said that the letter to the students of the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design was sent out by mistake. “ The mistake of the practice manager, who sent the letter on his own initiative and without the consent of his management, is associated with a misunderstanding of the legislation, '' & mdash; says the message. The HSE noted that such bans were not in...

Sanctions against Nord Stream 2 were not included in the draft US military budget

The US military budget does not contain any mention of the Nord Stream sanctions; 2 ''. The document was published by a specialized committee of the House of Representatives. “ The House of Representatives bill contained a provision that ordered the president to impose sanctions on Nord Stream & mdash; 2. The Senate amendment did not contain a similar provision. The agreement does not include this provision & raquo;, & mdash; the draft says. The document also does not include a provision prohibiting the Americans from dealing with Russia's sovereign debt. Initially, it was assumed that if the amendment is adopted, the US President could lift the ban in the absence of evidence of Moscow's interference in the American elections. Material is ...

Biden warns Putin of the threat of “drastic” sanctions

US President Joe Biden warned his Russian counterpart during a videoconference with Vladimir Putin that if the situation in Ukraine escalated, the United States could introduce “ decisive '' economic restrictions against Russia. This is stated in the message of the White House following the talks. “ President Biden expressed deep concern of the United States and our European allies about the concentration of Russian forces around Ukraine and made it clear that the United States and our allies would respond with decisive economic and other measures in the event of a military escalation '', & mdash; the statement reads. The material is being supplemented. RBC application Customize the feed according to your interests, read only important for you ...

Minsk announced food embargo against the USA, Canada and European countries

Photo: pixabay.com A list of countries in respect of which the republic plans to impose a food embargo has been published on the Belarusian legal Internet portal. The list includes the countries of the European Union, Canada and the United States, as well as Albania, Great Britain, Iceland, Norway, North Macedonia, Montenegro and the Swiss Confederation. Among the goods prohibited for import into Belarus are live pigs, some types of meat and products from it, as well as salt, milk, fruits, confectionery, etc. As specified, the main provisions of the decree will be in effect during the first half of 2022. Источник www.mk.ru

Sanctions on the sovereign debt of the Russian Federation were excluded from the US defense budget

Photo: Mikhail Verny US legislators have removed sanctions on the sovereign debt of the Russian Federation from the agreed draft defense budget. According to the published text of the bill, there is no clause prohibiting US residents from acquiring sovereign debt obligations of the Russian Federation. Previously, legislators removed the clause on sanctions against Nord Stream 2. Источник www.mk.ru

“The army has implemented Putin’s instructions on psychological pressure on NATO”

Experts assessed information from US intelligence about Russia's readiness to attack Ukraine US intelligence has raised a huge wave of information in the West in recent weeks, claiming that Russia has amassed large forces on the border with Ukraine and preparing to attack. As evidence, images from space are given, which show huge areas filled with military equipment. And apparently, it never occurred to anyone in the West that all this technique was … specially exhibited. Photo: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation President Putin on November 18 at an expanded meeting of the Foreign Ministry collegium, speaking about the desire of Kiev to solve the problem of Donbass by force and the West's unwillingness to pull up the junior partner, noted one thing: Russian...

Threatened to limit the exchange of the ruble for the dollar and the euro

The US and the European Union do not exclude the possibility of introducing a new package of anti-Russian sanctions. Perhaps they will be directed against credit institutions and the Russian Direct Investment Fund. Prohibitive measures will restrict the conversion of the ruble if “Russia attacks Ukraine.” Anonymous sources told Bloomberg that the authorization of the largest Russian banks may be reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin by his American counterpart Joseph Biden. < p> “They believe that the most severe measure would be to disconnect from SWIFT, but it would deal a severe blow to the citizens of Russia. Therefore, officials are more inclined to deprive the possibility of converting the ruble into the dollar, euro and British pound, “the agency's interlocu...

The Kremlin commented on the diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics by the United States

Photo: Still from the video Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Moscow advocates that no politics be introduced into the ideas of the Olympic movement. “The main thing is that the athletes are not concerned,” he said. Peskov noted that it is in the interests of American athletes to take part in the Olympics, because the Games will be held “ ; with or without them. '' & nbsp; The Kremlin speaker recalled that the Olympics will be held “ in harsh conditions associated with pandemic restrictions. '' “China has long agreed with the IOC on an option when no official representatives will be invited,” Peskov said. & nbsp; According to him, everything else & nbsp; is the relationship between the United States and China. On December 6, Washington o...

Who destroyed the USSR: “The cleaning lady threw the Belovezhskaya agreements into the trash can”

Historian Spitsyn outlined the main causes of death of the empire State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin conducted a survey on the reasons for the collapse of the USSR in his telegram channel. The result is unexpected: 58% of the participants believe that the country has collapsed due to the betrayal of the party elites. The farther the USSR goes back into the past, the fewer those who believe that its demise was caused by natural causes. On December 8, 1991, in Belovezhskaya Pushcha, the Agreement on the establishment of the CIS was signed, which meant the death of the union state. Historian Yevgeny Spitsyn gives an assessment of those events. Photo: wikimedia.org/RIA Novosti archive/U. Ivanov – There were no objective prerequisites for the collapse of the USSR – neith...

Putin’s trump cards in negotiations with Biden named

“Unfavorable time for the US president” On Tuesday evening, the presidents of Russia and the US are scheduled to hold talks via video link. The attention of the world media is riveted on the conversation between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, which is taking place against the backdrop of yet another increase in Russian-American tension. We have seen what foreign mass media have to say about the upcoming virtual summit. Photo: AP CNN:“ President Joe Biden is set to make one of the most critical calls of his presidency to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, having received harsh warnings from the US intelligence community that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine as early as next month. On amid “deep concern” about Russia's planning “significant military ...

The expert identified the pain point of the US missile defense

“North covered and south bare” The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has reported the completion of the LRDR ballistic missile warning system at Clear Air Force Base in Alaska … The radar will operate in the 2000-4000 GHz frequency range. US Navy Vice Admiral John Hill called it a “milestone” in defense against the threat of ballistic and hypersonic missiles. However, a Russian military expert believes that the United States is late in this matter. Photo: dvidshub.net According to the Pentagon, the radar will detect and track warheads & nbsp; and ballistic missiles and even satellites in low-earth orbit. The commissioning of the facility is scheduled for 2022. Commenting on the appearance in Alaska of a new American station designed to track the l...

Experts assessed the danger of new conflicts in Asia: “They want to plunge into chaos”

America and its allies have forgotten an important lesson in history Will Asia be a region of peace and cooperation, or will it be a place where new conflicts and smoldering old ones flare up? Asia is increasingly central to changing the global balance of power and is becoming the main platform for global change. We talked with Russian and foreign experts who took part in the XII Asian Conference of the Valdai Club, which is taking place on December 7-8 in Moscow. Russia and Asia in a Changing International Order. Photo: en.wikipedia.org How reasonable is it to talk about the “inevitable” forthcoming military and political conflicts in Asia? In response to this question, Valdai Club expert, Dean and Professor of the School of International and Regional Studies, East C...

Political psychologist predicted the failure of the talks between Putin and Biden

Online communication “kills” emotions Talks between the presidents of Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, are to take place on Tuesday evening. The heads of the two states will communicate via a secure video link. Alexander Konfisakhor, associate professor of the Department of Political Psychology, St. Photo: AP The channel's interlocutor said that online communication, in his opinion, “kills emotions”, since each side will stand in its own positions. “It will simply be some kind of exchange of views, which is unlikely to somehow change the point of view of the opponent, who will be on the other side of the screen,” Confisahor said. The expert added that personal communication, in his opinion, allows not only to listen to the in...

American diplomatic boycott of 2022 Olympics finds followers

Beijing threatened to retaliate for the demarche over the Winter Games The Olympic Games, which in recent years have been invariably associated with international scandals, are once again becoming an arena of political confrontation. The US authorities have decided to boycott the Beijing Olympics scheduled for February next year. No, American athletes will go to the Games, but officials will not be present in the Chinese capital. And this is not even connected with the coronavirus pandemic, but with politics. A similar demarche has already been divided by the world community, and its current stage, apparently, is & nbsp; clearly not the last. Photo: AP The fact that the United States decided to declare a diplomatic boycott of the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2022 was announced ...

The retirement age has been raised again in Moldova

300 thousand people did not have time to take advantage of the previous law The Parliament of Moldova voted to raise the retirement age to 63 years for men and women or after 34 years of continuous service. The bill was supported by 53 members of the ruling Action and Solidarity party, while the opposition tried to block the rostrum. However, the drama unfolding in parliament looked more like a bad theatrical performance than a bare nerve of social discontent. Photo : en.wikipedia.org The decision to raise the retirement age was made back in 2016, just a few days before the leader of the Party of Socialists became president of Moldova. Igor Dodon. On the eve of the 2020 elections, he tried to cancel the increase in the retirement age. The amendments were supposed to enter into for...

Biden’s big wiring: they want to put Putin on his shoulder blades

Russia's task is not to fuss On the eve of the video summit of Putin and Biden, the collective West has turned on the mechanisms of intimidation to the fullest. Unknown anonymous sources of the Bloomberg agency, behind which the contours of the leading figures of the US administration are easily guessed, even announced a specific list of “hellish sanctions” that are about to fall on Russia: here and disconnecting us from the international banking system SWIFT, and stopping the exchange of the ruble for Western currency . Photo: AP Is the Russian bear diligently cornered with an eye on the demonstrative putting on a muzzle? This is exactly the propaganda exhaust that Joseph Biden is seeking. The task of Russia in this situation is by no means to fuss. In case of fus...

“What a fig for us this Crimea!”: Why Yeltsin left the peninsula to Ukraine

Did Russia have the opportunity to get out from the wreckage of the empire with less losses 30 years ago, on December 8, 1991, the leaders of the three “fraternal” republics – Russia, Ukraine and Belarus – told the hail and the world that “the USSR as a subject of international law and geopolitical reality ceases to exist.” All these 30 years, the debate about whether the USSR had a chance to “stay alive” has not ceased. However, in our country, the discussion is gradually shifting to another plane: did Russia have the opportunity to get out from the wreckage of the empire with less losses? From left to right: Leonid Kravchuk, Stanislav Shushkevich, Boris Yeltsin after the signing of the Agreement on the Establishment of the CIS. Belov...