Iran confirms first case of monkeypox

Plot Monkeypox outbreak in the world A 34-year-old resident of the city of Ahvaz in southwestern Iran has contracted monkeypox. This case was the first in the country, Pedram Pak-Ayin, a spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Health, told IRNA on Tuesday. After confirming the diagnosis, the woman was quarantined. Where she could have become infected is not reported. In early August, more than 15.5 thousand cases of monkeypox infection were recorded in Europe. 99% of the patients were men. According to the latest data, more than 5.1 thousand cases have been confirmed in Spain, in the UK — over 3 thousand cases. In Russia, the first case of monkeypox was detected in July in a Russian who returned from a trip to Europe. Rate the material Источник aif.ru

The editor-in-chief of Moskovsky Komsomolets denied reports of searches in the editorial office

Chief editor and owner of the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper; Pavel Gusev denied the information about the searches in the editorial office, which had previously appeared in a number of Telegram channels, according to RIA Novosti. “No searches in the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper” was not, is not passing and is not planned in the near future,” Gusev said. Earlier it was reported that a journalist from MK was detained in Moscow. Lev Speransky. An employee of the newspaper was taken for interrogation, the police visited his apartment. Speransky is engaged in criminal journalism, for example, he wrote about the “Skopin maniac” Viktor Mokhov. Law enforcement agencies also searched the house of the former editor of Channel One, Marina Ovsyannikova, against whom...

Robotic BMP-3 and “Robodog”: the most interesting on the second day of the “Army”

International military-technical forum “Army-2022” takes place from 15 to 21 August at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center. What interesting things were shown on the second day of the Army-2022 forum — in the AiF.ru photo feed. The unmanned BMP-3 is capable of operating both without a crew and controlled remotely. Its feature is the presence of the Titmouse combat module. He “sees” the terrain at 360 degrees at any time of the day and is equipped with an automated digital fire control system. © Rostec Robotic complex M-81 (“Robodog”), armed with a grenade launcher at the exhibition as part of the Army-2022 International Military-Technical Forum at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center. © RIA Novosti/Alexey Kudenko ...

Medvedev assessed the defense capability of the Russian Federation after attending the Army-2022 forum

Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev praised Russia's defense capability after visiting the Army-2022 forum on Tuesday. “Samples of equipment and technologies demonstrated at open and closed areas of the exposition, allow us to say with confidence that the defense capability of our country is provided at a high level”, — he wrote in his Telegram channel. Recall that at the exhibition of the deputy chairman of the Security Council, he examined the tank “Armata”, combat modules “Boomerang-Petrel”, “Typhoon-U-BM”, “Typhoon- VDV-BM”, “Dagger”, “Epoch” and «Kurganets-BM». Recall, the forum «Army-2022» takes place from 15 to 21 August...

The brother of the deceased journalist Suleymanova spoke about the problems with the funeral

The brother of the journalist Zemfira Suleymanova, who died in the Donbass, Roman spoke in his Telegram channel about the preparations for the funeral of the girl. “The main problem now – this is the transportation of the body to Nizhny (Novgorod – ed.). The perfect solution – this is a machine with a refrigerator,” the National Bolshevik wrote on social networks. He urged subscribers who know where to find such a car in Donetsk to write to him in private messages. Suleimanov added that about 200 thousand rubles had already been collected for his sister's funeral, but subject to the cost of transporting the body, this a bit. 25-year-old journalist and volunteer Zemfira Suleimanova is from Nizhny Novgorod. Today it became known that she died in the DPR, blown up...

Ministry of Defense: Armed Forces of Ukraine placed artillery and MLRS in the mental hospital of Kramatorsk

Ukrainian military equipped barracks and warehouses with weapons on the territory of the mental hospital in the city of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk People's Republic. The facility houses artillery and multiple launch rocket systems, from which militants regularly fire at nearby settlements. This was announced by the head of the National Defense Control Center of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev. The Armed Forces of Ukraine also use other medical facilities for military purposes. For example, on the territory adjacent to the Aleksandrovka hospital, the fighters deployed armored vehicles. Residents of nearby houses were not evacuated. And in the tuberculosis hospital in Artemovsk, Ukrainian militants equipped roadblocks and firing points. The a...

A fighter from Donbass said that his brother is fighting on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

An aif.ru correspondent visited the positions of the second territorial battalion of the NM of the DPR and talked with the mortars destroying the strongholds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Avdiivka. One of the fighters said that since 2014, his own brother has been fighting on the side of Ukraine. “I myself am from Makeevka, but in 2014 I started fighting from Slavyansk. I would like to finish in Slavyansk, but I understand that we will have to go further. My family has been divided into two since 2014. My wife, daughter, uncle and aunt are here. The rest of the relatives are all on the other side. My brother is fighting for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He took one side and I took the other. Over the years, it even happened that our positions were opposite each other a kilometer away...

What benefits can a family expect at the birth of a child?

Weekly “Argumenty i Fakty” No. 33. Russian folk satchel 17/08/2022 Story Social insurance In addition to « maternity leave mother, or rather, benefits for pregnancy and childbirth, families in which a child is born receive other support from the state. Which one? As aif.ru was informed by the Social Insurance Fund (FSS), in the first half of this year, 522,500 women applied for maternity benefits. Its size depends on earnings, and now for 140 days of maternity leave, a mother can receive from 70,324.8 to 360,164 rubles. In addition, at the birth of a child, a lump-sum allowance is also paid. It can be received not only by the mother, but also by the father of the newborn. If it so happened that one of them does not work, then the allowance, the amount of which today is...

The brother of the deceased journalist Suleymanova shared his memories of her

The brother of the journalist Zemfira Suleymanova, who died in the Donbass, shared his memories of her. The corresponding post was published in the Telegram channel of Roman Suleimanov. He noted that for someone Zemfira was a daughter, sister, girlfriend, girlfriend, volunteer, tik-toker, and for him — a party comrade with whom he has known since childhood. According to Roman, the girl was not a very good party member, and she became one only because of him. “But she has many talents, more precisely one, but big (so it seems like a lot) — she played talentedly », — Suleimanov wrote, saying that Zemfira was always “for” any, even crazy, scripts for commercials and she herself offered great ideas. He added that the girl was a fighter and h...

What new substances were found in the lunar rock?

Scientists from Washington University conducted a study on the history of the formation of the Earth's satellite. To do this, they analyzed the composition of meteorites found in Antarctica. There are several versions of the origin of the moon. The most popular one says that it was formed after a celestial body the size of Mars crashed into the young Earth 4.5 billion years ago. As a result of the collision, a stream of debris was ejected from the bowels of our planet, which subsequently combined in orbit, forming the Moon. A group of scientists led by space chemist Patricia Will strong>found another proof of this hypothesis. Using a mass spectrometer, the researchers analyzed the chemical composition of six lunar meteorites that were recovered from the ice of Antarctica. The fa...

Border state. Why is it difficult for refugees from Donbass to find work?

Plot RF special operation in Donbass and Ukraine Every day, the Rostov region receives about 20,000 refugees from the Lugansk and Donetsk People's Republics. In total, more than 2.3 million people have crossed the Rostov border since the beginning of the special military operation, of which 72.5 thousand decided to settle in the region. Many are looking for work. Some — can not be found due to bureaucratic delays with documents. And someone hopes for support. Aif.ru found out what prevents the settlers from arranging life in the new city. Earlier, the regional employment department reported that 117 people found jobs with the help of social services. Among them there is a physical education teacher, a teacher of additional education, an educator, ...

Where can I watch news with sign language translation?

Weekly “Argumenty i Fakty” No. 33. Russian folk satchel 17/08/2022 Russian public television began regular broadcasting with sign language translation. OTR channel now also available for people with hearing disabilities. Photo by OTP press service 10 months of work with news blocks, as well as the final Sunday program “Reflection of the Week” are now accompanied by translation into sign language (sign language translation). The channel's live sign language translation studio began work on August 15, 2022 at 13.00 Moscow time. The project was implemented by the technical specialists of the channel itself. It took more than 10 months to complete the work. Translation into sign language is provided for information and analytical programs broadcast live on wee...

Dog in the booth: how to keep your pet healthy

AIF at Dacha No. 15. Apple Spas 09/08/2022 To guard the house, summer residents often make booths from improvised materials, and then put dogs on a chain in them. And a faithful dog serves for life. Why is it lame? veterinarian Maria Shilina told us about how to properly maintain a four-legged pet. Natalia Filippova, «AiF. In the country”: — Maria, any dog ​​on a chain looks deplorable: due to the restriction of freedom of movement, it becomes inactive. Of course, it is convenient for owners to have a chained pet that guards the home around the clock. And what about animals? Maria Shilina: — Such conditions of detention are inappropriate for them. Suffice it to recall the saying: “The legs feed the wolf.” At one time it was believ...

Which countries have nuclear weapons? infographics

In 2022, nine countries are considered holders of nuclear weapons. USA, Russia, UK, France and China are on the list of “old” nuclear powers that have signed the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. “Young” nuclear powers India, Pakistan and Israel did not sign the document, the DPRK ratified the treaty, but then withdrew its signature. Prior to 1989, South Africa also had nuclear weapons, but this country voluntarily destroyed all its warheads after the liquidation of the apartheid regime. After the collapse of the USSR, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan also abandoned their nuclear arsenals. Iran has been accused of trying to get its own weapons under the guise of an independent nuclear power plant. The US was the first to conduct a nuclear test in 1...

How will the design of the MIR TV channel change?

“Argumenty i Fakty” Weekly No. 33. Russian folk satchel 17/08/2022 In the anniversary season, viewers will enjoy the bright design of the MIR Interstate TV channel: an updated logo with honeycombs and "sky drop". On the eve of the next TV season, the channel will appear in an unexpected design. Still, MTRK «MIR» – 30 years, which means it's time for a festive anniversary design. And it will be not only new forms and graphics, but also deep semantic content. Symbolically and unexpectedly Honeycombs in the colors of the – the brightest shades of blue and green. “Firstly, honeycombs – this is symbolic, – considers chief director of the channel Konstantin Taroyants. – As a strong community, a commonwealth of information reso...

The authorities of Zaporozhye accused the Armed Forces of Ukraine of hitting the cooling system of a nuclear power plant

The Ukrainian military, according to the CAA, has already fired several dozen shots at it from heavy weapons, which can lead to disruption of its operation and overheating of the reactor< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/8/82/756606783712828.jpg" alt="The authorities of Zaporozhye accused the Armed Forces of Ukraine of hitting the NPP cooling system" />< /p> Cooling pool units at Zaporozhye NPP The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) are trying to damage the cooling circuit of the Zaporozhye NPP, Volodymyr Rogov, a member of the main council of the military-civilian administration of the Zaporozhye region, said on the air of the Soloviev Live channel. He claims that the Ukrainian military fired on him already several dozen shots from heavy weapons. “It ...

Biden signs anti-inflation bill

The law provides, in particular, for the reduction of healthcare costs, the transition to clean energy and electric vehicles, as well as tax reform 85/756606851678855.jpg 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > US President Joe Biden signed a law that should help reduce inflation, the White House said. The law provides, in particular, to reduce health care costs, energy, reduce harmful emissions, tax reform, and reduce the deficit. > For example, families that switch to clean energy and electric vehicles will be able to save more than $1,000 a year. Americans will be able to get rebates or tax credits for buying heat pumps or installing solar panels, saving them up to $750 a year. And di...

The German government denied the message about the postponement of the closure of the nuclear power plant

The Wall Street Journal, citing sources, wrote that the authorities were going to postpone the closure of the remaining three nuclear power plants due to a possible shortage of gas in the winter. This was later denied by the government< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/2/19/756606940732192.jpg" alt="The German government denied the message about the delay in the closure of the nuclear power plant" /> The German government has denied reports of a decision to postpone the closure of the last three German nuclear power plants due to be decommissioned at the end of 2022, Reuters reports. These plants, operated by E.ON, RWE and EnBW, produce about 6% of the country's electricity. August 16, The Wall Street Journal, citing German government sources, report...

The Foreign Ministry announced plans to discuss a trip to the ZNPP through Russia with the IAEA

According to diplomat Igor Vishnevetsky, Kyiv cannot guarantee the safety of IAEA specialists, so a trip to the Zaporozhye NPP across the front line endangers the mission< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/6/98/756606948378986.jpg 800w" media="(max-width: 400px) and (-webkit-min- device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/6/98/756606948378986.jpg" alt="The Foreign Ministry announced plans to discuss a trip to the ZNPP through Russia with the IAEA"/> The organization of a trip of specialists from the International Atomic Energy Agency to the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant via alternative Russian routes will be the subject of discussion with the IAEA and th...

NBC learns of Trump declassifying US spy satellite on Twitter

NBC: Donald Trump declassified American spy satellite on Twitter in 2019 The former US president published a photo of a missile site in Iran after an unsuccessful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the picture was taken by a secret spy satellite, according to the channel< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/9/67/756606945658679.jpg" alt="NBC learned of Trump declassifying US spy satellite on Twitter" /> Former US President Donald Trump declassified an American spy satellite on Twitter at the end of August 2019, NBC News reports, citing former high-ranking intelligence officials. Bolton, this is about Trump's tweet, in which he posted a photo of an Iranian missile site after an unsuccessful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the ...

Elon Musk says he’s buying Manchester United football club

American entrepreneur Elon Musk announced that he was going to buy the English football club Manchester United. “Besides, I'm buying Manchester United, no thanks” , — he wrote on his Twitter account. This publication became a comment on another post by Musk regarding his attitude to the domestic political situation in the United States. Earlier it was reported that the businessman called on American President Joe Biden release from prison all those convicted of drugs in the country. He also spoke about the recession in the United States, noting that it could be very mild. Rate the material Источник aif.ru

Russian signalmen relay radio with survival instructions for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Specialists of the mobile radio complex of the Western Military District relay radio signals for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the population of the liberated territories of Ukraine, reported to the Ministry of Defense. It is specified that radio “Life” popular music, news, as well as an appeal to the Ukrainian military with survival instructions. The mobile radio complex is audible within a radius of 15 kilometers. Communicators expressed confidence that the radio are trying to drown those who direct the actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian authorities are not currently planning remove the ban on leaving the country for men without military experience. According to Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky, protect...

In Russia, they proposed to give children under guardianship the right to inherit

Director of the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Politics Anton Orlov proposed to give children under guardianship the right to inherit, RT reports. In his address to the head of the Ministry of Labor Anton Kotyakov, the political scientist recalled,  that according to the law, seven lines of inheritance of property are defined. Thus, distant relatives who could see each other only a few times have the right to inherit property, while the child is under guardianship, with whom the guardian could live for years and with who has good relations, does not have the right to inherit. Orlov also notes that it is advisable to amend & nbsp; the Civil Code in terms of including minor children who have been under guardianship for at least three years, in one of the succession queues...

How many metro stations will be built in Moscow by 2025?

“Arguments and Facts” Weekly No. 33. Russian People's Backpack 08/17/2022 According to the capital's construction complex, 29 metro stations are now in operation. It is planned to complete 27 of them in two years.  At the same time, stops on the Big Circle Line (both new and reconstructed) should be ready before the end of this year. As for the next transport toponyms, as mayor Sobyanin wrote in his Telegram channel, "future stations are named taking into account the opinion of Muscovites. In the project “Active Citizen” residents have already voted for the names of 22 stations. They are located on 7 branches – both long-standing and just being laid (see table). Another important news related to the subway concerns the Circle Line. It beca...

Everyday life in Berdyansk

In Berdyansk, which is under the control of the Russian Armed Forces, peaceful life continues to improve. How does the city live now — see in the AiF.ru photo feed.

Heat wave in China breaks 1961 record for longest duration

The duration of abnormally hot weather observed in the summer of 2022 in China has become a record for the past six decades, TASS reports with reference to the Central Meteorological Administration of the PRC. According to Chinese weather forecasters , the heat wave in the country has been going on for 64 days, exceeding the record of 1961. Then, similar weather in China lasted 62 days. Meteorologists predict the continuation of the heat in China, and also allow its intensity to increase. According to Chinese media, due to the drought of the Sanxia hydroelectric power station ;, which is the largest in the world, has begun discharging water into the Yangtze River. In the coming days, water supplies in the river are planned to be replenished by 500 million cubic meters. Earlier it was repo...

Lithuanian authorities questioned the possibility of banning the issuance of Schengen to Russians

Lithuanian Defense Ministry: It will be difficult for the EU to reach a consensus on a ban on issuing Schengen to Russians //s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/5/91/756606419522915.jpg 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/5/91/756606419522915.jpg" alt="Lithuanian authorities questioned the possibility of banning the issuance of Schengen to Russians" /> Lithuanian Defense Minister Arvydas Anusauskas considers calls to ban the issuance of tourist Schengen visas to Russians at the EU level unpromising, since EU members are unlikely to reach an agreement on this issue. He stated this on the air of LRT radio. &#...

The court fined Shevchuk ₽50 thousand in the case of discrediting the army

Shevchuk was not present at the meeting, but handed over an anti-war statement through a lawyer< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/6/88/756606424031886.jpg" alt="The court fined Shevchuk ₽50 thousand in the case of discrediting the army" /> Yuri Shevchuk The Soviet court of Ufa found DDT leader Yuri Shevchuk guilty in an administrative case of discrediting the army and fined him 50,000 rubles, the joint press service of the courts of Bashkiria reported. Protocol under Art. 20.3.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses on discrediting the Armed Forces against Shevchuk was drawn up after a concert in Ufa on May 18. During it, the leader of the DDT made an anti-war appeal and spoke about his understanding of the word “motherland”. The case was ...

Buk developer offered to help restore Donbass airfields

ToAlmaz-Antey Concern announced its readiness to assist in the restoration of Donbass airfields https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/6/52/756606429798526.jpg 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel- ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/6/52/756606429798526.jpg" alt="Buk developer offered to help restore Donbas airfields" />< /p> Concern «Diamond—Antey» is ready to take part in the restoration of Donbas airfields, the Mariupol airfield may be the first, RIA Novosti reported. Holding Deputy General Director Dmitry Savitsky at the Army-2022 forum. “Concern VKO” Almaz “Antey”, which is the only supplie...