Tag: Russia

Highest mark. SUEK has become a leader in sustainable development in Russia

The leading economic journal of Russia “ Expert '' published the third sustainable development rating. According to him, SUEK has once again become a leader in this area. Rosneft, Sberbank, TMK and Norilsk Nickel also received high scores on the most important criterion for the development of the territories of presence. The social policy of the company is implemented by the SUEK-REGIONS fund. Thanks to him, tens of thousands of families across the country are improving their living conditions. In the study, experts noted that paying attention to creating a comfortable environment, developing the social infrastructure of the regions of presence, as well as supporting local communities are important aspects of the stability of the business of the leaders of the rating in...

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution by Russia and the United States against the criminal use of IT

The UN General Assembly (GA) approved without a vote the Russian-American resolution on the norms of conduct in cyberspace and the prevention of crimes in this area. This document was previously adopted in the first committee of the General Assembly (deals with disarmament and international security). A number of countries, including Australia, Great Britain, France, Germany, Norway, South Korea, Poland, Japan, became its co-authors, Czech Republic, Sweden, etc. The resolution says that the UNGA considers it necessary to “ prevent the use of information resources or technologies for criminal or terrorist purposes. '' The material is being supplemented Subscribe to RBC's Twitter Get news faster than anyone else Источник rbc.ru

Peskov: NATO’s presence in Ukraine will force Russia to defend its interests

Photo: Natalia Gubernatorova Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the potential presence of Western military formations in Ukraine” extremely worries “Russia and if such NATO plans are implemented, the country will be forced to react. In an interview with RT, Peskov said that the British military had previously spoken about their readiness to send a number of units to Ukraine – “not only training, but also combat units.”/p> “This … forces us to take some action,” added the presidential spokesman. He also pointed to NATO's aggressive policies and refusal to recognize the “red lines.”/p> “We don't like it,” Peskov summed up. “And we are doing this to insure our own interests.” Исто...

Schoolboy with a parachute. How is patriotism brought up in Moscow?

Moscow education succeeds in a very difficult thing. The simplest way would be to reduce the military-patriotic work with schoolchildren to grandiloquent slogans of little meaning for modern children at solemn lines on another memorable date. Instead, & mdash; meetings with those who accomplished the feat, educational quests, skydiving, military translation with professional linguists and other memorable and educational events. About them in an interview with AiF told the director of the Moscow center “ Patriot.Sport '' Marat Kuchushev . Dusty exhibits are a thing of the past Inna Aleinikova, AiF.ru: & nbsp; Commemorative events are held in all schools for the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Moscow. Is there a common scenario for them? Marat Kuchus...

Europe’s first female ISS commander begins preparations for flight in Russia

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, who will become the first female ISS crew commander in European history, has already begun preparations for the flight. The head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov said at a meeting of the Russian-Italian Council for Cooperation. According to him, Cristoforetti is training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. Manturov wished her success in the space mission, reports TASS. Before the flight, the astronauts study the Russian segment of the station, and the cosmonauts of Roscosmos & ndash; American. Italian Cristoforetti will go into space in 2022, this will be her second expedition to the ISS. Together with her, NASA astronauts Chell Lindgren and Bob Hines will fly on the SpaceX Crew Dragon. Ис...

“The Merry Queen” Elizabeth. How “Petrov’s daughter” gave Russia greatness

280 years ago, on the night of December 6, 1741, under the arches of the Life Guards Preobrazhensky Regiment the words sounded: “ Guys, you know whose daughter I am. They want to imprison me in a monastery. Follow me! '' This is how the next palace coup of the 18th century began and very soon ended. The coup was bloodless, which in no small measure contributed to the subsequent softening of morals. The initiator of the coup was given a vow, in case of success, not to execute anyone by death. The word was kept. The personal imperial decree of May 17, 1744 actually abolished the death penalty in Russia. This decree was signed by Empress Elizabeth . Daughter of the Emperor Peter the Great , which she, in fact, insisted on in her appeal to the Life Guards. She spent twen...

Apple sues the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia

The American corporation Apple has filed a lawsuit against the FAS, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the file of cases of the Moscow Arbitration Court. It is specified that the company filed an application for recognition of non-normative legal acts on December 1 invalid, and on Thursday – a petition to attach additional documents to the case. According to an FAS spokesman, cited by the agency, the American corporation disputes the warning issued at the end of August. Recall 30 In August, the FAS issued & nbsp; Apple a warning due to abuse of a dominant market position and obliged to eliminate violations. The warning was not followed. The Russian department opened a case against the & nbsp; corporation due to the prohibition of application developers to inf...

Ambassador announced Biden’s reluctance to impose sanctions against Russia

The US President does not want to continue the sanctions policy, but Washington's actions will depend on “resolving some issues” that caused the imposition of restrictions, Sullivan said John Sullivan US President Joe Biden's administration does not want to impose sanctions on Russia , but Washington's decisions will depend on Moscow's actions, US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said in an interview with RBC. According to the diplomat, in April of this year, when the United States extended sanctions against Russia and took measures prohibiting banks and other financial institutions of the country from purchasing Russian ruble federal loan bonds (OFZ) on the primary market after June 14, according to Biden, “ remained open questions. '' W...

Possible US “nuclear” sanctions against Russia over Ukraine named

Cutting off the Russian economy from SWIFT will hit Western countries as well In the coming days, negotiations are scheduled between the leaders of Russia and the United States. A telephone conversation is expected on Tuesday between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden against the backdrop of renewed tensions between the United States and Russia over the events around Ukraine. Meanwhile, American politicians are talking about new “nuclear sanctions” against Moscow. Photo: pixabay.com White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said a number of issues will be discussed during the telephone talks between the heads of the two powers, and “President Biden will highlight US concerns about Russian military activities on the border with Ukraine and reaffirm US support for Ukr...

Ex-participant of “House-2” about the service in Donbass: “The Nazis mocked for fun”

How a participant in a reality show came to the fore In Russia, December 5 is celebrated as the Day of the Volunteer or Volunteer. What drives volunteers? A question to which, perhaps, there is no unambiguous answer. For someone, “saving” is a state of mind, for someone helping others is the ideology of life. They are not always understood, some even condemn them and look for a catch in every act. Others admire and cite as examples. But, one way or another, these people are among us. The MK correspondent talked with the former participant of the show “Dom-2” Natalya Khim, call sign “Wolf Mother”, who came to Donbass as a volunteer in 2014 and spent three years in the militia. Photo: From the personal archive “ I got into a dispute at” Dom-2 “” This slende...

Whose finger is on the trigger: Russia is being pushed to invade Ukraine

International tensions hooked up to charging The cute (pictured with Lavrov) and frightening (politically) beast, the Arctic fox crept up unnoticed. But in order to continue not to notice him, today you need to put on a clothespin, close your eyes and pour something into your ears: the predictions of the most diverse Cassandras about the inevitability of “Russia's invasion of Ukraine” are heard from all possible and impossible cracks. The German tabloid Bild, known for his hysterical tone and penchant for invention, even published a map of such a future invasion. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who has never served in the army, is an accountant in her first profession, “scares Putin”, driving back and forth in a tank near the Russian border. According to ...

How much will Russia sell to India the right to produce a Kalashnikov assault rifle?

Weekly “Arguments and Facts” # 48. Not cheap help 01/12/2021 Expert's answer 1 + – In & nbsp; this year, the parties are going to sign contract for 590 & nbsp; million & nbsp; dollars, providing for the production of 680 & nbsp; thous. AK-203 for & nbsp; India, in & nbsp; t. & Nbsp; h. on & nbsp; its territory. 'It's a good deal, & nbsp; & ndash; thinks director of the Center for Analysis of Strategies and & nbsp; Technologies Ruslan & shy; Pukhov . & nbsp; & ndash; With & nbsp; taking into account the fact that the market for small arms is oversaturated with all sorts of copies of the AK, to sell the plant for & nbsp; production of this & shy; assault rifle &...

Germans remembered 1941 after calls to make Russia an “outcast”

Photo: pixabay.com Die Welt readers commented on the material in which the author stated the need to treat Russia as a“ regime – an outcast “and” a pariah country “. As grounds for this, he sees Moscow's behavior in response to Kiev's anti-Russian actions. True, he draws very biased conclusions from this. The author claims that the Russian Federation in 2014 “destroyed the peaceful order” in Europe, and now is trying to subjugate “whole chunks of Eastern Europe” and restore the Soviet Union. The material also claims that Russia should be punished more severely, and the best way to do this is to end support for Nord Stream 2. “Four years ago, Putin made a radical paradigm shift and has been behaving aggressively ever since to create a Russian sphere o...

State Department reported on progress on visas with Russia

The United States and Russia have made progress on the issue of diplomatic visas, writes TASS, citing a State Department official. “ These are current issues that we continue to deal with. In recent days, we have made progress on bilateral issues and look forward to continuing to move in that direction, '', & mdash; said the interlocutor of the agency. He stressed that a functioning embassy “ is of decisive importance for diplomacy. '' Earlier, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Yevgeny Ivanov, said that consultations on the issuance of visas between Moscow and Washington are not easy, but “ some solutions are being found. '' and some progress has been made. In April of this year, the United States expelled ten Russian diplomat...

Biden firmly outlined the position on the “red lines” of Russia

US President: “I expect we have a long conversation” photo: whitehouse .gov “I will not accept anyone's red lines,” US President Biden told reporters in Washington before leaving for the Camp David country residence. According to the head of the White House, he is preparing comprehensive initiatives that will make it difficult for Russia to “invade” Ukraine, according to the BBC. According to the media, Joe Biden commented on the statements made at the Russia Calling forum by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who considers the “red lines” for Moscow not only to bring NATO infrastructure closer to Russia's borders, but also to deploy strike complexes on Ukrainian territory. Commenting on the situation on the Russian-Ukrainia...

The Prosecutor General’s Office will check the mines of ten coal regions of Russia

Plot Tragedy at the Listvyazhnaya mine in the Kemerovo region The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov ordered to check the mines in ten coal-mining regions of the Russian Federation, TASS reports. He stated this during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the situation in the coal industry of Kuzbass … Krasnov noted that, taking into account numerous facts of non-compliance with the legislation, it was decided to conduct large-scale inspections, which will include mines in Komi, Yakutia, Tyva, Primorsky and Khabarovsk Territories, Samara, Sakhalin and other regions. It is noted that the prosecutor's office will check 111 mines and open-pit mines in Kuzbass. The events will involve 320 prosecutors and one hundred specialists from cont...

The heads of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine called for tougher sanctions against Russia

Vilnius, Warsaw and Kiev call on the international community to toughen sanctions against Moscow, according to a joint statement by the presidents of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine Gitanas Nauseda, Andrzej Duda and Volodymyr Zelensky In the document, the leaders of the three countries said about “ ongoing aggression against Ukraine '' from Russia. They also called on the Russian side to de-escalate by “ withdrawing their troops from the Ukrainian borders and temporarily occupied territories. '' Nauseda, Duda, and Zelensky reiterated their concerns over the Russian stream-2 '' and called the project a threat to European security. for the security of the European region. The presidents agreed to oppose the 'monopolization of the European gas market...

The target for undermining by agents of the special services of Ukraine on the territory of Russia has become known

Two of the detainees were sent by the Security Service of Ukraine to the territory of Russia in order to collect information and take photos and videos of strategically important life support enterprises and transport infrastructure. The third detainee worked for the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. His tasks included the commission of a terrorist act by detonating two improvised explosive devices with a total mass of 1.5 kg in TNT. The target of the terrorist was to be the mast of the Black Sea Fleet radio center, the Crimean television center tower and a mobile gas turbine power plant. p> Источник www.mk.ru

Russia and San Marino agreed to abolish visas

Russia and San Marino have agreed to abolish visas between the two countries, the state secretariat for foreign affairs of the European republic reported. SOURCE: PIXABAY On Thursday, December 2, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, International Economic Cooperation and Telecommunications of San Marino Luca Beccari signed a corresponding agreement. As noted in the message of the San Marino State Secretariat, the signed agreement testifies to “excellent relations” between states and “mutual desire to develop cooperation”. Источник www.mk.ru

Hasta la vista, baby! The first company from the “Terminators” appeared in Russia

The first in the & nbsp; Russian army, a full-time unit equipped with the Terminator tank support combat vehicles (BMPT), appeared in the & nbsp; Central Military District. & Nbsp; This was stated by the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin. In June next year, new equipment will be used in & nbsp; large-scale exercises, and there they will & nbsp; explore the possibilities of using the BMPT battalion. According to the & nbsp; opinion of the military, the equipment will not & nbsp; only perform combat missions as an effective means of fire support for tanks, but & nbsp; and & nbsp; will solve a wide range of tasks in & nbsp; mountains and & nbsp; settlements. Earlier, the German edition of...

Blinken threatened Russia with sanctions that have not been applied before

The United States threatened Russia in the event of aggression against Ukraine with such sanctions that they did not dare to apply earlier. The announcement followed after the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of NATO countries Anthony Blinken In the event of Russian aggression against Ukraine, the United States will use such effective sanctions, from which they previously refrained from applying. This was stated by the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken after the meeting of the NATO foreign ministers in Riga. “If Russia takes the path of confrontation with Ukraine, we have made it clear that we will respond decisively, including a number of high-impact economic measures that we have refrained from in the past,” & mdash; quoted by Reuters US Secretary of State. Washington ...

The Latvian deputy decided to open a case for espionage in favor of Russia

MP Janis Adamsons was arrested in June. The investigation believes that for four years he transmitted data on military purchases and the budget to Russia. In the summer, as part of the parliamentarian case in Latvia, a Russian was detained Janis Adamsons The Prosecutor General's Office of Latvia appealed to the Diet (unicameral parliament) of the country with a request to consent to a criminal case against the deputy Janis Adamsons, reports lsm.lv. This summer, the State Security Service detained him on suspicion of spying for Russia. The department intends to start criminal prosecution against another person & mdash; who is in question is not specified. Prosecutor Juris Lochmelis said that the Seimas has not yet considered the request concerning Adamsons. According to t...

Permanent Representative of Russia to the CSTO assessed the risks of weapons abandoned by the US and NATO in Afghanistan

Photo: pixabay.com The weapons abandoned in Afghanistan by NATO and the United States pose uncontrollable risks. This was stated by the Ambassador-at-Large, Permanent Representative of Russia to the CSTO. The Russian diplomat clarified that a large number of modern weapons remained in Afghanistan, which were left by the soldiers of the coalition forces who fled the country. Recall that in August, The Mirror reported that after the American military left Afghanistan, many weapons remained in the country. This allowed the Taliban (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) to become one of the most equipped terrorist armies in the world. Источник www.mk.ru

The Canadian diplomat said that Russia will be “bleeding” in case of aggression in Ukraine

According to him, a hypothetical clash between Kiev and Moscow will most likely acquire an international character. Photo: pixabay.com < p> Former Canadian Ambassador to Afghanistan Chris Alexander said in an article in the Globe and Mail newspaper that Russia will face international isolation and economic collapse if it uses military aggression in Ukraine. According to him , a hypothetical clash between Kiev and Moscow will most likely acquire an international character. “Russia's invasion of Ukraine will make the Russian Federation an outcast and provoke even more bleeding of the Russian economy,” said Chris Alexander, adding that in this situation the countries of Central Europe will provide full support to Ukraine. Among other things, he noted that Canada should promote...