Italian authorities on Tuesday , January thirty-one, announced the final cessation of search and rescue operations in the sunken part of the Italian tourist liner " Costa Concordia " which crashed off the coast of the island of Giglio on the night of January fourteen , according to ANSA.According to the fire Giglio , who was quoted by Agence France-Presse, the decision was taken because of dangerous conditions for rescuers on board.The search in the flooded areas of the ship are complicated muddy water and an abundance of floating debris in it , including furniture.Earlier, authorities stopped a few times to search for lost airliner for fear of destroying the ship and a heavy sea to sea.In addition , rescue workers said the complexity of the search operations as per the descent into the water he was given no more than fifty minutes.On the decision to stop searching the sunken ship of the authorities notified the family of missing fifteen people, as well as foreign embassies.At the same time , search and rescue operations continue in the promise of the liner above the water in the coastal zone and the total area of eighteen square kilometers.To date, rescuers found seventeen bodies killed in "Costa Concordia ".Given the fifteen missing victims of the collapse of the total number could reach thirty-two people.Liner "Costa Concordia " was wrecked , the raid on the reef off the coast of the Italian island of Giglio .In total the ship were over four,two hundred people.The blame for the accident investigation confers on the ship captain Francesco Skettino who is charged with unpremeditated murder and escape from the ship before the end of the evacuation of passengers.According to one version Skettino led "Costa Concordia " too close to the shore to greet his friend.Several passengers the ship , and a former member of the crew , " Costa Concordia " submitted to the owner, kompaniiCosta Crociere, class actions .One of them the plaintiffs require the company $ four hundred and sixty million.
Master- bank refused travel agent " Lanta-Tour " in the credit due to poor financial situation of the company.On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, spokesman finorganizatsii .At the same time Deputy Rostourism Eugene Pisarevskii evening January thirty-one , said that the submitted "Lanta- round ' financial records were" in perfect condition . "Informs "Interfax".Refusal Master Loan Bank is considered the main cause of the suspension of the "Lanta- Tour ."Media reported that the tour operator applying for loans and other large finorganizatsii , but they also refused.The financial sector have suspected that the " Lanta-Tour " bought too much armor on blocks of seats on airplanes and in hotel rooms .Shortly after the announcement of the suspension of the "Lanta- round" head "Transaero" Olga Pleshakova wrote in her Twitter, that the reason for this became the bank's actions , which " acted irresponsibly , has not fulfilled obligations deceived " tour operator " ...I know that Puchkov [head of the "Lanta- Tour "] has fulfilled all obligations to the bank and up to twenty-one.zero sitting in the bank, waiting for the implementation of the agreements . "In this Pleshakova did not specify what kind of finorganizatsii question, and stigmatized the "Master- Bank" is in a separate communication ." Lanta-Tour " has suspended operations at the end of last week.About a hundred tourists, this news caught at the airport, unable to fly away on vacation.Abroad at the time were two.seven thousand customers a tour operator , and the total number of victims is expected to be about four thousand people.
Two people were killed and four others injured due to fires caused by gas explosion in a suburb of St. Petersburg Sestroretsk, GUS said the Investigative Committee of Russia in St. Petersburg .A series of explosions occurred at about fifteen:zero on January thirty-one.According to the State Emergency in St. Petersburg , the cause of the explosions and the ensuing fire was an accident at a gas distribution station , which occurred due to the increased pressure in the gas system.Increasing the pressure , in turn , was caused by the failed controller.In all, the fire damaged eight apartments .Part of the fire was extinguished on their own tenants , some put out fire .It is known that both died in the fire - a man and a woman - died in hospital.The degree of severity of injuries suffered all the information there , but at least one is in serious condition .On the facts of a criminal case under Section three of Article two hundred and thirty-eight of the Criminal Code ( works or services that do not meet safety requirements, resulting in the death of two or more persons ).
Swedish Air Force on Tuesday , January thirty-one, did not allow a dozen fighter Gripen to training flights because of abnormally high atmospheric pressure , reports the Associated Press.According to the commander of the airbase Luleå Hakkarainena Mats (Mats Hakkarainen), high pressure safety is not threatened , but in such weather instruments fighters begin to produce erroneous data and fault messages.Version of the AR Hakkarainena confirmed in aircraft manufacturing company Saab.According to the Swedish weather bureau , referred to by the AP on Sunday, January twenty-nine, the country has been fixed forty- year high atmospheric pressure.When the Air Force to resume flying Gripen, is not specified.As reported at the Swedish Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, January thirty-one Luleå area was recorded barometric pressure of seven hundred and eighty-nine millimeters of mercury.Jas thirty-nine Gripen fighter was developed by Saab in the late one thousand, nine hundred and eightys and in one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six adopted for the Swedish Air Force .Aircraft fleet of the country has about two hundred aircraft of different versions of Gripen .Gripen fighter has a top speed of up to two.five thousand kilometers per hour and is able to overcome up to three.two thousand kilometers.The aircraft is armed with twenty-seven- millimeter cannon , and can also be equipped with guided missiles, corrected bombs and Freefall .
The building of the State Historical Museum in Moscow fire occurred.On January thirty-one this RIA Novosti reported with reference to the State Emergency in Moscow.Fire occurred on the second floor of a two-story buildings of the old buildings at street Nicholas , Building two .The building is owned by the museum, currently under construction.According to the MOE , the area of the fire was five square meters, the fire had been dismantled in a few minutes .According to Lifenews, a fire extinguishing attended ten fire brigades .As a result of the accident no one was hurt .
Britain is ready to " open doors" for the French bankers who were dissatisfied with the expected tax on financial transactions.This was stated by Prime Minister David Cameron , writes The Guardian.The statement came after Cameron's promise of French President Nicolas Sarkozy to introduce so-called "Tobin tax" in August two thousand and twelve , regardless of the position of other European states.Cameron said the decision of France to impose a tax on financial transactions "incredible " in conditions of high unemployment in the EU.The Prime Minister recalled that , as calculated by the European Commission , putting additional fee of zero.one per cent of the operations will result in the loss of five hundred,zero jobs.UK and previously spoken out against "Tobin tax" , indicating that it is necessary to introduce the world at once .Cameron has promised to block any attempt to impose a tax on financial transactions.According to the estimates of analysts Ernst uzero Young, the new fees will give rise to the budgets of European countries " hole" in the one hundred and sixteen billion euros.Experts in their study took into account losses that the state will suffer because of declining revenues from taxes on capital increase , as well as other charges." Tobin tax " is named in honor of Nobel laureate James Tobin who first proposed to impose a financial transaction for the collection of support for developing countries.Germany offered to introduce a " Tobin tax" back in two thousand and nine .This idea is supported by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and Prime Minister of Italy, Mario Monti.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will one day leave to hold a meeting with the observers in the presidential election , RIA Novosti reported with reference to Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov .This meeting will be held on February one, and leave needed a premiere , since it will be during working hours.How to write "The News "They will talk about how best to organize this process (elections ), the various techniques of observation, how to make the process as fair.To discuss the initiative and the prime minister's installation of web cameras at polling stations , "- told the publication Sands.Among the participants will be including the Association of Lawyers of Russia .According to a source of "News" , the organization can become observers to the presidential election by Putin.As stated in the association, they were not aware of such plans , but at the same time, her representative said that the lawyers "would be very happy to receive such an offer ."Russian presidential election held on March four, two thousand and twelve .In all, according to the CEC , the country will open about ninety-four thousand polling stations.Opposition members have previously stated that they intend to provide the maximum number of monitors sites to prevent possible violations .
File sharing service ex.ua was closed on thirty-one January in the framework of a criminal investigation of claims of copyright and related rights.This is with reference to press service of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said , " Ukrainian Truth" .The investigation lasted about six months and was launched by international companies , reports the publication what the representative office.In the Ukrainian-language version of the article states that they included Adobe Systems, Microsoft and Graphisoft.During a search authorized by the court, were seized computer equipment and a hundred servers, on which , according to the Interior Ministry , located more than six hundred terabytes of data.Police also interviewed sixteen employees of service.The question of bringing them to justice will be decided after the investigative and procedural actions.Responsibility for the second part of Article one hundred and seventy-six of the Criminal Code for which a criminal case , provides up to five years imprisonment and confiscation of equipment and copies of the works , according to " Ukrainian Truth" .Service ex.ua is , according to Alexa, eleven in popularity in Ukraine among all resources, and is the most popular among file hosting in the country.Resource was created in two thousand and nine and allows you to upload files up to fifty gigabytes.As indicated by the "Ukrainian Truth" , the first service in January two thousand and twelve closed the public access to the New Year's parody of the speech of Viktor Yanukovych.Administration ex.ua explained by the fact that she does not want to turn entertaining resource in place for political debate , and such videos cause controversy users.Notice of closure of ex.ua also appeared on the site of MIA of Ukraine , but shortly thereafter an Internet resource department was unavailable .January nineteen was closed most popular file hosting service in the world Megaupload.After that, several smaller file-sharing services have closed or have limited functionality.
TV presenter Paul Lobkov will do on TV " Rain" transfer " program burden ."This was " the tape.py , " said an informed source .Later, the information about the new project " Rain" was also confirmed by himself Lobkov and editor in chief Michael Zygar channel .At the same time, the press service of " Rain" saying only that negotiations are conducted with the Pubic .It is known that the " burden of program " will be the final , but when and at what point it will go , has not reported .Lobkov out of work on television on January one.It happened after the NTV leadership did not extend his contract .Lobkov himself had hoped that it will be coordinated with a new contract for at least six months.However, immediately after the holidays to corporate phone was off.According Lobkova about not signing the contract, he learned by chance , by calling some business in accounting.A few days after his dismissal Lobkov gave an interview to " Ekho Moskvy " The more you have the audience, the more responsibility you have and the more you have , and censorship ," - said Lobkov .Lobkov worked at NTV intermittently since one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-three.In recent years he has worked on scientific detectives and release program "Profession Reporter ."In December, one of the editions of this broadcast was not aired management of NTV.
At Triumph Square in Moscow during the campaign in defense of Article thirty-one of the Constitution of the police detained forty-nine people , reports "Interfax " referring to the press service of the Metropolitan State University MIA.All the detainees were taken to the police department for drawing up reports on violation of the rules of the rally.As previously reported, among those detained were the leaders of opposition movements, including the founder of the "Other Russia" Eduard Limonov.Rally for the freedom of mass meetings was ogranizovan " Other Russia According to law enforcement agencies to share about a hundred participants attended , and forty journalists.Also share with the requirements of Article thirty-one of the Constitution was held in St. Petersburg at the arcade .Shortly after the start of the meeting of uncoordinated police surrounded the protesters and started to Detention.The action was attended by twelve people, all of them were detained.Rallies in support of Article thirty-one of the Constitution held in two thousand and nine to thirty-one - m numbers.Ideologist of the performances, which are called " Strategy -thirty-one" is Eduard Limonov.
In Dagestan, sentenced to life imprisonment by a resident of Chechnya reflects Mansour , who participated in the execution of Russian soldiers in one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine.On January thirty this reports "Interfax ".Reflects claimed that he personally did not kill a single soldier.The video executions made by the militants , it is seen as preparing reflects the murder, and then engaged in transporting bodies.Direct involvement in the murder did not really see.Nevertheless , the court found a fair claim on the public prosecutor a life sentence .Six of the internal troops of the Interior Ministry were killed in Dagestan in September one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine.Then a group of Chechen rebels invaded the republic and attacked the soldiers in the village Tuhchar Novolaks area.Five soldiers criminals throats cut and one shot dead while trying to escape .Reflects the fourth convicted of a crime.In two thousand and two the party received a life sentence penalty Tameran Hassan, in two thousand and five, was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison Islam Flour, and in two thousand and nine received a life sentence Arby Dandan .Reflects in two thousand and eight had already been sentenced to nine years in Chechnya to prison for robbery.
Government administration and the president of Russia disagreed about the nominees on the boards of state companies.In particular , the Kremlin requests to replace the people who worked " under the patronage of " Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin.This writes "Kommersant" , citing sources in the presidential administration and government.Candidates from the state must be determined on Tuesday , January thirty-one.Lists prepared by the Ministry of Economic Development , but the Kremlin has made its own changes.Administration of the President agreed with the candidates on the boards of state-owned majority , including VTB and " Airport The curator of these industries is Igor Sechin.Thus , the Kremlin deems it necessary to replace the vice -president of "Rosneft" Larisa Kalanda and remove her from the board of directors of "Transneft" .The presidential administration also supports the replacement of "Transneft" Vice -President of RAS , Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Rosneft" Alexander Nekipelov .Chapter of "Transneft" Nikolay Tokarev is proposed to withdraw from the board of directors " Rosneftegaz ."Personnel changes are also proposed to make the board of directors "RusHydro " FGC " IDC Holding ".The publication points out that, according to unofficial information , the listing of the Kremlin in charge of Assistant to the President of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich.Source close to Sergei Ivanov , appointed in late two thousand and eleven, the head of the presidential administration, told the newspaper that Ivanov was not involved in compiling the lists , but only signed them .Initially , nominations to boards of directors of relevant departments sent to Federal Property Management Agency .It agrees with the lists of Economic Development.The presidential administration makes changes to the candidacy of strategic industries .These industries, in particular, the energy, mining and oil refining.The final list of signs the Prime Minister of Russia.System for selecting candidates for the board of directors of public companies has been repeatedly criticized for its lack of transparency and inefficiency.In March two thousand and eleven , Russian President Dmitry Medvedev demanded to bring officials from the boards of directors of public companies.Soon, chairman of the Board of Directors of "Rosneft" left Igor Sechin.Other ministers also went out of state companies, in particular, the rearrangement occurred in the Savings Bank , " Aeroflot " , VTB and Rosselkhozbank .In April, the government presents report on the withdrawal of the one,zero officers of state companies.
As a result of air strikes caused by an unidentified UAV in Yemen , January thirty-one, killing fifteen militants terrorist network, " Al-Qaeda ."It is reported by Agence France-Presse , citing sources among local tribes.Meanwhile , according to Reuters, the number of casualties did not exceed eleven people.The incident occurred in the south.It is reported that the blow was struck by two vehicles in which militants moved in the local branch network.Among the dead - a few senior members of the organization.According to local residents, civilian casualties were not.Data about who belonged to the UAV, no .Meanwhile, in June two thousand and eleven became aware of the CIA 's intention to conduct an operation in the country with the use of drones.September thirty by an air strike killed the leader of the local branch of " Al Qaeda " Anwar al -Awlaki .The activities of " Al Qaeda " in Yemen has become a matter of particular concern in the U.S. have in two thousand and ten .According to media reports , that's when President Barack Obama authorized the raid in the country , even if it would not agree then head of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh.In recent months, the position of a terrorist network in Yemen has increased even more because of the political crisis , provoked by a series of uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa.After a long standoff Saleh was forced to resign and leave the United States.Advantage of the situation , the militants have stepped up the offensive , which they managed to capture several towns in the south.
The first budget for the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, a surplus of eighty-one.two billion rubles.This result was much better than expected, for which the budget would be a deficit (two hundred and thirty-eight billion).About this newspaper "Vedomosti" in its issue of January thirty-one.Income plan was exceeded by thirteen.six percent , as compared with the previous year they increased by thirty-one.four percent .However, it should be noted that almost all of this growth was recorded by the growth of non-tax revenues.The plan for him was exceeded by twenty-two.two per cent.First, such a significant income due to sale of the Bank of Moscow for one hundred billion rubles , as well as subsidies from the budget by eighty-four.eight billion rubles.Most of the funds received in excess of the plan has been spent on debt repayment , which over the year were reduced by sixty-five.two billion rubles to two hundred and thirty-four billion.In two thousand and twelve, the city has no plans to borrow.About half of the expenses occurred in the social sector (five hundred and eighty-five billion rubles).For comparison, the transport and road construction has been spent seventy-four.four billion rubles.In two thousand and twelve the newly planned budget deficit , this time at a rate of two hundred and fifty-three billion rubles.In the future capital gains will continue to fall as much of the tax revenues from taxpayers will fall into the budgets of other regions.
Two fires occurred in offices of "United Russia " in the north -east of Moscow , "Interfax " referring to a police source .As a result of these fires premises and documents of the party were not injured.According to the source agency, by the first reported case of fire - in the area Bibirevo - received about twenty-three hours on thirty January.Burned, according to preliminary data, the debris in the stairwell of the house, where the office of "United Russia ".No signs of intrusion attempts in the office were found.The second fire occurred shortly after midnight Losinoostrovsky area.According to a local resident, he noticed the house of two young people who broke the windows on the first floor of the building and set fire to a bottle with a combustible mixture .After hailing his young men fled.Arriving on the scene, police found a broken bottle , which, presumably , was gasoline.Since the beginning of December two thousand and eleven in Moscow there are at least five acts of vandalism directed against the offices of "United Russia ".In mid-December for a few days, attackers broke windows in two branches of the Party , and January eight at office party threw Molotov cocktails , and tried to burn the door to the room.It is noteworthy that of these five cases, twice attacked by the same office - on the streets of the Communist International , forty-six ( eight and thirty-one January) .
Alexander Pochinok returned to the Federation Council .Governor of Perm region , Oleg Chirkunov appointed him a senator, according to the website of the regional administration .To get a seat in the upper house of Russian parliament , repairs had to be first elected to the Council Mechinskogo rural settlement.In accordance with current legislation , the Senator may be only the deputy.Media initially assumed that Pochinok elected to the village council in order to subsequently go to the Federation Council .The politician for a long time to refute this information , arguing that the settlement is going to work a deputy.On the morning of January thirty-one , " Kommersant" wrote that the delegation of the Federation Council Repairs delayed due to the fact that his candidacy is not agreed upon in the presidential administration.The publication said about the adjournment of the meeting of the regional Legislative Assembly , which was to appoint a senator.In the end, as delegated by the Governor Repair .Each region in the upper house are two people: one puts the executive authority , and another - the legislature .Alexander Pochinok was working in the Federation Council.From two thousand and seven to two thousand and eleven he represented the Krasnodar region, but was withdrawn early governor of the region Alexander Tkachev.At various times he served as Minister of Pochinok Labour and Social Development , Minister of Taxation and vice presidential envoy to Russia's Southern Federal District.In January, politician entered the public council at the headquarters of presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov.
Police United States purchased their units for the Russian smoothbore gun with semi-automatic feed -store "Saiga -twelve".On this, as reports "Interfax" , said General Director of " Izhmash " producing rifles , Maxim Kuzyuk .According to him , the delivery of the first batch of weapons took place in January two thousand and twelve.Transaction amount and other parameters of the contract for the supply of guns , " Saiga-twelve" Kuzyuk did not elaborate.The contract for the supply of Russian rifles American policeman was signed during the exhibition Shot Show, held in Las Vegas January seventeen-twenty this year.The main requirements of the American side in the procurement of weapons were reliability and power of guns.During the exhibition, Shot Show " Izhmash" also signed several agreements for the supply and manufacture of Russian weapons in the U.S..In particular, the import of weapons in the U.S. will deal with the company Russian Weapon Company, and the production of the classic models - Flime Group."Saiga-twelve " was developed on the basis of a Kalashnikov.Weight is three.six pounds of weapons at a length of one thousand, one hundred and forty-five mm ( length of the barrel - five hundred and eighty mm).The gun used to shoot twelve caliber ammo ."Saiga -twelve" is equipped with a box magazine capacity of two, five and eight rounds.Weapons equipped with plastic or wood stock and forearm .
In Moscow, declared wanted by the Federal Customs Service Colonel , suspected of soliciting a bribe of six million rubles .On January thirty-one this reports "Interfax ".According to investigators, in October two thousand and eleven a businessman asked his friends to know about the investigation into the smuggling.The businessman was interested in whether he personally threatened to prosecute .Familiar question handed Colonel , who heads the department of inquiry FCS.In December, Lieutenant Colonel and two other officers showed businessman forged documents about his involvement in the case .Customs officials said that the closure of the case have to pay one hundred and fifty thousand euros , or six million rubles .Businessman put a bribe in the safe-deposit box and promised to inform her of the code when it is closed.Soon customs showed a fictitious businessman copy of a letter from Ministry of Internal Affairs Investigation Department of Transport in the Central Federal District.The document said the closure of the case.At this point, the businessman thought that cheated him , and he turned to law enforcement.He was told to pretend that he believed customs , and tell them the code of the cell.One of the customs officers had been detained in extracting money from the cell.The second was detained in the workplace.Head of Department inquiry managed to escape and is wanted .
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev proposed nominations of governors of Volgograd and Arkhangelsk regions, according to the website of the presidential administration .The head of the Volgograd region Medvedev proposed the appointment of Sergei Bozhenova , head of the Arkhangelsk region - Igor Orlov.Both are now and .about .Governor of their regions .Sergei Bozhenov , former mayor of Astrakhan, will succeed Governor Volgograd region Anatoly Brovko whose retirement was adopted on January seventeen.In addition Bozhenova , candidates for the post of head of regional administration was Vladimir Plotnikov and Dmitry Safonov.According to "Kommersant" , the candidate has caused controversy Bozhenova in local political circles.In particular, by Rector v. Volgograd Technical University, a member of the regional headquarters of Vladimir Putin's Ivan Novak.According to him , the appointment of the Acting Governor has caused "extremely controversial " and therefore Novakov proposed to defer the discussion of nominations to the governor March.As for the head of the Arkhangelsk region , in addition to Igor Orlov Medvedev proposed candidate Elena Dementieva Kudryashov , and Alexander .Eagles will take the place of Ilya Mikhalchuk , who was dismissed on January thirteen.Mikhalchuk and Brovko were fired after the criticism directed at them , made by Vladimir Putin, on a conference call on January ten.According to some sources , one of the most likely candidates for dismissal of Governors is also the head of the Saratov region Pavel Ipatov.
American Association of journalists writing about boxing (BWAA) summed up the vote on the selection of the best boxer in two thousand and eleven .First place in the poll taken twenty-seven- year-old Andre Ward , ahead of other nominees, including Ukrainian heavyweight Vladimir Klitschko.This is the official website of the organization.The remaining contenders for the title of the best players were Filipino Nonito Donaire Manny Pacquiao and , as well as American Floyd Meyuezer .What places in the voting took other boxers, but Ward was not reported , however, states that Ward won with an overwhelming advantage .Ward owns the world champion in the weight category to seventy-six.two pounds according to WBC ( World Boxing Council ), and under version WBA ( World Boxing Association ) is a " superchempionom ."In two thousand and eleven, Ward had two fights .In May, he won the German Arthur Abraham, and in December - the Briton Carl Froch .Both the victory of the arbitrators awarded the Ward unanimously.These fights took place in the tournament Super Six World Boxing Classic, won by Ward.During his career as an American held twenty-five fights and won a victory at all .Coach of the Year BWAA recognized Virgil Hunter, who works with Ward.Boy , he became a duel Pole Paul Wolak with Delvin Rodriguez, a Dominican , held in July .
Afghanistan in the coming weeks will begin separate negotiations with the " Taliban " , CNN , with reference to a senior Afghan official.Negotiations will be held in Saudi Arabia.When it will start meeting and who will take part in them is still unknown.Representatives of Afghanistan also said that no final decision yet about whether to participate in these negotiations, the United States.In Washington, in turn, noted only that they support the idea of peace talks, but refused to comment on the details .According to The New York Times, the Afghans have decided to organize its own negotiations with the Taliban out of fear that Kabul will be replaced from the same dialogue initiated between the militants and the U.S..At the same time start talks in Washington with the Taliban has been delayed due to the position of Afghan President Hamid Karzai , who refused to go forward.In particular, because he was frustrated by the November agreement between the U.S. and the " Taliban Later , on December twenty-seven , Karzai announced his consent to peace talks with the Taliban, allowing them to open a representative office in Qatar, against whom he had previously advocated .However, negotiations between the " Taliban " and the U.S. is still at an impasse, has barely begun : the U.S. demanded the Taliban announce cease-fire and promised only after the transfer of prisoners.Taliban leaders rejected this condition , reports NBC News.The Taliban are ready to cease fire only after foreign troops leave Afghanistan .According to some reports , the delegation of " Taliban " , who came to Qatar to meet with the U.S., has already started to leave because of lack of progress in negotiations.
In Ukraine Mykolaiv region prosecutor's office opened a criminal case in connection with the illegal sale of underground facilities in the past been used as a mine - launchers.It is reported by UNIAN.The objects in question are located in the Pervomaisky district.A citizen of T.sold their citizen K.- The villagers will cover ( a village in the neighboring Kirovograd region) for nine hundred and eighty-eight hryvnia ( about one hundred and twenty-three dollars).Facilities are underground cylindrical concrete structures diameters of about nine and a depth of forty meters.Exactly how many mines were sold , not specified.The prosecutor's office found that according to the Department of State Committee of Pervomaisky district land on which there are objects that are managed by the Ministry of Defence.With regard to contracts of sale , they were made in violation of the law.As reported recently in the Ukrainian television program " Groshi " trade ex- missile silos in Ukraine has become a lucrative business .These objects are said to represent a source of valuable metals.According to the information contained in the program, with one shaft of metal can be obtained at twenty-five-thirty million hryvnia ( three,one-three,seven million dollars).Meanwhile, the dismantling of the former mine - launchers can be dangerous to others.For example, in two thousand the village Boleslavchik Pervomaisky district of several hundred people suffered from poisoning by toxic substances (presumably - the components of rocket fuel ).The source of these substances , as was thought , was a former missile silos around the village, opening the hunters for scrap metal.In the summer of two thousand and eleven , as he wrote the publication "Main
Researchers from Monash University, Australia estimated rate of change in the size of mammals.Article scientists appeared in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and its summary is provided in a press release on the university site .The researchers found that the mammal the size of a mouse turns into an animal the size of an elephant for about twenty-four million generations.In this case the reverse process , ie, reduction in size (such as island dwarfism - a phenomenon reducing the size of animals caught up in isolation on an island in the absence of predators and human ) is at least ten times faster.As part of the researchers analyzed the changes in body size of twenty-eight units of living organisms according to paleontological discoveries in the last seventy million years.In total, they were able to obtain a detailed picture of changes in the size of eight hundred and thirty-nine species of placental mammals and eighty-three species of marsupials .Scientists have found that in the first thirty-five million years after the Cretaceous- Paleogene extinction sixty-five million years ago, when dinosaurs vanished face of the earth , the size of the species increased exponentially .In turn, then it slowed down - larger animals spend more time on the bearing and rearing of offspring.If we talk in terms of generations, for one.six million generations , an increase in the size of land animals one hundred times, for five.one million generations - once in one thousand and ten million generations - in five thousand.In the case of marine mammals , the figures are one.one , three and five million generations.According to the authors, their results are of considerable interest to science - the fact that most previous studies have focused on studying changes within species.
The main candidate for coach of Kazan football club "Rubin" in the event of resignation Kurban Berdyev is a sixty-eight- year-old Valery Nepomniachtchi , who in September two thousand and eleven left the Tomsk "Tom" .It is reported online edition of "Championship .com ".Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the club , which will be decided on Berdiev will be held on January thirty-one.Sam Nepomniachtchi rule option, in which he becomes a coach , " Rubin ."According to him, in case of resignation Berdiyev mentor Kazan club will be a foreigner.January thirty "Championship .com " reported that Berdyev because of disagreements with the president ," Rubin " Dmitry Samarenkinym on transfer policies written resignation.According to the newspaper , Berdyev took out of his office belongings , and the leadership of the Kazan club started looking for a new coach.Edition of the " Soviet Sport" Samarenkin said he knew nothing about the possible resignation of Berdiev.President of " Ruby ," said that he has no disagreement with the mentor team.Nepomniachtchi worked with clubs from different countries and with the national team of Cameroon, which in one thousand, nine hundred and ninety he led a quarter finals ."Tom" Nepomnyaschy headed from two thousand and eight to two thousand and eleven.
Pepsi company in a promotional video made to the Super Bowl ( Super Bowl National Football League United States ), again showed that consumers prefer its drinks drinks company Coca-Cola.It is reported portal The Drum.In the clip a truck driver in designer clothes Coke Zero ( American counterpart, Coca-Cola Light) instead of trying to Coca-Cola products in the store secretly buy a bottle of Pepsi MAX.However, it draws attention to the girl cashier , who then invites him to issue a discount card for drinks Pepsi MAX.As a result, the driver wins the lottery and has attracted attention for the entire store.The prize - a check for a lifetime free products Pepsi MAX - he gives former leader of the American show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Regis Philbin (Regis Philbin).According to portal PopSop, this week, Pepsi will release another trailer for Super Bowl.In the video , entitled " Royal Court " (King's Court) starring British pop singer Elton John and the winner of the television show X-Factor two thousand and eleven Melanie Amaro (Melanie Amaro).So far on YouTube videos can be viewed only from behind the scenes clip.The company Pepsi is not the first time a joke in the advertising of a competitor.In the summer of two thousand and eleven released movie, in which Santa Claus , another traditional advertising mascot Coca-Cola, in a bar asks Pepsi, explaining that he was on vacation.The Coca-Cola also launched teasers of its advertising campaign for Super Bowl.During the broadcast Super Bowl commercials will show the company with its advertising mascot - polar bears - and change its logo vTwitter .In addition, the company invited its fans to visit the site www.CokePolarBowl.com and join the "bear" a party during the show Super Bowl.NFL Super Bowl is the most popular TV event in the United States.Places in the ad aired sold in advance , and the cost of airtime during the Super Bowl show several times higher than normal rates.So , this year's second advertising time cost to companies of one hundred and sixty-seven thousand dollars.Total during the game show seventy commercials thirty seconds in length .Super Bowl broadcast channel is NBC.
Arrested a resident of the Samara region , a suspect in an attempt to carry out the attack on the election day on December four in Penza.On January thirty-one this RIA Novosti reported.twenty-three- year-old detainee , whose name was not called, has already confessed to laying an explosive device.According to him, he arrived in Penza December three, two thousand and eleven , and later that day laid the pipe bomb near the Center of Forensic Expertise of the regional administration of the Interior Ministry .According to the suspect , his actions are explained by nationalistic motives.The bomb on the night of December four was found by a police officer and specialists vzryvotehniki successfully defused it.Earlier, Interior Ministry reported that it was one of three attacks that have failed to prevent the election day.Explosions also attempted to arrange in Makhachkala and Saratov ( details of these failed terror attacks has not been announced ).In addition to attempts to undermine the Forensic Center , a resident of the Samara region is suspected of involvement in the explosion at the central market in Samara.The bomb has worked in the market June fourteen, two thousand and eleven , received minor injuries teenager from Kyrgyzstan.On suspicion of the crime in December two thousand and eleven had already been arrested twenty-three -year-old Alexander Mityushkin Syzran , and arrested twenty-five- year-old native of the Ulyanovsk region , whose name was not called.
Seven riot policemen in the Kurgan region were taken to hospital after a major accident at one of the roads in Chechnya.As a result of clashes with police UAZ VAZ -two thousand, one hundred and ten is running a local resident, both cars were burned completely , according to RF IC .The accident occurred the evening of January thirty at the site Chernokozovo - Alpatovo .Riot returned to base in Mozdok after duty in the Vedeno district.As a result of the accident police received injuries of various severity.The driver of VAZ , thirty-seven -year-old resident of village Naur , died at the scene from his injuries.Upon pre-investigation conducted crash testing to establish the guilt of its members.According to a source in law enforcement agency " InterfaxIt is noted that the police car was armored, while we are talking about the " Ural" and not to the UAZ .Source Agency , said that among the victims there , police colonel .The informant also said that the cause of the crash was black ice and non- SDA driver fatalities .
Syrian authorities released a senior member of " Al Qaeda " Mustafa Setmariama (also known as Abu Musab al -Suri ), El Pais reported , citing its own sources and posts on internet forums Syrian opposition.The terrorist was released from prison in Syria at the end of December two thousand and eleven.According to analysts , the release Setmariama - a symbolic gesture of the Syrian authorities , designed to show that they do not intend to continue cooperation with the U.S. in combating terrorism.This step is ostensibly a response to U.S. sanctions imposed on Syria.Mustafa Setmariam , who was born in Syria but has Spanish nationality , is the fourth person in the hierarchy, " Al-Qaeda ."He was arrested in Pakistan in two thousand and five and was subsequently handed over to Syria, where he was wanted on suspicion of active participation in vostanii in the Syrian city of Hama in one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-two.Setmariam also wanted by the authorities of Spain.He is involved in several major terrorist attacks in this country, in particular to an explosion in the restaurant " El Deskanso " in one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-five that killed eighteen people.In addition, Setmariam passes as a witness in the case of blasts March eleven, two thousand and four in Madrid.In early December two thousand and eleven the leader of " Al-Qaeda ," Ayman al -Zawahiri, the terrorists demanded the release number of groups, including Setmariama .In exchange, al-Zawahiri offered to let U.S. citizen Warren Weinstein , who was kidnapped , " Al-Qaeda " in Pakistan.Is the release Setmariama with this requirement is unknown.
Eurozone banks will be asked to double the financial aid allocated by the European Central Bank ( ECB).This writes The Financial Times referring to representatives of financial institutions .According to the newspaper , if the ECB agrees with the requests of banks in February two thousand and twelve , the amount of financial assistance to financial institutions can grow to a trillion euros.Some top executives of the largest banks in Europe reported the publication on condition of anonymity , that they intend to ask the ECB did not even double or triple the amount of financial assistance.In the banks are confident that the regulator would agree to their requests, because otherwise the market expects a collapse.In addition, according to the newspaper, ask the ECB to provide soft loans of banks is planning much more than during the last series of trenches.In December two thousand and eleven the ECB has provided the largest banks in Europe soft loans at low interest rates for a total of four hundred and eighty-nine billion euros.Loans granted for three years.Participation in the ECB has taken over five hundred financial institutions in the region.In January two thousand and twelve , ECB President Mario Draghi said he was not sure of the benefits of loans disbursed to the real economy , but the other way , the regulator was not.At the same time , credit growth in December two thousand and eleven was the worst in Europe since July two thousand and ten.Over the last month the volume of loans rose by one percent compared to December two thousand and ten.The worst figures for lending to the economy have been recorded in southern Europe, particularly in Portugal and Spain.Loans are not able to support a systematic reduction and control rates for loans .In early December, the ECB lowered its key interest rate to historic lows .The discount rate was reduced by zero.twenty-five percentage point to one per cent per annum.Prior to this historic low was set in May two thousand and nine.
Manual of the Bolshoi Theatre is planning to increase the number of cheap tickets that are sold on a performance , from four hundred to six hundred.Obetom CEO Anatoly Iksanov said in an interview to "Interfax" .Now the cheapest in the Bolshoi Theatre are $ one hundred.According to Iksanov , they may be more because of the Big , as in any other classical opera house , the place for two-three series uncomfortable for viewers.Director of the Bolshoi Theatre and repeated the words of director Georgy Tovstonogov, who said that "students should be hung in clusters on the tiers ."Thus , according to Iksanov , the Bolshoi Theater will become " virtually a public theater ."Anatoly Iksanov acknowledged that in the first months after the opening of the historic Bolshoi market was overheated , as many would like to get to the first performances of the theater.According to the director , the situation is gradually returning to normal , but he noted that the SABT does not work effectively deal with resellers due to the fact that the legislation does not provide for punishment of speculators.Officially the most expensive tickets to the Bolshoi Theatre are three.five thousand rubles, but because of speculators may be priced up to twelve.nine thousand.In order to combat resellers November twenty-eight Grand Theater began selling tickets on the passports.First of all tickets that come in pre- sale, may redeem preferential categories of citizens, as well as people who submit a request to visit the theater on the Internet - for its design and you need your passport .In an interview with Iksanov expressed the hope that it will remain in office Greater gedirektora for another five years after the end of his contract , and also talked about the first months of the Bolshoi Theatre , care of Michael's ballet Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev , who he associated with high According to Iksanov , he changed his mind to remove the dancer from teaching , not to " rock the boat , do not escalate the tension in the team ."However Iksanov acknowledged that stress , by contrast, has increased , and some even expressed displeasure with the team .Bolshoi Director also stated that he was sorry Tsiskaridze human." He was very lonely and he ends his career .But we must be able to leave with dignity , not isterirovat "- said Iksanov .Instead Tsiskaridze , which in SABT two students, Jahn Godowsky and working as a part-time teachers , the leadership of the theater from the beginning of two thousand and twelve was going to take a full-time coach Regina Nikiforov .It was assumed that she would deal with the corps de ballet - a tutor is needed due to the transfer of performances at the scene opened .
The first flight of a promising military transport aircraft Il-four hundred and seventy-six is scheduled for spring two thousand and twelve, ITAR-TASS reported , citing a source in the military- industrial complex.The first prototype aircraft was built in Ulyanovsk factory "Aviastar" in December two thousand and eleven , at the same facility in the future will be deployed and the mass production of IL- four hundred and seventy-six.As expected, the spring roll-out ceremony for the car.Earlier it was reported that the state order for the Il-four hundred and seventy-six transport workers will be at least one hundred units .Purchased will not only transport aircraft version , but also special machines for flying and Emergency Information Centers .In addition, based on the Il-four hundred and seventy-six is planned to AEW and control.Delivery of Transport Ministry of Defense of Russia will begin in two thousand and fourteen-two thousand and fifteen year.Source Itar-Tass said the Russian military on the new aircraft has not yet placed orders.IL -four hundred and seventy-six is a deep modernization transporter Il-seventy-sixMD .The updated transport worker has increased wing , designed for a maximum takeoff weight of two hundred and ten tons , and upgraded chassis .The aircraft is equipped with new engines PS -ninetyA -seventy-six cockpit with digital avionics .Payload weight of IL -four hundred and seventy-six increased from fifty to sixty tons.The crew consists of six prospective transporter people.Earlier it was reported that the spring of two thousand and twelve will begin ground testing of IL- four hundred and seventy-six.
Two Brits banned from entering the U.S. after one of them wrote about plans to " destroy America " in his microblog .It is reported by The Daily Mail.The tourists were detained at the airport in Los Angeles as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security saw in them a potential threat.Brian Lee Van (Leigh Van Bryan) and his companion, Emily Bunting (Emily Bunting) were questioned about the reasons for which they were going to "destroy " the country , after which they were kept in a twelve:zero a cell with Mexican traffickers .Also, security services are interested in writing microblog , Brian , in which he said he was going to " dig up Marilyn Monroe."In this regard, they checked personal effects of tourists on the presence of spades .Brian Bunting , and stated that the word "destroyThe phrase about Marilyn Monroe, according to them, was taken from the animated series " Family Guy ".Despite these arguments, the British were denied entry into the country.Lee after the incident has restricted access to their Twitter- account.At the time of this writing, it had one thousand, four hundred and fifty subscribers.
Chairman of the People's Hural of Buryatia Matthew Gershevich appealed to the Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation with a request to release from detention resident of the republic Chimit Tarmaeva , accused of murdering Dagestan in Moscow .On January thirty-one this RIA Novosti reported.thirty-two- year-old Tharman quarreled with two Dagestanis near the metro station "Kiev" on the night of Jan. twenty.Resident of Buryatia took out a knife and inflicted wounds opponents .One of them died and another was hospitalized.January twenty-three SC announced that Tharman placed under arrest .He was charged by the one hundred and fiveth article of the Criminal Code (murder ).As it became known RIA Novosti, the chairman of the People's Hural Gershevich , previously worked as a prosecutor , he sent the head control IC for Moscow Vadim Yakovenko ETAT .It reads: "Given the circumstances of the case and evidence that Tharman may act within the required defense request to consider changing the preventive measure : arrest on another measure not involving deprivation of liberty."Gershevich in his telegram indicates a broad resonance caused by the criminal case on the Internet."VKontakte" created a support group Tarmaeva , there is organized to raise funds to pay lawyers.Users of other resources as are in favor of the defendant.In addition, the Buryat Tarmaeva protects the press.
Two well-known American lobbyists for several years engaged in lobbying Egypt to the United States , refused to cooperate further with Cairo .Solution of Robert Livingston (Robert Livingston) and Toby Moffett (Toby Moffet) to terminate the contract with the Egyptian authorities wrote The Christian Science Monitor.The newspaper said the lobbyists have decided to cease cooperation with Cairo a few days ago .The amount of the contract was ninety thousand dollars a month.According to the newspaper , Livingstone and Moffat began working with the Egyptian authorities under the previous president , Hosni Mubarak , refusing to break off cooperation with them even after the revolution began .In two thousand and ten , according to The New York Times, they got out of the U.S. Senate of a resolution in which lawmakers had planned to criticize human rights violations in Egypt.Livingstone and Moffat decision to break the contract got rid taken shortly after the Egyptian authorities refused to release the country from a number of American citizens.Among them was the son of Minister of Transportation Ray Lahoud, USA (Ray LaHood), Sam LaHood (Sam LaHood).According to The Christian Science Monitor, we are talking about employees of two American NGOs - the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, NDI), representing the Democratic Party of the United States and the International Republican Institute (International Republican Institute, IRI), whose Meanwhile, the Egyptian authorities have already managed to respond to an article in The Christian Science Monitor.Commenting on her , the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt stated that it initiated the termination of the contract was the Egyptian side , not the lobbyists , says Associated Press.Reason for this decision the ministry 's called spending cuts .Sanctions against the Americans were taken in connection with suspicions of the authorities in Egypt, their involvement in the illegal financing of Egyptian NGOs.The ban on their exit from the country became the interim measure during the relevant criminal investigation.According to the newspaper , intervened in the U.S. Defense Leon Panetta, who directly asked the Egyptian authorities to release the Americans.What answer was not reported .Meanwhile it became known that Egypt blocked the Americans are currently living in the territory of the U.S. Embassy.This information was confirmed by State Department spokesman Victoria Nuland (Victoria Nuland), according to which the territory of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, home to three U.S. citizens.Disclose their identity and scope of their activities , she refused.She also assured the journalists that their lives are not threatened, but the situation described as " exceptional ."
Russian Central Election Commission approved a ballot for the presidential election , reports "Interfax".In accordance with the laws of the names of candidates on the ballot will be placed in alphabetical order.Thus, Vladimir Zhirinovsky will go first in the list , and Vladimir Putin - the last one.Second on the list will be Gennady Zyuganov , the third - Sergei Mironov , the fourth - Mikhail Prokhorov.While the CEC has approved only the ballots for voting and fixed by means of complex processing of ballots ( Cohiba ).It is expected that the ballot for electronic voting will be approved at the CEC session on February two.Russian presidential elections will be held on March four.As reported on the CEC website , the election will be open over ninety-four thousand polling stations .
The Government will establish a special structure , which will development of the Far East.Informs "Interfax " referring to the first vice -premier of Russia Igor Shuvalov.According to him, it may be " an institution or corporation " similar to VEB.Shuvalov said that the structure may be as a subsidiary of the bank, and separate from it a state corporation .It will have functions to attract investment and accumulation of financial resources.Monies collected by the corporation, will be channeled to finance the state program of the Far East and Baikal region until two thousand and twenty-five.Shuvalov said that the new structure will also " provide a more rapid construction of those objects to which we agree ."According to first deputy prime minister , in the development of state program officials will focus on the development of transport and energy infrastructure in the region.It is assumed that the program will be developed by June two thousand and twelve and will take effect from one January two thousand and thirteen.Size of the program has not been determined , according to preliminary data it can take up to a trillion rubles.Currently working under the control of VEB financial institution engaged in attracting investments, including foreign ones, in the region , the Development Fund for the Far East.Institution was established in November two thousand and eleven.It was assumed that VEB will invest in a subsidiary in two thousand and fifteen to seventy billion rubles.In December two thousand and eleven the newspaper "Kommersant" reported that the investment has been reduced.At the initial stage of the fund will receive five hundred million rubles.At that time the establishment has failed to attract any large investor.Previous program development of the Far East and Transbaikal ( two thousand and thirteen ) was adopted in two thousand and seven.Initially, its volume was just over three hundred and fifty billion rubles , an amount later increased repeatedly .Thus, the preparation of Vladivostok to the APEC summit in two thousand and twelve ( conducted under the state program ) in two thousand and seven was estimated at one hundred billion rubles by two thousand and ten figure exceeded three hundred billion.Most of the investments made from the budgets of different levels.In the past three years, foreign investment in the economy of the Far East fell by an average of six-eight percent per year .About ninety percent of foreign investment in the region accounts for the mining industry , with eighty percent of foreign investment in the Far East will consolidate oil and gas projects on Sakhalin Island.
North Korea has banned circulation of the RMB and other foreign currencies in the markets of the country , AFP reported , citing sources in the government .Representatives of the government claim that the ban on the currency has become one of the last orders of the late leader of the country Kim Jong Il.According to the South Korean organizations that provide assistance to the DPRK , the yuan is widely spread in North Korea after the collapse of the currency reform of two thousand and nine.Many traders do not sell products other than foreign currency.The use of the yuan and other foreign banknotes will be , as claimed by the government, " severely punished ".All of the money found by law enforcement agencies in such operations , will be confiscated.Citizens possessing foreign currency, should go to the bank and exchange your money for the won .Experts fear that such actions would give rise to chaos in the markets since won little used in market trading .Meanwhile , the markets for many people the only source of food , as the state food distribution system virtually collapsed.
U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to help the job an unemployed engineer from Texas, whose wife appealed to the president during a press conference on the resources of Google + YouTube and thirty January.Video of the talk posted on YouTube.Jennifer Veddel (Jennifer Weddel) told the President that her husband, who is engaged in semiconductors , has over ten years of experience , but can not find a job for three years.Veddel expressed surprise at the fact that the United States issue visas to foreign workers , while the country has its own specialists.Obama said that members of high-tech industries inform him about the lack of highly qualified engineers.The President said that he would send them to resume spouse Veddel .Obama has promised to look into why the engineer could not find work ."The country has a great demand for engineers " - Obama said during the conversation.However, according to him, in those industries that do not apply to high-tech, this demand is lower.This situation, according to the president , because the country has not implemented infrastructure projects advocated by the White House.U.S. unemployment is eight.five percent.Its high level is considered one of the most important reasons that led to a drop in the rating of Obama.According to Gallup, approve of his job , only forty-six percent of Americans , while forty-seven percent disapprove .Creating new jobs is one of the main promises made to voters who give opponents of Obama's Republican Party.
St. Petersburg authorities are considering the possibility of attracting U.S. investors to create a house-museum of the poet Joseph Brodsky.The fact that the museum could become a joint cultural projects in Russia and the United States, told the " Interfax" the vice -governor of St. Petersburg, Vasily Kichedzhi .According to him, the city is ready to participate actively in the development and creation of a museum , but the self- Petersburg authorities will not be able to buy space in the apartment house Mourousi , where the poet lived from one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-five to one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-two .Authority since one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine trying to resolve the issue of resettlement of the communal apartment Brodsky, however, there still has tenants.According to the agency , is currently living there an elderly woman .Kichedzhi noted that the premises will need to purchase seventeen million rubles , but the city authorities on this money."We do not understand the citizens , if we pay ," - said the official.If this is the vice-governor said that the Smolny consider another option - the museum Brodsky can be a separate entrance.Kichedzhi inspected the apartment where the poet lived , January thirty-one.Along with the room Brodsky visited the U.S. Consul General in St. Petersburg, Bruce Turner.In May two thousand and eleven , former governor of St. Petersburg Valentina Matvienko called for the public to support a decision on the resettlement of residents of the communal .She, in particular , said that difficulties arose with the museum because of the " wholly inadequate " position of families who lived there .Joseph Brodsky lived in Foundry Avenue at No. twenty-four until his departure abroad .Life in a communal apartment , he wrote in his essay " Room and a Half " (one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-five ).He died in the U.S. at the age of fifty-five years.Some of the things from the apartment of his American widow Mary Brodsky referred to the Anna Akhmatova Museum , where there is room Brodsky.It is assumed that these exhibits will be transported to his house -museum.
Dog Boots , widely known for his role in the movie "The Artist " ("The Artist"), will participate in the ceremony " the Oscars " to be held in Los Angeles February twenty-six, two thousand and twelve .It is reported by The Hollywood Reporter.It is assumed that Ugg boots to take part only in one skit .The main ceremony of the lead this time will be the actor Billy Crystal, who served earlier the same function for eight times.Currently, Crystal Boots and rehearse together scene.In the "Artist" Michelle Hazanavichusa Boots played the hero dog , silent film star George Valentine (starring the actor Jean Dujardin performed ).The picture has already won a number of Hazanavichusa prestigious awards, and now also compete for ten " Oscars" ( including the main award for "Best Film" ).Boots himself was awarded a special award for the dogs, which is awarded in the Cannes Film Festival.In addition, the dog is the nominee for the award " Golden Collar " (Golden Collar Award).Before the " Entertainer " Boots starred in the films " Water for Elephants ," " Mr. All- fix ' ," " Well, che, rockers ?" At the end of January two thousand and twelve dog trainer Omar von Muller declared that Boots could soon leave the cinema, because very tired during the shooting.
Former Libyan dissidents who led the fight against Muammar Gaddafi, have filed a lawsuit to a former head of counter-terrorism unit of British intelligence service MIsix Mark Allen (Mark Allen).According to The Guardian, Sami al -Saadi (Sami al-Saadi) and Abdul Hakim Belhadzh (Abdul Hakim Belhaj) accused Allen of being involved in their abduction and transfer of the Libyan regime.In addition, the plaintiffs in the lawsuit accused the former intelligence officer of involvement in their torture and abuse of power .In addition , according to the Associated Press, they demanded that the British compensation for their suffering .Both were arrested by the Libyan abroad in two thousand and four and handed over to Tripoli.According to the plaintiffs , in addition to British intelligence in finding them took part in the CIA .Gaddafi regime after the issuance of two dissidents were tortured.On the involvement of Allen to capture Belhadzha plaintiffs learned of the documents found in government buildings in Tripoli after the overthrow Gaddafi.Among the papers turned out to be Allen's correspondence with the former head of Libyan intelligence Moussa Kusoy , which mentions the name of Belhadzha , also known as Abu Abdullah al -Sadiq (Abu Abdullah al-Sadiq).In case of refusal to recognize Allen's charges against him are threatening the plaintiffs require disclosure of information about the negotiations with the service MIsix Intelligence MIfive, the CIA and other government agencies, writes The Guardian.Meanwhile, the defendants may have recourse to the law of the intelligence service from one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-four (one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-four Intelligence Services Act), under which the scouts are immune from prosecution.In addition to Allen sued British security services have , as well as the Ministry of Foreign and Internal Affairs.In addition, the earlier lawsuit filed by the UK government Al- Saadi and his wife and children, who were kidnapped along with him.In early January two thousand and twelve Abdul Hakim Belhadzh refused to cooperate with the British investigation, which was asked to examine the complaint to the British intelligence involvement in the torture of prisoners.According to the Libyan, whose words led Global Post, he does not believe that investigators will find out the truth.
Running a site designed for viewing broadcasts from Web cameras in polling stations, moved from one to three February.On it informs RIA Novosti reported with reference to the representative of the Ministry of Communications of Russia.The discovery of the resource has been postponed due to the large number of comments on the regulations of State Duma deputies access to the site , the source agency.He added that the deal with these comments could be on the advisory council meeting on January twenty-five, but no representatives at the meeting of the electoral headquarters Mikhail Prokhorov and other members of the Board.The next meeting will be held on Thursday, February two.According to the Ministry of Communications , the site may make on Friday.The idea to equip the polls webcams offered Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in December two thousand and eleven .The federal budget for the project will allocate thirteen billion rubles .Planned to equip more than ninety thousand polling stations - two cameras and one computer ( laptop) at each site.Performance monitoring system will withstand the simultaneous connection of twenty-five million users , up to sixty thousand people to view images from a camera .To observe the broadcast , you must be registered on the site and indicate areas of interest .On election day, change your selection will be impossible.
The prosecutor's office asked the " Apple" information on the whereabouts of party server site.As stated in a press release the organization , employees, the supervisor also interested in information about the host.In particular , the prosecution asked for a legal address of the hosting company and its phone .The report says the party that the request came in the morning on January thirty-one.As requested, the prosecutor's office , the information must be provided in time until fifteen:zero the same day.Judging from whois- site data yabloko.ru, it is located on the servers of Infobox.The website says that it is in St. Petersburg.On the same page it is available phones.Attention to the site of the prosecutor's office "Apple " is associated with the publication of the so-called "list Churov ."In the list , named after the head of the Central Electoral Commission Vladimir Churov , " Yabloko " including heads and staff of election commissions, which they believed to be engaged in fraud in the Duma elections in December.A few days ago, on twenty-six January, Vladimir Churov asked prosecutors to verify the legitimacy of publication of this list.According to the head of the Central Executive Committee , unproven his subordinates accused of a felony .Also, pay attention Churov, publishing photographs of citizens is allowed only with their permission.The leader of the "Yabloko" Sergei Mitrokhin tweeted expressed concern that the test may lead to prosecution closing party site.
Administration of St. Petersburg agreed to march the opposition on February four, informs "Interfax" .The agreement was reached at the meeting organizers with the city on January thirty.As " the Fontanka .Py According to organizers, will be attended by about thirty thousand people.Originally from St. Petersburg authorities have refused to hold marches and protests.The organizers would like to arrange a procession on the Nevsky Prospect , but the administration said on February four Nevsky " in many places will be undergoing renovation and construction work ."Then the representatives of the movements participating in the rally , said they would pursue the action is on Nevsky Prospect, but now expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the negotiations ."We have one way or another , but we will march in the vicinity of Nevsky Prospekt ," - said the executive director of the United Civil Front, Olga Kurnosova .Procession for Fair Elections will be held on four February and in Moscow .Participants of the rally will be held from the Kaluga area on the Great Swamp area to Yakimanka , where he will rally.Moscow authorities have agreed that a protest with the allowed number of participants to fifty thousand people .Mass protests began in Russia after the elections to the State Duma on four December.Participants in rallies opposing voter fraud and demand a new election , the resignation of the CEC Vladimir Churov and reform of electoral laws.
Presidential candidate of the "Fair Russia" Sergey Mironov called the government to be formed in case of his election victory, according to RIA Novosti .Prime Minister spravorosov leader would like to see a State Duma deputy from the party Oksana Dmitrieva .First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Mironov plans to appoint Sergei Glazyev , Lyudmila and Sergei Stepashin Shvetsov .Glazyev, in his opinion, should oversee the economy , Lyudmila Shvetsova - social policy, and Stepashin - power unit.In the potential government Mironov has only one vice premiership , which he intended should occupy the Minister of Finance.Minister of Finance to designate a deputy head of the Accounting Chamber Valery Goreglyad .Grigory Yavlinsky Leader spravorosov would like to see the Minister of Economic Development.Ministry of Health Mironov would trust Leonid Roshal , a Ministry of Social Development and Labor - Alexander Lomakin - Rumyantsev.Ministry of Foreign Affairs , according to a presidential candidate could lead the current Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who has experience in diplomatic work with NATO.Minister of Defence in his government , Sergey Mironov, commander of the Navy sees Vladimir Shamanov and General Staff proposes to lead former commander of the paratroopers Alexander Kolmakov .The head of the FSB , on a plan to Mironov, may be edinoros Vladimir Vasilyev, head and the Ministry of Interior - General Police Major , MP , " CP" Tatiana Moskalkova .Responsible for sport spravoros offers Vyacheslav Fetisov , and the Department of Energy is prepared to entrust Yuri Neyolova (both - edinorosy ).Non-Partisan Governor Nikita Belykh , said Mironov, should become the minister of regional development.Ministry of Justice in the government can lead the communist Mironov Vadim Solovyov .Minister of Education in the government would spravorosa member of the Communist Party , Oleg Smolin, a minister of science - MP " SR " Valery cherries.Of non-systemic opposition leaders Sergei Mironov proposed post only Alexei Navalny , who was famous for fighting against corruption .He would trust policies guide the Accounting Chamber.It is worth noting that the government Mironov their posts would keep the Minister of Emergency Situations Sergei Shoigu, head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service Igor Artemyev, and Minister of Communications Igor Shchegolev.Mironov also decided to create several new ministries: the timber industry, Veterans Affairs , biological resources and ecology, and geology.Russian presidential election held on March four.Mironov will have to deal with the leader of "United Russia" Vladimir Putin, Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party Vladimir Zhirinovsky and businessman Mikhail Prokhorov.
The cause of the accident " Phobos- Grunt" was the impact of cosmic radiation - this conclusion has come an interdepartmental commission to investigate the accident.On it informs RIA Novosti news agency quoted the head of Russian Federal Space Agency Vladimir Popovkin ." There was a restart of the two sets of on-board computer system (IOO ), so he moved to the highest energy saving mode and the standby command.The most likely cause , according to the commission , is the local impact of heavy charged particles in space IOO "- leads the agency Popovkin words .Head of Russian Federal Space Agency has recognized that such failure was made possible as a result of defects - Electronic apparatus was not designed for the impact of space radiation , and that " it was impossible to ignore ."Popovkin added that all the perpetrators of this miscalculation staff Lavochkin ( it was engaged in the production of interplanetary station ) were brought to administrative responsibility.Exactly how much and what kind of man to them was applied the penalty , not reported.Vladimir Popovkin also complained about the use in the manufacture of space vehicles imported chips that could not meet the technical requirements ." The use of imported chips - a disease not only ours, but the entire disassembly are recent and in NASA, and U.S. Department of Defense on this counterfeit products " - leads the agency Popovkin words ( about the scandal with imported chips in the USA " ribbon .Ru " wrote) .Previously available information that the commission's findings are quite different.Thus, " Kommersant" in an article from January thirty-one, two thousand and twelve reported that the main reason for the failure of the mission called the error in the code.Later, an unnamed source in the space industry told RIA Novosti that the test software on the ground stand showed that there were no errors in the code was not."Phobos-Grunt " went into space November nine, two thousand and eleven .The device was supposed to go down to the satellite of Mars, collect soil samples and send them to Earth in a special capsule for the study .By analyzing the samples , the scientists plan to clarify many issues related to the processes of formation of the solar system.In particular, whether Phobos - just an asteroid captured by Mars' gravity .A few hours after launch on board the vehicle failed - not including boosters, which were to bring the machine to otletnuyu to Mars trajectory.Within days, the ground services tried to establish communication with the station - is it partially succeeded in the twenty days of November .In orbit , " Phobos- Grunt" he stayed until January fifteen, two thousand and twelve , until descended from orbit and did not burn in the atmosphere.
The former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine , Helen Gurley Brown (Helen Gurley Brown) has donated thirty million dollars to Columbia and Stanford universities in the creation of the Institute of Journalism , Reuters reported on Monday , January thirty.Institute for Media Innovation (Institute for Media Innovation) is created in honor of her late husband Editor Cosmopolitan - a famous film producer David Brown , who died in early two thousand and ten.David Brown graduated from Stanford 's School of Journalism at Columbia University.Among the stated objectives of the Institute of Media Innovation Helen Gurley and David Brown - promotion of new media, as well as "recognition of the increasing importance of svyazizhurnalistiki and technology."To create a new institute to Columbia and Stanford University are allocated twelve million dollars.For the School of Journalism at Columbia University , located in New York , Gurley Brown sdelannoeHelen donation was the largest in history.Another $ six million to Columbia University has received from the former editor of Cosmopolitan in the establishment of a training room for the new institute , which includes " equipped with the latest technology newsroom ."Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan headed from one thousand, nine hundred and sixty-five to one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six, under her leadership the magazine has won worldwide fame.She is also the author of several books, including the bestseller "Sex and the single woman Her husband , David Brown, as producer was involved in working on these tapes as a " Cocoon ," " Jaws ," " Chocolat" and " Driving Miss Daisy ," which was awarded four "Oscars" , including the award for best film.
U.S. President Barack Obama has officially confirmed that U.S. drones struck targets inside Pakistan.On this, as reported Agence France-Presse, Obama said during a press conference on the resources of Google + and YouTube.Until now, these operations have not been discussed by officials in the U.S..According to Obama, many blows were inflicted on the militants ' Al-Qaeda "and" Taliban " in the border region with Afghanistan , which are populated by individual tribes and almost controlled by central authorities in Pakistan.In two thousand and eleven , according to media reports , the U.S. dealt a blow to the sixty-four missile border areas of Pakistan , while in two thousand and ten - one hundred and one hit.The U.S. Army intends to continue to use the drones in their operations , especially given the fact that the Western coalition led by the United States plans to finish the fight in Afghanistan in two thousand and fourteen.In late two thousand and eleven the U.S. was forced to temporarily suspend the use of drones by the sharp deterioration of relations with Pakistan.November twenty-six by an air strike on a checkpoint near the border with Afghanistan killed twenty-four Pakistani soldiers.As a result of the PE co-operation in Islamabad and Washington in the fight against international terrorism , which began after September eleven, two thousand and one, was virtually collapsed .
The founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange will appear in an episode of "The Simpsons" , reported Reuters.Hero Assange appears in an episode of the animated series , which airs on February nineteen.In the story, the Simpson family moves out of Springfield and the new place of residence of its neighbor would be the founder of WikiLeaks.The executive producer of "The Simpsons " Al Jean (Al Jean) said that his remarks for the animated "alter ego" Assange wrote in the UK.Choosing Assange as a guest star the show, said Jean , the creators of "The Simpsons" were aware that we are talking about the " controversial " person.However , said the producer , the creators of the show did not focus on " Litigation " WikiLeaks founder and hero Assange filed in a satirical vein ."The Simpsons " (The Simpsons) - the longest animated series in television history , coming out in prime time.In addition, "The Simpsons" made in the Guinness Book of Records as the episode with the largest number of guest stars .The first series "The Simpsons" was featured on Fox TV in one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-nine.Within the twenty-threerd season of "The Simpsons " premiere which is in the current telesezone , will be shown five hundred episode .Creators of the series has already announced that they will be removed for at least another two seasons.
The fire which started in place of derailment of trains with oil in the Amur region, liquidated , said on Tuesday, January twenty-one, "Interfax " referring to the representatives of the Regional Emergency Center .At the scene , told the agency interlocutor , rescue workers continue to work dealing with analysis of the burning structures.In the aftermath of the accident have been involved over two hundred personnel and fifty units of fire fighting equipment .Seventeen tanks with oil derailed about twenty-three:thirty Moscow time on January thirty in the Amur region.The train, consisting of sixty-eight tanks, followed by the route Skovorodino (Amur region) - Nakhodka (Primorsky Territory).The accident occurred a few kilometers from the village Novobureysky , near the village of robin .Because of the break contact wire thirteen tanks caught fire , oil spill occurred in an area of about six hundred square meters.According to preliminary estimates , RIA Novosti reported by representatives of local leadership .spilled on the ground from one hundred to two hundred tons.At the scene of the accident damaged the rails in both directions.Movement of rail transport is temporarily closed.To work to restore the damaged railway attracted one hundred and fifty people.