Up to thirteen people , the number killed in the storm on the east coast of the United States , the Associated Press on Saturday, June thirty.More than three million people were left without electricity.Because of the disaster state of emergency declared in Maryland , West Virginia , Virginia , Ohio and the District of Columbia .Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (Bob McDonnell) said that the state for the first time in history has faced such a massive power failure , unrelated to the hurricanes.Energy companies are not yet known the exact timing of restoration of power , saying only that the elimination of the consequences of the storm will take several days or even weeks.In a region hit by the storm, the air temperature around forty degrees Celsius, and disable power deprives the residents of the possibility of using air conditioners.Due to power outages for several hours was interrupted by the work of such popular online services like Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest.Data loss has not occurred, the company said .For several hours on Saturday was interrupted by events in the tournament golfuAT uzero T National, held in Maryland.Later in the afternoon Saturday competitions allowed to resume , but the first time in a long history of the tournament, forbade them to attend the audience.The storm , which took place on Saturday night on the east coast of the United States, is called "derecho" ( from the Spanish ."direct" ).A distinctive feature of these storms is a strong wind of constant direction ."Derecho" at high speed runs long distances , causing damage comparable to a tornado.
In the election of the President of Iceland fifth consecutive win Oulavyur ( Olafur ) Ragnar Grimsson (Olafur Ragnar Grimsson), reported Agence France-Presse on Sunday, July one.According to preliminary data , the elections held on June thirty, Grimsson supported fifty-two.five percent of voters.Rival incumbent - thirty-seven -year-old journalist Thor Arnorsdottir (Thora Arnorsdottir) - gained thirty-three.two percent of the vote and has already admitted defeat .sixty-nine- year-old Socialist Oulavyur Ragnar Grimsson has been president since one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six.Grimsson - the fifth president in the history of Iceland.The President of Iceland performs mainly ceremonial functions.However, he has the right to veto legislation approved by Parliament.Thus, Grimsson blocked the adoption of the agreement to pay compensation to foreign investors affected by the bankruptcy of the Icelandic bank Icesave.After that, the question of compensation to foreign investors has been re- submitted to a referendum in which most of the inhabitants of the country voted against this agreement.
Bentley Blower one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-nine release of the British became the most expensive car ever sold at auction.Rare car was auctioned off for five hundred and forty-two,zero pounds ( nearly eight million U.S. dollars ), announced the auction house Bonhams, conducted the auction.Sold for a record price Bentley Blower belonged to Sir Henry Birkin, installed at the car in the one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-one world speed record for that time - one hundred and thirty-seven miles per hour ( over two hundred and twenty kilometers per hour).The name of the seller of vintage cars and his new owner of the organizers of the auction was not disclosed.The second lot of the cost , having left his hammer at the Bonhams auction held within , has become a limousine Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost one thousand, nine hundred and twelve release , sold for four.seven million pounds ( seven.three million U.S. dollars).Auction of vintage cars was held in the Bonhams at Goodwood Festival of Speed (Goodwood Festival of Speed), which in June two thousand and twelve was the twentyth time.
The Government of Australia on Sunday, July one, introduced a tax on carbon emissions , according to Agence France-Presse.Under the new tax came into force with the announcement of its entry , the country's largest producers are obliged to pay twenty-three Australian dollars (twenty-three.five U.S. dollars) per ton of carbon.It is planned that a carbon tax at a fixed rate will be paid within three years, and in two thousand and fifteen Australia will move to emissions trading and the price will be determined by the market."Today, the usual Sunday , when the Australians do their chores, but today and the day when we have secured our future , the future of clean energy ," - said Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announcing the introduction of a carbon tax .According to the calculations of the Government , the new tax will help to reduce the two thousand and twenty Australia's carbon emissions to one hundred and fifty-nine million tons per year, which is reported to amount to what will disappear from the roads of the country forty-five million cars.At the moment, Australia, where coal-fired power plants are widely used and developed mining industry, is among the leaders of harmful emissions per capita.It is planned that a carbon tax at a fixed rate will be paid within three years, and in two thousand and fifteen Australia will move to emissions trading and the price will be determined by the market.However, not all Australians agree with the point of view of the government Gillard .Political opponents of the Labour Party Conservative Party believes that the new tax would increase the cost of living and cause significant harm to the industry.Conservatives claim that after they win the upcoming two thousand and thirteen parliamentary elections, a controversial tax will be repealed.Since the summer of two thousand and eleven , when the government Gillard announced plans to introduce the tax in the country have been several mass demonstrations , the participants are required to abandon the idea.
Islamist rebels vowed on Saturday, June thirty , destroy all the mausoleums of Timbuktu , reports Agence France-Presse."' Ansar al-Din ' destroy all the mausoleums of the city today .Each of them , without exception , "- said agency spokesman of the radical Islamic group .Total in Timbuktu sixteen objects included in the UNESCO World Heritage List .The Islamists have destroyed the mausoleum of Sidi Mahmoud , built in the XIV century and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List .Reuters reports that they had destroyed two more of the mausoleum , without specifying which ones.As the Associated Press, the Islamists to destroy the graves used excavators.In late June, UNESCO has Timbuktu in the list of attractions , which are endangered .In the region since the spring of two thousand and twelve the civil war continues , and the organization fears that this could be used to smuggle manuscripts and archaeological sites.In April two thousand and twelve Timbuktu became the capital of the self-proclaimed state Azavad , land of free Tuareg.Tuareg rebels for some time been in alliance with radical Islamists , but in the end of May, they refused to cooperate with each other.June twenty-eight Islamists recaptured the city the Tuareg in northern Mali , including Timbuktu.
UEFA Executive Committee decided on June twenty-nine match venues for the European Super Cup in two thousand and fourteen and two thousand and fifteen.As reported on the official website of the Association , in two thousand and fourteen the fight will take place in Cardiff , and in two thousand and fifteen - in Tbilisi at the stadium named after Mikhail Meskhi .In two thousand and thirteen, the match will take place in Prague.In the match for the European Super Cup play teams that have won the Champions League and Europa League.In two thousand and eleven , the year in the game for the Super Bowl was attended by the Spanish "Barcelona" and Portuguese "Port" ."Barcelona" won two-zero.In the two thousand and twelve Super Bowl will play each other in London "Chelsea" and Spanish " Atletico ."UEFA also decided to slightly modify the budgets of the Champions League and Europa League.In order to align the budgets of the two little competition Europa receive an additional forty million euros , of which thirty-one.five million will allocate clubs taking part in the Champions League , and the remaining money - UEFA itself .It is expected that the earnings of clubs participating in the European League for two thousand and fifteen will increase by twelve percent to two hundred and twenty-five million euros.Around the same time profits from the participation of clubs in the Champions League will be one.thirty-four billion euros (an increase of twenty-two per cent) .
In Moscow, arrested a man who shot at passers-by from the window of his apartment , informs "Interfax " referring to a law enforcement source .The press service of the State Ministry in Moscow confirmed this information to the agency .Previously convicted forty-two- year-old man who lives on the tenth floor of the house number seven on the street Teply Stan , about sixteen o'clock began firing at passers-by with a hunting rifle "Saiga " and from a traumatic gun.As a result of shooting - initially reported that the man fired three shots from a shotgun into the yard - no one was hurt .Parked cars gunman also injured .When the police arrived the scene , the man refused to open the door.However, after negotiations through " military action " could delay the gunman .According to the source agency , the man is in a bad state and it is caused by mental health team .The man said the Interior Ministry , was drunk , and for negotiations on the scene called his brother.Did apprehend the gunman 's brother , is not specified .
In the Ukrainian city of Kalush (Ivano -Frankivsk region ) was identical to the monument to Roman Shukhevych , informs "Interfax".The ceremony was timed to coincide with the one hundred and fiveth anniversary of Chief of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army .The event was attended , among others , the son of Shukhevych dissident, the Hero of Ukraine Yuriy Shukhevych and head of the Ukrainian nationalist organization "Freedom" Oleg Tyagnibok .The monument was consecrated Metropolitan of Ivano-Frankivsk and Galicia the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Kiev Patriarchate , and Joasaph Bishop Emery , Ivano-Frankivsk Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sofron Wise.four.five -meter bronze statue was cast and installed on the money Kalush city and district councils, the Ivano-Frankivsk regional council , as well as donations to two thousand, five hundred people and eighty-three organizations.Shukhevych led by the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists ( Bandera Movement ) in one thousand, nine hundred and forty-three before his death in one thousand, nine hundred and fifty.In honor of Shukhevych named two streets in Lviv.In two thousand and seven, the third President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko posthumously awarded the title Hero of Ukraine Shukhevych , but the court later this decision was reversed.
Elected President of Egypt Mohammed Mursi June thirty officially took office , bringing the oath before the Constitutional Court.It is reported by Agence France-Presse.In a speech following the swearing in ceremony , Mursi promised that Egypt under his leadership would be " civil, constitutional , and the modern state ."June twenty-nine , the day before the inauguration, Mursi brought a symbolic oath of his supporters gathered in Tahrir Square .He vowed to restore presidential power in the country , says Associated Press."Everyone now listen to me.The government , military , police...There is no power above it .Once again, I assure you that I will not give any of the presidential office.I can not afford to do so .I have no right to it " - said Mursi .After the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak of Egypt came to power in the Supreme Military Council .Shortly before the elections, the military dissolved the parliament, most of which belonged to the " Muslim Brotherhood ".Because of this, Mursi was forced to take an oath before the Constitutional Court , and not to Parliament , as is customary in Egypt , said AFP.Mursi - Chairman of the Egyptian Party of Freedom and Justice and member of the governing council of the Islamist movement , " the Muslim Brotherhood ."As a result of the election, a second round of which took place on sixteen-seventeen May , he walked a few percent of his rival Ahmed Shafik , who with Hosni Mubarak held the post of prime minister.
The German authorities allowed into the country Vitaly Kaloyev , according to the site of the head of North Ossetia Taimuraz Mamsurov .Accompanied by Russian diplomats will visit Kaloyev mourning in memory of plane crash over Lake Constance , and then return to Russia.In his tweet Mamsurov thanked for their help in resolving the conflict, the Russian consul and the German authorities .Visit mourning Vitaly Kaloyev invited the City of Überlingen - the nearest to the site of the crash of two thousand and two.Russians got a Schengen visa , but he was detained at the airport in Munich.Police said Kaloyev that the Swiss delegation was opposed to his presence at the ceremonies .Airplane " Bashkirian Airlines ' Tu -one hundred and fifty-four collided with " Boeing " company DHL over Lake Constance July two, two thousand and two .As a result of the crash killed seventy-one people , including his wife and two children Kaloyev .Guilty of a collision recognized Swiss dispatching service company Skyguide.In February two thousand and four, killing Kaloyev Manager Peter Nielsen , who worked on the night of the crash .Swiss court sentenced a Russian citizen to eight years in prison, but for good behavior Kaloyev could go free and return to Russia in two thousand and seven .In two thousand and eight he became Deputy Minister of Construction and Architecture of North Ossetia.
A group of Romanian academics recognized Prime Minister Viktor Pont (Victor Ponta) guilty of plagiarism, according to Reuters.Romanian National Commission on Certification of titles and diplomas recognized that the eighty-five pages Ponty 's thesis for the degree of PhD be copied without the proper guidance to the sources .The Commission expressed its intention to deprive the Prime Minister's degree.Ponta , previously promised to leave his post if found guilty , called the findings of academics "politically motivated " and " illegal" and refused to resign , according to Agence France-Presse.The Prime Minister has accused the commission is that it acts in the interest of his rival - President Traian Basescu (Traian Basescu).Pontus has promised to address the Commission on Ethics and reiterate that he is not guilty of plagiarism.Shortly before the decision Romanian Minister of Education and associate of Prime Minister Liviu Pop (Liviu Pop) decided to disband the commission studying Ponty 's thesis .Did the findings of plagiarism altered composition of the commission or not , is not specified .Ponta defended his thesis on the International Criminal Court at the University of Bucharest in two thousand and three.In mid-June, the British journal Nature reported that about half of the four hundred and thirty-two- page work in the Romanian language is copied from someone else's work without proper guidance sources.Because of allegations of plagiarism office were forced to leave such European politicians as defense minister GermaniiKarl - Theodor zu Guttenberg , and President Pal Schmitt of Hungary (Pal Schmitt).
Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov will ask Russian President Vladimir Putin to protect Communist MP Vladimir Bessonov , reports "Interfax"." I appeal to President Putin.After all, you are the guarantor and the need to ensure a normal dialogue "- Zyuganov said at a briefing during the plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist Party on June thirty.According to the communist leader , attempts to deprive Bessonova immunity is a political order.Zyuganov supported by other members of the party .June eighteen Investigative Committee appealed to the State Duma of the Russian Federation with a request to deny Bessonova of parliamentary immunity to be against him was a criminal case for the use of violence against a government official (Article three hundred and eighteen of the Criminal Code ).According to investigators, December two, two thousand and eleven , during a Communist Party rally unmatched in Rostov-on -Don, Bessonov , along with other protesters hit police officer and injured his clothes.The action in Rostov -on-Don , according to organizers, was not rally , and a meeting with members of the electorate .Laid out on YouTube video of a scuffle between protesters and police , but if someone hits Bessonov, it is very hard to disassemble .The State Duma did not consider the request of the Investigative Committee , as with the concept of deprivation of the deputy immunity apply to the lower house of parliament can only be Attorney General .According to " InterfaxIn order to take away the deputy immunity, a simple majority of votes in the Duma who has the party " United Russia".
The missiles shown in the parade in honor of the anniversary of Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang on April fifteen, could be fake .This is stated in the UN report , released June twenty-nine on the website of the organization.As noted by Agence France-Presse, the UN report was ready a month ago , but China has delayed its publication .On parade were submitted at least six missiles, a new class of KN- zero.They are much more than the already known types of missiles North Korea - KN- zero, " Hwaseong UN experts expressed doubts that the KN- zero and " Musudan " that never were tested in the air is really functioning normally .They suggested that the parade showed moulage KN- zero.The same conclusion was reached in late April and experts from the German company Schmucker Technologie.A report of Marcus Schiller and Robert Shmukera can be found here .Thus, the Germans say , evidence of the DPRK's ballistic missiles are still there .At the parade April fifteen, two thousand and twelve were seen as two limousine Mercedes Benz, in appearance similar to the model of the last series Ssix hundred.UN suggests that the cars were imported into the country illegally , because the sanctions prohibit the import into Korea luxuries.In addition , an unnamed journalist, said the UN experts that on April sixteen he saw a dozen cars Mercedes Benz E- Class (Series Ethree hundred and fifty) near the high school in Pyongyang.The UN report says , in addition to luxury cars, Tobacco , and twelve bottles of sake , smuggled into North Korea.UN sanctions adopted in two thousand and six and two thousand and nine , slowed the development of the DPRK's defense industry .According to the report , last year , North Korea did not violate sanctions with regard to nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction , but broke them , importing conventional weapons and luxury goods.The same UN report in two thousand and eleven was not published because of protests from Beijing .
Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have decided to divorce , reports on a Friday night The Associated Press.Reports of some media for a divorce lawyer, confirmed Holmes, describing it as a personal family matter.It clarifies the website TMZ, whether filed divorce papers in court, it is not clear .According to preliminary data , the Cruise and Holmes was drafted prenuptial agreement .The pair married in two thousand and six in an Italian castle , they have a daughter, Suri , who is now six years old.In December two thousand and eleven recognized the girl child 's most influential celebrities.The general condition of the spouses - about $ two hundred and seventy-five million , but most of the earned Cruz, emphasizes TMZ.The last time the forty-nine- year-old Cruz and thirty-three -year-old Holmes appeared in public in February two thousand and twelve .Previously, Cruz was married twice: to Mimi Rogers and Nicole Kidman , with whom he raised two adopted children - daughter Isabella and Connor, the boy .
Presnensky Moscow court on Friday rejected a lawsuit to protect the honor and dignity of vice-chairman of the Russian public organization " Democratic Choice " by Igor Drandina to NTV , the agency rape.Drandin went to court in connection with access to air March fifteen, two thousand and twelve film " Anatomy of a protest ."The plaintiff requested the defendant to refute the false information .In particular, untrue Drandin said allegations that the opposition was hired extras for the money to remove the clips in order to discredit the government , the opposition gets money from abroad , that the task of the opposition - the blood , that the opposition has no program and constructive suggestions .In addition , the plaintiff told the court that the " Anatomy of a protest " was used by the video , which took it personally."Thousands of people know that I shot this video .The program states that paid money for it .I've got no money , and that false information discredits my honor , so I ask to meet a claim , "- quoted by Drandina .Meanwhile, Representative Daniel Pushkin NTV said that the broadcaster does not recognize the requirements Drandina because he believes that the common channel of information, have no relation to the plaintiff.As explained , " Novaya Gazeta " , the representatives of the plaintiff tried to prove that, as the voiceover repeatedly utters the word "opposition " that every citizen , who belong to the opposition, it may take discrediting information on your account .Pushkin , however, insisted that with regard to anything in the movie Drandina porochaschegone said, but the fact that the spread of false information about him the plaintiff failed to prove .Judge Marina Tsyvkina agreed with the defendant and decided to reject the claim .Reasoning in the decision has yet been made public.Drandin said "Novaya Gazeta" that he intends to appeal the decision of the court in Presnensky Moscow City Court.Recall , the movie , which was discussed in the suit was withdrawn by February twenty-three, two thousand and twelve at a rally in support of Vladimir Putin, totmoment Prime Minister and presidential candidate.In the video, several Kenyan students with placards "Putin - our president " and " We are against the rocking of the country" can not in Russian operator to answer questions .The film " Anatomy of a protest" after NTV has caused a very negative reaction to the online community and journalistic circles.
The traffic police on duty at the post in the north- west of Moscow , where a motorist tried to extort a bribe for driving while intoxicated , will be dismissed.Informs "Interfax" agency reports citing the press service of the police department of CJSC Moscow.As described in the press service , on Friday evening in the Department of Internal Affairs for their own safety CJSC Research Affairs in Moscow asked the driver .The man said that traffic police officers stopped him at the post - demonstration to verify the documents and asked to be tested for alcohol.Not conveying device driver spokazaniyami , inspectors announced that he had found a small blood alcohol content , and for this they will be deprived of his rights.After a brief discussion , said the motorist , the parties agreed to " decide " for one hundred,zero rubles.The driver left the documents in the post and went for the money , but managed to contact the OSB .Traffic police officers were detained at the time of the transfer of money specified in the press-service.As a result, all employees of the post - rally , who worked in that shift, will be dismissed from the organs of internal affairs, said the press service said.Inspectors, supervisors , that is, the company commander , battalion commander and responsible management of the police department OF DPS for CJSC Research Affairs in Moscow, held to strict disciplinary action .The service checks on the fact of the accident continues.The question of criminal proceedings against the traffic police, caught on a bribe , is not yet resolved .
Romanian Minister of Education Liviu Pop (Liviu Pop) dissolved the commission , which studies the thesis of Prime Minister Viktor Ponty for plagiarism.It is reported by Agence France- PressePop told reporters that the commission effectively investigate the matter.In response to the statement of a senior editor of Tudor Popescu, Cristian Gabdul (Cristian Tudor Popescu) said that what is happening , " recalls a totalitarian regime ."Pop is considered an ally Ponty .Shortly before the dissolution of the Commission on twenty-eight June , the Prime Minister in an interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais has promised to leave his post if the commission found him guilty of plagiarism.In this case all the allegations against Pontus rejected .In mid-June, the British journal Nature reported that the four hundred and thirty-two -page dissertation Ponty for the degree of PhD by more than half consists of " the copied text" without the proper links.Prime Minister zaschitildissertatsiyu the International Criminal Court in two thousand and three at the University of Bucharest.The work is written in Romanian.Center-left Pontus became prime minister in late April two thousand and twelve , after the Romanian parliament passed a vote of no confidence in the government , Mihai Razvan Ungureanu .Unguryan at that time worked for about two months.Over the past two years because of allegations of plagiarism lost their jobs in several European politicians , including German Defence Minister Karl- Theodor zu Guttenberg and president Pal Schmitt of Hungary (Pal Schmitt).
FEMEN activist Oksana Shachko arrested for five days per diluted share in the fan zone in Kiev during the broadcast of the semifinal match between Germany and Italy.It is reported by "Ukrainian Truth" citing the press service of the motion.The incident involving Shachko occurred Thursday, June twenty-eight .Activist , partially undressed , climbed onto a metal screen design , which is installed in the fan zone, and confined herself to her handcuffs.In the photos from the campaign can be seen as a participant FEMEN ten- height descend on tethers .The message traffic was emphasized that Shachko intended to " turn off" the main screen fan zone .How she wanted to do it , is not specified .The pictures can be seen that while the activist was removed from the design, broadcast of the match was not interrupted .In FEMEN stated that the " diversion " was held as a sign of " irreconcilable protest against the gang rape of Ukraine during Euro two thousand and twelve ."Activists of the movement were marked by a series of action during the European Football Championship , which started in Ukraine and Poland on June eight.Participants FEMEN pushed from its pedestal Cup Euro two thousand and twelve, stripped to protest in front of " boar - Veshchunov " on behalf of Fountik , and before the opening of the championship at the stadium in Warsaw, sprayed fire extinguishers in the crowd of fans .In the course of these actions of the Movement accused the organizers of the championship in the promotion of sex tourism and promoting the development of the sex industry in Ukraine and Poland.
Bolshoi Theater has extended teaching contract with Nikolai Tsiskaridze , informs "Interfax " referring to the Bolshoi spokesman Katerina Novikova .For how long to extend the contract , the press service of the theater " Ribbon .py " difficult to answer .Previous contract with Tsiskaridze , who works part-time teacher-coach , will expire on June thirty, two thousand and twelve .In the winter around the artist's contract with the Bolshoi scandal .In December, leaders of the Bolshoi Theatre Tsiskaridze notified of early termination of the contract, but in January Bolshoi changed this decision - as reported in the theater, according to the wishes of the artist himself .Tsiskaridze assumed that the contract with him want to cancel because he criticized the reconstruction of the Bolshoi Theatre.Artist has promised to sue the Bolshoi , if management does not change his mind to deprive him of teaching interest.In addition to the teacher- tutor , Tsiskaridze works at the Bolshoi Theatre as a leading dancer on the basis of an indefinite contract.
Steward Belgian airline Brussels Airlines was fired for the fact that during a night flight Kinshasa -Brussels May twenty-three , he ate twelve pies , intended business class passengers , according to Belge Info.Prior to that he worked in the steward of the company for many years.At the same time , the management of Brussels Airlines, without giving the true reasons for dismissal, referred to the fact that the steward has repeatedly received warnings from the management for various infractions .The name is not called dropout .The case outraged union representatives of employees .The attack hunger steward , they explain difficult working conditions : according to the rules during the flight staff are entitled to only one short break for food.Union representatives also accused the company of strict requirements to employees , while maintaining low wages.According to La Libre, in October two thousand and eleven to organize employees of airlines going on strike, demanding higher wages.However, if the management company was able to negotiate with union representatives .
Mannheim prosecutor's office began a full investigation against German energy EnBW in connection with its gas deals with Russian partners , according to the site office .Defendants in the case are seven of the company's management .After the screening , which became known in March , prosecutors have found reason to suspect the former and current executives of EnBW tax evasion and embezzlement of company property .The investigation is carried out on two agreements signed in two thousand and seven and two thousand and eight with Russian partner companies EnBW Andrei Bykov.In particular , prosecutors believe that the management of EnBW AG has damaged one of its subsidiaries in the amount of energy concern fifty-nine million euros , as costs paid her bills were not covered.In addition, the company EnBW AG has suffered damage as a result of the fact that its leadership has entered into contracts that are economically feasible and was a partner and in which the recipient of services can not be clearly established .In the tax returns of concern deals with firms Bykov was designated as the internal costs of the enterprise , but the prosecutor's office suggests that this description was incorrect.In the center of the investigation contracts with the German energy lobbyist for the Russian , Andrei Bykov.Since two thousand and one, EnBW has signed agreements with two Swiss firms Bykov for two hundred and eighty million euros.Transactions related to the supply of uranium from Russia and cooperation in the nuclear field.According to German press reports, the amount of transactions actually reached four hundred million euros.In two thousand and nine, EnBW has found out that companies do not fulfill the conditions of Bykov's contracts, and appealed to the courts of arbitration , demanding the return of one hundred and twenty million euros.Then the Bulls in his defense stated that the obligation did not really fulfilled , but in agreement with the management of EnBW.According to him , contracts were fictitious.In fact, the German company Bykov asked to lobby their interests in the Russian gas market.These statements Russians were the reason for the initial inspections Mannheim prosecutor's office.EnBW energy concern is one of the largest in Europe and one of the four most influential energy companies in Germany , along with E.ON, Vattenfall and RWE.
Internet auction site eBay on Thursday, June twenty-eight, launched the sale of new cars.The price of cars falls to $ five hundred every hour.The campaign will last until July two.According to the sales on June twenty-eight, the average size of the " discount " on the sale of vehicles amounted to about $ eight,zero .With the auction went , for example , sedan Chevrolet Cruze, a compact crossover Nissan Juke, and SUV Ford Escape.With an initial price of twenty-six.four thousand dollars Escape cost to the buyer of seventeen.nine thousand dollars.June twenty-nine at the auction , in particular, exhibited sedan Chevrolet Malibu, Toyota Corolla, Dodge Charger and Nissan Altima.Those who want to buy a car must make a mandatory prepayment of $ five hundred to book your reservation .Then, with the winner of an auction for a day representative of the associated car dealer lot at the sale.
Latvian Security Police opened a criminal case against the journalist Alexander Gilman for his article about the deportations of inhabitants in the Republic of the one thousand, nine hundred and fortys .This is the agency LETA.Case is being investigated by the paper "On the public glorification , justification, or denial of genocide and crimes against humanity."It provides a maximum penalty of imprisonment for a term of five years.Article Gilman "Myths of June fourteen " was published in early June on the portal IMHOClub, and then in the newspaper "Chas ."In her publicist (he has the status of the repressed ), in particular , argues that life in exile in Siberia " was not as tragic as it is to portray .""Almost all of my friends parents were dead with them in Siberia.They often came to visit us , and remembering those years , as we recall the construction brigades , hiking and farms : many young people live in one hut , love , party , funny incidents - not a reference , and the jaunt in the open air "- the author wrote .He also claimed that the expulsion of people performed erratically and was not directed against "the color of the nation."In addition, Gilman called the "myth " statements that allegedly Latvians deported Jews."All my family were exiled Latvians - the young guys ," Working Guard. "At the gathering was given a few hours, no one was particularly rude , on the contrary , gave useful advice "- referred to in the article.On the complaint of this material to the police approached the sub-commission of the Diet on patriotic education , which is headed by the deputy from the nationalist bloc VL-TB/LNNK (" All for Latvia! - For Fatherland and Freedom / National Independence Movement of Latvia" ) Raivis Dzintars .He praised Gilman remarks as a " slap in the face " to all the repressed .A series of deportations from the Baltic countries ( as well as Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine) was organized by the Soviet authorities in May-June one thousand, nine hundred and forty-one .Check-out occurred during the campaign , officially called " cleaning of the anti-Soviet , criminal and socially dangerous elements" and their families .From Latvia , in particular, were deported to about fifteen.five thousand people.In two thousand and six, Alexandre Guilmant was accused of the case for the statements that the Latvian State " is as absolute evil as the Nazi state , but , fortunately, it is much weaker and more cowardly ."The Court did not find in the words of a crime journalist .
An American with a hand grenade sparked panic at the Berlin airport " Tegel Grenade found June twenty-nine in the luggage of seventy-one -year-old pensioner.He was going to fly from Berlin to Amsterdam , and thence to his home in the United States.Employees of the airport security services reported bomb threat , and they cordoned off part of the airport at the time of inspection.Police found the remains of an explosive grenade inside , but found that the detonator was damaged .According to criminologists , even in this case, a grenade could cause an accident on board the aircraft passes dapd.The American admitted that he bought a hand grenade at a flea market in Belgium.According to preliminary data , such grenades used in the countries of the Warsaw Pact.Now for the American pensioner initiated an investigation into violations of the law on the control of weapons of war .However, the police did not detain him , and he was able to fly to Amsterdam, as well as planned.
The court ordered the investigation at the request of a lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkova expedite familiarization with the case of ex- Governor Vyacheslav Dudka in Tula region .This June twenty-nine according to the website of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation .According to the court , counsel must finish reading the case file until July sixteen .The court also ordered the managing director of the corporation GREEN Dmitry Dobrynin read the materials before August sixteen .Dudka and himself a former director of property and land relations in Tula oblast Victor Volkov and the other lawyers involved in the process , the case is already familiar .SC asked the court to affect the Zherebenkova and Dobrynin , as investigators are concerned that the statute of limitations runs out of the case.According to investigators, in the spring of two thousand and ten Dudka and Volkov, in collusion , by Dobrynin received a bribe of forty million rubles.For this they gave the corporation a "green " lease an area of two.five thousand hectares.The businessman was going to build on this site shopping center.Intermediary in the transfer of bribes played the head of state institutions "Tula Parks" Andrei Stepanov , but his prosecution dismissed in active repentance .Pipe , who is under house arrest, trumped-up calls his business .He never managed to get money - at the time the proceedings were instituted in two thousand and eleven , they were at the Volkov.Shortly before the proceedings were instituted Dudka was dismissed .
Meydoff Peter , the younger brother of the creator of the largest in U.S. history, Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme , was arrested on June twenty-nine.This was reported by Reuters, referring to the Federal Bureau of investigation.The arrest, both clarifies the Agence France-Presse, was promoted to the office manhettenskom lawyer Peter Madoff at seven o'clock local time, before the hearing.It became known yesterday that Peter Meydoff agreed to plead guilty in fraud, forgery and falsification of financial statements.In exchange, the maximum prison sentence for the accused has been reduced to ten years.Madoff 's brother also agreed to transfer all his property for the payment of fines.The damage inflicted on investors Ponzi scheme the former head of Nasdaq, estimated at about $ sixty-five billion .Organizer of the fraudulent scheme in two thousand and nine was sentenced for fraud to one hundred and fifty years in prison and confiscation of property.Now Meydoff serving time in prison in North Carolina , earning of one hundred and seventy dollars a month.A fund established by Madoff , a long time was considered one of the most reliable investment companies in the U.S..However, in late two thousand and eight revealed that he worked on the so -called " Ponzi scheme " when interest rates on deposits of old clients paid from the proceeds from new investors.
Penny Palfrey (Penny Palfrey), forty-nine- year-old British- Australian swimmer , morning, June twenty-nine went to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage , the Associated Press.For protection from predators Palfrey uses equipment that creates an electric field around it .Swimmer hopes to overcome the one hundred and sixty-five kilometers of the Straits of Florida in forty-fifty hours, and become the first woman to swim the Strait without a cage .As reported by The Daily Telegraph, Palfrey will accompany a team of sixteen people in the same boat.Regular swimmer from the team will receive food and water , but during these snacks Palfrey should not touch the boat.In Palfrey has three children and two grandchildren .In two thousand and ten she swam across the Straits of Gibraltar in three hours and three minutes , setting a new record for women.Swimmers have dual citizenship : the age of nineteen she moved from Britain to Australia.In one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-seven, Australian Susie Maroni (Susie Maroney), which at that time was twenty-two years old, swam across the Florida Straits in a shark cage.Without the cells to swim the strait twice tried to American Dine Nayad (Diana Nyad), but her attempts were unsuccessful.She plans to try again in the summer of two thousand and twelve .In two thousand and eleven , notes the Australian edition of The Age, sixty-two- year-old swam Nayad two-thirds of the way, but she had to stop because of jellyfish stings .The first attempt she made at age twenty-eight .
Latvian Security Police did not find the corpus delicti in the actions of two men who are in the form of Waffen SS Legion in Riga demonstrated weapons kindergarten "Pucite" (" Sovushka ") under the " lesson of patriotism ."This RIA Novosti reported citing the press service of the police.Become resonant event was organized March sixteen - Memorial Day Legion .It was attended by representatives of the association "Latvian soldiers ' Normund Erums and Ivo Lembergs .As a result of this " lesson " at the kindergarten was posted photos .The pictures could be seen as "guests" show for children aged three to four years of grenades , pistols , assault rifles and a machine gun that used by the SS during World War II.Publicized the story was only in May , when the photos with a " lesson" published the Latvian media.Public service quality of education appealed to law enforcement agencies with a request to evaluate the actions and Erumsa Lembergs , namely the fact that they showed the children weapons and military equipment.The Security Police has determined that members of the association brought to the kindergarten arms are not located in a combat situation as well as plaster casts , so in this case, the law was not violated.What happened in kindergarten earlier condemned the Latvian Minister of Education Robert Kilis and Director of the Riga City Council on Education Guntis Helmanis .The Minister , in particular, declared that " weapons, men in military uniforms and other similar phenomena in kindergarten totally unacceptable ."The opposite view expressed owner of the kindergarten "PuciteHe said that he determines "who comes back " and then, as in children (apparently , it comes to children attending kindergarten) , " will bring pride themselves for their country and for his soldiers ' SS Latvian Legion was created by the German command in one thousand, nine hundred and forty-three.He was formed from the local population , designed to serve the Nazis , as well as Latvian volunteer units .Legionnaires participated in the fighting against Soviet troops , as well as punitive operations against the guerrillas.They are also accused in the massacre of civilians in the territory of Belarus and Poland.Legionnaires' Day celebrated in Latvia on the anniversary of one of the events of World War II.March sixteen, one thousand, nine hundred and forty-four the Latvian SS legion was first entered into battle with the Red Army in the area of the river near the town of Great Island of the Pskov region.
According to research company NeuroFocus, a short video advertising is as effective as long.It is reported portal MrWeb.The study was commissioned by television channel CBS, and was based on observations of human brain activity while watching videos.Scientists NeuroFocus of the opinion that about ninety-nine percent of all mental processes occur unconsciously , and therefore the study of brain activity more effectively in the understanding of advertising , what polls and focus groups.They help to fix on what shots the most active person responds , the website Mashable.According to scientists, the human brain is able to anticipate and complete story lines at a very early stage of review.Thus, even a thirty-second commercials can be halved without losing their effectiveness.As the director of NeuroFocus, received his company's research will help to create a promotional video , which does not appear to be nothing more than the key elements .According to the CBS, creating shorter and at the same time, the effective channel videoreklam help unite the various platforms, ie , television , internet and mobile services , and advertising displays , as the short videos are suitable for all these carriers .NeuroFocus company specializes in research in the field of neuromarketing - a form of marketing that studies consumer behavior of human neuroscience methods .In late June, were also released survey data of COG Research.This study showed that eighty-one percent of those people that when watching TV at the same time use some more content to the electronic device (eg laptop , smartphone or tablet ) do not switch channels during the ad unit.
The price of oil jumped to a record low for a long time values on the world markets against the backdrop of a successful EU summit.Investors expect that the improvement of financial situation in the euro area will favorably influence the demand for hydrocarbons around the world , reports Bloomberg.The August futures for Brent crude climbed three.forty-five dollars and came close to the mark of $ ninety-five per barrel.The American brand of WTI increased by three.five dollars to eighty-one.nineteen dollars per barrel.The rise in prices was most significant for the last eight months.In previous days, oil prices are almost as rapidly became cheaper .For example, in the course of trading on June twenty-eight , it dropped to two.five-three per barrel.Analysts believe that oil prices could rise another ten percent, the agency said .In many ways, the price can be supported by the effect of sanctions against Iran, which will reduce its exports by about one million barrels per day.During the summit, the Heads of State June twenty-eight - EU member states endorsed the pact of stability with a number of additions.In particular, caught up in the recapitalization of banks in a difficult position to be carried out directly from the European Stability Fund , without affecting the state budget and without increasing the national debt of individual countries.In addition , it is planned to allocate one hundred and thirty billion euro economic stimulus package .
Fashion model Kate Moss appeared in the advertisement of a new collection of Italian shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo.As reported by The Daily Mail, shooting took place at the Russian Embassy in Berlin.In the shooting also took part fashion model Carmen Pedaru .Photoshoot captured footwear and accessories from the collection of Salvatore Ferragamo Autumn-Winter two thousand and thirteen.Some photos taken are available in the blog The Huffington Post reporter Sarah Karmali .On most of them are Kate Moss reclining in the luxury of the embassy.The picture with Carmen Pedaru that depicts a coat that resembles a military tunic and with a bag over his shoulder - tablet .Thus , Moss plays a role in the shooting of a rich lady , and Pedaru with the model Sean Opry - her guards.Kate Moss was first involved in the campaign Salvatore Ferragamo.Earlier, one of the most highly paid models in the world acted in commercials brands like Dior, Longchamp, Mango, Rimmel cosmetics and Vogue.Since two thousand and seven, Moss launches her own line of clothing under the brand Topshop.
St. Petersburg police arrested nine volunteers pro-Kremlin movement " against the Piggy " for beating two attendees shopping center "People This was reported at Research Affairs in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.According to the police on June twenty-nine, about thirteen:zero into the store came activists .Some of them were dressed in costumes of pigs , and the rest was kept still and video cameras .In " Piggy The activists , according to the website of the St. Petersburg Research Affairs , pushed the two women.The women fell to the floor and bounce.One of them was pregnant.She was hospitalized.The second victim , doctors have treated on the spot, after which she filed a statement to the police." Piggy " resisted police , resulting in three law enforcement officers were injured.As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the representative of the St. Petersburg State University MIA, an activist of biting cop 's hand.The blog traffic refuted this information .Under the version of " Piggy " , the police , followed the " raid " activists beat up two states of motion.Results were detained , according to the blog of the day fifteen:twenty-one , four people.Police arrested seven activists dressed as pigs, and two - in ordinary clothes .With respect to the three " Piggy " ( not specified , costumed or not ) were under nineteen minutes .three of the Administrative Code ( disobeying a police officer ).The question of criminal proceedings under Articles one hundred and sixteen ( beating) and three hundred and nineteen of the Criminal Code (insulting a government official) is solved .This is not the first conflict with " Piggy " in the " People ".The site traffic is reported that when trying to make a " check" in the store June twenty-six activists were beaten .Several days later, FMS, Federal Service and the Prosecutor's Office found several violations in the " People " Piggy against" - a project of the youth movement "Nashi" engaged in " control" the quality of products in stores.Participants in the movement have repeatedly detained for their shares.
Government decision on the approval of the list of food products with alcohol content exceeding zero.five per cent, but is not related to alcohol, will not save from ruin producers of cider and mead.On this, as reports "Interfax" , said a member of the Presidium of the " Support of Russia" Alexey Nebolsin .From July one to the rather weak producers of alcoholic beverages imposed significant limitations.In particular, they must undergo compulsory licensing .Producers of cider and mead has repeatedly complained to the government that such restrictions would kill their business because the money they do not have licenses .June twenty-nineth , it became known that the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree delisting beverages to be licensed and all beverages fermentation , the fortress which is zero.five-one.two degrees (eg kvass ).Meanwhile, as noted Nebolsin , cider is usually made fortress one.five-six degrees, and mead - one,two-nine degrees.Thus, these drinks were alcoholic , therefore , their production should be licensed .According Nebolsina , the situation can only be saved through the adoption of a new bill that are planning to make to the State Duma deputy Viktor Zvagel'skii and Victor Klimov ( the "United Russia ").They proposed to exempt from licensing the production and trafficking of cider and mead to one hundred thousand dal in the year.Because now the producers of these drinks are small and medium businesses , almost all of them fall under the amendment.Cider mead occupy in Russia, only zero.zero percent of the beer market , while the cost of production of these drinks is much higher than that of beer.In several European countries ( eg France , UK and Scandinavia countries ) cider is a popular drink.In Russia in recent years, the consumption of cider ( including through imports ) has increased many times .
The High Court in London rejected the claim of Israeli businessman Arkadi Gaydamak to his compatriot Lev Leviev , known as the " Diamond King" .It is reported by Reuters.The process between businessmen began May twenty-three this year.According to Gaydamak , in two thousand and one he wrote to his stake in Leviev's Angolan diamond company Ascorp (twenty-four,five percent) from fiscal persecution from France.The latter, in turn, pledged to deduct half of the dividends partner.Gaydamak, Leviev accused of concealing income and demanded a billion dollars.Partners are not made out a deal legally.They signed a contract in a single copy and handed it to the storage of the Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar , as it turned out , the document inexplicably disappeared.The London court found the plaintiff and the defendant's partner , but nevertheless dismissed the claims Gaydamak due to the fact that he signed a waiver of claims against Leviev in August two thousand and eleven .The entrepreneur said earlier that his refusal to sign the forced influential Angolan Helder Vieira , General Manuel Diaz (Manuel Helder Vieira Dias), stating that the provisions of the agreement approved by the government ( Gaydamak is an employee of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Angola and is a citizen of this country , along with the French , Israeli and Canadian Gaydamak told the newspaper "Kommersant" on twenty-nine June, in accordance with an agreement renouncing his claims are entitled to compensation at a rate of half a billion dollars , but it it did not get .The businessman said that filed a new lawsuit - to annul " the prisoner fraudulently " settlement agreement.
Antonov An -twenty-four made an emergency landing at the airport Bodaybo in the Irkutsk region , reports "Interfax".AN-twenty-four of airline " IrAero " followed by the regional center .After takeoff from the left engine airliner refused , and the crew decided to return .The plane landed at eleven:fifty local time ( six:fifty GMT) .On board the An-twenty-four were forty-six people.When planting, none of them was hurt.The reason for stopping the engine has not yet been established.As will be sent to the passengers to a destination is not specified.At the airline's website about the incident is not reported." IrAero " has a fleet of six aircraft An- twenty-four.The company flies to eighteen regions of Russia.
Court of Appeals Sixth Judicial District of the United States in Cincinnati ( Ohio) dismissed the claim for restoration of U.S. citizenship posthumously Nazi collaborator John ( Ivan) Demjanjuk , reports Plain Dealer.Thus, the court upheld a lower court decision rendered in two thousand and eleven .The litigation with the U.S. authorities to return Demjanjuk of U.S. citizenship began during his lifetime.In two thousand and eleven, the District Court in Cleveland dismissed the plaintiff's claim .As he wrote the agency Associated Press, in April , after the death of the convict and his family have filed an appeal.One reason for the lawsuit was the desire to get his wife Demjanjuk from the U.S. government welfare payments , which in its opinion, the deceased owed .In a statement the plaintiffs pointed to the judge's refusal to attach to the case report of a former FBI agent Martin Thomas (Thomas Martin), who in one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-five questioned the involvement of Demjanjuk to Nazi crimes .In particular, he suggested that the identity of a concentration camp guard in the name Demjanjuk could be forged by the Soviet secret services.Sam Martin, in response to the Court explained that its conclusions are built based solely on speculation and not supported by any evidence .Representatives of Demjanjuk , in turn , argued that the failure to attach a document without a proper study was unlawful.In making the decision , the appellate court also refused to take into account the report of the former agent.The resolution also states that the appeal is dismissed for the groundlessness of its filing .In addition , the court refused to consider it because of the death of the Demjanjuk.In two thousand and eleven , John Demjanjuk was found guilty by a German court of complicity with the Nazis in the murder of more than twenty-eight,zero people in the Sobibor concentration camp in Poland.He was sentenced to five years in prison, but left free for health reasons.A native of Ukraine Demjanjuk (born Ivan Marchenko ) was a U.S. citizen in one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-eight .Learning that he was suspected of collaborating with the Nazis, U.S. Department of Justice in one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-seven, demanded to deprive him of citizenship, which was executed in one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-one .In one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-six, the Ukrainian was given to Israel , where he was sentenced to death , but in one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-three the charges dropped for lack of evidence .Back in the U.S. in one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-eight, Demjanjuk regained citizenship, but in two thousand and four he lost again .In two thousand and nine , after German prosecutors charge , he was deported from the United States.March seventeen, two thousand and twelve John Demjanjuk has died.
Russian stock indexes opened trading on June twenty-nine in confident black.During the first minutes of trading , RTS index grew by two.forty-nine percent to one thousand, three hundred and twelve.eighty-five points and the MICEX - one.seventy-seven percent to one thousand, three hundred and sixty-six.seventy-three points.Support markets had positive news from the EU summit devoted to overcoming the debt crisis in the euro area.On the eve of the first day of the summit, the EU , after long negotiations, agreed to sign a pact of growth and stability, providing for the allocation of one hundred and twenty billion euro economic stimulus measures .The document will enter into force by the end of this year.Thanks to the news from Europe ended in positive territory and trading on Asian markets.Thus , the Japanese Nikkei two hundred and twenty-five index on the session added a half percent and exceeded nine thousand points.Elite Topix index rose by one.forty-nine percent and rose above seven hundred and seventy points.With regard to currency , the euro early in the session on the MICEX , RTS rose nine cents to forty-one.two thousand, seven hundred and forty rubles.The dollar exchange rate at the same time, immediately fell by almost thirty-eight kopecks to thirty-two.seven thousand, five hundred and thirty rubles.
Non-profit organizations involved in policy and receiving funding from abroad, must be obtained from the Ministry of Justice on the status of " acting as a foreign agent ."A similar bill, as they say , "Vedomosti " in its issue of June twenty-nine , plan to introduce in the State Duma deputies from the "United Russia "."Kommersant " brings a different formulation - " operating as foreign agents ."Political activity will take part in activities to influence the policy of public authorities and public opinion, it does not matter whether it is written in the charter of NCOs.NGOs funded by foreign organizations or individuals will be required to sign all his books , reports and information disseminated on the Internet, the status of " acting as foreign agents ."In addition, they will be reporting more often than other NGOs and the Ministry of Justice will have the right to arrange spot checks on the petitions and publications in the press.Ministry of Justice, in turn, will each year report to the State Duma on the financing and political activities of "foreign agents" .Inadequate information in the reports of NGOs will be punished by a fine of five thousand rubles for individuals and up to one million rubles - for businesses ."Kommersant" also noted that the penalties threatened , and for lack of marks on the literature of organizations.In addition , people who create NGOs, citizens are urged to refuse to perform civic duties , may be sentenced to up to three years .Criminal liability facing organizations and managers who regularly break the law on NGOs .The authors of the bill , among which - the author of the amendments to the law on rallies , Alexander Sidyakin , refer to the U.S. experience , where the one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-eight act "Act on registration of foreign agents ."The law will be submitted to the Duma after the conclusion of the authors receive from the Ministry of Justice , the Supreme Court and the government (it is necessary, since we are talking about amending the Criminal Code ).According to "Kommersant" , the conclusion can be obtained on Friday , June twenty-nine.According to sources, "Vedomosti " and " Kommersant" in the Kremlin administration of President supports the introduction of the bill."United Russia " had already talked about the need for additional control over NGOs in February two thousand and twelve .Under the definition of " NGO , which functions as a foreign agent" falls , in particular, the Human Rights Association , " The Voice" , which monitors elections in Russia."The Voice" is funded by American, Swedish, Norwegian and British funds , and all attempts to obtain a presidential grant for the organization's activities were not successful."The Voice" was accused that he is acting in the interests of the United States.
Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan believes that the leadership of the local director of MTS harbor "daughter" company - " Uzdunrobita " - Behzod Akhmedov , in respect of which a criminal case .This was reported at a law enforcement agency.The criminal case , the question was brought against several employees, " Uzdunrobita ".The number of suspects were not disclosed, but it is known that some of them also have a chief financial officer "daughter" MTS Temirmalik Alimov.He is currently detained.According to the Attorney General , the company revealed the facts of gross violations of law, tax evasion, cash in large sums of money laundering of proceeds of crime , including using the " shadow" structures.As the "Interfax" , the basis for legal action were the results of the audit of financial and business enterprises conducted by the State Tax Committee of Uzbekistan.Director of " Uzdunrobita " Behzod Akhmedov was charged in absentia .June nineteen MTS CEO Andrew Dubovskov asked the prosecutor in Uzbekistan.In his letter stated that the head of the "daughters" of the Russian company and the other officers were admitted unfair control of misleading the head office , misuse of funds and theft of company property ." As a result of the acts of these individuals the company was involved in a questionable and illegal schemes to cash funds and tax evasion ," - noted in the document.It was reported that Bekhzod Akhmedov fled in an unknown direction and not get in touch .On June twenty-eight, Attorney General of Uzbekistan said that Dubovskov later sent another letter .In it he argued that MTS arose earlier suspicions related to " technical error in the document and the failure of the company .""The investigation has information giving reason to believe that in fact the leadership of the MTS is not intended to provide assistance in establishing the truth and engaged in harboring B.Akhmedov , who officially declared the international wanted list , "- said in a press release from the prosecutor's office on June twenty-eight.According to authorities, Akhmedov , hiding from the investigation, went to Yerevan, where there arrived at the vice-president of MTS OIRaspopova secretly flew to Moscow.MTS June twenty-eight issued a press release stating that the ongoing actions against the company contrary to the legislation of Uzbekistan and international law.Detention managers telecom operator called " unfounded " and said that they are pressuring law enforcement agencies .It is reported that one of the detainees - Acting Director " Uzdunrobita " Radik Dautov - is a Russian citizen .The company notes that it filed tax claims to one.twenty-seven million dollars."MTS is drawn to the leadership of Uzbekistan to ensure objectivity and legitimacy of regulatory and law enforcement bodies of Uzbekistan It also indicates that previously conducted inspection revealed no violations at the company.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Colorado, where the ongoing forest fires, a disaster .It is reported by Agence France-Presse.Proper disposal of the President issued on June twenty-nine.Now, state and local authorities will be able to get federal assistance to fight the fires.Later on June twenty-nine Obama intends to personally visit the disaster zone .Currently, the state of the most tense situation has developed in two areas - High Park (High Park) in Larimer County and Waldo Canyon (Waldo Canyon), which is located near the city of Colorado Springs.Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bech (Steve Bach) June twenty-eight told reporters that on the outskirts of the city has burned three hundred and forty-six homes.From this fire damaged about seven,five hundred hectares (mostly in Pike National Forest , Pike National Forest).According to recent data , which leads Reuters, at least one person was killed .Were evacuated thirty-five,zero people ( some of them have been allowed to return .)This fire is recognized as the most destructive in state history .In investigating the causes of the fire involved the FBI.In the area of High Park , where the fire started after a lightning strike , burned down two hundred and fifty-seven houses.Burnt area of more than thirty-five,zero acres, one person died .Fires often occur in summer in Colorado, but the residential areas they are usually not affected.
State Duma deputy from the " Fair Russia" , Gennady Gudkov, compared himself to former head of the " Yukos ' Mikhail Khodorkovsky."It's like Khodorkovsky dreamed of forty-five years out of business and to live for yourself.I went on a vicious way , and ran , "- he said in an interview with" Izvestia ".So the politician said sales of its security business .Gudkov says that he had to make a deal under pressure from senior officials from the government and presidential administration.In addition , he said , to retire he was asked to law enforcement officers ." With me were dozens of different conversations.Some in polushutku , some of the more serious form of telling me , ' Gene , move in the direction ' , "- said spravoros .The politician said the pressure in retaliation for his political activities .According to him, his company " Oskord " Twenty years is on the market of security services and the claims for this time it did not arise.The sale of " Oskorda " Gennady Gudkov, announced on June twenty-eight.According to him , he made a deal to save jobs.The company sold at a price of capital - for three hundred and fifty rubles.Gudkov himself assesses his company ten million dollars.From mid-May, police carried out checks of private security companies belonging to the " Oskord ."Some of them are on the basis of these measures were taken away the license.Mikhail Khodorkovsky is serving his sentence on charges of stealing oil and laundering of proceeds derived from its sale.He has been in prison since two thousand and three.If he will not be facing new charges , he will be released in two thousand and sixteen.Supporters of Khodorkovsky say that he was put on the direct orders of the government.With Khodorkovsky himself compared some politicians , including former State Duma deputy Ashot Yeghiazaryan , the former mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov and the deputy head of the Yekaterinburg Viktor Konteev .
U.S. authorities fined the U.S. corporation United Technologies Corp.(UTC), the country's largest manufacturer of helicopters , air -conditioning systems and equipment of buildings, seventy-five million dollars for the illegal supply of engines to China.According to Defense News, a company supplying engines for China to attack helicopters Z-ten , not having a license.Currently, there are sanctions against China , to supply the country prohibit any kind of military products , but does not restrict the export of civilian products.These sanctions were imposed in one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-nine after the execution of student protesters in Tiananmen Square.If necessary, exports to China of military or dual-use U.S. companies must obtain a license.June twenty-eight, two thousand and twelve United Technologies has officially acknowledged that China supplied the technology that he used to create attack helicopter Z-ten .Years in which the supply of power plants was carried out , are not specified.According to the court , United Technologies in two thousand knew that the program of the Z-ten is a military orientation.The leadership of the company's claims that he learned about it in two thousand and three-two thousand and four.Production of engines for the Z-ten was engaged in a U.S. company Pratt uzero Whitney, " daughter of " United Technologies.The American company has for several years supplying engines to China for civilian vehicles and passenger helicopters, supplied , including on the world market.Engines set for Z- ten, different from a civilian version of the software.For lack of a significant technical differences between civilian and military version of the engine , and United Technologies decided to sell power plants to China without government approval.Meanwhile, according to court records, the first few years , China hid the fact that developing attack helicopter .Buying engines and other materials from Western companies, Chinese company CAIC ( manufacturer of the Z-ten ), presented a program as a civilian .According to the U.S. Department of Justice , United Technologies, leading the illegal cooperation with the CAIC, hoped to gain support for the Chinese government and to expand its presence in the helicopter market.The investigation on the supply of power plants for China's military program was conducted in two thousand and six.United Technologies will pay a penalty in the peaceful settlement of the case.According to the agreement with the authorities $ fifty-five million will be transferred to the U.S. State Department , and the remaining twenty million - the Department of Justice.The latter may waive recovery of a penalty to United Technoligies, if the company will invest them in the U.S. economy.
Russian Ministry of Finance has proposed to halve funding for the agricultural development of the country - from two.forty-eight to one.four trillion rubles.This writes the "RBC daily" , citing unnamed sources.Increase funding for agriculture proposed in connection with Russia's entry into the World Trade Organization.The newspaper said the program also acts against the Ministry of Economic Development .Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said the government will consider this matter on July ten.The Ministry of Agriculture clarified that previously proposed by the Office program is not final, and its parameters are still coordinated.The draft state program of agricultural development was sent to the Ministry of Agriculture to the government in August two thousand and eleven .Initially, he called for the allocation of the budget of two.one trillion rubles.By year end, the size of the proposed funding was increased .In early February, the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia handed to the government report, which argues that Russia's accession to the WTO and the associated reduction in import duties would make the Russian agriculture sector unattractive to foreign investment , and its production - at a competitive disadvantage .Officials claimed that many companies within the industry will become unprofitable.Besides offices, the government asked farmers themselves , including the Union of breeders , as well as the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.The latter prepared a package of measures involving the allocation of four hundred billion rubles.In early June, the general council of the party "United Russia " , chaired by its leader and Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has approved a package of measures to support domestic agricultural sector after WTO accession .It was reported that all ten of bills approved by the party that will be incorporated in the State Duma on June eighteen.About that, there began their review in Parliament, have been reported.Among others, the package provides for compensation of up to thirty-five percent of the money spent by landowners in the modernization of production, including the purchase of machinery and equipment.In addition , it is proposed to change the tax code , for example, to secure for farmers a zero tax rate on profit before two thousand and sixteen .Agricultural enterprises would also be distributed unclaimed land.
In Moscow, July seven , at St. John's Day , will be the third Moscow Monstration of Ivan Kupala.The organizers , as reported at the action, filed an application to the mayor of Moscow on the march along the waterfront of Taras Shevchenko.Gathering of participants assigned to the thirteen:thirty in the square near the monument to Bagration .At fourteen:thirty the column should go along the embankment of the bridge "Bagration" the monument to Taras Shevchenko.Estimated number of protesters - nine hundred and ninety-nine people.As a goal, " Monstration " means " an expression of disagreement with the limited imagination and sad reality."The application was filed on June twenty-five.The solution of the organizers of City Hall - Sergey Motorin and Alexander Kostitsyn - so far nothing has been reported." Monstration " - a procession with banners absurd , for example, " I will not talk without his avocado " and " Save my cat ."It is held in different cities of Russia, as a rule, on May one.In the two thousand and eleven event in Moscow, gathered about two hundred participants , and in two thousand and ten - about a hundred.In two thousand and twelve organizers in Moscow May one rally did not perform .In two thousand and eleven, the organizer of the first - Novosibirsk - " Monstration " Artem Loskutov received the award for his project "Innovation" in the " Regional Project of Modern Art ."
Russia and France and a half years will create a new armored vehicle .This, according to RIA Novosti, said Deputy Director of "Rosoboronexport" Igor Sevastyanov ." We are developing some kind of machine based on the French with Russian arms and Russian tower.Developments already have , the model has already been created , "- he said , without specifying any further details of the joint project .In March two thousand and eleven it was reported that the French company Panhard is negotiating with Russia to supply armored vehicles to equip the VBL of the Frontier Service of Russia .The sum of the potential deal was estimated at two hundred million euros.Earlier interest in buying the VBL showed Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, planned to buy one armored vehicle for comparative tests.Meanwhile, in July two thousand and twelve the French defense procurement agency announced that by the end of this year the French troops would be placed first armored VBCI, specially designed for soldiers in the future soldier gear FELIN.In August two thousand and nine the Chief of General Staff of Russian Armed Forces Nikolai Makarov said the Defense Ministry intends to purchase a small number of sets FELIN.
The Supreme Court of Venezuela froze five.seven million dollars belonging to the opposition channel Globovision, for failure to pay a previously imposed penalty.It is reported by BBC News.Venezuelan mediaregulyator Conatel imposed on Globovision fine of two.one million dollars for coverage in the June two thousand and eleven riots in the prison, El Rodeo, located not far from Caracas.During the riots killed twenty people .Conatel accused Globovision that his reporting of these events " helped fuel the hatred and intolerance on political grounds ," and incited a riot .On the channel initially said that they could not afford to pay such a high fine.As reported at Globovision, TV is going to pay a fine on Friday to avoid more severe sanctions , such as the closure of the channel.The decision to freeze the assets was made three days before the presidential election campaign .Vice President Maria Fernanda Flores channel (Maria Fernanda Flores) said that a government decision " to intimidate the independent private media " before the start of the campaign is not surprising.She added that the channel will still cover the election campaign."We will not bend under pressure from the authorities ," - added Flores.As reported by The Globe and Mail, was the only non-stop Globovision television channel in the country, who opposed the policies of President Hugo Chavez.In two thousand and ten, was closed by the other opposition channel RCTV, which had previously prevented from broadcasting , and that three years after this translirovalsyacherez cable and satellite.Earlier, Chavez has accused the television channel Globovision of plotting a coup in two thousand and two and plans for the assassination attempt on him.
The Russian Anti-Doping Agency ( RUSADA ) disqualified for three months hockey team SKA St. Petersburg of Russia and Maxim Rybin.It is reported portal " All Sport ".Rybin doping test after one of the regular season NHL games , was held in late January - early February , was positive.In the blood of the hockey player was found stimulant sibutramine, referring to the category of "special substances ".According to the current anti-doping legislation in the detection of doping samples from the "special substance " does not entail automatic disqualification.In the SCA took advantage of this situation, and Maxim Rybin went on to play in the regular season , and then Gagarin Cup .In a similar situation was the defender of Omsk " Avangard " Anton Belov in the blood is also found "special substance" .However, the club decided to remove from the hockey training and matches the final series of Gagarin Cup .The first hearing in the case of a thirty-year Rybin was to be held on May three, but the hockey player was not able to come to him because of illness.May twenty-five hockey and because of the disease did not come to the meeting , appearing in only RUSADA June nine.Head of the Ministry of Sports Anti-Doping ensure Russia Natalia Zhelanova said that Rybin was able to explain how the "special substance" fell into his body , and prove that it was not designed to improve athletic performance.Therefore, the anti-doping agency disqualified hockey for only three months from the date of the disciplinary hearing - June nine.Rybin began his professional career in Moscow "Spartacus ."For two years, the forward played in the junior league Ontario, after his return to Russia, playing in "Spartacus ," Ufa " Salavat Yulaev " Cherepovets "Severstal " Omsk "Avangard" and Novokuznetsk " Metallurg ".In two thousand and ten, Rybin signed a contract with SKA.Defender is regularly invoked in the Russian national team at Euro Tour matches .
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional a law , among other things, prohibits the award of the citizens to lie about his military decorations .As reported by The New York Times, the corresponding resolution (document in.pdf) on Thursday carried six of the nine judges of the panel.We are in the court decision is a " law on stolen military glory " (Stolen Valor Act), enacted in two thousand and six under former President George W. Bush .This rule prohibits the manufacture and sale of military distinction marks without permission.In addition , the law declares illegal the wearing of such signs, if a citizen has not been officially awarded them .Resolution was the result of consideration of the application , Javier Alvarez (Xavier Alvarez), previously convicted of a false statement to award him the highest military award U.S. - Medals of Honor .About supposedly took place award , he spoke at the two thousand and seven meeting of the Regional Commission of The Valleys Water.Then he said that he served in the Marines and has several wounds.Once it became clear that the words of Alvarez does not correspond to reality, against him was filed , which stated that he had violated the "Law on stolen military glory ."Having considered the matter, the district court in California found the defendant guilty , rejecting the argument that the law violates the First Amendment to the Constitution ( guarantees the right to freedom of speech ).In two thousand and ten the Court of Appeals Ninth District Court overturned the conviction , recognizing legitimate claims of Alvarez .Meanwhile, later on, says the decision of the Supreme Court considered a similar case , the Court of Appeal tenth judicial district declares the law constitutional .Justifying the decision , a member of the Collegium of the Supreme Court noted that although the fact that lie on awarding the Medal of Honor Alvarez proved, no significant harm to these words no one was .Such statements , he concluded, subject to the First Amendment to the Constitution , writes The New York Times.Meanwhile, the court's decision was criticized by representatives of veterans who believed that , to prevent lying on the award -winning war is through criminal prosecution.
The U.S. administration has excluded China and Singapore among the countries against which sanctions may be imposed for the purchase of Iranian oil , writes The New York Times.Barack Obama's Cabinet based its decision on the fact that both countries have reduced oil purchases from Iran.Prior to that, from the sanctions regime had been released and another eighteen countries.Under American law , against a country that cooperates with a " rogue state In total, oil exports from Iran because of U.S. sanctions and the EU, which formally come into force on one July this year decreased by forty percent.China is now the largest consumer of Iranian oil , but supplies have decreased somewhat in recent months because of a dispute about prices.China, as well as some other Asian nations , is trying to capitalize on the state , which turned out to Iran after the imposition of sanctions .Beijing wants to achieve from Tehran to reduce the price of raw materials for which demand has fallen because of the restrictions .The U.S. imposed unilateral sanctions against a number of countries entering into transactions with Iran, in order to reduce the amount of funding the Iranian economy .U.S. authorities and the EU believe that Iran is developing nuclear weapons.At the same time in Tehran claimed that its nuclear program is designed for peaceful purposes.
Savings nothing to do with the actions of participants ' MMM -two thousand and eleven "and" MMM -two thousand and twelve , " calling to invest in pyramid schemes .This was reported in the press release finorganizatsii .The report notes that the management of financial pyramid schemes on behalf of the Savings Bank distributes flyers " MMM -two thousand and eleven " and " MMM two thousand and twelve " and also uses finorganizatsii account for the calculations between the parties , and promises to compensate depositors of Sberbank of the USSR.June sixteen founder Sergei Mavrodi MMM announced the termination of the " MMM -two thousand and eleven ," in which the end of May were suspended payments.A few weeks before the system was introduced " quiet mode " , which was a response to media reports about the imminent collapse of the pyramid.Mavrodi promised to resume the project once the situation normalizes .Founder of the MMM specified that "money at all [ participants ' MMM - two thousand and eleven" ] is not enough. "Mavrodi previously announced the launch of the new project " MMM -two thousand and twelve ," by which he intends to settle with the parties to the previous financial pyramid , left without money.In Yekaterinburg in late June was discovered social network " Vyruchalovka " acting on the basis of the financial pyramid , which is used in its presentation of the logo and slogan Sberbank organization " is always near ."The project promises to participants, who will lead the three newcomers, an income of nine,zero,zero rubles.At the present time , as indicated on the website, participate in the sixteen.two thousand people.