Nothing wrong with Russia, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. This opinion, as reported by the RBC, expressed the head of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Leonid Kalashnikov, commenting on the statement of the Belarusian leader made during his address to the nation.
"As for his (Lukashenko – Ed. ed.) remarks in relation to the detainees, I believe that nothing offensive was said," said the MP.
Tourists interviewed by the online service, said if they are willing to change plans for the summer, if in the near future will open flights from a number of countries, reports OneTwoTrip.
Among the countries that in the near future may be possible, the media citing sources in the government called, for example, Hungary, Maldives, South Korea and UAE.
The state Commission at the Baikonur cosmodrome gave the nod to the start of the carrier rocket "proton-M" with telecommunication satellite "Express-80" and "Express-103" the removal of which in orbit will take a record 18 hours, according to "Roskosmos".
"The state Commission made a decision about filling the carrier rocket "proton-M" propellants and confirmed start time", - stated in the message on the website of the Corporation.
The scientific Council under the Russian security Council stated steady increase in the number of crimes committed in Russia and connected with illegal circulation of weapons, to effectively change this situation, according to experts, it is necessary to coordinate the work of law enforcement agencies with the business community and manufacturers. weapons, as well as to improve the penal and administrative rules, reported the press service of the RA security Council.
"At its meeting of the scientific Council under the security Council considered the issues of combating illicit arms trafficking. It is noted that the number of registered in the country of crimes related to illicit arms trafficking, is growing steadily. There is a high demand for weapons from organized criminal groups and terrorist organizations", - stated in the message.
Tax returns that contain math errors, will be considered to be invalid, and the deadline for the correction of errors will be reduced to five days, writes on Thursday the newspaper "Vedomosti" with reference to amendments to the tax code.
"Tax lawyers, familiar with the document, shocked by this proposal," - says the publication.
The mission of CIS observers in the elections of the President of Belarus met with the leadership of the interior Ministry, which told about the measures taken for ensuring law and order during the election campaign, said on Wednesday the headquarters of the mission.
According to the report, "July 29, 2020 in Minsk hosted a meeting of the chief of staff of mission of CIS observers at the presidential elections in Belarus by Viktar Huminski, Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Republic Alexander Barsukov".
Deputy Chairman of the Supreme court of Belarus Andrei Zabara informed representatives of the mission of observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States on the complaints related to the campaign for the election of the President of the Republic, noting that the judiciary in this case "is built on the principles of transparency and efficiency", said Tuesday the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
"The twenty-eighth of July 2020 took place in Minsk meeting of representatives of mission of observers from the CIS on presidential elections of the Republic of Belarus with representatives of the Supreme court of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Zabara told about the activities of the Supreme court and lower courts for consideration of complaints related to the issues of the election campaign, emphasizing that the judiciary is built on the principles of transparency and efficiency", - stated in the message on the website of the Executive Committee.
The number of accredited international observers for the presidential elections in Belarus last Friday doubled to 68 reported on Monday, the CEC of the Republic.
Earlier, on July 24, the monitoring of the election campaign in Belarus started the mission of CIS at the time she was 34 accredited representative.
The situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border for Russia is very sensitive, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
"Our relations with some CIS countries and, importantly, for us it is very sensitive, the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border," - said Putin, suggesting questions to discuss with the members of the security Council.
Principal owners of the group of companies "Shokoladnitsa" Alexander Kolobov and Siman Povarenkin the plan to divide the assets of the group, which include, in particular, a network "Coffee house", "Wabi Sabi", the background of the situation on the restaurant market because of the coronavirus, writes in Thursday newspaper "Kommersant" with reference to sources.
According to one of interlocutors of the edition, the section will occur in blocks. In one of its own establishments networks "Shokoladnitsa", "Coffee house" and "Wabi Sabi", other points KFC, Pizza Hut and Panda Express, which the group develops the franchise. The third block will present the company ArenaFoodsCatering, which, in particular, was the organizer of the food in the stadiums within the world Cup 2018.
Plane with 95 passengers on Board took off on Wednesday from Cairo international airport to Moscow, evacuating those wishing to leave Egypt, told RIA Novosti head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Cairo Yusup Abakarov.
Board the Egyptian airline EgyptAir flew on Wednesday from Cairo at 10.55 local time (11.55 GMT). Landing in airport "Domodedovo" it is expected around 15: 30 GMT.
On the beaches of Israel can receive the "rescuers" with artificial intelligence, the press service of the Ministry of tourism of Israel.
Experts have developed a system with artificial intelligence, which is designed to monitor the situation on the beaches around the coast and alert rescuers about the threats to people.
The mission of the CIS will take part in monitoring the elections of the President of Belarus, is in the process of its formation, told RIA Novosti on Monday the adviser of the press service of the CIS Executive Committee Maria Gutsalo.
"The mission of the CIS will take part in monitoring the elections of the President of Belarus, now in the process of its formation. We sent out invitations to States members of the CIS with request for nominations the mission of the CIS observers," said Gutsalo.
Special services of Kyrgyzstan have detained a member of a banned religious-extremist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir* wanted in one of the CIS countries for the most serious crimes, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the press service of the state Committee of national Security (SCNS) of the Republic.
According to him, the investigation established that the detainee was actively involved in the recruitment and proliferation of destructive ideology on the territory of Bishkek.
Russia urges to rectify the unacceptable situation in the OSCE and to give leadership positions in the organization the representatives of the CIS countries, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
As Zakharova said at a briefing Thursday, July 18 is the deadline of the office of the Secretary General of the OSCE Thomas Greminger, Director of the Bureau for democratic institutions and human rights, high Commissioner on national minorities, representative on freedom of the media.
Further aggravation of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border could lead to casualties, to destroy the important economic relations in the CIS, said in a statement the foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan said Wednesday.
Uzbekistan from January 1, presides in the CIS.
In Israel, I hope that Russian tourists will return to them this year, but the situation with the coronavirus in the country has deteriorated, according to ATOR.
As the Director of the Department of the Ministry of tourism of Israel in Russia and the CIS, Counsellor of the Embassy of Israel in Russia Vladimir Shklyar, now recorded hundreds of new cases COVID-19, but three weeks ago the statistics were different.
Police in St. Petersburg detained a former chef, sports coach and the unemployed, who are suspected of illegally producing and selling anabolic steroids initiated 122 criminal cases reported by the official representative of Russian Ministry of internal Affairs of Irina Volk.
According to her, the police received information that in one of the rented apartments at Kolomyazhsky Avenue, St. Petersburg tenants made anabolic steroids.
Ukraine withdrew from the Agreement on establishment of the Council of heads of financial intelligence units of the States - participants of the Commonwealth of independent States, the corresponding decree of President Vladimir Zelensky published Tuesday on the website of the President.
Earlier, Ukraine unilaterally terminated a number of agreements and treaties with Russia and the CIS. From 1 April 2019 has terminated the Treaty of friendship, cooperation and partnership between Russia and Ukraine.
Russia and Belarus in modern conditions, when the world is trying to rewrite history, do everything to protect the truth about the Victory of the Soviet people, said the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin during the 58th session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia, which takes place in a videoconference mode.
The speaker, quoted by the press service of the chamber, said on 30 June, the presidents of Russia and Belarus Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko opened the memorial to Soviet soldiers in Rzhev. Volodin called the memorial "national" because the funds for its creation were donated by the citizens of many CIS countries.
The OSCE parliamentary Assembly informed the Belarusian Parliament that because of the epidemiological situation will not be able to send its observers to the presidential elections in Belarus said Tuesday in Minsk, the head of the Commission for international Affairs of the lower house of the Parliament of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Savinykh.
"I've discussed this with the parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE. Certainly, we are interested in inviting our colleagues. But OSCE PA already said that they will not be able to send us their observers. This is due to the epidemiological situation (due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19)," - said Savinykh told reporters.
Russia to 2019 has entered the top 10 most attractive for foreign investors in Europe, again on the ninth line, the highest number of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Russia occupied Germany, according to the annual study "Investment attractiveness of Europe. Russia, 2019" international consulting company EY, which is available to RIA Novosti.
The study showed that last year was for Europe one of the most successful in terms of attracting FDI: foreign investors have invested in 6412 new projects in 47 countries, it is 0.9% more than the year before. "On the territory of Russia in 2019, foreign investors have invested in 191 project. This indicator has allowed Russia to maintain ninth place in the list of 20 most investment attractive countries. Compared to the year 2018, the number of FDI in our country decreased by 9%," - noted in EY.
The online premiere of the documentary "Dalai Lama – the scientist" will be held on the day of the 85th anniversary of the world famous Buddhist spiritual leader (July 6) in Russian on the official site of Fund of assistance to preservation of cultural and philosophical traditions of Tibetan Buddhism "Save Tibet" (savetibet.ru), twice at 14.00 GMT and 19.00 GMT, told RIA Novosti in the Fund.
"For more than 30 years I work very closely with Western scholars. Now, when I think about myself, I sometimes think that a Buddhist monk I only half. Half I am a scientist," admits Sam, Dalai Lama XIV, Tenzin Gyatso.
In Russia and abroad in the campaign, which established the monuments, and plaques "This monument is protected by the Constitution!", to draw attention to the importance of coming into force of amendments to the basic law of the country, reported RIA Novosti the Chairman of the Youth Parliament at the state Duma Maria Voropaeva.
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on amendments to the Constitution, they entered into force on 4 July. Earlier, the amendments have been approved in the nationwide vote.
Russian Muslims over the past three months has assisted more than 7 thousands of Russian families, and several thousands of labor migrants, giving them food parcels and providing hot meals, told RIA Novosti CEO of the charity Fund "Zakat" in the Spiritual administration of Muslims of Russia Rifat Izmailov.
Also, according to him, the believers every day helped the elderly.
Russian parliamentarians promote the implementation of effective domestic and foreign policy of the country, actively oppose hostile challenges, and ensure the implementation of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, said in greeting of the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko to the International day of Russian parliamentarianism.
According to her, guided by the principles of democracy, openness and accountability to the electorate, they make decisions that allow you to consistently strengthen the economy and social sphere, reliably protecting our national interests.
Russian citizens in Afghanistan, but they actively vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, including citizens of Afghan origin, told RIA Novosti the representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kabul Vyacheslav Nekrasov.
According to him, "the Russian Diaspora in Afghanistan is small, and Russian citizens of Afghan origin – a few hundred".
The attackers in June began to use new types of cyber fraud - they send phishing emails on the subject of racism, told RIA Novosti the head of the representative office of Check Point Software Technologies in Russia and the CIS Vasily Dyagilev.
In June, amid protests of the movement Black Lives Matter (BLM) were recorded spam campaign on the theme of anti-racism. The topics of the letters said: "to Speak anonymously on the motion BL", "Leave anonymous feedback about the movement Black Lives Matter" and "Give your voice in support of the movement Black Lives Matter". In each of these files was hidden banking Trojan Trickbot.
Adopted on Russia's initiative a resolution on combating the glorification of Nazism enjoys the broad support of the States members of the United Nations, which confirms the relevance of the affected issues, said Russia's permanent representative at the organization of Vasily sebenza.
According to him, in 2019 the sponsor of the document exceeded 60 countries, opposed by only the U.S. and Ukraine, and 52 countries (including member States of the EU) abstained.
The head of Rosaviation Alexander Neradko has proposed to the government a plan for the resumption of international flights in Russia, writes "Kommersant".
It is reported that, according to Neradko, to begin the resumption of international flights should be with the CIS States. Flights to other countries are encouraged to renew on an individual basis, depending on epidemiological situation.
The main military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war will start at 10.00 MSK on the red square in Moscow.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has postponed the parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of Victory on may 9 because of the complicated epidemiological situation at the end of may it was decided to move it to June 24.
The Russians can avoid falling into the trap of fraudsters in social networks, showing the vigilance and attention to the URLS and all kinds of ads on the topic of pandemic coronavirus and related support measures and compensation, told RIA Novosti interviewed experts.
Earlier Tuesday, the head of Analytics and special projects CC InfoWatch Andrei Arsentiev has told RIA Novosti that the attackers began to create in the social network Facebook fake pages, surveys, and to conduct lotteries on behalf of the Russian banks with the aim to steal user's money. A Facebook representative later told RIA Novosti that the social network is struggling with the false advertising and remove it using their systems based on artificial intelligence technology in the fight against scams and false information also help users ' messages.
Organization of the collective security Treaty in cooperation with the interior Ministry is working on a new anti-drug strategy for the period until 2025, reported the RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the CSTO Vladimir Zainetdinov in connection with the 15th anniversary of the coordinating Council of heads of competent authorities on combating drug trafficking of member States ODKB (xopn).
According to Zainetdinov, with the aim to combat drug trafficking since 2003, conducted a comprehensive anti-drug operation under the code name "Channel". "The operation is attended annually the competent authorities of the member States of the CSTO, as well as observers more than 20 representatives of anti-drug agencies of the countries of Europe and Asia depending on the objectives of a specific phase of the operation. Regularly attended the law enforcement agencies of Afghanistan, Iran and China, the financial intelligence units of the member States of the Eurasian group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism and representatives of international organizations from the UN office on drugs and crime, Interpol, OSCE, SCO, CARICC and the CIS", - said the press Secretary of the CSTO.
Senator Alexei Pushkov not surprised by the reluctance of Vladimir Zelensky to come to the Victory parade in Moscow.
Earlier, the Ukrainian leader said that it is not and was not planning to attend the event. He also noted that his were not invited.
A third of Ukraine's population (33.5 percent) regret the collapse of the Soviet Union, according to a survey conducted by the Kiev international Institute of sociology (KIIS).
In 2017, the sociological group "Rating" conducted a similar survey on the attitude of citizens of Ukraine to the collapse of the Soviet Union. Then 33% regretted the collapse of the Soviet Union, 53% are not spared, and 14% "undecided response".
The action "Candle of memory" was held at the cemetery of Soviet citizens in Afghanistan, reported RIA Novosti the representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kabul Vyacheslav Nekrasov.
22 June 1941 is one of the saddest dates in Russian history. This day started the Great Patriotic war (1941-1945), the war of liberation of the peoples of the USSR against Nazi Germany and its allies, which is the most important and decisive part of world war II (1939-1945). At dawn on this day in 1941 Nazi Germany without declaring war attacked the Soviet Union.
It turned out, when do you plan to resume regular flights to Turkey, according to ATOR.
Turkish Airlines has announced a new date of resumption of flights abroad in July. In the Turkish carrier's schedule are flights to 123 international destinations in North America, Asia, middle East, Africa, Europe.
The article of President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the Second world war, caused a considerable interest in the us state Department and initiated the discussion. This statement was made by Russian Ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov.
According to him, the diplomats sent an article to the leadership of the state Department, the leading non-governmental organizations, embassies of a number of leading Western States and the diplomatic missions of the CIS.
Article of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Second world war and the objective evidence, it is likely to cause controversy, says a historian of the Holocaust, researcher of the state Museum "Yad Vashem" in Israel Aaron Schneier.
The website of the Kremlin and "Russian newspaper" published an article on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin called "75 years of Victory: a shared responsibility before history and the future".
Russian Ambassador in Belarus Dmitry Mezentsev called on CIS States to cohesion against the background of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19, according to him, this situation "reshapes" external markets and forces, leaders of several countries in another way to articulate their interests, to achieve a "new positioning".
Mezentsev on Wednesday participated in the opening ceremony of the exhibition "Our common Victory" in the Belarusian state Museum of the great Patriotic war, it is dedicated to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the great Victory. The exhibition presents materials on the participation of representatives of all the Commonwealth countries in key military operations (Battle for Moscow, Stalingrad, Kursk, Battle of the Dnieper, operation "Bagration") as well as on other aspects of life of the CIS countries in the period of the partisan movement, Soviet rear seal.
In the summit of the Shanghai cooperation organization in St. Petersburg, which was postponed to autumn this year because of the pandemic coronavirus, will be attended by the UN Secretary General, leaders of the CIS and CSTO and the leaders of Iran, Afghanistan, Mongolia and several other countries, said Friday the Secretary General of the SCO Vladimir Norov.
The BRICS and the SCO was scheduled for July 21-23 however, given the pandemic, a decision was made to transfer events in the fall.
Senator Alexei Pushkov commented in his Twitter the decision not to invite President Vladimir Zelensky in the Victory parade in Moscow.
Earlier, the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Russia did not send Zelensky an invitation to the Victory parade. According to him, Ukraine is de-facto and de-jure is not a CIS member and has never demonstrated a desire to share the joy of Victory in the great Patriotic war.
The plane with almost 240 passengers on Board took off on Wednesday from Cairo international airport to Moscow, evacuating those wishing to leave Egypt, told RIA Novosti head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Cairo Yusup Abakarov.
Board the Egyptian airline EgyptAir flew on Wednesday from Cairo at 12.30 local time (13.30 GMT) with a delay of almost two hours. Landing in airport "Domodedovo" is expected around 17.30 GMT.
States that have experienced a "color revolution", instead of prosperity, promised them a Western "puppet masters", went into deep crisis in different areas, and often plunged into civil war, said Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev.
In an interview with the newspaper "Arguments and facts" Patrushev told what methods are used by the West for regime change in different countries.
Finland resumed its diplomatic mission in Baghdad, whose work was interrupted on March 17 because of the situation with coronavirus, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland.
"The Embassy of Finland in Baghdad resumed on 9 June. In connection with the General situation of security in the country, the Ministry of foreign Affairs for many years recommends to avoid all travel to Iraq. Recommendation remains in force. The situation with coronavirus in Iraq is also difficult," - said in the message.
The appointment of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, the new Prime Minister and first Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic reflects its desire to "throw" the problems of the Belarusian economy on the previous government ahead of presidential elections and provides new managers with large foreign investors such as China, said RIA Novosti Deputy Director of the CIS Institute Vladimir Zharikhin.
On Thursday, President Lukashenko appointed a new Prime Minister of the Republic Roman Golovchenko, first held the post of Chairman of the State military-industrial Committee. Among his previous positions – the Ambassador of Belarus to UAE. Also Lukashenko has appointed first Vice Prime Minister Nikolai Snopkov, from January of this year held the post of Ambassador to China.
Moscow and Minsk have entered the top three most loyal to the Cycling cities of Russia and the CIS, reports Tourstat.
Travel portal has released a ranking of the best cities of Russia and CIS to use this eco-friendly transport. The list is made by results of research the length of the special paths, lanes and routes, as well as the number of rental bikes at stations.
Ukrainian industry will not be able to recover to previous levels without the markets of Russia and CIS countries, said the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the faction "the Opposition platform For life," Natalia Korolevska. The statements of the MP is published on the website of the party.
The MP criticized the Ukrainian government agreed a plan to stimulate the economy to overcome the effects of the epidemic of the coronavirus. According to the politician, this program is not able to restore the industry.
The Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin said that we need concrete steps to enhance economic integration in the CIS.
"Group work in the framework of the CIS brings obvious benefits to the economies of our countries. In 2019 we managed to keep positive dynamics of mutual trade turnover. To ensure the sustainability of economic performance in the future, of course, necessary concrete steps to enhance economic integration," he said during the meeting of the Council of CIS heads of governments.