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The expert explained what is happening in Israel and waiting to see whether there are Russians

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.

In St. Petersburg opened a total of 122 cases because of the clandestine laboratories anabolics

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 came out of the next agreement within the CIS

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.

Volodin: Russia and Belarus are doing everything to protect the truth about Winning

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.

PA OSCE will not send observers to the elections in Belarus

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.

EY: Russia entered the top 10 attractive countries for investors Europe

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.

Premiere of the film "Dalai Lama – the scientist" will be held on the day of his anniversary

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 in honor of the adoption of the amendments

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.

The Muslim community in the pandemic helped with food baskets 7 thousand families

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.

Matvienko praised the role of parliamentarians in the implementation of the policy of Russia

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.

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