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The German government adopted the draft Convention on the protection of workers in the meat industry

The German government on Wednesday adopted a bill to protect the workers of the meat industry, which was adopted after outbreaks of coronavirus in the industry and which, among other things, prohibits 16-hour work days and sub-contract, said the Minister of labour Hubertus Heil.

"The Federal Cabinet took me initiated the draft law on the control of labor protection, which eliminates the shortcomings in the meat industry. The era of individual commitments and memoranda of understanding, therefore, is over. We thus put an end to organized irresponsibility in this area, which was a threat for employees and for the entire population. Pandemic coronavirus as a magnifying glass showed where there are problems in this industry," said Heil at a press conference.

Poland becomes an instrument of the West against Russia, the politician said

Poland, on the state level engaged in falsification of facts relating to the Second world war, now becomes a weapon that the West is using against Russia on the field of history, said Polish politician, former Deputy of the Sejm, Mateusz Piskorski.

He spoke Friday at the international online round table "memory of the liberation of Central and Eastern Europe from Nazism", organized by the Russian historical society.

Eastern European countries don't want binding of EU subsidies to the legal regulations

The leaders of the countries of Eastern Europe were opposed to binding EU subsidies in the framework of the European economic recovery plan after a crisis COVID-19 to the European standards of a legal state.

According to Belgian television channel LN24, on this approach, earlier insisted the Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte in the course held in Brussels the extraordinary summit of the EU on harmonization of multi-year budget plan and Fund post-crisis recovery of the economy of the Union.

German business has responded to the threat of the U.S. against the "Nord stream — 2"

The unprecedented intervention in the energy sovereignty to the EU says German business, the US announced sanctions against "Northern stream 2", said the head of the profile Association Eastern Committee of German economy Oliver Hermes.

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that the state Department published recommendations in the framework of the law on counteraction to Russia through sanctions, including the document "Nord stream 2" and second thread "Turkish stream." These actions put at risk the us sanctions on investments and other actions associated with the Russian export gas pipelines.

Peskov urged to remember the lessons given to the Potsdam conference

You need to remember the lessons of history, which gave the Potsdam conference, and in the moments when Russia with many countries slipping to the lowest point of the relationship, to be reminded of these lessons, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

"Of course, the value of the Potsdam cannot be overemphasized. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of the decisions that were taken there. And of course you need to remember these lessons of history, about this experience of history," - said Peskov told reporters.

The robot Promobot was the tour of the Tula Museum of weapons

Russian robot Promobot the resident company of the SKOLKOVO Foundation, "Promobot" was a tour of the Tula Museum of weapons, he talks about the exhibits and answering visitors ' questions, told RIA Novosti press-service of the company.

It is reported that the robot, who was named the Wealthy, recognize faces and speech, moves independently, avoiding obstacles, and needs no supervision by the person. It can also continue the exposition, supplementing the information about the exhibits with images and videos, which are broadcast on his screen.

The first robot Promobot became a member of IFC Perm

The first Russian humanoid robot Promobot the resident company of the SKOLKOVO Foundation, "Promobot" became a member of the multifunctional center of Perm "My documents", it accepts the documents and enters the data into the information system, told RIA Novosti press-service of the company.

The robot can replicate human emotions: moving eyes, eyebrows, lips and other "muscles", to chat and answer questions. Overall, it can play more than 600 variants of micromite person. The appearance of the robot created by the neural network: based on the analysis of the appearance of several thousands of Russian women was created by the generalized image - a girl with brown hair and brown eyes. Experts Promobot also used their technology to create artificial skin.

Cannon responded to the invitation for Russia "to go the way of Ukraine"

. Senator Alexei Pushkov said on the words of former assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland, who advised Russia to follow the example of Ukraine.

Earlier, the diplomat said that the best scenario for Moscow is to become the "Ukrainian way" to become "more democratic and free state".

The Lithuanian foreign Ministry summoned the representative of the Russian Embassy

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Lithuania summoned on Thursday the representative of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in addressing the State Duma the bill which withdraws the condemnation of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and its secret protocols, according to the website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

Earlier the Deputy of the state Duma Alexei Zhuravlev introduced in the lower house a bill which proposed to annul the decision of the Council of people's deputies of December 24, 1989, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939. According to the Deputy, the decision "inconsistent with the principles of historical justice and customary in the context of growing political instability of those years, coupled with pressure from external forces." The Duma initiative was supported by 38 scientists, public figures and officers, have sent an open letter Zhuravlev and house speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.

In the world COVID-19 contracted almost seven million people

Worldwide COVID-19 contracted nearly 7 million people, most cases currently have in the region of the Americas and South Asia, said at a briefing in Geneva the Director General of the world organization of health tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

"The who reported nearly 7 million cases COVID-19 and nearly 400 thousand deaths. Although the situation in Europe is improving in the world it is getting worse. For 9 of the past 10 days reported more than 100 thousand cases COVID-19. Yesterday reported more than 136 thousand cases, the largest number for the day," he said.

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