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In Germany, explained the reluctance to buy U.S. LNG

The Minister of energy, infrastructure and the digital technology of the German state of Mecklenburg — Vorpommern Christian Pegel in an interview with RT Deutsch said that the European States is not profitable to buy American liquefied natural gas, as it will be more expensive than supplies from Russia.

According to him, the need of conversion of gas to liquid and logistics costs significantly increase the cost of fuel supplies from the United States.

Named regions of Russia with the most affordable gasoline

Gasoline in the regions of the far North, Moscow and Saint-Petersburg is the most accessible to the public, and residents of the North Caucasus can afford least of all automobile fuel on the average monthly salary. In the whole country gasoline AI-92 for seven months of this year rose by 1.9%, according to the study, RIA Novosti reported.

The rating is based on the ranking of Russian regions by volume of gasoline AI-92, which may become resident on average in the region paid. The available volume of gasoline determined by dividing the average monthly wage in the region, less income tax for the period from June 2019 to may 2020 to the regional price of gasoline as of July 27, 2020.

Trump did not rule out a ban on Alibaba in USA

The US President Donald trump has stated that it is considering a possible ban on the activities of the Chinese company Alibaba in the United States.

"Well, Yes. We are studying and other things," trump said to reporters in the city of Bedminster, state of new Jersey, answering a question, don't you think authority to ban work in the United States and other major Chinese technology companies, including Alibaba.

Study: pandemic has dramatically reduced the number of new entrepreneurs in Russia

Registrations of new individual entrepreneurs (IP) in Russia for the first half of 2020 decreased by about a third due to the pandemic, estimated the company-developer of information systems Seldon.

"The number of registrations of new entrepreneurs in Russia for the first six months of 2020 has declined by 34.4% compared to the same period of 2019 and made up of 287, 5 thousand. The worst months were the months of April and may, and then the figure showed a rebound," - said in the study, at the disposal of RIA Novosti.

RBC: Russia has become a net debtor

Net public debt of Russia again exceeded liquid reserves, reaching as at 1 July of 1.55 trillion rubles, according to RBC with reference to the statistical data of the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance.

Net debt implies that the government assets do not cover the amount owed.

The EAO called planned terms of commissioning of the bridge in China

Bridge "nizhneleninskoe - Tongjiang" across the Amur river is now scheduled to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2022, said on Wednesday the government of the EAO.

Earlier it was reported that this bridge will be the first railway bridge between Russia and China. It is designed to permit two ways to gauge Russian and Chinese standards. The Chinese side has completed the construction of its part of the bridge in October 2018. The deadline for the Russian part are repeatedly shifted, the last time for 2021. The acting Governor of Jewish Autonomous region Rostislav Goldstein noted, "it is desirable to complete all work in a timely manner is the first quarter of 2021."

Sberbank is testing a system for detecting people in high-rise buildings

Sberbank is testing one of its offices a system for detecting people in places of their mass congestion or large multi-storey buildings using the technology of augmented reality (AR), plans to start its commercial operation in 2021, RIA Novosti press-service of the Bank.

The Bank, according to Rospatent, has developed a technical solution, which allows with high accuracy to find people in places of a mass congestion of people, or large high-rise buildings, which they shouldn't be. After detection, the system offers the quickest route to the location of the "intruder". The system uses the tools of augmented reality and 3D modeling, the program can be used in the special AR glasses with an integrated camera.

Siluanov praised the decision by the Fitch's rating of Russia

The decision of the Agency Fitch confirms the rating of Russia testifies to the sustainability of its macroeconomic structures even in the turbulent external environment, told reporters Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.

On Friday, the Agency Fitch affirmed the long-term sovereign Issuer default rating of Russia at "BBB" with a stable Outlook.

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

Ukrainian company "Naftogaz" thanked the U.S. senators who sent a threatening letter addressed to the port operator in the German city of Sassnitz due to support the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2".

Previously at the disposal of RIA Novosti was a letter from three members of the U.S. Senate, to the operator of the port of Sassnitz GmbH. It refers to the impending U.S. government sanctions against companies involved in supporting the construction of the pipeline. In particular, the appeal stated that in case of continuation of works the port of Sassnitz is facing "financial destruction."

In Russia and Germany responded to the threat to the United States because of the "Nord stream — 2"

Russian and German MPs protested over the statement of the American senators threatened the port in Sassnitz in Germany with sanctions due to the "Nord stream — 2".

So, a member of the Federation Council Sergei Tsekov told RT that the American politicians embraced delusions of grandeur.

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