The EU should continue to support peaceful protests in Belarus, said President of France Emmanuel macron.
In Minsk on Sunday was a rally of opponents of the current Belarusian authorities, the event was coordinated with the city authorities. The protesters marched from the Stela "Minsk – hero city" to House the government, they held a protest near the prison where some of the leaders of the Belarusian opposition. According to media reports, the number of participants could exceed 100 thousand people.
The authorities of the island of Porquerolles, located off the coast of France, between nice and the Riviera, are planning to reduce the number of visitors to four thousand a day, according to The Connexion France.
Because Covid-19 almost 70 percent of the French, who usually traveled abroad in the summer, remained at home. And some of them went on this and the other Islands.
A specific date for the meeting of the leaders of the five permanent members of the UN security Council yet, there is a study of the organizational and substantive aspects of the meeting, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"Currently there is a study of the organizational and substantive aspects of the upcoming event. Specific dates yet. Of course, the 75th anniversary of the UN is for us an important milestone, especially since the creation of the world Organization became possible as a result of the great Victory, the anniversary of which we also celebrate this year", - said Lavrov in an interview with the newspaper "Arguments and facts".
TV presenter and journalist Vladimir Pozner has commented on the statement of a member of the Bundestag of the CDU/CSU Christian Schmidt, who offered again to discuss Russia's accession to NATO, as seriously mentioned in the 1990-ies. The statement of the TV host is in his interview on the website of the daily mail.
He recalled that the idea of Russia's accession to the EU and NATO supported Boris Yeltsin and later Vladimir Putin.
In the spring of 2021 cafes and restaurants in France will be forbidden to put electric heaters on their outdoor terraces, according to Europulse.
A new ban should help the country to save energy and to get closer to zero emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere – the result, which the EU plans to reach by 2050. This means that the amount of greenhouse gases in the EU must not exceed the level which can be absorbed naturally.
Six months ago, the world health organization declared the epidemic COVID-19 emergency of international scope. Some countries have already passed the peak of incidence and emerge from the crisis, but nobody relaxes: waiting for new outbreaks. And who argues that the second wave is not: everything is a wave, just very big.
The closest neighbor of China, Vietnam, startled the world, twice turning off the epidemic in the Bud. Flash quickly took control, and although the skeptics were talking about the possibility of fraud statistics in a socialist state, experts of the Vietnamese success is not surprising.
Embassy of France in Russia will not resume the issuance of tourist visas for Russians until the recommendations of the EU Council the opening of borders, have informed RIA of news in Embassy.
"Currently, Russia is still not included in the list of countries that had lifted restrictions on travel to the EU. Therefore, the application to obtain short-term tourist visa still not accepted by the visa application centers of VFS with whom we work," - said at the French Embassy.
Washington and Berlin are arguing whether or not to invite to the next summit "the Big seven" Moscow. Donald trump would like to see at the talks of Vladimir Putin and foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas points to the impossibility of communication with the Russian leader over Ukraine. The Kremlin answer is that he did not aim at G7 and would prefer a meeting "nuclear five", the five permanent members of the UN security Council. About which scenario is most likely — in the material RIA Novosti.
The Federal Republic of Germany and the USA celebrate this year's 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations. The Union of Washington and Berlin is a guarantee of Euro-Atlantic security. But the jubilee could be overshadowed.
. Published a list of the best restaurants in the world by Travellers' Choice Awards. The rating is compiled by the users of TripAdvisor.
The first two positions were taken by the French institution Auberge Du Vieux Puits and La Ville Blanche serves European and French cuisine. The third was the Argentine restaurant Chila.
Fortress international cooperation, including with the participation of representatives of Russia, EU, China and the United States have been successful in the project on creation of thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER, said EU energy Commissioner Kadri Simson in a video message at the opening ceremony of the Assembly of the reactor.
"Today we celebrate more than just a technical milestone. I would like particularly to highlight three things. First, the power of international collaboration... I want to thank our partners from China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia and the United States for what they came all this way with the European Union. Without your participation and contribution we would not be here today," she said.
The project of construction of the international thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER is a Prime example of effective and mutually beneficial multilateral cooperation, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in his greeting to the participants in France a ceremony to mark the commencement of works on assembling and installation of equipment of the reactor.
Welcome text via videoconference was read by Director General of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.
Joint implementation of the largest world powers of the project the international thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER shows how countries can transcend differences among themselves and unite for the common good, said the President of France Emmanuel macron.
"There are moments in which countries decide to cross the differences between them to appear before a special historical event. Adopted in mid-2000-ies the decision to launch the project ITER was one of those moments," said macron, in his video message to the participants of last Tuesday in France a ceremony to mark the commencement of works on assembling and installation of equipment of the reactor ITER.
. The star of "Game of thrones" gave birth to a girl in a hospital in Los Angeles on July 22, according to TMZ.
According to the source, it will call Willa (Willa).
Off the coast of Brittany appeared floating eco-hotel with glass bottom and solar panels, according to Lonelyplanet.
It offers a panoramic view of the ocean, and the glass bottom allows you to monitor underwater world. Initially, the concept of such hotel appeared in the film about James bond "the Spy who loved me" 1977. They inspired the creators Anthénea.
Prayer in the Church of Hagia Sophia, the burning of the temple in Nantes, the demolitions of monuments in the West are a blow not only to abandon Christianity in Europe but also in Russia, and the best lesson from this – to preserve their own civilization and culture, said the Deputy head of the Moscow Patriarchate Bishop Zelenograd Savva (Tutunov).
"Prayer in the Church of Hagia Sophia... the burning of the temple in Nantes (not the first burning of the temple in France for a year, not to mention other anti-Christian actions)... Someone will say, perhaps even with some smile: this otvetka for Europe's abandonment of Christianity. What are you laughing at? Over our common tragedy laugh!" - posted by Bishop Savva in his Telegram channel.
The Indian air force announced the first five of the French fighter Rafale.
"The first five Rafale for the Indian air force took off this morning from the base of the Dassault at mérignac, France. Among the five aircraft - three single and two twin plane. Flights (to India) is planned in two phases and is carried out by air force pilots," - said the Indian air force.
Supporters of independence French Martinique was torn down and smashed the monument to Josephine de Beauharnais – a native of the Caribbean island and the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, according to France-Antilles.
Campaign activists collective RVN ("Red, green, black" – the colors of the unofficial flag of Martinique) took place on Sunday in Fort-de-France is the administrative center of the overseas Department of France. Previously, they showed the mayor an ultimatum with a demand to remove the statue of the Empress until July 26.
The Minister of health of France, Olivier Veran has declared that has signed the decree, allowing anyone who passes the test for the coronavirus, to refund.
"I also signed a decree, published on Saturday, under which any person today can take a fully refundable PCR test without having to show a physician's orders or valid reason and without the presence of symptoms," said Veran in an interview with Parisien.
The volunteer, who worked in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Nantes confessed to the arson of the temple, according to the newspaper Ouest France.
The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, caught fire on July 18. The fire lasted several hours in the Cathedral, in particular, has completely collapsed great body. The Prosecutor's office suspect arson. On the next arrested 39-year-old volunteer, a native of Rwanda who helped in the temple and the day of the fire had to lock the doors. He was later released without charge.
The Minister of health of France, Olivier veran said in an interview with Pais, it is impossible to exclude repeated closure of the borders with the growth of cases of coronavirus.
Earlier, the French government encouraged citizens to avoid visiting Spanish Catalonia due to the deterioration of the epidemiological situation there.
Doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov in its channel in the Telegram told how to deal with the use of mobile phones while driving.
"Already it is evident that the driver of the car in front not here: goes obliquely, slowly wagging," explained the doctor. He noted that pedestrians do not behave better: cross the road with headphones in the hood, looking at the phone and thinking, "what are they made of titanium and is immortal."
At the first personal meeting presidents Vladimir Putin and Nicolas Sarkozy "is not divided" the last chocolate bar, says former French leader in his memoirs, "storms" (Le Temps des Tempêtes), hitting the market on Friday.
For the first time Putin and Sarkozy met in the German town of Heiligendamm, where the G8 summit.
Kiev intends to create an international consultation and coordination platform for the issue of Crimea, the government hopes to involve the UK, France, Germany and the United States, this was discussed at a meeting of the Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Smagala with the high representative of the European Union, Josep Borrell, which took place on Thursday in Brussels, said on Friday the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
On Wednesday, the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine dzhaparova said that the strategy of "de-occupation" of the Crimea have already developed, but the document is not public.
Experts of French of Bureau on investigation of air crashes (BEA) has completed the analysis of data obtained from the flight recorders downed by Ukrainian aircraft Tehran, said the report of the Bureau on Twitter.
"Boeing 737 "Ukraine International airlines". Data analysis of the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) is complete after four days of coordinated technical work," according to BEA.
The President of France Emmanuel macron during a meeting with young people in Chambord castle on July 22, decided to play with them soccer, the radio station Europe 1.
However, during a game he accidentally hit a ball into the head of one of the players.
France is ready to assist Lebanon in addressing the economic crisis as soon as the Lebanese government will hold the necessary reforms, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian at a press conference in the building of the foreign Ministry of Lebanon in Beirut.
Le Drian arrived in Beirut on an official visit on Wednesday evening. Thursday held a meeting with President of Lebanon Michel Aoun, during which Le Drian conveyed a verbal message from the French leader with the confirmation of the willingness of Paris to provide assistance to Beirut in a difficult economic situation.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian conveyed the oral message to the President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun from his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, a statement about the willingness of Paris to help Beirut to cope with the economic crisis while conducting reforms, the press service of the presidential Palace.
"The oral message of the President of France announced support of Lebanon, his country in a difficult situation, as it always was for many years. Le Drian told about the intention of France to help after the necessary for Lebanon reforms", - says the press service.
The President of France Emmanuel macron called for sanctions against those who violate the Maritime space of the European Union in the Eastern Mediterranean.
"I want to Express full solidarity of France with Cyprus, but also Greece on the background of violations of their sovereignty by Turkey. It is unacceptable that the marine space of the participating countries of our Union are violated or compromised. For those who are involved in this, must impose sanctions," - said the French leader, who took the President of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis. The broadcast led into the social networks of the Elysee Palace.
The President of France Emmanuel macron called for sanctions against the powers involved in the conflict in Libya because such measures, in his opinion, will help to achieve resolution of the situation.
According to him, France will endeavour to further settlement of the conflict in Libya. The French leader also stressed that Europe should "carefully consider the topic of security in the Mediterranean".
Another special flight of Air France from Moscow to Paris scheduled for July 31, said the Consulate General of France in Moscow.
It is noted that the departure from Moscow is scheduled for 12:00, arrival in Paris is expected at 15:00.
The environment is threatened by pollution disposable masks for protection from COVID-19 warns Japanese Agency Kyodo, citing in his review of the data of ecologists, divers and reports of witnesses from different parts of the world.
Citing the testimony of divers, the Agency reports that along the coast of Japan began to appear in the water of the abandoned mask.
The restoration of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in the French city Nantes, where the fire occurred, it may take three years, experts say.
The fire in the Cathedral of Nantes took place on Saturday, July 18. The fire, in particular, was completely destroyed by the great organ of the Cathedral. The Prosecutor's office of Nantes announced the launch of the investigation on suspicion of intentional arson of the Cathedral. But on Tuesday the interior Minister of France said that while there were no signs confirming the version of the arson and the fire may be accidental in nature.
The Paris Prosecutor's office has demanded to transfer Russian Alexander winnik in court and renew his detention before sentencing, confirmed to RIA Novosti a source in the Prosecutor's office.
Previously, the Agency France Press with reference to sources reported that the Paris Prosecutor's office demanded to transfer the case winnik in court and to leave the Russian detention.
Protection of Russian Alexander winnick insists on the illegality of his extradition to France, told RIA Novosti his lawyer Ariane Zimra, commenting on the request of the public Prosecutor of Paris to transfer his case to court.
Previously, the Agency France Press with reference to sources reported that the Paris Prosecutor's office demanded to transfer the case winnik in court and to leave the Russian detention.
Man in custody in Roanne, Eastern France, on Wednesday took hostage his wife, came out, according to the trade Union of prison officers SNP FO.
"In the center of the prison of Roanne was a hostage situation. The inmate is in the visiting room. Hostage he's holding his wife. The present moment is unclear," - said the trade Union in your account on Twitter.
Sunbathe on the sun loungers on the shores of the Seine and take the test for the coronavirus of the possibilities offered in the framework of the project "Paris beaches" (Paris Plages), organized by the Paris city hall.
The programme for Paris Plages began in 2002 and became a part of summer leisure of Parisians and visitors of the French capital. This year, the new reality dictates new conditions and behaviors. Sand and palm trees, which are typically attributes of the "Paris beaches" and create a holiday mood, today is not see. However, come to sunbathe or just relax in a designated area on a weekday not too much so and free lounger is effortlessly. Much more interesting is the laboratory conducting the rapid tests for coronavirus, also opened on the banks of the Seine. To it queue. However, if the influx of wishing to take the test is too large, the organizers invited to sign up for another day at a certain time and give out coupons.
Date of the next meeting of the leaders of "Norman Quartet" is not defined yet, have informed RIA Novosti the press service of the Elysee Palace.
Earlier the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that the date of the meeting in the "Normandy format" in Berlin will be determined in the near future. According to him, "in principle, we have confirmation from the German side, the confirmation from the French side and agreed that Russia is not against to meet."
The second wave of the coronavirus might come to France in the autumn, said the head of the Scientific Council of the French government Jean-Francois Delfraissy.
According to him, there are three possible scenarios. One of them – the virus will come from the southern hemisphere to the Northern fall and winter and disappear. "The second (scenario): will this second wave... And the third, which is rarely spoken about: the virus will return and be a kind of chronic COVID, a chronic disease, when the virus spreads, and then declining for years, but with much less intensity," said Delrossi the TV channel BFMTV.
France will receive EUR 40 billion from the Fund for the economic recovery of the European Union, said French Finance Minister Bruno Le Mayor.
In the night of Monday in Brussels ended a summit of EU leaders, which lasted since Friday. The leaders discussed the budget and the Fund for the recovery of the European economy from the crisis caused by the pandemic. The European Commission proposed 500 billion from the Fund to implement subsidies, 250 billion as loans. In the end, under the pressure of the "Thrifty four" - the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Austria - configuration of the Fund is different: 390 billion euros as subsidies, 360 billion as loans.
The head of the European Council, Charles Michel after four days of difficult negotiations with the leaders of the 27 countries of the European Union in Brussels, led the European Council to compromise on the creation of an unprecedented Fund of € 750 billion to restore agroekonomika after the crisis COVID-19.
The summit for the first time since February, was part, European leaders used a mask and tried to keep my distance. From the courtroom periodically come information about heated arguments and opposing positions of the parties.
The President of France Emmanuel macron called historic for Europe, the date of conclusion of the transaction to Fund the recovery of the EU economy and multi-year financial plan.
"Historic day for Europe," wrote the macron on Twitter.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed that the Fund recovery of the EU economy will amount to 750 billion euros, 390 of them in the form of grants, the grant funds will be tied to the reform process.
In the night of Monday in Brussels ended a summit of EU leaders, which lasted since Friday. The leaders discussed the budget and the Fund for the recovery of the European economy from the crisis caused by the pandemic. According to Merkel, the summit lasted "unusually long".
The President of France Emmanuel macron called historic for Europe, the date of conclusion of the transaction to Fund the recovery of the EU economy and multi-year financial plan,
"Historic day for Europe," wrote the macron on Twitter.
Ufa engine industrial Association (part of Rostec UEC) plans before year-end to make a "hot part" of the engine demonstrator VC-650V to replace the French light helicopter Ka-226T, told journalists managing Director of the company Eugene Semipalitinsk.
In September 2019, the chief designer of UEC Yuri Smolin in an interview with RIA Novosti said that Russian engine VC-650V for the Ka-226 to be assembled in the near future. He also said that if the helicopter "Ansat" will be enough engine power 600 or 700 HP, then the VC-650V will also be invited to the "Russian Helicopters".
Nine people from one family got in an accident in the French Drome, five children were killed, four adults suffered serious burns, said the radio station France Bleu.
The accident happened shortly before 19.00 on the track in the Drôme Department in South-Eastern France. Renault Scenic off the road, overturned and caught fire. Inside were nine people from the same family. Five children died, four adults managed to escape from the burning car, but they suffered serious burns and are in critical condition.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the EU leaders at the talks in on Monday night reached a framework agreement, in its view, the final agreement could be reached today.
At the summit of EU leaders, which began last Friday, EU countries are trying to agree on a long-term financial framework of the Union (budget) and Fund project of recovery of the European economy, which could reach 750 billion euros in loans and grants.
Visa centers of France resumed its work in Russia, according to VFS Global.
Organization receives documents and issue passports in Moscow, Kazan, Irkutsk, Rostov-on-don, Kaliningrad, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Perm, Samara, Saratov, Ufa, Vladivostok and Yekaterinburg.
In the Public chamber of the Russian Federation proposed to create an online the Prosecutor and the Internet police-this idea was made by first Deputy Chairman of Commission OP of the Russian Federation on the expertise of socially significant laws and other legal initiatives Artem Kiryanov.
"In France created a special position of prosecutors on the Internet. And I must say that I, as a lawyer like this model... today is seen as the next possible design with the participation of the Prosecutor because the Prosecutor can act in the interests of an indefinite number of citizens and protect their interests on the Internet", - said Kiryanov at the round table "self-control as a principle of moderation of social networks. The problem of legislative regulation".
The flight data recorders from the downed Tehran under the Ukrainian aircraft delivered to study in the French Bureau of investigation of air crashes (BEA).
"The Iranian team Bureau of aircraft accident investigation (AAIB) arrived at BEA with a flight data recorder (FDR) and the cockpit voice recorder (CVR). Agreement on technical cooperation was signed between the BEA and the AAIB on 4 July. Interested parties are in preliminary discussions," - said in the message BEA on Twitter.
The former head of the automaker Nissan Carlos Ghosn said in an interview with the Parisien newspaper that did not appear in French court in Nanterre on July 13 due to "technical obstacles" because his passport was in Lebanon.
In turn, the journalist of the newspaper noted that France has no extradition agreement with Japan, in contrast to Lebanon, so gon could feel safe.
Germany, Italy and France are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions for violating an arms embargo in Libya, said in a joint statement the leaders of the three countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and President of Emmanuel Macron respectively.
"We are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions in case of continued violations of the embargo at sea, on land or in the air," reads the statement released by the press service of the government of Germany.
Forced entry of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Nantes, where on Saturday morning a fire occurred, it was not revealed, said the Prosecutor of the city of Saint Pierre.
"No sign of forced entry at the inputs was not found," the Prosecutor told AFP.
. The fire in the Cathedral of Nantes extinguished, there is no risk of collapse or it is minimal, but firefighters will remain on location and night, said a fire brigade spokesman of the Department of the Loire-Atlantique Lieutenant-Colonel jérôme Langlois.
"The fire has been extinguished, but the operations (in the Cathedral - ed.) continues", - he told on air of TV channel BFMTV.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex noted the professionalism and efficient work of the firemen at the fire in the Cathedral in Nantes.
"First and foremost I would like to pay tribute to the high professionalism of the hundreds of firefighters who were mobilized from the beginning of this disaster, and acted with remarkable efficiency", - told reporters Castex arrived in Nantes. He also pointed to the excellent coordination between all state and local services.
The largest organ of the XVII century in the Cathedral of saints Peter and Paul in the French city Nantes, where the fire occurred, was completely destroyed, said the head of the firefighting and rescue service of the Department of the Loire-Atlantique Laurent Perla.
He noted that the fire was contained within three hours, but not yet fully extinguished. According to him, the fire will stay in place all day.
The participants of the EU summit, the second day which started on Saturday in Brussels could not agree on the question of the distribution of aid package to the countries most affected by the pandemic coronavirus, said RIA Novosti Director for scientific work of the international discussion club "Valdai" Fyodor Lukyanov.
Head to the second day of the EU summit in Brussels began on Saturday with a meeting in a narrow circle of heads of the European Council, European Commission and leaders of Germany, France and several countries of the Union. On the eve of European leaders held several rounds of difficult negotiations on the harmonization of the Foundation of economic recovery EU in the amount of 750 billion Euro and multi-year financial plan of the Union to the tune of 1.07 trillion euros.
In social networks was published video of the fire in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in the French city of Nantes.
Jnoel Valentin Twitter caught burning building — the footage can be seen escaping from the Cathedral of flames.
The fire in the Cathedral in the city of Nantes in Western France, localized, said the Director of the Department of fire and rescue services Laurent Perla.
At the place of work 104 firefighters involved 45 fire engines.
The Prime Minister of France Jean Castex, the interior Minister Gerald Darmanin and culture Minister roselyne Bachelot sent to Nantes, where on Saturday lit up the Cathedral.
The fire occurred in the Cathedral of saints Peter and Paul is about 7.50 (8.50 GMT). Work at a place more than 100 firefighters. At the moment the fire is localized.
The Prosecutor of the French city of Nantes Saint Pierre, where on Saturday lit up the Cathedral of saints Peter and Paul, said that it could be a deliberate arson, said the radio station France Bleu.
Previously the Director of the firefighting and rescue service of the Department of the Loire-Atlantique Laurent Perla reported that the fire in the Cathedral in the city of Nantes in Western France, is localized. There were 104 fire and 45 cars.
A group of Spanish scientists have found a new symptom coronavirus, reported in an article published in the journal JAMA Dermatology.
Specialists found in 29 percent of observed patients, enanthema in the oral cavity — severe rash on the mucous membrane.
The defense Ministry of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic reported that their air defenses shot down an Azerbaijani reconnaissance drone.
The defense Ministry added that the Nagorno Karabakh units continue controlling the situation on the line of contact and implement the protection of air and land borders of the Republic.
The fire occurred Saturday morning in the Cathedral in the French city of Nantes in the West of the country, the scene went firefighters, reports channel BFMTV with reference to the operational fire and rescue center.
According to eyewitnesses, the fire started around 7:30 local time (8:30 GMT). The scene went firefighters, the reasons are not reported.
Issues of European and global security, strategic stability, relations Russia–EU and Russia–NATO were discussed at the Russian-French consultations in Paris on Thursday, said in a statement the foreign Ministry.
Thursday in Paris was held a Russian-French consultations on strategic stability in the format "2 2". The Russian side was represented by the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov and Grushko Alexander Deputy head of the defense Ministry Alexander Fomin.
Military and political aspects of regional and international crises, including the situation in Iran, Libya, Syria and the consequences of a pandemic coronavirus were discussed by the representatives of France and Russia in the framework of consultations on strategic stability held in Paris on Thursday, according to the French foreign Ministry.
"The political Directors of the Ministry of foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the armed forces took their Russian counterparts in Paris on Thursday for consultations on issues of strategic stability and regional crises in preparation for the next meeting of the cooperation Council on security issues, uniting foreign Ministers and defense of France and Russia", - said in a communique of the French Ministry of foreign Affairs.
Kiev in the contact group on settlement in Donbass only pretends to negotiate, but in fact continues to sabotage Minsk agreement, said on Thursday Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich.
Earlier, the Parliament of Ukraine appointed on 25 October, the next local elections the relevant draft resolution was supported by 326 parliamentarians when the required minimum of 226 votes, while the elections will not take place in uncontrolled Kiev territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
The Minister of health of France, Olivier Veran said that some of the Paris hospitals do "weak signals" on the resumption of the epidemic of the coronavirus.
He noted that it is not about alarms, and those are worth paying particular attention to: the number of calls for an ambulance, the amount received in the hospital.
The wearing of masks will be mandatory in all public places of the closed type in France next week, said the head of the government Jean Castex.
To date, the wearing of masks was compulsory only in public transport. On Tuesday, French President Emmanuel macron said on some signs of a return of the epidemic of the coronavirus and called for the introduction of compulsory wearing of masks in public places is gated from 1 August.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky introduced to the Verkhovna Rada as an urgent draft law "On amendments to the Tax code of Ukraine regarding state support of culture, tourism and creative industries", said Wednesday the press service of the head of state.
As explained in the press service, the law provides for the exemption from tax on profit of enterprises and personal income tax cultural grants provided for projects and programmes in the field of culture, tourism and in the sector of creative industries. To increase access to theatrical productions, performances of artistic groups and artists as well as exhibitions, film premieres, tours in museums and zoos, cultural events there is a reduced rate of VAT of 7%. Also up to a 7% reduced VAT on the distribution and screening of films adapted in the Ukrainian-language version inclusive destination, as well as with the special Ukrainian subtitles.
France condemns the armed clashes on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and urged both sides to respect the ceasefire and to resume the dialogue, reads the statement of the representative of the foreign Ministry of the country.
"France condemns the armed clashes that took place Sunday on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan led to the deaths of several people. She urged both sides to respect the ceasefire and resume dialogue to prevent an escalation," - said in a statement.
Two Italian climbers died in the French part of the Alpine of the Mont Blanc massif, according to the local radio France Bleu Pays de Savoie with reference to the mountain gendarmerie.
The bodies were discovered Wednesday morning on the slopes of Mont-modi (Cursed mountain) during the helicopter overflight.
Disneyland Paris, which remained closed because of the epidemic of the coronavirus four months, resumed its work Wednesday: wearing masks and booking tickets online has become mandatory, hugs from disney characters temporarily banned.
The user opened an amusement Park decided to limit the number of daily visitors, to be able to comply with barrier measures, in particular social distance on rides, in queues, in restaurants, according to a communiqué.
Italian authorities returned to France the work of street artist Banksy, stolen by unknown with one of the back doors of the concert hall of the Paris "Bataclan".
The work of Banksy in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on 13 November 2015 stolen in January 2019. She was found by the carabinieri in June at a farm house in the Italian region of Abruzzo.
First, since March, the UN security Council meeting with the personal participation of permanent representatives of States takes place in the headquarters of the organization, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Since March because of the threat of coronavirus in the new York meeting of the UN security Council was held in the videoconference format. Meeting on Tuesday - the first face to face over the past few months. The main entrance to the UN building remains closed.
Three fighters of the French air force Mirage 2000-5, which is stationed at the airbase ämari airbase near Tallinn, on Tuesday flew over the capital of Estonia, in honor of the national holiday of the Republic of Bastille Day.
According to the Ambassador of France to Eric Lamoureux, this year the Embassy will be hosting a traditional reception in Tallinn in connection with the pandemic coronavirus. "However, throughout the week, everyone through digital channels can share with us in a festive mood. As a bonus today, you can enjoy a flight of French fighters over Tallinn", - quotes the words of the Lamour French Embassy.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko invited the speaker of the French Senate Gerard Larcher to visit Russia.
"Taking this opportunity, I would like to reiterate the invitation to visit Russia on a visit," - said in a telegram sent Matvienko Larcher on the occasion of Bastille Day.
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo training offered Russia a meeting of the leaders of the countries-permanent members of the UN security Council, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
It is noted that the telephone conversation was initiated by the American side.
Over 40 thousand Armenian citizens have returned home since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus, said on Monday at a special meeting of Parliament Deputy Prime Minister of the country Tigran Avidan.
"Since March 15 with the assistance of commandant's office and the foreign Ministry 8 thousand Armenian citizens stuck in different countries because of the pandemic coronavirus, returned home, 2.2 thousand of them – for free. In General, due to the commandant's office issued the permits for the flights home more than 40 thousand citizens," said Avidan.
Ukraine has started the implementation of the project for the construction in the Mariupol plant for water purification for credit funds provided by France, said on Monday the Ambassador of France in Ukraine, Etienne de Poncin at a press conference.
Earlier, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal said that the government of Ukraine and France signed an agreement on the provision of 64 million euros for the project of modernization of water supply system in Mariupol. According to the agreement, the credit funds should fully cover the cost of the project of modernization of the system of drinking water supply in the city. About 70% of goods and services will be purchased in France, 30% - in Ukraine or from third parties.
The administration of President Donald trump is not serious coming to China on the subject of nuclear disarmament, making mocking statements in an attempt to change the position of Beijing, said Thomas countryman, former U.S. Undersecretary of state and current head of the Association for arms control.
Last week the Chinese foreign Ministry said that the country is ready to join trilateral talks on disarmament with the United States and Russia, but only if the US agrees to reduce its nuclear Arsenal to China's level. In response, the U.S. state Department said they welcomed the willingness of China to negotiate and invited the Chinese delegation for consultations with the Russian Federation in Vienna on this issue.
It seems unlikely that a fully effective vaccine against coronavirus infection appear in 2021, said an epidemiologist and member of the Scientific Council under the Ministry of health of France Arnaud the Fountain.
"The vaccine is many years of development. Of course, now been an unprecedented effort for its creation, but I'll be very surprised if in 2021 will be an effective vaccine. It's possible that the vaccine will appear, but it will only work partially," said the specialist, the TV channel BFMTV.
The President of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan extended on Saturday for another 32 days until August 12 - will be established for coronavirus infection, a state of emergency, which expires July 11, reported the press service of the leader of Karabakh.
"Decree Harutiunian announced on 12 April Artsakh (self Karabakh – ed.) and extended until July 11, the state of emergency is extended for another 32 days until 22.00 (21.00 GMT) on August 12," - said in a statement posted on the presidential website.
Export the flights to Russia from the UK, France, Azerbaijan, Moldova are planned on Saturday, said the Ministry of communications.
Expected flight London — Moscow, Paris — Moscow, Baku — Zhukovsky, Chisinau — Krasnodar.
In the case of an American financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein a new twist. After August 2019, the he killed himself in prison, the investigation establishes new offences and looking for accomplices. Possible accomplice of Epstein — his friend, socialite Gilane Maxwell. The prosecution believes that she was put buddy underage "masseuses". That is known about this story — in the material RIA Novosti.
In the detention center Brooklyn Maxwell is waiting for the court hearing is scheduled for July 14. A week ago, 58-year-old woman was hiding in his mansion in new Hampshire. The house she purchased for cash through frontman and lived there under a false name.
France deplores Turkey's decision to change the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the head of the French foreign Ministry Jean-Yves Le Drian.
The state Council, Turkey's highest administrative court on Friday annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum. Immediately after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he had signed a decree about the transformation of the Cathedral into a mosque and the beginning of Muslim worship there.
USA announced the introduction of a 25 percent duty on goods from France with a volume of $ 1.3 billion over a digital tax, reports AFP.
As reported by the United States trade representative, digital tax is unfair to American companies that engage with digital technologies. However, the US tariff will not take effect until January 6, 2021, as the negotiations continue.
The number of deaths from the coronavirus in France exceeded 30 thousand, in hospitals there are more than 7 thousand patients, according to the Ministry of health of the country on Friday.
"Since the beginning of the epidemic in France, died on 30 004 people, including 19 528 people died in hospitals", - said in a communique.
The head of the office of the President of Ukraine Andrey Ermak said that the summit of leaders "channel four" in Berlin may take place in the coming months, he said this at a meeting with journalists on Friday.
"All reiterated the importance of holding the summit in Berlin. There is no denying that this summit should take place as soon as possible. Therefore, I believe that in the coming months, this summit should take place", - quotes the words of Ermak edition of "New time".
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a telephone conversation with President of France Emmanuel Makron and noted that "peace plan" US President Donald trump contains new ideas, allowing to achieve real progress.
"The Prime Minister said that Israel acts on the basis of international law. He stressed that previous attempts for 53 years led to the failures, and their repetition will lead to failure" - leads the press service quoted Netanyahu.
The requirements of the authorities of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo in the negotiations under the auspices of the EU are meaningless, said the President of Serbia Alexander Vucic.
On Friday, Vucic is on a visit to Paris, where he arrived to hold a video-conference on the question of Kosovo on the initiative of Germany, France and the EU. Upon arrival, he was familiarized with the demands of the Kosovo Albanian authorities.
Two of the detainees on charges of rioting in the French city of Dijon charged, they will be under pre-trial detention, reports radio station France Info, citing the Prosecutor.
The unrest in Dijon began in the night of 13 June and lasted for four nights. The situation was the result of the dismantling of the representatives of the community of immigrants from Chechnya, who gathered in Dijon from all over France and local residents, mostly of North African origin. The reason for the conflict was the beating of the young people from Chechnya gang members. As a result of the clashes several people were injured and wounded.
The summit of the five leaders of the permanent members of the UN security Council will be required, but date and place are still questionable, said Russia's permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia.
"I think that meeting the "five" is sure to take place, because the leaders of all States "five" confirmed the readiness for such meeting. Where and when it will be is a question that now I guess no one has an answer," he told reporters.
President of the European court of human rights (ECHR) Robert Spano hopes that the court will return to a regular hearing in the fall.
Speaking during an online-conference network HELP 2020, he admitted that he is beginning to "get used to virtual conferencing".
Law enforcement agencies of France detained five people as part of the investigation of the riots in Dijon, taking place from 12 to 15 June, the newspaper reports Ouest France, citing its sources.
It is noted that four detainees have been detained.
The coronavirus identified another resident of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the total number of confirmed cases COVID-19 has increased to 142, said Thursday the Ministry of health of Karabakh.
Earlier, the authorities of Karabakh have extended introduced from April 12 the state of emergency until July 11. As of July 8, it was reported 141 confirmed cases COVID-19 in the unrecognized Republic and 112 recovered.
The author of the article for the French edition AgoraVox Kristel Neaño in the material ridiculed the statement of the Ukrainian side about the Russian "invasion".
She reminded that earlier the Deputy foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar stated that Russia could attack Ukraine during the exercises "Caucasus — 2020", and the commander of the Ukrainian Navy rear Admiral Alex Neiipp did not rule out that "the Russian Empire" attempts to strike at the Kherson area to restore water supply to Crimea through the North channel. According to the author, this scenario looks even "more crazy" than the mentioned "causes" of the attack.
The coronavirus identified in five of the residents of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the total number of confirmed cases COVID-19 has risen to 141, said Wednesday the Ministry of health of Karabakh.
Earlier, the authorities of Karabakh have extended introduced from April 12 the state of emergency until July 11. As of July 7 it was reported 136 confirmed cases COVID-19 in the unrecognized Republic.
The French government has prepared a plan for a possible second wave of the epidemic of coronavirus in France, but if it happens, the regime of isolation everywhere will not be introduced, said Prime Minister Jean Castex.
Prior to the appointment of the Prime Minister last Friday Castex supervised the process of bringing the country out of isolation.
The number of deaths from the coronavirus in France is close to 30 thousand, in hospitals there are nearly 7.6 thousand people, according to the country's Ministry of health on Tuesday.
"Since the beginning of the epidemic in France died 29 933 people, including 19 457 people died in hospitals, 10 476 people - in the social and medico-social institutions," - said in a communique.
The number of deaths in France has increased significantly in the epidemic of the coronavirus, but changes not uniform - the most significant increase observed among the natives of Africa and Asia, according to a report from the National Institute of statistics and economic studies of France (Insee).
It is noted that the most significant increase observed for natives of Africa, 54% for immigrants from the Maghreb, 114% for those born in other African countries