Researchers in Germany have come to the conclusion that with time some recover from COVID-19 significantly reduced the amount of antibody, which indicates the possibility of re-infection with a coronavirus, the TV channel ZDF.
According to him, the reduction in the number of antibodies was found at the blood results first patients with the coronavirus in Germany, which in late January was treated in clinic Munich Schwabing.
Police in the German state of Baden-württemberg carries out the operation to search for the suspicious men, armed with bow, arrows, gun and a knife, according to police Offenburg.
A suspicious man was seen near the town of Oppenau. Witnesses told police that a man dressed in a camouflage suit, was armed with a bow and arrow. Police arrived on a call tried to find out the identity of the man, and found that he also was armed with a knife and a gun.
The Minister for foreign Affairs of Iraq, Fuad Hussein asked his German colleague Heiko Maas to assist in the elimination of Iraq compiled from the EU list of countries with weak rules against money laundering and financing of terrorism, the statement said Iraqi foreign Ministry.
As noted in the statement, the foreign Ministers of Iraq and Germany held a telephone conversation, during which discussed a number of topics, including bilateral relations.
The number of cases of a new type of coronavirus in Germany over the past day has increased by 248, three more people died, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported 378 new cases and six deaths.
The start of the Russian carrier rocket "Soyuz-ST" with the satellite of optical-electronic surveillance UAE Falcon Eye 2 from Kourou in French Guiana is planned in mid-October, according to the website of the German centre for air and space DLR.
The launch was scheduled in early March, but was delayed due to problems with the upper stage "Fregat", which was replaced with a spare. However, in mid-March, the Kourou space centre temporarily closed due to pandemic coronavirus, therefore, according to the RIA Novosti source in the rocket and space industry, the launch of Falcon Eye 2 was postponed to 17 October.
Srebrenica must not be repeated, the statement said the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the tragedy.
In July 1995, after Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina on the border with Serbia came under the control of Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladic were killed or went missing about 8 thousand 100 people from among the Muslims. These data are cited by the international Commission on missing persons (ICMP) and a number of other organizations, but some experts they are considered too high.
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Germany increased during the day in 378, passed away eight people, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported 395 new cases of infection and six deaths.
The UN Security Council has not managed to agree on the extension of the checkpoint on the border of Syria for delivery to the country of humanitarian aid from Turkey.
For this purpose, we used two of the border — "Bab El-Hawa and Bab-es-Salam". The mandate of the CPT had expired on 10 July for further work of the security Council was to adopt a resolution.
Germany and Belgium had prepared a third version of the resolution on the prolongation of the two border crossings on the Syrian-Turkish border in the framework of cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria, told RIA Novosti sources in the security Council.
In the framework of cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria now there are two border crossing on the border of Syria and Turkey - "Bab El-Hawa and Bab-es-Salam". The mandate of this transmission expires July 10, so for their further functioning of the security Council must adopt a resolution. However, in the Security Council disagreement.
Moscow and Beijing have again vetoed a UN security Council resolution Brussels and Berlin about the order of cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria, said in comments's representative missions of Germany and Belgium.
The document was supported by 13 States.
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".
The Telegram messenger has become the main platform for right-wing extremists, and the operators removed only every tenth message from the right-wing extremist content about which they were misleading users, informs edition Spiegel referring to his study center jugendschutz.net.
Jugendschutz.net - the expert centre of the German Federal government and regional authorities, which examines how Internet companies oppose illegal content, including content that may harm minors.
Embassy of Russia in Germany drew attention to the "anti-Russian passages" in the report on the work of the operatives, informed the head of the German interior Ministry, Horst Seehofer.
They added that what is happening is not conducive to the positive development of bilateral relations.
The number of identified cases of coronavirus in Poland exceeded 37 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
According to Ministry of health, for the last days laboratory studies have confirmed coronavirus 265 people. The total number of positive samples from the beginning of the epidemic is 37 216.
The number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus new type in Germany rose to 395 for the last day, the number of deaths increased by 6, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported 442 new infected and 12 new deaths.
German authorities are unable to explain the inclusion of Sputnik in the "spy" report of the Ministry of internal Affairs on the work of counterintelligence, said the head of the Sputnik Germany Sergey Feoktistov.
Previously published by the German Ministry of the interior about the work of counterintelligence (BfV, Federal office for the protection of the Constitution) in 2019, which says that the Russian media and RT Deutsch Sputnik play a Central role in the provision of Pro-Russian influence in Germany.
The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said no to the invitation to participate in the meeting of the G7 on July 29 in Washington, according to the publication Spiegel, citing sources from the governmental circles of Germany and the United States.
According to Spiegel, the Meuse, and Scholz refused full-time Ministerial meeting of the G7 in Washington, but made it clear that Germany is ready to send Deputy Ministers. In addition, the newspaper writes, apparently, the authorities of other countries "sevens" also refused to meet at the Ministerial level.
Russian anti-aircraft missile system s-500 "Prometheus" is ahead of Western counterparts by 15-20 years, writes the German edition of Focus.
"The stealth aircraft will also become an easy target for the latest complex", — stated in the article.
The CPS has proposed to resume air services with several countries, according to RBC with reference to the letter of the Deputy head of the Department Mikhail Orlov, which he sent to the Federal air transport Agency and the transport Ministry.
The document stated Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Finland, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.
Russian media RT Deutsch and Sputnik play a Central role in the provision of Pro-Russian influence in Germany, said the report of interior Ministry of Germany about the work of counterintelligence (BfV, Federal office for the protection of the Constitution) in 2019.
The document stresses that the Russian side "propaganda and actions to influence, including misinformation different groups of addressees" in Germany are engaged in "do not have the structure of secret services". It is including about "some people who mean the Pro-Russian position, allegedly non-governmental associations and the state structures of Russia". These agents of influence "working in social media and discussion sites, and conduct our own sites or act as a supposedly non-state expert centers," the report said.
The number recovered after coronavirus infection in Poland exceeded 25 thousand, is spoken in the message of Ministry of health of the Republic.
According to official statistics, over the past day recovered from coronavirus recognized by 569 people who have previously been diagnosed COVID-19. The total amount recovered amounted to 25 477.
The number of cases of a new type of coronavirus, identified in Germany over the past day has increased by 442, the number of deaths increased by 12, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported 397 new infected and 12 new deaths.
Germany voted in the UN against the Russian resolution, one preserving the PCC for the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria, including because of the wording relating to sanctions against Syria, says the statement of the permanent representative of Germany.
Previously, Russia has prepared a draft resolution suggesting to leave only one border crossing instead of the existing two cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria. The mandate of the border crossings to expire July 10, so for their further functioning of the security Council must adopt a resolution. The Russian option was proposed for six months to extend the work of the checkpoint "Bab-El-Hawa" on the border of Syria and Turkey. Voted for him only 4 States, against 7, abstained 4.
Russia during a pandemic is not faced with a shortage of medical care, now medical centres that were pereprofilirovanie for patients with coronavirus, back to the usual mode of operation, said Minister of health Michael Murashko.
"The Russian Federation territory is large, we see that the regions are in different stages of the infectious process. But almost everywhere recorded a steady decline in morbidity and stabilization of the situation. Medical clinics return to normal operating mode. We learned to work with the problems, and our technology show that they are effective. Fortunately, we are not faced with a shortage of medical care," said Murashko, quoted by the press service of the Ministry of health.
Head of the defense Ministry of Germany, the leader of the German conservatives Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer responded to the criticism of the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" and called for a discussion.
"First, that we become too dependent on Russian gas. But at the same time, we are diversifying the energy supply in Europe, use other sources of energy, LNG, and develop alternative and renewable energy," she said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the restriction of the rights of citizens during the lockdown in Europe "high price", stressing that such measures should be imposed only on important occasions and for a short time and should not serve as a pretext for "the elimination of democratic rights."
"To stop the chain of infection, had to temporarily restrict the most elementary basic rights. It was a high price because of these fundamental rights actively fought generations in Europe. Humanitarian and civil rights - these are the most important values that we have Europe and they should be restricted for very important reasons and in a very short period of time. Pandemic should not be a pretext for the elimination of democratic rights," said Merkel, representing the European Parliament programme of the German presidency of the EU Council.
The European Union needs to decide who she wants to be in Europe "is rapidly changing the world order," said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
"At the same time, we live in a world of global change, when shifted to the zone of influence, and Europe despite the commitment of many member countries of the transatlantic Alliance more by herself. We must and can decide who he wants to be Europe in this rapidly changing world order," said she, presenting in the Parliament the programme of the German presidency of the EU Council.
Germany during the interim presidency in the EU Council intends to focus on fundamental European values and human rights, considering them as one of the main achievements of Europe, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel, introducing on Wednesday the program for the next six months the deputies of the European Parliament.
"To stop the spread of the pandemic, we had to restrict the basic rights of citizens. Exacting a high price. This is an exceptional measure that can only be used for short term and only in emergency situations and pandemics. The pandemic must not become a pretext for the oppression of democracy. Fundamental values and rights is an achievement of the whole Europe" - said Merkel.
Germany in the role of the temporary President of the EU Council intends to work not only on the recovery of the European economy in the short term, but also to ensure the EU maintaining its place in the international community, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel presenting on Wednesday MEPs program for the next six months.
"The priority of the German EU presidency will be the strengthening of European unity to exit the crisis. We not only want to stabilize Europe in the short term, we want to create a Europe of hope, Europe, confident of themselves, attentive to the innovations that will keep its place in the international arena," - said the German Chancellor.
In the German city of Wuppertal appeared environmentally friendly buses that run on hydrogen fuel from power plants that burn waste, said the evropul's.
Thus generating no emissions except water vapor. Now while ten such vehicles go several routes. It is planned that next year there will be twice as much. Each hydrogen bus can carry up to 75 passengers.
Who's work is extremely important, especially in a pandemic, the US withdrawal from the organization is a setback for international cooperation, said at a briefing in Berlin, Deputy spokesman of the government of Germany Martin Fitz.
The United States has notified the UN Secretary General on the withdrawal from the who, the decision will come into force on 6 July 2021, it said in comments to the official representative of the Secretary-General Stefan Dujarric released Tuesday.
The United States should spend money on improving their health systems and to overcome racial discrimination and not writing negative stories about Russia, said RIA Novosti Deputy Secretary of the General Council "United Russia", member of the Duma Committee on information policy, Yevgeniy Revenko.
Previously, the study conducted by experts of the MIA "Russia today" showed that more than half (58%) of messages leading us media about the response of Russia to the pandemic coronavirus is negative and only 4% positive. In Germany and the UK the variation is 44% compared to 1% and 38% to 1% respectively.
. The transatlantic partnership again pass the test of strength. This time the call is internal: the allies and Germany intend to impose reciprocal sanctions over the Russian gas pipeline. Angela Merkel doubts the desire of Americans to remain leaders and calls on the EU to come together for constructive dialogue with Russia. If it helps, Moscow, versed RIA Novosti.
The restrictive measures of the United States — a violation of the sovereignty of the EU and European energy security. So in the German foreign Ministry reacted to the news about the upcoming Berlin against the sanctions because of "Nord stream — 2".
The number of cases of a new type of coronavirus, identified in Germany over the past day has increased by 397, the number of deaths increased by 12, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported about 390 new infected and eight new deaths.
Germany and Belgium deplore the fact that Russia and China vetoed their draft resolution on the work of the border crossings through which to Syria is being delivered cross-border humanitarian assistance.
Earlier, Russia and China vetoed in the UN security Council to a draft resolution of Belgium and Germany, extending by one year the operation of two border crossings ("Bab El-Hawa and Bab-es-Salam") on the border of Syria and Turkey to deliver cross-border humanitarian aid in Syria. For the resolution voted by all the other 13 members of the UN security Council. The mandate of the action the PPC will expire on 10 July.
Russia and China vetoed in the UN security Council on the draft resolution, Belgium and Germany, extending the work of two border crossings on the border of Syria and Turkey for cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid, told RIA Novosti a source in the UN.
"I voted against Russia and China. Other members of the UN security Council voted for it," he said.
Russia is concerned about attempts to use human rights to exert political and military pressure on the country, said at the Council meeting of zampolpreda of the Russian Federation in the organization of Gennady Kuzmin.
Before that, the Minister of defence of Germany Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer called for the observance of human rights in peacekeeping operations of the UN. According to her, the protection of human rights should be a priority in peacekeeping operations - they under any circumstances can not be undermined in favor of operational efficiency.
The anchor lay barge "Fortuna", which can be used for the completion of the gas pipeline "Nord stream — 2", left from the German port of Mukran, it can be seen on the site for ship tracking Marine Traffic and Myshiptracking.
On Tuesday evening the ship came out of Mukran, logistic base "Nord stream 2", which holds pipes for construction of gas pipeline, and moved to the South-East.
COVID-19 identified members of the large family of the Mennonite congregation in the German city of Eucerin in the West of the country, about 500 people quarantined because of the threat of the spread of the disease, reports the tabloid Bild, with reference to the representative of the district authorities of Wolfgang Andres.
As writes the edition, the disease has been identified in the two parents and their 12 children. Test another child showed a negative result for COVID-19.
The number recovered after coronavirus infection in Poland has exceeded 24 thousand, it is told in the message of Ministry of health of the Republic.
According to official statistics, over the past day recovered from coronavirus recognized by 272 people who have previously been diagnosed COVID-19. The total amount recovered was 24 238.
Seaside customs officers found arrived from Germany civilian helicopter with excess of admissible norms of radiation in 55 times, said the press Secretary of the Vladivostok customs Asya gentle.
According to the chief of Department of customs control of fissile and radioactive materials customs Maxim Shesternina that are reported, the maximum level of gamma radiation on the surface of the helicopter exceeds 5 microsieverts per hour. It was also found significant beta radiation.
German experts assessed the resolution of Denmark to finish the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" in the territorial waters of the Kingdom with the help of new vessels.
Previously Danish energy Agency (DEA) has allowed to build the pipeline using the ships with the anchor positioning. They can be used both separately and in conjunction with vessels equipped with dynamic positioning system.
Every fifth German company fears bankruptcy due to pandemic COVID-19, said, citing its own research economic Institute IFO.
According to the study, 21% of companies said in June that the restrictions imposed in connection with the pandemic, "threaten their existence", said the press service of the Institute. In this regard, in the coming months "it may be the wave of bankruptcies", - reported in the IFO.
German tour operators by order of the authorities before September 1, removed all programs in Turkey, to refocus on the resorts of Spain, Cyprus, Greece and Portugal, according to ATOR.
The government recommended the citizens to refrain from travel and stay in Turkey until August 31. Like Germany hold positions in the Netherlands and Switzerland. The only exception was the decision of the UK: British tourists back from Turkey will not have to serve a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
The number of identified cases of coronavirus in Poland exceeded 36 million, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
According to the health Ministry, over the past day, laboratory tests confirmed the presence of coronavirus 205 people. The total number of positive samples from the beginning of the epidemic is 36 155.
Due to the resignation of the head of the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Yakov Smoliy country once again faces bankruptcy, this writes the German business newspaper Handelsblatt.
Smoliy, who served as head of the national Bank from March 2018 Wednesday wrote a letter of resignation, explaining that "systematic political pressure" on the Bank, and filed with the President. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on proposal of President Vladimir Zelensky on Friday fired Smoliy from office.
At the end of the Second world war (1939-1945) the United States government decided to take over the technology possessed by the Germans, because Germany was technically well equipped. Hitler used industry and human resources of almost all of continental Europe. Rebuilt by the Nazis on a war footing, the industry was effective. Sources of equipment, weapons and materials for war was Germany's almost inexhaustible, and the quality is high.
The hunt for research and development, Germany, US intelligence began even before the end of the Second world war. In November 1944, the joint chiefs of staff (Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS) organized the Committee of industrial and technical intelligence to the task "the search in Germany for technologies that are useful for the postwar U.S. economy", only one sub-Committee had 380 professionals, representing the interests of seventeen American companies.
The number of cases of coronavirus infection in Florida exceeded 200 thousand, or more than three thousand higher than the figure of Germany, reported on the website of the Department of state for health.
According to the latest data, the number of cases of infection in Florida is 200 111, died 3731 people. For the last day in the state was recorded in 9999 cases of infection and eight deaths.
A record 8.2 thousand cases of infection COVID-19 revealed a day in the U.S. state of Texas, reported Saturday the state office on health care.
According to the authorities of the state, for the last day in the state was identified 8258 cases of infection with coronavirus. The previous record of 8076 cases were installed in the environment.
Spetsupolnomochenny Bundestag armed forces Eva Hehl said in an interview with the publications of the media group Funke that the return of conscription would help to solve the problem with right-wing extremism in the armed forces.
"I think a huge mistake that conscription was suspended. Next year will mark ten years since. We must be very critical to perform this decision. Even then there were fears that right-wing extremism is serious to appear in a professional army than in the draft... In any case, the Bundeswehr benefit when a large part of society for some time has been serving. It also prevents the spread in the army of right-wing extremism," said Hehl.
Professor, University medical centre Charite in Berlin and Harvard University Tobias Kurt explained the statistics of deaths from the coronavirus in Germany.
Officially, there are 108 deaths from COVID-19 per million population. This is one of the lowest in the world.
The head of the office of the President of Ukraine Andrey Ermak said that last Friday the talks between the advisers of the leaders of "Norman Quartet" at step brought the parties to hold a summit in Berlin.
In the negotiations of advisors, which also took place in Berlin, was attended on the Russian side, Dmitry Kozak, the German - Ian Hecker, from the French - Emmanuel Bon, with Ukrainian Andriy Yermak. According to the Ukrainian side, the meeting lasted 11 hours.
Export flights to Russia from Germany, China, Netherlands, Tajikistan is planned on Saturday, said the Ministry of communications.
Expected flights Frankfurt am main — Moscow, Shanghai — Moscow, Amsterdam — Moscow, Guangzhou — Moscow, Dushanbe — Zhukovsky.
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Germany increased during the day, 422 died and another seven people, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported about 446 new cases and nine deaths.
Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Grushko discussed with the Ambassador of Germany in Russia Gasoi Andreas von Hiram prospects of development of relations of Russia and the EU, said the Russian foreign Ministry following the meeting.
"During the meeting the sides discussed current state and prospects of development of relations between Russia and the European Union in the context of the outbreak of the semi-annual presidency of Germany in EU Council, as well as some issues on the international agenda", - stated in the message.
Unknown shot a boy of ten in the German city of Chemnitz (Saxony), is not excluded xenophobic motive for the crime, said in a statement on the website of the Saxon police.
According to police, the incident occurred last Wednesday, the child was playing near the tent, when the stranger fired. The boy received a wound in the thigh, he was given help. It is noted that he was treated on an outpatient basis.
In the Central office for the investigation of crimes of national socialism in the German Ludwigsburg interact with the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the framework of legal assistance on matters relating to ongoing investigations, said RIA Novosti in the Department.
Earlier, the head of the RF IC Alexander Bastrykin in an interview with RIA Novosti said that the queries for the crimes of Nazism were sent to Germany, Canada and other countries, some of the documents received from them and studied in the investigation of relevant criminal cases. Interaction with foreign colleagues organized in the framework of existing mechanisms of legal aid, said Bastrykin.
The Ukrainian delegation to the meeting of pritsvetnikov "Normandy format" in Berlin have not brought the draft Constitution with amendments by the special status of Donbass, reported RIA Novosti informed Russian source.
In his words, "the requirement of Donbass the special status was recorded not only in the law on the special status, but also in the Constitution of Ukraine". "Donbass need of the constitutional guarantee that the law is not repealed: the constitutional court will take and decide that the law is unconstitutional, so he's off. That is, a separate law is not enough" - said the Agency interlocutor. He also reminded that this same requirement is contained in the Minsk package of measures in 2015.
Activists of the climate movement for Future Fridays held protests across Germany against the Bundestag adopted legislation to stop the use of fossil coal in electricity generation by 2038, said in a press release received by RIA Novosti.
MPs on Friday voted for two bills, one aimed at the structural support of the regions in which coal energy is the main source of energy. The second bill was the main - act on the cessation of the use of fossil coal (Kohleausstieggesetz). By results of voting the bills supported by the majority of deputies. Activists believe that the law should not have been accepted in this form and require a complete shift away from coal by 2030.
The Bundestag plenary session on Friday adopted a law providing for the termination of the use of fossil coal in electricity generation by 2038, according to the results of the vote.
Members voted on two bills, one aimed at the structural support of the regions in which coal energy is the main source of energy. This document provides for financial support of North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony and Brandenburg for the employment of people who will lose their jobs because of the reform. The second bill was the main - act on the cessation of the use of fossil coal (Kohleausstieggesetz).
The Bundestag passed a law requiring secret photos and videos under the skirt (upskirting) will become a criminal offence, informs television channel ARD.
As expected, the new law will take effect in the fall. According to the Minister of justice Christine Lambrecht, these photos not only violate individual rights but also the right to sexual self-determination. "To photograph a woman under her skirt or the neckline is a shameless violation of her intimate sphere", - said the Minister. Previously, such a photography was considered an administrative offense, for which threatened a minor penalty, said the TV channel.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed confidence that the EU will be able to cope with the economic crisis and the challenges of the pandemic and called the decision on the introduction of restrictions to combat the coronavirus, one of the most challenging in his tenure as Chancellor.
"The European economy suffered a serious blow, the basic rules should have been and should be temporarily restricted in unprecedented for our democracies scale. These decisions are among the most challenging in my tenure as Chancellor, and I am sure that you, the heads of the regions in recent months has been through the same thing," she said, speaking in the Bundesrat (Federal Council), where he presented the programme of the German presidency of the EU Council in the next six months.
More than 1.5 thousand people died in Poland from coronavirus infection since the epidemic began, according to the Ministry of health of the Republic on Friday.
According to the health Ministry, over the past day, laboratory tests confirmed the presence of coronavirus 259 people. The total number of positive samples from the beginning of the epidemic is 35 405.
There are two main factors that really lead to the infection of the coronavirus infection COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2, said in an interview with RIA Novosti one of the leading German virologists, Director of the Institute of Virology and HIV research at the medical faculty of the University of Bonn, Professor Hendrik Shtrik (Hendrik Streeck).
"There are two factors which are specific to respiratory viruses, or coronaviruses that contribute to infection. It's proximity and time. If you are near an infected person and spend a lot of time with him, then, most likely, the infection occurs. The risk of infection is further amplified in enclosed spaces, because the lack of wind and sun means that droplets of the virus are better able to remain in the air," - said the expert.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has kept journalists on Monday a promise, and appeared before them in a mask.
Photo of the Chancellor with the mask published in the Twitter account of the Prime Minister of Saxony-Anhalt Rainer Haseloff. The picture was taken in the courtyard of the Bundesrat (Federal Council), where Merkel on Friday made a speech on the occasion of the German presidency of the EU Council.
The number of victims COVID-19 in Germany exceeded 9 thousands per day died nine patients became ill 446 people, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence of coronavirus in the country.
A day earlier it was reported 503 new cases and nine deaths.
The Secretary of defense mark Esper discussed with his German counterpart Annegret Kramp-karrenbauer the output of 9.5 thousand U.S. troops from Germany and she confirmed these plans, said in a statement on the website of the military Department.
They discussed the need to ensure that any plan the United States should give guarantees to European allies, to expand the containment of Russia and strengthen NATO, said in a press release.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine demanded from Germany the official reaction to the trip representative Gunnar Linderman as an observer to Crimea to vote on changes to the Constitution, this was discussed during a meeting between Ukrainian Deputy foreign Minister Emine Caprovoi and the German Ambassador Anki Feldguzen, the press service of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine.
Earlier, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine urged to impose sanctions against the organizers of the vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on the Peninsula, adding that the results "will have no legal effect and will not be acknowledged neither by Ukraine nor the international community."
Local outbreaks COVID-19 concern of the German government, but local authorities have to cope with them, such work should be continued, because the coronavirus has not disappeared and will not disappear until there is a vaccine, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
"We are monitoring the situation every day. For Germany I can say that we have the outbreak, the local situation that bothers us, but manages to suppress them. I am grateful that they are strongly suppressed by the local authorities, land authorities, partly with the help of the Bundeswehr. Must remain so. There are risks involved with vacation travel, so we have to carefully monitor the situation," she said at a press conference in a video conference with European Commission President Ursula von Der Leyen.
Germany for example, the United States should accept Russia as a threat and spend more money on defense, said Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"We regard Russia as a serious threat. The allocation of 1% of GDP on defense, as does Germany says, that they may not perceive it as a serious threat, as do the United States. They need to do," said Pompeo in a TV channel C-SPAN.
Berlin activists from the environmental movement and Extinction of the Rebellion of the youth movement Jugendrat staged on Thursday a protest in the Bundestag, scattering leaflets and reading the slogans a few metres away from Chancellor Angela Merkel, who reacted to the events with a smirk.
The action is timed to the upcoming Friday to vote on the Law on the cessation of the use of fossil coal (Kohleausstieggesetz), which provides for the output of coal-fired generation by 2038. Activists believe this is too recent date, called to close coal-fired plants by 2025, some believe that it should be done by 2030.
The number of identified cases of coronavirus in Poland exceeded 35 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
According to the health Ministry, over the past day, laboratory tests confirmed the presence of coronavirus 371 people. The total number of positive samples from the beginning of the epidemic is 35 146.
The number of recorded cases of coronavirus of a new type in Germany in recent days has increased to 503, another nine people died, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported about 466 new cases and 12 deaths.
Deputy Director of the space research Institute of RAS, Deputy scientific Director of the astrophysical space Observatory "Spektr-RG" Michael pavlinski died in the 61 year of his life, said leading researcher of the Institute Oleksiy Vikhlinin.
"Sad news from Moscow. Mike Pavlinsky died earlier today (July 1 edition)... the Years of overwork and stress led to the loss of... Without Misha "Spektr-RG" wouldn't happen", - he said on his Twitter page.
More than 2.6 thousand people in Berlin took part in the voting on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, according to preliminary data, 32% were in favor, 67% opposed, told reporters at the Russian Embassy.
As reported in Embassy, "according to the latest verified data," in the city voted 2611 people, acceptance of the changes expressed 839 of them, against 1765. Seven spoiled ballots.
Berlin is forced to reorient foreign policy, focusing on Russia, after the emergence of a number of contradictions with the U.S., said senior researcher of the Center for European studies, IMEMO RAS Vladimir olenchenko in an interview with RT.
Earlier, the Ambassador of Germany in Moscow géza Andreas von Geir announced that Berlin during the German presidency in the Council of the European Union will seek closer cooperation with Russia.
Almost 4 thousand Russians took part in the voting on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation in Germany, told the Russian Ambassador in this country, Sergei Nechayev.
"The voting process goes smoothly, orderly... For now, at 13.00 in Berlin (14.00 GMT), we have 3 thousand voted - quite a big place... there are still a lot of people (those wishing to vote)," said Nechayev during communications with the CEC.
The Minister of defence of Germany Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer officially announced the dissolution of the second company of special forces (KSK) of the Bundeswehr due to the frequent cases of right-wing extremist attitudes among employees of the division, called to consider this not as a punishment, but as a second chance to rectify the situation.
"The vast majority of you (servants and employees of the Bundeswehr - ed.) adhered to the conviction of the values of our Basic law and protect it. In spite of this in the KSK of the Bundeswehr have increased from April 2017 of a suspected right-wing extremist sentiments and lack of allegiance to the Constitution. Special forces is especially important to have a firm confidence not only of the political and military leadership, but also of the Parliament, as his employer, and society as a whole. This fundamental trust is consistently threatened by suspected right-wing extremism in KSK", - said the Minister at a press conference on Wednesday.
About 4 thousand people voted for amendments to the Constitution of Russia to 14.00 local time (15.00 GMT) in Germany, the vote in the six polling stations in Berlin, Bonn, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich and Frankfurt am main, has informed RIA of news in Embassy of the Russian Federation.
"To 15.00 Moscow time have voted 3650 people," - said the Deputy Chairman of the PEC No. 8315 at the Russian Embassy in the German capital Konstantin Nefedov. Earlier he said that during the same period at a polling station in Berlin voted 1106 of Russian citizens.
The head of the Department for external economic relations of the Union of German industrial-Commerce chambers (DIHK) Volker Treier encouraged to use "comfortable for the WTO" tools of trade protection in relation to the "Nord stream 2" in the case against him will be involved in extraterritorial sanctions.
He stressed that "the concern of the German economy increases" in connection with the sanctions of an extraterritorial nature that was employed by Washington in recent years in a number of countries, particularly Iran, Cuba and other countries in Latin America. However, the business would not recommend "to join in a sanctions spiral", the EU has a "fierce tools" that can be "proven" in terms of possible tightening of sanctions, said Treier.
U.S. sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2" undermine the transnational partnership, it is necessary to use a parliamentary debate to pull out a "particularly poisonous teeth" of a new sanctions bill, said the ex-Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder.
According to him, these sanctions are affecting the transatlantic partnership, and thus Washington should be pointed out that "to go so Europe is not in the interests of security" for the United States.
The number of identified cases of coronavirus in Poland increased by 382, 775 to 34, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
According to the health Ministry, during the same period from the coronavirus died 14 people. The total number of deaths amounted to 1 477.
The success of the outbreak of the German presidency of the EU Council will be the preservation of the EU as an economic block, every effort will be left to struggle with the economic consequences of a pandemic coronavirus, the other issues will recede into the background, says German political analyst Alexander Rahr.
Germany Wednesday begins the semi-annual presidency in the EU Council. The mechanism of the presidency allows a country-member of EU for six months to take on the role of leader of the Union in addressing the pressing issues on the agenda. The program of the German presidency focused on the fight against the pandemic coronavirus and its implications, with a focus on what the EU's response, especially in the field of economic recovery needs to be strategic and oriented to the future, in particular, to understand the objectives of climate protection and adaptation of the economy under the green technology and the further digitalization of the economy with an eye on the "digital sovereignty".
The main topics for discussion in the UN security Council in July will become a problem of pandemic coronavirus, peacekeeping, climate change and security and human rights, in addition, from Wednesday the Chairman of the security Council becomes Germany.
As reported by RIA Novosti at the permanent representation of Germany to the UN, among the priorities of the agenda of the security Council are ongoing conflicts and crises, including Syria, Libya, Iran, the middle East.
The number of recorded cases of coronavirus of a new type in Germany for the last day increased by 466, another 12 people died, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported 498 new cases and 12 deaths.
During Germany's presidency of the Council of the European Union will seek closer cooperation with Russia, said the Ambassador of Germany in Moscow géza Andreas von Geir.
The presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July goes to Germany.
Germany Wednesday begins the semi-annual presidency in the Council of the European Union. By chance, during an ongoing pandemic coronavirus and severe economic crisis in EU history to the first position opens Europe's largest economy.
Germany is considered the "engine" of integration and economic development of the European Union. The country's share in GDP of the Union is almost a quarter, the economic problems of the EU, as shown by the global financial and subsequent Eurozone debt crisis, can only be solved taking into account the views of Berlin. In the current crisis, Germany has already demonstrated its leadership in the Union, effectively coped with the first wave of the pandemic, taking a massive package of economic aid to businesses and households, and together with Paris initiated a debate on the economic recovery program of the European Union, which is closely intertwined with the priorities of the chairmanship in the Union.
. The former Chancellor of Germany, Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Rosneft" and the head of Committee of shareholders of Nord Stream AG Gerhard Schroeder will take part in the open hearings of the Committee on economy and energy of the Bundestag, dedicated to the "Nord stream 2" and the energy sovereignty of Europe and Germany.
The announcement of the event released by the press service of the Bundestag. The theme of the hearings is declared as "the sovereignty of the German and European decisions in the energy policy (and the thread 2)". The meeting will be devoted to discussion of the upcoming U.S. new sanctions against the pipeline - this is dedicated to the reports of experts who will speak at the hearings.
The withdrawal of some American troops from Germany will not be quick, this process will be related not only to the redeployment of the military, but also moves their families, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at a video conference of the German Institute for GIGA.
"No decisions had yet been taken on how to implement the intention of the withdrawal of some troops. And I, as the Secretary General of NATO, can't speculate the information regarding the date. I can say that, of course, many in the military in Germany were constantly. We are talking about families on permanent housing. It's not just a military redeployment that is quick is a resident power, whose movement will take more time," said the Secretary General.
The majority of German companies operating in Russia in favor of lifting the economic sanctions of the EU, showed a survey on the business climate of the Russian-German chamber of Commerce (AHK) in the first half of 2020.
For the immediate lifting of sanctions by 41.5% of respondents and 53.4% and believe that they need to be lifted gradually.
Coronavirus was found to have 44 employees Bavarian catering company, which among other things serves hospitals in the region, the TV channel n-tv, citing local authorities.
In particular, the caterers from the town of Starnberg has served the University clinic of Munich Grosshadern where treated about 2 thousand patients. According to the district administration, among the infected there are ten asylum-seekers who worked in the company and lived in a hostel.
The number of cases infected with coronavirus new type in Germany for the past day has increased by 498, 12 people died, according to the Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of health of Germany and maintains statistics on the incidence COVID-19 in the country.
A day earlier it was reported 262 new cases and four deaths.
The President of the United States Donald trump during secret telephone conversations called German Chancellor Angela Merkel "stupid" and accused her that she is under the influence of Russia, and former Prime Minister of great Britain Teresa may was called "stupid", criticising its spinelessness against Brexit, reports CNN, citing informed sources.
According to the TV channel, in conversations with Merkel and Mei American President humiliated them, making a "brutal attack." According to one source channel, the diatribe of the leader of the United States was "almost sadistic".
The Berlin police have arrested a woman suspected of arson the wooden panel that covered the window on the Reichstag building, the seat of the Bundestag.
"The fire service received a call last night due to a fire in the area of road works on the square of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. The police of the German Bundestag (member of the management of the Affairs of the Bundestag - ed.) found ignition of about 0.25 (1.25 MSK). A wooden panel that protects a window on the facade of the German Parliament, was set on fire using a flammable liquid," reported the press service of the police of Berlin on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called unprecedented economic challenges facing the EU for the pandemic coronavirus, she also noted the need for the EU to become more "sovereign" in the field of digital technologies.
According to her, Germany and France hope "in the coming weeks to play such a role, which will emphasize that Europe is our future". Merkel added that the countries will work to ensure that "Europe is well and in good health through the crisis, which will continue to adversely affect us."
The President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that the fight against the pandemic "gave good arguments to campaign for democracy" and the authoritarian "lost charm".
"Pandemic coronavirus has tested around the world both democracy and authoritarian regimes. Today we want to talk about how our democracy at the moment in the struggle to cope with the virus, how she coped with the limitation of rights and freedoms and in front of what challenges she now faces," said President of the forum "Future of democracy" at his residence Bellevue.
Investigators in the German state of North Rhine - Westphalia, investigating the case of pedophilia in Bergisch Gladbach, identified more than 30 thousand alleged offenders antipedofilskogo legislation in social networks, according to the publication Bild, citing justice Minister Peter Biesenbach.
It is about how the distribution and possession of child pornography, and on the "serious cases of ill-treatment of children". Not all alleged offenders live in Germany - crime network is international with a focus on "German-speaking" region. The participants in group chats and messengers discussed pedophilia, share advice, including about the "soothing" for sexual abuse of children.
The number of identified cases of coronavirus in Poland exceeded 34 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
According to Ministry of health, for the last days laboratory studies have confirmed coronavirus 247 people. The total number of positive samples from the beginning of the epidemic, is 34 154.
Employees of the Corporation Amazon in the night on Monday went on strike at six sites in Germany, told the magazine Spiegel, citing Ver.di.
Strikes are held at facilities in Leipzig, bad Hersfeld, Rheinberg, Werne and Koblenz. On Sunday, the Union called for Amazon employees to strike Monday and Tuesday in the campaign for the conclusion of the tariff agreement, "Good and healthy work", which should guarantee the safety and protection of health of employees against the background of the pandemic.
Icelandic statesman Gudny Johannesson (Gudni Jóhannesson) was born 26 Jun 1968 in Reykjavik. His father was a sports coach, the mother was engaged in teaching and journalism.
In 1987 he graduated from high school in Reykjavik.