Italian police have published details of a hostage taking in the Milan Cathedral and the operation to arrest the attacker.
On Wednesday, an unknown young man broke through the control at the entrance to the Duomo and, threatening with a knife, took hostage one of the guards of the main attractions of the city. In the media the offender was described originally from North Africa.
The second edition of international fashion show Global Digital Talents will be held from 4 to 6 September in an online format. This time the fashion event will focus on sustainable development, told RIA Novosti in the press service.
Now the organizers opened the reception of applications for participation (it will last until 9 August). Showcase your collection will be Moscow designers and brands of clothes, shoes and accessories that operate no more than five years and have worked at least one of the following areas: upcycling (re-using already finished products)
The Italian authorities take further measures to curb the spread of coronavirus infection, in particular, are preparing a rapid tests to identify infected persons at airports and toughen penalties for non-use of medical masks in enclosed public spaces and in the open air, when there is no opportunity to observe social distance.
The Ministry of health of Italy believes that the currently epidemiological situation in the country is under control, but it urges citizens to be as careful as possible at least until the appearance in the sale of the vaccine COVID-19, which is expected in early 2021. Before mass vaccination of the Italians asked to be responsible and prudent, because the virus still poses a great threat.
The water level in the rivers Lambro and Seize flowing through the territory of Milan, on Friday in heavy rainstorms in 20 minutes has risen by almost three meters, reported in Facebook the assessor on transport "Northern capital" of Italy Marco Granelli.
"In Milan fell to 70 millimeters of rain per hour - in a normal month. Level Cevese in the Niguarda area rose from 40 centimeters to 3.1 meters, that is 2.7 meters in 20 minutes, 13.5 centimeters per minute. The consequences of climate change", - wrote the representative of the city administration.
Italian police due to the action movie "John Wick" seized shipment of drugs, consisting of 500 dummy coffee bean, filled with cocaine, weighing 150 grams, according to TMZ.
According to the publication, a prohibited substance is transported from Colombia. In the Milan airport, the officers noticed a strange package with coffee, which was carrying a single passenger. The package was written the name of the customer "Santino D'antonio" ("Santino D'antonio").
The representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović in an interview with RIA Novosti said that does not exclude the version about the existence COVID-19 dormant long before the pandemic, noting that now scientists are exploring the origins of the virus
Previously senior research fellow at the Oxford Centre of evidence-based medicine Tom Jefferson expressed the opinion that the new type of coronavirus originated not in China and not in Wuhan laboratory, and was in the world long before the pandemic in the sleeping state. According to him, traces of virus were found in sewage Barcelona in March 2019 and also in the sewage of Milan and Turin.
Milan carabinieri arrested a convert to Islam and Italians on charges of religious propaganda for criminal purposes.
Anti-terrorist investigators of the office of the carabinieri thought 38-year-old man presenting a danger, because his circle of friends "at both the national and international levels consisted of a network of people engaged in a systematic propaganda in favor of "Islamic state"* through posts and comments in social networks".
Russian woman arrested in Turin, Italy for the stabbing bar owner allegedly made her obscene allusions in exchange for employment, charged with attempted murder, told reporters at the Russian Embassy in Italy.
On Thursday, the representative of Consulate General of Russia in Milan in conversation with RIA Novosti confirmed that Russian citizenship was arrested.
Coronavirus was present in the wastewater of Milan and Turin in December last year — to such conclusion experts from the Italian Higher Institute of health.
The researchers examined 40 samples of sewage collected from October 2019 to February 2020.
Unknown on Saturday desecrated the statue of the famous Italian journalist Indro Montanelli in Milan, dousing her in red paint and leaving a label of "rapist" and "racist", writes the Milanese newspaper Corriere della Sera.
Montanelli (1909-2001) was a prominent journalist, writer and historian. Most of his career he devoted work in the Corriere. In his youth he took part in the Italo-Ethiopian war, during which, according to his confession, according to local customs I bought a 12 year old girl and married her. After the war Montanelli said that he felt for her physical hostility and came into contact with her, according to the well known among his colleagues traditions that didn't stop criticism in its address. The experience of the war in Abyssinia finally changed his attitude toward the Mussolini regime, and after the Second world Montanelli made a name for himself in journalism, speaking with anti-Communist positions.
Representatives of Prosecutor's office of Bergamo, about three hours talking with the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, who as a witness involved in the investigation around the actions of the authorities and a missed decision on the organization of the "red" quarantine zones in two towns in Lombardy in the beginning of the spread of coronavirus.
According to Italian media, a group of investigators arrived at the government Palace Chigi in Rome at half past nine in the morning. Subsequently to the residence of the Council of Ministers of Italy arrived the head of Ministry of internal Affairs and Ministry of health and Lamorgese Luciana and Roberto Speranza, which should also be available for investigators, as persons informed of the process adopted in the beginning of March decisions.
Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 just spreads faster in the regions with dry and cool climate. This is stated in the study, an international group of scientists published in the journal of the American medical Association JAMA Network Open.
In the study, researchers estimated how the virus has spread to 50 cities around the world. Among them, they identified eight cities where the infection is passed from person to person "significant pace" is Wuhan, Tokyo, Daegu, godfather, Milan, Paris, Seattle and Madrid. The data were taken as of tenth day of March.
Italian prosecutors in Bergamo will hear the Prime Minister of the country, Giuseppe Conte in connection with the investigation around not taken by the authorities decision to organize the "red" quarantine zones in two towns in Lombardy in the beginning of the spread of coronavirus.
According to the newspaper Corriere della Sera, prosecutors should interrogate the Comte as a witness.. with him to communicate with investigators "as informed about the facts of the person" will be attracted by the interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese and Minister of health Roberto Speranza. In addition, prosecutors "want to hear the version of" two eminent experts in the field of the fight against the epidemic of coronavirus - President of the Higher Institute of health (ISS) Silvio Brusaferro and Walter Riccardi, adviser to the Minister of health.
International educational campaign "Pushkin dictation" for the sixth time to host the birthday of the poet on June 6, but for the first time online, according to the organizers.
International Russian language day is celebrated on 6 June, the birthday of the poet Alexander Pushkin. Russian language is one of the official languages of the UN, therefore, sounds in the course of events in the organization on a par with English, Chinese, French, Arabic and Spanish.
The Ambassador of Russia in Austria Dmitry lubinsky expressed the hope that in July - early August, you can count on the resumption of flights between Russia and Austria.
Austria since March 17, has suspended flights to Russia because of the situation with coronavirus.
The head physician of the hospital of San Raffaella in Milan Alberto Zangrillo said to reduce the activity of the coronavirus.
According to him, recently in the analysis of cases COVID-19 has a reduced number of copies of the virus, indicating a decrease in viral load.
A hotel company Austria on Friday, 29 may, will be able to resume work after a temporary closure due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Austria from April 14, beginning to ease the restrictive measures because of coronavirus in increments of two weeks. The next stage - may 29, when the hotels are allowed to open fitness centres and other sports clubs, as well as host events with up to 100 people.