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In Mexico closed to tourists the cave where lived the ancient inhabitants of America

The Mexican government has forbidden tourists to visit the cave of Chiquita, which found traces of habitation of ancient people living in North America, according to the national Institute of anthropology and history (INAH).

A week ago in Nature magazine there was a study reporting a large number of stone tools found in this place. According to scientists, the countless people can live 30 thousand years ago, that extends the previously anticipated date of settlement of North America by at least 15 thousand years.

The Pentagon called the new Russian submarine "a serious problem"

New Russian submarines and cruise missiles pose a "serious problem" for the United States, said Lieutenant General U.S. air force Glen van Herc.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on the armed forces, discusses the candidacy of van Herc for the position of commander of the Northern command of the United States (NORTHCOM), in whose sphere of responsibility includes the territory of the country in North America.

In the world have identified more than 200 thousand new cases of coronavirus

The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the past day has increased by more than 200 thousand died, more than 4.8 thousand people, according to the world health organization (who).

In the last 24 hours in the world recorded 200 625 new cases of infection with coronavirus and 4823 death.

In the United States has removed on video as the bear broke down the door of the house

In Ohio the grizzly bear broke down the front door of the house for a few days the video with the break-scored four million views, reports the Daily Mail.

Surveillance cameras recorded the moment. Fortunately, during the invasion, no one was home. In social networks the video became viral, gathering millions of views and thousands of comments. Someone has said, as a bear holds the door after it broke down. Then quietly comes into the living room and looks around.

Group-IB have uncovered a new scheme of cyber attacks on banks and companies

Internet attackers have found a new method of attacks on banks and companies - distributed for a long time attack to conduct sabotage or espionage, said in an interview with RIA Novosti CEO and founder of the international company Group-IB, specializing in the prevention of cyber-attacks, Ilya Sachkov.

The attack can be distributed for a long time, even for several years: in 2017, made the first action, in 2018 - the second in 2019 - the third, in 2020 the fourth, therefore, to link these actions to a serial chain is very difficult, explained nets.

Experts explained calls for the demolition of the monument to Baranov in Alaska

Advocating for the demolition of the monument to Alexander Baranov in the American city of Sitka (Alaska) are not able to fully understand the diversity of aspects of the history of Russian settlements in North America, told RIA Novosti the representatives of three non-governmental organizations.

Earlier, a group of residents of Sitka has proposed to remove from the centre of the monument the Governor of Russian settlements in North America in the late XVIII - early XIX centuries, Alexander Baranov. Most speakers for the demolition of the statue belongs to the indigenous people of trincity. The coordination Council of Russian compatriots of the USA (CARS) made an online petition against plans to demolish the monument. Mayor Gary Paxton told RIA Novosti that local authorities will consider the fate of the monument in July or August.

Alaska will consider the question of the monument Baranov in July-August

The authorities of the American city of Sitka, Alaska, in July or August will consider the fate of the monument to Alexander Baranov, Governor of Russian settlements in North America, told RIA Novosti the mayor of Gary Paxton.

Sitka city Manager John Leach, in turn, told RIA Novosti that any dates for certain actions there.

Peskov commented on the demolition of monuments in the United States

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the proposal to demolish the monument to the Governor of Russian settlements in North America, Alexander Baranov, said that in Russia, too, was a period of demolition of monuments and it was not the most brilliant in the history of the country.

The coordination Council of Russian compatriots of the USA (XORS) had previously made an online petition against plans to demolish the monument to ruler of the Russian settlements in North America in the late XVIII - early XIX centuries, Alexander Baranov. According to the petition posted on the website XORS, a group of residents of the city of Sitka (Alaska) has proposed to remove from the center of the city the statue of Alexander Baranov (1747-1819).

Compatriots urged to keep a monument to the Russian ruler of Alaska

The coordination Council of Russian compatriots of the USA (CARS) made an online petition against plans to demolish the monument to ruler of the Russian settlements in North America in the late XVIII - early XIX centuries, Alexander Baranov.

As noted in the petition, posted on the website XORS, a group of residents of the city of Sitka (Alaska) has proposed to remove from the center of the city the statue of Alexander Baranov (1747-1819).

In the world the number of cases of coronavirus, has exceeded 6.6 million

The number of cases COVID-19 in the world for a day has increased by almost 128 thousand and exceeded 6.6 million, died more than 392 thousand people, reported the world health organization (who).

According to the organization, for the day was 127 950 cases of infection with novel coronavirus infection, died on 5 647 patients with COVID-19. Thus, the total number of reported cases COVID-19 in the world is 6 663 304, the number of deaths – 392 802.