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Scientists found out how it really looked like the artist Raphael

Scientists from the University of Rome La Sapienza in collaboration with professors from other schools of Italy have created three-dimensional model of the face of the artist of Renaissance of Raphael Santi and printed it on a 3D printer to see how it looked actually, reports the Daily Mail.

For this purpose, the experts used a plaster cast of the skull of an Italian painter, which was made during the exhumation of his body in 1833, the year, and a special computer program.

The Ambassador of Ethiopia commented on the situation around the Renaissance dam

Military conflict Ethiopia with Egypt because of the differences in construction on the Blue Nile dam "Revival" (Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam - GERD) is unreal, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, Ambassador of Ethiopia to Russia, to Alemayehu Tegegn of Aargau.

"No. My answer is no," replied of Aargau, on the question whether the real military conflict in the region because of the tension in the negotiations on the GERD.

The hotel and educational center will open on the island in September

Updated the "Winter hotel" and the religious education center will open on the island in September, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Abbot of the Valaam Spaso-Preobrazhensky Stavropegial monastery Bishop Trinity Pankraty.

Thursday at the monastery for pilgrims has opened a Central manor house and main temple of the monastery – Holy Transfiguration Cathedral.

Valaam monastery wants to put the trout and the honey in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Valaam monastery will be engaged in processing and supply a private trout in Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as plans to organize the sale of their honey at farms in both capitals, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Abbot of the Valaam Spaso-Preobrazhensky Stavropegial monastery Bishop Trinity Pankraty.

"Recently, thanks to the help of benefactors, we have restored a trout farm. Before the fish was on the table of the brethren or sold on the island. The next stage – refining. We want to put smoked and salted trout (packaged in compliance with sanitary norms) in Petersburg or Moscow," - said the Bishop Pankraty.

Bishop: the pilgrims won't be able to attend the services on the Valaam

Pilgrims can come to Valaam organized tour groups without overnight stay, they will not be able to attend the services, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Abbot of the Valaam Spaso-Preobrazhensky Stavropegial monastery Bishop Trinity Pankraty.

Thursday at the monastery for pilgrims has opened a Central manor house and main temple of the monastery – Holy Transfiguration Cathedral.

The Abbot in Valaam monastery, there were no cases of infection COVID-19

On the island, revealed no cases of coronavirus, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Abbot of the Valaam Spaso-Preobrazhensky Stavropegial monastery Bishop Trinity Pankraty.

"During the epidemic on the island had no cases of infection with coronavirus," said the Bishop Pankraty.

Ethiopia will not start to fill in the"Rebirth" to reach an agreement

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed during the negotiations on the establishment of the technical Committee for the elaboration of the final document on the Ethiopian dam "Revival", Addis Ababa pledged not to begin the filling of the dam without such a document, said press Secretary of the President of Egypt Bassam Happy.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday took part in the summit dedicated to the subject of the Renaissance dam and held in a videoconference mode. In the negotiations of the Sudan was presented by Prime Minister Abdullah Hamuka, Ethiopia Prime Minister Abay Ahmad.

Banks noted a sharp increase in the demand of citizens for investment coins

The demand for the Russian investment coins on the background of the coronavirus and increased volatility in global financial markets rebounded significantly, RIA Novosti was told in the country's largest banks.

Such coins can be very interesting asset, especially for the novice investor: investments do not require special knowledge, and the value follows the quotations of the metal from which they are made.

Russian banks began to lower mortgage rates

Russian banks on the background of the easing of the restrictive measures imposed because of the pandemic coronavirus, have begun to reduce rates on mortgages, the survey of credit institutions RIA Novosti.

Alfa-Bank decreased by 0.4 percentage points rate for a mortgage loan to buy housing on the secondary market and for mortgage refinancing. "The easing of quarantine measures has led many Russians to think about how to properly manage your expenses. Mortgage refinancing will help to save on monthly payments: reduce the amount of the overpayment or to reduce the term of the loan," - said the head of mortgage crediting Department of the Bank Artem Ivanov.