Scientist song Guo Zheng was detained in the US on charges of working for the PRC, announced Thursday in a press release from the U.S. Department of justice.
A scientist who worked at the Ohio state University, is also accused of perjury.
The President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday began a multi-day trip to Europe, the result of which will be the first in 2018, a meeting with the Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo Abdulahim Hoti.
The purpose of his visit, Vucic called the fight for the interests of Serbia on the Kosovo issue. In France July 9, a meeting was held of the Serbian leader with the President of France Emanuele a Macron. Next day online summit of the EU leadership, Germany, France, Serbia and the breakaway Republic. Initiated by the leaders of France and Germany.
The US President Donald trump called the decision of the Supreme court in its financial documents, "witch hunt".
The Supreme court issued on Thursday two solutions for Finance trump. In one of them the court rejected the congressional committees that requested financial information trump and his family. However, in another decision, the court ruled that prosecutors in new York may be required to submit tax documents to the President. However, these documents are unlikely to be published before the presidential election.
The US President Donald trump called the closure of schools due to coronavirus "political absurd".
"We have to open schools, stop this political nonsense!" said trump, speaking at the White house.
In front of the Trump Tower skyscraper on the roadway of Fifth Avenue caused big yellow inscription Black lives matter ("black Lives matter"), the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
On this stretch of Fifth Avenue is closed for car traffic. Wanting to fit in and be photographed on the background of the label.
The judge in the case of former adviser to Donald trump, Michael Flynn asks appeals court to reconsider the decision to close the case, according to court documents.
Earlier, the court of appeal by a majority of two votes against one ordered the judge to dismiss the case, citing the relevant decision of the Ministry of justice. However, judge Emmet Sullivan, who has in the past threatened Flynn with jail, asked an expanded panel of the court of appeal to reconsider this decision.
The United States welcomes the requirement of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) to Syria to report on perhaps the country toxic substances, said in a written statement of the state Department.
"Today's decision clearly States the measures to be taken by the government of Syria, including: report on the facilities which were developed, stored and from where they supplied the chemical weapons used in al-Latamne (in March 2017)
The President of the United States Donald trump to make public their tax returns, will be completed when they audit, said on Thursday to journalists the press Secretary of the White house Keighley Makineni.
"The President repeated it four years: his tax returns are audited. When the audit is finished, he will publish", she said.
The coronavirus was diagnosed in the journalist who visited the White house, said Thursday the White house correspondents ' Association.
According to her statement, the journalist, whose name was not released, attended briefings by the press Secretary Kaylee Makineni 6 and 8 July, more than anywhere else in the White house in recent times he was not.
The Secretary of defense mark Esper stated that he had not received reports about the "reward", which was allegedly paid Russia the Afghan Taliban for attacks on American soldiers.
"As I recall, I have not received reports that included the word "remuneration," said Esper at hearings in Committee on armed forces U.S. house of representatives.
Apple users should have the ability to download and install apps from alternative stores and not just through the official AppStore, said the founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov.
"Russian anti-monopoly service yet shows interest in Apple in the context of PE of Russian apps on its smartphones. This lack of action: if we talk about the preset instead of national States, I would have tried to oblige Apple at least preinstall private — alternative — app store that would allow local developers don't have to send 30% of its turnover in California. It would be a more effective measure to support the local IT than discussed in some of the EU digital tax. Before trying to impose 3% digital Corporation tax, States it is the very first stop paying 30 percent "digital tax" to the budget of Apple and Google," wrote Durov in his telegram channel.
Deaths from the coronavirus in a million people in India one of the lowest in the world, said the representative of the Ministry of health of the country Rajesh Bhushan.
"We are the second largest population in the world. Whenever we talk about the number of active cases total number of cases and number of deaths, we must keep in mind the size of the population. If you look at cases per million people, it still remains one of the lowest in the world", - told reporters the official for special assignments of the Ministry of health of India Rajesh Bhushan.
The US President Donald trump has promised to continue to fight for the integrity of its financial documents, said the Supreme court decision of the country's political and unfair to him and his administration.
On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme court recognized the constitutional request of the court of Manhattan, requires access to financial documents of the President of the United States in the case of payments to two women in silence about their relationships with him. In this case, the Supreme court refused to consider the request of the Democrats of Congress on access to financial documents of the President, with orders to return the case for further consideration in the lower court.
Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Ilya Timokhov said that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia has prepared the material with the position of the Ministry regarding the actions of the embassies of the US and Britain hung out the flag of the LGBT community at their embassies in Moscow, as well as the measures taken, including in the legal plane.
Earlier it was reported that the state Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference of foreign States in the internal Affairs of Russia will direct appeal to the foreign Ministry about the emergence of LGBT flags on buildings of the embassies of the United States and Britain in Moscow, said the head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev. Earlier, Deputy speaker of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Pyotr Tolstoy asked the head of the Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference in the Affairs of the Russian Federation Vasily Piskareva to assess the actions of the American and British diplomatic missions, hung out the flag of the LGBT community in their embassies in Moscow and also appreciate the words of the Ambassador of Canada in Russia about the dangers of the amendments to the Constitution, which can be regarded as attempt of pressure upon free will of the citizens.
The office of foreign assets control, the United States imposed sanctions against the public security Department of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region (XUAR) of China for violation of human rights, reported on the Agency's website.
According to the report, sanctions imposed under the law of the United States "Global Magnitsky", which involves the introduction of such restrictions in connection with the violation of human rights.
Purpose of the recent exercises of the Chinese Navy in the South China sea is increasing the defense capability of the Chinese armed forces, they are not directed against any particular country, reads the statement of the Ministry of defense of the PRC.
Previously, China has announced plans to hold military exercises in the Paracel Islands in the South China sea from 1 to 5 July. Islands under the control of Beijing, are disputed territory between China, Taiwan and Vietnam. The Pentagon expressed concern about the teachings of China. According to authorities, the holding of military exercises in the disputed area of the South China sea "is counterproductive towards efforts to reduce tensions and maintain stability" in the region.
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.
Chief expert of the working group on the fight against coronavirus in the United States Anthony Fauci in an interview with the Italian Corriere Della Sera said that the world is in the early stages of a pandemic COVID-19.
"We see major outbreaks in Brazil, South Africa and now in Asia, so we are still at the beginning of a global pandemic, which is very likely to intensify before weakening," said infectious disease.
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.
The U.S. Supreme court has not supported the transfer of the tax declarations of the President of the United States Donald trump Democrats in Congress and returned the case to the lower courts, it follows from the court documents.
Previously, lower courts have decided that financial institutions must provide the authorities of new York information on the financial operations of trump, including taxes they had paid. Banks and firms, which demanded the documents, agreed to provide them, but court decisions have consistently challenged the White house.
The prospects for the adoption of the resolution on the extension of the arms embargo against Iran "sad", they simply do not exist, said the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia.
"This resolution is a very sad perspective, that is, they simply do not exist," - said Nebenzia in an open online interview.
The U.S. Supreme court upheld the decision on transfer tax returns and other financial documents of the President of the United States Donald trump, the new York court, follows from the court documents.
For this decision voted seven judges against two.
U.S. welcomes China willingness to negotiate on arms control and invited the Chinese delegation to the talks with Russia in Vienna on this issue, according to the state Department.
Earlier, the Director of the Department of arms control of Chinese foreign Ministry Fu Cong said that China is ready to join trilateral talks on disarmament with the United States and Russia if the US agrees to reduce its nuclear Arsenal to China's level.
Published conversation allegedly former Vice President of the USA Joe Biden and ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko about sabotage in the Crimea confirms that terrorism has become part of the public policy of Kyiv regardless of who is in power, said the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov.
Ukrainian edition Страна.UA published a transcript of the alleged conversation between Biden and Poroshenko in 2016 sabotage in the Crimea. The record presented to the people's Deputy of Ukraine Andriy Derkach. The man with the voice like Biden, expressed concern about the alleged subversive operation of Ukrainian special services in the Crimea and allegedly asked Poroshenko to take measures that it does not recur. In turn, the man with the voice like the voice Poroshenko said that Kiev has taken important steps to "is not repeated in the future."
Moscow and Washington do not negotiate on the exchange of convicted espionage American Paul Whelan for the citizens of Russia contained in the U.S. prisons, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
The Moscow city court on 15 June sentenced former us marine's Whelan to 16 years in prison for espionage, the defense has said it will appeal. A consequence of the plot of the case is not officially open: from the press release, the FSB followed that Whelan was detained in Moscow in late 2018 during spy promotions. The accused the last word said that espionage was not involved. The defense claims that American became a victim of provocation: he gave the flash drive that he had expected to see a photo of a tourist trip to Sergiev Posad.
The US special envoy on North Korea, assistant Secretary of state Stephen began arrived on Thursday in Tokyo after a trip to Seoul, where he discussed the issues related to the situation around the DPRK, said the Agency Kyodo.
According to him, began already met over dinner with Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan by Takeo Akiba, do, presumably, discussed the situation in connection with the adoption in China of a law on national security of Hong Kong. Japan acceded to the concerns of Western countries regarding human rights in the former British colony.
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in the United States over the past day has increased by 58.6 thousand, still more than 800 people with COVID-19 has died, according to the Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes the data of the Federal and local authorities, as well as media and other open sources.
According to the University, in the last 24 hours in the country recorded 58 601 case of infection, 820 patients with confirmed coronavirus infection has died.
The image of Jesus Christ contrary to the black canons of the Church, because he was not an African American, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti the head of the expert Council of the Russian Orthodox Church on Church art, architecture and restoration Archpriest Leonid Kalinin.
Earlier picture of black Jesus Christ, a variation on the theme of the famous frescoes Leonardo da Vinci's last supper, received the same name, appeared on the altar of Saint Albany Cathedral in England as a sign of solidarity with the movement Black Lives Matter. Before that, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged the Church of England to revise the image of Christ as the white man. According to the Daily Mail, the Abbot of Saint Albany Cathedral less than a week after the call Welby has agreed to place on the altar picture, which in 2009 wrote the artist Lorna may Wadsworth. Of Christ she wrote with a dark-skinned Jamaican.
State Duma Deputy from the Communist party, Michael Shchapov asked the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to appeal to the US authorities for clarification of the situation with the monument to the first Russian Governor of Alaska, Alexander Baranov and, if necessary, to prevent its demolition, a copy of the appropriate treatment is available to RIA Novosti.
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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin could not deal with the investigation, which is conducted against individual citizens, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, speaking about the case of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov.
On Tuesday, the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6 on charges of treason. According to the FSB, the adviser to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO. Protection Safronov said that investigators suspect him of working for the Czech intelligence services since 2012. The case concerns the transfer of military-technical information on the supply of arms to Africa, the ultimate recipients of classified information was the United States. According to the defense, Safronov believes that the case involves one of his articles in the newspaper "Kommersant". The guilt he does not recognize.
The extra fractional Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Derkach released an audio recording of a telephone conversation which he claims took place on 30 April 2015, between the then President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
On the recording the man with the voice like the voice of Poroshenko invites the interlocutor, whose voice is like the voice of Putin, a more constructive approach to the preparation of the meetings of the contact group on the Donbas in Minsk.
His unfounded claims about the detention of the ship with Iranian weapons to the Huthis are trying to justify the extension of the arms embargo, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo reported the interception at the end of June next cargo of Iranian weapons destined for Yemeni rebels-Houthis. According to him, the consignment consisted of 200 rocket-propelled grenades, more than 1,700 of Kalashnikovs and rockets and other weapons.
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.
In the last 24 hours has registered 6509 cases COVID-19, died of 176 people, was discharged 8805, reported in the operational headquarters.
The gain is kept at 0.9 percent, from 27.3% in patients with no symptoms.
The Afghan government has agreed to release nearly 600 Taliban after reviewing the list with the names of prisoners, the release of which requires a radical grouping "the Taliban" for negotiations, according to TV channel Tolo News, citing a source.
Previously the TV station 1TV News reported that Afghan authorities said the refusal to let go of 597 prisoners, the release of which requires a "Taliban". The Department of prisons indicated that most of those prisoners convicted of criminal offenses, murder.
Official visit of the President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the United States seeks to strengthen his shaky political position, told RIA Novosti expert of the Mexican Council on foreign relations, doctor of international relations Adolfo Laborde.
The formal reason for the visit, which took place on Wednesday, was the entry into force of the new Treaty on free trade between Mexico, Canada and the United States, but canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau abstained from participation in the Protocol of the tripartite activities.
The condition of the States acceding to the start-3 in other countries makes the extension of the agreement almost non-viable, said Deputy head of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.
The United States insists on bringing China to the Russian-American talks on strategic renewal of the contract start-3, China says it is not interested in that.
If the United States will increase its nuclear capabilities, Russia will have to take the symmetric or asymmetric solutions to neutralize them, said Deputy head of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.
The United States insists on bringing China to the Russian-American talks on strategic renewal of the contract start-3, China says it is not interested in that.
The Deputy head of the Russian security Council, Dmitry Medvedev said that he was "extremely skeptical" evaluates the possibility of prolongation of the start-3 Treaty or conclude a new contract because of the position of the United States.
Medvedev noted that this applies to the start-3 Treaty, which he signed in 2010, and a number of other treaties. "The Treaty on intermediate-range and shorter-range discontinued. The Treaty on open skies our American colleagues essentially collapsed. They got out, slammed the door and want everything remained as it was. That is, other NATO member States in the Treaty will contain all information on open skies to give the Americans, even if Russia keeps its part and the US is not involved?", he said.
The United States is not able to control the development of coronavirus infection, it makes the overall situation on the planet is much less predictable, said Deputy head of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.
"While the Americans can not control the development of coronavirus infection, the number of cases is increasing. And that's too bad, because ultimately it is the overall situation on the planet making it much less predictable," he said in an interview with the publishing house "Komsomolskaya Pravda".
Scientists of the South Ural state University (SUSU) in Chelyabinsk has identified effective drugs against coronavirus, according to the University.
Under the guidance of head of laboratory, candidate of chemical Sciences Vladimir Potemkin, the researchers reportedly analyzed the famous drugs that can fight the new type of coronavirus. The team decided to focus on the drugs listed in DrugBank database. Their more than eight thousand, and each is widely known in the world and approved by, for example, the Federal medical-biological Agency of Russia, Rospotrebnadzor, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States.
Oil prices Thursday morning showed multidirectional dynamics on the background of signs of recovery in U.S. demand, while being under the pressure of fears of the resumption of quarantine measures, according to the auction.
As at 7.43 MSK price of the September futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent have grown on 0,05% - to 43.31 USD per barrel. August futures for WTI crude oil became cheaper by 0.1% to 40.86 USD per barrel.
China's policy toward U.S. have not changed, Beijing still wants to develop Sino-us relations, said Thursday foreign Minister Wang Yi at the forum of analytical centers of China and the United States.
The text of the speech published on the website of the Chinese foreign Ministry.
. The world health organization has sounded the alarm. After the weakening of quarantine in America, Europe and the middle East, the incidence of coronavirus has increased dramatically. The total number of infected people in the world closer to 12 million, but epidemiologists believe: this is not the limit. Doctors are encouraged to return the limit, otherwise avoid the second wave. Where once again impose a curfew and how it responds to a population, understood to RIA Novosti.
"The virus is fanaticism. It is not intimidating totalitarian methods. He's smarter and will kill the national economy. But as a man I will deal with infection," he promised Air Bolsonaro at a rally of the opponents of quarantine. After an emotional speech, the President of Brazil shook hands with the audience, some hugged and patted on the shoulder.
Sino-us relations are facing the most serious challenges since the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries, said Thursday foreign Minister Wang Yi at the forum of analytical centers of China and the United States.
The text of the speech published on the website of the Chinese foreign Ministry.
Protective masks in modern society acquired additional meanings and causes of failure from wearing them, despite the threat of infection by the coronavirus, can be very different, said RIA Novosti evolutionary psychologist Nigel Barber.
Recent UK and US studies show that men are much less wear masks than women, because I believe that masks hurt their image, undermine masculinity. According to these studies, these men see the masks a kind of "condom face". The unpopularity of masks among certain layers of society contributes to not wearing the masks officials that they are sympathetic. For example, the President of the United States Donald trump masks fundamentally refuses, and this behavior is replicated in many of his supporters.
Students involved in the WHC, negociada and a disgrace to our universities, said the singer Yuri Loza in an interview with "Evening Moscow".
"Legitimized at the highest level KVN kicked out of our economy thousands of students. This undereducated engineers, and God knows who else half-taught, and these people could build bridges and to do other useful things, are they? The crowd go from channel to channel, somehow joking and doing complete nonsense", — said the artist.
On 9 July 2010 at Vienna airport (Austria) was exchanged four Russian citizens, three of whom were convicted of espionage, the ten detainees in the United States on charges of illegal activities in favor of Russia.
Two weeks before this, on 27 June 2010, the US police have detained ten people – Anna Chapman, Richard and Cynthia Murphy, Juan Lazaro and Vicky Pelaez, Michael Zotolli, Patricia mills, Michael Semenko, Donald Howard Heathfield and Tracey Lee Ann Foley.
The possible annexation by Israel of Palestinian territories on the West Bank of the Jordan river will negatively affect its relations with the European Union, warned EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell.
"As a person, personally associated with the region, I have emphasized in private conversations with Israeli leaders and publicly that the annexation will jeopardize the good cooperation with Israel. We exactly do not want," wrote Borrell in his blog on the page of the foreign service of the EU. According to him, now on the contrary there is a possibility for closer cooperation between the EU and Israel in the interests of achieving stability in the middle East. "But we cannot and will not accept changes to the borders that existed before 1967, unless it is agreed by both parties to the conflict," said Borrell.
The Prosecutor General's office of Mexico announced the arrest of Florida's former Governor of the border state of Chihuahua Cesar Duarte, who is accused of major embezzlement.
"In Miami, FL, was detained Cesar "D" extradition," - said the Agency on Twitter.
Unknown persons set fire to a wooden statue of the wife of the President of the United States Donald trump's Melanie in the Slovenian town of Sevnica, Reuters reported, citing a statement by brad Downey — the artist who developed the concept of the statue.
In January it was reported about the arson of the wooden statues of Donald trump in Slovenia.
The American company Gilead Sciences has announced the beginning of tests, during which antiviral drug "Ramdevpir" — on a stake in the fight against COVID-19 — will be administered with the use of inhalation.
Earlier, the world health organization called "Ramdevpir" while only promising antiviral drugs against coronaviruses of the new type.
The headquarters of the UN plans on 20 July to move to the first phase of opening in light of the improving situation with coronavirus in new York – the building can be up to 400 people, said in a letter to Secretary-General antónio Guterres employees.
According to him, before to announce the first phase, in the premises of the headquarters will carry out a thorough cleaning.
The President of the United States Donald trump at the meeting with the President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said about the excellent relations between the two countries.
"Working shoulder to shoulder with President Lopez Obrador, we raise our relationship to new heights and build a strong economic cooperation and cooperation in the field of security. Together we have solved many of the hardest cases faced by our two countries," said trump to reporters at the signing ceremony of the joint statement with the President of Mexico.
The strategic command of the armed forces of Venezuela (CEOFANB) reported to "neutralize" the plane with tail number USA, which violated the country's airspace.
"CEOFANB reports that the United Command of the aerospace defense discovered in the night of July 8 into the air space of the country the aircraft tail number USA and neutralized him, according to the law, planes of our military aviation", - stated in the message command in the microblog in Twitter.
Amazon agreed to pay 134,5 thousand dollar fine for selling products to residents of Syria, Iran and Crimea, said the Ministry of Finance of the USA on Wednesday.
As reported by the Ministry of Finance, the company "agreed to pay 134,523 thousand dollars to compensate for their possible civil liability for the violations of numerous sanctions."
USA in the near future will take significant new action against China's Hong Kong, as based on the fact that China has "annexed" Hong Kong, said the Advisor to the President for national security Robert O'brien.
"In the coming days and weeks you will see a significant series of measures against China," said O'brien, the journalists of the presidential pool.
The white house hopes that Russia and China will not block the UN Security Council the extension of the arms embargo on Iran, said the Advisor to the President for national security Robert O'brien.
Journalists presidential pool asked O'brien what he would do administration in that case, if Russia or China will block the extension of the embargo in the UN security Council.
The Russian Union of journalists sent a request to FSB about is journalism detention suspected of treason ex-journalist, adviser to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov, said in a statement on the website of cjr.
"Cjr also sent a request to the Director of FSB of Russia A.V. Bortnikov with a request to provide information related to whether the arrest and the criminal case against Ivan Safronov with his journalistic activities," the statement noted.
The U.S. hopes that the technical discussions on strategic stability with Russia will be held in the next few weeks, said the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.
"I hope that the next level of discussions with Russia on the level of technical experts will be held in a few weeks," said Billingsley, speaking at the event of the Institute name of the Brookings institution.
Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas said that the violators of the arms embargo against Libya are threatening targeted sanctions.
"While the whole world closed its borders and was placed in isolation, ships, planes and trucks loaded with weapons and mercenaries have continued to arrive in the Libyan city. Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to stop this cynical nonsense," said Maas at a meeting of the UN security Council.
A witness in the case concerning the impeachment of the President of the United States Donald Trump Colonel Alexander Vindman retiring from the army after 21 years of service, as it believes that his future in the army "will always be limited" political retribution from trump and his allies, reports CNN TV channel with reference to the lawyer David Pressman.
In February, the White house dismissed the expert on Ukraine Alexander Vindman of the national security Council after he during the impeachment has testified against Donald trump.
US sees positive shifts in the position of China on strategic stability, said the special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.
"We see positive signs of evolution in China's position. We are ready to meet with China on a bilateral basis, and also to prepare the ground for holding at the time of the tripartite talks (with Russia)," said Billingsley, speaking at the event of the Institute name of the Brookings institution.
The United States believes that China is committed to nuclear parity with Russia and the United States, said the special envoy of the us President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.
"China is no longer committed to a limited deterrence... China is conducting a dangerous and destabilizing development of nuclear forces, which aims to ultimately achieve nuclear parity — quantitative or qualitative - with the United States and Russia," said Billingsley, speaking at the event of the Institute name of the Brookings institution.
The US and the EU have made progress in discussing the resumption of travels of citizens between the countries, suspended since March because of the coronavirus, said the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"We have made progress, technological progress. We need to complete (negotiations). The system will be monitoring measures to ensure the correct time (open borders)," said Pompeo.
The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the United States exceeded 3 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes the data of the Federal and local authorities, as well as media and other open sources.
According to him, the number of cases COVID-19 in the United States is 3 009 611, recovered 936 476 people died 131 594.
Israel can take practical steps for the annexation of the Palestinian territories in the framework of the so-called deal of the century on July 26, said Wednesday a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine liberation Organization, Secretary-General of the Palestinian popular struggle front Ahmed al-Majdalani.
"According to the latest information, practical steps for the annexation of the Palestinian territories (by Israel) can begin approximately in the period from 26 to 30 July. We, of course, as the state of Palestine, will oppose," said al - Majdalani during the online meeting "Palestine: what's next?" organized with the support of the Institute of Oriental studies.
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.
The USA is the world leader in the fight against the pandemic of coronavirus, said the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"Of course, the United States remains a leader in the (anti -) global pandemic... there is No doubt that the United States has been and will remain a world leader when it comes to not just a global pandemic, and global infrastructure and institutes of health," said U.S. Secretary of state at a briefing on Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo urged countries to punish Russia and China for veto in the UN security Council on the humanitarian impact in Syria.
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.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo asked Iraq to punish the perpetrators of the murder of a security expert Hisham al-Hashimi, who was killed in Baghdad on Monday.
"In the days before his death, he was constantly threatened by Iranian-backed groups. USA subscribe to the partner countries, strongly condemning the murder and demanding the government of Iraq to punish the guilty," said Pompeo at the briefing.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has accused China of aggression in connection with the incident on the border of India, urged the world to join efforts to "significant" response to Beijing's policy.
"The Chinese have taken incredibly aggressive steps, and the Indians did everything they could to answer it," Pompeo said at a press conference on Wednesday.
The United States seized another shipment of Iranian weapons destined for Yemeni rebels, the Houthis, said the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"We prevented another shipment of arms bound to Houthis: June 28, U.S. and partner forces detained near the coast of Yemen the ship with cargo, including 200 rocket-propelled grenades, more than 1,700 Kalashnikovs, 21 missiles surface-to-air, several anti-tank missiles and other advanced weapons and missiles," said Pompeo at a press conference.
The level of foreign intervention in the conflict in Libya has reached an unprecedented level, he said at a meeting of the UN security Council, NATO Secretary-General antónio Guterres.
"The conflict has entered a new phase of foreign intervention is reaching unprecedented levels, including the delivery of high-tech equipment and the number of mercenaries involved in the fighting," said Guterres.
The President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro infected with coronavirus, said that he feels good by taking anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine.
"Those who oppose the hydroxychloroquine, but has no alternatives, I regret to inform you that I feel very well taking it and, with God's help, to live long enough," wrote the President on Twitter.
American musician Kanye West said that he had been exposed to coronavirus.
In an interview with Forbes magazine he said that was sick COVID-19 in February.
The defence appealed the detention of the suspect in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, his lawyer Evgeny Smirnov.
Safronov concluded in jail for at least two months.
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.
Any Church participation in the movement Black Lives Matter would be politicized, forced Christians by the activists of this movement to commit any action also is absolutely unacceptable, said RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate on relations of the Church with society and the media Vakhtang Kipshidze.
"We believe that no matter what was the cause of the beginning of this movement, at the moment it has acquired a very definite and undeniable political overtones. Therefore, we believe that any Church participating in this movement would be too politicized," said Kipshidze.
A record 60 thousand cases of infection COVID-19 per day identified in the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes the data of the Federal and local authorities, as well as media and other open sources.
According to the University, in the last 24 hours in the country has recorded 60 021 case of infection, 1195 patients with confirmed coronavirus infection COVID-19 died.
If the Pentagon believes its primary task of deterrence of Russia and China, so, this kind of philosophy professed by the current administration of the United States, she was overwhelmed with the desire to keep everyone but themselves, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
Pentagon chief mark Esper in the first year at the post said the successful "containment" of Russia and China.
USA should not prevent the UN Secretariat in the appointment of the special envoy for Libya, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
As the Minister said, after the resignation of UN special envoy for Libya Hassan Salaam to find a replacement fails for six months. Was offered several candidates for this post, but for some reason none of them was adopted, Lavrov said.
Russia expects the UN to be more active within Libyan settlement, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"With regard to the role of the UN and the need for its revitalization, Yes, we want the UN's role was more active. Unfortunately, I think soon it will be six months as special representative of the Secretary-General Ghassan salamé, shortly after the Berlin conference, resigned, and still the UN Secretary-General Mr. (Antonio) Guterres cannot appoint a replacement to Mr Salaam," said Lavrov after talks with foreign Ministers of the Troika of the African Union (DRC, Egypt, South Africa) format video.
Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the adviser to the General Director of "Rosatom" Ivan Safronov is a professional journalist, but the essence of the presented charges is unknown, and only the court with all the evidence, can review the case.
Peskov said that the President has the opportunity to request additional information about the case Safronov, but it is not a topic for the President.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, speaking about the case of Ivan Safronov, said that he was not entitled to discuss what checks are made when recruiting in "Roskosmos" and what positions there involve access to state secrets.
He said that there are positions that involve access to state secrets, and there are positions which do not imply such. "As in many departments. It is a common practice," - said Peskov.
Media materials in support of the suspect in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov based on emotions, it is necessary to leave the matter to the discretion of the court, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"We read many of the materials that have been published on this subject. But these journalistic materials, mainly based on emotions. Of course, they do not have and cannot have under itself any real information about the results of the work of counterintelligence", - said Peskov on a question of journalists, as evidenced by the Kremlin's mistrust of a number of media to information about Safronov cooperation with foreign intelligence.
Opinions of journalists about the case of the adviser of the General Director of Roskosmos and former employee of "Kommersant" and "Vedomosti" of Ivan Safronov are not a public response, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, noting that journalists pay great attention.
Responding to a question about how to know whether the President of the situation and public outcry in connection with the case Safronova, Peskov said that one should not confuse public resonance with resonance media.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov ruled out the possibility of imposing Kremlin misleading in the case of the adviser of the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov and stated that the Kremlin believes that the charges are not linked to his journalistic work.
Earlier, Peskov told reporters that the detention Safronova, who is suspected of treason, it's not, to the knowledge of the Kremlin, with his journalistic activities.
Contacts with the Czech Republic at high or higher levels in the near future is not planned, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
"While any contacts in the high or highest level in bilateral terms is not planned",- he told reporters.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov did not rule out that the journalists of the Kremlin pool can transmit sensitive information to the intelligence services of NATO, if they had previously recruited.
Peskov asked on what grounds the President appreciates the work of the FSB, in particular, the work on pre-emption or permission service for a long period of time to monitor the potential spy to transfer information.
China urges US to discard prejudices and stop using the state machinery to exert pressure on Chinese companies, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.
Previously, the Agency Bloomberg reported that the President of the United States Donald trump has confirmed that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok.
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.
Russia's relations with the Czech Republic is overshadowed by the well-known events, it can have a detrimental effect, but the Russian Federation is in favour of good relations with all countries, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.
"Relations with the Czech Republic in recent years it has been overshadowed by certain events with certain unfriendly steps taken at the level of municipal authorities and Central authorities. Of course, this impacted negatively on the General background of our bilateral relations", - said Peskov told reporters.
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.
China believes that the US decision to withdraw from who undermines efforts to combat the epidemic of the coronavirus, Beijing called on the international community to strengthen support for the world organization, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.
On Tuesday, the US notified the UN Secretary-General on withdrawal from the who, the decision will come into force on 6 July 2021.
Partners of the Russian Federation are aware of the negative consequences of the US withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies, but not ready to take responsibility for the fate of the Treaty itself, the report said the Russian foreign Ministry.
The sixth of July in the video took place the conference of the States parties to the Treaty on open skies (DON) to study the impact of the US withdrawal from the Treaty. The Russian interagency delegation was led by Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Arrested the adviser of the General Director of "Rosatom" Ivan Safronov remains an employee of the Corporation, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday the head a press-services of Roskosmos Vladimir Ustimenko.
According to the FSB, Safonov is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO. Protection notes that Safronov is charged with working for the Czech secret service, which eventually passed information to the United States. The detainee pleaded not guilty.
The President of the United States Donald trump confirmed the words of Secretary Mike Pompeo that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok, reports Bloomberg.
The White house said that a ban TikTok in the country – "one of many" options, which he sees as the answer to the situation with coronavirus.
Russian Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov had a telephone conversation with a member of the Central Committee of Fatah, Azzam Ahmed, the prospects for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement and coordinated efforts to restore Palestinian national unity, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
As reported in the foreign Ministry, the telephone conversation took place on 7 July at the initiative of the Palestinian side.
China has decided to impose visa restrictions on U.S. citizens in response to similar actions of Washington against the officials of China because of the situation in Tibet, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.
Earlier, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. imposed visa restrictions against the officials of China who are involved in the restriction of entry of foreigners to the Tibetan Autonomous region of China. According to him, Beijing continues to "systematically impede travel in the Tibetan Autonomous region and other Tibetan areas of American diplomats and other officials, journalists and tourists, while PRC officials and other citizens have much greater access to the United States."