The work of the polling station at the election of the President of Belarus in the country's Embassy in Washington it was decided to extend after the official closing at 20.00 local time (03.00 GMT), so that everyone could have time to vote, said one of the independent observers, working on the site.
"The Chairman of the Commission decided to extend the work phase until the vote of all who remain at the Embassy. Please note that vote will give those who are already standing and waiting for their turn at the Embassy," said an observer of the audience.
TV presenter and journalist Vladimir Solovyov in an interview with the portal "Ura.ru" said charges in the crash of Tu-154 of Polish President Lech kaczyński, said that Russia has nothing to do with this tragic issue.
As earlier it became known, the Polish Commission for re-investigation of the crash claims that a TNT explosion which was allegedly the cause of the crash, laid on a plane during repairs in Russia.
Us sanctions against Iran are a crime aimed at the collapse of the economy, said Iran's Supreme leader Ali Khamenei.
"Of course, the US sanctions is a crime, a great crime against the nation," said Khamenei, whose speech was shown in Iranian TV.
Moscow is open to continue dialogue with Washington on strategic issues, considers it highly important and intends to continue to build relations with the United States in the field of arms control, said at the briefing, Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexei Zaitsev.
"Russia is open to continued dialogue with Washington on various aspects of strategic perspective, we believe it is important, in particular, in order to try to prevent further destruction of the international agreements in force in this area," he said.
Washington, helping the Kosovars to create their own army, grossly violates resolution 1244 of the UN Security Council, which allows only the presence on the territory of Kosovo peacekeeping forces, said Thursday the Deputy official representative of the MFA of Russia Alexei Zaitsev.
"The intent of Washington is to help the Kosovars to create their own army, however, thus grossly violated the provisions of the resolution of the UN Security Council 1244, which foresees the dismantling of all Kosovo-Albanian paramilitaries, allowing the presence in the region exclusively to the international peacekeeping contingent", - he told at a briefing.
In Florida, launched a carrier rocket Atlas V with a research Rover Perseverance, which is to look for traces of life on Mars, live broadcast of the launch leads NASA.
The carrier rocket was launched at 07:50 am East coast time USA (14:50 GMT). Arrival research Rover into orbit is scheduled for February 18, 2021.
Moscow is closely following the character and thrust of the statements by the United States on Arctic topics, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador at large of the MFA of Russia Nikolay Korchunov.
"We carefully monitor the nature and direction of the official statements of Washington for the Arctic theme. In General, the administration of Donald trump continues to emphasize the special role of the US in Northern Affairs, imposing their own approaches. It seeks to prevent the growing influence in the region "opponents" and counts with the support of allies to strengthen its position in the issue of development of Northern resources," said Korchunov.
The unfinished area of the "Nord stream-2" is not subject to seasonal restrictions of construction of the spawning cod, told RIA Novosti press-service of the operator of project Nord Stream AG 2.
Restrictions on work in the area of cod spawning overlap from July to August. They apply to construction in the Bornholm basin in the southwestern part of the Baltic sea.
The U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu is officially closed in accordance with the request of the Chinese side to 10.00, said in a statement the Chinese foreign Ministry.
It is reported that after this, the representatives of the competent authorities of China entered the territory of the institution through the main gate and took him in his charge.
Several people were seen near the Chinese Consulate in Houston while trying to break down the back door of the building, Reuters reported.
According to the Agency, a group of people trying to force open the door, I noticed almost immediately after 16.00 local time (00.00 GMT) entered into force on the disposal of States to close its Chinese offices. It is reported that earlier, the same group of people who, according to the Agency, could be us officials, locked the door on the other side of the building. The Agency reports that to be presented to journalists, they refused.
The confrontation between the US and China, initiated by Washington on spurious and politically motivated reasons, creates additional threats to peace and security, told RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo suggested to create an Alliance against China.
Requirements of the PRC on the closure of the US Consulate General in Chengdu are legitimate and necessary response to, the responsibility for the situation lies entirely on Washington, said in a statement on the website of the Chinese foreign Ministry.
Earlier, the US demanded that China close its Consulate General in Houston. The Chinese foreign Ministry called the decision a political provocation and said that it would take retaliatory action. The official U.S. state Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus said that Washington ordered to close the Consulate General of China in Houston, in order to ensure protection of intellectual property and personal information of Americans.
The President of the United States Donald trump admitted that a trade deal with China, which was concluded only the first three parts, now has lost its value.
"Speaking of China, trade deal means less to me now than it was before I signed," - he said to journalists on Friday.
The office of inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of justice launched an investigation of actions of staff of the Ministry during the suppression of the riots in Washington and Portland (Oregon), according to OIG.
"In response to the queries of Congress, the complaints received by OIG, and an indication of the US attorney in the Oregon office of inspector General of the Ministry of justice (OIG) began investigating allegations of the use of force involving law enforcement officers of the Ministry of justice in Portland, Oregon, in July 2020. The Ministry of justice will coordinate our investigation with the Ministry of internal security", - stated in the message Department.
The US should provide evidence of "violations" from the Embassy of China in Houston, said the Consul General of the PRC in this town Cai Wei.
On the eve of the state Department has closed the diplomatic missions "to ensure the protection of intellectual property and personal information of Americans." According to media reports, on Tuesday evening there burned documents, other details were not disclosed. Beijing urged Washington to immediately reverse this decision, otherwise it will follow "a decisive response".
Moscow considers Washington's desire to buy the Russian s-400 Ankara as another manifestation of the US to achieve their goals through pressure, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Fourth European Department of the MFA of Russia Yuri Philipson.
Republican Senator John Thune had earlier proposed to resolve the contradictions between the USA and Turkey according to the Russian s-400 by purchasing these complexes in Ankara, according to the text of the proposed amendment to the defense budget of the United States. In order to purchase named assurances to Turkey that she will not buy the proceeds other military equipment, is incompatible with the requirement of NATO.
The wearing of masks in the U.S. capital Washington will be mandatory, according to the Washington Post, citing the upcoming order of mayor Muriel Bowser.
According to the newspaper, in accordance with the decree, all state residents will have to wear masks when leaving the house. An exception will be made only for children under three years, as well as for people performing intense sports exercise and when eating.
The US decision to close the Consulate General of China in Houston is part of an offensive against China to create a legal reserve in the future, while Beijing is unlikely will respond harshly to actions of the American side, reading associate Professor of international security faculty of world politics of Moscow state University Alexei Fenenko.
Previously the chief editor of Global Times said in his Twitter that the us government demanded that China in the last three days to close the diplomatic mission in Houston. Later, the Chinese foreign Ministry confirmed this information. The Chinese foreign Ministry added that China urges U.S. to immediately cancel this "wrong decision", describing the steps of the Washington political provocation.
The US demanded that China in the last three days to close the Consulate General in Houston, Texas, said the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Wang Wenbin.
Earlier this was written by the editor-in-chief of the Chinese Global Times, describing the situation as "insane step."
The Minister of national defence of Greece Nikolaos Panayotopoulos informed the Secretary of defense Mark Esper about the military activity of Turkey in the area of the island of kastellorizo and Greece's determination to protect its sovereign rights, said the Greek defense Ministry.
The hydrographic service of Antalya on Tuesday released the international Navtex warning about the seismic research to the South and East of the island of kastellorizo from 21 July to 2 August. In Ankara it was announced that a research ship Oruc Reis will be in the area. There was also a 15 Turkish military vehicles. For this reason the Hellenic armed forces have been alerted across the country.
In Portland, the movement for the demolition of monuments "racists" got to the founding fathers. The statue of the third U.S. President, author of Declaration of independence Thomas Jefferson piled on the pedestal, the protesters wrote "slave owner". What a legendary fighter for freedom now so hated in America, understood to RIA Novosti.
"Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, who's next: Washington, Jefferson? Tomfoolery!" — written by Donald trump on Twitter in 2017. Then the country once again escalated the issue of racism and the heritage of the Confederate in Charlottesville intensified the ku Klux Klan.
The Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah had surgery, it was successful, according to the Kuwaiti news Agency KUNA, citing a statement by the Minister of the office of the Emir Ali Jarrah al-Sabah.
Earlier on Saturday, the office of the Emir of Kuwait said that the President was admitted to hospital for medical examinations. It was reported that his younger brother and crown Prince Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah will temporarily perform "certain duties" of the Emir of the state.
Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton jointly introduced American audiences likely explanation for the possible defeat of the Democratic candidate in the upcoming US presidential election. Probably, in case of victory of Donald trump in the elections it will be used as a pretext or for impeachment, or (more likely) for refusal of the recognition of the election results and the organization to seize power by force. Joe Biden, citing data from us intelligence — said that "the Russians try to delegitimize our electoral process."
However, as the defendants in the crimes allegedly committed against the will of American democracy, are not only we. Joe Biden, again with reference to information of the American intelligence services that it receives, said that "China and others are also involved in the action that we have lost confidence in the results (of the elections. — Approx. ed.)".
The us Congress proposed to impose sanctions against Turkey due to the purchase of the Russian s-400.
The relevant bill was introduced Abigail Spanberger, Michael McCall and Adam Kinzinger, on the website which reported on this initiative.
Elements the reviving germs of interaction between Russia and the USA on the background of the pandemic, but in specific cases this does not happen, we can not relax, said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.
"Many can occur is the expectation that global crises such as a pandemic, can become the soil in which it can receive the germs of true cooperation, mutual assistance, mutual aid. And elements that we see is the exchange of assistance during a pandemic: Chinese - us, we - the Chinese, we - the Italians, the Italians, too, we Americans too deliver us, we Americans. And seemingly these germs we see and like in specific cases, we need to move to another more favorable mode of interaction, but it is not, this is not happening," said Sands in an interview to Avtoradio, which is published on the website.
The complete withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan allows you to put an end to years of bloody war in the country, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
According to Zakharova, the Russian foreign Ministry drew attention to the statement of the representative of the Ministry of defense to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan to the level stipulated by the agreement on peace between Washington and the radical movement "Taliban", as well as five bases to the Afghan national security forces.
USA neglect law and the sovereignty of Europe, threatening sanctions against the project "Nord stream 2", Germany considers it necessary to develop a common approach to sanctions policy against Russia, Washington's actions is complicated, said the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that the state Department published recommendations in the framework of the law on counteraction to Russia through sanctions, including the document "Nord stream 2" and second thread "Turkish stream." These actions put at risk the us sanctions on investments and other actions associated with the Russian export gas pipelines.
U.S. counting on China's implementation of the obligations under the first phase of the trade agreement, said on Wednesday the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"We want to see honest and two-way response... We hope that China will fulfill the requirements of the first phase of trade agreements and hope to see a change in behavior across a spectrum of issues," said U.S. Secretary of state. He refused to clearly answer the reporter's question about whether he considers China's "regime of evil", by analogy with Iran, but said that "China's unfair attitude towards America too long."
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the words of US President Donald trump that the European Union was designed to benefit from Washington.
The US President Donald trump said earlier that the United States is in a huge economic race with other countries, including Europe, which never, according to him, Washington is not well treated. As said by the American leader, the European Union was created to benefit from the United States. While trump has not provided specific examples to prove his position.
The signing by US President Donald trump law on bringing China to account for its actions in respect of Hong Kong will not affect Beijing's policy, China will go to the end in defending their national interests, the head of the Expert Council of the Russian-Chinese Committee of friendship, peace and development, Yuri Tavrovsky.
Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump said that he had signed the law and the presidential decree on bringing China to account for its actions in respect of Hong Kong. The law "About the autonomy of Hong Kong" was adopted first by the house of representatives, and in early July by the U.S. Senate and sent to the President for signature. The document envisages the introduction of sanctions against foreign individuals and companies implicated in violation of the British-Chinese Declaration of 1984 and the basic law of the PRC, which determines the position of Hong Kong as a special administrative region of China. Trump also signed a decree abolishing economic preferences for Hong Kong.
The German foreign Ministry took note of the decision of the American side that the German students who in the fall will be transferred to remote training at universities of the USA should be expelled from the country, Berlin intends to discuss the issue with Washington.
Earlier, the German students in the United States sent a letter to the German foreign Ministry. According to the Cabinet of Germany, currently in USA study of more than 9 thousand German students.
Relations between Russia and the United States are still almost at the bottom, their condition badly, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"Our relations are still almost at the bottom point, as badly at the bilateral level and in terms, perhaps, of the responsibility of our two countries for multilateral Affairs, primarily on the subject of arms control and stretchability", - said Peskov on air of TV channel "Russia 1".
Senior Sergeant special forces airborne Andrew Christian Marchesano nicknamed Captain America killed himself in front of the couple, reports FoxNews.
A man was six times in Afghanistan and many other hot spots. He recently moved to Washington to begin work at the Pentagon. Friends with whom he served, compared Marchesano superhero comic book Captain America. According to them, the man was never able to recover after tours in Afghanistan.
One of the largest U.S. banks Wells Fargo demanded that several employees remove Chinese app TikTok with corporate phones, according to the Agency Bloomberg with reference to the official representative of the Bank.
"We identified a small number of Wells Fargo employees with corporate devices, which were installed TikTok," - said the Agency representative of the Bank. According to him "in response to concern about the protection of personal information and control and security measures TikTok and because the corporate device should be used only for work, we have instructed these officers to remove the app from devices."
USA announced the introduction of a 25 percent duty on goods from France with a volume of $ 1.3 billion over a digital tax, reports AFP.
As reported by the United States trade representative, digital tax is unfair to American companies that engage with digital technologies. However, the US tariff will not take effect until January 6, 2021, as the negotiations continue.
The US withdrawal from the who are counterproductive, reflects the neglect of Washington to the priorities of other members of the international community, said on Friday Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
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 US President Donald trump said that not even thinking about the second phase of the trade deal with China.
"I still do not think. Relations with China were seriously damaged. They could stop the infection, but did not stop... to be honest, I have many other things in the head" - he said to journalists on Friday.
Visit of the Minister of national defense of Greece Nikolaos of Panayotopoulos in the United States pending, said the Greek defense Ministry.
After an exchange of views with the Ministry of defense it was decided to postpone the visit of Panayotopoulos in the United States, the report said.
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had not read the book itself, the former national security Advisor of US President John Bolton, but only a description of the individual plots, but noted that some things in it embellished.
"I don't read the memoirs of John Bolton, but read, of course, the description of individual scenes that went into this book. Well, it is clear that Bolton has its own view on Russian-American relations and the American mission in the world, on how America should treat the world order and how this order has to be," Lavrov said during an online session, "Primako readings."
Russia does not see any benefit from a trade war, the United States and China, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"I don't see any benefit at all for Russia from a trade war between Washington and Beijing. We here benefit will not have any relations with the EU or in relations with India," the Minister said during the online session of the international forum "Primakov reading-2020".
The fate of the Treaty on the reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3) is a foregone conclusion, the United States has decided not to extend it, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
"Apparently, the decision not to renew the Treaty (start-3) in the USA has already been taken. The insistence with which emphasizes the lack of alternatives to translate the whole conversation in the triangular plane, it says that it's a foregone conclusion," said Lavrov during an online session, "Primako readings."
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called impolite ways in which the US is trying to involve China in negotiations on strategic stability.
Earlier, the state Department announced that the 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. It was noted that the States also recommend China as soon as possible to meet with Russia to consider further steps for tripartite talks on arms control. In turn, earlier this week, 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, but only if the US agrees to reduce its nuclear Arsenal to China's level.
China opposes trilateral talks on arms control, the US knows it, said at a briefing the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.
Earlier, the state Department announced that the 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. He noted that the United States also recommend China as soon as possible to meet with Russia to consider further steps for tripartite talks on arms control.
China urges U.S. to respond to the proposals of the Russian Federation on extension of the Treaty on the reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3), said at a briefing on Friday, foreign Ministry spokesman of China, Zhao Lijiang.
"We urge the U.S. to respond to Russia's call for the extension of the start-3 Treaty and further reduce their considerable nuclear Arsenal to create the conditions for the participation of other nuclear-weapon States in negotiations on nuclear disarmament", - said the diplomat.
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.
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.
Moscow is interested in the development of a normal dialogue with all countries, including Washington, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
The Secretary of defense mark Esper in the first year at the post said the successful "containment" of Russia and China.
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 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.
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."
The United States from September 2019 to March 2020, has reduced the number of deployed strategic carriers of nuclear weapons in 10 sea missiles and three bombers, follows from the data of the us state Department.
According to information published yesterday on the website of the state Department, on March 1, 2020, the US had deployed 398 Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman-3, 210 sea-launched ballistic missiles Trident-2 and 47 heavy bombers B-2A and B-52H.
Many participating States of the conference on the Treaty on open skies, has expressed a desire to resume flights as soon as they removed the relevant quarantine restrictions introduced in connection with the spread of the coronavirus, said Tuesday the head of the Department for conventional arms control of the Department of non-proliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Oleg Bushuev.
The conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty on open skies took place on July 6, it was convened in connection with the withdrawal from the agreement of Washington, the President of the United States Donald trump announced in may. In the event, which was held by video conference, was attended by the representatives of 34 countries.
The introduction of peacekeepers, the OSCE in the Donbass in line with Minsk agreements and can be used as a military solution for the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine, told RIA Novosti member of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs Sergei Zheleznyak.
Kyiv is considering the possibility of introduction of peacekeepers, the OSCE in the Donbass, said Monday the Deputy Prime Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov.
The U.S. Supreme court rejected the request of the US administration and the project developer TC Energy with a request to cancel a lower court decision blocking construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, should be published in the court documents.
In April the district court of Montana blocked previously issued by the engineering corps of the American army permit new pipelines cross bodies of water. It was a new blow to the project of the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which supports the administration of President Donald trump.
Washington should compensate Iran for the damage caused by sanctions, whoever becomes the next President of the United States, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif.
"In 2021 (the year) in the White house will sit, the President (Donald) trump or any other President, whoever sat, he from the previous government will take over the responsibility, including for damages caused to the Iranian people and economy. They (the us authorities – ed.) will need to compensate for the damage return to international agreements, no matter who won the White house," the Minister said during a virtual discussion in the framework of the "Mediterranean dialogue".
Moscow sees no reason to trust the hypothetical arguments in Washington that the United States can reconsider its decision on withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies, if Russia will fulfill the requirements of the United States, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Monday held an online conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty, which was convened after the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Treaty.
A number of countries tried at the conference for the open skies Treaty impose on Russia responsible for the US withdrawal from the Treaty, defeating the dialogue on the Treaty can only be equitable and mutually respectful, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Monday in an online format was a conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty on open skies, which was convened after the decision of the USA to leave the contract.
Russia calls on participating countries to the Treaty on open skies to look for ways of settlement of counter-claims, while in Moscow, I doubt that even in this case, the United States will reconsider its decision to withdraw from the contract, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
"We invite all to feel the responsibility for the situation and try to find the solution. It can be a batch, because different kinds of claims - the-counter. But we can't negotiate against its own interests, the more claim to our address on the American side, are groundless. We talked about this many times," - said Ryabkov.
Washington has failed to stop the export of Iranian oil, despite the desire to bring it to zero, said Sunday, the first Vice President of Iran eshaq Jahangiri.
"Oil, being the main source of income of Iran was under heavy sanctions. Under previous sanctions, the ceiling of the sales to Iran were identified in one million barrels of oil, then we sell up to 900 thousand barrels of oil. Now they (the Americans – ed.) said that the sale of Iran's oil should be zero, which, fortunately, they failed to do," said Jahangiri, whose words are included in the release on its website.
In the office of the President of Ukraine is preparing a law criminalizing the publication of closed-door talks officials. Recently, Kyiv has once again appeared in the scandal center from-for published interviews the former head of state Petro Poroshenko and Joe Biden. Will the threat of criminal punishment to prevent such leaks — versed RIA Novosti.
Legislative intent the office of the President Andrey Ermak said in an interview with The Washington Post. "Not normal when someone writes the head of state," he reasoned.
Protesters at the White House in Washington burned an American flag after the speech of the President of Donald trump's speech on the occasion of US independence Day, according to NBC.
The protesters, according to TV channel, during the incident, shouted slogans against "slavery, genocide and war" and "America was never great."
The US President Donald trump called his version of the list of the greatest Americans, it included the founding fathers of the United States, war heroes, fighters for the rights of African Americans and even the heroes of folklore.
Speaking at the US independence Day on the lawn in front of the White house, trump recalled his announced prior to the decision to create a Committee to perpetuate the memory of great Americans.
Russia has expressed its intention to abandon development of a ground-based version of the missile "Calibre" to remove American concerns in exchange for the return of the U.S. to implement the Treaty on intermediate and shorter-range missiles, which eventually was destroyed by the fault of Washington, said in a commentary the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the report of the US state Department about countries ' compliance with agreements in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament.
"Note another remarkable moment, for the first time included in the report of the state Department. So, outright distortion and deliberate misrepresentation of the international community is sending to announced in February 2019 decision of the President of Russia on carrying out R & d on the development of a land version of cruise missiles, sea-based medium-range from the composition of the ship's complex "Caliber". The authors of the report acknowledged that this step was not a violation of the INF Treaty, however hypocritical it is alleged that he supposedly testified about the absence of Russia's intentions to return to compliance with the Treaty", - said the Russian Ministry.
The US could lose competitive advantage by limiting visas for IT workers, told RIA Novosti expert on us immigration law attorney Elizabeth Krukova.
Previously, the administration of Donald trump has restricted the issuance of a number of work visas, citing the need to protect the jobs of Americans. De facto visas are not issued since March due to pandemic coronavirus, but the decision trump could prolong the situation indefinitely, and after a pandemic.
The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi was released from the post of adviser on national security and the acting head of the national security Council Faleh al-Fayyad, the leader of the people's militia, "al-Hashd al-SHAABI", said Saturday the Iraqi media.
"On the basis of the public interest and with the consent of the Prime Minister and commander of the armed forces (Mustafa al-Kazemi - ed.) ... decided to release Faleh Faisal Fahd al-Fayyad from the post of acting head of the national security Council," - said in the text of the decree published on the website of the TV channel Al-Sumaria.
Moscow admits that the Treaty on open skies will collapse on the "Domino effect", said to RIA Novosti, Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
"We admit that the "Domino effect" is possible and most zealously supported by US in various countries under pressure from Washington to consider the possibility. That's all we want to do, because then the contract would inevitably come to ruin," - said the diplomat.
U.S. looking for a pretext to shift blame for the failure of agreements in the sphere of arms control to other countries, said RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.
The Deputy head of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin said on Friday that during a long period, the US is leading a consistent policy of refusal of obligations in the field of arms control to provide the conditions for military dominance. The spokesman told RIA Novosti that the United States advocated the establishment of an effective international system for arms control and against the tripartite arms race with Russia and China.
The US withdrawal from the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty) was planned in advance is groundless to accuse Russia of violating the agreement, told reporters Deputy head of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin.
He was commenting on former adviser to Donald trump on national security John Bolton, who wrote in his memoirs that Russia allegedly supported the American arguments about the loss of relevance of the INF Treaty.
Russia does not consider China's activities in the missile field as a security threat and cause for the destruction of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty), told reporters Deputy head of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin.
"We do not consider China's activities in the missile field as a security threat, and the more so, as the reason for the destruction of the INF Treaty", he said.
The reaction of the USA and other Western countries for the adoption of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation is quite predictable, the proposed rules will make our country stronger, what I don't want criticism of Russia, the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.
"Their reaction to these amendments, decisions perfectly predictable. Once again I want to emphasize this: they want to see our country as weak, they want us to have problems that we have experienced in 90-e years, in the late ' 80s," said Volodin in the First channel.
The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova urged US not to interfere in the internal Affairs of other countries.
Earlier in Washington expressed concern over conducted in Russia vote by constitutional amendment.
Russian vote on the Constitution that bothers US, because Russia independently decides on its political structure, and it has nothing to do with Washington, said the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.
USA is concerned about voting on constitutional amendments in Russia, a particular concern of Washington called "the potential" of Vladimir Putin to remain President until 2036, told RIA Novosti on Thursday at the state Department. Also, the state Department expressed concern over reports about the alleged "attempts of the Russian government to manipulate the results of the recent vote on constitutional amendments, including reports of coercion of voters, pressure on opponents of the amendments and the restrictions on independent observers to monitor the vote." Evidence of these accusations in the statement were not given
Statement of concern the US the possibility of acting President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036 is a direct interference in the internal Affairs of Russia, said the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky.
The United States expressed on Thursday concern over the vote in Russia, constitutional amendments, special concerns of Washington called "the potential" of Vladimir Putin to remain President of the Russian Federation until 2036, said earlier RIA Novosti in the press service of the state Department.
In the face of increasing sanctions pressure on the health sector in Syria, state-owned pharmaceutical company will expand production of alternative export analogues of drugs to prevent shortages, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Deputy Minister of health of the Syrian Ahmad Lafave.
The Deputy Minister noted that the plants in Syria for the production of drugs provide most of the needs of the domestic market. The Ministry of health has expanded the list of approved alternative medicinal components to increase options to ensure and to prevent deficit.
The issue of extending the UN arms embargo against Iran unconstructive from the point of view of the prospects for preservation of the Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD), said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"Promoted by Washington in the security Council a draft resolution on indefinite arms embargo against Iran represents a set of restrictive measures in line with the American policy of maximum pressure on Tehran and touched on a range of issues that have nothing to do with the settlement of the situation around the Iranian nuclear program. We consider the question of the introduction of any additional restrictions against Iran are not only unjustified, but also counterproductive from the perspective of conservation of a Joint comprehensive plan of action for resolution of the Iranian nuclear program," she said at a briefing on Thursday.
The US on the need to bring China to the us-Russian negotiations on the extension of the Treaty on the reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3) are merely the excuse Washington is just looking for reasons not to engage in dialogue with Moscow, say Russian experts.
The special representative of the President of the United States on arms control Marshall Billingsley and Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov held June 22-23 at the Vienna talks. The parties discussed the issue of extending the Contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms (start-3), which was signed in 2010 and expires in February 2021, the maintenance of stability and predictability in the conditions of the termination of the INF Treaty. At the consultations, the sides confirmed the launch of the working group on space and a number of others. China refused to participate in these negotiations, despite the insistence of the United States.
Tehran believes that Washington's sanctions against Damascus unconstructive way or another they are doomed to failure, said to RIA Novosti, the official representative of the government of Iran, Ali Rabia.
According to him, attempts by the US to undermine the economic cooperation between Iran and Syria and Lebanon talks about misunderstanding the "depth of relationship" in these countries. Commenting on the law of "Caesar", the official noted that sanctions are useless, there is nothing new.
President Donald trump almost begging for the support of his most loyal supporters — Evangelical Christians. After all, they are, in fact, led him into the Oval office four years ago. But now, in the Wake of the mass movement against racism, communities were faced with a difficult choice. What role the religious factor plays in the political fate of the trump — in the material RIA Novosti.
Texas is not only famous for ranches and cowboys, but also many Protestant churches. This is probably one of the most religious States in the country. He is now in the midst of a presidential campaign: Texans campaigning to vote for trump.
Voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on the territory of the United States passed without incident, the American authorities with the attention went to security, told the Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov.
Voting took place amid calls in social networks to "settle scores with the Russians" after the publication of unsubstantiated New York Times article about the alleged collusion of the Russian Federation with the Taliban against American soldiers. Antonov earlier reported that the Russian Embassy handed over to US law enforcement authorities information about the calls of people who threaten the safety of diplomats. In addition, in this regard was sent a note to the state Department demanding an investigation.
About 1.7 thousand of the electorate voted in the United States for amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, told RIA Novosti in Russian diplomatic missions.
The Consulate General in new York for the amendments voted 310 people, against 505, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of Russian Consulate in new York Alexey Topol's'ke. According to him, of the 816 ballots issued at the opening of the ballot boxes was short one — apparently, the voter took with him.
About 400 people voted on the amendments to the Russian Constitution in the middle of the day in Washington, told RIA Novosti, the Minister-Counsellor of the Russian Embassy and the Deputy Chairman of election Commission Sergey Trepelkov.
"As of 2 p.m. 398 people... More than voted in new York and Houston," said Trepelkov.
Belarus plans to complete the procedure in the direction of the Ambassador of the Republic in the United States for 1.5-2 months, said on Tuesday in Minsk the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Makei.
"I think it's going to happen within the next month and a half, two maximum," said Mackay told reporters.
U.S. sanctions against Syria under the so-called "act of Caesar" cripple the Syrian economy and wreak havoc on ordinary citizens, while the negative effect of unilateral sanctions cannot be compensated either by donor contributions or humanitarian exemptions, which in practice do not work, said Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Vershinin.
"Regrettable that on the eve of the conference, may 28, the EU adopted a decision to extend the illegal unilateral sanctions against Syria imposed bypassing the UN security Council. Prior to this, on 7 may, a similar decision was taken in Washington, and then, on June 17, reinforced its entry into force the so-called "Act of Caesar". In the words of this law and sanctions supposedly aimed at the protection of civilians in Syria, but in fact cripple the Syrian economy and hit ordinary Syrians," said Vershinin during the international online conference "Brussels-4". The text of his speech published on the foreign Ministry website.
Turkey won't sell US anti-aircraft missile systems s-400, according to Russian parliamentarians.
Earlier, us Senator John Thune called a "method" to resolve differences between Washington and Ankara on Russian SAMS. He introduced an amendment to the defense budget of the United States, which proposed to buy the system in Ankara.
The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky hopes that Turkey will consider the proposal of the Senator-Republican John Thune about buying United States of America Russian s-400.
Previously, Thune has proposed to resolve the contradictions between the USA and Turkey according to the Russian s-400 by purchasing these complexes in Ankara, according to the text of the proposed amendment to the defense budget of the United States. In order to purchase named assurances to Turkey that she will not buy the proceeds other military equipment, is incompatible with the requirement of NATO.
Washington is working on a new package of sanctions in the framework of the so-called "law of Caesar", but the dates of the introduction of new restrictions yet, said the US special envoy on Syria, James Jeffrey.
"We are actively working on a new package of additional sanctions, but until I can announce the date of their introduction. We believe that it is important to maintain pressure on the regime," said Jeffrey during an online briefing, answering the question, when should we expect the extension of the anti-Syrian sanctions in the framework of the law of Caesar.
First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir dzhabarov told "Moscow speaking" said that the U.S. wants to buy from Turkey the s-400 to take it apart "to the screws" and try to create something of their own.
According to dzhabarov, the Americans have no such weapons.
The activists set up a guillotine next to the house of the head of the Corporation of Amazon Jeff Bezos, demanding the liquidation of his company, the newspaper reports the Washington Examiner.
The video that spread on social networks shows that two activists stand with a design resembling a guillotine. "Support our poor communities, not the rich," reads the inscription placed next to the guillotine.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has suspended Monday action preferential treatment with respect to Hong Kong, including the derogations from restrictions on exports, said in published on Tuesday a statement on the Ministry website.
It is noted that the Ministry is studying other measures to eliminate differences in the relationship with Hong Kong and China.
Beijing protests US from unfounded pressure on Chinese enterprises and urged Washington to stop this practice, told RIA Novosti press-service of the foreign Ministry of China amid reports about the possible introduction of sanctions against several Chinese companies.
Previously, the Agency Reuters referring to his document said that the Pentagon has compiled a list of PRC companies, against which may be imposed new American sanctions. According to the Agency, the U.S. Department of defense has prepared a list of 20 Chinese companies, which as consider in Washington, "are controlled or owned by the people's liberation army of China." It is reported that this list in particular includes telecommunications companies Huawei and Hikvision, as well as mobile operators China Mobile and China Telecom.
Four protesters in Washington, D.C., that damaged the statue of seventh US President Andrew Jackson, charged with destruction of Federal property, the press release published on the website of the Ministry of justice.
"The Agency strictly adheres to its obligation to defend the sacred right of citizens to peaceful protests, which gives the First amendment, however, these charges should serve as a warning to those who make choice in favor of desecration of the statues and monuments that adorn the capital of our country: your aggressive behavior and criminal acts will not go unpunished" - presented in a release quotes the acting Prosecutor of the district of Columbia Michael Sherwin.
Committee on armed services of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress expressed concern about the US intention to withdraw from the Treaty on Open skies, follows the proposals of the Committee to the us defence budget for the next fiscal year
“Of concern is the fact that ... the administration plans to withdraw from the Treaty", - the document says.
The military has learned in the framework of excavations at colony glacier, North of anchorage, Alaska, about 480 bags with fragments of the remains of those killed in a plane crash in 1952, reports the associated Press.
22 November 1952 there was a major plane crash outside anchorage. Military aircraft C-124 Globemaster, was flying from Washington state to Alaska, crashed into a mountain Gannett. Killing 41 passengers and 11 crew members. At that time the remains of the dead could not be retrieved, and the plane together with all its contents gradually fell to the foot of the mountain, where eventually became part of the glacier. About accident actually forgotten, while military training mission have not found a yellow life raft in the glacier. In 2012, work began on the sweep of the glacier in search of human remains and wreckage.
The President of the United States Donald trump explained the cancellation of the trip on the weekend to your Golf club with the desire to ensure the safety of Washington, he wrote Saturday on Twitter.
Earlier media reports drew attention to the change in the schedule of the President, where the day disappeared on a trip to Bedminster, where trump's Golf club. Many have attributed this to the fact that in several States, including new Jersey, in the last days, an increasing number of infections with coronavirus.
The Chinese Embassy in the United States called visa restrictions against Chinese officials imposed by Washington because of Hong Kong, the wrong decision and called to cancel it.
Earlier Friday, U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo reported that the U.S. imposed visa restrictions against officials of the Communist party of China for "undermining the autonomy of Hong Kong and the violation of human rights".
Regular consultations with U.S. allies reaffirm the unshakable commitment of Washington to maintain security in Europe, said before a meeting with Secretary of defense mark Esper in Brussels, the Secretary General of the Alliance Jens Stoltenberg.
"We will discuss the US presence in Europe in light of plans to reduce the American presence in Germany. I am pleased that the United States consult with its allies, affirming that the U.S. commitment to security in Europe remains unshakable," – said Stoltenberg.
U.S. law enforcement authorities installed a fence around the monument in the Park of Washington, depicting former American President Abraham Lincoln near bent a knee African American, after protesters called for the demolition of the monument, reports the Washington Post.
As the newspaper notes, previously protesters have announced plans to gather at the memorial on Thursday and Friday evening. According to the newspaper, it is unknown about whether the participants demonstrators hold a rally about it or to demolish the monument.
The US is prepared to release refugees from the camps "of Lukban" in exchange for help for they control the militants, the statement of the heads of staff of Russia and Syria on the return of refugees in SAR Michael Mizintseva and Hussein Makhluf.
It is emphasized that Russia and Syria continue to make efforts for the early dissolution of the refugee camps "Ruban", and the only obstacle remains the "hypocritical stance of the American party which declares its adherence to universally accepted humanitarian values and human freedoms, but it does nothing for their observance".
The house of representatives Friday will vote on the status of the capital Washington, which proposed to make the 51st state in the Union.
Currently, the Washington administrative point of view, is the Federal district of Columbia, not included in any of the States.
The United States has no moral or legal right to accuse the other of violating agreements on arms control, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"The U.S. has neither legal, nor political, nor moral plan to assess the implementation of agreements on arms control. For this purpose appropriate mechanisms to verify control, and in some cases created by international organizations", - said Zakharov on the briefing.