U.S. Senate plans on Thursday to pass a law against the provisions of Russian officials who violate human rights. Position, known as the "Magnitsky Act" are included in the act of normalizing trade relations with Russia, which once caused damage to the Cold War.
After the vote in the Senate will be sent for signature to President Barack Obama, and is expected to come into force, despite warnings from Moscow that the human rights provisions will damage relations between the countries.
In November, the House of Representatives passed the bill 365 votes to 43. He gives Russia the status Read more [...]
Voice of the U.S. will be the most influential voices in Italy after the election of a new pope, the article on the website of TV channel NBC News."Eleven of the cardinal electors, nearly 10 percent of the conclave will be Americans. This is the largest share of that has ever been in the U.S., although in the United States historically live a great number of Catholics, "- says the publication.Pope Benedict XVI promoted the strengthening of American influence in the Vatican. Last year, he appointed three new American cardinals, increasing the total number of cardinals to 19 Americans. Read more [...]
The opening of the new headquarters of the Allied ground forces of NATO took place on Friday in the Turkish province of Izmir, local media reported.For its part, the American edition of Stars and Stripes writes that the new headquarters will assume the duties of NATO headquarters in the German city of Heidelberg and in Madrid, Spain, which will be disbanded in the reorganization of the Alliance.The publication notes that the opening of the new headquarters intended to rationalize spending and decision-making.At the same time, Stars and Stripes noted that such a process is merging staffs and Allied Read more [...]
The truce began tonight. However, Tel Aviv, said that after the announcement of the cease-fire into Israeli territory suffered a rocket attack. Hamas rejects this. Truce they traktayut as a victory. In the Gaza Strip, even declared a national holiday. At night in Gaza were again heard explosions. But this time, not Israeli bombs and firecrackers. Crowds of people cheering in unison poured into the streets together to celebrate the first night of the week without the airstrikes. "Gaza under blockade, but we say" no "to Israel. People in Gaza have not raised the white flag. Read more [...]
Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Qandil visited a hospital in Gaza. Kandil said: "Every day the Palestinian people burying martyrs in order to achieve their legitimate rights."Kandil said that he is "millions of Egyptians" that will support the Palestinian cause "to the end." He also said: "We have to stop this aggression, we can not afford to let this tragedy continue."Kandil said: "Palestine - the heart of the Muslim world. Israel must fulfill all the conditions of all agreements which it has signed. Palestine should unite, Jerusalem must be released." Read more [...]
U.S. State Department spokesman Victoria Nuland said that Washington does not remove from the agenda the possibility of a preemptive attack on the DPRK. "We do not take off the agenda," - the diplomat said at a press briefing in response to a question about the possibility of such a joint venture with South Korea's steps toward Pyongyang.Nuland, however, said: "We are, however, focusing on the way, scheduled UN Security Council Resolution 2087, which called for increased economic pressure, if North Korea does not change its course."The international community has serious Read more [...]
Chinese frigate patrolling waters near the disputed islands in the East China Sea, and took aim at the Japanese destroyer, who was in the same area with similar objectives, according to Agence France-Presse.According to the Minister of Defense of Japan Itsunori Onodery (Itsunori Onodera), Chinese ship brought on enemy radar, designed to assess the size of the captured target and the distance to it. Usually, this procedure immediately before the discovery of fire. Japanese sailors, however, showed restraint and did not retaliate.The minister also said that the incident in question, there was still Read more [...]
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner joined U.S. President Barack Obama and the head of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke urged Congress as soon as possible to solve the issue of increasing the debt ceiling from the current $ 16.4 trillion.
"Congress must act as quickly as possible to increase the normal powers of borrowing in order to avoid the risk of default and any interruption in payments," - said in a letter from the Minister to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Republican John Boehner, published on the official website of the Ministry of Finance.
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which this week comes in the Central and Volga federal districts of Russia, is fraught with accidents at utilities and emergencies associated with the release of the people and on the thin ice of ice forming on rooftops. This warning is issued on Tuesday MOE and called on citizens to "be especially careful during this period and did not put their lives at risk."
In Moscow warming after heavy frost will begin on Wednesday: the day the thermometer will show a minus 7 - minus 12 degrees, and the evening will warm for two or three degrees. Chance of freezing rain, Read more [...]
The cherished date - December 21, 2012 there were 3 days. The excitement reached its climax: the candles disappeared from stores, the media are full of reports of possible natural disasters, the collapse of the world financial system, man-made disasters and the end of the periods in the calendar in May. Public opinion divided - from extremely skeptical "All this nonsense!" Fanatically to panic "all die!" Their scripts outage events offer various psychics, magicians, astrologers. This was almost unheard din those involved in basic sciences and study processes occurring on Read more [...]
Rescuers warn crews of vessels off the coast of Kamchatka, the danger due to the storm.
"11 December afternoon in the Pacific in the areas adjacent to the east of the peninsula, is expected to thrill height of 8-10 meters. On Wednesday night a storm begins and the Bering Sea. Dangerous phenomenon will continue until the middle of the day on December 12," - said the agency "Interfax-Far East" on Tuesday, spokesman EMERCOM in Kamchatka region Julia Anan. She said that in the fall zone of the storm waters near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yelizovo, Ust-Kamchatsky, Karaginskiy Olyutorsky Read more [...]
12/07/2012 Future situation in Russia is forecast to MOE, will be stable, but in some areas of possible anomalies, the head of department Vladimir Puchkov.
"No global cataclysms we do not expect. Next year we estimate will be quite stable, the average across the board. But in some places, of course, possible anomalies. This does our situation center, and in any case, our employees were warned of the impending danger . I would in any case advised to always have matches, candles and a flashlight. Unnecessary these items will not be, "- said in an interview with Tufts.
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on 8 July. The districts of the Krasnodar territory was flooded in the heavy rain. Suffered most of all, Gelendzhik, Novorossiysk and the Crimean region. In flooded regions have introduced a state of emergency. According to the latest data, as a result of natural disasters killed 134, destroyed hundreds of homes, flooded roads and railway tracks. According to the presidential envoy to the southern Federal district Vladimir Ustinov, the amount of damages may exceed one billion rubles.
In the disaster areas are emergency workers, doctors, psychologists, representatives of Roshydromet, RTN, the Read more [...]
on 9 July. The reason for the flood in Kuban was the rare combination of strength of rains and other factors that occur once in several hundred years, said the Head of Roshydromet Alexander Frolov.
Speaking on Monday at a meeting held by the President of the Russian Federation on the situation in the region, Frolov said that during the day in the region fell to 300 millimeters of rainfall, which is one third of the annual rate.
According to Frolov, in the Krymsk district during a downpour occurred overlapping of the two water streams from the two rivers. In addition, he said, there is a narrowing Read more [...]
In the book "Cool World" Jacques Vallee says enchanting story of UFO sightings over the United States in the late 19th century, which for some reason, very few people know: In November 1896, hundreds of residents of the suburbs of California San Francisco have seen a large, oblong, dark object with powerful searchlights capable of flying in the wind. In the period between January and March 1897, he disappeared. Then suddenly, a similar object was observed many times in the Midwest. Sometimes it is described as a unit with the turbine wheel and glazed bay, from which looked strange creatures, Read more [...]
The experts made an X-ray and computed tomography prepolozhitelno alien body, the site of the project disclosure. Head of "Disclosure» (Disclosureproject) - Dr. Steven Greer reported the completion of the study of a small body, presumably alien. Mr. Greer (born June 28, 1955) is an American osteopath and. ufologist who founded the project "Orion» (Orion) and "Disclosure." Steven Greer says, "After many weeks of traveling, we're back and happy to announce that the amazing results were obtained in the course of our research to a possible extraterrestrial origin Read more [...]
As God created the Earth, are there extraterrestrials and green men, of angels and demons, what scientific predictions in the BibleWe spoke about it on Radio "KP" a missionary writer Archpriest Oleg Stenyaevym the eve of Christmas.Someone who lives in a UFO?-
Catholics recently officially recognized aliens. In the Vatican there was even a magazine article entitled "Aliens - My brethren." There's a priest-astronomer clearly states that in space can inhabit other intelligent beings created by God. And in the Gospel of John quotes Jesus: "In my Father's house are Read more [...]
on July 11. Unusual sunsets with pink, orange and red tides have been observed in the North Pacific coast of the USA and Canada due to fires in Siberia, reports on Wednesday, the U.S. television channel MSNBC.
Before this phenomenon was observed by the residents of Seattle in Washington state, said the TV station.
«Not uncommon, when the smoke from large fires in Siberia rises high into the atmosphere, and then wind in the upper atmosphere blowing the smoke across the Pacific towards North America», — in a statement on the NASA site, which experts explained the reasons Read more [...]
Young people who live in Grand Blanc, Michigan, shot on a mobile phone camera bright lights hovering in the night sky. On Tuesday night, a group of young people said that in the dark sky of two bright flashing ball. Jeff Withers, one of the witnesses of the luminous appearance of the aircraft, started making a strange object on a mobile phone camera. Jeff then placed the video on YouTube in the hope that someone from the users will help to clarify what is actually hovering in the night sky. "We watched the planes and know that when they come in to land, I hear the roar of engines. Read more [...]
Catholic church made some very sensational statements concerning extraterrestrial life. Director of the Vatican Observatory - Jesuit priest José Funes - admitted the existence of other Civilizations beyond Earth, RIA "Novosti". "Up to now we have not found any evidence that there is extraterrestrial life. But in the universe of billions of galaxies, each with billions of stars, you can not knowingly exclude the existence of life," - he said during a conference held in Rome on the initiative of the Catholic church.
Funes called attention to the fact that the search for signals Read more [...]