The main international news of the last days was the agreement on the establishment of a zone of de-escalation in the South-West of Syria, reached at the meeting of the presidents of Russia and the United States in Hamburg. About how to take the initiative in Israel, about the future of the peace process in the middle East and the new role of Moscow in the region, the Israeli defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in his first interview to the Russian media, which he gave to the correspondent of the newspaper «Kommersant» Sergey Strokan.
«What is happening in Syria is none of our business. Once again: we are not going to intervene. We intervene only under several conditions. In particular, if it is violated our sovereignty. When in our territory exploding shells fired by the Syrian army, we’re very tough to answer. However, it is not as hard as, probably, would answer Russia. Now imagine that Russia would explode some bombs, shells hostile state. How would Russia react? We react when our eyes are created a bridgehead to open another front against Israel» – explained during an interview with the Israeli politician.
Lieberman also commented on the attempts of resuscitation of the peace process and anti-Israel stance of the UN, saying: «Today, unfortunately, you have to understand that a Palestinian state, even the Palestinian authority itself does not exist. We have a «Hamastan» in the Gaza strip under the auspices of Hamas and «Fatahland» in Judea and Samaria. The Palestinian authority does not pass any election – either parliamentary or presidential, as required by their Constitution. By the way, the presidential and parliamentary elections were to be held in January 2010, and now it was July 2017. The question arises about the legitimacy of Abu Mazen and his administration. Also there is a complete gap between Hamas and Fatah, two entirely different education that oppose one another. In the meantime, tell us some stories about Jerusalem, the capital of the Palestinian state.»
CNN released footage from informal meetings of US President Donald trump with the Russian businessmen Aras Agalarov and his son Emin in 2013, which vidualistic about friendly relations between them, said Thursday the newspaper «Kommersant».
The recordings were made in June 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada –
Directly in front of the beauty contest «Miss USA». The future U.S. President calls business «the most powerful and rich people in Russia» and expressed the hope that the contest «Miss universe» in Moscow will be beneficial for relations between the two countries. Also captured on video producer and PR specialist, Rob Goldstone, who is now one of the defendants in the scandal involving the son of Donald trump and the Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intends to appeal to the highest court of Germany to the court on the partial banning of words by German satirist and broadcaster Ian Bederman. The court decided to prohibit the citation 16 lines of verse, but 8 rows left without the prohibition because the Hamburg court decided that they do not contain insults and comply with the human right to freedom of thought, writes «Rossiyskaya Gazeta».
The President of Turkey through a lawyer Mustafa Kaplan said that his client intends to seek a total ban of the verse without any exceptions. The newspaper reminds that the scandal erupted last spring, when German comedian Ian Bederman the TV channel ZDF read a satirical poem of his own composition about the Turkish President.
In Ankara these lines are considered offensive and demanded to open a criminal case on the TV presenter. Two days later, the transfer was excluded from broadcasting of the channel, but against Beerman prosecuted, but later it was closed with the formulation «has not been proven that there was a clear unlawful action.»
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that NATO countries are completely insolent, praising the so-called «forest brothers» – former employees occupying the police, Waffen SS and members of the Nazi auxiliary units.
«Video PATO about the «forest brothers» who kill our soldiers, confirms that in the face of NATO we are dealing with the heirs of Nazi survivors», – Rogozin wrote on his page on the social network Twitter.
Paris and Moscow, could bring us sanctions against Tehran – the new package of restrictions against Iran and Russia would undermine the foreign policy and economic plans of Emmanuel Macron, «Nezavisimaya Gazeta».
The white house has supported the bill prepared by the Congress of additional sanctions against Iran. The complexity of the situation that is included in this package and additional anti-Russian sanctions. Therefore, their implementation will affect the interests of France and Russia. For Moscow, the possible resistance of Paris to the dictates of Washington in this matter is extremely important because it will weaken the position of the European supporters of anti-Russian sanctions, said in a published analytical article.
Vladimir Kekhman leaves Novosibirsk Opera and ballet theatre (NOVATUS). To perform the duties of General Director will be the chief Director of the theater Vyacheslav Starodubtsev, who will combine both posts.
In an interview with the newspaper «Izvestia», he said that the decision to resign as General Director of the theatre adopted without waiting for the verdict of the court hearing the case about his bankruptcy: «While I’m on leave. The decision on how and in what position I will continue my work in Novate, will be made in September, before the start of the new season.»
«Homophobic and Russian icon of patriotism»: the biker the Surgeon, whose real name is Alexander Zaldostanov, appeared on the cover of German tabloid Bild, with the subheadings «He hates democracy, He hates gays, He loves Putin», reports on Thursday «Komsomolskaya Pravda». German journalists called the leader of «Night wolves» enemy of democracy, who listens to the views all the more.
«They didn’t hurt me, I know for what purpose all this is done. When was metamars to Berlin «the Road of Victory-2017″, the Western press because of the wide public support for preferred this time to be silent, so as not to add to our supporters. Now a large number of Europeans going to arrive in August in the Crimea at the bike show. By the way, about it in the material word that is also significant,» the Surgeon commented on this material.