The ongoing fall in sales of new cars in Russia leading brands refuse to participate in the August Moscow International auto show (MIAS), the newspaper «Kom mersant». The publication claims that the experts predicted this development in the fall of 2015, explaining that the cost of participation in the salon can not bring «tangible exhaust». Among the companies that have already objavili boycott MIAS – Toyota (the Toyota and Lexus brands) most brands are Volkswagen (Audi, Skoda, Volkswagen, Bentley and Lamborghini). Ford, Chery and others currently considering their decision.
The Russian car market, meanwhile, continues to fall dramatically: in January, sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles decreased by 29%, to 81.9 thousand cars, informed the AEB. Sales of the largest Russian manufacturer AVTOVAZ fell below market: implementation of Lada decreased by 11%, to 15.6 thousand cars.
Representatives of the Ingush public organizations ask the people of Chechnya and President Vladimir Putin to assess the statements of head of the Republic Ramzan Kadyrov. Who said that forbids to have a dialogue with representatives of «non-traditional» Islam and criticized the situation with the counteraction of extremism in Ingushetia, reports the nyt. According to the authors of the appeal, such statements are insulting and leadership, and the population of the Republic. In Chechnya, the treatment not read, and Mr Kadyrov in his instagram praised the contribution of Yunus-Bek Yevkurov in the fight against religious extremism.
Russia is ready to discuss at the meeting in Munich various proposals for a ceasefire in Syria, writes «Rossiyskaya Gazeta» with reference NPA the statement by the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Gennady Gatilov. According to the diplomat, the responsibility for the failure of negotiations in Geneva, is the Syrian opposition, established under the auspices of Saudi Arabia. The Syrian government is ready to resume the negotiation process on 25 February, on the proposal of UN special representative Staffan de Mistura.
The head of the Kremlin administration Sergey Ivanov supported the decision of Moscow authorities to demolish illegally constructed shopping pavilions, according to the same magazine. Answering questions of journalists, Sergey Ivanov reminded that many owners of these structures received only temporary permission for their construction. In addition, it is necessary to take into account that portion subject to demolition of structures located on a major transport and energy communications.
«Nezavisimaya Gazeta» published an article entitled «the media spoke about the disgrace of Obama and Putin’s victory in Syria», the author comments on an article in The New York Times.
The American newspaper writes that the operation HQs of the Russian Federation was surprisingly effective and could allow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to regain control over the most important cities of the country. U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in the upcoming international consultation on Syria, according to the American edition, will have a «very poor leverage». «Russia cut many ways that the CIA used, trying to arm the rebels, these attempts are already not so big secret» – results NG quote from an American article.
Political scientist Denis Baturin claims from the pages of the newspaper «Izvestia», that » behind regional players will stand a global hegemon – the USA. Into the hands of States and the prospects for the emergence of Islamist radicals in Kherson steppes, and Turkey downed a Russian plane». Discussed in this article is about the Crimea and surrounding Kherson and Genichesk districts of Ukraine.
Famous French actor Gerard Depardieu with Russian citizenship, decided not to buy an apartment in Moscow, the magazine writes » Interlocutor «. According to him, he from time to time it happens in the Russian capital and is not, as in this metropolis, you can live and move. He often regrets for wasted in traffic jams time.
In General, however, Depardieu, who has chosen to live in Belgium, continued to love Russia and wish for her success: «I am with you! Everything that happens, happened to me personally, I hope that together we will overcome the crisis. Someday they will leave us alone. CE-La-vie! Everything goes in cycles, let’s wait for the next rise. Many believe that I have accepted Russian citizenship because of a whim, but it’s not. I’ve always admired Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Pushkin, Chekhov, Mayakovsky, Anna Akhmatova, and your great musicians. All this existed in me, I deliberately came here and asked for citizenship. It was strange to watch Tom cruise in the Hollywood blockbuster «Mission impossible» blows up the Kremlin. He also studied in the Stanislavsky».