Until now, the Ministry of culture of Russia has refrained from comments about the film screening by Alexei Uchitel «Matilda», but on Wednesday, Vladimir Medinsky broke the silence and said that any attempts to exert pressure on cinemas in connection with the showing of this picture are censored and lawlessness, writes the newspaper «Kommersant».
«Any intentions «of initiativesto» on the ground «to ban» any attempts to exert pressure on private or municipal cinemas – this is pure lawlessness and censorship, which is directly prohibited by the Constitution of the Russian Federation», – stated in the press service of the Ministry of culture the comments of the Minister.
The US defense Department is supplying Syria with weapons of Soviet design. The Pentagon has allocated $2.2 billion for procurement of weapons and ammunition produced by the Soviet models for groups of the Syrian opposition, writes the same publication, citing a report submitted by the Center for the study of corruption and organized crime (OCCRP) and the Balkan investigative reporting network (BIRN).
According to the authors of the report, large-scale procurement began in September of 2015 during the administration of President Barack Obama. The programme was carried out in parallel with the already folded at the initiative of the President of the trump project on CIA training of the rebels fighting against Syrian government forces.
The U.S. Department of defense intentionally uses the documents are vague, not allowing to understand that the arms were sent in Syria. Experts warn that such practices could undermine international efforts to combat illicit trafficking of arms, the article says.
In the foreseeable future Turkey’s membership in the EU is excluded, said the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. «Over time the EU will include more than 27 member countries. The main priority in the negotiations with all candidate countries is the rule of law, justice and fundamental values. This eliminates the membership of Turkey in the foreseeable future», – quotes RIA Novosti news Agency the words of Juncker, who at the same time insists on the need for early accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Schengen area.
The German authorities regard as a bluff Turkey plans to buy Russian air defense systems s-400, said at a briefing in Berlin the official representative of the German foreign Ministry Martin Schaefer. «This news, a game that Turkey is a potential supplier of systems is not new. It can be assumed that these data are a response to debate in Germany about the terms of the supply of arms to Turkey.We therefore this information is not taken seriously» – quotes the words of Schaeffer, the news Agency TASS.
In his memoirs, Hillary Clinton spoke about the «personal vendetta» of Vladimir Putin.
According to the former candidate for presidents of the United States, the Russian leader has prevented it to win elections. We are talking about the new book by the former head of the US state Department entitled «What happened.»
Clinton explained why she did not become President instead to perform their own mistakes, she blames all the sins of his party colleague, former presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders, former Director of the FBI James Komi Republic, mass media and the Russian President, writes «Komsomolskaya Pravda».
«It was a personal vendetta against Putin, associated with the extension PATO in Eastern Europe during the presidency of bill Clinton. However, I never thought that he will have enough courage to undertake such a large-scale covert attack on our democratic values right under our noses. And I didn’t expect that it can get away with it», – quotes the edition of the quote of these memoirs.
The Pentagon supplies to Syria Soviet «Kalash». Review of Russian media