«The Caucasus came to Strasbourg» is the title of an article in the newspaper «Kommersant», which States: at the spring session of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe debated a report on the situation of human rights in the North Caucasus. It subjects caused a strong reaction, even for experienced European politicians and eventually led to the adoption of the unprecedentedly tough resolution.
At this meeting it became clear that its proximity to the EU is an area with a very high level of terrorist activity: for only 6 years, the number of victims has reached 6.074 – 3.278 2.796 killed and wounded, and the victims were innocent people. The delegates made an extremely bad impression of the final phrase of the report: «If the Federal government will put an end to the impunity of perpetrators of torture, it is a positive sign.»
In the Yemeni capital Sana’a imposed a state of emergency due to the outbreak of cholera. The epidemic has claimed the lives of 115 people. The authorities recorded more than 8.5 thousand cases of infection in 14 governorates. The Ministry of health of Yemen called on humanitarian organizations to provide assistance to fight the epidemic, reports RIA Novosti.In areas where high risk of infection, there are about 7.6 million people.
The militants destroyed ancient statues in the town of Dura-Europos on the Euphrates. As reported TASS, in the Internet appeared the video, where nthhjhbcns crush sledgehammers ancient sculptures and bas-reliefs.
Dura-Europos near the village of Qalaat-es-Salihiya in Syria. The fortress was built around 300 BC, came under the power of Rome in the year 165. Most of the monuments found there belongs to the ancient era.
In the 1920-ies in Dura-Evropos was discovered an ancient synagogue. Its walls are frescoed, reconstructed in the National Museum of Damascus. The excavation site was before the war, a Museum under the open sky, which was sacked by the vandals of the IG.
The mode of de-escalation, operating in four districts of the Syrian Arab Republic, it is planned to extend to the rest of the country. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, reports «Russian newspaper».
«Kim Jong-UN: US within reach of the missiles of North Korea» is the title of an article in «Nezavisimaya Gazeta», which States that the missile «Hanson-12» is associated with the inauguration of the new President of South Korea.
The leader of North Korea has once again warned Washington about the possible consequences of provocations against North Korea, noting that «the US mainland and the operating area of the Asia-Pacific region are within the reach of the powerful tools in the DPRK is ready to deliver a retaliatory blow.»
The vote on the renovation programme has been launched in Moscow ahead of schedule – the citizens are given the opportunity to vote in these centres, says the Pro-Kremlin newspaper Izvestia.
We will remind, the state Duma in the first reading adopted the draft law on housing stock renovation in Moscow, involving the resettlement of dilapidated five-storey houses in new housing, at the end of April. In the preliminary list includes 4566 homes in 85 districts of Moscow. Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin has assured residents that the city government will carefully apply to all meaningful statements disagree with the program.
«Where are the leaders of childless Europe» – is the title of an article in «Komsomolskaya Pravda», where it is noted that, coincidentally, three leading EU countries headed by childless policy.
«Snapped morality. Stopped believing that «children of God». In the framework of the «enlightened morality» has ceased to pay due attention to the family. And then, suddenly, it became fashionable ideas of the English priest Malthus, the so-called «malthusianism» – birth control is the only way to save the poor from poverty» – the newspaper quotes the words of an expert.
«Childlessness is the main European politicians means that they have no sense of country, they don’t leave the country for their children. «After us the deluge.» They do not predict a happy future for their children,» concludes another expert.