Category Archives: POLITICS

Putin made the summer Olympics games in Russia

Russia may bid to host the summer Olympics, the President said Vladimir Putin in the course of communication with volunteers for the 2018 world Cup in Kaliningrad. It quotes TASS on Friday, July 20.

“possible,” the President said in response to the question of whether Russia is to host the summer Games.

He said that while the Russian side has not filed the appropriate application, and stressed that it is important to talk not only about the conduct of the country of certain large-scale events, but also about how to use the infrastructure for sports development in the country.

on Friday, the President visited built for the world Cup stadium in Kaliningrad and watched the training of young players.

In 2014 Sochi winter Olympics took place. The Russian team won 13 gold, 11 silver and 9 bronze medals. However, due to the doping scandal, the international Olympic Committee to cancel many of the results of Russian athletes. To return a place in the top three of Russia succeeded only in February after the decision of the court of arbitration for Sport.

Putin said the threat to the pension system

President of Russia Vladimir Putin said that without changes, the pension system in the future could burst. The corresponding statement he made at a meeting with volunteers in Kaliningrad on Friday, July 20, reports RIA Novosti.

“five pensioners have six operating, and the situation will not change in favor of workers — their number will be reduced. And there will come a moment — fairly quickly — when the number of employees equal to the number of unemployed will decrease. And then either the pension system will burst, or burst the budget reserve Fund from which we today are funding the deficit of the pension system,” — said the head of state.

At the same time he said that the government’s proposal — raising the age of retirement — he does not like. According to him, it is necessary to understand all the nuances, and the time for this is at least ten years can not be reformed pension legislation.

This is the first public statement of the President on pension reform, which Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced in mid-June. Raise the retirement age up to 65 years for men and 63 years for women.

On the Western borders of Russia began large-scale military construction

Ministry of defence creates a new infrastructure for the deployment of troops and military equipment along the Western and South-Western borders of the country. It is reported “Interfax” with reference to the Deputy Minister Timur Ivanov.

“the Ministry of defence pays considerable attention to the construction of infrastructure for the placement of personnel and the storage of weapons and equipment in the normal conditions in Western and South-Western strategic directions,” he said.

According to Deputy Minister, since the beginning of this year was commissioned more than 480 buildings and structures in YEL’nya (Smolensk oblast), Valuyki (Belgorod oblast), Pioneer (Kaliningrad region), Kadamovsky and Millerovo (Rostov region), and also in Sevastopol.

according to RIA Novosti, Ivanov said that more than 200 buildings and structures were built in 2018 for the needs of the Navy, Space and missile special forces and the 12th main Directorate of the defense Ministry responsible for nuclear safety.

Putin blamed Kiev in the choice of power path

President of Russia Vladimir Putin stated that there are still serious risks of aggravation of the situation in the South-East of Ukraine. He said this at a meeting with ambassadors and permanent representatives of Russia on Thursday, 19 July, reports TASS.

According to him, the reasons are the same — failure to comply with the Ukrainian authorities of their commitments, ignoring the Minsk agreements.

“over and over Again demonstrates blatant disregard for agreements, a reluctance to engage in dialogue with their citizens. All scenarios are calculated in a power way” — said the Russian leader.

He stressed that today Minsk package of measures remains a viable basis for political settlement of the situation in the Donbass.

the Minsk agreements, which were signed by leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine in February 2015, stipulates a ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, the holding of elections in the Donbass, and the legislative recognition of the special status of the region.

Crimean politicians have made a list of “klimontovitch”

the Public chamber (OP) of the Crimea built the list of celebrities who were not in favour of joining the Peninsula to Russia. The document called “Crimean dossier”, and those who got him, “crimeinvestigation”. This was announced by the Chairman of the chamber Grigory Ioffe, reports “Kommersant”.

the list includes some Russian and Ukrainian politicians, singers, actors and journalists who call the occupied Crimea. Among them was the writer Boris Akunin, musician Andrei Makarevich, actor Mikhail Efremov, actress Liya Akhedzhakova and Ada Rogovtseva.

In the OP I believe that after the creation of the “dossier” Crimeans will know who of the political, public and cultural figures of their “no respect”. Decide who who is respected, there will be a special monitoring group. The names of the “klimontovitch” and “kriminologicheskoe” quotes will be published on the website of the chamber.

the Activist of the Crimean Tatar national movement Nariman Celal, called the initiative “ridiculous” and “obscurantism,” which creates a “climate of hatred”. He noted that the list violates the constitutional right to freedom of expression.

the Analogue of the “Crimean dossier” — database of the Ukrainian website “Peacemaker”. It published the personal information of critics of the Kiev authorities and prominent Russians visited the Crimea after its accession to Russia.