The Church took in school

Michael SmilyanMedvedev supported the idea of teaching religious culture and the introduction of army Institute of priests. Teachers refer to this innovation with caution, and soldiers ' mothers say: the priests will not solve the problems of the army, and the teaching of religion in schools "will last until the first scandal".Dmitry Medvedev supported the idea of teaching in Russian schools the basics of religious culture. He also believes it appropriate to introduce the institution of military and naval clergy. The President's words leads RIA Novosti.Details will be discussedSpeaking at a special meeting Tuesday 21 July, the Russian President said that in his address were contacted the leaders of the major religions, which contained proposals for the teaching in schools of disciplines aimed at spiritual and moral education, as well as the introduction in the Armed forces of the institutions of the military and naval clergy. "I decided to support both of these appeals," Medvedev said.He noted that the details of the practical implementation of these proposals will be discussed. The President also noted "the importance of unconditional respect for the fundamental constitutional provisions" that religious associations are separated from the state and equal before the law, and that everyone is guaranteed freedom of conscience, freedom of religion.To realize the idea of teaching religion in schools Medvedev offered in the form of an experiment in 18 regions of the country. Читать полностью -->

Putin surprised the West

Russian troops entered Georgia including the fact that Russia was a threat of collapseAt the next meeting of the international club "Valdai" in Sochi, Vladimir Putin once again had to put the accents on all topics relating to the war in the Caucasus. Namely: the Russian response to the Georgian aggression was adequate, but the reaction of the West, especially the Western media, not really. However, a new cold war will not be: for it is not necessary in such cases ideological differences. Finally, Putin told the press that he was most struck by in the previous war.Another round of discussions of the international club "Valdai" is devoted to the balance of power in geopolitics. Primarily we are talking about the Caucasus. Of course, in the context of that war."We had a slingshot to shoot? Georgian troops was to be expected that they will receive on a muzzle"on Thursday Morning club members (about 80 political scientists, experts and journalists from Russia, USA, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Canada, Japan, China, India, Israel, Iran) met in Sochi with the presidents of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Читать полностью -->

Medvedev signed a law banning all alcohol behind the wheel

The President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed the Federal law prohibiting the operation of vehicles by persons in a state of alcoholic, narcotic or other toxic intoxication. The press service of the Kremlin reported on Friday that signed the Federal law "On amendments to article 19 of the Federal law "On road safety" and invalidating certain provisions of legislative acts of the Russian Federation", reports "Interfax".At the same time, shall be abrogated note to article 27.12 of the Code on administrative offences, allowing the possibility of vehicle control in the presence in the body of the driver of absolute ethyl alcohol in a concentration of up to 0.3 gram per liter of blood or 0.15 milligrams per litre of exhaled air. As ITAR-TASS, which is about 0.5 liters of beer or 40 grams of vodka or a glass of dry white wine drunk man weighing about 80 kg.In accordance with the administrative code, for driving in an alcohol intoxication, the driver faces a driving for a period of 1.5 to 2 years.The initiator of the draft law on "dry law" for drivers was President Dmitry Medvedev, who said that even the minimum standard of alcohol "provokes real drunk" driving.According to official statistics, Russia ranks third in the world in the number of accidents, second only to Ukraine and Egypt. As installed, each 14th accident in Russia was caused by a drunk driver. Every year the inspectors of traffic police detained about a million drunk drivers. In 2009 alone, through no fault of their own killed more than 2 million and affected more than 18 thousand people.Recent high-profile incident, discussed in the media, involving a drunk driver, had an accident, arranged by the senior assistant Prosecutor of Chernyshevsky district of the Zabaikalsk region. Читать полностью -->

Harvest — a record, bread — Golden

Why again are rising bread?This year our farmers have collected so much grain per hectare as never before in the history of the country, the Ministry of agriculture reported. But somehow the more peasants working, the faster prices rise. According to Rosstat, in the first 8 months of this year products rose by 12%. Bread and cereal products "for the poor", he added as much as 22%! Links officials to the world food crisis is a lie. In Europe, products are getting more expensive four times slower.Our officials like to explain the rise in food prices "external factor" - say, around the world prices are rising. Voracious Chinese are to blame. Читать полностью -->

The subsistence point of reference

Pauline XxxxxxxFor Muscovites developed two variants of a living wage, but both focused only on survivalMuch does it cost to live in Moscow? The conventional wisdom is expensive. There is data and accurately. The Moscow city government said that the minimum you need 6.5 thousand rubles a month. The Moscow tripartite Commission said that 8 thousand rubles. But experts believe that the government's "minimal" cannot be considered to be the poverty level is the only level of government social guarantees.What is the minimumThe subsistence minimum is called the cost of the minimum consumer basket minimum amount of money that a person needs to exist in society: not to die of hunger, not to sensivity and not to go naked and barefoot. The consumer basket includes: a minimum set of food, non-food goods and services. Читать полностью -->

The keepers of truth with the log in your own eye

The protection of "the memory of the war" should start off with the veterans and the fallenThe news of the destruction of the Memorial of military glory in Kutaisi caused an instant - and it is expected - the reaction of the Russian authorities and the Russian state media. It is not only in increased attention to any perturbations "hostile Saakashvili regime". Protection of honor and dignity of veterans of war, the protection of "the memory of the war" became the leitmotif of Russia's state policy in the past year.What happened? The state and close to him learned men (and ladies) have struggled with falsifications of history "to the detriment of Russia's interests" and tried to prevent the "review results of the Second world war. Produced books, sometimes very questionable. Putin gently but definitely defended "our truth" at the celebrations in Gdansk. Criticized the PACE resolution and the movie "Rzhev" Alexei Pivovarov, branded with the shame of human rights defenders, as if insulted veterans. Читать полностью -->

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