Political disaster

Svetlana Bocharova, Alexander ArtemevRussia lost one of their toughest critics. In connection with the crash near Smolensk in Poland declared seven days of national mourning. Expert "Newspaper EN" believes that the death of Kaczynski and his party allies "will turn into a storm for Polish political life.". . . . Читать полностью -->

From the ashes restored after the fire of the village will be more modern

Vladimir KuzminPresident Dmitry Medvedev urged the Ministry of regional development in the rebuilding of the burned villages to consider not only the timing but also the quality of the new life in the countryside, not forgetting, if possible, and such details of village life, as cellars and economic buildings.Personally visiting a number of victims of forest fires in the regions, regional development Minister Viktor Basargin came with a report to the head of state with the new data. Suffered 17 regions, 148 settlements, 2448 families. And this is probably not the final stats. "I think we'll have the numbers to change, because there are 100 victims of real estate, but still not found owners", - said the head of Ministry of regional development.From those who have already emerged as the victim, 1650 families chose to rebuild housing, 140 - with the purchase for compensation of apartments. Money for the restoration or purchase of housing are transferred to the accounts of contractors and citizens, selling apartments on the secondary housing market. Those victims who chose "live" money, get the required 2 million rubles. Читать полностью -->

A test of patriotism

People don't voluntarily go to confession, then the confession will come where they can't escape.Marina Volkova"The President of the Council of Muftis of Russia Ravil Gainutdin hoped that the presence of the clergy in the army will contribute to the growth of patriotism". (www.narodinfo)What is common between Oleg Deripaska and father a native from the village of Krukowski?"What they may have in common?", - answered a question with a question ten out of ten respondents, even without specifying who the grandfather Fomich and what village is this - Krukovka (fame Oleg Deripaska doubt not subject). "Look at you!", equally all ten responded when I gave them the answer: "And Deripaska, and grandfather Fomich - citizens of Russia".Russian citizenship have in common, besides Oleg Deripaska and grandfather Fomich, 141 867 538 people of our planet. Be conceived of citizenship as a common characteristic of Russians hard. It is difficult not because we are so different, but because our common - Russian - lost.We talk about patriotism in Russia is almost bad form. Not enough vocabulary to talk about love of country and accurately repulsive. Читать полностью -->

The end teterovski era (The Financial Times, UK)

Gideon Rachman, 28 April 2009'The British people are totally disillusioned with socialism. Thirty-year experiment has clearly failed - and now the people are ready to try something else'. Reasoned Margaret Thatcher on the eve of his first victory in a General election on 3 may 1979, But now, with the approaching thirtieth anniversary of the move 'the iron lady' at Downing street, many Britons have come to the conclusion: 'failed' yet another 'thirty years 'experiment'. This time, however, we are talking about the Thatcher era.The end of the Thatcher era - an event of global significance. Many steps, first undertaken by her office in Britain, and copied in other countries - privatization, deregulation, tax cuts, the abolition of control over the exchange rate, the attempts to weaken the influence of trade unions and an emphasis on the creation and not wealth distribution.Mrs. Thatcher came to power a year and a half before Ronald Reagan; later between the two leaders struck up 'ideological novel'. Читать полностью -->

Recalculate and tell

In October 2010 will be held in Russia census. The authorities intend to find out not only the number of Russians, but also to count all illegal immigrants. This time the participation of citizens in the census will be voluntary, but in the future, do not exclude Rosstat, it may become mandatory for allMoscow. On 11 December. IFX - all-Russia population census, which almost became a victim of the crisis cuts, will be in a previously planned in October 2010. "Rosstat, all territorial authorities across the country continue to prepare for this event", - reads the statement of the Federal service of state statistics (Rosstat).Fun to know how many now in the country of citizens and non-citizens, including illegal immigrants, as I live and breathe, not cheap. Читать полностью -->

The smoke returns

Last night in Moscow, the rain has broken records in a few hours the rain fell more than in all of July. He also dispelled the smog in the city, but the joy of Muscovites was short - lived-by noon, the smoke is back in town. And the expected deterioration of the situationMoscow. On 13 August. INTERFAX - IN the night from Thursday to Friday, the capital came to life in the most heavy rain in recent weeks, and perhaps months. In some parts of the city, rainfall lasted from midnight until 7-8 o'clock in the morning, occasionally the thunder roared, and the air temperature on the eyes and almost miraculously dropped to 20 degrees.On Friday morning in the cool and wet weather, the sky was covered with clouds. Читать полностью -->

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