CEC identified two complaints of coercion to “vote in a certain way” :: Politics :: RBC

According to Ella Pamfilova, other complaints relate, for example, to the fact that PEC members do not check passports. She also called unacceptable the absence of observers at the polling stations.

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As of June 28, the Central Election Commission (CEC) received 4,870 appeals related to the nationwide vote on constitutional amendments. This was stated by the head of the CEC, Ella Pamfilova. Her words are quoted on the Telegram channel of the election commission. Of all the complaints, only two are related to coercion to vote “in a certain way,” she added. In total, 115 complaints were received about the possible coercion and use of administrative resources, TASS reported from Pamfilova’s words.

“There are only two appeals throughout the country where people say that they are allegedly forced to vote in a certain way,” the head of the CEC said.

How is the vote on amendments to the Constitution. the main thing

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Pamfilova added that on the Internet they began to discuss the absence, “even in isolated cases,” of observers during the voting. The head of the CEC said that this was “absolutely unacceptable,” and called for contacting the community of observers in cases where there are a lot of them in one polling station and not enough. “We stated that all procedures, all types of voting should be held with the participation of observers. Please, colleagues, strictly abide by this norm! ” – she said.

The head of the CEC also reported complaints about the fact that PEC members do not check passports. “None of the appeals to us should be left without attention … Go to the observers, and do not catch around the corner!” She summed up.

On the eve of Pamfilova, she spoke about 105 appeals in connection with a possible coercion to vote.

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Voting on amendments to the Constitution was to be held on April 22, but because of the coronavirus it was postponed. They decided to carry out the procedure from June 25 to July 1.


The British Embassy in Moscow raises the LGBT flag :: Company :: RBC

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The British Embassy in Moscow posted a rainbow LGBT flag in honor of the 50th anniversary since the first gay pride parade in new York in 1970. This Embassy reported in Telegram.

“Today at the Embassy we raise the LGBT flag in support of LGBT community, their rights and freedoms. <...> We absolutely do not accept any form of discrimination on any grounds, including sexual orientation and gender identity”, — stated in the message.

Foreign Ministry reacted to the photo with the LGBT flag at the U.S. Embassy song El Bimbo

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Previously, the LGBT flag posted to the American Embassy in Moscow. In response, the Russian foreign Minister left under the post of the Embassy in Facebook a link to the video with the song El Bimbo. This track is known as the song that played in the movie “Police Academy” when entering characters in a gay bar “the Blue oyster”. The foreign Ministry explained in the comments that he did it to support US “in a joyful and cheerful mood” in difficult times for America time.


Sobchak has filed a lawsuit against the German newspaper due to allegations of racism : Society :: RBC

Sobchak considered slander the title of the article Business Insider

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Ksenia Sobchak in his telegram channel announced the decision to sue the German edition of Business insider for defamation. The reason for this was the article published on 24 June.

“The German edition was published with the title “Ksenia Sobchak called black people stupid and lazy” and accused me of racism. It is an outright lie. Such words I never said. And I will demand an apology” — she promised.

Sobchak stressed that people “are NOT divided into whites and blacks, Caucasians and Asians”. “But people are divided into smart and stupid. For those who have an opinion and those who follow the crowd. I do not support any protest in any country when it is associated with violence. For me the main value is life, liberty and private property,” she said.

Sobchak said that her views are “right-wing liberal”. “Apparently, in our fast levelset world, such views have been outlawed. But I was never afraid of pressure on himself in the country, not afraid of him, and from the outside,” she said.

In the German version of Business Insider June 24 (screen the title contained in the message Sobchak in Instagram) published an article entitled “another scandal with Volkswagen after the racist ad: the Ambassador of Russian brand Audi calls black people stupid and lazy.”

In this material, Sobchak called “what kind of Russia’s response to Ivanka trump.” Indicates that it is “eight years is a brand Ambassador of Audi in Russia”, appears at events of the German company and publishes photos with cars in his Instagram.

Here are the messages Sobchak in social networks, in which she comments on the protests in the United States. In the online edition of the German Business Insider contains two hyperlinks to Instagram presenter, in which she criticizes the looting of shops “fighters for justice”.

There is a quote from one of the posts: “Those who managed to realize that to be successful you need [вкалывать]have become conditional Naomi Campbell, Obama and Winfrey. The rest will always find an excuse for themselves and their laziness and stupidity.

On the evening of 24 June, the newspaper Deutsche Welle reported that Audi took the decision to break a promotional contract with Ksenia Sobchak. With reference to the representative of the Audi of Werner Neuhold claimed that the incidents of Instagram Sobchak, “unacceptable”.


What happened during the night. Breaking news RBC :: Society :: RBC

The arrest of chief rival Lukashenko, a new low in the number of deaths from COVID-19 in Moscow, the Durov has promised to provide a job Telegram to China and Iran, foreign stocks will leave on the Russian stock exchanges — main news in review RBC

In Belarus arrested the head of Babariko and his son

One of the potential participants in the presidential elections in Belarus Victor Babariko arrested. Previously he was charged. What it accused the former head of the BGB, is unknown.

  • As reported in the election headquarters of Babariko, the prosecution also presented his son Edward, he is arrested. As reported TUT.by his girlfriend, a young man has been accused of tax evasion.
  • Both Babariko detained on 18 June. Prior to this, Belgazprombank (owned by “Gazprom” and Gazprombank), which Victor Babariko headed until may 2020, were searched. The businessman called the raids raiding and claimed that it is a campaign directed against him. Presidential elections in Belarus scheduled for 9 August.

In Moscow for the day revealed at least deaths from the virus since April

Over the past day in the capital died and another 20 people infected with the coronavirus, said operational headquarters. This is the lowest since April 16.


The Ministry of communications has issued a schedule of the export flight prior to July 1,:: Society :: RBC

The Ministry has published the schedule of export of flights from 20 June to 1 July. It is housed in the Ministry of Telegram channel for the removal of the Russians from abroad in connection with the pandemic coronavirus.

The date of the 32 planned flight. On 20 June the Russians evacuated from Osh (Kyrgyzstan), Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam) and Tashkent. The next day scheduled flight to Moscow from Bishkek, Chisinau and Belgrade and from Tashkent to Ekaterinburg.

June 22 will be five flights on route Phuket — Novosibirsk — Moscow — Saint-Petersburg, Bangkok — Novosibirsk — Moscow — Petersburg, Larnaca, Moscow, Dushanbe — Novosibirsk — Ekaterinburg and tel Aviv — Moscow.

The Russian Embassy reported cases of foreigners for export from USA

On June 23, scheduled flights from Tehran to Moscow from Tashkent to St. Petersburg with transfer in Moscow, and also two flights from Yerevan to Kaluga and Voronezh. On June 24 scheduled flights Hong Kong — Vladivostok and Yerevan — Rostov-on-don.


Friedman the company to increase its stake in the largest mobile operator of Turkey :: Business :: RBC

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The owners of Turkcell Holding, which owns 51% shares of the largest Telecom operator in Turkey, Turkcell, agreed to restructure the ownership structure in which the proportion of LetterOne Mikhail Fridman, German Khan and Alexei Kuzmichev, the operator will increase to 24.8%. This is stated in received by RBC release Swedish Teila and the message of Fund of national well-being of Turkey.

Before the transaction the Swedish TeliaSonera owned a share in more than 47% in Turkcell Holding. Share of 52.91% owned by Çukurova Telecom in which shares owned by Turkish Çukurova (51%) and “alpha-Finance” (49% through the “Alfa-Telecom”).

Now the Swedish company Telia sells its stake in 47.1% of Turkcell Holding $530 million This corresponded to a share 24,02% in the operator. Telia completes the withdrawal from participation in the company. Allison Kirkby, President and CEO of Telia, in the release called the decision “a final puzzle about leaving Turkey.”Now the company finally focuses on work in the Nordic countries and the Baltic States.

A joint venture of Turkcell Holding virtually ceases to exist. LetterOne by restructuring its stake in Turkcell Holding receives a direct share of ownership in Turkcell in the amount of 24.8%. Another 26.2 percent will be owned by national welfare Fund of Turkey, the remaining shares are in free float.

RBC sent a request to LetterOne.


The opponents of Lukashenko in the presidential election has ceased to leave on communication :: Policies :: RBC

Victor Babariko who is trying to compete with Alexander Lukashenko in the elections, in the morning I went to take the collected signatures and disappeared. According to Belarusian mass media, he could have been brought in for questioning in the case of Belgazprombank

Victor Babariko

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Rival of Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential election Victor Babariko stopped to get in touch this morning, RBC reported at the headquarters of the candidate in presidents of Belarus.

Together with his son Edward, who heads the election headquarters, Babariko I went to take another part of the collected signatures. After this, the two not communicate.

Tut.by citing staff reports that Babariko managed to collect 425 thousand. It became known yesterday that his account, on which is formed an electoral Fund, is blocked.

Telegram-channel of the Belarusian TV news Agency owned by the “BTRC”, reported that Babariko and his son taken to the Department of financial investigations of the state control Committee. “The main purpose of the visit was to conduct investigations related to tax evasion and legalization of illegally obtained income within the framework of a criminal investigation for BGB,” says the channel.

Opponents Lukashenko says: “Intimidation is a small part of what is happening”

Victor Babariko


Kadyrov told about the assassination attempt on Georgian journalist :: Society :: RBC

Chechen authorities have nothing to do with the assassination of the journalist of the Georgian TV channel “Mtavari arch” George Gabunia. About this Telegram was written by the head of the Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.

“Gentlemen, believe me, if someone acts on my behalf, he’ll do it,” — wrote Kadyrov.

“Completely uninteresting to me of the fable of the offended destiny of the people”, — wrote the head of Chechnya. However, he added that he forgot how Gabunia “insulted our country, our people.”

In Georgia detained a Russian in the case of the preparation of the assassination

The head of the Republic asked the Georgian authorities to rehabilitate the journalist, and he himself advised me to apologize for what happened. “Otherwise, I repeat, he will remain my enemy,” Kadyrov said.


More than 4 thousand people were cured of coronavirus in Moscow :: Society :: RBC

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In Moscow over the past day, another 4032 people have recovered from coronavirus, said Anastasia Rakova, deputy mayor of the capital on social development issues. Her words are given in the Telegram channel of the operational headquarters of the city to fight infection.

This is a record number of people who recovered in Moscow per day. The previous record was set on May 9, when 2520 people were cured of the coronavirus. The total number of recovered has increased in the capital to 17822, the vice mayor said.

56 people with coronavirus died in Moscow

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According to the staff, in Moscow over the past day, 6169 people have become infected. The total number of cases reached 115 909. 1124 cases died.

Earlier, the capital authorities extended the regime of self-isolation until May 31. According to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, it is too early to cancel restrictive measures in the city. In addition, from May 12, all residents of Moscow will be required to wear protective masks and gloves in public places.


What happened over night. RBC Main News :: Society :: RBC

In the Moscow Region, the regime of self-isolation was extended, Durov criticized the living conditions in the USA, banks did not dare to open accounts remotely, the United States sent a shipment of mechanical ventilation to Russia; the main news – in the review of RBC

The regime of self-isolation in the Moscow region was extended until the end of May

The authorities of the Moscow region against the background of the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 after Moscow extended the regime of self-isolation until May 31.

  • According to the decree of Governor Andrei Vorobyov, the ban on the holding of sports, entertainment, exhibition and other public events, as well as the provision of related services, including in parks and shopping centers, is extended in the region.
  • Digital passes that allow residents in exceptional cases to move around the area will not have to be renewed: they will continue to operate until the end of the month.
  • Whether the regime of self-isolation throughout Russia will be extended is still unknown. The Kremlin said that a few days remain before the end of the non-working period announced by the president.

Pavel Durov named seven reasons not to move to the USA

The film by Yuri Dudy about Silicon Valley “How the IT capital of the world works” did not leave indifferent the founder of Telegram Pavel Durov, who in his blog criticized the living and working conditions in the USA. This happened against the backdrop of the failure to launch the TON blockchain platform and the Gram cryptocurrency due to claims by the US regulator. The day before, the platform created on the basis of TON technological solutions was launched without the participation of Durov and Telegram.