Trump announced readiness to discuss with the President his “peace care” Policy:::: RBC

The President of the United States Donald trump is ready to meet with President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, but only to discuss his departure from power. About this American leader wrote on Twitter.

“I would meet with Maduro just to discuss one thing: a peaceful departure from power!”, — said trump.

He added that he will always oppose socialism and support the people of Venezuela. The President also wrote that his administration condemns “oppressive Maduro regime”.

Trump admitted the possibility of meeting with Maduro

In turn, Maduro said he was ready for dialogue with trump, but the conversation should build on respect. “When necessary, I am willing to hold a conversation based on respect with Donald trump,” said the President of the Venezuelan Agency AVN.

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Trump admitted the possibility of meeting with Maduro :: Policy :: RBC

The President of the United States Donald trump admits the possibility of meeting with the leader of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro. About this trump said in an interview with Axios.

“I would have to think about it… Maduro would like to meet… I, as you know, rarely speak out against meetings,” said trump, asked about his possible meeting with the President of the Bolivarian Republic.

Responding to a question about whether trump regrets that he followed the advice of former assistant for national security John Bolton on the support of the leader of the Venezuelan opposition of Juan Guido, the us President said the phrase “Not particularly”.

“Guido chose. I think I was not sure, but stated that someone will like it, others not,” trump added, noting that he was very against what was happening in Venezuela.

Maduro ordered to mobilize artillery to defend Venezuela

In February 2019, trump claimed that Maduro “several months ago” and asked the American President about the meeting with him, but he was refused. Then the US President said that he does not intend to hold a meeting because “in Venezuela happened so many terrible things.”

“It was the richest country in that part of the world. And now we see poverty, suffering, crime and all the other things that take place there”, — said the American leader.

In January 2019, the speaker of the National Assembly Juan Guido declared himself interim President of Venezuela amid protests that arose in the country according to the results of the victory of Maduro in the presidential election. The opposition accused him of fraud. Guido recognized the current President of the United States, and several European and Latin American countries. Russia, China and some other countries expressed support for Maduro.

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Died son of Nikita Khrushchev :: Society :: RBC

Sergei Khrushchev lived in the United States, he was a doctor of technical Sciences, Professor

Sergei Khrushchev

(Photo: Anton Denisov / RIA Novosti)

Great-granddaughter of Nikita Khrushchev, Nina told RBC that died the son of former Soviet leader Sergey. “Today in Cranston, Rhode island,” said she.

Since the early 1990-ies Sergei Khrushchev lectured in the United States and resided there.

Sergei Khrushchev was born in 1935. His mother was Nina Kukharchuk, which Nikita Khrushchev was in a relationship with 1924.

The son of a Soviet leader in 1958 graduated from the Moscow power engineering Institute (MPEI), after which he worked in the OKB Chelomei, worked on development of ballistic missiles. In 1963 he became a doctor of technical Sciences, Professor, hero of Socialist labor and Lenin prize laureate.

In Moscow found dead sister-in-law of Nikita Khrushchev

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“Roscosmos” made for the resolution against arms race in space – RBC

  1. “Roscosmos” made for the resolution against arms race in space RBC
  2. The United States has issued a response to the “Russian threat” in space Lenta.ru
  3. The Pentagon created the defense strategy of Russia and China in space Газета.Ru
  4. The United States presented a defence strategy in space with the “Russian threat” RBC
  5. “Roskosmos” has opposed an arms race in space RT in Russian
  6. Look up “Google news”

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In the draft defense budget of the United States have focused on competition with Russia :: Policy :: RBC

The U.S. Senate Committee on the armed force approved the draft defense budget by 2021 financial year (starts 1 October). The document published on the website of the Committee.

For the bill were 25 senators, against — two. Now the budget will be considered by the upper house of the us Congress.

‘ve budgeted $740,5 billion In it an emphasis on strategic competition with Russia and China.

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Slovenia is the first in Europe to announce the end of the coronavirus epidemic :: Politics :: RBC

The first case of coronavirus infection in Slovenia was registered on March 4, a total of 1464 carriers of infection were detected in the country, 103 patients with COVID-19 died.

According to Nova24TV, if the government had not made such a decision, then all restrictive measures in the country would have been extended for another month. Mass events will continue to be banned in the country, the requirements of social distance and the observance of protective measures and hygiene will be maintained.

Russian Permanent Representative appreciated the possibility of opening EU borders for Russians

However, border checkpoints will begin to open at which checkpoints will be organized. EU citizens will be able to enter Slovenia without complying with the 14-day quarantine, provided that they have not left the EU in the previous two weeks and they have no signs of infection.

For non-EU citizens, there is a mandatory 14-day quarantine, with the exception of some cases, such as a trip with a diplomatic passport or a visit to a funeral.

As in the world quarantine is gradually being canceled due to coronavirus. Photoreport


European countries began taking urgent quarantine measures against the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in March 2020. On March 17, entry into the Schengen countries, as well as the European Union, restricted entry for foreigners by 30 days; later, the European Commission recommended that this measure be extended until May 15. Crossing the border is allowed only to those with an urgent reason (funeral, subpoena), residence permit or long-term visa.

On May 14, the European Commission announced that the adopted “road map” implies a phased removal of restrictions on movement within the EU. At the second stage, it will be possible to begin to mitigate measures already at the external borders of the union.

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Naftogaz explained Vitrenko’s dismissal :: Business :: RBC

Yuri Vitrenko

(Photo: Serg Glovny / ZUMA Wire / TASS)

The dismissal of the executive director of Naftogaz of Ukraine Yuriy Vitrenko is associated with the optimization of the internal organizational structure of the company, as well as the redistribution of responsibilities between departments. This was reported in the communications department of Naftogaz in response to a request from RBC.

“The transformation eliminates duplication of functions, simplifies the interaction of units, builds a structure that will increase the effectiveness of the group,” the report said.

As indicated in the company, some functions of the divisions have already been restructured. “Similarly, the functional of the executive director of the Naftogaz group will be restructured,” the report says.

The company added that Otto Waterlander, Executive Director for Transformation of the Naftogaz Group, is responsible for operational and transformational processes.

Naftogaz manager linked his dismissal with refusal to fight against Russia

Photo: Yuri Vitrenko / Facebook

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Severgroup Mordashova launches health media :: Business :: RBC

Alexey Mordashov

(Photo: Andrey Epikhin / TASS)

Severgroup Medicine (part of Severgroup Russian billionaire Alexei Mordashov) is launching a new media called Kuprum, which will focus on health and quality of life. This is stated in the message of the company received by RBC.

The project has combined the publication “Just Ask” about medicine, the podcast about a healthy lifestyle “Without a hat” and the blog “Quality of Life”, the company explained. The goal of Kuprum is to create a platform on which scientific answers to questions about health, background information, as well as the opinions of doctors and scientists will be available, the company explained.

Materials for the project will be based on the latest scientific research on health, and they will be prepared by the Severgroup Medicine’s own medical editorial board, the report said.

Now Kuprum is published in its own social networks, but soon the company plans to launch a web version of the publication.

Mordashov announced plans to create a Russian analogue of Amazon

Alexey Mordashov

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National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine proposed Zelensky to extend sanctions against VKontakte :: Politics :: RBC

On May 15, Ukraine should expire sanctions against Russian Internet services that were introduced by Petro Poroshenko in 2017. National Security and Defense Council proposes to extend them

Photo: Sergey Konkov / TASS

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine submitted to the office of the President of the country a draft decree on the extension of sanctions against Russian Internet services and social networks Mail.ru, VKontakte and Odnoklassniki. This is stated in the message of the NSDC on the page on Facebook.

“Based on the results of consideration by the majority of members of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, a decision on the application, cancellation and amendment of restrictive measures (sanctions) was adopted,” the report said.

Sanctions against a number of Russian companies, social networks and individuals were introduced in Ukraine in May 2017. The corresponding decree was signed by Petro Poroshenko, who then held the post of head of state. In addition to Mail.ru services, Yandex services were also sanctioned. As a result, they were blocked in the country. The validity of sanctions and, accordingly, blocking should expire on May 15, 2020. At the time of blocking, the VKontakte site was the third most popular in the country, second only to the search engines Google and YouTube, Mail.ru and Yandex shared fourth and fifth places, Odnoklassniki were in tenth.

According to SimilarWeb, in January 2017, Ukraine accounted for 17.6% of the total VKontakte traffic. As of May 2020, the share of traffic from Ukraine to VKontakte fell to 6.48%. At the same time, in Ukraine, the Russian social network remained in fourth place in terms of traffic among all sites, losing only Facebook from social networks. “Classmates” took ninth place. On the 12th place was the Ukrainian version of Yandex, and on the 14th was the Russian version. Portal Mail.ru dropped to 17th line.

Representatives of Mail.Ru Group, Yandex, Odnoklassniki and VKontakte declined to comment on RBC.

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In Kiev, reported three violations in the sale of Sberbank to the government :: Economy :: RBC

The building of the National Bank of Ukraine

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The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) threatened to take measures in respect of the “daughter” of Sberbank amid the Russian government buying from the Bank of Russia a controlling stake in Sberbank. The Ukrainian regulator claimed three violations by the Russian government:

  • did not inform the National Bank of Ukraine three months before the acquisition of a substantial participation in Sberbank JSC about the intention of such an acquisition;
  • did not agree with the National Bank on the acquisition of a substantial stake in the bank;
  • did not submit to the National Bank a copy of the agreement (transaction), on the basis of which the transfer of ownership of the shares took place.

In this regard, the NBU sent inquiries to the Ministry of Finance of Russia and Sberbank with a request to provide explanations and relevant documents, and also informed them about the legal consequences of violation of Ukrainian legislation.

“The National Bank will give a legal assessment and consider the issue of application of measures of influence in the manner prescribed by law,” the statement said.

The media learned about the sale of a package of Sberbank at a price lower than planned

Photo: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti

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