Архивы за день 16 июня, 2019

FIDE obliges participating countries to hold championships with colored figures in support of LGBT and multiculturalism

LGBT

The International Chess Federation (FIDE), led by the new president, American Richard Taygarth, has introduced new rules for national and international championships. According to the document “On modernization, updating and ridding FIDE of prejudices motivated by hatred,” from now on all championships at the national and international level will be recouped with the help of …

In the archives of Moscow State University found a diploma of higher education of Mikhail Sholokhov

Mikhail Sholokhov

During the annual inspection of the archives of the Moscow State University, a graduate student of the educational institution Maxim Peshkov discovered a higher education diploma from 1937 in the name of Mikhail Alexandrovich Sholokhov. According to the document, the Nobel laureate in literature graduated from the mathematics department of the university. “Rumors that Mikhail …

In Yekaterinburg, «Dodo Pizza» faces closure due to fast food during Lent.

Dodo Pizza

In Yekaterinburg, the municipal diocesan commission for the protection of public morality and traditions sent a notification to the consumer supervision authorities about violations in two pizzerias of the Dodo Pizza chain regarding the content of meager ingredients in dishes during Lent. According to the findings of the commission, during the four control raids on …

As part of the liberalization in Turkmenistan, women were forbidden to ride bicycles

Turkmenistan

As part of a series of liberal and democratic reforms in Turkmenistan, women in this country were legally banned from riding bicycles. Such behavior was deemed «insulting the bright and chaste image of the Turkmen people, defaming people and the Supreme Leader.» According to the resolution of the Parliament, adopted with the support of 100% …