Архивы за день 30 июня, 2019

20% of women deputies will leave the Norwegian parliament in connection with the new law on gender equality

women

The Norwegian Parliament amended the “Law on Gender Representation in Government”. According to the updates, which take into account the increase in the number of sexes in the country from two to five, the redistribution of posts will also affect Storting deputies. Part of female quotas will be given to representatives of 3 new floors. …

Kim Jong-un presented Trump Tetris backlit

Kim Jong-un

DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, during a meeting with US President Donald Trump, presented him as a souvenir one of the recent achievements of the high-tech sphere of the Korean national economy — tetris model 683-900 with integrated illumination. The product was produced by the Tanchon Experimental Tetris Plant, which assumed the corresponding socialist obligation especially …

Chinese tourists spend the night in queues at the Moscow Central Department Store and the St. Petersburg DLT

Moscow

Premium clothing stores are in short supply due to the influx of visitors from China. Products of the brands Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Versace and other elite brands are bought up instantly, as they appear on the shelves. Moscow and St. Petersburg take several hundred thousand Chinese tourists each summer. Guests …

Curiosity rover could mistakenly send data to Roscosmos

Curiosity

NASA experts are concerned about the decrypted latest data from the Curiosity rover, which has stopped communicating since June 10, 2018. American scientists are confident that, possessing artificial intelligence, the station decided to switch to the Russian communication control system and provides data to the MCC in Korolev. “We caught high-frequency signals coming from the …

A boxer was credited for defeating a LGBT representative

LGBT

Boxer Frederick Dikembe is deprived of the title of Swedish boxing champion for winning the final over the LGBT community Eric Marie Johansson, whom he defeated by technical knockout. The Svenskan publication notes that Dikembe raised their hands after the battle, but minority representatives appealed the decision in court. Among the arguments of the losing …

Muscovites protest against the construction of the Gorbachevskaya metro station

Gorbachevskaya

A rally was held in Khamovniki against the construction of the Gorbachevskaya station on the Sokolnicheskaya Line of the Moscow Metro. 2500 people took part in the protest actions agreed with the local authorities. The rally participants believe that the opening of the station, named after the last CPSU General Secretary, is an insult to …

In Russia, recognized extremist Soviet textbook on natural history

Russia

In Russia, Soviet textbook on nature science for the fourth class, written by Mikhail Skatkin, was added to the list of prohibited for distribution of extremist materials. The reason for entering into the register was information about the benefits of cultivating the hogweed Sosnovsky and “unreliable” data on permissible levels of environmental pollution. As noted …

Germany will study Iran’s experience in religious oversight over government

Germany

The Ministry of Religion of Germany has sent an official request to the Government of Iran to hold bilateral consultations on the methods of religious supervision over the executive and legislative authorities, which have been successfully used in the Islamic republic for 40 years. In exchange for the services of consultants, the Merkel government promises …