Timati said he was ready to be mobilized

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Rapper and businessman Timati (Timur Yunusov) wrote on his page on the social network that he was ready to be mobilized if a summons came.

Timati said that he was in Moscow and not going anywhere. He hasn’t received the agenda yet.

“If my specialty is needed, then I’m ready,” the rapper wrote.

Earlier it was reported that the Hero of Russia, Colonel General, Chairman of the Committee The Federation Council for Defense and Security, Viktor Bondarev, sent a report to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu that he wants to return to serve in the Russian Armed Forces and participate in a special operation.

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Kucheren’s lawyer told whether Snowden will fall under partial mobilization

Former US intelligence officer Edward Snowden, who received Russian citizenship, will not be drafted as part of partial mobilization, writes RIA Novosti.

This was stated by Snowden's lawyer in Russia Anatoly Kucherena. As the defender explained, the former employee of the National Security Agency of the United States did not serve in the Russian army and does not have a military specialty, so he does not fall into the category of those called up for partial mobilization.  

“And then he will act according to the law, as everything is provided for in Russian legislation”, — added Kucherena.

The lawyer also said that following Edward Snowden, his wife would also apply for Russian citizenship. At the same time, the couple's daughter is already a citizen of Russia by birthright.

Recall that Russian President Vladimir Putin gave Russian citizenship to ex-employee of the US National Security Agency Edward Snowden, who is accused in the United States of disclosing state secrets and  embezzlement of state property. According to the press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, Snowden was granted citizenship of the Russian Federation at his request.

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The commander of “Sparta” recorded a video instruction to help the mobilized

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Commander of the Sparta Battalion Artyom Zhoga, based on personal experience, recorded a video instruction on what clothes and equipment Russians who fell under partial mobilization should take with them. The corresponding video was published on Zhogi's Telegram channel.

According to him, you should definitely take several sets of thermal underwear, plenty of socks, trekking and ordinary leather warm shoes, a winter collar, a hat, several pairs of gloves, a raincoat.

In addition, according to the serviceman, the – basic kit and fleece. Jackets are required as winter is coming soon. It is also important not to forget about a sleeping bag and a voluminous backpack.

Zhoga noted that wet wipes, personal hygiene items, bags for storing things are still needed. You should put a flashlight, a thermal mug, a first aid kit, a phone (you can have several), an external charger in your backpack.

Recall that the President of the Russian Federation announced a partial mobilization in the country on September 21. It is planned that 300,000 reservists will be called up as part of it.

Russian leader Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov previously denied information that Russia plans to call up a million people as part of partial mobilization.

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About 400 mistakenly mobilized citizens returned home in Crimea

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In Crimea, about 400 people were returned home, who were mistakenly called up as part of partial mobilization, according to the website of the government of the republic.

As the head of the service for mobilization work and territorial defense of Crimea said Viktor Fesenko, for 300 people, mobilization was canceled on the very first day, since those called up were not suitable for their age.

Fesenko reminded that those liable for military service must report to the military enlistment office about all the changes that occur in life: from a change of residence before surgery.

The head of the service cited as an example a situation where a person was called up after undergoing surgery. He noted that the military registration and enlistment office simply could not have known about this situation.

“Most of the citizens themselves are to blame for not registering for the military on time. There should be a mark that the person is unfit for health reasons, the status will change. And the person will not receive a summons, — Fesenko stressed.

Earlier, the head of the Ministry of Digital Development, Maksut Shadayev, said that the department would approve an approximate list of IT specialties that give the right to deferment from conscription as part of partial mobilization. He noted that on September 27, a form will appear on the public services portal to receive a reprieve by such specialists. 

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Learn IT. Free courses for high school students opened in the country

Pupils in grades 8-11 throughout Russia will study modern programming languages ​​free of charge in a two-year course. Classes will be held in leading educational organizations online, and students will also be able to master the program offline — on the basis of the sites of your city.

In 2022, start training on the project "Code of the Future" will be able to 100 thousand schoolchildren across the country. They got this opportunity thanks to the national project “Digital Economy”

“Code of the Future” teaches to think

Education will be completely free, but for participation, everyone will have to pass an entrance test. Either the student himself, or his parent or legal representative can apply on the State Services portal. It is important that the applicant has a verified account. You need to pass the entrance test on the  platform of the educational organization within within five days from the date of receiving the link.

  Students will not only learn promising programming languages in the IT industry — such as JavaScript, C#, Python, C++, 1C, — but and will get a good base for final exam preparation, understanding of how IT teams work and the opportunity to develop the first project, — said Acting Rector of the University 2035, General Director of the NTI Project Support Fund Vadim Medvedev. — This will help the guys to decide on the future development trajectory in  IT».

The courses are aimed at learning modern programming languages. The volume is 144 academic hours — project participants will have two years to master the program.

Schoolchildren in grades 8-11 will be taught by the most experienced and qualified educational organizations, the programs of which were openly selected by University 2035, the operator of the “Code of the Future” project: Yandex, Uchi.ru, Innopolis University, 1C Obrazovanie, Maximum Education, Academy « Enlightenment”, “School of Programmers”, “Algorithmics”.

“Teaching programming in the  school forms in teenagers the ability to learn and adapt more comfortably to adult life, — tells pYulia Guseva, Head of the Center for Specialized IT Training at Innopolis University. — Additional IT education teaches children to think independently, develops their analysis skills and develops a creative approach to solving problems. Motivation to  learning is reinforced by the opportunity to apply the acquired knowledge during the creation of your project».

According to the plan of the federal project “Development of the personnel potential of the IT industry” national project “Digital Economy” at least 1.2 million Russian schoolchildren will be trained under the Code of the Future project and will be able to learn modern programming languages ​​for free by 2030 by the year.

The project is organized by the Ministry of Digital Development of the Russian Federation as part of the federal project “Development of human resources in the IT industry” national project “Digital Economy”. The project is operated by University 2035.

Preparing to change the future

In the Altai Territory, the IT-Cube digital education center, the Altai State Pedagogical University and the Altai Industrial and Economic College became such platforms. “First, students must pass a preliminary test. The training lasts two years: children will learn various programming languages, work with teachers, do homework, take exams, & nbsp; & mdash; told Director of the Altai Institute of Digital Technologies and  Evaluation of the Quality of Education Mikhail Ryazanov. — Graduates of this project will have high programming competences suitable for work in the country's leading IT companies».

In the Perm Territory, one of regional venues of the "Code of the Future" became secondary school No. 77. «Today, more than ever, the high-tech industry needs qualified personnel, so we are happy to use new forms of education — in in particular, creating projects, working in a team. All this prepares the guys to work in real startups that are aimed at changing our future», — says Headmaster Elena Ikonnikova. Participation in joint projects and communication with like-minded people — this is a great development opportunity for kids.

In the  Krasnodar Territory, training will be held at the  Center for Digital Education of Children "IT-Cube" on the basis of the Gymnasium № 87.

 We offer two programs — for beginner and advanced levels, — says principal of the gymnasium Alla Botvinovskaya. — Based on the results of entrance examinations, groups will be formed with a capacity of no more than 12 persons in each. Training at on the basis of our site will be held in full-time additional format, in the first and second shifts, so that the guys are not distracted from the main schedule. For both programs, classes will be held twice a week, for two academic hours».

Big Step

«Project «Code of the Future» — a big step towards strengthening the curriculum in mathematics and computer science. In  2021-2022, thanks to state support, more than 10 thousand people have already completed online programming courses. schoolchildren. Pupils of schools and gymnasiums from Belgorod, Novgorod, Kaluga, Tula, Orenburg, Nizhny Novgorod regions, Penza regions, the Republics of Bashkortostan, Tatarstan and Sakha (Yakutia) studied at the courses.

Schoolboy Egor TalkerFrom  Belgorod Region, thanks to his training, he decided on a profession: he sees himself as a specialist in Data Science or web and desktop development. Wants to develop in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Learn programming languages ​​at Code of the Future project it was not easy, but interesting: at that time, Yegor was in 7th grade, and on the course they used mathematics of 11th grade and the first year of university. I came to courses with experience, knew the Python programming language well and began to learn the C# language. In addition, behind Egor had a lot of practice, independent mini-projects, and three years of study at Quantorium technopark.

Ksenia Voronova from  The Republic of Tatarstan, thanks to the course, successfully coped with solving problems at the USE in informatics. The knowledge gained helped with admission. Ksenia was able to get into the second round of the grant competition for enrollment in Innopolis University and received a 100% grant for studying with scholarship.

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The son of the head of the Military Administration of the Zaporozhye region joined the volunteer battalion

The eldest son of the head of the Civil-Military Administration (CMA) of the Zaporozhye region, Yevgeny Balitsky, Alexander joined the volunteer battalion named after Pavel Sudoplatov. His father and the head of the regional administration wrote about this in his Telegram channel.

Balitsky noted that his sons grew up in a military family and considered it their duty to serve, but joining the army of the Kyiv regime was contrary to their principles.


“Today, as befits the men of the Zaporozhye region, he joined a volunteer battalion that will defend our land from Kyiv Nazism”, – Balitsky wrote.

Head of the Zaporozhye State Administration added that his son made the decision to become a volunteer himself, and his family supported him.

Earlier, Evgeny Balitsky called on Russian President Vladimir Putin after the referendum to consider the issue of recognition of the Zaporozhye region as an independent state and joining Russia as a subject.

Recall that the voting on the entry of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, as well as the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics into Russia, will end on September 27.

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Kadyrov showed a downed copter with the inscription “Greetings from New York”

Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov posted a video on his Telegram channel showing a quadrocopter shot down during the fighting. The following words are written on its combat charge: “Greetings from New York.”

Chechen fighters were able to shoot down the APU copter.

“What is the greeting, such is the answer”, – Kadyrov commented.

Earlier, Ramzan Kadyrov said that Russia has a colossal staff of employees of various departments in office, and even half of them “will demolish any Western army.”

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“There are many volunteers.” Reportage of a temporary mobilization point in Moscow

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The Museum of Moscow was crowded last Monday: from the morning of September 26 there was a temporary mobilization point for three military enlistment offices — Krasnoselsky, Tverskoy and Zamoskvoretsky.

Everything is harsh at the entrance: only those who came according to the agenda are allowed inside through the metal detector. Relatives and friends can wait in the patio. Inside — several rows of metal chairs — such as in any of waiting rooms, in front of them — TV on tripod. On the screen is the film "Station for Two".

The armchairs are free: there are about two dozen waiting men with backpacks and sports bags. Someone is talking with neighbors, someone is looking at the screen of a smartphone, someone is watching the complex relationship between Vera and Plato.

Slightly to the side — entrance to buffet. The girls at the counter explain that they feed everyone: both the mobilized and the military registration and enlistment office staff. There are no gourmet dishes, but and not fast food. According to their said, there were already quite a few volunteers in the first half of the day. Colonel running past — a 50 years old man with a thick cap of gray hair — confirms: “Volunteers?! Yes, there a lot of them!"

— Krasnoselsky who else?! — a low but distinct voice comes from the waiting room. Several people raise their hands. The officer assigns the order, invites the first to pass.

The impressive hall for paperwork has no windows. Three rows of tables set with the letter "P", on each straight —  a dozen jobs: officers in camouflage, female assistants — on the one hand, mobilized — with another. The tables are filled with computers, piled with papers. Work is in full swing.

In the room next  — social workers. If the person who arrived on the summons has reasons for delay, then they are sent here. Information about  children (elderly relatives requiring care) or other good reasons is specified instantly: within 20 minutes, an answer is ready. However, social workers act only in the role of experts, the final decision is made by the military commissar. According to the head of the social service, approximately 5% of everyone who arrives on mobilization passes through them. Sometimes a person receives a summons while on sick leave. Such people simply ask for a delay until the closing of the bulletin in the polyclinic. And there are also those who need the help of a psychologist.

There is also a medical board. But  the excitement is not observed there. As one of the mobilized people explained, he has no health problems, he is ready to serve. Why does it need additional checks?

In  the final waiting room, we sit down to a young guy with a neatly trimmed beard, he waits to be sent not alone. Next to the wife. He explains that when all the documents were completed, he asked to let her go to him. The employees of the mobile point reacted with understanding. And now the family is waiting for the officers to announce the loading.

There is also a small buffet next to it. The girl, pouring drinks from thermoses and distributing pies, says that all this was provided by a cafe that constantly works in the museum building. Another mobilized, receiving a glass of hot black coffee, says that he has a quite successful life. But behind   — service in the army. So he can cannot afford to ignore the call.

…The blue bus has already warmed up the engine. It's time to go, picking up backpacks, the men set off for the exit.

And mobilization continues.

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Briton who left his wife for a Ukrainian refugee regretted the relationship

British resident Anthony Garnett, who left his wife and children for a Ukrainian refugee, told the Daily Mail that he broke up with a Ukrainian woman after a serious quarrel, because of which he was even forced to call the police.


According to the Briton, the reason was the girl's aggressive behavior.

“On Saturday evening, she grabbed a knife and stabbed it several times into the wall. It scared me crazy. I had no choice but to call the police. What to do, I was afraid for my life, – shared the interlocutor of the publication.

Garnett also admitted that he was “tired” of irrational behavior of the girl, her insults and aggression.

“I made a mistake by starting a relationship with Sophia”, – summarized the Briton.

Earlier, it was reported about the plans of 39-year-old Anthony Garnett to go to Ukraine.  

Recall that Garnett left his cohabitant and children 10 days after the Ukrainian refugee moved in with them Sofia Karkadym. The Ukrainian woman arrived at the family home in May amid a special operation. 

En route from Germany to the United Kingdom, Karkadym suffered an eye infection. The girl will have a six-month recovery after the operation, Anthony Garnett decided to become her guardian. 

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Criminal gene. How maniacs are found in Russia by DNA

The first forensic DNA research in our country began in 1988 the year when the USSR State Committee for Science and Technology decided to organize genotyposcopy laboratories in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Since then, this method has helped solve tens of thousands of criminal cases, many of which seemed completely hopeless. In recent years, this work has become more and more effective due to the replenishment of the federal database of genomic information.

From a drop of saliva, sweat or a single hair from a crime scene, they learned to get data even about the appearance of a suspect. Aif.ru tells the stories of the most infamous villains who were caught thanks to these technologies.

Maniac's smile

One of the most famous and bloody criminals caught in Russia in recent decades, became the “Angara maniac” Mikhail Popkov. In terms of the number of victims, he far surpassed even Andrey Chikotilowho took the lives of 53 people. The killer from Siberia has 80 proven murders, most of which he himself confessed to after receiving a life sentence in 2015. For such convicts, participation in investigative actions on new episodes of crimes outside the walls of a special regime colony — it's like going on vacation. And to such a life in which he is happy to be "free" even in handcuffs with a chain, DNA chains were brought.

In the 90s, Mikhail Popkov served in the Angarsk police, where he received the nickname “Misha-smile”. The junior sergeant was always very friendly, did a good job as an operational duty officer and was considered an exemplary family man. No one noticed how a bloodthirsty beast arose under the mask of a good-natured man, awakened by a heartfelt insult. She was caused by the betrayal of her wife, whom Popkov once accidentally found out about. He loved his daughter very much and decided to save the family, but began to take revenge on other women whom he considered vicious. After work, he often taxied, picking up pretty strangers at bus stops or at hot spots. The man used his charms, offered to drink together in solitude, and many agreed that it cost them their lives.

Mikhail Popkov. Frame of TV channel Russia 1

Popkov claimed that his victims voluntarily entered into sexual intercourse with him and only then they themselves brought him to sin. Allegedly, in the course of quarrels from the enmity that arose, he killed them and hiding the remains in the forests. But more eloquently than any of his words, which cannot be verified, spoke the remains of the unfortunate. Many were found with terrible injuries from axes, knives, screwdrivers and other items. In one of the victims, the monster even cut out the heart. Nevertheless, similar murders of women in the vicinity of Angarsk were investigated separately for a very long time. Everything changed only in 1998 the year when rumors about a sex maniac spread in the city. The case was taken over by the investigative-operational group, which then got dozens of victims of the criminal.

But the search for the killer dragged on for many years. In the end, two factors played a key role. One of them was the conclusion that a person in uniform was involved in the crimes. This was indicated by many things, including the testimony of the miraculously surviving victim of Popkov about the attack of a policeman who was not her. Based on this, in the 2000s, thousands of people, including former and current employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, took DNA tests to compare them with the genome of the criminal. The cautious villain left no evidence other than his biomaterial. And it was possible to bring everything together in 2012 year, when the Investigative Committee resumed the investigation of the criminal case, which had already been closed and was considered hopeless.

By that time, Popkov had not worked at the Ministry of Internal Affairs for a long time and drove a foreign car from Vladivostok to for sale. During such a flight, he was detained. The man did not resist and immediately confessed to more than two dozen murders. From his words, he stopped doing them in the late 2000s due to impotence resulting from venereal disease. The forensic examination recognized Popkov as sane, but at the same time revealed a mental deviation in him — homicide mania. This is a strong desire to kill people, which the maniac himself explained by the desire to rid the world of fallen women. During an interview behind bars, he lamented that he didn't foresee just one thing. Like, he couldn't have imagined such a development of technology in which he would be found by the traces of DNA left many years ago.

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Whispering rapist

At some point, Mikhail Popkov was being tested for involvement in the rape of women in a city located three hundred kilometers from Angarsk, which by siberian standards — trifle. But it turned out that a local serial criminal was operating there, no less cautious and dangerous. Moreover, it was calculated using the methods of DNA examination by members of the same investigative-operational group that caught the Angarsk maniac. At the end of his case, they immediately began to unravel the tangle of dozens of sexual crimes that occurred in Tulun. Again, at the beginning of the dashing 90s, attacks began there, between which for a very long time they could not or did not want to see an obvious connection.

The Tulun rapist committed attacks at night time right on the streets of the mining town. He approached the women quickly from behind and puts a knife to the throat so that they wouldn call for help. Then he takes         to an uninhabited place like an abandoned building and does his job. The offender did not seek to kill, but threatened all the victims with reprisal if they contacted the police. If a woman had a passport with her, the attacker recognized the address, some he pricked or cut with a knife to intimidate. After that, not everyone dared to report the crime, and those who did could tell little. The rapist did not show his face, for the complexity of identification by his voice he spoke in a whisper, had the usual dense physique. But there were also clues: many reported about dirty work clothes and persistent smell of diesel fuel.

Tulun rapist Pavel Shuvalov. Frame of TV channel Russia 1

Detectives followed the fuel trail in the 2000s, which saw the peak of rapes. They interrogated everyone who dealt with transport and solar oil — taxi drivers, tractor drivers, truck drivers, depot workers. Then the search came to a dead end, but in 2018, the matter was thoroughly taken up. The  investigative-operational group had a strong trump card in hands from the site of one of the rapes, where biological traces of the maniac with his DNA were left on the earth. They helped test thousands of men for rape, from whom samples of the epithelium of the oral cavity were taken. As a result, the coincidence of the genetic profile played a decisive role after the offender was identified by orientation. It turned out to be a resident of Tulun Pavel Shuvalov, who worked for many years as a bulldozer operator at a coal mine.

In order not to frighten off the rapist who could hide, we went to a trick. At the beginning of 2019, a district police officer came to his house and asked him to testify about a recent fight. At the police station, Shuvalov said that he knew nothing about her and signed the protocol, leaving biological traces on the pen. After their investigation, he was detained. Investigators had evidence that almost thirty residents of the city, including minors, became victims of the criminal. Shuvalov killed two women for violent resistance. But only a part of the crimes was investigated at the court, since in 2019 many materials were destroyed by the infamous Tulun flood, and the statute of limitations expired in some episodes. As a result, last fall, 53-year-old Shuvalov was sentenced to 24 years in a strict regime colony.

Shuvalov himself pleaded guilty in part. He tried to prove that he killed the two women not on purpose, but accidentally. Psychiatrists helped to understand the motives for his violent actions. The offender was diagnosed with raptophilia — a mental disorder in which arousal occurs with pleas for mercy. It also turned out that he made his attacks spontaneously after drinking alcohol. The rapist could suddenly leave his drinking companions and go looking for a suitable victim on the neighboring streets. At the same time, the man was even acquainted with some of the victims or their relatives, because Tulun — small city. Like Mikhail Popkov, this criminal did not arouse any suspicions in relatives and relatives. He lived with his wife, who taught Russian at school, and raised two children.

Adsky Fizruk

DNA technologies in forensics work not only on the principle of a fingerprint, when to prove guilt you just need to compare the genetic profile of a particular suspect and the material from the crime scene. They also allow you to determine the various features of the appearance of a person who left his biological mark. Thanks to this, it was possible to catch a pedophile who for many years attacked girls with impunity in Novosibirsk. He imperceptibly pursued younger schoolgirls to their home and followed went into the porch, where he introduced himself as a housing office employee. The man said that he needed to check the meter or feel the battery. Minors opened the doors, and if their parents weren't in the apartment, then the unknown person calmly committed violent acts.

Photo: Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for the Novosibirsk Region

The first of these attacks took place in the 2000s. Then the search didn't lead to anything, and the pedophile himself stopped his attacks for several years. But when           it became known about a series of new crimes of the  communal worker, he was taken seriously. Ambushes were set up near schools and sketches were made, only each time the faces on them turned out to be different. The children could not really describe the offender, although many pointed out one important common feature: the offender had a non-Slavic appearance. . According to DNA, they learned to determine the ethnic and territorial origin of a person, which works especially accurately with small nationalities.

The database of the research institute made it possible to establish that a pedophile from Novosibirsk — Buryat roots. Scientists even indicated a specific region of Buryatia, where the male ancestors of the offender lived. At the same time, it was determined that according to his mother, he is most likely Russian. This mixing of blood explained why the children could not understand the nationality of a man. There were suggestions that he might be Asian, Caucasian, Gypsy. Understanding that you need to look for a mestizo, significantly narrowed the circle of the search. Starting with working off hundreds of people, they systematically came to & nbsp; several dozen suspects. The work used information about the physique of a pedophile, recordings from video cameras and data about cell phone numbers glowing near crime scenes. All these threads led the detectives to a native of the Barguzinsky district of the Republic of Buryatia, who was named by Tomsk scientists.

Novosibirsk pedophile Ruslan Ochirov. Photo: Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for the Novosibirsk Region

Ruslan Ochirov was engaged in martial arts, so they decided to detain him carefully in order to avoid resistance. The man was stopped in the car by the traffic police under the pretext of checking documents, and he didn’t even have time to come to his senses when the handcuffs snapped on him. Although Ochirov refused to admit his guilt in the attacks on schoolgirls, this did not help him in any way. DNA examination confirmed that it was his biological traces that were found at the crime scenes. For 14 attacks, the court sentenced the pedophile to 18 years in prison. Many parents in the region learned with horror that at one time Ruslan Ochirov worked as a physical education teacher at a school where he could look out for the first victims. But due to a small salary, he quit his job and went to work in a taxi. By the way, this criminal was also a family man and raised two children.

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The man’s voice remains. How a school teacher saved a pensioner in Mariupol

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A resident of Labinsk, Krasnodar Territory Mikhail (he asked not to name his surname) saved his own aunt — 77-year-old Ustiniya Terentyevna Goncharova, who was hiding from Ukrainian shelling in the cellars of Mariupol.

A 49-year-old man works as a music teacher at a school. When the volunteers found him and asked if he knew Ustinia Terentievna, the man volunteered to go and pick up his own aunt. At that moment, the allied troops had just liberated the city from Ukrainian units.

Here is Mikhail's story from first person.

Aunt Nina

Ustiniya Terentievna — this is my aunt Nina, my mother's sister from Mariupol. I remember how in 80s I came to to this beautiful city, it was then called Zhdanov.

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My aunt worked in the trade, then her son was still alive. Ustinia Terentievna divorced her husband early, she raised her son alone. The man fell ill in the early 2000s, and the doctors did not save him. In recent years, my aunt lived alone.

I haven't seen her for more than eight years. In                 there was a military coup in               She replied that this was impossible, since people were not allowed out of the country and that she cannot talk everything by phone.

«Even Misha, you can imagine what      us here in Mariupol is going on!» — she cried into the phone.

When the special operation (SVO) began in February 2022, I no longer hoped to see her, especially since her legs hurt. I saw a letter from volunteer Larisa.

She asked if does me know Ustiniya Goncharov? I replied that yes and asked how I can help her? The news was told to my mother in Astrakhan, she immediately said that she was ready to receive her sister.

I arrived at the border checkpoint Veselo-Voznesenka (Rostov region), where I met with volunteers, and we went to Mariupol.

I couldn't even imagine what was waiting me in just-liberated Mariupol…

People in soot and smell of burning 

Volunteers brought dry rations, other provisions and  ;humanitarian.

Mariupol appeared before me as a ghost town, destroyed and deserted, on the right bank — shot at the Azovstal plant.

I was scared. Volunteers traveled "points" and handed out provisions to people. Mariupol residents were very hungry, their eyes were empty, they looked at each other with suspicion.

People were all in soot, they smelled of burning.

After the humanitarian aid was handed out , we went to a nursing home, where we sheltered my aunt.

I didn knew what to give to eat

When I saw Aunt Nina, I got scared. There was only one voice left of the man I knew. She was like a skeleton covered in leather, so thin. She couldn walk with her feet.

Aunt Nina was happy to see me, we cried together, she agreed to leave.

On stretcher we transferred her to car. On the road, I was restless, I was afraid that I would not deliver.

She lay motionless, you can't put her on her side, it hurts what to feed — I didn know. Volunteers helped a lot — changed her clothes, changed diapers.

I was surprised at their well-coordinated work, I bow to for their work. Perhaps God moves them and gives them strength. I think they are doing a powerful thing — they carry food to people in their personal cars, help those in need.

Mikhail takes Aunt Nina from Mariupol to Russia. Photo: TG-channel "Not indifferent"

How a pensioner ended up in a nursing home

While we were driving in the car, Aunt Nina told what it was like to be under the Nazi regime in Ukraine.

She lived in a nine-story building. Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine knocked on her apartment and said: open the door or we will break it open. She opened the door, which means she was still walking on crutches.

Ukrainian soldiers ordered her to leave the apartment, as they had set up a firing point there.

«There was a gunner on the roof who coordinated the target, on the upper floors there were snipers, — Aunt Nina recalled.    I just came out, and        the house collapsed. Then she hid in basements, starved, because she was afraid to go out into the street».

According to her aunt, volunteers found her and sent her to a nursing home. And in a conversation with a social worker, she talked about a relative who lives in Krasnodar Territory.

Aunt Nina visits her sister in Astrakhan. Photo:  TG-channel "Careful"

Aunt Nina's rehabilitation

We took Aunt Nina to Astrakhan, to my mother, then there is her own sister.

Mom called the "hot line", and Aunt Nina was admitted to the hospital.

Now Mom is doing the paperwork — Russian citizenship, passport, documents for social payments. A lot of bureaucratic red tape needs to be overcome.

After the hospital, Aunt Nina was promised to be sent to a rehabilitation center.

According to her mother, her sister has a mental disorder, she constantly feels hungry. Therefore, psychological rehabilitation is also ahead.

“Ustinia is recovering, her skin has turned pink, her cheeks have appeared, she has become like a man”, — my mom says.

The way home

Today, the volunteers have completed the search for 13 of 39 stories of the Mariupol Nursing Home guests.

Three old people have already left home to relatives due to the fact that the volunteers of the public movement “Careful” found their relatives and helped to organize a trip to Russia.

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The story of a deception. How I was “bred” by scammers

I've been telling readers about all kinds of fraud for almost 20 years. Including — about telephone. It would seem that I know everything about it. But, as they say, there is a hole in the old woman, — once I got caught. I (!!!), an experienced journalist and a real colonel, swallowed the “hook”, about which I myself warned readers many times.

It happened in the morning. I got a call from a man who introduced himself as a police officer — senior lieutenant from Ryazansky Lane, building 1. The Main Directorate for Economic Security and Anti-Corruption is located there. I have been there and interviewed. I am well aware that the police do not call ordinary citizens — for no reason. If you need to talk, they themselves come “to” or invite you to a summons. But I am — not an ordinary citizen. Let me remind you that for two decades I have been in close contact with the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, I call these guys myself, I find out something from them, and they call me. That is why I was not surprised and alerted by the next call — maybe at work. Moreover, they immediately addressed me by my first name and patronymic, as if I were an old acquaintance. Which is what I bought into.

And then, as I believe, there was an NLP session — neuro-linguistic programming. This is a kind of hypnosis based on certain code words or phrases that affect the subconscious. They began to ask me questions whether I knew a certain citizen, how long I had talked with a notary, whether I had drawn up a power of attorney, whether I had taken loans, what and where my deposits were, how much I earn. And every time they clarified — did you understand me well? Apparently, this was the programming key, which is why I “floated”. 

During the conversation, I was informed that some unscrupulous employees of Sberbank “leaked” my passport data to scammers who are now — here literally right now — draw up a loan of 200 thousand rubles in my name. 

In order for me not to owe anything to the banks, I need to talk to the employees of the Central Bank's own security service. They will contact me — just don't switch. Indeed, two girls with pleasant voices talked to me in turn, who asked the same questions as the “senior lieutenant”. At the same time, I was strictly warned not to say anything even to the closest people — they say, this is a bank secret, and its disclosure threatens with criminal punishment, and not only for me, but also for my relatives. This — is also logical: any person nearby could easily break the “enchantment” by twisting a finger at the temple: “What are you doing, idiot ?!” By the way, employees of the Central Bank also never call individuals. And if a representative of a commercial bank, the same Sberbank, contacts a client for some reason, then a short number is displayed on the phone, for example 900.

And finally, “the cherry on the cake.” “Security Officer” she strictly warned me to coordinate all my telephone conversations with her. I can call both the police and scammers. Therefore, before answering, you need to tell the incoming number to her, and she will give the go-ahead. But first you need to put the phone on charge and replenish the account. In a moment I understood why it was necessary — I got a call from… USA.

The veil fell from my eyes, and with trembling fingers I dialed the number of Lieutenant General Yuri Zhdanov — Help!

Yuri Zhdanov, Lieutenant General, Doctor of Law, Honored Lawyer of Russia, Professor:

— A conversation with my friend, a well-known journalist who has been interviewing me for print and electronic media for more than four years, including on issues of cybersecurity, cyber fraud, the state of crime in this area, both surprised and upset me. It turned out that, violating all the instructions, which he himself wrote about, he entered into a dialogue with the scammers. I have always said that the criminal world is improving, and professional and simply talented psychologists are on their side.

A polite address by name and patronymic dulled Mikhail's vigilance, and he told some of the data, which he himself warned readers about as unacceptable behavior during such calls. However, later he had a suspicion that suddenly something was wrong… 

From his words, it immediately became obvious to me that these were scammers, but due to Mikhail's insistent request, I decided to double-check myself.  

I forwarded all the information Mikhail gave me to Sergey Lebed, head of the Sber Cybersecurity Service. He unmistakably made the same diagnosis as I did and instructed his subordinates to check the information to prevent fraudulent activities against a respected journalist. While we were conducting our own investigation, and I forbade Mikhail from further negotiations, the scammers began to lose their nerve, and as evidence they sent him a copy of Istomina A.S.'s certificate, allegedly signed by the deputy chairman of the Central Bank. True, not on that letterhead — from the field of primitive fakes of the 90s. Then calls began to be heard not only from Russian, but also from American numbers, they persistently wrote to the chat to continue the dialogue.


Once again I want to reach out to all gullible people:

1. Do not negotiate with law enforcement officers about cyber fraud by phone! Let them send a summons, further according to circumstances. 

2. The security service of the Central Bank, Sberbank and other banks never call clients and do not try to “check” with them; or fish out their personal data and any personal information. 

3. If you have any questions about such requests, please call your bank yourself to clarify the problem. 

4. And the last. All dialogues with such “employees” work against you! Never share your personal information with anyone!

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The head of Buryatia urged sellers to reduce prices for goods for mobilized

Head of Buryatia Aleksey Tsydenov urged sellers to refuse large markups on goods for the mobilized. The head of the republic wrote about this in his Telegram channel.

Aleksey Tsydenov met with mobilized men in military units. They told the head of Buryatia that overall prices for overalls, equipment and uniforms had risen sharply in stores.

In this regard, Tsydenov appealed to sellers to “return prices back.”

In addition, The head of Buryatia reminded employers that places are reserved for the mobilized in all organizations.

Earlier it was reported that the head of the Ivolginsky district of Buryatia, Nikolai Emonakov, handed over to the mobilized residents the hadaks and amulets of Dugarzham. According to him, the talismans are needed to help the villagers return home alive and without injuries.

Mobilization measures were completed in Crimea on September 25. The head of the region Sergey Aksyonov said that the plan for conscription was fully implemented in the republic.

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Ride a seahorse. Scientists have solved the main mystery of our memory

University of Maryland scientists have solved the mystery of facial memory loss, when a person cannot remember the appearance of another person with whom they spoke just a few hours ago. 

Many people report this MASS MEDIA. But when you read further, you understand that the problem is somewhat different. After all, the experiment, published in the journal Aging Cell, was carried out on mice. And for sure, they will not be able to determine in the study not only human faces, but also their muzzles. However, the work of scientists is still interesting and especially promising in terms of creating drugs that improve memory.

Memory — tangle of associations

The study concerns the so-called associative memory. It is able to recognize and memorize unrelated words, texts, facts, etc. Thanks to it, we can more easily retrieve the necessary information from memory, and the more extensive the network of associative links a person has, the better he remembers and then more easily remembers that need. This is the most important memory for us, it underlies our opinions, judgments, tastes, etc. Associative memory — the basis of our value system. Thinking, perception of the world and decision-making are connected with it. 

The associations that arise in the learning process have a biological basis, and this is precisely what American neuroscientists have studied. They work not only at the University of Maryland, as the news assured us, but also at the University of South Carolina. Their experiment is very complicated, but here is the main thing that they found: the deterioration of associative memory with age (this process is well known) is associated with an increase in the activity of the gene encoding the synthesis of a special protein PDE11A4. 

On the waves of our memory

The protein itself works exclusively in the hippocampus. This is the name of the brain structure, similar in shape to a seahorse (in Latin it is called the hippocampus) and responsible for the associative memory of a person. And so, this indirectly indicates the involvement of PDE11A4 in the mechanisms of memory regulation. 

But scientists have also shown that inhibition of the activity of this protein improves associative memory. And, therefore, its role in memory can be considered proven. And since this gene and protein are present in both mice and humans, the experimental data can be transferred to humans. 

Another value of the study is that the PDE11A protein is an enzyme that is relatively easy to develop a drug that will regulate its activity. And if a PDE11A inhibitor is created, then by inhibiting the activity of the enzyme, it will be able to improve associative memory in humans. This is the next goal of the researchers.

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Can they serve a summons if you are not at home?

The decree on partial mobilization has given rise to many rumors. One of the popular — about

that the subpoena could allegedly be served in your absence. lawyer Smbat Alikhanyan, general director of a law firm, told aif.ru if they can serve a subpoena in your absence.

Can they serve you a subpoena if you are not at home?

— No. If they came to your home, but you are not there, then the delivery is physically impossible. According to paragraph 2 of the latest edition of the Federal Law No. 53-FZ “On military duty and military service”, citizens subject to conscription for military service are required to receive subpoenas from the military commissariat against receipt.

Therefore, in your absence, no one can hand over a summons to the military registration and enlistment office. In addition, it cannot be thrown into the mailbox or passed on through relatives.

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Can my mother sign for the summons?

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The decree on partial mobilization gave rise to many rumors. We analyze the most popular: can a relative — mother or wife? Answered by lawyer Smbat Alikhanyan, general director of a law firm.

Can a relative (mother, wife) sign for receipt?

— No, he can not. The conscript must be personally notified. According to paragraph 2 of the latest edition of the Federal Law No. 53-FZ “On military duty and military service”, the summons is handed over to conscripts personally. 

Citizens subject to conscription for military service are required to receive subpoenas from the military commissariat against receipt. At the same time, you must provide an identity document. 

Therefore, an outsider, even a relative, cannot get a summons to the draft board for you.

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In Russia, 40,188 new cases of COVID-19 infection were detected per day

Over the past day, 40 188 cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Russia. This was reported at the federal infection control headquarters.

It is noted that 1,526 people were hospitalized in the country during the day, which is 21.2% less than the day before. 44,257 people recovered over the past day, died – 85.

The incidence rate of COVID-19 per 100,000 population decreased by 7.23% over the past week. At the same time, the incidence increased in 38 regions of the Russian Federation.

Previously It was reported that Hong Kong from September 26 cancels the mandatory quarantine for all arriving tourists. Travelers are required to stay at the hotel under medical supervision for three days. At the same time, they will be allowed to go outside, but foreigners cannot visit bars and restaurants during this period.

In Thailand, restrictions on tourists introduced earlier due to the coronavirus will be lifted from October 1. They will not need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or antigen test results. And people with mild symptoms of SARS will only be advised to wear masks and keep their distance.

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Do I need a supporting document when receiving a subpoena?

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The decree on partial mobilization gave rise to many questions. Do I need an identity document when receiving a subpoena? Answered by lawyer Smbat Alikhanyan, general director of a law firm.

Do I need an certifying document when receiving a subpoena?

— Yes I need it. The recruiting office has your signature. It can be a receipt or a tear-off sheet on the agenda itself. The form is presented in Appendix No. 1 of the Instruction for the preparation and conduct of activities related to the conscription of citizens of the Russian Federation who are not in the reserve.

The summons from the military registration and enlistment office is handed over against signature. Therefore, without documentary evidence that the military registration and enlistment office came specifically to the conscript whose name appears in the notification, they will not be able to hand over the summons to you.

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Who can serve a summons to the military registration and enlistment office?

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The decree on partial mobilization gave rise to many questions related to the organization of the process. Can a postman bring a summons to the army? Or a courier? Answered by lawyer Smbat Alikhanyan, general director of a law firm.

— The summons can only be served by: an employee of the military registration and enlistment office, an employee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs or the Russian Guard, an employer. Only these categories, according to Art. 4 Federal Law No. 53 dated March 28, 1998.

All other categories do not have the right to bring you this document. 

At the same time, the summons is handed over personally to the draftee against signature.

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Why were the former top managers of Eurostandard Bank convicted?

The Moscow city prosecutor's office approved the indictment of two former top managers of the bankrupt bank “Evrostandard” for embezzlement of five million dollars, Kommersant reports.

What is known about the accused?

Former and. about. Deputy Chairman of the Board of the credit institution Natalya Vazhnatkina and Daria Gnezdich, as well as the former adviser of the latter Oleg Oldman.The investigators name the organizers of the crime Vazhnatkina and bank employee Anastasia Oskina, who has been put on the international wanted list. Moreover, according to the investigation, the latter may be the alleged owner of the bank.

All defendants are involved in a criminal case of embezzlement by fraud (part 4 of article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) of five million dollars.

The perpetrators of the theft recognized Gnezdich and Oldman. The first replaced Vazhnatkina as the head of the bank two months before the license of the financial institution was revoked.

What is the essence of the matter?

According to investigators, on the night of November 23-24, 2017, five million dollars disappeared from the bank vault. The organizers entrusted the export of cash to certain representatives of the “legal entity”. They exchanged the stolen dollars at Globexbank for 295 million rubles. The investigation is sure that “financially responsible persons” were involved in the theft, since no hacking of the vault was recorded.

During the investigation of the case, Vazhnatkina was detained. Gnezdich and Oldman were not available — they left Russia for Serbia. Both are on the international wanted list. Vazhnatkina was first put under ten-month house arrest, then the preventive measure was changed to a written undertaking not to leave.

In February 2020, Oldman returned to Russia, informing the police about this. He spent more than a year in prison. Now he is under a ban on certain actions, the newspaper writes.

Exactly one year after that, Serbia extradited Gnezdich to Russia, who continues to be in custody.

As for Oskina, after long litigation, it was almost impossible to prove her involvement in the management of the bank. Although this fact was confirmed by numerous testimonies of witnesses and the accused. And only in August 2022, the Tverskoy District Court of Moscow arrested her in absentia.

Have the stolen money been found?

According to the materials of the case, the stolen funds have not yet been found. So far, the final beneficiaries of the credit institution — Oskin appears in the case only as an adviser to the chairman of the board of the bank.

Although later the RF IC named a completely different person as the owner of this bank. In particular, as part of the investigation of a criminal case on embezzlement (part 4 of article 160 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), more than half a billion rubles from DS-Bank was detained by its former owner Ildar Klebleev. according to the department, in 2016 he and his accomplices laundered 350 million rubles from DS-Bank, acquiring a 100% stake in the authorized capital of CB Eurostandard; writes the publication. He was sentenced to eight and a half years in prison. 



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Can they serve you a summons on the street?

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The decree on partial mobilization gave rise to many questions about the organization of the process. Can they serve you a summons on the street? Answered by lawyer Smbat Alikhanyan, general director of a law firm.

Can you be served with a subpoena on the street?

— Yes they can. This is not prohibited by law. 

According to paragraph 2 of the Federal Law No. 53-FZ “On military duty and military service”, if the conscript is not at the place of residence or at work, activities related with conscription for military service, are assigned to the relevant internal affairs bodies on the basis of an appropriate written request from the military commissariat. & nbsp;

Important: an employee of the military registration and enlistment office, an employee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs or the Russian Guard, an employer can serve a summons. Only these categories, according to Art. 4 Federal Law No. 53 dated March 28, 1998. In this case, the document is handed over personally to the conscript — against signature and in the presence of identity documents.

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He died in the battle with Nazism. The fiery life of Alexei Zhuravko

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There are people who, despite the absence of any physical defects, show weakness and cowardice. And there are others who, faced with barriers set up by nature and circumstances, demonstrate resilience and incredible strength of mind.

“A missile flew at a peaceful facility”

September 25, 2022 in as a result of the rocket attack on Kherson, the ex-deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Aleksey Zhuravko was killed. Deputy Head of the Military-Civilian Administration (CAA) of the Kherson Region Kirill Stremousovin his Telegram channel he said: “Today my friend Alexei Zhuravko passed away. Aleksey was killed as a result of shelling by Ukroameronazis in the center of the city. A rocket projectile flew at a peaceful facility in which Alexei was located. Eternal memory to our colleague and brother.

For the first time I had a chance to talk with Alexei Zhuravko during one of the TV broadcasts, to which he connected via Skype. He impressed with his energy, pressure, confidence, clarity of position. With what surprise I learned that Alexei is a disabled child.

Written by «disabled» — and realized that this is not applicable to Zhuravko. He lived as if he had no illness.

Defeating destiny

He was born in 1974 with a severe pathology of the arms and legs — one leg was actually missing, the second was shortened, there was practically no left arm below the elbow. Alexei's parents, a solid family by Soviet standards, were persuaded to abandon the child. The baby was sent to a specialized orphanage “Kolokolchik” in Dneprodzerzhinsk.

Contrary to modern stories about the horrors of Soviet orphanages, Zhuravko claimed that he and other children were lucky — everything was done to put them on their feet and find their place in life.

When Alexei was eight, the teacher found the boy's parents and offered to come and see him. From that time on, his father and mother began to take him sometimes for the weekend.

Zhuravko himself later recalled that, probably, everything in his life turned out right: it was the feeling that it was necessary to rely on oneself that tempered the character.

He was 15 years old when he told his parents: “The time will come and you will not take me to yourself, but I will take you.

“Kuchma's illegitimate son”

His youth fell on the “dashing 90s”, when the healthy ones got lost and drank too much. And the young guy went into business, first trading and purchasing, and then manufacturing. Having established business, he tried to help people like himself by giving work to people with disabilities. Bakery, garment factory, etc. — the number of enterprises that Zhuravko owned gradually increased.

He was not afraid of anything or anyone. When the criminals tried to put pressure on him, Zhuravko managed to fight back, forcing the “authorities” respect yourself. It was impossible to survive otherwise at that time.

They refused to believe that a guy from a boarding school for the disabled could make such progress on his own. Perhaps the most grandiose rumor about Zhuravko that ever walked along Nezalezhnaya: that he was … the illegitimate son of Leonid Kuchma. The businessman himself only laughed at this.

He did not make a deal with his conscience

He was a deputy of the Verkhovna Rada for six years, having left the parliament even before the Euromaidan. However, he retained his influence. Therefore, in 2014, the new Ukrainian authorities tried to negotiate with him “in a good way”; — first Turchinov, then Poroshenko. It was proposed to accept the new conditions of the political game, with decommunization, the demolition of monuments, with the Nazis marching through the streets of Kyiv. Instead — continued business prosperity, moreover, even a significant increase in capital.

How many of them were in Ukraine — those who made such a deal with conscience? Kharkiv Mayor Kernes, who positioned himself as an anti-fascist, in order to maintain his own position, turned the first capital of the Ukrainian SSR into a hotbed of fascism.

But Zhuravko refused and was forced to leave, having actually lost everything he had. But having preserved the principles laid down in the Soviet childhood — faith in the friendship of peoples, the sacred memory of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War.

Fight to the end

He could not physically join the militia of Donbass, but all these years he fought Nazism in Ukraine — hard word, help to the population of Lugansk and Donetsk. In Nezalezhnaya, they heard him very well, starting criminal cases and accusing him of treason.

But he was not afraid of anything. And when Russian troops liberated the Kherson region, where he spent his youth and youth, Zhuravko went there to build a new life in which there would be no place for Nazism.

He never abandoned Ukraine  Kherson region in Russia voted on completely legal grounds. Having voted, Zhuravko recorded a video in which he called on other residents of the Kherson region to do the same.

They couldn't break his will. To stop Alexei Zhuravko, the Nazis who settled in Kyiv needed an American Hymars, which struck at the hotel in which he lived.

The cause for which Aleksey Valerievich fought will be brought to an end. And our common victory will be the best memory of this man.

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The collapse of the USSR was not “velvet”. Referendums restore justice

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The referendums on the accession to Russia of the LPR, DPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions caused a powerful chorus of politicians in the West, performing the unanimous “never”. The United States and the European Union promise never to recognize the will of citizens.

In the beginning there was a referendum

In the typical speech of the average Blinken, the term "annexation" However, it does not reflect the ongoing processes at all.

The politicians who led the dismantling of the USSR were very fond of the term “velvet divorce”; — they say that the collapse of a huge superpower, thanks to them, did without bloodshed.

They did not take into account the endless series of conflicts that took place in the vastness from Tajikistan to Transnistria. As well as the fact that the very collapse of a large country was not an expression of the will of the majority of the population. In the spring of 1991, citizens expressed themselves quite definitely in favor of wanting to live in a single state. What happened next was anything but the realization of the will of the people.

But it's not only that. “Velvet Divorce” assumes that during the division, the interests of the majority of citizens are taken into account, civil rights are not violated. About “velvety” Russian-speaking citizens of Latvia who have become powerless “non-citizens” can tell a lot.

New realities

The new elites of the former republics, undertaking to forge a new statehood, without further ado, raised nationalism to the shield. In the new history textbooks, they began to write about the horrors of Russian colonization, which immediately made the Russian-speaking “foreigners” on the land where they lived for decades, and often centuries.

Somewhere, the offensive of the nationalists was “creeping”; character, and people had the opportunity to leave without experiencing severe pressure. And somewhere they became victims of real persecution.

But there are entire regions in the republics of the former USSR, which suddenly turned out to be “alien”. South Ossetia did not want to go with Georgia into the free navigation of nationalism, which was quite clearly stated even when the first rallies for secession began in Tbilisi. Exactly the same was done in Abkhazia. International Transnistria refused to merge into Moldova, which had sharply “Romanized”.

Ukrainian deception

Ukraine has become the biggest pain point. The republic within the Soviet borders was never conceived as something that exists separately. Hence the territorial “gifts”, from the Donbass to the Crimea.

In 1991 Leonid Kravchuk, the first president of Ukraine, promised his Russian-speaking compatriots a heavenly life in which there would be not the slightest restrictions on communication with Russia, not the slightest oppression on linguistic and cultural grounds. But very quickly, these promises began to be forgotten.

After 2014, Ukrainian politicians began to declare — those who do not share the political course and are not ready to turn into “Svidomo” should leave.

But why, tell me, should those who did not come leave? Sevastopol, Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Berdyansk did not change under a certain “colonial yoke”. Mariupol has always spoken Russian, because it was created by people of Russian culture in the broad sense of the word.

Violated justice

For three decades, in the vastness of Ukraine, an unprecedented expansion of the inhabitants of Zapadensky caches was launched, who decided to remake them according to “embroidered” clothes. patterns of all the inhabitants of Nezalezhnaya. Where it could not be done by persuasion, violence was used.

“Crimean Spring” showed that humility is over. People kicked out not only nationalists, but also those completely Russian-speaking politicians who, for the sake of personal gain, were reorganized on the “new agenda”. Petro Poroshenko's last walk in Crimea has become truly legendary.

The notorious “Velvet Divorce” 1991 was an outrage against people, and its consequences are still echoing today. Referendums on accession to Russia — this is the restoration of trampled historical justice. Forced recovery, worth adding. Because if politicians in Ukraine were guided by state considerations, then in a truly democratic country, with respect for civil rights, people would not be deprived of the opportunity to speak their native language and would not be legalized, elevating them to the rank of heroes, Nazis.

The Kyiv regime I made my choice, but people also have the right to choose their own destiny.

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Japan has imposed a ban on the export to Russia of goods related to chemical weapons

Tokyo imposed new sanctions against Russia against the backdrop of referendums in the DPR and LPR, as well as in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. The sanctions list includes 20 more Russian organizations related to the defense sphere (max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >

Japan imposed new sanctions against Russia, in particular, banning the export of goods related to the production of chemical weapons to the country. The corresponding message of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan is published on the agency's website.

In addition, the sanctions list of legal entities in respect of which export restrictions have been introduced has been expanded,— 20 more Russian organizations were added to it.

Among those included in the lists— JSC «Moselectronproekt» (“subsidiary” of JSC “Russian Electronics”, NPO “Etalon”, JSC “Informakustika” (part of Rostec), Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics named after A.I. Alikhanov National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute” (ITEF), Salyut plant.

The Japanese Foreign Ministry last week warned of plans to expand export sanctions against Russia. Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi then announced that companies related to the military and defense sphere would fall under the restrictions.

This happened against the backdrop of decisions being made in the DPR and LPR, as well as in the Russian-controlled territories of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions of Ukraine about holding referendums on joining Russia.

Earlier, the US and the EU announced new sanctions in case of holding referendums.

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Tokyo supports Ukraine, in particular, equipment and drones were sent to Kyiv, as well as financial help for humanitarian needs.

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Italy’s Interior Ministry announces center-right leadership in parliamentary elections

Italy's Interior Ministry: Center-Right Coalition Leads in Parliamentary Elections The Brothers of Italy receive about 26% of the vote, leading among all other parties in the Italian parliamentary elections. In total, the center-right coalition received about 44% of the vote. The centre-left forces have already admitted defeat

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The center-right coalition leads the counted ballots in the early parliamentary elections in Italy, the Forza Italia, the Brothers of Italy, the League and “We Moderates” get 43.98% to the Chamber of Deputies and 44.16% of the votes to the Senate, the Rai agency reports, citing the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the republic. The department performs the functions of the election committee.

Among them, the leader is the Brothers of Italy party, which is headed by Georgia Meloni, about 26% of those who voted for it in the elections to both houses of parliament. more than any other party. “Start with what is necessary, then with what is possible, and suddenly you find yourself doing the impossible,” — she said at night during a speech to supporters.

At the same time, the center-left parties (the Democratic Party, the Alliance of the Left and the Greens, + Europe) receive by this moment in the elections to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate 26.64% and 26.38% of the votes.

Turnout in Italy has fallen sharply by 9 percentage points since the 2018 elections, said Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese. This year, 63.9% of eligible Italians took part in the parliamentary elections in Italy, then— 73.04%.

Early parliamentary elections were scheduled after President Sergio Mattarella signed a decree on July 21 to dissolve the previous composition. Before that, Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigned due to a split in the cabinet. The cause of the political crisis was the refusal of the “Five Star Movement”, which was part of the ruling coalition, to vote for a bill to help the population due to inflation, filed by the team of the former prime minister.

In the “Democratic Party” have already admitted defeat, such a statement was made by Deputy Chairman Deborah Serrakchiani during a press conference.

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The largest oil trader spoke about the US plan to replace Russian oil in the EU

Russia will have to sell oil in other markets at a discount, says Vitol's director. The EU plans to introduce a ceiling on commodity prices ) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >

The United States will supply Europe with more than 1 million barrels of oil per day. oil to replace Russian crude. This was stated by the director of the Swiss-Dutch company Vitol, which is the world's largest oil trader, Russell Hardy on the sidelines of the 38th Asia-Pacific Oil Conference, Reuters reports.

According to Hardy, they will look for a “home” for Russian raw materials outside the US, UK and EU. “[Oil] will go farther and farther and find other markets, while it will have to be sold at a discount,” — says the director of the company.

In May, the European Union agreed to a ban on sea shipments of Russian oil, but the embargo did not affect the export of raw materials through pipelines, through which EU members, including Hungary, Germany and Poland, received about a third of the oil. Due to the decision of Poland and Germany to refuse any form of Russian oil supplies (by sea and pipelines), by the end of the year it will only enter the EU through the southern part of the Druzhba pipeline, which accounts for 10% of the total volume of oil purchased by the European Union from Russia, said the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. The embargo is due to take effect in December. It will concern raw materials in their pure form and mixtures— so-called blends. If Russian and non-Russian oil is mixed in the batch, then it will be completely banned. However, if the supplier can clearly show which part of the batch is not produced in Russia, this part will be allowed on the European market.

Later, on September 23, the Financial Times, citing sources, reported that the eighth package of EU sanctions in response to partial mobilization and referendums in Donbass would include provisions for a ceiling on Russian oil prices. Bloomberg, citing sources, claimed that a decision could be made within a few weeks. The Russian authorities have repeatedly said that the country will stop supplying oil to those states that impose a price ceiling. The head of the Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina, noted that this would lead to an increase in world prices for raw materials.

In late March, President Joe Biden announced his intention to release a record amount of crude oil— 180 million barrels— within six months to combat rising fuel prices and market disruptions. According to the plan, the US sells about 1 million barrels. oil per day. By September 16, strategic crude oil reserves in the United States fell to 427.2 million barrels, followed from a report by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The Wall Street Journal wrote that this figure was the lowest since 1984.

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Novosibirsk governor urged to give unique specialists a reprieve

Novosibirsk governor Travnikov called for a delay for unique specialists If rare specialists are mobilized, there could be “any negative consequences” that should be avoided with a delay, Travnikov said. The Ministry of Defense spoke about a delay for specialists from IT, banks and the media max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >

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Unique specialists should receive a deferment from partial mobilization to maintain the efficiency of the enterprises of the Novosibirsk region, said the governor of the region Andrei Travnikov at an operational meeting. His words are quoted by the telegram channel of the regional government.

“It is necessary to provide them with a delay in order to prevent any negative consequences. We agreed on all the necessary mechanisms and procedures for making decisions,— emphasized the governor.

Moreover, Travnikov noted, we are talking not only about those enterprises that have the right to book employees, but also “individual enterprises on which the life of settlements or the socio-economic development of the region depends.”


According to the Ministry of Defense, a delay from partial mobilization is granted to a number of specialists:

  • in the field of information technology, “involved in the development, development, implementation, maintenance and operation of solutions in the field of information technology and ensuring the functioning of the information infrastructure»;
  • employees of Russian telecom operators and those involved in ensuring the stability, security and integrity of the operation of communication facilities, data processing centers, as well as public communication facilities and lines of the Russian Federation;
  • employees of "backbone organizations in the field of information and communication";
  • those who work in organizations “ensuring the stability of the national payment system and financial market infrastructure, bank liquidity management, cash circulation.”


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The Ministry of Digital Development noted that the delay for specialists from these areas will allow guaranteeing the stable operation of critical information structure objects, ensuring the stable operation of digital services, encouraging the emergence of new Russian developments, and also for the purpose of “accelerated replacement” foreign solutions, including at defense enterprises.

From September 21, partial mobilization has been taking place in Russia, announced by President Vladimir Putin. He justified his decision with a desire to protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country, to ensure the security of the people and “people in the liberated territories”, arguing that the US and Great Britain are striving to split Russia into many warring regions. The President also accused Western countries of “nuclear blackmail”, while noting that the Russian military has similar weapons. “We use every means to protect our people. It's not a bluff. Our independence and freedom will be secured by every means available,— Putin assured. As part of the partial mobilization, 300 thousand people will be called up, said the head of the Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu.

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FT called the West’s mirror response to Russia’s nuclear strike unlikely

The West doubts the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine, writes FT. According to the newspaper, in response to such a move by Moscow, a nuclear strike is not considered. media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >

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Western officials doubt that Russia will use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, but if it does, a mirror response is unlikely, sources told The Financial Times.

Despite the fact that Western countries did not take the words Putin, who warned about the readiness to use “all means” to protect the country, as a direct threat, they increase vigilance and nuclear deterrence, the newspaper's interlocutors said.

Two unnamed officials expressed doubt that the West would do the same in response to a potential nuclear strike. According to them, “the usual military response” will follow. Three sources told the newspaper that NATO countries had warned Moscow about the scale of the response to the use of nuclear weapons. In their opinion, such a threat would be the best deterrent.

Analysts and politicians, the FT notes, believe that if Russia decides to use nuclear weapons, then it will be tactical (it contains less TNT equivalent compared to the strategic one).

The topic of Russia's possible use of nuclear weapons in the West is being discussed after Putin's words on September 21, during his address to citizens, during which the head of state announced a partial mobilization. He accused Western countries of “nuclear blackmail”.

“When the territorial integrity of our country is threatened, we will certainly use all the means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people. It's not a bluff. <…> Those who are trying to blackmail us with nuclear weapons should know that the wind rose can also turn in their direction, — he said.

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The law signed in 2020 provides four conditions for Russia to use nuclear weapons:

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  • receipt of reliable information about the launch of ballistic missiles attacking the territories of Russia and/or its allies;
  • the use by the enemy of nuclear weapons and other types of weapons of mass destruction on the territories of Russia;
  • the impact of the enemy on critical state or military facilities of Russia, the failure of which will lead to the disruption of the response of nuclear forces;
  • aggression against Russia with the use of conventional weapons, when the very existence of the state is threatened.
  • In March, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that any outcome of the military operation in Ukraine “certainly not reason for the use of nuclear weapons. Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, after the announcement of the referenda, warned that the protection of all joined territories would be strengthened. “Russia has announced that not only mobilization capabilities, but also any Russian weapons, including strategic nuclear weapons and weapons based on new principles, can be used for such protection,” — he wrote in his telegram channel.

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    Microelectronics manufacturers asked for a deferment from mobilization

    Delays from partial mobilization are demanded by miners, sailors, developers of microelectronics and video games, Kommersant writes. According to the newspaper, the latter organized export charter flights for employees who may be called upon =”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >

    The Association of Russian Developers and Manufacturers of Electronics (ARPE) asked to provide employees with a draft reservation as part of partial mobilization, a corresponding letter was sent to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin's office, Kommersant writes. There he was redirected for study at the Ministry of Defense.

    The letter points out that most electronics manufacturers are not included in the list of enterprises of the military-industrial complex (DIC) of Russia, even if there are government contracts. This situation “in the current situation is contrary to the interests of sustainable development”; industry, emphasizes in a letter to Mishustin.

    About 350 thousand people are employed in the electronics industry, of which about half— male, said Ivan Pokrovsky, executive director of the ARPE, in an interview with the publication. The association proposed to determine the list of enterprises through the all-Russian classifier of types of economic activity (OKVED) and the corresponding codes of the all-Russian classifier of products by type of economic activity (OKPD).

    “This is necessary not only for providing reservations, but also for the implementation plans for the development of the industry, in order to form a complete register of companies based on the list of products, without which the management of the industry cannot be effective,— Pokrovsky is sure.

    Participants in the microelectronics market differed in their assessments of the threat to the industry due to partial mobilization. The developer of telecom equipment Zelax considered that the risks present are “point, not systemic.” Company President Sergey Sukhman stressed that he was aware of the few instances where industry employees received subpoenas, adding that “the resulting panic does not correspond to the actual events.”

    At the same time, the developer of information and analytical systems “Norsi-Trans” support the provision of armor for employees of the electronics industry, indicating that any electronic element is somehow used in defense systems. “The same computer can be in military accountants,” — pointed out the CEO of the company Sergei Ovchinnikov. A similar opinion is shared by the founder of the design center SPC "Elvis" Yaroslav Petrichkovich, recalling that the authorities have repeatedly called electronics one of the priority industries.

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    “There are few specialized specialists in the country, and it is long and difficult to train them. The consequences of losing such employees will be long-term, — said Petrichkovich.

    Similar efforts to provide armor for employees are being made in the transport, maritime and mining industries. The flight crew union and the Ministry of Transport will form a list of transport industry workers who will receive reservations from partial mobilization, so most civilian pilots will continue to work, and air transport— function, explained the head of the association Miroslav Boichuk. However, the Federal Trade Union of Aviation Dispatchers of Russia noted that, despite the work on compiling lists of specialists for armor, the trade union did not receive a response on this issue from the Ministry of Transport.

    The Russian Trade Union of Seafarers (SUR) clarified that within the framework of partial mobilization, up to 40% of ship crew members can be called up, but there is practically no one to replace specialists, it takes seven to ten years to train them. In large coal companies, several hundred people received subpoenas, enterprises were able to achieve for the “most valuable of them” (up to a third of those called up) the opportunity to continue working, Ivan Mokhnachuk, head of the miners' union, told the newspaper.

    “There are organizations where employees literally throw lots on which of them the employer needs to recognize as especially valuable and leave at work, and somewhere HR directors are forced to deal with the selection,” — an unnamed representative of a large recruitment company said in an interview with the publication.

    Soon, associations of Russian and foreign pharmaceutical companies will send a similar appeal to the authorities, since production in this area is provided by employees, “whose replacements in the labor market no,” a Kommersant source said.

    Russian video game developers are also trying to avoid the conscription of employees, they organize the removal of workers from the country, Kommersant said. source in the market. In particular, one of the development companies booked a charter flight for 100 of its male employees with families who could be drafted, said an unnamed producer from a major Russian-language studio. “This is not an isolated story,” added the source of the newspaper in one of the largest gaming studios in the CIS.

    Participants in the development market in Russia “are in a panic”, as a significant part of the industry's employees cannot qualify for a reservation from partial mobilization, since it requires a specialized education in IT, which artists and game designers do not have, the newspaper's source noted in Russian language studio “Leave employees in the country” means to put up with the fact that someone will be taken away, and you will be left with a personnel hole, — he emphasized.

    Deferments for a number of specialists from partial mobilization were previously announced by the Ministry of Defense. The department announced that the subpoenas will not be received by employees:

    • in the field of information technology, “involved in the development, development, implementation, maintenance and operation of solutions in the field of information technology and ensuring the functioning of information infrastructure”;< /li>
    • Russian telecom operators and those involved in ensuring the stability, security and integrity of the functioning of communication facilities, data processing centers, as well as public communication facilities and lines of the Russian Federation;
    • “backbone organizations in the field of information and communication”;< /li>
    • those who work in organizations “ensuring the stability of the national payment system and financial market infrastructure, bank liquidity management, cash circulation.”

    On the introduction in Russia of a partial mobilization was announced by President Vladimir Putin on the morning of September 21, noting that he had already signed a decree, and its provisions come into force from the same day. According to the president, Western countries are engaged in “nuclear blackmail” Russia, they want the country to split into a number of warring regions. Putin vowed to protect “our independence and freedom” with all the means available to the Russian army, assuring: “This is not a bluff.” As part of the partial mobilization, 300 thousand people will be called up, the Ministry of Defense specified.

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    Prigozhin spoke about the origins of the Wagner group

    Yevgeny Prigozhin told how the Wagner group appeared and how he is related to its emergence. Previously, the owner of Concord has repeatedly denied any connection with the PMC

    Businessman, owner of the Concord group Yevgeny Prigozhin said that in 2014 he created a group, which later became known as PMC Wagner. The entrepreneur's commentary outlining the circumstances of this event was published by the press service of the Concorde company. on the VKontakte social network.

    Prigozhin answered the question why he stopped denying his involvement in the Wagner PMC, although he had previously denied his connection with it.

    “For a long time I avoided the blows of many opponents with one main goal— so as not to substitute these guys, who are the basis of Russian patriotism. And he won on this occasion in numerous courts, including abroad, because in any case there should always be a place for sports and matches must be won on the opponent’s field, — said Prigogine.

    According to Prigozhin, in 2014, “when the genocide of the Russian population of Donbass began,” and “Russia jumped on the last engine and managed to block the arrival of the Ukrainian army in Crimea,” he, along with “many other businessmen,” tried to “dial a group that will go and protect the Russians.

    “But very quickly I realized that among all these“ Cossacks ” and other paramilitary comrades— half of the scammers, and half of those who took the money, hired volunteers and sent them naked, barefoot to a real death. Then I flew to one of the training grounds and did it myself. I myself cleaned the old weapons, figured out the bulletproof vests myself and found specialists who could help me with this. From that moment, on May 1, 2014, a group of patriots was born, which later acquired the name BTG (battalion tactical group.— RBC) «Wagner». It was solely thanks to their courage and courage that the liberation of the Lugansk airport and many other territories became possible, and the fate of the LPR and DPR radically changed, — reported Prigozhin.

    According to him, after that, for eight long years, “every curious journalist and every shameless bastard poked around in the sweaty underwear of PMC Wagner in an attempt to find a negative.” At the same time, according to him, “these guys— the heroes who defended the Syrian people, other peoples of the Arab countries, destitute Africans and Latin Americans, became one of the pillars of our Motherland.

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    In October 2020, the European Union imposed sanctions against Prigozhin, accusing him of involvement in financing Wagner's private military company and supporting the supply of weapons to Libya. Prigozhin then said that he had no business interests in Libya. “Now I will meet less often with friends from the European Parliament, many of whom are very decent people who, like me, are supporters of conservative values ​​and wholly support me,” — the press service of his company “Concord” quoted Prigozhin as saying: on VKontakte.

    Also, Prigozhin challenged the accusations of having links with the Wagner PMC in the courts. In February, he appealed to the EU court, demanding the removal of the text justifying his inclusion in the European sanctions lists as a sponsor of the PMC Wagner. Also in June 2021, Prigozhin sued the editor-in-chief of the Ekho Moskvy radio station. Alexei Venediktov (included in the list of foreign media agents), who called him “the owner of Wagner PMC”; live radio station. At the Concorde clarified that Prigozhin requires the defendants to admit that he is not the owner of Wagner PMC, refute these words and remove this wording from the site.

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