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No TrumpPutin summit in Paris with focus on Armistice commemorations
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump expect to see each other briefly but will not have a full-scale meeting during the centenary Armistice Day events, Kremlin foreign affairs adviser Yuri Ushakov said. Mr Ushakov said France …

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1. US Security from mikenova (86 sites): Lawfare – Hard National Security Choices: Facebook’s Role in Myanmar: New Report Puts the Company on Notice

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Most Americans were likely distracted with the looming midterm election on the evening of Nov. 5 when Facebook published a lengthy report assessing the effect of the company’s presence in Myanmar. The “Human Rights Impact Assessment,” funded by Facebook but conducted independently by the nonprofit organization Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), is a relatively measured and even-handed assessment of the company’s role in protecting and upholding human rights in the Southeast Asian nation. It does not focus on the past or the company’s slow response to the developing human rights catastrophe in the country over the past few years. But by providing concrete recommendations and clear forewarning of upcoming pressure-points, the report leaves no room for doubt that Facebook has a lot of work to do.

Facebook’s release of the report has largely been portrayed as an admission of its culpability in the ongoing genocide being carried out against Myanmar’s Rohingya minority. But this is not news—the company has for some time acknowledged that it had been too slow to take steps to help prevent the “horrific” violence in Myanmar. Facebook’s release of the report unredacted and in full—albeit on the eve of the U.S. midterm elections, when media focus was elsewhere—is one step toward realizing what Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg agreed was the company’s moral and legal obligation to prevent the use of its platform to incentivize violence.

The relatively high-level report:

  • emphasizes the positive aspects of Facebook’s role in Myanmar, and somewhat downplays Facebook’s responsibility for its adverse human rights impacts;
  • stresses the importance of context in determining how best to respect human rights, especially where rights come into conflict (such as the right to security and the right to freedom of expression);
  • highlights the difficult trade-offs for Facebook in responding to challenges, such as the potential operating difficulties and backlash it might face after its recent decision to remove a number of pages and accounts associated with the Myanmar military; and,
  • foreshadows key upcoming challenges for Facebook, including Myanmar’s upcoming 2020 elections and the possibility of increased WhatsApp use in the country.

What is a Human Rights Impact Assessment?

Such assessments are a part of the “human rights due diligence” called for by the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), and are used to identify effects on human rights in which a company may be involved and the steps it can take to prevent or mitigate harm. The UNGPs are nonbinding and do not impose legal obligations on companies. Nevertheless, they are the only official guidance that the U.N. Human Rights Council has issued regarding the human rights responsibilities of companies and remain the global authoritative standard in the area.

Because Facebook is not bound by international human rights treaties, and because—as the report notes—the local laws in Myanmar do “not reflect universal principles of rule of law” and fail “to fully meet international standards” for human rights, there is no legal mechanism to hold the company accountable for its human rights impact. The UNGPs suggest, however, that companies will be subject to the “court of public opinion” if they fail to uphold human rights—which is exactly what has happened in this case. Facebook commissioned BSR to conduct the assessment after sustained criticism for its role in Myanmar. U.N. investigators stated that Facebook has played a “determining role” in the violence in Myanmar, and that, by spreading hate speech and posts inciting violence, the company had “turned into a beast.”

Ideally, because the goal is to prevent adverse human rights impacts, human rights impact assessments should be undertaken as early as possible in the development of a new business activity—in the case of Facebook, when it enters a country. In this respect, the assessment of Facebook activity in Myanmar is obviously not the ideal. It is relevant and important, then, that BSR calls on Facebook to undertake similar assessments in other high-risk markets now. Facebook is currently under criticism for its impact in many other countries, including the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and India, to name a few. BSR notes that Facebook has already initiated several other assessments, although it is unclear whether these will also be made public.

The HRIA’s Sympathetic Tone

The recent report by the U.N.-commissioned independent Fact Finding Mission in Myanmar found that there is “no doubt that the prevalence of hate speech in Myanmar significantly contributed to increased tension and a climate in which individuals and groups may become more receptive to incitement and calls for violence” and “[t]he role of social media [was] significant” in that development. In contrast, the BRA assessment is much more measured. The report repeatedly emphasizes the “democratizing” effect of Facebook in Myanmar, and the way the platform’s presence has “substantially increased opportunities for freedom of expression.” It suggests that Facebook simply relies on certain “legal, political, and cultural assumptions” that are not appropriate in the legal context of Myanmar, which functionally lacks the rule of law. It even quotes an anonymous stakeholder who says that “Facebook isn’t the problem; the context is the problem.” It highlights that the “actual relationship between content posted on Facebook and offline harm is not fully understood” and that it is only a “minority” of users who are seeking to use Facebook for malicious ends.

While this may be true, it will no doubt frustrate many observers, who will point to the fact that Facebook’s role in enabling violence was highly foreseeable—and in fact foreseen— many years ago. The assessment also states that Facebook “does not cause or contribute” to the risks caused by hate speech and misinformation being spread on its platform, although it is “directly linked” to them, and that “Facebook’s link to human rights violations in Myanmar should not be overestimated.” This seems to overlook any impact that Facebook’s News Feed algorithm might be having in the spread of such content. Adam Mosseri, the former head of the Facebook team that manages the News Feed algorithm, has previously acknowledged the impact that the company’s “incentives” around click-bait and sensational headlines can have in spreading hatred and propaganda.

In this regard, the assessment strikes a much more sympathetic tone than recent coverage of Facebook’s problems in the media and civil society. The report nevertheless makes 29 recommendations for specific steps that Facebook can take to better respect human rights in Myanmar—including greater transparency and stricter interpretation of its credible violence policy as it relates to misinformation, disseminating “counter hate speech” and preserving evidence of human rights abuses.

The Importance of Context

The assessment emphasizes the importance of appreciating local context in assessing how a company should approach its human rights obligations. The right to life, liberty and security of the person may be infringed as a result of hate speech and misinformation intended to incite violence. But the right to freedom of expression is also affected by the overbroad removal of content. The report describes the importance of local consultation in deciding how to best balance these sometimes competing obligations and shows that different communities may weight these priorities differently. In Myanmar, “most (but not all) local stakeholders are more concerned about security risks to rightsholders than they are about overbroad restrictions on content.” One anonymous stakeholder in Myanmar is quoted as saying, “Compared to many in the international community we are less concerned about restrictions to freedom of expression because our proximity to offline harm is much greater.” Another explains that because of the prevalence of bad actors on the platform and the self-censorship of vulnerable populations, Facebook “is no longer a marketplace of ideas.” These quotes vividly illustrate why Facebook might need to make different choices regarding how best to respect human rights in a context like Myanmar compared with that of the U.S. which prides itself on its tradition of robust public discourse.

Difficult Trade-Offs

The assessment describes the challenges of implementing Facebook’s content moderation policies as “of a nature and scale never previously addressed by companies or governments.” In particular, it references Facebook’s decision earlier this year to remove a number of senior officials in the Myanmar military from the platform, which it did in response to reporting from the New York Times that revealed the extent of the military’s covert influence operations. While the report calls this a “bold move” by the company that could be a significant blow to those committing serious human rights violations, it also notes that the decision increased the risk of retaliatory moves against Facebook on behalf of Myanmar’s government. The move might also prevent Facebook from setting up a local presence in Myanmar—which many in civil society have called for as necessary for Facebook to understand the local context—due to concerns for staff safety, according to the report. These considerations only compound the fraught question of what Facebook should do when state officials breach Facebook’s rules when communicating to their own constituents.

Key Upcoming Tests

The assessment states that the WhatsApp messenger app currently has a far lower user base than other Facebook products in Myanmar, but that Facebook should prepare for the possibility that it will become more widely used. WhatsApp has been blamed for the spread of hate speech and misinformation in countries such as Brazil and India, particularly because the encryption built into the app adds an additional layer of difficulty in acting against harmful content distributed on that platforms. The assessment’s warning of potential harms is therefore an urgent call to action and preparedness.

Similarly, the report highlights that Myanmar’s 2020 elections for the 75 percent of parliamentary seats that are not constitutionally reserved for appointments by the military are likely to cause an escalation of manipulative social media activity. It calls on Facebook to develop a risk-mitigation plan now and to ensure that, when the time comes, the platform is not distracted by the ongoing U.S. presidential election.

Facebook has already been taking steps to clean up its platform in Myanmar and acknowledging that it needs to do more. The new assessment may be dissatisfying for people who hoped for a substantive reckoning with Facebook’s role in the past and ongoing human rights atrocities committed in the country. But at the very least, it draws a clear line under the imminent challenges that Facebook will face. There will be no question this time around about whether the risks of the platform could have been foreseen.

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Global Security News: 1. World from mikenova (22 sites): FOX News: Under Armour reportedly run like a frat house with employees expensing strip club visits

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The company is doing damage control amid the explosive reports on the company’s culture.

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Global Security News: 1. World from mikenova (22 sites): FOX News: Jim Jordan announces bid for GOP House minority leader, sets up fight with Kevin McCarthy

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Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a key member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, announced Wednesday that he intends to run for House Minority Leader — setting up a challenge to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

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1. World from mikenova (22 sites): FOX News: Jim Jordan announces bid for GOP House minority leader, sets up fight with Kevin McCarthy

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Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a key member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, announced Wednesday that he intends to run for House Minority Leader — setting up a challenge to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

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Global Security News: 1. World from mikenova (22 sites): Reuters: World News: Irish PM sees fading chance of Brexit deal in November

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The chances of sealing a deal on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union this month are receding, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday, and the EU’s Brexit negotiator called on Britain to make decisive choices.

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1. World from mikenova (22 sites): Reuters: World News: Irish PM sees fading chance of Brexit deal in November

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The chances of sealing a deal on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union this month are receding, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday, and the EU’s Brexit negotiator called on Britain to make decisive choices.

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1. Russia from mikenova (113 sites): NYT > Europe: Italy Loosens Gun Laws as Matteo Salvini Polishes His Tough Guy Image

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Making it easier to buy a weapon was once unthinkable in the country. But the interior minister, working from a populist playbook, is pushing a hard line.

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1. US Security from mikenova (86 sites): Test Feed Using Fields: Why These Really Strange North Korean Guns Are Turning Up Almost Everywhere

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Joseph Trevithick

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Unusual for a machine gun, the Type 73 has a special barrel attachment so soldiers can fire rifle grenades. 

By March 2016, Type 73s had spread to Syria and Yemen. Again, Iran seemed to be the link connecting everything together.

Between February and March 2016, Australian and French sailors in the Arabian Sea seized small ships — or dhows — smuggling weapons, most likely to militants in Somalia and Yemen. These caches aboard the dhows included examples of one particularly rare firearm, the North Korean Type 73 machine gun.

In November 2016, independent monitoring group Conflict Armament Research released a report detailing the captured weapons and their likely points of origins and destinations. According to the analysis, the shipments showed links between Iran and armed groups Tehran supports in the Gulf of Aden region.

“The presence of large consignments of weapons on board the dhows, a significant proportion of which were manufactured in Iran … suggests that Iranian entities may have been involved in the supply of these weapons,” the researchers concluded.

“Furthermore, the presence of materiel in Yemen with matching lot numbers and displaying the same serial number sequence … supports the assertion that materiel on board the dhows was ultimately destined for Yemen, and likewise, that the materiel recovered in Yemen probably originated in Iran.”

But it may be the odd North Korean guns that are actually the clearest indicator of an Iranian connection. Since 2015, these weapons have been turning up on battlefields from Yemen all the way to Iraq.

The Type 73 is an intriguing design, virtually unheard of outside North Korea. Little information about the gun’s origins has escape the reclusive communist country.

“Even within the mist of secrecy regarding North Korean firearms, the Type 73 is still clouded in mystery,” Dan Shea and Heebum Hong wrote in Small Arms Defense Journal in 2013. “Refugees who escape North Korea via China sometimes have information, but that information might have some problems.”

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1. US Security from mikenova (86 sites): Test Feed Using Fields: The Midterms Prove Only One Thing: Trump Owns the GOP

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Daniel McCarthy

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And everything else we learned from last night’s results.

Tuesday’s midterm election marked the end of Paul Ryan’s Republican Party and the consolidation of President Donald Trump’s rule on the American political right. For Republicans to be embarrassed into repudiating Trump, they would have had to suffer a blowout defeat in the House of Representatives of at least the sixty-three-seat magnitude that Barack Obama’s party suffered in 2010. They would have had to lose control of the Senate, too. Instead, the GOP did well enough that the losses cannot be called abnormal; they’re in the same ballpark as the number of House seats lost under President Reagan in 1982. (Twenty-six seats then and twenty-six seats as of the morning after this year’s midterms—though votes are still being counted and totals may shift.)

Speaker Ryan gave up long before the election and announced he would retire whatever its outcome. Ryan was by no means the worst of the Great Republican Hopes of the last decade. But his dream for the country was a sterile one, of optimized tax rates and well-structured incentives that would produce the right outcomes for rich and poor alike. Hard questions about foreign policy or immigration did not seem to interest him, and if his views were at all more realistic or conservative than those of George W. Bush or Mitt Romney, then he did little to act on them. “America First” as a program for restricting immigration and fighting fewer wars was not on the agenda of Paul Ryan’s Republican Party.

Donald Trump ran as the anti-Ryan in 2016. His economic views were inconsistent or messily articulated, tolerant of old-fashioned entitlements, and notably protectionist. Instead of backgrounding war and immigration, he put them at the forefront of his campaign. And of course, he won, both his party’s presidential nomination and the presidency itself. Today’s Republican Party is personally loyal to Trump—at least at the grassroots level—but is only half-evolved. It is becoming Trumpian, but it has yet to shed its old Ryan-like habits. The midterm results will accelerate its transformation. Now Ryan himself is gone, Republicans are in opposition in the House, and the next GOP majority will look quite different from the one that made Ryan its Speaker.

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1. US Security from mikenova (86 sites): Washington Free Beacon: Deceased Pimp, Brothel Owner Wins Nevada Legislative Seat

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Deceased pimp and brothel owner Dennis Hof won his election for a Nevada Legislature seat on Tuesday.

Hof passed away in October at the age of 72. The cause of death is still undetermined.

The Nevada Republican defeated Democratic opponent Lesia Romanov in Assembly District 36. President Donald Trump won the district in 2016 with 68 percent support. When Hof won his primary back in June, he credited Trump as paving the way for him to seek elected office.

“It’s all because Donald Trump was the Christopher Columbus for me,” Hof told the Associated Press. “He found the way, and I jumped on it.”

The brothel owner promoted himself as “The Trump of Pahrump” and wrote a book titled The Art of the Pimp which imitates Trump’s book Art of the Deal.

Hof was most known for the HBO reality series “Cathouse,” which followed the lives of his workers at the Moonlite BunnyRanch, one of his brothels. Prostitution is legal in Nye and Lyon Counties, where Hof operated his brothel operated.

Throughout his life, Hof wasn’t a stranger to politics. He endorsed libertarian Republican Ron Paul for president in 2008 and 2012. After Obamacare was passed, Hof said his “working girls” were happy with the new law and said they were “hookers for Obama.” In 2016, he launched a similar group in support of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, called “Hookers for Hillary.”

The post Deceased Pimp, Brothel Owner Wins Nevada Legislative Seat appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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1. World from mikenova (22 sites): FOX News: Indonesian airline delays flight after passengers argue with staff over smell of durian fruit in cargo

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The situation inside the cabin reportedly became so bad that passengers and crew almost came “to blows,” according to The Jakarta Post.

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FBI from mikenova (25 sites): fbi surveillance – Google News: The Real Reason Frank Sinatra Was Banned from the Kennedy White House – TownandCountrymag.com

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The Real Reason Frank Sinatra Was Banned from the Kennedy White House
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The story behind Sinatra’s dismissal from the Kennedy inner circle, the accepted narrative, had it that the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover met with the attorney general not long before the president’s Palm Springs getaway and warned him to separate his brother

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Russia News: Amazon: Nureyev | Recent Articles on Russia: Памятник Нурееву

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Trump faces a blitz of investigations from Democratic-run House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Armed with subpoenas and a long list of grievances, a small group of lawmakers will lead the investigations poised to make President Donald Trump’s life a lot tougher now that Democrats have won a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Using their control of House committees, they can demand to see Trump’s long-hidden tax returns, probe possible conflicts of interest from his business empire, and dig into any evidence of collusion between Russia and Trump’s campaign team in the 2016 election.

Representative Elijah Cummings, who is expected to take over the House Oversight Committee, has said Republican lawmakers will no longer be able to protect Trump from a watchful Congress.

“The most important thing for the Oversight Committee to do is to get back to regular order by obtaining documents and interviewing witnesses, and actually holding the Trump administration accountable to the American people,” Cummings told Reuters.

He is one of three prominent Democrats who have clashed with Trump and will take over committees that will pressure his White House when the new Congress takes office in January.

The others are Jerrold Nadler, who will almost certainly head the House Judiciary Committee and was once described by Trump as “one of the most egregious hacks in contemporary politics,” and Adam Schiff of the Intelligence Committee, slammed by the president as “sleazy.”

Control of the committees – where they are currently the highest-ranking Democrats – will give those lawmakers the power to demand documents and testimony from White House officials and key figures in Trump’s campaign team and businesses, and to issue subpoenas if needed.

They will also have more money and staff for investigations that could delay or derail Trump’s agenda.

“I’m convinced he (Trump) has no idea what’s about to happen: the fact that the House now has wide-ranging authority to investigate every inch of his administration. He’ll deny six ways to Sunday that anything’s going to change, but the reality is that his world’s turned upside down as of this evening,” said Jim Manley, a Democratic strategist.

The White House can respond to committee demands by citing executive privilege in some circumstances, but that will likely result in court battles.

A first salvo in the battle is expected to come from Representative Richard Neal, the likely Democratic chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee.

He has not publicly clashed with Trump in the way Nadler, Schiff and Cummings have, but Neal has vowed to demand Trump’s tax returns from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Such a move could set in motion a cascade of probes into any disclosures the documents might hold.

Even before the election, Schiff said his committee would look at allegations that Russian money may have been laundered though Trump’s businesses and that Moscow might have financial leverage over the president.

Nadler’s panel would grapple with any effort to impeach Trump, depending on the outcome of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections and possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow.

The panel is expected to look for ways to protect Mueller and his probe from any Trump effort to torpedo the investigation or suppress its findings.

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В Казани открылся первый в России монумент артисту балета Рудольфу Нурееву работы скульптора Зураба Церетели.«Это величина народная, такие люди рождаются в сто лет один раз. Это как раз Рудольф Нуреев, татарин, его мама из наших краев», – цитирует ТАСС выступление президента Татарстана Рустама Минниханова на открытии монумента.

Памятник высотой пять метров установлен у театра оперы и балета имени Мусы Джалиля. Он изображает Нуреева, замершего в прыжке. Постамент сделан в виде изломанной колонны.

«Мое слово, мой крик души. Это уникальный город, я много раз бывал и радостно я работал, и радостно я создавал. У вас хорошая история, надо ее поднять языком искусства», – сказал Церетели.

Рудольф Нуреев родился в 1938 году в Иркутске, учился в Ленинградском хореографическом училище имени Агриппины Вагановой. Выступал в труппе Кировского (ныне Мариинского) театра. В 1961 году во время гастролей в Париже он решил не возвращаться. В 1993 году Нуреев умер. С этого времени в Казани проводится ежегодный фестиваль его имени.

В декабре 2017 года в Большом театре состоялась премьера балета «Нуреев» режиссера Кирилла Серебренникова. В июне 2018 года Серебренников получил приз «Бенуа де ла Данс» за сценографию балета.

Нуреев был гомосексуалистом, да еще и умер от СПИДа. В связи с этим борцы за нравственность выступали против постановки Серебренникова.

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В Казани открылся первый в России монумент артисту балета Рудольфу Нурееву работы скульптора Зураба Церетели.«Это величина народная, такие люди рождаются в сто лет один раз. Это как раз Рудольф Нуреев, татарин, его мама из наших краев», – цитирует ТАСС выступление президента Татарстана Рустама Минниханова на открытии монумента.

Памятник высотой пять метров установлен у театра оперы и балета имени Мусы Джалиля. Он изображает Нуреева, замершего в прыжке. Постамент сделан в виде изломанной колонны.

«Мое слово, мой крик души. Это уникальный город, я много раз бывал и радостно я работал, и радостно я создавал. У вас хорошая история, надо ее поднять языком искусства», – сказал Церетели.

Рудольф Нуреев родился в 1938 году в Иркутске, учился в Ленинградском хореографическом училище имени Агриппины Вагановой. Выступал в труппе Кировского (ныне Мариинского) театра. В 1961 году во время гастролей в Париже он решил не возвращаться. В 1993 году Нуреев умер. С этого времени в Казани проводится ежегодный фестиваль его имени.

В декабре 2017 года в Большом театре состоялась премьера балета «Нуреев» режиссера Кирилла Серебренникова. В июне 2018 года Серебренников получил приз «Бенуа де ла Данс» за сценографию балета.

Нуреев был гомосексуалистом, да еще и умер от СПИДа. В связи с этим борцы за нравственность выступали против постановки Серебренникова.

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Лефортовский суд Москвы наложил обеспечительный арест на банковские счета обвиняемой в шпионаже Карины Цуркан, которая является бывшим членом правления «Интер РАО», сообщила пресс-секретарь суда Екатерина Краснова.«Постановлением Лефортовского суда от 31 октября наложен арест на имущество Цуркан, находящееся на счетах банков», – передает слова Красновой ТАСС.

Она добавила, что о наложении ареста на счета ходатайствовала ФСБ, сумма арестованных средств не разглашается. Постановления об аресте не обжаловались.

В августе Карине Цуркан продлили срок ареста до 14 ноября.

Цуркан обвиняется в шпионаже – предполагается, что она передавала Западу данные о важной сделке с Турцией. Ее арестовали 19 июня. Экс-член правления «Интер РАО» не признает вину, она считает, что «является частью чьей-то игры».

Также стало известно, что ФСБ три года вела разработку Цуркан.

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Президент Украины Петр Порошенко заявил, что представителям Русской православной церкви нечего делать на Украине, им нужно возвращаться в Россию.«Разве это нормально, когда в Кремле собирается срочно Совет безопасности России под председательством (президента Владимира) Путина с одним вопросом в повестке дня – как защитить Русскую православную церковь на Украине. Дорогие мои, вам здесь нечего делать, нечего делать вашей церкви, нечего делать вашим вооруженным силам, нечего делать вашему вооружению. Домой, в Россию», – передает его слова РИА «Новости».

Порошенко выразил надежду на скорое проведение украинскими церковными иерархами «объединительного» собора, после которого, уверен он, Киев получит томос об автокефалии. По его словам, Украина ждала этого события «1030 лет сразу же после крещения». Он сопоставил по значимости появление автокефальной церкви на Украине с провозглашением независимости Украины 27 лет назад.

Накануне глава отдела внешних церковных связей Московского патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион заметил, что после получения автокефалии на Украине с большой долей вероятности начнется передел церковной собственности.

Украина и Константинопольский патриархат заключили соглашение о сотрудничестве и взаимодействии в субботу.

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Временно исполняющий обязанности главы Махачкалы Абусупьян Гасанов задержан. Об этом сообщает РИА “Новости” со ссылкой на источник в правоохранительных органах.“Он задержан. Остальное — сейчас будет решение, и я вам …

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