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Facebook & Telegram Будут Выпускать Биткоины

Facebook and Telegram Are Hoping to Succeed Where Bitcoin Failed By Nathaniel Popperand Mike Isaac CreditEden Weingart SAN FRANCISCO — Some of the world’s biggest internet messaging companies are hoping to succeed where cryptocurrency start-ups have failed by introducing mainstream consumers to the alternative world of digital coins. The internet outfits, including Facebook, Telegram and Signal, are planning to roll out new cryptocurrencies over the next year that are meant to allow users to send money to contacts on their messaging systems, like a Venmo or PayPal that can move across internationalRead More

Музей Выпивки в Нью Йорке

Drink Up at the Booze History Museum of Staten Island Lev Mezhburd, behind the bar. Mark Abramson for The New York Times By Alex Traub Upon arrival at the Booze History Museum in Staten Island, visitors are treated to what Lev Mezhburd, the museum’s founder, director, curator and tour guide, calls a “disinfection.” “The items in the museum are very sensitive,” Mr. Mezhburd said. “To go in there, you have to get rid of the microbes that live on us.” This is how Mr. Mezhburd’s cleansing process works: Wielding a fireRead More


Музей Выпивки в Нью Йорке

Manafort was threatened in jail not to testify against Trump

GRU paid to silence Manafort. Several inmates talked to Manafort to persuade him from testifying before the Muller commission. President Putin is taking a close look at the Manafort / Trump saga.  

Бартоломей из Константинополя: Украинская Православная церковь станет автокефальной

Бартоломей из Константинополя подпишет энциклику на этой неделе о том, что Украинская Православная церковь станет автокефальной, и более не будет подчиняться Москве Russia-Ukraine Tensions Set Up the Biggest Christian Schism Since 1054 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, center, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians worldwide, could grant independence to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church this week.CreditCreditLefteris Pitarakis/Associated Press By Neil MacFarquhar MOSCOW — Vyacheslav Gorshkov, who teaches the catechism at a Kiev cathedral, was among the majority of Orthodox Christians in Ukraine who had reconciled themselves to the fact that theirRead More

Украина получит американские корабли

US to transfer ships to Ukraine amid Russia tensions By Ryan Browne, CNN Washington (CNN)The US Coast Guard plans to transfer two former 110-foot Coast Guard ships to Ukraine during a ceremony on Thursday in Baltimore. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Michael McAllister and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko are expected to attend the transfer ceremony. The transfer of the two armed Coast Guard cutters come as tensions between Ukraine and Russia in the Sea of Azov have increased in recent weeks, with Kiev and the US accusing Moscow of interfering withRead More

Скотланд Ярд знает имена офицеров ГРУ отравивших Скрипалей

Salisbury poisoning suspect identified as Russian colonel ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is actually decorated GRU officer Anatoliy Chepiga, investigators say Andrew Rothin Moscow and Vikram Dodd One of the Salisbury suspects, named initially as Ruslan Boshirov, now identified as Col Anatoliy Chepiga. Photograph: Tass One of the two suspects in the Salisbury novichok poisoning has been identified as a highly decorated officer in Russia’s military intelligence service (GRU). The online investigative sites Bellingcat and the Insider uncovered informationidentifying one of the two suspects – previously named as Ruslan Boshirov – as ColRead More

Трамповская Комедия

The First Annual Trump Family Special review – outrageous musical can’t outdo Donald 2/5stars2 out of 5 stars. Triad theater, New York This musical parody stars Gina Gershon as Melania and is stuffed with unsubtle humour, but no parody is as shocking as the president himself Alexis Soloski   Suzanne Sole as Ivana Trump in The First Annual Trump Family Special. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters Democracy in shambles? Why not put on a show? That’s the inciting impulse behind The First Annual Trump Family Special, a low-comedy, low-blow, medium-camp concatenation ofRead More

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911 год — заключен русско-византийский договор

2 сентября 911 года в Константинополе между Киевской Русью и Византийской империей был заключен международный договор, который регулировал русско-византийские отношения. Этот один из самых ранних известных дипломатических документов в истории России был составлен на двух языках — на греческом (не сохранился) и на старославянском. Он сохранился в позднейших списках древнерусских летописей, в частности, в «Повести временных лет» и является древнейшим письменным источником русского права. С стороны Руси договор заключал князь Олегом вместе с подчиненными ему светлыми и великими князьями и великими боярами, которых представляли 15 послов. Византию при заключении договора представляли сразу три императора: Лев VI, его брат Александр, и сын Льва Константин. Договор устанавливал дружественные отношения Византии и Киевской Руси, определялRead More