Pr. Vladimir Zakharov is Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, the former deputy head of the USSR State Committee for Hydrometeorology, and an acclaimed scientist in the sector of development of nuclear engines for aircraft and laser impact on the atmosphere. He is the son of Matvey Zakharov, a celebrated marshal and twice Hero of the Soviet Union.
“Dad, please tell me about the war,” I said to my father, playing with his decorations when I was little. “You don’t want to do it?” “What do you want to know?” he said gloomily. “How did we kill each other?”
VEB.RF state development corporation invests money in joint projects involving Russia’s richest people. Meanwhile, the top executives of the corporation receive multimillion-dollar revenues.
Project, a liberal media outlet, has published an article where the situation around the novel coronavirus in St. Petersburg is again discussed through a prism favorable for opposition. The authors focus their efforts on information attacks, aimed at triggering protest sentiments among the residents.
Russian political scientist and doctor of historical sciences, Valery Sovoley, has discerned territorial claims to Kazakhstan in Vladimir Putin's recent report and latest statements. He believes that all the statements made in the Kremlin regarding history focus only on the future, and they should be taken as seriously as possible.
On June 19, 2020, during the first plenary session of newly elected members of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation, Yelena Sharoikina, the head of the National Association for Genetic Safety, was unanimously elected head of the Commission for Ecology and Environment.
Recent report by Igor Krasnov, the Prosecutor General of Russia, explores the criminal situation in the country, as well as contains data on corruption.
As of June 6, Moscow City launched a gradual removal of restrictions imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, according to virologists, the situation remains quite serious.
Mikhail Delyagin, a well-known economist and politician, believes that some political groups in the Kremlin are interested in bringing Vladimir Putin’s resignation forward. Apparently, they hope for the lifting of Western sanctions and the opportunity to come back to their mansions in Europe.
“Risks of future shocks do not increase or decrease in accordance with one or another scenario of power transit,” said the economic expert Sergei Lepekhin. “They depend on whether the basic solutions that should have been made long time ago are appropriate.”
Ilya Graschenkov, the head of the Center for Regional Policy Development, said that the article published by former Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev might mark a start of his presidential campaign. In Graschenkov’s opinion, it is Medvedev but not Mishustin or Sobyanin, who is being prepared for a comeback to the Russian political Olympus.
They say children don't know things that adults don't remember. But fortunately, we still have adults who remember a lot. How wonderful it is that we have an opportunity to hear their stories.
Reporters for the Rosbalt news service have published a sensational article. It said that the mercenaries of Wagner Group, which Western media often describe as a Russian paramilitary organization, support the so-called Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, controlled by Fayez al-Sarraj, Prime Minister of Libya.
The Republican Party of the US has put forward the initiative to expand the list of sanctions against Russia, Iran and China in connection with the end of the arms embargo on Iran.
In the Slavyansk district of the Krasnodar territory, a juicy scandal unprecedented for Russia has erupted. Not only the greater part of the largest enterprises engulfed by fever over many months, but also the staff of the Investigative Department rebelled against the Prosecutor's lawlessness and raiding.