In the 1990s, the current head of the ROC, and then Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, "won the position and made a fortune," which allowed him to "finally take the patriarchal throne." Prior to the entry on this throne personal fortune was estimated by some experts Cyril $ 4 billion.
One source of income was the "cigarette business." In 1993, with the participation of the Moscow Patriarchate had financial and trading group "Nick", the vice-president was Archpriest Vladimir Veriga — Commercial Director DECR, led by Metropolitan Kirill.
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Recently, the editor of the Odessa channel "ATV" (dangerous construction) asked the Ukrainian army veterans who reside in Ochakov. They claimed that in the city's port is something very strange: in its territory for more than a week in the military of the United States of America. Moreover, U.S. troops occupied not more than the construction of its base directly on the important strategic object.
What happens at the port of Ochakov?
Ukrainian veterans were concerned by the fact that the Americans are building. According to them, every morning men in camouflage U.S. military brought two minibuses.
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By 2030, the working population of Russia will be reduced by 12%, and the demographic problem will be one of the major limitations of Russia. This was stated by Minister of Economic Development of Russia Elvira Nabiullina.
"We estimate that by 2030 the working-age population of Russia decreased by 12%," — said Nabiullina, referring to forecasts of the department. Demographic problem is cited as one of the limitations of long-term growth in Russia. Thus, the decline in working age population will cause deficits in the labor market and lead to the need to
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Ordinary rally "For Fair Elections" meeting today, according to various estimates, from 30 to 120 thousand people. Organizers put the number at 200,000 people.
Several thousand people were today against unfair elections in the northern capital of Russia. And, in St. Petersburg alone Rallies systemic and non-systemic opposition.
Campaign "For Fair Elections" was held today in the UK. The Russian embassy in London in solidarity with the Moscow rally gathered about a hundred people.
"For Fair Elections" in Russia is opposed and the former Soviet Union. Meeting, in particular, was in Ukraine.
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A few days ago the head of the U.S. diplomatic mission, Michael McFaul, spoke to the students of the Higher School of Economics.
And he made some hard-hitting statements about Russia. In particular, accused Moscow of bribing authorities in Kyrgyzstan to those "thrown" American airbase "Manas".
This was followed by the reaction of the Russian Foreign Ministry. The Foreign Ministry said: The words of Ambassador in form goes far beyond the bounds of diplomatic etiquette. And are a number of aspects of deliberate distortion of the Russian-American dialogue.
Michael McFaul responded to the allegations.
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Rite perepekaniya child (Belsky Municipal Museum, www.nationalcard.ru)
"Scary" places in folk tales, Baba Yaga when Sinister tries to put on a shovel and put it in the oven Tereshechku / Ivashechko, actually — an echo of the ancient rite "perepekaniya child", which, despite its antiquity, was very tenacious and elsewhere persisted until the XX century, and even longer.
In addition to the records of ethnographers and historians, survived and literary references to this action, which was very common among our ancestors. For example, he was subjected to as a child Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin, according Khodasevich, who left us
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Specialists have proven that conscience — an innate quality, not the result of education. What is conscience? And who to be profitable — or unscrupulous businessman weighing his actions moralist? In some experiments, the filmmakers tested how often people listen to their conscience. And what factors affect a person when you need to make a decision — honesty and benefits.
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