Son of a Russian science fiction writer Boris Strugatsky, Andrei declared in Facebook, what books of his father and his brother Arkady again available on the official website devoted to the authors. According to him, publication of electronic versions of works associated with losing a fight with a pirate book sites.
"In an old song sung: "And fight with a green serpent, the serpent wins!"" — written by Andrew. He noted that the decision to reopen the access to the electronic library was made together with the daughter of Arkady Strugatsky, Mary.
"Law-abiding sites complied with our request to remove the book Strugatsky from the free access, but unfortunately, there are a myriad of resources absolutely not law-abiding, and to beat them, alas, absolutely impossible," he explained.
Arkady and Boris Strugatsky — science fiction writers who worked in the period from 1958 to 1990. In their joint work included such works as "Monday starts on Saturday", "Snail on the slope", "Inhabited island", "Hotel "Dead Mountaineer"" "For a billion years before the end of the world" and "roadside picnic". Arkady died in 1991, and Boris in 2012.
Indian actor and politician Vinod Khanna died in Mumbai. He died in a hospital after a battle with bladder cancer. The artist was 70 years old. In the filmography Khanna about 140 films in Hindi, including "Love", "Fearless", "Strange love," "Obsessive love" and "Unwritten law".
The creators of "the Simpsons" posted a sound clip of the episode, devoted to 100 days of work of Republican Donald trump as President of the United States. In a minute and a half video trump lies in bed and tells about his achievements, among them increasing the number of followers on his Twitter account.
In Novosibirsk on Thursday, April 27, died artist Alexander Soric. The painter was 72 years old. The cause of death was not specified. Shuric a member of the Union of artists of Russia. He was born in Birobidzhan, graduated from the Moscow art-industrial Academy named after Stroganov. Since 1969 worked in Novosibirsk.
The proposal of the President of Moldova Igor Dodon on the participation of residents of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic in the elections to the Parliament of Moldova is a populist. According to the head of the PMR Vadim Krasnoselsky, the agreements reached at the two meetings with the Dodon, Moldovan side does not.
Subsidiaries of Russian banks in Ukraine — Prominvestbank, VTB-Bank, BM Bank and VS Bank — interested potential buyers, said Deputy Chairman of the national Bank of Ukraine Kateryna Rozhkova. But the official notifications of intent has not yet been reported, she said.
Information on the planned in may meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his us counterpart Donald trump does not correspond to reality, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. "In Russian it is called "wishful thinking"", — he said.