USA and Canada has cancelled joint military exercises with Russia in Alaska because of the Ukrainian conflict. This was announced on Thursday, September 11, newspaper Fairbanks Daily News-Miner with reference to the representative of the United command of the aerospace defense of North America (NORAD) Charles Marsh.
The two-day exercise "Vigilant eagle" (Vigilant Eagle), which were to be held in August in anchorage with the participation of representatives of the self-defense forces of Japan, were cancelled by decision of the Pentagon leadership and the Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper. The NORAD representative Ruth Castro reported RIA Novosti, that the preliminary decision to cancel the exercise was taken in March of joining Russia in the Crimea.
The annual exercise "Vigilant eagle" have been held since 2006. Exercises consist of two cycles: one year involved in the combat aircraft, the following year held command and staff and computer exercises. In 2013, the parties worked out the action in the air support aircraft, conventionally captured by terrorists.
As a result of avalanches in Japan, according to preliminary data, killing at least six students. Another three people were injured. Three unaccounted for, their search is ongoing. The incident occurred at a ski resort in the heart of the Japanese city of NASU in Tochigi Prefecture.
South Korean prosecutors said on Monday, March 27 that they will request a warrant for the arrest of the former President, Park Geun-Hye in the case of corruption, which has already led to her dismissal. Park Geun-Hye faces charges of bribery, abuse of power, pressure and leak government secrets.
The United States condemned the detention of hundreds of protesters in Russia, calling these measures an "assault on democratic values". "We urge the Russian government to immediately release all peaceful demonstrators," said state Department spokesman mark Toner.
The European broadcasting Union, which organizes the international music competition "Eurovision", will see that Russia took part in the competition. This was stated by the head of the organizing Committee of the organization of the Frank-Dieter Freiling. He called to wait for the final decision of Kiev against the Russian singer Yulia Samoilova.
During the first months of 2017 Russian tourists to Dubai have shown explosive growth. In January and February, the number rested in the Emirate of travelers exceeded the first two months of 2016 to 84 percent. And in February, the growth was 140 percent. Only in Dubai rest 65 thousand Russians.
The plane with the players and coaches of the national team of Kazakhstan made an emergency landing after taking off from Yerevan airport. This was announced by Kazakh journalist Yerbol kairov. The reason — malfunction of the chassis. Re departure of the team at home planned after the change of the Charter of the liner.