In the canadian Embassy in Russia said that foreign Minister John Baird was not talking about the plans for the application of Canada's military forces against Russia in the event of a possible conflict in the Arctic. This is stated in the letter from the Embassy received by the editors "Lenta.ru".
In a statement the Embassy emphasizes that the bard spoke about the strategic priority of canadian sovereignty in the Arctic for the country and that the government is ready to "protect and encourage him."
Information about the readiness of Canada for a possible military conflict previously published in the Danish newspaper Berlingske. In the canadian Embassy stressed that the journalists misinterpreted the words of the Minister of foreign Affairs of the country. In the literature it was reported that, according to Baird, Canada is concerned about the capacity of the Russian military capabilities in the Arctic, and, if necessary, Ottawa is willing to use force to protect its sovereignty in the region.
Russia and Canada are applying for an extension of their continental shelf due to the underwater Lomonosov ridge. In Ottawa it is also extremely painful perceive the extension of the Russian military presence in the Arctic and has already planned the construction of a new military training center and marine infrastructure. Since 2008, Canada has in the Arctic, regular exercises of the armed forces, as the goal of which is to protect the country's sovereignty in the Far North. Russia on maneuvers Ottawa fundamentally not invites.
Ukrainian family, received the status of refugee, posing as Syrians, began to plead with the authorities of Germany due to the fact that they have canceled the decision when the deception was revealed. Accuse the family of lying was due to the fact that its members bragged to other migrants how easily they managed to fool the authorities.
Moscow will soon withdraw from the United States its Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, according to BuzzFeed News, citing its own sources. According to the newspaper, contrary to earlier information, the diplomat will not take the position of head of the Office for combating terrorism, which is created in the structure of the UN.
Former South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and her administration planned to eliminate the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN. As one of the ways to kill policy was considered an imitation of an accident. The development operation was engaged in the national intelligence of the Republic, says the Japanese newspaper Asahi.
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.