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27 марта, 22:18

Trump travel ban case could be on fast track to appeals court's full bench

A federal judge in Maryland blocked a key part of Trump's directive earlier this month.

27 марта, 22:03

Заметки: Сотовые ретрансляторы в Покрове (Познавательное ТВ, Артём Войтенков)

Сотовые ретрансляторы в Покрове Московской области. Иван Неумывакин: "Кому нужен рак и СПИД?": https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUt301YnVhuSmSkgdfGp0rOzFAX1js383 Пламен Пасков: "Кто делает рак?": https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=ADTnIj0vH0k Чему не учат в школе и университете, о чём молчит официальная наука и не рассказывают по телевизору - смотрите на нашем канале Познавательное ТВ http://www.youtube.com/user/poznavatelnoeTV?sub_confirmation=1 Мы не зарабатываем деньги, а распространяем знания. Если вам нравится Познавательное ТВ, можете нам помочь: VISA: 4276 3800 1161 4356 Яндекс-деньги: 410011955138747 QIWI: +7 925 460 1909 WebMoney рубль: R142363945834 WebMoney доллар: Z182191503707 WebMoney евро: E344386089713 PayPal: [email protected] Познавательное ТВ в соцсетях: Вконтакте: http://vk.com/poznavatelnoetv Одноклассники: http://ok.ru/group/55120471130139 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poznavatelnoe.tv Twitter: https://twitter.com/PoznavatelnoeTV Telegram: https://telegram.me/poznavatelnoetv

27 марта, 20:30

Высказывания: Западный счётчик для Германии (Познавательное ТВ, Валентин Катасонов)

Валентин Катасонов: Западный счётчик для Германии. Часть из рассказа Валентина Катасонова "Украинский беспредел и передел: https://youtu.be/C7uvy_ysWMM Чему не учат в школе и университете, о чём молчит официальная наука и не рассказывают по телевизору - смотрите на нашем канале Познавательное ТВ http://www.youtube.com/user/poznavatelnoeTV?sub_confirmation=1 Мы не зарабатываем деньги, а распространяем знания. Если вам нравится Познавательное ТВ, можете нам помочь: VISA: 4276 3800 1161 4356 Яндекс-деньги: 410011955138747 QIWI: +7 925 460 1909 WebMoney рубль: R142363945834 WebMoney доллар: Z182191503707 WebMoney евро: E344386089713 PayPal: [email protected] Познавательное ТВ в соцсетях: Вконтакте: http://vk.com/poznavatelnoetv Одноклассники: http://ok.ru/group/55120471130139 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poznavatelnoe.tv Twitter: https://twitter.com/PoznavatelnoeTV Telegram: https://telegram.me/poznavatelnoetv

27 марта, 20:09

Remarks by President Trump and Vice President Pence in Roundtable with Women Small Business Owners

Roosevelt Room 11:10 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  Thank you very much.  It’s my pleasure to welcome such incredible women, including my daughter --  PARTICIPANTS:  Yeah!   THE PRESIDENT:  -- and unbelievable entrepreneurs and small business leaders to the White House.  And also, Linda, thank you very much.  You've been doing an amazing job -- I hear working 24 hours a day is what the word is.  (Laughter.)  Good.  I'm not surprised. ADMINISTRATOR McMAHON:  Trying to keep up with you.  (Laughter.)   THE PRESIDENT:  I'm not surprised.  And I want to thank  Linda for joining us today.  She's doing a fantastic job leading the Small Business Administration, and she herself, as you know, is a great, great success story and a woman entrepreneur at the highest level.  So thank you very much, Linda.  Empowering and promoting women in business is an absolute priority in the Trump administration because I know how crucial women are as job creators, role models, and leaders all throughout our communities. As we conclude Women’s History Month, I am thrilled that we can meet to discuss how we can continue this important mission.  You all have incredible stories.  Many of you started businesses from scratch, with very, very limited resources -- sounds like I'm right about you, Lisa, right?  (Laughter.)  But you had the grit and determination to make your dreams become a reality, right? ADMINISTRATOR McMAHON:  Yes. THE PRESIDENT:  It's fantastic.  Now you're providing hundreds of jobs across our country -- thousands of jobs.  And you're really an inspiration to everybody -- and that's men and women, believe me.  A lot of men out there, they're not doing what you're able to do.   Today, women are the primary source of income in 40 percent of American households with children under the age of 15.  We also know that companies that promote women to senior leadership roles realize significantly better profits, according to statistics, than their competitors.  I wouldn’t have known that.  Dina, how does that work?  Tell me.  That's pretty impressive.    We must ensure that our economy is a place where women can work and thrive.  We will continue to address the barriers faced by women professionals and entrepreneurs, including access to capital, access to markets, and access to networks.  We will make it very easy.  It's going to be a lot easier.  You do an amazing job.  And for a while it was a very, very tough -- almost impossible -- job. My administration will also continue to advocate for policies that support working families, including making childcare more affordable and accessible.  That's something that Ivanka Trump -- now Ivanka Trump Kushner -- that you really have been working on and feel so strongly about -- my daughter.  I actually talked about it a lot during the campaign, and Ivanka was right up front.  I also want to recognize Ivanka for helping to lead a national initiative to promote women business leaders and entrepreneurs.  And the Chancellor of Germany is going to -- has asked Ivanka to go to Germany, and she'll be working on similar issues with Chancellor Merkel.  So that will be very exciting for you.  That's going to happen very soon.  It's a very great honor. I look forward to hearing your stories and discussing how we can work together to help all of your dreams come true and make it easier for those dreams to come true.   And with that, I'm going to turn it over to our great Vice President, Mike Pence.  And thank you, Mike, for being here. THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Mr. President.  And I want to thank all these business leaders for taking the time for a conversation with a President who I think is going to be the best friend that small business in America will ever have.  And I believe that President Donald Trump is the best friend that women in business in this country will ever have.  It is remarkable to think, here at the close of Women's History Month, of the impact that women-owned businesses have on our economy, Mr. President -- more than 9.4 million firms, employing 8 million Americans, and annual revenues of $1.5 trillion.   Women business owners and women-owned enterprises are an enormous force in the American economy, and I know this President is committed to continuing to promote the kinds of policies that will make it possible for your firms to grow, and for more women-led businesses to be born and to thrive all across America.  The President is advancing an agenda of less regulation, less taxes, and investments in infrastructure, fair trade, and addressing healthcare costs to make healthcare affordable, not only for small business owners but for employees across the country. Mr. President, I'm particularly pleased to be able to welcome a fellow Hoosier -- (laughter) -- to this conversation, Ms. Shirley Ann Perry.  The owner of HydroTech is with us today, and she herself has a remarkable success story. With that said, it's a privilege for me to be alongside the President today to listen in and to learn how we might better partner with each one of you and with women-owned businesses across the country to grow and thrive in this economy.  And one of the great women business leaders in the country is helping the administration accomplish that, and so let me turn it over to Ivanka Trump. MS. TRUMP:  Thank you, Vice President.  And thank you all so much for being here.  It's the perfect culmination of Women's History Month to have all of you around the table sharing with us both your successes and also the unique challenges that you face as women entrepreneurs and small business owners. I feel very blessed to have met so many of you over the course of the past couple months -- Lisa in Baltimore; right here in D.C., Claudia -- and hearing your personal stories and your journeys of how you became job creators.  And you truly exemplify women's economic empowerment. So we're grateful to have you join us today.  And maybe we'll launch right in -- Claudia, if you want to start us off and tell us a little bit about your personal experience. MS. MIRZA:  My personal experience.  Thank you very much for taking the time to listen to us.  It means a lot as small business owners.  Akorbi is a company with 930 employees.  I started it after I lost my job.  We provide multilingual business communications around the world to empower global corporations to do business abroad.   THE PRESIDENT:  Great.  And you've done a great job.  MS. MIRZA:  Thank you. THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Lisa. MS. NICHOLS:  I'm Lisa Nichols.  I'm the CEO and co-founder of Technology Partners.  We're an information technology staffing and solutions company working across the nation.  We will celebrate our 23rd birthday May the 4th.  And just very, very blessed to be a part of this roundtable.  Thank you so much.  I'm very thankful. THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  And I hear that Lisa Phillips has an amazing story to tell.  (Laughter.)  Can you tell it in front of all these cameras?  (Laughter.)  I hear that you have one of the really amazing stories to tell.  So you want me to ask the press to leave?  I will.  (Laughter.)   Go ahead. MS. PHILLIPS:  I just hope I don’t cry.  So thank you, Ivanka, Dina, Mr. President, Mr. Vice President.  Thank you for this platform.  I’m Lisa Phillips.  I’m the owner of Celeebrate Us -- gift baskets and parties.  I celebrate families.   I provide working families with very elaborate events that they otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford.  And my own personal story -- I manage and help train homeless youth because I was once homeless myself.  And I really, really, really was almost to the point of hopelessness.  And so -- but what a great country we live in.  This is a country of chances.  And I’ve been given chances, and so I employ people that need a chance.  And so, in May, I’ll be receiving my MBA, and you’re all invited to my graduation.  (Applause.) But one of the things that is required for this country is hard work.  And if you are willing to work hard, you’ll get that chance.  And so I’m a product of hard work, and so that’s what this country was built on.  And thank you, Mr. President.  Thank you for giving us a seat at the table, because what we do is we’re going to take this back to people that couldn’t be here, and give them the information and empower them.   There’s a dress owner at the store next to me, and I’m wearing one of his outfits.  So I’m going to take pictures, and he’s going to send these pictures back to India, to his family.  And so that’s how we help one another as business owners.  We give someone else a platform.  So thank you.  THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Great job.  You’ve done a fantastic job.  Thank you, Lisa. MS. TRUMP:  One of the things that I was so amazed in your story -- and everyone around this table -- is not only the incredible job that you’ve done in building your businesses, but also the impact you’re having within your communities in terms of the work you’re doing to empower other men and women and children.  So it’s really remarkable. MS. PHILLIPS:  Thank you so much.  Because the worst thing you can feel is hopeless.  And so the youth that I train, the homeless, when they’re dealing with breast cancer, I’ll do a workshop and empower them that, hey, that no matter where you are, that you can be elevated.  Just look around, you’re going to find someone that’s willing to cheer you on.  And so we just graduated a group of youth from our homeless unit in Baltimore -- our homeless program -- and now they’re working at one of the local hospitals.  And one of the hospital officials actually called me and said, can you send us some more.  So kudos to those young people -- THE PRESIDENT:  That’s great. MS. PHILLIPS:  -- that they really want to be able to advocate. THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Lisa.  Thank you very much. MS. POPE-WELLS:  That’s a great story.  My name is Amy Pope-Wells.  I’m the owner of Link Staffing, but I also own another company called Tire Diva.  There’s not too many females in the tire business -- (inaudible).   THE PRESIDENT:  Great name, actually.  (Laughter.)  MS. POPE-WELLS:  Thank you, Mr. President.  You know, coming here today, I was thinking about what I would say, and my businesses are my passion, but we would never have a place at this table if it wasn’t for you.  Opening up your new administration is doing so much, and I need you to know that we’re taking that to our communities.   One of the things that happened for me was -- part of my story is, I was a nurse by graduation, and I spent years -- and that was the status quo in the community that I lived in, but something inside of me wanted to do more.  And I’ll never forget, my first job was an executive job, flying across the United States, going hospital to hospital, looking at the challenges and the problems, and I did that for 15 years, and it just felt like I was banging my head up against a wall, but I knew there was so much more opportunity.   So I went and started my own company.  I said, you know what, I’ll just be a boutique firm, but you can’t keep that inside.  So I started my business and grew it.  Started partnering with companies like Walmart and Starbucks, and just working myself to the bone to service them.  And everybody was like, why are you doing that?  And it’s like, because it’s the right thing to do.  I’m giving hundreds of people jobs.   And that led those relationships over to starting Tire Diva.  What I did was I took that, and I started the Women’s Empowerment Foundation three years ago, and I would bring -- I bring 75 to 100, give or take, women that come, and I want them to have that inspiration.  And sometimes it’s difficult.  But being here at this table gives me the inspiration to keep going, because I want to share that and make people feel empowered.  You always have to work hard, so there’s no quick, easy way to do it.  But if you can provide a guide, that’s where it’s at, you know? THE PRESIDENT:  Good job. MS. POPE-WELLS:  Thank you. THE PRESIDENT:  Great enthusiasm.  Good.  Thank you. Yes, Lili. MS. GIL VALLETTA:  Yes, first of all, thank you so much, Ivanka.  You've been a facilitator for us.  I know that you, at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, have been instrumental in getting four of us Latinas around the table.  So I’m proud to be one of them, and grateful for the issues and challenges that we face.  I’m an immigrant from Colombia, and I came to this country with a suitcase, and a student visa, and a pocket translator -- without speaking a word of a English -- at the age of 17.   And then fast-forward, and after a successful corporate career -- I was at Johnson & Johnson for 10 years -- passion drove me to quit my corporate job, which was very comfortable.  But what drove me was the shifting demographics of this country.  If we are quickly becoming a majority minority nation, we have the advantage -- economic advantage -- of diversity.  So what I do for a living with CIEN+, a culture (inaudible) big data analytics company, is helping the corporate leaders and Fortune 500 companies understand how to turn shifting demographics into money, into our lives, into growth.   And that’s why I’m here.  I’m so delighted to share more about my journey as an immigrant.  We are there, working hard, and the American Dream is real.  So thank you for the opportunity to share with you, with Mr. Vice President as well, the SBA Administrator.  I can’t wait to find solutions for us to work together positively forward.   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Lili, very much.  Thank you. MS. PERRY:  Hi, I’m Shirley Perry.  I’m from Anderson, Indiana.  I’m a very small environmental group engaged in environmental cleanups and environmental consulting.   I have seven employees, so I’m little.  We started it 30 years ago, and then I became sole owner in 2013.  And we just do what we can for the environment.  We clean up around gas stations, dry cleaners.  We do testing of asbestos and mold.  And it’s just a good business to have, and it’s a great day to be here.   THE PRESIDENT:  You've done a great job.  Thank you very much.  MS. PERRY:  Thank you.  THE PRESIDENT:  Linda, would you like to say something?   ADMINISTRATOR McMAHON:  Well, I’m just delighted to be here this morning.  And I know what it’s like for women who are often working in a male environment.  Goodness knows, I can recognize that.  (Laughter.)   But it’s just great to hear all of the stories from all of you, and I’m really excited to be at SBA because we do have our Women’s Business Centers.  We do have those centers to help guide, to help and advise, to help them do business plans.  And we have them all over the country.   So we welcome you to come in, or for people who would like to (inaudible) to our centers, who would like to be helpful in any way we can -- helping to provide more access to capital.  And I think we were talking about, Amy, just sometimes you just need a little wind beneath your wings.  So we're going to help provide hard information, but also a little wind beneath your wings.   So thank you, Mr. President.   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Linda.  Great job. ADMINISTRATOR McMAHON:  Thank you, Ivanka, Dina for setting this up.  I’m really pleased to be here. THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Thanks so very much. MS. FUNEGRA:  Thank you, Mr. President.  Thank you, Ivanka.  That feels like a second date, right?  (Laughter.)  MS. TRUMP:  I feel very fortunate.   MS. FUNEGRA:  We got together a little more than 10 days ago through the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and I’m proud to represent immigrants and Hispanics today.  I’m also an immigrant.  I moved from Peru 10 years ago to work in international development for a multilateral organization here.  And I also quit my job and used my savings to start La Cocina VA, which is "the kitchen."  It’s an organization that provides vocational and technical education and jobs to unemployed and under-employed immigrant women, in partnership with local governments, with higher education institutions, with private sector, and help this population to start businesses. So when Lisa mentioned how important it is to make our dreams come true, I have a unique position:  I help others make their dreams come true with vocational education, empowering women to believe in the possibility of success and open businesses.  So the model that we are ready to replicate now in other cities and in other communities integrates governments, integrates private sector, and all the power and resources that that represents in order to really make impactful results in our communities.  And we're growing as communities.  Thank you.   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Thank you very much. MS. SCANLON RABINOWITZ:  Hello.  My name is Suzie Scanlon Rabinowitz.  I am co-founder and managing director of an alternative legal model.  We have a national network of more than 20,000 well-credentialed attorneys who are immediately available to support any legal department on a full-time or part-time engagement basis. And how we're making a difference is the legal industry has historically really been challenged in working with women on a more flexible basis and also the diversity and inclusion issues.  And so my businesses are helping to allow women who are returning to the profession after leaving to raise a family or take care of an aging parent come back and work on a more flexible basis. And also what we're doing is we provide lawyers on an engagement basis to help Fortune 500 companies.  And we're able to address some of the unconscious biases that exist by promoting women and minorities in roles that typically wouldn’t go to women and minorities.  And when our clients see how terrific our lawyers are, we give them permission to hire them directly.  And it’s really making an impact on promoting women and minorities at the highest level. THE PRESIDENT:  That's great.  Great. MS. SCANLON RABINOWITZ:  Thank you. THE PRESIDENT:  Where are you based? MS. SCANLON RABINOWITZ:  So we're a virtual platform, but based in New York and Connecticut. THE PRESIDENT:  That's wonderful.  Great job, thank you.  Thanks, Suzie. MS. SCANLON RABINOWITZ:  Thank you. MS. GIBBENS:  Mr. President, Mr. Vice President, Dina, Ivanka, Administrator McMahon, it is an honor and pleasure to be here as part of this process. I am Dyan Gibbens; I lead Trumbell Unmanned.  We're a Houston-based, a Forbes Top 25, veteran-founded company, and we provide critical data to the energy sector.  And we fly drones in challenging and austere environments.   Now, we primarily support oil and gas in environmental efforts, and we're all engineers, UV operators, and pilots.  You know how you know if someone is a pilot?  They’ll tell you.  (Laughter.)  They’ll tell you that a personal passion is promoting STEM for the next generation.  And we've partnered with BP for drone camps at Rice University.  We've partnered with Intel for a global STEM initiative.  We hope to reach thousands -- tens of thousands with that.  We've also partnered with Microsoft for an online drone academy that we hope to reach millions of people.   So my goal today is to help change this meeting and create a movement.  And thank you for your time. THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  That sounds fantastic.  Thank you.   Okay, folks, thank you.  (Laughter.) THE PRESIDENT:  Oh, the most important --  MS. JOHNSON:  Good morning, Mr. President, Vice President, Ivanka --  THE PRESIDENT:  Stay for Jessica.   MS. JOHNSON:  Administrator McMahon, my name is Jessica Johnson-Cope.  I’m the president and CEO of Johnson Security Bureau.  This week, Johnson Security will celebrate its 55th anniversary.  We are a third-generation, family-owned and operated security services firm based in the South Bronx of New York.  And we provide security guard services, as well as armored car services to protect people, places, and valuable property across the New York metropolitan area.   And I really relate to your story.  I relate to your working closely with Ivanka and working side by side because I took over my family’s business once my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer.  And we worked in the trenches until he passed away.  And so I really respect what you two do together and hope to be able to continue our family legacy, and to help other family-owned businesses as a result of our conversation today. THE PRESIDENT:  Great job.  Great job, Jessica.  Thank you.  Thank you very much, everybody.  END  11:31 A.M. EDT

27 марта, 19:20

Rosneft, Gazprom Boost Combined Offshore Investment To $1.4B

Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft and gas giant Gazprom plan to invest a combined $1.42 billion (80.8 billion rubles) in offshore exploration in 2017, Russia’s Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergei Donskoi told TASS news agency in an interview published on Monday. Rosneft is earmarking $755 million (43 billion rubles) for offshore exploration this year, nearly four times the $193 million (11 billion rubles) investment in offshore works last year, Donskoi said. Gazprom, for its part, plans investments of $664 million (37.8…

27 марта, 19:20

Qatar Diversifies Into IT, Plans Silicon Valley Office

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund will open an office in Silicon Valley by the end of the year as part of a move to move the country’s economy away from crude oil and gas. According to the fund’s chief executive, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, the office, which will be in San Francisco, should open by the end of the year. The new office follows several acquisition deals, among them the largest poultry producer in Turkey, Russia’s Rosneft, and British utility National Grid. Information technology is among the…

27 марта, 17:11

How did Rostropovich make the violoncello a ‘rock star’ instrument?

Rostropovich playing the violoncello on the crumbling Berlin Wall; Rostropovich sitting next to Boris Yeltsin in the White House in Moscow; Rostropovich with Solzhenitsyn at the dacha - these photographs are iconic 20th century images. He has so many titles and awards that they can be used to study the award system of almost any country in the world. Rostropovich's genius and originality was obvious to both professionals and to audiences in small towns. A child prodigy By birth Mstislav Rostropovich did not belong to either of Russia's two capitals. Rather, he was born on March 27, 1927 in Baku. His mother, pianist Sophia Fedotova, was one of two daughters to Nikolai Fedotov, founder of a music school in Orenburg in the south Urals. Mstislav Rostropovich, winner of the 3rd National Contest of Musicians, in 1945. Source: Anatoliy Garanin Leopold Rostropovich, Mstislav's father, was a talented cellist. Leopold and Sophia met and married in Orenburg on the shores of the Ural River, where Asia meets Europe. Their union was a mixture of Polish, Russian, Lithuanian and German roots. In the 1920s, they moved to Baku, the capital of Soviet Azerbaijan, when Leopold obtained a professorship at the local conservatory. It’s not surprising that their son began playing the piano and violoncello at the age of four, and nine years later he was already performing in concert with an orchestra. At the age of 16, Rostropovich entered the Moscow Conservatory. In 1945, several months before completing his studies, he won the All-Soviet Musician and Performer Competition. This victory was the start of a brilliant career, which lasted uninterruptedly for half a century. The Iron Curtain was not a barrier - the young musician's talent was so great that globally he became a Soviet national symbol, along with the Bolshoi Theatre and Soviet ice hockey. He was already receiving awards in Prague and Amsterdam, playing with Richter and Oistrakh and performing under the direction of Karajan and Ormandy. No longer a young man, Rostropovich lived in several countries, and the airplane was his real home. Source: Berliner Philharmoniker/YouTube The talent of love Rostropovich's talent consisted not only of an original musical technique, style and temperament. Everyone fell in love with his burring, witty jokes and graceful manners. In the beginning of the 1950s, however, while performing at the music festival in Prague, he met Bolshoi prima donna Galina Vishnevskaya. It was love at first sight, and he immediately understood that only this stately beauty could be his wife. She was married at the time, but this did not stop Rostropovich. Before they met, their personal lives were quite stormy, but their marriage determined their fate - personal and professional. Opera singer Galina Vishnevskaya and her husband Mstislav Rostropovich with their daughters at home. Source: Sholomovich/RIA Novosti Rostropovich performed as an accompanying pianist to his wife on many occasions. Years later he mastered conducting. The opera Eugene Onegin, which he conducted and in which Vishnevskaya sang the role of Tatyana, became a Bolshoi legend. Film director Alexander Sokurov made a documentary film about their union, Life Elegy. Rostropovich. Vishnevskaya. An inspiration to composers Rostropovich was just slightly over 20 years old when the great Sergei Prokofiev wrote a symphony concert for him. Several years later Shostakovich dedicated his Cello Concerto No. 1 to him. The composers were inspired by Rostropovich's unique performing potential, and also by his passion for popularizing modern music. Britten, Khachaturian, and Schnittke also composed for him. As a cellist, Rostropovich was the first to perform 117 works. As a conductor, he led the premieres of more than 70 symphonic works and nine operas. Mstislav Rostropovich and his wife Galina Vishnevskaya at a news conference at the USSR Foreign Ministry press center in 1990. Source: Vladimir Vyatkin/RIA Novosti A dangerous friendship Rostropovich always enjoyed large companies of people, and he loved them as much as music. He had an enormous circle of friends, not limited to colleagues. Once, going to a concert in Ryazan, he met Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who was at the height of his fame at the time with the publication of his novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. Several years later, when Solzhenitsyn was gravely ill, Rostropovich invited him to live at his dacha. Shortly afterwards, Solzhenitsyn fell into disfavor with the Soviet government, but Rostropovich did not ask him to leave and did not end their friendship, as many others had done. From Rostropovich's dacha, Solzhenitsyn was exiled. Their loyalty and friendship with Solzhenitsyn, however, carried a price. Rostropovich and Vishnevskaya were deprived of their Soviet citizenship, but this forced departure only boosted their careers. Once abroad, Rostropovich played and conducted, taught and organized festivals. It seemed his calendar consisted not of 365 days, but of twice as many. A man of the world During Perestroika in the late 1980s, Rostropovich was offered to return to the Soviet Union, but his career was firmly tied to Europe, Japan and America. No longer a young man, he managed to live in several countries, and the airplane was his real home. Mstislav Rostropovich holds flowers while President Boris Yeltsin applauds after he honored Rostropovich with Russia's award for "Services Rendered to the Fatherland," at a ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin in 1997. He was particularly passionate about the new Russia, however, and during the August putsch in 1991 he played for the defenders of the White House, coming to Moscow on a transit visa. Later, he staged Mussorgsky's Khovanschina at the Bolshoi. It’s an opera about how Old Russia was swept away by transformations at the end of the 17th century. Rostropovich organized festivals and charity foundations that helped sick children, and enlisted the help of presidents and businessmen. He was a sensitive and vulnerable person, however, refusing to perform in Russia for several years because of a review he thought was offensive. Only a musician who is still called by his first name, Slava, could afford to behave like this. Read more: Yuri Bashmet: Turning Sochi into a cultural capital>>>

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27 марта, 17:05

Хроники финтеха 18. Банковские отделения усыхают в размерах

Visa предлагает платить очками, Misys создает банковского мегавендора, в Греции открываются отделения без сотрудников и другие новости финтеха от Финтех Лаб .

27 марта, 12:29

‘They Think We Are Slaves’

The U.S. au pair program is riddled with problems—and new documents show that the State Department might know more than it’s letting on.

27 марта, 12:10

Госдума готовит семьям общий кошелек

Законопроект о счетах супругов застрял в нижней палате парламента, не добравшись до второго чтения. Предложенные в него поправки до сих пор вызывают споры среди банкиров

27 марта, 11:00

Trump Is Scaring Indian Americans Into Finding Their Political Voice

Highly educated immigrants from South Asia have often been able to live comfortably in America. With a new wave of hate crimes, that’s changing.

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27 марта, 09:30

Сбербанк и Альфа-Банк предложат членам семьи следить за расходами друг друга

Банки разрабатывают семейные онлайн-сервисы, которые позволят супругам следить за поступлениями средств на карты и тратами друг друга. Сделать это можно лишь в периметре одного банка, поэтому банкиры, разработавшие новый сервис, рассчитывают на переток особо бдительных клиентов от конкурентов. По информации Коммерсанта , Сбербанк и Альфа-Банк готовят к запуску проекты так называемого семейного контроля расходов. Действующие сервисы банков по контролю расходов направлены преимущественно на самого клиента, а не на семью, где оба супруга могут иметь доступ к данным о движении средств по картам друг друга. При наличии согласия обоих супругов они смогут в нужном сервисе объединять данные о своих картах , пояснил суть проекта начальник отдела развития платформы удаленных каналов обслуживания Банк 21 Сбербанка Антон Тодосийчук. Мы работаем над пилотом в виде возможности ведения супругами совместного счета, которая станет своего рода альтернативой семейной кубышке, существующей во многих семьях в виде конверта с наличными , пояснила руководитель центра развития электронных продуктов и сервисов для розничных клиентов Альфа-Банка Елена Бочарова. Как отмечает издание, в условиях падения доходов контроль за тратами становится все более актуальным. Согласно исследованию Visa, проведенному в августе 2016 года, 49% россиян отслеживают и повседневные, и регулярные расходы, 44% только регулярные, и лишь 7% не отслеживают расходы вовсе. При этом банковские карты граждане считают существенным подспорьем в контроле расходов. Так, 54% активных пользователей банковских карт (совершают семь из десяти покупок с помощью карты) используют карты, поскольку они позволяют отслеживать расходы.

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27 марта, 08:06

Visa разрешила получение наличных в банкомате обложить комиссиями

Снимать наличные в банкоматах может стать невыгодно. Недавно платёжная система Visa изменила свои правила, разрешив владельцам банкоматов брать комиссии с клиентов. Отечественные банки решили этим воспользоваться.

26 марта, 19:01

Iran sanctions 15 American companies

IRAN sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies yesterday, alleging they support terrorism, repression and Israel’s occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state. The wide-ranging

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26 марта, 11:35

Burkina Faso-Nigeria friendly cancelled over UK visas

Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas, forcing Monday's football match in London to be cancelled.

26 марта, 10:48

Смертельные мегаполисы (Познавательное ТВ, Михаил Величко)

Михаил Величко: Смертельные мегаполисы. Большие города нужны для сокращения численности населения и подавления природных способностей человека. Часть из рассказа Михаила Величко "Беседы о жизни 7": https://youtu.be/rywhgWchFvQ Содержание: 0:00:00 - жизнь в городе и деревне 0:00:42 - кочевой и осёдлый образ жизни 0:04:21 - как возникали города 0:06:22 - избыточная рождаемость 0:07:23 - убийственный город 0:08:26 - городские мутанты 0:11:39 - человек и тараканы 0:13:06 - деревня питает города людьми 0:13:33 - численность городского и сельского населения 0:16:18 - города - центры потребления 0:18:04 - как сокращают городское население 0:22:59 - убийственная городская среда 0:26:04 - непродуманность города 0:28:43 - как убивает многоэтажка 0:32:34 - политики против собственного населения 0:34:20 - в каком городе можно жить 0:36:19 - мегаполис против населения 0:39:30 - какая должна быть экономика для жизни 0:43:19 - почему стали делать хрущёвки 0:45:36 - градостроительный геноцид 0:48:15 - городские бездельники 0:50:25 - европейское уничтожение в городах 0:52:21 - психодинамика толпы 0:55:58 - холопство 0:58:41 - почему появляются мигранты Чему не учат в школе и университете, о чём молчит официальная наука и не рассказывают по телевизору - смотрите на нашем канале Познавательное ТВ http://www.youtube.com/user/poznavatelnoeTV?sub_confirmation=1 Мы не зарабатываем деньги, а распространяем знания. Если вам нравится Познавательное ТВ, можете нам помочь: VISA: 4276 3800 1161 4356 Яндекс-деньги: 410011955138747 QIWI: +7 925 460 1909 WebMoney рубль: R142363945834 WebMoney доллар: Z182191503707 WebMoney евро: E344386089713 PayPal: [email protected]

25 марта, 20:00

Заметки: Тепловой тамбур усадьбы Рукавишниковых (Познавательное ТВ, Артём Войтенков)

Деревянный тепловой тамбур усадьбы Рукавишниковых в Нижнем Новгороде. Чему не учат в школе и университете, о чём молчит официальная наука и не рассказывают по телевизору - смотрите на нашем канале Познавательное ТВ http://www.youtube.com/user/poznavatelnoeTV?sub_confirmation=1 Мы не зарабатываем деньги, а распространяем знания. Если вам нравится Познавательное ТВ, можете нам помочь: VISA: 4276 3800 1161 4356 Яндекс-деньги: 410011955138747 QIWI: +7 925 460 1909 WebMoney рубль: R142363945834 WebMoney доллар: Z182191503707 WebMoney евро: E344386089713 PayPal: [email protected] Познавательное ТВ в соцсетях: Вконтакте: http://vk.com/poznavatelnoetv Одноклассники: http://ok.ru/group/55120471130139 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poznavatelnoe.tv Twitter: https://twitter.com/PoznavatelnoeTV Telegram: https://telegram.me/poznavatelnoetv

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25 марта, 16:37

UK visa problems halt African friendly

Nigeria's friendly with Burkina Faso on Monday in London is called off after several Burkina Faso players fail to gain entry visas for the UK.

25 марта, 11:08

London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage.

25 марта, 10:00

Набиуллина объявила о нейтрализации угрозы отключения России от системы SWIFT

Глава ЦБ Эльвира Набиуллина на встрече с президентом Владимиром Путиным заявила, что российская финансовая система защищена на случай отключения от межбанковской системы SWIFT и международных платежных систем.Как напомнила глава ЦБ, «были угрозы, связанные с тем, что нас (Россию – ВЗГЛЯД) могут отключить от SWIFT», передает ПРАЙМ.«Мы также доработали свою платежную систему, и, если что-то случится, внутри страны все операции в формате SWIFT будут работать, мы создали такой аналог», – подчеркнула Набиуллина.Она также напомнила, что введенные западные санкции выявили уязвимости банковской инфраструктуры страны, после чего процессинг зарубежных платежных систем был переведен в Россию.Кроме того, «сейчас уже более 90% банкоматов и платежных терминалов готовы к принятию нашей собственной карты «Мир», отметила глава Банка России.«И 2017 год мы считаем важным, поворотным именно в масштабном распространении карт «Мир», – заключила глава ЦБ.Напомним, в сентябре 2015 года председатель Банка России Эльвира Набиуллина заявила, что в России практически создан аналог SWIFT – международной межбанковской системы по передаче финансовых сообщений. В мае того же года ЦБ предложил обсудить создание аналога международной системы передачи финансовой информации SWIFT в рамках БРИКС.«Мир» – российская национальная платежная система. Ее оператором стала Национальная система платежных карт (НСПК), созданная летом 2014 года, после того как у российских банков из-за санкций США возникли проблемы с системами Visa и MasterCard.источник

12 сентября 2013, 12:05

Не мытьем, так катаньем

Американским властям позарез нужно показать, что у них с экономикой все хорошо. И если не получается сделать это нормальным путем, то можно поменять правила игры. Или игроков. 10 сентября индексу DowJones вновь удалось превысить отметку в 15 тысяч пунктов. Правда, список компаний, с помощью которых это было достигнуто, уже несколько отличался от того, что было днем ранее. Все дело в том, что из него выкинули всех неудачников, портящих общую благостную картину, и поместили новые компании, демонстрирующие лучшие результаты. В итоге из индекса DowJones были выброшены алюминиевый гигант Alcoa, небезызвестный Hewlett-Packard, производящий электронику, и никто иной, как BankofAmerica. Вместо них в список вошли банк GoldmanSachs, платежная система Visa и производитель спортивной одежды Nike. Конечно, спортивная одежда оказывает гораздо большее влияние на мировую экономику чем производство какого-то там алюминия. Сейчас в списке DJIA присутствует десять числящихся «производственными» компаний, которые фактически ничего не производят, но ведь все, как известно, зависит от точки зрения. Это для обычного человека собрать из булки, куска сыра и котлеты какой-нибудь гамбургер – это не производство, а вот для биржи – это очень даже производство. Если дело пойдет так и дальше, то вскоре индекс, и так уже довольно сильно оторванный от экономической реальности, может вообще перестать означать хоть что-то вразумительное и окончательно превратится в некую абстракцию, на которую американские власти будут ссылаться, чтобы доказать, что американская экономика наконец-то «восстанавливается». В общем, вновь и очередной раз повторяется та же самая история, что и с сирийским зарином. И чем глубже будет развиваться кризис, тем больше откровенного и наглого вранья властей и их приближенных мы еще услышим. Ну, а индекс… да он поднялся выше 15 тысяч пунктов. И что? Да, кстати. Компания Apple по-прежнему остается одним из любимчиков Уолл-стрита. Да это и неудивительно. Только вчера она с большой помпой выпустила очередной новый продукт, вся ценность которого заключается во встроенном датчике, сканирующем отпечатки пальцев пользователей. Естественно исключительно для удобства пользователей.  Вероятно, эта инновация найдет своих последователей, но самую большую благодарность Apple наверняка скажут АНБ, ЦРУ, ФБР и прочие секретные службы, а также разнообразные правоохранительные органы. Ведь просто заставить сдать человека свои отпечатки пальцев может оказаться непросто, а тут пользователи не только сами и добровольно будут сдавать свои отпечатки, но еще и приплачивать за это. Право слово, решение более чем изящное. Ссылки на мои выступления по телевидению: http://xn--80ajoghfjyj0a.xn--p1ai/zameniteli-deneg-aleksandr-lezhava http://xn--80ajoghfjyj0a.xn--p1ai/kak-doyat-rossiyu-aleksandr-lezhava Мои книжки  «Крах «денег» или как защитить сбережения в условиях кризиса»,  «Золото. Гражданин или государство, свобода или демократия»,  «Занимательная экономика», «Деньги смутных времен. Древняя история»,  «Деньги смутных времен. Московия, Россия и ее соседи в XV – XVIIIвеках»  можно прочитать или скачать по адресу http://www.proza.ru/avtor/mitra396