Pashinyan's party leads in electronic voting


Party deliberations After the results of the electronic voting in In the parliamentary elections, the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan took the lead. She received 163 votes. At the same time, the “Armenia” bloc of former President Robert Kocharian has 135 votes.

As stated by the Chairman of the Central Election Commission Tigran Mukuchyan at the CEC meeting, 500 people out of 650 included in the list took part in the electronic voting from 11 to 13 June. As a result, 163 people voted for the “Civil Treaty” party and 135 for the “Armenian” bloc.

Overall, Armenian diplomats abroad took part in the electronic vote. The military, the country's representatives in international organizations and members of their families also voted.

Meanwhile, early parliamentary elections in Armenia have ended. According to preliminary estimates, the total turnout was 49.4% out of 1 million 281 thousand 174 voters. Voting took place only on the territory of the country, in these elections there is no limit of participation. Entrance barrier for parties – 5%, blocks – 7%.


Turnout in the elections in Armenia was about 50%


Armenia ends soon parliamentary elections, according to preliminary estimates, the final turnout was 49.4% 1 million 281 thousand 174 voters).

25 political forces fought for the right to form a new government in the elections. The main rivalry took place between the actors' side. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan Civil Treaty and block “Armenia” former President Robert Kocharian.

Voting took place only on the territory of the country, in these elections there is no limit of turnout. The entry barrier for parties is 5%, for blocks – 7%.

On Sunday morning, it was announced that inspections were being carried out at the headquarters of the Armenian bloc. No reasons were given.


Ambassador Antonov, who returned to the United States, was disappointed by the announcement of new sanctions

Photo: Russian Embassy Website

Ambassador Russia in Washington, Anatoly Antonov, commented on the words of US Assistant President for National Security Jake Sullivan about the preparation of new sanctions against the Russian Federation. After arriving from Russia, the diplomat stressed that “this is not the signal that everyone is waiting for after the summit.”

According to him, it is difficult to stabilize relations between countries through sanctions. Overall, as Antonov emphasized, Moscow and Washington have very serious problems in their relations. However, the Russian Federation is ready for a constructive dialogue.

It was announced on Sunday that Anatoly Antonov had returned to the United States to work on a diplomatic mission. The decision to return US and Russian ambassadors to their posts was made after the summit of Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden in Geneva on 16 June.

Early Sunday, Sullivan announced that the US authorities would continue to impose new sanctions on Russian companies participating in the Nord Stream 2 project. In addition, Washington is preparing a new package of sanctions for the situation with Alexei Navalny.


The US promises new sanctions against Nord Stream 2


The US government will continue to save new sanctions against Russian companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project. US Presidential Adviser Joe Biden Jake Sullivan told CNN.

In addition, Washington is preparing a new package of sanctions for the situation with Alexei Navalny. “ We are preparing another package of sanctions to apply in this case, “ & mdash; Sullivan pointed out.

Earlier, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken discussed with Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau the threat posed by the construction of Nord Stream 2. Americans believe that this project threatens the European Union's energy security. According to Washington, the basis of energy security in Europe is a reduction in the supply of hydrocarbons from Russia. That is why the Russian gas pipeline has become a major threat.

The Americans have long opposed the project. It has to sell its liquefied natural gas to the EU. Washington has been imposing sanctions on building contractors for the third year in a row.


In Germany, he publishes an article by Putin on the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War


Russian President Vladimir Putin has prepared an article on 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. This was reported in Moscow. Kremlin. Putin on TV channel Russia 1.

This material will be published in one of the leading German publications. In addition, on June 22, Putin will lay flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and deliver a speech.

Vladimir Putin's articles on World War II have previously been published in various publications in Russia and the world. In particular, an article on the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory was published on the US National Interest website in June 2020. It was called “ Vladimir Putin: Real Lessons from the 75th Anniversary of World War II“ (Vladimir Putin: A Real Lesson from the 75th Anniversary of World War II). war).

In it he speculated about the premises of the war. Putin also assessed the consequences of the tragedy and called for lessons to be learned. Meanwhile, the Russian president has noted attempts by a number of European politicians to hide some facts that may present their countries in an unfavorable light.


After the summit, the General Staff expects constructive relations with the United States


Head of the Russian General Staff of the Army Valery Gerasimov He said that bilateral relations between the Russian Federation and the United States would develop more positively after the presidents' summit in Geneva.

“We felt a constructive approach,” Gerasimov said. “It seems to me that both our countries will follow this path.”

The general was one of the participants in the meeting between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden in Switzerland on 16 June. During the talks, the leaders of both countries discussed, among other things, issues of strategic stability.


Representative Irina Belykh commented on Shogu and Lavrov's entry into the United Russia list

Photo: Sergey Nikolaev

Member of the Duma Committee for state-building and legislation Irina Belykh (ER) commented on the creation of the first five federal candidate lists for United Russia in the State Duma elections on September 19. Belykh drew attention to the entry into the top five of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

“Very cool proposal for the list of the top five. Sergei Viktorovich, Sergei Kuzhugetovich is the mind, strength, power of the country. Devotion, discipline! He said – he did. I'm proud to be on the team!” – she said. Irina Belykh.

The representative stressed the importance of Sergei Shoigu's contribution to the historical and patriotic projects he oversees – especially the speech on the unique place “Memory of the People”, where you will find a huge database of documents related to the history of World War II. As for Sergei Lavrov, Belykh noted his work in combating attempts to forge history. “One of the foundations, which fully corresponds to the national interests of our country,” described the member of the activity of Shoigu and Lavrov.


The Ministry of the Interior has developed a new award system that eliminates all “gaps”

The decision was announced by the head of the department Vladimir Kolokoltsev

Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev introduced a new system of awarding prizes and incentives to subordinates. Special attention is paid to the position of heads of regional department heads.

Photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Staff decisions will be therefore coordinated to the Investigation Department of the Ministry of the Interior. The department will also check the crime detection rate in a specific region.

“Check the crime detection rate as the most important indicator of the work of this or that headquarters,” said a URA source. ŽP.

The corresponding decision was announced by Kolokoltsov on May 28, 2021. In the past, the factor of solving crimes was often not taken into account – this led to an unfair distribution of prices.

It should be noted that the incentives are accompanied by a lump sum of up to 300 thousand rubles. The fact of the award is highly valued and has a positive effect on the further progress of the service.

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Russian Ambassador Antonov boarded a plane to the United States


Ambassador Russia in Washington Anatoly Antonov arrived at Sheremetyevo's main airport on the morning of June 20 and boarded a plane that would soon fly to the United States.

An agreement between the two countries to resume the work of ambassadors was reached during a summit in Geneva on June 16 between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden. Russia's foreign ministry later said the head of the diplomatic mission Antonov would spend the next working week in Washington.

US Ambassador to Moscow John Sullivan has announced that he will return to work soon.


Media: 20,000 people will be admitted to the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics


was not accepted by more than 20,000 people. This number includes VIP guests and their companions. Kyodo claims this.

The Summer Olympic Games were to take place in late July – early August last year. However, due to the pandemic, the competition was postponed for a year. The Olympics will begin on July 23 and end on August 8.

In March, it was decided to hold the Olympics without foreign fans. Locals will be admitted to the stalls. However, he must follow several rules. Always wear masks first. And secondly, don't shout or cheer on the stadium. If the epidemiological situation worsens, there will be a competition with empty stalls.