One of the OneWeb satellite launches from Baikonur has been postponed until 2022

A source in the rocket and space industry said that one of the four launches of the British communication satellites OneWeb from the Baikonur cosmodrome, planned for 2021, has been postponed until next year, RIA Novosti reports.

“Now the schedule is as follows: August 2, September 9, and the end of December. One launch was postponed to 2022, so as not to pay Kazakhstan additional money for using the fall area of the first stage of the Soyuz-2 launch vehicle, he said.

It is noted that the deployment of the OneWeb group will not suffer from this, since the missing launch is planned to be carried out from the Vostochny cosmodrome on October 7.

Recall that the previous time the launch vehicle “Soyuz-2” with 36 British spacecraft launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome on the evening of May 28. 

OneWeb plans to increase the number of communications satellites in orbit to 648. The first six vehicles were launched into orbit in 2013. The next launch is scheduled for July 1.


Vilfand told how long the heat wave will last in European Russia

Scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand said that the abnormal heat in European Russia will last at least until the middle of the week, RIA Novosti reports.

According to him, in the center of the region, the air will warm up to 36 degrees, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the heat may subside a little.

“The air will be transformed: warmed up and warmed up” until Thursday inclusive. The temperature will rise more and more: there are no clouds, the sun is saturated with energy-Exactly the same weather in the deserts, now we have, as in the desert. On Monday, 31-33 degrees, on Tuesday, 31-35 degrees, on Wednesday, 34-36 degrees, the weather forecaster specified.

Vilfand added that the heat will be in the Leningrad, Kaliningrad, Pskov and Novgorod regions.

“In these four areas, there is a strong heat, the temperature is up to 35-37 degrees. This will continue at least until Wednesday inclusive, ” he concluded.

Earlier, the scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center, Roman Vilfand, said that due to a small amount of precipitation in some regions of Russia, a drought may occur in the second half of June.

Earlier, the head of the laboratory of the Hydrometeorological Center of the Russian Federation, Lyudmila Parshina, said that the weather in July throughout Russia will correspond to the climatic norm, but cold spells are not excluded.


Holidays with robots. New programs for schoolchildren launched in the country

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All over the country, the Engineering Holidays start in the summer. They are held on the basis of children’s technology parks “Quantorium” and “IT-Cubes” in the framework of the national project “Education”.

The main goal of the engineering holidays is to attract children and young people to the study and practical application of scientific methods and technologies. Engineering holidays are implemented in several areas: excursions, open days, game programs, open competitions, intellectual games, hiking and much more.

The programs involve the involvement of children in active play and project activities under the guidance of mentors, acquaintance with modern trends and problems of the development of scientific and engineering fields, meetings with opinion leaders, as well as demonstration of work on modern equipment.

Already, 135 children’s and 70 mobile technology parks, the Quantorium, and 71 digital education centers, the IT Cube, have been established and are functioning throughout the country.

The Volzhsky Polytech Quantorium in the Volgograd Region will host the engineering holidays “QuantoLeto” until June 30 for schoolchildren who are passionate about technical creativity, as well as for children interested in project and research activities. The participants of the “Qantoleto” are not only schoolchildren, but also students of the Volga Regionpolytechnic technical school. The program of the educational shift consists of three modules: project, general development, and creative. It includes excursions, master classes, quests and challenges, guru lectures, competitions and conferences in the field of scientific and engineering creativity. Participants will meet with scientists, designers, and testers.

In the Center for the Support of Gifted Children “Volna”, located on the basis of the children’s health camp in the Dubovsky district of the Volgograd region, on June 15, the profile shift started: 150 pupils of the children’s technopark “Quantorium” will master new programs. The shift will last until the end of June. 2-week engineering vacation,which are held for the first time at the camp’s base, began for 60 children who have already reached heights in the research and technical areas. Space has been chosen as a new topic for such young specialists: the shift participants will take a course in 3D modeling, study microcontrollers, neurotechnology, and design a spacecraft.

In the Leningrad Region, the Kingisepp Quantorium has launched the program “Engineering Holidays: IT. Cosmo. Robo”, which will last until the end of summer and includes a master class, project activities and classes in the following areas: IT, robotics, cosmo. IT-direction & nbsp; & mdash; introduction to the basics of programming, solving logical problems with the help of electronic devices. Robo —assembly of robot models of different functionality, acquaintance with the basics of their programming, creating your own robot.Cosmo —introduction to the device of space rockets, self-modeling and calculation and calculation of the launch of rockets into orbit. The program promotes the development of skills in the field of information technology, helps to understand the structure of modern robotic systems and get acquainted with the basic concepts of the field of space technology. For those who are taking their first steps in technical creativity, the program will help to form an interest in the art of engineering through the implementation of projects.

In the Saratov Region, mentors of the IT Cube have opened a summer project shift in the fantasy world for 50 children aged from 7 to 18. On the basis of the Center for Additional Education «Constellation» Balashov, the summer shift will last until 29 & nbsp; June and will end with the protection of research projects. Participants will develop them for 2 weeks in 4 programs: programming in Python, designing robot models, WEB 3D, 3D modeling. At the & nbsp; solemnat the opening of the summer IT-intensive school, students were photographed with a Bumblebee robot and a tyrannosaurus rex from augmented reality. The event was hosted by wizards from Hogwarts, who conducted an exciting quiz and, together with the students of the Constellation Center, set the participants up for further fruitful work. “The projects of the shift participants will be dedicated to the magical world of fantasy. In the section “Programming in Python”, the students are led by the teacher Alevtina Vyachina they will work on creating a quest game based on the Harry Potter universe. Creating robot model designs & bdquo; Robotrony & ldquo; will hold teacher Andrey Sytin. The magic ball from the Harry Potter universe according to the Web 3D program will be made together with teacher Andrey Prakhov. 3D modeling will be dedicated to the creation of the “Ring of Omnipotence” and the “King Arthur’s sword”. This will help the children teacher Alexander Kotov, & nbsp; & mdash; told the head of the «IT-cube» Elena Andreeva.


Do I need to change my passport after plastic surgery?

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Plastic surgery, a large loss or weight gain can radically change the appearance of a person. The incongruity of a photo with a new image can make it difficult to identify an individual. Therefore, as experts explain, citizens have the right to replace their passport in connection with a change in appearance. But this is exactly a right, and not a duty.

As noted in the press service of the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation, in the departments of the department, citizens often turn to the issue of replacing the passport due to plastic surgery, mechanical damage to the face, burns, etc. In this case, the applicants provide a medical document confirming the fact of the operation. The Unified Portal of Public Services informs about the fact that the change in appearance is a reason for replacing the passport. Registration of a new document in this case is possible at any time, and not only within the stipulated replacement terms of 20 and 45 years.


New coronavirus mutation reported in India

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The Indian state of Maharashtra has reported 20 cases of infection with a new type of local strain of coronavirus, RIA Novosti reports.

It is reported that the variety was named “delta plus” (B. 1. 617. 2. 1).

We found Delta Plus in Navi Mumbai, Palghar and Ratnagiri. After that, we sent more samples for analysis and are waiting for reports, ” said the head of the Department of Medical Education and Research, Dr. T. P. Lakhan.

It is noted that two of the five infected with the new strain in the port city of Ratnagiri did not have any symptoms.

Recall that the “Indian” strain of coronavirus B. 1. 617 was detected in India on October 5, 2020, and recently it has been found in many countries.

The Indian strain of coronavirus shortens the transition time from a mild form of the disease to a severe one. This is the head of the SIC of Epidemiology and Microbiology named after Gamalei Alexander Ginzburg.

According to him, the disease in this case “proceeds more quickly than the Wuhan strain”, the time of possible appearance of its own antibodies is reduced.


Enroll online. This year, you can apply to universities via the Internet

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500 state-owned Russian universities have joined the super service “Admission to the university online” in 2021. Applicants can submit their documents remotely on the Public Services portal as part of the implementation of the national project “Digital Economy”.

The computer will replace the train

The super service “Admission to university online” on the portal “Public Services” was launched already in June 2020. Then applicants could apply for admission to 54 Russian universities. This opportunity was used by 20 thousand people. applicants, having submitted 70 thousand applications. The service has become especially relevantin complex in & nbsp; epilemiological terms, when many preferred remote interaction. Also, such a remote format for submitting documents is convenient if the selected universities are located in different regions. During the first year of operation of the super service, the number of participating universities increased by 10 times. Now there are more than 500 of them.

The super service allows you to select universities for admission, send an application for admission, attach copies of the necessary documents, find out about the dates of additional entrance tests, track your place in the competition lists, and find out about enrollment by receiving a notification from the university. You can also manage your consent for enrollment and make changes to the submitted application through your personal online account.

To use the service, you must have a verified account on the Unified Portal of Public Services. From the new products of the super service in 2021, the opportunity to enroll in full-time and part-time education, as well as under contracts for targeted training. In the future, it is planned to expand the functionality in the part of training on a paid basis by integrating the educational lending tool with state support with a super service on the Public Services portal.

The demand for the superservice was obvious even when it was designed. Every year, almost a million applicants from all over Russia enter universities.

Super Services & nbsp; & mdash; new generation public services

Super Services are a new kind of public services, formed around the life situations of each person. In the framework of the national project “Digital Economy” on the portal of Public services in 2020, the super services “Admission to the university online”, “Online disability assistance” were launched.;and  & laquo; Europrotocol online & raquo;. In 2021, the super services “My Health online”, “Birth of a child”, “Notification and appeal of fines for traffic violations online”, “Justice online”, “Loss of a loved one”, “Loss of a loved one” are being prepared for the launch of super services.Labor migration online.

The concept of super services assumes that services will be provided proactively: the state itself will notify the person about the opportunities available to him, the benefits and payments. Thus, the state should turn into an inconspicuous assistant, reorganize itself in accordance with the principles of barrier-free and customer-centricity.

Thanks to the national project “Digital Economy”, 95% of mass socially significant public services will be provided in electronic form with the use of the EPSU (public services portal) by 2024.


Bazhenov called for compensatory restoration of Russian forests

The leader of the public movement Timofey Bazhenov took part in the congress of the United Russia party, which was held in Moscow the day before.

Bazhenov called on future deputies of the State Duma to adopt a law on double compensatory restoration of forests in the Russian Federation, at the rate of two trees planted for one felled, and the confiscation of illegal income from illegal logging.

According to him, this initiative will be a logical continuation of the Russian president’s decision to ban the export of unprocessed and roughly processed wood from the country. In addition, the public figure proposed to increase fines for illegal landfills tenfold.

Recall that the leader of the Bazhenov Movement became one of the winners of the primaries of the EP, showing the best result of popular support among the electoral districts of the Russian capital.

Recently, Timofey Bazhenov supported the idea of creating a unified video surveillance system in Russia. He believes that this will not only improve the safety of citizens, but also help to solve some environmental problems.


Director General of the Public Television of Russia Anatoly Lysenko. Dossier

Soviet and Russian television personality, journalist and General Director of the Public Television of Russia (OTR) Anatoly Lysenko he died of a long illness at the age of 85. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the OTR on Sunday, June 20. The date and place of the farewell is not yet specified.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin he expressed his deep condolences to the family and friends of Lysenko, the press secretary of the head of the Russian state, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters.

“A legendary TV personality who created new media in the pre-Internet era. He created the legendary youth editorial office in Ostankino and was one of the founders of VGTRK, laying new principles of television work in it, “Dmitry Kiselev, General Director of MIA “Russia Today”, commented on Lysenko in a comment to RIA Novosti.  

Director General of the Public Television of Russia (OTR) Anatoly Lysenko. Photo: Alexander Natruskin & nbsp; RIA Novosti


Anatoly Lysenko was born on April 14, 1937 in Vinnytsia (Ukrainian SSR). The family moved to Moscow 5 days after his birth. He studied at school No. 1 of the Oktyabrskaya Railway. In the ninth grade, Lysenko was kicked out of school for bad behavior, but allowed to take exams. While studying in the Lenin Library, he eventually passed on “excellent” everything except English (he passed on “good”).

In 1960, Lysenko graduated from the Economics Department of the Moscow Institute of Railway Transport Engineers, and then completed postgraduate studies at the All-Union Correspondence Institute of Railway Transport Engineers. From 1960 to 1965, he worked as a shop foreman at the Lublin Foundry and Mechanical Plant (LMZ). Kaganovich. He was a member of the CPSU.

Career in television journalism

Lysenko first appeared on television as a student in September 1956. He was invited to take part in a moral and ethical debate on the topic of love and friendship. Since 1959, he began working as a freelance author and presenter of youth programs (“Komsomol Searchlight”, “Screen of Public Opinion”, etc.). Later, he actively participated in amateur performances, went on tour with the creative team in the USSR.

When Lysenko was still working at the Lublin LMZ, a television group came to the plant to shoot a program about the amateur activities of workers. Lysenko, given his amateur performance, took part. However, shortly before the broadcast, everything was canceled and the concept was changed: they prepared a monologue about students and spring with caricature drawings. The lyrics were written by Lysenko & mdash; so he first appeared on television.

In 1968, Lysenko was hired as a senior editor in the Main Editorial Office of programs for Young People of Central Television. Later, he was suspended from working in the frame for five years (when Sergey Lapin became chairman of the State Committee for Radio and Television Broadcasting). During this period, Lysenko began writing screenplays.

In the late 70s, together with the writer and screenwriter Galina Shergova and journalist By Eduard Sagalaev participated in the creation of the documentary television series “Our Biography”(1976 & ndash;1977). In 1986 & mdash;1990, he was Deputy Editor-in-chief of the Main Editorial Office of Programs for Young People.

In April 1987, Anatoly Lysenko became the head of the program “Vzglyad”, which had a strong influence on Soviet television and on the atmosphere in the country as a whole. In 1990-1996, he was the General Director of the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company. From 1996 to 2000, he served as Chairman of the Committee on Telecommunications and Mass Media of the Moscow Government. He took part in the creation of the TV channel “TV Center” and was a member of the Board of Directors for three years.

In 2000–2001, Lysenko headed the FSUE “Roskniga”. In October 2002, he was appointed President of the International Academy of Television and Radio. In 2003 & ndash; 2004, he was the host of & laquo; Program programs on yesterday » on«Channel One & raquo;. From 2005 to 2012, he wrote a column as a TV critic in the newspaper “The Interlocutor”.

In July 2012, by decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Lysenko was appointed General Director of the Public Television of Russia, which began work in May 2013.

What else is known about Anatoly Lysenko?

In 2011, he published a book of memoirs “TV live and on record”. It is also known that Lysenko was on the board of the Academy of Russian Television. He was a retired State Councilor of the first class and a professor at the Faculty of Media Communications of the Higher School of Economics.

Since 2013, he has been a member of the Council for Awarding Prizes of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of Mass Media.

Anatoly Lysenko has a wife, Valentina Efimovna Lysenko, a daughter, a son, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Awards and titles

During his life, Lysenko received many awards and titles. Among them:

  •  Order of Merit for the Fatherland» IV degree;
  • Order of Honor;
  • Honored Artist of the Russian Federation;
  • Honored Journalist of the Russian Federation;
  • Gold Medal named after Lev Nikolaev.


In Yalta, the ban on swimming in the Black Sea was extended

The ban on swimming in the Black Sea in Yalta will be in effect for at least three more days, said Oleg Kryuchkov, adviser to the head of the republic.

According to him, this decision was made at a meeting of the operational headquarters on Sunday, RIA Novosti reports.

Swimming was banned on Saturday due to mudslides. 

Earlier it was reported that after the mudslide, the highest waterfall in the Crimea, Uchan-Su in Yalta, gained the maximum power in 50 years.

Flooding in the east of the Crimea began as a result of heavy rains. It was reported that two people in Yalta were missing. There was also information about one dead person and 19 injured.


The highest waterfall in the Crimea has gained the maximum strength in the last 50 years

The highest waterfall in the Crimea, Uchan-Su in Yalta, has gained the maximum strength in the last 50 years, RIA Novosti reports.

According to the head of the directorate of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “Reserved Crimea” Andrey Borodin, on the way to the waterfall there was a mudslide, part of the retaining wall was destroyed. 

He also stressed that the popular tourist trails of the Yalta Mountain Forest Reserve are being examined to assess their condition.

Note that the height of the Wuchang-Su waterfall is 98 meters. It gives rise to the Vodopadnaya River in Yalta, which in recent days overflowed its banks and flooded part of the city. In summer, the waterfall often dries up.

Recall that as a result of heavy rains in the east of the Crimea, flooding began. Due to the river overflowing in a number of cities, streets and houses were flooded. To date, 36 houses remain flooded in Yalta, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Policy, Information and Communications of the Crimea reported. In 28 households, 12 socially significant objects, 17 basementswater was pumped out of residential apartment buildings. Meanwhile, 150 subscribers remain without electricity. 

Water supply has been suspended in the entire city district due to high turbidity. The delivery of drinking water to local residents is organized.

Earlier it was reported that two people in Yalta disappeared after heavy rains. There was also information about one dead person and 19 injured.