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1 Time of coupons comes back.

Time of coupons comes back.

Delivery of coupons on bread for pensioners, invalids and large families will begin with 14th of August in bodies of social protection of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka. Socially undefended citizens can use them in retail centers of those manufacturers which have agreed to sell bread at a discount. "Coupons would stand out for a month. Today we discussed reduced prices of bread with manufacturers. One loaf of bread will cost approximately 12 roubles (0.44c), maybe a little more. We try to help old people to survive. But it`s not a measure, it`s a half of a measure. I in general consider that implementing coupons on bread in the
21st century is a crime ", - Puchkovsky, the head of society protection department,said "If Kamchatka authorities don't solve a problem with dotations on prices on the bread of socially undefended inhabitants of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka till new year, pensioners and representatives of large families will begin protest actions.".  That`s all happening because of Kamchatka bakers, who have risen the price for bakery products since the 1st of August. They have explained that their decision on rising prices is connected with higher costs of transportation of a flour and mineral oil.
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1 Russians do not trust the “engine of trade”!

Russians do not trust the “engine of trade”!

In Russia people don't like a TV advertisment and consider it to be more likely as an irritating factor, than a way of perception of the information on new products and services. Around of 75% of the citizens of Russia suspect, that advertisers try to deceive them. Only 21% of the population trust the advertisment. Though participants of the market critically estimate results of sociological research. According to the data of the survey of the research holding ROMIR Monitoring, overwhelming majority of russian citizens not only don't love advertising, but also don't trust it. During the survey 75% of questioned people have declared the uncooperative atitude to advertising, and 38 % have made it in the categorical form. Though each fourth inhabitant of Russia (25%) has to some extent supported the advertising. According to data of the research, inhabitants of large cities trust advertising a little bit more, than living in small cities and across a countryside. During the survey also was found out, that men more often, than women, treat advertising skeptically. It is curious, that, despite of an uncooperative altitude to the
advertising and mistrust to it, almost half of participants of the survey have admitted, that repeatedly making purchases of the goods about which they have learned from advertising. To change the attitude to advertising in Russia and its perception, in opinion of the operating partner of advertising agency "Altman and Solopov" Dmitry Solopov, it is necessary to affect some factors of advertising. He points on two have the direct attitude to advertising. Advertisment irritates because the majority of people do not presume for itself the advertised products, thinksDmitry Solopov. « But the material prosperity is especially an economic force," - the advertiser tells. - "the quantity of advertisment on TV is so enormous, because the majority of channels are free-of-charge, and selling the ad time the only factor that pays of expenses for broadcasting». The attitude to advertisment will change, if it the quantity of it becomes less and a quality of promotional materials will raise. « Advertising should be more creative », - mister Solopov admits.
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1 Moscow has taken 41 place in the list of the most expensive cities of the world

Moscow has taken 41 place in the list of the most expensive cities of the world

Moscow has taken a 41 place in new research of Swiss bank UBS "Prices and Earnings" where leading cities of the world are compared at cost of a life. As it is informed in the press release of the bank, the most expensive are Oslo and London, and the cheapest are Kuala Lumpur and Mumbai. Completely ten of the most expensive cities of the world under version of UBS looks thus - Oslo, London, Copenhagen, Zurich, Tokyo, Geneva, New York, Dublin, Stockholm, Helsinki. The capital of Russia has settled down in the list from 71 cities between Taipei and San-Paolo. To live in Moscow is more expensive, than in Tallinn, Vilnius, Riga and Kiev which also have got in UBS rating. UBS compared economic opportunities of inhabitants of different cities of
the world on 30 different parameters. In particular, it was used a " Big-Mak index" - the Swiss bank has counted up, how many time it is required to earn for a well-known sandwich. It was found out, it took 25 minutes for this purpose to an average muscovite, and on the world the parameter has made 35 minutes. In the end of June the report on the most expensive cities of the world was published by Mercer Human Resource Consulting company. According to its data, is the most expensive in the world to live it has appeared in Moscow, on the second place Seoul, and on the third Tokyo has settled down. Then in calculation comparative cost of a set from 200 goods and services was accepted.
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3 On the market there is a new brand of cigarettes “Zhirinovsky”

On the market there is a new brand of cigarettes “Zhirinovsky”

In day of 60-years anniversary of the Russian vice-speaker there is a new product on the market under a brand "Zhirinovsky". Cigarettes are presented in two kinds: full-weight « Zhirinovsky ORIGINAL » (the Maintenance of pitch in a smoke of a cigarette - 10 mg, nicotine - 0,8 mg) and lungs « Zhirinovsky ULTRA » (pitches - 8 mg, nicotine - 0,6 mg). Creation of this mark Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky has entrusted to the oldest Russian factory «Nevo Tobacco» (St.-Petersburg). Work above the joint project has been begun in October, 2005 whenthe license agreement with Vladimir Volfovichem has been signed. From the very beginning the project did not assume commercial interest of V. V. Zhirinovsky in release of this product. Its overall objective - to provide the Russian smokers with guaranteed qualitative cigarettes in his name. Cooperation of «Nevo Tobacco» with the largest world suppliers guarantees high quality of all components of cigarettes "Zhirinovsky" created at participation of the best foreign
experts with use of materials of the highest quality. Quality check is made at each technological stage. The tobacco mix "Zhirinovsky" is created on compounding American Blend and consists of grades of tobacco "Virginia", «Berley» and «Oriental» which are delivered from the United States America, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Argentina, Malawi, Turkey, Italy, Spain and China. Design of cigarettes "Zhirinovsky" - a subject of special pride of developers of mark. It completely corresponds to exeptional person of Vladimir Volfovich. So, the inscription "Zhirinovsky" on the valve of a pack, imprinted a foil falls outside the limits an obverse part of a label, symbolizing a non-standard and eccentricity, skill to see greater, inherent in Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky. On the back of the pack the portrait of the leader of LDPR and his statement certified by the signature is placed: «the Qualitative domestic production for Russians is normally!".
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1 Zemfira is not fated to become the philosopher.

Zemfira is not fated to become the philosopher.

The most well-known student of philosophical faculty of the Moscow State University is threatened with deduction. Apparently, the singer has decided to study sciences of Aristotel and Gegel in absentia. As "Komsomolskaya Pravda" writes, for all semester she has never appeared at lectures. Moreover - winter session is ignored by Zemfira too. She didn`t come on the examination which was passed on 27th of December, after what a serious conversation with a dean of faculty Vladimir
Vasilevich Mironov existed! He explained to the future philosopher, that the question costed sharply enough: or she undertakes study, or will be deducted. However on the 11th January examination on logic has passed too without Zemfira`s participation, and she has not found time to warn a dean's office about the absence. If student Ramazanova will ignore also the third examination, deduction is inevitable - by the rules of the Moscow State University.
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1 “Night patrol-2″ opens its secrets.

“Night patrol-2″ opens its secrets.

Everything, that events on shootings of the second part of the sensational blockbaster " Night patrol ", the director of film Timur Bekmambetov tries to keep a secret from journalists. However some facts nevertheless have filtered into press. More recently a work above a historical prologue to "Night patrol-2" has begun in steppe near Alma-Ata. Under the script a cavalry of legendary Tamerlan storms walls of a fortress in which the "choke of destiny" is stored . To its help Tamerlan is going to change history, having replaced the defeats by victories. In shootings there were nearby 200
person taking part, but in the film they are going to change in three armies! Then action is transferred to 2005. A famous wizard Anton Gorodetsky arrives to Samarkand, searching for the "choke of destiny" too. Gorodetsky is discontented for his son Egor had become Dark Other. The light wizard will search a "choke of destiny" together with the Samarkand brigade of Night patrol. The subject will be found out in tomb of Tamerlan. The most entertainment scene of "Night patrol-2" destruction of hotel "Space" and several more quarters promises to become.
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1 Zemfira will act with Queen.

Zemfira will act with Queen.

After joint performance of Zemfira and Queen at Russian Music Awards delivery ceremony in the Kremlin and on afterpatry after prime-ministers of musical "We Will Rock You" English musicians have sent the Russian singer the invitation to continue creative acquaintance. The essence of the offer is extremely simple: to act in the same structure, but to a much greater audience. As a concert platform Queen musicians offer the Red Square - probably, McCartney's recommended it as a very good
place. Also there is even a chance, that president Putin will come to listen the concert. Zemfira has immediately agreed on Queen`s offer. Now Roger Taylor`s and Bryan Meja's representatives carry on with negotiations for the formal parties of the future superconcert. Russia didn`t see Freddie Mercury, but it does not mean, that we cannot hear Queen. And, perhaps, Zemfira is the correct choice which will give us sensation of real Queen`s magic in Moscow.
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2 Samara Region is waiting for invasion of paranormal tourists.

Samara Region is waiting for invasion of paranormal tourists.

Tolyatti ufologists are going to make the Samara Region an experimental platform on introduction of a new tourist direction - paranormal tourism. Authors of the project are assured, that the territory of the region is so rich with various "sign" places, that, having collected them together, it is possible to create high-grade tourist program. And many persons will be interested in taking part in it. So, already on the 16th and 17 of
September the scientifically-cultural forum «Samara the Onions takes place: legends and a reality» in Tolyatti, devoted to the anomalous phenomens in territory of the Samara Region where the tourist program developed by ufologists will be presented. One of the ufologists offers is an organization in "anomalous places" round-small towns to which fans of UFO would be able to spend nights pending aliens.
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2 The cave of Kashey Immortal was found In the Tver Region!

The cave of Kashey Immortal was found In the Tver Region!

The governor of the Tver Region Dmitry Zelenin has declared, that the native land of Kashey Immortal will be opened for visiting soon. At press-conference Zelenin has told that his region will develop tourism, using a well-known "fairy brand" for attraction of visitors . In particular, excursion in "Kashey`s Cave" will be offered to tourists near Starica. The governor has told a legend about a local shoemaker who had once met in local stone quarries a monster with burning eyes. "Such in Russian fairy tales Kashey Immortal appears ", - explained Dmitry Zelenin.
Besides on the ancient arms of the city of Staritsa the humpbacked old woman with a cane is represented. In opinion of local regional specialists, which was supported by the governor, it exactly is "that Baba-yaga who helped Ivan Tsarevichu to win Kashey Immortal". Thrown Stareck stone quarrie are themselves interesting object for tourists. There the limestone for construction of many "whitestone" temples in the Tver and Moscow Regions was extracted. They last on more than 30 kilometers and are known for curative air.
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0 The Krasnoyarsk sculpture of locksmith Yasha is recognized as the most amusing monument of Russia.

The Krasnoyarsk sculpture of locksmith Yasha is recognized as the most amusing monument of Russia.

In Saint-Petersburg the All-Russia contest of local lore competition "the Amusing monument" was summed up, leaded by the International welfare fund it. Dmitry Lihachev. A problem of competitors was gathering the information on unusual products of a monumental and decoration sculpture in cities and villages of Russia. The funniest sculpture was pronounced a monument in Krasnoyarsk. It portrays an elderly plumber, called “Uncle Yasha” and his young assistant. “Uncle Yasha” is presented as if he is looking out of a sewage well. The monument is located near the local Water and Sewerage Customer Service office (“Vodokanal”). The sculpture of “Uncle Yasha” has a real prototype – it is Yakov Zubkov who joined the service in 1945 and had worked there for about 30 years. The photo of the monument and the story of it was sent to the contest by Krasnoyarsk pupil Elena
Klunduk. The second in the list were a plate with a footprint of the Invisible Man that was located near Yekaterinburg Regional Public Library and a sculpture to a bird from a kid’s song named Chizhik-Pyzhik in Saint-Petersburg. The third position on the list was also given to two monuments – a monument to Vasya the Kitty and a Crow in Voronezh and a composition called “Anton Chekhov in Tomsk through the eyes of a drunken fellow who is lying in a gutter and has never read “Kashtanka””. There is a legend that being in Tomsk Chekhov lost a galosh what let the sculptor Leonty Usov portray the well-known Russian writer barefooted. It is also said that Chekhov did not like the city, and he called it “tiresome and not sober.” Therefore, the author imagined that Tomsk residents saw him through the drunken eyes.