Some latest news about politics and study
The shortlist of the main contenders for the Game Awards 2020 has been presented. The game for PS4 – The Last of Us Part II – received the most nominations, nine. The action from Naughty Dog studio is followed by Hades, who received eight nominations. Closes the top three is another exclusive PlayStation – Ghost of Tsushima, which has 7 nominations.
Apple has agreed to pay $ 113 million to settle the case of deliberately slowing down older versions of the iPhone in an attempt to save their batteries.
Scientists and doctors are alarmed by reports of a new virus that can be transmitted from person to person and cause dangerous hemorrhagic fever. Cases of infection with the so-called Chapare virus in recent years have been recorded in Bolivia.
The US Army has received the first reconnaissance robots to conduct tests to work with humans.
This was reported by Breaking Defense.
The RCV-L robot is reportedly able to fire missiles, launch mini-drones and detect targets for artillery. It combines an unmanned vehicle with army weapons and autonomous software.
These works will be tested for interaction with people during combat operations.
Former US President Barack Obama has criticized Vladimir Putin in his new book, The Promised Land. In particular, he noted that the Russian president put the thirst for power above conscience. And the Russian government reminded Obama of a “criminal syndicate.”
In Belarus, doctors, nurses and other health professionals believe that they have no other way to force the authorities to hear them than to start laying off en masse. They call the reason for this decision “unprecedented lies, lawlessness and repression of people by the authorities.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the Armenian government will commit “suicide” if it decides to abandon the ceasefire agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh. Moscow helped the parties agree to end fighting for the disputed region.
Armenian refugees fleeing the six-week war between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces have begun returning to Nagorno-Karabakh. They will try to rebuild their broken lives after last week’s Russian truce was signed.
This was reported by Reuters, adding that at least two convoys of buses brought people from neighboring Armenia to Stepanakert, the capital of the disputed region. Under the terms of the truce, Nagorno-Karabakh’s largest city remains under the control of ethnic Armenians. But other territories previously controlled by Armenian forces are receding from Baku.
US President Donald Trump does not currently plan to hold a face-to-face summit of G7 leaders this year.
This was reported by Reuters, citing three diplomatic sources.
Earlier, the meeting, scheduled for June 2020, was canceled due to a coronavirus pandemic.
It is noted that the head of the White House has not yet made a final decision on the summit, but time is running out to plan the main summit before he hands over power in January 2021.
France and Germany are putting pressure on the Russian Federation to release Ukrainian hostages from captivity in the occupied Donbass by December 24.
This was stated by the adviser on information policy of the Ukrainian delegation to the TCG Oleksiy Arestovych on the air of the Ukraine 24 TV channel.
According to him, the exchange of prisoners – the return of Ukrainian hostages is planned before the New Year, and the admission of representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross to Ukrainian prisoners in the occupied Donbass – until November 15.
Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan has resigned.
This was announced by the press secretary of the Armenian Foreign Ministry on her Facebook page.
She posted a photo of the statement and said Mnatsakanyan had resigned.
Russia has alleged deployment of nuclear weapons in the occupied Crimea could threaten anywhere in Europe.
Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Serhiy Krivonos told about it on air Apostrophe Live. He explained that the Russian Federation has great potential for the storage and deployment of nuclear weapons in the occupied Crimea.