Bicycles and motorbikes have gained popularity in Iran after the launch of the project “Tuesday without cars” which aims at minimizing the use of cars on Tuesday and encourages people to bike instead. Recently the government approved providing people loans for purchasing bicycles.
A team of University of Cincinnati students has assembled a working prototype of the Hyperloop train on a magnetic cushion. They managed to lift a 4-meter-long model of a transport capsule making it float above the ground by more than half a centimeter using the magnetic levitation of eight hover engines.
Moscow finds unacceptable the US warning of criminal charges for Russian diplomats if they appear at polling stations, and will not ignore the snub, if Russian monitors are not allowed to observe US presidential elections on November 8, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Saturday.
The Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, currently en route to Syria, will hardly be involved in controlling airspace because there is already enough equipment on the ground, according to the Kremlin spokesman.
Next year, the residents of Banstol, a small town in Serbia, will have built a new church which, though officially dedicated to Mary Magdalene, is actually being built in honor of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sputnik Serbia reported.
All the participants of the Berlin meeting of the Normandy format admitted that there was no alternative to the Minsk agreements on the Ukrainian settlement, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday.
Countries that can influence Syrian rebels and terrorist groups should call on them not to hinder humanitarian operations in Aleppo, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Saturday.
A commission to investigate a helicopter crash in Siberia, which killed 19 people, has begun its work.
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