What do you remember from last week? 10 – 16 October

The EAEU has become a partner organization of the Secretariat of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia. The Memorandum of Understanding between the organizations was concluded on 13 October at the summit in Astana. The purpose of the memorandum is to promote the development of comprehensive economic cooperation in the Eurasian region.

Interstate television and radio company of the Commonwealth countries “Mir” is 30 years old. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has awarded the company’s chairman Radik Batyrshin the Order of Francysk Skaryna by his decree. Mir’s audience is more than 184 million people.

143 participants in the UN General Assembly’s special session voted for the resolutioncondemnation of referendums on the accession to Russia of Donetsk and Lugansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions. 35 countries abstained from voting, the delegations of Russia, Belarus, Syria, North Korea and Nicaragua spoke against, RIA Novosti reported.

Almost all states of the Eurasian Economic Union have agreed to switch to paying for gas in Russian rubles, Kazakhstan is still considering such a possibility. According to analysts, the practice of trading in national currencies will evolve.

The Turkish parliament approved a bill that provides up to three years in prison for spreading disinformation. According to the document, prosecution for publishing deliberately false information in the media and social networks threatens, TASS reports.

Coronation of King Charles III of Great Britain will take place on May 6, 2023 – almost eight months after the death of his mother, Elizabeth II. The corresponding statement was made by Buckingham Palace. Charles III will be 74 years old at the time of his coronation.

American entrepreneur Elon Musk is under federal investigation regarding the Twitter deal, according to Bloomberg. A few months ago, the company sent a request to Musk’s lawyers to provide his correspondence with the federal authorities, suspecting him of manipulating the social network’s stock prices, but the lawyers have not yet done so.

The Parisians asked to extend the exhibition about the great ballerina Ulanova until the end of October. The exhibition “Galina Ulanova: “The soul of the movement is the movement of the soul” has been held in the French capital since September 1, RIA Novosti reports.

Tom Cruise will be filming in outer space. He will become the first Hollywood actor to go into space. But most of the film will be shot on Earth, explained the producer of the project.

NASA has changed the flight path of the asteroid Dimorpha. The celestial body was deflected from its original trajectory as a result of a collision with a spacecraft. This proves the functionality of a potential Earth defense system, according to a press release on NASA’s website.


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