Hollywood actress and director Jodie Foster was awarded the Palme d’Or honor at the 74th Cannes Film Festival that opened on Tuesday.
Film director Vladimir Menshov died at the age of 82. This was announced on Monday, 5 July, in Mosfilm.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world is more than 181 million 930 thousand, of which more than 3 million 945 thousand people have died (as of 16:28 CET on 1 July 2021).
According to the World Health Organization, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world is more than 181 million 521 thousand, of which more than 3 million 937 thousand people have died (as of 18:09 CET on June 30, 2021 of the year).
On 29 June, an official ceremony was held that was dedicated to the first concrete pouring into the foundation plate of the reactor building for Kudankulam NPP Unit 5 (Republic of India). The concrete pouring commemorated the official commencement of the main stage of the nuclear power plant stage 3 construction. Due to anti-epidemiological restrictions, the ceremony was held via videoconference.
Around 275 million people used drugs worldwide in the last year, while over 36 million people suffered from drug use disorders, according to the 2021 World Drug Report, released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
An international conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the SCO has ended in Shanghai. The conference participants include heads of leading research institutes and think tanks, high-ranking diplomats, prominent scientists and analysts from the Shanghai G8 countries.
On 24-25 June, an international conference on the theme "Twenty years of the SCO: a look back and into the future" is being held in Shanghai in a hybrid (online-offline) format, organized by the Chinese Academy of International Affairs. More than 35 prominent diplomats, scientists and experts from leading research institutes and think tanks of the member states, observer countries and SCO dialogue partners are taking part in it.
Chairman of the Supreme Court Ebrahim Raisi won the presidential elections in Iran. This was reported by TASS with reference to the statement of the head of the headquarters for the elections of the Islamic Republic of Jamal Orff.