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The UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged Moscow and Washington to continue negotiations on saving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The head of the organization noted importance of...

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460 thousand people became participants of Epiphany bathings in Moscow. Informs RIA Novosti with reference to the representative of capital Department of regional security and anti-corruption Elena Romanova on it.

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The European Parliament deputy from the German Green Party Michel Raymond said that the European Union "will pay high price for coward lack of the principles" in Syria. About it he wrote in article for the Standard edition.

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The death toll as a result of airstrike of the international coalition led by the USA in the village of Baguz-Takhtani in the province Deir el-Zor increased up to 31.

Date: 5 months ago   Category: World

Effect Clinton: why the American Democratic party has cut off powers of superdelegates — RT in Russian


The national committee of Democratic Party of the USA (NKDP) has limited powers of superdelegates — party elite which could vote on primaries for any of applicants for a presidential chair. Now democrats will define candidates from the party as well as republicans — only from the candidates which have got the maximum number of votes in the state. Thus, in national committee "have drawn conclusions" from a campaign of 2016 when the party top has brought to a general election of Hillary Clinton, having ignored opinion of those who have relied on Berney Sanders. The case with Sanders has revolted many voters and has led to growth of the left moods in society, experts note. By means of reform of institute of superdelegates democrats try to regain the trust of voters to the procedure of elections, but together with it lose any immunity from leftists, political scientists explain.

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