The world today: which bills are initiated by the new president of Ukraine, and how much does John Lennon’s piano now?

The world today: which bills are initiated by the new president of Ukraine, and how much does John Lennon’s piano now?

The headquarters of Zelensky told what bills will be the first to be proposed ti Rada

The representative of the headquarters of presidential candidate Vladimir Zelensky, Dmitry Razumkov, named eight draft laws that their team is working on now to submit to parliament as soon as possible.

“We are working on bills, which, after Zelensky becomes president, will be submitted to parliament for speedy implementation,” the Gromadske TV (Public TV) website quoted Razumkov as saying.

“This is a law on democracy, expanding the norms of direct democracy, lifting parliamentary immunity, presidential immunity, recalling a people’s deputy, immunity of judges and the law on impeachment – this is what we first plan to be submitted to parliament,” Razumkov said.

Now Vladimir Zelensky receives congratulatory telegrams from the heads of state of the world in connection with the victory in the presidential elections in Ukraine. Following the processing of more than 99.81% of the ballots, he received 73.22% of the vote. The incumbent head of state, Petro Poroshenko, was supported by 24.46% of voters. Relevant data was published on the scoreboard of the Central Election Commission.

Sri Lanka declared April 23 a day of mourning

The authorities of Sri Lanka declared April 23 a day of mourning for those who died as a result of eight explosions on Sunday, during the celebrations of the Catholic Easter. This is reported by the TV channel News 1st.

Also, the media with reference to the police reported that the number of victims increased to 290 people, another 500 were injured. According to the latest data, among the dead are citizens of Denmark, Japan, Pakistan, Morocco, India, Bangladesh, China, the Netherlands, the USA, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Police detained 24 suspects. Maitripala Sirisen, President of Sri Lanka, ordered the creation of a special committee to investigate the attacks.

China against US sanctions on Iran

China opposes unilateral US sanctions against Iran and will protect the legitimate interests of its companies, Foreign Ministry spokesman Gen Shuang said on Monday.

Earlier, the Washington Post newspaper reported, citing sources that the US government on Monday will announce the termination of sanctions exemptions for a number of countries to buy Iranian oil. According to the newspaper, the decision will come into force on May 2nd.

“China opposes unilateral sanctions. Cooperation between China and Iran is open, transparent and legal. It must be respected. The Chinese government will do its utmost to protect the legitimate interests of its companies,” Geng Shuang said at a briefing, commenting on possible actions by the United States.

The United States last year unilaterally withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran and reintroduced sanctions against Tehran. For a number of countries (China, India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey), Washington has established “exceptions”, that is, until a certain time, they should not be sanctioned for purchasing certain amounts of Iranian oil.

The world’s first electric SUV Ford Bronco introduced

Independent company Zero Labs Automotive introduced the electric version of the Ford Bronco SUV. This classic version of the car, but with an electric engine, will be released in limited edition at a price of 250 thousand dollars. Now Zero Labs Automotive takes orders for an SUV, and the manufacturer for the car does not require prepayment.

For a quarter of a million dollars, the buyer will receive the world’s first Ford Bronco SUV with electrical installation, with interior trimmed with natural wood elements, carbon fiber body panels, and a frame made by gas-carbon arc welding. The electric car is driven by a 374-horsepower engine, which is powered by a 70-kilowatt-hour battery. It is stated that on one charge Ford Bronco will travel up to 300 km.

John Lennon’s piano did not justify the hopes of the auction organizers

Money can not buy love, but they can bring special memories of the Beatles – in the United States at the online auction the piano, formerly owned by the famous British musician John Lennon, was sold. The musical instrument, for which the organizers planned to receive about $ 800,000 dollars, eventually went under the hammer for $ 718,000 thousand.

The musical instrument presented at the auction was made back in the 1870s. One of the founders of the legendary British band The Beatles acquired this piano in 1966. According to the organizers of the auction, Lennon created his masterpieces on it, which later was included in the album of the band Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Lennon presented the instrument to a friend, but first he had a label with the inscription: «On this piano was written: A Day in the Life, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Good Morning, Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite and many others. John Lennon. 1971.»

The new owner of the rare instrument was Jim Irsey – a collector of musical instruments from the United States and a fan of the Beatles. The size of the state of the collector is estimated at more than 2.5 billion, and in his collection there are already instruments of such famous musicians as Ringo Starr and Bob Dylan.

Scientists have called the optimal dose of coffee

An average person needs to drink about two cups of coffee in order to increase physical performance, according to a study published on Science Alert.

Scientists from Australia, the USA and the UK analyzed 300 studies covering 4,800 people. As a result, it turned out that caffeine consumption can improve the results of physical training by 2-16 percent. According to experts, to improve a person requires from three to six milligrams of caffeine per kilogram of weight. Thus, a person who weighs 70 kilograms needs to consume 210-420 milligrams of caffeine. At the same time, scientists stressed that people who are not accustomed to drinking coffee should start with a lower dose.

Drinking is recommended 45-90 minutes before training.

Experts also recalled that excessive consumption of caffeine threatens the appearance of side effects, including insomnia, nervousness, headaches and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.