Big Brother Brasil 15

Big Brother Brasil 15 is the fifteenth season of Big Brother Brasil which premiered January 20, 2015 on the Rede Globo television network. The show is presented by news reporter Pedro Bial; the season is confirmed since March 2012 as part of a millionaire contract between international Endemol and Rede Globo, which guaranteed the show's rights until 2016. The grand prize is R$1.5 million with tax allowances, with a R$150.000 prize offered to the runner up and a R$50.000 prize offered to the 3rd place. Cézar Lima won this season on Day 78; this season, the Head of Household back to be eligible to compete in the next HoH competition after his leadership, having the chance to be HoH multiple times in a row. He/she gains R$10.000, the Power of No and the right to divide the housemates into two teams for the Food competition. However, for the first time since BBB started, the HoH has no immunity in the nominations, becoming vulnerable to being nominated by the house vote. Big Brother introduced a new way to give more power to the audience.

Every week, producers pose the public must vote between two options. The voting is opened on Friday and finishes on Sunday; the cast list with the first 13 housemates was unveiled on January 13, 2015. On day 2, two potential competitors entered the house in order to compete by public vote for the 14th housemate's spot. ^Note 1: Aline and Julia entered the house on Day 2, both nominated. The audience should vote for one of them to become a full housemate. On day 6, Aline was the winner of the vote, becoming an official housemate, while Julia was evicted from the house. ^Note 2: By winning the voting, Aline had immunity on the first nomination. ^Note 3: Francielli blamed the production of the show by her eviction, she said the production put a housemate that knew all the strategies of each housemate, she said it due the fact of Marco has been selected two days before the beginning of the show, due of Rogério, that walked, Marco wasn't confined with the other housemates and could watch, in his house, see parts of the interviews with the housemates shown in the television before the show begin.

^Note 4: By popular vote, the Have-Not group could immunize one of them. They chose Mariza. ^Note 5: Adrilles and Angélica tied with 4 votes each. Head of Household Rafael broke the tie and decided to nominate Adrilles, so he joined Douglas as this week's nominees. ^Note 6: Luan and Marco tied with 5 votes each. Head of Household Amanda broke the tie and decided to nominate Marco, so he joined Fernando as this week's nominees. ^Note 7: The two housemates who received the most nominations overall would face eviction. Mariza received the most votes with 5, followed by Amanda who received 4. Both joined Aline as this round's nominees. ^Note 8: Luan answered the Big Phone and was automatically nominated for eviction. ^ Note 9: The two housemates. Cézar was the first nominee. Adrilles, Fernando and Talita tied with 1 vote each and Adrilles, as Head of Household, broke the tie and decided to nominate Talita. Cézar and Talita joined Luan as this round's nominees. ^Note 10: This week the Head of Household voted after the House as a result of "You're in control" way.

Cézar and Luan tied with 2 votes each. HoH Amanda decided to nominate Cézar, he joined the same Luan as this week's nominees. ^Note 11: This week, Adrilles' vote counted as two as a result of "You're in control" twist. ^Note 12: Fernando answered the Big Phone and was asked to choose one housemate to move from the Haves' group to the Have-Nots. He chose Adrilles. ^Note 13: Cézar won the final Head of Household competition. Therefore and Fernando were automatically nominated for eviction by default. ^Note 14: For the final, the public will vote for the housemate they want to win Big Brother Brasil 15. On week 5, due to a punishment, all housemates were moved to the Have-Not group. On week 7, Luan was automatically moved to the Have-Not group due to a punishment. In the same week, Cézar was part of the Have-Not group, but was moved to the Have group in a draw after the Tamires' withdrawal. On week 8, due to a completed task, all housemates became Have for the rest of week. Official Site

Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

The Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation is the oldest diplomatic academy in the world, which trains specialists in the field of international relations, international economic relations and international law. The Diplomatic Academy is an educational institution founded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Besides the higher professional education programs, the Diplomatic Academy implements additional education programs; the main ones are the programs of retraining and advanced training of diplomatic workers in Russia and foreign countries. The Diplomatic Academy was founded in 1934; the Institute began to work in the building of the former rental house of the First Russian Insurance Society, which the PCFA occupied from 1918 to 1952. In 1974, by the decision of the USSR Council of Ministers, the Higher Diplomatic School was transformed into the Diplomatic Academy of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Over the years the Academy has graduated over 7 thousand professional diplomats, among whom over 500 people have received the rank of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador.

The Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is an elite educational institution, one of the most well-known and prestigious centers for training and retraining of specialists in the field of international relations, political science, law. Students are trained to work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, foreign countries and the CIS countries. Today, representatives from about 30 countries of the world study at the Academy. Traditionally, the Diplomatic Academy is famous for its unique effective methods of intensive foreign languages teaching. More than 20 foreign languages are taught at the Academy. At the present, the Diplomatic Academy is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Russia. Individuals assigned to high ranking positions in foreign service such as ambassadors, envoys, consuls general, representatives at international organizations are trained at the academy. Well known diplomats and political office holders such as Anatoly Aksakov, Yashar Aliyev, Elmar Mammadyarov, Yuri Baturin, Vitaly Churkin, Anatoly Dobrynin, Vladimir Grinin, Zamir Kabulov, Konstantin Kharchev, Igor Korchilov, Sergei Lebedev, Valentina Matviyenko, Yuri Merzlyakov, Shalva Natelashvili, Ilhom Nematov, Nikolai Kuryanovich, Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Grigol Vashadze, Alexander Veshnyakov, Leonid Zamyatin, Tahira Tahirova, Yuri Brezhnev are among the academy alumni.

The faculty of the academy is home to 170 qualified professors, 39 of whom are doctors of sciences, 55 - associate professors and candidates of sciences, 48 - researchers. 46 employees of the institute have diplomatic ranks: among them 11 Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, 11 Honored Scientists. Guest-lecturers of the academy include senior officers of the Russian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, well-known politicians, high-ranking foreign officials; the academy now provides various educational programs: Bachelor degree programs with concentration on International Relations, Law. The students of the Diplomatic Academy are able to study two or more languages at the same time, can choose from Oriental languages and French languages, Slavic languages, Roman languages. Long-standing cooperations exist with other comparable institutions such as the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and MGIMO. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Foreign relations of Russia official website of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

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