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🇨🇳✈️⚡ Latest - CJ-2000 has entered the low-voltage component telemetry system hardware configuration bidding stage. In other words, CJ-2000AX has entered the verification machine bench test stage. This is the most critical step for aero engines!

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The great achievements made by #China's CJ-2000 large bypass turbofan aeroengine broke the US conspiracy to curb China's development of large aircraft with cut-off engines.

This engine will be the standard configuration of the CR929 long-distance trunk dual-aisle wide-body passenger aircraft.

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Tracking #BA4 and #BA5 #Omicron #Sublineages over time

This tracker includes only sequences with signature mutations👇


Updated 5/02/2022
Tracking #BA4/#BA5 in #Europe
Tracking #BA4/#BA5 in #USA
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1/ Dear all, many among you have asked me about my opinion on #oil, #logistics, #pipelines, price movements and a reality check on the #german #embargo plans. So I decided to make another explanatory thread. Grab a beer, this may take a while to read.
2/ It has often been said that oil is a global #commodity that travels on the seas. That view is not wrong, but incomplete. In fact, much oil is shipped by pipelines, on all continents. For an imcomplete but illustrative overview, see…
3/ Most pipelines either distribute incoming seaborne supplies to inland consumers (e.g., refineries), or they route domestically produced oil to seaports where it is loaded on #tankers.
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🇷🇺⚡"Russian special operation in Ukraine contributes to the liberation of the world from the oppression of the West" — Lavrov

"It is obvious that the attempts of the collective West to interfere with the natural course of history," ...

... "to solve their problems at the expense of others, are doomed. Today's world has several decision-making centers, it is multipolar. We see how the states of #Asia, #Africa, #LatinAmerica are developing dynamically. Real freedom is emerging for everyone choice," ...

... "including ways of development and participation in integration projects. Our special military operation in #Ukraine also contributes to the process of liberating the world from the neo-colonial oppression of the West," ...

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With #Raisina2022 in full swing, @orfonline is delighted to announce the #RaisinaEdit— a selection of commentaries that unpack, interpret, & problematise contemporary global developments.

Edited by @anahitakhanna95 & @PreetiLourdes…
A key reason for the growth of the passion #economy is that it offers alternative ways of making money, innovative paths toward professional fulfilment & unprecedented career opportunities, writes @utkarsh_amitabh
The #circulareconomy is based on three principles driven by design: Eliminate waste and #pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature, says @Bharati09.…
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We are LIVE tweeting the panel discussion with @doctorsumitseth @RVlahutin @sharads @aurora_ravi @Hiroakitanikkei and @erinwatsonlynn

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.@doctorsumitseth: e–KYC, e-signatures are an outcome of #digital transformation, where the last man standing has also benefited. This is the silent revolution that has transcended in India; from the #MissedCall economy to #4G penetration

.@sharads: #Internet committed the original sin: It became an advertising-supported web. It created an ecosystem where the big three companies have information about us on the internet.

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We are LIVE tweeting the panel discussion with @TimSCahill1, Admiral R Hari Kumar, @CDF_Aust, General Koji Yamazaki, @INDOPACOM, Air Marshal Luc De Rancourt, and @Lisa_Singh.

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.@TimSCahill1: There is a wide range of threats that we are facing today, such as the continuing struggle of #terrorism, emerging asymmetric capabilities, & #military & #economic competition. The domains in which our adversaries operate now are very broad.

.@TimSCahill1: While we have been occupied with #COVID19, our adversaries have grown stronger & expanded their capabilities. There is a need to develop an ability to counter our adversaries’ #hypersonics.

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We are LIVE tweeting the panel discussion “Dragon’s Fire: Deciphering China after Ukraine” with @AdmTonyRadakin_, Maj. Gen. Jung Hae-Il, @bueti, Gudrun Erika Wacker, and @BBCYaldaHakim

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.@AdmTonyRadakin_: We have to be cautious with the #Ukraineconflict since it is still going on. Strategic errors lead to strategic consequences. It will have implications for the world and #Russia.

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We are LIVE tweeting the Raisina AMA with @DrSJaishankar and @samirsaran

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#Raisina2022 #RaisinaDialogue @MEAIndia
.@DrSJaishankar: Three things keep me up at night — the shocks that the international order is experiencing, particularly in the past two years—the #COVID19 pandemic, #Afghanistan & #Ukraine, & the friction between the #West & #Russia, the #USA and #China

#Raisina2022 @MEAIndia
.@DrSJaishankar: You need to develop an operational matrix to respond to a changing world. In our case, especially since 2014-15, we have had greater clarity on how we engage the world—concentric circles, neighbourhood first, but also a conscious policy engaging the major powers.
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Good evening & welcome to the Inaugural Session of the 7th edition of the #RaisinaDialogue 2022.

We are LIVE tweeting the session with @vonderleyen, President @EU_Commission, @SunjoyJ, Chairman @orfonline & @samirsaran, President @orfonline.

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.@samirsaran: #Global institutions created in the 20th century were no longer able to protect us from the challenges of the 21st century. We need to refocus, reengage, and rewire our world.

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Quindi, ad oggi, la strategia economica dell’Italia si basa su

1) #PNRR con moltiplicatore 0.9, minore di 1 = debito senza crescita. Come dice lo stesso #Draghi, debito cattivo, senza alcun progetto di rilancio sistemico del Paese
2) Minacciamo #Sanzioni sul #gas #Russia senza avere alternative immediate, quindi facciamo aumentare il prezzo e continuiamo a pagare ed, indirettamente, finanziamo la guerra in #Ucraina
3) Nessuna strategia per rafforzare #Export, unica componente dell economia che tiene a galla il #PIL. Ne, nel dettaglio, una strategia di penetrazione di #Asia e #Africa, uniche aree che cresceranno nei prossimi anni
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In risposta alle affermazioni del segretario generale Alleanza Jens Stoltenberg, secondo cui #Pechino pone "una sfida sistemica" alla sicurezza delle "#democrazie", il portavoce Ministero Esteri #ZhaoLijian ha dichiarato:
"Da tempo, il capo della #NATO ha ignorato i fatti e confuso il nero con il bianco lanciando accuse, diffamazioni e attacchi infondati contro la #Cina. Condanniamo duramente queste critiche.
La #NATO ha aderito da tempo ad un concetto di sicurezza obsoleto, impegnata in uno scontro a blocchi secondo un manuale da vecchia #GuerraFredda. Pur affermando di essere un'organizzazione difensiva ha costantemente creato problemi e scontri.
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🇹🇷 #Turkish analyst called the #specialoperation in Ukraine a breakthrough of the siege of Russia, which the #UnitedStates planned to organize with the help of #NATO

#Russia #Ukraine #News #istandwithrussia #Turkey #US
“The #UnitedStates tried to encircle #Russia from the west and south: starting from the #Baltic region, descending from Eastern #Europe to the western #BlackSea coast, from there along the Black Sea through #Georgia to the #Caucasus.
It was assumed that this line would reach #Kazakhstan and Central #Asia when certain conditions for this would arise,” #MehmetAliGüller said in an article published by the #Turkish edition of #Cumhuriyet.
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Have you ever wanted to study the #astronomical knowledges and practices of ancient cultures around the globe? @UniMelb will be offering a brand new course on #Archaeoastronomy during Semester 2, 2022!

Enrolments are open...… Image
'PHYC20017: #Archaeoastronomy' will be delivered jointly by the School of #Physics in the Faculty of #Science and the #History & #Philosophy of Science Unit in the Faculty of #Arts.

Enrol now!…
#Ancient and #Indigenous cultures of the world developed knowledge systems long ago and constructed #monuments that reflect detailed knowledge of the #Sun, #Moon & #stars. The sky played an important role in ceremony, #political structures, #architecture, and social development. Image
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The 1st #US objective to impoverish the population of #Russia failed: The ruble firmed up from 150 to around 76 per 1$ after gaining nearly 20% in the past two sessions. In #Ukraine, #Russia said it wld scale down military ops in #Kyiv. Ukraine proposed adopting a neutral status.
The evolution of the Rouble is so fast, regaining its position back from 150 when the #US (followed by the west vassals) imposed harsh sanctions on the people of #Russia.
Today is the last day of ultimatum to all 40 unfriendly states to pay their gas bill in Ruble or face the cut
Wait until the Ruble becomes an official currency worldwide and see how the #US, unintentionally, helped #Russia to drop the dollar in business exchange and offer this option to the rest of the World, willing to challenge the US hegemony.
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1. Most interesting presentation by a prominent Russian academic of the economic and geopolitical rationale behind a #ChinaRussia strategic alliance. This is a key piece of the puzzle of "how we got #Putin wrong when we thought he wouldn't invade."…
2. All evidence coming from Russian independent journalists and American intelligence sources point to the same story: In Putin's mind #UkraineInvasion remained a possibility rather than a certainty until his summit with #XiJinping
Xi was key!…
3. The meeting 4 February #Beijing summit was a turning point in Chinese-Russian relations and also a milestone in the development of post-Soviet Russian foreign policy.
That's the thing I got wrong here:…
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Breaking: House Intel Committee posts @ODNIgov's 2022 Annual Threat Assessment, aka the Worldwide Threat Assessment

"#Beijing, #Moscow, #Tehran, & #Pyongyang have demonstrated the capability & intent to advance their interests at the expense of the #UnitedStates & its allies"
"#China increasingly is a near-peer competitor, challenging the #UnitedStates in multiple arenas—especially economically, militarily & technologically—& is pushing to change global norms & potentially threatening its neighbors" per @ODNIgov report
"#Russia is pushing back against #Washington where it can—locally & globally—employing techniques up to & including the use of force" per @ODNIgov report, compiled w/info available up to January
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1/n 📢🧵: The @IPCC_CH launched their new report (WG2-AR6) this week, exploring the impacts of #climate risks, #adaptation & vulnerability. Here are some insights on the key takeaways for #India.🇮🇳🌏♻️
#ClimateReport #IPCC #IPCCReport
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2/n #India🇮🇳 is at risk of multiple #climaticrisks, many of which are accelerating in frequency & intensity. Rising temp.🌡️are likely to cause severe heat stress in summer, esp. in cities where temp.🌡️can be more than 2℃ warmer than the surroundings due to heat island effects. Image
3/n Extreme rainfall events are projected to lead to more frequent #flooding in settlements near vulnerable rivers & flood risks across the country will become more frequent & severe. Higher than 🌏 mean sea level rise for #Asia’s coasts exposes 🇮🇳’s large coastal population. Image
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#RussianUkrainianWar These days, the Western countries are no longer disguised, exposed their true face. If you understand the history of Western colonies will know that only the colonists have the so-called democratic and freedom, the other races can only be used as animals.
This colonial hegemony thought continues to date, it‘s still the dominant subconscious in the West. Even most of the Asia, Africa, Latin American countries are liberated, they will still be in the colonial-designed framework, play the role as farm, factory, mine, dumping market…
Sanctions on each field of Russia ——Economic, Sports, Art, Technology... This invisible frame has been appeared, as you see now.
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I just published What is our interest in #Ukraine?

I’d like to begin this by saying something important: the attack on Ukraine is immoral and wicked, and deserves all the uproar that has accompanied it from wherever.
Sadly, that is about where it will get.

The world of geopolitics is not a moral place, and to quote the Athenians when they sent an ultimatum to the Melians during the Siege of Melios, “the strong do what they can, and the weak suffer what they must.
Herein lies the meat of the matter from my POV: in the end, the world of international geopolitics is about might being right, not about anything else.

This is why @CondoleezzaRice could pontificate about what @KremlinRussia_E has done without irony despite her role in #Iraq.
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The IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability was released today. I'm going to go through the executive summary and post some "highlights". #IPCC #IPCCReport… 2/
- #Dengue risk will increase with longer seasons and a wider geographic distribution in #Asia, #Europe, Central and South America and sub-Saharan #Africa, potentially putting additional billions of people at risk by the end of the century
- A billion people projected to be at risk from coastal-specific climate hazards in the mid-term under all scenarios, including in Small Islands. #ClimateCrisis #ClimateEmergency
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New US #IndoPacific #Strategy!

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"The #PRC..pursues a sphere of influence in the Indo-#Pacific & seeks to become the world’s most influential power. The PRC’s coercion & aggression spans the globe, most acute in..Indo-Pacific."
#INDOPACIFIC: The Region by the #s

#POPULATION: Over half the world’s people, including 58% of youth

#ECONOMY: 60% of global GDP

#GROWTH: 2/3 of global economic growth

#GEOGRAPHY: 65% of the world’s oceans &🌊 25% of its land

From the new U.S. #IndoPacific #Strategy:

"The United States is the leading international provider
of education to students from the Indo-#Pacific—nearly 68% of international students studying in the United States hail from the region..."

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‼️ En #España hay más de 3.600 niñas en riesgo de sufrir mutilación genital femenina (#MGF)
Hoy, 6 de febrero, se conmemora el Día Internacional de #ToleranciaCero con la Mutilación Genital Femenina
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➡️En #España viven casi 70.000 mujeres procedentes de países donde se practica la mutilación genital femenina
➡️De ellas, más de 15.000 son menores de 14 años y 3.600 están en riesgo de ser mutiladas cuando viajan con sus familias de vacaciones a sus lugares de origen
➡️Según datos de @FundacionWassu y @DelGobVG estas niñas proceden principalmente de zonas del África subsahariana: #Nigeria, #Senegal, #Gambia, #Guinea y #Ghana
➡️En #Europa la cifra ronda las 500.000 niñas, según datos de @parlamentoUE y de varias oenegés expertas en la materia
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1/ Strict new rules on the use of #antibiotics and other #antimicrobials in pigs, chickens and other #farm animals come into force today across the #EU. What do the changes mean - and are they good for animals and consumers? A thread//
2/ In 2019 alone 5m deaths were connected to #AntimicrobialResistance (#AMR), according to a recent @TheLancet report. The deadly, drug-resistant infections behind these deaths come about because of the over- and misuse of antimicrobials, which makes bacteria resistant to them
3/ When drug-resistant bugs develop in animals because of antibiotic overuse they can easily spread to humans - often through #food. For example, rates of drug-resistant #salmonella have risen - & infections mainly come from #chicken & other #poultry.…
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