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The only oppositional leader not jailed at the moment in Russia is being arrested by riot squad after the door is broken, journalists thrown face on the floor, five minutes before she is heading to a sanctioned protest in Moscow. #moscowelectioncrisis #допускай
Riot police squad is also taking over the studio NAVALNY LIVE that broadcasted from the last two protests.
People are started to get detained in Moscow and St.Petersburg. (10 minutes into the protest)
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Thread on today's #Russia explosion (this is becoming a habit):
In November 2017, Russia test fired the Burevestnik (SSC-X-9 Skyfall) nuclear-powered cruise missile from it's test location at Pankovo.
Comparison images show the site from the 20th May 2019 appear to be "abandoned". The environmental shelter appears to be gone on the rails. Image courtesy of @ArmsControlWonk shows that this was still present in June 2018.
Today at the Nyonoksa Site on the White Sea an explosion has killed at least 2 people and seriously injured many more. (6 was the last I saw reported). Hazmat team was involved in the evacuation of the wounded and a a small spike in radiation was reportedly detected.
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#MoscowElectionCrisis #MoscowProtest Second Saturday in a row, unsanctioned protests in Moscow gather tens of thousands. 1,400 arrested last Sat. Opposition leaders are in jail. Today, one of the last leaders still free, is detained by police. RT please. #RussiaWillBeFree
Videos of people being detained in Moscow, about an hour ago.
#MoscowElectionsCrisis #MoscowProtest Watching live streaming from Moscow: The protest is unsanctioned so people are just "going for a walk" so there are not posters or flags; a massive crowd walking in their own town on a sunny day and thousands of policemen with batons.
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#Russia- The Bastion Of Democracy😉 Interesting to observe the tone difference between this one and the State Media outlets such as RT. - - - “Activists: 1370 arrests at rally in #Moscowccdiscovery.com/activists-1370… via @CRYPTO
For some of the domestic news like this on #Russia I scan the news from the West. For the ones on #USA abuses I tune into Russia media. For the general #MiddleEast I scan both camps’ outlets. For #Turkey, currently, there exists “None.” Every single side: filled W/spins & Lies😉
My old-age reading glass keeps changing-every 6 months! Too much reading. Too much writing. Looking forward to my mini break hopping through 5 islands in 8 days in #Greece.
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#Russia: Over 600 people arrested in Moscow's brutal clampdown on pro-democracy #protests today. Russians are risking life & limb for the right to fair elections, to end the ban on opposition candidates for city council. Sheer numbers show how scared the Mayor is of people power.
🗳✊#Russia #Protests: Riot police crackdown on pro-#democracy protesters in #Moscow today. Russians are protesting opposition candidates being booted from ballots. They don’t want taxation w/o representation. Sounds familiar. Video via @novaya_gazeta
#Russia #Moscow #protests: Riot police out in full force–with dogs–beating protesters on the ground. This couple asked for an ambulance for his broken ribs & a concussion. Cops refused, hauled him off to paddywagon, claiming “nobody beat you.” @mediazzzona
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#Russie Alors qu'elle venait d'être libérée après avoir été interpellée sans raison connue cet après midi, #Lyubov, candidate au bureau local de #Moscou prononçait les mots "Je cours vers la liberté" au moment où elle a, de nouveau été arrêtée.
#Russia #Moscow #Putin
#Russie #LyubovSobol avait été placée en détention suite à 1 rassemblement pour les élections au bureau local de #Moscou
"J'ai le droit de tenir 1 réunion avec des électeurs" crie Lyuba alors que la police la traîne sur l'asphalte.
Elle sera arrêtée de nouveau à sa sortie
#Russia
#Russie Lyubov #Sobol, politicienne de l’opposition, ne voulait pas quitter le siège de la commission électorale à #Moscou avant d’être autorisée à voter dans la ville en septembre.
Les autorités ont donc emporté le canapé avec elle pour la faire sortir de la commission.
#Russia
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#Breaking: Just in - At least 12 people died at a electrical power station just outside of #Moscow in #Russia, after a fire broke out inside the power plant.
#Update: Just in - Pictures of the fire at the electrical power station just outside of #Moscow in #Russia, what caused at least 12 people dead and at least 7 people injured.
#Update: Just in - Now reports says that only one person dead, and 13 people got injured at a #Moscow region power plant fire at #Emercom in #Russia.
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💰💦Trump Tower Projects

Bailed Out By Russia 1987-2014

Trump’s efforts to establish a hotel in Moscow go back at least to 1987, when, according to his book The Art of the Deal, he discussed the possibility with the Soviet ambassador Yuri Dubinin.
politico.com/magazine/story…
💰Trump Soho - Bayrock Group

Trump SoHo broke ground in 2007, typifies how the Trump Organization benefited from financing coming out of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Much of the project’s financing came from the Bayrock Group.
npr.org/2017/11/07/560…
📌Investigators are looking at whether Trump associates laundered financial payoffs from Russian officials by channeling them through offshore accounts.
bloomberg.com/opinion/articl…
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1 to 24 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019🤨👇🏼
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25 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019 🤨👇🏼
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#Russia #Israel #ElectronicWarefare
“The signal that has been disrupting satellite navigation for planes flying through #Israeli airspace in recent weeks originates inside a #Russian air base inside #Syria, according to data collected by a #US-based researcher.”
“This interference to the GPS reception doesn’t appear to be specifically directed at #Israel, but rather...is likely collateral damage in an effort by Moscow both to protect its troops from #drone attacks & to assert its dominance in the field of #electronicwarfare#Russia
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25. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey,Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria

#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstChildren #CrimesAgainstHumanity
1 to 20. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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21. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey,Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria🤨👇🏼
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I've wanted to write this [THREAD] for a long time.
After mentioning it to @mountainherder and @pptsapper , I can't back down. This is the story a #woman, a #soldier, a #hero.
I would like to take the time to tell you about the life of an unlikely and forgotten hero.
A mixed race, #Muslim woman who took on the most dangerous job of #WW2 to defend a certain idea of freedom. Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan.
But before I tell you about her, I need to tell you about her father because I do think that his life had a part in the courageous choices that his daughter would make.
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Did you know Rothschild's own Putin

#Rockefellers
Paid to start the #FederalReserve

#DavidRockefeller was the founding member of the #Bilderberg Group

#Rockefeller
#Ford
#Carnegie Foundations devise plot to merge US with Russia

#CarnegieEndowment has a main office in #Moscow
#Chubais is on the #CFR global board of advisers, the #ChaseBank advisory board, & a member of #Bilderberg

He also worked with the #CIA to implement privatization of the Russian economy.

#PeterMandelson is a member of the #BilderbergGroup

#FederalReserve
#Putin
#BaronMandelson was appointed “life peer” in the #HouseOfLords by
#QueenElizabeth

#Mandelson is the director of the #Russian defense firm #Sistema, which supplies Putin with early warning missile systems.

This relationship continues despite “sanctions.”
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"Today #Russia is doubling down on malign influence operations across #Europe & North America" Penn Biden Center's @mikercarpenter tells House Foreign Affairs Comm "But we remain remian unprepared, underfurnded & often ignorant of the threat"
"It's not just #Russia" per @mikercarpenter "#China & other non-state actors whose influcne and destabilization operations pose a threat to our democracy"

"We urgently need to focus more resources on rooting out Russia's malign networks, addressing our own massive vulnerabilies"
"We need better coordination between our domestic law enforcement agencies & our nat'l security aparatus" per @mikercarpenter "Too often one hand doesn't know what the other is doing"
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What we see in #Ukraine today is that people don't want to believe what they see with their own eyes, and what they hear directly from #Zelensky. The mix of people's hopefulness and Zelensky's #populism is blinding them to reality.
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There is clear evidence that #Russia-connected #Yanukovych era power brokers have influence in #Zelensky's power vertical. Yet people pretend either that this isn't happening, or that it is not relevant, and will not impact Zelensky's presidency.
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#Zelensky's inaugural speech echoed several RU propaganda narratives:
-#Kyiv is "responsible for continuation of war
-Kyiv "neglected RU speakers"
-Kyiv "abandoned people in occupied UA"
-"#Ukrainian is divisive factor in UA"
-"post-Maidan govt was the biggest problem in UA"
3/
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By @PressTV
May 14
Triple blasts hit eastern Afghan city of #Jalalabad, kill 3 ptv.io/2jV1

#Afghanistan
By @southfronteng
Military Situation In Afghanistan On May 15, 2019 (Map Update) southfront.org/military-situa…
NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake" 😲
By Mistake😡🗯️🗯️🗯️?

NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake’ — RT World News rt.com/news/459568-af…
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1.#Maddow @MaddowBlog Rachel reminds us #PaulManafort was a lawyer- cuz he was #Disbarred today in DC-Cuz he's in prison.#WhoKnew! #MichaelCohen is now in prison.#TrumpJr is Not-but has been subpoenaed by #SenateIntelligenceCommittee Re #TrumpTower #Moscow
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2. #Maddow @MaddowBlog Bless #AmyBermanJackson - She is playing 4-dimensional chess while #RogerStone is playing Snakes & Ladders. Judge demands #unredacted #MuellerReport in Roger Stone case @dsamuelsohn. politi.co/2vNAdBk
3.#Maddow @MaddowBlog @HouseIntel Chair @RepAdamSchiff:#Intelligence briefings stopped after #Comey was fired.#Congress can use power of #ContemptOfCongress to imprison people who refuse 2 comply w/subpoenas, or levy fines of $25,000/day until they comply.
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Thread on the ongoing efforts to start joint Russian-Turkish patrols in Idlib's buffer/desecration zone:
1- Russian and Turkish troops have recently announced their plans to start joint patrols to secure greater #Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in northwest #Syria.
2- The agreement was first announced in #Moscow on April 9 during a visit by #Turkey's President Erdogan. The deal was then discussed with the rest of the parties (namely Iran, regime and rebels) during the 12th round of #Astana Process peace talks which took place recently.
3-The joint patrols were presented, along with other measures, to reduce violations in the Idlib and ensure stability in the region. The patrols are supposed to be limited to the buffer zone (i.e. not the whole region) &stretch from northern Idlib city to southern #Aleppo
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By @telesurenglish
More and more Venezuelan migrants are returning to their country after facing the grim reality of life abroad. bit.ly/2VMTYEN
By @telesurenglish
"Not one word the United States utters can be believed because they are a government at war" bit.ly/2ZijnIn
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Burden of Proof: a practical primer. I'm getting hecka tired of Trumpsters looking to #exonerate #Trump because the #MuellerReport didn't indict him of #collusion, #conspiracy, or #campaignfinanceviolations. This isn't a binary choice, there are levels, and Trump IS NOT at 0.
Some Evidence: The lowest level, a single piece of evidence that collusion or conspiracy occurred, though it can be explained away by other means but points the way...an undisclosed meeting with Russian officials for example.
Reasonable Indications: Considering how the motivations and circumstances line up with the presented evidence though each could be explained away by other facts. Trump's long standing interest in a #TrumpTower in #Moscow and whispers of the existence of #Russian #Compromat.
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At least 1,337 journalists have been killed while covering the news since 1992. Their names form The #LastColumn logo. Each time a journalist is killed, their name will be added to the logo. #pressfreedom
In this thread, we share the final work of 24 journalists who were killed in line of duty since 1992. #LastColumn @CPJLastColumn thelastcolumn.com
Marie Colvin’s #LastColumn was published on February 19, 2012. Three days later, she was killed alongside French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik when Syrian forces struck their makeshift press center in Homs, Syria. thelastcolumn.com
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#Russia in #Libya "What the Russians have done is overtly, they've support the UN, GNA..." per @USAfricaCommand's Gen Waldhauser, accusing #Moscow of supporting the LNA "behind the scenes" w/weapons & training
"When the music stops, they want to be on the winning side," @USAfricaCommand's Waldhauser says of #Russia in #Libya, saying #Moscow is playing for influence on all sides
#Russia in #CAR "very concerning" per @USAfricaCommand's Gen Waldhauser "They have the paramilitary group, the Wagner group, who's heavily involved there not only in training but involved in the highest levels of the government" to leverage resources
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1) @realDonaldTrump @Whitehouse @POTUS
#QAnon drop No. 2899...
#Q drops images from the #Feinstein/#Murkowski hall confront, followed by #TheHill article ==> Murkowski 2vote 4resolution blocking #Trump’s emergency declaration
thehill.com/homenews/senat…
"Puppet & Puppet Master."
2) #QAnon drop No. 2900...
In the image #Q drops, the question is, when did #SpikeLee decided 2work against his old friend #POTUS.
All of those that sustain their fame & fortune in the entertainment field of the #DSMedia complex are compromised in some manor.
Just another asset!
3) #QAnon drop No 2901...
"[INTERNAL CIVIL WAR]" Q. Now, we know all of the bullet points listed here. They never thought she'd lose & their plan 2destroy #America fall from its intended path. The issues is, we're ready, but are we actually seeing the war?
#Prepare #WeAreAtWar!
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Gut wrenching.

This young girl was killed today in #Assad regime shelling of Khan Sheikhoun, #Idlib. Her father could only hold her feet as she was carried away.

#Idlib might as well be Mars for 99.9% of the world these days.

The world is a cruel place. #Syria
Very important data from @ACLEDINFO, detailing the "disproportionate" scale of pro-#Assad violations of the demilitarized/de-escalation zone in #Syria's #Idlib/NW.

Moreover, regime shelling in Feb 2019 was x4 the previous monthly average.
@ACLEDINFO In a meeting with opposition fighters, #Turkey ordered #NLF factions to retaliate to #Assad regime shelling in #Idlib.

#Ankara also warned #Moscow & #Tehran that it'd withdraw from #Astana if attacks continued.

turkey-breaking.com/%d8%aa%d8%b1%d…
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