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Some #European companies are still helping #Russia maintain their military-industrial complex, despite the #sanctions!

Now I will tell you about it in detail!
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Europe imposed sanctions against #Russia after the annexation of #Crimea and the occupation of #Donbas back in 2014. Since then, the sanctions have been extended. But several companies still managed to get around the sanctions: from #Switzerland, #France, and #Germany.
3/10 Last week I was at the positions of the Armed Forces of #Ukraine in the south of щur country, where I managed to see the captured #Russian military equipment. It turned out that there are components of European production!
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Ready for a #WHA75 tweet thread recap?!

We're about to tweet it all Agenda Item 15 #WorkingforHealth #Healthworkforce

Recordings, Committee B, who.int/about/governan…

@JimC_HRH @GHWNetwork @readycat @MarsdenPa @MLMcIsaac @SioCFitz @WHO @WomenDeliver @Atul_Gawande @daktari1
@JimC_HRH @GHWNetwork @readycat @MarsdenPa @MLMcIsaac @SioCFitz @WHO @WomenDeliver @Atul_Gawande @daktari1 1/1 #WHA75 #Working4Health #USA "We are interested in co-sponsoring the resolution! The Biden Initiative will focus on protecting #healthworkforce, advancing digital tech, e.g. telemedicine and there must be equity" @USAIDGH @POTUS @Atul_Gawande @IFMSA
@JimC_HRH @GHWNetwork @readycat @MarsdenPa @MLMcIsaac @SioCFitz @WHO @WomenDeliver @Atul_Gawande @daktari1 1/2 #WHA75 #Working4Health #China "Welcomes the progress on the Global strategy on human resources for health: Workforce 2030 and is interested in co-sponsoring the resolution"
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What is happening with #SARSCoV2 #COVID19 & #Omicron subvariants in #Geneva #Switzerland at the moment? Data from our Centre @gcevd @Hopitaux_unige: BA.4/5 has reached already dominance at the time of writing this tweet hug.ch/centre-maladie… 1/n
We started re-testing end of April with only few detections of the BA.4/5 subvariant, but quickly saw weekly doubling of numbers since early May. Last week, we reached 50% & now BA.4/5 is most likely accounting for majority of infections in Geneva (data only @Hopitaux_unige) 2/n
What did we test? Since funding for genomic sequencing was much reduced recently, we re-test our positive samples with the Taqpath assay for S drop out, indicative of BA.4/5 (as this sub variant has again the deletion 69/70 in the spike). Advantage is: data in real-time 3/n
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Thread: 1 June 2022: Day 98 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Kalush Orchestra, the rap-folk band that won Eurovision for #Ukraine, has sold the Eurovision trophy at auction for $900,000 in order to buy drones (the PD-2 unmanned aerial system) for the country's war effort against the #Russian invaders. nypost.com/2022/05/30/eur…
Vladimir Shamanov on the "superiority" of #Russia's army; intentions with Poland, Baltics, Romania; taking 5 to 10 years to fully demilitarized and denazify #Ukraine, leveling the country if need be and trying its officials and journalists at a "Nuremberg"
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SCOTT RITTER: Phase Three in #Ukraine
No amount of western military aid has been able to prevent #Russia from achieving its military objective of liberating the entire territories of both #Lugansk and #Donetsk as Phase Three begins.
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#Russia’s “Special Military Operation”, which began on Feb. 24, is entering its fourth month. Despite stiffer than expected #Ukrainian resistance (bolstered by billions of dollars of western military assistance and accurate, real-time battlefield intelligence by the U.S. and..
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... other #NATO members) #Russia is winning the war on the ground, and in a big way.
After more than ninety days of incessant #Ukrainian propaganda, echoed mindlessly by a complicit western mainstream media that extolls the battlefield successes of the Ukrainian armed forces..
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#TIMEBANK. AMAZING #THREAD

A student studying in #Switzerland writes: While studying in #Switzerland, I rented a house near the school. The landlady #Kristina was a 67-year-old single lady who had worked as a teacher in a secondary school before she retired.

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Switzerland's pension is very good, enough not to worry about food and shelter in her later years. However, she actually found work to take care of an 87-year-old single man. I asked if she was working for money.

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Her answer surprised me: I do not work for money, but I put my time in the #timebank, and when I cannot move in my old age, I can withdraw it.

The first time I heard about this concept of time bank, I was very curious and asked the landlady more.

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In the early 20th century, an #Indian Raja could snap his fingers and turn the fate of a #Spanish flamenco dancer into an Indian queen... as did the besotted ruler of the princely state of Kapurthala in #Punjab. A modern retelling of a #Cinderella story set in Spain. 1/11
How exactly did Anita Delgado, a Spanish dancer trying to eke out a living to support her family, become Maharani Prem Kaur? It all began when Maharaja Jagatjit Singh was in #Madrid to attend the wedding of King Alfonso XIII of Spain in 1906. 2/11
#fairytales
Like any tourist, the Maharaja wanted a night on the town and he walked into a nightclub. Here, Anita Delgado and her sister, both flamenco #dancers, were performing the curtain-raiser act that night. Delgado was just 16 years old but Jagatjit Singh was smitten. 3/11
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1/ $LCX is building the Overledger between the old banking system and web3. Everything based on top of the most sophisticated Blockchain law (Lichtenstein). It’s a huge web of connections and partnerships you won’t even realize after 100h of research. $QNT $DAG $HBAR
2/ $LCX is the only company which got 8 licenses of the Lichtenstein Blockchain law. Lichtenstein is in the European Economic Area and is part of the financial market of the #EU and #Switzerland

coindesk.com/business/2021/…
/3 There is a huge Policy network (GDF, #WEF , OpenVasp) $LCX is part of. Joining a select group of global blockchain companies such as Circle, Coinbase, Consensys, Cardano, Diginex, Huobi.

lcx.com/lcx-joins-glob…
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This particular graphic has been circulating & widely used for some months. It's misinformative & requires further clarity:

1⃣ The US is one of 194 signatories to the IHR (2005), its biggest update since 1969. These regs *do not* 'override & supercede' the US Constitution...
2⃣ The US ammendments to the IHR concern greater collaboration & commucation in the event of a future PHEIC & detail nothing about allowing the WHO to bypass sovereignty.

Other nations can object or make reservations to these ammendments set out within Article 59-64 of the IHR.
3⃣ No vote will take place in #Geneva #Switzerland at the 75th WHA on IHR ammendments nor sign any Treaty into international law.

The Assembly are set to 'consider' these ammendments. There has to be time for other WHO nations to respond & make reservations.
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I dont know if every single country has this shape of human, like Finland? #Denmark looks like a gnome who lost his shoe, and a bat. Image
#UK and #Ireland, like a little owl and mongoose working in burger place Image
#Finland as we have pictured the shape here Image
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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
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_o…
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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🇦🇸 - Pago Pago American Samoa Temple; Ottoville Road, 96799 Tafuna, Tafuna, Western District 96799, American Samoa
google.com/maps/place/?q=…

#Tafuna
#AmericanSamoa
#VisitAmericanSamoa
#ChurchesOnTwitter
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Pago Pago American Samoa Temple in #Tafuna, #AmericanSamoa (🇦🇸) is around 10221 miles from our previous church Gospel Center Lausanne in #Lausanne, #Switzerland (🇨🇭) -
2/ A map showing the geodesic line between American Samoa and t
#Tafuna, (🇦🇸):
Tafuna (Samoan: Tāfuna) is a village on the east coast of Tutuila Island, American Samoa. It is located on a mile north of Pago Pago International Airport... (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tafuna,_A…)
#Wikipedia
#VisitAmericanSamoa
#WhereNext
🌎🌍🌏
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🇨🇭 - Gospel Center Lausanne; @Base Bar, Av. de Sévelin 46, 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
google.com/maps/place/?q=…

#Lausanne
#Switzerland
#VisitSwitzerland
#ChurchesOnTwitter
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@BASE Gospel Center Lausanne in #Lausanne, #Switzerland (🇨🇭) is around 11736 miles from our previous church Star of the Sea Marlborough in #Blenheim, #NewZealand (🇳🇿) -
2/ A map showing the geodesic line between Switzerland and the
@BASE #Lausanne, (🇨🇭):
Lausanne (, US also , French: [lɔzan], German: [loˈzan]; is the capital and largest city of the Swiss canton of Vaud. It is a hilly city, situated on the shores... (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lausanne)
#Wikipedia
#VisitSwitzerland
#WhereNext
🌎🌍🌏
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Congratulations to #Ukraine's people and its Armed Forces. Today is the 50th day of resistance since #Russia launched #PutinsWar.

And overnight a few smiles from Ukrainians.

Read all Thursday's important news and analysis in the daily thread⬇️
First, still no confirmation, but chat in #Kherson was alive with speculation #Ukraine may have yet again hit Russian aircraft at the by now legendary airfield "#Chornobaivka"

This was apparently filmed by a resident "looking towards the airfield"
Next to the news, confirmed by #Russia, that their huge missile cruiser "Moskva" (Moscow) is badly damaged.

#Ukraine says it fired two of its 'Neptune' missiles which hit the ship, thought to have over 500 crew on board.
But Russia claims there was a fire which ignited missiles
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Assessing the Combat in Ukraine: Learning from the Mistakes ejmagnier.com/2022/04/06/%ef…
It is time to learn how @telegram works.
Be aware:

There is no "International order".

There is a "US order" and the west follows and is totally submitted to it. The US is not "the International". It represents 5% of the World's population but bullying the world.
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More #Chechens departing from Grozny to Ukraine.
Aircraft: Ilyushin IL-76-MD
Russian 🇷🇺 Air Force
Reg: RA-78818
ADBS not providing! But from other sources, dates aircraft operated (11/03 and 16/03), seems it landed in or close to #Mariupol #Ukraine #OSINT #flighttracking
Registration below 👇
There is evidence the same aircraft was in Geneva, Switzerland on 17th of June 2021. #OSINT #Ukraine #Chechens #Russianairforce #Geneva #Switzerland #Suisse
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This is going to be a thread about the #COVIDRecovery #BuildBackBetter #RecoveryPlan and how it's been a total failure through the lens of #emissions #climatechange and #adaptation. #ClimateCrisis #ClimateEmergency #EconomicRecovery 🧵 1/x
I started following this in December 2020, when this paper was released:

"If fiscal packages are invested in carbon-intensive technologies and traditional fossil fuel-based infrastructure, this will bring huge lock-in effects on emissions."

nature.com/articles/s4155… 2/x
"Five-year emissions will increase by 15.6% (22.0 Gt) versus decreases of 4.7% (6.6 Gt), if the fiscal packages were invested in clean energy and advanced technologies (scenario SDS)." 3/x
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What is Pakistan?
Who is Pakistan?
What is the status of Pakistan on the world map?
What is the opinion of big and rich countries of the world about Pakistan?
What is the territory of Pakistan in the world map?
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Is Pakistan a powerful country?
Why am I asking all these questions? Pakistan has been given a special significance in the recent changes taking place in this world.
After all, 👇
what has Pakistan done that has made Pakistan the center of attention of countries all over the world?

What I have heard about Pakistan from the language of the world is that Pakistan is a small country.Which was made by cutting off part of India. 👇
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Envoys of 22 #EU member states in #Pakistan issue a joint statement in support of #Ukraine. @EUPakistan posts this symbolic #IStandWithUkraine photo with EU representatives in #Islamabad.
The representatives of the @EUPakistan, #Switzerland, the #UK, #Australia, #Canada, #Norway, and #Japan urge #Pakistan to join them in condemning #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine at the #UNGA

dawn.com/news/1677704
#Australia's mission in #Pakistan joins @EUPakistan in seeking #Pakistan's support in condemning #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine.

Expressions of support by other missions in this #thread below 🔽

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#Ukraine / #Russian war thread
Day 6:

[My Telegram channel: t.me/no_itsmyturn]
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Sirens in Kyiv @~ 07:00 local time / 0500Z
Aftermath of Russian shelling in Kharkiv,
#Ukraine 🇺🇦
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BREAKING: A gloomy, overcast day in #Kiev. #Ukraine's capital stands precariously at the edge of #war. #Russian president Vladimir #Putin declared a military offensive earlier today. There are reports of shelling, air strikes and casualties across Ukraine. A developing 🧵. 1/
Speaking to @SkyNewsBreak, a former Vice PM of #Ukraine warned that Putin won't stop at Kyiv. She reported shelling and bombing in Kyiv, where she resides, and appealed for swift, decisive action from the West. Notably, she mentioned the #SWIFT payments system as a tool. 2/
No one can doubt the resolve of the Ukrainian people in the face of adversity. But their #military is no match for #Russia. So cutting them off from the SWIFT payments settlement system could force the Russians into stepping back. But will the #US and #EU take that step? 3/
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#war #Kyiv #Ukraine #Russia Collecting all reports thread; Ukraine's operational command says "cruise and ballistic missile strikes are underway at the control centres in Kyiv" from @lukeharding1968 Friends report explosions in #Kyiv, #Odessa #Kharkiv #Mykolaev thread, add info
Targets include airfields and military headquarters, operational command says
"Distant crumps - soft explosions - reported from west Kyiv, towards the airport. Not Cruise missiles, i think, but sounds like an attack on the airport." @JohnSweeney
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