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THIS has to be the most important thread to READ and SHARE.
What we're witnessing in Ukraine during the last 9 months isn't a new thing: in fact, Russians have been trying to destroy Ukrainians for centuries.
We must learn from history for the sake of our future.
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1⃣What is the Holodomor?

Holodomor literally means "murder by hunger". Also known as the terrorist famine caused by the USSR.
Ukrainians of the XX century experienced famine three times - in 1921-1923, 1932-1933 and 1946-1947.
The Holodomor of 1932-1933 became the largest genocide of the Ukrainian nation.
By the end of 1933, according to various sources, at least 4.5 million Ukrainians slowly died of starvation.
Every year, Ukraine honors their memory on the last Saturday of November.
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BREAKING: #BNNSaudiArabia Reports.

According to an Irish statement published after the duo met in Paris, French President @EmmanuelMacron and Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin ( @MichealMartinTD ) think there is a "critical window of opportunity" to overcome post-Brexit trade
...disputes with London over Northern Ireland. #Paris #French #ExternalAffairs #London #Ireland #SaudiArabia
Northern Ireland is in a political deadlock as a result of debates over the Northern Ireland Protocol, which was negotiated when the United Kingdom left the European Union.
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9 months ago today #Russia decided to break international law and condemn hundreds of thousands to death, disability and destruction

It's Day 274 of the invasion of #Ukraine, and here's Thursday's daily thread with all the news

Yesterday's news is here:
When the elite becomes diluted...

#Russia's crack airborne units couldn't defend the right bank of #Kherson - will they fare better in #Donbas where #Ukraine cannot target supply lines as easily.

Here's the UK Intel report for Thursday:
#StopRussia
Early, unconfirmed, reports of a strike by #Russia in #Kherson

A rocket landed in the courtyard of one of the high-rise buildings in the city, but no reports of injuries.

#StandWithUkraine
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(1.Just dark ages stuff in #Ireland.A Seanad motion to enshrine #neutrality in constitution(would then take a referendum).Completely driven by #domestic politics, populist ideology&myths that persist with no heed for genuine national #security interests.
thejournal.ie/irelands-neutr…
(2.Claim that"unique voice for peace and reconciliation throughout the world"is just empty self-praise,naval gazing.Nobody has any evidence for this,anywhere,show me evidence before making claim!Ireland*is known*as free-rider that should be doing for its own & #European security!
(3.All 5 Nordic countries will be NATO members soon. 4 of them have far stronger track record in peace diplomacy&international development than Ireland. What about developing world states carrying some of largest burdens for UN #peacekeeping these days? #Ireland not"unique"here.
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WATCH: #BNNIreland Reports.

Hundreds of Dublin residents turned out for a second protest after male asylum seekers were housed in an old ESB building in East Wall. #Ireland #Protest
The protesters claimed they were not consulted about the decision and revealed they only found out what was happening through social media on Friday evening.
Demonstrators temporarily obstructed traffic on East Wall Road during the protest, which began at 5 p.m. outside the former ESB building, which can house up to 380 people.
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What do 🇨🇴Colombia, 🇬🇷Greece, and 🇬🇧the United Kingdom have in common?
They’re 3 of 9 countries with low taxes you’d never expect.
Let’s help you go where you’re treated best: nomadcapitalist.com/finance/10-cou….
#lowtax #taxfree #WealthManagement
🇬🇧In the #UK, if your taxable income is over £150,000, you’ll have to pay 45% income tax.

But your foreign-sourced income may be tax-exempt if you are a non-domiciled resident in the UK. You will have remittance of paying taxes during the first 15 years (soon will be 5)
🇮🇪#Ireland's tax system is based on residence, so there is no tax on worldwide income for nonresidents (if you decide you don’t want to live in Ireland during your residence). However, getting permanent residence in Ireland means you will be taxed on Irish-sourced income
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🇮🇪#Ireland

Hundreds gather in East Wall Dublin to protest after the government snuck in 500 MALE ONLY migrants in the dead of the night

Officials first told their constituents the migrants would be Ukrainian refugees before sneaking in 500 MENA & African male migrants
In response to the protests, Sinn Féin's Declan Kearney released a statement condemning the protesters.

Declan added that he is ‘committed to ensuring the agenda’ of making Ireland a multiethnic society.
In recent years, Ireland saw an increase in anti-social behavior and crime including rape, theft, gang violence and murder, something that is become too common in the West.

The Irish blame this on the increase of migrants.
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BREAKING: #BNNIreland Reports.

On Friday, eighty countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, & France, signed a declaration in Dublin pledging to refrain from urban bombing. #Ireland #UrbanBombing #Social
This is the first time that nations have agreed to limit the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. The international agreement was negotiated over more than three years & is meant to address the severe impact of attacks on civilians & critical civilian infrastructure.
"Today's Political Declaration sets out actions to be taken in military operations to strengthen the protection of civilians," Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney (@simoncoveney) said in a statement.
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BREAKING: #BNNUK Reports.

A list of 14 candidate locations for the 2028 European Championship was released on Wednesday as part of a joint proposal by the five national organizations of the United Kingdom and Ireland. #UK #EuropeanChampionship #WorldCup #Ireland #Sports
After giving up its candidacy for the 2030 World Cup, the British and Irish bid is the favorite to secure the hosting rights for September 2023.
The two competing bids for Euro 2028 are Turkey and Russia, whose national teams and clubs are now barred from UEFA participation because of the conflict in Ukraine.
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1/18.📜NEW BLOG: We have seen quite a few pledges that have been framed as “finance for #LossAndDamage”. But are they really? This blog provides an overview of all the pledges thus far at #COP27 in chronological order.

🔗Read it here: lossanddamagecollaboration.org/pages/festival… Image
2/18. On the 20th of September, #Denmark🇩🇰 pledged €13m for #LossAndDamage, a package which includes finance for the #GlobalShield Against Climate Risk, support for CSOs to do projects on the ground, and some other money that is yet to be allocated for a specific use.
3/18. Crucially, all of this money is new and on top of #Denmark’s 🇩🇰 0.7% commitment to ODA, therefore not a diversion of cash from other vital #ClimateFinance projects.
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Football on Film: Some of the best football documentaries to watch before FIFA 2022

#football #documentary #fifa2022
Watch tales that present a portrait of football as it's experienced across Brazil, Columbia, Argentina and other countries

#brazil #columbia #argentina
Oscar-winning actor Daniel Kaluuya has narrated the documentary 'All Or Nothing: Arsenal'

#classof92 #ronaldo #worldcup
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JUST IN: #BNNUK Reports.

Rishi Sunak (@RishiSunak) would be the first UK prime minister in 15 years to attend the British-Irish Council summit, which is held on Thursday. #RishiSunak #UK #Ireland #Scotland #Politics
Sunak wants to rebuild relations and hence he would meet with the leaders of the Scottish and Welsh devolved governments.
Sunak will be meeting his Irish counterpart Micheal Martin (@MichealMartinTD), Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) Scottish First Minister, and Mark Drakeford (@PrifWeinidog), Welsh First Minister, ahead of the summit in North West England.
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Short OSINT on #CCPChina MSS outpost or "Fuzhou Police Overseas Service Station" in #Rotterdam located at Van der Sluysstraat 370 staffed by 'former' PLA & Chinese intelligence/security officers for surveillance, harassment, or even kidnapping of dual Chinese citizens: 🧵
2/ Report names Yanping Shu, and Jie Chen & Xiangrong Zhou as his seconds, all 3 are also on board of "Qingtian Nederland", another CCP front.

Registered to address also is "Biao Zhi Holding B.V." which was founded in 2014 & whose phone # match those in @SafeguardDefend report:
3/ Biao Zhi Holding B.V. (kvk#62040618) is listed variously as a "construction & repair" and a "financial holding" company of just "1 employee".

The address is an unremarkable & unmarked residential flat 75m²/3000m³ likely occupying 3 floors.
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1: It's been a long time since I blogged about anything, but I feel like writing one about #Israel and #Ireland. Some loosely connected thoughts that need thinking and development (using Twitter as my notepad here):
2: Despite challenging political relationship, so much obvious potential for synergy and development between the two countries. Both are ambitious small countries that leverage their diaspora populations well.
3: Convergence of interest in tech. Both can be good incubators for startups and gateways to larger markets. Both seek to punch about their weight internationally and both succeed to good degrees.
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JUST IN: #BNNUK Reports.

Later today, politicians from Britain and Ireland are scheduled to meet in County Cavan. #MichealMartin #SteveBaker #RishiSunak #Ireland #Meeting #CountyCavan Image
The Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister), @MichealMartinTD, and Minister of the Northern Ireland Office, @SteveBakerHW, will speak to the backbenchers. Paul Johnson, the British ambassador to Ireland, is also scheduled to speak.
Twice yearly meetings of the British Irish Interparliamentary Association are likely to centre on trade and the effects of Brexit on the economy. Karen Bradley, a former secretary for Northern Ireland, serves as the organization's co-chair.
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Call an immediate #generalelection #Petition - Country List for 16th October 2022

Current: 852,789 signatures
Previous: 616,389 signatures.
Difference: 236,400 signatures.

sydesjokes.blogspot.com/2022/10/call-i…

#NeverVoteConservative #GeneralElectionNow #WhoVotedForThis #GTTO
1) #UnitedKingdom 842,029 (+232,982)
2) #France 2,298 (+660)
3) #Spain 1,285 (+361)
4) #UnitedStates 840 (+283)
5) #Germany 798 (+279)
6) #Australia 773 (+262)
7) #Netherlands 423 (+133)
8) #Canada 402 (+138)
9) #Ireland 387 (+130)
10) #Switzerland 320 (+110)
11) #NewZealand 306 (+113)
12) #Italy 233 (+79)
13) #Belgium 209 (+64)
14) #Portugal 206 (+71)
15) #Sweden 192 (+70)
16) #Denmark 131 (+47)
17) #Japan 113 (+34)
18) #Greece 106 (+33)
19) #Norway 104 (+33)
20) #IsleofMan 97 (+33)
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Call an immediate #generalelection #Petition - Country List for 16th October 2022

Current: 616,389 signatures
Previous: 606,921 signatures.
Difference: 9,468 signatures.

sydesjokes.blogspot.com/2022/10/call-i…

#NeverVoteConservative #GeneralElectionNow #WhoVotedForThis #AntiGrowthCoalition
It is sad that a time like this a poll like this doesn't get millions of signatures 🙁
1) #UnitedKingdom 609,047 (+9,327)
2) #France 1,638 (+25)
3) #Spain 924 (+24)
4) #UnitedStates 557 (+7)
5) #Australia 519 (+8)
6) #Germany 511 (+10)
7) #Ireland 290 (+5)
8) #Canada 264 (+3)
9) #Netherlands 257 (+11)
10) #Switzerland 210 (+2)
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Call an immediate #generalelection #Petition - Country List for 15th October 2022

Current: 606,921 signatures
Previous: 570,208 signatures.
Difference: 36,713 signatures.

sydesjokes.blogspot.com/2022/10/call-i…

#NeverVoteConservative #GeneralElectionNow #WhoVotedForThis #AntiGrowthCoalition
Parliament will debate this petition on 17 October 2022.

You'll be able to watch online on the #UK #Parliament #YouTube channel youtube.com/UKParliament

Need the petition to be at least 1 million signatures by then.
1) #UnitedKingdom 599,720 (+36,255)
2) #France 1,613 (+88)
3) #Spain 900 (+45)
4) #UnitedStates 550 (+43)
5) #Australia 511 (+24)
6) #Germany 501 (+36)
7) #Ireland 285 (+23)
8) #Canada 261 (+28)
9) #Netherlands 246 (+16)
10) #Switzerland 208 (+16)
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Call an immediate #generalelection #Petition - Country List for 9th October 2022

Current: 570,208 signatures
Previous: 555,757 signatures.
Difference: 14,451 signatures.

sydesjokes.blogspot.com/2022/10/call-i…

#NeverVoteConservative #GeneralElectionNow #WhoVotedForThis #AntiGrowthCoalition
1) #UnitedKingdom 563465 (+14286)
2) #France 1525 (+36)
3) #Spain 855 (+14)
4) #UnitedStates 507 (+17)
5) #Australia 487 (+15)
6) #Germany 465 (+13)
7) #Ireland 262 (+6)
8) #Netherlands 233 (+7)
9) #Canada 230 (+5)
10) #Switzerland 192 (+5)
11) #NewZealand 177 (+4)
12) #Italy 143 (+4)
13) #Portugal 132 (+5)
14) #Belgium 125 (+1)
15) #Sweden 107 (+3)
16) #Denmark 79 (+1)
17) #IsleofMan 72 (+3)
18) #Norway 67 (+1)
19) #Greece 66 (+1)
20) #Austria 58 (0)
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#Ireland's🇮🇪 declaration of intervention is now available on the #ICJ's website: icj-cij.org/public/files/c…
Observations 🪡 #Ukraine #Russia 1/10
Ireland, like almost all the other other interveners, invokes both its right to intervene pursuant to art 63 of the ICJ Statute as well as the nature of the obligations found in the Genocide Convention to justify its intervention. 2/ Image
Ireland (only) invokes two provisions of the Convention as those it seeks to give its construction on: art I (prevention and punishment of genocide) and art IX (compromissory clause). 3/
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1/ The latest out of #Izyum has led to further investigations into Russian atrocities in #Ukraine. What is the American #Congress doing? A 🧵
2/ In my article for @TheWilsonCenter and @kennaninstitute, I examine how Congress is weighing options as Russia continues its unjust war in Ukraine: wilsoncenter.org/blog-post/cong…
3/ Currently, #Estonia, #Latvia, #Lithuania, #Czechia, #Canada, #Ireland, and #Ukraine have accused #Russia of inciting genocide in Ukraine. This is consistent with the conclusions made by sone leading experts and scholars: amp.cnn.com/cnn/2022/05/27…
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-Pravin Sawhney wrote a book Last War
-I don't know how much he understands #ArtificialIntelligence but I agree AI is most profound #technology humanity ever developed
-Future wars will depend upon AI
-For me nothing is above nation so I attempt honest review where #India stands
2️⃣
-#India’s overall ranking 17
-Small countries like #Singapore & #Ireland are ahead
-#Infrastructure & Govt Strategy are 2 areas where we lack
-Notice we are No 2 in talent

@atahasnain53
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-It all starts from #University and Institute
-Number of citations
-Number of PhDs
-#Indian universities do not figure in top unvivsities who are doing research

@ARanganathan72 @sushantsareen #ArtificialIntelligence
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Thread: 14 September 2022: Day 203 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update notes the confirmation that #Russia is using #Iran's Shahed-136 drones, which have a range of 1,500 miles and were used in the attack on the MT MERCER STREET merchant tanker on 3 July 2021. Seems Moscow is using them for tactical strikes, not long-range.
Talk in #Georgia of opening a second front while #Russia is tied down in #Ukraine to liberate the occupied areas in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

If you want to challenge for Russian-protected territories, now is the moment. (See also: #Azerbaijan.)
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#Algeria: Must go hand in hand with PAROS discussions

Need transparency and more ambitious confidence building measures. Particular responsibility of states with advanced capabilities to prevent PAROS.
#Algeria: Promote full access to technology through cooperation and tech assistance and capacity building in developing countries

Need to strengthen legal regime in outer space for a common future.
#NewZealand: Should not be focused exclusively on kinetic threats. Non-kinetic including #cyber pose significant threats and possible irreversible loss and damage to infrastructure on earth
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