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#Population control In the 1950s and 1960s, much of the attention of eugenicists was focused on the new political interest in planetary population control. A new vocabulary anchored by the prospect of a “population bomb” (the title of Paul Ehrlich’s bestselling 1968 (1/18)
book) emerged as it became clear that the technologies of World War II had improved both life expectancy and in some instances infant mortality. The advent of antibiotics and pesticides, nutritional gains derived from food rationing and more ef f i cient agriculture, (2/18)
and success in minimizing debilitating diseases had added some 15 million to the Earth’s population each year of the war, a striking contrast to the devastating ef f ects of World War I.

That the most signif i cant growth in population was in Asia and Africa amplif i (3/18)
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Energy companies are braced for the collapse of the #Romanian electricity and gas markets and a supply blackout after the government introduced a series of punishing taxes./1
As of 1 September, electricity and gas traders will have to pay a 98% tax on net revenues. The tax is in place for a year and will have to be paid both by resident and non-resident companies./2
For producers, the government has set a reference price of RON450.00/MWh (€93.00/MWh). If producers have a profit above that level, it will be taxed 100%./3
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#ViktorOrban had a speech that made waves last week. I watched it so you don't have to.A thread.The #Hungarian prime minister went to #Romania in the middle of the #Carpathians in a region where a sizable minority of around 1 million #Hungarians have lived for centuries. They /1
were sent by the #Empire as settlers & have been living isolated, hundreds of km from the border with #Hungary proper, maintaining their language, identity, surrounded by a majority of #Romanians. The choice of the location matters as the audience lives there (star)/2
in beautiful surroundings. #Hungary has been supporting this minority investing in #agriculture #schools loans, building new sports arenas while the #Romanian government has been tolerant of this encroachment on sovereignty to maintain #social #peace good relations /3
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This 12(!) car #train arrived at #budapestnyugati from #záhony at the #Ukrainian #border this afternoon, it was a special train for the #Ukrainianrefugees fleeing the #WARINUKRAINE

And I have to say that I am positively surprised by how much help is happening in Eastern Europe!
And to put it in context, the "normal" train back to Zahony had 5 cars...
This is at the #keleti station in Budapest, normally this hall is completely empty, now it full with stands and people who #HelpUkrainianRefugees
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#UkraineRussiaWar ⎮ Here's your roundup of #France's 🇫🇷 engagement and solidarity with #Ukraine 🇺🇦 on a national level, at the #UN 🇺🇳 and within the #EU 🇪🇺⤵️
@francediplo_EN @francediplo @Elysee @franceonu @EmmanuelMacron @Europe2022FR @EUintheUS @EU_Commission @EUCouncilPress @JY_LeDrian #Macron 🇫🇷⎮ "I spoke to Pres. #Putin this morning. He refuses to stop his attacks on #Ukraine at this point. It is vital to maintain dialogue to avoid human tragedy. I will continue my efforts and contacts. We must avoid the worst."
@francediplo_EN @francediplo @Elysee @franceonu @EmmanuelMacron @Europe2022FR @EUintheUS @EU_Commission @EUCouncilPress @JY_LeDrian #Macron 🇫🇷⎮ "Maintaining dialogue to protect the people, obtaining measures that will avoid human tragedy, putting an end to this war: this is the purpose of my commitment alongside Pres. #Zelensky and the international community. I am and will remain fully determined."
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#Russia invaded #Ukraine.
Missile attack on #Kharkiv
Capital of #Ukraine is under heavy #Russian attacks ar the moment
Military airbase in capital of #Ukraine is under massive ballistic missile attack .
100s of rockets are launched at positions of #Ukraine Army in #Donbass
#Putin call on #UkrainianArmy to lay down weapons
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#Russia/#Ukraine Thread 🇺🇦 🇷🇺 [1]
#Russian news agencies are reporting that #Luhansk separatist region prevented a terrorist attack on a soldiers rally. #UkraineCrisis #UkraineConflict #Ukraine #Crimea #Donbass #Donetsk #EU #Europe #NATO #US #Russia #Belarus [2]
Elements of #Russian forces in #Crimea are reported by #Russian media to be returning to North #Ossetia and #Dagestan, following the end of special exercise in the region. #Russia #Ukraine #UkraineCrisis #UkraineConflict #EU #NATO #US #Europe [3]
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Getting the message out about the #COVID19 vaccine programme remains of utmost importance.

With this in mind, #NHS workers throughout the region have recorded messages in a variety of languages. Please share with those that need to hear.

#Arabic with Dr Mai Elftise:
#Czech with Anna Jancova:
#Hindi with Dr Mohit Mandiratta:
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Mighty Sovereigns Of Ottoman Throne : Sultan Murad I

By Ekrem Buğra Ekinci

@EkremBEkinci
👆🏻 widely used illustration painted by court painter Konstantin Kapıdağlı in the early 19th century shows Sultan Murad I , the 3rd ruler of Ottoman beylik that turned into an empire .

👆🏻👉🏻📸 Credits : Büşra Öztürk - Daily Sabah
While his predecessor , Osman & Orhan ghazis , had gathered a nation & created a state , Sultan Murad I improved his lands , making a prosperous country from it for all citizens .
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I know that sooner or later some of you (👀 @Arnold_Platon 😉 ) might ask: "is there a map?" so, I'm glad to tell you that there is! and a very telling one. 🧵 on words for '(sugar-free) plum jam' in #Romanian.
this map shows the approximate regional distribution of terms for "plum jam" based on material collected by Emil Petrovici from 1929 to 1938 for Atlasul lingvistic român II. it reflects varieties of spoken, non-urban #Romanian which, at the time, were still relatively free of...
the significant influence of the southern-based literary standard that came with expansion of literacy & mass-media after WWII. the map shows very nicely how receptive varieties of #Romanian were to borrowing from various languages as a result of #LanguageContact.
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Today, @USNavy 🇺🇸 forces conducted maneuvering & air defense exercises with @NATO allies #Bulgarian 🇧🇬, #Romanian 🇷🇴, #Turkish 🇹🇷 counterparts in the #BlackSea.

#OpenforBusiness #PowerForPeace

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🇷🇴 RDML Mihai Panait, #Romanian Fleet Commander said, “Constant & consistent presence of @NATO ships in the #BlackSea, boosts our demonstration to maintain a safe & open Black Sea. The #Romanian-#American cooperation becomes a tradition for naval diplomacy....”
“It’s been a pleasure operating alongside our #NATO Allies in the #BlackSea while demonstrating our commitment to stability & security in the region,” said CDR Trent, CO of #USSPorter. “It’s important to have these opportunities to train alongside our partners....”
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"A Greek Catholic priest heads a large xenophobic protest against two people with Sri Lankan origins in Romania and force them out"
english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news…

@ENARHungary #srilanka #lka
@ENARHungary If this is not @racism against #POC then what is it?

Two #Srilankan men are facing a tough reality of brute #racism in #Romania. This shows that we need to prioritize building an #inclusive #EU.


@DCRGunawardena @ECRI_CoE @EUNetworkPAD @MigrantTales
@ENARHungary @racism @DCRGunawardena @ECRI_CoE @EUNetworkPAD @MigrantTales Thanks to @euronews many in #Europe are following if #Romanian institutions & @MMFPSPV @_PolitiaRomana_ will guarantee the safety and well being of the two #SriLankans. Every person in the #EU has the right to be free from any form of discrimination based on racist biases. Image
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Around 3000 BCE in eastern #Europe, a Proto-Balto-Slavic #language started to diverge from #ProtoIndoEuropean.

The #Slavic branch of the #IndoEuropean #languages began about 2,000 years later when Proto-Slavic deviated from Proto-Balto-Slavic.

[Image: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Balt…] Source: The Indo-European L...
As the #Slavic-speaking area expanded during the first millennium CE (striped area on map), Proto-Slavic transitioned to Common Slavic. The #language underwent minor changes that occurred mostly uniformly across eastern #Europe, thereby maintaining mutual intelligibility. A map of eastern Europe sho...
Around the year 1000 CE #CommonSlavic began to split into the South, West, and East branches to which all modern #Slavic #languages belong.

Roughly 315m people speak a Slavic #language, mostly in Eastern #Europe (including the #Balkan peninsula), #CentralAsia, and #Siberia. A map of Europe highlightin...
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10. The Legacy of US UK France Canada Germany Italy Poland Australia Spain Portugal New Zealand Turkey Romania Denmark Belgium Czech Republic Norway Bulgaria South Korea Azerbaijan Singapore Nato in Afganistan

#Afghanistan #CrimesAgainstHumanity #WarCrime #CrimesAgainstChildren
Invasion of Afghanistan (2001-present) - War crime 🤨👇🏼
1. The Legacy of US UK France Canada Germany Italy Poland Australia Spain Portugal New Zealand Turkey Romania Denmark Belgium Czech Republic Norway Bulgaria South Korea Azerbaijan Singapore Nato in Afganistan🤨👇🏼
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Lucia Mokrà, @tepsaeu board member, is presenting the recommendations of TEPSA to the incoming EU presidency #Romania #PPCBucharest Image
She highlights the many crucial event that fall in the Romanian presidency: #Brexit, #Sibiu summit and #EPelections
In the run-up to #EP2019, a Europe for Common values gains importance
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1) Today Whistle-blower #ChristopherWylie appeared in front of #British #MPs.

Did he inadvertently connect the dots on the very strange and developing relationship between the #democrat party and #MuslimBrotherhood?

#QanonPosts #Q #QAnon @POTUS #TheStorm #MAGA #DrainTheSwamp
2) Wylie was testifying about his work for #CambridgeAnalytica and while testifying, he revealed his predecessor was found dead in a hotel room... in #Kenya. Why does that matter?

#Africa #QAnon @POTUS #DrainTheDeepState #CORRUPTION #MurdochMysteries

dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5…
3) Recall recent #Q post regarding #Kenya.

His predecessor Dan Mursean died mysteriously in Kenyan hotel room in 2012 working for President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election campaign.

Look at #QanonPosts below.

MB = #MuslimBrotherhood.

Something's swirling.

#MAGA #Weird #QAnon
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