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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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Has India become a corruption-free country already? Or, are the crooks getting smarter? Just one dot from Madhya Bharat in the @guardian expose of “criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians” holding £80 billion worth accounts in the notorious Swiss bank @CreditSuisse.
“We can reveal today how #CreditSuisse repeatedly either opened or maintained bank accounts for a panoramic array of high-risk clients across the world”: How the @guardian showcases its expose of “criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians” over 7 pages.
On 9 Jan 2014, four months before he became PM, @narendramodi promised to bring back money “stolen” from India and deposited in foreign banks: “If we bring that back, each poor Indian will get Rs 15-20 lakh just like that.” @PMOIndia #CreditSuisse

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1 - So, whoa! At the end of the day mr #Devasini and mr Daniele #Sestagalli, the Italian man behind Wonderland ($Time), Popsicle Finance ($ICE), and Abracadabra ($MIM) projects in #Switzerlandmistress are connected. During last drawdown Sestagalli cashed out 30 mln to #Bitfinex
2 - One of the #Wonderland #Sestagalli project managers is a well known name of #QuadrigaCX scandal, @0xSifu aka Michael #Patryn aka Omar #Dhanani, see

3 - there's plenty of "stolen money" in this story Image Image
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The lady who Designed the PARAM VIR CHAKRA, #IndianArmy's highest gallantry award, Savitri Khanolkar, was a Swiss national whose real name was Eve Yvonne Maday de Maros, married to an Indian Army officer, Vikram Ramji Khanolkar 1/n ( please read all) Image
In 1929, she met Vikram Khanolkar, a young Indian Army cadet undergoing training at Sandhurst who had come to Switzerland for a break. She was still a teenager then; however, both fell in love although Vikram was much older than her. She came to India in 1932 and married Vikram
After marriage, she changed her name to Savitri. In spite of her European background, she quickly adapted to Indian culture and traditions. She became a vegetarian, learnt to speak fluent Marathi, Hindi and Sanskrit. And also learnt Indian music, dance and painting.
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#FreeIran2021 world Summit -𝗗𝗮𝘆 𝟮
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Mrs. @Maryam_Rajavi said, “It is clear how regime continued to advance towards developing an atomic bomb at every step by deceiving world & receiving concessions...Any agreement he signs to reduce these activities, & any promise he makes, are pure lies.”

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Baroness Betty Boothroyd at #FreeIran2021 summit - day2

"After Raisi emerged as president in Iran the UK, EU & USA must unite behind NCRI its president-elect Mrs. Maryam Rajavi & people of Iran because they are our best allies to secure a free Iran."
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On @euronews today commenting on major crisis in #EU - #Swiss relations.

Interview by great @Brusselsness

👇 🧵on why this breakdown & what next, in 8 points
1/ This is obviously sovereignty vs economy all over again.
 
Swiss focus on freedom of movement, “benefit tourism”, pressure on wages & “foreign judges”
 
I think🇨🇭have bad case- EU has been accommodating & numbers don’t add up to problems they pretend. But again, it’s politics.
2/ For 🇪🇺, final sign🇨🇭gov not ready for fair single market settlement w/ EU.
 
Benefits more than anyone, gives little in return. Single market adds €2900 to every Swiss/year, costs €14
 
Biggest problem lack uniform application of rules (incl. state aid) for single market LPF
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@adfichter 1/9 How world's most advanced #eID system works in #Estonia and how it compares to proposed #Swiss #eID? raconteur.net/global-busines… forbes.com/sites/peterhig…
@adfichter 2/9 Everyone in Estonia has national #eID smart card issued by the government(police officer) with authentication and #qualified #digitalSignature certificates signed by private company #eIDAS trust service provider sk.ee en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estonian_…
@adfichter 3/9 #eID card can be used by the e-service for user identification and #qualified #digitalSignature without any middleman directly from the browser. Only the service you are interacting sees your data.
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The Youth IGF Movement has formed an alliance with ICANN Next-Gen and the #Swiss government to launch a series of focused youth debates on the most burning digital issues. @dw_akademie @dwnews
1/4 The first series of battles will take place in 10 regions in five different languages, and will be based on the eight focus points of the UN Secretary-General Roadmap for Digital Cooperation. @UNSGdigicoop
2/4 @ICANN is excited about this collaboration with the #YouthIGF through its NextGen@ICANN Program- said Deborah Escalera. Engaging young people from all of ICANN’s global regions and the broader Internet ecosystem is a key priority and an important step.
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This is a plot of the daily reported #COVID19 (c)ases (light blue), (h)ospitalizations (light orange), and (f)atalities (light red) in #Switzerland. In addition, I plotted the cumulative numbers added up over 14 days for (c) and (f) and over 22 days for (h), corresp. dark colors.
What do we learn from the data? The second #COVID19 wave in #Switzerland has reached levels in all indicators (c,h,f) (somewhat) larger than the first wave. The peak daily reported (c)ases are a factor 8.5 times higher than in the first wave.
The peak reported (f)atalities and (h)ospitalizations per day are 1.5 and 1.25 times higher than in the first wave. Both likely have not reached their maximum yet. Also (h) data comes in with a delay of up to 7 days from the current date, while for (c) and (f) it is ~3 days.
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This itvu (in German) with #Finma boss Mark Branson is an ideal complement to the media blitz by Daniel Thelesklaf recently:

Branson talks about suspicious activity reports in #Switzerland (#MoneyLaundering) surging to about 8,000 per year, from 1,000.

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That's still low internationally (and remember Switzerland remains world's largest offshore haven), but Branson is arguing that notifications are high quality.

Whatever the quality, officials still can't keep up. We know this from the guy who oversaw it:

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Branson also says that #1MDB is one of the most brazen and biggest graft cases the world has ever seen.

1MDB had art, jewelry, luxury property, Hollywood blockbuster, etc. but #PDVSA is not only much larger in scale, it also has far more tragic real-world impact on Venezuelans.
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Really interesting for us media types who have been watching to see what real-world impact, if any, this report on #SNB and #diversity will have.

One marker is, who picks it up? Today, more than a week after the piece ran, Bloomberg did. Sort of.

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On the same day as the report, 12 parliamentarians asked the #Swiss government to answer a few questions about the #SNB's culture, fair hiring, and promoting practices.

It's available here: parlament.ch/de/ratsbetrieb…
(Bloomberg somewhat misleadingly says the motion – it's not a motion, it's what called an interpellation in parliament-speak – was tabled, which in large parts of the world = suspended. It was not suspended. The government has yet to respond but is obligated to do so eventually.)
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[Secret deal: China's security cops can investigate in #Switzerland]

1. @NZZaS: #China & #Swiss signed a secret deal in 2015 allowing #Beijing's security officers to investigate Chinese nationals WITHIN #Switzerland for 2 weeks, even w/o official status.
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2. Five years after the secret deal was signed, no Swiss MP had ever heard of the deal. In contrast to similar agreements between #Switzerland and other countries, the one with #China is harsher as #Chinese cops can come and investigate without prior discussion with Swiss govt.
3. Even though the treaty claims only covering smugglers and illegal immigrants, it is doubtful whether this extraterritorial enforcement power can be abused under the newly enacted #nationalsecuritylaw that covers foreigners.
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+193 cases of #Covid_19 today in #Switzerland, at a high test positivity rate. This is terrible.

#Finland has rightfully closed their borders to us, more will follow if this continues.

Solutions to lower the case number, avoid a second wave and at some point reach #CoronaZero:
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1) Generally, we need to be #proactive and #creative in our thinking and use our massive scientific and financial resources fully in a targeted and smart manner.
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There is no typical Swiss compromise with this virus, this is a fight for our health and economic prosperity like we have not seen since World War II. We need to be humble and learn from the countries that are doing better than us.
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1/3This is outrageous, to say the least. Why are #Swiss ppl silence and carefree of such shameful act.
#Iran: The Decision to Close Dr. Kazem Rajavi’s Assassination Case Justifies #CrimeAgainstHumanity - #NCRI ncr-iran.org/en/news/terror…
#EndImpunity #IRGCTerrorWithoutBorders
2/3The decision will let off the hook 14criminals &set a dangerous precedent for the #Iranian regime, which has always considered assassinations as one of the main implements of its foreign policy. @USAdarFarsi @swiss_un
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#Terrorism and #CrimesAgainstHumanity perpetrated relentlessly by the religious fascism ruling #Iran cannot be subject to the statute of limitations.
The #Iranian community strongly condemns the decision by the #Swiss Gov. &urges #HumanRights Orgs to condemn this.
@AmnestyIran Prof. Kazem Rajavi, the 1st...
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This is a really smart piece of journalism about #Switzerland and #coronavirus - a must-read for anyone hoping to understand the delicate machinery in Bern that keeps Switzerland humming.
There are a lot of gems in here including about @UBS_CEO Sergio Ermotti as well as @CreditSuisse.
However, the big reveal here is that #Swiss #coronavirus point person Daniel Koch (the gangly bald guy featured in my #thuglife tweets several times) appears to have badly misjudged the situation as late as March.
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Tamil healthcare workers on the COVID-19 frontline

With healthcare workers across the globe working to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, we look at some of the Tamils on the frontlines of the battle to save lives.

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#tamil #coronavirus #COVID19 Image
“From a personal experience, the last couple of weeks have been challenging and tiring... Seeing our colleagues having to self isolate one by one only adds to the pressure.”

Ashmi Ganeshamoorthy, Doctor, London #NHS
"We will get through this together and be back to our daily routines soon. But until then we all have a duty to be nice and help each other. Support yourself, your family, friends, neighbours and work colleagues."

Arun Kirupakaran, Doctor, London #NHS Image
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#Swiss government prohibits gatherings of more than five people and decides on 32 bln Sfr in aid measures for business; #Zurich is closing the lakeshore, according to @NZZ (which infuriatingly has its real-time coverage of this behind paywall). #coronavirus #Switzerland
This is NOT a lockdown or even a curfew, but the government is stepping up its rhetoric, saying people should "urgently" stay at home. #coronavirus #Switzerland
.@alain_berset says #Swiss government prefers not to impose a full lockdown, appeals to population to be sensible.

"Our own behavior and not a lockdown is what is going to protect us, he says. "A lot depends on our behavior."

#coronavirus #Switzerland
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Iran : Photos qui documentent un contrôle routier dans la province de Mazandaran, qui a pris des mesures pour contrôler la propagation du Coronavirus COVID-19.
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Chine : Le 1er rapport d'autopsie de victimes de COVID-19 a révélé des lésions de la maladie concentrées sur les poumons, aucune preuve suffisante pour montrer que d'autres organes étaient affectés

- La Nouvelle-Zélande déclare son 1er cas confirmé de coronavirus.
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#Chine Mise à jour #Coronavirus #COVID19 :
- 83 369 cas confirmés au monde (78 927 Chine + 4 442 étrangers dont #Taiwan)
- 2 858 morts
- 8 052 sérieux/critiques
- 36 497 guéris
- 2 308 suspects
- 53 pays touchés
- 3,43 % décès
#Wuhan #2019_nCov #Pneumonia #WuhanOutbreak #China ImageImageImage
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Il y a eu des modifications (à la baisse) dans les chiffres, je vais republier une mise à jour...
#Chine Mise à jour #Coronavirus #COVID19 :
- 64 273 cas confirmés au monde (63 749 Chine + 524 l'étranger dont #Taiwan)
- 1 489 morts
- 10 608 sérieux/critiques
- 6 884 guéris
- 13 435 suspects
- 26 pays touchés
- 2,32 % décès
#Wuhan #2019_nCov #Pneumonia #WuhanOutbreak #China
Afin d'éviter toute confusion, j'ai supprimé un précédent tweet de statistiques qui prenait en compte des données qui ont été révisées à la baisse en raison de l'ajustement des méthodes de comptage des cas confirmés de #Coronavirus #COVID19
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#BREAKING: Oman’s ruler Sultan Qaboos has called on the US and Iran to resolve their issues diplomatically and asked the international community to intensify efforts for peace in the region arab.news/pyz8x
#BREAKING: #UK Foreign Minister Raab says war in #MiddleEast is in no one’s interests arab.news/pyz8x
#BREAKING: #UK Foreign Secretary @DominicRaab says route is open to #Iran to engage in meaningful diplomacy arab.news/pyz8x
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Breaking: Both @AlMayadeenNews & #Iraqi TV confirm the assassination of #IRGC #Quds Force commander, #Qasem_Soleimani & commander of #Iraq's #PMU (Hashd al-Shaabi), #Abu_Mahdi_al_Muhandis .
#Iraq #العراق
.2/ The consequences of assassinating #Soleimani & #Muhandis will be catastrophic for #Iraq, the region, as well #US & #Israeli interests in #Mideast.
#Iraq #العراق
.3/ The decision to assassinate both these commanders, is a clear #American message to escalate in Iraq & to draw #Iran into a military conflict.
#Iraq
#العراق
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#Germany #Russia #USA #Denmark #Bornholm

The #sanctions against the #BalticSea pipeline decided by the #US #Senate meet with resistance in #Moscow, criticism also came from #German Chancellor #Merkel. The #Kremlin still expects #NordStream2 to be completed.
Meanwhile, #Russia accuses the #UnitedStates of violating the law with pipeline sanctions.The punitive measures #violate international law and are an example of unfair competition, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskow. "Such actions do not please Moscow or the #European capitals;
they do not like #Berlin or #Paris," said Peskow. He accused the #US of violating #international law and "expanding its artificial dominance to the #European market". Chancellor Angela #Merkel has also criticized the #US Congress's sanction resolution.
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