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by A3801000
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Agreement will be signed tomorrow.
How big are the chances it goes through british parliament? Nil? Zilch? Zero?

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by A3801000
Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American adventurer and Christian missionary killed by Isolated tribe
Replies: 135
Views: 7230

Re: American tourist killed by Isolated tribe

https://twitter.com/RespectableLaw/stat ... 1201989632
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If interested why this tribe seems to be aggressive to outsiders I highly recommend this thread on twitter:

https://twitter.com/RespectableLaw/stat ... 1201989632

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by A3801000
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11
Replies: 76
Views: 5294

Re: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11

I always thought it would be much cheaper and better if the US did few things post 9/11 1) Completely secure the border 2) Comprehensive background checks on immigrants/non-immigrants/visitors in the country 3) A tracking system for visitors, non-immigrants. No one should overstay their visa Would ...

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by A3801000
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 10789

Re: Another big fire in California

63 people confirmed dead (65 including the Woolsey fire)
631 people missing

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by A3801000
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Following UK politics all day and and I am less and less certain if this is reality or a giant Monty Python prank.

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by A3801000
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Can anyone imagine the mess we all would be in for the future if the UK would now decide against any Brexit and remain in the EU? Scary thought. As much as I hate too see the UK and its people leave the EU, it might be beneficial for the rest. If we did decide to stay, then I would hope that the UK...

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by A3801000
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Can anyone imagine the mess we all would be in for the future if the UK would now decide against any Brexit and remain in the EU? Scary thought.

As much as I hate too see the UK and its people leave the EU, it might be beneficial for the rest.

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by A3801000
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Northern Ireland Minister has resigned too, rumours of 48 MPs going against TM during today. DUP already stated they will vote against the agreement, Pound sterling on its way down,

Incredible how smooth its going.

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by A3801000
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAGA "Build The Wall" Playset - Just in time for Christmas
Replies: 15
Views: 2234

Re: MAGA "Build The Wall" Playset - Just in time for Christmas

Darn, I was early with my christmas shopping and got already the perfect gift for my young one

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by A3801000
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Security guard with a gun shot by police
Replies: 39
Views: 2542

Re: Good guy with a gun shot be police!

Next step in the US will be people routinely wearing bulletproof vests... Land of the free. Where you send the kids to school with one of these lovely 'BulletBlocker NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Junior Pack' or a 'BulletBlocker NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Survival Pack & Safety Kit'. Good to have your kids we...

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by A3801000
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Astana incident caused by inverted aileron control
Replies: 149
Views: 6634

Re: Air Astana EMB 190 Squawking 7700 currently on an erratic flight over Lisbon asking permission to ditch in ocean

UPDATE on flight #KC1388 has SAFELY landed on runaway 19R of Beja airbase, after losing several system and attempted to land. Scorched by 2 F16 jets.


From several twitter sources. Not verified.

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by A3801000
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 7157

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Guns are not the issue here people. People are the issue. Nothing you can do about gun violence, except having more good guys with guns than bad guys with guns. Perhaps night clubs that have over a certain capacity should have armed guards. You mean like in any other developed country? This was mas...

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by A3801000
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220, (CSeries), Too Noisy for Zurich
Replies: 88
Views: 19537

Re: A220, (CSeries), Too Noisy for Zurich

This isn't about any noise, this guy has a political agenda, just google his name.

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by A3801000
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9602

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

That caravan is composed almost entirely of very dangerous people. Murderers, rapist, drug dealers, gang members all wanting to do harm to the American people and undermine our democracy. How can anyone put a price tag on this? Thats why I said the use of deadly force should be used to stop these p...

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by A3801000
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9602

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

'U.S. military declined draft request from Trump administration to build migrant detention facilities as part of Mexico border mission - U.S. officials' https://twitter.com/ReutersPolitics/status/1059486393699831815 Looks like the US Military is not interested building concentration camps for mother...

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by A3801000
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 617910

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

https://twitter.com/SkyNewsBreak/status ... 0734306305
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From Sky News Twitter account, just now:

'Investigators say the "black box" flight recorder recovered after a plane crash in Indonesia shows four of the Lion Air jet's flights had experienced problems with the airspeed indicator'

https://twitter.com/SkyNewsBreak/status ... 0734306305

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by A3801000
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another
Replies: 90
Views: 11780

Re: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another

You can do a road trip Germany - Austria - Germany, From Petting to Fucking to finally end up in Wedding, takes about 7:15 hours: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Petting/Fucking,+Austria/Wedding,+Berlin/@50.2133505,10.3087444,7z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m20!4m19!1m5!1m1!1s0x47767df707a81f7d:0x41d25a40937aba0!...

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by A3801000
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump seeks to end birthright citizenship
Replies: 140
Views: 7260

Re: Trump seeks to end birthright citizenship

Trump is doing the right thing here. Some one could be born here, have their citizenship. Go back to god knows where, and become a dangerous terrorist and come back and be a threat to our country legally. This is a matter of national security and Trump once again has the courage to stand up to the ...

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by A3801000
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump seeks to end birthright citizenship
Replies: 140
Views: 7260

Re: Trump seeks to end birthright citizenship

I'm not from the states and have only just caught on to this debate but can anyone elaborate on how ending birthright citizenship would be "racist" as some people are claiming? Virtually every country outside the America's has either abolished or has never recognized BC, including my coun...

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by A3801000
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9602

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

The number is updated. He plans to now send 15,000 troops to the boarder to stop these people from entering illegally. In an interview with President Trump just now on Fox News he stated there are already 25,000,000 illegal people in the USA. or 100.000.000 or 1.000.000.000? This must stop as it is...

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by A3801000
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What does you name mean, and why was it chosen?
Replies: 21
Views: 2464

Re: What does you name mean, and why was it chosen?

Anna
Anne Frank

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by A3801000
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9602

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

afcjets wrote:
mdsh00 wrote:
Nothing more than a political stunt. He's trying to distract from the bad press over the weekend. Most likely this caravan will be two pickup trucks by December.


The caravan itself was a political stunt.


Do you have very small hands and something that looks like a very small mushroom?

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by A3801000
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9602

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

A dwindling group of refugees and migrants a thousand miles away is not a crisis. There are laws to deal with it. Hyping this threat has nothing to do with national security. It’s only the worst kind of political stunt. The migrants are 2 months away if they make it at all. Tomorrow is one week befo...

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today
Replies: 213
Views: 27066

Re: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today

The Dow went up about 50 % in the first two years of Obama.
The Dow went up about 25 % in the first two years of Trump.

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today
Replies: 213
Views: 27066

Re: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today

The Dow is now 312 points lower than the day that Trump signed the tax bill into law.

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax reform win.
Replies: 611
Views: 49792

Re: Tax reform win.

The Dow is now 312 points lower than the day that Trump signed the tax bill into law.

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

https://www.docdroid.net/m3YvOS5/brexit ... evised.pdf
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Olddog wrote:
It is not so much they were wrong but some brits just don't understand how the EU works.


I usually suggest to start with this:

https://www.docdroid.net/m3YvOS5/brexit ... evised.pdf

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Just going through a old thread from before the vote: Quoting vc10 (Reply 226):So i hope the above figures show that whilst Germany has the most to lose should the UK be locked out of the EU so have many other EU countries. Which is why if the vote for leave is successful, Trade deals could be set u...

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 617910

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

The “harder evidence” is the previous flight’s issues. If that’s not enough to dissuade is from speculating about pilot suicide (the same pilots who likely tried valiantly to save 189 lives), then maybe I’m in the wrong place. You probably are in the wrong place for several reasons: - I never menti...

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

Very interesting summary: 'Putin Repeats Old False Claim that Crimea ‘is Ours’' - Putin’s claims that Crimea was not “snatched,” and that Russia does doesn’t need to take territory from anyone have repeatedly been proven false. - Russian takeover of Crimea in February 2014 began when Russian special...

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 617910

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

AirbusA322 wrote:
... or they have mistakenly full powered into the drink.


Only mistakenly? Or intentionally too? Could the flight data we've seen show some kind of in-cockpit-struggle followed by a intentional dive?

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

Pyrex wrote:
How much compensation is NATO and the EU willing to pay Serbia for lopping off Kosovo? Yeah, I thought so.


What's that nonsense? Why should anyone pay any compensation and especially to Serbia for the independancy of the Kosovo?

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

And more bad news for Russia caused by sanctions and lack of technology: "Russia is set to suffer the biggest revenue losses from rules mandating cleaner marine fuels from 2020, because the world’s top exporter of the sulfurous residual oil that powers ships doesn’t look prepared for the change...

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by A3801000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

https://www.ft.com/content/e1cd9afe-dad ... ae5495d92b
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UK has ‘rolled over’ only 14 out of 236 EU international treaties

"The 236 treaties also cover important agreements well beyond trade — relating to airlines’ take-off and landing rights at overseas airports..."


Source: https://www.ft.com/content/e1cd9afe-dad ... ae5495d92b

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by A3801000
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded
Replies: 55
Views: 5938

Re: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded

This was mass shooting #294 in the USA in 2018


How many have there been in Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Japan, Australia etc. ?

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by A3801000
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

'International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said his plan to quickly normalize the U.K.’s World Trade Organization commitments had failed, forcing the government to enter into what will likely be lengthy negotiations with other members on basic terms of trade after Brexit.' https://www.bloomberg.com/new...

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by A3801000
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Patrolling The Streets of Portland, Mayor Apparently Doesn't Care
Replies: 140
Views: 7195

Re: Antifa Patrolling The Streets of Portland, Mayor Apparently Doesn't Care

Even the thought to try and compare left and right crimes is stupid or do people all have big cases of amnesia, let's have a look: The left: - Floyd Corkin’s shooting of a guard at the Family Research Council in 2012 - James Hodgkinson’s shooting at congressmen and staff in 2017 The right: - 7/27/08...

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by A3801000
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 97723

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Ministry of Silly Walking?

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by A3801000
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/get ... XML+V0//EN

Very strong words used.
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The European Parliament has just passed a resolution calling for potentially more sanctions on Russia:

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/get ... XML+V0//EN

Very strong words used.

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by A3801000
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pipe Bombs sent to the White House, Clintons, Obama, Time Warner Center intercepted
Replies: 86
Views: 4487

Re: Pipe Bombs sent to the White House, Clintons, Obama, Time Warner Center intercepted

https://twitter.com/drvox/status/1055291865614798848
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I can only recommend to everyone interested to read this twitter thread: https://twitter.com/drvox/status/1055291865614798848

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by A3801000
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov awarded the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize. Sentsov is a political prisoner in a russian penal colony north of the Arctic Circle for his protests against the illegal annexation of Crimea. https://themoscowtimes.com/news/european-parliament-awards-sakh...

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by A3801000
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

And whose problem is it? Trump now is running all over the world looking for who's at fault for oil in $75 range. And this "oil havoc" today very well may result in lower production later, as demand increases. And given that oil is barely elastic (e.g. even small issues with supplies or s...

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by A3801000
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

This is a urban legend: Russia still trades 70,7% in Dollar, with BRICS countries it is 86,8% and with China 88,4%. Russia would be hit very hard with a cut off from SWIFT. Nobody wants its Rubles. Even countries like Kaszhakstan or Armenia only trade 63,7% and 48,8% in Rubles with Russia Do you re...

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by A3801000
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

The problem with that is that once those oil fields will start getting explored, and power plants will get finished, this will happen using Russian technology. That will later go out and start competing with your Siemens on world markets. So not only you will have lost a profitable market, you will...

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by A3801000
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

WIederling wrote:
... Some forces are ever pressing for BREXIT
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Yes, Putin and his Trolls from the Internet Research Agency for example

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by A3801000
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

Bollocks the Spanish, Germans, French and Italians also want to see sanctions dropped. Sanctions don’t work, they never have and never will. The only people in Germany who want the sanctions lifted are the supporters of the right (AfD) and the far right (NPD) parties, not unthinkable that Putin kin...

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by A3801000
Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

There are only a few, rather minor European countries in favor of lifting sanctions, Poland, Hungary, Austria etc. And even they don't say that out too loud, especially after Salisbury and The Netherlands hacking attempt. There isn't all that much public support for RF sanctions in Germany and even...

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by A3801000
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

WIederling wrote:

RF saved the Crim peninsula.
Otherwise it would have gone to pot like the rest of Ukraine :-)


Is this why pensioners in Crimea protested Medvedev and asked for more money just to be told 'We don't have no money, but hang in there' ?

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by A3801000
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?
Replies: 86
Views: 5085

Re: Russian compensation for Crimea - How much?

If history teaches us anything we can't let Putin get away with this. He is in a ok position because of Russias oil and gas but the only correct action is to increase sanctions like cutting off Russia from SWIFT. Putin needs to be shown his place and his limits. He knows he can't really play hardba...

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