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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39040

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Why do some here seem to want the UK to suffer and/or be harmed? Posters seem to gloat at the idea the UK struggle, in my opinion. The reality is that the UK will be fine. Just like the EU. Different but not much so. I wish the UK much success in the coming years. And no less so the EU. Tugg Mostly...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39040

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

So much for helping another EU member in a national crisis. It stinks ! OA260; Do you actually think that a EU with a UK dominated by Brexiteers policy would have been able to define a emergency budget making Italy avoiding a 1992 or 2008 style crisis. Italy in current condition could not take more...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39040

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

So much for helping another EU member in a national crisis. It stinks ! OA260; Do you actually think that a EU with a UK dominated by Brexiteers policy would have been able to define a emergency budget making Italy avoiding a 1992 or 2008 style crisis. Italy in current condition could not take more...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39040

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I actually think that the Covid crisis handling and EU is a very interesting case; UK Brexiteers and also as shown here at A.Net the national vs national handling of crisis handling use this as an example why EU do not work. If the people had been more educated in the limits of EU and what powers th...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39040

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Best of luck to the UK. As a british educated italian I think they made a good choice,time will tell! I see so much acrimony from eurodreamers on this forum,they seem like the teenager after a bad date. Let us europeans just go back to watching the wonderful politics in Brussels and respect our nei...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other country's anthems
Replies: 64
Views: 43567

Re: Other country's anthems

Hmmm, would be difficult for me to rank and also depends on the particular performance and/or arrangement. I do really like the Star Spangled Banner when done well (Whitney Houston's performance was tops), but also really like: - La Marseillaise (France) - O Canada - Marcia Real (Spain) - Kong Kris...

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by 94717
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Could the solution for Scotland become something similar to NI or Gibraltar?

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by 94717
Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

The “initial implementention” is to last maximum 6 months, using Schengen comprehensive policies for these situations (gbt. Dixit). The whole current fence will be gone during that period. After that, full passpoport/visa checks for uk visitors during at least 4 years of Frontex control (reporting ...

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by 94717
Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Gibraltar citizens will in practice become EU / Schengen Citizen. Will they get EHIC cards as well?

So now I see a future where a UK citizen can become resident in Gibraltar and get Schengen citizen and freedom of movement inside EU.

Prices of Gibraltar properties increased today?

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by 94717
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Britain and Spain have reached an initial agreement over Gibraltar's post-Brexit status, Spain's foreign minister has said. Under the deal the territory will remain part of European Union agreements such as the Schengen free movement area, Arancha Gonzalez Laya told reporters. http://news.sky.com/s...

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by 94717
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

noviorbis77 wrote:
Found this on Twitter. Is it correct?

Referendum results ignored by EU:
Denmark 1992
Ireland 2001
Netherlands 2005
France 2005
Ireland 2008
Iceland 2010, 2011
Greece 2015

Referendums delivered:
UK 2016.


Sweden voted no to Euro and is still not part...

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by 94717
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Gibraltar seems to head for No Deal.

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by 94717
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Tend to feel that Parliament being required to scrutinise and debate a 1,200 page agreement at this pace is worrying. What is Boris hiding in the small print?. Well they have had years to debate and scrutinise it and the final deal is not that hard to understand even for those with half a brain. Th...

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by 94717
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

UK right now joins Swiss deal that cancel one deal -> cancel all. Ask the Swiss how much Democratic influence this has given them. Norway has now the work to replace oil part of its export or face trade deficits. Shall this be done by increase barriers? https://d3fy651gv2fhd3.cloudfront.net/charts/n...

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by 94717
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

No big surprise, but trouble is starting to brew in Norway about the Brexit deal: https://www.thelocal.no/20201229/norways-centre-party-the-british-have-a-better-deal-than-the-eea Norway's Centre Party has called the UK's trade deal with the European Union "a better agreement" than the on...

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by 94717
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_s ... y_GDP_(PPP)_per_capita

A big part of Brexit inmy eyes is the fact that UK working class do not get it better.
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For something UK has lower income per capita compared to the countries in Europe even ROI:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_s ... y_GDP_(PPP)_per_capita

A big part of Brexit inmy eyes is the fact that UK working class do not get it better.

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by 94717
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Seems despite being told otherwise UK citizen's will keep healthcare . Britons to keep free healthcare access across Europe after Brexit through UK Global Health Insurance Card Millions of Britons will still have access to free healthcare across Europe after the Brexit transition period ends. The 2...

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by 94717
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Even my experience is that the standardization work of EU is a big export success.

Many countries copies EU standards like for example GDPR without changes.

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by 94717
Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Here goes Britain's participation in Erasmus+, so much for those wanting to study in the UK or vice versa. What a shame that EU students now have to face massive tuition fees (something that ought to be abolished in favour of government sponsored "free" education), and British students no...

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by 94717
Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Here goes Britain's participation in Erasmus+, so much for those wanting to study in the UK or vice versa. What a shame that EU students now have to face massive tuition fees (something that ought to be abolished in favour of government sponsored "free" education), and British students no...

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by 94717
Sat Dec 26, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Agreement has been published online here https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/948104/EU-UK_Trade_and_Cooperation_Agreement_24.12.2020.pdf I thought this was going to be published night beforebMPs vote in order to avoid MPs to read it before...

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by 94717
Sat Dec 26, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Agreement has been published online here https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/948104/EU-UK_Trade_and_Cooperation_Agreement_24.12.2020.pdf I thought this was going to be published night beforebMPs vote in order to avoid MPs to read it before...

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by 94717
Sat Dec 26, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Brexiteer express reads more and more of the agreement it seems; Now that the UK will leave the EU next Thursday, two separate markets will be formed. The EU and the UK will be able to trade goods with each other without the addition of tariffs and quotas. However, a separate deal needs to be imple...

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by 94717
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US cyber attacks
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: US cyber attacks

This could be the moment of moving royal navy from wind to steam or from battle ships to carriers, or for smaller navies to guided missiles.

What if future war will mainly be cyber war and all F35s Migs etc is suddenly obsolete?

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by 94717
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Brexiteer express reads more and more of the agreement it seems; Now that the UK will leave the EU next Thursday, two separate markets will be formed. The EU and the UK will be able to trade goods with each other without the addition of tariffs and quotas. However, a separate deal needs to be implem...

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by 94717
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

In some way the UK description of the EU and single market as the common market has catched up up with reality. My understanding of this FTA is that it is close to the common market version 1973 that UK signed up for before Tatcher came with the SM and closer integration. The difference between 1973...

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by 94717
Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

125. The Agreement provides for a significant uplift in quota for UK fishers, equal to 25% of the value the EU catch in UK waters. This is worth £146m for the UK fleet phased in over five years. It ends the dependence of the UK fleet on the unfair ‘relative stability’ mechanism enshrined in the EU’...

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

In my experience from South America the CE standard is accepted in many parts of the world. Will equal brittish standard bring the same weight?


If no CE will soon be defacto standard in UK anyway.

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

I am actually aktive working into a global information Security organisation defining and audits processes and functions for a very big global organisation and privacy laws like GDPR belongs to tris area. I get a feeling that many people into UK government has problem in a short period of time to se...

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You cannot make it up!

Hahahaha
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scbriml wrote:
olle wrote:
Now brexiteer press start to read the agreement:


https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/13766 ... ration-spt


I'm shocked! :liar:


You cannot make it up!

Hahahaha

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Now brexiteer press start to read the agreement: Brexit deal betrayal: EU reserves right to 'suspend deal' if UK drifts away from ECHR THE EU reserves the right to suspend the Brexit deal if the UK drifts away from the European Courts of Human Rights, it has emerged. https://www.express.co.uk/news/u...

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Olle - shhhh! Boris is working to pass the bill now. This seems to be the official policy of EU right now. If I do negotiations and noone on the opposite side complains I consider that as a failure. Brexiteers on this site should analyse why. As I understand MPs will sign this mid week and MEPs 1-2...

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

UK service suppliers no longer benefit from the ‘country-of-origin’ approach or ‘passporting’ concept (e.g. for financial services), which enable automatic access to the entire EU Single Market ‣ No more automatic recognition of professional qualifications: Doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, ...

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Remains to be seen as o what for th actual bill before the House, just some out takes from the summary Reasonable aspects of the agreement 81.The Agreement’s provisions in this area, implementing commitments made in the 2019 Political Declaration, were the subject of considerable controversy during...

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Until when will France requirre negative covid test for drivers enter EU. How will this affect supply chains in UK and exports from UK? After 1 of jan UK now is third country will this have additional impact? How is UK automotive industry doing righg now? Will they be able to produce without stop du...

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Remains to be seen as o what for th actual bill before the House, just some out takes from the summary Reasonable aspects of the agreement 81.The Agreement’s provisions in this area, implementing commitments made in the 2019 Political Declaration, were the subject of considerable controversy during...

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by 94717
Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Regarding dynamic alignment this is replaced with a verification if UK differ to much with a few years between as I understand. I do not see any differense. If UK fail the test the result will be the same. But now it is under a international court and if the international court is too UK influenced ...

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by 94717
Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

This EU overview is also a good summary. https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/eu-uk_trade_and_cooperation_agreement-a_new_relationship_with_big_changes-overview_of_consequences_and_benefits.pdf In this text I see a few things that seems to be undersoot different of the UK government and EU. E...

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by 94717
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

I put my bet on that there is too much invested in the 'conservative EU UK war'
. Within 12 month uk government will request tobrenogiatevthis deal.

This is armistace 1918 not end of wars.

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by 94717
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

As I understand the agreement presented so far is in line with the famous stairway. Even it seems that UK got a worse deal the Canada with no services included and origin content in product must be 60% from UK or EU. My question is how the abcense of services will effect UK exports? Will UK fishing ...

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by 94717
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

MEP seems to get veto over the deal. Will MPs get veto as well
?

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by 94717
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US cyber attacks
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: US cyber attacks

If you shall attack a country today cyber attack is probably preffered. Just imagine if I can stop all trains, or make heavy trucks stop.. Right now Russia Israel, USA and China openly practise it with all EU countries joining and soon terrorists smart enough will join. Special the secrets of US hac...

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by 94717
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US cyber attacks
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: US cyber attacks

Russian subs in Swedish waters was very real; https://blm.kulturhotell.se/files/original/554e2de4cc674c2962cfe083b31f2d5d.jpg Sweden was actually on the limit to start attacking russian navy outside Sweden during this crisis; https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-whiskey-rocks-nearly-started-w...

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by 94717
Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

I suppose that UK has trouble presenting its preparations for no deal live gave some effects? In reality no deal brexit will lead to rationing food in UK within days after New Year’s Eve it seems.

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by 94717
Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

EU parliament has now cancelled the emergency meeting 27-28 of December planned for EU UK FTA.

Whatever agreed now happens in January.

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by 94717
Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

ETIAS is in my view a automatic visa. You apply for it, you get approved or rejected automatically.

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by 94717
Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US cyber attacks
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: US cyber attacks

Russian subs in Swedish waters was very real; https://blm.kulturhotell.se/files/original/554e2de4cc674c2962cfe083b31f2d5d.jpg Sweden was actually on the limit to start attacking russian navy outside Sweden during this crisis; https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-whiskey-rocks-nearly-started-wa...

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by 94717
Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German government concludes that Putin opponent Alexei Navalny was poisoned
Replies: 85
Views: 8406

Re: German government concludes that Putin opponent Alexei Navalny was poisoned

It seems that Russian authorizes is leaking like ever before..

If FSB cannot even protect its own agents operating inside Russia from leaks that must be something very rutten in the state of Russia ;-)

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by 94717
Tue Dec 22, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 23153

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

Seems that Gibraltar will become part of the Schengen area with EU customs officials controlling the border. This means that Gibraltar is moving away from the UK. I wonder if anyone in the UK will care (then again, I doubt that this will be reported in the Express as this goes against any benefit o...

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by 94717
Sun Dec 20, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 185521

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Does the block of any people entering EU from UK plus the no deal scenario after 1 of jan very real means that UK people will not be able to enter EU until the spring? As from Jan 1st, the UK becomes a third country. Currently the EU bans all non-EU citizens from entering, except those from a handf...

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