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US strengthened sanctions against Venezuela

The sanctions list includes three individuals and 16 companies The United States included three individuals and 16 companies in the sanctions list for Venezuela for involvement in corruption schemes in the distribution of food. This is stated in a document published on Tuesday by the United States Treasury Department for Foreign Assets Control. “The Office imposes sanctions on three individuals and 16 companies for liaison (with Colombian citizen) Alex Nain Saab Moran and his business partner Alvaro Enrique Pulido Vargas, who helped former President Nicolas Maduro (the US no longer considers him a legitimate head of state) and its criminal

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Permanent Record by Edward Snowden #1 best-selling book in the world

The lawsuit filed by the US Department of Justice claims that the former CIA and NSA officer violated the non-disclosure agreements he signed while working in the US intelligence agencies. Former CIA and National Security Agency (NSA) employee Edward Snowden said that just a few hours after the US authorities sued him for publishing Permanent Record memoirs (“A Personal File”) that allegedly violate non-disclosure agreements, signed by him while working in the United States intelligence agencies, his book has become the best-selling book in the world. Hours after the United States government filed a lawsuit seeking to punish the publication

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U.S. will test Advanced Missile Defense Interceptor to destroy ICBMs in 2020

The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency successfully tested the upgraded SM-3 Block IIA in December 2018. The United States will test the upgraded SM-3 Block IIA missile defense system, which will use an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) as its target. This was announced on Tuesday by US Under Secretary of Defense for Political Affairs John Rood, speaking at an event in Washington on missile defense. “We are planning to test the SM-3 Block IIA capability against ICBM-class target next year,” he said. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), which is part of the Pentagon, successfully tested the upgraded SM-3 Block IIA in

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Yemen drone strikes causing massive fires at Saudi oil facilities affect world oil prices

A group of Yemeni drones carried out a drone airstrike at two oil facilities of the state-owned Saudi oil giant Aramco, causing massive fires. A spokesperson for the Saudi Ministry of the Interior said in a statement that two targets were attacked: Aramco’s powerful oil and gas facility in Abkaik and Khurais’s oil reservoir. The source of the attacks was deliberately hidden in the Saudi statement, but later the Yemeni Huti movement claimed responsibility for the attacks, which was announced on Al Masirah TV channel. The official representative of the Yemeni movement, General Yahya Sare, said that 10 drones participated

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“Niksen” Dutch philosophy of happiness that teaches you to loaf away your time with health benefits

People these days are afraid to do nothing. If you are not in a hurry to go somewhere or do something, you get the feeling that you are ineffective and useless. Doing nothing is condemned in our society. That’s why the Dutch came up with Nixen philosophy – a way to become happier and not burn out in a busy schedule of life. We decided to figure out what Nixen is and how to practice it. What is Nixen? The word “niksen” derives from the Dutch language meaning “to do nothing”. This is a way to deal with a busy

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The Russian elite has stopped to hide the truth about the crisis in Russia

The rules are unable and the ruled ones are unwilling Recently, reports from official and semi-official authorities give an unsightly socio-economic picture of today’s Russia – not in the way as it was before. According to our information, this is due to the fact that the total systemic crisis in the country is becoming too obvious for the elite and it hopes to solve this problem successfully during the elections in 2024. Not a long time ago, all official statistics emanated unbridled optimism. The standard of living in Russia has been steadily growing, the people rejoiced at the latest achievements

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Google and Facebook interfere in Russian elections 2019

Senator Oleg Morozov believes that the interference of Google and Facebook in the Russian elections is directly related to their American origin. “Google and Facebook are American companies that work closely with the American establishment. They are trying to influence the Russian elections by imposing their candidates on people” – said the member of the Federation Council, Senator Oleg Morozov. Google responded to Roskomnadzor’s accusations of violating the day of silence, saying that it “supports responsible political advertising” that complies with local laws. However, in response to the fact that advertising on the day of silence violates the law, Google

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The biggest self-charging truck in the world

A few years ago, when it came to electric cars, it was definitely implied either something luxurious, or, on the contrary, something small-sized for city driving. Electric cars are not yet ready to take over the whole world, but even today there are a variety of cars of this type. For example, most recently, Swiss designers “boasted” of a new large electric dump truck. The Swiss company Kuhn Schweitz presented its first electric truck, which, according to the engineers, does not need neither fuel nor charging. Today, the Swiss novelty is the largest electric truck in the world. The mass

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Why do the Qatari authorities paint the asphalt blue?

There are many strange things in the world, a large part of which is done by the authorities. In some cases, it goes beyond any reasonable boundaries, while in others they turn out to be really useful. For example, in Qatar, asphalt is painted in blue. It’s time to find out why this is done and whether it really makes sense to spend the paint on such things. The decision to paint the asphalt in blue is an experiment, the results of which can be useful for all the major cities of the world, which in the summertime languish from

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Lukashenko demanded compensation for Chernobyl disaster and threatened to take away the oil pipeline

Lukashenko demanded that Russia compensate for the damage caused by the Chernobyl accident by lowering oil and gas prices. Otherwise, he threatens to “take away” two strands of the Friendship pipeline, through which oil from Russia is delivered to Eastern Europe and Germany. According to Lukashenko, Belarus more than other republics of the former USSR suffered from the Chernobyl disaster. “Did we build this station? No. Did we blow it up? No. And who suffered the most? We are. At the time the central government represented by Mikhail Gorbachev took responsibility for Belarus. The USSR fell apart. Who is the

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Top 5 Best Countries for Fishing

Fishing is not just a pleasant pastime away from the daily rush. This is a sport, this is excitement. Do you want to experience new sensations? Go fishing in uncharted places! Finland Neat landscapes and clean rivers. A lot of attention is paid to nature care. If you want to get an aesthetic pleasure and boast to your friends an excellent catch, you got to go here. The most beautiful reservoirs of the country startle with a variety of fauna. Lakes, rivers, and bays are almost full of well-known and little-known fish species. In Finland, you can fish in almost

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US are actively preparing for a nuclear war with Russia

Are the United States ready to use nuclear weapons against Russia? The nuclear apocalypse has clearly become closer… Written by Vladimir Kozin Seven factors leading to nuclear war Over the past ten years, the possibilities of unleashing a limited and even global nuclear war have increased dramatically. Many state and public figures, experts are focusing their attention on this problem. The risk of nuclear war has culminated after the end of World War II, director of the Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) Renata Dwan said in May this year. This is a fair judgment. The nuclear apocalypse has clearly become

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Shocking Bucharest, the capital of Romania

There are many poorly dressed people in the streets, broken sidewalks, collapsing houses. Everything resembles Sofia (Bulgaria) which I recently visited. The only thing that differs Bucharest from the capital of Bulgaria is a large number of abandoned houses. Interviewing local English speaking residents I tried to find out why there are so many empty houses in the city center. Their answer was that after the events of 1989, many pre-war owners of the property returned their property rights. They simply do not have enough funds to maintain the structures in good conditions. Right in the front of the main

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Awesome photos literally made in a dump

Looking at photos in glossy magazines or in profiles of popular bloggers, we often think that their gorgeous pictures were taken somewhere in exotic countries or in fashion studios. However, in reality, this may not be so at all. Here you are some amazing photos that will prove that you don’t need a modern studio to make a cool shot. 1. Plant Any casual passerby, looking at this spot, will notice that there is nothing attractive. However, professional photographers differ from ordinary people in that they can see beauty in the most ordinary things. Then the photographer’s gaze caught hold

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Ukrainian judge called the only way for Poroshenko to avoid imprisonment

Former president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko faces a prison term. Several criminal cases have been filed against the ex-president. “Poroshenko faces prolonged imprisonment or emigration,” the chairman of the District Court of Kiev Pavel Vovk says. However, in his opinion, the former head of state can avoid this fate. According to the judge, this can happen only if the new government enters into an agreement with the former president to preserve a certain immunity of Poroshenko. If this does not happen, then the ex-leader of the state will have to ask for political asylum from other countries, otherwise, he will

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