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offsite link Ukraine Buys Huge Amounts of Russian Fue... Fri Jan 20, 2023 08:34 | Antonia Kotseva

offsite link Turkey Has Sent Ukraine Cluster Munition... Thu Jan 12, 2023 00:26 | Jack Detsch

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A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link The Saker blog is now frozen Tue Feb 28, 2023 23:55 | The Saker
Dear friends As I have previously announced, we are now “freezing” the blog.  We are also making archives of the blog available for free download in various formats (see below). 

offsite link What do you make of the Russia and China Partnership? Tue Feb 28, 2023 16:26 | The Saker
by Mr. Allen for the Saker blog Over the last few years, we hear leaders from both Russia and China pronouncing that they have formed a relationship where there are

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2023/02/27 ? Open Thread Mon Feb 27, 2023 19:00 | cafe-uploader
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offsite link The stage is set for Hybrid World War III Mon Feb 27, 2023 15:50 | The Saker
Pepe Escobar for the Saker blog A powerful feeling rhythms your skin and drums up your soul as you?re immersed in a long walk under persistent snow flurries, pinpointed by

offsite link A few minor things Sun Feb 26, 2023 16:50 | The Saker
Dear friends Quick reminder: we are about to freeze the blog and announce how/where to download the archive from.  I expect the details posted here on Tuesday. I want J.B.

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offsite link News Round-Up Thu Mar 23, 2023 01:01 | Will Jones
A summary of the most interesting stories in the past 24 hours that challenge the prevailing orthodoxy about the virus and the vaccines, the ?climate emergency? and the supposed moral defects of Western civilisation.
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offsite link ?Next Time a Prime Minister Intends to Abridge the Liberty of Millions, They May Remember the Scenes... Wed Mar 22, 2023 16:43 | Will Jones
Commenting on the Boris Johnson trial, Spectator editor Fraser Nelson comments that "it?s not just right but important that politicians end up ensnared in the traps they set for others".
The post “Next Time a Prime Minister Intends to Abridge the Liberty of Millions, They May Remember the Scenes of the Boris Trial and Pause” appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link FSU Podcast: The Problems with Police Training, eBooks Being Censored After You?ve Bought Them and O... Wed Mar 22, 2023 15:11 | Will Jones
In this week?s episode of the Free Speech Union podcast 'That's Debatable!', Ben Jones and Tom Harris explore hot topics including the problems with police training and eBooks being censored after you've bought them.
The post FSU Podcast: The Problems with Police Training, eBooks Being Censored After You’ve Bought Them and Oxfam’s 92-page ‘Inclusive Language’ Guide appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link When Will They Ever Learn? Wed Mar 22, 2023 13:00 | Thorsteinn Siglaugsson
As a survey shows 93% of Icelanders still believe all the restrictions of the last three years were justified, Thorsteinn Siglaugsson wonders what it will take for us to avoid repeating the same mistakes over again.
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offsite link The Gary Lineker ?Crisis? is a Distraction From the Real Problem with the BBC Wed Mar 22, 2023 11:00 | Dr David McGrogan
What Gary Lineker should or should not be allowed to say matters not a jot when set against the real scandal: that our national broadcaster could not care less about fairly representing both sides to contentious debates.
The post The Gary Lineker ‘Crisis’ is a Distraction From the Real Problem with the BBC appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

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offsite link Yeltsin's double game source of conflict over NATO expansion Tue Mar 21, 2023 11:57 | en

offsite link U.S. Escalation to the East, by Manlio Dinucci Tue Mar 21, 2023 03:34 | en

offsite link North Koreans join the armed forces Sun Mar 19, 2023 05:04 | en

offsite link Serious incident between Russia/United States in Black Sea Wed Mar 15, 2023 16:04 | en

offsite link EU Empties the Arsenals ... to Fill the Arsenals, by Manlio Dinucci Wed Mar 15, 2023 04:09 | en

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European Parliament vice-president arrested on corruption charges

category international | crime and justice | other press author Tuesday December 20, 2022 23:15author by 1 of Indy Report this post to the editors

The Belgian police has conducted a sweeping operation to probe into allegations of corruption in the European Parliament implicating Qatar. On Friday, 7 December, 16 police searches were carried out in Brussels and Italy
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Greek Socialist MEP and European Parliament vice-president Eva Kaili (photo) was arrested in flagrant offence for corruption and money laundering, Her father was caught red-handed with bags of cash. The overall amount seized adds up to 600,000 euros. Her partner and former Italian MEP Antonio Panzeri, plus her parliamentary assistant, Belgian national Marie Arena, were also placed in police custody.

The Socialists and Democrats group in the European Parliament immediately announced they had suspended their membership.

Mr. Panzeri is the former chairman of the European Parliament’s Sub-Committee on Human Rights. He chairs the Belgian association Fight Impunity and is a member of the Elie Wiesel Network of parliamentarians for the prevention of genocide and mass atrocities and against genocide denial.

This police operation occurred in the midst of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. According to investigators, this emirate has been engaged in a diplomacy of corruption for numerous years. dSeveral computers and cell phones were also seized, which should dredge up further information. The telephone conversations of parliamentary assistants have been monitored for a year, allowing multiple cross-checks.

The European Parliament is scheduled to meet on 12 December in Strasbourg. Its agenda includes visa liberalization for citizens of Kuwait and Qatar, a motion which will be difficult to adopt in the present circumstances.

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