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The Ministry of Defense will form the Main Military-Political Administration (GlavVoenPUR) by December 1 this year. The task of the new structure is to educate patriotism among the personnel. To solve it politically, some of the departmental newspapers will be transfered it.

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The military-political management of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation created in the Ministry of Defense will help repulse Western attempts to discredit Russia and the Russian army, RIA Novosti chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security Viktor Bondarev said.

Take that you capitalist pigs! Armatas work perfectly fine and T-72 is superior to Leclercs, Leopards and Abrams tanks!!111!1

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Central New York man pisses off neighbors by flying Nazi flag on his property. Claims it is to get attention to the fact that he is being hacked.

 

https://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2018/08/community_protests_nazi_flag_along_rt_11_between_tully_and_preble_owner_wont_rem.html

 

"The flag has a bold swastika placed just slightly off-centered on the red, black, and white fabric with an iron cross in the top left corner,'' reads the petition. "It's one of seven variations of the Reichskriegsflagge -- the official name of the war flag used by German armed forces from 1867-1945 -- which was a symbol of Nazi Germany.

 

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I... Just... no Syracuse newspaper. No.

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   As expected, unilateral US sanctions were introduced for trading with Iran with gold and other precious metals, trading in steel, aluminum, coal, graphite, software for integrating production processes, trading in Iranian currency, and operations with Iran's debt, sanctions would also be imposed on the Iranian automobile industry, etc. Among other things, licenses for the delivery of Amerkian-made aircraft to Iran or with a share of American components were also withdrawn.


   In turn, the EU announced the introduction of a blocking status in respect of US sanctions, trying to protect the "Nuclear deal" from total collapse. Actually this blocking status in itself is serious, it directly prohibits Europeans from implementing American sanctions, without the special permission of the EU Commission. Decisions of foreign courts based on these sanctions are declared null and void on the territory of the EU and Europeans can claim compensation for damage due to sanctions.

 

   The problem is that the EU will certainly be forced to issue permits to its largest companies for compliance with US sanctions, since otherwise they may incur multi-billion losses from US actions. And then the main question is whether the EU will be able to maintain sufficient communication with Iran with the help of the unconnected business in the US, so that it will feel the effect of meeting its obligations. The key moments will be the conduct of bank payments and the preservation of Iranian oil imports after November 4, when the US will return sanctions against Iranian oil exports.

 

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10 hours ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

Why the fuck do you have a central heating unit for an ENTIRE TOWN?

 

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(part of the central heating system of the whole town)

It is just one of several plants in heating system. We have similar system.

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1 hour ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

 

This is interesting. So there's multiple heating units that then run hot air into multiple buildings through vent systems? Are they buried underground?

In our system hot water is used. I don't think that Chinese system is different.

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I don't know, using a big central system to heat water and then circulate it seem like common sense to me.

Water has a high thermal capacity, you can add some additive to avoid it freezing when it's really cold and then circulate it in whatever you want (floor heating, simple radiator, radiating plates on the ceiling).

Loss in lines aren't really a trouble if you bury and isolate the pipes properly.

You can use whatever way you want to heat it (or even cool it in summer) so it's a pretty flexible system.

 

My parents got a combined system of thermal solar panels and wood pellets combustions for winter, peoples in the north use reversible heat pump.

Most city burn non recyclable waste and then inject the heat into their central system.

Heck in one town I lived in they had a project to connect a small nuclear reactor to the city heating system in the late 70s:

 

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You can see in the picture the other central units for the town at this time, waste, coal and fuel.
One of the reason besides cost they didn't do it was that they were concerned that it would destroy jobs linked to coal in the region.
 
Nowadays the major obstacle would be scared "ecologist" (nuclear heat? heresy!) but we still managed to use a crocodile farm (reptile zoo) as a heat sink for an enrichment plant (now we switched to a more efficient enrichment process using less energy so they had to find another heat source).
 
Went a bit off-topic but most city have to burn some of their waste so using the heat generated is actually a good idea.
Same for most power plants which need to sink large amounts of heat for cooling, instead of just releasing it in the environment it's better to inject it in the heating circuits of the nearby towns as much as possible.

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4 hours ago, Toxn said:

 

There's so much that's wrong there, pardon me for pearl-clutching but what the fuck:
 

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According to the book, the ring would abduct or pay young street children, fly them in military helicopters to Bird Island where Allen had a guano concession. There the boys would be abused.

 

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one of the victims had been injured when a gun allegedly inserted into his anus had been fired. Minnie was the first to interview the victim who had been secreted to a whites only hospital in the city.

 

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Daily Maverick can also reveal that further investigation was also being conducted into a “state-sanctioned” unit which might have been used to perform “staged suicides” during the apartheid years.

 

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In May last year, Minnie wrote in an email to Chris Steyn and me that a former contact who had been employed by the Rhodesian Police before he had joined the SA Security Services “handed me certain documents which was sufficient to convince me to leave the country”.

Both Allen and Wiley died – from apparent suicides – shortly after Minnie had arrested Allen for the possession of child pornography. Minnie told me, and also wrote, that Allen had “sung like a canary” after his arrest. Allen “killed” himself before he was due to appear in court. Shortly afterwards Wiley was found dead from an apparent suicide in his Noordhoek home.

 

I could keep going. What the fuck?

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

Switch out Eastern cape for Washington DC and it would read nearly the same.

 

I know what you're getting at, but it really, really wouldn't. Shady shit happens in our government, for sure, and a pedophile ring of powerful people wouldn't really surprise me, but this kind of top-down, state-sanctioned cover up? That would be difficult to pull off here.

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56 minutes ago, Sturgeon said:

 

I know what you're getting at, but it really, really wouldn't. Shady shit happens in our government, for sure, and a pedophile ring of powerful people wouldn't really surprise me, but this kind of top-down, state-sanctioned cover up? That would be difficult to pull off here.

We got people to believe in the moon landing. This should be a cakewalk.

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6 hours ago, Sturgeon said:

 

There's so much that's wrong there, pardon me for pearl-clutching but what the fuck:
 

 

 

 

 

I could keep going. What the fuck?

 

 

 

 

It's absolutely nuts. Bear in mind that this was the old regime, where state-sanctioned murder squads (eg: vlakplaas) were totally a thing.

 

The idea that some of these goons might still be covering up things for their former masters though...

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