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James
Polymath, Polyglot, Humanist, Historian, Slavist, Sui Generis and European. How may i help?
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Yana Grinko May 22
Рівно 100 років тому частина українців "втомилися" відстоювати державну незалежність і пішли за російськими більшовиками. В 1933 ці українці їли своїх дітей, з волі тих більшовиків. - це історія, яку ніколи не можна забувати. Так само як і передумови цієї історії
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Matt Chorley 4h
EXCLUSIVE: Barbara Winton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton, criticises Theresa May for not matching words with actions on child refugees
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natalia antelava 13h
“Theresa May has resigned” announced George Galloway. “Let me give you a hug,” Steve Bannon replied. I pulled a camera out just as they let go of tight embrace but here is the far right and far left very much on the same page in Almaty
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James 6h
Today is the day of Slavic Writing and Culture, in honour of the brothers St. Cyril & St. Methodius who were instrumental in spreading Christianity across Central and Eastern Europe. The Cyrillic Script, devised by their students in Preslav (Bulgaria) is named in their honour.
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#REVOKEARTICLE50 🇪🇺 #ULTRAREMAINIAC #FBPE 16h
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James Rothwell 7h
I understand several EU member states now back perpetual Article 50 extension, i.e faced with choice of extend or 'no deal' they would choose extension each time regardless of how bad political deadlock in UK gets
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James 6h
A Yiddish to Ukrainian translation might actually work better for me.
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Keira Tucker 11h
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James 11h
Replying to @historyboy77
5) John Major - 1990–92, replacing Margret Thatcher. Won the election of 1992. 6) And Gordon Brown - 2007–10, replacing Tony Blair. Lost the election of 2010.
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James 11h
Replying to @historyboy77
3) Sir Alec Douglas-Home - 1963–64, replacing Harold Macmillan. Lost the election of 1964. 4) Jim Callaghan - 1976–79, replacing Harold Wilson. Lost the election of 1979.
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James 11h
Replying to @historyboy77
The other 6 and their unelected terms are: 1) Anthony Eden - 1955, replacing Winston Churchill, though he did call an election immediately afterwards and won it. 2) Harold Macmillan - 1957–59, replacing Anthony Eden. Won the election of 1959.
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James 11h
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The next UK Prime Minister will serve an unelected term and will be the 8th PM since 1945 to do so. Theresa May herself served an unelected term between 2016 and the General Election of the following year.
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James 11h
Food for thought: The next president of the will most likely be . This is because the EPP looks set to be returned as the largest group in the Weber will therefore have a democratic mandate in a way that the next UK PM will not.
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Alexander Clarkson May 23
Is anyone still paying attention?
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Alexandra Bulat May 23
Now is top Twitter UK trend. This is a national disgrace. A totally predictable and preventable mass disenfranchisement that we have warned about ages ago. , we are & won't be silenced another time.
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Katie Spalding May 23
Vote vote vote vote vote And then let's all go out for some frosty democracy milkshakes
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James May 23
I'm currently seeking someone fluent in Yiddish that can help me answer some questions about this book related to the Holodomor?
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James May 23
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James May 23
Replying to @historyboy77
And how about this for a lovely Sundog?
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James May 23
Replying to @jwgn @guywalters
Does the caretaker ministry count? Or otherwise it would be twice
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