Category Archives: Politics & Government

Putin Says Vote on Changes to Allow Him to Extend His Rule Will Take Place on July 1

Putin says vote on changes to allow him to extend his rule will take place on July 1

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that could extend his rule in the Kremlin would be held on July 1, after the April 22 vote was postponed due to the novel coronavirus. T

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Commercialization of Space Activities in India

Commercialization of space activities in India

On May 16, 2020 the Honourable Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman electrified the space community with this bold announcement on boosting private participation in Space activities. She stated that: Indian private sector will be a co-traveller in India’s space sector journey.

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New UK laws Could Criminalise Journalism

New UK laws could criminalise journalism

The British government is pushing ahead with “espionage legislation” that could criminalise the release of public information and impose even stricter controls on the UK media as part of an “epidemic of secrecy”. British journalists and their sources are facing an unprecedented assault on freedom of speech, including the prospect of criminal prosecution.

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What’s Happening in Space Policy May 31 – June 6, 2020

Among others, NASA’s Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) also is meeting virtually tomorrow, and Tuesday, beginning at 11:00 am ET (8:00 am Pacific) both days. Updates on planetary defense (NEOO and NEOSM) and asteroid sample return missions (OSIRIS-REx and Hayabusa2) are on tap tomorrow afternoon (beginning at 4:00 pm ET).

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Outer Space: A Victim of Power Competition?

Outer Space: A Victim of Power Competition?

JURIST Guest Columnist Megha Kamboj, a second-year law student at Maharashtra National Law University in Mumbai, India, discusses space law and the increasing competition over outer space resources. While the world was grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order allowing Americans to have the right to engage in commercial exploration, recovery, and use of resources in outer space.

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Collapse of CBS, SpaceX explodes, WHO defunded, Trump controls power grid & Minneapolis explained: Nyla Nguyen

Collapse of CBS, SpaceX explodes, WHO defunded, Trump controls power grid & Minneapolis explained

Get the latest update on the current events regarding the collapse of CBS/CNN, Elon Musk’s SpaceX explodes again, Trump attacking WHO and Social media giants and also taking over the power grids. I’m also explaining the Minneapolis situation and the motive for the racial war.

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Buckingham Palace – Windows Boarded Up – Royal Seal Gone

Buckingham Palace - Windows Boarded Up - Seal Gone

I first thought the guards were Gurkhas but later learned they are RAF guards… non the less, there were guards in traditional uniform the week before so something is strange.. I have also noticed an increase in military near and around the palace See more at: Buckingham Palace – Windows Boarded Up – Seal Gone

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“The Dollar Is Out Of Stock Everywhere”: Hong Kong Money Exchangers Turn Away Clients Amid Run On US Dollars

"The Dollar Is Out Of Stock Everywhere": Hong Kong Money Exchangers Turn Away Clients Amid Run On US Dollars

As we reported on Friday, as more prepare to move before China tightens its grip, Sing Tao, Hong Kong’s second-largest Chinese-language newspaper observed that Hong Kong residents have been exchanging more of their HKD holdings into foreign currencies at banks and money exchange counters on Thursday. It got so bad that according to a follow up report from the SCMP on Saturday, the rush for US dollars forced money exchangers in Hong Kong to turn away hundreds of customers after running out of the currency amid fears the United States could end the city’s preferential trading status.

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