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Alaksandar Kazulin
ALYAKSANDR KAZULIN (Belarusian : Аляксандр Уладзіслававіч Казулін, Russian : Александр Владиславович Козулин, born 25 November 1955 in Minsk
Minsk
) is the former leader of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party and one of the candidates who ran for the office of President of Belarus on 19 March 2006. He was a rector of the Belarusian State University
Belarusian State University
from 1996 to 2003 and a government minister serving under Belarus President Lukashenko but later fell out of favor. He holds a PhD in mathematics and pedagogy . Several weeks before the election, on 2 March 2006, Kazulin was beaten and detained by police after attempting to enter the All Belarusian People\'s Assembly . He was charged with disorderly conduct and released after being held in custody for eight hours
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Time (magazine)
TIME (styled TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City
New York City
. It was founded in 1923 and originally run by Henry Luce . A European edition ( Time
Time
Europe, formerly known as Time
Time
Atlantic) is published in London and also covers the Middle East, Africa and, since 2003, Latin America. An Asian edition ( Time
Time
Asia) is based in Hong Kong . The South Pacific edition, which covers Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands
Pacific Islands
, is based in Sydney
Sydney
. In December 2008, Time discontinued publishing a Canadian advertiser edition. Time
Time
has the world's largest circulation for a weekly news magazine, and has a readership of 26 million, 20 million of which are based in the United States
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Angus Reid Global Monitor
ANGUS REID PUBLIC OPINION was a public affairs practice arm of Vision Critical , a software development company that creates online research tools. It was established in 2006 under the name ANGUS REID STRATEGIES by Dr Angus Reid , a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos in 2000. Angus Reid Public Opinion conducts regional, national and multi-country research. Angus Reid Public Opinion was located at Vision Critical's headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia , Canada. Anguis Reid Public Opinion company has sixteen offices across North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. Angus Reid polls are conducted using the Angus Reid Forum, Springboard America and Springboard UK online panels
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BBC News
BBC
BBC
NEWS is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation ( BBC
BBC
) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs. The department is the world's largest broadcast news organisation and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage. The service maintains 50 foreign news bureaus with more than 250 correspondents around the world. James Harding has been Director of News and Current Affairs since April 2013. The department's annual budget is in excess of £350 million; it has 3,500 staff, 2,000 of whom are journalists. BBC
BBC
News' domestic, global and online news divisions are housed within the largest live newsroom in Europe, in Broadcasting House in central London. Parliamentary coverage is produced and broadcast from studios in Millbank in London
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Starvation
STARVATION is a severe deficiency in caloric energy intake needed to maintain an organism's life. It is the most extreme form of malnutrition . In humans, prolonged starvation can cause permanent organ damage and eventually, death . The term INANITION refers to the symptoms and effects of starvation. Starvation
Starvation
may also be used as a means of torture or execution . According to the World Health Organization
World Health Organization
, hunger is the single gravest threat to the world's public health. The WHO
WHO
also states that malnutrition is by far the biggest contributor to child mortality , present in half of all cases. Undernutrition is a contributory factor in the death of 3.1 million children under five every year
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Council On Foreign Relations
The COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS (CFR), founded in 1921, is a United States nonprofit think tank specializing in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs . It is headquartered in New York City
New York City
, with an additional office in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
Its membership, which numbers 4,900, has included senior politicians, more than a dozen secretaries of state , CIA
CIA
directors, bankers, lawyers, professors, and senior media figures. The CFR meetings convene government officials, global business leaders and prominent members of the intelligence and foreign-policy community to discuss international issues
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The New York Times
THE NEW YORK TIMES (sometimes abbreviated NYT and THE TIMES) is an American daily newspaper , founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by The New York Times Company . The New York Times
The New York Times
has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes , more than any other newspaper. The paper's print version in 2013 had the second-largest circulation, behind The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal
, and the largest circulation among the metropolitan newspapers in the United States. The New York Times
The New York Times
is ranked 18th in the world by circulation . Following industry trends, its weekday circulation had fallen in 2009 to fewer than one million. Nicknamed "THE GRAY LADY", The New York Times
The New York Times
has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record "
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Alyaksandr Kazulin
ALYAKSANDR KAZULIN (Belarusian : Аляксандр Уладзіслававіч Казулін, Russian : Александр Владиславович Козулин, born 25 November 1955 in Minsk
Minsk
) is the former leader of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party and one of the candidates who ran for the office of President of Belarus on 19 March 2006. He was a rector of the Belarusian State University from 1996 to 2003 and a government minister serving under Belarus President Lukashenko but later fell out of favor. He holds a PhD in mathematics and pedagogy . Several weeks before the election, on 2 March 2006, Kazulin was beaten and detained by police after attempting to enter the All Belarusian People\'s Assembly . He was charged with disorderly conduct and released after being held in custody for eight hours
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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Prisoner Of Conscience
PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE (POC) is a term coined by Peter Benenson in a 28 May 1961 article (" The Forgotten Prisoners ") for the London Observer newspaper. Most often associated with the human rights organisation Amnesty International
Amnesty International
, the term can refer to anyone imprisoned because of their race , sexual orientation , religion, or political views. It also refers to those who have been imprisoned and/or persecuted for the non-violent expression of their conscientiously held beliefs
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Amnesty International
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL (commonly known as AMNESTY and AI) is a non-governmental organization focused on human rights that claims to have over 7 million members and supporters around the world. The stated objective of the organisation is "to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights, and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated." Amnesty International
Amnesty International
was founded in London
London
in 1961, following the publication of the article " The Forgotten Prisoners " in The Observer on 28 May 1961, by the lawyer Peter Benenson . Amnesty draws attention to human rights abuses and campaigns for compliance with international laws and standards. It works to mobilize public opinion to put pressure on governments that let abuse take place. Amnesty considers capital punishment to be "the ultimate, irreversible denial of human rights"
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President Of Belarus
The PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS (Belarusian : Прэзідэнт Рэспублікі Беларусь, Russian : Президент Республики Беларусь) is the head of state of Belarus
Belarus
. The office was created in 1994 with the passing of the Constitution of Belarus
Constitution of Belarus
by the Supreme Soviet . This replaced the office of Chairman of the Supreme Soviet as the head of state. The tasks of the president including executing foreign and domestic policy , defend the rights and general welfare of citizens and residents and to uphold the Constitution. The president is mandated by the Constitution to serve as a leader in the social affairs of the country and to act as its main representative abroad. The duties, responsibilities and other transitional clauses dealing with the presidency are listed in Chapter Three, Articles 79 through 89, of the Constitution
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Minsk
MINSK (Belarusian : Мінск, pronounced ; Russian : Минск, ), is the capital and largest city of Belarus
Belarus
, on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers. It is the administrative capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Commonwealth of Independent States
(CIS). As the national capital, Minsk
Minsk
has a special administrative status in Belarus
Belarus
and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region (voblast ) and Minsk
Minsk
raion (district). In 2013, it had a population of 2,002,600. The earliest historical references to Minsk
Minsk
date to the 11th century (1067), when it was noted as a provincial city within the Principality of Polotsk
Polotsk
. The settlement developed on the rivers. In 1242, Minsk became part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Grand Duchy of Lithuania

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Russian Language
RUSSIAN (Russian: ру́сский язы́к, tr. rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia
Russia
, Belarus
Belarus
, Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
, Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
and many minor or unrecognised territories throughout Eurasia
Eurasia
(particularity in Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
, the Baltics , the Caucasus
Caucasus
, and Central Asia
Central Asia
). It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Latvia
Latvia
, Moldova
Moldova
, Ukraine
Ukraine
and to a lesser extent, the other post-Soviet states
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Belarusian Language
BELARUSIAN (/bɛləˈruːsiən/ ; беларуская мова belaruskaya mova ) is an official language of Belarus , along with Russian, and is spoken abroad, mainly in Russia , Ukraine , and small parts in far-eastern Poland . Before Belarus gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, the language was known in English as Byelorussian or Belorussian, transliterating the Russian name, белорусский язык, or alternatively as White Ruthenian (/ruːˈθiːniən/ ) or White Russian (with the meaning Rus' but not Russia). Following independence, it also became known as Belarusian. Belarusian is one of the East Slavic languages and shares many grammatical and lexical features with other members of the group. To some extent, Russian , Ukrainian , and Belarusian are mutually intelligible
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