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Alaksandar Milinkievič
Alaksandar Uładzimieravič Milinkievič (Belarusian: Аляксандар Уладзімеравіч Мілінкевіч or Аляксандр Уладзіміравіч Мілінкевіч, Alaksandar Uładzimiravič Milinkievič (in Belarusian Łacinka), Russian: Александр Владимирович Милинкевич Aleksandr Vładimirovich Milinkievich, born 25 July 1947 in Grodno) is a Belarusian politician. He was nominated by the leading opposition parties in Belarus
Belarus
to run against incumbent Alexander Lukashenko
Alexander Lukashenko
in the 2006 presidential election.Contents1 Biography 2 Campaign for presidency 3 Personal life 4 Persecution 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Milinkevič was born in 1947 in Grodno. After graduating from the University of Hrodna, he defended his Ph.D
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Hit And Run (vehicular)
In traffic laws, a hit-and-run is the act of causing a traffic accident and not stopping afterwards. It is considered a supplemental crime in most jurisdictions.Contents1 Additional obligation 2 History 3 Legal consequences 4 Country-specific penalties4.1 Australia 4.2 Canada 4.3 China 4.4 Germany 4.5 Hong Kong 4.6 Macau 4.7 South Korea 4.8 Taiwan4.8.1 Administrative penalties 4.8.2 Criminal penalty 4.8.3 Case law4.9 United States5 References 6 External linksAdditional obligation[edit] In many jurisdictions, there may be an additional obligation to exchange information about one's financial responsibility (including any applicable insurance) or to summon emergency services if they are needed
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Euronews
Euronews
Euronews
is a multilingual news media service, headquartered in Lyon, France. Created in 1993, it aims to cover world news from a pan-European perspective. Euronews
Euronews
is majority owned by Naguib Sawiris, an Egyptian businessman, who is chairman of its supervisory board
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Viktor Yushchenko
In office 22 December 1999 – 29 May 2001 Cabinet Yushchenko GovernmentPresident Leonid KuchmaDeputy Yuriy YekhanurovPreceded by Valeriy PustovoitenkoSucceeded by Anatoliy Kinakh3rd Governor of the National Bank of UkraineIn office January 1993 – 22 December 1999Preceded by Vadym HetmanSucceeded by Volodymyr StelmakhPeople's Deputy of Ukraine4th convocationIn office May 14, 2002 – January 23, 2005Constituency Independent, No.1[1]Personal detailsBorn Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (1954-02-23) 23 February 1954 (age 64) Khoruzhivka, Sumy Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet UnionPolitical party Communist Party of Ukraine (1980–1991) Independent (1991-2005) Our Ukraine (2005–present)Spouse(s) Svetlana Kolesnyk (Divorced) Kateryna YushchenkoChildren Vitalina, Andriy, Sophia, Khrystyna, TarasAlma mater Ternopil National Economic University Academ
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Orange Revolution
The Orange Revolution
Orange Revolution
(Ukrainian: Помаранчева революція, Pomarancheva revolyutsiya) was a series of protests and political events that took place in Ukraine
Ukraine
from late November 2004 to January 2005, in the immediate aftermath of the run-off vote of the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election, which was claimed to be marred by massive corruption, voter intimidation and direct electoral fraud
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Associated Press
The Associated Press
Associated Press
(AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1846, it operates as a cooperative, unincorporated association. The AP is owned by its contributing newspapers and radio and television stations in the United States, all of which contribute stories to the AP and use material written by its staff journalists. AP's mission is to inform the world with accurate, fair, unbiased reporting. Its Statement of News Values and Principles[3] spells out its standards and practices. AP has earned 52 Pulitzer Prizes, including 31 for photography, since the award was established in 1917. AP has counted the vote in U.S. elections since 1848, including national, state and local races down to the legislative level in all 50 states, along with key ballot measures
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Non-governmental Organization
Non-governmental organizations, nongovernmental[1] organizations, or nongovernment organizations,[2][3] commonly referred to as NGOs,[4] are usually non-profit and sometimes international organizations[5] independent of governments and international governmental organizations (though often funded by governments)[6] that are active in humanitarian, educational, health care, public policy, social, human rights, environmental, and other areas to effect changes according to their objectives.[7][8][9][10] They are thus a subgroup of all organizations founded by citizens, which include clubs and other associations that provide services, benefits, and premises only to members. Sometimes the term is used as a synonym of "civil society organization" to refer to any association founded by citizens,[11] but this is not how the term is normally used in the media or everyday language, as recorded by major dictionaries
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Market Socialism
Market socialism
Market socialism
is a type of economic system involving the public, cooperative or social ownership of the means of production in the framework of a market economy. Market socialism
Market socialism
differs from non-market socialism in that the market mechanism is utilized for the allocation of capital goods and the means of production.[1][2][3] Depending on the specific model of market socialism, profits generated by socially owned firms (i.e
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Soviet Union
The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: [sɐˈvʲɛt͡skʲɪj sɐˈjus] ( listen)), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲɪx rʲɪˈspublʲɪk] ( listen)), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian: СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics,[a] its government and economy were highly centralized. The country was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
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UN Human Rights Committee
The United Nations
United Nations
Human Rights Committee is a United Nations
United Nations
body of 18 experts that meets three times a year for four-week sessions (spring session at UN headquarters in New York, summer and fall sessio
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Paris
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Paris
Paris
(French pronunciation: ​[paʁi] ( listen)) is the capital and most populous city in France, with an administrative-limits area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and an official population of 2,206,488 (2015).[5] The city is a commune and department, and the heart of the 12,012-square-kilometre (4,638-square-mile) Île-de-
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French Minister Of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the ministry in the government of France that handles France's foreign relations. Its headquarters are located on the Quai d'Orsay[Notes 1] in Paris, close to the National Assembly of France. Its cabinet minister, the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs (French: Ministre de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères) is responsible for the foreign relations of France. The current minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, was appointed in May 2017. In 1547, secretaries to the King became specialized, writing correspondence to foreign governments, and negotiating peace treaties. The four French secretaries of state where foreign relations were divided by region, in 1589, became centralized with one becoming first secretary responsible for international relations. The Ancien Régime position of Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs became Foreign Minister around 1723,[1] and was renamed "Minister of Foreign Affairs" in 1791 after the French Revolution
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Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
(Polish pronunciation: [kaˈʑimʲɛʂ mart͡ɕiŋˈkʲɛvit͡ʂ] ( listen)) (born 20 December 1959) is a Polish conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of Poland
Poland
from 31 October 2005 to 14 July 2006. He was a member of the Law and Justice
Law and Justice
party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS).Contents1 Early life 2 Cabinet of Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz 3 Later life 4 Criticism 5 Famous quotes 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Born in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Marcinkiewicz graduated in 1984 from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics
Physics
and Chemistry (having studied physics) of the Wrocław University. He also completed post-graduate course in Administration at the Adam Mickiewicz University
Adam Mickiewicz University
in Poznań
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Stanislav Shushkevich
Stanislau Stanislavavich Shushkevich (Belarusian: Станісла́ў Станісла́вавіч Шушке́віч, Łacinka: Stanisłaŭ Stanisłavavič Šuškievič; Russian: Станисла́в Станисла́вович Шушке́вич; born December 15, 1934 in Minsk) is a Belarusian politician and scientist. From September 28, 1991 to January 26, 1994 he was the first leader and head of state of independent Belarus
Belarus
after the dissolution of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
( Chairman of the Supreme Soviet
Chairman of the Supreme Soviet
- also chairman of Parliament)
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Lithuania
Coordinates: 55°N 24°E / 55°N 24°E / 55; 24 Lithuania
Lithuania
(/ˌlɪθjuˈeɪniə/ ( listen);[11] Lithuanian: Lietuva [lʲɪɛtʊˈvɐ]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe. One of the three Baltic states, it is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden
Sweden
and Denmark. It is bordered by Latvia
Latvia
to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland
Poland
to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast
Kaliningrad Oblast
(a Russian exclave) to the southwest. Lithuania
Lithuania
has an estimated population of 2.8 million people as of 2017[update], and its capital and largest city is Vilnius. Lithuanians
Lithuanians
are a Baltic people
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Valdas Adamkus
Valdas Adamkus
Valdas Adamkus
([ˈvɐ̂ˑɫdɐs ɐˈdɐmˑkʊs] ( listen); born as Voldemaras Adamkavičius, 3 November 1926)[2] is a Lithuanian politician. He was the President of Lithuania
President of Lithuania
from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2004 to 2009. In Lithuania, the President's tenure lasts for five years; Adamkus' first term in office began on 26 February 1998 and ended on 28 February 2003, following his defeat by Rolandas Paksas
Rolandas Paksas
in the next presidential election. Paksas was later impeached and removed from office by a parliamentary vote on 6 April 2004. Soon afterwards, when a new election was announced, Adamkus again ran for president and was re-elected
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