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Irkutsk

relative freedom to the stifling intrigues of Moscow and St. Petersburg, and after years of exile there was not much for them to return to. Many Decembrists thrived in exile, in time becoming landowners and farmers. In later years, they would become the idols for the populist movement of the 1860s and the 1870s, where their advocacy for reform and their anti-serfdom platform established a great admiration for their actions, including the writer Leo Tolstoy. Operational history On September


Burkina Faso

% of the vote. *Francis Davey, the vicar of Altarnun in Daphne du Maurier's novel "Jamaica Inn" is an albino whose status as a 'freak of nature' is explicitly linked to his rejection of conventional morality and hence his villainous actions including murder. * Samuel Aboah from The X-Files episode "Teliko". He was a Burkinabé (Burkina Faso) immigrant who, lacking a pituitary gland and harvested them from other African or African-American men to restore his skin


Guangzhou

to secure a meeting with the Viceroy of Canton who refused direct correspondence with an alien, and being refused any further trade concessions, Lord Napier became in favour of military actions, including the proposal of taking over Hong Kong. He sent two frigates towards Canton, where they were lost. Lord Napier then accepted defeat and left for Macau, where he died of a fever in less than a month's time. He was buried in Macau. After suppression of the pirates, Zhoushan became an important


Phoenix, Arizona

that Indian tribes are the primary beneficiaries of gaming revenue and to assure that gaming is conducted fairly and honestly. In order to achieve this, “the Commission is authorized to conduct investigations; undertake enforcement actions, including the issuance of violation, assessment of civil fines, and or issuance of closure orders; conduct background investigations; conduct audits; and review and approve Tribal gaming ordinances.”


Zimbabwe

members. Engaging mainly in long-range reconnaissance and surveillance missions, they increasingly turned to offensive actions, including the attempted assassination of ZIPRA leader Joshua Nkomo in Zambia. This mission was finally aborted by the Selous Scouts, and attempted again, unsuccessfully, by the Rhodesian Special Air Service. Cline (2005), p. 11. '''Witness Pasichigare Magunda Mangwende''' (August 15, 1946 – February


Egypt

but domestic and international critics claimed the reforms gave him virtually unlimited power. Dissidents against the new system were not tolerated, with punitive actions including capital punishment authorized by Gaddafi himself.

to cut off the trade routes that bring grain to Athens. * The Persians (Persian Empire), unnerved by some of Athens' actions, including supporting King Evagoras of Cyprus and Pharaoh Hakor of Egypt (both of whom are at war with Persia), decide that their policy of weakening Sparta by supporting its enemies is no longer wise. So Antalcidas enters into negotiations with the Persian satrap Tiribazus and reaches an agreement under which the Persians will enter

. It appears that the Persians, unnerved by certain of Athens' actions, including supporting king Evagoras of Cyprus and Akoris (Hakor) of Egypt, both of whom were at war with Persia, had decided that their policy of weakening Sparta by supporting its enemies was no longer useful. Fine, ''The Ancient Greeks'', 554–5 After escaping from the blockade at Abydos, Antalcidas attacked and defeated a small Athenian force, then united his fleet with a supporting fleet


Cyprus

, he attacks and defeats a small Athenian force, then joins his fleet with a supporting fleet sent from Syracuse (Syracuse, Sicily). With this force, which is soon further augmented with ships supplied by the Persian satraps of the region, he sails to the Hellespont, where he is in a position to cut off the trade routes that bring grain to Athens. * The Persians (Persian Empire), unnerved by some of Athens' actions, including supporting King Evagoras of Cyprus


Portland, Oregon

to conduct investigations; undertake enforcement actions, including the issuance of violation, assessment of civil fines, and or issuance of closure orders; conduct background investigations; conduct audits; and review and approve Tribal gaming ordinances.” The '''Shriners Hospital for Children''' is a 29-bed, non-profit


Saint Petersburg

. Petersburg (which came into effect on March 17, 2012) that makes it a criminal offence to publicize acts of male or female homosexuality, bisexuality, or transgenderism. It is purportedly designed to protect minors. A Russian travel advisory on the Foreign Affairs website notes that while homosexuality is legal in Russia (it was decriminalized in 1993), LGBT Canadian travellers should avoid "displaying affection in public, as homosexuals can be targets of violence… Public actions (including dissemination of information, statements, displays or conspicuous behaviour) contradicting or appearing to contradict this law may lead to arrest, prosecution and the imposition of a fine." commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


Haiti

on United Nations Peacekeeping Brahimi Report February 2010, it emerged that Ashton had been heavily criticised within the EU community for a number of actions, including her failure to visit Haiti in the wake of the earthquake (2010 Haiti earthquake). She was also criticised for allegedly lacking leadership abilities during ministerial meetings and policy briefing. Senior officials within her team complained that she speaks only


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