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|Bits of the British Empire|
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It is one of the most remote islands in the world, and was uninhabited when discovered by the Portuguese in 1502. It was an important stopover for ships sailing to Europe from Asia and South Africa for centuries. Napoleon was imprisoned there in exile by the British, as were Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo (for leading a Zulu army against British rule) and more than 5,000 Boers taken prisoner during the Second Boer War, including Piet Cronjé. - Wikipedia
"Unfortunately, in most cases, such decisions are politically motivated. The fact is that Vinnik is a Russian citizen, and, in the presence of two similar requests, the decision should have been made in favor of his extradition to Russia, but in most jurisdictions, the United States has such an unspoken preemptive right to extradite citizens upon their requests. And, in my opinion, in this case, this is what happened." - Yevgeny Korchago, Chairman of the Lawyers BoardI suspect that the news coverage of the Harvey Weinstein dust-up is likewise politically motivated, though not at such a high level.
Installed new artwork "Accumulation" at the main gate of Le Meridien SeoulVia Indy Tom
"Accumulation" symbolizes the history from Ritz Carlton Seoul to Le Meridien Seoul.
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