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PM squeaks through in Brexit votes

The Prime Minister squeaked home after last-ditch concessions by her government quelled a revolt by rebel Tories. MPs voted on 12 controversial amendments to the Brexit bill made in the House of Lords. They needed to overturn them or Mrs Mays plans for leaving the EU would have been left in
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All you need to know about the EU withdraw bill before Brexit

The European Union withdrawal bill returns to the House of Commons today, Tuesday 12, and tomorrow, Wednesday 13, where the Government will debate and vote on 15 amendments. This comes after it was put forward to the House of Lords, and Commons will now consider the proposed amendments to the Bill. Put simply, MPs will vote on whether they should carry on with Prime
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MMA veteran Jeff Monson reveals plans for political career in Russia

Distinguished MMA fighter, and new Russian citizen, Jeff Monson has revealed that he intends to join a municipal legislature, with future ambitions in the federal parliament. “I want to become a member of parliament in Krasnogorsk,” Monson announced on Echo of Moscow talk radio. Krasnogorsk is a relatively large and rapidly developing town in suburban Moscow. The
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Patriotism in Russia at highest level in 18 years – poll

The share of Russians who describe themselves as patriots is now at 92 percent, the highest number in 18 years, according to a public opinion poll conducted by the state-run agency VTSIOM. “In 2018 the share of Russian citizens who see themselves as patriots… was 92 percent, which is the highest in 18 years,” according to the report released by VTSIOM in connection with