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The gypsies happen to be the set of nomadic folks that so much move aimlessly around the world; while the Romanians are a set of people that makes up an ethnic group. The Romanians dwell within the borders of the country -Romania, while the gypsies have no specific country they live in, but they are spread around the world as much as they can reach. Though some people do think the gypsies and Romanians are the same, this is totally wrong and unlearned by such people.

It is wrong just to make a generalization of a matter based on a mere sensation without the acquisition of original information. And probably some got it missed up here: the term gypsies can also be referred to as Romanies, but it is different from Romania! The gypsies are believed to come out from Egypt; they have actually been shortly settled in Romania before. Now, they are all across Europe and the globe. They have developed several dialects as a result of this.

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Bali is a small province in Indonesia. It is the most visited tourist destination in Indonesia. The most common languages spoken in Bali are Balinese and Indonesian. The climatic condition of Bali is said to be hot and humid tropics. The temperature most often ranges from 20 to 33 degrees Celsius all through the year. The best time to travel to Bali during the dry season, which is around April to June or around September. The official currency in Bali is the Indonesian Rupiah.

The Maldives is a South Asian island that is located in the Indian Ocean. The most common language for communication in the Maldives is Dhivehi. The Maldives is a hot tropical region with an average temperature of 25 degrees all year round. The best months to visit the Maldives is during the dry season as well, which is around February to April. The official currency in the Maldives is the Maldivian Rufiyaa. I hope you find this information helpful.

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Sweden, a Scandinavian Country has not fought any war since 1814, which was with Norway and is also known as the "Campaign against Norway". Sweden has never been occupied since 1523 and has not attacked any country since 1814. In the 17th century, Sweden was a major military power and at its height, the Swedish empire used to rule parts of current time Russia, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Norway. However, in 1810, King Carl XIV made critical changes in Swedish foreign policy and since then Sweden has adopted a policy of neutrality in all conflicts. Sweden was able to maintain the policy of neutrality even during the two World Wars.

Although the policy of neutrality has been sometimes stretched, for instance in WW1 the main source of revenue for Swedish economy was export of Iron products to German empire so it kept on exporting the Iron to Germany and in WW2 when Germany invaded Poland, Sweden was put in a peculiar situation as there was a consensus among the Swedish general population to support the Allies, however Sweden was able to hold itself from getting involved in the bloody conflict.

However it debatable whether the Swedish state still maintains it's policy of Neutrality as it entered various mutual defense treaties with the European Union(EU) in 2009. After the end of the rule of the conservative party after their defeat in 2014 elections, the liberal party has promised not to enter in any form of military alliance with NATO and continue their long-standing policy of Neutrality.

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B. Wright

Always excited to learn and talk about new topics

Hong Kong is a place that is well civilized and equipped with great and sufficient amenities. It seems confusing sometimes whether Hong Kong is a country on its own or a city under the People's Republic of China. Nevertheless, for a place to be recognized as an independent country, it must possess some qualities like population, territorial integrity, sovereignty, and recognition among other countries -where Hong Kong seems to have fallen short. China and Hong Kong are both known to be in the Asian continent, but they have few differences which are going to be stated in this article.

China practice the communist system, while Hong Kong practice the democratic system of government partially. Hong Kong spends the Hong Kong dollars currency, while the currency for China is the Chinese yuan (or renminbi). The international organizations, such as the United Nations do not recognize representation from Hong Kong. Hong Kong actually have independent police force, but do not have independent military force; instead, they depend on the Chinese People's Liberation Army.

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S. Barnes

Driving down to Knowledge town

Tomato puree comes with a thicker consistency as compared to the tomato paste. The sauce is also more flavorful as compared to the usual tomato paste because you are using the actual tomato to provide the flavor that you want. There are some places wherein the tomato puree is added to a lot of other ingredients to enhance the flavor of the tomato further.

Tomato paste is a bit drier as compared to the tomato puree and it also has a somewhat “meaty” taste that some people would love especially when placed in certain dishes. What you will use will depend on the given recipe. You can use purees for creating salad and salsa. Some would use the tomato paste for various casserole dishes.

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Crimea was a Ukranian territory since 1953 but was annexed by the Russian Federation in early 2014 after the Ukrainian president Victor Yanukovich was overthrown in a coup and fled to Russia. Crimea sits on a very important geostrategic position with easy access to the black sea and its vast oil resources and also gives anyone who controls it easy aerial and land access to eastern Europe. During the Ukrainian civil war which was instigated in February 2014 by pro-European elements, the whole Ukranian country was divided as most of western Ukraine does not have any Russian roots however most of eastern Ukraine is ethnically Russian and wanted to be close to Russia.

In March 2014 Russian defense forces including army and airforce took Crimea under their control without any resistance by the Ukrainian regular army. Crimea also held significance for Russians as they had their main black sea fleet stationed in Sevastopol, Crimea. Currently, Crimea is under Russian control and divided into two province-
1>Federal city of Sevastopol

2>Republic of Crimea

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In 2008 an important bilateral agreement was signed between India and China. The resulting trade has reaped huge financial rewards, and we are talking billions The bilateral trade in 2017 rose by 18.63 per cent year-on-year. But China had a 63$ billion trade deficit and warned India that lower trade barriers for rice, meat, pharmaceuticals and IT products were necessary. Naturally the US wishes to be part of such powerful trade riches.

However, the Trump administration promised Americans that their jobs and therefore production of American goods took precedence over cheap Chinese imports. Taxes have been applied so that local products are more attractive now. Trump has not negotiated these changes to trade with China tactfully and has used perjorative language about Chinese import practices. US taxes levied on Chinese goods have, and will be, matched by China against the US goods.

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The answer to this question really depends on what is meant by ruled. For example, the United Kingdom is still a monarchy but the queen is mostly just considered the head of state. She really has no political power, the British Parliament makes the laws. But, there are still maybe a handful or so countries where the monarchs do hold some “real” power.

These countries are: Brunei, Swaziland, Saudi Arabia, Bhutan, Monaco, Bahrain, Liechtenstein, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman. It is interesting to note that the UAE is comprised of seven different kingdoms (emirates), each with its own ruler. The two most well-known emirates are Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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The United States of America has the most millionaires with around 15.7 million. Almost 350,000 of them live in New York State and I’m guessing these wealthy men and women mostly live in New York City. Los Angeles and Chicago also have a large number of millionaires. All three of these cities have big populations and profitable industries, such as the movie industry, banking and investment firms and construction companies.

In case you were wondering what qualifies you to be a millionaire you must have “investable assets of $1 million or more, excluding the value of real estate, employer-sponsored retirement plans and business partnerships.”

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Geography and climate do not justify Russia's relatively low population. Russia has rich lands and other natural resources. The economy alone does not explain low population either. The immense size of Russia and the distance of many areas from the sea precipitate the dominance of the oppressive continental climate, which is prevalent in all parts of the country except for the tundra and the extreme Southwest.

Compared to the US, the population of Russia is only 143 million. Though Russia is the most sizeable country in the world concerning land and size, the population is less than half the US population.

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