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Does Elon Musk's Starlink system play a significant role in the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

Mykhailo Fedorov (Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine) made the initial public appeal to Elon Musk about Starlink: @elonmusk, while you try to colonize ...
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Did Volodymyr Zelenskyy say that "if someone in Ukraine feels Russian, they should leave for Russia"?

Is it true that Zelenskyy said that, or anything along those lines, prior to the invasion in February 2022? It seems the answer is yes, though what I found is from August 2021 and has a bit more ...
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Does exported Ukrainian wheat (only) amount to 2.5% of the world's wheat production?

The other answers overlook an important point in Putin claim: If we proceed from the fact that wheat makes up only 20% of the total food supply in the world, this means that these 20 million tons of ...
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Did female majority electorate result in higher government spending compared to WW2?

So how did female voting increase government spending before 1980 without a majority? Leaving aside the huge issues regarding the question background, let me address the question as asked. It is ...
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Does exported Ukrainian wheat (only) amount to 2.5% of the world's wheat production?

Sarah Taber, who works in industry as a crop consultant, is in agreement with Putin's statement that the shortage itself is "not worth speaking of." She also makes an important point, ...
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Does exported Ukrainian wheat (only) amount to 2.5% of the world's wheat production?

That claim appears to be misleading as it is talking about overall production and not what gets exported. According to University of California, Davis Russia accounts for 19% of the market and Ukraine ...
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