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Fayenatic London 07:52, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

The map[edit]

I just don't think it's relevant there because the regional laws are covered more on the main LGBT rights in Russia page (where the map is present, though I copyedited the caption/legend), and the article is specifically about the federal law. ViperSnake151  Talk  17:50, 27 February 2014 (UTC)


you need to explain your edits in intelligible English or go to the talkpages. 71.35.27.253 (talk) 17:44, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

It looks intelligible enough for me. Supersaiyen312 (talk) 01:08, 24 July 2014 (UTC)

March 2014[edit]

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April 2014[edit]

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Amnesty International[edit]

Your addition requires better sources than an opinion piece, a supposedly "leaked" document, the always dubious Daily Mail, and Facebook and blog petitions. --NeilN talk to me 00:04, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Deleting comments again[edit]

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Language & economy chart[edit]

Hello, Crosswords. Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. You recently added a chart captioned "The languages that have the most impact on the World Economy" to the article Language. Your edit summary said, "adding good example". The rather large chart is not an example of either language origin or the study of language, the sections just above and just below the chart. Therefore, I have removed the chart from the article. If you disagree and think the chart should be re-added, please comment at Talk:Language. Thanks, and happy editing, Cnilep (talk) 11:44, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

In case you missed the notification at Wikimedia Commons, I'd like to let you know that I have nominated the file containing the chart for deletion. Discussion is here. Your comments are welcome there. Cnilep (talk) 02:39, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

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It Is Me Here t / c 14:08, 30 April 2014 (UTC)

May 2014[edit]

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IMF PPP Data[edit]

I noted your comment/revert on the GDP PPP illustration in Eurasian Economic Union using IMF data. Thanks for highlighting that. What's your recommendation? Use IMF 2013 nominal GDP and factor in OECD PPP data?

But a differnt question: it was an illustration without discreet numbers and was only intendet to put things in perspective. Do you think the age of the IMF PPP data makes such a big difference (for the top ten)? And it wasn't even ordered. --Aeroid (talk) 19:43, 2 June 2014 (UTC)

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June 2014[edit]

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July 2014[edit]

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Iryna Harpy (talk) 23:23, 14 July 2014 (UTC)

Xbox One[edit]

Stop with the disruptive reverts and insulting edit summaries. It's unhelpful. If you have a case to make without insults, do so on the talk page, but if you don't it will just keep being reverted. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 20:00, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

Blocked[edit]

You've been blocked for 48 hours due to edit warring. You need to to discuss and come to a conclusion, then make the changes, not continually undo/redo edits. Judging by your talk page, you really ought to calm down and try to handle yourself a better around here. Sergecross73 msg me 02:34, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

DRN request[edit]

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August 2014[edit]

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Reference Errors on 21 September[edit]

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GDP PPP[edit]

Why are you removing sourced material from the article? I have not replaced any source. I simply added a 2007 source from the IMF and expanded material from the ICP Data references already on the article.

Could you explain your specific problem with my edits please. Thanks. Antiochus the Great (talk) 15:45, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

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Eurasian Economic Union[edit]

Hello Crossswords, the Eurasian Economic Union will launch on January 1 2015 with 5 member states and candidates planning to the join in the future. We're looking for someone that can assess the article so that we can get it ranked as a good article before January 1. We're currently working to make it fit the featured article criteria. If someone could assess the article it would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers —Mentoroso (talk) 15:49, 22 December 2014 (UTC)

russian ruble[edit]

"As for Belarus, the sources say nothing about it currently using the ruble." was in the edit summary by another user and that is also what i said, so can revert your edit 81.235.159.105 (talk) 12:55, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

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Warning icon Please stop your disruptive editing. If you continue to vandalize pages by deliberately introducing incorrect information, as you did at Protectionism, you may be blocked from editing. bobrayner (talk) 01:12, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

I have left questions for you at Talk:Protectionism#Can the map be improved?. Leegrc (talk) 13:53, 29 January 2015 (UTC)

CBS as state funded media, did you mean CPS?[edit]

In Cold_War_II#Ideology_and_propaganda I noticed you listed CBS as state funded media. CBS is a private corporation. Did you mean CPB? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Schwern (talkcontribs) 18:30, 20 January 2015 (UTC)