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Penguins, postage stamps and Russian politics: What it’s like to rule the territory with no citizens

Monday, April 25th 2022 - 09:44 UTC
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By Jonathan Margolis, The Telegraph – Monday 25 April is South Georgia's Liberation Day, when a British Task Groupin 1982 recovered the island from Argentine military occupation. However, the island has no citizens to celebrate the event, with no more than thirty temporary residents. Read full article

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  • Monkeymagic

    ahh yes...South Georgia...claimed by Argentina because....

    1) No Spanish settlement
    2) No Vernet
    3) No Mestevier

    Just...because we want it!

    Apr 25th, 2022 - 10:00 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Pytangua

    A striking example of the stupidity of the British Empire today - straight out of Gilbert and Sullivan ,yet still financed by British taxpayers.

    Apr 25th, 2022 - 10:59 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Dirk Dikkler

    @ “Pytangua”, I take it that You did Not Bother to read the Story which clearly says it is Self Financing. Read First Respond after digesting the information and then Comment !!!

    Apr 25th, 2022 - 01:41 pm - Link - Report abuse +2

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