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Is there any other country than Ukraine that required women to register for military conscription after WW2?

I've seen this mentioned in some Ukrainian sources, and I was wondering how true it is. FWTW, there's a 1985 WaPo article saying that indeed in the later Soviet era, a decree was passed registering ...
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Is there any other country than Ukraine that required women to register for military conscription after WW2?

Russia is recruiting women to serve in support roles such as doctors and cooks. A female doctor fled Russia to avoid being drafted amid fears the 'partial mobilization' will include women medics (...
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Is there any other country than Ukraine that required women to register for military conscription after WW2?

Yes. From Wikipedia: Bolivia Eritrea Israel Morocco Myanmar North Korea Norway Sweden Tunisia Venezuela In some of these countries it is strictly enforced, in others alternative service or ...
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Did any African country accuse China of debt-trap diplomacy?

Some African parties and their leaders, even if (presently) not power, have attacked China though, on a broad populist message. E.g. The leader of Patriotic Front Party (PFP) in Zambia, Michael Sata, ...
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Why do Singapore leaders earn so much more compared to others?

This is easily Googled for. Just to remind everyone, political appointment holders in Singapore are the most highly paid in the world. The government has justified their salaries by saying they’re ...
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Why does China stress the importance of people-to-people exchanges between China and the U.S.?

As noted in a comment, we can only hold opinions and hypotheses about the CCP's "true motivations". I will list possible motivations as I see them. No, this is not about the motivations of ...
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Is there any country that fully uses paperless ballot?

Brazil now has entirely electronic voting, no paper receipt is produced. The vote is recorded. Voting is done on a terminal, modelled on a phone booth. The voting machines identify voters. The vote ...
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Why does China stress the importance of people-to-people exchanges between China and the U.S.?

As with such questions about intent, it depends whom you ask. The quasi-official position in China is that this is a good way [for China] to break through the official saber rattling in the West: We ...
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Why does China stress the importance of people-to-people exchanges between China and the U.S.?

For the same reason as sending youth "down to the countryside", namely that people learn things and are shaped by being present within a milieu, that they would not get otherwise. The reason ...
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Did any African country accuse China of debt-trap diplomacy?

I would say that "debt-trap diplomacy" is largely a liberal propaganda claim which seeks to characterise positive commercial and political relationships between China and developing ...
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Did any African country accuse China of debt-trap diplomacy?

Regarding criticism from politicians, the Sri Lanka affair did trigger some, but not Africa: Letter to Xi: Lankan MP accuses Beijing of pushing Colombo into debt trap pulled up Beijing and his own ...
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Why does Southeast Asia have a resistance towards allowing same-sex marriages?

I'm not sure what there is to say except: Legalizing same-sex marriage is a liberal concept. Southeast Asia is traditionally conservative (example, see also Asian values). Conservative countries don'...
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Why does Southeast Asia have a resistance towards allowing same-sex marriages?

There are 11 countries in Southeast Asia proper (incl. Thailand). Of these: 3 are Muslim-majority: Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. 3 are Communist-like (China-style authoritarian): Cambodia, Vietnam,...
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