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    a still picture taken from a computer or television screen

    Twitter was flooded with screencaps showing a side-by-side comparison of a Russian-language channel which was showing one of those boring fake court shows soon after the attack, and English-language Russia Today, which was broadcasting about Domodedovo.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/01/2011
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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