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Politics Business a series of coordinated activities, such as public speaking and demonstrating, designed to achieve a social, political, or commercial goal



Russian kampaniia, from the French campagne)

(1) Specially organized work for a certain period, activities aimed at implementing important recurring social and political, economic, or cultural measures (for example, election campaigns, sowing campaigns).

(2) In Russian a word referring to a period of uninterrupted operation of a unit, mechanism, or machine; the duration of its work from the moment it is started until it is stopped for a major overhaul (for example, the kampaniia of a blast furnace).

(3)A military campaign.

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Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said on Sunday he was increasingly concerned that a vote for Britain to leave the European Union could be overturned by a powerful group of the bloc's supporters.
A number of women became involved in heated arguments with the campaigners as shouts of 'bullies' went out.
But the campaigners have now called on Cardiff council to waive the need for the signatures and take a second option open to local authorities - simply declaring a referendum.
The report added the campaigners calling on other German citizens to file similar complaints, which have also been filed in France and Belgium.
Local campaigner Neil Bye said proposals to extract gas from the North Sea by UCG from Sunderland to Amble could have knock-on effects off the coast of Teesside.
The arrests were reported after the campaigners, both women, made an attempt to halt a truck entering the site in the village of Balcombe where fracking company Cuadrilla is to begin the hydraulic fracturing of rock, known as "fracking".
Campaigner William Bromwich issued an eleventh-hour plea to all Coventry city councillors to reverse last week's cabinet decision to close Foleshill Sports and Leisure Centre - which houses the 1930s Livingstone baths fondly remembered by generations of Coventrians.
However, campaigners say it is not the right way to go about the problem with thousands of healthy animals at risk.
Officials said two women campaigners were on their duty in Gulshan-e-Buner area of Landhi when they were shot at and killed.
The campaigners have taken advantage of new rules under the Lisbon Treaty, which allow citizens to submit petitions with at least one million signatures to the European Commission in order to raise awareness among the institutions on a certain issue.
According to the BBC, campaigners have said that branch closures by banks have been affecting communities adversely.
The watchdog Electoral Commission yesterday published figures on the spending by registered campaigners leading up to the March 3 vote.