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2nd Aug '14 7:41:07 PM SSJMagus
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In 2014 it ''de facto'' reverted to the G7 when the other members suspended Russia's membership in response to its annexation of the Ukrainian territory of Crimea. This was specifically said to be at temporary suspension, but it's also an indefinite one.
28th Jul '14 1:23:13 PM Morgenthaler
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* Several ''AxisPowersHetalia'' strips take place at the G8, though with the [[MoeAnthropomorphism countries]] there instead of their leaders. A running joke is that no one ever seems to remember that Canada is supposed to be there, or if he is there, that he exists.
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* Several ''AxisPowersHetalia'' ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'' strips take place at the G8, though with the [[MoeAnthropomorphism countries]] there instead of their leaders. A running joke is that no one ever seems to remember that Canada is supposed to be there, or if he is there, that he exists.

* ''TheGirlInTheCafe'', a BBC drama just before the 2005 Gleneagles Summit involved KellyMacdonald romancing BillNighy at a fictional G8 summit in Reykjavik, where they deal with the thorny issues surrounding ending world hunger for children.
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* ''TheGirlInTheCafe'', ''Series/TheGirlInTheCafe'', a BBC drama just before the 2005 Gleneagles Summit involved KellyMacdonald Creator/KellyMacdonald romancing BillNighy at a fictional G8 summit in Reykjavik, where they deal with the thorny issues surrounding ending world hunger for children.
19th Aug '13 12:36:50 AM Korodzik
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It has now been effectively replaced by the G-20[[hottip:*:which includes all of the above members and also Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, South Africa, and Turkey, as well as the European Union at large, which means some members are represented twice]] as the main economic forum, which also attracts rioters.
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It has now been effectively replaced by the G-20[[hottip:*:which G-20[[note]]which includes all of the above members and also Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, South Africa, and Turkey, as well as the European Union at large, which means some members are represented twice]] twice[[/note]] as the main economic forum, which also attracts rioters.
14th May '13 3:53:06 PM MarkLungo
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The EuropeanUnion also turns up for the party, as well as other major countries being invited.
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The EuropeanUnion UsefulNotes/TheEuropeanUnion also turns up for the party, as well as other major countries being invited.
2nd Dec '12 2:48:40 PM Nautilus1
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Russia had gained membership in 1997 for political reasons and only became a full member and regarded as a major economic power in 2004. It might have become G'''9''' if Spain's 2008 request to join (when the estimations of Spanish [=GDP=] were to exceed Canada's and Italy's) had been admitted.
9th May '12 8:21:34 PM BrentLaabs
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!![[AC:Film]] * is a romance story
9th May '12 8:21:22 PM BrentLaabs
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!![[AC:Film]] * is a romance story

* A BBC drama just before the 2005 Gleneagles Summit involved KellyMacdonald lobbying BillNighy at a fictional G8 summit in Reykjavik.
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* A ''TheGirlInTheCafe'', a BBC drama just before the 2005 Gleneagles Summit involved KellyMacdonald lobbying romancing BillNighy at a fictional G8 summit in Reykjavik. Reykjavik, where they deal with the thorny issues surrounding ending world hunger for children.
7th May '12 11:56:49 AM MrBadAxe
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It has now been effectively replaced by the G-20 as the main economic forum, which also attracts rioters.
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It has now been effectively replaced by the G-20 G-20[[hottip:*:which includes all of the above members and also Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, South Africa, and Turkey, as well as the European Union at large, which means some members are represented twice]] as the main economic forum, which also attracts rioters.
24th Nov '11 6:46:04 PM KrisMahai
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* Mentioned in the AlexRider novel Snakehead, in the context of a terrorist attack. Scorpia has not been contracted to attack the G8 itself, but a competing environmentalist conference on an island off the coast of Australia.
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* Mentioned in the AlexRider ''Literature/AlexRider'' novel Snakehead, ''Snakehead'', in the context of a terrorist attack. Scorpia has not been contracted to attack the G8 itself, but a competing environmentalist conference on an island off the coast of Australia.
19th Mar '11 11:51:33 PM Cuchulainn
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* A BBC drama just before the 2005 Gleneagles Summit involved Kelly [=MacDonald=] lobbying Bill Nighy at a fictional G8 summit in Reykjavik.
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* A BBC drama just before the 2005 Gleneagles Summit involved Kelly [=MacDonald=] KellyMacdonald lobbying Bill Nighy BillNighy at a fictional G8 summit in Reykjavik.
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