It is used as a symbol of divinity and spirituality in Indian religions , including Hinduism , Buddhism and Jainism. It is also commonly used in Hindu marriage ceremonies. The swastika is an icon which is widely found in both human history and the modern world. A swastika generally takes the form of a cross , the arms of which are of equal length and perpendicular to the adjacent arms, each bent midway at a right angle. It was used by the Nazi Party to symbolize German nationalistic pride. To Jews and other victims and enemies of Nazi Germany, it became a symbol of antisemitism and terror.
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Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction are traditional methods of building with heavy timbers , creating structures using squared-off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden pegs. If the structural frame of load-bearing timber is left exposed on the exterior of the building it may be referred to as half-timbered , and in many cases the infill between timbers will be used for decorative effect. The country most known for this kind of architecture is Germany , where timber framed houses are spread all over the country. The method comes from working directly from logs and trees rather than pre-cut dimensional lumber. Hewing this with broadaxes , adzes , and draw knives and using hand-powered braces and augers brace and bit and other woodworking tools, artisans or framers could gradually assemble a building.
The opposition says the vote was rigged, sparking months of political unrest and a brutal police crackdown. Protesters believe political novice Svetlana Tikhanovskaya — who ran in place of her jailed husband and fled to neighbouring Lithuania shortly after the vote — was the true winner of the polls. Czech auto maker Skoda and German motor oil manufacturer Liqui Moly had both threatened to pull out of sponsoring the event if it took place in Belarus.