Daily Archives: August 3, 2022

2022-08-03: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-03). Biden regime provides over $8 billion in arms for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandAugust 1, 2022 US president approves new $550 mln security assistance package for Ukraine US President Joe Biden on Monday greenlighted a new military assistance package for Ukraine, valued at up to USD 550 million and including additional ammunition for advanced rocket systems.Joe Biden. The move was announced by White House national security spokesman …

WSWS (2022-08-03). Spain signs military agreement with US amid US-NATO war in Ukraine. wsws.org The agreement will increase the number of US destroyers stationed at the southern Spanish naval base of Rota by half and the number of US Marines in Spain by 600.

____ (2022-08-03). 1st grain ship leaving Ukraine anchors off Istanbul for inspection. ecns.cn The first grain-laden cargo ship leaving the Ukrainian port under a UN-brokered deal anchors off Istanbul on the Black Sea on Tuesday, waiting to be inspected by the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) before it resumes the voyage to Lebanon.

____ (2022-08-03). Grain cargo ship leaving Ukraine anchors off Istanbul for inspection. ecns.cn The Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship "Razoni" loaded with 26,000 metric tons of Ukrainian corn arrives at the northern entrance of the Bosphorus strait for inspection in Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 2, 2022.

WSWS (2022-08-03). As inflation surges, France's TotalEnergies posts €18 billion super-profits. wsws.org Macron has defended the corporation's extortion of tens of billions from workers internationally as prices surge amid the NATO war with Russia in Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Oil giants reap record profits from war, pandemic and skyrocketing prices. wsws.org As working class families the world over struggle to afford basic necessities amid historic inflation, driven by the pandemic and the US-NATO war against Russia, the world's largest multinational oil corporations are announcing record profits.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-03). Presidente argentino realiza visita a proyecto minero de litio. telesurtv.net La Casa Rosada, puntualizó que la planta de carbonato de litio, perteneciente a la minera china Zijin Mining aprovechara los recursos del salar de Laguna Verde.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). Pelosi Accuses China of Threatening Taiwan and 'Democracy Itself,' Says US Cannot 'Stand By'. news.antiwar.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused China "We cannot stand by as the CCP proceeds to threaten Taiwan — and democracy itself," Pelosi said. She repeated a common line coming out of Washington that the world was facing a choice between "autocracy and democracy." | President Biden has framed the US rivalry with China and Russia as a global battle between "autocracy and democracy." He eve…

Staff (2022-08-03). Hybrid war against Russia fraught with nuclear conflict. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — A hybrid war against Russia is fraught with a nuclear conflict, which cannot be won by anyone, a high-ranking Russian foreign ministry official said on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-08-03). Moscow warns against complete cut of relations with US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Moscow may cut diplomatic relations with Washington if the United States designates Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism, Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday.

Infobrics (2022-08-03). Iran Weighs Benefits of BRICS Membership. infobrics.org Recently, Iran applied to join BRICS, a group consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. On a global level, this forum represents 40% of the world population and 26% of the world economy…

Infobrics (2022-08-03). Gazprom, CNPC Sign Deal on Supplying Russian Gas to China. infobrics.org The deal sets out how the pipeline crosses the Ussuri river on the China-Russia border. Gazprom recently issued a five-year plan for large-scale work on Far East gasification…

Staff (2022-08-03). US wants to show its impunity through its actions in Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lambasted Washington for its actions regarding Taiwan, noting that the US wants to demonstrate "impunity", proving to the world it can get away with anything.

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-02). Western Experts Urge US to Start Talks with Russia Before "It's Too Late" globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-02). US corporations own around 30% of Ukrainian arable land. infobrics.org The Ukrainian people have not only been quite literally robbed of the lands their ancestors gave their lives for, but now they're effectively dying in battle to make sure this theft continues unabated.

Alan Macleod (2022-08-02). Most of the "Fact-Checking" Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington. mintpressnews.com In light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an information war as bitter as the ground fighting has erupted, and Meta (Facebook's official name) announced it had partnered with nine organizations to help it sort fact from fiction.

Infobrics (2022-08-02). The Rise of BRICS: The Economic Giant that Is Taking on the West. infobrics.org Times have changed. Russia, China, India, along with many other countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America are navigating all available spaces to counter the suffocating western dominance…

Infobrics (2022-08-02). India, BRICS in Cold War Conditions. infobrics.org The West's "sanctions from hell" have given a big stimulus to India-Russia bilateral trade, giving it a dynamism that one never suspected would be recaptured in…

Staff (2022-08-02). Ernesto Villegas Interviews Lucas Koerner: The West 'Miscalculated' Sanctions Against Russia. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, July 31, US sociologist Lucas Koerner said that the West "miscalculated" its sanctions against Russia, because they have caused an international crisis, particularly for the European continent, as winter approaches. Interviewed on the Venezuelan television program Aqui con Ernest Villegas, Koerner expressed his opinion that the economic measures against Russia caused the US to make a "slight change" in its way of thinking about Venezuela. | "The blockade on Venezuela is not going to stop, there is not going to be a real change of position," said Koerner. "There might be a tactical maneuver that might…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Taiwan: Washington Plays with Dragon's Fire. libya360.wordpress.com Brian Berletic Tensions continued to build between the United States and China with the recent trip of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan against Beijing's warnings. The unfolding row is depicted with immense ambiguity by the Western media in what is otherwise a clear-cut case of America violating China's sovereignty. US publication…

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-02). Poland's President Duda Compares the Warsaw 1944 Uprising against Nazi Occupation to the Battle of Mariupol. globalresearch.ca

Sara Flounders (2022-08-02). Another war? U.S. uses Taiwan to provoke China. workers.org Bulletin: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan August 2. Here is the statement by the Chinese Foreign Ministry: tinyurl.com/455vrnyb U.S. provocations against China have moved into high gear. Even as the war in Ukraine, instigated by Washington, unfolds with disastrous consequences for European economies and vibrates through the world . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Who Killed the POWs at Yelenovka? All Signs on the Ground Point to a Ukrainian Attack. libya360.wordpress.com Eva K Bartlett It was extremely difficult to witness the charred and twisted remains of Ukrainian POWs in the Yelenovka detention center at first hand. The stench of death was overwhelming. Bodies remained in the ruins and melted into the metal bunk beds they were on at the time of the bombing. Other corpses, presumably…

_____ (2022-08-02). Biden Sends Mixed Signals On Nuclear Treaty As Risk Of Nuclear War Grows. popularresistance.org President Biden on Monday sent mixed signals to Moscow in an apparent offer to negotiate a replacement to the New START, the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the US and Russia. | In a statement to the 10th conference on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Biden said his administration "is ready to expeditiously negotiate a new arms control framework to replace New START when it expires in 2026," but then suggested he wouldn't negotiate with Russia while it was fighting in Ukraine. | "But negotiation requires a willing partner operating in good faith. And Russia's brutal and unprovoked aggression…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-02). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 2, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org A total of 33 US M777 howitzers, 5 launchers of Harpoon anti-ship missile systems, as well as 6 launchers and over 200 rockets of HIMARS multiple rocket launchers were destroyed by Russian strikes against military facilities of the AFU; | Russian air defense systems shot down 34 Ukrainian aircraft, 39 Ukrainian Tochka-U and 226 shells of multiple rocket launchers during the past month, according to the the Russian MOD; | Russian forces destroyed 396 Javelin and NLAW anti…

Anonymous765 (2022-08-02). West Deploys More Heavy Weapons In Ukraine &#1 ; Russia Counters. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). Russia Says Cooperation on HIMARS Strikes Means US Is 'Directly Involved' in Ukraine War. news.antiwar.com The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday said Washington Vadym Skibitsky, the deputy head of Ukraine's military intelligence, Skibitsky insisted…

Chaitanya Davé (2022-08-02). $54 Billion for Ukraine While America's Millions Suffer in Poverty. globalresearch.ca

Reynard Loki (2022-08-02). As the War in Ukraine Devastates the Nation's Ecosystems, the World Reaches Record-High Military Spending. independentmediainstitute.org Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine's soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands. By Erika Schelby, Independent Media Institute 10 min read In the U.S., proponents supporting military expansion and increasing defense spending have prevailed despite the more pressing need to divert all available resources to fight the …

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-02). 'Playing With Fire,' Says China After Pelosi Lands in Taiwan. commondreams.org One anti-war group called the U.S. House speaker's trip "unnecessary, dangerous, and utterly reckless at a time when the war in Ukraine continues."

____ (2022-08-02). Grain-laden ship from Ukraine leaves Odesa port. ecns.cn The Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship "Razoni" loaded with 26,000 metric tons of Ukrainian corn leaves the Ukraine's Odesa port heading to the port of Tripoli in Lebanon after restarting grain export in Odesa, Ukraine, Aug. 1, 2022.

____ (2022-08-02). US directly involved in Ukraine war: Russia says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Russian Ministry of Defense on Tuesday said that the United States was directly involved in the conflict in Ukraine because US spies were approving and coordinating Ukrainian missile strikes on Russian forces.

Staff (2022-08-02). German, Italian, Hungarian warplanes take over NATO Baltic patrol. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJuly 31, 2022 Germany, Hungary, Italy take up NATO's Baltic air policing German, Hungarian and Italian fighter aircraft will take up air patrols over the Baltic region as part of NATO's air policing mission starting on Monday (1 August 2022). For the coming months, four Hungarian JAS-39 fighter aircraft and some eighty personnel will lead …

_____ (2022-08-02). NATO-Backed Network Of Syria Dirty War Propagandists Identified. popularresistance.org On June 10th, The Guardian's Mark Townsend published an article headlined "Russia-backed network of Syria conspiracy theorists identified." ("Russia-backed" has since been removed). | The article is based on what Townsend calls a "new analysis" that "reveals" a "network more than two dozen conspiracy theorists, frequently backed by a coordinated Russian campaign." This network, Townsend claims, is "focused on the denial or distortion of facts about the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons and on attacking the findings of the world's foremost chemical weapons watchdog," the Organization for the Prohibition of C…

Staff (2022-08-02). Mundial sub-20 de atletismo: Plata para Cuba en el salto largo. cubadebate.cu Alejandro Parada ganó el subtítulo en la prueba de salto largo del Campeonato Mundial de Atletismo para menores de 20 años, un resultado que mantiene la tradición nacional de ganar al menos una medalla en cada uno de estos torneos. El decatlonista Josmi Sánchez terminó quinto para firmar otra excelente actuación.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-02). Former Bolivian President Evo Morales calls for a Global campaign to eliminate NATO. mronline.org In interview with British journalist, Morales says the U.S. uses NATO to provoke wars and sell weapons. U.S./UK-backed coup against him in 2019 was undertaken for lithium and because his government advanced an alternative economic model to the neoliberal "Washington Consensus"

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-02). Transportistas realizan paro tras asesinatos en Barranquilla. telesurtv.net Las autoridades atribuyen los asesinatos a organizaciones criminales que están extorsionando a las empresas.

Staff (2022-08-02). Acusan a Tel Aviv de falsear caso de periodista asesinada. cubadebate.cu La ONG B'Tselem acusó al gobierno israelí de falsear y encubrir el caso del asesinato de la periodista palestina Shireen Abu Aqleh. El Centro de Información Israelí para los Derechos Humanos en los Territorios Ocupados criticó en Twitter declaraciones del comandante de la unidad militar que irrumpió en el campo de refugiados de Jenín.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-02). Military Situation In Serbia On August 2, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size map | On July 31, the international security forces in Kosovo, operating under the auspices of NATO, were pulled to the bridge over the Ibar River in the city of Kosovska Mitrovica; | Serbs from the northern part of Kosovo and Metohija held protests amid the decision of Pristina to ban Serbian license plates and documents; | On July 31, special police units of Kosovo moved from Pristina to the north of Kosovo and Metohija; | On July 31, firing of automatic weapons was report…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). Russia Says US Has Shown No Interest in Negotiating New START. news.antiwar.com The Kremlin on Tuesday said that Washington The comments from the Kremlin came after President Biden

Anonymous103 (2022-08-02). Military Situation In Syria On August 2, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 2, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On August 2, SAA attacked a vehicle belonging to Turkish-backed forces with and ATGM in al-Barah area; | On August 1, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Kafr Taal area; | On August 1, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled YPG positions near Tal Rafaat; | On August 1, artillery of Turkish-backed forces…

Staff (2022-08-02). U.S. election cycle drives new confrontations with China, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Global TimesAugust 1, 2022 Dim mid-term election prospects of Democrats risk igniting more tensions With less than 100 days to go before the US mid-term elections, many US media outlets, polls and observers see the Democrats' prospects dim. A new Bloomberg Economics study showed that "President Joe Biden's party can expect to lose 30 to …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). 'Tools of Russia': FBI Raid on Black Political Party Seen As Part of 'Black Scare/Red Scare' in United States. libya360.wordpress.com Julie Varughese Members of the African People's Socialist Party alongside non-African supporters. Chairman Omali Yeshitela (front center) is in a black beret, while his wife and Deputy Chair, Ona Zené Yeshitela, stands behind him in a blue hat / credit: African People's Socialist Party Black political organizations and other anti-imperialist groups condemned the U.S. Federal…

Irina Slav (2022-08-02). Russia Is Vital for OPEC+, Says New OPEC Secretary-General. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-02). Russia wants for Iranian nuclear deal to be revived ASAP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Russia supports the swiftest revival of a nuclear deal with Iran, however, the West's unfriendly steps with regard to Moscow may indirectly impact a number of its provisions, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Antonio García: Peace is Not Always Associated with Social Justice and the Welfare of Society. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch The first commander of the National Liberation Army, Antonio García, spoke about the possibility for peace amid a time of historic transformation in Colombia. Colombia is undergoing a period of radical transformation. The country which for decades had been dominated by conservative rule, and subject to the demands and needs of the United…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). "Dialogue Among Family," says MST Leader on Meeting with Colombian Vice President Francia Márquez. libya360.wordpress.com Michele de Mello Francia Márquez met with leaders of Brazilian popular movements on July 26, in Sà£o Paulo — Photo: Vinícius Poàßo de Toledo Agrarian reform, agro-ecology, and integration were topics discussed between the MST and the vice-president-elect of Colombia The Landless Rural Workers' Movement (MST) was one of the organizations that met with the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). How Maasai Women are Resisting Land Grabs. libya360.wordpress.com Hibist Kassa Kenyan doctors treat Maasai villagers who fled Loliondo in Tanzania. Photo: Forest Peoples Programme Pastoralists, such as the Maasai community, have lost their land to mining, tourism and conservation as a result of unjust practices that are rooted in colonial processes In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, "Corporations come with…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Is the US Preparing a Military Coup in Brazil? libya360.wordpress.com Germán Gorraiz López The United States has reportedly begun moving its tentacles to prevent the predictable victory of leftist candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the upcoming October elections, a plot that would lead to a military coup. Bolsonaro and the Trumpian legacy The ideology of Jair Bolsonaro, president of Brazil, takes up the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Italy: An African Killed in the Street Among Idle Passers-By. libya360.wordpress.com Marinella Correggia In Italy, Akila Ogorchukwu, a disabled Nigerian street vendor was punched and strangled in the street in Civitanova Marche by a 32-year-old Italian man with a history of violence and drugs. The deadly attack lasted four long minutes and took place in a central street. No one present intervened. Witnesses took video footage,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Statement by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan. libya360.wordpress.com The following statement was released by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs shortly after Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan. Pelosi's visit is a gross violation of China's sovereignty and the One China principle that the US has claimed to uphold since 1972. Furthermore it is an affront to the dignity of the Chinese people and a…

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-02). Kiev Eliminates POW Witnesses. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-08-01). Lessons from Vietnam for Ukraine. transcend.org 28 Jul 2022 – Ukrainians have become cannon fodder for the US geopolitical goals, just as the South Vietnamese were. Will the US and allies continue to escalate the conflict in Ukraine with the goal of hurting Russia? Have we learned nothing from Vietnam and subsequent US/Western foreign policy disasters of the past 40 years?>

____ (2022-08-01). Of the Secret Leaks and the Baking Planet. transcend.org 29 Jul 2022 – Strangely enough, two major scientific findings, both announced in July, did not attribute the current dangerous world's disasters to the proxy war unfolding in Ukraine.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Overlooking a More Typical Culprit. jamanetwork.com To the Editor We read with great interest the recent report by Dr Chang and Jin of a patient with acute total occlusion of the left main coronary artery (LMCA). The authors discussed 2 electrocardiogram (ECG) patterns of acute total occlusion of the LMCA: (1) ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) with right bundle-branch block plus left anterior fascicle block; and (2) non-STEMI. The case is excellently presented; however, some points require further discussion.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Overlooking a More Typical Culprit—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We thank Dr Chen and colleagues for their interest and appraisal of the case report presented in Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography. Their insightful comments highlight 2 main concerns regarding our report of a patient with an acute total left main trunk (LMT) occlusion without collateral circulation. We appreciate the opportunity to further expand on our article by addressing the authors' concerns.

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