Daily Archives: August 6, 2022

2022-08-06: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-08-06). Amnesty International report exposes Ukraine's violations of international law, deliberate use of civilians as human shields. wsws.org The report has dealt a significant blow to the relentless war propaganda in the media and has provoked a hysterical response by the Ukrainian government.

____ (2022-08-05). World food prices decline amid relief from restarted Ukraine grain exports: FAO. ecns.cn World food prices declined dramatically in July, according to the Rome-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday.

Staff (2022-08-06). Mora rejects '72-hour deadline' for Iran nuclear talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — European Union's coordinator in Iran nuclear talks Enrique Mora has rejected a report that claimed there is a "72-hour deadline" in the negotiations.

WSWS (2022-08-06). New Zealand government nervous about US-China confrontation. wsws.org Notwithstanding the evident concern in ruling circles about the US-China confrontation, New Zealand is integrated into the US alliance, its war against Russia, and war plans against China.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-06). "The Doomsday Forum": Senior Military, Nuclear Weapons Officials Convene… America's "$1 Trillion Nuclear Weapons Plan". Take out Russia, Iran and North Korea? globalresearch.ca "Blowing up the Planet" through the use of "peace-making nuclear bombs" is a money making undertaking, a corporate bonanza for the "defense" contractors.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-05). Amnesty International Says Ukraine's Fighting Tactics Endanger Civilians. news.antiwar.com Amnesty International on Thursday "We have documented a pattern of Ukrainian forces putting civilians at risk and violating the laws of war when they operate in populated areas," said Agnès Callamard, Amnesty's secretary-general. "Being in a defensive position does not exempt the Ukrainian military from respecting internation…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-05). Has the Ukraine Conflict Driven U.S. Government Officials Crazy? covertactionmagazine.com Latest outrage is the FBI's use of flash-bang grenades and drones to startle 80-year-old leader of Black Nationalist organization who …

Infobrics (2022-08-05). Here's Why More Countries Are Knocking on BRICS' Door. infobrics.org The growing charm of strength between Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) coupled with the loss of attraction in the West has led to more countries, including Iran and Argentina, applying for BRICS membership…

Fight Back (2022-08-05). Statement condemning Nancy Pelosi's reckless visit to China's Taiwan. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement issued by Friends of Socialist China. Freedom Road Socialist Organization is one of the organizational signatories. | We condemn in the strongest possible terms the provocative and war-mongering visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to China's territory of Taiwan. | Pelosi is a reactionary, anti-working-class imperialist politician with a long record of inveterate hostility to Socialist China and the Chinese people. Her visit to Taiwan is a major political provocation that carries with it a grave danger of leading to regional and even world war. It…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-05). The Russian Foreign Ministry Comprehensively Explained the Global Systemic Transition. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko What follows is a summary of everything that the Director of the Foreign Policy Planning Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs shared, after which some concluding thoughts will wrap up the analysis. Alexey Drobinin, Director of the Foreign Policy Planning Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, comprehensively explained the global…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-05). Russia Sends Data To UN Proving Kiev Attacked Detention Center. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageIt remains to be seen whether the UN will implement appropriate measures against Kiev. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Science sat the Rural Federal University of Rio Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | The Russian government is sending data to the UN proving that it was not involved in the attack on the Elenovka detention center, in the Donetsk People's Republic. Moscow alleges that it was the Ukrainian forces themselves that operated the attack in order to prevent confiden…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-05). Fuerzas ucranianas bombardean objetivos civiles en Donetsk. telesurtv.net Los informes preliminares reportan cinco civiles muertos y seis heridos como consecuencia del bombardeo.

Anonymous765 (2022-08-05). Ukrainian Defenses Collapse Along The Entire Frontline In Donbas. southfront.org |

WSWS (2022-08-05). German government sets course for world war as it backs Pelosi's Taiwan visit. wsws.org Similar to the war in Ukraine, Berlin also sees the conflict with China as an opportunity to advance its long-cherished plans for rearmament and its great power ambitions.

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-05). In Kosovo as in Ukraine, the Same Western 'Invisible Hand' Foments Conflict. orinocotribune.com By Aleksandar Pavic &#1 ; Ago 1, 2022 | In both cases, the West put no pressure on the side it supports to adhere to signed international deals | In addition to the conflict in Ukraine, Europe is now faced with the prospect of renewed conflict in Kosovo, Serbia's breakaway province (officially named Kosovo and Metohija according to the Serbian constitution). Kosovo's unilateral secession was recognized by the main Western powers in 2008. This came nine years after NATO's attack on Serbia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, after which NATO forces occupied the province and helped install an ethnic Albanian-led…

Anonymous669 (2022-08-05). British L118 Light Howitzers Spotted With Kiev Forces (Photos). southfront.org L118 105 mm light howitzers recently supplied by the United Kingdom have been spotted with Kiev forces for the first time. | On August 5, photos showing Ukrainian service members with an L118 howitzers in a camouflaged position near an unspecified frontline surfaced online. | The L118, which was designed by the UK's Royal Armament Research and Development Establishment, has range of 17,2 kilometers with regular 105 mm rounds and up to 20,6 kilometers with base bleeding rounds. The light howit…

_____ (2022-08-05). Hate Campaign Targets Bridges of Love for Its Solidarity Work with Cuba. popularresistance.org Marco Rubio has done it again. The man famous for slandering and being ashamed of his Cuban and Latino roots once again made a fool of himself before the world by requesting the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to conduct an "immediate" inquiry into the ties between the U.S.-based solidarity group Puentes de Amor and Cuba. | The Florida senator believes it is highly suspicious that Carlos Lazo, who founded and currently coordinates the group, is meeting with authorities on the island. The movement has traveled to the Caribbean country dozens of times with health supplies and food, especially during the harde…

Sophia Lin Lakin (2022-08-05). Fifty-Seven Years After its Enactment, the Voting Rights Act is in Peril. aclu.org This week marks 57 years since the signing of the In the decades following the Civil War, states in the South enacted discriminatory measures, such as poll taxes and literary tests, in order to stop Black Americans from voting. Not to be deterred, voting rights activists proteste…

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). Guatemala Lives Under Political Terror, Indigenous Leader Warns. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Guatemalan Indigenous leader Rosalina Tuyuc assured that her country is under "political terror" and denounced the arrest of journalist Jose Ruben Zamora as a very serious attack on freedom of expression. | RELATED: | "In any democracy, free expression of thought is the greatest banner of truth," she stressed, referring to Zamora's arrest a week ago. | The leader of the National Coordinator of Guatemalan Widows…

Staff (2022-08-05). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Villa Clara y Pinar del Rio logran barridas en los primeros duelos. cubadebate.cu Los equipos de Villa Clara y Pinar del Rio barrieron a sus oponentes en las primeras subseries particulares del VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol categoría sub 23, en una jornada donde se firmó una lechada y dos partidos necesitaron una entrada extra para definirse.

Staff (2022-08-05). Pelier ya está en la final A del Campeonato Mundial de Canoa en Halifax, Canadá. cubadebate.cu El olímpico José Ramón Pelier se hizo este viernes de un boleto a la final A del C1-1000 metros del Campeonato Mundial de Velocidad en Canoa de Halifax 2022, que acoge Canadá. En 4: 10.75 minutos hizo el recorrido el joven de 21 años, rey del Campeonato Mundial Juvenil de Pitesti 2019, Rumanía.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-05). Condenan a implicados en intento de magnicidio del presidente Nicolás Maduro. telesurtv.net Detonaron cargas explosivas para atentar contra la vida del jefe de Estado, en momentos en que hablaba durante un acto público en Caracas el 4 de agosto de 2018.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-08-05). Cubana Cirilo avanza a la final de campeonato mundial de Canoa. telesurtv.net José Ramón Pelier, por su lado, avanzó a las semifinales del C1 a 1000 metros, que se llevará a cabo este viernes, tras entrar en su ronda con tiempo de 4: 10.97 minutos.

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-05). Sanders Crafts Amendment to Close 'Holes' in Medicare That 'Are Harming Seniors'. commondreams.org "Adding dental, vision, and hearing benefits to Medicare is supported by 84% of the American people," said an aide to the senator, who plans to propose including the expansion in Democrats' reconciliation package.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-08-05). Imputan a 4 policías por asesinato de afroamericana en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El fiscal afirmó que tres de los policías se involucraron en la falsificación de una orden de allanamiento.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-05). Africa Remains at the Center of a 21st Century Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Abayomi Azikiwe -Jul 27, 2022 | Leaders and officials from Russia, France and the United States are vying for influence over the 1.3 billion people living within the African Union's 55 member-states | Several geopolitical powers are seeking to enhance their influence and cooperation with the continent of Africa. | United States President Joe Biden announced during July that he would host a summit with African leaders at the White House in December. | This announcement by Biden comes in the aftermath of several important political developments which have exposed the ineffective foreign policy orientation of the…

_____ (2022-08-05). FBI Attack on the Uhuru Movement is a Warning. popularresistance.org On July 29, 2022, the FBI raided the Uhuru House in St. Petersburg, Florida and the Uhuru Solidarity Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The raids were connected with the indictment of a Russian national who is accused of attempting to "cause turmoil in the United States" by engaging with "Unindicted Co-Conspirators" to act as agents of the Russian Federation. | The African People's Socialist Party (APSP) is the organization targeted by the FBI for a very simple reason. It is a Black organization which has dared to confront and oppose U.S. imperialism. The alleged connection with the Russian government kills two birds…

Anonymous669 (2022-08-05). Russian Warplanes Destroyed Hideouts Of US Proxies In Syria's Al-Tanf (Video). southfront.org FILE IMAGE: RIA Novosty | Russian warplanes had neutralized a unit of the US-backed al-Qaryatayn Martyrs Brigade near the southeastern Syrian area of al-Tanf where the US-led coalition maintains a large garrison, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on August 5. | In a statement, the ministry said that the warplanes were counducting a routine patrol over a desert area near al-Tanf on August 4 when they located the unit. The warplanes then targeted several caves where the unit's members were hiding."This terrorist…

Infobrics (2022-08-05). Russia, China to Break Ground on Gas Pipeline Via Mongolia in 2024. infobrics.org The Power of Siberia-2 pipeline, which will deliver Europe-bound gas from western Siberian fields to China for the first time, is expected to go online in 2030…

Infobrics (2022-08-05). Why Russian Exporters Should Be Looking to the India Consumer Market for Diversifying Trade. infobrics.org Indian Imports of Russian Goods Grew 272% in April-May 2022…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-05). French Volunteer Suggests Bucha Tragedy Was A False Flag. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageEvidence points that there was no Russian participation in the Bucha incident. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | Since footage of the Bucha tragedy emerged, Russian officials have repeatedly claimed that Moscow forces had no part in the alleged massacre. Reports by journalists and analysis by experts on several occasions showed that the evidence pointed to the existence of a false flag operati…

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). Russia Supports Iran at Nuclear Negotiation Talks. telesurenglish.net Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, said that the Russian Federation supports the position adopted by the Iranian side regarding the restart of the nuclear agreement negotiations. | RELATED: | "This plan should be renewed only as approved by the United Nations Security Council, without additions, without any exemptions," said the Russian official during a press conference in Cambodia. | The Russian side recognized that Tehran's position on…

Staff (2022-08-05). Russia MoD links USAID to emergence of COVID-19. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Russian Defense Ministry assumes a connection between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) program on bat control and the emergence of Covid.

____ (2022-08-05). Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a 'malicious provocation': Medvedev. ecns.cn Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday called U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a "malicious provocation."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-05). It is China's Legitimate Right to Defend its National Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity. libya360.wordpress.com Guo Haiyan, Chinese Ambassador to Guyana A PLA soldier looks around with a telescope on August 5, 2022, as the Navy of the PLA Eastern Theater Command continues drills the waters around the island of Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua China has undisputed sovereignty over Taiwan Taiwan has belonged to China since ancient times. The earliest records of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-05). Libya: The Horrific Explosion of Fuel Tank is Another State Crime Against the People of Fezzan. libya360.wordpress.com Habib Lassoued Fezzan province is one of the most important oil production centers, especially from the fields in the Murzuq Basin, where about 500 thousand barrels are produced per day with huge untapped reserves of shale gas. It is not the first state crime committed against the people of Fezzan The horrific explosion of a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-05). Once Led by a Fierce Champion of Anti-Colonialism, Patrice Lumumba, the Democratic Republic of Congo Has Been Recolonized by Western Capital. libya360.wordpress.com Owen Schalk Coltan mine, Democratic Republic of Congo. The United States does the heavy lifting, but Canada provides consistent behind-the-scenes support to enable the plunder of Congo and other nations in the Global South. On October 14, 2004, a group of ten armed men took control of the city of Kilwa in the eastern Katanga…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-04). Stoltenberg Says NATO Working With Arms Industry to Get Ukraine More Weapons. news.antiwar.com NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday said that the military alliance was working closely with the arms industry "We are providing a lot of support but we need to do even more and be prepared for the long haul," the NATO chief told Reuters. "Therefore we're also now in close contact and working closely with the defense industry to produce mor…

Jenny Pierson (2022-08-04). Russia and the European Union Continue Transition to Wartime Economies. independentmediainstitute.org Having declared victory over the "economic blitzkrieg" of Western sanctions in March, Russian President Vladimir Putin must contend with continued Western financial support to Ukraine as it combats Russian forces. In addition, the Kremlin will be forced to finance the reconstruction and integration of conquered Ukrainian territory. With costs mounting, Putin has increasingly promoted the …

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