Daily Archives: August 8, 2022

2022-08-08: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-08-08). The Corners of the Multipolar World Order. infobrics.org Much has been said about Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa separately. Still, remarkably little attention has been paid to the joint attempt to institutionalize the emerging powers' ties in BRICS—an acronym crucial to understanding the multipolar framework of the emerging world order…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). Russia Launches Airstrikes Against US-Backed Fighters in Syria Near US Base. news.antiwar.com Russia announced on Friday that it conducted an airstrike against a group of US-backed militants in Syria near al-Tanf, a US military base located in the south of the country. Russia said it targeted Liwa Shuhada al-Qaryatayn (ShQ), a group that has fought against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow said the Russian …

Alan MacLeod (2022-08-08). Most of the "Fact-checking" Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington. orinocotribune.com By Alan Mcleod — Aug 2, 2022 | Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the US government, either through the US Embassy or via the notorious National Endowment for Democracy (NED). | 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

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-08). High-Level Ukrainian Intelligence Official Admits U.S. Deeply Involved in Ukraine Conflict. covertactionmagazine.com Major General Vadym Skibitsky, the deputy head of the Kyiv regime's military intelligence directorate, admitted in an interview with the British daily Telegraph, that the U.S. government is involved in targeting decisions regarding U.S. supplied Lockheed Martin's High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS). Moscow has seized on this admission to charge the U.S. with direct involvement …

____ (2022-08-07). Shipments of Ukrainian grain go into high gear with 2nd caravan of ships inspected. ecns.cn Efforts to bring Ukrainian grain to international markets via the Black Sea have gone into a higher gear as the inspections of the second caravan of ships off Istanbul were concluded on Sunday.

Rqorinoco (2022-08-08). Are the Jews Indigenous to Palestine? orinocotribune.com By David Miller — Aug 3, 2022 | All in all, seven of the fourteen Zionist Prime Ministers, so far, came directly from Russia, Poland, Ukraine, or Belarus. The other seven were children of parents from Europe or America. | There is a rising tide of claims from apologists for the crimes of Zionism that they have been misunderstood. Palestinians might be indigenous to Palestine, but the Jews definitely are. What is called the "Israel-Palestine" conflict, they say, is competition over the same small piece of land by two rival groups of indigenous people. But are the Jews indigenous to the Levant? And what are t…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Kenya Gears Up for General Election on Tuesday. telesurenglish.net Some 22.1 million Kenyans will vote on Aug. 9 to elect, among others, the country's fifth president, members of the National Assembly, senators, and county governors, according to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). | RELATED: | The polling stations across the country will be opened at 6 a.m., local time, Tuesday, and close at 6 p.m. with voting being extended in areas that will not have fin…

Staff (2022-08-08). Serguey Torres gana plata en Mundial de Velocidad de Canoa. cubadebate.cu El campéon de Tokio 2020 Serguey Torres conquistó este domingo medalla de plata en el C1-5000 metros, durante la última fecha del Campeonato Mundial de Velocidad de Canoa de Halifax 2022, en Canadá. El cubano cruzó la meta con 23: 37.94 minutos en cruenta lucha con el ganador el moldavo Serghei Tarnovschi (23: 37.85).

____ (2022-08-08). Vienna talks progressing positively: EU's Mora. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — After meeting with Iranian and US representatives, the cooardinator of Vienna talks Enrique Mora said on Sunday evening that the negotiations are progressing well and he is optimist they would yield results.

Infobrics (2022-08-08). Ural Federal University to Open Russian Language Center in China. infobrics.org Ural Federal University and Qingdao Hengxing University of Science and Technology signed a contract to open a Russian Language Center in the People's Republic of China…

____ (2022-08-07). 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.

____ (2022-08-07). 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."

____ (2022-08-07). 2nd caravan of grain ships from Ukraine arrive in Istanbul. ecns.cn The second caravan of ships transporting grain from Ukraine arrived at the shores of Istanbul, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry on Saturday.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-08-07). Video: America Is Preparing for Confrontation with Russia and China. globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on December 14, 2018, of relevance to unfolding events | At first glance, it reads like the script for a Hollywood catastrophe movie. And yet it's one of the scenarios that is actually being considered in …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-07). The Strategies of Global Warfare: War with China and Russia? Washington's Military Design in the Asia-Pacific. globalresearch.ca Pivot to Asia: China is threatened by the US military in the South and East China Sea. War with China is currently on the drawing board of the Pentagon as outlined in a Rand Report commissioned by the US Army…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). Kiev's Nuclear Terrorism Towards the Zaporozhye Power Plant Threatens All of Europe. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko Since he's beginning to fret that unprecedented US-led Western pressure might soon be put upon him to compromise with Russia as strongly suggested by the Mainstream Media's decisive shift against him last week, to which end Kiev would have to unilaterally capitulate on some or all issues that it previously said were non-negotiable,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). Russian Ops in Ukraine (August 8, 2022) &#1 ; Ukraine's Missing Tanks, Delayed Offensive. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for August 8, 2022 &#1 ; Russian advances continue along the line of contact between Avdiivka and Siversk; &#1 ; Ukraine's "Kherson Offensive‚Ñ¢" has yet to visibly begin; &#1 ; Russian Ministry of Defense claims to have destroyed another HIMARS (5 destroyed in total of 16); &#1 ; Western "rights orgs" turn…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). The West is Silent as Ukraine Targets Civilians in Donetsk Using Banned 'Butterfly' Mines. libya360.wordpress.com Eva K. Bartlett Mine clearance on the central street of Donetsk. Prohibited anti personnel high-explosive (PFM-1) "Petal" mines have been dropped on the city during night-time raids. © RIA On Saturday night, just after 9 pm, thunderous explosions rocked central Donetsk. Shortly after, there were announcements that air defense had shot down Ukrainian-fired missiles containing "Butterfly" (or "Petal") mines. Given that…

Staff (2022-08-07). Rusia denuncia planes de Ucrania de organizar una nueva provocación. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Defensa de Rusia denunció que el Ejército de Ucrania tiene planes de llevar a cabo otra provocación a gran escala en los suburbios de la ciudad de Slaviansk. El jefe del Centro para la Gestión de la Defensa de Rusia, coronel general Mijaíl Mízintsev, detalló que la zona prevista, ubicada en el territorio de la autoproclamada República Popular de Donetsk.

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-07). Who Killed the POWs at Yelenovka? All Signs on the Ground Point to a Ukrainian Attack. orinocotribune.com By Eva K. Bartlett &#1 ; Aug 2, 2022 | There is every reason to believe that the July 29 bombing of a detention center holding Ukrainian POWs was carried out on Kiev's orders | 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 killed by shrapnel instead of burning to death, lay outside. A soldier was inspecting them, presumably in order to determine the exact…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-07). Amnesty Says It 'Fully Stands' Behind Ukraine Report Findings Amid Backlash. news.antiwar.com Amnesty International has come under pressure after releasing "Amnesty International deeply regrets the distress and anger that our press release on…

Anonymous669 (2022-08-07). US Anti-Radiation Missile Makes Surprise Appearance In Ukraine (Photos). southfront.org A view of an AGM-88 HARM high-speed anti-radiation missile mcounted beneath the wing of a 37th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4G Phantom II "Wild Weasel" aircraft. By SSGT. SCOTT STEWART \ US Army | The US has reportedly supplied Kiev Forces with advanced anti-radiation missiles in a bid to weaken air defenses providing cover to the ongoing Russian special military operation in Ukraine. | On August 7, Russian sources shared photos showing the remains of a US-made AGM-88 HARM anti-radiation missile, that was al…

____ (2022-08-07). Four more grain ships depart Ukraine ports: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) — Four ships carrying food produce sailed from Black Sea ports in Ukraine Sunday as part of a deal to unblock the country's sea exports, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said.

Roselena Ramirez (2022-08-07). Women in Colombia are Breaking the Vallenato Mold. america.cgtn.com Vallenato is very likely Colombia ¥s most popular music genre these days. Traditionally, male artists have dominated it, but lately, female performers are making a big entry. Michelle Begue reports.

Common Dreams staff (2022-08-07). 'What the Hell is Wrong With Them': GOP Senators Kill $35 Cap on Insulin. commondreams.org 'Republicans told millions of Americans who use insulin to go to hell.'

Staff (2022-08-07). Nazim Hikmet: The Little Girl. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). The US Keeps Reneging on Arms Control Agreements, So Why Should Russia Trust Biden's Latest Overtures? libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter >An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, U.S., August 2, 2017 Washington's track record on fulfilling treaty obligations is not exactly stellar. This week, in an address to the Tenth Review Conference for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons — which…

____ (2022-08-07). Chinese, Russian FMs meet in Cambodia. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the latter's request on the sidelines of meetings of foreign ministers on East Asia cooperation.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). Aid Arrives in Cuba in Response to the Fire in Matanzas. libya360.wordpress.com Aid from Mexico and Venezuela Arrive in Cuba to Fight the Fire in Matanzas Planes from Mexico and Venezuela arrived early Sunday in Cuba to support the fight against the fire in the industrial zone of the western city of Matanzas. The first to arrive was a Boing 737-700 of the Mexican Airforce Force with…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). Aid from Mexico and Venezuela Arrive in Cuba to Fight the Fire in Matanzas. libya360.wordpress.com Planes from Mexico and Venezuela arrived early Sunday in Cuba to support the fight against the fire in the industrial zone of the western city of Matanzas. The first to arrive was a Boing 737-700 of the Mexican Airforce Force with 62 military personnel and 16 experts in the oil area. Brigadier General Juan Bravo…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). The CIA, Universities, and Anti-Communist Marxism. libya360.wordpress.com On this week's release of "On the Barricades," host Maria Cernat speaks to the French-American writer, cultural critic, and activist, Gabriel Rockhill. Gabriel completed his graduate studies under the direction of Jacques Derrida, Luce Irigaray and Alain Badiou, and is now a professor of philosophy at Villanova University. Gabriel's work in academia led him to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). The Crypto-Fascist Group Infiltrating the Online Communist Community. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea Marxist Anti Imperialist Collective, a crypto-Strasserite group, has advocated for Socialism with Richard Spencer characteristics by endorsing the idea of a white state. Big surprise. Why should we care so much? Well, this group is using certain tactics to spread its ideas widely. MAC runs several "communist" subreddits that are easy to mistake…

_____ (2022-08-06). US is Actively Trying to Transform Kyrgyzstan into Anti-Russia. journal-neo.org The geopolitical confrontation between the collective West, led by the United States, and Russia has noticeably intensified and in recent months, after Moscow launched a special operation to denazify Ukraine, has perhaps reached its peak. This confrontation is especially clearly manifested in the political and trade and economic spheres. The United States, having recently made …

Roger Annis (2022-08-06). Shedding Light on Who, Exactly, is Responsible for the War in Ukraine. covertactionmagazine.com On July 7, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR.org) published an article by Gregory Shupak analyzing the hypocrisy of U.S. …

Connor Freeman (2022-08-06). Report: White House At Odds With Lawmakers Over Taiwan Policy Act. news.antiwar.com As tensions with China continue to rise to dangerous levels, President Joe Biden's administration is lobbying Senate Democrats to "put the brakes" on the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. The bill was recently introduced by the hawkish Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Lindsey Graham …

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