Daily Archives: August 10, 2022

2022-08-10: News Headlines

Contributing Writers (2022-08-10). Ukraine Attacks Nuke Plant, Won't Give IAEA Access/ By George Eliason. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-10). What I've seen of Ukraine's war crimes against civilians in the Donbass over the past few months. ingaza.wordpress.com I haven't "blogged" consistently for many years, since my Gaza days really, and use this site as a place to re-post my writings and interviews, generally. Today, because I'm strapped for time, still in the Donetsk People's Republic, I'm doing a short blog post, to share this: If you're not on Twitter, the thread is…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-10). US Warns Africa Against Buying Anything From Russia Besides Grain and Fertilizer. news.antiwar.com The US ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Thomas-Greenfield said during a visit to Uganda that countries could buy "Russian agricultural products, including fertilizer and wheat" but added that "if a country decides to engage with Russia, where there are sanctions, then they are breaking those sanctions." | "We caution countries not to break those sanctions because then … they stand the chance of having actions taken agai…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-10). CBS Removes Documentary on Ukraine Military Aid After Pressure from Ukrainian Government. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageUkraine's foreign minister called for an investigation into the documentary, which found that most military aid wasn't making it to the frontlines | Originally published on AntiWar | CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on Sunday after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary (watch it

_____ (2022-08-10). Growing Cooperation between Turkey and Russia is a Concern for the West. journal-neo.org Russian President Vladimir Putin's meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi on August 5 remains in the center of international attention and the media, given the very broad agenda of the talks — bilateral issues, regional problems and global challenges. The two presidents discussed the key importance of a relationship of trust …

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-10). Will New Zealand be the Next Member of AUKUS? Towards the Formation of An "Asia-Pacific NATO"? globalresearch.ca

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-10). Zelensky's Proposal to Ban Russians From Visiting the West. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous811 (2022-08-10). Pentagon Acknowledged Supply Of AGM-88 HARM Missiles To Ukraine. southfront.org AGM-88 HARM | On August 7, the Russian military found wreckage of a new type of AGM-88 HARM anti-radar missile in Ukraine, which had not previously been used in combat operations. The missiles belonged to NATO, but the United States initially refused to acknowledge its involvement in supplying the missiles. | On July 28, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that the missiles would be supplied from Europe, but no confirmation were provided. The AGM-88 HARM (High-speed Anti-Radar Missile) is desig…

Thalif Deen (2022-08-10). US Providing Hefty $8.2 Billion to Ukraine to Battle Russia. globalresearch.ca

Marc Vandepitte (2022-08-10). War in Ukraine: Who are the Winners and Losers? globalresearch.ca

Jack Bingham (2022-08-10). Army General Declines to Answer Whether Canada Has Boots-on-the-ground Troops in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-10). High-Level Ukrainian Intelligence Official Admits U.S. Deeply Involved in Ukraine Conflict. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-08-09). Indonesia opts for wheat alternative to address food security. ecns.cn Indonesia is preparing for alternatives to replace wheat whose supply chain has been disrupted by conflicts in Ukraine, the Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-08-10). Headlines for August 10, 2022. democracynow.org Wisconsin: Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes Wins Dem Senate Primary, Minnesota: Election Denier Wins GOP Primary for Secretary of State, Becca Balint Wins Democratic House Primary in Vermont, Republicans Demand Answers from FBI & DOJ over Raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago, FBI Seizes Phone of Rep. Scott Perry, Who Played Key Role in Backing Trump's Attempted Coup, Massive Blasts at Russian Air Base in Crimea Kills One, S. African FM to Blinken: The Palestinians, Like the Ukrainians, "Deserve Their Territory & Freedom", Israeli Forces Kill Two Palestinian Teenagers in Occupied West Bank, 50 Palestinians Or…

Staff (2022-08-10). Russians begun training on Iranian drones, US claims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The US says Russian officials have begun training on drones in Iran over the last several weeks, the latest sign that Russia intends to purchase the systems as the war in Ukraine continues.

Staff (2022-08-10). Russia sets new forces formation to support Ukraine operation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The British Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday that Russia establishes new ground forces formation to support Ukraine operation.

Renfrey Clarke (2022-08-10). Ukraine: The state of the war. greenleft.org.au Renfrey Clarke presents an analysis of the balance of forces in Russia's war on Ukraine and argues that urgent international negotiations are needed to secure the survival of an independent Ukrainian state.

George Szamuely (2022-08-10). NATO Learns Nothing and Forgets Nothing. globalresearch.ca

Manlio Dinucci (2022-08-10). Il Comitato No Guerra No NATO (CNGNN) Si Batte Per Un'italia Sovrana, Neutrale, Bfuori Da Ogni Sistema Di Guerra E Per Un Mondo Multipolare. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-10). Western sanctions undermine New START nuclear arms control treaty. infobrics.org The political West kept ignoring repeated warnings by the Russian leadership for months.

Marc Martorell Junyent (2022-08-10). Russian Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East: New Trends, Old Traditions: A Review. juancole.com Bonn (Special to Informed Comment) — Review of Nikolay Kozhanov (ed.), Russian Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East: New Trends, Old Traditions (London: Hurst and Co., 2022). "Syria is not witnessing a battle for democracy, but an armed conflict between government and opposition in a multireligious country. There are few champions of democracy in Syria. …

Staff (2022-08-10). Belarus air defense troops to hold drills inside Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense troops will conduct drills on the republic's territory and at the Russian Aerospace Forces' 185th combat training center in August, the Defense Ministry of Belarus reported on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-08-10). "Bogus Charge": FBI Raids African People's Socialist Party; Group Dismisses Russian Influence Claims. democracynow.org Leaders of the African People's Socialist Party say the FBI carried out a violent raid on its properties with flash grenades and drones early Friday morning in Missouri and Florida. The pan-Africanist group has been a longtime advocate for reparations for slavery and a vocal critic of U.S. foreign policy. The raid appears to be connected to a separate indictment of a Russian man accused of using U.S.-based groups to spread Russian propaganda and tampering with U.S. elections. We speak with Omali Yeshitela, chair of the African People's Socialist Party, who describes how he was zip-tied while his home…

____ (2022-08-10). NE China ports handle over 3,100 China-Europe freight train trips. ecns.cn Northeast China's ports of Manzhouli and Suifenhe on the China-Russia border have seen over 3,100 China-Europe freight train trips in the first seven months of this year.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-09). Loud explosions heard near Russian military airbase in Crimea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — Local people in western Crimea said they heard several loud explosions and saw black smoke rising from the direction of a Russian military airbase at Novofedorivka on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-08-09). Ukraine halts Russian oil supply to EU. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — Ukraine's state oil pipeline operator Ukrtransnafta has stopped pumping Russian crude to the EU through the southern branch of the Druzhba pipeline.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). Ukrainian Terrorism: Firing Munitions Containing Petal Mines On Donbass Orphanage, Another War Crime. libya360.wordpress.com On August 6, Ukraine fired onto the territory of an orphanage in Makeevka a rocket containing the Petal mines which Ukraine has been terrorizing Donetsk civilians with since late July. The orphanage evacuated its children months ago, due to its proximity to the front lines. Nonetheless, according to the Head Physician of the orphanage, Ukraine…

TeleSUR (2022-08-09). Russia Halts Inspections of Facilities Under New START Treaty. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry announced that its country has temporarily withdrawn its facilities from inspections under the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). | RELATED: | "Russia officially informed the United States… that our country was temporarily withdrawing its facilities subject to inspections under this treaty from inspection activities," the Ministry said. | Moscow was forced to suspe…

____ (2022-08-09). Russian youth protest against U.S. provocation. ecns.cn Russian youth protested on the streets against America's provocative Taiwan trip and showed their support for China on August 4 in Russia.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-09). Zelensky Calls on West to Ban Russian Travelers, Says 'Whole Population' of Russia Is Responsible for the War. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday said the "whole population" of Russia is responsible for the war in Ukraine and called on Western nations to ban all Russian travelers as a punishment. | "Whichever kind of Russian … make them go to Russia," Zelensky Zelensky claimed that the Wes…

Staff (2022-08-09). Russian diplomat warns about NATO's nuclear missions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — The deployment of US nuclear weapons to non-nuclear NATO countries and missions practicing the use of these weapons raise the risk of a nuclear conflict, Russian diplomat Igor Vishnevetsky said.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-09). Russian MoD confirms blasts at airfield in Crimea (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — Local people in western Crimea said they heard several loud explosions and saw black smoke rising from the direction of a Russian military airbase at Novofedorivka on Tuesday.

____ (2022-08-08). Biden authorizes largest weapons assistance to Ukraine. ecns.cn The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden announced Monday that the United States will provide Ukraine with 1 billion U.S. dollars worth of additional security assistance, the largest one-time weapons package since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Staff (2022-08-09). Russia warns Turkey over building drone plant in Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — If Turkish drone developer Bayrak builds a plant in Ukraine, the Russian military will consider it as a military target, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). The Intricate Fight for Africa: The Legacy of the Soviet Union vs Western Colonialism. libya360.wordpress.com Ramzy Baroud Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's recent tour in Africa was meant to be a game changer, not only in terms of Russia's relations with the continent, but in the global power struggle involving the US, Europe, China, India, Turkey and others. Many media reports and analyses placed Lavrov's visit to Egypt, the Republic of Congo,…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-09). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On August 9, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Mariinka village; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Avdiivka area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue on the western outskirts of Peski; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue to the northeast of Gorlivka; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Bakhmut; | Russian forces established stronghold in the KNAUF plant on the outskirts o…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-09). Russian-Led Forces Took Control Of Industrial Area Near Soledar. southfront.org On August 9, control of Russian-led forces of a large plant on the outskirts of the city of Soledar was officially confirmed. Fighting has reached the streets of the city. | The Interior Minister of the Luhansk People's Republic claimed that the People's Militia of the LPR took control of the entire territory of the KNAUF plant located on the south-eastern outskirts of Soledar in the northern Donetsk People's Republic."Units of the 6th Cossack Regiment of the People's Militia of the LPR ful…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-09). Today, Ukraine Bombed a Donetsk Hotel Full of Journalists — Here's What It Felt Like to be There. southfront.org Another attack from Kiev has hit central Donetsk, targeting a funeral and a hotel where numerous reporters stay and work…

Anonymous765 (2022-08-09). More Weapons For Kiev's Terrorist Attacks On Civilians. southfront.org |

Mark Taliano (2022-08-09). Who killed the POWs at Yelenovka? All signs on the ground point to a Ukrainian attack/ By Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net 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 Original Link Here: Who killed the POWs at Yelenovka? All signs on the ground point to a Ukrainian attack — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union Eva Bartlett is a Canadian …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-09). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 9, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Uman with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Ochertino with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Seversk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Krasnogorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zhovtnevoye with high-precision missiles; | Russian air defense systems shot down…

TeleSUR (2022-08-09). Ukraine Stops Transit of Russian Oil Through Its Territory. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the Russian pipeline operator Transneft reported that the Ukrainian company UkrTransNafta stopped pumping Russian crude through the southern branch of the Russian Druzhba pipeline, which supplies three European countries. | RELATED: | The Ukrainian company acknowledged that it had stopped the transport of Russian oil since August 4 due to "non-payment of the services offered." Its decision affects the supply of o…

Editor (2022-08-09). The White House Will Approve New $1 Billion Weapons Transfer to Ukraine. scheerpost.com Mvs.gov.ua, CC BY 4.0 By Kyle Anzalone /

TeleSUR (2022-08-09). Lebanese Buyer Rejects Ukrainian Grain Shipment. telesurenglish.net A buyer in Lebanon has rejected the first shipment of the Ukrainian port of Ukraine's grain because of a five-month delay in the delivery. | RELATED: | The Ukrainian embassy in Beirut reported that the Sierra Leone-flagged vessel the Razoni carrying about 26, 0 tons of corn, is located in the Mediterranean sea. | Reports indicate that the Lebanese government is not directly linked to the Ukrainian shipment, as its deliver…

Staff (2022-08-09). Bayrak drone factory in Ukraine to be targeted. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — If Turkish drone developer Bayrak builds a plant in Ukraine, the Russian military will consider it as a military target, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.

WSWS (2022-08-09). Biden administration approves $1 billion military aid package for Ukraine, the largest yet. wsws.org The latest US weapons delivery announcement comes after Amnesty International and the United Nations have confirmed that the Ukrainian military is using tactics that serve to drive up civilian casualties.

Staff (2022-08-09). Medvedev compared Zelensky's words with Hitler's ideas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — The statements of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky on holding the entire Russian population responsible for the special military operation sound like Adolf Hitler's ideas, Dmitry Medvedev said.

_____ (2022-08-09). The UN Just Declared The Human Right To A Healthy, Sustainable Environment. popularresistance.org Climate change is already affecting much of the world's population, with startlingly high temperatures from the Arctic to Australia. Air pollution from wildfires, vehicles and industries threatens human health. Bees and pollinators are dying in unprecedented numbers that may force changes in crop production and food availability. | What do these have in common? They represent the new frontier in human rights. | The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on July 28, 2022, to declare the ability to live in "a clean, healthy and sustainable environment" a universal human right. It also called on countr…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-09). Biden Signs Documents Supporting Sweden and Finland Joining NATO. news.antiwar.com President Biden on Tuesday Since Sweden and Finland joining NATO makes them treaty partners of the US, their memberships needed the approval of the US Senate, where it was overwhelmingly approved

TeleSUR (2022-08-09). Kenya's General Elections Started Smoothly. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, millions of Kenyan citizens cast their ballots at about 46,229 polling stations across the country to elect their fifth president as well as members of the National Assembly, senators, and county governors. | RELATED: | William Ruto, Kenya's sitting deputy president and a presidential candidate under the Kenya Kwanza (Kenya First) Alliance, cast his ballot at 6 a.m. local time at a primary school located in his ancestral Sugoi villag…

Julia Conley (2022-08-09). Nebraska Abortion Ban 3 Votes Short Shows Why Midterms 'Matter So Damn Much'. commondreams.org "Poll after poll has shown that a majority of Nebraskans support abortion rights," said the state's Democratic Party chair. "But there are radical Republican senators that will keep trying to erode reproductive rights."

_____ (2022-08-09). Dublin Demonstration: Ireland Stay Out Of NATO. popularresistance.org On Saturday the sixth of August, members of Ireland's Russian community held a protest in Dublin against the current trajectory that the 26 County State appears to be taking in regards to joining NATO. | Supported by Irish Republican groups, Republican Sinn Féin and the Irish Republican Socialist Party, the demonstration took place on O'Connell Street, Dublin's main thoroughfare, facing the General Post Office — the historic site where the Irish Republic was declared in arms on Easter Monday 1916. | Indeed, just as Irish men and women fought against British imperialism in 1916, the US and UK-supported Imper…

David Sirota (2022-08-09). The Wall Street Vote That Screamed The Quiet Part Out Loud. levernews.com In the name of preserving carefully negotiated legislation, Senate Democrats' leaders united their caucus to vote down amendments that would have added the party's Medicare expansion plan and expanded child tax credit into the final spending bill now moving through Congress.That unity, though, was not universally enforced: Soon after those votes, seven Democratic senators

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-09). Indepaz denuncia asesinato de dos líderes en Ituango, Colombia. telesurtv.net Los hombres se encontraban en una reunión familiar cuando irrumpió un grupo armado, en la madrugada del domingo, y fueron asesinados a tiros.

WSWS (2022-08-09). FBI agents raid black nationalist group's homes, offices over bogus allegations of conspiracy with Russia. wsws.org The case has all the hallmarks of a political frame-up targeting the African People's Socialist Party for its opposition to the US-NATO war against Russia. It points to an attempt to intimidate and criminalize opposition to the war more broadly.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). Remembering One of Humanity's Worst Catastrophe's—Seventy Seven Years On. libya360.wordpress.com John Steinbach Man stands amid ruins of Hiroshima. [Source: time.com] President Harry S. Truman's decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki set the groundwork for an era of U.S. global hegemony and enriched corporations like General Electric, DuPont, Union Carbide, Bechtel and Westinghouse which made hundreds of billions of dollars developing generation after generation…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-09). Africa Remains at the Center of a 21st Century Cold War. towardfreedom.org 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. Abayomi Azikiwe analyzes the situation.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-09). Russia Says Problems Remain With Kaliningrad Transit Despite EU Deal. news.antiwar.com Russia said Tuesday that there are Lithuania announced in June that it would start enforcing EU sanctions on goods traveling through its territory by rail to Kaliningrad, angering Moscow. The EU later told Lithuania it must allow transit to Kaliningrad, but the EU set limits on the amount of sanctioned goods that could b…

Global Research News (2022-08-09). Selected Articles: Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Blaming Russia for U.S. War Crimes. globalresearch.ca By Mainstream media lies then and now. The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki continues to be presented as a humanitarian undertaking by t…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-09). Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Blaming Russia for U.S. War Crimes. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-08-09). Military Situation In Syria On August 9, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 9, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On August 9, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the al-Barah area; | On August 9, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Deir Sonbol area; | On August 9, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tamar; | On August 8, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SD…

Shane Quinn (2022-08-09). The Rapid Postwar Increase of America's Nuclear Arsenal. Churning out Nukes "Like Sausages" globalresearch.ca Hitler had, as early as June 1942, decided against the development of an atomic bomb — on both racial and pragmatic grounds. By the summer of 1944, Allied intelligence accounts were flowing in that a Nazi atomic bomb was non-existent.

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-09). Crisis of the Wheat Export Supply Chain: EU Sanctions against Russia Could Trigger an African-Middle Eastern Migrant Crisis. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-09). Video: Hollywood's Pro-Soviet Propaganda vs. The "Russia Probe" globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-09). Russia-India Relations in a Transformative World. infobrics.org India has made sure that no forum that it is part of takes a stance against Russia. India has ensured its strategic relations with Russia. The huge Indian market and defence capabilities enable India to retain strategic autonomy, writes Anuradha Chenoy, Adjunct Professor, Jindal Global University…

Infobrics (2022-08-09). Russian airstrikes on US-backed terrorists in Syria curb ISIS revival. infobrics.org Russia is sending a very clear message that it will not tolerate the revival of the Islamic State or any similar US-backed terrorist organization.

Infobrics (2022-08-09). EU sanctions on Russia could instigate African-Middle Eastern migrant crisis. infobrics.org Belgian expert says Africa and Middle East will suffer more than Europe in food crisis scenario.

Staff (2022-08-09). Iranian satellite 'Khayyam' launched into space (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — A Russian space agency launched Iran's Khayyam satellite into space.

Staff (2022-08-09). Launch of Khayyam satellite landmark in Iran-Russia coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — Yuri Borisov, head of Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos, hailed the launch of the Iranian satellite 'Khayyam' as an "important landmark" in cooperation between Moscow and Tehran.

Staff (2022-08-09). JCPOA has all reasons to survive but devil is in details. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) — The Russian envoy to the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov says that the JCPOA has all reasons to survive with all respect to all nuclear deal participants but as always the devil is in the details.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). Colombian Government Announces Official Resumption of Peace Talks with ELN. libya360.wordpress.com Michele de Mello The administration of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez has vowed to prioritize peace and ameliorate the devastating setbacks the processes had under Ivan Duque. Cuba, Ecuador, Chile and Norway have been chosen to mediate the negotiations between Petro's administration and the guerrilla group In the first press conference to local media after…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). Cuban Soldiers and Workers Tirelessly Fight the Matanzas Fire. libya360.wordpress.com "It is admirable the performance of the Revolutionary Armed Forces' helicopter pilots, flying over the darkest and hottest area of the Matanzas incident," President Diaz-Canel said. On Monday, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted the heroism of the helicopter pilots, firefighters and workers who are working non-stop to control the fire that broke out at the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). Matanzas: The Real Story Beyond the Smoke and Fire. libya360.wordpress.com Gustavo A MarangesToday, after several days, I checked what the mainstream media has reported on the accident at Matanzas supertanker base. I was not surprised at all by what I found. I say this because many of us are used to reading articles driven by sensationalism and not by any credible principles of journalism when…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). Ethiopia: The Hard Road to Peace. libya360.wordpress.com Viktor Mikhin >There has been a lot of talk about peace in Ethiopia lately, and, according to many international observers, this is a truly new trend in domestic politics. But at the same time, there is a long and winding road ahead before the country can see the end of hostilities, famine and delayed state…

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

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Administration Of Zaporozhye Region Unanimously Voted For Referendum On Joining Russia. southfront.org On August 8, the authorities in the Zaporozhye region, which is partially controlled by Russian forces, officially confirmed their intention to hold a referendum. After a vote, the head of the Zaporozhye region Yevgeny Balitsky signed an order on holding a referendum on joining Russia. | The Russian military are currently in control of the Kherson region and part of the Zeporozhye region, including the cities of Melitopol and Energodar. Civil-military administrations were created in these reg…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Antonovsky Bridge: Strategic Point In Battle For Kherson. southfront.org On August 8, local officials announced the beginning of building of a floating bridge across the Dnieper River in the Kherson region after a series of attacks by Ukrainian forces which damaged the Antonovsky Bridge. | After the closure of the Antonovsky Bridge, cars are ferried across the Dnieper by the Russian military. About 1,000 vehicles are transported every day."The pontoon crossing will consist of barges, even if a hole is punched in some, it will not be possible to sink it. It will…

_____ (2022-08-08). Webinar: What Could Trigger Nuclear War With Russia And China? popularresistance.org Washington has called Russia and China 'existential threats' to the US. NATO is expanding up to Russia's border and the war in Ukraine is escalating as the US-UK-NATO continue to ship weapons to Kiev. At the same time NATO is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region closing the military circle around Beijing. How should peace people interpret and react to these dangerous developments? Join us for an informative presentation & discussion with Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space.

_____ (2022-08-08). The Intricate Fight For Africa. popularresistance.org Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's recent tour in Africa was meant to be a game changer, not only in terms of Russia's relations with the continent, but in the global power struggle involving the US, Europe, China, India, Turkey and others. | Many media reports and analyses placed Lavrov's visit to Egypt, the Republic of Congo, Uganda and Ethiopia within the obvious political context of the Russia-Ukraine war. The British Guardian's Jason Burka summed up Lavrov's visit in these words: "Lavrov is seeking to convince African leaders and, to a much lesser extent, ordinary people that Moscow cannot be blamed ei…

_____ (2022-08-08). Clearing The Way For A Whiter, Wealthier Tax Base In Minneapolis. popularresistance.org Minneapolis, Minnesota — Minneapolis has experienced a real estate boom since the economic crash of 2008 which was triggered when lenders gave out millions of discriminatory home loans with adjustable interest rates to mostly Black and brown families causing a massive nationwide mortgage default. | In the past decade, the city added over 20,000 new units to its housing stock, with the overwhelming majority being rental units. With increased housing supply, Minneapolis added 60,000 new residents, according to the 2020 census. In recent years, the City of Minneapolis has attempted to codify "upzoning," a prac…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Anti-NATO Protest Held In Dublin, Ireland. southfront.org Written by Gavin O'Reilly | On Saturday the 6th of August, members of Ireland's Russian community held a protest in Dublin against the current trajectory that the 26 County State appears to be taking in regards to joining NATO. | Supported by Irish Republican groups, Republican Sinn Féin and the Irish Republican Socialist Party, the demonstration took place on O'Connell Street, Dublin's main thoroughfare, facing the General Post Office — the historic site where the Irish Republic…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). Russia 'Temporarily' Halts US Inspections Under New START Treaty Over Sanctions. news.antiwar.com On Monday, Russia told Washington The Russian Foreign Ministry said Russian inspections in the US have been hindered by sanctions that prohibit Russian flights and countries that have banned Russian planes from entering their airspace. | "However, there are no such obstacles for American inspectors in Russia. The Russian foreign ministry raised this matter before corresponding co…

_____ (2022-08-08). Kim Jong-un's Military Rhetoric. journal-neo.org On July 27, 2022, the leader of the DPRK, Kim Jong-un, delivered a speech at a solemn event dedicated to the end of the Korean War of 19 -1953. For the modern DPRK, this is one of the most significant holidays, somewhat similar to the Russian Victory Day, since the war was one of the bloodiest …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Military Situation In Syria On August 8, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 8, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 4 times: 1 &#1 ; in Lattakia province, 3 &#1 ; in Aleppo province; | On August 8, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Ankawi area; | On August 8, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Muwzara area; | On August 8, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in the Tal Tamar area; | On August 7, the Turkish Army…

_____ (2022-08-08). Anti-Russian Hysteria Used By FBI To Target Black Organizers. popularresistance.org On July 29, the FBI conducted a surprise raid on the homes and offices of leaders of the African People's Socialist Party and Uhuru Solidarity Movement (APSP-Uhuru) in Florida and Missouri under the pretext that they were co-conspirators in an indictment of a Russian national, Alexander Ionov. In the raid, documents and electronic devices were stolen. The raid was coordinated with the Biden Administration. Clearing the FOG speaks with Chairman Omali Yeshitela of the APSP – Uhuru about the raid and the broader implications of it for activists in the United States. This raid is connected to the anti-Russian narrati…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). France Expelled From Mali And Its Influence Over Africa Is Waning. southfront.org A man sits near a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a demonstration in Bamako, Mali, on Feb. 19, celebrating France's announcement that it will withdraw its troops from the country. FLORENT VERGNES/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES | France began its military operations in the Sahel in 2013 to crush a rebellion in the North of Mali, a former French colony. The rebel and terrorist groups then reorganized to attack the center of the country which initiated a full blown rebellion. After nearly a decade, the rebels were s…

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