Daily Archives: August 14, 2022

2022-08-14: News Headlines

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-14). The Intricate Fight for Africa: The Legacy of the Soviet Union vs Western Colonialism. orinocotribune.com By Ramzy Baroud &#1 ; Aug 8, 2022 | 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

____ (2022-08-14). 5th caravan of grain ships departs from Ukraine. ecns.cn The fifth caravan of ships carrying grain sailed from Ukraine's Black Sea ports on Friday under a deal to prevent a global food crisis, the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry said on Facebook.

Staff (2022-08-14). Macron signs protocols on Finland, Sweden accession to NATO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — French President Emmanuel Macron signed protocols on NATO accession for Finland and Sweden on Saturday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Russian envoy says sanctions against Iran can be lifted soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Russian envoy to the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov on Sunday announced that the anti-Iranian sanctions can be lifted soon.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). The Plot to Replace the African Union's Role in the Ethiopian Peace Process Won't Succeed. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko What's happening is patently obvious to any objective observer, and it's that the US and EU are trying to finagle themselves into the Ethiopian peace process by hook or by crook in order to preserve some of their zero-sum hegemonic interests in that country through their TPLF proxies. The latest Hybrid War plot against Ethiopia…

Staff (2022-08-14). Judo cubano celebra medalla de plata de Omar Cruz en Mundial juvenil. cubadebate.cu El judo de Cuba celebra la medalla de plata ganada por Omar Cruz en la última jornada de la competición individual del Campeonato Mundial juvenil, que finaliza este domingo en Guayaquil con la justa por equipos. Cruz animó la categoría más pesada de los hombres, más de 100 kilogramos, y perdió en la final ante el japonés Yuta Nakamura por ippon.

TeleSUR- lvm, JCM (2022-08-14). Denuncian asesinato de firmante de paz en Tolima, Colombia. telesurtv.net El líder social, quien era integrante del Comité Azodipaz de Santa Elena en el municipio colombiano de Ronces Valles en Tolima, fue asesinado por hombres armados que lo interceptaron…

Staff (2022-08-14). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Leopardos de Villa Clara ya tienen siete triunfos. cubadebate.cu Los Leopardos de Villa Clara se convirtieron en el primer equipo de este VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol sub 23 en arribar a siete victorias, en una jornada donde no pudieron realizarse tres partidos, y se firmaron tres lechadas.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). The US War on Drugs Isn't What it Seems — and Colombia's New President Wants to End it. libya360.wordpress.com Bradley Blankenship Gustavo Petro promises a major blow to US hegemony over Latin America Leftist Gustavo Petro was inaugurated as Colombia's new president on August 7, ushering in what will likely be an unprecedented political swing for what is a perennially right-wing government. In his first address, Petro mentioned many important issues that face Colombia including…

_____ (2022-08-14). Is the Taliban Winning the Fight against Drug Trafficking? journal-neo.org The Taliban (an organization banned in Russia), which seized power in Afghanistan a year ago, have pledged a tough fight against drugs, saying the cultivation, transportation and distribution of opium poppies are punishable by death. However, many experts had already raised doubts as to whether the Islamists would succeed in tackling the international drug business, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). Understanding Maduro's Successful Socialist Economic Strategy. libya360.wordpress.com Franciso Dominguez CHAVISTAS TO THE CORE: The 23 de Enero working-class neighbourhood in western Caracas, commemorates on July 28 2022 what would have been Hugo Chavez's 68th birthday. January 23 1958 was the day dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez was overthrown. After years of calling Venezuela's economy a dismal failure that demonstrates the dangers of socialism,…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Rusia acusa a Ucrania de bombardear planta nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Moscú y Kiev se han culpado mutuamente de ataques contra la central, recrudecidos desde el pasado fin de semana.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-13). The Seventh US-Made HIMARS Launcher Destroyed In Ukraine. southfront.org On August 13, the Russian Ministry of Defence claimed that another US-made HIMARS launcher and a warehouse with ammunition for it were destroyed in Eastern Ukraine. So far, the Russian military reported the destruction of 7 systems supplied by US to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. | The HIMARS launcher and a warehouse were destroyed by the Russian airstrikes in the area of the city of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk People's Republic which is under control of the AFU. | In total, the P…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-13). Russian Forces Confirmed Full Control Of Peski In Donetsk People's Republic. southfront.org On August 13, the Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed that " the town of Peski in the Donetsk People's Republic was completely liberated as a result of the offensive actions of the Allied forces". The DPR People's Militia confirmed that as of August 13, 2022, 267 settlements, including Peski came under Russian control. | The assault units of Russian-led forces claimed major success in the town of Peski on August 4. The Armed Forces of Ukraine were repelled from their military positions in the…

Anonymous669 (2022-08-13). US Threatens Russia And Iran With Sanctions Over Alleged Drone Deal. southfront.org On August 11, the United States Department of State said that it would "vigorously" enforce sanctions on Russian and Iranian arms trading, revealing that Russian officials had conducted training on drones in Iran. | Last month, senior US officials said that Iran was preparing to provide Russia with up to several hundred drones, some of which are armed, and that Russian officials had visited Iran to inspect the drones in question. The deal is supposedly meant to support Russia's ongoing special m…

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-13). Ukraine Bombed a Donetsk Hotel Full of Journalists—Here's What it Felt like to be There. orinocotribune.com At 10: 13 am today (August 4), Ukraine began shelling central Donetsk. There were five powerful blasts in the space of ten minutes. The last explosion blew out my hotel's ground-floor glass, including a sitting room—where journalists often congregate before and after going out to do field reporting—and the lobby. About one minute earlier, I had passed through the latter. A cameraman's assistant who was there at the time of that fifth explosion suffered a concussion from the force of the blast. | A woman walking outside the building was killed, as were at least four others, including a child. Donetsk Te…

Chay Bowes (2022-08-13). War Propaganda About Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin. covertactionmagazine.com More and More Are Seeing Through the Lies As Amnesty International confirms the inconvenient truths, which many independent journalists and political observers already knew, about the Ukrainian army's behavior in Donbass, it's worth examining how manipulating the truth has become—not only an everyday occurrence but a central element of the West's proxy war in Ukraine. An increasing …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). How Britain Fueled Ukraine's War Machine and Invited Direct Conflict with Russia. libya360.wordpress.com TJ Coles UK Chief of the General Staff Gen. Patrick Sanders visited Ukrainian soldiers training in the UK, July 2022 Britain has played a key role in NATO forward troop deployments and training exercises on Russia's borders. With war underway, the UK sends billions in arms, special forces, and volunteers to ensure escalation. In an…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-13). Scott Ritter returns! We discuss the latest with Russia and the importance of nuclear disarmament. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Tax Dollars to nazis and mercenaries/ Commentary by Scott Ritter Scott Ritter Archives Bradley Wasser SUBSCRIBE Scott Ritter joins Bradley Wasser to discuss Russia's on going operation in Ukraine, his new book, the importance of disarmament, China and Taiwan, the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA), the future of the west and the petrodollar, Kaliningrad, …

Staff (2022-08-13). Russia downs 4 drones, intercepts 4 HIMARS rockets in Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Russian air defense forces destroyed four unmanned aerial vehicles and intercepted four HIMARS rockets in the past 24 hours in their special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman announced.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). West Will Brush Ukraine Biolab Allegations Under the Carpet Just Like Those of Kosovo Organ Trafficking. libya360.wordpress.com Aleksandar Pavic Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued. In crisis after crisis, Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued Soon after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's…

Staff (2022-08-13). Construction of Bayraktar factory in Ukraine started: CEO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The CEO of Baykar Makina company Haluk Bayraktar on Friday announced that the construction of a Bayraktar drone factory in Ukraine has started.

Staff (2022-08-13). Ukrainian military bombarding Zaporizhzhia NPP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The Ukrainian military is bombarding the town of Energodar and the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant located nearby, Vladimir Rogov said.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Ukraine claims 60 dead, 100 wounded, in blasts on Crimea as satellite images show destroyed Russian aircraft. wsws.org While the Kremlin has deliberately sought to downplay the significance of the incident, more and more information has emerged indicating that it was far more serious than Russian officials have been willing to admit.

_____ (2022-08-13). An Objective Look At US Foreign Policy: Joe Lombardo Interview. popularresistance.org Joe Lombardo is the co-coordinator of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and has been an organizer in the anti-war movement and a labor activist for decades. He is a cofounder and lead organizer for Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace, a local anti-war group based near Albany, New York, a member of the Troy Area Labor Council, and former staff person of the Vietnam era National Peace Action Coalition (NPAC). He is the author of many articles and a frequent radio and TV commentator. | We focus here on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time, specifically addressing the role of…

Eferrari10 (2022-08-13). Venezuela and Colombia Appoint Ambassadors (Bilateral Relations). orinocotribune.com On Thursday, August 11, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, appointed Félix Plasencia as Venezuela's ambassador to Colombia, praising his "great diplomatic and political experience and capacity for relations." Within minutes, the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, announced the appointment of Colombian Senator Armando Benedetti as the ambassador of his country to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. | President Maduro, during a ceremony held at the Simón Bolívar Park in La Carlota, announced that the Foreign Ministry of Venezuela "has requested the approval [of Félix Plasencia] from the Colombian Fore…

Fight Back (2022-08-13). Minneapolis stands with Gaza in emergency protest. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — On August 9, around 100 Palestine solidarity and anti-war activists packed the sidewalk outside Senator Amy Klobuchar's downtown office to demand immediate action to end U.S. aid to Israel. The action was called on an emergency basis after several days of Israeli military attacks on Gaza as well as ongoing raids on the Palestinian resistance in the West Bank. | This latest round of Zionist violence began on August 5 when Israel Occupation Forces (IOF) bombed a residential building in Gaza to assassinate a resistance leader. The unprovoked attack reportedly killed ten people, including a fi…

TeleSUR, mcs, JGN (2022-08-13). Denuncian el asesinato de un líder social en Cúcuta, Colombia. telesurtv.net La víctima mortal, el docente Édgar Rodríguez, constituye el líder 115 asesinado durante el año 2022.

Staff (2022-08-13). Premundial de béisbol femenino: Cuba inauguró el casillero de las victorias. cubadebate.cu El equipo cubano de béisbol femenino remontó un marcador adverso y derrotó a su similar de República Dominicana 6-4, en la segunda jornada del Campeonato Premundial que se efectúa en La Guaira, Venezuela. Este domingo, a las 6: 00 p.m., las cubanas rivalizarán con las anfitrionas venezolanas.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-08-13). Inauguran Campeonato Premundial de Béisbol Femenino en Venezuela. telesurtv.net Este evento reúne a equipos de Cuba, México, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, República Dominicana y Venezuela.

Mark Taliano (2022-08-13). Terrorism: From Canada to France False Flags Fly High Over Retreating Liberties. marktaliano.net Look for suspects among security services Mark Taliano Sun, Nov 29 2015 Original Link Here: Terrorism: From Canada to France False Flags Fly High Over Retreating Liberties (russia-insider.com) There is nothing new about false flag terrorism. It serves to create an enemy where none previously existed. And yet, despite the historical evidence of false flag …

Staff (2022-08-13). Russian MoD reports 3 terrorist attacks in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — In a statement, the Russian defense ministry announced that Al-Nusra Front terrorists have carried out 3 terrorist attacks in Syria's Idlib and Aleppo provinces in the last 24 hours.

Staff (2022-08-13). Iran, Russia agree to continue aerospace coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iran's Minister of Information and Communications Technology Isa Zarepour said on Saturday that Iran and Russia had very good agreements to continue aerospace cooperation.

Staff (2022-08-13). Roger Waters: Occidente no quiere que termine el conflicto en Ucrania. cubadebate.cu El cofundador de Pink Floyd, el británico Roger Waters, dijo en una entrevista con RT el viernes que el conflicto en Ucrania "se puede detener, en mi opinión, mañana mismo. Todo lo que hace falta es que los estadounidenses se sienten a la mesa y digan 'OK, sigamos con los acuerdos de Minsk'. Y entonces se acabaría todo".

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-12). Hopeful Signs of Changes Occurring in World Balance of Power. libya360.wordpress.com James ONeill The recent visit to Taiwan by the United States politician Nancy Pelosi was one of the most ill-judged and provocative actions by a US politician for some considerable time. The fact that the United States President Joe Biden refused the opportunity to forbid the visit also speaks volumes about the US attitude toward…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-12). UN Preventing IAEA Experts from Visiting Zaporozhye NPP. libya360.wordpress.com Al Mayadeen Russia says the United Nations general secretariat is preventing IAEA experts from visiting the Russian-controlled Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant despite the UN claiming Moscow was using it maliciously. Russia accused on Thursday the office of the United Nations Secretary-General of obstructing the work of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts and preventing them…

_____ (2022-08-12). Watch Closely As the "Big Guy's" Gang Wrangles the World. journal-neo.org The Biden administration has to be the most arrogant and homicidal bunch of useless politicians planet Earth has ever witnessed. They're also the most corrupt, in my opinion. And I complained about Donald Trump's few questionable moves. Looking at recent events, I see only the Russian people's good nature as having rescued us all from …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-12). Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister: 4 Things We Need to Recover from the Fire. libya360.wordpress.com The fire in Cuba that burned for five days, after lightning set off a series of explosions, is finally under control. But 17 firefighters are listed as missing, and the fire destroyed what is likely to be millions of gallons of precious fuel that is hard for Cuba to obtain under stringent U.S. sanctions. As…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-12). The Nobodies Take Office in Colombia: An In-Depth Analysis. libya360.wordpress.com Alina Duarte Fleas dream of buying themselves a dog, and the nobodies dream of escaping poverty: that one magical day good luck will suddenly rain down on them—will rain down in buckets. But good luck doesn't rain down yesterday, today, tomorrow, or ever. Good luck doesn't even fall in a fine drizzle, no matter how hard…

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