Daily Archives: August 15, 2022

2022-08-15: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-15). Henry Kissinger: US Responsible for Bringing Itself to 'Edge' of War With China and Russia. news.antiwar.com Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger "We are at the edge of war with Russia and China on issues which we partly created, without any concept of how this is going to end or what it's supposed to lead to," Kissinger said. | The 99-year-old former diplomat warned against changing policy toward Taiwan as W…

_____ (2022-08-15). Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan: Feedback from the Middle East. journal-neo.org The visit of US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan was met with bewilderment and wariness in the Middle East media. This is evidenced, in particular, by the headline comments on the subject: "Taiwan after Ukraine on the American chessboard", "Controversial visit", "Why provoke China?", etc. What is the use and point for …

Infobrics (2022-08-15). China's Union Pay Expands Russian Operations. infobrics.org Two more of Russia's largest banks, MKB and DOM.FR, have stated they are preparing to issue Union Pay cards — MKB and DOM.RF, with the facilities expected to be open from early 2023, while others are also considering the move…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). US-Made International MaxxPro MRAPs Reached Donbass. southfront.org On August 14th, a column of US-made International MaxxPro MRAPs entered the Donbas region. The armored vehicles provided to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) by the US were delivered through Italy, Poland and Romania. They arrived on the territory of Ukraine three days before. | The column of at least 18 vehicles were reportedly spotted near the village of Slavyanka located 45 kilometers to the west from the city of Donetsk. Machine guns were seen installed on the towers of…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Russian Ka-52 Alligator Helicopter Shot Down In Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Ka-52 helicopter in the Ugledar region. Thea attack was carried out with MANPADS. | The helicopter performed fire support for the units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the People's Militia of the DPR. Before it was shot by two anti-aircraft missiles, the helicopter reportedly hit two fortified positions of Ukrainian forces. The pilot and the navigation officer made emergency landing and were evacuated by Russian forces from th…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the Sinelnikovo railway stations in Dnepropetrovsk region with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 8th Infantry-Engineering Brigades near Ugledar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 60th Infantry Brigade near Osokorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chuguev with high-precision missiles;…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). In Video: Self-Destruction Of Ukrainian Artillery On Front Line. southfront.org

Staff (2022-08-15). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Vencido el segundo tercio del calendario clasificatorio. cubadebate.cu Después de una maratónica jornada donde se jugaron diez partidos, cuatro de ellos concluidos por la vía de la lechada y tres con ventaja de una carrera, el VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol categoría sub 23 venció el segundo tercio de su calendario clasificatorio. Entérese aquí de todos los detalles.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-08-15). Iran to present final opinion to EU coordinator tonight. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Stating that Iran will present its final opinion in written format to the European Union coordinator tonight, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that if the US shows flexibility, an agreement will be reached in the coming days.

Michael Welch (2022-08-15). Count-Down to Apocalypse: Are the US and Russia Finally on Course toward World War III? globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Syria On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 15, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 6 times: 4 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib Latakia; | On August 15, the US base at Tanf area was targeted with several drones; | On August 14, the Israeli warplanes attacked SAA position in the Tartus and Damascus countrysides. Three SAA servicemen were killed; | On August 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Over Past Day Kiev Forces Lost Hundreds Of Servicemen, Including Foreign Mercenaries &#1 ; Russian MoD. southfront.org On August 15, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on the destruction of more than 0 soldiers fighting for the Kiev…

Infobrics (2022-08-15). Nigeria Missing as BRICS Moves to Cut Western Domination. infobrics.org Though Nigeria is listed as one of the countries that have expressed interest in joining BRICS, a bloc of five major economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — whose focus is to reduce Western dominance and build a new economic order, its membership may have been stalled by its peculiar challenges…

____ (2022-08-15). Chinese team makes debut at Tank Biathlon 2022. ecns.cn China's tank crew of 336 compete at "Tank Biathlon" contest of the "International Army Games – 2022" at the Alabino military training ground in Moscow, Russia, August 14, 2022.

Staff (2022-08-15). 4-nation drone competition kicks off in Iran's Kashan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — The 7th international military competition with the participation of drones from Iran, Russia, Belarus and Armenia, started on Monday morning in Kashan in central Iran.

Staff (2022-08-15). Russia willing to expand ties with N Korea: Putin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow is ready to continue the comprehensive and constructive development of bilateral relations with Pyongyang.

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

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…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine, Slavyansk-Kramatorsk Region (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Soledar; | Russian-led forces advanced in Bakhmut. Clashes continue along the streets of Lomonisov and Patrice Lumumba; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Kodema area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Zaitseve area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Verkhnokamyanske area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-14). Russia Urging for IAEA to Visit Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. news.antiwar.com Russia has called for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to send inspectors to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), a facility that Russia has controlled since March. | "We believe that the IAEA should not delay the visit. It would be good if it is held in late August or early September, but not all things depend on us," Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's envoy in Vienna, said on Saturday, In recent weeks, the ZNPP has come under frequent shelling, and Ukraine is blaming Russia for the attack even though the…

_____ (2022-08-14). CBS Censors Its Own Report On Ukraine Weapons Corruption. popularresistance.org Under Ukrainian government pressure, major US media outlet CBS News censored a documentary that it produced that exposed corruption in Ukraine. | The report estimated that, of the tens of billions of dollars worth of weapons that Western governments have sent to help Ukraine wage a proxy war against Russia, just around 30% have actually made it to the frontlines. People involved in the Ukraine arms ratline told CBS in the documentary that there was significant corruption, due to "powerlords" and "oligarchs," and that much of the military equipment was being siphoned off or sold on the "black market," in what was…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 66th Mechanized Brigade near Djerzhinsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 53rd Mechanized Brigade near Sribnoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chasov Yar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zolochev with high-precision missiles; | Russian air defense s…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Unintended Consequences: A Heyday For The Geopolitics Of Eurasian Transport. southfront.org Written by When Russia invaded Ukraine, it took itself off the map of Eurasian transport corridors linking China and Europe. At the same time, it breathed new life into moribund routes that would allow goods to travel across the Eurasian landmass without traversing Russia. It also opened the door to greater Russ…

Diegoramos718 (2022-08-14). Patrick Lawrence: All Disquiet on the Eastern Front. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost This article has been updated since the time of its publishing. Have you noticed the latest coming out of Eastern Europe—the Estonians, the Lithuanians, the Latvians, the Czechs, and let us not forget the Ukrainians? Suddenly everyone thinks it is a good idea to begin shutting Russians, as …

Chay Bowes (2022-08-14). War Propaganda About Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin. globalresearch.ca

Scorinoco (2022-08-14). CBS Deletes Documentary Promo on Corrupt Ukraine Military Aid After US Government Pressure. orinocotribune.com The corporate network's cave-in followed a coordinated wave of outrage from the Ukraine lobby and pressure from the Pentagon. | CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on August 7 after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary (watch it Don't worry,

____ (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.

William Hartung (2022-08-14). In Ukraine, Nuclear Catastrophe Looms. commondreams.org Instead of focusing on who is to blame for creating this dire situation, Ukraine, Russia, and the international community need to work together to figure out how to stem the danger of a strike on Zaporizhzhia or its supporting safety systems.

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). 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.

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). 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…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Syria On August 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 13, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 3 times: 2 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib province; | Five SDF servicemen were killed in the Peace Spring area in northern Syria, according the Turkish MOD; | On August 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tamar; | On August 13, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa. | MORE ON THE TOPIC: :…

Joachim Hagopian (2022-08-14). The Russia-Israel Alliance Is Cracking Amidst the Ever-Shifting Geopolitics Chessboard. globalresearch.ca

_____ (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, …

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran-Russia-China Military Exercises in Venezuela a Slap in the Face for Washington. orinocotribune.com Iran, Russia and China, along with Venezuela, will conduct a joint military maneuver just 2,000 kilometers from US territory, in a challenge to Washington. | The military exercises with drones and sniper commands, led by Russia, will be held during August 13—27 in the city of Barquisimeto, Lara state, in northwestern Venezuela. | A total of 37 countries will participate in these military exercises, among which, in addition to the aforementioned, are Algeria, Belarus, Vietnam, India, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Myanmar. | The Spanish newspaper ABC described these maneuvers as a show of force against the Unit…

Staff (2022-08-14). Russia foreign ministry repeats threats to cut ties with US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Moscow hopes the US understands that if Congress declares Russia a "sponsor of terrorism," then they can forget about relations between the two countries, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

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). 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,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). Cuba to Host Peace Talks Between the ELN and the Colombian Government: New Opportunities vs. Old Obstacles. libya360.wordpress.com Gustavo A Maranges Last week in Havana, the Colombian government stated its willingness to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN), having Cuba and Norway as the guarantors of the process. The announcement comes just four days after Gustavo Petro took office as President of Colombia. This is undoubtedly a sign of how…

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.

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…

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…

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