Daily Archives: August 25, 2022

2022-08-25: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-08-25). What Does India Want from Russia. infobrics.org If there was a prize for the most quotable comment on international relations so far in 2022, Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar would be in the running. Responding to criticism of his country's neutral stance on the Russia—Ukraine war at a security forum in Slovakia in June, Jaishankar said that 'Europe has to grow out of the mindset that Europe's problems are the world's problems, but the world's problems are not Europe's problems.'

WSWS (2022-08-25). Biden pledges billions more for the "forever war" against Russia in Ukraine. wsws.org On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden pledged an additional $3 billion in weapons to Ukraine, in the largest single disbursement of US weapons since the start of the war six months ago.

WSWS (2022-08-25). Polish government uses Ukraine war to massively expand military spending. wsws.org The ultra-right Polish government of the Law and Justice Party (PiS) is playing a central role in NATO's proxy war against Russia in Ukraine. It acts as a provocative and aggressive ally of US imperialism in the region.

____ (2022-08-25). Chinese envoy asks U.S., NATO to stop adding fuel to fire in Ukraine conflict. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Wednesday asked the United States and NATO to stop adding fuel to fire in the Ukraine conflict.

WSWS (2022-08-25). Roger Waters named on far-right Ukrainian hit list. wsws.org A website linked to the Ukrainian state calls for "law enforcement agencies" to intervene against the outspoken rock musician for alleged "acts against Ukraine's national security … and international law and order."

Infobrics (2022-08-25). Russia Almost Doubles Exports' Value to Brazil in First Half of 2022. infobrics.org Russia almost doubled the value of its exports to Brazil in the first half of this year and has climbed to fifth supplier of Latin America's largest economy…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-25). Intelligence Expert Believes CIA Behind Car Bomb Assassination of Daughter of Alexander Dugin. covertactionmagazine.com Douglas Valentine says that "Zelensky doesn't go to the bathroom without asking permission from his CIA case officer." CIA expert Douglas Valentine, author of the seminal book The Phoenix Program (1990), believes that the CIA was behind the car bomb that killed Darya Dugina, a journalist and daughter of well-known Russian intellectual Alexander Dugin. Ms. …

WSWS (2022-08-25). Strike blocked at key ammunition plant after media portrayed work stoppage as national security threat. wsws.org In the days leading up to the contract expiration this month, Forbes published claims that a work stoppage would be connected with Russian "meddling," and warned of the danger of outside influences and social media.

Staff (2022-08-25). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Villa Clara a las puertas de la gran final. cubadebate.cu En un maratónico partido que se extendió a 12 entradas, los Leopardos de Villa Clara vencieron 1-0 a los Vegueros de Pinar del Rio, y mantuvieron su invicto en dos salidas, para colocarse a las puertas de acceder a la gran final de la categoría. En el Julio Antonio Mella de Las Tunas, las Avispas de Santiago de Cuba tomaron desquite y vencieron 8-0 a los Leñadores de esa provincia…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Hand, foot and mouth disease in kids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Hand, foot and mouth disease, most commonly caused by a coxsackievirus, is a highly contagious childhood illness. The virus can be spread through respiratory droplets, person-to-person contact and touching a contaminated object.Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic's Children's Center, says it is typically an illness of young children — usually children under 5. But you can get infected with hand, foot and mouth disease at any age. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/Tv1v-rMiK4A

WSWS (2022-08-24). US to announce another $3 billion in military aid for its "forever war" in Ukraine. wsws.org Billions of dollars are designed to fund the new "forever war" by US imperialism in Ukraine, which has already killed tens of thousands of Ukrainian and Russian soldiers and thousands of civilians, while displacing over a fourth of the country's population.

WSWS (2022-08-24). US, South Korea resume large-scale joint war games. wsws.org The military drills in South Korea, adjacent to northern China and Russia's Far East, take place as the Biden administration wages a proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and goads Beijing into conflict over Taiwan.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). Iran Can Supply Europe With Energy If Sanctions Are Lifted But Cannot Fully Replace Russia. southfront.org An Iranian crude oil supertanker anchored off Singapore. IMAGE: REUTERSTrade routes make Iranian energy alternative an unfeasible option. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | As Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanani Chafi said, Tehran can partially make up for the shortfall in the world energy market caused by the crisis surrounding the conflict in Ukraine. The fuel-energy crisis concerns Europe first, especially with countries that have rejected Russian oil and…

Anonymous811 (2022-08-24). Ukrainian Forces Shelled Center Of Donetsk With HIMARS Targeting Head Of Republic. southfront.org The AFU (Armed Forces of Ukraine) continue shelling the city of Donetsk and other settlements in the DPR and LPR, killing civilians with foreign M777 howitzers and HIMARS MLRS. On August 23, 4 civilians were killed and 14 others were wounded by Ukrainian forces. | On August 23, the AFU shelled the center of the city of Donetsk. The Voroshilovsky, Kalininsky, Kirovsky and Kuibyshevsky districts came under attack. Four civilians were killed as a result of the attack. | According to the city ma…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-24). IAEA Renews Request to Visit Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. news.antiwar.com A UN official said Tuesday that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has renewed its request to visit the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine, which is under Russian control and has been the target of recent shelling. UN political chief Rosemary DiCarlo announced that IAEA chief Rafael Grossi has requested to send IAEA inspectors …

Staff (2022-08-24). Ukraine border: U.S. nuclear-capable bombers in multinational NATO exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandAugust 23, 2022 NATO executes complex multi-national exercise over Slovakia Allied fighters, bombers and support aircraft conducted a large-scale, complex, multinational exercise over NATO's Eastern flank, August 22. Allied aircraft from Slovakia, France, Tàºrkiye, the US and the UK have taken part in a multinational exercise to train the interoperability of Alliance members …

Infobrics (2022-08-24). West should end its support to Kiev to escape devastating consequences — military expert. infobrics.org Prolonging the conflict in Ukraine is the worst alternative for all sides.

Anonymous765 (2022-08-24). Unable To Stop Russia, Kiev Targets Civilians. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-24). US Details Its Largest-Ever Weapons Package for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com President Biden on Wednesday announced new military aid for Ukraine worth nearly $3 billion, marking the single largest weapons package for Kyiv since Russia launched its invasion on February 24. The Pentagon detailed the contents of the $2.98 billion package and said it demonstrates the US commitment to "supporting Ukraine over the long term." The …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On August 24, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russian forces took control of Blagodatovka; | Russian forces took control of Blagodatnoe; | Russian forces gained a foothold in Alexandrovka, establishing control of the road to Luparevo and Nikolaev; | The AFU artillery shelled the dam bridge in Nova Kakhovka; | Russian security forces found a cache of Ukrainian saboteurs with grenade launchers, grenades, ammunition and drugs near Kherson; | The AFU artillery shelled the dam bridge in Nova Kakhovka. | <...

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). Ukrainian Forces Suffered Heavy Losses In Southern Front Lines (Photos 18+). southfront.org On August 23rd, the Russian Ministry of Defence reported about Russian advance in the southern regions of Ukraine. As a result of the successful offensive operations, the Russian military reached the border of the Mykolaiv region. | The Russian military took control over an area of 12 sq. km. of the Mykolaiv region. During the offensive, units of the 28th Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed. | Previously, it was reported that…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-24). Biden's shame &#1 ; The 8 minute expose of Ukraine's biggest lies/ By G.H. Eliason. marktaliano.net *Fact checkers- This video is backed up by thousands of pages of academic, political science, and historical whitepapers.It is also a lead in to a much larger work to be released later.Are there Nazis in Ukraine?Witness the undeniable development of political Nazism from 1917-2022 and its devastating impact on the Ukrainian people as well as …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-24). UK's Johnson Warns Against Talks With Russia in Last Trip to Ukraine as PM. news.antiwar.com British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a surprise visit to Ukraine on Wednesday, where he warned against negotiations with Russia. "This is not the time to advance some flimsy plan for negotiation," Johnson said at a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Johnson, who is due to step down as prime minister next …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-24). An Assassin's Bomb and the Death of the West. libya360.wordpress.com Christopher Black In September 2018 I wrote an essay about the brutal murder of Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the Donetsk Republic, by Kiev agents, backed by NATO, who was killed by a bomb on August 31 of that year, signalling the death of the Minsk Agreements and the inevitability of Russia's special military operation…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-24). Blinken Returns Empty Handed from Africa Tour. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe Us Imperialism In Africa And Middle East Graphic By Cwl Secretary of States travelled to three countries seeking to undermine the influence of China and Russia United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited three African Union (AU) member-states during early August in an attempt to enhance the presence of Washington on the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-24). Russia Warned SCO Partners about the Ulterior Motives Behind the US' Central Asian Drills. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko The very fact that three of Russia's CSTO military allies — one of whom Russian National Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev just claimed had survived a US-backed Color Revolution plot — are participating in multilateral military drills in the part of the world that the US-led West misleadingly describes as Moscow's "sphere of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-24). US Plotting to Erode Southeast Asia's Current Security Architecture. libya360.wordpress.com Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu "Following Europe, a front is being put together to contain China. The so-called Taiwan problem is being deliberately worsened, and territorial disputes in the South China and East China Seas are being fomented," the minister specified. TASHKENT, August 24. TASS. In order to ensure its global hegemony, the US is…

Oneworld.press (2022-08-24). Russia Warned Its SCO Partners About The Ulterior Motives Behind The US' Central Asian Drills. oneworld.press The very fact that three of Russia's CSTO military allies — one of whom Russian National Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev just claimed had survived a US-backed Color Revolution plot — are participating in multilateral military drills in the part of the world that the US-led West misleadingly describes as Moscow's "sphere of influence" discredits the Mainstream Media's emerging information warfare narrative alleging that this Eurasian Great Power is colonialist, hegemonic, and imperialist.

_____ (2022-08-24). How To Manipulate Readers With 'Expert' Slanted Reporting. popularresistance.org Imran Khan, a former cricket star who went into politics and became Prime Minister of Pakistan, had been ousted by bribing and threatening politicians of his coalition to turn against him. Khan had developed good relations with China and Russia and was against allowing the U.S. military to use Pakistan as a base for attacks in Afghanistan. | The new Pakistani government under Shehbaz Sharif has turned out to follow opposite policies. But it is increasingly unpopular. Imran Khan has used his popularity to raise a public ruckus against the ruling elite and the military and judicial forces behind it. He and his PTI…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). Military Situation In Syria On August 24, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 24, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On August 24, the Russian Military Police and Turkish forces conducted a joint patrol in the countryside of Hasakah; | On August 24, Turkish drone attacked Tal Rafaat. Two civilians were killed; | On August 24, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in the Tal Tamar area; | On August 23, US warplanes attacked SAA am…

Anonymous811 (2022-08-24). Another Civilian Official Assassinated In Zaporizhia Region. southfront.org Ivan Sushko | On August 24, Ivan Sushko, head of the provisional administration of the village of Mikhailovka, was assassinated in the Russian-controlled Zaporizhia region. The official was a pro-Russian protégé in the settlement. | The assassination attempt took place in the village of Mikhailovka, 90 km from the city of Zaporizhia. Vladimir Rogov, a member of the regional administration, reported the incident. The official was blown up in his own car, an explosive device was planted under the car seat. At…

Diegoramos718 (2022-08-24). The West's Dangerously Simple-Minded Narrative About Russia and China. scheerpost.com President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping give statements for the press. Kremlin.ru, CC BY 4.0 By Jeffrey D. Sachs / The world is on the edge of nuclear catastrophe in no small part because of the failur…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). Holding Defender Europe 2023 Exercises In Kosovo Aimed Against Serbia And Russia. southfront.org Members of Kosovo Security Force. IMAGE: Visar Kryeziu/Associated PressDeciding to host such provocative exercises in the heart of the Balkans only signals for Serbia recognise Kosovo's independence, and end its Russophilia. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | Next summer, Kosovo will host a massive NATO field exercise, with preparations already underway. The Kosovo Security Forces (KSF) will participate with two regiments in the exercises that are not only aimed at pressuri…

Staff (2022-08-24). Rasht-Astara Railroad back on the agenda. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (MNA) — Iran and Russia are accelerating their joint transport projects following the visit of the President of Iran and the Prime Minister of Russia. The projects include infrastructural, fleet, and transit cooperation.

____ (2022-08-24). Iran, Russia ink 12 MoUs worth ‚Ǩ700mn. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (MNA) — A number of 12 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) were signed between Iranian and Russian auto manufacturing companies, valued at ‚Ǩ700 million to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of trade and economy.

Julia Conley (2022-08-24). US Banks Pouring $23 Billion Into Russian 'Carbon Bomb' Projects. commondreams.org "When you don't care who you're doing business with," said one climate campaigner, "it does translate into human suffering and lives lost."

Infobrics (2022-08-24). Defender Europe 2023 exercises in Kosovo aimed against Serbia and Russia. infobrics.org Deciding to host such provocative exercises in the heart of the Balkans only signals for Serbia recognise Kosovo's independence, and end its Russophilia.

Staff (2022-08-24). US military biological program poses threat to SCO nations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (MNA) — The Pentagon has funded the activities of over 30 Ukrainian biological laboratories developing components of bioweapons, which poses a direct threat to members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Shoigu said.

Staff (2022-08-24). Australia: NATO Quad powers in 17-nation air exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandAugust 24, 2022 Royal Air Force joins multinational air exercise in Australia Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets and a Voyager Air-to-Air refuelling tanker have arrived in Australia to participate in the major training exercise Pitch Black hosted by Royal Australian Air Force. After the arrival of French and German Air Force detachments …

Staff (2022-08-24). Japan, Sweden join NATO war games in Georgia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseAugust 23, 2022 An information briefing was held in Armihall in connection with the start of the multinational training "Worthy Partner 2022" Georgia will host the multinational exercise "Worthy Partner" for the sixth time. An information briefing related to the start of military exercises was held at the Ministry of Defense's Armihall…. …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-24). Iran Receives US Response to EU Proposal to Revive Nuclear Deal. news.antiwar.com Iran said on Wednesday that it had "This evening Iran received the US response through the European Union. The careful review of the response has started in Tehran," Kanaani said. "Iran will share its view with the EU, as the coordinator of the nuclear talks, upon completion of Tehran's r…

Staff (2022-08-24). NATO's chief says 'coming winter would be tough'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (MNA) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg confessed that the coming winter would be tough and that Europe would pay a price for its support to Kyiv.

____ (2022-08-24). Iran mulling over US responses received via EU coordinator. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said on Wednesday that Iran is mulling over the US responses received via the EU coordinator.

Staff (2022-08-24). Video del gol del PSG en el que Messi realiza asistencia prodigiosa a Mbappé se vuelve viral. cubadebate.cu El París Saint-Germain (PSG) arrancó con todo la defensa de su título en la Ligue 1 con tres triunfos al hilo con tres goleadas y 17 tantos a favor. Este domingo vapuleó 7-1 al Lille de visitante y desde el arranque controló el partido con el segundo gol más rápido en la historia del campeonato francés.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-24). Muere otro joven palestino tras ser herido por ejército israelí. telesurtv.net El asesinato ocurrió en medio de una campaña de detenciones masivas que lleva adelante Israel en la Cisjordania ocupada.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-24). Haiti: Beware of Washington's Trap! libya360.wordpress.com Berthony Dupont Haitian people have never ceased their protest of foreign domination. Port-au-Prince, Haiti October 4, 2019. (Photo by REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casare) The United States uses its puppet, the Organization of American States, to continue destabilizing Haiti. The Haitian political crisis is a concrete example of cynical manipulation by the imperialist powers. Is it an…

JANET (2022-08-24). Fighting fire with solidarity. iacenter.org August 22, 2022 These are especially bitter days to be living in the United States for those of us who are communists, socialists, progressives, even those remotely left of center. The killing of Roe v. Wade and the state subjection of women and anyone who can get pregnant to the role of breeding animals. The up-reared head of the rawest racists, in cop blue or proto-Nazi black shirt, gun in hand, aiming at people of color. The laws against teaching scientific and historical truths in the schools — against teaching that nature has a variety of genders, that U.S. presidents were, yes, owners of enslaved peop…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-24). Intelligence Expert Believes CIA Behind Car Bomb Assassination of Darya Dugin. libya360.wordpress.com Jeremy Kuzmarov Alexander Dugin and his daughter Darya Douglas Valentine says that "Zelensky doesn't go to the bathroom without asking permission from his CIA case officer." CIA expert Douglas Valentine, author of the seminal book The Phoenix Program (1990), believes that the CIA was behind the car bomb that killed Darya Dugin, a journalist and…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-24). Mali Presents the UN with Evidence of French Support of Terrorists. libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Danilov Recently, Radio RFI has announced that Malian authorities made accusations against France, citing a letter of Mali's Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop, that alleged that Paris was supplying terrorists with weapons and called for the convening of an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. In his August 15 letter, Abdoulaye Diop cited some…

_____ (2022-08-23). Disaster In Cuba Highlights Biden's Disastrous (And Illegal) Foreign Policy. popularresistance.org On August 5, lightning caused a fire at an oil supertanker base in Matanzas, Cuba. The fire caused the collapse of three large oil tanks, killed 16 people and wounded 146 people. Immediately, friendly nations sent aid, including $70 million in oil from Russia, but the United States only provided technical advice to the neighboring Caribbean nation that has been crippled by six decades of the US' economic blockade. Clearing the FOG speaks with Arturo Lopez-Levy of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs about the fire, the Biden administration's continuation of Trump's policies in Cuba and the campaign to change that,…

_____ (2022-08-23). US-Backed Ukrainian Officials Are Trying To Prosecute Journalists. popularresistance.org This past May, Rand Paul, the Senator from Kentucky, did something that made a lot of sense. Before a vote to send another $40 Billion to Ukraine, Paul demanded language that would create oversight for that money. | Most of Congress was furious with him for daring to put restrictions on U.S. funding for the proxy forces in Ukraine. One of his peers who was most upset with him was Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. | As former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter writes for Consortium News, three weeks after Schumer forced that bill through and got the money for the proxy war in Ukraine, something funny happened.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-23). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 23, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 66th Mechanized Brigade near Novomikhailovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Slavyansk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Soledar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Dorozhnyanka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Bereznevatoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck milita…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-23). Russia Blames Ukraine For Assassination Of Russian Political Scientist's Daughter. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageMoscow has repeatedly announced that it would respond to attacks on its territory by directly targeting Kiev's decision-making centers. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | On the night of August 20, Russian investigative journalist Daria Dugina was murdered in Bolshie Vyazyomy, Moscow oblast. The death occurred in a terrorist attack on her car, with a homemade bomb being detonated remotely. The as…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-23). Kiev Is Not The Only One To Be Blamed For Assassination Of Daria Dugina. southfront.org On August 20, Daria Dugina, Russian journalist, philosopher and war correspondent, died on the road in the Moscow region. The SUV she was driving exploded and burned down. | Daria was driving a Land Cruiser Prado. The explosion took place when she was driving near the village of Bolshye Vyazemy at about 10 pm Moscow time. Daria Dugina and her father, the philosopher, considered to be the ideologist of the "Russian world" Alexander Dugin, were returning from the festival Tradition. Alexan…

_____ (2022-08-23). Russia and Cambodia Continue Talks within the ASEAN Framework. journal-neo.org At the beginning of August Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister visited Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. During his official trip to that fairly small Asian state &#1 ; it has a population of 17.3 million &#1 ; he met with other foreign ministers as part of the dialog between the Russian Federation and the Association …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-23). Military Situation In Syria On August 23, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 23, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 2 times: 1 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Latakia province; | On August 23, an IED explosion targeted Russian military patrol in Maalaqa area in Qunaitra province; | On August 23, an Iranian military adviser lost his life in Syria, according to Iranian officials. The reason for his death was not announced; | On August 22, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkis…

_____ (2022-08-23). Bruce Gagnon: An Objective Look At US Foreign Policy. popularresistance.org Bruce Gagnon is the Coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, and was a co-founder of the Global Network when it was created in 1992. He was an early member of the Anti-Defense Lobby in the 1970s challenging the U.S. space program. Between 1983—1998, he was the State Coordinator of the Florida Coalition for Peace & Justice and has worked on space issues for 31 years. We focus on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time, specifically addressing the role of the U.S. in the tensions and its capacity to reduce them. We are looking for p…

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