Daily Archives: August 29, 2022

2022-08-29: News Headlines

Vanessa Beeley (2022-08-29). Journalists Who Challenge NATO Narratives Are Now 'Information Terrorists'. orinocotribune.com By Vanessa Beeley | We will have to answer to the "law" as "war criminals": | A US state department sponsored round table on "countering disinformation" was recently held at the According to the press release: "NGOs, mass media and international experts" took part in the round table discussions. Delegates discu…

Infobrics (2022-08-29). Jaishankar Justifies India's Decision to Buy Russian Oil. infobrics.org Justifying India's decision to import Russian crude oil amidst the Ukraine war, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that his moral duty is to ensure the best deal for Indians, most of whom cannot afford high energy prices…

WSWS (2022-08-29). Baltic governments use war in Ukraine to accelerate removal of Soviet World War II monuments. wsws.org The reactionary campaign is designed to sow ethnic divisions and erase from historical memory the defeat of fascism and the massive victory it signified for both the Soviet and international working class.

Infobrics (2022-08-29). Amid Curbs, India-Russia Trade Via INSTC Booms. infobrics.org The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) has been facilitating a higher volume of trade between India and Russia via Iran over the last three months amid the West's sanctions on Moscow…

Infobrics (2022-08-29). First China-Russia Railway Bridge Could Start Official Operation Soon. infobrics.org One year after tracklaying work was completed on the first China-Russia railway bridge across the Heilongjiang River, a source familiar with the construction progress told the Global Times that the bridge is expected to begin official operation as early as this month…

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-29). Condenan asesinato de dos periodistas en el norte de Colombia. telesurtv.net La organización no gubernamental (ONG) detalló que los dos periodistas regresaban de cubrir las fiestas patronales de Santa Rosa De Lima, en el Magdalena.

Benjamin Norton (2022-08-28). West's neoliberal 'age of abundance' is over, as war and sanctions boomerang home. multipolarista.com France's President Macron warned of the end of "an era of abundance." Western wars and sanctions are boomeranging back at home. The neoliberal phase of capitalism is collapsing, having lost cheap Russian energy and cheap labor and consumer goods from China, and with regime-change ops failing.

Staff (2022-08-28). Russia grows closer to Iran to counter Western sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) — Russia and Iran are strengthening relations in light of Western sanctions against the two states, which worries Washington, US media reported.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). Every Meddling Tactic the U.S. Empire Has Used in Ukraine Has a Historical Precedent. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea The perception of the events in Ukraine that U.S. imperialism seeks to propagate is one of "see no evil, hear no evil" when it comes to the role Washington has played. The demonization of Russia is so extreme that Kiev supporters often can't even admit the conflict is a proxy war, for fear…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-28). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 27, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 30th Mechanized Brigade near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Kvitnevoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 14th AFU Mechanized Brigade near Dergachi with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 44th Artillery Brigade near Preobrazhenka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chervonoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia str…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-28). Pentagon Says US Is Accelerating HIMARS Production to Arm Ukraine. news.antiwar.com A Pentagon official William LaPlante, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, made the comments after visiting Lockheed Martin facilities in Camden, Arkansas, that produces HIMARS and Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS). | "As we continue providing security assistance to Ukraine, w…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-28). Military Situation In Syria On August 27, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 26, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 4 times: 2 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Latakia province, 1 &#1 ; in Idib province; | On August 26, the US base at Al-Omar oil field was targeted by a drone attack by the resistance groups; | On August 25, Israeli warplanes struck SAA positions in Masyaf with several missiles; | On August 25, Israeli warplanes struck SAA positions near Tartus with several missiles.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-28). Ignorant and Stupid Politicians Committed to Nuclear War: The Unthinkable: "Money and Mistakes" are the Driving Force behind World History/ By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 27, 2022. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: www.globalresearch.ca/ignorant-and-stupid-politicians-committed-to-nuclear-war-the-unthinkable-money-and-mistakes-are-the-driving-force-behind-world-history/5791461 Nuclear War against both China and Russia is contemplated "At no point since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945, has humanity been closer to the unthinkable. All the safeguards of the Cold War era, which categorized the nuclear bomb as "a weapon of last resort", …

TeleSUR (2022-08-28). Ukrainian Suicide Drone Shot Down Over Zaporozhie Power Plant. telesurenglish.net Russian servicemen on Sunday shot down a kamikaze drone of the Ukrainian Armed Forces over the Zaporozhie nuclear power plant. | RELATED: | Its target was a spent nuclear fuel storage facility, the Energodar Military-Civilian Administration reported. | "The drone crashed on the roof of the nuclear power plant building. There was a detonation of a transported cargo after the impact on the roof, but sources in the Military-C…

Staff (2022-08-28). Russian air defenses downs 28 Olkha, HIMARS rockets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) — Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov on Sunday said Russian air defenses shot down 28 Olkha, HIMARS rockets and intercepted a Tochka-U ballistic missile.

____ (2022-08-28). China advances to tank biathlon final in int'l army games. ecns.cn The Chinese team on Wednesday advanced to the tank biathlon's final contest in the ongoing International Army Games 2022 held in Russia.

Staff (2022-08-28). Russian trade delegation due in Iran in late September. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) — Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) announced that a Russian trade delegation is set to travel to Iran to negotiate with private sector companies of the country.

Jason Ditz (2022-08-28). Major Damage After Israel Attacks Sites in Western Syria. news.antiwar.com Satellite imagery is coming in The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the main target was a depot holding 1,000 medium-range missiles Russia

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). The Ethiopian Embassy in the US Decisively Responded to the New York Times' Disinformation. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko What's so devious about their latest report is that it masquerades as objective but deliberately twists some key facts while purposely omitting others in order to artificially manufacture a false perception of the conflict that entirely blames the central government for everything. Casual news consumers might therefore easily be misled into falling for…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-28). We Do Not Care How Many Ukrainians Die/ By Richard Hayden Black. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-28). Bolivia se ubica entre los principales exportadores de litio. telesurtv.net Entre enero y junio de 2022, las ventas internacionales del carbonato de litio boliviano aumentaron cuatro veces, en comparación con el mismo lapso de 2021.

Staff (2022-08-28). VII Campeonato Nacional sub-23: Santiago de Cuba logró boleto finalista. cubadebate.cu Las Avispas de Santiago de Cuba vinieron de abajo en el marcador y vencieron 3-2 a los Leñadores de Las Tunas, consiguiendo el boleto al playoff final del VII Campeonato Nacional sub-23.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). Protests Threaten Biden Administration's Plans for a New Golden Era in U.S.-South Korean Relations. libya360.wordpress.com Jeremy Kuzmarov Protests in Seoul against THAAD missiles. [Source: defensenews.com] Protesters in Seoul demand withdrawal of U.S. troops from South Korea During his trip to the Indo-Pacific in May, U.S. President Joe Biden made his first stop in South Korea where he hoped to inaugurate a new golden era of U.S.-South Korean relations. South Korea's…

Kyle Anzalone (2022-08-27). Biden Receives Bipartisan Criticism for Bombing Syria. news.antiwar.com After three days of airstrikes against Shia groups allied with the Syrian government, some members of Congress are taking aim at the White House. Democratic Senator Chris Murphy called for rethinking American troop presence in the Middle East. Republicans capitalized on the fighting to call for an end of nuclear talks with Iran. On Tuesday, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-27). Russian Ops in Ukraine Update (August 27, 2022) — Latest US Military Aid Package "Biggest" Yet. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for August 27, 2022 US to send air defense systems, VAMPIRE laser-guided rockets, Puma UAS and parts for (not additional drones) ScanEagle drones… many of these systems will not reach Ukraine for months if not years. While the Pentagon is trying to convince Moscow it is in this…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-27). Ukraine: The Ground Beneath Zelensky's Feet is Shifting. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR A HIMARS vehicle on deployment in Eastern Ukraine (File photo) Reading and rereading the US President Joe Biden's statement last Monday on Ukraine Independence Day, one is reminded of English poet John Keats' immortal line, 'Heard melodies are sweet but those unheard are sweeter.' Three things are striking. Biden repeatedly invoked the abiding nature…

Staff (2022-08-27). U.S. boosts Ukraine war assistance to $13 billion. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Breaking DefenseAugust 24, 2022 With biggest-yet security package, US aid to Ukraine nears $13B The security package "is not relevant to the fight today, tomorrow or next week," but is designed to support Ukraine for years to come, said Pentagon Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl. President Joe Biden today…announc[ed] a new arms …

Staff (2022-08-27). An unstoppable optimist for the Palestinian cause. samidoun.net The following article and interview of Raja Eghbarieh is republished from Proletà§ren newspaper. The article, written by Marcus Jà∂nsson, was translated to English by Samidoun Sweden. Eghbarieh is a former Palestinian political prisoner who recently spoke at public events in Sweden. &#1 ; I'm sad that all the Europeans who support Ukraine don't care as much …

Nathan King (2022-08-27). The Heat: Turkiye foreign policy. america.cgtn.com Turkiye is considered at the crossroad between West and East and now between Ukraine and Russia. We will take a look at how the country is helping forge peace by talking to both sides.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-27). Advice to Ukrainians from a Resident of Mariupol. libya360.wordpress.com Vitaly Skorokhod Fighting is approaching major cities — Kharkov, Nikolaev, Zaporozhye. Soon, battles will be fought on the streets of these and other cities. Therefore, I want to give some advice to residents of the territories controlled by the Kiev regime. Unlike the sofa "experts", I have the right to do this, since together with my family I survived a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-27). The US Blockade Against Cuba is an Act of War. libya360.wordpress.com HELEN YAFFE Cubans drive past the US embassy during a rally calling for the end of the US blockade. (YAMIL LAGE/AFP via Getty Images) For sixty years, the United States' blockade against Cuba has worked to hinder the island's development and prevent it from trading even with third countries. It's time Washington stopped its cruel…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-27). Canadian Media Once Called Azov Neo-Nazis. Now They Hide That Fact. libya360.wordpress.com Davide Mastracci and Alex Cosh News outlets have stopped labelling the Azov Regiment as neo-Nazis because it has become politically inconvenient. Earlier this month, The Globe and Mail published a story profiling the wife of an Azov Regiment colonel, who denied that the group is made up of neo-Nazis. Instead, she insisted it's "the most motivated, most…

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