2022-09-03: News Headlines

Kyle Anzalone (2022-09-03). Russia Announces Indefinite Closure of Key Pipeline to Europe Amid Escalating Economic Warfare. news.antiwar.com The economic war between the West and Moscow ratcheted up significantly on Friday when the G7 announced price caps on Russian oil exports. Moscow responded by extending the closure of a critical pipeline bringing gas to Europe. The White House has vowed to destroy the Russian economy, and the Kremlin has responded by further driving …

____ (2022-09-03). Russia completely cuts off gas exports to Europe. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) — Russia's Gazprom on Friday announced that it has completely halted exporting gas to Europe through the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline.

____ (2022-09-03). Gas supplies via Nord Stream 1 pipeline indefinitely halted. ecns.cn The supply of Russian gas to Germany through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline will be interrupted for an indefinite period, due to problems in a key piece of equipment, Russia's largest gas producer Gazprom said on Friday evening.

Anonymous587 (2022-09-03). United States Does Not Want War In Ukraine To End. Even If It Hurts U.S. itself. southfront.org Despite the statements of the U.S. authorities about the need to achieve peace in Ukraine as soon as possible, U.S….

_____ (2022-09-03). US is "Concerned" about a Rapprochement between Russia and Iran. journal-neo.org Despite the steps taken by Washington in recent years to isolate Iran from the outside world, and despite the imposition of crippling sanctions, Iran continues to lead an active foreign policy. And those policies are not confined to opposing the USA's attempts to isolate it. Tehran is also concerned to counter the policies of certain …

Staff (2022-09-03). Alarming that US not issued visas for Russians to attend UNGA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) — Russia's UN ambassador says it's alarming that less than three weeks before the annual meeting of world leaders at the UNGA not a single member of the 56-member Russian advance team and delegation has received a US entry visa.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-03). Erdogan hails Russia role in bringing IAEA team to Zaporozhye. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday highlighted Russia's role in arranging a visit by inspectors from IAEA to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.

Staff (2022-09-03). JCPOA ball returned to US court. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) — After a weeklong evaluation of the US response to earlier Iranian views on the EU final text, Tehran submitted its responses to Washington via the EU coordinator for the talks in Vienna over reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-03). Rusia frustra intento de Ucrania para retomar central de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net "A pesar de la presencia de representantes del OIEA, el régimen de Kiev intentó una vez más apoderarse de la planta de energía nuclear", señaló Konashénkov.

Benjamin Norton (2022-09-03). US Sends Ukraine $228 Million per Day in Military Aid to Wage Proxy War on Russia. orinocotribune.com By Benjamin Norton &#1 ; Aug 31, 2022 | The Joe Biden administration pledged Ukraine $39.87 billion in military aid between February and August 2022, for an average of $228 million per day, fueling a brutal proxy war causing tens of thousands of deaths. | The Joe Biden administration pledged Ukraine $39.87 billion in military aid in the six months between February and August 2022, for an average of $228 million per day, fueling what even former US government

TeleSUR (2022-09-03). Thousands Demand the Resignation of the Government in Prague. telesurenglish.net In Prague, 70,000 people took to the streets on Saturday to protest against the sharp rise in energy prices and to demand a neutral position on the war in Ukraine. | RELATED: | The organisers said after the end of the demonstration that if the government does not resign by 25 September, they will announce pressure actions and will plan for another protest on 28 September. | "We demand the establishment of a tempor…

Staff (2022-09-03). Comité Internacional Paz, Justicia y Dignidad a los Pueblos repudia intento de asesinato a Cristina Fernández. cubadebate.cu Las expresiones de odio, la brutal arremetida mediática y la feroz persecución judicial de la derecha y el macrismo, no podrán neutralizar jamás la capacidad de liderazgo político y el amor del pueblo de quien fue presidenta por dos períodos en Argentina.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-09-03). Fuerzas de Israel asesinan a joven palestino en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net También fueron reportados 12 palestinos heridos por represión de soldados de Israel a las protestas contra los asentamientos.

Staff (2022-09-03). Cuba contra Italia en octavos de final del Campeonato Mundial Masculino de Voleibol. cubadebate.cu En el XX Campeonato Mundial Masculino de Voleibol, la selección cubana se medirá este sábado contra Italia, ganador invicto del grupo E, en los octavos de final. Los bambinos avanzaron a la ronda de 16 tras victorias sobre Turquía, Canadá y China, en tanto los caribeños lo hicieron como uno de los mejores terceros lugares de grupo.

Oneworld.press (2022-09-03). Lavrov Explained Why The US Hasn't Successfully Pressured India Into Sanctioning Russia. oneworld.press The failure of the US' pressure campaign against India is instructive because it serves as an example for why its related efforts against other major countries haven't succeeded as well.

Staff (2022-09-03). Iran suggestions to EU draft aren't over-ambitious. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) — Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations says that Iranian suggestions aren't over-ambitious and can be accommodated provided there is the necessary political will to complete the Vienna talks.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-03). Baku received no message from Iran or Russia: Aliyev. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) — "We have not received any messages for our position either from Russia or from Iran," President Ilham Aliyev said in a recent interview.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-03). Iran, Russia FMs speak by phone: statement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia announced in a statement that Sergei Lavrov discussed the schedule of high-level meetings and upcoming summits in a phone call on Saturday.

Anonymous765 (2022-09-02). Troubled IAEA Mission To The Zaporozhie NPP. southfront.org |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). Ukraine Admits Bombing the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant. libya360.wordpress.com The Ukrainian military publicly admitted striking the area of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in an official General Staff briefing on Friday. Previously, Kiev had claimed that Russian forces used the plant as a military base; now it says all troops have relocated due to the visit by IAEA inspectors. "In the areas of the settlements…

_____ (2022-09-02). Ukraine Tries To Prevent IAEA Inspection Of Nuclear Power Plant. popularresistance.org U.N. nuclear safety officials who are heading to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia power plant are facing intense shelling but will continue to travel to the facility, the team's leader said Thursday. "There has been increased military activity, including this morning — until very recently, a few minutes ago," Rafael Mariano Grossi, the director general of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said Thursday morning. But he added defiantly: "Having come so far, we are not stopping. We are moving now," despite the fact "the risks are very very high." | Grossi concluded his press statement by saying: "Wis…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). US Provocations Over Taiwan and Beijing's Steady Remedy. libya360.wordpress.com Brian Berletic The early August visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took place amid heavy protests from Beijing. The visit was a blatant violation of Washington's bilateral agreement with Beijing regarding the "One China" policy as well as a violation of international law regarding political independence and territorial integrity. As was pointed out by…

Benjamin Norton (2022-09-02). South Koreans protest US military drills simulating war with North. multipolarista.com South Koreans held huge protests against the US military and its largest joint war exercises in years, simulating attacks on the DPRK (North Korea) and the assassination of its leadership.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). The Sickness of the American Left and the Path to Recovery. libya360.wordpress.com Danny Haiphong Leftists in the United States are suffering from a propaganda-induced delirium. Revolutionary discipline can get us through the winter storm. The U.S. has entered a dark period. Economic crisis wracks its capitalist system. Military instability and chaos reign supreme over its imperialist ventures. Political illegitimacy worsens by the year, at times by the…

Editor (2022-09-02). Medea Benjamin & Jodie Evans: What Killed America's Peace Movement? scheerpost.com CODEPINK founders Medea Benjamin and Jodie Evans. [Photo courtesy of CODEPINK] | : More than six months into Russia-Ukraine war, peace seems increasingly out of re…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-02). Close-In Fighting In Pervomayskoe, Peski Region. southfront.org In the Avdiivka direction, Russian-led forces are attempting to improve their tactical positions in the areas of Pervomayskoe, Oprosnoe and Nevelskoe settlements. | On September 1, after prolonged heavy battles, the 11th Regiment of the DPR People's Militia took control of the industrial area on the western outskirts of Peski. They seized the ruins of the bridge and occupied the line along the Donetsk ring road. The AFU units retreated into the village of Pervomay…

Kyle Anzalone (2022-09-02). White House Asks Congress for $14 Billion To Fund Its War Against Russia. news.antiwar.com The Joe Biden administration requested another massive infusion of cash for its war against Russia. The latest short-term spending proposal seeks nearly $14 billion for weapons and economic assistance for Ukraine. Since Russia invaded Ukraine six months ago, the US has sent Kiev tens of billions in weapons and direct economic assistance. On Friday, the …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-02). Ukrainian Regime Led by Media Darling Volodymyr Zelensky Kidnaps Student Dissidents, Bans Opposition Parties, Shuts Down Independent Media, Commits Egregious War Crimes and Imposes Regressive Labor Laws. orinocotribune.com By Dmitri Kovalevich &#1 ; Aug 20, 2022 | More Ukrainian Soldiers Continue to Defect as Eastern Ukrainians See Better Future with Russian Federation | For more than five months, full-scale hostilities have taken place on the territory of Ukraine. The number of victims is growing every day on both sides of the front line. | From the signing of the "Minsk 2" peace agreement in February 2015 until February 2022—seven long years—hostilities in the Donbas region raged with regular shelling and small arms attacks by the Ukrainian military and paramilitaries against the towns and cities of the region. Ukrain…

Al Mayadeen (2022-09-02). Ukrainian Air Staff Suffer 'Catastrophic Losses' by Russian Forces. globalresearch.ca

Scott Ritter (2022-09-02). Video: Ukraine War. "Is Russia in Trouble"? Scott Ritter Interviewed by Judge Napolitano. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-09-02). Getting It Wrong On Ukraine. popularresistance.org Six months into Russia's "Special Military Operation," fact-challenged reporting that constitutes Western media's approach to covering the conflict in Ukraine has become apparent to any discerning audience. Less understood is why anyone would sacrifice their integrity to participate in such a travesty. The story of William Arkin is a case in point. | On March 30 (a little more than a month into the war), Arkin penned an article which began with the following sentence: "Russia's armed forces are reaching a state of exhaustion, stalemated on the battlefield and unable to make additional gains, while Ukraine is slow…

Editor (2022-09-02). Chris Hedges & Robert Scheer on Gorbachev, Russia & Ukraine. scheerpost.com Journalists Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer discuss Mikhail Gorbachev, his life, his role in the end of the Cold War and his legacy today. How does he relate to Vladimir Putin, the state of Russia today and the war in Ukraine.

Jenny Pierson (2022-09-02). Where Does Russia Receive Its Aid From? independentmediainstitute.org On August 24, Ukraine's independence day, the U.S. provided a $3 billion military aid package to the country. The additional assistance adds to more than $80 billion worth of support that Kyiv has already received between January 24 and August 3, the majority of which was provided by the U.S., the UK, and the EU. …

Staff (2022-09-02). US Continues to Spend Millions on Russian Imports. orinocotribune.com When the Russian special military operation in Ukraine began, US President Joe Biden promised to isolate and "cripple" the Russian economy, yet Moscow has been able to maintain its economic strength, thanks in part to exporting more than $1 billion per month worth of wood, metals, food, and other goods to the US. | According to statistics cited by AP, more than 3,600 Russian ships have docked at US ports since February 24. While compared to last year, shipments have halved, it still amounts to more than $6 billion in imports. "The amount of Russian products entering US ports suggests that Biden is not fulfilling…

Dmitri Kovalevich (2022-09-02). Ukraine Regime Led by Zelensky Kidnaps Student Dissidents, Bans Opposition Parties, Shuts Down Independent Media, Commits Egregious War Crimes and Imposes Regressive Labor Laws. globalresearch.ca

Branko Marcetic (2022-09-02). The CIA May be Breeding Nazi Terror in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Matthew C. Mai (2022-09-02). Britain's Next Prime Minister Must Pull Back From the Brink in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Gary Wilson (2022-09-02). Biden tonewsauthor"> Ukraine War General. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2022-09-02). Ukraine: Somewhere Between Afghanization and Syrianization. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-02). Euro zone inflation hit new high amid near certain recession. wsws.org The European economy been battered by rising energy and electricity prices, a product of the escalating NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine but one of the significant features of the latest data is that inflationary pressures are spreading more broadly.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-02). Russia Tested Upgraded Ka-52M Attack Helicopter In Ukraine. southfront.org The Russian military has successfully tested the upgraded Ka-52M attack helicopter in Ukraine, a source in the domestic defense industry told TASS on September 2. | On February 24, Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine with the declared aims of demilitarizing and denazifying the country."Currently, the Ka-52M is undergoing state trials and the military has made a decision to test the upgraded gunship in the special operation. The helicopter has proven its worth in action.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). Blowback for NATO's Crime against Libya. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea Eleven years ago, when the U.S. empire committed one of its most recent great crimes by bombing Libya into becoming a failed state, the Queen of Chaos Hillary Clinton celebrated by saying "We came, we saw, he died!" about Muammar Gaddafi. For someone whose role was to bring about chaos during the early years of…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-02). The Drumbeats of War and US-NATO Propaganda: "China Is Bad" and "They Are Coming to Enslave Us" southfront.org The Truth about China's Imperial Ambitions, the Uyghurs and What the West Really Fears Written by Timothy Alexander Guzman. Originally…

____ (2022-09-02). US says it has received Iran's response via EU coordinator. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) — After Iran sent its response to the European Union, the US State Department announced on Friday that it has received Iran's response through the EU Coordinator.

A Guest Author (2022-09-02). °Franky Velgara Valentin PRESENTE! workers.org The following statement was issued on August 25. ProLibertad Allies and Supporters, Franky Velgara. PHOTO: Pro-Libertad It is with great sadness that we, in the ProLibertad Freedom Campaign, announce the passing of one of our founders and longtime coordinators, Francisco Velgara Valentin, known affectionately to the movement at large as . . . |

Staff (2022-09-02). Panam Sports impulsa futuro del deporte en América. cubadebate.cu Una actualización sobre las sedes de los próximos juegos panamericanos, y la creación de un campeonato piloto de Esports en Santiago 2023 fueron temas de la LX Asamblea General de Panam Sports, efectuada en Chile. El cónclave acogió una presentación de la ciudad colombiana de Barranquilla, anfitriona de los XX Juegos Panamericanos de 2027.

_____ (2022-09-02). Is The US Legal System At War With Its People? popularresistance.org The very laws and government agencies created to protect the people in the United States are increasingly being weaponized against those who are often marginalized in society: people of color, the poor, and the working class. In just the last few months, there have been many incidents of this kind of violent abuse of power. | On July 28, the state of Alabama performed a "botched" execution on Joe Nathan James Jr., who journalists believe may have suffered medical malpractice akin to "torture" for hours before his death. On August 12, around midnight, a police officer threatened to kill a Black pregnant woman duri…

TeleSUR (2022-09-02). Russia Starts Vostok 2022 Joint Military Exercises. telesurenglish.net The Russian Defense Ministry reported that more than ,000 troops from 14 countries will participate in the Vostok 2022 military drills. | Military forces from China & India arriving in Russia for the Vostok-2022 joint military drill. ,000 soldiers, 140 aircraft, 60 warships & general support vessels being mobilized for the exercise.

Walden Bello (2022-09-02). Gorbachev Rode the Tiger and Ended Up Inside It. commondreams.org The late Soviet leader ended the Cold War, but his botched reforms opened the way to Russia's modern crony capitalism.

Steve Sweeney (2022-09-02). Poland demands £1.1 trillion in WWII reparations from Germany. peoplesworld.org Poland's former deputy prime minister said today that the government will seek the equivalent of £1.1 trillion in reparations from Germany for the Nazis' World War II invasion and occupation of his country. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of the right-wing ruling Law and Justice party, announced the huge claim at the release of a long-awaited report …

Oneworld.press (2022-09-02). Why'd Lavrov Say That Russia Isn't Alone Yet It Also Can't Rely On Anyone But Itself. oneworld.press No country should ever enter into a position of disproportionate dependence whereby they literally come to rely on anyone else, though nor should they isolate themselves from global processes either, hence the need to pragmatically strike a careful balance between these two goals exactly as Russia is doing.

Oneworld.press (2022-09-02). Russia Announces New Regional Economic Agenda At The VII Eastern Economic Forum. oneworld.press The VII Eastern Economic Forum, prepared by the Roscongress company, significantly influences the accelerated development of Russia, aimed at ensuring that the entire civilized community develops together and ensures economic growth.

Oneworld.press (2022-09-02). The Polish Ambassador To India Is In No Position To Advise His Hosts On Ties With Russia. oneworld.press While the Polish Ambassador to India is comparatively more polite and respectful than American policymakers, he nevertheless shares their lack of understanding about this South Asian state and its objective national interests.

TeleSUR (2022-09-02). G7 Aims to Cap Russian Oil Prices. telesurenglish.net Although the Group of Seven (G7) finance ministers did not specify the cap's level on Friday, they said, "We commit to work urgently on the finalization and implementation of this measure." | RELATED: | According to a joint statement from the group consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K. and the U.S., the price ceiling measure is intended to reduce Russia's revenues and, at the same time pr…

____ (2022-09-02). Climate, conflicts raise stakes in hungry world. ecns.cn Millions of people struggling for food every day are seeing their hopes dimmed by soaring grain prices and tight supplies amid the impact of climate change and Western sanctions on Russia.

____ (2022-09-02). Experts: Drill with Russia not aimed at others. ecns.cn The Chinese military's participation in the Vostok-2022(East-2022) military exercises organized by Russia does not target any third party and is intended to safeguard regional peace and stability, experts said.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). Erdogan Exploits the Libyan Crisis to Further His Own Interests. libya360.wordpress.com The two simultaneous visits by the outgoing head of the unity government, Abdulhamid Al-Dabaiba, and the head of the parliament-backed government, Fathi Bashaga, to Ankara to meet with Turkish officials revealed that Turkey is sticking to the file of a political solution in Libya, and that the field is open for a combination of a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). WHO Chief, TPLF Leader Tedros Silent about His Party's Theft of World Food Program Fuel. libya360.wordpress.com Ann Garrison UN World Health Organization chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom is also the world's most prominent advocate of the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front. He has said nothing about the TPLF's recent theft of fuel intended for UN relief efforts in Ethiopia. On the morning of August 24th, fighting in Ethiopia's Amhara Region shattered a ceasefire…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). Argentina: Assassination Attempt Against Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Widely Condemned. libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa Argentine Vice President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, thanking supporters who have gathered outside her home since last week in her support in the face of ongoing judicial and political persecution against her. (Photo: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner/Twitter) The attack, which shook the country, was widely condemned by numerous political leaders and social activists from…

Andrew Korybko (2022-09-01). Why Is Kiev So Scared of the IAEA Visiting the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant? globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-01). 'Peacemaker' of Death: This Ukrainian Website Threatens Hundreds of Thousands With Extrajudicial Killings — Some Are Americans. orinocotribune.com By Olga Sukharevskaya &#1 ; Aug 26, 2022 | Mirotvorets, which compiles lists of 'enemies of Ukraine', has been operating with impunity for eight years | For the last eight years, a group of publicly unknown activists in Ukraine have been compiling lists of 'enemies of the people' with impunity. Hundreds of thousands have been declared criminals without trial. | Among them are not only Russian citizens, but also Ukrainian opposition figures and bloggers, European politicians, and US citizens. At the very least, being added to this list is a stigma that makes life difficult in Ukraine, but it can also serve as just…

_____ (2022-09-01). Ukraine — A Frontline Report — Vanishing Foreign Weapons. popularresistance.org Some people ask why I read the New York Times and other such outlets of mostly 'western' propaganda. One obvious reason is to "know your enemy", to find out what the propaganda wants us to think. Another one is to find the gems that give a real picture of a situation which often sneak themselves into the coverage, though usually way below the headline. | Today there is a piece about Ukrainian military units which are trading weapons with each other. | A Frontline Shadow Economy: Ukrainian Units Trade Tanks and Artillery | Within the 93rd Mechanized Brigade, Zmei was not just a lowly sergeant. He was the brigade's…

_____ (2022-09-01). Why Full Employment Was A Great Idea, But Is No More. popularresistance.org Hoping to recapture the White House in the United States' bicentennial year, Congressional Democrats introduced legislation to guarantee a job to nearly every adult who wanted one. Sponsored by Minnesota's liberal lion, U.S. Senator Hubert Humphrey, and California Congressman Augustus Hawkins — one of the founders of the Congressional Black Caucus — the bill would've required the executive branch to establish nationwide quotas for industrial output, and forecast the number of jobs necessary to meet those annual benchmarks. | However many jobs the private sector could not — or would not — p…

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-01). US, Allies Agree To Implement Russian Oil Price Cap Plan. news.antiwar.com UPDATE: The G7 countries agreed Friday to implement the Russian oil price cap. In response, Russia announced they are cutting off Nord Stream gas exports indefinitely. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and other finance ministers from the Group of Seven are set to meet virtually on Friday and outline their plan to implement a price cap …

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). France's Neocolonial Attempt To Exploit Algerian Gas Likely To Fail. southfront.org Macron in AlgeriaAnalysts believe Algeria is not able to replace Russian gas. | Written by Amid the search for diversification of energy sources, France seems ready to resume some of its colonial ties with Algeria. The African country is an important gas producer and can help Europe with supplies at this time of widespread shortages as consequenc…

Felix Abt (2022-09-01). Sanctions on Russia Threaten Fertilizer Production and Could Lead to Famine. covertactionmagazine.com The media are concealing an outrageous scandal in the context of the Russia sanctions—while distracting with a sideshow by spreading silly lies about Switzerland. Does Der Spiegel, an opinion leader in much of Europe, deserve the disqualification "lying press"? Far be it from me to call mainstream journalists liars across the board, because first of …

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