2022-09-05: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-05). Russia Says It Foiled Ukrainian Attempt to Seize Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. news.antiwar.com The Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday that Ukrainian forces The Defense Ministry said that Ukrainian vessels with a force of about 250 Ukrainian troops attempted to land on the shore of a lake near the plant, which is located in the southern city of Enerhodar. | The alleged operation came as inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) were stationed at the p…

WSWS (2022-09-05). Russia, China conduct joint military exercises in East Asia. wsws.org The US-instigated proxy war in Ukraine against Russia and its provocations against China over Taiwan are pushing the two countries towards a de facto military alliance amid the danger of a far wider conflagration.

WSWS (2022-09-05). Macron visits Algeria amid escalating NATO war on Russia. wsws.org While seeking to secure Algerian gas and whitewash the history of French crimes in Algeria, Macron hypocritically denounced Russia and China as "imperialist" powers.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-09-05). Denuncian asesinato de otro líder social en Amazonas, Colombia. telesurtv.net La víctima fue identificada como William Pedraza y es el líder social colombiano número 124 en ser asesinado durante este 2022.

Staff (2022-09-05). VII Campeonato Nacional sub-23: Santiago de Cuba se colocó a un triunfo de su tercera corona. cubadebate.cu Las Avispas de Santiago de Cuba no creyeron en favoritismos ni en patio ajeno, y derrotaron a los Leopardos de Villa Clara 4-1 en el Augusto César Sandino, para colocarse a solo un triunfo de llevarse el título en el VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol categoría sub-23. Este lunes a las 2.00 pm en el mismo estadio, se jugará el cuarto partido.

____ (2022-09-05). China's northernmost free trade zone sees 72.8 percent trade growth with Russia in first half of 2022. ecns.cn Trade volume with Russia in the China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone has reached 13. 3 billion yuan (about $1.96 billion) in the first half of 2022, growing by 72.8 percent year on year, according to authorities in Heilongjiang.

____ (2022-09-05). Kremlin pledges serious response in case of EU visa restrictions. ecns.cn Moscow will take serious retaliatory measures if the EU formally introduces visa restrictions on Russian citizens, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday.

____ (2022-09-05). China's top legislator to visit four countries. ecns.cn Top legislator Li Zhanshu will make official visits to Russia, Mongolia, Nepal and the Republic of Korea from Wednesday to Sept 17 at the invitation of Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

Benjamin Norton (2022-09-04). West killed peace proposal to end Ukraine war, Russia supported negotiated settlement. multipolarista.com Russia and Ukraine agreed to a negotiated settlement to end the conflict in April, but British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intervened to stop the peace deal, and the US and EU escalated the proxy war to try to weaken Moscow.

____ (2022-09-04). 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.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). Journalists Witnessed Ukrainian Saboteurs' Failed Storming of Zaporozhye NPP. libya360.wordpress.com An IAEA mission led by the UN agency's chief, Rafael Grossi, arrived at the Zaporozhye NPP on September 1st to monitor the situation at the plant, which has been controlled by the Russian military since the first month of Moscow's special military operation in Ukraine. The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has stated that journalists…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). Kherson Offensive: Moment of Truth in the Ukraine War. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR Ukrainian counteroffensive has begun in Kherson Oblast The fog of war envelops the Ukrainian "counteroffensive" in southern Kherson region where Kiev hopes to regain lost territories. But by the sixth day of operations, the echo chamber in the West has fallen silent. There are no tall claims. Today's update of the UK…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-04). Ukraine Is Losing Its Independence as It Wields Blackmail Over Nuclear Energy and Food Supply. orinocotribune.com By Dmitriy Kovalevich &#1 ; | In his monthly report, the New Cold War's correspondent in Ukraine, Dmitriy Kovalevich explores in detail Ukraine's so-called independence, the continuing intervention by western powers, the country's refusal to comply with the Minsk agreements, the failure of grain to reach the third world countries that need it, the slow but continuing Russian advances, and how blackmail (including nuclear blackmail) and state terrorism has become policy and practice. | ________________________ | On August 24, Ukraine celebrated 31 years of its post-Soviet independence. The same date m…

TeleSUR (2022-09-04). Russia Halts Drone Attack on Zaporizhzhia Plant. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Russia's Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov announced that Russian forces thwarted an attempt by the Ukrainian army to attack the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which remains in normal condition, with eight drones. | RELATED: | Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that approached the nuclear plant were "blocked by Russian electronic warfare equipment," Konashenkov specified, adding that Ukrainian forces also launched homing grenades at the facility. | T…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). What All Western 'News'-Reporting About Why Russia Invaded Ukraine Hide. libya360.wordpress.com Eric Zuesse They hide that Ukraine is only 353 miles away — five minutes of missile flight-time — from the Kremlin, and that if Ukraine joins NATO, the U.S. will be invited to place its nuclear missiles there, which would be able to blitz-annihilate Moscow and Russia's central command within just five minutes, and they…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-04). 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.

Staff (2022-09-04). VIDEO: Moment when Ukrainian base destroyed by Russian forces. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) — The video shows the moment when Russian forces shelled Ukrainian positions with mortars.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-04). Around 70,000 People Protest Against Czech Government, NATO in Prague. news.antiwar.com Around 70,000 protesters marched in Prague on Saturday to demonstrate against the Czech government over rising energy prices and to demand The protest included demonstrators from across the political spectrum, including the populist right-wing Freedom and Direct Democracy Party and the Czech Republic's Communist Party. | The parties that participated were described in media reports as "fringe," but 70,000 demonstrators is a s…

Staff (2022-09-04). Rinden tributo en Italia a Fabio Di Celmo a 25 años de su asesinato. cubadebate.cu La delegación de la Anaic en la región de Liguria efectuó un emotivo acto de recordación en el cementerio Génova-Aranzano, donde reposan los restos de Di Celmo, quien falleció en La Habana el 4 de septiembre de 1997, a los 32 años, tras detonar una bomba en el Hotel Copacabana.

Oneworld.press (2022-09-04). America Will Never Impede The Military Dimension Of The Russian-Indian Strategic Partnership. oneworld.press The US is no longer able to impose its will onto others like it did during the climax of the brief unipolar moment immediately after the end of the Old Cold War because rising multipolar Great Powers like India refuse to unilaterally concede on issues that they regard as being in their objective national interests.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). How Canada Created the R2P Doctrine, with Myanmar as its Next Potential Victim. libya360.wordpress.com Daniel Xie Opposition supporters demand the implementation of the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine in Myanmar. (Credit: Twitter) On September 21, 2021, Myanmar's National Unity Government (NUG), a government-in-exile formed by supporters of former state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi declared a "people's defensive war" against the Tatmadaw (another name for the armed forces of Myanmar)….

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). US Dependence on Russian Uranium and Sanctions Policies. libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Danilov The energy crisis, exacerbated in recent months by Washington's anti-Russian sanctions policy, is perhaps the worst such crisis since 1973, when Arab countries imposed an oil embargo to protest Western support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War. It has affected all Western states by now. While the search for new energy sources…

Oneworld.press (2022-09-04). What Explains Western States' Divergent Stances Over Banning Russian Visas. oneworld.press The issue is extremely sensitive since it concerns socio-political and strategic issues that prominently affect what each state regards as their national interests.

Staff (2022-09-04). Three Syrian forces killed in terrorists' missile attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) — Three Syrian forces were killed and another one was wounded in a terrorist missile strike in Idlib, said the deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria on Saturday.

Staff (2022-09-04). Su-35 purchase on Iran Army agenda. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) — The purchase of Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia is on the agenda of the Air Force of the Islamic Republic of Iran, said Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). Boric's Chile: Change or Continuity? libya360.wordpress.com Transformative or more of the same? Chilean journalist Pablo Vivanco analyzes the new government. Chileans will vote today in a referendum on a new proposed constitution. We analyzed its content on our podcast, Latin America Review. Full Interview>> Massive closing ceremony of the Apruebo campaign Redacción Chile We publish here a photo report with images…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). Localization: Bringing about Buen Vivir to Address Climate Fluctuations and Globalization. libya360.wordpress.com Christian Stalberg Today, there exists what in my estimation is an unprecedented moment for altering the course of human history. The hopes and dreams for a more equitable, peaceful, just and livable world now have an opening for their realization as never before, which has come about due to the impacts on society from accelerating…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-04). Moscow Receives First Shipment of Venezuelan Tropical Fruits. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara L. This Saturday, September 3, the first shipment of tropical fruits from Venezuela arrived in Moscow in a cargo flight from the Venezuelan Consortium of Aeronautical Industries and Air Services (Conviasa) by the company Caribbean Plus in cooperation with the Association of Avocado Growers of the Aristides Bastidas Municipality of Yaracuy State, (Aguabas)….

Deutsche Welle (2022-09-03). 70,000 Rally in Prague Against EU, NATO and the Czech Government. anti-empire.com Source: An estimated 70,000 protesters from the far-right and far-left rallied Some of the groups represented at the demonstration were the populist anti-migrant Freedom and Direct Democracy Party and the Communist Party. | Dubbed "Czech Republic First," the protest highlighted rising inflation fueled by a rise in energy prices, Covid-19 vaccinations, and immigra…

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). 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 …

_____ (2022-09-03). SADC Rejects Anti-Russian Bill In United States Congress. popularresistance.org A recent gathering of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has expressed its displeasure with recent legislation making its way through the United States Congress which is aimed at punishing the continent for its diplomatic and trade relations with the Russian Federation. | This event was convened under the theme of "Promoting Industrialization through, Agro-Processing, Mineral Beneficiation, and Regional Value Chains for Inclusive and Resilient Economic Growth." The title took into serious consideration the contemporary operating context in the Southern Africa region and the urgent need to enhance…

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