2022-09-20: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-20). US Soldiers Helping Ukrainians With Weapons Maintenance Remotely. news.antiwar.com US troops stationed at an airbase in Poland are helping Ukrainians maintain their US-provided weapons remotely via encrypted digital chats, Defense One reported on Sunday. The US troops are helping the Ukrainians fix and maintain HIMARS rocket systems, Javelin anti-tank launchers, howitzers, and other equipment. The Americans and Ukrainians have 14 encrypted chats, one for …

Infobrics (2022-09-20). Is BRICS Reserve Currency a Pipe Dream. infobrics.org Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the development of a new global reserve currency in a recent speech to the BRICS Business Forum. This global reserve currency is expected to replace the special drawing right of the International Monetary Fund and includes the national currencies of the BRICS member states…

____ (2022-09-20). Gas shortages, cold weather to deal blows to European companies, says economist. ecns.cn With colder weather on the way and European countries' access to natural gas from Russia cut off, rising expenses and scarce energy supplies could create an economic "tsunami" for many European companies.

Infobrics (2022-09-20). Russia's Top Gold Producer Sells $670 Million of Bonds in Yuan. infobrics.org PJSC Polyus, Russia's largest gold producer, became the second company in the country to sell bonds in Chinese currency as Russian businesses increasingly turn to China and the yuan for borrowing in the face of sweeping sanctions imposed by Western countries…

WSWS (2022-09-20). Turkish-Greek tensions escalate amid NATO-Russia war. wsws.org As the Greek president visits islands in the Aegean Sea and the US lifts its arms embargo on Cyprus, dangerous tensions between Athens and Ankara are rising.

____ (2022-09-20). China, Russia hold new round of strategic security consultation. ecns.cn Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Monday co-chaired the 17th Round of Strategic Security Consultation between China and Russia with Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, in east China's Fujian Province.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Biden on "60 Minutes": American capitalism is at war with the world, at war with reality. wsws.org In the space of 25 minutes, Biden declared the COVID-19 "pandemic over," threatened a massive escalation of war against Russia and pledged US forces to a possible war with China.

Jason Ditz (2022-09-20). Russian Airstrikes Kill 45 Islamists in Syria's Idlib. news.antiwar.com Russia reported a series of airstrikes in Syria's Idlib killed at least Russia reported strikes hit a warehouse in Sheikh Yousef, along with a pair of arms depots all belonging to the militants, who control most of Idlib Province. | Idlib is one of the last rebel provinces, where Syrian forces control the south, Turks hold the far north, and the HTS Islamists hold the central highway leading to Aleppo. | The US has listed HTS as a terrorist group, but tends to issues statements sympathetic to…

TeleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-09-20). Nuevo bombardeo de Ucrania a Donetsk deja al menos 13 muertos. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de Kuibyshev informaron que varios artefactos explosivos impactaron en una parada de autobús.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-20). Lugansk y Jérson desean realizar referendos para adherirse a Rusia. telesurtv.net La autoproclamada Republica Popular de Lugansk tiene ya un 90% de su territorio liberado de las fuerzas de ocupación ucranianas que le negaron el referéndum de 2014.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-19). NATO Prolongs the Ukraine Proxy War and Global Unrest. libya360.wordpress.com Aaron Maté With diplomacy thwarted, the US and its allies plan for "open-ended" military and economic warfare against Russia, no matter the costs at home and abroad. The Ukrainian military's routing of Russian forces from Kharkiv, which relied extensively on US planning, weaponry and intelligence, has sparked triumphant declarations that the tide has turned. According to The Atlantic's Anne…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-19). How the US is Using the Azeri-Armenian Conflict to "Extend" Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Many have noted the suspicious and very convenient timing regarding Azerbaijan-Armenia hostilities which serve as an additional distraction for Russia amid its special military operation in Ukraine and its ongoing operations in Syria. In addition to a recent visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Armenia, anti-CSTO protests promoted by US government-funded media organizations…

____ (2022-09-19). Revealed: US & EU Plans to Plunder Ukraine. transcend.org 8 Sep 2022 – Lee Camp has evidence that the most powerful people in the world have been planning to plunder the Ukrainian economy since at least 2017. The West's favorite form of diplomacy is to use conditional loans to dismantle struggling governments and sell their assets to the rich.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-19). Putin Warns War Could Escalate in Response to Ukrainian 'Terrorist' Attacks Inside Russia. news.antiwar.com Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned that Russia Putin has framed his invasion as a limited "special military operation" that could be upgraded into a full-scale war. His government recently

Contributing Writers (2022-09-19). US Veterans: If NATO Didn't Want Ukraine Grid Hit, It Shouldn't Have Taken Part in Kiev's Offensive/By Ekaterina Blinova. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: US Veterans: If NATO Didn't Want Ukraine Grid Hit, It Shouldn't Have Taken Part in Kiev's Offensive US defense officials have advised the Biden administration against supplying Kiev with the longer range missiles, known as Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMs), citing fears that the Ukrainian military would use these weapons against Russia …

____ (2022-09-19). Latin Americans Reject Resource Plundering by Same NATO Countries Fueling Military Conflict in Ukraine. transcend.org 13 Sep 2022 — It's a witch hunt where Washington is saying either you are with the U.S., NATO and the West, or you're against us. Anyone trying to be 'neutral' becomes 'pro-Russia'. Meanwhile, no one is sanctioning the U.S. or the EU for their plundering wars or their violent crimes against humanity and war crimes throughout the world.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-09-19). Russia Won't Congratulate CIA on Its Diamond Jubilee. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-09-19). US unlikely to provide Ukraine with fighter jets. infobrics.org Supplying Ukraine with fighter jets will not change the course of the war.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-09-19). 'Leading from Behind': Is Washington at War with Moscow? mintpressnews.com Call it 'leading from behind', 'proxy war' or 'hybrid war', Washington is very much a party in the devastating war in Ukraine, which is paying a heavy price for Washington's desire to remain the world's only superpower.

WSWS (2022-09-19). US-NATO escalation in Ukraine risks nuclear war. wsws.org In the aftermath of the military debacle suffered by Russian forces in Northern Ukraine this month at the hands of US proxy forces, dominant sections of the US political establishment have demanded a massive expansion of US involvement in the war.

_____ (2022-09-19). New Fakes about Russia-DPRK Military Cooperation. journal-neo.org More recently, the author analyzed misinformation that North Korean special forces were about to appear in the Donbass, but the global media soon encountered another misinformation launched from the West: it turned out that North Korea was preparing to supply Russia with shells and possibly military equipment on a massive scale. Or it is already …

Infobrics (2022-09-19). BRICS Youth Play Critical Role in Development. infobrics.org Officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said that young people play a critical role in the development of cities and encouraged youth from BRICS countries and the rest of the world to promote the joint development of youth and cities…

Rqorinoco (2022-09-19). 2022 Russian MFA Report regarding: Situation with the Glorification of Nazism, Spread of Neo-Nazism, Other Practices That Contribute To Fueling Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. orinocotribune.com EXCERPTS CANADA | (Unofficial Translation) | Canada is at the forefront of countries that continue attempts to falsify the history of the Second World War. Ottawa has not outlawed the glorification of Nazi criminals at the legislative level. At the same time, the monuments to all those who fought against the USSR on the side of Nazi Germany are treated here with special care and respect. | In Edmonton, Alberta, at the cemetery of St. Michael, there is a memoria…

Infobrics (2022-09-19). Austrian citizens dissatisfied with anti-Russian measures. infobrics.org Protests against sanctions and gas prices are likely to increase in the entire European continent.

Infobrics (2022-09-19). China-Russian Cooperation Worth $160 Bln, to Fortify Bilateral Ties. infobrics.org China and Russia are discussing 79 prospective projects that would strengthen the two countries' alliance…

Contributing Writers (2022-09-19). Jeffrey Sachs: U.S. Policy & "West's False Narrative" Stoking Tensions with Russia, China. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Staff (2022-09-19). Violating sanctions against Russia to be gigantic mistake. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden says he told Chinese President Xi Jinping it would be a "gigantic mistake" to violate sanctions against Russia.

Staff (2022-09-19). Revival of Iran nuclear deal meets interest of all states. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov considered the revival of the nuclear deal with Iran in the interest of all parties.

____ (2022-09-19). Ukraine: War, Statecraft, and Geopolitical Conflict—the Nuclear Danger. transcend.org 14 Sep 2022 – The risk of nuclear escalation in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been a subject of considerable debate in the United States among scholars, policy analysts and media commentators. These debates reveal a broad spectrum of views from those who dismiss Russian references to nuclear capabilities as mere saber rattling to those who worry that if Russian President Vladimir Putin finds his back to the wall in Ukraine, he may resort to tactical nuclear strikes.

____ (2022-09-19). Europe, More Than Putin, Must Shoulder the Blame for the Energy Crisis. transcend.org 14 Sep 2022 – The same arrogant, self-righteous posturing from the West that fuelled the Ukraine war is now plunging Europe into recession.

Al-Jazeera (2022-09-19). Germany Seizes Russian Oil Firm Rosneft's Refineries. globalresearch.ca

People's World (2022-09-19). Die Linke Lawmaker: Russia Sanctions Causing 'Social and Economic Catastrophe' in Germany. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-19). details of Iran-Russia contract for purchase and swap gas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — According to a report by the Iranian Ministry of Oil, the swap contract and the purchase of Russian gas in the amount of 6 and 9 million cubic meters per day is going to be done soon through Azerbaijan.

Staff (2022-09-19). Russia, China to develop military cooperation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Russian Security Council Secretary and Chinese Politburo member Yang Jiechi held consultations and expressed interest in developing military-technical cooperation between the two countries, including holding joint drills.

____ (2022-09-19). China and Russia Partner to Inject Stability into World — SCO. transcend.org 15 Sep 2022 – China and Russia's leaders agreed to take a guiding role as great powers to bring stability and positive energy to the world.

Staff (2022-09-19). US sanctions 3 Iranian airlines cargo planes over Russia link. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — The US Department of Commerce announced on Monday that it has blacklisted three Boeing 747 aircraft belonging to Iranian airlines that provide cargo services to Russia.

Staff (2022-09-19). Russian airstrike in Syria's Idlib kills 45 terrorists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Forty-five members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group have been killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria's Idlib province.

Staff (2022-09-19). Russia voices readiness to host Syria-Turkey meetings. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Deputy Russian foreign minister says that his country is ready to host a meeting between Syrian and Turkish foreign ministers and the presidents of the two neighbouring countries.

____ (2022-09-19). Asia's Future Takes Shape in Vladivostok, the Russian Pacific. transcend.org 8 Sep 2022 – Sixty-eight countries gathered on Russia's far eastern coast to listen to Moscow's economic and political vision for the Asia-Pacific.

Staff (2022-09-19). Details of Iran-Russia contract for purchase and gas swap. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — According to a report by the Iranian Ministry of Oil, the swap contract and the purchase of Russian gas in the amount of 6 and 9 million cubic meters per day is going to be done soon through Azerbaijan.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-19). Fear and Misinformation Dominate Discourses of Brazilian Right. orinocotribune.com By Zoe Alexandra Sep 13, 2022 | In the lead-up to the general elections in Brazil, the far-right has intensified its campaign of hysteria and fear-mongering instead of providing concrete solutions to the crises affecting the people | Brazil is less than a month away from historic elections. Over 156 million Brazilians will go to the polls on October 2 to cast their vote for the president of the republic, State governors, 27 senators, 513 federal deputies, and State and district deputies. The elections take place amid an acute political, economic, and social crisis in the country. The past several years h…

WSWS (2022-09-19). Left Party representatives demand expulsion of Sahra Wagenknecht for criticising German government war policy and NATO. wsws.org The latest dispute within the Left Party shows how unconditionally it stands behind the war policy of the German government and NATO.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-09-19). México insistirá en extradición del autor del crimen a periodista. telesurtv.net El pedido de extradición del supuesto autor intelectual del asesinato del periodista Javier Valdez hacia México desde EE.UU. data del 2020.

Staff (2022-09-19). La Habana es tricampeona nacional del Baseball 5. cubadebate.cu El equipo de La Habana logró la corona en el III Campeonato Nacional de Baseball 5, al derrotar en el playoff final a su similar de Guantánamo, en partidos celebrados este domingo en la Sala Polideportiva Yayabo de Sancti Spíritus. Los capitalinos volvieron a imponer su clase y alcanzaron el éxito como en el campeonato de 2019.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-19). Somalia: Clan Revolt Threatens the Future of al-Shabaab. libya360.wordpress.com The Somali government is using all means of war to defeat terrorists from all regions of the country. Clan support for the Somali army has confused and weakened the jihadists. Mogadishu-analysts agree that the Somali government is trying to invest the so-called popular revolution against the jihadist al-Shabaab movement in some federal states to be…

Al Mayadeen (2022-09-19). When Zelensky Entourage Depicts Nazism, Photos Vanish Into Thin Air. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-18). The SCO Summit and the Need for a New Global Security Architecture. libya360.wordpress.com Matthew Ehret During a meeting held between Putin and Xi the recent Shanghai Organization Summit in Samarkand, the Chinese leader re-affirmed his understanding both of the historical moment now shaping the world and also the vital role he understands both Russia and China must play in navigating humanity through this storm saying: "Dear President Putin, my…

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