2022-06-21: News Headlines

Roger Annis (2022-06-21). Denunciation of Vladimir Putin's Essay on History of Russia and Ukraine is Unwarranted. covertactionmagazine.com Far from condemning the national aspirations of Ukrainians, Putin defends them In July 2021, Vladimir Putin published a historical essay …

Kyle Anzalone (2022-06-20). Ukraine Parliament Passes New Laws Seeking To Purge Russian Culture. news.antiwar.com Ukraine's Parliament passed two bills that will restrict Russian music and books. If President Volodymyr Zelensky signs the legislation, it will be a significant step forward in Kiev's attempt to purge the Russian culture. The first bill will place heavy restrictions on any author who held Russian citizenship after the collapse of the Soviet Union …

Patricia Gorky (2022-06-20). East European governments pledge loyalty to U.S. war drive. liberationnews.org The declarations of the Bucharest 9 Group underscore that the NATO governments of Eastern Europe are preparing for war, not peace.

Staff (2022-06-20). Australia delivers first armored personnel carriers to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyJune 19, 2022 Australia Hands Over First Armored Personnel Carriers To Ukraine Australia has handed over the first four M113AS4 armoured personnel carriers to Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the Australian Ministry of Defense…. "The first four M113AS4 Armoured Personnel Carriers being gifted to Ukraine departed RAAF Base Amberley last …

Anonymous767 (2022-06-20). War In Ukraine Day 117: Preliminary Results Of June. southfront.org Destroyed equipment of Kyiv's forces | Since the liberation of Kherson, Melitopol and Mariupol as well as the stabilization of the frontline around Kharkiv, units of the Russian Armed Forces have been mainly focused on the elimination of Kyiv's military grouping in the region of Donbass. | As of June 20, Russian forces have been finishing the elimination of Kyiv's garrison in the industrial zone of Severodonetsk and liberation of Zolotoe. | The grouping of Kyiv troops that remains in the Azot plant in Severodonetsk is de-f…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-20). Interview with persecuted German journalist Alina Lipp/ By Miodrag Zarkovic. marktaliano.net Andrew Hirst 16h ∑ Welcome to the 4th Reich: #RejectRussophobia This is the second part of the interview of German citizen Alina Lipp with her Serbian colleague Miodrag Zarkovic. Alina has already been attacked by the full power of the German "democracy" for her reports from Donbass. I was surprised and shocked by the lawlessness that the Western …

Kurt Nimmo (2022-06-20). Biden Tells Americans to Sacrifice for the Nazis of Ukraine. globalresearch.ca Back in February, when Russia went into Ukraine to denazify and disarm the country, the corporate media declared brave and patriotic Ukrainians would push the Russians out and eventually retake Crimea and the Donbas. In order to do this, we …

Anonymous767 (2022-06-20). Zelensky's Choice: Peace And EU Candidacy Or "Protracted Conflict" On Washington's Demand. southfront.org Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis arrived in Kiev on June 16, where they met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During this trip, the European leaders announced their support for Ukraine's candidate status for EU membership, however, other reports suggested that they also pressured Zelensky into ac…

_____ (2022-06-20). It's Not The Conflict In Ukraine, Our Food System Is Broken. popularresistance.org Much attention is being given to the impacts the conflict in Ukraine and the US sanctions on Russia will have on our food supply this year, but farmer Jim Goodman, president of the National Family Farm Coalition, explains why our food system has been in crisis for a long time. Goodman discusses how the causes of the broken food system – corporatization, consolidation, a rigid supply chain and the climate crisis – are all coming together to make farmers reconsider whether it even makes sense to plant crops. He also explains that farmers could feed the world in ways that are good for our health and for the planet,…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-20). Western Media and Politicians Prefer to Ignore the Truth about Civilians Killed in Donetsk Shelling/By Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net By Eva Bartlett Global Research, June 20, 2022 Internationalist 360 ∞ 16 June 2022 When Kiev's guilt in attacks on a maternity hospital cannot be denied, it's simply brushed under the carpet Following intense Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk on June 13, some Western media sources, in tandem with outlets in Kiev, unsurprisingly claimed that the attack — which killed …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-20). Ukraine's Kill List and What Western Media Ignores About Donetsk Civilians w/Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Award-Winning Canadian Journalist Eva Bartlett on Ukraine Kill List As Canadian Government Does Nothing Western Media and Politicians Prefer to Ignore the Truth about Civilians Killed in Donetsk Shelling &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization The Legality of War/By Christopher Black Retired Swiss Military-Intelligence Officer: 'Is it Possible to …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). Tryzub: The National Revolution Fantasized by Ukranian Nationalists. libya360.wordpress.com Laurent Brayard Among the many ultranationalist organisations with a whiff of the sulphur, there is now Trizub, referring to the Ukrainian nationalist symbol of the Trident. The Ukraine is full of such groups and parties, in what is described in the West as folklore, but its origins lie both in the history of the Ukrainian…

Eva Bartlett (2022-06-20). Western Media and Politicians Prefer to Ignore the Truth about Civilians Killed in Donetsk Shelling. globalresearch.ca When Kiev's guilt in attacks on a maternity hospital cannot be denied, it's simply brushed under the carpet | Following intense Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk on June 13, some Western media sources, in tandem with outlets in Kiev, unsurprisingly claimed that …

WSWS (2022-06-20). US will double number of long-range missile launchers deployed in Ukraine. wsws.org The United States is preparing to further intensify its involvement in the war against Russia, doubling the number of long-range missile launchers sent to Ukraine.

Staff (2022-06-20). Australia ships first 4 M113AS44 armored vehicles to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Australia handed over four M113AS4 armored personnel carriers to Ukrainian Armed Forces, Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles announced Sunday.

____ (2022-06-20). Welcome to a Science-Fiction Planet. transcend.org 16 Jun 2022 – How George Orwell's Doublethink Became the Way of the World – The remarkable 93-year-old Noam Chomsky put the Ukraine War in the largest and most devastating context possible in an interview with Alternative Radio's David Barsamian.

Staff (2022-06-20). Ukraine reportedly attack Russian sea oil drilling platforms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The head of Moscow-controlled Crimea on Monday said that Ukraine has fired on oil drilling platforms off the coast of the peninsula that was annexed by Russia in 2014.

____ (2022-06-20). Conflict Transformation for Ukraine and Russia. transcend.org All three sources of generative force (Direct, Structural and Cultural Violence) need to be explored — with problems diagnosed, prognoses made from present trends if allowed to continue, and appropriate therapies devised — if conflict is to be not merely resolved, but transformed.

____ (2022-06-20). US Department of Defense Finally Admits in Public Document that There Are 46 US Military-Funded Biolabs in Ukraine. transcend.org The Pentagon on Thursday [9 Jun] finally admitted in a public statement that there are 46 US-funded biolabs in Ukraine. This is after months of lies and denials by Democrats, Biden, and their fake news mainstream media!

WSWS (2022-06-20). Senate panel approves record US military budget for 2022-2023. wsws.org The 23-3 bipartisan vote demonstrates the support of both the Democrats and Republicans for a massive increase in Pentagon spending, including for the war in Ukraine.

Elliott Wallace (2022-06-20). More than 100 million people displaced around the world. america.cgtn.com The United Nations says fighting in Ukraine has pushed the number of displaced people around the world to more than 100 million for the first time ever.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Julian Assange faces extradition and state murder while the war criminals he exposed walk free. wsws.org While they claim to be defending "democracy" in Ukraine, the US and its allies are persecuting a journalist for exposing their war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-20). EU Commission President Wants To Drop Unanimity in Foreign Policy Decisions. news.antiwar.com The EU's European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen "In foreign affairs, we really have to move to qualified majority voting," von der Leyen told reporters on Monday. She made the comments when answering a question about whether or not the EU will change its decision-making process on admitting new members. | The European Commission recently declared its suppo…

Park Min-hee (2022-06-20). "Global NATO": Upcoming Summit Intended to Transform the "Atlantic Alliance". New "Strategic Concept" Envisaged. globalresearch.ca Special "partner nations" have been invited to the NATO summit to be held in Madrid, Spain, from June 29-30. In addition to the leaders of the 30 NATO member states, the leaders of South Korea, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand…

Staff (2022-06-20). Kosovo: Turkey assists NATO integration of Balkans to counter Russian influence. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahJune 20, 2022 Kosovo has 'excellent relations' with Turkey, President Osmani says Kosovo shares "excellent interstate relations" with Turkey, its President Vjosa Osmani said Sunday after a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu. According to a statement released by the presidency in the capital Pristina, Osmani and àáavu≈üoƒülu discussed bilateral cooperation in foreign …

Amarynth (2022-06-20). 'Nothing Will Be As Before'. thesaker.is By Batiushka for the Saker Blog Western Europe and North America are now in dire economic straits. Four EU leaders, from Germany, France, Italy and Romania, have just been to…

_____ (2022-06-20). The True Cost of Europe's Sanctions Upon Russia Are Now Being Revealed. journal-neo.org Last Tuesday Russia's Gasprom company announced that it was restricting the flow of natural gas via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany by 40% from previously planned levels. The restriction was justified on the basis of delays in equipment to affect necessary repairs. Those delays are directly attributable to the restrictions imposed on Gas- …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-20). Interview with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov/ Minsk Agreements and Western Duplicity. marktaliano.net

Staff (2022-06-20). Russia hopes Turkey to cancel plan to conduct op. in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said that the Russian side continues negotiations with Turkey on the cancellation of the planned military operation in Syria.

____ (2022-06-20). China wins two golds at World Rowing Cup II in Poland. ecns.cn Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee told reporters that a 15-year-old was killed while three adults — two civilians and one police officer — were wounded but are expected to survive."ÄÄ"ÄÄD.C.

____ (2022-06-20). Tehran, Baku emphasize deepening cultural, artistic relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Culture ministers of Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan stressed the need to develop cultural and artistic relations as well as enhancing bilateral cooperation on relevant issues.

_____ (2022-06-20). The Future of the British Monarchy in Australia. journal-neo.org In 1952, Elizabeth II became Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as the head of the Commonwealth of Nations, the 54 members of which include Australia. On June 2, 2022, large-scale celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the coronation of Elizabeth II were held in the UK. And Australian Prime Minister …

Staff (2022-06-20). Iran wins bronze at IHF Youth Beach Handball World C'ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iran defeated France 2-0 (20-16, 19-18) on Sunday to win the bronze medal of the 2022 IHF Youth Beach Handball World Championship.

____ (2022-06-20). On Whom the Economic Sanctions Are Imposed? transcend.org Possible Consequences of the Combination of the West's Self-inflicting Economic Sanctions against Russia with the Federal Reserve Board's Policy of High Interest Rates and Quantitative Tightening (QT)…

Jacob G. Hornberger (2022-06-20). An Endless Stream of Scary Official Enemies. globalresearch.ca Any government that is a national-security state needs big official enemies — scary ones, ones that will cause the citizenry to continue supporting not only the continued existence of a national-security state form of government but also ever-growing budgets for …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-20). Report: US Secretly Reviews and Approves Many Israeli Airstrikes in Syria. globalresearch.ca According to a report

____ (2022-06-20). Rail strikes 'start of wider industrial unrest' amid cost crisis. ecns.cn The general secretary of the union representing railway workers has warned that the United Kingdom could face a summer of strike action across the board because of people being pushed to breaking point by the cost of living crisis.

Michael Snyder (2022-06-20). If The Streets Of America Are This Chaotic Now, What Will They Be Like When Things Really Start Hitting The Fan? globalresearch.ca If you are not alarmed by what is happening to our largest cities, you should check to see if you still have a pulse. Once upon a time, the beautiful new cities that our forefathers constructed were the envy of …

Staff (2022-06-20). Ghalibaf calls for strengthening Iran-Croatia relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker stressed the need to strengthen ties between Iran and Croatia through the promotion of the relations of parliamentary friendship groups.

____ (2022-06-20). Giant mushroom found in Turkey. ecns.cn A farmer shows the giant mushroom emerged after a long-lasting downpour in Kars, Turkey, June 19, 2022.

The Expose (2022-06-20). W.H.O to declare Public Health Emergency of International Concern over COVID Vaccine-Induced Shingles (Monkeypox). globalresearch.ca The World Health Organization is set to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the end of June 2022 over Covid-19 vaccine-induced shingles which all member states including the USA, the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Europe …

Staff (2022-06-20). 'Liberation' to vie at German film festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Directed by the Iranian filmmaker Milad Maleki, the short film "Liberation" is scheduled to be screened at LUCAS (International Festival for Young Film Lovers) in Germany.

____ (2022-06-20). Iran, Kazakhstan trade hits 29% growth last year: IRICA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said that trade volume exchanged between Iran and Kazakhstan in past Iranian calendar year in 1400 (ended March 20, 2022) registered a 29 percent hike.

Staff (2022-06-20). Azerbaijani culture minister visits Imam Khomeini Mausoleum. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The Azerbaijani culture visited the Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini on Monday as part of his state visit to Iran.

____ (2022-06-20). Is There Life After Death? transcend.org 16 Jun 2022 – A review of 'James and Whitehead on Life after Death' by David Ray Griffin – The meaning of death, and whether humans do or do not survive it in some form, has always obsessed people, from the average person to the great artists and thinkers. Death is the mother of philosophy and all the arts and sciences.

_____ (2022-06-20). Iran and Russia Revive the North-South Transport Corridor. journal-neo.org Following agreements reached during the January official visit to Moscow by Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, to further develop and deepen bilateral relations between Iran and Russia, the countries have decided to jointly revive the North-South Transport Corridor. This decision has become particularly relevant against the background of the unlawful …

Pepe Escobar (2022-06-20). St. Petersburg 2022 Forum Sets the Stage for the "War of Economic Corridors" globalresearch.ca The St. Petersburg in 2022 is even more crucial as it directly connects …

____ (2022-06-20). EU's imports of goods from Iran records 37% growth this year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Eurostat said in its latest report that Europe's import of products from Iran in the first four months of this year(from Jan. to Apr.) registered a 37 percent hike as compared to the same period of last year.

Kevin Cashman (2022-06-19). Colombia también podría elegir un 'outsider' de presidente. cepr.net Por Francesca Emanuele Los políticos outsiders se han convertido en una tendencia global. Enganchan con votantes hartos de una clase política que ha liderado décadas de gobiernos corruptos e inficaces. Hace un año, la mayoría de peruanos optamos por apoyar al candidato presidencial "antiestablisment", Pedro Castillo. Y aunque nos salvamos de la consolidación de una …

_____ (2022-06-19). The Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Follows 1982's Million-Person March. popularresistance.org Hamburg, Germany – Last Sunday marked the 40th anniversary of the June 12, 1982 million-person march in New York City for a "freeze" on nuclear weapons building, followed two days later by a mass nonviolent action at the consular offices of nuclear weapons states. Some 1,700 people, myself included, were arrested as we sat in the street blockading the nuclear-armed consulates, confronted by horse-mounted cops literally chomping at the bit while we nervously stared up at the menacing police singing We Shall Not be Moved. | We were moved out of the street that day in 1982, but the movement wasn't deterred. We've pu…

Frances Kuo (2022-06-19). Smithsonian Institution Museum collects artifacts to document pandemic. america.cgtn.com The Smithsonian National Museum of American History in DC has collected COVID-19 artifacts to be included in a future exhibition about the pandemic. Find out more.

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