Daily Archives: June 7, 2022

2022-06-07: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-07). US Ambassador Says Russia, US Shouldn't Shut Down Embassies. news.antiwar.com The US ambassador to Russia said Monday that Washington and Moscow Ambassador John Sullivan told Russia's Tass news agency that the US and Russia Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, President Bide…

Kahlil Wall-Johnson (2022-06-07). 'Either you Join NATO or We will Make the Canaries Independent'. orinocotribune.com By Kahlil Wall-Johnson &#1 ; Jun 6, 2022 | A recent interview with former Spanish politician José Manuel Otero has revealed further details regarding his country's entry into NATO and attests to the double-dealing politics of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE). | Prior to Spain's absorption into NATO, Otero was minister of the presidency and then minister of education. According to a recent

Staff (2022-06-07). NATO demand for members, new members: support for diversity, market economy. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseJune 3, 2022 Nations Undergo Rigorous Process to Join NATO Finland and Sweden filed letters of application to officially join The North Atlantic Treaty Organization on May 18, but joining NATO is not an overnight process. State Department officials have said nations that want to enter NATO must meet five requirements: 1New …

Staff (2022-06-07). Following Karabakh war, Turkish-Azerbaijani relations reach level of strategic alliance" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 6, 2022 MFA: Azerbaijani-Turkish alliance will continue to develop an upward trend "The Republic of Azerbaijan has always highly appreciated the brotherly Turkiye's full support for the position of Azerbaijan…especially full political and moral support during and after the 44-day Patriotic War," said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, APA's correspondent in Istanbul …

Staff (2022-06-07). Cyprus to lodge complaint at UN over Turkey's plan to annex north of nation. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Associated PressJune 6, 2022 Cyprus to UN: Turkey seeks full control of breakaway north Cyprus will lodge a complaint with the United Nations over Turkey's new financial assistance deal with breakaway Turkish Cypriots that demonstrates Ankara's "complete control" over them, the president of the ethnically divided island nation said Monday. President Nicos Anastasiades, a Greek …

____ (2022-06-07). S.Korean president names new ambassador to China, Japan, Russia, UN. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol named new ambassadors to China, Japan, Russia and the United Nations, the presidential office said Tuesday.

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-06-06). Ukraine volunteer fighter and US citizen Craig Lang armed by Colombia to overthrow Venezuela's gov't, FBI source says. thegrayzone.com An FBI affidavit against an American fighting in Ukraine, Craig Lang, states he was previously armed by Colombian police to attack the Venezuelan government. Another American fighting in Ukraine, white nationalist Paul Gray, was also involved in a plot to topple Venezuela's government, according to a former associate of coup leader Juan Guaidó. Lang is wanted by the US for murdering a couple in Florida and robbing them to pay for his trip to the Venezuelan border. He is also …

WSWS (2022-06-06). NATO opens Northern front in war against Russia. wsws.org The United States has put into motion plans, years in the making, to turn Sweden and Finland into frontline states in the war against Russia.

Staff (2022-06-06). Eni and Repsol to Start Exporting Venezuelan Oil to Europe. orinocotribune.com The United States issued licenses for oil companies to operate in Venezuela. | The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, highlighted the "slight but significant steps" that the United States took by "providing licenses" to oil companies to operate in the South American country, as part of the economic sanctions relief announced by Washington after the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine. | Italian oil company Eni and Spanish Repsol could start shipping Venezuelan oil to Europe as soon as next month to offset Russian crude, resuming oil-for-debt swaps that halted more than two years ago when W…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-06). Kiev's Forces Counterattack From Flanks, While Russian Advance Stuck In Donbass. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). UPDATED: Ukrainian Forces Shot Down Their Own Aircraft (Videos). southfront.org On May 5, Ukrainian forces celebrated another "victory". Videos showing an aircraft intercepted in Ukraine was widely spread on the social media with reports that a Russian Su-25 was shot down near the town of Orekhovo in the Zaporozhye region. | However, later Russian sources shared another video from a drone showing that a Ukrainian aircraft was destroyed over the Donbass front lines. It was reportedly intercepted by Ukrainian forces. The pilot was reportedly killed as a result of the…

Laurent Brayard (2022-06-06). Ukrainian Army terror bombings. mronline.org Since Sunday, 29 May, Ukrainian artillery has opened fire on exclusively civilian residential areas in the city of Donetsk and other cities in Donbass. The Ukrainian army has always engaged in terror bombing, in order to terrorise the population and kill Russians, since the beginning of the Ukrainian aggression in Eastern Ukraine. In Donetsk, the …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). Russian Ops in Ukraine: Donbas Cauldron(s) Closing, US-NATO Options Running Out. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for June 6, 2022: &#1 ; Russian forces continue encirclement and elimination of Ukrainian forces in the Severodonetsk &#1 ;Lysychansk cauldron; &#1 ; During encirclements in Syria, similar "offensives" were attempted as acts of desperation; &#1 ; Claims of Ukrainian "counter-offensives" are a distraction from the overall, imminent strategic defeat these forces…

_____ (2022-06-06). The War in Ukraine is Having Major Consequences for the World Economic System. journal-neo.org The war in Ukraine is grinding to its inexorable conclusion with a Ukrainian defeat only a matter of time. Yet this truth has not penetrated the mind of Ukraine's president who recently issued the absurd demand that the Ukrainians would talk peace, but only after the Russians had withdrawn from the Donbass and from Crimea. …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Decisive Battle For Severodonetsk Gaining Momentum (Videos). southfront.org Russian Msta-S on the outskirts of Severodonetsk | While the advance of Russian-led forces was almost stuk on different front lines in the Donbass, the main hotspot of the Ukrainian war is the Severodonetsk-Lisichansk metropolitan area. | In the city of Severodonetsk, Russian-led forces are advancing from the northern and eastern directions. The battles for the city are conducted by the 2nd and 7th brigades of the LPR People's Militia with attached units, together with units of mobilized Lugansk servicemen and Chechen uni…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-06). Canada and the Banderites/ By Thierry Meyssan. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Canada and the Banderites, by Thierry Meyssan (voltairenet.org) In previous articles, Thierry Meyssan has shown how the Banderites, collaborators of the worst Nazi exactions in Ukraine and Poland, came to power in Kiev, in the young independent Ukraine. He shows here that, for eighty years, Banderite immigrants have been embedded in the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-06). Russia Says It Will Take More Ukrainian Territory to Defend Against Longer-Range Weapons. news.antiwar.com On Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow will push Ukrainian forces further back from the Russian border in response to Western nations giving Kyiv longer-range weapons. "The longer the range of the systems that will be delivered, the further we will move back the Nazis from that line from which threats to …

Staff (2022-06-06). No Intermarium project without Ukraine: Polish PM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJune 6, 2022 'There is no Three Seas Initiative without free Ukraine': Polish PM Poland's prime minister on Monday said that there could be no Three Seas Initiative without a free and sovereign Ukraine. Mateusz Morawiecki made the remark at the annual congress of local-government officials from the Three Seas region, which is taking …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). 'Beacon of Democracy': Kiev Regime's Practice of Kidnapping People Spirals Out of Control. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic Ever since the Obama administration orchestrated the 2014 Euromaidan color revolution (US/NATO's weapon of choice when hijacking entire nations), the mainstream media have been feeding the political West's populace the narrative of Ukraine being the "freedom and democracy lighthouse in the dictatorial post-Soviet darkness". However, after the start of Russia's special military operation more than three months ago, this…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Russian Kursk Region Under Fire From Ukrainian Artillery (Photos). southfront.org On the morning of June 6, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled the Russian village of Tetkino in the Kursk region. | The village of Tetkino, located on the Russian border with Ukraine, was shelled by the AFU deployed in the Ukrainian Sumy region. The equipment used by the Ukrainian military in the attack was not revealed."The village of Tetkino in the Glushkovsky district was shelled again early this morning. The blows were inflicted on the bridge and local businesses. Information about da…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-06). Russians Steadily Purging Kyiv's Manpower And Equipment In Severodonetsk And Lysichansk. southfront.org Another Ukrainian warplane is shot down in Zhytomyr Region | As of the morning of June 6, the most active military actions on the frontline in the east of Ukraine are ongoing in the areas of Severodonetsk and Lysichansk. | Kyiv's forces deployed there are fiercely resisting to the Russian advance despite the threat of being fully encircled. In previous days, pro-Kyiv sources even claimed that Kyiv units carried out a large counter-attack in Severodonetsk. Nonetheless, photos and videos from the ground demonstrate that Russ…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Trace Of Polish Colonel Spotted In Severodonetsk In Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org Colonel Dariusz Majchrzak | As Russian-led forces advance through the Ukrainian defense in eastern Ukraine, more and more secrets of the Kiev regime are being revealed. | On May 6, documents of Polish Colonel Dariusz Majchrzak were found in the military positions left by the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the city of Severodonetsk. The documents confirm that NATO officer was deployed in Severodonetsk and now may be hiding in the Azot chemical plant. | In one of the premises left by the AFU in Severodonetsk, documents for the…

Kevin Mwanza (2022-06-06). Billionaire George Soros: Civilization May Not Survive The War In Ukraine. moguldom.com Hungarian-American billionaire and philanthropist George Soros said he believes civilization might not survive the war in Ukraine if it degenerates into a third world war. His advice to avoid this is a quick and decisive defeat of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Soros warned that open societies are under siege, autocratic regimes are rising and the …

_____ (2022-06-06). America's "Game-Changing" HIMARS: The Rest of the Story. journal-neo.org The United States has announced that it will be sending yet another heavy weapon system to Ukraine amid its ongoing proxy war with Russia. After sending thousands of Javelin anti-tank missiles and Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, and over 100 M777 howitzers (including several sent by US allies Australia and Canada), the US is preparing to send …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On june 6, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Azot plant and nearby districts in Severodonetsk city; | Russian forces took full control of the village of Komyshuvakha; | Clashes continue in Vrubovka; | Russian-led forces claimed control of the town of Dolomitnoe, in the Svetlodarsk region; | Russian forces took full control of the village of Nyrkove; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Zolot; | The AFU attempt to counter-attack along…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-06). Senator Richard Black on Russia's Special Operation in Ukraine. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). War In Ukraine Day 103: Svyatogorsk Came Under Russian Control (18+). southfront.org D-20 howitzer of the DPR PM | The Kharkov region remains a hot battlefield of the war in Ukraine. After the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost control over several villages to the north and est of the city of Kharkov, they launched another counter offensive. Both sides are trying to attack in different areas, claiming control of different villages, that are later attacked by enemy forces. As a result, positional battles continue on the Cossack Lopan—Liptsy—Ternove—Rubezhnoye line. | The main front lines in the…

Editor (2022-06-06). "The goal is not to help Ukraine, but to fight Putin" mronline.org This interview comes to us through the kind courtesy of the Swiss journal, Zeitgeschehen im Fokus. In it, Jacques Baud brings us up-to-date on the Ukraine situation, while providing us with great insights, in his usual, inimitable way. He is in conversation with Thomas Kaiser.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). Ukraine Volunteer Fighter, US Citizen Craig Lang, Was Armed by Colombia to Overthrow Venezuela's Government. libya360.wordpress.com Alex Rubinstein An FBI affidavit against an American fighting in Ukraine, Craig Lang, states he was previously armed by Colombian police to attack the Venezuelan government. Another American fighting in Ukraine, white nationalist Paul Gray, was also involved in a plot to topple Venezuela's government, according to a former associate of coup leader Juan Guaidó….

Staff (2022-06-06). Georgian PM again resists pressure to open second front. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJune 6, 2022 PM rules out "second front" in Georgia amid Ukraine war, says Gov't, citizens "want peace, stability, development" Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili on Monday said there would be "no second front" opened in Georgia amid the war in Ukraine, and noted the Government and citizens of the country wanted "peace, stability and …

Amarynth (2022-06-06). Is US/NATO (with WEF help) pushing for a Global South famine? thesaker.is By Michael Hudson and posted with the author's permission Is the proxy war in Ukraine turning out to be only a lead-up to something larger, involving world famine and a…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-06). War in Ukraine causing surge in poverty in Colombia: UN. colombiareports.com Russia's invasion of Ukraine is triggering an increase in poverty in Colombia and the rest of Latin America, according to the United Nations (UN). In a report, the UN's Economic…

Amy Goodman (2022-06-06). Corporate Media Is Leaving Pro-Negotiation Voices Out of Ukraine-Russia Reports. truthout.org Russian missiles struck Ukraine's capital of Kyiv for the first time in over a month on Sunday. This comes as Russian and Ukrainian forces continue to battle over control of the eastern city of Severodonetsk and Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning Western nations against supplying longer-range missile systems to Ukraine. "The longer this war goes on, the much more difficult it is to end it," says Katrina vanden Heuvel, editorial director and publisher of The Nation magazine and columnist for The Washington Post. Vanden Heuvel says U.S. corporate media is responsible for what she calls a "one-sided debate"

Joseph Gerson (2022-06-06). The Ukraine War and the World's Increasingly Dangerous Geopolitical Landscape. commondreams.org War, nuclear annihilation, climate chaos, pandemics, and devastating economic and social inequalities make for extremely tumultuous and dangerous times. But we have the resources and solutions to resolve each of them.

Amy Goodman (2022-06-06). Corporate Media Are Leaving Pro-Negotiation Voices Out of Ukraine-Russia Reports. truthout.org Russian missiles struck Ukraine's capital of Kyiv for the first time in over a month on Sunday. This comes as Russian and Ukrainian forces continue to battle over control of the eastern city of Severodonetsk and Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning Western nations against supplying longer-range missile systems to Ukraine. "The longer this war goes on, the much more difficult it is to end it," says Katrina vanden Heuvel, editorial director and publisher of The Nation magazine and columnist for The Washington Post. Vanden Heuvel says U.S. corporate media is responsible for what she calls a "one-sided debate"

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-06). Three NATO Nations Block Russian FM Lavrov's Plane from Visiting Serbia. news.antiwar.com Bulgaria, North Macedonia, and Montenegro closed their airspace to a Russian plane that would have carried Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Serbia, causing the trip to be canceled. Lavrov slammed the move by the three NATO nations. "An unthinkable thing has happened," he said on Monday. "A sovereign state has been deprived of its …

Amarynth (2022-06-06). Sitrep Operation Z: Back into The Grind while the penny drops in Europe. thesaker.is For the Saker Blog by Saker Staff Weapons incoming Russia have struck a major artery for the shipment of NATO weapons from Europe via the Beskidy railway tunnel. The Beskidy…

Staff (2022-06-06). NATO holds air-missile defense exercise in Poland, Baltic states. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJune 6, 2022 Ex Ramstein Legacy trains Allied air defence forces in the Baltic Sea region Fighters and Surface Based Air and Missile Defence (SBAMD) units from Allies and Partners have come together in Poland and the Baltic States to take part in Ramstein Legacy 22, June 6-10. Exercise Ramstein Legacy is Allied …

Tilo Graeser (2022-06-06). No to Nato and war – Yes to peace. indybay.org "Peace is too important to be left to politicians," the publicist stressed, which is why a strong peace movement is still needed. Historian Peter Brandt then spoke in favor of a European security architecture that includes Russia.

Global Research News (2022-06-06). Selected Articles: A New War in the Middle East? Israel Military Exercises Simulates Invasion of Lebanon, War with Hezbollah, and Iran. globalresearch.ca By As Russia edges closer to defeating the US-NATO back…

_____ (2022-06-06). A New Generation Of US-Trained Extremists Is Fighting Russia. popularresistance.org From 1978 (not '79 as many believe), the administration of Jimmy Carter decided to "draw the Russians into the Afghan trap," in the words of the President's National Security Advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski. US intelligence called on its British counterparts to activate networks of Afghan fighters. New generations of extremists joined the fight. Aid, arms, and training poured into Afghanistan. Support increased following the Soviet invasion in December 1979. | Throughout the 1980s, tens of thousands of jihadis from dozens of Muslim-majority countries were flown into the US, Britain, and Pakistan to receive training…

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-06). Spain's High Court Demands Pompeo Testify on Alleged Plot to Kidnap or Kill Assange. commondreams.org The former U.S. secretary of state and CIA director was summoned to give testimony related to alleged spying on the jailed WikiLeaks founder by a Spanish security firm.

Editor (2022-06-06). Robert F. Kennedy: A Golden Age Cut Short. scheerpost.com By Robert Kennedy's death came when America was on the cusp of transformation. It was changing from a racist, sexist, authoritarian, war-mongering society toward a society of more equal social and political justice — the kind that western Europe was adopting. | It has been all downhill since that fateful day in June 1968. Much of that progressive change was stalled for decades. Kennedy was uniquely positioned among politicians to bridge the widening divisions — a gaping hole, really — b…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-06). Lebanon warns Israel against violations of its maritime borders. peoplesdispatch.org Lebanese President Michael Aoun warned Israel on Sunday, June 5, against the move to produce gas from the disputed Karish fields off its coast, saying that this "constitutes a provocation and a hostile act." In a statement after his meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Aoun claimed that "negotiations to demarcate the southern maritime borders are still ongoing." | European vessel Energean Power arrived at the Karish gas field located on the southern Lebanese coast last month in order to produce gas for Israel. Lebanon had submitted a letter to the UN Security Council in February (letter number S/202…

Prasanth Radhakrishnan (2022-06-06). India has a key role to play in a possible new world order. canadiandimension.com In the first half of April 2022, India's External Affairs Minister, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, made some revealing remarks at a press conference in Washington, DC. He was standing beside US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. When asked about India's purchase of Russian oil, Jaishankar said: "If you're looking at energy purchases from Russia, I'd suggest that your attention should be focused on Europe. We do buy some energy, which is necessary for our energy security. But I suspect, looking at figures, our total purchases for the month would be less than what Europe do…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Military Situation In Syria On June 6, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 6, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 12 times: 6 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 6 &#1 ; in Idlib province; | On June 6, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces near Sarmaniyah; | On June 6, the Russian Military Police and Turkish forces conducted a joint patrol in the eastern countryside of the city of Ain al-Arab; | On June 5, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Manbij; | On Ju…

Pepe Escobar (2022-06-06). The Sanctioned Ones: How Iran-Russia are Setting New Rules. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar &#1 ; | While China, keen to ward off US sanctions as long as possible, is lagging, its RIC partners Iran and Russia are doing the legwork to break the west's global financial grip. | The first Sergei Glazyev, Russia's Minister in Charge of Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU), is coordinating the drive to design an alternative m…

WSWS (2022-06-06). David North in Prinkipo: A tribute to Leon Trotsky. wsws.org While in Turkey for discussions with the comrades of the Socialist Equality Group (Turkey), David North visited Trotsky's final residence during his exile (1929-33) on the island of Prinkipo, and paid tribute to the life of the great theorist of world socialist revolution.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-06). Workers of Fiat plant in Serbia protest layoffs. peoplesdispatch.org Workers of Fiat automotive company in Kragujevac, Serbia, organized a protest on Thursday, June 2, against layoffs announced by the management. The protest forced the management to suspend work at the factory for the first shift on Thursday. All the workers of the plant joined the protest which was called by a coordination of trade unions in response to the management's decision to lay off around 1,541 workers after giving them a severance pay while the rest would be relocated to Fiat plants in other parts of Europe. Currently, the government interlocutors are holding talks with the Fiat management. The unions ha…

WSWS (2022-06-06). In White House visit, New Zealand PM joins escalating US offensive in the Pacific. wsws.org Amid Washington's escalating war drive in Europe and the Indo-Pacific, the meeting between Biden and Ardern saw a hardening of the alliance between the two countries against China.

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