Daily Archives: June 11, 2022

2022-06-11: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-11). Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov visits Turkey as NATO escalates war in Ukraine. wsws.org Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Ankara for talks to create a "safe grain corridor" from Ukrainian ports to world markets.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-11). Barack Obama Says Ukraine War Is 'Far From Over'. news.antiwar.com Former President Barack Obama said in a speech at the Copenhagen Democracy Summit on Friday that the war in Ukraine is "far from over." "Make no mistake, this war is far from over. The costs will continue to mount," Obama said. "The costs will continue to mount, the course of events … are hard to …

Craig Murray (2022-06-11). Biden Works to Prolong Ukraine War 214. zcomm.org When we reach the stage that Henry Kissinger is a comparative voice of sanity, the political situation is indeed dire…

Richard Falk (2022-06-11). Ukraine and the Risk of Geopolitical Conflict. zcomm.org The return of the nuclear question…

Bay Area Ukraine Anti-War Network (2022-06-11). Thursday 6/23: Protest US Escalation in Ukraine! No More Weapon Sales. indybay.org Barbara Lee's office | 1 Kaiser Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612…

Editor2 (2022-06-11). Backed by Israel, US and EU Allies Submit Anti-Iran Draft Resolution to IAEA Board of Governors. orinocotribune.com The United States and the three European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, backed by the Israeli regime, have reportedly submitted to the International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors a draft resolution censuring Iran's nuclear program. | The United States and the EU troika — Britain, Germany and France — submitted the draft to the 35-nation board on Tuesday, accusing Iran of failing to offer transparent responses to the IAEA's questions over nuclear activities at three sites. | According to the draft, seen by Reuters, the board "expresses profound concern that the safeguards issues rela…

WHO Watch Team (2022-06-11). World Health Assembly falls short of insulating food and alcohol plans from commercial interests. peoplesdispatch.org The health impact of alcohol and nutrition figured among the topics that delegates from various countries discussed at the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva recently. While the two are recognized as a "slow-motion disaster" in the field of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the action plans that have been adopted at the Assembly will do little to tackle the root causes of the problem. | While most countries recognized alcohol use as a public health priority and supported the proposed action plan, only a couple called for effective steps against the alcohol industry. The delegate from Estonia, for example,…

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-06-11). Inflación en EE.UU. alcanza su máximo valor en 40 años. telesurtv.net Debido a las sanciones impuestas por EE.UU y la Unión Europea a Moscú, el sector energético registró el mayor ascenso en su precio desde 2005.

____ (2022-06-11). Russian PM authorizes Russia's withdrawal from UNWTO. ecns.cn Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order on Friday authorizing the country's withdrawal from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

____ (2022-06-11). Southeastern European countries call for acceleration of European integration. ecns.cn Leaders from southeastern European countries have called for the acceleration of the European integration process and voiced commitment to jointly enhance energy security, and address security issues and climate change.

Paul Wang (2022-06-11). Parsing China's policy towards Russia from realpolitik not fantasy. moderndiplomacy.eu For more than decades, Modern Diplomacy is an invaluable platform for assessing and evaluating complex international issues. Although a leading European opinion-maker, its far-reaching opinion power and prestige have gone globally including its high public esteem in China. Given this, it is necessary for international scholars to sincerely maintain Modern Diplomacy's academic decency and qualities …

____ (2022-06-11). 29 painting reproductions of Prado Museum on display in Chengdu. ecns.cn An exhibition of 29 painting reproductions of Spain's Prado Museum, officially known as Museo Nacional del Prado, opened to the public on Thursday afternoon at a subway station in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

_____ (2022-06-11). Turkey is Changing its Opinion on the Events in Ukraine. journal-neo.org The "collective West" and many NATO countries have finally begun to receive objective information on the goals and results of Russia's special military operation to denazify Ukraine. Instead of openly Russophobic coverage of these events by representatives of the current military-political elite of the EU and NATO and, above all, the United States, the true …

Anonymous811 (2022-06-10). One Of The Main Ukrainian Propagandists Takes Back Her Words. southfront.org Lyudmila Denisova | On June 8, the former ombudsman of Ukraine Lyudmila Denisova commented on her statements regarding the stories of rapes of Ukrainian girls by Russian soldiers. These statements were made by the former ombudsman in the Italian parliament. Denisova's main goal was to push Italy to take bolder steps with regard to assistance to Ukraine.It is interesting to note some of the ombudsman's comments: | "I was talking about scary things to make the decisions that Ukraine needs." | "Maybe I went overboard. But I was trying to achieve the goal of convincing the world to provide weapons and put pressure on…

_____ (2022-06-10). "Democracy Arsenals" in Kiev's Support: Middle Eastern Perspective. journal-neo.org "War not in the name of democracy", "Will democracy arsenals benefit Ukraine?" these and other similar headlines mirror Middle Eastern views on the situation in Ukraine. They address a key narrative of the Western world: Ukraine allegedly has become a flashpoint where war "between Western democracy and Russia's authoritarianism" rages on. This message has hit …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-10). War In Ukraine Day 107: Ukrainian Forces Close To Being Trapped In Severodonetsk And Slavyansk. southfront.org In the north of the Kharkiv region, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are reportedly regrouping in order to launch another counter offensive against Russian forces. So far, the AFU have failed twice to take back control of Ternove and Varvarovka. Positional clashes continue in the region. Ukrainian positions in the villages of Udy, Cherkassy Tishki, Svetlichny, Zolochiv and Stary Saltov are constantly shelled by Russian artillery. | On June 9, the headquarters of the territorial defense of the…

Anonymous811 (2022-06-10). Black Sea Battle: Russian Forces Took Control Of Kinburn Spit, Threaten Ukrainian Ochakov. southfront.org On June 10, Russian forces claimed control over the Kinburn Spit in the Ochakiv district of Mykolaiv Oblast. The distance from the tip of the Spit to the Ochakov is only about 6 km. Thus, the Russian military positions in the spit may serve a foothold for an assault operation as the Russian military may shell the Ukrainian port in Ochakov. The spit goes deep into the sea and actually blocks the Dnieper-Bug estuary. This means that any vessels trying to leave the Dnieper River will be under Ru…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-10). Zelensky Aide Says Ukraine Losing Up To 200 Troops a Day. news.antiwar.com Mykhaylo Podolyak, a senior advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said Thursday that Ukraine The estimate is higher than the one offered by Zelensky last week, who said Ukraine was losing between 60 and 100 troops each day. Until last week, Kyiv had not been offering casualty rates, but now it seems Ukrainian officials are sharing their battlefield losses to get more arms from the West. | "The Russian forces have thrown pretty much everything non-nuclear at t…

_____ (2022-06-10). Chad Declares Food Emergency, International Agencies Sound Alarm. popularresistance.org The World Food Program (WFP) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) have identified numerous states warranting immediate attention as the problems of climate change, internal conflict, economic downturns and the continuing war in Ukraine are exacerbating the current crisis. | In the Sahel region of Africa, the nation of Chad, is challenged by grain supplies which have dropped to dangerous lows forcing the transitional military-dominated government to declare a food emergency requesting that aid be sent into the country to avoid further food deficits. Chad has been severely impacted by drought leaving la…

Amarynth (2022-06-10). Gonzalo Lira: The Great Ukraine Blame Game Has Begun! thesaker.is

Anonymous587 (2022-06-10). The Essence Of Ukrainian Propaganda (Photos, Video). southfront.org Actions in support of Ukraine | Everyone who monitors the conflict in Ukraine is accustomed to the fact that, in addition to military methods of warfare, informational methods are also actively used. Moreover, the information side is actively used all over the world in order to draw the attention of ordinary people to the gravity of the situation of modern Ukrainians. | To this end, Ukraine has specially created units of information and psychological operations, which develop and conduct operations to influence the populat…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-10). NBC News just SMEARED real journalists in shameful hit piece/ Redacted with Clayton Morris. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Video: Award-Winning Canadian Journalist Eva Bartlett on Ukraine "Kill List" as Canadian Government Does Nothing &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-10). Overview Of Recent Russian Missile Strikes In Ukraine. southfront.org | On June 10, the Russian military continued missile strikes on the military facilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). | In the morning briefing, the Russian Ministry of Defence reported that Russian high-precision air-launched missiles hit the Dnipro military airfield last night. As a result of the strike, the aviation equipment of the Air forces of Ukraine was destroyed. No other details were provided. | Local residents in the city of Dnipro (Dnipropetrovsk) confirmed the attacks of…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-10). 22 Civilians Killed In Bloody Ukrainian Attack On Stakhanov, LPR (Videos). southfront.org | On June 9, the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) carried out about 20 strikes on the residential areas in the town of Stakhanov in the Luhansk People's Republic. The fire was conducted from the AFU military positions in Bakhmut (Artemovsk). | On June 10, the death toll reached 22 civilians according to the reports by the local Ministry of Emergency Situations."22 people were killed, 4 people were injured, damaged and destroyed: residential facilities at 9 addresses and 6 infrastructure facilities in Sta…

Alaeddin Saleh (2022-06-10). The West Gives Ukraine What It Denied to Libya. moderndiplomacy.eu Since the start of the Ukrainian conflict more than 6 million refugees have left Ukraine in search of a better life in Europe. Most of them faced no considerable problems in crossing the border and eventually find what they were looking for thanks to the lenient approach taken by the government of European nations. Welcoming …

Anonymous669 (2022-06-10). Russian Strela-10 SHORAD Shot Down Tactical Ukrainian Drone (Video). southfront.org Screen grab from the video released by the Russian Ministry of Defense, via Zenger News. | On June 9, the Russian Ministry of Defense released footage showing a 9K35 Strela-10 short-range air-defense system intercepting a Ukrainian A1-SM Fury tactical drone. | The fairly small drone was detected by an 1L122 Harmonium short-range air surveillance and target acquisition radar. The L-Band radar, which was developed by Russia's Almaz-Antey, has a range of up to 40 kilometers. | The drone was then quickly shot down with a…

Lucystock (2022-06-10). The Weekly Round-up: social care spending, Stafford statements and Ukraine's legal battle. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news: The recent Health and Care Act 2022 has come under scrutiny for introducing a cap on social care spending. From October 2023, the government will introduce a cap of £86,000 on the amount anyone in England will need to spend on their care over their lifetime. The cap will no longer count …

Amarynth (2022-06-10). Andrei Martyanov: Ukraine's losses, Admiral Cebrowski and Netcentric Warfare, SU-57s in Ukraine. thesaker.is Please visit Andrei's website: smoothiex12.blogspot.com/ and support him here: www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=60459185

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-10). NATO Deputy Chief Expects Permanent Bases in Eastern Europe. news.antiwar.com On Friday, NATO Deputy Secretary-General Mircea Geoana Under the 1997 NATO-Russia Founding Act, the alliance agreed not to build permanent bases east of Germany, but Geoana suggested that the deal is now "void" because of Russia's invasion. | Geoana said that as part of NATO plans, the alli…

_____ (2022-06-10). In Other News: Germany to Fund New War Machine. journal-neo.org News that Germany's lawmakers have approved a ‚Ǩ 107 billion fund to beef up its military is foreboding, telling, and cause for reflection. After all, what could possibly go wrong if the Germans decide to spend more than any nation except the U.S. or China? Of course, the western alliance is suggesting the Germans are …

_____ (2022-06-10). Assange's Lawyer Has Reached A Settlement With The Government. popularresistance.org One of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyers has reached a settlement with the Government after it accepted it was likely she was the subject of 'covert surveillance which breached her human rights', she said. | Jennifer Robinson welcomed a statement by the European Court of Human Rights which she said meant the UK Government has 'accepted her rights were breached by surveillance'. | She was one of the three lead claimants in a complaint against the UK Government which went to the court. | Ms Robinson said the UK Government has reached a 'friendly settlement', admitting there was reasonable cause to believe…

_____ (2022-06-10). US Effort To Hurt Russia Undermines Itself And The World. popularresistance.org The United States continues to shoot itself in the foot in its futile effort to damage the Russian economy. It is also asking other nations to do likewise and live with inflation, food scarcity, and rising energy prices. European countries have gone along with the sanctions which cut off their natural gas supplies from Russia when there is no logical alternative source for them. However, the rest of the world has refused to join in U.S. and EU condemnations or accept that they must live with privations caused by the reckless actions of other nations. | Of course, the ongoing state of delusion just continues the f…

Editor (2022-06-10). Joe Biden's saber-rattling threatens World War III—with China and Russia. mronline.org Fits long pattern of war-mongering and provocations that are a feature of the American Century.

Dennis Broe (2022-06-10). French legislative vote: With united left can the right be defeated? peoplesworld.org Jean-Luc Mélenchon and his party France Insoumise (France unbowed to the neoliberal turn), the socialists, communists, and others have pulled off the electoral stunner of this 2022 presidential campaign by uniting the various parties of the left to oppose the French president Emmanuel Macron. In so doing, they have instilled hope that five more years …

Anonymous669 (2022-06-10). In Video: Syria's Elite Tiger Forces Conduct Large-Scale Live-Fire Exercise. southfront.org On June 10, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) elite 25th Special Mission Forces Division, also known as the Tiger Forces, held a large-scale live-fire exercise. | The exercise was attended by Syrian Minister Lt. Gen. Ali Mahmoud Abbas and the commander of Russian forces in Syria. | During the exercise, units from the 25th Special Mission Forces Division conducted maneuvers mimicking urban warfare, close-range combat and airborne operations. Heavy weapons, including BTR-82A armored personnel which were…

Ann Brown (2022-06-10). Airline Says South Africans Must Speak Colonizer Language of Afrikaners, Pass Test To Fly. moguldom.com Irish low-cost air carrier Ryanair is under fire for asking South African travelers to pass an Afrikaans language test to prove their nationality before boarding flights. The airline, which was founded in 1984 and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is being accused of racial discrimination after presenting passengers with an Afrikaans test. Afrikaans is a West …

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-10). China, Russia blame US for stoking tensions in Korea, call to ease sanctions on DPRK. peoplesdispatch.org The two nations defended their earlier veto against the UN Security Council resolution to impose further sanctions on North Korea and argued that the US has played a major role in stoking tensions in the peninsula…

Amarynth (2022-06-10). Sitrep Operation Z: Beginning of this End (but there are other beginnings and other ends). thesaker.is by Amarynth for the Saker Blog The SMO is beginning to end. We can classify it now as a perfect real world training ground for Russian military and is in…

Amarynth (2022-06-10). Traitors and Patriots. thesaker.is By Batiushka for The Saker Blog The prolific Russian nationalist author of 91 books, Oleg Platonov (born 19 ), relates in his work on the fall of the Soviet Union how…

Adomas Abromaitis (2022-06-10). Lithuania — U.S. military cooperation turned to full dependence. moderndiplomacy.eu Lithuanian authorities' disbelief in the national armed forces' capabilities is proved by their repeated claims for aid and permanent foreign military presence in the territory of the country. Lithuania has chosen the way of full reliance on other countries' defence capabilities instead of developing its own military strength. Thus, the U.S. troops currently stationed in …

Dick Nichols (2022-06-10). Denmark: Red-Green Alliance's work on Copenhagen City Council. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet Source: Links Last November, the radical left Red-Green Alliance (RGA) shook up Danish politics by coming first in the elections for Copenhagen City Council. Line Barfod, former MP for the RGA in the Danish parliament, headed its ticket. Barfod is now in charge of the council's work

____ (2022-06-10). 29 painting reproductions of Prado Museum on display in Chengdu. ecns.cn An exhibition of 29 painting reproductions of Spain's Prado Museum, officially known as Museo Nacional del Prado, opened to the public on Thursday afternoon at a subway station in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

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