Daily Archives: June 19, 2022

2022-06-19: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-06-19). Russian MoD: Fever-Carrying Mosquitoes Studied in Ukrainian Labs May Have Been Used by US in Cuba. orinocotribune.com The Russian Defence Ministry earlier reported discovering files in seized bio laboratories in Ukraine which indicated that scientists were carrying out tests on dangerous pathogens with the presumed intent to use them as components in biological weapons. The ministry said these laboratories were funded by the US for over a decade. | The Ukrainian biological laboratories studied fever-carrying mosquitoes Aedes &#1 ; the same genus of insects that was presumably used by the US to spark a pandemic of type 2 dengue in Cuba in the 1970s and 1980s, head of the Russian Armed Forces' Radiation, Chemical and Biological Pr…

____ (2022-06-19). Horn of Africa could face 'unprecedented' food insecurity in 2023, WFP warns. ecns.cn The Horn of Africa could face "unprecedented food unavailability problems" in 2023 due to ongoing drought and food supply shortages caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict, David Beasley Executive Director of the UN World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

____ (2022-06-19). "Chinese Bridge" language competition held online in Croatia. ecns.cn The 21st "Chinese Bridge" language competition for foreign college students and the 15th such competition for secondary school students in Croatia were successfully held via video on Saturday.

____ (2022-06-19). Eastern Chinese city sees rise in China-Europe freight train trips. ecns.cn Loaded with automobiles and auto parts, a China-Europe freight train departed on Friday from Hefei, the capital of east China's Anhui Province, heading for Almaty in Kazakhstan.

Anonymous811 (2022-06-18). Overview Of Russian Strikes On Targets In Ukraine On June 13-17. southfront.org Broken and abandoned fighting vehicle | The developments of June 13-17 on frontlines in Ukraine were marked by tactical successes of Russian forces in the region of Donbass amid the stabilization of the frontline in other sectors. In general, the most intense fighting is ongoing in the Severodonetsk-Lysichansk area and around Slavyansk. The situation is also tense in the Kharkiv region, where isolated clashes are ongoing in the north of the provincial capital, and in Mykolaiv and Kherson Regions. The rest…

_____ (2022-06-18). Ukraine — The US Is Moving Towards Escalation. popularresistance.org The catastrophic economic consequences of the 'western' proxy war with Russia are setting in. As a result the high inflation, caused by supply side constrains due to sanctions and far too much spending, will ruin the middle classes of many countries. | To those who did not wear blinders and who knew of the real economies of the 'west' and Russia this was very predictable and predicted: | The U.S. is pushing its European 'allies' to commit economic suicide by sanctioning everything Russia. The U.S. should be more careful. It is one of the biggest buyers of Russian oil and its aircraft industry depends on titanium…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-18). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck AFU fuel storage in Kremenchug with high-precision missiles | Russia struck AFU fuel storage in Lisichansk with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Avdeevka with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zhelannoe with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Ochertino with high-precision missiles | On June 17, 160 AFU members were killed and 12 military vehicl…

Anonymous811 (2022-06-18). Captured US Mercenaries in Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org Alexander Drueke and Andy Huyn | In Ukraine, Russian soldiers continue to catch mercenaries from different countries. Some people claim that they are very ideological and go to fight in Ukraine to support the country. Others come to the front just to make money on 'an easy war with the Russians'. For example, two US mercenaries were recently caught. | The names of the prisoners of war are Alexander Drueke and Andy Huyn. They are both natives of the US state of Alabama. Alexander comes from the city of Tu…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-18). Report: US MQ-1C Gray Eagle Drone Sale to Ukraine Has Been Paused. news.antiwar.com Reuters reported on Friday that a Biden administration plan to sell Ukraine four MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones to Ukraine The MQ-1C Gray Eagle can be armed with hellfire missiles and can fly for about 30 hours. If sold to Kyiv, the drone would give Ukrainian forces the capabilities to carry out airstrikes deep inside Russian territory. | Sources told Reuters that the plan to sell the drones to Ukraine was…

Eva Bartlett (2022-06-18). Western media and politicians prefer to ignore the truth about civilians killed in Donetsk shelling. mronline.org 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 at least five civilians and struck a busy maternity hospital—was perpetrated by Russian forces.

Staff (2022-06-18). UK offers new military aid to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered a major new military training program that includes training dozens of troops to enhance their skills and resistance.

Staff (2022-06-18). Johnson: Britain to provide more weapons, trainers for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 17, 2022 UK ready to continue to provide military equipment to Ukraine, train servicemen using these weapons — Johnson Great Britain is ready to continue to provide weapons to Ukraine and to train the servicemen to use these weapons, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said. "We will continue as we have from the …

Staff (2022-06-18). Ukraine in its previous borders no longer possible: Zakharova. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — The Russian Foreign Ministry's official spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said it was no longer possible for Ukraine to return to its previous borders.

Staff (2022-06-18). U.S. Air Forces in Europe/Africa integrates with NATO allies in Baltic drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Air Forces in Europe — Air Forces AfricaJune 10, 2022 USAFE integrates with Arctic fighters during exercise Baltic Operations U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft integrated with Swedish, Finnish, German, and U.S. Navy fighters, June 9, during U.S. Naval Forces Europe's exercise Baltic Operations 2022 over the Baltic Sea region. Exercise Baltic Operations 2022, …

Staff (2022-06-18). U.S. military in Europe and NATO "synchronized" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. European CommandJune 10, 2022 USEUCOM, NATO Staff Talks Reinforce Collaboration and Synchronization U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Command Europe leaders met this week for staff talks, reinforcing the strong collaboration and synchronization between the two organizations.During this critical time, our ability to align and synchronize our efforts has never been more …

Staff (2022-06-18). NATO Space Command integrated into Baltic war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJune 16, 2022 NATO Space Centre integrates with BALTOPS 22 A three-member team from the NATO Space Centre at Allied Air Command headquarters in Ramstein, Germany worked together with multiple Allied and Partner nations to integrate space capabilities within multi-domain operations during NATO's exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 22. During the exercise, the Space …

Staff (2022-06-18). Pentagon inspects Bulgarian military outpost. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. European CommandJune 10, 2022 USEUCOM Visit Highlights Value of U.S.-Bulgaria Security Cooperation Senior U.S. European Command leaders visited Bulgaria to discuss current and future security cooperation with Bulgarian defense leaders this week. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Edward "Hertz" Vaughan, USEUCOM's deputy director for security cooperation, policy, partnering and space capabilities, and a team …

Anonymous349 (2022-06-18). Meet the New Boss; Putin Reroutes Critical Hydrocarbons Eastward Leaving Europe High-and-Dry. southfront.org ILLUSTRATION IMAGE | Written by Michael Whitney | "Rejection of Russian energy resources means that Europe will become the region with the highest energy costs in the world. This will seriously undermine the competitiveness of European industry which is already losing the competition to companies in other parts of the world…. Our Western colleagues seem to have forgotten the elementary laws of economics, or simply prefer to ignore them." Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation | On Tuesday, Russia…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-18). Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe/ OSCE, Weaponized, not Neutral. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Maxbrichta (2022-06-18). The European Central Bank is Trapped. Here's Why. scheerpost.com By Lyn Alden / Several of the major central banks are stuck in a trap of their own making. | This includes the US Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, and others. | The credit-based global financial system we have constructed and participated in over the past century has to continually grow or die. It's like a game of musical chairs that we have to keep adding people and chairs to in order for it to never stop. | This is because cumulative debts are far larger than the total currency supply, meaning there are more clai…

Ron Ridenour (2022-06-18). Could Icelanders Herald Path to Economic Equality with Prosperity and Peace? covertactionmagazine.com Part II of CAM Correspondent Ron Ridenour's Perspective on Near-Pristine Island-Nation (Part 1 here) Little Crime, Murder, Violence—But They Are …

Amarynth (2022-06-18). President Putin: St Petersburg International Economic Forum Plenary session. thesaker.is Ed Note: This transcript is not fully complete but we post it because of the renewed DDoS attacks on Russian infrastructure. When it is complete, we will do an update.

Anonymous349 (2022-06-18). Military Situation In Syria On June 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 18, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib: 6 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 5 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 3 &#1 ; in Lattakia province, 2 &#1 ; in Hama province | On June 18, a military vehicle of the SAA was targeted near Tabni town by an IED | On June 18, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Raas al-Ain | On June 17, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Manbij | On June 1…

Victoria Torres (2022-06-18). UK Home Secretary Approves Extradition of Julian Assange to the US. orinocotribune.com On Friday, June 17, the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, Priti Patel approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder and editor Julian Assange to the United States, where he potentially faces a 175-year sentence under the draconian Espionage Act. |

| Assange has been accused of 18 charges in the US, of which 17 are associated with espionage. He has been accused of publishing on WikiLeaks large amounts of confidential US military documents and diplomatic cables which, according to the US, have put lives at risk. However, the US authorities have not been able to provide evidence of a single US perso…

Staff (2022-06-18). Detention of Asadollah Assadi in Germany against intl. law. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — A senior Iranian judicial official has described the arrest and imprisonment of Iranian national Asadollah Assadi in Germany as in violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-18). Rockets Hit Turkish Base In Northern Iraq In Response To Recent Deadly Strikes (Photos). southfront.org Turkish army tanks and military personal are stationed in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. © Umit Bektas / Reuters | Late on June 17, a rocket attack targeted a key base of the Turkish military in the outskirts of the town of Zaylkan in Bashiqa district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | The Turkish base was targeted with at least five Grad 122 mm rockets. At least two of the rockets landed near the base. However, no casualties or mat…

____ (2022-06-18). 1st Kazakhstan-Turkey transit train arrives in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran-Turkey rail transit train, carrying a containerized sulfur cargo of Kazakhstan, has arrived in Iran from Incheh Borun Border on Friday morning and will soon arrive in Tehran.

Amarynth (2022-06-18). Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's interview with the BBC TV channel, St Petersburg, June 16, 2022. thesaker.is Ed Note: This transcript is not complete and we will issue an update when it is completed. We post it now because of the renewed DDoS attacks on Russian infrastructure.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-18). Israel Urges All Citizens To Leave Turkey Immediately Over 'Concrete' Iranian Threats. southfront.org A file photo of Iran's IRGC forces in a parade. Source: PressTV | Senior political and security officials in Israel have warned that there were "concrete" Iranian threats to Israelis in Istanbul city and urged all citizens to leave Turkey immediately. | The warning came following unverified

____ (2022-06-18). WTO members agree on key issues at ministerial conference. ecns.cn The World Trade Organization's (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) closed Friday at dawn at WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-17). 'Sent to Certain Death': Growing Numbers of Ukrainian Servicemen Refuse to Fight on the Donbass Frontlines. libya360.wordpress.com Petr Lavrenin Burial ceremony of three Ukrainian soldiers who were killed during the battles with Russian troops. © Mykola Tys / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Ukrainian solders are increasingly abandoning their positions and posting videos with complaints about their command. Why is the number of desertions increasing in the war torn country?…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-17). President Putin's Speech at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum Plenary Session. libya360.wordpress.com The President attended the plenary session of the 25th St Petersburg International Economic Forum. President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev also took part in the session. President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping and President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi addressed the session via videoconference. The theme…

Editor (2022-06-17). New Bill that passed House reinvokes old Russian bogeyman as pretext for more U.S. intervention in Africa. mronline.org Liberal Democrats shamefully all voted for the "Countering Malign Russian Influence Activities in Africa" Act—seems like relic from bygone era…

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