Russian and Ukrainian forces fought vicious battles in Ukraine’s east without significant territorial changes over the past week, the 41st of the war, with neither side showing any willingness for immediate negotiations to put an end to the fighting ... Ukraine’s long-range drones ... Bakhmut and the long, static war ... Tightening sanctions ... The human toll ... .
*** Parallels between Covid-19 and the Opium Wars. COVID-19 is a global operation run for the benefit of the super-rich that aims to destroy the lives and the minds of the citizens of China, and the world ... Such private intelligence firms work for the rich, but pretend to be part of the government ... The project was largely successful ... Note to readers.
A broad state of emergency announced across Jamaica in order to rein in rising violence has been met with scorn, as it is the latest in a long line of such measures that have achieved little ... Jamaica had the highest murder rate in Latin America and the Caribbean last year, according to InSight Crime’s 2021 Homicide Round-Up. SEE ALSO ... SEE ALSO ... share.
The state of emergency allows authorities to arrest people and search buildings without a warrant, drawing heavy criticism from political opponents and activists who have warned against a repeat of the police abuse and mass detentions that happened under previous states of emergency ...LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 08 ... That’s the reality.” ... Gen ... .
Former US MarinePaul Whelan said Thursday that “I don’t understand why I’m still sitting here” in a Russian prison, adding he was “disappointed” that the Biden administration has not done more to get him out after WNBA star Brittney Griner was sprung ... “I was arrested for a crime that never occurred,” Whelan added ... “My bags are packed ... ....
TEHRAN. Iran carried out its first known execution on Thursday over protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death, hanging a man convicted of blocking a street and wounding a paramilitary member ... The crackdown, which has drawn widespread international criticism, has also seen thousands of people arrested, including academics, journalists and lawyers ... .
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is reeling in shock after prosecutors announced on Wednesday the arrests of 25 suspected members of a far-right group who they believe were preparing a violent coup to install a German aristocrat as national leader. Authorities expect further arrests and raids in coming days ... What is known about the plot? ... Advertisement ... U.S.