Daily Archives: April 24, 2020

2020-04-24: News Headlines

RT (2020-04-24). WHO adds 9 candidates for Covid-19 vaccine developed in Russia to global trial list. rt.com Russian scientists have developed nine possible Covid-19 vaccines to be used in a global trial backed by the World Health Organization (WHO). All nine are currently at a preclinical evaluation stage. | Vector, a Novosibirsk-based infectious diseases lab, produced six of the nine Russian submissions included on the WHO trial list. Its proposals are derived from platforms for treating Ebola, influenza and other viral infections. | The three other possible vaccines came from St. Petersburg and were developed by two research institutes and a major Russian biopharmaceutical company. They worked solo to make two of…

en.mehrnews (2020-04-24). Iran determined to achieve technology, knowledge: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said that Iran is determined to achieve the latest knowledge and technology and does not need the permission of any country.

en.mehrnews (2020-04-24). Europe obeys US instead of UNSCR 2231: Zarif. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday criticized the bullying policies of the US regarding the nuclear deal and UN Security Council Resolution 2231.

RT (2020-04-23). Moscow's Covid-19 death toll passes 300 mark as mayor warns peak yet to come. rt.com The coronavirus death toll in the Russian capital surpassed the 300 mark on Thursday, when 37 more people succumbed to the disease, according to the latest official figures. Moscow remains the worst-affected place in Russia, with over half of the country's confirmed cases originating there there. Nationwide, 62,773 people have been affected by the Covid-19 with nearly 600 dying from it. | Moscow's mayor on Thursday said the existing lockdown measures and the mandatory self-isolation mode remain "optimal" for the city. | "The majority of Moscow's residents are behaving very responsibly, enabling us not to tight…

Fight Back (2020-04-23). 150 years after the birth of V.I. Lenin: Long Live Leninism! fightbacknews.org On April 22, 1870 the great Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was born in a small city of Simbirsk near the Volga River. Lenin stood at the forefront of Russia's revolutionary movement, at the helm of the world's first socialist country, and simultaneously brought into being the modern international communist movement. Lenin's thinking and the movement he helped create shook the world, and with our collective efforts, will shape the future. | Lenin's practical and theoretical contributions are legion. He was a profoundly practical person, who made major contributions to Marxist theory. In fact, Lenin to…

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-04-23). The Russians And The Chinese Are Your Enemy. thealtworld.com The Russians and the Chinese are your enemy. | Not the oligarchic class in your own country that has been exploiting, propagandizing, deceiving, oppressing and robbing you every moment of your life since you were born. | The Russians and the Chinese. | The Russians and the Chinese are your enemy. | Not the people who have been engineering and advancing endless bloodbaths around the world at no benefit to you using your money and your resources and your political energy. | The Russians and the Chinese. | The Russians and the Chinese are your enemy. | Not the political/media class and their plutocratic puppeteers w…

Fight Back (2020-04-22). It's Lenin 150th birthday, read his 'Letter to American Workers'. fightbacknews.org To mark the 150 birthday, April 22, of the outstanding revolutionary V.I. Lenin, Fight Back News Service is circulating his famous article 'Letter to American Workers.' | Comrades! A Russian Bolshevik who took part in the 1905 Revolution, and who lived in your country for many years afterwards, has offered to convey my letter to you. I have accepted his proposal all the more gladly because just at the present time the American revolutionary workers have to play an exceptionally important role as uncompromising enemies of American imperialism—the freshest, strongest and latest in joining in the world-wide sl…

Jason Ditz (2020-02-20). Turkey Kills Over 50 Syrian Troops, Russian Warplanes Intervene to Halt Offensive. theantimedia.com Russia called the situation a "worst case scenario."

Jason Ditz (2020-02-17). DOJ Investigating Former CIA Director's Role in Russiagate. theantimedia.com The Justice Department is investigating the role of John Brennan in the assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

Jon Rainwater (2020-04-23). A Myriad of Ways to Wage Peace During These Times. peaceaction.org As we shelter in our homes to protect ourselves from this global pandemic, we wanted to share some of the many ways you can remain active and impactful in the work for a more peaceful world. Peace Action has long been a leader in organizing international conferences, marches, and rallies around the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty …

Strategic Culture (2020-02-08). US Deploys 'Mini-Nukes' in Deplorable Threat to World Peace. theantimedia.com These so-called "mini-nukes" represent—despite the diminutive-sounding name—an increased risk of nuclear war.

Tyler Durden (2020-02-08). Iraq and Russia Prepare to Boost Military Ties as US Threatens Sanctions. theantimedia.com Iraq and Russia are preparing for deepening military coordination.

Middle East Eye (2020-02-07). Russia Says Israel Used Civilian Plane as Human Shield During Syria Strikes. theantimedia.com Russia accused Israel of "making a total mockery of the lives of hundreds of innocent civilians."

Jon Rainwater (2019-11-07). Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation. peaceaction.org Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

yenisafak (2020-04-24). UK voices concerns over Iran's satellite launch. yenisafak.com Britain on Friday said Iran's latest satellite launch using ballistic missiles is inconsistent with a related UN resolution."Reports that Iran has carried out a satellite launch — using ballistic missile technology — are of significant concern and inconsistent with UN Security Council Resolution 2231," a Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) spokesperson said in a statement."The UN has called upon Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons. Iran must abide by this," the statement said."We have significant and longstanding conce…

sputniknews (2020-04-24). US Plans to Compete With Russia on Nuclear Energy Look 'Strange' Amid COVID-19 – Diplomat. sputniknews.com VIENNA (Sputnik) – Washington's plans to win a market share in the nuclear technologies sphere from Russia look strange and show that the United States is yet not aware of the new reality of the coronavirus, Russia's permanent representative to international organisations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, said.

IRNA (2020-04-23). Russia dismisses US claim that Iran satellite violates UNSC Resolution. More launches coming. iranian.com Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Thursday dismissed the US claim that Iran violated the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 with the launch of military satellite 'Noor 1' as unfounded, saying that the move in no way contradicts the resolution on the country's nuclear program. Addressing a news conference in Tehran on Thursday, she …

Tasnim News (2020-04-22). Iran Non-Oil Exports Hit $60bln in Two Years. iranian.com Iran has pocketed around $60 billion from exports of products, services and energy since the US withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal and imposed its sanctions on the country's sale of crude two years ago. A senior official at the ministry of trade (MIMT) said on Tuesday that Iran had shipped a total of 135 …

2020-04-24: Social Media Postees

Please be social by posting these 'POSTEES' on social media! (Copy the text of the postee below, then paste it on social media and the story images will also appear.)

Vladimir Lenin 150
Paul Le Blanc | mronline.org | 2020-04-24
To marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Lenin we're sharing the latest installment of Paul LeBlanc's series Revolutionaries Reviewed, on Vladimir Lenin

WHO adds 9 candidates for Covid-19 vaccine developed in Russia to global trial list
rt.com | 2020-04-24
Russian scientists have developed nine possible Covid-19 vaccines to be used in a global trial backed by the World Health Organization (WHO). All nine are currently at a preclinical evaluation stage. | Vector, a Novosibirsk-based infectious diseases lab, produced six of the nine Russian submissions included on the WHO trial list. Its proposals are derived from platforms for treating Ebola, influenza and other viral infections. | The three other possible vaccines came from St. Petersburg and were developed by two research institutes and a major Russian biopharmaceutical company. They worked solo to make two of…
rt.com/russia/486739-russian-covid-vaccine-candidates/

Iran determined to achieve technology, knowledge: envoy
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-24
TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA)

Europe obeys US instead of UNSCR 2231: Zarif
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-24
TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA)

A Myriad of Ways to Wage Peace During These Times
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2020-04-23
As we shelter in our homes to protect ourselves from this global pandemic, we wanted to share some of the many ways you can remain active and impactful in the work for a more peaceful world. Peace Action has long been a leader in organizing international conferences, marches, and rallies around the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty …
peaceaction.org/2020/04/23/wage-peace-during-pandemic/

150 years after the birth of V.I. Lenin: Long Live Leninism!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-04-23
On April 22, 1870 the great Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was born in a small city of Simbirsk near the Volga River. Lenin stood at the forefront of Russia's revolutionary movement, at the helm of the world's first socialist country, and simultaneously brought into being the modern international communist movement. Lenin's thinking and the movement he helped create shook the world, and with our collective efforts, will shape the future. | Lenin's practical and theoretical contributions are legion. He was a profoundly practical person, who made major contributions to Marxist theory. In fact, Lenin to…
www.fightbacknews.org/2020/4/22/150-years-after-birth-vi-lenin-long-live-leninism

The Russians And The Chinese Are Your Enemy
Caitlin Johnstone | thealtworld.com | 2020-04-23
The Russians and the Chinese are your enemy. | Not the oligarchic class in your own country that has been exploiting, propagandizing, deceiving, oppressing and robbing you every moment of your life since you were born. | The Russians and the Chinese. | The Russians and the Chinese are your enemy. | Not the people who have been engineering and advancing endless bloodbaths around the world at no benefit to you using your money and your resources and your political energy. | The Russians and the Chinese. | The Russians and the Chinese are your enemy. | Not the political/media class and their plutocratic puppeteers w…

The Russians And The Chinese Are Your Enemy

Moscow's Covid-19 death toll passes 300 mark as mayor warns peak yet to come
rt.com | 2020-04-23
The coronavirus death toll in the Russian capital surpassed the 300 mark on Thursday, when 37 more people succumbed to the disease, according to the latest official figures. Moscow remains the worst-affected place in Russia, with over half of the country's confirmed cases originating there there. Nationwide, 62,773 people have been affected by the Covid-19 with nearly 600 dying from it. | Moscow's mayor on Thursday said the existing lockdown measures and the mandatory self-isolation mode remain "optimal" for the city. | "The majority of Moscow's residents are behaving very responsibly, enabling us not to tight…
rt.com/newsline/486722-moscow-coronavirus-deaths-300/

It's Lenin 150th birthday, read his 'Letter to American Workers'
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-04-22
To mark the 150 birthday, April 22, of the outstanding revolutionary V.I. Lenin, Fight Back News Service is circulating his famous article 'Letter to American Workers.' | Comrades! A Russian Bolshevik who took part in the 1905 Revolution, and who lived in your country for many years afterwards, has offered to convey my letter to you. I have accepted his proposal all the more gladly because just at the present time the American revolutionary workers have to play an exceptionally important role as uncompromising enemies of American imperialism–the freshest, strongest and latest in joining in the world-wide sl…
www.fightbacknews.org/2020/4/21/it-s-lenin-150th-birthday-read-his-letter-american-workers

UK voices concerns over Iran's satellite launch
yenisafak.com | 2020-04-24
Britain on Friday said Iran's latest satellite launch using ballistic missiles is inconsistent with a related UN resolution."Reports that Iran has carried out a satellite launch

US Plans to Compete With Russia on Nuclear Energy Look 'Strange' Amid COVID-19 – Diplomat
sputniknews.com | 2020-04-24
VIENNA (Sputnik) – Washington's plans to win a market share in the nuclear technologies sphere from Russia look strange and show that the United States is yet not aware of the new reality of the coronavirus, Russia's permanent representative to international organisations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, said.
sputniknews.com/world/202004241079081385-us-plans-to-compete-with-russia-on-nuclear-energy-look-strange-amid-covid-19/

Russia dismisses US claim that Iran satellite violates UNSC Resolution. More launches coming
IRNA | iranian.com | 2020-04-23
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Thursday dismissed the US claim that Iran violated the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 with the launch of military satellite 'Noor 1' as unfounded, saying that the move in no way contradicts the resolution on the country's nuclear program. Addressing a news conference in Tehran on Thursday, she …
iranian.com/2020/04/23/russia-dismisses-us-claim-that-iran-satellite-violates-unsc-resolution-more-launches-to-come/

Iran Non-Oil Exports Hit $60bln in Two Years
Tasnim News | iranian.com | 2020-04-22
Iran has pocketed around $60 billion from exports of products, services and energy since the US withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal and imposed its sanctions on the country's sale of crude two years ago. A senior official at the ministry of trade (MIMT) said on Tuesday that Iran had shipped a total of 135 …
iranian.com/2020/04/21/iran-non-oil-exports-hit-60bln-in-two-years/