2022-11-25: News Headlines

_____ (2022-11-25). BRICS breaks the hegemony of the West. journal-neo.org According to a growing number of analysts in various countries around the world, the liberal world order that was established on the planet after the end of the Cold War in the interest of the United States is crumbling before our eyes and is definitely doomed. The Economist magazine, which is owned by the Rothschild …

Anonymous103 (2022-11-25). The Red Line: Biden And Xi's Secret Ukraine Talks Revealed The Spectator. southfront.org | Written by Owen Matthews. Originally published by Since the beginning of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, China has played a decisive — though publicly low-profile — role in strategic decision-making in both Washington and Moscow. As I report for the first time in my new book Overreach, it was a back-channel intervention approved by Beijing that caused the US to scu…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-25). Russia diplomat criticizes anti-Iran resolution at IAEA's BoG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — A Russian diplomat said that while West knows Iran's stance in the Vienna talks is constructive, they approved a resolution at the IAEA Board of Governors.

____ (2022-11-25). Ukraine sets up 3,720 emergency shelters amid energy supply cutoff. ecns.cn Ukrainian authorities have set up 3,720 emergency shelters across the country amid an energy supply cutoff after Russia's missile attack on energy infrastructure, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian president's office.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-25). In Video 18+: Russian Forces Destroyed Ukrainian Stronghold. southfront.org

Infobrics (2022-11-25). Sberbank in Discussions for China Banking Operational License. infobrics.org Would ease transactional difficulties for Russian investors in China…

Media Lens (2022-11-25). The Medium: An Appeal For Support. dissidentvoice.org On November 15, as 90 Russian cruise missiles struck at Ukraine's energy network, a companion US-UK propaganda blitz blamed the Russian missiles for the deaths of two workers on a farm in Poland. This was a big deal. Poland is a member of Nato and Article 5 of Nato's treaty reads: 'The Parties agree that …

Infobrics (2022-11-25). Ukrainian authorities advance "de-russification" project. infobrics.org Odessa's administration approves demolition of Russian monuments.

Infobrics (2022-11-25). Germany pushing for economic decoupling of EU and China. infobrics.org Along with the recent designation of Russia as "the state sponsor of terrorism" it seems the EU is effectively building another Iron Curtain separating it from both Moscow and Beijing.

Infobrics (2022-11-25). Borrell won't be able to tempt Central Asia away from Russia. infobrics.org Europe-Central Asia trade corridors are more expensive without Russia.

Staff (2022-11-25). NATO conducts war games near Belarus, Kaliningrad borders. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ReutersNovember 25, 2022 NATO troops hold drills in Poland's Suwalki Gap NATO forces took part in drills in northern Poland on Friday, an area of crucial significance to the security of the alliance's eastern flank. The Suwalki Gap, a sparsely populated area of Polish territory lying between Belarus and the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, is …

Staff (2022-11-25). NATO FMs to conspire against China as "threat to the international order" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stars and StripesNovember 25, 2022 US and NATO allies to discuss how to limit economic reliance on China U.S. and other western leaders next week will examine ways to reduce allied dependency on China…NATO's top official said Friday. "The war in Ukraine has demonstrated our dangerous dependency on Russian gas," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told …

Staff (2022-11-25). "Unprecedented military support": NATO sends Ukraine jammers as part of broader air defense system. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche Presse-AgenturNovember 25, 2022 NATO Sends Jammers For Drone Defense To Ukraine NATO has supplied Ukraine with jammers to defend against Russian drone attacks, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Brussels on November 25. "Allies are providing unprecedented military support," Stoltenberg said, listing deliveries of fuel, medical supplies, wind equipment, and the drone …

John Wojcik (2022-11-25). Decades After Berlin Wall Fell, Cold War Victors Still Trashing East Germany. orinocotribune.com

En.mehrnews (2022-11-25). UK in no position to talk about Iran HR, nuclear issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman denounced the ant-Iran and meddlesome remarks by the British foreign secretary and advised UK officials to focus on restoration of stability in their government.

_____ (2022-11-24). 73% Of The World's Population Did Not Call For Russian Reparations. popularresistance.org By this measure, only 27% of the world's population supported the resolution; 73% did not. This is a resounding defeat for US/NATO "soft power." It can only be explained by global antipathy toward the US/NATO side in this war and sympathy for Russia. | Consider that the US has long used bribes and threats to engineer UNGA votes; it controls the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank; it imposes illegal unilateral coercive measures ("sanctions") on a quarter of the world's population; it is prolific and virtually alone in its constant coups and destabilization campaigns against uncooperative governments ar…

_____ (2022-11-24). Media Regurgitates Fake News From US Spies. popularresistance.org Top Western media outlets published a false report claiming Russia attacked Poland with a missile. This fake news originated with an anonymous US intelligence official, whose unsubstantiated accusations were mindlessly regurgitated by the press. | On November 15, two people in Poland were killed in a missile attack that crossed over Ukraine's western border. | NATO and Polish officials later admitted that this missile was likely fired by accident by Ukrainian authorities. But soon after it happened, many Western media outlets blamed Russia. Given that Poland is a member of the US-led NATO military cartel, a Russi…

_____ (2022-11-24). Putting an End to Volodymyr Zelensky's Follies. strategic-culture.org Let's try to avoid World War III | By Philip GIRALDI | One week ago, the Ukrainian government may have deliberately attacked neighbor Poland in an attempt to draw the NATO alliance into its war with Russia. The incident involved a missile that hit a grain processing site inside Poland and killed two farmers. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky immediately blamed Russia for the incident even though he surely must have known that the missile had been fired from Ukraine, meaning that he may have been using a so-called "false flag" to create a false narrative of what had occurred. He also immediately called upon N…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-24). In Video 18+: Russian Fighters Do Not Surrender. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-24). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On November 24, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Soledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Mariinka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ugledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Brestove; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU con…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-24). Military Situation In Syria On November 24, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On November 24, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded 2 hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On November 24, a senior SDF commander, Rezan Gilo was killed as a result of the Turkish drone attack in Qamishli city; | On November 24, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in the Hoshariya area; | On November 23, Turkish aircraft struck the SDF positions near al-Hawl camp; | On November 24, Turkish security…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-24). Military Situation In Ukraine On November 24, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck Ukrainian energy facilities in Ladyzhyn with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck Ukrainian energy facilities in Kyiv with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck Ukrainian energy facilities in Kremenchuk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck Ukrainian energy facilities in Mykolaiv with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Chervonopopovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue…

Ben Norton (2022-11-24). German military preparing for potential war with Russia, leaked internal report reveals. multipolarista.com A leaked confidential strategy paper shows Germany is preparing for a potential war with Russia, as it boosts its budget and plans to become the world's third-biggest military spender.

Contributing Writers (2022-11-24). Close the Spigot/ By Tara Reade. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Scott Ritter Says The U.S. Is Sending Billions of Dollars To Support Nazis In Ukraine Ukrainians from 80th Airborne Brigade brutally execute Russian prisoners of war/ Commentary by Max Blumenthal NY Times Takes Rare Look at Apparent Ukrainian War Crimes…

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-24). Still No Sign of Peace Talks Despite Increase in US-Russia Dialogue. news.antiwar.com Despite the increase in dialogue between the US and Russia and a shift in messaging from the Biden administration, there's still no sign of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. Russia has continued its heavy strikes on Ukrainian energy infrastructure, and the Kremlin said Wednesday that it hasn't had any interaction with the US about …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-24). Biden Says Negotiations on Russian Oil Price Cap are 'in Play'. news.antiwar.com President Biden on Thursday said that negotiations between the US and its allies to set a price cap on Russian oil are "in play" as a December 5th deadline to implement the plan is approaching, Axios reported. December 5th is the day that the EU's embargo on Russian oil takes effect, although there are exemptions …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-24). Poland Rebuffs Germany's Offer to Deploy Patriot Missiles. news.antiwar.com The Polish government has rebuffed an offer from Germany to deploy Patriot air defense missiles to Poland by suggesting that they should be sent to Ukraine instead, which would significantly escalate NATO involvement in the war with Russia. Sending the Patriots to Poland would require deploying German troops to operate them, which would mean direct …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-24). Russia says it has 'faith' Ukraine operation will succeed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — Russia has no doubt that there will be a successful outcome of its special military operation in Ukraine, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday.

Infobrics (2022-11-24). The Yuan as the Leading Foreign Currency in the Russian Market. infobrics.org It is the Chinese yuan that is becoming the most popular "friendly" currency among both Russian entrepreneurs and citizens, who are converting their dollar savings into yuan. Demand growth is trending, and the position of the yuan in the Russian foreign exchange market is strengthening month by month, writes Alexander Losev, financial expert, Member of Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policy…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). Canada Sets Up Embassy in Rwanda, Amidst Growing Mass Anti-Imperialist Movement in Neighbouring DRC. libya360.wordpress.com Christian Shingiro PCCO (Parti Communiste Congolais) in demonstration protesting rebel groups in Eastern Congo. Image courtesy of: Boswa Isekombe Sylvere, general secretary of the PCCO and leader of the FUPC. The Canadian government set up an embassy in Rwanda this June, to combat Russian and Chinese influence in Africa, under the racist logic that African…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). European Parliament Resolution Against Russia Threatens Dialogue and Peace. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara López On November 23, the European Union Parliament, through a non-binding resolution, qualified the Russian Federation as a "State sponsor of terrorism" with 494 votes in favor, 58 against and 44 abstentions. As expected from Kiev came the immediate thanks of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dmytro Kuleba who declared "Russia must be…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). How Ukraine's Corrupt Elites are Profiting from the Conflict. libya360.wordpress.com Olga Sukharevskaya Ukraine's newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky (C) walks to his Presidential office after a ceremony of his oath in the Ukrainian Parliament, in Kiev, Ukraine. © STR / NurPhoto via Getty Images Officials and oligarchs have diverted much of the financial support sent to Kiev Since the beginning of Russia's military offensive in Ukraine, the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). Putin Invokes Castro's Legacy. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR Statue of Fidel Castro, first of its kind anywhere in the world, was unveiled by President Vladimir Putin, Moscow, Nov. 22, 2022 A three-meter-tall bronze statue of Fidel Castro was unveiled on Tuesday in the Fidel Castro Square in Moscow's Sokol District by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). Ukraine — Lights Out, No Water and Soon No Heat. libya360.wordpress.com Moon of Alabama Earlier today the Russian military shut down the Ukrainian electricity network. Previous attacks had limited the distribution capacity to some 50% of demand. Controlled blackouts over several hours per day allowed to give some electricity for a few hours to most parts of the country. The attack today created a much larger…

Media Lens (2022-11-24). Message to Joe Biden: 'You have promised to defend "every inch of NATO territory." Are you going to bomb Russia now?'. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-24). PHOTOS: 13-nation drill "showcasing NATO's firepower" held near Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMultinational Corps Northeast Allies demonstrate NATO's firepower during armoured gunnery competition in Latvia On November 14-17, NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup Latvia together with the Latvian Mechanized Infantry Brigade conducted Iron Spear 2022. Alongside the Allies based in Latvia, this regularly scheduled armoured gunnery competition saw a number of multinational crews currently …

Staff (2022-11-24). Objective achieved: Finns ready for NATO, bases, war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The nation that scrupulously maintained strict neutrality during the entirety of the Cold War. In conjunction with its neighbor and fellow former neutral Sweden, Finland provided NATO with troops for the war in Afghanistan, years before Crimea became part of Russia and the current war in Ukraine commenced. Please note. Tactical and other nuclear weapons …

Slorinoco (2022-11-24). Díaz-Canel and Putin Inaugurate Monument to Fidel Castro in Moscow. orinocotribune.com Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin presided Tuesday over the inauguration ceremony of a monument in Moscow to the eternal leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. The sculpture stands on the square named after the Commander in the Sokol district. | The monument made of bronze is three meters high and was created in Moscow over a period of half a year. The sculpture depicts Fidel on a rock upon which the map of Cuba is inscribed. The image reflects the heroic path of the man who defended the rights and freedoms of the people in his country, according to a Kremlin stat…

Tsvetana Paraskova (2022-11-24). U.S. Authorizes Firms to Provide Services to Russian Oil Trade. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-11-24). After Ukrainian missile strike on Poland, NATO surges weapons to Eastern Europe. wsws.org While the US and other NATO members rejected the claim by Ukraine that last week's missile strike was launched by Russia, NATO allies have continued to deploy weapons to Ukraine and surrounding countries.

____ (2022-11-24). Trade cooperation based on ideology goes against common interest: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn NATO has been expanding its reach since the end of the Cold War. NATO has extended its collective defence clause to the domains of cyberspace and outer space, which should be handled by the UN and specialized international institutions.

Dr. Konstantin Asmolov (2022-11-24). The US and ROK Consider "Deterring North Korea's Use of Nuclear Weapons" globalresearch.ca

Karl Grossman (2022-11-24). Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for 'advanced' nuclear power plants. nationofchange.org "Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-24). "Preemptive Nuclear War": The Historic Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca US nuclear doctrine consists in portraying nuclear weapons as a means of "self defense" rather than a "weapon of mass destruction". There are powerful financial interests behind Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program initiated under Obama.

WSWS (2022-11-24). What do Americans have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving? wsws.org Daily mass shootings, skyrocketing inflation, unending pandemics and the threat of nuclear war is what capitalism has to offer workers and their families in 2022.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). Fidel and a New Type of Relationship Between Cuba and the U.S. libya360.wordpress.com José Ramón Cabañas The statue of Fidel Castro in Moscow. In order to understand Fidel Castro's contribution to Political Science and, in particular, to the sphere of International Relations, especially in regard to Cuba's ties with the United States, one must start from the precedent of the work and practice of José Martí, the Cuban…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). Moscow Explains its Ukraine Objectives to the UNSC. libya360.wordpress.com Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC briefing on Ukraine Mr.President, At the outset, let us repeat our position regarding the participation of the president of Ukraine in the meeting via VTC, which happens not for the first time. As we repeatedly stated, we have nothing against his participation, but he needs to be…

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2022-11-19: News Headlines

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-11-19). Zelensky, media lackeys caught in most dangerous lie yet. thegrayzone.com With Kiev exposed for a lie that could have triggered a third world war, it is time to examine past deceptions that Western media promoted. A missile that exploded on Polish soil on November 15 killed two civilians and destroyed farm equipment. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Western corporate media rushed to blame the explosion on Russia in apparent hopes of triggering NATO's Article 5, which requires NATO states to defend one another militarily when attacked by a hostile force. …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-19). Ukraine trying to provoke conflict between Russia, NATO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) — Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said on Friday that Ukraine is trying to provoke a direct military conflict between Russia and NATO.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-19). US Aid to Ukraine Invested in Corrupt Crypto FTX Scheme. southfront.org CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried (right) with Blair and Clinton. Facebook"Instead of using funds to fight Russia, the money was invested in the FTX Ponzi scheme." | Written by The sudden collapse of a crypto exchange linked to the Democratic Party in the US, has revealed that FTX presently suffers from $10-$ billion in liabilities and virtually no assets. And among those liabilities, are "invest…

_____ (2022-11-19). Why is Ukraine asking the West for longer-range missiles? journal-neo.org The anti-Russian hysteria instigated by Ukraine and Poland, supported by certain members of the current Russophobic military-political elite in the West, around the incident of the two missiles falling in Przewodów, has clearly confirmed not only the fragility of the current system of universal security, But also the fact of active search by neo-Nazis, primarily …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-19). The Downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17: The Quest for Truth and Justice. Review of the Evidence. globalresearch.ca The MH17 Inquiry has been conducted in an insidious fashion. Important pieces of evidence including eye witness reports, audio & video material transmitted through Ukraine Intelligence (SBU) have been manipulated or excluded from the Dutch inquiry, which largely endorses Washington's accusations directed against Moscow.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-19). IAEA Board of Governors resolution extremely untimely. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) — The resolution of the IAEA Board of Governors initiated by Germany, the United Kingdom, and France is extremely untimely, said a Russian senior diplomat.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-19). Eight people killed in gas blast in Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) — Eight people were killed in a gas blast that occurred at an apartment building on Russia's Far Eastern Sakhalin Island, the region's governor Valery Limarenko announced.

Eryn MacDonald (2022-11-19). Knowing the Difference Between These Nuclear Explosions. commondreams.org Any time nuclear use of any kind is a realistic possibility you can be sure we have moved into a whole new, and incredibly dangerous, state of the world.

Philip Ball (2022-11-19). [Perspectives] The evolution of a family. thelancet.com In 2021, a report prepared by a committee called the History Group at Imperial College London, UK, recommended that the name of the 19th-century naturalist Thomas Henry Huxley be removed from the college building that now houses the mathematics and computing department. Huxley's racist ideas, said the group, made it no longer appropriate, in the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, to celebrate him in this way. According to the report, he "espouse[d] a racial hierarchy of intelligence, a belief system of 'scientific racism' that fed the dangerous and false ideology of eugenics; legacies of which are still felt…

Free West Media (2022-11-18). US Aid to Ukraine Invested in Corrupt Crypto FTX Scheme. "Instead of using funds to fight Russia, the money was invested in the FTX Ponzi scheme" globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-11-18). Why Is AP Still Protecting the Source Behind Its False Russia-Bombed-Poland Story? scheerpost.com AP's source claimed Russian missiles hit Poland. This seemed calculated to set off a frenzy and trigger NATO articles to create a wider war. Why won't the AP tell us who the falsifying source is?

Leonid Savin (2022-11-18). Ukraine's Military Strategy And U.S. National Interests (I). thealtworld.com The current actions of the AFU in the Kherson direction and the forced withdrawal of the Russian army have inspired unhealthy optimism in both the junta in Kiev and its Western patrons. It is widely believed, with references to various Western politicians and military officials, that Kherson is not a strategically important hub from which it is possible to control Crimea (and strike at it), but an important psychological and moral stimulus for the Ukrainians. Further advancement will allow the Ukrainians to take control of the North Crimean Canal, that is, to cut off the water supply to Crimea. And, in addition,…

Amy Goodman (2022-11-18). Russia's Uranium Sales Help Fund Ukraine War, Exiled Environmentalist Says. truthout.org Image Credit: Facebook: "–≠–∫–æ–∑–∞—â–∏—Ç–∞!" | We continue our coverage from the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, with prominent Russian environmentalist Vladimir Slivyak, co-chair of the Russian environmental organization Ecodefense and winner of the 2021 Right Livelihood Award for defending the environment and mobilizing grassroots opposition to the coal and nuclear industries in Russia. Slivyak says the Russian war in Ukraine, especially the Russian occupation of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear powe…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-18). Ukrainian Mykola USV Attacked Russian Oil & Gas Terminal In Black Sea. southfront.org The night before, the naval drone of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reportedly attacked the Sheskharis oil and gas terminal in the Black Sea. | The attack took place on the night of Friday, November 18, near Russian city of Novorossiysk. According to the local experts, the oil terminal was slightly damaged, the attack did not affect the performance of the systems. The Sheskharis transshipment complex loads oil from the fields in Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan for shipment abroad. | The wrecka…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). In Video: Russian Kamikaze Drones Hit Ukrainian Troops On Donetsk Front. southfront.org On November 18, Russian sources shared a video documenting an attack with KUB-BLA loitering munitions, commonly called a kamikaze drones, on the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). | The video shows three strikes on gatherings of AFU troops on a road near the village of Pavlivka on Donetsk front. Several Ukrainian soldiers were apparently killed or wounded as a result of the pinpoint strikes, which were coordinated with the help of a surveillance drone and took place at night time. | The KUB-BLA w…

Anonymous767 (2022-11-18). Video Evidence Confirms Mass Execution Of Russian POWs By Kiev Forces In Makeevka. southfront.org A screenshot from the video | A new video evidence has appeared online showing the mass execution of captured unarmed Russian soldiers by Kiev's troops. | The Russian Defense Ministry said that this situation "confirms the atrocious nature of the current Kiev regime led by Zelensky and those who protect and support him.""Nobody will succeed in presenting the intentional and methodical murder committed by the degenerates from the Armed Forces of Ukraine through direct head-shots 10 immobilised Russian servicemen as a 'trag…

____ (2022-11-18). U.S. reportedly running low on certain weapons to send to Ukraine. ecns.cn The United States is running low on some weapons and ammunition it has been sending to Ukraine amid the latter's military conflict with Russia, CNN reported Thursday.

Editor (2022-11-18). Another Ukrainian missile stunt. mronline.org The 5V55K is an old Soviet produced missile (1978/82) for the S-300 air defense system that the Ukraine is using against Russian cruise missiles.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). US running low on arms to give to Ukraine: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The US is starting to worry about the lack of state-of-the-art systems and ammunition it is sending to Ukraine amid the conflict with Russia, local US media reported.

Staff (2022-11-18). Georgian PM: U.S.-controlled "opposition" pushed for coup, second front with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geNovember 18, 2022 Georgian PM alleges Ukrainian officials "openly campaigned" for "second front" of war in Georgia Georgian prime minister Irakli Garibashvili on Friday said representatives of the Ukrainian government had "openly campaigned" for involvement of Georgia in the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine following the launch of the Russian invasion in February. Speaking …

Staff (2022-11-18). Exiled Russian Environmentalist: Russia's Uranium Sales to U.S. & Europe Help Putin Fund Ukraine War. democracynow.org We continue our coverage from the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, with prominent Russian environmentalist Vladimir Slivyak, co-chair of the Russian environmental organization Ecodefense and winner of the 2021 Right Livelihood Award for defending the environment and mobilizing grassroots opposition to the coal and nuclear industries in Russia. Slivyak says the Russian war in Ukraine, especially the Russian occupation of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, should serve as a warning to immediately transition to renewable energy sources, not nuclear energy, and to stop relying on fossil fuels. &#…

Staff (2022-11-18). Ukrainian Climate Scientist Says Fossil Fuels Enabled Russian War in Ukraine. democracynow.org We speak with prominent Ukrainian climate scientist Svitlana Krakovska at the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, about how the Russian war in Ukraine has intensified calls to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Krakovska is the head of the delegation of Ukraine to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC. "Fossil fuels: it's a root, it's an enabler of the Russian war on Ukraine," says Krakovska, adding that she feels hopeful that the conference will bring politicians and scientists together to instill positive change.

Shane Quinn (2022-11-18). Eight Years on from Malaysia Airlines MH17 Destruction: A Clear Lack of Evidence that Moscow Was Behind It. globalresearch.ca The fighting that erupted in the east of Ukraine can be traced to a US-instituted coup d'état of February 2014 — confirmed by president Obama on CNN when he confided that Washington had "brokered a deal to transition power" in the country, forcing Viktor Yanukovych from office.

Shane Quinn (2022-11-18). Six Years on from Malaysia Airlines MH17 Destruction: A Clear Lack of Evidence that Moscow Was Behind It. globalresearch.ca The fighting that erupted in the east of Ukraine can be traced to a US-instituted coup d'état of February 2014 — confirmed by president Obama on CNN when he confided that Washington had "brokered a deal to transition power" in the country, forcing Viktor Yanukovych from office.

_____ (2022-11-18). U.S. Empire Views Ukrainians and Russians as Lab Rats for Weapons Testing. strategic-culture.org

Andrew Korybko (2022-11-18). The "Informal Russia India Iran Troika" on Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-11-18). Russia, India, China, Iran: The Quad that Really Matters. southfront.org | Written bySoutheast Asia is right at the center of international relations for a whole week viz a viz three consecutive summits: Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Phnom Penh, the Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Bali, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bangkok. | Eighteen nations…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-18). Why U.S. Is Committed to Conquering Russia Before It Conquers China. southfront.org Medea Benjamin | Written by On November 13th, Medea Benjamin and Nicholas J.L. Davies headlined

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). Russian Military Tricked Ukrainian Air Defenses With Soviet Cruise Missiles Converted To Decoys. southfront.org An of a Kh-55 cruise missile. Via deagel.com | The Russian military has converted ageing Soviet-made Kh-55 cruise missiles to decoys to test and trick Ukrainian air defenses. | The basic version of the Kh-55, which was produced in the 1980s and has a range of up to 2, 0 kilometers, was apparently selected for the use as decoys. For this propose, the active warhead was replaced with an inert one that was designed for use in tests and exercises. | At least one Kh-55 decoy was used durin…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). Syrian Forces Found Loads Of Explosives In ISIS Former Hideouts In Daraa City (Video, Photos). southfront.org On November 18, Syrian forces uncovered loads of explosives materials and devices while combing the former hideouts of ISIS cells in the southern part of Daraa city, commonly known as Daraa al-Balad. | Russian-backed local fighters and former rebels

Anonymous765 (2022-11-18). Message To Europe: Russian Strikes On Ukrainian Gas Infrastructure Facilities Begin. southfront.org |

Bilal G. Morris (2022-11-18). When Will Brittney Griner Be Released? Basketball Star Moved To Russian Penal Colony. newsone.com

Contributing Writers (2022-11-18). Italian Activists Against Anti-Russian Propaganda. marktaliano.net

____ (2022-11-18). Fire kills 7 in Russia's Bashkortostan Republic. ecns.cn A fire in a private residential building killed seven people in the Sterlitamak district of Russia's Bashkortostan Republic on early Friday, Russian's state news agency TASS reported.

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa BRICS Bloc Grows with U.S. Left Out. infobrics.org An economic bloc led by five emerging economies, including the United States' top two rivals, appears set to expand as Washington struggles to promote its global agenda beyond traditional allies and partners around the world…

Staff (2022-11-18). Videos from Finland: U.S. troops rehearse for war on Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com On November 5, 2022, in Niinisalo, Finland, soldiers from the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division operationally directed by the 1st Infantry Division 1 ID participate in Operation Hammer 22. By offering soldiers the chance to pick up new abilities that boost overmatch and lethality, Operation Hammer 22 …

Staff (2022-11-18). "Fossil Fuels Fund Dictatorships": Ukrainian Climate Activist Suspended from COP27 over Russia Protest. democracynow.org Ukrainian climate activist Svitlana Romanko joins us after she was suspended from the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, when she accused Russian officials of war crimes and genocide at an event on Wednesday. Romanko is the founder and director of Razom We Stand, an organization demanding a total permanent embargo on Russian oil and gas. "It has been very clear that fossil fuels fund dictatorships all over the world," says Romanko, who has since left Egypt for her own safety. "We wanted to use our freedom of speaking and freedom of attending public gathering to confront people wh…

_____ (2022-11-18). Psl Editorial — 'Managed Competition' With China Or Real Peace? popularresistance.org President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held their first meeting since Biden took office today, a high-profile summit meant to set the tone for U.S.-China relations in the coming period. Outwardly, the two leaders remained cordial and affirmed their willingness to maintain dialogue with one another, with Biden going so far as to say "there need not be a new Cold War" between the two powers. The two sides agreed to restart regular talks relating to cooperation in the fight against climate change, and Secretary of State Blinken is set to travel to China for follow up discussions in the near future. | But i…

_____ (2022-11-18). 'Managed Competition' With China Or Real Peace? popularresistance.org President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held their first meeting since Biden took office today, a high-profile summit meant to set the tone for U.S.-China relations in the coming period. Outwardly, the two leaders remained cordial and affirmed their willingness to maintain dialogue with one another, with Biden going so far as to say "there need not be a new Cold War" between the two powers. The two sides agreed to restart regular talks relating to cooperation in the fight against climate change, and Secretary of State Blinken is set to travel to China for follow up discussions in the near future. | But i…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Iran strengthening cooperation with IAEA: China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — A Chinese envoy said on Thursday that putting pressure on Iran would not help solve its nuclear issue and would only backfire, especially when Iran is strengthening its cooperation with IAEA.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). North Korea test-fires ICBM with range to strike entire US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed near Japanese waters Friday in its second major weapons test this month that showed a potential ability to launch nuclear strikes on all of the US mainland.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-18). "Preemptive Nuclear War": The Historic Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca US nuclear doctrine consists in portraying nuclear weapons as a means of "self defense" rather than a "weapon of mass destruction". There are powerful financial interests behind Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program initiated under Obama.

_____ (2022-11-17). Poland WWIII Scare Shows Why Top U.S. General Wants Peace (Doug Macgregor). strategic-culture.org Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor on the World War III scare in Poland and the reported Pentagon-State Department split over Ukraine-Russia peace. | By Aaron MATÉ | After accusing Russia of firing missiles into Poland — and triggering calls from Ukraine for direct NATO military intervention — US officials are now acknowledging that Ukrainian air defenses were likely responsible. | Douglas Macgregor, a retired Army Colonel and former senior Pentagon adviser, says the Poland scare underscores why the US top military officer, Gen. Mark Milley, has split from White House bureaucrats to call for diplomac…

Editor (2022-11-17). U.S.-Russia proxy war risks nuclear apocalypse, 60 years after Cuban Missile Crisis. mronline.org On the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the world is closer than ever to nuclear apocalypse, with the NATO-Russia proxy war in Ukraine and the US military deploying nukes to Europe and Australia.

Editor (2022-11-17). Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia. scheerpost.com By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davis / CounterPunch If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed to facilitate replenishing the weapons the United States …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-17). The Polish Missile Incident Was a Close Brush with Nuclear Annihilation. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter The fervor with which Poland and others sought to drag NATO into a war with Russia should ring alarm bells for everyone The world dodged a bullet this week, with some NATO members trying, but failing, to trigger Article 4 as a means of confronting Russia in Ukraine. We may not be so…

JANET (2022-11-17). Which way for the antiwar movement? Demand 'Negotiations' or 'Stop the Wars'? iacenter.org By Sara Flounders November 15, 2022 As the war in Ukraine grows more protracted and dangerous, its consequences will arouse fear among many and opposition among those making the greatest sacrifices. The economic consequences of recession and growing inflation in the U.S. and the far greater disarray in the EU, caused by imposing sanctions on Russia, will create the basis for a popular movement in the United States and in Europe. March against NATO on 70th anniversary, in Washington, D.C., 2019. (Credit: Alina Duarte, Telesur) The fundamental question is: Should we seek to arouse anger and outrage at the political…

Lindsey German (2022-11-17). Polish missile crisis shows, again, why Ukraine war must end. peoplesworld.org The news on Tuesday that a Russian missile had killed two people in a Polish village on the border with Ukraine was greeted with trepidation by many. The implications were clear: Poland is in NATO, therefore any military attack upon the country meant that Article 5 of the NATO charter could be invoked. It deems …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). The Uyghurs and Anti-China Propaganda. orinocotribune.com By Christopher Black Nov 10, 2022 | On August 26th 2022 as the US-NATO directed counter-offensive against the Donbass Republics and other Ukrainian regions resisting the NATO installed Nazi friendly regime in Kiev began to take place, the NATO states, led by the United States and Britain, escalated their aggression against China. | The Donbass Republics and Russian forces broke the Kiev offensive in Kherson and inflicted heavy losses on the Kiev regime as they did in the past several days in the Kiev attack in the Kharkov region. Western propaganda was awash in claims of a Russian defeat, but they were the…

Rudolf Bradner, Minqi Li (2022-11-17). In the Trap of NATO and The Collapse of US Hegemony. indybay.org Even before the outbreak of the global Covid pandemic, it was widely recognized that U.S. hegemony was in irreversible decline. Since then, the pace of hegemony loss has accelerated. In August 2021, the Taliban captured Kabul as U.S. forces withdrew in a chaotic and hasty manner…. Only about six months later, war broke out between Russia and Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Ukraine attacks Poland: A deliberate provocation. wsws.org Ukraine's missile strike on Poland was a calculated provocation, intended to accelerate direct NATO involvement in the conflict and preclude any negotiated settlement of the war with Russia.

Scott Ritter (2022-11-17). NATO's hair trigger: The Polish missile incident was a close brush with nuclear annihilation. thealtworld.com The fervor with which Poland and others sought to drag NATO into a war with Russia should ring alarm bells for everyone | The world dodged a bullet this week, with some NATO members trying, but failing, to trigger Article 4 as a means of confronting Russia in Ukraine. We may not be so lucky next time. | The recent scandal surrounding what most of the world now agrees was an errant Ukrainian surface-to-air missile landing on Polish soil, killing two Polish citizens in the process, has exposed an ugly reality about the eastern reaches of NATO today: Despite the more reserved stance of the old NATO establishment (th…

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-17). As ITUC meets in Melbourne, Ukrainian, Polish unionists call on global trade union confederation to expel pro-war Russian affiliate. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian and Polish trade unions are calling on delegates to the International Trade Union Confederation world congress to support the expulsion of the pro-war Russian Federation of Trade Unions, reports Federico Fuentes.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). In Video: Map Of Russian Withdrawal In Kherson Region. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). Military Situation In Ukraine On November 17, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kherson with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Dnepropetrovsk with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Novosyolovskoye; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Makeevka; | Russian air defense…

_____ (2022-11-17). Italian Police Bust Azov-Tied Nazi Cell Planning Terror Attacks. popularresistance.org Italian police announced a series of raids against the neo-Nazi Order of Hagal organization. Accused of stockpiling weapons and planning terror attacks, the group has established operational ties to the Ukrainian Azov Battalion. | Five members of an Italian neo-Nazi organization known as the "Order of Hagal" were arrested on November 15th while an additional member remains wanted by authorities. He happened to be in Ukraine, fighting Russian forces alongside the Azov Battalion, which has been formally integrated into the Ukrainian military. | The "Hagal" members are accused of plotting terrorist attacks on civili…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-17). US Empire Views Ukrainians And Russians As Lab Rats For Weapons Testing. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | A surprisingly frank article by The New York Times titled " "Ukraine has become a testing ground for state-of-the-art weapons and information systems, and new ways to use them, that Western political officials and military commanders predict could shape warfare for generations to come," write's NYT's Lara Jakes. | Jakes writes that "new advances in tech…

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Milley Says Chances of Ukrainian Military Victory 'Not High'. news.antiwar.com Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley reaffirmed on Wednesday that he sees an opportunity for peace talks between Russia and Ukraine and that the chances of a Ukrainian military victory happening anytime soon are "not high." "In terms of probability, the probability of a Ukrainian military victory defined as kicking the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Deal Allowing Export of Ukrainian Grain Extended for 120 Days. news.antiwar.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday announced that the deal between Ukraine and Russia that allows the export of Ukrainian grain will be extended for 120 days. The deal, brokered by Turkey and the UN, was first signed in July and has been a success as it has unlocked Ukraine's Black Sea ports. According …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Kremlin: Zelensky's Demand for Public Talks Shows He's Not Serious. news.antiwar.com The Kremlin said on Thursday that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's calls for public negotiations with Russia show that he's not serious about pursuing diplomacy. "Public negotiations are hard to imagine in the first place. No talks can be held publicly, let alone negotiations in such a field. One thing is clear: Ukraine does not want …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). US Considering Modifying Gray Eagle Drones for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com For months now, Ukraine has been asking the US to supply powerful MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones, but Washington has held back. The Gray Eagles can fly for about 30 hours and are capable of carrying powerful Hellfire Missiles, giving Ukraine the ability to strike targets deep inside Russian territory. Media reports have said that the …

Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-17). Washington is no longer certain that Russia even has any defense of her homeland other than nuclear weapons. thealtworld.com GEOFOR: Sir, what's your view of the prospects of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine? Dr. Roberts: The future …

Scott Ritter (2022-11-17). Scott Ritter Ukraine Russia War Where is it Going? thealtworld.com

Shannon Dawson (2022-11-17). Outrage After Death Of Jailed African Forced To Fight For Russia In Ukraine. newsone.com Source: Kristy-Anne Glubish / Getty | A 23-year-old Zambian student named Lemekhani Nathan Nyirenda was killed while in combat in Ukraine, Zambia's foreign ministry announced on Monday. | Nyirenda, who was jailed in Russia, was being sponsored by the Zambian government to study nuclear engineering at the country's prestigious Moscow Engineering Physics Institute. But in 2020, his educational dreams came crashing down when Russian authorities convicted him for unspecified crimes CNN In a statement, officials from th…

Staff (2022-11-17). Headlines for November 17, 2022. democracynow.org GOP Wins Narrow House Majority; McConnell Reelected Senate Minority Leader, Senate Advances Bill to Codify Marriage Equality into Federal Law, Iran Steps Up Violence Against Protesters, Sentences Five Activists to Death, Russian Missiles Fall Across Ukraine as Grain Export Deal Extended for 120 Days, Poland Blames Russia for Deadly Blast Near Border with Ukraine, Family of Alaa Abd El-Fattah Still Has Not Seen Imprisoned British Egyptian Activist, U.S. Judge Gives Biden Administration 5Week Extension to End Title 42, Sen. Ossoff Grills ICE Official About Invasive Procedures Performed on Prisoners, Immigrant Right…

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Missiles in Poland: An "unfortunate incident" or a deliberate provocation by Ukraine? uwidata.com The conflict at the border on the territory of Poland, November 15, 2022, was about to trigger the Third World War, judging by the hysterical headlines in the media. There was an incident in the east of the country in the village of Przewodów. Objects fell to the ground, which were mistaken for "Russian missiles" …

_____ (2022-11-17). The Dark Occult World Behind Ukraine. journal-neo.org World events have abandoned any concept of reason or reality. Nuclear war is now seen by many, perhaps most, as inevitable. Insanity and injustice are flourishing and humanity will either end or the mechanisms that make up our world as we know it must grind to a halt. No side even cares to bring God …

Brian Berletic (2022-11-17). Collective West's PATHETIC Atrocity Propaganda Against Russia Debunked w/ Brian Berletic. thealtworld.com

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Erdogan: US, Russia Have No Intention of Using Nuclear Weapons. news.antiwar.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that the US and Russia have no intention of using nuclear weapons and that Turkey is urging more dialogue between the two countries, Hurriyet Daily News reported. Erdogan's comments came after CIA Director William Burns and the head of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), Sergei Naryshkin, held talks …

David Penner (2022-11-17). The Church of Humanitarian Intervention Threatens the Survival of Our Species. The Destruction of Russia and China on the Drawing Board of the Pentagon. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-17). Russia identifies exploding projectile in Poland as Ukrainian missile. ecns.cn Russian experts have confirmed from pictures of the wreckage of the projectile falling in Poland that it was a Ukrainian missile, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-17). As ITUC meets in Melbourne, Ukrainian, Polish unionists call on global union confederation to expel pro-war Russian affiliate. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian and Polish trade unions are calling on the International Trade Union Confederation to expel the pro-war Russian Federation of Trade Unions, reports Federico Fuentes.

Infobrics (2022-11-17). Bulgaria to train thousands of Ukrainian soldiers to fight Russia. infobrics.org Sofia ruins traditionally strong relations with Moscow.

John Leake (2022-11-17). Misinformation: AP Admits Erroneously Reporting Russian Attack on Poland. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-17). State Dept high priestess for Europe/Eurasia threatens Georgians over treatment of viceroy Degnan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2November 17, 2022 Kelly Degnan is a fantastic representative of the US in Georgia and I will back her up any time Karen Donfried Also see: U.S. ambassador to Georgia blasts "revanchist" Russia for 220 years of barbaric atrocities U.S. viceroy abetting Georgian coup plot Georgia: U.S. viceroy (semi-) covertly pushes war, coup agenda …

WSWS (2022-11-17). German government increases military spending for war against Russia. wsws.org Last Friday, the Budget Committee of the Bundestag (federal parliament) approved the draft bill of the Social Democrat-led Defence Ministry that provides for a massive increase in military spending next year.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Democratic think tank plots war against Russia and China: What is the Center for a New American Strategy? wsws.org The Center for a New American Strategy is a Democratic think tank with close ties to the Biden administration, the military, the CIA and the defense industry. It has played a central role in the formulation of US imperialist strategy against Russia and China and Washington's drive for global hegemony.

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-11-17). Norway Signs Arms Trade with US in Anti-Russian Paranoia. globalresearch.ca

Fra Hughes (2022-11-17). Five Prime Ministers, Three Proxy Wars, and One Failed Economy… Welcome to Great Britain in the 22nd Century. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes Nov 12, 2022 | From New Labour under Blair to building Britain better under the Tories, it is now obvious we no longer live in a democracy but in a duopoly. |

| The state of the United Kingdom is in a complete mess. | From the trappings of the Empire, through two world wars and one cold war, Britain has emerged not ruling the waves but ruing the day the sun finally set on the British Empire. | The dis-United Kingdom appears to be on the brink of dissolution… through the process of regional devolution the wheels appear to be coming off the tracks, the bus has no driver and the boat…

Diablo Rising Tide (2022-11-17). Thursday 12/8: The Case Against Nuclear Power w/ author Joshua Frank. indybay.org 518 Valencia. In the Mission. Just a couple of blocks up from 16th st/Mission BART.

Speak Up Act Up (2022-11-17). On the SF Peninsula, Creative Protest to Defuse Nuclear War. indybay.org Right now is the closest the world has been to a nuclear war since the Cuban Missile Crisis. Elderly activists, joined by a few younger folks, recalled those days and protested during a long weekend of national action.

Vanessa Beeley (2022-11-17). UK Column's Insight: China in Africa and the Middle East a Debate. thealtworld.com Is there an honest intention to generate prosperity and help the poor nations of the earth in opposition to a system of global enslavement, or is China just another imperial power out to loot the world? | The UK Column's Mike Robinson speaks to Matthew Ehret, Isa Blumi and Vanessa Beeley about China's role in Africa and the Middle East. | Matthew is a senior fellow at the American University in Moscow, editor in chief of the Canadian Patriot Review and co-founder of the Rising Tide Foundation. He has written the three-volume clash of the Two Americas and four-volume untold history of Canada series. | Isa Blumi (D…

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