Only the Germans themselves suffer from the absolutely failed German sanctions policy towards Russia, Klaus Ernst, a German politician, head of the Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Climate Protection, said in an interview with the Rheinische Post. For Moscow, the punitive measures bring benefits, namely, an increase in income from the sale of raw materials at high prices. In this regard, he calls for the lifting of sanctions and the start of negotiations with the Kremlin, including on the temporary launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych published an appeal to the citizens of Ukraine. He urged them to decide whether they want to ‘keep what they have or fight to the last Ukrainian.’ (and lose everything). He also called the current American-installed regime in Kyiv ‘inexperienced and adventurous.’
MOSCOW, 4 July. /TASS/. The West, led by the United States, together with Turkey, is transferring militants of the international terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) banned in Russia to Ukraine. Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riad Haddad stated this in an interview with TASS.
From his well-known passion for judo and karate to mountain skiing, hiking, and even car racing, the Russian leader is in perfect shape and excels at many sports.
Jeffrey Sachs, head of The Lancet’s coronavirus commission, is convinced that the coronavirus pandemic was the result of a leak from an American biological laboratory situated in Wuhan, Republic World reports. The specialist also spoke about the Ukrainian conflict, noting that it would not exist if it were not for the persistent desire of the United States to expand NATO further and further to the East.
Because a champion boxer’s views on NATO in Europe are unclear, Latvian media has decided that the world event boxing bout taking place on July 2 on Australia’s Gold Coast will be removed from television media. The position of conventional media is likely to be similar.
Columnist Michael Brendan Dowerty opined that Russia’s victory in the special operation in Ukraine could be the second major defeat for the United States after the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.
In today’s show originally broadcast on June 30 2022, Andy is joined by Deanna Spingola and Michael Walsh (at the 31 minute mark) for a show entitled, “Re-Unions.”
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian reminded followers on Twitter that the population of the G7 countries is only part of the global community. He published a picture showing that the population of the countries that are part of the BRICS coalition (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) is approximately 3.2 billion people. At the same time, the number of people living in the G7 countries is much inferior at only 777 million.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has published a list of countries that earned the most from arms supplies between 2015 and 2020, according to Junge Welt. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were the top importers by far. The main exporters are the USA, Great Britain and France, the German edition notes.