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Ex-head of MI6 Sir Richard Dearlove says coronavirus ‘is man-made’ and was ‘released by accident’ – after seeing ‘important’ scientific report

By Sophie Tanno For Mailonline 4 June 2020 Ex-MI6 chief Sir Richard Dearlove said he believes that Covid-19 is man-made He cited an ‘important’ report which claims virus was manufactured in a lab Believes China could be forced to pay ‘reparations’ to the rest of the world The former chief of MI6 has claimed that the coronavirus escaped from a lab in China by

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Trump’s G7 invite for Putin will encourage more war

TUE, JUN 2, 2020 Atlantic Council UkraineAlert by Yuliia Popyk With attention focused on the escalating public disorder across the United States, many people may have missed President Trump’s announcement last weekend that he plans to invite Russia to the G7 summit in America later this year. Trump’s invitation is worth considering in some detail because it has such potentially

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Donbas militants ‘allowed to torture 500 innocent Ukrainians to death, to find one spy’

02.06.2020 | Halya Coynash THE RIGHT TO LIBERTY AND SECURITY Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group While many hostages have spent longer imprisoned by militants from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] than 48-year-old Serhiy Kurys, the latter’s openly expressed pro-Ukrainian position and refusal to sign any ‘confession’ do suggest that he could be in real danger.  In a letter which

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Covid-19 Has Revived the Freddy Krueger of Kremlin Disinformation Narratives

CEPA Brian Whitmore June 2nd, 2020 Propaganda Labs For years, Kremlin-backed media and surrogates have been vilifying laboratories in former Soviet countries participating in the U.S. Department of Defense’s Biological Threat Reduction Program, which helps partner countries counter the threat of infectious disease outbreaks. Regime mouthpieces at home and abroad have persistently, and incorrectly, characterized such facilities as “biological weapons laboratories.”

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Russian documents reveal desire to sow racial discord — and violence — in the U.S.

The revelations come as U.S. intelligence agencies have warned of probable Russian meddling in the 2020 election. NBC News, May 21 By Richard Engel, Kate Benyon-Tinker and Kennett Werner LONDON — Russians who were linked to interference in the 2016 U.S. election discussed ambitious plans to stoke unrest and even violence inside the U.S. as recently as 2018, according to

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Biden/China

Here is an ‘official’ video of Biden in China in 2011. The first 1.5 minutes appear to be missing. The same video here showsthe first 1.5 minutes, which has him praising the CCP and begging for China to be fully integrated in the US economy. He succeeded. Unfortunately. WATCH: Resurfaced Joe Biden Speech Shows Him Urging Chinese Communist Party To

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US General: Russia Using ‘Same Playbook’ in Libya as in Ukraine, Syria

VOA By Carla Babb. May 29, 2020 07:42 PM WASHINGTON – Russia is further destabilizing Libya to gain a stronghold in northern Africa, just as it has in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, according to a top official with U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). “Russia is executing the same playbook as successfully employed in Crimea, Ukraine and to a lesser extent in Syria. Russia has

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Morgan Ortagus – U.S. condemns ongoing “borderization” by Russian-led security forces

1tv.ge. May 29, 2020 The U.S. condemns ongoing borderization across Georgia’s occupied regions and demands ending of occupation of 20 percent of Georgian territories by Russia – reads the post of Morgan Deann Ortagus, Spokesperson for the United States Department of State published on Twitter. “The U.S. condemns ongoing “borderization” by Russian-led security forces. We renew our demand that Russia end

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IRONY AMID THE MENACE

CEPA Edward Lucas 26 May 2020 Echos of a Captive Past Vladimir Putin is often criticized for his nostalgia for the USSR (he memorably called its collapse a “geopolitical catastrophe”). But many thousands of Russians in the “Soviet Citizens” movement take that view a step further. A majority of those taking part in the March 1991 referendum on the Soviet

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Donald Trump’s letter to Giorgi Gakharia: On behalf of the American people, I send my sincere greetings and congratulations on your Independence Day

FIRST CHANNEL. 1tv.ge. 13:38, 26.05.2020 US President Donald Trump congratulates Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia on Georgia’s Independence Day. In a congratulatory letter to the Georgian Prime Minister, the US President emphasized the decades-long strong partnership between the United States and Georgia based on common values and interests. On behalf of the American people, I send my sincere greetings and

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The FSB Trained Top al-Qaeda Terrorists

From the archives of Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita. Republished in New American 8th August 2005 Containing quotes from a key interview with Alexander Litvinenko. Ayman al-Zawahiri, the reputed Number 2 chief in al-Qaeda and the man second only to Osama bin Laden on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list, was trained by the Russian FSB (formerly known as the KGB). That’s the story

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Torture and 15-year ‘sentence’ for insulting tweets about Russian-controlled Donbas militants

24.05.2020 | Halya Coynash THE RIGHT TO LIBERTY AND SECURITY Marina Yurchak is a 40-year-old environmental chemist, who has been held hostage in the Russian proxy ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] for two and a half years.  Her ordeal began with almost a year spent in ‘Izolyatsia’, the militants’ secret prison which former inmates refer to as a concentration camp.  While officially ‘sentenced’

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A deadly disease

Kyiv Post Editorial May 22. 2020 Ukraine will spend $4.2 billion on health care this year, probably a record amount, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But another real disease that Ukraine must conquer is that of corruption. It’s bad enough that President Volodymyr Zelensky has had three health ministers after deciding not to keep the widely respected holdover from his

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What if Russia wins in Ukraine? Consequences of Hybrid War for Europe (Part 2)

Euromaidan Press Editor’s NoteWhat if Russia won in Ukraine? The consequences for both Ukraine and Europe would be devastating. Plus, the Hybrid War is in a sense like a pandemic. Lacking a resolute response and extreme measures, it is bound to spread. It is time for the West to change its strategy towards Russia, writes military analyst Hans Petter Midttun.

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Kyiv Post Editorial: Misguided rage

Despite declaring himself cardinally different from his predecessors, President Volodymyr Zelensky has something in common with all of them: His sour relationship with the press. As Zelensky marked his first year since taking office on May 20 with a press conference, it became clear that he is not accepting criticism and investigative journalism when it targets his circle. Sure, it’s

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Georgia’s Anaklia Port Project Is Back on the Agenda

CEPA Emil Avdaliani 21 May 2020 Prospects are brightening for the important $2.5bn American-backed Anaklia deep-water port project, which has been stalled by local wrangles and Russian meddling. Located on the Black Sea coast, the port serves Georgia’s ambitions for euroatlantic integration by increasing trade with the European Union both from Georgia itself, and through transit to Central Asia and China.

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Ukraine’s Friend & Foe of the Week

Kyiv Post By Brian Bonner, Illia Ponomarenko. Published May 21 at 11:31 pm Editor’s Note: This feature separates Ukraine’s friends from its enemies. The Order of Yaroslav the Wise has been given since 1995 for distinguished service to the nation. It is named after the Kyivan Rus leader from 1019-1054, when the medieval empire reached its zenith. The Order of

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