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Huge UFO Mothership Has Entered Our Solar System, Say Astronomers

 

 

 

Posted 2022-09-01, Al Jazeera Headlines 

Photo: AP / Ben Curtis

Ethiopian and Eritrean government forces have launched an attack in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, targeting rebel forces. Getachew Reda, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) spokesperson, said on Thursday that both nations’ forces had attacked rebels in Adayabo in the north of the region. A… read full story

an invasion in the direction of Wag, Wolqait and our border areas with Sudan [Amhara region]

Photo: Ethiopian government soldiers ride in the back of a truck on a road leading to Abi Adi, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 11, 2021. A year after war began there, the findings of the only human rights investigation allowed in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray region will be released Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

 

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AP / Liu Zheng

China urges U.S. not to miscalculate resolve to defend sovereignty, territorial integrity

ECNS | 2022-08-20

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Friday urged the U.S. side not to miscalculate China’s firm resolve to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity. Wang made the remarks at a daily news briefing, in response to

AP / Vahid Salemi

Are Iran and the West about to finally agree a nuclear deal?

Al Jazeera | 2022-08-20

Tehran, Iran – A European proposal to restore the 2015 nuclear agreement between Western countries and Iran appears to be gaining traction, with sources revealing to Al Jazeera Arabic details of the proposed agreement, and indicating that there is broad

AP / Farah Abdi Warsameh

At least 10 killed as gunmen storm hotel in Somali capital

The Associated Press | 2022-08-20

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least 10 people were killed in an attack by Islamic militants who stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital late Friday, police and eyewitnesses said. Several other people were injured and

AP / Efrem Lukatsky

Drones, missiles and more in new USD 775 million US arms package for Ukraine

DNA India | 2022-08-20

The US Defence Department has announced that it would provide a new USD 775 million in additional military assistance to Ukraine, including HIMARS missiles, artillery, and mine-clearing systems. The package will be sent through the Presidential Drawdown

AP

Iran marks CIA-orchestrated 1953 coup d’état, slams US as ‘record-holder’ in wars, coups

Press TV | 2022-08-19

Tehran says the United States is a record-holder of interfering in the affairs of independent states, naming the US-orchestrated coup of 1953 in Iran as an instance of that “dark history.” Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kan’ani took to Twitter on Friday to

AP / John Minchillo

‘Not going anywhere’: The Palestinian NGOs shut down by Israel

Al Jazeera | 2022-08-19

Ramallah, occupied West Bank – For the seven Palestinian civil society and human rights organisations forcibly shut by Israeli raids on Thursday, the reasons are quite clear. According to Mazen Rantisi, head of the board of directors of the Health Work

AP / Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo

Russia, US confrontation will impose global starvation

UN / Eskinder Debebe

UN fails to reach agreement to extend Taliban travel ban waiver

Al Jazeera | 2022-08-20

AP / Andrew Harnik

Islamic State militant gets life in US prison over killing of hostages

The Arab Weekly | 2022-08-20

AP / Johnson Lai

21 warplanes, 5 naval ships from China tracked around Taiwan: Report

Zeenews | 2022-08-20

AP / Marco Ugarte

Mexico arrests ex-attorney general in missing students case

Federal News Radio | 2022-08-20

AP

Putin allows inspectors to visit Russia-held nuclear plant

The New Arab | 2022-08-20

 

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AP / Sunday Alamba, File

Today’s youths will change Africa for the better

China Daily | 2022-07-21

It might not seem so at the moment, but things are likely to change in Africa?for the better?in the next two years. That’s not an idle forecast, but rather one that is backed by empirical evidence. It’s one of the key findings of the second edition of the

European Community / Dati Bendo

President Sisi: Egypt sought to reach common vision over GERD

Egypt Today | 2022-07-21

CAIRO – 21 July 2022: Egypt believes in the unity of the Nile Basin countries. We sought to reach a common vision with Sudan and Ethiopia regarding the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, and reach a legal, binding and comprehensive agreement

AP / Brian Inganga

Candidate’s Unexpected Rise Could Affect Outcome in Kenya Presidential Election

Voa News | 2022-07-21

Just weeks before Kenya holds a presidential election, analysts say the unexpected, growing popularity of one candidate could deliver some unpredictability to the outcome. George Wajackoyah ranks a distant third behind front-runners Raila Odinga and William

AP / Ghaith Alsayed, File

Turkiye Denies Responsibility For Deadly Bombardment On Iraqi Resort

MENA FN | 2022-07-21

(MENAFN- IANSAnkara, July 21 (IANS) Turkey has denied responsibility for a deadly bombardment on a resort in Iraq‘s semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan, urging Iraqi authorities to keep off the ‘influence and propaganda’ of the Kurdistan

AP / Petros Karadjias

Mali expels spokesperson of UN peacekeeping mission

The New Arab | 2022-07-21

Mali is expelling the spokesperson of the UN’s peacekeeping force in the country over posts he made on Twitter, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. MINUSMA spokesperson Olivier Salgado has been given 72 hours to leave over “tendentious and unacceptable”

AP / Evan Vucci

Energy & Environment — Biden calls climate an ‘emergency,’ vows action

The Hill | 2022-07-21

President Biden stopped short of issuing a climate emergency declaration Wednesday, but is vowing action to combat global warming. We’ll look at the president’s speech in MassachusettsPlus: A new push for offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico, and

AP / Francisco Seco

Kremlin seeks to exploit wariness over refugees in Europe

Asiatimes | 2022-07-21

Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP

Ukraine war has made my son want to be a soldier – Zelenska

BBC News | 2022-07-21

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January 6 panel to show Trump violated law by refusing to stop Capitol attack

The Guardian | 2022-07-21

AP / Gray Gibson/U.S. Navy

CIA chief: China set for takeover of Taiwan in next few years

The Washington Times | 2022-07-21

AP / Rafiq Maqbool

Fresh fears of Sri Lanka unrest as former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is made president

Irish Independent | 2022-07-21

AP / Farah Abdi Warsameh

Al-Shabab Attacks Somali Towns Close to Ethiopian Border

Voa News | 2022-07-21

 

 

 

 

 

 

AP / Manish Swarup

India: Voting for Presidential election today; Droupadi Murmu, Yashwant Sinha in fray

Khaleejtimes | 2022-07-18

 

 

AP / Alexander Zemlianichenko

Iran, Russia, Turkey presidents to talk Syria war in Tehran

Eye Witness News | 2022-07-18

 

 

 

Civilians killed as Russia intensifies attacks across Ukraine

Russian forces fire missiles and shells across Ukraine after military announces it is stepping up its onslaught.

A girl and an elderly lady walk among the debris of a destroyed local market after a Russian missile strike in the town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region on July 16, 2022
People walk by debris of a destroyed local market after a Russian missile attack in the town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine [Anatolii Stepanov/AFP]

Russian forces have fired missiles and shells at cities and towns across Ukraine after Russia’s military announced it was stepping up its onslaught against its neighbour, with Ukrainian officials reporting that at least 17 more civilians had been killed.

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu gave “instructions to further intensify the actions of units in all operational areas, in order to exclude the possibility of the Kyiv regime launching massive rocket and artillery attacks on civilian infrastructure and residents of settlements in the Donbas and other regions,” his ministry said on Saturday.

Russia’s military campaign has been focusing on the eastern Donbas region, but the new attacks hit areas in the north and south as well. Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, has seen especially severe bombardments in recent days, with Ukrainian officials and local commanders voicing fears that a second full-scale Russian assault on the northern city may be looming.

At least three civilians were killed and three more were injured on Saturday in a pre-dawn Russian rocket attack on the northern Ukrainian city of Chuhuiv, which is close to Kharkiv and only 120km (75 miles) from the Russian border, a regional police chief said.

Serhiy Bolvinov, the deputy head of Kharkiv’s regional police force, said the rockets partly destroyed a two-storey apartment building.

“Four Russian rockets, presumably fired from around (the Russian city of) Belgorod at night, at about 3:30am, hit a residential building, a school and administrative buildings,” Bolvinov wrote on Facebook. He said the bodies of the three dead civilians were found under the rubble.

In the neighbouring Sumy region, one civilian was killed and at least seven more were injured after Russians opened mortar and artillery fire on three towns and villages not far from the Russian border, regional governor Dmytro Zhyvytsky said Saturday on Telegram.

Local residents walk past a damaged building partially destroyed after a shelling in the city of Chuguiv, east of Kharkiv, on July 16, 2022. - In the northeast region around Ukraine's second city of Kharkiv, governor Oleg Synegubov said an overnight Russian missile attack killed three people in the town of Chuguiv.
Local residents walk past a building damaged by shelling in Chuhuiv, east of Kharkiv [Sergey Bobok/AFP]

In the embattled eastern Donetsk region, seven civilians were killed and 14 wounded in the last 24 hours in attacks on cities, its governor said Saturday.

Later in the day, on the outskirts of Pokrovsk, a city in the Donetsk region, a woman said a neighbour was killed by a rocket attack Saturday afternoon. Tetiana Pashko told The Associated Press she herself suffered a cut on her leg, and one of her family’s dogs was killed.

She said her 35-year-old neighbour, killed while in her front yard, had evacuated earlier this year as authorities had requested but had returned home after being unable to support herself. Several homes on a quiet residential street were damaged, with doors and roofs torn up or ripped away.

In the neighbouring Luhansk region, Ukrainian troops repelled a Russian overnight assault on a strategic eastern highway, regional governor Serhiy Haidai said, adding that Russia had been attempting to capture the main road between the cities of Lysychansk and Bakhmut for more than two months.

“They still cannot control several kilometres of this road,” Haidai wrote in a Telegram post.

The Luhansk and Donetsk regions make up the Donbas, an eastern industrial region that used to power Ukraine’s economy and has mostly been taken over by Russian and separatist forces.

In Ukraine’s south, two people were wounded by Russian shelling in the town of Bashtanka, northeast of the Black Sea city of Mykolaiv, according the regional governor, Vitaliy Kim. He said Mykolaiv itself came under renewed Russian fire before dawn Saturday. On Friday, he posted videos of what he said was a Russian missile attack on the city’s two largest universities and denounced Russia as “a terrorist state”.

In Odesa, a port city on the Black Sea, a Russian missile hit a warehouse, engulfing it in flames and sending up a plume of black smoke, but no injuries were reported, local officials said.

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Russia accused of shelling from captured nuclear plant

Two people were killed and a woman was hospitalised after a Russian rocket hit the eastern riverside city of Nikopol, emergency services said. Dnipro regional governor Valentyn Reznichenko said a five-storey apartment block, a school and a vocational school building were damaged.

Ukraine’s atomic energy agency accused Russia of using Europe’s largest nuclear power plant to store weapons and shell the surrounding regions of Nikopol and Dnipro that were hit Saturday.

Petro Kotin, president of Ukrainian nuclear agency Energoatom, called the situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant “extremely tense” with up to 500 Russian soldiers controlling the plant.

The plant in southeast Ukraine has been under Russian control since the early weeks of Moscow’s invasion, though it is still operated by Ukrainian staff.

“The occupiers bring their machinery there, including missile systems, from which they already shell the other side of the river Dnieper and the territory of Nikopol,” he said in a Ukrainian television interview broadcast Friday.

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The Ukrainian air force said Russian forces fired six more cruise missiles on Saturday from strategic bombers in the Caspian Sea, and two hit a farm in the Cherkasy region along the Dnieper River. No one was hurt, but agricultural equipment was destroyed and some cattle were killed, regional governor Ihor Taburets said.

The Ukrainian air force said the other four missiles were intercepted.

On Friday, cruise missiles fired by Russian bombers struck Dnipro, a major city in southeastern Ukraine on the Dnieper River, killing at least three people and wounding 16, Ukrainian officials said. In a news briefing Saturday, Russian defence officials claimed that the attack had destroyed “workshops producing components for, and repairing, Tochka-U ballistic missiles, as well as multiple rocket launchers”.

 

 

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The CFO’s of Pfizer and Moderna Both Resign After Reports That Vaccines Are KILLING People — MSM Completely SILENT

The CFOs of Big Pharma giants Pfizer and Moderna both resigned this week amid multiple reports that the COVID jabs are unsafe for public use and resulting in an alarming rate of deaths.

Pfizer and Moderna both separately named new CFOs on Monday.

While the mainstream media has largely ignored the news, the outlets that did cover it gave the excuse that the CFO’s were just getting older and it’s happening around the country.  But both within a week?

Cfodive.com reports: Broadly across industries, turnover in CFO, CEO, and COO seats has risen steadily over the last two years in the wake of pandemic-related and supply chain pressures, Crist said. “I believe we’ll start now to see an even greater leap into early retirement as those C-level executives who have either wanted to or [have] been asked to get their company through the pandemic, and have done so, will start to exit. They will carry battle scars with them to an early retirement.”

Looking ahead, the CFOs at both Pfizer and Moderna will be tasked with managing the revenue windfall each company is earning from their COVID-19 vaccines and will have to determine how to allocate those dollars to research and strategic activities, such as dealmaking, according to BioPharma Dive.

Denton will report to Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla, who cited Denton’s “deep financial experience, a track record of achievement and true insights into today’s healthcare system. For these reasons, he is the perfect leader to take the helm of our talented finance organization and deliver a comprehensive strategic financial vision that will help drive Pfizer’s future growth and success,” according to a press release.

Before joining Lowe’s in 2018, Denton as CFO of CVS Health played a key role in transforming the company from a retail pharmacy to a health solutions company as well as in CVS’s acquisition of Aetna.

At Moderna Gomez will report to CEO Stéphane Bancel, who said in a statement that Gomez’ experience at multinational healthcare companies will be an asset as the company grows and he cited Gomez’ “passion for sustainability and ESG” as aligning with Moderna’s vision.

Gomez will be succeeding Meline, who will retire on July 8 but provide consulting services for Moderna for two more years, until July 8 2024.

 

 

 

Lt. Colonel Nikolay Biryukov, the commander of the 501st Battalion of the Marine Corps of Ukraine, defended his decision to lay down arms, saying he ”doesn’t regret” surrendering to soldiers of the Russian Federation, in an interview with Russia’s Rossiya-1 news channel that went viral Monday”.

A lot of captured and surrendered Ukrainian troops are being kept in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) where good conditions have been created for them, DPR head Denis Pushilin told the Soloviev Live TV channel on Tuesday…Pushilin did not rule out that those prisoners of war would later be involved in efforts to reconstruct Mariupol”.

Overall, the following Ukraine military targets have been destroyed by Russian military forces since the beginning of the special military operation: 140 aircraft, 487 unmanned aerial vehicles, 252 surface-to-air missile systems, 2,353 tanks and other combat armored vehicles, 256 multiple launch rocket systems, 1,014 field artillery guns and mortars and 2,208 special military motor vehicles”.

[Note: Some words and/or phrases appearing in quotes in this report are English language approximations of Russian words/phrases having no exact counterpart.]

 

 

 

 

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The Washington Post Finally Admits The Role of the ‘Far Right’ Azov Battalion in Ukraine

 

 

 

The Dog That Ain’t Barking in Ukraine

 

 

Le Pen shrugs off market ‘doom-mongering’ as French election race tightens

Polls suggest Marine Le Pen is heading for a rematch of her 2017 duel with President Emmanuel Macron.

Polls suggest Marine Le Pen is heading for a rematch of her 2017 duel with President Emmanuel Macron. © Michel Euler, AP

French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen shrugged off investor jitters triggered by her rise in the polls ahead of Sunday’s first round of the presidential election, saying her economic platform was meant to work for voters, not the markets.

Long unfazed by what looked like an easy path to re-election for President Emmanuel Macron, markets woke up this week as Le Pen narrowed the gap enough in opinion polls for a potential victory to fall within the margin of error.

Le Pen scoffed at what she called “doom-mongering”, telling RTL radio on Thursday that her programme aimed to support business and “give money back to the French” by lowering VAT as well as France’s contribution to the EU budget.

“The policies I want to implement are not meant for the stock markets, which will be a change from Emmanuel Macron,” she said. “It’s not the markets that create jobs, it’s not international finance.”

French presidential election
French presidential election © France 24

Macron is still ahead in all opinion polls. But his late start with a lacklustre campaign has pushed even some in his camp to say a win for Le Pen could be possible.

Polls suggest Le Pen is 3% to 7% ahead of third-place leftist Jean-Luc Mélenchon, meaning she is likely to qualify for the all-important run-off on April 24.

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Second-round data also looks encouraging for Le Pen, who has significantly narrowed the gap with Macron since she lost by more than 20 percentage points five years ago.

Some pollsters this week said the gap had shrunk to as little as 4%, with a probable high level of abstention adding uncertainty.

Losing faith in democracy: France’s abstention problem
Losing faith in democracy: France's abstention problem
Losing faith in democracy: France’s abstention problem © FRANCE 24

“There is a dynamic in favour of Marine Le Pen,” said Ifop pollster Frederic Dabi, adding that there was a possibility that she could overtake Macron to lead the first round, though he was still ahead for now.

“The second round will be very tight,” he said, adding that Macron was still the most likely winner but all would depend on which camp is better at getting the vote out.

Macron camp counter-attacks

The prospect of a tight race has pushed France’s borrowing costs up as investors grow jittery over a closer-than-expected race.

France saw firm investor demand at a monthly long-term bond auction on Thursday, but the public debt management agency had to more than double the interest rate on its 10-year benchmark bond to 1.17% from only 0.52% the previous month.

On Thursday, Macron’s campaign fought back on the economic front.

“I want people to realise what France would be like under Marine Le Pen,” Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told broadcaster Franceinfo. “There would be more inflation,” he said, and more taxes to fund her plan to nationalise toll roads.

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“And there would be less sovereignty, because we would be allies of Russia, of Vladimir Putin,” he added, attacking Le Pen over her longstanding admiration of the leader – which she has toned down and nuanced since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The pro-business Institut Montaigne think-tank has said Le Pen’s programme, which aims to lower the retirement age to 60 and cut taxes on energy, could come in at a cost 75% higher than she estimates.

Macron himself, long focused on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, is now concentrating his campaign on purchasing power, which Le Pen has successfully focused on for months.

The incumbent president promised on Wednesday to increase pensions as French households struggle with surging prices amid the fallout from the war in Ukraine.

(FRANCE 24 with REUTERS)

 

MARIUPOL: REMNANTS OF UKRAINE’S 503RD MARINE BATTALION SURRENDERED IN FULL

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Mariupol: Remnants Of Ukraine's 503rd Marine Battalion Surrendered In Full

On 4 April, 267 soldiers and officers of the 503rd Independent Battalion of the Ukrainian Navy surrendered in Mariupol. This was the entire surviving personnel of the unit.

The battalion was assigned to the 36th Independent Marines Brigade of the Ukrainian Navy.

The unit lost more than 50% of its personnel killed and wounded in the fighting for Mariupol.

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In the video below, a captured soldier from the 503rd battalion, excited to be alive and unbeaten, says that all the time their main task was to retreat.

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All surrendered AFU soldiers are in good health. The lightly wounded were given the necessary medical treatment. The soldiers have been provided with food and basic necessities in full.

This approach executed by the Russian army is radically different from what AFU soldiers do with captive, mostly wounded, Russian soldiers.
The Russian Defence Ministry also said that starting from 9:30 a.m. on April 5 it organizes a humanitarian corridor for soldiers of the AFU territorial defence units and foreign mercenaries to leave the encircled areas of Mariupol.

Mariupol: Remnants Of Ukraine's 503rd Marine Battalion Surrendered In Full

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                   Thrilling QFS Breakthrough

 

We’re practically a breath away from everything we’ve been working towards, praying for, envisioning and affirming thanks to the tireless, genius and miraculous Q Team and White Hats.

Charlie Ward, Mark Z, Chas Carter and David Mahoney posted a video on 3-30-22 outlining the AMAZING breakthrough interface between the thousands of years ahead off-world technology that is the Quantum Financial System and the old Legacy Banking System of Earth.

 

 

 

Ukraine Asks European Nations to Close Border With Russia, Belarus

 

Ukraine Asks European Nations to Close Border With Russia, Belarus

A map of the refugees fleeing the Russian invasion in Ukraine. (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

 

 

 

 

Whistleblower Goes Public With Proof Of Election Fraud On A Global Scale – Maria Zack’s Earth Shattering Testimony

Posted By: Sacred_Scientist
Date: Saturday, 26-Mar-2022 15:06:15
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Whistleblower Goes Public With Proof Of Election Fraud On A Global Scale – Maria Zack’s Earth Shattering Testimony

by N.Morgan Everything we’ve always suspected is now proving to be true, in regards to our elections being rigged by the elite to push their various agendas. This explosive [and shocking] video reveals a lot of pieces that get tied together and there’s a ton of info to digest.

https://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2022/03/whistleblower-goes-public-with-proof-of-election-fraud-on-a-global-scale-maria-zacks-earth-shattering-testimony-video-3769736.html

 

 

 

Putin Beheads Bioweapon Engineers in Ukraine

On what he said would be his final update until the war was won, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday told Donald J. Trump that he had ordered the execution of 12 international bioweapon engineers whom Russian forces had captured in Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities, said a Mar-a-Lago source privy to the conversation.

Putin referred to the engineers as transnational criminals, saying Ukraine would no longer be a breeding ground for Western “pestilence,” a word he has often used to reference bioweapon facilities and child trafficking syndicates.

In what could rightfully be called a communal execution, his military commanders had assembled the 12 criminals and, on Putin’s orders, beheaded them one by one. Each of the condemned, except the last to die, was forced to watch the brutal, grisly scene. Many pleaded for their lives as they watched in horror their associates’ heads being sawed off at the neck. Some tried to shut their eyes, but Russian soldiers forced those eyes open with their thumbs. Half of the group pissed themselves before their heads were lopped off.

Putin said he had captured them alive because he wanted to send a clear, undiluted message to the CEOs of bioweapon consortiums that had manufactured weapons of mass destruction on Ukrainian soil.

“Putin told Trump the executions were videoed, that he’s going to send the video to the people responsible for building those labs. He also said two American ‘filth and scum’ were among the group killed, that a video of their beheading would be shipped to DARPA,” our source said.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a research and development agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military. Putin alleged that DARPA had controlled two biologic/chemical research facilities in central Ukraine.

“This is how we do it in Russia, President Trump. No lengthy trial, no tribunal to waste time. We know these men were guilty because we caught them; if they were innocent, we would not go after them. I am not sorry to inform you two Americans were killed. They were criminals,” Putin reportedly told Trump.

“Well, President Putin, I think you know what you’re doing, and frankly, I think you have the right idea. What’s going on with these labs is a huge disgrace and catastrophe,” Trump replied.

In closing, Putin told President Trump “The war is almost over,” but did not elucidate on how long ‘almost’ would be.

 

 


 

 

 

 

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