Daily Archives: May 16, 2018

Ukraine | Kiev regime accuses the journalist of treason

On Tuesday, May 15, the Security Service of Ukraine conducted searches in the office of RIA Novosti Ukraina, in the apartments of the RIA Novosti Ukraina correspondent Lyudmila Lysenko, and the head of the representative office of RIA Novosti Ukraine Andrei Borodin. Lyudmila and Andrei were also summoned for questioning to the SBU. In the evening, Borodin said that he had not been detained or charged.

USA | Breaking News: Nick Brana arrested during non-violent action with the Poor People’s Campaign

Nick Brana, a leader of the movement for a people’s party, has been arrested along with the Rev. William Barber II and 300 other protestors in a launch of the non-violent 40 days of moral action organized by the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC).

The arrests occurred on the northeast Capitol lawn in Washington D.C. after the protestors, led by Barber and his PPC co-chair the Rev. Liz Theoharis, shut down Independence Avenue. The street was closed for 90 minutes before police moved in to arrest the peaceful demonstrators for obstructing the main thoroughfare.

The EU will not stand by Iran and the JCPOA: here’s why

by Alexander Mercouris

Despite their anger European leaders will not risk rupture of their links with the US because of Iran.

Ever since Donald Trump’s announcement that the US would pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) with Iran and would unilaterally impose across-the-board sanctions on that country, a procession of European leaders including the leaders of the US’s most powerful European allies – Britain, France and Germany – have publicly declared their intention to stand by the JCPOA.