Monthly Archives: September 2018

China | Korean war to trade war: China has a Trump card against US resilience

The escalating trade war between China and the United States is more than just a mighty tussle over imports and exports – and the elite in both Beijing and the West know it.

Ukraine | Knife-Wielding Ukrainian Radicals Assaulted a Lawyer and Journalist Directly in a Zhytomyr Courtroom And Then Attacked a Cafe

On September 28th, the latest hearing on the case of the Ukrainian journalist Vasily Muravitsky took place in the Korolevsky district court of the city of Zhytomyr. At the hearing the prosecution was supposed to present the experts whose conclusions form the basis of the charges of high treason against the journalist.

USA | Prison Strike Sweeps the US

By MYA SHONE

On September 9, 24,000 inmates in at least 12 states refused to show up for work. Their bold action was the culmination of a 19-day prison strike in which federal and state prisoners as well as immigrant detainees took part at great risk to themselves in work stoppages, commissary and phone boycotts, and hunger strikes.

Ukraine | Two killed one wounded as Kiev controlled forces fire on ambulance in southern DPR

Ukrainian (Kiev controlled – edit.) forces fired on an ambulance in the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic killing two militiamen and wounding one, DPR Operations Command spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said.

Earlier reports said that a DPR militiaman had been wounded as Ukrainian army units shelled the Kominternovo village in southern DPR on Thursday morning.

Israel | Netanyahu: Trump gave me guarantees about freedom of Israeli operations in Syria

During trip to US, Netanyahu hopes to discourage Moscow from giving advanced air-defense system to Syria.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will try to discourage Russia from providing Syria with an S-300 air-defense system during his upcoming visit to the U.S., according to Israeli media reports.