2023-06-06: News Headlines

Anonymous349 (2023-06-06). NATO Equipment Burning All Across Donbass And Zaporozhye. Kyiv Blows Up Hydroelectric Dam In Kherson. southfront.org AMX-10RC wheeled battle tanks abandoned by Kyiv's troops | As of the morning of June 6, the offensive attempts of the Kyiv regime in Zaporozhye Region have resulted in no notable success on the battleground. Russian forces inflicted significant damage to the advancing units. Kyiv actively employed NATO-supplied equipment including International MaxxPRO MRAPs, AMX-10RC armoured fighting vehicles (often described as wheeled battle tanks) and Leopard battle tanks. | According to the Russian Defense Ministry, on Jun…

Liam Cosgrove (2023-06-06). VIDEO: Rep. Jamal Bowman supports military aid for Ukraine but is unfamiliar with the Donbas and Crimea. thegrayzone.com A congressional Squad star seems to have no idea how or why the Ukraine proxy war started. But he he says he's voting for military aid to Kiev anyway. On Monday, the New York Democratic congressman and star member of the progressive Squad Jamal Bowman told The Grayzone that he continues to support the U.S. providing aid for the Ukraine war because Russian President Vladimir Putin is "a madman." Just moments before, however, Bowman admitted that he did not know …

Maureen Clare Murphy (2023-06-06). Palestinian toddler dies after being shot by troops. electronicintifada.net Rights group says Israeli soldiers fired indiscriminately and without justification.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-06-06). Iran Can Be an Important Partner for Brics: FM. orinocotribune.com TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said the country can be a major partner for the BRICS group of countries. | "Iran, with its unique geopolitical location and its remarkable economic capacities, can be an important partner for BRICS. We will not miss any opportunity to secure our national interests," Amirabdollahian said in a Persian-language post published on his Instagram page on Sunday. | He also said the era of unilateralism is coming to an end, and that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the BRICS group of countries will play major roles in the future as a…

WSWS (2023-06-06). The Ukrainian "counter-offensive": A new stage in the US-NATO war against Russia. wsws.org The operations in Ukraine are only one part of an expanding and evermore open war between NATO and Russia.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China carries out air patrol with Russia. ecns.cn China conducted a joint air patrol with Russia on Tuesday over the Sea of Japan and East China Sea, China's Defense Ministry said.

Seymour Hersh, Scheer Post. (2023-06-06). Russiagate's Missing Pieces. popularresistance.org The first thing to understand about John Durham is that he was a fearless prosecutor who went after organized crime and put in prison retired and active FBI agents who protected the mob for money or other enticements. One of the agents he stopped had enabled James "Whitey" Bulger Jr., once one of America's most wanted men, the Winter Hill Gang boss who evaded arrest for sixteen years. | In his forty-five years as a state and federal prosecutor in Connecticut and Virginia, Durham worked often and closely with FBI agents, especially on cases that involved violations of federal racketeering statutes.

Staff (2023-06-06). APSP Chairman Omali Yeshitela Condemns US Repression and Exposes False 'Russian Connection' in Exclusive Interview. orinocotribune.com Caracas, June 5, 2023 (

WHO Watch Team, People's Dispatch. (2023-06-06). Activists Demand Better Scrutiny Of Israeli Occupation's Impact On Health. popularresistance.org As the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated its 75th anniversary, the world also commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, which resulted in the forceful displacement of close to 800,00 Palestinians. The 76th World Health Assembly, held in Geneva from May 21-30, saw WHO members adopt a decision urging the Director-General to continue monitoring and reporting on the health conditions in Palestine. | The decision received 76 votes in favor, 13 votes against, and 35 abstentions, which was similar to the voting patterns of previous years. Countries such as Zimbabwe, Cuba, Lebanon, Venezuela, and Sudan exp…

John Ross (2023-06-06). Why China's socialist economy is more efficient than capitalism. mronline.org The difficulty the U.S. faces in its current attempts to damage China's economy was analysed in detail in the article "The U.S. is trying to persuade China to commit suicide". Reduced to essentials, the U.S. problem is that it possesses no external economic levers powerful enough to derail China's economy.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Chinese scientists finish development of hypervelocity wind tunnel. ecns.cn China's world-leading hypervelocity wind tunnel, which is expected to significantly contribute to the country's development of aerospace transport systems and hypersonic aircraft, recently passed an acceptance check, marking the success of the project.

Legal Defense Fund. (2023-06-06). LDF's Concerns About Recent Arrest Of Atlanta Solidarity Fund Members. popularresistance.org On May 31, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced that law enforcement officials raided the Atlanta Solidarity Fund, arresting and charging three of its staff with charity fraud and money laundering. | In response, Legal Defense Fund (LDF) President and Director-Counsel Janai S. Nelson issued the following statement: | "We are deeply concerned about the apparent targeting of Atlanta Solidarity Fund members, Marlon Kautz, Savannah Patterson, and Adele Maclean, particularly in light of Magistrate Judge James Altman's recent criticism of the evidence presented by the State against them, which he decried as un…

Amanda Yee (2023-06-06). Revolution and Counterrevolution: Remembering Tiananmen 34 Years Later. orinocotribune.com By Amanda Yee — Jun 3, 2023 | The story we are typically told in the West is that young student activists had gathered in Tiananmen Square, uniting around the liberal demands of democracy and freedom, bravely defying the repressive Chinese government. After weeks of these ongoing protests, the Communist Party of China had had enough and cracked down on the peaceful protesters. As the story goes, in the early morning hours of June 4, 1989, People's Liberation Army tanks rolled into the square. They were said to be indiscriminately shooting and mowing down innocent, unarmed protesters, killing thousands. | To…

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Milestone shows Dapeng LNG terminal's role in energy security. ecns.cn China National Offshore Oil Corp's Dapeng liquefied natural gas terminal hit a milestone of supplying over 100 million metric tons of the chilled fuel since its launch in 2016.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Recovery to propel oil, gas consumption. ecns.cn It imported 152.07 billion cubic meters of natural gas last year, with an import dependency rate of 40.2 percent, said the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China takes No 1 spot in refining industry. ecns.cn China topped the ranking in oil refining capacity in 2022, at 924 million metric tons, or 18.5 million barrels per day, industry experts said.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China's first domestically built large cruise ship starts to leave dock. ecns.cn China's first domestically built large cruise "Adora Magic City," also known as "Mo Du" in Putonghua, left the dock in Shanghai at 1: 30 pm on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China delivers 4th batch of experiment samples from space station to scientists. ecns.cn The fourth batch of science experiment samples retrieved from the China Space Station was delivered to experimental scientists for research, CCTV News has reported.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). MOC slams U.S. sanctions on Chinese entities. ecns.cn China strongly opposes the United States' sanctions against China-based companies and citizens for alleged involvement in the production of illicit drugs, said a Ministry of Commerce official Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China officially inaugurates embassy in Honduras. ecns.cn China officially inaugurated its embassy in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras on Monday, following the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries on March 26.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Those who seek to smear China by manipulating Xinjiang-related issues will not have their way: FM. ecns.cn A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Monday said what the Arab League delegation has seen with their own eyes in Xinjiang once again shows that truth will always prevail, and those who seek to smear China by manipulating Xinjiang-related issues will not have their way.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China's national integrated algorithm scheduling platform released. ecns.cn China's first nationwide platform that realizes multifaceted heterogeneous arithmetic scheduling — national integrated algorithm scheduling platform (version 1.0) was released on Monday.

WSWS (2023-06-06). US calls for peace at Shangri-La Dialogue but prepares for war with China. wsws.org The Biden administration played a thoroughly duplicitous role at the Singapore meeting: professing the need for improved relations with China, while parading its aggressive military build-up throughout the region.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China's first large, domestic cruise ship begins to undock. ecns.cn China's first domestically-made cruise ship started to undock in Shanghai on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China opposes U.S. sanctions on entities, individuals: MOC. ecns.cn China firmly opposes the sanctions imposed by the U.S. on Chinese entities and individuals over allegedly supplying equipment that manufactures illegal fentanyl, said the country's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Village Super League in SW China wows Michael Owen. ecns.cn A village super league was held in Rongjiang County, Southwest China's Guizhou Province on Saturday evening, which is so down-to-earth but popular that it has attracted the attention of football legend Michael Owen, who recorded a video to show his support.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Chinese manufacturer unveils new-energy light rail trains for Argentina's Jujuy. ecns.cn CRRC Tangshan Co., Ltd., a major Chinese high-speed train manufacturer, unveiled the first new energy light rail trains exported to Argentina on Tuesday morning. This project marks China's first export of new energy light rail vehicles, and the train will be serving at Jujuy Province of Argentina.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). 'Village Super League' tournament unleashes underwhelming enthusiasm. ecns.cn Aerial view of the "Village Super League" tournament held at Hemei Village of Rongjiang County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 3, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Tianzhou-5 docks with space station after 33-day solo flight. ecns.cn China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou 5 conducting a fast automated rendezvous and docking with the combination of the space station Tiangong after a 33-day independent flight.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Teachers send best wishes to students for gaokao. ecns.cn Wednesday marks the beginning of gaokao in China. Teachers send Zongzi (a pyramid-shaped dumpling) , red envelopes and pastries to wishes students a success in this year's exam.

teleSUR (2023-06-06). DR Congo: Satisfaction of President's Visit to China. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has expressed satisfaction with the advancements accomplished during the state visit conducted by President Felix Tshisekedi to China at the end of May. | Related: | At a joint press briefing, Patrick Muyaya, spokesman for the government, and Christophe Lutundula, the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, alongside Nicolas Kazadi, Finance Minister, expounded…

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). China's economic rebound to stimulate gas demand. ecns.cn China will lead Asian natural gas demand to return to modest growth of around 3 percent this year, the highest among all regions worldwide, according to a recently released gas market report by the International Energy Agency.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Tianzhou-5 cargo craft docks with space station combination again. ecns.cn China's cargo craft Tianzhou-5, which has been flying independently in orbit for 33 days, once again docked with the country's space station combination at 3: 10 a.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Services PMI hits healthy level on consumption. ecns.cn Services and consumption in China are gaining momentum at a quickening pace on the back of holiday spending this spring, with an overall accelerated expansion of production and business activity also witnessed in the market.

ecns.cn (2023-06-06). Japan's chip control measures will lead to 'lose-lose' for China and Japan, leaving U.S. 'sole winner': Chinese Ambassador. ecns.cn If Japan insists on setting limits on China-Japan semiconductor cooperation, it will lead to a lose-lose situation for China and Japan, leaving the U.S. as the "sole winner", said Wu Jianghao, the Chinese Ambassador to Japan on June 2.

Anand Naidoo (2023-06-06). The Heat: Shangri-La Dialogue. america.cgtn.com Tensions between China and the U.S. were front and center at the Shangri-La Dialogue. What is the path forward? The yearly security conference for the Asia Pacific, held in Singapore, is known as the Shangri-La Dialogue. But there was not much dialogue, at least directly, …

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Diplomats of China, U.S. meet amid tense military standoff. ecns.cn Kritenbrink's trip follows China's top diplomat Wang Yi and U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan's mid-May meeting in Vienna and China's Commerce Minister Wang Wentao's visit to Washington in late May.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). China's top diplomat Wang Yi talks to French diplomatic counselor, vows to promote stable development of bilateral ties. ecns.cn China believes France will continue pursuing a rational and positive policy towards China and play a constructive role in the healthy and stable development of China-EU relations.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Former UN official lauds China's climate efforts. ecns.cn Erik Solheim, a former chief of the United Nations Environment Programme, said it is absurd that some Western media criticize China for not contributing its fair share to the global fight against climate change.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs stresses the efficiency of wheat harvesting. ecns.cn Tang Renjian has visited areas hit by wheat-damaging rains in Central China's Henan province, demanding local officials to beef up early-warning weather monitoring and insurance companies to compensate farmers that suffer damages as soon as possible.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Unified market set to further boost vitality. ecns.cn China will continue to push for greater market access for foreign investors as part of its ongoing efforts to expand high-level opening-up and build a unified national market, the Ministry of Commerce said on Monday.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-06-06). "The War is Worth Waging": Afghanistan's Vast Reserves of Minerals and Natural Gas. globalresearch.ca The war on Afghanistan is a profit driven "resource war".

National Lawyers Guild (2023-06-06). NLG Condemns State Repression and Raids Against Atlanta Solidarity Fund Activists. indybay.org This morning, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and Atlanta Police Department (APD) raided the homes of and arrested three activists with the Atlanta Solidarity Fund. These arrests are a clear attempt to silence protest and sever activists from legal counsel and community support.

Ryan Fatica, Unicorn Riot (2023-06-06). Three Atlanta Activists Arrested, Home Raided Over Bail Fund. indybay.org Around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, three members of the Atlanta Solidarity Fund were arrested during a raid by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Atlanta Police Department and charged with money laundering and charity fraud.

Angela (2023-06-06). Sunday 6/4: Book launch- "Crossing Borders — The Search for Dignity in Palestine," by Christa Bruhn. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Juan J. Paz y Miño Cepeda (2023-06-06). China y Lasso: Ecuador, un gobierno de empresarios. globalizacion.ca La guerra en Ucrania ha marcado un cambio histórico: el mundo anterior y el que se vive a partir de ese doloroso acontecimiento. Entre los procesos de mayor significación se hallan la vertiginosa escalada de un mundo multipolar con el…

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-06-06). Irán reabrirá este 6 de junio su embajada en Arabia Saudita. telesurtv.net A la ceremonia de apertura de las legaciones diplomáticas asistirán altos cargos de los ministerios de Exteriores de los dos país.

teleSUR, jaa, JCM (2023-06-06). Aumentan a 19 los fallecidos por derrumbe de montaña en China. telesurtv.net En el siniestro acontecido este domingo en una zona forestal, se reportaron de inicio 14 fallecidos, siete heridos y cinco desaparecidos.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-06-06). Muere niño palestino tras ser herido de bala por tropas israelíes. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores palestino condenó el asesinato de Tamimi como "un crimen atroz contra la humanidad".

teleSUR- jaa, JCM (2023-06-06). China critica a EE.UU. por provocar nueva tensión en Taiwán. telesurtv.net El pasado sábado, un buque militar chino maniobró a solo 137 metros de un destructor del país norteño en el estrecho de Taiwán…

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