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Is this what democracy looks like? Rich donors pack Biden’s campaign chest to seduce poor spurned by Trump and both parties

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign is using a vast reserve of donations from the usual plutocratic suspects to pry even deep-red states away from an incumbent who’s done little to help the working class. … Read More >Is this what democracy looks like? Rich donors pack Biden’s campaign chest to seduce poor spurned by Trump and both parties

Dozens arrested as anti-police protesters march through Brooklyn vandalizing NYPD squad cars & storefronts (VIDEOS)

Unrest has erupted on the streets of New York City as protesters demand justice for a Philadelphia man shot dead by police, some torching NYPD squad vehicles and burning flags after authorities declared an unlawful assembly. … Read More >Dozens arrested as anti-police protesters march through Brooklyn vandalizing NYPD squad cars & storefronts (VIDEOS)

Veteran Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov self-isolates after coming into contact with person diagnosed with Covid-19

Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that the country’s most senior diplomat Sergei Lavrov has entered self-isolation after coming into contact with a person infected with Covid-19. The veteran minister is 70-years-old. … Read More >Veteran Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov self-isolates after coming into contact with person diagnosed with Covid-19

Russia applies to WHO for emergency listing of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, approval would speed up formula’s global distribution

As global coronavirus cases surge, Russia has applied to the World Health Organization (WHO) for the early pre-qualification and registration of its pioneering Sputnik V vaccine, which would make it available globally sooner. … Read More >Russia applies to WHO for emergency listing of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, approval would speed up formula’s global distribution

Politicians from pro-Putin party propose chemical castration for convicted pedophiles in Russia, prepare draft law for parliament

Politicians from Russia’s ruling party have proposed a bill that would add chemical castration as a possible punishment for those convicted of pedophilia. Sex with a minor is currently dealt with by a lengthy prison sentence. … Read More >Politicians from pro-Putin party propose chemical castration for convicted pedophiles in Russia, prepare draft law for parliament

Turkish F-16s in Azerbaijan are not currently involved in fighting but will be used if there is ‘foreign aggression,’ says Baku

Azerbaijan will use Turkish F-16 fighter jets to defend itself from “foreign aggression,” President Ilham Aliyev said on Monday, insisting that the planes were in the country prior to the recent fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh. … Read More >Turkish F-16s in Azerbaijan are not currently involved in fighting but will be used if there is ‘foreign aggression,’ says Baku

Looters ransack stores in Philadelphia as protesters face off with riot cops over police shooting (VIDEOS)

Looters have taken to the streets of Philadelphia for the second night in a row as unrest and demonstrations continue after the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace. Multiple businesses have already been ransacked. … Read More >Looters ransack stores in Philadelphia as protesters face off with riot cops over police shooting (VIDEOS)

By imposing ‘illegitimate’ sanctions on Russians, EU officials have shown a ‘desire to put themselves above the law’ – FM Lavrov

In a sign that relations between Moscow and the European Union are deteriorating, Russia’s top diplomat has said that the EU is unable to “adequately assess” what is going on in the world, and wishes to be above the law. … Read More >By imposing ‘illegitimate’ sanctions on Russians, EU officials have shown a ‘desire to put themselves above the law’ – FM Lavrov