Ukraine News Links 12 February 2022

Saturday, 12 February 2022 • 22:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular.

Some Other News (Important).

Why Did Biden Call Putin.

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Poorest people hit hardest by heat stress

Friday, 11 February 2022 — Origin: Climate & Capitalism

New Research: 25% of the world’s people will face more heat wave days than all the rest combined

Source: American Geophysical Union

People with lower incomes are exposed to heat waves for longer periods of time compared to higher income people, due to a combination of location and access to heat adaptations like air conditioning. This inequality is expected to rise as temperatures increase, new research shows.

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US war hysteria over Ukraine won’t gel

Saturday, 12 February 2022 — Indian Punchline

Breakaway Donbass region prepares for attack by Ukrainian extreme nationalist forces emboldened by western support

The two takeaways out of the French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Moscow and his six-hour long talks with President Vladimir Putin have been the assurance held out by the latter that Russian forces would not ramp up the crisis near Ukraine’s borders — “there would be no deterioration or escalation” — and second, an agreement that Russia would pull troops out of Belarus at the end of exercises taking place currently near Ukraine’s northern borders.

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