Ukraine News Links 13-14 March 2022

Monday, 14 March 2022 • 21:00– 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.

Russian Advances And Delays On Donbass Front Lines. Eighteenth Day Of Military Operations In Ukraine

Three important missile strikes

Military Situation In Ukraine On March 14, 2022 (Map Update)

LPR, Russian Forces Pushing AFU Out Of Avdiivka, While Ukraine Reportedly Prepares Provocation At Coke Plant (Video)

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Russia Has Just Cause Unlike a Legion of US/NATO Criminal Wars

Monday, 14 March 2022 —  TheAltWorld

Russia’s military operation in Ukraine, now in its third week, was a justified response to aggression based on self-defence. The threat from the NATO-backed Kiev regime is made all the more dangerous with the apparent discovery of bioweapons in Ukraine that were being developed covertly by the Pentagon.

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Big Brave Keyboard Warriors: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Monday, 14 March 2022 —Caitlin Johnson

by Caitlin Johnstone

The only real anti-war position on the Ukraine conflict is support for de-escalation, diplomacy, and detente. Yelling “PUTIN BAD” and calling for escalations that could lead to a very fast, very radioactive WWIII are not anti-war, and indeed such sentiments are being exploited to prolong this war.

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India Should Quit Quad Now!

Monday, 14 March 2022 — Indian Punchline

Prime Minister Modi chaired a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Security and top officials, New Delhi, March 13, 2022  

Hedging between superpowers — United States, Russia and China — was never the smart thing to do. India should have known that the contradictions are simply irreconcilable.

This is a moment of truth, therefore, as the US unsheathes the sword to bleed and dismember Russia, and gives an ultimatum to China to stay out of it.

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Holy wars have no timeline

Monday, 14 March 2022 — Indian Punchline

An injured European who volunteered to fight in Ukraine being evacuated at the sprawling base at Yavoriv 25 kms from Polish border following a predawn Russian cruise missile attack on Sunday 

A French presidency official said on Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin “did not show a willingness” to end the special operation in Ukraine during a call with President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Olaf Scholz in the weekend.

The Russian readout said Putin informed the two European leaders  of “the real situation on the ground” and the talks with Ukrainian representatives and reviewed “some issues pertaining to the agreements being worked out concerning the implementation of the earlier Russian demands.” But there was no mention of a ceasefire.

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UN report names the world’s most polluted places

Sunday, 13 March, 2022 — — Origin: Climate & Capitalism

‘Sacrifice Zones’

Pollution kills more people than all wars, murders and other forms of violence combined

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. One of the most polluted places on earth.
(Photo: Garth Lenz, Ecojustice)

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment has identified the most polluted places on earth. In his annual report to the UN Human Rights Council, David Boyd describes these places as Sacrifice Zones, a term originally used for areas made uninhabitable by nuclear weapons tests.
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