Monday’s news links – March 7, 2022

Stocks in Germany, the UK, France, Italy, and Spain Plunge Below Year 2000 Levels Wolf Street

All Hell Breaks Loose: Futures, Stocks Plunge As Oil Soars To $139, Gold Hits $2,000 Tyler Durden

Oil Prices Break $130 As EU And U.S. Allies Consider Ban On Russian Oil OilPrice

Crude Oil WTI Futures Go Bananas, Briefly Spike to $130: And this Is What’s Happening at my Gas Station Wolf Street

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: We are under US sanctions because of our land reform program HausaTV

Canada

Ottawa mayor, former chief concerned over police donations to convoy CBC

CBC News matched at least 26 current, former police force members to convoy donations

Venezuela

‘Senior US Officials to Meet with Government of President Nicolás Maduro:’ More NYT Fake News? Orinoco Tribune

 

U.S./NATO war

Protesters in Central African Republic support Russia’s operation in Ukraine HausaTV

Beyond NATOstan, millions root for Russia Daniel Patrick Welch

Maybe rooting for Russia sounds a little bit over the top. But it is true that, outside NATO’s countries–enclaves–the so-called Western democracies and their sycophants, in Africa, Asia, South America, the Middle East–that things are seen quite a bit differently.

As war loomed, U.S. armed Ukraine to hit Russian aircraft, tanks and prep for urban combat, declassified shipment list shows Washington Post

Video of NATO’s 40,000-troop intercontinental strike force Anti-bellum

U.S. troops, armor deployed to NATO eastern flank “feels like combat mission” Anti-bellum

Blinken: U.S. to transfer warplanes from Poland to Ukraine Anti-bellum

Germans tout return of conscription and say military service could ‘do real good’ for society Sunday Telegraph

Security Service of Ukraine shoots Ukrainian negotiator suspected of treason in Gomel Pravda.ua

Russia Saved Europe By Stopping Kiev’s Nuclear Power Plant Provocation OneWorld

Ukraine’s Got a Real Problem with Far-Right Violence (And No, RT Didn’t Write This Headline) Atlantic Council (2018) – the Atlantic Councils top funders in 2018 were Facebook and the British government. The “Media Bias / Fact Check” site says “the Atlantic Council is considered hawkish militarily with a strong alliance between the USA and NATO. … The Atlantic Council presents news and information that favors pro-corporate and military interests.”

War, Conflict & Enemies of Truth Michael Brenner

Examining the Threat of the Azov Movement in Ukraine Geohistory 

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