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Apparently these guys don’t think that we will notice all of the violence, war and terrorism constantly raging all around us. It would be wonderful if the planet actually was becoming a more peaceful place, but instead the exact opposite is happening. The world is becoming increasingly unstable, and if we aren’t really careful we could see World War III break out before too long. But if you listen to Obama, he makes it sound like we are living in an emerging global utopia. The following is an excerpt from remarks that he made during a White House event in June…

[T]he truth of the matter is that for all the challenges we face, all the problems that we have, if you had to be — if you had to choose any moment to be born in human history, not knowing what your position was going to be, who you were going to be, you’d choose this time. The world is less violent than it has ever been. It is healthier than it has ever been. It is more tolerant than it has ever been. It is better fed then it’s ever been. It is more educated than it’s ever been.

14 Reasons The White House’s “The World Is More Stable & Less Violent Than Ever” Meme Is A Lie

With a straight face, Barack Obama has been repeatedly telling us that the world is “more stable” and “less violent” than ever. In fact, he believes that this is the best time in history to be alive because of how peaceful and stable everything is. And of course Obama is more than happy to take credit for his role in bringing all of this “stability” about. Just this week, his press secretary told the media that this administration has “substantially improved” the “tranquility of the global community”.

Flint may be Michigan’s second city to plunge into bankruptcy unless retirees accept cuts in health benefits that threaten to unravel a balanced budget. As Crain’s Detroit reports, Emergency Manager Darnell Earley (Flint’s third emergency leader since it was placed under state control in 2011) warned “If we have no ability to mitigate the cost of retiree health care, that’s going to make it very difficult for the city to remain financially stable over the next few years.”

As Eric Scorsone notes, “Flint’s at the forefront, but a lot of cities are on the same train, and that train is headed for the cliff.”.

Four Cases of Life-Threatening Plague Found in Colorado

Three more plague cases were found in Colorado, a week after the first infection of the deadliest form of the disease was reported in the state in a decade.

The man initially reported with pneumonic plague on July 11 is hospitalized. Two of the new cases also had pneumonic plague, while the third had a milder form. All four cases may be linked to the original man’s dog, which died from the illness, state health officials said.

Agency quietly constructing new facilities as Latin America’s collapse into US accelerates

Rallies strong despite ‘media blackout’ from CNN, CBS, NBC, Fox News

Call it the summer of discontent.

Or simmering anger.

As Central American children continue to illegally pour across the U.S. southern border, thousands of Americans poured onto the streets Friday in 319 cities and towns across the country.

A group in Birmingham, Alabama, toted signs with the slogans “No illegal immigrants period” and “You can’t fix stupid.”

“We had a group of counter-protesters come out; about half a dozen came from the apartment complex down the road, and I found out from one of the people who lives here that it’s a majority of illegal aliens who live there,” Neighbors said. “When they first showed up it was kind of heated, nothing nasty. But they were kinda hostile and we were kinda hostile back.”

Yet, as the two groups talked, they discovered they had more in common than not.

“We ended up talking, and we agreed on every single issue. He was a self-described libertarian, and the only issue we disagreed on was illegal immigration,” Neighbors said. “That’s a lot of common ground to cover.”

He called the conversation “an eye opener, as it turned out to be pleasant to speak to him.”

“He said he agreed with the Constitution, and if the people were able to bear arms in these countries where they’re coming from, we wouldn’t have this border mess, because they would have solved this problem already,” Neighbors said. “Maybe they need a 1776 moment. Maybe we should stop funding terrorists and start funding freedom fighters here in our own hemisphere.”

Russia to introduce universal mark of the beast fingerprinting of foreigners

as more countries in the world are introducing the so-called biometric passports containing the fingerprint data, the plan becomes simpler and more possible, the deputy added.

Earlier this week, Putin promised to retaliate against the United States for new sanctions targeting his friends and business associates, as well as large Russian defense, energy, and financial firms. On Thursday, Putin called President Obama to alert him a civilian jetliner had crashed over Eastern Ukraine, a tragedy the U.S. says was caused by a missile shot from a Russian-made SA-11 mobile surface to air missile system located in a separatist-held area.

Putin’s next call was to none other than the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani.
“Mr. Putin and Mr. Rouhani exchanged views on the state of talks on Iran’s nuclear program,” stated the Kremlin readout of the call. “The two leaders also examined bilateral cooperation matters of mutual interest, including joint projects in the oil and gas sector and in peaceful nuclear energy.”

Putin On The Ritz Poised to Retaliate Against Obozo The Clown by Trashing Iran Deal 

Diplomats have agreed a four-month extension to the deadline for an agreement between Iran and world powers on Iran’s nuclear programme.

The US says it will unblock $2.8bn in frozen Iranian funds, in return for Iran continuing to convert its stocks of 20%-enriched uranium into fuel.

The talks have aimed to persuade Iran to limit its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.

World powers suspect Iran seeks atomic weapons, which Iran denies.

The country insists that it is enriching uranium for use in nuclear power stations and for medical purposes.

Reuters reports that negotiations will now resume in September, with a final deadline set for 24 November.

Iran nuclear talks deadline extended until November 

Militants have killed 270 Syrian regime fighters, civilian security guards and employees since seizing a gas field in Homs province, a monitoring group said Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights described Thursday’s takeover of the Shaar field as “the biggest” anti-regime operation by the Islamic State (IS) since it emerged in the Syrian conflict last year.
The watchdog, updating an earlier toll of 115, said it had documented “the death of 270 people killed in the fighting or executed” since Thursday.

“A large majority of the men killed were executed at gunpoint after being taken prisoner following the takeover of the camp,” said Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman. “Eleven of the dead were civilian employees, while the rest were security guards and National Defence Forces members,” he added. Abdel Rahman said a counter-attack by regime forces on Friday left 40 IS militants dead. The fate of nearly 100 people who worked at the site remained unknown, according to earlier figures released by the Observatory.

The Syrian government did not officially confirm the deaths, but supporters of President Bashar al Assad’s regime posted photographs of the dead, and branded their killings as a “massacre”.

Death toll from Syrian gas field ‘massacre’ rises to 270

Israel has decided to evacuate the families of diplomats in Turkey, after violence erupted during pro-Palestine manifestations.

Palestine suppoprters pelted the Israeli diplomatic missions in Ankara and Istanbul with stones, following Israel’s decision to launch a ground invasion into Gaza on Thursday evening.

Several Turkish deputies also rallied in support of Palestinians.

Demonstrators waved Turkish and Palestinian flags, chanting slogans such as “Hail to the resistance from Istanbul to Gaza,” and “Murderer Israel, get out of Palestine,” the Hurriyet Daily News reported.

Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) deputy Murat Yıldırım, who took part in the protests in Ankara, said: “the occupying Israel has made a bloodbath of Palestine by bombing them for the past 15 days.”

Gaza Crisis: Israel Evacuates Diplomatic Families in Turkey Following Attacks

Thousands of protesters in numerous cities worldwide took to the streets Thursday and Friday, from Cairo to Istanbul to Washington, to demand an immediate halt of Israel’s ground incursion in the Gaza Strip and call on the international community to intervene on behalf of Gazans

In Turkey, Egypt and Jordan, rallies were held in solidarity with the Palestinian cause, some of them turning violent as demonstrators clashed with police forces and vandalized public property. There were also protests in cities including London, Madrid, New York, and Cape Town.

Boko Haram’s violent campaign to establish an Islamic state has killed thousands of people in recent years.

Boko Haram, whose name means “Western education is forbidden”, has often targeted schools since it launched its insurgency in 2009.

Borno state governor Kashim Shettima on Thursday said that 176 teachers had been killed and 900 schools destroyed since 2011.

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: ‘Many dead’ in Damboa 

Damboa, 85km (53 miles) from the state capital Maiduguri, is now said to be deserted as many people have fled to neighbouring towns.

“Those who could not flee surrendered and were killed by the insurgents,” a local official, who did not want to be named, told the AFP news agency.

Boko Haram attacked the barracks in the town two weeks ago, killing several soldiers.

Nigeria’s defence ministry said the military had repelled that attack and killed at least 50 insurgents.

But residents say that since then the town has only been defended by vigilante groups.

“We were defenceless because all the security personnel, including soldiers and policemen, have withdrawn,”

UN accuses IS militants of executions, rape, forced child recruitment in Iraq

The United Nations accused Islamic State fighters in Iraq of executions, rape and forced recruitment of children during a campaign to seize much of northern Iraq, part of a conflict it said has killed almost 5,600 civilians this year.
In a report, the UN focused on a range of violations committed against civilians, particularly by the Islamic State, though it also said Iraqi forces and allied fighters had not taken precautions to protect civilians from violence.

“(This)…may also amount to war crimes,” it said in its report into months of unrest which culminated in advances by Sunni militants led by the al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State, formerly known as ISIL, across the north of the country..

Convert, pay tax, or die, Antichrist Islamic State warns Christians

Islamist insurgents have issued an ultimatum to northern Iraq’s dwindling Christian population to either convert to Islam, pay a religious levy or face death, according to a statement distributed in the militant-controlled city of Mosul.

Meanwhile, the ongoing crisis has sent the government in Baghdad into free-fall just as the opportunistic Kurds of northern Iraq have called for a referendum in the next two months to address a long-fostered desire to become an independent country. Given all of this, hopes for any kind of Sunni-Shia-Kurdish “unity” government that could save the country from collapse have been repeatedly dashed. Making matters worse, with thousands of Iraqis being slaughtered every month and the country coming apart at the seams, even the Shiites in the country’s parliament seem deadlocked. “Things are moving faster than the politicians can make decisions,” a senior Shiite member of parliament told a reporter.

No wonder the Iraqi army won’t stand its ground when facing ISIS fighters, who are more than willing to die for their cause. What exactly is it to die defending? And it’s not just army troops who are refusing to put their lives on the line for Nouri al-Maliki. Powerful Sunni tribal leaders in Iraq’s volatile Anbar Province are also refusing to fight for Maliki, too. In a recent interview, Sheikh Hatem al-Suleiman, head of the Dulaimi tribe, insisted that Maliki was more dangerous than the ISIS fighters, adding, “I believe that Maliki is responsible for ISIS coming to Iraq.”

Washington’s man in Baghdad for so long, Maliki himself now adds to the crisis by refusing to budge, no matter the pressure from his former patrons and Shiite religious leaders.

As Iraq’s disintegration into darkness progresses, it sickens me to think of all the Iraqis I met and became friends with, who have since been killed, disappeared, or have become refugees. What is left of Iraq, this mess that is no longer a country, should be considered the legacy of decades of U.S. policy there, dating back to the moment when Saddam Hussein was in power and enjoyed Washington’s support. With Maliki, it has simply been a different dictator, enjoying even more such support (until these last weeks), and using similarly barbaric tactics against Iraqis.

Today, Washington’s policies continue in the same mindless way as more fuel is rushed to the bonfire that is incinerating Iraq.

For Americans, it was like the news from nowhere. Years had passed since reporters bothered to head for the country we invaded and blew a hole through back in 2003, the country once known as Iraq that our occupation drove into a never-ending sectarian nightmare. In 2011, the last U.S. combat troops slipped out of the country, their heads “held high,” as President Obama proclaimed at the time, and Iraq ceased to be news for Americans.

So the headlines of recent weeks – Iraq Army collapses! Iraq’s second largest city falls to insurgents! Terrorist Caliphate established in Middle East! – couldn’t have seemed more shockingly out of the blue. Suddenly, reporters flooded back in, the Bush-era neocons who had planned and supported the invasion and occupation were writing op-eds as if it were yesterday, and Iraq was again the story of the moment as the post-post-mortems began to appear and commentators began asking: How in the world could this be happening?

How Iraq Was Demolished By Washington’s Intervention, Incoherence And Arrogance 

An Iraqi friend I’ve known since 2003, living in a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, emailed me recently. He had made it through the sectarian bloodletting of 2006-2007 in which many of his Sunni compatriots were killed or driven from the capital, and this is the picture he painted of what life is now like for him, his wife, and their small children:

“All the dangers faced by Iraqis from the occupation – arrests, torture, car bombs, and sectarian violence – those killings have become like a toy in comparison to what we are facing these days. Fighting has spread in all directions from the north, east, and west of Baghdad. Much of the fighting is between the government and Sunni insurgents who have suffered a lot from the injustice of Maliki’s sectarian government.”

As for his daily life, he described it this way:

“As a result of this fighting, we can’t sleep because of our fear of the uncertainty of the situation, and because of the random arrests of innocent Sunni people. Each day I awake and find myself in a very hard and bad situation and now am trying to think of any way I can to leave here and save my family. Most of my neighbors left back when it was easier to leave. Now, we have both the U.S. and Iran helping the Iraqi government, and this will only make the fighting that is going on across Iraq much worse.

“Life in Iraq has become impossible, and even more dangerous, and there is now no way to leave here. To the north, west, and east of Baghdad there is fighting, and with so many groups of Shiite militias in the south, it is not safe for us to go there because of the sectarianism that was never here before the invasion. The price for bus tickets has become very expensive and they are all booked up for months. So many Iraqi families and I are trapped in the middle now.”

“Every day, the Iraqi army is raiding homes and arresting many innocent people. So many dead bodies are to be found at the Baghdad morgue in the days following the mass arrests in Sunni areas.”

He concluded his email on a stark note, reminiscent of the sorts of things I regularly heard when I was in Iraq covering the brutal results of the U.S. occupation. “Horror, fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future – this is the new democratic Iraq.”

And don’t for a second think that this summer it’s just Sunni communities who are living in fear. Claims of massacres and other atrocities being carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the group spearheading the Sunni revolt across the northern and western parts of the country, abound along with well-documented accounts of their brutal tactics against Shiites

NWO 911 Obozo’s Sodomite 666 United Socialist Corporate States military fears al-Qaeda comeback in Afghanistan

The US military fears that al-Qaeda could stage a comeback in Afghanistan and terrorise the world if Pakistan and Afghanistan do not keep pressure on extremists across the border. Top US commander, General Joseph Dunford said on Thursday that in absence of pressure on extremists, there was a significant risk that al-Qaeda could repopulate Afghanistan and resume efforts to plot attacks against the US.

US President Barack Obama has backed Israeli’s right to self-defence, but warned against escalation in Gaza.

Speaking to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, he underlined his support for Israel’s right to defend itself against Palestinian militants.

But he said he was “deeply concerned” about civilian losses, with the Palestinian death toll now over 300.

Gaza conflict: Obozo The POTUS Clown warns Israel amid rising death toll

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu consulted by telephone with US President Barack Obama on Friday evening over the Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip and the continuing Palestinian rocket fire.

During the conversation, rocket sirens sounded. Netanyahu told Obama that millions of Israeli civilians were being forced to endure the sirens.

Netanyahu told Obama that Hamas was responsible for the harm done to Palestinian civilians in Gaza who are being used as human shields. The premier mentioned UNRWA’s acknowledgement that Hamas had hid rockets underneath one of the UN agency’s schools in Gaza.

The prime minister thanked Obama for Washington’s support for Israel’s right to defend itself as well as American backing for the Iron Dome project.

Obama on Friday said he spoke to Netanyahu about the situation in Gaza, underscoring the US support for Israel to defend itself but raising concerns about consequences of wider conflict.

Rocket sirens sound during Antichrist Netanyahu’s phone conversation with Antichrist Obozo The POTUS Clown

Lo, a day hath come to Jehovah, And divided hath been thy spoil in thy midst.
2 And I have gathered all the nations unto Jerusalem to battle, And captured hath been the city, And spoiled have been the houses, And the women are lain with, Gone forth hath half the city in a removal, And the remnant of the people are not cut off from the city. 3 And gone forth hath Jehovah, And He hath fought against those nations, As in the day of His fighting in a day of conflict.

And this is the plague with which Jehovah Doth plague all the peoples who have warred against Jerusalem, He hath consumed away its flesh, And it is standing on its feet, And its eyes are consumed in their holes, And its tongue is consumed in their mouth. 13 And it hath come to pass, in that day, A great destruction [from] Jehovah is among them, And they have seized each the hand of his neighbour, And gone up hath his hand against the hand of his neighbour.
14 And also Judah is fought with in Jerusalem, And gathered hath been the force of all the nations round about, Gold, and silver, and apparel, in great abundance. 15 And so is the plague of the horse, of the mule, Of the camel, and of the ass, And of all the cattle that are in these camps, As this plague.

16 And it hath come to pass, Every one who hath been left of all the nations, Who are coming in against Jerusalem, They have also gone up from year to year, To bow themselves to the King, Jehovah of Hosts, And to celebrate the feast of the booths.
17 And it hath come to pass, That he who doth not go up of the families of the land unto Jerusalem, To bow himself to the King, Jehovah of Hosts, Even on them there is no shower.

Learning nothing from history, the would-be peace brokers forgot that the first rule for peace-makers, inspired by the Hippocratic Oath for doctors, is “first, do no harm.” Instead, as a result of their arrogance and ineptness, millions of Israelis are being targeted in waves of missile barrages, while Palestinians in Gaza are hit in counterattacks against the concrete bunkers where the weapons are stored, below houses, schools and mosques.

Looking back to July 2013, relations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority were about as good as they ever get. Hamas was isolated, and limited to a few sporadic rocket attacks. On the West Bank, despite conflict over settlements and Palestinian incitement, cooperation was quietly growing, with the emphasis on constructive economic development. While most of the Middle East was in the midst of major turmoil and instability, including Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya and Egypt, Israeli-Palestinian relations were notably calm.

But Kerry and Indyk could not leave well enough alone — whether due to their own egos or a total misunderstanding of Middle East realities, they orchestrated and imposed yet another misguided “peace process.”

The war that Obozo’s Skull And Bones Kerry and Indyk began

The wisdom of The LORD, who is blind to His measure? Who is deaf to His prophetic revelation? How are the lost gathered but by the image of The Beast? Upon the Threshing Floor is the measure of Solomon’s want. Risen, among the numbered Saints, in the Eyes of Yahshua The mercy of The Father proclaimed, Solomon’s weight gives rise to The Wheat.

All nations have heard the name of our Father and His Mercy, Yahshua Christ Jesus The Lamb Of God.

The leaders of the nations and Israel know the measure of Jerusalem and the want for the  peace and security of The City of Babylon, as it were Sodom and Egypt. Jerusalem is now set as meat upon their table, as wheat upon the Threshing Floor.

Who’s mark has sealed the nations and Israel? Who’s measure gives rise to the Wheat among the nations and Israel? The wine of wrath is fulfilled, the cup of fornication is cast down, and the weight of the nations and Israel is now the seal of want for ”the covenant with many”. The time has come for Solomon’s offering upon the altar built by the spirit of Moloch, confirming the measure of a man, his name and number. By peace shall he destroy many, sudden destruction flows from the covenant with many.

The leader of Israel, and those of the nations, have sought to seal the covenant that brings sudden destruction and confirms the Antichrist given the power to kill the prophets of Yahshua in Jerusalem. They, the nations and Israel, do reject the name of Yahweh Yahshua. I AM SALVATION means nothing to them. It is the image of a man, his name, sealed upon their heads, leading them to slaughter. The mercy of our Father in Christ is not their offer, they have no sustaining cause. Destruction and death is sealed upon them. The prophetic strong delusion, given to them by The LORD, is now confirmed before this generation. Israel and the nations have rejected the prophetic revelation of The Lord of The Sabbath, The Lord of The Harvest and Israel. Israel and the nations cup is full, they reject The Truth, the sustaining mercy of our Father in Christ risen and confirmed among His Saints.

What nation is the rod by which judgment comes? What nation is this that overcomes the enemies of Solomon? Who does not see the wisdom of our Father in Israel and the mercy of Yahshua among all nations standing fast doing no harm?

The fool seals peace when there is no measure for mercy in their cup. The fool hears no revelation and sells wisdom for the want of Babylon.

In the name of our Father in Christ fear not, judgment cometh.

The European Union called on Friday for a lasting solution that will ensure peace and security for both the Israelis and the Palestinians.

European Union calls on both sides to de-escalate situation, end violence

Security Council meets at Jordan’s behest 24 hours after IDF sends ground troops into Gaza; Palestinians threaten to go to The Hague; Ban to travel to region on Saturday.

The council met to discuss the situation in the region, at the request of Jordan and Turkey.

Meanwhile, a senior UN official said that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to the Middle East on Saturday in a bid to end the fighting, and is alarmed at a serious escalation that includes the new ground offensive by Israel.

UN Security Council holds emergency debate on Gaza crisis 

With large anti-Israel protests in London, Paris, Brussels, and Madrid, the social media PR blitzkrieg continues between the IDF and Hamas. Palestinian officials claim over 100 civilian deaths in the last 48 hours (and over 330 since Operation Protective Edge began). Israel continues to reference the ongoing bombardment of rockets from Gaza (militants in Gaza have launched 1,663 rockets…The IDF has struck “2,300 terror targets” in Gaza). As LA Times reports, fighting continued above and below ground Saturday as Israeli soldiers have located dozens of shafts dug under homes and green houses leading to 13 tunnels. CNN reports local witnesses saying very 30 seconds to a minute a shell comes down in or around Beit Lahya. Perhaps most fascinating is The IDF claims that their forces have been attacked by explosive-laden “suicide donkeys.”

Death Toll Hits 330 As Israel Uncovers 13 Tunnels, Faces “Suicide Donkeys”

“Right now, the world is in mourning, but it will quickly enter the anger stage, and that is dangerous for Russia,” said Garrett Khoury, the director of research at The Eastern Project. “As usual, though, in the end it comes down to Putin. He’s shown he can push, inflame, and escalate. Can he now show an ability to deescalate?”

“Ukrainian government now under much more pressure to remove the separatists by force. There’s a better chance that they secure meaningful military support (including weapons) from the U.S. and nonmilitary from the EU,” Bremmer wrote in an email to BI.

“But the Russians will deny any involvement and demand protection of the Russians on the ground. Likelihood of escalation has just increased significantly.”

Ukraine Could Soon Get Much Worse

Dozens of people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said.

There had been six deaths from lightning strikes in the central province of Jiangxi since last Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

There were other fatalities from lightning in Guizhou in the southwest, it said, where a total of seven people died.

A landslide in the province early Thursday buried eight people, Xinhua said, with two rescued by mid-morning but six still missing.

Another landslide in the southwestern province of Yunnan on Wednesday left at least nine people dead, Xinhua said.

Officials are bracing for more devastation, the China Daily said, reporting a warning that “local authorities should make full-scale preparations for geological disasters that could be triggered by rains”.

The most severe downpours, which began on Sunday night, destroyed 5,800 homes and damaged another 16,300 in Guizhou, Xinhua said, in a report late Wednesday.

Three people were reported missing and more than 91,000 relocated in the province, the report added.

Five people were killed and 14 missing in landslides in Anhua county in Hunan, also in central China. Across the province the torrential rain has destroyed 1,330 homes and forced 283,000 people to be relocated.

Meanwhile, Typhoon Rammasun, which has wreaked havoc and killed at least 38 people in the Philippines, is expected to make landfall in China’s southern province of Hainan on Friday, forecasters said, packing winds of 140 kph (87 mph).

China lightning, floods and landslides leave dozens dead

The disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, officials said.
While Tropical Storm Matmo was not forecast to hit the main island of Luzon, the weather service warned it would still bring heavy rains to the area over the weekend, along with the threat of flash floods or landslides.

Philippines: Typhoon Rammasun toll surges to 77

“This unfortunately, is not going to be a one-day or one-week event,” Inslee said.

Western Wildfires Run Rampant, Residents Evacuate

A raging wildfire in central Washington has wiped most of a small town off the map – destroying 100 homes as it whips out of control across 260 square miles of dry forest – and fears are now growing that it will claim a second community.
The Carlton Complex fire grew by nearly ten times Friday as four fires horrifically merged into one and exploded across the small village of Pateros, officials said. Residents of the town of Malott and outlying areas of nearby Brewster have been evacuated as flames rages only miles from their homes.

‘We basically evacuated the whole town’ of Malott, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said Friday night. Those living in outlying areas of Brewster were also told to leave.
Malott is home to about 500 people, while the population of Brewster is about 2,400.

Scorched earth: Over a HUNDRED homes burned to the ground as huge Washington wildfire burns town to the ground

More than 80% of California is now in an extreme drought, according to new data by the National Weather Service.

The NWS’ Drought Monitor Update for July 15 shows 81% of California in the category of extreme drought or worse, up from 78%. Three months ago, it was 68%

80% of California is now in extreme drought, new data show

Now these be the last words of David.

David the son of Jesse said,
and the man who was raised up on high,
the anointed of the God of Jacob,
and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,
2 The Spirit of the Lord spake by me,
and his word was in my tongue.
3 The God of Israel said,
the Rock of Israel spake to me,
He that ruleth over men must be just,
ruling in the fear of God.
4 And he shall be as the light of the morning,
when the sun riseth,
even a morning without clouds;
as the tender grass springing out of the earth
by clear shining after rain.
5 Although my house be not so with God;
yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant,
ordered in all things, and sure:
for this is all my salvation, and all my desire,
although he make it not to grow.
6 But the sons of Belial shall be all of them as thorns thrust away,
because they cannot be taken with hands:
7 but the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron
and the staff of a spear;
and they shall be utterly burned with fire in the same place.

71814 Gleaning _|/

ROSETTA COMET IS A CONTACT BINARY: The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe is approaching Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for a historic mission to orbit and land on the comet’s nucleus. As Rosetta approaches the comet (now less than 10,000 km away), the form of the nucleus is coming into focus. And it is strange:

Some observers have noted the comet’s resemblance to a rubber duck. The technical term is “contact binary.” One elongated object appears stuck to a smaller bulbous piece. No one knows how the comet came to be this way. It could be the result of a slow-motion “sticky collision” between two objects, an odd-shaped fragment of a catastrophic impact, or something else entirely. One thing is sure: This could present some interesting challenges for Philae, the probe’s lander, which is slated to touch down on the comet’s surface in early November.

Many questions will be answered by August 6th when Rosetta reaches 67P and goes into orbit. Stay tuned!

China on Friday braced for a powerful super typhoon heading for its southern coast after the storm left a trail of destruction and at least 40 dead in the neighbouring Philippines.

China braces for Super Typhoon Rammasun

Syria, Iraq, Gaza, Israel and Libya.
Each with its unique crisis, but all now unified in a heightened sense of anxiety as years of conflict come to a head.
“I would argue,” U.S. Sen. John McCain said this week, “that given conditions in the Middle East, this might be more dangerous than any time in the past.”

How did this happen? Iraq, Syria, Gaza and Libya all in flames 

The famous Old Testament prophet Jonah’s resting place has been under attack by Muslim extremists who say they’ve destroyed his tomb in the Iraqi province of Ninevah. ISIS terrorists continue to demolish churches, tombs, ancient shrines and anything else that offends them in Iraq and Syria.

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has distributed videos to news media such as Britain’s Daily Mail showing ISIS militants smashing what they claim to be Jonah’s tomb. The prophet, whose story is told in the Bible’s Book of Jonah, is best known for being swallowed by a giant fish, then repenting of his rebellion and obeying God’s command to preach to the evil in Ninevah.

These extremists claim they are headed to Mecca and destroy Islam’s most sacred shrine – visited by millions of Muslim pilgrims each year.

Muslim Extremists, ISIS Claim They Have Destroyed Jonah’s Tomb In Ninevah

Health officials in Gaza said 28 Palestinians were killed since the Israeli ground offensive began late Thursday, and as WaPo reports, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday that he has ordered Israel’s military to prepare for “a significant expansion” of its ground offensive into the Gaza Strip, declaring that tunnels built by Hamas could not be destroyed solely through airstrikes. As The Guardian reports, according to military analyst Alex Fishman, writing in Yedioth Ahronoth: “The tanks, which serve as the heart of the assault force, received an order to open fire at anything that moved.” Hamas warned Israel of the “dreadful consequences” of the conflict’s escalation, while the US urged its close ally to restrict itself to a “precise” operation.

As Israel Overruns Gaza, Tanks Ordered To “Open Fire At Anything That Moves”

“We need to go in and finish the job. We need to eliminate every terrorist. They have no immunity.” said Uri Ariel, a Cabinet minister from the hardline Jewish Home party.

Israeli troops push into Gaza as Netanyahu warns of expanded ground assault

“We have been witnessing this systematic genocide every Ramadan since 1948. The world remains silent because those who lost their lives are Palestinian,” Erdogan told a meeting of Islamic scholars in Istanbul to mark Ramadan, Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News reported.

Erdogan accuses Israel of attempting a ‘systematic genocide’ 

The United Nations is investigating how 20 rockets ended up in one of its vacant schools in Gaza, which are closed for summer vacation.

The rockets were found on Tuesday during a regular inspection by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees of its facilities, but information about the find was only released Thursday.

UNRWA investigating 20 rockets found in one of its vacant schools 

“Thank you Netanyahu and may God give us more people like you to destroy Hamas!” Wrote Azza Sami, who works at the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram.

Egypt has not forgiven Hamas for its alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood, and its involvement in terrorist attacks against Egyptian civilians and soldiers over the past year.

Arab leaders thank PM Benjamin Netanyahu for destroying Hamas

Report: 3 more Colorado residents diagnosed with pneumonic plague, bringing total reported to 4 in the state – Please note V’s 4 STAR GENERAL INTERVIEW STATED THE PNEUMONIC PLAGUE RELEASE WAS A TEST!

With it now being common knowledge that 100 leading international AIDS scientists were on board the doomed flight MH17, 100 new names have been added to a rapidly growing list of now dead scientists, chemists, astronomers and engineers as the MH17 mystery takes a new turn as shared in the 1st and 3rd videos below. In the 1st video, called “Malaysian Flight MH17 Bomb On Board To Kill Joep Lange”, our videographer shares why he feels that Lange, President of the International AIDS Society from 2002 to 2004, was targeted.

Doomsday Ultimate Reaper Virus Unleashed? 100 Scientists Added To Dead Scientist List After MH17 Is Shot Down


Earlier, when we commented in the abnormality in the flight path of flight MH-17 we said that “perhaps before coming to “certain” conclusion about the involvement of this rebel or that, the key questions one should ask before casting blame, is why did the pilot divert from his usual flight plan, why did he fly above restricted airspace, and just what, if any instructions, did Kiev air control give the pilot in the minutes before the tragic explosion?”

The simple answer would have come if Ukraine had merely released the Air Traffic Control recording from the tower and flight MH 17, something Malaysia did in the aftermath of the disappearance of flight MH 370, which at last check has still not been uncovered.

Ukraine’s Security Service Has Confiscated Air Traffic Control Recordings With Malaysian Jet

It now appears that answer will not be forthcoming because as the BBC reports “Ukraine’s SBU security service has confiscated recordings of conversations between Ukrainian air traffic control officers and the crew of the doomed airliner, a source in Kiev has told Interfax news agency.”

What happens to the recordings next is completely unknown. What is known is that any hope of getting an undoctored explanation why the plane flew as it did, or what the pilots may have seen or said in the moments before the explosion, is forever gone.

It also means that any hope of actually working with facts instead of emotional appeals, and getting to the bottom of the Malaysian airline tragedy, resides in what may be recorded by the black box, whose location right now is now exactly clear.

In other words, even more fact-free confusion and speculation which is just what a propaganda-based reporting system needs.

And so, just like in the case of flight MH-370, what actually happened with MH-17 may never be known.

This past week the mainstream coverage of the Ukrainian civil war has focused on Kiev’s move to encircle Donetsk. However there are reports coming out of the east right now that indicate that the Ukrainian troops may have just walked into a trap. Specifically the separatists claim to have encircled western troops and have completely stalled their advance.

Note that this report is coming from those who openly support the separatists, and the claim that Kiev’s forces have been encircled has yet to be confirmed by any major outlets, however Reuters does confirm that the Ukrainian troops have suffered heavy casualties in the past 24 hours, and there are separate reports that the separatists have managed to gain control of a new town on the Russian border within that same time period.

Five Reasons The Situation in Eastern Ukraine is About to Become Much More Dangerous

Everyone agrees that the sniper attack in Ukraine which started the regime change was a false flag attack.

Eric Zuesse claims false flags are continuing to this day in Ukraine:

Was the Shootdown of the Passenger Jet Over Ukraine a False Flag?

Who benefits?

Obama Definitely Caused the Malaysian Airliner to Be Downed 

These people have been enduring lots of those sorts of attacks ever since the Ukrainian Government started an ethnic cleansing against the residents in the southeastern half of Ukraine, ethnic cleansing that began about two months after the February 2014 coup d’etat which U.S. President Barack Obama had arranged to overthrow Viktor Yanukovych, the President that these people, the residents in southeastern Ukraine, had elected as Ukraine’s President in 2010. And, then, Obama’s agent, Victoria Nuland, told America’s Ambassador in Ukraine to appoint the banker Arseniy Yatsenyuk or “Yats” to run the country as the Prime Minister, and Yats promptly became the nation’s Prime Minister. And this ethnic cleansing campaign is the direct result of that.

Now, why is the New Silk Road important? Simple, transporting goods takes 45 days via sea route and only 14 days via the overland New Silk Road. This is why Central Asia is pivotal to the work that is currently being forged by the Sino-Russian Nexus in expectancy of a post-dollar world. The EAI will build momentum from Europe, through Central Asia, into Russia and China and cut into North and South Korea. Interestingly, North Korea will be the center of a major coup in what the Guerrilla calls the “Kim”Chi Coup.

With the Central Asian nations finally being brought in line, the Guerrilla sees only one missing piece of this equation—there can be no EurAsian Trade Zone without Ukraine. The reason why Ukraine is central to the equation is as follows: Ukraine has an economic output second only to Russia, hence the reason the Guerrilla believes that a Russian response to recapture the state is soon at hand.

Ukraine is considered necessary for the success of the EEU. Ukraine is necessary to finalize the EIA, and they need Ukraine, the missing piece, to accomplish the vaunted Eurasian Trade Zone. The Guerrilla says to get ready for the Russian Spring. On top of all of this, Big Red is the financier to make the post-dollar world a vivid reality. Truly, it is all shaping up to be a New World Reordered.

The correlation between the Fed’s monetary heroin production and the stock market will break down as the market normalizes.

The Coming Crash Is Simply the Normalization of a Mispriced Market

The question is: is correlation causation? In other words, will the market continue to loft higher regardless of any other inputs as long as the Fed is pushing some kind of monetary heroin into the financial sector?

As noted on the chart of the Fed balance sheet, the Fed’s purchases of Treasury bonds and home mortgages are both rolling over (tapering), and so the Fed has been substituting another form of synthetic monetary heroin (reverse repos) to suppress the much-needed and long-delayed normalization of the economy and stock market.

Suppressing the next fire will take more than the reverse repo squirt-gun. Given the tremendous forces needing to be normalized, the correlation between the Fed’s monetary heroin production and the stock market will break down as the market normalizes, much to the shock of all the financial deadwood that’s been protected all these years.

To those who believe the correlation of Fed monetary heroin and the stock market is eternal and cannot possibly come undone, please consider this line from songwriter Jackson Browne: Don’t think it won’t happen just because it hasn’t happened yet.

Remember Peggy Joseph?

She’s the woman who swooned over Barack Obama’s every word and was so excited about the fact that all her problems would be solved once he became President that she broke down in tears. In a video that went viral just days before the election in October of 2008 Joseph showed her exuberance and unwavering commitment to hope and change by exclaiming that she would no longer have to worry about putting gas in her car or paying her mortgage.

“If I help him,” Joseph proclaimed, “he’s going to help me.”

Filmmaker Joel Gilbert, who produced the new documentary There’s No Place Like Utopia decided to give Joseph a visit to see how all that hopey changey thing was working out for her. You may or may not be surprised to learn that she’s still waiting for those promises to come true.

In the following video Gilbert, who gifted Joseph with some ruby slippers presumably to help her return from her fairy tale ride, asks her if Obama helped pay for her mortgage and gas.

Hahaha… Absolutely not. My mortgage got worse and gas prices got higher.

During that time we needed a change, but a change for the better and not for the worse.

He had a very big voice, just like the Wizard of Oz. The wizard was this teeny teeny tiny man… and I think it’s the same thing with Obama… the man behind the curtain… not who we thought or expected him to be.

I was Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz… that’s how I feel… I was Dorothy.

I started getting a little more educated about politics and reading more. What I learned is, ‘never trust a wizard.’

It’s within ourselves to have the determination, the courage and the brains to bring us to our destiny.

Truth and honesty are important… He lied about everything.

Woman Who Thought Obama Would Pay for Her Gas And Mortgage: “He Lied About Everything”

71714 Gleaning All Is Quite On The Sun But Passenger Jet Was 911 Shot Down On Purpose In Ukraine Of Course You Know This Means War Is Confirmed TRIBULATION WARNING FROM V<<<

Almost exactly one year ago, the world was nearly brought to the verge of a global war by proxy involving the US and Russia (and Europe and China) over a staged, false flag YouTube clip “proving” the Assad regime had used toxic gas (gas that was made in Britain as it was later revealed) to kill several hundred civilians in the country’s ongoing war against what subsequently turned out to be al-Qaeda funded and trained rebels (and which now are fighting across the border with another former US-puppet state, Iraq). Luckily, back then an all out confrontation was averted in the last minute over what was ultimately nothing but a gambit by Qatar to have its gas pipeline enter Europe and leave Gazprom in the cold (literally and metaphorically).

Was he really that stupid? Or is this merely yet another false flag provocation from the same “masterminds” that tried to launch another world war to benefit a few billionaire Qatari emirs with nothing but a YouTube clip in the summer of 2013?

Ukraine Releases YouTube Clip “Proving” Rebels Shot Down Malaysian Flight MH-17 

Somehow we doubt we will ever know the true answer, but that is largely irrelevant: the opinion of the world as to who is at fault here is most certainly very much made up by now anyway, and if it isn’t, the “unbiased” media will certainly help, even it has nothing but repetitive soundbites and speculation presented as fact, in the coming days.

Stocks Plunge, Gold/VIX Spike On Worst Airline Tragedy Since 9/11

Despite an initial attempt to rally after the terrible news out of Ukraine hit, stocks were unable to mount any serious BTFD as uncertainty spread. Despite Bullard’s best efforts, bond yields crashed lower (over 7bps today) with 10Y at 2.45% near the lowest close in 13 months. Gold prices jumped over $20 (even as the USD Index flatlined – though JPY strengthened notably as risk-off set in). VIX exploded 3.7 vols (its biggest swing – 45% – since Aug 2011). Equity markets cratered into the close as Israel ground invasion news (A White House Lockdown) added to the concerns leaving all US markets red post-payrolls and red post-Yellen. The S&P 500 dropped 1.18% – its biggest drop in 3 months. The Russell 2000 is now down 2.5% year-to-date.

The S&P dropped more than 1% for the first time in over 3 months…

The Ruble was already losing ground on the back of US Sanctions but those losses accelerated markedly after the Malaysia Airliness jet crash news. This is the biggest drop in the Ruble since August 2011..

At the Fed, Yellen is given more credit than she deserves for sounding some mild concern about rising housing prices. She’s also been cited as the best forecaster on the FOMC, but given how the FOMC failed to see the crisis coming, her “success” is tantamount to declaring her the winner of a height competition among peanuts.

Yellen’s contention that she’s really out to help little people would be far more credible if she acknowledged her past anti-middle class policy positions and claimed that she’d made a Pauline conversion. But her institutional and political loyalties preclude that.

Yellen’s acting performance is strangely reminiscent of one the most disingenuous crony billionaire operating in America today: Warren Buffet. There is no single person who has fooled more people, most of the time than hamburger eating, ice-cream cone licking, cherry coke slugging. “Uncle” Warren Buffet. As I wrote in the 2011 post, A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing:.

Elizabeth Warren Torches Janet Yellen on Too-Big-To-Fail

Before you watch the video, I want to highlight an excellent article published this morning by Yves Smith over at Naked Capitalism titled, Yellen Tells Whoppers to the New Yorker. The title doesn’t do justice to the powerful and scathing critique of the fraud that is the current Federal Reserve Chairwoman. In a nutshell, the article exposes how Yellen’s acting routine is worthy of an Academy Award. In her role, she plays a caring, sweet, grandmotherly type figure all concerned about the poor and middle-class, when reality points to a career as a staunch, frontline protecter of the bankster oligarchy.

Brendan Shields, the new staff director for House Homeland Security Committee chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), fired five top policy staffers on 20 June, including McCaul’s top advisers on border security and counterterrorism. Against the backdrop of a flood of young Central American children illegally crossing the Southern border, and instability in Iraq, some observers are asking whether a sweeping turnover of committee staffers – the latest firings come on top of five other dismissals, and several resignations, since McCaul became chairman two years ago — could weaken the panel’s ability to address border security and counterterrorism policy. “I kind of wonder if Brendan Shields has turned on a television in the last six months or picked up a New York Times,” said a former government official, who was not among the fired staffers but knows people involved with the committee. “Is he not paying attention to what’s going on in Syria? In Libya? … Has he turned on CNN and seen the holding pens with thousands of children coming across the border?”

Roll Call reports that the turnover comes after McCaul’s long time chief of staff Greg Hill resigned earlier this year. Hill now works as a principal at The Chertoff Group..

Obama Wants To Disarm American Christians, While He Gives Arms To Muslims To Slaughter Christians In The Middle East

[The Christians] are the weakest of the weak because they don’t carry arms, they don’t form a militia, they don’t have a police force, and the government is too weak to protect them

This statement contains so much reality, and should ring in our ears the knowledge of tyranny’s nature. While Obama wants to seize the guns of the American conservatives, he is giving guns to the jihadists in the Middle East, who then use those same weapons to slaughter Christians. The elitist in the United States government want to make American Christians just as vulnerable as the Christians in the Middle East.

Globalist Mouthpiece Calls For The Entire Planet To Adopt The ‘National Identification 666 Mark Of The Beast System’ One European Country Has Established

Would you like to have a digital identity card that is automatically issued to you at birth? In one European nation, residents use such a card when they go to the hospital, when they do their banking, when they go shopping and even when they vote. This card has become so popular that this particular European country actually plans to start issuing them to millions of non-citizens all over the planet who request them. Never heard about this? Neither had I before this week. The Economist, a well-known mouthpiece for the global elite, is calling for the entire planet to adopt this “national identification system” that the little nation of Estonia has adopted. The Economist is touting all of the “benefits” of a “national identification card”, but are there dangers as well? Could adopting such a system potentially open the door for greater government tyranny than we have ever known before?.

V CONFIRMS 4 STAR WARning <<<—WOE—Tribulation Confirmation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8 Billion Black Op Money To Rebuild Silk Road… London Calling Vatican Great Wal Mart Of China NWO 666 military road to Hell.

Describes drone killing  American and BIO weapon plague to murder people, NWO 666 treasonous bastards ready to kill all resisters. Map Makers Mark Of The Beast By 2015, 2017 Deadline for Tribulation to already be underway.

Residents in the northern Gaza Strip said they could hear the sound of tanks entering from Beit Lahiya as we noted earlier and now the Army has confirmed:


Israeli Tanks Are Rolling Into Gaza

The Israeli military reportedly sent thousands of troops into the Gaza Strip Thursday as part of a large-scale ground operation aimed at destroying underground tunnels and other “terror infrastructure” used by Hamas to target the Jewish State.

The army said in a statement late Thursday that after 10 days of Hamas attacks, it had “initiated a ground operation within the Gaza Strip.” The army said the objective was to strike a “significant blow to Hamas’ terror infrastructure.”

Israel launches large-scale ground operation in Gaza Strip 

Solar wind and geomagnetic conditions are quiet, no changes foreseen. The ALL-QUIET-ALERT issued by SIDC yesterday remains valid..

The Earth facing side of the sun appeared spotless. Images taken by Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) on July 17, 2014 show no active sunspots on the visible solar disk. To be correct, tiny decaying AR 2113 is still visible, but its size remains so small that the plots and charts didn’t registered it.

Earth-facing side of the sun without visible sunspots

HIV diagnoses hit 20-year high

It is clear that Eastern Japan and Metropolitan Tokyo have been contaminated with radiation [...] contamination in the east part [of Tokyo] is 1000-4000 Bq/kg and the west part is 300-1000 Bq/kg. [...] 0.5-1.5 Bq/kg before 2011. [...] Tokyo should no longer be inhabited.

Japan Doctor: “Tokyo should no longer be inhabited” — Everyone here is a victim of Fukushima — People truly suffering — Bleeding under skin, urinary hemorrhaging — Children’s blood tests started changing last year — Time running short… up to physicians to save our citizens and future generations

Study: Multiple surges of radioactive substances detected far from Fukushima Daiichi — Over 10,000 times usual levels at plant — Mayor: Gov’t knew but never told us, they can’t be trusted — Worst may be yet to come; Risk of ‘much broader’ contamination — CBS: “Many miles away… spike in cesium detected this week” 

A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday.

Aircraft flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur came down near Donetsk

The aircraft was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and came down near the city of Donetsk where separatist rebels are battling Ukrainian troops.

“A civilian airliner traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has just been shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft system,” Anton Gerashchenko of the Ukrainian interior ministry told Reuters.

The Associated Press reported seeing similar launcher near the eastern Ukrainian town of Snizhne. The Buk missile system can reportedly fire missiles up to an altitude of 72,000 feet.

The incident follows a separatist claim they hit two Sukhoi-25 jets on Wednesday. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry said the second jet was hit by a portable surface-to-air missile.

The Ukrainian regime will undoubtedly use the incident to bolster its claim separatists fighting for independence from the State Department installed government in Kyiv are terrorists supported and encouraged by Russia.

While there are various questions that have already emerged from what was supposed to be Ukraine’s “slam dunk” proof confirming Russian rebel involvement in today’s MH-17 tragedy, perhaps one just as gaping question emerges when one looks at what is clearly an outlier flight path in today’s final, and tragic, departure of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777.

Perhaps the best visualization of what the issue is, comes from Vagelis Karmiros who has collated all the recent MH-17 flight paths as tracked by Flightaware and shows that while all ten most recent paths pass safely well south of the Donetsk region, and cross the zone above the Sea of Azov, it was only today’s tragic flight that passed straight overhead Donetsk.

So perhaps before coming to “certain” conclusion about the involvement of this rebel or that, the key questions one should ask before casting blame, is why did the pilot divert from his usual flight plan, why did he fly above restricted airspace, and just what, if any instructions, did Kiev air control give the pilot in the minutes before the tragic explosion?.

Was Flight MH-17 Diverted Over Restricted Airspace?

Details are starting to come together. The WSJ reports that US Intelligence detected a surface missile launch and tracked the explosion of the plane.

However, Intelligence Community Divided Over Whether Missile From Russia or E. Ukraine.

As WSJ earlier noted,

If the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed in eastern Ukraine was shot down — as US Intelligence has now confirmed — attackers would have had to use a sophisticated surface-to-air missile system, not the shoulder-fired weapons that are more accessible and easier to use.

Those weapons, nicknamed manpads, have been used in attacks against commercial aircraft in the past. But their range is much lower than the approximately 30,000-feet cruising altitude at which the Ukrainian official said Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing carrying 295 passengers and crew, was flying.

US Intelligence Confirms Malaysian Jet Brought Down By Surface-To-Air Missile

First Photos Emerge Of Malaysian Airlines Plane Wreckage

President Barack Obama imposed the biggest package of U.S. economic sanctions yet on Russia on Wednesday, hitting Russia’s largest oil producer Rosneft and other energy, financial and defense firms, with what he called significant but targeted penalties.

Obama’s latest round of sanctions came after close consultations with European leaders, who announced a less-ambitious package. The ultimate impact of the U.S. sanctions likely depends on whether the European Union follows suit.

U.S. hits oil giant Rosneft, other firms with toughest Russia sanctions


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