The Daily Populous

Sunday March 6th, 2022 evening edition

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Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine has become a rare exception, its butchery in plain view via saturation coverage for anyone with a video screen.

That's right: In the struggle now uniting the free world against an autocrat's lawless aggression, America's most recent ex-President sided with the autocrat.

It's not just that Donald Trump recently hailed the "genius" of Putin's strike against Ukraine.

Since his political career began, Trump has backed Putin in ways connected directly to the Russian's quest to subjugate that country.

He sought to place a Trump Tower in Moscow even as he ran for president.

In 2013, when he staged a beauty pageant there, Trump asked on Twitter: "Will (Putin) become my new best friend?".

"I would like you to do us a favor," Trump told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in their infamous July 2019 telephone call. »

Supporting the Ukrainian People

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Throughout the past week, we have watched the news from Ukraine and the worsening humanitarian crisis that is unfolding.

Our company’s commitment is to help those impacted by this terrifying violence and to provide assistance in every way possible.

Today, we are announcing that Activision Blizzard will be suspending new sales of and in our games in Russia while this conflict continues. »

Pope Francis says 'rivers of blood' flowing in Ukraine war

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Pope Francis holds the weekly general audience at the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, March 2, 2022.

This is not just a military operation but a war which sows death, destruction and misery,” the pope said in his weekly address to crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square.

Russia says its military operation is not designed to occupy territory but to destroy Ukraine’s military capabilities and capture what it regards as its dangerous nationalist rulers. »

Endangered sharks found in cat and dog food, DNA study shows

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Pet food containing endangered sharks is being fed to cats and dogs by unwitting owners, a study has revealed.

Scientists found that several brands contained endangered species but listed only vague ingredients such as “ocean fish”, meaning that consumers are often oblivious.

Shark populations are overfished throughout the world, with declines of more than 70% in the past 50 years. »

Florida High School Student Suspended After Handing Out Pride Flags

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A Florida high school student has been suspended indefinitely after handing out pride flags during a walkout to protest the state’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

Petocz handed out 200 pride flags he said he purchased with his own money.

He went further to question the intentions of our protest, asking if pride flags were relevant to opposition to the bill.”. »