The Daily Populous

Friday March 18th, 2022 night edition

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Russian President Vladimir Putin moved his forces to launch an internationally condemned invasion of Ukraine on February 24.

The Western nations have supplied Ukraine with substantial military and humanitarian aid as the Eastern European nation works to fight back.

In a Wednesday live-streamed video address via Facebook, Greene raised concerns about the U.S. response to Ukraine.

In response, Cheney argued that Greene was pushing Putin's propaganda.

"Putin is targeting and slaughtering civilians in a brutal unprovoked war against Ukraine, a sovereign democratic nation," Cheney tweeted on Thursday morning.

While Cheney and Greene are both Republicans, they represent distinctly different factions within the GOP.

Cheney is staunchly opposed to former President Donald Trump, who has faced criticism for praising Putin as a "genius" as he launched the assault on Ukraine. »

Russian fast-food chain backed by parliament to replace McDonald’s reveals near-identical branding

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A trademark registration for the Uncle Vanya franchise was filed last week with Russian authorities, according to media reports.

The mayor of Moscow said domestic chains could replace the 250 McDonald’s restaurants in the Russian capital within a year, Russia’s Interfax news agency said.

Last week, Russia's State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin told parliament that Uncle Vanya should replace McDonald’s. »

Crusader Kings III Hits Two Million Sales Mark

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A game of almost endless variety and potential for story-telling, Crusader Kings III launched to critical acclaim and succeeded in reaching a new generation of strategy gamers.

Last month’s release of Royal Court, the first major expansion for Crusader Kings III, was also a cause for celebration, as that add-on has already topped one million sales.

"Two million is a huge milestone for us on the Crusader Kings team,” says Game Director Alex Oltner. »

How we got Putin so wrong | Stathis N. Kalyvas

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But, pay attention to what Putin is actually saying, and a very different explanation emerges.

In essence, he blamed Russia’s aggression in 2014 on the US and NATO overreach, an unneeded provocation against Russia.

Mearsheimer observed: “If you really want to wreck Russia, what you should do is to encourage it to try to conquer Ukraine. »

Pastor gifts $10,000 in gasoline cards for ‘Gas on God’ giveaway

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Pastor gifts $10,000 in gasoline cards for ‘Gas on God’ giveaway.

Pastor Brian Carn gave $35 gas cards to Charlotte residents, bemoaning moments when "people have to make a choice between gas and children going to school or eating.".

North Carolina pastor Brian Carn is shown handing out $35 gas cards to Charlotte residents as part of a $10,000 giveaway that he’s dubbed “Gas on God.” »