The Daily Populous

Sunday May 29th, 2022 night edition

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Kremlin officials are hopeful that Russia will win the Ukraine war by fall, Meduza reported.

The officials expect European nations to tire of sending weapons and military aid, the report said.

Kremlin officials are hopeful that Western nations will tire of supporting Ukraine, allowing Russian win the war towards the end of the year, according to a report.

"We'll grind them down in the end," one source close to the Kremlin told the independent Russian news outlet Meduza.

The bare minimum, said one source, would be capturing the eastern Donbas region where Ukraine has been fighting since 2014.

Ukraine's allies have in recent days given statements contrary to those Meduza attributed to the Kremlin, pledging continued support.

Ukraine has long criticized the sanctions on Russia as incomplete, which it says is making the war longer and more painful. »

Enraged Americans Expected Uvalde Cops to Fight to the Death to Stop Elementary School Massacre. They Had No Legal Duty to Act.

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He entered Robb Elementary School at 11:33 a.m. and wasn’t dead until 12:58 p.m. by AP estimates.

Indeed, local training documents in Uvalde are being widely referenced, reported, and criticized in connection with this week’s shooting.

Attorney Codgell noted that teachers also do not have a legal duty to fight to the death when confronted with a mass shooter. »

SWCA 2022: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords Coming to Nintendo Switch

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The Sith are looking to crush the Old Republic and finally eliminate the Jedi — on Nintendo Switch.

Announced today at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2022, the classic RPG Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is coming to Nintendo’s popular console.

Aspyr comes to KOTOR II fresh off its successful rereleases of KOTOR, Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Outcast, and most recently, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed on Nintendo Switch. »

North Korea is calling its Covid vaccines an 'immortal potion of love' from Kim Jong Un: report

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North Korea began its Covid vaccine program — though it's currently only for soldiers, RFA said.

Covid-stricken North Korea has finally begun its vaccination program — calling the COVID-19 jabs an "immortal potion of love" from their leader Kim Jong Un, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported.

Earlier this week, US President Joe Biden said North Korea did not respond to a US offer of Covid vaccines, per the BBC. »

Proud Boys leader Tarrio loses latest bid for release from jail

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Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio speaks to the media following his release from the D.C. Central Detention Facility where he had been held since September 2021, in Washington, U.S., January 14, 2022.

May 28 (Reuters) - A judge has denied the latest request by Enrique Tarrio, the former top leader of the right-wing group the Proud Boys, for release from jail while he awaits trial on criminal charges relating to last year's attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Tarrio's attorney Nayib Hassan told reporters in March Tarrio left Washington, D.C. on Jan. 5, 2021 - a day before the attack on the Capitol. »