The Daily Populous

Saturday June 4th, 2022 day edition

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Two Russian lawmakers who called on President Vladimir Putin to end the war against Ukraine have been expelled from the Communist Party.

Vasyukevich appealed to Putin to stop the war and withdraw his troops from the country.

He said he was also speaking on behalf of three Communist Party colleagues: Shulga, Natalya Kochugova and Aleksandr Sustov.

Video of Primorsky Krai Communist Party councillor Leonid Vasyukevich demanding a withdrawal of troops from Ukraine on behalf of himself and four colleagues.

The head of the Primorsky assembly's Communist Party faction, Anatoly Dolgachev, has now told state-run newspaper Kommersant that Vasyukevich and Shulga have been expelled for "discrediting the party.".

Last Friday, Dolgachev had pledged to take "tough action" against the pair, saying their words "discredit the honor" of the party.

Newsweek has reached out to Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the legislative assembly of the Primorsky region for comment. »

Louie Gohmert Whines That Republicans Aren’t Allowed to Lie to the FBI — Which Is a Felony

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) wasted no time hustling over to Newsmax to utter an odd complaint, griping that Republicans “can’t even lie to Congress or lie to an FBI agent or they’re coming after you.”.

Rep Louie Gohmert on Navarro indictment: "If you're a Republican, you can't even lie to Congress or lie to an FBI agent or they're coming after you" — Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) June 3, 2022.

The jury, Gohmert theorized, “said, ‘Look, [Sussman] is a Democrat and of course they’re going to lie. »

Former police officer arrested outside US Capitol with ammunition, fake badge and body armor

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(CNN) The US Capitol Police on Friday charged a retired New York police officer with unlawful possession of high-capacity magazines and unregistered ammunition, according to the agency.

Felipe had parked his 2017 Dodge Challenger near the Capitol and allowed officers to search it, according to a USCP statement.

Officers found a "BB gun, two ballistic vests, several high capacity magazines, and other ammunition in the car," the statement said. »

Bowing to the Prince

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Over a year later, however, it appears that the president plans to travel to Saudi Arabia in the first Middle East visit of his presidency.

But the problem is not just that a presidential visit to Riyadh would so obviously illustrate a compromise on principles.

Any presidential visit to a foreign country is a high-stakes affair, and the stakes in Saudi Arabia could not be higher. »

Sega has announced a Mega Drive Mini 2, including Mega CD games

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The Mega Drive Mini 2 will include 50 Mega Drive and Mega CD titles, including arcade ports and what Sega describes as a “mysterious new work”.

The version on the Mega Drive 2 Mini is a new Mega Drive port based on its sequel, Super Fantasy Zone.

Further reading Mega Drive Mini 2 – we explain every game confirmed so far Your guide to every game coming to the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis Mini 2. »