The Daily Populous

Monday October 24th, 2022 night edition

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Oct 23 (Reuters) - Ukraine branded the Russian state-controlled RT media outlet as an inciter of genocide on Sunday after a presenter said Ukrainian children who saw Russians as occupiers under the Soviet Union should have been drowned.

In a show broadcast last week, RT presenter Anton Krasovsky said children who criticised Russia should have been "thrown straight into a river with a strong current".

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"They should have been drowned in the Tysyna (river)," Krasovsky said in response.

In a short segment of the interview which was shared on social media, Krasovsky also laughed at reports that Russian soldiers had raped elderly Ukrainian women during the invasion.

"Aggressive genocide incitement (we will put this person on trial for it), which has nothing to do with freedom of speech.

Russian state television, heavily controlled by the Kremlin, has been a vocal cheerleader of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. »

Former Maine police officer to be sentenced on 14 felony charges

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Jeffrey Bishop, 55, pleaded guilty last month to drug trafficking and furnishing, stealing drugs, and multiple counts of receiving stolen property.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on 14 felony charges in Machias at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 17.

Among the charges Bishop pleaded guilty to is a charge of stealing oxycodone that was in possession of the Calais Police Department. »

Silent Hill 2 Art Director Debunks Fan Theory, Confident In Remake

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The Silent Hill 2 art director has debunked a long standing fan theory, and he is confident that Bloober Team will do justice to the remake.

Masahiro Ito, the art director behind the original Silent Hill 2, has finally debunked a long standing fan theory regarding the game.

Speaking in an interview, Christophe Gans, claims that the original Silent Team is working on the next Silent Hill game. »

Salman Rushdie has lost sight in one eye and use of one hand, says agent

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Salman Rushdie has lost sight in one eye and the use of one hand after the attack he suffered while preparing to deliver a lecture in New York state two months ago, his agent has confirmed.

But in an interview with Spain’s El País, Andrew Wylie explained how serious and life-changing the attack had been.

“[His wounds] were profound, but he’s [also] lost the sight of one eye,” said Wylie. »