The Daily Populous

Tuesday October 25th, 2022 night edition

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Russia accused the West on Monday of stealing from its currency and gold reserves.

Western sanctions have frozen $640 billion worth of Russian assets.

The European Council is considering transferring those assets to Ukraine.

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Russia accused the West of stealing from Moscow's currency and gold reserves on Monday thanks to sanctions that froze Russian assets.

The Western sanctions have blocked Russian access to roughly $640 billion worth cash and gold reserves in response to the Kremlin's February 24 invasion of Ukraine.

The European Union is also considering transferring the Russian cash and gold to Ukraine, drawing criticism from the Kremlin. »

Rishi Sunak to be next Prime Minister after winning leadership contest

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Rishi Sunak will be Britain’s next prime minister after being named as the new Conservative Party leader.

Despite the compressed timetable for the leadership contest, it is clear that colleagues feel we need certainty today.

Sunak reached the final two of the leadership contest held over the summer, but lost out to Liz Truss. »

Congressional candidate Nick Begich III co-owns, holds key positions at notorious conspiracy theory organization

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Begich III declared between $115,002 and $1,050,000 in recent income from the organization on candidate financial disclosure forms.

The company’s website is rife with dubious medical advice and cryptic pseudoscientific claims about mind control, energy, telepathy, and futuristic “Star Trek” weapons.

A 2017 Vice article claims that “no man has done more to propagate the conspiratorial view of HAARP than Nick Begich.” »

Mary Trump Calls Donald Trump A Mass Murderer For His Handling Of Covid Pandemic

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Psychologist and author Mary Trump has accused her uncle, former President Donald Trump, of being a mass murderer for mishandling the coronavirus pandemic.

“That alone should have landed the former, whatever the fuck we want to call him, the mass murderer criminal Donald Trump in prison,” she added.

Mary Trump discussed a new report from the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis that showed how poorly the COVID-19 pandemic was handled during the Trump years. »

Russian forces "preparing to work under radioactive contamination" - Moscow

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LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry said on Monday that it had prepared its forces to work in conditions of radioactive contamination, after Moscow accused Ukraine of planning to detonate a "dirty bomb" - something Kyiv has strongly denied.

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told Western defence ministers on Sunday that Moscow believed Ukraine was preparing to detonate such a bomb - a device using conventional explosives packed with radioactive material to spread contamination over a wide area.

Kirillov concluded: "Work has been organised by the ministry of defence to counter possible provocations from the Ukrainian side: forces and resources have been put in readiness to perform tasks in conditions of radioactive contamination.". »