The Daily Populous

Tuesday November 8th, 2022 night edition

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In comments posted by the press service of his Concord catering firm on Russia's Facebook equivalent VKontakte, Prigozhin said: "We have interfered (in U.S. elections), we are interfering and we will continue to interfere.

Carefully, accurately, surgically and in our own way, as we know how to do.".

The remark was posted on the eve of the U.S. midterm elections in response to a request for comment from a Russian news site.

"During our pinpoint operations, we will remove both kidneys and the liver at once," Prigozhin said.

In July, the U.S. State Department offered a reward of up to $10 million US for information on Prigozhin in connection with "engagement in U.S. election interference."

In September, he admitted to founding the Kremlin-aligned Wagner Group mercenary organization, which is active in Syria, Africa and Ukraine.

Last Friday, it opened a defence technology centre in St. Petersburg, a further step by Prigozhin to highlight his military credentials. »

The New Way to Fight Climate Change

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They will argue about which countries are behind on their pledges and which are doing the most to fight the climate crisis.

The 2015 Paris climate agreement, designed for flexibility, allowed different countries to pursue diverse approaches to cutting emissions.

On many topics that have dominated global climate diplomacy, however, the endless wrangling has not generated much benefit. »

The next Mass Effect game is still in the pre-production phase of development, but it has been "proceeding very well"

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Since we last spoke about the next Mass Effect™ game, pre-production development has been proceeding very well.

The team, comprised of Mass Effect franchise veterans as well as some amazing new additions to BioWare™, has grown steadily!

Millions of you have now experienced Mass Effect Legendary Edition, as returning players or for the first time. »

Ukraine says it never refused to negotiate with Russia, wants talks with Putin successor

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The comments on Twitter by Mykhailo Podolyak followed a Washington Post report on Saturday saying the Biden administration was privately encouraging Ukraine's leaders to signal an openness to negotiate with Moscow.

"Ukraine has never refused to negotiate.

Our negotiating position is known and open," he wrote on Twitter, saying that Russia should first withdraw its troops from Ukraine. »