The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 20th, 2022 morning edition

image for Zelenskyy: Bakhmut is destroying Putin's mercenaries; Russia's losses approach 100,000

Quote: "Bakhmut is the hottest spot on the entire front line - more than 1,300 km of active hostilities.

Since May, the occupiers have been trying to break our Bakhmut, but time goes by and Bakhmut is already breaking not only the Russian army, but also the Russian mercenaries who came to replace the wasted army of the occupiers.

Just think about it: Russia has now lost almost 99,000 of its soldiers in Ukraine.

Soon the occupiers’ losses will be 100,000.

Details: Zelenskyy thanked the Ukrainian soldiers who are heroically holding the Bakhmut front, Soledar, Avdiivka, Maryinka, the Kreminna front and the entire Donbas.

He emphasised that this region was one of the strongest in Ukraine before Russia came, and now the Russian Federation is "destroying it right down to the scorched earth". »

Jan. 6 committee approves criminal referrals against Trump for his role in trying to overturn the 2020 election

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“But we have gone where the facts and the law lead us, and inescapably they lead us here.”.

Pressed why Trump and Eastman were the only ones formally referred to DOJ, Raskin told reporters there was an internal debate within the committee about the scope of the referrals.

They testified that Trump launched a multipronged campaign to pressure state officials, senior Justice Department officials and Vice President Mike Pence to help overturn the election. »

Fortnite Video Game Maker Epic Games to Pay More Than Half a Billion Dollars over FTC Allegations of Privacy Violations and Unwanted Charges

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“The Justice Department takes very seriously its mission to protect consumers’ data privacy rights,” said Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta.

Epic’s video game Fortnite is generally free to download and play but charges users for in-game items such as costumes and dance moves.

The FTC alleged in two separate complaints that North Carolina-based Epic engaged in several unlawful practices. »

China’s Dangerous Decline: Washington Must Adjust as Beijing’s Troubles Mount

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Dealing with a failing China could therefore prove harder for the United States than coping with the alternative has been.

If Washington hopes to do so successfully—or at least fend off the worst of the fallout—it needs to reorient its focus, and fast.

Unfortunately for China, the reforms Xi has targeted were the same ones that had made it so successful in the intervening period. »

Hadi Choopan Is The New 2022 Mr. Olympia Champion

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Hadi Choopan was a bodybuilder who had always locked in the top 5 of the competition over the last three years.

After an emotional victory, Hadi Choopan was interviewed on stage by Bob Cicherillo, as is traditional for the Mr. Olympia champion.

Choopan took the moment to shed light on the ongoing protests in Iran – dedicating his trophy to the women of his country. »