The Daily Populous

Wednesday August 2nd, 2023 evening edition

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History rhymes, and 20th century history may offer us insights into the effect that the invasion of Ukraine will have on Russia.

The Japanese, however, were newly industrialised, eager to form their own empire, and fighting a lot closer to home.

Meanwhile, significantly more Russian soldiers have now died in a year and a half in Ukraine than died in a decade in Afghanistan.

European energy, once dependent on Russia, has radically pivoted to other sources, and is unlikely to return to Moscow’s client lists.

Namely, both the military and the people need to join together against the government and with the same goal.

We are unlikely to see Ukrainian tanks in Red Square, but the importance of stopping Russia cannot be understated.

Eamon Driscoll is a graduate of the University of Illinois and postgraduate of Geopolitics, Territory and Security at King’s College, London. »

Taylor Swift Gives Bonuses Totaling Over $55 Million to Every Person Working on Massive Eras Tour

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TMZ previously reported that Swift, 33, gifted truckers on her tour $100,000 each ahead of her concert stop in Santa Clara over the weekend.

The Grammy winner kicked off her tour in March in Glendale, Arizona, dazzling fans with a career-spanning 44-song setlist.

Thank you a million times, for the memories that break our fall," she wrote on Instagram upon the record's release. »

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Coming To PS4 And Xbox One

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Jedi: Survivor launched at the end of April this year for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

Beyond the announcement of Jedi: Survivor for PS4 and Xbox One, Respawn said it is working on "additional performance improvements" for the existing PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S versions of Jedi: Survivor.

Respawn has a number of upcoming projects in the works, including a new Star Wars first-person shooter and an untitled Star Wars strategy game alongside developer Bit Reactor. »

FBI finds 200 sex trafficking victims, 59 missing children in two-week sweep

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The FBI found 200 sex trafficking victims and more than 125 suspects during a two-week child exploitation operation in July, federal officials said Tuesday.

During "Operation Cross County," the FBI located 59 victims of child sex trafficking and child sexual exploitation and 59 missing children.

The FBI teamed with state and local agencies to identify or arrest 126 suspects of child sexual exploitation and human trafficking and 68 suspected traffickers. »