31 May 2014 ~ Second Update
Seven children injured in Slavyansk as Ukrainian junta's army shells residential area ~ link ~
Seven children were hurt as the Ukrainian military shelled the city of Slavyansk, a stronghold of the protesters, in the country’s South East on Friday night, Pavel Astakhov, Russia’s ombudsman for children’s rights, said.
RT Live Updates on the War in eastern Ukraine ~ link ~
US State Department claims Ukraine junta show "restraint" in military operations in eastern Ukraine ~ link ~ What lying bastards...I remember when, at least part of the time, the American Government told the truth. Now, it almost always lies, once in a blue moon they screw up in reverse and tell the truth, but that is rare. This earns the US State Department the dreaded Five BS Flag Award. Stirling
Slavyansk kids and women cross Russian border for safety on foot after Ukrainian fascists seize bus ~ link ~ A bus carrying women and children from Slavyansk, including toddlers, was stopped at a border checkpoint by Ukrainian guards. The refugees managed to cross into Russia on foot and find new transport.
The incident happened on Friday night at a border crossing between Ukraine’s Donetsk region and Russia’s Rostov region. The bus was carrying people from Slavyansk, the city that has become the scene of constant battles between local militia and troops loyal to Kiev.
There were 38 refugees on board, including 21 children aged between 2 months and 12 years, and 17 women, Rostov region spokesman Aleksandr Titov told Itar-Tass. As the vehicle was seized, they went across the border on foot with the help of Russian border guards.
Up to 80,000 Palestinians in East Jerusalem left without tap water for three months ~ link ~ The Israelis, who never seem to tire of waving guilt about how the Jews were treated by the Nazis, are acting absolutely terrible towards the civilians of Palestine. This is what is driving the Boycott Israel movement, not antisemitism. Stirling
The High Tech Antichrist ~ link ~ Interesting! Stirling
Official campaign for Scottish Independence Vote begins on Friday - Vote on 18th September 2014 ~ link ~ It looks like the YES votes are apt to win and Scotland will once again be a fully independent sovereign nation. Stirling
It might have felt like the campaign for Scottish independence has been going on for years, but Friday is the beginning of the four-month run up to the referendum. Voters will be asked a simple Yes/No question: Should Scotland be an independent county?
2014 Bilderberg Annotated Members List ~ link
The monarch’s daughters fell out of their father’s favor for speaking out against the ill treatment of women in the Gulf kingdom. It is also believed that the king was angry at the girls' mother for not giving him a son.
Two of the princesses, Sahar and Jawaher, say they are being kept against their will in two mansions inside a royal compound in the city of Jeddah, along with their other two sisters – Maha and Hala. They say they have been deprived of food for over 60 days and have very little access to water.
“It’s a horrible situation, it’s a forced famine basically. They are confining us, depriving us of food and water, freedom and rights. We are struggling, we are surviving, we are resisting, we are trying our best to stay alive,” the two sisters told RT via Skype.