News Roundup 5/22/22

by | May 22, 2022

News Roundup 5/22/22

by | May 22, 2022

US News

  • Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign manager admits the campaign was unsure if Russia interfered in the election, and Hillary approved giving the information to journalists anyway. [Link]
  • Two Secret Service agents were sent home from South Korea after one assaulted a taxi driver while drunk. [Link]

Haiti

  • Recent gang clashes in Haiti killed nearly 200 people. [Link]

Russia

  • The $40 billion aid package to Ukraine includes more high-end weapons. [Link]
  • The Pentagon says Ukraine is effectively using the Howitzers it gave to its military. [Link]
  • A Ukrainian official said the US is working on a plan to sink the Russian Black Sea fleet. [Link]
  • Gen. Milley talked with his Russian counterpart, and the two agreed to keep communication lines open. [Link]
  • Russia says it will place 12 new military units along its western border. [Link]

Korea

  • Biden agreed to consider scaling up war games during his trip to South Korea. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US removed the Israeli group, Kahane Chai, from the Foreign Terrorist Organizations list. [Link]
  • Some protests over increasing food prices are happening in Iran. [Link]
  • An officer in the IRGC was assassinated in Iran. [Link]
  • The Houthi are considering extending the ceasefire set to expire on June 2nd. [Link]

Ethiopia

  • After negotiations with the Ethiopian government, the Tigrayan TPLF agrees to release 4,000 POWs. [Link]

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