The other side of the USA
US billionaires grow their fortune by over $500 mln during pandemic
Since March 18, the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, US billionaires have increased their wealth by a total of over $500 bln, according to the Institute for Policy Studies report. The study …
Crowd tries to boo New York City mayor off stage at George Floyd rally in Brooklyn
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio attempted to address a rally in Brooklyn on Thursday, but the crowd shouted him down, a TASS correspondent reported from the site.
A rally in memory of George Floyd …
Union slams US for violence against reporters to conceal brutal response to protests
US officials must stop the war against reporters and media freedom led by US President Donald Trump, General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Anthony Bellanger told TASS …
Over 10,000 people detained in US since start of mass protests
Over 10,000 people have been detained in the US since the start of mass protests in response to the death of US national George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, AP news agency …
Trump believes he won’t need to invoke Insurrection Act
US President Donald Trump said in an interview with Newsmax TV on Wednesday he does not believe that he would have to invoke the Insurrection Act, which allows the US president to use the armed forces …
Secretary of Defense urges US service members to stay apolitical amid riots
The US military should stay apolitical in the turbulent times caused by the killing of Afro-American George Floyd, but should remain committed to defending the Constitution of the United States, …
G7: with or without Russia?
Last Monday saw Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have a telephone conversation. As the Kremlin press service reported earlier, the two leaders noted the importance of …
Merkel turns away from Trump
US President Donald Trump very much wanted to send a "great signal of normalization" in the US amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This signal should have been the June G7 summit in the White House. As noted …
The Blue Cities Burn
On Monday 25 May, Dereck Chauvin was a respected officer of the Minneapolis police force. By Friday, he was unemployed and charged with one count of murder and manslaughter for killing George Floyd. …
Protesters in Washington D.C. smash storefront windows
On Sunday evening, protesters began to smash shop windows downtown Washington D.C. near the White House, the TASS correspondent reported from the scene of the protests.
Young people in dark clothes …