Katyusha News Reference ——June 3, 2021
Ⅰ. The New Federal State of China News
1. In an interview on Newsmax June 2 night, Yan referenced a February 1, 2020 exchange from Fauci’s email dump with one of his direct reports. the CCP virus is “an unrestricted bioweapon”, and blasts Fauci and medical experts for cover-up.
2. CCP’s silencing of Tiananmen tributes extends to Hong Kong. Chinese Communist Party attempts to nearly erase what happened from collective consciousness.
3. Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on June 2 sounded off on CCP-virus’s origins, which increasing evidence is pointing to a lab in Wuhan, China. “Really, what we are is in a Biden cover-up mode because they aren’t going to hold China accountable.”
4. Dr. Anthony Fauci, in March 2020, received an email from Erik Nilsen, the Co-Founder & Interim CEO at Bio-Signal Technologies, regarding likely death rate information about the CCP-virus, to which Fauci responded, saying the email was “too long for me to read.”
Director of Infectious Disease Genomics Kristian G. Andersen at the Scripps Research Institute wrote an email February 2020 to Fauci that some of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) characteristics “(potentially) look engineered.”
5. Former NSC Chief of Staff Fred Fleitz said June 2 that U.S. foreign adversaries, such as China and Russia, are testing President Biden and his administration with recent actions, including a cyberattack on American beef companies.
6. After Dr. Anthony Fauci was pressed over how the Wuhan lab used the National Institute of Health’s funding, Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C, said on Tuesday that the chief medical advisor to the president has “not been exactly honest” throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
7. Former MI6 chief Sir Richard Dearlove says coronavirus Wuhan lab-leak theory will be difficult to prove as any evidence has likely been destroyed by CCP. He also said he thought Western countries had been naive in their trust of CCP, which he says has infiltrated scientific institutions and journals in Britain and abroad.
8. National Pulse reported on June 2, the National Institutes of Health hosted Wuhan Institute of Virology researchers at a 2011 conference focusing on scientific research that could pose a “significant threat” to human health – including manipulation of bat coronaviruses. At the event, the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s Deputy Director repeatedly asserted that his controversial lab had “no regulation” on this form of risky research.
9. CCC’s Global Times on June 2 heaped disdain on U.S. President Joe Biden’s speech on the Tulsa Race Massacre, sneering that “white supremacy” is “carved in [America’s] genes” and has produced everything from “race massacres in the colonial era” to U.S. “geopolitical tactics in modern times.
10. On June 3’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reacted to the released emails from Dr. Anthony Fauci by stating that “these emails that you’re seeing now are entirely consistent as well with what the propaganda machine inside of China was pressing and what the World Health Organization was pressing as well.”
11. Former President Donald Trump demanded on June 3 CCP pay ten trillion dollars in reparations to the United States for coronavirus deaths and destruction, as the country spent $13 trillion battling the virus.
12. London-based Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said on June 3 that Hong Kong police asked his website hosting company, Wix.com of Tel Aviv, to shut down his 2021 Hong Kong Charter website because it allegedly violated CCP’s tyrannical national security law and Wix complied with the request. Law said the incident “shows that our freedom of speech is not protected even if we are not in Hong Kong and China.” Wix issued a statement June 5 confirming the incident and apologizing for the matter. The website has since returned online.
13. Ma Fung-kwok, a pro-establishment lawmaker in Hong Kong’s Beijing-controlled government, took Chinese Communist Party (CCP) history revisionism to the next level on June 3 by claiming no one died in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
14. China’s services sector expansion slowed in May, a private sector survey showed on June 3, with weaker overseas demand and increased costs putting pressure on businesses.
15. The New York City subway authority was hacked in April, The New York Times reported on June 2, as cyberattacks have targeted America’s energy resources, meat supplies and more. The attack was orchestrated by a hacking group that is believed to have ties to the Chinese government, according to the publication.
16. Taiwan urged CCP on June 3 to return power to the people and embark on real political reform rather than avoid facing up to the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing.
17. President Donald Trump joined calls to investigate Dr. Anthony Fauci on June 3, in a statement released to reporters, after copies of Fauci’s emails were released to the public. But the former president questioned what Dr. Fauci knew about the dangerous “gain of function” research on coronaviruses taking place in the lab that may have been the source of pandemic.
18. Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, ranking member of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, and Rep. James Comer ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, are renewing their calls for their Democrat colleagues to investigate the origins of the CCP virus and “hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable.”
19. The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) has requested access to CCP coronavirus samples from Italy allegedly showing the virus circulating there in fall 2019, China’s state-run Global Times confirmed on June 2, in an attempt to investigate the potential of Italy, not China, being the origin location of the virus.
20. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed an executive order to prohibit investments in 59 companies, including marquee CCP groups such as Huawei, the telecoms equipment manufacturer, and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, CCP’s largest chipmaker, which US intelligence says is critical to the CCP military.
21. Dr. Anthony Fauci stressed keeping “an open mind” regarding the origin of coronavirus as he faces increased scrutiny over the lab-leak theory following the release of thousands of his emails.
22. CCP TWICE rejected offer for US specialists to test Wuhan lab workers for COVID antibodies as they tried to trace source of pandemic in January 2020, ex-CDC director Robert Redfield says.
23. A proposed CCP’s wind farm in Texas poses national security concerns, warned CCP-watcher and hedge fund manager Kyle Bass.
24. A panel of UK-based lawyers and rights experts investigating the plight of Uighurs in China will begin hearing evidence from witnesses on June 4, as Beijing branded it a “machine producing lies”. The tribunal plans to deliver its report in December, and while it would have no legal force, participants hope to draw international attention and spur possible action.
II. World News
1. The Biden administration is urging corporate executives and business leaders to take immediate steps to prepare for ransomware attacks, warning in a new memo that cybercriminals are shifting from stealing data to disrupting core operations.
2. The United States said Wednesday it will impose tariffs on six countries such as Britain and India over their taxes on U.S. tech companies, but noted that the action will be put on hold amid ongoing negotiations on international taxation.
3. The Pentagon on June 1 did not deny a recent Taiwanese news media report that United States special operations forces (SOF) are headed to Taiwan to help train their counterparts.
4. Global job growth will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2023 according to a report published by the UN’s International Labor Organization (ILO) on June 2. At least 220 million people were expected to be left unemployed this year, with only a slight improvement predicted for next year.
5.President Biden is expected to raise the issue of Russia-based ransomware attacks with President Vladimir Putin during their summit in Geneva later this month, the White House said Wednesday after critical infrastructure in the U.S. fell victim to another attack.
6. The European Union envoy coordinating talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal believes an agreement will be reached at the next round starting next week, he said on June 2 as the talks adjourned.
7．Russia said June 3 it will completely remove the U.S. dollar from its rainy-day fund, a move intended to counter American pressure two weeks before a summit of the two countries’ leaders. Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told an economic forum in St. Petersburg that the National Wealth Fund will turn its dollar-denominated assets into euros, yuan and gold.
8. The European Union will impose a new round of sanctions on Myanmar’s military junta and its economic interests in the coming days, EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said on June 3.
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