*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
+ The Olympian: Food waste is a climate change solution some WA Republicans and Democrats can agree on and is increasingly being recognized as a climate change issue — food systems account for over a third of the world’s planet-warming emissions.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
MSN: Ginni Thomas acknowledges she attended January 6 rally but played no role in planning it [Ed. note: And this form a Supreme Court Justice’s wife!]
Al Jazeera: Netherlands, Australia launch new case against Russia over MH17 [unrelated to the Ukraine War]
*** SELECT UKRAINE NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
NBC News: QAnon, Ukraine and ‘biolabs’: Russian propaganda efforts boosted by U.S. far right – Russian and Chinese officials have also pushed the theory, which has reached mainstream conservative media in the U.S.
BBC News: Putin changes law on leased jets to keep them flying – implementing a new law making it harder for foreign aircraft leasing companies to repossess their planes in the face of Western sanctions. Russian airlines have 515 jets leased from abroad worth about $10bn (£7.7bn). Russia could decide to thumb its nose at the rest of the world now. But one day it will want to rejoin the club – and the conditions for rejoining could be very harsh.
The Atlantic: Why the West may have to give Putin an off-ramp
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
The Defender: The CEO of one of Germany’s largest health insurance companies was abruptly fired last month after he released data suggesting German health authorities are significantly underreporting COVID-19 vaccine injuries.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM MONDAY ***