SouthFront Daily Digest – 6.11.2015

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Three million migrants will reach EU by 2017. Charlie Hebdo published two cartoons about the Russian passenger plane crash in Egypt. US intends to carry out more weapons airdrops in the Hasakeh Province of northeastern Syria, claiming the “Democratic Forces” faction has achieved massive gains in the weeks.

SouthFront Daily Digest – 6.11.2015

1. Ukraine hopes Russian natural gas price to be lower in the first quarter of next year

Ukraine will continue purchasing natural gas from Russian Gazprom until the yearend and expects the gas price to be lower in the first quarter of the next year compared with the current one. The price of the Russian natural gas for Ukraine in the fourth quarter this year stands at $227.5 per 1,000 cubic meters.

2. Migrant crisis: Three million expected to reach EU by 2017

The flow of Syrian refugees to Europe shows no sign of abating. According to the UN refugee agency UNHCR, it is expected to continue at a rate of 5,000 daily this winter. Three million migrants are likely to arrive in Europe by 2017 as the record influx via the Mediterranean continues.

3. Sick Joke? Charlie Hebdo Mocks Russian Plane Crash in Egypt

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo published two cartoons about the Russian passenger plane crash in Egypt. One of the pictures shows a jihadist of the Islamic State (IS) militant group and plane’s debris falling around him. The caption says “IS: Russian Aviation intensifies its bombing campaign.”

4. 2015 Million Mask March: Arrests in London, rush against Monsanto in DC

Protesters took to the streets in hundreds of cities around the world for the 2015 Million Mask March on Thursday, with police arresting dozens in London and activists storming the doors of biotech giant Monsanto in Washington, DC.

5. Pentagon vows more weapons drops to Syrian rebels: Claims massive gains against ISIS by largely fictional faction

US intends to carry out more weapons airdrops in the Hasakeh Province of northeastern Syria, claiming the “Democratic Forces” faction has achieved massive gains in the weeks. The Democratic Forces have been hyped by the US as a major new force against ISIS, though most analysts agree the group exists “in name only” and simply refers to the Kurdish YPG.

6. Israel Harvesting Slain Palestinians’ Organs: Palestine’s UN envoy

The Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations (UN) says the Tel Aviv regime is harvesting the organs of Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied territories.

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