June 22, Tuesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. Myanmar’s military leader has visited Russia in an apparent bid to tout the regime’s ties with the Kremlin.
2. A beauty pageant contestant from Myanmar has renewed her appeal for international support to put an end to military oppression in her country.
3. The United States has said it plans to continue talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, despite the election of anti-U.S. hardliner Ebrahim Raisi as Iran’s next president.