The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-03

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5 articles about Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Anglo-5, United-States, Vietnam.
Tags in this brief: Russia, Dollar, USD, Azov, CEPA, Ukraine, Space, Vietnam.

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Russian Self-Propelled Artillery System Breaks Range Record

Published 2019-01-03 21:31:04 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

The new Russian Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled artillery system demonstrated impressive firing range during military exercises, reports Russkoe Oruzhie, citing local media. As they say in the portal’s publication, the Russian self-propelled system can target enemy targets at a significantly greater distance than previously thought. “Targets can be hit at a distance of up to 80 kilometers,” a military expert quoted by the portal as saying. According to previously published data, it was believed that the Koalitsiya-SV 152 mm self-propelled system had a range of 70 km. The new artillery system can operate under a “fire dam” regime, ie massive continuous-range firing…. Continue ->

Tags: Russia


Anti-Dollar Front: 5 Countries That Decided to Abandon Weak US Dollar

Published 2019-01-03 16:39:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

The year 2018 was full of events that divided the world into two camps: one formed by countries that still support the use of the US currency as a universal financial tool and the other formed by those who decided to abandon the dollar. The Russian television channel RT published a list of countries that are part of the “anti-dollar front” and explained why they decided to look for an alternative to the US currency. China The current US-China trade war and the sanctions that were imposed on Beijing’s major trading partners have prompted China to take steps to reduce… Continue ->

Tags: Dollar, USD


How to be a US tax-exempt organization: find ways to smear Russia

Published 2019-01-03 14:49:03 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, United-States

CEPA’s Mission, as you see it from their home page (above) or from their videos mirroring Kiev’s position on, for instance the Sea of Azov, is to maintain the neocon positions and encourage anger at “the adversary.” But their mission statement puts it like this: Our Mission  The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, non-partisan, public policy research institute. Our mission is to promote an economically vibrant, strategically secure, and politically free Europe with close and enduring ties to the United States. Our analytical team consists of the world’s leading experts on Central-East Europe, Russia, and its neighbors…. Continue ->

Tags: Azov, CEPA, Ukraine


70% of Russia’s Space Equipment is Operated by the Russian Military, Almost Ready for Mars

Published 2019-01-03 14:34:04 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that about 70 percent of all Russian space equipment is currently operated by the military. In 2018, the Titov Space Testing Center, part of the Russian Aerospace Force, conducted all scheduled control sessions of the Russian orbital fleet. According to a statement issued by the Russian Ministry of Defense, “70% of them are operated by the Earth-based automatic control system of the Space Troops.” The Ministry of Defense also informs that in all, in the year 2018 15 spacecrafts were launched for different uses of the Plesetsk, Baikonur and Vostochni cosmodrome…. Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Space


Russia Delivers More Than 30 Lethal T-90S Tanks to Vietnam

Published 2019-01-03 14:25:54 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Vietnam

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia has supplied more than 30 modern T-90S tanks to Vietnam, and its first photos have been posted on the networks, reports Russkoe Oruzhie. As the portal indicates, before the arrival of the T-90S, the newest tanks in Vietnam were the Soviet T-62s, consisting of about 100 units. Most of the country’s tanks are obsolete T-54/55 and Chinese Type 59. In total, according to various sources, there are about 1,200 units. In the publication it is said that, with the help of foreign countries, attempts have been made to modernize these tanks. However, the variant that was… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Vietnam


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