The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-11

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5 articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela, Anglo-5, Defense, United-States, United-Kingdom, China.
Tags in this brief: Maduro, Moscow, Russia, Venezuela, Helicopter, US, Defense, UK, China, LATAM.

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MAJOR: Moscow Confirms It Is Siding With Venezuela Against US Aggression

Published 2019-01-11 20:12:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned US attempts to form an alternative Venezuelan government, stifling the Latin American country with sanctions. “The brazen line of Washington’s unconstitutional formation of alternative structures of government in Venezuela, the attempts to ignore reality, designate Venezuelan authorities as legitimate and deny this to others, suffocating the country with sanctions, leading to a deterioration of the socioeconomic situation and reaching painfully the pockets of ordinary Venezuelans, is an undisputed offensive against Venezuela’s sovereignty,” the commentary said on the website of the Russian ministry. Recently, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had discussed… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Moscow, Russia, Venezuela


SEE the New Russian Helicopter That Will Surpass its American Rival

Published 2019-01-11 19:05:13 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – An updated version of the Mi-28NM Nochnoi Okhotnik (Night Hunter) combat helicopter will be delivered to the Russian Army soon. The aircraft has been enhanced with increased stealth and target detection capabilities, increased engine power and the installation of high-precision missiles. Advanced technology on board Considering there are more advantages than disadvantages in the “dual” pilot system of the previous version of the helicopter, military experts have decided to maintain this constructive solution. However, the new version has one more control and pedals assigned to the co-pilot sitting behind the commander, which increases the possibility of survival… Continue ->

Tags: Helicopter, Russia, US


Fourth-Dimensional Weapons in Russia: Reality or Washington’s Fear Invention?

Published 2019-01-11 17:50:26 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – US General Howard Thompson has stated that Russian hypersonic weapon technologies are far ahead of the US and can neutralize existing missile defense systems, reports The Hill. As Thompson wrote in The Hill newspaper, warheads whose speed is often faster than sound velocity have a “fourth-dimensional effect,” neutralizing US missile defense. The term “fourth-dimensional effect” mentioned in its publication means the qualitative increase in the speed of the attacks, so high that the enemy has no time to make a decision, and their anti-missile defense becomes useless. “The stark reality is that our current missile defense systems,… Continue ->

Tags: Defense, Russia, US


MAJOR: Russia READY to Take ‘Retaliatory Action’ Against UK if Allies are Threatened

Published 2019-01-11 16:46:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-Kingdom

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia has condemned British plans to open military bases in Southeast Asia and the Caribbean on Friday, saying it stands ready to take retaliatory action if its own or its allies’ interests are threatened. British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson told the Sunday Telegraph newspaper last month that London is working on plans to build two new foreign bases “in the next two years” after the country leaves the European Union. Williamson did not specify where the bases could be built, but the newspaper reported that options included Singapore or Brunei, near the South China Sea, and Montserrat… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, UK


REVERSE OUTCOME: US Attempts to Isolate Venezuela Will Only Push Maduro Closer to Putin

Published 2019-01-11 14:56:43 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – The inauguration of President Nicolas Maduro’s second term was surrounded by negative statements from neighboring countries. Roberto Santana, professor of History and International Relations of UERJ, spoke on the subject. He explained how looking beyond the West can help Venezuela to bypass the crisis and regional isolation. For Professor Roberto Santana the current crisis in Venezuela may have its beginning located in Maduro’s first electoral victory for the presidency in 2013. He points out that currently the opposition political forces in Venezuela do not recognize the electoral results that gave the victory to the Chavista as early… Continue ->

Tags: China, LATAM, Maduro, Russia, US, Venezuela


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