The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-13

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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, Mena, Syria, Turkey, China.
Tags in this brief: Navy, Russia, Torpedo, US, Syria, Turkey, China.

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Russian Navy to Equip its Submarines with POWEFUL ‘Doomsday torpedoes’

Published 2019-01-13 18:30:00 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Submarines of the Russian Navy’s North and Pacific fleets could soon have 32 Poseidon nuclear drones, known as “Doomsday torpedoes”, capable of completely destroying coastal cities. According to the portal Russkoe Oruzhie, each of these fleets will receive two submarines that will have at most eight Poseidon drones each. Thus, it is predicted that the total number of drones of this type will reach 32 units. It is also expected that the new Russian nuclear submarine Khabarovsk, currently under construction, will also receive them. The new weapon, known as “the Doomsday Day torpedo” by its power, is… Continue ->

Tags: Navy, Russia, Torpedo


Russia Studies Decree to Shoot Down Planes, Even with Passengers On Board

Published 2019-01-13 16:56:07 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia’s Defense Ministry wants to confirm its authority to topple planes that violate Iraq’s airspace and threaten a major disaster or loss of life, including hijacked aircraft. A draft government decree prepared by the Russian Armed Forces would change the rules for engaging aircraft that violated the border, which were last revised in 1994. The old document explicitly forbids an attack on an airplane if there are passengers or hostages on board. The new document, which passed the public consultation phase this week, would eliminate the ban and allow aircraft to be downed that pose a credible… Continue ->

Tags: Russia


PEAK PARANOIA: Elite US University Introduces ‘Russian Hybrid War’ Course, Hires Hysterical Propagandist

Published 2019-01-13 14:51:13 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

GEORGETOWN, The United States – One of the oldest and most influential educational institutions in the United States, Georgetown University has launched a course for students called “Russian Hybrid Warfare”, according to the course description published on the Coursicle website. “This course will cover the Russian doctrine and ideology that lays the groundwork for the Kremlin’s global imperialist insurgency; discuss examples and case studies of these tactics and operations, as well as their history; and explore why it is so challenging for the United States and its allies to combat full-spectrum/hybrid warfare,” says the course description. During the course, students… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US


MAJOR: Turkey Prepares to Invade Syria

Published 2019-01-13 12:55:48 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Mena, Syria, Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey continues to concentrate tanks and troops on the border with Syria, according to the Turkish state agency Anadolu. On January 20, 2018, Ankara initiated an operation on Syrian territory against Kurdish militias and on 12 December, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that his country was preparing to start a new military operation in the neighboring country . According to The Wall Street Journal, Turkey intends to normalize the situation in Syria in its own way, now that the United States has decided to withdraw troops from the territory, including withdrawing support for combatants involved in… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey


China-Russia Alliance is ‘Nightmare’ for US

Published 2019-01-13 11:45:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – The biggest threat to the United States is the growing cooperation between Russia and China. Such a union can become a true “American nightmare,” warn experts from the National Interest Center. According to experts, quoted by The National Interest magazine, Washington makes a very serious mistake by underestimating the ever closer cooperation between Moscow and Beijing. It is also noted that the United States lost its advantage in the second half of the Cold War when its individual relations with the USSR and China were significantly better than between Moscow and Beijing. However, analysts… Continue ->

Tags: China, Russia


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