The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-24

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7 articles about Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Latin-America, Opinions, Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba, Iran, Mena, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nato.
Tags in this brief: Russia, US, Robot, Baltic, Sweden, Capitalism, Counter-Revolution, Crisis, Maduro, Socialism, Trump, U.S Imperialism, Venezuela, LATAM, NATO.

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Preparing For War? US Army Learns to Fight Against Powerful Russian Weapons

Published 2019-01-24 20:49:46 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – The US military participated in training in which they used AH-64 Apache helicopters against weaponry that mimicked Soviet equipment, including Russian anti-aircraft defense systems, the US media reported. The article, published in Defense Blog , details what the goals of the US military might be. According to the media, during the Southern Strike maneuvers in the state of Mississippi, the US Army has trained an air strike against equipment similar to the Russian anti-aircraft missile systems Tor, Osa and BTR-80 vehicles. It is noted that such exercises help the military to perfect the capabilities… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US


Russian Robotic Combat Vehicle ‘Armed to the Teeth’

Published 2019-01-24 18:19:10 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – The Uran-9 robotic combat vehicle has entered service in the Russian Army, the director general of the Kalashnikov Consortium, Vladimir Dmitriev, said in a recent interview. Military specialist Viktor Baranets spoke about the characteristics of this trolley. “The production of the first batch is complete. In general, Uran-9 is a good scientific and technical reserve for other products,” he said in an interview to the Kommersant newspaper. According to him, the complex will be refined based on the experience gained in the Syrian campaign. “Syria is an excellent testing ground, which allows you to understand the strengths… Continue ->

Tags: Robot, Russia


Russian Fighter Su-27 Intercepts Swedish Spy Plane Over the Baltic Sea (VIDEO)

Published 2019-01-24 15:41:44 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – A reconnaissance aircraft of the Swedish Air Force tried to approach the Russian borders in the Baltic region. Following that, a Russian Su-27 fighter took off to intercept it. A Su-27 fighter from the Russian Aerospace Force intercepted a reconnaissance aircraft from Sweden flying over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea to the Russian border with the transponder off, according to a report by the Russian Ministry of Defense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3iOE041w0w According to the press department of the Ministry, quoted by the Zvezda channel, “The Russian fighter crew approached a safe distance from the aerial object, identified… Continue ->

Tags: Baltic, Russia, Sweden


FLORES: This is the Hour, Maduro’s Position is Strong

Published 2019-01-24 15:04:58 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Latin-America, Opinions, United-States, Venezuela

As the forces of U.S imperialism place the Bolivarian Revolution unshakably in its sights, now we found ourselves in the hour. It is very difficult to say what will happen, enumerating all the possible outcomes is an exercise in both list-making and in the basics. On the balance, some of the oligarchs in Venezuela are simply playing very foolishly and arrogantly, and always have. They are miles apart in their thinking from the military class in the country – something which shifted tremendously under the ‘military coup’ model that Chavez imported from North Africa. For those in Latin America and… Continue ->

Tags: Capitalism, Counter-Revolution, Crisis, Maduro, Socialism, Trump, U.S Imperialism, Venezuela


Russia STANDS With Venezuela Against U.S. Imperialism, But Who Else Does?

Published 2019-01-24 13:59:09 by Paul Antonopoulos in Bolivia, Cuba, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Latin-America, Mena, Mexico, Nicaragua, Russia, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova criticized the West’s interference in Venezuela’s internal affairs. Earlier, Nicolas Maduro announced the breakup of diplomatic relations with the United States in retaliation for the recognition of Juan Guaidó as interim Venezuelan president. “The events in Venezuela show how the progressive Western community is actually dealing with international law, sovereignty and non-interference in the internal affairs of states, deliberately changing power there,” Zakharova wrote on his Facebook page. The situation in Venezuela worsened considerably after the inauguration of Nicolás Maduro, who was re-elected on January 10. Member countries of the Lima… Continue ->

Tags: LATAM, Maduro, Russia, Venezuela


New Russian AK-308 Assault Rifle Begins Mass-Production to NATO Standards

Published 2019-01-24 13:21:12 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Kalashnikov Concern is planning to begin mass production of the AK-308 rifle with standard NATO ammunition in 2019, company director-general Vladimir Dmitriev said. “The factory tests have been completed and the preliminary tests are coming in. If all goes well then this year we will be able to start mass production,” Dmitriev said to the Kommersant newspaper. “The AK-308 is certainly interesting as a combat weapon, since assault rifles of this caliber are extremely rare, but at the same time we expect it to have domestic demand as a civilian weapon because this is one of the… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Russia


MAJOR! Russia DEFENDS Venezuela from U.S. Attempts to Provoke Civil WAR

Published 2019-01-24 11:11:06 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Russia’s position on the recognition of Nicolás Maduro as legitimate president of Venezuela will not change, despite the fact that several states have recognized the opposition leader as the president of the Latin American country, Andrei Klimov, a member of the upper house, said on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, the opposition’s new president of the National Assembly, told a rally in Caracas that he vowed to take over the executive powers. The United States, Canada, Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay and others have recognized him as interim president of Venezuela. “Russia has already… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Russia, US, Venezuela


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