The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-02-09

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Latin-America, Venezuela, China, Daily-Brief.

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Tags in this brief: Moscow, Sanctions, US, Maduro, Venezuela, Russia, Washington, China, First Strike, US Navy, Bolsonaro, Brazil, Geopolitics.

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Moscow laughs off US sanctions and says they do not cause significant damage

Published 2019-02-09 21:00:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Aleksandr Pankin said in an interview that US sanctions do not cause significant damage to Moscow. According to the diplomat, US partners are constantly implying to Russia that Moscow should be ready for any scenarios and sanctions. According to him, the sanctions have different objectives: from coercion to punishment, intimidation “and simply creating an atmosphere of toxicity, uncertainty, danger around Russia. This atmosphere is cultivated in political and business circles,” Pankin said. “To say that sanctions are completely painless would probably be unwise. To say that they cause significant damage, and even more,… Continue ->

Tags: Moscow, Sanctions, US


Why the hell should Venezuela accept US aid? Three reasons why it should not!

Published 2019-02-09 20:00:38 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Previously Maduro had dismissed the US pledge to send humanitarian aid to the country, claiming to be suffering a “political coup” and a pretext for the invasion, as Washington refused to recognize Venezuela’s legitimate government by imposing sanctions on Caracas. “They are trying to destroy the independence and sovereignty of the country under the pretext of delivering humanitarian aid. They are trying to destabilize our country, but this has not brought them any success,” said the Venezuelan president. Maduro has confirmed that he is ready to hold early parliamentary elections in the country in order to end… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, US, Venezuela


Russia will never make decisions ‘by orders’ from Washington, will continue to defend Venezuela

Published 2019-02-09 18:30:10 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – Attempts to force Russia to make foreign policy decisions “by orders” are doomed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday in a Diplomatic Day activity in Russia on February 10. “The West, owned by the complex of superiority and permissiveness must not forget the lessons of history and I have no doubt that tries to force Moscow to make decisions on foreign policy ordered are doomed to fail,” he said. Russia has proved to be a country that defends its national interests in the multipolar world and “even if it does not please the United States… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Venezuela, Washington


Arms race? US to create hypersonic missile to compete with China and Russia

Published 2019-02-09 15:05:38 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – US Air Force secretary Heather Wilson said the US is closer to developing a hypersonic missile, which is five times faster than sound. Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Friday, Wilson said that every effort is being made to accompany other nations in the development of new missile systems. The secretary said that the US Air Force currently operates 80 satellites in space, as well as suggesting that Russia is also building new missile systems after the US has announced plans to withdraw from the Intermediate Forces Nuclear Forces Treaty… Continue ->

Tags: China, Russia, US


Chief of US Navy calls for striking first against Russia

Published 2019-02-09 14:05:35 by Tom Winter in Anglo-5, China, Russia, United-States

Admiral John Richardson, head of operations of the US Navy, declared the need for a first strike on Russia. He stated this during a speech at the Atlantic Council, RIA Novosti reports. According to him, Washington is obliged to seize the initiative and go to the “attack” on Russia and China. See the Atlantic Council […]

Tags: China, First Strike, Russia, US Navy


From Anti-Russia to Pro-Russia? Moscow remains hopeful of maintaining strong relations with Brazil

Published 2019-02-09 14:04:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro calls for the development of relations with Russia, both on a multilateral basis and within the framework of the BRICS alliance, the Russian ambassador to Brazil, Sergei Akopov, said in an interview. “The new Brazilian president has expressed himself clearly and continues expressing himself in favor of the development and deepening of the comprehensive and mutually advantageous collaboration between Russia and Brazil,” the ambassador said. According to the ambassador, “with regard to the collaboration of the two countries under BRICS, it is important to note that the Brazilian side, in particular, the new… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, Brazil, Russia


The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-02-08

Published 2019-02-09 01:15:02 by Danny Froberg in Daily-Brief

This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 4, articles about Eu, Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Italy, Latin-America, Venezuela, Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-States, Daily-Brief. Tags in this brief: Greece, Italy, Maduro, Venezuela, Trump, US, Syria, Geopolitics. Let us know in the comments if there is anything you miss coverage on!Table of ContentsWhy does Greece and Italy support Maduro when the EU does not?MADURO REVEALS: US humanitarian aid is only justification for military invasionSYRIA ON REPEAT: Venezuelan humanitarian aid actually has ‘bullets and bombs’The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-02-07Why does Greece and Italy support Maduro when the EU does not?Published 2019-02-08 20:04:23 by… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics


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