The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-02-21

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 14, articles about Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Anglo-5, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela, Defense, Iran, Mena, Hungary, Opinions, Ukraine, Putin, Propaganda, Fake-News, Japan, Donbass, News, Isis, Syria, Turkey.

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Tags in this brief: Amazon, Austria, Facebook, Russia, Trump, Caribbean, US, Venezuela, Washington, Iran, T-90, Tehran, Putin, Austro-Hungary, Ethnogenesis, Galicia, Rusin, Russophile, Rusyn, Uniate, Communications, Geostrategy, Internet, Media, RuNet, Security, Threat, Poroshenko, Schism, Ukrainian Orthodoxy, USA, Clarification, Correction, FRN, Guaido, Ishikawa, Japan, Kono, Maduro, Opposition, Geopolitics, Multipolarity, Sovereignty, Video, Environmental Toxins, GMO, Pesticides, Elections, Ukraine, Anti-Imperialism, Donbass, Self Determination, Socialism, Spartak, Texas, Analysis, Assad, Erdogan, Finas Samuri, HTS, Idlib, Imperialism, ISIS, Rouhani, Sochi, Syria, Turkey, War.

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Austria defends Russia while targeting Trump, Facebook and Amazon

Published 2019-02-21 22:30:17 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

VIENNA, Austria – Austria is keen to provide reliable energy and will continue to promote the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, despite the United States’ negative stance on the matter, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said. On Wednesday, Kurz was greeted by US President Donald Trump at the White House. “[Trump] clearly said that the United States is against this project, we are aware of this, we support this project because we are interested in reliable sources of energy for Austria. Finally, there is some kind of agreement on this project in Europe and we will further promote this… Continue ->

Tags: Amazon, Austria, Facebook, Russia, Trump


Washington uses Caribbean countries to plan its operations against Venezuela but Maduro hits back

Published 2019-02-21 21:30:45 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – The United States uses the territories of some Caribbean countries to plan its military operations against the Venezuelan government, denounced the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry. “The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela expresses its concern at the strong signs that the United States is using the territories of some Caribbean countries as platforms for the planning and organization of illegal and terrorist operations,” the statement said. Caracas has warned the governments of Dominica, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean island countries about “unconcerned use of their territories to launch these damaging acts of force.” The note indicates that these operations are… Continue ->

Tags: Caribbean, US, Venezuela, Washington


CANNOT BE DISPUTED: Russia’s new tanks are almost invisible and Iran is buying them

Published 2019-02-21 20:00:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Russia

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran will receive Russian tanks that meet the requirements of the wars of the future, reports Iranian television channel Al Alam. The new tank control system allows coordinating actions on the battlefield with reconnaissance groups, unmanned aerial vehicles, AWACS (Air Alert and Control System) aircraft and even satellites. All incoming information is displayed on the commander’s computer screen, helping to make the right decisions under extreme conditions. The T-90M also has the Relikt dynamic protection system that allows you to destroy anti-tank missiles and sub-caliber projectiles. The front armor can withstand the impact of virtually any modern… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Russia, T-90, Tehran


Let’s compare US and Russian anti-missile systems

Published 2019-02-21 19:00:34 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Military analysts analyzed the characteristics of the Russian Bal and the American Harpoon RGM and compared various criteria that could influence the outcome of a potential battle. Experts from the Russian weekly Zvezda note that the Bal system, which entered service in 2008, is installed on an MZKT-7930 all-terrain chassis, which allows it to maneuver quickly and take firing positions in coastal areas not previously prepared by engineers. The Bal system is armed with Uran Kh-35 antinavio cruise missiles with flight range of up to 260 kilometers. The missile follows a programmed route, comparing it with the… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US


Putin expects disagreements between Russia and US to not generate into new ‘Missile Crisis’

Published 2019-02-21 18:00:06 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin said that although there are differences between Moscow and Washington, this is no reason to provoke a new “Missile Crisis”. The Russian leader pointed out that Russia maintains permanent contacts with the US, for example in Syria, so although there are “problems and problems are being created, there are also mechanisms and instruments to jointly solve these problems.” “I hope they are used so that in the world there is no crisis similar to the October crisis, there is no reason for this,” the president said. According to the Russian president, the existing… Continue ->

Tags: Putin, Russia, US


IN DEPTH – Galician Ukrainians: from regional identity to the servants of Austrian imperialism

Published 2019-02-21 16:10:32 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Hungary, Opinions, Russia, Ukraine

By Vasily Azarevich What kind of people competed with the Russophile movement of Galicia? Where did they come from? What was the basis of their views? What drove them? Let’s try to figure it out. Hetman of Ukraine, Peter Skoropadsky, was a tsarist general, a subject of the Russian empire, and, in general, a more Russian person than he tried to appear to be supporters of a “separatist” one. In the process of creating an independent Ukraine, which was held under the strict guidance of the German occupying contingent of Field Marshal Eichhorn, Skoropadsky had to actively interact with the most diverse representatives of Ukrainian… Continue ->

Tags: Austro-Hungary, Ethnogenesis, Galicia, Rusin, Russia, Russophile, Rusyn, Uniate


Putin discusses threat-scenario where Russia is cut off from the internet – Here’s what he plans to do

Published 2019-02-21 11:50:30 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Putin, Russia

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the existence of a theoretical threat of disconnecting the country from the global Internet. According to him, in this regard, it is necessary to create independent segments. “I can’t tell what our partners have in mind. I think that it will cause them enormous damage and destruction,” said the head of the Russian state on Wednesday, February 20th, at a meeting with representatives of Russian news agencies and the print media. Putin noted that this could be both economic and political damage, including the interests of the special services. “They sit there, it’s their invention,… Continue ->

Tags: Communications, Geostrategy, Internet, Media, Putin, RuNet, Security, Threat


Poroshenko is in New Jersey right now, taking communion from CIA and Vatican backed Schismatics

Published 2019-02-21 11:29:16 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Propaganda, Ukraine, United-States

“POROSHENKO ATTENDS CONSTANTINOPLE-UNIATE CONCELEBRATION IN NEW JERSEY” South Bound Brook, New Jersey, February 21, 2019 Photo: Facebook Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, on a working visit to the U.S., participated in a memorial service for the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred yesterday at St. Andrew’s Memorial Church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, a jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, in South Bound Brook, New Jersey, reports the official site of the President of Ukraine. Poroshenko also broadcast the service live on his Facebook page. The President’s site reports that the panikhida was served by Metropolitan Antony, the primate of the… Continue ->

Tags: Poroshenko, Schism, Ukrainian Orthodoxy, Uniate, USA


Clarification: Japan denies reports it recognized Juan Guaidó as “President”

Published 2019-02-21 10:03:54 by FRN Editorial Board in Fake-News, Headline-News, Japan, Latin-America, Venezuela

VENEZUELA –  FRN publishes clearly and widely the following clarification: Previously in our article SHAME! Japan Recognizes Guaido As Interim Leader Of Venezuela, FRN reported that the Japanese government had recognized deputy (Juan) Guaidó as interim president. The ambassador of Venezuela in Tokyo, Seiko Ishikawa, denied on Wednesday that the government of Japan contemptibly recognized the deputy of the National Assembly (AN), Juan Guaidó, as “president in charge” of the nation, after his self-proclamation in an act unconstitutional, which occurred on January 23rd. During a meeting with the media, Seiko Ishikawa said that despite the pronouncement issued by the Foreign Minister, Taro… Continue ->

Tags: Clarification, Correction, FRN, Guaido, Ishikawa, Japan, Kono, Maduro, Opposition, Venezuela


VIDEO – Putin: Russia can’t exist as a state if it’s not Sovereign

Published 2019-02-21 09:33:39 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Propaganda, Putin, Russia

Editor’s note – please welcome video editor and translator ‘Drago Victorien’ – “Unpaid liar / Media Swindler. Trading propaganda on the black market. Multipolarity over unipolarity. Geopolitics & Neo-Eurasianism” – J. Flores * By Drago Victorien – Putin’s message to the Federal Assembly on the 20th of February included a number of interesting statements including a comment on Russia’s existence as a state and sovereignty. According to the president, Russia cannot exist without its sovereignty, but some countries apparently can.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJ8Kwlt1VPs

Tags: Geopolitics, Multipolarity, Putin, Sovereignty, Video


Putin: How CLEAN is your FOOD? The Crusade Against GMO’s and Pesticides

Published 2019-02-21 08:56:37 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Putin, Russia

“Fun fact: up to 90% of the world’s corn and soy production is GMO. These products can be avoided by the discerning consumer in countries where labeling is still required. It becomes that much more problematic where it is imported for cattle feed – leaving the average meat-eater in hope of government-level regulation. Pesticides associated with GMO production have been linked to reduced fertility, with as much as 60% reduction in sperm counts in men over the past 40 years: ” https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/sperm-count-west-men-health-drop-60-per-cent-years-modern-life-a7859491.html   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTSzkp8gn-s

Tags: Environmental Toxins, GMO, Pesticides, Putin


Why didn’t Putin mention Ukraine in his major address? Experts weigh in

Published 2019-02-21 08:49:31 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia, Ukraine

 By Kirill Kurbatov Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 20 delivered an annual message to the Federal Assembly. In his speech, he spoke about economics, social issues, relations with Asian countries, the treaty on missiles, but he never once mentioned Ukrainian topics. About what this may be connected with, the edition Ukraina.ru talked with well-known political scientists. Does not want to frame elections on Ukraine  According to Ruslan Bortnik , the behavior of the Russian leader is quite natural. While the election campaign is going on in Ukraine, the heads of other states are trying to distance themselves from this and not give any new assessments,… Continue ->

Tags: Elections, Poroshenko, Putin, Ukraine


WATCH – TEXAS: Join us visiting Donbass defenders at Spartak! (video)

Published 2019-02-21 07:24:42 by Russell Bentley in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, News

SPARTAK, DPR – We visited soldiers near my old positions in the village of Spartak on the front lines. Local guys who are strong, brave and ready for whatever comes. They defend not only Donbass but the whole world against fascism. RESPECT! Мы проведали солдат возле моей старой позиции в поселке Спартак на линии фронта. Местные парни. Сильные, смелые и готовы ко всему. Они защищают не только Донбасс, а весь мир от фашизма. УВАЖЕНИЕ! Help my channel exist, thrive, even grow! Remember to sub and tick the notification bell on my YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNQUOc_Quls

Tags: Anti-Imperialism, Donbass, Russia, Self Determination, Socialism, Spartak, Texas, Ukraine, Video


SAMURI: Turkey’s Dangerous games causing Idlib catastrophe

Published 2019-02-21 05:54:11 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Opinions, Russia, Syria, Turkey

By Finas Samuri for FRN – The meeting of the heads of Russia, Turkey and Iran dedicated to the Syrian settlement was held in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on February 14, 2019. Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Erdogan discussed possible ways of the political resolution of the Syrian crisis, joint steps that would help to calm the situation in Syria and seriously advance the peace process by showing respect for international law and the agreements undertaken by the parties concerned. The leaders of Iran, Russia, and Turkey in Sochi on February 14, 2019 Speaking of the peaceful settlement… Continue ->

Tags: Analysis, Assad, Erdogan, Finas Samuri, Geopolitics, HTS, Idlib, Imperialism, ISIS, Putin, Rouhani, Sochi, Syria, Turkey, War


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