The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-02-22

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 16, articles about Crimea, Donbass, Eurasia, Kerch-Strait, Russia, Ukraine, Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Poland, Anglo-5, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela, Syria, Brazil, Defense, Iraq, China, Iran, Eu, Opinions, Germany, Armenia, Lugansk.

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Tags in this brief: Kerch Strait, Sea Of Azov, Ukraine, Israel, Poland, US, Venezuela, Russia, Syria, Brazil, Iraq, Arctic, China, Al Qaeda, Iran, IRGC, Sistan-Baluchestan, Terrorism, Crimes Against Humanity, Hague, ICC, US Imperialism, War Crimes, Guaido, Imperialism, Imposter, Multipolarity, Pretender, Socialism, US Intervention, FT, Lavrov, Munich, NATO, Putin, Trump, Armenia, Humanitarian Aid, Maduro, Mourau, Donbass, Lpr, Lugansk, Poroshenko, Crimea, Duma, Kiev, Reunification, USA.

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Table of Contents


What does Kiev Need? A small but victorious war in the Azov!

Published 2019-02-22 23:40:43 by Tom Winter in Crimea, Donbass, Eurasia, Kerch-Strait, Russia, Ukraine

Lyubov Stepushova in Pravda.ru Kiev needs a small but victorious war in the Azov The Ukrainian agenda has left the world media, which means that this topic does not interest the Western establishment. However, this does not suit Kiev and will not under any foreseeable authority, so a small but victorious war with Russia is needed. The West is tired of Kiev’s ambitions The consolidated West today has too many of its own problems — i.e, Brexit, the struggle for power in the USA, migration, the situation in Afghanistan, Venezuela, its own trade wars — to be searching for “Russian… Continue ->

Tags: Kerch Strait, Sea Of Azov, Ukraine


Poland SLAMS Israel: We will not accept ‘racist lies and insults’

Published 2019-02-22 20:30:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Poland

WARSAW, Poland – After an Israeli minister said that Poles had harbored anti-Semitism since childhood, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki responded by saying that his country would not accept “racist insults.” Amid a political dispute between Warsaw and Tel Aviv, Morawiecki told the Israeli newspaper Haaretz that Poland, where thousands risked their lives to help Jews during World War II, “will no longer yield to the pressure to accept lies, deceptive phrases, and more-or-less racist insults.” The Polish prime minister was apparently addressing the comment to Israel’s foreign minister, Israel Katz, who upped the ante last week by saying that… Continue ->

Tags: Israel, Poland


Even with sanctions, US imports 5 times more oil from Venezuela in 2019

Published 2019-02-22 20:30:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan oil purchases by US energy companies saw a five-fold increase on a weekly basis from mid-February, almost reaching the level of pre-sanctions, according to the latest data released by the International Energy Agency (IEA). According to the Paris-based agency, imports of crude oil from Venezuela to the US totaled 558,000 barrels per day during the week up to February 15, compared to 117,000 barrels per day the previous week. Starting January 25, a few days before US sanctions went into effect, US companies imported 587,000 barrels a day. Washington has imposed economic penalties on Venezuelan state… Continue ->

Tags: US, Venezuela


Russia helped save Syria, and now Moscow will save Venezuela from imperialists

Published 2019-02-22 19:30:34 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mena, Russia, Syria, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – While the West continues to put pressure on Venezuela, there is increasing information that Russia plans to support the legitimate Venezuelan government and contribute to the regularization of the situation in the country. After the successful military operation in Syria, Russia will prove its ability to provide economic aid to another country. Recently, US President Donald Trump warned the Venezuelan military that they can “lose everything” if they do not abandon Nicolás Maduro and accept Juan Guaidó as acting president of the country. John Bolton, Trump’s adviser for national security, said in turn that Venezuela’s military attaché… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Venezuela


BREAKING: As Russia SLAMS US military movements against Maduro, indigenous people are reportedly killed on Venezuela-Brazil border

Published 2019-02-22 18:47:31 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

BOA VISTA, Brazil – Two ambulances, with five Venezuelans injured in each vehicle, are on their way to the city of Boa Vista, capital of Roraima, on Friday afternoon. The two vehicles went first to the Hospital Délio Tupinambá, the only one in Pacaraima, but then left for the Roraima General Hospital in Boa Vista, 215 km from the border. According to Ivani de Moraes, a nursing technician at the Boa Vista hospital, the two vehicles carry 10 injured Venezuelan natives, 5 in each vehicle. On Friday morning, a military convoy approached a checkpoint near an indigenous community in Kumarakapai… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Venezuela


Iraqi tankers reveal advantage of Russian T-90S over inferior American Abrams

Published 2019-02-22 18:30:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Iraq, Mena, Russia, United-States

BAGHDAD, Iraq – In the group Russia In Arabic on Facebook it was mentioned that Russian-made tanks have air conditioning systems that do not exist in American tanks. Considering the fact that there are constantly high temperatures in the region, the lack of air conditioning significantly hinders the work of the crews and reduces the chances of effective work on combat missions. The Russkoe Oruzhie portal indicates that, at the customer’s request, tanks manufactured in Russia can be equipped with thermoelectric air conditioners of Russian production, which are installed in the left-hand tower. They are adapted for normal operation in… Continue ->

Tags: Iraq, Russia, US


US will not allow dominance of Russia and China in the Arctic

Published 2019-02-22 18:00:07 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON, The United States – Washington will not allow Russia or China to dominate the Arctic or control the North Sea Route, said US Navy commander in Europe and Africa, Admiral James Foggo. According to The Washington Examiner, citing the Admiral’s words, all countries in the Arctic region should have access to that region and use its resources. Therefore, no State has the right to claim to dominate this region. “It’s nobody’s lake,” said Adm. James Foggo, the commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa and Joint Forces Command Naples. “It should have free and fair access to,… Continue ->

Tags: Arctic, China, Russia, US


Washington prepares ‘Trojan horse’ strategy against Russia

Published 2019-02-22 16:00:58 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – The Pentagon is developing a new military strategy against Russia and China, which provides for a “stealthy intervention” in depth by land, sea and air, said US Chief of Staff David Goldfein during his university address of Washington. According to him, the development of the new strategy was launched in response to the Russian and Chinese “threat”. The elaboration process would take about a year and would cost 135 billion dollars, the German portal Telepolis reported . In addition, according to Goldfein, the new strategy will involve all branches of the American Armed Forces…. Continue ->

Tags: China, Russia, US


MAJOR: Iran Apprehends Eight Al-Qaeda Suspects for Attack on IRGC Forces

Published 2019-02-22 13:30:43 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN – Eight people have been arrested so far in connection with the terrorist attack that took place in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, said the head of the Provincial Justice Department of Sistan-Baluchestan Province. A suicide attack on a bus, carrying Islamic Republic Guard Corps (IRGC) personnel, martyred 27 and wounded 13 in southeastern Iran on February 12th. A terrorist group so-called Jaish al-Adl, affiliated to Al-Qaida, claimed responsibility for the incident. Ibrahim Hamidi said that one of the detainees who is the owner of the exploded car is a woman that was arrested based on solid… Continue ->

Tags: Al Qaeda, Iran, IRGC, Sistan-Baluchestan, Terrorism


International Criminal Complicity – The ICC & False Flag War Crimes

Published 2019-02-22 13:08:28 by Ronald Thomas West in Anglo-5, Eu, Headline-News, Opinions, United-States

On Intimidation, Cowardice & Corruption (at the International Criminal Court) “Drill and uniforms impose an architecture on the crowd. An army’s beautiful. But that’s not all; it panders to lower instincts than the aesthetic. The spectacle of human beings reduced to automatism satisfies the lust for power. Looking at mechanized slaves, one fancies oneself a master” -Aldous Huxley The United Nations is an experiment in democracy founded on the Western principles of international law. Angela Merkel’s conflating globalism with multilateralism (these are NOT the same thing) notwithstanding, the United Nations is a global body established by multilateral treaties. This does… Continue ->

Tags: Crimes Against Humanity, Hague, ICC, US Imperialism, War Crimes


Pretender Guaido issues first ‘Decree’ allowing U.S entrance into Venezuela

Published 2019-02-22 12:45:29 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

COLUMBIAN EMBASSY IN VENEZUELA –  The leader of the Venezuelan opposition, Juan Guaido, who declared himself the interim president of the country, published his first “decree” yesterday, February 21st.  The text of the document number 001, he posted on Twitter. “As commander in chief of the Bolivarian armed forces, I reaffirm the permission for humanitarian aid to enter Venezuela and order individual units of the armed forces to act in accordance with this permission,” the decree says. By the same decree, Guaido “overturned” the order of Nicolas Maduro to close the land border with Brazil and upheld relations with Aruba,… Continue ->

Tags: Guaido, Imperialism, Imposter, Multipolarity, Pretender, Socialism, US Intervention, Venezuela


A Crisis Grips NATO, Germany trust Putin more than Trump

Published 2019-02-22 11:44:25 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

LONDON – The British Financial Times published an article by its columnist Philip Stevens about the crisis in the ranks of NATO. At the conference on international security held in Munich (February 15-17), German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s speech in defense of the liberal international legal order and, by default, against the policies of the administration of US President Donald Trump , was met with a bang. However, US Vice President Michael Pence , who rose to the podium immediately after Merkel, apparently, did not listen to her speech. The number two man in the current US administration said that US allies should follow the orders of Washington, writes Stevens. The… Continue ->

Tags: FT, Lavrov, Multipolarity, Munich, NATO, Putin, Trump


Russia highly appreciates Armenia’s humanitarian aid pledge to Syria

Published 2019-02-22 10:54:55 by Joaquin Flores in Armenia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Syria

YEREVAN, Armenia – Russia highly appreciates the dispatch by Armenia of a humanitarian mission to Syria. This once again confirms the allied, special character of the Russian-Armenian relations. This was stated by Russian Ambassador to Armenia Sergey Kopyrkin at a reception on the occasion of Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Russian Embassy. Speaking about allied relations with Armenia, the diplomat recalled the words of Alexander III that Russia has only two allies – the army and the navy. The ambassador stated: “Indeed, the state relies on the firm shoulder of its Armed Forces, which are the main guarantor of its freedom and… Continue ->

Tags: Armenia, Humanitarian Aid, Multipolarity, Russia, Syria


Has Brazil Refused a U.S Military Option on Venezuela?

Published 2019-02-22 10:45:44 by Joaquin Flores in Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian authorities state that they do not intend to provide the country’s territory for a possible US military invasion of Venezuela as such an operation “does not make sense,” said Brazilian Vice President António Hamilton Mourau in an interview with France-Presse on Thursday, February 21. According to him, the political crisis in the neighboring country should be resolved by the Venezuelans themselves. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump earlier called a military intervention in the situation that has developed in Venezuela, “one of the options.” The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, last night announced the closure of the border with Brazil starting from… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Guaido, Maduro, Mourau, Venezuela


VIDEO – Amid increased Killing of Civilians, Does Ukraine’s Denial of the Vote in Lugansk mean de facto Independence?

Published 2019-02-22 10:01:20 by Guest Author in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Lugansk

LPR – The head of the Lugansk People’s Republic, Leonid Pasechnik, made an urgent announcement about the situation in Ukraine and commented on the aggravation of the situation in Donbass. The ongoing presidential campaign in Ukraine, according to him, shows that Lugansk residents are denied their right to determine their own fate and to have their voices heard. Pasechnik makes an interesting observation about Kiev’s acceptance of observers only coming in the form of those that replicate the view of Washington. He similarly noted the fraud being prepared by the Poroshenko campaign in their attempts to use votes of those… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Lpr, Lugansk, Poroshenko, Ukraine


Thanks America! Russian parliamentarian thanks the U.S for helping Crimea rejoin Russia

Published 2019-02-22 09:23:44 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – “The coup d’état brought the Ukrainian people some misfortune in the form of civil war and impoverishment, but for the Crimea it became the starting point for intensifying the struggle for returning to their historic homeland in Russia,” the deputy told RIA Novosti . The parliamentarian believes that the Crimea would sooner or later join Russia, but this would take decades, or maybe hundreds of years of hard struggle. “The state revolution in Ukraine mobilized all Crimeans in a single impulse to return to their native harbor,” Sheremet concluded. On November 21, 2013, supporters of European integration gathered in the… Continue ->

Tags: Crimea, Donbass, Duma, Kiev, Reunification, Russia, USA


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