The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-04-09

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Anglo-5, China, Headline-News, Opinions, United-States, Brazil, Eurasia, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela, Crimea, Defense, Nato, Turkey, Kosovo, Serbia.

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Tags in this brief: China, Human Rights, NED, Soft Power, UN, USA, Uyghur, Maduro, Pence, Russia, Venezuela, Black Sea, Crimea, NATO, S400, Turkey, KLA, Kosovo, Puppet State, Serbia, US, Arctic, Oil, Putin.

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Human Rights groups and Pro-War Republicans: An unholy alliance in the soft-power war against China

Published 2019-04-09 22:54:11 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, China, Headline-News, Opinions, United-States

By Julia Kassem – Last month, Mike Pompeo, amidst his soft war campaign to undermine the governments of Venezuela, Iran, and Lebanon, expressed concern for the ‘abhorrent’ allegations of Chinese Muslim internment. Pompeo, currently working to destabilize a number of Global South nations and groups, did not suddenly develop a moral consciousness for the plight of Muslims. Rather, his words revealed inclinations by the Trump administration to continue its soft war campaign against any economic or political opponent. The objective is evidently sanctions against China. This is reflected in recent legislation HR 649; The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act, sponsored… Continue ->

Tags: China, Human Rights, NED, Soft Power, UN, USA, Uyghur


Pence begs Brazil to confront Russia and China over support for Maduro

Published 2019-04-09 19:44:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Brazil, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

WASHINGTON – US Vice President Mike Pence met with his Brazilian counterpart Hamilton Mourão at the White House yesterday to discuss sanctions and diplomatic efforts to increase pressure and force the departure of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, said a White House source. In his first talks with Mourão, Pence sought to encourage the former Brazilian general to use his experience and influence with Venezuelan military leaders as well as with China and Russia to withdraw their support for Maduro, a senior official at White House. The United States and most Western countries supported opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who attempted to… Continue ->

Tags: China, Maduro, Pence, Russia, Venezuela


How can Russia defend its borders on the Black Sea?

Published 2019-04-09 18:38:03 by Paul Antonopoulos in Crimea, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

CRIMEA – NATO plans to increase its presence in the Black Sea by sending more warships and spy planes to contain the so-called “Russian aggression”. Meanwhile, Russia is monitoring the situation in the region and, if necessary, it can take the necessary measures. Earlier, US ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said that with the increased presence of the alliance in the Black Sea, it will be possible to ensure that there is a safe passage for Ukrainian vessels through the Kerch Strait to the Sea of ​​Azov. However, according to analysts, the security of Ukraine is only a pretext…. Continue ->

Tags: Black Sea, Crimea, Russia


DEFYING NATO: Putin reveals that Turkish Arms-Deals Far Exceed the S-400 Project

Published 2019-04-09 17:25:56 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia, Turkey

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to discuss the prospects for Russian-Turkish relations. Speaking at the opening of a meeting of the Russia-Turkey Cooperation Council, Putin said that Russia and Turkey have other projects to supply weapons in progress, in addition to the S-400 air defense systems. “There are also tasks before our countries to strengthen cooperation in the military technical area, first of all the completion of the contract for the supply of S-400 Triumph air defense systems, and other promising projects related to the provision of modern Russian… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Russia, S400, Turkey


‘Battlefield horror’: An evaluation of new Russian grenade launchers

Published 2019-04-09 15:06:52 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – American media analyzed the characteristics of the 40 mm Russian GP-25 Koster grenade launcher, adopted in Soviet times, and the new GP-34 grenade launcher, comparing them with the analogue M203 used by the US military. As The National Interest points out, Kalashnikov assault rifles are often equipped with grenade launchers and this additional weaponry can become a veritable “battlefield horror.” “Overall, the GP-25 and M203 were fairly evenly matched grenade launchers during the Cold War,” writes the issue. The publication states that the GP-25 entered service in the late 1970s and used to be attached to AKM, AK-74… Continue ->

Tags: Russia


MAJOR CONFESSION: Kosovo’s PM – ‘I Only Carry Out U.S Orders, I’m an American Soldier’

Published 2019-04-09 11:35:06 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Kosovo, Serbia, United-States

OCCUPIED PRISTINA, Serbia – In a major confession revealed on Friday April 5th, Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said his government’s policies serve US interests against Serbia and Russia, and he is only following Washington’s orders. “The Albanian people in all our lands are part of what America is leading. Throughout the global plan, we are together,” Haradinaj told the Albanian-language Gazeta Blic last Friday. “I am a soldier of America on the ground. I only carry out the orders,” the premier said. Haradinaj was a commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) terrorist organization during the 1998-1999 conflict, struggling… Continue ->

Tags: KLA, Kosovo, Puppet State, Serbia, US


ARCTIC CHALLENGE: Oil Find Set to Give Russia Massive Economic Boost

Published 2019-04-09 10:46:41 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Rosneft, Russia’s state oil company and the country’s largest oil producer, plans to develop a cluster of discovered oil reserves in the Arctic over the next five years. These Rosneft plans – led by a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, Igor Sechin – fit the Russian leader’s ambition to develop oil and gas resources in the Arctic and adjacent regions, as well as the so-called North Sea Route – a route by the Russian Arctic in waters that extend from Europe to the Far East. Russia’s Arctic oil development has stagnated in recent years due to Western… Continue ->

Tags: Arctic, Oil, Putin, Russia


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