The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-04-29

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 10, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Iran, Lebanon, Mena, Opinions, Propaganda, Defense, Brussels, Eu, France-Eurasia, Germany, Ukraine, Crimea, Italy, Libya, China, United-Kingdom, Latin-America, Venezuela.

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Tags in this brief: Russia, Spy, Hezbollah, Iran, Israel, Nasrallah, Sanctions, Trump, Military, Eu, European Union, Eurozone, Macron, Schengen, Church, Kiev, Synagogue, Ukraine, Crimea, Zelensky, Italy, Libya, Salvini, China, Navy, US, Moon, Space, Maduro, OAS, Venezuela.

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Russia detects 18 spy planes near its borders in a week

Published 2019-04-29 22:08:43 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Russia’s defense forces are on alert as a result of increased air activities at its borders. Russia’s anti-aircraft defense forces have detected a total of 18 spy planes across the country’s borders last week, the official Russian Armed Forces newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda reported. According to an infographic published by the newspaper on Monday, Russian fighters were fired and made two flights to avoid breaches of the national border. Due to Russian fighter activities, incursions into Russia’s airspace were avoided, the country’s military report said. A Russian military aircraft flying under the Open Skies Treaty has made an observation… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Spy


Hezbollah: Trump Wages Economic War on the Whole World

Published 2019-04-29 19:55:38 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Iran, Lebanon, Mena, Opinions, Propaganda

Translated by Sayed Hasan – www.paypal.me/saleh63 * Transcript: […] The last point I want to mention before concluding is that a few hours ago, [Mike] Pompeo gave a speech, and I want to introduce my last point today with his statements. He said… You know that there are US sanctions against Iran on oil exports. The US granted exemptions to a number of countries, I think eight of them, like Japan, [China, India, Turkey, South Korea, Greece, Italy and Taiwan.] And it was expected that on May 2nd or 3rd, these exemptions would be extended or canceled, which would mean… Continue ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Iran, Israel, Nasrallah, Sanctions, Trump


REFUSING THE ARMS RACE: Russia No Longer Top 5 Military Spender

Published 2019-04-29 19:38:03 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Russia’s defense budget in 2018 was $ 61.4 billion. As a result, Moscow will occupy the sixth position in the world index of military spending, composed of the International Institute for Peace Studies in Stockholm. In 2018, Moscow reduced military spending by 3.5%. Thus, Russia lagged behind the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, India and France, which together account for 60% of all global defense spending. It is worth mentioning that if Russia’s spending fell in 2018, the US, in contrast, grew for the first time since 2010 and reached $649 billion. In November 2018, the Russian army… Continue ->

Tags: Military, Russia


IN DEPTH: The end of ‘Multicultural EU’ and the Rise of ‘EU of Nations’

Published 2019-04-29 16:40:59 by Guest Author in Brussels, Eu, Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News

With Merkel’s announcement years ago that ‘multiculturalism has failed’, and now Macron’s concession that the Schengen zone is too large – the general victory of Euroscepticism can be felt even in the core of Europhilia – J. Flores Apr 29, 2019 By Vadim Trukhachev – May 1 marks the 15th anniversary of the largest enlargement of the European Union. On that day, 10 countries joined its ranks at once – mainly Central and Eastern Europe. Today it can be said that the EU enlargement had very big costs for the European Union, for these countries themselves, and for Russia-EU relations …… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, European Union, Eurozone, Macron, Schengen


MAJOR: Suspect threatening to blow up all churches and synagogues in Kiev apprehended

Published 2019-04-29 10:15:47 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

KIEV – The Ukrainian police arrested a subject who threatened to blow up all the temples and synagogues of Kiev on Easter Sunday, the most important holiday of Orthodox Christians. “A man called to say that he had placed a bomb in the Cathedral of St. Vladimir and warned that this Easter all churches and synagogues in Kiev would be dynamited,” the police said in a statement. The agency added that the suspect was arrested, without specifying more details. He also reported that the bomb alert at the Cathedral turned out to be false. This comes as a person died… Continue ->

Tags: Church, Kiev, Synagogue, Ukraine


Crimea reveals what they expect from Zelensky

Published 2019-04-29 09:15:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in Crimea, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

CRIMEA – The new Ukrainian authorities should politically recognize Crimea as an integral part of Russia, the vice president of the Crimean Parliament Yefim Fiks told Sputnik. “We invite the elected president of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, to visit Crimea to see what has happened and is happening here, and we hope that Ukraine will politically recognize Crimea as part of Russia because it is legally part of Russia from long ago,” said the parliamentarian. The new Ukrainian leaders, he stressed, must officially recognize that Crimea has returned to Russia, its historic homeland. “We do not need anything else, everything else… Continue ->

Tags: Crimea, Russia, Ukraine, Zelensky


MAJOR: Is Salvini sending weapons to Libya?

Published 2019-04-29 08:13:55 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Italy, Libya, Mena

ROME – Italy says it does not plan to intervene in military problems in Libya, but images published on social networks suggest that the Mediterranean country sends arms to the African nation. Currently, Italy’s military presence in Libya is a contingent of approximately 400 people who are part of the Bilateral Assistance and Support Mission in Libya (MIASIT), which aims to provide humanitarian aid and provide technical support to the Libyan Coast Guard. Recently, photographs of ships of the Libyan Coast Guard turned into battle ships with weapons appeared on social networks. These ships had been donated by Italy to… Continue ->

Tags: Italy, Libya, Salvini


GAME OVER: China has a ‘decisive’ ability to defeat U.S Navy

Published 2019-04-29 07:12:59 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-Kingdom

BEIJING – The firepower of Chinese ships may be a decisive capability in a naval confrontation against the US Navy. That’s because Chinese ships are endowed with supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles, which have a greater range than the US Navy. The YJ-18 cruise missiles have an operating range of more than 540 kilometers. It is true that advanced Type 052 and Type 055 Chinese destroyers possess 64 and 112 cells of the vertical launch system (VLS), while North American vessels possess a larger number of VLS cells. However, according to Bryan Clark, a former naval officer and naval expert at… Continue ->

Tags: China, Navy, US


WINNING THE SPACE RACE: Beijing plans to build base on south pole of Moon

Published 2019-04-29 06:12:22 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News

BEIJING – For some time now China has been playing a significant role in the international lunar rush, channeling impressive budget sums to this industry in order to accompany the US. The latter, for their part, recently announced the goal of resubmitting a manned mission to the moon four decades after the Apollo missions. With this, China has the ambitious goal of building a scientific research station on the south pole of the Moon in about 10 years, according to XNAHP chief Xhang Kejian. The first parts of the projected station are to be placed in orbit aboard the new… Continue ->

Tags: China, Moon, Space


MAJOR: Venezuela leaves OAS – calls it ‘US Colonial Ministry’

Published 2019-04-29 05:09:35 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro described the withdrawal of the country from the Organization of American States (OAS) as a liberation from the “US Department of the Colonies”. On Saturday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said that Venezuela is officially no longer part of the OAS. “We are freed from the ministry of the US colonies, an interference tool, as well as disrespect for democratic principles and international law. Our independent Bolivarian homeland says ‘goodbye’ to the OAS,” Maduro wrote on his Twitter page. #27Abr El pueblo aguerrido se moviliza para celebrar nuestro retiro definitivo del Ministerio de las… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, OAS, US, Venezuela


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