The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-05-15

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

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Tags in this brief: Africa, Ethiopia, Russia, Lavrov, Maduro, Pompeo, US, Venezuela, China, Nuclear, Nuke, Europe.

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Russian anti-tank system gains popularity in Africa

Published 2019-05-15 17:27:18 by Paul Antonopoulos in World, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Russian Kornet-E 9M133 anti-tank systems were installed on Japanese Toyota Land Cruiser cars in Ethiopia and the video of this weaponry appeared on the networks, informs the portal Russkoe Oruzhie. According to the portal, the presence of these mobile systems allows you to react quickly to various threats that arise during military operations. Ethiopia army Toyota land cruiser technical vehicles,with mounted 9M133 Kornet ATGM pic.twitter.com/xLFGn8nf8f — alex (@africaken1) May 13, 2019 Kornet systems can use missiles with thermobaric and high explosion warheads. As a result, it is possible to destroy not only armored vehicles, but also infantry and… Continue ->

Tags: Africa, Ethiopia, Russia


Lavrov defends Venezuela against Pompeo, tension between Russia and US has global consequence

Published 2019-05-15 17:07:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met on Tuesday with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Commenting on relations between Russia and the United States, Sergei Lavrov said that the tension between the two countries exerts a negative influence on the situation in the world. “Since we are talking about the two major nuclear powers, the tension between Russia and the United States inevitably negatively affects the overall situation of the world, so Mike Pompeo and I agreed that we should try to take practical steps to remedy the situation,” Lavrov said. The Russian foreign minister also expressed hope that… Continue ->

Tags: Lavrov, Maduro, Pompeo, Russia, US, Venezuela


US IN FEAR: Chinese bomber with ballistic missiles could complete nuclear triad

Published 2019-05-15 11:36:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News

BEIJING – The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force (PLA) would have put into service the latest modification of its strategic H-6N bomber, armed with CH-AS-X-13 ballistic missiles. The new version of the H-6N has new, more powerful engines, upgraded avionics, longer range and payload, as well as lower maintenance needs, Military Watch reports. According to the portal, the CH-AS-X-13 ballistic missile is allegedly derived from the DF-21 ground-based ballistic missile, which is currently in service in the Chinese Army. The missile has a range of about 1,800 kilometers, while the H-6N bomber is capable of surpassing about 6,000 kilometers…. Continue ->

Tags: China, Nuclear, Nuke, US


DELUSIONS – Former Venezuelan prosecutor says China, Russia should help remove Maduro from power

Published 2019-05-15 11:06:12 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

CARACAS – China and Russia should participate in the solution of the Venezuelan crisis by offering options to President Nicolás Maduro to leave power, said former Venezuelan prosecutor Luisa Ortega Díaz in an interview with Reuters on Tuesday. He said that he does not rule out making an offer (for Maduro), a serious offer, but that it has to be made from countries like China, Russia, she said in Bogota, Colombia, without giving many details of her ideas to end the crisis in his country. Ortega, who arrived in Colombia in August 2017, after being fired by the National Constituent… Continue ->

Tags: China, Maduro, Russia, Venezuela


MAJOR: Russia reveals U.S preparing to use nuclear weapons in Europe

Published 2019-05-15 10:37:04 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – May 15, 2019 – By installing nuclear weapons in Europe, the US is preparing to use them, said Vladimir Ermakov, director of the Department of Non-Proliferation and Control of Arms of the Russian Foreign Ministry. “Unfortunately some countries dependent on Washington pretend that nothing is happening or simply fear to think about the provocative situation of the 21st century where the US is preparing the use of nuclear weapons in the territory of Europe with the involvement of non-nuclear countries,” Ermakov explained. The diplomat also criticized European countries for allowing Washington to expose them to danger. Last week at… Continue ->

Tags: Europe, Russia, US


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