The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-05-23

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 8, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, Anglo-5, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela, Opinions, Ukraine.

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Tags in this brief: Hmeimim, HTS, Russia, Syria, Oil, US, Venezuela, Aid, Sanctions, Maduro, War, Corruption, Economy, Infrastructure, Ukraine, Oil Exports, Rosneft, US Sanctions, Groisman, IMF, Poroshenko, Zelensky, Elections Ukraine, Ishchenko.

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Terrorist’s feeble attack against Russia’s Syria base easily repulsed

Published 2019-05-23 17:25:59 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria

LATAKIA – Today the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that on May 22, terrorists fired four rockets into the Russian Hymeymim air base in Syria; all rockets were detected and eliminated. “At approximately 7:00 p.m., terrorists launched four projectiles from a rocket launcher against the Hymeymim base. All rockets were detected in time by Russian anti-aircraft defense systems and were eliminated,” the ministry said. “With a precise attack by the Russian Aerospace Force, the terrorist rocket launcher in the Idlib de-escalation zone has been eliminated,” he added. According to a statement from the Russian ministry, Syrian troops, backed by the… Continue ->

Tags: Hmeimim, HTS, Russia, Syria


ADMITTING FAILURE? U.S imports Venezuela’s oil for the first time in weeks

Published 2019-05-23 16:53:36 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

The United States recorded an increase in Venezuela’s crude oil imports for the first time in weeks, receiving an average of 49,000 barrels per day (bpd) in the week ending May 17, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. The EIA reported that there were no imports of crude oil from Venezuela during the previous week, which ended May 10, compared to 352,000 barrels per day (bpd) during the same period last year, and 585,000 bpd in 2017. #WeeklyPetroleumStatusReport for week ending 5/17/2019 posted at https://t.co/uFxugghIg8 #oil #gasoline#diesel #heatingoil #propane — EIA (@EIAgov) May 22, 2019 The United States has… Continue ->

Tags: Oil, US, Venezuela


OUTRAGE as U.S Senate approves $400 million in humanitarian aid to Venezuela… controlled by Guaidó!

Published 2019-05-23 16:10:59 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC – The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the Venezuelan Emergency and Democracy Development Assistance (Verdad) Act that would give $400 million in “humanitarian aid to Venezuela,” Sen. Bob Menendez said in a statement. “Update: VERDAD Act passes out of committee”, Menendez said via Twitter. “This is the most comprehensive effort to confront the crisis in Venezuela. We’ve set up the structure for the Trump [administration] to boost [Venezuela’s] democracy movement — doubling humanitarian aid [and] expanding sanctions against [President Nicolas] Maduro’s officials”. Menendez explained that the measure would also reaffirm US support for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan… Continue ->

Tags: Aid, Sanctions, US, Venezuela


Maduro orders MILITARY PURGE of TRAITORS, prepares for WAR with U.S

Published 2019-05-23 15:20:19 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – The Venezuelan president also ordered the military to search their ranks for “traitors” under US command. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro urged the military to prepare to repel a possible US invasion. The information was disclosed by Twitter. “I have ordered that all military units be vigilant and ready to protect peace, to make any attempt of the American empire against our homeland impossible. Peace will be our victory!” Maduro wrote. Ordené a todas las Unidades Militares estar alertas y preparados para defender la paz y hacer imposible al imperio norteamericano intentar cualquier aventura en contra de nuestra Patria…. Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Venezuela, War


Opinion: Only Russia can help Rebuild Ukraine’s Infrastructure, Economy after years of mismanagement, corruption

Published 2019-05-23 14:49:39 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia, Ukraine

By Olga Samofalova – Ukraine is beginning to realize the scale of the damage that it caused itself due to cutting economic ties with Russia. In just five years the country managed to lose about $ 80 billion and to stop many industrial enterprises.How much time will it need to return to the level of 2013? And under what conditions is this in general possible? Over the last five years Ukraine lost $ 75-80 billion from the reduction of trade with Russia, said the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Vadim Novinsky . “Our enterprises that were oriented towards the Russian market and the market of… Continue ->

Tags: Corruption, Economy, Infrastructure, Russia, Ukraine


US becoming good customer for Russian oil

Published 2019-05-23 13:52:14 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Venezuela

Vedomosti.ru Russia sharply increased oil exports  to the USA Supplies of Russian oil and petroleum products to the United States in the first half of May reached 5 million barrels. RBC reports, citing Russ Dallen, managing partner of investment bank Caracas Capital Market. This is comparable to the total volume of oil supplies from Russia since the beginning of the year. As previously reported by Bloomberg, in the first five months of 2019, the United States imported 5 million barrels. For the entire 2018, 7.51 million barrels of oil were supplied to the American market, and in 2017, 1.58 million… Continue ->

Tags: Oil Exports, Rosneft, US Sanctions


IMF begins closing shop in Ukraine as Corruption issues go unsolved

Published 2019-05-23 13:50:25 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

By Yury Doschatov – The work of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which restarted work in Ukraine yesterday has reduced the schedule of work and will not revise the program of cooperation. This was reported by “Ukrainian News” quoting an informed source. According to the source, the IMF changed the schedule of work of the mission in Kiev. “Today or tomorrow, the mission will return to Washington. The program will not be revised. The reason – the dissolution of the parliament, ” he said. According to him, there were no personnel appointments in the Presidential Administration that went unnoticed. Conclusion There is no reason to expect… Continue ->

Tags: Corruption, Groisman, IMF, Poroshenko, Zelensky


Poroshenko has nowhere to run – faces possible charges in the U.S and in Ukraine

Published 2019-05-23 13:30:39 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

Oligarch and former president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, is facing jail-time in Ukraine, however he should not count on receiving help from his Western “friends and partners”, who once sworn in the eternal friendship with him, according to columnist Rostislav Ishchenko Poroshenko obviously intends to fight to stay in politics and consequently, in Ukraine as a free man, said Ishchenko in an exclusive for the Sputnik Telegram channel “Near Abroad” . Ishchenko explains: “Poroshenko clearly intends to fight to stay in politics, and therefore in Ukraine which means to be free, at large. I think this decision was made by him not… Continue ->

Tags: Elections Ukraine, Ishchenko, Poroshenko, Zelensky


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