The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-05-29

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 15, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Defense, Iran, Mena, Opinions, Guyana, Latin-America, Venezuela, Argentina, Kosovo, Serbia, Brazil, Belarus, China, Finance, World, Propaganda, Uganda, Turkey, Ukraine.

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Tags in this brief: Russia, Syria, Ukraine, US, Iran, IRGC, Addiction, Brazil, Internet, Pakistan, Social Engineering, South Asia, Urbanization, Guyana, Oil, Venezuela, Argentina, Austerity, General Strike, Human Services, Inflation, Labor, Macri, Public Sector, Syndicates, Union, Kosovo, NATO, Serbia, Terrorism, Orthodoxy, Brookings Institute, China, Foreign Policy, Gildey, Multipolarity, Shanahan, Trump, US Imperialism, Belarus, Integration, Lukashenko, Minsk, Moscow, Putin, Union State, Tariff, Trade, Defense, Helicopter, Ka-52M Alligator, Africa, Atlanticism, Capitalism, Cultural Capitalism, Culture, Foucault, Homosexuality, LGBT, Liberalism, Philosophy, Pink-Washing, Postmodernism, Sexuality, Christianity, Epiphanius, Filaret, Hilarion, Orhtodoxy, Poroshenko, Religion, ROC, UOC, Clash Of Civilizations, Eurasianism, Euroatlanticism, Huntington, Polycentrism, USSR, Arms.

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U.S plans to continue attempts to destabilize Russia via Ukraine, Syria

Published 2019-05-29 23:01:22 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Russian Defense Minister Andrei Ilnitsky told the Zvezda TV channel that the United States is taking steps to destabilize Russia. He pointed out to the channel that the US corporation RAND, a strategic research center for the US government, has prepared a multi-page report describing actions to pressure Russia. According to the document, Washington indirectly plans to put pressure Russia through Ukraine and Syria. In particular, the United States should continue to provide arms to Ukraine, as well as actively support opposition groups in Syria. In addition, the military high added that the United States will try to… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Ukraine, US


Iran’s Revolutionary Guards ‘Do not Fear a War’ Against U.S

Published 2019-05-29 22:39:06 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – The Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) has downplayed Washington’s weight-lifting and declared that the Islamic Republic is not afraid of a possible armed conflict after a year of mounting tensions and weeks of US military occupation in the Middle East. IRGC spokesman Ramazan Sharif told reporters in Tehran on Tuesday that Iran’s paramilitary force “does not support any war” but at the same time “does not fear a war.” “We have a willingness to defend the country,” he said, adding that Iran has increased its military capabilities over the past 30 years, while the United States “is no longer… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, IRGC, US


NOGUEIRA: “The internet, social media is supposed to be addictive” (VIDEO)

Published 2019-05-29 21:20:33 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions

SAO PAOLO – Leader of Nova Resistencia (New Resistance – Brazil) Sao Paolo branch, Felipe Nogueira, participated in an Indus News discussion about “Burnout Syndrome” on May 29th, 2019. Indus News is the only English-language broadcast media network in Pakistan. He especially discussed the impact of technology at work in the current world and how it relates to Burnout syndrome. In a deeper context of the burnout syndrome, Nogeuira explains that “The internet, social media is suppose to be addictive.” He then explains the reasons why social media is becoming increasingly popular and addictive. “There is something really bad which… Continue ->

Tags: Addiction, Brazil, Internet, Pakistan, Social Engineering, South Asia, Urbanization


How can a small Latin American country become a superpower?

Published 2019-05-29 19:50:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Guyana, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – ExxonMobil says it has discovered more than 5.5 billion barrels of oil in Guyanese waters in the Atlantic Ocean. What future does this Latin American country expect and what does this have to do with Venezuela? Nowadays, Guyana is the second poorest country in the region. According to estimates, in the coming decades this country can become one of the world’s largest oil producers per capita. However, the existence of resources does not always correspond to a developed economy. The small Caribbean country could be the essential piece in the scheme that the United States is setting… Continue ->

Tags: Guyana, Oil, Venezuela


MAJOR: 5th General Strike Declared in Argentina against Macri’s Austerity

Published 2019-05-29 18:42:25 by Joaquin Flores in Argentina, Headline-News, Latin-America

BUENOS AIRES – A high impact is expected from the national 24-hour strike called by the General Confederation of Labor (CGT), because there is no public transportation available. The national strike in Argentina against the economic policy of President Mauricio Macri began today Wednesday throughout the South American country as preparations were made by the CGT to activate its membership.   People in the main cities of Argentina awoke this Wednesday without public transport, schools, or garbage collection and with closed banks and health services limited by the fifth general strike to rock the country. In Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Rosario, the image… Continue ->

Tags: Argentina, Austerity, General Strike, Human Services, Inflation, Labor, Macri, Public Sector, Syndicates, Union


Russian UN official ATTACKED and ARRESTED by ‘Kosovo Special Forces’

Published 2019-05-29 18:24:04 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Kosovo, Russia, Serbia

OCCUPIED PRISTINA, Serbia – A Russian UN official was attacked and detained by Kosovo’s special forces in an operation in northern Kosovo, a fact revealed today in a statement by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. According to the president, Mikhail Krasnoschekov, an official of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), was arrested and assaulted by the Special Forces of Kosovo (ROSU) in an operation carried out on Tuesday. The man was later taken to the Kosovska Mitrovica hospital in northern Kosovo with injuries. His UNMIK colleagues have already visited him at the hospital, the media said. His doctor… Continue ->

Tags: Kosovo, NATO, Russia, Serbia, Terrorism


Brazil is more prepared for cooperation with Russian Orthodox Church

Published 2019-05-29 17:41:35 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

Separated for more than a millennium, the Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church began an unprecedented “path of brotherhood” three years ago. On February 12, 2016, the Cuban capital of Havana hosted the historic beginning of the rapprochement between the Russian Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches, when Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francisco resumed a dialogue that has been suspended since the year 1054. The bishop of the Orthodox Church in South America, Ignaty Pologrudov, said that the historic meeting between the two leaders had a “colossal importance” and surpassed all expectations on the outcome of the meeting, reflecting concrete… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Orthodoxy, Russia


Brookings Institute: Any War with Iran will distract the U.S from “competition with great powers”

Published 2019-05-29 17:17:06 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

WASHINGTON  –  The divide between American elites grows, with regard to difficult foreign policy decisions. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan was sent to Asia yesterday, may 28th, to “make an important political speech in the region.” But increasing tensions with Iran threaten to destroy the Pentagon’s strategy aimed at “competing the great powers” ​​and fighting with Russia and China, experts and officials in Washington said in an interview with Reuters. In January 2018, the United States placed China and Russia at the center of a new national defense strategy, changing priorities after more than a decade and a half… Continue ->

Tags: Brookings Institute, China, Foreign Policy, Gildey, Iran, Multipolarity, Shanahan, Trump, US Imperialism


MAJOR: Russia and Belarus Announce Plans to Further Integrate Union State

Published 2019-05-29 16:45:34 by Joaquin Flores in Belarus, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

The presidents of Russia and Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, have instructed the governments of their countries to develop reciprocal action plans for further integration within the framework of the Union State, according to press secretary Dmitry Peskov, today on May 29th, Interfax reports. “They had the opportunity to talk on the sidelines ( meetings of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Nur-Sultan ) and discussed issues of promoting integration within the Union State. And they decided to entrust the governments to work out and verify the counter action plans for deeper integration within the framework of the Union State until June 21. After that, when… Continue ->

Tags: Belarus, Integration, Lukashenko, Minsk, Moscow, Putin, Russia, Union State


US-China Trade War Could Cost $600 Billion to Global Economy

Published 2019-05-29 16:18:55 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

Whoever wins the bitter trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies – the US or China – the consequences will extend far beyond, and can eliminate up to $600 billion of gross domestic product (GDP), according to a Bloomberg forecast. Trade representatives from Washington and Beijing calmed markets when they indicated they were on the verge of a deal before the trade war reignited two weeks ago. After the two sides introduced high tariff increases, the trade dispute turned into a technological war as the Trump administration blacklisted Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant, and has been pressing its foreign… Continue ->

Tags: China, Tariff, Trade, US


OUTDOING the U.S: Russia to modernize POWERFUL Ka-52M Alligator helicopters by 2022

Published 2019-05-29 15:11:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to sign a contract for the purchase of 114 modernized Ka-52M Alligator attack helicopters to be developed by 2022, Deputy Defense Minister Aleksei Krivoruchko said. “We hope to sign a new contract to supply 114 Ka-52M modernized helicopters next year,” said the deputy minister. He explained that the improved version of the Alligator helicopter will be developed by 2022 and during its creation the military operation and experience in Syria should be taken into account. The director general of Vertolyoty Rossii (Russian Helicopters) holding Andrei Boginsky explained that the modernized Alligator will be equipped… Continue ->

Tags: Defense, Helicopter, Ka-52M Alligator, Russia


Pink-washed Imperialism: Queering the World for Capital

Published 2019-05-29 14:36:26 by Guest Author in World, Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Opinions, Propaganda, Uganda, United-States

By Jonathan McCormack – There are—the teary-eyed politicians tell us—primitive peoples still darkly groping about in this current year without the blessings of our own enlightened, Western sexual values. President Trump has, therefore, pledged to civilize these backward lands, waging war against the criminalization of homosexuality. His announcement came soon after a report of the Iranian government hanging a 31-year-old man found guilty of kidnapping and raping two 15-year-old boys. All sodomy being illegal there, many news agencies thought it just to include this child rapist among the persecuted LGBT minority in Iran. In this case, it is likely the… Continue ->

Tags: Africa, Atlanticism, Capitalism, Cultural Capitalism, Culture, Foucault, Homosexuality, LGBT, Liberalism, Philosophy, Pink-Washing, Postmodernism, Sexuality


Russian Orthodox Church: The problem of the Ukrainian Autocephaly will be solved WITHOUT Constantinople

Published 2019-05-29 13:50:03 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Propaganda, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine

MOSCOW – The format of inter-Orthodox consultations will be a more effective tool in resolving the issue of the Ukrainian autocephaly than addressing the patriarch of Constantinople, who has resigned from the problems of world Orthodoxy. This was announced today, May 29, by the DECR chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan of Volokolamsk, Hilarion, at the international conference on the Violation of the Rights of Believers in Ukraine held in Moscow. “We positively appreciate the mediation mission that the Archbishop of Cyprus ( Chrysostomos II ) took upon himself on his own initiative ,” said the metropolitan. – Until recently, in the Orthodox Church, according to a… Continue ->

Tags: Christianity, Epiphanius, Filaret, Hilarion, Orhtodoxy, Poroshenko, Religion, ROC, UOC


IN DEPTH: Huntington’s Error and the Rise of Russia

Published 2019-05-29 12:19:09 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia

«Russia is a powerful and diplomatically fortunate force· she does not pose a threat to its neighbors or to Europe. But her defensive position must be impressive enough, to prevent any possible aggression against her» (Tsar Nicholas I). Huntington’s Error and the Rise of Russia   By Ioannis Fritzalas – Geopolitical Analyst The world community is going through one of the most crucial and nodal periods in the history of humanity. All it takes is a single glimpse on the developments, concerning the Ukraine, Syria, Iran, Venezuela and Turkey, namely the five main pieces in the mosaic of the international… Continue ->

Tags: Atlanticism, Clash Of Civilizations, Eurasianism, Euroatlanticism, Huntington, Multipolarity, Polycentrism, Russia, USSR


WHAT?! Is the US Army eyeing Russian produced ammunition?

Published 2019-05-29 00:24:46 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – The United States intends to acquire non-standard ammunition of NATO, more specifically Russian productions, writes Defense Blog portal. According to the Defense Blog website, the US Army Hiring Command (ACC) has issued a notice on the US government’s main contracting website asking suppliers to provide information on their ability to produce and supply ammunition commercial agreement with NATO. The US is seeking to acquire special ammunition for assault rifles, pistols, precision rifles and Russian produced machine guns. ACC intends to conduct market research to identify sources technically and financially capable of supplying various options for Special Ammunition… Continue ->

Tags: Arms, Russia, US


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