The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-05-30

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 8, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Defense, Nato, North-Korea, Latin-America, Venezuela, Iran, Mena.

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Tags in this brief: Cold War, Escalation, INF Treaty, Putin, Tensions, Trump, Weapons, Russia, Su-57, SU57, Nuclear, Nuke, US, Spy, Aggression, NATO, DPRK, Korea, Missiles, Maduro, Venezuela, Iran, JCPOA, MENA, Sanctions, Zarif.

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In a stabilizing move, Putin presents new law to deal with end of U.S-Russia INF Treaty

Published 2019-05-30 18:50:19 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – A new law presented by the Russian president grants him the right to decide on the renewal of the Treaty on Medium and Short Range Missiles, known as the INF treaty. The President of Russia , Vladimir Putin , presented Thursday to the State Duma (lower house of parliament) a bill on the suspension of the Treaty on Medium and Short Range Missiles. “Within an hour, the Council of the State Duma will discuss this bill and determine the deadlines for its consideration,” announced House Speaker Viacheslav Volodin. The bill introduced by Putin grants the Russian head of state the right to decide on the renewal of the… Continue ->

Tags: Cold War, Escalation, INF Treaty, Putin, Tensions, Trump, Weapons


GAME CHANGER: Russia develops new anti-nuke missile for 5th generation Su-57 fighters

Published 2019-05-30 18:20:24 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – A promising anti-nuclear missile has been launched in Russia, which will equip, among others, the fifth-generation Su-57 fighter, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Aleksei Krivoruchko told reporters on Thursday. During a visit to the military armament and military equipment factory Detal, which participates in the development of brand new Russian armament, the deputy minister disclosed some details of the development of this new missile. “Today, the company is developing the active radar steering module for the promising anti-aircraft missile in the interest of the Russian Defense Ministry, which in particular should be used on Su-57 aircraft,” he said. Krivoruchko… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Su-57, SU57


US accuses Russia of violating nuclear test ban to divert attention from its own hypocrisy

Published 2019-05-30 17:40:55 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – The United States is trying to divert attention from its destructive policy over the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) by accusing Russia of violating the nuclear test ban, the Russian Permanent Representative for Organizations Internationals in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, said. Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, said on Wednesday that the United States believed Russia might not be complying with the moratorium on nuclear testing. During an arms control forum held at the Hudson Institute in Washington, the US official said Russia was secretly developing its nuclear potential. “It looks more like a… Continue ->

Tags: Nuclear, Nuke, Russia, US


Intelligence does not sleep: ANOTHER American plane CAUGHT SPYING near the Crimea

Published 2019-05-30 17:06:13 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

CRIMEA – A US electronic intelligence aircraft was detected today (29) flying over the sky over the Black Sea, reports PlaneRadar monitoring portal. The Lockheed EP-3E Aries II aircraft, belonging to the US Air Force with tail number 157316, took off from the air base of Souda Bay on the Greek island of Crete. At 12.15 p.m., Moscow time (6:15 p.m., Brasília) was sighted near the Crimean coast. 13:10 мск. Продолжает разведывательный полёт вдоль черноморского побережья России🇷🇺. pic.twitter.com/hGukBdi2fA — PlaneRadar (@ua4wiy_) May 29, 2019 According to data provided by the portal, at 13:10 Moscow time, the plane was still conducting… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Spy, US


NATO’s new strategy exposes that it is just ‘US Armed Forces’

Published 2019-05-30 16:31:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Nato, United-States

MOSCOW – While the details of NATO’s new military strategy are still unknown, the chances are that the alliance is simply aligned with recent updates of US doctrine and seeking to overcome all potential opponents, a military expert said. Citing a supposed new security situation as well as challenges in the east and south, and a nuclear threat from Russia, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced last week that the alliance has adopted a new military strategy. Details of the document are not yet public. “The surprising thing is not that NATO updated its military strategy, but that it took so… Continue ->

Tags: Aggression, NATO, US


Find out why US anti-air defense is USELESS against Russian & North Korean missiles

Published 2019-05-30 15:12:17 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, North-Korea, Russia, United-States

The US Military Watch portal explains why the US anti-aircraft defense is unable to intercept the Russian missiles Sarmat and Avangard, as well as the North Korean Hwasong-15. The air defense systems that are in the US service were designed to reach enemy missiles in the final phase of his career because they can not reach the required altitude to intercept intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in other steps. The article also recalls that the flight of the North Korean Hwasong-12 missile in Japan in 2017, 770 km in height, could not be intercepted either by Patriot missile batteries or Aegis… Continue ->

Tags: DPRK, Korea, Missiles, Russia, US


REVEALED: Maduro says government has been secretly talking with opposition for months

Published 2019-05-30 14:27:39 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – The Venezuelan president said a further round of talks with the opposition was completed in the Norwegian capital on Wednesday, noting however that secret negotiations have been carried out for months, media reports quoted Nicolás Maduro as saying. “On May 29, the second day of dialogue with the opposition was concluded in Norway. The Minister [of Communication and Information] Jorge Rodríguez, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, and the governor [of Miranda State], Hector Rodríguez, were present there,” according to the press office of Nicolás Maduro, whose words were quoted by the newspaper El Nuevo Herald. “I have nominated a… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Venezuela


Iran’s possible exit from nuclear deal could lead to WAR

Published 2019-05-30 13:38:09 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Iran, Mena

MOSCOW – The increase in Iran’s intentions to leave the Joint Action Plan (JCPOA), the Iranian nuclear deal, could pave the way for the collapse of the agreement and a possible military confrontation, said Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Serguei Ryabkov, in an interview with the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper. Ryabkov was in Iran on Wednesday  to meet with officials of the Foreign Ministry. The diplomat said in the interview that Russia expressed during the meeting its concern about Tehran’s intentions to leave the agreement to Iran. “This could pave the way for the collapse of JCPOA and the emergence of a… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, JCPOA, MENA, Nuclear, Sanctions, US, Zarif


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