The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-06-01

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 9, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Germany, Nato, Eu, Mena, China, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Honduras, Latin-America, Syria, Entertainment, Opinions.

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Tags in this brief: Arctic, Russia, US, Germany, NATO, Eu, Iran, Sanctions, China, Tariffs, Antioch, Constantinople, Hilarion, OCU, Orthodoxy, Tomos, Ukraine, Embassy, Honduras, IranProtests, Protests, Strike, Ceasefire, Counter-Coup, Counter-Terrorism, Erdogan, Idlib, Putin, Sochi, Turkey, Barr, Democratic Party, Mueller, Russiagate, Trump, S-400.

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Russia successfully shows dominance in the Arctic

Published 2019-06-01 21:29:15 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Journalists from the US edition of NBC News say that “Russia chases American planes in the Arctic.” According to the media, this is part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s want “to signal that Moscow remains a strategic competitor to Washington and has the ability to attack the U.S. mainland.” Journalists note that more and more American pilots in Alaska are forced to wake up in the morning and board F-22 fighters at their Anchorage base to keep Russian planes out of US airspace. “The bomber patrols are part of Moscow’s efforts to showcase that it has both the… Continue ->

Tags: Arctic, Russia, US


U.S demands Germany increase defense spending to ‘intimidate Russia’

Published 2019-06-01 20:27:06 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Nato, Russia, United-States

BERLIN – Germany should increase spending on defense to 2 percent of GDP, as NATO is an important tool to intimidate Russia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the BILD newspaper. Mike Pompeo, who arrived in Berlin on 31 May to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, said in the BILD tabloid interview that the most difficult decision is in the hands of the people German. Pompeo also took a swipe at the German government for failing to reach a NATO target of spending 2% of national income on defense, telling Bild: “The… Continue ->

Tags: Germany, NATO, Russia, US


Russia warns Europe that Iran will restart nuclear program if it yields to U.S pressures

Published 2019-06-01 19:45:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Iran can easily restore its nuclear potential if the European Union succumbs to US pressure to reinstall sanctions against Tehran, which were suspended under the nuclear agreement of 2015 (also known as the JCPOA), a senior Russian diplomat said. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday that Iran had not yet violated its commitments under the nuclear agreement with world powers. Tehran still stores less than 130 tonnes of heavy water – material used as a neutron moderator in reactors. However, the Persians will exceed the limits if JCPOA members find no solution “primarily to guarantee… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Iran, Russia, Sanctions, US


UNAFRAID: China says it is not afraid of US’s Pure Economic Terrorism

Published 2019-06-01 17:30:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING – China has accused the United States of engaging in “pure economic terrorism” against its trading partners at a time when the US is trying to stifle Chinese technology giants in US markets under a dubious pretext. “This deliberate kind of provoking trade disputes is pure economic terrorism, economic chauvinism, economic intimidation,” China’s deputy foreign minister Zhang Hanhui said on Thursday, as he outlined President Xi Jinping’s trip to Russia next week. The United States intensified its trade war with China earlier this month as it raised Chinese export tariffs of $200 billion after months of talks in hopes… Continue ->

Tags: China, Tariffs, US


MAJOR: Antioch says Schismatic Bartholomew can be REMOVED by Council of Orthodoxy

Published 2019-06-01 15:38:35 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine

ANTIOCH – According to the Bishop Qais (Sadiq) of Erzurum, Vicar of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, the situation with the church in Ukraine can lead to the overthrow of the Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew. His statements are necessarily made in accordance with the views of John X of Antioch, and carries the weight of the patriarchate. According to him, this can happen if all the Orthodox Churches gather a Council without the primate and make a decision. Usually, if in the Orthodox world there appears a desire to assemble a general church council,… Continue ->

Tags: Antioch, Constantinople, Hilarion, OCU, Orthodoxy, Russia, Tomos, Ukraine


BREAKING: Honduran Protesters Set Fire to U.S Embassy

Published 2019-06-01 14:58:19 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Honduras, Latin-America

Tegucigalpa – In Honduras against the backdrop of a mass strike of medical professionals and education workers against the austerity measures of U.S backed President Juan Orlando Hernández, a mass  of protesters gathered around the US Embassy and set fire to it. Protesters piled tires at the entrance to the building and set them on fire. The Honduran protesters are said to hold the U.S responsible for its current socio-economic crisis, a fair charge given that Hillary Clinton staged a coup in the country some ten years ago, ousting the popular president Zelaya. As a result, the U.S coup installed… Continue ->

Tags: Embassy, Honduras, IranProtests, Protests, Strike


Russia: Amidst an eroding situation, it’s Turkey’s Job to Guarantee Idlib Ceasefire

Published 2019-06-01 14:23:43 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, Turkey

MOSCOW – Press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Peskov, said that while Russia considers it necessary to ensure that the terrorists who agreed to the Syrian Idlib cease fire adhere to it, that in accordance with the agreements, this responsibility lies with the Turkish side. These comments were made yesterday, May 31st. “In this case, one cannot talk about any differences (between Russia and Turkey – ed. ). Indeed, a cease-fire in Idlib is necessary, it is necessary to ensure that terrorists cease fire on civilian targets, as well as on certain facilities where our military are located, including… Continue ->

Tags: Ceasefire, Counter-Coup, Counter-Terrorism, Erdogan, Idlib, Putin, Russia, Sochi, Turkey


How Mueller + Barr = Trump’s Reelection

Published 2019-06-01 13:22:02 by Ronald Thomas West in Anglo-5, Entertainment, Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia, United-States

In a larger strategy to destroy the neoliberal wing of the USA’s ‘deep state’ during the current period of internecine war between branches of the shadow government, longtime ‘bosom buddies’ William Barr and Robert Mueller, both members of the George H.W. Bush initiated “Enterprise” criminal cabal embedded in the CIA, have hatched a plan to reelect Donald Trump (or had the plan hatched for them.) [1], [2] 1) Barr is given the sole authority to declassify documents relevant to the 2016 election: “President Trump issued a memorandum last week that transfers to the Attorney General the authority of the Director… Continue ->

Tags: Barr, Democratic Party, Mueller, Russiagate, Trump


Why would Turkey use the Russian S-400 systems?

Published 2019-06-01 12:59:00 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Turkey

ANKARA – Turkey will use Russia’s S-400 anti-aircraft defense systems to protect its energy interests in the Eastern Mediterranean, said a Turkish analyst. Mehmet Seyfettin Erol, head of the prestigious political crisis study center ANKASAM, a professor and political analyst, said in an interview that Turkey has acquired Russia’s S-400 anti-aircraft defense systems to defend its energy interests in the Eastern Mediterranean. Recently, gas deposits have been discovered in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone. Turkey considers that it is entitled to the resources of this region and has already sent the Fatikh drilling ship there. Greece has demanded that Turkey… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, S-400, Turkey


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