The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-06-08

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 14, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela, Donbass, Donetsk, Ukraine, Anglo-5, Finance, United-States, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, India, Mexico, Defense, Interview, Lugansk, Propaganda, Iran, Israel, Mena, Opinions, Palestine, Politics, Syria, Eu, Nato, Armenia.

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Tags in this brief: Rubles, Russia, Venezuela, DPR, Puppet, Pushilin, UAF, Ukraine, Zelensky, Dollar, Putin, USD, Cartels, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Organized Crime, Sex Slavery, White Slavery, Kalishnikov, ROSTEC, US, India, Modi, AMLO, Lopez Obrador, Mexico, Tarrifs, Trade War, Trump, USA, Tu 22, Culture, Donbass, Film, Militia, Propaganda, Citizenship, Donetsk, Passport, Elections, Iran, Israel, Likud, Peace Plan, Syria, War, Kerch, NATO, Provocation, Armenia, Assad, Geopolitics, Multipolarity, Pashinyan, International Business Forum, St Petersburg International Business Forum.

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DEFYING U.S. SANCTIONS: Venezuela to trade with Russia in rubles

Published 2019-06-08 21:24:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

St. Petersburg – Caracas has created a mechanism to make payments with Russia in rubles, the Venezuelan vice president for economic affairs and Minister of Industry and National Production, Tareck El Aissami, said. “We have evaluated all the mechanisms because US unilateral sanctions prevent the use of the traditional system and payments in dollars, so we have established a payment mechanism to comply with our commitments to Russia, and it will be in rubles,” El Aissami said during the St. Petersburg International Forum (SPIEF). In addition, the vice president stated that Caracas is studying all possibilities to increase cooperation with… Continue ->

Tags: Rubles, Russia, Venezuela


REVEALED: ‘Zelensky not in control of Ukrainian Army’ – DPR head Pushilin

Published 2019-06-08 20:37:42 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Donetsk, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

DONETSK – Commenting on the situation of increased violence with Ukraine, head of the DPR Denis Pushilin explained that since the new president of Ukraine, Zelensky, came to power, the number of ceasefire violations in the Donbass has actually increased several times – he has failed to establish control over Ukrainian punitive operation. Pushilin explained today in a major revelation that while Zelensky is nominally the constitutional head of the Ukrainian state, he does not possess the actual authority over the military that one would normally associate with the ‘commander in chief’ of the armed forces.  “Why doesn’t Zelensky give… Continue ->

Tags: DPR, Puppet, Pushilin, UAF, Ukraine, Zelensky


Putin: Confidence in the dollar is decreasing in the world

Published 2019-06-08 20:17:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

ST. PETERSBURG – President of Russia Vladimir Putin said today during his speech at the Economic Forum that is taking place in St. Petersburg that the role of the dollar as the global reserve currency requires a redefinition. Putin said that it is necessary to redefine the function of the US currency, which has turned into a tool of pressure against the rest of the world, and that confidence in the dollar is diminishing. “[…] It is obvious that these profound changes require the adaptation of global financial institutions and a redefinition of the function of the dollar, which after… Continue ->

Tags: Dollar, Putin, Russia, USD


REVEALED: 12 Main Routes used by Human Traffickers, to move captured victims

Published 2019-06-08 20:12:29 by Joaquin Flores in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Headline-News, Latin-America, Peru

SUCRE, Bolivia – The expert Mabel Lozano, a Spanish researcher and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said that Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Venezuela and Panama are characterized as the main countries where the human trafficking victims are taken from, and then moved abroad. Mabel Lozano (researcher and filmmaker), presented last month in Bolivia the documentary “El Proxeneta”, which was based on an interview with an ex-pimp who took at least 2,000 women from South America and other regions of the world to Spain and Europe. Lozano agrees with the UNODC, stating that the most usual routes to attract… Continue ->

Tags: Cartels, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Organized Crime, Sex Slavery, White Slavery


Rostec chief reveals US attempts to disrupt construction of arms factory in Venezuela

Published 2019-06-08 19:11:31 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

MOSCOW – The US has tried to hamper Russia’s delivery of its equipment to the Kalashnikov assault rifle factory in Venezuela, but Russia has nevertheless found a way to do so, said Russian state corporation chief Sergei Chemezov. Speaking at the International Economic Forum in St Petersburg on Friday, Chemezov indicated that Russia has no need to strengthen its presence in Venezuela, because Russian experts have already been there for a long time. The head of Rostec pointed out that Russia is building in Venezuela a production plant for Kalashnikov assault rifles and ammunition. “Because of the sanctions, [the construction]… Continue ->

Tags: Kalishnikov, ROSTEC, Russia, US, Venezuela


WHO NEEDS AMERICA? India prioritizes nuclear, space and technology agreements with Russia

Published 2019-06-08 18:07:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Russia

NEW DELHI – India should diversify economic ties with Russia as new deals in the digital economy, nuclear power and space are due to be closed in September during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian ambassador to Russia said. The diplomat made the remarks during a major Russian economic forum in St. Petersburg. In an interview with RT, Bala Venkatesh Varma, who was appointed India’s ambassador to Russia in August 2018, hailed “historically friendly time-tested relations” between the countries, but insisted that both nations “can do more.” “The economic diversification of our relations is a priority, also… Continue ->

Tags: India, Modi, Putin, Russia


Mexico’s AMLO DEFEATS Trump in Failed Trade War Gambit

Published 2019-06-08 17:47:29 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico, United-States

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump walked back previous threats against Mexico after a firm position taken by Mexican president AMLO, as Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. In a face-saving maneuver, he tweeted that Mexico “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States, but there is nothing from the Mexican side which concretely indicates anything has changed on their general position on limitation, already in effect. The result of this charade is a “U.S.-Mexico Joint Declaration”, released by the State Department which… Continue ->

Tags: AMLO, Lopez Obrador, Mexico, Tarrifs, Trade War, Trump, USA


New Russian bomber is invulnerable to enemy anti-aircraft systems

Published 2019-06-08 17:07:56 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – The Russian strategic bomber Tu-22М3М has acquired incredible power as a result of its modernization, analyst reveals details. Military analyst and retired colonel Viktor Litovkin shared his view on the modernization of the strategic bomber Tu-22М3М in an interview. “This is a very powerful long-range supersonic bomber that is able to change in flight the angle of wing flailing, because of that ability the aircraft can reach Mach 2-2.5 speed. The aircraft can carry a wide range of arms, including cruise missiles,” he said. The analyst pointed out that the bomber has a great range of action. “For… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Tu 22


Film Review and Sneak-peak: ‘Militia’ – The most realistic movie about the Donbass War

Published 2019-06-08 16:55:30 by Guest Author in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Interview, Lugansk, Propaganda, Russia, Ukraine

On June 7 the first film shot at the Lugafilm film studio about the Donbass war, “Militia” premiered in Lugansk. Starting June 8th, the film will be released in the LC. The DPR decided to start rolling a bit later. The producer of the film, the leader of the military music ensemble of the People’s Militia of the LPR “Novorossiya”, Roman Razum, told about the difficulties that preceded the release of the “Militia”, about the realism of the shooting, the musical component and the next creative plans. Roman Razum interviewed by Tikhon Goncharov   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIyX-zJKuHk   TG: On June 7 … Continue ->

Tags: Culture, Donbass, Film, Militia, Propaganda, Russia


DPR to Increase Budget to Process Massive Number of Russian Citizenship Applications

Published 2019-06-08 15:23:21 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

There is some commotion in the Donetsk People’s Republic due to the large number of people wanting to apply for passports of the Russian Federation. This was announced by the head of the DPR Denis Pushilin. According to him, in connection with the current situation, the authorities of the DPR will expand the staff accepting documents for obtaining Russian citizenship. “People have been waiting for RF passports for five years. We have a stir with queues, nevertheless, steps are constantly being taken. Of course, it is necessary to increase the staffing of the territorial divisions of the migration service. The selection of employees… Continue ->

Tags: Citizenship, Donbass, Donetsk, DPR, Passport, Pushilin, Putin, Russia


Netanyahu upsets Trump : “Deal of the Century” once again postponed

Published 2019-06-08 13:51:03 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Iran, Israel, Mena, Opinions, Palestine, Politics, Syria, United-States

For the United States peace plan on a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, or, as Donald Trump likes to call it , “the deal of the century”, difficult times have come once again. A new problem developed in the already well-known difficulties in Trump’s implementation of the initiative, in the form of a categorically negative position of the Palestinian leadership with respect to the peace plan. This time though, it’s the Israelis up in arms. After the victory of Israeli Prime Minister, Likud right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu in the early April 9 parliamentary elections (he has been in power since March 31, 2009), he failed to form… Continue ->

Tags: Elections, Iran, Israel, Likud, Peace Plan, Syria, Trump, War


Kerch 2.0: Military exercises in the Black Sea – Unnecessary provocation or escalation of conflict?

Published 2019-06-08 12:38:25 by Guest Author in Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia, Ukraine, United-States

By Vladimir Gujanicic for FRN – Given that the war on the land in the south-east of Ukraine has long since faded into a mysterious position without the promised victory of Ukrainian politicians, the leadership of Ukraine was placed entirely for the purpose of a weapon in the war against Russia. Without reaching that victory, the Ukrainian authorities, in coordination with the Western countries, have raised tensions with various provocations holding the conflict open for the international community, not wanting to recognize the factual situation. The curiosity of such decisions is primarily due to the fact that these actions do… Continue ->

Tags: Kerch, NATO, Provocation


Why Armenia sides with Assad in Syria’s civil war

Published 2019-06-08 07:00:58 by Joaquin Flores in Armenia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Opinions, Syria

BY IDO VOCK – When Armenia sent a few dozen troops to support the Russian military mission in support of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad earlier this year, few eyebrows were raised. Thousands of foreign soldiers from powers as disparate as the United States and Turkey are already stationed in the country. A handful more sappers and medical officers from the embattled nation of the South Caucasus hardly represents a dramatic upset in the balance of power in war-torn Syria. Officially, Yerevan claims its 80 non-combat personnel are in Syria in support of the sizeable ethnic Armenian community, which numbered 100,000… Continue ->

Tags: Armenia, Assad, Geopolitics, Multipolarity, Pashinyan, Russia, Syria


At plenary session, Putin condemns the US attempts to control the world’s trade

Published 2019-06-08 01:44:12 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

Sputnik.de Putin: US extends its laws over the whole world On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned US policies in the plenary session of this year’s International Business Forum in St. Petersburg (SPIEF), which, in his view, make the whole world the domain of their laws. According to the Russian leader, there is a danger that the universalist model of globalization will degenerate into a “parody, a caricature of itself”. “In this case, general international rules are abolished by the laws, administrative and judicial mechanisms of a country or group of influential countries. “I note with regret that the United… Continue ->

Tags: International Business Forum, Putin, St Petersburg International Business Forum, US


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