The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-06-09

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 6, articles about Defense, Eurasia, Russia, Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-States, Iran, Mena, Latin-America, Nicaragua, Ukraine.

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Tags in this brief: Russia, S-400, S400, Navy, US, America, Iran, Nicaragua, Power, Trade, Brothel, ICJ, Ukraine.

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Countries continue to defy US threats of purchasing the S-400

Published 2019-06-09 21:00:55 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Russia

BLAGOVESCHENSK, Russia – The director general of the Russian state corporation Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, described as “unfair competition” the statements of the US on the incompatibility of the Russian anti-aircraft system S-400 with the standards of NATO. “They [the United States] try to pressure, not even us and our partners, by forcing them not to sign contracts with Russia and not buy military equipment, which is an unfair competition,” Chemezov said in an interview with Russian television NTV. He pointed out that what the US wants is to impose its own weapons. The United States stated that the S-400 anti-aircraft… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, S-400, S400


The incident in the East China Sea, a dangerous US game against Russia?

Published 2019-06-09 20:00:45 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

The American cruiser Chancellorsville unexpectedly approached the Russian anti-submarine ship Almirante Vinogradov at a distance of 50 meters. As a result, the Russian ship had to maneuver to avoid the possible collision. Who is to blame for this situation? Although the spokesman of the 7th Fleet, Clayton Doss, declared that the navigation of the Russian ship was unsafe and unprofessional, the video published by the US Navy itself shows the contrary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5D5H0nlw54 Admiral Vinogradov was on the starboard side of Chancellorsville. Therefore, it was the American ship that had to let Admiral Vinogradov pass. The Russian admiral and former commander… Continue ->

Tags: Navy, Russia, US


WARNING TO AMERICA: Iran reveals new air defense system that can intercept 6 targets at once

Published 2019-06-09 18:37:46 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – The Iranian Defense Ministry has unveiled its new national air defense system, Khordad 15, capable of killing six targets at the same time, the Tasnim news agency quoted Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami as saying. The new air defense system, equipped with radar and independent launch platforms, can detect both combat aircraft and intruders within a 150-kilometer radius and track them over a distance of 120 kilometers, according to the Tasnim news agency. The Iranian defense minister also said that the Khordad 15 system, combined with the long-range Sayyad-3 missiles, would be capable of detecting targets within a… Continue ->

Tags: America, Iran, US


SECURING SOVREIGNTY: Nicaragua wants Russian companies to build hydroelectric power

Published 2019-06-09 17:34:36 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Nicaragua, Russia

ST. PETERSBURG – Nicaragua hopes to promote hydropower projects with Russian companies, Laureano Ortega Murillo, an adviser to the country’s presidency for investment, trade and international cooperation, said. “We are interested in promoting hydroelectric projects with Russian companies that have extensive experience in this field,” he told the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). Ortega Murillo, also a representative of Nicaragua for Russia’s affairs, highlighted among the “tangible” results of the forum the exchange with new companies and government institutions to develop projects, particularly in the field of renewable energy. The presidential aide also expressed Nicaragua’s interest in increasing cooperation… Continue ->

Tags: Nicaragua, Power, Russia, Trade


Russian legislator declares war on ‘brothels’ with sex dolls

Published 2019-06-09 16:18:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Brothels where “girls” cannot say no to customers, or say they are tired, have opened their doors all over the world in recent years. Such brothels have even appeared in countries where prostitution is illegal. The emergence of one of these establishments left a member of the regional assembly of the Leningrad region in doubt whether they should be legal in Russia. Vladimir Petrov, a deputy from the region’s legislative body, has drafted a bill aimed at banning establishments that have robots and sex dolls. He said that some entrepreneurs in the region asked if this type of… Continue ->

Tags: Brothel, Russia


Moscow urges International Court of Justice not to accept ‘fake accusations’ by Ukraine

Published 2019-06-09 14:00:48 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

MOSCOW – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that the Russian side expected the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to dismiss the “forged” accusations of Kiev in Ukraine’s suit against Russia. “The Russian side expects the International Court of Justice to pay due attention to arguments that it has no jurisdiction to consider forced accusations, and will discard them before considering the merits,” the ministry said in a statement. From June 3 to 7, the ICJ heard the case of Ukraine against the Russian Federation which was initiated by Kiev in January 2017 based on the International Convention for the… Continue ->

Tags: ICJ, Russia, Ukraine


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