The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-06-13

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 11, articles about Cuba, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Donbass, Donetsk, Brazil, Anglo-5, Sweden, United-States, Ukraine, Crimea, Germany, Nato, Iran, Japan, Ksa, Mena, Uae, China, India, Defense.

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Tags in this brief: Cuba, Russia, Donbass, DPR, Economy, Pushilin, Social Democracy, Socialism, Brazil, Gazprom, Spy, Sweden, US, Charges, Corruption, Investigation, Legal Process, Oleg Tsarev, Poroshenko, Trial, Ukraine, Kerch Strait, Provocation, Russian Navy, UAF, Ukrainian Navy, Zelensky, Abe, Gulf Of Oman, Iran, Japan, Peace Talks, Rouhani, Strait Of Hormuz, Terrorism, Ceasefire, F-35, India, S-400, USA, Belt And Road Initiative, Geopolitics, International Relations, Military, Modi, NATO, New Silk Road, Putin, Xi, Pistol.

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ON FLORIDA’S DOORSTEP: Technologically advanced Russian Navy frigate to visit Cuba soon

Published 2019-06-13 23:36:57 by Paul Antonopoulos in Cuba, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

HAVANA, Cuba – The Russian Navy’s newest frigate Admiral Gorshkov, wich began its first long-haul trip, plans to visit Cuba in the near future, reports the Russian portal. According to the portal, the day before the Russian sailors arrived in Ecuador. It is expected that in June of this year the ship will fulfill the necessary tasks in the Caribbean Sea and then enter one of the ports of Cuba. As the chief of the Frota Norte press service, sea captain Vadim Serga, said, the frigate paid a working visit to the port of Puerto Bolívar in Ecuador. The sailors… Continue ->

Tags: Cuba, Russia


DPR deepens Social Democracy – Significantly increases pensions and raises public sector wages

Published 2019-06-13 23:12:37 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Donetsk, Eurasia, Headline-News

DONETSK – The DPR authorities intend to ensure a significant increase in pensions and wages of state employees and civil servants by 2020, according to the head of the DPR Denis Pushilin. “In the public sector and in the public service of the Republic, from July 1st, 2019 onwards, wage increases are planned at 35 percent, while pensions are planned to be increased by 25 percent at the same time,” said Pushilin. He noted that it is also planned to increase the salaries of some categories of law enforcement officers, social allowances, insurance payments. Such moves will deepen the social… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, DPR, Economy, Pushilin, Social Democracy, Socialism


Is Gazprom about to dominate Brazil?

Published 2019-06-13 22:35:20 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO – The World Congress of Chambers of Commerce, based in Rio de Janeiro, received commercial representatives from countries such as Russia and China. Gilberto Ramos, president of the organization said that the group signed a cooperation agreement with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Moscow. He explained that the agreement covers areas such as innovation, infrastructure and research. “Our agreement is also aimed at fostering trade, industrial, investment and cultural relations,” he said. The representative also pointed out that among the bilateral chambers of commerce present at the event, the Brazil-Russia Chamber is the only one… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Gazprom, Russia


Russian war planes chase off US and Swedish spy planes from the border (VIDEO)

Published 2019-06-13 21:34:41 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Sweden, United-States

ST. PETERSBURG – On Monday a Su-27 fighter intercepted two reconnaissance aircraft from the US and Swedish Air Force near the Russian border on the Baltic Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said. According to the statement, after detecting “two aerial targets approaching the Russian border” over neutral waters of the Baltic Sea, the Su-27 fighter crew “approached a safe distance” and identified the aircraft. It was an RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft from the US Air Force and a Gulfstream from the Swedish Air Force. The pilot of the Russian aircraft escorted the two planes so that they did not violate the… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Spy, Sweden, US


TSAREV: There are more than enough reasons to put Poroshenko in jail

Published 2019-06-13 15:36:42 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

Former lawyer,  former deputy head of the administration of ex-President Yanukovych, and a moderate voice of support for the Donbass Republics, Oleg Tsarev, said that in early July the ex-president of Ukraine Poroshenko could be in jail . However, he also said that in June, Poroshenko’s property could be arrested . Where will the investigation against Poroshenko lead and how likely it is that he will be behind bars, is the subject now spoken to by politician Oleg Tsarev. “Regarding the possible arrest of Poroshenko, we can say the following. There are more than enough reasons for initiating and thoroughly investigating criminal cases, that is,… Continue ->

Tags: Charges, Corruption, Investigation, Legal Process, Oleg Tsarev, Poroshenko, Trial, Ukraine


MAJOR: Ukraine drops Assault Plan for Kerch Strait – Second entering gambit off the table

Published 2019-06-13 15:24:59 by Joaquin Flores in Crimea, Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Nato, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV – In a major statement in an interview with BBC News Ukraine  by the head of the Ukrainian General Staff Ruslan Homchak, the question of the passage of the Navy ships of the Armed Forces of Ukraine through the Kerch Strait into the Sea of ​​Azov was raised. Speaking to this question, an entire shift in Ukrainian planning was revealed:   “As for the passage, today this question is also not worth it. We do not have so many Ukrainians that we could risk them in this way, ” said the general. At the same time, he added that Ukraine… Continue ->

Tags: Kerch Strait, Poroshenko, Provocation, Russia, Russian Navy, UAF, Ukrainian Navy, Zelensky


MAJOR: VIDEO – Terrorists attack Japanese oil ship near Iran during historic meeting of Abe and Rouhani

Published 2019-06-13 14:39:18 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Japan, Ksa, Mena, Uae

TOKYO – A Japanese shipping company has just confirmed its tanker was attacked in gulf. The public broadcaster NHK identified the ship as the Kokuka Courageous, one of two that were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman on Thurdsay. Authorities are treating statements regarding this attack with caution, but terrorism is likely and has not been ruled out. Such a pattern of recent attacks forces that larger questions of supply line security be raised, particularly as the U.S had previously announced its willingness to engage in such disruptive operations in order to contain Iran. The U.S has… Continue ->

Tags: Abe, Gulf Of Oman, Iran, Japan, Peace Talks, Rouhani, Strait Of Hormuz, Terrorism


Ukraine Army Head: Zelensky Never Gave a Ceasefire Order

Published 2019-06-13 13:57:37 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV – Nobody gave a command to Ukrainian soldiers to cease fire in the Donbas. This was stated by the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Homchak in an interview with BBC News Ukraine. “No commands given. There is a war, and all the commanders there are in their places. The detachment commander commands the detachment, the platoon commander – a platoon, the company commander – a company. They have no commands to answer no, ” said Homchak. He also noted that rumors about such an order are part of the “information-psychological war”. “How can you say in… Continue ->

Tags: Ceasefire, UAF, Zelensky


U.S-India relations Weaken – India to buy Russian S-400 system even if U.S F-35 is unavailable

Published 2019-06-13 13:49:09 by Joaquin Flores in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, India, United-States

The United States may offer India an opportunity to buy the lackluster and problem ridden fifth-generation F-35 fighter jets, on the condition that New Delhi refuses to buy the Russian Triumph S-400 air defense system, touted as one of the best systems in the world today. India and Russia have already signed agreement worth $ 5.4 billion for the S-400. This was reported today, on June 13, by  The Economic Times. “The US has stepped up pressure on India in connection with the signing of an agreement on the supply of S-400 in October last year. High-ranking representatives of Washington said… Continue ->

Tags: F-35, India, Russia, S-400, USA


Modi-Xi-Putin Meeting at SCO Summit Vital for Re-shaping the World Order

Published 2019-06-13 03:26:35 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Nato, Russia, United-States

An important convergence of nations will be occurring during the June 13-14 annual Shanghai Cooperation Summit in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan where Presidents Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Naradra Modi have announced bilateral meetings in an event which brings together the majority of the Eurasian world under a banner of cooperation. Kyrgyzstan is especially important as it is a gateway uniting the east and west via the Belt and Road Initiative and China-Kyrgyzstan Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. This event comes hot off the heels of Putin and Xi Jinping’s historic meeting at the Kremlin on June 5 where the two leaders… Continue ->

Tags: Belt And Road Initiative, Geopolitics, International Relations, Military, Modi, NATO, New Silk Road, Putin, Xi


New Russian pistol represents ‘quantum leap’ in technological development

Published 2019-06-13 01:40:37 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

The National Interest featured the new Russian pistol Lebedev PL-15 as a major step forward compared to existing weapons. The author of the article even called the development a “quantum leap” weapon. According to the publication, the history of the new weapon began in 2014. First, the PL-14 appeared, which managed to combine the best qualities of Russian and foreign weapons. The new weapon features an automatic lock and dual action trigger mechanism. The PL-15K also received soft control levers and trigger with variable sensitivity. After the first tests, there were some questions regarding the dual action trigger. In other… Continue ->

Tags: Pistol, Russia


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