The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-07-15

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 8, articles about Anglo-5, Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Interview, Kosovo, Mena, Nato, North-Korea, Politics, Russia, Serbia, Syria, United-States, Pakistan, Iran, Israel, China, Cuba, Latin-America, Donetsk, Ukraine, Defense, Isis.

Tags in this brief: Leonid Ivashov, Novorossia, Russia, Ukraine, USA, Putin, Technology, Pakistan, Iran, Israel, War, China, Cuba, Rail, Donetsk, War Crimes, F-35, Lockheed Martin, NATO, US, Hama, Idlib, Syria, Syrian Army, Terrorism.

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RUSSIAN GENERAL: We made a big mistake when we withdrew from Kosovo

Published 2019-07-15 19:55:40 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Interview, Kosovo, Mena, Nato, North-Korea, Politics, Russia, Serbia, Syria, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Leonid Grigoryevich Ivashov is a high-ranking Russian military and public official and an expert in geopolitics. He is the President of the Academy for Geopolitical Problems and a retired Colonel-General. But he is probably best known as one of the key people who organized the march of Russian paratroopers to Pristina in 1999 when 250 paratroopers took control of Pristina Airport, right before the noses of a NATO occupying force, after a 500km forced march from Bosnia, where they were stationed as peacekeepers. “I know that a number of European states do not want Kosovo to gain… Continue ->

Tags: Leonid Ivashov, Novorossia, Russia, Ukraine, USA


Putin urges for the guarantee of Russia’s technological sovereignty

Published 2019-07-15 18:30:00 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – The Russian leader said that the key technological trends determine the future of the Russian economy and the global economy in general. “The global competition to obtain the technologies of the future has already begun (…) Our task is to not waste time and do everything to be among the leaders, guarantee the technological sovereignty of Russia and occupy a worthy place among the main players in the new markets.” stated President Vladimir Putin. “We hope that the largest Russian companies will become true technological and financial leaders,” and that, “that up to 80% of the most successful… Continue ->

Tags: Putin, Russia, Technology


THEY CAN TRY but Washington cannot influence Pakistan on its relations with Russia

Published 2019-07-15 17:30:31 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Pakistan, Russia

ISLAMABAD – The US cannot influence Pakistan’s position on Russia because Islamabad is satisfied with the relations it has with Moscow and is willing to develop cooperation in all areas, the former foreign secretary of the Foreign Ministry told Sputnik Pakistani Riaz Khokhar. “I do not think the US can influence Islamabad in terms of relations between Pakistan and Russia, our relations with the US are quite difficult and are characterized by constant up and down jumps,” Khokhar said in response to the corresponding question. Speaking about relations with Russia, the former Pakistani diplomat stressed that they “improved considerably and… Continue ->

Tags: Pakistan, Russia


Delusional Netanyahu says Israel is the ‘only army in the world’ prepared to fight against Iran

Published 2019-07-15 16:30:34 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Iran, Israel, Mena

TEL AVIV – July 15, 2019 – The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) are the only military forces in the world capable of facing Iran in case of war, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “At the moment, the only army in the world capable of fighting Iran is the Israeli army,” he told members of Israel’s National Security College at his home on Sunday, according to the Jerusalem Post. The prime minister also recalled his role in the fight against the Iranian nuclear agreement of 2015, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA), saying the agreement would have… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Israel, War


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Cuba inaugurates new rail system with help from Russia and China

Published 2019-07-15 15:30:15 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Cuba, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

HAVANA – For the first time since the 1970s new trains were put at the service of the population of Cuba. The country’s authorities hope to develop a large-scale program for the renewal of the island’s rail system, with the help of Russia and China, over the next ten years. In May 2019, Havana received 80 new wagons manufactured in China that already serve the population. Another 80 wagons will be landed on the island next year, Cubadebate reports. The new wagons are divided into first class, which has air conditioning system installed, and second class. In addition, Cuba has… Continue ->

Tags: China, Cuba, Rail, Russia


Two DPR Civilians Wounded due to more Shelling by Ukrainian Armed Forces

Published 2019-07-15 14:50:58 by Drago Bosnic in Donbass, Donetsk, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

DONETSK, Donbass – Two civilians were wounded in the Donetsk People’s Republic yesterday as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian Armed Forces. One person was injured in Dokuchaevsk and another in Sakhanka. This was announced by the head of the press service of the Armed Forces of the DPR, Daniel Bezsonov. “In addition to the destroyed civilian infrastructure, two civilians from the settlements of Sakhanka and Dokuchaevsk were victims of Ukrainian terror, receiving fragmentation and gunshot wounds,” he said. Just four days ago, on July 11, Russian military commander Alexander Sladkov showed President of Ukraine Zelensky the first Donbas resident killed… Continue ->

Tags: Donetsk, Novorossia, Ukraine, War Crimes


HERE WE GO AGAIN: Useless and Over-priced, Row with Lockheed Martin Means Interrupted F-35 Deliveries

Published 2019-07-15 13:35:23 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Nato, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – This is how Lockheed Martin defines the F-35: “The F-35 Lightning II is a single-seat, single-engine, stealth 5-gen fighter aircraft designed for many missions with advanced, integrated sensors built into every aircraft. Missions that were traditionally performed by small numbers of specialized aircraft, such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and electronic attack missions can now be executed by a squadron of F-35s, bringing new capabilities to NATO and other allied air forces.” There are many other definitions of this aircraft and many are complete antipodes to that of Lockheed Martin, but they all boil down to this… Continue ->

Tags: F-35, Lockheed Martin, NATO, US


VIDEO: LIBERATED! Syrian Arab Army Retakes Northwestern Hama

Published 2019-07-15 10:38:59 by Drago Bosnic in Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Syria

HAMA – A new video that chronicled the Syrian Arab Army’s operation to retake Al-Hamamiyat in northwestern Hama has been released. Russian and Syrian forces, supported by various volunteer units have been on the offensive in Idlib and Hama governorates in order to finally liberate the terrorist-held areas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hu0cs7E22w

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Syria, Syrian Army, Terrorism


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