The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-07-31

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 13, articles about Colombia, Defense, Headline-News, Latin-America, Nato, Opinions, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Politics, Russia, Mena, Syria, Israel, Palestine, Turkey, Brazil, Venezuela, Ukraine, Crimea, Eu, Iran, Anglo-5, China, Finance, United-States, Estonia, United-Kingdom.

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Tags in this brief: Colombia, International Relations, NATO, Russia, Syria, Twitter, White Helmets, Erdogan, Israel, Palestine, Turkey, Brazil, Venezuela, Chernobyl, Ukraine, Crimea, Eu, Iran, Iran Nuclear Deal, China, Trade War, USA, Estonia, UK, MENA, Zarif, Economy, Orenburg, IMF, Neocolony.

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ANTONOPOULOS: NATO Looks to Latin America

Published 2019-07-31 21:57:35 by Drago Bosnic in Colombia, Defense, Headline-News, Latin-America, Nato, Opinions

Originally published on Geopolitica – Mr. Paul Antonopoulos is a geopolitical expert and an accomplished author. This is his latest take on NATO involvement in Latin America. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or more commonly known as NATO, seems to be readjusting its focus, especially when considering Colombia is already part of the organization as a partner – and both NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and US President Donald Trump already announced in April 2019 that Brazil had many options to be the next country to obtain the status of “global partner” of the Alliance. The US with Argentina, Brazil… Continue ->

Tags: Colombia, International Relations, NATO


Russia Protests: What Western Media Doesn’t Show You

Published 2019-07-31 18:47:04 by Drago Victorien in Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, Russia

The devil is in the details: knives, pepper spray, tear gas. Peaceful protests? Recorded instances of provocations and violence against the police seemed not to be shown in Western media and inconvenient facts about half of those detained in Moscow not even being residents of Moscow were excluded. During agreed demonstrations, there were no excesses from the police, but that did not seem to be enough for the activists that seemed to have other goals in mind. What really happened on the 27th of July? – Drago Victorien

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Twitter blocks Russian Embassy in Syria account for criticizing Al-Qaeda White Helmets.

Published 2019-07-31 17:30:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria

The NGO White Helmets claims to be politically neutral and non-belligerent, dedicated to the protection of civilians in Syria, although together with the videos in which the White Helmets rescue children from the ruins, the images in which they are publish show intentional manipulation by putting makeup on the victims and dictating what they should declare before the cameras. The Russian Foreign Ministry describes the work of the White Helmets as an element of the information war directed against Damascus. In addition, there is countless evidence that the White Helmets are just affiliates of Al-Qaeda. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Twitter, White Helmets


‘Who is on Israel’s side is against us,’ says Erdogan after Palestinian deaths

Published 2019-07-31 15:30:56 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Palestine, Turkey

ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned Israel and its allies for allowing a “state of terror […] in Palestine,” declaring: “Whoever is on Israel’s side, know that we are against them.” “We do not approve of the silence about Israel’s shameless terror in Palestine,” Erdogan said, addressing senior provincial officials from his Ankara Justice and Development Party, according to Iranian PressTV. Erdogan has been a fierce critic of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government, denouncing the prime minister currently bogged down in multiple corruption and bribery investigations as “the leading thief in Israel” and “a tyrant… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, Israel, Palestine, Turkey


Trafficking people: How Venezuelans are becoming victims of sexual exploitation in Brazil

Published 2019-07-31 15:30:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

BOA VISTA, Brazil – This Tuesday, when the World Day to Combat Trafficking in Persons is celebrated, Brazil does not have much to celebrate, being the destination of a growing flow of Venezuelan women brought here for the purpose of sexual exploitation. After all, what does the country need to do to combat this problem more effectively? With a deep economic crisis that has been affecting the country for years, Venezuela has seen a sharp migratory flow of its citizens to several neighboring countries. In situations of misery and despair, many of these migrants end up in a series of… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Venezuela


Preparations for nuclear war or just negligence, Ukraine trains troops in Chernobyl

Published 2019-07-31 15:16:18 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

Chernobyl, Ukraine – The National Guard of Ukraine confirmed to journalists that they periodically conduct military exercises in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Deutsche Welle reports. However, there’s still no information about this on the website of the National Guard and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. Warnings about the closure of the zone sometimes appear on the page of the state enterprise “Center for Organizational, Technical and Informational Support of the Exclusion Zone Management”, which is responsible for allowing tourists to enter Chernobyl. However, sometimes Pripyat (the city which was evacuated after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster) is closed… Continue ->

Tags: Chernobyl, Ukraine


Ukrainian Naftogaz sues Russia for $5.2 billion for loss of assets in Crimea

Published 2019-07-31 14:30:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Crimea, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV – The Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz filed a lawsuit against Russia in the Permanent Arbitration Court in The Hague demanding compensation of $5.2 billion for the loss of its assets in the Crimea, the company said. “Naftogaz Ukraini and the companies of the Naftogaz group at the end of June filed with the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague a claim on compensation for losses suffered by the expropriation of the assets of the Naftogaz group in Crimea,” the statement said. The note states that “the Naftogaz group asks the Court to order the Russian Federation to pay… Continue ->

Tags: Crimea, Russia, Ukraine


IRAN’S FOREIGN MINISTRY: EU has 2 months to save the Nuclear deal

Published 2019-07-31 14:15:46 by Drago Bosnic in Eu, Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Moussavi warned that his country’s two-month deadline that started earlier this month is the last opportunity given to the Europeans to meet Iran’s demand to implement their nuclear deal undertakings. “I think it will be the last opportunity for the nuclear deal parties. We will put into effect the next step if Iran’s interests are not met and if they do not do anything special, the Islamic Republic of Iran will not extend the steps anymore,” Moussavi said on Wednesday. He explained that Iran’s third step will be stronger than the past… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Iran, Iran Nuclear Deal


CHINA’S FOREIGN MINISTRY: US is not a reliable partner

Published 2019-07-31 13:45:02 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING – China’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the United States was to blame for flip-flopping in bilateral trade talks, after President Donald Trump warned Beijing against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal, adding that if he wins the re-election, the outcome will be worse for China. “When conducting trade and economic negotiations, the US must give up its pressure tactics. The US must prove its sincerity and act honestly to reach a trade agreement,” she noted at a briefing, RIA Novosti reported. Earlier, as US-China trade negotiations were underway in Shanghai, Trump underlined that… Continue ->

Tags: China, Trade War, USA


British fighters escort Russian military transport plane near Estonia (PHOTOS)

Published 2019-07-31 13:30:30 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Estonia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-Kingdom

TALLINN – British Royal Air Forces fighters took off from a base in Estonia last Sunday to intercept a Russian military transport aircraft Il-76. The transport aircraft was flying close to Estonian airspace, the UK Ministry of Defense said in a statement yesterday. “We continued to escort the transport aircraft as it flew north out of Estonian airspace,” said the British pilot who was involved in the operation mentioned in the statement. As the ministry indicated, it was a routine mission for the Amari Air Base Typhoon fighters to “ensure that the UK is here to work in partnership with… Continue ->

Tags: Estonia, Russia, UK


Iranian FM: US Middle East policy is biggest failure since Vietnam

Published 2019-07-31 12:30:29 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Yavad Zarif says Washington has spent trillions in the Middle East and its policy in the region has been its biggest failure since the Vietnam War. “For millennia, Iranians have outlasted every aggressor. But, the US has spent $7 trillion & rivers of blood in our region, in its biggest failure since Vietnam,” Zarif wrote in his Twitter account. In addition, Zarif asked Trump to renounce the “reject #B_Team’s fake history” and its “thirst for #ForeverWar.” For millennia, Iranians have outlasted every aggressor.But, the US has spent $7 trillion & rivers of blood in… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, MENA, Zarif


THANK YOU SANCTIONS: Orenburg Region (VIDEO)

Published 2019-07-31 12:15:58 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia

Orenburg, Russian Federation – Orenburg Region (Orenburzhye) is an important region in the south of central Russia, stretched along Russia’s border with Kazakhstan. During the 1990s it suffered greatly, especially under the IMF-advised policies of Russia’s traitors, liberal shock-therapy economists selling Russia’s economic giants for pennies. It all lasted until the early 2000s when new authorities decided to put a stop to it. The region started a long-overdue revival. In 2009, the revival was slowed down during the global recession crisis, but it soon recovered. However, the Western sanctions aiming to weaken Russia soon reached the Orenburg region. And that’s… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Orenburg, Russia


VIDEO: IMF comes to “the rescue”, Ukraine’s collapse continues

Published 2019-07-31 11:15:29 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Ukraine, United-States

KIEV – The Ukrainian president is to discuss the details of another IMF tranche. It’s the second week that the fund’s experts have been working in Kiev. They’re collecting statistical data and checking whether reforms are being carried out. Kiev is to carry them out in exchange for financial assistance. What could this mean for an average Ukrainian citizen? Well, if we take the entire history of the International Monetary Fund into consideration, nothing good. When IMF experts (some might call them economic hitmen) come to your country, all you could expect is lower wages, higher taxes and thus, lower… Continue ->

Tags: IMF, Neocolony, Ukraine, USA


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