The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-08-22

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 10, articles about Crime, Croatia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, Serbia, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela, Defense, North-Korea, Donbass, Ukraine, Isis, Mena, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Albania, Eu, Kosovo.

Tags in this brief: Croatian Nazi, Krajina Serbs, War Crimes, Lavrov, Russia, Venezuela, Su-57, DPRK, PDVSA, Rosneft, Moon, Robot, Space, Donbass, Ukraine, Anti-Terrorism, Military, Syria, Bavar-373, Iran, S-300, Turkey, Albanian Terrorism, ISIS, Kosovo And Metohija.

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CROATIA: Two Attacks on Serbs in Croatia for watching Red Star Serbian team playing

Published 2019-08-22 19:18:39 by Guest Author in Crime, Croatia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, Serbia

By Grey Carter – New attacks on remaining Serbs in Croatia. КNIN – A group of masked attackers broke into a cafe near Knin and physically attacked locals who were watching a Red Star (Serbian football team)-Young Boys (Switzerland) match. The second incident took place in Djevrske near Kistanje, which was also an old Serbian area. photo: Serbian cafe bar where the attack occurred; video can be seen here However, these attacks cannot be qualified as ordinary Croatian hooliganism since the match was played between Serbian Red Star and Swiss Young Boys teams. Five Serbs were injured in the attack,… Continue ->

Tags: Croatian Nazi, Krajina Serbs, War Crimes


Lavrov: Russia will ALWAYS be in solidarity with Venezuela

Published 2019-08-22 17:30:18 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW – Russia will always be in solidarity with Venezuela and intends to oppose pressure on Caracas, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. During a meeting with Venezuelan Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, Lavrov said Russia would always be committed to the principles of solidarity with Venezuela . “We will always be in solidarity with you, defend the right of each people to choose their own path of development and categorically oppose any unlawful and unilateral methods of blackmail and pressure,” he said. The minister also commented on the other meetings Rodríguez held during her visit to Moscow. “During your… Continue ->

Tags: Lavrov, Russia, Venezuela


Chinese media comments why the Russian Su-57 fighters are better than the US F-35

Published 2019-08-22 16:30:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – The emergence of the export version of the 5th generation Russian Su-57 fighter will destroy the monopoly of the American F-35 Lightning II fighter on the world market, writes the Chinese portal Sohu. “Many countries opposing the United States will be able to buy 5th generation aircraft, and Americans will have to reflect very well before sending their troops there,” according to the Chinese portal. The publication notes that India, Indonesia, Algeria, Vietnam and Venezuela may become buyers of the Su-57, but will have to “be patient” until tests are completed. In July, India’s Air Force commander Marshal… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Su-57


Venezuela finally opens embassy in North Korea after 45 years as Russian debt reduces

Published 2019-08-22 15:30:00 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, North-Korea, Russia, Venezuela

PYONGYANG – On Wednesday, Venezuela opened its embassy in North Korea in Pyongyang, according to the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea. Although the event has just happened now, the two countries have had diplomatic relations since 1974. According to information from the North Korean Agency, the opening ceremony of the embassy was attended by North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Pak Myong-guk, Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia, the Middle East and Oceania, Rubén Darío Molina, and Venezuelan interim business manager Mauricio Andrés Bardinet Tatá. In 2015, the North Korean embassy was inaugurated in Caracas. In November last year, then-president of… Continue ->

Tags: DPRK, PDVSA, Rosneft, Russia, Venezuela


Russia launches humanoid robot into space, as plans for moon mission continue

Published 2019-08-22 14:30:26 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

BAIKNOUR, Kazakhstan – Russian humanoid robot Fyodor was successfully launched into space inside the Soyuz MS-14 vehicle on the Soyuz-2.1a rocket of Kazakhstan’s Baikonur cosmodrome on Thursday. The rocket took off at 06:38 Moscow time as planned. During the release, as shown in a Russian agency Roscosmos webcast, Fyodor said the legendary “Come on!” immortalized by Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel to space, on April 12, 1961. About eight minutes after launch, the Soyuz MS-14 was put into orbit. The spacecraft should now fly to the International Space Station on a two-day schedule. Arrival at the station is… Continue ->

Tags: Moon, Robot, Russia, Space


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VIDEO: Elderly have nowhere to hide from Ukrainian shells

Published 2019-08-22 14:15:18 by Drago Bosnic in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

DONBASS – “I can’t handle it anymore. My whole body is worn out. It’s worn out so much, that if I hear any sound, my body is all shaking. It’s the fear. We are living in fear and we don’t know when will it end.” – tells through tears Vera Vasilievna. She can’t even hide from shelling any more: her husband is paralyzed and her lungs already turned black after months she spent in the basement. Kirova Street is the most dangerous spot in Kominternove settlement. Bullets are flying here day and night, most of the houses are nothing but… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Ukraine, War Crimes


Are we facing another World War I? Anti-tank guided missiles

Published 2019-08-22 13:40:16 by Guest Author in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena

By Vladimir Gujanicic – Some of the first things that we think of if reminiscing the World War I are incessant trench warfare systems, positional systems, the battle fronts mainly static, and if they do progress, it is done with tremendous losses but small portions of territory gained. The fear of positional war systems and the horrors of the WWI, have made military thinkers and scientists to come up with the solution that will resolve such situations should they occur in the future. During WWI, the first drafts of such technique patterns occurred in the form of making tanks. Even though… Continue ->

Tags: Anti-Terrorism, Military, Syria


Iran Introduces New Anti-Aircraft System: ‘More Powerful Than the S-300’ (VIDEO)

Published 2019-08-22 13:30:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN – On the morning of Thursday Iran presented its new air defense system Bavar-373, considered in the country as more advanced than the Russian S-300. The system was unveiled on Defense Industry Day by President Hassan Rouhani, according to a statement posted on the president’s official website. “The 373rd is more powerful than the S-300, and is more like the S-400,” the Iranian president said in his speech on Defense Industry Day. In addition to the system, other developments in Iranian industry were also presented , including the Raad armored vehicle. #Iranian armed forces unveiled the homemade long-range air… Continue ->

Tags: Bavar-373, Iran, S-300


Russia will maintain cooperation with Turkey to bring stability to Idlib province

Published 2019-08-22 13:30:33 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, Turkey

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Ministry official Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that Moscow would continue to cooperate with Turkey to bring stability to the demilitarized zone of Idlib. “We believe it is important to comply with all agreements in Idlib aimed at continuing to fight terrorists and guaranteeing the security of the civilian population. In this context, we will continue to cooperate with Turkey under the Sochi Memorandum of 17 September 2018,” said Zakharova. On August 2, a ceasefire came into force throughout Idlib province. The Syrian military command said it would halt the offensive if Turkey abides by the… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Turkey


ISIS recruitment, Jihad and Kosovo Albanians (WARNING, VERY DISTURBING IMAGES)

Published 2019-08-22 12:34:10 by Guest Author in Albania, Crime, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Kosovo, Mena, Nato, Politics, Serbia, Syria, Turkey

By Grey Carter – I came across an interesting article on MEMO concerning Kosovo (Albanian) stance towards ISIS/IDIL, since ‘Kosovo’ is as local Albanians claim ‘the youngest republic in Europe’, which unilaterally proclaimed itself to be independent of Serbia in 2008. Today it seems that so-called Kosovo has become fertile recruiting ground for ISIS. During 2014, dozens of people were arrested for suspected terrorist activity and more than 300 (officially) left for the Middle East to join ISIS and Al-Nusra Front; more than 30 have been killed, according to government figures. The strong presence of foreign fighters from the Balkans… Continue ->

Tags: Albanian Terrorism, ISIS, Kosovo And Metohija, Syria


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