The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-09-30

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Germany, Headline-News, United-States, Defense, Russia, Norway, Albania, Croatia, Hungary, Nato, Politics, Serbia, Yugoslavia.

Tags in this brief: China, Economy, Eu, Germany, Merkel, Trade War, USA, Russia, US, Arctic, Norway, Nationalism, Patriotism, Serbia.

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China-US trade war pulls German economy into recession

Published 2019-09-30 18:56:35 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Germany, Headline-News, United-States

The largest economy in the European Union is experiencing serious problems as China and the United States introduce new duties on mutual trade, and Brexit can bring a new batch of problems for Germany under the accelerated scenario. Expectations of a recession in the German economy intensified after German GDP declined 0.1% in the second quarter. If the decline is recorded in the third quarter ending on September 30, the fact of the recession will be recognized by formal indicators. So far, the sharp slowdown in the German economy is mainly due to external factors – the German domestic market is holding quite… Continue ->

Tags: China, Economy, Eu, Germany, Merkel, Trade War, USA


Impenetrable Shield: Russia to Deploy Advanced Air Defense System

Published 2019-09-30 16:34:48 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Experts have evaluated the capabilities of modern Russian S-500 anti-aircraft and missile defense systems. The complex is expected to outperform all other analogs in terms of combat effectiveness. Relentless combination The combination of air defense and missile defense functions in a single platform will safely cover major cities and major industrial facilities. In particular, the S-500 will protect the silos from intercontinental ballistic missiles – the ground base of the Russian nuclear shield. “The detailed tactical and technical characteristics of this system are still confidential […] The most important thing is its mobility. The deployment time takes no… Continue ->

Tags: Russia


MAJOR: Chinese Navy Surrounds U.S. Aircraft Carrier

Published 2019-09-30 15:32:12 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING – Chinese media published satellite images showing how US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan was surrounded by five Chinese warships in the South China Sea. The image was taken on the 23rd. From here you can see the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier very close to five other ships of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy. A minor correction at the bottom left. pic.twitter.com/ylaNFGcXJx— Duan Dang (@duandang) September 29, 2019 Commenting on this, China Defense Ministry press secretary Ren Guoquiang said Washington had sent the aircraft carrier to the South China Sea as a sign of strength. Guoquiang assured the… Continue ->

Tags: China, US


Granit missile voted best Russian weapon against U.S. aircraft carrier

Published 2019-09-30 14:30:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

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MOSCOW – Russian anti-ship Granit cruise missiles are the most powerful for reaching US carriers and their naval groups, writes Chinese portal Sohu. According to the author of the article, it was this weaponry that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu mentioned in a recent interview when talking about the weapons Russia has to face US aircraft carriers. The minister said Pentagon spends its budget on creating new carrier groups, while Russia has as a priority the creation of systems to combat these ships. This attitude is more economical and efficient, Shoigu stressed. According to the head of the Russian Defense,… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US


China reveals how it intends to resolve trade war with US

Published 2019-09-30 13:30:24 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING – China hopes to settle its trade dispute with the United States “with a calm and rational attitude,” Deputy Asia Trade Minister Wang Shouwen said two weeks after the start of a new round of talks between the parties. Washington and Beijing have been in trade war for over a year, with reciprocal billions of dollars of tax on each other’s assets. Confrontation between the world’s largest economies has shaken financial markets and threatened global growth. A new round of talks by senior officials on both sides will take place in the US capital from October 10-11, led by… Continue ->

Tags: China, Trade War, US


Provoking Russia? Media lies about existence of ‘Russian special forces’ in Norway

Published 2019-09-30 12:29:54 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Norway, Russia

OSLO – Norwegian website AldriMer published on September 27 news that Russian special forces fighters were found in mainland Norway, as well as in the Svalbard archipelago. Norwegian and NATO intelligence sources were cited by the site, which said Russian military personnel conducted field reconnaissance in the above-mentioned areas and reviewed critical facilities. However, the Russian embassy in Oslo stated that the news about “Russian special forces in Norway” is not true. “We can only characterize it as rude provocation. We consider the publication part of the systematic work done in Norway by certain circles to plant the enemy image… Continue ->

Tags: Arctic, Norway, Russia


Why Patriotic Nationalism Beats the Ethnic-based One

Published 2019-09-30 08:00:25 by Drago Bosnic in Albania, Croatia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Hungary, Nato, Politics, Russia, Serbia, Yugoslavia

When talking about nationalism, the Western mainstream media often use the term in a broadly negative connotation. However, how many people in the neoliberal-dominated West really know anything about nationalism? Expectedly, the answer is little to none. In order to understand nationalism, we have to go back to its root. Although nationalism was defined only in the late 18th/early 19th century, societal systems very similar to nationalism have existed for as long as the human civilization itself. Of course, as no ideology is perfect, nationalism isn’t either. The most radical form of nationalism, Nazism, killed tens of millions of people… Continue ->

Tags: Nationalism, Patriotism, Russia, Serbia


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