The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-11-06

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 11, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Science, Anglo-5, Mena, Syria, United-States, Brazil, Latin-America, Cuba, Finance, Politics, China, Crime, Thailand, Isis, Nato, Turkey, Eu, Iraq, Netherlands.

Tags in this brief: Asia, BRICS, Russia, Glonass, Space, Syria, US, Bolsonaro, Brazil, War, Cuba, Economy, Geopolitics, US Sanctions, Boeing 737 MAX, USA, ASEAN, SDF, Turkey, Iraq, NATO, Netherlands, War Crimes.

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Asian Foreign Direct Investment in Russia

Published 2019-11-06 16:30:19 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

The imposition of anti-Russian sanctions in 2014 by economically developed countries definitely impacts on the configuration of Russia’s investment links. The percentage of the federal support for the far Eastern regions is increasing. The direction of Russian investment flows changes towards Asia and the role of the Eastern regions of Russia grows. However, according to experts, building economic relations with Asian countries, including China and India, faces certain difficulties. What is the role of Siberia and the Far East in the formation of the “Eastern way” of Russian investment relations and, in particular, in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI)? It… Continue ->

Tags: Asia, BRICS, Russia


Russia plans to renew its Glonass orbital system in 2020

Published 2019-11-06 15:30:56 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Science

MOSCOW – Russia plans to launch five navigation satellite launches in 2020 to renew its Glonass Global Orbital Navigation Satellite System. According to a source from the Roscosmos State Space Activities Corporation, he told Sputnik, all launches will take place at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the north of the country with Soyuz-2 rockets. “Next year (2020), we plan to launch the last two Glonass-M series satellites and begin renewing the orbital constellation with next-generation devices. Two Glonass-K satellites and the first Glonass-Generation device will be launched,” said the expert. The new generation Glonass-K and Glonass-K2 satellites are different from the… Continue ->

Tags: Glonass, Russia, Space


US extends military mission to Syria as they study attacking Russian forces

Published 2019-11-06 14:30:44 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. is studying “legal” options to attack Russian and Syrian forces in order to prevent Syrian oil from falling into the hands of terrorists while Trump expands actions in the Arab country, according to the AP. Although US President Donald Trump has shown a strong interest in withdrawing his military from Syria, Washington’s policy for the Arab country is taking a new turn. As published the AP news agency, Trump approved measures that expand the use of the armed forces of his country in northeastern Syria. Citing unnamed government sources, the agency also said the United… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, US


‘Unrequited love’: Brazil suffers from Trump’s ‘betrayal’ of beef veto

Published 2019-11-06 13:30:39 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States

BRASILIA – Two years later, the US continued to close its market for beef from Brazil in a demonstration that President Donald Trump’s diplomacy with colleague Jair Bolsonaro is a new “betrayal” of an “unrequited love,” according to analysts. The end of the embargo on Brazilian beef was on Bolsonaro’s agenda at his first meeting with Trump at the White House in March this year. Although the delegation has returned to Brasilia with some promises in its baggage, so far only a few concessions requested by the US have actually materialized. US-born and naturalized Brazilian, University of Brasilia (UnB) emeritus… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, Brazil, US


Russian general explains how wars of the future will be fought

Published 2019-11-06 12:30:58 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – The wars of the future will be much more dynamic and unlikely to be fought in large-scale direct confrontations, as during the great wars fought in the 21st century, said Russian Major General. The war of the future must adapt to modern battlefield conditions, said Maj. Gen. Chebotarev, commander of the unified Amur contingent in Russia’s eastern military district. “The armed conflicts of recent years show that modern warfare will be dynamic, highly technological, and will prevent large-scale direct battles. Probably there will be no trench warfare in classical forms, as we used to see in World War… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, War


The Cold War Never Stopped: US Pressures UN Members to Vote Against Cuba Anti-Blockade Resolution

Published 2019-11-06 12:00:55 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Cuba, Finance, Headline-News, Latin-America, Politics, United-States

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HAVANA – Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez accused the United States of exerting pressure on Latin American countries to oppose the United Nations draft resolution against the US-imposed economic blockade on Cuba. “The US authorities have been carrying out different actions of pressures and blackmail to erode the voting pattern in support to the draft resolution that Cuba has been presenting to the United Nations General Assembly which calls for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade against my country”, Rodriguez said on Monday, according to RIA Novosti. “These pressures have been particularly targeted against the Latin American… Continue ->

Tags: Cuba, Economy, Geopolitics, US Sanctions


China’s Development of the Russian Far East Can Improve EU-Moscow Relations

Published 2019-11-06 11:30:19 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

Russia’s Far East Investment and Export Support Agency investment manager Vasily Libo revealed on November 1 that China’s foreign investment in the Far East advanced development zone accounted for about 59.1% of foreign investments in the region. This massive investment into the Far East is a strategic move by China as it aims to fully exploit the riches and benefits that this region of Russia can bring. As the Russian Far East has a huge investment potential, especially with materials, natural resources, fisheries, and tourism, China aims to take advantage of the mostly underdeveloped region. The region is not only… Continue ->

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Report: Boeing 737 MAX Won’t be Flying Anytime Soon

Published 2019-11-06 11:00:52 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Aiming to win back public confidence in the Boeing 737 MAX, major US airliners are reportedly planning to hold demonstration flights with senior company officials, but without actual passengers on board to prove the model is safe. American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines want to hold additional checks as soon as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing clear the 737 MAX to resume operations after months of worldwide groundings. The plans were revealed by The Wall Street Journal, which cited government and industry officials familiar with the matter late on Sunday. “Restoring the trust of… Continue ->

Tags: Boeing 737 MAX, USA


US Losing Ground in Asia: Several Southeast Asian Leaders Snub Meeting with US Officials

Published 2019-11-06 10:00:19 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Thailand, United-States

BANGKOK – Most Southeast Asian leaders skipped a session with US officials after President Donald Trump decided to avoid an ongoing regional annual summit in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok. On Monday, just three leaders from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) showed up to the meeting with US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, who was leading the US delegation at the summit in Thai capital, PressTV reported. In attendance was the prime minister of Thailand, which is hosting the summit, along with the leaders of Laos and Vietnam. Video from the event showed seven foreign ministers sitting at… Continue ->

Tags: ASEAN, Economy, Geopolitics, USA


Russian FM: US Bid to Hold Oil Fields in Northern Syria Illegitimate

Published 2019-11-06 09:00:45 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Politics, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United-States

MOSCOW – The Russian Foreign Ministry stressed on Tuesday that the US decision to establish military bases to “secure” the Syrian oil fields is illegitimate, as doing so violates international law. “Any actions that aim to bolster the illegal military presence of the United States [in Syria] go against the international law and are unacceptable from our point of view,” Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin told reporters, according to Sputnik. American troops pulled back from several areas as Turkey launched its Operation Peace Spring on 9 October, commencing an offensive against Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The United States and… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Russia, SDF, Syria, Turkey, USA, War


COVER-UP BUSTED: 2015 Dutch Airstrike Killed Scores of Civilians in Iraq

Published 2019-11-06 08:00:10 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iraq, Isis, Mena, Nato, Netherlands, Syria, United-States

AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands admitted that a 2015 airstrike by one of its warplanes serving with the US-led military coalition in Iraq killed some 70 people — including dozens of civilians. In a letter to the parliament on Monday, Dutch Defense Minister Anna Bijleveld-Schouten said that on June 2, 2015, a Dutch F-16 fighter jet, participating in purported counter-terrorism operations, dropped a bomb in Hawija, near the city of Kirkuk, which “resulted in around 70 victims”, PressTV reported. She added that the explosion killed both suspected ISIS members and civilians, adding that it was unclear precisely how many civilians lost… Continue ->

Tags: Iraq, NATO, Netherlands, War Crimes


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