The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-11-15

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 6, articles about Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Brazil, Latin-America, Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Georgia, Politics, United-States, China, Albania, Serbia, World.

Tags in this brief: Greece, Orthodox, Russia, Color Revolution, Eu, Georgia, BRI, China, Albania, Serbia, Africa, Brazil.

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The number of Russian pilgrims to Greece has dropped by 50% amidst Orthodox Schism

Published 2019-11-15 17:30:46 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

THESSALONIKI – The number of Russian pilgrims in Greece declined significantly in 2019, according to preliminary data from Russian travel agents. The number of Russian pilgrims who have visited Greece has fallen by half this year, according to preliminary data from the Blagovest tourist office in Thessaloniki, which specializes in religious tourism . “Blagovest” is a subsidiary of the Russian tourist group “Ambotis Holidays”. As Blagovest chief Olga Abaeva said, “a 50% decline was recorded this year. During the first half, there was a fairly large decrease, but the second half did better. I can’t say the exact numbers, the… Continue ->

Tags: Greece, Orthodox, Russia


The 2019 BRICS Summit Shows That Russia Is Leading the 21st Century Into The Multipolar World

Published 2019-11-15 16:30:37 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

BRASILIA – The association of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), is a union of some of the most important emerging economies on the planet that share a vision of a balanced international system based on multipolarity rather than global international and political power being concentrated by the U.S. The Brazilian capital of Brasília hosted the 11th BRICS summit on Wednesday and Thursday, with all five leaders in attendance. BRICS always had less of a political emphasis and instead mostly focussed on economics, with this year’s summit concentrating on “economic growth for an innovative future.” Surprisingly though, this… Continue ->

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The US Is Preparing Another Color Revolution In Georgia For Next Year

Published 2019-11-15 15:30:15 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Georgia, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

The Port Of Discord Georgian banker Mamuka Khazaradze, the co-founder of the country’s largest universal bank and the man behind the Anaklia Port project, recently had a falling out with the government after being charged with money laundering and thus decided to form his own political party called “Lelo” in an attempt to unseat his opponents during next year’s parliamentary elections as revenge. This in and of itself wouldn’t be an event worthy of international attention had it not been for the fact that the US Embassy in Georgia signaled its support for him after the charges were made and… Continue ->

Tags: Color Revolution, Eu, Georgia


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Greece is the Centrepiece of China’s BRI in the Eastern Mediterranean

Published 2019-11-15 14:30:43 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News

A 2018 Pew Survey found that 89% of Greeks found their culture to be superior to others, by far the highest amount of people in Europe where it reached as low as 26% in Sweden, 23% in Estonia and Belgium, and 20% in Spain. The Greeks are by far the oldest civilization on the European continent, giving them the moniker as the founders of Western civilization, and a slight arrogance at times over other Europeans. However, it was this very ancient civilizational pride that Chinese President Xi Jinping capitalized on during his extremely productive visit to Greece this week where… Continue ->

Tags: BRI, China, Greece


Pot Calling The Kettle Black: Albanian FM Accuses Serbia of Having a “Criminal History”

Published 2019-11-15 13:30:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Albania, Eurasia, Headline-News, Serbia

BELGRADE – Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has asked Albania to apologize publicly for Foreign Minister Ghent Tsakai’s statements. According to Dacic, Chakai accused Serbia of having a “criminal history” and of alienating politicians and members of paramilitary groups “at the forefront of present-day Serbia”, according to the Serbian Telegraph. “This is a falsification of events in Kosovo and I therefore apologize to the government of the Republic of Albania,” Dacic said, referring to Chakai’s statements. The head of the Serbian diplomacy said that these statements by the Albanian Foreign Minister do not contribute to the good neighborly relations between… Continue ->

Tags: Albania, Serbia


The 21st century is the century of Africa

Published 2019-11-15 12:30:39 by Paul Antonopoulos in World, Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America

Just as Latin America was a major center of opportunity in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it is possible to say that the 21st century is the century of Africa, claims economist Igor de Lucena of the Brazil Africa Institute. In an interview with Sputnik Brasil on Wednesday, the second and last day of the Brazil Africa 2019 Forum, in São Paulo, the researcher explained why he considers it so important that Brazil and other partners know how to harness the economic potential that the African continent presents at the beginning of this century. “Great population growth, a… Continue ->

Tags: Africa, Brazil


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