The FRN Daily News Brief 2018-12-13


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 6 articles about China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, World, Donbass, Donetsk, Ukraine, Anglo-5, Mena, Syria, United-States, Colombia, Latin-America, Venezuela, Defense.
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Tags in this brief: Africa, China, Russia, US, Donbass, Donetsk, Kiev, Moscow, Ukraine, Syria, CIA, Devine, Filaret, Defense, Weapons

China and Russia Dominating Africa, US Trying to Play Catch Up

Published 2018-12-13 18:33:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, World

WASHINGTON, The United States – Due to the presence of Russia and mainly China in Africa, the Trump Administration has apparently begun to fret and show interest in competing against the two rising superpowers to dominate relations with African countries. According to the NBC channel, the Republican Administration may soon officially present new plans to improve its position in Africa, strengthening ties with nations such as Kenya, Libya, Somalia and Mali to counterbalance the influence of other powers on the continent. A strategic place that connects several important seas and straits, in which several nations have set up military bases… Continue ->

Tags: Africa, China, Russia, US

Moscow Warns That Kiev is Preparing Military Offensive Against Donbass

Published 2018-12-13 17:38:23 by Paul Antonopoulos in Donbass, Donetsk, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine – According to Maria Zakharova, the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Ukraine is preparing an offensive against militias in the Mariupol area of ​​southern Donetsk province and could use it to prolong martial law and cancel the presidential elections in Ukraine. “According to information we have, Kiev is planning to carry out an armed provocation in the line of contact [in Donbass] and then, taking advantage of martial law covering the provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk, they will launch an energy offensive in the Mariupol area to take over territories on the coast of the Sea… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Donetsk, Kiev, Moscow, Russia, Ukraine

Russia: US Only Helps Terrorists in Syria, Does Not Fight Them

Published 2018-12-13 15:57:47 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian Foreign Ministry official Maria Zakharova said Thursday that the US military presence in Syria does not help but hampers the fight against terrorism in the country. On December 12, the US special commissioner in the international coalition against Daesh (self-styled Islamic State, ISIS), Brett McGurk, stated that today the US and its allies face difficulties in the fight against terrorists in the Syria. The representative of the Russian chancellery emphasized that such statements seek to justify the illegal armed presence of the United States. “According to Russian estimates, [the American presence] not only does not respond… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, US

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Head of Ukraine’s Orthodox church thanks CIA’s covert ops chief

Published 2018-12-13 15:47:54 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Ukraine, United-States

Rather a first: CIA beneficiaries thank their benefactor. Neither the Shah of Iran, nor Augusto Pinochet, nor Sese Mobutu ever publicly thanked the CIA, but the chief of the schismatic Ukrainian Orthodox Church gives thanks to the covert ops operator. This leads to another question: What is the guy who gave Stinger missiles to the mujahedin doing in Ukraine? There will obviously be more that the priest could thank him for. We read in Novorosinform: Filaret, the leader of the Ukrainian schismatics, met with former CIA Deputy Director Jack Devine and awarded him the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called. Filaret thanked… Continue ->

Tags: CIA, Devine, Filaret

HYPOCRITES: Colombia Slams Russian-Venezuelan Military Relations Despite Being US Imperialist Outpost

Published 2018-12-13 14:02:57 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Colombia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – For Cuban professor Roberto Henandez, Venezuela has the right to defend itself and it is hypocriticl that Colombia is expressing concern about the joint military maneuvers between Venezuela and Russia. Hernandez’s analysis comes in response to accusations made by Colombia on Wednesday through Colombian President Iván Duque. “[…] It is ironic that Colombia is concerned about joint Russian-Venezuelan maneuvers and the presence of Russian airplanes in the neighboring country, when in Colombia seven US military bases are maintained that are a real threat to the entire region,” the retired professor at the University of Havana said. The… Continue ->


Russia’s Special Forces Receive Brand-New ‘Superarm’

Published 2018-12-13 13:13:54 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian special forces have already begun to receive the brand-new SHAK-12 heavy-duty assault rifles that the American media called “super-weapons”. The information was confirmed by the head of the Central Bureau of Development and Research of Sporting Arms and Hunting, Yuri Amelin. In his words, the SHAK-12 is a very specific weapon that will not be mass-produced and destined for the special forces of Russia. “We receive orders, which we fulfill within the framework of the state’s military procurement system, but it is not planned to produce [these weapons] in mass,” he said. Last week, The National… Continue ->

Tags: Defense, Russia, Weapons

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