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The FRN Daily News Brief 2018-12-20

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7 articles about Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States, Conspiracy-Theories, Ukraine, Putin, Russia, Turkey, Isis, Mena, Syria, Nato.
Tags in this brief: China, US, War, Su-27. Crash, Ukraine Air Force, Autocephaly, Christianity, Orthodox, Putin, Schism, Erdogan, Kurds, Syria, Trump, Turkey, Withdrawal, Alaska, Russia, NATO, Ukraine.

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What is China’s Strategy to Annihilate the US Air Force?

Published 2018-12-20 21:08:05 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING, China – The Chinese Air Force is trying to compete and defeat the US Air Force through bold strategies, media reports are claiming. China is using a strategy that goes far beyond the competition. To do so, the country is acquiring technologies as they can, be they copied, usurped or innovations of their own, says The National Interest. According to the American expert Scott Harold, the Chinese Air Force aims to defend the airspace of the country, defend from conflict over Taiwan and the projection of superiority over disputed islands. The main strategy used by the Chinese to achieve… Continue ->

Tags: China, US, War


Photo of Crashed Ukrainian Su-27 Goes Viral

Published 2018-12-20 19:48:25 by Joaquin Flores in Conspiracy-Theories, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

A photo from the crash site of the Su-27 Ukrainian Air Force fighter appeared on the Web. Recall that the plane crashed on December 15 in the Zhytomyr region. The pictures of the Su-27 lying in the snowy field were published by the Dutch aviation edition Scramble Magazine. “The picture shows the Su-27, airborne number 55, serial number 36911021308, 831 tactical aviation brigade, is located in the field near the Ozernoye airport,” the publication says. The Dutch paper does not specify who exactly the photographs were provided by. “The cause of the disaster is still unknown. Probably, the pilot did not know about… Continue ->

Tags: Su-27. Crash, Ukraine Air Force


Putin Slams Poroshenko’s State Intervention in Church Life, Fears Bloody Outcome

Published 2018-12-20 19:10:02 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Putin, Russia, Ukraine

During the 14th annual press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the situation with the formation of the so-called autocephalous Orthodox Church in Ukraine a case of state intervention in church life. On this December 20th, reports RIA Novosti . “Unfortunately, in Ukraine they have now created a united splitting church of the Istanbul parish. See what kind of dependence comes from Turkey. There are appointments, and, most importantly, money. I think this is the main motive of Bartholomew – to subjugate this territory, and then also gain it, ” the president said. Putin also stressed that the creation of an autocephalous church is politically motivated. “This… Continue ->

Tags: Autocephaly, Christianity, Orthodox, Putin, Schism


Is Trump About to Betray the Kurds Just Ahead of Fresh Turkish Offensive?

Published 2018-12-20 18:24:26 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Conspiracy-Theories, Eurasia, Headline-News, Turkey, United-States

By Hamza Abbas – For almost two months now, information has spread across news feeds of social networks both in the Russian and in the foreign segment of the Internet, and there are heated debates that the United States has betrayed the Kurds in order to establish relations with Turkey. Particularly ardent supporters of Kurdish armed groups are trying to prove that all this is a lie spread by the enemies of the Kurdish people.  However, the facts are stubborn things. We will not cover the entire history of the US-Turkish negotiations and statements, but turn to the last of them. So,… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, Kurds, Syria, Trump, Turkey


German press lays out the opposition to Trump’s withdrawal from Syria

Published 2018-12-20 14:00:38 by Tom Winter in Anglo-5, Isis, Mena, Syria, United-States

We translate the account from Der Spiegel: US troop withdrawal from Syria: Trump defends his course – and is heavily criticized. The US President is withdrawing the troops from Syria, he has apparently left out close associates. Contradiction comes from London and Trump’s own party. Meanwhile, Interpol warns of a new IS terrorist wave. Britain disagrees with the US President’s assessment that the terrorist militia “Islamic State” (IS) has been defeated in Syria. IS continues to be a threat, even without territory, according to a statement by the British Foreign Ministry. There is still a lot to do in the… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, Trump, Withdrawal


US Attempting To Gain the Arctic – Russia and China Blocks Such A Move

Published 2018-12-20 12:25:16 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – The US Navy is considering using the P-8 Poseidon submarine hunt aircraft at a former Alaska base to closely monitor the actions of China and Russia in the Arctic. According to US Secretary of the Navy, Richard Spencer, this action is due to the presence of Russian troops in the Arctic to conduct search and rescue missions. In addition to China’s growing presence in the region. Spencer further states that the US must raise its forces as an attempt to figure US service in the region. With respect to the Adak Island runway, a… Continue ->

Tags: Alaska, China, Russia, US


NATO To Up Funding of Ukrainian Military, Antagonize Russia

Published 2018-12-20 11:08:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine – Several NATO countries have decided to allocate additional investments to the trust funds through which Ukraine receives military assistance. This information was confirmed by the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Ivanna Klimpush-Tsintsadze, after the meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission at the level of ambassadors, reports Ukrinform agency . “Several countries even announced today that they add additional resources to our programs, or to trust funds,” he said. In particular, according to the policy, Norway has already announced the decision to provide additional 140,000 euros for the professional development program of NATO. In addition, the Minister of Defense… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Ukraine


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