The FRN Daily News Brief 2018-12-22


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5 articles about Defense, Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News, Turkey, Latin-America, Venezuela, Russia, Ukraine, Anglo-5, United-States.
Tags in this brief: Aegean, Greece, Turkey, Maduro, Venezuela, Russia, Ukraine, War, US.

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Greek Minister: “We Will Crush Them” – Greece and Turkey on the Brink of WAR

Published 2018-12-22 16:33:32 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News, Turkey

ATHENS, Greece – Greece’s high military ranks set off an exceptionally severe set of warnings to Turkey, threatening to crush its troops if they dared to land on any islet disputed in the Aegean – but Ankara also failed to measure their words. Reacting to violations of Greek airspace by Turkish jets over the Aegean Sea, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos warned that Ankara would pay a big price. “If they make the slightest move, we will crush them,” threatened Kammenos. Athens wants peace and harmony, he said, but will not “concede a single inch” of their lands. The Greek minister… Continue ->

Tags: Aegean, Greece, Turkey

The Right-Wing In Venezuela Serves Only Capitalists and Oligarchs, Maduro Fights Backs

Published 2018-12-22 14:22:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – According to the vice-president in charge of economic affairs of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Jesús Faría, the right-wing attacks Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to reestablish a political system led by large corporations. “The right-wing attacks against the government is to reestablish a political system where those in power are the same big corporations that in the past not only obtained oil revenues but also established the rules for the functioning of the economy according to their interests,” the legislator said. Venezuela is an importing country of consumer goods, and this requires foreign currency, which… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Venezuela

Ukrainian Deputy Calls on Poroshenko to Declare War on Russia

Published 2018-12-22 13:15:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine – A Ukrainian parliamentarian has presented to the Supreme Rada (Ukrainian parliament) a draft appeal to the country’s president, Pyotr Poroshenko, which contains the request to declare war on Russia. The proposal was made by Mr Vitaly Kupry. Information about the appeal was posted on the official website of the Ukrainian parliament. The document was presented under the title “Draft decree on the appeal of the Supreme Rada of Ukraine to the Ukrainian president regarding the declaration of war, rupture of diplomatic relations and suppression of communications by means of transport with the Russian Federation.” Last week, the… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Ukraine, War

‘Tales of Terror’: US Media Making the Public Scared of a NUCLEAR WAR with Russia

Published 2018-12-22 11:54:04 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – An American portal simulated a Russian submarine nuclear attack on the US. A political scientist has explained that such articles try to spread terror to Americans. Previously, the American portal “We Are The Mighty” simulated the consequences of a nuclear attack from a Russian strategic Borei submarine with missiles carrying nuclear warheads against the US, concluding that a single submarine would be sufficient to cause irreparable damage to the American Army and Navy. In particular, the portal compared the Russian attack with a “predator rising slowly from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico” resembling a “Godzilla.”… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US

US Gives Away $10 Million to Strengthen Ukrainian Navy after Showdown with Russia

Published 2018-12-22 10:52:56 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – The United States will provide $10 million in additional aid to the Ukrainian Navy after the Kerch incident, State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said. “In response to Russia’s dangerous escalation and unjustified November 25 attack on three Ukrainian naval vessels near the Kerch Strait, the Department of State, subject to Congressional approval, will provide an additional $10 million in Foreign Military Financing to further build Ukraine’s naval capabilities,” Palladino said. “We do so in solidarity with Lithuania and the United Kingdom, also planning to increase their security assistance to Ukraine,” he continued. “The United… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Ukraine, US

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