The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-16


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5 articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, World, Defense, Nato, Latin-America, Venezuela, Brazil.
Tags in this brief: Africa, Imperialism, Russia, NATO, Maduro, Pence, US, Venezuel, Bolsonaro, Brazil, BRICS, Lavrov, Venezuela.

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WESTERN IMPERIALISM OUT: Russia and Africa Have ‘Great’ Potential for Industrial and Military Cooperation

Published 2019-01-16 20:19:59 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, World

MOSCOW, Russia – Minister of Industry and Commerce Denis Manturov said on Wednesday that there is great potential for cooperation between Russia and Africa in the industrial sector, adding that Russian companies are able to strengthen their presence in the African market. “There is a great potential for Russian-African cooperation in the military-technical and industrial sectors. Russian companies are able to strengthen their positions in the African market through the correct use of its advantages. Russians over time, at any level, will do everything we can for this,” said Manturov, as quoted by the Roscongress Foundation. According to the foundation,… Continue ->

Tags: Africa, Imperialism, Russia

Russia Confirms It Will REACT To NATO’s Military Activities Near its Borders

Published 2019-01-16 19:00:54 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia wants to re-establish relations with the United States and the EU, but will react to NATO activities close to its borders, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. During his press conference in Moscow, the Russian chancellor stressed that while Russia is interested in improving relations with its western partners, the country will react to NATO’s approach to the Russian borders. “We remain interested in re-establishing normal relations with the US and the EU on the principles of equality and mutual respect for the interests of each party. We will continue to react appropriately to the increase… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Russia

A NEW SYRIA: As Russia Declares Support for Maduro, Washington Back’s Venezuela’s Right-Wing Opposition

Published 2019-01-16 17:00:17 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – Commenting on the situation in Venezuela, Russia’s foreign minister said that Moscow insists on non-intervention of foreign countries in the internal affairs of sovereign states. “Our position is that it is necessary to avoid any intervention in the internal affairs of sovereign states,” the minister said during his annual press conference. Lavrov recalled that Russia has long supported attempts to reestablish dialogue between the government and Venezuela’s opposition, but the conflict has not been resolved because “foreign countries, especially the United States, have influenced the most uncompromising part of the opposition.” “In fact, this influence has made… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Pence, Russia, US, Venezuel

Will Bolsonaro’s Brazil Play a Destructive Role in BRICS? Moscow Gives Their Opinion

Published 2019-01-16 15:00:20 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – During the press conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on the future of the BRICS group in connection with the arrival of Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) to the Brazilian presidency. According to the Russian foreign minister, Jair Bolsonaro, in contacts with Russian representatives confirmed the continuity of the line in relations with Moscow within BRICS. “President Bolsonaro contacted our representatives, including our representative at his inauguration ceremony, the representative of the State Duma, Volodin. He confirmed his continuity in relations with Russia, and their willingness to participate in the development of BRICS,” said Lavrov. The Russian foreign… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, Brazil, BRICS, Lavrov, Russia

With Russia’s Backing, Venezuela says its ‘Military Are Willing to Give Their Lives for the Country’

Published 2019-01-16 13:44:46 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López said on Wednesday that the Armed Forces of Venezuela are willing to give their lives to defend the country’s constitution. “The Bolivarian Armed Forces who are willing to die to defend this Constitution, these people, these institutions, you as supreme magistrate, constitutional president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, who put people there,” he told Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Tuesday. The Minister of Defense participated in a meeting at the headquarters of the Operational Strategic Command with Maduro, in which the directors of the different intelligence agencies of the country participated…. Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Russia, Venezuela

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