The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-19


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 8 articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela, Defense, Eurasia, Russia, Cuba, Israel, Mena, United-Kingdom.
Tags in this brief: Maduro, Russia, Trump, US, Venezuela, Cuba, Latin, Washington, Hermitage, Kremlin, Russian Tourism, St Petersburg, Israel, Arc7 Tankers, UK, Yamal LNG, INF.

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With Russian Backing Secured, Maduro Offers Hand of Peace to Trump

Published 2019-01-19 21:50:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro invited his American colleague to base relations between Venezuela and the United States on cooperation and mutual respect after successfully securing the full backing of Russia. Nicolás Maduro invited his American colleague, Donald Trump, to a “frank, direct and face to face” dialogue. This was affirmed in an interview made to the US ruler in an interview with journalist María Elvira Salazar and that was transmitted by the network of television Univision. “We are in the same hemisphere” and “sooner or later we are forced to speak and understand each other,” said the… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Russia, Trump, US, Venezuela

New US Defense Strategy Revives Cold War Arms Race Between Moscow and Washington

Published 2019-01-19 20:52:40 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia’s Foreign Ministry reacted to the new US missile defense strategy presented by Donald Trump on Thursday. Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Washington’s new anti-missile defense strategy would lead to a dangerous arms race in space and was equivalent to a re-launch of the Cold War era Star Wars program. “Contrary to the claims of the authors of the study, the realization of the plans and approaches it contains will not strengthen the security of the United States or its allies and partners,” the Russian foreign ministry said. In a statement, the ministry described the… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US


Published 2019-01-19 19:50:02 by Paul Antonopoulos in Cuba, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Trade between Cuba and Russia increased 28.7 percent in the first eleven months of last year compared to the same period in 2017, the Russian Federal Customs Service said. The two countries exchanged goods worth almost $348 million between January and November 2018. In the same period of 2017, mutual exports between Russia and Cuba were estimated at $270.3 million. Cuba exported to Russia between January and November 2018, products valued at US $13.3 million, increasing its exports by 4.2%, compared to sales in the same period of 2017, valued at US $12.8 million of dollars. Russia,… Continue ->

Tags: Cuba, Latin, Russia

WASHINGTON WORRIED: Russia Carries Out Successful Defense System Testing

Published 2019-01-19 18:48:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – The North American channel CNBC wrote, citing two sources familiar with the US intelligence secret report, that Russia carried out a successful test of a new anti-satellite system in December last year. According to the Pentagon’s recent report on US missile defense policy, Russia would be developing various anti-satellite directed energy and ground-based technologies and will continue to launch “test” satellites that would participate in complex orbital operations to increase Russia’s anti-satellite potential. One of the channel’s partners said that the test was performed on December 23 last year, being the seventh test of the anti-satellite system…. Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US, Washington

Russia one of world’s best tourist destinations —

Published 2019-01-19 18:20:59 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Russia

Thomas Römer, of Anti-Spiegel reminds us there is also good news, which we are happy to share: There is also good news. awards its Guest Review Awards every year based on the ratings of its users: Russia, a country that not many in the West think of when planning their vacation, is making a good showing every year and is already ranked number 8 in countries with the best accommodation. A Russian city has even made it to No. 2 on the list of cities in the world. Russia is really worth a trip. It does not matter… Continue ->

Tags: Hermitage, Kremlin, Russian Tourism, St Petersburg

Russian or Israeli Defense System Systems – Who Would Win?

Published 2019-01-19 17:37:57 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Experts evaluated the capabilities of the Pantsir-S1 and Spyder-MR, anti-aircraft defense systems used by the Russian and Israeli armies, reports the Russian newspaper Zvezda. According to the issue, experts have tried to analyze how these anti-aircraft defense systems would behave in the event of a mass air strike between Israel and Syria. The Russian Pantsir, based on the chassis of the KamAZ truck, was created according to a modular design scheme, which greatly facilitates its repair and interchangeability of the blocks. By the same principle was developed the Israeli Spyder based on the Czech Tatra. Their speed… Continue ->

Tags: Israel, Russia

Sanctions or not, UK stocks up on Russian gas

Published 2019-01-19 16:45:26 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Russia, United-Kingdom

We present a news account from and then add commentary. The news item: BRITANNIA STOCKS UP WITH RUSSIAN GAS When sanctions are only for suckers: to live through Russian frost, you need Russian gas.  Britain will receive at least three deliveries from Yamal LNG in the coming week. So the British are preparing for the expected drop in air temperature below normal. The tanker Edward Toll will arrive at the Isle of Grain terminal near London on Saturday; the ship Corcovado LNG, which received cargo from another Russian tanker Vladimir Wiese [Владимир Висе], will deliver the cargo to Grain… Continue ->

Tags: Arc7 Tankers, UK, Yamal LNG

US MEDIA IN FEAR: Russia’s Weapon is Deadlier than Nuclear Bomb

Published 2019-01-19 15:27:15 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – Russian missiles with conventional warheads are more deadly than nuclear weapons, and the United States is making a big mistake when it comes to backing out of the Intermediate Forces Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), according to the Foreign Policy issue. According to the article, the exit of the treaty can be fatal for Washington. Thus, Moscow does not need to increase its nuclear potential, however, breaking the treaty will allow it to position new ground-based missiles with conventional warheads. The magazine wrote that at the time of signing the INF, the parties did not… Continue ->

Tags: INF, Russia, US

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