The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-27

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 10 articles about Afghanistan, Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Russia, United-States, Eu, Latin-America, Venezuela, Israel, Mena, Fake-News, Politics, Propaganda, Ukraine, Putin, Opinions, Serbia.
Tags in this brief: Afghanistan, ISIS, Russia, Taliban, US, Eu, Maduro, Venezuela, Bolsonaro, Brazil, Israel, Putin, Space, Election, Facebook, Fake News, Ukraine, Germany, Leningrad, Nazis, WWII, Coup, Embassy, Guaido, Chavez, Economy, Military, Charity, Christmas, Donations, Fundraiser.

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MAJOR: Russia reveals that US helped 40 ISIS commanders ESCAPE from a Taliban prison

Published 2019-01-27 21:39:57 by Paul Antonopoulos in Afghanistan, Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Russia, United-States

KABUL, Afghanistan – The US would has helped 40 ISIS commanders escape from a Taliban prison in Badghis, in northwestern Afghanistan, the Iranian news agency Tasnim reported. The 40 inmates, all foreigners, were taken by helicopter to an unspecified location after US troops attacked the prison and killed all security guards two weeks ago. The agency, which plans to disclose more details of this operation soon, said the deputy head of the Badghis provincial council, Abdullah Afzali, confirmed the facts. The self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS, intensified its operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2015, countries that it aspires to… Continue ->

Tags: Afghanistan, ISIS, Russia, Taliban, US


Venezuela and US agree to maintain relations after Russia slammed the EU

Published 2019-01-27 19:02:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – The governments of Venezuela and the US agreed to maintain an Interests Office after President Nicolás Maduro broke off relations with the US country, the Foreign Ministry reported. ? Los gobiernos de Venezuela y EEUU acordaron mantener una Oficina de Intereses luego de que el presidente Nicolás Maduro rompiera relaciones con el país norteamericano.Más información en: https://t.co/JzsmBW73KN pic.twitter.com/1U3LetexYs— Sputnik Mundo (@SputnikMundo) January 27, 2019 “Both governments have agreed to hold negotiations for the establishment of an Interests Office in each capital, from which migratory procedures and other issues of bilateral interest can be attended, with strict adherence… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Maduro, Russia, US, Venezuela


Despite Bolsonaro’s antagonization, Putin extends condolences to Brazil over Brumadinho tragedy

Published 2019-01-27 16:55:02 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Israel, Latin-America, Mena, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent condolences to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for the tragedy in Brumadinho, which has reportedly left 40 dead and 250 missing. “Receive deep condolences for the tragic consequences of the catastrophe in the state of Minas Gerais. I ask you to convey to the families and friends of the deceased the words of deepest solidarity and support, as well as the vows of rapid improvement to all the wounded,” Putin said in a telegram published on the official website of the Kremlin. In the early afternoon of January 25, the Mine do… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, Brazil, Israel, Putin, Russia


Russia records suspicious trajectory in US military satellite orbit

Published 2019-01-27 15:48:23 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian tracking devices have recorded the separation into geostationary orbit of two small probes from a large US military satellite. Russia tracks the movement of one of them since 2018, according to a document from the Astro Spacial Center that was obtained. Previously, it was reported that the Russian Automated Warning System for Hazardous Space Situations detected more than 400 maneuvers conducted until 2018 by only one of four GSSAP military aircraft. In April 2018, the carrier rocket Atlas V transported the military communication satellite CBAS (USA-283) and the military technology satellite EAGLE (USA-284) to the geostationary… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Space, US


Venezuela Thanks Russia For Friendship During Time of Crisis

Published 2019-01-27 13:42:36 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said that his country is grateful for the support received from Russia, China and the international community. The Venezuelan chancellor thanked Russian diplomacy in particular for its efforts to denounce the pressures the country has been undergoing in recent months by the United States. “Russian diplomacy at all levels beginning with the president himself, Foreign Minister [Sergey] Lavrov, the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs [Maria Zakharova], acted with great political and legal force, denouncing for weeks the attempt of the US state carrying out a coup in Venezuela,” the minister… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Russia, Venezuela


Facebook to Work With Ukrainian Authorities to Ensure 2019 Election Results

Published 2019-01-27 10:14:55 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Fake-News, Headline-News, Politics, Propaganda, Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine – Representatives of the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine intend to cooperate with  Facebook to ensure information security during the presidential elections in the country. It is reported by the press service of the Ministry.  On Wednesday, January 23, Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine Yurii Stets, his deputy Dmitry Zolotukhin and Secretary of State Artem Bidenko met with head of Facebook’s public policy in Central and Eastern Europe Gabriella Czech and head of the direction of public politics on Facebook election Anika Geisel. According to Minister Yurii Stets, the security measures that the social network has implemented are verification of… Continue ->

Tags: Election, Facebook, Fake News, Ukraine


DIRECT BROADCAST: Parade Commemorating the Defeat of the Nazi Blockade of Leningrad

Published 2019-01-27 08:49:04 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Putin, Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russian Federation – At this moment, a solemn military parade is being held in St. Petersburg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the successful defeat of the German blockade of the city, then known as Leningrad. More than two thousand servicemen are now marching on Palace Square, and the latest military equipment will also be displayed in the parade. An important guest of the commemorative event will be Russian President Vladimir Putin. The siege of Leningrad was lifted on January 27, 1944 — it was on this day that the Red Army forced the Nazis to retreat. Despite the… Continue ->

Tags: Germany, Leningrad, Nazis, Putin, WWII


MAJOR: Maduro Successfully Evicts CIA Infected U.S Embassy

Published 2019-01-27 08:25:48 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Employees of the US Embassy in Venezuela left the diplomatic mission. This is stated on the website of the Foreign Ministry of Venezuela. “We inform you that on January 25, the staff of the US diplomatic mission in Caracas was recalled in accordance with the deadlines set,” the statement reads. Maduro issued an order to the U.S Embassy in Venezuela, that it must ‘evict’ and that U.S citizens must leave. Pretender to the presidency, Guaido, stated to the contrary that the U.S can and should stay. He issued the formal letter on National Assembly letterhead, and signed it… Continue ->

Tags: Coup, Embassy, Guaido, Maduro, Venezuela


Here are the Top 5 Reasons the Coup-Attempt in Venezuela Will Fall Flat

Published 2019-01-27 08:07:47 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Latin-America, Opinions, Venezuela

On Wednesday, the events in Venezuela shook the world. Many wondered if January 23rd marked the beginning of the end of the presidency of Nicolas Maduro and the beginning of a new chapter of American interventionism. Here are 5 reasons why it is unlikely that this drama will come to the denouement that the mainstream media so much shouted about. “Interim President” … Who, what? On Wednesday, amid massive anti-government actions, the United States and a number of Latin American states, along with Canada and some regional organizations, such as the Organization of American States, recognized the self-proclaimed leader of the… Continue ->

Tags: Chavez, Coup, Economy, Maduro, Military, Venezuela


A Huge Thank You to FRN’s Supporters – Our Fundraiser Was a Success!

Published 2019-01-27 07:55:56 by FRN Editorial Board in Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Serbia

Dear FRN Readers and Supporters,  We’d like to extend to all supporters and readers a huge thank you, for making our Christmas Fundraising drive a success.  This was our first ever fundraising campaign, and its going to make many things possible now. Every donation was big in heart and soul, and we felt it here sincerely – and also a huge thanks to those who couldn’t afford to give this year but passed on our important ask to others. This was tremendous.   If our project was less controversial, we’d make a list naming every donor, but that would be akin… Continue ->

Tags: Charity, Christmas, Donations, Fundraiser


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