The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-28

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 10 articles about Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia, World, Isis, Tajikistan, Ukraine, France-Eurasia, Opinions, Venezuela, Mena, Syria, United-States, Latin-America, Entertainment, Defense, Anglo-5.
Tags in this brief: Russia, Sanctions, Sudan, ISIS, Tajikistan, Crisis, Economy, Elections, Legitimacy, Maidan, Poll, Poroshenko, Tymoshenko, Double Standards, Election, Guaido, Imperialism, Intervention, Le Pen, Macron, Maduro, Michael Howard, Venezuela, Euphrates, Syria, Trump, US Intervention, Moscow, Bolton, Juan Guaidó, Maria Zakharova, USA, Baltic, NATO, Reconaissance, SU-27, US.

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Despite Sanctions, Aggressive States Still Rely on Russia for Trade

Published 2019-01-28 20:35:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia

The commercial exchange between Russia and the countries that impose unilateral sanctions amounted to more than 270,000 million dollars in the first ten months of 2018, reveals a report by FinExpertiza. “Trade with 17 countries that support anti-Russian sanctions accounted for 48% of total Russian trade between January and October 2018 and reached 271,600 million dollars,” said the entity. The United States and several countries in its orbit imposed unilateral sanctions on Moscow due to the Ukrainian internal crisis and the reunification of the Crimean Peninsula to Russia after the referendum held in March 2014, in which more than 96%… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Sanctions


Russia Slams Fake News About Sudan, Consolidates Relations with Khartoum

Published 2019-01-28 18:28:29 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, World

KHARTOUM, Sudan – Russian instructors work in Sudan on the basis of legitimate agreements with the authorities of the North African country, said the spokesman of the Kremlin, Dmitri Peskov. “It is true that our instructors work there [in Sudan], they have been working there for a considerable time and they do so within the framework of bilateral Russian-Sudanese relations, in absolute legitimacy,” Peskov told reporters. On January 23, the British newspaper The Times reported that alleged Russian mercenaries participated in the repression of the protests in Sudan. The spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Maria Zaharova,… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Sudan


MAJOR: ISIS preparing terrorist ATTACK near Russia’s southern border

Published 2019-01-28 16:42:57 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Russia, Tajikistan

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian Interior Deputy Interior Minister Igor Zubov said that the transfer of local combatants from the Pakistani-based Daesh [ISIS] to Tajikistan may be linked to the preparation of a provocation against Russia. Daesh fighters are being transferred on unidentified airplanes from Pakistan to the border of Tajikistan, near the southern Russian border, said Interior Deputy Interior Minister Igor Zubov. According to Zubov, it could be the preparation of a massive provocation that could affect Russia. “Daesh fighters are being mass-transported on unidentified aircraft from the territory of Pakistan to the border of Tajikistan. It seems that massive… Continue ->

Tags: ISIS, Russia, Tajikistan


Poroshenko’s Electoral Crisis: 80% of Ukrainians see Country ‘Moving in Wrong Direction’

Published 2019-01-28 16:34:27 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine – At the present time, over 80% of Ukrainian citizens say that Ukraine is moving in the wrong direction. This was announced on Monday, January 28, by Alexey Borovsky, director of the sociological company Seetarget, based on the results of a sociological research. This no doubt will foreshadow and help predict the possible results of the upcoming election in Ukraine – opposition parties of the left, and those considered ‘pro-Russian’ however have been banned since the U.S installed coup government took power in 2014. This leaves room only for nationalist populists – all, however, also have strong ties… Continue ->

Tags: Crisis, Economy, Elections, Legitimacy, Maidan, Poll, Poroshenko, Tymoshenko


If Guaido Can Elect Himself President, Why Can’t Le Pen?

Published 2019-01-28 16:08:38 by Guest Author in Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Venezuela

By Michael Howard – In a strike for “democracy,” the United States and its assorted suck-ups around the world have officially recognized Juan Guaido, of whom no one had ever heard until he announced that he was selecting himself as the new president of Venezuela, as the new president of Venezuela. “Now,” Mike Pompeo, exuding his enormous charisma, told the UN Security Council, “it is time for every other nation to pick a side. No more delays, no more games. Either you stand with the forces of freedom, or you’re in league with Maduro and his mayhem.” He added, “We… Continue ->

Tags: Double Standards, Election, Guaido, Imperialism, Intervention, Le Pen, Macron, Maduro, Michael Howard, Venezuela


BREAKING: 600+ U.S troops Arrive in Syria

Published 2019-01-28 15:49:46 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Mena, Syria, United-States

SYRIA – The Trump administration has sent in an additional 600 troops from western Iraq into eastern Syria, today, the Anadolu Agency and other news organizations such as AMN reported and confirmed. Speaking to the Anadolu Agency on the condition of anonymity, a local source told the Turkish state-owned publication that the U.S. military reinforcements arrived in eastern Syria on Monday to help with the withdrawal from the country. “The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the additional troops arrived at U.S. air bases in eastern Syria’s Harab Isk and Sarrin villages, which will be used as main… Continue ->

Tags: Euphrates, Syria, Trump, US Intervention


Venezuela’s FAKE President Offers Hand of Peace to Russia, Moscow REJECTS It

Published 2019-01-28 15:34:19 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW, Russia – On Sunday, Carlos Berrizbeitia, a member of the Venezuelan National Assembly said that Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaidó, intends to cooperate with Russia. Guaidó proclaimed himself acting president during a demonstration against Nicolás Maduro in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, on Wednesday. “We have no problems with Russia. Russia could be of great help to the new government,” Berrizbeitia said on Sunday. He specified that the cooperation areas related to technology in the oil and gas industry would be especially welcome. “The only thing we have ever criticized is Russia’s weak stance on human rights violations in… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Moscow, Russia, Venezuela


Freudian Slip? Zakharova Mocks Bolton’s Typo Denoting Guaido as ‘Managed’

Published 2019-01-28 15:21:46 by Joaquin Flores in Entertainment, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

MOSCOW – Russian FM representative Zakharova is having a little fun today over a rather telling ‘error’ made by Bolton. “Bolton, in his tweet on Venezuela, put the name of the self-proclaimed“ president ”of Venezuela Guaido (Guaidó) as Guiado,” Zakharova wrote on Facebook on Monday, January 28th. She noted that there would be no reason to pay attention to this typo if it were not for the meaning of the word Guiado. It is translated from Spanish as ”guided” ”led” or “managed”. The announcement of the situation in Venezuela Bolton published the day before. He stated that violence and intimidation against employees… Continue ->

Tags: Bolton, Juan Guaidó, Maria Zakharova, Russia, USA, Venezuela


SPIKE IN NATO RECON MISSIONS: Russian Su-27 Intercepts American Aircraft Over Baltic Sea

Published 2019-01-28 15:00:42 by Joaquin Flores in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – The Russian Su-27 intercepted an American reconnaissance aircraft P-8A Poseidon over the Baltic Sea. This was reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, reports TASS.  This reflects a notable uptick in NATO reconnaissance and provocation missions in the Baltic in the last week, paralleling the events in Venezuela which the U.S and Russia are on opposite sides of.  The plane approaching the Russian border was noticed above neutral waters, told in the military department. “In order to intercept the target, the Su-27 fighter from the duty force for air defense was raised in the air. The crew of… Continue ->

Tags: Baltic, NATO, Reconaissance, Russia, SU-27


As America Confirms Willingness To Invade Venezuela, Maduro Inspects Powerful Military

Published 2019-01-28 13:13:05 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Republican Party, said US President Donald Trump had discussed with him the possibility of using military force in Venezuela a few weeks ago. Venezuela is undergoing a political crisis, and President Nicolás Maduro has repeatedly confirmed that Washington is orchestrating a coup in his country. “He [Trump] said, ‘What do you think about using military force?’” Graham reportedly recalled to Axios’ Jonathan Swan. “I said, ‘Well, you need to go slow on that, that could be problematic.’ And he said, ‘Well, I’m surprised, you want to invade everybody,’” Graham was… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, US, Venezuela


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