The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-03-08

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 6, articles about Anglo-5, Crimea, Headline-News, Opinions, Putin, Russia, Ukraine, United-States, Eurasia, Nato, Turkey, Mena, Syria, Eu, Germany.

Tags in this brief: Crimea, Russia, Senate, Ukraine, US Congress, Elections, Poroshenko, Putin, Erdogan, F-35, Geostrategy, Multipolarity, Patriot Missiles, S-400, Idlib, Rouhani, Turkey, Diplomacy, Germany, Kerch Strait, Merkel, Provocations, Siemens, Banking, Economics, Gold Reserves, Sovereignty.

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FLORES – Will Trump Veto? U.S Congress Drafts Bill Banning Recognition of Russia’s Crimea

Published 2019-03-08 17:03:52 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Crimea, Headline-News, Opinions, Putin, Russia, Ukraine, United-States

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives of the United States has, after a long time in committee, approved a bill banning the US government from recognizing Crimea as a Russian region. The decision was made unanimously on March 7th, according to the website of the Foreign Affairs Committee. Published on: Mar 8, 2019 @ 17:03  The text of the “Law on the non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea” was submitted to Congress on January 16th and was only now sent to the House of Representatives for consideration. If the bill is supported by both houses of Congress, it… Continue ->

Tags: Crimea, Russia, Senate, Ukraine, US Congress


ORLOVSKY: Poroshenko Again Begs Putin for Help

Published 2019-03-08 16:20:50 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia, Ukraine

By Anton Orlovsky Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is already crawling on his knees to the Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, to help him win the upcoming elections. Despite the fact that the Russian president has already several times announced that he does not want to participate in Poroshenko’s election campaign, Poroshenko regularly forgets This time, the oligarch raised the topic of the integrity of Ukraine. According to the press service of the Ukrainian leader, he turned to Putin. Published on: Mar 8, 2019 @ 16:20 “We, Ukrainians, will fight to return Ukrainian land back to Ukraine, and return the Ukrainian flag and Ukrainian… Continue ->

Tags: Elections, Poroshenko, Putin, Russia, Ukraine


FLORES: Turkey Wants Both Patriot and S-400 Systems in Case of War with NATO or Russia

Published 2019-03-08 12:44:19 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Opinions, Russia, Turkey, United-States

Turkey wants both Patriot and S-400 systems in the event of a conflict with either NATO or Russia – being able to use one against the other, if need be. Ankara will begin the process of deploying Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems (ZRK) in the country in October. This was announced by Minister of National Defense of Turkey Hulusi Akar on March 8th. “The Air Force is studying in which regions it is better to install them,” the Russian state-controlled TASS news agency quoted him as saying . The head of the department called the acquisition of the Russian S-400 “not… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, F-35, Geostrategy, Multipolarity, Patriot Missiles, S-400


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Turkey ‘Saves Face’ as Joint Patrols with Russia of Syria’s Idlib Region begin Today

Published 2019-03-08 12:00:22 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, Turkey

ANKARA – The armed forces of Russia and Turkey will joint patrols today in the Syrian region of Idlib. This was announced on March 8th by the Minister of National Defense of Turkey Hulusi Akar. “Patrolling in Idlib will begin today. Russia will implement it along the borders of Idlib, and the armed forces of Turkey – in the regions in which the terrorists have been disarmed”, according to a statement recorded by the Russian state-controlled news agency, TASS . The head of the defense ministry called the cooperation between Moscow and Ankara in Idlib important “in terms of maintaining the… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, Idlib, Putin, Rouhani, Russia, Turkey


MAJOR: Germany Rejects U.S Provocation Ploy in Crimea as Euro-American Rift Widens

Published 2019-03-08 11:37:15 by Joaquin Flores in Eu, Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

RUSSIAN FEDERATION – Residents of Crimea are grateful to German Chancellor Angela Merkel for refusing to offer the US authorities to send Germany’s Navy to the Kerch Strait in what the US hoped would be the latest provocation. This was announced by the head of the regional parliamentary committee on inter-ethnic relations Yuri Hempel on March 8th. “Crimeans are grateful to Germany for prudence and unwillingness to go along with provocations, which are incited by the American authorities. The United States, as always, tries to rake away the heat of others, pushing Germany, among other things, to inappropriate actions against… Continue ->

Tags: Diplomacy, Germany, Kerch Strait, Merkel, Provocations, Siemens


Russia’s Sovereign Gold Reserves hit All-Time High

Published 2019-03-08 10:11:18 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – The reserves of monetary gold from the gold reserves of the Bank of Russia increased to $91.64 billion. This is a record figure for the newest history of Russia, the Central Bank of Russia reported on March 7th. In February 2019, gold reserves increased by 2.4%. Total reserves increased by 1.4% to $ 482.8 billion. It is noted that the main factor in the growth of reserves is their revaluation due to changes in the course and additional oil and gas revenues sent to the National Wealth Fund in accordance with the budget law. The gold reserves are controlled… Continue ->

Tags: Banking, Economics, Gold Reserves, Russia, Sovereignty


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