The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-04-20

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 10, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela, Donbass, Ukraine, North-Korea, World, Defense, Greece-Eurasia.

Tags in this brief: Russia, US, Venezuela, Ceasefire, Conflict, Donbass, DPR, Skirmish, Ukraine, DPRK, Korea, Hackers, Angola, Military, Donetsk, Militia, Texas, Eu, Greece, NATO, Strategic Partnership, Elections, Moscow, Election Debate., Kiev, Poroshenko Electioneering, Presidential Election.

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MAJOR: U.S orders puppets to block Russian aircraft to Venezuela

Published 2019-04-20 23:59:49 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S asked all countries to follow the example of Malta, which did not allow two Russian planes to cross their airspace that were bound for Venezuela, said on Friday the official representative of the State Department, Morgan Ortagus. Morgan Ortagus greatly appreciated the Maltese government’s decision on April 4 who refused without explanation permission to cross Maltese airspace of two airplanes carrying goods and passengers to Venezuela from Russia. We applaud the government of #Malta for refusing to allow Russian planes to use its airspace to supply the brutal former regime in #Venezuela. We call on… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US, Venezuela


MAJOR: Ukraine vs. Donbass Skirmish – 6 killed, more wounded

Published 2019-04-20 23:46:02 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

DONETSK, DPR – An emergency statement from the official representative of the People’s Police of the DPR on 4-19. “The enemy does not give up in its attempts to exacerbate the situation on the front line the day before the second round of the presidential elections in Ukraine.” So, at about 6 pm, hoping that our defenders were less vigilant, after a false statement by the Ukrainian side about unilaterally introducing the “Easter Truce” regime, the enemy, with two sabotage and reconnaissance groups of 10-12 people, attempted to secretly enter the territory of the Republic. During their attempt, our scouts discovered… Continue ->

Tags: Ceasefire, Conflict, Donbass, DPR, Skirmish, Ukraine


Kim Jong-un says can ‘cooperate with Russia’ for peace on the Korean peninsula

Published 2019-04-20 23:20:19 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, North-Korea, Russia

PYONGYANG, Independent Korea – North Korean President Kim Jong-un has expressed to Russian President Vladimir Putin his willingness to cooperate to achieve peace on the Korean peninsula and develop relations between the two countries. “I am ready to cooperate closely with you to firmly and constructively develop the traditional friendly relations between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Russia, as required by the new era, and to uphold the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula and the rest of the world,” Kim said in a letter quoted by the KCNA. He also noted that the further development and… Continue ->

Tags: DPRK, Korea, Russia


U.S court sentences Russian to 78 months in prison for cyber crimes

Published 2019-04-20 22:42:08 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

VIRGINIA – The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has sentenced Russian citizen Yuri Martyshev to six and a half years in prison for engaging in cybercrime. “Seventy-eight months incarceration,” Judge Liam O’Grady said during Martyshev’s sentencing hearing. In March, Martyshev pleaded guilty to conspiring to access unauthorized computers and to intrude computers with intent to cause damage. According to US prosecutors, the allegations are related to Martyhev’s involvement with an online hacking software scheme called Scan4you. Authorities in Latvia arrested Martyshev in 2017 and then extradited him to the United States in early July. The Russian… Continue ->

Tags: Hackers, Russia, US


‘Impressive’: What are the latest plans for military ties between Russia and Angola?

Published 2019-04-20 22:07:07 by Paul Antonopoulos in World, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

LUANDA, Angola – Russia and Angola have traditionally strong cooperation in the military field. Russia’s ambassador to Angola, Vladimir Tararov, revealed the new projects between the two countries, as well as explaining why Angola is betting on Russian armament. During the visit of the Angolan delegation to Russia in early April, Angolan Defense Minister Salviano de Jesus Sequeira said that “cooperation in the military field with Russia will continue forever” and that Angola received six Russian Su-30 fighter jets and awaits the delivery of two more planes expected by the end of May. Vladimir Tararov, ambassador of the Russian Federation… Continue ->

Tags: Angola, Military, Russia


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TWITTER WARS: Russia urges US to stay ‘away from the trigger’ for war in Venezuela

Published 2019-04-20 17:45:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

MOSCOW – Responding to the US State Department that it was “applauding” countries that stayed on the side of Washington’s regime-change efforts in Venezuela, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said applauding at least kept the US finger off the trigger. Applauding Malta’s decision to deny Russian aircraft to Caracas, the newly appointed State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus called on all countries to “follow Malta’s example to prevent Kremlin support for the dictator, “Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. We applaud the government of #Malta for refusing to allow Russian planes to use its airspace to supply the brutal former regime in #Venezuela. We call… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US, Venezuela


TEXAS: Video – Training of DPR Federation Tactical Shooters

Published 2019-04-20 16:57:08 by Russell Bentley in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News

Join the FTS of the DPR for a little trigger time at the range! THESE ARE DPR CIVILIANS, veterans, patriots, who learn and hone the skills to defend themselves and their Republic. Camera audio didn’t work, so we added bad ass rock music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NFOkOzFfHM  

Tags: Donbass, Donetsk, DPR, Militia, Texas


Greece begins to defy NATO/EU – Now considers Russia a “strategic partner”

Published 2019-04-20 13:17:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

ATHENS – Russia is a strategic partner for Greece, and Athens intends to develop cooperation in all fields, said the first deputy minister of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sia Anagnostopoulou. “Russia is our strategic partner, and after the visit of the Greek Prime Minister [Alexis Tsipras] to Moscow in December 2018 and his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the cooperation has been very good and fast,” Anagnostopulu told reporters. He noted that Athens cooperates with Russia in all areas not affected by the sanctions. “With Russia, which we consider our strategic partner, we carry out all kinds… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Greece, NATO, Russia, Strategic Partnership


Moscow: Ukraine’s electoral debate between Poroshenko and Zelensky is a mass deception

Published 2019-04-20 12:34:03 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

MOSCOW – The electoral debate of the current Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, and his rival Vladimir Zelenski, is another deception to the Ukrainians, commented on Facebook the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakarova. “The deceit continues to the Ukrainians,” Zakarova said, assuming with irony that “maybe they like to live like that.” “Luckily, the Crimeans realized everything in time and they escaped from that circus,” she added. Earlier, Poroshenko and Zelenski met in the debate at the Kiev Olympic Stadium, but they did nothing more than swap accusations. Currently the candidates are participating in another debate, on television…. Continue ->

Tags: Elections, Moscow, Russia, Ukraine


Traffic jams as public employees bussed in to root for Poroshenko in the debate

Published 2019-04-20 04:43:02 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

Government electioneering shenanigans in behalf of Poroshenko show up in both the civilian and military sectors Ukrainian media report massive traffic jams at the entrance to Kiev because of Poroshenko crowd The police are trying to cope with the difficult traffic situation at the entrance to Kiev, which arose due to the large number of people arriving at the presidential candidates debate. This was reported in the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. “In connection with the debate between candidates for the presidency at the Kiev Olympic stadium there is a difficult transport situation at the entrance… Continue ->

Tags: Election Debate., Kiev, Poroshenko Electioneering, Presidential Election


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