The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-04-24

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 12, articles about Donbass, Donetsk, Eurasia, Headline-News, Lugansk, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, North-Korea, Anglo-5, Israel, Mena, Syria, United-States, Canada, Philippines, Iran, Indonesia, Nato.

Tags in this brief: Citizenship, DPR, Lpr, Passports, Putin, Russia, Turchynov, Ukraine, Zelensky, 1915, April 24, Armenia, Armenian Genocide, Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Yerevan, BPP, Poroshenko, Rada, DPRK, Kim Jong Un, North Korea, Visit, Golan Heights, Israel, Syria, Trump, Election, Passport, Recognition, Canada, Duterte, Philippines, Economy, Export, Iran, Khamenei, Oil, Pompeo, Sanctions, USA, Indonesia, EC, NATO, Stoltenberg, Tusk, Elections, EoT, Kurginyan.

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Ukraine: “Putin’s Citizenship Decree means Russian War Preparations are Underway”

Published 2019-04-24 21:13:43 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Donetsk, Eurasia, Headline-News, Lugansk, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV – The head of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, is confident that Putin’s order granting Russian citizenship to applicants living within the LPR and DPR may indicate Russia’s preparation for military intervention. “Putin is creating legal conditions for the official use of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation against Ukraine,” he said. In his opinion, “this is due to the fact that Russian legislation allows the use of the Armed Forces to protect Russian citizens outside Russian territory.” Turchinov intends to respond to the actions of Russia by “strengthening the defense potential”. He also… Continue ->

Tags: Citizenship, DPR, Lpr, Passports, Putin, Russia, Turchynov, Ukraine, Zelensky


Russia speaks forcefully on importance of observing Armenian Genocide

Published 2019-04-24 19:22:09 by Joaquin Flores in Armenia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

YEREVAN – Russian Ambassador to Armenia Sergey Kopyrkin participated in Armenian genocide observances today, and believes that the date “April 24” is of particular importance. “On this mournful day, we empathize with the Armenian people, we share their grief. The incarnation of this will be many events that will be held today in different cities of Russia and in which not only representatives of the Armenian diaspora but also tens of thousands of people of other nationalities will take part, ” the Russian diplomat told Sputnik Armenia. Today, April 24, Sergey Kopyrkin, accompanied by the staff of the Russian diplomatic mission in… Continue ->

Tags: 1915, April 24, Armenia, Armenian Genocide, Ottoman Empire, Russia, Turkey, Yerevan


MAJOR: Poroshenko moves to stage COUP against Zelensky

Published 2019-04-24 19:05:49 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

KIEV – Apr 24, 2019 – The leadership of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, still members of or in alliance with the ‘Poroshenko Bloc’, with the support of some of the deputies, have decided to make a “quiet coup” in the country, under which it is planned to take power from the president and hand it over to the parliament with the Cabinet. It all started with the fact that on April 21, at the meeting of the conciliatory council, the deputy from “ Samopomich ” Oksana Syroid announced the introduction of the draft law “On the President” to the Verkhovna Rada. At the same… Continue ->

Tags: BPP, Poroshenko, Rada, Ukraine


MAJOR: VIDEO – Kim Jong-un arrives in Vladivostok in start of History-making Russian visit

Published 2019-04-24 18:43:47 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, North-Korea, Russia

VLADIVOSTOK – The head of independent Korea, the DPRK, Kim Jong-un, arrived in Vladivostok, Russian media correspondents confirmed. Ким Чен Ын приехал в Россию. На бронепоезде, к которому подают отдельный трап. pic.twitter.com/g1pZdHt9uB — Кремлевский пул РИА (@Kremlinpool_RIA) April 24, 2019 The North Korean leader’s armored train arrived at 11:01 am (Moscow Time), and security guards began to run before the bus stop. Мастер-класс от охраны Ким Чен Ына по подготовке к высадке лидера КНДР из бронепоезда на перрон Владивостока. Как тебе такое, @elonmusk ? pic.twitter.com/ZxKR7TVnYe — Кремлевский пул РИА (@Kremlinpool_RIA) April 24, 2019 Kim Jong-un came out on the platform,… Continue ->

Tags: DPRK, Kim Jong Un, North Korea, Putin, Russia, Visit


TRUMPLANDIA: Netanyahu wants illegal settlement in the Syrian Golan Heights named after Trump

Published 2019-04-24 17:13:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Syria, United-States

JERUSALEM, Occupied Palestine – A month after US President Donald Trump formally recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to build a new settlement in the region to take the name of the head of state American. “In honor of President Trump, who acknowledged Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, I will soon ask that a settlement be baptized on his behalf,” Netanyahu tweeted on Tuesday, April 23. ממשיך לטייל עם המשפחה ברמת הגולן. לכבוד הנשיא טראמפ שהכיר בריבונות ישראל על הגולן, בקרוב אקרא ליישוב ברמת הגולן על שמו. חג שמח! pic.twitter.com/pnwngkr4XO… Continue ->

Tags: Golan Heights, Israel, Syria, Trump


BREAKING: Putin Signs Order on Issuing Russian Citizenship to DPR and LPR Residents

Published 2019-04-24 16:14:25 by Guest Author in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Lugansk, Russia, Ukraine

Editor’s note – The real significance of the Ukrainian election is becoming increasingly clear – J. Flores   By Graham Phillips – For the near 4 million residents of the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics – Putin just signed an order (on official Kremlin site) issuing Russian passports to DLPR citizens who apply, in a greatly simplified process: Here’s what it means, broken down into 4 key areas – LOGISTICALLY * Donbass citizens have 2 passports currently – 1 or both of DLPR, or Ukrainian. If the former, they can only travel to Russia (or South Ossetia), and their period… Continue ->

Tags: Citizenship, DPR, Election, Lpr, Passport, Putin, Recognition, Russia, Ukraine, Zelensky


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Putin will not meet Zelensky – Moscow holds low expectations for Ukraine

Published 2019-04-24 15:51:49 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin does not intend to meet with representatives of Ukraine soon, said Kremlin international affairs adviser Yuri Ushakov on Tuesday. “No, they [contacts] are not foreseen,” Ushakov replied to a correspondent’s question during a press conference. The Russian official explained that Moscow awaits the official results of the Ukrainian presidential elections. “We will see how the situation in Ukraine will develop in practice and what measures the new president will take first,” he added. Last Sunday, Ukraine celebrated the second round of the presidential elections, in which the current president, Pyotr Poroshenko, and the first… Continue ->

Tags: Election, Putin, Russia, Ukraine, Zelensky


GARBAGE WAR – Duterte threatens WAR on Canada over illegal dumping

Published 2019-04-24 15:23:49 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Canada, Eurasia, Headline-News, Philippines

MANILA – The president of the Philippines threatened to declare war on Canada if the country did not immediately collect tons of garbage sent illegally to the Asian archipelagos for disposal. The practice is illegal and violates international regulations. “I give a warning to Canada, maybe next week, it’s better to settle these things or I’m going to sail to Canada, I’m going to throw your trash there,” said the president, quoted by the Rappler portal, adding that he would “declare war” on the northern state if there was no answer. He also advised Canada to prepare to receive the… Continue ->

Tags: Canada, Duterte, Philippines


Iran’s Khamenei Slams Pompeo’s delusions: We will export as much oil as we want

Published 2019-04-24 14:05:02 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Israel, Mena, United-States

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyid Ali Khamenei today, April 24th, openly rebuked Pompeo’s pledge to reduce Iran’s energy exports to zero, and said that the hostile attempts by the US administration to block Iranian oil exports would lead to nothing, and Tehran would supply “as much oil as it needs,” despite US sanctions. This is reported by the Iranian English-language television channel Press TV. (FRN carries this report in part in response to western social network ban on Press TV – J. Flores). Speaking on Wednesday at a meeting with a large group of Iranian workers, the spiritual leader of the… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Export, Iran, Israel, Khamenei, Oil, Pompeo, Sanctions, USA


Russia reveals it has exported $ 2.5 bil in arms to Indonesia in past 26 years

Published 2019-04-24 13:56:26 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Indonesia, Russia

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Since 1992, Russia has exported arms worth more than $2.5 billion to Indonesia, Russian arms exporting company Rosoboronexport said on Tuesday. “The USSR and the Republic of Indonesia have been cooperating in the defense industry since 1958. These ties between Moscow and Jakarta intensified between the late 1990s and the early 2000s,” he told Rosoboronexport. The Russian arms export company added that Russia sold to Indonesia BTR-80A armored combat vehicles, BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles, Kalashnikov assault rifles, Sukhoi Su fighters and Mi helicopters, as well as other military weapons and equipment . The company noted that Moscow… Continue ->

Tags: Indonesia, Russia


NATO guarantees ‘strong political support’ to Ukraine after election of Zelensky

Published 2019-04-24 13:30:09 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Ukraine

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg spoke by telephone on Tuesday with the President-elect of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, and invited him to visit Northern Alliance headquarters soon. The NATO leader took advantage of the telephone conversation to congratulate the President-elect of Ukraine and expressed “strong political and practical support” to the country. “Just spoke with Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky. I congratulated him on his victory & invited him to visit #NATO HQ in the near future,” Stoltenberg said on Twitter. According to the leader of the organization, “NATO will continue to provide strong political and practical support to Ukraine.” Just… Continue ->

Tags: EC, NATO, Stoltenberg, Tusk, Ukraine, Zelensky


VIDEO – Communist Kurginyan explains why Zelensky is Status Quo but creates new possibilities

Published 2019-04-24 00:23:44 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

Vesti News says – <<Sergei Kurginyan, leader of the movement Essence of Time: “The elections in Ukraine are a triumph for Russia and a defeat for anti-Russian Ukraine. It’s the shocking and terrible defeat of that Ukraine. What will happen next? Nothing good can happen in these Ukrainian politics. The level of uncertainty will increase. Fluctuations in this politics will increase because the people have now shown a lack of serious attitude.”>> Russia is doing some very interesting info-war here, claiming that they see it as a victory is meant to drive certain circles close to power, but not exactly… Continue ->

Tags: Elections, EoT, Kurginyan, Ukraine, Zelensky


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