The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-05-07

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 15, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Argentina, Latin-America, Politics, Propaganda, Iran, Mena, United-States, Libya, Anglo-5, Opinions, Germany, United-Kingdom, Donbass, Donetsk, Ukraine, China, Montenegro, Nato, Venezuela, Syria.

Tags in this brief: Christ, Christianity, May 9th, Orthodoxy, Religion, Russia, Victory Day, War, Argentina, Eva Peron, Evita, Justicialism, Peronism, Syncretism, Working Class, Bolton, Dehgan, Iran, Khamenei, National Security Council, Persian Gulf, Psy-Ops, Psychological War, Shanahan, GNA, Haftar, Libya, LNA, Mercenary, Portugal, Tripoli, Abedin, Brazile, Clinton, Cortez, DNC, Interference, Putin, Russiagate, Trump, USA, Warren, BRICS, Rubles, Eurasia, Fukuyama, Geopolitics, Great Power Rivalry, Mackinder, Multipolarity, Ratzel, Spengler, Toynbee, Donbass, Donetsk, UAF, Ukraine, War Crimes, Parubiy, Poroshenko, Prosecution, China, Pentagon, Coup, Djukanovic, Montenegro, NATO, Caracas, US, Venezuela, Denuclearization, Pompeo, START Treaty, XJP, Hmeimim, Latakia, Syria, Idlib.

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Table of Contents


Such Things Must Happen: Icon of Christ – Patron of the Russian Armed Forces, Tours Military Units

Published 2019-05-07 22:37:24 by FRN Editorial Board in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

Matthew 24:6 – You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. * Sevastopol, May 7, 2019 – A copy of the miraculous Icon of the Savior Not-Made-By-Hands, considered the patron of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, began its nation-wide tour in the southern military district with a visit to Sevastopol—the base of the Black Sea fleet, on Bright Monday, reports the site of the Russian Orthodox Church. The icon is being delivered to military units and military district… Continue ->

Tags: Christ, Christianity, May 9th, Orthodoxy, Religion, Russia, Victory Day, War


Commemorating Evita’s Centennial – A Life Dedicated to the Fight for Social Justice

Published 2019-05-07 20:20:42 by FRN Editorial Board in Argentina, Headline-News, Latin-America, Politics, Propaganda

Published on: May 7, 2019 @ 20:20 – María Eva Duarte de Perón was born on May 7, 1919 in the city of Los Toldos, Argentina. Beloved by the humble and hated by the oligarchy, Evita dedicated her life to the struggle for social justice. Better known as Evita, she was one of the most influential figures in Argentine politics. The wife of former President Juan Domingo Perón, she knew how to win the love of the people and sow an indelible legacy in the South American nation. Evita was known for her love towards the humblest, not only in speech but… Continue ->

Tags: Argentina, Eva Peron, Evita, Justicialism, Peronism, Syncretism, Working Class


Iran Denounces CLUMSY PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR Tactics of Washington, unshaken by USS Abraham Lincoln deployment

Published 2019-05-07 19:13:08 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Iran’s Supreme National Security Council today, May 7th, called plans of the United States to send a strike group of ships and bombers to the Persian Gulf, “psychological war”, characterized by the United States National Security Advisor on National Security John Bolton earlier as a “clear signal” to Tehran . This much was reported Tuesday by the news agency, Tasnim. Tensions around Iran increased on the approach of the anniversary of the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal which was concluded by the six world powers with Iran in July 2015. Earlier, officials in Tehran promised on Wednesday, May 8th,… Continue ->

Tags: Bolton, Dehgan, Iran, Khamenei, National Security Council, Persian Gulf, Psy-Ops, Psychological War, Shanahan


BREAKING: VIDEO – Libyan National Army Shoots-down Mirage F1 & Captures Mercenary Pilot from Portugal

Published 2019-05-07 17:07:54 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Libya, Mena

LIBYA – May 7, 2019 @ 17:07 – The Libyan National Army (LNA) captured 29-year-old Jimmy Reiss, a Portuguese mercenary pilot, who was flying a Mirage F1 warplane of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) before it was shot down by LNA this morning.   The Libyan National Army (LNA) captures 29-year-old Jimmy Reiss, a Portuguese mercenary pilot, who was flying a Mirage F1 warplane of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) before it was shot down by LNA this morning.#Libya #LibyaNews #LNA #GNA #Tripoli pic.twitter.com/LgSxvNA22R — The Libyan Address Journal (@LibyanAddressJo) May 7, 2019 Here is footage… Continue ->

Tags: GNA, Haftar, Libya, LNA, Mercenary, Portugal, Tripoli


Russiagate Lives! Clinton Controls DNC Candidates for 2020 – Frustrating US-Russia Relations

Published 2019-05-07 16:45:18 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Opinions, Politics, Russia, United-States

By Artem Filippov – May 7, 2019  – The telephone conversation of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump that took place last weekend was an excellent illustration of that stormy political sea, among the raging waves of which the administration of the American leader is trying to swim. The presidents did not even have time to hang up the handsets, as the American mainstream press and Democrat Party politicians s literally attacked the U.S president with extraordinary criticism, the main theme of which was: why didn’t Trump tell Putin not to interfere in the upcoming US presidential election? It is interesting how American… Continue ->

Tags: Abedin, Brazile, Clinton, Cortez, DNC, Interference, Putin, Russia, Russiagate, Trump, USA, Warren


BRICS Challenges Dollar: Russia DEFIES U.S Sanctions – increases ruble exports

Published 2019-05-07 15:36:02 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – May 7, 2019  – The share of rubles payments in Russian exports to the BRICS countries increased by 7.2 times in 2018 compared to 2013, and in euros, the increase was 8 times. According to the international audit and consulting network FinExpertiza, the share of dollar payments between the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) is gradually decreasing. “In the last five years Russian rubles payments to the BRICS countries have increased by 7.2 times to 9.4 percent and amounted to $6.3 billion, and the share of payments in national currencies – by 3.1 times… Continue ->

Tags: BRICS, Rubles, Russia


Global Battleground: A World between Geopolitics and Globalization

Published 2019-05-07 14:34:35 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia, United-Kingdom, United-States

This piece discusses about the battle ground for resources and strategic locations across the globe. Moreover, the article also discusses how the contrasting geopolitical imaginations in the world politics is creating a vibrant vacuum that fuels the vicious competition. – Rahim By Shahzada Rahim – a postgraduate student with keen interest of writing on history, geopolitics, Current affairs, and International political economy.  – Twitter: @rahimabbas3 It is often said that geopolitics and globalization are the two sides of the same coin but with different attributes. The history of both acronyms is very old dates to the ancient Roman and Greek… Continue ->

Tags: Eurasia, Fukuyama, Geopolitics, Great Power Rivalry, Mackinder, Multipolarity, Ratzel, Russia, Spengler, Toynbee, USA


BREAKING: Ukrainian Army opens fire on Donbass water treatment plant workers

Published 2019-05-07 14:04:00 by Paul Antonopoulos in Donbass, Donetsk, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

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DONBASS – Ukrainian government troops fired on a bus carrying workers from the Donetsk water treatment plant. “This Tuesday [May 7] at 9:17 [local time] in the morning a bus with employees of the Donetsk water treatment plant was attacked with grenade launchers by Ukrainian armed formations,” the representative of the Donetsk militias in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire informed reporters. The Joint Center representative stated that the workers of the plant were unharmed from this attack. The water treatment plant supplies water to some 400,000 inhabitants in the cities of Donetsk, Avdeevka, Yasinovataya and… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Donetsk, UAF, Ukraine, War Crimes


Poroshenko Fails to Appear in Court before the Prosecutor General of Ukraine

Published 2019-05-07 13:48:20 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

KIEV – As of this morning, the current president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, has failed to appear in the Prosecutor General’s Office for questioning as a witness in Maidan cases on May 7 at 10:00 am . It was expected that during this investigative event, the head of state would deliver into the record his interview (interrogation) in 2016, and also answer a number of questions. These questions the investigators intended to ask in the framework of the investigation of criminal cases about crimes against the participants of the “Revolution of Dignity” (the ‘Maidan’ – ed). The interrogation was to… Continue ->

Tags: Parubiy, Poroshenko, Prosecution


FAILURE: Pentagon admits U.S sanctions boosted Chinese investment in Russia

Published 2019-05-07 12:53:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Russia’s economy has enjoyed an increase in Chinese investments as Western sanctions have brought Beijing closer to Moscow, according to a report released by the US Department of Defense. Despite the 136-page document devoted to the Chinese Armed Forces and Washington’s concerns about Beijing’s growing influence, including its economic strength, the US military did not neglect to mention Russia, with which China came together to “mitigate US pressure tactics.” Moscow and Beijing often make a united front against the US proposals in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), as both nations “share a preference for a multipolar world… Continue ->

Tags: China, Pentagon, Russia


DOCUMENTARY: The Coup in Montenegro that wasn’t – U.S backed oligarch’s election stunt exposed

Published 2019-05-07 12:01:49 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Montenegro, Nato, Russia

By Sergey Belous – “Montenegro is a tiny country with very strong people. They’re very aggressive people. They may get aggressive, and congratulations, you’re in World War Three” – this loud politically incorrect claim made by American President Donald Trump in retort to the question asked by Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson “Why should my son go to Montenegro to defend it from attack?” threw western audiences off balance. Back then Montenegro had just been admitted to NATO, and Carlson was reacting to the fact. Trump’s retort was taken by many for an attempt to play into Putin’s hands and… Continue ->

Tags: Coup, Djukanovic, Montenegro, NATO, Russia


MAJOR: Iran helps Caracas overcome US sanctions

Published 2019-05-07 12:00:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Iran, Latin-America, Mena, Venezuela

CARACAS – Iran, which has been under heavy US sanctions for several decades, is advising Venezuela, hit by the crisis, on overcoming the economic blockade and boosting production, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said. For several decades, Tehran “has been increasing its economy under the sanctions imposed by the United States in an attempt to seek independence in various sectors,” Arreaza told reporters during his visit to Moscow. Explaining further, he said that Iran has an indispensable experience to challenge the continued pressure from the United States. “We have a lot to learn from Iran. We have Iranian advisers in the… Continue ->

Tags: Caracas, Iran, US, Venezuela


POMPEO: China is a “GEOSTRATEGIC THREAT”, Beijing says “no interest” in Denuclearization talks

Published 2019-05-07 11:30:57 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

Washington – The United States says it is ready to cooperate with Moscow in the process of solving the problems in which there is an intersection of mutual interests. This was stated by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in an interview with the Finnish edition of Helsingin Sanomat. According to him, US President Donald Trump is fully aware that two partners are necessary for the dialogue. Pompeo informed that during the recent one and a half hour telephone conversation between the leaders of the United States and Russia, the question of the prospects for cooperation on a treaty on the limitation of strategic offensive… Continue ->

Tags: Denuclearization, Pompeo, Putin, START Treaty, Trump, XJP


Terrorists attack Russian airbase in Syria, fail to cause damages or casualties

Published 2019-05-07 11:09:29 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria

LATAKIA, Syria – Insurgents twice attacked the Russian military base in Syria’s Hmeymim in Latakia province using multiple rocket launchers, reported the head of the Center for the Reconciliation of the Parties to Conflict in Syria, Viktor Kupchishin. “Today, twice in the morning and in the afternoon, the Hmeymim airbase was attacked from multiple rocket launch systems. On both occasions, it fired from the east from the area of ​​the Zawiya settlement located in the area of Idlib and controlled by the group Hayat Tahrir al Sham [Al-Nusra affiliates]. In total, 36 shells were fired. The insurgents carried out the… Continue ->

Tags: Hmeimim, Latakia, Russia, Syria


GAINING VICTORIES: Syrian Army, Russian Air Force liberate territories in northern Hama from US-backed terrorists

Published 2019-05-07 01:22:01 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria

HAMA, Syria – Several regions in northern Hama province are now already controlled by the Armed Forces of the Syrian Arab Republic, a Syrian military source said. “At 6:00am local time, the Army began a major military operation in the north of Hama province on the Braidij side, and at 10:00am they were able to enter Mazraat ar-Radi and the locality of al-Bana, also known as al-Janabira,” the source said. The same source said that during the operation the Syrian army used aviation, including Russian, missiles and artillery against the combatants of the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Nusra group. The agency’s interlocutor… Continue ->

Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria


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