The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-06-18

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 13, articles about Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine, Lugansk, Israel, Ksa, Mena, Yemen, Anglo-5, Finance, Russia, United-States, Nato, United-Kingdom, Italy, Eu, India, Conspiracy-Theories, Politics, Propaganda, China, Color-Revolution, Opinions, Syria, Iran.

Tags in this brief: Crimes Against Humanity, DPR, Lpr, UAF, War Crimes, Donbass, Donetsk, Minsk Agreement, Minsk II, Peace, Ukraine, War, Zelensky, Resistance, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Gold, Russia, USD, Anti-Terrorism, Geopolitics, NATO, Putin, Terror, Euro, Euroscepticism, Italy, Lira, Salvini, US, Currency, Dollar, Economics, Hegemony, India, MiG-35, 8chan, FBI, Federal Agent, Russiagate, Russophobia, USA, Anglophilia, Capitalism, China, Hong Kong, One China Policy, Ba’ath Party, Economy, Post-War, Poultry Industry, Reconstruction, Syria, Aggression, Iran, Rouhani, Sanctions, US Imperialism, Zionism.

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Table of Contents


War Crimes: Ukrainian army bombards Donetsk village with incendiary shells

Published 2019-06-18 21:06:18 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

Still more war crimes and crimes against humanity from the Ukrainian Army (UAF/APU), as we lead up to Minsk talks. – ed DONETSK – Ukrainian armed forces fired incendiary shells at a civilian settlement in the Donetsk People’s Republic today, June 18th. This was reported in an emergency statement of the command of the Armed Forces of the DPR. “Today, at 14.05 pm, official bandits, who call themselves Marines from the 35th brigade, opened fire from a large-caliber machine gun using incendiary ammunition at the settlement Yasnoye, as a result of which a house caught on fire at Ulica Pobeda,… Continue ->

Tags: Crimes Against Humanity, DPR, Lpr, UAF, War Crimes


Head of Zelensky’s party promises that Ukrainian flags will wave over DPR and LPR without a shot being fired

Published 2019-06-18 20:51:46 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Lugansk, Ukraine

KIEV – The chairman of the party “The Servant of the People”, Razumkov, promised to return the Donbass to Ukraine with “information weapons”. “Unfortunately, tomorrow (the conflict – ed) will not end. We will make every effort to ensure that this process begins as soon as possible, this is true. The main task that the president, and all of his entourage, and the Party of the Servant of the People put in front of them is to stop shooting, so that our guys at the front will not die, ” Razumkov said at a briefing in Kiev on Tuesday, June 18…. Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Donetsk, DPR, Minsk Agreement, Minsk II, Peace, Ukraine, War, Zelensky


YPA reporter: Saudi Arabia has lost its power

Published 2019-06-18 20:24:49 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Israel, Ksa, Mena, Yemen

By Emad Al-Marshahi SANA’A -“After over four years of controlling the airspace of Yemen, using its warplanes, the Saudi regime is now suddenly talking about the right of retaliation!” What’s going on, I wonder who’s attacking the other and who kills who? A lot of strange questions are being raised, but the reality is that the Yemeni army and the Popular Committees have changed the military equations, and have taken control over the course of the battles and the course of the war. Their steadfastness and heroic sacrifices have had an impact on international politics and on changing the balance… Continue ->

Tags: Resistance, Saudi Arabia, Yemen


De-dollarization accelerates: Russia continues to reduce investments in US Treasury bonds

Published 2019-06-18 19:30:59 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Amid its policy of dedollarization, in April 2019 the Russian Central Bank got rid of $1.6 billion of US government bonds, reducing its investments in that asset by about 87 percent in just one year. In April 2019, Russia reduced its investments in US Treasury securities worth almost $1.6 billion, according to data released by the US Treasury. That month, Russia’s securities fell from $13.72 billion to $12.14 billion. The list of the top 30 public debt holders published by the US Treasury Department no longer includes Russia. In the last 12 months (from April 2018 to April… Continue ->

Tags: Gold, Russia, USD


UK Gets Sloppy with New ‘Special Operations Concept’

Published 2019-06-18 19:17:20 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Nato, Russia, United-Kingdom

New reports announced on BBC News night have revealed that the British elite is planning to restructure their special forces under a new military doctrine known as the Special Operations Concept which will allow Britain to wage a new type of warfare against Russia. The thinking behind the restructuring was first announced by General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith, Chief of the General Staff of the British Army who declared last week that peace and war are increasingly becoming considered “increasingly redundant states.” Essentially, this concept which will be considered by ministers soon, is tied to the fact that the geopolitical operations… Continue ->

Tags: Anti-Terrorism, Geopolitics, NATO, Putin, Russia, Terror


Unnecessary Euro? Italian mafia shows another world is possible – continues using lira as a parallel currency

Published 2019-06-18 17:27:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Italy

ROME – An Italian senior police official has revealed that criminal organizations in the country are still using the currency of the pre-Euro period for illicit transactions, the Bloomberg news agency reported. According to the agency, the lira exchange rate is not known for euros or if it exists, however the police say they still find bills linked to the mafia. The lira ceased to be a legal tender at the end of February 2002 due to the introduction of the euro, the single European currency. “We have still found large amounts of lire,” said Giuseppe Arbore, a finance guard… Continue ->

Tags: Euro, Euroscepticism, Italy, Lira, Salvini


Su-27 fighters intercept American bombers near the Russian border (video)

Published 2019-06-18 16:16:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

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On Monday, Su-27 fighters intercepted US B-52H strategic bombers near Russian borders, over the Baltic Sea and Black Sea. Russian Su-27 fighters have escorted US Air Force B-52H strategic bombers approaching Russian borders in the Black and Baltic seas region, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The ministry stressed that the bombers did not violate Russia’s borders. Russian airplanes carried out the escort strictly in accordance with international rules. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA0x0daxctI The presence of airplanes and reconnaissance drones near Russia’s borders has increased in recent years. Aircraft are regularly detected near the Crimean peninsula , the Krasnodar region and the Baltic Sea… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US


Why are America’s own allies undermining U.S Dollar hegemony?

Published 2019-06-18 15:54:23 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eu, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

In recent times, there is growing evidence that US allies are trying to weaken the hegemony of the dollar. In his Washington Post article, analyst Fareed Zakaria explained what lies behind the decision of different countries, including France and Germany, to undermine the position of the US currency. Fareed Zakaria recalled that last week Heiko Mass, Germany’s foreign minister, who is one of the closest US allies, went to Iran and said that a European payment system would soon be created as an alternative to the system based on the dollar. The visit was carried out jointly with the United… Continue ->

Tags: Currency, Dollar, Economics, Hegemony, US, USD


U.S outraged that India may buy new MiG-35 Russian fighter, but offers little to counter

Published 2019-06-18 14:17:58 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Russia

BANGALORE, India – The newest Russian fighter MiG-35 is on the list of major competitors to win the Indian bid, said Ilia Tarasenko, general director of the MiG corporation. “Under the auspices of Rosoboronexport we are discussing the technical parameters with the customer and the question of the location of the MiG-35’s production in India, as well as the after-sales service program,” he said. Previously, MiG stated that the newest Russian light fighter MiG-35, which is participating in the bidding of the Air Force of India for the purchase of 110 aircraft of this class, would cost New Delhi 20%… Continue ->

Tags: India, MiG-35, Russia


FBI agent accidentally reveals own 8chan posts in attempts to redirect White Supremacist rage against Russia

Published 2019-06-18 13:05:33 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Conspiracy-Theories, Headline-News, Politics, Propaganda, United-States

By Henry Krinkie, published at Current Events Inquiry – The unsealing of an application for a search warrant by the federal government on 8chan’s servers has unintentionally revealed that a federal agent has been trolling the site and attempting to redirect the users’ conspiracy theories against the Russian government instead of the CIA or Mossad.   The legal case stems from the April 27th shooting at a California synagogue by white supremacist and 8chan user John Earnest. The day of the shooting, Earnest is believed to have posted to 8chan a link to an anti-Semitic Pastebin manifesto and a not-so-cryptic suggestion that he… Continue ->

Tags: 8chan, FBI, Federal Agent, Russiagate, Russophobia, USA


Western Propaganda – Hong Kong Protests & Capital Flight

Published 2019-06-18 12:33:34 by Guest Author in China, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, United-Kingdom

By Jay Tharappel – Western propaganda comes in two types, 1) we attack them for our benefit (realism), and 2) we save them for their benefit (liberalism), and when it comes to Hong Kong, both the Left and Right of the Anglo world tend towards the latter, actually thinking the political unrest is vaguely because China wants to impose laws on Hong Kong to extradite “human rights” and “democracy” campaigners. The Greens have said they are “deeply concerned” because the “new extradition agreement…will expose people to China’s unjust system” where “fair trial is chronically denied”. The only reason many think… Continue ->

Tags: Anglophilia, Capitalism, China, Hong Kong, One China Policy


Rebuilding Syria’s Post-War Rural Economy? It starts with Chickens

Published 2019-06-18 11:47:36 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Mena, Syria

DAMASCUS – As Syria looks beyond the conflict now in its final stages, and is aiming to deal with an increase of citizens moving back to the country, the Syrian government started a massive aid project aimed at improving rural parts of Syria. Making a come back after being crippled by years of U.S backed wars and sanctions pushed upon it by the Zionist entity and its regional allies will be no easy task, but Syria has chosen a popular and symbolic aspect of Syrian rural life – the chicken. In its weekly session, the Council of Ministers allocated one… Continue ->

Tags: Ba’ath Party, Economy, Post-War, Poultry Industry, Reconstruction, Syria


Rouhani: Iran does not want war, but will never allow the people’s will to be broken

Published 2019-06-18 11:27:57 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in comments today, June 18, that the Islamic Republic is not going to wage war against any foreign state. At the same time, the head of the Iranian government (the posts of the president and the prime minister in Iran are combined) added that those who oppose Iran personify “not a nation, but a group of inexperienced politicians”. With such a statement, Hassan Rouhani spoke at the opening ceremony of the Salam terminal at Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, Mehr news agency reported. “The enemies claim that the development of Iran was stopped… Continue ->

Tags: Aggression, Iran, Rouhani, Sanctions, US Imperialism, Zionism


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