The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-08-11

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 11, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Fake-News, Mena, Nato, Syria, United-States, Anglo-5, Iran, Israel, Latin-America, Venezuela, Defense, Color-Revolution, Politics, United-Kingdom, Ksa, Uae, Yemen, China, Finance.

Tags in this brief: Russia, Bombed Hospitals, Der Spiegel, NPR, Iran, Israel, US, Maduro, Sanctions, Venezuela, Kinzhal, Missile, International Relations, USA, War Crimes, Military, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen, China, Donald Trump, Geopolitics, Politics, Idlib, SDF, Syria, Syrian Army, Terrorism, Economy, Oil Exports.

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More than 130 people arrested after the demonstration in central Moscow

Published 2019-08-11 20:31:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Moscow police reported detaining 136 people after the demonstration in central Moscow on Saturday. This week, the Moscow government has released two demonstrations on August 10 and 11 on Sakharov Academic Avenue, with an estimated up to 100,000 people expected at each event. According to police data, about 20,000 people attended the act. Already the protest organizers reported the presence of 50,000 protesters. At the end of the day, protest organizers canceled Sunday’s act. “A total of 136 people were arrested after committing offenses during an uncoordinated demonstration in central Moscow,” police said. Protests are being held since… Continue ->

Tags: Russia

NPR copies Der Spiegel’s propaganda line about Asma Assad; she is cured while “regime bombs hospitals”

Published 2019-08-11 19:52:32 by Tom Winter in Fake-News, Mena, Nato, Syria, United-States

Yogi Berra said it when Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris hit back-to-back home runs: “It’s deja vu all over again!” This time it’s NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday morning hitting the same pitch that Der Spiegel published on Wednesday, which is the same pitch we kept hearing during the liberation of Aleppo, except this re-run shamelessly uses Asthma Assad as a point of departure: I had already read it in German, Der Spiegel published it Wednesday; Thomas Römer, vigilant fact-checker, had already awarded it his equivalent of Pants On Fire. And of course, it is a re-run of the endless sequence of… Continue ->

Tags: Bombed Hospitals, Der Spiegel, NPR

MAJOR: Israel warned not to participate in US-led anti-Iranian naval coalition

Published 2019-08-11 19:30:08 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Israel, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian has warned Israel of its participation in a naval coalition being organized by the US. On his Twitter, Amir Abdollahian said the Israelis would suffer consequences if they participated in the US mission and also advised the United States and its allies to abandon the idea of ​​their military campaign in the Persian Gulf, arguing that it will not bring peace and security to the region, as the US claims. “If Israel enters the Strait of Hormuz, it will be swallowed up by the wrath of the region and its smoke will… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Israel, US

REVEALED: US sanctions reduce Venezuela’s GDP by 7%, Maduro says Venezuela ready to overcome US blockade

Published 2019-08-11 16:30:34 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS – US sanctions against Venezuela caused a 7% reduction in Venezuela’s GDP between 2013 and 2017. Venezuela recorded a fall in its Gross Domestic Product, Sputnik Mundo Aníbal García Fernández, a member of the Latin American Strategic Center for Geopolitics (CELAG) , told Sputnik. “The US blockade of Venezuela has caused the country to lose more than 7% of GDP over the past five years, which has meant that many people have no access to food and medicine,” said Aníbal García Fernández, a member of the Latin American Strategic Center for Geopolitics (CELAG) who has been investigating for several… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Sanctions, Venezuela

Russian system of hypersonic missiles is shown in action (VIDEO)

Published 2019-08-11 15:30:29 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – In Russia, the audience of an air show could see the Kinzhal hypersonic missile system in action. The Kinzhal hypersonic missile system was shown today, August 10, during a concert organized in the Ryazan region as part of the International Military Games. The images were published by Russian television channel Zvezda. During the demonstration, a pair of Mig-31K airplanes armed with these missiles protected the aviation attacking conventional enemy bomb bombers. In the polygon were installed about 60 targets of 12 different types. Hypersonic Missile The Kinzhal hypersonic missile is capable of hitting targets at a distance… Continue ->

Tags: Kinzhal, Missile, Russia

Thousands of Venezuelans Protest US Sanctions

Published 2019-08-11 15:15:19 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Headline-News, Politics, United-States, Venezuela

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CARACAS – On Saturday, thousands of people filled the streets of the Venezuelan capital and other major cities to show their support for President Nicolas Maduro and protest against new US sanctions imposed on the Latin American country, local media reported. People marched with posters and flags saying “No More Trump”, Venezuelan national television reported. “They [the United States] want to deprive Venezuela of its holy right to peace but we will struggle,” Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez stated. President Nicolas Maduro has noted that Caracas will submit a letter decrying the illegal US sanctions, signed by millions of Venezuelans,… Continue ->

Tags: International Relations, Sanctions, USA, Venezuela, War Crimes

CRISIS IN THE EMPIRE: British military numbers continue to dwindle

Published 2019-08-11 14:30:45 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, United-Kingdom

LONDON – Due to the recruitment crisis in the United Kingdom Army combat units are operating with up to 40% fewer soldiers. British Army infantry regiments have steadily declined over the past five years, according to recent UK Ministry of Defense data. There are currently about 2,500 fewer soldiers in the first-line regiments compared to 2015. In addition, the country’s 16 regular regiments also have a staff deficit. Nine of them operate with one-fifth of the soldiers below the recommended level, while four other units have only 75 percent of the required military. The most affected regiment is the prestigious… Continue ->

Tags: Military, UK

YEMEN: Saudi-Emirati Rift Deepens Amid Skirmishes Between Former Allies

Published 2019-08-11 14:15:08 by Drago Bosnic in Headline-News, Ksa, Mena, Politics, Uae, Yemen

Aden, Yemen – The Saudi-led coalition that has invaded Yemen attacked a position of militia backed by coalition partner, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Aden, describing the site as “a threat”. “The coalition attacked one of the areas that pose a direct threat to an important government site,” Saudi state TV quoted a coalition statement as saying on Sunday, referring to the site where the former regime of Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi was occupying. “This is only the first operation and will be followed by others… the Southern Transitional Council (STC) still has a chance to withdraw,” it added…. Continue ->

Tags: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen

America’s dangerous game of involving superpowers into their internal political struggles

Published 2019-08-11 13:18:15 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States President Donald Trump said in a tweet Saturday that China wants to reach a trade agreement with the United States “so badly” and that the country also might be rooting for a Democrat to win the 2020 election. “China wants to make a deal so badly. Thousands of companies are leaving because of the tariffs, they must stem the flow,” he tweeted, adding, “At the same time China may be hoping for a Democrat to win so they could continue the great ripoff of America, & the theft of hundreds of billions of $’s!”, The… Continue ->

Tags: China, Donald Trump, Geopolitics, International Relations, Politics, Russia, USA

MAJOR: Syrian Army Liberates Several Areas in Idlib in the Last 24 Hours

Published 2019-08-11 11:45:06 by Drago Bosnic in Headline-News, Mena, Politics, Syria

DAMASCUS – The SAA (Syrian Arab Army) continued its military operations in northern Syria, regaining control of a strategic region and the nearby hills in southern Idlib. The Army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over the past 24 hours. Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian Army’s operations in provinces all across Syria. Idlib The SAA continued military operations in northern Syria, regaining control of a strategic region and the nearby hills in southern Idlib. The army forces, backed by artillery and missile fire, engaged in heavy clashes with Tahrir… Continue ->

Tags: Idlib, SDF, Syria, Syrian Army, Terrorism, War Crimes

VIDEO: Where does Russia’s oil come from

Published 2019-08-11 10:50:46 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia

Yugra, Russia – Russia is one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil. Although the United States of America, along with their NATO allies and satellite states like to claim how Russia is just “giant gas station”, Russia has long proven this to be utter nonsense. However, with oil and natural gas production being a big chunk of Russia’s economy, this industry is of great importance to Russia’s prosperity. Now, where is all this oil found, extracted, refined and transported from? One of the most important oil-rich areas is definitely Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Yugra. Surrounded by taiga and impassable swamps,… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Oil Exports, Russia

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