The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-10-01

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine, Ksa, Mena, Yemen, Anglo-5, Russia, United-Kingdom, Latin-America, North-Korea, Venezuela, Norway, China, Science.

Tags in this brief: Donbass, Kuchma, Minsk Accords, Steinmeier Formula, Houthis, KSA, Saudi, Vietnam, Yemen, Russia, UK, DPRK, Korea, Venezuela, Fake News, Norway, China, Oil, Economy, Roscosmos, Space.

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Kiev delegation signs on to Steinmeier Formula for Donbass peace

Published 2019-10-01 19:53:54 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

We reported last month on the Ukrainian Foreign Minister’s approval of the Steinmeier Formula and its main points. Leonid Kuchma in the Kiev delegation, and former Ukrainian chief of state, has signed on with his caveats: Today we add the latest bulletin, from October 1, followed by the September 27 report on Kuchma’s assessment. October 1: The Ukrainian delegation has signed the “Steinmeier formula” at the next meeting of the contact group to resolve the conflict in the Donbass. This was reported by TASS, citing sources close to the talks in Minsk. “Leonid Kuchma, representing official Kiev at the meeting,… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Kuchma, Minsk Accords, Steinmeier Formula


Yemen Is Now Saudi Arabia’s “Vietnam War”

Published 2019-10-01 17:30:41 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Ksa, Mena, Yemen

Something does not appear right in Saudi Arabia. Although the Wahhabi Kingdom has a technological, demographical and economical advantage over Yemen, it has completely failed to break the Yemeni resistance, headed by the Houthi-led Ansarullah Movement. The Ansarullah Movement has not just been on the defensive against Saudi Arabia’s advancements, but has also taken the fight directly to them despite the Kingdom controlling the seas and the high skies. On September 14, the Yemeni Resistance attacked a Saudi Aramco oil facility, causing billions of dollars in damage that will take months to completely fix. However, it is the capture of… Continue ->

Tags: Houthis, KSA, Saudi, Vietnam, Yemen


‘Cyber ​​Troop Veteran’: Why did a British General Report ‘WAR’ against Russia?

Published 2019-10-01 16:30:38 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-Kingdom

LONDON – UK Defense Chief of Staff Nick Carter said his country is at war every day due to constant cyber attacks from Russia and other countries. In a speech on Sunday at the Cliveden Literary Festival, which was also attended by retired American general and former CIA director David Petraeus, General Carter stated that “the changing character of warfare has exposed the distinctions that don’t exist any longer between peace and war.” “I feel I am now at war, but it’s not a war in the way we would have defined it in the past. And that is because… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, UK


MAJOR: Venezuela and North Korea consolidate alliance with new agreements

Published 2019-10-01 16:30:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, North-Korea, Venezuela

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CARACAS – Venezuela and North Korea have concluded a series of agreements, including military and technological cooperation initiatives, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced on Monday. “Diosdado [Cabello, president of the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly] has just informed me about the agreements reached in all areas – technology, industry, military cooperation,” said Maduro. The Venezuelan leader added that Caracas is also cooperating with Pyongyang in agriculture and the food industry. Cabello leads a Venezuelan delegation that is currently conducting state visits in Asia. Last week, the delegation was in Pyongyang, where Cabello reportedly gave North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a letter… Continue ->

Tags: DPRK, Korea, Venezuela


FAKE NEWS! Norway confirms falsity of ‘Russian agents’ rumors on its territory

Published 2019-10-01 15:30:01 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Norway, Russia

OSLO – Rumors about Russian special forces in the Svalbard archipelago and mainland Norway are not true, according to the Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces and the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST). Refuting rumors spread by local media outlets, a spokesman for the Norwegian Armed Forces told Klassekampen newspaper that “it is completely unknown to the Ministry of Defense and the Norwegian Armed Forces that there was Russian military activity on Norwegian soil. That includes Svalbard,” an archipelago to the north of the Norwegian mainland. The Norwegian Police Security Service also rejected rumors of Russian surveillance and sabotage exercises…. Continue ->

Tags: Fake News, Norway, Russia


Major for China? Massive oil deposit discovered in Asian giant

Published 2019-10-01 13:30:40 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News

BEIJING – The discovery of an oilfield that could hold more than a billion tons of reserves in northwest China was announced by the country’s largest oil and gas producer, CNPC. According to China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), proven reserves in the Qingcheng oil field in the Ordos basin are 358 million tonnes, while its estimated reserves may reach 693 million tonnes. Vice President Li Luguang of PetroChina, a CNPC subsidiary, said a total of 640,000 tonnes of oil will be produced in the field this year, and annual production is expected to reach 3 million tonnes soon. The company… Continue ->

Tags: China, Oil


Russian Space Science Making a Comeback (VIDEOS)

Published 2019-10-01 09:48:13 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Science

Samara, Russia – Russia’s space sector has been going through a gradual revival recently, with Russia getting back to the top of the world’s strides to space. Apart from Russia being the only supplier of the most reliable space rocket engines ever built, it is also the only way for most of the Western countries to get to space. It goes to the point that NATO countries are doing anything they can in order to circumvent sanctions, just so they could get their hands on Russia’s space rocket engine.  Even NASA hails Russia’s space tech as superior to their own. Russia also… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Roscosmos, Russia, Space


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