The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-12-06


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 4, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Brazil, Latin-America, Anglo-5, France-Eurasia, Nato, United-States.

Tags in this brief: Nuclear, Russia, Brazil, Macron, NATO, Trump, Uruguay.

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Does Russia really need a ‘nuclear train’?

Published 2019-12-06 04:33:22 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Russia’s train-driven Barguzin missile project could be revived, leaving only one question as to Russia’s need to resuscitate it, says an international security expert. For academic Aleksei Arbatov, the statement by expert Yuri Solomonov, who said the Yars missile was also designed for a rail car, suggests that this is a sign that “Barguzin could be resurrected.” “Another question is whether this is technically rational. Mobile ground transportation systems are much more universal: they do not require railways, bridges and their route is unpredictable, whereas by rail is visible,” the academic in Geneva said on the sidelines of… Continue ->

Tags: Nuclear, Russia

Brazil and Russia’s agricultural potentials are much more similar than previously thought

Published 2019-12-06 03:32:40 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

Russian and Brazilian researchers conducted a joint study on agricultural potentials of the two BRICS countries. Results show that Russian and Brazilian farms are much more similar than one might imagine. Researchers from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and the Academy of National Economy and Public Administration of the Presidency of the Republic of Russia conducted a joint study to identify the agricultural potentials of Russia and Brazil in the context of BRICS cooperation . Although countries enjoy very different weather conditions, both are world leaders in the export of agricultural commodities: Russia with the export… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Russia

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Macron seeks to replace Trump as NATO leader

Published 2019-12-06 02:30:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, United-States

PARIS – Emmanuel Dupuy, president of the European Perspective and Security Institute (IPSE), comments on the challenges facing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the friction between the French and US presidents. On Tuesday, the summit of the organization took place in London , with a great reunion of the Member States: all were gathered and, despite the marked resentments and deep differences, were able to dialogue. Relations between France and the United States Although relations between the United States and France have a “great respect” for each other, as their own presidents claim, relations have been weakening over… Continue ->

Tags: Macron, NATO, Trump

Uruguay’s new government wants to expand cooperation with Russia

Published 2019-12-06 00:58:34 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

MONTEVIDEO – The newly elected government of Uruguay intends to expand cooperation with Russia, National Party Senator Jorge Gandini said on Thursday. The presidential election in Uruguay was held in late November, and elected as president, the center-right opposition candidate, Luis Lacalle Pou. He will take office on March 1, 2020. “We hope to have a great cooperation with Russia, this is a country that has strengthened the economy, has great political influence and great opportunities for consumption,” said Gandini. The senator added that Uruguay would have difficulties in the Russian market in terms of competition with other countries, however,… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Uruguay

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