The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-01-01


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 5, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Montenegro, Serbia, Iraq, Mena, Iran, Opinions, United-States.

Tags in this brief: Baltics, Latvia, Sputnik Estonia, Kiril, Montenegro, Orthodoxy, Russia, Serbia, Green Zone, Imperialism, Iraq, Occupation, Protest, US Embassy, War, Baghdad, Iran, Trump, Allseas, Nordstream II, US Sanctions.

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Baltic States waging “Holy War” on Russian journalists

Published 2020-01-01 19:16:46 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia Estonia deprives itself of a chance to earn with the help of Russia: Baltic countries squeeze out Russian media January 1, 2020, Sputnik’s Estonian branch has ceased operations. Over the past few months, its employees have been getting pressured – at first they were blocked from receiving their legally earned salaries, and then they started getting threatened with criminal charges. How will this affect the relations between Tallinn and Moscow? As you know, the satellites branches broadcasting in different countries are subdivisions of the Russian state media Russia Today. They operate in the Baltic countries – there are satellite… Continue ->

Tags: Baltics, Latvia, Sputnik Estonia

Patriarch Kirill backs Serbia: “No One Should Remain on the Sidelines from What is Happening in Montenegro and World Orthodoxy”

Published 2020-01-01 04:40:04 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill considers it crucial to support Orthodox Christians of Montenegro in every possible way, who are going through difficult times today. It is also important to defend the purity of canonical Orthodoxy in general throughout the world, the Patriarch said. According to, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church commented on the current situation in Montenegro on December 28 and noted that “great trials have befallen the Serbian Church today as well”. “A law has been adopted in Montenegro, a small country, which has always preserved a special attitude towards Russia. According to this law, all church… Continue ->

Tags: Kiril, Montenegro, Orthodoxy, Russia, Serbia

What is unfolding in Iraq right now?

Published 2020-01-01 02:51:46 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Iraq, Mena

By Yusuf Mshahwar The U.S. has fomented war in Iraq for going on forty consecutive years now. From backing and encouraging Saddam to attack Iran in the 80s to genocidal sanctions that murdered 500,000 children and a direct war in the 90s to a full scale invasion and the creation of Daesh in the 2000s. Iraq has been the epicenter of U.S. aims to redivide the Arab world and lay the groundwork for the violent overthrow of the Islamic revolution and the wholesale liquidation of Iran’s ancient civilization. Iraq’s vibrant agriculture and industrial economy were wiped out. The U.S. has… Continue ->

Tags: Green Zone, Imperialism, Iraq, Occupation, Protest, US Embassy, War

MAJOR: Iraqis Breach Green Zone & Storm U.S. Embassy In Iraq

Published 2020-01-01 00:54:44 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, Opinions

By Steven Argue Trump Fails in Geography Again, Baghdad is in Iraq, Not Iran   Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Thousands of Iraqi protesters chanting “Death To America!” have stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. This is in response to the US bombing of Iraq on Sunday. This appears to have the backing of the Iraqi government. Protesters were allowed to enter the Green Zone with the open intent of storming the U.S. Embassy. Late Sunday, Dec. 29, U.S. Air Force F-15 warplanes bombed on 5 Kataib Hezbollah bases. Kataib Hezbollah played a major role in defeating ISIS in Iraq. They are… Continue ->

Tags: Baghdad, Green Zone, Iran, Iraq, Trump

Allseas will not resume work on Nord Stream II project

Published 2020-01-01 00:53:49 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

Deutsche Welle/ru Allseas does not plan to resume construction of Nord Stream 2. After the United States imposed sanctions on the Nord Stream II and Turkish Stream pipelines, the Swiss pipe-laying company immediately shut down its work in the Baltic Sea. The Swiss company Allseas, previously working on the Nord Stream 2 project, does not plan to resume the construction of the pipeline. Pipelaying vessels left the Baltic region and are already preparing to work on another project. TASS was informed about this in the press service of Allseas on Monday, December 30. On December 20, US President Donald Trump… Continue ->

Tags: Allseas, Nordstream II, US Sanctions

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