The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-07-17

This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 3, articles about Anglo-5, Canada, China, Conspiracy-Theories, Eurasia, Fake-News, Headline-News, Politics, Propaganda, Russia, United-Kingdom, United-States, Eu, Finance, Germany.

Tags in this brief: Big Pharma, China, Covid-19, Geopolitics, Russia, UK, USA, Vaccine, Economy, Eu, Germany, Nord Stream 2, 5G.

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China Supports Russia Against UK’s False Accusations of COVID-19 Vaccine Hacking Attacks

Published 2020-07-17 23:00:14 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Canada, China, Conspiracy-Theories, Eurasia, Fake-News, Headline-News, Politics, Propaganda, Russia, United-Kingdom, United-States

BEIJING – China has urged for stopping another baseless accusation against Russia, this time falsely accused that it had conducted cyberattacks on foreign companies developing coronavirus vaccines, as conveyed by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Friday. “We took notice of these statements containing allegations against Russia. Our position on this matter is definite. Any country putting forward accusations against another country has to provide undeniable evidence, otherwise, it is better not to make such unsubstantiated attacks,” the spokeswoman said at a daily briefing, according to RIA Novosti. The vaccine in the United Kingdom is being developed by two… Continue ->

Tags: Big Pharma, China, Covid-19, Geopolitics, Russia, UK, USA, Vaccine

‘EU’s Energy Policy Made in EU, Not US’: Defiant Germany Again Hits Back at US Targeting Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Published 2020-07-17 22:40:35 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Finance, Germany, Headline-News, Politics, Russia, United-States

BERLIN – Germany’s Foreign Minister hinted his country is unlikely to kowtow to the sweeping US sanctions against the embattled gas pipeline project, which he called an affront to Europe’s right to choose energy suppliers on its own. The statement by Heiko Maas was released a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent “a clear warning” to companies contributing to the ambitious Nord Stream 2. Firms involved in the project should “get out” or face penalties under Section 232 of the notorious Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), RT reported. Invoking similar rhetoric of top-tier German politicians,… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Eu, Geopolitics, Germany, Nord Stream 2, Russia, USA

‘Winning’ the Tech War Against China by Losing

Published 2020-07-17 22:16:06 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, United-Kingdom, United-States

Walking away from its long-term relationship that goes back to those pre-Internet, pre-everything days, the United States government has legislated to list Huawei Technologies Company and ZTE Corporation as “national security threats”. To the surprise of many in telecom circles, the US has also succeeded in pressuring other European countries to go down the same route, even change the mutual direction of their economic relationship with China, no matter what. In countries like the United Kingdom, some government officials have come to the conclusion that both companies are spying on the data of British mobile phone users for the Chinese… Continue ->

Tags: 5G, China, Economy, Geopolitics, UK, USA

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