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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 2/20/2019

    02/20/2019 3:52:02 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
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    In Ohio Republican Governor Mike DeWine is proposing a gax tax hike..... Brazil is in on sending humanitarian aid across its border with Venezuela. That word from the spokesman for Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro.... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Moscow today meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin..... He's running for president again as a Democrat in 2020... A Congressional report says that sensitive nuclear power technology is being transferred to Saudi Arabia...... In France a 36 year old laptop salesman who is a convert to Islam arrested..... And Yellow Vests got their wish last night when a former bodyguard...
  • Exploring the rise of Soviet nostalgia in Russia

    01/24/2019 5:50:56 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 33 replies
    Document Journal ^ | Jan 24, 2019 | Caroline Christie
    Anya Fedotova is a 31-year-old Russian photo editor. She works in GUM, a state department store on the Red Square in Moscow. Every day she goes to work in what was once a prime example of democratized enterprise—an attempt to boost Communism through consumerism. On her way to the office, she passes by grandparents pointing out Soviet-era toys, accessories and tableware to their grandchildren, showing them what life was like back in the USSR. “It’s one of the centres of Soviet-era nostalgia,” she tells me. “Entire families come here to enjoy the atmosphere and eat Soviet ice-cream.” In a recent...
  • It probably doesn’t matter if Putin’s new nukes are going hypersonic

    02/02/2019 5:39:36 PM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | February 2, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    When I woke up this morning it briefly felt as if I’d fallen through a time warp and gone back to the 1980s. The United States had pulled out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Then the Russians pulled out. And before you had time to process all of that, Vladimir Putin was talking about building new, hypersonic nuclear weapons. So, of course, the United States will need to invest in upgrading our own nuclear arsenal. Weren’t we supposedly done with all of this saber rattling? (NY Post) President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 1/23/2019

    01/23/2019 5:07:31 AM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
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    The opposition takes to the streets of Venezuela today, the anniversary of the overthrow of a dictator in 1958, with the backing of the United States as expressed by Vice-President Mike Pence who said yesterday via Twitter: "@POTUS & the US stand w/ the Venezuelan people as they seek to regain their liberty from dictator Nicolas Maduro.... "The resistance will not allow our people's blood to be used as fuel in the election campaign in Israel, and it has the tools to defend the people" That is the message from the Hamas terror organization that runs the Gaza Strip following...
  • Putin hits the ice on Moscow's Red Square

    12/29/2018 10:02:56 AM PST · by Spiridon · 6 replies
    Tass ^ | 12/29/2018 | Tass
    The traditional lists of the Night Hockey League include Russian Defesne Minister Sergei Shoigu, legendary veterans and former NHL stars Alexi Kasatonov, Pavel Bure and Vyacheslav Fetisov MOSCOW December 29 /TASS/ Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken to the ice as he joined a friendly of the Night Hockey League on Moscow's Red Square on Saturday...
  • Putin signs bill to ban all forms of cruelty to animals

    12/27/2018 9:22:46 PM PST · by Spiridon · 60 replies
    Tass ^ | 12/28/2018 | Tass
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on responsible treatment of animals, which outlaws all forms of cruelty to animals and establishes rules of pet ownership, according to documents uploaded to the official online database of Russian legislative information on Thursday. The law was introduced to the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, the State Duma, in 2010 and took eight years to be passed. The law contains the basic principles of pet ownership, based on responsible, ethical and humane treatment of animals.....
  • Oh, great. Russia takes over Venezuela’s oil industry

    12/26/2018 6:42:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 72 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | December 26, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    We already learned that Russia was sending bombers to Venezuela for military exercises and supporting the country’s imploding economy. What could Vladimir Putin have wanted in exchange? We’re probably seeing the answer come into focus as Russia moves in to “help” Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro as we head into the new year. Putin is going to bail out Maduro’s failing government with some cash in exchange for establishing some measure of control over that nation’s vast crude oil reserves that are currently lying mostly dormant. (WaPo) As allies go, Venezuela is a relatively cheap one for Russia. But the potential...
  • Christmas Presents: "The First Circle" By Alexander Solzhenitsyn

    12/24/2018 3:53:52 PM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/23/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    This month marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Russian writer and I must say prophet Alexander Solzhenitsyn. A statue was erected this month in a Moscow neighborhood to mark the anniversary of his birth with Russia's President Vladimir Putin paying his respects. Its a story that happens to take place in an around December 25th, 1949. Christmas Day in the Western nations, but not in Russia. However, it certainly is the Christmas season as it happened USSR style. Among other people in the story are the prisoners of the "best prison" in the Soviet Gulag Archipelago on...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 12/21/2018 Newsdump Week

    12/21/2018 5:09:04 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
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    Its all played out like a WWE wrestling show produced by President Trump's close friend Vince McMahon, but the drama over border wall funding is moving towards its climax as we approach Christmas.... General Jim Mattis is leaving as Secretary of Defense.... On to Afghanistan where President Trump has decided to pull out half of the US troops in that country.... This week US Afghanistan representative Zalmay Khalilzad met with the Taliban for two days of talks.... The Justice Department is charging two Chinese men with hacking into computer networks of private companies and government agencies..... Israel's "Haaretz" newspaper reported...
  • News Summary And Intelligence Report-Monday December 10th, 2018

    12/10/2018 3:54:34 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
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    The French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to his nation at 2pm Eastern time in the US today. He will break his verbal silence to address the challenge presented by the 'yellow vests' protest movement..... Climate change was on the agenda at a world conference in Katowice, Poland over the weekend..... The Battle of Brexit. Newspapers in the UK claimed that Prime Minister Theresa May won't allow her Brexit plan to be voted on Tuesday but her people said there would be a vote. May spoke to the Irish Prime Minister Sunday as well as the European Union leader Donald Tusk....
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 12/3/2018

    12/03/2018 5:21:05 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
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    Good morning, its time for solid news instead of political Kool Aid. The US military has attacked Syrian army positions in Eastern Syria with 14 missiles, that's the world from Syria's defense ministry...... To the rising tensions over Brexit in the UK. The opposition Labor Party says the country faces a constitutional crisis if the Prime Minister does not reveal the legal advice she has been given by the Attorney General about Brexit..... Nigel Farage went on his radio show Sunday and he took time out from opposing Mrs. May's Brexit plan to trash the political party of Brexit he...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 11/30/2018

    12/01/2018 4:57:54 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
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    Former President George H.W. Bush, Bush 41, father of former President George W. Bush, died Friday night at the age of 94..... To the G20 summit... When they posed for a group picture Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bim Salman were at opposite ends of the picture..... The "big meeting" of the G20 summit is set for tonight when President Trump has dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping..... A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska at around 830am local time Friday, 1230pm Eastern US time..... A third week of Saturday "yellow jacket" protests in France against...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 11/30/2018

    11/30/2018 3:58:02 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
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    There were Israeli air attacks in Syria late Thursday evening Israel says that when Syrian air defenses activated a missile landed in the Golan Heights..... President Trump cancelled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin because of the incident involving three Ukrainian warships blocked and seized by Russian border police for entering waters controlled by Russia...... President Trump arrived in Argentina for the G20 summit last night. A highlight of the summit involving the world's 20 largest nations economically will be the meeting of the leaders of the two economic superpowers, the United States and China..... President Trump's former...
  • Embarrassed Putin may retaliate after Trump cancels meeting, experts say

    11/29/2018 12:46:40 PM PST · by deplorableindc · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov. 29, 2018
    Russian President Vladimir Putin may retaliate after President Trump canceled a weekend meeting in Argentina over Russia’s detention of Ukrainian sailors, experts said after the surprise announcement Thursday. About an hour after saying he "probably" would meet Putin at the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Trump tweeted that he would cancel the meeting “[b]ased on the fact that the ships and sailors have not been returned to Ukraine,” surprising critics who accused him of being soft on Putin. But the snub — the second this month, after a Paris meeting also was scrapped — may provoke Putin in the near-term,...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 11/29/2018

    11/29/2018 3:55:56 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
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    The peace talks are underway behind the scenes in Qatar, but the war in Afghanistan continues with 30 civilians killed in a US airstrike in Helmand province Wednesday..... The President's son-in-law Jared Kushner is set to receive Mexico's top award today..... His wife Ivanka Trump will help represent the United States at the inauguration of Mexico's incoming President.... Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Ukraine deliberately staged the incident in the Kerch Strait last Sunday.... A prosecutor in Argentina launched an investigation of Mohammed Bin Salman as the Crown Prince arrived there Wednesday for the G20 summit..... The US Senate...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 11/28/2018

    11/28/2018 3:52:26 AM PST · by Nextrush · 1 replies
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    A federal judge is delaying ruling on a request to make public any criminal charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange..... Assange has instructed his lawyers to sue "The Guardian" newspaper in the UK for publishing a claim that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort..... Special Counsel Mueller's office claims that Manafort is lying to them, Manafort agreed to cooperate with Mueller's probe after being convicted in his first criminal trial. Meanwhile, President Trump tweeting Tuesday evening that: "The Mueller Witch Hunt is a total disgrace"..... GENERAL MOTORS WILL BE MAKING MORE CARS IN MEXICO.... That's the upshot of GM's restructuring...
  • The mysterious on-again, off-again Trump-Putin meeting in Paris

    11/10/2018 2:50:28 PM PST · by deplorableindc · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov. 10, 2018
    PARIS — There's a chance President Trump’s second substantive meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin may happen this weekend in Paris, when world leaders gather to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I’s end. Or it may not. For the past month, a series of on-again, off-again reports has created confusion among journalists and clashing theories among Russia experts. ... “Russians do want to meet, but Trump — the president of chaos — wants to keep things interesting, for us to keep guessing, as he always does,” said Nina Khrushcheva, a New School international affairs expert and granddaughter of...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 11/10/2018 (News Dump Edition)

    11/10/2018 5:38:34 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
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    President Trump has approved an emergency declaration because of wildfires in California. Its been a brutal week of wildfires affecting northern California with nine deaths in the town of Paradise, 6,700 structures were destroyed there in the town of 26,000 when the fire suddenly swept through causing confusion and traffic jams in the midst of the raging inferno. 35 PEOPLE ARE REPORTED MISSING THERE..... Yesterday, a new fire spread rapidly in southern California..... President Trump tweeted about the situation at around 3am this morning: "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 11/6/2018

    11/06/2018 3:58:43 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
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    Good Morning, its Election Day Tuesday November 6th, 2018 Will today's election results see the return of Speaker Pelosi to the House of Representatives?.... Speaking at the final Republican rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri last night, media personality Rush Limbaugh said Democrats cannot accept the results of the 2016 election that made Donald Trump President of the United States.... President Trump told the media yesterday as he left for his final round of campaign rallies that he probably won't meet Russian President Vladimir Putin this weekend in Paris when the end of the First World War will be remembered.... The...
  • Trump 'probably not' meeting with Putin in France this weekend

    11/05/2018 11:39:21 AM PST · by deplorableindc · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov. 5, 2018
    President Trump said Monday that he's "probably not" going to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a weekend trip to Paris. Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One that he instead plans to speak with Putin during the G-20 summit in Argentina later this year. “We haven’t set anything up yet" in Paris, Trump told reporters. "We will be meeting at the G-20."