Skip to comments.The shell-game cups of the Kremlin: "referendum", "mobilizations", "nuclear"
Posted on 09/26/2022 11:03:00 AM PDT by UMCRevMom@aol.com
"Are you for the withdrawal of the Zaporozhye region from Ukraine, the formation of an independent state by the Zaporozhye region and its entry into the Russian Federation as a subject of the Russian Federation?"
— it was these words (with one syntactic error in the Russian-language version and one grammatical error in the Ukrainian-language version) that turned the topic of "referendums" in the "new Russian territories" from the senseless chatter of journalists and political strategists into the menacing roar of a nuclear apocalypse.
It is pointless to talk about the legal side of "referendums" in Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhia and Kherson regions — this topic is not about law and not about state construction. It's about nuclear blackmail.
The Kremlin could without any hesitation frighten the West and the whole world with fake delight of new Hiroshima. However, the consciousness of these people is arranged in a strange way: they want to be respectable bureaucrats, "legalists", legal casuists. They want to see popular support in the "new territories", Kiev in 72 hours and those same girls with flowers and "desserts", which the laws of the Russian military and "office" budget promised them.
Although being deeply amoral people, they always try to give their actions at least some semblance of compliance, if not with the law, then with the legal procedure - like, we didn't just squeeze out "Novorossiya"! After all, it was the locals themselves who voted in the referendum and asked to join Russia! And we only react to the plea for "reunification" — after all, we have a broad, Russian soul! And we will not falsify the results! (Let's just draw how many, so that the heart is more cheerful: 80% in Kherson and Zaporozhye and 90% in "LNR" and "DNR". Well, or right away — 99.8% everywhere — as in the USSR.) Also, the fact that along with the ballot box for the apartments of local residents, machine gunners go — well, we are protecting the "results of the people's will" from the Ukrainian Nazi terrorists!
However, the political dimension of these painted "referendums" is not as crazy as it seems at first glance. It is clear that no one in the world recognizes them — except North Korea and Eritrea — even Belarus.
At first, it could have been assumed that after the "referendums", the Kremlin would not immediately go to the annexation in the Federal Assembly and the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, but would receive "weighty" arguments for negotiations with the West, hinting at nuclear potential.
However, the rat [Putin] was already driven to the farthest end of the corner! Therefore, the registration of the annexation ("accession") of "Novorossiya" will be carried out immediately after the "vote". And immediately — a "nuclear umbrella" will be opened over the four tortured areas. At the moment, Kremlin residents believe that both the West and Ukraine are afraid of nuclear dialogue, and therefore they will be accommodating and attentive to the Kremlin's "wishes".
However, just a week ago, nothing foreshadowed such an escalation of the military conflict! The "referendums" were postponed — either for an indefinite future or, according to Turchak, for November 4, "National Unity Day". Kiriyenko assured that there would be no "referendums". Peskov — that there will be no mobilization.
Indeed, no one seriously talked about any mobilization in Russia — they believed that it was late, irrational, unpopular and unrealistic.
The sudden and vivid Kharkov counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the liberation of Balakleya, Kupyansk and Izyum created a turning point — not that in the whole war, but in how to perceive the Russian army and its command: there are very few left who still believe in the possibility of Russia's victory. Well, Putin's trip to the SCO summit in Samarkand was a grandiose "negative triumph" of Russian foreign policy: Russia was made to understand that its zone of influence in the post—Soviet space was shrinking — and that Central (Central) Asia already had other priorities - friendship with China and Turkey.
However, as you know, "Russia is a country of winners", it "cannot lose", and "Putin must be allowed to save face and dignity" — after all, he too "cannot lose"! At least, this is what the main Kremlin propaganda thesis looks like, which the Kremlin is trying (not without success) to promote around the world.
Interestingly, thanks to this PR campaign, dozens and even hundreds of "sleepers" - secret and disinterested "friends of the Kremlin" — were revealed in various countries and social media: they were found among presidents and prime ministers, among leading American and European journalists and political scientists, and among film directors and public figures.
Further events that took place over the course of several days increasingly tightened the Russian state and the funnel of nothingness.
Lukashenka cruelly deceived the Kremlin and did not lead the Belarusian army to die for the "demilitarization" and "denazification" of Ukraine.
Residents of the "LDPR" were also mobilized to the limit — now there is no one.
A mysterious man named Yevgeny Prigozhin, whom everyone, without exception, calls "Putin's cook," although nothing is known about his culinary abilities, was seen in a high—security colony recruiting prisoners to the front. However, the convicts did not save Russia either! (Moreover, the story of the "prison"mobilization" has caused enormous reputational damage to Russia all over the world, exposing it as a "failed state": a person without a clear status promises prisoners execution — when leaving positions, and pardon if they survive (which only the president can carry out!).
And what else is left to do in this case? Who will fight? Who will win the victory? Where is the human meat so that a single person on Earth could satisfy the ego of Putin and prove to the whole world that Ukraine was invented by enemies and ex-citizens of Russia?
And then, as if on purpose, out of nowhere — Alla Pugacheva [retired iconic musical performer] with a cunning anti-war message [In August 2022, Pugacheva returned to Russia, saying "she would clean up the mess and put things in order." In September 2022, she spoke out against the invasion for the first time, after her husband had been added to a list of “foreign agents”.] Of course, then the Kremlin propaganda began to denounce her with all its might [Russian authorities began investigating Pugacheva for "discrediting" the Russian military under Russian 2022 war censorship laws] but anyway, she is almost the only living and evergreen symbol of the USSR! And besides, she is not Akhedzhakova or Grebenshchikov: not only the urban intelligentsia loves her!
She is loved by the "deep people" — from Moscow to the very outskirts — the very one who loves Putin, is still grateful to him for "Crimea to his native harbor" and who for six months mostly joyfully supported the "special operation in Ukraine". And part of which has now been leaving Russia in recent days in all imaginable and unimaginable directions: to Georgia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Finland…
And what to do in this hopeless situation? How to win a war against a "non-existent state invented by Lenin"?
Here it was decided urgently, until the APU liberated Kherson, to press three spare opinions. More precisely, to get and twist three points: under which of them is the ball? [The shell game, also known as thimblerig, three shells and a pea, the old army game, is portrayed as a gambling game, but in reality, once a wager is made, almost always is a confidence trick used to perpetrate fraud.]
The first thimble/cup or shell, is "referendums"; the second is "mobilization;" the third is "nuclear." In this "Bermuda triangle" of three shells or cup game, all three are good — they are interconnected and flow from one another. So, "referendums" are needed for nuclear blackmail — they say, we will defend the "Russian Kherson region" and "Russian Zaporozhye". And at the same time, many mobilized Russians will find themselves not on the front line, but somewhere in "Russian Melitopol" or "Russian Berdyansk" - in order to retain "new territories".
Well, those Kherson and Zaporozhye men from 18 to 60 years old who received a Russian passport, apparently, will be on the front line. And those who did not receive it, most likely, will receive a summons a little later — even without citizenship. At least, of those 300 thousand new soldiers that Shoigu initially spoke about (later it turned out that it seemed to be about one million), 80 thousand are supposed to be called up within these two regions.
Putin is a master of unexpected, sudden, pinpoint strikes. And in a situation when everyone was relaxed and tired of waiting for something new, when Kiev refused any negotiations (except for negotiations on the exchange of prisoners), he quickly outplayed the situation and achieved a tactical advantage: mobilization began immediately - on the day of the announcement, and three days were given to prepare for the "referendums".
At first it seemed that September 21 was an attempt to repeat February 24 and hit Ukraine again with all might! However, the very next day it became obvious: this is not February 24. This is August 19, 1991. Both then and now the war party has won in the Kremlin. However, only the shaking hands of the chairman of the State Emergency Committee Gennady Yanaev remained in memory of those.
It seemed to many that Russian society was inert by nature and looked indifferently at the horrors of war, but exactly until it touched him — they say, it's good to be a sofa patriot. But when they come for you, when they call for "our boys", that's when patience will burst — and the people will rebel!
It didn't burst.
He didn't rebel.
There are many different variants of passive-submissive behavior and domestic grumbling. Chaos, confusion, often bestial attitude towards the mobilized. Buryat men are caught in the taiga. The most popular query on the Runet was: "how to break your arm properly." Isolated cases of protest (with the exception of Dagestan, where it seems to have started!). Self-immolation in Ryazan. Izhevsk school shooter is a psychopath. Well, in a few days more than 300 thousand potential mobilizers left Russia.
The "referendums" were invented to show that Ukraine is a "fake state", a "failed state", a fiction, a senseless jumble of bodies and institutions. But the tragedy for Russia is that by organizing such performances, it turns itself into what it considers Ukraine to be. Offering not only Ukraine, but the whole of humanity to play "three shells/cups", at the risk of being finally dragged into the funnel of historical non-existence.
The “Republics” had their own mobilization laws, now they will have Russia’s.
Russians will be more inclined to break the ‘arms’ of Western proxy fighters than their own arms.
“Are you for the withdrawal of the Zaporozhye region from Ukraine, the formation of an independent state by the Zaporozhye region and its entry into the Russian Federation as a subject of the Russian Federation?”
— it was these words (with one syntactic error in the Russian-language version and one grammatical error in the Ukrainian-language version) that turned the topic of “referendums” in the “new Russian territories” from the senseless chatter of journalists and political strategists into the menacing roar of a nuclear apocalypse.”
Perhaps true if not for this:
Russia-Ukraine war: The western threat of nuclear annihilation’
“It was back in February that the West began to threaten Russia with nuclear war in response to a statement given by President Vladimir Putin. ...”
Was that a mushroom cloud picture provided by Dick Cheney?
Apparently, the Ukies have stalled on their alleged offensives over the past number of days given the propaganda peddlers aren’t reporting on such and have directed their talking points and narratives to the Referenda, mobilization, and nukes. lulz
Is it propaganda and lies like “misinformation, misinformation, and malinformation” from the Biden Regime?
And yet some just can’t see the patterns, much less through anything else from them.
‘Russia Counterblow, NYT Admits Ukraine Massive Losses in Stalled Offensive; UK Teeters on The Brink’
You have already been called on that lie but you keep spamming it, Putin introduced the Nuclear threat.
You are lying when you keep posting that, it was false the first time you posted it and after you have been called on it, then it becomes something else.
Your own source that you keep linking to, the Muslim, anti-white, anti-America, anti-Jew, activist professor writer, points out in his article that Russia actually threatened nuclear war first, and that the French response of nukes was that he should know that NATO also has nukes.
Putin made his nuclear threats on February 24 as he invaded Ukraine, and France responded.
To use your pro-Palestinian activist’s words from the article you keep linking to.
“The French foreign minister subsequently threatened Putin, who spoke of Russia’s nuclear capabilities as a defensive measure, by declaring that Nato, too, remained a “nuclear alliance” and “that is all I will say about this”.”
Wrong, lying propagandist.
Putin’s speech was defensive in nature, not offensive.
Learn to read to learn the difference, genius.
And you say nothing about that mushroom cloud picture at the top just like you’d no doubt say nothing about Dick Cheney’s lie about Saddam producing a mushroom cloud when he was lightyears away from a viable nuke program, you Cheneybot neocon.
No, Putin’s speech was meant to terrify, he gave it as he was attacking and 3 days later he put his nuclear forces on alert.
Putin gave his nuclear threat on the day he launched an invasion, that is a threat.
As your own lying source describes, the French responded to the threat, and in a passive way, the Frenchman’s response was defensive, reminding Putin that NATO also has nukes.
“Asked whether Putin’s threat of “such consequences that you have never encountered in your history” was tantamount to threatening Russian use nuclear weapons in the Ukraine conflict, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said it was indeed understood as such.
“Yes, I think that Vladimir Putin must also understand that the Atlantic alliance is a nuclear alliance. That is all I will say about this,” Le Drian said on Thursday on French television TF1.”
Weird troll rambling about nonsense.
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