Skip to comments.LIVE: Ukraine's LAST STAND w/ Scott Ritter and Dan Kovalik!
Posted on 12/25/2022 3:45:45 PM PST by Cathi
"Danny Haiphong: For the last several weeks there has been this intense battle in the city of Bahkmut and the western mainstream media has been kind of sounding the alarm a bit. You've had places like the Guardian, the New York Times talk about how Ukraine has been using artillery and all kinds of weapons at alarming rates to the point where it seems like they are admitting that Ukraine is outgunned here. What is your assessment of the situation right now on the ground in Bahkmut and going forward as we enter this winter phase of this proxy war going on in Ukraine?
Scott Ritter: Well first let's understand that the battle for Bahkmut has been going on for many, many months now. Bahkmut is the "Gordian knot" of the Ukrainian defensive belt that exists in Donestk. A defensive belt that has been constructed on a continuous basis since 2014. It is one of the most extensive, fortified defense systems in modern history. It is manned with troops. It has the support of heavy equipment, artillery, etc. And the Russians have been in the business of grinding it down for many weeks and what we see right now is basically we are seeing the culmination of all of the Russian effort.
I always laugh when people say, "How could Ukraine be outgunned." I don't know maybe because they only have x number of artillery pieces and the Russians have x times 10. I know that when I have more artillery pieces than you I am going to win that fight generally speaking especially in positional warfare where you have made is pretty easy for me by sitting in your positions that I can identify using my intelligence resources and pound you into submission.
You know there are two aspects to this fight. One is that the Russians are more than happy to let the Ukrainians sit in place and suffer casualties. Often times the Ukrainian battalion will rotate into the front lines and days later will rotate out suffering 60% casualties without ever having seen a Russian. They'll just show up and they die. Then they leave and another battalion comes in . And that's the thing. The Ukrainians are rotating battalions in. Every once in a while The Ukrainians will fail to rotate in on time; leave some chink in their armor and if that time is right the Russians will carry out an assault on that position. This is extraordinarily bloody combat, close quarters combat of the most intimate nature. They will face-to-face in trench; hand grenades, knives, bayonets, rifle stocks, bullets at close range and the Russians tend to prevail, seize the position and then they wait and start the process of grinding down the next position.
The goal of the Russians, of course, is to kill as many Ukrainians as possible and fortunately for Russia Ukraine is giving them plenty of opportunities to do just this by their tactics. One has to wonder at what point in time Ukrainians will recognize that the price of holding on to Bahkmut is too high. That Ukraine would be better off preserving these forces; some of who are well trained and using them as a mobile defense capable at least of lowering the casualty ratio. Right now Russia is enjoying an 8 to 1; 10 to 1 ratio primarily because it can exploit its artillery advantage. Even when Ukraine has modern Western artillery such as the M777 from the United States...the HIMARS, other artillery systems from other NATO countries they don't exist in sufficient quantities to level the battle field."
Is Scott Ritter still chasing little girls? I suppose I could check with his probation officer.
No I hanks
Thank you for posting, Cathi! I’m sure many will disregard the information using the tired old commie “shoot the messenger” tactic, but facts are facts.
Ever notice how the apologists for the demographic free fall shit stain of a country that is Russia are fourth rate sad sack bloggers and has beens, including the pedophile Scott Ritter?
And Idiot Ritter was completely wrong
The Deep State his parole officer forbid it!
“I’m sure many will disregard the information using the tired old commie ‘shoot the messenger’ tactic, but facts are facts.”
Aren’t you the pot calling the kettle black!
The reality is, that Scott Ritter has no credibility whatsoever, as he has been wrong on so very many levels.
You can go ahead and believe him; many of us choose not to.
Russky Mir: Retreating Russian Troops Are Beaten by Kadyrovite Scum
I’m just glad to see a thread where most of the people are rejecting this crap.
Facts are Russia is asking for diplomatic talks.
Russia may have more artillery pieces but they are almost out of Russian/Soviet artillery and using North Korean.
Russia is picking men of the street to send to Ukraine.
Ukraine has no need to Shanghai Ukrainians.
Ukraine is getting a fresh package of weapons from the United States.
Scotty is an idol to the Putin cult...lol
Here's who you're aligned with if associations matter - even worse than a pedo.
You’re trying to falsely associate it with Kamala, but there are HEAVILY disagreeing facts on the ground.
Shortly after that event the Senate voted 100-0 to take Russian oligarch money and use it for buying weapons for Ukraine.
House only had 8 votes against it half of these being “the Squad”.
I only transcribed the first few mins. of this podcast. It gets more interesting farther in...:-)
Ritter interprets the exchange between Zelensky and Biden during the recent visit to be an unspoken, but outright admission by the Biden administration that Ukraine is going to lose and that the U.S. has no intention of providing the weapons Ukraine is asking for.
But The Daily Mail and AP and WaPo are the credible agencies to you?
Scotty is an idol to child molesters.
Besides the fact to many that Scott is pedifile... he is our pedifile as untasteful as that is. The fact is, that nearly all of the CNN staff, are sexual predators or classical pedifiles who are child attracted. Gosh, notice how child attracted has with mission creep replaced the distasteful pedifile giving cover to the DNC educated masses. Hell, it damn near essential to be an activist member of the DNC to be a pervrert of some sexual nature. If you haven’t been convicted of a crime against nature... or you haven’e done a stint as a Boy Scout Leader or Religious Leadership position, you ain’t a sexual predator democrate.
Yea, Scott might be what you say no doubt, however, he is spot on with the reporting of independent journalism on the Ukraine conflict. What you hear in the West is not what is happening.... Scott has told what the situation currently is and what is happening to your lying eyes, and ears.
I think you may have posted to the wrong guy.
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