Skip to comments.Has Bakhmut Fallen? Zelensky the Real War Criminal
Posted on 04/02/2023 5:42:08 PM PDT by BusterDog
There are yet unconfirmed reports that the head of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, announced late on Sunday, April 2nd, 2023. that his forces have raised the Russian flag over the administration building of the town of Bakhmut in Ukraine. There is no question that Bakhmut will fall. Zelensky has sent over 100,000 men to their death there desperate to keep the money flowing into Ukraine. It is a sad state of affairs when a high-heel dancing idiot orders generals to fight to the death all for his pride and money. The fall of Bakhmut is simply inevitable and the West’s propaganda that Russia would be defeated and that they were weak was all wishful thinking of the Neocons who can think of nothing but war.
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We can still send them more billions and keep funneling 10% to the Big Guy.
That’s the important thing.
dont forget to cut social security
Zelensky’s latest admission: In an interview with Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun he declared that “We do not have ammunition. For us the situation in the East is not good.”
Zelensky’s admission adds credence to what the Washington Post recently reported regarding how poorly Kiev’s forces are faring in this conflict, especially its “severe ammunition shortages” that one of its sources spoke about.
Ukrainian Lieutenant Colonel Andrey Marochko:
“Kyiv’s forces are losing at least 500 fighters in the area of Bakhmut on a daily basis.”
I think a big part of the shiate that’s been flying around is about to land squarely on the fan.
Despite the neocon propaganda from some who post here at FR, The Wall Street Journal detailed how badly things are faring for the Orkrainians:
Wall Street Journal
A Year Into War, Ukraine Faces Challenges Mobilizing Troops
“When Russia invaded in February last year, thousands of volunteers lined up outside military recruitment centers. *With many of them now dead or injured,* Ukrainian authorities are scrambling to recruit replacements, *often drafting those who have neither the desire nor the training to serve.* The result is a growing number of fighting-age men *who are attempting to evade service.* ... videos appearing to show men *being roughed up by enlistment officers* for refusing a summons. A disabled person *was drafted in western Ukraine and pronounced fit for service despite having no hands.* Another died on the front lines *within a month of mobilization after 10 days of training,* according to his relatives. ...”
Then again, WSJ is obviously pro-Putin. /sarcasm
Wagner has been moving through the city by yards. The administration building is symbolic, but the Ukes still hold the western part of the city.
The way Europe is talking about sending in an armed ‘peacekeeping’ force into Western Ukraine, it does look like they’ve about written off Donbass, but are trying to keep as much of Ukraine as they can, so as to be able to continue to threaten Russia.
Of course Russia isn’t too hot on the idea, so the Europeans may have to buckle up for a lot of body bags coming back, since they’ll be treated as enemy combatants (as already stated by Russia).
So says the convicted fraudster who spent 11 years in prison.
There can be more than one criminal in this mess.
Zelensky is a corrupt pervert.
NATO arrogantly provoked Russia. They are criminally stupid.
Putin overreacted and sent tanks across a sovereign border. He is a war criminal.
And then there are Biden and the neocons. They spend our money and risk war just because.
There are no good guys here.
” the Europeans may have to buckle up for a lot of body bags coming back, since they’ll be treated as enemy combatants (as already stated by Russia).”
When we run out of Ukrainian soldiers we will fight till the last Pole. Let’s see if the Poles are as stupid as the Ukrainians.
Argumentum ad hominin is not an argument.
One of the better summaries I have seen for this tragedy.
No good guys and really no winners other than those lining their pockets and ignoring the bloodshed.
Martin Arthur Armstrong (born November 1, 1949) is an American self-taught economic forecaster and convicted felon who spent 11 years in jail for cheating investors out of $700 million and hiding $15 million in assets from regulators.
In 1985 Armstrong was found to have violated Commodity Futures Trading Commission regulations by failing to register as a commodity trading advisor, failing to deliver required disclosure documents to clients, and failing to maintain proper records. In 1987 one of Armstrong’s trading entities, Economic Consultants of Princeton Inc., was charged with failing to disclose a commission sharing agreement, and another of his entities, Princeton Economic Consultants Inc, was charged with misrepresenting hypothetical performance results and omitting a required disclaimer in advertisements. The penalties levied banned Armstrong and his companies from trading for twelve months, revoked their registrations, imposed cease-and-desist orders, and levied civil penalties totalling fifty thousand dollars.
In 1999, Japanese fraud investigators accused Armstrong of collecting money from Japanese investors, improperly commingling these funds with funds from other investors, and using the fresh money to cover losses he had incurred while trading. United States prosecutors called it a three-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme. Allegedly assisting Armstrong in his scheme was the Republic New York Corporation, which produced false account statements to reassure Armstrong’s investors. In 2001, the bank agreed to pay US$606 million as restitution for its part in the scandal.
Armstrong was indicted in 1999 and ordered by Judge Richard Owen to turn over fifteen million dollars in gold bars and antiquities bought with the fund’s money; the list included bronze helmets and a bust of Julius Caesar. Armstrong produced some of the items but claimed the others were not in his possession; this led to several contempt of court charges brought by the SEC and the CFTC, for which he served seven years in jail until he reached a plea bargain with federal prosecutors. Under the terms of the agreement, Armstrong admitted to deceiving corporate investors and improperly commingling client funds—actions that according to prosecutors resulted in commodities losses of more than seven hundred million dollars—and was sentenced to five years in prison.
He was released from federal custody on 2 September 2011 after serving a total of eleven years behind bars.
The case against Armstrong was finally closed in 2017, with the distribution of about $80 million to claim holders by the receiver, according to court filings. Armstrong appealed the refusal of the receiver to transport his remaining possessions from storage lockers in New York and Pennsylvania to him in Florida, but the appeal failed in 2019. Concerning his felony conviction, Armstrong is “unrepentant”, according to Bloomberg.
Hidden rare coins cache
In 2014, a day laborer sold a box of 58 rare coins—which he said he had found while clearing out the basement of a house in New Jersey—to a Philadelphia thrift shop for $6,000. Three years later, in 2017, when the thrift shop announced they were to auction the coins—valued at $2.5 million—Armstrong came forward to declare himself to be the rightful owner. He claimed that he had hidden the coins in his mother’s old house to take them “off the books” in anticipation of the public offering of his firm. The thrift shop sued Armstrong, asking the court to declare the thrift shop as rightful owners while Armstrong counter-sued, also seeking ownership. In 2019 the US government found out about the coins and claimed them as part of the treasure hoard Armstrong had refused to hand over in 1999, and for which he had served seven years in jail for contempt. (In addition to rare coins, the treasure hoard—valued at $12.9 million—included 102 gold bars, 699 gold coins, and an ancient bust of Julius Caesar.)
Armstrong was deposed and, according to Receiver Alan M. Cohen, Armstrong admitted hiding the coins. However, Armstrong’s attorneys said in a court filing that Armstrong did not make this admission. The auction house now possesses the coins and the US government has filed suit to take possession.
No winners? China has sat back and watched the West weaken itself militarily and the US dollar lose reserve currency status. I’d call that a pretty big win.
How dare such nonsense be posted when the war cheerleaders are busy at this very moment telling everyone that Ruzza is dead, they will lose the war, Putin is in hiding and the Wagner mercenaries are so hungry they are eating little Ukrainian children alive. /sarc/
Now with that bit of sarcasm, let it be known I am not a Putinista or troll for Pravda. I favor a third position unknown to the Ukrainian war cheerleaders, which is pro-American. We have no business funding a European war by way of money or materials. We have greater concerns at home.
I think I would just blow up the administration building.
And how does the convicted con-man expect to monetize THIS bit of “analysis”. Clearly he’s got willing victims here.
Thanks for the “heads up” on this serial grifter-schmuck.
I guess he is a professional. LOL
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