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  • Crimea Videos Show Huge Explosions as Russian Air Base Attacked

    04/17/2024 1:50:53 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 46 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 4/17/2024 | Ellie Cook
    New videos appear to show a fire raging in northern Crimea, after reports of explosions around a military airfield overnight. Footage widely circulated on social media by Russian and Ukrainian sources early on Wednesday show bright flashes of light and explosions, with sirens wailing in the background. A local Telegram channel reported "several loud explosions," starting just before 4 a.m. local time, before a fire broke out. Roads around the air base are blocked, the channel later reported. Dzhankoy is a major military hub, home to one of Russia's largest airfields in Crimea. It is a key location for supplying...
  • Russia Launches Mass Production of FAB-3000 World's Most Destructive Bomb Amid Ukraine Conflict

    03/30/2024 1:08:03 PM PDT · by delta7 · 56 replies
    Defense News ^ | 22Mar24 | Defense News
    In a striking development amid ongoing military operations in Ukraine, Russia has commenced mass production of the FAB-3000, recognized as one of the most destructive aerial bombs globally. This pivotal advancement was announced by Russian Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu during his visit to an aviation bomb production facility in the Nizhny Novgorod region on March 21, 2024. This initiative marks a critical expansion in Russia's military capabilities, particularly emphasizing its strategic implications for the war in Ukraine. Russia launches the mass production of its FAB-3000, considered one of the most destructive aerial bombs in the world....
  • Russian authorities plan to mobilize 300,000 people, high-ranking sources claim

    03/23/2024 5:34:09 AM PDT · by tlozo · 36 replies
    Artic Business Journal ^ | March 33, 2024 | The Independent Barents Observer
    Four unnamed sources from the Russian President’s administration and the Ministry of Defence told the news website Verstka that a new wave of mobilized troops could soon be sent to Ukraine. These soldiers will likely comprise reservists and existing conscripts who will be “cajoled” into signing new contracts once their current tour of duty ends. “Something is coming. Reservists are being recruited now, the same as before the last mobilization. Whether the mobilization will happen or not, I don’t know, but last time the procedure was the same,” an officer from one of the military units in the Zabaikal region,...

    03/20/2024 6:54:19 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 59 replies
    Sandbox ^ | 3/18/24 | STAVROS ATLAMAZOGLOU
    More than two years after the whole-scale invasion of Ukraine, is Russia still a near-peer threat to the United States? What are the capabilities of the Russian military after 24 months of heavy fighting against a determined Ukrainian military equipped with Western weapon systems? How soon can the Russian armed forces replenish the devastating losses they have been taking in the fighting? These are just some of the questions the U.S. Intelligence Community analyzes in its latest annual threat assessment. Released every year in early spring, the annual threat assessment delves into the most acute threats to U.S. national security...
  • Secret French Military Documents Show It’s Impossible for Ukraine To Win the War – Officers About Their Troops: ‘Facing the Russians, France Is Army of Cheerleaders!’

    03/16/2024 2:57:57 PM PDT · by delta7 · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 14 mar 24 | Paul serran
    The French paper Marianne has published excerpts by secret military documents that are causing an uproar in Europe and the world, for dealing with the situation on the ground in Ukraine without the disguise of propaganda that pervades almost all reports on the subject. In the piece, the French journalists wanted to understand what happened to President Emmanuel Macron to make him consider sending troops to Ukraine? These ‘confidential defense reports’ explain the ‘panic’ at the Élysée palace. When it comes to the perspective of sending troops to fight the Russian forces, they were incredibly blunt in their assessment. Several...
  • Russian T-72B3 Destroys US-Made M1 Abrams as Russia's Strategy of Attrition Grinds Ukraine Down

    03/10/2024 12:56:23 AM PST · by ganeemead · 30 replies
    Oldest Russian tanks still in use (as tanks) with current upgrades are at least a match for US tanks.
  • Turkey ready to host Ukraine-Russia peace summit, says Erdogan

    03/09/2024 6:24:38 AM PST · by Texan4Life · 48 replies
    France 24 ^ | 3/8/2024 | New Wires
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose NATO-member country has sought to balance its close relations with both Ukraine and Russia, offered during a visit Friday from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to host a peace summit between the two countries.
  • Russian Warship destroyed. Kerch bridge out

    03/05/2024 11:49:45 PM PST · by · 190 replies ^ | 3-5-2024 | The Enforcer
    🔴 STREAMING VIDEO - 3-5-2024 Russian Warship destroyed. Kerch bridge out The Enforcer 3-5-2024 10:00 p.m European Leaders Warn That War Has Returned & Prepare For War; Major Escalations Welcome Back To Day 741 Of The News!
  • Video Shows Tank Academy Barracks on Fire in Central Russia

    03/07/2024 4:43:18 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 14 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/7/2024 | Yevgeny Kuklychev
    Russian tank academy building caught on fire on Thursday, March 7th, according to the Defense Ministry's statement and videos circulating online. One video posted by Astra, a Telegram news outlet, was captioned: "A tank academy barracks is on fire in Kazan." The barracks of the Kazan Higher Tank Command School, located in Kazan, Central Russia, which trains soldiers deployed to tank units in Ukraine, was seen engulfed in smoke as fire raged
  • Ukraine blows up ANOTHER Russian warship as vid shows explosion hitting £35million Sergey Kotov corvette

    03/04/2024 11:00:37 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 53 replies
    Irish Sun ^ | 3/5/2024 | Aliki Kraterou
    DRAMATIC footage shows the moment another Russian warship is blown to pieces in a massive explosion. Footage shows Putin's £35million Sergey Kotov corvette being struck by a kamikaze sea drone near Feodosia, in occupied Crimea. Ukrainian intelligence confirmed the strike and said the ship was entirely destroyed. One of Vladimir Putin’s most modern warships, the 308ft long patrol vessel Sergey Kotov came into service during the war in 2022. The vessel normally has a crew of 80 - and the fate of those on board remains unclear. The strike is a major blow to Putin's crumbling Black Sea fleet as...
  • Putin’s vision for Russia’s next 6 years: Keep fighting, quit drinking, have babies

    03/01/2024 12:18:07 PM PST · by Kazan · 153 replies
    Politico ^ | FEBRUARY 29, 2024 | BY EVA HARTOG AND DENIS LEVEN
    The Kremlin promised entertainment.Western analysts feared Vladimir Putin would declare another war.But the Russian president’s more than two-hour-long address on Thursday delivered on neither expectation, though Putin presented Russians with a vision of the future that alternated between nuclear saber-rattling and grand social promises. ###Putin, who cut a relaxed figure, also called for the safeguarding of “traditional family values.”“We see what is happening in some countries where moral norms and family institutions are deliberately being destroyed, pushing entire peoples to extinction and degeneration,” he said. “We choose life.”
  • Russia is Getting Stronger – Not Weaker

    02/24/2024 11:53:37 AM PST · by delta7 · 33 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | 24 Feb 24 | Martin Armstrong
    Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled the new strategic long-range Tu-160M nuclear-capable bomber on Thursday, in a move likely to be seen in the West as a pointed reminder of Moscow’s nuclear capabilities. This is a new giant swing-wing type plane, where the pilots posted on the side “MY POMPEII,” referring to the destruction of Vesuvius. NATO has codenamed it “Blackjacks” but this bomber is what Russia would deploy in the event of nuclear war to deliver weapons at long distances. What is very clear and acknowledged behind the curtain is that there has never been a time of worse relations...
  • Tucker Carlson Encounter with Col Douglas MacGregor: The Truth about Ukraine

    02/25/2024 8:29:15 AM PST · by JonPreston · 85 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/25/24 | Tucker Carlson
    Tucker Carlson 2/25/24 : Into the abyss: Colonel Douglas Macgregor tells us why the Ukraine war must end now.
  • Pro-war Russian blogger who revealed huge Avdiivka losses dies by suicide

    02/21/2024 7:41:03 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 21 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 2/21/2024 | Pjotr Sauet
    Andrey Morozov, a prominent pro-war Russian blogger, has reportedly died by suicide following outrage over a post in which he claimed that the Russian army lost 16,000 soldiers during the capture of the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiivka. Morozov, who went by the pseudonym Murz on Telegram, was an ultra-nationalist commentator who fought alongside Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and participated in Russia’s full-scale invasion in 2022. On Sunday, Morozov wrote to his 120,000 followers on Telegram that Russia lost 16,000 personnel and 300 pieces of armour during its months-long capture of Avdiivka. The post drew heavy criticism...
  • Russia says it has crushed the last pocket of resistance in Avdiivka to complete the city’s capture

    02/19/2024 8:31:41 AM PST · by SaxxonWoods · 46 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Not Attributed
    Moscow officials announced Saturday said they had taken control of Avdiivka. Ukrainian forces confirmed pulling out of the bombed-out city in what amounted to a triumph for the Kremlin even though the four-month battle was costly. The victory was a morale boost for Russia, days ahead of the two-year anniversary of its full-scale invasion of its neighbor on Feb. 24 2022. For Ukraine, the rout was a bleak reminder of its reliance on the supply of Western weapons and ammunition, as hold-ups in the delivery of expected aid have left it short of provisions and handicapped in the fight.
  • Scott Ritter: Putin is Done Negotiating with NATO and Ukraine will be DESTROYED

    02/16/2024 10:39:04 PM PST · by ganeemead · 86 replies
    Russians will take Odessa and four or five other ethnically Russian cities
  • TO THE BOTTOM Heartstopping moment Ukraine’s ‘Group 13’ drones sink Russian warship ‘Caesar’ in ‘Valentine’s Day gift for Putin’

    DRAMATIC footage shows the moment a squad of Ukrainian special officers blasted one of Vladimir Putin's prized warships - killing all on board.
  • Things are going badly for Ukraine — really badly

    02/13/2024 2:14:47 PM PST · by Mariner · 74 replies
    Business Insider via Yahoo ^ | February 13th, 2024 | Mia Jankowicz,Tom Porter
    As the second anniversary of Russia's unprovoked invasion approaches, the situation is beginning to look bleak for Ukraine.Last year's counteroffensive brought hopes that Ukraine could capitalize on its successes in 2022 and drive back Russian forces from occupied territories in southern and eastern Ukraine.But the offensive failed to achieve a breakthrough, and Ukraine is now seeing crucial support from its allies bleed away. Meanwhile, its troops are experiencing shortages of personnel and ammunition.There are problems at the top, too. Its senior command has been engulfed in chaos, with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy replacing Valery Zaluzhny, a senior commander, amid reported...
  • Front-line Ukrainian infantry units report acute shortage of soldiers

    02/08/2024 9:50:47 AM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 42 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 8, 2024 | Isabelle Khurshudyan, Anastacia Galouchka
    The Ukrainian military is facing a critical shortage of infantry, leading to exhaustion and diminished morale on the front line, military personnel in the field said this week — a perilous new dynamic for Kyiv nearly two years into the grinding, bloody war with Russia. In interviews across the front line in recent days, nearly a dozen soldiers and commanders told The Washington Post that personnel deficits were their most critical problem now, as Russia has regained the offensive initiative on the battlefield and is stepping up its attacks. One battalion commander in a mechanized brigade fighting in eastern Ukraine...
  • Ukraine’s soldiers ‘in deep defense mode’ as uncertainty lingers over commander-in-chief

    02/04/2024 5:32:37 AM PST · by hardspunned · 91 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/3/24 | Andrew Carey
    CNN — As the President’s Office remained stum for another day over whether or not Ukraine’s commander-in-chief was out of a job, one of the men tipped possibly to replace him gave a short but clear-eyed assessment of the situation facing soldiers on the front line. Visiting troops near the town of Kupiansk in the Kharkiv region, Oleksandr Syrskyi, wrote on his Telegram channel, “The operational situation remains tense. Heavy fighting is taking place along all sectors of the frontline.” Syrskyi made no reference to reports that President Volodymyr Zelensky is set to announce the dismissal of army chief Valerii...