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  • Horrifying images show 'destroyed cancer ward' after Putin's thugs attack hospital

    07/08/2024 9:29:40 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 93 replies
    Express UK ^ | 7/8/2024 | Aurora Bosotti
    The dramatic pictures showed blood-covered mothers cradling their terrified children as they tried to escape the hospital after the strike. Horrifying pictures have captured the aftermath of a devastating Russian missile strike on a children's hospital in Kyiv that caused widespread damage and killed at least two people. Vladimir Putin's army launched a massive assault on Ukraine, targeting five Ukrainian cities with more than 40 missiles - at least 33 people have been killed and more than 150 injured across the country. The onslaught hit apartment buildings and public infrastructure, including the newly reconstructed ward at Kyiv's Okhmatdyt Hospital. Windows...
  • Johnson signals shift on Ukraine to GOP senators

    03/14/2024 6:14:28 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 14-MARCH-2024 | ALEXANDER BOLTON
    Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) told Republican senators Wednesday to expect the House to send them legislation to help Ukraine, but cautioned that what comes out of the House will look substantially different than the $95 billion foreign aid package the Senate passed last month. Johnson tried to reassure frustrated GOP senators who asked him about funding for Ukraine during a question-and-answer session at the annual Senate Republican retreat, which was held at the Library of Congress. Johnson told senators that the House will send a Ukraine aid package to the Senate but floated the idea of making it a loan...
  • Ukraine Launches Missile Attack on Luhansk, Russia-Installed Governor Says

    05/27/2024 3:05:40 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 100 replies
    US News ^ | 5/27/2024 | Reuters
    A Ukrainian missile attack triggered a fire on Monday in the Russian-held northeastern city of Luhansk, the latest in a series of strikes near the city, the regional Russia-installed governor said. Leonid Pasechnik, writing on the Telegram messaging app, said the strike was made with cluster munitions. "A fire has broken out as a result of the attack," Pasechnik said. Pasechnik said information on casualties was being clarified. Russia's Tass news agency, quoting emergency services, said there had been injuries. There was no official Ukrainian comment. Ukrainian media and war bloggers posted a picture of what they described as a...
  • Putin Suffering 'Enormous Difficulties' Selling Russia's Gas: Analysis

    05/25/2024 6:11:48 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 71 replies
    Newsweek ^ | May 25, 2024 | Brendan Cole
    In mid-2022, Gazprom restricted gas flows to Europe in what was seen as a move by Putin to get both leverage against Kyiv's allies ahead of the winter season and retaliate against Western sanctions and support of Ukraine. But the EU managed to find alternative long-term sources of gas imports and free itself from most Russian piped-gas imports ... Gazprom's revenue fell by 41 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2023, while sales profits dropped 71 percent and gas production by 25 percent... The report said the company's upstream gas-production base is now isolated because infrastructure connecting its main...
  • (Russia) Tempers flare as pundits argue democracy does not work

    05/23/2024 4:29:14 PM PDT · by MeganC · 64 replies
    Russia Media Monitor ^ | 23 May 2024 | Russia 1 state television
    Synopsis: A panel of Russian commentators discusses the failure of democracy and representative government in Russia. The discussion immediately descends into angry invective and personal attacks. One member of the panel storms off. Quote of the Day is from the host Vladimir Solovyov: "German Nazism is the highest level of development in this line of German society"
  • Russian spies tried to meddle in wild biopic about nappy-wearing Putin, director says

    05/23/2024 10:16:07 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 39 replies
    Daily Star UK ^ | 5/23/2024 | LEIGH MCMANUS
    The film features an artificial intelligence depiction of the Russian President in a series of compromising positions, like an affair in his office or the floor of a hospital after soiling his diaper. Russian spies tried to curtail the making of a wild movie that shows an artificial-intelligence created Vladimir Putin in diapers, its director has claimed. 'Putin' serves as an alternative biopic about the Kremlin leader by Polish box office director Patryck Vega, who now goes by the artistic name Besaleel. -snip- Ahead of being shown at Cannes, the depiction is reportedly attracting a great deal of attention from...
  • Putin humiliated as Russia mistakenly bombs its own town four times in a single day

    05/22/2024 8:32:03 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 46 replies
    Express UK ^ | 5/22/2024 | Oli Smith
    Vladimir Putin faces yet another military farce after Russian bomber planes mistakenly dropped four bombs on a Russian village near the Ukrainian border - and it is far from the first time this has happened. Vladimir Putin's military force dropped four glide bombs intended for attacks on Ukraine's Kharkiv region on the Russian village of Shebekino instead last week. Shebekino is a village in the border region of Belgorod region, which has often borne the burnt of Ukrainian drone strikes. The Belgorod region houses several Russian military bases and training grounds. It has recently been rocked by near-daily explosions as...
  • Military briefing: Ukraine battles to hold vital stronghold Chasiv Yar

    05/01/2024 3:53:05 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 28 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 5/1/20254 | Fabrice Deprez
    Russia is intensifying its efforts to seize Chasiv Yar, a crucial stronghold in eastern Ukraine, as exhausted and under-equipped Ukrainian brigades struggle to hold the line while waiting for US military aid. -snip- Chasiv Yar is seen as a key prize for Moscow, with senior Ukrainian commanders claiming the Russian general staff has ordered its forces to seize it by May 9 when Russia celebrates the end of the second world war. -snip- It took the Russian military nearly a year to advance six kilometres from the ravaged city of Bakhmut to the edge of Chasiv Yar.
  • Russian Black Sea Fleet 'Missing' After Crimea ATACMS Strikes

    05/01/2024 9:02:51 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 52 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 5/1/2024 | Isabel van Brugen
    Russia has no warships deployed in the Black Sea at present, Ukraine's Navy said on Wednesday, shortly after Moscow said Kyiv had attacked annexed Crimea with U.S.-supplied missiles—using Army Tactical Missile Systems, or ATACMS. Ukraine's military didn't detect Russian warships in the Black and Azov Seas on Wednesday morning. "In the Black and Azov Seas [the] enemy ships are missing," the press service of the Ukrainian Navy said. Kyiv has targeted Russia's Black Sea Fleet throughout President Vladimir Putin's full-scale invasion of the country, which began in February 2022. Ukraine has vowed to reverse the Russian leader's 2014 annexation of...
  • Russia's economy is so driven by the war in Ukraine that it cannot afford to either win or lose, economist says

    04/30/2024 6:04:01 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 58 replies
    Business Insider / ^ | April 21, 2024 | Jennifer Sor
    "Military pay, ammunition, tanks, planes, and compensation for dead and wounded soldiers, all contribute to the GDP figures. Put simply, the war against Ukraine is now the main driver of Russia's economic growth" Foucart said... Other areas of Russia's economy are hurting as the war drags on. Moscow is slammed with a severe labor shortage, thanks to young professionals fleeing the country or being pulled into the conflict. The nation is now short around 5 million workers, according to one estimate, which is causing wages to soar. Inflation is high at 7.4% — nearly double the 4% target of its...
  • The Honeytrap Resistance: Women who lure Putin's soldiers to their deaths with promises of sex.

    04/27/2024 3:04:43 PM PDT · by dennisw · 71 replies
    UK DAILY MAIL ^ | 27 April 2024 | LORD ASHCROFT
    Locals handing out poison cakes... There's nothing Ukrainians behind enemy lines won't do to defeat their Russian occupiers Under the cover of darkness, however, Ukrainians sabotage infrastructure including railways, communications and factories, and some will kill the enemy if the opportunity arises. The direct action of those doughty fighters, armed with a secretly amassed arsenal of guns, car bombs and other explosives, has seen hundreds of Russians soldiers and collaborators shot or blown up. I have learned that women are also playing a key role in the resistance, including acting as honeytraps to lure Russian soldiers to their deaths. READ...
  • Putin’s Visit to China in 2024 to be Highlight of Bilateral Relations, Lavrov Announces

    04/26/2024 11:39:23 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 14 replies
    Daily News Eqypt ^ | 4/26/2024 | TV BRICS
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has announced that the main event in the relationship between Russia and China in 2024 will be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit to China. The announcement came at a meeting of the Council of Heads of Subjects of the Russian Federation under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Lavrov emphasised that the visit coincides with the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, as reported on the ministry’s official website, TV BRICS reported. “The main event of bilateral relations this year will be the state visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the...
  • Putin CANCELS Victory Day military parades across Russia over fears deadly Ukraine drones could slip through defences

    04/26/2024 5:39:06 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 83 replies
    Sun UK ^ | 4/26/2024 | Iona Cleave
    VLADIMIR Putin has been forced to cancel Russia's triumphant annual Victory Day parades over fears of Ukrainian kamikaze drone attacks. The trembling tyrant, 71, has axed most of the May 9 celebrations - the most sacred day in the Russian calendar - because he couldn't guarantee the safety of his citizens. The patriotic military parades are held throughout Russia as a means of celebrating the country defeating Nazi Germany in World War 2. These events are usually used by Putin to showcase the might of the Russian military machine. and garner national pride - led by a giant parade in...
  • Putin ditches victory parades over fears soldiers will be hit by kamikaze drone

    04/25/2024 4:23:26 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 12 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 4/24/2024 | Gergana Krasteva
    Vladimir Putin has had to cancel multiple Victory Day parades over ‘security risks’. -snip- Celebrated every year on May 9, the Victory Parade will take place online in some regions, Elena Tsunaeva, the first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on Labour, Social Policy and Veterans’ Affairs, announced. Portraits of veterans will be placed on public transport instead of the procession. Heads of multiple Russian regions and occupied Crimea, for example, announced that events will be scaled back or not happening at all, despite it being the most solemn day in the Russian calendar. Victory parades and fireworks have...
  • How Supporting Ukraine Is Revitalizing the U.S. Defense Industrial Base

    04/21/2024 11:38:58 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 115 replies
    csis ^ | 18-APRIL-2024 | Elizabeth Hoffman, Audrey Aldisert, Cynthia Cook, Gregory Sanders, and Shivani Vakharia
    Congress is facing the most significant and transformational opportunity to strengthen the U.S. defense industrial base (DIB) since the end of World War II. The heritage equipment that the United States has provided to Ukraine for its self-defense in the face of the brazen and illegal invasion by Russian forces in 2022 needs to be replenished to ensure the United States is postured to continue to deter its adversaries. The new hardware will be produced at factories across the nation. Of the $113 billion appropriated by Congress to date related to the conflict in Ukraine, as much as $68 billion...
  • Brit traitor who fights for Putin against Ukraine, hates UK & was disowned by family ‘granted citizenship by Russia’

    04/21/2024 10:41:50 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 35 replies
    Sun UK ^ | 4/21/2024 | Ellie Doughty
    A BRITISH traitor who fled the UK to fight for Vladimir Putin in Ukraine claims he has been given Russian citizenship. Aiden Minnis, 37, who "hates" the UK and was disowned by his family, boasted about his new Russian passport in a sickening video. Putin's Kremlin cronies rushed through his citizenship, grasping at the opportunity to have a western toy in their propaganda machine. A state TV outlet then splashed the video of the spineless former drug addict boasting about his citizenship and joining the frontline. Minnis, from Wiltshire, brandished his new passport around and bragged in the pathetic video...
  • Today, We Received a Decision – the U.S. Assistance, Which Will Be Felt by Both the Warriors on the Frontline, and the Cities and Villages Suffering from Russian Terror

    04/20/2024 9:54:50 PM PDT · by · 200 replies ^ | 20 April 2024 - 21:30 | President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
    Today, We Received a Decision – the U.S. Assistance, Which Will Be Felt by Both the Warriors on the Frontline, and the Cities and Villages Suffering from Russian Terror – Address by the President 20 April 2024 - 21:30 Dear Ukrainians! From early morning today, various regions of our country have been experiencing air alerts and Russian strikes. From the east to the south... Sumy, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk regions, Kherson and the region, Odesa, Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk regions. Missiles, drone strikes, artillery. There is a lot of destruction — houses, port infrastructure, and energy facilities. There are casualties and,...
  • Ukraine Downs Russian Tu-22M3 Bomber in War's First

    04/19/2024 6:04:59 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 30 replies
    Newsweek ^ | April 18, 2024 | Isabel van Brugen
    Ukraine's air force has previously said Russia has used the Tu-22M3 aircraft to fire Kh-22 cruise missiles at Ukrainian territory. The HUR said the bomber that was downed "carried out a missile attack against Ukraine on the night of April 19." The aircraft was shot down "as a result of a [HUR] special operation in cooperation with the Air Force," it said, adding that it was struck at a distance of about 300 kilometers from Ukraine. The HUR added: "It should be noted that this is the first successful destruction of a strategic bomber in the air during a combat...
  • Luxury yachts and other myths: How Republican lawmakers echo Russian propaganda

    04/14/2024 4:08:47 AM PDT · by Chad C. Mulligan · 55 replies
    NBC ^ | 14 Apr 2024 | Dan De Luce and Syedah Asghar
    Two senior Republican lawmakers, the chairs of the House Intelligence and Foreign Affairs committees, say their colleagues are echoing Russian state propaganda against Ukraine. Researchers who study disinformation say Reps. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, and Michael McCaul, R-Texas, are merely acknowledging what has been clear for some time: Russian propaganda aimed at undermining U.S. and European support for Ukraine has steadily seeped into America’s political conversation over the past decade, taking on a life of its own. McCaul, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told Puck News he thinks “Russian propaganda has made its way into the United States, unfortunately,...
  • Thousands of Russian soldiers are fleeing the war in Ukraine but have nowhere to go

    04/12/2024 5:03:26 PM PDT · by Chad C. Mulligan · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12 Apr 2024 | Erika Kinetz
    ASTANA, Kazakhstan — If the choice was death or a bullet to the leg, Yevgeny would take the bullet. A decorated hero of Russia’s war in Ukraine, Yevgeny told his friend and fellow soldier to please aim carefully and avoid bone. The tourniquets were ready. The pain that followed was the price Yevgeny paid for a new chance at life. Like thousands of other Russian soldiers, he deserted. “I joke that I gave birth to myself,” he said, declining to give his full name for fear of retribution. “When a woman gives birth to a child, she experiences very intense...