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  • Update from Ukraine | A new Attack operation on the south | Kadyrov could be in coma

    09/16/2023 6:53:58 PM PDT · by · 208 replies ^ | 9-16-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | A new Attack operation on the south | Kadyrov could be in coma The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the recent developments on the battlefield, as of 13th September 2023 – 22:00 (Kyiv time). [NOTE: two summaries per week, released on Wednesday and Sunday] *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Update from Ukraine | Ukraine Crushed the Ruzzian 72nd Brigade Breaking the south Flank

    09/15/2023 6:54:45 PM PDT · by · 135 replies ^ | 9-15-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Ukraine Crushed the Ruzzian 72nd Brigade Breaking the south Flank The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the recent developments on the battlefield, as of 13th September 2023 – 22:00 (Kyiv time). [NOTE: two summaries per week, released on Wednesday and Sunday] *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Ukrainian Troops Lay Down Arms in Donetsk's Avdiivka; Surrender to Russia Amid 'Failed' Offensive

    06/15/2023 6:05:41 AM PDT · by ganeemead · 28 replies
    Ukrainian soldiers reach limit on how much BS from Kiev they can tolerate...
  • 15 Percent of U.S.-Made Bradleys Already Destroyed in Ukraine.

    06/14/2023 9:58:32 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    National Pulse ^ | June 14, 2023 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    Almost 15 percent of the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) sent to Ukraine by Joe Biden’s government have been destroyed, according to open-source intelligence analysts. Oryx, a Netherlands-based operation which has been tracking materiel losses on both sides of the conflict through visual confirmation, puts the number of destroyed Bradleys at 16, per CNN. The news comes as Zelensky has officially confirmed his forces have commenced major counter-offensive operations. Friendly news outlets are so far reporting only “small” gains, however, with four villages in the Donetsk region believed to have been captured as of the time of writing. In addition...
  • Ukrainians Attack Across the Border in Belgorod, Russian Territory – Diversion to Distract From Recent Loss in Bakhmut

    05/23/2023 9:18:07 AM PDT · by Kazan · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May. 23, 2023 | Paul Serran
    After the defeat in Artemovsk (Bakhmut), where they are believed to have lost between 30k-60k troops, the Ukrainians staged this Sunday (May 22) an incursion into the Belgorod Oblast, pre-war Russian territory, in what can best be described as a publicity stunt or a ‘psy-op’.While the Discord Leaks have revealed that Zelensky has plans to take and hold Russian border towns to gain some leverage in future peace talks, that was not it.The incursion consisted of a DRG (Diversion and Reconnaissance Group) with 2 tanks, an infantry support vehicle and about 9 troop-carrying cars, with a number of troops that...
  • German spy chief sees no 'cracks' in Putin system

    05/23/2023 4:08:50 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 6 replies
    DW ^ | 5/23/23 | DW
    Bruno Kahl, the head of the German Intelligence Agency (BND), said on Monday that he does not see any weakening of Russian President Vladimir Putin's rule. "We see no cracks in the Putin system," Kahl said at the Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS). Kahl argued that public criticism of the management of the war amount to routine disputes within Russian society and do not pose a threat to the Putin regime. "Russia is still capable of waging a long-range war," he said, pointing to newly recruited soldiers. Kahl said that Russia also has enough equipment and ammunition.
  • Ukraine claims Bakhmut battle is Wagner’s ‘last stand’

    03/07/2023 7:57:15 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 48 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 7, 2023 | Andrew E. Kramer and Anatoly Kurmanaev
    KYIV, Ukraine — Russia’s Wagner mercenary group has been forced to use more of its professional recruits in Bakhmut to replace its depleted supply of enlisted prisoners, who are perishing by the thousands in the longest battle of the war, a Ukrainian official said on Tuesday. The claim suggested that Ukraine sees an opportunity, despite the heavy casualties it has suffered in the eastern city, to exhaust Wagner’s nearly suicidal prisoner assaults, which Ukraine’s commanders regard as one of Russia’s most effective tactics. “This is their last stand,” Col. Serhiy Cherevaty, a spokesperson for Ukraine’s eastern group of forces, told...
  • Russia sustains up to 30,000 casualties in ongoing Battle of Bakhmut

    03/07/2023 5:39:19 PM PST · by familyop · 40 replies
    Army Technology, GlobalData ^ | March 7, 2023 | Richard Thomas
    Russia’s ongoing offensive around Bakhmut has cost Moscow between 20,000-30,000 casualties, with the private security contractor Wagner Group sustaining the majority of the losses in human-wave assaults against entrenched Ukrainian positions.For its part, Ukraine has opted to defend the city rather than pulling out, with President Volodymyr Zelensky publicly stating recently that Ukrainian forces would bolster troops numbers in the region. Russian efforts to undertake a renewed offensive in early-2023 have so far stalled, with any capture of Bakhmut offering a tactical but not strategic victory, according to western officials. It is unclear what casualties the Ukrainian forces have sustained...
  • Up to 30,000 Russian casualties claimed in Bakhmut

    03/07/2023 2:09:08 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 56 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3/7/2023 | Paul Adams
    Between 20,000 and 30,000 Russian troops have been killed and wounded in the battle for the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut since it began last summer, Western officials say. The epic nature of the battle is out of all proportion to Bakhmut's strategic significance, they add. But after more than six months of grinding, horrific fighting, the future of Bakhmut still hangs in the balance. Since the fighting began, some 90% of its pre-invasion population has fled.
  • Biden EPA Administrator's Advice to Chemical Poisoning Victims in East Palestine, OH, Sounds Like Cruel Parody

    02/18/2023 9:44:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/18/2023 | Streiff
    The opinions expressed by contributors are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of February 3, a 141-car Norfolk Southern train derailed in the eastern Ohio town of East Palestine. About 50 of the rail cars were damaged, including five tank cars carrying toxic and carcinogenic vinyl chloride. Safety crews vented and burned the vinyl chloride. The town was ordered evacuated, ‘Leave Now’: Hundreds of Residents Near Site of East Palestine, Ohio Train Derailment Ordered to Evacuate.To call the official response tepid would give it too much credit.The Biden White House has essentially ignored the issue. Our...
  • Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia cut all of the supplies to Wagner | Big Conflict inside Putler's regime

    02/17/2023 6:11:16 PM PST · by · 109 replies ^ | 2-18-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia cut all of the supplies to Wagner | Big Conflict inside Putler's regime Follow on Instagram up to date uploads. ****SUMMARY Military MAPS & COMMENTS here: NEW-
  • US officials say Israel behind bombing of Iranian drone factory

    01/29/2023 2:59:02 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/1/23
    Israel was behind the bombing of an Iranian military facility Sunday, a report released Sunday afternoon claimed, contradicting an earlier report by an Arabic media outlet. Early Sunday morning, a loud blast was reported at a military site in the city of Isfahan, Iran, state media outlet IRIB reported. Iran downplayed the incident, calling it an “unsuccessful” drone attack. "The explosion took place in one of the munitions manufacturing centers of the Defense Ministry and according to an announcement by the political and security deputy head of Isfahan Governorate, there were no casualties," IRIB reported. "One of (the drones) was...
  • Ukraine forces liberate key eastern city of Lyman

    10/01/2022 8:07:14 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 49 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Luke Harding
    Vladimir Putin faced severe embarrassment when Ukrainian soldiers liberated the key eastern city of Lyman, raising the blue and yellow national flag above its entrance sign, hours after Russia’s president announced that the area was Moscow’s “for ever”. Ukraine’s armed forces said they had entirely surrounded the city, trapping thousands of Russian soldiers inside. The governor of Luhansk province, Serhiy Haidai, said the besieged troops had begged on Friday to be allowed to leave Lyman. Their commanders refused, he claimed. With no way out, the Russians could either surrender, try to escape or die together, Haidai said. An attempt by...
  • US inflation falls for 2nd straight month on lower gas costs

    09/13/2022 6:12:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 103 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | September 13, 2022 | By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply lower prices for gas and cheaper used cars slowed U.S. inflation in August for a second straight month, though many other items rose in price, indicating that inflation remains a heavy burden for American households. Consumer prices surged 8.3% in August compared with a year earlier, the government said Tuesday. Though still painfully high, that was down from an 8.5% jump in July and a four-decade high of 9.1% in June. On a monthly basis, prices rose 0.1%, after a flat reading in July. Inflation remains far higher than many Americans have ever experienced. Republicans have...
  • Another Way to Help Ukraine: Prepare Now for a Peace Process

    09/12/2022 5:05:35 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 64 replies
    The U.S. Institute of Peace ^ | Thursday, June 16, 2022 | Juan Diaz-Prinz, Ph.D.
    If Ukraine opts for negotiations, Europe and the United States need to be ready to join. Three months of Russia’s savagery against Ukraine have left little space in current policy discussions for considering a peace process. President Biden vows to strengthen Ukraine before any negotiations by providing more arms and funds, and tougher sanctions on Russia. Alongside that vital support for Ukraine’s defense, it is important to develop other ways to help Ukraine end bloodshed and protect its future. One track of policy should be preparation now for negotiations if that opportunity emerges. Crucial elements for a viable peace process...
  • Video of Russian Defense Ministry confirming it is 'regrouping' to the south (what will Putin do now?)

    09/10/2022 9:56:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/10/2022 | John Sexton
    As Ed Morrisey pointed out this morning, the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the east has been moving faster than anyone expected, including obviously the Russians. A couple of days ago, Ukrainian forces retook the town of Balakliia and another small town called Volokhiv Yar. From there they moved east and took control of Kupyansk.Ukrainian troops already in Kupyansk.Russians basically offered no— Illia Ponomarenko 🇺🇦 (@IAPonomarenko) September 10, 2022That was a significant win because it meant Ukraine was in control of the rail lines which supplied Russian outposts to the south, in particular Izyum. Here’s a crude map showing the location...
  • Report: Russia Destroys Tracking Radar Station in Ukraine's Mykolaiv Region

    09/10/2022 2:22:50 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 21 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Saturday, 10 September 2022 10:16 AM EDT
    Russian air forces destroyed a tracking radar station of the Ukrainian army in the Mykolaiv region and six weapon and missile depots in the eastern and southeastern parts of Ukraine, TASS quoted the Russian defense ministry as saying on Saturday.Russian air defense systems downed 13 Ukrainian drones and destroyed five HIMARS missiles in the air, the ministry said, according to state news agency TASS.
  • Ukrainian Officials Drew on U.S. Intelligence to Plan Counteroffensive

    09/10/2022 5:49:27 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 84 replies
    The New York Times ^ | September 10, 2022 | Julian E. Barnes and Helene Cooper
    Senior Ukrainian officials stepped up intelligence sharing with their American counterparts over the summer as they began to plan the counteroffensive that allowed them to make dramatic gains in the northeast in recent days, a shift that allowed the United States to provide better and more relevant information about Russian weaknesses, according to American officials. Throughout the war, the United States has provided Ukraine with information on command posts, ammunition depots and other key nodes in the Russian military lines. Such real-time intelligence has allowed the Ukrainians — who U.S. officials acknowledge have played the decisive role in planning and...
  • Russia, Belarus military bases rocked by fire, explosions days after Crimea air base sees destructive blasts

    08/11/2022 8:17:56 AM PDT · by dennisw · 23 replies
    MSN---LA Times ^ | 8-11-2022 | Caitlin McFall
    Military bases in Russia and Belarus were rocked by an outbreak in fires and explosions Thursday, just days after a Russian airbase in Crimea saw explosions that wiped out nine warplanes. Russian media reported that a military housing unit was ablaze in town outside of Moscow early Thursday but did not provide information on how the fire broke out. The Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Moscow Region reportedly said the fire took more than 35 men to distinguish after they found smoke billowing from under the roof. "The fire has now been extinguished, there is no...
  • Russia Says Crimea Airbase Blast Was Detonation of Ammunition, Not Attack

    08/09/2022 11:57:32 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 57 replies
    US News ^ | 8/9/2022 | Reuters
    Russia's defence ministry said an explosion at a Russian military airbase in Crimea on Tuesday had been caused by a detonation of aviation ammunition, and that there had been no casualties, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. It said there had been no attack, and no military equipment had been damaged.