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  • Update from Ukraine | Why Putin Failed in 2023 and will Fail in 2024

    12/31/2023 7:44:22 AM PST · by · 88 replies ^ | 12-31-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Why Putin Failed in 2023 and will Fail in 2024 152nd Mechanized Brigade joins 151st, 153rd, 154th Mechanized Brigades and makes a public appearance. The brigade received its official insignia, motto – There shouldn’t be fear in us, and military unit number – A4948. According to posts on social media, the brigade is made up mainly from mobilized soldiers. [NOTE: two summaries per week, released on Wednesday and Sunday] *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Europe continues to be a victim of NATO’s war plans

    12/28/2023 7:47:30 AM PST · by JonPreston · 104 replies
    Weekly Blitz ^ | 12/27/23 | Lucas Leiroz
    The current conflict in Ukraine is a direct result of the failure of the Minsk Agreements. Between 2014 and 2015, Russia and the European Union mediated negotiations between the breakaway republics of Donbass and the Kiev government, reaching a mutually beneficial protocol that was expected to guarantee regional peace. However, the terms of the pact were never respected by the Ukrainian regime, which continued to constantly attack the republics and advance its project of “de-Russification” and ethnic cleansing.
  • Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia Strikes Ukraine | Biggest missile attack | Putin is Loser

    12/30/2023 3:24:09 AM PST · by · 69 replies ^ | 12-30-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia Strikes Ukraine | Biggest missile attack | Putin is Loser Official introduction of 153rd Mechanized Brigade December 27, 2023 Today, the 153rd Mechanized Brigade was publicly announced. The unit received its insignia and motto – the power of unconquered. [NOTE: two summaries per week, released on Wednesday and Sunday] *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Chechen Leader Offers to Help Putin Defend Attacked Russian Region

    06/06/2023 2:46:25 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 10 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 6/5/2023 | Jon Jackson
    amzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen Republic, offered on Sunday to send military forces from his country to help Russian President Vladimir Putin ward off attacks in the Belgorod region. Belgorod has been the site of numerous attacks in recent weeks. The region's governor, Vyacheslav Gladkov, and other Russian officials have blamed the attacks on Ukraine, but Kyiv has denied responsibility while two anti-Putin paramilitary groups—the Russian Volunteer Corps and the Freedom for Russia Legion—have claimed credit for them. Though Belgorod has experienced brief conflicts since Putin ordered his invasion of Ukraine more than 15 months ago, the recent...
  • Wagner boss ‘afraid’ Russia may use nuclear weapons on its own territory

    06/06/2023 2:41:12 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 15 replies
    The New York Post ^ | June 6, 2023 | Snejana Farberov
    The head of the Wagner mercenary group admitted that he is “afraid” Vladimir Putin may deploy nuclear weapons in a Russian border region that has been repeatedly raided by pro-Ukrainian rebels. In an interview with the pro-Moscow Telegram news channel “Donbas Now,” the notoriously outspoken paramilitary leader aired his concerns about the chilling prospect of the Kremlin using tactical nuclear weapons on Russian soil. “I’m afraid they might get the vile idea of throwing a small nuclear bomb on their own territory,” Prigozhin said, referring to the troubled Belgorod region on the border with Ukraine. … “Isn’t it why we...
  • Russian radio broadcasts panicked Putin's address due to "invasion by Armed Forces of Ukraine"

    06/05/2023 7:30:47 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 20 replies
    Ukrainska Pravda, via ^ | June 5, 2023 | Staff Report
    In Rostov, Belgorod and Voronezh oblasts in Russia, radio broadcast an address of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in which he called upon Russians to evacuate to the interior of the country due to the invasion by the Ukrainian army and announced mobilisation. Local authorities and the Kremlin claim that the address is fake. Source: Russian independent media outlet Meduza, referring to anonymous Telegram channels; Russian Kremlin-aligned news agency RIA Novosti, referring to the statement by Putin’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov; Operative Staff of Belgorod Oblast Quote: "Russians, fellow citizens, brothers and sisters. Today at 4:00, the Ukrainian troops, armed by...
  • Reporting from Ukraine 6/4

    06/05/2023 12:13:12 AM PDT · by dominusobiscum · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/4/2023 | Reporting from Ukraine
    Good Moring to lovers of FREEEDOM! A lot of good news. The Bologrod liberation grows (200 Sq kilometers), Ukraines advances on Bahkmut, Ukraine performs reconnaissance in advance of the counter offensive.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 6/4/2023 Newsdump Weekend OPEC+ Cutting Oil Production, Fed Judge Dumps Drags Show Law, RFK Jr. Say Biden Wants Regime Change In Russia, China's Defense Minister Slams "Rules-Based International Order'

    06/04/2023 9:21:43 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/4/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    The US Navy says that British and US sailors came to the aid of ship in the Strait of Hormuz... No survivors found at the crash site of private plane in Virginia. The plane with three on board including the pilot strayed into airspace over Washington DC this afternoon... "I want an investigation into who these people are" Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green tweeting after a group of masked individuals in black t-shirts and camouflage pants appeared in Centerville, Texas... In northern Afghanistan schoolgirls reported poisoned... A half-million people participating in an opposition protest in Warsaw today... Arrests made in...
  • Ukraine shelling continues in Russia's Belgorod as thousands relocated, governor says

    06/04/2023 11:08:40 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 23 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6/4/2023 | Reuters Moscow Bureau
    Ukrainian forces continued to shell Russia's border region of Belgorod overnight into Sunday after two people were killed the previous night and hundreds of children were evacuated away from the border, Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said. "Overnight, it was quite restless," Gladkov said on the Telegram channel, adding that the Shebekino and Volokonovsky districts had suffered "lots" of damage from the latest shelling. Gladkov later wrote that fires had broken out in the town of Shebekino after Ukrainian forces shelled a market area in the centre, adding that nobody had been injured. Shebekino is about 7 km (4 miles) from the...
  • Wagner Troops Will Defend Belgorod Region, Warns Prigozhin

    06/04/2023 10:59:34 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 6 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 6/3/2023 | Brendan Cole
    Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the Wagner Group, said he was prepared to send his mercenary troops to the Russian border region where raids from Ukrainian territory have taken place. In an audio post on Telegram, Prigozhin reiterated on Saturday his criticism of the Russian Defense Ministry's handling of the war in Ukraine, this time about how it was dealing with armed incursions into the Russian region of Belgorod, from where thousands have fled. Belgorod has been hit by numerous attacks with the regional governor, Vyacheslav Gladkov, saying on Friday, there were more than 500 projectile weapons fired, most of...
  • ‘Everything Changed’: The War Arrives on Russians’ Doorstep; With cross-border strikes, residents of the Russian region of Belgorod are starting to understand the horrors of war being waged at their doorstep.

    06/03/2023 9:17:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    New York Times ^ | 06/03/2023 | Valerie Hopkins and Anatoly Kurmanaev
    Over the last five days of May, Ruslan, an English teacher in a Russian town near the Ukrainian border, heard the distinct sound of a multiple rocket launcher strike for the first time. Shelling would begin around 3 a.m., sometimes shaking his house, and continue through the morning. He had heard the thud of explosions in distant villages in the past, he said, and in October shelling damaged a nearby shopping mall. But nothing like this. “Everything changed,” he said. Fifteen months after Russian missiles first roared toward Kyiv, residents of the Russian border region of Belgorod are starting to...
  • Ukraine’s cross-border tactics are aimed at destabilizing Russia. Judging by the response, they’re working

    06/03/2023 6:05:56 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 105 replies ^ | June 3, 2023 | Sam Kiley
    Ukraine has opened a new front in its battle to drive out the Russian invader - in Russia. But it is oddly coy about admitting that it has sent troops, fired artillery, and flown drones into its neighbor’s territory. The operations of Russian citizens, carrying Ukrainian military ID, wearing Ukrainian uniforms and attacking from Ukraine, remain officially opaque. It is Kyiv’s contribution to what’s become known as “hybrid warfare” in the “grey zone” of contemporary conflict. The two terms provoked books and a tsunami of excited opinion from an army of pundits when Russia first invaded Ukraine in 2014. Back...
  • Troops Cross Into Russia as Putin's Army Fights To Defend Belgorod—Report

    06/01/2023 7:27:34 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 45 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 6/1/2023 | Isabel Van Brugen
    Russian fighters serving under the Ukrainian Armed Forces have crossed into the town of Shebekino in Russia's Belgorod region, bringing "heavy equipment" with them, Ilya Ponomarev, an exiled Russian politician—who says he is the political representative for the group of fighters—told Newsweek. Ponomarev's remarks came on the heels of a statement from Belgorod Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov, who said shelling in the border town of Shebekino overnight injured at least eight people. Gladkov denied "any enemies are on the territory of the Belgorod region" even as reports emerged that tanks operated by "saboteurs" were shelling the town's checkpoint. The Freedom of...
  • Russia may be devoured by its neighbours

    05/31/2023 5:45:26 AM PDT · by dennisw · 76 replies
    MSN ^ | 5-31 | Svitlana Morenets
    Japan was the first country to break its silence after the full-scale invasion of Ukraine last year. Tokyo said of the Kuril Islands that it was “completely unacceptable that the Northern Territories have yet to be returned since the Soviet Union’s illegal occupation of them 77 years ago”. That annexation saw the expulsion of Japanese people from the southern islands, and since then, the countries have failed to reach a compromise. Talks broke down when Putin showed he was not willing to share lands but only to gain new ones. Then China started drawing maps marking part of Siberia and...
  • Ukraine war: Belgorod incursion may stretch Russia's defences

    05/24/2023 3:09:47 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 24, 2023 | Tom Balmforth and Anna Dabrowska
    A two-day incursion from Ukraine into Russia's western borderlands could force the Kremlin to divert troops from front lines as Kyiv prepares a major counteroffensive, and deal Moscow a psychological blow, according to military analysts. Though Kyiv has denied any role, the biggest cross-border raid from Ukraine since Russia invaded 15 months ago was almost certainly coordinated with Ukraine's armed forces as it prepares to attempt to recapture territory, the experts added. "The Ukrainians are trying to pull the Russians in different directions to open up gaps. The Russians are forced to send reinforcements," said Neil Melvin, an analyst at...
  • Update from Ukraine | Did the Belgorod Mission Fail? | Ruzzia showed the "victory"

    05/23/2023 6:13:33 PM PDT · by · 52 replies ^ | 5-23-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Did the Belgorod Mission Fail? | Ruzzia showed the "victory". ****NEW SUMMARY Military MAPS & COMMENTS here: Invasion Day 454– Summary May 23, 2023 Jerome News The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 2023 – 22:00 (Kyiv time). Invasion Day 454 – Summary *** Greatly appreciate the viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use on each Front map!
  • Moscow running scared: Kremlin evacuates nine border villages and admits there is 'cause for serious concern' as pro-Ukraine fighters capture territory within Russia's Belgorod region

    05/23/2023 7:18:58 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 84 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/23/2023 | David Averre
    Russian authorities have ordered residents of nine villages in the Belgorod region bordering Ukraine to evacuate their homes after anti-Putin rebel groups began capturing territory on Russian soil. The Kremlin's order comes hours after a pair of explosions rang out in the city of Belgorod overnight amid drone attacks on the FSB security service building and Interior Ministry offices. Regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov confirmed the aerial bombing raid had caused fires at government buildings and urged citizens to take shelter amid the rebel attacks. Ukrainian military intelligence said two armed Russian opposition groups, the Freedom of Russia Legion and the...
  • Fighting in Russian region enters second day after raid from Ukraine

    05/23/2023 3:20:38 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 38 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 23, 2023 | Pavel Polityuk
    Fighting in Russia's Belgorod region entered a second day on Tuesday, and its governor told residents who fled after a cross-border incursion of armed fighters from Ukraine that it was still not safe to return to their homes. Monday's incursion, apparently involving armoured vehicles, was the biggest raid into Russia since the war began 15 months ago, though details including the number of fighters involved, their affiliation and the extent of any clashes, could not be independently confirmed. Russian authorities evacuated residents from the region's Graivoron district after the raiding forces claimed to have captured the border town of Kozinka...
  • Putin Defectors Say They've Seized Belgorod Towns, Vow to 'Liberate Russia'

    05/22/2023 8:01:54 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 55 replies
    Newsweek ^ | May 22, 2023 | ISABEL VAN BRUGEN
    Russian fighters serving in the Ukrainian Armed Forces say they have seized settlements in the Belgorod region, located near to the Ukrainian border. The Freedom of Russia Legion—formed weeks after Russia's invasion of Ukraine began in February 2022—aims "to liberate Russia from Putinism," Ilya Ponomarev, an exiled Russian politician, who says he is political representative for the group of fighters, told Newsweek on Monday of the latest developments. The Legion was declared a terrorist organization by Russia's Supreme Court in March. The group claimed on its social media channels on Monday that it had, alongside the Russian Volunteer Corps (RVC),...
  • Pro Ukrainian Russians, with some armor and helicopters, invade Belgorod region of Russia

    05/22/2023 5:06:39 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 94 replies
    The Free Russia Legion, made up of Russians fighting on the side of the Ukrainian Army, has crossed into Russia in the Belgorod region and has taken control of three settlements Kozinka, Glotove, Gora-Podil Heavy fighting is taking place for control of Greyvoron.