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  • Ukraine Can’t Win the War

    03/02/2024 10:01:14 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 49 replies
    Time ^ | FEBRUARY 24, 2024 | ANATOL LIEVEN
    The long-awaited counteroffensive last year failed. Russia has recaptured Avdiivka, its biggest war gain in nine months. President Volodymyr Zelensky has been forced to quietly acknowledge the new military reality. The Biden Administration’s strategy is now to sustain Ukrainian defense until after the U.S. presidential elections, in the hope of wearing down Russian forces in a long war of attrition. This strategy seems sensible enough, but contains one crucially important implication and one potentially disastrous flaw, which are not yet being seriously addressed in public debates in the West or Ukraine. The implication of Ukraine standing indefinitely on the defensive—even...
  • A War of Lies

    02/28/2024 5:05:22 PM PST · by hardspunned · 25 replies
    X (Twitter) ^ | 2/17/24 | David Sacks
    The war in Ukraine is based on lies — lies about how it started, how it’s going, and how it will end. We are told that Ukraine is winning when in fact it is losing. We are told that the war makes NATO stronger when in fact it is depleting it. We are told that Ukraine’s biggest problem is a lack of funds from the U.S. Congress when in fact the West can’t produce enough ammunition — a problem that will take years to fix. We are told that Russia is suffering greater casualties when in fact Ukraine is running...
  • Denmark Concludes Nord Stream Blast Sabotage Without Naming Perpetrator

    02/27/2024 2:13:53 AM PST · by House Atreides · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb 26, 2024 | Breitbart London
    Denmark on Monday joined Sweden in closing its investigation into the 2022 explosions that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines, with authorities saying they concluded there was deliberate sabotage but “not the sufficient grounds” to pursue a criminal case. Danish authorities said the probe “has been both complex and comprehensive.” Copenhagen police, which carried out the investigation jointly with the Danish security service, said they were not able to provide further comments. The underwater detonations on the Nord Stream gas pipelines, which were built to carry Russian natural gas to Germany, occurred in international waters but within Swedish and Danish...
  • NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg On Second Anniversary Of Russia’s Full-Scale Invasion Of Ukraine – Statement

    02/26/2024 10:13:36 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 56 replies
    Eurasia Review ^ | February 25, 2024 | Jens Stoltenberg
    Today, we mark two years since Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine. Starting the biggest war in Europe since World War Two. Let me begin by honouring all those brave Ukrainians who have fallen or been wounded in defence of their homeland. The situation on the battlefield remains extremely serious. President Putin’s aim to dominate Ukraine has not changed. And there are no indications that he is preparing for peace. But we must not lose heart. Ukraine has demonstrated remarkable skill and fierce determination again and again. Ukraine did not collapse in weeks, as many feared it would. You have recaptured...
  • Putin threatens to go nuclear — because his military is suffering badly in Ukraine

    02/26/2024 1:07:28 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 81 replies
    New York Post ^ | Feb. 25, 2024 | Jonathan Sweet and Mark Toth
    But upcoming Biden administration and German decisions concerning the deployment of precision deep-strike weapons — namely ATACMS and the Taurus cruise missile — are likely weighing heavily on Putin’s mind, along with the coming introduction of F-16 fighter jets. Ditto bilateral security guarantees, some signed just days ago, with the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Denmark, Italy and Canada — and Sweden’s and Britain’s announcements last week of additional military assistance. Europe is not giving up on Ukraine. Propaganda wins aside, it was a losing week for Putin... As many as 65 soldiers from Russia’s 39th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade...
  • Tucker Carlson Encounter with Col Douglas MacGregor: The Truth about Ukraine

    02/25/2024 8:29:15 AM PST · by JonPreston · 84 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.
  • SnowStorm | Robotyne Has Fallen | Chaotic Retreat Of The Ukrainian Army. Military Summary 2024.02.24

    02/24/2024 1:37:12 PM PST · by EnderWiggin1970 · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/24/24 | Snowstorm
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3q7bzEREck
  • HIMARS Strike Hits Dozens of Russian Soldiers

    02/21/2024 4:01:44 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 65 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 2/21/2024 | Ellie Cook
    Tens of Russian soldiers have died close to the front lines in eastern Ukraine after Kyiv attacked a training ground with U.S.-supplied HIMARS, according to a Ukrainian official and media reports. -snip- Around 65 Russian soldiers were killed at the training ground near the village of Trudivske, Bratchuk said in a post on the Telegram messaging app. The Ukrainian military used two missiles in the strike, the BBC's Russian service reported on Tuesday, citing several anonymous sources. Units of Russia's 39th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade were stationed near Trudivske, Bratchuk said. -snip- Bratchuk posted two videos he said showed...
  • Biden administration is leaning toward supplying Ukraine with long-range missiles

    02/19/2024 4:25:56 AM PST · by JonPreston · 90 replies
    NBC ^ | 2/19/24 | Courtney Kube
    If Republicans continue to block U.S. military aid to Ukraine, the White House could turn to an ally to provide Kyiv with ATACM missiles capable of striking Russian-held Crimea.MUNICH — After months of requests from Ukrainian officials, the Biden administration is working toward providing Ukraine with powerful new long-range ballistic missiles, according to two U.S. officials.Late last year, the U.S. began to supply Ukraine with Army Tactical Missile Systems, known as ATACMS, but so far it has provided only the older medium-range ATACMS. Now, the U.S. is leaning toward sending the longer-range version of the missile, the officials said, which...
  • Kremlin threatens to unleash Armageddon on the West if it loses in Ukraine: Moscow warns it will fire nuclear missiles on London, Washington, Berlin and Kyiv if Russia is forced to give up territory

    02/18/2024 2:47:04 PM PST · by dennisw · 160 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 18 February 2024 | WILL STEWART
    Kremlin threatens to unleash Armageddon on the West if it loses in Ukraine: Moscow warns it will fire nuclear missiles on London, Washington, Berlin and Kyiv if Russia is forced to give up territory READ MORE: Putin snarls Ukraine war is a 'matter of life and death' for Russia The Kremlin today threatened to fire nuclear missiles on London, Washington, Berlin and Kyiv if Russia is forced to give up the Ukrainian territory it has invaded. Dmitry Medvedev - a close Putin ally who served as president from 2008 to 2012 - said if a military defeat led to a...
  • After Fighting Ukraine Aid, Trump Says Biden Will ‘Give’ Ukraine to Putin

    02/15/2024 8:37:40 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 62 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 15, 2024 | Michael Gold
    For many months, President Biden has been rallying global leaders to provide more military aid to Ukraine and pressing Congress to pass a multibillion-dollar aid package to help the country beat back Russian aggression. Former President Donald J. Trump has been undermining that effort, pressing Republicans to thwart it. But on Wednesday, Mr. Trump tried to flip the script, suggesting that he would do more to protect Ukraine than Mr. Biden, who he said would effectively cede Ukraine as a gift to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia. Speaking at a campaign event in North Charleston, S.C., Mr. Trump said...
  • Tucker Carlson Is Wrong About Moscow — And The United States

    02/14/2024 7:48:45 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 122 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 2/14/2024 | David Harsanyi
    At the World Government Summit, Tucker Carlson told a gathering of world leaders that Moscow “was so much nicer than any city” in the United States. “It’s radicalizing for an American to go to Moscow,” Tucker went on. “I didn’t know that. I’ve learned it this week, to Singapore, to Tokyo, to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, because these cities, no matter how we’re told they’re run and on what principles they’re run, are wonderful places to live -snip- If you’re wealthy, I imagine, Moscow is pretty great. This is true of most European cities. When you’re an American tourist, you...
  • Trump on Nato: Dangerous talk at a dangerous time

    02/11/2024 11:44:59 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 91 replies
    BBC ^ | 11 Feb 2024 | Frank Gardner
    And so it begins. Nine months still to go before the next US presidential election and already the Republican party favourite and former President Donald Trump is sending eyebrows and blood pressure skywards in Nato capitals with his provocative statements. And yet they will delight many of his supporters. Suggesting at a rally in South Carolina that he would "encourage" aggressors (for example Russia) "to do whatever the hell they want" with Nato countries that fail to pay their dues has prompted an immediate condemnation from the White House. A spokesman called the comment "appalling and unhinged", saying it was...
  • BREAKING: US Senate Leader Schumer just threatened to send US soldiers to fight Russia in Eastern Ukraine if the border bill isn’t passed

    02/05/2024 7:55:05 AM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 275 replies
    Jack Posobiec on Twitter X ^ | February 5, 2024 | Jack Posobiec
    See new posts Conversation Jack Poso 🇺🇸 @JackPosobiec BREAKING: US Senate Leader Schumer just threatened to send US soldiers to fight Russia in Eastern Ukraine if the border bill isn’t passed 9:20 AM · Feb 5, 2024
  • Russia has the advantage, and Ukraine needs to dig in if it's going to fend off the enemy's war machine, conflict experts say

    01/27/2024 8:59:42 AM PST · by Mariner · 36 replies
    Business Insider via Yahoo ^ | January 26th, 2024 | Jake Epstein
    Nearly two years into its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Russia again has the initiative, and its advantages over Ukraine are mounting.Conflict experts are warning that Russia maintains a significant advantage over Ukraine in several key areas right now, and Kyiv will need to seriously dig in if it hopes to fend off Moscow's war machine and have any shot at offensive operations next year.Michael Kofman and Dara Massicot, experts with Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Rob Lee, an expert at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, wrote in commentary published on Friday by War on the Rocks that "while the...
  • US to station nuclear weapons in UK to counter threat from Russia

    01/26/2024 11:00:55 PM PST · by libh8er · 38 replies
    Yahoo News / Telegraph ^ | 1.26.2024 | Tony Diver
    The United States is planning to station nuclear weapons in the UK for the first time in 15 years as the threat from Russia increases, Pentagon documents seen by The Telegraph reveal. Procurement contracts for a new facility at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk confirm that the US intends to place nuclear warheads three times the strength of the Hiroshima bomb at the air base. The US removed nuclear missiles from the UK in 2008, judging that the Cold War threat from Moscow had diminished. The disclosure comes in the wake of warnings that Nato countries need to ready their citizens...
  • Defensive stance leads to freezing of war, which we will never accept – Ukrainian President's Office Chief

    01/20/2024 8:48:04 AM PST · by Mariner · 16 replies
    Ukrainska Pravda via Yahoo ^ | January 20th, 2024 | Ukrainska Pravda
    Andrii Yermak, Head of the Ukrainian President's Office, has stated that the shift to a defensive stance often leads to the freezing of the conflict, whereas Ukraine will never agree to freeze the war with Russia.Source: Yermak in an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, as the official reported on TelegramQuote: "It is impossible to fight a defensive war. The transition to a defensive stance often results in the freezing of the conflict. We have seen this since 2014. We will never agree to a frozen conflict with Putin.The solution is not to stop, but to be realistic, strong, to...
  • Attack On Europe: Documenting Russian Equipment Losses During The 2022 Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

    01/20/2024 8:40:40 AM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 96 replies
    ORYX ^ | Since February 24, 2022 and daily | ORYX
    This list only includes destroyed vehicles and equipment of which photo or videographic evidence is available. Therefore, the amount of equipment destroyed is significantly higher than recorded here. Loitering munitions, drones used as unmanned bait, civilian vehicles and derelict equipment are not included in this list. All possible effort has gone into avoiding duplicate entries and discerning the status of equipment between captured or abandoned. Many of the entries listed as 'abandoned' will likely end up captured or destroyed. Similarly, some of the captured equipment might be destroyed if it can't be recovered. When a vehicle is captured and then...
  • Ukraine downs two Russian military command and reconnaissance planes in huge blow for Putin

    01/15/2024 5:16:12 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/15/2024 | PERKIN AMALARAJ and WILL STEWART
    Ukraine said on Monday that it downed two Russian military command aircraft over the Sea of Asov, saying it had carried out a 'successful' mission against Moscow's forces. Officials said the country's air force took out an A-50 radar-detection plane worth £260 million, as well as an IL-22 aerial command plane, as they flew over the Sea of Azov on Sunday. The Sea of Azov lies between Russia and Ukraine, but Moscow controls its entire coast after seizing large swathes of southeastern Ukraine during its invasion and annexation of Crimea in 2014. 'Minus an enemy long-range radar detection aircraft, A-50,...
  • Attack On Europe: Documenting Russian Equipment Losses During The 2022 Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

    01/14/2024 7:49:42 AM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 106 replies
    ORYX ^ | Since February 24, 2022 and daily | ORYX
    This list only includes destroyed vehicles and equipment of which photo or videographic evidence is available. Therefore, the amount of equipment destroyed is significantly higher than recorded here. Loitering munitions, drones used as unmanned bait, civilian vehicles and derelict equipment are not included in this list. All possible effort has gone into avoiding duplicate entries and discerning the status of equipment between captured or abandoned. Many of the entries listed as 'abandoned' will likely end up captured or destroyed. Similarly, some of the captured equipment might be destroyed if it can't be recovered. When a vehicle is captured and then...