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  • Russian space agency chief boasts nuclear capabilities, claims NATO would lose 'in 30 minutes'

    05/08/2022 1:44:10 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 99 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 8, 2022 | By Peter Aitken
    A Russian official has boasted that Russia would destroy NATO countries in "half-an-hour" if conflict escalated to the use of nuclear weapons. Dmitry Rogozin, Head of Russia’s Space Agency Roscosmos and former Deputy Prime Minister, said Sunday that in the event of a nuclear war, "NATO countries will be destroyed by Russia in half-an-hour." ON WORLD WAR II ANNIVERSARY, ZELENSKYY SAYS EVIL HAS RETURNED He stressed that such an event "cannot be allowed because the consequences will impact the [entire] Earth."
  • Thermonuclear missiles roll through Red Square as Putin sends a chilling warning to the West:

    05/07/2022 5:20:29 AM PDT · by dennisw · 69 replies
    Thermonuclear missiles roll through Red Square as Putin sends chilling warning to the West: Russia prepares for Victory Day parade while its army continues its carnage in Ukraine The RS-24 Yars ballistic missile - which experts believe can can carry up to 10 warheads - was paraded today Intercontinental weapon, which weighs 49.6 tonnes, can travel up to 24,500km/hr has range of 12,000km Jubilant soldiers and servicewomen marched outside the Kremlin in preparation for Monday's celebration Nuclear missiles have rolled through Moscow's Red Square in a chilling warning to the West as dictator Vladimir Putin prepares for his annual Victory...
  • Russia planning victory parade in Mariupol, says Ukrainian intelligence

    05/04/2022 2:03:19 PM PDT · by AmericaFirst101 · 79 replies
    AFP ^ | May 4, 2022 | Joshua Askew
    Russia is planning a military parade in the embattled city of Mariupol, Ukraine's intelligence service said on Wednesday. The parade is set to be held in the south-eastern Ukrainian city on 9 May to coincide with Moscow's Victory Day Parade, which celebrates its victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War. Mariupol "will become the centre of celebrations", said the Ukrainian Military Intelligence (GUR) in a statement published on Telegram. (snip) Audiences in Russia will also be shown footage of Mariupol rejoicing at having Russian troops in their city, it continued.
  • Russia Threatens to Nuke Britain, France, and Germany

    05/01/2022 4:46:03 PM PDT · by Signalman · 87 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 5/1/2022 | Robert Spencer
    Russia threatened a dramatic escalation of its war in Ukraine Thursday when Russia’s Channel One featured a video depicting Russian missiles reaching Berlin, Paris, and London. According to the UK’s Express, Channel One’s 60 Minutes program, one of the most popular TV shows in Russia, featured “the chairman of the nationalist Rodina party, Aleksey Zhuravlyov,” who “suggested Russia could launch a Sarmat missile attack on the UK.” This was not, however, Zhuravlyov’s eccentric view: “Producers then cut to a map of Kaliningrad and seemed to suggest that missiles could be launched from the Russian enclave between Poland, Lithuania and the...
  • Poland to propose Ukraine peacekeeping mission, says PM. (Ukraine to be Partitioned?)

    04/30/2022 3:22:23 PM PDT · by Vlad0 · 59 replies
    Reuters News Service ^ | March 18 | Reuters (unattributed)
    KYIV, March 15 (Reuters) - An international peacekeeping mission should be sent to Ukraine and be given the means to defend itself, the leader of Poland's ruling party said on Tuesday after meeting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.Jaroslaw Kaczynski made his remarks after he and the prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia arrived in Kyiv in a show of high-level backing for Zelenskiy, who briefed them on the war with Russia.Polish troops take part in military exercises with soldiers from Britain, US and Romania at the military training ground in Bemowo Piskie.
  • Operation Z: The Death Throes of an Imperial Delusion

    04/28/2022 12:48:09 PM PDT · by pierrem15 · 79 replies ^ | 04/22/2022 | Dr Jack Watling and Nick Reynolds
    Russia's military setbacks in Ukraine pose a new set of security challenges in Europe and beyond. When Russian forces began to roll towards the Ukrainian border on the evening of Defender of the Fatherland Day, 23 February, Moscow was anticipating the capture of Kyiv within three days. Many outside observers – including the authors of this report – feared the destruction of the conventional Ukrainian military, even if they expected the fighting to last longer than Moscow had hoped. Moscow’s plan was for repressive measures to have stabilised control of Ukraine by Victory Day on 9 May. Instead, the...
  • Russian leadership threatens nuclear escalation if the West continues to arm Ukraine

    04/26/2022 12:35:58 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 188 replies ^ | April 26, 2022 | Staff
    During a Tuesday interview with state media, Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, said that if the U.S. and other Western allies of Ukraine continue to provide the country with weapons, the risk of the war escalating into a nuclear conflict “should not be underestimated.” CBS News reported that Lavrov said that by providing weapons to Ukraine, NATO countries were “pouring oil on the fire” and risking “World War III.” Lavrov said that by providing weapons to Ukraine, NATO nations were already “in essence engaged in war with Russia.” The Russian diplomat’s warning came as U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin...
  • Global Food Crisis: Russia Threatens To Limit Vital Agri Supply To ‘Friendly’ Countries Only

    04/03/2022 3:32:47 PM PDT · by blam · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-3-2022 | Peter Caddle
    A Russian government official has threatened that Russia will limit its vital food exports to only nations it considers “friendly”. Dmitry Medvedev, a senior Russian security official who previously served as the nation’s president, has threatened that Russia may soon cut off the West from food exports.A major player in the global market for wheat and other agri-food products, Russia will instead focus on keeping itself fed, according to Medvedev, alongside supplying its friends and close allies. Posting on his Telegram, Medvedev said that cutting off the likes of North America and the European Union from its agricultural produce would...
  • Blind psychic Baba Vanga - who is known as the 'Nostradamus of the Balkans' and correctly predicted 9/11 - claims Russian president Vladimir Putin will become 'Lord of the World'

    03/28/2022 3:50:28 PM PDT · by jimwatx · 67 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 28 March 2022 | LIZZIE MAY
    A blind psychic who correctly predicted the Russian invasion of Ukraine as well as the 9/11 attacks once claimed that president Vladimir Putin is to become 'Lord of the World'. Known as the Nostradamus of the Balkans, Baba Vanga, who died 25 years ago in 1996 aged 84, predicted in a 1979 interview that Russia was to dominate the world. She also made a frightening prediction about World War Three and the potential use of nuclear weapons. During the interview with writer Valentin Sidorov, she said Putin's 'glory' will remain 'untouched'. Known as the Nostradamus of the Balkans, Baba Vanga,...
  • A circular firing squad is forming in the Kremlin, with everyone pointing their guns at each other

    03/25/2022 1:54:11 AM PDT · by dennisw · 50 replies
    A circular firing squad is forming in the Kremlin, with everyone pointing their guns at each other: Vladimir Putin's regime looks under serious threat for the first time since he came to power, writes Professor MARK GALEOTTI Western counter-intelligence campaigns are being aimed at the secretive FSB In Russia, anyone can be denounced as a warmonger or a traitor, or even both Putin has been picking off key figures in the secret police, the FSB, and politicians in a bid to retain his hold on power as the war continues When the demonic despot Joseph Stalin suffered a severe stroke...

    03/23/2022 6:34:27 PM PDT · by delta7 · 269 replies
    A Son of the New American Revolution ^ | 22 Mar22 | Larry Johnson
    Question 1– Can you explain to me why you think Russia is winning the war in Ukraine? Larry C. Johnson– Within the first 24 hours of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, all Ukrainian Ground Radar Intercept capabilities were wiped out. Without those radars, the Ukrainian Air Force lost its ability to do air to air intercept. In the intervening three weeks, Russia has established a de facto No Fly Zone over Ukraine. While still vulnerable to shoulder fired Surface to Air Missiles supplied by the U.S. and NATO to the Ukrainians, there is no evidence that Russia has had...
  • Putin’s Holy Man, the Russian Orthodox Patriarch, Pushed for the ‘Eradication’ of Ukraine

    03/22/2022 9:39:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 03/22/2022 | A. Craig Copetas
    Beneath the gold onion domes of the Danilov Monastery a few miles south of the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin’s chief shaman explains why Russia is hell-bent on destroying Ukraine. “If we see [Ukraine] as a threat, we have the right to use force to ensure the threat is eradicated,” Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill recently preached to his church’s 90 million faithful followers. “We have entered into a conflict which has not only physical but also metaphysical significance. We are talking about human salvation, something much more important than politics.” The wartime coalition between Putin and his patriarch is called symphonia, an...
  • Russia, China and the New Cold War

    03/20/2022 2:21:13 PM PDT · by silent majority rising · 28 replies
    Wall Street Journal Opinion ^ | March 18, 2022 | Adam O’Neal
    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought death, destruction and debate over historical analogies. Is this the summer of 1914, with great powers stumbling into a horrific global conflict? Or is it the Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939? What about Moscow’s 1939-40 Winter War against Finland? Will Vladimir Putin’s gambit end like the Soviet Union’s 1979-89 misadventure in Afghanistan? Matt Pottinger has been thinking of another conflict. Mr. Putin’s attempted conquest, and his burgeoning partnership with China’s Xi Jinping, reminds Mr. Pottinger of the Korean War. “In 1950, Stalin and Mao and Kim Il Sung badly miscalculated how easy the...
  • BREAKING: Volodymyr Zelensky Says Ukraine Won't Join NATO

    03/15/2022 9:08:41 AM PDT · by Smogger · 233 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/15/22 AT 10:28 AM EDT | BRENDAN COLE
    Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky appears to have accepted that his country will not become a member of NATO, one of the demands made by Russia before it invaded. According to a translation of his comments in a speech, Zelensky said that Ukraine had "realized" it would not become part of the Western military alliance. "For years we've heard the opposite, open doors, However, it is not," he said Tuesday according to Ukrainian news outlet, Trukha. "Our people understand this, and we are beginning to count on our own strength," he added.
  • End game... expect some sort of grandiose treaty between the US and Russia before midterms

    03/12/2022 5:40:40 AM PST · by Thunder90 · 39 replies
    Be prepared for increased tension this Spring, followed by a Chinese invasion of Kinmen, then in late Summer or September Biden (his puppetmaster) and Putin will negotiate a treaty that restores oil flow, gives Putin the Ukraine (or massive parts of it), reduces our nuclear weapons amd presence in Eastern Europe, and restores the Iranian nuclear deal. Same for the Chinese. It will be heralded by the MSM as "peace in our time" and Biden will be portray as a great statesman for "solving" two crises and "lowering" gas prices. Biden and the Dems will get a massive poll bump...
  • Top Army Colonel: ‘This is The Beginning of The End Of Ukrainian Resistance’

    03/02/2022 10:47:27 AM PST · by conservative98 · 142 replies
    InfoWars ^ | March 2nd 2022, 11:35 am | Jamie White
    Retired Army Colonel Douglas MacGregor joined Tucker Carlson on Fox News Tuesday to discuss the latest developments of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, noting that the first phase of Russia’s incursion is over, marking the “beginning of the end of the Ukrainian resistance.”“The first five days, we witnessed a very slow, methodical movement of Russian forces into eastern Ukraine,” MacGregor said on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday.“That is Ukraine — the third of Ukraine, which is on the eastern side of this river, called the Dnieper. They move slowly, cautiously. They try to reduce casualties among the civilian population, tried to give as...
  • Twitter suspends some accounts reporting on Russian military

    02/23/2022 9:45:25 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 20 replies
    Twitter has suspended or locked the accounts of at least 15 users who were tracking Russian military movements on the platform. The accounts are part of a relatively new form of journalism that uses the internet to gather images and video (also known as open-source intelligence, or OSINT) in an effort to track and report on violent conflicts. Many of these accounts have been tracking Russian military movements — information that the Russian military might have found problematic if they launched an attack.
  • Watch: Biden in 2001 Praises Putin for Embracing the West, Compares Him to Peter the Great

    02/23/2022 10:43:52 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/23/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    A video unearthed from 2001 by the Republican National Committee’s research team revealed then-Senator Biden praising Russian President Vladimir Putin for embracing the West, heralding his actions as comparable to Peter the Great. “I’m close to amazed by how far Putin seems to have come in making – throwing – his lot in with the West,” Biden said as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “He seems to have – out of all the briefings I’ve gotten – actually stiff-armed his military and stiff-armed some of the browns and reds in his government and out of government.”
  • Russia Called; They Want Alaska Back

    02/21/2022 5:55:45 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 57 replies
    Ah, Alaska, America's 49th state and the Last Frontier. The home of salmon, gold, oil, and many kinds of wildlife. And a potential place of origin for World War III. In 1867, the Russian Tsar sold the territory of Russian America to the United States. The territory wasn't doing the Tsar much good, never really turning a profit, and proving to be an unnecessary thorn in the Empire's already strained relationship with the UK (which owned Canada), so the Russian government was open to any reasonable opportunity to offload it. Russia and the US being rather buddy-buddy in the 1850s...
  • Why Ukraine's hope of NATO membership drives conflict with Russia

    02/19/2022 7:07:05 AM PST · by Mariner · 18 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | February 19trh, 2022 | Alexander Nazaryan
    WASHINGTON — Visiting Kyiv in early 2008, then-President George W. Bush told Ukrainian leader Viktor Yushchenko that it was time that the Eastern European nation join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, a military alliance between the United States and European nations meant to serve as a bulwark against the Soviet Union and, after communism’s collapse, Russia.“Helping Ukraine move toward a NATO membership,” Bush said, “is in the interest of every member in the alliance and will help advance security and freedom in this region and around the world.”Fourteen years later, Ukraine remains outside the alliance. And President Biden...