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  • I never heard the words Ukraine and Zelinsky until three and a half years ago.

    12/22/2022 5:49:00 PM PST · by knarf · 29 replies
    self/vartous ^ | December 22, 2022 | knarf
    On July 25, 2019, Trump called Zelensky to congratulate him on his recent parliamentary victory.
  • Five Wonders of the Ukraine-russia War: How the Ukrainians Did What Seemed Impossible

    12/12/2022 9:13:09 PM PST · by · 102 replies
    Defense Express ^ | 12-11-2022 | Інформаційна агенція Staff
    Five examples when the Ukrainian warriors proved there is nothing impossible for Ukraine Since the first days of the russian full-scale invasion, Ukrainian defense forces have not only been deterring russian offense against multiply overwhelming force, but also doing it the way that writes the modern history of warfare. Defense Express has gathered five examples of when the Ukrainians made what'd been seen impossible. *Read more: [The russians Brought the Most Powerful Artillery Systems to Bakhmut, But They May Run out of Ammunition-] The Terms of Mastering New Weapons Nowadays it is taken for granted: the allies give some...
  • The Civil War begins in Russia! Russian Soldiers Revolt Against Putin!

    12/12/2022 3:19:09 PM PST · by · 84 replies
    İslam News/TV Broadcasting ^ | Dec 12, 2022 | İslam Elizade
    Dec 12, 2022 Russian leader Vladimir Putin made the biggest mistake of his life by invading Ukraine! Reactions against Putin's rule in Russia are growing every day! Soldiers in the Russian army have also started to revolt. Russia is experiencing the most chaotic period in its history! Experts say Russia is in grave danger! So how did the process turn out like this? How is Putin, who wanted to bring about the end of Ukraine, bringing about the end of Russia? What danger is Russia in? Let's answer these questions one by one! First of all, we need to rewind...
  • Russia’s ammo ‘rapidly dwindling,’ may begin to run out in early 2023: Pentagon

    12/12/2022 12:17:24 PM PST · by familyop · 74 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 12, 2022 | Ben Wolfgang
    The Russian military is quickly running out of artillery and rocket ammunition, Pentagon officials said Monday, and the Russian army can only sustain its current rate of attack in Ukraine until early next year. A senior U.S. defense official told reporters on a conference call that Moscow is increasingly turning to Iran and North Korea to replenish its “rapidly dwindling” stockpiles of rocket and artillery rounds,...
  • Russia’s army is so ineffective it will probably not be able to take much territory in Ukraine for ‘the next several months’, UK intel says

    12/12/2022 1:33:15 PM PST · by dennisw · 48 replies
    MSN ^ | 12-12 | sbaker@businessinsider
    NATO's head said earlier this month that Russia may want the fighting to slow, seeking a "freeze" in the fighting so it can better prepare for a bigger assault next year. "What we see now is Russia is actually trying to have some kind of 'freeze' of this war at least for a short period of time so they can regroup, repair, recover," NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. "And then try to launch a bigger offensive next spring." The UK Ministry of Defence predicted on Monday that Russian forces will not see any big gains over the winter, even...
  • Putin disappointed by Merkel's words about Minsk agreements

    12/10/2022 8:13:17 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    yahoooooo ^ | Fri, December 9, 2022 at 6:08 AM | Ukrayinska Pravda
    Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, has been disappointed by the statement of German ex-Chancellor Angela Merkel, where she claimed that the Minsk agreements of 2014 enabled Ukraine to prepare for war with Russia. For me, it was completely unexpected. It is disappointing. I did not expect to hear something like that from the ex-Chancellor. I always hoped that the German leadership was genuine. Yes, she was on Ukraine’s side, supporting it. But nevertheless, I genuinely hoped that German leadership expected a settlement based on the principles achieved, among other things, during the Minsk negotiations." "It appears to me that...
  • 'Ukraine drone attack' sparks inferno at Russian oil depot: Giant blaze hits critical resupply route for Putin's invading forces

    11/30/2022 5:12:47 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 16 replies
    An oil depot in Russia exploded in a towering inferno this morning after a drone attack thought to have been orchestrated by Ukraine. Three tanks containing thousands of tonnes of diesel fuel caught fire around 6am local time at a site in Bryansk, a Russian region that borders Ukraine to the north. The fire began after a drone dropped explosives into one of the fuel tanks, according to Russian media. Nobody was injured in the attack. Videos taken shortly after the strike showed two fuel tanks spewing smoke and flame with at least one showing signs of blast damage, with...
  • ISIS Leader KIA

    11/30/2022 8:28:30 AM PST · by FRinCanada2 · 20 replies
  • Moment ‘critically ill’ Putin’s feet twitch and spasm during tense meeting in ‘possible sign of Parkinson’s Disease’

    11/28/2022 1:04:09 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 36 replies
    Sun UK ^ | 11/28/2022 | Imogen Braddick
    THIS is the moment Vladimir Putin's feet appeared to twitch and spasm during a meeting in a possible sign of Parkinson's disease. The Russian president, 70, who is reportedly "critically ill", met with Kazakhstan president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, 69, on Monday. During the tense talks in Moscow, Putin's feet twitched and spasmed - a symptom of Parkinson's disease. Footage showed his legs jolting and his feet tapping as he spoke to the cameras about the "special significance" of the meeting. He was also seen gripping his right arm with his left hand throughout the talks - months after he was pictured...
  • Putin and his cronies can — and should — be held accountable for war crimes

    11/28/2022 4:15:32 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 63 replies
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Nov. 28, 2022 | Con Coughlin
    Now, following the liberation of the southern city of Kherson, the Ukrainians say they have found four Russian torture chambers where abuses were perpetrated against the civilian population on a “horrific” scale. Ukraine’s Office of the Prosecutor General said the Russians had “illegally detained people and brutally tortured them” using a variety of despicable methods, including “a device with which the occupiers tortured civilians with electricity.” The abundance of evidence accumulated by Ukrainian and international investigators illustrates the industrial scale on which Russian President Vladimir Putin and his henchmen are today committing war crimes in the heart of Europe..... To...
  • US diplomat says Ukrainians tortured, raped, executed by Russian troops

    11/28/2022 4:53:18 AM PST · by bert · 59 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/28/2022 | JP Staff
    The reports come as Russia faces mounting outrage from the international community for numerous alleged human rights abuses in Ukraine Ukrainian citizens have reportedly been tortured, raped and summarily executed by Russian soldiers during the country's invasion of Ukraine, United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice Beth Van Schaack claimed last week. The reports come as Russia faces mounting outrage from the international community for numerous alleged human rights abuses, including possible war crimes, during its invasion of Ukraine. For instance, Russian soldiers are believed to have murdered residents of Bucha, where dozens of bodies were found in the streets,...
  • Italy arrests neonazis affiliated with Azov Battalion

    11/25/2022 1:21:48 PM PST · by JonPreston · 61 replies
    Morning Star ^ | 11/25/22 | Morning Star
    ITALIAN police have arrested several neonazis affiliated with the Ukrainian Azov Battalion fighting against the Russians.The police arrested five members of the Italian organisation called the Order of Hagal on Tuesday while another member of their gang is still wanted by the authorities.The remaining gang member, Ukrainian national, Anton Radomsky, is in Ukraine fighting the Russians alongside the Azov Battalion — a neonazi unit within the Ukrainian army.The group is accused by the Italian authorities of stockpiling weapons and planning to conduct terror attacks against civilian and police targets in the country.
  • Kiev can 'end suffering' by agreeing to our terms - Peskov

    11/24/2022 6:35:44 AM PST · by JonPreston · 186 replies
    TeleTrader ^ | 11/24/22 | TeleTrader
    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov argued on Thursday that Russia's latest attacks against Ukraine's power grid weren't aimed at the civilian population, urging Kiev to "end the suffering" of its people by accepting Moscow's terms to end the war. Russia's requests for ending the attacks include Ukraine proclaiming political and military neutrality, recognizing Crimea as Russian territory and granting independence to Donetsk and Lugansk.Despite millions of Ukrainians currently without power across the country, Peskov told reporters that Russia's military pays "special attention to avoid striking social targets... As for targets that are directly or indirectly related to military potential, they are...
  • Putin fears he will be KILLED and is 'fighting for his life' in Ukraine because 'there is no forgiveness for tsars who lose wars in Russia

    11/23/2022 6:39:28 AM PST · by dennisw · 78 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 23 November 2022 | JACK NEWMAN and WILL STEWART
    Putin fears he will be KILLED and is 'fighting for his life' in Ukraine because 'there is no forgiveness for tsars who lose wars in Russia', senior Ukrainian figure claims Oleksiy Arestovich says capture of Kherson has raised fears inside the Kremlin Vladimir Putin could be killed if Russia loses the war, Zelensky adviser says He claims even Putin loyalists now are doubting Russia can win Read more: Newborn baby is killed in Russian missile strike Vladimir Putin is 'fighting for his life' and fears he could be killed if Russia suffers further heavy setbacks after the liberation of Kherson,...
  • Russians Fleeing Crimea Amid Fears of Ukrainian Advance—Report

    11/18/2022 4:17:56 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 62 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 11/18/2022 | Isabel van Brugen
    Russians are fleeing Crimea amid fears that Ukraine will soon move to recapture the region that Vladimir Putin illegally annexed in 2014, according to local media reports. Emil Ibragimov, the head of the Crimean project and educational platform Q-Hub, told Radio NV in a video published on Friday that Russians are fleeing from Crimea to the neighboring Russian region of Krasnodar because they fear Ukraine will eventually liberate the Black Sea peninsula. Ibragimov said that many Russian citizens who settled in Crimea after it was occupied eight years ago had already left. -snip- His remarks coincide with an assessment by...
  • Russia likely stockpiled missiles to fight NATO

    11/19/2022 8:03:34 PM PST · by Mariner · 118 replies
    The New Voice of Ukraine via Yahoo ^ | November 19th, 2022 | Unattributed
    This stockpile of cruise and ballistic missiles was likely used to deliver massive air strikes against Ukraine’s energy infrastructure in recent months. “They apparently have a withhold for a notional NATO attack, which we would regard as absurd, but they regard it as a real possibility,” Cancian said.“So they’re holding back some part of their inventory for that.”The report further suggests that Russia has built up a stockpile of microchips and other technological components for domestic missile production before invading Ukraine on Feb. 24. In October, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin announced a set of measures to ramp up output of...
  • Reports: Ukraine DELIBERATELY Fired the Missiles Into Poland

    11/18/2022 12:14:06 PM PST · by SaxxonWoods · 82 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | 11/18/2022 | M Dowling
    According to Scott Ritter, the Ukrainians deliberately launched the Ukrainian S300 missiles into Poland. NATO knows it is a Ukrainian missile, and it was deliberately fired into Poland. But Zelensky might not know the truth. There are elements in the Ukrainian military who would do it unilaterally, Ritter believes. The Ukrainians want Patriot missiles and a no-fly zone since they are losing badly, especially under the barrage of missiles from Russia. They’re losing their energy systems. Zelensky and his military don’t seem to care if they start World War III.
  • Update from Ukraine | Who's rocket was that? Ruzzia starts the new attack

    11/16/2022 3:57:35 PM PST · by · 41 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/16/2022 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Who's rocket was that? Ruzzia starts the new attack Follow on Instagram up to date uploads. Military maps here:
  • Today's mystery: How are Western parts finding their way into Iranian drones used by Russia? Are Sanctions Even Working?

    11/16/2022 9:36:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/16/2022 | Ed Morrissey
    Just how effective have Western sanctions been against Iran — and for that matter, Russia? The US has spearheaded efforts to deny both countries access to Western technology, especially that with dual-use capabilities for military purposes. In the case of Iran, those sanctions and trade restrictions go back decades.And according to an exclusive from the Wall Street Journal today, they appear significantly ineffective. Ukrainian and Western experts have begun looking at the remains of Iranian drones that targeted infrastructure in the Russian invasion, and a lot of the parts come from Western supply chains:New intelligence collected from downed Iranian drones...
  • ‘Illogical’: Former NATO Commander Says Russian Missiles Hitting Poland Unlikely To Be ‘Deliberate Attack’

    11/15/2022 6:55:23 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 15, 2022 3:55 PM ET | HAROLD HUTCHISON
    A former NATO commander said that it was “highly unlikely and illogical” that Russia deliberately attacked Poland during a Tuesday MSNBC appearance in the wake of a reported missile impact.“If you’re Putin and you have decided to attack NATO, the odds of launching two random missiles into a field in Poland, that’s not how this is going to start,” retired Adm. James Stavridis, a former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, told MSNBC host Chris Jansing. “So if you had to bet right now, I think you’d bet these were errant missiles. They went astray. That will require a significant response...