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  • Serbian 155-mm self-propelled guns NORA B-52 sent towards the administrative border of Kosovo

    12/27/2022 3:10:37 PM PST · by House Atreides · 57 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 27, 202 | Itapirkanmaa2
    This is just a 16 second video clip to give you an indication of how serious things may be getting between Kosovo and Serbia.
  • Serbian troops on high alert over Kosovo tensions

    12/26/2022 7:00:37 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 8 replies
    bbc via msn ^ | 12/26/2022 | bbc
    The Serbian army says it is at its "highest level of combat readiness" after weeks of escalating tensions between Serbia and Kosovo. President Aleksandar Vucic says he will "take all measures to protect our people and preserve Serbia". The sabre-rattling is louder than ever and follows media claims that Pristina is preparing "an attack" on ethnic Serb areas in north Kosovo. The government in Pristina has made no comment about the allegations. But it has previously accused Mr Vucic of playing "games" to stir up trouble.
  • Serbia deploys military chief to Kosovo border amid rising tensions

    12/25/2022 8:41:07 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 14 replies ^ | December 26, 2022 | Le Monde with AFP
    Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic dispatched the army chief on Sunday night to the border with Kosovo, General Milan Mojsilovic himself announced, as strained relations between the two countries were exacerbated by recent blockades. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, but Belgrade refuses to recognise the move and encourages the remaining 120,000 Serbs to defy Pristina's authority. .... Shots fired near NATO forces in northern Kosovo as tensions remain high - report
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 12/25/2022 Christmas Newsdump Deadly Blizzard In Upstate New York, 43 Chinese Warplanes Fly Close To Taiwan, Leading Religious Zionism Rabbi Dead

    12/25/2022 8:03:13 PM PST · by Nextrush · 10 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/25/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    12 people are now reported dead in the Buffalo, New York area (Erie County) because of a blizzard... Six people dead and two hurt when a bus went off a bridge and into an overflowing river... 43 Chinese warplanes flying across the median line in the Taiwan Strait coming close to Taiwan. This happened in a 24-hour period. In all Taiwan tracked 71 warplanes and seven ships from China in its vicinity... In Kosovo tonight the NATO military force KFOR denies any fighting between it and Serbs in Kosovo... Israel grounding its F-35I fighter jets... "Of course we'll take them...
  • Kosovo "On The Brink Of Armed Conflicts", Serbian PM Says

    12/21/2022 1:23:24 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 20 replies ^ | December 21, 2022 | By AFP - Agence France Presse
    The situation in Kosovo is "on the brink of armed conflicts", Serbian prime minister Ana Brnabic said Wednesday, amid mounting tensions in former Belgrade province's volatile north. "We have to give our best, all of us together, to try to keep the peace. We are really on the brink of armed conflicts, thanks to unilateral moves from Pristina," Brnabic said during a meeting with Serbian NGOs. Ethnic Albanian-majority Kosovo declared independence in 2008, but Belgrade still does not recognise it and encourages the territory's Serbs to defy Pristina's authority. Hundreds of ethnic Serbs, outraged over the arrest of an ex-police...
  • Kosovo Again!

    12/13/2022 9:44:05 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Geopolitical Futures ^ | 12/13/2022 | George Friedman
    There have been skirmishes between armed ethnic Serb protesters and Kosovo police. The reason is that a while ago, Kosovo ordered that drivers surrender Serbian-issued license plates and replace them with Kosovo plates. On Dec. 10, Serbs living in northern Kosovo started erecting barricades. Kosovo residents confronted them, and Kosovo police blocked the border checkpoints. A traffic jam ensued, and so did a small shootout, including the use of a stun grenade. The shooting has died down but the threats have mounted. A shootout over license plates may seem excessive, but this is the Balkans. It is a relatively small...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 12/12/2022 Turkey Condemned For "North Korean Attitudes", Leftists Smear Marjorie Taylor Greene, Israeli Left Resists Attempt To Form Government, Chinese, Indian Troops Clashed Last Week

    12/12/2022 7:50:23 PM PST · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/12/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    Tonight in the Balkans tensions high where Serbs have set up barricades in northern Kosovo... An axe attack tonight in France... In the Australian state of Queensland six killed including two police officers in a siege... Police in the Bahamas arresting Sam Bankman-Fried... In Germany the "Walk" protests (Spaziergang) continue against government COVID, Economic and Russia policies... In Israel today opposition forces fiercely opposing the attempt of Benjamin Netanyahu's majority in Parliament to name a new Speaker... Meanwhile the Religious Zionist parliament member and National Security Minister Designate Itamar Ben-Gvir is demanding a key post on a committee that advances...
  • Kosovo calls for NATO intervention after weekend of violence amid rising ethnic tensions

    12/12/2022 1:53:49 AM PST · by blueplum · 11 replies
    CNN ^ | 12 Dec 2022 | Niamh Kennedy, CNN and Reuters
    Kosovo’s Prime Minister urged NATO peacekeeping troops to intervene after minority Serb protesters blocked roads and unknown gunmen exchanged fire with police over the weekend amid rising ethnic tensions in the country’s restive north.... ...Vucic demanded the release of recently arrested Kosovo Serbs “as they are held on trumped-up charges” and the pullout of Kosovo police, in line with an EU-brokered agreement that stipulates consent of Serb mayors in the area for that. “Kosovo police has nothing to do in the north…especially people armed…up to their teeth,” Vucic said. “That causes uneasiness and fear among the Serb population.” Belgrade and...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Thursday 12/8/2022 American Sentenced In Death Of British Motorcyclist, Russia_US Prisoner Exchange, Forced Abortions Of Boko Haram Captives In Nigeria

    12/08/2022 7:45:49 PM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/8/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    Tensions in the Balkan territory of Kosovo tonight with the majority Muslim administration sending police into the Serbian populated northern regions... Protest in Odessa, Ukraine where residents of one neighborhood have been without electricity for five days... President Trump dropping a lawsuit... The US House passing that "Respect for Marriage Act" creating a legal framework for same-sex marriage... Israel's COVID czar recommending wearing masks indoors... French President Emmanuel Macron appearing masked in public today... In the UK an American woman linked to the US intelligence community sentenced in the vehicular death of Harry Dunn... The Prisoner Swap Between Russia And...
  • What to expect from Putin because of the "annexation" of new Ukrainian territories?

    09/26/2022 11:46:44 AM PDT · by · 37 replies ^ | 26.09.2022 17:00 | Maxim Yali
    The so-called "referendums" of 4 Ukrainian regions are coming to an end. Information has already appeared in the official Russian media that laws on the admission of new territories to the Russian Federation will be adopted within the next few days after the announcement of the results. But what will happen next? Naturally, in any situation there are several options for development. 1. The most likely one is that Putin will start waving a "nuclear club" and demand the withdrawal of the Armed Forces from the territory of these regions. First of all - Donetsk and Lugansk. Parts of the...
  • The shell-game cups of the Kremlin: "referendum", "mobilizations", "nuclear"

    09/26/2022 11:03:00 AM PDT · by · 13 replies ^ | 09/26/2022 17:12 7 minutes | Andrey Okara
    "Are you for the withdrawal of the Zaporozhye region from Ukraine, the formation of an independent state by the Zaporozhye region and its entry into the Russian Federation as a subject of the Russian Federation?" — it was these words (with one syntactic error in the Russian-language version and one grammatical error in the Ukrainian-language version) that turned the topic of "referendums" in the "new Russian territories" from the senseless chatter of journalists and political strategists into the menacing roar of a nuclear apocalypse. It is pointless to talk about the legal side of "referendums" in Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhia and...
  • Donetsk prepares for referendum on joining Russia

    09/22/2022 8:50:04 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 56 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 9/22/22 | Staff
    STORY: Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia provinces are set to hold referendums between 23 and 27 September. Vladimir Vysotsky, the voting chief, showed reporters ballot boxes made of clear plastic, promising the voting process would be “just as transparent”. The stations Vysotsky visited on Thursday were, according to his estimation, 100% ready for polling. ...
  • Ukraine Threatens 5-Year Prison Sentence For Anyone Voting In “Sham Referendums”

    09/22/2022 5:46:12 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 45 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 9/22/22 | Staff
    Starting last month Ukrainian lawmakers began seeking to implement severe consequences for those participating in Russia-sponsored referendums in occupied territories of Ukraine. For example, a law is being pushed through parliament which criminalizes obtaining a Russian passport in temporarily occupied territories, Ukrainian sources reported last week, according to Yahoo News. Proposed possible punishments have included losing Ukrainian citizenship, or even lengthy jail sentences. But other officials have argued for a more compromising approach given the necessity of survival in occupied areas. But now the Ukrainian government has reiterated its willingness to impose steep penalties for even participating in any Kremlin-sponsored...
  • Former FBI Investigator Under Scrutiny for Ties to Russian Oligarch

    09/15/2022 7:59:02 AM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 30 replies
    The Crime Report ^ | September 15, 2022 | TCR Staff
    Charles McGonigal, the former head of counterintelligence at the FBI field office in New York City who was involved in the investigation into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia during the 2016 election, has fallen under the scrutiny of a grand jury convened by U.S. attorneys late last year for his own ties with Russia and other foreign governments, reports Insider. The grand jury is reportedly investigating McGonigal’s business dealings with a top aide to Oleg Deripaska, the billionaire Russian oligarch who was at the center of allegations that Russia colluded with the Trump campaign, according to a recently obtained...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 8/26/2022 Newsdump Friday Major Wall Street Tumble, Trump Beats Biden By Five In Pennsylvania, Alternative News Site Operators Arrested In New Zealand.. Censored FBI Raid Documents Drama

    08/26/2022 7:55:31 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/26/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    The military in New Zealand says 94 of its members are on leave without pay right now and it's checking to see if any of them are fighting in Ukraine... We still don't know the final results from Alaska's primary elections and the Special Election for the state's US House seat on Tuesday August 16th... Wall Street with a big dive today... The Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz in the United States amidst an expected nuclear deal bringing the US back into the JCPOA agreement with Iran... Russia says that Syrian crews used Russian anti-aircraft missiles during yesterday evening's Israeli...
  • When The Lies Come Home (Ukraine)

    06/18/2022 2:55:12 PM PDT · by Fido969 · 59 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | June 17, 2022 | Douglas Macgregor
    After lying for months, the media are preparing the public for Ukraine’s military collapse.
  • NATO Force on Alert amid Kosovo Tensions As Russia Warns against Conflict

    08/01/2022 4:13:38 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 35 replies
    Tasnim News Agency ^ | 8/1/22 | Tasnim News Agency
    The NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR) peacekeepers were spotted late on Saturday in the city of Kosovska Mitrovica, located in the north of Serbia’s breakaway region of Kosovo. The force, apparently Italian carabinieri units, were spotted guarding a bridge across the Ibar river, footage from the scene circulated by local media shows. The bridge splits the city into the northern Serb-populated part, and the predominantly ethnic-Albanian south.KFOR, the NATO-led peacekeeping mission, said in a statement on Sunday evening that it was “prepared to intervene if stability is jeopardized.”Reportedly placed on high alert, a large KFOR convoy of some 30-40 vehicles was...
  • NATO says it's prepared to intervene in Kosovo if ‘stability is jeopardized’

    07/31/2022 6:43:07 PM PDT · by McGruff · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 31, 2022 | Bradford Betz
    NATO said in a statement Sunday that tensions are on the rise in the northern municipalities of Kosovo and that Kosovo Force Pristina (KFOR) was monitoring the situation closely. Tensions are again on the rise amid a new government regulation that will compel people entering Kosovo with Serbian IDs to replace them with a temporary document during their stay there. On Sunday, ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo — a partially recognized state bordered by Serbia in the Balkans — blocked two key border crossings with Serbia to protest the new rule.
  • Sirens sound in northern Kosovo, background unclear - report

    07/31/2022 6:32:37 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7-31-22 | TZVI JOFFRE
    Air raid sirens were heard in Mitrovica in northern Kosovo on Sunday afternoon, with reports by local media indicating that a large presence of emergency vehicles was seen throughout the area. The sirens were stopped after three hours, according to local reports. The sirens come as Kosovo officials prepared to require Serbians visiting Kosovo to replace their Serbian passports with a temporary ID while in the country and to require Serbian license plates in the country to be replaced with Kosovar license plates. The decision was made as a reciprocatory move to similar requirements already issued for Kosovars when they...
  • Georgetown University 'Experts' Err on Basic Facts, Whitewash Islamism (Again)

    05/26/2022 12:40:01 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 8 replies
    Middle East Forum ^ | May 24, 2022 | Andrew E. Harrod
    Campus Watch Research Originally published under the title "Georgetown University Whitewashes Islamism and Smears the West (again)." [Caption] Erdoan Shipoli (l) and John Esposito (r) of Georgetown Univ. use their positions to whitewash Islamism and attack Western civilization. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was former President George W. Bush's "teacher at Yale," stated Erdoan A. Shipoli at an April 27 Georgetown University webinar. While Rice was indeed a child prodigy on the piano, her intellectual prowess was not quite so grand as to land her an Ivy League teaching position as an adolescent. Born in 1954, she was only...