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  • 'The Kremlin knows this is not sustainable' as Putin's losses mount in Ukraine

    06/05/2024 2:25:25 PM PDT · by · 144 replies
    Times Radio ^ | 5-14-2024 3:00 p.m. | Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges
    Frontline | The War in Ukraine and Global Security: 'The Kremlin knows this is not sustainable' as Putin's losses mount in Ukraine | Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges Times Radio 836K subscribers 5-14-2024 3:00 p.m. 30:32 Minutes "I don't think that they can maintain their industry and an army of this size that they need, given the casualties they're suffering." Russian manpower shortages because of the war in Ukraine are not sustainable, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges tells Frontline on #timesradio 15,449 views 2 hours ago
  • Only 11,761 individual signatures on THIS PLEDGE of Support for Israel

    05/12/2024 7:33:06 PM PDT · by FRinCanada2 · 29 replies
    Petition in Support of Israel ^ | To be published on 19 May 2024 | United States Support of Israel
    To be published on 19 May 2024 Only 11,761 individual signers right now Https:// ——. Only 9 members of UN General Assembly (7 not counting Israel and the United States) voting AGAINST “Palestine enhanced membership” & a hand written note from President Truman May 14, 1948. 76 years ago ))
  • BOMBSHELL: Biden Administration Has Been Hiding Intel on Location of Hamas Leaders in Betrayal of Israel

    05/12/2024 6:58:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Red State ^ | 05/12/2024 | Bonchie
    Joe Biden has been hiding intelligence on the whereabouts of Hamas leaders and their command tunnels, depriving Israel of vital information that could lead to an end to the war. That revelation came in a report on Saturday and was framed as the administration offering that information now if the ongoing operation in Rafah is canceled. Why has Biden been keeping intel on Palestinian terrorists from Israel while 5 Americans are being held hostage in Gaza and Israel is their only way out?!Why is Biden constantly playing interference on behalf of Hamas?— Marina Medvin 🇺🇸 (@MarinaMedvin) May 12, 2024The...
  • Dictators Congratulate Putin on Landslide 'Win' in Russian 'Election'

    03/18/2024 11:03:35 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/18/2024 | Frances Martel
    A growing list of human rights violators and authoritarian regimes around the world published messages congratulating Russian strongman Vladimir Putin on his overwhelming “victory” in a three-day sham presidential election that concluded on Sunday. Leaders such as genocidal Chinese dictator Xi Jinping, North Korean tyrant Kim Jong-un, and the heads of Russia’s satellites in Latin America – Cuba’s figurehead “president” Miguel Díaz-Canel and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro – extended their support and confidence in Putin after securing another six years in power through a largely ceremonial “election” with no meaningful opposition voices on the ballot and widespread reports of...
  • Despots rush to congratulate Putin after his ‘sham’ election victory

    03/18/2024 4:30:58 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 31 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 3/18/2024 | Katie Boyden
    The world’s despots have rushed to congratulate Vladimir Putin for his all-but-assured Russian election win. -snip- North Korean media says Kim Jong-un sent his congratulations via his embassy in Russia this morning – unsurprising as North Korea has provided Putin with supplies and munitions for his war in Ukraine. Putin has also received well-wishes and congratulations from the authoritarian ruler of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. ‌The presidents of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and Bolivia, Luis Arce, joined the small repressive group hailing Putin’s overwhelming victory
  • Iran, China quick to congratulate Putin on election win as others reject vote

    03/18/2024 4:13:54 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 11 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 3/18/2024 | Staff
    Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi is among the first to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his “decisive” win in Russia’s presidential election, state media reports. “The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran in a message sincerely congratulated Vladimir Putin on his decisive victory and re-election as the President of the Russian Federation,” state news agency IRNA reports. Chinese President Xi Jinping also sends a congratulatory message to Putin, saying his re-election “fully reflects the support of the Russian people,” Beijing’s state media reports.
  • Putin seen winning landslide 88 percent of Russian presidential election vote

    03/17/2024 11:56:16 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 50 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | 3/17/2024 | Reuters
    President Vladimir Putin won a record 88 percent in Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls and first results showed, cementing his grip on power, though thousands of opponents staged a symbolic noon protest at polling stations. The early result means Putin, who came to power in 1999, looks to have easily won a new six-year term that would enable him to overtake Josef Stalin and become Russia’s longest-serving leader for more than 200 years.
  • Online voter turnout in presidential election in Russia reach 90%

    03/17/2024 8:14:44 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 34 replies
    APA ^ | 3/16/2024 | Staff
    Online voter turnout in Russia’s presidential election on the federal platform has reached 90%, according to the portal on online vote monitoring, APA reports citing TASS. As of 9:27 p.m. Moscow time (6:27 p.m. GMT), as many as 4,268,291 ballots were issued to voters in 28 Russian regions, who had applied for voting online. Thus, voter turnout on the federal platform of electronic voting was 90%. Residents of Moscow can vote on Moscow’s own platform and were not required to apply for remote voting beforehand.
  • Returning to Ukraine's front line, CBS News finds towns falling to Russia, and troops begging for help

    02/28/2024 7:47:23 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 37 replies
    Chasiv Yar, eastern Ukraine — Ukraine's ammunition starved troops pulled back from two more villages in the country's war-torn east this week, ceding them to Russian forces who've capitalized on their enemies' shortages to seize more territory after taking the hard-fought city of Avdiivka about two weeks ago. After punishing battles that decimated Bakhmut and then Avdiivka — cities that stood as symbols of Ukrainian resistance for months, even years, but ultimately fell to Russian firepower — Russia's forces have turned their sites and their guns on the nearby city of Chasiv Yar.
  • Putin threatens to go nuclear — because his military is suffering badly in Ukraine

    02/26/2024 1:07:28 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 83 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...
  • Letter to Congress from American Veteran in Ukraine

    02/25/2024 1:51:47 AM PST · by · 272 replies ^ | 2-24-2014 8:00 p.m. | Jake Broe
    Letter to Congress from American Veteran in Ukraine Jake Broe [I am a United States Air Force veteran who served as a Nuclear and Missile Operations Officer (13N). 437K subscribers 2-24-2024 17:00 Minutes Excerpt: "Jake is sharing an opinion piece from an American Service veteran currently in Ukraine. An American Veteran plea arm Ukraine or Surrender Freedom. This man's name is John Roberts call sign name is Jackie Not everyone has and uses social media. Not everyone wants to be on camera. So today, I'm going to use my platform and my voice to share his message. This is...
  • Ukraine military destroys Russian surveillance plane

    02/23/2024 10:49:35 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 205 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | 2/23/2024 | Reuters
    Ukraine’s military has destroyed a Russian A-50 surveillance aircraft, Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk said on Friday. “The A-50 with the call sign ‘Bayan’ has flown its last!” Oleshchuk wrote on the Telegram messaging app. Developing
  • Putin Ally Predicts Russian Pro-Peace Pres. Candidate Will Be Poisoned

    02/01/2024 10:05:02 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 28 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 2/1/2024 | Aila Slisco
    Russian opposition leader challenging Vladimir Putin in March's presidential election can expect to be poisoned or imprisoned, according to prominent Putin ally Vladimir Solovyov. Boris Nadezhdin, a former State Duma member who is known for opposing Russia's war in Ukraine, announced on Wednesday that he was filing papers to challenge Putin in the election. The announcement came after a successful campaign to collect at least 100,000 voter signatures required to appear on the ballot. Solovyov, the host of a popular Russian state television show known for pushing Kremlin propaganda, warned Nadezhdin during a broadcast a short time later that his...
  • Suspension of Support to UNRWA is Collective Punishment: Russia

    01/31/2024 5:36:13 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 9 replies
    TeleSur ^ | 1/30/2024 | Staff
    On Tuesday, Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the suspension of support by several countries to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) amounts to punishment for the population of Gaza. "What has happened and is happening is collective punishment, prohibited by international humanitarian law," he said, commenting on the decision of 16 countries to stop funding this UN agency. Such a decision came after Israel said that a dozen UNRWA workers participated in the Hamas attack on October 7, which triggered the Israeli offensive against Gaza. Lavrov criticized the "wrong decision" to proceed...
  • US imposes sanctions on 19 tankers for transporting Russian oil bypassing price restrictions

    01/18/2024 2:26:16 PM PST · by · 196 replies
    Economichna Pravda ^ | Thursday, 18 January 2024, 21:19 | Staff
    The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions against 19 tankers that transported Russian oil under the flags of Liberia and Panama. SOURCE: US Department of Treasury DETAILS: It is noted that sanctions are imposed in connection with the violation of the restriction on oil prices. 18 tankers fly the flag of Liberia, and one sails under the flag of Panama. Two companies own the tankers: Hennesea Holdings Limited (UAE) and Cielo Marine Ltd (Hong Kong). It is known that the shipping firm Hennesea Holdings Limited (Hennesea), which is headquartered in the United...
  • Russian strategic culture: Why Russia does things the way it does

    01/17/2024 3:45:34 PM PST · by · 111 replies [Published in Foreign Policy] ^ | April 4, 2022 | Martti J. Kari, former intelligence Colonel in the Finnish Defense Forces
    Russian strategic culture: Why Russia does things the way it does By Martti J. Kari, former intelligence Colonel in the Finnish Defense Forces BACKGROUND My background is that I have served in military intelligence for most of my career. I am an officer and an intelligence colonel who retired last fall. I started here in January at the university as a teacher. I teach intelligence. As I have spent most of my career in intelligence, Russia and the Soviet Union have always been my point of interest. As a young lieutenant, I was sent to what was then Leningrad to...
  • How much additional funding Ukraine needs to finance state salaries?

    01/12/2024 4:55:37 PM PST · by Mariner · 19 replies
    The New Voice of Ukraine via Yahoo ^ | January 12th, 2024 | The New Voice of Ukraine
    The United States and the EU are yet to allocate additional—and much needed—financing for Ukraine. State budget funding, payments in the public sector and, ultimately, the salaries of Ukrainian troops depend on this allied assistance. Otherwise, Kyiv’s only option is to print currency, leading to hryvnia devaluation and soaring inflation.U.S. President Joe Biden has called on Republicans in Congress to approve additional funding, including more than $60 billion for Ukraine, after the 2024 government funding deal. The debate on this issue reached an impasse in the U.S. House of Representatives in late 2023. However, there are prospects that U.S. aid...
  • Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia is losing the Critical equipment in Avdiivka | Ukraine wins the fight

    01/03/2024 11:09:32 PM PST · by · 137 replies ^ | 1-4-2024 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia is losing the Critical equipment in Avdiivka | Ukraine wins the fight It’s time to look into the future and talk about what awaits us in 2024. In a few weeks, it will be ten years since Russia annexed Crimea and invaded Donbas. Now the focus on will shift back to the beginning of the website: Ukrainian regular and volunteer units. If you like the maps, please stay tuned for more details. *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Update from Ukraine | Ruzzian Tactics is Just Stupid | They waste their army in Avdiivka

    01/01/2024 10:47:59 PM PST · by · 93 replies ^ | 1-2-2014 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Ruzzian Tactics is Just Stupid | They waste their army in Avdiivka The reveal of 152nd Mechanized Brigade: 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. [NOTE: two summaries per week, released on Wednesday and Sunday] *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Ukrainian Air Force Destroys Russian Landing Ship in Major Strategic Blow

    12/25/2023 7:47:47 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 125 replies
    BNN ^ | 12/25/2023 | BNN
    In a significant development in the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, the Ukrainian Air Force successfully targeted and destroyed the Russian landing ship Novocherkassk. The military action took place in the early hours of December 26, in the port of Feodosia, located in the occupied territory of Crimea. The event was announced by the Ukrainian Air Force Commander, Mykola Oleshchuk, and signifies a strategic blow to the Russian military’s capabilities in the region. The Novocherkassk, a large landing ship, represents a significant asset in the Russian Navy. Its destruction likely involved the use of Storm Shadow/SCALP-EG missiles. This loss...