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  • On The Upcoming Putin Speech And Announcements

    09/20/2022 6:46:53 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 11 replies
    Moon of Alabama ^ | 9/20/2022 | Moon of Alabama
    Moscow has made a decision how to proceed in the proxy war with NATO in the Ukraine. We do not yet know what the decision is. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will hold a TV speech at 8 pm Moscow time (17:00 UTC) (Since changed to 8 am Moscow time (05:00 UTC, 1 am Eastern US Time) followed by an announcement by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. In July Putin has held a press conference or speech where he said with regards to Ukraine something like: "We haven't even started yet." It may be that Russia will do...
  • China warns US “not to play with fire or get burned”

    07/28/2022 3:02:51 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 68 replies
    China warns US “not to play with fire or gent burned” after Vice President Joe Biden stated that the US would support Taiwan militarily if Beijing invaded the self-governing island. The Taiwan Affairs Office of the Chinese State Council claimed on Monday that the US is “playing the ‘Taiwan card’ to constrain China, and will get burned.” According to Xinhua, Zhu Fenglian, the office’s spokesperson, he asks the US to “stop any words or acts that contradict” previously agreed-upon standards between Beijing and Washington.
  • Putin Seeks to Cement Ties With Iran, Turkey in Rare Trip Abroad

    07/19/2022 4:37:02 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 24 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 17 Jul 22 | Evan Gershkovich, Benoit Faucon and Jared Malsin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to travel to the Middle East this week, a rare trip abroad intended to signal that the protracted and costly war in Ukraine hasn’t diminished Moscow’s place on the world stage. In only his second trip outside Russia since the country invaded Ukraine in February, Mr. Putin is set to travel to Tehran on Tuesday, where he will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi. The visit reflects the importance Mr. Putin places in maintaining the leverage Russia gained from years of military and diplomatic intervention in the Middle East.
  • Hunter Biden texted brother’s widow about ‘my client the chief of intelligence’ of China

    04/01/2022 1:04:30 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    World Tribune ^ | April 1, 2022 | WorldTribune Staff
    New revelations from Hunter Biden’s “laptop from hell” may show why top U.S. intelligence officials did not want it gaining credence in the weeks before the 2020 presidential election. Hunter Biden had texted his brother’s widow that China arrested CIA informants in “retaliation” for the U.S. arresting of “my client the chief of intelligence of the people’s republic of China.” It’s worth stating the obvious: This was written by the son of the current president of the United States. Hunter Biden sent the text messages to Hallie Biden on Dec. 14, 2018, according to text messages found on the abandoned...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hunter Biden texted Hallie that China arrested CIA informants in 'retaliation' for the U.S. arresting 'my client the chief of intelligence of the people’s republic of China'

    07/14/2022 9:32:41 PM PDT · by bitt · 9 replies ^ | 7/14/2022 | KanekoaTheGreat
    Laptop reveals Hunter's fear after the 'assassination' and 'arrest' of his CEFC China business partners, Ye Jianming and Patrick Ho, the 'richest man in the world' and the 'spy chief of China'.
  • Xi Jinping announces plans to allow Chinese military to undertake 'armed forces operations' abroad

    06/14/2022 3:05:19 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 50 replies
    abt net au ^ | 6/14/2022 | By East Asia correspondent Bill Birtles in Taiwan
    Analysts say China's leader Xi Jinping has set the legal basis for an expansion of the Chinese military's role in other countries, just weeks after Beijing signed a security pact with Solomon Islands. With little published detail, Mr Xi's government declared he had signed off on a set of new trial outlines that allowed for Chinese "armed forces operations" that were not war. Chairman Xi, as he is widely known in China in reference to his position as chairman of the Central Military Commission, signed off on 59 articles, according to state media, but they were not published. Instead, government...
  • Ukraine is running out of ammunition as prospects dim on the battlefield

    06/12/2022 11:03:00 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 216 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 11, 2022 | SIOBHÁN O’GRADY, LIZ SLY, IEVGENIIA SIVORKA
    The euphoria that accompanied Ukraine’s unforeseen early victories against bumbling Russian troops is fading as Moscow adapts its tactics, recovers its stride and asserts its overwhelming firepower against heavily outgunned Ukrainian forces. Around 200 Ukrainian soldiers are now being killed every day, up from 100 late last month, an aide to President Volodymyr Zelensky told the BBC on Friday — meaning that as many as 1,000 Ukrainians are being taken out of the fight every day, including those who are injured. But the odds against the Ukrainians are starting to look overwhelming, said Danylyuk, the government adviser. “The Russians are...
  • George Soros: Civilization 'may not survive' the impact of the war on Ukraine

    05/25/2022 6:13:21 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 29 replies
    EU Reporter ^ | 5/25/2022 | EU Reporter Correspondent
    The philanthropist argues that the West must "mobilize all our resources" to defeat Putin-as the war is setting back urgent action against climate change. The invasion of Ukraine "may have been the beginning" of the Third World War, according to the philanthropist and financier George Soros. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, he argues that even if this is outcome averted, the war has relegated the fight against climate change to second place-and we have "already fallen far behind". This damagw is on the verge on being irreversible-meaning that our civilization "may not survive". Such high stakes demand...
  • Did Putin Wait Until Biden Became President to Invade Ukraine?

    05/25/2022 7:36:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies ^ | May 25, 2022 | Byron York
    In the days after Russia attacked Ukraine, there was a lot of talk among Republicans that Vladimir Putin would not have invaded had Donald Trump still been president. Trump was so difficult to predict, so impulsive, so impetuous, the thinking went, that Putin would not have risked a massive U.S. response under Trump. "The sheer unpredictability of Trump, his anger at being defied or disrespected, his willingness to take the occasional big risk (the Soleimani strike), all had to make Putin frightened or wary of him in a way that he simply isn't of Joe Biden," National Review editor Rich...
  • In Ukraine, a Bad Peace Is Better Than a Good War

    05/11/2022 4:26:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 79 replies ^ | May 10, 2022 | Mike Nuckols
    A negotiated end to the war in Ukraine is imperative, and the sooner the better. However, it will require Ukraine to make certain concessions to the warmongers who invaded their country. Doing so will be a bitter pill for Ukraine to swallow. These concessions are mostly symbolic. It will be distasteful, and morally unsatisfying. But prolonging the war in the hope of a decisive victory over Russia is a strategy fraught with peril and has few if any benefits. There is no guarantee Ukraine can defeat Russia, and losing on the battlefield will undermine Ukraine’s position. Plus, victory promises scant...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: Trump The "RINO Vaccine", Ron DeSantis "Soccer Mom Politician', If Vladimir Putin Rubs You The Wrong Way..., Peter Hitchens Under UK Government Order Restricting Writing

    05/01/2022 4:16:45 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 10 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/30/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    Protest In Ottawa Today "Rolling Thunder"... Here we detonate nuclear truth weapons every week... That COVID tagline featured at the end of our daily posts and highlighted in the Weekend Unplugged posts is now altered a bit. Day 775 Of The Dictatorship Of COVID-19, Day 775 Of America And The World Held Hostage To COVID Shots And Runaway Inflation Trump Spent Trillions On COVID But Has Envisioned Getting That Money And More Back... I Believe That President Donald Trump Is The "RINO Vaccine"... When It Comes To Transgenderism The Republicans Follow The Old Playbook Of Manufactured "Wedge Issues"... Those "soccer...
  • Vladimir Putin 'will undergo cancer operation in the near future' and is set to 'hand over power to hardline ex KGB chief while he is incapacitated', insider claims

    04/30/2022 10:24:24 AM PDT · by libh8er · 126 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4.30.2022 | Will Stewart, Adam Solomons
    Vladimir Putin may be forced to give up control of the war in Ukraine for days as he is set for cancer surgery, a 'Kremlin insider' has claimed. The Russian dictator will reportedly nominate hardline Security Council head and ex-FSB chief Nikolai Patrushev to take control of the invasion while he is under the knife. Shadowy Patrushev, 70, is seen as a key architect of the war strategy so far - and the man who convinced Putin that Kyiv is awash with neo-Nazis. General SVR reported that Putin has abdominal cancer and Parkinson's 18 months ago. Hardliner Nikolai Patrushev will...
  • Tory MP accused of watching pornography in Commons chamber (United Kingdom)

    04/27/2022 7:36:50 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 17 replies
    BBC News ^ | 4/28/2022 | BBC
    An independent investigation could be launched over claims a Tory MP watched porn on his phone while in the Commons. The claims were made at a meeting on Tuesday night at which female Conservative MP's shared accounts of alleged sexism and harassment. One of those who reported the unnamed MP was a female minister who said she saw him viewing the material while sat beside him in the Commons chamber. Tory Chief Whip Chris Heaton-Harris has escalated a review of the claims. Mr. Heaton-Harris, who is in charge of Tory MP's discipline, was initially said to be looking into the...
  • 6 Russian Oligarchs Commit Suicide in Mysterious Outbreak of Epstein Syndrome

    04/23/2022 4:16:44 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 22 replies
    Red ^ | 4/23/2022 | streiff
    Very few parts of Russian society have drawn more interest than the so-called “oligarchs.” These are incredibly wealthy men with political connections to Putin’s inner circle because, in the totalitarian kleptocracy that is Russia under Vladimir Putin, if you don’t have political ties to Putin’s inner circle, wealth doesn’t bring you power; it brings you a one-way trip to a Siberian labor camp. The first generation of Russian oligarchs emerged from the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, whose state control over the economy began to loosen under Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika, or restructuring reforms. Gorbachev’s successor as president, Boris Yeltsin,...
  • First Priority -- Avoid US War With Russia

    04/22/2022 7:31:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 52 replies ^ | April 22, 2022 | Pat Buchanan
    Asked if the U.S. should send troops to fight beside the Ukrainians, Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., said Sunday the time may have come. Russian President Vladimir Putin "will only stop when we stop him," said Coons. "We are in a very dangerous moment where it is important that ... we in Congress and the administration come to a common position about when we are willing to go the next step and to send not just arms but troops to the aid in defense of Ukraine." "If the answer is never, then we are inviting another level of escalation in brutality...
  • Carbon Dioxide and Climate – Friend or Foe?

    04/18/2022 2:43:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    American ^ | April 18, 2022 | Brian C. Joondeph
    In global warming circles, carbon dioxide is the bogey man, the cause of all evils. CO2 is another Vladimir Putin, blamed for rising gasoline prices and President Biden’s 8.5 percent inflation. Just as Putin isn’t responsible for consumer prices, which began rising shortly after Biden took office, CO2 may not be the bogey man hiding under the beds of Greta Thunberg and Al Gore, ready to pop out and consume the world. Is CO2 really the bogey man? Is it a friend or foe of planet Earth? The answer may surprise you. YouTube screen grab CO2 is one of several...
  • Loose Nuke Talk

    04/14/2022 4:02:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | April 14, 2022 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Americans, like the planet's other 7.5 billion people, are not prone to talk or think much about nuclear weapons. Of course, some of us are old enough to remember how "mutually assured destruction," or MAD, was supposed to ensure the general peace. Some recall the eerie Cold War-era nuclear bomb movies like "Dr. Strangelove" or "Fail Safe" or the more recent post-nuclear Armageddon films like "The Book of Eli." Millions have grown up referring to the scary "doomsday clock" of atomic scientists that usually ticks closer to a midnight nuclear holocaust in times of crisis. So the planet is not...
  • Big Tech Let SEVEN Dictators Post, Including Vladimir Putin — Still Ban Donald Trump

    04/06/2022 10:34:49 AM PDT · by CatSalgado32 · 5 replies
    MRC Free Speech America ^ | March 29, 2022 | Catherine Salgado
    Twitter, Facebook and YouTube allow seven dictators, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, unfettered access to post on their platforms, influencing approximately 50 million followers as of March 28. Meanwhile, former leader of the free world President Donald Trump is still banned. MRC Free Speech America found seven dictators that Big Tech allows to post online. Twitter grants verified status to six of the seven dictators on the platform: Putin, Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and Rwandan President Paul Kagame. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah...
  • How Russia Reportedly Funded Attacks on U.S. Energy Independence

    03/29/2022 4:05:42 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 23 replies
    As an American 501(c)(3) foundation, Sea Change must disclose what funds it received from the Bahamas, but a Bahamian company or trust is not required to disclose the source of its funds. The Banks and Johnson letter states that: “According to Sea Change’s tax filings, in 2010 the group received $23 million, half of its annual contributions, from a Bahamian shell corporation linked to the Russian government. Sea Change then passed that money on to groups like the Sierra Club and the Center for American Progress that lobbied politically against fracking (…) In 2020, the Center for American Progress donated...
  • After Biden said Putin "cannot remain in power," the White House walks back remarks

    03/26/2022 12:24:41 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 208 replies
    "The President’s point was that Putin cannot be allowed to exercise power over his neighbors or the region. He was not discussing Putin’s power in Russia or regime change."