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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 28th Oct 2022, 16:06
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
Errmm I think a tank would just squash them. The idea is to prevent a tank rolling over them.
Apologies - I wasn't being entirely serious...
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 16:12
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I know

More dead conscripts in Russia.

At least two Russian conscripts are dead and 11 have been injured after a truck ran over them at a top-secret training base.

Israpil Abkherdilayev, 22, a contract soldier, rammed a KamAZ military transport into the conscripts at a training ground near the city of Mirny, northwest Russia, around 7pm on Thursday.

One soldier died at the scene while a second died later in hospital, where 11 others are now recovering with various degrees of injury.
Ukraine war: Russian military truck driver mows down conscripts (msn.com)

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Old 28th Oct 2022, 16:48
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Originally Posted by MAN777
I think you will find that the IEDs were laid in Northern Ireland and not Eire and therefore the task fell on the British Army to deal with them.

I think you will find loyalist paramilitaries laid plenty in the Republic, so it was the Irish Army dealing with them.

Some of the more aggressive Republican paramilitaries also targeted Judges, Gardaí, Prison Officers etc in the Republic who they thought were giving them an unfair amount of attention.

Then after The Troubles, many of those skilled in making such devices began selling their services to drug gangs, so unfortunately there’s still demand for the disposal capabilities.
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 17:16
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Una, re Ireland, does Rugby not count?
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 17:38
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While this is of some interest (mines in Ireland) if further discussion is warranted please move it to another thread.
Thank you in advance
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 19:09
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Assuming this is true - WOW, just WOW:
Russia Now Has a Second Frontline Set Up Just to Kill Its Deserters: Intel (thedailybeast.com)
“They brought the inmates here... from prison. But they led them somewhere way up front. And we’re sitting here as a retreat-blocking detachment, ****. If someone runs back, we snuff them out.”

“That’s how we have it set up. We sit on the second line, guarding the first. Behind us, there’s another line. If you go that way, you also won’t make it. So it’s impossible to run away. They shoot their own.”
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 20:38
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Originally Posted by NutLoose



The Russians in excavating the anti tank trench have stacked all the soil removed from the said trench on the Ukrainian side, so all the Ukrainians need to do is push it back into the hole. You just couldn't make this sh*t up. if they had stacked in on the Russian side it would have meant the Ukrainians would have needed to ramp in and out of the trench then climb over the pile, but now they just need to backfill with the readily Russian supplied correct amount of dirt using a bulldozer blade equipped tank..
Pretty decent of the Wagoneers to prepare their mass graves for Prigozin's mercenaries to help the Ukrainians clean up the refuse. . It would help if they kept sun flower seeds with the top soil.
The "dragon's teeth" could do with a visit to a dentist, they seem to be a bit light on enamel, maybe made by the supplier of Russian body armour and paper mache helmets.



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Old 28th Oct 2022, 20:43
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They can "retreat" in two directions, so long as they still have their underwear!
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 21:26
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They always did have a second line to catch or shoot deserters, the Chets or Warner’s used to do it.. same system during WW2 as well.

very wasteful of resources, in both troops and ammo, let them carry on.
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 21:51
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Russias UN rep speaks of US Virus infected combat Mosquitoes…

Are they all barking mad?

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Old 28th Oct 2022, 22:01
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Ohh dear another accident

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Old 28th Oct 2022, 22:18
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Russias UN rep speaks of US Virus infected combat Mosquitoes…

Are they all barking mad?



https://twitter.com/bayraktar_1love/...DTrcmw-YIsAAAA

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Old 28th Oct 2022, 23:14
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Originally Posted by tdracer
In that article it mentions several commanders were found dead having been shot in the back of their head. I would have thought retreating troops being shot by their own side would be shot from the front not the back.
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 23:35
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Originally Posted by KeepItStraight
In that article it mentions several commanders were found dead having been shot in the back of their head. I would have thought retreating troops being shot by their own side would be shot from the front not the back.
Not if they were summarily executed.
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Old 29th Oct 2022, 02:05
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Originally Posted by Ninthace
Not if they were summarily executed.
which does wonders for morale. If they get plinked in the back of the noggin do they get a Lada? Probably so, as otherwise Vlad has to come clean that a percentage of their sausages are being cooked by their own team.

if Ukraine accepts green flags waved off the end of M-N 1892’s, they may get a lot more trade. The white Long John’s are probably in short supply. Mass surrender’s is close to the same embarrassment as Russia running out of body bags.
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Old 29th Oct 2022, 10:51
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What really strikes me is that so many of those who accidentally die do seem quite well aligned with 'the boss'. It is not mainly his opponents who are so unlucky.
Prigoshin&Kadyrow already sawing at his chair? He may have to be more careful with his 'friends' than with those who are not so happily supporting his 'Special Military Operation'....
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Old 29th Oct 2022, 12:32
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Russias UN rep speaks of US Virus infected combat Mosquitoes…

Are they all barking mad?

https://twitter.com/bayraktar_1love/...DTrcmw-YIsAAAA
This way they can subsequently claim to have defeated the NATO virus carrying mosquito menace...
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Old 29th Oct 2022, 13:16
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I thought they retired the Mosquitos in 1963?
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Originally Posted by Rockie_Rapier
This way they can subsequently claim to have defeated the NATO virus carrying mosquito menace...
Am surprised... Would have thought the formaldehyde urea adhesive would kill most virus after 77 years ...

What?
Not the DH 98? Culicidae? As in Dengue 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0??? Well, that sucks. The Redskins would need to invest something tricky, like... Fly spray, or mossie coils... Or jackets! Would be tough seeing it is so hot in RuZZia right now. Snow? It snows in Moscow? Who wudda thunked it. Dr Evil's wicked plan foiled by fly spray and winter! Curse you red robin!

Past meds time, off to bed... NATO have to be a lot more cunning to catch flat foot Vlad so early in the mourning. After all, his bags, body ,single use only, are being produced in prodigolious volumes, the prophets are keeping the red okonomiyaki afloat.

The mossie is a beautiful bit of low RCS... Shudda bin a Kelly Johnson design.

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Old 29th Oct 2022, 14:13
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Massive Ukrainian attack on Sevastopol, reports coming in 4 ships damaged or destroyed.


It does not look like minor damage if correct.




They’re blaming the U.K. lol saying we were involved and they were there to protect the grain shipments…….. from who?



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