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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 22nd Feb 2022, 08:24
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Russian state Duma has stated that the DPR and LPR will be recognized within the entire region. In practice it would mean that they want to expand to areas currently held by Ukrainian military, cross the current borderline. That would in essence mean that the Russian troops would have to confront the Ukrainian troops. It would mean war. The madness has just started, and Putin has to be stopped.

The State Duma told in what borders the DPR and LPR will be recognized
The head of the committee, State Duma Kalashnikov: recognition of the republics of Donbass will be within the borders of Donetsk and Luhansk regions
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According to him, “now the DPR and LPR occupy less territory than it was in the referendum, but they believe that their statehood extends to that territory too.”
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https://iz.ru/1295104/2022-02-22/v-g...nany-dnr-i-lnr
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 08:54
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Originally Posted by admikar
Again? Do we at least know a date?
How about right now!

I see the Kremlin puppets and Putin fanboy posters are very quiet this morning!

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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 09:13
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Originally Posted by Atlantic Explorer
How about right now!

I see the Kremlin puppets and Putin fanboy posters are very quiet this morning!
Shhhhh - "you're just being hysterical now."

"Nothing happening here", nope, invasion? what invasion,?, nope, haven't got a date yet????"

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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 09:47
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Originally Posted by Imagegear
Shhhhh - "you're just being hysterical now."

"Nothing happening here", nope, invasion? what invasion,?, nope, haven't got a date yet????"

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Well. Happy to say I was wrong - I didnít think heíd be stupid enough, but I also wonder how much Biden escalating this over the past 2 weeks may have been a miscalculation also
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 09:51
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Originally Posted by Baldeep Inminj
And so it begins. I wonder if future generations (if there are any...) will look through textbooks and see this as the way that WWIII started?
Seriously?
If this is the start of WWIII, there will be no future generations any more.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 09:59
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Originally Posted by henra
Seriously?
If this is the start of WWIII, there will be no future generations any more.
"I don't know with what weapons World War Three will be fought, but World War Four will be fought with sticks and stones" Einstein.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:00
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Originally Posted by minigundiplomat
Well. Happy to say I was wrong - I didnít think heíd be stupid enough, but I also wonder how much Biden escalating this over the past 2 weeks may have been a miscalculation also
Really? So itís all Bidenís fault? Grasping at straws there I suspect.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:06
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Originally Posted by henra
Seriously?
If this is the start of WWIII, there will be no future generations any more.
It could lead to that, put it this way, we are closer than anytime in the last 50 years. He is playing a decidedly dodgy game and hoping the west won't respond.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:08
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Worth reading. Not sure about her final forecast though, I think Putin is already beyond that point.

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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:11
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I must wonder, what is an N-reg Piper Malibu doing in Kiev currently? An unlikely sight on this day and age.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:15
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I see the Russian AN124 is in at EGNX, business as usual,
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:17
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Originally Posted by tartare
They probably lost they ability to deter when they gave up the special weapons.
Numbers possibly a little out of date - but it's not an even match.
Looking at the numbers regarding Air Superiority and knowing its Importance nowadays, it doesn't look good.
Boots on the ground are not worth much if the other side owns the sky.
Only realistic chance is Guerilla tactics. Meat grinder. Give them thousands of sniper rifles with NVD. Give them Stingers. Give them Javelins. Provide them with IED. The Russian public will get tired of hundreds of their children coming back in an aluminuum box daily relatively quickly.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:21
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
I see the Russian AN124 is in at EGNX, business as usual,
The AN124 is a bit different from Piper Malibu, I thought the N-reg malibu is on the unusual side of the big pond but maybe it is just business as usual.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:32
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Originally Posted by henra
. The Russian public will get tired of hundreds of their children coming back in an aluminuum box daily relatively quickly.
the Russian public does not have a say, after years of dictatorship. Now, this is Germany, 1939. And yes, we now how Hitler ended, but we also know what happened to the world before that.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:34
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Originally Posted by Imagegear
Shhhhh - "you're just being hysterical now."

"Nothing happening here", nope, invasion? what invasion,?, nope, haven't got a date yet????"

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and where is Vitek, when we need his input to know the real truth? Trolling some other website from his troll factory in Sankt Peterburg ?
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:37
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International Law is not respected, treaties are not respected, statements and promises are not respected, even from the top.
What is left? Facts. We seem to need robust containment as roll back means war.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:45
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Originally Posted by Atlantic Explorer
How about right now!

I see the Kremlin puppets and Putin fanboy posters are very quiet this morning!
Fine, I'll bite.
I am neither of those things you said.
So far I have counted 5 instances of western inteligence saying that invasion is imminent! So can you really blame me for quering when someone screams "Wolf!"?
I never said that Putin is right and that invasion will never happen. Only thing that I did try is to give alternate point of view that Putin and Russia are doing what both USSR and USA/NATO have done before.
Now, if you believe that just beacuse it's USA/NATO doing those things OK, because your and their methabolism products don't stink, not my problem.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 10:52
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Why not just grab them by the nuts and seize every property in Knightsbridge and Belgravia? Shut down exports of every luxury vehicle to Russia, and every luxury consumable, diamonds, high end clothing, the lot. Thatíd have em squealing quick smart. Every Svetlana would be furious. Not a shot fired.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 11:02
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Originally Posted by tartare
Why not just grab them by the nuts and seize every property in Knightsbridge and Belgravia? Shut down exports of every luxury vehicle to Russia, and every luxury consumable, diamonds, high end clothing, the lot. Thatíd have em squealing quick smart. Every Svetlana would be furious. Not a shot fired.
That would probably indeed hit hard.
The sad thing is this ain't gone'a happen. Only as last resort after all-out nuclear war. Cause it would hurt the industry.
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Old 22nd Feb 2022, 11:04
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It will get more expensive for us to not react.
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