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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 15th Feb 2023, 08:42
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​​​​​​​US owned SU-27s may be leaving the USA (from reports up to 4). we will see....
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 08:43
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Now making threats against Norway…

SEAGOING SABER RATTLING: Norwegian intelligence reports that ships of Russia's North Sea Fleet are deploying with nuclear weapons for the first time in 30 years.

​​​​​​​https://www.newsweek.com/russian-war...norway-1781135

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Old 15th Feb 2023, 08:56
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PUTIN'S TROLLS: RU is increasingly turning to social media to sew disinformation and attack Ukraine's supporters. Cambridge University has put together a 5-minute game to show you the techniques trolls use disseminate fake news on any topic.

https://www.goviralgame.com/en/play

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Old 15th Feb 2023, 09:10
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Well it's finally sunk in to one individual, well worth the watch

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Old 15th Feb 2023, 09:27
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Al Jazeera reporting today that Russia is massing Aircraft and Helicopters on Ukraine border for a possible mass assault. Maybe VKS finally been told to get into the fight.

Need to ship those western air defense assets quickly
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 10:01
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Originally Posted by HUTCHP
Al Jazeera reporting today that Russia is massing Aircraft and Helicopters on Ukraine border for a possible mass assault. Maybe VKS finally been told to get into the fight.
Need to ship those western air defense assets quickly
Russians have recently been giving Ukraine lots of air defence target practice shooting down cruise missiles, at one point claiming to have got 61 out of 71 fired. Are they quite sure this is a good idea?
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 10:07
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The trouble is they can launch from inside Russia
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 10:13
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Will this be Putin's last stand?
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 10:46
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Sounds like someone is getting nervous, watch


I think its starting to dawn on them they can threaten the World and Nato as a whole with their threats, but we are not biting, we are in it for the long haul and are upping the quantity and quality of the arms we supply we are providing, something at the end of the day they will not be able to match, the only advantage they have is manpower over Ukraine, but as the talks of a war not an operation and the body bags roll home, or their children simply disappear in the wheat fields of Ukraine, then the resentment and underlying tensions will grow at home.
Oligarchs that had billions and enjoyed the lifestyle the world over, suddenly find their travel reduced to several floors out of windows and all on the whim of one man, may also play a role in his downfall too.
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 11:54
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More nuke talk, but by one of their sensible Propogandists

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Old 15th Feb 2023, 12:14
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
More nuke talk, but by one of their sensible Propogandists



https://twitter.com/TheKremlinYap/st...C89fGH9I0tAAAA
looking at how the riskies handle conventional weapons that's probably not a good idea.
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Translation of Girkin's long post on the potential of a "major" offensive by Russians, discussing three main directions: Belarus, Russian border in Belgorod/Kursk, Zaporizhzhia. Predicts zero chances of Ukrainian defeat even in case of success in some areas:

​​​​​​​https://t.co/c32H3861fi
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 15:48
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
More nuke talk, but by one of their sensible Propogandists



https://twitter.com/TheKremlinYap/st...C89fGH9I0tAAAA
Are they going to issue the Russian troops with nuclear hand-grenades?
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 16:12
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Originally Posted by cynicalint
Are they going to issue the Russian troops with nuclear hand-grenades?
maybe they've copied the M28 Davy Crockett.
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 16:33
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Originally Posted by HUTCHP
Al Jazeera reporting today that Russia is massing Aircraft and Helicopters on Ukraine border for a possible mass assault. Maybe VKS finally been told to get into the fight.

Need to ship those western air defense assets quickly
I wish we could offer offensive counter-air

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Old 15th Feb 2023, 16:41
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Originally Posted by cynicalint
Are they going to issue the Russian troops with nuclear hand-grenades?
interesting to see him talking about a ‘limited nuclear war’. I thought it was illegal there to talk about a war
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 16:42
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USA says it ain't happening, no build up
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 18:30
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
USA says it ain't happening, no build up
They may like to have a word with Reuters, Russia are claiming to have broken through Ukrainian defences
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe...st-2023-02-14/
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 18:48
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Originally Posted by Ninthace
They may like to have a word with Reuters, Russia are claiming to have broken through Ukrainian defences
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe...st-2023-02-14/
russkies are saying a lot of things and most of those are lies. But more importantly, quoting the article: "(Russia) gave no details and Reuters was not able to independently verify this and other battlefield reports."
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 20:50
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Originally Posted by Ninthace
They may like to have a word with Reuters, Russia are claiming to have broken through Ukrainian defences
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe...st-2023-02-14/
??? You are trusting Russian claims more than US statements? Interesting....
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