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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 4th Apr 2023, 14:17
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Originally Posted by tartare
Welcome, Finnish friends.
highly appreciated.
It's been a long wait, quite exactly 74 years of wait to date.
As the late Finnish general A. Ehrnroth said after the WW2, Never alone again.
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 14:27
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Tervetuloa suomalaiset ystävät
I hope that is right.
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Originally Posted by Ninthace
Tervetuloa suomalaiset ystävät
I hope that is right.
spot on, kiitos.
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Originally Posted by Skywagon1915
Is there any update on Putins's health ?
Don't recall seeing anything about it for some time.
depends on which body double is tested...
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It's a holy war now... I wonder if they have removed all the Tartarsky sauce off the walls of that cafe yet?


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Nice to see Ukraine is returning some of their captured assets to the Russians..


Bakhmut reinforcements.


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Originally Posted by Beamr
highly appreciated.
It's been a long wait, quite exactly 74 years of wait to date.
As the late Finnish general A. Ehrnroth said after the WW2, Never alone again.
Indeed ! A very warm welcome to your nation. Just out of interest, were there any political parties that voiced opposition as part of their programme ? Is it co-incidental that membership was finalised today , just two days after the election ?
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Slovakia has upped 155mm shell production by a factor of 5

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Old 4th Apr 2023, 15:24
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I haven't logged on for three and a half years, but have kept watching. I thank those who have driven this thread for their dedication and the excellent wide cross-section of opinion and fact that has been placed before us. Please keep going. Well done.
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 15:35
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Originally Posted by UWAS
I haven't logged on for three and a half years, but have kept watching. I thank those who have driven this thread for their dedication and the excellent wide cross-section of opinion and fact that has been placed before us. Please keep going. Well done.
I hope you started at post 01 from racedo so you gained a full picture
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 15:45
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Originally Posted by Tartiflette Fan
Indeed ! A very warm welcome to your nation. Just out of interest, were there any political parties that voiced opposition as part of their programme ? Is it co-incidental that membership was finalised today , just two days after the election ?
This'll be very much OT in this thread, but none of the bigger "real" parties did. The support for joining NATO is historically high. And none of the marginal parties made it to the parliament.
The only real individuals that were shouting out pro-Russian propaganda and voted against joining NATO last summer weren't re-elected last sunday. Democracy works and showed what finns really think of vatniks and their cronies.

It is pure coincidence that Turkish ratification took place just before the NATO countries FM meeting .

As a side note, the first thing Finland did as a NATO member was ratifying Swedish application. It took exactly 30 seconds to hand the ratification to US Foeeign Secretary Blinken after Finland was announce a member.
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 15:57
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Originally Posted by Uberteknik
this is by far the most informative general discussion on the war on the internet. Thanks again.
I have to agree, and I've spent a lot of time elsewhere.
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 16:32
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More trench clearing
Amazing how much value a well-deployed drone adds.
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
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Problem is, the US is not inclined to provide F-16s, so, sadly, what need is there of F16 pilots?

UKR forces are heroic, but they are a limited human resource and cannot sustain the fight forever. This war needs to be ended as soon as possible and that requires substantial air assets. It’s time the west stops pussyfooting around this. Certainly, considering the wealth and equippage of western air forces, there are available assets that can be provided now to the UKR. There’s no ground force commander within the western armies who would accept inadequate integrated air support, both for defensive and offensive operations. Why do we expect UKR to continue without it? UKR is fighting our battle, and if they fail it will be up to us to fight this evil murderous tyranny.
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 17:06
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
It's a holy war now... I wonder if they have removed all the Tartarsky sauce off the walls of that cafe yet?



https://twitter.com/DylanBurns1776/s...23480093761536
This is insanity. This garbage is being shown on state TV? I thought the original purpose of the 'SMO' was to de-Nazify Ukraine and free the oppressed masses; now the purpose seems to be to destroy the country and kill everyone.....
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This is insanity. This garbage is being shown on state TV? I thought the original purpose of the 'SMO' was to de-Nazify Ukraine and free the oppressed masses; now the purpose seems to be to destroy the country and kill everyone.....
You really thought this? Maybe a lot of Russians, subjected to unending propaganda believe it, how can anyone with free access to the free press or even this forum do so?
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2S1 122mm barrel failure

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Sadly, barrel (and track) wear will be an ongoing problem for UKR. As for the ammo, I remember some Pakistani 9mm ammo back in the 80s that was utter rubbish.
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 18:05
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Originally Posted by MPN11
Sadly, barrel (and track) wear will be an ongoing problem for UKR. As for the ammo, I remember some Pakistani 9mm ammo back in the 80s that was utter rubbish.
The 303Brit they made was rubbish as well........
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Old 4th Apr 2023, 18:08
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Let alone the 7.62mm in the mid 1970s.
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