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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 28th Feb 2022, 10:27
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Re Putin’s 5,000 word treatise on the origins of Russia and Ukraine last July.

In retrospect, perhaps it should have been titled “Mein Camp”.

http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/66181
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 10:45
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It's starting to bite alright
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 10:50
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This farmers collecting Tussian vehicles appears to be catching LOL... WTF will he do with that?

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Old 28th Feb 2022, 10:51
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Originally Posted by NutLoose

It's starting to bite alright
whole different question is whether it was 'suicide by jumping through closed window".
However I want to emphasize I am sorry for him and condolences to his family. Another victim of Putins regime.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 10:57
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HAHAHAHHAHHHHAAAAAAA, if it wasn't so serious, it would be funny....

A Russian that was marking Ukrainian buildings targeted for bombing was caught by Ukraine citizens. His pants were removed and he was wrapped around a pole.







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Old 28th Feb 2022, 11:06
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Originally Posted by Beamr
whole different question is whether it was 'suicide by jumping through closed window".
However I want to emphasize I am sorry for him and condolences to his family. Another victim of Putins regime.
I consider this probable assassination of a high profile person as another sign of high nervousness in the top echelons in Russia. Won't be the last I guess.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 11:18
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WOW..... Unreal

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Old 28th Feb 2022, 11:56
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Originally Posted by etudiant
Would be big, several hundred kilos of highly volatile hydrocarbons with a slightly delayed fuse to allow for air mixing.
Much larger volume pressure wave, albeit not as intense as being close to a high explosive burst, but lethal for people and normal structures..
Is "thermobaric " the same as FAE ?
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:04
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Originally Posted by chopper2004
So according to the Daily Fail, his generals are stunned with the order to ramp up their SSR forces to their equivalent of DEFCON 2?
cheers
According to this ex-NATO German general, Putin's enhanced status is only level 2 on a scale rising to 4 .

https://www.focus.de/politik/ausland..._60595236.html

He also says that the Russian system for launching nukes requires the "presence" of two of three "suitcases " held by Putin, the Defence Minister and the Chief of the General Staff.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:13
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They fired an MLRS into the middle of Kharkiv, pictures of Ukrainian women with their legs blown off (not in this link) and corpses scattered everywhere. I’m not certain where the line is for a war crime, but I am certain that Putin has crossed it.

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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:21
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In the news, Russia using rockets against civilians

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...-b2024871.html
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:23
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Is "thermobaric " the same as FAE ? Yes, as I understand it. Nasty stuff, and diabolical to use it in a residential area.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:25
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Bejesus, I am not going to forward the material from Kharkiv, the title says it all
"family was killed and burned alive in a vehicle attacked by a hail of shelling by Russian forces in Kharkiv."
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:34
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Originally Posted by Tartiflette Fan
According to this ex-NATO German general, Putin's enhanced status is only level 2 on a scale rising to 4 .

https://www.focus.de/politik/ausland..._60595236.html

He also says that the Russian system for launching nukes requires the "presence" of two of three "suitcases " held by Putin, the Defence Minister and the Chief of the General Staff.
Valery Gerasimov, the Chief of the General Staff, was just replaced by Putin, wonder why....
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:53
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Belarus poised to invade Ukraine in support of Russia:

https://us.yahoo.com/news/u-official...035341516.html
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 12:58
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
HAHAHAHHAHHHHAAAAAAA, if it wasn't so serious, it would be funny....



A Russian that was marking Ukrainian buildings targeted for bombing was caught by Ukraine citizens. His pants were removed and he was wrapped around a pole.






He was a looter in the original Tweet.

Same thing happened to my mate on his stag night.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 13:01
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So, according to Vlad's spokesmen, Russia's move to Defcon 2 was in response to comments made by Liz Truss during her interview on Sky yesterday. I kid you not. The Sky correspondent in Moscow did well to hide his smile when he relayed this information.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 13:12
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So, according to Vlad's spokesmen, Russia's move to Defcon 2 was in response to comments made by Liz Truss during her interview on Sky yesterday. I kid you not. The Sky correspondent in Moscow did well to hide his smile when he relayed this information.
His actions are always "in response" to something - this whole thing is happening because of the actions of others. Blaming Truss is therefore classic Putin playbook.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 13:14
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And he seems to always escalate threats several steps at a time to make it harder for opponents to react.
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Old 28th Feb 2022, 13:28
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And he seems to always escalate threats several steps at a time to make it harder for opponents to react.
Not so sure. The Americans to their credit just ignored this: "Meh, whatever. We think you're bluffing".
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