Russia invades Ukraine - 4 - from 14 March 2023

Instability on russia’s borders breaking out into open conflict. If the rumours about Ramzan Kadyrov are true, Chechnya may be next.

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Bumpity bump…

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It would not be a “war”. It’s yet another land grab from Azerbaijan. They want to join up with Turkey and erase Armenia - finish off the genocide started a century ago

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2 Korean mine clearing tank things.
200 MRAPs and a handful of utility support vehicles from Germany.

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https://x.com/Heroiam_Slava/status/1704120121961161025?s=20

Russia’s troops are defeated, and prepared reserves have been depleted to the point where they can no longer conduct even a local offensive operation, Cooper
said.

The Ukrainian offensive may not advance hundreds of kilometers, but it is extremely effective in destroying what remains of the Russian armed forces.

Moreover, Russia has practically no strategic options left in the war, since its troops are defeated and the prepared reserves are spent to such a level that they cannot conduct even a local offensive operation.

The influential Austrian military analyst Tom Cooper writes about this on his website, publishing an analytical conclusion about the situation at the front as of mid-September.

According to him, the Russian army has been defeated and has degraded to the level where Moscow can only replenish its ranks with new mobilized soldiers, who are “shot by the crowd” again and again.

Cooper also highlights an important detail that has emerged over the past few days: Ukrainian units are taking a large number of Russian military prisoners, and the number is steadily increasing.

In his opinion, this is an important front-line sign. “By the way, judging by the video released in the last few days, the number of captured Russian military personnel is constantly increasing. No, it’s not “massive” (yet), but it is increasing. Think about it, in the last few days I’ve seen about 7 - 8 different groups of prisoners of war under the control of the Armed Forces, yes, many from
72-1 OMSBR, some were mobs, but there are many Airborne Forces troops, and they were captured
not only in the Andriyivka area (that is, on
the Bakhmut area), but also in the Novoprokopivka area
of ​​the Zaporizhia Front,” the expert emphasizes.
Verbovoy, and this is the south

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According to information by DER SPIEGEL, there are massive problems with the Leopard 1A5s that Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands are supplying to Ukraine! A summary ![:arrow_down:] 1/5

https://x.com/deaidua/status/1704111961850462390?s=20

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Hertling and others warned that maintenance of Abrams tanks would be significant. He was criticized but even though they are on their way now this problem with the leopards seems consistent with what he expects.

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The Abrams are just flat out intensive to maintain. There are no easy solutions to this.

All western supplied armour was going to come with maintenance and integration issues. Ukraine built Soviet tanks for decades, they know them inside out. But this is a new ball game now. The Abrams might be more or less indestructible in battle (remains to be seen), but as Germany discovered in WWII , it’s not the only factor.

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Darwin Award nominee???

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Best reply

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Nominee? We have a winner!

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Ukraine - President Addresses United Nations General Debate, 78th Session | #UNGA

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Privateer channel is branching out to more English dubbed videos from Russian opposition. Pushing CC button adds subtitles for transcript with timepoints.

Russian Politics: Together or Apart - 3 Scenarios for Russian Future, Ekaterina Schulmann 2023-08-18

A talk by Ekaterina Schulmann on internal situation with Russian Politics and three most probable scenarios for Russian future.
This material was originally aired on Aug 19, 2023 on the YouTube channel of imprisoned Russian opposition leader - Ilya Yashin.

Her channel has over 1 million subscribers and she is registered by regime as a “Foreign Agent” that has to say so.

Link below to English version skips first 5’:23" in which she just channels Yoga Berri:

Edit add: I liked the rest of intro continuing to 14’ showing a much better philosophical approach to analysing politics than is common.

Starts with promise to simplify numerous possible scenarios from 5 to 3.

Below is English translation of Russian original topics and timepoints. Only the Russian version has links to timepoints of topics so use transcript instead for actual links to English.

674,779 views1 month ago Aug 19, 2023 THIS MATERIAL (INFORMATION) IS PRODUCED, DISTRIBUTED AND (OR) SENT BY FOREIGN AGENT EKATERINA MIKHAILOVNA SHULMAN, OR CONCERNES THE ACTIVITIES OF FOREIGN AGENT EKATERINA MIKHAILOVNA SHULMAN

Time codes:
00:00 Start 00 :15 Scenarios of probable future . Degree of forecast accuracy.
11:00 Political forecasting. Resource autocracy - ways to maintain power. The middle income trap.
19:15 What did the SVO turn out to be like for the system?
27:00 What remains after the fall of personalist autocracy.
30:30 Degradation scenarios. Option to preserve the autocrat. Forecast up to 30s.
37:35 Option with the departure of the autocrat and intra-elite consensus.
44:15 Option with the departure of the autocrat and intra-elite conflict.
49:20 “Catastrophic” scenario as a stage of development. The fate of the generation 2006-2016.
58:30 Isolationist scenario.
For cooperation - [email protected] Subscribe to the channel: / @ekaterina_schulmann Other social networks of Ekaterina Shulmann: Telegram: https://t.me/eschulmann

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Thales planning to cut 49 staff at its Bendigo factory, mostly skilled workers. Reportedly it claims that it is not getting enough orders for Bushmaster or Hawkeii.

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Ukrainian propaganda v russian propaganda

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