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Link Posted: 2/20/2024 8:57:31 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By lorazepam:

Just so you know, the Ukrainians do the same thing when a trench is hot and they are actively clearing a line. You don't have the manpower or time to take prisoners when half the trench is shooting at you. When you get to the end of the line, you deal with the survivors. War is nasty like that.
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The execution of those 3 Ukrainians was not done during the heat of battle.
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 9:00:09 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By RockNwood:
Military aircraft landing without landing gear down causes more serious damage than a paint touch up. Does this cause severe structural damage or easily replaced with new Stronk skid plate?

Sparks and flame video…



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That won't be flying anytime soon or ever again
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 9:11:31 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 2/20/2024 9:18:53 PM EDT
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Huge crops of Sunflowers this summer. Unfortunately the stench of rotting vatnik fertilizer this spring is going to really prevalent as well.

A lot of this war is reminiscent of WWI. The rest is shitty late 60s sitcom mixed thoroughly with episodes of The Twilight Zone.
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 9:49:03 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By AlmightyTallest:
Some older footage of a repelled Russian assault.

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Epic quality & content. It looks like a Hollywood movie.
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 10:27:25 PM EDT
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Apologies if I'm necroing a previous tweet thread....







Link Posted: 2/20/2024 10:40:17 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By thehun06:


One thing my birth country has done well in its history is flip flopping who they align with. Sad part about all of it is they ultimately align with the people that are on the wrong side of history … so when Hungary does this crap … pay attention because there is a power grab on the world stage that is happening.
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Yes its very sad!
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 10:42:09 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 2/20/2024 10:56:42 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Lieh-tzu:

Pre-war population was about 31K. It wasn't even the size of a county.

Russian chatter has casualties around 16K.

And the tactics they used were insane. Were they drugging their infantry? Seriously, how did they get so many people to do that? Small groups advancing under fire, no armor, hiding in rubble until a large enough group survived to make a short-range wave attack to overwhelm defenders. The true exchange ratio must be horrifying. How does Russia keep getting troops doing this stuff?
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The true advantage that Russia has over all Western foes.
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 11:06:51 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By darkd0r:

Most of the modern equipment has been donated to Ukraine. Poland has a lot on order, but that's paper now.
If Putin makes "only a minor incursion", who is going invoke article 5, which requires a unanimous vote?  Certainly not Biden.
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I agree with this although I doubt it would be Poland. Probably the Baltics. Although all Putin needs is some "smoke" to give the weak knees an excuse to veto. Some false-flag Op to "protect Russian minorities" or maybe some badly staged incident with fake "Polish troops" that attack Belarus. No mater how transparently fake, it's just to give an excuse for some NATO members to stay out.
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 11:12:35 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By GoldenMead:
North Korean Missile Used In Ukraine Was Packed Full Of U.S. Parts
A CAR field investigation team examining the remnants of the missile found components that “bear the brands of companies based primarily in the United States.” Overall, 75 percent of the components documented were linked to U.S. companies, with 16 percent linked to European ones, and nine percent connected with companies based in Asia.

Example of how US sanctions are failing.
https://www.twz.com/news-features/north-korean-missile-used-in-ukraine-was-packed-full-of-u-s-parts
https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/0814c6868bbd45a98b15693a31bd0e7f

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lots of careful wording there... never says exported from or made in the US...probably diverted chinesw contract production...
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 11:18:38 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Bartholomew_Roberts:


Russia has a total population of like 127 million.  It's not the Soviet Union by any means.  Reduce that to fit, military-capable males and no way Russia will beat Europe based on manpower.
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True but how many selfless, mindless, self-sacrificing meat-defenders could Western Europe muster? Every "able-bodied" man is a web designer or lgbtq influencer on instagram and never even spent a night in a tent much less got dirty hands. You even whisper "draft" and the whole fucking continent will empty out so fast that Syria and N. Africa will have to build a border wall.
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 11:51:11 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Lieh-tzu:
1420 - has Putin made any mistakes? What about the SMO? Watch to see popular support for the president and the war.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fg0v_7HiUMs

Anything make you go ? How about that claim that Ukraine invaded Russia first?
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That's a fairly good representation of what the majority of ethnic Russians are saying in my view.  Although Putin didn't really say anything new, he clearly laid out his ideology: Ukrainians, Belarussians, Moldovans, Lithuanians, Latvians, Estonians - these are all "made up" distinctions in his view.  All of those people are Russian and should be under the tender care of Mother Russia whether they like it or not.

So, you can see Putin working the non-NATO countries first; but he's clear that his view applies to NATO members.  Also, kind of strangely given the resources locked up there, you don't really see him emphasizing any historical ties with former USSR central asian republics or trying to expand there.
Link Posted: 2/20/2024 11:52:16 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By ITCHY-FINGER:

True but how many selfless, mindless, self-sacrificing meat-defenders could Western Europe muster? Every "able-bodied" man is a web designer or lgbtq influencer on instagram and never even spent a night in a tent much less got dirty hands. You even whisper "draft" and the whole fucking continent will empty out so fast that Syria and N. Africa will have to build a border wall.
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Link Posted: 2/21/2024 12:03:14 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By ITCHY-FINGER:

True but how many selfless, mindless, self-sacrificing meat-defenders could Western Europe muster? Every "able-bodied" man is a web designer or lgbtq influencer on instagram and never even spent a night in a tent much less got dirty hands. You even whisper "draft" and the whole fucking continent will empty out so fast that Syria and N. Africa will have to build a border wall.
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Everything you just wrote applies to men of Moscow and St. Petersburg as well, and that's about 16% of Russian military aged males. On top of that, 400,000 of Russian males who were willing or could be conned or forced to fight are pushing daisies, and that number is growing by 700-1000 every day.
Link Posted: 2/21/2024 12:05:25 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By RockNwood:

With the other countries it assimilates before going into Poland Russia will add about 70 million.

If they use hybrid tactics at what point does Europe go all in? Just the tip? And what exactly will they fight with and not overly escalate? Perhaps you have more knowledge of Europes willingness to fight but I have seen zero evidence any European country is
A) able to take on Russia alone
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Well, assuming Russia has the capability to assimilate Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus, that's about 49 million more. Past that, they'll trigger NATO, and they aren't going to find anything worth triggering NATO over because that means those European countries will not have to take Russia on alone.  And they'll need most of those extra conscripts to keep order in the places they seized.

Beyond that, you're getting into basic will-to-fight stuff. My take is Europe and the U.S. aren't as mild as they play it.
Link Posted: 2/21/2024 12:26:42 AM EDT
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Chinese state media

The Russian Defense Minister said that the defeat of the Ukrainian army in Avdeyevka was an important victory for the Russian army

2024-02-21 08:50 | Source: Xinhuanet


Moscow, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Feb. 20 that the defeat of the Ukrainian army in Avdeyevka was an important victory for the Russian army.

According to the information released on the Kremlin website, Shoigu reported to Russian President Putin in the Kremlin on the same day about the Russian special military operation and the Russian army's seizure of Avdeyevka, an important defense hub of the Ukrainian army.

Shoigu said that it took the Ukrainian army many years to build intricate underground passages and concrete facilities in the Avdeyevka defense zone. As a result, the Russian army has mobilized a large amount of weapons and equipment to the local area. In the battle for Avdeyevka, the Russian army launched 460 precision air strikes against the Ukrainian army every day, and actually dropped about 200 tons of ammunition per day. Currently, the Russian army is conducting large-scale demining operations in Avdeyevka.

Putin said that before the commander of the Ukrainian army gave the order to retreat, the Ukrainian army had begun a "chaotic withdrawal" from Avdeyevka. The order to withdraw from the Ukrainian side was actually a "political decision" made to cover up this fact.

In the early morning of the 17th local time, Syrsky, commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, announced on social media that in order to avoid the encirclement of the Ukrainian army and protect the lives and health of Ukrainian officers and soldiers, he decided to withdraw the Ukrainian army from Avdeyevka in eastern Ukraine to a more favorable line of defense for defensive operations. Shoigu reported to Putin on the 17th that the Russian army had taken full control of the city of Avdeyevka.

http://world.people.com.cn/n1/2024/0221/c1002-40180529.html



Putin: Russia has always been firmly opposed to the deployment of nuclear weapons in space

2024-02-21 08:51 | Source: Xinhuanet

Moscow, 20 Feb (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said on 20 February that Russia has always resolutely opposed the deployment of nuclear weapons in space and that Russia "only does what other countries, including the United States, do" in the space field.

While listening to a report by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the Kremlin on the same day, Putin raised the question of the United States and other Western countries hyping up Russia's deployment of nuclear weapons in space. Shoigu said that the Russian side did not deploy nuclear weapons in space, and the West is very clear about this.

Putin said that Russia's position on the above-mentioned issues is clear and transparent. Russia has consistently and resolutely opposed the deployment of nuclear weapons in space and has called for compliance with all existing agreements.

Putin also noted that Russia has never given up dialogue on strategic stability and has never refused to negotiate with Ukraine. On the one hand, the West is calling for Russia's "strategic defeat" and on the other hand, it wants to negotiate with Russia on strategic stability, believing that the two issues have nothing to do with each other, but "this is impossible to achieve."

http://world.people.com.cn/n1/2024/0221/c1002-40180543.html



Cuba & Venezuela
President Maduro meets with Russian FM Lavrov




Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday welcomed Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov who is paying an official visit in Caracas as part of his work agenda within his Latin American tour.

Maduro welcomed the high diplomat at the Miraflores Palace, seat of the Government, alongside the First Combatant and lawmaker to the National Assembly Cilia Flores, the FM Yvan Gil and the Minister for Petroleum Rafael Tellechea, among other authorities.

That meeting served to evaluate and strengthen the strategic cooperation between the two countries, which in the last 25 years have signed over 340 deals in important sectors such as oil, gas, health, education, technology, agriculture and communication, among others.

Lavrov arrived early Tuesday morning in Caracas as part of his tour of Latin America and the Caribbean, which began on Monday in Cuba and will end in Brazil, where he plans to attend the G20 foreign ministers’ encounter.

The head of Russian diplomacy had a busy agenda, which included the unveiling of a bust of poet and novelist Aleksandr Pushkin in the Ezequiel Zamora Park in the capital.

Lavrov further held talks with Executive Vice President Delcy Rodriguez and his Venezuelan counterpart Yvan Gil, with whom he addressed at a press conference issues of bilateral, regional and world interest.

The Russian FM expressed his willingness to share experiences accumulated in recent years with “our Venezuelan friends.”

https://cubasi.cu/en/news/president-maduro-meets-russian-fm-lavrov

Link Posted: 2/21/2024 12:35:22 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 2/21/2024 12:41:17 AM EDT
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It’s been over 2 months since Gerasimov was last seen. This has been very hushed on the Russian side.

https://www.ar15.com/media/mediaFiles/494438/IMG_5851-3135875.jpg

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I was just wondering if there had been any sighting of Gerasimov and this answers it.  Laura Palmer on that poster made me actually LOL.
Link Posted: 2/21/2024 12:50:07 AM EDT
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Unfortunately, not only Ukrainians die in the struggle for freedom from the evil empire.

Recently, four volunteers from Colombia 🇨🇴 who fought since the fall of 2023 were killed. The soldiers were part of the 14th separate regiment of the Armed Forces.
Eternal memory 🕯
Source: X/Cloooud|🇺🇦

https://t.me/The3rdForceUA/23290
https://twitter.com/GloOouD/status/1759966174375182369

Link Posted: 2/21/2024 1:12:20 AM EDT
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🇷🇺🇺🇦 Chronicle of a special military operation
for February 20, 2024

Last night, the Russian Armed Forces again used drones to destroy enemy targets in the so-called rear regions. Ukraine. One of the strikes hit an oil depot in Kremenchug in the Poltava region.

In the Avdeevsky direction, fighting continues in Lastochkino, on the eastern outskirts of which the Russian Armed Forces previously managed to gain a foothold. Meanwhile, in Avdeevka itself, the remnants of the APU are being cleaned up in the basements of the coke plant.

The Ukrainian Armed Forces again carried out massive shelling of Donetsk and its environs from rocket artillery. The most massive blow hit the Kyiv region. According to the latest data, one person was killed and eight more were injured.

In the Ugledar direction, fighting continues on the southeastern outskirts of Pobeda. Despite premature victorious reports from some media, Ukrainian formations still control most of the village.

In the Zaporozhye direction, fighting continues in the central part of Rabotino, as well as on the western outskirts of the village. In addition, Russian units are trying to advance in the direction of Verbovoye.


https://t.me/rybar/57353



⚡️Front-line report for the morning 02/20/2024⚡️

In the Zaporozhye direction, Russian troops, supported by artillery and aviation, attacked Ukrainian positions in the village of Rabotino from the west and south. They also tried to develop their success northwest of Verbovoy. (Fig. 1)

There has been relative calm on the Donetsk front since the capture of Avdeevka by Russian troops. The Russian Armed Forces are probing defensive lines in the Lastochkina area. Also, with the support of artillery, they carried out offensive operations near Stepnoye (not to be confused with the settlements of the same name in the Zaporozhye and Ugledar directions). Under fire from the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Novomikhailovka, Pobeda, Georgievka, Nevelskoye and Orlovka. RF Armed Forces - in Marinka, Donetsk and Makeevka. (Fig. 2)

It will be hot in the Bakhmut direction in the near future. Some Russian units from the Avdeevka area were transferred here. The Russian Armed Forces continued assault operations on the heights north-west of Kleshcheevka, near Ivanovsky and in the Bogdanovka area. (Fig. 3)

In the Luhansk direction, Russian troops attacked at Belogorovka, Yampolevka, Ternov, in the area of ​​Tabaevka and Sinkovka. LBS has not changed significantly.


https://t.me/wargonzo/18306



#Summary for the morning of February 21, 2024

▪️Last ​​night there were reports from the Kherson direction that part of the settlement. Krynki still remains with the enemy, small groups of Ukrainian Armed Forces are sitting in basements, and the destruction of enemy boats on the river continues. Dnieper.

▪️On the Zaporozhye front, the enemy retreated from the settlement. Rabotino, located in the lowlands, to the heights, continues to defend the flanks of the front sector. Our units are advancing.

▪️South of Maryinka, our troops occupied the village. Victory, but clashes with the remaining groups of the Ukrainian Armed Forces continue in the village. There are battles in Novomikhailovka, and in Georgievka (west of Marinka) the Russian Armed Forces are also continuing their offensive.

▪️The zone of control of the Russian Army is expanding west of liberated Avdeevka. There are reports of battles near Lastochkino. Some front-line soldiers regarded statements about minimal losses in the battles in the Avdeevsky direction as a harsh propaganda technique, leveling the severity of the battles and the merits of their units.

▪️Twice yesterday the enemy struck the civilian population of Donetsk, 1 civilian was killed, 10 were injured. In the Kursk region, villages were shelled. Gogolevka, Oleshnya, Troitskoye and Gordeevka. Strikes continue in the Belgorod region.

The summary was compiled by: Two majors


https://t.me/dva_majors/34988

Link Posted: 2/21/2024 1:26:41 AM EDT
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I was just wondering if there had been any sighting of Gerasimov and this answers it.  Laura Palmer on that poster made me actually LOL.
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Originally Posted By RockNwood:
It’s been over 2 months since Gerasimov was last seen. This has been very hushed on the Russian side.

https://www.ar15.com/media/mediaFiles/494438/IMG_5851-3135875.jpg



I was just wondering if there had been any sighting of Gerasimov and this answers it.  Laura Palmer on that poster made me actually LOL.




Gerasimov presented state awards to those who distinguished themselves in Avdiivka in the NWO zone

(Video of award ceremony at link)

The Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces also summed up the interim results of the implementation of combat missions by the Center group
MOSCOW, February 21. /TASS/. Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, presented awards in the zone of the special military operation to servicemen who distinguished themselves during the liberation of Avdiivka. This was reported by the Russian Defense Ministry.

"Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov visited the command post of the Center group of troops in the zone of the special military operation. At the group's command post, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation presented the Order of Courage and the Medal "For Courage" to the servicemen who most distinguished themselves during the liberation of Avdiivka, and thanked them for their valor and courage shown in battle," the ministry said.

"Army General Valery Gerasimov summed up the interim results of the implementation of combat missions by the Center group of troops and listened to the report of the commander, Colonel-General Andrei Mordvichev, on the procedure for further actions in the Avdiivka direction," the Defense Ministry said.

https://tass.ru/armiya-i-opk/20043647

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Igor Girkin

In light of the current events, I would like to report that the health of Igor Strelkov, who is in custody, is now stable and does not cause concern.

A lawyer who recently visited him notes that Igor looks healthy and cheerful, and has no complaints about his health.

Just as there are, of course, no suicidal feelings: Igor reads books, composes fairy tales for his daughter, draws pictures for her. Doesn't get depressed.

I emphasize that nothing bad related to health in itself can happen to Igor.

We all have already realized that places of detention can be dangerous to human life and health. Especially objectionable to the system.


https://t.me/i_strelkov_2023/943



From an interview with the publication "Business Newspaper"

— What would you advise now to people who are ready to defend their Motherland, but have a certain distrust in the actions of the state? Is it timely now to draw a dividing line between the state and the Motherland?

— The person who wants to defend his homeland, as a rule, does not ask what kind of state he has. I, for example, have never hidden my extremely critical attitude towards the work of some of our highest-level government officials, including the Russian president. Nevertheless, for me the question of protecting the Fatherland from an external enemy is 100 percent clear. And Ukraine is currently our mortal external enemy, since it represents a tool in the hands of the strategic enemy of Russia.

No matter who is in command or who is leading the situation now and no matter how critically I treat him, I am ready to defend Russia from disintegration, disintegration and destruction. After all, these are the tasks that our “dear Western partners” have identified as their goals in this conflict. The collapse of the country and its division will lead to a series of civil wars in the territory that is now called the Russian Federation. And this, in turn, will entail a sharp drop in the standard of living of the entire population - not even several times, but tens of times. There will be tens, and maybe hundreds of times more casualties than in the current military conflict. I am ready to fight against all this, no matter what kind of commanders I have and what kind of political leadership.

I would like, of course, for the leadership to take up what other people call their heads and begin to take adequate measures and cleanse themselves. However, even if this does not happen, I believe that it is necessary to defend the Motherland. We have a chance to win, and we should use it.

Igor Strelkov
October 2, 2022


https://t.me/i_strelkov_2023/950



Friends, I hasten to share new information from Igor. I recently wrote here about breaking the law - ignoring applications for dates and calling my mother. After publicity, the statement was returned to Igor Ivanovich, that is, some administrative processes still started

We were worried that this would be the end of it. On Friday, Igor wrote new statements asking for a meeting with his wife and a phone call to his mother. And today we received a note that the statements have been sent to court.

Lawyers say such applications take 2 weeks to be considered. Well, we'll wait! With difficulty, the bureaucracy of the Federal Penitentiary Service yields to our common efforts.

Thank you, friends, that by your participation, activity, and dissemination of information, you do not allow the repressive machine to continue causing chaos.

Let's wait for further news!


https://t.me/i_strelkov_2023/953

Link Posted: 2/21/2024 2:04:28 AM EDT
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Belarus

Intensifying cooperation between PMC "Wagner" and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus: What were the mercenaries doing in January?

Today we can state that the importance of the Wagner PMC as a destabilizing factor in Belarus has practically disappeared. We estimate the number of Wagnerites in Belarus as of February 1 at several hundred people.

The Wagnerites, as before, conduct systematic training with military personnel, at the same time, the monitoring group “Belarusian Gayun” sees a certain intensification of cooperation between the PMC “Wagner” and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus.

Throughout January, Wagner students conducted training in:

⚫️Minsk. The 6th set of the training course for military personnel of special forces units has already started at the training center of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus "Volovshchina", under the leadership of mercenaries of the PMC "Wagner".

⚫️Okolitsa. In military unit 3310 in the area of ​​the village of Okolitsa, soldiers conducted classes in tactical and special training for the Tornado special forces detachment.

⚫️Baranovichi. At the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground, mercenaries from the Wagner PMC conducted training for the 202nd OMB. 6th ombr.

Beginning of training for the 6th Infantry Brigade battalion. mercenaries "Wagner" may indicate a paradigm shift in which mercenaries trained mainly military personnel. In this regard, in the near future we can expect joint training of mercenaries with other mechanized units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus.

The entire review of military activity for January can be found here (in English)


https://t.me/Hajun_BY/7685



The preparation of a personnel reserve for the Southern Operational Command has begun. Results of the autumn conscription 2023

According to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus, in the autumn conscription of 2023, about 10,200 people were called up to “staff the Armed Forces, other troops and military formations.” Conscripts staff not only units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus, but also internal troops, border service agencies and the State Security Committee.

Based on data from open sources, we analyzed the distribution of conscripts called up for service between units of various branches and types of troops.

The article is also available in English


https://t.me/Hajun_BY/7689



Belarusians are against war, tactical nuclear weapons and rapprochement with Russia, but the Kremlin continues to increase its influence on the country, - Latvian intelligence services

The Latvian Office for the Protection of the Constitution (SAB) has published the unclassified part of the report on the agency’s activities in 2023. Among other things, the report also contains the Latvian intelligence service’s assessment of the current situation in Belarus, noted the publication @reformby

Security services note that Belarusians continue to have high levels of dissatisfaction with the political situation in general, but widespread repression of the opposition, media, NGOs and civil society has significantly reduced any wider opportunities for protest. Besides:

⚫️Belarusian society is restrained about further rapprochement with Russia.

⚫️Belarusians continue to have a negative attitude towards Russia’s war against Ukraine and are especially critical of the prospects for direct participation of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus in it.

⚫️SAB also came to the conclusion that Belarusian society negatively perceives the appearance of the Wagner PMC in the country and information about the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons.

However, despite the mood in Belarusian society, SAB notes that the Kremlin continues to strengthen its increasing influence on all areas of government activity in the country. SAB believes that financing projects within the Union State provides an opportunity for the Kremlin to invest in the military infrastructure of Belarus for its own purposes.

The intelligence service also notes an increase in defense spending in the Belarusian budget, but it continues to be significantly lower than spending on internal security.

At the same time, hybrid operations using migrants against neighboring countries do not stop, and state propaganda of the Lukashenko regime throughout 2023 tried to present the Baltic countries in a negative light through information campaigns. The Latvian intelligence service believes that this state of affairs will not change in the near future.


https://t.me/Hajun_BY/7695




https://frontelligence.substack.com/p/lingering-menace-military-transformations




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It is very unusual that news of a shootdown comes exclusively through government sources.


MINUS ONE, KEEP WORKING!

This time I can say that the Su-35 pilot was lucky - he maneuvered and no longer takes risks. But the crew of the Su-34 joins our "Eternal Flight, Brothers" section.

PS Commander Mykola Oleschuk




https://t.me/kpszsu/10914






Fighterbomber-

As of now, the situation remains unchanged regarding Laotian aviation losses.

In recent days, two Su-35s have been lost. The video with the burning plane is real, it is a Su-35 burning, the pilot from which was rescued.
One fighter pilot was killed. The reasons are being investigated. Commissions work.

Nothing else is knocked down or knocked down.
Planes and helicopters are being fired upon almost constantly. Well, this is already a routine.

If in the cases of the Su-35 the “Patriot” is still confirmed, then the destruction range of 160 km will have to be nailed down and implied in all your cunning plans and drawn on all maps as a given.

If the friendlier is confirmed, then we will wait for our air defense to run out of missiles, of which we produce more than anyone else in the world. Well, or our planes will run out.
Because, as I understand it, they either cannot or do not want to restore order here.

And dear friends. I don’t have time to sort through the comments and find out who you are. crests, or simply spiritualized. And for the life of me, I don’t understand what’s wrong with you, it gives immediate knowledge of what happened to the pilot, or how many people died in the last hour. Preferably with photos of corpses and details. Are you jerking off to this information or what?

Questions not related to the topic of the post immediately result in a ban. No unban. Read the rules, everything is written there.
For questions about losses in a personal message to me, if we do not know each other personally, you will also immediately receive a ban.

As soon as I consider it necessary to say or write something, I will immediately do it.
Have a good day!


https://t.me/fighter_bomber/15779

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I’m not certain what’s going on here, but Mrs. Strelkov is very upset, quoted below.


I have no words. I'm horrified by this news. Andrei was a very bright person, Igor and I knew each other. At the cost of his life, he proved that honor and truth are dearer to him.

What killed him should be known to as many people as possible.


https://t.me/strelkovii/6723



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Andrey Morozov = "Murz", and this is a suicide note.


I won’t tell you all the events of the past day, February 20th. The investigation will establish, hehe. I'll be brief, about ten pages. If it is posted crookedly, the text is in a docx file on the desktop of the laptop, the file is called “ad mirabile futurum”.

Having finished scaring me, pressuring me, convincing me, making sure that in front of them is a person who is not afraid of anything or portrays it very convincingly, many people in my life gave me their last argument - “You won’t change this!”

Today I talked to a man who, knowing me a little, started right away with this. “You won't change this. The elections will be held, and the changes will begin.” I didn’t tell him the meme “Putin and expensive gasoline - 20 years of solving the problem,” let him, I think, look for himself. Look at this meme, Comrade Colonel.

Today, Comrade Colonel, on your order, I was forced to delete the post from my telegram channel “They write to us from Ioannina.” And your command forced you to give this order, relying on good old army collective responsibility. If it doesn’t remove it, we won’t provide supplies. Shells. Copters. New tanks and infantry fighting vehicles. And he, your command, was forced to do this by political prostitutes led by Vladimir Solovyov, who are pissing themselves to come and pull the trigger. Well, I'll do it myself. I will shoot myself if no one dares to take on this trifling matter. And they will give you tanks and copters.

It turned out that I cannot serve under your command, under the command of a man who took over a decapitated brigade in a critical situation in a critical area and “removed” the situation, I cannot serve under you and, at the same time, tell the truth. Demand that the military prosecutor's office in St. Petersburg listen to the shell-shocked soldier near Avdeevka. And, perhaps, other similar soldiers who saw everything and know everything, but cannot tell because they are intimidated.

If I “can’t change anything,” then you will have to win the war yourself with what you have. IF.

From February 21, 2024, you can safely tell everyone who calls you that I do not serve you, and there are no problems with me.

Don’t torment yourself, Comrade Colonel, I am a soldier like all your other soldiers. I died in battle. Igor “Bereg,” a few days before the fateful trip a year ago, told me at our location in Kirovsk, drinking a craft Calvados that I kept in my storeroom, “You know, Murz, I figured out how to explain to myself what the fuck I’m doing here.” ! I am an ordinary Lebanese political strategist. I just have a very strange project!” So, Comrade Colonel, I am a soldier like everyone else, I just have a very strange battle, which I have been waging since June 20, 2005.

My enemies do not come to fight me in hand-to-hand combat, they attack me with the hands of others. Approximately the same way they tried to do it, for example, on May 11, 2007, when the current “conscience of the nation” and “fighter against fakes” Armen Sumbatovich Gasparyan spread a fake about me, which provoked his friends, fans of von Pannwitz from among the far-right youth, for my liquidation. The fact that these are now your hands, Comrade Colonel, is just a special case. The daimyo, who, by the will of the shogun, ordered the samurai to deprive himself of honor and refuse truthful words, should not feel remorse about this - he is simply a conductor of the higher will. Seppuku is optional in this case.

Just never again tell your soldiers before battle, “You won’t change anything!” tell them what John Connor asked Kyle Reese to tell his mother - “There is no destiny except the one we create for ourselves.” That being said, let's personally say thank you to Jim Cameron for this wonderful film, right here in Hollywood. If I manage to “change something”, give me an example to the soldiers.

In the samurai code “Bushido”, which was written down on paper at the moment when the samurai began to forget it, it is written, among other things:

Often revenge consists of simply breaking into the enemy's house and dying.


https://t.me/wehearfromyanina/3495



I don't need to rush into anything. Russia is my home, captured by enemies. Helpful ass lickers of the bosses. Generals who are ready to “sacrifice” thousands of soldiers just to “distinguish themselves.” Journalists who build their careers on lies from the screen.

I'm not tired of fighting this.

I always found new strength to fight. The doctors at the autopsy will probably be curious to know how I stayed on my feet all these years with such guts. Somehow he held on. I would find more strength, and more, but I don’t see the point in fighting further with the means that are available to me alive. They are exhausted, they have lost their effectiveness, and I take out the last resort.

Dear friends, all those who have helped us all these years, all those who are waging this war with all their might, to the fullest, without truces and complacency, realizing that this war is a matter of life and death for the nation, started to protect our people from genocide!

Friends! Don't be sad about my death. Let me spare you the pompous speeches at the funeral, I’ll say everything myself. Just bury me in the cemetery in Kirovsk (LPR), next to the soldiers of the “Ghost” battalion who died from the moment the Minsk agreements were signed until the start of the Northern Military District. Through their deeds and at the cost of their lives, they made possible the day when the desire to preserve and increase personal income nevertheless pushed our cowardly elite to give the order to our army to openly take up arms in defense of the Russian people in the Donbass. The adventure of the swindlers, who take the word “Russian” out of their pockets only when it suits them, naturally failed - the war began. Your job is to end this war with complete military Victory over everyone who takes up arms against Russia, who has risen to defend the Russians. Where this will be, in Kyiv or in Paris, from which the French leadership recently approved terror against our peaceful people in Belgorod, is a technical question. The more weapons these bastards give to the Ukrainian Nazis, the less they themselves will have.

I bequeath it specifically to Commissioner Pashka! DO YOU HEAR? I bequeath you to live until Victory and sew uniforms for your guys from the best Parisian tailors, just like your favorite poet did! Just take a non-Capuchin monastery, your color is different.

Just bury me next to ours and say, “He’s here among friends.” The first to die while I was serving in Prizrak was Sergei Mikhailovich Sereda, a driver from the support platoon. He was killed on January 29, 2019 by a Ukrainian ATGM at the Olimp KNP. Focus on his grave.

I bequeath the rest of the soldiers of this war to never quarrel again about when to celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day - February 22 or 23. Just drink for two days. Everyone who survives until Victory will have the right to this double day off on the 24th for the rest of their lives. And then it will become a tradition.

Do not need anything else. Go back to your business and kill Ukrainian Nazis as efficiently as possible, with minimal losses.

Glory to Russia, guys!

Andrey Morozov,
guard sergeant of the control company of the 4th Motorized Rifle Brigade of the RF Armed Forces (formerly - NM LPR)
02/21/2024

PS

Don't be sad too much or too often. Dilute “Captain Alatriste”, “The Boat” and “When the Fanfare is Silent” with “Rick and Morty” and “Special Agent Archer”, as I did.

If you can, get Kozitsyn, I myself can’t for obvious reasons. When such people die in old age from natural causes, it undermines the people's faith in the Supreme Justice. I am an unchurched person, but our people as a whole, especially in years of great trials, still need such support as Faith. Please, someone see to it that this scoundrel is hanged to his natural death.

As it is written in the Bushido code:

Recalling the story of the night attack of Mr. Asano's ronin, it should be said that they made a mistake by not committing seppuku in Shongakui, because they defeated the enemy too long after the death of their master. It would be regrettable if Mr. Kira died of illness during that time.


P.P.S.


https://t.me/wehearfromyanina/3496



And, of course, since Yudiya Vityazeva did not post the address where I could send a certificate about where I serve and by whom, I, as promised, am posting the statement to the military prosecutor’s office that was not accepted from the soldier of regiment 1487.

Vladislav Ugolny promised to comment on it in detail. I ask him to elaborate on point 4 in as much detail as possible. If possible, Vladislav. Fine? This is about how the command of the hands of mercenaries turned the “mobs” into “penalties”. It seems that you have still analyzed my “forecasts”? Remember them when and if you find yourself in the next stream of mobilized people, who will actually be driven to slaughter not even with machine guns without heavy weapons, but with shovel handles.

I wrote a year ago that we have run out of generals who learned to fight from Yuri Ozerov’s films, only generals left who learned to fight from Nikita Mikhalkov’s films. I wasn't joking. It’s just that people like Comrade Colonel and his soldiers changed a lot in my forecasts. With my help, with the help of the KCPN and the entire civil society of the country, it was they who “spinned the Earth back,” pushing off with their foot” from Uralkavkaz (Google where it is).

[beginning of quoted document]


To the Chief Military Prosecutor of the Russian Federation V.G. Petrov

Appeal


I, [the applicant’s full name can be viewed in an electronic copy of the document sent by a fighter to the Main Military Prosecutor’s Office via the website on February 6, 2024, incoming number - 405086], undergoing mobilization service in regiment 1487, field post unit 95411 in the 2nd battalion of the 6th company of the 1st platoon in the city Donetsk, under the command of the 1st Army Corps of the DPR Army, I ask you to conduct an inspection for the following reasons:

1. Providing weapons and transport

From January 19, 2023, from the moment we arrived in the Northern Military District zone to the present day, our battalion does not have a single AGS or mortar to carry out effective offensive operations.
There is also a complete lack of transport for offensive operations or evacuation and transportation of people.


2. Rotation

At the moment, less than 30% of the personnel in the regiment remain, and to this day there has been no rotation or replenishment of the regiment’s personnel.
Most are wounded, killed or missing.

3. Medical assistance

Using my own example, I have a shell shock, I turned to the chief medical officer of the regiment about my injury, to which this serviceman said that the shell shock is not considered a wound and did not put me on the list of wounded after completing the combat mission.

So I went to the hospital on my own, and I was prescribed medications, which I purchased at my own expense and were administered to me by a battalion medic.

When the time came, after treatment in the dugout, to receive a certificate of injury 100, the chief medical officer of the regiment refused, to which I turned to the local doctors, and they gave it to me.

At the moment, I received a payment from the President of the Russian Federation and from the city of St. Petersburg, but I handled these payments myself and the DPR army servicemen helped me process the payments, took me to hospitals and for medicines.

I [the applicant’s full name can be viewed in the electronic copy of the document sent by the fighter to the GVP through the website on February 6, 2024, incoming number - 405086], after being wounded, I did not undergo military training, and I did not have rehabilitation (even rest from service).

There are a lot of such cases of injuries not registered by the commander of the regiment; many servicemen were sent with concussion or shrapnel without VVC and rehabilitation back into battle where many died.

4. Transfer of the military regiment to other units

In November 2023, the regiment’s command transferred 300 people to the command of the Veterans PMC, at the moment almost all of them were killed or wounded, and in all sectors of the Avdeevsky front we are commanded by the Veterans PMC. The message that they are in charge comes from the command of the 1st Army Corps of the DPR Army, in particular, the call sign “Crimea”.

These military personnel of the PMC “Veterans”, I’m not afraid of this word, a rabble of former prisoners, drug addicts and looters, hiding behind the backs of our mobilized regiment, “carried out assault actions” without being present on the ground. After we occupied the lines, they came, filmed a video report, took weapons, armor plates from the dead, everything valuable, both from the Russian Army servicemen and from the enemies, and left…


https://t.me/wehearfromyanina/3497


(Continued)
…or into the “gray zone”, leaving us on the contact line.

[end of quoted document]

For those who have read this far, take a screenshot.
They may delete it before the smartphone and laptop are given to “Akela” or Grubnik. I will put them and external hard drives with backups of KCPN reporting materials next to me so that they don’t look for them. There are 5 disks, one of them without a case.

All documents will be there, in the waterproof wallet:

Passport

SNILS

Both military IDs, Russian (according to which I am not fit for military service due to a chronic CVD disease) and LPR (according to which I am serving, thanks to the petition of our late battalion commander A.G. Markov, written to the corps corps-2 in January 2019) .

A plastic card on which I received a salary (about 20 tr should remain on it, the rest of the cash should be there).

The wallet contains 80 kopecks in ten-kopeck coins, the story of which can be told by several people, as well as a very rare souvenir banknote.

In the event of my incapacity, for example, if I miss the shot or if just before the shooting someone breaks in and arrests me, my representative, a lawyer, will be a person who will present not only a second bill of the same kind, but also screenshots of my correspondence with him on this topic (so that he was my lawyer in case something happened) with a short background about the books.

The general power of attorney for the disposal of all my property, signed by me earlier, in November 2023, will be presented by my classmate, who will be contacted by a lawyer. A classmate will show us a photo together at school, a lawyer will show a bill identical in everything except the number to the one that will be in the wallet.

All the money received from the sale of my family's real estate, with the exception of money for the construction of a monument on the grave of my mother, O.G. Morozova, I ask you to send the 4th Motorized Rifle Brigade of the RF Armed Forces to equip it with freelance UAVs according to the plans previously drawn up by me together with Alexander Lyubimov. On the monument to my mother, I ask you to depict the “Energy”-“Buran” complex (make a flying “Buran”, probably) in the creation and launch of which she took part as one of the engineers at the Tushinsky Machine-Building Plant.


https://t.me/wehearfromyanina/3498


Some background posts, hidden because this is already a lot.
I don’t know if you understood what Murz wrote (https://t.me/wehearfromyanina/3464) - but he very clearly formulated what everyone here feels in their liver. The withdrawal of enemy troops from Avdeevka is the only right decision, taking into account the “jumps” of the Russian Federation on Avdeevka, built on the principle “so that everything is ready for the elections, otherwise they will scold you.” Such attacks are a consequence of the absence of eggs of testosterone deficiency in persons called upon to report to the top about the incorrectness of decisions made. Although, I am absolutely sure there are worthy confidants. But that's not what this conversation is about.
I’ll translate from Murzovoy to the generally accepted one, although everything is already clear to those here.

Avdeevka was given to us. Combat-ready enemy units retreated to defensive lines prepared in advance. The enemy was not destroyed, exsanguinated, or weakened. The equipment was not destroyed. The enemy was released without asking us, just without giving each retreater an iPhone, in the best traditions.
The degenerals reported that we were developing an offensive (in the area of ​​the second and third echelons of defense, which took 8 years to build, without ways to supply our own troops?). Like, the enemy is running, we throw a cradle in his back, and God forbid he stops, he will tear the poor unfortunates apart from our kindness...

Now the facts.
The Novogrodovka-Progress-Ocheretino defense line has been built by Ukrainian troops since the beginning of the battle for Donetsk in 2014. Retreating there does not in any way make the VFU troops vulnerable. They were vulnerable on the way there, but how much do we know about the burned columns of Ukrainians?.. Nothing. Why? Because until the last minutes of the battles there was no isolation of the battlefield. The enemy could move completely and freely to Avdeevka, Lastochkino, Tonenkoye.
Can we advance greatly and beat the fleeing non-brothers to Kyiv? No we can not. There are no roads. And there are no engineering services capable of solving this problem. Or rather, they exist somewhere – but it’s very far away. I haven't seen any.
The task of “go and gain a foothold” is solved on personal enthusiasm. Until recently, BC, food and water were delivered there by caravans of people dragging 20-50 kilograms on their own humps. Estimate the distance to Khimik yourself.

Well, now, knowing these facts, re-read what Murz wrote again. Not about losses - those who died cannot be brought back, but those who committed them are 146% likely to get promoted. Think about who is lying to you and who you can listen to. And then draw conclusions.

Where are the long-range mining systems? Where is long-range reconnaissance? Where are the prisoners, yat?.. Surprise, timeliness, consistency?
Oh yes, the 17th is just around the corner. A small victorious operation. In Donbass this is once again felt very clearly. There was an ominous spirit of agreement in the air.

https://t.me/wehearfromyanina/3483


Further back, this and the bolded above seem to be referencing a “Lone Survivor” mentioned a couple days ago who allegedly tried to file a complaint about his command and was refused and told they’re already being honored as heroes.

And yes, Julia, since you have closed comments, I will make this proposal here.

I, as a serviceman of the Russian Armed Forces, have the right to receive an official certificate stating where I serve and in what rank. To provide it to organizations that require confirmation of my service.

This data is not a military secret, except in certain cases provided for by law. I can’t post here, for example, my current DBK, which takes me beyond the checkpoint from the front line of “prohibition” and the “curfew” of our “Bakhmut Group” to real civilization, to Tatyana Nikolaevna Montyan’s borscht and the “Jim’s” coffee shop on the intersection of Shevchenko and Chelyuskintsev, where I buy Ethiopian coffee.

In order not to reveal anything in the BRK that the enemy could use in his own interests, I will have to blur it out in too many places, including the seals and signatures of the command staff. And everyone here will tell me “hahaha, you typed it yourself.”

Therefore, it is easier to obtain a certificate as a means of proving that I am not a camel.

So here's the proposal. You are not banned from my comments. Write the address where I can send you this certificate stating that I am not a camel, but a serviceman of the RF Armed Forces, indicating my place of service, position, and so on. And you will publish it yourself.

This will be the first step towards officially shooting me for fakes and alarmism. As a military serviceman, I cannot be imprisoned for spreading panic. During special operations, I SHOULD be shot for this. Preferably before the formation.

And I don’t mind at all, I repeat. But before I die, I want to see the criminal case against regiment 1487. Which was not among those who “distinguished themselves” for Avdeevka, although they were completely wiped out by it, I repeat, until the control company and the regiment’s command ran into the attack. Before I die, I want to read an explanation, at least someone’s OFFICIAL explanation, of who, how and why drove the St. Petersburg mobs to slaughter.

You posted my words that “soon the mobs will be driven into battle with shovel handles.” In the fighter’s appeal, which the military prosecutor’s office did NOT ACCEPT in January of this year, although it did not have such a right, it is written, among other things:

“From January 19, 2023, from the moment we arrived in the Northern Military District zone, to this day, our battalion has not had a single AGS or mortar to carry out effective offensive operations.”

In principle, half the road has been covered to reach the cuttings. How do you think? If the infantry does not even have the minimum that it was entitled to back in the Great Patriotic War - mortars. AGSs were not yet in service at that time. I won’t say that during the Second World War it was always, always provided for, this is the minimum, but I think that in a year under Stalin they would have been able to issue a battery of 82-mm mortars to the battalion. At least. Let's dream about 120 mm, but at least 82 mm.

Think about where I should send you this certificate stating that I am on active service in the 4th Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces. I'll give you a day. In a day, if I don’t see the address for sending in any of the posts on your channel, I will post here the full text of the fighter’s statement, which he submitted to the prosecutor’s office on January 19 and was NOT ACCEPTED by the prosecutor’s office. There will be personal and collegial indications of those who participated in the slaughter of the regiment. Not only that.

This fighter. a real front-line soldier, shell-shocked near Avdeevka, “not like Murz,” when he heard from a prosecutor’s office employee that he and his friends simply had to die quietly so that the scum driving them to meat would be declared heroes and strategists, he turned to me through a chain of mutual acquaintances , to the “fat privateer” for help and assistance in restoring justice. And it’s a matter of my conscience to help this fighter, proving that I could have gotten fat over the past years from sedentary work at the computer, but not lost the personal courage that I had 9 years ago, when I walked with my battalion at night to Debal, although I had a lot good reasons not to go there.

Ending.


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During the fighting, the occupiers were hiding in one of the garages in the cottage cooperative (Avdiivka, Donetsk region). Soldiers of the 2nd company of the 1st MB of the 3rd OShbr got close and planted worms.
You can see the result on video from a drone



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Earlier, the call sign Murz had a conflict regarding coverage of the situation at the front. After the media scandal, he said that the command called him. Today his comrades reported that he was dead.

https://t.me/dva_majors/35001


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Earlier, the call sign Murz had a conflict regarding coverage of the situation at the front. After the media scandal, he said that the command called him. Today his comrades reported that he was dead.

https://t.me/dva_majors/35001


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WOW.
“Suicide post.”  Yeah.
Earlier I said I hope they arrest him because he seems competent, but they went one better.
Only reason Girkin is still alive is that he was FSB.  And that may be a “for now.”
Anyone who thinks Russia can be reasoned with at this point is an absolute fool.
Well, Murz…you were as honest as a Russian was likely to be.
Link Posted: 2/21/2024 4:38:46 AM EDT
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Hundreds of Ukrainian Troops Feared Captured or Missing in Chaotic Retreat

The fall of Avdiivka to Russia may be more significant than it initially seemed as Ukraine struggles with morale and recruitment.

https://archive.ph/8KSft

Hundreds of Ukrainian troops may have been captured by advancing Russian units or disappeared during Ukraine’s chaotic retreat from the eastern city of Avdiivka, according to senior Western officials and soldiers fighting for Ukraine, a devastating loss that could deal a blow to already weakening morale.

The Russian capture of Avdiivka has emerged as a significant symbolic loss for Ukrainian troops, a sign of the battlefield impact of the failure of the U.S. Congress, so far, to approve more military assistance as dwindling supplies of artillery shells make it even harder to hold the line.

Estimates of how many Ukrainians were captured or missing vary, and a precise count may not be possible until Ukraine solidifies new defensive lines outside the city. But two soldiers with knowledge of Ukraine’s retreat estimated that 850 to 1,000 soldiers appear to have been captured or are unaccounted for. The Western officials said that range seemed accurate.

American officials say the loss of Avdiivka is not a significant strategic setback, arguing that Russian gains in eastern Ukraine will not necessarily lead to any collapse of Ukrainian lines and that Moscow is unlikely to be able to follow up with another major offensive.
But the capture of hundreds of soldiers could change that calculus. American officials have said in recent days that morale was already eroding among Ukrainian troops, in the wake of a failed counteroffensive last year and the removal of a top commander. Because of those problems, the officials said, Ukraine’s military has struggled with recruitment.
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That cunt is too scared to OK this.
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The true advantage that Russia has over all Western foes.
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Originally Posted By Lieh-tzu:

Pre-war population was about 31K. It wasn't even the size of a county.

Russian chatter has casualties around 16K.

And the tactics they used were insane. Were they drugging their infantry? Seriously, how did they get so many people to do that? Small groups advancing under fire, no armor, hiding in rubble until a large enough group survived to make a short-range wave attack to overwhelm defenders. The true exchange ratio must be horrifying. How does Russia keep getting troops doing this stuff?


The true advantage that Russia has over all Western foes.


As I said awhile ago.

Reliable supplies of shitty weapons, plus an unwavering commitment to victory even in the face of appalling casualties > the worlds finest weapons sitting in a warehouse because of softcocks and retards running the West are unwilling to use them.

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Military aircraft landing without landing gear down causes more serious damage than a paint touch up. Does this cause severe structural damage or easily replaced with new Stronk skid plate?

Sparks and flame video…



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From 2022:

Russian Su-25 Makes Emergency Landing After Landing Gear Fails -- Very Cool Footage


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That won't be flying anytime soon or ever again
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Military aircraft landing without landing gear down causes more serious damage than a paint touch up. Does this cause severe structural damage or easily replaced with new Stronk skid plate?

Sparks and flame video…






That won't be flying anytime soon or ever again


IIRC the plane was back in action a month later and shot down 2023.

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I’m not certain what’s going on here, but Mrs. Strelkov is very upset, quoted below.


I have no words. I'm horrified by this news. Andrei was a very bright person, Igor and I knew each other. At the cost of his life, he proved that honor and truth are dearer to him.

What killed him should be known to as many people as possible.


https://t.me/strelkovii/6723



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Andrey Morozov = "Murz", and this is a suicide note.


I won’t tell you all the events of the past day, February 20th. The investigation will establish, hehe. I'll be brief, about ten pages. If it is posted crookedly, the text is in a docx file on the desktop of the laptop, the file is called “ad mirabile futurum”.

Having finished scaring me, pressuring me, convincing me, making sure that in front of them is a person who is not afraid of anything or portrays it very convincingly, many people in my life gave me their last argument - “You won’t change this!”

Today I talked to a man who, knowing me a little, started right away with this. “You won't change this. The elections will be held, and the changes will begin.” I didn’t tell him the meme “Putin and expensive gasoline - 20 years of solving the problem,” let him, I think, look for himself. Look at this meme, Comrade Colonel.

Today, Comrade Colonel, on your order, I was forced to delete the post from my telegram channel “They write to us from Ioannina.” And your command forced you to give this order, relying on good old army collective responsibility. If it doesn’t remove it, we won’t provide supplies. Shells. Copters. New tanks and infantry fighting vehicles. And he, your command, was forced to do this by political prostitutes led by Vladimir Solovyov, who are pissing themselves to come and pull the trigger. Well, I'll do it myself. I will shoot myself if no one dares to take on this trifling matter. And they will give you tanks and copters.

It turned out that I cannot serve under your command, under the command of a man who took over a decapitated brigade in a critical situation in a critical area and “removed” the situation, I cannot serve under you and, at the same time, tell the truth. Demand that the military prosecutor's office in St. Petersburg listen to the shell-shocked soldier near Avdeevka. And, perhaps, other similar soldiers who saw everything and know everything, but cannot tell because they are intimidated.

If I “can’t change anything,” then you will have to win the war yourself with what you have. IF.

From February 21, 2024, you can safely tell everyone who calls you that I do not serve you, and there are no problems with me.

Don’t torment yourself, Comrade Colonel, I am a soldier like all your other soldiers. I died in battle. Igor “Bereg,” a few days before the fateful trip a year ago, told me at our location in Kirovsk, drinking a craft Calvados that I kept in my storeroom, “You know, Murz, I figured out how to explain to myself what the fuck I’m doing here.” ! I am an ordinary Lebanese political strategist. I just have a very strange project!” So, Comrade Colonel, I am a soldier like everyone else, I just have a very strange battle, which I have been waging since June 20, 2005.

My enemies do not come to fight me in hand-to-hand combat, they attack me with the hands of others. Approximately the same way they tried to do it, for example, on May 11, 2007, when the current “conscience of the nation” and “fighter against fakes” Armen Sumbatovich Gasparyan spread a fake about me, which provoked his friends, fans of von Pannwitz from among the far-right youth, for my liquidation. The fact that these are now your hands, Comrade Colonel, is just a special case. The daimyo, who, by the will of the shogun, ordered the samurai to deprive himself of honor and refuse truthful words, should not feel remorse about this - he is simply a conductor of the higher will. Seppuku is optional in this case.

Just never again tell your soldiers before battle, “You won’t change anything!” tell them what John Connor asked Kyle Reese to tell his mother - “There is no destiny except the one we create for ourselves.” That being said, let's personally say thank you to Jim Cameron for this wonderful film, right here in Hollywood. If I manage to “change something”, give me an example to the soldiers.

In the samurai code “Bushido”, which was written down on paper at the moment when the samurai began to forget it, it is written, among other things:

Often revenge consists of simply breaking into the enemy's house and dying.


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I don't need to rush into anything. Russia is my home, captured by enemies. Helpful ass lickers of the bosses. Generals who are ready to “sacrifice” thousands of soldiers just to “distinguish themselves.” Journalists who build their careers on lies from the screen.

I'm not tired of fighting this.

I always found new strength to fight. The doctors at the autopsy will probably be curious to know how I stayed on my feet all these years with such guts. Somehow he held on. I would find more strength, and more, but I don’t see the point in fighting further with the means that are available to me alive. They are exhausted, they have lost their effectiveness, and I take out the last resort.

Dear friends, all those who have helped us all these years, all those who are waging this war with all their might, to the fullest, without truces and complacency, realizing that this war is a matter of life and death for the nation, started to protect our people from genocide!

Friends! Don't be sad about my death. Let me spare you the pompous speeches at the funeral, I’ll say everything myself. Just bury me in the cemetery in Kirovsk (LPR), next to the soldiers of the “Ghost” battalion who died from the moment the Minsk agreements were signed until the start of the Northern Military District. Through their deeds and at the cost of their lives, they made possible the day when the desire to preserve and increase personal income nevertheless pushed our cowardly elite to give the order to our army to openly take up arms in defense of the Russian people in the Donbass. The adventure of the swindlers, who take the word “Russian” out of their pockets only when it suits them, naturally failed - the war began. Your job is to end this war with complete military Victory over everyone who takes up arms against Russia, who has risen to defend the Russians. Where this will be, in Kyiv or in Paris, from which the French leadership recently approved terror against our peaceful people in Belgorod, is a technical question. The more weapons these bastards give to the Ukrainian Nazis, the less they themselves will have.

I bequeath it specifically to Commissioner Pashka! DO YOU HEAR? I bequeath you to live until Victory and sew uniforms for your guys from the best Parisian tailors, just like your favorite poet did! Just take a non-Capuchin monastery, your color is different.

Just bury me next to ours and say, “He’s here among friends.” The first to die while I was serving in Prizrak was Sergei Mikhailovich Sereda, a driver from the support platoon. He was killed on January 29, 2019 by a Ukrainian ATGM at the Olimp KNP. Focus on his grave.

I bequeath the rest of the soldiers of this war to never quarrel again about when to celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day - February 22 or 23. Just drink for two days. Everyone who survives until Victory will have the right to this double day off on the 24th for the rest of their lives. And then it will become a tradition.

Do not need anything else. Go back to your business and kill Ukrainian Nazis as efficiently as possible, with minimal losses.

Glory to Russia, guys!

Andrey Morozov,
guard sergeant of the control company of the 4th Motorized Rifle Brigade of the RF Armed Forces (formerly - NM LPR)
02/21/2024

PS

Don't be sad too much or too often. Dilute “Captain Alatriste”, “The Boat” and “When the Fanfare is Silent” with “Rick and Morty” and “Special Agent Archer”, as I did.

If you can, get Kozitsyn, I myself can’t for obvious reasons. When such people die in old age from natural causes, it undermines the people's faith in the Supreme Justice. I am an unchurched person, but our people as a whole, especially in years of great trials, still need such support as Faith. Please, someone see to it that this scoundrel is hanged to his natural death.

As it is written in the Bushido code:

Recalling the story of the night attack of Mr. Asano's ronin, it should be said that they made a mistake by not committing seppuku in Shongakui, because they defeated the enemy too long after the death of their master. It would be regrettable if Mr. Kira died of illness during that time.


P.P.S.


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And, of course, since Yudiya Vityazeva did not post the address where I could send a certificate about where I serve and by whom, I, as promised, am posting the statement to the military prosecutor’s office that was not accepted from the soldier of regiment 1487.

Vladislav Ugolny promised to comment on it in detail. I ask him to elaborate on point 4 in as much detail as possible. If possible, Vladislav. Fine? This is about how the command of the hands of mercenaries turned the “mobs” into “penalties”. It seems that you have still analyzed my “forecasts”? Remember them when and if you find yourself in the next stream of mobilized people, who will actually be driven to slaughter not even with machine guns without heavy weapons, but with shovel handles.

I wrote a year ago that we have run out of generals who learned to fight from Yuri Ozerov’s films, only generals left who learned to fight from Nikita Mikhalkov’s films. I wasn't joking. It’s just that people like Comrade Colonel and his soldiers changed a lot in my forecasts. With my help, with the help of the KCPN and the entire civil society of the country, it was they who “spinned the Earth back,” pushing off with their foot” from Uralkavkaz (Google where it is).

[beginning of quoted document]


To the Chief Military Prosecutor of the Russian Federation V.G. Petrov

Appeal


I, [the applicant’s full name can be viewed in an electronic copy of the document sent by a fighter to the Main Military Prosecutor’s Office via the website on February 6, 2024, incoming number - 405086], undergoing mobilization service in regiment 1487, field post unit 95411 in the 2nd battalion of the 6th company of the 1st platoon in the city Donetsk, under the command of the 1st Army Corps of the DPR Army, I ask you to conduct an inspection for the following reasons:

1. Providing weapons and transport

From January 19, 2023, from the moment we arrived in the Northern Military District zone to the present day, our battalion does not have a single AGS or mortar to carry out effective offensive operations.
There is also a complete lack of transport for offensive operations or evacuation and transportation of people.


2. Rotation

At the moment, less than 30% of the personnel in the regiment remain, and to this day there has been no rotation or replenishment of the regiment’s personnel.
Most are wounded, killed or missing.

3. Medical assistance

Using my own example, I have a shell shock, I turned to the chief medical officer of the regiment about my injury, to which this serviceman said that the shell shock is not considered a wound and did not put me on the list of wounded after completing the combat mission.

So I went to the hospital on my own, and I was prescribed medications, which I purchased at my own expense and were administered to me by a battalion medic.

When the time came, after treatment in the dugout, to receive a certificate of injury 100, the chief medical officer of the regiment refused, to which I turned to the local doctors, and they gave it to me.

At the moment, I received a payment from the President of the Russian Federation and from the city of St. Petersburg, but I handled