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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  George1 on Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:14 am

    DPR to establish paramilitary security service for guarding railroad hubs

    This includes guarding bridges and countering Ukrainian sabotage attempts, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic transport minister says

    MOSCOW, September 11. /TASS/. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) plans to establish a paramilitary security service tasked with guarding railroad hubs, DPR transport minister Semyon Kuzmenko told Donetsk News Agency on Friday.

    "We are coordinating the issue of setting up a paramilitary security service that will protect our infrastructure. We are currently working on it together with the defense ministry," Kuzmenko said. "They will guard our strategic hubs — Debaltsevo, Yasinovataya, Ilovaisk. This includes guarding bridges and countering Ukrainian sabotage attempts," he added.

    The paramilitary security service will start operating after DPR head Alexander Zakharchenko signs a decree on establishing the service.


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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  franco on Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:20 pm

    Ceremony at the Donetsk Military Academy;
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq5GWwGFLH8
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    Post  franco on Sun Sep 13, 2015 2:53 pm

    The evolution of the Donetsk Peoples Militia;
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AYT-DHToyI
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  George1 on Tue Sep 15, 2015 1:09 am

    T-72B Gorlovka

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/1472811.html


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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  franco on Sat Sep 26, 2015 1:05 am

    An article on the integration of the Republican Guard into the NAF;
    http://slavyangrad.org/2015/09/25/on-the-reorganisation-of-the-army-of-the-dpr/
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    New outfit/uniform Voivode

    Post  Militarov on Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:56 pm

    "Экипировка «Воевода». Экипировка должна в ближайшее время встать на вооружение ВСН"

    New outfit/uniform Voivode (i suppose thats how would look real translation into english), soon coming to service in ВСН.





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    Novo-Ratnik...coming to a store near you!!!

    Post  magnumcromagnon on Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:11 am

    Novo-Ratnik...coming to a store near you!!! Very Happy
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  franco on Sun Oct 25, 2015 12:13 am

    The birth of the Donetsk Army

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVoC6vAkIhQ
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  Ispan on Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:42 pm

    Somebody that reads my blog found this resource, is a translation into English of many articles being critical with the conduct of the war and the state of the NAF

    http://kazzuraengsubs.tumblr.com/

    Some of it was known. It makes for deppressing reading. Seems the Debaltsevo cauldron was a badly botched up operation.

    I do not doubt all these is true.Buf it the Novorussian armed forces are so bad and incompetente then how come the Novorussians could stand to the Ukranians and execute several encirclements in the summer of 2014, before that last one at Ilovaysk. And do not tell me it was actually the "north wind", because there is no evidence at all of Russian forces crossing into Ukraine, certainly not in the numbers neccessary for having a decisive impacts. So far as I can ascertain, some Russian tanks did enter Ukraine to escort the humanitarian aid convoys and perhaps there was an engagement between them and Ukranian tanks.

    Artillery fire across the border is another possibility but it seems to me the Novorussians were perfectly capable of bombarding the Zelenopolye camp (sp?) and closing the Southern Cauldron by themselves.


    When you have contradicting views, it is entirely possible both are true. There might be a few selected shock batallions almost on par with a regular army capable of offensive operations, and a vast number of poorly trained and equipped militia units only fit for defense.

    It is possible that there was a dilution of the combat power of NAF during the first truce due to attrition and expansion, and the gap of skill, experience and morale was reduced as the Ukranians become battle experienced, wich led to high casualties and small successes during the February Debaltsevo battle.

    And yet every report I get confirms the Ukranians have suffered huge losses and their army is getting even worse and is mostly cannon fodder.

    I know that raising an army is difficult, but it really doesn't speak well of Russian advisors and instructors if half the things in those reports are true.

    It also does not make sense with what we have seen. If Novorussian militia is in such a sorry state, why the Ukrops have been unable to take a single town so far?
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  franco on Sun Nov 01, 2015 4:49 pm

    The 2nd Brigade of the NAF awarded "Guards" honor.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVrNy5vTccE
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  Militarov on Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:13 pm



    Not sure about origin of the photo but i assume its from Novorossia Very Happy
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  Walther von Oldenburg on Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:41 pm

    What's the current state of NAF? Have new units been formed since the effective cessation of hostilities in June? Are supplies still flowing from Russia? Tanks...?
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  flamming_python on Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:37 pm

    Militarov wrote:

    Not sure about origin of the photo but i assume its from Novorossia Very Happy

    This

    This can only originate from an ex-Soviet country by definition
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  franco on Mon Dec 07, 2015 11:27 pm

    Video on the 9th NAF Regiment. The force facing Mariupol and the Azov unit.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tX8ypqg76_I
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  franco on Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:15 pm

    Article on NAF heavy artillery brigade and ORBAT;

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/1752427.html
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    Post  franco on Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:18 pm

    9th Motor rifle regiment becomes the 9th Naval Infantry motor rifle regiment;

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/1752957.html
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  George1 on Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:50 am

    T-64B



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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:58 am

    George1 wrote: T-64B


    Looks like a Bulat?

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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:10 am

    Militarov wrote:

    Not sure about origin of the photo but i assume its from Novorossia Very Happy

    Polish Pantera (Wz 93) camo, blue stripes, Mechanix "operator" gloves. Could be Ukrainian.
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:19 am

    BTW I just found an alternate source for the picture thread of MP.net regarding Ukraine and NVR.

    http://www.hollilla.com/reader.php?action=thread&thread=2982527&offset=3090

    In Finnish board.

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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:45 am

    KoTeMoRe wrote:BTW I just found an alternate source for the picture thread of MP.net regarding Ukraine and NVR.

    http://www.hollilla.com/reader.php?action=thread&thread=2982527&offset=3090

    In Finnish board.


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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:48 am

    Check the thread from late July to 20 August...

    MP.net Pidorg brigade goes from Zrada to Peremoga and its funny.

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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:55 am

    KoTeMoRe wrote:Check the thread from late July to 20 August...

    MP.net Pidorg brigade goes from Zrada to Peremoga and its funny.

    Looking at the pictures one realises the stark difference between Euros and MEastern'ers when at war. The level of sophistication, troop quality and destruction (on given time frame) is ages ahead. No wonder the whole Ukraine situation gave the two 40% Russian-inhabited Baltic states (Latvia, Estonia) the chills.
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:00 am

    KiloGolf wrote:
    KoTeMoRe wrote:Check the thread from late July to 20 August...

    MP.net Pidorg brigade goes from Zrada to Peremoga and its funny.

    Looking at the pictures one realises the stark difference between Euros and MEastern'ers when at war. The level of sophistication, troop quality and destruction (on given time frame) is ages ahead. No wonder the whole Ukraine situation gave the two 40% Russian-inhabited Baltic states (Latvia, Estonia) the chills.

    It's actually very simple. War for Euros is Sirious bizniss. For Middle Easterners it's just another day in Paradise. And then there's the @KhatSquad. Cue what we're gonna do with you meme.
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    Re: United Armed Forces of Novorossiya (NAF)

    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:37 am

    flamming_python wrote:
    Militarov wrote:

    Not sure about origin of the photo but i assume its from Novorossia Very Happy

    This

    This can only originate from an ex-Soviet country by definition

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