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    Post  andalusia Fri May 06, 2022 4:48 pm

    Have you guys heard about US officials admitting US intelligence involvement in sinking of Slava Class cruiser?

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/u-intel-helped-ukraine-sink-213149015.html
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    Post  mr_hd Fri May 06, 2022 5:48 pm

    It seems Ad. Grigorovich class frigate is on fire near Snake island - rescue mission ongoing... it is not confirmed news 100%.
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    Post  owais.usmani Fri May 06, 2022 6:36 pm

    mr_hd wrote:It seems Ad. Grigorovich class frigate is on fire near Snake island - rescue mission ongoing... it is not confirmed news 100%.







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    Post  Eugenio Argentina Fri May 06, 2022 6:46 pm

    Ukrainians spend inventing.
    At this point, they are hardly believable.
    The same as the accounts that spread their lies.


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    Post  Dr.Snufflebug Fri May 06, 2022 6:48 pm

    UA launched several waves of drones and manned aircraft on Zmeyniy over the past 24 hours. After sustaining many losses (several TB-2s, and two Su-24s) they eventually managed to overwhelm the Tor battery there, destroying it.

    Seems like more such waves are going on now, with freshlu delivered TB-2s just streaming in.

    Meanwhile, the Ukrainian airborne brigades report that the 79th brigade is nearly annihilated, with its remains now publicly complaining to the military leadership. The other 6 brigades have lost some 70%.

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    Post  SeigSoloyvov Fri May 06, 2022 6:58 pm

    Assuming the frigate story is true, wtf was it even doing in that area so close to the coast line.....

    That Captian had to be trying to get sunk at that point

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    Post  Isos Fri May 06, 2022 7:12 pm

    SeigSoloyvov wrote:Assuming the frigate story is true, wtf was it even doing in that area so close to the coast line.....

    That Captian had to be trying to get sunk at that point

    They need a ship to monitor NATO there. But they should use more A-50U. I agree it's pretty dumb to operate ships there.not safe at all.

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    Post  Hole Fri May 06, 2022 7:14 pm

    Big_Gazza wrote:
    crod wrote:So the NYT and other media outlets have reported that the US military confirmed its role in providing real time intelligence that resulted in the death of several russian generals (reports that are causing unease in europe).

    my question is this: how many if any russian generals have been killed thus far? and if there are deaths among the general ranks, is it normal for such ranking men to be so close to the battlefield to direct?

    What, you think that the battlefield command centers won't have low-to-mid level command staff present ??? Suspect

    Losses are inevitable given that Russian senior officers are expected to operate from the front rather than secure bunkers deep in friendly territory (or sipping lattes in the national capitol).  Such losses change nothing...

    For every General killed there is a Colonel waiting to get his position.

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Fri May 06, 2022 7:28 pm

    https://t.me/swodki/88953

    Carpet bombing azovstal

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    Post  Arrow Fri May 06, 2022 8:32 pm

    https://vk.com/video-123538639_456282144

    The BM-30 destroys the S-300 launcher.

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    Post  caveat emptor Fri May 06, 2022 8:44 pm

    Arkanghelsk wrote:Russian special military operation in Ukraine #15 - Page 4 Img_2085


    American intelligence identifies 7 strategic directions for the placement of Russians:

    ▪Kharkiv
    The approximate length of the front is 100 km . Number of BTG – 5
    Km per BTG – 20 km

    ▪ Izyum

    The length of the front is 60 km
    Number of BTG –22
    Km per BTG – 2.7 km

    ▪Severodonetsk

    The approximate length of the front is 100 km . Number of BTG – 19
    Km per BTG – 5.3 km

    ▪popasna The length of the front is 20 km
    Number of BTG – 7
    Km per BTG – 2.9 km

    ▪Donetsk
    The approximate length of the front is 140 km . Number of BTG – 20
    Km per BTG – 7 km

    ▪Zaporozhye
    The length of the front is 130 km
    Number of BTG – 13
    Km per BTG – 10 km

    ▪Kherson The approximate length of the front is 160 km .
    Number of BTG – 7
    Km per BTG – 22.8 km

    According to the norms of the Russian ground forces (for 1982), the BTG offensive is conducted at the front 1-2 km, and the defense is up to 5 km. Interestingly, in the US army, the figures are different: 2-4 km on the offensive and 5-8 km on the defensive. Only on 2-3 directions the Russian troops still have the potential to go on the offensive, and immediately on 3 they have a very stretched defense.


    There is no need for mobilization, just greater commitment of forces
    If these numbers are correct, than decision for deployment around Kharkov is a dumb one. Why endanger your flanks and supply lines like that? More people are needed and better sooner than later


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    Post  Arkanghelsk Fri May 06, 2022 8:54 pm

    caveat emptor wrote:
    Arkanghelsk wrote:Russian special military operation in Ukraine #15 - Page 4 Img_2085


    American intelligence identifies 7 strategic directions for the placement of Russians:

    ▪Kharkiv
    The approximate length of the front is 100 km . Number of BTG – 5
    Km per BTG – 20 km

    ▪ Izyum

    The length of the front is 60 km
    Number of BTG –22
    Km per BTG – 2.7 km

    ▪Severodonetsk

    The approximate length of the front is 100 km . Number of BTG – 19
    Km per BTG – 5.3 km

    ▪popasna The length of the front is 20 km
    Number of BTG – 7
    Km per BTG – 2.9 km

    ▪Donetsk
    The approximate length of the front is 140 km . Number of BTG – 20
    Km per BTG – 7 km

    ▪Zaporozhye
    The length of the front is 130 km
    Number of BTG – 13
    Km per BTG – 10 km

    ▪Kherson The approximate length of the front is 160 km .
    Number of BTG – 7
    Km per BTG – 22.8 km

    According to the norms of the Russian ground forces (for 1982), the BTG offensive is conducted at the front 1-2 km, and the defense is up to 5 km. Interestingly, in the US army, the figures are different: 2-4 km on the offensive and 5-8 km on the defensive. Only on 2-3 directions the Russian troops still have the potential to go on the offensive, and immediately on 3 they have a very stretched defense.


    There is no need for mobilization, just greater commitment of forces
    If these numbers are correct, than decision for deployment around Kharkov is a dumb one. Why endanger your flanks and supply lines like that? More people are needed amd better sooner than later

    The rest of the 20th CAA is at Belgorod on its left flank, and on the right at Izyum 22 BTG
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    Post  diabetus Fri May 06, 2022 9:16 pm

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    Definitely looks like artillery was the culprit
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    Post  caveat emptor Fri May 06, 2022 9:30 pm

    Arkanghelsk wrote:
    The rest of the 20th CAA is at Belgorod on its left flank, and on the right at Izyum 22 BTG
    Man i really hope so. It seem to me that politicians are thinking more about optics of bringing more troops in, than finishing the war sooner.
    Some targets that were supposed to be hit in March are being hit only now. Someone still doesn't want to accept reality on the ground. Delusions are a dangerous thing.
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    Post  mr_hd Fri May 06, 2022 9:49 pm

    Russia has pretty free hands but till summer only, after that Ukraine should be able to go heads on in some of the parts of the front line and do heavy counter offensive strikes. And after that their fire power will continue slowly to rise rest of the year.

    I still think that this action is one of the biggest geostrategic disasters for Russia and its status and ambition to be great power.

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Fri May 06, 2022 9:57 pm

    caveat emptor wrote:
    Arkanghelsk wrote:
    The rest of the 20th CAA is at Belgorod on its left flank, and on the right at Izyum 22 BTG
    Man i really hope so. It seem to me that politicians are thinking more about optics of bringing more troops in, than finishing the war sooner.
    Some targets that were supposed to be hit in March are being hit only now. Someone still doesn't want to accept reality on the ground. Delusions are a dangerous thing.

    The only problem of the politicians is satisfying the blood lust of the people

    We want hohols gone

    As said before, Time is with Russia

    The economic side of things look bad for the west

    Lula , Amlo, modi, jinping, are all in russian camp

    Kirchner, Castillo, ramaphosa, bin Salman, and all those are forced to stay neutral

    And this is the point

    The economic warfare is the real deal

    Nebenzya said ww3 is being fought economically

    And that's the point, the fighting in Ukraine is the tactical side of a much bigger war

    Where the strategic aspect is economy

    Putin is focused on economy, his Ukaz are coming out and the commission that's working with niabiullina has done great with the ruble and inflation management

    Our chip production is excellent for missile production , and kalibr and iskander will fly daily

    Russia will win, only if it manages the economic war

    Right now it's clear the US is facing the chopping block this election

    JD Vance and the other MAGA first did excellent in primaries, the Republicans are cleansing the ranks

    They move for the big confrontation in 2024 , taking a lead with congress this summer vote

    Supreme Court reveals abortion, so you see the states are federalizing

    This is the real war

    The MOD will keep the battle going

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    Post  PhSt Fri May 06, 2022 10:14 pm

    mr_hd wrote:Russia has pretty free hands but till summer only, after that Ukraine should be able to go heads on in some of the parts of the front line and do heavy counter offensive strikes. And after that their fire power will continue slowly to rise rest of the year.

    I still think that this action is one of the biggest geostrategic disasters for Russia and its status and ambition to be great power.

    Are you for real? Care to explain how Pukraine will magically grow stronger after this fake country is gradually obliterated? Laughing

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