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    Post  PapaDragon Sun May 22, 2022 6:00 am

    GunshipDemocracy wrote:...
    Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova said that almost 4,000 Ukrainian men are in "filtration camps" organized by Russia.
    They are all raped daily. And Kalyna and Volyn - twice a day.

    We can only hope...

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    Post  GunshipDemocracy Sun May 22, 2022 6:01 am

    PapaDragon wrote:
    GunshipDemocracy wrote:...
    Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova said that almost 4,000 Ukrainian men are in "filtration camps" organized by Russia.
    They are all raped daily. And Kalyna and Volyn - twice a day.

    We can only hope...


    so do they Very Happy

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    Post  Regular Sun May 22, 2022 6:25 am

    Arkanghelsk wrote:They have caught the devil who executed and tortured POW

    This guy is fucked, in the literal sense of the word

    It would have been better to suicide , honestly


    https://t.me/swodki/100588?single


    This man will probably kill himself in the FSB prisons


    Maybe they offer a rope his first night

    No nazi tattoos, but antichrist and sadistic crap, wtf I thought nazis were crazy. He literally just wants to kill and wouldn't mind who. Except himself that is.

    I personally think he should be trialed by DNR, not kept in FSB dungeons. He most likely killed civilians too.

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    Post  Podlodka77 Sun May 22, 2022 7:17 am

    RIA Novosti; 22.05.2022 (обновлено: 07:23 22.05.2022)

    Ukraine will not remain within its current borders, said the permanent representative of the Crimea

    Permanent representative of Crimea under President Muradov: Ukraine will not remain within its current borders


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    SIMFEROPOL, May 22 - RIA Novosti. Ukraine will no longer remain within its current borders, Georgy Muradov, permanent representative of the Crimea to the President of Russia, Deputy Prime Minister of the Crimean government, told RIA Novosti.

    "Ukraine in the form in which it was, I think, will no longer remain. This is already the former Ukraine," Muradov said.

    According to him, Ukraine, in the format it was before, could probably exist as a federal state with full respect for the rights of national communities, in particular linguistic, cultural, educational and religious ones.

    "This was especially true of the rights of the state-forming Russian people, whose linguistic rights are enshrined in the tenth article of the Ukrainian constitution. However, these principles were grossly violated, and the Ukrainian state became unviable," the permanent representative emphasized.

    According to him, not a single country that respects itself and its people would tolerate flagrant violation of the primordial rights of its compatriots in neighboring states.
    “And even more so if these attempts result in outright extermination of people, as happened in recent years with regard to Russians and Russian-speakers in Ukraine, where they lived for centuries in their native land,” Muradov said.

    https://ria.ru/20220522/granitsy-1789979993.html





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    Post  flamming_python Sun May 22, 2022 9:43 am

    mnrck wrote:It seems that losing several pilots per day is a norm for Ukrainian Air Force.

    I did say that we'd see Ukrainian kamikazes in this conflict

    And here we go

    Doesn't matter that it's your first and last mission. So long as you have a 1 in 4 chance of making it to the target zone and at least dropping some bombs on the russkies

    Wonder how long now before we see Ukrainian VBIEDs?  unshaven

    And on the domestic front, the Cannes Film Festival was gatecrashed by an attention whore who protests non-existing sexual violence in the war. Unless she's referring to the DNR allegations of the rape of a local woman by Ukrainian soldiers, although even that is as yet unverified
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    Post  ALAMO Sun May 22, 2022 9:52 am

    It is really sad that almost all of those naked activists are so ugly ... Sad cry


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    Post  Big_Gazza Sun May 22, 2022 10:04 am

    Tsavo Lion wrote:IMO it's not useless to know what the other side thinks; just if some here don't want to read it, doesn't mean all others have the same attitude as u, trusting the friendly news & propaganda only.

    Normally I would agree with you, but with the products of Western corporate MSM and ThinkTankland I've long since learned to discount anything they say. Don't get me wrong - its not necessarily because the sources you quote are American, but they are pro-establishment, and in these times where the lines are being drawn and the elite stakeholders in the US-based globalist regime are pulling out all stops in an attempt to break Russia and advance their hegemonistic dreams, its simply disadvantageous to open your mind to these purveyors of lies and fabrications. The truth doesn't work for them, and they will say and print whatever they think will help to achieve their ends.

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    Post  Regular Sun May 22, 2022 10:05 am

    flamming_python wrote:
    mnrck wrote:It seems that losing several pilots per day is a norm for Ukrainian Air Force.


    Wonder how long now before we see Ukrainian VBIEDs?  unshaven


    After we start seeing them to using molotovs they made in February. Wondering how much they contributted in fuel shortages.

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    Post  Hinex1988 Sun May 22, 2022 10:59 am

    ⚡Briefing by Russian Defence Ministry

    ▫The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine.

    💥During the day, high-precision air-based missiles have hit 3 command posts, 13 areas of Ukrainian manpower and military equipment concentration, as well as 4 ammunition depots near Soledar, Sol' in Donetsk People's Republic and Nyrkovo in Lugansk People's Republic.

    ✈💥Operational-tactical and army aviation have hit 3 command posts, 26 areas of AFU manpower and military equipment concentration, as well as 1 ammunition depot near Krasnyi Liman.

    ▫The attacks have resulted in the elimination of more than 210 nationalists and up to 38 armoured and motor vehicles.

    💥Russian air defence means have shot down 11 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles near Kurakhovo, Guselskoe of Donetsk People's Republic, Popasnaya of Lugansk People's Republic, Chernobaevka in Kherson region, Russkaya Lozovaya, Kozachya Lopan, Nizshee, Malaya Kamyshevaha and Petrovskoe in Kharkov region during the day.

    ▫In addition, 2 Ukrainian Smerch multiple-launch rockets have been intercepted near Kamenka and Bukino, Kharkov Region.

    💥Missile troops and artillery have hit 583 areas of enemy's manpower and military equipment concentration, 41 command posts, 76 artillery and mortar units at firing positions, including 3 batteries of Grad MLRS, as well as the Ukrainian Bukovel electronic warfare station near Annovka, Nikolaev Region.

    📊In total, 174 Ukrainian aircraft and 125 helicopters, 977 unmanned aerial vehicles, 317 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,198 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 408 multiple launch rocket systems, 1,622 field artillery and mortars, as well as 3,077 units of special military vehicles were destroyed during the operation.

    #MoD #Russia #Ukraine #Briefing
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    Post  Sujoy Sun May 22, 2022 11:25 am

    After suffering back to back defeats in Afghanistan and Ukraine. After having failed to kill as many people as they wanted to by spreading coronavirus the West (led by U.K) is now spreading a more dangerous bio weapon - monkey pox

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-61532083

    Of course the West wants to target Russia with this bio weapon. Russia should seal its borders immediately else the West will use citizens of Asian and African countries to spread this disease in Russia.

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    Post  Eugenio Argentina Sun May 22, 2022 12:02 pm

    Tsavo Lion wrote:

    The Su-57s may be testing/using X-58 &/ X-74M2 (mod of Kinzhal) against targets in Ukraine: https://youtu.be/_WSwCXCorrA

    Until now, I did not find any reliable sources about the use of this aircraft in Ukraine.
    Only the report that appears mentioning the Russian agency TASS.
    I looked on your page, but I couldn't find the news.
    With respect to the "analysts" of the networks, I have a lot of mistrust, especially those of YouTube.
    Therefore, this news only remains a rumor with very little foundation.

    Cool

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    Post  Hole Sun May 22, 2022 12:14 pm

    Big_Gazza wrote:
    Dr.Snufflebug wrote:Zelensky wants to immediately resume negotiations.

    Putin and at least 119 million Russians (81% of the population) want Zelenskys Nazi regime to be utterly expunged, ground into the dirt, its military destroyed, and every last one of his Nazi scumbags dragged in front of a Russian military courtroom in chains...

    Lets all have a guess as to who will get what they want... Twisted Evil

    First he should negotiate with his masters in Washington.
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    Post  Hole Sun May 22, 2022 12:17 pm

    Big_Gazza wrote:
    Tsavo Lion wrote:https://theaviationgeekclub.com/former-us-navy-operations-specialist-explains-why-russian-air-force-pilots-have-the-capability-to-defeat-ukrainian-air-defenses-but-theyre-not-good-at-it/

    Who gives a fck what some "former-us-navy-operations-specialist" has to say about the very people he has been trained to hate and denigrate, and has made a career out of such?  Suspect

    Don't know why you waste time posting this shit.  You know that no-one is going to read enemy propaganda....  Razz

    Air defence is already destroyed. Only single systems left which can only try to ambush a plane in their vicinity. But even this is suicidal.

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    Post  Hole Sun May 22, 2022 12:19 pm

    GunshipDemocracy wrote:
    PapaDragon wrote:
    GunshipDemocracy wrote:...
    Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova said that almost 4,000 Ukrainian men are in "filtration camps" organized by Russia.
    They are all raped daily. And Kalyna and Volyn - twice a day.

    We can only hope...


    so do they Very Happy

    What human being would touch them?
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    Post  LMFS Sun May 22, 2022 12:26 pm

    Eugenio Argentina wrote:Until now, I did not find any reliable sources about the use of this aircraft in Ukraine.
    Only the report that appears mentioning the Russian agency TASS.
    I looked on your page, but I couldn't find the news.
    With respect to the "analysts" of the networks, I have a lot of mistrust, especially those of YouTube.
    Therefore, this news only remains a rumor with very little foundation. Cool

    "Sources" in TASS are government sanctioned disclosure by other name. It does make a lot of sense to use the conflict as a way to test weapons and I think it is pretty safe to assume the Su-57 is not an exception, specially now that the operational concepts and tactics are being laid to integrate it the VKS. About Youtube videos, they are pure clickbait. The only news available is what appeared in TASS and no smartass in the internet is going to disclose anything of worth beyond that.

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    Post  GunshipDemocracy Sun May 22, 2022 12:37 pm

    ALAMO wrote:It is really sad that almost all of those naked activists are so ugly ... Sad cry

    and who is raping  USA? :d


    (on her ugly bod was written: "stop raping US" ) Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil


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    Post  Kiko Sun May 22, 2022 12:45 pm

    There well might have been high-rank NATO officers trapped after all. They might have come out disguised as ordinary Ukr POWs. A fine-combed op is essential.

    DPR authorities reported surrendered foreigners from Azovstal, 21.05.2022.

    According to preliminary information, among the militants who were blocked at the Azovstal plant in Mariupol and surrendered, there are foreign citizens, said the head of the DPR, Denis Pushilin.

    Answering a question about the presence of foreigners among those who surrendered, Pushilin said on the air of Solovyov Live : “According to preliminary information, yes, there were, and yes, there are. But in order not to be unfounded, after the work of specialists there will already be information, of course, publicly.

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    Post  GarryB Sun May 22, 2022 12:46 pm

    Cheaper terminally guided artillery shells, cheap precision guided kits for shells of different caliber, new electronic fuzes that can themselves provide some guidance are all being progressively developed and deployed worldwide. Whoever can make them in bulk will have an advantage.

    Russia too is working in these areas. Russian forum members, GarryB will have more insights.

    The Soviets developed laser guided artillery shells for essentially every calibre they had in tube artillery, and those are still effective today.

    Modern laser designators have improved quite a bit with the laser designator on the MiG-35 supposed to be able to target ground objects at up to 30km away and air targets at 20km away.

    New EO sensors are getting smaller and cheaper too with the Sokol-1 125mm gun tube fired guided round being able to find targets on its own as well as laser marked targets that do not have to be continually marked.

    ie just like a laser pointer in a lecture a lecturer can use a laser to highlight something to get the students attention but does not need to continue to illuminate the target for the students to follow the description about it.

    So for instance a moving train... as the round heads towards the train a laser could be used to illuminate a carriage for a split second... the optical system in the shell sees the train and the moving carriage and now will follow that moving carriage to impact without need for continuous target marking.

    In the same sense the Kh-29T has had the ability to hit targets it can't identify, so a heavily camouflaged tank in a field of other bushes... the position of the brush hiding the tank can be determined in relation to the distinct corners of the field so while the aim point appears to be not on a target but on some scrub the missile will home in on that shrub even if it starts to move.

    It does not identify the scrub as a tank or object, but as an image blob.

    Their new LMUR missile uses a sophisticated IIR sensor and two way data link to find its own targets with lock on after launch.

    The new 9M100 point defence missile is also rumoured to use IIR though it may use ARH now to avoid mist and fog effecting performance at sea as a CIWS system.

    Either way the missile will have a high resolution radar sensor or IIR optical sensor and an internal library of 3D objects that it can use to identify targets it finds for itself and determine whether it is worth attacking.

    Russia has satellites, drones, long-range smart missiles. It is unacceptable that the Ukrainian cockroaches continue to operate.

    All of which HATO had over Kosovo in addition to a coalition of willing countries to supply fighter aircraft to hunt Serb aircraft over a much smaller area and from the first day to the last you could not say HATO air power was safe at any time and they didn't have a fraction of the mobile air defence systems or the number of airfields and motor ways the Ukraine has to hide its stuff... and they had far fewer aircraft to hide as well.

    And the Argentine aviators were far superior in training to the Ukrainians. They were top-level professionals, recognized by the English.

    I would agree, but would add that the air defence capacity of the British forces was not that impressive even at the time and so a brave skilled pilot prepared to fly very low could sneak in and make an attack and get out of there before anyone could be sent up to get them... the problem of course is that with modern look down shoot down radar and modern AAMs the enemy don't need to get very close to shoot him down.... as long as you were outside sidewinder range you were pretty safe most of the time in air to air combat and British fighters simply were not fast enough to run down Argentine aircraft in combat so when they chose to leave there was not much the Brits could do about it.

    However, let me remind you: Ukrainian aviation flies Soviet planes. And by doing so, they fully confirmed all Soviet concepts: even when they completely lost control of the sky, when their airfields are subjected to missile strikes, and their logistics chains are destroyed, Soviet combat aviation still remains combat-ready.

    Exactly.... and also while a much more powerful force when linked together by an IADS, their air defence units are also dangerous when they are used on their own... as proven during the US led cruise missile attack on Syria where 71 missiles were shot down by systems not linked up and cooperating like Russian systems do.

    Of course no AD is perfect and there is a lot of space to cover so some sneak attacks are possible but looking at the Saudi air defence and the Syrian air defence it is pretty clear who has the better system in that regard.

    They have caught the devil who executed and tortured POW

    This guy is fucked, in the literal sense of the word

    It would have been better to suicide , honestly

    They will want to put him on trial for his crimes and be held accountable... don't kill him... make sure he has a long life...

    no, they r losing $Ms while tons of grain can't be exported;

    Losing money is no proof they are not blocking the ports themselves... they block gas supplies and lose millions in gas transit fees too...

    Russia has used oil as a weapon against Ukraine. It launched missile strikes against Ukraine’s oil infrastructure in late March, destroying multiple fuel depots countrywide.

    When you are in an actual war with a country then destroying the resources they can use against you is a no brainer.

    Russia could have cut gas or coal or oil supplies to the west or Uranium for nuclear power generation for the US if it was using energy as a weapon... which is now totally justified because the US and the west are supplying weapons to the Orcs, yet they continue to fulfil contracts...

    The US wouldn't... and the EU wouldn't either.

    Moreover, on April 2 and May 12, Russian forces attacked and destroyed the Kremenchuk oil refinery, which supplied over a third of the domestic fuel market

    Perfectly legitimate military target in an open war.

    Unlike western sanctions against Russia... unless they are at war...

    Those strikes on Ukrainian energy infrastructure combined with Russia’s blockade of Black Sea ports and were augmented by issues in domestic pricing regulations. Taken together, Russia’s oil warfare resulted in severe fuel shortages that, by the end of April, reached even the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv, causing miles-long lines at gas stations. The authorities instituted rationing, giving priority for military and emergency vehicles. President Zelenskyy and the government have been working ever since to restructure the supply network

    Anything they get up and running will also be destroyed no doubt...

    Wher r all those famous Mi-24/28/35s, since they r not in the videos from Ukraine except when some were shot down? still in Syria? I guess they r not as manuevarable & thus more vulnarable to ground fire; also Ukraine has Mi-24s & there is a dnager of friendly fire.

    The Russian military praised the Mi-24s and Mi-28s and Mi-35s for their abilities and usefulness in this combat mission... very low flying helicopters are difficult targets anyway, and these aircraft carry potent fire power and in the case of the Mi-28 decent optics and systems to detect and engage targets from extended ranges.

    It´s easier and much cheaper to shot down the
    few remaining airworthy aircraft.

    When they are on the ground they are a burden... they need support and fuel and ammo and to be protected, but they are totally useless on the ground... they have no value on the ground.

    Once airborne they do represent a threat, but if they get shot down as they approach their targets then they are target practise and you get the pilot too.

    The U.S. and NATO Are Waging War With Russia in Ukraine… But Russia Is Assured of Victory – Russell Bentley

    Nice article.... thanks for posting...

    And on the domestic front, the Cannes Film Festival was gatecrashed by an attention whore who protests non-existing sexual violence in the war. Unless she's referring to the DNR allegations of the rape of a local woman by Ukrainian soldiers, although even that is as yet unverified

    You misunderstand her message.... she is upset that Americans are sending 40 billion US dollars to Kiev who is just going to waste it on weapons...

    Her message is not that Ukrainians are being raped, but that the Ukraine is raping the US... stop raping US is her message and I sort of agree... but as usual with messages in the western media you need to turn it around and assume the opposite is true because it is the Ukraine that is being murdered and raped by the west via Kiev.

    Until now, I did not find any reliable sources about the use of this aircraft in Ukraine.

    The Russians themselves mentioned it has been used in theatre, but also mentioned it remained out of range of enemy air defence systems, which suggests its sensors and stealth give it a decent advantage in such an environment...

    First he should negotiate with his masters in Washington.

    He is the front door mat... better to talk to the owner of the house or property than waste time wiping your feet on the mat.

    It does make a lot of sense to use the conflict as a way to test weapons and I think it is pretty safe to assume the Su-57 is not an exception, specially now that the operational concepts and tactics are being laid to integrate it the VKS

    For a westerner for which war is fun and a game and also part of the propaganda behind western superiority, then sending high tech stuff is risky if it fails it would b embarrassing and very costly if it is widely in service.

    For instance if the F-35 went in there and got wasted easily then the 600 odd in service would need to immediately be replaced with something that actually has a chance of working which would be eye wateringly expensive so for the west not sending in the F-35 would make sense politically and economically even if militarily it might have an edge that gives them an advantage. (not).

    But for Russia the Su-57 is their new premiere fighter and if it is no good in the Ukraine then where is it any good?

    Any problems they should be trying to find and solve, if it does not do what they want finding it out now and solving the problem would be much cheaper than keeping it in reserve and making lots of them and then using them in real combat in 10 years time where the faults are revealed then.

    Finding out what it can or cannot do is important in learning how to use it most effectively and working out what future upgrades and modifications might be wanted for the future.

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    Post  LMFS Sun May 22, 2022 12:55 pm

    Some people are really eager to be hanged

    Terrorist attack in the city of location of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant - the head of the local administration was wounded

    From Energodar, Zaporozhye region, which previously came under the control of Russian troops and which houses the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, there are reports of an attempt on the life of the mayor. It is reported that the terrorists planted an explosive device in the entrance of the house where the mother of the mayor of Energodar lives. It worked when he entered the entrance.


    According to preliminary information, Andrey Shevchik, the mayor of Energodar, was injured and was taken to a local clinic.

    Specialists working at the site of the attack, conducting an inspection, found a lot of damaging elements with which the bomb was stuffed. These are metal scraps, bolts.

    The guards of the mayor of Energodar were also wounded.

    At the moment, the condition of the victims is not reported.

    It is known that due to the explosion in the entrance of an apartment building, the front door was knocked out, there is damage to the concrete slabs of the entrance group.

    According to the preliminary version, the explosive device was located exactly at the entrance to the entrance and was activated remotely. Accordingly, the terrorists were observing and detonated the bomb when the head of the civil-military administration of the city of Energodar entered the house.

    It is obvious that the attack is the work of the Ukrainian special services, which are trying to intimidate the local authorities who have sided with Russia.

    https://en.topwar.ru/196632-terakt-v-gorode-raspolozhenija-zaporozhskoj-ajes-ranen-glava-mestnoj-administracii.html

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    Post  LMFS Sun May 22, 2022 1:01 pm

    Threatened species: the German realist Rolling Eyes

    German general called the supply of Western heavy weapons to Ukraine "meaningless"

    Germany should not supply heavy weapons to Ukraine, it is pointless and dangerous, such a warning was made by the ex-adviser of Angela Merkel, Brigadier General Erich Wad, who had previously called on Berlin to refuse supplies altogether weapons Kiev


    The supply of Western military equipment to Ukraine is meaningless, since this equipment is significantly different from the Soviet one and requires long-term training, and the Ukrainian authorities do not have time for this, Vad said. According to the general, crew training, for example tanks "Leopard" or BMP "Marder" require "long-term training", "weekly training" will not work here. The same applies to other military equipment.

    In addition, by supplying weapons to Ukraine, Germany itself becomes a participant in the conflict, and in the future this may lead to irreparable consequences. Therefore, the general once again called on the German authorities to refuse to supply weapons to Kyiv and focus on peace negotiations with Russia.

    We need to think about the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine from the end. If we do not want a third world war, sooner or later we will have to abandon the military escalation mindset and start negotiations

    - he said.

    Earlier, Vad commented on Kyiv’s numerous statements about the “return of Donbass” by military means, saying that the West underestimates the Russian army, and it is it that now determines the course and direction of hostilities in Ukraine. At the same time, Russia introduced a limited grouping to Ukraine. The general strongly discouraged the Ukrainian General Staff from planning any "decisive counterattacks" against the Russian army, especially with the use of armored vehicles, warning that all this would end in complete defeat, since the Russian army was superior to the Ukrainian army in everything, including weapons.

    https://en.topwar.ru/196631-nemeckij-general-nazval-postavki-zapadnogo-tjazhelogo-vooruzhenija-ukraine-bessmyslennymi.html

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    Post  wilhelm Sun May 22, 2022 1:03 pm

    LMFS wrote:The U.S. and NATO Are Waging War With Russia in Ukraine… But Russia Is Assured of Victory – Russell Bentley

    Finian Cunningham

    May 18, 2022
    Russell Bentley has been living in the Donetsk People’s Republic for eight years where he now has obtained official citizenship.


    Question: Can you explain what made you decide to take up the cause of the Donbass people?

    Russell Bentley: I had been following developments in Ukraine since the beginning of the Maidan protests in 2013-2014 and U.S. envoy Victoria Nuland handing out cookies to the protesters. On May 2, 2014, there was the Odessa Massacre, and a month later, on June 2, there was an airstrike by the Ukrainian Air Force (on U.S. orders) against the Administration Building in Lugansk. A woman named Inna Kukurudza was hit in the strike, and both her legs were blown off. A man came up filming the aftermath of the strike with his phone. Inna was still alive, but dying, and asked the man to use his phone to call her family. She did not live long enough to make the call. An iconic photo was made from that film of Inna Kukurudza looking straight into the camera. When I saw that photo, it was as if she was looking directly into my eyes, into my soul, and asking me personally and directly, “What are you going to do about this?” At that exact moment, I knew I was going to Donbass to protect people like Inna and to kill people like the ones who murdered her, an innocent civilian, on a nice summer afternoon. And I have done it. Six months after seeing her photo, I was in Donetsk, in the Vostok Battalion, heading to the frontline. Here is her photo. So my question to people now is, “What are you going to do about it?

    https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2022/05/18/us-nato-waging-war-with-russia-in-ukraine-but-russia-assured-victory-russell-bentley/

    Excellent interview.
    Thanks LMFS.

    I well remember the incident, the video, as it was also a watershed moment for me when I realised what the Ukrainian government was actually doing to the people in the East. 
    Unacceptable.

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    Post  lyle6 Sun May 22, 2022 1:07 pm

    Hole wrote:Russian special military operation in Ukraine #16  - Page 37 Ftttbu10
    He's doing a quality check on Russia's new acquisition - wouldn't want anything but the best for Russian tourists Razz

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    Post  Eugenio Argentina Sun May 22, 2022 3:34 pm

    LMFS wrote:
    Eugenio Argentina wrote:Until now, I did not find any reliable sources about the use of this aircraft in Ukraine.
    Only the report that appears mentioning the Russian agency TASS.
    I looked on your page, but I couldn't find the news.
    With respect to the "analysts" of the networks, I have a lot of mistrust, especially those of YouTube.
    Therefore, this news only remains a rumor with very little foundation. Cool

    "Sources" in TASS are government sanctioned disclosure by other name. It does make a lot of sense to use the conflict as a way to test weapons and I think it is pretty safe to assume the Su-57 is not an exception, specially now that the operational concepts and tactics are being laid to integrate it the VKS. About Youtube videos, they are pure clickbait. The only news available is what appeared in TASS and no smartass in the internet is going to disclose anything of worth beyond that.

    I looked for the news on your page of the Russian agency TASS, but I did not find it.
    The only thing I saw is a comment from the ANNA News agency, which is the one that names TASS.
    Beyond personal opinions, I am not aware of any official reports on the use of the Su-57 in Ukraine.
    That's what I mean.
    Everything else is speculation, which may have more or less success, but it does not go beyond that.

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