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    Post  Arrow Wed Mar 29, 2023 2:51 pm

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    Post  Broski Wed Mar 29, 2023 3:32 pm

    The good news about this "massive" AFU buildup in the south is that Ukronazis will stop hiding behind their human shields and face the colossal combined arms of Russian artillery and airpower in the open steppes.

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    Post  Firebird Wed Mar 29, 2023 5:39 pm

    you would think surely Russia would have spies and drones and other surveillance to level the equipment of Trashistan right there and then?

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    Post  Hole Wed Mar 29, 2023 5:46 pm

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Wed Mar 29, 2023 6:42 pm

    Ukrainian army ‘almost destroyed’ – Wagner chief


    The head of the Wagner Group private military company (PMC) Evgeny Prigozhin has described Ukraine’s losses in the battle for the city of Artryomovsk as almost fatal to Kiev’s entire military. The sacrifices made by his force for the sake of Russia were worth it, he added.

    “As of today, the battle for Bakhmut has almost destroyed the Ukrainian army,” Prigozhin said in a statement on Wednesday, using the name by which Kiev calls the city. The clash also “gave a serious beating to PMC Wagner,” he acknowledged.

    He called the battle the “general engagement” of the entire conflict and said that in it Wagner troops got pitted against Ukrainian armed forces and “foreign units installed into them.” A victory by his troops would be “a turning point” and a historic event, securing a Russian victory, Prigozhin predicted.

    “The Russian army alone will be left on the chessboard, and all other pieces will be removed,” he forecast. “Even if PMC Wagner is destroyed in the Bakhmut meat grinder but takes the Ukrainian army with it … it would mean that we have accomplished our historic mission.”

    Would be sad if he is not exaggerating, but a true sacrifice which will leave the Russian army alone on the chessboard

    But if he's right about Wagner being hollowed out by bakhmut, it's sad indeed

    Some of the best fighters are in the orchestra, but may those Valkyries have many more rides!

    Bakhmut, the real Gottedammerung

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    Post  Backman Wed Mar 29, 2023 7:02 pm

    you would think surely Russia would have spies and drones and other surveillance to level the equipment of Trashistan right there and then?

    Of course they know it is there. They started glide bombing these accumulations with foabs. That's all that can be done. Do you you they will send a kalibr for each piece of equipment or something?
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    Post  Isos Wed Mar 29, 2023 8:03 pm

    What leo 2 doing ? Not in the group photo ?
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    Post  franco Wed Mar 29, 2023 8:18 pm

    Placed here as a point of reference... but to be honest it would need to be a force close to this to cover the battlefield that they do.

    Currently, about 6,000 professional fighters of the PMC "Wagner" and about 20-30 thousand "recruits" (recruits) of this organization are fighting in Artemovsk (Bakhmut) and its environs. This estimate of the number of “Wagnerites” in the Artemovsky direction was given by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces, General Mark Milley, CNN reports.

    Milli spoke about the number of Wagner PMCs near Artemovsk when talking to US congressmen from the House Armed Forces Committee. Thus, the American general estimates the total number of "musicians" involved in the Artemovsk direction at 26-36 thousand people.

    About 20-30 thousand recruits, Milli said that these people are often recruited from places of deprivation of liberty. However, almost from the very beginning, this did not hide the leadership of the PMC.

    It is interesting that General Milli also spoke about the "huge losses" of PMCs near Artemovsk. But they do not really correlate with the number of “Wagnerites” he voiced. Although PMC Wagner attack aircraft operate in the most dangerous areas, often fighting with superior enemy forces, it is unlikely that their losses are higher than those of the mobilized Ukrainian regular armed forces.

    It should be noted that the Ukrainian formations are in Artemovsk and its environs in a very difficult situation. Now this is already recognized by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, who speaks of catastrophic consequences for Kyiv in the event of the defeat of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Artemivsk.

    https://topwar-ru.translate.goog/213905-predsedatel-komiteta-nachalnikov-shtabov-ssha-nazval-primernuju-chislennost-chvk-vagner-pod-artemovskom.html?_x_tr_sl=auto&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en

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    Post  ludovicense Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:08 pm


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    Grapevine is #KimJongUn has offered to rent #Moscow upto 500,000 trained #NorthKorean commandoes . A new PMC Headquartered in #PyongYang is likely going to be formed in partnership with the #WagnerGroup . These men trained to clash with the #US forces in #Korea could come to the #UkraineWar soon .

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    Post  Mig-31BM2 Super Irbis-E Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:13 pm


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    The spirit of Kyiv Wink

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    Post  Mig-31BM2 Super Irbis-E Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:17 pm

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    Is that why Nk mobilized 800,000 men?
    Will Western Europe soon be speaking Korean...

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    Post  Arrow Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:17 pm

    Leo 2 with K1 ERA Very Happy
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    Post  Mig-31BM2 Super Irbis-E Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:19 pm

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    I approve this:
    Ukrainians know the deadly nature of the battlefield, western tanks are about to enter.
    They are apparently already modifying Leo 2A4's with explosive reactive armor
    Just K-1 type, but the cage on the turret may be structural support for heavier types of ERA
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    Battle for Avdiivka
    situation as of 19.00 March 29, 2023
    To the north of Avdiivka, servicemen of the 132nd Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade of the RF Armed Forces (formerly the 3rd Gorlovka Brigade of the NM of the
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    Post  ludovicense Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:45 pm

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    It's unlikely... Especially because the Wagners don't need so much manpower. I think that this North Korean mobilization is just a demonstration of strength. In any case, it is a country that can contribute enormously to Russia if necessary.... it even has a huge production of ammunition and weapons available for immediate use.

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    Post  Hole Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:49 pm

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    Medvedev visited the Kazan gunpowder factory today.

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    Post  Mig-31BM2 Super Irbis-E Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:50 pm

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    Video with a huge accumulation of APU equipment, most likely somewhere in the depths of the country at a training ground.
    The footage shows dozens of units of various equipment, mostly of Soviet production: T-80BV, BMP-2, BRDM-2 tanks and vehicles based on them, MT-LB, as well… Show more


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    Where could this be? Does anyone know the building in the center shortly after the video starts?
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    In Poland, state television is already dividing Ukraine.


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    Colonel Douglas McGregor says Artyomovsk / Bakhmut has fallen according to his sources!

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    Post  JohninMK Wed Mar 29, 2023 10:15 pm

    https://t.me/UkraineHumanRightsAbuses/22722

    ◾The Italian newspaper il Fatto Quotidiano cites excerpts from an order dated November 1999 for NATO units that were part of occupied Kosovo.

    ◾It clearly states that you must not touch equipment damaged by depleted uranium projectiles, and that you must wear masks when examining it or being within 500 meters of it.

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    Post  JohninMK Wed Mar 29, 2023 10:17 pm

    https://t.me/UkraineHumanRightsAbuses/22845

    ⚡ (https://t.me/rybar/45185)🇷🇺🇺🇦🔎 Where did the Western Armoured Vehicles delivered to #Ukraine arrive?

    The other day, a video from an unidentified training ground with western armoured vehicles delivered to the AFU appeared in the Ukrainian segment of the Net. A British Challenger 2 tank, a German Marder BMP, an American Bradley BMP and an Australian Bushmaster APC were captured.

    Specific indications caught by the cameraman's lens allowed our OSINT team to identify the precise location of the site where Ukrainian troops are being trained. It is the 37th Combined Arms Range near the village of #Perlyavka, southwest of #Zhitomir.

    The coordinates are: 50.202333, 28.509047

    You can look it up on Google Maps, west of Zhytomyr

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    Post  PapaDragon Wed Mar 29, 2023 10:22 pm

    Arkanghelsk wrote:...“The Russian army alone will be left on the chessboard, and all other pieces will be removed,” he forecast. “Even if PMC Wagner is destroyed in the Bakhmut meat grinder but takes the Ukrainian army with it … it would mean that we have accomplished our historic mission.”...

    If Russians are happy to flush so much personnel down the toilet over some shithole that should have been incinerated months ago then more power to them

    Anyone with more than two brain cells would think it's retarded but it's their lemmings so whatever I guess...


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    Post  Isos Wed Mar 29, 2023 10:33 pm

    I agree with PapaDragon here. I was already asking why they don't load 20 su-34 and 40 su-24 with fab-100 and just carpet bomb all the city. It is way less destructive than sending men vs men with artillery during few months now. With such an attack most ukro concripts would surrender quickly even if they don't kill anyone. The shock would be huge. Same as when they send kalibrs on that foreign legion HQ back in the first month, they all left to play call of duty in USA the next day.

    They control the area very well so ukro AD would be a dabger there at low altitude during night.

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    Post  Scorpius Wed Mar 29, 2023 10:49 pm

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    German "Leopards" in Ukraine are hung with dynamic protection blocks.

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    Post  ucmvulcan Thu Mar 30, 2023 12:17 am

    They are going to blow up so nicely just like a good wurst should

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    Post  nomadski Thu Mar 30, 2023 12:20 am

    Regarding confronting any possible counter-offensives by Ukrs , it is not enough to sit and wait , and allow them freedom of movement , and then be wrong-footed by a feint and allow them quick access to rear areas . Once they have gathered in one location , and are close by , then best to send advance force to confront them and encircle them . Put them in a prison of armour . Regarding use of air power , as long as enough planes are saved to confront NATO in nuke war , agree that some could be used to do close air support to intercept advancing enemy columns . The Orcs may have AD in their own areas , but not areas they will be advancing into ( most vehicles destroyed ) . There is danger for Iran too , if Nazi/ Nato forces make advances into the Caucasian region , together with Turkiye , to cut Russia from PG region . For this reason , Iran should send ground forces to push back the Orcs . Well done to North Korea , for both developing a Nuke deterrent and possibly offering large number of troops to Russia .
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    Post  lancelot Thu Mar 30, 2023 12:36 am

    Leopard 2 has ammo storage below the turret next to the driver.
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    Hit that, the turret flies right away, and the driver is roasted. All it takes is a solid hit on the side of the tank. Some weapons can even hit the ammo storage frontally.

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