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    Russian special military operation in Ukraine #53

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    Post  lyle6 Thu Feb 15, 2024 1:41 pm

    Russians are made of much sterner stuff than that. They held on stoically for 10 years in Donetsk, while hohols shat themselves dry and left the country in droves.

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    Post  zorobabel Thu Feb 15, 2024 2:24 pm

    Admiral Sokolov reportedly sacked as Commander of the Black Fleet.

    https://twitter.com/GeromanAT/status/1758095075769209075

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    Post  Belisarius Thu Feb 15, 2024 4:44 pm

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    Russian flag flies along Industrial Avenue, Southern part of Coke plant.

    Confirming huge progress done in the last few days.
    Coordinates: 48.158772,37.709903
    https://t.me/geromanat/19988?single

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Thu Feb 15, 2024 5:54 pm

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    Nazis are getting overrun everywhere

    The Russian Armed Forces are preparing a new big offensive in the Zaporozhye direction

    There are more personnel concentrated in the area in the Orekhov area than in the Avdeevka area, says Dmitry Likhovy, speaker of the Tavria operational-strategic group of troops.

    Earlier, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine, Budanov, said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are preparing to launch a counter-offensive in the spring, when the Russian Armed Forces “run out of steam.” Considering our successes in Avdeevka and preparations for a large-scale assault near Zaporozhye, we are not talking about any “fizzle out”.

    So Orekhov direction it is then

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    Post  Arrow Thu Feb 15, 2024 5:57 pm

    The Russian Armed Forces are preparing a new big offensive in the Zaporozhye direction wrote:

    How many of these major offensives have you announced? There will be no major Russian offensives in this war.
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    Post  Arkanghelsk Thu Feb 15, 2024 5:59 pm

    Arrow wrote:

    How many of these major offensives have you announced? There will be no major Russian offensives in this war.

    Lmao bro are you watching the war?

    What do you call what is happening across the Frontline?

    You should tune in and keep up

    Laughing Laughing Laughing

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    Post  Arrow Thu Feb 15, 2024 6:01 pm

    What do you call what is happening across the Frontline? wrote:

    Certainly not a great offensive. What is happening on the front is a positional war straight from World War I, only with modern weapons, etc
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    Post  Arkanghelsk Thu Feb 15, 2024 6:12 pm

    Arrow wrote:

    Certainly not a great offensive. What is happening on the front is a positional war straight from World War I, only with modern weapons, etc

    Not a great offensive?

    Advances in Adveyevka, Chasov Yar, Novomikhailovka, Pervomaisk, Sinkovka, Belogorovka

    scratch

    Are you watching the same war?

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    Post  Arrow Thu Feb 15, 2024 6:16 pm

    Yes, these are micro-progress in the field. It has nothing to do with a great offensive.
    Of course, for this positional war, the Russians' progress is quite fast. However, this has nothing to do with a great offensive.
    Unless this is a big offensive for you.
    They conducted a major offensive in February and March 2022
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    Post  dionis Thu Feb 15, 2024 6:30 pm

    This doesn't look like a great offensive by any stretch of the imagination, but there was just a video posted of Russia putting up a flag in old Donetsk Soviet AD base "Zenit" (hopefully for good this time).

    https://t.me/militarysummary/9585?single

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    Post  mnztr Thu Feb 15, 2024 6:32 pm

    the Russian advance is more like a tide then a wave.

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    Post  ALAMO Thu Feb 15, 2024 6:35 pm

    Wave costs.

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    Post  Odin of Ossetia Thu Feb 15, 2024 7:09 pm





    English-speaking troops fighting "for Ukraine" at a front-line. At least one of them appears to be from Canada.


    https://www.bitchute.com/video/wo3ATB2mb8mm/



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    Post  PapaDragon Thu Feb 15, 2024 8:07 pm

    zorobabel wrote:Admiral Sokolov reportedly sacked as Commander of the Black Fleet.

    https://twitter.com/GeromanAT/status/1758095075769209075

    Good Heavens, why?

    I mean yes, he did lose more full size real life warships than I lost Space Marines in Dawn of War 2 but this treatment seems excessive affraid lol1


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    Post  ucmvulcan Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:16 pm

    Arrow wrote:

    Certainly not a great offensive. What is happening on the front is a positional war straight from World War I, only with modern weapons, etc

    Yes and no, while I don't see a major offensive until at least after the presidential election (Russia's) and before the US elections (November), I do see this as laying the groundwork for that. My guess is the Russians grab more ground for the next month or so and then dig in to let the Ukrainians break themselves on Russia's new lines. Then after the next Ukrainian summer offensive dies, Russia rolls.

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    Post  Hole Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:02 pm

    So Orekhov direction it is then
    There is not much between Orekhov and Zaporoshye.
    A breakthrough in this area could lead to a partial collapse of the entire southern Ukro frontline.

    the Russian advance is more like a tide then a wave.
    Its constant pressure along the whole line to see if some unit on the other side cracks.
    With changing areas of extra pressure. As soon as the Ukros try to plug some holes,
    the pressure is increased in another area. This forces the Banderites to constantly shift
    units from A to B and then to C which puts them into the open. Easy targets.

    the next Ukrainian summer offensive
    They are out of trained men.
    More so they are out of officers.
    They only got leftovers from the previous four armies.
    No AD.
    Short on ammo.
    There will be no next Ukro offensive.

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:36 pm

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    It's sad, that I have come to hate Ukraine

    But it's true, I had what I consider family from Vinnitsa, Burmistrovs/Burmistrova

    They are living in Moscow now

    Personally I am happy they live here, but for me they are Russians , not Ukrainians - although itself a difficult thought to reconcile

    I understand why we shed blood with them

    It's the only way to integrate them when it's over

    Podolyaks brother is in Moscow too

    A civil war, that I saw as a war to the finish

    I do hate them nonetheless, but I understand the bigger picture

    Historical mistakes are being corrected in this war

    We will be a family again, blood in and out

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:44 pm

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    Cheburashka falling, it belongs to the Red army now

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    Post  JohninMK Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:49 pm

    Looks like a massacre, they had the chance to surrender. Seems like the Azov 3rd assault brigade refused to carry out the order to go inside Avdeevka and die but are maybe trying to protect the flanks to help the retreat.

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    Ukrainians are now trying to counterattack on the flanks - probably to get their comrades out of the cauldron - fierce fighting is going on - also in the eastern parts - a battle for retreat I suppose

    - STARLINK is still jammed
    - drone teams and EW are working
    - a tank reserve is held around the airport -  but for now more or less only infantry is engaged.

    Air force is pounding the Zitadell (9th quarter) - and the coke plant - from where a massive attack along the main road is going on.

    It is said this night will be a massacre - Russians try all to close the pincer "no one should escape" is the parole.

    The 1st Slavic Brigade raised the Russian flag over the main fortress of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the south of Avdeevka, taking the Zenit fortified area!
    ▪In the south of Avdeevka, our fighters completed the encirclement and capture of the powerful Zenit fortified area with flank maneuvers!
    ▪The most important defense center fell - the air defense base in the southwest near Avdeevka, which was turned by the Ukrainian Armed Forces into a real fortress with underground fortifications filled with thick concrete.
    ▪This fortified area could have shackled our offensive, wedging into Russian positions and preventing the assault on Avdeevka from this direction.
    ▪And so, during a competent operation, the fighters of the 1st Slavyanskaya knocked out the enemy, taking this fortress of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
    - RVvoenkor

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    Post  JohninMK Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:59 pm

    A night when Hell pays a visit to the cold wet fields of the Donbas, hard to imagine what it is like out there at this moment.


    It is reported that enemy units are trying to move out across the fields in the direction of the settlement.

    Our aviation, artillery and MLRS are destroying enemy columns at this moment.

    It’s too late to retreat, the enemy is already in the cauldron, which is boiling at these minutes.
    - IlRusso reports

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Thu Feb 15, 2024 11:17 pm

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    Ucking hell

    It's a total slaughter , they're being boiled alive

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    Post  mnztr Fri Feb 16, 2024 1:06 am

    zorobabel wrote:Admiral Sokolov reportedly sacked as Commander of the Black Fleet.

    https://twitter.com/GeromanAT/status/1758095075769209075

    That would be a pretty sensible sacking.

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    Post  thegopnik Fri Feb 16, 2024 1:06 am

    any advances towards the direction of odessa would be great news only for the fact that they won't be hitting ships if that city is captured.
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    Post  mnztr Fri Feb 16, 2024 1:07 am

    Arkanghelsk wrote:

    Ucking hell

    It's a total slaughter , they're being boiled alive

    Have they brought up the TOS launchers yet? When they do then they will be boiled for sure.
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    Post  Dr.Snufflebug Fri Feb 16, 2024 1:19 am

    It's a turkey shoot, again. The casualties must be immense, VKS is bombing relentlessly (hundreds of Orthodox JDAMskis today, over 50 in the last hour and a half) and artillery has been ramped up a lot over the past few week's "baseline".

    Rumors have it that the only tangible gain UA made during its entire "counter-offensive", Rabotino is in for the same treatment now. The sailent has been a fire bag the entire time, constantly incurring UA losses, but UA has kept reinforcing it (similar to the so-called Krynki "beachhead", an ongoing exercise in futility, for social media points). Now RU is supposedly prepping to close the cauldron.

    So in other words, Belgorod or Bryansk or some other Russian city close-ish to Ukraine should expect random terror shelling tomorrow. Already saw some earlier today with 7 civs killed at a shopping mall in Belgorod.

    Or they just go for Donetsk again, of course.

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