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    Post  Hole Tue Apr 23, 2024 10:09 pm

    Regarding the "moving house" tank (or "testudo tank") of Russia
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    Posted by higurashihougi in the funny stuff thread.
    Perfect answer for the people making fun of the turtle tank.

    Nothing to see here
    Wait for it.  Very Happy

    Damn it, why do I keep getting double posts?
    You are really doubling down on your posts.  Very Happy

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    Post  mnztr Tue Apr 23, 2024 11:50 pm

    Well the new Russian tank variant has received the NATO designation "Shed" 🤣 I predict it will be as influential as the legendary T-34.

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    Post  mnztr Tue Apr 23, 2024 11:52 pm

    Big_Gazza wrote:
    JohninMK wrote:The Odessa fire is apparently still burning. This is a huge amount of what going up?

    Its all food.  Those secondary explosions must be the corn popping...  Razz


    Monsanto GMO Diesel corn.

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    Post  mnztr Tue Apr 23, 2024 11:53 pm

    JohninMK wrote:On the trucks ready to roll. A couple of months ago in a desert, today on a transporter in nearly snow, next week the heat of cremation. The life and death of a Bradley.

    Yesterday he was pressganged, today he's on a course, tomorrow a Bradly driver. The life of a conscript.


    Will Russians start calling Bradlys Hohol cookers?

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    Post  JohninMK Wed Apr 24, 2024 1:04 am

    That's how to do it in the age of the drone Very Happy

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    Post  higurashihougi Wed Apr 24, 2024 5:59 am

    https://www.facebook.com/K01Archive/videos/418232350825678/

    The video clip of a Russian Orlan-10 UAV flying to Odessa before being shot down by Ukrainian MiG-29.

    At the moment, Russian UAVs frequently inflitrate areas controlled by Ukrainian forces for scouting and target-pointing for Russian attacking forces. The UAV can do that without being detected by Ukrainian AA systems.

    However, the mission of this Orlan-10 is different. It is meant to provoke and to test the capability of Ukrainian defense system in Odessa. Russia also use some Geran UAVs for this provocative missions. According to Ukrainian reports, Russia install Ukrainian Sim cards onto UAVs so that, via the mobile networks, Russia can locate the position where the UAVs are shot down by Ukrainian forces. That allow Russia to evaluate and assess the capability of Ukrainian defense system.

    Before that, Ukrainian forces also reporetd that Russia shot the S-400 missiles without any warhead into areas controlled by Ukrainians, probably for the similar reason.

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    Post  JohninMK Wed Apr 24, 2024 9:50 am

    We don't see these very often.

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    Post  JohninMK Wed Apr 24, 2024 10:39 am

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    Zelensky arrested Zaluzhny due to political competition. This was reported by the Ukrainian telegram channel “Resident”.

    Our source in the OP said that after Zaluzhny’s refusal to become ambassador to Britain, he was detained by the SBU a month ago and is being kept under heavy security. The President's Office wants to get him to agree to work in London and give up his political ambitions to become president,
    - writes the channel.

    After information about Zaluzhny’s detention appeared, Bankova decided to give information that the ex-Commander-in-Chief had been approved as ambassador to Britain. Ermak was in a hurry to remove Zaluzhny from Ukraine before there was a power vacuum in order to prevent sabotage from the elites.

    After the vote in Congress, it became clear that the Biden Administration continues to support the war without a change of power.

    Let us note that there has been no official information about Zaluzhny’s fate since his resignation on February 8.

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    Post  Hole Wed Apr 24, 2024 11:09 am

    NATO armored vehicles are driving around Moscow, but not in the way NATO would like

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    Post  Karl Haushofer Wed Apr 24, 2024 1:47 pm

    Oil refinery in Smolensk today: https://twitter.com/ukraine_map/status/1782985348856905858

    This is 300km from Ukraine border.

    Russia can't seem to be able to protect its oil refineries against these strikes.

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    Post  Mir Wed Apr 24, 2024 1:53 pm

    Yip there goes the last of the oil refineries Rolling Eyes

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    Post  ucmvulcan Wed Apr 24, 2024 2:31 pm

    Karl Haushofer wrote:Oil refinery in Smolensk today: https://twitter.com/ukraine_map/status/1782985348856905858

    This is 300km from Ukraine border.

    Russia can't seem to be able to protect its oil refineries against these strikes.

    Fair enough, every large fire in the United States at an industrial park or oil refinery -especially when I have absolutely zero proof - I credit the armed forces of Russia.  We can't protect our factories from Russian drones. . . . The collapse of the United States has got to be near. . . . I mean how long can we keep up manufacturing things, do we even have industry left after this one?

    https://www.fox6now.com/news/fire-big-bend-industrial-park-dozens-agencies-respond

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    Post  GarryB Wed Apr 24, 2024 3:37 pm

    Actually it is funny because Biden told Zelensky to lay off the oil refineries because damaging those might lead to an increase in prices for fuel which would actually hurt the western economies more than the Russian one...

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Wed Apr 24, 2024 3:54 pm

    Karl Haushofer wrote:Oil refinery in Smolensk today: https://twitter.com/ukraine_map/status/1782985348856905858

    This is 300km from Ukraine border.

    Russia can't seem to be able to protect its oil refineries against these strikes.

    Lol you keep deflecting from the obvious

    Krasnogorovka, Ocheretino, Novomikhailovka, Bogdanovka, etc. Etc.

    Your hohols are in total collapse mode

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    Post  Walther von Oldenburg Wed Apr 24, 2024 4:41 pm

    TLDR: What is included in the new aid package for Ukraine?
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    Post  JohninMK Wed Apr 24, 2024 5:07 pm

    GarryB wrote:Actually it is funny because Biden told Zelensky to lay off the oil refineries because damaging those might lead to an increase in prices for fuel which would actually hurt the western economies more than the Russian one...

    More important, much more, to Biden is that it would affect petrol (gas) prices in the US which hurts his chance of reelection. Any other year he wouldn't give a shit what the peasants paid.

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    Post  lyle6 Wed Apr 24, 2024 5:23 pm

    Karl Haushofer wrote:Oil refinery in Smolensk today: https://twitter.com/ukraine_map/status/1782985348856905858

    This is 300km from Ukraine border.

    Russia can't seem to be able to protect its oil refineries against these strikes.
    Why would they? Minor damage like that and the oil market goes ape. The price increase alone would earn them enough cash to buy several new refineries - or couple hundred tanks.

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    Post  JohninMK Wed Apr 24, 2024 6:25 pm

    AFU indirectly confirms attack on its facility in Odessa

    It said that the missile strike was carried out on the car park of the 'hit vehicle equipment'.

    At the same time, the photos show that the fire was very intense. Local TG channels report that the site of the attack is cordoned off and that the explosion was so powerful that 8 trains are now delayed.

    The 'disabled automotive equipment' exploded with such force that it appears to have hit the railway next to where it is parked.

    What was the big deal about this 'automotive equipment'? Maybe it wasn't automotive equipment?

    Of course not. Another lie by Ukrainian regime to appease the Kiev citizens.

    http://t.me/ukraine_watch

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    Post  PapaDragon Wed Apr 24, 2024 7:36 pm

    mnztr wrote:Well the new Russian tank variant has received the NATO designation "Shed"  🤣 I predict it will be as influential as the legendary T-34.

    Apparently Ruskie grunts call it "Tsar's BBQ grill"

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    Post  PapaDragon Wed Apr 24, 2024 7:47 pm

    GarryB wrote:Actually it is funny because Biden told Zelensky to lay off the oil refineries because damaging those might lead to an increase in prices for fuel which would actually hurt the western economies more than the Russian one...

    It's like when I tell my students not to do dumb shit in class

    They go and do dumb shit in class...




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    Post  Kiko Wed Apr 24, 2024 8:25 pm

    US Discreetly Provided Ukraine With ATACMS Missiles in April

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - President Joe Biden quietly directed his national security team to provide the long-range Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) to Ukraine as part of the security aid package announced in March and those munitions arrived in April, a Pentagon spokesperson told Sputnik on Wednesday.

    "Yes, I can confirm the United States provided Ukraine with long-range ATACMS at the president’s direction," the spokesperson said. "He [Biden] quietly directed his national security team to send ATACMS to Ukraine for use inside Ukrainian sovereign territory in February. They started moving as part of the military aid package we announced on March 12th and those missiles arrived in Ukraine this month."

    The United States was discreet about supplying the ATACMS at that time in order to maintain operational security for Ukraine, the spokesperson said.

    The Kremlin has consistently warned against the West’s arms deliveries to Ukraine, stressing that they only prolong the conflict, causing more casualties among Ukrainians. Moreover, the flow of military support to Kiev grows more and more unpopular among Western citizens while politicians continue scaremongering them into submission.

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    Post  thegopnik Wed Apr 24, 2024 9:26 pm

    they already had ATACMS and fired them at Crimea, re-hyping the same shit as gamechanger weapons gets boring. It was going good for the F-16 until the Ukrainian military officials shitted on it that it won't change the war. It looks like the land grab pace got faster so I am curious when they can muster the bodies and equipment to slow the Russians down.

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    Post  d_taddei2 Wed Apr 24, 2024 10:29 pm

    kvs wrote:It takes at least six months to properly train conscripts.   Scott Ritter talks about three months but I have not seen this being applied
    by Russia where the training period looks like a solid year judging by the mobilization and volunteer soldier training over the last year and half.

    Ukria can send random meat to the front, but it will be just going into the grinder.  I do not see this being a card of any sort.   Micron's
    intervention looks more like a card since Russia cannot engage NATzO forces the same way it can Ukrian ones.    I know that the Russian
    government has announced that NATzO soldiers are legitimate targets, but I am not so sure that this will be followed up fully in practice.
    Targeting French irregulars in Ukria is a whole other ball game.


    Ukraine is sending troops to the front with 4 weeks training nevermind 3 months or 6 months they are literally meat targets nothing more no wonder many are either giving up, or refusing to fight which results in neo nazi masters shooting them dead, it's like WW1 going over the trenches it's suicidal. Most are terrified old men or younger adolescent boys and women with 4 weeks training who don't want to fight and terrified of being killed by Russians as well as Ukrainian neo Nazis they literally have no choice. The best option for them to do is turn on their neo nazi masters eradicate them then make a deal with the Russians. I really do feel sorry for these people. As for the Nazis not one of them should be allowed to live, zero prison time.

    As for the french troops we'll they know what they are getting themselves in for, most likely iskandered so death will be quick at least and remember that the troops they apparently sent are foreign legion so although they come under french government are technically just another form of mercenaries only difference is they all get to wear silly hats. lol!


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    Post  Hole Wed Apr 24, 2024 10:30 pm

    when they can muster the bodies
    They want to re-import all the men that fled to the EU.
    That tells you how all you need to know about the fighting.

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