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2022-05-08 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Briefly about Ukraine. 07.05.2022
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Posted by badanov 2022-05-08 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [194 views ]  Top

#1 the Russians really, really would like to
take Lisichansk and Severodonetsk. These two cities were captured by pro russian militia in May 2014 but then the militia were defeated by Ukraine military by Sept 2014.

Ukraine has a pretty robust defensive position on the outskirts of these two cities. Russian forces are only 10 km or so away.

Posted by Lord Garth 2022-05-08 00:50||   2022-05-08 00:50|| Front Page Top

#2 American and Brit’s can wage war without skin in the game Printing their worthless fiat money does not hurt anyone; the military-industrial complex continues to make profit instead. For them, it is still a war without real cost.
The absence of skin in the game leads to a situation where nobody takes responsibility, there is no incentive for that. With a president with advanced dementia, there is not even anyone to talk to reasonably.
Thus, by acting relatively mildly and measured as Russia did so far, it will never stop the empire’s war machine from escalating. This may lead to Armageddon. Russia therefore needs to play out its strength and point to the weaknesses of the enemy.

If the U.S. England or French continues to help Ukraine inflicting damage on Russia (sinking of "Moskva", explosions in Russia), Russia should publicly threatening the U.S. carriers and sinking one of them must therefore be an option. With its hypersonic missiles, Russia can do that and the U.S. or nato does not have the means to prevent that. The consequences would be the following:

The risk of nuclear escalation is not higher, on the contrary. Europeans will whine and cry about Article 5 implementation, but beyond rhetoric, they can do nothing. The president cannot go nuclear for the loss of one carrier, because he risks the annihilation of his country. Escalating conventionally would put their entire fleet at risk.
Posted by Frank A. 2022-05-08 14:43||   2022-05-08 14:43|| Front Page Top

#3 You left out the photo that should accompany your comment.
Posted by Matt 2022-05-08 14:58||   2022-05-08 14:58|| Front Page Top

#4 /\ Another nightmarish scenario - Concurrent with the ongoing NORK testing, firing an RU 16 Bulava SLBM from North Korean waters at Guam.

Posted by Besoeker 2022-05-08 15:01||   2022-05-08 15:01|| Front Page Top

#5 #3 - *SNORT*
Posted by Frank G 2022-05-08 15:27||   2022-05-08 15:27|| Front Page Top

#6 From the moon of Alabama org.
Another most effective short-term way to retaliate for U.S. involvement is likely to personally harm U.S. celebrities, journalist warmongers, criminals like the Kagan Nuland duo or Congress hawks like Adams and Kinzinger. These folks are cowards when it comes to their life. Put THEIR skin into the game and things will change. Russia does not have the capabilities to do such but there are people for hire who do.
The Russian president Vladimir Putin is a very mindful man. I am sure that he and his team have thought through potential counter measures and decided to activate those that will harm the U.S. in the longer term. Their plan is to convince the deep state in the U.S., especially the people who own Biden, as well as the Pentagon and the CIA, that continuing the war will, over time, be more harmful to their aims than to Russia's.
This is an interesting idea floating around, that many are contemplating Maybe Russia should want US and NATO to escalate.
In this incoming weeks if Nato (USA) get in trapped attacking Transnistria which is a huge escalation, a sinking of a carrier, or the destruction of British navy ports would be justified and most important It will should be announced that Nato expanded the war first.

Posted by Frank A. 2022-05-08 15:36||   2022-05-08 15:36|| Front Page Top

#7 https://www.moonofalabama.org/.

Which post is your quote drawn from, Frank A.?
Posted by trailing wife 2022-05-08 17:02||   2022-05-08 17:02|| Front Page Top

#8 Here is the link
Posted by badanov 2022-05-08 17:21||   2022-05-08 17:21|| Front Page Top

#9 Re: Vicky Nuland.
Well, why didn't they do anything years ago? That slob Nuland just hangs around like that person who doesn't know when it is time to leave a host's house/party.
Posted by DooDahMan 2022-05-08 21:53||   2022-05-08 21:53|| Front Page Top

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