Category Archives: Breaking News

Ukraine War Day #128: Retreat From Snake Island!

Dear Readers: Well, what can I say? Snake Island was back in the news yesterday, and the news is not good for the pro-Russian crowd. While Team Ukraine danced and hooted like chimpanzees, Team Russia erupted in disbelief and anger. … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #120: The Classical Cauldron

Dear Readers: I must interrupt my Snake Island coverage, to bring some breaking news from the battlefront. Namely, the creation of a so-called “Classical Cauldron” by the Russian forces. Under the supposition that this news won’t make it to Westie … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #118: Why Did Ukies Bomb Oil Rig?

Dear Readers: The big war news yesterday (Monday) was the Ukrainian bombing of an offshore oil drilling platform, owned by the company Chernomor-Nefte-Gaz (“Black Sea Oil-Gas”). The platform is one of three located in the middle of the Black Sea, … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #117: Ukrainian General Staff – I Did Na-zi That Coming!

Dear Readers: First my apologies for the flippant headline. I personally abhor all loss of human life. On the other hand, I have been waiting patiently for quite a long time to employ that particular pun, so I should be … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #114: Zaporozhie News

Dear Readers: For today’s theme we go back to Zaporozhie, land of the famous Zaporozhian Cossacks! In this piece, reporter Alexei Degtyarev writes that residents of the Zaporozhie Oblast had all their debts forgiven to Ukrainian banks and other lenders. … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #111: Svyatogorsk Mayor To Keep Post

Dear Readers: Just a quickie today, but still on the theme of “Cadre changes” in the wake of the Russian invasion. Or, in this case, a non-change of cadre! So I have this piece by reporter Evgeny Romanov. A rather … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #103: Severodonetsk Update Plus Cossacks

Dear Readers: For today’s post I have two topics, first a battlefield update, and then a “feel-good” story (well, feeling good if you like Cossacks!) Several Donuts Little joke there. One of the military channels I follow, Defense Politics Asia, … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #98: Politics Trumps Propaganda As Kiev Regime Crumbles

Dear Readers: There is some very interesting news about the inner turmoils of the Zelensky Regime in its death agony. I have this piece by reporter Andrei Rezchikov, concerning the forced resignation of Ukraine’s “official” Ombudsman, a person named Ludmila … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #96: Daily Grind vs Derring-Do

Dear Readers: Continuing on yesterday’s theme of Zaporozhie. But there was also some very exciting and nail-biting news about neighboring Kherson. I would prefer to focus on stories about rebuilding, establishing the new government, children going back to school, everybody … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #94: Russians Take Liman

ERRATUM: I had a wrong map of Liman. Thanks to commenter “chele” for noticing this. (It’s just some map I found on the internet). I have replaced it with a better map which I hope is more correct. Dear Readers: … Continue reading

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