Category Archives: Breaking News

Ukraine War Day #386: True Crime + Ice Dancing

Dear Readers: Today I have this rather odd story from Gazeta.ru, the reporter is Stefan Braun, who covers the Figure Skating beat. Readers who are not familiar with this particular subculture may be surprised to learn that, when it comes … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #373: Bad Karma In Bryansk

Dear Readers: Yesterday we talked about Ukrainians switching sides to fight alongside Russians. Today we talk about the opposite phenomenon: Russians joining the Ukrainian side. Readers may have heard about yesterday’s breaking news, the terror/diversionary attack against the Russian region … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #350: Sad Anniversary + Deck Chairs

Dear Readers: First a sad reminder: Today (February 8) is the 6th anniversary of the death of Givi, the legendary Donbass Commander for the Separatist forces. This is a timely reminder that this was did not start just a year … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #332: Going Nuts On The Battlefront

Dear Readers: Today (well, actually, yesterday) some important news from the battlefront. Looks like the Russian army have started their long-anticipated big offensive. (I could be wrong, but this looks to be the real deal.) People have been laying bets … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #323: Artyomovsk/Bakhmut What’s In A Name?

Dear Readers: After Soledar, the next domino predicted to fall to the Russians, according to popular wisdom, is the city of Bakhmut, in the Donetsk Oblast. To set the stage and make us all sound smarter at our cocktail parties … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #314: Who Was That Mysterious Blonde?

Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #303: Zelensky’s New Toys

Dear Readers: Just a quickie today, but look for something “meatier” over the weekend. Anyhow, I saw this concise summary, on Rybar, of all the goodies that were promised to Zelensky during his recent speech in the American Congress, here … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #293: Cat Among The Pigeons

Dear Readers: Today’s post is a quick follow-up to yesterday’s, because there was so much good discussion. Not to mention lots more things for the pro-Russian side to worry about! And if you are a worrier like me… it’s not … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #270: To The Last Ukrainian…

Dear Readers; When nations are at war, it is normal for warriors to indulge in boasts and taunts, on either side. But this practice should probably be retired, especially in the era of the internet, WHICH REMEMBERS EVERYTHING, and then … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #267: Poorly-Maintained Equipment?

Dear Readers: As everybody knows, the internet has been on fire about Monday’s incident in the Polish town of Przewod√≥w. That’s the one where a Ukrainian S-300 rocket swooped down on the heads of the two most unluckiest Polish tractor … Continue reading

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