Category Archives: Breaking News

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 Przewodów. 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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Ukraine War Day #260: The Death Of A Russian Hero

Dear Readers: Yesterday was an absolutely horrid day for the pro-Russian crowd, as everybody knows. When I woke up this morning, I just wanted to crawl back into bed and pull the covers over my head. Instead, I forced myself … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #256: General Zaluzhny And The Call Of Booty

“Rank has its privileges.” (Captain Queeg, from The Caine Mutiny) Dear Readers: At my own peril… I say this because I have at least one reader who is dissatisfied with these incessant Joker stories. And even challenges me to authenticate … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #254: The Joker Strikes Again!

“Gentlemen don’t read each other’s mail.” (Henry L. Stimson) Dear Readers: A couple of days ago we learned about a new Super-Villain who has entered the war arena. Calling himself The Joker, this hacker claims to have broken into NATO’s … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #239: Ten Rules Of Martial Law

Dear Readers, The big news yesterday: the Russian government declared, and Putin signed into law, a temporary state of “Martial Law” in the four new territories: Kherson, Zaporozhie, Donetsk, and Luhansk. The law comes into effect today, October 20, as … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #230: More Fireworks Plus Bad Intel

“In the end they will lay their freedom at our feet and say to us, Make us your slaves, but feed us.”― Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Grand Inquisitor Dear Readers: The question on everybody’s mind yesterday was, whether the Russian side will continue … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #223: Holding The Line

Dear Readers: Yesterday we talked about Ukrainian successes in two areas of their counter-offensive operations. Outnumbered, the current job of Russian forces is mostly to hang in there and hold the defensive lines while reinforcements are being trained. More men … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #219: Liman Sitrep: Critical

Dear Readers: Reporter Alyona Zadorozhnaya has been covering the sitrep on the Liman front. She works for RIA News. I don’t think she is actually out there and embedded with units, like Kots (I could be wrong), but nonetheless for … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #217: Shoigu + Abkhazia + The Usual Suspects

Dear Readers: Today sort of a mish-mash. There is so much stuff going on. The ultra-big news, of course, is the explosions at the North Stream pipelines. I decided not to post on that (much) because all the big-boys in … Continue reading

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