Category Archives: The Great Game

Americans Suffered A Series of Defeats In Syria – Part V

Dear Readers: Today finishing off Krutikov’s anaytical piece about the Pentagon’s blooper reel in the Syrian conflict. As mentioned, the Americans, as a last desperate gambit, and reaching very deeply into the old playbook from Vietnam, decided to send “advisors”  … Continue reading

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What Ukraina Has Become – The Diary Of A Kiev Resident

Dear Readers: Well, I reckon it’s “Ukraine Week” here at the Avalanche.  Following my 2-parter on the Malorossiya Founding Document, this piece from the Komsomolka actually fits in nicely as a sort of coda; one could even call it the … Continue reading

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Syria War: The Battle for the Capital of ISIS – Part III

Dear Readers: Today finishing this piece from VZGLIAD, by military/intelligence reporter Evgeny Krutikov.  Where we left off yesterday, Krutikov was analyzing the actions and motivations of the Kurdish militias.  Who seem to be, at this point, the only real ground … Continue reading

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Syria War: The Battle for the Capital of ISIS – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing to work through this piece from VZGLIAD, by military/intelligence reporter Evgeny Krutikov. Here I am doing just straight translation/summary.  Where we left off, Krutikov was discussing the Kurdish situation, how the Syrian government is prepared to offer the … Continue reading

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Syria War: The Battle for the Capital of ISIS – Part I

Dear Readers: You may be aware that the Syria War entered a new stage in the past week or so.  Things are looking up for the combined forces of the Syrian Army, with assistance from the Russian armed forces and … Continue reading

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A short musing on the Deep State and the likes of it… – by Lyttenburgh

Dear Readers: A brief introduction here, before I turn you over to my colleague, Lyttenburgh.  But continuing with our arcing theme of early summer, mysterious happenings, frolics in the forests, deep cabals and, of course, the Bard! Today being the … Continue reading

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Tatiana Herashcenko: Remember May 9, You Nazis! – Part III

Today finishing off Tatiana Herashchenko’s story, in her own words, of how she and her friends celebrated Victory Day (May 9) in Odessa.  Victory Day celebrates the day when Nazi Germany formally capitulated to the Soviet Union and its allies. … Continue reading

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