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Ukraine War Day #326: Soledar Aftermath

Dear Readers: Today I have two short pieces, both with a similar theme: The effect on civilians, and how they survived these weeks of ferocious fighting, resulting in the Russian victory in Soledar. In reading both pieces, one must keep … 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 #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 #93: Water Crisis In The Donbass

Humanitarian law is […] designed to protect civilian objects, including those indispensable to the survival of the civilian population. Article 29 of the Convention on the law relating to the non-navigational uses of international watercourses, adopted by the General Assembly … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #84: Infrastructure and War Communism

Dear Readers: In the madness of war, here and there we have some indications of normal life returning. For me that’s always a “feel-good” type of story! Electricity In Mariupol For example, reporter Vera Basilaya writes that electricity has been … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #7

Dear Readers: Some bullet points from the battle front: The key city of Kherson is fully under Russian control, according to Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson Igor Konashenkov. Reminder that Kherson is the main link to Crimea. After this war is … Continue reading

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Stalinville – Okay, But What About Leningrad?

Dear Readers: As we approach December 9 Victory Day in Russia (which, alas, had to be postponed this year due to the Coronavirus quarantine), there are many stories in the Russian press relating to the war and the victory.  Starting … Continue reading

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