Tag Archives: Kirill Stremousov

Ukraine War Day #222: More Ukrainian Success; But The Numbers Don’t Lie

Dear Readers: Over the weekend the Ukrainians continued their multiple counter-offensives and achieved notable success on two major fronts: (1) Continuing from the Liman bridgehead to attack the new Russian defense line at Kremennaya; and then, even scarier, (2) A … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #210: Kherson Puts On Weight, Ukraine Gets Skinnier

Dear Readers: I won’t bother to re-relay all the exciting news which I am sure readers have seen on other sites; Putin’s talks with Erdoğan and other peers at the Uzbekistan summit; the decision to go ahead with the referendums; … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #206: Terrorism + Second Front?

First a housekeeping note for my Dear Readers: Please don’t get scared if I go missing a day or two. It may not happen, but I just want to alert all of you, in case it does. I am on … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #195: News From The Front

Dear Readers: Scanning the news, trying to figure out how that Ukrainian counter-offensive is working out for them… If you read the pro-Ukrainian sources (or American Newsweek, for example) then it’s going great, Ukrainian army is conquering swathes of territory … 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 #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 #69: Normal Life (continued)

Dear Readers: Continuing to review this piece, by reporters Darya Volkova and Alyona Zadorozhnaya. Where we left off: The newly (Russian)-appointed authorities in Kherson have accepted the responsibility of securing safe water supply to Crimea. That is a core component … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #68: Still On The Theme Of Normal Life

Dear Readers: Before getting to my main theme today, I just wanted to share this piece from Scott Ritter, in case you have not seen it yet. Scott is one of the best analysts of this war, in my opinion. … Continue reading

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