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Ukraine War Day #208: Desperate Situation In Nikolaev

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece for your edification, the reporter is Darya Volkova. In previous posts we have already met a very nice lady named Larisa Shesler. Larisa is a human rights activist who hails from the Nikolaev … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #182: The Start Of The Nikolaev Offensive

Dear Readers: Yesterday (Tuesday the 23rd) the Russian Ministry of Defense officially announced the Grand Opening of the Nikolaev offensive! With much fanfare they announced that Russian troops had crossed the administrative border of the Nikolaev Oblast and set foot … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #149: Waiting For…

ESTRAGON: I can’t go on like this. VLADIMIR: That’s what you think. ― Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot Dear Readers: There was some interesting news from the American capital. It seems that, after Madame Zelenska addressed the American Congress (receiving … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #77: Never Too Early To Think About Rebuilding

Dear Readers: Even as the war still rages on many fronts, with towns and cities falling to rubble, one after the other — there are some pockets of relative peace where constructive work is going on. Today I have a … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #70: Normal Life (concluded)

Dear Readers: Before starting: I want to mention a glitch in the Comments section on the sidebar. For some reason, some comments are not appearing this morning. I can see them (from my WordPress Administrator dashboard), but don’t see them … 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 #27 – A Tale Of Two Cities

Dear Readers: After a brief interruption for surreal therapy sessions and other breaking news, we return to this story about the Kherson Oblast, and its recent history. Where we left off: we saw that post-Maidan the region was flooded with … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #24

Dear Readers: I will start with a story that should be interesting to military hardware geeks and war-gamers. Military expert Yury Knutov, who curates the “Anti-Air Defense Museum” explains to reporter Andrei Rezchikov why the Russian military decided to use … Continue reading

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