Russia on brink of ... NOPE! Russia INVADES Ukraine!

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fskimospy

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Oh, I get it now, this is you trying out some shit for a stand up routine and this was the punch line.

Your act really isn't very funny. Probably need to find a different subject than Russia's invasions of an its neighbors.
I enjoy the mental and moral gymnastics on display here. He is absolutely enraged by Israel’s operation in Gaza and condemns western military actions at every turn but when he sees Russia engaging in something that dwarfs either of these he’s like ‘well you have to see where they are coming from’.

Like - what.
 

feralkid

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While nonsense in content one would think this would motivate MAGA to take action against Russia and provide Ukraine aide:



Much like with Alien abduction/ Anal-Probing, we can safely assume 10% of the populace doesn't really seem to mind.


Percentage within MAGA much higher, of course.
 

Drach

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Ruzzian state TV is just a dark comedy show trying to fluff the populace into thinking they are the greatest thing ever..
 
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kage69

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Putin is demanding that his orc meat waves take Chasiv Yar by May 9th. Things are going to get extra crunchy there in the coming days.

I imagine orcs will have to repeat the constant glide bomb pounding they did in Avdiivka, as standard infantry and armor pushes get them a few meters at a time, if anything, and at enormous cost.

On the plus side, 3rd Assault Brigade is still stacking dead Russians like cords of wood, and the UK is sending some DE anti drone units which should come in handy.
 

trenchfoot

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Ruzzian state TV is just a dark comedy show trying to fluff the populace into thinking they are the greatest thing ever..

Pride in one's nation is that one thing that will cause folks to rally around their flag but when that nation is in the act of exterminating the peoples of a neighboring nation from which thousands of their own relatives are fighting to keep their lands and the homes it's built on because their leader, the one that will kill anyone for looking at him the wrong way, told his subjects that their relatives and their neighbors are all of a sudden Nazis that need to be killed off en masse, well, now they're going to have to fake that pride of theirs and especially so the loyalty to the leader and not the nation they're a citizen of real good or that leader will get very angry and repurpose their existence in ways that fictional horror stories pale in comparison.

Sucks to be a Russian at the moment, and they can all blame themselves for allowing themselves to be ruled by a mob boss Godfather. That being said, I do recognize that we have one of our own capo dei capi that's attempting to imitate Putin's style of "governance" right here at home, perish the thought.
 

Drach

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Pride in one's nation is that one thing that will cause folks to rally around their flag but when that nation is in the act of exterminating the peoples of a neighboring nation from which thousands of their own relatives are fighting to keep their lands and the homes it's built on because their leader, the one that will kill anyone for looking at him the wrong way, told his subjects that their relatives and their neighbors are all of a sudden Nazis that need to be killed off en masse, well, now they're going to have to fake that pride of theirs and especially so the loyalty to the leader and not the nation they're a citizen of real good or that leader will get very angry and repurpose their existence in ways that fictional horror stories pale in comparison.

Sucks to be a Russian at the moment, and they can all blame themselves for allowing themselves to be ruled by a mob boss Godfather. That being said, I do recognize that we have one of our own capo dei capi that's attempting to imitate Putin's style of "governance" right here at home, perish the thought.
I guess this could be carried over to many other nations. Thanks for your insight.
 
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Young Grasshopper

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Anyone remember nonsense posts like these?


As demonstrated by the russian hits on ukrainean electrical infrastructure, those are easily repaired, they do not need advanced technology. Attacks agains that infrastructure will probably happen, but first they hit the most important and irreplaceble rafineries. They hit the distilation towers, which are done uniquely for each refinery and even in normal peace times, the time to build these is up to 3 years. Under sanctions it's almost impossible, because without western tech, they are unable to repair them. So unless they bypass sanctions, if those towers are taken out, there will hamper substantially the ability to produce different fractions of oils

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Russia has managed to quickly repair some of the critical refineries that were hit by Ukrainian drones. Consequently, the capacity of Russian refineries idled due to the UAV attacks has been reduced to about 10% from almost 14% at the end of March.

There have been no reports of any successful attacks on Russia's major refineries since the Taneko plant was struck on 2 April. Reuters stressed that Russia is quickly rebuilding its refineries despite difficulties in obtaining Western technologies.

Years? LOL more like weeks. BTW, I found this part amusing:

“As demonstrated by the russian hits on ukrainean electrical infrastructure, those are easily repaired, they do not need advanced technology.”

Yeah I don’t see how the destruction of entire power plants, using machinery built during the USSR era being ‘easily repaired’.
 

fskimospy

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Anyone remember nonsense posts like these?








Years? LOL more like weeks. BTW, I found this part amusing:

“As demonstrated by the russian hits on ukrainean electrical infrastructure, those are easily repaired, they do not need advanced technology.”

Yeah I don’t see how the destruction of entire power plants, using machinery built during the USSR era being ‘easily repaired’.
So they were able to repair less than 30% of capacity. We have no idea what percentage hit the distillation towers other than it seems like at least a few.

I have to say it's notable how much Russian propagandists like you are focused on these refineries and declaring that this isn't a problem. The more you claim it isn't a problem the more it seems like a problem.
 
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Couple of points:


Shades of the Canadian defectors?



""I'm not afraid of being killed, but I know what would happen to me if I got captured. So that ain't gonna happen," he said.

Bentley has referred to himself as "the Donbas Cowboy" and previously publicized pro-Kremlin content through his social media presence.

"I don't need to go back to the U.S.," Bentley said, adding that he has a passport with the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic and is a Russian citizen."


Would he be jailed in the US?
 

fskimospy

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Couple of points:


Shades of the Canadian defectors?



""I'm not afraid of being killed, but I know what would happen to me if I got captured. So that ain't gonna happen," he said.

Bentley has referred to himself as "the Donbas Cowboy" and previously publicized pro-Kremlin content through his social media presence.

"I don't need to go back to the U.S.," Bentley said, adding that he has a passport with the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic and is a Russian citizen."


Would he be jailed in the US?
No. What would he be jailed for?
 

Stokely

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While nonsense in content one would think this would motivate MAGA to take action against Russia and provide Ukraine aide:


They've already conquered more states than three and own a Presidential candidate. Didn't cost anything but willingness and ability to send out a metric ton of misinformation targeting rubes.
 

K1052

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Couple of points:


lol if the USAF lost 10% of it's combat aircraft to enemy action people would be having a strokes.

Long term the issue is going to be the VKS is racking up enormous amounts of hours on their airframes which will turn into availability problems somewhere down the road because production is anemic. Ukraine has the same issue but a much smaller force to equip and many more places to get newer aircraft from.
 

cytg111

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Anyone remember nonsense posts like these?








Years? LOL more like weeks. BTW, I found this part amusing:

“As demonstrated by the russian hits on ukrainean electrical infrastructure, those are easily repaired, they do not need advanced technology.”

Yeah I don’t see how the destruction of entire power plants, using machinery built during the USSR era being ‘easily repaired’.
Imagine supporting Russia doing this, targeting civilians and double tapping.
Clear as day war crimes.


Imagine if you were Russian and watched your own country commit these crimes. What kind of a coward would not try to stop it from within?
 

fskimospy

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Imagine supporting Russia doing this, targeting civilians and double tapping.
Clear as day war crimes.


Imagine if you were Russian and watched your own country commit these crimes. What kind of a coward would not try to stop it from within?
Well according to these clowns Russia isn’t targeting civilians, except when Russia does and then Ukraine deserves it. Depends on what lie is more convenient.
 

kage69

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When we call it a terrorist state, that's not hyperbole. If you attack civilians using tactics popular with folks like AQ, ISIS and the Haqqani assholes, guess what? You're a terrorist.

In this case one that has a seat on the UNSC. So fucked up, this world we live in. Like listening to dickless shills pretend Russia the war criminal is the victim here.


What do the Two Cyka think about Russian forces targetting first responders and the wounded? Doesn't Happen or Don't Care? Or maybe they could enlighten us as to why Russians are committing widespread war crimes at the behest of Joe Biden, Obama, the Easter Bunny, or whomever...
 

Young Grasshopper

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What do the Two Cyka think about Russian forces targetting first responders and the wounded? Doesn't Happen or Don't Care? Or maybe they could enlighten us as to why Russians are committing widespread war crimes at the behest of Joe Biden, Obama, the Easter Bunny, or whomever...




At least 25 people have been killed after Ukrainian forces shelled a busy suburban shopping area in the Russian-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, according to local officials.


Alexei Kulemzin, the city’s Russian-installed mayor, said Ukrainian artillery had fired on a bustling district where shops and a market are located. Denis Pushilin, the Russian-appointed head of the Donetsk region, said emergency services were working at the scene, adding that a further 20 people, including two children, had been injured in the strike on the suburb of Tekstilshchik.



Just a friendly reminder of which side is ACTUALLY killing civilians.
 

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fskimospy

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Just a friendly reminder of which side is actually killing civilians.
In case you need a refresher:


If you're looking for the killing of civilians by Russia in specific:


During the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Russian military have carried out deliberate attacks against civilian targets[1][2][3] and indiscriminate attacks in densely-populated areas.[4] The United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine says the Russian military exposed the civilian population to unnecessary and disproportionate harm by using cluster bombs[5][6][7][8] and by firing other weapons with wide-area effects into civilian areas, such as missiles, heavy artillery shells and multiple launch rockets.[7] As of 2024, the attacks had resulted in the documented deaths of between 10,000[9] and 16,500 civilians.[10] On 22 April 2022, the UN reported that of the 2,343 civilian casualties it had been able to document, it could confirm 92.3% of these deaths were as a result of the actions of the Russian armed forces.[11]

And of course these are just the documented deaths, we all know that Russia is killing far more civilians in areas it has occupied.

Since you seem to care about civilian deaths, you will surely join us all in condemning this, right?
 
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fskimospy

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That's horrible. As a lover of peace I'm sure you agree that Russia should immediately end it's invasion of Ukraine and withdraw it's troops right?
That's a very good point! We all know @Young Grasshopper loves peace above all else and he's previously said essentially that Ukraine should surrender to stop people from dying. By this logic Russia should surrender, otherwise these deaths are their fault.
 

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