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

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Lost_in_the_HTTP

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Call me crazy….
Putin has a surgery coming up soon, I wonder if there will be “unexpected complications” that render him unable to lead.
 

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VLADIMIR Putin is set to undergo an operation for cancer and will hand over power to his hardline spy chief, a Kremlin insider has reportedly claimed.

The Russian tyrant’s health has been source of considerable speculation amid reports that he is battling both abdominal cancer and Parkinson’s Disease...


Hope this is some plan to ease him out of power and end the war. But unfortunately his replacement looks to be an even bigger warmonger than he is. Still, you never know...
VLADIMIR Putin is set to undergo an operation for cancer and will hand over power to his hardline spy chief, a Kremlin insider has reportedly claimed.

The Russian tyrant’s health has been source of considerable speculation amid reports that he is battling both abdominal cancer and Parkinson’s Disease...


Hope this is some plan to ease him out of power and end the war. But unfortunately his replacement looks to be an even bigger warmonger than he is. Still, you never know...
schizophrenia symptoms, such as hallucinations or delusions, and mood disorder symptoms, such as depression or mania
Mental health and Parkinson’s symptoms.
Kind of sounds like brain cancer to me.
 

rommelrommel

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ALCMs from B-52s or a Tomahawk would probably the most likely. Both carry the W80 variable yield tactical warhead. I believe the B-2 can only carry gravity dropped B61s.
Tomahawks with nuclear capability haven’t been available for about a decade.

The issue with air launch (or any cruise missile) is that the Russians will see it coming and shoot the cruise missile down with relative ease.
 

K1052

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Tomahawks with nuclear capability haven’t been available for about a decade.

The issue with air launch (or any cruise missile) is that the Russians will see it coming and shoot the cruise missile down with relative ease.
I believe that's why the US is developing stealth options like the AGM-181.

Also successful defense of Russian assets very much depends on the skill and alertness of their AD operators which I think is a topic open for much more debate now.
 

Muse

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Oh good, the breakup of the country with the largest nuclear arsenal in the world. What could go wrong?
The very existence of all these Hydrogen bombs equates to perpetual threat. Even so, Russia's do not guarantee they have cohesion. In any case, did you view the video? That question was brought up by the interviewer and answered by the interviewee, IIRC toward the end.
 

Zorba

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Call me crazy….
Putin has a surgery coming up soon, I wonder if there will be “unexpected complications” that render him unable to lead.
If he really does have cancer, that might explain this war. Staring his own mortality in face made him decide to "cement" his legacy.
 

Muse

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The existence of nuclear weapons is simple, really, because death is the price we must ultimately pay. Every additional country with them is a ticking time bomb. This is why there are hostile moves made against proliferation. And why some would argue that wiping nations like Iran off the face of the earth can be justified for the threat their nuclear programs would one day pose.

If I have witnessed anything since 2016, it is this. Humans are irrational, emotional, animals. We cannot be trusted with making rational decisions, and nuclear weapons, MAD, requires rational thinking. Nothing Russia has done this year assuages my concern, and only affirms this guiding principle... this fear. That one day all nations will be doomed by inviting madness. Because we are only human, and our touch with reality is only temporary. Lasting only as long as our conditioning with faith to uphold honor, integrity, and scientific principles.
We are witness to how easily those things are discarded. Human nature is antithetical to them. Sanity is a garden that requires constant vigilance, and we took it for granted.
"Sanity is a full time job"
 
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rommelrommel

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Wounded in action with several high ranking officers killed.

https://ukrainetoday.org/2022/05/01/chief-of-the-general-staff-of-the-russian-armed-forces-injured-near-izyum-media/




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Beau says big if true

 
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zinfamous

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Wounded in action with several high ranking officers killed.

https://ukrainetoday.org/2022/05/01/chief-of-the-general-staff-of-the-russian-armed-forces-injured-near-izyum-media/




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that's a lot of specific details about how he was evacuated, so I guess true.
 
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emperus

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Wounded in action with several high ranking officers killed.

https://ukrainetoday.org/2022/05/01/chief-of-the-general-staff-of-the-russian-armed-forces-injured-near-izyum-media/




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How does this even happen? The top commander? Russia's military really is SHIT.
 

tweaker2

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Those nasty ballistic greeting cards the Ukrainians are sending to those Russian generals that dare trespass onto Ukrainian soil is testament to how warmly welcoming and obliging the Ukrainians are toward flag rank Russians who are looking to embellish their personnel jackets with combat creds from a posthumous point of view.

Kudos to Ukrainian intel services for their tracking and targeting abilities.
 

rommelrommel

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You really need some eejit that looks like he can't afford a shaver in an attic to tell you on YouTube that removing the equivalent of the chief of staff of the army is a "big deal"?

Talk about delegation of all critical thinking!
Ligma ballz fuckface, I posted the video so people could see it.
 

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