Russia’s war in Ukraine is surely going poorly for President Putin. And if Ukraine gets its way it could get a lot worse: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is moving to overtake Russia from the inside out. Russia’s seven-month effort to conquer its neighbor, Ukraine, has recently been marked by a partial military mobilization, the country’s first since […] The post Ukraine Urges Russian Conscripts to ‘Sabotage’ Military Operations appeared first on 19FortyFive.
Panic and fear flooded the occupied territories as Russian forces rounded up men to fight and forced residents to vote in a staged referendum on joining Russia, Ukrainian officials and rights groups said.
Fair And Legal Referendum At Gunpoint in Ukraine, Russian Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds: Say what you will about Russia, but they are performing feats of magic before the world’s eyes. How else could one explain voting by mail or electronically when the vast majority of occupied Ukrainian territory has neither electricity nor a postal service? […] The post Russia’s Fake Ukraine Referendums Are Being Done ‘At Gunpoint’ appeared first on 19FortyFive.
We would like to introduce our readers to The Postil, a new source of competent geopolitical analysis. The piece reprinted below can be found at The Postil site, here. Its author is Jacques Baud, who I have read at other times. He seems to have a very good handle on the history and developments of the Ukrainian – Russian – NATO – Europe – US – Woke – Cancel culture conflict. Mr. Baud is given an introductory blurb that reads thus: Jacques Baud is a widely respected geopolitical expert whose publications include many articles and books, including Poutine: Maître du jeu?…
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Eric Zuesse The United Nations seems indifferent to the Ukrainian attacks on the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) as the latter voted Saturday on whether it should join Russia, an Italian observer from an UN-recognized nonprofit said. “Unfortunately, we see that the UN is asleep. Not only when it comes to Donbas but also to other countries in a similar situation. The UN has not been reacting,” Vito Grittani told reporters in Donetsk. The International Diplomatic Observatory (ODI-VG), which has consultative status with the UN’s Economic and Social Council, is headed by Grittani, who said the Ukrainian troops shelled the…
Thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims have flocked to central Ukraine to mark the Jewish new year, ignoring international travel warnings
The following article, United States Weapons Manufacturers are Making Beaucoup Bucks from Russo-Ukrainian Conflict, was first published on Big League Politics. According to an Associated Press report published on September 10, 2022, United States weapons manufacturers are largely profiting from the Russo-Ukrainian conflict. Press TV reported that there have been “massive increases in procurement orders for US weaponry being earmarked for Ukraine’s military.” US military officials claimed that the Pentagon has been receiving increased requests for weapons, which includes the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, (HIMARS), that many Western military experts have claimed to be a game-changer in the Russo-Ukrainian…
For the first time, Putin has spelt out his military objective so explicitly, ie the absorption of Russian-dominated regions of Lugansk, Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Kherson into the Russian Federation based on “referendums” to be conducted by them soon. He made repeated references to a 1,000 km “line of contact” with Ukrainian forces that has been created by Russian forces surrounding these areas.
Thousands of mostly Hasidic Jewish pilgrims flocked to central Ukraine to mark their faith's new year on Sunday.