Monthly Archives: April 2022


April 30, 5:15pm ET Further Russian reinforcements to the Izyum axis are unlikely to enable stalled Russian forces to achieve substantial advances. Elements of unspecified Eastern Military District units and several air-defense assets are reportedly deploying from Belgorod to the Izyum … Continue reading

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SITREP on me, etc.

I can now walk 100 yards with a walker, go up and down a few steps, descend my driveway to a car. Life is good! I guess all you pro-Russians are afraid of dying in the wreckage of the world. … Continue reading

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Open Thread 28 April 2022

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Igor Ivanovich Strelkov – TTG

Regarding the situation at Donetsk frontline (Ido not have any information about other frontlines): Area south of Izyum: Continuing are fierce fights along the whole perimeter of the Russian foothold. Tactical advances can be observed everywhere. According to incoming data, … Continue reading

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“Mysterious Explosions Throughout Russia, Belgorod Ammunition Depot on Fire”

“The sound of explosions broke the stillness of the night in Russia’s Belgorod province, near the border with Ukraine, where Russian media reported an ammunition depot was on fire. The fire broke out in the early hours of Wednesday in … Continue reading

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“SpaceX shut down a Russian electromagnetic warfare attack in Ukraine last month — and the Pentagon is taking notes” – TTG

Brig. Gen. Tad Clark, director of the Air Force’s electromagnetic spectrum superiority directorate, said modern wars will increasingly involve electromagnetic warfare, particularly to shape the battlefield when conflicts begin. Dave Tremper, director of electronic warfare for the Office of the … Continue reading

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What about the Shanghai Tesla factory?

“Tesla’s second-biggest market in 2021 was China (after the U.S.),” the Forsythe tweet initially read, noting that “Chinese battery makers are major suppliers for Tesla’s EVs,” and that, “After 2009, when China banned Twitter, the government there had almost no leverage over … Continue reading

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“Horse, foot and guns”

As I have written before, there are no “defensive weapons” or “offensive weapons.” There is only intention in their use. Until they proved on the battlefield that they could stop a Russian onslaught and, indeed shatter it, the Ukrainian intention … Continue reading

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Sabotage? – TTG

MULTIPLE MASSIVE explosions have occurred in the western Russian city of Bryansk, according to reports. Large fires have been reported to be raging throughout the area with some reports indicating it could be a possible Ukrainian attack on an oil … Continue reading

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Ukrainian targeting is remarkably precise.

  The Ukrainian military said Saturday it destroyed a Russian command post in Kherson, a southern city that fell to Russian forces early in the war. The Ukrainian military intelligence agency posted a statement saying the command post was hit … Continue reading

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