Monthly Archives: May 2022

Ukrainian artillery: the true king of battle – TTG

Artillery aiming technology that works like the Uber app helped Ukrainians to destroy almost an entire Russian battalion in a single attack this week. GIS Arta, an advanced situational awareness system developed by Ukrainian programmers in collaboration with British digital-mapping … Continue reading

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“Boeing Starliner docks to International Space Station for first time”

“The Boeing CST-100 Starliner docked to the International Space Station for the first time on Friday night.  The spacecraft made its first connection with the International Space Station’s (ISS) Harmony module at 8:28 p.m. EDT.  Boeing said that – in … Continue reading

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Russia assumes “protective” role for Azovstal PWs.

“The Kremlin said the combatants would be treated in line with international norms, though some Russian lawmakers demanded they be tried for war crimes and one demanded they face the death penalty. read more The Swiss-based International Committee of the Red … Continue reading

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Boeing Starliner Launches Enroute to ISS – TTG 

Boeing and NASA launched the company’s Starliner astronaut taxi on a crucial uncrewed mission to the International Space Station on May 19. The mission, known as Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2), lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station … Continue reading

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“On the Fundamentals of National Resistance” – TTG

By ten-forty-five it was all over. The town was occupied, the defenders defeated, and the war finished. The invader had prepared for this campaign as carefully as he had for larger ones. On this Sunday morning the postman and the … Continue reading

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“… UFO sightings are ‘national security concern’: ‘Need to continue to pursue this'”

I know a bureaucratic evasion when I see one and yesterday’s hearing before a committee of the Huse of Representatives was certainly one such. It was very much like a scene from the old Brit TeeVee series “Yes, Minister.” Here … Continue reading

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Attorney Michael Sussmann’s criminal trial begins related to the 2016 presidential campaign

By Robert Willmann Testimony began in the criminal trial of attorney Michael Sussmann on one charge of making a false statement, in a case brought by special counsel John Durham, who is authorized to “investigate whether any federal official, employee, … Continue reading

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“Captured Russians: Kremlin Commanders ‘Shooting Their Own Wounded'”

“Captured Kremlin soldiers have alleged to Ukrainian forces that their commanders are slaughtering wounded Russian troops rather than seeking medical treatment, Mirror reported. The soldiers claimed that a Russian lieutenant colonel has killed multiple injured troops. Recalling one account, the prisoners said … Continue reading

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A Development at Mariupol – TTG

Tonight’s Statement of the Ukrainian MOD Together the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Chief Intelligence Office of the Ministry of Defense, Border Control Service, the National Guard of Ukraine began the rescue operation of the defenders of Mariupol from Azovstal steelmill. … Continue reading

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“Lugs and Jibs: An “Autumn Leaves” Update” – TTG

The Shallow Water Sailors are an informal collection of small boat nuts who for over 40 years have been gathering on the Chesapeake to cruise. I’ve had the privilege of joining their spring or fall retreats from time to time. … Continue reading

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