Monthly Archives: March 2023

Ukrainian MOD casualty numbers – TTG 

I’ve gotten a lot of push back on my last thread on Russian casualties about AFU casualty counts being horse shit. Lets talk about that in this thread. RUSI had reported every Ukrainian front line platoon in the war has … Continue reading

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Open Thread – 30 March 2023

I’m sure there are things many here are dying to get off their chests. Have at it. TTG

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Why We Fight* – TTG

*with apologies to Frank Capra RIGA, Latvia — A Russian court on Tuesday ordered a two-year jail sentence for the single father of a 13-year-old girl who drew an antiwar picture in art class at school, in a case that … Continue reading

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Mick Ryan on the coming Ukrainian offensive – TTG

Over the past two months, Russian forces have undertaken a series of thrusts in eastern Ukraine to capture territory and weaken Ukraine’s armed forces. In regions around Kreminna, Bakhmut and Avdiivka they have made some gains, but at high cost … Continue reading

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“It’s 7 a.m. in Tel Aviv after a night of protests. Here’s what you need to know about Israel’s political crisis” – TTG

Massive crowds filled the streets of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv late Sunday night after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister over his opposition to a planned judicial overhaul. Israel has seen months-long protests over the planned judicial overhaul, … Continue reading

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Russia to base nuclear warheads in Belarus… so what? – TTG

The United States and its European allies warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday against what they said was “dangerous” nuclear rhetoric after he announced plans to store tactical nuclear weapons in neighboring Belarus, a close ally of Moscow that … Continue reading

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“Drone strike kills US contractor in Syria; US retaliates” – TTG

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. contractor was killed and five U.S. service members and one other U.S. contractor were wounded when a suspected Iranian drone struck a facility on a coalition base in northeast Syria on Thursday, the Pentagon said. … Continue reading

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“Ukrainian troops impress US trainers as they rapidly get up to speed on Patriot missile system” – TTG

Fort Sill, Oklahoma CNN  — The Ukrainian soldiers waved and honked their horns as they drove along a dirt road at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, moving their vehicles into position to defend against a hypothetical Russian missile barrage. These were not ordinary … Continue reading

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“Russia hauls 1950s-era tanks out of storage to join battlefield” – TTG

Russia appears to have pulled 1950s-era tanks out of storage in the latest sign of a serious armour shortage in its army. Pictures and video have emerged of what experts say are T-54 and T-55 tanks being transported by rail … Continue reading

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“Terran 1 | Good Luck, Have Fun” – TTG

Weather forecasts point to excellent conditions for Relativity Space’s third attempt at launching the world’s first 3D-printed rocket, currently set for late Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Space Force forecasters on Monday said weather around Launch Complex 16 … Continue reading

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