Monthly Archives: February 2024

Illia Ponomarenko on two years of war

Two years. It’s been two years since that fucking night of February 24. We knew — well, we’ve been told “it’s not 100% confirmed yet…but THIS is possibly due at 4 am or  5 am, stay put.”  A half-glass of … Continue reading

Posted in TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 14 Comments

The Register on the leak of Chinese infosec vendor’s hacking activities

A cache of stolen document posted to GitHub appears to reveal how a Chinese infosec vendor named I-Soon offers rent-a-hacker services for Beijing. The trove appeared on GitHub last week and contains hundreds of documents documenting I-Soon’s activities. Analysis of … Continue reading

Posted in China, Cyber, TTG | 24 Comments

IM-1 lander enters lunar orbit

WASHINGTON — Intuitive Machines’ first lunar lander mission entered orbit around the moon Feb. 21, setting up a landing attempt in a day. The company announced on social media that the Nova-C lander, named Odysseus, performed a 408-second burn of … Continue reading

Posted in Space, TTG | 10 Comments

“Indicted ex-FBI informant told investigators he got Hunter Biden dirt from Russian intelligence officials”

CNN  — The former FBI informant charged with lying about the Bidens’ dealings in Ukraine told investigators after his arrest that Russian intelligence officials were involved in passing information to him about Hunter Biden, prosecutors said Tuesday in a new court … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Politics, TTG | 43 Comments

“Heavy Fog In Channel; Continent Cut Off.” – Walrus.

INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS: CODE FLAG “U” – YOU ARE STANDING INTO DANGER! America is the Titanic and our Iceberg is something called “Inversion”. I tried to draw attention to this in August 2014 by quoting that Times Of London … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Policy, Politics, Walrus | 106 Comments

“Ukraine War, 17 February 2024: Melee in Avdiivka”

Hello everybody! An update at ‘unusual hour’, because of latest developments in the Avidiivka area. Essentially, upon realising that the ZSU is in the process of withdrawing from the ruins of the town, the Russians launched such a massive onslaught, … Continue reading

Posted in The Military Art, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 69 Comments

Open Thread – 16 February 2024

As SSG Gutierrez would sometimes enthusiastically answer the company phone, no matter who was calling, “Charging Charlie, One Three Five, speak your nickel’s worth.” A piece of big news this morning is the death of Navalny in a Russian prison. … Continue reading

Posted in Open Thread | 68 Comments

Space Wars?

MDA, SDA Announce Upcoming Launch of the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor and Tranche 0 Satellites The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Space Development Agency (SDA) announce the upcoming launch of six satellites into low-Earth orbit from Space Launch … Continue reading

Posted in Russia, Space, Space Force, TTG | 17 Comments

“New NATO Member Finland Elects a President Set to Keep Up Hard Line on Neighboring Russia”

Associated Press | By Jari Tanner HELSINKI — Former Prime Minister Alexander Stubb has narrowly won a runoff vote to become Finland’s next president, who will steer security policy that includes integrating the new NATO member into the alliance at … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Russia, TTG | 63 Comments

“The Advent of Russia and the New World”

A new world is being born before our eyes. Russia’s military operation in Ukraine has opened a new era – and in three dimensions at once. And of course, in the fourth, domestic Russian. Here begins a new period both … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Russia, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 75 Comments