Category Archives: Russia

RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 25 FEBRUARY 2021 by Patrick Armstrong

FAKE NEWS. Hackers or leakers (“We are Anonymous”) have released documents (1, 2, 3, 4) showing that a lot of “trusted news sources” are actually outlets for London-directed propaganda. All under sanctimonious claims of “democracy-promotion” or countering “disinformation”. (Apparently, “disinformation” … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 11 FEBRUARY 2021 by Patrick Armstrong

WAR PLANS. US/NATO war plans always start with a heavy bombardment. The expectation is that complete air superiority will be quickly gained so that aircraft and cruise missiles will have unrestricted freedom to destroy vital infrastructure. This succeeds against countries … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 14 JANUARY 2021 by Patrick Armstrong

RUSSIA-CHINA. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says: "In developing China-Russia strategic cooperation, we see no limit, no forbidden zone and no ceiling to how far this cooperation can go." The two now settle 25% of their business in their own … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 3 DECEMBER 2020 by Patrick Armstrong

RUSSIA AND COVID-19. I wonder whether Xi suspected at first (at first) that COVID might (might) have been a biowar attack and communicated that possibility to Putin. (There are probably people in Beijing who think the US used biowar in … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 19 NOVEMBER 2020 by Patrick Armstrong

KARABAKH. This ceasefire should last. Russian troops have been moved to the points of contact and secure the road link from Karabakh to Armenia proper. (Deployment positions and General Staff briefing). Baku recovered a lot of territory that had been … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 5 NOVEMBER 2020 by Patrick Armstrong

VALDAI. Putin's speech is here. To my mind, other than the funeral crack, the most memorable bit was his strong defence of a mixed economy: when things are purring along, free enterprise does the job but in bad times you … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 22 OCTOBER 2020 by Patrick Armstrong

(This, BTW, is the 802nd Sitrep – forgot to count. The first was in March 1997) WAAAY HARSH! Putin is only worried about catching a cold at the West's funeral. SOMETHING ELSE from the country that doesn't make anything. First … Continue reading

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A Bidengate summary from the Daily Mail

"Documents appear to show Hunter Biden's signature on $85 receipt for repair of laptops left at Delaware store at center of email scandal – while other paperwork reveals FBI's contact with owner A receipt from The Mac Shop in Wilmington, Delaware … Continue reading

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Murder in Berlin. Did the Russian FSB do it? by J.

In August 2019, Zelimkhan Khangoshvili a former Chechen insurgent commander who had been seeking asylum in Germany, was murdered in Berlin.  The German attorney general's office says the suspect in Khangoshvili's murder, who is identified only as Vadim K. or … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 8 OCTOBER 2020 by Patrick Armstrong

THE STRUGGLE INTENSIFIES. Stalin: "because they are becoming weaker, they feel that their last days are approaching and are compelled to resist with all the forces and all the means in their power". Navalniy, Belarus, Kyrgyz Republic, Armenia-Azerbaijan and another … Continue reading

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