Category Archives: Ukraine

China Gears Up to Take Advantage of Russia’s Dire Predicament: The Other Side of the Country

While Putin was busy with a futile attack on its western neighbour, the Russian Far East has continued to fall under China’s heavy thumb. And there is nothing that Russia can do about it! Neither Russia nor China are in … Continue reading

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The End of Vladimir Vladimirovich and What Happens to Ukraine When the Public Finally Finds Out

Putin’s Death Will Be Kept a Secret MI6 sources claim Vladimir Putin may already be dead amid speculation about the Russian leader’s health. The Daily Star reported that a body double may have been used for recent appearances, as Kremlin … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Wounded Get Best Care; Russia Kills Its Own Wounded

Russian conscripts are disillusioned and refusing to fight. They often disappear without a trace, and their families back in Russia never learn their fate. Russian officers are killing their own wounded and have been doing so for several months now. … Continue reading

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Peter Zeihan: 1 Hr. to Map the Collapse of Globalization

Brought to you by the Commonwealth Club of California: Peter Zeihan’s video interviews over the past 8 months have taken on a darker tone. His talks and interviews have always begun with a discussion of America’s retreat from the Bretton … Continue reading

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Peter Zeihan: Russia Losing the Land Bridge to Crimea

Since 2014, Crimea has seemed to be in the firm possession of Russia, with no possibility that Ukraine would ever take Crimea back. Now everything has changed, with the collapse of Russian forces north, east, and south. In the video … Continue reading

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Evolution of Russian Opinion on Putin’s War

Opinions inside Moscow have grown decidedly mixed. 88% of Russians are growing concerned about the way Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine is now going. State propaganda and political prosecutions of anti-war demonstrators can only swing public opinion so far, for … Continue reading

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No Animals Were Hurt in the Filming of This Video

But the adorable cat died two days later of complications from a traffic accident Source The video above documents evidence that China’s economy is only 40% as large as you have been told. If that is true then China has … Continue reading

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High Speed Internet on the Open Road

If you want high speed internet while living on the road, consider Elon Musk’s new Starlink in-motion offer (see image above). SpaceX gifted a boon (albeit an expensive one) to digital nomads earlier this year when it launched its Starlink … Continue reading

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Peter Zeihan in Canada: A Very Sober Presentation

Peter Zeihan spends the first ten minutes of his talk telling Canadians in Manitoba how their province can profit from the coming shortage of global metals and other minerals. Then he turns very sober as he brings the audience up … Continue reading

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Russia vs. Russia Civil War Begins

The Russian men fighting against Putin inside Ukraine conceal their identities in order to minimize the danger to family members back in Russia. And they are only a small part of the Russian men who are fleeing Russia to avoid … Continue reading

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Putin’s Ultimate Smackdown on the Russian People

Grabbing Men Off the Streets! Without giving them a chance to say good-bye to their loved ones, Russian security forces are grabbing Russian men off the streets and shipping them to the meat-grinder of Ukraine. They are sent to war … Continue reading

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Putin and Crimea: A Bridge Too Far

Here are a couple of videos that look at the logistical problems that Putin now faces as a result of the explosion on the Kerch Crimea bridge. In order to hold Crimea and the part of southern Ukraine that Russia … Continue reading

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Fill in the Gaps: Why Russia Performs Badly

Late middle aged Russian men without combat experience are being forcibly conscripted and sent to the Ukrainian front, as cannon fodder. They are being scooped up by conscription crews in order to “fill quota,” regardless of their physical condition. Russian … Continue reading

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Alternate Realities: Putin’s Magical Wand of Annexation vs. Military Realities on the Ground and Mass Exodus Out of Russia

First, Putin’s attempt at mobilizing young Russian men into the Russian army is leading to a mass exodus of young, capable men out of the country. Second, the new troops that are being sent to the Ukrainian front are mostly … Continue reading

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60,000 Dead So Far; Putin Says 500,000 Dead “OK”

Putin announced to close aides that the deaths of 500,000 Russians in his invasion of Ukraine would be acceptable losses to him. “The number of corpses of Russian soldiers, in these plans of Putin, does not play a role,” said … Continue reading

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Putin’s Vanity War is Ukraine’s Struggle for Existence

The Motivation Differential in the Ukraine War Young Russian men are fleeing Russia even faster than normal, because it is beginning to look like they may have to fight for the corrupt mafia state, if they stay. Russian men facing … Continue reading

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Annexation on the Nukes: A Deadly Cocktail

Putin chooses a queer tactic of desperation. First, annex territories that you do not control and never will. Then threaten to unleash a nuclear war if “your new territories” are threatened with attack. Peter Zeihan looks at which cities Putin … Continue reading

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Peter Zeihan on Collapse of Russian Empire

Putin did not have to invade Ukraine. He was having one of those Peter the Great moments and he suddenly felt like having a nice satisfying conquest. The funny thing is, it had not been going too badly for Russia … Continue reading

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V. Putin Is “Fiddler on the Roof,” While Russia Burns

More calls for Putin to resign from within Russia: More and more Russian officials are urging Vladimir Putin to get the hell out of the Kremlin as Moscow suffered another series of humiliating defeats in Ukraine this weekend. Just one … Continue reading

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Russia Turns to Iran for Ultra-Lethal Drone Force

Since Ukraine has been using Turkish drones to target the forces of the Russian invader, it is only fair that Russia turn to Iran to replace its drone losses. Does this mean that Iranian drones are better than Russian drones? … Continue reading

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6 Months of War in Ukraine; Surprises for All

Companies that have left Russia, companies that have stayed Europe is facing a cold winter without Russian natural gas. Europe is typically seen as weak in the knees and without gumption. Certainly the EU does not have a reputation as … Continue reading

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Another Russian Gas Pipeline to Europe Down

Winter is coming to Europe, just as supplies of Russian natural gas are being choked off. Is this an unfortunate coincidence, or do the geopolitics of Putin’s bloody war on Ukraine have something to do with it? For years, mainly … Continue reading

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Wagner Group HQ Destroyed; 100 Mercenaries Dead

As many as 100 mercenaries are believed to have been killed in the massive strike, including several deputy chiefs. Yevgeny Prigozhin is not believed to have been killed in the strike. Prigozhin, often referred to as “Putin’s chief,” had not … Continue reading

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100 Colonels, 15 Generals, 45,000 Soldiers

A demographic disaster in the making for Russia. Millions of civilians have left, besides all the war losses. Probably the biggest problem for the Russian military is the unsustainable rate of casualties it is suffering. The Russian forces simply can’t … Continue reading

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Forced Kidnapping of Over 250,000 Ukrainian Children: The Essential Barbarism of the Russian Government

Ukrainian civilians are being detained and deported to Russia through so-called filtration operations, according to a newly declassified report from the National Intelligence Council, which provides analysis for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. “The filtration process includes temporary detention, … Continue reading

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