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    Quote Originally Posted by gondrin View Post
    While this doesn't pertain to the Ukraine war, it still involves Russia and invading others.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world...f07592551934ce
    Maybe he's remembering the cover from 2000AD, way back in the 70s? There was a series there about the Russians invading the UK, and the last battle the UK army fought was at Stonehenge. Trying to remember what it was called....Invasion maybe? I know it was set in 1999.

    Sounds insane, but nothing this guy is coming out with makes any sense anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaleredar View Post
    Damn, I didn't know Russia had its own version of Alex Jones.
    Their state TV anchors are nothing but. Heck even before this invasion, they were known for assaulting foreign quests on air... among other things.

    Truly a nation of uncivilized orcs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iphie View Post
    No missiles that can reach into russia

    Given that russia was very clear about this I'm not surprised.
    But if you get close enough to the border...... Nah Ukraine would never do that, would they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Logwyn View Post
    But if you get close enough to the border...... Nah Ukraine would never do that, would they?
    Yeah...that's why the line is a BIT fuzzy. I mean at face value a kid's slingshot would cross the line, the US is apparently going to provide MLRS's after all, just no long range missiles, max range will be 70km/44mi, which means that they can't be deployed anywhere where they would be both useful to shoot the invaders AND to hit russia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iphie View Post
    Yeah...that's why the line is a BIT fuzzy. I mean at face value a kid's slingshot would cross the line, the US is apparently going to provide MLRS's after all, just no long range missiles, max range will be 70km/44mi, which means that they can't be deployed anywhere where they would be both useful to shoot the invaders AND to hit russia.
    I'm not exactly sure why should Russia be safe from the war of terror it started on a neighbor? So what if say, Moscow gets some of what it dishes out? Could make them rethink the worth of their terrorist campaign, if they weren't safe and sound from it.
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    True, I was just bored and tired but you are correct.

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    millennials were the kids of the 9/11 survivors.

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    Interesting and still no surprise what a far-right conspiracy hell hole this forum is.

    And no: I don't care to get banned for that, that's typical for fascists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zorkuus View Post
    Their state TV anchors are nothing but. Heck even before this invasion, they were known for assaulting foreign quests on air... among other things.

    Truly a nation of uncivilized orcs.
    Speaking of, on the Bitch's show, a Russian politician suggested they should abduct a NATO defence minister, take them back to Moscow and 'question' them about NATO's involvement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Azadina View Post
    I'm not exactly sure why should Russia be safe from the war of terror it started on a neighbor? So what if say, Moscow gets some of what it dishes out? Could make them rethink the worth of their terrorist campaign, if they weren't safe and sound from it.
    Multiple reasons:
    1: We don't want russia to start claiming their continued existence is under attack.
    2: As long as Ukraine is defending all's good, if they go on conquest that won't be necessarily perceived as a good thing.
    3: Bombarding, say, Moscow will galvanise the population and nip any rebellious thoughts in the bud.

    While I can't say that 'give russia a taste of it's own medicine' won't feel good the fact of the matter is that there is a non-zero percent chance of a very undesirable escalation from the russian side. Is it blackmail? Yes, but that does not change the facts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Corvus View Post
    Speaking of, on the Bitch's show, a Russian politician suggested they should abduct a NATO defence minister, take them back to Moscow and 'question' them about NATO's involvement.
    Do you want WWIII? Because that's a good way to get on that path... Seriously though if these lawmakers go any further putin will start looking downright reasonable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iphie View Post
    Multiple reasons:
    1: We don't want russia to start claiming their continued existence is under attack.
    2: As long as Ukraine is defending all's good, if they go on conquest that won't be necessarily perceived as a good thing.
    3: Bombarding, say, Moscow will galvanise the population and nip any rebellious thoughts in the bud.

    While I can't say that 'give russia a taste of it's own medicine' won't feel good the fact of the matter is that there is a non-zero percent chance of a very undesirable escalation from the russian side. Is it blackmail? Yes, but that does not change the facts.
    1. It's not. Don't give a flying f about ruski feefees. War ends immediately when they fuck out of Ukraine. They know that.

    2. Retaliation has nothing to do with conquest, don't be silly dear.

    3. Possible, but that puts the wealthy in Russia in danger of dying rather than just the poor rabble. Are they willing to keep chancing it? I doubt it.
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    True, I was just bored and tired but you are correct.

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    millennials were the kids of the 9/11 survivors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corvus View Post
    Speaking of, on the Bitch's show, a Russian politician suggested they should abduct a NATO defence minister, take them back to Moscow and 'question' them about NATO's involvement.
    Are those people actually mentally insane for real?

    It's hard to overstate just how massive of an escalation kidnapping cabinet members of other governments would be.

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    In such totalitarian scheme it doesn't shock me the slightest that some rank-and-file politicians lash out such ridiculous comments and/or suggestions. They need to appear good lapdogs for the actual brass, so guess that's the way to please masters, or so many seem to think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zealo View Post
    Are those people actually mentally insane for real?

    It's hard to overstate just how massive of an escalation kidnapping cabinet members of other governments would be.
    Bruh, it's a trashtalk show where they invite various deadbeat trash attention whore politicians and experts who just sit there and run their mouth for the amusement of the viewers.

    Don't take anything there seriously, because even Russians themselves don't. Nobody who visits these shows is anywhere close to being a decision maker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miriamel105 View Post
    Interesting and still no surprise what a far-right conspiracy hell hole this forum is.

    And no: I don't care to get banned for that, that's typical for fascists.
    Which country invaded which one illegally while committing mass genocide proved by facts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miriamel105 View Post
    Interesting and still no surprise what a far-right conspiracy hell hole this forum is.

    And no: I don't care to get banned for that, that's typical for fascists.
    Aww, the little ruzzki got its feelings hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zorkuus View Post
    Aww, the little ruzzki got its feelings hurt.
    RIP feelings.

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    Maybe Japan can invite them to a Tsushima Straight celebration instead.

    Assuming any Russian ships actually make it there that time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miriamel105 View Post
    Interesting and still no surprise what a far-right conspiracy hell hole this forum is.

    And no: I don't care to get banned for that, that's typical for fascists.
    Fascists dont care about getting banned? what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saradain View Post
    Which country invaded which one illegally while committing mass genocide proved by facts?
    Moreover, the far-right are generally the ones that love Russia. Odd for them to call them out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaleredar View Post
    Moreover, the far-right are generally the ones that love Russia. Odd for them to call them out.
    Not really, when we remember that the "Nazi Ukrainians" were the slogan of the invasion.
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