1. #21061
    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Jensen View Post
    If this war continues much longer, the Russian military will be back to trebuchets and catapults.
    You mean these and these ?

    They wish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flarelaine View Post
    You mean these and these ?

    They wish.
    It'll be in response to the moment Ukraine unveils Mecha-Zelenskyy.
    Putin khuliyo

  4. #21064
    Quote Originally Posted by Flarelaine View Post
    You mean these ?

    They wish.
    Time for the mecha tractors to show up.

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    I was kinda going with this;

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corvus View Post
    Not good - Putin's separatist puppets have sentence 2 Britons and a Moroccan to death for being 'mercenaries', despite the fact they had legally joined the Ukrainian military.
    So that's how russia is going to get past the moratorium on the death penalty in russia, unless of course they'll try to use this as leverage.

  7. #21067
    Quote Originally Posted by Iphie View Post
    So that's how russia is going to get past the moratorium on the death penalty in russia, unless of course they'll try to use this as leverage.
    The separatist regions are technically not Russia. Russia recognized their independence (de-facto Russian ruled) but hasn't yet officially annexed them. So they can just say "Russian law doesn't apply".

    In other news...

    Russia's military optics factory is on fire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowferal View Post
    I was kinda going with this;]
    Now you guys give me a excuse to post that:
    Don't sweat the details!!!

  9. #21069
    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Jensen View Post
    If this war continues much longer, the Russian military will be back to trebuchets and catapults.
    Russian military equipment is old, theres alot of corruption, morale in army is low but in the end they still attack and killing innocent people and ruining more cities and villages especially on territories near Russian border where they have aircraft support. I think people are getting too optimistic about the whole situation while in reality this could go on for another months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamut View Post
    Russian military equipment is old, theres alot of corruption, morale in army is low but in the end they still attack and killing innocent people and ruining more cities and villages especially on territories near Russian border where they have aircraft support. I think people are getting too optimistic about the whole situation while in reality this could go on for another months.
    …to what end, though?

    Russia gains territory as fast as it loses it. “If we blow up enough stuff, Ukraine will give us what we want” hasn’t worked so far and Ukrainian resolve seems to be pretty solid, whereas Russia’s resolve… along with its economy, international standing, supply lines and equipment… seem to be actively faltering.

    Ukraine really just has to keep on not losing. They’re receiving constant influxes of new equipment and training that blows Russia’s out of the water (literally in some cases.) Meanwhile, Russia’s situation keeps worsening… and unlike Ukraine, who has a reason to fight… what reason does Russia have to go on?
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    Kaleredar is right...
    Words to live by.

  11. #21071
    Quote Originally Posted by Santti View Post
    Russia has shown how it's a couple of sandwiches short of a picnic, but there is no way in hell they are that special.
    Never underestimate Russia's ability to undercut your expectations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corvus View Post
    Not good - Putin's separatist puppets have sentence 2 Britons and a Moroccan to death for being 'mercenaries', despite the fact they had legally joined the Ukrainian military.
    If they go through with it, Ukraine should just start executing all non-uniformed saboteurs they've caught.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    Never underestimate Russia's ability to undercut your expectations.

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    If they go through with it, Ukraine should just start executing all non-uniformed saboteurs they've caught.
    Also everyone of the Wagner and other mercenary groups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaleredar View Post
    …to what end, though?

    Russia gains territory as fast as it loses it. “If we blow up enough stuff, Ukraine will give us what we want” hasn’t worked so far
    Clearly that just means Russia has to keep on blowing up more stuff. It'll work eventually! /s

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaleredar View Post
    …to what end, though?

    Russia gains territory as fast as it loses it. “If we blow up enough stuff, Ukraine will give us what we want” hasn’t worked so far and Ukrainian resolve seems to be pretty solid, whereas Russia’s resolve… along with its economy, international standing, supply lines and equipment… seem to be actively faltering.

    Ukraine really just has to keep on not losing. They’re receiving constant influxes of new equipment and training that blows Russia’s out of the water (literally in some cases.) Meanwhile, Russia’s situation keeps worsening… and unlike Ukraine, who has a reason to fight… what reason does Russia have to go on?
    If we keep blowing their shit up, we'll run them out of people eventually.
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  15. #21075
    Putin is now comparing himself to Peter the Great. You know, the guy who conquered the Baltics by claiming they were rightful Russian and then sacrificed thousands of peasants building a city to himself.

    He has also cancelled the yearly telecast marathon phone in session where 'ordinary' Russian citizens ask Putin questions (read: carefully scripted questions) and he answers them. Talk is that it was likely due to hostile questions about the war being sent in, but given how scripted it is, that seems unlikely. Maybe covering up his illness?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corvus View Post
    Putin is now comparing himself to Peter the Great. You know, the guy who conquered the Baltics by claiming they were rightful Russian and then sacrificed thousands of peasants building a city to himself.

    He has also cancelled the yearly telecast marathon phone in session where 'ordinary' Russian citizens ask Putin questions (read: carefully scripted questions) and he answers them. Talk is that it was likely due to hostile questions about the war being sent in, but given how scripted it is, that seems unlikely. Maybe covering up his illness?
    Attempting to take land by force for Russia is about where the parallels to Peter stops for Putler, unfortunately for him.

    Peter did that through a major northern European coalition against Sweden involving Poland-Lithuanian Commonwealth/Prussia/Saxony/Denmark-Norway in addition to Russia at the time, and it still took them damn near 20 years of war to conclude matters.

  17. #21077
    Ukraine is Russia

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    Quote Originally Posted by Real2016 View Post
    Ukraine is Russia
    Nyet, tovarisch.


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    Yes. Know history.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Real2016 View Post
    Yes. Know history.
    More like Russia is Ukraine. Kyiv is Ukraine's capital after all.

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