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    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    Funny that the country idolized by the US right wing nutters has some of the strictest gun laws on the planet, and the lowest chance the regular people mounting an armed insurrection.
    But they have vodka. 1x Vodka + old rag = pretty effective weapon
    Also sometimes soldiers turn on their master. It happened with some countrys.
    Don't sweat the details!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skulltaker View Post
    Xi JinPing apperantly asks for talks regarding a cease fire and reopening a dialogue. Huh.
    China and India are not happy about the war. It has been bad for the global economy. Venture capital funding in Asia dropped precipitously. The drop in 2022 is twice as large of the drop in the US. With China experiencing the largest drop. The flare up of border disputes between the various "stan" countries are worrisome to both China and India.

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    Well duh! Of course that VIP's and their families are protected.
    Sometimes, the light of the moon is a key to other spaces. I've found a place where, for a night or two, the streets curve in unfamiliar ways. If I walk here, I might find insight, or I might be touched by madness.

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    I'd say the image speaks for itself
    Plenty of people have been holding their breath waiting for me to fail. I think they all suffocated years ago.
    Quote Originally Posted by Zython View Post
    Just came here to remind people that the right has no moral conscious. If they ever try to morally scold you, it's not because they think what you're doing is wrong. Is because it's effective, and want to discourage you from doing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iphie View Post
    You sure about that? Seems to me they're less strict than the Finnish ones:

    russian gun control
    Bruh, they need to own a smooth-bore gun for 5 years before they can get guns with rifling, and they can't bring pistols home from the shooting range.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Draco-Onis View Post
    The nuke talk is moot, they are a last resort and frankly not very effective considering nuclear winds don't care about borders. The United States killed more people in Vietnam using chemical weapons than the nukes in Japan. Russia would start this process there they have a large stockpile of biological and chemical weapons to empty out first. The speech only amounts to one thing, this is going to be a long war and who knows how it will play out. I still remember people on this board saying this would be all over within 1-2 months thanks to sanctions.
    I suspect if he escalates it will be with chemical weapons. And if there is solid proof that is accepted internationally that chemical weapons were used then NATO will get involved and fuck his nuke threats.

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    they arrested a busker playing Grazhdanskaya Oborona songs, saw him belting out Всё идёт по плану. Decent voice.

    1000 arrests so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnysensible View Post
    1000 arrests so far.
    You mean 1,000 volunteers so far*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kokolums View Post
    no sane person thinks russia will lose to ukraine. they will declare war if they must. but they will win.
    This is just as stupid as the time you said another civil war would start when Trump was impeached the first time. Russia definitely ain't winnin' at the moment, and considering they can barely clothe their soldiers and their tanks either shoot and don't move or move and don't shoot, I'm wondering where you're thinking this Heart of the Cards esque asspull from Russia and Putin is going to come from to win this.

    Here's the thing, even if they "win", they don't win. The world will cut them off and they'll be just as poor then as they are now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dontrike View Post
    This is just as stupid as the time you said another civil war would start when Trump was impeached the first time. Russia definitely ain't winnin' at the moment, and considering they can barely clothe their soldiers and their tanks either shoot and don't move or move and don't shoot, I'm wondering where you're thinking this Heart of the Cards esque asspull from Russia and Putin is going to come from to win this.

    Here's the thing, even if they "win", they don't win. The world will cut them off and they'll be just as poor then as they are now.
    cmon russia is winning so hard they had to call for a mobilisation and recruit cannibals and murderers from prisons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cthulhu 2020 View Post
    I'd say the image speaks for itself
    1) get drafted, sent to Ukraine, immediately surrender and ask nicely if you can gtfo
    2) ???
    3) profit

    Quote Originally Posted by Yunru View Post
    They had time to flee.
    Also protest at this point is pointless
    It's a numbers game. If enough people take to the streets and tell their government enough is too much they win. This happened already a good 30 years ago all over eastern Europe, no reason to believe it can't work again. Being the first is hard though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twdft View Post
    It's a numbers game. If enough people take to the streets and tell their government enough is too much they win. This happened already a good 30 years ago all over eastern Europe, no reason to believe it can't work again. Being the first is hard though.
    Unfortunately, Putler and the Crew wont hesitate to send tanks against protesters. Russians are still way to passive and loving towards him. It would have to be something major to rile enough of them up enough.
    Sometimes, the light of the moon is a key to other spaces. I've found a place where, for a night or two, the streets curve in unfamiliar ways. If I walk here, I might find insight, or I might be touched by madness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hansworst View Post
    Please, please, don't go YUPPIE on us.
    Talking about the potential use of nukes isn't going Yuppie. Going Yuppie is Fetishizing nukes so much that anytime a war breaks out you beat your dick so raw it barely has time to heal by the time your ban is lifted.

    Quote Originally Posted by jonnysensible View Post
    cmon russia is winning so hard they had to call for a mobilisation and recruit cannibals and murderers from prisons.
    Putin is a genius. He's going to lower Russia's incarceration rate by 95% within a month. Russia going to get best place to live award 2023 with no people in prison(cause they are either dead or still fighting/captured in Ukraine) and 200 acres selling for 1 US dollar.
    Last edited by qwerty123456; 2022-09-21 at 07:46 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makabreska View Post
    Unfortunately, Putler and the Crew wont hesitate to send tanks against protesters. Russians are still way to passive and loving towards him. It would have to be something major to rile enough of them up enough.
    This is likely to count, given the response: Fleeing, renewed protests, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iphie View Post
    This is likely to count, given the response: Fleeing, renewed protests, etc.
    We would need to see hundreds of thousands of people in the streets for any monumental change in russia. Again, very unlikely to happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zorkuus View Post
    We would need to see hundreds of thousands of people in the streets for any monumental change in russia. Again, very unlikely to happen.
    Small acorns, etc. or: "pienistä puroista syntyy suuri joki", as they say. But yes, more are needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yunru View Post
    Oh come on, we need some nukes:


    ....even if they are just to imagane....
    Fake. Real nuke would lift off and then boomerang back to the launch site and explode. That's the real ruzki military tech.
    My nickname is "LDEV", not "idev". (both font clarification and ez bait)

    yall im smh @ ur simplified english

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makabreska View Post
    Unfortunately, Putler and the Crew wont hesitate to send tanks against protesters. Russians are still way to passive and loving towards him. It would have to be something major to rile enough of them up enough.
    fortunately for the protesters, all the working tanks got donate to Ukraine.

    But in all seriousness. Its easy to sit here in our western democratic safety and talk about how the people should rise up. I doubt many here would be willing to risk their own life to make a (seemingly) futile gesture of protest.
    I probably wouldn't. And I can't blame the Russians that just want to get on with their life for doing the same.
    It ignores such insignificant forces as time, entropy, and death

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    Quote Originally Posted by ldev View Post
    Fake. Real nuke would lift off and then boomerang back to the launch site and explode. That's the real ruzki military tech.
    Or only get halfway to target because someone knicked the fuel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    fortunately for the protesters, all the working tanks got donate to Ukraine.

    But in all seriousness. Its easy to sit here in our western democratic safety and talk about how the people should rise up. I doubt many here would be willing to risk their own life to make a (seemingly) futile gesture of protest.
    I probably wouldn't. And I can't blame the Russians that just want to get on with their life for doing the same.
    Lets hope someone valkyries putin. Succesfully, this time.

    100.000 protesters would be nice, but you really only need 1 protestor. With a gun. Near Putin.

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