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G7 leaders mark VE Day stressing unity, support for Ukraine

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VE Day is celebrated in June ,VJ Day is celebrated in September, Mexican celebrate Cinco De Mayo in May,it celebrated more than American related,wars and have no connection with US only related to Mexico

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More than 80% of Nazi German casualties in WW2 were on the Eastern front. We should be celebrating the brave fighters from the former Soviet Union (maybe the great grand parents of those fighting on both sides in Ukraine today). I wonder what they would think of the Azov battalion?

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Now they are "sanctioning" not "censoring" Russian media. Why do they fear the public knowing the Russian perspective so much? If it's so absurd and Russia is evil and all that stuff, wouldn't it be better to let the general public see it for themselves?

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More than 80% of Nazi German casualties in WW2 were on the Eastern front. We should be celebrating the brave fighters from the former Soviet Union

Germans calculate 86% of their losses were on the Eastern Front. And about 5% were from the Partizans of Yugoslavia. Another 5% from communist partisan attacks elsewhere in occupied Europe.

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 We should be celebrating the brave fighters from the former Soviet Union 

Will Putin reference those from the former SSRs, including those Ukrainians who were killed fighting for Moscow and against the Nazis from Hitler's Germany. Celebrating the Ukrainians and those from other SSRs, or will Putin just try to claim Russian is a 'race', while he and his Kremlins plan which former SSR they'll invade next in another attempt to bring them under Moscow/Kremlin control.

As long as the global fossils, which include Putin and other oil state dictators, plus some of the world's largest corporations, control the global economy by keeping the globe hooked on burning huge amounts of fossil fuels, the world will be controlled by authoritarian despots and mega-corporations, and be befouled by pollution and see more and more increasingly intense climate change related disasters. Unchecked predatory capitalism, be it of the Russian/Chinese state variety or the so called free market varieties found in the west and other places based on burning huge amounts of fossil fuels and nations with nukes they threaten to use to maintain their power could make life unlivable in the future, vote out the old fossils (in states where voting for leaders is fair and possible). Do not vote in politicians who want to preserve the fossil economy.

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Leaders from the Group of Seven developed democracies pledged Sunday to phasing out or banning the import of Russian oil,

> "We will ensure that we do so in a timely and orderly fashion, and in ways that provide time for the world to secure alternative supplies,"

....so we'll all then be hostage to Arab oil supplies?

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The U.S. sanctioned 27 executives from Gazprombank, a bank that facilitates sales by Russia's Gazprom,

The below information from Wikipedia shows to those willing to accept facts they might not want to accept media in Russia is biased. Interesting that Shell Oil had been a major investor in Gazprom, plus I imagine many other western corporations.

Gazprombank purchased Gazprom Media, the largest Russian media holding, which includes the former Media Most holdings of Vladimir Gusinsky including the Sem Days publishing house, Echo of Moscow, both the NTV channel and NTV Plus, and Izvestia newspaper, from the bank's parent company

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Why do they fear the public knowing the Russian perspective so much? If it's so absurd and Russia is evil and all that stuff, wouldn't it be better to let the general public see it for themselves?

RT is available to anyone with internet.

The Russian perspective is there for anyone to see, here too.

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You are winning,when you can destroy,your enemy economy, Ukraine will end up like Yemen, Ukraine will become a beggar nation,if these war do not come to conclusions,they cannot impune Russian brutal character,that a badge of honor to Russia,before the war

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It’s strange that Trudeau has managed to come to Ukraine even though Joe Biden wouldn’t or couldn’t. His wife Jill, seemed to be enough to do the job?

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I wonder what they would think of the Azov battalion?

The Z-cult overshadows the Azov on its evil acts.

Now they are "sanctioning" not "censoring" Russian media. Why do they fear the public knowing the Russian perspective so much? If it's so absurd and Russia is evil and all that stuff, wouldn't it be better to let the general public see it for themselves?

Many programmes can still be accessed online for wider audiences if only you understand Russian. But unfortunately the majority are cheap and boring propaganda (or highly non-political).

One of the latest headline news is that Russian forces have "discovered" and seized porn magazines left in an occupied Ukrainian military base :)

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Recent history tells us putin will stop at nothing, he's done it many time and will continue to it for as long as he can.

The west and NATO are basically REACTIVE and putin knows it well.

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RT is available to anyone with internet.

The Russian perspective is there for anyone to see, here too.

RT is available in Japan. It's blocked in Europe, North America, Australia.

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I fear having a guy like True Dough in the Ukraine will only serve to embolden Putin. Never missed a chance to virtue signal his way into any photo op. Not a fan.

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The West supported Russia’s effort to defeat the Nazis on the eastern front, and the West defeated the Nazi forces from the western side. They helped each other defeat real Nazism.

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In 1994 the Ukraine gave up it entire Strategic Bombers fleet and all of it's Nuclear capable missiles at the request of the west in a treaty signed and agreed up on by the the west and Russia.

Ukraine had 1/3 of the Soviet union arsenals at that time, little they know that the invasion of the Ukraine was already in the making.

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What a pathetic circus..

Thanks Russia, because you were the ono who defeated Nazis in 1945..

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*one

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Mark,these were Russian weapon, Ukraine did not have the ability too maintain nukes in a Safeway,only our Congress can ratify a treaty with a country,not the President

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Someone is going to have to pay $ for all this destruction and devastation in the end and it’s going to be the Russian population. That is a fact Russia can not prevent even with nuclear weapons. Russia sign itself to death and their will be no back door to escape.

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What's that vapid showpony Trudeau doing there? Ukraine needs him as much as it needs Putin.

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Putin is worried about Russia being invaded by Europe, yet Russia is the one who’s invading Europe.

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Has Putin any plans to visit his troops on the ground? Or any of his allied Leaders have plans to visit their troops on the ground?

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RT is available in Japan. It's blocked in Europe, North America, Australia.

RT is available to anyone with internet.

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So the Prime Minister of Canada and the First Lady of the US are in a war zone in Kiev?

Ah, yeah sure they are. There is no way Canadian and US security would ever allow that.

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Thanks Russia, because you were the ono who defeated Nazis in 1945..

The above is a Russian ultranationalist's perspective. That the USSR played a huge role and paid a huge price for its role in defeating Nazi Germany cannot be denied. But to ignore roles played and sacrifices made by the other Allies is just a jingoistic distortion of facts. I have read US Americans say the USA won the Second World War, but they are the same ones who want to keep US schools teaching a whitewashed version of US history,. i.e they are not the brightest paragon of animals.

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So the Prime Minister of Canada and the First Lady of the US are in a war zone in Kiev? 

Ah, yeah sure they are. There is no way Canadian and US security would ever allow that.

Is it green screen? Are they in an studio in California just like the moon landings?

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Rob, RT is available online in the States. It’s not blocked.

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The basic premise of all conspiracy theories; “I know something that you don’t’…but I can’t tell you about it”

Asking questions is fine. Come back and present your findings when you know something.

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Maybe Putins girlfriend should visit the troops on his behalf, hand out candy, you know make the little ones feel comfortable.

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I can't stand looking at that clown Trudeau

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Hands down the best thing about Trudeau is how angry he makes eight wingers in other countries. Keep it up Trudeau!

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Russian Men Are Receiving General Mobilization Orders From Russian Ministry of Defense to Fight in #Ukraine

This evening men of all ages across Russia started to receive general mobilization notices from their local military command.

https://www.smobserved.com/story/2022/05/09/news/russian-men-are-receiving-general-mobilization-orders-from-russian-ministry-of-defense-to-fight-in-ukraine/6746.html

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Mr KiplingToday  07:10 am JST

More than 80% of Nazi German casualties in WW2 were on the Eastern front. We should be celebrating the brave fighters from the former Soviet Union (maybe the great grand parents of those fighting on both sides in Ukraine today). I wonder what they would think of the Azov battalion?

Well that depends.

The Azov battalion was connected to Yurii Shukhevych that son of UPA leader Roman Shukhevych responsible for Massacres of Poles in Volhynia and Eastern Galicia and cooperating with NAZI Germany by betraying Jews.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacres_of_Poles_in_Volhynia_and_Eastern_Galicia

Also responsible for creating band passing Ukrainian decommunization laws which was actually a cover up for declaring UPA OUN heroes.

The law was also passed on the day of the Polish presidential visit to Ukraine, and has been described by Polish politician Tomasz Kalita as "a slap in the face" Former Polish Prime Minister Leszek Miller declared in a televised interview that OUN was responsible for mass murders of Poles, and challenged the Ukrainian law enforcement to persecute him.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukrainian_decommunization_laws

So I doubt any Ukrainian lease today cares and it is more likely those fighting today we're on opposite sides in WW2 with their Ukraine grandparents cooperating with Germany.

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Will Putin reference those from the former SSRs, including those Ukrainians who were killed fighting for Moscow and against the Nazis from Hitler's Germany.

Yes, every time he references not Russia, but USSR, which included many countries, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, and so on. Specifically mentioning that there were many nations (in this case SSR nations) that suffered casualties and fought during WWII.

One would know this if they actually researched.

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V(E) Day. We will never forget.

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Strangerland

Today 01:47 pm JST

Hands down the best thing about Trudeau is how angry he makes eight wingers in other countries. Keep it up Trudeau!

Right!

My family have been life long Liberals myself, my parents, my siblings even my grandmother aunts uncles.

Not one can stand this pretender!

He is no P.E.T. he isn't even fit to be called Trudeau he should change his name to Sinclair as he makes about as much sense as his mother ever did.

He would kiss the .... of anyone or any group if he thought it would get him more votes.

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