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Airstrike hits Ukraine maternity hospital

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What else and what more must happen before the NATO will jump in and finish this madness?

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How do they honestly know it wasn't the Ukranians missing their target? I've got fed up of the news publishing what is for all intents and purposes hearsay without evidence

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Mariupol, where efforts to evacuate residents and deliver badly needed food, water and medicine failed Tuesday because of what the Ukrainians said were continued Russian attacks.

I expwct soon the anti-NATO, pro--Putin online army members to come along with their 'fake news, western media are biased' and the 'Ukrainians created the problem just to make Russia look bad' similar to how they defended the Russians bombing hospitals and killing children in Syria. Followed by a series of what-abouts.

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It was an air strike, not artillery and the Ukrainians don’t bomb their own civilians. It’s just part of the random attack plan on civilians expect worse as the Russians don’t care.

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I've got fed up of the news publishing what is for all intents and purposes hearsay without evidence

& We are all fed up with the typical pathetic responses from Putin lovers -

It wasn’t the Russians, it was the Ukrainians bombing their own hospitals

10 ( +18 / -8 )

Russians in civilian clothes are advancing on the city of Mykolaiv, 

Are they Russians or Russian speaking Ukrainians who volunteered to join the fight against Neo-Nazis.

In Syria, the extremists where advised by their handlers to put command centers in hospital basements, especially children’s hospitals and maternity wards.

It’s against the Geneva Convention to use hospitals as military facilities.

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In Syria, the extremists where advised by their handlers to put command centers in hospital basements, especially children’s hospitals and maternity wards.

this is Ukraine, not Syria. Can you confirm this is happening here? These people defending their country are not extremists.

It’s against the Geneva Convention to use hospitals as military facilities.

and Russia is invading illegally in the first place.

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The hate for Putin has a uniting effect if you are truly a US citizen. Go President Biden. You got Putin’s head in a Vice. Keep tightening until his head explodes.

9 ( +13 / -4 )

The barbarism continues. Deliberately bombing a maternity hospital, unbelievable. Barbarians . . . animals.

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Biden is sticking to his 'escargot' - stay in shell, lid shut strategy rather than escalate like Putin has been since day 1.

Meanwhile...back at the ranch....

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The hate for Putin has a uniting effect if you are truly a US citizen. Go President Biden. You got Putin’s head in a 

Not true. It’s just the mass media that has you feeling that way. I’d rather Biden spend the aid money back home were it’s needed. I wish he’d care more about America’s border than the borders of other countries. I don’t know Putin, never met him, have only seen and heard him in excerpts on tv. I don’t love him or hate him. I have my own problems.

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@Mr. Noidall

Your comments are utterly without merit.

15 ( +21 / -6 )

The Russian military has an obligation to protect civilians whenever they can.

And by their being in Ukraine illegally that is actually worse for everyone.

9 ( +13 / -4 )

I don’t believe they deliberately targeted the hospital, they simply don’t have the skills, training to do that. Sure they can fire at an urban area. What they hit is totally random. Both pilots and particularly artillery are not that well trained or supplied with equipment, communications that advanced countries take as standard. It’s a huge group of armed young men who have absolutely no idea what they are doing and as a result we get collateral damage that’s not intentional but to be expected.

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Very disturbing gravesite photo !

Maternity Hospital victims slaughtered needlessly and then thrown in a ditch like trash.

Very innapropriate !

Very sad !

-10 ( +2 / -12 )

Efficiently without ceremony ?

Thats just horribly Efficient and shame on them no ceremony.

Very very sad !

-13 ( +0 / -13 )

Joe Biden's sanction was powerful enough to stop those missiles?

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Maternity Hospital victims slaughtered needlessly and then thrown in a ditch like trash.

War is hell. That's why we try to avoid it.

9 ( +11 / -2 )

I want to assume those defending Putin do NOT have families, for fear their lineage would continue and carry this carnage on for future generations. Stop this madness, remove Putin and his fellow insane, criminal fascists from power.

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I want to assume those defending Putin do NOT have families,

And you know what...

It is assumed that Putin hides his 30 years younger girlfriend (or probably she is his wife already) and their children in Switzerland.

They enjoy a very safe and nice life in Switzerland, during this mass-murderer Putin and his insane mob are killing innocent children.

11 ( +14 / -3 )

And on cue the Putin apologists are here to tell us that Russian planes dropping Russian bombs on a children's hospital is the fault of everybody except Russia.

Because of course nothing Russia ever does is ever Russia's fault.

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That last paragraph made me literally start crying.

10 ( +14 / -4 )

NATO will do not anything, nor has any obligation to do anything, because the Ukraine is not part of NATO.

To do so, would indeed, cause WWIII. Nobody in their right mind wants WWIII.

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rainydayToday  09:40 am JST

And on cue the Putin apologists are here to tell us that Russian planes dropping Russian bombs on a children's hospital is the fault of everybody except Russia.

Because of course nothing Russia ever does is ever Russia's fault.

Russia under Putin's thumb is guilty of serious war crimes, at home and abroad. Russian intervened in Georgia a few years ago, installing a puppet. In 2016 thru cyberhacking they installed a puppet in office of POTUS. Trump supporters are really Putin supporters. Last month they installed a puppet in Kazakhstan.

Putin is trying to be a post-Communist 21st century czar.

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Sickening and outrageous - but the fascist Russians have shown no hesitation in targeting hospitals, schools and apartment buildings. The aim is to bomb and kill the Ukrainians into submission and surrender.

They will never succeed. Madman Putin has severely underestimated the will of the Ukrainian people in fighting to defend THEIR land and their childrens freedom. Indepedent Ukraine is here to stay, as are the Ukrainian people. They will never give up their homeland.

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It’s against the Geneva Convention to use hospitals as military facilities.

Once again the Russians didn't do it', it's 'western media making Russia look bad' defense comes out, just like it did while Russians were bombing hospitals, weddings and schools in Syria and blaming it on the 'other guys'. The 'others guys did it' defense is one used by thugs everywhere, how about the Russian mafia, or are they the same as Putin's other thugs, maybe his football gangs. Is the 'other guys did it' defense what Russian thugs use after they get caught commiting a crime. But an 'honest Russian leader' has never been a term I've ever heard. Nor have I heard anyone say 'a Russian with integrity'.

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The aim is to bomb and kill the Ukrainians into submission and surrender.

that’s the Russian military’s standard go-to tactics.

They did it in Afghanistan, Chechnya, Syria.

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Last month they installed a puppet in Kazakhstan.

let’s not forget the muppets, I mean puppets in Belarus

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They did it in Afghanistan, Chechnya, Syria.

...but in Syria Turkey's lone (ie no help from NATO) no fly zone stopped Putin's murderous bomb anything campaign.

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To do so, would indeed, cause WWIII. Nobody in their right mind wants WWIII.

Do you truly believe Putin will stop at Ukraine? Especially now that he has sized up NATO as all talk no walk?

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The Russian apologists here are a disgrace.

Russia should not be in Ukraine or firing any rockets at Ukraine full stop. Whether it is intentional or not really isn't the point.

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One of Putin’s own daughters, his eldest, Mariya Putina Faassen is a pediatric endocrinologist in Russia. Medical professionals across the world are pleading with her Mariya to speak to Putin and speak out against his actions.

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While other women & children are being killed, Putin’s long-time lover and the mother of 4 of his recent children, former Olympian Gold-medalist Alina Kabaeva, is believed to be hiding out with the 4 youngest of his children in a luxury estate in Switzerland, surrounded by a cadre of Putin’s chosen security. -

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Pentagon/CIA has an active training program to help Ukraine to stop Russia from advancing. It involves placing military, far right nationalists in civilian locations. This playbook has been confirmed as way not to put NATO boots on the ground. It is disgusting. Also great Tv ratings and wonderful propaganda against Russia.

ukraine government, if they really care about their people, just recognize Donbass, and Ukraine independence. Then Russia will retreat, and I don’t have to play double for bread in Japan.

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and I don’t have to play double for bread in Japan.

There it is

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Sh1mon M4sadaToday  01:19 pm JST

To do so, would indeed, cause WWIII. Nobody in their right mind wants WWIII.

Do you truly believe Putin will stop at Ukraine? Especially now that he has sized up NATO as all talk no walk?

If he tries attacking a NATO member he will find out exactly how NATO walks. So far all NATO can do is talk as Ukraine isn't part of it. Do you actually know what NATO is?

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