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Putin warns that sending Western troops to Ukraine risks global nuclear war

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By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV

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Basically anything this loser says about nuclear war can be ignored. Pay attention to military movements only.

8 ( +16 / -8 )

“If I can’t have her, nobody can”

5 ( +10 / -5 )

Grandstanding, game of chess etc. same old same old.

They all do this for the general public, well they have to say something and they say what they think will go down best and what people will believe. We don’t live in a world where leaders tell us the whole truth or even a portion of it most of the time..

This war is a game, bravado for some an easy money maker for others with scant regard for the loss of life and damage caused.

This is what humans do and the majority of those who gain power over us are bad eggs and more than likely egomaniacs like Putin and Zelensky.

-9 ( +3 / -12 )

Basically anything this loser says about nuclear war can be ignored. Pay attention to military movements only.

And this is exactly why the left just scare the crap out of me, they all think this is a game, it’s incomprehensible statements like that…

-16 ( +6 / -22 )

If he tries launching one of his nuclear ICBMs that has not been maintained for 20 years as he embezzled all the money for that. It will either not launch or explode on launch or drop from the sky and explode in Russia. Therefore he is afraid of pushing the button as it just might fall on his head.

5 ( +11 / -6 )

Know this, shaky little old man. Launch a nuclear missile first, and all of your cities will be turned to ash. The only reminder of the fascist Russian civilisation will be your people's shadows etched onto the burnt concrete.

Don't even think about it.

4 ( +12 / -8 )

You've staked your whole future reputation on Trump being a chess genius

Never said such a thing.

and not a criminal in league with criminals. I am willing to take that bet.

Good.

Right, you just support every single thing Putin says or commands.

No, I just see reality.

If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck...

Biden walks like a duck for sure.

-13 ( +6 / -19 )

So where does this leave NATO now? If NATO needs to send in troops to confront Putin, at the risk of a nuclear strike, then shouldn't NATO then be prepared to preemptively strike Russia?

This is all 1 second to midnight stuff and is deadly serious. While some still play the partisan tune, hopefully more cool heads are dealing with this situation. Where are the adults supposedly in charge?

-3 ( +5 / -8 )

Look at actions, not words. It's obvious France isn't going to send troops to Ukraine. And Putin certainly knows he can't defeat NATO in a real war.

So where does this leave NATO now? If NATO needs to send in troops to confront Putin, at the risk of a nuclear strike, then shouldn't NATO then be prepared to preemptively strike Russia?

This is all 1 second to midnight stuff and is deadly serious. While some still play the partisan tune, hopefully more cool heads are dealing with this situation. Where are the adults supposedly in charge?

5 ( +7 / -2 )

This diminutive, deranged poisonous imbecile has got to be overthrown without delay, starting with mass demonstrations at Navalny's funeral today - the Revolution has to happen sooner rather than later, before he ends all life on this planet.

How can such a despicable dictator, who is responsible for tens of thousands of people's deaths, still be in charge of a country ??

How can anyone support someone who has stolen so many innocent human-beings' right to a life in this world ??

4 ( +8 / -4 )

The west is so intent on destroying Russia, and Putin knows it.

-12 ( +4 / -16 )

People just don't get it!

There will be no NATO troops fighting in Ukraine for the time being.

Probably / most definitely there will be (are) instructors.

Besides, PUTAin doing what he's best at.

Promising and threatening.

He won't be able to fire off his nukes, old stuff, not maintained properly, they would explode in their silos if they decided to use them.

By the way, anyone know how many Russian jets/bombers have been "grounded" lately?

Ukraine prevails!

-2 ( +4 / -6 )

No new surprises from Putin.

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“We remember the fate of those who sent their troop contingents to the territory of our country,” the Russian leader said in an apparent allusion to the failed invasions by Napoleon and Hitler. “Now the consequences for the potential invaders will be far more tragic.”

History always repeats itself.

0 ( +5 / -5 )

Corpulent Russian despot with senile dementia threatens the world with nuclear annihilation.

3 ( +6 / -3 )

More weak, pathetic, bombast and bluster from the guy that just made Sweden a NATO member...

4 ( +7 / -3 )

Clearly the critics here didn't watch the address - or attempt to find unbiased news coverage of his address to the Federal Assembly.

It was over 2 hours duration and he spoke lucidly and clearly throughout unlike certain quarters.

One example of the misinformation out there is he addressed the recent allegations of the US made about his Moonraker-style SDI nuclear space weapon.

Bizarre thing is, fifteen years ago, in 2008 Moscow proposed a draft treaty on banning space weapons- Proposed Prevention of an Arms Race in Space (PAROS) Treaty- which would have reinforced/combined/expanded 1960s agreements on such things (including the 1967 Outer Space Treaty).

This was and is opposed by - you guessed it - the USA.

A classic case of the powers that be using brazen hypocrisy and weaponizing it in the media with blatant distortion of the truth.

Important to keep in mind when considering this fact, Putin was a darling of the west until the first sanctions in 2014, with his previous steadfast support US role in the War on Terror and seeming compliance with the western globalist agenda. There was very little criticism of him by western governments or media before that point. His global-bogeyman-Dr Evil role didn't really kick off until 2022, which is the exception not the rule.

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Even Putin isn't that stupid. They call it "mutually assured destruction" for a reason.

The first nukes used in anger will come from Iran, likely targeting Israel. I doubt even NK is that stupid.

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What a weasel! He’s obviously been spending too much time talking with Kim.

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Putin understands Ukraine's been highjacked by the Unelected US Globalist Special Interests, essentially non state actors, much like terrorists, thus NOT Risk Averse.

US Ukraine proxy war = case study in high-risk policy.

Normal politicians would not risk WW III, those above are Biden's puppet masters, hardly normal situation. Putin's wise to have tactical nukes on standby and Belarus as well.

Best deterrence, BIG stick, hopefully people think twice and take Putin at his word. As he's had no problem in past using EMP weapons on former USSR territories.

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Putin understands Ukraine's been highjacked by the Unelected US Globalist Special Interests, essentially non state actors, much like terrorists, thus NOT Risk Averse.

Putin undestands that's the spin he needs to spit in Russia and to MAGA to get them to ignore the fact that he invaded a sovereign nation, to push his borders nearer to NATO in preparation for an invasion of NATO countries.

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MarkToday 09:20 am JST

“We remember the fate of those who sent their troop contingents to the territory of our country,” the Russian leader said in an apparent allusion to the failed invasions by Napoleon and Hitler. “Now the consequences for the potential invaders will be far more tragic.”

History always repeats itself.

Except such a reading of history is limited: Napoleon made it all the way to Moscow successfully and there was a successful German war and other wars against Russia in between.

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JJEToday 09:53 am JST

Clearly the critics here didn't watch the address - or attempt to find unbiased news coverage of his address to the Federal Assembly.

It was over 2 hours duration and he spoke lucidly and clearly throughout unlike certain quarters.

I'm glad not shouting out stark raving lunacies is the standard.

One example of the misinformation out there is he addressed the recent allegations of the US made about his Moonraker-style SDI nuclear space weapon.

Bizarre thing is, fifteen years ago, in 2008 Moscow proposed a draft treaty on banning space weapons- Proposed Prevention of an Arms Race in Space (PAROS) Treaty- which would have reinforced/combined/expanded 1960s agreements on such things (including the 1967 Outer Space Treaty).

This was and is opposed by - you guessed it - the USA.

A classic case of the powers that be using brazen hypocrisy and weaponizing it in the media with blatant distortion of the truth.

Russia is turning into a former space power and thus ineligible to propose a treaty. Also Russia clearly violates arms control treaties whenever it pleases.

Important to keep in mind when considering this fact, Putin was a darling of the west until the first sanctions in 2014, with his previous steadfast support US role in the War on Terror and seeming compliance with the western globalist agenda. There was very little criticism of him by western governments or media before that point. His global-bogeyman-Dr Evil role didn't really kick off until 2022, which is the exception not the rule.

Yes, Blueberry Hill singing Putin was not much of a threat to the West but surprise surprise, trying to kill Ukraine on Europe's doorstep is not looked upon kindly.

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HopeSpringsEternalToday 10:29 am JST

Putin understands Ukraine's been highjacked by the Unelected US Globalist Special Interests, essentially non state actors, much like terrorists, thus NOT Risk Averse.

Ukraine didn't kill 100k Russians without being deeply involved.

US Ukraine proxy war = case study in high-risk policy.

Still Putin's War

Normal politicians would not risk WW III, those above are Biden's puppet masters, hardly normal situation. Putin's wise to have tactical nukes on standby and Belarus as well.

Best deterrence, BIG stick, hopefully people think twice and take Putin at his word.

Yes everybody loves the big guns. France and the UK have them as well so we won't be seeing any Russian troops on the Champs-Élysées anytime soon.

As he's had no problem in past using EMP weapons on former USSR territories.

Yes, we do know he will think nothing about murdering his own people.

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Ukraine's like Biden and NATO, running out of time and political capital, that means they're getting desperate, making NATO boots on the ground more likely.

US voters rather than Ukraine funding, first want secure borders, not massive increase in crime and unwanted terrorists, now freely entering and setting up shop. Plus, huge spending no illegals, not appreciated by citizens struggling with High Prices, Interest Rates and Inflation.

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HopeSpringsEternalToday 10:43 am JST

Ukraine's like Biden and NATO, running out of time and political capital, that means they're getting desperate, making NATO boots on the ground more likely.

Nope, Biden's got quite a bit of time and money for the election and Ukraine is still supported by the civilized world.

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Biden might figure ONLY re-election path, NATO Ukraine boots on ground to ensure Ukraine does not collapse. 1600's unelected Globalist Special Interests are busy drawing up plans and proposals. Biden's sign off, not a problem, 7pm milk and cookies before bed, best timing!

-9 ( +2 / -11 )

Biden might figure ONLY re-election path

Biden's re-election was determined the day Trump lost the election then started an insurrection, offending half the country. Then they welded the coffin shut by banning abortion.

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But Ukraine has almost no troop mobilization, few people being trained today, as people are fleeing the country in droves, obvious to most, why NATO floating this trial balloon. Ukraine's just never had a large military.

Ukraine can't win this war of attrition, NATO only path.

-8 ( +2 / -10 )

Ukraine can't win this war of attrition, NATO only path.

Seems they're a little more resilient than Putin and co thought.

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Another key takeaway was Putin also confirmed the Zircon hypersonic missile had been deployed in combat during the SMO recently. There had been some speculation about that.

-10 ( +1 / -11 )

Even Putin knows he will not live out the day, nor will Moscow, if he launches nuclear weapons. Russia as a nation will cease to exist.

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Ukraine is still supported by the civilized world.

If using Ukraine as Proxy army for NATO and Globalists is civilized, that's an interesting perspective. Guess the 10year Ukraine Civil War was equally civilized?

After all, surely Democracies are supposed to wage war on their own citizens, as Ukraine's war against its now former Russian speaking citizens, highly civilized indeed!

-8 ( +2 / -10 )

Putin reveals the bully he is.

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Biden picked this fight by pushing aggressively into Ukraine. Trump wisely knew not to escalate this formerly regional civil war into proxy war with nuclear powers.

Ukraine's out of manpower, polls show more and more there want peace and resolution to war and its failed state agenda. Ukraine not fighting for Biden's re-election as Biden not likely on ticket if you believe betting markets.

-8 ( +2 / -10 )

Biden picked this fight by pushing aggressively into Ukraine.

Thanks for telling us Putin's spin.

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he invaded a sovereign nation, to push his borders nearer to NATO in preparation for an invasion of NATO countries.

Invasion of NATO countries? - yeah right lol, are you spreading this neocon spin nonsense on purpose or were you duped?

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

US Polling (Emerson), Trump winning all 7 swing states outside margin of error. One major reason, all the chaos abroad in Ukraine and Mid-East.

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

Good piece below, US definitely not interested in peace in Ukraine if you believe these investigative journalists.

Salon

After two grueling years of bloodshed, it's time for peace in Ukraine

Story by Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J.S. Davies

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

It's been time for peace in Ukraine for two years. But the Russians won't go home, and they haven't all died yet. They are the only ones who can choose peace. It's on them.

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It not like Putin,got his mojo back,he just taking advantage of Biden senility and Trump insanity,he was on the rope and come out fighting,thus is why the Democrat should have family meeting with Biden to throw in the towel or have a 25th amendment moment in America

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

HopeSpringsEternalToday 10:55 am JST

Ukraine can't win this war of attrition, NATO only path.

Staying alive and free is a win and can be done without NATO troops.

If using Ukraine as Proxy army for NATO and Globalists is civilized, that's an interesting perspective. Guess the 10year Ukraine Civil War was equally civilized?

Well the barbarism of an unprovoked invasion in 2014 or 2022, take your pick, is certainly not civilized.

After all, surely Democracies are supposed to wage war on their own citizens, as Ukraine's war against its now former Russian speaking citizens, highly civilized indeed!

Would have been a police action if Russia hadn't done its illegal intervention.

Biden picked this fight by pushing aggressively into Ukraine.

Said no one ever. You can't even name what the supposedly provocative act was.

Ukraine's out of manpower, polls show more and more there want peace and resolution to war and its failed state agenda.

Those that want "peace" at the cost of giving up are a minority.

Ukraine not fighting for Biden's re-election as Biden not likely on ticket if you believe betting markets.

You're right: free Ukraine is fighting for its own survival and always has.

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HopeSpringsEternalToday 11:33 am JST

Good piece below, US definitely not interested in peace in Ukraine if you believe these investigative journalists.

Salon

After two grueling years of bloodshed, it's time for peace in Ukraine

Story by Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J.S. Davies

Your article makes an appearance again!!! Definitely not a good piece of journalism as it includes the debunked claim that peace was at hand with Russian troops in spitting distance of Kyiv.

1 ( +5 / -4 )

Nope, Biden's got quite a bit of time and money for the election and Ukraine is still supported by the civilized world.

Sure, also luckily a bunch of elections will be held in EU as well as US and rest of the world in 2024 that will likely see a few governments change hands and the push for ceasefire in Ukraine will gather a lot more steam. Enough casualties already. Neocons, military industrial complex and their puppets will be pissed but hey, won't be long before they stoke another conflict.

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

Sure, also luckily a bunch of elections will be held in EU as well as US and rest of the world in 2024 that will likely see a few governments change hands and the push for ceasefire in Ukraine will gather a lot more steam. Enough casualties already. Neocons, military industrial complex and their puppets will be pissed but hey, won't be long before they stoke another conflict.

The only way this war ends is if Russia goes home, or all their soldiers in Ukraine die. There is no peace when that means selling out all the generations of your children to come.

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No, that's some numbers too big, but of course the West sending troops just risks all of those troops. That is very predictable, while a global nuclear war is very improbable as no one would be left to benefit.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

Putin also announced a whole load of domestic programs and investment relating to infrastructure, education, healthcare, social security, family benefits etc - almost too many to list.

One thing: veterans of the SMO will receive priority promotion within the relative ranks of the armed forces and upon discharge, will receive access and benefits to education and employment opportunities. Extends to immediate family too.

-9 ( +1 / -10 )

Putin also announced a whole load of domestic programs and investment relating to infrastructure, education, healthcare, social security, family benefits etc - almost too many to list.

Russians make less than $200/month. When you live in abject poverty, anything looks good, even borscht.

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Don’t support the Republicans and Putin on Ukraine.

Support the Democrats and Biden on Ukraine.

Putin is for enslavement and the latter for freedom.

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Luckily there are still many American patriots who prefer peace and good relations with Russia and others unlike neocon warmongers and their puppets. Quote from Jackson Hinkle on his recent visit to Moscow. Future presidential material:)

I told Sergey Lavrov that the American people want a lasting peace with Russia. Russia supported America in 1776, the Civil War, mediated the War of 1812 & led the allied struggle against the Nazis. True Americans will always be grateful for Russia & her sacrifices. https://twitter.com/jacksonhinklle

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

Luckily there are still many American patriots who prefer peace and good relations with Russia

Yes, worship of and pandering to the dictator of a foreign nation, really proves one is a patriot...

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Yep. Its sad people have lost sight of history:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia_and_the_American_Revolution

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

Support the Democrats and Biden on Ukraine. Putin is for enslavement and the latter for freedom.

Nope, Biden continues to support and enable the unprecedented Israeli genocide of Gaza by bypassing Congress to send more weapons to IDF and blocking UNSC ceasefire resolutions. Joe stands for prolonging war. Abandon Biden.

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Russian elections should be fair and open. But like Belarus slanted for Putin to win without question. What real percentage of the vote will he get?

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Yep. Its sad people have lost sight of history

Have you read a lot of the history on this point? Maybe half of the books ever written on it?

Putin also announced a whole load of domestic programs and investment relating to infrastructure, education, healthcare, social security, family benefits etc - almost too many to list.

I wouldn’t put too much stock in what he says.

Russia’s economy is a laughing stock. A country of 140 million with natural resources but an economy about the size of South Korea’s.

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Putin has raised the conscription age from 50 to 70. Pensioners going into battle. Walking frames and sticks at the ready.

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Well the barbarism of an unprovoked invasion in 2014 or 2022, take your pick, is certainly not civilized.

So what does that make the US which invaded more countries around the world than anyone else in the last hundred years then?

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

In 2023, Russia economy was the world's 11th-largest economy by nominal GDP, 6th-largest by PPP according to IMF, and 5th-largest according to World Bank. On top of that it has almost zero sovereign debt.

What a 'laughing stock'.

-7 ( +2 / -9 )

Russia’s economy is a laughing stock. A country of 140 million with natural resources but an economy about the size of South Korea’s.

I've made more money just during the time I've posting here today, than the average monthly salary in Russia.

Putin on the other hand, I'll never even be in that guys league as far as money goes.

Imagine how many Russians he could feed...

5 ( +8 / -3 )

Putin has raised the conscription age from 50 to 70. Pensioners going into battle. Walking frames and sticks at the ready.

I know many of the posters here on this site fit in that age range. Imagine being commanded by your dictator to go to war? Seems a nightmare.

5 ( +8 / -3 )

So what does that make the US which invaded more countries around the world than anyone else in the last hundred years then?

The US has its own problems. Iraq was a travesty.

But none of them are currently ongoing, like the war crime that is Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Biden might figure ONLY re-election path,

Seems very difficult at this point

NATO Ukraine boots on ground to ensure Ukraine does not collapse.

Yes.

1600's unelected Globalist Special Interests are busy drawing up plans and proposals. Biden's sign off, not a problem, 7pm milk and cookies before bed, best timing!

Well, exactly. Retirement would be the best thing for this guy.

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

Putin has raised the conscription age from 50 to 70. Pensioners going into battle. Walking frames and sticks at the ready

Life expectancy for men in Russia is about 64.

Those over that age probably need defibrillators to get up off the pub floor.

I’d lower it from 70.

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The US has its own problems. Iraq was a travesty.

But none of them are currently ongoing, like the war crime that is Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Yes, thats why ceasefire should be negotiated asap. Enough casualties.

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

Yes, thats why ceasefire should be negotiated asap. Enough casualties.

Yes, this is why Russia should go home, or die. Enough casualties.

4 ( +7 / -3 )

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