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Putin says Russia will station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus

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Wherever there is a vacuum is wherever a place for NATO to infiltrate and conquer. The Baltic states became a NATO hostile flying zone was Gorbachev's leave Soviet control of that district. Putin shall not repeat those mistakes!

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Putin said the move was triggered by Britain’s decision 

Putin is easily 'triggered', it's worrying that an unstable warmonger like him has such a large nuclear arsenal. And he also has fellow warmongers like Medvedev and others in the Kremlin singing "we will nuke you", if we don't get our way. The CCP and Xi seem content partnering with loose cannons like Putin, the Ayatollah and Kim. 'Totalitarianism uber alles', is their motto, or else we will nuke you.

8 ( +16 / -8 )

Mad Vlad playing to the domestic audience again. Use tactical nukes on Poland or any other NATO country and see what happens next.

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@bronc) Where is Greta when you need her?

Good question, Russia has done so much environmental damage within its own borders and now in Ukraine. But as long as the globe's petrochemical establishment need Russia to serve as one of their gas stations, and as long as Russia has nukes and threatens to use them, the global establishment will not challenge Russia. Russia is a partner with the global petrochemical establishment in denying climate change, and ignoring environmental problems.

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Putin had initially objected to the depleted uranium rounds that Britain promised to ship to Ukraine by making the false claim that they have nuclear components.

So, somehow Putin said something that was lost in translation so that makes vaporizing depleted uranium tank shells, spreading radioactivity acceptable?

How dangerous is depleted Uranium?

With reference to where is has been previously used, show the incidence of cancer and birth defects in populations to increase dramatically

https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2013/3/15/iraq-wars-legacy-of-cancer

Shouldn’t their use be prohibited in Ukraine?

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So he's fine if the nukes go in Poland, the Baltics, and Ukraine, right?

10 ( +19 / -9 )

Im telling ya all the sane world leaders at a times like this should just gang up asap and make a person who even dares to fantasize about nuclear weapons just stop talking nonsense

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Wherever there is a vacuum is wherever a place for NATO to infiltrate and conquer. 

Conquer? Lol how is NATO conquering it's members? You have to apply to join NATO, which is more than one can saying about the oblasts in Ukraine which Russia forcefully annexed

14 ( +23 / -9 )

good move.balance to be restored.

-18 ( +6 / -24 )

Russia: "Speak!"

Belarus: "Arf, Arf!"

13 ( +19 / -6 )

Russian has got raise the level,or they will be at the mercy of the US, Russian know the US has assisted in the killing of thousands of Russian,Putin may have to go nuclear,to demonstrate being an viable adversaries

-11 ( +5 / -16 )

Bog standard Muscovy disinformation and misdirection. Absolute boll*cks spouted by the demented dwarf lurking in the kremlin basement.

10 ( +14 / -4 )

What should we expect within two years in this warzone? If I had to guess, sometime in next year but it depends on many dynamic variables!

Russia will effectively partition, country using EMP weapons, that's been the plan all along. Corridors where life will be effectively impossible, which can easily be increased in width as needed.

At least it's a pathway to stop the war, as an open-ended scenario FAR worse. Putin will pitch it as a pathway to peace, non-kinetic, etc. Just wait, he'll propose a deadline and evacuation timeline first, humanitarian corridor etc.

Remember, it's not JUST your hopes or dreams, everyone has to understand the hopes and dreams of the OTHER side as well. Turns out their conviction is at least equally strong based on their experience and it's a view held by President Xi and many other world leaders, all of OPEC and many in media as well.

Takes 'two' to tango!, everyone should recognize that Ukraine is the 'outlier', Russia had great improving relations with generally ALL its other neighboring countries to include especially Finland, Norway, Sweden but even countries such as Iran, India, etc.

Anyone that believes Ukraine's leadership is in any fiduciary is ignoring the entire reality of ALL of Russia's OTHER neighbors prior to the invasion. This was a PROXY war of choice, VERY calculated.

No surprise the EU officially and publicly condemned the Ukrainian regime numerous times for antidemocratic behavior towards their ethic Russian minority, if Putin hadn't acted his approval rating would be similar to all his adversaries, or LESS than half of what it is today.

So sorry so many of you are so mind controlled, if you ever start to feel manipulated, stop and ask why, that's the best policy in life, especially regarding matters that put OUR existence in GRAVE danger!

Volodymyr Zelenskyy has unplugged three television networks he accuses of spreading Kremlin-funded ‘propaganda’, a development the EU has reprimanded.

> Millions in Ukraine’s east and south are Russian speakers – without necessarily being pro-Kremlin – and their votes propelled Zelenskyy to the country's presidency against all political odds

By Mansur Mirovalev

Published On 5 Feb 2021

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“Those weapons are harmful not just for combatants, but also for the people living in those territories and for the environment,” 

Putin does have a point. But, oh, the irony.

7 ( +9 / -2 )

Sabre-rattling is about all Putin seems able to do after his compete failure in Ukraine.

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putin and his cabinet of dwarves no not, honor. They are riddles with jealousy and rage and paranoia

7 ( +12 / -5 )

Leadership of China, India, Pakistan, Iran, Indonesia, ALL OF OPEC, most of Africa and South America express support for Putin/Russia, while much of Asia remains 'nuanced'...

Hardly classify him a rogue operator genocide man like those from WWII, read the EMP roadmap above, this conflict has always had the same outcome, Putin's just causing massive damage to the proxies, especially Inflation, he's toying around, it's been checkmate ENTIRE time.

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Moral equivalency in war, what a concept, we're moral, you're not!

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Clay

Leadership of China, India, Pakistan, Iran, Indonesia, ALL OF OPEC, most of Africa and South America express support for Putin/Russia.

No they don't. Out of that list only Iran supports Russia.

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Clay - Below are the countries that voted in favor of ES-11/1. Indonesia is in there, while the other countries you mentioned decided to abstain from voting. Make sure you get your facts straight, as the JT mods will delete posts for inaccurate information.

*United Nations General Assembly Resolution ES‑11/1** is a resolution of the eleventh emergency special session of the United Nations General Assembly, adopted on 2 March 2022. It deplored Russia's invasion of Ukraine and demanded a full withdrawal of Russian forces and a reversal of its decision to recognise the self-declared People's Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk.*

Vote[5]QuantityStates% of votes% of total

UN membersApprove141Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, South Korea, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia77.90%73.0

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You know things are 'weird' when a subject like mass child starvation due to this conflict gets a '-' vote!

You see in this quest for the 'ring' of power, the Kremlin, NOTHING ELSE matters, certainly not mass child starvation!

-12 ( +3 / -15 )

Leadership is not some propaganda based western 'survey',

Your 'facts' are militarized pollution.

Xi and many other world leaders from India, Indonesia etc. have spoken PLENTY publicly, as have MANY leaders from Africa, South America, ENTIRE Middle East etc. Business/trade has never better with MANY of these countries

-12 ( +3 / -15 )

Russia is an awful country.

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And yet Indonesia voted to tell Russia to get out of Ukraine. What do you make of that?

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Do we live in a world of zero sum or nuance/truth?

It's clear this WAR/issue is TWO-WAY/Complex/Long Duration

Invasion was not a 'random' event, Putin came to power BECAUSE of this CORE issue - their Sovreignty/Existence

Turns out most Russians didn't want all these Outsiders insider their country, really not that complicated to understand.

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Here are the 5 against votes, as well as the abstains and absents, in case anyone has forgotten.

Clay - if those countries you listed are such fervent supporters of the Russian invasion, why didn't they just do Russia a solid and vote "against"?

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Against5Belarus, Eritrea, North Korea, Russia, Syria2.76%2.59%

Abstain35Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burundi, Central African Republic, China, Congo, Cuba, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar, Mali, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe19.34%18.13%

Absent12Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Eswatini, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Morocco, Togo, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela[a]–6.22%

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Turns out most Russians didn't want all these Outsiders insider their country, really not that complicated to understand.

How do you think the Ukrainians feel?

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Money talks, leadership talks, UN, NOT so much

Called being 'politically correct'. EVERYONE wants peace, even Putin, so to say country representatives voted for peace...wow!

See EMP roadmap above, PEACE IS COMING

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Clay

Invasion was not a 'random' event,

Sure. It was part of ongoing imperialism by Putin.

Putin came to power BECAUSE of this CORE issue - their Sovreignty/Existence

No he didn't. Putin came to power because Yeltsin was useless, but he wanted to keep his life after he gave up power.

Turns out most Russians didn't want all these Outsiders insider their country, really not that complicated to understand.

Turns out Ukraine isn't Russia's country.

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Just for the record, Austria also told Russia to get tf out of Ukraine.

UN membersApprove141Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan

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Anyone seriously believe the UN? Cheap survey!

UN's just PC cover, nobody in their right supports war 'on the record' or hopefully even off the record!

-13 ( +3 / -16 )

See EMP roadmap above,

What is that, and why the constant repeats?

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Whats the big deal? Isnt this exactly what NATO were planning to do in Ukraine?

-10 ( +4 / -14 )

Yes it’s absolutely the NATO plan for Ukraine, I agree.

-11 ( +6 / -17 )

Chabbawanga

Whats the big deal? Isnt this exactly what NATO were planning to do in Ukraine?

No.

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The cost of Putin winning his war will be greater than the cost of defeating him.

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@ yrral

Russian has got raise the level,or they will be at the mercy of the US, Russian know the US has assisted in the killing of thousands of Russian,Putin may have to go nuclear,to demonstrate being an viable adversaries

And this guy keeps claiming that he's American!!

From your word salad comments, you're definitely not!!

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What a despicable little man! Putin's actions are only going to make matters worse than they already are.

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I can't believe this war is still going on. I vastly overestimated Russia.

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This conflict was long in the making.

There was a catalyst that forced Russia into conflict.

Western Russia was being encircled by either American or NATO bases.

The possibility of equipping those bases with missiles (aimed at Russia) was all too evident to the Russians

Ukraine becoming a NATO member would pose a direct threat to Russia too

To imagine that this would not be considered threatening to to Russia is absurd

Ukraine will need to cede a large amount of land to Russia either willingly or not for this conflict to end

That is the reality

@Clay

You understand the situation exactly and have obviously spent a lot of time reading on the subject-thanks

-10 ( +5 / -15 )

Russia is merely doing what the USA have done for decades, nothing to be seen here.

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Kuri: Ukraine becoming a NATO member would pose a direct threat to Russia too

A defensive pact is a threat to Russia? Like, Ukraine was going to invade? LOL

HooKnows: No wonder Russia is doing so pathetically in this war; even their shills are second rate.

Ouch.

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No wonder Russia is doing so pathetically in this war

By pathetic, you must be a full supporter of shock and awe tactics. Collateral Damage is NOT a fun action Schwarzenegger movie in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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Russia is a vast country, the largest in the world. Why would Ukraine NATO be any more of a threat than all the NATO countries with borders with Russia?

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Bronco

Austria is not a member of NATO, when asked if they would join, the Foreign Minister in Vienna said:

The war in Ukraine is not "black and white"

Meaning that it is a complex nuanced issue and the people who paint it as Russia is 100% bad and Zelensky is 100% do not understand the historical and multi-faceted context of the conflict.

That's not at all what he meant. I watched the interview. He was explaining why Austria wasn't giving arms to Ukraine and it's because they are neutral. But that doesn't mean that they don't support Ukraine. He said: "We are very clearly on one side."

He said: "We are not neutral in this war, and I call it the Russian war, not the Ukrainian war, because Russia started this invasion."

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Almost every country near Russia has nuclear weapon systems! Crazy Vlad should remember that! Depleted uranium ammunition is very common!

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