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The Ukraine loses Soledar and Artemovsk

Machine translation of this article: Having abandoned the Christmas truce, Kiev received painful breakthroughs in the defense line in the Donbass. The Russian Armed Forces have achieved decisive success in Soledar and Artemovsk-important strategic points that the Ukrainian command is trying to hold at any cost, including for political reasons. As of January 9, fighting is already underway in the center of Soledar and in the area of five-story

The SMO Goes BTO Or The Pitfalls of Body-Counts

by James Tweedie for the Saker blog, Britain, 12th September 2022 The Pro-Russian online commentariat have been appalled by the retreat from north-eastern Kharkov in the face of the Ukrainian counter-offensive. But they may take comfort that Special Military Operation (SMO) has begun to live up to President Vladimir Putin’s paraphrasing of the ‘classic’ Bachman Turner Overdrive (BTO) song ‘You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet’. Never mind that the Russian Ministry

Ukromedia: Decommunization of the infrastructure has begun

translated by A. for the Saker blog source: Well, aggressive Ukrainian efforts to the tunes of the Western customers seem to have borne their first fruits – Russia’s extremely careful attitude to infrastructure on the territory of the Former Ukraine is now in the past and a wild field and new dark era are peeking around the corner. The Unian (Ukromedia) on line – I replaced the dubious local