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One month into the Russian special operation in the Ukraine

The Beast woke up in pitch darkness And the price was named to God. Everybody has caved in – even our brothers in Christ, Everything has caved in – but not my country. (translated lyrics from the song “Donbass is with us”) First, the official version First, here is a machine translated summary of events following one month of combat operations as posted by Boris Rozhin (aka Col. Cassad): 1.

Russian special military operation in the Ukraine – Day 20

First, some rather amazing “housekeeping” news.  I spoke with our webmaster today and he told me that our traffic is now about 10 MILLION pages served per month.  On average, we have between 1’000 and 1’300 users connected to our servers at the same time.  So the good news is that the blog is booming.  The bad one is that this will pull our IT costs even further.  However, thanks

The Russian military intervention in the Ukraine – a macro view

Today, rather than comment on the latest developments on the ground, I want to step back and revisit a few basics, but I believe absolutely fundamental aspects of the Russian military operation in not only the Donbass, but the entire Ukraine.  In fact, let’s begin here: What was the generally expected scope of operations? Okay, there is A LOT of nonsense written about this, so I need to clarify a