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(7,556 posts)
3. There is video of Ukraine soldiers in the central square of
Sat Sep 10, 2022, 08:44 AM
Sep 2022

Krupyansk. The others are all over Russian sources on twitter. Follow Def Mon 3 to be sure.
There is a lot more happening on other fronts.


(10,487 posts)
5. The basic confirmation on the eastern front . . .
Sat Sep 10, 2022, 10:07 AM
Sep 2022

Is through video and photos from Ukrainian soldiers standing on site with verifying signage. Perhaps more convincing is through Russian channels and TV programming where the normal broadcast bravado has been replaced with shock and bewilderment.

Someone needs to give Tucker Carlson a heads up because everything is pointing to Russian forces collapsing in one place after another.

Illia Ponomarenko, the defense reporter at The Kyiv Independent, is referring to this development as the Kharkiv Miracle.

If reports are accurate, the Ukrainians have pulled off a stunning military achievement through deception, skill and courage.

If reports are accurate, Putin is in deep trouble. His reaction within the next few days should be very interesting, as will the reaction of his inner circle. There's a limit to the number of people you can heave from rooftops and windows and still remain credible. Very dicey!


(10,487 posts)
7. LOL!!
Sat Sep 10, 2022, 10:21 AM
Sep 2022

Too true. Just last night I picked up a clip of Tucker reiterating that 'Russia was not losing this war.' He was adamant, passionate, I'll give him that. He was also dead wrong.

Amazing how the far-right Trumpists love the strong-man acts. Putin is beloved, Victor Orban is embraced and the list goes on.

Still, they call themselves . . . patriots.

The Kool-aid is turning very bitter. May they all choke on it!


(30,933 posts)
8. It's a flagrant example of propaganda and the attempt to establish an alternate reality.
Sat Sep 10, 2022, 10:24 AM
Sep 2022

The Fascist Oligarch eXtremists propaganda network is in the business of convincing people that (a) they are the one source of truth, (b) democracy is the enemy, (c) oligarchs are the people's friends.


(61,818 posts)
12. "There's a limit to the number of people you can heave from rooftops and windows and
Sat Sep 10, 2022, 10:43 AM
Sep 2022

still remain credible."

A very funny and very astute observation!


(10,487 posts)
11. There's nothing like a withering defeat . . .
Sat Sep 10, 2022, 10:31 AM
Sep 2022

to silence mindless cheerleaders.

This is Ukraines' Day, a victory for the ages.

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