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Attention Russian Army 2

FREE PIZZA! Bring us your mobile crematorium, and we will repurpose it into a pizza oven! We will give you UHA, free land, vodka, rum (the good Lithuanian kind), and FREE PIZZA! See you soon!

Smilie for Ukraine

Where is the Smilie for the Ukraine Flag? Can I request one? I am so frustrated and angry right now. The world is tired of all this shit. Tired of it! I want to start building my home lab right now, but I don't have the right frame of mind. Instead, I am cleaning my house. I'm going to have the cleanest house in the country.

I'm tired of all the tribal warfare. I want to cook, garden, write, sing, learn new stuff, and advance my soul just a little before I die. Instead, I feel like I'm being beaten up by sad, little men who can't get it up so they have to take it out on everyone else.

WE. ARE. UKRAINE.

Attention Russian Army

I invite all Russian soldiers to just defect and change sides. There's more to life than fighting Putin's battle for him. And, guess what? He soon won't have the money to pay you! Or, buy food to feed you! What, you thought he would reach into his own pocket? Life in Ukraine will be better for you. Spring is coming. There will be love in the air...give up now, before some angry Babushka smacks you upside the head.

You won't like walking around in the Spring thaw, mud up to your hips, struggling to haul your pack and rifle and listening to your stomach growl! There will be NO gas station along the way to buy gas for your tank! Your tank crew will be forced to pull off by the side of the road. You will have to walk.

As tokens of appreciation for the Most Creative Way To Defect, we will award you all the Ukraine Hero Award. Wear it to any restaurant in Ukraine, and you will be rewarded! It's not worth it to you to die for Putin! Give up before you start, turn left instead of right, and throw your weapon down! We will help you.

If you bring us your tank, we will reward you with a nice plot of land for your very own. Will Putin do that? No, he won't! The only land you will get from Putin is a six foot by four plot of miserable wasteland in which to place your body when you pass. And, that's if you're lucky!

You will have better luck on our side. Honestly, we'll treat you like a hero! See you soon! We are the breadbasket; we'll give you food!

These are YouTube videos


Reconstruction of the events in the Kerch Strait

by The Prosecutor Generalís Office of Ukraine (Генеральная прокуратура Украин?

This happened a few years ago. You will have to read the titles awfully fast, but this is a very interesting video.

Also


Is Russia Annexing The Azov Sea?

This is also extremely interesting. What is notable is the seaport of Mariupol, located in one of "Russia's" newest territories.

Those two territories have a river called Donets. It goes right through those two territories, hooking up with the Don River, and goes down to the Azov Sea. I don't think it is fully navigable.

In the video, the issue of the 12-mile limit is extremely interesting. There can be a lot of mischief down there. Perhaps this is why Putin is bothering with the Donbas area. He's not doing any of that for humanitarian reasons, at all.

This is an article

from CSIS (Center For Strategic and International Studies):

https://www.csis.org/analysis/russias-possible-invasion-ukraine

This is for those that don't mind a long read, but a good one. It summarizes what's going on in Ukraine, and contains really good satellite images with labels showing various placements for Russian military equipment.

In particular, I thought some readers might like the extensive analysis of Russia's invasion options for several scenarios from taking the Donbas to taking all of Ukraine. It isn't a happy read, but if you have the patience to read it, it is very educational. Some people here read with lightening speed. It's not a technically hard read, pretty casual, just long. It's from January 2022, so it is up to date.

Okay, it is starting on UNWeb

https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1e/k1epflppn0

I don't know if this will work.

This is a link to watch the emergency UNSC meeting tonight:

https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1e/k1epflppn0

Russia is chairing the UN right now, so it should be veerrry interesna...All the principle players will be, apparently requesting Russia to explain itself right now...I really want to watch it.

I discovered that if I hold one of my little cube stereo speakers to my ear, I can hear almost only the translator, which makes it more doable. So, I hope it starts up. I thought it would be 6 pm PT, but I don't know for sure.

The last times I watched the SC meeting, they would come back with rebuttals, which made it interesting because the chair this month is Russia itself, so he probably will have to do a lot of speaking.

I was wondering

what the flotilla up near Ireland was doing lately, whether they had fired on some irate Irish fisherman, and whether the fisherman had sunk one of them yet.

So, I visited some live shipping tracking site. Man, there's a lot of ships out there! But, I guess they can't show actual military ships on there. Anyone know? I thought that I might see a blank area, indicating avoidance of an area.

I also wonder where Putin's yacht went.

Okay, I admit it

I'm attracted to men's shoes.

I am very tall and have large feet. I cannot find pretty female shoes, at all. Shoes in my size are universally ugly or old fashioned and terribly depressing. Plus, they are uncomfortable.

Yet, I am constantly seeing ads on the internet for fresh, exquisitely detailed leather shoes that are downright effeminate. They are beautiful. But, they're for guys. I could get several different ones, they would fit, and who would know? Who's gonna say, Aha, you're wearing men's shoes? No one would be that impolite.

Lately, I've begun to picture myself wearing these different shoes. I am so tempted. Is this how it starts? And, why do guys get to wear the comfy shoes, while pretty and comfy shoes for women are only meant for girls who are 5'2", size 6, maybe 9 at the most.

I think I am going to buy a pair of men's shoes to wear. I've held out long enough. It might be liberating. Plus, if I buy those shoes, maybe I'll get the nerve to buy one of those Hawaiian shirts they sell to guys. They are gorgeous! Just need to find a belt to cinch it up--you know what I mean--and walk with confidence. Confidence is everything.

Putin is trying to do to the Donbas region

what he did to Crimea in 2014, and Georgia in 2008. If he follows the suggestion of the Lower Duma, and declares the Donbas regions as their own independent Republics, then he can say he did not invade Ukraine. Which, make no mistake, he did.

This whole thing seems to be an attempt to take over the Donbas region. When he took over Georgia, he established military bases in that territory. That's probably what he is seeking to do here, except that he is menacing Kiev bigtime, and seems like, without a NATO reaction, he would probably try to take the entire Ukraine area. But, he'd settle for the Donbas.

He has himself in a pickle here, because he would have to disengage from the two rebel areas, which IMO is where he has to save face. The rest of the world just wants him to go home, whereas those two areas are dependent on Russia's support. They don't want him to go home. So, he's kind of in it right now.

Why can't Poland and Litho take on Belarus if Belarus participates in shelling Kiev? Better yet, why can't they take over Kaliningrad? How would Putin like that? Not trying to start WWIII, just musing. Putin has sounded out NATO, and doesn't anticipate NATO with boots on the ground. But, did he consider that Poland and Litho can operate independently of NATO? Is the Donbas region worth losing Kaliningrad and Belarus?

Putin is getting away with every lowdown thing he does. He plans to get away with this, too. There has to be an immediate and very consequential outcome here. He seems to sniff at sanctions. Maybe he'd like to negotiate over Kaliningrad (I think he would throw Belarus under the bus.)

If he succeeds in this gambit, he'll just be back for more. As it is, he is right on time with the war plans he has advertised, and the whole world is aware of what he intends to do.
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