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You’ve heard a lot about Javelins – for sure, we’ve all been bombarded with pro-Javelin propaganda.

But have you sat and wondered how such a missile system would work in an urban environment, which is where a majority of combat is taking place in the Ukraine?

If you haven’t thought about that, then you’ve probably never seen a video of the way one of these missiles works.

The “fire-and-forget” guidance system is definitely cool – no one could disagree with that.

But the amount of airspace needed for a missile of a size that is capable of taking out a tank to get off the ground and begin the homing process makes it obviously impossible to use anywhere other than an open area. I have no idea why the US military would even tell the Ukrainians to use these in urban environments.

Frankly, they would be better off using old-fashioned RPGs.

Modern RPGs might not be able to blow up a modern tank, but they can at least disable it, and they are often able to puncture the armor and kill the crew.

I guess the problem then would be that the Ukrainians would be too incompetent to aim them.


The US-made Javelin anti-tank systems have been praised for their effectiveness by Washington officials and have been turned by Western Media into a symbol of Ukraine’s resistance in the conflict with Russia. But a commander of the Ukrainian marines, who ended up being captured during the fighting for Mariupol, has revealed to RT that the hardware doesn’t really live up to the claims.

The Javelins didn’t prove useful, especially in urban warfare,” Colonel Vladimir Baranyuk, the commander of Ukraine’s 36th Naval Infantry Brigade, said.

“We couldn’t even launch one. I think it’s completely useless in an urban environment, as something always gets in the way,” he explained.

Baranyuk’s unit was also armed with Next-generation Light Anti-tank Weapons (NLAWs), supplied by Britain, but these also had their flaws, according to the officer.

“As for the NLAW missile launchers, well, we used them more often than the Javelins, but it has its own issue with the battery draining in cold conditions, making it impossible to launch,” he said.

NLAW definitely seems a lot more practical.

I hadn’t even heard about the batteries freezing. That’s hilarious.

It’s amazing how much talk there has been about these Javelins, apparently without anyone understanding what they actually are. I remember back in early March seeing these perfect-English fat “Ukraine” women on TV saying they need more Javelins.

More than 5,000 Javelins have been supplied to Kiev by Washington. Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri said last week that it accounted for a third of the US stockpile of those systems. London, for its part, has already armed the Ukrainian military with over 4,000 NLAWs and other anti-tank missiles.

“The Javelin… have proven to be very, very effective in this fight,” US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in April, referring to the conflict in Ukraine.

An image of Christianity’s Virgin Mother Mary with a Javelin has become an internet meme during the conflict, with US President Joe Biden boasting earlier this week of Ukrainian parents calling their newborn kids “Javelin or Javelina” in honor of the American system.

Yes, it’s all very morbid and satanic.

The Mother Mary meme is clearly satanic, and Joe Biden joking about kids being named after an anti-tank missile is just gross.

Supporters of the Ukraine are a death cult.

Here’s the interview with the Ukrainian – a commander who deserted and then surrendered. (It’s very much worth watching.)

“Our orders were to die” lololol.

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He also says that Kiev abandoned him.

It’s pretty sad.

This guy was literally given an award for bravery by Zelensky himself – something that he announced in a televised address to the nation.

If the people who Zelesnky is publicly praising as heroes are deserting and then surrendering the first chance they get, what is going on with the rest of the military?

(Republished from The Daily Stormer by permission of author or representative)
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  1. Droid says:

    But then why hasn’t Ukraine collapsed in the east yet?

  2. TG says:

    I looked at “Inside the Chieftain’s Hatch” on you tube, mostly hands-on with historical tanks in museums but there were a couple of episodes on Ukraine of interest.

    “Of course both sides are using propaganda, they’d be stupid not to.” Nobody wants to die for a losing cause, it is part of the drill for each side to hype its accomplishments. That, and the total corruption of the western corporate press makes it pretty dicey to actually understand what’s going on. Still, I think it does appear that the war is not necessarily going the way that Putin had hoped.

    The Chieftain segment “no the tank is not dead” has an interesting analysis of where some Israeli tanks were ambushed by some then fairly modern anti-tank missiles, and the ratio of missiles fired to tanks killed was really low: like maybe 50 to 1? The point was also made that the Ukrainians are demanding ludicrous numbers of these missiles per day – perhaps just a negotiating ploy to get a higher final real number, but maybe they are using up these missiles like candy. The west can only make so many so fast, it is possible that the stocks will run dry.

    I also read in Popular Mechanics that the real killer for the Ukrainians has been good old fashioned field artillery, not Javelins. etc. Remember, the Ukrainians are getting real-time satellite intelligence from the Americans, the Russians can gather their forces for an attack and the Ukrainians can just dial in the coordinates and pound them without needing large open areas. If the Ukrainians start getting bigger and longer range and more accurate artillery, this could be a big issue for the Russians. Don’t forget: the Ukrainian soldiers outnumber the Russians.

    • Agree: peterAUS
  3. Notsofast says:

    word has it that many of these weapons and especially javelins are long expired and only one in four work as intended. ukraine is merely a place to dump obsolete and expired weaponry and to salt the earth with depleted uranium as they did in serbia, iraq, libya and everywhere else their wanton, murderous destruction has lead them.

    this will insure healthy profits for years to come, for the miic, the medical pharmaceutical industrial complex, as well as the disaster capitalists and contractors. this will also insure debt slavery for ukrainians and the firesale of lands and state assets as their country it turned into a toxic waste dumping ground.

  4. bert33 says:

    Proxy war needs to stop. Russia is reportedly wiping out these arms shipments as they arrive but we will still have to pay taxes for their production and delivery, a net negative, second net negative is letting zelensky or anyone else talk biden and congress further into a proxy war with russia. Audit the DoD instead and call vindman et. al. on the carpet to public account. Audit out NATO while you’re at it and have a summit/cease-fire for a couple days with russia to lay out the facts as known so far with all and sundry and clear the air. Then we can talk ab out hunter biden and natural gas etc. civilians lose every war.

    • Agree: Mark G.
    • Replies: @classicbenz
  5. A javelina, pronounced haavaleena, is a wild pig of the american southwest.

  6. Wielgus says:

    Vzglyad Russian website – Yandex translation edited
    Kiev relies on the “second army” instead of the Mariupol group

    May 8 2022

    Text: Rafael Fakhrutdinov


    Vladimir Baranyuk, the commander of the 36th Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, who was captured, told about the betrayal on the part of Kiev and confessed to creating “human shields” of civilians. Experts said that the Marine’s testimony made his family a target for the Azov battalion. Why did Kiev refuse to help the military blocked in Mariupol and how does it intend to form a second army with Western weapons?

    The commander of the 36th Marine Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel Volodymyr Baranyuk, and the Chief of Staff, Colonel Dmitry Kormyankov, were captured after trying to leave the Mariupol machine-building plant “Azovmash”. As Baranyuk said during interrogation on the territory of the DPR, by mid–April, his fighters at the Azovmash, located next to the Ilyich Plant – northwest of Azovstal, ran out of ammunition, and he gave the order to everyone to leave, and he himself broke through to other military as part of the column. However, his car was hit, after which he was walking and was detained.

    The brigade commander accused the Ukrainian authorities of betrayal. “Kiev said to hold on. Hold on… Well, we were somewhat told differently. That the detachments are coming, they will be with you …”, – said the military, admitting that the authorities were lying. “They promised some help. Accordingly, there was no such help. Which, as it were, pushed to the exit to meet their units,” RIA Novosti quotes the words of the prisoner.

    The officer emphasised that he himself was a “categorical opponent” of the Nazi ideology, but this did not prevent him from standing in the same formation with the Azov militants (criminal cases were initiated against the soldiers of the regiment in Russia). For his part, Kormyankov pointed out that the “Azovites” did not hide radical sentiments. “I went to the headquarters of “Azov”. We have seen the literature, the pictures that are there. And the flags that are Nazi there, of Germany,” the prisoner said. He admitted that his ancestors “certainly fought” in the Great Patriotic War, were “partisans in the Bryansk forests” and would be very surprised that his grandson fought shoulder to shoulder with the “Azov”.

    Baranyuk said that the “Azovites” did not seek to help other Ukrainian units to their detriment. “During the fighting, under the influence of the advancing troops, the Azov unit withdrew and left my rear exposed. And I was forced to transfer the reserves that I had and the units that were not planned to close myself from the rear, because there was a serious threat that the enemy would enter the rear areas and I would have serious problems,” the military said.

    Baranyuk also complained that foreign instructors who trained the national battalion “Azov” are better supplied than the Ukrainian military. “I just saw the classes that were conducted, specifically if you take the Azov battalion, conducted by a military medic. He was some kind of foreigner, most likely an American, he had a backpack, a group backpack, for medical training… This is a backpack that allows, for example, to provide assistance to at least two units,” the military said, adding that he had never seen such items before.

    In addition, he remembered about foreign mercenaries among the Ukrainian military, about whom the newspaper Vzglyad wrote. “We have two foreigners serving in one of the battalions. The legislation of Ukraine allows this. One was called Aiden, the second, to be honest, I don’t remember. Both are British. For me, the motives of these people are amazing, to be honest.

    I tell them: Why? meaning, can’t you earn a living somewhere? They say: no, we are like adventurers,” he said.

    As for the surrender, then, according to Kormyankov, if the military had come out earlier, they would have saved more lives. He added that Ukraine could make concessions to end the conflict with Russia. In his opinion, the conflict can be resolved through political solutions, not by military means. Among such concessions, the colonel said “a regime without NATO and a guarantee of non-aggression.” “These are the main points, the key ones. Only guarantees from such parties that would be able to confirm this case and would be able to,” he added. Baranyuk also opposed the North Atlantic orientation of Ukraine. “I am in favour of Ukraine possibly being… a non-aligned state. The war to the last Ukrainian, of course, is not advantageoui,” the military admitted.

    The Investigative Committee of Russia has already announced that it is thoroughly investigating all episodes of criminal activity of the command staff of the 36th Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the basis of the testimony of prisoners. “According to them, in particular, they drove peaceful Mariupol residents into basements and equipped combat points in their apartments. The investigators will study these and other information voiced by them in detail and will give a comprehensive legal assessment to the actions of the Ukrainian security forces,” the Telegram channel of the department says.

    Recall that the Russian Armed Forces opened a humanitarian corridor for the evacuation of civilians from Azovstal from 08.00 to 18.00 Moscow time on May 5, 6 and 7. Due to the enemy’s attempt to reach firing positions, the situation at Azovstal has worsened, but the enterprise is not being stormed. The civilians who left the Mariupol plant did not know anything about the humanitarian corridors that were opened especially for them, or about the evacuation that was being prepared, the militants hid this information from them.

    “In the middle of last month, the people’s militia of the DPR reported the death of the commander of the 36th brigade of the AFU Baranyuk during an attempt to break through the defence of Mariupol. I think he was captured at the same time. Why did they say this just now? Probably so that his family had time to evacuate from Ukraine. Otherwise, the Azov militants would have dealt with her,” said Konstantin Sivkov, Vice–President of the Russian Academy of Rocket and Artillery Sciences.

    According to the expert, with their lies about the preparation of the group to break the siege of Mariupol, the central Ukrainian authorities aggravate the situation of the fighters, forcing them to fight to the last fighter and keep the defence on the Azovmash waiting for help that will never come. “The leadership of the Armed Forces of Ukraine makes serious mistakes or even behaves inadequately to the situation, sacrificing their military for the sake of achieving some propaganda but insignificant goals. In this case, it is to show the world and Ukraine the heroic long–term resistance on the Azovmash,” the interlocutor said.

    The analyst stressed that the AFU, under the dictation of foreign military leaders, gives orders for counter-offensives and breakthroughs, having absolutely no knowledge of the operational capabilities of Russian groups on a particular bridgehead of hostilities. “This leads precisely to the fact that with such actions, the most prepared Ukrainian units lose most of their personnel, and those who survive, like Baranyuk and Kormyankov, give full confessions and talk about the awareness of the absolutely hopeless situation of the military,” Sivkov stressed.

    Baranyuk himself is facing a criminal case and a possible transfer of materials to the International Criminal Court, since the 36th brigade is responsible for the attacks on the DPR, and he may face up to life imprisonment, the expert noted. “However, the central Ukrainian authorities do not care at all: they will not change tactics and will continue to throw their military into the inferno.

    By the way, Kiev is accepting new shipments of heavy weapons from the United States and a number of other countries in order to create a “second army” in the west of Ukraine – from reservists,” Sivkov said.

    The analyst added that the inevitability of defeat will not force Azov to take care of civilians anymore. “For example, the national security forces did not tell civilians about the work of humanitarian corridors at Azovstal in order to continue to hide behind a human shield,” the source stressed.

    Most of the AFU fighters and civilians of Ukraine will not know about the surrender of the commanders of the 36th Brigade, since the Ukrainian information space has been completely cleared. Accordingly, there will be no change in tactics on the part of the military and political leadership of Ukraine, said Vladimir Kornilov, director of the Centre for Eurasian Studies. “Often, the Ukrainian military who have surrendered are surprised that there are Russian troops in a particular area. That’s how their command works. Or when they leave the encirclement, they go to those areas that – according to Ukrainian reports – are under the control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. And as a result, they encounter the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation or the military of the DPR and LPR,” the expert said.

    “At the same time, I personally have not heard about the presence of any groups at the AFU to help the Mariupol grouping break the siege. On the contrary, I heard that both Zelensky and Arestovich said that they could not free Mariupol by military means,” the political scientist said.

    The conduct of military operations “shoulder to shoulder” of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Security Forces is a complete fiction, the interlocutor noted. “It has been reported more than once that Azov performs the role of blocking detachments against those in the Ukrainian military who expressed their intention to surrender. There were even reports of murders. That’s all their “interaction,” Kornilov stressed.

    Regarding Azov itself, their relations with Kiev are also, to put it mildly, not all smooth, the analyst noted. “The National Security Service has already appealed to anyone abroad with a request to take them from Mariupol, but they no longer have hope for the Ukrainian authorities themselves. Not for nothing, they threatened several times to “sort out” the adviser to the office of the President of Ukraine, Aleksey Arestovich, for his statements that Azov controls the whole of Mariupol, that the Azovites will hold on as long as they want – ‘until victory’ and without reinforcements, and the like,” the analyst said.

    • Thanks: Spanky, nokangaroos
  7. anonymous[139] • Disclaimer says:

    “Our orders were to die”

    Zelensky and his American handlers have caused a lot of people to die for nothing. When the dust settles a lot of Ukrainians are going to ask why their family members were killed after being put in a hopeless situation by the Zelensky dictatorship. All this never needed to happen. They’ll turn on this Zelensky gang once the government goons can’t intimidate and murder them any longer. The US does what it always does, lie and turn everything into a sales ad, now for this or that piece of equipment. Step right up and buy our overpriced and overhyped weapons, get sucked into a war or two while you’re at it. Not only does the US get you killed it rips you off prior.

    • Agree: Daniel H
  8. “Supporters of the Ukraine are a death cult.”

    Well, just make sure you have your “Elon” on that list too!

  9. Anonymous[266] • Disclaimer says:

    The Americans and Brits have done a good job at installing and propping up this puppet regime. Staging coups in far off places, covering up their crimes and terrorism against their own citizens and using them as proxies in fratricidal wars is still something Americans can take pride in. I mean if you can’t build high speed trains or hypersonic missiles or 5G networks or solve drug and gun abuse, at least you can do this.

    • LOL: Bro43rd
  10. WP says:

    You really need to start reading something other than the westard jews media.

    Where are the ukronazis using artillery against the RF? They need free westard leftovers because the RF have already destroyed theirs, weeks ago. The only success that the ukronazis had even then was when they would hide behind civilians and fire from inside apartments, schools and hospitals.

    Also, you write “the Ukrainian soldiers outnumber the Russians” you don’t seem to understand that this isn’t the video game that the ukronazis are putting out as propaganda, All of the dead ukronazis rotting in the field that the brave (((slelensky))) has ordered not to be recovered, aren’t going to respawn after 30 minutes. That’s the reason why the Ukronazis are now on their fouth, count ’em, fourth general mobilization, and are down to roundiong up old men and teenagers to man all that new westard junk.

    PS, Happy Victory Day!

  11. Wokechoke says:

    The issue up in Kiev was similar to the first German attacks on Kiev itself. And they had their problems getting into Kiev from exactly the same routes the Russians took. The Deja Vu is frightening.

    There’s a huge river on one side that you cant easily cross. So the Russians moving down from Chernobyl were hemmed in by one geographic point and on the other side you got a gradual build up of competent troops counter attacking. To the south the Russians were running into heavily built up streets and caught by a hail of anti tank weapons backed with sufficient artillery.

    There’s a more favorable ground, down south to say the least.

    High risk high reward strategy failed to coup the capital. shit happens.

  12. WP says:

    “… have you sat and wondered how such a missile system would work in an urban environment”

    I’m pretty sure that a javelin or NLAW will work great against the regular patrol cars and SWAT armored vehicles of the El Paso PD, Phoenix PD, LAPD, etc., or a Border Patrol observation post somewhere along the southwest border.

    There is already a lot of talk among some people speculating that the Russians will use the Mexican drug cartels as their proxies to have their revenge. Might get kind of interesting in Nuevo Atzlan in the coming years.

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
    , @Eric Novak
  13. Javelins apparently work well against unshielded Martians.

  14. Well, 1998 came and went but it didn’t happen.

  15. peterAUS says:

    The article is full of nonsense.

    Javelin strawman (MOUT use only) in particular. It’s an excellent weapon and it’s been used to great effect by Ukrainians in the war.

    And a captured soldier’s public talk, about anything. Ludicrous.

    • Troll: Notsofast
    • Replies: @Wokechoke
    , @Badger Down
  16. More than 5,000 Javelins have been supplied to Kiev by Washington. Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri said last week that it accounted for a third of the US stockpile of those systems.

    A third?

    I am almost beginning to believe that the U.S. administration were deliberately trying to destroy the United States. I do not mean to destroy via the Great Replacement, which the progressive Left sees as a necessary measure to suppress heritage Americans like me, who pose an obstacle to the Left’s millennial vision for the United States; but I mean simply to destroy.

    Am I overlooking an alternate explanation? Probably I am, yet to deplete a third of the U.S. stockpile does seem a radical measure.

  17. Anon[508] • Disclaimer says:

    The irony of a Jew ordering Nazis to die for him is amusing, except for the dumb Ukrainians who actually do it.

    • LOL: Gordo
    • Replies: @ukelele
  18. Larger Point:

    The Ukraine War comes down to this:

    The Homosexual Surgically Mutilated Tranny Freak Pederast US Democratic Party….


    Slavic Russia….governed by the devout Orthodox Christian Man Vladimir Putin who protects the innocent Slavic Children of Donbass….

    Satan is on the side of The Democratic Party

    Jesus is on the side of Slavic Russia…..

    The US Democratic Party is a most unnatural presence on the Planet Earth…..

    Hunter Biden is a filthy cockroach….

    • Replies: @Avery
  19. bwuce wee says:

    you are onto something there! i believe that the armaments they are shipping to ukraine are a 3-fold plan:
    1. get rid of old outdated worthless crap sent to storage sites that will be targetted and blown up, thereby covering up the fact that the arms are crappy, then use that as an excuse to get a gigantic new military spending budget passed
    2. ship the good stuff somewhere else to arm terrorists or be sold on the black market for the biden family fortune- cha-ching!
    3. disarm and emasculate american military making them more easily defeated by biden’s chinese buddies. when the invasion of taiwan comes, the US will have no equipment to respond- so basically it is the destruction of america by stealth disarmament.
    gotta hand it to those ruthless psycopath democRATS- they know how to make the best criminal use of a crisis- to benefit themselves rather than their country! and isn’t that the very definition of treason?

  20. The US Democratic Party is instigating Thermonuclear War with Slavic Russia……But why would the US Democratic Party do this:

    The very very obvious Answer:

    To unleash the three billion year reign of the lowly cockroach on the Planet Earth…

    And who is the Satanic Power behind the US Democratic Party?

    Answer:The ADL=The Leo Frank Party…..Go Google the autopsy photo of 13 year old Irish Girl Mary Feigen’s mutilated corpse…….

    The CIA…FBI….and DHS aids and abets the ADL….Think about it….

    • Agree: JR Foley
  21. bwuce wee says:

    zelensky is a coward, a crook, and a liar. anyone who believes him, or supports him, cannot have a functioning logical mind. biden is a coward, a crook, and a liar. anyone who believes him, or supports him, cannot have a functioning logical mind. biden and zelensky deserve each other, and they deserve the same fate. and they will eventually get theirs. hide and watch.

    • Thanks: Emslander
  22. GeneralRipper [AKA "GKWillie"] says:

    But then why hasn’t Ukraine collapsed in the east yet?

    Because Russia would rather not carpet bomb the living shit out of the place where Russian speaking peoples will end up living when the indoctrinated minions of the evil Globalist fucktards are eventually expelled.

    That’s why.

  23. Wokechoke says:

    It’s very useful as a weapon when you have a somewhat open field. The NLAW is designed for very close combat at suicidal ranges.

    As was pointed out before, good artillery spotting is enough to destroy a column massing for an attack. No need to close with the opponent if you are doing the job right.

    • Replies: @Avery
    , @j2
  24. Wokechoke says:

    Malmo might get interesting indeed. Add NLAWs to grenade attacks.

  25. KZHDPP says:

    There were reports as early as March that DPR evaluated captured NATO weaponry and found Javelins to be completely useless in combat. Even their cheap knockoff versions, the NLAW, was of some value when maintained properly (and it certainly wasn’t, the Russians constantly captured them unfired with flat batteries), but the holy Javelin turned out to be night unusable because of the atrociously long time it takes to lock on to a target, exposing the operator all the while.

    Quite tellingly, you can count the amount videos with Javelins in action in this war on the fingers on one hand, and most of them are fired against training target or abandoned vehicles.

    The real MVP of this war, to the surprise of everyone involved, turned out to be Stugna, a Ukrainian ghetto modification of a Soviet Refleks ATGM that can be controlled remotely from cover.

  26. GeneralRipper [AKA "GKWillie"] says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    Note these missiles cost \$240,000 each.


    We gotcha covered.


  27. Avery says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    {Hunter Biden is a filthy cockroach….}

    Please stop insulting thems filthy cockroaches: honest, hardworking organisms.
    Unlike the Bidens.

    • Replies: @JR Foley
  28. Andreas says:

    The Russian strategy is difficult to apprehend. Their informational style is almost completely opaque. And Western propaganda cannot be trusted as objective source. I am finally inferring though that the Russian army and separatists have gone as far they can go in sweeping attacks. It now remains to locate entrenched Ukrainians with armed reconnaissance and blast them into submission with massed artillery. What is not clear is how long this will realistically take and the logistical scale. In any case, Putin and the Russian MOD need to demonstrate that they have something tangible in the bag. Otherwise, there will be significant loss of credibility for the Kremlin. The prediction of quick collapse of the Ukrainian army did not occur despite the fact that the Ukrainian air force was operationally neutralized from the beginning. Russia may have significantly underestimated the number of ground forces necessary to overwhelm the Ukrainian army. But unless concrete progress can be shown soon it appears that the underestimation was so large to suggest either incompetence or that Russian MOD really did not think they would need any more. So perhaps Russia was victim of intelligence ploy designed to make them believe the Ukrainians would quickly surrender the moment Russian troops entered the country rather than fight. If so, this would be a huge embarrassment for the Russian intelligence and military services. On the other hand, there may soon be other surprises. Eventually, the truth will emerge.

  29. Anonymous[150] • Disclaimer says:

    Size of territory, the relatively short frame we’re talking about, the initial goals, and now the apparent gift to Russia in providing systematic destruction of Ukraine’s best fighting units (and now wiping out territorial forces sent in to keep the conflict going).

    Initially I was dubious about Russia’s goal of even de-nazification in the Donbas/east, now I believe both de-nazification and de-militarization are eminently and imminently achievable goals.

  30. Avery says:

    In one of his talks Scott Ritter discussed the mythical Javelins.
    He was saying that Russian military has awarded special commendations to tank crews who have managed to survive several Javelin hits (each tank), and have stayed in battle.

    Scott didn’t say how the Russian tanks defeated the Javelins.
    Maybe the various obstructions interfered with the missile and it didn’t hit at the expected angle? Or maybe, they have active defenses, in addition to passive and reactive armor?

    This video is from Syria.
    A parked T-90 is hit with a TOW missile.
    Clearly the tank and crew survived.
    But looks like the Syrian crewman lost his nerve and instead of driving the valuable tank away, took off.

    [TOW missile hit T-90 tank, crew survived]
    (annoying background music: maybe mute it before viewing)

    Also, in the NLAW and Javelin promo-vids in Anglin’s article, the target tanks are sitting around, parked in the open just so that they can be hit. And no enemy infantry is shooting at the NLAW/Javelin operators. How convenient.

  31. meamjojo says:

    How millions of Russians are tearing holes in the Digital Iron Curtain
    A surge in virtual private network downloads is a challenge to Vladimir Putin and his version of the war

    May 6, 2022

    RIGA, Latvia — When Russian authorities blocked hundreds of Internet sites in March, Konstantin decided to act. The 52-year-old company manager in Moscow tore a hole in the Digital Iron Curtain, which had been erected to control the narrative of the war in Ukraine, with a tool that lets him surf blocked sites and eyeball taboo news.
    Are you on Telegram? Subscribe to our channel for the latest updates on Russia’s war in Ukraine.

    Konstantin turned to a virtual private network, an encrypted digital tunnel commonly known as a VPN. Since the war began in late February, VPNs have been downloaded in Russia by the hundreds of thousands a day, a massive surge in demand that represents a direct challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his attempt to seal Russians off from the wider world. By protecting the locations and identities of users, VPNs are now granting millions of Russians access to blocked material.

    Downloading one in his Moscow apartment, Konstantin said, brought back memories of the 1980s in the Soviet Union, when he used a shortwave radio to hear forbidden news of dissident arrests on Radio Liberty, which is funded by the United States.

    “We didn’t know what was going on around us. That’s true again now,” said Konstantin, who, like other Russian VPN users, spoke on the condition that his last name be withheld for fear of government retribution. “Many people in Russia simply watch TV and eat whatever the government is feeding them. I wanted to find out what was really happening.”

    • Replies: @Badger Down
    , @Ummm
    , @Joe Paluka
  32. meamjojo says:

    CIA reaches out to Russians opposed to war in Ukraine
    MAY 2, 2022

    The CIA is offering Russians opposed to the war in Ukraine a secure way to contact the agency amid concerns for their safety, as the Russian government continues a crackdown on outside information and opposition to the Kremlin’s months-long invasion.

    “We are providing Russian-language instructions on how to safely contact CIA — via our Dark Web site or a reputable VPN — for those who feel compelled to reach us because of the Russian Government’s unjust war,” a CIA official told CBS News. “Our global mission demands that individuals can contact us securely from anywhere.”

    The agency on Monday released text-only instructions in Russian on several of its social media channels, including YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, for accessing its dark web site — which has shown value in securely eliciting information from individuals all over the world since it was first launched in 2019.

    • Troll: Badger Down
    • Replies: @peterAUS
    , @Rogue
  33. @Fidelios Automata

    Indeed! We see them almost nightly here in Southern Arizona. The proper name is “Peccary”, yet very few know them by that. “Javelina” is simply the Spanish name for them that basically everybody knows and uses. Now for a short story…..

    I had a guy get really weird when he insisted, and kept insisting loudly, that the javelinas are actually RODENTS! He said he’d bet me any amount of money, so I said “I hate to take your money so easily, so let’s keep it small. How about \$20?” He agreed and promptly lost when he looked it up on Wikipedia on his smart phone (the phone was obviously smarter than he was.) I didn’t make him pay, as he was a neighbor, and it’s always a wise idea to keep good relations with neighbors in this day and age.

    I also told him the largest rodent in the world is the capybara of South America (which, btw, just LOVES water and are simply adorable to see swim in a pool.) They also apparently make great pets, are house-trainable, and have the sweetest, soft little chirps, clicks and grunts they make when they are happy:

    • Replies: @bwuce wee
  34. @V. K. Ovelund

    I am almost beginning to believe that the U.S. administration [is] deliberately trying to destroy the United States. … Am I overlooking an alternate explanation?

    Perhaps, but the likely alternatives have significance only in the theoretical realm. Put it thus: the effect might very well be destruction, but it’s improbable that that is the conscious intent. Intent as such hardly matters, however, when policymakers hate the people they are supposed to be protecting and, what may be worse, have nothing to think with.

    I think that the intent lying behind the wholesale depletion of the stockpile is to make a lot of rich Jews in the armaments racket much, much richer by engaging them to produce newer, vastly more costly weapons. Whether these newer weapons will work as well as the older ones or instead will—like the so-called vaccines for covid that do more harm than they prevent—contribute to the destruction of the United States by making it an even more reckless belligerent in disputes that are none of its business is not a question mere Gentiles are encouraged to raise.

    • Replies: @V. K. Ovelund
    , @RestiveUs
  35. bwuce wee says:
    @Fidelios Automata

    a javelin is a throwing spear(now used in track and field events), the misslie is named after that. FACT: the wild ‘pig’ (javelina) is named from a spanish word, not in the least related to the word javelin:

    “early 19th century: from Spanish jabalina, from the feminine form of jabalí ‘wild boar’, from Arabic jabali ‘mountaineer’.”

    and i might add, jabal is arabic for mountain. i saw many javelinas in the chisos mountains.

  36. Jimmy1969 says:

    Just curious considering that many Jews in the US and elsewhere are losing billions in the Ukraine and have vast business interests over there. Also many American and European Jewish organizations are promoting heavily sending arms etc to support their boy Zelensky. Are Ukrainian Jewish males actually fighting for once or have they all fled to Israel. How many of them, if any, have actually died in combat or went into the front row? Or do they just work in behind the lines support units?

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  37. anonymous[819] • Disclaimer says:

    Precision munitions share industrial base with a lot of civilian industry, capital goods in particular. If the US tries to crank them out to fill Zelenski’s panicked demands, the bottlenecks will goose inflation real good. Think it’s bad now? Take a look at the I/O models. DLA, FEMA, BEA, and LMI all run them. This commenter’s seen em, used em. Full spectrum dominance is Austin jerkin off to Kim Kardashian daydreams, except more forlorn and hopeless.

    You may recall all sorts of hype about US PGMs in Iraq. In fact, DoD just dragged lots of rusty national guard howitzers out there. That’s fine if you’re just exterminating wogs with shock and awe (spray and pray writ large.) Maneuver warfare and reactive armor will munch on that shit and go, Mmm! DoD’s salvo models produce force ratios that are 1/x Russia’s and the US can’t produce that, can’t transport it, can’t deploy it.

    Same way now. NATO’s just disposing of its obsolete crap. They think they’ll just replace it but replacement will slow to a trickle and balloon in cost. NATO will hollow out some more; and at the optimal point in the process, the SCO will decapitate it.

    If we’re lucky. Maybe they’ll watch it flounder around a while and laugh their ass off, Aww, lookit widdum’s try to fight!

  38. @peterAUS

    Wrong again, Mr IndecentExposure. The video shows how the J could easily become a wild pig in an urban setting. And the most-ludicrous award goes to (((Zelensky))).

  39. Wat Tyler says:

    Javelins? ROTFL!!!

    Same thing with the towed 155mm guns, as well! Last for about 10 days of continuous firing, unless you employ a full company of trained engineers (not swab jockeys or cadets, REAL engineers) to watch over their use and to replace their exotic OEM parts (assuming you got them in hand, not in a depot at Lviv) as they rapidly wear out!

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  40. Wokechoke says:
    @Wat Tyler

    keeping a Bobcat digging for 8 hours requires nearly equal amounts of mechanical work to replace broken and fouled parts. Imagine keeping 200 155mm guns operating all summer! I suspect the west is sending hundred of technicians plus salary and expenses. Amirite? crickets…

    • Thanks: Alrenous
    • Replies: @Alrenous
  41. Wokechoke says:

    Jewish dead in the Russo-Ukraine War? count them on one hand…

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  42. Rich says:

    The Ukrainians have, in many cases, proven themselves to be brave fighters. Those men in Mariopol who are willing to die rather than surrender, are an example of courageous soldiers. But they’re doomed. The Russians are apparently taking the Ukrainian military apart bit by bit. Step by step. Not according to the news cycle, but according to military planning. When the army in the East is destroyed, Ukraine will be a sitting duck. Like Germany after the Eastern Front collapsed. It’s a shame to see such brave men abandoned by their government and left to be destroyed. Kind of like those brave Germans left stranded in Stalingrad by their inept fuhrer.

  43. Anonymous[150] • Disclaimer says:

    Ukraine 🇺🇦 has lost the following:

    • 80% of oil and gas fields

    • All refineries and large tank farms

    • Fields for sowing

    • Coal mines

    • Four major ports

    • Significant part of nuclear and significant coal generation

    • Oil and gas fields on the Black Sea shelf

    • Metallurgical plants in Mariupol and Krivoy Rog

    • Almost completely – the national military-industrial complex

    Good job hohols! But whatever, keep fightin’! You got this! 👊🏻

    • Replies: @meamjojo
  44. @meamjojo

    Which war is that, noamjojo? The US war in Ukraine?

  45. @Droid

    US commissars with pistols at their backs?

  46. @Wokechoke

    Where will the Ukrainians get fuel for whatever tanks are left?

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  47. Hegar says:

    I talked with some Ukrainian “refugees”. (They could easily live in western Ukraine. We learned during the Bosnian war that for the price of one “refugee” brought to Western Europe, you could house and feed 80 in their own area.)

    It was a man with his wife and their son. There were also two other relatives nearby – most of them with those strangely shaped foreheads. I asked this man if he had voted for Zelensky. The question seemed to surprise him a bit – I guess most Westerners will just fawn over them and ask for victim stories.

    He didn’t tell me if he voted for Zelensky, he just said that “there was no other choice that could be” in the election.

    The Jewish *Zelensky was picked by Israeli-Ukrainian oligarch Igor *Kolomoisky to replace the overtly corrupt Poroshenko. The runner-up never stood a real chance as he was “pro-Russian”, in a country where dissenting newspapers have been closed, teachers and administrators were long ago fired for dissent, and anyone showing any policies favorable to the Russian minority are beaten down in a number of ways. Remember that President Yanukovich’s party’s office buildings were looted back in 2014.

    We recognize the oppression, same as in the West against anyone who is pro-White. With “racist” immigration critics having their cars burned, their windows smashed at night, if their address is found out. Communists invade people’s homes and beat them, vandalize the home, and the media write nothing. This goes on all over Europe.

    The runner-up in the Ukrainian 2019 election was arrested afterward and placed in house arrest. He has been arrested again now. Zelensky put his picture in social media, wearing handcuffs, and mocked him for being in uniform.

    All TV news have now been placed on a government-controlled platform.

  48. @Wokechoke

    And the Christian Zionists are fleecing the faithful not for general relief in Ukraine but specifically for The Chosen.

    Is there an equivalent organization that seeks donations from Jews for the relief of Christians or Muslims? Charity is a good thing, but why should I imagine there’s something special about Jewish suffering?

    • Thanks: Pierre de Craon
    • Replies: @Pierre de Craon
  49. Can the Zelensky regime survive without being propped up by the USA? Serious question: what keeps Putin from bombing D.C.? Who or what restrains him? Just askin.

    • Replies: @Spanky
  50. bwuce wee says:
    @Mustapha Mond

    javelin missiles are not the same linguistically as the wild ‘pig’! i believe your neighbor was attempting to explain that javelinas are not pigs, not related to pigs and cannot breed with pigs- or boar for that matter. and did you know that In Peru, it’s estimated that some 65 million guinea pigs are consumed each year? sort of like mcdonalds- over 60 million served!!!

  51. Alrenous says: • Website

    It’s amazing how much talk there has been about these Javelins, apparently without anyone understanding what they actually are.

    Journalism is an inherently irresponsible profession, to the point where they’re allergic to responsibility. Actively avoid talking about anything they can speak credibly about. The less they know, the more they talk. The idea is that if they don’t know, surely nobody else knows either and won’t call them on it.

    Luckily, journalists are particularly ignorant, so they have lots to talk about.

    They’re so ignorant they keep accidentally talking about things most do know about, embarrassing themselves.

  52. Alrenous says: • Website
    @V. K. Ovelund

    In reality every weapon system that isn’t an ICBM is militarily irrelevant. They’re toys for murderers, basically. Pork projects. Theatres like Iraq and Afghanistan are more accurately termed “playgrounds.” Though I suppose you also play at theatres. Regardless, nothing gets irradiated, so it’s not serious.

    Quick check: when was the last time a hostile tank was seen on de jure American soil? They could give everything away.

  53. JR Foley says:

    ask rather
    said warty bliggens
    what the universe
    has done to deserve me
    if i were a
    human being i would
    not laugh
    too complacently
    at poor warty bliggens
    for similar
    have only too often
    lodged in the crinkles
    of the human cerebrum


  54. @Fidelios Automata

    Hey not all Mexican chicks are fat. That’s fatphobic or something.

  55. Alrenous says: • Website

    Apparently a helicopter operates at around 1:10? For the F-35 you’re looking at more like 1:50.

  56. Anon[895] • Disclaimer says:
    @V. K. Ovelund

    It’s an indicator that we have become a country that holds potlatches. Just like a primitive tribal ‘big man’ showing off his wealth by piling it up and giving it away, the US is trying to win influence with other countries by saying, “We heap rich! We do much good for you if you our friend! We so rich we give weapons away for free to friends! Here, take our weapons and slay evil Putino tribe!”

    The US has been trying to win friends and influence people using the potlatch method ever since World War II. It succeeds in creating rich foreign rulers who pocket our money and then steal their own peoples’ money as the icing on top of the cake, which keeps those countries poor and undeveloped. Only education and the growth of native industrial capitalism has improved anything at all for 3rd World countries.

    • Agree: RIchebourg
  57. Ukronazi is not a helpful term.

    This term neither correctly describes the present, nor does it justice to the past.

    • Agree: nokangaroos
  58. Jiminy says:

    I thought the better way to stop a tank was to take off your boot and fill your sock up with sticky axle grease. Hell, it worked in the movie. I suppose they didn’t want frostbitten toes. All of the crappy old hand-me-downs reminds me of Christmas when you were given the latest toy, but no batteries to go with it.
    Can you imagine what sort of Pandora’s box you would open by clicking onto the cia dark website. I live in the free west, and the amount of truthful information available is almost nonexistent, Not that it matters one way or the other really.

  59. Ummm says:

    “Russians download VPN’s to get radicalised by USG propaganda”

    I also love the quote. ” I wanted to find out what was really happening”

    Yes.. the US news media apparatus is totally honest about everything! That’s why they need a Tik-tok star to help censor misinformation!

    • Replies: @James J O'Meara
  60. meamjojo says:

    Ukraine will be getting it all back and on top of that, Russia will be forced to pay for all the damage they have caused, if they ever want to trade with the West again.

    • Replies: @Justvisiting
    , @Avery
  61. @Pierre de Craon

    I wish to acknowledge your comment.

    I admit that Ron Unz’s abundant magnanimity has rather disarmed my anti-Semitism, as least as far as my participation on this site (and somewhat even elsewhere) is concerned. Moreover, too much of the anti-Semitism seen here, by commenters (I do not say, you) and even by one or two of the site’s regularly published authors, is crude, is unreasonable, is lopsided, is self-indulgently hotheaded, and lacks good faith. I mostly lack heart any more to disparage or harshly analyze Jews here, except maybe when certain Hasbarite site-participants intervene.

    Nonetheless, your point is noted.

    • Thanks: Pierre de Craon
  62. Rogue says:

    because of the Russian Government’s unjust war,” a CIA official told CBS News

    How quaint of the CIA to be talking about unjust wars…

  63. @bert33

    No one has to “talk Biden or Congress into a proxy war with Russia…” They have instigated this entire fiasco out of desperation to improve their chances for the mid-term elections. If Ukraine survives intact, they can claim credit for it. If Ukraine continues to fail in repelling Russia, deeper involvement will (they think) improve the Democrat chances in the mid-terms. And… “Follow the money…”

    • Agree: Pierre de Craon
  64. @bwuce wee

    “i believe your neighbor was attempting to explain that javelinas are not pigs, not related to pigs and cannot breed with pigs- or boar for that matter.”

    Wow, your reading comprehension is nil. He said NOTHING of the sort. And you weren’t there. Like I wrote clearly, he thought they were RODENTS! And where did I ever say they were pigs? Again, your reading comprehension: NIL.

    Peccaries and pigs share a common ancestor, but like always happens when things get separated for endless eons, they evolved away from each other and no longer can interbreed. But they have much more in common than with rodents, that is for sure.

    (And besides, aren’t capybara’s cute? At least we can agree on that, right?)

    • Replies: @Sollipsist
  65. @meamjojo

    Russia will be forced to pay for all the damage they have caused, if they ever want to trade with the West again.

    Russia has had enough of being “forced” to do anything.

    That is what this war is really all about….

    Many American citizens are sick and tired of being “forced” to do stuff as well.

    • Replies: @meamjojo
  66. anon[251] • Disclaimer says:

    If you recall, the last overt US war, Iraq, flushed the president who started it, DCI George Bush. CIA made elaborate preparations to insure continuity of government, promoting CIA nomenklatura Bill Clinton, comprador of Mena airport. In a widely publicized ceremony, Bush received Clinton and passed the mantle on. This audience for this event was for the outside world, the satellites, and not the US public. But the message was, don’t get excited, we’re still in charge.

    Here we go again. This war will put the final nail in the presidential puppet ruler’s coffin. We need to be watching for CIA’s succession preparations. Watch for abrupt, concerted adulation of an empty suit like Obama. Or for anointment rituals. The Dems are dead so CIA will be hijacking the GOP to install their chosen head of state.

    You know who’s a credible aspirant now? Tucker Carlson. He dissents on peripheral controversies and often utters common sense but he conforms to the CIA line: Who’s the threat? Who should we blow up? These guys or those guys? Carlson’s wholly orthodox answer is China.

    Wake me up if a celebrated person advocates refraining from use or threat of force. That’s our dissident. If that guy denounces the CIA great power confrontation that caused this war. If that guy acknowledges US state degeneration and adapts to it with friendly relations among nations instead of state crime. That’s our fearless leader. That’s who CIA will be trying to murder.

    • Agree: Harold Smith
    • Replies: @RIchebourg
    , @Spanky
  67. Zoodles says:

    Have you seen the east? Its a spiderweb of entrenchments, 20-30 km deep connected by hundreds of small towns. It took Zhukov with all the power of the ww2 soviet army 2 months to take it.

  68. Wyatt says:

    lol reddit

    Why are you Australians such cancer? The gas huffing abos are more intelligent than you cretins.

    • LOL: RIchebourg
    • Replies: @neutral
    , @Dr. Krieger
  69. bwuce wee says:

    Mustapha Mond s

    “Wow, your reading comprehension is nil. He said NOTHING of the sort. And you weren’t there. Like I wrote clearly, he thought they were RODENTS! And where did I ever say they were pigs? Again, your reading comprehension: NIL.”

    i had perfect comprehension of your post, and no- i wasn’t there. i merely observed that your neighbor made a mistake, but that perhaps he had mistaken something he had read- that javelinas were not in the pig genus. in other words, he heard or read something, but got it backwards- something a drunk would do. however, i made no mistake.

    “Peccaries and pigs share a common ancestor, but like always happens when things get separated for endless eons, they evolved away from each other and no longer can interbreed. But they have much more in common than with rodents, that is for sure.”

    all life on earth shares a common ancestor. pigs and peccaries (javelinas) are different genus, and that is why they cannot interbreed. and most creatures on earth share 99% of the same DNA, and that means pigs, peccaries, rodents all share 99% of DNA- so the difference between any animals is only 1%- so no, javelinas are no more different from pigs than rodents as far as DNA goes.

    “(And besides, aren’t capybara’s cute? At least we can agree on that, right?)”

    all living things are cute, to me. beauty is in the eye of the beholder. to any mother, her offspring is cute…

  70. j2 says:

    In urban battle you can use M72 LAW. Ukraine got some as a gift. It does not destroy a tank, but it destroys many other things.

  71. Nat X says:

    More disinformation from a putin fanboy but hey its yt killing yt so us dindoos winning no matter how you look at it!

  72. Russia is a masochist (or too smart?)
    Reciprocatively sending really working RPOs to Mexico/New Mexico, Obama City (was it Chicago?), Portland might balance things out a bit. You know better where the stuff would be welcomed with open arms; maybe Hawaii too?! Berlin & Frankfurt would in any case give the JewS Army & German lackeys a taste of copycat Carl Gustav. Yellow Vests in Paris are most likely starving for that stuff (and Malmö!). The Serbs would most certainly make the Pizzaboy. Burned Pizzas for the Pizzagaters… The evil West is tripping over itself in harming Russia and Russia is holding still. I would not. My first delivery would go straight to Martha’s Vineyard.

    Man-Portable Disposable Rocket-Assisted Flamethrower: RPO-A Shmel
    (Viewing time: 1.51)

  73. @Ummm

    I am reminded of a pal I had in graduate school — Canadian, today would be called ‘prog” or “woke” (except, of course, for treating every woman as available, as per the standard then), a kind of folkie-beatnik type in fact. In those pre-internet days, he would carry clippings from Noam Chomsky articles in his wallet to refute “fascists”.

    Anyway, his doctor told him to stop consuming (what we would call) MSM, like those Nazis at the CBC, so as to moderate his blood pressure. One day he announced that he had finally found a source of pure, unbiased news: Radio Moscow.

    He was serious.

    • Replies: @Wielgus
  74. Emslander says:

    Time has got to be on the side of the Russians, as it is with any local combatant when fighting a remote and unmotivated combatant. The USA, because of its post-WWII arrogance, is always the remote combatant with unmotivated citizens.

    I think our citizens would be quite motivated if our forces decided to protect our own borders. Goes without saying.

    • Agree: Kolya Krassotkin
    • Replies: @RIchebourg
  75. “The Javelin… have proven to be very, very effective in this fight,” US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in April, referring to the conflict in Ukraine.”

    Lloyd Austin wouldn’t be able to identify a Javelin if it was sticking out of his ass, far less know about it’s battle effectiveness.

    • LOL: Kolya Krassotkin
  76. I hadn’t even heard about the batteries freezing.

    I hike outside in the elements. I have had an iphone battery go to zero in twenty minutes. Now military spec is going to be better but I paid \$500 for my phone and I expect it is close to state of art battery tech.

  77. Supporters of the Ukraine are a death cult.

    Only the ones who have their wits at 98% or above. The rest suffer from Victoria’s Dementia. VD.

  78. Wielgus says:
    @James J O'Meara

    I remember reading the Canadian Tribune in Moscow and Kiev in 1984. It and other Communist publications in various languages were left in hotel lobbies. It did cover things like US-backed atrocities in Central America that the Western MSM ignored or sugar-pilled. It sounds like he might have liked it. But unbiased? No. And some of it would also worsen hypertension.
    I suspect too much MSM is indeed bad for blood pressure. Perhaps it should be avoided as much as possible so as to chill out.

  79. @meamjojo

    People in the west are doing exactly the same thing so that they can hear the Russian side of the story. The west has rolling blackouts of RT and Russians sites from most western countries. Before the internet, millions of people listened to shortwave radio, the west didn’t use jammers (transmitters putting out noise on western frequencies), but the Soviets, Chinese and North Koreans extensively used them so that their own people had difficulty getting information in their own language from the west. People in the west who wanted to listen to Radio Moscow or Radio Peking, could listen with impunity. Why was the west not worried about what the Soviets had to say then, but the west is dead scared that people in the west will hear what the Russians have to say today? Could it be that the west is now the former Soviet Union, and Russia has morphed into the west of 50 years ago?

    • Replies: @meamjojo
  80. @peterAUS

    Anyone can say anything on the internet and sound like an expert. What’s this guy’s credentials?

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  81. Chris Moore says: • Website

    Captured Ukrainian Says Javelins Were Useless in Mariupol, Zelensky Ordered the Troops to Die

    Even though he comes from a Russian-speaking family, ((Zelensky)) is a ((Jewish)) monster. What else would you expect him to do?

    Obviously, ((Jews)) can be fluent in whatever language they’re using to manipulate the goyim. Obviously, you can never assume any loyalties based on what the Serpent’s tongue says, or in what language it speaks. You have to watch what the Serpent does.

    Now re-read the headline with just two word replacements:

    Captured Ukrainian Says Javelins Were Useless in Mariupol, Serpent Ordered the Troops to Die Anyway

    Can even the dumbest rube now see what’s going on in this conflict?

    All dumb rubes, raise your hands if you still don’t get it. Next, all people pretending to be dumb rubes who don’t get it but really do, raise your hands. Next, all people pretending to be dumb rubes, describe the difference between yourselves, and the people who are dumb rubes.

    Satan: I love dumb rubes, especially kosher ones who think they know the score. They burn the brightest!

    • Agree: Kolya Krassotkin
  82. CSFurious says:

    One Javelin costs \$178,000. That is insane.

  83. neutral says:

    Why are you Australians such cancer?

    It is a combination of being the spawn of convicts, being part of the ZOG empire for so long and probably the fact that the land they live in is a dismal environment.

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  84. I used to work for a steel company and one of the things I delivered was a 2” seamless pipe to a specialized machine shop (think a lot of .gov and nuclear stuff). It apparently was only produced in two places…one was the Azovstal plant and, believe it or not, a plant in South Africa (they had to have a certification sheet that matched to the material which listed, among other things, where it was made). I never bothered to ask what it was used for but they went through a pile of it. Basically what I’m trying to say is that the Russians have plenty of ways to turn the screws on uncle slime and pals. Food and gas ain’t all they got. Remember when Adolf said of the Soviet Union that “all we need do is kick in the door and the whole rotten structure will come crashing down”. I wonder if Putin and his guys aren’t thing the same about us.

  85. Wielgus says:

    One Brimstone, a missile that is a piece of British technology, costs over 100,000 pounds sterling. I think military industrial complexes inflate such prices. The Russians captured one in the Zaporozhe area and photographed it.

  86. Unit472 says:

    London Telegraph ( which none of Anglin’s readers ) has some interesting articles today from Russian TV. Seems they are allowing Russian military critics to speak now. That ought to tell you how the ”special military operation” is going. They are slowly letting the public know Putin has lost his gambit. That mobilization or more manpower won’t happen. Russia will either have to withdraw or be forced out. Sorry but that is what is going to happen.

    Obviously Javelins cannot be used in an urban setting. The sight has to lock on the target ( moving or not and it can’t do that if a building obscures the view.

  87. @anon

    They have no interest in dealing with journo types like Carlson. Plus the US “right” is all in with this war shit. We may see someone like Marco Rubio suddenly gain “momentum”. Trump has already ruined his brand and will be fading as 2024 approaches. The GOP replacement can’t be too white or be opposed to globohomo so Rubio works. Or that Nicki Haley chick.

  88. @CSFurious

    Wait, somebody else posted 240k. Maybe yours are refurbished.

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  89. Russian commie propaganda and you morons believe it. Go join the commies then and see how you like it.

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  90. ukelele says:

    It´s ok. After war a forced denazification will begin.
    Who care about the fate of a nazi.

  91. Spanky says:
    @Sir Launcelot Canning

    Putin doesn’t need a wider war. Both immediate (demilitarized, denazified and neutral Ukraine) and longer-term (multi-polar world order of regional powers) Russian objectives can be accomplished on the Ukrainian battlefield.

    Because the Russians are in the process of realizing their battlefield objectives, the U.S. / NATO needs to escalate their proxy war to prevent that outcome. If Russia prevails in Ukraine, it reveals the U.S. / NATO as a paper tiger by shredding their much ballyhooed military superiority. That presumed military superiority is the only hook from which their already tattered credibility (economic, financial, cultural, etc.) now hangs. If the U.S. / NATO loses that presumption, their attempt to create a uni-polar empire collapses…

  92. j2 says:

    “The NLAW is designed for very close combat at suicidal ranges. ”

    It is to 800 m, sufficient in many countries. Maybe you mean M72 LAW, max 200 m. But 200 m is enough in some terrain, and in urban warfare, and LAW is very light and small. Mostly you do not have 1 or more km line-of-sight in Europe. M72 LAW (many variants) is fine for lightly armored objects and concrete shelters, NLAW missile very good for tanks.

    • Thanks: keypusher
  93. Anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:

    Oh, look what the wind blew in…

    The Nat X troll.

    • LOL: Black Maggot
  94. Spanky says:

    Keep eyes on Tulsi Gabbard and Ron DeSantis as the controlled opposition…

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  95. A French Canadian volunteer describes fruitless missions with the Javelin. The conditions were never right for an ambush – the Russians would not oblige them.

    Instead, the Russkies would engage them from longer range, causing them to flee or be destroyed.

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  96. Notsofast says:

    240k is what ukraine will be billed for the leftover, outdated crap as looting begins.

    • Agree: Mustapha Mond
  97. Notsofast says:

    desantis is definitely zog, tulsi i’m still holding out hope for, however, she does seem to be too good to be true.

    • Agree: Mustapha Mond, Spanky
  98. schrub says:

    Why is all of this going on in Ukraine?? it might be time to blow away some of the smokescreen.

    At this point we should look back at something the late “Rebbe”, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson started talking about before his death in 1994.

    For those who don’t know Schneerson was head (Rebbe) of Chabad, a hereditary and very strict religious oligarchy.

    It seems that “The Rebbe” had decided shortly after the fall of the USSR that Jews should reestablish a new Jewish homeland (“New Kazaria”) in what is present day Ukraine.

    Why Ukraine? Because if present trends continue, Israel will soon run out of space especially if the enormous birthrate of the ultra orthodox Jews in Israel continues. Ukraine would be large enough to provide a homeland for not only Israel’s but all the world’s Jews in a much milder climate than Israel’s. A place where the gentiles would of course do the dirty work so the Jews could “study torah”.

    Why specifically the Ukraine? For one thing, the Ukraine contains 25% of the world’s ultra rich “black soil” which would allow the people controlling its agriculture increasingly dominate the world’s grain production, pretty at the expense of the USA’s farmers whose production costs would be much higher because their less fertile soil requiring more costly, additional fertilizers).

    An added bonus would of course be that the Ukraine is also awash in other strategic materials as well.

    The Ukraine still contains what remains of an existing but now largely moribund industrial base because during the time of the Soviet Union the Ukraine was its most heavily industrialized region. It still contains huge steel mills as well the former USSR’s most advanced (and potentially very profitable and easily revived) aircraft industries along with the required local expertise.

    Ukraine would provide a homeland that would be potentially be rich enough to make Israel totally independent of the US taxpayer largesse that it presently requires. The Israeli leadership already know that this funding could potentially be cut off if Israel was to discard its “once friend” America in order to further embrace China. Netanyahu in particular has indicated this new alliance as a definite future possibility. This abandonment of the US is of course based on the widely quoted Jewish saying that : “We don’t have (easily discarded) “friends”, we only have (potentially more profitable) “interests”.

    I have come to the conclusion that this “New Kazaria ” would seem to most resemble a large scale version of present day Kiryas Joel, the Jewish enclave in upper New York state where virtually all occupants are able spend their time “studying torah” instead of working. This is courtesy of generous government allotments for their large families, allotments large enough to allow its non working citizens to drive late model SUVs large enough to carry their numerous family members.

    Here is an interesting quote a that pretty much summarizes all this:

    “The riots and subsequent coup in Kiev in 2014 had many purposes. Primarily, it was to give the western powers a strong weapon to use against their main enemy, Nationalism and Vladimir Putin. Secondly, it was an arrangement whereby the debts of the Jewish oligarchs would be discharged in exchange for corporate control over the country. Thirdly, it was the mystical consecration of Ukraine as “New Khazaria.”

    The Chabad sect dominates Jewish life in Ukraine. They have constructed the enormous Menorah Complex near Odessa, in Dnipro (formerly Dnipropetrovsk, a gift for those of us who still can’t pronounce it).

    The Menorah complex is made up of seven towers in the shape of a menorah. It is the center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe and is dedicated to Rabbi Menachem Shneerson. It is a huge business center that is the hub of Jewish economic power in the region and is the center of New Khazaria. It is financed in part by the leader of Ukraine’s oligarchs, Igor Kolomoisky.

    This lecture traces the events of February 2014 as parallel to the history and mentality of the Khazar empire and the nature of its power. It especially focuses on Kolomoisky as the de facto ruler of Ukraine and one of the richest men in the world. Zionism has shifted its focus from Israel to the Black Sea due to the influence of Chabad, Kolomoisky and the failures of the Israeli state.”.
    Presented by Matt Johnson”

    • Replies: @Spender_CGB
  99. peterAUS says:
    @Joe Paluka

    Lazy. Had you taken a look at his channel you would’ve known all you need to know about the guy’s credentials.

    Here is a suggestion: find a person who’s good in InfoSec. Somebody who can read assembly without references and work with it on a bit level. Also, somebody who really knows packets, on a bit level. And, who can read chip manuals with ease. Caveat: not many people of that type around. Expert Exchange could help there.

    And then ask him/her what he/she thinks about Internet privacy and anonymity, VPN , Tor, Tails, whatever.

    Bottom line: if a state level player is interested in a person it’s pretty much impossible. And a Russian, now, trying that, well, I wouldn’t if I were a Russian in Russia. Free will, though.

    Now, there IS a way but it’s beyond an average person. Requires decent money, very good InfoSec knowledge and, the most important, an iron self-discipline. Iron. And even then it’s really risky.

    Make of this what you will.

    • Replies: @Joe Paluka
  100. meamjojo says:
    @Joe Paluka

    Everyone with an IQ above 90 KNOWS that anything emanating from the Russian press is nothing but propaganda. Therefore, you must be below 90 IQ.

    Here, check out the official news from the Chinese government also:

    • Replies: @Dnought
    , @Joe Paluka
  101. meamjojo says:

    “Russia has had enough of being “forced” to do anything.

    That is what this war is really all about….

    Many American citizens are sick and tired of being “forced” to do stuff as well.”

    When you are an economic and military weakling as Russia is, you will be pushed around, FORCED to comply.

    Only weaklings boast how strong they are or in the case of a state like Russia or NK, have propaganda parades with marching soldiers and military hardware in an attempt to impress their mentally imprisoned citizens. (Not that Trump wanted such a parade also).

    One thing you learn in martial arts study is that there is always someone bigger and stronger than you. The USA is bigger and stronger in all aspects than Russia.

    Russia is/will be getting their proverbial head held to the ground and their noses rubbed in the dung.

  102. Avery says:

    { Russia will be forced to pay for all the damage they have caused, if they ever want to trade with the West again.}

    What makes you think Russia wants to trade with the West again?
    Trade what?

    EU/West needs stuff from Russia.
    Russia doesn’t need anything from EU/West.
    Russia can live forever without trading with the West.
    Russia has hydrocarbons, critical minerals, wheat, other foodstuffs that the WORLD needs.
    Russia will sell all it produces to Asia: China, India, even to US’s lackeys (Japan, S. Korea) at some point.

    EU is forced to buy natural gas and oil from Russia for rubles or gold now.
    Later they will be forced to buy other strategic materials for gold or rubles.
    And the West will be forced to return the \$300-\$400 Billion they stole from Russia.
    And the West will be forced to pay for the damages NATO/UkroNazis caused in 8 years of war crimes against the people of DPR and LDR.

    Or else, they’ll freeze to death come next winter and have to eat S______, instead of the wheat they can’t buy from Russia or former wheat fields of Ukraine, which will return to their rightful owner — Russia.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
    , @Spanky
  103. Anglin is showing us that he knows nothing about military tactics by suggesting the Ukrainians are better off with old school RPGs.

    The T-90s are designed to take hits from RPGs and older missile technologies. Javelins can destroy them.

    But this is the same Anglin that called the war a “border skirmish” and told us that Russia would take Kiev.

    In March he told us it was going quite well

    Unlike Russia we have an open internet which means your credibility is archived.

    I will be right about the Russian economy. You don’t understand the Russian economy if you think Putin can just kick out US and German companies and everything will be fine. Putin should have taken an at home international economics course instead of killing thousands of Whites for his pathetic ego. The Russian economy will go to garbage once the US and German machines start breaking down. He currency and oil schemes won’t be able to stop it. He clearly doesn’t understand his own economy. No surprise since it has been in decline for a decade.

    Russian inflation is already at 20%. I expect full on depression for at least two quarters. Putin is a maroon when it comes to economics. He has no clue as to how much the Russian economy depends on Western technology. You can’t just tell IBM to shove it and expect RUSSASOFT to appear overnight.

    • Agree: meamjojo
  104. @Droid

    The Ukrainians spent \$50 million on building these – imagine how hard it should be to break them. But even though it will take some time, in the end the Russians will break them. After that, everything will change.

    • Thanks: Wokechoke
    • Replies: @Mustapha Mond
    , @Wokechoke
  105. @Avery

    EU/West needs stuff from Russia.
    Russia doesn’t need anything from EU/West.

    You and Putin should probably spend 5 minutes looking at Russia’s imports before commenting:

    Notice that machinery is at the top.

    Russia sells gas, oil and raw materials in exchange for tech and machinery.

    In heavy industries they can’t just switch over to China overnight. It would take years for them to wean themselves off US and German machinery.

    Think large and specialized manufacturing machines. You can’t just call up Jing Dong and ask him to make you a replacement part.

    Putin is stuck in the 80s. He doesn’t realize how much of the economy depends on US and German technology.

    He is also going to cause brain drain by chasing out foreign and Russian specialists. This is really just a dumb war that an old man launched because he is terminal. Has nothing to do with economic strategy. Hitler was a warmonger but at least understood the German economy. Putin seems to think this is 1985 and they will just lose frivolous Western products like McDonalds and Levi’s. Totally clueless.

    It doesn’t matter if Putin can sit on gold from oil sales. You can’t just dial up new Chinese replacements for these machines as if they are pizzas.

    • Thanks: meamjojo
    • Replies: @Dnought
  106. Spanky says:

    Or else, they’ll freeze to death come next winter… — Avery

    …the CEO of Scottish Power, Keith Anderson, said that energy bills could increase over the next few months by another £1,000 (\$1,200) to almost £3,000 (almost \$3,700) in October, which might result in a “massive increase in debt levels.”

    “We are heading to a really horrible place where none of us want to be,” he said.

    Anderson’s remarks follow similar warnings made by the heads of other UK energy companies. They revealed in April that as many as four in 10 people in Britain could fall into fuel poverty when the price cap rises again in October. — RT

    • Replies: @meamjojo
  107. @Mustapha Mond

    I think it’s finally time for an in-depth comparison of The Pixies’ “Javalina” vs Zappa’s “Adventures of Greggery Peccary.”

    • Thanks: Mustapha Mond
  108. @bwuce wee

    I’m not sure who told you that javelinas or wild pigs can’t breed with domestic pigs, but you’re full of shit. Having raised pigs for years, I have seen several instances of this. It’s like saying blacks can’t breed with whites.

    • Replies: @bwuce wee
  109. @Here Be Dragon

    Pre-made concrete tombs. How thoughtful…….

  110. @Wokechoke

    Kursk is pretty close to the fighting?

    Sounds like a great spot for a Summer Tank Battle.

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  111. @Wyatt

    The White Man needs the CCW rotation of the Northern Hemisphere.

    Southern CW rotation screws everything up.

  112. Tdstype2 says:

    If so i like to know why Russia continues to advance, and taking one village or town after another…

  113. frankie p says:

    “The Chieftain segment “no the tank is not dead” has an interesting analysis of where some Israeli tanks were ambushed by some then fairly modern anti-tank missiles, and the ratio of missiles fired to tanks killed was really low: like maybe 50 to 1?”

    Contrary to the bs you will see on the internet, the Israelis lost 25% of the Merkava tanks (yes, Merkava IV tanks as well) that they sent into Lebanon in 2006. Hezbollah had done a deep dive in analysis regarding the vulnerability of these tanks; they were vulnerable in the rear and side. Hezbollah demonstrated exceptional training of forces to make soldiers aware of how these tanks could be taken out. The soldiers hid in a variety of places; south Lebanon is full of networks of underground caves, and their soldiers showed an uncanny ability to pop up VERY CLOSE to passing Merkava tanks. In addition, the soldiers were hiding in small villages and also showed themselves only when very close to Merkava tanks. This takes an unusual level of discipline and courage, something Hezbollah soldiers have in great quantity. I see this as directly related to their faith in God.

    “I also read in Popular Mechanics that the real killer for the Ukrainians has been good old fashioned field artillery, not Javelins. etc. Remember, the Ukrainians are getting real-time satellite intelligence from the Americans, the Russians can gather their forces for an attack and the Ukrainians can just dial in the coordinates and pound them without needing large open areas.”

    Actually, it is the superior Russian artillery, both in quantity and quality, that is allowing them to grind the Ukrainian forces down. In the early stage of the operation, Ukraine still possessed a fair amount of artillery. That has now been used, and logistics are a bitch. The US and the rest of the NATO poodles may be sending artillery shells and guns through Poland, but delivering them to the battlefield is becoming a bigger and bigger challenge as Russia disables the rail system from the west. The quotes from shell-shocked Ukrainian forces who have been under 24-hour artillery bombardments are eye-opening. They report that they are able to get three shots off to every 100 form the Russians. The Russians also have great supplies and no problems with logistics. The quote you wrote above from Popular Mechanics is also inaccurate, as the Russian strategy is NOT to “gather their forces for an attack”; that could involve a large amount of casualties. The Russians will depend on their control of the skies and superior artillery. They will take their time, carrying out the military operation according to THEIR schedule, not the impatient schedule of the western media!


    • Replies: @Alrenous
  114. Wokechoke says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    Yeah, I thought as much. Prefabbed concrete, dig it in and hide the entryway.

    Not quite as extensive as the Germans at the Somme but formidable stuff in aggregate.

  115. Dnought says:

    Oh…and the Western press isn’t propaganda?

    You can’t possibly be that credulous.

    Can you?

    • Replies: @Lurker
    , @meamjojo
  116. Wokechoke says:

    Harri Pottier and the Javelin of Stein

  117. @meamjojo

    Your inability to come up with anything better than insults, speaks volumes not about your own retrograde intellectual ability. The intelligent and resourceful man looks at what both sides have to say on a subject and comes to his own conclusions. Oh, by the way, you better change your Covid mask, the yellow’s beginning to show through.

    • Thanks: Mark G.
    • Replies: @meamjojo
  118. Dnought says:

    Generally, the Ukrainians fire off a few shells, then get hit with much heavier counter-battery fire from the Russians.

  119. @peterAUS

    The reader looking at a link to a Youtube video without any introduction isn’t being lazy if he doesn’t check out the credentials of the person on the Youtube video. The onus should be on the person who is presenting the information. A good presenter says that here is a link to professor xyz and he has such and such credentials and previously worked for the NSA or it might as well be Bill Jones who works down at the local Staples.

    As for computer security, common sense prevails, if you want a reasonable sense of security, get lost in the noise. Use the digital version of getting your controversial mail in a plain white wrapper so as not to call attention to yourself. If you really have something to send that’s so important that you can’t risk it being intercepted by the NSA, use invisible ink and send it through the mail using a plain white wrapper. In this day and age, the lowest tech methods of security are probably the best because the enemy is thinking in 21st century, high technology terms.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  120. Dream says:

    How much time is Russia going to take to fully purge Mariupol of Ukrainian forces?

    Russians and their incompetence….

    • Replies: @Spanky
  121. RestiveUs says:
    @Pierre de Craon

    I like the vaccine analogy…It makes Ivermectin represent a negotiated peace!

    • Replies: @Pierre de Craon
  122. @Dnought

    What is your point?

    Western Europe has been dependent on Russian energy since WW2. Not really a secret.

    It doesn’t change the fact that Russia is dependent on Western tech and machinery.

    Once the machines start breaking that will be abundantly clear.

    Putin can’t just negotiate a return to the status quo. Half the experts he sent packing will have new jobs. He is in fact causing native brain drain since Russian specialists will easily find work elsewhere.

    This is like the clueless CEO that doesn’t understand how his company works until he has fired technical staff and the profits sink. Gee whiz did we actually pay those technicians a high salary for a reason? Huh. Well I was trying to save money and assumed we could replace them.

    They are looking at a 12% GDP contraction:

    Worst economy since 1994 and it only took over 100k dead Ukrainians and Russians. What a genius.

    • Replies: @Dnought
  123. Spanky says:

    How much time is Russia going to take to fully purge Mariupol of Ukrainian forces? — Dream

    Good question… Do you think the Azov boys buried under the steel plant will simply starve? Or will they begin eating their wounded and dead? Could take a while if they choose the latter.

    Russians and their incompetence… — Dream

    Maybe so, but they’re not ones contemplating barbecued neo-Nazi.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  124. Dnought says:
    @John Johnson

    What western tech are the Russians short on right now?

    1/3 of the World’s potash comes from Russia/Belarus. USA imports 90% of its potash. EU a similar percentage. There’s no substitute for potassium as plant food.

    You’re already seeing what is happening with energy. Soon we’ll see what happens with food.

    Living without heat and food is difficult, yes?

    • Replies: @meamjojo
  125. @Spanky

    Good question… Do you think the Azov boys buried under the steel plant will simply starve? Or will they begin eating their wounded and dead? Could take a while if they choose the latter.

    Another clueless commentator that celebrates war.

    In urban warfare the offensive position will take the higher casualty count.

    This is because the defensive position can wait for the right moment to strike.

    Meaning Russians will have to take a lot of losses to remove entrenched troops.

    The Russians encircling the plant also have to deal with Turkish drones. Could also see some additional artillery strikes.

    The Russian military doesn’t want this war but here you are celebrating it.

    History will judge this war as unjust and Putin as a pathetic loser. Russians will curse him. You can see the shame in the faces of the veterans in the video of the speech. They know which side is more like the Nazis. Most men can’t hide their shame and all the men around Putin look embarrassed.

    • Replies: @Spanky
  126. Lurker says:

    Of course he knows. He’s merely a (((troll)) to be ignored or ridiculed. But never to be taken seriously or given any respect.

    • Agree: Dnought
  127. peterAUS says:
    @Joe Paluka

    The reader looking at a link to a Youtube video without any introduction isn’t being lazy if he doesn’t check out the credentials of the person on the Youtube video. The onus should be on the person who is presenting the information. A good presenter says that here is a link to professor xyz and he has such and such credentials and previously worked for the NSA or it might as well be Bill Jones who works down at the local Staples.

    Let’s agree to disagree.

    In this day and age, the lowest tech methods of security are probably the best because the enemy is thinking in 21st century, high technology terms.

    Which, funnily enough, brings up this anecdote:
    Came across a guy at a Scamdemic protest; a comment, two, then a quick chat. Agreed to meet up somewhere next day and have a proper conversation.
    He was so much into InfoSec, No Such Agency, Big Brother, Social Credit etc…and, while he was talking he was, constantly, checking his iPhone.

  128. Spanky says:
    @John Johnson

    Am not celebrating, just indulging in a little black humor at the Azov boys expense. And, after reading a few of your recent comments, clueless isn’t a word you ought throw around casually… Someone might think you like neo-Nazis. Do you prefer them rare, medium or well-done?

    • LOL: Levtraro, Avery
  129. Bob Dobbs says:

    They know the Javelin is a dud and costs many times what a more effective RPG costs. The Javelin is as complex to operate as a high-end digital camera. Not a quick thing for many to train up on. So NATO is dumping these and we get to pay to backfill with more modern (expensive) anti-armor weapons now.

  130. Maybe it’s nothing. But there were no pineapples at the supermarket today. I’ve been in there hundreds of times and never saw no pineapples whatsoever. Guy who works there says he orders them but they don’t come. For a month or two now. And when they do come they don’t get the full order. Maybe it’s nothing. Maybe they’re out of season or something. Maybe it’s nothing.

    • Replies: @nokangaroos
  131. @CSFurious

    It is called “American business”.
    Russia explains what US lend-lease really means for Ukraine:
    The first act of the Jewmerican coup d’etat in Kiew was to take the UA gold reserves away to Jew Yolk in 2014…
    Jewmerica only ever lines its own pockets at the cost of whole peoples existence and lives. Jewmerica is nothing but a giga sucker, the gigantic tick on the world body.
    Do you think those “billions of dollars worth of equipment left to Afghanistan” will not be “accounted” for?

  132. Parfois2 says:

    Reality check and shock!

    There is a widespread belief in the blogsphere and elsewhere that Russia is conducting a classic-style war with the intention of subduing an enemy by overwhelming force. If that were the case, Russia would use saturation bombing of the enemy critical facilities, including the government in Kiev, to smithereens and force a surrender as in Berlin 1945. With the standoff weaponry at their disposal – and excluding nukes – the Russians could easily have decimated the Ukraine leadership and everything else for a quick capitulation in less than a week without any boots on the ground, end of the story.

    It is plain obvious that such scenario is not part of the Kremlin’s agenda and I believe they want a bigger fish to fry. You work it out!

    Another give away is the supposed Russian ignorance and much propagated intelligence failure. Crap! The Russians know all that needs to be known about the Ukraine, its government and military.

  133. Meanwhile ZionLendSki is sending his Jewish regards to sheep in Azovstal
    “We won then, we will win now” – Zelensky congratulated Ukrainians on Victory over Nazism Day
    I wonder when ZionLendSki starts calling his Azov fighters treacherous rats?
    Probably the moment the mistaken surrender and stop fighting for a Jewkraine.

    • Replies: @Avery
  134. @Notsofast

    Surely the Zionazis must be pissed that New Khazaria is being polluted for a billion years or so. What gives?

  135. meamjojo says:

    USA propaganda is better than Russian propaganda!

    • LOL: Spanky
  136. meamjojo says:
    @Joe Paluka

    “The intelligent and resourceful man looks at what both sides have to say on a subject and comes to his own conclusions”

    I did and I reached the conclusion that you don’t have a clue.

    • Troll: Lurker
  137. @neutral

    Austrayans were much better a few generations ago, before the Americanisation.

  138. Andreas says:

    America doesn’t win wars. American strategy is based on air power, special forces, slick wunderwaffen and public relation campaigns. America can’t even win a war when it chooses an enemy it thinks can’t fight back.

    Even if the ulterior profit motives of the military-industrial-complex are the real reason why America wages war and not because they have any real enemies, I’d think that people clever enough to have developed “smart” bombs would also be clever enough to orchestrate a military campaign that translates into some reasonable perception of victory. Sadly, they’re not even good propagandists.

    Maybe I just don’t understand the complexities of waging modern warfare. But if conclusive military victory is a gauge of competence and how well these complexities are understood, then neither do the “professionals” at the Pentagon, Langley and Foggy Bottom.

    I just can’t seem to spin this in America’s favor, which brings me to my point.

    Russia is not fighting an American-style war. Air power has a role, but not a preeminent role. Spetznaz is active, but quietly and not from one publicized high-profile raid to another. There are videos of high-tech, precision weapons, yet this is now just routine. And in contrast to the bluster and blarney of Western propaganda, the Russian informational style is simply opaque.

    Russia is fighting a real war with grunts, tanks and artillery. It is being fought eye-to-eye, house-by-house and street-by-street. It will be settled with brass knuckles, knives, guns, explosives at point blank range and lots of blood. And when it is over, there will be no doubt as to who has won.

    • Replies: @Alrenous
    , @Spanky
  139. @Swftsildedly

    And you join your Nazi boyfriends, then.

    • Replies: @Dream
  140. meamjojo says:

    “What western tech are the Russians short on right now?”

    You’re trying to punch way above your IQ level.

    Where do you think Russia gets its computers from? Its technology to run data centers? Its chips to run their precision missiles? Many of their airplane and fighter parts? Car parts? Business machinery? etc., etc.


    Russian official admits sanctions are crippling the economy as the country grapples with a selloff and mass shortages
    April 22, 2022 11:36 AM PDT

    The ruble may not be showing it, but Western economic sanctions imposed against Russia are working.

    In revealing testimony before the Duma parliament, the head of the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) told the country’s lawmakers she had to throw everything but the kitchen sink just to prevent a full-blown run on the banking system.

    “The sanctions imposed against Russia affected the situation in the financial sector, spurred the demand for foreign currencies, and caused fire sales of financial assets, a cash outflow from banks, and surging demand for goods,” said Elvira Nabiullina in prepared remarks first published in English on Friday.

    The frank assessment of Russia’s economic problems contrasts sharply with political attacks launched against the current U.S. administration for a sanctions policy that failed to force Vladimir Putin to the negotiating table.

    Presenting the CBR’s annual report to parliament this week, Nabiullina painted a picture to lawmakers of just how grim the situation was that confronted her.

    • Replies: @Dnought
  141. @schrub

    It seems that “The Rebbe” had decided shortly after the fall of the USSR that Jews should reestablish a new Jewish homeland (“New Kazaria”) in what is present day Ukraine.

    In Maarch 2014 this article appeared in the Times of Israel. I read it at the time. It now carries this disclaimer which was not in the original article.

    Editor’s Note: This blog post is a work of satire. It was published in 2014 on the eve of Purim, a Jewish holiday that is celebrated with wild merrimaking and raucous comedy – with a particular emphasis on poking fun at antisemitism and ignorance.

    Here is an excerpt from the article.

    “Only yesterday came news that Syrian rebels plan to give Israel the Golan Heights in exchange for creation of a no-fly zone against the Assad regime. In an even bolder move, it is now revealed, Israel will withdraw its settlers from communities beyond the settlement blocs—and relocate them at least temporarily to Ukraine. Ukraine made this arrangement on the basis of historic ties and in exchange for desperately needed military assistance against Russia. This surprising turn of events had an even more surprising origin: genetics, a field in which Israeli scholars have long excelled.

    A Warlike Turkic People—and a Mystery

    It is well known that, sometime in the eighth to ninth centuries, the Khazars, a warlike Turkic people, converted to Judaism and ruled over a vast domain in what became southern Russia and Ukraine. What happened to them after the Russians destroyed that empire around the eleventh century has been a mystery. Many have speculated that the Khazars became the ancestors of Ashkenazi Jews. ”


    Was it satire? You decide!

  142. Avery says:
    @Kurt Knispel

    { ZionLendSki}

    Hey, pretty cool new moniker for the dancing-piano-dong.

  143. Alrenous says: • Website

    Combination of military pork plus the fact every war is actually Arlington vs. Foggy Bottom. Foggy Bottom wins.

    They’re fighting for prestige. “I can win!” “Nuh uh!”
    Clark, Son Also Rises: all the rising sons are at Foggy Bottom. Destruction is so much easier than creation that destroying destruction is easier than destruction; “Nuh uh” keeps winning, so all the winners join Foggy Bottom, and the cycle continues.

    If Arlington were smart enough to do something permanent to Foggy Bottom, instead of trying to “win” the proxy war each time, the war would have been over centuries ago, but as above all the winners already joined Foggy Bottom, so it will never occur to them. Nor would it succeed if it did, come to think, for the same reason.

    Of course Foggy Bottom would like to do something permanent to Arlington, and can’t for, I believe, optics reasons. They can and do clown them all day long and it doesn’t particularly matter.

  144. Dream says:
    @mulga mumblebrain

    Which ones?

  145. Alrenous says: • Website
    @frankie p

    This takes an unusual level of discipline and courage, something Hezbollah soldiers have in great quantity.

    Maybe the first time. Soon you learn tanks are basically blind. Do a quick check to ensure the gun isn’t already pointed at you; if not, they won’t see you until after it’s been pelted with arbitrary numbers of RPGs or whatever it is you’re using. Relax and aim properly so you don’t miss.

    Tanks need an infantry screen, but if they have an infantry screen you can shoot at the infantry instead until their whole army runs out of infantry.

    When destroying helpless tanks, do ensure you have a quick path to some secondary cover. If they have any friends you didn’t notice, it’s true their guns are unlikely to to be stopped by whatever you’re hiding behind. Need to be prepared to ditch your position promptly. Ideally, have a whole chain of hidey-holes all the way back to your supply dump.

    If instead the country is open, just use artillery. You can spot them from miles away, so do.

    “I also read in Popular Mechanics”

    lol @ TG

    When was the last time PM was good? 1950? The decay set in early in that one.

    It’s true artillery was quite useful for the Ukrainians. Turns out range is a very important thing in war. If you can shoot them from so far away that they can’t shoot back, it turns out you win. Planes can do the same thing as artillery, but they cost 100x per shot or something ludicrous.

    Modern artillery have multiple shell-guidance options. It’s not like WW1 artillery where you just fling a bunch of stuff down-range and hope. They still do that sort of thing, but they don’t have to.

    Key word is “was” though. Artillery was useful for Ukraine.

  146. Wielgus says:

    Guided anti-tank missile, described as fired by Russian Spetsnaz, destroys vehicle transporting Ukrainian commanders to a meeting in the Avdeyevsk area.

  147. Alrenous says: • Website

    Toilet Dick is either literally insane or a shill. You can safely assume everything he/she/it says is the opposite of the truth, and he/she/it knows that just fine.

  148. Spanky says:

    I agree, but…

    America doesn’t win wars. American strategy is based on air power, special forces, slick wunderwaffen and public relation campaigns. America can’t even win a war when it chooses an enemy it thinks can’t fight back. — Andreas

    This is deliberate strategy. Has been since Vietnam. The point of the strategy is intimidation of non-aligned nations and wavering allies — see what happens when you’re not part of our financial/economic/political order?

    It works in hand-in-glove with Wall Street’s economic hitmen. Refuse their generous offers to sell out your country, and the next step is CIA democratic installation of more pliable leadership. If that fails, and your resistance inspires the neighbors, send in the Marines…

    It’s all about the Benjamins and controlling access to critical resources, especially energy. Winning isn’t the point, in the classic military/political sense, these are mafia tactics. “Nice little country you’ve got here. Would be a shame if it burned down.”

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  149. Dnought says:

    From the Fortune article:

    Russian companies haven’t even begun to feel the pain.

    I would add……but neither has the US or the EU public.

    By the way, Russia won’t be the only country to deal with a shortage of chips:

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  150. anon[879] • Disclaimer says:

    The fervent obsessive cope of John Johnson and meamjojo is a perfect attrition model for this war. You can watch their desperate faith get louder and lamer as more Ukie nazis turn into pink mist.

    John Johnson is the Franz Liebkind of this historic rout. He will raise pigeons and polish his draft of Springtime for Nuland.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  151. Wokechoke says:

    begun to feel the pain…a few people on the front lines have. But that’s all.

  152. Yesterday, I wrote about wild or feral pigs. I realize they aren’t actually peccaries, although they look remarkably similar. There are fairly large populations of wild pigs in the US. They get fairly large, have bristly hair, large tusks and are extremely dangerous.

  153. Wokechoke says:

    It works until it doesnt work. I think The Russians have the ability to fight back against it. Chinese do as well. Main annoyance here is that the wrong people in the west are running things.

    • Agree: Spanky
  154. Some of these actually explode when triggered…There is a better alternative and that is selling these NATO donations for a few dollars to Ihor Kolomoisky(Zelenskiv sugar daddy)…Go figure…

  155. @anon

    John Johnson is the Franz Liebkind of this historic rout. He will raise pigeons and polish his draft of Springtime for Nuland.

    Putin is the dictator and Anglin calls himself a fanboy. He even posts Aryanized pictures of him (but without the height enhancing heels). But I am compared to Franz Liebkind? I don’t worship any man.

    I am against war between White countries and yet ironically I have been called a Jew for taking that position.

    But then there really are few thinking nationalists here and mostly misanthropic subgenius incels that can’t explain how this war benefits the people of either side.

    40th dead colonels so far

    The 72 hour special military operation is going swimmingly. How dare I criticize it.

    Oh and it looks like a depression is on the way for Russia which is what I predicted:

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  156. Wielgus says:

    “Despite bans and threats, inhabitants of Tallinn (Estonia) gathered an entire wall of flowers at the foot of the Bronze Soldier” (Red Army monument)

    • Replies: @nokangaroos
  157. @obwandiyag

    You mean they are painted OD and gifted to the Ukies as frags?

  158. Wokechoke says:
    @John Johnson

    here’s the thing, this gentile German banker was assassinated by NATO stay behind terrorist network GLADIO for wanting to have cooperation with Moscow.

    The Politico is trying to pin the assassination on Dresden KGB chief Vlad Putin.

    It makes no sense. But it’s now silly season. The Ukies under the direction of Zelenskyy are going to be killing and intimidating EU based businessmen and politicians and who will bet blamed? Russian Mafia. It’s predictable stuff.

  159. anastasia says:

    The Ukrainians are the canon fodder of the west and of the oligarchs and of the perverted President in the Ukraine.

  160. @Kolya Krassotkin

    Kevin MacDonald joined the attack today via a brief blog entry on John Hagee’s latest shakedown on behalf of “suffering Jews.” The TOO post also helpfully links to earlier and longer articles by KM and by Andrew Joyce in which Hagee’s anti-white—indeed anti-Christian—agenda is laid bare.

    • Thanks: Kolya Krassotkin
  161. @RestiveUs


    You have probably noticed, too, that the same people who’d never tolerate a negotiated peace as long as there’s any chance of war to the death of the last man Gentile in Ukraine have also fought tirelessly to make thousands die from jabs and remdesivir and destruction of lung tissue via ventilators rather than live thanks to a few days’ worth of ivermectin, alone or in combination with HCQ, vitamins C and D, selenium, zinc, or all or some of the preceding.

    One irony of this situation is that my own just-in-case supply of ivermectin—the oral-liquid veterinary form—was bought from a veterinary-drug supplier in Ukraine. As the folks running the outfit are doing the Lord’s work by defying (((Big Pharma))), I hope that they are still alive and prospering.

  162. @Wielgus

    With the Baltics being half Russian that was to be expected; given ZATO so far
    has failed to goad Russia into full-blown war this looks like becoming the
    next front (courtesy of Stalin´s geographical sense of humor I have family there
    too – in Wilna – so I do not find it funny).

    NB: Given their behavior in realiter I have found their victory monuments
    surprisingly tasteful (never mind they are usually referred to as the
    “Monument to the Unknown Looter” 😀 ).

  163. bwuce wee says:
    @Immaculate deception

    1. no, you are ‘comparing apples to oranges’: blacks and whites are the same subspecies, homo sapiens sapiens. pigs and peccary are not even the same species, but they are a different genus. your understanding of zoology is completely flawed, and your attempt at simile failed patheticly.

    2. a quick google query assures me that according to the science AND the experts, javelina cannot mate with pigs:

    3. i certainly am no pig farmer, like you DECEPTION, but if you have in fact cross bred 2 different genus, then why aren’t you in a scientific journal? or at least the guiness book of world records. or maybe a carny freak show is more your style.

    4. or maybe, you are the one who is full of shit? anything more i can help you with?

  164. JBond says:

    Come back in a week or two.

  165. meamjojo says:

    That’ll teach countries to not rely on cheaper but unstable suppliers.

    • LOL: Spanky
  166. @WP

    That Russians will want to destroy good will among the very demographic of tens of millions on the American right that supports it is highly unlikely.

  167. Fire the thing, and then what? You immediately become the centre of a LOT of hostile attention. The 21st Century equivalent of Hitler-Jugend firing Panzer-Fausts at T-34s in Berlin.

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