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Russian may use drills in Belarus to create “corridor” to Kaliningrad region


To review, in the past few weeks there have been a number of conspiracy theories floated about what Russia may actually do before, during, and/or after Zapad 2017, which begins 14 September and ends 20 September 2017.   Russia has a history of using military exercises as a cover for preparations for real invasions (2… Continue reading Russian may use drills in Belarus to create “corridor” to Kaliningrad region

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Scare Tactics 101: Russia deploys ten times declared number of troops…


A good friend sent me the below article today.   Russia deploys ten times declared number of troops for West-2017 military exercise in Belarus I was gobsmacked (a real word, look it up) by the number of Russian troops pouring into Belarus.   230,000 to 240,000.   Shades of the Mongol Golden Horde dashing across… Continue reading Scare Tactics 101: Russia deploys ten times declared number of troops…

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Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? – Update 22 March 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Whitmore summarizes things nicely but falls short of crediting the effort to Russian “advisors”, the likely producers of what is a classic Russian script. Lithuania and Ukraine are not buying the nonsense. The Belarusian public are also not buying it, showing they are much smarter than the zombies… Continue reading Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? – Update 22 March 2017

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Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? – Update – 19 March 2017


Apologies for this being one day late. Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The Charter 97 opposition website has not been updated since yesterday. The independent Belarusskiy Partisan website is reporting that the regime has been conducting a nation-wide manhunt for all journalists from the independent Belsat TV channel. If the regime is… Continue reading Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? – Update – 19 March 2017

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Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? – Update 16 March 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Most interesting are reports of Lukashenko being given bad advice by alleged pro-Russian senior security personnel. Attached Belarusian humour – Starship Troopers sendup with Lukashenko defending Belarus against the giant Colorado beetle representing Russia. The Morning Vertical, March 16, 2017 ON MY MIND Two specters are haunting… Continue reading Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? – Update 16 March 2017

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Secret of survival. Or why Lukashenka should forget about “brotherhood” with Russia


The protracted conflict between Moscow and Minsk is virtually a carbon copy of what was happening between Russia and Ukraine before the Russian aggression. The Kremlin has not taken up arms yet but in the case of Ukraine, as we remember, things did not start with Grad launchers either.  Vadim Dovnar , Belarusian journalist Belarusian… Continue reading Secret of survival. Or why Lukashenka should forget about “brotherhood” with Russia

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Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? 13 March 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Comment:  “…looks like we have another Maidan in progress, and another invasion to follow. What a mess.” Addition, last second headlines: BELARUS: BIGGEST CRACKDOWN IN YEARS AS DOZENS DETAINED AT PEACEFUL PROTESTS Court Fines RFE/RL Reporter Who Was Covering Belarus Protest Looking at the mainstream media, all mostly appears… Continue reading Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target? 13 March 2017