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Russia’s Putin and Belarus’ Lukashenko Will Meet on 25 December


According to many reports, energy and the associated Russian tax maneuvers are the sole points of contention between Russian and Belarus. According to the same Jamestown report, the issues were resolved in September 2018.  According to TASS: Moscow and Minsk have been negotiating the mechanism of compensating the shortfall in budget revenues due to Russia’s… Continue reading Russia’s Putin and Belarus’ Lukashenko Will Meet on 25 December

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Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target For Russia? – Update (32)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. It looks like Russia is out of control, but it would appear that Putin’s motivation is for political purposes and it is called imperialism.  Imperialism. In the context of blameshifting, Russia often accuses the US of imperialism.  Belarus appears to be (one of) Putin’s next target(s) which has been… Continue reading Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target For Russia? – Update (32)

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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