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Remarks by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the 54th Munich Security Conference


Russian representatives are at the 54th Munich Security Conference.  There is no response to this bold indictment of Russia.  This is harsh, but spot on and well deserved.  This is a resounding slap in the face to Russia by the President of Ukraine in a powerful setting.  This is a laser-guided accusation against Russia for being… Continue reading Remarks by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the 54th Munich Security Conference

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Peculiar Russian Behavior


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> This is very curious. Ukrainians conducting an IADS exercise a few hours ago, so the Russians declare an Air Force alert and launch as many jets as they can from Kursk AB (90 km North of Ukraine), Millerovo (20 km East of Luhansk border), and Saki and… Continue reading Peculiar Russian Behavior

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Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (11)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A very busy week for media covering Ukraine, and increasing evidence the political centre of gravity for Ukraine in the West has shifted from Brussels to Washington, DC – the price the EU is paying for allowing Russian penetration of EU nation politics to persist. Ukrainian politicians… Continue reading Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (11)

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NATO / EU / Russia Ad Hoc Update (5)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. As always, comments are appreciated. Any special requests, please leave a comment. </end editorial> Munich Security Report released; C4ISRNet on ‘gray zone’ conflict – e.g. Crimea and Donbass; Baltics on Islander, France ramps up budget; Zhirinovsky proposes dropping a low yield nuke on Poroshenko’s residence; Crimea becoming an increasing… Continue reading NATO / EU / Russia Ad Hoc Update (5)

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‘Fog’ of Ukraine’s war – Russian’s death in Syria sheds light on secret mission


29 Jan 2018 06:40PM In the fall of 2015, pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine were introduced to a moustachioed new commander who, like his predecessors, went by the codename Tuman – “fog” in Russian. MOSCOW/Donetsk, Ukraine: In the fall of 2015, pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine were introduced to a moustachioed new commander who, like his predecessors,… Continue reading ‘Fog’ of Ukraine’s war – Russian’s death in Syria sheds light on secret mission

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Flash: Starters “Iskander-M” and S-300 fixed in Volgograd (Video)


While this is not certain, it does put both the Russian Iskander-M and the S-300 within range of much of Ukraine.  The options are discussed in the article. I am amazed that open source intelligence is so timely and the resolution so good. As has been the case so often in Ukraine, Russia is again… Continue reading Flash: Starters “Iskander-M” and S-300 fixed in Volgograd (Video)

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What Lavrov’s Lies Mean for Ukraine


It is time to call what Russia is saying as the truth: lies.  The updated joke goes, ‘How can you tell when Lavrov is lying?  His lips are moving.’  Which is all too often the truth and applies to more to more than just Lavrov. This is probably the best reading anyone in Washington can… Continue reading What Lavrov’s Lies Mean for Ukraine