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So yesterday I talked about whataboutisms and the moral authority we enjoy by being able to look at our own past honestly. This is important as today's essay will highlight. First @WarMonitor3 is reporting that Russia has moved an additional 800 pieces of military equipment into
Kherson. If true this squares with my earlier read of history that predicted that Putin will become geographically target locked on the city instead of remaining mentally flexible.
He is (likely) fixated on a city because he cannot look at his own past honestly. He sees past success as due to his brilliance rather than (mostly) the result of actions/inactions by other parties and this read is reinforced by the army of yes men he has surrounded himself with.
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1/ Operational & global situation update regarding the #russian_invasion on July 31, 2022.
Last Gen staff report & other reports show no major changes. All Ru attacks were pushed back.
So now it's time to make a global recap as i do every w-e / month... (last was 2 months ago) Image
2/ Hello there! Pour finir le Mois de Juillet :
Map Update #UkraineMap #ukrainemap #Ukraine
Several maps here to recap the situation in the #UkraineInvasion #UkraineRussiaWar at the end of July 2022 with real topo map/Ukrainian map.
Thanks for sharing my work for others... Image
3/ Topo map / front lines #UkraineWar #Україна #Ukraine #UkraineMap
this is 31 of July and i kept some of the ref of previous couple of month for u to appreciate that Ru is going nowhere really. purple line to compare.
Hello à mes lecteurs Fra (il y a 2 mois c'était l'inverse) Image
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When I saw scores of domestic & foreign adversary (including Kremlin linked) troll network accounts pushing #DutchFarmer op, I wondered, like the way #FluTruxKlan used 🇨🇦 as an op launching pad, if Netherlands were being used as a similar launching pad. Now enter this…#CdnNatSec
🧵 from February on this subject. #FluTruxKlan is & has always been an op. It was a destabilization operation that just *happened* to coincide with the lead up to #UkraineInvasion. Not a coincidence. There is a global autocracy project to topple democracy. #cdnNatSec #cdnpoli
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Żeby nie było nieporozumień: Ukraiński Krab został stracony na skutek "backfire" czyli albo przedwczesnego zapłonu umieszczanego w lufie ładunku miotającego albo zassania do przedziału załogi niedopalonego ładunku miotającego. 1/n
2/n przyczyną było rażące przekroczenie przez załogę szybkostrzelności oraz trzymanie ładunków modularnych nie w pojemnikach. Nie wiadomo czy Deugra nie była wyłączona - to niestety częsta praktyka Ukraińców :/
3/n Backfire zapalił jeden z ładunków. Myślę że jednak w tym wozie Deugra była aktywna skoro załoga zdołała uciec i wynieść ciężko poparzonego ładowniczego. Tj Deugra chyba stłumiła na chwilę ogień.
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-Sky Giants- 🧵

The Bayraktar TB-2

The TB-2 is a medium altitude long endurance unmanned combataerial vehicle (MALE UCAV), made in Turkey by Bayrack. (1/5)
#svagaiature #aviationlovers #UkraineInvasion #tech #Turkey #aviationdaily #AutonomousVehicles
The project began when the USA put an embargo on Turkey for UAV, due the fear of them being used to taget PKK groups inside and outside of the nation. Bayrack started developing a drone on the request of turkish government, and in 2014 the TB-12 made its maiden flight. (2/5)
A year later the weapon system had been already tested.
Many problems, regarding its components arose with time: the engine used, made in Austria, was only certified for civilian use; while parts of its imaging system and bomb rack was suspended... (3/5)
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1/ Hello there! Pour finir le Mois de Mai :
Map Update #UkraineMap #ukrainemap #Ukraine
Several maps here to recap the situation in the #UkraineInvasion #UkraineRussiaWar at the end of May 2022
first of all & even if i've never asked for anything : please just share for others.
2/ Topo map / front lines #UkraineWar #Україна #Ukraine
this is 26th Mai but still correct for general aspect and limits (see much more detailed areas in foowing maps)
je mets tout en anglais pour que tt le monde puisse lire mais je pense que mes lecteurs Fra sont Ok avec ça..
3/ les 5 zones que j'ai défini pour montrer les détails. Here the 5 different areas i'm showing in the following tweets.
Zone #UkraineWar #Україна #UkraineMap
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- STEEL GIANTS -

🇷🇺 The T-62 🧵

The T-62 is a Soviet main battle tank that was first introduced in 1961. As a further development of the T-55 series #svagaiature #Tank #Russia #UkraineRussiaWar #t62 #UkraineUnderAttack #UkraineInvasion #tech #History #Thread #TankMuseum (1/13) Image
By the late 1950s, Soviet commanders realised that the T-55's 100 mm gun was incapable of penetrating the frontal armour of newer Western tanks, such as the Centurion and M48 Patton, with standard armour-piercing shells (2/13) Image
It was decided to up-gun the T-55 with a 115 mm smoothbore cannon, capable of firing APFSDS rounds. Experimental trials showed that the T-55 was inherently unsuited to mount the larger new cannon, and work therefore began on a new tank. (3/13)
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We are LIVE tweeting the Raisina AMA with @DrSJaishankar and @samirsaran

Stay tuned for updates!

Watch it LIVE here:

#Raisina2022 #RaisinaDialogue @MEAIndia
.@DrSJaishankar: Three things keep me up at night — the shocks that the international order is experiencing, particularly in the past two years—the #COVID19 pandemic, #Afghanistan & #Ukraine, & the friction between the #West & #Russia, the #USA and #China

#Raisina2022 @MEAIndia
.@DrSJaishankar: You need to develop an operational matrix to respond to a changing world. In our case, especially since 2014-15, we have had greater clarity on how we engage the world—concentric circles, neighbourhood first, but also a conscious policy engaging the major powers.
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This is a thread on the curious #catalangate and on the presumed espionage of separatist leaders in Catalonia. First a disclaimer: I do not intend to defend in any way the Spanish secret services, whose in my view either for action or omission have contributed to the scandal 1/ ImageImageImageImage
On 18 April 2022 journalist @RonanFarrow wrote a column on @NewYorker called "Spy on their Citizens" newyorker.com/magazine/2022/… explaining that @citizenlab had found evidence of the use of the Pegasus spyware (by Israeli @NSOgroup) on Catalan politicians, lawyers and activist...2/
...the article explains that the finding was possible because a pro-independence Catalan politician, Jordi Solé, brought his iphone to a pro-independence Catalan activist, fellow of @citizenlab, Elies Campo, in March 2022. Campo confirmed suspicion of malware infection, but ...3/ ImageImage
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GeoConfirmed.

"WarGonzo follows #Russian forces across the wall into #Azovstal outer perimeter building"

47.1271092, 37.6390431

GeoLocated by @RedIntelPanda

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#UkraineRussianWar
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"#Russian troops storming areas next to #Azovstal in #Mariupol #Ukraine. Heavy fighting is ongoing"
(20 APR)

Location:
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GeoConfirmed.

"Footage of the severely damaged Azovstal, #Mariupol, administration building burning"

47.107617, 37.615080

GeoLocation by @zcjbrooker

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#UkraineRussianWar
Same location as:

"#Azovstal management building after fights in #Mariupol." (09 APR)

Same location as:

"Ramzan Kadyrov posts video of Chechens in #Mariupol, declaring victory"

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GeoConfirmed.

"UAV footage of the Azovstal plant in #Mariupol"

0:00-0:18 47.09863, 37.57047
0:19-0:43 47.09350, 37.55258

Strikes: 47.101449, 37.601204

GeoLocated by @JoshuaKoontz__ and @zcjbrooker

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1/2Slovakia has requested @NATO to bring solution for air patrolling to replace MiG-29 until new F-16 are delivered. This could potentially led to delivery Slovak MiGs to Ukraine although this according to @JaroNad is not on table. Story from @dennikN
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#Slovakia
2/2Slovak sky could be patrolled from #Czechia #Poland and/or #Hungary.
Slovakia have 11 MiGs, from which at least 3 are in working condition.
Source story from @dennikN
dennikn.sk/2818972/prvykr…
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GeoConfirmed.

"The occupiers are transferring troops and equipment from Mariupol to other areas, about which they "victoriously" yell in stories"

47.12996, 37.67811

GeoLocated by @rollowastaken and @kargolow

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Location: Image
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1/ Ukrainian Theater of War, Day 52-54: The past 72 hrs. have seen Russian forces reduce Ukrainian defenses in Mariupol to the Azovstal area. Ukrainian forces around Kharkiv launch several successful counterattacks while Russia builds forces near Izium. #Ukraine #UkraineInvasion
2/ Humanitarian Impact. Ukrainian refugees top 6.67 million, with over 6.6 million IDPs throughout Ukraine. 27 European countries are hosting Ukrainian Refugees, with many eastern European nations taking the weight of this humanitarian crisis.
3/ Weather Impact. The 10-day forecast for most of the Donbas-Kherson TVD will comprise of increased cloud cover & rainstorms, wind speed will generally average at 8 mph. Air & artillery strikes will remain degraded, while heavy rain continues to restrict ground movement.
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1/ Ukrainian Theater of War, Day 52-54: The past 172 hrs. have seen Russian forces reduce Ukrainian defenses in Mariupol to the Azovstal area. Ukrainian forces around Kharkiv launch several successful counterattacks while Russia builds forces near Izium. #Ukraine #UkraineInvasion
2/ Humanitarian Impact. Ukrainian refugees top 6.67 million, with over 6.6 million IDPs throughout Ukraine. 27 European countries are hosting Ukrainian Refugees, with many eastern European nations taking the weight of this humanitarian crisis.
3/ Weather Impact. The 10-day forecast for most of the Donbas-Kherson TVD will comprise of increased cloud cover & rainstorms, wind speed will generally average at 8 mph. Air & artillery strikes will remain degraded, while heavy rain continues to restrict ground movement.
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GeoConfirmed.

"Bridge in #Chernihiv, build up after 31 MAR, taken down before 12 APR"

51.456940, 31.299869

GeoLocated by @gfusfus

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Same location:

"Russian forces have apparently destroyed a bridge linking Chernihiv with road to #Kyiv."
(23 MAR)

Same location:

"Satellite imagery from March 23 shows the only route out of the besieged city of Chernihiv, the bridge across the Desna river has been destroyed."

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GeoConfirmed.

"Now in #Bucha to everything else formed car cemetery. In every of this vehicle was murdered or wounded civilians. Every car, someone’s life. Life that was happy before Russia came."

50.54135, 30.20293

GeoLocated by @kargolow

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Location:
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GeoConfirmed.

"Broken or abandoned Russian "Torndao-G", a 2B17M combat vehicle near #Berezivka"

GeoLocated by @kargolow

50.42519, 30.01708

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Same location as:

"Destroyed Russian Forward Operating Base"
(20 MAR)

Same location as:

"Destroyed Russian artillery positions near #Kyiv."
(20 MAR)

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GeoConfirmed.

"Another mass grave discovered in Bucha, Ukraininan @suspilne_news reports. "Between 40 and 60 bodies" are presumed to be buried."

50.54832, 30.20528

GeoLocated by @sammy7000

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#UkraineRussianWar
Same location as:

"A mass grave near the Church of St. Andrew and Pyervozvannoho All Saints in #Bucha, Kyiv Oblast"

Same location as:

"The Bucha mass grave yesterday.
In total, the pit has nearly 67 bodies that will be identified, examined, and buried again."

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GeoConfirmed.

"Interesting old footage reportedly from Buzova showing a Russian T-72B3 tank firing on the town while a sniper or observer team watches from a building's rooftop."

50.42629, 30.02233

GeoLocated by @kargolow and @federicoborsar1

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Location:
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