🔥DECIMATED: One of #Russia’s most formidable combat units—the 200th Separate Motor Rifle Brigade that protects Russia’s Arctic nuclear submarine arsenal—sent its best fighters & weapons to #Ukraine this year and was DESTROYED.

During my expedition to the #NorthPole in 2017, I bunked at the same base where #Russia’s 200th Arctic brigade was training.

Here’s video that I shot from my iPhone of some of the troops departing the Arctic base for a training mission.
WOW: Less than 900 were left of the 1,400 to 1,600 soldiers in #Russia’s elite brigade who were shipped off to #Ukraine.

And some of those still being counted as part of the unit were listed as hospitalized, missing or “refuseniks” unwilling to fight.💥
Many of the unit’s weapons—including mobile rocket launchers and tanks—were destroyed or captured. The unit’s commander suffered a “craniocerebral injury,” was unable to remember battlefield events, and would soon have to be hospitalized.
#Russia’s 200th brigade’s collapse reflects the valiant performance of #Ukraine’s military, and forces that derailed Putin’s plans—#corruption, strategic miscalculations and a failure to grasp the true capabilities of its own military or those of its adversary.🧐
🔥Per a soldier now in the 200th after being drafted: “The unit is in a state of decay.” He & others were issued “painted helmets from 1941 & vests without plates. “They are not even training us.…They just tell you, ‘You are a shooter now. Here you go, here is a machine gun.’”
The dismemberment of the 200th stands out. It entered #Ukraine with better training, newer equipment & more experience—including prior missions in Ukraine. Now, given the magnitude of its losses, one European military official said, it “cannot be considered a fighting force.”😎
🔥#Ukraine Col. Gen. Oleksandr Syrsky, who later commanded the Kharkiv offensive:

“What’s there to know about them (#Russia’s 200th brigade)? They run away very well.”💥

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Benton was previously convicted of 4 felonies, but Trump pardoned him.🤬

‼️Jesse Benton—former campaign manager for #MoscowMitch and Ron & @RandPaul—not only ILLEGALLY funneled #Russian cash to Trump’s campaign, he also was #busted ON VIDEO scheming to funnel $2 million of ILLEGAL money from #China into Trump’s SuperPAC.🙄

Benton was previously CONVICTED of #conspiracy and other federal FELONIES for his scheme to bribe then-Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson in exchange for endorsing Ron Paul for president in 2012.

Trump then pardoned him.🤬
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Gabrielian was "motivated by patriotism toward #Russia" & allegedly said her spouse had info on how the US establishes field hospitals. She told an undercover agent their info needed to be used "for something tactically advantageous…not just check if this person has polyps."🤬
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#PASEN #FettermanIsTheBetterman
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Trump, Rudy & others should be VERY worried.😎

In March, DOJ finally expanded its CRIMINAL probe of #January6th to include preparations for Trump’s “Save America” rally that preceded the the Capitol assault…as well as its financing👉🏼Alex Jones and @Publix heiress Julie Jenkins Fanfelli.


Grand jury subpoenas were sent to those who organized Trump's #January6th rally near the WH—prosecutors seek multiple records + documents, including texts, emails & potential communications with others regarding the logistics of the event.

No ignoring a federal GJ #subpoena.😎
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And she’s not done yet.😎

🔥“This is a sign of a dramatic acceleration of her work,” as prosecutors typically work their way “up the food chain, so usually the first wave of target letters is not the last.” ~@NormOrnstein special counsel to the @HouseJudiciary Committee during the 1st Trump #impeachment.
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