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May 25 28 tweets 11 min read
Taiwan is next. Russia's war in Ukraine is only a small part of the problem facing the modern Democratic World. China has launched massive military exercises and is openly threatening Taiwan. This is a long thread, but it is very important. Let me remind
🧵by @iljaandreev Image you that the war in Ukraine also began with exercises on the border. Dictatorships have begun to attack the world of Democracy. And this did not happen in one day. After the destruction of the Soviet Union, it seemed to everyone that the global confrontation between the two
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May 24 7 tweets 3 min read
1/7 Someone must be held accountable: the current purge is a consequence of internal discord between the FSB and the military, arising from the failure to capture Kyiv and competition for defense funds. Update by @joni_askola Image 2/7 The recent arrests of five top russian military officers may just be the beginning of a sweeping purge by the security services, according to russian government officials and sources close to the Kremlin and the Ministry of Defence. Image
May 24 5 tweets 2 min read
1/5 russia recruited 385,000 soldiers last year. While that figure is substantial, Ukraine is fortunately mobilizing at this moment. Update by @joni_askola Image 2/5 Oleksandr Lytvynenko, Ukraine’s chief of the National Security and Defense Council, informed the Financial Times that russia enlisted over 385,000 soldiers last year. Image
May 23 5 tweets 2 min read
1/5 Good night package: Crimea is currently being targeted by a Ukrainian missile attack, and tomorrow, the US will unveil a new aid package. Update by @joni_askola Image 2/5 Ukraine is carrying out missile strikes on Crimea, a recurring occurrence, while russia's air defense capabilities remain notably deficient. Image
May 23 6 tweets 2 min read
1/6 Commander-in-Chief Syrskyi provided an update from the front. Update by @joni_askola Image 2/6 Commander-in-Chief of Ukraine's Armed Forces Oleksandr Syrskyi reported that russian troops are 'completely bogged down' in street battles for the town of Vovchansk in Kharkiv Oblast, having suffered 'very heavy losses' on May 23. Image
May 23 7 tweets 3 min read
1/7 High risk, low reward: Ukraine brought down another russian bomber. Take by @joni_askola Image 2/7 The Ukrainian General Staff has announced that a russian Su-25 attack aircraft was shot down in the Pokrovsk direction in the Donetsk region. Image
May 22 7 tweets 3 min read
1/7 russian 5D chess: the level of russian activity north of Kharkiv has diminished, while their assaults on the main front have predictably intensified. What will be their next move?

Analysis by @joni_askola Image 2/7 In recent weeks, russia has been worrying Ukraine with its significantly greater resources and the opening of a new diversionary front. Nevertheless, we frequently overestimate russia's ability to develop effective strategies. Image
May 21 10 tweets 4 min read
Many people on the Internet are spreading messages about the illegitimacy of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. However, this is another attempt by the Russian side to split the Ukrainian society, as this is part of its information war. However, according to the
1/10 Image Constitution of Ukraine, Article 64 of the main law "Under conditions of martial law or a state of emergency, specific restrictions on rights and freedoms may be established with the indication of the period of effectiveness of these restrictions." Martial law has been
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May 21 7 tweets 3 min read
1/7 Is russia planning tax increases to fund its failed invasion of Ukraine? Update by @joni_askola Image 2/7 russian resources are not limited, as evidenced by Belousov's appointment as MoD. Another indication is russia's contemplation of raising taxes to fund its unsuccessful war in Ukraine. Image
May 21 15 tweets 6 min read
Once again about Belousov, who supervised Prigozhin’s activities and why he won't help Putin. released an investigation concerning Andrei Belousov. This is not a detailed investigation into his corruption schemes, but it does shed light on the man's
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Image personality. Like everyone around Putin, Belousov is no better than Shoigu. He is not some kind of genius economist and all his earlier initiatives, such as import substitution in Russia, failed. Rumors about Shoigu’s possible resignation have been circulating since the
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May 21 7 tweets 3 min read
1/7 Salesman of the century: while Putin may not be a good leader, he is NATO's most effective salesman. Take by @joni_askola Image 2/7 A track record of imperialism and aggression, coupled with persistent dishonesty, threats, militarization, paranoia, corruption, and unreasonable demands, creates the type of neighbor one would prefer not to face alone. Image
May 21 8 tweets 3 min read
1/8 When your attempt to divert ties up your own reserves: maintaining a small buffer zone will require russia to deploy a much larger number of troops compared to just securing the border located behind it.

Analysis by @joni_askola Image 2/8 russia continues to launch attacks north of Kharkiv and is maneuvering troops near Sumy. While this assault has primarily served as a diversionary tactic, it is probable that russia also aims to push Ukrainian forces further away from the border. Image
May 21 8 tweets 3 min read
1/8 Fighting with one hand tied: the delay in aid can be attributed to Republicans, but the Biden administration is to blame for the useless red lines. Take by @joni_askola Image 2/8 Ukraine is confronting its most significant challenge in two years due to three reasons: Ukraine's prolonged delay in addressing its manpower issue, delayed and inadequate Western aid in recent months, and the Western tendency to establish useless red lines. Image
May 20 6 tweets 2 min read
1/6 According to Danish military analyst Anders Puck Nielsen, russia's diversionary attacks north of Kharkiv have thus far failed to achieve their objectives. Update by @joni_askola Image 2/6 One of the points made by Anders Puck Nielsen in his latest video is that for a diversionary operation to succeed, it must redirect a greater number of enemy troops than troops from one's own side. Image
May 20 11 tweets 4 min read
1/11 Baseless doom and gloom: war is not just a matter of quantity, but also of quality. Analysis by @joni_askola Image 2/11 There is a great deal of doom and gloom surrounding russia's purported army regeneration and increased resources. These assessments focus solely on quantity rather than quality. Furthermore, they place trust in russian figures, which are almost always deceitful. Image
May 20 6 tweets 3 min read
1/6 Pedophiles are more than welcome: Western traitors who opt to simp for russia typically share one or more of three common traits—being a criminal, experiencing career setbacks, and/or being unregistered russian agents. Take by @joni_askola Image 2/6 Over the years, a significant number of Western low-lives have opted to betray their countries and simp for russia. Most of them share one or more of three common traits: being convicted criminals, having experienced career setbacks in the West, and/or being a russian agent Image
May 20 13 tweets 5 min read
1/13 How many men will Ukraine mobilize in 2024? Analysis by @joni_askola Image 2/13 When Zaluzhnyi was still serving as the Commander-in-Chief, Zelensky noted that the armed forces had requested the mobilization of 450,000 men throughout 2024. Image
May 19 8 tweets 3 min read
1/8 The mobilization law finally came into effect: Ukraine is forming four new infantry brigades. Update by @joni_askola with information from @Militarylandnet Image 2/8 The new mobilization law in Ukraine has come into force, allowing the Army to increase troop numbers and establish new brigades. Notable changes include lowering the minimum conscription age from 27 to 25. Image
May 19 6 tweets 2 min read
1/6 ATACMS and Storm Shadow strikes continue to embarrass Russia's air defense. Update by @joni_askola Image 2/6 Last night, Ukraine carried out another ATACMS strike in Crimea, reportedly hitting a Russian corvette this time. Image
May 19 6 tweets 3 min read
1/6 Credit where it's due: Germany is requesting an additional €3.8 billion from the government to support Ukraine in the current year, and €15 billion for 2025. Update by @joni_askola Image 2/6 As per information from BILD, only around €300 million of the approximately €7.1 billion allocated for military aid to Ukraine in 2024 remains uncontracted or unplanned. Image
May 19 9 tweets 4 min read
1/9 Is russia's main offensive axis in the east already culminating? Analysis by @joni_askola with maps by @clement_molin Image 2/9 It is no coincidence that russia is attempting a diversion north of Kharkiv. russia's limited progress in advancing on Chasiv Yar over the past six weeks has been evident. russia has come to the realization that it must take action to alter this situation. Image