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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 03 Dec 2022 15:04

reservists from Stavropol getting send for further training in Ukraine. The crowd appears to be their families.

https://rutube.ru/video/8b33c68632cb84c ... 6c104588c/

ATGM crews and infantry training in the Ukraine.

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 03 Dec 2022 15:12

240mm self-propelled mortar

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 03 Dec 2022 21:40

drone footage of DPR infantry mopping up Pervomaisky after annihilation by hectare.

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639


The outskirts of Bakhmut got 'annihilation by hectare":

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 03 Dec 2022 21:43

Russians have been building a military base in the ruins Mariupol since 60-50% of the city of 450,000 was demolished:

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They even concealed the drama theatre in which people were killed.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Gooner1 » 03 Dec 2022 23:50

Excellent analysis by Mikko Laaksonen of the opening monthsbased on the recent RUSI report https://rusi.org/explore-our-research/p ... -july-2022

1/17 Own conclusions on @RUSI_org report: #Russia set out to conquer and annex all of #Ukraine and to commi t #genocide by murdering #Ukraine government and all those who would resist #russification.
2/17 The plan was based on mistaken assumptions of opinions of #Ukraine population and military, in particular a faulty perception that the majority would not resist a #Russia invasion
3/17 #Ukraine intelligence estimated that instead of the overambitious actual plan the #Russia main effort would be a general attack in #Donbas. While dispersal was mostly done in time, redeployment started too late.
4/17 The result was that the decisive battles became meeting engagements with a disoriented, tactically incompetent attacking #Russia force and smaller, but determined, tactically competent #Ukraine force.
5/17 The main reason why #Russia invasion plan failed was president #Putin and the untenable targets set by him for a force too small and incompetent for the task. Due to deception, the main forces did not get their orders in time.
6/17 The #BTG organization was main reason why the #Russia ground forces were slow to adapt and why they suffered immense materiel losses. The uneven units had not trained together and were hard to lead.
7/17 #Ukraine had during the 2014-2022 phase of the war managed to modernize its army and air force mostly by refurbishing and modernizing legacy #Soviet tanks, artillery, airplanes. It had a large reserve with combat experience against #Russia from #ATO
8/17 #Russian actions could and did not significantly prevent mobilization in the cities they were not able to seize. In #Kyiv, #Chernihiv, #Sumy, #Kharkiv, #Mykolaiv and #Odesa this would in the end be decisive.
9/17 #Russia plan mostly succeeded in south, where #Melitopol, #Kherson and #Berdyansk were taken relatively easily. Ukrainian units were insufficient. The southern offensive dissipated when it continued too far north of #Mykolaiv and #Ukraine mobilized sufficient forces
10/17 The battle for #Kyiv was decided by time bought for mobilization by special forces delaying the northwest attack and the #Ukraine mobilization in the bypassed cities of #Chernihiv and #Sumy. These allowed to cut the supply routes, and once threatened, #Russia had to retreat
11/17 In the #Kyiv, #Chernihiv and #Sumy area, forested terrain and rivers provided the defender with advantages to set up ambushes and obstacles, which were lacking in the south.
12/17 In #Kharkiv the main attack and encirclement on the city was prevented by battles in the city surroundings. This is addressed in the report less clearly.
13/17 Media and social media reporting overrepresented the role of #Western anti-tank weapons and #drones. The decisive weapons in defense were artillery and tanks, which #Ukraine used competently.
14/17 #Ukraine used tanks unconventionally in large part for indirect fires. This was not only due to lack of artillery. #Russia adopted this tactic in #Donbas. This should be studied in more detail.
15/17 #Russian air defense and air campaign was at the start disoriented and failed to suppress #Ukrainian air force and defense. This was corrected relatively fast. After the air defense of both sides solidified, both air forces could no longer penetrate the battlespace.
16/17 #Russia could strike in the depth of #Ukraine with ballistic and cruise missiles with success. It shifted to less precise and suboptimal systems when stockpiles of modern #Iskander, #Kalibr were reduced.
17/17 #Russia regrouping, attack in #Donbas were partly successful. Ukrainian defences were worn out by mass artillery fire followed by assault waves. The slow grinding attack was blunted as #Ukraine received precision #MLRS and artillery to attack the Russian artillery logistics

https://twitter.com/MikkoLaaksonen1/sta ... 1216976896

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Tom Peters » 04 Dec 2022 07:41

Cult Icon wrote:
02 Dec 2022 22:39
The US/UK media has been running news about Bakhmut for a week, mainly focused on calling it a 'meatgrinder' and claiming that the Ukrainians are running low on equipment and ammunition. This appears to be triggered by the sudden taking of a couple of villages south of the city. However the DPR/LPR has not reported any irregularities compared to fighting 2-3 weeks ago. They continue to report fairly low Ukrainian casualty claims.
Low UKR casualties are a given, considering how technically bad the RU are.
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02 Dec 2022 22:39
Commentators on both sides even throw the idea that it is serious attempt at encirclement and capture of the city. Makes no sense. The fighting around Bakhmut looks more like a Soviet-style fixing operation. It has drawn in Ukrainian reserves and Russian artillery has plastered them. Also, the Russians have not been using significant forces or their operational reserve, it's still just Wagner PMC supported by DPR.
"Fixing" operation ? As is "human wave frontal attacks using prisoners" ? 4 months and counting, trying to take a single small village. Pathetic.

Who says there is massive RU artillery usage ? Just look at the FIRMS maps. There hasnt been anything like the Severodonestsk artillery battles.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by peeved » 04 Dec 2022 08:40

Crime pays:
Russia has stolen at least $1 billion of wheat harvested in the occupied territories of Ukraine.

“Ukraine has lost at least $1 billion of wheat that was harvested in areas controlled by Russia,” Bloomberg reports citing research using satellite imagery from NASA’s food security and agriculture program.

As noted, the analysis used a machine-learning model detecting texture and color changes based on a time-series of satellite images to map where crops have been harvested or left unharvested.

“Almost 6 million tons of wheat was collected from areas not under Ukrainian control, according to NASA Harvest. About 88% of the winter crops planted in occupied areas were harvested, while unharvested areas were mainly along the front line,” Bloomberg says.

It is currently unclear what exactly happened to the Ukrainian grain harvested in the territories temporarily occupied by Russia. The analysis also did not take into account crops or foodstuffs held in storage.

“The NASA Harvest team calculated that farmers harvested 26.6 million tons of wheat this year in Ukraine, several million tons more than other leading forecasts,” the agency reports.

As reported, Ukraine plans to send about 60 ships loaded with foodstuffs to needy countries as part of the Grain from Ukraine humanitarian initiative by the end of spring.
https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-econom ... raine.html

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 04 Dec 2022 15:32

2 hr reenactment war film honoring PMC Wagner's exploits in the Ukraine. :


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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 05 Dec 2022 07:31

https://cesium.com/ion/stories/viewer/? ... 1ef14016c4

Satellite Images Map of Mariupol

Also includes a set on Irpin and Chernihiv
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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Aida1 » 05 Dec 2022 08:45

Tom Peters wrote:
04 Dec 2022 07:41
Cult Icon wrote:
02 Dec 2022 22:39
The US/UK media has been running news about Bakhmut for a week, mainly focused on calling it a 'meatgrinder' and claiming that the Ukrainians are running low on equipment and ammunition. This appears to be triggered by the sudden taking of a couple of villages south of the city. However the DPR/LPR has not reported any irregularities compared to fighting 2-3 weeks ago. They continue to report fairly low Ukrainian casualty claims.
Low UKR casualties are a given, considering how technically bad the RU are.
Cult Icon wrote:
02 Dec 2022 22:39
Commentators on both sides even throw the idea that it is serious attempt at encirclement and capture of the city. Makes no sense. The fighting around Bakhmut looks more like a Soviet-style fixing operation. It has drawn in Ukrainian reserves and Russian artillery has plastered them. Also, the Russians have not been using significant forces or their operational reserve, it's still just Wagner PMC supported by DPR.
"Fixing" operation ? As is "human wave frontal attacks using prisoners" ? 4 months and counting, trying to take a single small village. Pathetic.

Who says there is massive RU artillery usage ? Just look at the FIRMS maps. There hasnt been anything like the Severodonestsk artillery battles.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Gooner1 » 05 Dec 2022 15:56

Two less missiles to be launched at Ukraine today



Wonder if it was the new Ukrainian long range UAV doing its final test
https://en.defence-ua.com/news/ukroboro ... -5049.html

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 06 Dec 2022 00:09

Vodyane got 'annihilation by hectare"


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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 06 Dec 2022 04:43

Another 100 + missile attack today.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 06 Dec 2022 15:23

European NATO:

" his firm was now responsible for about 25-30% of European output of NATO-standard 155mm artillery.

“Artillery ammunition are very scarce goods today,” he said in an interview. “I estimate it will take 10-15 years to refill (Western armies’) stocks” as a result of the war in Ukraine."

"Strnad said CSG now had capacity of 80,000-100,000 of artillery shells per year, a significant chunk of the annual capacity in Europe which he put at 270,000-300,000."

"Ukraine, which Strnad said was firing 40,000 shells per week from several hundred, Western-supplied howitzers against Russian invaders."

https://www.reuters.com/article/ukraine ... NL8N32R4T9


USA:

"recent deals for tens of thousands of 155mm artillery rounds that the Ukrainians are using up almost as soon as they arrive. By the spring, “we will be able to do 20,000 rounds a month,”"

"U.S. will get that rate up to 40,000 rounds a month in the spring of 2025."

https://www.politico.com/news/2022/12/0 ... e-00072125


These are very low projected figures.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Helmut0815 » 06 Dec 2022 18:18

Video of Flakpanzer Gepard shooting down a russian terror drone/cruise missile: https://www.n-tv.de/mediathek/videos/po ... 65347.html


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