Ukraine News Links 4 -5 June 2022

Sunday, 5 June 2022 • 18:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

Europe is in panic – Erdogan

‘World war for bread’ underway – Italy

Russia could soon ‘break’ Ukraine’s defenses – Spiegel

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Ukraine Beyond Day 100 – Breaking Resistance, Deep Operation, A New Country

Saturday, 4 June 2022 — Moon of Alabama

Colonel Markus Reisner of the Austrian Army presents the current state (vid) of the war.

Two of the facts he mentions were new to me.


The Ukrainian army has moved seven brigades of its Territorial Defense Forces from the west into the area east of the Dnieper. If these were fully maned each will have had some 3,000 soldiers. That are a lot of troops but they are pure infantry without heavy weapons and with extremely little training. Col. Reisner also showed a collection of 15 videos in which members of such and other units describe hopeless situations, declare a retreat or call out their commanders for neglect.

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