Surovikin’s Difficult Choice

Saturday, 12 November 2022 — Big Serge Thoughts

Russia Abandons Kherson

Big Serge

General Armageddon

In January, 1944, the newly reconstituted German Sixth Army found itself in an operationally cataclysmic situation in the southern bend of the Dnieper River, in the area of Krivoi Rog and Nikopol. The Germans occupied a dangerous salient, jutting out precariously into the Red Army’s lines. Vulnerable on two awkward flanks, and facing an enemy with superiority in manpower and firepower, any general worth his salt would have sought to withdraw as soon as possible. In this case, however, Hitler insisted that the Wehrmacht hold the salient, because the region was Germany’s last remaining source of manganese – a mineral crucial for making high quality steel.

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Leaked documents: British spies constructing secret terror army in Ukraine

Documents obtained by The Grayzone reveal plans by a cell of British military-intelligence figures to organize and train a covert Ukrainian “partisan” army with explicit instructions to attack Russian targets in Crimea.

On October 28th, a Ukrainian drone attack damaged the Russian Black Sea fleet’s flagship vessel in the Crimean port of Sevastopol. Moscow immediately blamed Britain for assisting and orchestrating the strike, as well as blowing up the Nord Stream pipelines – the worst acts of industrial sabotage in recent memory.

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Ukraine News Links 11-12 November 2022

Saturday, 12 November 2022 — The New Dark Age

John Pilger: The U.S. Is Escalating War Tensions With China in Desperate Bid to Maintain Global Power

Zelensky and Bush to Give Joint Pro-War Presentation

Leaked Documents: British Spies Constructing Secret Terror Army in Ukraine

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Corruption exposed: US meddled in Ecuador’s election, using Julian Assange as bargaining chip

Saturday, 12 November 2022 — Multipolarista

Ecuador’s ex energy minister testified that the US conspired with a right-wing party to run a disinfo campaign against leftist Correístas, backing a millionaire banker in exchange for Julian Assange.

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Ecuador’s former energy minister testified that the US government conspired with a right-wing political party to run a disinformation campaign against the leftist Correísta movement of ex President Rafael Correa.

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Russia’s Kherson withdrawal is tactical

Saturday, 12 November 2022 — Indian Punchline


Ukrainian frontline in the Kherson region

General Mark Milley, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States assessed that it would take several weeks for Moscow to complete the evacuation of some 30,000 Russian troops deployed in Kherson city in southern Ukraine. But Russians have announced that the evacuation was successfully completed in 2 days — both soldiers and over 5000 pieces of heavy equipment.

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Biden nods to compromise in Ukraine

Friday, 11 November 2022 — Indian Punchline


Russian President Vladimir Putin (Centre) with leaders of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhya at the ceremony annexing the four regions as part of Russian Federation, Moscow, Sept. 30, 2022

The midterm elections in the US witnessed razor-thin races as Senate and House control hangs in the balance. But that didn’t discourage President Biden from holding a press conference on Wednesday to stake claim that the “giant red wave” didn’t happen.

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Saturday, 12 November 2022 — theplanningmotivedotcom

Since 2009 the world economy has been kept alive on the drip of cheap money. It was always going to be the case that once that drip was removed the world economy was going to deteriorate. September was the month stagnation gave way to slump.