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    [–] US intelligence indicates Russia preparing operation to justify invasion of Ukraine HydrolicKrane 1 points ago in worldnews

    Radek Sikorski MEP

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    Let's remember how Vladimir Putin created a casus beli for the second Chechen war, the one which catapulted him to the presidency. By getting FSB to blow up apartment blocks with hexogen, killing hundreds of Russians. I would expect a similar pattern with Ukraine.

    [–] US intelligence indicates Russia preparing operation to justify invasion of Ukraine HydrolicKrane 2612 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago) in worldnews

    Moscow did this ugly trick to start the war on Finland

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shelling_of_Mainila

    "Ukraine & the United States" book has some facts about Moscow's role in starting WW2 many people are not aware of.

    [–] Russia sees 'no grounds' for more security talks with US, NATO HydrolicKrane 2 points ago in worldnews

    A serial killer (Russia) wanted demanded that there be no police in the area of his most hideous crimes.

    [–] Ukraine’s Homemade Anti-Tank Missiles Have Been Blasting More And More Rebel Vehicles HydrolicKrane 2 points ago in worldnews

    not many people know that the missiles deployed on Cuba during the Cuban crisis were designed and manufactured in Ukraine and by Ukrainians.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-12\_Dvina

    [–] Ukraine’s Homemade Anti-Tank Missiles Have Been Blasting More And More Rebel Vehicles HydrolicKrane 5 points ago in worldnews

    Agreed. I wished the journalists have read the role a Ukrainian played in the Manhatten project. It's well described in "Ukraine & the United States" book.

    Sergei Korolev was Ukrainian, Igor Sikorsky.