Official Ukraine Thread: Welcome to Hell Motherfuckers

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  1. Duck2013

    Duck2013 Hello
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  2. Lyrtch

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    i've shared this many many times as indicative of my own position, i accept it
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  3. jorge

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    I hate that i like this
     
  4. pnk$krtcrÿnästÿ

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    My Ukrainian is a little rough, but my translation is:

    "Hello Russian boys. We took your tenk but do not worry, we drive it beck to your shithole country for you. When we are there, we check in on your wives. Make sure they heff everything they need."

    [Turns volume back up on "Big City Nights" by the Scorpions]
     
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    Last edited: Mar 2, 2022
  5. Paddy Murphy

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    This is Roman trying to offer a public sacrifice to stay off the sanctions list for all his other ill gotten gains. Nothing more.
     
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  6. Taffy

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    Gone. What was it?
     
  7. Illinihockey

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    well this is going to be stuck in my head
     
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  8. jorge

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    Tweet about Roman selling Chelsea but not asking for loans to be repaid.
     
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  10. Jake Barnes

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    My comment was directed towards people who discounted the incredibly high number of fatalities that would have resulted from an invasion (which was what I believe IV said was contentious), not whether other options were available.

    The merits of conditional vs unconditional surrender was the real impetus of whether to use the bomb, along with a power projection play towards the Soviet Union to keep their asses out of the Pacific.
     
  11. Truman

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    :doge:
     
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  12. Beachy Toast

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  13. BlazingRebel

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  14. jorge

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    They were never going to not use the bomb after the money invested in it.

    EDIT: why am i continuing this
     
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  15. Jake Barnes

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    Truly incredible how piss-poor the planning, execution, and optics of this has been.
     
  16. PeterGriffin

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    Is it beyond asking that the Russian people, squeezed by economic impacts, sent back home from Western countries, decide on another revolution? They’re experienced at it, right?
     
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  17. IowaHuskerFan3

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    You almost hate to see it.
     
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  18. dathalfnukkahd

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    Makes sense why so many are giving up
     
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  19. Gallant Knight

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    The beginning and the end

    that would make the middle of it irrelevant
     
  20. pnk$krtcrÿnästÿ

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    "But Then We Ran Out of Gas" - A story of bravery, brotherhood and sacrifice
     
  21. Beachy Toast

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  22. Beachy Toast

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    How to invade for Dummies was checked out at the library.
     
  23. Whammy

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    To be clear, not making an ethical judgement about that but the Japanese did end up capitulating as a result. Just wouldn't surprise me if Putin turns it to 10 before eventually settling for peace for maximum leverage
     
  24. Snakes

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    The 2027 film: "The Invasion of Ukraine" by Armando Iannucci, starring Steve Buscemi as Putin, is going to be incredible
     
  25. pnk$krtcrÿnästÿ

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    They're not gonna have minidiscs in there, Sergei
     
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  26. Jesse Palmer

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    RELEASE THE ZLATAN
     
  27. Truman

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    Today's episode of The Daily is very good. Biden did really well to get EU on board and was very proactive.
     
  28. WillySaliba

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    I also recommend Supernova in the East. Then start another thread.
     
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  29. Duck2013

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  30. Prospector

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    The 21 ultra-rich Russians among the world’s 500 wealthiest people have lost a combined $83 billion in 2022, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

    The steepest loss goes to Vaget Alekperov, chairman of energy titan Lukoil, who has lost $13 billion. With “only” $6 billion left to his name, it would be impossible for Alekperov’s losses to catch Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose fortune has shrunk by $45 billion this year, but remains a robust $199 billion.

    The Economic Impacts of War in Ukraine are Already Here
    It’s been just one week since Russia invaded Ukraine, but already the global economy seems a world away from seven days ago.
    Swiftly deployed retaliatory sanctions — especially by the US and EU — have upturned the economy of the belligerent nation, and the aftershocks are being felt across the world. From energy markets to inflation to global supply chains, the heavy economic toll of war is clear.
    Energy Prices Continue to Surge
    Oil and gas prices were already rising before the war began, and on Tuesday International oil benchmark Brent crude was turbocharged to an eight-year high. The International Energy Agency, whose membership includes many allies of Ukraine, announced plans to release 60 million oil barrels from emergency stockpiles to try and tamper down skyrocketing prices. The move could also reduce oil and gas revenue flowing into Russia, where the energy industry has been largely untouched by sanctions thanks to the West’s need for oil. In the private sector, BP, Shell, and Norway’s Equinor said they will sever ties to Russian state-backed oil groups, dealing another blow to the country's energy sector.

    Stalled at Sea
    The world’s two largest container ship operators, Mediterranean Shipping and Maersk, are temporarily suspending service to Russia, but ports around the world are still facing disruption. Hundreds of vessels are trapped in different locations while customs authorities inspect cargo in light of new sanctions. Shipping across the Black Sea — full of key routes for oil and food — has dropped dramatically as commercial ships avoid the active conflict zone. Daily tanker freight rates are now the highest since May 2020 and insurance premiums have increased as much as 4% since last week.

    So How Are Central Banks Responding?
    As investors pour into safe government bonds, the Fed and the European Central Bank have been forced into an even trickier dance amid already decades-high levels of inflation. While rising prices typically portend hawkish behavior, the reality of war could cause a steep growth slowdown in Europe’s economy and elsewhere — sparking concerns of stagflation. Traders are now pricing in five rate hikes this year, down from six last week. And more aggressive rate hike scenarios have been "priced out," according to two senior Fed officials.

    Inflation Nation: Rick Rieder, chief investment officer of global fixed income at BlackRock, told the FT, “This is clearly going to keep inflation high for a longer period of time. But much of these dynamics are not in the Fed’s control."
     
  31. racer

    racer Yuma, where I work in software.
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    Only 6 billion to his name, how will he ever make it?
     
  32. timo

    timo molto bene
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    Russian jets routinely violate Swedish air space (and their submarines pull shit all the time too, iirc)

    Here's an 8 year old article ironically about a US recon plane that violated Swedish air space
    https://theaviationist.com/2014/08/01/rc-135-violated-swedish-airspace/

     
  33. Beachy Toast

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  34. IV

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    I'm surprised he was still there
     
  35. Jean-Ralphio

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    yea thats true. Denmark and other countries around here too.
     
  36. joe-

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    I don’t think this is true
     
  37. Thoros of Beer

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    Blinken not getting enough credit, imo; guy is indefatigable
     
  38. CaneKnight

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    Fuck these Nazis man
     
  39. joe-

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    there’s no way this needs to be a real word
     
  40. Imurhuckleberry

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  41. IV

    IV Freedom is the right of all sentient beings
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    trouble in paradise!
     
  42. timo

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    I don't see this on Reuters yet.
     
  43. EagleDuck

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    no way this is true. China’s trying to distance themselves from the disaster.
     
  44. jorge

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    Yeah i didn't either
     
  45. fsugrad99

    fsugrad99 I'm the victim here
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    Hit em with that bass cannon
     
  46. Joe Withabee

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  47. joe-

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    the tweet is bad. the article’s headline says china asked russia to wait until after the Olympics
     
  48. GoodForAnother

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