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Old 06-05-2017   #161
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IMPORTANT FIND.....a completely new photo of the 332 Russian BUK that shot down MH17 popped up on social media and was achieved by @bellingcat.....photo was apparently taken near the shot down site

BUT....Russian GRU find out.....

IMPORTANT: social network account that hosted #BUK 2013 photo used in @bellingcat was just deleted. #MH17

Russian soclal media and government media completely freaking out and attacking the phot as "fake news" MUCH in the Trump style...

THIS is what they are trying to get you to accept...
@bellingcat providently planted photoshopped evidence in 2013, to be needed 4 years later), on a Russian social network..then hoped it would remain there for four years in order to be suddenly "discovered".....

Make sense to everyone of a sane mind????
Day before #MH17 shot down, here's a Russian Special Forces commander in #Ukraine, begging for a BUK. Via JIT investigation

New @bellingcat report on #Russia's soldiers who drove the Buk missile launcher that downed #MH17 over #Ukraine
https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-a...convoy-trucks/

Russian Missile That Downed MH17 Identified By Digital Forensicshttps://en.hromadske.ua/posts/russia...ital-forensics

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Old 06-05-2017   #162
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Transnistria asks Russia for help ‘to prevent blockade by #Ukraine and #Moldova’ http://uawire.org/news/transnistria-...ne-and-moldova
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Old 06-05-2017   #163
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By Patrick Tucker at Defense One: http://www.defenseone.com/technology...russia/138337/

Lasers, small drones, and more troops are among the ways Poland is preparing for 15 years of rising tensions — and perhaps even war — with Russia, according to a new report from its Ministry of Defense.

“Taking into account the asymmetry of military capabilities between Russia and NATO’s eastern flank members, such a situation creates a direct threat for Poland and the region,” reads the unclassified summary of the report, published in Polish and English. “It is not unrealistic that Russia could incite a regional conflict and dragging into it one or several NATO countries. Russia is also likely to provoke proxy wars in various parts of the world in order to exert pressure on the Western countries…It is highly probable for Moscow to incite social tensions and frozen conflicts in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.”

Titled “The Concept of Defence of the Republic of Poland,” the report lays out some key areas of investment for Poland’s military over the next 15 years, including small, kamikaze-style drones for use against Russian radar and lasers to disable enemy missiles and aircraft.

“On drones, we put more stress on simpler and more,” Tomasz Szatkowski, Undersecretary of State for Poland’s Ministry of National Defence said Saturday at the GLOBSEC 2017 Security Forum in Bratislava.

“There is some question about the current strike role of drones. There are some platforms, remotely piloted that you can use quite effectively in Afghanistan and Iraq. But in a highly contested environment, that might be questionable,” he said, referring to the very expensive MQ-9 Reaper drones made famous by counterrorism operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. “So we are thinking of a massive investment in ISR drones and kamikaze drones. We are already developing them and our surgical units are going to be equipped with such technologies, similar to those ISIS is using.”

Gen. Philip Breedlove, a former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe who joined Szatkowski for the GLOBSEC forum, said that smaller drones would become cheaper and more effective only through future breakthroughs in machine-to-machine communication, mission vision and autonomous flight. That’s a tall order even in large platforms, much less drones meant to be small enough to evade radar and be disposable.

“What would enable that swarm is machine-to-machine intelligent actions. If one set of machines is already being targeted, don’t keep sending decoys against that specific site and divert the decoys to another site.” What’s needed, he said, was “machine-to-machine conversation that allows our decoys and those penetrating strike weapons to be able to get to the target, learn on their way in, understand who is being targeted and who needs to be released to attack.”

Echoing the report, Szatkowski said Poland intends to invest in heavily in lasers. “I think there is a great promise with the whole aspect of directed energy. Also for second-tier actors” like Poland, he said. “That area may some of the defensive technologies more effective. Ground-based missile defense might become much more cost effective.”

“Some of the aspects of directed energy might allow us to control” how Russia might escalate a given military situation,” Szatkowski said

The new strategy is more than technological. It also calls for more military cooperation with the Visegrad Group of nations: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. “This cooperation should manifest itself in the intensification of exercises, the creation of joint commands and units, and – if possible – in the joint acquisition of military equipment,” the report says.

Poland will also enlarge its military — and in particular, the number of units that can operate semi-autonomously.

“For the first time in 30 years, the number of soldiers and civilian employees will grow significantly. In the next eight years, the total number of Polish Armed Forces will exceed 200,000,” the report says.

Szatkowski added: “Thirty years ago, in 1987, Polish forces of the then-People’s Republic of Poland started to reduce the number of our forces. It took 30 years for us now to reverse.”

The Concept of Defence of the Republic of Poland: http://www.mon.gov.pl/d/pliki/rozne/...UK_v03_mn2.pdf
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Old 06-06-2017   #164
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5 days of June 2017: 4 Ukrainian soldiers were killed, 16 wounded in 276 attacks


77 attacks by Russian Hybrid Army on Ukrainian positions yesterday. Number increasing again after small drop on June 1st (another ceasefire)
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Bellingcat identifies drivers of convoy trucks involved in Buk transportation to Donbas
https://www.unian.info/war/1959559-b...o-donbas.html#

Two new @bellingcat reports on #MH17, 1st a new photograph reconfirming the exact Russian Buk used to shoot it down
https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-a...2-discovered/#
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Old 06-06-2017   #166
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Russia’s 53rd Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade shot down #MH17 with this BUK missile launcher, killing 298 people.
https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-a...2-discovered/#
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Old 06-07-2017   #167
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Escalation in Donbas: 8 WIAs amid 85 enemy attacks in last day
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Russia funneling money to Donetsk and Luhansk republics via South Ossetia, the only 'state' to recognize the former
http://www.eurasianet.org/node/83791
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ATO Press: As fighting continues to escalate by 1800 hrs today 2 Ukrainian soldiers KIA, 11 WIA with 12 hrs to go for this reporting period
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Russian slave Zakharchenko speaks Kremlin voice: "We want the whole Donetsk region."
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ATO Press: As fighting continues to escalate by 1800 hrs today 2 Ukrainian soldiers KIA, 11 WIA with 12 hrs to go for this reporting period
Over the last day, Russia's troops in Donbas launched 71 enemy attacks on Ukrainian positions.

Any number of Russian attacks over 50 signals full scale combat operations by the Russians...
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5 water pumping/filter stations are stopped at Donbas due to fighting

Serious ground fighting erupted along Kruta Balka-Kamyanka line in eastern #Ukraine this morning:
Gov. Zhebrivskyi: Fighting along Kruta Balka-Kamyanka line, +40 explosions near the pumping station (near #Vasylivka), work stopped.

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Commander Vasyl Burachuk aka “Komod” was laid to rest June 5 in Zhuravka, Cherkasy Obl. KIA at Volnovakha, Donetsk Obl June 2.

Another of the original Russian separatists who arrived from Crimea on 2014..bites the dust.....not many of the original group is alive and well....
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Russia test-fired Iskander-M SRBM outside its territory for the first time
http://defence-blog.com/news/russia-...rst-time.html#
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The ruble’s disconnect with oil prices is growing deeper by the day and something's got to give
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...away-from-oil#


Effects of the sanctions hitting are now hard and Putin cannot cover it up any longer....
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71 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier was wounded


Donetsk & #Luhansk separatists attempt to sell stolen #coal to Turkey & Spain at a 50% discount:

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Shelling all along the #Donetsk frontline, heavy artillery working
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Escalation in Donbas: Ukraine reports 4 KIAs, 7 WIAs in last day

Over 80 attacks on UAF positions all along the Minsk frontline...
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The freshly arrived Russian army reinforcements are so new they didn't have time to repaint tactical markings.

Funny that Russian army in Donbas have no time for bucket and brush but have time to post idiocy on social networks.

BREAKING Regular Russian army artillery unit soldiers ID'd in Donetks,May 2017. Have fully loaded MRLS in background
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So #OSCE bump into a Russian column entering Ukraine. Rozy Liuksemburh 9km from border. Markyne 3km
http://www.osce.org/special-monitori...kraine/322181#
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