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Re: Russia ready to invade Ukraine?
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2020, 08:57:30 AM »
Ok guys Now why?

https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-defense/3056432-1100-russian-tanks-330-warplanes-along-border-with-ukraine.html

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Re: Russia ready to invade Ukraine?
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2020, 09:36:32 AM »
Ok guys Now why?

https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-defense/3056432-1100-russian-tanks-330-warplanes-along-border-with-ukraine.html

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A number of years ago there was such a report. They keep on appearing on a regular basis. It is the so-called Dog Days so it keeps a bunch of people busy.

Without doubt if Russia wanted to do a full scale invasion they could do so and we know about it after it started. I suspect though there are enough smart people in the Kremlin who accept the present status qua and can go for the long game.
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Re: Russia ready to invade Ukraine?
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2020, 09:45:18 AM »
Ok guys Now why?

https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-defense/3056432-1100-russian-tanks-330-warplanes-along-border-with-ukraine.html

The Ukrainian President is the new guy. The biggest guy on the playground just got in his face to see how'd he'd react.
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Re: Russia NOT ready to invade Ukraine
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2020, 12:40:47 PM »
This is the usual silliness.

The headline here is actually "Russian military in Russia". The well publicised Kavkaz 2020 exercises.

Which is where they usually are - at home. Pity the US can't say the same.  :fighting0025:
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Re: Russia NOT ready to invade Ukraine
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2020, 02:06:01 PM »
This is the usual silliness.

The headline here is actually "Russian military in Russia". The well publicised Kavkaz 2020 exercises.

Which is where they usually are - at home. Pity the US can't say the same.  :fighting0025:

It is just when we hold military exercises in the USA they are done in away Canada and/or Mexico do not feel threaten. Pity Russia can not do the same.

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Re: Russia NOT ready to invade Ukraine
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2020, 04:01:49 PM »
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This is the usual silliness.

The headline here is actually "Russian military in Russia". The well publicised Kavkaz 2020 exercises.

Which is where they usually are - at home. Pity the US can't say the same.  :fighting0025:

It is just when we hold military exercises in the USA they are done in away Canada and/or Mexico do not feel threaten. Pity Russia can not do the same.

You’re complaining Russia holds military exercises in Russia?
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Re: Russia ready to invade Ukraine?
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2020, 07:42:40 PM »
I did not originally read this in the US news. I originally read this in Ukraine news. 

No country would be comfortable with that large of force position in numerous places on their border and troops position in such a hostel way.

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Re: Russia ready to invade Ukraine?
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2020, 09:08:36 PM »
If Russia did that on the Chinese border all hell would break lose or if the Chinese did that on the Russian border it would be the same thing. It is just because Ukraine is a weak country they feel they can step on it any time they want.

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Re: Russia NOT ready to invade Ukraine
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2020, 09:23:03 PM »
You’re complaining Russia holds military exercises in Russia?

The Kremlin either ordered in or lost control of its forces in Ukraine in August '14.

Those on the Russian side of the border in the Rostov region know you're as rotten at fibbing as the Kremlin.

Otherise, you're telling me that 'the rebels' - who were surrounded in Donetsk and nearly so in Lughansk  'found' vehicles and men - 'entered Russia' to drive around UA govt forces to open up a new front via Russia and the road from Taganrog to Mariupol? ( August '14)


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Ukraine remembers what happened last time 'exercises' took place on the border..

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Re: Russia ready to invade Ukraine?
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2020, 10:38:41 PM »

When Russia had wargames up north, NATO pumped more money into the Baltic nations and Poland. They are pumping more money and hardware into Ukraine. Putin can observe how many friends Ukraine has at a time like this. There's a reason behind every major military move. Mobilizing thousands of tanks and men isn't cheap.
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Re: Russia NOT ready to invade Ukraine
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2020, 11:20:43 PM »
No country would be comfortable with that large of force position in numerous places on their border and troops position in such a hostel way.

Indeed, NATO forces regularly practice on Russia’s borders.

The shoe is now on the other foot.

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Re: Russia NOT ready to invade Ukraine
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2020, 07:05:59 AM »
No country would be comfortable with that large of force position in numerous places on their border and troops position in such a hostel way.

Indeed, NATO forces regularly practice on Russia’s borders.

The shoe is now on the other foot.

Nothing like this and what are you talking about the little enclave? Nothing like that or that size and not near anything important to Russia? Why does Russia not practice on NATOs border. Why Ukraine?  The only thing the enclave is for is to harass European countries and to be able to destroy the UK islands quickly if and when they want to.  It contributes nothing to the economy of Russia.