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anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« on: March 10, 2022, 10:51:13 PM »
Does anyone know what is actually going on in Kharkiv?  i read reports (seen photos)the place has been badly hit/destoyed and even a nuclear facility has been bombed?

This is a very large city and i cant imagine what has happened.

 I was in Kharkiv 2020 and met people there including Mila(who runs dating service).

I fear for the people there and especially for the ones i met. I cant believe this has happened!!


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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2022, 11:17:22 PM »
I have been to the city also and had met people there. I am not currently in touch with anybody there so all I would know is what I can find on YouTube and in the news.  My girlfriend has no connection there. I know this is no help, but I did not want you to feel none of us read your post.
3) There has been no "threat" to invade Ukraine. The US invented that and fed it to a complicit media.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2022, 11:30:06 PM »
I have been in contact with people but that has stopped.

The Russians have admitted to being told to shoot civilians which is no surprise to anyone.


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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2022, 12:25:02 AM »
The Russians have admitted to being told to shoot civilians which is no surprise to anyone.

Source?
Read a trip report from North Korea >>here<<

Look what the American media makes some people believe:
Putin often threatens to strike US with nuclear weapons.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2022, 01:10:26 AM »
The Russians have admitted to being told to shoot civilians which is no surprise to anyone.

Source?

google it!
You doubt this has been happening?

Maybe for another thread but i want to know what is happening in kharkiv

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2022, 02:29:56 AM »
The Russians have admitted to being told to shoot civilians which is no surprise to anyone.

Source?

google it!
You doubt this has been happening?

Maybe for another thread but i want to know what is happening in kharkiv

I’ve tried but I can’t find anything where the Russians (official sources) have admitted that they’re telling their armed forces to shoot unarmed civilians. One POW has made claims published in a UK tabloid but that’s not exactly proof.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2022, 03:00:03 AM »
Please dont waste your time with (official) Russian sources on kharkiv or anything for that matter.
 
I  know people in kharkiv and i suspect  people here know more about what is happening than the media is showing/knowing.




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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2022, 03:02:13 AM »


I  know people in kharkiv and i suspect  people here know more about what is happening than the media is showing/knowing.

That’s true.

No doubt some idiots have been trigger happy but I really don’t think that these are orders coming from above.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2022, 03:40:13 AM »
There's an easy test to see if something is likely true or false.

1) Assume the people involved are rational.
2) Ask yourself if the story makes sense on a rational level.
3) Does the story fit with what we know from a higher level?
4) Is the story consistent with other known facts.
5) What is the motivation of the source - there is always motivation!

So, in the case of these fictional 'atrocities', taking, for example, shelling or killing civilians trying to use the humanitarian corridors. Let's consider.

1) It is clear that the Russian operation has been designed to minimise casualties (contrast with the way the US and NATO go about war!)
2) The Russian state has made it clear that its goal is to minimise casualties and damage to civilian infrastructure.
3) The humanitarian corridors were set up at the insistence of the Russian State against opposition from the Ukrainian side.
4) The use of humanitarian corridors slows down the Russian operations and gives an opportunity for the Ukrainian forces to regroup and resupply (where supplies are available). This is not to the advantage of the Russian forces.
5) The stories about problems with humanitarian corridors are not consistent across Ukraine. In many places things have gone pretty well. If there are orders in place, it is clear that they are NOT to kill civilians. Otherwise, there would be either no corridors or people using them would have been killed everywhere!
6) The motivation of the reports is to harm the Russian cause. The stories originate from Kievan sources who are trying to defeat the Russians, bring in other countries to their aid or at the least to harm the reputation of the Russians and, quite likely to dissuade the Ukrainian people from using the corridors - although that last point is almost certainly a local choice and action.

So, does it make sense that the Russians would be seeking to render the humanitarian corridors useless by killing the people who use them?
Of course not.

If the Russians wanted to kill civilians they'd follow the NATO/US strategy and bomb every city, town, village and settlement so that little was standing and the rubble covered the bodies of countless victims.

The same technique I outlined above can be used to analyse pretty much any story in any context in any part of the world. I'd consider such a skill set basic to the education of any person living in the modern world.
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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2022, 04:22:51 AM »
I made this post to get more information about kharkiv OK

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2022, 05:11:03 AM »
I made this post to get more information about kharkiv OK

That's fine, but as it is clear that many people, including yourself, have been misled, I took a little time to help you.

If you want the best information, it may not be entirely accurate in all details, then monitor the twice-daily reports from the Russian Defence Ministry. They are brief and objective.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #11 on: March 11, 2022, 05:25:58 AM »
That's fine, but as it is clear that many people, including yourself, have been misled, I took a little time to help you.

If you want the best information, it may not be entirely accurate in all details, then monitor the twice-daily reports from the Russian Defence Ministry. They are brief and objective.

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Let me fix that for you. They are brief and objective the lies of the Russian military for public consumption.
No different then the lies being said by the Ukrainian military for public consumption.

To think that either side's military is going to give real information in their public postings is laughable. It will always be spun to make their opponents into evil baby killers and to make their own into heros of the people.

To the topic of Kharkiv, sorry I have no information about the current state of fighting.


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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2022, 05:29:51 AM »
Russian Defence Ministry? who the hell are you?


What is going in Kharkiv? Genocide?

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2022, 05:38:06 AM »
Have you people even seen those reports? From what you say, it would seem that you have not.
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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #14 on: March 11, 2022, 05:46:00 AM »
russian defence ministry? Are you serious!!!!!!!!!
Is this a  disinformation tactic?


 information is scarce in kharkiv because genocide is happening in this invasion by Russia isnt it!

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2022, 05:59:23 AM »
You've been misled. You might want to treat anything you read in the mainstream media as suspect and verify it.
Read a trip report from North Korea >>here<<

Look what the American media makes some people believe:
Putin often threatens to strike US with nuclear weapons.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2022, 06:27:56 AM »
That's fine, but as it is clear that many people, including yourself, have been misled, I took a little time to help you.

If you want the best information, it may not be entirely accurate in all details, then monitor the twice-daily reports from the Russian Defence Ministry. They are brief and objective.

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Let me fix that for you. They are brief and objective the lies of the Russian military for public consumption.
No different then the lies being said by the Ukrainian military for public consumption.

To think that either side's military is going to give real information in their public postings is laughable. It will always be spun to make their opponents into evil baby killers and to make their own into heros of the people.

To the topic of Kharkiv, sorry I have no information about the current state of fighting.

Yes, the information on Russian Defense Ministry is objective because they know it can be used against Russian government in international court.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2022, 06:30:23 AM »
Russian Defence Ministry? who the hell are you?


Ask yourself who the hell you are before asking others.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2022, 06:32:03 AM »

What is going in Kharkiv? Genocide?

Do not make assumptions if you do not know.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2022, 06:36:30 AM »
I made this post to get more information about kharkiv OK

Situation is difficult, cause no trouble and you can be semi safe. Dangerous on the streets but not so much inside.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #20 on: March 11, 2022, 07:17:42 AM »
500 dead Russian Soldiers anyone? Only Andy, Manny and Orchid believe that, but the Russian Ministry never lies, lol.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #21 on: March 11, 2022, 07:24:49 AM »

Yes, the information on Russian Defense Ministry is objective because they know it can be used against Russian government in international court.

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #22 on: March 11, 2022, 07:46:47 AM »
500 dead Russian Soldiers anyone? Only Andy, Manny and Orchid believe that, but the Russian Ministry never lies, lol.

That was a week ago..the Supermen of the Russian forces have lost no-one since.

It must be so because the "objective" Russian Defence Ministry has made no further updates since then on casualties.

However they're doing so well Mad Vlad is now publicly begging for Middle Eastern nutjobs to join the war on the Russian side..the Serbians must have turned him down  :laugh:

One of andrewfi's more ludicrous posts on here..and he's made plenty of them. (:)
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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #23 on: March 11, 2022, 07:56:59 AM »
I made this post to get more information about kharkiv OK

Situation is difficult, cause no trouble and you can be semi safe. Dangerous on the streets but not so much inside.

Friends of my wife.

It's safer on the inside if your home doesn't happen to be shelled or bombed by the Russians.

"I find it hard to believe that Russia would target civilians on purpose " Manny 28/2/22

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Re: anyone know what is happening in Kharkiv?
« Reply #24 on: March 11, 2022, 08:08:19 AM »
500 dead Russian Soldiers anyone? Only Andy, Manny and Orchid believe that, but the Russian Ministry never lies, lol.

That was a week ago..the Supermen of the Russian forces have lost no-one since.

It must be so because the "objective" Russian Defence Ministry has made no further updates since then on casualties.

However they're doing so well Mad Vlad is now publicly begging for Middle Eastern nutjobs to join the war on the Russian side..the Serbians must have turned him down  :laugh:

One of andrewfi's more ludicrous posts on here..and he's made plenty of them. (:)

What utter bollox from the daily trumpet...
There are approx 16,000 persons and mercenaries (Foreigners to Syria) wishing to transport from Syria to Russia and fight against Ukrainian, unpaid my I add...
There are approx 480 persons from N Syria who have/are travelling to Ukraine to fight for Ukraine paid for @ $1,200-1,400 + end bonus...
There are 12,000 Chechens wishing to join the sortie FOC, according to Kadrov who are being held back at this time...
In one VK group, there are approx 1,000,000 Russian volunteers, mostly ex prof army + ex conscripts asking to be allowed to join in the fun, of which nearly 300 are pilots of one aircraft type or another..
Russia has agree that those from Syria may join in, in the Donbass area, but all others are not allowed at this point...
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