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Surprise: Putin punked everyone again.

But it's all good because the fake de-escalation allowed the rigged Dow Jones to close at a new all time high inspiring Americans full of "confidence" so they can go ahead and spend money they don't have to boost US Q2 GDP: after all it has a ways to go to hit Goldman's 3.9% quarterly target.

And now it's time to unleash the Kerry once again, who will explain all the "cost" nuances the Kremlin has missed for the past two months, and we get round X+1 of "de-escalation" headlines next week again which in turn pushed the DJIA to record-est highs. Rinse. Repeat.

 

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Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:49 | 4744790 Bernoulli
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Probably true, but why was it again that am I not convinced when US or NATO "prove" sth with satellite images?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:52 | 4744799 Tenshin Headache
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Image was posted by US State Department. It's Digital Globe, so it should be checkable.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:56 | 4744805 Headbanger
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No fuckin shit..

We're talking about Russians on their own turf.

And they're not going to leave it.  Ever.

So get over it.

 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:58 | 4744813 pods
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What about Ukrainian troops within 75 km of Russia's border?

pods

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:00 | 4744815 negative rates
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Darn, another bottle of vodka will surely do it.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:05 | 4744827 McMolotov
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No fair asking those kinds of questions, pods. Also not fair to ask what we'd do if a civil war broke out right across the border in Canada or Mexico.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:15 | 4744848 sushi
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The Russians have reason to be concerned.

As a previous video showed the Ukrainian military has full launch capabilty for its BMP armoured personnel carriers. 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:27 | 4744975 cowdiddly
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Um their is a war going on in Mexico. 48000 dead in 5 years as of last year. That more than died in Afganistan in 10 years. ANd to answer you question of what would we do? well you have to Ask Eric Holder for the answer to that one. Sell guns to the drug cartel of course. War on Drug remember

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:04 | 4745209 mc225
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"...Mexico. 48000 dead in 5 years as of last year. That (is) more than died in Afganistan in 10 years."

 agreed that the death toll for americans is far lower than 48000. probably more than 48000 dead afghanis though. anyway, maybe if the dea/cia and all of that would quit mucking around in mexico, the death toll would lower?

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 00:19 | 4745615 Lore
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"War On Drugs" = "War For Drugs"

"War On Terror" = "Control Of Terror" (see also "Proxy War," "False Flag" and "Reign Of Terror")

"Weapons Of Mass Destruction" = "Bypassing USD for International Trade" (see also "Nuclear Enrichment," "Yellowcake," "Colin Powell's Mysterious Evidence," "Leader XXXX is a Bad Man" and "Regime Change")

"No Child Left Behind" = "All Children Left Behind"

"ObamaCare" = "NoHeDon't" (see also "Insurer Windfall")

"Global Warming" = "Carbon Tax" (see also "Carbon Offsets," Medieval Catholic "Indulgences," "Agenda 21" and "Grassroots Totalitarianism")

"War" = "Peace"

"Freedom" = "Slavery"

"Ignorance" = "Strength"

"Up" = "Down"

"Left" = "Right"

Add your own...

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 21:39 | 4745418 Taint Boil
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Russian troops in Russian territory, Russian aircraft on Russian airbases, Russian tanks on Russian military bases, Russian military defending Russian speaking people who VOTED to “go back” to Russia.

OH MY! What will we do? 

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 10:31 | 4745937 onthesquare
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Taint boil -love that handle

RT and its propoganda are in the free world.

 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 23:07 | 4745535 FreeSlave
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May 9, 2014. Ukrainian troops shooting at unarmed peaceful civilians. Injure 3 of them. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEJx-t6ahGg

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 23:10 | 4745539 Jack Burton
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Wasn't on CNN, are you sure it really happened? Ha! HA!

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 00:31 | 4745635 Lore
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The precedent is set. Walking toward those soldiers with your arms outstretched just gets you shot.

Are those rubber bullets?

The stakes haven't yet entered the popular psyche.  So far, after 8-12 weeks, it's still largely a matter of hollering and waving your arms and throwing chairs. Nobody is willing yet to use their cars and risk them being damaged. 

Fascinating. 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:11 | 4744842 CrashisOptimistic
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Wait.  75 kilometers?  They aren't allowed to be within 75 kilometers?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:19 | 4744855 Squid Viscous
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yes, future generations will refer to this as the "Kohn Doctrine" 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:21 | 4744859 CrashisOptimistic
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The US has an entire Army base closer than that to the North Korean border.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:24 | 4744865 Squid Viscous
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yes but, they aren't really troops... they're "peacekeepers" - got to work on your double-speak skillz!

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:33 | 4745005 taxpayer102
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75 kilometers from the border is NATO's "free speech" zone.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:48 | 4745326 SILVERGEDDON
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Excellent CIA Photoshop plant, dudes. 

Now go get some hookers and blow until we need ya again soon. 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:07 | 4744829 Wile-E-Coyote
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Ahhh is that a T34 tank in that image, how old are these photos?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:51 | 4744796 Global Hunter
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Wait a minute so the USSA and HATO are now claiming that Russia needs to keep its troops over 75kms from the border?  WTF?  Is there an accepted protocol that dictates that a nation may not place its soldiers within 75kms of a border that I am not aware of?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:59 | 4744801 McMolotov
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Russia is not allowed to have troops within its own borders. I thought everyone knew that.

As an aside: This must be another example of ZH only showing the Russian point of view — right, trolls?

EDIT: Come on, trolls. Don't be a bunch of pussies hitting the down-arrow and running away. You're the ones basically calling ZH a front for the Kremlin, yet here's a post with imagery from fucking NATO.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:02 | 4744818 disabledvet
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Well...Ukraine means "borderland" I believe.

"And yes, Russia has agreed that territorial contiguity is the goal here.

Therefore of course Ukraine has a right to establish border security and of course has a right to defending "Ukrainian-ness" if that's what you mean.

As for everything else...it is what it is I guess.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:18 | 4744852 sushi
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has a right to defending "Ukrainian-ness"

 

Not if that "defense" consists of attacks against its own civilian population. This isn't my claim. It is the stated position of the The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 30 April 2002.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crimes_against_humanity#International_Criminal_Court

 

 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:31 | 4744998 BorisTheBlade
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- See, Vlad, you have to pull back those forces of yours back into I don't know somewhere because our proteges in Kiev feel uneasy strangling pregnant women and punching babies with your troops just across the border.

- After careful consideration, I decided not to withdraw Russian troops from Russia. Happy Victory Day, convey my regards to your stooges in Kiev, tell them we'll be visiting. Vlad.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:02 | 4744820 negative rates
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Still never heard of the 2 birds with one stone theory? Hows about the boy that creid wolf, what 3 times?? It's not like he didn't know you were coming.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:13 | 4744845 Squid Viscous
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I wish Putin would just get this over with and roll in with the tanks, the suspense is killing my SPY puts

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:25 | 4744866 CrashisOptimistic
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That's not how he wins.

He will let the gas cost drive them to beg him to take over.  The price he'll demand for relief will be replace the Kiev government with East Ukraine people, default on the IMF loan, and then he'll reduce the gas price.

The military isn't the instrument of power it was when oil and gas were infinite.  Now the spigot is the instrument.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:27 | 4744869 ZerOhead
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Did you say "puts"?

When the tanks roll you are really going to want to cash-in with calls...

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:33 | 4744883 Squid Viscous
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lol, maybe I'm wrong... need to put on my Krugman/Yellen/Summers thinking cap - what could be more bullish than WW3!!

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:25 | 4744988 intric8
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No. Puts are the way to go. the V Put, in particular

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:31 | 4744880 sessinpo
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McMolotov      This must be another example of ZH only showing the Russian point of view

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Russian point of view?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:42 | 4744902 NotApplicable
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Sarcasm detector. Get it checked out. Today.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 22:45 | 4745510 August
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>>>here's a post with imagery from fucking NATO.

Any information released by NATO sources, or the US government, is presumptively a lie.

It may be merely distorted, manipulated or cherry-picked, but until proven otherwise, assume that it's false.

 

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 05:57 | 4745770 Tradehard
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But ZH IS a front for the Kremlin. That's the only reason to come here. To see the ZH spin on things. It's entertaining. Oh and the schizo dumbass commentators who actually think they are ''informed'' by reading the bullshit ZH posts.

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 10:38 | 4745948 onthesquare
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In Canada we have forts right on the boarder of the USSA.  We have cannons pointed right at the USSA and have for over 200 years.  Any attempt to invade Canada and there will be bombs bursting in air.  I don't know if the USSA is aware of this as I do not believe they have complained.

Is there American cannons pointed at Canada?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:21 | 4744860 sushi
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Putin should follow the precedent by the USSA which positions its forces over 8,000 miles from its own borders.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:42 | 4744903 negative rates
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Don't make him think too hard, he might just take you up on it.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:29 | 4744874 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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Well apparently the USSA must have some kind of agreement with Mexico where it can't put troops within 100mi of that border. Instead, the USSA searches citizens on I-10 and calls it a day. God bless the USSA.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:34 | 4744886 NotApplicable
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"Say, is that lettuce you've got there in that box in the back? What are you, some kind of terrorist?"

Meanwhile, all the illegals are low-crawling through Camp Pendleton.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:03 | 4744949 Mitzibitzi
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Fuckin' 'ell! Us guys in Britain would have to have one military base about 300 feet wide and 120 miles long to comply with that one! And what about Lichtenstein? And Mediera? Other small n skinny countries like dem, man! Dat's rayciss!

And it would surely eliminate the ability for any country at all to have a Navy, right? Cos that's kinda like military, isn't it? Ok, they have better food and there's silver cutlery in the mess but it's sorta a military thingy, no? OK, it's one where they seem to teach their dudes and dudettes weird things like 'telling the difference between the enemy-de-jour and other guys nominally on our side for the moment' and 'we're on a fucking boat, ALL fire is unfriendly, you moron!' that seem to have passed other branches of the military by... but still!

 

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 10:42 | 4745956 onthesquare
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What about USSA troops in another country and no body wants them there.  They were supposed to leave in 1999 but are still there with no intent of leaving.  Unwelcome guests.

Guantomino Cuba.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:53 | 4744800 q99x2
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They have to wait for the people to vote to become a part of Russia this Sunday before moving to the next front.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:01 | 4744816 Eyeroller
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And Putin can then say "I told Ukraine not to have the referendum, but..."

All that idiotic hype about Putin backing down on Wednesday... RIGGED

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:56 | 4744806 SpanishGoop
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You can almost see a Russian taking a leak but they can not see where flight 377 went to.

They must have a sat image of that.

 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:56 | 4744808 pods
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I thought that the US might worry more about Mexican military on the wrong side of our border, but <sigh>, not the case.

pods

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:56 | 4744809 Winston Churchill
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Why would he FFS.
There is a civil war going on across the border with one side being , nazi, anti Russian crazies.
He would need those troops to handle the soon to be DP's in there millions if nothing else.You can't fix stupid and
the USA/EU are stupid.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:51 | 4744922 Squid Viscous
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Don't call Nudelman stupid, she's from a long line of 130+ IQ ashk-nazi's ... must have been a "policy failure"

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:41 | 4745028 Winston Churchill
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Show me someone with a 130 IQ ,and I will show you stupid,
Common sense ,and high IQ are mutually exclusive.
They can barely feed ,and clothe themselves.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 21:32 | 4745377 Addibrux
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 HaHa..I tested at 128 as a young man ( hung over as a motherf@cker for the test ) and I always presumed that was good, or better then average at least. But now on the short side of the hill, l don't put much thought into it. That said, I've had a wonderful career in electrical engineering, I'm a professional musician, and have a hobby (cash) business in digital media ( healthcare industry ).

" The vast majority of any group, tribe, state, nation, and Empire, are the unenlightened, and the demise of all of these is due this fact. " - Aristotle

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:02 | 4744819 unplugged
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So let's see - the U.S. criminal govt releases military photos to the public?  But the same criminal govt doesn't tell us they are monitoring our every email, text, phone call, internet access?

I must be wrongheaded to not trust anything the criminal govt does - wrongheaded I tells ya. 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:07 | 4744831 El Vaquero
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Whenever it works out in their favor, they'll pony up real quick.  If not, we don't really matter that much to them if you believe that Princeton study on public sentiment vs government policy, so they think they don't have to tell us shit.  As far as the people in DC are concerned, we're all useful idiots.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:04 | 4744824 border dog
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Look...the only real way to know what is really going on for sure...is to be sitting in a Russian Army Tent (Made in Estonia) one km from border, sipping wine from Moldova, discussing Hot Ukrainian Women....

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:09 | 4744834 El Vaquero
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That sounds about right.  The truth is already a casualty in this matter.

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 00:04 | 4745611 Renewable Life
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That sounds pretty fuckin splendid, as far as military duty goes!!!

The US invades Muslim Counties that hate us to the core, it's a nightmare from day one, and US suicide rates among returning soldiers is in the stratosphere!!!

The Russians on the other hand are "backing" popular uprising, reinforced with democratic referendums, from people that culturally identify with Russia!!!

I wonder who has higher military moral and staying power in this comparison??? (Hint, they don't speak English)

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:12 | 4744843 Wile-E-Coyote
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Photo shop allows you to put tanks where ever you f****g like. Look Assad is leading a column of trucks full of Sarin gas.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:13 | 4744844 cowdiddly
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What was amazing to me is no troop movements along the border and still had massive amounts in reserve for the Victory Parade which was impressive in and of itself. Yea go ahead keep kickin this bear.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:17 | 4744850 docmac324
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I believe their standing Army is 2 million.  That is the entire U.S Military, combined with the USCG.

Good point.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:39 | 4745022 Winston of Oceania
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We don't need such a large force as we don't use sticks and stones any longer. Two million my ass they could'nt field or supply half that for a month.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:40 | 4745026 Mitzibitzi
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Last reliable (or what I'd consider relatively reliable, anyway) estimate I heard:

The standing land army, as in 'spends every day in uniform' is about 367,000 and a lot of those are obviously in non-combat jobs, as in every army. However, the reserves (civilian but military in the past 10 years and subject to re-activation as cat-B units) are about the same again and their 'national guard' (cat-B and C units, mostly - older equipment and little recent training) equivalent is about 500,000. Plus they have sizable 'air force' and 'navy' infantry forces - low 10s of thousands in each case. And obviously the actual serving air force, navy and strategic rocket forces (which has another 12,000 or so 'infantry', trained mostly for security roles but armed the same way as every other Ivan in green). And semi/para-military 'border guards' units to an unknown number (again, low 10s of thousands) that have light weapons but some military training, in addition to their police training.

It's not like fighting the 'fuzzy-wuzzies' in some developing world country; the Russians WILL shoot back! And their logistics tail is lamentably very short.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 21:10 | 4745365 agNau
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What about the fat, sparsely toothed, old Russian women with butcher knives, that made great wives when they were twenty?
Forgot them did ya!

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 17:30 | 4789814 Mitzibitzi
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Nope. Though do bear in mind that 18 of the top 100 snipers in the second world war (it's a hearsay list, I admit) were Russian women soldiers.

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 10:49 | 4745969 onthesquare
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Siberians will invade through Alaska, rape all the men, women and children; polar bears, grizzly bears, etc. just for fun

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:14 | 4744846 docmac324
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The Russians are showing their folks the US equivalent of Merikans near the mall on Mother's day W/E.

 

Whoop de do.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:26 | 4744849 Squid Viscous
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NATO is like one of those guys that fought Mike Tyson in the 80's - they had a good plan until they lost half of their teeth from the first punch

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:37 | 4745018 Winston of Oceania
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Well we'll see about that perhaps won't we. Russia is alone and not invinceable so before you beat the drums of war any louder think of the people who will have to fight on either side while you sit on your fat ass egging them on.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:49 | 4745179 Rock On Roger
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War is Peace Winston of Oceania.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:46 | 4745315 Winston Churchill
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Yalu river ring any bells .
Something about a lot of troops appearing to support a soviet puppet.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:19 | 4744854 Yen Cross
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     This is becoming farcical. If you pan a little more to the left you'll see all the Uke cheerleaders/ whores waving pom-poms and flashing their tits!

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:28 | 4744861 Bill of Rights
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If you look close enough on the state issued satellite photo I think I see Yellow Cake and Weapons of Mass Destruction, oh and Flight 377.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:27 | 4744872 Time for Titus
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Tell me this planet isn't crazy.

One of the most sensible voices I've found for what's going on in our world calls himself the Golden Jackass, and he gets interviewed by a guy named Turd from Turdville.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:39 | 4744899 NotApplicable
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Even crazier, Turd thinks there's such a thing as a "market" to understand, all so that his proclamations have something to stick to. Honestly, he spent enough time here to know better.

Still like him though.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:30 | 4744877 insanelysane
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And Putin has a Goldman account and reaping reacord profits with stawks at all time highs.  Plenty of wodka and womans tonight!

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:31 | 4744881 Goldilocks
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Clash of the Titans #10 Movie CLIP - Release the Kraken (2010) HD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HGMxZEl60k (1:57)

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:34 | 4744885 Yen Cross
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   Were those images "rubber stamped" by the FISA court?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:39 | 4744896 czarangelus
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At least no one can criticize the United States for stationing its troops inside its borders - they're all in other peoples' countries.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:45 | 4744909 JR
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First there was the false flag massacre of innocent unharmed protesters in Odessa; and now we have the latest video of unharmed citizens of Mariupol who are coming on the streets to protest the fast moving, rolling armor of Ukraine’s National Guard coming to town.

Gunfire accompanies the rolling, roaring tanks as National Guardsmen from the fast column shoot and hit the protesters standing on the street yelling.

An America that revolted against National Guardsmen shooting protesting students at Kent State can’t revolt now because they are not seeing this video thanks to the banker-owned media cover up of its empire takeover in Ukraine.

And these are National Guardsmen because the Ukraine military, it has been reported, are reluctant and often refuse to attack fellow Ukrainians:

May 9, Mariupol civilians get shot by Ukraine's National Guard:

http://youtu.be/hRrWGRXPbHg

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:48 | 4744916 Smegley Wanxalot
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Wish we had that many troops down at the Mexico border.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:25 | 4745138 Overfed
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If it weren't for our entitlements and the 'war on drugs', our border with Mexico could be wide open.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:50 | 4744924 Otto Zitte
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BFD There are 1000x more illegal aliens deployed in the USA. 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:51 | 4744925 scam_MERS
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No $hit, $herlock!

Did anyone, anywhere on earth believe Putin when he said he had moved troops away from the border? The entire MSM reported that Putin said he had done this, however, they also noted that there was no evidence of it actually happening.

I don't see where this is news at all, just SOP for Putin.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:54 | 4744928 Tracerfan
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The US-controlled/funded Nazi Kiev regime has appointed a "governor" to Kherson who told citizens attending Victory Day commemorations today that Hitler was Ukraine's "liberator".

US supports open Nazis and Hitler admirers to run Ukraine.  Why should Russia allow Nazis next door?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:02 | 4745045 JuliaS
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It's not just Ukraine. In Romania, Poland, Finland and other historical opponents of Russa, Germans were treated as liberators from the Slavic threat as they marched Eastward. Then when the balance of power shifted, the tune changed and Russians were welcomed as they pushed West. Then Russia retreated and NATO began its adavance. The border nations are flip-flopping once more.

They're gutless cowards who suck up to whoever they think is going to win.

Germany probably wouldn't even been able to round up so many Polish Jews if the same Jews weren't selling eachother out, hoping to earn favors from the German command.

The German plan was brilliant. First the locals were made into interim officers, curfews enforced and conditions made up to gradually reduce population. Then layer by layer the ranks were trimmed, until the "brigadiers" themselves were loaded onto trains and sent to gas chambers.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:07 | 4745097 Aussie V
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"Then when the balance of power shifted, the tune changed and Russians were welcomed as they pushed West."

Well, you're nearly right. The Germans were treated as liberators until they systematically rounded them up, shot them, stole their food, stole their houses, replaced them with Liebestraum Germans, and changed their childrens names to something more Aryan.

But, I suppose that could be described as the "tune changing."

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:55 | 4745190 JuliaS
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Each side thought they'd use chaos to their advantage, to extend borders and get little more of their neighbors' lands. Some then were greeted with German brutality up front and realized their mistake, but didn't want to upset the new dominant power. Others remained in denial for quite some time and eased into reality eventually.

Things Stepan Bandera's liberation front did to locals in the Ukraine, was enough to make Germans themselves sick to their stomachs as they were crossing the Western border.

I love how often media mentions his name, yet not a squeak as to who that person is and how he got famous. 60 Minutes could do a biography piece on that guy.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 22:55 | 4745523 August
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Liebestraum?  Anyhow, I agree: Hitler's biggest enemy was himself.

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 06:35 | 4745780 Tradehard
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Nothing is worse than the Russians. The Nazis were the more ''humane'' option, nothing more. Russian soldiers were complete barbarians. Nazi soldiers were like boyscouts compared to that vermin!

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:10 | 4744943 Volkodav
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Member of Press shot...one of RT's  guys...http://rt.com/news/157976-mariupol-rt-stringer-wounded/

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:19 | 4744974 Legolas
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Tipping point for the Russians?  I don't know. 

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:26 | 4744987 Bill of Rights
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Also note here it is in the days of google earth and colored orthos and the FUCKEN state department still uses black and white orthos lol

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:49 | 4745046 Emergency Ward
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Looks more "official" and "ominous" in BW.

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 00:18 | 4745375 Seek_Truth
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"state department still uses black and white orthos lol"

Resolution vs Pretty Picture.

That is why.

You sacrifice one vs the other given a fixed rate of transmission.

Resolution wins.

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 01:29 | 4745676 StychoKiller
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Not many know anything about the NRO, or "Deep Black" (Project Keyhole)

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:29 | 4744995 kurt
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Are these pitchurs of a badly trimmed snatch?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:46 | 4745037 Wahooo
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Pretty much describes US foreign policy.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:34 | 4745011 SMC
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Hilarious that the source actually believes they have some credibility. Even if their data is accurate, the crony-capitalists and their political minions destroyed any shred of credibility long ago.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:54 | 4745033 Emergency Ward
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Maybe those propaganda photos are actually shots of General Motors' excess inventory of Escalades and Silverados.

Storage is cheap over there and you can hide the vehicles from the accountants (or I guess not because these photos give it all away).

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 18:38 | 4745016 RaceToTheBottom
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It's in his genes.  What did you expect?

 

I don't care if he leaves or not, it is his country, he is the gangster leader of it....  But if he says he is going to, and doesn't, he is just a friggin scumbag liar

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:21 | 4745123 Aussie V
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Jen Psaki (old lizard eyes) and "Pre School Teacher extroadinaire" has quite rightly blamed the Pro Russian terrosists for getting in the way of the peace loving bullets fired from the rainbow loving Ukrainan freedom fighting volunteers.

She has specifically blamed RT Producer for being shot to create 'News' as he purposefully ran across a street to intercept a freedom bullet so he could get himself injured. She reiterated "All RT news people and anchors are only ever interested in making news!"

OK sarcasm over! Now puts serious face on!

How can this Jen Psaki come out and publicly blame Pro Russian activists for being shot at by Tanks and APC's when they are all unarmed???

How can a Fair Dinkum News Reporter let that go thru to the keeper without a fuckin question??? What the fuck is this world coming to when a Pre School Teacher is running the fuckin world??? These Russians are willing to fight wars over decades if necessary. I can assure you they are taking names and they will extract their revenge eventually.

So, if in 10 years time we see "Oklahoma Pre School Spokesperson and ex Obama State Dept Head, Jen Psaki bald as a badger in some hospital fighting for her life because of some strange sickness that "could be" polonium poisoning we'll know that this war is still being fought!

Aus Out!

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:15 | 4745238 Volkodav
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 Polonium poisoning? Litvinenko?   

Never happened as was claimed, and now the brits implicated and don't want to talk about it anymore.

Media dumb you down much?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:16 | 4745244 JR
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How can this Jen Psaki come out and publicly blame Pro Russian activists for being shot at by Tanks and APC's when they are all unarmed???

Jen has two voices: One she is the voice of the international bankers speaking about the people who must be killed to make way for world government. The other voice is the voice of the State of Israel, identifying and eliminating the human beings who stand in the way of Greater Israel and a Middle East dominated by the Zionists .

It’s becoming clear that when the U.S. State Department speaks it does not speak for Americans but for its real masters.

Here’s Jen (who is proof that you can get some people to do anything):

From US State Department: Diplomacy in Action website

QUESTION: I understand that the Secretary has called or there was a call between the Secretary and Prime Minister Netanyahu, in which they discussed the Palestinian reconciliation matter. I’m wondering if that’s true, and if it is true, what did they have to say? And how does the reconciliation this time around affect your efforts to try to bring the parties together to agree to an extension of the talks?

MS. PSAKI:...Any Palestinian government must unambiguously and explicitly commit to nonviolence, recognition of the state of Israel, and acceptance of previous agreements and obligations between the parties. (State Department “spokesperson”)

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2014/04/225092.htm

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 21:19 | 4745386 Seek_Truth
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"freedom loving bullets"

"peace bullets"

+100

Nearly ruined my keyboard.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:32 | 4745149 Rogue Economist
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Ukraine Re-Redux Podcast.

RE

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 19:33 | 4745152 Zest
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But this time there really will be costs. They promised.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:06 | 4745215 directaction
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Why the heck would Russia wirhdraw its armed forces?

In fact, with the next door EU and slimeball USA all backing the fascists in Kiev they should be packing in more.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:36 | 4745288 Pseudonymous
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With the notoriously bad state of roads in that region, 75km is actually away from the border.

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 22:33 | 4745491 Youri Carma
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Is this again 'Latest Satellite Images' like in latest Russian excersizes half year ago?

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 05:13 | 4745758 Jano
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Tyler, why should the russian army move on its own soil a single mm?

Maybe because your country is rulled by AIPAC?

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 16:25 | 4746699 sablya
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The point isn't whether they should or shouldn't move - it is that Putin said they had been pulled back but haven't been.  

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 19:06 | 4746907 RMolineaux
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We seem to be approaching a repeat of the Colin Powell moment at the UN (not to mention Adlai Stevenson).  Easily doctored aerial photos provided by NATO purport to show a build up of Russian forces within their own country at a distance of 75 kilometers (that's about 50 miles) from any border.  Its understandable that NATO - running around like a hammer looking for nails - should promote military propaganda.  It is regrettable that our own media is so undiscerning as to swallow it.

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