Horses at the crossing... No matter how much you change, you still need to cross

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Horses at the crossing... No matter how much you change, you still need to cross

Well, Zelensky made his move. He sacrificed Zaluzhny for the sake of activating Syrsky. The move is quite risky and provocative. On the one hand, Zelensky can be understood. The popular general must be removed to remain at the top in the singular. Stalin once did exactly the same thing to Marshal Zhukov. Let me remind you that Zaluzhny’s rating exceeds Zelensky’s by almost 20%!

But, on the other hand, this was done after the victory in the war. When the role of the army in politics decreased, when there was euphoria among the population, when the country began to actively resolve issues of peaceful construction and improving the lives of the people. This is probably why no incidents occurred in the country. The people understood perfectly well that the methods that help to win in war are not always good in peaceful life.



But this is, so to speak, a political fuss. I believe that by removing Zaluzhny, Zelensky dug a hole for himself into which he will be pushed if elections are held. Hero general versus bankrupt politician. Agree, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, including veterans, disabled people and members of their families will definitely choose Zaluzhny. From here we can draw a simple conclusion: Zelensky will not go to the polls in the spring under any circumstances. In the best case, elections will be at the end of 2024.

Moreover, Zelensky tried to sweeten the pill. Here's a quote from Thursday's video message:

“I am grateful to General Zaluzhny for two years of protection. I am grateful for every victory we have achieved together, and thanks to all the Ukrainian soldiers who are fighting heroically in this war.”

We are more interested in the military aspect of replacing part of the generals and command staff of the army. Let me remind you of our history. More precisely, the end of 1941. It was then that the Red Army faced a similar problem. When there were many generals who learned to defend well, there were few who could attack well. How many memoirs, how many articles have been written about this. Alas, the war leaves its mark on the general’s brains.

From this point of view, replacing the general of attack with a general of defense looks quite logical, given Syrsky’s combat experience. It is no secret that Kiev announced the 2024 campaign as a defensive one. Hold on and prepare for increased hostilities at the end of the year or early next year. Everything fits together.

And again a quote from the same video message, indirectly confirming this idea:

“Starting today, a new management team will take over the leadership of the Armed Forces of Ukraine... I have appointed Colonel General Syrsky as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.”

The army's reaction, it's not that simple


Above I wrote about how the army would react in the event of new presidential elections in Ukraine. Approximately the same reaction can be expected now. Some excesses are quite possible in units and subunits. But I don't think it will be anything serious. The SS men from among the nationalists and radicals are quite capable of suppressing these unrest. And the army itself is a specific structure, little conducive to riots.

In principle, Zaluzhny’s removal was predictable. Everyone understood this both in Kyiv and Moscow. Tensions between Bankova and the command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine appeared back in November last year, when Zaluzhny announced a dead end into which the army was driven by a senseless counter-offensive. Thus, Zaluzhny placed responsibility for the failure of the offensive precisely on the political leadership of Ukraine.

How many politicians and officials in Ukraine commented on this scandal... The topic practically never left the pages of the Ukrainian and Western media. Criticism of Zelensky’s decision continues today. Moreover, the position of the Ukrainians is now the same as the position of the military. For some it’s “the boss is all gone”, for others it’s “hurray, we’re breaking, the Swedes are bending”...

So, those who support Zaluzhny. Here is what Ukrainian military personnel say about Syrsky’s appointment:

“This could be a great tragedy for the army and for the country.”

“Zelensky’s cheese dog, which licks its owner’s feet for another handout.”

“Soldiers and officers on the front line do not trust Syrsky.”

“Syrsky’s leadership is bankrupt, his presence or orders issued in his name are demoralizing, and he undermines confidence in the command as a whole.”

Agree, the soldiers somehow do not praise the general very much. Moreover, the negativity completely nullifies the laudatory odes to the new commander in chief. Moreover, the same title of “butcher general” was also awarded to Syrsky on the front line. The same fighters who are now on the front line. The same “honorary titles” include “Bakhmut Butcher”, “General 200” and “Soviet General”.

By the way, the “rank” of “Soviet General” does not at all mean that Syrsky professes some special, “Soviet” style of command. Alas, the Russian guy, a native of the Kirzhachsky district of the Vladimir region, a graduate of the Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School, did not learn the traditions of the Russian army in terms of attitude towards soldiers. The nickname stuck to Syrsky precisely because of his disregard for his subordinates.

But what I wrote above applies to those who are now on the front line. But there is another category of military personnel. These are those who are close to Syrsky, who serve in headquarters far from the front. I will quote from one American publication. This is the opinion of a high-ranking staff officer:

“There is growing frustration among senior military officials that Zaluzhny spends “a lot of time on Facebook bragging about how he does things” while little is changing tactically or strategically on the front lines.”

It is clear that in the conditions in which Zaluzhny was in the last two or three months, it was quite difficult to change anything. Remember the meetings with Zelensky’s top military leadership, where the commander in chief was not even invited. Or the development of a plan for the summer campaign, in the preparation of which the opinion of the commander-in-chief was again ignored.

Even Syrsky’s direct competitor, Lieutenant General Budanov, is happy to “kick the fallen” Zaluzhny and praise the new commander-in-chief, according to some analysts. In his opinion, it is Syrsky who today “is one of the best military (leaders - author) in Ukraine" Moreover, after the appointment of Syrsky, Budanov spoke in the tone that it was this appointment “will be positive for Ukraine and its defense from Russia».

Abroad will help us...


I cannot ignore such an important issue as Western support for Ukraine. I think that it was this question that largely provided Zaluzhny with those two or three months in his old position. Zelensky was indeed very afraid of the connections that Zaluzhny has in the headquarters of Western armies, including the Pentagon.

It is also clear what Zelensky was proceeding from when proposing to replace Zaluzhny. Hope for increased military assistance from NATO and the United States. Under these conditions, as Kyiv politicians hoped, the grumbling in the country and especially in the army would be extinguished by some kind of concessions for the military and their families, for those working in the defense industry and pensioners. But so far this has not happened.

Nevertheless, the West gave the go-ahead for a change in military leadership. But how was this done? I will quote the US Presidential National Adviser. security of Jake Sullivan and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg:

“The elected leader must make his choice regarding who occupies the top rungs of military leadership. All I can say is that from the United States' perspective, we will continue to support both the Ukrainian government and the Ukrainian military."

“This, of course, is a Ukrainian decision... It’s not NATO’s business to have any opinion on this matter. But I welcome the very clear statement by Foreign Minister Kuleba that no changes will affect Ukraine’s relations with its partners and with NATO. So we will continue to support - and that’s the main thing.”

Everything seems to be democratic. Ukraine is an independent state that resolves its own issues independently. Fine. But, if you think about it, this only means that Brussels and Washington seem to have nothing to do with it. I am not me, and the horse is not mine. By yourself, all by yourself!

Europe and the USA are clearly preparing their beautiful departure from Ukraine. Moreover, I would venture to suggest that the West is no longer interested in the fate of this country. What will happen there, what problems will there be, America and Europe don’t care. More precisely, it worries just enough to throw this “suitcase” onto the shoulders of the Russians. There is no point in investing money in a destroyed country. Unpromising in terms of profit. But then, when Russia restores cities, plants, factories, the meaning will appear!

I’ll write for the umpteenth time - Americans never play blitz. They play for a long time. Today they have already secured political and economic control over Ukraine. They provided the opportunity to replace the puppet in the presidential chair with a similar one. They dumped, understand - recycled, old stuff, and even received decent money for recycling. They brought Europe to its knees...

There is no longer a need for war in Ukraine


Instead of conclusions, I wrote a very controversial, from the point of view of some, conclusion in the subtitle. I really believe that for the United States, the war in Ukraine has lost all meaning. The tasks that were set were completed in full. Except for undermining the Russian economy. But there is an explanation here too. The choice was simple: either Russia, with its ability to self-heal, or Europe, which has lost this ability.

NATO? Why is this alliance needed in the new version of the world order? Does anyone really think that the armed forces of European countries, except for a couple of three states, will even be noticed by anyone at the front if a Russia-NATO war breaks out? These armies are only suitable for police operations, and even then, in a limited space. In a war between nuclear states, they are zero...

Expansion of the block to the east, which is often discussed here? Does anyone believe that Russia will fight against the alliance in the same way as in the Middle Ages? “I’m coming at you!”? The Russians will not come to you, but will fly. And not Russian soldiers and officers, but Russian missiles with special equipment. warheads. The Pentagon is well aware of Russian military doctrine.

And about Zaluzhny. To be honest, I am not sure that everything that has happened in recent months is not a serious game by the intelligence services. Everything has already turned out very beautifully. On March 31, the question of Zelensky’s legitimacy will arise. Yes, there will be no elections in May. So what is next?

Zaluzhny doesn’t even need to do anything. Sit, smoke, admire the sunrise or sunset, and at the same time your political rating is growing. All the mistakes, and both Zelensky and Syrsky will have a lot of them, are a contribution to the rating of presidential candidate Zaluzhny. And yet, there is a desert around Zelensky and Zaluzhny, as candidates! Just sand and nothing more. More precisely, no one...

So let's look further... There's no time to run for popcorn...
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  1. +3
    February 12 2024
    It is not NATO's business to have any opinion on this matter.

    How so? They poke their nose into every conflict.
  2. +2
    February 12 2024
    Я appointed Colonel General Syrsky as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
    Remember how Nero loved to say: “Into the cage with his lions!”
    1. +3
      February 12 2024
      Quote: Dutchman Michel
      as Nero liked to say: “Into the cage with his lions!”

      Well, why such pathos? Nero, lions...
      Here a comparison with the hero of Ilf and Petrov is more suitable. Remember, there was such a former chairman of the Pound?
  3. +9
    February 12 2024
    I have no doubt that this move was made by the owners from the USA. The prospects ahead for the Ukrainian Armed Forces are very murky. It is necessary to pull Zaluzhny out from under fire. And appoint a person on whom all the blame for all military actions can be placed at once. What role the United States assigns to Zaluzhny in the future is still unclear. One thing is clear, they need a figure on whom they can blame their mistakes.
  4. +8
    February 12 2024
    Stalin once did exactly the same thing to Marshal Zhukov.
    ...
    But, on the other hand, this was done after the victory in the war. When the role of the army in politics decreased, when there was euphoria among the population, when the country began to actively resolve issues of peaceful construction and improving the lives of the people. This is probably why no incidents occurred in the country.
    First of all, and also second, third, etc. until somewhere in the tens, "no incidents occurred in the country" because Stalin was STALIN. Leader, Teacher, Father, and much more, all with capital letters. When Stalin died, people cried, and some even committed suicide out of grief. And when Brezhnev died, they didn’t even have time to bury him before they wrote jokes about this topic.
    1. +21
      February 12 2024
      Quote: Nagan
      made up jokes.

      They also wrote jokes during their lifetime.
      And when Brezhnev died, my mother-in-law cried and said: “Our good life is over.”
      And so it happened...
      1. +5
        February 12 2024
        Quote from Uncle Lee
        They also wrote jokes during their lifetime.

        That’s just it, that jokes were written about Brezhnev (as well as Khrushch and Mishka Markedny) during his lifetime. And about Stalin only after his death, and even then, only after Khrushchev doused him with slop. As they say, feel the difference.
        1. +6
          February 12 2024
          Quote: Nagan
          And about Stalin only after death

          And the authors are mostly anti-Stalinists... Ordinary people did not mock Stalin.
        2. +11
          February 12 2024
          about Stalin only after death
          In jokes about Stalin, they don’t laugh at Stalin; in them he is always an intelligent and cunning positive character.
          1. +5
            February 12 2024
            Quote: Bolt Cutter
            is a smart and cunning positive character.

            Exactly ! Under Khrushchev and Brezhnev there were no jokes about Stalin; the front-line soldiers were still alive and Stalin led them to Victory...
            1. GGV
              +6
              February 12 2024
              I agree with you 100%. My grandfather (a front-line soldier) died at the end of perestroika, when the dirt had already poured out from all publications. I was young: I read, believed and even tried to tell what I had read. So I remember, once after my story, my brother said: “Grandfather will hear that you are chatting about Stalin, you’ll grab him by the scruff of the neck in a moment.” This is how the front-line soldiers treated him, and my grandfather was born in 1921, was drafted in August 41 and demobilized in 1946.
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            2. +5
              February 12 2024
              Quote: Uncle Lee
              Quote: Bolt Cutter
              is a smart and cunning positive character.

              Exactly ! Under Khrushchev and Brezhnev there were no jokes about Stalin; the front-line soldiers were still alive and Stalin led them to Victory...

              I remember in the 80s they put a Stalin card on truck windshields
              1. +4
                February 12 2024
                Quote from Kartograph
                they put Stalin's card

                At the same time I brought a portrait of Stalin from Gori and put it on my Zhigul....
          2. +15
            February 12 2024
            Exactly.
            Stalin is sitting in his office, smoking a pipe.
            The secretary comes to him and reports:
            - Comrade Stalin, a man has come to you who predicts the future.
            Stalin without hesitation:
            - To shoot!
            “Oh, these swindlers... If he had known the future, he would not have come,” thought Stalin.
          3. +1
            February 13 2024
            Quote: Bolt Cutter
            In jokes about Stalin, they don’t laugh at Stalin; in them he is always an intelligent and cunning positive character.

            I will say in advance that I fundamentally disagree with the position expressed in this anecdote, and it does not correspond to historical facts, especially in relation to Beria, but I heard it back in Soviet times.

            One Georgian is a dictator
            Two Georgians - mass repressions
            Three Georgians - that's all we needed

            There was also about many other nations, for example (short excerpt):

            One Ukrainian is a traitor
            Two Ukrainians - a partisan detachment
            Three Ukrainians - partisan detachment with a traitor

            One Russian is drunk
            Two Russians - drunken fight
            Three Russians - the primary organization of the CPSU

            One Jew is a dissident
            Two Jews - a chess game
            Three Jews - a mistake by the HR department
            1. +1
              February 13 2024
              One Georgian
              Stalin did not consider himself a Georgian. I remembered one
              2000s, a meeting is taking place in the Duma, and then Stalin comes in and goes to the podium
              -Comrades, I have two proposals.
              1. paint the Kremlin green
              2. shoot the entire cabinet of ministers.
              One of the deputies asks, why green?
              - There are no objections to the second point, notes Stalin laughing
            2. +1
              February 14 2024
              Quote: Nagan
              heard back in Soviet times... Georgian is a dictator... Ukrainian is a traitor... Russian is drunk... Jew is a dissident
              Your Jews and two Ukrainians are worthy of respect, the rest are untermensch. You’re not dragging any dirt from Soviet times here, but only that which warms your soul. It would take two tries to guess your nationality.
              Quote: Nagan
              I fundamentally disagree with the position expressed in this anecdote
              Introduction-alibi, like “one bastard on the tram told it”; also from Soviet times.
  5. +4
    February 12 2024
    Except for undermining the Russian economy.
    $90,89 today, apparently our economy does not need a strong ruble, and 10 eggs, which cost 109 rubles, now cost 119..
    1. +1
      February 12 2024
      Quote: parusnik
      Except for undermining the Russian economy.
      $90,89 today, apparently our economy does not need a strong ruble, and 10 eggs, which cost 109 rubles, now cost 119..

      It has already been said a hundred times that a strong ruble is not particularly needed. Just like the yuan and the dollar and the lira. Naturally, no one is interested in the opinion of the population
    2. 0
      February 12 2024
      $90,89 today, apparently our economy does not need a strong ruble, and 10 eggs, which cost 109 rubles, now cost 119..

      Ordinary people think in rubles... and those who don’t need... they think in dollars... so they will put it back on the wallet of the hard worker... and justify it... they say it is necessary to fight excess weight... everything, so to speak, for the benefit... of the people.
  6. 0
    February 12 2024
    Sit, smoke, admire the sunrise or sunset, and at the same time your political rating is growing.
    Maybe so. In addition, Zelensky, in order not to spoil the picture of the resignation, awarded Zaluzhny the title of Hero of Ukraine, and even on the same list with Budanov. The attitude towards Syrsky in the army is not the best, as evidenced by his nicknames: “butcher” and “general 200”. And it is correctly noted that he is devoted to Zelensky and is ready to fulfill any whim at the snap of his fingers.
    “Zelensky’s cheese dog, which licks its owner’s feet for another handout.”
    1. +2
      February 12 2024
      Quote: rotmistr60
      The attitude towards Syrsky in the army is not the best, as evidenced by his nicknames: “butcher” and “general 200”.

      Syrsky is 10 years older than Zaluzhny. And he has a “Soviet basis” - “die, but don’t retreat.” Hence his actions as a butcher. Zaluzhny is more Ukrainian. So the Americans saved him to replace Zele.
      1. GGV
        +2
        February 12 2024
        For me, everything is much simpler. The cocaine Fuhrer saw his competitor in the city and removed him. But the pendos, I agree with you, keep in mind the replacement of a drug addict with a seasoned Nazi.
        1. +1
          February 12 2024
          Zaluzhny is not a Nazi, and not a hardened one. He is a military man, let's say, with political ambitions. As for the striped ones, it would be scary for them to bet on an obvious Nazi. In Canada, a veteran SS man from Ukraine was honored in parliament, and then the resignations began. Even there, in an openly pro-Nazi country, they didn’t like it. Stripes need a controlled person with a neutral-positive history.
  7. +3
    February 12 2024
    Why look for a straw in someone else's eye when there are enough logs in your own? and even build conspiracy theories against the backdrop of events alien to us? if the cheese is a meat weakling compared to the cheese, then our victory is not far off.....although it’s hard to believe.
  8. -1
    February 12 2024
    It seems to me that everything is much simpler. For Zaluzhny, the “agreement” is quite acceptable, for Zelensky it is a direct road to the grave. I don’t think they will have elections in 2024, they are under martial law and, by law, elections are not held during this period. And yet, Syrsky coped well with the tasks both near Kiev and Kharkov. The fact that Syrsky is a “butcher” is little consolation for us. I think the United States is behind Zaluzhny, Britain is behind Zelensky...., the British defended their goal, the Americans gave in.
  9. Msi
    +11
    February 12 2024
    Let me remind you of our story.

    The analogies are not very clear. Compare Stalin and Zhukov, with Zelensky and Zaluzhny... fool this is disgusting...
    1. +7
      February 12 2024
      Quote from Msi
      Let me remind you of our story.

      The analogies are not very clear. Compare Stalin and Zhukov, with Zelensky and Zaluzhny... fool this is disgusting...

      Indeed.... Speeches about how “Stalin once did this to Zhukov” - such things can only be written by a modern author whose brain is upside down, and who, in addition, sniffed dope...
      .

      Stalin actually removed Zhukov from the post of chief of the General Staff of the Red Army at the beginning of July 1941..... But he removed it quite rightly and for the good of the cause. Zhukov was never a competitor to Stalin either on the party or economic lines.
      1. +3
        February 12 2024
        [quote=Ivan2022][quote=Msi][quote]Let me remind you of our story. [/quote]

        .

        Stalin actually removed Zhukov from the post of chief of the General Staff of the Red Army at the beginning of July 1941..... But he removed it quite rightly and for the good of the cause. Zhukov was never a competitor to Stalin either on the party or economic lines.[/quote]
        We are talking about the 50s, when Zhukov was sent to Urvo. The history there is muddy. They wrote that he exported goods from Western Europe by wagons
      2. 0
        February 12 2024
        This did not mean 1941, but after the war, when Stalin sent Zhukov to the rear district to command. I understand so.
      3. AMG
        +1
        February 12 2024
        Stalin appreciated that there was no point in keeping Zhukov in the General Staff, he was a combat soldier to the core, he showed himself at Khalkin Gol. It is not needed in Moscow; its place is thin, first near Leningrad, and then near Moscow. Back then, in 1941, no one thought about competition.
    2. -1
      February 13 2024
      Ah!! I agree here.. And yes, is Staver out of his mind? He called Zaluzhny a Hero General... Yet another political information showed the political officer in an unsightly light.. Yes
  10. +1
    February 12 2024
    I think that their units are not particularly subservient; no one wants to die. Zelensky himself is waving a saber, like in a BATTLE

  11. +1
    February 12 2024
    he is already competent and authoritative
  12. +1
    February 12 2024
    Some of the Ukrainian people do not quite understand why they should fight, their homeland is Russia, rather than the West where there is Russophobia
    The territory of western Ukraine is the former territory of Poland, which was conquered
    Many people ask why we let go in the first days of the war, the enemy was rushing to Moscow in 1941. That’s why we retreated, for example, we came to the rear of Pavlov’s units from Lithuania and Latvia, no one wanted to fight there
    In fact, we now have WWII veterans, just as they had and still have them. Bandera scumbags.
    All normal people understand that Ukraine will not exist at all.
    1. +1
      February 12 2024
      The Ukrainian people are divided by the languages ​​Polish and Russian, but their languages ​​are similar: Ukrainian and Polish.
      Russia is here, the West is there, there will be no Ukraine as a country. The example of Yugoslavia, which was divided.
      There has never been any production in the west of Ukraine, so they are angry and arrogant.
      1. +2
        February 12 2024
        Quote from Alexwar
        There has never been any production in the west of Ukraine, so they are angry and arrogant.

        I once wanted to buy the Carpathians. They released me in Lvov.
        1. 0
          February 14 2024
          Quote: Mordvin 3
          Carpathians. Released in Lvov
          Before that there was a moped "Verkhovyna". Not bad, more powerful than Riga-3.
    2. +3
      February 12 2024
      A mixture of Polish and Russian, here is the fictional nation Ukrainian.
      The very territory of Western Ukraine moved here and there... And they want to consider it a nation. How can nationalism exist in a country when it is a mixture of Russian and Polish? I do not understand. And they don’t even consider themselves Poles, but Ukrainians.
      If you study history, they said about the territory of Ukraine that it is like borderland in Ukrainian. Ukrainian from the word outskirts. These are not even the people who once existed. This is the designation on the map.
  13. +5
    February 12 2024
    With what fright does the author conclude that the Americans no longer need Ruin and they, you see, will abandon it and stop supporting it? That's precisely because mattresses play the long game,
    they will keep the conflict smoldering, like several other hot spots, fanning it where necessary
    at present. In addition, transnational corporations have sunk their tentacles so deeply into Ukraine, knocking out our “responsible” businessmen, that they will not simply give up such a piece.
  14. +1
    February 12 2024
    “This could be a great tragedy for the army and for the country.”

    “Zelensky’s cheese dog, which licks its owner’s feet for another handout.”

    “Soldiers and officers on the front line do not trust Syrsky.”

    “The management of Syrsky went bankrupt,

    Author, please provide a link to these words. I want to make sure that they are not taken selectively.
    No time to run for popcorn...

    In two years you could run away to a lot of places.
  15. +3
    February 12 2024
    Zaluzhny turned out to be a fairly competent commander, and such commanders are often bad politicians. The lives of soldiers are one thing and politics is another. They removed it, so much the better for Russia.
  16. +1
    February 12 2024
    exchanged awl for soap! was there ever a time when there was no point in it?
  17. +6
    February 12 2024
    The Americans do not give the Ukrainian enemies of the USSR a lot of weapons, which they need for this to last for a long time, and the Russian Federation is exhausted economically, technologically, and militarily.
  18. +2
    February 12 2024
    Look at the root. The West does not need any kind of union, commonwealth, confederation in the post-Soviet space... in the entire space... From the Baltic to the Pamirs, everything is being done so that it does not exist... CIS, in intensive care. As it actually was during the years of the civil war.. All the anti-Soviet forces never united against the Bolsheviks, and Western “friends” did not contribute to this..
  19. +2
    February 12 2024
    Under Zaluzhny, everything was heading towards the fact that Avdeevka would be occupied by the Russian military. So we’ll see if Syrsky can change this situation.
    1. 0
      February 12 2024
      I think that it will no longer be possible to fundamentally change anything with Avdiivka. It will be more like with Kherson and Surovikin. They regrouped at Armageddon, but the prerequisites were there even before it.
      Perhaps Syrsky will slow down the process of taking Avdeevka (it is not a fact that this will be advisable from a military point of view), but miracles also do not happen. There is no such general (neither ours nor our neighbors) whose one appointment would somehow change the whole situation dramatically.
  20. 0
    February 12 2024
    For the United States, the war in Ukraine has lost all meaning. The tasks that were set were completed in full.


    Shaw, has the goal of “Weakening Russia as much as possible” already been achieved?
    And Ukraine won?
    It seems I missed something...
  21. BAI
    +1
    February 12 2024
    Stalin once did exactly the same thing to Marshal Zhukov.

    Khrushchev, probably
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  23. +5
    February 12 2024
    I really believe that for the United States, the war in Ukraine has lost all meaning. The tasks that were set were fully completed

    Monsieur, a full-time political officer, simply passes off the ardent, passionate wishes of the Kremlin inmates as reality.
    In reality, the conditional West will never abandon Ukraine, since the only purpose of the latter’s existence is to be anti-Russia. The destruction of Russia, cutting it up like Iraq or China of the 19th century - this is the real goal of the West and Ukraine will have support until the very end of its existence
    1. 0
      February 12 2024
      Why does the West need dozens of small states with nuclear weapons instead of just one? Who is easier to negotiate with - one Kim or dozens? When the USSR collapsed, the Americans were very surprised and very scared - suddenly the warheads would fall into unknown hands.
  24. -2
    February 12 2024
    let them cross already and then use one bomb to kill them all at once
  25. +1
    February 12 2024
    I really think

    Well, after Kherson, the author’s “I believe” raises serious doubts about their adequacy.
  26. 0
    February 12 2024
    It is very strange that the author uses analogies between the Soviet Union and current Ukraine.
    As for the hypothetical vote, it will only take place after the end of hostilities, for which there is no end in sight.
  27. +3
    February 12 2024
    NATO? Why is this alliance needed in the new version of the world order? Does anyone really think that the armed forces of European countries, except for a couple of three states, will even be noticed by anyone at the front if a Russia-NATO war breaks out? These armies are only suitable for police operations, and even then, in a limited space. In a war between nuclear states, they are zero...

    So they said about 404 that as soon as we frown or raise our eyebrows, the Ukrainian army will panic and run away in three days, but in fact, two weeks before two years we have been with raised eyebrows, only the boys don’t run...
    Understating the enemy's capabilities and exaggerating your own is worse than betrayal, it is real treason!
    1. Uno
      0
      February 13 2024
      Understating the enemy's capabilities and exaggerating your own is worse than betrayal, it is real treason!


      Do you even read news on VO? Here they are all like that)
  28. 0
    February 12 2024
    No matter how much you change, you still need to cross the English Channel differently... and change, don’t change!!!
  29. -1
    February 12 2024
    Maybe someone forgot? The old proverb about horses and crossings was used with might and main by the Kremlin uncles before Putin’s next re-election several years ago.
  30. -1
    February 12 2024
    Quote: Gvardeetz77
    NATO? Why is this alliance needed in the new version of the world order? Does anyone really think that the armed forces of European countries, except for a couple of three states, will even be noticed by anyone at the front if a Russia-NATO war breaks out? These armies are only suitable for police operations, and even then, in a limited space. In a war between nuclear states, they are zero...

    So they said about 404 that as soon as we frown or raise our eyebrows, the Ukrainian army will panic and run away in three days, but in fact, two weeks before two years we have been with raised eyebrows, only the boys don’t run...
    Understating the enemy's capabilities and exaggerating your own is worse than betrayal, it is real treason!

    After “Kyiv in 3 days” Simonyan became a screen star
  31. 0
    February 12 2024
    In fact, Zelensky attributed the failures and losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the last year to Commander-in-Chief Zaluzhny. The appointment of Syrsky will not bring anything new to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, since the general trend on the fronts is not in favor of Ukraine...
  32. 0
    February 13 2024
    Quote: Nagan
    Quote from Uncle Lee
    They also wrote jokes during their lifetime.

    That’s just it, that jokes were written about Brezhnev (as well as Khrushch and Mishka Markedny) during his lifetime. And about Stalin only after his death, and even then, only after Khrushchev doused him with slop. As they say, feel the difference.

    In the 21st century, jokes about modern politicians are immediately filmed. I recently watched about Luka, Prigozhin and... in the cell
  33. 0
    February 13 2024
    Who said that he is competent and popular? Is it competent to be a horn about Rabotino for six months? Regarding authority, he is considered the same butcher as Syrnika. No different.
  34. 0
    February 13 2024
    It was then that the Red Army faced a similar problem. When there were many generals who learned to defend well, there were few who could attack well.

    My father fought from the first day to the last. He considered the fighting during the retreat to be the most complex and difficult.
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      February 14 2024
      When attacking, the only difference is morale - a great help. And what is it that requires quick thinking, maneuver and non-standard solutions.
  35. 0
    February 14 2024
    Horses for me too. These are hyenas.

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