They started out with saying that Judge Cannon abused her discretion to interject herself into the case which would have been enough to provide the stay that DoJ was seeking: (…) Not only did they tell her she was wrong, but that she was completely wrong from the get go, Can judges be disbarred whe...Jump to post
3. They do not have the men/units left to train them or the equipment/logistic for in best case more than 1 million, Sure they do, just hand out a million copies of call of duty. Just don’t tell them they are playing CoD World War Two edition, and that Ukraine is playing CoD modern warfare with hac...Jump to post
A shrink of an A400 leaves it being still too big of a replace for the CASA and not as capable as the C-130J or Embraer. Why would it be less capable then a C-130J or an Embraer? The new design has not even been drafted yet. Not sure if even the requirements have been drafted. It will be more expen...Jump to post
Interview with Igor Girkin (Strelkov). Also this giuy deserves to end up in jail for the rest of his live and as he is additional a big fashist asshole, the first to call it a war and to start mobilisation; he is the best analyst on Russian site. This piece of sh!t is also one of the four main susp...Jump to post
I bet it was a very quick walk-around. It's not like they took off from a war zone. The flight took off from Lviv. The distance to the Polish border is 50ish KM. Wizz Air has offered free flights to refugees when the war started, so i would not be surprised iof the Ukrainians were amenable to Wizz ...Jump to post
Nyck de Vries is in negotiations with Alpha Tauri for next season. He is their main candidate. Alpha Tauri is no longer in negotiations with Colton Herta because of the difficulties in getting a super license for Herta. Pierre Gasly is expected to go to Alpine. Dutch source: https://www.gpfans.com/n...Jump to post
All other modes require some integration with the aircraft's ESM suite and other sensors; even then, many Western fighters may not be able to use HARM because they lack the hardware to effectively use the missile. They may be able to carry the missile and launch it, but cueing it would require data...Jump to post
bla bla bs There were two versions of the Tu-144, total production run is 16. I’ve seen four of them! Tu-154, more then one are in use. Mostly by various militaries / governments though. Il-96 did enter commercial service. Most are currently in use by the Russian air force / government. Current civ...Jump to post
Queen Elizabeth has achieved lots during her 70 year reign. Look at president macron in France as another head of state for example, he hardly has the support of the whole nation and can’t even get basic pension reforms through his country. To be fair to Macron, and politicians in general, they hav...Jump to post
It wouldn't have any real affect on the European economy. The plant provides one-fifth of the power Ukraine uses though so it would have a real impact on them. And right now Europe has nothing "extra" to give if they lost it. I think you are forgetting that economics is not an exact scien...Jump to post
T4thH wrote:Next film in cinema: "Kesselschlacht of Izyum"
More humiliation for Putin: the Lieutenant General captured yesterday has been identified. He is Andrei Sychevoi who was in command of the West group, and is the highest-ranking Russian officer captured since WWII: https://www.reddit.com/r/ukraine/comments/x9kq5t/yesterday_videos_featured_a_ru_offi...Jump to post
It’s an iconic ship that should be preserved!
I am sure cities are fighting for the opportunity to make this a museum. LOL
BMPs are fully amphibious after short preparation. I really do not understand, how they have managed to drown them. Looking at the footage, it seems their rear doors are open. Surely that can’t help their buoyancy. :D To be fair though, they might have opened the doors to escape the sinking BMP. Wh...Jump to post
victrola wrote:Well, our usual cast of Trump defenders silence on this question has been stunning
Was it too over the top? Not at all. The Dems needed to take the bull by the horns just like Trump did when he denigrated them, but also adding that Biden diplomatic touch. How will the Democrats know how to identify a bull? It could be a cow, a mooooor, or even non cownairy. These are tricky times...Jump to post
Pretty sure the poster refers to Chkalovsky Air Base, in the Moscow Oblast. There's a spotter that's been uploading all sorts of vids. In this one of the VIP fleet, in the newer videos, there is quite a sight of many parked Boeing and Airbus aircraft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPEAfQslRC4 The...Jump to post
What would've been even more insulting (but not doable in the real world) would be if they were just ignored, as if they didn't matter or weren't important or a threat. Well, the royal Netherlands navy used the Zr.Ms. Rotterdam, an amphibious assault ship armed with nothing more then a CIWS system....Jump to post
Americans were warning the EU about depending on Russian gas for years. All we heard was that we were paranoid, Putin was harmless and the economies were so intertwined that conflict could never happen. Get off your high horse already. Everyone was trading with them, including the USA. Besides, how...Jump to post
However, if your choice is expensive fuel or stop, you still have a choice. If your choice is natgas at whatever price, or no natgas because your country snookered itself into russian trap -- that's not really a choice, is it? Americans were warning the EU about depending on Russian gas for years. ...Jump to post
I am all for decriminalizing prostitution but the underground market will never go away simply because it is decriminalized. It might not remove the criminal element entirely, but going from experience from countries that decriminalised hookers, drugs or alcohol, it is safe to say the criminals eit...Jump to post
At the risk of encouraging someone’s obsession with preserving / repurposing old ships: The MS Galaxy (Tallink) will become a refugee center near Amsterdam. She’s expected to house up to 1.000 refugees for half a year. This might later be expanded to up to 1.500 people. https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieu...Jump to post
Why is his name released yo the public at all? It was concentual and both where adults. He’ll likely loose his marriage which should have been punishment enough.Jump to post
Poland and the Czech Republic have agreed to defend Slovakian airspace for the time being. This clears the way for Slovakia to transfer their 11 MiG-29s to Ukraine. There is no agreement yet with Ukraine on exactly how and when the fighters will be handed over. Slovakia is awaiting delivery of 14 ne...Jump to post
Considering the possibility of republicans taking the White House come 2024, Iran would be mad to look at anything made in the USA. It’s gonna be airbus, and even that has plenty of US components to ruin their day.Jump to post
Jalap wrote:It is the opposition pushing this?
The affidavit has been released:
art wrote:It is a shame that the US stymied the transfer of MiG-29 to Ukraine many weeks ago.
The J-10 is a rough copy of the Saab Viggen. The J-20 is more original but copies many elements of the F-22, adapting them to the J-10 canard design. In what way is the J-10 a copy of the Viggen. They look nothing alike. Nor does it look like the Gripen, for that matter, except for having a deltawi...Jump to post
VolvoBus wrote:Doubt it's mishandled explosives. How about somebody smoking in the officer's mess vodka store ?
casinterest wrote:You have to give it to the GOP. They have come up with all sorts of theories to avoid facing the facts in this case. Isn't it amazing how the theories have evolved?
"News" is the channel name, same way those National Geography channels are hosting those reality shows that barely have anything to do with name of their channels. In what way else may they improve the labelling? They could change their name during the “entertainment” slots. Plenty of cha...Jump to post
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-62524922 Author Salman Rushdie, who suffered years of Islamist death threats after writing The Satanic Verses, has been stabbed in the neck while on stage in New York state. The attacker is said to have been restrained by those on the scene. Salman has been a...Jump to post
Tugger wrote:Could the law office be held liable (in whole or in part) for the damages Jones has to pay, based on their botching up the case? Jump to postI would think the lawyers and potentially the law office that represented Mr. Jones could face disbarment for gross malfeasance.
Speaking of Ukrainian trolling, here’s a way to cut down on Russian bots:
https://mobile.twitter.com/TDF_UA/statu ... 1002319872
I think that feeds into the popular opinion that those who a trump supports just aren't that intelligent and are easily swayed. You only have to watch a few Jordan Klepper videos to know how dumb some of them are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzDhm808oU4 Jordan Klepper is great. Best one was whe...Jump to post
"After calling for Hillary Clinton to be jailed, in 2018 Trump signed a law that stiffened the penalty for the unauthorized removal and retention of classified documents from one year to five years, turning it into a felony offense" https://twitter.com/politico/status/1557196801303662592 ...Jump to post
It has been speculated that the Slovakian or Romanian MIgs have NATO standard provisions. It has been quite a soap to get the Slovak migs to Ukraine. With Slovakia announcing it, only to then decide not to after pressure from the larger NATO members. I wonder if that pressure was done to give time ...Jump to post
Looking at it from the outside, no, I do not believe there is a non-political body left in the USA. This statement is a bit disengenous, . I don’t think it’s disingenuous at all. And I would point out that, in your long reply, you have not been able to mention an example of someone/something that b...Jump to post
davidjohnson6 wrote:Is there no other non-political body that is held in a high degree of trust by the electorate to which this investigation can be assigned ?
If it is Russian propaganda using say sections recovered from 1999 by their Serb buddies for example. Why would Russia do that? By announcing Ukraine has HARM missiles it’s entirely likely that Russian air defence troops might decide to walk away, turn on the radar only intermittently or loose slee...Jump to post
Doubt it will happen. If it does - well, that's a lot of North Korean defectors... That's assuming they even make it to Ukraine. Chances are they'll be put on a train, going trains siberia, stopping several times along the way. They'll see Russia, see all kinds of luxuries they are not used to, and...Jump to post
Alfons wrote:You will have 100'000+ russian soldiers going back to their families, telling the truth,
Braybuddy wrote:This is interesting. Putin's right arm seems to be quite immobile:
https://twitter.com/Lyla_lilas/status/1 ... 5512870918
The guardian: Horrific video has emerged that appears to show a Russian soldier castrating a Ukrainian prisoner who other reports suggest was subsequently murdered. The footage, reviewed by the Guardian, was originally posted on pro-Russian Telegram channels. The link does not include the video, or ...Jump to post