Thought for the day

Poland to give Ukraine 60 Twardy tanks, Kiev says MikeRivero Fri, 01/27/2023 - 09:45

Poland will send to Ukraine 60 PT-91 Twardy tanks in addition to Leopard tanks promised earlier, Head of the Ukrainian Presidential Office Andrey Yermak said on Friday.

"Poland will send to Ukraine 60 PT-91 Twardy tanks together with 14 Leopard 2 tanks announced earlier," he wrote on his Telegram channel.

Earlier, Warsaw had already supplied Kiev with more than 200 T-72 tanks.

The PT-91 Twardy was developed in the 1990s based on a licensed version of a Soviet Т-72М1 tank.

White House Refuses to Say If Ukraine Will Get Toxic Depleted Uranium Ammo MikeRivero Fri, 01/27/2023 - 09:44

The White House refused to say if it will provide Ukraine with Bradley Fighting Vehicles equipped with radioactive depleted uranium rounds, ammunition that is linked to cancer and birth defects.

Spain said Wednesday it was ready to send some of its German-made Leopard tanks to bolster Ukraine’s fight against Russia after Berlin granted approval for their European transfers.

“Spain is ready…to deal with our allies in any way necessary, whether that means sending Leopards, training in the use of Leopards or help in their maintenance and upkeep,” Defense Minister Margarita Robles said.

Her remarks came shortly after Berlin said it would send some of its own Leopards to Kyiv and cleared other European nations to send their own stocks to Ukraine.

Canada sending combat-ready German battle tanks to Ukraine inweeks MikeRivero Fri, 01/27/2023 - 09:34

Canada will be sending four Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand announced on Thursday….

“Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 main battle tanks in the coming weeks. This donation, combined with the contributions of allies and partners, will significantly help the Armed Forces of Ukraine….”

The defense minister added that the tanks will provide soldiers with a tactical advantage due to their “excellent mobility, firepower, and survivability” and that they would allow Ukraine to retake even more of its territory.

Early on the morning of May 2, 1945, General Vasily Chuikov, the commander of the Soviet 8thGuards Army, accepted the surrender of the German garrison of Berlin.

Two days prior, soldiers from the 150th Rifle Division, part of the Soviet 5th Shock Army, had raised the victory banner of the Red Army over the Reichstag. An hour after the banner went up, Adolf Hitler and his mistress, Eva Braun, committed suicide in his study inside the Furhrerbunker.

On the first day of the NATO summit in Madrid, Roscosmos published the coordinates of European capitals and Washington. The department explained that they did this “just in case.”

In addition, satellite images were posted there and stated that they represented “decision-making centers that support Ukrainian nationalists.” Roscosmos considers NATO headquarters in Brussels, the Bundestag building in Berlin, the center of London and Paris, the Pentagon and the White House in the United States, as well as the very venue for the Alliance summit in Madrid, to be such.

The government of a European country agreed to ship cluster munitions to Ukraine, Al Arabiya reported Thursday, citing an unnamed European official.

The source, who desired to stay totally anonymous, said that the government of his country has approved the shipment of cluster munitions to Ukraine, and is now working to obtain an authorization from Germany, who was involved in their production.

Ukraine Expects to Get All the Western Weapons It Wants MikeRivero Fri, 01/27/2023 - 09:07

Shortly after President Biden announced Ukraine would be getting the Western-made tanks it sought, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was demanding fighter jets and longer-range missiles.

SEAN HANNITY (HOST): I don't wanna America in these long, protracted conflicts, Bill.

BILL O'REILLY (GUEST): Well, neither do I, because -- you got to be careful with this. Because you've got an unstable dictator with nuclear weapons. You've got to be careful with this. 

HANNITY: How do -- how do you be careful, Bill? We're gonna give them money. We're gonna give them tanks. We're gonna escalate. And at what point do we say, "We've got nuclear weapons too, Vladimir. If you fire at us, we'll destroy you"? 

O'REILLY: Come on. 

Clayton Morris: NATO is going to get us ALL killed with this move MikeRivero Fri, 01/27/2023 - 09:00