Thought for the day

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.

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
Col. Douglas Macgregor: Ukraine/Russia War Update MikeRivero Fri, 01/27/2023 - 08:40

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday that NATO states sending weapons to Ukraine was “perceived as direct involvement in the conflict” by Moscow, rather than being separate from it.

In a post on his Truth Social platform on Thursday, former US President Donald Trump called on US President Joe Biden to end “this crazy war” in Ukraine before it leads to the use of nuclear weapons.

“First come the tanks, then come the nukes. Get this crazy war ended, now. So easy to do,” Trump said.

NATO countries are not in danger of being attacked by Russia, US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a regular press briefing, Kirby was asked whether the US-led military alliance has enough troops to repel a possible Russian strike on its eastern flank in case of a major escalation in the Ukraine conflict.

Russia Rolls Out Combat Robot to 'Detect and Destroy' Leopard 2, Abrams Tanks Sent to Ukraine MikeRivero Fri, 01/27/2023 - 08:37

On Wednesday, Washington and Berlin announced they were ready to provide Kiev with M1 Abrams and Leopard 2 tanks in the coming months. The decisions came as Russia continues its special military operation in Ukraine.

More than 10,000 Ukrainian servicemen who were redeployed from the Zaporozhye frontline to Donbass to ward off the advancing Russian forces near Soledar were killed during the battle for the city, Vladimir Rogov, chairman of the We Are Together with Russia movement, told TASS on Thursday.

"By early or mid-December, the Ukrainian army amassed 30,000 people on the Zaporozhye line of combat engagement," he noted.

According to the politician, the bulk of them were eliminated near Soledar and in the city itself. "More than 10,000 Ukrainian militants," he specified.