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Rising Tensions with Russia

Tensions with Russia by chris@kilmerco.com

References

Russia Invaded Ukraine 

  • https://www.npr.org/2022/01/29/1076193616/ukraine-russia-nato-explainer
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/belarus-jets-now-capable-of-carrying-nukes-russia-claims-on-day-finland-joins-nato/ar-AA19suN8?cvid=89af2acf5aa9467dfe9ec5775def923e&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=18
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russia-issues-new-military-threat-to-nato/ar-AA1aHfdN?cvid=118ac17334924990c4c3f3a8380e1e01&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=8

The Invasion Did Not go Well

  • https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/24/russian-forces-invade-ukraine.html
  • https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/latest-news-headlines/sanctions-against-russia-8211-a-timeline-69602559
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzvR958CYTw
  • https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/commodities/russian-oil-exports-plunge-energy-markets-europe-embargo-putin-economy-2022-12?op=1
  • https://www.reuters.com/business/rouble-stabilises-near-104-vs-dollar-ahead-cenbank-rate-meeting-2022-03-18/
  • https://youtu.be/QU0resswOds
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/russias-oil-and-gas-revenue-reportedly-tanked-in-february-as-price-caps-and-sanctions-ate-into-export-earnings/ar-AA18bySb
  • https://novayagazeta.eu/articles/2023/02/22/russias-lower-house-passes-bill-to-allow-government-to-hide-official-statistics-en-news
  • https://www.reuters.com/article/russia-auto-results-idUKL8N3525O5
  • https://youtube.com/watch?v=QU0resswOds&feature=share
  • https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/commentary/trackers-and-data-visualizations/ukraine-aid-tracker-mapping-the-wests-support-to-counter-russias-invasion/
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russia-is-running-out-of-munitions-and-has-lost-as-much-as-50-of-its-tanks-in-ukraine-senior-us-official-says/ar-AA17MDV6?cvid=d1c9031805a04a4a9174940536cf592b&ocid=winp2fptaskbar
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/more-than-100000-russian-military-casualties-ukraine-top-us-general-2022-11-10/
  • https://www.newsweek.com/every-russian-general-killed-fighting-ukraine-war-so-farfull-list-1698945
  • https://news.yahoo.com/russia-lost-more-troops-ukraine-165700113.html
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/u-s-intel-chiefs-warn-putin-is-expanding-his-nuclear-weapons-arsenal-as-the-war-in-ukraine-drags-on/ar-AA18nGhh?cvid=0f651c7f32e7430ed2170184fea32240&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=8
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russia-could-expand-draft-age-soon-this-spring-lawmaker-2023-01-12/
  • https://www.newsweek.com/russia-brain-drain-labor-shortage-men-flee-mobilization-putin-1747416
  • https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2022/05/06/nearly-4m-russians-left-russia-in-early-2022-fsb-a77603
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/putin-turns-on-oligarchs-to-shore-up-russian-economic-battlefield-woes/ar-AA15IpGG?rc=1&ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=2d4dbd8ba7c34bb184c7279ad0fc55f9
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/putin-signs-law-allowing-electronic-conscription-notices-closing-loophole-in-military-drafts/ar-AA19Snam
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russia-s-former-president-suggested-firing-a-hypersonic-missile-at-the-hague-after-putin-s-icc-arrest-warrant-look-carefully-into-the-sky/ar-AA18QXZ8?cvid=b81b90acbfd84b03a3c92338c91d0016&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=5
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/putin-ally-threatens-germany-with-nuclear-strike-our-assets-will-fly-to-hit-chancellor-s-office/ar-AA190OvT?cvid=f2f00c32036d4f2d856136eb0b23a24c&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=4 
  • https://youtu.be/k7S9wnKHbiI
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/russian-inflation-is-raging-at-60-not-the-reported-3-6-thanks-to-the-ruble-s-freefall-top-economist-steve-hanke-says/ar-AA1egyg4?cvid=8bbbb44c90de49578dacf0f7249e3fd2&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=32
  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/08/30/russia-ruble-drop-prices-rising/
  • https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-64992727
  • https://www.npr.org/2023/05/31/1176769042/russia-economy-brain-drain-oil-prices-flee-ukraine-invasion
  • https://abcnews.go.com/International/russia-suffered-loss-extraordinary-number-generals/story?id=84545931
  • https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/us-intel-helped-ukraine-sink-russian-flagship-moskva-officials-say-rcna27559

NATO Gave Increasingly Powerful Weapons to Ukraine

  • Intel on Russian forces - https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/us-intel-helped-ukraine-protect-air-defenses-shoot-russian-plane-carry-rcna26015
  • Short range missile systems - https://www.voanews.com/a/nato-summit-what-new-weapons-have-been-pledged-to-ukraine-/6640386.html
  • Heavy tanks - https://time.com/6266504/ukraine-challenger-leopard-tanks/
  • Fighter jets - https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/poland-plans-grant-ukraines-request-fighter-jets-97906200
  • Fighter jets - https://www.cnn.com/2023/05/18/politics/us-allies-f-16-jets-ukraine/index.html
  • Tank shells with depleted uranium - https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/uranium-based-ammo-uk-send-ukraine-98063387
  • Long range cruise missiles - https://www.cnn.com/2023/05/11/politics/uk-storm-shadow-cruise-missiles-ukraine/index.html
  • Drones - https://www.politico.com/news/2022/08/19/u-s-weapons-package-aid-russia-00052871
  • Timeline - https://www.firstpost.com/explainers/from-pistols-to-cruise-missiles-how-western-weaponry-supplied-to-ukraine-has-evolved-during-the-war-12601092.html
  • https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-set-send-cluster-bombs-020400573.html
  • https://edition.cnn.com/europe/live-news/russia-ukraine-war-news-07-10-23/h_fbb073e389b569a259fb1643573d1c59
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/kremlin-threatens-with-consequences-after-france-s-decision-to-provide-long-range-missiles-to-ukraine/ar-AA1dIgvQ?cvid=79ff32fc474b4599aff826fc0d0f61ad&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=14
  • https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2023/jul/13/russia-says-f-16-deal-ukraine-amounts-nuclear-thre/
  • https://news.yahoo.com/transfer-f-16s-ukraine-considered-095700912.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9kdWNrZHVja2dvLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAACqzi1yeDwMCJQLowBZEwvQEnb8s2Q7X7FrBNgbbNZTLDB9UTG5xA3xKHUOt6oAudqdWbUvKL-YmosKo3lX_LEQCvUFRCGE1UCzNMuJx_UTX387AY06g4t6aJkmjvQtvFCejxUwPr6uv2U8JHaN32MctpqMu1sxWdlazyHyDsqV_
  • https://news.yahoo.com/germany-parliament-agrees-transfer-taurus-160400624.html
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/france-delivers-first-batch-of-scalp-long-range-missiles-to-ukraine-says-ambassador/ar-AA1fC6Wd?cvid=60ea19fb864941b19449271fe488acbe&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=46
  • https://youtu.be/Rp3RrXGSsJ4
  • https://youtu.be/UmoLiQQ5vEE
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ukraine-russia-war-live-atacms-missiles-fired-for-first-time-at-russian-helicopters/ar-AA1ikwxz?cvid=fcf166e02a974b5aa58e57d1e15c258f&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=16
  • https://www.thedefensepost.com/2023/12/18/us-access-military-bases-finland/

Energy sabotage across the globe

  • https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/russia-set-mothball-damaged-nord-stream-gas-pipelines-sources-2023-03-03/
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/us/prize-winning-reporter-seymour-hersh-no-stranger-controversy-2023-02-09/
  • https://seymourhersh.substack.com/p/how-america-took-out-the-nord-stream
  • https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/3/15/putin-calls-ukraine-role-in-nord-stream-blasts-sheer-nonsense
  • https://nypost.com/2023/02/08/seymour-hersh-claims-us-navy-behind-nord-stream-2-pipeline-explosion/
  • https://thehill.com/homenews/ap/ap-international/ap-russia-calls-un-meeting-on-nord-stream-pipelines-sabotage/
  • https://youtu.be/PrY4xWkwwgo
  • https://youtu.be/PrY4xWkwwgo
  • https://youtu.be/SrQT61-Un-A
  • https://alaskapublic.org/2023/06/12/cut-cable-causes-weeks-long-north-slope-northwest-alaska-internet-and-cellphone-outages/
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russias-medvedev-says-moscow-now-has-free-hand-destroy-enemies-undersea-2023-06-14/
  • https://www.wsj.com/world/europe/sweden-says-second-undersea-cable-damaged-in-baltic-sea-d9f21fea

Poland & Belarus Became Flashpoints

  • https://fas.org/publication/kaliningrad/
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/belarus-leader-says-his-warplanes-have-been-modified-carry-nuclear-weapons-2022-08-26/
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ukraine-situation-report-russia-training-belarus-pilots-to-fly-jets-with-special-warheads/ar-AA15sN5V?ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=7a083745cbd34f2c9f9aa3e76b48b202
  • https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/oct/05/poland-us-nuclear-wars-russia-putin-ukraine
  • https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/poland-chooses-us-build-nuclear-power-plant-92343151
  • https://www.cfr.org/in-brief/nuclear-weapons-europe-mapping-us-and-russian-deployments
  • https://www.army.mil/article/265027/army_establishes_permanent_garrison_in_poland
  • https://www.europeafrica.army.mil/Garrisons/
  • https://installations.militaryonesource.mil/in-depth-overview/united-states-army-garrison-benelux-schinnen
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/it-changes-nothing-russia-deployed-nukes-in-belarus-as-copycat-move-of-us-deployment-in-allied-states/ar-AA1bNB2z
  • https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/russia-belarus-sign-document-tactical-nuclear-weapon-deployment-belarus-2023-05-25/
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/belarus-dictator-lukashenko-says-he-will-not-hesitate-to-use-russia-s-tactical-nuclear-weapons/ar-AA1curxQ?cvid=ce1da2a4317d452de1a6033235bac475&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=10
  • https://youtu.be/2hPauRQwP_c
  • https://youtu.be/8ge0qbdWfF4
  • https://youtu.be/THY2GdWmHag
  • https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/poland-to-move-soldiers-to-east-of-country-due-to-wagner-risks/ar-AA1e9zg4
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e-VQNvewsQ&feature=youtu.be
  • https://youtu.be/xSULe1eDfh0
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-citizens-in-belarus-told-to-depart-immediately/ar-AA1fAk7F
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/putin-s-war-is-headed-for-a-terrifying-escalation/ar-AA18KzO3?cvid=b5d9ca5bb6c54f5eb76ff8ff86b1a60b&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=8
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/slovakia-will-send-entire-fleet-of-mig-29-jets-to-ukraine/ar-AA18KsbI?cvid=929023a44557400aafa8d674f70a4ac8&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=20
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/with-us-intelligence-nato-discuss-russian-intent-near-ukraine-2021-11-30/
  • https://www.bbc.com/news/world-62512681
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOkl2XgZlw0&t=74s
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/first-polish-mig-29-fighter-jets-arrive-in-ukraine/vi-AA19sOG5?cvid=4d5116a232124c96f03a27cc5cc9b4c7&ocid=winp2fptaskbarhover&ei=4
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/polish-ambassador-to-france-poland-will-be-forced-to-enter-war-if-ukraine-fails-to-defend-itself/ar-AA18Phxv?cvid=90aca625e58d43fbb88c76d89b806eb0&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=5
  • https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_110496.htm
  • https://news.yahoo.com/nato-considering-deployment-300-000-024600132.html
  • https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-65077687
  • https://news.yahoo.com/lukashenko-states-nato-plans-invade-090530496.html
  • https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/ukraine-russia-war-latest-putin-102903876.html
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/belarus-jets-now-capable-of-carrying-nukes-russia-claims-on-day-finland-joins-nato/ar-AA19suN8?cvid=89af2acf5aa9467dfe9ec5775def923e&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=18
  • https://www.easternherald.com/2023/03/01/the-united-states-has-deployed-a-doomsday-plane-in-europe/
  • https://www.livescience.com/doomsday-plane-russia-nuclear-alert
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/russia-vows-retaliation-after-poland-seizes-embassy-school/ar-AA1ay6eJ
  • https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/28/science/ukraine-nuclear-radiation-sensors.html
  • https://news.yahoo.com/russians-storing-explosives-zaporizhzhia-nuclear-210204003.html
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/nato-forges-secret-plans-against-russia-we-are-ready-to-fight-tonight/ar-AA1bmMUj?cvid=03613496b0ae46cfd8deebbe7e03637b&ocid=winp2fptaskbarhover&ei=15
  • https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-68129189?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-nukes-reportedly-on-the-move-will-be-stationed-at-forward-position-in-uk-as-threat-increases/ar-BB1hrcHj?cvid=ea9654204ff54c3ef8c45349dc8b9807&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=8&sc=shoreline

A Nuclear Power Plant was Targeted in Ukraine

  • https://youtu.be/ADgqbB-QZCo
  • https://youtu.be/RKDWgBuVvQQ
  • https://youtu.be/WtaWYwfKK_k
  • https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/zaporizhzhia-nuclear-disaster-fears-grow-091805611.html
  • https://www.newsweek.com/hot-shutdown-zaporizhzhia-nuclear-plant-ukraine-radiation-fears-1815091

Ukraine Became a Nuclear Hotbed

  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/putin-issues-depleted-uranium-warning-to-west-isw/ar-AA18W2rr?cvid=c3101872c04640f594f3c011d8bbfca5&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=6
  • https://news.yahoo.com/minister-uk-sent-thousands-rounds-033606122.html
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/the-us-is-sending-depleted-uranium-ammo-to-ukraine-capable-of-piercing-russian-tank-armour-report-says/ar-AA1curRU?cvid=c2c29ea7ac6e4b14d128ec7e83c3dd3d&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=8
  • https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ukraine-latest-kyiv-demands-unsc-130535275.html
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-nuclear-bombers-and-russian-fighter-jet-in-tense-stand-off/ss-AA18Twzn?cvid=03329eef90764bdff07909494141e982&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=25
  • https://www.politico.com/news/2023/02/15/blinken-crimea-ukraine-putin-00083149
  • https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/28/science/ukraine-nuclear-radiation-sensors.html
  • https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-65515443

Are Nuclear Sites in Russia Being Targeted? 

  • https://tass.com/politics/1644445
  • https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1789421/vladimir-putin-dmitry-medvedev-ww3-nuclear-plants
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russia-under-attack-key-city-bombed-near-nuclear-facility-targeted-by-wagner/ar-AA1dQWps
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/one-killed-accident-russian-uranium-plant-ria-2023-07-14/
  • https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russia-says-west-is-sponsoring-nuclear-terrorism-after-ukrainian-drone-strike-2023-07-14/
  • https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/09/12/ukraine-russia-war-news-putin-kim-jong-un-crimea-live/

War Reached Russia's Capital 

  • https://youtu.be/rn7VWpsa8z4
  • https://youtu.be/E31a90NUqPE
  • https://youtu.be/Xkbk8X5pYUU
  • https://youtu.be/eMhxpSm8-7c
  • https://youtu.be/iM8JXwTlTy0
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0wrQP5RNJw
  • https://youtu.be/_JB7tm6Bq80
  • https://youtu.be/pJYurtTt0IE
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98WILO2Q5HE
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/saboteurs-claim-major-victory-after-bomb-strike-where-putin-keeps-doomsday-plane/ar-AA1gZyAk?cvid=c5692230f77c47b9c4c2b1c833e47690&ocid=winp2fptaskbar&ei=19


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