"The 1980's are calling to ask for their foreign policy back."

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  1. Ancalagon

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    Three masked gunmen attacked a concert hall in Moscow, killing at least 12.

    The building is now burning.

    https://x.com/thenewsspark/status/1771232627057389589

    Two weeks ago the US embassy put out a warning of a potential terrorist attack and told US citizens to avoid large crowds.
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    All the doomsdayers in the US (like UA) who want American society to collapse, Ukraine, Gaza, and Haiti are what it looks like.
    Whenever you hear a new horror story out of these places, remember UA, and then remember your disgust when the trans threads get bumped, and he does his "for the children" routine.

    "Myehh, don't drag that shit in here! Myeeh!! :weep:".
    It connects.
    Everything connects.
    The universe is a quantum matrix.
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  4. Demiurge

    Demiurge Goodbye and Hello, as always.

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    The US warning also explicitly mentioned concerts as a potential target.

    Death total is up to at least 40 - one new org is reporting 150, though hard to know for sure. At least five trained gunmen.

    The last time something like this happened in Russia, it turned out it was an FSB false flag operation ordered by Putin for justification to invade Georgia.
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    Demiurge Goodbye and Hello, as always.

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    Regardless of who did it, looks like they are prepping the scene for blaming Ukrainians.

    First official comment from Medvedev:


    “Terrorists only understand retaliatory terror. No courts or investigations will help if force is not met with force, and deaths with the total execution of terrorists and repression against their families. This is the world’s experience.

    If it is established that these are terrorists of the Kyiv regime, it is impossible to deal with them and their ideological inspirers in any other way. All of them must be found and mercilessly destroyed as terrorists. Including the official representatives of the state that committed such an atrocity."
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    CNN says ISIS is claiming responsibility.
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    That would be a touchy problem for Vlad & co.
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    I question why they'd put 'Crocus City Hall' in Latin instead of Cyrillic letters on top of the building.
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    Everyone does English labeling these days, even random residential complexes in China.
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    Apparently. I'd expect this in India, but less so for Russia or China.
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    I don't want the US to "collapse," you lying shitbag. I do believe a drastic deterioration of convenience and quality of life is inevitable, and that people who live in reality should prepare.

    That means you are excused.
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    Sounds like an article of faith to me.

    Given that you suck donkey balls at economic projection, human psychology, history above a junior high school level, and any other forecasting tool you'd need to determine such a thing.
    And that the people you trust to bestow wisdom upon your little cranium are chucklefucks.
    Which goes back to your lackluster psychology skills.
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    Sure, skippy. I bow to the insights afforded you by your superior worldly experience.
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    I did some welding in HS metal shop. Otherwise I would have voted for Trump. Phew, that was close.
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    So Russian State Media has gone full throttle on this being a Ukrainian attack but unfortunately creating a thugocracy means you end up with a bunch of thugs.

    The kind that that post videos online of them ‘interrogating’ one of the suspects who it is clear isn’t Ukrainian but dual Tajikistani/Russian citizen (warning don’t watch unless you are willing to see the lower half of a man’s ear cut off and forced down his throat).

    https://t.me/Crimeanwind/56065

    Still shot from a less graphic part of the video.

    IMG_1191.png

    Hey, but at least they patched him up after! Or at least wrapped some kinda Crimean War era bandage/scarf around his head.
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    Al-Amaq, a Media Outlet linked to ISIS has released several Minutes of Footage which was Filmed by the 4 Tajik Terrorists during last night’s Terrorist Attack on the Crocus Concert Hall in the Russian Capital of Moscow; due to the Graphic Nature of the Footage I will not be able to Post a Majority of it on X, however in the Video you can see several Individuals being Point-Blank Shot by the Terrorists as well as at least 1 of the Victims having their Throat Slit all while they continue to Shout, “Allahu Akbar” and Extremist Islamic Quotes regarding Christians.

    https://x.com/sentdefender/status/1771665904868237690?s=46&t=t4SjKAdDfFIcJ6SvqCRv6A

    Full videos can be found on Telegram.

    Putin trying to say this came from Ukraine is laughable.

    But he has to try because otherwise he is forced to decide between actually responding in force to the terrorists ISIS-K (Khorasan Provice - their term for Central Asia) and ISIS-C/Vilayat Kavkaz (Caucasus Provice) OR continue to pursue his grinding ethnic cleansing of Ukraine.

    He doesn’t have the manpower to do both. But he can’t leave Ukraine. So he has to blame them, hope the people go along and hope ISIS which has been emboldened by Russia pulling troops from the region to send to Ukraine will just… go away.

    Good luck Vlad.
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    Probably have to go back in time and deflect Chicxulub :unsure:
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    Feudalism is well known in poli-econ circles to have one of the lowest Gini coefficients of any system of political economy.

    Serfdom being all egalitarian and shit.
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    The death count in the Crocus Hall shootings is up to 137.

    Ukrainian drones continue their attacks inside Russia, have defeated the landing capability of the Black Sea fleet, and are routinely hitting targets 500+ miles away from the front. They have turned their attacks on Russian oil production, and by some estimates have lowered productivity by 12% already. The Biden administration has asked the Ukrainians not to hit oil producers until after the election, but to this point Ukraine has ignored them.

    The sinking over virtually all the landsing ships of the Black Sea fleet could have a big impact later on. It's clear that Ukraine still wants to isolate Crimea, and right now and for the foreseeable future Russia doesn't appear to have much capacity to provision the 2.4 million people who live there.
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    Obviously we could do A LOT more but Taurus was literally built for taking out shit like the Kerch Bridge and could be launched from the Ukrainian’s existing platforms. The Krauts continuing to hold them back after the Brits and Frogs have sent Storm Shadows/SCALPs is extremely frustrating.

    Not as frustrating as the supposed ‘Arsenal of Democracy’ not giving away our surpluses or spending the money to update our own industrial capacity but still frustrating nonetheless.
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