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Russia's offensive could still come through Belarus, retired military general predicts

  • Published on Jun 5, 2023 veröffentlicht
  • "There's still the possibility of an offensive coming from the north through Belarus."
    Major General Tim Cross is 'sceptical' about claims that 97% of Russia's military is already in Ukraine.
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Comments • 351

  • Art
    Art 3 months ago +127

    The strategy shouldn’t be “keep Ukraine from losing”, it should be “help Ukraine win”.

    • kieyrofl
      kieyrofl 3 months ago +17

      The most important thing isn't a Ukraine Victory, the priority should be the utter collapse of the Russian federation, Balkanization or Russian territory and the removal of Russian influence on world politics.
      That's the only way to ensure they can't do this again, even though the people of Russia will suffer, that's a price i'm willing to pay.

  • Chunky
    Chunky 3 months ago +66

    I agree that he says the Ukrainians will be tired, but they are fighting for their country and their freedom. It makes a big difference.

    • De Armas
      De Armas 3 months ago +9

      Ukranian troops have better moral than the Russians. They are better fed, clothed, and equipped. And they are better armed and supported.
      I agree. There is no reason YET to be concerned with exhaustion on the Ukranian side. Even for the civilians that are suffering at the hands of war crime missle attacks

    • К K
      К K 3 months ago +3

      You try fighting nonstop for a year straight. Trust me, you wouldn't care about your country at that point. All you would want to do is get back to your family.

    • Gil H
      Gil H 3 months ago +7

      @К K that mindset would have been great fun in 1939.

  • Ashley Carrier
    Ashley Carrier 3 months ago +62

    I think we are seeing the Russian "offensive" right now. It is just so poorly and indifferently executed that we can't bring ourselves to believe it.

    • John Damon Walls
      John Damon Walls 3 months ago +16

      I agree. They’re incompetent.

    • Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf.
      Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf. 3 months ago +8

      Ivan: Hi mother I'm about to go into battle. If you've not heard from me in the next 24hrs "Enjoy your free Lada".

    • Ashley Carrier
      Ashley Carrier 3 months ago +16

      @Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf. Those Russian POW phone calls to Mom and Dad are hard to listen to. Serious dysfunctional family stuff there. If I were a captured Russian, I'd beg not to be sent back.

  • Michael Mazowiecki
    Michael Mazowiecki 3 months ago +16

    An offensive south from Belarus into Ukraine is always difficult as the Prypet marshes lay practically along the entire length of the Belarusian/Ukrainian border except at the Eastern end , which was used a year ago. There are few routes across those marshes which are virtually impassable to heavy armored forces. All of that is to Ukraine's advantage. However, Russians can and do carry out missile attacks from within Belarus and use the latter to rebuild their depleted forces.

    • Rup Pollock
      Rup Pollock 3 months ago

      Thanks for that didn't know about marshes .

    • Maxawe Some
      Maxawe Some 3 months ago +1

      You realize that the entire area is heavily mined by now.
      Artillery units have pre-assigned target areas.
      It would be suicidal to attack from that direction. That will make it fun to watch.

    • Michael Mazowiecki
      Michael Mazowiecki 3 months ago

      @Maxawe Some no need to mine the marshes as they are near impassable to heavy vehicles except during extreme winter and even then. They are over 500km long and upto 200km wide. Only a few roads on causeways go thru them so very easy to block. The marshes extend westwards into Polish (Nato) territory. They can only be passed at their eastern end as happened a year ago.

  • jpa5038
    jpa5038 3 months ago +9

    Ukraine has 2.7 million fighting age men inside Ukraine to draw from if it needs soldiers, it has thus far relied on volunteers. There are approximately 60k Ukrainian troops who have been receiving specialty/combat training in the West set to return home in a matter of weeks. These include Ukrainian tank crews training on Leopard IIs and Challenger 2s. The Bradley infantry fighting vehicle will be on the battlefield in a matter of days if not today. NATO is ramping up its artillery rounds and ammunition production.
    Ukraine is getting the things it needs to effectively deal with Russia's zombie style human wave attacks. This Russian offensive already looks like it is stalled. The numerous attacks on Vuhledar and Bakhmut have been disastrous. If the Russian military is probing for weakness, it has yet to find any. And there is zero indication that any new wave of mobiks/fresh conscripts will be anymore effective on the battlefield than any other part of the Russian military up to this time.

    • Willie Wonka
      Willie Wonka 3 months ago +3

      As the fields begin to dry, Ukraine will be rolling out the offensive armor, missiles, and new NATO trained troops. Things will begin to happen in late April and May.

  • TheStewart46
    TheStewart46 3 months ago +12

    Ukrainian troop morale always seems high when we see them on film and, unlike the Russians, their units are being rotated. Time and time again western experts underestimate them. I still believe that they will surprise us with further victories over the Russians. In the end though, it will be up to Ukraine whether it continues to fight or chooses to negotiate with an enemy who has never previously honoured an agreement.

  • njgrplr2007
    njgrplr2007 3 months ago +9

    NATO can help Ukraine by massing Troops on Russia's border thereby forcing Russia to pull resources out of Ukraine to counter a potential invasion.

    • Thedaus
      Thedaus 3 months ago +1

      I have been saying that since before 24feb 2022

  • jpavlvs
    jpavlvs 3 months ago +14

    I doubt Russia's capacity to build and equip another army. Moscow couldn't do it without help from the US and UK in WWII. The can't do it alone.

  • Van Rozay
    Van Rozay 3 months ago +7

    I believe the West, and Ukraine, should settle for no less than routing the Russians from all their territory, including Crimea. Anything less gives Putin cover, allows for later incursions. As for negotiated settlement: how about proposing the break-up of Russia as a political unit, then "letting" it remain as a unit

    • Costa Margarida
      Costa Margarida 3 months ago

      Why putin should accept that if he can wipe out half of ukraine in one second and ukraine can not do nothing about that.

    • Keith
      Keith 3 months ago

      @Costa Margarida Lets get the facts straight Putin decided to invade Ukraine, no one is attacking Russia, Ukraine is defending itself in its own country, Putin needs to get his army out of Ukraine then we can have peace, no one forced putin to invade Ukraine that was his own miscalculated decision.

  • blah blah
    blah blah 3 months ago +3

    With all due respect his comment that 'this is not going to be resolved quickly and that we are in for a long haul' is precisely the Western attitude problem facing Ukraine. Providing arms in dribs and drabs and saying No to certain weapons only to change their mind later on, this is ensuring Ukraine has enough to not lose, but not enough to win. I think some military and political types actually want this war to drag on, despite Ukrainian suffering, because they want to weaken Russia miitarily so much that Russia cannot threaten their countries for a very long time. Ukraine does not need to defeat Russia. it just needs to push the Russian army out of the occupied areas. And even Crimea does not need to be invaded, just made untenable for the Russians to stay there. Ukraine does need to get as far as Melitopol in my opinion so it can hit the Kersch Bridge with Himars.

  • myko freder
    myko freder 3 months ago +10

    If 90% of the Russian army is in Ukraine on this pathetic offensive. So, 10% mostly conscripts in training with left over equipment will go down mined roads entering Ukraine from Belarus with fortified defensive positions at the end of the mine field. They are worried about 90% of the army being ineffective because it indicates the Russian army as a whole is ineffective against a Ukraine army that will be a lot more effective by the end of summer.

    • Bill Gibbard
      Bill Gibbard 3 months ago

      A huge "If." What "if" 10% of the Russian army is in Ukraine, and 90% of the Russian army is elsewhere? Absurdity works both ways.

  • James Chamberlain
    James Chamberlain 3 months ago +4

    It's nice to hear some honesty amongst all the BS

  • Johnny Walker
    Johnny Walker 3 months ago +9

    #1 RULE = "Never Under Estimate the Enemy" !

  • The Straight Road
    The Straight Road 3 months ago +8

    If only US politicians “used their words carefully.” Rhetoric can be dangerous and shows the recklessness of the speaker. I’ve always admired the British facility of understatement, since it makes their stronger statements so attention-getting. In understatement, one is listening to the silent thunder of what is left unsaid. It’s brilliant.

    • Hereward
      Hereward 3 months ago +1

      That's a perceptive observation articulately expressed. The British use of "Sorry" is similar in that it is intended to flush out the 'enemy's' disposition. The British will often say "Sorry" to each other even though neither party is at fault. Any breach of this pacific disposition could result in a pithy response or even a twitch of the upper lip. It's all politesse. We're still a bunch of war-fighting drunken pirates at heart!

    • The Straight Road
      The Straight Road 3 months ago

      @Hereward Thank you for your delightful response! Ever since I learned to read I’ve treasure English literature in all its forms from poetry to novels to plays to mysteries and film. I know there’s so much more to know and enjoy about the eloquence of British expression.

  • TikiShootah
    TikiShootah 3 months ago +3

    What kind of General sees a nation defending its self. Then proclaims they'll eventually get tired? What?!

    • rc198028
      rc198028 3 months ago

      An experienced and knowledgable one who understands the physical and mental stress of combat on soldiers.

  • paul young
    paul young 3 months ago +6

    Hold firm General, we don't want you loosing your nerve now.

  • Graeme SYDNEY
    Graeme SYDNEY 3 months ago +9

    Any negotiations is a compromise, not a win. Real soldiers play to win, play for keeps.

    • Bill Gibbard
      Bill Gibbard 3 months ago

      Real politicians play to be there after the dust settles on the dead.

  • Bill Gibbard
    Bill Gibbard 3 months ago +1

    Ukraine winning in stunning style is not the point right now. Ukraine not losing the war must be the focus for the moment. Improving Ukraine's ability to not lose, not only ensures that Ukraine will not lose, but that Ukraine will be able to take ground and hold it in the months ahead.

  • Yolis Urich
    Yolis Urich 3 months ago +2

    I think if you throw in some serious air support the Russians will panic. I think those russians on the front are at a breaking point. If you throw in some a-10 thunderbolts, they will break. They haven't felt some serious pressure like that yet.

  • Andrew Hurrell
    Andrew Hurrell 3 months ago +6

    04:05 " the Russians come to the negotiating table . . ." What does he mean by this? I thought the idea was that the Russians withdraw their forces from Ukraine. What's negotiable about that?

    • Billy Ponsonby
      Billy Ponsonby 3 months ago +1

      He has no information or idea beyond what he read in the telegraph and spectator this morning before his afternoon nap.

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +1


  • moxie591
    moxie591 3 months ago +5

    Don't really think huge ground offensive likely. More worrisome is the buildup of air power in Belarus, after air exercises just finished, just before Feb 21 meeting of Lukashenko & Putin. Some say plans for massive airstrike campaign across Ukraine akin to Feb 24, starting on war anniversary. Esp with missiles Kyiv can't shoot down, like anti ship & anti aircraft missiles used. Also 2 new airbases in Russian territory spotted on satellite with buildup of air assets outside Kharkiv region. All these various frontline attacks could be just to wear UA and its supplies down ahead of all out missile attacks across Ukraine to try to level it, as Russia can't win on battlefield. Terrible prospect. Understand we have to be realistic, but much to be said for Ukraine's morale, tactics, progress without truly needed weapons, even if tired. Russian troops tired too, have no reason to fight, suffering great casualties and far lower morale. Russian leaders pushed to take territory, whether a good decision or not. Weather, slow weapons delivery have hurt UA momentum.
    Never heard this guest before. Certainly a ray of sunshine, isn't he. Bad enough west too slow making decisions, sending weapons, limiting where can be used, and denying weapons that could actually produce far greater battlefield results. But saying weapons not likely to be even provided at all is quite low. I thought UK all in on winning, and envied their leadership. As an American, I've lamented my President as too timid, won't use word win (just "not lose", big difference), too fearful of escalation or strikes into Russian territory. Promising long range bombs that can't be delivered for 9 mo, despite planning to do it for mo. All these pro Ukraine sentiments and words don't mean a thing if we let Russia win. It certainly won't be cause Ukraine's not sacrificed or bled enough, or can't win with needed weapons. I truly hope this guest isn't indicative of UK policy under new PM. I don't sense same UK commitment. And when UK acted & pushed US, things happened.
    If Ukraine falls, world will deserve consequences it gets. Ukraine, a powerful brave nation of warriors, destroyed, tortured, forced to fight for Russia, enslaved and imprisoned, survivors locked in endless guerrilla warfare in heart of Europe. It's vast resources given to Russia. Nuclear Russia on Poland's border; Moldova falls next; NATO unity will crumble, and world's inhumanity will have to live with lives of Ukrainians lost, war crimes unpunished, genocide unstopped, Russia once again outplaying west. Cause free world holds back. Talks, but can't act faster than Russia. Not a world I want to live in. Slava Ukraini! 🇺🇦🇺🇸

    • Tim Smith
      Tim Smith 3 months ago +1

      NATO's position is similar to the position of the USA between July 1940 and September 1941. Willing to send weapons and supplies, but not willing to get involved in fighting the fascist enemy.

    • James Doyle
      James Doyle 3 months ago

      Your analysis seems very well reasoned. Your description of a Russian victory is exactly the same dark age that I would envision from the Slavic taliban.

  • Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf.

    Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich : I gave you my only son and you gave me a fur coat.
    Dear Olga : That fur coat is your only son.

    • Sasha
      Sasha 3 months ago +11

      And they made them give the fur coats back after the photoshoot. that nation & its people are hopeless

    • Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf.
      Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf. 3 months ago +6

      @Sasha Olga : BLYAT. I swapped him for a toilet bowl.

  • Alan Moors
    Alan Moors 3 months ago +7

    I do wonder if Belarus joined in the war, whether that would cross a line for NATO ? 🤔

    • The ANT
      The ANT 3 months ago +4

      NATO is too indecisive, it would be Poland who's line that may cross.

    • dragonade85
      dragonade85 3 months ago +6

      Probably not, but I imagine Ukraine would be much less reticent about attacking into Belarus than Russia. That in turn could trigger protest against Lukashenko and bring his regime down. Putin could end up with two hostile countries on his western border instead of one, both supported by Nato and the west.

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +3

      No, NATO is a defensive alliance and Belarus is no member.

    • Alan Moors
      Alan Moors 3 months ago +2

      @Peter Flohr I know it isn't in NATO. I just meant that if two countries invaded Ukraine would that be enough to initiate a response from the west.

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +3

      @Alan Moors There is a response if even one country invades: sanctions, weapons, satellite info, training soldiers, financial aid, housing refugees...

  • Jose Luis
    Jose Luis 3 months ago

    The big question is what is Lukashenko going to do. If he enters the war with his army it will be a problem, even if it accelerates his own end

  • Tim Lee
    Tim Lee 3 months ago +3

    Conventional wisdom from “military experts” has been wrong more than right for the last year. My predictions, for what they’re worth, are that Ukraine will take back the boundaries to pre 2014 levels before the coming fall.

    • The Don
      The Don 3 months ago


    • Andrew Wright
      Andrew Wright 3 months ago

      Agreed they will head south and pummel Crimea first as this is the key .

    • Tim Lee
      Tim Lee 3 months ago

      @Andrew Wright Lots of Russians left Crimea after the bridge attack, more will leave when the bridge is blown up

  • Willie Wonka
    Willie Wonka 3 months ago +1

    Simply look at the massive losses Russia accepted during WWII. There does not seem to be a will among the Russian population to oppose the regime, or the war at this time. One difference between this conflict and WWII is allied resources are backing Ukraine, and Russia is simply slogging along alone. To me, it will take an economic strangling of Russia and its military resources so the country or the regime is near collapse. Only negotiations will end this conflict. Hopefully, that will occur after all Russians have left the internationally recognized boundaries of Ukraine.

  • Leonard Gibney
    Leonard Gibney 3 months ago +2

    This conflict could engulf all of us yet.

    • Markus B
      Markus B 3 months ago

      How ,they can hardly hold a small percentage of Ukraine

  • AbyssOfDarkness
    AbyssOfDarkness 3 months ago

    Heroes + Palantir = Victory.

  • girl in a gale
    girl in a gale 3 months ago +1

    Belarus are so fair saying they won't hit Ukraine unless Ukraine hits them, but Belarus let Z amass in their territory so to counter Z there must be Ukraine strikes against Z logistics in Belarus.

  • chris 889
    chris 889 3 months ago +1

    Wouldn’t surprise me if Pootin and his sidekick Luka fake an attack on Belarus and use it to get Belarus into the war 🤔🤔

  • Mike Sokoloff
    Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago +1

    Трезво мыслящий генерал, ни прибавить ни отнять.

  • Sidecar 771
    Sidecar 771 3 months ago +13

    The Pentagon knows exactly where the Russian forces are.

    • Mike Sokoloff
      Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago +1

      А где Посейдон сейчас, Пентагон знает? А подводные лодки?

    • Tim Smith
      Tim Smith 3 months ago +1

      @Mike Sokoloff : NATO has systems to detect Russian submarines. And Western subs are very good at tracking noisy Russian subs without being detected. Russian submarine technology hasn't advanced as far as Western sub technology since 1992.

  • Shawn Winters
    Shawn Winters 3 months ago +2

    Watched a video couple of days ago 2/16/23, they said they were taking out all the bridges and entryways from Belarus territory. I'm sure you can search and find it. :)

  • peter
    peter 3 months ago +12

    i think polen will go in if Belraus goes in im dead sure of it

    • tonupharry
      tonupharry 3 months ago +5

      Missile strikes against command and control inside Belarus would be more sensible

    • Johan Selander
      Johan Selander 3 months ago +7

      I think so too. If this doesn't go the right way Poland might intervine no mather what the other Nato countries think. They don't want any risk of living under Russian occupation ever again!

    • Bas Bouwman
      Bas Bouwman 3 months ago +4

      Duda has some rabbits in his hat. You might be right. Besides, Poland and Russia, no love there.

    • Johan Selander
      Johan Selander 3 months ago +6

      They ordered 500 Himars but the US could not deliver that amount in time so they placed that order to the Koreans instead, They have ordered 1000 K2 MBT from also Korea and they are building the factory in Poland to produce those tanks there.
      Last week the US spending on Ukrain was upp to a total of 100 biljon dollars. Polen alone have placed arms orders to the US for 25 biljon dollars!!! They also want 96 Apaches but those are not includet i that pricetag.
      To al American that complaine over tax spendings comming from this war. Your country will most likely come out on top regarding economics. One country alone 'Poland' has ordered equipment for 1/4 of al your spending on Ukrain so far, and then add 96 Apaches on top of that. An estimate from an America in economics was that the incoming orders from abroad will positively effect more than 1miljon people in the defence industy and they will need to hire more workers.
      You can like or not like the whole arms industri for warious reasons but US is getting a deal that no one could have imagine:Beating their main adversary for the last 80 year with out spillning a singel drop of their own soldiers blood, to a level that Russia will no longer posess a threat. Saving democracy in the world, the right reason, not like in Vietnam, Irak or Afghanistan. Giving and selling equipment that were waiting for decomission, recycling and you don't have to pay for scrapping!
      The only thing that could top this from a democratic perspective would be if Xi Jinping walked up to Pentagon or the White House and asked if US could help him turne China in to a non agressive democracy cous he totaly is feed up with dictatorship and want one peace and love in the world. This might be a bit to much to hope for but it's possibility to support Ukraine in a way that they retake al ther territory and in the same run demilitarize Russia.

  • richard simms
    richard simms 3 months ago +3

    It is a real disappointment that the Ukrainians will be fighting for at least 6-12 more months.
    A quicker pushback of Russia should mean less deaths on both sides.
    Can the Americans provide that power ASAP to finally allow the Russians to be kicked out completely ??
    RS. Canada

  • Rui
    Rui 3 months ago +5

    Russian War Manoeuvres with their allies South Africa & China off the Southern Coast of S.A....may God understand and forgive South Africa

  • Hal Mycroft
    Hal Mycroft 3 months ago +2

    'We need to have a continuity of approach here' - it warms the cockles of my heart that nominally disinterested figures are preparing for the Tories to drop out of power.

  • Sten Sarapuu
    Sten Sarapuu 3 months ago

    Belarus would turn into an open revolt if they would actually join the war

  • Bauke BALJEU
    Bauke BALJEU 3 months ago +1

    A general does not need the adjective ‘military’ now
    Only civilian general I can think of, is the chief of the local boy scouts

  • Paisa231
    Paisa231 3 months ago +6

    what is he talkin about, thinking that russia can achieve their goal to get to moldova or defeat Ukraine... The russian forces has yet to prove they are able to achieve anything of importance..
    The total opposite have however been proven. And that is that Ukraine has won 3 times now, decisive battles, Kyiv, Kharkiv Oblast and Kherson. While russia have sustained unsubstainable loss rate of men and equipment to keep up the pace they are fighting in. Even a year later we see the russian military still conducting headless attacks, with no offensive that can match what Ukraine have achieved with limited resources and older equipment.
    Now consider what Ukraine will be able to achieve in the future with proper trained soldiers and more and better weapon platforms than russian can dream of. As long the west keep up the support to Ukraine, this war will still going towards a full Ukraine victory. And if they are succesfull in another major offensive, that will speed up the way to end the war.

    • Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf.
      Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf. 3 months ago

      Ivan: Hi mother I'm about to go into battle. If you've not heard from me in the next 24hrs "Enjoy your free Lada".

    • tonupharry
      tonupharry 3 months ago +1

      At the beginning ruzzian troops did seem pretty professional and organised.
      Only at stealing washing machines though
      But they dont even seem to be doing that now.

  • Jeff Porter
    Jeff Porter 3 months ago +4

    There are reports of staging areas being built in the Kursk region and also aircraft amassing near the Ukraine border so I wouldn't say there isn't any big troop build ups going on...

  • Chris Coates
    Chris Coates 3 months ago +2

    Hold the line you Brave people.....
    Arms are coming to Help
    Get Arms to Ukraine Now ASAP PLEASE

  • V ulture
    V ulture 3 months ago

    If I want to hear how Russia is going to break through and win the war I will turn to Russian Media Monitor for laughs. Not even a C option where Ukraine gets the western tanks, breaks the land-bridge and destroys the Kerch Strait Bridge.

  • Frank de Groot
    Frank de Groot 3 months ago

    Hopefully the army of Belarus will enter Ukraine
    The majority is going to fight against the hated Russians
    Let it happen

  • P McD
    P McD 3 months ago +1

    'could' is not a prediction🤔😂

  • Andrew Lockett
    Andrew Lockett 3 months ago

    If you asked the question, " Do the western allies, specifically USA, France, Germany, Italy, desire either a phyrric Russian victory or a decisive Ukrainian win? ", you may be very surprised at the answer. By all the actions thus far you would definitely have to lean towards the former being true. I postulate that none of the major powers are ready for Ukraine to decisively defeat Russia, and are really hoping and praying that, with this deadlocked type attritional situation, putler will finally come under pressure from his inner circle and citizens to withdraw all together. It really is wishful thinking in the extreme, and no-one, other than the former Eastern bloc nations, really want a comprehensive Ukrainian victory, lest this causes even worse blowback onto them than a truncated, and contained Russian win would.

  • Tony Danis
    Tony Danis 3 months ago

    This guy is the most negative of the British military commentators.

  • Axel V
    Axel V 3 months ago

    He is covering his back so much that he basically doesn't say anything at all.

  • Vortigern
    Vortigern 3 months ago

    I have no respect for this man at all anyone can state the obvious and criticize the unknown, everything he says supports Russia's talking points.

  • Aleh G
    Aleh G 3 months ago

    Sadly ukranians' losses are mounting up too. So since they are losing at the same pace with russians, one day hopefully negotiations will kick in

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +2

      You think negotiations will prevent further losses?

    • The Don
      The Don 3 months ago

      they're certainly not losing at the same rate! russia is losing WAY more than Ukraine.

  • David Renwick
    David Renwick 3 months ago

    Retired "Military general." So he's not a retired Salvation Army General or Surgeon General?

  • Paul Beesley
    Paul Beesley 3 months ago

    This figure of 97% of Russia's armed forces in Ukraine - where did it come from and why was it taken seriously?
    Even if it only applies to the army, it would still mean that Russia could be successfully invaded by Kyrgyzstan.

  • John Dilivio
    John Dilivio 3 months ago

    Uk has a good defense security

  • Duane Karlen
    Duane Karlen 3 months ago

    Yes Yes ! Take the path through weasel land ! 🐑

  • Niklas Wikholm
    Niklas Wikholm 3 months ago +10

    Russian forces near COLLAPSE, no suplies, no trust, no strategy, no hope

    • thesilkpainter
      thesilkpainter 3 months ago +1

      Is that your wishful thinking or have you got evidence?

    • tonupharry
      tonupharry 3 months ago +1

      Many intercepted phone calls
      Videos of mobliks complaining they are being sent to their deaths untrained not equipped, while the officers drink and dine in nice hotels .
      You must be so ashamed deep down 🤔

    • Mike Sokoloff
      Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago +1

      "Все пропало"

  • Travis
    Travis 3 months ago +1

    A few weeks ago a TR guy was saying no attack will come from Belarus 🙄🤣🤦🏻‍♂️

    • Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf.
      Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf. 3 months ago

      Ivan: Hi mother I'm about to go into battle. If you've not heard from me in the next 24hrs "Enjoy your free Lada".

    • Travis
      Travis 3 months ago

      Cant remember. There's too many retired generals on here. Im not pro-Russian btw, but the weekly speculation makes me lol.

  • Moses McCown
    Moses McCown 3 months ago +4

    Wipe out Russian money laundering.

  • Gregory Marsh
    Gregory Marsh 3 months ago +2

    This strikes me as a reasonable assessment.

  • noksucowboy
    noksucowboy 3 months ago +7

    All these military experts, did Times find them on the sea of tranquility

  • St Javelin
    St Javelin 3 months ago +11

    Russian propaganda: overstate the gains and understate the losses , add some word salad and a grumpy face...voila! Russian propaganda.

    • Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf.
      Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf. 3 months ago

      Ivan: Hi mother I'm about to go into battle. If you've not heard from me in the next 24hrs "Enjoy your free Lada".

    • Mike Sokoloff
      Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago

      Пипец. Ципсошники нашли друг друга...

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +2

      Problem is propaganda does work. Not because it is true or logical, it isn't, but because its repeated over and over again. Every evening on state tv, no other voices allowed.

  • raginald7 Mars
    raginald7 Mars 3 months ago +2

    HOW LONG??????
    UNTIL WHAT?????

  • dandan free
    dandan free 3 months ago

    Russia does have 1 milion soldiers so the question is can the inept officials use them properly - new recruits without training are irrelevant.

  • Michael Esq. ATP, CFII.

    perfect time to go on the offensive into crimea

  • Putin is a blood thirsty Dwarf.

    Ivan: Hi mother I'm about to go into battle. If you've not heard from me in the next 24hrs "Enjoy your free Lada".

    • Mike Sokoloff
      Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago

      Задолбал свои байки ЦИПСО шные постить

  • Julien Mc Nicoll
    Julien Mc Nicoll 3 months ago +3

    L'Ukraine va gagner c'est certain. 🫡💙💛👍✊️

  • Sam
    Sam 3 months ago +3

    Ukraine will win this war i like ben hodges better

  • Aa At
    Aa At 3 months ago

    Ukrainian cannot hold on for long, Ukraine against 3 Russian soldiers these no chances Some of Ukrainian weapons are not firings soldiers are complaining, and yet they claim these weapons came from abroad Ukraine needs effective new weapons not something that have been in stocks for ages and keep jumping all the time

  • Richard Moloney
    Richard Moloney 3 months ago

    No. It will come thru Sumy

  • Albert Montanes
    Albert Montanes 3 months ago

    Lukashenko will protest fully, Putin will have to tread carefully - is it worth Lukashenko losing power in belarus?

  • Robbieinch1
    Robbieinch1 3 months ago +1

    That guy is always negative

  • Marc Bright
    Marc Bright 3 months ago +1

    Put assets near the belerusian border in Ukraine. Iv said this before if your prepared you wont be caught with your pants down. 👁️

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +4

      They've heard you and done it already. Thanks.

    • Marc Bright
      Marc Bright 3 months ago

      @Peter Flohr i know. Im just reiterating on case some stuff was forgotten. Thank for the feedback sir communication is important to me. 👍🏽

  • Russell R
    Russell R 3 months ago

    This bloke says Ukraine is tired there fighting for there country and life’s it’s the Russians who are tired because they can go home

  • К K
    К K 3 months ago

    My brother-in-law, who'd never served before, voluntarily enlisted in the Ukrainian army in the first days of this conflict. He's trying to get discharged now, but they won't let him.

  • bmwa adrenalingod
    bmwa adrenalingod 3 months ago +1


  • fba90130
    fba90130 3 months ago

    How many men must Russia lose to cause a demographic crisis?

    • albert F.
      albert F. 3 months ago

      LOL !! ALL OF THEM . !@@

  • John Dilivio
    John Dilivio 3 months ago

    Nobody will come from belarus if they do come than belarus a target

  • Mik Lee
    Mik Lee 3 months ago

    Indecisiveness from us and nato is not helping Ukraine.

  • Andygb78
    Andygb78 3 months ago

    Gotta love Belarus.

  • Лада Лосева
    Лада Лосева 3 months ago

    Стратегия должна заключаться в том, чтобы вывести наёмников и офицеров НАТО с поля боя. А то как бы Путин не стрельнул по центрам принятия решений, направившим этих наёмников и военных НАТО на фронты Украины против России. США (соединённая шайка агрессоров) и НАТО (национальная американская террористическся организация) ведут гибридную войну против России руками Украины. Эта война включает в себя террористические, химические, биолого-бактериологические, информационные, психологические, прокси-, горячие методы. Взрыв "Северных потоков", подготовка и запуск боевиков-террористов на территорию России, прибытие на Украину наёмников и действующих военных сил НАТО - всё это изобличает деятельность США и их вассалов. Также как и разработка опасных вирусов, в числе которых и вброс короновируса в Китае.

  • Reini Celmins
    Reini Celmins 3 months ago +1

    I've watched this guy for a whole year now, he is a realist but I just always pick up on him parroting russian propaganda talking points... 90% of Ukrainian civilian population want to carry on, I have no idea where he is getting these ideas. He has got to be a shill, it's really odd. I've never seen him say one thing positive without following up with exact Kremlin main talking points. It's as if some people in the west still haven't learned or are just paid off. Ukraine will not fall... For the 10th time now

    • Mike Sokoloff
      Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago

      Есть у нас поговорка
      Правда глаза колет

  • John Dilivio
    John Dilivio 3 months ago

    How about talks

  • Wind Hunter
    Wind Hunter 3 months ago

    don't worry, they are just trying to sell a story

  • Thinking man
    Thinking man 3 months ago

    This guy is a contrarian

  • gerhard ris
    gerhard ris 3 months ago

    Again very wise words. Very wise words indeed.
    NATO needs to study Sun Tsu Art of War. 500BC.
    NATO doesn't know that the goal of the de facto war they are trying to avoid has already started. Not as NATO thinks with Russia that indeed will probably only lose and even already has lost, but with Putin and his dove and hawk mobsters.
    No country ever profits from a long war. NATO consists of countries that bank on winning a long war akin Afghanistan and Vietnam. Idiots that don't know themselves. And, they don't know their enemy. Mobsters arent a country. They can play the long war.
    War is politics via other means. NATO is playing the scared justice machine. Mobsters always exploit such weakness as suicidal gamblers because NATO made desperados out of mobsters that have nothing to lose for justifiably believe to be lynched if they don't win.
    Desperados with only nukes as the trump card. Putin has twice already tried to nuke NATO into neutrality. Mud and then dove mobsters intervened. Loser boss Putin was forced to deal to first play the long game before nuking probably Maasvlakte harbour Holland.
    The deescalating nuke strike is bloody stated doctrine.
    NATO should not be scared of nuclear war. For then you get that.
    Peace in a day is a piece of cake. Getting NATO to get their heads ojt of their **** is going to take too long.
    Both Ukraine or Russian forces could collapse at any moment. Complete volatile situation

  • David Reynoso
    David Reynoso 3 months ago

    Russian. Porpaganda

  • Osman
    Osman 3 months ago

    Keep them guessing Vladimir ❤️

  • Pol Potnoodle
    Pol Potnoodle 3 months ago

    Russian sausages

  • julia weber
    julia weber 3 months ago +1

    If two neighbors are fighting 🤼 in the morning, an English 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Man 💂🏻 spent the night with one of them 🤣- An Irish 🇮🇪 proverb...,.,,,,...,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,..

    • WHS reviews
      WHS reviews 3 months ago +1

      no rubles for you.

    • Hecubus
      Hecubus 3 months ago +1

      If one neighbor invades another there's a 50/50 chance Russia is involved. : )

  • Roj Blake
    Roj Blake 3 months ago +4

    The 97% comment is nonsense. The Russian military is about 1.5 million strong. They certainly don't have 1.5 million men in Ukraine.

    • tonupharry
      tonupharry 3 months ago +1

      How many ruzzians have gay male model sons living in London ?

    • Mike Sokoloff
      Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago +1

      @tonupharry тебя только эта тема беспокоит?

    • Mike Sokoloff
      Mike Sokoloff 3 months ago

      Так украинцы не постесняются мобилизовать женщин.

  • Billy Ponsonby
    Billy Ponsonby 3 months ago +1

    The Times continues to dig up more old buffer low information generals admirals and air commodores.

  • David Rave
    David Rave 3 months ago +1

    Every day the criminal west is in despair of it's demise.

  • Rama Bhupal
    Rama Bhupal 3 months ago

    how long this foolish propagonda can go on?
    Ukrain is very big country , 28 countries supporting Ukrain entire male population of
    age between 18 and 50 are in army now.
    Russia went with soft approach till cremea bridge attack
    Russia can fight for another 5 to 10 years. what will be there in Ukrain till then?

    • cody larkhart
      cody larkhart 3 months ago +1

      "fight another 5 ten years". Russia would collapse way earlier then that and even before that People would revolt as it's in their nature.

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +5

      If Bucha and levelling of Mariupol are counted as soft approach one wonders what the firm approach is.

    • Rama Bhupal
      Rama Bhupal 3 months ago +1

      @cody larkhart Nothing happens to Russia, they have full of natural resources . people can sit idle and live .
      watch news from 24th feb to 30th feb 2022. All news channels were saying Russia economy collapsed, stock market closed , currency fallen etc
      things are in opposite.

    • Peter Flohr
      Peter Flohr 3 months ago +1

      @Rama Bhupal Whataboutism

  • Pablo Patience
    Pablo Patience 3 months ago


  • Chris Schneider
    Chris Schneider 3 months ago

    Is it true Ukraine is running out of ammunition?

    • Terry Tumble
      Terry Tumble 3 months ago +4

      Is it true you get paid a potato per post?

    • tonupharry
      tonupharry 3 months ago +4

      Is it true russians have gay male model sons working in London ?🤔

    • sneakerset
      sneakerset 3 months ago

      @Terry Tumble "Chris" joined YT on Nov.31,2021. No friends,faves, vids..nuthin'.

    • Withnail1969
      Withnail1969 3 months ago

      Yes it is true.

  • Top G
    Top G 3 months ago

    Don’t hold back Russia keep pushing 🇷🇺🐻🍯🤍💙❤️

    • Captain Seadog
      Captain Seadog 3 months ago +9

      Throwing waves of Russian in front dying to gain 20 meters land 😂 putler obviously don’t care about his soldiers dying at all .. what a sick man

  • Jesse Goforth
    Jesse Goforth 3 months ago


  • strangerhythm
    strangerhythm 3 months ago

    So many mixed messages. On one hand you have the constant rhetoric of "Russia has failed" spoken elsewhere by top US military brass, and on the other hand you have "this will ultimately be resolved at the negotiating table". Why would you want or need to negotiate with a failed Russian army? Wasn't the whole Idea of supporting Ukraine to not allow state sponsored terrorism and an unprovoked invasion to take over any land of a sovereign nation? If so, what exactly is there to "negotiate"?

  • georgegalileo
    georgegalileo 3 months ago +1

    I guess Mongolia could help themselves to large bits of Siberia unopposed right now?