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What is happening in Moscow: BB, armored personnel carriers, helicopters for what?
This afternoon, there was information about the movement of military equipment on the streets of Moscow. Locals reported that the highways that lead to Moscow, literally filled columns APCs, tanks and trucks with drooping awnings.
originally posted by: SkepticOverlord
This video just surfaced recently, sent to us by one of our Twitter followers.
Putin: Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea
Mar 15, 11:47 AM (ET)
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year's tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine's president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday.
Putin also expanded on a previous admission that the well-armed forces in unmarked uniforms who took control of Ukrainian military facilities in Crimea were Russian soldiers.
Putin's comments, in a documentary being shown on state TV, highlight the extent to which alarm spread in Russia in the weeks following Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster in February 2014 after months of street protests that turned increasingly violent.
originally posted by: Peloquin
a reply to: SkepticOverlord
I'm not sure, maybe it's just pure coincidence. But I just experienced a strange synchronicity:
Some hours ago I found an article in the online-version of the german newspaper "DER SPIEGEL", in which it was reported, that a group of Cossacks ordered the manufaction of a bust portraying Putin in the style of the roman emperors. Asked, why they chose to do so, Andrej Poljakow, the head of the Cossacks answered: Because Putin - like the
rulers in old rome - represents wisdom and courage.
Here is the picture:
And then - I don't know why - I had to think about the Ides of March. The day, roman emperor Julius Caesar got assasinated.
Imagine my surprise, when I learned, that the Ides Of March happened on - guess what - March 15th. Today.
Just when I read about rumours, that Czar Putin is dead...