What is Putin up to?

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Re: What is Putin up to?

#941 Post by NefariousKoel » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:13 pm

mdiehl wrote:Also very good. Kind of reminds me of American mid-continental Appalachian music.
Bluegrass?
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Re: What is Putin up to?

#942 Post by mdiehl » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:25 pm

I don't know the terminology well enough to say what genre. As a rule, I like Celtic and Nordic influenced instrumental folk music. Bluegrass is one genre of that. Are there others?
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Re: What is Putin up to?

#943 Post by Anthropoid » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:42 pm

mdiehl wrote:I don't know the terminology well enough to say what genre. As a rule, I like Celtic and Nordic influenced instrumental folk music. Bluegrass is one genre of that. Are there others?
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Re: What is Putin up to?

#944 Post by Anthropoid » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:05 pm

Protests for fair elections in Moscow right now
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I didn't get out the ruler and the magnifying glass but . . . looks like at least 20 peoples wide and . . . I dunno 150 to 200+ people long? So ~4,000 to 5,000 people just in the shot?

Assuming that isn't shopped, that is non-trivial I think!

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Re: What is Putin up to?

#945 Post by nero » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:23 pm

Anthropoid wrote:Protests for fair elections in Moscow right now
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I didn't get out the ruler and the magnifying glass but . . . looks like at least 20 peoples wide and . . . I dunno 150 to 200+ people long? So ~4,000 to 5,000 people just in the shot?

Assuming that isn't shopped, that is non-trivial I think!
Putin will use force, he has trauma from the demonstrations in the former DDR. He scares the mob, he is scared shitless.

Prepare to see some ultra-violence and blood. :twisted:
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Re: What is Putin up to?

#946 Post by Anthropoid » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:26 pm

Yeah, apparently state media is portraying it as "thousands of Ukrainian provocateurs flown in to cause trouble!" :lol:

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Re: What is Putin up to?

#947 Post by jwilkerson » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:27 pm

... .Prepare to see some ultra-violence and blood ...
The rooskies are good at this ... both giving and receiving ...
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Re: What is Putin up to?

#948 Post by jwilkerson » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:45 pm

... The failed missile test that ended in an explosion killing five atomic scientists last week on Russia’s White Sea involved a small nuclear power source, according to a top official at the institute where they worked.

The men “tragically died while testing a new special device,” Alexei Likhachev, the chief executive officer of state nuclear monopoly Rosatom, said at their funeral Monday in Sarov, a high-security city devoted to atomic research less than 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow where the institute is based ...
Who knows how long it will be before we find out half of what happened !?
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Re: What is Putin up to?

#949 Post by jack t ripper » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:53 pm

jwilkerson wrote:
... The failed missile test that ended in an explosion killing five atomic scientists last week on Russia’s White Sea involved a small nuclear power source, according to a top official at the institute where they worked.

The men “tragically died while testing a new special device,” Alexei Likhachev, the chief executive officer of state nuclear monopoly Rosatom, said at their funeral Monday in Sarov, a high-security city devoted to atomic research less than 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow where the institute is based ...
Who knows how long it will be before we find out half of what happened !?
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Re: What is Putin up to?

#950 Post by chijohnaok » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:03 pm

The experts in Finland, Sweden and Germany should be pulling their Geiger counters out of storage.


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