December 6th 2022. Selection of tweets. Temperature is dropping, the snow is falling in Ukraine and the Christmas lights of last year are gone until Putin and Russia retreat … there is nothing in Ukraine to be stolen by the Russian Invasion, 2014 or 24th February 2022.

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Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Putin

If You Think We’re On The Run?

We Are The Boys Who Will Stop Your Little Game

We Are The Boys Who Will Make You Think Again

‘Cause Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Putin

if you think old Ukraine’s Done?

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Novaya Gazeta Europe

@novayagazeta_en

According to Shoigu, massive missile strikes on Ukraine are being conducted because Russia’s Defence Ministry wants to crush the military power of the enemy.

novayagazeta.eu Russia’s Defence Minister Shoigu says Russia captured six villages in Donetsk region Russia’s Armed Forces have “recently” captured six villages in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu claims, as quoted by Russian state news agency TASS. “The Russian… ============

Novaya Gazeta Europe

@novayagazeta_en

The queue, according to FT, is the first sign of the price cap potentially disrupting worldwide oil flows.

novayagazeta.eu Financial Times: oil tanker jam forms in Turkey following introduction of Russian oil price cap An oil tanker traffic jam has formed in Turkey following the European Union imposing a price cap on Russian oil; Turkey’s authorities have demanded any vessel crossing the country’s straits be “fully… ============
Visegrád 24

@visegrad24

Zelensky has travelled to Sloviansk, in the Donetsk region, to celebrate Armed Forces Day. The city is symbolic. In many ways, the war in the Donbas started there on April 12, 2014, when a group formed in Crimea by FSB officer Igor Girkin stormed the city

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The Moscow Times

@MoscowTimes

The display of LGBT relationships in Russia is now banned from advertising, films, video games, and books, with outlets that break the new law facing huge fines or even being shut down by the government.

themoscowtimes.com Putin Signs Expanded Law Banning ‘Gay Propaganda’ Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law expanding the existing ban on the prohibition of “LGBT propaganda” to children to include the
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Euromaidan Press

@EuromaidanPress

Latvia cancels license of Russian TV Rain (Dozhd) over “threat to national security”: details Dozhd must stop broadcasting on 8 December. The decision was made after 3 violations, Latvia’s media regulator NEPLP said

https://euromaidanpress.com/2022/12/06/lat

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Timothy Snyder

@TimothyDSnyder

Children’s author and dad Volodymyr Vakulenko, author of “Daddy’s Book,” was murdered by the Russians in Izyum, his body left in the street. Support his publisher, The Old Lion; they are supporting the family.

pravda.com.ua

Stary Lev Publishing House will republish “Daddy’s Book” by Volodymyr Vakulenko, killed in Izium

The Stary Lev [“Old Lion”] Publishing House is republishing the collection of children’s poems “Daddy’s Book” by the writer Volodymyr

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World Socialist Web Site

@WSWS_Updates

The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder’s systematic distortions of the Nazi-led genocide of 6 million European Jews and his attempt to whitewash the crimes of Ukrainian fascists and c…

wsws.org Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part 4 The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder’s systematic distortions of
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Francis Scarr Retweeted

max seddon

@maxseddon

The extent of the mirroring in Russian official narratives of the war is really astonishing. It was Russia who reportedly executed mobilized troops for deserting – and had a guy nicknamed “Cannibal” at the front lines!

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Francis Scarr

@francis_scarr

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On Russian state TV they’re having real trouble working out what Ukrainians are fighting for A “simply misanthropic” ideology “linked to cannibalism” seems to be their entirely reasonable conclusion

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max seddon

@maxseddon

Germany made a “strategic bet” on globalisation and interdependence — and is now suffering the consequences,

@GuyChazan

and

@patricianilsson

report. “It outsourced its security to the US, its export-led growth to China, and its energy needs to Russia.”

ft.com Germany confronts a broken business model Can the country’s industrial economy reinvent itself for an era without cheap gas from Russia?

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Dmitri

@wartranslated

Packages with animal organs continue to arrive at embassies. There were several explosive packages in Spain.  will continue to probe and check for reactions.

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The Moscow Times

@MoscowTimes

Under the new law that entered into force immediately after its signing, bookstores, film and video game makers, as well as advertisers and media outlets, risk being shut down for any display of LGBT relationships.

themoscowtimes.com Stores Pull LGBT-Themed Books as Putin Signs Expanded ‘Gay Propaganda’ Ban Russian bookstores have started removing LGBT-themed works from their catalogues after President Vladimir Putin signed a wide-reaching

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The Moscow Times

@MoscowTimes

The short turnaround simultaneously demonstrates Russia’s ability to produce guided weapons despite sanctions on its tech sector as well as its stockpile challenges, the researchers said.

themoscowtimes.com Russia Firing Newly Made Missiles in Ukraine Despite Sanctions – Research Russia has pounded Ukraine with newly made cruise missiles in recent weeks, British weapons researchers said Monday, suggesting that
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Bill Browder

@Billbrowder

The Kremlin tried to draft the son of Alexander Litvinenko (the spy they killed in 2006) for the war in Ukraine even though he’s lived in the UK for 20 years.

theguardian.com How the Kremlin tried to conscript me for its war, even though it murdered my father | Anatoly… No surprise Russia’s military wants me for cannon fodder but why did they think I’d be home when they called?

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Bill Browder Retweeted

Official ‘London is the money laundering capital of the world.’ Anti-corruption campaigner

@Billbrowder

says the UK has ‘laid out the red carpet’ for gangsters and corrupt Russian officials for too long.

Visegrád 24

@visegrad24

Zelensky has travelled to Sloviansk, in the Donetsk region, to celebrate Armed Forces Day. The city is symbolic. In many ways, the war in the Donbas started there on April 12, 2014, when a group formed in Crimea by FSB officer Igor Girkin stormed the city.

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Ukrainian Community in Ireland

@UkraineIreland

Our sincere congratulations to #IrishCitizens2022!  Together we are more! Ní neart go cur le chéile. It is very symbolic that on this day in 1921 Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith signed the Treaty that paved the way to the Irish independence.

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Ukrainian Community in Ireland

@UkraineIreland

Today is #UkrainianArmyDay We thank all servicemen and servicewomen for their selfless service. They are guardians of our freedom, but they’re also our friends and family. We know #UkraineWillWin and we’re waiting for you to come back home.  

http://instagram.com/freedomnyuk

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Glasnost Gone

@GlasnostGone

A reminder to those calling for “security guarantees” for Russia. On this day in 1994, Russia signed The Budapest Memorandum – thereby promising never to threaten, or using military force or economic coercion against #Ukraine. And in return, Ukraine gave up its nuclear weapons.

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Business Ukraine mag

@Biz_Ukraine_Mag

The New York Times has accused Ukraine of “escalating the war” by striking Russian airbases that are used to bomb Ukrainian cities and civilian infrastructure. According to the New York Times, does any act of Ukrainian self-defense qualify as an “escalation”?

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Business Ukraine mag

@Biz_Ukraine_Mag

2022 Person of the Year: Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy dominating the front page of the Financial Times

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Business Ukraine mag

@Biz_Ukraine_Mag

HAPPY UKRAINIAN ARMED FORCES DAY! In February, most observers expected Russia to conquer Ukraine in a matter of days. Instead, Ukrainian troops have won victory after victory. Their strength and courage have captivated the world. Slava Ukraini!

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Ukrainian News24

@UkrainianNews24

Moldova today once again experienced the fallout of the war across its border as authorities there found a missile component that had fallen in an orchard about a mile and a half from Ukraine

thedrive.com

Ukraine Situation Report: War Spills Over Into Moldova Again

A missile component, likely from Ukrainian air defenses, fell onto Moldovan territory after another massive Russian attack on Ukraine.

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Ukrainian News24

@UkrainianNews24

60 Ukrainian POWs were released from Russian captivity in a new prisoner’s swap. #ukrainecounteroffensive

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Defense of Ukraine

@DefenceU

Ukraine government organization

You are the pride of our ancestors. You are the hope of our future generations. You are the shield of our civilization, the guardians of our shared freedom. We stand with you shoulder to shoulder until our inevitable Victory! Glory to the Armed Forces of Ukraine!

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Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

@CinC_AFU

More than 60 out of over 70 missiles launched by the enemy on the territory of  were shot down by the assets of Armed Forces. I am grateful to the soldiers who hold up the sky above us. Sincere gratitude to the Partners for air & missile defence systems provided.

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UkraineWorld

@ukraine_world

 On December 5, the Russians launched $400–500 million worth of missiles over Ukraine – Forbes estimate. #RussianUkrainianWar

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The Daily Beast

@thedailybeast

Official

Russia’s Wagner Group, a mercenary fighting group that has been helping Russia wage war in Ukraine, has also been exporting diamonds to Belgium through a front company, according to a Belgian media report.

thedailybeast.com Russia’s Wagner Group Reportedly Exporting Diamonds to Belgium Wagner Group, which is helping Russia wage war in Ukraine, is reportedly using a front company to move diamonds from Africa to Belgium.

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The Telegraph

@Telegraph

Official

Russian President Vladimir Putin has driven a Mercedes over the bridge that links Moscow-annexed Crimea to the Russian mainland weeks after the vital link was partially blown up. Read more here 

https://telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/12/05/ukraine-news-war-russia-latest-kherson-oil-grain-odessa/

Defense of Ukraine

@DefenceU

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