“What’s Unfolding In Europe In Recent Days Is A Fresh Big Negative Supply Shock”

ZH: https://www.zerohedge.com/commodities/whats-unfolding-europe-recent-days-fresh-big-negative-supply-shock It is probably not a coincidence that around the time the stock of German energy giant and largest utility gas consumer, Uniper was plunging amid speculation it would have to be bailed out due to soaring nat gas prices… One number to consider. Uniper probably is paying currently ~€30 million extra for the gas it’sContinue reading ““What’s Unfolding In Europe In Recent Days Is A Fresh Big Negative Supply Shock””

A Window Into Who Runs America

A Window Into Who Runs America Mark Wauck Before I get into the main topic, I’d like to quickly draw attention to an Epoch Times article that Zerohedge republished. It has to do with the campaign of fire bombings directed against churches and pro-life clinics across the country. Of course, we know that Antifa isn’tContinue reading “A Window Into Who Runs America”

GDP Flatline

Atlanta Fed: https://www.atlantafed.org/cqer/research/gdpnow The growth rate of real gross domestic product (GDP) is a key indicator of economic activity, but the official estimate is released with a delay. Our GDPNow forecasting model provides a “nowcast” of the official estimate prior to its release by estimating GDP growth using a methodology similar to the one usedContinue reading “GDP Flatline”

AFU Body Count

SouthFront: https://southfront.org/50-000-ukrainian-soldiers-died-since-february-dpr-first-deputy-minister-of-information/ According to the First Deputy Minister of Information of the DPR Daniil Bessonov, more than 50 thousand Ukrainian soldiers have died since the beginning of the Russian special operation in Ukraine. The deputy minister aided that most of the combat-ready units of Ukraine were destroyed or captured. “According to my observations, from whatContinue reading “AFU Body Count”

Zolote Cauldron Closes – Lysichansk Blocked

Russia Combined Arms doctrine is anchored in the concept of creating and reducing “cauldrons”. Wiki defines the term as follows: Cauldron or kettle (Russian: котёл, romanized: kotyol or kotyel): a very large, strategic-level concentration of trapped enemy forces. Sack (Russian: мешок, romanized: meshok): an operational-level trapped enemy force. Two battles during World War II (or, TheContinue reading “Zolote Cauldron Closes – Lysichansk Blocked”

Severodonetsk Falls

ZH: https://www.zerohedge.com/military/ukraine-forces-ordered-retreat-encircled-severodonetsk-russia-achieves-hold-over-luhansk Ukraine Forces Retreat From Encircled Severodonetsk As Russia Achieves Hold Over Luhansk Province BY TYLER DURDEN FRIDAY, JUN 24, 2022 – 08:30 AM Ukraine’s government on Friday announced for the first time that its remaining forces defending the key eastern city of Severodonetsk have been ordered to withdraw, after having lost control ofContinue reading “Severodonetsk Falls”

Those Who Fail to Learn From History Are Doomed to Make Stuff Up

Moon of Alabama: https://www.moonofalabama.org/2022/06/two-big-errors-about-russia-by-helmholtz-smith.html Two Big Errors About Russia – By Helmholtz Smith American and Western policy towards Russia is founded on two serious errors. (A considerable understatement, of course – the past thirty years show that conventional Western ideas of Russia are almost completely wrong.) But these two are endlessly repeated and, no matterContinue reading “Those Who Fail to Learn From History Are Doomed to Make Stuff Up”

Do We Get a Vote on This?

Certainly, Russia will get a vote on this. https://meaninginhistory.substack.com/p/us-goal-decolonizing-russia US Goal: (De)colonizing Russia? Mark Wauck Moon of Alabama, within a longer post (The Neocon’s Dream – Decolonize Russia, Re-colonize China), draws attention to a symposium being put on by a “commission” of the US government—The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known asContinue reading “Do We Get a Vote on This?”