It appears that another neighboring state of Ukraine – this time the state of Belarus – is joining the war against Ukraine.
The Daily Mail reports:
Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko warned that the war in Ukraine will ‘become a meat grinder’.
Belarusian special forces were seen loading onto airplanes in preparation for an air assault on Kyiv in what could be a widening of the war, military sources stated.
Ukrainian intelligence has reportedly learned from within Belarus that ‘special ops’ troops have been spotted loading up planes for a major attack.
This is terrible news for the defenders of Kiev. We can only hope that they stay strong.
Breitbart: “The National Guard of Ukraine has shared video footage of “Azov fighters” greasing bullets with pig fat for Chechen “orcs” deployed in their country on their verified Twitter account. The Chechen Republic, a Muslim-majority federal subject of the Russian Federation headed by Islamist strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, is reported to have sent forces to Ukraine to support President Vladimir Patin’s ongoing invasion of the country.”
Washington Examiner: Weeks of diplomatic entreaties by President Joe Biden and a promise to impose crippling sanctions failed to stop a brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine. Biden now faces mounting pressure to answer for his administration’s efforts and explain how allies might avoid a punishing war on Europe’s borders…“No one expected the sanctions to prevent anything from happening,” Biden said at the White House. “This could take time, and we have to show resolve so he knows what’s coming and so the people of Russia know what he’s brought on them. That’s what this is all about.”
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Quick reminder. Earlier this month – just a couple weeks ago, as Putin was on the brink of invading Ukraine – the Biden admin issued sanctions waivers so that Russia's state owned nuclear company could help Iran build up its nuclear program.
— Omri Ceren (@omriceren) February 27, 2022
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