Dispatches From Exile ✏ Written by James L. Bruno. Recommended by Christy Walsh.

It is not necessarily enough to defeat an enemy’s military in battle, but also its will to fight. Tragically, this includes high casualties.

I spent several hours, in preparation for this article, watching Russian soldiers being killed. An avid follower of the Russia-Ukraine War, I am impressed with the constant flow of mostly drone video footage of on-the-ground combat, an unprecedented birds-eye view on warfare. But we are also shown in graphic detail the horror of war. I don’t view the clips because I am some voyeuristic ghoul, but rather to try to gauge the impact over time the carnage and high body count will have on the Russian people and when things reach a point where they exert pressure on their leaders to change course.

I watched countless scenes in which a Ukrainian surveillance drone records groups of Russian soldiers entering a building which is then blown up by a kamikaze drone. Many others show tanks, armored personnel vehicles or other equipment exploding in flames that consume the inhabitants. Also, direct drone hits on groups of, or individual, enemy soldiers, blowing them to bits. 

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Russia-Ukraine πŸ’£ Body Counts Don't Win Wars, But They Sure Do Help

Dispatches From Exile ✏ Written by James L. Bruno. Recommended by Christy Walsh.

It is not necessarily enough to defeat an enemy’s military in battle, but also its will to fight. Tragically, this includes high casualties.

I spent several hours, in preparation for this article, watching Russian soldiers being killed. An avid follower of the Russia-Ukraine War, I am impressed with the constant flow of mostly drone video footage of on-the-ground combat, an unprecedented birds-eye view on warfare. But we are also shown in graphic detail the horror of war. I don’t view the clips because I am some voyeuristic ghoul, but rather to try to gauge the impact over time the carnage and high body count will have on the Russian people and when things reach a point where they exert pressure on their leaders to change course.

I watched countless scenes in which a Ukrainian surveillance drone records groups of Russian soldiers entering a building which is then blown up by a kamikaze drone. Many others show tanks, armored personnel vehicles or other equipment exploding in flames that consume the inhabitants. Also, direct drone hits on groups of, or individual, enemy soldiers, blowing them to bits. 

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5 comments:

  1. Everything produced by the west is information and everything produced by Russia is disinformation #1984

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    1. Secularism, freedom of inquiry, individual liberty, bodily autonomy, separation of powers, separation of church and state - all Western values worth having and promoting against our own governments and others who either don't respect them or want to deny us them.

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    1. that is your weakest return of serve yet Mick in a whole series of them

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