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The Daily Chronicles are snippets of the most important news across the world for this and each day as it rolls in. Kindly also use it as an open thread.


Judging by the channels waking up and reporting many missile, drone and other artillery strikes, it seems as if Russia is doing another major wave of denazification and demilitarization in the Ukraine.  There is copious reporting, but I’ll wait for the MoD report tomorrow.  At the moment, Intel Slava Z is keeping up to date as best they can.


There is good and positive news as well.  Yet, this open and sore nerve will be exploited time and time again.

Serbia was able to avoid a full-scale conflict in Kosovo and Metohija, which would have ended in a “catastrophe with NATO” – Aleksandar Vucic

All barricades previously set up by the Serbs in the north of Kosovo and Metohija were removed on Friday – Kosovo Online portal

Alexander Vucic also thanked Russia for their support during this explosive time.


Brazil.  We did not have to wait long for the coup attempt.  From RT India:

Brazil: Nationwide Raids Following Alleged Coup Attempt, 4 Detained

A crackdown on Bolsonaro supporters – who refuse to recognise the results of the recent general election and are calling for a military coup – has led to 32 search and arrest warrants and a bomb plot being foiled by police.

“Qualified damage, arson, violent abolition of the rule of law and coup d’état, with maximum combined penalties amounting to 34 years in prison,” are the alleged crimes, according to federal police.

Amid security concerns over President-elect Lula’s Jan 1 inauguration, Brazil’s Supreme Court has slapped a ban on registered gun owners from carrying firearms.

The hastag #covarde (coward) is trending today in Brazil, with thousands of people criticizing Bolsonaro for fleeing the country.

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Yes, as I said yesterday, we again are witnessing a major missile, bombing, and shelling campaign by Russia into the Ukraine.  I waited for the Russian MoD report as the other coverage was a little spotty.  This is what they say:

On 29 December, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation launched a massive attack, using high-precision long-range air- and sea-based armament, at the military control framework, and the power facilities that ensured operating of Ukrainian defence industry.

◽️ The goal of the attack has been reached, all the assigned targets have been neutralised.

◽️ The attack has resulted in stopping the production and maintenance of military hardware and ordnance, as well as in terminating the redeployment of reserve forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) from western regions of Ukraine.

◽️ The disruption of rail traffic, the foreign-manufactured armament delivered for the AFU is blocked in the rear areas.


This .. this is a much watch.  We all remember Ollie North and the Iran Contra scandal.  Well, this guy is spilling the beans.


What a bummer!  We have Netanyahu back in the leading role in Israel.  I don’t report much on that, but I follow Electronic Intifada and David Sheen.  It looks just horrible.


Early reports are that Russia again runs a major missile, bombing, and shelling campaign over the last number of hours in the Ukraine.  I don’t see anything yet that we can hang our hats on, but something happened.  I’ll wait for the Russian MoD reports in my night and their morning.


This is a great infographic – new forces in Asia!  See why we need some talk shops?  They have money to develop things like this.  Keep it for sure!

https://valdaiclub.com/multimedia/infographics/new-forces-in-asia/



https://www.rt.com/business/569014-russia-putin-oil-price-response/

Putin bans all oil sales to ‘price cap’ states


A little site news:  Some colors changed as I’ve had some comments that the gold color on links and headers is too light.  Please note that colors on various monitors are different.  Working on avatars for posters now – but it is slow – it feels like vacations and I should be chillin’   :-).

Oh dear heavens, I lost the footer.  Grrrr….


All of the year-end speeches out of Russia are now posted.  You should not miss them because they tell you clearly what to expect for the new year.  Mr.Lavrov’s interview with TASS is a doozy.  Attempts to decapitate the Kremlin, i.e., assassinate Vladimir Putin and the time scale of the conflict are but two points:  “… the ball is in the court of the regime and Washington, which stands behind it. They can stop this meaningless resistance at any moment.”  If they don’t, the Russian military will handle it.  (Do you feel the heat yet?)  I am very sorry to say this as I don’t like saying it, but this war is to the death!  The US and its supporters are trying to deal with Russia as Syria, or Libya or even Afghanistan.  They are very much mistaken.  They are dealing with the boss now and the US citizens must rise up because the missiles will start falling on their heads.


Joke of the day:


This is a huge step for China.  China’s National Health Commission announced the downgrading of COVID-19 from a pneumonia to a viral infection. From January 8, all Class-A prevention and control measures for COVID will be removed.

We all know that China handled the Covid-19 outbreak (without saying so, unless one went digging deep) as a bioweapon attack –  given the history of not only China, but of the region.  See Jeffrey Kaye on the US biowar in Korea and we know about the century of humiliation.  My noodling brain is now thinking that the bioweapon part of their thinking must be satisfied in some way or another.  This could be because they consider their own military now is strong enough to handle it?


 

I will wait for the formal transcript of Mr.Putin’s speech at CIS States.  Ditto for Mr.Lavrov’s speech at the Heads of Media in Russia.  Bits and pieces are being reported but these year end speeches should be looked at in context.


On the evening of December 25, the ambassadors of major NATO countries (Germany, Britain, France, Italy, and the US) sent an ultimatum and as threat to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, demanding that the barricades in northern Kosovo be dismantled immediately.

The source explains that if the order is not carried out within 24 hours, self-proclaimed Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti will receive the North Atlantic Alliance’s forceful support to disperse the Serbian protesters.


  • Oh boy! North Korea tests its drones.  Information is still coming in but one South Korean war plane went nose in, in an attempt to shoot down these drones.

  • Talking about drones – Ukrainian Drone hit deep in Russia again. A command post in the strategic nuclear bomber airbase Engels was destroyed. 3 Rus soldiers killed, several more injured.
  • and Iran says, Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces: “We will give drones to whomever we want, based on our interests”  The western msm sometimes one can laugh at, reporting breathlessly that Russia buys Iranian drones or Iran sells drones to Russia – pumping some level of indignance – how dare they!  as if they are not allowed to.
  • And some planes with those drones:  Beijing has launched large-scale naval and aerial maneuvers around Taiwan, involving dozens of aircraft, days after Washington’s pledge to provide additional military aid to Taipei.  A total of 71 jet fighters, anti-submarine planes, electronic warfare aircraft and reconnaissance drones, together with seven naval ships, have been spotted close to Taiwan in the last 24 hours, the self-governing island’s Defense Ministry said on Monday.  This is from RT

Do you feel the heat yet?


New Trade Route Helps Russia And Iran Bypass Sanctions — Bloomberg

Russia and Iran are building a new transcontinental trade route and are rapidly expanding supply chains, having stepped up mutual cargo deliveries across the Caspian Sea, Bloomberg reported, citing tracking data.

The trade corridor that stretches from the Sea of Azov and the mouth of the Don River in Russia to Iranian hubs on the Caspian Sea and ultimately the Indian Ocean has become increasingly busy in recent months, with new routes emerging, according to the report. Ship-tracking data compiled by the news outlet showed hundreds of both Russian and Iranian vessels along rivers that lead to the Caspian Sea.

Iran’s geographical location allows Russia to safely transport goods via the trade corridor through Iranian territory all the way to Asia and India without incurring the risk of Western sanctions.

 

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Ersim
Ersim
1 month ago
North Atlantic Alliance's forceful support" Read more »

Unfortunately the “ethnic wars” in the former Yugoslavia never did end officially. Only “agreements and accords” stopped the conflict.

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

WOW. 💥 Hot stuff. 💥💥 Caliente 💥💥💥

QC?
QC?
1 month ago

RE: “My noodling brain is now thinking that the bioweapon part of their thinking must be satisfied in some way or another. This could be because they consider their own military now is strong enough to handle it?” No dear… this was in the works for some time now… it has… Read more »

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Sudhi
Sudhi
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

The developed countries and China had high levels of restrictions leading up to an immunity debt. Once those restrictions were lowered, it led to a flare-up of various diseases, including Karona. Social distancing, masking, and closures not only slowed the circulation of Karona but also curbed the usual spread of… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  Sudhi

“Always keep in mind that natural immunity is the best.” … absolutely Sudhi and with some help from IVM and HCQ, where available, plus zinc and the correct vitamin supplementation as prophylactics, there is no need for anyone to endure symptoms any worse than a mild cold. In fact, if… Read more »

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Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

IT’S NOW OFFICIAL… THE STATE OF NEW YORK HAS TOTALLY LOST THE PLOT https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/A8398 https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/A279 https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/A2240 https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/A8398 https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/S3041 https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/A822 https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/A416 If these bills pass then NYS just threw all fundamental human rights and habeas corpus into the dustbin. COMPLETE INSANITY Of course, Wall Street is the current global centre for financial… Read more »

North East
1 month ago

Col, What matters is if the bills are passed and upheld and what can be enforced while the challenges are working their way to the supreme court. Follows a long tradition of legal ‘dine and dash’ strategies where rights are violated for as long as possible until a court orders… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

RE: FACT CHECK-BOSTON UNIVERSITY HYBRID COVID VIRUS KILLS 80% OF MICE, NOT PEOPLE sorry dear that was propaganda in its best The correct version that ACTUALLY HAPPENED was… BOSTON UNIVERSITY designed HYBRID COVID VIRUS to kill as many human possible in one release valve but had to use experimental mice… Read more »

North East
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

The self-appointed ‘fact checkers’ are extremely disingenuous in the usual way. They got caught red-handed out in the open. The key word here is hybridized mice. Trangenic modified to have human lung ACE2 receptors to serve as a exact model of how a person lungs respond to the ‘new and… Read more »

North East
1 month ago
Reply to  North East

[I forgot to add, unable to edit the original ]: To drive the point home in terms of the countries, see Table 2 just below figure 1. Northwestern Europe generally expresses ACE2 around 25%, plus or minus, of the subjects sampled. But in Southeast Asia, the percentages approach 40 –… Read more »

AHH
AHH
1 month ago
Reply to  North East

The same happened to me. I find if you reload the page the edit function returns. So if clicking on the edit wheel doesn’t do anything, and you’re within ~ 5 minute window allowed to edit, try reloading the page… Yeah I remember the ACEi story from early 2020. Some… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago
Reply to  North East

Never in my life, even in the most outrages unfounded imagination, would I think I’d see this phrase in public forum… today forward proves I was so wrong… Genetic warfare sigh 🙁 These serial dumbfkedwannab still dont get the zoomerang msg… we are in very complex inter-connected ecosystem and its… Read more »

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Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

THE GENERATIONAL RISKS OF TOXIC mRNA PLATFORMED GENE EDITING PRODUCTS   Almost exactly a year ago I wrote an article on the potential generational dangers of toxic mRNA genetic editing products on ovum and mitochondria in mammals. I did so in spite of having only high school level qualifications in… Read more »

AHH
AHH
1 month ago

South, regarding your earlier queries from the last Daily thread.. (1) Amarynth put the photo at top of the Travelogue (2) Yes I saw charleyboy’s ample front being poked years ago too. Pepe reminded us not too long ago. How can any of us without access to the intelligence reports… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

Got time only 4short note. Will ans soon also at the que vadas. El hombre del dedo que esta muerte est R. P esta el hombre cuya cabeza quiere ese Brandy. You dig? No puedo hablar, las galletas estan en mi boca. Comprenez-vous maintenant? Go look at 11/30pep. A= el… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

I know y A was there. I figured it out. I just cant decode the rel’shp btw monsieur del dedo (or replacement) & P wrt santaklaus

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

CRIKEY… HOW APT ARE THE NAMES ‘FRIED’ AND’ MADOFF’! In some ways, SBF gives Bernie Madoff – (the global titleholding fraudster who “made off ” with ~$17.8 billion of customer’s funds) – a pretty good “run for his money”. In other ways, given the time frame involved he makes Madoff look… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago

happy new 2023 year from ‘thank god/buddha/allah/aliens we got rid of moriscum’ land congratulations you survive the plandemic ‘pure blood’ test… now the NEXT Level ‘to nuk or not to nuk’ ready or not! 😛 i am going back to snoozie… land… Life is too short for worrying uncontrollable-events 😛… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago
Reply to  QC?

Lets hope the 2 state solution (or smth even better w/out usa right to speak) get some traction as XJP re-introduce during the royal saudi trip… … and lets get some straight facts! ~~~~ (by KneelB4Zod! Yesterday at 12:56 am) Israeli Leaders do NOT speak in the name of the Jewish People.… Read more »

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Sudhi
Sudhi
1 month ago

“Season of Glass” — Yoko Ono, Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” Happy New Year ! May your life be full of love and cheer, and may you… Read more »

siljan
siljan
1 month ago
Reply to  Sudhi

Happy New Year amarynth, one and all. Only God knows what’s in store in 2023.

Here are some great Latino Musicians Playing For Change;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5dkwQY-_tk