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“We doubt that the Ukrainians are behind the murder of Dasha Dugina” – Russian military experts and influencers react to assassination of Darya Dugina

“We doubt that the Ukrainians are behind the murder of Dasha Dugina” – Russian military experts and influencers react to assassination of Darya Dugina

If the explosions in Crimea sent shockwaves through the Russian media spaces in the pas weeks, yesterday's assassination of Darya Dugina (Platonova), the daughter of a notable Russian propagandist, can only be compared to a nuclear blast in terms of its media...

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Russian military expert “Atomic Cherry” believes Ukraine has dangerous long-range weapons at their disposal

Russian military expert “Atomic Cherry” believes Ukraine has dangerous long-range weapons at their disposal

Russian military commentator “Atomic Cherry” believes Ukraine now has at its disposal long-range weapons capable of breaking through the Russian air defence and reaching deep rears of the Russian forces. This was shared in a Telegram post on 19 August. He believes...

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“Stop pouring urine out of windows!” – residents of the Donbass are left without running water

“Stop pouring urine out of windows!” – residents of the Donbass are left without running water

The so-called "People's Republics" of the Donbass are left without running water. This is a translation of a text by a resident of Makiivka, Donetsk Oblast, telling about the situation with water supply in the Donbass. They haven't had almost any running water for...

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“This is a difficult war going on with a high-tech enemy”: Russian commentators reacting to 16 August explosions in Crimea

“This is a difficult war going on with a high-tech enemy”: Russian commentators reacting to 16 August explosions in Crimea

August 16th was certainly an eventful day for residents of the temporarily occupied Crimea. Several explosions rocked the peninsula, including a large blast at the ammunitions stockpile located in the town of Dzhankoy. While a certain number of Russian commentators...

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Pro-Soviet, Russian author Maksim Kalashnikov on why declaring Russia a “terrorist state” is a bad omen for the regime

Pro-Soviet, Russian author Maksim Kalashnikov on why declaring Russia a “terrorist state” is a bad omen for the regime

While the popular pro-USSR, Russian nationalist and author Maksim Kalashnikov (and also a friend of Igor Girkin) traditionally has never been shy of spelling his criticisms about the current regime in Russia, his recent livestreams and posts certainly emit an aura...

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“LPR” volunteer Murz: “Shop drivers are afraid of driving, enlistment officers catch everyone.”

“LPR” volunteer Murz: “Shop drivers are afraid of driving, enlistment officers catch everyone.”

The "LPR" blogger and volunteer Murz in his latest post describes the shocking manner in which the Russian propagandists are slamming the "forced mobilisation" in Ukraine, meanwhile in the Donbas shops lack basic products due to the delivery drivers being afraid to...

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“LPR” blogger and volunteer Murz on why the Russian advance in the Donbass is so slow

“LPR” blogger and volunteer Murz on why the Russian advance in the Donbass is so slow

The so-called "LPR" blogger and volunteer Murz, a long-standing character from the made-up "Novorossiya" kingdom whom we featured on a number of occasions here at WarTranslated, published on 11 August a text titled "Why is everything so slow and difficult?",...

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“DPR” commander Khodakovsky on the difference between the work of Russian and Ukrainian artillery

“DPR” commander Khodakovsky on the difference between the work of Russian and Ukrainian artillery

"DPR" "Vostok" battalion commander Aleksandr Khodakovsky, currently on the frontline in the Donbass, spoke on his Telegram channel about recent losses in his unit, and pointed at markable difference in approaches to artillery between Russian and Ukrainian armies....

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Russian military experts and commentators reacting to the outcome of Novofyodorovka explosions in Crimea

Russian military experts and commentators reacting to the outcome of Novofyodorovka explosions in Crimea

  On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 9, a series of massive explosions occurred in the village of Novofedorovka in the Saki district of annexed Crimea, as a result of which one person died and seven more were injured. Being the largest explosion in Crimea since...

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Russian source uses Russian OSINT data, says Ukrainian losses significantly below Russian media claims

Russian source uses Russian OSINT data, says Ukrainian losses significantly below Russian media claims

The pro-Russian Telegram analyst "Atomic Cherry" uses data provided by the Russian LostArmour OSINT team combined with WWII and 20th century Soviet military studies to determine an estimated number of Ukrainian casualties in the 5+ months of the war between Ukraine...

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Russian Defence Research Expert on AFU performance, the effect of Western weapon supplies

Russian Defence Research Expert on AFU performance, the effect of Western weapon supplies

We publish an excellent interview with Ruslan Pukhov, director of the Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, founded in 1997. Pukhov is quite closely affiliated with the Russian Ministry of Defence and is a member of the board of experts within the...

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“LPR” volunteer and blogger Murz describes the state of radio comms in the republics as “apocalyptic”.

“LPR” volunteer and blogger Murz describes the state of radio comms in the republics as “apocalyptic”.

Here at WarTranslated we've covered the livejournal blog of an old-school "LPR" blogger and volunteer Murz (aka Andrey Morozov) on a number of occasions. Murz is an engineering guy who repairs and accumulates various communications equipment for the so-called...

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Tense relationships between Russian military bloggers and volunteers over crowdsourced supplies

Tense relationships between Russian military bloggers and volunteers over crowdsourced supplies

Both the Russian and the so-called "L/DPR" forces are known for using crowdsourced equipment on the battlefield. The equipment purchased with money donated by regular Russian citizens includes everything from armoured vests to helmets, sights, and even...