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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

November 27th, 2022, 1:22 am

Tugboats are the most precious ships in the Russian fleet and must be protected at all costs.

Адмира́л фло́та Сове́тского Сою́за Кузнецо́в

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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

November 27th, 2022, 9:34 am

Just Stop Oil is being much more successful in Ukraine than elsewhere. And no works of art are being (directly) damaged. 
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If we speak about damaging works of art, Muscovites can be compared only to Huns.
 
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

November 27th, 2022, 10:59 am

I didn’t think Just Stop Oil had a branch in Ukraine, or if they did then they were otherwise occupied. I stand corrected!!!
 
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

November 28th, 2022, 3:49 pm

"And the important thing that everybody needs to understand -- and what the West does not understand -- is that they think that Russians can endure, that the Russians can suffer and win, because of what they did in the Second World War, but, well, so can Ukrainians. And that is the difference: They aren't "Western softies," as Putin likes to say, but they are hard fighters….

The Ukrainians are not easy to take on -- they have spirit. [Whether] we are sending them enough weapons…[is a] problem in itself, because the European defense industry isn't geared towards that."

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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

December 2nd, 2022, 5:34 pm

Is wsj.com blocked in Russia? (There's a list of blocked sites on wikipedia, but it's not on it)
Is there a way to find out if you're not in Russia?
I ask because of this article today: The Russian Billionaire Selling Putin’s War to the Public (wsj)
 
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

December 2nd, 2022, 5:37 pm

VPN. Seems that it’s not blocked. Don’t know how reliable my VPN is though.
 
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

December 2nd, 2022, 5:39 pm

So if you have a VPN, it tells you if site X is accessible from location Y, even though you're in location Z? 
 
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December 2nd, 2022, 5:44 pm

You are asking a 🦕
 
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

December 2nd, 2022, 5:47 pm

Use a VPN to make it look like you are in Russia. Then go to wilmott.com (you might have to use anon browsing, cookies seem to override the VPN). Report back!
 
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

December 2nd, 2022, 5:58 pm

I see -- thanks! 

I suppose, like China, Russian authorities can stop you on the street and search your phone (or arbitrarily search your home computers) for VPN's, and then find some crime to charge you.  

p.s. Went googling, looks like they will, at a minimum, fine you 300,000 RUB
 
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

December 2nd, 2022, 7:02 pm

They can stop you for promoting negative probabilites or liberal SDEs, which comrade  Андрей Николаевич Колмогоров says is bad.
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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

December 2nd, 2022, 7:21 pm

Russia firing nuclear-capable missiles with dummy heads: Ukraine officials

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/russia-f ... AXRddmqSu8

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December 17th, 2022, 7:58 pm

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Re: Russia земля борца самбо

January 15th, 2023, 1:45 am

All quiet on Western Front

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