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Let’s take a look at this past November:

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“Russia will not attack Ukraine and is not harboring “aggressive” plans, a Kremlin spokesman said Tuesday while also not ruling out military action following what Moscow considers fearsome threats from Kyiv.
“Russia is not going to attack anyone,” Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, told reporters Tuesday morning, according to a translation of his remarks. “It’s not like that.”
He added, however, that Russia remains “deeply concerned about provocative actions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the line of contact” as well as “preparations for a possible military solution to the Donbas problem.”

So Putin’s spokesman was lying.


“U.S. leaders recently warned of the kind of diversionary tactics Peskov appeared to employ on Tuesday as a pretext to justify military intervention in Ukraine.
“We don't know what President Putin's intentions are. But we do know what's happened in the past. We know the playbook of trying to cite some illusory provocation from Ukraine or any other country and using that as an excuse for what Russia plans to do all along,” Secretary of State Antoy Blinken said on Saturday while on a trip to Dakar, Senegal. He said the U.S. and its partners had “real concerns about Russia’s unusual military activity.”

And the US called him on it.



So who was correct?
 

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“Russia will not attack Ukraine and is not harboring “aggressive” plans, a Kremlin spokesman said Tuesday while also not ruling out military action following what Moscow considers fearsome threats from Kyiv.
“Russia is not going to attack anyone,” Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, told reporters Tuesday morning, according to a translation of his remarks. “It’s not like that.”
He added, however, that Russia remains “deeply concerned about provocative actions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the line of contact” as well as “preparations for a possible military solution to the Donbas problem.”

So Putin’s spokesman was lying.


“U.S. leaders recently warned of the kind of diversionary tactics Peskov appeared to employ on Tuesday as a pretext to justify military intervention in Ukraine.
“We don't know what President Putin's intentions are. But we do know what's happened in the past. We know the playbook of trying to cite some illusory provocation from Ukraine or any other country and using that as an excuse for what Russia plans to do all along,” Secretary of State Antoy Blinken said on Saturday while on a trip to Dakar, Senegal. He said the U.S. and its partners had “real concerns about Russia’s unusual military activity.”

And the US called him on it.



So who was correct?

Our intelligence community correctly called a high risk of Russian invasion, and Biden accepted it and prepared for it. This is one of multiple actions for which the MSM will not credit him, BeCaUsE iNfLaTiOn.
 

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If a Russian spokesperson tells you it is Saturday, check your calendar.

Never, ever take at face value anything a Russian official says, especially their disreputable foreign minister.

They all lie like a rug.
 

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Our intelligence community correctly called a high risk of Russian invasion, and Biden accepted it and prepared for it. This is one of multiple actions for which the MSM will not credit him, BeCaUsE iNfLaTiOn.
Are you serious? MSM bends over backwards to fine good things to say about Biden.
 

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Are you serious? MSM bends over backwards to fine good things to say about Biden.

Such an ridiculous post. This post wreaks of cult brainwashing.
 

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Such an ridiculous post. This post wreaks of cult brainwashing.
Ask them. Most don't deny bending or distorting the facts to support LW goals and objectives. They no longer report the TRUE, the report the "truth".
 

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He hasn't total screwed the pooch, that's true.

This idiotic carvel destroys the entire post.

Donald Trump attempted to extort Ukraine into doing dirty political work for him. This is fact. What do you not understand about that?
 

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Ask them. Most don't deny bending or distorting the facts to support LW goals and objectives. They no longer report the TRUE, the report the "truth".

More right wing psychological projection. It never ends.
 

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More right wing psychological projection. It never ends.
More RW desperation cries. They're not even denying it any more.
 

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Donald Trump attempted to extort Ukraine into doing dirty political work for him. This is fact. What do you not understand about that?
Nonsense "do us a favor . . ." is hardly extortion compared to Biden's threat to withhold $1 billion in aid if Ukraine didn't fire the prosecutor investigating Hunter.
 

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Nonsense "do us a favor . . ." is hardly extortion compared to Biden's threat to withhold $1 billion in aid if Ukraine didn't fire the prosecutor investigating Hunter.

You clearly watch FOX way too much. Sadly, you actually believe all their lies.
 

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This idiotic carvel destroys the entire post.

It is fact.

Trump attempted to extort Ukraine/Zelenskyy via withholding US military funds.

"No military funds until you announce an investigation into Hunter Biden"
 

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It is fact.

Trump attempted to extort Ukraine/Zelenskyy via withholding US military funds. - wh
Sorry no. Not true. That was Biden - who bragged about it. This rest are just LW fairy stories.
"No military funds until you announce an investigation into Hunter Biden"N
Never happened.
 

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Sorry no. Not true. That was Biden - who bragged about it. This rest are just LW fairy stories.

Never happened.

Your total rejection of actual facts has become increasingly hilarious. And quite embarrassing for you.
 

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Your total rejection of actual facts has become increasingly hilarious. And quite embarrassing for you.
You guys are allergic to facts. Your masters feed you the misinformation you're expected to live by. Now THAT's embarrassing for you.
 

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You guys are allergic to facts.

Here's a fact that won't go away....

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Here's a fact that won't go away....

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The fact that a few dozen rioters attacked the Capitol proves only that a few dozen rioters attacked the Capitol. You guys alway overlook the thousands upon thousands that listened to Trump telling them to protest peaceful. Got anything pertinent to the current discussion?
 

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The fact that a few dozen rioters attacked the Capitol proves only ......

To correct your lie above, this will set the numbers right.....

...approximately 10,000 people came onto Capitol grounds, with many engaging in violent clashes with officers trying to protect the building and lawmakers inside. At least 2,000 made it inside the Capitol building. Five people died during or after the attack, including four protesters and one police officer, and approximately 140 officers suffered injuries, according to the Department of Justice. Over 700 accused rioters have been charged for their role in the riot. 640 defendants have been charged with entering or remaining in a restricted federal building or grounds, which is a misdemeanor. More than 225 accused rioters have been charged with the more serious crime of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers or mployees, according to the DOJ, with 75 of them facing charges of using a deadly or dangerous weapon or causing serious bodily injury to an officer. Additionally, 40 individuals have been charged with conspiracy, according to the DOJ. At least 167 rioters, or nearly 25% of those charged, have pleaded guilty to charges against them so far, according to the DOJ. Approximately 145 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors, and 20 have pleaded guilty to felonies, the DOJ says. At least 73 rioters have been sentenced so far after pleading guilty to the charges against them. At least 32 of those, or 43% of those sentenced, have received jail time.

 

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There are no numbers in this quote just wild ass guesses by a dedicated LW reporter writing for a LW "newspaper".

The numbers come from the DoJ. Facts sink you Trumpers every time lol.
 

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The numbers come from the DoJ. Facts sink you Trumpers every time lol.
Sorry, no - those numbers are from a LW newspaper. It says 10,000 on the Capitol grounds - ok, fine - that's possible. Trump told his listeners to go there and protest peacefully - which most did.
But no specific numbers on those engaging in violence. Slight difference.
 
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