The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

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The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by Sertorio » Wed May 18, 2022 4:47 pm

The U.S. and NATO Are Waging War With Russia in Ukraine… But Russia Is Assured of Victory
an interview with Russell Bentley - May 18, 2022
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/ ... l-bentley/

Western news media are spinning wild delusions about Russia facing failure and defeat in Ukraine, says Russell Bentley, a former American soldier who has been fighting and living in the Donbass for the past eight years. In the following interview for Strategic Culture Foundation, he says Russia is assured of a stunning victory to defeat not just the Kiev regime but also its handlers in the U.S. and NATO powers.

This week, the New York Times and BBC, for example, belatedly and begrudgingly admitted that Russia had “triumphed” in Mariupol, the southern port city where for weeks the same Western media have been lionizing the “brave defenders” belonging to the NATO-sponsored and openly Nazi-affiliated Azov Battalion.

Russell Bentley has gained an international following for his courage and truth-telling. In this interview, he also bears testimony to the ravages and war crimes committed by what he calls the Nazi Kiev regime against the civilian population. He says it was vital that Russia launched its special military operation (Operation Z) on February 24 because the Kiev regime and the United States in concert with other NATO powers were planning a major deadly offensive against the Donbass. That offensive was pre-empted by Russia’s intervention. He says that while Russia has the military upper hand, the NATO powers are up to their necks in this conflict in a way that threatens a full-on world war. And the Western media are misleading the public about the grave dangers, cynically spouting lies about “defending Ukraine” instead of the reality that the U.S., NATO and the European Union are supporting Nazis and war criminals. He traces a historical political line back to the Second World War and how the Western powers assimilated German Nazi remnants into their power structures with baleful consequences that are manifest today.

Originally from Texas, Russell Bentley has been living in the Donetsk People’s Republic for eight years where he now has obtained official citizenship. He left the United States in late 2014 to join the DPR army to defend the breakaway republic from the NATO-backed Kiev regime. He said the suffering of innocent people at the hands of “NATO Nazis” compelled him to volunteer. Bentley has fought on the frontlines where he has seen many of his comrades-in-arms killed. He recently attended the funeral of one of them, Sergey Lysenko, a fighter and poet who was killed in the battle for Volnavaha on May 9, Victory Day. More recently, he has been broadcasting and working in communications to convey to the world what is really happening in the Donbass and Ukraine. He wryly points out that his broadcasting videos have been censored by Youtube while the U.S.-owned media platform continues to permit Ukrainian Nazi battalions to pump out their propaganda.

Interview

Question: Western news media have been full of reports on how Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine is a failure. From the perspective of people on the ground in Donbass, how is Russia’s campaign going?

Russell Bentley: A lot of people in Donbass and Russia are concerned about the pace and even the conduct of Operation Z, especially in its early stages. In the beginning, some serious mistakes were made, but this is inevitable in every war. Russia has genuinely made every effort to minimize civilian casualties and destruction of infrastructure, what U.S. Nazis call “collateral damage” when their military invades and destroys countries. The U.S. regime has had total control of all political and military policies and decisions in Ukraine since 2014, and that includes the Ukrop [Ukrainian military] Nazis’ decision to use civilian human shields and to maximize death and destruction. Russia has faced an absolutely ruthless, even diabolical enemy while trying to maintain honor and morality by upholding and conforming to the laws of war, and setting a humane example. It is like a boxer using Marquis de Queensbury rules trying to fight an MMA fighter who also has brass knuckles and a knife. But the boxer is winning – militarily, economically, and politically.

Russia is winning, and we will win. Neither the Ukrainian military nor all of NATO can or will stop Russia from the complete accomplishment of all of the goals set for Operation Z. Nazified Ukraine, under the control of U.S., EU and NATO Nazis, is an existential threat to Russia, and Russia will deal with it as such. Ukraine will be de-nazified and de-militarized as far as Russia deems necessary. Of that, you can be certain.

The fact is that Russia has actually achieved a stunning victory. Standard military doctrine dictates an assault force requires a 3-to-1 numerical superiority to have a reasonable chance of victory, and Russia has achieved all its strategic goals thus far with an assault force of less than 1-to-1. The casualty reports from both sides should be taken with a grain of salt, but no serious observer can deny that Russia has dealt strategic losses to Ukrop army men and equipment while maintaining their own numbers at militarily acceptable and operational levels. Russia has used a small fraction (about 15 percent) of its military capabilities so far in Ukraine. The armchair Generals and keyboard commandos who criticize Russia’s military operations in Ukraine are for the most part far too ignorant of military tactics and strategy to even be considered qualified to have an opinion on the subject, so they should be silent. Don’t worry, we got this.

Question: There have been muted admissions in Western media that the United States is supplying intelligence to help the Kiev regime forces to target Russian troops. Have you seen much evidence of the U.S. and NATO providing intelligence to enable Kiev military operations?

Russell Bentley: Yes. The U.S., along with their EU and NATO henchmen, have had complete political, economic and military control over Ukraine since 2014. Every dead civilian and soldier, every person crippled for life, every blown-up or burned-down house, every psychologically traumatized child, every hungry, homeless dog and cat, on both sides, are absolutely and primarily the criminal responsibility of the genuine Nazis who own and control the U.S., EU, and Ukrainian regimes, and their militaries. The entire Ukraine war, ongoing since 2014 is in reality a proxy war of Western fascism against Russia, because Russia is the main obstacle to their objective of world domination.

The U.S. and NATO have had their Special Forces and highly trained mercenaries (including ISIS terrorists) in Ukraine since 2014. I can confirm this personally. The provision of intelligence to Ukraine from satellite, AWACS, drones, ELINT and SIGINT is a major force multiplier, as is the provision of expert advisors and instructors who also have been directly involved in frontline combat operations since 2014, which I can also personally confirm. The provision of multi-billions of dollars worth of weapons and ammo, along with Western orders to “fight Russia to the last Ukrainian”, lays bare the Western Nazis’ intent to leave Ukraine an irrecoverably failed state, just as they have done in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Yemen among other countries. Ukraine is currently under genuine foreign Nazi occupation, absolutely no less than it was from 1941 to 1943. The Ukrainian army today does not “defend” Ukraine, it deliberately destroys it, on behalf of a foreign and genuinely fascist regime that controls Ukraine from Kiev, but is actually based in Washington, London and Brussels. And Tel Aviv.

Without U.S. and NATO’s continuing support, Ukraine’s quisling regime would have already surrendered, the war would have ended, and thousands of lives would have been spared. So the absolute moral, legal and practical responsibility for the start, escalation, and continuation of this war lies with them. Russia doesn’t start wars, we finish them. And we will finish this one as well, victoriously, one way or another. It is up to our enemies in the U.S. and NATO to decide how much destruction and suffering they will cause Ukraine before their inevitable political de-nazification and military defeat.

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There is more at the site, but this is enough to show the reality of this war as seen by someone who has fought in it and is a former American soldier.

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Post by SteveFoerster » Wed May 18, 2022 5:04 pm

So a former Russian general is a nobody because he says things you don't like, but a former American enlisted man who later became a convicted felon and 9/11 Truther before leaving the country is an expert whose every word is gospel because he says things you do like. Got it.
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Re: The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by Doc » Wed May 18, 2022 11:43 pm

SteveFoerster wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 5:04 pm
So a former Russian general is a nobody because he says things you don't like, but a former American enlisted man who later became a convicted felon and 9/11 Truther before leaving the country is an expert whose every word is gospel because he says things you do like. Got it.
Like I said Sertorio lives in a parallel Universe where straight lines are spinning circles and spinning circles are straight lines. They got to go round

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Re: The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by Sertorio » Thu May 19, 2022 12:45 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 5:04 pm
So a former Russian general is a nobody because he says things you don't like, but a former American enlisted man who later became a convicted felon and 9/11 Truther before leaving the country is an expert whose every word is gospel because he says things you do like. Got it.
We are talking about a military man who has actually fought in this war. His opinion may be worth listening to. But because his narrative contradicts your wishful thinking, he has to be a fraud...You do love propaganda, but only that from your side...

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Re: The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by SteveFoerster » Thu May 19, 2022 10:59 am

Sertorio wrote:
Thu May 19, 2022 12:45 am
SteveFoerster wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 5:04 pm
So a former Russian general is a nobody because he says things you don't like, but a former American enlisted man who later became a convicted felon and 9/11 Truther before leaving the country is an expert whose every word is gospel because he says things you do like. Got it.
But because his narrative contradicts your wishful thinking, he has to be a fraud.
By all means, show us all where I said he was a fraud.
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Re: The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by Doc » Thu May 19, 2022 12:14 pm

Sertorio wrote:
Thu May 19, 2022 12:45 am
SteveFoerster wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 5:04 pm
So a former Russian general is a nobody because he says things you don't like, but a former American enlisted man who later became a convicted felon and 9/11 Truther before leaving the country is an expert whose every word is gospel because he says things you do like. Got it.
We are talking about a military man who has actually fought in this war. His opinion may be worth listening to. But because his narrative contradicts your wishful thinking, he has to be a fraud...You do love propaganda, but only that from your side...
Meanwhile a Russian general implies that Russia INVADING Ukraine was a mistake.

Let me guess your military man the fought in the war stayed at a holiday inn express while there?

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Post by SteveFoerster » Thu May 19, 2022 12:33 pm

Moreover, if the standard is "a military man who has actually fought in this war", then that lends just much credence to Ukrainian soldiers.
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Re: The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by neverfail » Thu May 19, 2022 3:42 pm

Sertorio wrote:
Thu May 19, 2022 12:45 am
We are talking about a military man who has actually fought in this war.
We are talking about a man of very biased opinion who, living as he does within the illegal Donetsk Republic, would be moved to be so biased as he would likely have reason to fear for his own safety if he did not publicly "go with the flow".

This man's published essay is not worth the keystrokes that went into it.

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Re: The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by cassowary » Thu May 19, 2022 10:09 pm

Russel Bentley

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/p ... w-1315433/

Note that the Far Left are anti American and pro authoritarian. Bentley supports Putin. They are communists. They accuse their opponents of being what they are ie thugs.

Say, maybe Sertorio is Russel Bentley. Is that you Sertorio? :lol:
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Re: The War in the Ukraine as Seen by an American Soldier

Post by cassowary » Thu May 19, 2022 11:14 pm

Doc wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 11:43 pm
SteveFoerster wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 5:04 pm
So a former Russian general is a nobody because he says things you don't like, but a former American enlisted man who later became a convicted felon and 9/11 Truther before leaving the country is an expert whose every word is gospel because he says things you do like. Got it.
Like I said Sertorio lives in a parallel Universe where straight lines are spinning circles and spinning circles are straight lines. They got to go round

Sertorio and other leftist like him (like this fruitcake Russell Bentley, cannot see truth from fiction. I think there is something wrong with their minds.
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