Mobilized, Casualties and Moscow

Nadin Brzezinski
6 min readOct 14, 2022
Russian soldier, via telegram

Telegram is a window into Russia. If you will, it’s more like a crack. However, it is more than we had in the Cold War. A few things are happening now that are significant. There are multiple reasons for this.

The first is news of the first dead from cities like Moscow. Until now, the city has mostly avoided this. Why? It’s the center of the empire. So most of the burden is on ethnic minorities and poor…

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Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game. You can find me at CounterSocial, Mastodon and rarely FB