Russian Defeat: More Hints

Nadin Brzezinski
5 min readJan 27, 2023

It is starting to be more obvious. The Russian goals for the war are destined to fail. Every day it’s becoming ever more so. Today we had a couple of interesting posts. The first was General SVR, and the second was Alexey Arestovich. Once again, they usually do not confirm each other. That they seem to be doing such tells me this is becoming more obvious.

A note about SVR: they continue to tell us that Vladimir Putin uses doubles. This is what the first part of his post is about, a visit to one of Moscow’s Universities.

The paranoia about getting poisoned is not that crazy. It’s a constant of Russian history. Poisoning has been in use since at least Ivan the Terrible. So remember that when you read this. But there is another aspect to this. Russia has a long history of antisemitism. So keeping the community's leaders at bay is probably part of it.

But it’s the second part of the post that comes in loudly. It’s the reality that the mission is not possible:

Dear subscribers and guests of the channel! Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and head of the Federation of Jewish Communities Alexander Boroda. An attentive observer could note a significant difference in the attitude of the President of Russia towards the students of Moscow universities the day before and representatives of Jewish organizations. If Putin came out with almost full contact with students and even took part in a photo session while standing close to Russian youth, then the president preferred to communicate with representatives of Jewish communities at a distance of at least three meters. One could suspect Putin of a biased attitude towards the participants of yesterday’s meeting on ethnic grounds, but everything is much simpler. As we have already reported, the president’s double met with the students and the risk of rapprochement with the audience was justified, but Putin did not dare to hold the representatives of the Jewish communities for fools, exposing an understudy in his place, which, if desired, could be convicted of inconsistency with the original, Putin did not dare, and the president decided decision to attend the meeting in person. Of course, Putin, firstly, does not want his counterparts to really assess his state of health even by appearance, and secondly, the president is…

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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