Ukraine War, December 5, 2022: The face of appeasement–U.S. modified HIMARS artillery launchers so they couldn’t hit targets in Russia; How dare they? Ukraine attacks targets in Russia

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To understand the broad context within which current developments in Ukraine should be considered,see

“Ukraine War, October 26, 2022: The context for analysis of current developments; The “dirty bomb” as a Russian propaganda distraction from current war crimes,” The Trenchant Observer, October 26, 2022.


1) Javier G. Cuesta y Luís de Vega, “El Kremlin acusa a Ucrania de dos explosiones en bases aéreas en suelo ruso a cientos de kilómetros de la frontera; Un asesor de Zelenski insinúa que las detonaciones simultáneas en los aeródromos de Riazán y Sarátov responden a una operación especial de Kiev,” El País, el 5 de diciembre 2022 (05:09, actualizado a las 07:41 EST);

2) Michael R. Gordon and Gordon Lubold, “U.S. Altered Himars Rocket Launchers to Keep Ukraine From Firing Missiles Into Russia; Experts debate whether long-range missiles for Ukraine would deter Putin or widen war,” Wall Street Journal, December 5, 2022 (updated 2:25 p.m. ET);

Updated Dec. 5, 2022 1:35 pm ET


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