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“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) Konstantin von Hammerstein (Kommentar), “Verzögern, was ohnehin kommt; Anstatt die Dynamik in der Frage der Panzerlieferungen an die Ukraine zu steuern, wartet Olaf Scholz ab – und wird so zum Getriebenen. Für die Sturheit des Kanzlers wird Deutschland einen hohen Preis zahlen,” Der Spiegel, den 20. Januar, 2023 (21.24 Uhr);
2) Konstantin von Hammerstein (Commentary): “Delay what’s coming anyway: Instead of controlling the dynamics in the question of tank deliveries to Ukraine, Olaf Scholz waits – and thus becomes a driven person. Germany will pay a high price for the stubbornness of the chancellor,” Der Spiegel, January 20, 2023 (9:24 pm);
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