Sivkov: Hitting 400 Tomahawks at Khmeimim at once would restore US hegemonic status


Konstantin Sivkov, a military political expert and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Missile and Artillery Sciences, believes that the United States could oust Russia from Syria with a powerful missile strike, but Washington is embarrassed by Moscow’s nuclear arsenal. At the same time, he called the "vital necessity" for Russia to acquire an aircraft carrier fleet as the main conclusion from the war in Syria.


Sivkov expressed his conclusions in an article published in the publication "Military Industrial Courier". According to Sivkov’s findings, the Russian state should have an airline comparable to Aeroflot, which would be fully equipped with products exclusively from the domestic aviation industry. In addition, Russia must have a large number of different civil courts.

The USA could knock out the Russian Aerospace Forces from Syria by hitting 300–400 Tomahawks at the Khmeimim base and thereby restore their shaky status of world hegemon, for the sake of which they started the whole “Arab spring”, the nuclear potential of our country prevented

- wrote Sivkov.

Sivkov believes that nuclear weapons also operate in low-intensity conflicts. It restrains a potential adversary from direct military intervention.

21st lesson: Russia should have a mobilization reserve of civilian fleet vessels, which would guarantee to increase the carrying capacity of the transport fleet of the Russian Navy to the required volumes in a timely manner. The same thing with aviation, where the situation is even worse. <...> Therefore, the 22nd lesson of the Syrian war is that Russia should have a state-owned airline of Aeroflot or S7 scale, equipped with only domestic-made aircraft

- sure Sivkov.

Sivkov drew attention to other problems, noting what lessons Russia should learn from the war in Syria. He also touched on issues of informational, ideological, economic and other types of confrontation. After all, the war in Syria has provided great material for analysis and study.
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  1. steelmaker Offline
    steelmaker 21 March 2020 15: 55
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    Sivkov himself stated that upon the first strike of at least one cruise missile at our base, the CARRIERS will be DESTROYED! And here already 400? And the face does not crack so DREAM?
    1. Don’t worry, steelworker, they just don’t have so many tomahawks.
  2. gorenina91 Offline
    gorenina91 (Irina) 21 March 2020 16: 02
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    - Some fragments and scraps of reasoning ...

    The United States could knock out the Russian Air Force from Syria by hitting 300-400 Tomahawks at the Khmeimim base and thereby restore its shaky world hegemonic status

    - Haha there are so many “Tomahawks” .., and why are there “Tomahawks” in general ... - The Americans could have destroyed our base with simple bombs and missiles ... - Yes, even Turkish aviation can do it ... - Who is there and how can protect her there ??? - In fact, there is no cover there ... - And with the S-400, Russia is bluffing, as always ...
    - And where does the nuclear weapons ...- Russia still does not engage in such a war ... using nuclear weapons ...

    Russia should have a mobilization reserve of civilian fleet vessels, which would guarantee to increase the carrying capacity of the transport fleet of the Russian Navy to the required volumes in a timely manner.

    - But where will Russia take this fleet ... - From the Zvezda shipyard, or what ??? - Hahah ... - Or will it be freighting with someone ??? - For transportation of military strategic cargo by foreign ships ??? - All this is very risky ... -Yes and where to get directions ... - all around are enemies, including China ...
    1. Guerilla1 Offline
      Guerilla1 (Eremeev) 21 March 2020 18: 11
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      Quote: gorenina91
      - But where will Russia take this fleet ... - From the Zvezda shipyard, or what?

      No, the Star is too close to China .. wassat
    2. Binder Offline
      Binder (Miron) 21 March 2020 21: 43
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      Russian proverb:

      Do not sit in your sled!

      Unfortunately, the current Russian leadership has clearly forgotten this proverb, sending its troops to a foreign country to save the bloody local dictator. And now, when after many years of war, the destruction of the country and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Syrian citizens, it turns out that the goal has not been achieved, the Russian army looks sorry even against the backdrop of the Turks.
      1. xilia72 Offline
        xilia72 (xantos) 21 March 2020 22: 59
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        Assad, in fact, is the whitest and most furry among the leaders of the Arab world. The only problem is that he is a representative of the Alawite minority (30%), the rest are Sunni (70%) or Kurds. As I was told by one Syrian Kurd who came to Germany in the 80s, the whole Syrian army consisted and consists of Alawites, such a caste system has been formed since the time of Assad the Elder.
        1. Binder Offline
          Binder (Miron) 22 March 2020 05: 42
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          Among the leaders of the Arab world there are no white and fluffy ones and never have been - the specifics are not the same, this is not a thread for Luxembourg and Liechtenstein wink
          And the problem of national-religious relations in Syria has always existed and the current armed conflict, in which everyone is fighting against everyone, is only an extreme aggravation of this problem. Indeed, the Alawite minority, long since humiliated and despised by all other ethnic and confessional groups of the Syrian population, has occupied key positions in the army and administrative bodies of the country since the French mandate. The French consciously supported and promoted these outcasts, created from them indigenous allies as opposed to other, often hostile, natives - the old principle of “Divide and conquer” in action.
          Of course, having seized power and having real power, the Alawites crushed all other Syrians, primarily the Sunni majority, by the most barbaric methods. Kurds were also citizens of some third grade, as were Christians, Druze, etc.
          Having seized power as a result of an armed coup, the father of the present Assad has repeatedly resorted to armed suppression of popular unrest, killing his compatriots with tens of thousands, his little son only continues family traditions, and the Russian leadership actively contributes to this. That is the reality ...
      2. S.V.YU Offline
        S.V.YU 22 March 2020 11: 14
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        Bindyuzhnik, go about your business - pull bags on the pier! Politics is NOT YOURS!
        1. Binder Offline
          Binder (Miron) 22 March 2020 17: 27
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          I forgot to ask you what to do with me. laughing By the way, bindyuzhniki never carried bags on moorings - they were not movers, but dregs. But you, perhaps, will not understand what the difference is, education is not enough. hi
          1. isofat Offline
            isofat (Sergei) 22 March 2020 17: 48
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            Quote: Bindyuzhnik
            By the way, bindyuzhniki never carried bags on moorings

            That is why you were culturally invited not to shoulder the burden that was too heavy for you. I must say that you have already managed to dispel the myth of the intellectual superiority of the people of Israel, then you can not try.
            1. Binder Offline
              Binder (Miron) 22 March 2020 19: 50
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              Dear, your opinion on this matter may be of interest only to your fellow practitioners on a fly-type vocational school.
              1. isofat Offline
                isofat (Sergei) 22 March 2020 20: 00
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                ... or try, since you are not sure about the positive results of your activity.
                Why don’t you like Israel so much?
                1. Binder Offline
                  Binder (Miron) 22 March 2020 20: 03
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                  Your sense of humor corresponds to a very modest level of intelligence.
              2. Arkharov Offline
                Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 23 March 2020 06: 49
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                Why offend true "intellectuals", now this vocational school is proudly called, as in the whole civilized world, college!!!
    3. Aleksey Glotov Offline
      Aleksey Glotov (alexey glotov) 22 March 2020 03: 42
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      Well, Irina, today you are pretty zealously bent.
  3. Arkharov Offline
    Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 21 March 2020 16: 29
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    According to Sivkov’s findings, the Russian state should have an airline comparable to Aeroflot, which would be fully equipped with products exclusively from the domestic aviation industry. In addition, Russia must have a large number of different civil courts.

    A wonderful discovery, let's continue, in every village house with a warm toilet, every single woman with a husband, etc. Just how to do it, he does not write?
    And why not 400 thousand Tomahawks, what a little thing? What is he talking about? Or maybe, for his reasons, immediately start a nuclear war? Sivkov in his own spirit ...
  4. Oyo Sarkazmi Offline
    Oyo Sarkazmi (Oyo Sarkazmi) 21 March 2020 17: 02
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    Gee. Americans 400 Tomahawks carry Hmeimim, we are 4 thermonuclear - Diego Garcia, and are all happy?
    No matter how. Europeans and Japanese will expose Americans outside their countries in a few days. Who else wants to be fried in their own home?
    1. Arkharov Offline
      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 21 March 2020 18: 10
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      Americans 400 Tomahawks carry Hmeimim.

      - and who is going to do this, if not in the inflamed brain of the author? I can think of such scenarios for you so much, you’ll just download. And for this you need to be a "corresponding member"?
    2. Splkn Offline
      Splkn (Sergei) 21 March 2020 21: 21
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      For Diego Garcia and one for the eyes. That's just no one to make such a decision.

      There are few real violent, and there are no leaders
      1. Oyo Sarkazmi Offline
        Oyo Sarkazmi (Oyo Sarkazmi) 23 March 2020 20: 05
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        Quote: Splkn
        That's just no one to make such a decision.

        After the Crimea and Syria, I would not be so careless ...
  5. Valentine Offline
    Valentine (Valentin) 21 March 2020 18: 15
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    No, guys, Russia cannot resist this pack of ferocious dogs with conventional weapons, so we will have to use TNW, if not strategic, and we have no other choice. But American strategic analysts are already inventing new types of pressure on their opponents, without using any weapons, and such an example is a fake coronavirus, and what they should spray a plague or ebola virus over the same China from a regular scheduled passenger plane, or even something more terrible - all living things will die out, industry will remain, and the land can be restored after some time .... And it is quite possible that this corona aphera was made specifically to test for the weakness of America’s enemies before the great biological warfare, and there is plenty of this US muck, and they have thoroughly studied the “wind rose” over a potential adversary, so this option does not need to be discounted.
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    2. Arkharov Offline
      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 21 March 2020 19: 47
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      .. such an example is fake coronavirus ...

      - fake, you say, and people from the coronavirus, too, in your opinion, are pretending to die? Where do you all come from?
      1. Valentine Offline
        Valentine (Valentin) 21 March 2020 20: 12
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        Gregory didn’t want to answer you, oh well - but you know that up to 500 thousand people die every year from simple seasonal flu, and 8 million die from cancer, and now in China only 3,5 have died from this "coronavirus" , XNUMX thousand people, and the disease process itself has declined .... And so that you know that any virus mutates, and from which one the person died, it is not known in this mess, either pork, or bird, or atypical, or something else .... And yet, we agreed that you don’t touch my comments, but I’m yours, I’m extremely interested in them, and I’m even and not minus, unlike you, so goodbye.
        1. Arkharov Offline
          Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 21 March 2020 20: 26
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          The fact that you die healthy is very happy for you. Just do not quite understand how your last footcloth explains completely fake previous. And by the way, we didn’t agree on anything with you ...
          1. Valentine Offline
            Valentine (Valentin) 21 March 2020 20: 42
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            Well, Grisha, you completely forgot how much hysteria, as now, was in the world about AIDS, and bird flu, and swine, and SARS, and people were dying too, but we already forgot about it safely, so months in 2-3 we will forget about the coronavirus, and read the comments carefully so as not to ask again .... Oh, but you aren’t something for me to answer you ...
    3. Robert Korsunsky_2 (Robert Korsunsky) 21 March 2020 22: 23
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      It is possible that this virus was like a “pen test”! I do not believe that he is of natural origin! As for the entry of our troops into Syria, regrettably, the fight against terrorists was only a cover, the main interest for our oligarchic "elite" is Syrian oil! And I am very sorry for our military, who was sent there to fight for the Russian oligarchy!
    4. bonifacius Offline
      bonifacius (Alex) 21 March 2020 22: 50
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      all living things will die, industry will remain, and after some time the land can be restored ...

      And who, in your opinion, will work in the remaining unharmed Chinese industry !? If you think that it will be blacks from Harlem or homeless from California, then you are mistaken. Or do you think that Ukrainians and Tribaltians are also doubtful (where are they going to be collected, instead of the retired Chinese). In general, your script is somewhat flawed.
  6. boriz Offline
    boriz (boriz) 21 March 2020 19: 08
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    Unlike Sivkov, the Americans well remember that in the south the MiG-31 with Daggers is on duty. At the first strike, they quickly organize so that the US strike group will be left without an aircraft carrier, cruisers and destroyers. For this, these MiGs are on duty precisely in the south. And nuclear weapons in this case are not needed. Just after this exchange of blows it will be possible to present an ultimatum on their own terms. Trump is not so stupid to get involved in this adventure. And in Syria, ours are not unarmed. There are anti-ship complexes Bastion. They are not in Khmeimim and are very mobile .. They still need to be found in order to try to destroy. In 2016, they were tested on ISIS. Well done. They can work on land targets.
    And the Americans are mentally unprepared for large simultaneous losses. If several large ships are destroyed at once, the president will not stay long.
    1. Splkn Offline
      Splkn (Sergei) 21 March 2020 21: 16
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      Well, who told you that the answer will be like that? Do not fantasize. Practice does not confirm such an answer. For example, the Kremlin invited the children of American diplomats to the Kremlin tree to capture our consular buildings in America. In addition to the sun, there must be a will to use them.
  7. Vyacheslav Moscow 21 March 2020 19: 39
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    Bullshit.
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      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 21 March 2020 20: 27
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      Surname is ....
  8. Splkn Offline
    Splkn (Sergei) 21 March 2020 21: 11
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    And three hundred tomahawks will not arrange a hegemon?
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    shadow 21 March 2020 21: 12
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    Well, Sivkov has long become Sivokha, so you can not read his nonsense further. Besides, some time ago there was a warning from Russia and how did the Americans behave with their tomahawks? Do not forget about it.
  10. Yuri Mikhailovsky (Yuri Mikhailovsky) 22 March 2020 02: 42
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    Homeland can be calm! So many strategists will protect her from any tomahawks .......
  11. Vladimir Lizichev 22 March 2020 09: 33
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    If you have a fountain, shut it up. Give a rest and a fountain!

    K. Prutkov

    This can only be seen with a hangover on Monday, and even then not everyone! There are a lot of strange people in America, but not to the same extent. This is despite the fact that those majors of the US Armed Forces and some politicians, brought up from the 90s of the last century on the belief in absolute superiority over Russia. Today, 30 years later, they are reluctant to part with illusions. Modern wars have such a variety of types, types, parties involved, the presence of weapons, and much more that this assumption by K. Sivkov, at least, looks one-sided and not finalized. Reminds

    And in our apartment there is gas. And you?
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    kriten (Vladimir) 22 March 2020 10: 09
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    The issue of aircraft carriers is so controversial at the present time. If you continue local wars around the world - then yes, against savages with bows or Kalash, they will certainly come in handy. Against a serious adversary - they may be useless.
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    Superamber01 (Aleksandr Bals) 22 March 2020 11: 31
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    Not just carriers. And Yars, Poplar headquarters to turn into ruins. In Hudson, raise the wave and wash the continent to zero.
  14. Rus Offline
    Rus 22 March 2020 15: 38
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    The harsher the article, the more patriots fly to defend the Great Power))))
  15. Yuri Shalnov Offline
    Yuri Shalnov (Yuri Shalnov) 22 March 2020 16: 05
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    Sivkov, probably, is not aware that all modern aircraft have imported avionics. Russia completely lacks its own microradioelectronics, which is the heart of avionics and all military equipment ... Medvedev stupidly promised a "guarantor" that would ensure import substitution in 2-3 years, and he believed in GDP ... Today (the most likely liner MS 21 of Russia production) 50-70% consists of imported electronics and the United States has already banned its export to other countries ...
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      kochan68 (kochan68) 22 March 2020 17: 09
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      What, do you really think that they are each on their own ... ha ha ... They are one gang, everything is transparent for every member there. And Medvedev, in principle, can not promise anything, because everything has already been spelled out and everyone plays only the role of a cog in the mechanism.
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    kochan68 (kochan68) 22 March 2020 17: 05
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    And then what about Russia's nuclear potential? In this situation, I’m sure Putin will not start a war to death. For example, the Americans will defeat our base, well, Putin will not brew nuclear porridge. This will happen only in one case, when he and his retinue will be sentenced to death by the United States.
  17. nikolai.shupenin 22 March 2020 18: 13
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    And if on the contrary, then what will happen to their bases?
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    Astronaut (San Sanych) 22 March 2020 19: 51
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    An attack of 400 Tomahawks at Hmeimim at once would restore US hegemonic status

    Well, yes, if at least a quarter of them reach, that is unlikely!
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    RFR (RFR) 22 March 2020 20: 16
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    A hit with a baseball bat on Sivkov’s head would have probably finished the fiction in the press of this donkey.
    1. alisher26111977aliev (Alik Aliyev) 22 March 2020 23: 58
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      Or maybe Mr. Sivkov will write what will happen to America if we hit them simultaneously with 400 Voyevoda missiles with thermonuclear filling?
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    Dzafdet (Sergei) 22 March 2020 20: 18
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    Panties not burst? We have a country of the poor and the poor, and bring aircraft carriers to the warriors ... You have to make at least 500 SU-57 for a start ...
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    shinobi (Yuri) 23 March 2020 02: 12
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    Strategist, etit. Blow to the Russian base! He is not friends with his head at all. This is a war between a nuclear power and a nuclear power. Moreover, the base there is official.
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    FreeJack1970 (Oleg Gennadievich) 23 March 2020 02: 29
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    Sivkov lately (about 20 years old) has been walking a little crookedly .... But then the guy suffered ... Something like that and I can tell you how to recapture Alaska - to gasp with all the Yars, Topolis and Maces ....!
    However, no way ... - the little fly will arrive ....
    And that means our General Staff will look calmly at 400 Tomahawks ... with a smile. ???
    Spring, Sivkov ... spring ... Lack of vitamins and overdose. haloperidol ... (((
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    storm 23 March 2020 03: 21
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    At the same time, he called the “vital necessity” for Russia to acquire an aircraft carrier fleet as the main conclusion from the war in Syria.

    Insanity grows stronger with age !!!!
    Kuzi’s campaign to the coast of Syria showed the complete failure and worthlessness of Russian carrier-based aviation. With an insignificant number of sorties, compared with the “colleagues” from the airborne forces, the sailors lost two aircraft and “imperceptibly”, smoking black stench, went to their native shores ...
    With the cost of one aircraft carrier at $ 10 billion, the VKS can buy 10 combat regiments (240 units) of the latest Su-57 (with the declared price of $ 40 million per aircraft) for this money.
    The effectiveness of their actions will differ not in favor of the aircraft carrier at least every five !!!
    First of all, you need to ensure the security of your territory, and then carefully climb into global affairs ....
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    duchy (Salih) 23 March 2020 06: 30
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    Begin to get all these "If only so." Interestingly, he reads documents, Doctrine, speeches and all kinds of briefings and forums ?? It was clearly and loudly said -

    In the event of aggression from anyone in Russia, a retaliatory strike will be delivered at decision points.

    - the ocean will not save these arrogant and pathos subjects.
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    Dust (Sergei) 23 March 2020 12: 00
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    You can reason like Sivkov! Russia can destroy 400 air defense systems in Poland and Romania with XNUMX calibers.
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    Perfectionist 23 March 2020 15: 01
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    Expert? Yes, even a military man? I'm under the table.
  27. Paramon Pictures (Paramon Pictures) 23 March 2020 15: 13
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    The old man was sick.
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    Regis (Sergey Kopan) 24 March 2020 13: 35
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    The conclusions are somehow strange ... and most importantly, what are the "conclusions" from? With all due respect to the post, in my opinion, this is pure fantasy.
  29. Evgeny Panteleev (Evgeny Panteleev) April 16 2020 16: 31
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    The steward is stupid like Sivkov gelding, sorry, the amendment "gray gelding".

    The great writer Gogol.