conflict zones, latest, Ukraine

Land rush

Hot on the heels of Kiev’s tanks came… Joe Biden’s shale mining equipment:

“These vehicles were brought here in June, at the time the tanks arrived in Metalist and started shelling the town. We think they expected to seize swiftly the Southeast, the Donbass in particular, and start mining the shale gas.”

And the report ends in this curious way:

Even now, during the ceasefire, it is not really safe to be here. As locals told us, in the evening, the Ukrainian Armed Forces and National Guard volunteer battalions start shooting at each other.