“But this is clearly a sign that NATO and the West are considering a further depletion of Slavic peoples as cannon fodder against the Russians to spare the West’s own troops and people. We should be extremely cautious, keeping the eyes open for false flag events within these countries that could be designed to mobilize their population for an intervention within Ukraine.”
With the fall of Artemovsk, the collapse of Ukraine has begun.
What does that mean? The war is over? Unfortunately, far from it.
The collapse of the German Wehrmacht began 1943. Some would argue after the battle of Stalingrad and some would argue after the battle of Kursk. Both took place in 1943. Unfortunately, after these triggering events the fighting continued for two years and took several millions of further casualties on all sides.
And now, a century and a quarter later, we come to something that I’m sure Mackinder never envisaged and that is the Heartland plus population. Russia plus China: millions of well-educated, well-situated people, lots of science and technology, an enormous percentage of the world’s manufacturing capacity together with all the natural resources one could want.