Russia is running out of everything that they need to make war, and it’s making their once-fearsome leader appear frail and paranoid.
Vladimir Putin is failing in Ukraine; there is no way to sugar coat it. His army was ill-prepared and his strategy was weak. His only path forward now is to continue conscripting citizens to serve as cannon fodder up until he grows so belligerent that he attempts to use nuclear weapons. At that point there will be no stopping the rest of the world, (or his own people), from taking him out.
And, up until that seemingly inevitable moment, we’ll have a pretty bizarre spectacle to behold, as Putin’s cowardice is conjured in full.
Vladimir Putin’s preferred mode of transportation these days is said to be a customized armored train because the Russian president is “scared” that his private plane could be shot out of a sky, according to a new report.
Ilya Rozhdestvensky, a reporter with the anti-Kremlin investigative unit the Dossier Center, told CNN that since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, Putin has mostly stopped using his presidential aircraft.
Instead, he reportedly has traveled in an armored train equipped with a special communication system.
The reporter did not mince his words.
“The psychological reason of using this train is that he’s scared,” Rozhdestvensky told the outlet. “He’s scared that he can be tracked, that his plane can be tracked, that his plane can be shot down.”
This sort of frightened behavior has followed Putin for months now, cutting through whatever tough facade he paints on for the cameras, and revealing to the world that Russia is no longer a modern world power.
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