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Zelenskyy calls on Russians to 'protest' and 'fight back' against Putin's draft if they 'want to survive' Russia/Ukraine

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u/reckless150681 Sep 22 '22

Not really. Remember the Winter War? Russia tried invading Finland in the dead of winter and they were 100% not ready.

People like to make "haha don't invade Russia in winter" memes but forget that the Russians themselves are guilty of the very same thing lol

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u/Nobel6skull Sep 22 '22

Also worth mentioning that if you have proper gear the winter ice is far better then the spring mud.

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u/briancbrn Sep 23 '22

Mud is fucking terrible. I once got the pleasure of watching a new driver get a six wheel drive transport truck stuck.

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u/Plasibeau Sep 23 '22

I think about the off road custom built rigs with transfer cases to make a semi truck driver weep and articulated suspension with zero point turning that some guys build. They take these things up sheer cliff faces! The type of mud to stick a SIX wheel drive vehicle must be some other worldly shit because I can't even imagine.

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u/briancbrn Sep 23 '22

Oh nah it ain’t nothing special like that. Just new drivers stopping a massive vehicle in the middle of mud and letting it sink a little.

Still blew my mind that someone actually stopped when you had every tool in your box to just continue through.

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u/WonAnotherCitizen Sep 23 '22

There's a bit of a weight difference there lol