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originally posted by: Yusomad
originally posted by: ProfessorT
The reports coming out of Eastern Ukraine about Jews being forced to 'register' are both concerning and truly shocking. Is Vladimir Putin trying to recreate what happened when Adolf Hitler was around? It certainly looks like he is. Absolutely disgusting. The Ukrainian government are toothless and thus far they haven't been able to defend themselves and their citizens. In light of recent events they should request mutual military aid from NATO.
Guess that one went right over your head huh?
Nice to see you warmongers are still clutching at straws.
Ukraine Reporter @StateOfUkraine #Transnistria, has asked #Russia to recognize it's independence from Moldova. The timing is likely not a coincidence. rbc.ua/rus/news/polit… 9 mins ago 16 retweets | 2 replies
One of the Russian commandos who urged captured Ukrainian paratroopers to refuse to perform military duties , admitted that he took part in the events on the Maidan. The press center of the Security Service of Ukraine. According to the SBU, the actions of armed persons illegally held military 25- th separate Airborne Brigade of Airborne Forces in Slavic Ukraine , led by Colonel General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Igor Strelkov . It showed one of the Ukrainian paratroopers who were arrested by a group of armed men at the entrance to Kramatorska April 16. He said the seizure of automatic weapons was under the personal guidance Strelkov . Thus the Russian GRU officer bowed Ukrainian military move to the side of illegal armed formations, promising higher wages and other tangible benefits. " Refuse to perform military duties required and there is there 's saboteur named " Daisy "who boasted that the group was part of a sniper on Independence Square in Kiev during the mass protests ," - noted in the SBU.
Russia's envoy to the European Union said the authorities in Kiev had incorrectly interpreted an international deal to resolve the crisis in Ukraine, where rebellions have broken out in south-eastern regions. "If we are speaking about how the Geneva document is being interpreted in Kiev by the current authorities, then unfortunately they understood this incorrectly," Vladimir Chizhov told the Russian state television Rossiya-24. "In particularly that it only applies to the eastern and southern provinces and those who are demanding federalism, but it not to Kiev, where (it thinks) everything is legal including the ongoing occupation of Maidan."
In the Petrovsky district of Donetsk law enforcement officers detained two residents of the city, which in the struggle were seized two Makarov pistols and ammunition , which were previously in the city police department g.Slavyansk ( Donetsk region). . As reported in Friday's Division of Public Relations Research Affairs of Ukraine in Donetsk region are spetslinii " 102" at 15.27 on Thursday it was reported that a supermarket parking lot in Petrovsky district of Donetsk are people who probably armed. As the Acting Head of State Protection Service under Interior Ministry of Ukraine in Donetsk region Lieutenant Colonel Sergei Prilyapa arrived to Liberty Square , GSO staff approached a group of drunken men , which indicated passersby . When dealing with the police officers suspected began to behave aggressively, then one of them suddenly pulled out a gun , reminiscent of the PM, and hit on the head dress older . In the struggle the gun he managed to select , and then he turned back to the policemen and took out another jacket . Junior Inspector detention group grabbed his arms from behind , giving aim. " Shot still sounded - as it turned out , the attacker while wounded himself in the leg. Partners in crime took to their heels . One of them jumped into the roadway and was detained by police protection middle of the road , and the second , despite the injury , he fled . Apparently , being in a state of shock , he first just do not feel the pain " , - the report says . In the search for the attacker escaped were sent three groups of employees of criminal investigation police department Petrovsky Donetsk. One group found a fugitive and a half kilometers away from the scene , in the sparsely populated place on the outskirts of the district. The attacker was arrested , despite attempts by police officers to counter . One of the detainees appeared 48 -year-old resident of the Kirov district of Donetsk . He seized 7 rounds of 9 mm caliber . We have solved the issue of electing him to measure. His 40 -year-old partner , a resident of Kiev district of Donetsk , arrested by the court. Both have not tried . In CCA Research Affairs of Ukraine in Donetsk region reported that the scene also seized two pistols " Makarov " . Weapons sent for examination. Judging by the numbers , until recently, it was stored in the Slavic city police department . Now law enforcement to figure out how it got to the detainees . " According to this criminal proceedings under Part 2 st.342 (resistance to a law enforcement officer in the performance of his duties ) , p.2 st.345 (intentional infliction of a law enforcement officer beating, light or moderate injuries ) and h 1 st.263 (illegal handling of weapons , ammunition ) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine " , - said the head of Petrovsky PO Artem Carrot In this incident is under investigation . Persons involved could face up to seven years in prison.
In Donetsk at 13:30 on 17 April, the team observed the occupied oblast administration building with some 150 people inside the barricades. Russian television programmes were broadcast there, including President Putin's live question-and-answer session. The city administration office, also occupied by opponents of the central government, appeared to be working normally. At 18:00, following information about a disruptive protest at the Donetsk International Airport, the team visited the airport to verify the situation on the ground. In its assessment, the overall situation was normal and calm. At the departures hall, the team observed the presence of around 30 people of different age groups with St. George’s ribbons on their clothes and one man with a “Donetsk People’s Republic” flag on his shoulders. The Donetsk team spoke also to the local Rabbi, who confirmed media reports about anti-Jewish fliers signed by the self-declared “People’s Governor of Donbas” (the Ukrainian and Russian name for the area covering the Donetsk and Luhansk regions). The text called upon local Jewish people to present themselves for registration, threatening deportation and confiscation of property if they failed to do so. According to the Rabbi, on 15 April, three or four masked men arrived on foot at the synagogue and handed several of these fliers to people located on the premises. They returned later that night by car and handed out more of the fliers. The self-declared governor denied that he and his office were responsible for the flier. The team observed armed Ukrainian police watching the activities of the traffic police in Volnovakha(approximately 60 km south of Donetsk). In Mariupol, as of 11:25, there were no helicopters or aircraft seen flying over the city. The town appeared to be functioning normally. The Mariupol Administration building remained occupied, with the flag of the “Donetsk Republic” flying on top of the eastern structure and the flag of the former Soviet Union flying on top of the west building. Mariupol’s Mayor claimed that the City Administration building had been occupied by 40 fighters assisted by Russian intelligence officers, and that most of the Mariupol and Donbas population were in favor of significant decentralization of Ukraine but did not support separatism. The team left Mariupol, travelling to the Ministry of Interior Internal Forces compound, arriving at 13:12. Outside the entrance of the compound there was a government jeep which had been fired upon and was damaged both inside and out. There were traces of blood observed on the outside of the right doors and the rear tailgate of the vehicle. The metal gates to the compound entrance had at some point been removed and discarded to the side of the road. The entrance had been blocked by two large government trucks, parked facing into the compound. Upon entering the compound, the team observed that the front of both trucks had bullet holes in both the window and body. The team observed evidence that Molotov cocktails had been used against the compound, and there was one building that had burned to the ground and was still smoldering. At 15:00, the team went to the Emergency Medical Hospital. According to its director, five patients were brought to this facility, all with gunshot wounds. He also checked the daily registry for Mariupol and found that on 16 April, a total of 16 people were treated for wounds in various medical facilities. According to the Ministry of Interior and the Mayor, there were three fatalities. The Medical Director confirmed one; however, he could not personally confirm any others as he was only working at the emergency hospital. At around 15:30 the team arrived at Mariupol Airport. Upon approaching the terminal, there appeared to be no more activity than had been seen the day before, with Ukrainian flags flying. However, upon closer observation, four Ukrainian military helicopters were seen parked on the tarmac. The general situation in Dnepropetrovsk, Kherson and Odessa remained calm and quiet, as assessed by the monitoring teams. On the main roads in the vicinity of Odessa an increasing number of roadblocks were seen as compared to previous days. They were manned by unarmed or armed police, often accompanied by local volunteers supporting a unitary state structure for Ukraine. The situation continues to be calm in Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk and Lviv. According to a representative of Lviv’s local Russian community, its situation is “precarious” but far from being dangerous at the moment. He noted an absence of any Russian-speaking pre-schools in the region. The centre of Kyiv was generally calm, and a regular police presence was observed throughout the day in the city centre. The team observed the behaviour of football fans during the match between Dynamo Kyiv and Shakhtar Donetsk and spoke to a Shakhtar football team security officer, who confirmed that despite the Donetsk team winning in Kyiv and the fans of both teams being arch rivals, there was not a single clash or incident of violence among the fans and, as he put it, “there was a tremendous sense of unity, with ‘Ukraine – One country’ slogans chanted by fans of both teams during the game on a regular basis.
Actions of armed individuals who were illegally detained servicemen of the 25th Separate Airborne Brigade Airborne Ukrainian Armed Forces Slovyansk , led Colonel Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Igor Shooters. Such testimony was given one of the Ukrainian paratroopers , who were detained by an armed group at the entrance to Kramators'k April 16. As the press service of the Ukrainian Security Service , he said , the removal of the automatic weapon was under the personal guidance of a small arm. "At the same GRU officer declined Ukrainian military to side with the illegal armed formation , promising high salaries and other material benefits," - noted in the department . Also in the testimony of a soldier states that refuse to execute the duties of military presence there and demanded Russian spy named "Daisy" , which boasted that the composition of the sniper team was on Independence Square in Kiev during the mass protests. The press center of the SBU was reminded that a Russian citizen Gunmen wanted. Against him criminal proceedings have commenced upon the organization of premeditated murder and committing acts against the sovereignty, territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine holding subversion and organizing riots in the territory of the eastern regions of the country.
Multiple reports that #Putin tourists/troops are heading to #Zaporozhye eastern #Ukraine. Separatist activity is expected there this weekend
The Communist party in #Ukraine stopped legislation that would stabilize the situation in the East and effectively joined forces with #Putin
Defence Ministry UA @DefenceUA Anti-terrorist operation inEastern #Ukraine frozen for Easter &due to #Geneva agreements, Security Service pravda.com.ua |DefenceUA
originally posted by: asen_y2k
a reply to: Xcathdra
Maybe to decrease sanctions, as the west just delayed sanctions over the Geneva deal, and more over Russia has an escuse now after the deal, which they interpret differently.
Or they are preparing the grounds and provocations/false flags.
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The anti-semitic flyer circulated in Ukraine was a hoax trib.al... via @ASluhn