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reply to post by TritonTaranis
"Moscow and Kiev signed a deal extending the lease on the base for 25 years after the current lease expires in 2017".
Did you forget that the current "elected" administration in Ukraine leased facilities to the Russians for an extended period of time ? Russia has always had troops in Crimea and I would argue 2000 troops is hardly a prelude to full out war. In addition to the agreement the current elected leader is in Moscow calling the shots. He may be considered a dictator but until elections he is still the recognized leader unless now the world will change its mind about elected leaders. I'm only saying there has not been a declaration of war on the part of Russia against any one...and since they have a vested interest in the area, it largely being made up of Russian ethnic p[people that they should be the ones to send in troops to stabilize the area and avoid further escalation of the civil unrest which has resulted in death and destruction which has helped no one....again there has not been any declaration of war. Would you prefer American boots on the ground under the guise of nation building ? Would you consider that to be a declaration of war on our part ?
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I believe your title is misleading as Russia has never declared war on the Ukraine but the exact opposite, it is the Ukraine stating the Russian troops on the ground are tantamount to Russia declaring war.
Have you forgotten that Russia troops have surrounded Ukrainian military installations penning them in IN THERE OWN COUNTRY?
Have you forgot the Ukrainian government has asked countless times for Russia not to interviewed and withdraw along with the EU and the US ?
It's like your totally ignoring the illegal occupation of Ukraine and UN law
Sheesh some people are hard work
dude go see the afp timeline again they are there called by the Crimea leader asking for help
reply to post by TritonTaranis
check i live in Québec separatist province in Canada. If we ever gonna be a contry Canada will not let this happen and will use army to keep us by force. What do you think will happen ? yup usa will come and try to protect us. kinda the same thing happen there.
A region of the contry does not recognise the new Ukrain gov. who was not there democraticly pushed bvy force, and ask help to protect itself from these tug who take power by the use of riot murder etc... i dont say the leader that was in place before was all white but at least he was elected.
Abavs dont know man your guess is good as mineedit on 2-3-2014 by Dolby_X because: (no reason given)
I can't stop thinking about what Obama whispered to Putin that he would be more flexible in 2nd term. Here we are second term and Ukraine in upheaval and Putin sending troops in. Russia wants that port and will do anything to get it. This is all just to neat. Probably another government scandal. What a circus.
Although none of us knew previously exactly what Medvedev and Obama were discussing, it was strange to hear. Don't think Putin isn't incredibly suspicious of that wicked (IMO) Angela Merkle, I know I am. Then there's the big banking IMF now offering "emergency services/money" to Ukraine. Then the billionaire banker in Ukraine who's been appointed to some form of political office and the very wealthy industrialist appointed to another political office as well, with more Ukranian oligarchs currently being recruited...etc, etc, etc.
This entire thing stinks Incredibly.edit on 3/2/14 by ThePublicEnemyNo1 because: (no reason given)