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originally posted by: Agent_USA_Supporter
a reply to: Xcathdra
In Russia a lot of people do support Putin, the only ones that dont are those that want Russia to be part of the Euporean Union Empire and Russia to be an Member of NATO.
Ah Yes Those Free Pussy Riots, Whatever happened to those clowns i wonder? maybe they would helping hillary Clinton win her 2016 staged election thingy.
If western news outlets has ever released the photos of what the Free Pussy Riots actually do and did in Moscow before there staged church stunt, there western public image would have being dropped to zero.
originally posted by: dragonridr
This is interesting apparently criminal organizations have started killing Russian Mercenaries. They found out Russia pays them 300 a day so they pretend to be mercenaries and lead the unsuspecting Russians out into the woods. There they kill them steal their stuff and take there money. So far the Ukrainian government has figured about 100 Russians have fallen for this so far. If you think about it its the perfect crime Russia cant admit it is paying for mercs and to cause unrest. And then theres Ukraine they cant investigate or even convict because the Russian mercs are terrorists and the person could argue they are simply trying to drive the Russians from Ukraine the perfect crime.
Ukrainian military traitors provide ammunition DNR - MIA
In the ranks of Ukrainian soldiers are traitors who supply armed groups in the Donbas ammunition.
DNR ammunition supply traitors in the ranks of the Ukrainian army.
According to the adviser head MIA Anton Gerashchenko, the question, where did long encircled Slovyansk separatists enough ammunition to continue the resistance forces ATO, said that there are in the ranks of the Ukrainian army traitors who supply the necessary ammunition to militants.
On Air "Channel 5" Gerashchenko reported detention in Mariupol Ukrainian officer. Major suspected of supplying weapons to the rebels. Currently traitor exposed and arrested. While there is a consequence, no further information is provided, but promise to reveal details of the case being investigated
originally posted by: cosmonova
Maidan and who is behind it, well worth seeing this video.
Washington’s Iron Curtain in Ukraine
by DIANA JOHNSTONE
NATO leaders are currently acting out a deliberate charade in Europe, designed to reconstruct an Iron Curtain between Russia and the West.
With astonishing unanimity, NATO leaders feign surprise at events they planned months in advance. Events that they deliberately triggered are being misrepresented as sudden, astonishing, unjustified “Russian aggression”. The United States and the European Union undertook an aggressive provocation in Ukraine that they knew would force Russia to react defensively, one way or another.
They could not be sure exactly how Russian president Vladimir Putin would react when he saw that the United States was manipulating political conflict in Ukraine to install a pro-Western government intent on joining NATO. This was not a mere matter of a “sphere of influence” in Russia’s “near abroad”, but a matter of life and death to the Russian Navy, as well as a grave national security threat on Russia’s border.
A trap was thereby set for Putin. He was damned if he did, and damned if he didn’t. He could underreact, and betray Russia’s basic national interests, allowing NATO to advance its hostile forces to an ideal attack position.
Or he could overreact, by sending Russian forces to invade Ukraine. The West was ready for this, prepared to scream that Putin was “the new Hitler”, poised to overrun poor, helpless Europe, which could only be saved (again) by the generous Americans.
In reality, the Russian defensive move was a very reasonable middle course. Thanks to the fact that the overwhelming majority of Crimeans felt Russian, having been Russian citizens until Khrushchev frivolously bestowed the territory on Ukraine in 1954, a peaceful democratic solution was found. Crimeans voted for their return to Russia in a referendum which was perfectly legal according to international law, although in violation of the Ukrainian constitution, which was by then in tatters having just been violated by the overthrow of the country’s duly elected president, Victor Yanukovych, facilitated by violent militias. The change of status of Crimea was achieved without bloodshed, by the ballot box.
Nevertheless, the cries of indignation from the West were every bit as hysterically hostile as if Putin had overreacted and subjected Ukraine to a U.S.-style bombing campaign, or invaded the country outright – which they may have expected him to do.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry led the chorus of self-righteous indignation, accusing Russia of the sort of thing his own government is in the habit of doing. “You just don’t invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests. This is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its pretext”, Kerry pontificated. “It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century”. Instead of laughing at this hypocrisy, U.S. media, politicians and punditry zealously took up the theme of Putin’s unacceptable expansionist aggression. The Europeans followed with a weak, obedient echo.
originally posted by: victor7
a reply to: cosmonova
China is sitting on $2 Trillion of foreign exchange reserves. It should give Russia $100B to get new weapons and forces upgrade tools. Mere $20B alone will negate European NATO's advantage in 4.5 Generation planes by getting RuAF good 300-400 Su-35s.
This move will force NATO nations to raise their defense spending and given most of them are already BANKRUPT, it will really bite their economies and social structures.
This is what they have all along tried to do to Russia for the last 20 or so years.
Time to give them a strong dose of their own poison.
China should also invest extra $100B into its own military and that would be the extra weight that would crumble NATO into pieces.
China plays the long game........Russia is going to fall apart from the inside out. China will not invest this kind of money on a losing bet. Russians are strong minded independent people they are going to wise up before the Russian economy goes bankrupt again.......Hopefully.
CHISINAU/TBILISI (Reuters) - Undeterred by the conflict triggered by Ukraine's swing towards Europe, the former Soviet republics of Moldova and Georgia will sign a trade and political pact with the European Union this month with Russia warning both countries against the move.
The two small countries - Moldova has a population of just over 3.5 million and Georgia 4.5 million - see the signing of an association agreement as the crucial step towards mainstream Europe, leading to eventual membership of the powerful EU trading bloc.
But, as has been shown by their regional neighbor Ukraine, Russia sees their westward move further away from Moscow's sphere of influence as a geo-political setback that could threaten its markets too.
Last November, Russia persuaded a now-ousted Ukrainian leader to pull out of an identical pact with the EU. When protests then chased him from office, Russia, in a backlash, annexed Crimea, and armed pro-Russian separatist groups sprang up in Ukraine's east and the battle there is still raging.
How Russia - which went to war with Georgia in 2008 - will react now remains the big unknown but officials have warned of "possible consequences".
The Public Health Ministry of Ukraine has released the latest data on victims of the “counter-terrorist operation” in eastern regions of the country, reported RIA Novosti, quoting the Ukraine National News agency.
Official statistics claim that 210 people, among them 19 children, died in the special operation by the Ukrainian government against the federalist insurgents in the Lugansk and Donetsk Regions.
“Over 50 people died yesterday in both the Donetsk and Lugansk Regions,” stated Health Minister Oleg Musiy. The minister particularly stressed that his data is based solely on statistics from hospitals and morgues.
The minister also did not mention whether the stats include both civilian and military losses.
Russian regions bordering Ukraine are successfully handling the flow of refugees coming in from eastern Ukraine, representative of Russia’s Kursk region Valeriy Ryazan told RIA Novosti. Most of the refugees from Lugansk and Donetsk regions are being taken in by friends and relatives on the other side of the border.
The secretary general of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Lamberto Zannier, will travel to the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday, where he will visit refugees from eastern Ukraine. Zannier is arriving in Russia after an invitation from the country’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, and will also visit the local government administration.
A video released by Klitschko’s UDAR party shows Nuland hugging Klitschko, congratulating him on his appointment. The two then walk along the central Institutskaya Street, where about 100 people were shot dead or fatally injured by unidentified snipers in February.
Earlier in February, a leaked phone conversation of Nuland and US ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt revealed that the State Department official was against Klitschko playing a part in the Ukrainian government.
“I don’t think that Klitschko should go into the government. I don’t think it is necessary. I don’t think it is a good idea,” Nuland allegedly said. Klitschko later quit the presidential race in favor of Petro Poroshenko, and instead decided to run in the Kiev mayoral election.
Slavyansk. Exploding shell. Blood. Tears.
woman: I've been injured, and how,
Man I've already been to the hospital, I wont be shy
reporter: where were you, in the house?
man: yes, when we were injured we were in the house across the street. I got caught
woman: this is mothers house, we were in our house across the street.
man: we ran over here, it was the basement that saved us, we just got here, and there is the impact point, well that's the fun we have here
woman: and I got caught by some shrapnel, they started to shoot, I was running and got hit by shrapnel.
man: I also want to say that the guys who took us out of here, i won't give you their nicknames, they took us to the hospital, on the way back they were killed, thanks to them
woman: they brought a girl, 4 yeas old, they put her on the table and at that moment she died, she was sitting in a basement, some shrapnel, then a 7 year old was brought there, then they brought old people, youngsters and women, wounded in the stomach taken out by shrapnel, peaceful citizens,
woman: peaceful citizens!
man: there were a lot of people, there were a few soldiers, but mostly unarmed people
woman: it was impossible to watch
woman, look, we are living in a house, there are no barricades here
man: I was born in this house!
woman: Poroshenko, let him be cursed, let his children be cursed, that yatsenuk, let his children suffer let his children suffer like our children
woman: How can they shoot at children, how can they use these types of weapons,
woman: I've worked my whole life, they've bombed my house where am I to live? where ? where?
man: There's nowhere to work, today (indiscernible ) was bombed
woman: Jerk! I can say nothing else, let you be cursed and your children too
woman: Slavyansk there's no gas, no water, no electricity, there's nothing! No houses, no communications nothing! and there are a lot of people living here!
woman: an awful lot of people living here
woman: We're peaceful residents!
woman: We're not terrorists!
woman: we're not soldiers
woman: we're residents! they say there is nothing but terrorists here, what terrorists!???? here we are "terrorists" standing here, without a roof over our heads
woman: we are on our land.
woman: we are living on our land!
woman: and it's being washed in blood!
woman: our children are being washed in blood
woman: Slavyansk has withstood this and it will withstand this, it's a city of heroes, from this day on Slavyansk is a city of heros, remember that Poroshenko
woman: You've shot peaceful citizens and children! and you keep shooting! take a look at this, he's shooting peaceful citizens! Poroshenko, Yatsenuk i'd shoot.
woman: no conscience
woman: no conscience ..
woman: take a look at the people
man: they've hit the roof and taken out 2 beams, and the ceiling collapsed into the children's room it's a good thing or they would have been buried under bricks and and boards, material there would have been injuries