It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Soon after the Old Ukrainian government was overthrown, many Ukrainians cried out for a Ukranian version of American 2nd Amendment style constitutional protections to own firearms. The ultimatum for Ukrainians to turn in their firearms by Friday immediately puts the New Government at odds with its citizens when it needs armed citizen support more than ever.
reply to post by nighthawk1954
Well, what else did you expect from Nazis?
The order was seconded on Thursday by the French ambassador to Ukraine, Alain Rémy, who said the disarmament of the militias that helped overthrow the former government is a central requirement for the European Union to begin disbursing financial aid
So in a sense, Crimea did the right thing in separating from Ukraine at the right time.
Not that their votes really counted riiiight?
“For those who want to defend their country with an assault rifle in their hands, welcome to the National Guard or the Army,” Mr. Yatsenyuk said in a speech this week.
The order was seconded on Thursday by the French ambassador to Ukraine, Alain Rémy, who said the disarmament of the militias... ...is a central requirement for the European Union to begin disbursing financial aid...
I'm guessing Russian law will apply to Crimea, so here's a brief description of the alternative for the remaining Ukrainians. (unless they grow a sack and kick Russia and the EU out of there)
Their unelected government wants to disarm nazi militia they can't control. See the irony?