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originally posted by: PublicOpinion
a reply to: tsurfer2000h
And now we're talking.
You compared Assad to the Junta in Kiev, which is rather spot on. Both declared war on their people and both get a whole bunch of support for their madness.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: AVoiceOfReason
Ukraine is a sovereign nation and is no longer an occupied ssr. Putler needs to get with the program before he completely destroys whats left of Russia.
Russia never denied its military presence in Ukraine
17 December 2015: “We never said there were not people there who were carrying out certain tasks, including in the military sphere. But that does not mean there are Russian (regular) troops there, feel the difference.”
April 2014: “This is nonsense. There are no Russian armed forces anywhere in the east of Ukraine. There are neither special forces nor instructors. All these people are local citizens,” Putin said.
4 March 2o14, press conference: Q: But were they Russian soldiers or not? Putin: Those were local self-defence units… we did not [take part in training Crimean self-defence forces].
"Russian President Vladimir Putin has acknowledged that Russian troops were present in Crimea before the referendum and argued that was necessary to let Crimeans make the choice on the future of the region. "
“Crimean self-defense forces were of course backed by Russian servicemen,” Putin said. “They acted very appropriately, but as I’ve already said decisively and professionally.”
All Russian talking points and proven to be complete distortions and or lies.
feel the difference
originally posted by: AVoiceOfReason
a reply to: Xcathdra
, i didnt watch a video of Ukrainians nailing a separatist sympathizer to a cross
Meanwhile, they demand respect and admiration from Ukrainian civilian population and often the manifestations of this respect have been expressed in a very dramatic way—strange to the outsider’s eyes. In West Ukraine in particular, now and again one can see hundreds and hundreds of villagers kneeling along roads and highways for miles in a manifestation of their respect and adoration to the local paramilitaries returning home from the frontlines with the body of one more dead ‘kiborg.’ All kind of folks patiently wait by the sides of the roads for the arrival of the paramilitary convoy and kneel in the dirt or snow at the first sign of it, waiting hats-off for it to pass.