Western Ukraine Ready for Secession

  Map of Ukraine showing Lviv Region (“Galicia”) in far west of Ukraine Former Interior Minister and leading Maidan luminary reports spread of secessionist sentiments in Maidan’s political heartland as war weariness and disillusion grows The following short piece that appeared on the Fort Russ website could represent a turning point in the Ukrainian conflict. Western Ukraine (the region that was once known as Galicia) has borne a disproportionate share of the…

29.04.2015
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US Ambassador tweets fake war propaganda

US ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has been caught lying on his official twitter feed yet again. Pyatt has  claimed that Russia’s military is continuing to expand its presence in eastern Ukraine. As for proof, Pyatt posted this two-year-old picture of an air defense system from an air show near Moscow. “This is the highest concentration of Russia air defense systems in eastern Ukraine since August,” the ambassador tweeted, attaching…

29.04.2015
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Ukrainian WunschPunsch

Over 2,000 adherents of Esotericism, who call themselves psychics, wizards, healers and even witches, are set to gather at St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kiev on April 30, the Ukrainian news website Vesti reported on Tuesday. The square that stretches between the Monastery and another of Kiev’s most well-recognized buildings, Saint Sophia’s Cathedral, will then serve a ground for a mass moleben for peace and harmony, based on the “tried-and-true…

28.04.2015
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Ukraine, NATO contribution to the punitive expedition

Agreement on support cooperation between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the NATO Support and Procurement Organisation was signed at the NATO headquarters. According to the Mission of Ukraine to the NATO, the document was signed by Head of the Mission of Ukraine to the NATO, Ambassador Ihor Dolhov and General Manager of the NATO Support and Procurement Organisation Mike Lyden. The signing of this international agreement creates legal…

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DPR Defence ministry report: “Ukrainian forces violated ceasefire 41 times in the DPR territory”

On April 28, Kiev’s troops violated ceasefire 41 times in the DPR territory. Thus, Ukrainian forces continue to violate the Minsk agreements, shelled settlements Shirokino, Zhabichevo, Spartak, Sahanka, Veseloe, Donetsk airport, mine “October”, and area “Volvo Center“. “Ukrainian forces used mostly mortar fire and tank guns,” the DPR press center reported.

28.04.2015
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Ukraine Men Who Refuse to Be Cannon Fodder for War in the East

A look at some of Ukraine men who have decided they won’t respond to draft notices and their reasons for doing so We were fighting for autonomy, for the right to live and work in our own region. When the army came, they just bombarded us for two months in a row,” Andrey said. “And now I’m supposed to go and fight for them? I don’t think so.” As the…

28.04.2015
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More Than 700 Foreigners to Take Part in Victory Parade in Moscow

  A rehearsal of the upcoming 9 May Victory Day More than 700 foreign military men will take part in the parade in Moscow to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allied Victory in the World War II, Commander-in-Chief of Russian Ground Forces Colonel General Oleg Salyukov said on Friday. “It is planned to attract ten squadrons with a total number of 732 people from the countries that have confirmed their…

28.04.2015
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Kiev Follows up Arrests of Protesting Miners With Criminal Charges

Ukraine Interior Minister has accused miners who protested last week in Kiev of being on the payroll of “some indecent political forces and certain oligarchs” Specifically Kiev is demonizing the miners as having been sent by Ukraine’s richest man – Rinat Akhmetov Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said a number of miners, protesting in the country’s capital of Kiev since last week, has been arrested, but did not specify the…

28.04.2015
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Video:One thousand people rally at U.S. embassy in Kyiv against war in Ukraine

Ukrainian media completely ignored the protest (as did Western media!) As many as 1,000 people rallied on April 22 outside the U.S. embassy in Kyiv condemning the war in eastern Ukraine and the intervention of foreign militaries in support of that war. Placards held by protesters at the rally included “USA: Thanks for poverty” and “We are not cattle”. The latter slogan refers to the military conscription of the Kyiv government…

28.04.2015
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Video 18+: Ukrainian neo-nazis from Azov batallion burned alive a Novorossia militia on a cross

  Ukrainian fighters from a nationalist voluntary regiment “Azov” sent a video of an execution of a Novorossia fighter to militia fighters and hackers from “Cyberberkut”. “According to the authors of this video, the footage was filmed near the village of Shirokino, and “all the separatists, traitors of Ukraine and militia fighters will be treated the same“, –  “Cyberberkut” quoted the message from “Azov”. The footage shows how several punishers tied…

27.04.2015
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