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Russia Banning Soldier ‘Selfies’ to Prevent Incriminating Evidence from Going Viral
TheTrumpet.com ^ | 31 July 2014 | theTrumpet.com

Posted on 08/01/2014 6:51:03 AM PDT by Thistooshallpass9

Moscow is preparing a bill to prevent Russian troops from posting selfies and other photographs on social media sites, according to July 29 reports.

The proposed legislation came after soldiers published images on social media sites with captions saying they had been firing artillery into Ukraine.

“We shelled Ukraine all night long,” Russian soldier Vadim Grigoryev wrote beneath a picture of weaponry he published last week on Vkontakte, Russia’s most popular social media network.

(Excerpt) Read more at thetrumpet.com ...


TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: mh17; military; russia; socialmedia; ukraine

1 posted on 08/01/2014 6:51:03 AM PDT by Thistooshallpass9
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To: Thistooshallpass9
"selfies": latest "new" word. Yet another display of one of the seven deadly sins.
By the way PRIDE, or arrogance, is always listed as the FIRST of the seven deadly ones...an old sin, the ORIGINAL sin.
2 posted on 08/01/2014 6:56:51 AM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain

bttt


3 posted on 08/01/2014 6:58:38 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: Thistooshallpass9

Guess we’ll have to tell our guys that also. But was the shelling justified?

MOSCOW, July 10 (Reuters) - Russia protested to Kiev on Thursday, saying a Russian checkpoint on the border with Ukraine was fired on by the Ukrainian military, which is fighting separatists in the east of the country.

“The Russian side expresses its strong protest and demands an end to the shelling of Russian territory,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, saying it was not the first time the border post at Gukovo had come under fire. (Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)


4 posted on 08/01/2014 7:03:29 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: Thistooshallpass9
From Russia to Ban Soldier ‘Selfies’ to Prevent Incriminating Evidence from Going Viral:

"Clamping down on media, social or otherwise, is nothing new for Vladimir Putin’s Russia. For more, check out, 'Putin II Tightens Grip on Russian Media'.”

In the U.S. the fifth-column MSM has long been kneepadded to do the will of their demonicrat masters.

5 posted on 08/01/2014 7:10:35 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: McGruff

We have nowhere near the restrictions our soldiers faced during WWII. Cameras strictly forbidden most of the time, leadership reading letters home to make sure nobody wrote about anything that might give away operational planning etc.


6 posted on 08/01/2014 7:16:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cloudmountain

Loose Tweets sink ships.


7 posted on 08/01/2014 7:17:58 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
Loose Tweets sink ships.

Lol.
GOOD one.

8 posted on 08/01/2014 7:19:37 AM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: McGruff

Russian response to one stray shell was continuous bombardment of Ukrainian positions for a month causing countless loses of life and property. Surely justified self-defense. Not.


9 posted on 08/01/2014 7:27:30 AM PDT by Samogon (Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato)
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To: Samogon
continuous bombardment of Ukrainian positions for a month causing countless loses of life and property. Surely justified self-defense. Not.

The Ukrainian government is the one who's been shelling their own civilians not the Russians.

10 posted on 08/01/2014 7:31:25 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: dfwgator
Loose Tweets sink ships.

That is a good one. I'm sure Ivan will remember that after a few years in Siberia.

11 posted on 08/01/2014 7:32:33 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: cloudmountain
Yet another display of one of the seven deadly sins.

So is raining down artillery on your neighbor and then lying about it --

12 posted on 08/01/2014 8:14:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: cripplecreek

We should go back to the restrictions of WWII. There’s too much Jerry Rivers drawing in the sands these days.


13 posted on 08/01/2014 8:16:38 AM PDT by bgill
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To: McGruff
Guess we’ll have to tell our guys that also. But was the shelling justified?

There is proof that the Russkies have not only been shelling, but shooting GRADS and moving weapons across the border, and all of this predating the Russkie claim of "Ukrainians shelling" their side of the border. BTW, they, like you, are pathological liars, and are not to be believed even if they tell you what day of the week it is.

14 posted on 08/01/2014 8:26:38 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: McGruff
The Ukrainian government is the one who's been shelling their own civilians not the Russians.

There are satellite photos of Russkie bombardments and even where their shells are landing! And yet, the Russkies will go down to the end lying that it's the Ukrainians who are doing it.

15 posted on 08/01/2014 8:30:16 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Thistooshallpass9

And to think that it was all because of guys like this:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2711722/The-Russian-soldier-selfie-obsession-prove-Putin-operating-Ukraine-Comms-officer-operates-kit-like-used-MH17-accidentally-reveals-border.html

Are these selfies proof that Putin IS operating in the Ukraine? Photographs posted by Russian soldier on Instagram ‘were taken across the border’


16 posted on 08/01/2014 8:31:59 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

You quote unconfirmed information put out by the Kiev government. You have no creditability. I think the Russians called BS on that also.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 8:33:15 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Well let’s start a war with Russia based upon a couple of Selfies. I guess that’s the way things are these days. Let’ do it. Send in the bombers.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 8:35:04 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: McGruff
You quote unconfirmed information put out by the Kiev government.

Put out by the U.S. actually, backed by photos.

19 posted on 08/01/2014 8:37:22 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: McGruff

Busted —

Done in by a goofy kid doing selfies

LOL

Add him to Putin’s dartboard along with Strelkov, Bezler, Borodai, and Sapper

BTW has anyone heard from Sapper lately???


20 posted on 08/01/2014 8:41:12 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: bgill

My granddad told me they even taught him to write letters. If they were going to be engaging the Enemy in Belgium they wrote that they would be on leave in Paris. If they were cold, they wrote that they were in a warm barracks with 4 times as many troops as there really were.

It was happy propaganda for home and discouraging propaganda for the enemy if he happened to get the letters. Even after the war the habit was so ingrained that they wrote about it almost as if it were all fun and games.

He wrote the history of his battery (Battery D)

http://www.scribd.com/doc/158942992/113th-Antiaircraft-Artillery-Gun-Battalion-History-All


21 posted on 08/01/2014 8:41:44 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Thistooshallpass9

Maybe that’s why Facebook is down, z’bergs favor to Putin!


22 posted on 08/01/2014 9:44:49 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: McGruff

Sources?


23 posted on 08/01/2014 10:01:32 AM PDT by Samogon (Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato)
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To: Samogon

Sources? You want to see the pictures? Just search for Ukrainian War Crimes.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 10:04:09 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: McGruff

Can you indulge us? Apparently, you have done the research already. Sources, or you are a liar!


25 posted on 08/01/2014 10:06:13 AM PDT by Samogon (Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato)
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To: Samogon

I won’t post the pictures but didn’t take long to search.

https://news.google.com/news?ncl=dSq6w82VnW8LEeMg2CU-OFzNHXCHM&q=ukraine+civilian+deaths&lr=English&hl=en&sa=X&ei=W8rbU-LpIrjKsQTYjYKoDw&ved=0CC0QqgIwAA

Wanna apologize now?


26 posted on 08/01/2014 10:12:09 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Don’t believe your lying eyes. “Russians called BS on that”, as comrade McGruff already mentioned. One has to wonder: is Russism infectious?


27 posted on 08/01/2014 10:14:36 AM PDT by Samogon (Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato)
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To: McGruff

Where in those articles anyone said that Ukrainian side is responsible for civilian deaths? If that is your interpretation, you should contemplate some comprehension enhancement exercises. I don’t expect apologies from you. Your comrades are hiding behind women, children and elderly backs and are not hesitant to kill them as need arises.
http://www.bizpacreview.com/2014/03/06/report-putin-threatens-to-use-ukrainian-women-children-as-human-shields-104924
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2622111/Pro-Russian-forces-use-children-human-shields-new-battles-rage-besieged-Ukrainian-city.html
http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ukraine-crisis/civilians-slovyansk-ukraine-allegedly-used-human-shields-n97156
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/05/05/Four-Ukrainian-troops-killed-in-offensive-on-rebel-held-town—officials


28 posted on 08/01/2014 10:24:41 AM PDT by Samogon (Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato)
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To: Samogon
A video surfaced Tuesday in which some translators say Russian President Vladimir Putin apparently threatened to use Ukrainian women and children as human shields during any Russian invasion of that country.

Thanks for the laugh.

29 posted on 08/01/2014 11:18:57 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: Uncle Chip
So is raining down artillery on your neighbor and then lying about it --

What are you talking about? No artillery here. No lies either.

30 posted on 08/01/2014 4:18:04 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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