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Ukrainian sailors call out Putinís lies
The XX Committee ^ | March 4, 2014 | The XX Committee

Posted on 03/04/2014 9:54:42 PM PST by No One Special

This remarkable statement, in the form of an open letter, has appeared on the website of the Ukrainan Navy’s news website, Flot Ukrainyny; I am passing it on in toto, without comment, it speaks for itself:

An address by the command of the Sevastopol brigade of surface ships, and the crews of the Ukrainian Navy ships Slavutych and Ternopil to the international media:

We, sailors of the Ukrainian Navy, have listened attentively to the position and thoughts of the president of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, which he delivered during a news conference in Moscow on 4 March 2014.

Speaking to a Reuters journalist, the Russian president subtly displayed the skills of a diplomat in avoiding answering questions. But we are military people and, as it is known, we tend to speak and act directly, after diplomats exhaust their mutual arguments.

Proceeding from this, we think that we have the right to accuse the president of the Russian Federation of a baldfaced lie. A lie that concerns the direct participation of the Russian Armed Forces in the events which have been unfolding on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol over the last few days and today too.

The Ukrainian Navy warships Ternopil and Slavutych, which are moored in Sevastopol Bay, are currently blocked by warships and vessels of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, and they are all carrying detachments of marines numbering up to a platoon. They are armed with automatic weapons and equipped accordingly.

Bearing in mind the remarks of Mr. Putin that such gear and equipment can be bought in any shop, we would like to seize the moment and ask which shop – as well as where one can purchase automatic weapons, pistols and grenade launchers in violation of Ukrainian legislation? We also would like to recall that no unit of the Ukrainian Armed Forces deployed in Crimea gave up even a single inch of the territory of their military bases or the weapons entrusted to them, let alone in such quantity, as all units remained faithful to the call of duty and their oath to the Ukrainian nation.

In response to all these insinuations, and the flows of mendacious information disseminated by dirty politicos and corrupt journalists, we – officers, warrant officers and sailors of the Ukrainian Navy – openly declare that we will honestly carry out our soldier’s duty till the end, we will defend our country and the Ukrainian people as we have been doing through all the years of independence, not for the sake of posts or salaries, but because this is our land and we cherish the lives of every person who lives on this land regardless of nationality.

Personnel of the brigade of surface ships,

4 March 2014

Sevastopol


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: eu; ukraine; ukrainecrisis
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1 posted on 03/04/2014 9:54:43 PM PST by No One Special
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To: No One Special

A delight to read.


2 posted on 03/04/2014 9:58:24 PM PST by Agog
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To: No One Special

nice..the disinformation is in full swing from Putin the conman commie


3 posted on 03/04/2014 9:59:02 PM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: No One Special

That’s a pretty clear statement. Take that, Pooty!


4 posted on 03/04/2014 10:00:31 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

Meanwhile, John Kerry is still trying to learn how to spell “Ukraine.”


5 posted on 03/04/2014 10:03:49 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: No One Special

What do the fellas in Kamchatka think?


6 posted on 03/04/2014 10:04:30 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: No One Special

Ukraine is one of our only sources of cheap ammo for American civilians at the moment.

Grab it now boys.


7 posted on 03/04/2014 10:07:44 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: No One Special

Sweet. And nice job on the Slavutych today repelling borders.


8 posted on 03/04/2014 10:08:36 PM PST by Veristhorne (Just the Facts M'am, just the Facts)
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To: No One Special
маленькая девочка дирижирует хором))
9 posted on 03/04/2014 10:08:43 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: mylife
What do the fellas in Kamchatka think?

Come ooooonnnnn... Sixes!

-PJ

10 posted on 03/04/2014 10:09:19 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: No One Special

Well then, FIGHT.

Really. Georgia is tiny compared to Ukraine and they FOUGHT.
Ukraine was fighting a damn civil war in Kiev the other day but now.......

Fight or rollover. You have tens of thousands of veterans from Afghanistan. FIGHT. Don’t expect me to send you Yankee Dollars and Yankee Blood unless I see that you are will to not just talk the talk but WALK THE DAMN WALK.
FIGHT. YOUR COUNTRY HAS BEEN INVADED.....FIGHT.


11 posted on 03/04/2014 10:10:13 PM PST by TomasUSMC (FIGHT LIKE WW2, WIN LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Talented wee lad.


12 posted on 03/04/2014 10:10:53 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: Army Air Corps
When the envoy met him at the airport he thought they were
making fun of him when they said "welcome to, you crane!"
13 posted on 03/04/2014 10:11:20 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Ukraine is game to you?!!!
14 posted on 03/04/2014 10:12:35 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: TigersEye

Did he remind them that he was in Viet Nam?


15 posted on 03/04/2014 10:13:06 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: mylife

Good point.


16 posted on 03/04/2014 10:13:25 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: No One Special

God bless, protect and guide the Ukrainians.


17 posted on 03/04/2014 10:14:08 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Jet Jaguar

This **** is a hot mess.


18 posted on 03/04/2014 10:15:42 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: Army Air Corps
He opened his brief case a little and said
"wanna touch my magic hat? It saved me from a near fatal rice wound!"
19 posted on 03/04/2014 10:16:15 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

LOL!!!


20 posted on 03/04/2014 10:16:45 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: TomasUSMC
What a blood bath it will be.

I would "disappear" if I was the Army and anybody with a weapon. I'd make sure that any NCO that could train others in the construction of IEDs and small arms be sent out into the civilian populace with as much small arms and munitions as they can carry.

I'd wait till everybody was settled in then I'd make the Russians pay for every single centimeter of property they want to keep.

Of course that's just me, their mileage may differ and past results are not indicative of future earnings.

The Russians may have the Crimean peninsula but anywhere else I'd make it a very poor trade off.

They could even scuttle or destroy the ports if they were willing to blow up their ships. I'm sure there's enough powder, fuel and other flamable material that blocking the sub pens or port facility could be done. It would make for some really cool youtube videos.

21 posted on 03/04/2014 10:18:40 PM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: mylife

Gotta laugh or these clowns will drive us insane. ;^)


22 posted on 03/04/2014 10:18:54 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TomasUSMC

I don’t know if they should fight right now. Shouldn’t they stand their ground till the election in May?


23 posted on 03/04/2014 10:20:10 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: TigersEye
wanna touch my magic hat?

Wasn't that his pick-up line with Tuhrayzuh?
24 posted on 03/04/2014 10:21:29 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Different hat. lol


25 posted on 03/04/2014 10:22:04 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: mylife
ROFL!

Mongo only pawn in game of life!

-PJ

26 posted on 03/04/2014 10:23:36 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

LOl!!


27 posted on 03/04/2014 10:26:21 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Send Vlad a Candygram!


28 posted on 03/04/2014 10:27:16 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Dick Vomer

I’d be sending squads in civilian camo to all the major Russian Cities. ....and all the Russian embassies worldwide. Maybe even lend a helping hand to the Religion of Peace over around Turkey. .....Mayyyyyyybe start a little action on the Turkish Border. .....Maybe some of those pipelines in Russia might go boom....you never know what a giant virus can do.

And then hire some old Marine Sniper named Oswald to deliver a message.

And I’d get the Japanese to help, they always love killing Russians.

Man this brings back some songs I sang in the Corps years back......IF I DIE ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT, BURY ME WITH SOME RUSSIAN


29 posted on 03/04/2014 10:27:36 PM PST by TomasUSMC (FIGHT LIKE WW2, WIN LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.)
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To: Dick Vomer

If they’re going to fight they should be thinking like that. Someone was showing strength comparisons between Ukraine and Russia on Fox News today. Naturally Russia’s forces were significantly larger in every respect. But I kept thinking Ukraine has every reason to commit 100% of their manpower and materiel to defend their own nation. What percentage of Russia’s forces is Putin willing to commit to take Ukraine?


30 posted on 03/04/2014 10:28:07 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Dick Vomer

This is still the beginning stages of a Civil War. No one wants to be the cinder that starts the fire.

But the hysterical hyperbole I’ve been seeing from some Ukrainians reminds me too much of how things went down in the other Open Society destabilized countries, Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, and Syria.


31 posted on 03/04/2014 10:29:02 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Army Air Corps

Candygram!

-PJ

32 posted on 03/04/2014 10:33:39 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Army Air Corps
I know you meant something else.

-PJ

33 posted on 03/04/2014 10:35:10 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

They are not standing any ground now, they are being overrun. Standing ground means you don’t retreat, you fight.

As we speak, the Russians are pouring into Ukraine, with civilian camouflaged troops, agents and thugs. Time is not on Ukraine’s side.

We need to stop Putin before he attacks Poland or we will have WW3......climate change like a motherf ....


34 posted on 03/04/2014 10:37:31 PM PST by TomasUSMC (FIGHT LIKE WW2, WIN LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
No worries! This is what I had in mind.
35 posted on 03/04/2014 10:37:35 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps
Yup. Putin looks a little bit like the landshark...

-PJ

36 posted on 03/04/2014 10:39:27 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Hmmmm. I have an idea, replace “landshark” with “Putin” in those skits.


37 posted on 03/04/2014 10:40:53 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Political Junkie Too

38 posted on 03/04/2014 10:41:36 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: No One Special

Great letter.


39 posted on 03/04/2014 10:47:47 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Agog

Nice, and if need be ram a Russian ship if they are taking you out anyway and make a nice world statement about what a bastard Putin is.


40 posted on 03/04/2014 11:26:44 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: fabian

I heard on the Charlie Jones radio program on my way home that the Russians are also engaging in cyber-warfare in the Ukraine but got home before I heard any details.


41 posted on 03/05/2014 12:48:46 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: fella

sure..it is evil on display in all its lying glory for the world to see. China and Russia will be making their moves soon...to dominate the world. The end of that is already written though.


42 posted on 03/05/2014 12:55:42 AM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: fabian
"The end of that is already written though."

The sad and worrying part of that is how many will fall by the side as it all plays out.

43 posted on 03/05/2014 1:13:21 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: No One Special

The Ukrainian Navy’s flagship, the Hetman Sahaidachny, returned to Sevastopol last night. Any news?


44 posted on 03/05/2014 4:01:19 AM PST by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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To: TomasUSMC

“As we speak, the Russians are pouring into Ukraine, with civilian camouflaged troops, agents and thugs. “

That is what I suspect. It will soon be a time of terror, kidnappings, disappearances, assassinations, internment and deportations. This is how eastern Europe succumbed after WWII -subterfuge.


45 posted on 03/05/2014 4:24:05 AM PST by Justa
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To: No One Special

Halp Us John Kery, We Are Stuk in Ukrane.


46 posted on 03/05/2014 4:28:22 AM PST by McGruff (Every night has it's dawn.)
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To: fella

according to the bible... a lot.


47 posted on 03/05/2014 5:23:19 AM PST by Bulwyf
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To: fella

Well, God is ultimate justice and mercy..whatever happens on this earth...in the other world.


48 posted on 03/05/2014 8:19:13 AM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: Political Junkie Too

Even Mongo knew the game being played was “Chess.” Obastard thinks he’s playing Jacks, and what’s more, he’s losing.


49 posted on 03/05/2014 8:33:55 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: meatloaf

I believe it’s docked in Odessa.


50 posted on 03/05/2014 9:26:05 AM PST by WildSnail (The US government now has more control over the people than the old Soviet Union ever dreamed of)
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