Skip to comments.Same Ukraine Snipers Shot Cops and Protesters, EU Call Suggests
Posted on 03/09/2014 6:10:03 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
Same Ukraine Snipers Shot Cops and Protesters, EU Call Suggests
09 March 2014
During a hacked phone call that sparked an uproar and confusion worldwide after being leaked to the media, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet told European Union foreign policy boss Catherine Ashton that evidence suggests that the same snipers, allegedly hired by opposition forces, may have shot dead both police and protesters amid the Maidan uprising. An estimated 100 people were killed amid the turmoil, with close to 1,000 wounded.
While Paet has confirmed that his conversation with the senior EU official was genuine, numerous crucial questions remain unanswered as calls for a formal investigation into the allegations grow louder.
These are likely Russians... Spetsnaz/FSB... Or they could be SBU agents under orders from Yakunivich. Or both.
Most likely propaganda, or, perhaps, evidence of the GRU’s hand in escalating violence. Documents were found showing the GRU directing the ex-President to use violence against the protestors, which makes me think that even the uprising itself may have been provoked by Russia, perhaps so they could then militarily intervene and annex the country, foreseeing it would come to this point. (Though the Ukrainians are a lot more politically savvy than the Russkies anticipated.) Investigation has only just gotten underway, if at all, and these people would have no ‘evidence’ that could lead them to these conclusions.
Blowing Russian Smoke. I believe nothing I hear.
Believe zip from BOTH sides on this—Truth is the first victim of war—make no bones about it—this is war and I think Russia just won.
Estonia denies leaked call implicates Ukraine protesters in killings
TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia denied on Wednesday that a leaked telephone call showed that its foreign minister had blamed opponents of Ukraine's deposed president for sniper killings during last month's unrest - as Russian media have suggested.
The Baltic state acknowledged that the audio recording of a conversation between Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton was authentic, but rejected the way some have interpreted it.
The recording, published on YouTube, was picked up by Russian state television and was the top item on state news agency RIA-Novosti.
Rossyia-24 state TV dubbed parts into Russian and suggested the EU now had proof that sniper shootings at police and protesters had been carried out by the same people.
At least 88 people were killed in gunbattles between police and anti-government protesters in late February in Ukraine's worst violence since Soviet times. Each side has blamed the other for using snipers.
In the leaked audio, Paet, speaking in imperfect English, says a doctor identified only as Olga had told him on a visit to Kiev that snipers may have come from the opposition.
"The same Olga told that, well, all the evidence shows that people who were killed by snipers from both sides among policemen and then people from the street," Paet says.
"So that there is now stronger and stronger understanding that behind the snipers it was not Yanukovich, but it was somebody from the new coalition," he said, referring to the former opposition to deposed President Viktor Yanukovich.
In a statement, the Estonian government denied Paet viewed the opposition as being involved in the sniping.
"Foreign Minister Paet was giving an overview of what he had heard the previous day in Kiev and expressed concern over the situation on the ground," it said.
"We reject the claim that Paet was giving an assessment of the opposition's involvement in the violence.
A spokeswoman for Ashton declined to comment on the leaked conversation.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has not reacted officially, but Itar-Tass news agency quoted a source at the ministry on Wednesday as saying that Moscow was "surprised" that the EU was not commenting on the intercepted phone chat.
All evidence shows that people who were killed by snipers both policemen and people from the streets that it was the same snipers killing people from both sides, Paet, the Estonian foreign minister, can be heard telling the EUs Ashton during the leaked February 26 call, citing pictures and a conversation he had with a doctor named Olga in Ukraine. There is now stronger and stronger understanding that behind the snipers, it was not Yanukovich, but it was somebody from the new coalition. He also said the developments already discreditates [sic] this new coalition and that Ukrainians believe their new rulers, like the old, all have a dirty past.===
In the leaked audio, Paet, speaking in imperfect English, says a doctor identified only as Olga had told him on a visit to Kiev that snipers may have come from the opposition.Hearsay evidence is inconclusive.
More people are starting to ask questions though.
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Jones has been all over this nonsense. The doc they cite in the supposed phone call is a dermatologist....
That’s who I go to for my forensic analysis every time./s