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Breaking: Ukraine reintroduces military conscription as pro-Russians seize govt building in Donetsk
France24 ^ | 5-1-2014 | France24/AFP

Posted on 05/01/2014 9:31:31 AM PDT by tcrlaf

Just breaking on AFP. More as it becomes available.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: civilwar; draft; ukraine
This should go over like a lead balloon....
1 posted on 05/01/2014 9:31:31 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

Ukraine is entering a long civil war.


2 posted on 05/01/2014 9:32:18 AM PDT by PGR88
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Entering? It’s been a civil war for over a month.


3 posted on 05/01/2014 9:33:27 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf

BAD - Pro-Russians seize government building in Donetsk

GOOD - Leftists and “Progressives” seize government buildings and parks in the USA


4 posted on 05/01/2014 9:35:27 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: tcrlaf; Admin Moderator

Now breaking on BBC.

Ukraine crisis: Kiev reinstates conscription

Ukraine’s acting President Olexander Turchynov has reinstated military conscription to deal with deteriorating security in the east of the country.

The move, announced in a decree, came as pro-Russia militants seized the regional prosecutor’s office in the eastern city of Donetsk.

Ukraine blames Russia for organising the seizures of a number of offices in the east, a claim Moscow denies
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-27247428#?utm_campaign=UFO4U&utm_term=News&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter


5 posted on 05/01/2014 9:35:52 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: Iron Munro

“GOOD - Leftists and “Progressives” seize government buildings and parks in the USA”

Occupy was organized by the same people that put Obama in office, so of course it was “good” to our media.


6 posted on 05/01/2014 9:37:08 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf; All

Civil War, Conscription...
This Euromaidan thing sure is working out swell, doncha think?


7 posted on 05/01/2014 9:39:33 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf

How will this be received within Ukraine? Will the citizenry rally around the Kyiv government or will this increase the instability that is already building and threaten the central government?


8 posted on 05/01/2014 9:39:59 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: tcrlaf
The House of Cards is crumbling.
9 posted on 05/01/2014 9:44:55 AM PDT by McGruff (I'ts not the crime it's the coverup they said.)
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To: tcrlaf

The good news is that the people of Ukraine no longer have to pay to get rid of used tires. They can now get extra cash for their used tires instead.


10 posted on 05/01/2014 10:02:43 AM PDT by soycd
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“The good news is that the people of Ukraine no longer have to pay to get rid of used tires.”

Did the Maidan buy Carbon Credits for those burning tires before they lit them off?


11 posted on 05/01/2014 10:08:37 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf
Conscripts, have no fear, Obama has your back.
12 posted on 05/01/2014 10:11:28 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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“Conscripts, have no fear, Obama has your back.”

“Let me be clear... If you like your arms and legs, you can keep your arms and legs. PERIOD!”


13 posted on 05/01/2014 10:13:26 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf
Kharkiv rally shouting..."Kick out Banderas.... Speeches saying no fascism...clearly these protestors are anti-Kiev Gov protests


14 posted on 05/01/2014 10:42:47 AM PDT by caww
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People form human ally chain as police are removed from Donestk Prosecutors building...took building in less than an hour

Police leaving Procecuters building after disarming and go down the peoples chain ally to safety


15 posted on 05/01/2014 10:46:03 AM PDT by caww
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To: tcrlaf

For those in the East the current Kiev government is unelected, undemocratic, coup-government....huge difference between Euromaidan and East Ukraine now. ....Euromaidan was action against a ‘legal’ gov....... This is against Kiev’s ‘illegal’ goverment.

So it looks as if Kiev has basically declared a civil war by reinstating the military conscription.


16 posted on 05/01/2014 10:49:32 AM PDT by caww
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To: tcrlaf

And it’s 5, 6 ,7, open up the pearly gates.


17 posted on 05/01/2014 10:50:42 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: caww

Off topic,but their weather looks a heck of a lot better than ours here in MA.

We have not been effected by Global Warming.

.


18 posted on 05/01/2014 10:53:12 AM PDT by Mears
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“their weather looks a heck of a lot better than ours here in MA.”

It is the first of May, and I have had the convertible out exactly ONCE, and I had to go 100 miles south to put the top down and not freeze.

Globo’ Warmin’ my a**....


19 posted on 05/01/2014 10:55:34 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: Truth29

Ukraine will split, as it is anyway...there is a vast “culture” difference between East and West.....

The current Gov. is primarily Western Ukraine which carries a large segment of Nazi adhereants....Eastern Ukraine is predominately Russian and the two will never mix enough to be united.

Trouble for the West is they wanted to go with EU......looks like Russia’s willing to let them go but not with the Industrial sites in EAstern Ukraine nor Crimea where the ports are.

Putin’s securing the “resource areas...so if Western Ukraine breaks off they will have nothing but agriculture to offer the EU.

The Industry in the East is largely Russian Military facilities, under contracts with Ukraine for manufacturing etc. Putin’s not going to let those “secrets” get into Eu/US hands. And the people in the EAst aren’t about ready to loose their jobs for Keiv/Us/Eu plans for taking it over.


20 posted on 05/01/2014 10:56:32 AM PDT by caww
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To: tcrlaf
LOLOL!


21 posted on 05/01/2014 10:59:34 AM PDT by caww
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To: Mears
Yes..it is....remember even during the Socci olympics they had their jackets off and the snow was melting,,,here


22 posted on 05/01/2014 11:03:28 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww
and here


23 posted on 05/01/2014 11:05:09 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww
Some even went swimming during the olympics


24 posted on 05/01/2014 11:08:01 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww
Feb 13, 2014 Socci Olympics


25 posted on 05/01/2014 11:09:33 AM PDT by caww
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To: tcrlaf
Here in Procecuters Office building after takeover...


26 posted on 05/01/2014 11:11:30 AM PDT by caww
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To: Navy Patriot

On April 29, pro-Russian separatists took control of the regional administration building in Luhansk, adding to their tally of occupied government buildings in Ukraine’s east. Local police stood by as the insurgents, backed by a crowd of about 3,000 protesters, seized the building. Additional buildings were taken over the city of Horlivka, Donetsk Oblast, and in Pervomaisk, Luhansk Oblast.

Though interim President Oleksandr Turchynov announced on April 22 that Ukraine’s military would restart its anti-terrorist operation in the east, Ukraine has been unable to stop separatists from taking control of cities in Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts.

Source:Kievpost


27 posted on 05/01/2014 11:22:07 AM PDT by caww
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100,000 march in Moscow on May Day to cheer Putin, Crimea.....The overarching theme was Russian pride over last month's annexation of Crimea. Putin, who did not attend, was saluted as a national hero.......A long stream of marchers held up signs saying "I'm proud of my country," ''Let's go to Crimea for vacation" and "Putin is right." Russian flags fluttered through the crowd.


28 posted on 05/01/2014 11:23:56 AM PDT by caww
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Ironic that what happened in Kiev a couple of months ago is now happening again but a different part of Ukraine and with the opposite outcome.


29 posted on 05/01/2014 11:25:27 AM PDT by McGruff (I'ts not the crime it's the coverup they said.)
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There’s a huge difference between the two...Kiev was a violent Coup against a legal gov. .....what is happening in the East is opposing the current “illegal” government in Kiev and taking over their own domain so they have self rule.


30 posted on 05/01/2014 11:31:07 AM PDT by caww
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Ironic that what happened in Kiev a couple of months ago is now happening again but a different part of Ukraine and with the opposite outcome.

Ironic, yes, but not unexpected.

I have pointed out regularly, how the Russians have learned from and adapted tactics used by the West in Serbia, Kosovo, Georgia, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, and Syria.

Too bad this stuff was good, ethical, moral and proper when used by the US, UN, NATO, the EU NWO, IMF Socialists, and went bad when the Russians started to use it.

31 posted on 05/01/2014 11:41:26 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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The Russians didn’t have to learn squat. They’ve been doing this for decades. No need for excuses.


32 posted on 05/01/2014 4:16:18 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: caww

Gosh, what did that Ukrainian president do that was illegal, I wonder?


33 posted on 05/01/2014 4:17:03 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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