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‘Fascists! Off to Kiev!’: Outraged Kramatorsk locals chase off Ukrainian military
Russia Today ^ | 05-03-2014 | Staff

Posted on 05/03/2014 4:09:04 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016

Residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk have lashed out at troops entering the city’s streets with outrage and insults. The soldiers were supposed to be "liberating the people from pro-Russian terrorists,” according to the Kiev government.

The ongoing military crackdown on anti-government activists in eastern Ukraine has been portrayed as a noble quest of freeing the locals “kept hostage” by the so-called “terrorists” and “separatists.” Coup-imposed Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov recently branded the campaign “an anti-terrorist operation against the sabotage group of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the Russian Federation” on his Facebook page.

Curiously, however, eastern Ukrainians “liberated” by the Kiev troops have not at all been grateful for the armored vehicles roaming through their cities and military men with and without insignia shooting at supporters of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic. Dozens of armed self-defense activists and unarmed civilians supporting them have reportedly been injured or killed since the start of the military operation in the Donetsk Region, where many people have openly rallied in favor of a referendum on autonomy from Kiev.

In the city of Kramatorsk, which for weeks has been an active stronghold of anti-government sentiments, locals took to the streets after Ukrainian troops arrived on APCs and forced self-defense troops to a small cluster in the central square.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75dlup0WXGY

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: agitprop; easternukraine; kiev; kramatorsk; putinsbuttboys; ukraine

1 posted on 05/03/2014 4:09:05 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
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To: PaulCruz2016

Always good to know what Putin wants us to read


2 posted on 05/03/2014 4:15:33 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: PaulCruz2016
Russia Today ^ | 05-03-2014 | Putin

Byline fixed.

3 posted on 05/03/2014 4:18:15 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: PaulCruz2016
“All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.” ― George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia
4 posted on 05/03/2014 4:25:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: FreeReign

Sorry that it is not from Maidan PR.


5 posted on 05/03/2014 4:26:41 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
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To: PaulCruz2016

While those who are not Russian supporters had enough brains to stay huddled in their houses. While, in my view, the EU triggered off this sh#t (a miscalculation, not on purpose). They knew fiddling around with Ukraine would not bring a happy response from Russia.

Putin certainly knows how to not let a good crisis go to waste. The sheer arrogance of the man does not bode well for a peaceful outcome!


6 posted on 05/03/2014 4:35:50 PM PDT by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: PaulCruz2016
It's clear the people of East Ukraine don't wan to be part of it.
7 posted on 05/03/2014 4:36:40 PM PDT by McGruff (I'ts not the crime it's the coverup they said.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Joined Oct 2 3013!

Did you join to Spit out KGB Putin propaganda ????

Russia Today aka Putin today.

All the daily Lies and misinformation that the Murderous Tyrant Putin want to sucker some useful idiots from the West with.


8 posted on 05/03/2014 4:42:58 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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To: ncalburt

Sorry, wasn’t aware that only Maidan PR and Obama-friendly news outlets were the only trustworthy sources on the current Ukraine issue.


9 posted on 05/03/2014 4:48:33 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
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To: PaulCruz2016

Ignore the ranters. Thanks for posting.


10 posted on 05/03/2014 5:10:59 PM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Well gosh, if RT says it happened...


11 posted on 05/03/2014 5:11:58 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: McGruff

They can always move to Russia since they identify with Russia - just like some of our “Mexican-Americans” who are far more Mexican than American.


12 posted on 05/03/2014 5:27:03 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: PaulCruz2016

Let that region have a referendum and let the people’s voices be heard. That’s what the world gets when they sponsor a dirty little coup in Ukraine and have one group tilt the power structure to the West and EU and then remove Russian as one of the official languages of Ukraine. What do you think the ethnic Russians are going to do, sit there and say, oh well, put in EU austerity measures so we can suck the western teat. Now the boys the West backed have set fire to a trade union building and 38 ethnic Russians died. To me that’s fascist and thug behavior.


13 posted on 05/03/2014 6:21:08 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: Ciexyz

Hammers and sickles? Check
Soviet flags? Check
Statues of Lenin? Check
Soviet Songs? Check
Pictures of Stalin? Check

Don’t you get it yet? Many, if not most, of these ‘separatists’ are communists that want to revive the USSR.


14 posted on 05/03/2014 6:32:32 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: Ciexyz
Now the boys the West backed have set fire to a trade union building and 38 ethnic Russians died. To me that’s fascist and thug behavior.

Do you also think that the 110 pro Ukrainian protesters who were killed on the Maidan was the result of fascist thuggish behavior?

15 posted on 05/03/2014 6:39:42 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: PaulCruz2016

It getting to the point where the Russians of eastern Ukraine should be forcibly relocated out of Ukraine, but not before Putin and his extra Y chromosome carrying supporters are executed.


16 posted on 05/03/2014 6:39:54 PM PDT by Clemenza (Lurking)
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To: Ciexyz

Ethnic Russians belong in Russia. Methinks many of the Russia supporters have some mail order tart running up their credit card.


17 posted on 05/03/2014 6:42:58 PM PDT by Clemenza (Lurking)
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To: Clemenza
"It getting to the point where the Russians of eastern Ukraine should be forcibly relocated out of Ukraine, but not before Putin and his extra Y chromosome carrying supporters are executed. "

Just who is it that's going to do all the heavy lifting to get that job done?

18 posted on 05/03/2014 8:27:38 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Why should I care about what happens in Ukraine.

Are the going to come flowing through into Europe proper?

Not in my life time.


19 posted on 05/03/2014 8:40:21 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Well it’s obvious at this point that Kiev has limited popular support in these areas.


20 posted on 05/04/2014 5:55:39 AM PDT by sunrise_sunset
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To: Nifster
Always good to know what Putin wants us to read

Its a Youtube video sport, does it look staged to you?

21 posted on 05/04/2014 6:00:56 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: mac_truck

Ummmm yeah ....since I trust You Tube as my go to source for all things news/s


22 posted on 05/04/2014 11:03:27 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

Enjoy your government sponsored beer goggles then sport, but don’t embarrass yourself making comments about other ‘news’ sources you can’t support.


23 posted on 05/04/2014 11:50:16 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: mac_truck

Look maroon.... RT was the source for the written article and you tube was a link...Neither you nor I know anything about that video. You can’t tell me where or when it was actually taken. How are you so sure that it is real????

Be sure and say hi to Jesse when he calls


24 posted on 05/04/2014 12:25:30 PM PDT by Nifster
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