Skip to comments.Ukraine Seizes 100,000 Ballots Already Marked 'Yes' For Eastern City To Break Away
Posted on 05/10/2014 6:30:50 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Ukrainian military forces stopped and seized a vehicle carrying three armed men transporting guns, ammunition, and an estimated 100,000 ballots for a May 11 referendum already marked "yes" for the eastern city of Donetsk to break away and form an independent state, Kyiv Post reports. The men which Ukrainian media have described as "armed terrorists" were found with ballots in the trunk of their car on the outskirts of the city, a police source told the Ukraine Observer.
Many cities in eastern Ukraine have been under siege for about a month, including Donetsk, where the city's main government building and a number of schools have been seized by pro-Russian separatists believed to be backed by Moscow.
The new reports of fraudulent ballots brings to mind a similar incident in Crimea, the region recently annexed to Russia following a March 16 vote. A senior White House official told Reuters there was "concrete evidence" some of those ballots arrived to Crimean cities pre-marked.
The Russian government claimed the Crimea referendum resulted in a 96.7% vote in favor of annexation, although a Russian government agency later wrote on its website that turnout was only 30%, with only half voting in favor of annexation.
While the May 11 referendum seems to be moving forward as planned, even Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a surprising call to postpone the vote "in order to create the necessary conditions" for a dialogue between local representatives and authorities in Kiev, The Daily Beast reported.
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If this were a Rat controlled city, the Rat judge would rule that the ballots were still valid.
How very Chicago of them...
Putin’s butt kissers will just claim this is a “fascist lie” or something.
Where was David Axelrod?
They learned that technique from Chicago or Philly or San fransicko
Where was Al Franken?
Who is running that election over there? Barry’s DemocRATS?
Hire these Ukranian military forces for our next election.
I have just watched a news item where young Ukrainians are signing up in droves. They all believe war is coming. I have to admire their courage and commitment. I pray they are not needed and that both sides want an agreement. I am unsure whether Putin really does or if he now just wants to show the EU what happens if you play around in his “sphere of influence”.
Their best bet is for any voting at all, to use an ink pad and right thumb print to certify each ballot.
Like algore’s “hanging chads” created by the Democrat election officials when they didn’t push the stylus all the way though to the bottom of the stacks of Florida ballots.
One darn good reason that democracy/popular vote fails.
Every time it is tried.
Anyone remember the Democrat election officer in Miami stopped by a cop during the 2000 election? Had the voting machine and boxes of blank ballot cards in the trunk.
Preview of the 2016 election here.
“For the convenience of the voter, of course”.
So they are Democrats.
Miami————Janet Reno was on the Attorney General vetting list for the Clintons because she helped make sure elections went the “right” way in Dade County.
They’ve got ACORN and SEIU over there.
The R’s will never win again so long as they let the D’s keep rigging the elections with so many fake votes