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Protesters turn over Russian diplomatsí cars, drag down flag at embassy in Kiev
Russia Today ^ | June 14, 2014

Posted on 06/14/2014 11:18:09 AM PDT by McGruff

Some 200 Ukrainian protesters rallying at the Russian embassy in Kiev have overturned several diplomatic cars, piled up tires to block the entry and thrown eggs and paint at the building. Police stood idly by as the anti-Moscow crowd blockaded the site.

The rally, which on Saturday started as a small picket in protest against the Russian government’s alleged involvement in the Ukrainian crisis, has attracted dozens of people and as many journalists.

Protesters have started breaking pavement and hurling rocks at the embassy’s windows, ITAR-TASS reports.

Press-attaché of the Russian diplomatic mission to Ukraine, Oleg Grishin, confirmed to RT that the overturned vehicles belong to embassy staff. Police have attempted to talk to protesters, but refrained from detaining any of them, he said.

“Security is provided by the Ukrainian side. They do not prevent the damage being caused to property of the Russian diplomatic mission and to the facade [of the building],” Grishin told RT over the phone.

The embassy has been effectively blocked by protesters’ cars placed at the entrance, as well as by heaps of tires, Grishin said.

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


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This could get ugly.
1 posted on 06/14/2014 11:18:09 AM PDT by McGruff
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To: McGruff

Could?

It’s been ugly for months. If Russia is giving tanks to pro-Russian thugs then it is FUGLY already.


2 posted on 06/14/2014 11:20:36 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

It’s not ugly until you annex a portion of a sovereign nation. Oh, wait . . . .


3 posted on 06/14/2014 11:22:19 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: McGruff

Gee, I can’t imagine why the Ukrainians would be so upset at Russia. /s


4 posted on 06/14/2014 11:24:06 AM PDT by dfwgator
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Molotov cocktails at Russian embassy, kyi

These Right Sector (Nazi) folks like to burn down buildings. Sometimes with people trapped inside.

5 posted on 06/14/2014 11:26:36 AM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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To: McGruff

Oh those poor innocent Russians who are absolutely blameless.


6 posted on 06/14/2014 11:31:16 AM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: McGruff

There are still many people alive in Ukraine who remember what living in the USSR was like. They *know* it’s worth a fight.


7 posted on 06/14/2014 11:31:54 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: All
Maidan fighters arrive at Russia's embassy in Kiev.
8 posted on 06/14/2014 11:33:53 AM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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To: FourPeas

this could get out of control fast-—The war everyone feared might just happen after all.


9 posted on 06/14/2014 11:36:29 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: McGruff

It couldn’t possibly have anything to do with the Russians kidnapping trains and buses loaded with Ukrainian children and Ukrainian children orphaned by the Russians killing their parents.


10 posted on 06/14/2014 11:37:42 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Only if someone comes to Ukraine’s aid, and there’s no way it’s going to be the USA or Europe. Who’s left? China? Saudi Arabia?


11 posted on 06/14/2014 11:49:26 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: tcrlaf; caww
Russia demands Ukraine ensure security of Russian diplomats in Kiev
12 posted on 06/14/2014 11:58:52 AM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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Delegation from protesters, press enters Russian embassy in #Kiev
https://twitter.com/RT_com/status/477886424117960704/photo/1


13 posted on 06/14/2014 12:27:58 PM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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“The US condemns the attack on the embassy of the Russian Federation in Kiev and calls on the Ukrainian government to fulfill its obligations under the Vienna convention to ensure the necessary security measures,” US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said, as quoted by RIA Novosti.


14 posted on 06/14/2014 12:30:39 PM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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To: McGruff

Night has fallen but crowds still pretty big.

https://twitter.com/beyondwallru/status/477897458186731521/photo/1


15 posted on 06/14/2014 12:38:45 PM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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As night fell in Kiev, calls for storming and torching the embassy grew louder. Activists of the Right Sector and Maidan self-defense decided to pick four “civil society” delegates and four media representatives to be sent to the embassy for “negotiations.”

http://rt.com/news/165952-ukraine-russia-embassy-protest/


16 posted on 06/14/2014 12:41:27 PM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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The EMBASSY of RUSSIA want to burn?! READY MOLOTOV COCKTAILS!

https://twitter.com/marina_saniram/status/477898050258894849/photo/1


17 posted on 06/14/2014 12:47:14 PM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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Fire truck came to help #russian officials to leave Russian embassy with peace

https://twitter.com/EuromaidanPR/status/477906489185550337/photo/1


18 posted on 06/14/2014 1:22:34 PM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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