Skip to comments.A Russian Soldier's Instagram Posts May Be The Clearest Indication Of Moscow's Involvement
Posted on 07/31/2014 4:33:09 AM PDT by elhombrelibre
Moscow has tried to hide its support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, but some social media posts from a Russian soldier may reveal even more direct involvement in the region.
Over at BuzzFeed, reporter Max Seddon has the scoop on a 24-year-old soldier named Alexander Sotkin, who has been posting some very interesting photos of his military service, and the locations of the photos are rather telling.
While Seddon has embedded a number of Sotkin's photos, which show him in southern Russia taking selfies, it's this one the communications specialist posted, in rebel-controlled Krasna Talycha in east Ukraine, that's most intriguing:
(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...
As one of the Rebels commanders said recenlty, “If the Russians had invaded we would be fighting in Kiev right now”
I’m sure the Putin apologists around here will come up with some rational explanation.
We have our own problems...let the Russians and Ukrainians play.
besides, I would not want a military run by this Marxist/Islamic regime to represent America in any more international situations. Just look at the current Israel situation.
Busted — give it up, Vlad
I’ll bet it really sucks to be Alexander Sotkin right now.
Isn't that interesting. No matter who you are.
As is often the case, you misunderstand and show yourself unworthy of claiming to be a conservative.
You can turn it off. The US Army tells their forces this all the time.
Now, the recently departed Alexander Sotkin
Go back to sleep —
Yes, and the fact that all hell will come down on him doesn’t improve the idea that he was never there in the first place. Hey, let’s see if anyone can interview him.
In fact I can’t see a thing from these pictures.
"Business Insider" -- in spite of the name -- seems to have a distinctly liberal-left perspective. Is the left now banging the drums of war in an effort to salvage something for Obama's legacy? (Pretty much everything the guy has touched over the last 5 1/2 years has turned into complete poo.)
Whatever we might say about Napoleon and that German guy that had wars with Russia, history doesn't consider them wusses.
Here — try the pictures here:
The Russian soldier whose selfie obsession could prove Putin is operating in Ukraine: Comms officer who operates kit like that used to down MH17 accidentally reveals he is over the border
This is BREAKING NEWS now? When do we send in the bombers?
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