Skip to comments.Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of invasion pretext
Posted on 08/11/2014 11:02:34 AM PDT by McGruff
President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion.
With Ukraine reporting Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border, NATO said there was a "high probability" that Moscow could intervene militarily in the country's east, where Kiev forces are closing in on pro-Russian separatists.
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Under the Red Cross...
In the story I posted:
They note that Obama called Poroshenko directly, after which Poro said they would let it through.
Easy to imply from that that Poro was TOLD to let it through.
I have visions of Wesley Clark phoning someone to stop the Russians before they get there.
Easy to imply if you’re a retard Neo-Stalinist like yourself.
More insults, and nothing to add to the discussion.
This doesn’t meet with your Kiev-approved Current Truth?
Trust me, nobody needs to tell the Ukrainians to kill the Russkie scum invading their country. They already know what to do.
You're a dufus who doesn't even know what he's talking about. The Ukrainians agreed to the humanitarian aid provided it went through Ukrainian controlled border entries, was done with international organizations, and consisted of no Russkie military aid.
Thus you're whole "Ukraine is being TOLD what to do by my God and master Putin" is just stupid, just like you.
Now you are just trolling.
Explain this, then:
The Kremlin earlier announced that it was dispatching the humanitarian convoy into eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine had previously objected to Russia sending any aid into the region, and the West had strongly warned Russia that any attempt to send its military personnel into Ukraine under the guise of humanitarian assistance would be seen as an invasion.
In the last week, Ukrainian government forces have been closing in on the few remaining pro-Russian rebel strongholds in eastern Ukraine, including surrounding Donetsk, the largest city in rebel-held city. Hundreds of thousands have been fleeing the fighting.
Shortly after the Kremlin statement, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko got on a phone call with President Barack Obama, according to their offices.
In all fairness, he meant Obama telling Poroshenko, not Putin. Otherwise, I agree with your assessment. The plot is for Russians to get “legal” access to rebel-held land across the border for continuing supply of murderers and weapons. Civilians be damned - Russians never cared even for their own.
Explain what, exactly? I do not even know what you are attempting to claim. It is solely within the confines of your twisted Putinist head.
As usual, Putin uses half-truths to push the lie. The original idea was for internationally led aid, with Russia as but one component of it, to enter Ukraine and provide actual humanitarian aid to the population that has been tormented by Russian terrorists. This included the involvement of the Red Cross. Russia has now changed the deal, as they are wont to do, and claim that the deal was always that they would alone send an aid convoy at that the Red Cross was o.k. with this. That is entirely false.
Russia will now use the pretext of aid to send in the several hundred armored “peace keeper” vehicles and several thousand “peace keeping” troops they have stage at Ukraine’s border. No party, other than Russia, is on board with this idea, since it is quite obviously an invasion force that will do nothing but bring more misery to Ukraine. See Georgia, August 2008.
I really do not see how anyone can say with a straight face that Russia is not seeking to invade Ukraine at this point.
Good thought but could we release the Dragons instead?
Dragons, hell... release the Kraken!
“aid convoy” uh-huh
And Obama’s doing...?
LOL ... software deficiency on the Kraken is an ongoing problem ... Have any spare parts?
You need a timeout.
Attacking Putin lovers is the patriotic thing to do. They post Russian propaganda here daily. More serious things should be done besides you getting offended.
Made me laugh out loud. Thanks for raising the level of debate here. DU would be jealous.
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