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Ukraine forces destroy most of a column of Russian military vehicles, president says
Washington Post ^ | 15 Aug 14 | Michael Birnbaum

Posted on 08/16/2014 4:52:59 AM PDT by elhombrelibre

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To: McGruff

Soros has been hip-deep in Ukraine’s BS for a decade or more. Their “NGO’s” started the maidan to begin with, just like the Occutard BS.

The Soros Group MAKES MONEY by creating chaos and instability.


51 posted on 08/16/2014 7:26:21 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: Kozak

“But NATO DID confirm an incursion occurred”
Yes, there was an incursion, that western journalists just weren’t “allowed” to see, but directed to it.

That is sending a message to someone.


52 posted on 08/16/2014 7:28:04 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf

No actually the Ukrainian people got tired of corrupt government run by a Putin SockPuppet who had looted billions and demonstrated till he ran away.


53 posted on 08/16/2014 7:28:32 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: Kozak

“No actually the Ukrainian people got tired of corrupt government run by a Putin SockPuppet who had looted billions and demonstrated till he ran away.”

Nothing new about that in Ukraine, is there? Same old corruption happening now, too.

What was different, this time, was the NGO’s and the US State Department backing the most violent opposition elements in Ukraine, the National Socialists... (Oops, they call themselves Social Nationalists, not National Socialists), to “get back” at Putin for stopping Obama from becoming the Air Force for ISIS in Syria.


54 posted on 08/16/2014 7:32:10 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: kenf3

I’m no so sure. I think he’s trying to this covertly, like Crimea. I think he wants to steal without getting caught. And even provoking a war by blaming it on the Ukrainians is risky. He might have believed his own propaganda and thought more Russians in Ukraine would fight and die for him. The Putinistas on FreeRepublic might, but not people who live in the real world.


55 posted on 08/16/2014 7:34:06 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: Kozak

Lol...how’s your Polish Chuck?


56 posted on 08/16/2014 7:35:14 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Kozak
That give you chubby? Maybe you got a nice pic of Putin without his shirt in your free hand...

You people are really obsessed with this shirtless pic of Putin and the homosexual references. Odd that is where your mind goes. I think there's a bit of projection is going on here...

57 posted on 08/16/2014 7:35:23 AM PDT by Hacksaw (I haven't taken the 30 silvers.)
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To: Kozak

He’s so in love.


58 posted on 08/16/2014 7:38:04 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: Hacksaw

Oh I agree, your obsession with Putin is a dead give away.


59 posted on 08/16/2014 7:38:28 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: Hacksaw

I’m no psychologist but it is strange behavior.


60 posted on 08/16/2014 7:39:24 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a human to knowledge but you can't make him think)
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To: tcrlaf

But at least the Ukrainian people are trying.


61 posted on 08/16/2014 7:39:38 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: mac_truck

Here’s a sample

Potselui mene y sraka


62 posted on 08/16/2014 7:41:33 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: elhombrelibre

Putey has misjudged the level of hatred the Ukranians have for Mother Russia. They are not going to go gently into the new empire. My brother in law has an adopted teen from Urkraine and he has talked about how much they hate the Russians.


63 posted on 08/16/2014 7:41:43 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Putin thinks all those people who were forced to learn Russian are Russians now and willing to die for him. He’s a fool, like Obama, and his supporters on FreeRepublic are like Obamarobots.


64 posted on 08/16/2014 7:46:18 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: tcrlaf

Almost forget

DERP DERP DERP NAZI


65 posted on 08/16/2014 7:52:07 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: Hacksaw

If the NATO or the poofters in London have evidence of a Russian military incursion, let them present it and stop pussyfooting around.

29 posted on August 16, 2014 at 4:26:56 PM GMT+3 by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)

LOL.

Classic case of projection...


66 posted on 08/16/2014 7:53:43 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: Georgia Girl 2

As always when the facts come out it is always the Russians who are found to be the ones lying. Ukrainians will fight for their independence or die trying just like we did.

How far will Putin go militarily and how many Russian agents are left in Ukraine undermining Ukraine govt, military and Intel?


67 posted on 08/16/2014 8:07:55 AM PDT by free_life (If you ask Jesus to forgive you and to save you, He will.)
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To: free_life

“As always when the facts come out it is always the Russians who are found to be the ones lying.”

uhhh...
NO....
Kiev has said many whoppers, as well.
The one I really like is “We don’t shell civilians”

But you just ignore them, and call anyone that points them out a “Putin-lover”, or worse.


68 posted on 08/16/2014 8:15:26 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: free_life

Putin is a mischief maker and an opportunist. He’s not much for the long hard slog and that’s what trying to annex the Ukraine will be. Putey is already trying to back out of the swamp but this convoy ambush is really making it difficult. He has really stepped in doody and he’s not sure how to get out of it.


69 posted on 08/16/2014 8:18:27 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: free_life

I slept in today. I love waking-up in the morning and getting the latest Kremlin spin on FR.


70 posted on 08/16/2014 8:22:16 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: free_life

There are many graphic scenes of innocent Ukrainian civilians being indiscriminately killed by their own government but they aren't for posting here.

71 posted on 08/16/2014 8:25:27 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a human to knowledge but you can't make him think)
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To: Kozak
DERP DERP DERP NAZI
DERP DERP DERP SOROS
DERP DERP DERP MCCAIN
72 posted on 08/16/2014 8:26:22 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Kozak; All
Classic case of projection...

No dummy...a classic case of reality. You should try it sometime.

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73 posted on 08/16/2014 8:28:16 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“Putin is a mischief maker and an opportunist”

Absolutely...
And Obama handed him the opportunity of a lifetime when they supported the overthrow of the elected Ukraine Gov, giving him an excuse to recover Crimea. The Obamunists never considered how Putin might react to it, that much is very clear.

“He’s not much for the long hard slog and that’s what trying to annex the Ukraine will be.”

IMO, He doesn’t want anything to do with swallowing Ukraine. It’s a basket case, both Socially and economically. If he wanted it, this would already have been over in a day.

He will take the Southeast if he can get it, most of Ukraine’s wealth is there, along with a significant percentage of Russia’s war industries. It also offers a land route for much of the South Stream Project, (that the Saudi’s and Obama are trying desperately to stop), making it much cheaper to build.

IMO, Ukraine will eventually balkanize along ethnic lines. Maybe sooner than we think.

“but this convoy ambush is really making it difficult”

As noted by CNN, and posted above, there is no proof to back up this claim by Kiev:

CNN’s Ram Ramgogal
US says it can’t confirm Ukrainian claims of disabling vehicles in a Russian military convoy inside Ukraine
https://twitter.com/RamCNN/status/500412757259591682


74 posted on 08/16/2014 8:32:19 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: 1rudeboy

LOL


75 posted on 08/16/2014 8:33:15 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

Civil wars are terrible.
It’s Putins fault for supplying and controlling the “ separatists”.
Just like the blood on his hands for Chechnyia and Georgia.


76 posted on 08/16/2014 8:35:26 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: tcrlaf
If Ukraine is having trouble "balkanizing" along ethnic lines now, even with Russian support, what makes you think it will happen sooner rather than later?
77 posted on 08/16/2014 8:37:37 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Kozak
Man, you can just tell on a scale how (relatively) "bad" the news is for the Russians by how desperately they try to change the subject to something else.
78 posted on 08/16/2014 8:39:31 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: PIF

“‘Your western friends promise you nice things, but seldom deliver. I promise you bad things, and I deliver.’””

“The Prince that is feared, is far more respected than the Prince that is loved.” - Niccolo Machiavelli


79 posted on 08/16/2014 8:46:00 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: 1rudeboy

Look squirrel!


80 posted on 08/16/2014 8:48:10 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: 1rudeboy

“what makes you think it will happen sooner rather than later?”

News of the heavy casualties Kiev has been trying to hide for months is finally filtering to those back home.

Unrest is growing, in both the east (Kharkov), in Kiev, and in the West (Hungarians).

WINTER IS COMING, the Oligarchs, apparatchiks are going to be nice and warm, while everyone else freezes.

Ukrainian currency is collapsing, gas and food prices have doubled in the last 6 months, and it’s only going to get worse going into winter.

The recipe is already there.


81 posted on 08/16/2014 8:50:12 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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FReepers, Let's go!
Everyone needs to donate!

All contributions are for the current quarter expenses.

82 posted on 08/16/2014 8:55:29 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: tcrlaf

I agree about the recipe, and it’s a good one. But this isn’t the first time that Ukraine and Russia have had a dispute over gas. They don’t call him Gasputin for nothing.


83 posted on 08/16/2014 8:55:49 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: All
How ironic is this? Mexico protests Texas National Guard troops on US border. Maybe we ought to concerned with our border first.
84 posted on 08/16/2014 8:56:07 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a human to knowledge but you can't make him think)
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To: mac_truck
I put together a 4-photo collage of this and printed it out, but not posted here. The caption says, "America, you get the government you deserve."....Alexis de Tocqueville.

Then I add my quote, "I haven't seen this type of behavior since Junior High. How disgusting."
85 posted on 08/16/2014 8:57:23 AM PDT by Two Thirds Vote Aye (I was saying 'I hope he fails' even before Rush was.)
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To: Two Thirds Vote Aye

Just to note, Rebels are claiming to have recaptured a key village Kiev was trying to take, to cut the road to Lugansk, and that the road is open.


86 posted on 08/16/2014 9:00:09 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: McGruff

This is a thread where some of us are concerned about Russia. If you look hard enough, you might find one or two other threads on FR where people are concerned about Mexico.


87 posted on 08/16/2014 9:00:55 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: McGruff

Its probably Russian or Rebel shells falling...


88 posted on 08/16/2014 9:11:42 AM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: tcrlaf

And Putan and all his Putanas will be responsible for the suffering of millions of innocent Ukrainians. But you will love that won’t you?

Having a failed state on his borders might have some I intended consequences too....


89 posted on 08/16/2014 9:14:27 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: mac_truck

Except she’s the PM of Denmark. No Norwegians in that photo, just a Brit, a Dane and a Kenyan.


90 posted on 08/16/2014 9:19:27 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Putey has misjudged the level of hatred the Ukranians have for Mother Russia. They are not going to go gently into the new empire. My brother in law has an adopted teen from Urkraine and he has talked about how much they hate the Russians.

Yes, an entire generation as been born in Ukraine since it gained its independence from Russia. This new generation has no alliance to Russia. And most of the older generations don't either.

91 posted on 08/16/2014 9:22:05 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: kenf3

Putin would advertise that he’d sent an armored column into Ukraine?


92 posted on 08/16/2014 9:27:58 AM PDT by Paul R. (Leftists desire to control everything; In the end they invariably control nothing worth a damn.)
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To: rfreedom4u

Maybe they have to find the pieces...


93 posted on 08/16/2014 9:28:37 AM PDT by Paul R. (Leftists desire to control everything; In the end they invariably control nothing worth a damn.)
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To: tcrlaf

Yes Putin’s main goal all along was the Crimea. He will do whatever he has to to protect that port on the Baltic Sea.


94 posted on 08/16/2014 9:33:19 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: elhombrelibre
Putin thinks all those people who were forced to learn Russian are Russians now and willing to die for him. He’s a fool, like Obama, and his supporters on FreeRepublic are like Obamarobots.

The Irish are English-speakers, but they have a sizable chip on their shoulders about the Brits. Indians may speak English, but they are anything but pro-British or pro-American.

95 posted on 08/16/2014 9:35:46 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Dagnabitt
I believe the term Norwegian sandwich is slang...but I also wouldn't doubt that buffoon Cameron could distinguish the two countries from each other.

You'll have to ask a certified memeologist for a more definitive answer. :^)

96 posted on 08/16/2014 9:35:55 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks elhombrelibre.


97 posted on 08/16/2014 9:43:23 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: tcrlaf; McGruff
US says it can’t confirm Ukrainian claims of disabling vehicles in a Russian military convoy inside Ukraine

There are also unconfirmed reports that the military vehicles Kiev destroyed were actually Ukrainian...not that it matters much to the Kerry/Soros pep squad.

Porky!...Shenko!...He's our man...

98 posted on 08/16/2014 9:47:24 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: mac_truck

Unconfirmed individual in unconfirmed report on unconfirmed source states unconfirmed vehicles of unconfirmed origin destroyed . . . .


99 posted on 08/16/2014 10:27:15 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: mac_truck

UPDATE: Red Cross staff will accompany each truck with humanitarian aid from Russia to Ukraine on.rt.com/1q9y34

I don’t have a good feeling about this. Somebody is cause trouble and it could “escalate quickly”.


100 posted on 08/16/2014 10:40:09 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a human to knowledge but you can't make him think)
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