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Up to a dozen Ukraine officials dumped in wheelie bins
The UK Telegraph ^ | 10-07-2014 | Roland Oliphant

Posted on 10/07/2014 6:17:37 AM PDT by Bettyprob

The perpetrators are often members of the radical right-wing group Right Sector

It’s a bad time to be a Ukrainian politician.

The war in the east refuses to end, despite a “ceasefire”. Winter is approaching, and with it all the worries of another “gas-war” with Russia. And with parliamentary elections just weeks away, pre-revolutionary MPs are getting nervous about hanging on to their jobs.

To make things worse, there is a growing chance of ending up in a wheelie bin.

Since early September up to a dozen MPs, city councillors and other officials accused of wrong doing have been hauled from their offices by masked gangs in what has become know as the “Trash Bucket Challenge.” The perpetrators - often members of the radical right-wing group Right Sector - say the public humiliations are to punish the corruption and criminality that characterised the previous regime.

But critics warn the attacks are just one step away from mob justice and public lynchings.

“The main thing in our country now is that the criminals are all still there,” said Yury Mindiuk, the head of Right Sector’s central executive. “No one wants to implement the ideas of Maidan.”

Right Sector emerged as an alliance of far right groups during the revolution, and earned a fearsome reputation as one of the most militant elements in the street fighting that led to Mr Yanukovych’s overthrow. Since then some members of the group have fought in the war in eastern Ukraine, but they have struggled to find political relevance in post-revolutionary politics.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: brownshirts; kiev; kievkiddies; petroporoshenko; poroshenko; rightsector; ukraine
Guess it's easier to gang up on unsuspecting old men and throw them in a dumpster than it is to actually fight for your country in the eastern part. Brave men.
1 posted on 10/07/2014 6:17:38 AM PDT by Bettyprob
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To: Bettyprob

I would like to see this particular challenge instituted here in the US, starting with our elected GOP officials.

2 posted on 10/07/2014 6:19:40 AM PDT by madprof98
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To: Bettyprob

Doesn’t sound all that bad. Maybe we could start a ‘Trash Bucket Challenge’ here! .....................

3 posted on 10/07/2014 6:26:09 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you compromise with evil, you just get more evil..........................)
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I can think of a few old men (and women) who could use some ganging up on here.

And man, would it feel good.

4 posted on 10/07/2014 6:33:23 AM PDT by skeeter
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Hmmmm.......would you be thinking Obama, Biden, Jarrett, Reid, Kerry, Hildebeast, Pelosi, Schumer, Wasserman, Boehner. Holder,

........this would be a good “first round” for the first day!

2nd day we could do their Marxist partners in the media starting with Matthews, Maddow, Gregory..............

And then third day....,,,,,,,,,?????

5 posted on 10/07/2014 7:00:31 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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