Skip to comments.150 Cossack aggressors transferred to Sloviansk from Crimea
Posted on 05/05/2014 6:52:53 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
KYIV, May 5 /Ukrinform/. 150 Cossacks were transferred to Sloviansk from Crimea to help the separatists.
As the SBU Spokesperson said, measures were taken to repel a possible assault at the location of internal troops in Donetsk, a scheme of defense and mining of Druzhkivka, Sloviansk and Kramatorsk streets was exposed, subversive separatist groups were identified in the villages of Makarivka, Chervony Lyman and the city of Luhansk, and plans of the militants were foiled to capture soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near the village of Karpivka.
"Kramatorsk (except for the downtown) is under control of the Antiterrorist Center. In Sloviansk and Kramatorsk the separatists continue to hold the buildings of the Interior Ministry department, SBU and executive committees. In Chervony Lyman, the formation of armed separatist groups is observed, numbering up to 100 people," Ostapenko said.
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Cossacks were historically in a lot of modern Ukraine. I don’t doubt Putin has promised them a chunk of Ukraine in exchange for fighting for Team FSB.
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