Ukraine

(Un)Shockingly, Russian Troops Really Are Shooting Into Ukraine

Subtlety is not their thing

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The United States released a series of satellite images Sunday that appear to support its claims that Russian forces have fired across the border into Ukraine to support rebels there, suggesting a new level of direct Russian involvement in the conflict.

The images show artillery and rocket-blast signatures inside Russia and craters formed by the artillery strikes in Ukraine.

Washington has accused Russia of arming, training and financing separatists in Ukraine.

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  1. You Russians have no idea how lucky you are that the president is tied up campaigning or you’d be in big trouble!

    1. Campaigning, hell! He’s begging. Last week, he was in the Bay Area offering cut-rate slap-and-tickle. I’d have sworn I saw him on the 5th St off-ramp with a sign:
      “Will Tell the Truth for Money!”
      I laughed; lying bastard…

  2. Don’t you know that the Russians aren’t communist anymore? Their country operates on much more free market principles than the US does. I hardly think capitalists are going to be guilty of this sort of endeavor. How can you trust the word of a socialist led government like Obama’s US against the word of good capitalists like the Russians?

    1. I want to believe that you’re being sarcastic when you call the Russian economy “free market”.

  3. The Ukrainians predicted that a Russian invasion was to take place on July 15 after they denied hitting a Russian village (accusing the pro-Russian separatists of bombing Russia!): http://www.csmonitor.com/World…..sia-video. Since 40 shells supposedly landed near Rostov in the last few days, the Ukrainian artillery’s marksmanship appears to be getting worse. Or are we supposed to believe it’s the rebels again?

    The people running Ukraine sound very much like the Ukrainians of WWII: “”For every life of our soldiers, the militants will pay with tens and hundreds of their own,” (quote from: http://www.csmonitor.com/World…..nsequences) The last time Eastern Europeans heard those words was when the Nazis said it. Ukrainian “nationalists” are the people who were Marxist in the 19th Century, created SSRs in both eastern and western Ukraine and when “international brotherhood” lead to the suppression of “nationalist” aspirations, they went for “National Socialism”.

    Today’s Ukraine is Stalin’s creation, and it is being claimed by his and Hitler’s heirs.

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