Voices from Russia

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Temporary Truce in Lugansk to Remove Dead and Wounded… Miners Issue Ultimatum… Russian Forces Ready “For Anything”… Junta Targets Churches

00 odessa 01. 19.06.14

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On Tuesday evening, citing the Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR) media centre, the website Vgorode reported that active hostilities temporarily ceased near Shastye, “Representatives of the Army of the Southeast made a truce with the ‘National Guard’ (sic)”. LNR spokesman Oksana Chigrina said, “A truce has been in effect for some time. We don’t know how long it will be for, but during this time the two sides will remove wounded and dead soldiers”.

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ITAR-TASS reported that all-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK) confirmed the death of journalist Igor Kornelyuk near Lugansk. “The VGTRK reporter wounded in a shelling near Lugansk has died”. VGTRK noted that cameraman Viktor Denisov, who worked with Kornelyuk, is alive. Kornelyuk was 37, he was born in Zaporozhye Oblast in the Ukraine. Chairman of the RF Government Dmitri Medvedev said on Facebook, “Those who call themselves the authorities of the Ukraine are to blame for the death of Russian journalist Igor Kornelyuk”.

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On Wednesday, a opolchenie spokesman told ITAR-TASS that junta forces shelled opolchenie positions and residential areas in Kramatorsk, saying, “From near the Konditsioner (air conditioner) plant area, the enemy fired grenade-launchers at a opolchenie position. Several projectiles hit a residential building. The firing resulted in nine people seriously wounded, and eleven lightly wounded. It’s possible that some people died. However, I lack exact information on that score so far”.

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Viktor Bugaichuk, head of the Poltava Oblast OGA*, said in an interview with 5th Channel TV that the wrecked section of the Russian-Ukrainian Urengoy-Pomary-Užgorod gas pipeline had been in critical condition, saying, “Two years ago, pipeline engineers informed Naftogaz about the critical condition of the gas pipe. This section of the pipeline had 11 patches. However, Naftogaz refused to budget funds for repair. The depressurisation of the gas pipe could have come from ground cave-in”. Depressurisation of gas main triggered a fire at 14.20 local time on Tuesday in Lokhvitsy Raion of Poltava Oblast. The flame was 100 metres (330 feet) high. The fire injured no one. Ukrtransgaz noted that they sealed off the damaged section of the pipeline urgently at gas compression stations, “We sealed off a gas pipeline section of around 20 kilometres. We shifted the gas flow to a parallel branch of the pipeline. The gas pipeline explosion hadn’t affected gas transit to Europe”.

*OGA: Oblast State Administration

Editor:

The pipeline repairs received no funding as the Ukrainian oligarchs needed the money for their villas and foreign cars. ‘Nuff said… the so-called “Ukrainian” state has always been a legal fiction and a joke… it’s been WORSE than all the most jaundiced and bigoted Khokhol jokes out there. It’s been a Uniate Nationalist Hell. It’s time for this unthrifty beast to be put down… and quickly.

BMD

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On Wednesday morning, Interfax reported that miners gathered in Donetsk to protest against the junta repressions in the Donbass. The demonstration took place near the monument to Nazi victims on Leninsky Avenue. More than 1,000 workers from the Kalinin, Skochynskiy, and Abakumov mines took part participating in the action. The miners chanted, “Donetsk Republic!”, “Russia!” and “We are the Donbass”. Rain didn’t deter them from marching from the monument to Lenin Square. Reinforced police patrols and traffic police provided security for the protestors. The authorities suspended traffic on Leninsky Avenue during the march.

Editor:

Note well that the patriots DEFEND the memorials to Nazi victims whilst the Uniate filth want to DESTROY them. I need say nothing more. If you defend the Unia and its evil actions, you defend Nazism in all of its repulsive manifestations, and nothing else need be said of you.

BMD

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On Wednesday, the LNR media centre said that the opolchenie and junta forces started to take away the bodies of fighters killed during Kiev’s attempted repression in Novorossiya. There is a temporary ceasefire between the warring sides to remove the dead, proposed by the Ukrainian side. Eyewitnesses said that they brought about 100 coffins to a building under junta control. The junta has already taken away all its dead servicemen. LNR delegates are getting ready to go to Schastye, where the second part of the removal will take place. The LNR media centre warned, “Despite the ceasefire accord, we have absolutely no confidence in the Ukrainian side, they may open fire. Journalists intending to cover the event should be aware of the possible danger”.

Editor:

Of course, the Uniates open fire… they’ve been treacherous ever since 1596. That’s what apostasy does to an organisation. You trust the Unia at your own peril. Do note that the innocent majority of Uniates refuse to condemn the manifest evil done by their bishops, priests, and leading elements. Do have a care around them.

BMD

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00 Lugansk 03. 18.06.14.

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Russian Gosduma Deputy Vadim Solovyov told ITAR-TASS, citing Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, that the Russian Armed Forces are ready for anything in the Ukraine. On Wednesday, General Shoigu spoke at the RF Gosduma at the Government Hour debates held behind closed doors. Solovyov, a member of the KPRF faction, said, “Shoigu said that we were ready for any development of the Ukrainian situation, but first everything depends on our Western partners’ stance. The army is ready to fulfil any task set it by the commander-in-chief”.

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Hal Foster wrote in USA Today that whilst some residents of Odessa believe that the Kiev junta is responsible for the Dom Profsoyuzov tragedy on 2 May, which led to the deaths of at least 48 peaceful pro-Russian protesters, others believe that the USA is to blame. Having visited the massacre site when family and friends were holding a memorial observance for the victims and interviewed some of them, Mr Foster noted that many of them, especially women, expressed extreme hostility toward the USA. He remarked, “I’ve met hundreds of pro-Russian Ukrainians over the past 12 years. A handful seemed wary because I was American, but most were friendly. I never met outright hostility until this day”. One of the women interviewed by Foster said, “This was the hand of your president. Tell Obama that the Ukraine isn’t Iraq or Yugoslavia. Our children are dying”. Overall, out of eight people the journalist had managed to interview, seven believed that the USA was stoking the conflict. Mr Foster wrote, “I walked away concluding that the USA has a lot of work to do to win the hearts and minds of the millions of pro-Russians in the Ukraine”.

Editor:

Of course, one reason the “pro-Russian” people are so vehement is that they’re RUSSIAN… NOT “Ukrainian”. “Ukrainian” is a disgusting fiction. The people in the Crimea and Novorossiya are Russian, those in Malorossiya are Little Russians who speak Surzhik, and the po-nashemu people in Podkarpatskaya Rus don’t speak “Ukrainian”… only the Galician Uniate hillbillies in the Lvovshchina speak “Ukrainian” (a heavily-Polonised version of Western Russian dialects… anyone who uses “Pan” is overly-Polonised, as any good Russian knows).

BMD

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On Wednesday, a government source told Interfax, “To date, some 13,480 people have remained in border areas in central and southern Russia, as well as in Crimea and Sevastopol, after being forced to leave the southeastern Ukraine because of the hostilities. More than 6,200 of them are children. Nearly 1,000 refugees needed psychological help, and yet another 500 needed medical aid upon arriving in Russia. Over 5,000 refugees are in temporary accommodation centres and over 8,000 people are staying with friends and relatives”.

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On Wednesday, Miroslav Rudenko, a Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) spokesman, told Interfax that the DNR rejected a proposal by P A Poroshenko for the opolchenie in Novorossiya to lay down their arms, saying, “Poroshenko’s proposal to surrender arms is simply a tactical trick. If people give in to it, a new purge would begin. We won’t surrender our arms. Why should we lay down our arms? We no longer believe Poroshenko, because fierce shelling of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk, and later of Amvrosiyevka, where there were no opolchenie, followed his announcement of a peaceful resolution to the conflict. The last 24 hours saw fierce fighting in Kramatorsk, with about a dozen civilians injured, a whole street destroyed, and a five-storey building partly destroyed”.

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On Wednesday evening, a LNR source told Interfax that the truce between junta forces and the opolchenie is over, and the junta again started operations in a Lugansk suburb, saying, “We’re still picking up the bodies of our boys in Schastye, but at the same time it emerged that the enemy is advancing again. Still, as soon as the truce began in Schastye, [the junta forces] started shelling Metallist with mortars”.

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On Wednesday, Interfax reported that Lvov Oblast Genprokurator Vladimir Gural told a press conference that most of the weapons stolen in February 2014 from Lvov police stocks are still not accounted for and remain in unauthorised hands, saying, “To date, most of the stolen weapons are still in unauthorised hands. Police aren’t enforcing the return of the weapons. People voluntarily brought in those weapons returned to the police. Lvov Oblast police aren’t doing anything to recover weapons, despite the Genprokuratura repeatedly telling senior police officers that recovering the stolen weapons are a top priority”. According to the former Lvov Oblast police chief, Aleksandr Rudyak, on 18-19 February, unknown parties stole over 1,150 firearms from the Lvov police. Later, Yuri Gladun, the Lvov Oblast police chief of staff, said that thieves stole 935 firearms, 617 of which were never returned.

Editor:

Russians in Novorossiya can’t have arms, but Uniate pigs in Galicia… no problem! Big deal! “A knife for the Moskali!” This is why the Russian patriots won’t disarm… the Uniate pigs have guns and are ready to use them. They were murderers for the Poles, they were murderers for the Habsburgs, they were murderers for the Nazis, and they’re murderers for the Americans now. You can see a pattern. The Unia’s been crank from the git-go.

BMD

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00 slavyansk 01. 19.06.14

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On Wednesday, Valery Bolotov, the head of the LNR, told reporters that the LNR is creating its own KGB and counterintelligence under the name of “SMERSH”. SMERSH (short for “Death to Spies”) was the name of the Soviet counterintelligence agency in the VOV. Bolotov said, “Starting today, we’re to form a LNR KGB. One of its departments will be SMERSH, with responsibilities for counterespionage and countersabotage activities. It’d participate in the search for the parties responsible for the deaths of Russian journalists”.

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On Wednesday, ITAR-TASS reported that DNR Deputy Coal Industry Minister Konstantin Kuznetsov said, “The people of the DNR will fight. First of all, the foreign enemy, then, the oligarchs’ turn will come. The miners gave the junta two days to stop their so-called antiterrorism operation. If that doesn’t happen, they’ll take up arms and defend their land, wives, and children”. Aleksandr Borodai, the Chairman of the DNR Government, told ITAR-TASS, “Now, it’s absolutely clear to everyone in the DNR that the Nazi junta is carrying out genocide under the guise of an antiterrorism operation. This is a patriotic war for us”. On Wednesday, a rally against the junta repression took place in Donetsk. The event gathered 5,000-10,000 miners from Donetsk, Gorlovka, Yenakiyevo, Snezhnoye, and Torez.

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On Wednesday, Aleksandr Borodai, the Chairman of the DNR Government, told ITAR-TASS, “Poroshenko’s statement is absurd. He says that he’s stepping up his military operation now and mopping up the border, after which our opolchenie must disarm unilaterally and unconditionally. It’s really strange that Poroshenko didn’t mention one more thing right away, namely, that after their disarmament the DNR opolchenie would have to go to Ukrainian filtration camps. Unlike Poroshenko, who proposes unconditional surrender, the DNR has only one condition, namely, an immediate pullout of the Ukrainian occupation army from our republic. One thing we’ve realised quite clearly is that Kiev’s declarations have no credibility. For instance, so-called ‘Interior Minister’ Arseny Avakov earlier proposed personally to sign a ceasefire agreement, but he reneged on it later. The shelling of Slavyansk from heavy guns and Grad multiple launch systems began just a few hours after that”.

Editor:

Poroshenko wants the Russian Orthodox patriots to disarm and place themselves in the power of thuggish Uniate terrorists… it ain’t gonna happen. This play has to work itself out to the end… and it’s nowhere near that point yet. Much blood lies in the soil… much more will join it. The Americans and their Uniate/schismatical dogs started this… where it’ll end, no one knows. America will pay dearly for opening up this particular can o’ worms. It intended to weaken Russia… it may indeed do the exact opposite.

BMD

18 June 2014

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On Wednesday, Valery Bolotov, the head of the LNR, announced today at a press conference that the junta forces held some of the bodies of dead opolchenie for ransom, saying, “They demanded 5,000 USD (171,000 Roubles. 5,400 CAD. 5,300 AUD. 3,670 Euros. 2,940 UK Pounds) for each victim. The Ukrainian side breached a temporary cease-fire agreement reached to remove the dead and wounded. They fired on our positions with mortars and artillery. However, we fully complied with the agreement allowing us to pick up our dead. Kiev didn’t announce a ceasefire. They requested a halt to firing to take out the wounded and the dead. Our opolchenie took the bodies of nine dead soldiers and rescued twelve wounded, but the Ukrainian side had more than 100 killed near Metallist, not counting those at the airport. Another point that the Ukrainian side violated was the agreement to suspend movement of armoured columns. Their forces continued to move Grads, armoured vehicles, and heavy artillery towards Schastye”.

Editor:

The junta forces are mostly untrained Galician Uniate fanatics… who find that the only way that they can assault opolchenie improved positions is via frontal attacks. The butcher’s bill for that sort of thing is huge. The opolchenie seem to be using the same sort of tactics that the Iraqis used successfully in the Iran-Iraq War… that is, fortified positions with all-around arcs of fire. That is, they can “allow” the Galicians to “overrun” them, allowing them to engage the enemy with flanking fire. In short, the Galician officers are incompetents, chosen for political reliability, not military skill… the units have fanatic “morale instructors” (commissars)… and the troops lack training and discipline. It’s a recipe for spectacular failure.

BMD

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falling dollar

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The US Agency for International Development (USAID) claimed that it’d allot 10 million USD (342 million Roubles. 10.8 million CAD. 10.6 million AUD. 7.34 million Euros. 5.88 million UK Pounds) to the Ukraine to fight corruption. The news came during the visit of USAID head Rajiv Shah in Kiev. A USAID statement said, “The support will include the measures to extend responsibility of officials, a fair and transparent judicial system, publication of federal contracts, and regulating the energy domain”. For the last 20 years, USAID allotted 2 billion USD (68.4 billion Roubles. 2.16 billion CAD. 2.12 billion AUD. 1.468 billion Euros. 1.176 billion UK Pounds) to the Ukraine for “strengthening the economy, democracy, and civil society.” This year, USAID provided the Ukraine with 1 billion USD (34.2 billion Roubles. 1.08 billion CAD. 1.06 billion AUD. 734 million Euros. 588 million UK Pounds) and financed the 25 May presidential election.

Editor: 

That means that USAID money went to subsidise the Uniate thugs who beat up Tsaryov and Simonenko. There’s no way around it. It means that the USA financed an election that even Hudson County in Jersey would call crooked (it had as much suspense as a local election here in Albany NY has… the old O’Connell machine still chugs along, and it keeps on ticking, never getting a licking). As for 10 mill… that’ll last the corrupt pols in Kiev for less than a week…

BMD

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On Thursday, junta forces shelled Resurrection Church in Slavyansk, killing a man guarding the church. The shelling smashed five windows, damaged the church’s façade, and destroyed the fence around the property. Fr Nikolai Fomenko said, “Shelling against the city started from Karachun Hill at 06.00 today. The gunfire continued for half an hour. This time, it targeted Resurrection Church. The projectiles landed just outside of it, with one of them passing half-a-metre from the dome, another one exploding near the church compound, on the road, and the third one destroying the central gas mains near the lake. The shelling destroyed the southern façade of the church, but the building itself survived the attack. The most terrible thing that happened is that the shelling killed the man guarding the church. He was on his way to open the gates when he suffered a head wound. We rushed him to hospital, but doctors were unable to save his life. Let’s pray for the recently deceased Aleksandr”.

Resurrection Church dates from the 18th century. St Ioann Kronshtadtsky once lived and conducted religious services there. The Church of St Serafim Sarovsky, in Cherepkovka near Slavyansk, came under fire early on Monday morning, when several projectiles hit the yard of the church, completely destroying its chapel and refectory. In late May, a mortar shell exploded just ten metres (@33 feet) from the Church of the Icon of the Mother of God “the Sovereign” in Slavyansk.

Editor:

The Uniates deliberately target Orthodox churches. My information has it that Uniate fascists bombed four Orthodox churches over and above those named above. That means that people such as Freddie M-G, JP, and Vassa Larina who coddle Uniates are the enemies of Christ’s Church… full stop. It’s a war to the finish… something that the zapadniki don’t “get”. Yes, oppose the Unia with all your might… but don’t hate. Otherwise, you fall into the same pit that the Uniates are in. Have a care.

BMD

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On Thursday, a local opolchenie HQ source told Interfax that an intense military operation is underway in Artemovsk, saying, “Zakatnoye, Seversk, and the outskirts of Artemovsk came under fire, and opolchenie fired in response. Fierce fighting is underway, enemy forces use heavy equipment. A Su-25 fighter-bomber that struck Seversk was hit by opolchenie AA fire, but it managed to fly off”.

19 June 2014

Voice of Russia World Service

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Ukraines-authorities-are-to-blame-for-Russian-reporters-death-Russian-PM-3699/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Temporary-truce-is-announced-under-Lugansk-in-Ukraine-2087/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Gunfire-at-residential-sector-in-Kramatorsk-20-people-wounded-9930/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Blasted-section-of-Russian-Ukrainian-gas-pipeline-in-emergency-condition-3575/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Thousands-Donetsk-miners-protest-against-punitive-operation-in-Ukraines-southeast-4897/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Lugansk-self-defense-Kiev-military-exchange-dead-fighters-4572/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Russian-Armed-Forces-ready-for-any-scenario-in-Ukraine-DM-6515/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Many-Ukrainians-blame-US-for-May-2-Odessa-atrocity-US-media-2143/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Almost-14-000-people-from-Ukraines-southeast-find-asylum-in-Russia-5178/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Poroshenkos-offer-to-surrender-arms-is-a-tactical-trick-Donetsk-Peoples-Republic-2133/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Kiev-forces-bomb-village-after-declaring-truce-Lugansk-Peoples-Republic-1410/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Stolen-weapons-in-Lvov-still-in-hands-of-civilians-Ukrainan-regional-prosecutor-1202/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Lugansk-People-s-Republic-is-to-create-its-own-KGB-and-counterintelligence-agency-8695/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Donetsk-miners-threaten-to-take-arms-if-Kiev-continues-military-operation-5942/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_18/Spokesman-for-Donetsk-Republic-dismisses-Poroshenkos-statement-as-absurd-8438/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_19/During-exchange-of-dead-Ukrainian-side-demanded-ransom-for-militias-leader-of-LPR-9177/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_19/US-to-fork-over-10-mln-to-Ukraine-to-combat-corruption-9857/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_19/Ukraine-govt-forces-open-fire-on-Slavyansk-church-one-person-killed-9405/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_19/Ukraines-army-using-Su-25-fighter-bombers-as-heavy-fighting-in-Artemovsk-underway-Donetsk-militia-5808/

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

LNR Declares State of Emergency… DNR Seeks EvrAS ES Membership… Junta Forces Kill Russian Journalists

00 Lugansk 01. 18.06.14

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The Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR) government declared a state of emergency as junta forces began shelling the city, turning on civil defence alarms. At the moment, junta forces are shelling the village of Metallist. No information about casualties is available.

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Late on Monday, a opolchenie source told ITAR-TASS about the latest shelling in Kramatorsk, “Ten civilians are dead, and more than ten more injured, the enemy shelling seriously damaged the driver training centre, and concussion smashed windows in nearby houses. The shelling damaged a transformer substation, and a tuberculosis dispensary and a food warehouse came under fire as well”.

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At a news conference at ITAR-TASS on Tuesday, Denis Pushilin, Chairman of the Presidium of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) Supreme Soviet, said, “The DNR has adopted a course towards liberating the people from the Kiev junta’s armed gangs”. He outlined practical moves to normalise the situation, which local authorities would implement after the end of hostilities. He said that the republic would form a close alliance with the LNR and coöperate with international bodies in the post-Soviet space. Pushilin said, “Many DNR and LNR ministries would operate jointly, as we’ve signed a union treaty and have similar action programmes. We’re looking to Russia, the TS EvrAsES and the  Eurasian Economic Community. We’ll handle problems when the genocide is over”.

He identified the main tasks as industrial resurgence and restoration of abandoned oligarch-stolen production facilities. Pushilin emphasised that the DNR would raise wages and welfare payments by nationalising companies that refused to recognise the DNR. In 2013, the then-Donetsk Oblast transferred about 14 billion gryvnias (41.2 billion Roubles. 1.19 billion USD. 1.3 billion CAD. 1.28 billion AUD. 878 million Euros. 703 million UK Pounds) to Kiev, of which just half returned. Pushilin said, “Huge (money) flows went into pockets of unscrupulous people. At present, talks with Kiev are out of the question. We’ve learnt from sad experience that when they negotiate a ceasefire, they violate it and continue to fire on us”.

The DNR intends to respond with reinforced checkpoints, new armed units, and warning strikes by miners. Pushilin said that Kiev’s statement about humanitarian corridors was “a downright lie”, because buses with white flags carrying children, women, and old people came under fire shortly afterwards. He called for bringing in a peacekeeping contingent to the zone of the junta’s repression operation to create humanitarian corridors. When asked about casualty figures, Pushilin noted that no precise information was available because people died and went missing every day. He said the junta concealed huge losses amongst their forces.

Editor:

As the main force available to the junta is the so-called “National Guard” (sic), an untrained and unmilitary rabble of Euromaidan Galician Uniate terrorists, it stands to reason that losses were similar to those of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Iran-Iraq War. That is, casualties are far higher than those claimed, as the fighting has been in built-up areas, not in open countryside. Look at the good side of it… the Galician Uniate fanatics are dying in Novorossiya. That may well hasten the fall of the junta. Also note that the oligarchs milked Novorossiya, as did the Galician Uniate hillbillies (their dirt-poor backwoods region in the sticks didn’t have the resources to fund some of their more noisome projects). Now, the cash cow is GONE. It’s why they’re trying so hard to seize it… without Novorossiya, the “Ukraine” is an economic basket case worse than Greece is.

BMD

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Igor Kornelyuk, a VGTRK correspondent, injured during the shelling of Mirny, near Lugansk, died in hospital. Meanwhile, his colleague is missing. VGTRK confirmed the death of Kornelyuk as a result of an injury sustained near Lugansk. The LNR media centre told Interfax that Anton Voloshin, a VGTRK sound operator, went missing following a mortar attack in Metallist near Lugansk. “We’ll consider [Voloshin] missing until we find his body or until he’s found alive. It’s impossible to get [to Metallist], there’s heavy mortar fire going on there. The VGTRK operator managed to leave because he was filming everything from some distance”. On Tuesday, a VGTRK spokesperson told Interfax, “We’ve just confirmed Igor’s death in hospital in Lugansk. The fate of the TV crew’s sound operator, Anton Voloshin, is still unknown; now, we consider him to be missing”. Earlier, the deputy chief doctor at the Lugansk regional hospital, Sergei Babenko, told Interfax about Kornelyuk’s death. Vladimir Inogorodskikh, the head of the LNR media centre, said earlier on Tuesday, “A mortar attack in Mirny wounded a VGTRK correspondent”.

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00 slavyansk 01. 18.06.14

THIS is what Nuland, Zbig, and McCain giggle at… BASTARDS!

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On Tuesday, Aleksandr Borodai, the Chairman of the DNR Government, said at a meeting of the Russian Federation Council’s provisional commission for Ukraine situation monitoring, “The situation is close to a humanitarian catastrophe. We’re facing a critical situation, close to a humanitarian catastrophe. There are serious problems with water supplies. As a matter of fact, many towns and villages are already in a state of humanitarian catastrophe. That’s true of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk. The junta is trying to crush the will of the people in the Donbass. They want to crush our will for self-determination, our aspiration to unite with Russia. We’re grateful to Russia for the humanitarian aid that you’ve sent to us. We’re grateful for any assistance and support. We’re looking forward to it. We hope that this aid won’t stop. For, with it, we’ll be able to defeat the invader.

For his part, Oleg Tsaryov, a co-chairman of the People’s Front social and political movement, who also attended the meeting, said, “This war will not stop in Donetsk and Lugansk. The ‘[National] Guard’ is able to mobilise up to 500,000 people; today, they’re randomly seizing people, even in the central Ukraine, threatening to arrest them and put them in prison. I’m aware of several dozen situations where the ‘National Guard’ (sic) killed soldiers who refused to fight against their own people. This conveyor of death will keep rolling, and the situation is fraught with widespread war, which will play into Kiev’s hands amidst the deteriorating economic situation. We need to be prepared for that”.

Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin stated after Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Coordination, held a closed-door briefing on Ukraine at the UN Security Council, “Moscow found ways to deliver humanitarian aid to people in [Novorossiya] without going through Kiev. We tried to work it out with the Ukrainian authorities; we sent them an official note in late May. They replied negatively in an official note. We found means to deliver humanitarian assistance to people in need. People are coming across the border, taking humanitarian assistance and bringing it home”. The MID posted his speech on its official Facebook page. As to whether the UN or third countries could use the same technique to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria, Churkin said, “They could, but the people who could conceivably have done it keep asking questions”.

Editor:

Tsaryov’s figure isn’t fantasy… it’s the number of fanatic military-age Uniate and schismatic men in the country. However, even though such a large group would be violent, brutal, and thuggish, it’d lack training and cohesion, and it’d be militarily useless against even the opolchenie. However, it COULD re-enact a Rwandan Massacre in the Ukraine. You don’t need training to brutalise the helpless, sadly enough. I’d ask all my readers to notice the silence of the Uniate hierarchy on the enormities committed by Uniate terrorists. I’d mention that the so-called “Ukrainian Orthodox” in the diaspora are similarly silent. They’re not fit company for decent folk, I’d say…

BMD

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Interfax reported that Sergei Donich, Republic of the Crimea Deputy Chairman of the Government, said, “People arriving in the Crimea from the war zone are staying in 33 shelters, health resorts, children’s and tourist camps. Over 2,000 children and almost 1,700 accompanying adults are staying at Crimean health resorts, with assistance from the Republic of Crimea Council of Ministers. The total number of people who fled to the Crimea because of the Ukrainian situation is much larger. We held a conference yesterday. Someone said that over 5,000 people needed temporary asylum. Therefore, we decided to grant free accommodation to residents of the conflict-ridden regions”.

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EU Ambassador to the Ukraine Jan Tombinski said that the Kiev junta wasted tens of millions of euros allocated earlier by the EU for bolstering border security. On Tuesday, Tombinski said at a forum titled From Revolution to a New Country in Kiev, “With regard to the border with Russia, we, the EU, provided tens of millions of euros to help Ukrainian border guards. What did we get? Ukrainian border guards are asking for money to buy things. Where did the EU money go? The Ukraine needs to sort out its corruption and introduce transparency, given the wasteful use of these funds”.

Editor:

The money went to Poroshenko, Yatsenyuk, Turchinov, Darlin’ Yuliya, and their underlings… they’re WORSE than V F Yanukovich ever was. The Maidan gave birth to an amoral greedster junta that makes Yanukovich look utterly impeccable and spotless! I dare any of you to attack V F Yanukovich now. In an imperfect world, he was the best choice. He was the least dishonest of the available lot… and that’s good enough for me (he was less dishonest than Rick Perry or Sarah Palin are, for instance). Perfection wasn’t on offer… it never is.

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On Tuesday Svetlana Rybalko, a spokesman for the State Emergency Situations Service, told Interfax that an explosion on the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod gas pipeline in Poltava Oblast was caused by a loss of pressure. She said, “Specialists found that a loss of pressure occurred. At this moment, the main gas authority is doing repair work, they’re closing the caps to stop gas flow. Eleven emergency vehicles and 46 rescuers are working at the scene, but populated areas weren’t cut off from gas supply”. Meanwhile, a law enforcement source told Interfax that the gas pipeline explosion (in Pestichevskoy (Lokhvitsa Raion), Poltava Oblast) might have been sabotage, saying, “The area covered by the fire is nearly one kilometre. The preliminary theory is sabotage”. In a statement, Ukrtransgas said, “The explosion won’t affect gas transportation to Europe”.

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THIS is the face of war… note well that asshat warmongers such as Wet Willy Romney, Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly, and Sean Hannity all refused to serve in the forces… fancy that…

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RIA-Novosti reported that Vasili Nikitin, Chairman of the LNR Government, said in an interview with Latvian Baltkom radio that the “National Guard” (sic) aimed mortar fire at Vesti journalists, saying, “They came under aimed mortar fire from the ‘National Guard’ (sic). There were no opolchenie there. Most likely, they were shooting at civilians, who turned out to be journalists”.

Editor:

This is proof that the Uniate terrorists in the so-called “National Guard” (sic) aren’t soldiers… they’re criminals on the level of the Dirlewanger Brigade.

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RIA-Novosti reported that Vasili Nikitin, Chairman of the LNR Government, said in an interview with Latvian Baltkom radio that the “National Guard” (sic) executed civilians in the blockaded city of Shchastye (ironically, the name means “Happiness” in Russian), saying, ” Shchastye is blockaded, and they’re shooting civilians there. They organised a safari there. Witnesses, who escaped from there, said that atrocities, shootings, are under way there, and the ‘National Guard’ (sic) perpetrates them. Unfortunately, we can’t take away our dead. We’ve tried to negotiate several times, but they shot at our negotiators. About 11 dead bodies laid in the street for a few days”.

Editor:

Orthodox people! If you needed proof of the true nature of the Unia, here it is. It’s vile and unspeakable… as all things born in apostasy are.

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The Slavyansk Gorkom informed RIA-Novosti that junta shelling continues, causing civilian casualties, saying, “The shelling started at night, and continued during the day”. Three civilians died in Vostochny on the outskirts of Slavyansk, Raisa Gulak (72), and a married couple, Vladimir and Olga Chernikov. The Gorkom said that shelling wounded two opolchenie and five civilians during shelling near Solzavod and Semyonovka. One of the wounded is severely injured. During the shelling of Yampol, the junta forces used Uragan multiple rocket launchers.

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LNR and DNR leaders aren’t ready in current conditions to have any contacts with Irina Gerashchenko, the so-called “Presidential Envoy for Conflict Settlement”. Denis Pushilin, Chairman of the Presidium of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) Supreme Soviet, told ITAR-TASS over the phone that contacts were possible only with mediation, saying, “I doubt very much that she’d be able to do anything, given that Poroshenko doesn’t control the situation”. Meanwhile, Valery Bolotov, the head of the LNR, said that he wasn’t going to have any contacts with Gerashchenko, “I’d speak to her only when the Ukraine withdraws its troops from our territory. The Ukrainian side is only building up its forces; in fact, they don’t want any talks at all”. Earlier on Tuesday, Poroshenko appointed Irina Gerashchenko, a UDAR politician, his envoy for peace settlement of the conflict in the DNR and LNR. Some of her tasks are “the organisation and participation in consultations, roundtable meetings, and conferences”.

Editor:

This “envoy” come from a phony political faction headed by a boxer normally resident in Germany (and presumably a Langley asset)… a person guaranteed to piss off anyone from Novorossiya. In short, this is GIGO all around.

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Interfax reported that the LNR media centre confirmed the death of Anton Voloshin, a member of a film crew from VGTRK, saying, “Yes, we found the body, or, to be more precise, we found the remains. They were at the scene of a mortar attack in Metallist”.

17 June 2014

Voice of Russia World Service

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Lugansks-govt-declares-state-of-emergency-4943/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/10-die-10-injured-in-Ukraines-Kramatorsk-shelling-8488/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Donetsk-Peoples-Republic-seeking-Customs-Union-Eurasian-Economic-Community-membership-2093/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Russian-TV-correspondent-injured-near-Lugansk-7223/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Humanitarian-crisis-continues-in-Ukraine-as-death-toll-in-disturbed-areas-rises-3600/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Over-3-700-Ukrainian-migrants-find-refuge-in-Crimea-7186/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Kiev-inefficiently-spending-EU-funds-EU-ambassador-to-Ukraine-5561/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Ukraine-gas-pipeline-blast-caused-by-pressure-loss-sabotage-not-ruled-out-official-8628/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Russian-VGTRK-reporters-came-under-aimed-mortar-fire-attack-by-National-Guard-in-Lugansk-5217/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/National-Guard-executes-civilians-in-Schastye-Lugansk-Peoples-Republic-7758/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Three-civilians-killed-by-Ukrainian-security-forces-in-shooting-in-Slavyansk-6465/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Contacts-with-presidential-settlement-envoy-impossible-Donetsk-Lugansk-leaders-1149/

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_17/Lugansk-Peoples-Republic-press-service-Russian-journalist-Anton-Voloshins-body-found-5609/

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