The Ukrainian Army has continued its provocations on the contact line in Donbass, shelling several cities and villages on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).
Putin said Kiev’s actions were “stupid” and “criminal” and that there was no point in holding talks on the foundering peace process in eastern Ukraine. Forty kilos of explosives were captured that were intended for a wave of attacks in Crimea.
Since that report, the fighting has continued. The NAF continues to hold the town of Yasynuvata, which is on the northern outskirts of the city of Donetsk.
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The fighting in Ukraine, despite the Minsk agreements, has never ended. Heavy weapons may have been withdrawn and the major engagements may have stopped, but at many points along the front lines there is continual low intensity fighting. For the last month of so, one of the hottest spots has been around the town of […]
Jim W. Dean – The US had a major contender for the biggest loon of all, JSC General Lyman Lemnitzer, who on July 20th, 1961, at a NSC meeting, presented President Kennedy with an official plan for a surprise nuclear attack on the Soviet Union.
In May 1945, the Red Army, or more specifically soldiers of the 3rd Ukrainian Front and the 1st Byelorussian Front raised the red banner over the Reichstag in the centre of Berlin and brought the European theatre of ww2 to a close.
While Ukrainians celebrate winning a stupid song competition few in Europe give a toss about, their fellow countrymen in the Donbass continue to suffer due to continual fighting. The Minsk II agreement may have withdrawn most of the heavy weapons, but civilians continue to suffer and have their homes destroyed by bombardment from mortars, RPGs and artillery. […]
It is very hard not to feel tremendous sympathy for these people, having to live on the frontlines of this most artificial and manufactured of conflicts.
In that article I reported on the repair and return to service of large numbers of captured Ukrainian armoured vehicles by the Novorussiyans and how they came to have so much Ukrainian equipment.
I have been trying to follow events in Ukraine ever since the Maidan coup of 2014 and it has proved to be quite difficult at times to cut through the bias and propaganda to get to the actuality of events. One good way of following events is to find videos made not by journalists or […]
Apart from the mainstream portrayal of Russia as a ruthless expansionist dictatorship (a portrayal too ludicrous to merit attention here), most awake commentators fall into one of two camps.
For the first time since the inception of the Ukrainian crisis, German Eurofighters are set to patrol the Baltic Airspace with full ammunition.
Russell Bentley – We are a Special Forces unit of a real Army fighting a real war. People get killed. We are fighting a ruthless and powerful enemy. But we are winning.
jim W. Dean – As I type the Kiev forces have been clearing the defensive minefields in front of their positions on the contact line, a clear sign of an impending offensive.
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The Azov Battalion is now, in the wake of the new video, being called “Ukraine’s ISIS.”
Jim W. Dean…”Seth Ferris takes us today into this journalism and PR cesspool which weaves its way in and out of government, traditional media and Intel front NGOs.”
Gordon Duff — “There was no coup or revolution in the Ukraine. It was an invasion and it is still going on. Real surrender begins with psychological warfare.”
Jim W. Dean… “The Republic militias estimate on munitions recovered in the Debaltsevo pocket was 500 tons, plus enough reparable armor for four new brigades.”
Jim W. Dean…”We have a Ukie colonel here devastating Poroshenko’s claim of no army being surrounded, and basically charging the general staff with criminal negligence.”
Jim W. Dean…”What you are about to see here is the US support of a terror war on these people, pure and simple.”
Jim W. Dean…”Henry Kamens gives us below what we used to get from investigative journalists back in the good old days when they were the stars of corporate media.”
Jim W. Dean…”My my, what a Christmas in February present with this House of Lords 123 page report verifying VT’s editorial position on the Ukraine Crisis in spades.”
Jim W. Dean…” I can see a light at the end of the tunnel now. Neither the West or Kiev are laying claim to the Debaltsevo pocket as Ukraine territory.”