Ukrainegate: NATO weapons for truce

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By ORIENTAL REVIEW for Veterans Today

 

Initially it seemed surprising that on the first day of the negotiations marathon in Minsk a bill to “provide lethal weapons to the Government of Ukraine in order to defend itself against Russian-backed rebel separatists in eastern Ukraine” would be introduced in the US Congress.

However, it soon became clear that its sponsor, Sen. James Inhofe, simply harbors no illusions about his Ukrainian partners’ competence or ability to comply with their obligations. He understands that Kiev will inevitably violate the cease-fire and that Washington will soon have to explain why the militias in the devastated region of what is known as the “Debaltsevo cauldron” are in possession of such a vast number of captured weapons originating from NATO countries.

And there can be no doubts whatsoever that this will happen. The militia continues to provide documented evidence of Kiev’s use of NATO-standard weapons, such as Paladin M109 self-propelled howitzers, portable Javelin anti-tank weapons systems, and small arms (M16 rifles and much more).

Video taken in Gorlovka on Feb.1, 2015. A rebel fighter explains that the Christian cathedral in the centre of town was shelled by 155mm cannons of a US-made Paladin howitzer.

Video taken at Donetsk airport on Jan 18, 2015 presenting piles of NATO light weapons left by the Ukrainian soldiers.

Ukrainian TV report (Sept 2014) on Western military assistance to Ukraine. Javelin anti-tank weapons and other systems presented.

The age and condition of these weapons suggests that the West is simply selling Ukraine military equipment that was already destined for the recycling bin. For example, Britain first produced its Saxon armored personnel carriers in 1983, and they were removed from service in 2008.

Now they are being shipped through the port of Odessa to the company Ukroboronprom, which will adapt them to the needs of the Ukrainian army. The Ukrainian government is spending about $51,000 on each Saxon AT-105. It is worth noting that due to the all-out crisis situation there, the Ukrainians have vetoed the idea of producing their own Dozor-B armored carrier.

Ukrainian Pres. Petro Poroschenko touches the Saxon’s thin armor. Photo via Accidents News

According to official statistics, before 2007 the German army possessed 570 M109 Paladin self-propelled howitzers. But not a single one remains. Where do you think those tanks went?

The answer is simple – in December 2014, Ukrainian officials suddenly closed the airports in Dnepropetrovsk, Zaporozhye, and Kharkov because of the ostensible threat of Russian paratroopers (!), while several of NATO’s C-17B Globemaster and C-130 Hercules military transport planes landed there.

Eyewitnesses in Zaporozhye and Dnepropetrovsk saw four self-propelled Paladin howitzers (and boxes of their ammunition) being unloaded. Witnesses in Kharkov claim two Romanian LAROM MLRS and a Spanish Teruel-3 were transported there.

Military convoys that have been regularly crossing the Polish-Ukrainian border since the summer of 2014 are arriving at the 169th Training Center of the Ukrainian ground forces in the Chernihiv region, where instructors from NATO countries are conducting workshops with soldiers serving in Ukraine’s security forces, in order to train them on NATO weapons and equipment.

Polish General Bogusław Pacek is leading the group of NATO advisers in Ukraine.

The incompetence of the Ukrainian army, as well as the question of provisioning them, is a very serious problem. NATO weapons systems are difficult to operate and require large quantities of the proper ammunition, which is not manufactured in Ukraine.

But channels for delivering such ammunition to Ukraine have already been established. For example, in early February the cargo ship Yasar Abi sailed from Burgas (Bulgaria) to the port of Oktyabrsk (the Mykolaiv region, Ukraine) carrying a load of 680 tons of NATO and old Soviet ammunition.

So Senator Inhofe’s bill is not about rendering military assistance to the puppet government in Kiev, but is rather a way to legitimize the shipments that are already being sent. As usual, only the most aged, decrepit weapons are ending up in the region where the anti-terror operation is underway – meaning that Ukrainian officials are re-exporting everything that is worthy of resale to third countries, including Syria.

No one can guarantee that the weapons that will pass to Ukraine legally will not soon be used against America’s interests in global hot spots. However, it seems that this threat is the last thing on the minds of US senators.

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9 COMMENTS

  1. And Russia is watching every move they make, down to how many trips to the bathroom the Dictator General Porky takes. The military outfit really did it for me. Its not even a uniform because he never went to military training. Gaddafi he aint.
    In order for this puppet government scheme to work the UN will need to use more men than the population of the Ukraine possesses and more equipment than they can ever afford. Its a waste and a room full of war crimes that the US, UN, and Germany are investing in and it cant last.

  2. The West maybe selling the Ukraine Junta obsolete crap………….but by all accounts the Junta are selling it as soon as it arrives and finding buyers for this stuff. I’ll have to check on Ebay…LOL.

    • Whats a broken down BUK missle launcher worth these days? I remember old MIGS going for $100.00 when the USSR crashed. I wanted a tank but couldn’t afford the shipping.

  3. What a freaking disgrace to the Polish uniform. My ancestors who fought for free Poland are turning in their graves…

  4. This is exactly why Ron Paul wanted to end the Federal Reserve and get us out of NATO. The Fed has basically given Congress an unlimited credit card and encouraged to spend freely ( further pressure applied by AIPAC) with the one condition that when they stop borrowing and spending – all those trillions will become due with interest compounded yearly. There’s no way on earth we could pay that…we red lined 10 years ago when the national debt overtook our GDP – and its gotten much worse since then. Ben Franklin warned they would do this, the same as they did to Spain and Portugal back in his times. “If you don’t do as we say we will destroy you financially…we will close the trap.”

  5. The calculating jewish crazies that currently have the US government entranced in its evil spell – of vivid conjuring tricks and mass deceptions – will not stop goading and sniping at Russia now until they achieve their aim of global war. Then they will cynically blame the war on ‘Russian aggression’. This is classic judaic behaviour – and their rigidly controlled media will of course then rubber stamp the fabricated judaic version of events.

    Wars engineered to profit jews and their geopolitical games ALWAYS cause misery, pain and mass death for everyone else. Far from being insane they ALWAYS follow the pattern of being the NEXT step required in the talmudic supremacy world domination goal. The moment a careful observer of world events realises THIS crucial truth – then all of the previously mystifying sequence of wars, unnatural ‘laws’, ‘revolutions’, human upheavals and national disasters suddenly SNAP perfectly into focus.

    If the new, non-soviet, Russian leadership also realise this – then they must now decide on their vital next steps. The jewish crazies running the US will not hesitate to waste American or European lives in a war – either nuclear OR conventional. Putin could slow them down by quietly assuring them that any attack on Russia will result in israel being completely obliterated. They wont like that.

    • Cameron and the ‘British’ government are no better. Always one to put the interests of his banking friends and family contacts well ahead of the interests of the British people – Cameron is now being used to PROD the Russians into fighting talk. I sincerely hope that the Rooskies do not bite on this deliberate provocation and baiting. I know for a fact that members of the British armed services are NOT amused with this ramping up of ill will between Britain and Russia by tough talking – bought and paid for – politicians.

      Many in the Armed Forces are now well aware that jewish bankers want to find a reason to instigate a war with Russia and that those same bankers do not give a toss about Britain or its people. This trick has been played a few times too many in recent centuries. Cameron is playing with fire.

    • Cameron does as he is told as does Obama and all the other leaders caught in the Zionist spiders web whether through blackmail, bribery or some other abomination. With the so called ‘leaders’ we have now….we are ph_cked.

    • Couldn’t have been better stated in synopsis. More than the federal jewserve is the television. I don’t yet see an extrication from this most powerful weapon being used so incredibly well thus far. Moreover, I don’t see many folks understanding exactly just how powerful it really is. I mean anyone out there of any consequence………

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