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Kremlin says it is weighing response to
‘thousands’ of pleas for help from Ukraine

Washington Post, by Simon Denyer and Michael Birnbaum

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 5/3/2014 9:59:25 PM

DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian ­authorities vowed Saturday to restore control over the roiling eastern part of their nation, slowly advancing on two key breakaway cities even as the Kremlin and its supporters in Ukraine said the violence demanded a response. The military operations Saturday claimed at least 10 lives, medical officials said, a day after a conflagration in a trade union building killed ­dozens of pro-Russian activists in the port city of Odessa in the bloodiest day in Ukraine in nearly three months. Ukraine’s acting president, ­Oleksandr Turchynov, declared a two-day national mourning period, as grieving residents of Odessa

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[with Anna Nemtsova, Alex Ryabchyn, and Anne Gearan]
How long before the tanks roll across the border?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: IowaDad, 5/3/2014 10:10:18 PM     (No. 9835479)

Disgusting. Russia should not threaten its neighbors. And if it does so, we should drop a couple of cruise missiles on their heads. Or maybe a few thousand.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tsquare, 5/3/2014 10:23:16 PM     (No. 9835483)

Imagine southern Ariz hispanics seizing city functions, threatening secession, and Mex "considering its options to protect its Mexicans".


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 5/3/2014 10:23:49 PM     (No. 9835485)

Where are all the peaceniks? Why aren´t they camping out in front of putin´s ranch? Where´s Cindy Sheehan, Code Pink? Doctors without Borders? Where are the human shields protecting innocent Ukrainians?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: altoona, 5/3/2014 10:28:19 PM     (No. 9835486)

Putin has found O even more "flexible" than his gymnast girlfriend.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: miceal, 5/4/2014 12:09:26 AM     (No. 9835542)

The target set is fixed. WE need to go in and turn his staging bases into smoking holes.....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MissMoneypenny, 5/4/2014 3:48:07 AM     (No. 9835580)

Using ethnic Russians´ pleas for help as an excuse is a laugh, since Stalin replaced native Ukrainians with the very ancestors of those "ethnic Russians", as he did in all the
Baltic states. Quite an ace in the hole for Putin.

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