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Kiev “defiant”

Posted by seumasach on August 24, 2014

This is quite amusing: it is now the Ukrainian regime’s forces which are “defiant”. Presumably, they are continuing to shell civilians despite all the odds: they will bomb civilians wherever they are, they will never surrender! Meanwhile, it is the resistance forces which are parading in Donetsk, the city which the regime was meant to have taken and has dismally failed to take.



Defiant Ukraine turns on military display as war rumbles on in the east


24th August, 2014

KIEV (Reuters) – Armoured vehicles and soldiers, some of them hardened in battle, paraded on Kiev’s main square on Sunday to mark Independence Day in a defiant show of the military force Ukraine’s government hopes will defeat pro-Russian separatists in the east.

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