More APCs And Helicopters As The Airspace Closes: The Latest Developments From The Ukraine
While the latest official development surrounding the Ukraine crisis is that in under two hours, or at 3pm, the UN Security council will meet to discuss the situation in Crimea, Censor.net, citing Christopher Miller, the editor of Kyiv Post, reported the following:
— Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM) February 28, 2014
Below is the google translated story from Censor:
In Crimea, Black Sea Fleet commander of Russian Federation Alexander Vitko announced the beginning of the war with Ukraine. Such information TSN confirmed MP from the "homeland", the former chairman of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Cemil
According to him, on Thursday, February 27 in Sevastopol Vice Admiral Vitko gathered all the generals and said, "We start war with Ukraine. "
About the Jemilev meeting only became known today, February 28.
In addition, according to the deputy, the morning without permission border of Ukraine, trying to bypass finders crossed four helicopters from Anapa. Moreover, he noted that Ukraine is now Russia does not oppose, and Ukrainians are on the verge of very dramatic events.
"The only way out here, I think that we have the strength to impose emergency rule, bring our troops and take control of all state institutions," - said Cemil.
He asked about acting Ukrainian President empowered Commander of the Armed Forces, Alexander Turchinov.
"Now I'm with Turchynov said that what we have military units, the forces necessary to throw everything in the Crimea. Elsewhere us no threat yet, enter PE and throw under control. But again, there is concern that we provoke, that we may not have enough forces, "- stated the MP.
He believes Russia will not go to full-scale war, but "the country must defend their dignity, basic rights of its citizens."
"I constantly call and say: if Ukraine can not do something, let us at least a weapon," - said the ex- Head of Mejlis.
Moreover, he noted that the Crimean Tatars no sense to stand with machine guns and pistols against "armed to the teeth with the Russian army" which means "let the people to death."
Is this merely a provocation from the Tatar source, or a glimpse into the endgame? We will find out soon. In the meantime, here are some of the other more recent developments from the Ukraine:
- UKRAINE CITES RUSSIAN VIOLATIONS OF AIRSPACE, FLEET ACCORDS
- UKRAINE URGES RUSSIA TO RETURN MILITARY UNITS TO BASES
- UKRAINE ISSUES NOTE OF PROTEST TO RUSSIA OVER CRIMEA
- UKRAINE SAYS DIDN'T ASK RUSSIA TO HELP MAINTAIN CIVIL ORDER
Ukrainian international airline says it has cancelled flights to #Crimea because "airspace is closed" -Reuters
— LBCI News English (@LBCI_News_EN) February 28, 2014
— Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) February 28, 2014
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And more choppers:
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