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Russian Troops Storm Ukraine Air Force Base In Crimea, Reuters Confirms

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Update 2: ARMED ATTACKERS LEAVE UKRAINE MILITARY BASE IN SEVASTOPOL: TV5

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Update, and this time from Reuters:  

  • ARMED MEN ENTER UKRAINIAN MILITARY POST IN CRIMEA AND TAKE CONTROL, NO SHOTS FIRED - REUTERS REPORTER ON THE SCENE
  • UKRAINIANS AND FORCES THOUGHT TO BE RUSSIANS HOLD NEGOTIATIONS AFTER MILITARY POST TAKEN, NO ARMS SEIZED - REUTERS REPORTER

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More lies, propaganda, or for once, the truth? Just out from Time's Simon Shuster:

Then again, considering the source is disinformation central Ukraine Pravda, take it with a huge grain of salt.

More from Ukraine's version of Interfax:

Russian military assault Ukrainian military unit in Sevastopol

 

In Sevastopol, the Russian soldiers stormed the Ukrainian military unit A2355 , said the agency " Interfax- Ukraine " duty of the assistant .

 

He said the Russian military army "KAMAZ" struck the gate of a military unit , captured near building and break out to the command post .

 

Part of the territory located about 100 Ukrainian military strength is unknown assailants .

 

Military unit - 2355 located in Sevastopol Yuharyniy beam.

 

As reported , March 5, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the Russian troops in the Crimea there.

For now the AUDJPY, and its S&P500 derivative are not too happy about the rumor.

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Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:12 | 4522247 surf0766
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Vacation time ! Fourrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr !

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:15 | 4522260 waterwitch
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Fore.......

There...fixed it for ya.

 

Actually

'in coming' would be better, don't ya think?

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:17 | 4522276 Joe Davola
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We crashed the gate doin' 98 and I said 'let them truckers roll'

10-4 pig-pen

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:40 | 4522401 john39
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vacation, or, cover story for hiding out in a deep underground military base...

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:11 | 4522546 stant
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brave sir obo " he bravely fled and he bravely ran"

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:40 | 4522710 Event Horizon
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In Ukraine, coup owns you
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:51 | 4522755 Thought Processor
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Pics or it didn't happen.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:56 | 4522776 tmosley
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In Soviet Ukraine, dogs teach YOU to roll over.

Is not as funny as Soviet Russia joke because is Ukraine.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:00 | 4522791 superflex
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Looks like Panco Villa is reporting from the Crimean Peninsula.

You know as soon as the first shot is fired, this syphillis ridden pussy is ducking for cover while reaching for his smartphoe to get that 140 character tweet out.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:10 | 4522835 MarsInScorpio
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How to win the "When will Obama run like a rabid coward?" game:

 

Have you notced the pattern? When the pressure of being president goes up - Obama gets out.

 

This weekend vacatiohn - just as he is needed the most, Obama makes himself available the least.

 

Next vacation? Whenever the pressure hits again . . .

-30-

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:52 | 4523010 johnQpublic
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just as he is needed most?

for what?

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 19:32 | 4523336 National Blessing
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Fuck the Ukraine.  Let the Euro trash clean up their own backyard.  Bastards.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 19:44 | 4523377 nmewn
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"Let the Euro trash clean up their own backyard."

Pretty much how I feel about it.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 20:06 | 4523441 Muppet Pimp
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Serious question: When does Texas start sending men into neighboring states to assure free and fair elections to decide to align with Texas or the liberal atheistic heathen people currently known as the West?

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 20:29 | 4523500 Leraconteur
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...around about March 1836 but the northern Mexicans did not want them so they returned to their country.

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 01:26 | 4524310 old naughty
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b,b, but then a generation later (in 1861) a war breaks out...

cause and effect..or, rather, effect, and backward to cause !

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 06:47 | 4524533 Tall Tom
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Are you writing about the French-Mexican War that broke out December 8, 1861?

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_intervention_in_Mexico 

 

Or are you writing about the War of Northern Aggression which broke out on April 12, 1861?

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 07:15 | 4524553 old naughty
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Thanks for enlightening me...I am unfamiliar with Texas spilling over into French-Mexican conflict...

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 10:46 | 4524636 BigJim
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ZH is very quiet lately... are the Tylers having trouble recieving instructions from Moscow?

Only kidding!

Sorta ;-) 

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 19:58 | 4523414 Clever Name
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Your blog sucks, spammer.

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 06:55 | 4524539 Nexus789
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The US caused the mess. Not good at cleaning up after yourself are you.

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 04:23 | 4524463 StychoKiller
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Hey, teleprompters don't just read themselves!

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 19:59 | 4523418 Darth Stacker
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What's the difference between President Obama and a 900 pound Siberian tiger?

The Siberian tiger is the world's second biggest pussy!

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 21:23 | 4523657 Mr. Mandelbrot
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Wow!  Wanna join the PEN 15 club?

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 09:28 | 4524668 New_Meat
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MarsInScorpio:

"... just as he is needed the most,..."

Nope, no need at all.

- Ned

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:01 | 4522797 beyondtheprogramming
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really?

if you'll only beLIEve the pics, please allow me to introduce you to GreenScreen and Photoshop....

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:15 | 4522860 john39
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Charles jaco...  reporting from Kuwait, er, new york city...

http://thedanashow.wordpress.com/2009/12/14/charles-jaco-threatens-blogosphere-over-cnn-video/

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 18:23 | 4523081 Blazed
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The Yid mafia want to rape Ukraine, economically and socially, like they did with Russia and Eastern Europe in the form of the Kosher Bolsheviks. Ultimately, they want back in control of Russia again, except Putin is in the way. An ethnic convert discusses the usual mafia players and their game.

http://www.realjewnews.com/?p=908

http://www.realjewnews.com/?p=898

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 21:58 | 4523768 caconhma
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The entire Gold reserve of Ukraine has been moved to the United States

03.08.2014

According to employees  of "Borispol" airport, Ukraine, tonight at 2 AM, an unregistered transport aircraft took off  from the airport.

According to the staff of the "Borispol" airport in Ukraine, four large armed trucks and two cargo minivan Volkswagen without license plates arrived to the airport and parked near a transport aircraft at the end of one of runways. About fifteen people in black uniform, wearing masks and bullet-proof vests came out of these vans. Some of them were armed with assault rifles. These people have moved more than 40 heavy boxes from the trucks into the aircraft.

After it, some of these mysterious men also boarded the aircraft. All loading was carried out in great haste. After this, the aircraft immediately took off.

People observing this mysterious "special operation" immediately notified the senior officials of the "Borispol" airport who issued a strong warning "to stay out for your own good".

Later, one of the senior officials of the former Ministry of Revenue and Taxes reported that, according to his information, last night, at the order of one of the "new Ukrainian leaders" the entire gold reserve of Ukraine has been sent to in the United States.  

 

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 02:07 | 4524265 Tall Tom
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More Gold to rehypothecate? Didn't they listen to the reports that Germany cannot get her Gold back?

 

(Maybe the flight went to Germany...)

 

Good luck getting your Gold back you stupid Ukrainian morons.

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 09:00 | 4524639 BigJim
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Reminds me of when the Spanish government sent their gold hoard (one of the world's largest) to Stalin for 'safekeeping' to keep it out of the hands of the fascists. Cue collapse of currency, and concommitant loss in purchasing power helped the fascists... win.

D'Oh!

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 09:17 | 4524657 BigJim
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According to this it was quite a large hoard, too:

http://rt.com/business/ukraine-gold-reserve-production-958/ 

Maybe Germany is about to get a surprise tranche of its gold back? 

Janet: Hello?

Angela: Hey, Janet! It's me, Angela!

Janet: Oh, Hello, Angela! Are you pleased with your delivery of 36.1 tonnes of gold?

Angela: Yes, yes I am. But I'd be even happier if you'd taken the time to remove the 'Ukraine Gold Reserve - if found please return to Ukraine National Bank' stickers.

Meanwhile, I can only find one mention of this story, here:

http://iskra-news.info/news/segodnja_nochju_iz_borispolja_v_ssha_strarto...

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 07:13 | 4524551 thecoloredsky
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surprised it lasted that long in ukraine

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 07:18 | 4524557 adonisdemilo
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Does this mean the US are going to let the EU flounder on their own now that they have the Ukraine's gold.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:12 | 4522558 bob_stl
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By the time we got into Tulsa Town,
We had eighty-five trucks in all.
But they's a roadblock up on the cloverleaf,
And them bears was wall-to-wall.
Yeah, them smokies is thick as bugs on a bumper;
They even had a bear in the air!
I says, "Callin' all trucks, this here's the Duck.
"We about to go a-huntin' bear."

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:55 | 4522759 frenzic
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_VpFyTKvBs

gawd I used to love that flick, only thing that could touch it for me was the blues brothers

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:53 | 4522764 cossack55
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More likely goin' huntin' using Bear.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:34 | 4522668 waterwitch
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98?

Are you on the metric system or what?

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:54 | 4523020 johnQpublic
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vehicles used to go that fast

all of 'em

trucks, cars, buses, the lot

they werent priuses back then

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:40 | 4522965 Kirk2NCC1701
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Miscommunication:  They heard there was a "Party" and also heard "Potato vodka...", but missed ""Potato vodka is all that's left", and turned into "Gate-crashers".

"Nazdrovye".  Nice driveway.  Nice driving.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:45 | 4522969 Dugald
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Russian Shock and Awe

Latest technology used to remove gate, what other frightening weapons of destruction will be revealed?

Soviet War Dogs released in Crimea to clean up cat problem....

From another aspect........Crime A, aye there's the rub....

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 23:53 | 4524111 Fidel Sarcastro
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New highs in Colorado, errr, the ES then??

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:17 | 4522278 BaBaBouy
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FAST, Mr. Comex, ""SHORT Paper GOLD SHORT GOLD"" ...

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:29 | 4522348 kliguy38
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" I said I want 60,000 contracts sold NOW ....NOW I TELL YOU .........NOW "

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:34 | 4522372 bania
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Simon Shuster - good name if you're in the publishing business.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:40 | 4522398 sixsigma cygnus...
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Apparently, Putin is a more effective Community Organizer than others....

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:46 | 4522422 Bastiat
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In Russia community organizes you!

 

hat tip to Boris.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:17 | 4522581 waterwitch
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golf clap to BO...

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:49 | 4522434 disabledvet
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you like to get butt stroked to the head too, meh?

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 18:27 | 4523119 disabledvet
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you clowns have just seen Russian Spestnaz...not me...and those were warning shots and this is just Day One.

Here is day seven: http://inagist.com/all/442051769892622336/
for all you down-arrowers out there...that's you on the ground.
and me too...

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!