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Ukraine Says It Has Repelled A Russian Army "Invasion"

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With a day left until the critical, if widely expected, results from the Crimean referendum are revealed, it is worth recalling the main footnote in last night's State Department travel alert for Russia: "all U.S. citizens located in or considering travel to the border region, specifically the regions bordering Ukraine in Bryansk, Kursk, Belgorod, Voronezh, and Rostov Oblasts and Krasnodar Krai, should be aware of the potential for escalation of tensions, military clashes (either accidental or intentional)." See, for the purpose of a military provocation, "accidental" will do. It is therefore not surprising to see that moments ago all major news wires blasted the following headline, quoting the Ukraine ministry of defense:


The incursion allegedly took place in the Ukraine region of Kherson, neighboring the Crimea.

Below is a video allegedly showing the Russian military helicopters involved in the incursion:

Here is the full google translated statement from the Ministry website:

Another provocation on the part of members of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation has failed.


Today, 15 March 2014, forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine halted the penetration of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on the territory of Kherson Oblast from the "Arabatka." Response was made immediately.

AFP summarizes the incident as as follows:

Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of invading a region bordering Crimea and vowed to use "all necessary measures" to ward off an attack that came on the eve of the peninsula's breakaway vote.


The dramatic escalation of the most serious East-West crisis since the Cold War set a tense stage for the referendum on Crimea's secession from Ukraine in favour of Kremlin rule -- a vote denounced by both the international community and Kiev.


The predominantly Russian-speaking Black Sea region of two million people was overrun by Kremlin-backed troops days after the February 22 fall in Kiev of a Moscow-backed regime and the rise of nationalist leaders who favour closer ties with the West.


President Vladimir Putin defended Moscow's decision to flex its military muscle by arguing that ethnic Russians in Ukraine needed "protection" from violent ultranationalists who had been given free reign by the new Kiev administration.


But Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had told Secretary of State John Kerry in London on Friday that Moscow "has no, and cannot have, any plans to invade the southeast region of Ukraine."


The invasion reported by the Ukrainian foreign ministry was small in scale and concerned a region that lies just off the northeast coast of Crimea called the Arabat Spit.


The Ukrainian ministry said 80 Russian military personnel had seized a village on the spit called Strilkove with the support of four military helicopters and three armoured personnel carriers.


The Ukrainian "foreign ministry declares the military invasion by Russia and demands the Russian side immediately withdraw its military forces from the territory of Ukraine," it said in a statement, "Ukraine reserves the right to use all necessary measures to stop the military invasion by Russia."


There was no immediate response to Ukraine's announcement from Moscow but Washington's UN representative Samantha Power called any new Russian troop movement in south Ukraine an "outrageous escalation".

So the official line is that the Ukraine repelled a Russian "military force" in a region inside east Ukraine and out of Crimea the day after Russia's foreign minister Lavrov said Russia has no plans to Invade Ukraine? Call us cynical, but something tells us if Russians wanted to "penetrate" east Ukraine, the would have done so without "being repelled."

Additionally, here is Reuters' take:

Ukraine's military scrambled aircraft and paratroops on Saturday to repel an attempt by Russian forces to enter a long spit of land belonging to a region adjacent to Crimea, Ukraine's defence ministry said.


"Units of Ukraine's armed forces today...repelled an attempt by servicemen of the armed forces of the Russian Federation to enter the territory of Kherson region on Arbatskaya Strelka," a ministry statement said. "This was repelled immediately."


It said the Ukrainian military used aircraft, ground forces and its aeromobile battalion in the operation. The territory in question is a long spit of land running parallel to the east of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, now controlled by Russian forces.

But just so Russia isn't accused of being inert, moments ago it too re-escalate the war of words and provocations, either accidental or intentional, and stated that:


Specifically, the Russian Foreign Ministry says in website statement that it will examine Ukrainians’ requests. Armed radicals are heading to eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk, Lugansk. Radicals provoked 2 deaths at pro-Russian rally in Kharkiv. The full statement is below:

On March 14 in Kharkov Ukraininan elements including the "Right Sector" arranged provocation against peaceful demonstrators who came to express their attitude to the so-called new government. As a result, the militants opened fire, killing two people, some were injured.


Of disturbing information that from Kharkov Donetsk and Lugansk left column with armed mercenaries "right sector" , whose leaders have announced the opening of the "Eastern Front" , and on one of the garment factories in Russia urgently sew uniforms.


At the risk of making the Verkhovna Rada of legitimizing the "right sector " and other radicals by converting them into system power structures like the National Guard

paid attention Secretary of State John Kerry Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their meeting in London on 14 March . of While Lavrov urged John Kerry to use Washington's influence on Kiev to curb rampant ultra- nationalists.


Russia To receive many calls asking to protect civilians. These applications will be considered.

Meanwhile in Crimea, the Russian flag is already flying above the Crimean Supreme Council:

And finally, just in case things weren't exciting enough, the US appears to finally be flexing its muscles too.


From Reuters:

The USS Truxtun, a U.S. guided-missile destroyer, will carry out more exercises with allied ships in the Black Sea, its commander said on Saturday, in a further sign of the international response to Russia's actions in Ukraine. Commander Andrew Biehn was briefing reporters aboard the 300-crew destroyer as it lay docked in a Bulgarian port.


The USS Truxtun last week took part in drills with Romanian and Bulgarian ships a few hundred miles from Russian forces that entered Ukraine's Russian-majority of Crimea after mass protests toppled the country's pro-Moscow president.

If all this has happened while it is still light in Ukraine and before the Crimean referendum, we can't wait until darkness falls on Sunday night.


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Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:08 | 4551733 PaperBear
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Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:21 | 4551755 DoChenRollingBearing
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The USA should stay out of this.  And, for once, I would take the Dept. State seriously on this one too: US citizens would be unwise to travel there.  They are making it obvious that something´s up that they know about.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:23 | 4551761 Levadiakos
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Admit it. You love a shirtless Putin in his leather pants riding bareback with a viking hat on top.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:28 | 4551769 IridiumRebel
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Admit it. You love to eat dicks. You're the one creating the homo erotic fantasy. Stay on topic and provide useful commentary, shithead.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:29 | 4551775 Levadiakos
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European and I'm a Putin

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:42 | 4551824 dizzyfingers
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vid is gone.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:50 | 4551854 Sofa King Confused
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BS if the russians wanted to invade they would have.  They were just lost and nobody could read the map.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:17 | 4551917 old naughty
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"They are making it obvious that something´s up that they know about. "

Could it be "Sky Dreadnought" ?


Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:24 | 4551942 Abi Normal
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Let em roll, let em what most would say.  What if Russia didn't stop rolling there?  Then what...even so Russia has invaded Crimea (even if they had it until 1954 and decided to give it up and pay rent for their fleet.

This could lead to a much wider conflict, and as you all can see, there are a lot of hotspots right now, all in place and ready to go...FUCK the NWO and all their trick ponies!


Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:34 | 4551971 flacon
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This should be good for another 15 points HIGHER on the S&P..... or NOT. 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:49 | 4552219 Vampyroteuthis ...
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These are classic tactical moves by the Russians. Launch a weak offensive at a non-key location and make a quick retreat. Build overconfidence within the Ukraine army. The bulk of the forces will invade elsewhere as a surprise. Easily take the country. Game over in the next week for Eastern Ukraine.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:09 | 4552250 Lore
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Vamp, you aren't thinking clearly. No offense, but turn off your TV, get your shit together and ask yourself: WHY would Russia do anything at this juncture?  THEY DON'T HAVE TO DO ANYTHING.  Only the opposition would benefit from the PERCEPTION OF an incursion. Case in point, as discussed on ZH previously: 

Hacked Email from U.S. Army Attache in Ukraine - For False Flags to occur so U.S. can take military action against Russia (12-Mar)

On a different note: Since 1-Mar-2014, the price of Gold has gone from $1349.90 to $1381.80:  up $30.00 (a drop in the bucket in percentage terms).  The price of Silver has gone from $21.47 to $21.46:  down ONE CENT.  If allegations are true, it appears that JPM and associates have been very successful in suppressing the price in the face of current affairs and unprecedented global demand. 

If I was Mr. Yatsenyuk, trying to do right by the Ukrainian electorate (HA!), I would be concerned for the security of the bullion belonging to the Ukrainian people.  Perhaps it ought to be repatriated to the Ukraine.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 22:00 | 4553076 TerminalDebt
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They should remove that idiot McCain from there before he does more damage.

When's the rest of the world going to ask questions about the illigitimate "interim" government in Ukraine?

How is it that a section voting for independence is illegal while non elected government is allowed to represent the country on the internationa stage?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 23:34 | 4553873 Pinto Currency
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The best way to repel a Russian invasion is to run Yats and George Soros clear out of the Northern Hemisphere to some desert island with no comm.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:50 | 4552704 Evil Peanut
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I laughed so hard at this news I think I peed my panties a little bit hahahahahaha

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 22:23 | 4553725 Lore
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Please explain. I see no humour.

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 11:46 | 4554881 Unknown User
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Even if Russia wanted Ukraine (which they don't) Russia does not need to fight at all to get it. If you haven't noticed, the new "government" has no money. EU only gave them promises and US is in no rush to give them money since half of the country is going to rebel against Nazis in Kiev shortly. So investing in that mess is stupid. Meanwhile, the only thing that can keep the Ukrainian government afloat is war backed by US money. This is why they are trying hard to start something.

As for invasion. Russians are on the territory of Crimea at Arabat Spit.,3...

March 15, 18:14 GMT: The Crimean self-defense forces have prevented an attempt to damage a gas pipeline at the Arabat Spit, said the Crimean Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov as cited by Itar-tass.

"Those trying to damage the equipment - according to preliminary data, up to 40 people – introduced themselves as employees of the Border Service of Ukraine and quickly left the station," said Aksyonov.

In connection with the incident, Aksyonov has asked the Russian Black Sea fleet to keep watch over the gas distribution station in the area.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:35 | 4551972 old naughty
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You're kidding, right? When report says US Cigar-shaped 3000 feet long flying craft using no engine but maneuvering only "gravity" (not the movie) and weapon-tested in Iraq War Two to "deter" Putin?


Ooops, Russia is ready to cross the line, despite...


Sat, 03/15/2014 - 15:46 | 4552472 silvermail
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I think, that the whole world has gone mad.
About what kind of "invasion" of Russia can be discussed, if Russia acts on the basis of a request for military assistance, on behalf of the legitimate and democratically elected Ukraine President?
Yes, the whole world has gone mad. Because now, we call as "Ukrainian government" illegitimate, criminal rebels, who came to power undemocratically.
Criminal rebels, which represent a minority of the population of Ukraine. And which made the seizure of power in Kiev via massacres and who is in fact, are fascists.

People, you are normal or not?

There is at least one lawyer here, who thinks the law criteria, but not criteria blah blah blah from false propaganda ? Who of lawyers, can give the official conclusion, that criminal rebels which seized power in Kiev, came to power legally and democratically?
Or Washington's opinion, already finally and decisively replaced the any rule of law and universal norms of morality and ethics in our minds?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:59 | 4552944 DutchR
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I think, that the whole world has gone mad.


green arrow from me


rest is ?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 20:32 | 4553247 Dinero D. Profit
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The US has revealed an anti-gravity propulsion system with its 'sky dreadnought'  IMO anti-gravity propulsion systems were used to create crop circles, the intricate kind.  Combine this technology with molecular disassociation technology (low energy nuclear reactions) and KABOOM! one can not only dustify buildings, buildings as large as the World Trade towers, for an example, but tanks, ships, and all manner of stuff.

Get out your popcorn. This war will be 5th generation.  


Sky Dreadnought

Read the technical description.  

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 07:02 | 4554329 Zwelgje
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You sound like a German from late 1944 talking about Hitler's new 'Wunderwaffen'.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:31 | 4551959 Smegley Wanxalot
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Probably some Russian soldier wanted to go to a brothel on the Ukrainian side of the line, and the Ukrainians turned him away.  Then the media got wind of this, and now the headline is "the Glorious Ukrainian Army Repelled The Evil Russian Invasion Forces"


In other words, a crock of shit.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:00 | 4552076 Renewable Life
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By "repelled" they better hope they mean, fired some warning shoots at a scout unit, who pulled back and reported their positions!  Because if they mean killed any Russian soldiers, there's going to be a whole lot of dead Ukrainian 18 year olds in a minute!  

If you read the blogs coming out of the region and not pay attention to the US dominated BS, even the Euromaiden crew in Kiev, is starting to question what happened and doesn't want the ultra-nationalist crowd running shit!

Putin justs has to wait for the votes to keep coming in and the defections to keep rolling out of E Ukraine, and the whole Country will be back under Russian influence by Summer, without a shot fired! 

The real question, as it always is, is what do the US/EU interests do in the face of another humiliating defeat? I fear some 18 yera old Ukrainian boys will still have to die!

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:07 | 4552106 czardas
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Yeah they better because everyone knows it's normal for one country to send its troops into a neighboring nations and take control - Dumbass

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:32 | 4552307 Renewable Life
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Hey govt troll, here's a thought for your brainwashed pea brain.......can you spell


Need I go on.....dumbass?????

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 15:42 | 4552522 FMR Bankster
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Quite right. This situation is exactly why our founding fathers wanted us to stay out of other countries problems. The borders in this part of the world have shifted so many times that ethnic groups who consider themselves Russians, Poles, Ukrainians, Germans, and many others have shifted from country to country without ever leaving their village or town. I understand it's a threat to stability in that part of the world but it's none of our business.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:52 | 4552915 Herd Redirectio...
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Japan, Germany, Korea have substantial US bases, as well.

But somehow when the troops are 'world police' whether they are on foreign soil or home soil seems to matter little... Oh, the hypocrisy.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 15:39 | 4552510 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Yeah they better because everyone knows it's normal for one country to send its troops into a neighboring nations and take control

Not normal, but definitely the American way of doing things.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:28 | 4552636 3x2
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But it is, and always has been, 'normal'.

The EU has been interfering with vital Russian interests and the bluff has just been called. They, The EU, now understand that The Russian Federation will not tolerate expansion into the 'buffer' zone.

Do go and read Make sure you read the actual document cited, especially 'article 10'.

If you really want a good overview then ... [...] It was very much part of a concerted programme to detach Russia from its allies, under a programme called the "Eastern Partnership policy", encompassing Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine [...] The EU has just had its tentacles burned. It has been warned that future interference will not be tolerated by The Federation.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 19:26 | 4553187 Berspankme
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Dumbass? You are a fucking hypocrite. 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:47 | 4552212 palmereldritch
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The best Soviet propaganda is always written in the west because they invented it. 


Expect more demonization of Russia as the belligerent aggressor leading up to the referendum so that for world opinion the results of that vote can then be represented as coerced and illegitimate.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:24 | 4552289 Ghordius
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not belligerent, not much. not aggressor, not much. yet factually promoting civil discord in the territory of a sovereign neighbour nation. how about... naughty? yet of course also concerned. about the welfare of nationals in foreign countries

the real fight here is about legitimacy. hence non-soldiers in non-uniforms and no badges. I have to admit it would not even work without some legitimacy by the presence of Russian-speaking populations

yet the referendum can't by all means be presented as uncoerced and fully legitimate if there no international monitoring is allowed, not even from strictly external parties

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 15:20 | 4552455 palmereldritch
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History is written by the victors and we are watching the narrative of the war of perception unfold in real-time...

I agree about the international monitors but (not making excuses) for Putin now, time is of the essence

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:13 | 4552519 TheFourthStooge-ing
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yet the referendum can't by all means be presented as uncoerced and fully legitimate if there no international monitoring is allowed, not even from strictly external parties

The Swiss observers don't count?


Oops, sorry. Four days ago, the OSCE chair, who is also Switzerland's foreign minister, opined that the referendum was illegal under Ukrainian law and thus the OSCE will not be sending observers.

Nevertheless, Ukrainian Pravda reported that Russia formally invited all Russian speaking EU citizens and expats to be election observers. As of today, RT reports that nearly 70 observers from 23 countries are registered to observe the referendum.,_2014

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:03 | 4552568 silvermail
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You are wrong. OSCE observers received official invitations to come to the Crimea to the referendum. But they refused. Earlier in the Crimea did not let come OSCE military observers, who did not have a proper mandate and his visit with the Crimean authorities did not agree - not documented. 
They were trying to get to the Crimea in agreement from Kiev.
But Crimea does not recognize as legitimate criminal rebels, who seized power in Kiev, by force of arms.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:09 | 4552590 LMAOLORI
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Maybe the Russians were just busy elsewhere and that was a distraction lol


Russian Troops Seize Gas Plant Beyond Crimean Border, Ukraine Says
Sun, 03/16/2014 - 00:32 | 4553988 PT
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Hmmm, where have I seen this sort of thing before?  Oh yeah:

In 1976, Australia Post refused to handle Hutt River mail, forcing mail to be redirected via Canada. Following repeated demands by the Australian Taxation Office(ATO) for the payment of taxes, on 2 December 1977 the province officially declared war on Australia. Leonard Casely notified authorities of the cessation of hostilities several days later.[10] The declaration was simply legal maneuvering, Casley wrote to the Governor-General; "Sovereignty is automatic to a country undefeated in a state of war...and if the state of war is not recognized by the other party, once the notice is given then these conventions apply to their relations."

Coming to think of it, some of you guys may find these links quite helpful.  Don't go getting any ideas - he he he ...

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:22 | 4551929 Kirk2NCC1701
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We shall fight them on the beaches, we shall fight them everywhere.  They are trapped everywhere in the country.  We have them on the run...

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:39 | 4552000 flacon
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Hahhahaa..... As much as I hate government, this is just priceless! I hate to say it, but I love this guy, he's so funny in a black humour sort of way. 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:54 | 4552383 RaceToTheBottom
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Bagdad Bob could form a company and IPO with huge share price.  He could sell strategic advisors around the sorld to advise and inform the public on what is going on.....

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 19:28 | 4553197 Berspankme
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I thought Bagdad Bob reappeared as John Kerry?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:55 | 4552231 jerry_theking_lawler
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Escape via the Crymea River.....


Justin Timberlake

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:28 | 4551776 mofreedom
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Head west young Putin...take Odessa/Yuznhe (sp)!

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:40 | 4551817 mofreedom
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I free to admit I'm more worried about our local dog catcher types in USA pointing their guns at the back of our heads making us comply or they pull the trigger than a putin telling me that gays can't dance

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:54 | 4551864 El Vaquero
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But you should always be worried that Putin will push the button if we go full retard over there. 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:45 | 4552206 mkkby
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Putin won't push the button.  If anyone does it will be the power hungry US psychos.  Names like Kerry and McCain come to mind.

If you want to worry, worry about the poor suckers on the US destroyer.  They'll be false flagged if war is to escalated.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:45 | 4552684 European American
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"If you want to worry, worry about the poor suckers on the US destroyer.  They'll be false flagged if war is to escalated."


First of all, those "suckers" chose to be right in the middle of the action, that's what they are getting paid for, it's their entertainment, it's what gives them their "charge". Personally, I don't worry, AT ALL, for any American "Service" man/women who has intentionally chosen to spread their vile form of "freedom and democracy" around the globe. 


Second of all, at this point, worry only makes the blood pressure rise, so for someone who cares about others, it's the last thing to bring to the table for any solution to be achieved. My concern is here at home with the "suckers" who are too busy with their worthless lives, consuming Rx and nonRx drugs, texting ad nauseam, eating gmo-junk food, buying shit loads of AK ammo, SWAT cops on steroids, etc., etc., etc., as the walls close in, and they start to get hungry for their next "fix".


But really, I don't know who the real suckers are, those that I mentioned, or those like myself who are thinking we're somewhat prepared for the catastrophic "Phase Transition" tidal wave about to slam dunk America in one fell swoop.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:30 | 4551779 ParkAveFlasher
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I love all the keyboard tapping commandos reporting in for duty from their office depot leather chairs.  You leave the APC first, tough guy, when it disembarks on Russian soil.  Why you have not volunteered to rebel against the Federal Reserve with the same ardent frevor is a function of your lack of cognitive functions and generations of propaganda.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:32 | 4551790 IridiumRebel
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Nothing says tough like a 200 dollar laptop, bag of cheetohs and anonymity. 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:37 | 4551809 Levadiakos
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You are a stray dog harldy worth kicking but my foot itches

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:40 | 4551818 IridiumRebel
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What does that even mean?

Naanuun sexhii higgun namjainiku tachi combii katchii pio.

I upvote you. Let's end this here and try to provide meaningful stuff, cool?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:45 | 4551834 Levadiakos
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Putin will vist you in stretch pants and you will love it

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:27 | 4551950 Abi Normal
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If he does, then it will be very stretched pants, panty waist!!!

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:52 | 4552225 mkkby
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Keyboard commandos actually have more guts than someone who blindly takes a politicians orders. 

When the borders of the US are threatened, everyone will be there with a rifle.  Until then, think for yourself instead of killing who ever a politician thinks is threatening his world domination fantasies.

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 02:37 | 4554104 edotabin
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"You are a stray dog harldy worth kicking but my foot itches"


Why would you want to kick dogs? For the dog, maybe your leg isn't worth biting and then pissing on.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:07 | 4551896 KickIce
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Not to worry, I bet you can find him on the "people of Wal mart" site.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:01 | 4552566 Independent
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I confess I am having a Starbucks latte and a scone and I am a wuss :)))))

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:40 | 4552884 tenpanhandle
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your smiley face looks like Kerry.

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 00:32 | 4553748 Andy Lewis
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You really know how to hurt a guy.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 18:53 | 4553078 Flux
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Hey pal, I don't eat cheetohs.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:33 | 4551792 Levadiakos
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Amazing your wealth of knowledge about me!

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:59 | 4552070 Byte Me
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Earthmen? .. From the Federation...?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 23:58 | 4553923 prains
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why is your account access denied??

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:46 | 4552020 Renewable Life
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Holy Shit they have leather chairs at Office Depot?? I expected they would have those cheap fabric kind, with the stains all around the crotch area from "coffee spills"!!

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:57 | 4552238 Freddie
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The people F***ing over Americans are the same people involved in this phony coup.  Nuland, State Dept., McCain, Obama, Kerry, NeoCons, RINOs, Dems, Federal Reserve, Soros, banksters, oligarchs and AIPAC plus the EU.

They want you disarmed so a few oligarchs can control everyone like the Ukraine.   Ukraine TV is totally controlled by the same people just like the USA.   I don't watch shit TV but it seems like all the media including many conservatives and web properties are all on this crazy evil Putin meme.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:55 | 4552928 Chuck Knoblauch
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Is everyone from your kibutz on the ZH site?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:25 | 4552148 Payne
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Ukraine army repelled a couple of drunk Russians in an old pick up truck with no injuries to either side.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:22 | 4552622 silvermail
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Do not believe the propaganda. Troops, about 60 people, seized one gas distribution station. Right now, they are there and not go anywhere. There's also a 4 helicopters and three armored personnel carriers. Ukraine's Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning the actions of Russian military. Russia has issued a statement that it is not the Russian military, but it military from Crimea.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:28 | 4552844 Jack4952
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Sorry to contradict you, but Americans are LOVED by the people of Ukraine and Crimea !!!!

I have lived in Ukraine since 2009 (with homes in Odessa and Simferopol) and I can assure that Americans are in absolutely NO danger here! Indeed, once people learn you are an American, they are extremely friendly and eager to talk with you and get your opinions on events

You see, the people here understand that there is a HUGE DIFFERENCE between the American people and the U.S. government, which is true in Ukraine and many other countries. Most people I talk with here cannot understand how the U.S. government can call the post-coup Kiev leaders, who gained power through armed force, the "legitimate government" of Ukraine! Even some of the Maidan Square protesters have complained about the Yatsenyuk faction and the neo-NAZIs he has named as government ministers.


Sat, 03/15/2014 - 20:38 | 4553451 Buck Johnson
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This war is going to go hot and we are being fools thinking that the russians will walk away, they won't.

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 02:20 | 4554099 prains
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nothing is going hot and you can apologize to me later when it doesnt

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 20:47 | 4553477 Karl von Bahnhof
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With repellents!

This is 128th invasion repelled this week by mighty UKis. Arent they magick?

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 01:33 | 4554074 Philalethian
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One of the most remarkable things to note is if any American really wants truthful and well reported news, they have to go to RT or other foreign sources to see what is really going on in the Ukraine.

Just now finishing up watching the latest top of the hour report on RT and the difference between the hyped up western propaganda and what resonates in the heart from RT news, is a world of difference. Quite the phenomena considering, the USA was founded on the first amendment and a free press. The sad reality is it is no longer free, and it is no longer America.

The truth comes on RT news. It just feels good.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:23 | 4551758 BaBaBouy
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O/T ...

Plane Mystery Extra Deepens... NOW 7 Hours ...

Missing airliner may have flown on for 7 hours
By Chico Harlan, Ashley Halsey III and Annie Gowen, Updated: Saturday, March 15, 7:55 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday that a missing passenger jet was steered off course after its communications systems were intentionally disabled and could have potentially flown for seven additional hours.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:37 | 4551781 magpie
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Some folks better come clean about the avionics hacks used before others know, it's been a week since a popular passenger plane has been jammed/freaked and no one is worried.

There will be no consequences whatsoever, negative or otherwise.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:44 | 4551831 BaBaBouy
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Karie Is Still Comtemplating Consequences...

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:53 | 4551861 dizzyfingers
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magpie One possibility... and here's a possible "where"   Four days after a missing flight, a patent is approved by the Patent Office for maximizing dies on a wafer. 4 of the 5 Patent holders are Chinese employees of Freescale Semiconductor of Austin TX. Patent is divided up on 20% increments to 5 holders. Peidong Wang, Suzhou, China, (20%) Zhijun Chen, Suzhou, China, (20%) Zhihong Cheng, Suzhou, China, (20%) Li Ying, Suzhou, China, (20%) Freescale Semiconductor (20%) If a patent holder dies, then the remaining holders equally share the dividends of the deceased if not disputed in a will. If 4 of the 5 dies, then the remaining 1 Patent holder gets 100% of the wealth of the patent. That remaining live Patent holder is Freescale Semiconductor.   Who owns Freescale Semiconductor ?? Jacob Rothschild through Blackstone who owns Freescale. Here is your motive for the missing Beijing plane. As all 4 Chinese members of the Patent were passengers on the missing plane. Patent holders can alter the proceeds legally by passing wealth to their heirs. However, they cannot do so until the Patent is approved. So when the plane went missing, the patent had not been approved. Thus, Rothschild gets 100% of Patent once Patent holders declared deceased. Rothschild, you are an evil bastard


Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:59 | 4551875 magpie
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That's more of a reason for KIA for all passengers...imho the hijackers (with or without compliant MAS pilot and Malaysian authorities) were fed BS that they would reach Pakistan or Yemen and then crashed somewhere.

Or the flight was remote controlled in the first place.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:25 | 4552836 RafterManFMJ
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Clearly, you are incapable of Elite Level Thought.

Why blow the plane from the sky if you can capture it and sell it to the highest bidder or keep it in inventory for future false flag use?

And did the plane not contain children? Sweet, innocent children? Yes, yes it did.

Do the passengers not contain 100s of thousands of dollars of organs?

What was the cargo? Golly, I wonder if it was valuable? I wonder if it was transporting some VERY valuable artworks that were very over-insured? Another payday!

You need to upgrade your analysis; any creature that would foment a war and kill millions is in fact capable of literally anything...

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:29 | 4551955 thamnosma
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Ah, Blackstone -- the new American slumlord as well.  I think they've purchased around 75,000 homes in the buy-to-rent scam. 

Good work on that link.  I don't suppose CNN will get into that story :-)   

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:02 | 4552220 AlaricBalth
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The "assignee" of a patent is considered its owner. The listed applicants and/or inventors have no ownership rights. The assignee of this patent, is Freescale Semiconductor, and has been since the application was submitted in 2012. There would be no financial benefit in eliminating the inventors.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:28 | 4552302 yrbmegr
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Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:28 | 4552297 yrbmegr
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Heirs retain rights in the patent application, if inventor's rights were not previously assigned.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:45 | 4552014 Jack Burton
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I agree Magpie. I have some experience with the transition from analog controls to digital computer controls. Not in aviation, but in military and then civilian electronics controls of weapons systems and heavy industrial processing. The idea of a totally computer fly by wire aircraft open up amazing possibilites for third party control. This plane mystery, how can not all the world's spy satellites not have information. Fuck there are hundreds of them up there, their sensors track many different input types. Somebody fucking knows, there is no way the world's militaries, or one of them, probably USA, doesn't know form their electronic and spy sytems.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:29 | 4552158 magpie
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...leading to the conclusion that the plane was landed and disassembled, or that it crashed into the deepest part of the Indian ocean leaving the black box unrecoverable.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 18:45 | 4553055 Independent
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Jack I have read a few of your posts and you are a very intelligent and knowledgeable man, I nominate you for next year's World's Most Interesting Man.  Keep up the good posts.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:30 | 4551782 thamnosma
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Apparently the Tylers are no longer interested in that story -- it's just so passe.

Amazing intrigue.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:50 | 4551830 Element
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This is well within even the initial full operational range of the JORN OTHR radar network, which is perhaps the highest resolution long range OTHR in existence today. Thus the ADF should have a pretty solid idea on where that aircraft went, if they had the OTHR pulsing at the time, and if they're prepared to say anything about what they tracked. They generally won't say a damned thing along those lines - ever. But it is known it can see as far as North Korean missile tests, and has tracked Chinese ASAT weapon testing many years ago. It's been radically upgraded since then so it can definitely see and track an airliner at that range. If Malaysia were to quietly ask Canberra if they know where it really went, they just might find out.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:04 | 4551888 dizzyfingers
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Element  "If Malaysia were to quietly ask Canberra if they know where it really went, they just might find out."

Perhaps "someone" doesn't want to know, or doesn't want "someone" else to know. This could for some  "very good reason" that serves "someone's" best interests.



Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:32 | 4551966 krispkritter
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Comment(not mine) on this topic: "My theory is that the Chinese Martyr's Brigade, who did claim responsibility for the missing plane, was able to either fly the plane or force the pilots to fly the plane to Xinjiang Province, the semi-autonomous region in Northwest China and historical homeland to the Uyghur people. Xinjiang Province is littered with abandoned oil fields and decommissioned Chinese Military bases that were all serviced by air due to their remote locations in the Gobi Desert, and could still have serviceable landing strips. A flight path north staying to the east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then over east Burma, north east Bangladesh, crossing the Himalayas in Nepal and then a rapid decent for a low flight over the Gobi to an abandoned airfield would avoid the more sophisticated air traffic control systems and air forces of India and China."

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:00 | 4552077 Element
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Yes, however China has some OTHR capability as well though it's probably looking E, N and SW, rather than due south. Plus OTHR also does not work at short range (contacts need to be above ~750 km range some days). But Russia should also have picked it up with their OTHR coverage (not sure if India even has OTHR).

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:24 | 4551941 Kirk2NCC1701
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As long as we're OT, Yours Truly already posted the update: (Sat, 03/15/2014 - 03:00 | 4551340)…

The relevant questions that Captain(s) Unobvious might now ask include:

(1)     Why did it take so long for Boeing to come forward with this data?  E.g., did they have to reveal it because they could not risk the legal liability and PR damage if this was going to be leaked sooner or later anyway?  IOW, the fear of the Snowden effect.

(2)     (a) Since when has this technology been Available for in-situ Beta-testing, and (b) since when has it been in Regular use?

(3)     Based on question (2), does this mean that Boeing actually has data on other plane crashes that it does not wish to share?  It does not take a genius or an overly active imagination in a post-Snowden era, to envision a scenario, where US Agencies (NSA, CIA) wanted to have this information about planes, but did not wish to have the FAA or the Public to know about it.

(4)    Given that Expert Pilot skills were required after the hijacking, did the plane not actually land somewhere, and is it not possible (or likely) that the passengers and plane are being “repurposed”?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:42 | 4552011 Winston Churchill
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I see what you did there.

That can of worms could answer a lot of 9/11 questions.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:04 | 4552038 Element
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Kirk, this technology is not new, it's been in commercial use for many years now. Many small private jet manufacturers and engine makers incorporate this sort of near real time reporting technology. For instance, Embraer offers a SATCOM-based trend-monitoring service for all aircraft systems in their business jets, that can also send the engine performance data and operating trends to companies like Pratt and Whitney, if you've entered into an engine servicing and maintenance agreement with them, at time of engine purchase. This technology is becoming a standard feature of all new aircraft as are the software 'Apps' for owners and operators to access their aircraft's gathered flight data, online, using an iPad or PC. Nothing sinister here, it's just leveraging maintainability options that a SATCOM modem and digital FADECs make possible. There will be a lot more of this to come.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 15:18 | 4552456 RaceToTheBottom
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I think it is more apt to be incompetence of the Malaysians rather than some sinister plot by the big bad American firm.  The reason they were quiet is the same as why NTSB was quiet for so long, they don't want to pollute relationships with the Malaysians...   They are in for the long game.

I am against the monopolist global powers as much as the next guy, but geeze....

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 21:26 | 4553543 phaedrus1952
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Excellent, excellent post, Kirk.

I would urge one and all - esp. my fellow ZHers - to use great wariness regarding all future info coming into the public eye regarding this incident, particularly coming from sources such as this from Bezos' rag.

The initial reports from Boeing - 5 hours transmission after "disappearance", coupled with the southwesterly direction as recorded/reported by Malaysian military - would indicate the final transmissions ended just about at Diego Garcia.  

Expanding the flight range (now by possibly two more hours), along with the already underway demonization of the pilot, may offer up semi-viable scapegoats for the motherfuckers who are behind this.

God help us all if theses pricks succeed after all this universally visible, damning evidence of an AWACS hijacking.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:27 | 4551774 BanksterSlayer
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Was Monty Python and the Holy Grail ever translated into Ukrainian? If so, I believe the Ukraine "repel" went a little something like this:


"Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!"



Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:30 | 4551964 BlindMonkey
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I got a picture of the armored vehicle that the Ukrainians repelled. Top Secret project don't you know.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:39 | 4551814 MeMongo
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Tyler's not cynical, simply logical!:-)

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:04 | 4552086 czardas
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I just returned last night from a visit home in Ukraine (Poltava) in the "Russian" part of the country.  If cabbage rolls and Deruny were all it took, we'd have universal peace.  LOL  There's a favorite phrase - "How many ways can you fix a potato?"  Despite the enthusiasm of the "nuts for Putin" I can count on one hand the number of Russians wanting "protection."  We're helpless so the feeling is "Take Crimea and just leave us alone".   

Talk about unintended consequences.  Before the "Professor" (previous Pres) broke the EU agreement the country was divided on which way to go.  Today it's 90-10 (and that's being generous).   Russia could cut off the gas but since tourism has vanished that's their only source of hard currency. It's as if they're trying to harm themselves.  

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:27 | 4552153 HarryWanqer
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Hey czardas! What section you working?

We really need to deemphasize what the Russians in Ukraine "want" until AFTER the May "elections". Otherwise we look like hypocrites, since we did overthrow the elected government.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 22:55 | 4553805 123dobryden
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i live 200kms from your border...and from my info, what you are saying is true...


russians look like they want to selfharm, majority of capital originated for past decade there, is abroad /  why? :) /  , or is rusting in new weapons.


and i cant realy enjoy going thru comments here, regarding ukraine or russia generaly, as it seems to me i am in kindergarden for usefull idiots.

but i have good news, today, there were presidential election in my country, our prime minister, won the first round, with just 28% of votes with not even 50% participation, he is gonna get his ass kicked massively in 2 weeks, at least something



Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:39 | 4552197 Thucydides
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(quietly; angrily)
What would you have me do? Look at my
Men. Their courage hangs by a thread.
ANGLE ON: Kerry looks away ashamed.
Turchynov (CONT’D)
If this is to be our end, then I would
have them make such an end as to be
worthy of remembrance.
Turchynov walks away. Kerry pleads with Turchynov
Send out riders, my lord. You must
call for aid.
Turchynov turns back to Kerry, drawing close again.
And who will come? English? French?
We are not so lucky in our friends
as you. The old alliances are dead.

Obama will answer.
Obama?! Where was Obama when the
Crimea fell? Where was Obama when
our enemies closed in around us?! Where
was Oba---?
Turchynov recollects himself. He looks into Kerry's eyes.
Turchynov (CONT’D)
No, my Secretary Kerry we are alone.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:44 | 4552678 caustixoid
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hats off - you have raised the level of discourse.   Is it  Richard__ or Henry___?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 19:34 | 4553213 Thucydides
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Peter Jackson

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:09 | 4551735 Tracerfan
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I doubt that the Ukraine armed forces did anything.  I also don't believe what Kiev reports as happening.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:25 | 4551762 fxrxexexdxoxmx
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I doubt that Russian soldiers can tell the difference between an act to protect ethnic Russians and war. 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:33 | 4551780 JustObserving
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Perchance those repelled Russian troops had a passing resemblance to windmills.  Or is Hill and Knowlton of Kuwaiti incubator fame now advising the Ukrainians?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:35 | 4551799 fxrxexexdxoxmx
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I understand it all now. Everything some other asshole did is justification for what Russians do now.


Sounds to me like a bunch of children screaming " he did it first".


Can not wait until the hydrocarbons run dry and Russia has too grow up.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:56 | 4551871 Quinvarius
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You mean like they did in the US and we turned into raging asshole national socialist babies?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:12 | 4551908 fxrxexexdxoxmx
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After Russia takes all of Ukraine and then they mass armor to take more land mass I will still be saying Russians hate white people.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:48 | 4551823 Mine Is Bigger
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If you read closely, the article says, "an attempt by SERVICEMEN of the armed forces of the Russian Federation to enter the territory of Kherson region on Arbatskaya Strelka," 

It does not say, tanks or armored vehicles or amything to indicate military action, just "servicemen attempted to enter the territory of Kherson."  It could well be a bunch of Russian soldiers tried to visit Kherson and was refused.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:44 | 4552015 BlindMonkey
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Captain Stillman: Well, explain yourselves.
Dewey Oxburger: Well sir, we were going to this bingo parlor at the YMCA, well one thing led to another, and the instructions got all fouled up...

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:39 | 4552666 silvermail
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Nowadays the situation has not changed, some 120 servicemen of the Russian Federation and three armored vehicles are in the area of the pumping station on the outskirts of the village.


Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:12 | 4551736 thamnosma
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Listen, everything's fine.  Obama was talking about overtime pay for overtime work today.  He's on the job, no worries.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:23 | 4551749 ParkAveFlasher
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Obama's secret weapon here is his five iron.  He'll have a little more flexibility after he gets out of the cart path.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:06 | 4551894 stopcpdotcom
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Do I detect a hint of sarcasm, thamnosma?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:13 | 4551737 GS-DickinDaMuppets
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Here we go...WWIII - maybe?

This should be very good for Gold - Bullish.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:13 | 4551741 thamnosma
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If we HAVE to endure WWIII, I'm so relieved Obama, Biden, Kerry and Hagel are running it.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:25 | 4551765 Levadiakos
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It's justification to delare martial law and suspend the 2016 elections.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:34 | 4551975 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Funny. The results and final vote tally of the 2016 elections have already been determined. Not that it makes any difference.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:08 | 4552777 caustixoid
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It's justification to delare martial law and suspend the 2016 elections.

You mean I'll have to find a different reality TV show in 2015?

OH!  You're actually worried about the final overthrow of democracy by the national security state?   Happened in 1963, but it's sweet that you care.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:54 | 4551865 Professor Fate
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If I am forced to have Obama as commander in chief, I'm sorry, but I'm ready to "pull a France" right now, lay down my weapons, and start singing Hail to the Motherland.  If Barry considers passing the baton to his Wookie, however, things may be different.  I've seen that Wookie's face when she's pissed.  I think she can take Vlad the Impalor.

Fate the Magnificent
"Push the Button, Max" 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:19 | 4551748 HarryWanqer
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This is more bullish for USD, as Americans will scramble for bonds to show their patriotism.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:39 | 4551816 thamnosma
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Bullish for housing, stocks, everything except gold.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:30 | 4551961 Uncle Remus
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You mean bail bonds right?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 16:44 | 4552677 silvermail
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Americans will scramble for bonds to show their patriotism? LOL

It seems to me that you do not fully understand the difference between a "patriot" and "idiot."

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:04 | 4551887 headhunt
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Bullish for bullets and survivalist gear

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:30 | 4551739 IridiumRebel
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Sure! I would imagine that in this day and age, there would be some type of documentation. We are getting a war. Just prepare for it. 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:32 | 4551788 Levadiakos
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imagine you without a dick in your mouth and useless commentary

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 17:03 | 4552760 silvermail
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Donetsk right now - Video!  Thousands of people with flags of Russia took to the streets against the illegitimate fascist power in Kiev. They require the protection of Russia. They chant, Crimea, Donetsk, Russia!

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 00:01 | 4553931 prains
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your gaydar must ping everymorning....when you wake up.....why?

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:15 | 4551743 pan
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False flag bitchez!

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:15 | 4551744 phat ho
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The waiting is the hardest part. Wonder how a girl I know in Lugansk is doing nowadays...

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:17 | 4551745 q99x2
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 Armed radicals (PAID by the GLOBALists that have taken over the US) are heading to eastern Ukrainian (AS US citizens starve and turn to drugs).

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:31 | 4551958 Rakshas
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Oh yes.... I love this game hmmmm let me see if I understand the flow

We pay the money that our government uses to buy the guns that are sent to the terrorists that attack goverments that rule the countries that have the land that hides our oil that fuels our planes that drop the bombs that kill the people that live on the land that grows the drugs that fill the planes that deliver the drugs that kill our kids that go to the school to get the job to pay the tax that goes to the banks that launder the money that buy the politicians  that send the money to buy the guns that the terrorists use that........ God bless amerika...... where's my bong, it's almost time for Miley Cyrus to twerk Papa Duck at the Pawnstars shop while Snookie bitch slaps Kim Card fucking dalmatien


Yeah, that Russia....... truly fucked up 

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:19 | 4551750 nah
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Russia doesnt stand a chance bitchez

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:21 | 4551926 markar
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Right. Because Iraq and Afghanistan were such cakewalks for us.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:35 | 4551980 thamnosma
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And Afghanistan was such a cakewalk for the Russians.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:23 | 4552286 Freddie
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Apples and Oranges.  Try sending the US military to the Ukraine which is on the border with Russia.  You will see what the Russians are like when you are close to their borders.  These wars attacking far off countries are bullshit and the troops know it.  They just want to survive and get home.

The oligarchs in the USA and the Ukraine are f***king all of us over.   They are the enemy.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 14:35 | 4552323 Zwelgje
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It's easier to moan about The Other, who lives far away then to take responsibility right at home.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 21:24 | 4553580 Tall Tom
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The Northern Border of Afghanistan was that shared with the Soviet Union. Maybe it is not Russia in the proper sense...but the SovietStates of the Soviet Union were centrally controlled by Moscow at the time.


And still Moscow faltered...


Of course this is not to suggest that the US Military has fared any better.

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:20 | 4551752 Reaper
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The Ukrainians must wait till McCain and his mighty band of Senators arrive to lead them to vanquish the Russians in Crimea.

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