Ukraine Gives Russia 48-Hr Ultimatum Or "We Will Fight"

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Ukraine's foreign ministry has given Russia a 48-hour ultimatum to explain its military exercises near the nation's border; or, as foreign minister Andriy Deshschytisa warns "we will now fight with Russia troops."

 

As AP reports,

Ukraine's foreign minister has blasted the Russian decision to start military maneuvers along Ukraine's border and said his country will fight any invading troops.

 

Andriy Deshchytisa said Russia's decision Thursday to launch the military exercises "very much escalates the situation in the region."

 

Talking to The Associated Press in Prague, Deshchytisa says his country has been taught a lesson by Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. He says "having this experience, we will now fight with Russian troops if ... they invade Ukraine."

 

He says "Ukrainian people and Ukrainian army are ready to do this."

 

Deshchytisa says the new Russian military exercises are taking place "even closer to the Ukrainian border than it was planned earlier" and demanded the withdrawal of Russian troops.

It seems the red-line is about to be crossed by both sides... though as long as Putin does not hold an emergency press conference, it seems BTFWWIII is back on.

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Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:19 | 4691234 Zest
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The world is such that it makes me think Cartoon Network is behind all of it.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:21 | 4691259 Timmay
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Putin about to "exercise" all up in someone's ass.....

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:27 | 4691299 jaap
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Let us listen to Lavrov at RT (in english) too


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxbSmNZVsBI#t=767

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:30 | 4691315 Manthong
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If not for the fact people are dying over this I would be laughing my ass off.

The Putsch Nazi Thugs we put in power there want the US pulled in so bad they can taste it.

The simple solution is for Putin to air drop AKs into every area the Nazis are NOT.   

If every man, woman and child over there had one then the problem would be solved in short order.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:36 | 4691325 Latina Lover
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What a clown show! Telling Putin to stop military movements in Russia?

 

The Kiev Kriminals have eaten too many Nuland/Nudelman psychedelic cookies.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:37 | 4691380 ZerOhead
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It's worse than a clown show... read this again...

 

"or, as foreign minister Andriy Deshschytisa warns "we will now fight with Russia troops.""

 

Which basically means that Ukrainian troops will have to invade Russia in order to fight since Russian troops are still inside of Russia...

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:38 | 4691391 StacksOnStacks
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Amazing... This little piece of shit barking at the big dog to bring it on, all while asking the West to "hold me back!".

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:45 | 4691436 ZerOhead
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I wonder if the American and Israeli doctrines of launching defensive pre-emptive strikes against any nation they see posing a threat to them (like Iraq etc.) also applies to Russia...

Because if it does we are now in a potential first strike winner takes all nuclear showdown...

Just sayin'...

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:59 | 4691554 Occident Mortal
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Seriously why can't the West find any moderate opposition for any of these coups?

So far we have backed Al Qaida, Neo-Nazi's, the Taliban, who is recruiting these people?

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:06 | 4691607 Obchelli
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And market is crashing 0.09% on this after gazzillion consecutive days of gains based on f**n nothing

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:39 | 4691824 Vampyroteuthis ...
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Ukraine's options:

1) Do nothing, lose eastern Ukraine to Russia

2) Fight Russia, have its military wiped out, then lose eastern Ukraine to Russia

Good luck Ukraine

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:16 | 4692017 Keyser
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You left out the extended occupation by NATO troops and continued harassment of Putin until WWIII breaks out... It won't take more than 1 or 2 false flags by the west and the fat will be in the fire... 

 

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:51 | 4692198 ObamaDepression
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Yes, poor little Putin certainly a "victim" here

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:44 | 4692849 strannick
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Ukraine is obviously the little girl character in that cartoon.

West is hoping they can provoke Putin and ignite Ukraine before their upsidedown, rotten-cored pyramid falls over, so they can keep fingers from pointing at their beloved Banksters.

Meanwhile Ukrainians fight for their neo-nazi, IMF-master-loving, debt-enslaving, unelected government.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:32 | 4693319 Keyser
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Because if it does we are now in a potential first strike winner takes all nuclear showdown...

Bullish....

 

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:19 | 4692030 hobopants
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The government in Ukraine is a western fabrication and the world knows this. If the Ukraine can force Russia to play ball they know that the west is left with two choices, Back them up or lose face and reveal how weak they really are. Talk about a miscalculation. 

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:20 | 4692037 Lore
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:39 | 4692139 Thought Processor
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The West wants this confrontation.  Badly.

 

All roads lead to a reset.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:09 | 4692980 Joenobody12
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The West wants to invade Ukraine badly and wants Putin to give them the excuse. Putin knows that . What good is East Ukraine to Russia when NATO puts its missles in Ukraine ? The Nobel price winner was elected by the whites who think they are redeeming themselves. They get what is coming to them for being stupid and put the fate of the nation in the hand of a moron. Dear leader is now destroying the US methodically by undermining its constitution, plundering its wealth, destroying its middle class and get the rest of the world against her. What an expensive last lesson that voting is a serious matter. 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:46 | 4694126 jeff montanye
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yes and no.  the "voters" chose al and joe over george and dick in the run up to 9-11.  five "justices" chose george and dick and they proceeded to (begin? continue?) "destroying the US methodically by undermining its constitution, plundering its wealth, destroying its middle class and get the rest of the world against her."

whether it would have been different with the al and joe show, i couldn't tell you.  that it is not different with the barry and other joe show now is plain for all to see.  voting in presidential elections in the u.s. only gets you so far.

"If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal." - Emma Goldman

p.s. if i remember correctly, the big alternative to o'bushma at the time was mccain.  he certainly seems supportive of o's current policy in the ukraine and of the zionazis generally. ditto romney.

 

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:51 | 4692197 Radical Marijuana
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3) Get a real war going with atomic weapons, which causes almost everyone to die horrible deaths.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:31 | 4692619 sushi
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But just think of all the money to be made in rebuilding!!! They will need to double the numbers used on each and every index, maybe quadruple them.

Plus all the underwater pension funds will suddenly discover they have excess funds they can return a one time exeptional dividend.

The good folks at ZH are simply missing out on these once in a lifetime opportunities.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:53 | 4694150 jeff montanye
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:52 | 4692937 newbie vampire
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I think in this case, the west gave its blessing for the coup.  And thanks to the great community organizer Obozo, Americans troops will soon be in the direct line of fire.  Wonder why he hasn't thought of sending Michelle and the kids to the frontline to show his personal support and commitment to "democracy".

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 05:00 | 4694163 jeff montanye
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exactly.  how fondly i remember the images of laura, jenna and barbara serving delicious foodstuffs to the g.i.'s in the "green zone" and later joining them in rousing, martial anthems.  ah, the olden days!

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:24 | 4693468 StychoKiller
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Skull&Bones alumni.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:39 | 4691826 gcjohns1971
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"...we are now in a potential first strike winner takes all nuclear showdown..."

 

There's no such thing as a 'winner takes all nuclear showdown'. 

People who think the first one to strike will destroy everything before the return missiles can launch are deluding themselves.


Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:30 | 4692086 ZerOhead
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All the irradiated mess that's left then...

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:31 | 4692094 Victor999
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If memory serves me, Russia has nuclear subs positioned in strategic locations that carry enough firepower to wipe out Europe and America.  And the US does not know where they are at any given point.  If the US strikes first, these subs will unleash hell.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:35 | 4692636 sushi
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It is better than that.

Russia has a failsafe Doomsday machine.

If they sense they are coming under nuclear attack they launch rockets into the atmosphere. These rockets connect with ground stations designed to detect nuclear explosions within Russian territory. If these are detected the rocket robot has the abilty to launch all remaining Russian missiles with no further human intervention required.

You will think I am making this up but I am not. Will try and locate and post a link.

These dudes have spent a lot of time thinking of how to make war very painful for the other guy.

 

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:36 | 4692642 sushi
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This is the link which describes the above system:

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Hand_%28nuclear_war%29

 

Feeling lucky punk?

 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 05:06 | 4694177 jeff montanye
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:04 | 4692245 Radical Marijuana
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I totally agree, gcjohn, and that too was the first thing I thought of when I read the comment you replied to!

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:59 | 4691546 DeadFred
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This is just a blatant attempt to get more Western aid, particularly fresh underwear since his has somehow become soiled.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:35 | 4691796 Element
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Indirect fire

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:49 | 4692190 Overfed
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Yeah. Meanwhile all of the Ukrainian troops are like "WTF do you mean'we'?"

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:49 | 4691471 myptofvu
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Quick somebody draw a red line or ten.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:16 | 4692016 unrulian
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Hey Latina Lover...I don't suppose you have a link to an HD copy of your avatar?

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:52 | 4692004 Siniverisyys
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I doubt neo-Nazis are involved in the Ukranian government as purported, as they would not tolerate the likes of Yastenyuk for long. A real neo-Nazi would never show allegiance to the US or the EU. WWII Germany fought against the international finance & globalization that the US/EU represent, but were sent resources from monied interests because they were the only bulwark against Communism and the loss of property rights in Europe. Some Ukranians might be fond of Nazism because WWII Germany was the only nation that actively supported the fight against the Russians and Communism, while the Western "Democratic" Nations ultimately fed the Ukraine to "the bear." The Nazis committed great evils -- as did the Communists, and so-called "Democratic" countries. There's not much in this world that can be viewed in black-&-white.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 05:16 | 4694200 jeff montanye
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and it is so hard to get real neo-nazis these days.

what with all the zionazis, it's kind of like gresham's law (bad nazis drive out good).

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:30 | 4691322 Wolferl
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Ukraine tells the Russians to remove troops from Russian soil?  Hilarious!

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:45 | 4691442 disabledvet
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we can only hope this is something pathetic.

"when it get's serious you have to shoot" is another refrain.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 05:24 | 4694214 jeff montanye
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another refrain of the original verse: http://www.zerohedge.com/article/head-eurogroup-admits-lying-about-secre...

also: when it gets serious you have to die.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:38 | 4691822 MachoMan
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Kind of...  I mean, if my neighbor was naked in his yard doing a meat spinner, I'd tell him to get the fuck back in his house and draw the blinds.  If he wanted to continue there, then he could have at it.  Likewise, if he wanted to sit outside and point a gun at my house...  same difference.  If the exercises weren't meant to threaten, then Russia wouldn't be doing them... 

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:09 | 4691981 Real Estate Geek
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Does your standard apply to the NATO exercises in Poland and the baltics?

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:16 | 4692554 MachoMan
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My standard applies to anyone who wants to spin their meat in view of the neighborhood

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 05:27 | 4694222 jeff montanye
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:17 | 4692027 unrulian
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 I upvoted you for the meat spinner comment

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