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Poroshenko Demands Ukraine Separatists Be Declared "Terrorists" Under International Law

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As the tit-for-tat public relations blitz continues to play out, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has demanded that the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) be recognized as terrorist organizations, "so that any cooperation or support the terrorists receive is recognized as such under international law." Now that the US has 'proved' that the separatists shot down MH17, we suspect the calls will grow louder... even as Poroshenko says he opposes martial law.


As Interfax reports,

Ukraine will demand at an EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on Tuesday that the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) be recognized as terrorist organizations, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said.


"We [Ukraine] and the Netherlands will make every effort, in particular during the meeting tomorrow of the EU Foreign Affairs Council where Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will speak, so that the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republics be declared terrorist organizations and so that any cooperation or support the terrorists receive is recognized as such under international law," Poroshenko said on Monday while visiting the Dutch embassy in Kyiv.


Ukraine is preparing international lawsuits against the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR, to label them as terrorist organizations, Poroshenko said earlier on July 19 during a meeting with Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans.



Introduction of martial law would make military operations more difficult, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says in statement.

Martial law would also impact possible IMF support

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We're all terrorists now...

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Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:07 | 4991334 Seize Mars
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Wait, didn't he mean "trrsts?"

Isn't that a way to seize their assets? Hey! I think he's on to something. This could be a money maker!

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:09 | 4991344 espirit
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The USSA supports moderate terrorists, or is it freedom fighters?

I forget which.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:26 | 4991348 strannick
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Says Proshenko, the unelected, CIA-funded, all American Bitchboy, civilian-bombing, airline-blasting, nazi-oligarch, fat-faced fuck

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:28 | 4991405 VATICANT
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hahaha YES!

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:46 | 4991462 RevRex
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I ask only that you you think out your arguements

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:51 | 4991467 RevRex
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Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:06 | 4991523 the phantom
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Fuck you Poroshenko!  Why don't you release the air traffic control tapes and we'll see who the terrorists are you piece of shit.  Hope those chocolates keep you warm this winter.   lolol

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:11 | 4991539 markmotive
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Ukraine parliament brawls after vote to draw on reserves...


Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:52 | 4991627 TahoeBilly2012
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When will the third rail in Ukraine standup and start clubbing both the Nazi's and the CIA and Zionist goons? It might happen.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 03:57 | 4991882 svayambhu108
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First two words that came into my mind:


Searching the comments I was not alone, I guess this guy easily makes a first impression

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:13 | 4991953 Invinciblehandaxe
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fuck this nazi cia Pigshenko, so we now know the reason why the ukrainian nazis shot down the plane...proclaim th rebels terrorist and UN forces can enter the warzone...fucking bastard burn in hell

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:10 | 4991665 trewq
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5 days later, no air traffic control recordings, no one's asking where they are, not even the "leader of the free world".

Everyone and their mother keep bashing Putin.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 01:52 | 4991765 syntaxterror
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The "leader of the free world" is fund raising in california on his 8-year guiness world record 'longest campaign ever'.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:13 | 4995820 omniversling
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YAT"S IS THE GUY! It's enough to know that Uke PM is promising justice the MH17 'bastards'. (don't think his paymasters are going to be very happy about that) He must be going to release the the MH17 ATC tapes, as part of the Nudelman/Geoffrey Pyatt boxed set.


VN: "I think Yats is the guy that, who's got the economic experience, the governing experience... What he needs is Klitsch and Tyahnybok on the outside”

Ukraine crisis: Leaked phone call embarrasses US http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-26072281
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:07 | 4991525 boogerbently
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The first  victor of a war to be decided by the media !!!

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:48 | 4992001 Urban Redneck
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You forgot to add opposition-political-party-banning-fascist to your list of Porky Pig's shortcomings...


Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:13 | 4991351 Greenskeeper_Carl
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Simple: if they are in syria, they are freedom fighters, and deserving of our support, money, and weapons. However, if these same people cross over into iraq and fight against the puppet regime there, they become terrorists.

makes sense if you dont think about it

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:17 | 4991367 espirit
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I'll just go with the Bizzaro World definition of "Freedom Fighter."

Those that fight against freedom.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:03 | 4991650 BuddyEffed
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More like it's starting to look like it's every man for themselves.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:11 | 4991347 Greenskeeper_Carl
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smart plan. Apparently all you have to do is label someone a "terrorist" and you can kill them with impunity. No trial, judge, jury, etc, just based on the whims of one person

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:22 | 4991363 COSMOS
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Works for the US government.  Didnt Harry Reid call the Bundy ranch freedoms fighter a bunch of Terrorists?

I guess if you stay in the ten yard by ten yard constitutional zone you are a proud patriot, but if you step outside that box you are a terrorist.  You see everything has borders, just like the US Constitution now.  It used to cover every square inch of this nation, now its only in designated areas a few yards wide.

So just like you said carl, if they step across syria into iraq they are terrorists, just like the American citizen stepping outside the designated zone surrounded by barking attack dogs and militarized police.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:32 | 4991414 VATICANT
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Soon it will read -- Oh, you still believe in your beloved now-defunct u.s constitution? Terrorist!!

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:10 | 4991535 boogerbently
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Aren't the liberals "a bunch of terrorists"?

(Please, no red=blue whiners.)

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:03 | 4991509 Seek_Truth
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:53 | 4991631 TheReplacement
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Lotsa terrorists in NYC and WDC.  Just sayin's all.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:11 | 4991340 ebworthen
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Of course.

And the people of Detroit.

And retirees all across the fruited plains of the U.S.A.

And anyone not believing in the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Amendments as defined by .gov.

I suppose King George called the Colonists "terrorists" as well.  Send in the Redcoats!

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:11 | 4991538 boogerbently
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Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:19 | 4991560 IridiumRebel
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Blue Helmets

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:59 | 4991639 ebworthen
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Purple meanies ;-)

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:11 | 4991341 JustObserving
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The hundreds of CIA and FBI agents in Ukraine are finally paying off

Numerous US agents are helping the coup-appointed government in Ukraine to “fight organized crime” in the south east of the country, the German newspaper Bild revealed.

According to the daily, the CIA and FBI are advising the government in Kiev on how to deal with the ‘fight against organized crime’ and stop the violence in the country’s restive eastern regions.


Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:15 | 4991361 swmnguy
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Well, anything bad that happens to an American or Israeli soldier is terrorism.  Anything that inconveniences US government or military policy objectives is terrorism.  Pretty much the only things that aren't terrorism are capitulation by non-Americans, and violent actions taken by American or Israeli military personnel or their allies to further their political agenda.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:20 | 4991366 thatthingcanfly
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Wouldn't be the first time a President assigned an unfair pejorative name to his political enemies. I believe Czar Lincoln the Terrible patented the technique.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:19 | 4991371 i_call_you_my_base
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International lawsuits? Damn.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:23 | 4991381 ramacers
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my advice to vlad : ready the nuke algos 'cause  neocons, eu. etc. want you on your knees.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:01 | 4991648 bid the soldier...
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They've been ready since Snowden was in the transit zone.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:23 | 4991383 Tracerfan
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Porky's regime is using heavy artillery & bombing populated civilian areas, which makes him a "War Criminal" under international law (the Hague Conventions).


Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:42 | 4991940 RECISION
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Well... exactly...

Hmmm, so where is all the western condemnation of that?

Or of Israel - for shelling the bejesus out of Gaza? 

It's all a bit selective isn't it.

One could even call it hypocritical.

When the stench of the lies reaches to the skys, and leaves you gagging...

... actually, didn't Israel have a solution for "war criminals", don't they have hit squads that sneak around the world wacking the "bad guys"?

Could be a good solution for a few 1%'ers, and other political hacks we could name.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:26 | 4991396 Tracerfan
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Go to Twitter, and you will find the mangled bodies of hundreds of women, children and the elderly blown to pieces after Grad and Smersh rockets fired into their cities.  Murdered by the US/EU-supported Kiev Nazi Pig regime.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:31 | 4991413 ramacers
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don't need to. respectfully i believe.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 03:39 | 4991871 Kawaii Empress ...
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I saw a 4 year old being dragged out of a bombed out building, fcking broke my heart, trully horrific, and not a peep from MSM. Here in Aus people were like nah no war there must have started this week because we haven't heard anything on the news and the government would never kill civilians becuase they are just and right. Incomprehensible and utterly deplorable.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:41 | 4991438 are we there yet
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From one perspective Putin is helping the dollar extend its life. Prior to the Ukranian-Russian conflict there was a lot of identity crisis with NATO as to what its purpose was. Russia and EU was seen as more like Canada and the US. NATO was genuanly not shure what its need for a military focus was. Now NATO is refocused on defense just like the old days thanks to Putin. My sales manager is traveling between Kyiv and Moscow over the next 3 weeks and will come back with first hand stories I am looking forward to hearing.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:05 | 4991518 Aussiekiwi
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Interesting, don't know what all the down arrows are for, look forward to his stories.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:20 | 4991549 are we there yet
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My sales person is a she, and she speaks Ukrainian, Russian, and English. So I should hear native insights.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:36 | 4991701 BlindMonkey
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My Russian girlfriend says Ukrainian isn't a language. It is just the ebononics version of Russian.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:35 | 4991908 are we there yet
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My Russian employee says similar things and finds the Ukrainian language humerous to listen to.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:15 | 4991555 IridiumRebel
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Sometimes we just have fans. With the influx of trolls, red is the new green.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:34 | 4991593 therevolutionwas
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You mean thanks to the CIA.  And I would wait until winter before saying the dollar's life is extended.  The EU might be burning greenbacks to keep warm.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:23 | 4995869 omniversling
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@AWTY, not only that, this 'crisis' against Putin hoping to re'unite' the disitegrating EU. Excellent interview of Jim Willie by Greg Hunter. Germany to leave EU for BRICS, plus Europeans fed up with providing fodder and profits for US warmachine. lots more at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIphgOd-8t8&list=UUG-G8LLr38fQUNZU8K0t-EA


Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:51 | 4991482 are we there yet
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Terrorists are not what they used to be. Neither are WMD. At first WMD were nuclear and other radioactive bombs, or airborn plagues, then pressure cookers and fireworks. Inflation of terms.

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