Ukraine Begins "Large-Scale" Offensive In Donetsk; "War Has Resumed" Rebel Leader Warns; Russian Stocks, Currency Crashing

Tyler Durden's picture


Ebola is solved. Oil price drops are "unequivocally good news". The US election is positive. Draghi promised to do whatever it takes again. And Ukraine is in ceasefire.So why is it that Donetsk's Deputy Prime Minister Andriy Purgin claims Ukrainian security officials have started full-scale fighting, clashing 26 times today according to Ukraine military.y. With tanks advancing, Purgin exclaims, "now there is a full-scale war... attacking us, we are defending."


As RIA reports (via Google Translate),

Ukrainian security officials actually started full-scale fighting, fighters breakaway Donetsk People's Republic defense, told RIA Novosti Deputy Prime Minister Andriy Purgin DNI.


"Now there is a full-scale war ... attacking us, we are defending," -he said, noting that the ceasefire is broken Kiev siloviki.


Purgin said that the ceasefire was not observed at 75% of the contact line, but "now at war where no war before that."


Earlier Thursday, the militia DNR reported that in a suburb of Donetsk Yasinovataya tank column entered Ukrainian security officials, the surrounding areas of Donetsk were fired.


Get damaged kindergarten building in the street and the building Aristova Chamber of Commerce at the Kiev Avenue, and a number of houses on the avenue of the Kremlin. Data on victimsare specified, reported three wounded.


Militias reported that clashed, was destroyed at least five armored vehicles (tanks andAPCs). At this time the attack was repelled.

*  *  *

Shelling continues...

*  *  *

The Ruble has been crushed to new record lows over 46 to the USDollar and Russian stocks are tumbling.


*  *  *

Your rating: None

- advertisements -

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:27 | 5419547 LULZBank
LULZBank's picture

Putin be like most powerful man on the planet.

Epic fucking lulz Bitchezz!!


Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:30 | 5419569 Theta_Burn
Theta_Burn's picture

Keep fucking with him and watch what happens

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:33 | 5419583 LULZBank
LULZBank's picture

Down votes for stating the obvious truth?

Well who knows what the future holds, but so far what I've been saying stands.

You numbnuts better wisen up or disappointment and despair will leave you eternally scarred. Nobody is coming to help.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:43 | 5419638 Haus-Targaryen
Haus-Targaryen's picture

Isn't European Unity just grand?  Infact, the Europeans are so united, they'll force their unity down people's throats through the barrel of a gun -- that want nothing to do with it.  


Kinda reminds me of Georgie and his spreading of democracy ... 

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:51 | 5419685 ChiangMai
ChiangMai's picture

European unity re Ukraine:


Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:09 | 5419727 strannick
strannick's picture

Stupid Ukes on the march. Sacrificing their lives in a proxy war, so the banks can divert media attention from their financial cataclysm. These Neo-nazi Ukes actually maybe are that stupid. Nulands has your backs bros, while they march straight into Putin and Russia. I guess this nation is too stupid to exist. Good riddance.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:16 | 5419777 90's Child
90's Child's picture

The first two youtube videos are titled.


Donetsk shooting June 11, 2014



Donetsk Volleys Kuibyshev district June 11, 2014



Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:40 | 5419873 BaBaBouy
BaBaBouy's picture

Fuckin A$$holes If They Push PUTIN Too Far He Will Begin Pumping Tactical Nukes Down Your Neck...
EVERYONE Will Lose For Fucks Sake..............

Remember, Your Fighting Over COW And Chicken Grazing Lands, Azzoles...

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:44 | 5419928 Theta_Burn
Theta_Burn's picture

....And Hunter B. and HIS gaz....

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:07 | 5420049 Bananamerican
Bananamerican's picture

Someone is insisting on a war with Russia.... just in time for the "tough on war" Republicans to further insist....

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:00 | 5420582 COSMOS
COSMOS's picture

The Russians certainly can give payback, just wait.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:03 | 5420025 Utah_Get_Me_2
Utah_Get_Me_2's picture

In Europe they do dates logically Day/Month/Year.. Hence the 06/11/2014. It's not June 11, 2014 its 06 November 2014. Nice try.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:42 | 5420744 Beowulf55
Beowulf55's picture

Sure tell you don't get out much.  Might want to try traveling to Europe and broaden your education.

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:28 | 5425168 aaheart
aaheart's picture

Europe and most of the rest of the world don't follow the same convention you assume is universal. The you-tube videos indicate that they were filed 06-11-2014...that's 6 November 2014 by European and world convention. In other words, they were filed yesterday. US is just about alone in the world using DMY,  whereas the rest of the world uses MDY.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:53 | 5419687 LULZBank
LULZBank's picture

Nobody should say NO to a good thing.

Its like when parents force feed medicine to a sick kid.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:13 | 5419768 Haus-Targaryen
Haus-Targaryen's picture

You're right.  Your point illustrates how stupid the Ukies are for fighting the Russians.  

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:21 | 5419812 LULZBank
LULZBank's picture

P.S.  /sarc

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:17 | 5421870 Bendromeda Strain
Bendromeda Strain's picture

It's okay Zbig, we got the joke

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:55 | 5420255 geno-econ
geno-econ's picture

Timing is everything.    Hitler, Napoleon an now Kiev will learn again what Winter is all about. 

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:17 | 5420651 Sirius Wonderblast
Sirius Wonderblast's picture

Daft part is, the Ukies must be well aware - they live there. The shits giving them their orders obviously don't.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:19 | 5421877 Bendromeda Strain
Bendromeda Strain's picture

The IMF has put conditions on the loan, like any good shylock. They already safeguarded Ukraine's gold, now they want their blood.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:12 | 5420634 Againstthelie
Againstthelie's picture

That's the outcome when an election result does not please Democrats.

And for 200 years the City of London and New york have been doing everything they can to avoid continental Europe solve it's problems. Because the natural axis Paris-Berlin-Moscow would mean they were OUT!

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:00 | 5419720 Babaloo
Babaloo's picture

ZH readers live in some kind of alternate universe where Putin is a tactical genius and the 40% devaluation of the rubble is all part of his master plan to dominate the west. 

When presented with reality they have no retort other that denying the facts...

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:11 | 5419758 Theta_Burn
Theta_Burn's picture

An alternate from the fecal flow of western press corp? yep

Putin a tactical genius? yep

Putin wanting to dominate the west? is that what you managed to pull out of your ass when you removed your finger? fail..

Responding to meddling, suffering because of a captured/controlled banking system, and of course the privledge of a reserve currency control..

Give it some more time, our leaders will shock the shit out of you with there tactical genius to further thier plans to rule the world...

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:14 | 5419771 Volkodav
Volkodav's picture

Tactical genius was Novorussiya against Kyiv attempt to subjugate SE Ukraine peoples.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:47 | 5419891 1000yrdstare
1000yrdstare's picture

When presented with reality they have no retort other that denying the facts...



I kinda remember we getting caught starting this shit? or did you miss that fact?


Lookup NULAND should still be out there.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:31 | 5420146 SoDamnMad
SoDamnMad's picture

Lotta trolls from St. Peterburg making $2,500. a month  just sitting for 2-12 hour days a week writing blogs.

Gotta love them because their English is getting better.  We could work out a deal between us for click bait.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 14:16 | 5420337 BlindMonkey
BlindMonkey's picture

I think the Russians are getting a much better deal for their Ruble.  Ft. Meade trolls like you are probably making 5x the Russian ones.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:35 | 5420722 Againstthelie
Againstthelie's picture

Called by MegaphoneDesktop, Shlomo?

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:38 | 5425197 aaheart
aaheart's picture

MY English is quite good because I was born in the US, and have lived in the US for over 73 years. I'm sitting here commenting so that damf00ls like you don't help get us into a war with Russia over the same lies that have gotten us into wars for the past 100+ years.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:32 | 5420713 Againstthelie
Againstthelie's picture

Hi Babaloo,

some food for the fact lover:


Debt (% GDP)....108............................8

Reserve Fund.....No............................Yes

Trade balance..always negative......always positive

Financial repression Yes (0%)............No (8%)

Unemployment rate 6.1%..................4.9%



Thu, 11/06/2014 - 23:10 | 5422379 Amerikan Patriot
Amerikan Patriot's picture

You don't include enough facts, Bob:

                             US                              Russia                    

Holder of Reserve Currency             Yes                             No                    

Credibility/Respect by first word       Yes                             No

Recent Sovereign Defaults               None                           Two

Defense Spending in Billions of $     640                             87.8

GDP Per Capita in Thousands of $      53                               24





Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:09 | 5419749 Volkodav
Volkodav's picture

What is obvious is you need help

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:00 | 5420014 matrix2012
matrix2012's picture

"What is obvious is you need help"


NOPE, (s)he is just a PAID troll

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:43 | 5419643 flapdoodle
flapdoodle's picture

Ukraine was just waiting for the Republicans to take the Senate before rekindling the Novorossiya ember.

If you haven't figured it out yet, the US Deep State and Russia are at war, have been for a while now. The oil moves, the strengthened dollar, the BRIC moves away from the petrodollar are just different battles.

I don't think the Russians are fooled by any of this - its no coincidence that the Russians test fired *two* ICBMs this week.

We live in very dangerous times...

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:01 | 5419707 Chupacabra-322
Chupacabra-322's picture

Spot on. It's the Fascist Totalitarian Authoritarian Militatrized Police State Republican mandate. Or is it a continuation of the Democrates mandate? Who can really tell nowadays anyway? One big Criminal Mafia Family.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:29 | 5420136 post turtle saver
post turtle saver's picture

here's a note to ol' Pooty Poot... it's bad business to be in a shooting war with your biggest customers, especially when what you sell has been dropping in price and you desperately need to fight off other suppliers who are undercutting you to gain your marketshare... just sayin'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 14:18 | 5420347 BlindMonkey
BlindMonkey's picture

What happens when your biggest customer is a non-paying deadbeat?  It is time to bring the hammer and repo some shit.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 22:41 | 5422310 Amerikan Patriot
Amerikan Patriot's picture

Is Vlad going to huff and puff and shit himself?  Or maybe wave goodbye to a few more billion in fleeing capital investment?  Bleed some more dollars in his failing effort to prop up the ruble?  Stamp his feet as Saudi Arabia sells oil to the US on the cheap and oil - his bread and butter - falls further?

I know - he's going to harumph! around the dacha as his central bank chief yet again raises interest rates and crashes the Russian economy! 

Got any more shots of Vlad sending placid, compliant judo colleagues to the mat?  Send them on, love to see 'em!   :-)

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:31 | 5419571 101 years and c...
101 years and counting's picture

WHEN stocks crash, i bet the blame/excuse will be Russia/Putin.  and the sheeple will look up from their iCrap for 3 seconds to nod along with the TOTUS.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:41 | 5419633 dracos_ghost
dracos_ghost's picture

Except Putin is the last Keynesian pillar. Forced credit expansion by war. Throw in creative destruction and any other evil economist euphemism and it's SPX 10000

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:36 | 5419597 Toxicosis
Toxicosis's picture

OBAMA be like the most powerful man on the planet,


Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:37 | 5419604 PartysOver
PartysOver's picture

When Putin tires of O's bullcrap things will get serious I sadly think.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 22:43 | 5422316 Amerikan Patriot
Amerikan Patriot's picture

Who will clean up the mess when Vlad shits himself in an apoplectic fit, Bob - Lavrentiy Beria? 

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:54 | 5419702 LostandFound
LostandFound's picture

War in Ukraine, crushes Russias stocks and currency? lol, any excuse. Russia is going to have to retaliate, its only a matter of time. 

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:03 | 5420028 BrocilyBeef
BrocilyBeef's picture

Fuck her right in the pussy!

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 14:27 | 5420387 Harrison
Harrison's picture

Looks like ZeroHedge picked the wrong side to pump for.

Remember, buy Russian stocks, they're cheap thanks to sanctions!

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 15:20 | 5420662 Canary Paint
Canary Paint's picture

I wish we would finally just stop fucking with the Russians. Putin has more... uh... of some quality I can't quite name than any a basketful of Western politicians. Come on, folks. WW2 casualty statistics are all you need to figure out that you don't fuck with these folks. Geez... Apparently, power must always extend itself to arrogance. There is no other reason to fuck with the Russians. And by saying that I don't mean to imply some massive retaiation from them. I think Putin and his strategists are smart enough to know that a broken window is just plain broken.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:26 | 5419550 world_debt_slave
world_debt_slave's picture

the proxy continues, bitchez

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