Skip to comments.Russia Moves Artillery Units Into Ukraine, NATO Says
Posted on 08/22/2014 9:20:32 AM PDT by C19fan
The Russian military has moved artillery units manned by Russian personnel inside Ukrainian territory in recent days and is using them to fire at Ukrainian forces, NATO officials said on Friday.
The West has long accused Russia of supporting the separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, but this is the first time it has said it had evidence of the direct involvement of the Russian military.
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It’s just to support the humanitarian convoy. RT Tweeted so.
So NATO is sitting back sucking an ice cube waiting for the shooting to start.
In other words, Russia has invaded the Ukraine and our own leadership has gutted our military to the point that we can’t do a thing about it.
Unescorted artillery should make a target rich environment. Of course, the SAMS were moved in first.
Putin doesn’t have to stage a full scale invasion...he is just nibbling away around the edges...and the west will wake up one morning and he has Ukraine.
What's so wrong with diddling with ourselves?
Makes you blind to the fact that your neighbor down the street occupied another of your neighbor’s houses.
whats NATO going to do about it?
hmmmm? How those sanctions working?
NATO - as western Europe’s only military alliance, has become politically castrated.
Exactly. Putin see’s our weakness and lack of resolve as a tremendous opportunity to advance his own interests while our leadership is sleepwalking.
Putin doesn’t care one way or the other. He will do what he wants to do, to hell with the consequences (because he knows the consequences are minor). Doesn’t matter who is sitting in the Oval Office.
Soon they'll be seeing pink elephants invading Ukraine.
Thank you for the latest from the Kremlin.
“Putin doesnt care one way or the other. He will do what he wants to do, to hell with the consequences (because he knows the consequences are minor). Doesnt matter who is sitting in the Oval Office.”
Pretty much true; but a Reagan as President would likely slow things down a bit. But Pootie Poot is determined to bring back the Soviet Union it appears.
And that’s the problem. We don’t have a Reagan on the horizon.
“And thats the problem. We dont have a Reagan on the horizon.”
Lets hope that person emerges when the time is right. Lots of good people in this nation; hopefully the right person will be in place at the right time.
Only Little Green Men.
Courtesy of that KGB operative Putin and his Putanas
Why SHOULD we do anything about it? It’s not like the Russkies are invading Canada. We have ZERO national interests in Ukraine. If Europe doesn’t like it, THEY should do something about it...
It’s often said, but it’s so true; we AREN’T the world’s ‘police department’. The Europeans can handle this. We can’t just sit back and watch this, unless a NATO country gets attacked, and THEN(and only then) do things change.
Glasses? You should have gotten a girl friend somewhere back around 20/40. Those beer goggles might keep you out of the COCKpit?
We don’t exactly have zero interest in Uke-—remember Chernyobel? It’s there and we’ve been helping clean it up. That’s important since we are downwind of the mess. Just for example.
How is it a NATO mission to go to war over non NATO nations?
Our bipartisan business, academic and political leadership will want to send millions of American men to a near-future conflict as they did during World War 2: at nearly midnight, under skies full of toxic clouds, to a devastated and overrun Europe.
It’s hard to explain sight to a blind man.
Yes, but the Ukrainians, with some support (not requiring us to make even the sort of effort we are making against ISIS) could do a lot about it.
Just like Russian jets zipping low over our naval vessels and off the California coast, because they know Obama is an idiot.
Do you think that Putin will be as bad as Stalin? Will he kill millions and advance communism and declare the new USSR a socialist state?
You might have said that during the Cold War against the Soviet Union. But like during the cold war, we have to resist Russian aggression where ever it appears.
If the MidEast goes up in flames, and it could, NATO and the EU is going to need Russian oil more than ever. Wouldn’t it be smart to give Russia easy pipeline access to the Black Sea and not have to depend on Kiev keeping the oil flowing through western Ukraine?
And all this time i thought the Russian military was already involved.
I think Putin is fixing to set himself up as Tsar and is just laying the groundwork, working on recreating the former Russian Empire.
Agree; right now, we need ot preserve our own dwindling military and deal with our own domestic problems.
See, I don’t think so. I think that Putin knows that the old school communism won’t work. He isn’t an idiot. It’s been tried and failed, in some countries it still is going on, but not well. He may want to take back old USSR territories, but I think more of an empire, or a republic is what he is looking for. Not communism.
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Um, the former Russian Tsarist Empire is what I meant and I wasn’t talking about Communism. As for a Republic, the man has been bringing back Romanov symbolism for quite some time. He’s also seen frequently visiting the Pretender, Maria Vladimirovna (whose ancestors have toadied up to every single Russian leader since Stalin).
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