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Video Shows Column of Russian Vehicles, Manned By Chechen Fighters, On Ukraine's Border
The Interpreter Magazine ^ | 08/26/2014

Posted on 08/26/2014 2:01:36 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans

Video Shows Column of Russian Vehicles, Manned By Chechen Fighters, On Ukraine's Border

19:21 (GMT)

In the video below, an enormous column of Russian military vehicles is seen in an unidentified location. The dialogue suggests that they are waiting to enter Ukraine. We have not yet been able to geolocate the video, but we note that there is a column of smoke visible at around 24 seconds in.

The men speaking in the video identify themselves as Chechens.

Amongst the vast quantities of military hardware seen are T-90 tanks, MT-LB armoured personnel carriers and 2S19 Msta self-propelled artillery.

The men are speaking in Chechen, however the uploader has provided a Russian translation in the closed captions of the video. We were able to confirm that the Chechen-language content of the video matches the Russian sub-titles, and that no location is mentioned within the video.

Here is a translation of the Russian closed captions:

[Cameraman]:These guys are going to go on the attack to bring out those who have been left inside.

This whole host is going in to bring out all the dead and wounded.

You can't see the beginning and you can't see the end [of the column]. Yes, invisible.

We're ready to go in.

Allahu akbar...

Everything is in the hands of the Almighty. We will try to return home. And if we do not return forgive us. We are full of courage to go forward.

Allahu akbar...

These are Chechen lads here too.

These tankers are Chechens.

[Tank crewman]: The war is underway, we'll make the Ukrainians *** [removed expletive for FR] themselves.

And all these guys are ready to cross the Terek.

And we will rip apart those fascists.

Protect us Almighty from all evil.

[Cameraman]:Allahu akbar.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: jihad
The link is a live thread, which means stuff gets updated and individual entries get pushed down. Scroll down to see the video itself.
1 posted on 08/26/2014 2:01:36 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Wait a minute, Chechens? With Russian hardware?

Is this another ‘the enemy of my enemy is my friend’ proxy war?


2 posted on 08/26/2014 2:04:11 PM PDT by InsidiousMongo
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To: InsidiousMongo

Russia has been sending Chechen fighters into Ukraine for months. Hundreds of their corpses have been returned to Russia during that period.


3 posted on 08/26/2014 2:08:56 PM PDT by Agog
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To: InsidiousMongo
There is a lot of disinformation directed from the Kremlin towards American conservatives to paint Russia as a defender of Christian values against Islam. In all actuality, the exact opposite is true. Case in point, Chechnya, now that Russia has dominated it, is controlled by a puppet who is also transforming Chechnya into a new Islamic caliphate, albeit one subservient to Russian goals:

"The Kadyrovs were once rebels themselves. Then they switched sides. Since Akhmat's death, the Kremlin has relied on Ramzan and his armed militia to put down the insurgency and to rebuild Chechnya.

snip

There are sushi bars, beauty parlours, skyscrapers, even a "karaoke comedy club". Billions of dollars of aid from Moscow have funded the facelift and helped the Chechen capital rise from the rubble.

While rebuilding Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov is promoting what he calls "traditional Islam": it is making Chechnya feel less and less part of Russia.

snip

Alcohol is no longer freely available in the shops; there are segregated sports facilities for men and women; at the computer store, you can buy an iPad and pick up a free copy of the Koran; painted on the ceiling of my Grozny hotel room is an arrow pointing towards Mecca.

"I'm terrified. I think 10 years from now, we'll have raised a whole generation of religious extremists”

Anonymous Chechen woman

Under Mr Kadyrov, there is also a stricter Islamic dress code. I meet one woman who tells me that she had been threatened for not wearing a headscarf in public.

She is deeply concerned by the policy of Islamisation. Fearing reprisals, the woman asks to remain anonymous."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-19627632

The Russians not only use Chechens to invade other countries, but they even use them as expendable hit-squads to kill people within the country.

4 posted on 08/26/2014 2:10:02 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

KGB Putin also sent jihadist Chechen “peacekeepers” to Lebanon in 2006 to protect Hizballah from Israel.


5 posted on 08/26/2014 2:13:49 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

The long line of armor is equally chilling...Ukr Army had better brace for impact!


6 posted on 08/26/2014 2:25:19 PM PDT by donozark (The voices inside my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!)
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To: InsidiousMongo

The Russians have a history of sending their Chechens to slaughter Christians, but don’t remind our “Putin is the Savior of Christianity”-type FReepers. They run away, and we prefer that they stay so that we can make fun of them.


7 posted on 08/26/2014 2:55:31 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Some hardware traded for more dirt napping muzzys? Win/win if they got paid for the hardware.


8 posted on 08/26/2014 2:56:10 PM PDT by soycd
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

I am sure it will be an “accident” or something


9 posted on 08/26/2014 2:59:53 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Ukraine has no T-90’s

Kind of hard to pretend that it was captured by “rebels”


10 posted on 08/26/2014 3:01:05 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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I am sure it will be an “accident” or something

Oops. They took a wrong turn at the Grozny Cutoff.

11 posted on 08/26/2014 3:09:34 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: 1rudeboy

Which is why Russians should never be trusted.


12 posted on 08/26/2014 3:10:40 PM PDT by InsidiousMongo
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

This could also be a Russian misinformation campaign


13 posted on 08/26/2014 3:12:34 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

An accident they meant to take Jihad Hwy to kill infidels, but Ukrainian infidels will do and Ayatollah Putin is paying.

Saying right now Putin also wants a southeast Ukraine land bridge to Crimea.


14 posted on 08/26/2014 3:25:18 PM PDT by free_life (If you ask Jesus to forgive you and to save you, He will.)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

I can’t find the video, is it on youtube?


15 posted on 08/26/2014 3:25:59 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: Husker24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNCP8qvoYtU

It is indeed in the link, but it is a Live thread, so you would need to scroll down until you spot the relevant story (for future reference to Interpreter live threads).

16 posted on 08/26/2014 3:34:21 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Found it.


17 posted on 08/26/2014 3:40:26 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Chechen Muzzies, of course, are well known for their forgive and forget attitudes. There is no way they would ever take these tanks that they were given and trained on, and turn them on Mother Russia just because of a little genocidal mayhem a while back. No. Genocidal mayhem is what Muzzies do best, and they appreciate Putin’s craftsmanship in their favorite hobby.


18 posted on 08/26/2014 4:49:43 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Russia has laws giving special protection to “historically Russian” religions — Islam among them.


19 posted on 08/26/2014 5:43:51 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: GeronL

“This could also be a Russian misinformation campaign”

It was reported 3 weeks ago that “Babay”, (rebel leader Alexander Mozhaev), had returned home, and was recruiting a unit of Cossacks, Chechens, and other Caucasians to fight for the DPR.

Might be that bunch.

The rebel leaders that had been in constant combat since Slovyansk began were given a break, it seems.


20 posted on 08/27/2014 10:34:53 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf

Recruited by rebels and picked up some T-90 tanks at a Wal-Mart on the way to Ukraine?


21 posted on 08/27/2014 10:39:09 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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