Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Ukraine Military Put On Full Combat Alert In Anticipation Of A Russian Invasion

Ukraine Military On Full Combat Alert -- Voice of America

Ukraine's acting president says its military is "on full combat alert" against a possible invasion by Russian troops massed on its border.

Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov says there is a real threat of Russia starting a war against Ukraine's mainland.

Meanwhile, pro-Russian gunmen seized another administrative building in eastern Ukraine, taking control of the city council building in Horlivka. Police say the pro-Russian rebels have also overtaken the regional police department in Horlivka.

Pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk have set a referendum on secession for May 11. A similar vote last month led to Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

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More News On The Ukraine Military Being Put On Full Combat Alert In Anticipation Of A Russian Invasion

Ukraine's Military On Full Alert For Possible Russian Attack -- Reuters
Ukraine: 'full combat alert' for Russia invasion -- The Telegraph
Ukrainian Forces 'On Full Combat Alert' -- Radio Free Europe
Ukraine on 'full combat alert' as president warns threat of Russia starting a war 'is real' --
Ukraine on ‘full combat mode’ against pro-Kremlin insurgents --
Ukraine on 'combat alert' as rebels gain ground -- Ahram Online/AFP
Ukraine forces in 'full military readiness' in case of Russia invasion -- Chicago Tribune


Unknown said...

Full alert or not, it almost doesnt make a difference anyway. Russians forces challenge the US so imagine what it can do to the broken ukrain army....

Ropestuff said...

I'm guessing, and hoping, that when or if Russia mounts a full scale invasion, nobody fires a shot. Those poor people will get torn up if they try to hold back an invasion.