Friday, May 30, 2014

Pro-Russian Separatists Prepare For Ukraine Military Attack As The Fighting Continues

Situation in Luhansk. © RIA Novosti. Evgeny Biyatov

Russian-Led Rebels Dig In For Ukraine Attack -- Al Jazeera

Vostok Battalion takes over Donetsk government HQ, removing rebel administration and preparing defences against attack.

Donetsk, Ukraine - Russian-led paramilitaries are fortifying Donetsk’s provincial government building after kicking out separatist administrators, signalling a shift in power as rebels prepare for an expected assault by Ukrainian troops.

The Russian-dominated Vostok Battalion was securing the building on Friday, a day after it removed local separatist fighters and accused them of looting shops while they engaged Ukrainian forces at the city’s international airport earlier this week.

Vostok soldiers set up defences outside of the building, including an anti-aircraft gun, and bulldozed barricades to create a "free-fire zone" to prepare for an expected attack by Ukrainian soldiers.

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More News On the Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

Over 20 Ukrainian Personnel Killed During Special Op in East – Defense Ministry -- RIA Novosti
Ukraine Rebels Outfox Army to Dent Poroshenko Troop Goal -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Fearing Kiev's jets, Ukraine's rebels hold their ground -- Haaretz
In pictures: Ukrainian security forces fight Pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk -- The Telegraph


James said...

After examining this headline picture and the one with the story below, one question leaps out to me, Why is it no one in the Ukraine can parallel park?

War News Updates Editor said...

I thought that the Chinese were bad drivers .... but I hate to admit it but eastern Europeans .... they take the cake.

James said...

Worse than Koreans and Mexicans?!?! God helps us!