Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, August 17, 2014

Tensions flared in Ukraine as the government said its army destroyed part of a column of military vehicles that crossed the border from Russia, even as Vladimir Putin denies any military presence. President Petro Poroshenko said Ukrainian forces destroyed part of a column that had arrived from Russia. The government in Kiev has for months said that separatist rebels in its easternmost regions are receiving support from Russia, which backs them with artillery fire. Russia has repeatedly denied any involvement in the Ukrainian unrest.


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Putin, under increasing international pressure for allegedly supporting the separatists, pledged during a visit to Crimea this week that he would work to halt the conflict.


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Ukrainians are developing some big... er, a lot of gumption.

Didn't think they had it in them.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2014-08-15 11:41 AM | Reply | Flag:

Let's hope that those truck in the 'aid' convoy are carry aid, and not weapons and ammo...

#2 | Posted by catdog at 2014-08-17 01:46 PM | Reply | Flag:

Let us not forget, the Russians killed more Ukrainians that Hitler killed Jews. They may not trust them, some of them might even hate them. Also remember many of the ethnic Russians are transplants from the old Soviet Union moved there by force, because the Ukraine was so depopulated after WWII, they were needed to bet the farms running. The Ukraine, has always been the bread basket of Russia.

#3 | Posted by docnjo at 2014-08-18 12:18 AM | Reply | Flag:

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