Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ukraine February 26th SITREP: A Ukrainian Smørrebrød

Nothing major has happened over the past 24 hours, but a lot of small but interesting things have happened in the past couple of days.  What I propose to do first today is to list them with a URL to the original source:

A Ukrainian Smørrebrød:

According to a recent poll of the Latvian TV station TV3 82% of their viewers say that Russian media info is trustworthy.  Get the details here in English from FortRuss:

Iraqi Army Downs Two British Planes Carrying Weapons for ISIL Terrorists

There are no reports in the Western mainstream media pertaining to this issue.

This report is based on statements emanating from the Iraq parliament, with photographic evidence. We have not been in a position to corroborate this report by FARS News.
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Iraq’s army has shot down two British planes as they were carrying weapons for the ISIL terrorists in Al-Anbar province, a senior lawmaker disclosed on Monday.

82% of Lithuanian viewers support Russia

Translated by Kristina Rus

Lithuanian TV station TV3 held a survey which aimed to discredit Russia, but the results were just the opposite.

The viewers were asked: "Do you see a growth in Russian propaganda in Lithuania?".

Die Zeit: Azov Battalion recruits Ukrainians in Germany through social media

Die Zeit: Azov Battalion recruits Ukrainians in Germany through social media

By Volker Siefert

Translated from Russian by J.Hawk

The Ukrainian diaspora is providing material assistance to Kiev’s army, writes Die Zeit. It is operating through social media, which is also used to recruit volunteers for the right-radical formations such as Azov and UNA-UNSO. Experts consider this a major source of danger, since the extremists who are earning political capital in the conflict are not interested in a diplomatic resolution.

Kharkov experts gather in Russia to discuss a creation of Kharkov Republic days before the terrorist attack

February 25, 2015
Mikhail Slobodskoy - Stoletie
Translated by Kristina Rus

In Belgorod on February 20, a round table was held, called "Kharkov-2015: how to avoid socio-economic and humanitarian disaster in the region." To discuss current and future problems of their region gathered the representatives of public organizations and movements, journalist, expert, legal community of Kharkov region

To find the common ground the Kharkov "maidanites" were invited to the meeting, however, as it turned out, they received threats from the "competent authorities" of Ukraine, prohibiting participation in the event, which was announced in social networks of the Internet, and already at this stage, caused a strong reaction.


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