Russia's Little Green Men Enter Simon Ostrovsky Returns To Eastern 1 day ago   04:36

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Russia has invaded the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine and taken over its civilian and military infrastructure. Not a shot has been fired so far, but Russia is using its superior force to intimidate Ukrainian troops in an attempt to get them to surrender.

Russia claims it wants to stabilize the situation on the peninsula, which has a large Russian population, but Ukraine's new government regards the move as an occupation of its sovereign territory.

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Judean People's Front
The Balaclava Navy Base wasn't captured. It welcomed their fellow Russians
Judean People's Front
"Intimidation" could be an excuse for why Ukr troops didn't fight but it doesn't explain why thousands f Ukr troops volunteered to quit and join the Russian military does it?
Judean People's Front
So if they're from bases in Crimea and there legally, it's not an invasion is it Simon.
Marcus Mcrae
lol, Putin's excuse for entering Crimea is the same as Hitlers for invading Czechoslovakia!
burnt f1ames
They don’t look little but they are green
Geo Diver
Stupid title for fake news. If Russia enters Ukraine there will be no Ukraine anymore
Skersaroony
WhY aRe My MaNs GuNs NoT lOaDeD
Police Vauxhall Astra
Oh look, Gordon Freeman become a Reporter
Shikhar J Dutta
Russia- Invaders Ukraine and takes over ..
Ukrainian military - *am I a joke to you?
Mark Gonzales
Russia don’t want smoke with the us
Bidhan Roy
Okay but USA has been doing this for decades
xJGB // Gaming
They are anything but little lol
Danius Von Gailis
()ewish smuck reporters lol. No good for Israel . Thank God Russia took what's theirs .
Danius Von Gailis
Thank God they did took back Crimea from ()ewish plans.
A Kind Anon
Ironic, the UK saying Russia just can take a part of a country just like that, look at the Malvinas in Argentina

UK and US are bringers of death and misery to this world
Brian
Why are Russians like this? We humans are one species all living in a dying and polluted planet. Instead of finding and making the future better for the generations to come they chose to destroy peace and lives
Keith Manning
Pure genius from Putin. Respect.
TheLightningwrath
It's like canadians moving to the US and then because there are a lot of Canadians in one state, Canada decides they should just annex it and then they send troops to that one state. If that's not an act of war idk what is
Gas mask Lad
This is why Ukraine needs a militia
Lina pramono
Petro phoroshenko adalah Badut Amerika.....
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Simon Ostrovsky Returns To Eastern Russia's Little Green Men Enter 1 day ago   10:38

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Earlier this month, a number of pro-Russia checkpoints around the Donetsk region were taken by Ukrainian forces, in an attempt to encircle the city of Sloviansk, a stronghold for the pro-Russia insurgents. Here, VICE News reporter Simon Ostrovsky embeds at one of the checkpoints with the Ukrainian National Guard, a volunteer militia made up of people who were protesting at the Kiev Maidan just a few short, but eventful, months ago. Simon spent the night in the dark basement of a police station with some of the men, as heavy fire and fighting rumbled above them.

Ukraine's presidential elections are scheduled for Sunday, but with this volatile situation in the east of the country, it's starting to look a lot more like a war.

"Deadliest Rebel Attack on Ukrainian Military Kills at Least 14" - https://news.vice.com/article/deadliest-rebel-attack-on-ukrainian-military-kills-at-least-14

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