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  •  It looks like Russia, once again, is wasting no (3+ / 0-)

    time and that their "ceasefire" with the Ukrainian military until the 21st was just another in a long string of lies:

    17:10 In Simferopol, the storm of a military unit is continuing, a Ukrainian officer was wounded, reports TSN.

    The storm has been going on for 1,5 hours. Machine guns continue to shoot. Near the military units, there are ambulances and law enforcement vehicles.

    The head of the Naval Armed Forces of Ukraine Counter-Admiral Sergiy Gaiduk stated that during the storming one of the Ukrainian officers was wounded. He was shot in the leg twice.

    “As of 4 p.m. in Simferopol an officer received two gunshot wounds in the leg,” told Gaiduk and added that at the moment the officer’s life is not under threat.

    He also emphasised that cases of kidnapping of soldiers have become more frequently. Overall five soldiers were taken hostage, three have been freed, two more are still being detained by the self-defence. -

    "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle" - Mohammed Nabbous, R.I.P.

    by Lawrence on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 08:26:11 AM PDT

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