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Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion

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  • Re:Which Invasion? (Score:3, Interesting)

    by DocSavage64109 (799754) on Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:30AM (#47806187)
    Interesting point of view. There seems to be a pretty major propaganda war going on over Russia and Ukraine, and I wonder which parts are truth...
  • Re:Which Invasion? (Score:4, Interesting)

    by IamTheRealMike (537420) <> on Tuesday September 02, 2014 @11:03AM (#47807681) Homepage

    Yes, but the tanks and artillery the "separatists" keep popping up with are coming from somewhere. At this late stage in the game, they certainly aren't Ukrainian remnants that the separatists have captured in those Ukrainian territories - those were used and destroyed many months ago.

    Really? I was reading in the Guardian (which has proven itself to be woefully biased in the past few months) that the separatists were surrounding and capturing Ukranian army units just last week. What's more, in the past days we've been reading about waves of deserters from the Ukrainian army. Nobody is claiming the separatists are armed only with stuff they got months ago. They're claiming, and so is Kiev, that they've been able to obtain large quantities of arms from the fleeing, conscript-based Ukrainian army.

    Meanwhile Poroshenko is trying to claim that there's an Russian army rolling around in his country ...... yet so far nobody has been able to actually find it. An entire army! Over 1000 soldiers and 100 tanks! Such a unit requires support vehicles, a tent town, supply lines .... so where is it? Maybe it's sort of like invasion by aid convoy.

If the code and the comments disagree, then both are probably wrong. -- Norm Schryer