Current Ukrainian Situation: 8/10/16

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:26 pm

That report was four days ago and specified the town of Holivka, which is only 10 - 15 miles NE of Donetsk. My guess it's a duplicate report.
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Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:34 pm

According to Ukrainian military, they have seen no evidence of Russian movement into Ukraine, only troop rotations. This is good news! That being said, who knows how long that will last. Seen on Reuters.

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:38 pm

coldFusionGuy wrote:According to Ukrainian military, they have seen no evidence of Russian movement into Ukraine, only troop rotations. This is good news! That being said, who knows how long that will last. Seen on Reuters.


Thats what I was saying. Just excercises, nothing more...an attack would literally 'Just Happen' if it was already..Suprise is a huge thing. At this point Ukraine Army has extra rations, Loaded RPG's and dug in positions and are alert...and the ukraine airforce is in the sky 24:7 as a deterrant so an attack wont happen right now. Like I said I believe the window for attack passed 24 hours ago once Ukraine began rushing troops to bolster border garrisons.

The rebels may however still use this opportunity to go on the offensive somewhere.

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:43 pm

steve5304 wrote:
coldFusionGuy wrote:According to Ukrainian military, they have seen no evidence of Russian movement into Ukraine, only troop rotations. This is good news! That being said, who knows how long that will last. Seen on Reuters.


Thats what I was saying. Just excercises, nothing more...an attack would literally 'Just Happen' if it was already..Suprise is a huge thing. At this point Ukraine Army has extra rations, Loaded RPG's and dug in positions and are alert...and the ukraine airforce is in the sky 24:7 as a deterrant so an attack wont happen right now. Like I said I believe the window for attack passed 24 hours ago once Ukraine began rushing troops to bolster border garrisons.

The rebels may however still use this opportunity to go on the offensive somewhere.
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Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:45 pm

My friend just die in Odessa.Killed by Russia aremed force.Hope Puttin follow him one day.

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:36 pm

I wasn't aware Russian forces were in Odessa.

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:39 pm

JohnStone wrote:I wasn't aware Russian forces were in Odessa.
If they are, we have a major problem.

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:50 pm

The power and/or internet would have to be down for us to not know about an offensive there.

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:58 pm

I've just done a little bit of investigating through twitter by searching for Odessa in English and Russian and while I didn't find anything on the English tag, I did find some interesting tweets on the Russian tag. Around 5 tweets all said the same thing
На встрече с Павленским в Одессе блогер Адольфыч ранил охранника


Whilst I don't speak Russian at all, Google translate is quite handy at times and this mentions something about an injury / stabbing during a meeting of sorts.

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:05 pm

Yeah, there is a news article from a local news source as well that mentions a fight and the possible death of a man due to a heart attack or stroke, although this could be false and down to a bad google translation.

Source: http://newsdaily.com.ua/post/1355698

I've also found a video from the meeting as well that films some of the fight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FAIOjYlS58

Edit: I did try to embed the YouTube link although for some reason it failed to work correctly.
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