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Novorussia/Ukraine update 8\22\2015..Minsk2: A Rotting Corpse

Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:44
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Minsk -2: A Rotting Corpse

….Indeed, we see in Ukraine the expression of the Anglo-American-German political purpose: the desire to force Russia to submit to their will. They failed in World War I. The attempt failed again in World War II. The so–called Cold War succeeded in bankrupting the socialist state but the capitalist state that rose from that sad decline is gathering its strength once again and refuses to submit to any one’s diktats. And so the NATO coup in Kiev, in order to take Ukraine away from Russian influence as the Nazis tried to do in World War II.

But the Kiev-NATO cabal cannot break the will of the peoples of the Donbas nor of Russia and so the constant attacks, the constant propaganda, the constant turning of the economic screws.

These actions are all illegal under international law and the laws of war. They are violations of the principles and articles of the UN Charter. They are violations of several Geneva Conventions and other international treaties. The attacks on civilians are war crimes. The use of prohibited weaponry, in these attacks, is a war crime. The collective punishment of entire populations is a war crime. The use of economic warfare is a war crime. Yet nothing is done by any western government to stop it nor does the International Criminal Court lay any charges where it can. Instead it stands by and condones these crimes by its inaction.

…On August 18th the Russian Foreign Ministry called for all sides to adhere to the Minsk agreements and expressed concern that the “bellicose rhetoric coming from Ukraine which is encouraged by a number of its foreign patrons, causes major concern and clearly attests to the intention to prepare the public opinion for another attempt to resolve the Ukrainian crisis by force. Under the circumstances, all responsibility for the negative consequences of such provocative actions will be borne by the current Ukrainian authorities.” Ominous words.

When the Minsk Agreements were signed in February I wrote an article doubting that the Kiev-NATO side had any intention of using it except as a means of pausing their operations in order to reorganise and prepare for the next offensive. My doubts proved justified.

The only way forward is to resolve the conflict at the political level on the basis of the recognition of the right to self-rule and autonomy for the Donbas republics, the creation of a federal state to assure ethnic stability, and the commitment by Ukraine that it will be a neutral state and not part of any plan to “contain” Russia, a plan that can only lead to world war.

But the NATO puppets in charge of Ukraine do not act in the interests of Ukraine. They act in the interests of the masters of war who have no concern for humanity in general or Ukrainians in particular and if they continue their operations they will not succeed in uniting Ukraine but only in laying it waste.

Christopher Black

Lugansk republic ready to carry out prisoner swap immediately

on: August 22, 2015

The Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) does not hamper the process of prisoner exchange with the Ukrainian side and is prepared to carry out a prisoner swap immediately, LPR envoy to the Contact Group on Ukraine Vladislav Deynego told a press briefing at the LuganskInformTsentr news agency on Friday.

“We are ready to carry out a prisoner swap immediately,” he said.

Deynego noted that recently the Ukrainian side had repeatedly accused the Luhansk and Donetsk republics of failing to comply with the provisions of the agreements reached in the Belarusian capital Minsk. “In particular, Kiev claims that we hamper the prisoner exchange process. The events of recent days have proved the complete absurdity of these allegations,” he said.

The LPR envoy recalled that the two republics had offered another prisoner swap to the Ukrainian side. “To do this, we, demonstrating goodwill and a desire for a peaceful resolution of the conflict, have handed over [to the Ukrainian side] a list of ten Ukrainian combatants taken prisoner at different times,” he said.

However, Kiev, using various tricks, avoids carrying out the swaps, Deynego noted.

According to him, the republic’s leaders realized that the captured Ukrainian servicemen had executed the orders of their commanders by “taking part in the war in Donbas unleashed by Kiev.”

“There are no oligarchs among them, they are ordinary people,” Deynego said. “These people deceived by the Kiev regime are not our enemies. Practically all of them have retired parents. I suspect that, if we held captive relatives of the current Ukrainian leaders, the prisoner swap issue would have long been resolved.”

Deynego added that the Lugansk republic once again offered the Ukrainian authorities to carry out a prisoner exchange. “I take this opportunity to appeal to relatives of the Ukrainian combatants who are in our captivity. I state officially that it’s not our fault that your dear and near ones have not returned home yet,” he said.


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