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B]Annexation of Crimea was not an accidental operation. It started w 2003 Tuzla conflict - Voronchenko's interview ENG [/B]http://krymsos.com/en/news/generalle...ikta-na-tuzle/
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NYT: #Russia fires dozens of officers in #Baltic region
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/01/wo...gion.html?_r=0

Predetermined Trials of #CrimeanMuslims as terror "to show who's boss”
http://khpg.org/en/index.php?id=1467160325

Kremlin's main propaganda centre in Western Europe #Berlin
http://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/d.../13816272.html
In German....

"Behind the bullying & disruption of pro-Western governments bordering #Russia lies a clash of ideas"
http://europe.newsweek.com/why-nato-...s-476258?rm=eu

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Russian party is starting again......

14:30 Skirmish with mortars in #Shyrokyne area still ongoing.


From one of the Russian party's yesterday.....
Artillery attack near Lohvynove yesterday
http://liveuamap.com/en/2016/3-july-...nove-yesterday
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.@InformNapalm posted video of hacked email of #Rus journo Zenin how separatists shelled #Nikishino village Jan 2015 https://informnapalm.org/23857-vzlom...rel-nikishino/

Russia's Def Min Shoigu orders Rus military planes to start using transponders over Baltic. Who ordered opposite? https://twitter.com/AnnalenaLauren/s...17365495717888

Apparently Putin decided to order to turn transponders on at the prompting of Finnish President Sauli Niinisto.

Article in #Italian about mercenaries from #Italy #ITA, who fight in occup. #Donbas against #Ukraine for Kremlin
http://www.stopfake.org/it/foreign-fighter-italiani/

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Dmitry Tymchuk: Military update 03.07

Posted on July 3, 2016

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Operational data from Information Resistance:

Russian-terrorist troops in Donbas continue shelling the positions of Ukrainian troops and settlements under Ukrainian control, as well as settlements under terrorist control. During the last 24 hours, the situation began to deteriorate. Militants opened fire practically along the entire demarcation line, using heavy weapons, including 122 mm cannon artillery and armored vehicles (both light infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers, as well as heavy tanks).

Constant enemy fire attacks from small arms, light and heavy machine grenade launchers, including anti-tank LNG-9M and automatic AGS-17, 82- and 120 mm mortars were observed near Avdiivka and its outskirts (including “Butovka” mine, Opytne, Tsarska Okhota, “Shakhta,” and Pisky), Dokuchajevsk (including Berezove, Yasne, and Novotroitske), Horlivka on the perimeter from Novhorodske to Holmivskyi (militants are particularly active in the area of Mayorskyiv–Zhovanka–Zaitseve), almost across the entire Svitlodarsk arch (from Svitlodarsk to Novozvanivka), almost the entire seaside flank (from Hranitne to Shyrokyne) and areas to the west and south of Donetsk, including Mar‘inka and Krasnohorivka, Shchastia–Stanytsia Luhanska (in the latter area, the enemy was particularly active in the nighttime).

Terrorists twice shelled the positions of ATO forces in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska from a BMP-1, from their positions to the northeast of Veselenke, firing also from large-caliber machine guns and AGS-17, providing cover for the maneuvers of armored vehicles.

Moreover, militants opened fire twice from 122 mm artillery in the Donetsk area, namely from camouflaged positions between the village of Vesele and Stratonavtiv Street (three 122 mm self-propelled 2S1 “Carnation” guns); the shells from 56-58 rounds spread in the fields between Netaylove– Yasnobrodivka–Tonenke. Meanwhile, terrorists attempted to correct artillery fire using UAVs.

In addition, the enemy used artillery applied in the area of Styla. A firing battery (four D-30/D-30A 122 mm guns) opened rapid fire on advanced settlements and strongholds of the ATO forces. Militants fired about 35 rounds during the raid on Ukrainian troop positions in the vicinity of Viktorivka and north of Bohdanivka.

In the area of Avdiivka, terrorists fired from tank weapons. A militant tank fired up to 10 rounds from masked positions in the area of the 251.2 elevation, mainly with RP-shells, towards ATO forces’ positions in the industrial area, after which the tank moved back to the terrorist positions. The tank’s departure was covered by mortar fire (from at least a full battery of 82 mm mortars) from the direction of the “Hospodar” market.

Of particular importance are increasing enemy attacks that purposefully use anti-tank missile systems to destroy ATO forces’ light armored vehicles located directly at the front line. Analysis of the militant anti-tank missile system detachments shows that in the course of their work, the militants are actively using information obtained from enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups on the ground, who refine and ‘tag’ the targets (including benchmarks and tracking the movements of ATO forces’ armored vehicles). For example, in the vicinity of the 175.9 elevation (located south of Sokilnyky) militants set up an “anti-transport ambush” by carrying out two strikes from anti-tank missile systems in the “greenery” at previously explored positions of Ukrainian armored vehicles (both shots missed their targets).

The situation remains difficult in Dokuchajevsk where militants are actively trying to push Ukrainian units as far away from the settlement as possible; armed confrontations are in their fourth day in the area. Terrorist infantry groups continue to infiltrate the flanks and junctures of embankments and the advanced positions of the ATO forces from time to time, in order to force Ukrainian troops to withdraw at least to the Mariupol–Donetsk highway, or even all the way to Novotroitsk. The main point of tension is an advanced ATO forces’ position at the so-called “gray waste heaps” (an elevation south of the Central quarry dumps), which effectively prevents terrorists from operating [in areas] south of Dokuchajevsk, because it allows the ATO forces to sweep all the entrances to the city from this direction.

In addition to attacks and provocations, the enemy actively regroups its personnel and equipment, equipping several units and detachments, both on the front line and in the second tier. Of particular importance is the transfer of crossing means to the area between the settlements of Shchastia and Zhovte. In addition, attention should be paid to the fortification of Stakhanov–Alchevsk enemy groups – the IR group has detected the transfer of at least one militant “motorized infantry battalion” using several convoys from the direction of Lutuhyne and Petrovskyi (14 MT-LB and BMP-1 and ten vehicles passed through Bile [“Bee-leh´”], 15-16 armored vehicles passed through Seleznivka–Perevalsk, including a BMP-1, BMP-2, MT-LB, five BTR-70 and BTR-80, and 14-15 motor vehicles, including 8 vehicles, part of a mortar battery (120-mm mortars). The transfer was carried out in small groups (likely platoons) over a period of two days.

In addition, a secret transfer of a militant tank platoon and eight armored vehicles was observed in Olenivka; the transfer was carried out by bypassing the settlement from the east. The enemy also transferred eight APCs from the eastern part of the Petrovskyi district of Donetsk via the Donetsk Bypass road towards the south. The enemy continuously supplies ammunition in the Styla area. According to preliminary data, militants set up an advanced base in the eastern part of the Petrovskyi district of Donetsk or behind it in the are toward Lisne.

In an area from Staromykhailivka and to the north of it, up to Spartak and Putylivka, militants have launched a network of mobile roadblocks and checkpoints in the tactical and operational-tactical zone. In effect, they have “closed” the entire northwest corner of Donetsk, south of Avdiivka, and the Donetsk International Airport. The purpose of these activities is currently being assessed – most likely, a large terrorist formation will be set up and deployed in the area.
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Russian party is starting again......

14:30 Skirmish with mortars in #Shyrokyne area still ongoing.


From one of the Russian party's yesterday.....
Artillery attack near Lohvynove yesterday
http://liveuamap.com/en/2016/3-july-...nove-yesterday
pic.twitter.com/NysbevEWT9
Battle at #Shyrokyne is still ongoing, can be heard in #Mariupol.
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Kremlin's main propaganda centre in Western Europe #Berlin
http://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/d.../13816272.html
In German....

"Behind the bullying & disruption of pro-Western governments bordering #Russia lies a clash of ideas"
http://europe.newsweek.com/why-nato-...s-476258?rm=eu
Putin associate opens #Russia friendly Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in Germany
http://www.dw.stfi.re/en/putin-assoc...110?sf=wvrdpxk
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News of Donbas @novostidnua_en
"DPR" militants' "brigade commander" killed in #Makiivka. - Social nets.

http://novosti.dn.ua/details/276370/

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Yes, one can hear and see Russia fulfilling Minsk accords every night all along the contact line in #Donbas. https://twitter.com/uatodaytv/status/749855812810604544

Russia has crossed into Ukraine 12 times in last week - MoD Ukraine:
20 tanks, 17 AFVs, 260 t ammo, 1100 t fuel.

High intensity of combat actions stands: Rus's proxies fired 61 times upon Ukr troops over last day. 38 in Donetsk sect - ATO press center

Pro Russians shelled residential areas in #Toretsk last night, house was hit:
http://espreso.tv/news/2016/07/04/bo...rayony_torecka

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Telegram Bug Leaks Russian TV News Station’s Internal Chats to Random User · Global Voices
https://globalvoices.org/2016/07/01/...o-random-user/
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To US readers and commenters everywhere on this globe.....Happy 4th of July....some of us though like in Berlin have to work today ......

German hot dogs are just not like the US ones.....

Stay safe where ever you are on this 4th.....the world is sadly not a safe place anymore....
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Rus. army colonel from Ussuriysk Bushuev Alexander was killed in Hartsyz'k
http://liveuamap.com/en/2016/3-july-...-of-1-dnr-army
pic.twitter.com/BMIUBlMpdb

ATO spox: Intelligence Russian Colonel Aleksandr Bushuyev had personal conflicts with his commanders, rank-and-file...PERHAPS the first ever report of "red on red killing".....

!!! #Maryinka under fire. Mines are falling 800 m away from the queue at the the checkpoint.
http://novosti.dn.ua/details/276384/

Toretsk
Casualties in UAF, till 9AM to the hospital brought 1 KIA and 5 WIAs, all seriously wounded.
https://twitter.com/gg_artem/status/749904388806832128

ATO spox: Police from Avdiyivka detained a militant who had been patrolling enemy checkpoints during city occupation

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ATO spox: Militant casualties: 5 militants KIA, 6 WIA from three militant units

ATO spox: Ukrainian troops spotted 4 militant drones. One of them was launched from Russian territory

ATO spox: Donetsk sector: Militants used artillery by Zaitseve, Pisky; mortars near Horlivka, Avdiivka, Donetsk airport area

ATO spox: Russia-backed militants violated ceasefire 2 times near Novooleksandrivka, Luhansk region. Sniper fire spotted on Bakhmut road

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Check out the IPHR's report on cross border artillery shelling from Russia into Ukraine
http://iphronline.org/new-report-doc...-20160629.html

Russian troops near Ukraine's borders may exceed 70,000 by 2018 - intel
http://www.unian.info/war/1399044-ru...018-intel.html

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"Jul02 another party of dead orcs delivered to №Debaltseve central hospital's morgue, dunno how many&where fr/"
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Kyiv urges Russia to disclose whereabouts of children illegally taken out of Ukraine…
http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/gener...medium=twitter

Rus EU envoy: a Russian's complicity in the terrorist attack in Turkey is a lesson to the EU proving the need for cooperation with Russia
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Burning cottage cheese made in #Russia- without any milk
A result of #Putin's food embargo against #EU
https://youtu.be/xkPg8XjssrE

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Russian parties are on again tonight........

22:27 #Makiivka #Gvardeyka @vuiko65 private housing area: metal chatters after the salvos , I don't know where it goes, not less than 152mm

22:24 #Horlivka @Miloviz Artillery joins from the direction #block5 - oak grove

Donetsk now
Heavy outgoing and also some incoming fire.


22:18 #Horlivka
Last night will be repeated. In Zaytsevo-Mayorsk area battle with small arms and mortars.
https://twitter.com/_GivNeyt_/status/750046246748979201

22:17 #Horlivka @thunderbolt1488 #Zhovanka: shooting combat with mortars and machine guns

22:15 NW #Horlivka @thunderbolt1488 it sounds loud

22:11 #Donetsk @TaylerRid The secnd round started. In short, the evening began

22:10 @rjpthjuljytwr [fb]
#Makiivka #Vostochnyi: single booms, NW
#Donetsk #Mariupol fork: one can hear strong landings, like further south

22:08 #Donetsk #Tekstilschik @peace_Donetsk listening to booming from all sides

22:07 #Donetsk @relictDon Noisy from the directions of #Azotnyi, #Hirnyak, #Lidiivka

22:07 #Starobesheve @GirkinGirkin It booms

22:06 #Donetsk @PVB40 [fb] #Avtomagazine is shocked, we got out of a habit! Heavy salvos, D-30 or like that

22:06 #Donetsk #Tekstilschik @BylByleva [vk] salvos and landings at once

22:06 #Donetsk @PVB40 Wow, for the last couple of minutes it rumbles strongly

22:05 #Donetsk @rjpthjuljytwr [fb] #Gladkovka: Noisy. Incomings are heard. And something heavy [=outgoings]

22:04 #Donetsk @DonetskiYa #Oktyabr: heavy weapons work

22:01 #Donetsk @BylByleva The west booms, heavies

22:00 #Krasnohorivka @hyeva_maryinka [vk] far booms

21:56 #Horlivka @tgorlovka_news Meanwhile in the area of #Zaytseve-#Mayorsk firing continues

21:45 #Marinka @hyeva_maryinka [vk] they ceased a bit

21:30 #Donetsk #Gladkovka @rjpthjuljytwr [ok.ru] listening to skirmishes in #airport and #Yasynuvata CP dir'ns, and periodic booms

21:24 [#Taramchuk area] @manbad2017 #Marinka makes noise bit at time

21:05 #Donetsk @axilles666 #Marinka-#Trudovski: intensity doesn't descrease, tank is shelling...

21:03 #Horlivka @gipsogolovij RU ceased

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Julia Davis @JuliaDavisNews
In tense confrontation with #Russia, a battle over history suggests Cold War never ended
http://wpo.st/zgEk1
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Burning cottage cheese made in #Russia- without any milk
A result of #Putin's food embargo against #EU

https://youtu.be/xkPg8XjssrE
AFP news agency ‏@AFP
"When you have just 300 rubles ($4.7, 4.2 euros) to feed your family for the week, you won't be so picky."

Putin's food embargo is fueling a massive Russian mafia driven/controlled counterfeit dairy industry........

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War in eastern #Ukraine further escalates.
Bus in western #Donetsk city hit by 120 mm mortar.
2 civilians injured.

Apparently a Russian troop/mercenary fired "short round".....
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Ukrainian MP Accused Of Corruption Is Stripped Of Immunity But Has Fled To Moscow
http://www.interpretermag.com/day-869/

Russia is running out one of their three sovereign funds...
Exclusive: Russia to empty one of its sovereign funds next year - ministry proposal

http://reut.rs/29e0efJ

Ukraine seeks to set up joint production of lethal weapons with U.S. – Ambassador
http://www.unian.info/politics/14015...mbassador.html

Russian tries another economic blockade of Ukrainian trucks.....last time Ukraine blocked Russian trucks in return and the Poles blocked as well...so in the end Russia caved....trying it again it seems....

Russia stopped/arrested already 50 #Ukraine trucks at the #Belarus border due to today launched ban on transit. https://twitter.com/UnianInfo/status/750269500004638720

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