Dmitry Tymchuk: Military Summary for May 2, 2014 – The bad, the heroic, and finally some action.
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Although it’s a holiday in Ukraine, here is a brief Summary for May 2, 2014– today was a very eventful day (for the previous day’s summary, please see the Summary for April 30).
The bad news:
ODESA. This lovely city and its wonderful people have become hostages of the maniacal games of pro-Russian scum. Their goal was clear–to divert the attention of security forces from the operation in Sloviansk at any cost. As a result, dozens of people are dead.
Odesa law enforcement officers showed their worst side. In one example, according to our data, a bus with “Colorado beetles” [pro-Russian protesters who wear orange and black striped ribbons] was detained at the entrance to Odessa, and then handed over to local police. But by order of a very high police official, they released all of them–immediately. The police…
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