Dmitry Tymchuk’s Military Blog: Summary – June 18, 2014

Dmitry Tymchuk’s Military Blog: Summary – June 18, 2014

Voices of Ukraine

Dmitry Tymchuk, Coordinator, Information Resistance
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine

Brothers and sisters!

information_resistance_logo_engHere’s the Summary for June 18, 2014 (for previous summary, please see Summary for June 17).

The bad news:

1. The “Aidar” Battalion got ambushed near Luhansk. It suffered losses. Units of the ATO [anti-terorrist operation] forces that came to their aid also suffered serious losses.

Eternal memory to the heroes.

The security officials claim that the tragedy occurred because of the lack of coordination between the “Aidar” Battalion and the ATO forces. I totally agree that any operation should have unified leadership. But I also agree with one of my friends, who wrote in the [Facebook] comments: when volunteers like this from “Azov” [Battalion] freed [the city of] Mariupol, it was presented as an ATO success. And the tragedy with “Aidar” was presented as a tragic miscalculation of the volunteers’.

I am sure…

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