President Turchynov replaces law enforcement in Eastern Ukraine

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Address of Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov to the nation

Dear fellow citizens

Events in the East of our country have demonstrated the inaction, helplessness, and sometimes the criminal betrayal of members of our law enforcement agencies in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

This is one of the main reasons for the low effectiveness and lack of results of Ukrainian law enforcement in the struggle against terrorism. Continue reading

February 20, 2014, 20:08 Armed Forces Dispatched for Anti-Terrorist Operation

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) sent 1500 paratroopers, 400 Marines and special ops troops to Kyiv to carry out an anti-terrorist operation.

This was reported by Artem Shevchenko, journalist and host of TVi channel’s program “Znak oklyku!” on his Facebook page.

“My trusted source at the General Staff of Ukrainian Armed Forces reports: ‘Armed forces are moving on Kyiv: 1500 paratroopers, 400 Marines and special operations troops. They have been mobilized by order of the SBU to carry out an anti-terrorist operation. Very likely, the dispersal of protesters will take place soon. The officers are staff lieutenants and contractors. The mood is so-so. Approximately 70% of them definitely do not want to fight the people.’

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