60,000 Russian troops mass near Ukraine border — Parubiy

Andriy Parubiy

Andriy Parubiy 

2015/03/28 • News

Russia has concentrated some 60,000 troops on the Ukrainian border, and the likelihood of a full-scale Russian attack remains high, said First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy on TV channel 5 on Saturday, March 28.

According to Parubiy, Ukraine is forced to spend millions of hryvnias to create a defensive multilevel zone.

“The likelihood of a full-scale attack by Russian armies is high and remains high. All our intelligence indicates it. There is a concentration of Russian troops on the border and not only in Donetsk and Luhansk but extending up to Kharkiv, a huge expansion of Russian troops is taking place,” he said.

In an interview with Novoe Vremia NV.ua on Friday, March 27, Parubiy said the next invasion could take place before May 9 and would be designed to dramatically “demonstrate the might of the Russian army.”

Therefore, he said he was continuing discussions with U.S. representatives regarding the supplying of weapons to Ukraine. We must not say “if they (Russians) go to Mariupol.” We need the weapons now.

Earlier, it was reported that Russian troops and local gangs operating in the Donbas were using the ceasefire to actively regroup and transport supplies, restoring combat readiness and forming attack groups in areas of likely attack, namely near Stanytsia Luhansk and Shchastia.

Translated by: Anna Mostovych
Source: Espreso TV
Source: Pravda
Source: 5.ua

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  • Mykola Potytorsky

    and the West is sitting back? unbelievable

  • Rods

    Nothing unexpected, except for the fools known as the current crop Western politicians. When the invasion happens, they will express surprise, wring their hands and urge Putin to comply with Minsk II.

    I’ve never known such a wet useless bunch of appeasing politicians in the face of such naked aggression This is very like the 1930’s again with France and the UK appeasing Hitler, that ended well didn’t it!

  • puttypants

    This is disgusting and every Ukrainian in the world needs to let everyone know that USA and Western leaders allowed this attack.

  • Anton Chigurh

    Ukrainian intelligence could not possibly know if Russia would attack because there is no intelligence in Ukraine.

    • canuke

      Troll. If you have nothing constructive to add, then best you keep your mouth closed.

      • Anton Chigurh

        make me, you shltforbrains

        • canuke

          If that’s the only reply you can muster, then I am sorry for you. You sound like a bully. Maybe you are related to Herr Putler?

          • Anton Chigurh

            Godwin’s Law.

          • Anton Chigurh

            http://www.dw.de/image/0,,15916957_303,00.jpg

          • Anton Chigurh

            Sorry, I own you with this one.. your little Ukrainian friends:
            http://www.dw.de/image/0,,15916957_303,00.jpg

          • Murf

            Gee, you think Ukraine is the only ones in this fight that has Neo Naizs?

          • Anton Chigurh

            You Suck.

            Here is a typical review of your medical practice from one of your own patients:

            Dr. Walter Salmaniw’s Ratings
            Totally Unethical, vicious and spiteful, small minded and
            unprofessional, if he has any knowledge he can’t be bothered to use it.
            Uncaring , two faced and conscienceless, must put on a show for the
            young pregnant , guess he makes a good mid-wife. I pity any one stuck
            with him….. these days….?? days…….??

          • LorCanada

            You are weird!!

    • Turtler

      Your briefing is out of date; Yanukovyhc got thrown out months ago.

    • LorCanada

      You are mistaken. For your information, Canada has very recently been providing Ukraine with high tech radar equipment for tracking the Russian positions. It’s part of a “defensive and non lethal” program being undertaken.

  • Joe S

    All Putin has to say, if he hasn’t said it already…… “You supply Ukraine with weapons, we use a nuclear warhead on Kiev.” Or on any major city in the country that supplies Ukraine with weapons.

    • Turtler

      Which would be escalation, and stupidly so.

      ANd leave him without allies as Russia gets pelted by most of the nuclear powers of the globe.

  • LorCanada

    President Ronald Reagan had the right idea. … this little tidbit is interesting:

    http://euromaidanpress.com/2014/03/18/we-can-turn-the-us-to-dust-russia-says-in-2014-we-will-bury-you-the-ussr-said-in-1956-they-didnt-do-it-then-and-they-cant-do-it-now/
    It is similar to what Ronald Reagan let slip, about having nukes –
    [quoted]:
    Ronald Reagan inadvertently employed a second successful trick in August 1984. During the sound check prior to his weekly address, he joked about bombing Russia. “My fellow Americans,” he said, “I’m pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.” Though the joke was not broadcast, it was leaked, and it reached Soviet ears. Soviet Communist Politburo old-timers were shocked and demoralized. Actually, Ronald Reagan, an actor before he became a president, played his role well, presenting the image of careless cowboy and blood-thirsty ‘maniac.’ He played it well to suggest that he would stop at nothing to destroy the USSR by nuclear assault if the USSR continued its aggressive foreign policy. This phrase hit its target squarely. The USSR offered the US many concessions related to disarmament.