There are only two differences between ISIS and the “People’s Republics” in Donbas

Armed militants stand with "LNR" flag 


Article by: Dmytro Tymchuk
Translated by: Lara Seagull
Edited by: Alya Shandra

Grieving for the dead and with sincere condolences to France, we really hope that in this dark time the leaders of European states will find the strength and courage to take a different look at the events in Ukraine and realize that the terrorism may wear different masks, but it’s blood-thirsty core remains unchanged.

ISIS controls some territories and is using the undercover support from certain governments. The “Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics” (“LNR and “DNR”), as projects of the Russian Federation, also control certain territories and can’t exist without the support of Moscow.

ISIS wages war without recognizing the [international] rules of leading a war or moral values of the civilized world, denying the value of human life as such. “LNR” and “DNR” wage war according to the same principles.

ISIS deploys “little green men” (so called “volunteers”) from several countries. Similar “little green men” with Russian passports had stolen Crimea from Ukraine and unleashed the bloodshed in Donbas.

Terrorists from ISIS are trying to intimidate the civilized world by carrying out bloody terrorist acts on other territories, “DNR” and “LNR” from the very beginning of their existence are doing the same in other regions of Ukraine, attempting to intimidate Ukrainians.

There are only two differences between ISIS and “LDNR.” The first one is ideology: ISIS is based on radical Islam, “LDNR” – on the no less radical ideas of the “Russian world.” The second difference is in recognition: the West recognizes ISIS as terrorists, but in no hurry to give the same status to “LDNR.”

Nevertheless, the fight against the terrorism in all its manifestations is possible only by uniting efforts. Otherwise there is no sense in fighting.

Again – deep condolences to France in light of the tragic events.

Translated by: Lara Seagull
Edited by: Alya Shandra

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