Monday, May 05, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Mercenaries, ready meals and MI6 – the 'evidence' British troops are fighting pro-Russian troops, or something far less sinister? - Europe - World - The Independent

Ukraine crisis: Mercenaries, ready meals and MI6 – the 'evidence' British troops are fighting pro-Russian troops, or something far less sinister? - Europe - World - The Independent:

 “The snipers on that hill were British. People have seen them. You could tell by their uniforms,” Vitali Nelovich said with confidence. “They were by the television tower. But even before they were stationed, there were others who came by helicopter. They were very dark skinned”.



 Alexei Viktorovich was also adamant: “The dark-skinned men were very professional, I was in the army myself, so I could tell. They didn’t stay long, flew in and flew out.”

There was other incriminating “evidence”, local people pointed out, of a foreign hand in the shooting which took place between Ukrainian forces and residents, claiming between seven and 10 lives and up to 20 injured in Andrievka, near the militant stronghold of Slovyansk on Friday evening...