“Panic in Kiev:
Ukrainian Forces Surrender Donbass”
By Dmitry Orlov
article appeared briefly at
this URL on censor.net.ua and
was quickly pulled down. Ironic? It
would seem so. My translation. I
bring it to you because it
succinctly lays out the situation as
I've been able to piece it together
from multiple Russian- and
Ukrainian-language sources, and
because you are unlikely to come
across anything this truthful from
cough Western media cough.
January 26, 2015 "ICH"
- International observers report of growing
panic in Kiev in connection with the
successful counteroffensive of the
separatists near Donbass.
Over a week of fighting the partisans have
delivered a heavy blow to the Ukrainian
forces. The group of Ukrainian fighters in
Donbas suffered huge losses, the soldiers
are demoralized, the officers are confused
and unable to control the situation.
Ukrainian military leadership is seriously
concerned of a new encirclement near
Debaltsevo, as well as in other areas.
The situation is made worse by the fact that
army and national guard reserves are almost
completely depleted, and plugging the gaps
in defense using small formations cannot
stabilize the front. Besides, the Ukrainian
forces are running low on ordnance, food and
In turn, the partisan field commanders
report 752 killed Ukrainian military
personnel, 59 destroyed tanks and a large
number of people taken prisoner. In view of
their combat successes, the partisans are
refusing to take part in any further
negotiations in the format of the Minsk
agreements and threaten to continue the
Local authorities in Ukrainian-controlled
districts near the front report that
Ukrainian soldiers are deserting with their
weapons and taking to looting the
countryside in increasing numbers.
In this critical situation the military is
afraid to report to president Poroshenko the
real situation in the southeast of the
country, hiding from him the full scale of
The head of state is still convinced that
the situation is under control, and hopes
that in case of a real threat he will still
have the chance to ask the West for help.
And then there is
this video evidence:
American “boots on the ground” have invaded
Eastern Ukraine. How do you say “Get out
of my face, please!” in Ukrainian? I guess
the grunts aren't taught that in Basic
Training... are they too busy learning how
to shell civilians and then blame the other
Orlov is a Russian-American engineer and a
writer on subjects related to "potential
economic, ecological and political decline
and collapse in the United States,"
something he has called “permanent crisis”.