Unknown Snipers Once Again Stir Up Violence … This Time In Crimea
Shouldn’t We Find Out Who’s Responsible Before We Start Beating the War Drums?
By Washingtons BlogMarch 19, 2014 “Information Clearing House – “Washingtons Blog“- After a Ukranian soldier at a base in Crimea was killed, Ukraine announced that the murder was a “war crime”, and that Ukranians could use live fire to protect themselves.
However, there were indications that it was the separatist Crimean government’s recently created “Self Defence Forces” who had actually carried out the fatal attack. Local officials, meanwhile, claimed that “fascist snipers” had fired the first shot from a residential building and one of the injured was one of the defence force members.
Local authorities presented a different version of what had taken place. A police officer said: “There were snipers who were using peoples’ homes to start shooting, that was the provocation. One of those injured was from the Self Defence Forces.”
A Ukrainian serviceman and a member of a local self-defense brigade were killed by gunfire in Crimea …