News from Ukraine on July 17, 2014

July 17 – The USA imposed sanctions on a number of companies representating Russian military industry. The sanctions hit JSCConcern “Almaz-Antey”, Kalashnikov Concern, State Research and Production Enterprise “Bazalt”, “UralVagonZavod” scientific industrial corporation”, “Federal State Unitary Enterprise – Instrument Design Bureau” as well oil and gas sector companies such as “Novatek”, “Rosneft”, ” Vnesheconombank”,”Gazprombank”.

July 17 – What seems to be a regular occurrence during the summer months (remember Georgia?) has started again today – Putin was cornered by the US and EU sanctions and began jumping up and down like a nasty old rat. Russia continues its invasion – 300 unidentified men wearing green uniforms of the Russian Army have appeared “out of nowhere” near the village of Izvaryne, said a spokesman for the Information Centre at the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko. The group of armed men uses artillery and “Grad” multiple rocket launcher systems. These men are professional soldiers and the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) losses of the last days are totally on their conscience. They do all the hardest and bloodiest work. These Russian military carry no documents. They have been notified by their commanders that in case of their capture and identification they will immediately be fired from the ranks of Russian Armed Forces using false pretenses and backdates. Obviously Russia is beginning the invasion of Ukraine. President of Ukraine has called the meeting of the National Security and Defense Cuncil of Ukraine.

July 17 – The residents of the town of Gukovo in Rostov region of the Russian Federation have posted a video showing the shelling of Ukraine’s territory using “Grad” multiple rocket launcher systems located in Russia – how dare Putin tell us tales about Russia not engaging in war against Ukraine?! Same shelling of Ukrainian village of Marynivka from Russia’s territory occurred on July 17that 10.00.

July 17  – Fighting continues near Marynivka village in Donetsk oblast – ATO forces have dealt with 4 attacks by insurgents so far, informs the organizer of the “Information resistance” group Dmytro Tymchuk. Russian terrorists want to organize another illegal border crossing to transfer arms and more terrorists. 3 tanks, 2 armored personnel carriers and 3 vehicles of the terrorists were destroyed.

July 17  – “Another provocation was implemented by Russia at about 7 pm on July 16th. A military plane of the Russian Federation has struck SU-25 plane of Ukrainian Airforce, which was flying on duty over Ukraine”, informed a spokesman for the Information Centre at the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko. This is the second demonstrative hit on a Ukrainian aircraft by the Russian Army!

July 17  – US sanctions caused a collapse of the Russian stock market.

July 17  – A civilian aircraft en route fromr Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam have been shot down by the Russian terrorists who were using a “Buk” medium-range surface-to-air missile system, which was kindly presented to them by Putin. This morning this missile system was spotted by Ukrainian patriots while it was moving from the city of Torez to the city of Snizhne, informed Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs. 280 passengers and 15 crew members have dies, said he.

A Passenger Plane was Shot down in the Donetsk Region by “Buk” Missile System

On July 17, a large passenger aircraft Boeing 777, performing a flight between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur, was shot down in the eastern part of Ukraine. According to the General Staff of Ukrainian Armed Forces, the airplane was crashed down by “Buk” missile system as the liner was flying at an altitude of 10,000 meters.

Ukraine has no long-range air defence missile systems in this area.

The plane was shot down, because the Russian air defence systems was affording protection to Russian mercenaries and terrorists in this area.

The leader of the terrorists Igor Girkin (Strelkov) immediately commented on the airplane catastrophe, believing that it was the Ukrainian jet that crashed down: “In Torez An-26 was shot down, its crashes are lying somewhere near the coal mine “Progress”. We have warned everyone: do not fly in our skies.”




Ukraine will present the evidence of Russian military involvement into the Boeing crash.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called for the establishment of a National Commission with the involvement of the International Civil Aviation Organization and other international bodies to investigate the catastrophe. According to him, “those found responsible for this tragedy will be brought to justice.”




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