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CIA's Blackwater-Academi Threatened Donetsk-Lugansk 5/11/14 Elections
by Knowledge is power
Sunday May 11th, 2014 7:24 AM
The CIA’s Blackwater, now named Academi, has 400 thugs in Ukraine to disrupt the 5/11/14 elections in Donetsk and Lugansk. The polls have opened in Slavyansk, a city of 129,000 people, in Donetsk despite a shooting. In mid-April 2014, the Kiev fascist coup government was terrorizing the people of those areas with flyovers by military jets, all paid for with US tax dollars. There is a high voter turnout on May 11, 2014 in an election for independence from the US-sponsored fascist coup government in Kiev, Ukraine. As with the Crimea 3/16/14 election, this election is a milestone in history. Polls close at 10 p.m. local time.
The CIA’s Blackwater, now named Academi, has 400 thugs in Ukraine to disrupt the 5/11/14 elections in Donetsk and Lugansk. The polls have opened in Slavyansk, a city of 129,000 people, in Donetsk despite a shooting. In mid-April 2014, the Kiev fascist coup government was terrorizing the people of those areas with flyovers by military jets, all paid for with US tax dollars. There is a high voter turnout on May 11, 2014 in an election for independence from the US-sponsored fascist coup government in Kiev, Ukraine. As with the Crimea 3/16/14 election, this election is a milestone in history. Polls close at 10 p.m. local time.

Election updates at:
http://rt.com/news/158160-lugansk-donetsk-referendum-vote/
and
http://rt.com/news/eastern-ukraine-army-operation-680/

Over 470 journalists are watching the election. See
“Over 470 journalists covering Donetsk referendum”, 5/11/14
http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_11/Over-470-journalists-covering-Donetsk-referendum-3819/

The CIA thugs in Ukraine story is at
“400 US commandos help Kiev in its military offensive in east Ukraine” 5/11/14, Voice of Russia,: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_11/400-US-commandos-help-Kiev-in-its-military-offensive-in-east-Ukraine-reports-8880/
“About 400 elite commandos of a notorious US private security firm, Academi, are involved in a punitive operation mounted by Ukraine’s new government against federalization supporters in eastern Ukraine, the German Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday.”

The CIA sponsored shooting to terrorize people is at
“Polls open in Slavyansk despite shooting” 5/11/14, Voice of Russia,
http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_11/Polls-open-in-Slavyansk-despite-shooting-2042/

Slavyansk has been encircled by fascist US-sponsored Ukrainian troops and shops have run out of provisions, but the election is being carried out. See
“Despite shortages and blockade, Slavyansk remains defiant – journalist,” 5/8/14
http://voiceofrussia.com/2014_05_08/Despite-shortages-and-blockade-Slavyansk-remains-defiant-journalist-3086/

On destruction of ballots and printing presses by CIA-sponsored fascist thugs:
“Ukraine's Donetsk and Lugansk regions to hold 11 May referendum as planned” 5/8/14
http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_08/Ukraines-Donetsk-and-Lugansk-regions-to-hold-11-May-referendum-as-planned-5354/
“Unknown persons overnight destroyed about a million ballots printed for a referendum on independence in the Donetsk Region, local police said on Thursday.
Witnesses said unknown persons broke into a printing house and destroyed 800,000 ballots prepared for a referendum planned for May 11. The attackers also destroyed printing equipment.
A similar incident occurred in another printing house in Donetsk, where unknown people stole about 300,000 ballots and damaged printing equipment.
The attacks were committed by radicals from the Right Sector extremist organization, witnesses said. The attackers were in modern army uniform with yellow and red-and-black bands with Right Sector marks.
There were several groups of attackers, whose aim was to prevent printing of ballots for the referendum, police noted.
The attackers escaped away in a white Volkswagen minibus and a silver-color Mazda minibus, both with Dnipropetrovsk region registration numbers”
Also see
Unknown attackers destroy referendum ballots, printing equipment in Donetsk, 5/8/14
http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_08/Unknown-attackers-destroy-referendum-ballots-printing-equipment-in-Donetsk-3924/

For Ukraine-US terrorist jets, see
“Maverick MiGs? Ukraine jets give low fly-by to defiant cities April 17, 2014, Russia Today, at
http://rt.com/news/fighter-jet-banzai-attack-112/

The Donetsk Oblast has 4.7 million people, about 10% of Ukraine’s population. About 38% are Russian speakers. It provides more than one half coal, finished steel, coke, cast iron and steel production in Ukraine. The Mariupol Port, a city of 492,000, is part of this region. In 1999, the gross grain yield in the oblast was about 999.1 thousand tons, sugar beets – 27.1 thousand tons, sunflower seeds – 309.4 thousand tons, and potatoes – 380.2 thousand tons. Also, 134.2 thousand tons of meat, 494.3 thousand tons of milk and 646.4 million eggs have been produced. At the beginning of 1999 there have been 2108 farms within the oblast. The curative areas in the oblast include the Slovyansk salt lakes and mineral water sources. The oblast also contains many park zones, some of which are of great national value. They include the Khomutivsky steppe and the Azov sea coast. Overall, the Donetsk Oblast contains about 70 objects of nature and park fund including branches of the Ukrainian steppe park, 6 state reserves, 10 memorials of nature, landscapes, and 6 park tracts. For more, see
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donetsk_Oblast

From:
“APC set on fire in Ukraine’s Mariupol as Kiev troops announce withdrawal,” 5/10/14 at
http://rt.com/news/158080-mariupol-shooting-fire-assault/
An Armored Personnel Carrier (APC), paid for with US tax dollars as the Ukrainian government is not viable, was used to shoot at the people of Mariupol.
Pertinent paragraphs:
“Earlier on Saturday a day of mourning was declared in Mariupol by the city administration following Friday’s violence. Seven people died and 39 were wounded then as a result of clashes between Ukrainian troops and local self-defense activists, Mariupol health officials say.
“Because of the tragic events on May 9, 2014, which resulted in casualties, May 10 is declared a day of mourning in the city of Mariupol,” the city administration statement reads.
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry is providing a higher death toll for Friday’s violence in Mariupol, saying that 20 anti-Kiev activists were killed and four more were taken captive, according to a Facebook post by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

Kiev’s forces were using heavy weaponry and tanks in Mariupol to storm the local Interior Ministry building, where local police have barricaded themselves in, refusing to take orders from Kiev.

At some point, residents began flocking to the scene. A representative of the self-defense forces said that one of the armored vehicles opened fire at a group of unarmed civilians.
“What happened here was mayhem and genocide,” a Mariupol resident who only gave his first name, Aleksandr, told RT. “Ordinary citizens were killed. They started with the police officers, who approved of the idea of an independent Donetsk People’s Republic… If you go online and search through the social media, you’ll quickly come across videos of people being shot in the streets. How can one possibly conduct a military operation against peaceful citizens, unarmed and unable to fight back?” Authorities in Kiev intensified their military operation against anti-government protesters in eastern Ukraine in early May. The hotspots for military activity have been the cities of Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, Konstantinovka and Mariupol, all situated in the Donetsk region.”

Lugansk Oblast has 2,246,884 people. About 39% are Russians.
The oblast was created in 1938 as Voroshylovhrad (Voroshilovgrad) Obalst after the Donetsk Oblast was split between Voroshylovhrad and Stalino (today Donetsk Oblast) oblasts. After the invasion of Nazi Germany, the region was under a German military administration, due to its proximity to frontlines.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luhansk_Oblast#Economy
The pro-Russian people of Lugansk may be seen at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Russian_spring_(Luhansk_30.04.2014).jpg The economy is part of the Donets region.

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by Knowlege is power
Sunday May 11th, 2014 11:34 AM
Democrat Obama & Republican McCain's CIA is killing people who chose to exercise their democratic right to vote.

From: http://rt.com/news/eastern-ukraine-army-operation-680/
17:16 GMT:
There are reports of people killed near the polling station in Krasnoarmeysk.
There is an excellent video of the shooting accompanying this announcement.

More evil deeds by the CIA puppet fascist coup government in Ukraine against elections in the same Live Update:
16:34 GMT:

Ukraine’s National Guard has seized the polling stations in the eastern city of Krasnoarmeysk and the voting was closed.All the people in the election district were evacuated. All voting bulletins were saved and taken away by the electoral commission. The voting turnout was nearly 78 percent, while over 47,000 people voted.

16:02 GMT:

The referendum in Slavyansk has ended. The polling stations worked from 8am till 6pm local time, and closed early due to security risks in the city circled by the Ukrainian military. The voting turnout in the city itself was 80 percent according to the electoral commission. While in the nearby towns the turnout was a little higher. Other polling stations in the eastern part of Ukraine will be open until 8pm.

15:51 GMT:

Kiev’s armed forces entered the town of Krasnoarmeysk in the Donetsk region and seized four school buildings where residents were voting in the referendum undermining the election.

The last news item also has an excellent video.
by Knowledge is power
Monday May 12th, 2014 8:22 AM
The election results for the May 11, 2014 referendum have been tallied and the results are:
90% in Donetsk & 96.2% in Lugansk support self-rule.
Anything above 60% is an overwhelming mandate.
Turnout of eligible voters was overwhelming by any standard, and unheard of by American standards:
74.87% in Donetsk and 75% in Lugansk
See
"Referendum results in Donetsk and Lugansk Regions show landslide support for self-rule"
5/12/14 at
http://rt.com/news/158276-referendum-results-east-ukraine/

The Donetsk People's Republic seeks unification with Russia. From:
Donetsk People's Republic asks Moscow to consider its accession with Russia
5/12/14 at
http://rt.com/news/158436-donetsk-republic-ask-join-russia/
Donetsk People's Republic has proclaimed itself a sovereign state and has asked Moscow to consider its accession with Russia, the Republic’s council said.

"“We, the people of Donetsk, based on results of the May 11 referendum and the declaration of sovereignty of the Donetsk People’s Republic, declare that from now on DPR is now a sovereign state,” Republic Co-Chairman Denis Pushilin said."

Nazi USA is continuing its vicious attack on Ukraine and Russia with our tax dollars:
From: http://rt.com/news/eastern-ukraine-army-operation-680/
Monday, May 12
13:06 GMT:
The Ukrainian Border Service is to receive extra help from the US Ministry of Defense to the tune of seven million dollars to help secure the country’s borders, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Border Service, as reports RIA Novosti. “Around three million dollars will be used to support state personnel with the Ukrainian Border Service to help them fulfill their duties on the country’s borders,” the Border Service added, with some of it going to purchase tents and generators. Another four million dollars will be allocated to buying equipment for the Border Service to help them improve their performance, such as improving communications.
by Tmasty
Monday May 12th, 2014 3:50 PM
1. Are you purposely glossing over the fact that the Russians occupied Crimea with paramilitary troops? And it would be naive to think they don't have a presence in these "Pro-Russian" Ukrainian forces.

2. Have you seen the voting areas where ballots are being cast in Donetsk and Lugansk? People are checking boxes on a piece of paper with absolutely no privacy while armed Pro-Russians mill around them. Not saying they are being forced or anything, I'm sure some are voicing their true desires. But that isn't a very democratic or welcoming atmosphere if your opinion happens to be the opposite of the guy standing over you with an AK-47.