Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard 16:56:01 14/11/2017 rusvesna.su The former Defense Minister Aleksandr Kuzmuk said that the Ukrainian army has enough forces to reach the border with Russia, but we will be obliged to “wipe from the face of the earth” the cities of Donbass. The former Minister stated this during a broadcast on Ukrainian television. “When we say that for three years we had the opportunity to rebuild our army, we also gave the possibility to mercenaries [militiamen – ed] to recover, strengthen, and bring order. By the way, they have very good discipline. They don’t wait for courts and sentencing, everything is decided there according to the laws of war. However, the Ukrainian army, nevertheless, can reach the border with Russia. With our potential we can do it, but we will be obliged to wipe from the face of the earth Donetsk, Lugansk, Gorlovka, and other cities. There are civilians there, they are our people and they will never go away, because they will not be allowed to do it [by the militia – ed],” said the former head of the Defense Ministry of “independent” Ukraine cynically. “For them [the militia – ed], the civilian population is a human shield. Imagine trying to storm Donetsk — it’s impossible. I can even here in the studio develop and substantiate a plan for the de-occupation of Donbass, but for the same reasons it’s impossible to implement it,” said Kuzmuk, arguing that “the issue of Russian aggression must be solved according to the policy, through diplomatic means, but relying on military power”. He, of course, is silent about the fact that the UAF every day shell the civilian towns of Donbass from heavy weapons prohibited by the Minsk Agreements. Due to the persistent theft of Stalker Zone’s work, we will provide a reminder about what “All Rights Reserved” means in the legal domain: “Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only; you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.” Evidence of such theft (copy and paste without a referral link) is being actively collected and legal action will be taken against repeat offenders. Copyright © 2017 СТАЛКЕР/ZONE. All Rights Reserved. Walter When will these Ukrainians stop acting so dumb?? cortisol Why do they need to “reach the Russian border” in the first place? Ollie Richardson According to Kiev, to “reintegrate” Donbass there is a need to take control of the region’s borders.