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I Saw What Pravy Sektor Does to Villages. Yarosh Isn't an "Army Advisor" - He's a War Criminal

I visited a village that Pravy Sektor attempted to "liberate" from "terrorists". Dmytro Yarosh shouldn't be advising anyone — he should be in prison

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I'll be brief. 

I spent the last few days in Donetsk and surrounding villages. When I read yesterday that Dmytro Yarosh had been appointed an advisor to the Ukrainian Army's General Staff, I nearly vomited in my mouth. 

<figcaption>Kiev's "anti-terror operation", in three sentences</figcaption>
Kiev's "anti-terror operation", in three sentences

If you want to know what kind of sage "advice" Yarosh will be providing the army with, just visit the village of Stepanovka, where Pravy Sektor shot at civilians and the Ukrainian Army. After all, Pravy Sektor is "highly-trained and known for their tough discipline," according to AFP.

I will now defer to the elderly woman I filmed waiting in line for humanitarian aid, who summarized Pravy Sektor's world-famous discipline quite succinctly:

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6Hm5JNNVdY]

And here's the local kindergarten in Stepanovka, post-Ukrainian Army/Pravy Sektor

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06ftBr3xhjo]

Yes, the Ukrainian Army is in good hands. 


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