Eastern Ukraine separatist threatens Poland
PR dla Zagranicy
A 'commander' for the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has warned Poland to “stop sending weapons” otherwise his forces “will come for you”.
Separatist commander 'Givi' threatens Poland: photo – youtube screenshot
“I'd like to appeal, not only to the Ukrainian government, but also to Poland's. Stop sending weapons here. And tanks. We will destroy all that. And then we will come for you. Everyone who invades our land will die,” says the man going by the name of 'Givi' in a video (see below) shown on the NovorossiaTV.com web site.
“Personally, I would like to organize for them the same delights they have sent the people of the Donetsk People's Republic,” the man says towards the end of the video, where he warns what he calls the “pseudo-Ukrainian government” in Kiev to withdraw its troops.
A similar threat was made against Poland by another militant in eastern Ukraine on video in September.
Poland's foreign ministry has issued several statements denying Polish involvement in the fighting in eastern Ukraine, which began in April this year.
Even though a 5 September ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and rebels is in place, fighting continues around the Sergey Prokofiev Airport in Donetsk, which has sustained severe shelling damage over the past few days.
“At this time we control the entire airport except for the new terminal,” a General Denikin of the Donetsk People’s Republic said on Wednesday, Press TV reports.
According to a report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, clashes have left 331 people dead since the September ceasefire was agreed. (pg)
Video released on NovorossiaTV.com (turn on subtitles for English translation)