Borzykh also said he noticed a difference between the Ukrainian soldiers he treats and the Russian-separatists he operated on in May-June 2014. He said Ukrainian troops have a strong patriotic spirit, whereas the separatists have an ideology that is anti-Ukrainian, and which labels the current government as a “fascist junta.”
“Why fascist?” Borzykh asked. “Does anybody even know?”
“One of the pro-Russian fighters, when he came to me in Donetsk, was covered in swastikas,” Borzykh said. “When I asked him: ‘So, what are your views of the (so-called) junta in Kyiv and pro-Ukrainian fascists?’ the fighter said nothing.”
A client of mine organized this fight, got to meet both Klitschko brothers as they met with the NYC mayor, and made a comment that i have often made about the Ukrainian anthem–that it is certainly one of the most beautiful in the world. He was involved, of course, in bringing the great Ruslana to deliver it:
“Why should the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps give up its weapons, given that they acquired them in battle by spilling their blood and didn’t get a single machine gun, assault rifle or handgun from the state?” Skoropadsky said.
KALISZ, Poland — For evidence of how much President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has jangled nerves and provoked anxiety across Eastern Europe, look no farther than the drill held the other day by the Shooters Association.
Years ago at a Reagan Library event, Second Amendment scholar Eugene Volokh told me abruptly, “I am not Ukrainian, I am Jew.”
Though Russian propaganda would have it otherwise, things have indeed changed in Ukraine:
I responded to every paragraph.