RIA Novosti: Russian military source ridicules Ukrainian minister’s “victory parade” remarks

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(RIA Novosti – Moscow, July 7, 2014) Remarks by the new Ukrainian defence minister, Valeriy Heletey, about an impending “victory parade in Ukrainian Sevastopol [the biggest city in Russian-annexed Crimea]” suggest regression [Russian: degradatsiya] in the Ukrainian military leadership, a senior source in the Russian military department [Defence Ministry] said. “Such words by what is already a fourth appointee to […]

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