– It Begins: Ukraine Troops Destroy Part Of “Armed” Russian Convoy, Stocks Crash (ZeroHedge, Aug 15, 2014):
Things just escalated notably – (Via Bloomberg):
- *UKRAINE FORCES ATTACK ARMED CONVOY FROM RUSSIA: LYSENKO
- *UKRAINE TROOPS ‘DESTROY’ PART OF ARMED CONVOY: LYSENKO
- *UKRAINE’S POROSHENKO: CONFIRMED APC INCURSION TO CAMERON
Ukrainian artillery destroyed a “significant” part of a Russian armoured column that crossed into Ukraine during the night, President Petro Poroshenko told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday, according to the presidential website.
Separately, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukrainian forces had tracked the Russian armoured column as soon as it crossed onto Ukrainian soil.”Appropriate actions were undertaken and a part of it no longer exists,” military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists.
We await Putin’s response…
- *RUSSIA CONCERNED AT ATTEMPTS TO DISRUPT AID CONVOY
- *RUSSIA SAYS IT’S GETTING INFO OF DIRECT THREATS TO CONVOY
- *RUSSIA SAYS UKRAINE INTENSIFIES MILITARY OPS TO DISRUPT CONVOY
EU & US Stocks and bond yields (and Ruble) are tumbling, gold rising.