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U.S. special forces expelled from the Crimean resort

June 4 2006

Turned out to be short vacation on the Black Sea coast in the U.S. Marines, who arrived a few days ago to Ukraine on board a warship to take part in military exercises "Sea Breeze-2006", scheduled for July-August this year, in accordance with the plan of military cooperation between the armed Forces of Ukraine and the U.S. military commander in Europe.

All these days Crimea continues to buzz like a beehive awakened. Over the past few days continue mass protests of local residents. In protest against the finding on the territory of Crimea Crimeans NATO troops blocked the port of Feodosia, Crimea, in the old landfill and the hotel where you will find uninvited guests. Demonstrators have already started to collect signatures calling for the resignation of President Viktor Yushchenko, who is accused of betraying the interests of the country. In particular, the Union of Orthodox Citizens of Crimea, which takes an active part in the protests, issued a statement which reads:

"Yesterday, the Council of National Security and Defense Council adopted a decision on deportation from the Crimea, all Russian citizens, vacationers, who joined the protest against NATO. This is the first step to force the suppression of mass protests. Mode Yushchenko, more Orange junta," trampled on the Constitution of Ukraine the will of the majority of its citizens and began operation on the forced retraction of Ukraine into NATO, that is occupation. "Orange junta" is the occupation regime. massacre of Crimean anti-NATO resistance need Yushchenko as an excuse for acceleration Won elected Verkhovna Rada, the Party of Regions and the destruction of any other Opposition to pull Ukraine into NATO in the period before new elections ...".

But some have already achieved success Crimeans. While Ukrainian riot police tried to disperse the rally last night in the square in front of the seaport of Theodosia, a small victory was achieved protesters in Alushta.

First, employees sanatorium in Alushta, where there were U.S. Marines, refused to serve the American people. However, this step turned around for them the threat of Poetry - from the people demanded to write a letter of resignation. Nevertheless, last night the Americans had fun under the heavy guard of Ukrainian military and police left the Alushta guesthouse "Friendship".

The protesters have already started to prepare for the night, when the received information: NATO troops will be taken out of Alushta on this night. More than 100 Americans boarded a bus for 15 minutes. Alushtintsev surprised by low growth vaunted shtatovskih Marines and the presence among them of women. Landing in the car took place under the protection of Ukrainian special forces and military service law. NATO has left the boarding house in complete silence. Cheers citizens were heard only when the bus started.

- We won Yankov! The Russians, we have for you liberated the Crimea, come to rest!

Moved to the Americans, remains a mystery. GAI cut off all traffic, coming in buses, halfway to Simferopol. However, there are reports that NATO officials moved to Theodosia, according to TV Centre .

Recall also that the Ukrainian parliament declared inappropriate conduct on the peninsula of the Ukrainian-US military exercise "Sea Breeze-2006".In a statement adopted by parliamentarians of the Crimea, expressed concern about the worsening socio-political situation on the peninsula, which became the cause of "ill-considered actions of the Ministry of Defence for unloading at the port city of Feodosia load U.S. military, as well as the arrival at the airport" Simferopol "a large group of U.S. soldiers . With this guide autonomy has not been made aware that a violation of constitutional norms. Meanwhile, Ukrainian authorities to continue to prepare for the exercises. According to Acting Secretary of the National Security Council, Vladimir Gorbulin, the preparations for these teachings today recognized as inadequate. Ministry of Internal Affairs to investigate the circumstances of mass demonstrations against the presence of foreign troops in the Crimea.

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