Now he wants women in the militia as well...
You can find this transcript here now: https://storify.com/ystriya/strelkov-seeks-volunteers
The question is: is this for real?
Facts are at the moment that the Ukrainian army is making no progress whatsoever. They keep shooting at the train for weeks now and it looks more like target practicing.
https://t.co/hq8WvtGeat #Sloviansk: #Russian terror train has more ventilation now #Ukraine #Slovyansk #Slavyansk pic.twitter.com/2avCBkKKF8
— Ukrainian Updates (@Ukroblogger) 17 mei 2014
On the other hand the border with Russia is as leak as can be. And more people join them and they get more and heavier army.
"@myriad_datum: #Ukraine separatist leader returns from Russia with 200 men, column of 6 trucks #Sloviansk #cdnpoli http://t.co/MS59MymmwM
— Rock Solid Politics (@BradCabana) 17 mei 2014
There is no need for Putin to invade as long as things are going this well. So it is better to bring in hidden reinforcements.
My prediction is that the next message (from Russia Today for instance) will be: thousands of volunteers heard the message and are joining the militia now... And they come from 'everywhere'.
We will see long lines at sign-up tables again... just like in Crimea. Looks good on tv.
UPDATE 19-5: The first 2.500 have already arrived.
2.5K Chechens came to #Luhansk Oblast to break up the Prez elections next week. Security forces needed http://t.co/hCRKBpnkO6 |EMPR #Ukraine
— Euromaidan PR (@EuromaidanPR) 18 mei 2014
Video response of black men (with a black and red flag behind him???) who are ready to fight the separatists with hundreds of thousand men. Anarchy or restoring order?