Tag: separatists fighting

‘Colonel vs. Major’: Separatist Defense Minister and Vostok Commander Patch Over Differences

July 15, 2014

Last week, Russian ultranationalist Aleksandr Dugin, mentor to the pro-Russian separatists in southeastern Ukraine who has orchestrated mass support on social media, was denouncing as a “mutineer” Aleksandr Khodakovsky, head of the Vostok Battalion in southeastern Ukraine. Dugin posted on his VKontakte page that Khodakovsky was only running a rump Vostok with only 50 loyal […]