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Ukraine: Reports on use of toxic chemicals in Odessa fire

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUEvidence indicate that in the tragic fire that took place on May 2 in the Ukrainian southern city of Odessa toxic chemicals were used, presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko has said on May 6.

«People from both sides suffered. But in fact there were terrorists brought from Transnistria and Russia who fired on the Ukrainian march and there were also special toxic substances placed at Trade Union house. It was a scenario developed in advance to make the number of victims higher,» Poroshenko told journalists in Ukraine’s parliament.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, however, said the West is concealing the true causes of the tragic events in Odessa on May 2 which left at least 46 people killed, and that the investigation would eventually die off.

In the wake of separatist violence and the massive fire in Odesa, interim President Oleksandr Turchynov has dismissed Volodymyr Nemyrovsky, the governor of Odesa Oblast, Kyiv Post reports.

BBC evaluates that Western leaders believe that Russia’s intent currently is to wreck any chance of holding truly national presidential elections in Ukraine on May 25. Its longer-term aim is to weaken the central government in Kyiv.

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  1. mike walsh says:

    Putting the blame spin on the victims is sadly nothing new. Fortunately, in the day of the internet and real video evidence the spin is no longer as effective in mass mind control as it once was. I invite everyone, of whatever political persuasion, not to depend on the West’s orchestrated anti-Russian media. “This generation is burning the mass media to the ground. We are reclaiming our rights to world history.”- Julian Assange.

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  2. Simon says:

    Blow me over. I just heard on news that Russia’s Putin has now pulled back its forces from the East Ukraine border!!! According to previous reports he always stated that he “never had any military build up” on the boarder in the first place? Who’s a lying toe rag then! As if we didn’t know :)

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  3. Linda says:

    BBC evaluation correct. Mr Walsh is becoming BORING with his anti-West rhetoric. And as for listening to Lavrov, he just spouts the usual Kremlin tripe.

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