Ukrainian journalist’s fifteen years in jail for opposing war?


Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video about Ukraine with French and English subtitles says about itself:

9 February 2015

A bit amateur translation of the Ruslan Kotsaba video. Had to translate from the French and did it with no subtitle editor… but, it´s quite accurate I hope. Sync is hopeless and some misspellings, but that´s not the point of the video.

From daily The Guardian in Britain:

Ukraine: draft dodgers face jail as Kiev struggles to find new fighters

Journalist Ruslan Kotsaba, arrested after refusing to fight in video addressed to Petro Poroshenko, is among many weary of conflict that has killed 5,000

Ruslan Kotsaba posted a video addressed to the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, last week in which he said he would rather go to prison for five years for draft-dodging than fight pro-Russia rebels in the country’s east. Now he faces 15 years in jail after being arrested for treason and…

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