Blackwater, the notorious U.S. mercenaries have been seen on the streets of flash point city as Russia claims 300 hired guns have arrived in country.
There was speculation growing last night that American mercenaries had been deployed to Donetsk after videos emerged of unidentified armed men in the streets of the eastern Ukrainian city. At least two videos published on YouTube this week show burly, heavily armed soldiers with no insignia which has been gripped by pro-Moscow protests.
In one of the videos people can be heard shouting ‘Blackwater! Blackwater!’ as the armed men, who wear no insignia, jog through the streets.
- Unidentified armed men seen on the streets of Donetsk in east Ukraine
- Russian diplomat claims 300 mercenaries had arrived in Kiev this week
- Mercenaries in the region could give Putin pretext for military action
- Donetsk has been the scene of big pro-Russian demonstrations this week
By: Rebel Rebellion III%