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Via the BBC:  Captured Russian troops ‘in Ukraine by accident’

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  1. jd says:


  2. Neil Hudelson says:

    Happens all the time–nothing to see here.

  3. bob says:

    They need to contact Fox News. They specialize in this field. I urge anyone that “accidentially” crosses the border with guns and is held, to contact Fox.

  4. Yolo Contendere says:

    Were they in a heavily-armed recreational vehicle?

  5. al-Ameda says:

    Illegal immigration is an issue EVERYWHERE.

  6. Neil Hudelson says:

    al-Ameda wins. We can all stop now.

  7. Their fault for using maps from 1916.

  8. Meanwhile…

    Russia Cancels 6th Bond Sale as Yields Climb on Ukraine Tension

    The Finance Ministry pulled tomorrow’s sale, citing “unfavorable market conditions” in a statement on its website. The yield on 10-year ruble-denominated bonds climbed nine basis points last week to 9.36 percent. The rate fell six basis points to 9.31 percent as of 3:27 p.m. in Moscow as President Vladimir Putin prepared to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart.