Reuters interviews an American volunteer soldier in Ukraine

An American who calls himself "Hunter" walks in a field with his fellow rebels near the town of YasynuvataReuters reports that they came across an American fighting against the Kiev junta in Ukraine.

“I’m an American. I joined an independence movement,” said Hunter, flashing a U.S. passport as proof of his nationality.

Using his “nom de guerre” and refusing to reveal his real name, age or home town, he described himself as a veteran of the American military without a job in the United States. He did not explain the reasons for his commitment to helping the rebels.

“I don’t want anybody to think I fight for the Russian government here,” he said, adding that he was in eastern Ukraine to “help” the population demanding a clean break from Kiev.

Many are now wondering what sanctions U.S. will impose on itself for their now apparent support of “separatists” in Ukraine…

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