Meet the Texan Fighting for the DPR: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 107)

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Among the thousands of foreign soldiers who are fighting alongside the pro-Russia separatists of the Donetsk People’s Republic is an American fighter known simply as “Texas.”

In this dispatch, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky speaks with Texas about the reasons behind his involvement in Ukraine's ongoing conflict.






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A texan communist. Now I HAVE seen everything.

Author — feastguy101

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Texas Red is no match for the Arizona Ranger and the big iron on his hip.

Author — xXspectre170Xx

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I think "Texas" did some serious drugs earlier in his life.

Author — Natikov

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Everything is big in Texas especially our idiots

Author — True to the it 666

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The lack of logic or rational would be funny if ppl weren't dying.

Author — Quique

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Texas says he's fighting because he likes communism. Then Texas turns around and says he thought that 1960s America was the best, even though that was literally the height of the cold war (e.g. a time when the US was actively and vehemently fighting the spread of communism). Texas, stop huffing the paint thinner...

Author — Mind Fucking Blown

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anybody else find it ironic that he claims to fight fascism, but fights alongside Russia's interests? Russia where media is censored, journalists go missing and one can be arrested for protesting? Makes little sense to me ...

Author — brown1311917

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He says "Nazi" and "Nazis" waaay to much

Author — cx2055607

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The guy looks like he just learned the word nazi and cant stop saying it.

Author — Max TheSilva

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“How do you know he isn’t a spy”

“...Just look at him”

🤠

Author — Norris Jinglewilly

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He's trying to catch impress his mail order bride olya

Author — beantownie1

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Read that he did some illegal stuff back in the US. Smuggling drugs was one of them.

Author — R is the name

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the Texas interview really uncomfortable to listen to

Author — Jack Rice

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Why not just move to Russia? I don't think they have a space problem...

Author — Nick Perez

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Interview with the most confused man on the planet*

Author — Odin Ferrara

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How can anyone look at history and think communism has ever worked in the slightest..

Author — Shalashaska 994

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Did he say communist and freedom in the same sentence?!😂😂😂

Author — Dane Hardy

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Texas is the last place on earth I ever thought that a communist could come from. Like, literally. Europe, North USA, Russia, China, anywhere *BUT* Texas...

Author — Vaygor

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Potentially the most uneducated conversation I’ve ever heard. Lmao

Author — Glenn Runnalls

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"Communism is a just way"
*Sees the mass Graves and the 100 million dead under communism. *

Author — robert20351