Life under Stalin's long shadow
The country in crisis has yet to escape Stalin's long shadow.
Vladimir Putin isn't invading Crimea or trying to secure the land around which his warm-water fleet is based, no, no. He is protecting Russian speakers from brazen fascist aggression on the part of the Ukrainians. Truth is, protecting, uh, Russian speakers in Crimea has been a passion of Putin's for a long time.How long?
Putin's dada press conference.
Studies in 'whataboutism'
Fun with propaganda!
And it didn't really work
Russia's standing in the international community, as if there's much left or as if Putin really cares, could suffer. Oh, the humanity.
And nobody—not the U.S., not NATO—can stop him
And nobody–not the U.S., not NATO–can stop him.
How the Kremlin manipulates its victims into being grateful for a punch in the gut.
Maidan, night, cease fire.This is a field kitchen on the Maidan.And this is an infirmary at the Mikhailovsky Cathedral. #Kiev
In an emotional speech on the Maidan last night, Yulia Tymoshenko pledged that she would protect the country's interest, but the country doesn't seem to believe that a tiger can change its stripes.
What a day.