Donetsk Letter

On Being a Russian-Speaking Ukrainian and Being 'Protected' by Putin
March 23, 2014

A joke from Odessa: “I stopped speaking Russian,” says a Russian-speaker. “Why?," responds another. "Afraid that Ukrainians will beat you?” “No," the man explains. "I'm afraid Russians will come to protect me.”

"Busloads of People Are Coming From Across the Border of Russia, Armed With Bats"
March 10, 2014

A frightening letter from Donetsk, which is in what you've been told is the pro-Russia part of the country