Various Snark about Ukraine
October 2016: This page is in desperate need of an update this week. Here’s today’s map though…and things appear to be heating up.
The VSnA is a Chekist shout-out to all those guys lurking in the shadows. The “Ukraine” is in Ukrainian according to some site. So that’s what the title means, I think. Oh, Oh…yeah…For the win.
This page will concentrate what we (the puppies and I) know about the deteriorating situation in Crimea and the Ukraine.
Here’s a good summary of the whole situation (lol version) I found on another blog:
First, a serious map or two.
— Origins (@OriginsOSU) August 12, 2016
— ISW (@TheStudyofWar) August 12, 2016
Then a funny map.
Here’s a much less funny map:
UPDATE: We’re trying to find the “good guys” here. I…yeah. Will advise.
And a few more from back in 2014…which explain why this chunk of territory matters.
And more stuff as I find it…
Speaking as someone who has a story coming this week: This is just the beginning for Manafort. It gets worse. https://t.co/5KTUsIHbX1
— Adam Weinstein (@AdamWeinstein) August 15, 2016
A very cool mapping thingy from PostModernNews
I’ve always been partial to the Su-27 Flanker.
I guess they will be all over the place on both sides here.
— Missilito (@Missilito) August 11, 2016
Here’s one feed (#ukraine) that I’m probably watching atm (Safe Mode – I tried):
And the other (#donbass) (Safe Mode – I tried)
And some more interesting information (RussiaFeed.Org RSS):
A Very Interesting set of Tweets…
In Ukraine Manafort remade a failed Yanukovych, using divisive issues like language discrimination, latent discontent to get voters on board
— Paula Chertok (@PaulaChertok) August 16, 2016