Various Snark about Ukraine
Here’s where things are today:
Here’s a lot of my old background material which will be reformatted shortly
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.
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