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Post  pinhedz on Sun Feb 23, 2014 5:50 am

Things are about to get interesting--maybe not in a good way. Neutral 

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Post  pinhedz on Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:21 am

Tymoshenko is in Maidan square stirring up the crowd.

If she gets elected, Yanykovych had better head for the border (now would be a good time, IMO).

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Post  pinhedz on Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:23 am

Ruslana says "Mi ne maemo prava zabudti ..." or something like that. scratch 

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Post  pinhedz on Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:29 am

Sometimes the pinhed just feels compelled to set things straight--about this "golden toilet" story, for instance.

Lately Ukrainians have been taking their frustrations out on statues of Lenin--like this one, for instance:




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Post  pinhedz on Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:31 am

That statue wasn't hurting anyone--at least not at the time--but the protesters needed the space on the pedestal for the golden toilet--which they allege was Yanykovych's. Suspect 


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Post  pinhedz on Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:45 am

Now, I'm not saying that Yanukovych didn't have nice bathrooms--this one, for instance, is very nicely and tastefully done:


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Post  pinhedz on Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:53 am

Nonetheless ... to be fair ...

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Post  pinhedz on Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:54 am

The real unitaz in Yanukovych's bathroom looked more like ...

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Post  pinhedz on Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:50 am

... not like some falsely claim ...


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Post  pinhedz on Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:52 am

... not like this--this is another fake (obviously this is from the Middle East) bounce 


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Post  pinhedz on Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:55 am

I watched a bunch of the war videos--those revolutionaries were seriously badass. Shocked 


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Post  pinhedz on Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:24 pm

Ruslana says she is not more doing the parliament, but is to keep playing piano on street. bounce

"Dear Ukrainians, dear MPs. Yesterday I announced quite clearly that I have no plans to participate in the government. Maidan Circle of People's Trust formed the criteria for candidates who are supposed to take part in the government. There is my signature as well. I do not meet these criteria, and I have already announced that I'm not planning to go in politics … I stay Maidan volunteer. And Maidan has the right to control the formation of the government and other legislative acts under the 5th Article of the Constitution."


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Post  woo on Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:57 pm

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/433247/february-24-2014/crisis-in-the-ukraine

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Post  pinhedz on Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:10 pm

Russian says is CIA already stole Yanukovych out of Ukrain. Suspect 

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Post  pinhedz on Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:07 am

US says Yanukovych "abdicated" when he fled to Russia.

Yanukovych says he's still head of state, even though he's in Moscow.

If he had a shred of decency, he'd say he's retiring and thanks for the memories and thanks to the well-wishers for the cards and letters. Smile 

But if he had a shred of decency he'd have shown that years ago. Neutral

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Post  pinhedz on Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:12 am

Yetsanyuk was saying he wanted Ruslana (that's Ruslana Lyzhychko, but she usually goes by one name) to be minister of somethingorother, but she posted on facebook like: "What part of NO do you not understand?  Is it the 'N' or is it the 'O?'  I am street activist; I am not one of you power-hungry money-grubbing scumbags."  

She didn't say it exactly like that, but, anyway, the answer is NO."

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Post  pinhedz on Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:38 am

Tetyana Chornovol took quite a beating, and she had one purplish-red eye and a nose cast for about 6 weeks, but she's mending pretty well:


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Post  pinhedz on Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:50 am

Call me old-fashioned, but the pinhed still thinks you can't be a macho man by beating up women.

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Post  pinhedz on Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:57 am

Tetyana Chornovol has been appointed Minister-of-Getting-Rid-of-Creepy-Corrupt-Ass-Holes--or something like that.

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Post  pinhedz on Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:23 am

Yanukovych is history, from the looks of it.

But the Crimean situation is not looking good. Neutral

I mean--does anybody think these are pro-Russian protesters? Suspect 


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Post  Old Mack on Sat Mar 01, 2014 3:59 pm

I hear things are really getting crazy over there and President Obama has warned Russia not to do what they have already done !

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Post  pinhedz on Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:57 pm

"First of all ... First of all, I wish to apologize ..."


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Post  pinhedz on Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:35 am

Before they tried to beat Tetyana Chornovol to death, they tried green paint:




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Post  pinhedz on Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:38 am

The green paint didn't deter her. One youtuber quipped: Кикимора из болота вышла! Razz

"Kikimora emerges from the swamp" 

Everyone remembers Kikimora--yes? What a Face 


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Post  pinhedz on Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:21 am

One disturbing thing about the protesters is that the most militant really are anti-semetic.  They think there is a "Moscow-Jewish" cabal.

And Yatsenyuk is probably right in calling his government the "kamikazee government."  Even if things improve later, he and Tatyana Chornovol, Parubiy and Bulatov and the rest of them, must expect to go down in flames. Neutral

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