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greetings from the ukrzaliznytsia international space station
Greetings from the @Ukrzaliznytsia International Space Station.
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sadly im heading to ukraine tonight but it seems the protest have become largely peaceful since the first nigh
@Jake_Hanrahan Sadly I’m heading to Ukraine tonight, but it seems the protest have become largely peaceful since the first night. Now the ball is in the government’s court. They’re demanding the dismissal of the interior minister for police action on day 1 and electoral reform.
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day 2 this time no clashes with police georgia
Day 2. This time no clashes with police. #Georgia
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big news the speaker of parliament in georgia just stepped down in the aftermath of last nights protests cavin
Big news. The speaker of parliament in Georgia just stepped down in the aftermath of last night’s protests, caving to one of the protestors’ demands.
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we got tear gassed away from the protest last night but after midnight it got ugly and police started fireing
We got tear gassed away from the protest last night but after midnight it got ugly and police started fireing rubber bullets into the crowd. Dozens of people have been hospitalized.
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and theres teargas coming into play
And there’s teargas coming into play
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massive protest at the georgian parliament in tbilisi over a visiting russian parliamentarian who sat in the c
Massive protest at the Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi over a visiting Russian parliamentarian who sat in the chair of the speaker of the parliament. Locals were not impressed.
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you can and should read the full stratcom analysis which has lots more insights it was authored by amp h t for
You can (and should) read the full StratCom analysis which has lots more insights. It was authored by @charleskriel & @APavliuc . H/T @martaiwanek for brining it to my attention
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it s not hard to understand why the kremlin was amp remains so concerned about how the tragedy looks it was a
It's not hard to understand why the Kremlin was & remains so concerned about how the #MH17 tragedy looks. It was a horrific attack that literally caused bodies to rain down on a village from the sky. Our (graphic) 2014 report from the ground is a reminder

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this is fine
"This is fine"
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ukraines president elect responds to putins proposal of offering citizenship to all ukrainians with a statemen
Ukraine’s President-elect responds to Putin’s proposal of offering citizenship to all Ukrainians with a statement that is likely to make the Russian President very angry. Especially the highlighted bit. Putin has been in power for two decades.
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i m out and safe thank you all for your support had no idea i had so many good friends
I'm out and safe. Thank you all for your support. Had no idea I had so many good friends.
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when i lived in russia the ruble hovered around 30 to the dollar for years and years it still blows my mind th
When I lived in Russia the ruble hovered around 30 to the dollar for years and years. It still blows my mind that it has lost more than half its value since the annexation of Crimea. Imagine trading half your people’s savings for a small piece of another country.
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russian lawmaker denis voronenkov who defected to ukraine amp criticized putin shot dead in kiev
Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov who defected to Ukraine & criticized Putin shot dead in Kiev
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with the upcoming announcement of suspects in the shooting down of malaysian flight 17 over eastern ukraine in
With the upcoming announcement of suspects in the shooting down of Malaysian flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in which 298 civilians were killed it's a good time remind everyone of what Russia was doing online around the time it happened #MH17
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remember when trump said obama let russia take crimea so is trump letting russia take the sea of azov now
Remember when Trump said Obama let Russia take Crimea? So is Trump letting Russia take the Sea of Azov now?
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russia s foreign minister admits his country is a party to the war in ukraine this is from the foreign ministr
Russia's foreign minister admits his country is a party to the war in Ukraine. This is from the foreign ministry website. h/t
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remember about this time last year the fsb arrested several of its own officers well this thorough piece from
Remember about this time last year the FSB arrested several of its own officers? Well this thorough piece from Sveta Reiter (in Russian) says it was for tipping the US off about who hacked the DNC
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i re enacted a russian soldier s trip to ukraine to prove moscow is at war there
I re-enacted a Russian soldier's trip to #Ukraine to prove Moscow is at war there
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