Incredible sunrise today in Kyiv. That's the second time in the last week there are rainbows: very unusual for February.
Photo by Tetyana Katrychenko pic.twitter.com/SSKbrpwBaO
— Olga Tokariuk (@olgatokariuk) February 21, 2022
Ukrainian protests outside the Russian Embassy in Kyiv today. At one point chanting, “Putin is a dickhead!”pic.twitter.com/DX91AUcKqx
— Ron Filipkowski (@RonFilipkowski) February 22, 2022
A lot of Russian-speaking Ukrainians write on social media that they are switching to Ukrainian as a sign of loyalty and in reaction to Putin's speech. The more Putin tries to convince everyone that Ukrainians do not exist, the more he strengthens Ukrainian national identity
— Olga Tokariuk (@olgatokariuk) February 22, 2022
Oh & while we’re on that with all that “Russia created Ukraine” BS, let’s just clarify who created what so we’re clear pic.twitter.com/X0vjGgzZq1
— Margo Gontar (@MargoGontar) February 21, 2022
Ukraine president tells nation “we are not afraid of anyone” after Russia recognizes independence of separatist regions. https://t.co/nOteaZphbR
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 22, 2022
The threat of war has shredded Ukraine's economy, and many Ukrainians are asking why they are the ones suffering instead of Russia. @lhinnant reports from Kyiv on how Ukraine has become the biggest loser so far in its crisis with Russia. https://t.co/tujwYIELxP
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 23, 2022
In New York’s "Little Ukraine," anxious residents fretted about the fate of their loved ones 4,000 miles away if Russia launches a full-scale invasion of their homeland https://t.co/uBoidKpNjP
— AFP News Agency (@AFP) February 23, 2022
— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) February 21, 2022
The idea that Russia's aggression toward Ukraine is about NATO is a manufactured excuse, @AnneApplebaum explains. It's about the challenge of Ukraine's democracy to Putin's autocratic system. pic.twitter.com/oUQTzT08AE
— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) February 22, 2022
— Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder) February 22, 2022
NATO is far more relevant, unified, and resolved than it was a few months ago. Thanks to Putin. https://t.co/UmcZZXkk2F
— Patrick Chovanec (@prchovanec) February 22, 2022
Soviet humor on Nazi forces massing on the Czechoslovakian border in 1938:
"Why are there so many troops?"
"In case of a provocation."
"What if there's no provocation?"
"How could there not be with so many troops?!" pic.twitter.com/WmWUqiFGeq
— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) January 21, 2022