Kansas City Blogging The Ukraine Crisis
The hot mess in the Ukraine seems to be getting worse even if this is pretty much above the head of just about all the newsies in KCMO . . .
WSJ: Pro-Russian Separatists in Ukraine Reject Putin's Call to Delay Vote . . . Russian Leader Oversees Large-Scale Military Exercises Across Russia
Luckily . . .
LOCAL BLOGGER KC WITH A RUSSIAN ACCENT OFFERS AN INSIGHTFUL 1ST PERSON PERSPECTIVE!!!
Wars With Friends
What we like most is his vantage of the media war in his former hood . . . Check the testimony . . .
"The events on the ground are played out thousand-fold in press and social media on a previously unprecedented scale. Newly-minted Russian and Ukrainian truthers on both sides sift through photos, text and videos, each coming away with the “iron-clad” proof of their version of every event. Facebook and Twitter wars reached a level warranting creation of a new term to describe it."
That's a bold statement from somebody who lived through a bit of the Cold War in a capacity that was more important than a chubby, little TKC cheering @ Rocky IV . . . Anyhoo, from somebody who lived it . . . This is a great look blogger look at the Ukraine Crisis behind the scenes and beyond the scope of mainstream media.