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    Hey338Too, wu ming, Timaeus, marina

    I can understand that you don't want to watch that one - it is quite brutal.  And I was holding back - there's another one out there from inside the subway station that is even more brutal.

    Just for you, here's one that I couldn't find earlier, from Slavyansk, where people wanted to demonstrate for Ukrainian unity but were prevented by the "green men".  It's kind of funny, actually, because a bunch of women are arguing with one of the green men, who is backed up by other green men who are possibly Russian Spetznaz, judging by their gear.  And those ladies really are putting the guy on the defensive!:

    Am following a variety of Ukrainian sources.  Kyiv Post is pretty good for english-language wrap-ups:

    http://www.kyivpost.com/

    And the there is Simon Ostrovsky's brilliant "Russian Roulette" series on Vic News:

    http://www.vice.com/...

    But if you really want to dig in the details, you have to follow Ukrainian twitter sources, which provide all kinds of crosslinks to other sources.  Here's a couple:

    https://twitter.com/...
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    "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle" - Mohammed Nabbous, R.I.P.

    by Lawrence on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 09:38:24 AM PDT

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