Illustration by Mykhailo Aleksandrov
I have never been to Mariupol and have no desire to go there. A friend of mine from Dnipro has a brother there, who has a wife there, who is sick. I met them a couple of months ago in Kyiv ago during Shabbat. She hasn’t heard from her brother for the last couple of weeks, so today I thought about them and all the other people still trapped there.
A man somewhere in Mariupol yesterday at the bottom of a deep bomb crater.
Weaponizing refugees: Orcs bomb Mariupol maternity hospital. (Demonstrative acts of extreme violence started on Day 6).
A quick boo at the Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence Agency’s Telegram channel gets me thinking about how fighting tyranny with ineptitude and random Latin aphorisms is a bad idea.
Which brings me to Kamala and Poland.
The steeplechase of hacks making hay out of unspeakable tragedy now involves Sean Penn and greasy fuckpig Andriy Yermak. Ze whined this morning about not getting Mig-29s fast enuf during his daily TikTok pep talk.
Someone, please, pass on the info to Ze, Andriy and Sean.
Mark provides a couple of sitreps on Kyiv and environs below.