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I decided not to start a list of all the foreign journalists who from 2016 to 2022 claimed that Russian-backed separatists were "ramping up" hostilities or taking "new aggressive steps" in eastern Ukraine. Although many of them are covering this war, too, there is, at least, a fresh pack of flaks bouncing around.
Today I listened to Dmytro Gordon, a.k.a. the Golden Pyramid guy, hagiographize the ex-former President’s Office unpaid adviser Oleksiy Arestovych, who has already moved past the war and is thinking of ultra-competitive Ukraine-style politics.
A colleague returned from Bakhmut/Soledar with a bunch of nice photos.
And Chien-Chi published an album today. Thanks to him, billions of people living in Asia, especially Taiwan, don’t have to rely on the English-language press to understand what is actually taking place.