Argumentum ad Misericordiam
It’s probably best to stick to what we concluded almost a year ago and stop anticipating the start of Phase 4.
This is unsettling. Dr. Jason Jay Smart found himself in the mood to promote something scandalous and once again had the unmitigated fucking gall to re-purpose advertised charity into content for the Kyiv Post, where crusaders flatter themselves as ones who care while movingly reminding their audience that it’s okay now to feel good about shared values. Shameless.
Playing temporary court jester to the wrong-and-strong, bleating endless shrill, humorless caricatures of everything conveniently ‘Ukrainian’: this is all good and well. Adding sham gravitas by latching on to someone else’s DAO ponzi scheme is a disgrace.
More ATN thermals! Assorted DAOs and crypto got the ball rolling last year.
In other news, Jamie Dettmer for Politico explores the possibility of another revolution when Phase 3 ends.
Mykola Knyazhytsky is not a former minister (but the former business partner of Russian spy Volodymyr Syvkovych). And yes, indeed, Z will be asked to explain, hopefully under oath, wtf he was thinking when he tagged childhood buddy Ivan to run the SBU, Kyrylo to head the National Bank of Ukraine, Andriy to lead the Ministry of Defense, etc ad nauseum.
The reckoning won’t be pleasant.
Phase 2 Ends. Front kick to the face (May 8, 2022)
American ATN delivers thermal optics to AFU for $13.2 mln in crypto deal – expert (Interfax-Ukraine. July 12, 2022)
Ukraine could be looking at another Maidan. After the war, there will be high expectations, but it will be a perilous and difficult slog for Ukraine to rebuild and reform (April 18, 2023)