There are lots of reasons why you shouldn’t pay attention to foreign flaks in Kyiv. However, their tweets during Russian missile attacks on the capital do provide some comic relief.
Thanks, Iuliia. Go back to sleep. Brush up on your English superlatives if you ever wake up.
The clinking sounds some of you might have heard early this morning were small (relatively light) pieces of aluminum hitting the pavement. Preliminarily, at least four hypersonic rockets were shot down. Some debris landed in the zoo near Kyiv Polytechnic University. We hope no animals were injured.
Disjointed bushwa has become a feature — not a bug — of war reporting from Kyiv, which became a magnet for Ukraine’s well-wishers after handwashing experts from America’s embassy returned to the capital last May1.
Vsevolod was reportedly nabbed last night after allegedly receiving a $3 million bribe from a Ukrainian iron-pellet billionaire fighting extradition.
Looking on the bright side, that looks like less than $3 million on the couch, and I’m not sure about the pills and two little packets.
In other news, the soulmate of Kyiv’s imprisoned Cocaine kingpin, Inna Voronovna, posted video of Patriot missiles launched during this morning’s missile attack. I won’t share the link for security reasons.
Here’s what Ukraine’s Armed Forces said was shot down: