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UPDATE: We left off yesterday whining about Musk and Magneto as enemy cruise missiles hurtled towards Kyiv. About 30 minutes later, the rockets, mostly Kh-101s, arrived, travelling at around 600 mph. The Air Force shot them all down, except one.
About 23 hours later finds us in a time loop. We’ve been stuck in the same day, over and over again, for most of this week. Russia obviously intends to continue shooting at us until they hit something.
The all-clear-for-now message comes at 04:18.
Meanwhile, the dislodgement of dug-in invaders proceeds apace. We hope the young infantryman wearing the webcam in the clip below received medical attention quickly. The one-minute video illustrates the dangers of close combat with Russian zombies on the zero line and importance of tourniquets.
The video also explains why Yuri prefers heavier, slower ammo.
Something still screwy with Google’s GPS in Kyiv. I have never been to Велмарт (a discount food store on the left bank). We almost always stick to the right (western) bank of the mighty Dnipro, unless aboard Big Fatty visiting marijuana plantations in the burbs.
And, finally, this from David French opining for The New York Times.
I’m not sure affection and gratitude are the correct words.
Attitudes vary. The same goes for how Americans, including Elon, feel about Ukrainians, or how Berliners regarded Det-A drunkards passed out on the sidewalk during the airlift.