Confusion and some uncertainty in Kyiv about the country’s main benefactor, USA, where MAGA extremists are “chasing the dragon of the chaos drug they love so much,” according to political strategist Rick Wilson.
Ukrainians in 2019 elected dozens of pro-Russia clowns to their legislature, where they formed the second largest faction. More than a year and a half after Putin attempted to decapitate Kyiv, most still have their mandates and continue serving the people in the For Life and Peace Platform.
I’m still playing around with photos from various races from Kyiv City Marathon over the weekend.
In other news, Jillian Kay @WSJ points out the lunacy of holding general elections in Ukraine under martial law, citing former President Petro Poroshenko and political experts.
Amending martial-law legislation during martial law, is, er, not a viable option.
And, finally, Monika explains why life in Slovakia is so miserable these days.
I was immediately reminded of rural areas in the state of Kentucky.