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Stuart Carlson

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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 9 months ago

    A big chunk of the Ukraine was taken from the CCCP after WWI, partly based on self-determination (they were unOrthodox Christians and hated everything Russian) and partly based on punishing the CCCP for not supporting the Allies in WWI and partly based on punishing the CCCP for being Commies.


    Then Stalin took it all back, plus chunks of what had been the Austrian Empire, most of whom were unOrthodox Christians who hated everything Russian.


    In the far east of the Ukraine, the people are Russian Orthodox, Russian speakers, and ethnic Russians (but they hate Russia because Stalin starved everyone in the Ukraine, including the ethnic Russians, and they remember; and they hate the Austrians almost as much as they hate the Russians).


    So how do you know if someone speaking Russian is an ethnic Russian Ukrainian or is a Russian soldier sent to sever the Eastern Ukraine from the rest of the Ukraine?


    (I don’t.)

  2. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    ^Well, at least these guys (no, I don’t like Putin either, but…) speak a language the locals understand, instead of having to use translators to tell folks why they’re being stomped on for their own “good”. The best foreign policy for the U.S. today may well be to let foreigners run their own show, without our interference.

  3. Gresch

    Gresch said, 9 months ago

    @Mr King

    The AK47 is not the weapon of choice by an American Patriot and they do not wear masks … who have you been hanging out with Comrade?

  4. Bob

    Bob said, 9 months ago

    @Mr King

    uh huh. At least tea partier’s are willing to show their faces. I have yet to see a leftist gathering where anyone isn’t masked either as guy fawkes, a gas victim or like the above

  5. Gregory Kruse

    Gregory Kruse GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Haven’t you heard? The NYT retracted it’s story.

  6. Rymlianin

    Rymlianin said, 9 months ago

    @Gresch

    Not very familiar with our “Right Sektor” allies in Ukraine , are you?

  7. pirate227

    pirate227 said, 9 months ago

    @Michael wme

    By the Russian issued uniforms and gear.

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