Obama Skips National Security Team Meeting on Russia, Ukraine; Putin Seeks Access to Bases in Eight Countries

Daniel Halper The Weekly Standard 3/1/2014

A White House official emailed some reporters to say that President Obama’s team met today to discuss the ongoing situation on Ukraine. It appears President Obama did not attend.

“The President’s national security team met today to receive an update on the situation in Ukraine and discuss potential policy […]

Victory for Ukrainian Revolution



Red Square The People’s Cube 2/22/2014

Ukrainian revolution has won today and it’s very emotional for me, since that is where I was born and raised. 82 protesters are dead, the president is running, government thieves are being hunted down and brought to justice, communist party headquarters ransacked, and all remaining statues […]


20 February 2014


Kiev: ON FIRE Venezuela: ON FIRE Obama: watching a movie. http://t.co/5JLH34dKZK

— Razor (@hale_razor) February 18, 2014


STUNNING PIC: #Priest prays between police & protesters in #Ukraine. Nearly 70 people have died today in the violence pic.twitter.com/z6d3xXFLAg

— ShepNewsTeam (@ShepNewsTeam) February 20, 2014


H/T Twitchy


Protesters Just Toppled The Lenin Statue In Kiev — Video Captures The Historic Moment

Michael Kelley Business Insider 12/8/2013

Protesters in Ukraine have reportedly toppled a statue of former Russian leader Vladimir Lenin as demonstrations against President Viktor Yanukovich’s turn toward the Kremlin continue.

The monument was erected in the 1950s when Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union.

This video shows the statue falling and the subsequent celebration…