The Ghosts of Chernobyl Live In This Creepy Amusement Park. Can I Go??

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Pripyat Amusement Park was set to open on May Day of 1986. On April 26th, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster left Pripyat, Ukraine in the Zone of Alienation, an area unsafe for humans due to high levels of radiation. Despite not making it to opening day, the park operated on the 27th to cheer up the […]

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Charles Krauthammer: President Obama has abandoned Ukraine

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http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/507579585949876224 Late for meetings and too late to supply Ukraine with defensive weapons? http://twitter.com/#!/krauthammer/status/507704797034991616 The reaction is mixed: http://twitter.com/#!/GallantSkeptic/status/507710187541512192 http://twitter.com/#!/scottfrench62/status/507708293805264897 http://twitter.com/#!/mdcrawfish/status/507871367891800064 http://twitter.com/#!/profLind/status/507707392792854529 The NATO summit has concluded and we’ll hear more from the president shortly. http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/507863321551179776 Related: Cease-fire reached in Ukraine; President Obama still reading about it Move over, hashtags! Samantha Power forwards Russia simplified map […]

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‘Extraordinary standoff’: Ukraine troops won’t surrender in Crimea [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/jamesmatesitv/status/440097266523574272 “Unidentified gunmen” — a.k.a. Russian soldiers — surrounded the Ukrainian military base at the Perevalne village in Crimea on Sunday morning. Ukraine troops are refusing to stand down. Journalists on scene are sharing background and photos of the tense scene. http://twitter.com/#!/gavinsblog/status/440107682855276544 http://twitter.com/#!/shaunwalker7/status/440090767189889024 http://twitter.com/#!/jamesmatesitv/status/440107959649988608 Civilians from both sides are also there. http://twitter.com/#!/Agnakagos/status/440123477488447488 http://twitter.com/#!/Steve_Penstone/status/440124964214022144 Previous: ‘The […]

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‘Bravo!’: Angry mob tosses Ukrainian politician in the trash

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http://twitter.com/#!/RieMcAz/status/511972339266101249 An angry mob of Ukrainians had a no nonsense approach to dealing with sleazy politicians. Member of the Ukrainian Parliament Vitaly Zhuravsky was lucky tar and feathers weren’t handy. NBC News reports: Having a history of authorizing bills placing restrictions on anti-government protests and criminalizing libel did not appear to play well in his favor. Protesters, […]

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Woman’s ‘powerful,’ ‘must-see’ message goes viral: ‘I am a Ukrainian’ [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/instapundit/status/435968221347192832 As apocalyptic images of deadly Kiev violence circulate, this striking video of a Ukrainian woman explaining the struggle against corrupt government “barbarians” has gone viral. Her message about freedom in Ukraine has over 1 million views. “Please share it,” she says. “Speak to your friends, speak to your family, speak to your government, and […]

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Putin is in control of Ukrainian ‘spy dolphins’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/511530954834202624 Cry ‘Havoc,’ and let slip the militarized-mammals of war! Russia confirms Putin is in charge of highly-trained 'spy dolphins' seized from Ukraine http://t.co/FFe2CJ9qOU — Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) September 15, 2014 From the article: Russia has formally acknowledged that it has conscripted Ukraine’s ‘spy dolphins’ which means they could now be used in underwater […]

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Orthodox priest ‘blesses’ troops at Perevalne base standoff [photo]

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http://twitter.com/#!/eliefares/status/440096270527774720 The striking photo of a Russian Orthodox priest and his entourage at the Perevalne military base standoff in Crimea had many observers seeing red this morning. http://twitter.com/#!/AMajster/status/440096676876140544 http://twitter.com/#!/samneill94/status/440105968248971264 But a reporter on scene who tweeted the photo notes that the priest explained he wasn’t favoring the Russian troops over the Ukrainians: The Orthodox priest […]

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‘He’s absolutely lost it’! Delusional Harry Reid links stalled Ukraine legislation to Koch Brothers

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http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/444154915100065792 Nope. Sadly, it’s all too real. Harry Reid plummeted to a new low with his creepy Koch obsession today: http://twitter.com/#!/ArletteSaenz/status/444146665768120320 Say wut? http://twitter.com/#!/alexis_levinson/status/444146315447259136 That’s “on message”? Good. Lord. http://twitter.com/#!/scottlincicome/status/444147937493254144 From The Hill: Reid tied the billionaire brothers who have bankrolled conservative causes to GOP demands that language delaying the Internal Revenue Service’s regulation of […]

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Meet The Unsung Heroes Of The Chernobyl Disaster You Never Learned About In Class

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Most of us have learned about the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in some capacity. Whether it was during an eighth-grade lecture or while browsing online, you’ve most likely seen images from the aftermath of this horrific nuclear meltdown and heard chilling accounts of what life was like that day for those living near the Chernobyl Nuclear […]

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