February 20, 2014

Americans Pretend to Care About Ukraine

Sarah Kendzior, Politico

The Associated Press

Journalist Simon Shuster said it was “straight out of Hieronymus Bosch.” Writer Philip Gourevitch thought it was more like Bruegel. But the main word to describe the violent clashes in Ukraine’s capital city of Kyiv was “apocalyptic.” As in: “This is one of the most apocalyptic photos I’ve ever seen in the news,” as Wired reporter Steve Silberman tweeted below a picture shared more than 1,500 times.

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