02
May
14

Ukraine crisis in Tweets

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The Ukrainian government has begun its long-stalled offensive against separatists in the east of the country. A bit of what we know as found on Twitter.

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[tweet https://twitter.com/JeffersonObama/status/462258146103549952 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/VegasJessie/status/462257969904619520 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/AP/status/462245028644270080 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/AnneBayefsky/status/462244854584446976 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/462243512269144064 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/NewsHour/status/462242386765430784 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/Lawsonbulk/status/462242289176158208 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/pollbuster/status/462238781467144192 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/W7VOA/status/462236201525579776 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/molodyko/status/462213026171453440 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/Lawsonbulk/status/462200869451071488 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/PaulaChertok/status/462197646044962816 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/WSJeurope/status/462184880592674816 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/LinkeviciusL/status/462184695820996608 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/USRealityCheck/status/462162954301870080 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/OfficiallyErinD/status/462259366918623232 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/NerdyWonka/status/462263371845632001 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/WhiteHouse/status/462263716575444992 align = ‘center’]

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Chat on, and don’t worry: CNN will have more breaking #MH370 news soon.


70 Responses to “Ukraine crisis in Tweets”


  1. May 2, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    Haven’t read R&S yet, but for first time heard the alert! Yeah May!

  2. 9 Nerdy Wonka
    May 2, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    For those who missed the press conference.

  3. 10 JER
    May 2, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    LIVESTREAM: First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at UTSA for College Signing Day http://ksat.tv/1lPePPmhttp://www.ksat.com/Battle-of-Flowers-Parade/9293744

  4. May 2, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Did you know the Steppes of the Ukraine are among the richest soil for growing crops in the world? The deepest topsoil too. Don’t know if they’ve ruined them with artificial fertilizer and weed killers or not. . .

  5. 12 Nerdy Wonka
    May 2, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    While President was talking about serious issues, Boehner did this.

  6. 13 JER
    May 2, 2014 at 1:17 pm

  7. May 2, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    Thanks LL for the great update!:) Are you off today?

  8. 17 Nerdy Wonka
    May 2, 2014 at 1:19 pm

  9. May 2, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    UN Security Council still meeting on Ukraine http://webtv.un.org/live/

    Thank you NW for the new post on Ukraine.

    Major clashes in Odessa and the pro-Russian separatists are getting their butts kicked by Ukrainians.

  10. May 2, 2014 at 1:19 pm

  11. 28 Nerdy Wonka
    May 2, 2014 at 1:20 pm

  12. 30 hopefruit2
    May 2, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    I guess the Scandal crew has been hanging out at WH for this weekend’s WHCD. :)

  13. 31 Nerdy Wonka
    May 2, 2014 at 1:22 pm

  14. May 2, 2014 at 1:26 pm

  15. 33 hopefruit2
    May 2, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    HAHAHAhahahaha!

  16. 36 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    • 37 Nena20409
      May 2, 2014 at 2:39 pm

      When she used to appear on Tuesdays with Stephanie Miller, I started to like her. She is funny.

  17. 38 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 1:30 pm

  18. 39 Nerdy Wonka
    May 2, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    LOL. This is so true. Plus, an unhealthy love for mayonnaise.

  19. 40 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 1:31 pm

  20. 41 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 1:33 pm

  21. May 2, 2014 at 1:33 pm

  22. 44 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 1:42 pm

  23. 45 JER
    May 2, 2014 at 1:42 pm

  24. May 2, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    Ambassador Power is, once again, calling out Churkin for his lies. Fierce!!!

  25. 48 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 1:51 pm

  26. 49 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 1:52 pm

  27. 50 japa21
    May 2, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    Less than 1,000 to go.

  28. 51 57andfemale
    May 2, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    My TL is abuzz with a new hatred of Boner. What did he do now?

    • May 2, 2014 at 2:17 pm

      He’s setting up an “investigative committee” for Benghazi.

      • 53 57andfemale
        May 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm

        John Fugelsang had a good meme this morning: There were literally scores of U.S. embassies under attack that day because of that stupid trailer to a non-existent movie. How many Americans were saved due to the good management in a quickly changing, dangerous situation?

    • 54 Linda
      May 2, 2014 at 2:24 pm

      He is forming a Select Committee on Benghazi…..

  29. May 2, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Pro-Ukrainians in Odessa helped save several pro-russia thugs from a burning building …

  30. May 2, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    UK UN Ambassador was also ‘live tweeting’ during today’s UNSC meeting:)

  31. 59 donna dem 4 obama
    May 2, 2014 at 2:16 pm

  32. 60 Linda
    May 2, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Vox.com provided a misleading take of the Keystone XL pipeline in a short video explainer. The video for former Washington Post blogger Ezra Klein’s new venture was sponsored by General Electric, which has publicly supported the tar sands pipeline.

    The visually appealing “Vox Explains” video gives a two-minute overview of the Keystone XL, but provides a misleading view of the number of jobs the pipeline would create. While the voiceover states that building the pipeline would “create thousands of temporary construction jobs,” the number on the screen shows 42,000 temporary jobs, suggesting that all 42,000 jobs will be in construction. But the State Department report actually projects only 3,900 temporary construction jobs if construction took one year or 1,950 jobs if construction took two years. The 42,000 figure includes tens of thousands of indirect jobs in everything from food service to finance that the State Department estimates will be supported by Keystone XL’s construction. The State Department estimates an outcome of only 35 permanent jobs would result from construction of the pipeline.

    The video shows how new media can mislead in ways that newspapers never could. In the Keystone XL video, both the voiceover and the text were technically accurate. However, the combination of the two resulted in a misleading impression.

    http://mediamatters.org/blog/2014/05/02/vox-misleads-on-keystone-xl-in-ge-sponsored-vid/199142

  33. 61 Nena20409
    May 2, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    24,999,055 hits

    Less than A THOUSAND To GO!

    In less than an HOUR……Lets have a Countdown Clock, Yeah!

  34. 62 donna dem 4 obama
    May 2, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    • 63 Nena20409
      May 2, 2014 at 2:38 pm

      The blame is Solely that of Antonio Scalia and the Rehnquist Courts on Dec 9th, 2000. Along with JEB and Kathrine Harris.

    • 65 SUE DUVALL SMITH
      May 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm

      SOMEONE WOULD STILL HAVE TO SHOW G.W. WHICH END GOES INTO THE PAINT CAN!

      • 66 anniebella
        May 2, 2014 at 5:37 pm

        This G.W. Bush you all are talking about think that his brother Jeb would make a good president. I guess that is why they always say that Mom is the wise one in the family, Barbara Bush said Jeb should not run. Mom is right.

  35. May 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    Awaiting independent confirmation, but if this is true someone in Moscow may be coming to their senses ….

    #TrustBarack

  36. 69 Dudette
    May 2, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    Gonna be offline for a while (back tonight). Thought I’d start celebrating just a wee bit early.

    25 million thanks and congrats to Chips for bringing us the best damn blog on the interwebs! Oodles of hugs and truckloads of Cheesy Puffs to you and all the intrepid blog tyrants!😀😀😀😀😀

  37. May 2, 2014 at 2:44 pm


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