FRIDAY 13 MAY 2022 UKRAINE UPDATE: CNN There are wounded inside the steel plant in Mariupol.  It is believed that all the civilians are all out.  The Russians keep shelling the plant. Russian troops have withdrawn around Kharkiv and destroyed bridges. Destroying the bridges means that the Russians have given up attempts to occupy Kharkiv,Continue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE”


MONDAY 11 APRIL 2022 UKRAINE UPDATME Luke Harding: “another day of bloodshed and horror.”  @lukeharding1968 CNN US thinks Putin could try to interfere in American elections (AGAIN?).  (Note: Why would they not?  Nobody did anything last time except Obama giving Putin a strong: “Cut it out.”  I’m sure Putin was quivering in his boots.) SixContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: CHEMICAL WEAPONS”


MONDAY 11 APRIL 2022 UKRAINE UPDATE, 3:30 PM I would like to apologize to my regular customers.  I have been doing a play and therefore posts have been shorter and less frequent.  I have a week off now, so I hope to get back up to par.  Thanks for hanging in there with me.  I’mContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE”


On Twitter @cjjohns1951 UKRAINE WORLD Russians shelled railway in Kharkiv oblast used to evacuate civilians from Donbas. (Note: Ukraine World is publishing the photographs of Russian military people who are perpetrating atrocities.) Russia has shelled railroad near Barvinkove in the Kharkiv region thus rendering impossible evacuation of civilians from Sloviansk and Kramatorsk that are aboutContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: THURSDAY 7 APRIL 2022, 3:30 PM”


MONDAY 4 APRIL 2022, 8:30 MSNBC: Chris Hayes Vindman:  Three should have been a greater press to avoid this war because we knew the kind of barbarism that we would see.  We must help Ukraine end this war.  These types of incidents are going to increase as Russia gets frustrated.  We need to give themContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE”


MONDAY 28 MARCH 2022 Day 28 CNN CNN anchor said this morning that the Ukrainian people “think” that the war has been going on for eight years.  He said this more than once.  I don’t understand why this fact was portrayed as a supposition.   UKRAINE WORLD Ukraine’s largest pro=Russian party suspended its operation.  ThisContinue reading “MONDAY UKRAINE”

Ukraine Update

THURSDAY 24 MARCH 2022: 1 pm MSNBC The new sanctions are targeting the defense industry in Russia. Ben Rhodes: (Note: It’s always interesting to hear what Ben Rhodes has to say.  I think he’s one of the few people who has a soul.)  We are restructuring NATO’S presence on the Russian flank.  A statement wasContinue reading “Ukraine Update”


WEDNESDAY 23 MARCH 2022 UKRAINE UPDATE: UKRAINE WORLD Director of the Kherson Drama Theatre, Oleksandr Knyha, was kidnapped this morning.  The video from Mariupol looks like WWII Germany In Kharkiv, more than a thousand high-rise buildings have already been destroyed. Zelensky appeals to Japan for more economic sanctions. Zelensky also noted that the UN SecurityContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE”


21 MARCH 2022, 4 PM MSNBC It is estimated that 3.5 million people have been forced to leave Ukraine. The vaccinated rate in Ukraine is low and therefore there is likely to be another COVId outbreak.  U.S. is not accepting many refugees from Ukraine.  Why? Filtration camps?  People being evacuated and transported. Miles Taylor: WeContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: 4 PM”

Ukraine Update: Friday Morning

FRIDAY 18 MARCH 2022 The Russians are bombing Lviv this morning.  The message is that nothing, nowhere is safe.  And, we sit for another day and wring our hands. CNN Russians accused of kidnapping another mayor. New attacks on civilian targets US not making it easy for Ukrainians with family in the US to comeContinue reading “Ukraine Update: Friday Morning”