Daily aggregation: 18th/19th February 2023. Quotation from Howard Zinn, Tweets, Video’s. Please share.

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Howard Zinn

If patriotism were defined, not as blind obedience to government, not as submissive worship to flags and anthems, but rather as love of one’s country, one’s fellow citizens (all over the world), as loyalty to the principles of justice and democracy, then patriotism would require us to disobey our government, when it violated those principles.




19th February 2023

One could only dream of such a rapid movement of #Ukrainian battlegroups. And now it’s reality. #UkraineWillWin


Ukrainian Community in Ireland Retweeted

Ukrainian Action in Ireland


GPO #Dublin 24.02 14:00 National Monument #Cork 24.02 16:30 Arthur’s Quay Park #Limerick 25.02 11:00 Spanish Arch #Galway 24.02 15:00 St Mel’s Cathedral #Longford 24.02 18:00 #Wexford Quay 24.02 16:30 Holy Trinity Cathedral #Waterford 24.02 15:00 #Kilkenny Castle 24.02 14:00



Ukrainian Community in Ireland Retweeted

Ukrainian Art History



‘Three generations’ (1913), Fedir Krychevsky. Collection of Sumy Art Museum. He was one of the creators of the Ukrainian Art Academy in 1917. Died in 1947 from illness and starvation in Irpin, Kyiv region, because the soviet government ‘canceled’ him as a ‘traitor.’



Glasnost Gone


19th February 2023

Today France is to begin delivering the armoured vehicles it has promised to #Ukraine. French Defence Minister said the training of  crews on the AMX-10 (“light tanks”) was “nearly complete” and the first vehicles would be sent “by the end of next week”




The Odessa Journal  Retweeted

Emine Dzheppar


19th February 2023

Ukraine government official

83 years old Vita Yalivets from #Poltava region spends all her free time knitting socks for #Ukrainian defenders. She believes that they not only keep soldiers warm but remind them of their homes. #StandWithUkraine



The Odessa Journal 


The United States has officially determined that Russia has committed crimes against humanity.


Erin Banco


I’ve been quiet on here recently. Here’s why: We obtained U.S. cables and internal documents from inside Prigozhin’s network. They reveal exclusive new details about how Wagner+co has expanded across the world and why Western officials are so concerned.

politico.com Inside the stunning growth of Russia’s Wagner Group Exclusive U.S. diplomatic cables and internal documents detail the expansion of the paramilitary force and global network led by a top


Iuliia Mendel


19th February 2023

Chechen Republic leader Ramzan Kadyrov appears to have rejected overtures from Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin to join a renewed informational campaign against the Russian MoD, suggesting that this campaign may fail to restore Prigozhin’s waning influence – ISW




19th February 2023

Wagner mercenary says convicts are lied to in prison, promised not to be sent into suicidal assaults. In one area, 2,500+ convicts perished without being able to take a designated position.




19th February 2023

#Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni will arrive in #Kyiv tomorrow, Reuters reports. She will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.



Bill Browder Retweeted

Ian Austin


19th February 2023


explains why we must do more to support Ukraine: “the Ukrainians are doing the West’s fighting for us and we should give them every bit of assistance. So far, we’ve given them enough not to lose. But we haven’t yet given them enough to win.”


If Putin wins in Ukraine, he will point his nuclear missiles at London

BILL BROWDER: If Russia had been properly governed, it might now have a modern and large economy on a par with those of Germany or

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