Aug 30Liked by Eastsplaining

Side fun fact. Girkin pictures, middle top picture, the flag behind Girkin is not the Confederate's battle flag, but one proposed for Novorossiya (new-russia), which was supposed to be an amalgamation of Donetsk and Luhansk PRs that never formally materialized. It's based on an old tsarist naval jack, which by an amazing historical coincidence resembles the battle jack of CSA that is now used as its flag. You can easily spot the difference: Russian flag doesn't have the Confederates' stars.

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