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Side by Side by Sondland

An envoy beyond US borders/ When asked if Zelensky-rewarders/ Had offered a quid/ Pro quo, said they did:/ “We followed the President’s orders”./// https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/1197239640715075584

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Comedy polled

A comic’s successful campaign/ Has brought him electoral gain;/ “They laughed”, he deadpanned,/ “On hearing I’d stand -/ They’re not laughing now in Ukraine!” A comic's successful campaignHas brought him electoral gain;"They laughed", he deadpanned,"On hearing I'd stand –They're not … Continue reading

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Living Dead

Babchenko occasioned some strife/ By faking the loss of his life;/ His claim to be dead/ Completely misled/ The whole world, including his wife*./// *OK, some media reporting now that she did know. I’ll stick with ‘it’s unclear’ for now. … Continue reading

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Crimea River

A Tatar who sang for Ukraine/ Recorded a song contest gain./ She won Eurovision/ In spite of derision/ From Russia, which showed its disdain./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36295168 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/731892899147857920

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Bear Facts

Attempts to remove the bear’s fangs/ Give Vladimir terrible pangs/ But sadly for Putin/ Amid all the shootin’/ He gets fewer bucks for his bangs./// http://www.vox.com/2014/12/18/7414949/vladimir-putins-insane-sounding-bear-quote-is-essential-for Attempts to remove the bear's fangs Give Vladimir terrible pangs But sadly for Putin Amid all the … Continue reading

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Choc to the System

A billionaire king of confection/ Won out in Kiev’s recent election/ But nevertheless/ May find sweet success/ Turned sour by armed insurrection. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-27745278 A billionaire king of confectionWon out in Kiev's recent electionBut neverthelessMay find sweet successTurned sour by armed … Continue reading

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Heir-ing One’s Opinion

Some FCO people and Russians/ Had rather explosive discussions/ For when Charlie bashes ‘im/ Tainting with fascism/ Putin demands repercussions. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27515086 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/469567457645297664

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Summit for Nowt

In Paris high-level discussions/ Between the US and the Russians/ Concerning #Ukraine/ Have failed yet again/ With globally felt repercussions. ///http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304886904579471933179823314?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702304886904579471933179823314.html In Paris high-level discussions Between the US and the Russians Concerning #Ukraine Have failed yet again With globally felt repercussions. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Cry Me a Referendum

Crimeans in their referendum/ Asked Russia to come and befriend ’em./ The people in Kiev’re/ Not happy, however -/ Say NATO must come and defend ’em. /// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/10702292/Ukraine-crisis-EU-warns-of-new-cold-war-if-Russia-grabs-Crimea.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/445503565025775616

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No Sanctions Please, We’re British

A paper drawn up for discussions/ Has warned of severe repercussions:/ If Britain is rash/ We may lose the cash/ Invested by plutocrat Russians. ///http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/03/uk-seeks-russia-harm-city-london-document A paper drawn up for discussionsHas warned of severe repercussions:If Britain is rashWe may lose … Continue reading

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