when foreigners casually drop ‘bombing of kyiv’ these pics always come to mind. this is what #RussianColonialism did to chechnya and grozny when they tried to leave the empire in 2000. a war crime of horrific scale, but the rest of the world was like ‘meh’, so moscow continued
moscow is awfully uncreative. in the last one hundred years #RussianColonialism has been using the same invasion and occupation tactic over and over and over again. thread.
тым, што пайшлі паміраць, каб жыла бацькаўшчына
2022. russia wants to punish ukraine for leaving #RussianColonialism, creates fake ‘genocide’ narratives, uses puppet statelets as a front for invasion. invaders engage in mass war crimes, but blitzkrieg fails and they face unprecedented resistance from the population. TBC
by popular demand, i will extend this thread to cover #RussianColonialism genocides pre-1917, too. stay tuned