April 19th 1943: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Was the 1943 act of Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German-occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi Germany’s final effort to transport the remaining Ghetto population to Treblinka extermination camp.
WHY THE F*** IS THIS HAPPENING
Well, to be honest, it’s not happening, or not in the way it’s being portrayed.
The leaflets could not be traced back to an official source and the guy whose signature is at the bottom (Denis Pushilin, supposed leader of the pro-Russian separatists) claims no responsibility for them.
So in all likelihood it’s just someone trying to stir up distrust for that particular faction! Doesn’t mean that the situation in the Ukraine isn’t awful, but this particular thing isn’t happening.
Here’s the Snopes link to explain it better.
this is actually happening
the situation in Ukraine right now is so f***ed up it is honestly the #1 thing I am scared of right now in the whole world.
102 years ago today, the RMS Titanic sank in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, taking more than fifteen hundred souls with it.