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Syria Rebels Offer 'Advice' to Ukrainian 'Rebels'
Arutz Sheva ^ | 03/18/2014 | Arutz Sheva staff

Posted on 03/20/2014 8:41:59 AM PDT by Rusty0604

Syrians offer mostly tongue-in-cheek 'advice' to Ukrainians fighting to ward-off Russian takeover in Crimea.

The revolution in Kiev has been widely covered in the Arab press, which has seen comparisons to the Syrian revolution and claims that the Ukraine – like Syria – is another arena of the new "cold war" between Russia and the U.S.

At the same time, the Ukrainian revolution was also highlighted on Syrian Facebook pages, especially those of many Syrian citizens. They likewise drew similarities between their revolution and that of the Ukrainian people, but the tone taken by most of them was humorous or sarcastic, reports the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) Tuesday.

Thus, for example, Syrian activists from Homs started a virtual Facebook event titled "Give Advice To The Rebels Of Ukraine And Venezuela." The page received many “likes” and thousands of Syrian oppositionists filled it with advice (most of it sarcastic) for Ukraine's rebels based on their experience rebelling against their own regime.

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1 posted on 03/20/2014 8:41:59 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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It seems Ukranians just don’t have the heart to plant IED’s, blow up schools, or behead captives.

2 posted on 03/20/2014 8:53:44 AM PDT by PGR88
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Or - They know that if they did, the Soviets Russians would retaliate in a far stronger fashion than the U.S. does.
3 posted on 03/20/2014 9:22:39 AM PDT by Pecos (The Chicago Way: Kill the Constitution, one step at a time.)
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