Skip to comments.Syria Rebels Offer 'Advice' to Ukrainian 'Rebels'
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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It seems Ukranians just don’t have the heart to plant IED’s, blow up schools, or behead captives.