What the WHAT is going on in Ukraine?! A whole lot, but these too-true GIFs and political analyses should help clear things up.


When President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted amid violent protests, the international community did one of these…


…and that’s when we all had the exact same thought:

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Pro-Kremlin forces seized Crimea…

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…and totally shut down orders to vacate the occupied buildings.

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While observers were straight up freakin’ out about…

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Basically, bad tempers all around…

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…with violent backlash against separatists claiming parts of Ukraine for Russia…

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Ugh, then we had to deal with this…

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Can you say:

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Now, diplomats are trying to tread water…

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…but really they’re all like…

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Now, we’re at crunch time…

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…and we all just gotta…

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…‘cause maybe you forgot, but um…

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…just sayin’.