Cartoonish Crimean Prosecutor a Hit in Japan
Wars are just movies when they happen elsewhere. There is no better proof of that sad truth than the surprise Internet stardom of Natalya Poklonskaya, 33, from Simferopol, Crimea.
On March 12, Sergei Aksyonov, the less-than-legitimate prime minister of the Ukrainian autonomous region already occupied by an unmarked Russian military force, appointed Poklonskaya the Crimea's prosecutor general. She was
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