Media Tune Down Ukraine Hysteria – Continue To Print Falsehoods, by Moon of Alabama

Ukraine is falling off the Western radar, the Ukraine flags are coming off social media in favor of various rainbows, Russia is consolidating its gains, and Ukrainians are realizing they are cannon fodder. From Moon of Alabama at moonofalabama.com:

The Ukraine war has fallen below the fold of the New York Times and the Washington Post. It is not the only sign that the ‘western’ war rage and cheer leading for Ukraine has ended. When one scrolls down though there are still Ukraine headlines on the NYT front page.

One is to its “live” coverage with the current headline saying:

Ukraine Live Updates: Russian Forces Move Into Center of Sievierodonetsk.

That ‘live update’ is two week behind the real news. As Reuters reported on May 31:

Russia takes most of Sievierodonetsk city in eastern Ukraine.

KYIV, May 31 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday that Russia had taken control of most of the eastern industrial city of Sievierodonetsk, a bombed-out wasteland whose capture Moscow has made the principal objective of its invasion.

Some ‘western’ analysts had since falsely claimed that Ukraine had launched a counteroffensive into the city. That counterattack in fact never has taken place. The forces who were supposed to launch it where shelled to clumps before they could set off.

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