Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/02/15

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Subject: [Leica] Kiev demonstrations
From: tedgrant at (tedgrant at
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2014 22:40:16 -0800
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Chris I have some simple common sense logic for you.

WHO CARES???????????'

Dr. ted
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Crawford" <chris at>
To: <lug at>
Sent: Saturday, February 15, 2014 1:03 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Kiev demonstrations

> It has now been more than twenty years since the fall of the Soviet Union,
> yet only a few of the states that emerged from the old Soviet empire are
> free and democratic today. The three Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, and
> Lithuania), and possibly Armenia and Georgia. The rest are still
> authoritarian states, and a few, such as Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, are
> now less free than they were under communism. Uzbek dictator Islam Karimov
> was the Communist boss of Uzbekistan in the last years of the Soviet
> system, and since independence he's brought back medieval punishments,
> like boiling people alive!
> -- 
> Chris Crawford
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> On 2/15/14 3:43 PM, "Jim Shulman" <jshulman at> wrote:
>>For a minute I thought someone was demonstrating Kiev cameras. Unlike the
>>cameras, I hope this demonstration works.
>>On Feb 15, 2014 3:29 PM, "Peter Klein" <pklein at> wrote:
>>> As you may have heard, Ukraine is in crisis, with the main square of
>>> occupied by demonstrators.  A flickr friend of mine is there, and has
>>> posting some pretty amazing pictures of the goings-on.
>>> This one is of a journalist who is covering the crisis with a
>>> DSLR with telephoto, a Fuji X-Pro1, and what looks like a Speed Graphic!
>>> <>
>>> The entire series can be seen on his photostream:
>>> <>
>>> --Peter
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