[Ed. – There’s more along these lines. Some things just have to be done.]
As reported in the Guardian, actor-producer-seventh-dan-in-aikido and Russian citizen Steven Seagal has been banned for five years from entering Ukraine. According to a letter cited by the Guardian and published in Apostrophe, the Ukrainian government considered Seagal to have “committed socially dangerous actions … that contradict the interests of maintaining Ukraine’s security.” Seagal happens to like Russian strongman Vladimir Putin and supported his annexation of Crimea.
The following editorial is dedicated to Steven Seagal fans.
Ukraine’s point is obviously that no one is above the law—it’s hard to kill the dream of Ukrainian independence. Democracy has been marked for death…