This is the latest report from our Fishermen in Eastern Ukraine. There are cities under siege, home to many Jewish families who are very anxious and hoping to leave. The Russian backed insurgents have surrounded cities. They are setting up road blocks, stopping traffic in and out. Everyone traveling through these blockades is subject to robbery, harassment, rape and even murder. No one really knows what they will face when they leave their homes seeking safer areas.
It is historically true that millions of people living in the FSU have suffered at the hands of tyrannical leaders. It is also true there are certain long-time spiritual forces at work that, if not abated by the hand of the Lord, will certainly bring on more disaster and darkness.
Presently the news media is filled with the takeover of Vladimir Putin and the Russian army of the Crimea, a large peninsula belonging to the Ukraine jutting into the Black Sea.