Blame the maps

A Pro-Russian mob has attacked the wrong building in Kharkiv. To quote from the tweets:

“Kharkiv residents” stormed Opera Theater, thinking it was mayor’s office…

A comment from a Czech follower:

When they came to us in 1968, they sieged National Museum instead of Parlament.

The National Museum building in Prague is an imposing neo-Renaissance building, so little wonder it was mistaken for a seat of power. The Opera House in Kharkiv is a huge late-Soviet concrete structure that, under certain conditions, could be confused with a gigantic obkom. Not by locals, of course.

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