SNL’s Cold Open brings Liam Neeson to help President Obama convince Russia’s Vladimir Putin to stop invading Ukraine’s Crimea region. It’s an opportunity for Liam Neeson to spoof his phone monologue from the movie Taken and we also see Jay Pharaoh’s Barack Obama parodying Putin’s shirtless horseback riding:
A guy nearly loses his legs (and his life) in a close call with a tram in Donetsk, Ukraine. Amazingly, he escaped completely unharmed.
When they are not using them to fight the protesters, members of the Ukrainian police use their riot shields as sleds…
The former boxing champion Vitali Klitschko got sprayed with a fire extinguisher during a protest rally in the Ukraine. Klitschko, now a politician, was sprayed in the face when he tried to calm down protesters and stop them from attacking police in Kiev last night.
Watching this compilation of crazy stunts from Mustang Wanted and his crew will give you instant sweaty palms. I won’t tell you not to try this, because you would have to be insane to even consider it. These guys won’t live very long:
A daredevil cat takes the hard way to bring her kitten into a new home.
A stray dog decided to join street musician in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, for a sing along, helping him to earn a hefty sum of money. The clarinetist, Sergey Ivanovich, said that the dog does not belong to him and that he simply came up and started ‘singing’. After some persuading from the spectators, Sergey took the dog home, even though he said he already has a dog.
Filmed near Simferopol, Crimea, on early Thursday morning. Unlike the famous Chelyabinsk meteor, this one didn’t cause any material damage.
A Ukrainian honor guard accidentally knocked off his hat with a saber, but managed to catch it with his sheath, during the arrival ceremony for Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev who met Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich in Kiev, on Monday. The best part is not the guard’s smooth recovery, but the way both presidents barely kept straight faces through the blunder.