Thought for the day

"Conspiracy is usually a better explanation and closer to the truth than incompetence and fraud in most human activity." -- Mark Twain

Lyudmila Denisova, a former Ukrainian Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights, has claimed that she “exaggerated” claims of sex crimes allegedly committed by Russian soldiers in order to “convince the world to contribute weapons and pressure” on behalf of Kiev’s leadership. Denisova claimed her exaggerations worked on at least one occasion in an interview published Friday in a Ukrainian outlet: