I also like the disinfectant aspect- like house cleaning?
And we can have a chuckle! Or two?
|Victoria Nuland's pet "Yats' get Zelyonk'd|
Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the chairman of Ukraine's opposition Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) faction, donned a crisp white shirt before traveling to Kharkiv on February 12 to visit jailed ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.As usual I am omitting the spin terms that fill this article
That might have been a mistake.
Yatsenyuk's shirt, and much of his face, was left dripping in deep-green liquid after he and his first deputy, Oleksandr Turchynov, were confronted by a pair of government supporters carrying spray bottles and more than a dozen vials of a topical antiseptic known as "zelyonka."How fitting is that? A ghastly zombie like aspect.
Zelyonka, which is frequently translated as "brilliant green," has been used for years in Ukraine, Russia, and elsewhere to treat minor cuts and scrapes, often giving its wearers a slightly ghastly, zombie-like aspect.
But in recent months, zelyonka has also enjoyed a resurgence as an extremely distinctive form of nonlethal aggression in Ukraine's Euromaidan protests. Pro-government activists -- mainly young people and the so-called "titushky" enforcement brigades -- have repeatedly used the antiseptic to highlight/draw attention to prominent members of the political opposition and even protesters themselves.
Another recepient of the Zelyonka treatment is..
|Yuriy Lutsenko, Tymoshenko's former interior minister|
---- calmly continued a late December speech in Kharkiv after three men and a woman sprayed the crowd with brilliant green.
And still another recipient is a Tymoshenko associate and her lawyer Serhiy Vlasenko, who has probably received the worst of the zelyonka highlights he has been splashed numerous times
July 2012- So Zelyonking has been going on for quite a while......He was also doused with a jug of brilliant green in July 2012.-
Video below of 2012 highlighting...