The New York Times reports :
KIEV, Ukraine — It is by now a well-established pattern. Armed, masked men in their 20s to 40s storm a public building of high symbolic value in a city somewhere in eastern Ukraine, evict anyone still there, seize weapons and ammunition,
Totalitarianism always begins with seizing guns and ammunition.
Nazis did it in Germany. Russians are doing it in Ukraine. And Democrats are doing it in New York.