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Polandball is Reddit's answer to Crimea crisis

A web comic popular on Reddit has taken off in popularity as a result of the crisis in Crimea, writes Emmet Ryan.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
4th March, 2014

A web comic popular on Reddit has taken off in popularity as a result of the crisis in Crimea. Polandball, based on a ball in the colours of the Polish flag, has become a gathering point online for protesters against Russia's actions in Ukraine.

The web comic, which sprang to prominence via Reddit, has seen several user generated editions go online in recent days.

Polandball is being portrayed as a hero in comics that exaggerate...

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