Monday, November 9, 2009
Move over Ellen James, there's a new society in town. At least it is if the town is Ukrainian. Looking like something out of Tim Bradstreet's pen, a group of Ukrainian women calling themselves "Asgarda" have revived "the tribal traditions of the Scythian Amazons of ancient Greek mythology." They've traded in their ballet slippers for boxing gloves and battle axes -- tools more useful in an area where women frequently become victims of sexual trafficking. For the complete story, check out Planet.