Theodore Roosevelt & John Muir on horseback in Yosemite, CA, 1903
After spending three nights camping alone with John Muir, President Roosevelt helped push for including the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias as part of Yosemite National Park. Previously, it had been under the care of the state of California.
Cheers to the Revolution: Kiev’s Beautiful Molotov Cocktails
Kiev’s Euromaidan protestors use fire to their advantage. With fire, the protestors were able to defend their barricades, extend their lines, and fortify their positions. They were mobilized throughout the city to collect as many bottles as possible, and thousands of Molotov cocktails were used to set fire to tanks, other armored vehicles, and buses. These little bombs were the only real weapon protestors had against the government’s well-armed forces.
Donald Weber spent this February in Kiev photographing for VICE. Follow our coverage of breaking events in Kiev on VICE News.