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Battleground Ukraine: A Comprehensive Summary (From A Russian Perspective)

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Via WikiSpooks,

This is an impressive, comprehensive analysis of the February 2014 Ukraine coup from the perspective of a senior Russian academic. It details the interests and affiliations of the main Ukrainian domestic players - oligarchical clans many of whose leaders have dual nationality - with some shocking and little known detail. It exposes the glaring hypocrisies and double standards of the western sponsors of the coup and their Russian/Ukrainian '5th Column traitors'. It sees the coup and Russia's successful incorporation of Crimea as major game-changing events in the on-going, US-lead post-WWII machinations of the West to subdue Russia to its own agenda and outlines how Russia should now respond.

All-in-all a must-read for westerners needing to understand what is really happening in both the Ukraine and the wider Anglo-US-NATO globalisation drive which it brings into sharp focus:

 

 

Full Transcript below:

Introduction

Firstly, let me say that sometimes it's pleasant to be wrong. Well, I got it wrong. At the beginning of February my colleague, Elena Ponomarëva, and I discussed the question, could we take Crimea? I was a pessimist and said, 10% chance that we'll take Crimea. We won't get it because the West will react aggressively, and our authorities lack the courage. She said, on the contrary 90% chance that we take Crimea, and 10% chance that it doesn't happen. She was right. I was wrong.

Without doubt, the re-unification with Crimea is a very important landmark. In a recent TV interview I said that this is genuinely the end of the disgraceful era which began in Malta on the 2-3rd Dec 1989, when Gorbachev surrendered absolutely everything to Bush, even what wasn't asked for.

After that everything possible was given up. Rays of hope began to appear later, during the Putin administration. There was the war of 08.08.08. But later we failed to support Libya. Although we did put the foot down at Syria. But this is all far away from Russian lands. But Ukraine and Crimea - this is a completely new situation. We started to re-take our territory, little by little. Started doing as the Muscovite princes did in the 14th, 15th century, what the first Romanovs did, and the Stalin system in the 1930s, all of which was: leaving the historical zone of defeat.

But leaving the historical zone of defeat means not only external matters, we are now tearing up the global status quo, which took shape in 1991-94. Meaning: disintegration of the Soviet Union, the uranium deal, the shooting at the Moscow White House, the Budapest Memorandum.

 

National traitors

Yeltsinism gave raise to a whole stratum of people, whom our president called national-traitors. That is, the fifth column - in the authorities, in business and in the media. In particular, they revealed themselves during the events in Crimea.

 

But overcoming defeat has not only an external aspect but also a domestic aspect, Yeltsinism gave raise to a whole stratum of people, whom our president called national-traitors. That is, the fifth column - in the authorities, in business and in the media. In particular, they revealed themselves during the events in Crimea. That was a real moment of truth, moment of choice. People's true colors became apparent, in various spheres. And it was an very import experience for this reason: One could clearly observe the application of double-standards.

What do we mean by double-standards? For example: There was a time when the Brits annexed the Falkland Islands. They said: "Well, why not. There was a referendum in the Falkland Islands and the residents came out in favor of joining up with Britain, and that's sufficient."

"Crimea is a different matter altogether ..." -- although the situation is analogous.

Today we're talking about the Ukraine situation from a number of angles. It's a multi-faceted situation, like all big situations. Many different aspects have led to what happened. Concerning not only the clash between Russia and the West. There's a lot else going on too.

Firstly, it all began with a conflict within the Ukrainian oligarchic class. A great analyst is Vladimir Matveev. I very much recommend you look him up. A number of his analyses are out on the net. Moreover you don't need to be erudite to read his books. Anyone with higher education can read them. He's been very active on the subject of Mossad in Ukraine. He gets continuously threatened. Now he needs to get out of Ukraine and is having problems with that.

  • We are talking about the oligarchs.
  • Later we'll talk about the interests of the West - The Europeans and the Americans have different interests.
  • Next, the interests of Israel.
  • Then we'll run through the key events originating from the Banderite-American coup in Kiev, which continue to unfold.

The Ukrainian oligarchs

Firstly - the Ukrainian business clans.

 

Ihor Kolomoisky's Privat

The next corporate group is Privat. This is the most interesting one. It's the group of Ihor Kolomoisky. Kolomoisky's worth is 3 billion dollars. His partner is Gennady Bogolubov. Kolomoisky is a very interesting figure. Not only because he called our president a schizophrenic. 'He is the engine behind what is currently happening in Ukraine.

 

In 2012 analysts such as Matveev warned that there would be a very brutal conflict in 2013 between the business clans, between the oligarchs. And that's what happened.

What do we mean by clans in Ukraine? First we need to understand the division of power at the end of 2013. There are four basic clans.

Firstly the Donetsk clan - Rinat Akhmetov, whose fortune is estimated at $16 billion. His main interests are mining and steel production. This clan includes Boris Kolesnikov, the Kluevs, Yury Ivanyuschenko.

The second clan is the Yanukovych family. They control principally the customs officials, farming and infrastructure. By comparison this clan is a bit poorer, but they have held very powerful administrative positions. Yanukovych's "achievement" is that during his presidency the welfare state of Ukraine was finished off. Or rather, what was left of it. Destruction of the welfare state began during the time of Kuchma. Yuschenko and Tymoshenko significantly reduced the welfare state. And Yanukovych finished it off.

It's very interesting to examine the growth of the billionaire class. In 2010 the number of billionaires in Ukraine was 8. By only 2011 there were 21.

The Yanukovych regime greatly favored the growth of the billionaire class. Yanukovych's main sponsors were Rinat Akhmetov and Dmitry Firtash. The division of labor was: Ahkmetov controlled the government and Firtash the presidential administration.

The next massive bloc is Firtash, which is RosUkrEnergo, energy production and chemicals. They are the main partner of Rothschild in Ukraine. One of Firtash's main advisers is Robert Shetler-Jones. I'll talk about him later. An entrepreneur from the Rothschild group. Moreover, he's from MI6.

By the way, in all British corporations, in order to occupy a senior position, it is mandatory to be vetted by MI6. Otherwise you don't get it.

The next corporate group is Privat. This is the most interesting one. It's the group of Ihor Kolomoisky. Kolomoisky's worth is 3 billion dollars. His partner is Gennady Bogolubov. Kolomoisky is a very interesting figure. Not only because he called our president a schizophrenic. He is the engine behind what is currently happening in Ukraine.

Born in 1963. Jewish. He very actively supports the Hasidic group Chabad, which is not a sect, it's a movement. He's the main sponsor of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community. An old friend of Berezovsky. He owns about 200 companies, controls 40% of Ukrnafta, the media. A big fan of soccer. He owns: FC Dnipro, of Dnepropetrovsk, Arsenal Kyiv, and Hapoel of Tel-Aviv. He's the vice president of the Football Federation of Ukraine. Its president, Surkis, is a millionaire too, albeit not as big as Kolomoisky. He owns Dynamo Kyiv. Information frequently appears in the media about Kolomoisky's connections with international organized crime. He really wanted to buy up the assets of Sevastopol. Indeed he was on the verge of buying. He is the sponsor of Yuschenko, Tymoshenko and Klitschko, and of, paradoxical though it is, the ultra-nationalist Tyaghnibok.

It might seem strange that Kolomoisky the Jew would support Tyaghnibok the ultra-nationalist. But the main goal of Tyaghnibok is to get Ukrainians and Russians fighting each other. His ultra-nationalism is not anti-semitic.

Then there's another group in Ukraine, which no-one wants to talk about. Victor Pinchuk's group. He's the son-in-law of Kuchma. Pinchuk's people are Tigipko and Yatsenuk. According to experts such as Matveev, whom I mentioned and strongly recommend you look up, because of his enormous expertise, Pinchuk is very closely linked with the United States and with British intelligence, MI6.

Finally, one more part of the Ukrainian economy, which experts prefer not to write about. Arms trade, military technology and narcotics. Experts name dozens of names here. The main ones are: Vadim Rabinovitch, citizen of Israel, Ukraine and Hungary, Sergei Maximov and the Derkatch family. The elder Derkatch is Leonid Derkatch. He was the head of the Ukrainian security service, SBU. Now he holds all the cards, as he's dealing in weapons. Rabinovitch is a very interesting figure. He supports the gay-lesbian party Raduga and the Kiev feminist group Femen. Often quarrels with other Jewish oligarchs.

In general what characterizes the situation in Ukraine is that there isn't a single political center, This propagates into Ukraine's Jewish community too. They don't have a unified center either. There are constant squabbles, to impose their point of view. There are angry clashes between the secular part and those who support the Hasids and Chabadists. For example, there was a very angry conflict over the construction of the memorial at Babi Yar. Kolomoisky insisted there be a synagogue and an iconic building. Vitaly Nakhmanovitch said no, the place should be absolutely secular. There are very severe clashes.

For example, In 2011 Kolomoisky established the European Jewish Parliament, which sits in the European Parliament. It has a leaning toward Hadism and Chabad. The secular group is, for example, Vyacheslav Kantor. They haven't accepted all of this. There is an on-going angry clash. There are humorous situations. For example, Kolomoisky supports Chabad. Chabad supported Yanukovych during the election. Kolomoisky has openly come out against Yanukovych. This whole tangle of clashes has flared up. In 2013 it got very nasty. Moreover, the greed and stupidity of Yanukovych's mafioso clan revealed itself when they imposed their fees not only on the medium-sized businesses, they even went into the small businesses. Basically, they had to pay 60% to this family.

So you can understand those who went to the Maidan. They had had enough of that clan.

A different matter is who exploited the situation. Marx and Engels wrote in 1848 about revolutions: We now know what role stupidity plays in revolutions, and how scumbags will exploit it. So that was the Ukrainian oligarchs.

Rockefellers Rothchilds and Intelligence agencies

The next players on the Ukrainian field are: the Rockefellers and the Rothchilds. The Rothchilds entered Ukraine immediately after Ukraine became free from the Soviet Union. The Rothschild group entered in 1991-95. Likewise MI6 entered with a free hand.

Basically all western intelligence agencies had a free hand in Ukraine. That's why some experts call Ukraine the sandpit of the intelligence agencies. The CIA has a whole floor dedicated to Ukraine. We got this information now. But those who worked under cover in Ukraine in the late '90s were already reporting that SBU is a subsidiary of the FBI and the CIA, who were actively working there. Likewise the BND (German intelligence) were very actively working with their Banderite underground. And MI6 was working more unnoticed.

I'm not even going to mention the Israeli agents. I'll come to that later. Basically they all had a completely free hand. Firtash soon became the main partner of the Rothchilds. His partner from the Rothchilds was Robert Shetler-Jones. He is considered by experts to be the instigator of the gas wars between Ukraine and Russia. He was the one getting Ukraine and Russia to fight over gas. Notice the Rothschild group is at work in the East of Ukraine. That's the area they want to get their hands on, in particular the Dnepropetrovsk region, where the bank "Rothschild Europe" and their "Royal Dutch Shell" are operating.

The interests of the Rothschilds strongly clash with the interests of Russia. Remember that when we talk about the interests of the USA and of Britain, there are different interest groups in these countries. Not for nothing the great French geopolitical analyst Alexandre Del Valle talks about not the foreign policy of the US, but the foreign politicians of the US. There are different clans. The clans behind Obama want one thing, and the clans behind the neo-cons want something completely different. So they really have different foreign policies. The Rothchilds busily exploit crises and chaos which can be manipulated by the world players in order to buy up assets in Ukraine, likewise in Central Asia, and where possible in Russia. It's about gaining control of resource economies. That's a very important aspect.

The Rockefellers have more modest interests. For example, Chevron Corporation, which is in the Rockefeller empire. The Ivano-Frankivsk region was basically handed to them by Yanukovych. It's hard to even say whether Ivano-Frankivsk belongs to Ukraine or belongs to Chevron Corporation. The Rockefellers are more interested in Western Ukraine than Eastern.

Israeli interests in Ukraine

The next player in Ukraine is Israel, which is represented in Ukraine by Mossad and practically all of the Israeli intelligence services. Including the Komemiyut management, that's an administration within Mossad, whose business is the physical removal of Mossad's opponents. Komemiyut is Hebrew for "sovereignty". This Komemiyut administration, for example, they were the ones who killed the Iranian nuclear scientists. They are very effective, like Mossad generally. Aman is military intelligence service of the Prime Minister. Shabak is the internal security service. Shin Bet, Nativ - they are all present in Ukraine. Israel's current ambassador in Ukraine is Reuven Din El - formerly a Mossad resident in the CIS countries, he was thrown out of Moscow, and then received in Ukraine as ambassador.

Vlad Lerner of Nativ is the First Secretary of the Israeli embassy. In this respect you have to give them their dues, the Israeli intelligence services, for how they work in Ukraine. Also important to be clearly aware of - Mossad operates in close contact with CIA and MI6. It's a unified snake of intelligence agencies, which gets the job done.

All of the western intelligence agencies, including Israel's, are very active in the higher education establishments in Ukraine. This year I gave a lecture at the Seliger youth forum. Guys from Kiev told me that in almost all large institutes of higher education in Ukraine, especially in Kiev, there is a NATO room, a NATO department. If you want to make a career, you have to attend several of their programs. That's what's going on. The Anglo-american intelligence services are not falling behind Mossad.

What is Israeli intelligence doing? Under the guise of looking for students who are Jewish or have Jewish roots, they try to pick out all the talented students with good prospects, and send them to study in the West. Of all the universities in the West, where I have taught, Columbia, Yale, New York, the most powerful where I taught, was the Central European University of Soros, where only Jews are educated, moreover very well-prepared and carefully selected ones. On the course I lectured on there were three guys from Russia. Not from Moscow, but from Arkhangelsk, Ivanovo and Petersburg. These guys were really chosen ones, genuinely powerful. Central European University is the only university where I gave lectures. I was dealing with junior colleagues more than with students. The standard pace of study at the Central European University is 400 pages per day, as it was with comrade Stalin. Many can't endure it.

I know a student who came from the Russian State University for the Humanities, for example, who studied for a month, and said that she physically can't continue, and she went home. And of course the tuition is conducted in English, although they welcome people with more languages.?

The wider global context

Let's look at the situation in and around Ukraine in a wider, global context, considering the role which the West collectively, by their various games, has assigned to Ukraine.

  • Firstly - the battle against Russia.
  • secondly - the clash with China, and
  • thirdly - concerning the unleashing of war in the Middle East.

Let me repeat, By no means is it all groups in the West, who want to unleash war in the Middle East. But quite a few of them are interested in it. Likewise Saudi Arabia and Israel are interested, for a whole series of reasons. And these three vectors converge in Ukraine - all three plans unite into one.

That is, the global geo-economic and geo-political re-distribution of assets in the course of the global economic crisis.

The "Yellowstone Threat"

Of course, there is this Yellowstone threat - I mean the super-volcano. That could completely change the rules of play at any time. The super-volcano could solve for the Western elite the very problems which they've been trying to solve for the last 50-60 years and have been unable to. An eruption of the volcano could solve those problems. But that's another subject.

Wikispooks note: On its face this seems a bizarre diversion from the subject in hand - suggestions on Fursov's reasons for the diversion welcome on the discussion page

The origin of the current situation

Let's look at how the situation came about that preceded the current situation, namely: It's 1991. The USSR has collapsed. After 10 years of robbery the Americans are wondering "should we go for more?" Evidently they decided not to, as it would have fallen to the Chinese. Besides, Yeltsin's team seemed to be running the country into the ground. Then suddenly in 2001 came the attacks in New York. The Americans' political vector shifted to the Middle East. They became occupied with the Middle East. i.e. they got distracted from the goals.

Then we had Iraq, Afghanistan. During this time the Russian Federation got room to breathe, rise onto its feet again. Then there was the war of 08.08.08, which showed the West they had somewhat let go of Russia.

After that the Medvedev episode, when we didn't react on Libya. Evidently, 08.08.08, Putin's coming to power, and our position on Syria, in spite of the West's pressure, changed the approach toward Russia of those who brought Obama to power.

Two points to note:

  1. Obama established his military doctrine during his address to the Australian parliament on 17 Nov 2011, and
  2. And a new military doctrine of the US, established by Obama on 05 Jan 2012.

In the new doctrine of 05 Jan 2012 is established that the US can wage one war and some other indirect actions in other parts of the world. Previously it said two wars - meaning they're not up to that any more. More interesting statements made by Obama in the Australian parliament 17 Nov 2011: This was said in Obama's vague style. But if we call a spade a spade, it means:

Firstly: in this doctrine: political-economic encirclement of China. Control over the flow of energy into China. That's why we have seen their naval power being moved to the straits between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific. This is why land-based energy supply routes are so important for China. Sea-based supply routes can be easily interrupted by the Americans.

Secondly: applying pressure on the Russian Federation, as a partner of China, and as a country beginning to rise up.

Really, Obama didn't say anything new here.

There's an organization Stratfor -(Strategic Forecasting Inc), a kind of private CIA. Their founder and chairman, George Friedman, said openly that the primary task of the United States is the destabilization of Eurasia, in order that there could never be a state or group of states able to challenge the US.

The key region for dealing with the problem of China and Russia is the Middle East, which is also important in and of itself: Oil, Iran, the Caspian, Azerbaijan in particular. Pay attention to Azerbaijan. Have no illusions. This is a faithful partner of Israel and the US. This country pumps oil to Israel and Ukraine, receives arms from USA, Ukraine and Israel, and has Israeli advisers busy working with its army. In the event of a conflict with the Armenians, who are good warriors, I don't think that the Azeribaijani Army would perform any better than they have up to now, but it's a fact that today they are more capable and better trained.

The goals of the interested parties in the Middle East

 

The Americans need controlled chaos and civil war in Ukraine.

The Europeans need Ukraine whole - a market where they can dump all kinds of junk. A market for cheap labor, on top of everything else. It is truly an unexploited consumer market to be opened up with 44 million people, now minus Crimea.

 

Obama. That is, the clans behind Obama ( By the way, my views about Obama haven't changed. General Ovchinsky and I wrote an article, when Obama had just become president, entitled "The Cardboard Box President". We haven't changed our view since then.) When I say "Obama", I mean the clan behind him. From the very beginning these clans wanted to improve relations with Iran to the detriment of relations with Israel, obviously. How is Iran useful for the United States? Imagine Iran as a partner of the US. Firstly, it's a much bigger country than Israel. It occupies a magnificent geopolitical position. Has magnificent resources. If Iran is a partner of the US, then you have an Iran-India axis against China, against Russia, while maintaining the tension. Israel has the tension of being a Jewish state with Arabs, while Iran is Shi-ite. The tension is primarily with the Sunni monarchs, with Saudi Arabia. Thus the tension will remain.

Obama has taken a whole series of steps intended to improve relations with Iran. A whole wave of publications appeared, claiming that the US was going to abandon Israel. But Obama found himself under the powerful influence of a variety of groups, including the pro-Israel lobby. Improvement of relations with Iran isn't happening so far. What's interesting is that whether relations with Iran improve or deteriorate, it forces the Americans to solve two problems.

One is to eliminate the regime of Assad. And with that eliminate the "fabulous" organization Hezbollah. We don't regard Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. It's a Lebanese Shi'ite organization, which is truly global. For example: one of the key centers of the Hezbollah is the region of Iguazu Falls. Anyone know where Iguazu Falls is? In South America. It's the border area of Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. There is a huge number of tourists there. Al-Qaïda, Hezbollah and Hamas have made themselves a little nest there. But the main thing is that the Lebanese diaspora is there. When we hear "diaspora" we think of the Jewish diaspora, the Armenian diaspora. But the Lebanese diaspora is no less sizable, it's just quieter. They don't make a lot of noise. 100 years ago the Lebanese began to establish themselves in Africa, South America. They moved into the part of Africa where diamonds are mined: Sierra Leone, Liberia, and a few in Angola. In this border area, where the Lebanese diaspora is, along with Hezbollah and other organizations, they buy cocaine and transfer it on submarines to Western Africa. Previously they used submarines sold by Ukrainians. Now those submarines are out of commission and others are used. The cocaine is transferred to Sierra Leone, where it is exchanged for diamonds. With the diamonds they purchase arms. This triangle - Hezbollah, Syria, Iran - gets in the way of the Americans. They take the view, correctly, that eliminating Syria as an Arab partner of Iran, whether relations with Iran are good or bad, Iran will be weaker, and it will be easier to get an agreement with them. The removal of the Assad regime therefore became objective No.1 for the Americans. Likewise for Saudi Arabia and Israel.

But it turned out that the template for the Arab Spring didn't work in Syria, so they had to intervene militarily. But the intervention was foiled, thanks to the position of Russia and China. The West's aggression against Syria was the first really serious military phase toward re-drawing the geopolitical map of the Middle East. Let me stress: the first serious military phase. Libya doesn't count here. That had to do with the fact that Libyan oil was very important for the Americans. The production cost of Libyan oil is $1. So that was very important. But Libya and Syria are different countries with different potential. In Syria it didn't work out for them, I repeat, primarily because of the position of Russia and China. The American offensive against the Russian Federation and China in the Syrian theater failed. That plus the presidency of Putin forced the Western elite to look for other maneuvers.

They started looking for where to attack - and Ukraine came up. Because in Ukraine an explosive situation had developed on all levels: amongst the oligarchs themselves, between the oligarchs and the population. It would have been a shame for the Americans and Europeans not to exploit that. Although, the Americans and Europeans do have completely different objectives in Ukraine.

The Americans need controlled chaos and civil war. The Europeans need Ukraine whole - a market where they can dump all kinds of junk. A market for cheap labor, on top of everything else. It is truly an unexploited consumer market to be opened up with 44 million people, now minus Crimea.

In principle, Ukraine is not currently a member of NATO. But that didn't stop Ukraine participating in all four of NATO´s military campaigns. Thus Veronika Krasheninnikova was right, when she said on TV that for us the current issue with Ukraine is where the NATO boundary will be located. Doesn't matter if Ukraine joins NATO de-jure or not. It's clear that it will become a NATO country.

Moreover, it is absolutely clear that this country is intended to be absolutely anti-Russian, nationalist, Banderite and neo-Nazi. So the dual goal of establishing this anti-Russian state is to apply pressure on the Russian Federation - constantly. The long term goal is to pull Russia into the Western camp and start a fight: We put pressure on Russia. Then Russia, in order to reach agreement with the West, to solve this problem of constant provocations, turns toward the West. Next, Russia becomes a tool for the West to pressurize China. If possible, even get China and Russia fighting with each other - that would be the ideal scenario for the West.

Like they perpetually have Russia fighting with Germany and France. It's the same pattern again and again. The current situation in Ukraine, which began in late 2013, has served this purpose. Hegel talked about "the insidiousness of history". Those 30 days, 15 Feb to 17 Mar, broke everything. And changed the world.

The era which began in the period 1989-94 in our eyes is coming to an end, or has ended. We often quote Brzezinski's words: "Without Ukraine, Russia ceases to be a Eurasian empire." But that's not true. Russia can be a great power even without Ukraine. A different matter is that it will be more difficult and will take longer.

And what is Ukraine? The Eastern part of Ukraine was never part of Ukraine. The Bolsheviks did that. They needed to increase the proletariat ratio in Ukraine. That was the only reason why they moved those regions into Ukraine. But never mind that. The main thing is that Brzezinski's words are not original. He is repeating the words of the German general Paul Rohrbach, who at the beginning of the 20th century foretold:

"To eliminate the danger that Europe, and above all Germany, faces from Russia, it is necessary to completely separate Ukrainian Russia from Muscovite Russia".

Notice that for the German general - Ukraine and Muscovy are both Russia. He is talking about the need to bring about an internal Russian split. That wasn't original from Rohrbach either. He is developing the idea of the German politicians from the end of the 19th century, including Bismarck, who proposed specific means to solve this problem. In particular he emphasized the need to pit Ukraine against Russia, to get their peoples fighting. But why? As he wrote:

"We must cultivate among the Ukrainians a people whose consciousness is altered to such an extent, that they begin to hate everything Russian".

Thus we are talking about a historical psy-op, an information-psychological sabotage, whose purpose is to establish russophobic Slavs - Orcs at the service of the western Saruman. They are the means to separate Ukraine from Russia and to oppose Russia as a kind of anti-Russian 'Rus', as a free, democratic Ukraine of the totalitarian empire. This was all devised under the Galician Project, on which the intelligence services of Austro-Germany and Kaiser German worked, followed by the intelligence service of the Third Reich, later - CIA and BND.

The intelligence service of the Fourth Reich at work

Although I don't have direct proof, there is no doubt that the intelligence service of the Fourth Reich has been at work here, the "Fourth International", known as "Daisy". When D-day and H-hour came, the Galician project and the Banderite underground got the starting gun - figuratively and literally.

Fast forward to the Orange Revolution of 2004, which differs from the current situation. The Orange Revolution of 2004 was organized by neo-liberals. Those behind it in Ukraine and the West thought that this would be sufficient to create the anti-Russian Ukraine. But it wasn't. So during the current events a different approach was rolled out: an alliance of neo-liberals and ultra-nationalists, in effect neo-Nazis. The neo-liberals are the face of the West. And the neo-Nazi militants and storm-troopers were the ones to break the power of Yanukovych, and terrify Eastern Ukraine. Wise people did warn Yanukovych that he shouldn't play with fire with Tyaghnibok and allow him to develop his movement. Yanukovych's plan, as experts have shown, was: We'll pump up Tyaghnibok. Then, at election time, the East, terrified by Tyaghnibok, will vote for Yanukovych. He was playing a kind of chess game. But the West wasn't playing chess at all. They knocked over the pieces and used the chess board for a completely different game.

Why did this happen now?

Firstly - Ukraine is an absolutely non-viable, artificial construction, which could only function normally within the framework of the Soviet Union. Despite being the only post-soviet state, apart from Russia and Belarus, which could have stood on its own feet, it didn't. The Ukrainian SSR was in ways very important in the Soviet Union. Who remembers where Ukraine was placed at the National Exhibition of Economic Achievements (????)? Right in the center! Now it has fallen into neglect, but they are at the center of that Exhibition. The importance of Ukraine was emphasized in every way. And Ukraine could only exist within the framework of the USSR. Outside the USSR Ukraine is not capable of developing. What has kept it afloat? The Soviet heritage, which they have been eating their way through for twenty years. One can marvel again at what a heritage it was, when the Ukrainian oligarchs have been stupidly eating through it more stupidly than the Russian oligarchs, and it lasted twenty years. But, as they said in ancient Rome, "Nihil dat fortuna mancipio" ("Fortune gives nothing forever.") and in 2013 that heritage was finally eaten up. Moreover, Yanukovych was very busy eating it up. Ukraine stood over the precipice. Russia could have saved them. But that was categorically undesirable for the US. That was the first part.

Secondly. After the 2004 Maidan, as I said, the Western puppet-master presumed that it was sorted: people like Yuschenko and Tymoshenko could solve all the problems. But it turned out they couldn't. Yanukovych came to power. He played almost all the same games. Played very inconsistently. Played with the Americans, with Russia. In the end he overplayed his hand.?

The scorecard from these twenty years is positive for the West. They have been very busy in Ukraine: with the help of various non-commercial, non-governmental organizations, they have done a quite fantastic job. Dozens of non-commercial Western organizations have been at work. As for us... do we have any non-governmental organizations busy at work in the sphere of foreign policy? "Russkiy Mir". When did they appear? Not long ago. Their effectiveness... Any other organizations? There is "Rossotrudnichestvo", who have little money. "Institute of CIS Countries" - that's an institution. "Gorchakov Fund" exists too. But all of this is recent initiatives and these organizations don't have the funds.

The Americans have been pumping massive amounts of money into the place. Besides, all these years there has been a Banderite underground operating in Ukraine, in cooperation with the American and West-German intelligence agencies. Moreover, geographically Ukraine is not a Baltic state. Incidentally, who knows when the last "Forest Brother" was killed in the Baltic states? 1960? - 1974. But, you know, there's nowhere to hide really in the Baltic states, but in Ukraine there is. And the Banderite underground has always been there. Of course, the West has always been working with them.

Obviously there were serious domestic reasons for the events of December, January, February (2014). Impoverishment of the population. Dissatisfaction with this miser-oligarch regime of Yanukovych. Now what do we see? The family of Yanukovych is gone. In their place has come the family of Tymoshenko. One family of oligarchs has been replaced by another. They've been putting oligarchs in charge of the cities of the East. Not by chance I quoted the words of Marx and Engels regarding the European revolution of 1848. "We now know what role stupidity plays in revolutions, and how scumbags will exploit it." Indeed, exploit they did.

As far as we can tell from the unfolding events, the greed of the ruling clan was exploited in general and in specific ways from the eventful situation. "D"-day and "H"-hour came on 21 Feb.

Since I am in science and not intelligence, my information is only indirect, but it is confirmed by another analysis too. Towards 18:00 on 21 Feb half of the Maidan was cleared. And it could have ended at that. But you know, between 18:00 and 20:00 ... There were about 15,000 Maidan protesters. There were being shifted by a group of about 3,000 some of whom gave me this information. Walking behind them was Berkut. They reported that all of a sudden Berkut stopped. "We were proceeding, but Berkut stopped." They had been given the order to stop. What happened between 18:00 and 20:00 ? Let us re-create the events. This is my version. I'm not forcing it upon anyone, by any means.

At that point Yanukovych decided that he had won and could start negotiations. Moreover, the Americans had told him they knew where his billion was stashed. Here Yanukovych decided to play a stupid country-boy trick. He decided to trick the Americans, not realizing that they would trick him, by not respecting the agreement. Any they wouldn't exactly forget his betrayal anyway. At this point, when the opportunity to clear out Maidan was lost, events turned in a different direction. I was saying on the 21st, 22nd, that this is a situational loss for Russia, because if the only pro-Russian force we could set up in 20 years was the one fronted by Yanukovych, then that is a poor performance by us.

What was Chernomyrdin up to? He was singing songs and playing the accordion with the Ukrainian oligarchs. Evidently that was his destiny - it turned out nicely for him. What Zubarov was doing we have no idea. But clearly he was making some nice gas deals, hanging out with the oligarchs. The western intelligence, and the non-governmental organizations, they worked with the oligarchs, the intelligentsia and the masses. And look at the result: although Kiev is not a Galician city, 90% of the Kiev intelligentsia are supporters of the Galician Project. That means the Western intelligence did a good job. Indeed, that was their job.

A different matter is that we didn't work like that. We were chatting with oligarchs instead of getting on with other things. Again, if our only pro-Russian force at a high political level was this person called Yanukovych, then that's our failure. Of course, losing one round doesn't mean you lost the match. Indeed, the actions of the Russian authorities in Crimea showed that having lost a round, you can still win the match. The match of the 17th-18th was won. But that match was only over Crimea. There is still Eastern, South-Eastern Ukraine.

What the West wanted

Now let's look at what the West wanted, what their plan was. What did the West need out of this situation? Let's think like the Westerners. That is, those who planned this. This is really the right approach.

In the summer when I was in London, I read the English papers. There was a marvelous editorial in the Financial Times. This editorial was basically slamming tutors of economics at English universities. They were saying that if you want to train an economist, don't hammer into their heads what is written by economists. Teach them to think like economists. Incidentally, likewise we need to teach people to think the way the politicians do. Our political science is reduced to a model where people only know the theories of political science. But the theories of political science are very far from reality. Indeed, they exist to hide the thinking of politicians. It's a misdirection.

Plan "Minimum": the West establishes a Slavic, neo-Nazi, Banderite Reich. Constant pressure on Russia, provocations by various means. If Russia reacts - tell everyone that "the huge totalitarian Russia is harassing the free Ukraine" The same template was used on Yugoslavia: "Those poor Albanians - victims of the evil Serbs."

Plan "Maximum": same as when the German Nazi Reich was established in the 1930s. Set up the forces, which, if necessary for the West, will take on the decisive part of the war against Russia. Some will say: "What a nightmare! How are you supposed to go to war against Russia?" There are different situations. Who in Europe could wage war against Russia? Romanians, you think, could conduct a war? Poles - not themselves. What's needed is a kind of "pit bull terrier" state, which would be prepared to start at least a local conflict, to show the weakened Russia how events could develop.

If you think that's laying it on thick, refer to the history of relations between the West and Russia. Every aggression which Russia has endured in the last 200-300 years always came from the West. There was no aggression by Russia in the West. Only two points: the liberation campaign against Napoleon, which, by the way, as Kutuzov said, should have been ended in 1813. without going beyond our own borders. "Leave France and England there to love each other perversely and engage with each other". That was one campaign. The second was in 1849, Nikolai I. In my view this was a mistake, although he was a great Czar. It was assistance to suppress the Hungarian uprising in Austro-Hungary. That was unnecessary. Let the Hungarians beat up the Austrians. Let them have their own little theater of chaos in Central Europe. It will be easier for us. Apart from those, Russia never took any action in the West. That was the 19th century.

As for sending forces into Czechoslovakia, that was done in accordance with the rules, written in the Warsaw Pact. NATO has the same rules. In the statutes of NATO, in black and white, is stated:

"If any NATO state is in danger due to internal or external changes, forces are to be deployed immediately"

Yet when we sent in forces they called it the "Brezhnev Doctrine" ... It's just that our propagandists are poor. We should have explained that it was done as prescribed in the Warsaw Convention and the NATO statutes, as in all such organizations. But I was talking about the 19th century.

As for the 20th century, the Soviet leadership missed a unique opportunity in 1968. They were slow, only reacting to events. During the May unrest in Paris 1968, the Soviet leadership, by utilizing the French Communist Party, could well have gotten NATO forces to enter Paris in response to demonstrations by the communists and the unions. If NATO forces had entered Paris, we could have been shouting for 30 years about how NATO crushed the French students. Then they wouldn't be talking about any "Prague Spring". But the Soviet leader was only reacting to events. Because they were a reactive government. As Arnold Toynbee noted: "The West's policy toward Russia is one of aggression." By the way, Toynbee wasn't a russophile. "The Russian expansion is of a defensive nature", wrote Arnold Toynbee. The end goal of the North-Atlantic elite has always been the elimination of Russia. In this respect Leonid Shebarshin, one of the most visible leaders of Soviet intelligence, was of course right, when he wrote: "What the West needs from Russia is that it not exist." That was strategic.

Tactically... In 1991 the West could have begun the dismemberment of Russia. But with China already rising, it didn't seem like a good idea. Besides, they decided to harass Russia over the course of, say, 20 years. During which time Russia managed to get on its feet again. Banderastan, if that's what Ukraine is fated to become, as designed by the puppet-masters across the ocean, is to be an oligarchic, terroristic, russophobic state. Russophobic - it's clear why. Quasi-state - because even post-Soviet Ukraine was not a fully independent state.

We are already seeing external administration of the country. Kiselëv was absolutely right, when he mentioned yesterday: "The visit of the CIA director to Kiev, plus the directive of the IMF to fire 12,000 workers in the social sector." They are making brutal cuts. IMF money always comes with requirements to cut social programs. Which in turn provokes unrest among the population. The government then has to take further action and you're into a vicious cycle. This is very well described in "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" by John Perkins. He explains it all very well.

An oligarchic Banderite Ukraine is unavoidable for this simple reason: Because of their corruption, inability and unwillingness, oligarchy is the ideal vehicle for external control. Clearly, this will suit both the oligarchs and the West.

Finally: if the marionette junta in Kiev can hold out, then by logic they will conduct a policy of terror against the East and South-East. A different matter is that they don't appear to have the power to do that. They are always talking about "deadlines". But they can't do anything, because they don't have real power. Besides, it's clear that the "Right Sector" is a serious threat to the Ukrainian leadership.

What else will the banderization of Ukraine mean, if it comes to pass? Well, the East and South-East are industrially developed regions. These areas are modernized. The West is agricultural. It's clear, the EU doesn't need Ukraine's modern industries like Yuzhmash and Motor-Sich: They are competitors and they have to go. They don't need Ukraine's atomic energy either. What they need is a place to store atomic waste.

The death of Oleksandr Muzychko

One theory about why Oleksandr Muzychko was eliminated, and I'm very convinced by it, you can read it on the Internet, was that Tymoshenko, in need of money, made a deal with the Europeans, that Ukraine would immediately begin disposing of nuclear waste. The thing is that Ukraine doesn't have facilities for that. Which means they are just going to bury it. They intend to bury it in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. "It's already polluted. We'll bury and hide it all there". If a person is decisive... Well, Yatsenuk and Turnychov wouldn't touch that. Tymoshenko agreed with Yarosh, and Yarosh instructed Muzychko. But Musychko, although he looks brutal, he wasn't a fool. He understood that whoever was organizing this was going to eliminate him. That's why he started acting differently than Tymoshenko expected. So there was no other way out than to eliminate him.

As far as I know, the train with nuclear waste is currently waiting at the Polish-Ukrainian border, not going anywhere. It's completely obvious - Europe needs Ukraine as a dumping ground. What surprises me about the Ukrainian leadership is this: Those who will die or become sterilized by radiation, it's not only the commoners. It will affect the elite's children too. That surprises me. Why on earth is she turning the country into a dump, a source of radio-activity, if she lives there herself? You're planning to become the president, no? You're going to live there for 4-5 years? 4-5 years is plenty then. The banderization of Ukraine will mean its de-modernization, its futurist-archaization. If this junta is completely victorious in Ukraine, which I have a lot of doubts about, then Ukraine will collapse into this futurist-archaistic zone, more extreme than that depicted in the fantasy battle novels by Alexei Kolentev.

An important lesson from the whole Ukraine crisis, which for me is a positive, concerns the Russian media. For the first time they weren't the losers in a conflict. During the 08.08.08 war quite a few of them adopt anti-Russian positions. This time only certain completely frenzied structures took an anti-Russian position, the likes of "Echo Moskvy", and even at that not everyone there. On the one hand they have hysterical menopausal women. Their boss adopted a more restrained position. A significant group was called "national-traitors" by the president, for coming out in opposition. Nevertheless, our media didn't lose the infowar over Ukraine, and acted very correctly. In Crimea everything was organized very correctly. From the point of view of international law, any attempts to discredit it simply don't have a leg to stand on. Everything was done correctly.?

Still, this crisis has highlighted a whole series of double standards. I looked through the press at the time and will highlight a few points for you.

  • In an editorial of the New Statesman it is claimed that "Putin violated Ukraine's sovereignty." Violated - how so? "by sending troops into Crimea". That didn't happen. Then what should we call the actions of American diplomats who organized the overthrow of the legitimate president? It is a direct lie.
  • Then let's take the respectable "Economist" of 8 Mar. They made the accusation that Putin "has become more autocratic". No arguments given. Unwillingness to join in the games thrust upon people by the West is interpreted as autocraticness. By the same logic 'democracy' means licking the boots of NATO.
  • The same deceitful pathos that we saw over Qaddafi is repeated toward Putin in the rhetoric of articles in March about the situation in Russia. such as in Time magazine of 17 Mar. Likewise in the Spectator of 8 Mar. A certain O'Sullivan writes: "Putin has broken the consensus which arose after the end of the Cold War". As if Putin considers that this particular consensus should even have existed.
This is the impudence and impunity of NATO, who bombed Yugoslavia, which, as if that wasn't enough, they covered the whole of Yugoslavia with bombs. You probably saw the films. I learned about it from Serbs long ago. Moreover, when they bombed the Serbian areas, they peppered the place with uranium. Now in Serbia there is so much cancer. The population is just dying. Additionally, they dropped spermicides everywhere, which is causing male infertility, so that the Serbs, being a pro-Russian force in Europe, will be eliminated.
  • Later in the same edition of "The Spectator" they reported a statement by Obama that "Russia is on the wrong side of history". Obama's logic means that the right side of history is those who nuked Hiroshima and Nagasaki, attacked Vietnam, Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, killed hundreds of thousands of people - that's the right side of history.

The infantile Garry Kasparov

The infantile Garry Kasparov

Kasparov writes: "In Yalta Stalin forced the weak Roosevelt and the powerless Churchill to accept his position on Poland, while Putin's policy on Crimea is the same as Hitler's annexation of Austria and Sudetenland". If a student were to write that in an exam, I would immediately give them a "two" and send them to re-sit.

 

But what made the biggest impression on me was an article by our own Garry Kasparov. In two respects:

'Firstly, how this guy (whom the West did accept) is presented, and his representation of history. Secondly, what he is offering to the West. The article is entitled "Cut off the oligarchs, they will bring down Putin". It was published in the very serious "Wall Street Journal", 10 Mar 2014. We can judge the author's intellect by the next statement. Kasparov writes: "For the second time in six years Putin ordered his troops to cross an internationally recognized border, and occupy foreign territory." The first time, he presumably means, was 08.08.08, and the second time - Crimea. When did Putin order the troops to enter Crimea? Where was there such a decision? We didn't send our troops into Crimea. Putin belongs to an exclusive club - along with Miloševi?, Saddam Hussein, - leaders who "invaded neighboring countries." Miloševi? didn't invade anywhere. Miloševi? was dealing with Kosovo, which was part of Yugoslavia. Saddam Hussein did invade Kuwait - that was a trap. And that wasn't at all the reason why they overthrew him. It wasn't in 1990-91 that they overthrew him.

Next, Kasparov writes: "In Yalta Stalin forced the weak Roosevelt and the powerless Churchill to accept his position on Poland, while Putin's policy on Crimea is the same as Hitler's annexation of Austria and Sudetenland". If a student were to write that in an exam, I would immediately give them a "two" and send them to re-sit. The point is not even that neither Churchill nor Roosevelt was weak. Churchill and Stalin, although this sounds cynical, they swapped Poland and Greece. They agreed that the USSR would get 90% domination in Poland and 10% in Greece, and Britain vice-versa: 90% in Greece, 10% in Poland. So the Soviet Union stopped actively supporting the Greek communists. And they got crushed by the English. On the other hand, we solved our Poland problem. For us Poland was more important than Greece. Evidently, Kasparov wasn't told about that. Kasparov continues: (Why I'm talking about Kasparov, who is very active in our opposition, is to demonstrate the intellectual level of these people.) "If Putin wins", writes Kasparov, "then the world which came out of 1945 will disintegrate". Kasparov from the mid-80s is like the hero of the American short story "Rip van Winkle", who fell asleep and later woke up to find that America is no longer part of the British empire but a free country. "Rip Van Winkle" means anyone who woke up to find themself in a different world. The thing is that the world order from 1945 collapsed in 1989 in Malta, when Gorbachev gave everything away. Journalists coined the term, although it didn't stick: the "Maltese System", to replace the Yalta system. So it makes no sense any more to talk about breaking the world order from Yalta.

Here's one thing that really deserves attention: What does Kasparov recommend the West do? He says they need to "put pressure on the oligarchs", not on Putin, but on the oligarchs. If pressure is put on them, then they will carry out a coup and overthrow Putin. This is a Russian citizen telling the US State dept what they need to do to effect regime change in Russia. Imagine if this were a US citizen sitting in Russia, for example, or, who knows, in China, talking about how to overthrow Obama, I think that person would have serious problems - very serious. Yet Kasparov is free to come and go in Russia as he pleases, and no-one is revoking is citizenship.

 

Goodbye, America!

No more the kind of relations that existed under the Russian authorities of the 1990s, or even during Putin's first term, or the Medvedev period, those days are gone. Because: The West won't forgive what this leadership does. And this leadership, considering the behavior of the West... Well, if they were in any doubt before: "Look, we're not Miloševi?, we're not Saddam Hussein, or Qaddafi, they wouldn't do that to us".

Well, now there can be no doubt. The West has no brakes. In trying to solve their own problems, they'll keep going until they hit the wall.

 

What's the importance of these February-March events? Let's get to the heart of the matter. For the first time since 1991 the West, the United States of America, they set up, albeit covertly, an aggression against the Russian world. Because Ukraine is in the territory of the Russian world. They organized an aggression far away from their own shores. Ukraine cannot possibly be in the United States' zone of interest. Mexico perhaps, maybe even Cuba. They could declare Cuba to be in their zone of interest,

But Ukraine is very far away, like Iraq is. This was an aggression for the first time since 1991. They decided that they could do this. For the first time since 1991, we gave the aggressor a pasting - big time. Despite all the shouting and bawling in the West, we didn't give up, we re-united with Crimea, and, as the president said in Red Square: "Crimea has returned to its native harbor". In spite of all the shouting and everything else. With that, the song by the group "Nautilus Pompilius" - "Goodbye, America!" - takes on a certain symbolic meaning. Indeed: "Goodbye, America!" No more the kind of relations that existed under the Russian authorities of the 1990s, or even during Putin's first term, or the Medvedev period, those days are gone. Because: The West won't forgive what this leadership does. And this leadership, considering the behavior of the West... Well, if they were in any doubt before: "Look, we're not Miloševi?, we're not Saddam Hussein, or Qaddafi, they wouldn't do that to us".

Well, now there can be no doubt. The West has no brakes. In trying to solve their own problems, they'll keep going until they hit the wall. With this marvelous re-unification with Crimea, this whole Crimean Victory, which really puts an end to a distinct era, a few problems still remain. The first problem is the incompatibility between the direction of our foreign policy toward restoring our status as a great nation and the neo-liberal economic course of the government, nominally Medvedev's. Confrontation against the West is unsustainable on a foundation of neo-liberal economics. Enduring it is only possible on the basis of a mobilization economy. At the same time, a mobilization economy is only possible within a mobilized social system. In other words, the relations with the West which are now taking shape for the period ahead require very serious domestic changes.

The required Russian domestic changes

The Russian 5th Column

Those, whom Putin called the national-traitors. Quantitatively, it's a smallish group, but it includes representatives of the authorities, business, media, intelligentsia, education. You just need to look for who was shouting the loudest that the re-unification with Crimea is the same as what Hitler did with Austria.

 

The first change is cosmetic: A policy of lawful suppression of the fifth column. That's the very first step which has to be taken. Next we need to strengthen a number of matters relating to economics and social structure. Because in half a year, the euphoria over the re-unification with Crimea will have passed, and in the Fall our economic problems will re-surface. Our most optimistic assessments of economic growth are 1%. As a minimum we need 5-6% Of course, the population's dissatisfaction with the economic situation will be exploited by those who organized the Bolotnaya mass protest. They will take advantage of people's dissatisfaction. Of course, there will arise an alliance of neo-liberals and ultra-nationalists. It will quickly become, "the oligarchs", and "the battle against corruption", and so on. Then, if they are successful, the next group of oligarchs will come along, who will... Revolution is something which changes the socio-economic structure. Not one of these "color revolutions" brought about any change in the socio-economic structure. The regimes were replaced with pro-Western ones. Nothing more. That needs to be well understood.

If Russia switches to a system of mobilization, the North-Atlantic elite, and their network of agents in the Russian Federation, will attempt to bring down the existing regime, and, I repeat, that will be done under the banner of "fighting corruption" and so on. This is why we need to pay attention to the February Maidan in Kiev and the heroes it revealed. Look. Tymoshenko went on the stage at the Maidan and said that the events in Kiev are a model for the peoples of all post-Soviet republics in their battle against dictators. The son of the war criminal Shukhevych, Yury Shukhevych, who served a prison sentence here, declared:

"The February Maidan is the continuation of the events of 1991, the beginning of the second anti-Soviet revolution, the first being 1991-1993, which should finally destroy the dream of resurrecting the Soviet Union".

For them, clearly, the Maidan was indeed a continuation of 1991-93. Russia's tough reaction to the Maidan - protecting Crimea - they didn't expect that.

The second problem is closely connected to the first and arises from it. The fifth column. Those, whom Putin called the national-traitors. Quantitatively, it's a smallish group, but it includes representatives of the authorities, business, media, intelligentsia, education. You just need to look for who was shouting the loudest that the re-unification with Crimea is the same as what Hitler did with Austria. Moreover, these people managed to avoid the issue that Austria was given to Hitler by Britain and France: without their approval he could never have annexed Austria. The reason they let Hitler annex Austria: Hitler didn't have currency reserves, Austria did. By giving him Austria, they gave him the currency reserves needed to re-arm. Next they let him have Czechoslovakia, because he needed their military-industrial potential, which the Reich didn't have. He needed to get across the border into the Soviet Union.

The Ukraine crisis has demonstrated the unity of the people and authorities of Russia when it comes to such an important issue as bringing together the Russian world. But this crisis makes it necessary and urgent to resolve a number of issues in this country. In my view, the following issues.

  • Firstly. Suppression of the fifth column by political-legal measures, cut them off from the media and sources of finance, principally from the West.
  • Secondly. Switch over to a mobilization economy, and switch to a mobilized social system, an element of which will be the mobilization economy.
  • Thirdly. Re-format the legal sphere. Eliminate the precedence of international law over national law.

Incidentally, they don't have such precedence in the UK or US. That's something they've successfully foisted upon others. Terminate participation in openly anti-Russian structures, and, moreover, financing them.

  • Fourthly. Strengthen the military alliance with Belarus, notwithstanding the objective and subjective complications of the process. Far from everything said by Lukashenko about the situation in Crimea impressed me. But he did say one very important thing. Belarus will never do anything detrimental to Russia. That's good. In my view he should have said more.
  • Fifthly. Counteract the opponent, the aggressor, not only around our own borders, but in any part of the world where we have the possibility: establish their degree of vulnerability. We need to conduct ourselves toward the West exactly as they have conducted themselves toward Russia since it came into existence in 1991.

Recently the film-maker Karen Shakhnazarov said something very true when he appeared on TV: The West never ended the Cold War against Russia. The Soviet Union disintegrated, everything continued. Brzezinski spoke very honestly in one of his interviews, this was after the Cold War had already ended. He said: "Don't fool yourself. We are not at war with communism, but with Russia, whatever it may be called." If he´d said war against "the Russian spirit", then he would have been practically repeating the words of Churchill, who said in 1940:

"We are not at war with Hitler, or even the National-Socialism. We are at war with the German spirit, the spirit of Schiller, so that it may never be revived."

The kind of spiritual castration that was imposed upon the Germans after 1945, that's what they wanted to do to Russia after 1991.

In one of his interviews Alexander Rahr, he's a kind of German fringe politician, said that many Western politicians and journalist are surprised as to why Russia doesn't repent. Meaning: Russia lost the Cold War, so they must repent. One more thing he said, for which he was criticized in the West: "For the West the victory over the Soviet Union was no less important, and possibly more important, that the victory over Hitler." Because Hitler belonged to them. Russia never did. This is why we have to counteract the opponent not only on our borders and not when he invades us. We need to make problems for the opponent wherever he is vulnerable.

  • Sixthly. We must roll out a powerful, massive, informational counter-attack against the North-Atlantic elite. Particularly aggressive wherever they have problems. Specifically, in the Muslim and Spanish-speaking worlds.

I am working closely with the Spanish- and Arabic-language services of Russia Today. They're doing a great job. What is meant by the Spanish-speaking audience? It's not only Latin-America and Spain. There is a huge Spanish-speaking audience in the United States itself. That has to be exploited.

  • Seventh and last. Re-configure the public awareness for defense. It doesn't mean protecting ourselves. Defense means understanding that we are living in war-time. Train the population, especially the younger generation, to be ready to repulse any aggression: military, informational, cultural, civilizational.

I am very pleased to see the resurrection of the military-patriotic education and the concept of "Ready for Labor and Defense" (???). I remember as a school pupil taking the junior, then senior, exams of "Ready for Labor and Defense" It involved running, which we liked, throwing grenades. It's a robust approach. The reason we won the war was we had the "Societies of Assistance to Defense and Aviation-Chemical Construction" (??????????), we had sports organizations in the 1930s. We were really getting prepared. You want peace - be prepared for war.

We are peaceful people, but our armored train is ready in the sidings. So the changes which happened in February-March was the end of the era of defeats. Leaving the era of defeats is necessary not only on the external front, but also domestically. There are still plenty of odious characters around from the time of Yeltsin. Some have gone to Ukraine. There's a journalist Kiselëv - Evgeny Kiselëv, who shares a surname with Dmitry Kiselëv. He's been in Ukraine since many years ago. He's a Berezovsky-Gussinsky person. Has been broadcasting in Ukraine for many years. Now he says he´s ashamed to be Russian. "Ashamed", for God's sake ...

Well, we shouldn't be ashamed to learn from the West how to operate in the informational domain. Their policies are of an offensive nature. If you are reacting, then you're one step behind and you're going to lose. In the Crimean Victory we won because our leadership, above all the president, he was always a step ahead of the opponent. He took a step. They reacted. He set the agenda.?

 

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Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:14 | 4714300 gmrpeabody
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I'll have to wait for the Reader's Digest version...

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:34 | 4714354 Latina Lover
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Agreed.  Nevertheless, an excellent article, if a bit long. Subtitles for the video are also good translations.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:39 | 4714372 Latina Lover
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 Quoting from Article: Ihor Kolomoisky's Privat (bank)

The next corporate group is Privat. This is the most interesting one. It's the group of Ihor Kolomoisky. Kolomoisky's worth is 3 billion dollars. His partner is Gennady Bogolubov. Kolomoisky is a very interesting figure. Not only because he called our president a schizophrenic. 'He is the engine behind what is currently happening in Ukraine.

<EndQuote>

Notice how once again a bankster is behind the Kiev/USSA coup against Yanukovich. Wonder if he holds two passports...

 

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:42 | 4714390 gmrpeabody
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I am sure there are many valid points to which I would have to agree, but I'll read tomorrow.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:57 | 4714456 sodbuster
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Don't know, don't really care. None of our damn business. Everyone will hate the US, regardless, so we should butt out, and send no money, no weapons, no advice. And that senile old fuck, McCain should be put in the nursing home.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:00 | 4714460 TungstenBars
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After watching the whole video I must say it was 70 minutes well spent. Very informative and eye opening. Thanks for sharing this Tylers.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 03:19 | 4715107 EverythingEviL
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I agree. It at least gets you thinking about this conflict from several different perspectives. He's clearly pro Russian, but he makes no bones about where the west has been good about persuing their agendas and what Russia's counters should or may be to that. Very interesting

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:20 | 4715593 weburke
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They will also be betrayed. The sauron analogy works...."only one, and he does not share power" 

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:14 | 4714499 mendolover
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A little shit hole of one in Kiev would be appropriate.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:22 | 4714515 overmedicatedun...
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of note:

"China said on Wednesday it would conduct joint naval drills with Russia in the East China Sea off Shanghai in late May, in what it called a bid to deepen military cooperation."

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:17 | 4714834 chapaev's ghost
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MCcain. A  real no-load. Why can't someone just hot-start him and push him overboard?

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 00:53 | 4714991 SAT 800
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Maybe he could share a room with Kerry, and they could have some little lead soldiers and a sand box to play with.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:03 | 4714641 q2ev
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so i spell my name in English like Igor for like 30years... is it IHOR? rly?

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:58 | 4714446 HardAssets
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A.D.D. ?

American Dummies Disease

 

Try cutting out flouride and reducing time in front of the t.v.

Not picking on you . . . a lot of Americans have that problem and it doesn't bode well for our future.

If its a matter of time issues right now - - - why bother posting about it. This isn't Facebook where we talk about how our nose itches and we're now scratching it.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:41 | 4714736 Andy Lewis
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Hey, check out Kim K's azz!!!

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:49 | 4714590 WonderDawg
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Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you gmrpeabody, representing the epidemic of intellectual apathy that pervades our Twitter society. He wants it in 140 characters or less. Give it up for gmrpeabody.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:43 | 4714743 ramacers
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really infantile.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:41 | 4715018 intric8
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"The next corporate group is Privat. This is the most interesting one. It's the group of Ihor Kolomoisky. Kolomoisky's worth is 3 billion dollars. His partner is Gennady Bogolubov. Kolomoisky is a very interesting figure. He is the engine behind what is currently happening in Ukraine. Born in 1963. JEWISH."

HA! He can stop right there. That explains everything. More unrest, war and tyranny in the world, and all for jewish interests. Hasn't the world learned anything from the experience of the bolshevik revolution?

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 03:12 | 4715101 Dublinmick
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That is one of the most indepth articles I have ever read on what is going on in the Ukraine.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:14 | 4714301 hobopants
Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:00 | 4714629 Dickweed Wang
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Hobo - A very ignorant post.  It's also German by the way . . .

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:48 | 4714896 hobopants
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I'm aware of it's origins, just something to lighten the mood. No offense was intended to the local Russophiles.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:07 | 4714659 greygoo
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Thanks, can't stop humming that friggin' tune now.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:14 | 4714304 johngaltfla
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Historically, what the Fed, BoE, BoJ, and other quasi-Marxist globalist central bank institutions forget is that in the end, nationalism will cause a nation to rally and oust the globalists at great human cost to the world. This battle being framed is the old globalism v. nationalism and the US is on the wrong side this time, where evil will not only destroy any nation which is allied with us; this time we will fall and fall hard ourselves.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:08 | 4714655 Dickweed Wang
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. . . the US is on the wrong side this time . . . .

When in your "considered wisdom" has the USA been on the right side of a conflict in the last 50 years (or more)? The USA (aka the Deep State) is guilty of the murder of MILLIONS of innocents in that time and our day of reckoning is coming.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:16 | 4715578 darkpool2
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The most effective crumbling will come from within.....the British Spirit was never in sync with the EU.......so watch to see how UKIP fares.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:18 | 4714314 kchrisc
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There are two types of nations in the world today: Those that are co-opted and undermined by the Zionist banksters and the nation wagging Israelis and those that aren't."

2%:80%:90%:100%

2% of pop.

80% of top gov. positions.

90% of top finance positions.

100% control

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:21 | 4714318 No Way Out
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Another shot of vodka for the drunk at the end of the bar please Boris....

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:26 | 4714856 chapaev's ghost
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We were all drinking vodka in the arracks one night when, under the influence of too much spirits, Anka said,

"Why are all the top Bolsheviks Jews?"

Femurov said, "Comrade Anka, in the revolution, we no longer should think about the ethnicity of our comrades. In the struggle to defeat the forces of imperialism, we are all brothers."

"Right enough, Comrade Fumarov," replied Petka, who had been silent until now. "But tell me, why are all the top Bolsheviks from Odessa?"

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:21 | 4714320 NOZZLE
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ObamaKlown yaks about the Maidan and the legitimacy of a government that arose out of the violent overthrow of an elected government that did exactly what the ObamaKlown government almost did to a rancher who failed to pay money to the government (Solyndra and Sharpton style)  And what made the old government illegitimate when compared to the Honduran government that arose after the former Honduran president violated his own constitution and was removed from office?

What makes Putin's siezure of an opportunity in Crimea illgitimate when stacked up to what the US did to Kosovo?  At least no one died and no one had their organs sold by Albanian gangsters.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:26 | 4714340 aleph0
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I think this was the original article :

 

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fp...

 

Andrew FURSOV

FURSOV Battleground - Ukraine
 Video http://poznavatelnoe.tv/fursov_pole_boya_ukraina

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:43 | 4715667 karutzar
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Yeah, thank you aleph0. It is the full lecture indeed. I've not read russian (language) for over 20 years now, but old knowledge always stay. KGB or not - this guy has make amazing analysis - everything fits perfectly. Yes, he omit some facts from russian tzarist past about russian hegemony, but nevertheless it is amazing analysis.

Yeah, he don't spare nothing (or maybe very little) about zionistic jews/oligarchs - either on wallstreet, neither in Ukraine. What he didn't say is about russian oligarchs, friends of Putin, untouchable persons not only in Rossia, but in Finland as well - all of them with jewish heritage.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:35 | 4714357 JuliaS
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Noam Chomsky's quote comes to mind: "We're supposed to believe that the US would've invaded Iraq if it was an island in the Indian Ocean and its main exports were pickles and lettuce."

Likewise with Russia - we're supposed to believe that the Cold War was all about defeating communism.

Bullshit!

Iran was a secular democracy before CIA initiated the US/UK sponsored coup and used a Nazi collaborator general Fazlollah Zahedi, leader of secret police to bring war criminal Shaah to power. That's how much respect we had for real democracy.

Now we're employing Nazi's to restore American-style democracy in Ukraine. Pfft!

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:54 | 4714440 The Capitalist ...
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Yes, but the boobeois know nothing of what you speak.  They can't even locate Ukraine or Iran on a map, let alone identify key dates as to why any citizen of a satellite CIA sponsored state woudn't be particiuarly fond of us with all of the meddling that we do.  Just shut up and watch dancing with the stars so that the only political system that matters, US hegemony, will keep you safe from those terrible "capitalists" with all of their money and jobs and what not producing all of this income inequality.  What we need is a Ministry of Truth.  Long live the only democracy that works - where 6 people vote to take 4 other people's shit.  Unless the shit stealing 6 people are bad, or brown, or bad and brown, then hand over the country to the military.  

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 08:05 | 4715351 HardAssets
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I was a bit harsh in my comment to the fellow who wanted a condensed 'Readers Digest' version of the Russian's article. Reminded me too much of people, including family members, who I passed info to that they will not read. Hell, - I gave someone a well regarded book explaining the federal reserve and the money system, and when asked, he always gives the excuse that 'I've been too busy.'  Its been a more than a year that he's had the book and its written at a jr high school level. Simple language and lots of illustrations. He could read it over a weekend easily. He still has plenty of time to watch hours of t.v. spectator sports, though. - A study determined that most Americans don't read a single book of substance after leaving highschool or college.  Go to many American homes and you won't see bookshelves, or anything of substance on those that you do find.  Most Americans get their 'information' about history and the rest of the world from t.v. and movies.  American 'schooling' has achieved its century long purpose - produce people who are infantile in their concerns, lack any curiosity, and can not think for themselves.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:58 | 4716424 JuliaS
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The age of information enables easy disinformation. I work in the film undustry and there is a simple rule that if you are constructing a fake backdrop, say for a driving car, the amount of detail put into evey inch of the set is in an opposite proportion to how fast the observer travels.

If the car is racing by, all you need is some cubes, trees and lamp posts. If the car is crawling, than that fake street better look as nice as the real one. Meanwhile, you will spend the same amount of effort decorating each set. It's either large volume low quality or low volume high quality.

Today, the volume of information available to the observer exceeds the mental capacity by leaps and bounds. That dictates that the size of individual chunks reaching him have to be as small as possible. Acronym use in the internet talk, twitter for crying out loud. They're nothing but an illustration of where the human mind is headed, given the overwhelming abundance of stimulii. We cannot focus on long and complex tasks and people who do, end up ruling over us, ironically - the older generation of "thinkers" who may not even be familiar with the latest and greatest tech.

Their ability to perceive complexities of this world give them the edge over twitter-junkies that may have the fastest access, but the most primitive knee-jerk response to the information given. We are easy to control - more so now than in the past. The internet is there. The information does exist for those who seek it. The question is whether the desire for pursuit of truth has already been bread out. In most cases, sadly, the answer is "yes".

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 15:18 | 4716792 HardAssets
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JuliaS- very interesting observations. Thank you.

You may already be aware of this, but The Trivium has been a tool for thinking that goes back at least to the time of the ancient Greeks. It deals with General Grammar (gathering information), Logic (recognizing contradictions in data & arguments, and Rhetoric (communicating effectively with people & putting ones sound ideas/arguments into action.  Of course, this is a couple sentence summary and there's a lot more out there on the Trivium to explore.

These skills used to be a central part of what it generally meant to be an educated person. The children of the so-called 'elites' are taught this in private prep schools - Andover, Groton, etc.  (for the 'elites', Ivy League college afterwards is more for making future social & business connections.) - - They are taught how to think and how to view the Big Picture, rather than get bogged down in details.  (Brighter students of non-elites may be trained as technicians in specialities. But the view point is very narrow and limited to that speciality. This includes doctors, scientists, and most lawyers.)

Most people get locked into the data that comes streaming in, as you pointed out. They are flooded by this stream, like someone blasted with a fire hose and overwhelmed by it. Data doesn't make for true knowledge. And mere knowledge doesn't make for wisdom. - - Many people think themselves very advanced because they have the latest tech gadgets and can bring up all kinds of useless factoids on those gadgets. But they are unable to think for themselves as to the meaning that can be understood from that data or its greater significance.

Bombarding people with data and not teaching them how to actually Think (a dumbing down objective of 'schooling' for more than a century in the USA), is an effective way to control the population. They will look to 'authority figures' to tell them what to 'think'. They mistake calling up data & opinions on a high tech gadget with true Thinking and believe themselves 'trendy', sophisticated, and informed.

When you break down the word and think about its meaning, it is obvious that peoples minds have been     'in - formed'    by this.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 15:27 | 4717263 JuliaS
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People have wondered whether the future would be a Brave New World or 1984. It ended up being both. Disinformation and misinformation, lack of facts and abundance of trash. My former publishing instructor said about computers many years ago, that they make it real easy to mass produce garbage. And here we are today, living the future.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 17:34 | 4717781 HardAssets
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With justification, people are concerned how the control freaks might destroy the open & free internet. But perhaps this would be less of a loss than we might think. As you pointed out, we are bombarded with information today. We don't really require any more information to see the criminal & psychopathic nature of those running things. The onrush of more data seems to only overwhelm people.

The American founders would not be at a disadvantage to us because they didn't have laptops and iPhones. More importantly, they had a foundation of knowledge built on philosophical principles and knew how to think and to communicate. And, they didn't even have to be concerned about the batteries running out !

"Disinformation and misinformation, lack of facts and abundance of trash."

Well put.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 18:37 | 4717958 JuliaS
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The coming collapse will offer a chance to reform the foundation. Knowing what it should be is half the battle.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:54 | 4714441 The Capitalist ...
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Yes, but the boobeois know nothing of what you speak.  They can't even locate Ukraine or Iran on a map, let alone identify key dates as to why any citizen of a satellite CIA sponsored state woudn't be particiuarly fond of us with all of the meddling that we do.  Just shut up and watch dancing with the stars so that the only political system that matters, US hegemony, will keep you safe from those terrible "capitalists" with all of their money and jobs and what not producing all of this income inequality.  What we need is a Ministry of Truth.  Long live the only democracy that works - where 6 people vote to take 4 other people's shit.  Unless the shit stealing 6 people are bad, or brown, or bad and brown, then hand over the country to the military.  

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:10 | 4720243 AlgorithmOfCons...
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It's important to recall that America's invasion of Iraq serves multiple interests.  First, it could be said that it was for the oil interests, which is somewhat shot down by the fact that China was the biggest beneficiary. Additionally, the US invasion of Iraq was influenced by Israeli interests, as a bulk of the neocons in the Bush administration were Jewish and/or Zionists. Yet more, the Iraqi invasion could be seen as an attempt by the US to enforce the petrodollar scheme as Saddam moved away from the dollar.

As always, the complexities of the world have interwoven and interrelated reasons for America's invasion for Iraq, which benefits various factions at the top for their different reasons. Part of the scheme behind why the US is so aggressively involved in destabilizing Ukraine contra Russia, and the US "Asia Pivot" contra China, is to maintain the US imperial structure, which itself hinges on the financial system of the unipolar world that was left over from about 1991. It is no accident then that the US support for the Islamists in Syria was to appease its Wahhabist buddies in the gulf who had their own oil pipeline interests at stake through Syria, contra Russia. When considered contextually, one can see that the "War on Terror" that resulted from 9/11 was the perfect ploy to maintain US hegemony in the "Eurasian landmass," which, as Senior Brzezinski believes is the strategic strip of land - the "The Grand Chessboard" - that the US must control if it is to maintain itself as a world power, because that is how it would contain and encircle Russia and China.

However, enter reality. The real world is subject to chaos theory. There are too many variables in the world for any one person or power to control, as they cannot account for everything. What has slipped by the US is that it now maintains its empire via spreading its dollar debt which is enforced via its military. It's industrial base was gutted a long time ago and was spread to all the rest of the world, mostly China.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:40 | 4714380 nmewn
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"At the beginning of February my colleague, Elena Ponomarëva, and I discussed the question, could we take Crimea?"

Wait, wut? ;-)

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:44 | 4714580 HardAssets
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nmewn: ""At the of February my colleague, Elena Ponomarëva, and I discussed the question, could we take Crimea?" Wait, wut? ;-)"

 

I imagine the Russians have considered various scenarios for securing or recapturing their warm water Crimea naval facilities since at least as far back as the break-up of the USSR. And such plans likely pre-date that.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:27 | 4714704 nmewn
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;-)

Well, they seem to think its "theirs" anyways. The Huns & Ottomans thought it was theirs too...lol.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 02:43 | 4715053 hobopants
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Geez, I generally enjoy this site and the people on here, but I can't stand the blind Russophilia. I can appreciate the fact that they do occasionally frustrate the efforts of the western elite and enjoy that whole aspect of it, but that does not automatically make them a nation of libertarian freedom fighters.

It's astonishing that a group of people so capable of critical thought when it comes to the issues facing our country, seem to foam at the mouth in defensive zeal whenever someone criticizes Russia, no matter how astute the observation.

The soviet cult of personality is alive and well around this place. 

 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 04:08 | 4715131 HughK
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I agree, hobopants.

I really appreciate a lot of the insight that ZH offers.  I don't get the Russophilia either, though.  How is it that so many commenters have overlooked this part of the article, for example:

"

The required Russian domestic changes

The Russian 5th Column

Those, whom Putin called the national-traitors. Quantitatively, it's a smallish group, but it includes representatives of the authorities, business, media, intelligentsia, education. You just need to look for who was shouting the loudest that the re-unification with Crimea is the same as what Hitler did with Austria.

 

The first change is cosmetic: A policy of lawful suppression of the fifth column. That's the very first step which has to be taken.

 

 

 

Labeling people in your country who speak their minds as national traitors and calling for their supression?  Hmmm...how is that consistent with the anti-authoritarian principles that I gather are shared by most of the commenters at ZH?

 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 16:40 | 4717331 HardAssets
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Good point, and a bit of a dilemma.

American propagandist Edward Bernays said that :

“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. ...We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. . . . . In almost every act of our daily lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons...who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.”

That's why the politicians and mainstream media talk about 'democracy' rather than 'the republic'. TPTB can manipulate the public to 'think' and vote in whatever way desired. They use 'democracy' as a weapon. The West has used NGOs in numerous countries to undermine them and its obvious that the Russian leadership knows this.

What can be done ?  Thomas Jefferson proposed that Americans be provided with an education so that they were able to think critically and be informed citizens of the republic. Thats the only defense against these propaganda efforts.

Unfortunately, we don't seem to find any Thomas Jeffersons in positions of power anywhere in the world today.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 05:08 | 4715162 August
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>>>that does not automatically make (Russians) a nation of libertarian freedom fighters.

Compared to Imperial America, just about anyone short of Robert Mugabe or Kim Jong Un qualifies as a "freedom fighter". Obviously Putin and his nation are not saints, but there is zero question as to who started the current shoving match in Ukraine, and who is now shoving back.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 05:40 | 4715188 hobopants
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"but there is zero question as to who started the current shoving match in Ukraine, and who is now shoving back."

This is pretty much common knowledge and has nothing to do with what I was talking about. Yes United States bad, we all get that, what many seem to miss around here is the fact that Russia is not some utopia of classical liberalism. Oh and the fact that criticizing Russia doesn't mean you support or condone the United State's actions. It just means you have moved beyond the neanderthal football game mentality of Team USA vs Team Russia, and are able to look at both sides objectively.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 06:47 | 4715235 nmewn
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I think thats what a few of us are trying to point out.

Supporting Russia's jingoism (as opposed to any other) still means somebody is likely to bleed. And the author of this piece (Andrei Fursov) is a straight up nationalistic freak whose blood will be perfectly safe inside the halls of Moscow University, as will his "right" of speech and press in promoting it.

Provided of course, the fires don't reach his door step ;-)

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:56 | 4715729 intric8
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He has a right to be fucking nationalistic, and we should applaud him for that. At least its clear who he's nationalistic for - Russia

 

Who is america and her nationalism really benefiting? America or Israel? If just 10% of what this author said is factual, exposure in the press would have americans demanding a complete pull out of Ukraine. These petty jew interests being unconditionally served by the might of the u.s.a are outrageous. All of this should be exposed and threshed out in the media, but we wont hear a peep.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 18:41 | 4717968 nmewn
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"If just 10% of what this author said is factual, exposure in the press would have americans demanding a complete pull out of Ukraine."

Just what the fuck are you talking about...who pull out of Ukraine? The only ones "illegally" in Ukraine are fucking Russian troops...maybe you hadn't noticed but they invaded the Crimea and took it.

Did you also read what he said about the Romanovs? The monarchist pap & idolatry practically oozed onto my keyboard.

So, you're all with good oligarchs ruling from the shadows, connected elitists (like him) benefiting from the practice and perhaps bringing back royal families who's only claim to power & wealth is being born?

You people never cease to amaze me so lets unpack this, first you blame jooo's for Stalinism, gulags, torture, starvation...millions of dead and now jooo's are behind fucking Putin invading the Ukraine? Was Stalin a jooo? Is Putin?

So what exactly are you idiots trying to say?

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 14:01 | 4716170 hobopants
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I think its a lost cause, people are so blinded by their hatred of the regime in the west they go radical the other direction. So far it's a group of cowards though, as i've yet to see any decent argument put forth except for a red arrow. Those that do speak up just bitch about the US which was never part of my argument to begin with. This retarded with us or against us mentality shows a clear lack of critical thinking ability. Pretty pathetic.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 18:42 | 4717973 nmewn
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It is a lost cause and we're dealing with imbeciles.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 22:56 | 4718726 hobopants
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Sometimes man...With the way these knuckle draggers react to everything without thinking, you would assume the only Russian they're familiar with is Pavlov.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:37 | 4716490 flapdoodle
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Don't fall for the heavily promoted "globalism good, nationalism bad" meme.

This is the argument the globalists (natch) make as the nationalists are the only real threat to their taking complete and total power over this planet.

When the people in a nation cease to take pride in where they come from, they lose a huge part of their identity. I'd say the US is pretty far down that path and the results are depressing. Zombieland indeed.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 18:43 | 4717980 nmewn
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Well aware of it.

I call myself an American as opposed to a US citizen for a reason ;-)

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 06:36 | 4715220 ebear
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"that does not automatically make them a nation of libertarian freedom fighters"

Who said they were?



Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:26 | 4716115 hobopants
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Judging by the arrows half the idiots on this site.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:40 | 4714381 rsnoble
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Ok so now im feeling rather insignificant in the scheme of things. LOL.

So......is the US going to end up in war with Russia or not?

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:45 | 4714402 hobopants
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More cloak and dagger shit and posturing would be my two cents. But who knows they may be dumb enough to let the nukes fly.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:49 | 4714425 rsnoble
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Oh we already know there are those that would use nukes  yesterday if it were up to them, afterall 'we didn't build them to not use them'.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:16 | 4714682 Dickweed Wang
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And the rockets red glare, the (nuclear) bombs bursting in air . . . . .

Prophetic.

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 00:05 | 4718856 anti-republocrat
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The really scary thing is there are all sorts of folks who believe we can "win" a thermonuclear war with a first strike.  They think our the US navy already knows where all the Russian subs are and can wipe them out along with the rest of Russia's retaliatory capability.  Maybe they can, but what if they can't?

 

Besides, how would the US actually benefit from doing that?  What harm does Russia actually cause the US other than preventing the US elites and the government they control from imposing their will through violence all over the world?

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:55 | 4714447 Flagit
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Alex, ill take Pandora's Box for $200.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:24 | 4714518 HardAssets
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rsnoble:  "Ok so now im feeling rather insignificant in the scheme of things. LOL.

So......is the US going to end up in war with Russia or not?"

 

I had the same thought. We debate these issues among ourselves but really only  know a tiny fraction of what's going on.

Reminds me of the account by Gerald Celente regarding a discussion he had with John Connally soon before he died.  (Of course, Connally had been riding in the limo with JFK on the day of the assassination & was also shot. Connally had been Sec of the Navy, Governor of Texas, and Sec of the Treasury). Celente had just written a book on future trends that got favorable reviews.

Connally told him, "You seem like a very nice young man, but you have no idea what's really going on. "

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:00 | 4714999 SAT 800
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Ding, ding ding. That must of been interesting; I wonder if Celente ever figured out what he was referring to.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:48 | 4714392 hobopants
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For some reason I always viewed the TPTB as a monolithic force, this helped clear up that misconception.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:20 | 4714689 Buckaroo Banzai
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The Powers That Be... Rarely Agree.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 13:23 | 4716733 PTR
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The Powers That Be... Rarely Agree.

 

#WhenHubrisAndVanityWorkInOurFavor

 

I was just thinking the same thing...

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:43 | 4714396 CrashisOptimistic
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Tyler, the recent Jewish conspiracy wacko commenters don't require this clickbait.  They are paid to undercut this site's influence so they'll be here even without this drivel.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:48 | 4714415 Canucklehead
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The Russians are sending operatives into Ukraine to gauge Pro-Russian support. These operatives circulate amongst the population, looking for Pro-Russian sympathizers. They go in disguise. When they meet guys who hit on them, they know they have found their mark.

http://images.halloweencostumes.com/products/4521/1-1/mens-german-beer-g...

There is simply no way a Western minded Ukrainian is going to hit on that...

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:52 | 4714432 rsnoble
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Wrong.  My best friend is an x-marine and I 100% guarantee that after 12 beers or so he'd be all over that.  Not joking.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:38 | 4714434 rsnoble
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And no we aren't romantically involved .  Probably because I don't look like that lol.  Reminds me not to wear a wig at halloween time.

I apologize you said a western minded 'ukranian' I got ahead of myself.  LOL.  There's reasons why this struck me on a personal note lol.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 19:23 | 4718120 Goner
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Ask your friend about being an x-marine. I have heard it said, there is no such thing as an Ex-Marine

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:35 | 4714721 Stares straight...
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Looks like a new poster series started by the obamacare ad firm...

(Sign up before u get dreaded "mead mastitis")

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:54 | 4714443 cossack55
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I find the Yellowstone comment the most intriguing.  No comments on the wikispooks page. WTF.  Is everyone or no one curious?

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:24 | 4714524 rsnoble
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I thought it was kinda off the wall.  I guess he's talking about population control I don't know you tell me.  Which would be stupid because what good would it do to have everything ruined?  I guess i'm not crazy enough to know the answer to that and there's reasons I don't pass as a psychopath on the personality tests.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:04 | 4714644 HardAssets
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Yeah my guess was that he was referring to the psychos' population control agenda.

Sounds insane to any normal person. Research their own statements and writings on the subject. They are insane. Like the 3rd Reich Nazis.

 

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:22 | 4714694 Buckaroo Banzai
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Georgia Guidestones.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:04 | 4715004 SAT 800
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They don't need the high Western States? They're just a constant problem? I don't know; it's a very strange statement.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:32 | 4715038 Paveway IV
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The high western states are toast.

Check out this WikiLeaks from those Rothschild bastards. They even have it scheduled!

http://goo.gl/TsyTc4

 

Credit to Mr. Ed (http://goo.gl/NCHDC1). 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:45 | 4715915 magnetosphere
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nope.  hes talking about the volcano, hes that nuts.  he also thinks the gulf stream shutting down and a planetary climate adjustment are driving western foreign policy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zg-h9KplJ5U

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:07 | 4714802 KickIce
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Yellowstone would make Etna look like a home made science project.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:26 | 4714529 Flagit
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i was waiting for Jessie Ventura to pop in for a cameo. REALLY wish he would have elaborated on that Yellowstone thing.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 00:06 | 4714914 Strat-O-Sphere
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The "Yellowstone threat" is rather intriguing. There is a large volcano under it, with some speculation on the net that if that volcano erupts, it could cause a massive catastrophe of cataclysmic proportions. (All this is denied by the authorities, including Yellowstone park management, if you Google it.)

My take is that Fursov means the 50-60 year threat that the west perceives Russia to be to it's geopolitical interests is a speculation, which may or may not come into fruition, depending on western attitude towards Russia. The likelihood of that cataclysmic self inflicted event POSSIBLY increasing if the west escalates the conflict with Russia, and decides to go nuclear.

Another possibility that comes to mind is, that what may or may not happen with a hidden force of nature is anybody's guess, however the USSA has some perverse wish to destroy itself as if by will of God. Anyhow that's how I interpret it. I could be completely off the mark. :-D

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 06:18 | 4715209 tip e. canoe
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perhaps it's a clue that may or may not be referring to what it appears to be referring to.

sorta like the appearance of the Norway Spiral the night before O-Bomb-A's PP ceremony.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:16 | 4716382 Dublinmick
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Yellowstone has been belching helium-4 gas lately which is unusual. Earthquakes in the area have increased also. Reports have indicated many buffalo have left the area and the ground is rising. If it went to full eruption it would kill everything in a 700 mile radius and blacken the skies with ash over most of the US.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 20:57 | 4714454 overmedicatedun...
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interesting - when one is boxed in - one sees enemies everywhere - who is in the box? the usa police state with leaders seeing domestic terrorists everywhere - or russia with nato and american bases across all it's borders.

the games have gotten serious, and the elites are corrupt and very very smart or very very dumb, my bet is on the latter ,they likely to make a wrong turn, that will harm far to many.. the NWO, bildebergers, jews, neocons and obuma's masters make it unstable in the west, china india and much of asia watch wait and will take advantage when obuma's handlers stumble.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:50 | 4716570 flapdoodle
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Arrogance makes those who are in power and who are very, very dumb think they are very, very smart.

Sadly, there is a selection effect such that in order to rise to a position of power, one has to buy into TPTB mindset, or incorporating Fursov's brilliant analysis, at least the mindset of the clan or mafia gang you are with.

Hubris is believing your own hype.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:03 | 4714472 b_thunder
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Would ZH post Dr. Goebbels explanation why  the Third Reich is invading its neighbors in order to restore Germany's past greateness? 

Then why the fuck do you post this garbagne?  Ok, you hate US and other "western" regimes.  Does that mean you have to become fans of the new russian regime?  Don't you see a difference? 

Heil Putin!

 

 

 

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:04 | 4714642 ILLILLILLI
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Actually, most of us prefer to have a wide variety of inputs so we can analyze the various points presented and make an informed decision.

Some people (you appear to be one of them) prefer to have others do their thinking for them, and simply want to be told what to think and what to do.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:09 | 4714665 BabylonDeer
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And you gonna post Bush/Clinton/Obama explanation about why their "democracy" is a good pretext to atack other countries?

Common, we're all grownups here and know that all these regimes are different sides of the same coin (or die) and in the end the loosing side is always "the people". So please don't critique the posting of one biased article among a lot of other biased ones. At least you can read all of them and choose the one that fit you better, and not only take in the bs that msm throw into your throat.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:56 | 4716612 flapdoodle
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As far as I'm concerned Fursov's analysis has turned on the floodlights to the Ukraine situation, and so have appeared all the low-life vermin that have created this mess.

Fursov just blew out the wall to Plato's Cave and made what's really going on visible to anyone willing to look.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:05 | 4714476 nmewn
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He isn't exactly advocating for freedom of thought or expression or speech or press or dissent, is he? He's advocating for status quo, the oligarchs.

This was telling as well:

"Here's one thing that really deserves attention: What does Kasparov recommend the West do? He says they need to "put pressure on the oligarchs", not on Putin, but on the oligarchs. If pressure is put on them, then they will carry out a coup and overthrow Putin. This is a Russian citizen telling the US State dept what they need to do to effect regime change in Russia. Imagine if this were a US citizen sitting in Russia, for example, or, who knows, in China, talking about how to overthrow Obama, I think that person would have serious problems - very serious. Yet Kasparov is free to come and go in Russia as he pleases, and no-one is revoking is citizenship."

Admitting that oligarchs are as powerful or more powerful than "the state" is one thing. Stating or alluding to, that "the state" should revoke someones citizenship for "non-conformity" to his views is another.

Well, my my my, Andrei almost sounds like an American college professor, doesn't he? ;-)

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:48 | 4714752 Flagit
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Kasparov 2.0

no dumbass, its not an upgrade, its your GRADE.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:12 | 4714486 Omen IV
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Wow! undoubtedly one of the best article i have seen posted on ZH ! 

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:12 | 4714494 nmewn
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Perhaps unintentionally on someones part, but yes ;-)

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:24 | 4714519 Infinite QE
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PDF filed and hard copy printed. That doc may disappear soon.....

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 00:22 | 4714949 WhyWait
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Good advice.  Happens.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:11 | 4714493 Lumberjack
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As I have expounded on many other occasions... UPC.  Follow the history and follow the names.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:24 | 4714523 Flagit
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i am totally enjoying the fuck out of this. VERY informative. a little long, maybe, but i can't imagine what you have to do that is more important.

 

Yellowstone.

ok, here im lost. wtf is he talking about. ummm, what problems would be solved for the USA in the event Wyoming is transplanted on top of what used to be The State of Washington?

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:33 | 4714542 Dogbert
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For starters most of the population think RED states would be gone! A libs dream

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:26 | 4714701 Buckaroo Banzai
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That's not clear. The analyses I have seen indicate that the worst damage would be to the Midwest and east coast, as the prevailing winds will cause a huge ash blanket to fall there. It's not the explosive power of the volcano that wreaks the most havoc, rather it is the ash cloud.

It would be a straight depopulation play, not a political play.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:03 | 4714788 Flagit
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Wikispooks note: On its face this seems a bizarre diversion from the subject in hand - suggestions on Fursov's reasons for the diversion welcome on the discussion page

they found it a bit odd as well.
The super-volcano could solve for the Western elite the very problems which they've been trying to solve for the last 50-60 years and have been unable to.
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Normally i would say lets get to the heart of the problem. I think it would be best in this situation to identify said problem. this issue for me, is suddenly more important than the video itself.
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:10 | 4715014 Paveway IV
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I'm not sure that would work out for the Western elite or any other crust-riding primates. That would be the kind of geologic event that spans decades and turns everyone and everything into a squiggly line in a rock formation.

The elite just get to die slower in their underground lairs. In a few generations, their inbred kids will morph into mole people and cannibalize each other. Nobody ever sees *that* coming.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:33 | 4714543 Dogbert
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For starters most of the population think RED states would be gone! A libs dream

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:39 | 4714559 nmewn
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I think he's under the impression that he would be safe in Russia...its not like the blast of a 45 mile wide volcano belching magma & gas into the atmosphere could impact him in any way.

Now him eating a steak, now thats a problem ;-)

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:20 | 4714690 Omen IV
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links are all broken to source...hmmmm

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 00:20 | 4714921 WhyWait
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I would suspect the Yellowstone Threat excursion is code for something the writers can't openly discuss. Otherwise it would be strangely out of place in this otherwise very serious, valuable and carefully constructed document. 

A Yellowstone eruption would be a huge geological-scale catastrophe, one that could support massive changing of the rules, destruction of excess capital and population, suppression of domestic opposition etc.  The potential for is certainly there, but it would be a most bizarre coincidence if this were the moment it happened to go active. Say we can expect it to happen in the next million years, but the timing is random.  Then the chance of it happening over the next 5 years would at most be 1:200,000.

So assume this aside about Yellowstone is about something else, something comparable in devastation, something that would be very much on the minds of the Russian leaders and policy-makers, but which they don't feel safe talking about, what could they be alluding to?

*  A nuclear terrorist operation? 

*   Some other weather-warfare, or geological-warfare event?

*   Nuclear war?

*  Or maybe Yellowstone is just code for the meltdown of the world economic system.

 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:10 | 4715013 SAT 800
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Maybe 'Yellowstone" is code for a single armoured ballistic missile that can penetrate deep into the magma beneath Yellowstone and detonate it's large thermonuclear warhead; resulting in ?? Maybe he knows somebody over here already knows about this and it's just a friendly reminder. I hope not.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 06:20 | 4715210 tip e. canoe
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+1

my thoughts exactly

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 00:40 | 4714973 OldPhart
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I did too.

It's nice to read adult words once in a while after being surrounded by a nation of infants.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:44 | 4715688 nopalito
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Yellowstone Threat != Yellowstone Effect.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 14:16 | 4716961 ebear
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Putin will steal your picnic basket!

Oh wait.... that's the Jellystone Threat.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:29 | 4714537 Dogbert
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Thank you, very interesting material and it sure beats the mind numbing BS we get from the MSM !!

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:35 | 4714547 gdpetti
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Excellent summation of the situation.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:39 | 4714560 Old Man River
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That's a good read right there but dadgummet man now I have to haul off and check it all

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:43 | 4714576 rsnoble
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Here's something that might make some sense to some of you, I like this guy and what he has to say about a lot of things:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oVRfXeQ7V4

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:48 | 4714588 Charles The Ham...
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I cannot help but notice the tremendous regret in his tone over Gorbachev and Yeltsin as if things would have gone very differently in 1991 if Gorbachev wasn't calling the shots. Things could have been very different had a few choices been made opposite of what was. I have a feeling Americans will be feeling the same way about electing the cardboard men we have also had in charge since Eisenhower. It's a shame how every civilization has to fall flat on its ass over and over again in order to actually make progress.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:34 | 4714718 Buckaroo Banzai
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There is a school of thought that the KGB set up Gorbachev (who literally came out of nowhere to head the party...kind of like Obama) with a mission of scuttling the Soviet Union in order to deceive the West... The idea being, they would then take the battle behind enemy lines. This theory also fits with the theory that Obama is a deep cover Russian agent created by the KGB in the late 80s with a goal of eventually installing him as President to destroy the US from within (google "Tom Fife" for details).

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 00:26 | 4714957 TungstenBars
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At the very least that would make an entertaining movie.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:35 | 4714723 gdpetti
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Usually said as : No pain, no gain.

Only the picture is much, much, much bigger than we realize when first coming across the nature of our reality... who and what we are, where we are and when we are (as all things begin and end, and it does help to notice that the final curtain is starting to fall already, so better hurry up with your plans for self-determination etc). It is esoterically said that we exist within 'Purgatory', thus history repeats its lessons in self-conscious awareness until we learn... the who/what etc and then choose which side of the fence we care to be on... for every positive, there is a negative... That which IS knows Itself through the experience of that which is not... the negative or opposite.... there will always be an 'evil empire' to challenge everyone to choose sides. It is currently the Western oligarchy in the 'nasty' seat of greedy selfish bastards, and we are doing a rather fine job given the limitation of the psychopaths ponerizing the system so badly that it acts as a brake on everyone that can choose.... and Putin as the 'king' of Russia has been forced to choose in his role for his people and country and will be forced to do so again if he chooses to remain a player in this game.... even as the final curtain call approaches. The power of choice changes everything... one step at a time.... think hyperdimensionally as convergence continues to pull the curtain forward enveloping us all in our collective choice.

As for the Yellowstone bit??? the curtain or wave affects the entire EM field, so who knows how bad each area will get, a lot of that is dependent upon the power of those choices.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:52 | 4714601 Berspankme
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Long read and kind of interesting. Not a lot new, we know who the fucking hypocrites are. Hope they get the hell they deserve. Destroying the lives of millions for their greedy self absorbed gains.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 21:56 | 4714614 logicalman
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Watched the first half hour of the video.

VERY interesting analysis.

I'll be watching the rest tomorrow, for sure.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:01 | 4714633 Son of Captain Nemo
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Very important read.  Didn't tell us anything different that we didn't already know but the Russian perpspective from a Russian is always the most important in comprehending Western mistakes.

I thought the part of about using Western Ukraine as a "dumping ground" for Western Europe U.S. nuclear waste of interest only because I came across this read earlier today which is prophetic timing -to say the least.  Don''t believe the IMF will have enough in the till to increase the ranks of Svoboda and Right Sector and build a $1.5 billion memorial arch with money they don't have!

The best part to this whole read?

"The West has no brakes. In trying to solve their own problems, they'll keep going until they hit the wall."...

And it really is over for the Anglo-American cabal. 

Time for Zbig, Kissinger, Rockefeller and Soros and Robert Shelter-Jones to take the well deserved dirt nap.  If they had succeeded the first 3 would have been dead and gone by nowThey are restless because the playbook and rinse and repeat strategy didn't work according to plan.

Actually I take it back. Let them live another couple years so that we can string them up in their own Country for the treachery they've committed in our names on everyone else and on us!

 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 06:30 | 4715217 tip e. canoe
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still wondering whose feet Chernobyl will be dumped on.

besides the people who still live in the region that is.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:14 | 4714675 BOPOH
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Translation could be better.

"Societies of Assistance to Defense and Aviation-Chemical Construction"

Has to be:

"Society for Assistance to Airforce and Navy"

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:28 | 4714705 williambanzai7
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Wow...

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:00 | 4714773 marcusfenix
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I was reading about a half dozen or so CFR papers on the current situation in the Ukraine and it's just the same one note broken record script regurgitated ad-nausea. it's truly the epitome of one dimensional propaganda, unfortunately it's going to take us to a place nobody wants to go.

then I read this and other pieces like it and it truly puts anything the western media has to offer to shame on depth and thoughtfulness alone. it's kind of sad really to think America has become so intellectually stunted that all the MSM has to do is blast "Putin bad, Merica' good" in the headlines and nobody gives it a second thought, much less gives it enough consideration to question the motives and meanings behind the headlines.

in a way this situation reminds of the movie "when the wind blows" the old couple in the movie never once thought to question anything the government said, on the radio, in print or on the tube. even as they lay together dying of radiation sickness they never considered that those institutions that they had blindly placed so much faith in were the very instruments of their own slow and painful death.

that's where I see the American public now, still believing the federal institution in Washington is basically good and necessary, despite all evidence to the contrary.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:27 | 4715031 SAT 800
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"Four legs good; Two legs Bad"; and so it was broadcast and so it was believed. Just as predicted.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:02 | 4714783 Whatchamacallit
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I feel like I'm navigating a fractal. Anytime I'm at the tip of one iteration, having surveyed most of the possibilities and feeling I got a handle on the situation, zoom! Something happens, like this article, opening a whole new set of thoughts, and I'm propelled through another set of iterations even more complex. Nice!

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 07:03 | 4715255 ebear
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Well, that would explain the double post.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:04 | 4714794 Whatchamacallit
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I feel like I'm navigating a fractal. Anytime I'm at the tip of one iteration, having surveyed most of the possibilities and feeling I got a handle on the situation, zoom! Something happens, like this article, opening a whole new set of thoughts, and I'm propelled through another set of iterations even more complex. Nice!

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 07:02 | 4715253 ebear
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Well, that would explain the double post.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 08:09 | 4715358 Zwelgje
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You two make me think about that black cat in the movie Matrix

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:08 | 4714806 xcehn
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Thanks to socalbeach and zh for this. It really drives home the sinister and ruthless nature of the global elite. We are all just 'human garbage' to these monsters.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:13 | 4714821 vzhyk
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https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/designate-russia-state-sponsor...

 

Designate Russia as "State Sponsor of Terrorism"
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:22 | 4715025 SAT 800
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Well, let's designate Washington, D.C. as a State Sponsor of Terrorism; first. Just to be accurate.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:34 | 4716150 alentia
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Designation should go to the trio: USA-SA-Qatar

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:21 | 4714844 acetinker
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OK, I'm 16 minutes into the video, and I know more about geo-politics now than I've learned in my 56 years.  Tyler, you never cease to amaze... at both ends of the spectrum.  Still, thank you!

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:37 | 4714880 alentia
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While there might be some truth in it, but there is most likely perversion of facts in underline logic.

Does smell like schizophrenia. I am not sure how many schizophrenics there are in Russia running the country and ideology.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 23:48 | 4714897 atomicwasted
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A steaming pile of antisemitic bullshit to sell to the rubes.  Shame on Tyler for giving this assclown an audience.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 01:44 | 4715050 i-dog
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"Anti-semitic"? WTF?! Not a one of the Jews he mentions is a Semite! They're all Khazars (ie. Russian blood, though mostly from Poland/Galicia).

Grow a brain ... or buy a dictionary ... then get back to us.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 04:39 | 4715146 Jano
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Chazari are to my knowledge not Slavs ergo not Russians.

cHAZARI ARE TURKISH ORIGIN FROM CENTRAL ASSIA (TURKMENISTAN, AZERBIJAN, georgia...) sorry for the caps lock.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 06:23 | 4715200 i-dog
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They originally (2000 BC) came from 2,000 miles further east ... in Northern Khazakhstan ... hence Khazar.

However, by 700 AD, when a group of them allegedly converted to Judaism, the so-called Khazar Khanate (sometimes called Khazaria) was located exactly where Eastern Ukraine and Crimea are today.

The 4,000-year history of the Khazars has been kept deliberately vague because of their significant impact in the Levant and their role in the creation of Judaism (and also the Jesuits).

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