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Russia is trolling the West in the Arctic

Russia is trolling the West in the Arctic by Ruslan Ostashko. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpFeaSJktgQ Translated and subtitled by Eugenia I continue to keep tabs on the Arctic race, which Washington had lost before it even began, and I am happy to report that Russia has launched a new icebreaker. The ship “Andrei Vilkitsky” is described as “dancing” because of its high maneuverability.  

The EU in 2019 – the Problem of Survival

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-eu-2019-problem-survival source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190109/1022191926.html   The European Union enters 2019 with a mass of unresolved problems, in addition to being torn apart by the most severe contradictions… The first and main problem is that the EU was created as one of the mechanisms of the US’ control over Western Europe. Without the American Marshall Plan, without opening American

What Awaits America in 2019

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/ishchenko-what-awaits-america-in-2019 source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190108/1022042990.html The coming to power in the US of Donald Trump marked a critical change in the goal-setting of American foreign policy. Most experts and politicians both in the States and outside of it still haven’t realised this… Perhaps, and even most likely, Trump hasn’t realised this either. It isn’t excluded that even his support group – that part

A captured Ukrainian soldiers walks around the streets of Donetsk

Subtitles by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard “I Started to See Clearly”: A Captured Ukrainian Soldier Walks Around the Streets of Donetsk   The Russian war correspondent Aleksandr Sladkov walked along the streets of Donetsk with a captured UAF serviceman, who then shared his impressions about what he saw. “I started to see clearly. In Ukraine it is said that everything in Donetsk was destroyed. Here everybody is walking around, I

The Brits Are Delighted With Russian Railways by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and captioned by Leo. A few months have passed since the end of the World Cup, which our country hosted. In the Western media, enthusiasm from the fans subsided, and the dull anti-Russian propaganda began again. But it is being countered by ordinary foreign tourists. A couple of Britons – Katie and Robbie – started an online report on Twitter from their journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow

Ukrainian Goods Prohibited For Import Into the Territory of the Russian Federation

By Colonel Cassad Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/ukrainian-goods-prohibited-for-import-into-the-territory-of-the-russian-federation/ source: https://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/4672022.html A sanctions list was published that includes a list of Ukrainian goods that are banned from importation to the territory of the Russian Federation within the framework of the adopted package of sanctions against Ukraine. The list turned out to be very extensive and problems are now guaranteed in a number of spheres of

The Baltics Are Responsible for Dragging the EU into a Conflict with Russia

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-baltics-are-responsible-for-dragging-the-eu-into-a-conflict-with-russia/ source: https://ee.sputniknews.ru/columnists/20181227/14343187/ishhenko-rusofobskaja-politika-baltic.html   The Baltic countries are the best example of how dependent countries can force strong partners to reckon with them. At the same time they are also an example of an inadequate foreign policy leading all three Baltic states towards a catastrophe, considers the political scientist Rostislav Ishchenko. The coordinated policy of Latvia, Lithuania,

Russian Economy Presents a New Surprise by Evgeny Super

Translated and captioned by Leo. Make sure to press CC to turn on English captions.   The American agency Bloomberg has published a report on the state of developing countries. Russia has changed its place immediately to five positions, which was a complete surprise for many. How did this happen and what follows from this – we will explain after the news bulletin.   News time In the Rostov Oblast

Ukraine to declare war on Russia next?

Note by The Saker: Eugenia and the other translators were wondering whether it was worth translating such a demented piece of proposed legislation, but I asked them to go ahead and do it even though I fully agree with them that the author of this text is clearly completely insane and the ideas this draft legislation are the product of sick, hateful and infinitely stupid minds.  But that is precisely

The head of DPR appeals to the world community to prevent an outbreak of large-scale hostilities in Donbas

The head of DPR appeals to the world community to prevent an outbreak of large-scale hostilities in Donbas According to the DPR intelligence services, Kiev authorities are getting ready to conduct a large-scale sabotage against industrial objects of Donbass that might cause a significant negative impact on ecology of the region. This information was announced by the Head of the Republic Denis Pushilin.  He has received information that a provocation

The Ukrainian Aspect of the Information War – Russian Perspective

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-ukrainian-aspect-information-war/ source: ukraina.ru/opinion/20181214/1022085102.html The joke about two tankmen on the Champs Elysée lamenting Russia’s defeat in the information war very accurately reflects the main national sport of Russians – sprinkling ashes on their heads for no reason and announcing their own successes as failures. Moreover, this national entertainment is in demand at all levels — from taxi drivers to ministers. Sometimes

Why Russia Has No Right to Surrender to the West

By Aleksandr Neukropny Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/why-russia-has-no-right-to-surrender-to-the-west/ source: https://topcor.ru/4060-pochemu-rossii-net-smysla-kapitulirovat-pered-zapadom.html The ultimatums that are sounded by the US and NATO towards Russia become more and more harsh, more and more impudent, and more and more provocative. They started to threaten us already completely openly – either promising “pain and consequences” for the Kerch Strait, groaning about the “last chance” to implement a treaty that

Brave Poroshenko – the Worse It Is for Him, the More Dangerous He Is For Others

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-brave-poroshenko-the-worse-it-is-for-him-the-more-dangerous-he-is-for-others/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20181211/1022049102.html In recent days, in connection with the frank violation by Poroshenko’s regime of all international norms, and also of the articles of the Constitution and laws of Ukraine regulating relations between the church and state, experts and politicians often ask a question (not always having a rhetorical character): is he really not afraid of

Emergency briefing of the head of Donetsk People’s Republic Militia Basurin on the situation on 10.12.2018

Emergency briefing of the head of Donetsk People’s Republic Militia Eduard Basurin on the situation on 10.12.2018   I would like to make the following statement. Our intelligence obtained irrefutable evidence about the Armed Forces of Ukraine AFU preparation to attack us at the direction of Mariupol. The information obtained from reliable sources fully reveals the plans of the Ukrainian security forces. The purpose of this planned attack is to

We Must Remind the West That Russia Defeated ISIS, by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and captioned by Leo. Make sure to press CC for English captions.       A year ago, on December 6, 2017, the defeat of the terrorist group banned in Russia, Islamic State as an organized military force was completed. And this must be tirelessly reminded to our Western so-called “partners.” In the “post-truth epoch” that has come, not only physical events, but also the constant presence of information

Liberals scream Putin sells Russia and call to give away the Kurils to Japan

By Ruslan Ostashko Translated and subtitled by Scott Humor Can a person simultaneously shout that the authorities of “this country” are selling out Russia, and advocate for giving away the Kuril Islands to Japan? A person can, if it’s a Russian-speaking, pro-Western liberal.   We have long been accustomed to the fact that the Ukrainian media writes all sorts of nonsense. However, when it comes to a “Kiev expert” it

Proof that Ukrainian crews were given the order to try to “covertly” cross the Kerch strait

Thanks to Ollie and Angelina for translating this document! Full translation into English: CHECK LIST of the readiness of small armoured artillery boat “Nikopol” before exit at sea from 09:00 23.11.2018 to 18:00 25.11.2018 1. The purpose of exiting: relocation at the Berdyansk port. 2. Superior during exit: 2nd rank captain Gritsenko D.V. 3. Task set before exiting at sea: create tactical boat grouping No. 5 (hereon in TBG No.

Petro Poroshenko and the Start of the Penultimate Stage

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/ishchenko-poroshenko-start-penultimate-stage source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20181127/1021889474.html Since the moment a coup d’etat took place in Kiev in February, 2014 I have claimed and I still claim, irrespective of who exactly will head the state and what political force will bear responsibility for governing the country, that the Kiev regime will go along the way of further radicalisation until it develops into

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