Saker Community Translations

We Can’t Forgive Israel for Downing the IL-20 and Killing Russians, by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated by Scott Humor and captioned by Leo. Make sure to press CC for English captions.   The reckless audacity of Israel’s behavior in the Middle East, sooner or later had to lead to tragic consequences. And they finally came: from the provocation of Israel’s Air Force, a Syrian missile hit our Il-20 recon aircraft, killing fifteen Russians.   Do you remember the story with Gilad Shalit? He was a

Russian Order vs. Western Chaos

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-russian-order-vs-western-chaos/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180914/1021144841.html   On September 14th the Court of Appeal of England and Wales made the decision to satisfy Ukraine’s appeal and to send the case of the $3 billion that Yanukovych managed to receive from the $15 billion loan granted by Russia in 2013 for new consideration. Ukraine recognises the debt, but hopes that a

The US Is Doing Everything to Make The Russian Elite Return Money to Their Motherland, by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and captioned by Leo. Make sure to press CC for English captions.     News of the largest bank of Switzerland, Credit Suisse freezing Russian assets of over $1 billion once again has proved that Vladimir Putin was correct. He after all warned businessmen to return their activities to Russian jurisdiction. The Kremlin is not responsible for all of those that didn’t listen. It looks like Donald Trump towards

The EU Attacks Orban

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-eu-attacks-viktor-orban/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180913/1021116124.html   The Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán never distinguished himself in diplomacy. He always directly said what he thinks, which put his European colleagues – who got used to saying one thing, thinking another thing, and doing something completely different – in an uncomfortable position. And now they (Europeans) passed a resolution through

The Patriarchate of Constantinople Started a War That Cannot Be Stopped

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-patriarchate-of-constantinople-started-a-war-that-cannot-be-stopped/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180910/1021076752.html   The Constantinople Patriarchate appointed two exarchs “for the preparation of the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church”. The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church responded to this decision with a statement that is unprecedented in its sharpness. It included words about the deadlock in relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the

Who the USA capable of fighting with by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and subtitled by Eugenia Source: The USA has discontinued the development of Tomahawks, because they turned out to be not nearly as great as Trump described them. However, serious problems are seen not just in cruise missiles but in the entire American weapons industry. Hello, my friends. Today we are going to talk about the American weapons industry. Just recently I recorded a 5-minute piece about how Russia and

Russia’s Asymmetric Response to the US in Syria

By Aleksandr Khaldey Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/aleksandr-khaldey-russias-asymmetric-response-to-the-us-in-syria/ source: http://www.iarex.ru/articles/59803.html In the war between Russia and the Anglo-Saxons all the tricks of our enemies happen because of a certain political course that, under Vladimir Putin, is being gradually embodied by the Russian political government. This course is shortly expressed as the gradual squeezing out of the West from spheres representing basic importance for it.

How the Brits soiled their pants in the Skripals case by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and subtitled by Scott Humor It seems that the main function of British diplomacy is to entertain the Russians, while trying to hang all the dogs in the “Skripals case” on the GRU.  The last attempt caused an explosion of violent and offensive mockery in social media. Every time we think that London has reached the bottom in its “Skripals case,” new abyss opens below. Have you seen a

Moscow to re-settle, Russia to be divided by 14. What’s in government’s plans, by Time, Forward!

Translation and subtitles by Scott Humor Post and video in Russian language. Russia is on the edge of big changes. So big, perhaps, that were not seen for an entire modern period of existence of our state. Because of large-scale administrative reforms, Moscow will no longer be the only center of interests, and the country will be divided into 14 macro-regions. About all this and more in our today’s issue.

The Tomorrow of Donbass

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-tomorrow-of-donbass/ source: http://alternatio.org/articles/articles/item/62541-zavtra-donbassa Aleksandr Vladimirovich Zakharchenko, the Head of the DPR, the chairman of the board of ministers, and also the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the republic perished. He was one of the most charismatic leaders of the Donbass uprising, the potential leader not only of a united DPR and LPR, but also of all

I Know Who Killed Aleksandr Zakharchenko by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and captioned by Leo. Make sure to press CC for English captions.   It does not matter what the surname of the saboteur who planted the bomb that killed the head of the DPR, Aleksandr Zakharchenko. Another thing is important; who forced the man, who started his career as a mining electrician in one of the mines of Donbass, to take up arms in order to defend the right

The Life and Death of McCain Showed A Deep Degradation of American “Democracy” by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and captioned by Leo. Make sure to press CC for English captions.   The Governor of Arizona offered to replace the deceased Senator John McCain… with his widow Cindy. Imagine what squealing would rise in Russia, with the sound of an offer to replace the deceased member of the Council of Federation with his wife. And in the US they are seriously discussing this “democratic” option.   John McCain

The US State Department Openly Outlined Its Plans to Guarantee America’s Global Primacy

By Sergey Latyshev Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/the-us-state-department-openly-outlined-its-plans-to-guarantee-americas-global-primacy/ source: https://cont.ws/@sensei/1049508   Speaking in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the assistant to the Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Wess Mitchell stated that the US punishes Russia because Moscow prevents Washington from establishing control over Eurasia in order to restore its world supremacy… The US, at last, openly admitted why they fight against Russia,

The West Will Learn About Its Future In Russia

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-west-will-learn-about-its-future-in-russia/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180830/1020951765.html At the end of August in Vilnius, Lithuania, the future “Russia without Vladimir Putin” and the “democratisation of Russia” were discussed during the private part of the Conference of the president Valdas Adamkus… Owing to a combination of circumstances, shortly before this, in the first half of August, an attempt was made to invite

By Terminating the Treaty of Friendship with Russia, Ukraine Renounces Its Territorial Integrity

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-by-terminating-the-treaty-of-friendship-with-russia-ukraine-renounces-its-territorial-integrity/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180829/1020954209.html On August 28th Poroshenko tasked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine with preparing documents on the denunciation of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership between Ukraine and Russia (it is also called the Big or Basic treaty). On the same day the Minister of Foreign Affairs Klimkin reported that Ukraine will notify

Roger Waters: “You want to start a war with the Russians? Are you crazy?”

Translated by Scott Humor Roger Waters – about his upcoming concerts in Russia, his humanitarian activities and conflict with the “White helmets.” source: An exclusive interview for the Izvestia newspaper. At the end of August, Roger Waters, one of the founders of Pink Floyd, will visit Russia as part of his Us+Them World Tour, and the audience in Moscow and St. Petersburg will be able to see his new show.

Bolton in Kiev Instead of Trump

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-bolton-in-kiev-instead-of-trump/ source: http://alternatio.org/articles/articles/item/62302-opravdanie-chalogo   John Bolton’s trip to Kiev didn’t represent essential interest. After five hours of closed negotiations with Nikolay Patrushev, the entire semantic part of his Kiev program was shorter and more similar to a peasant photographing a visiting celebrity than to a political or diplomatic event. Bolton said generic phrases about the inadmissibility of

“Non-Existent” Ukrainian Buk Got Into An Accident In Kiev (Ruslan Ostashko)

Translated and captioned by Leo.     In 2015, the Ukrainian authorities said that the Ukrainian Armed Forces could not bring down the Malaysian Boeing because of the lack of Buks. However, last weekend the Ukrainian Buk SAM launcher crashed into the wall of a shopping center in Kiev in preparation for the parade. The fact that the Ukrainian authorities are lying like they breathe is not news for a

How Putin Solved the Problems of Europe and the US in Passing with Merkel

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-how-putin-solved-the-problems-of-europe-and-the-us-in-passing-with-merkel/ source: https://ukraina.ru/exclusive/20180820/1020869901.html   Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin wasn’t the first Russian poet. Before him there was Zhukovsky, Derzhavin, and even Lomonosov. Beautiful, melodious verses were composed by many also after Pushkin. Nevertheless, he is “our everything”. Without him, without Pushkin’s language, not just Russian poetry, but the Russian language itself is incomplete… Pushkin is exact and extremely

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