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
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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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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,
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 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
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.
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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
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
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
By Ilya Polonsky Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/how-latvians-estonians-and-lithuanians-appeared/ source: https://topwar.ru/145696-kak-sformirovalis-narody-pribaltiki.html Now, the Baltic states consist of three countries – Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, which received sovereignty in the course of the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Each of these states position themselves, respectively, as the national states of Latvians, Lithuanians, and Estonians. Nationalism in the Baltic countries was raised to the level of a
By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-filling-the-vacuum/ source: http://actualcomment.ru/zapolnenie-vakuuma-1808131003.html When the Western Roman Empire collapsed, in Europe the so-called dark centuries came there for a long time. Modern historians claim that they were not that dark, and cite as an example the Justinian attempt to restore the empire, the Carolingian renaissance, and say that Levantine trade continued not only before, but also after
(please click on ‘cc’ to see the English language subtitles) A big THANK YOU to Eugenia for translating and subtitling this excellent video!