Tag "Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard"

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 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

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.

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

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

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

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

How Latvians, Estonians, and Lithuanians Appeared

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

Filling the Vacuum

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

Formats of Friendship – Russia vs America

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-formats-of-friendship-russia-vs-america/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180809/1020784827.html The US arbitrarily and contrary to the opinion of the world community not only left the nuclear deal with Iran, but also imposed new sanctions on it, which were declared to be much more extensive and severe than the previous ones… Trump again keeps his word and keeps his election promises. He criticised Obama’s

What’s Destructive, Constructive, And Necessary In Ukrainian Politics

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-whats-destructive-constructive-and-necessary-in-ukrainian-politics/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180808/1020775212.html I read an article about why it isn’t necessary to hate Ukrainian nationalists, and I can say that it is difficult to disagree with its general idea. Although I would make some essential specifications that, as a result, can change the concept of the article… However, at first I will say what I agree

The War of 08.08.08 and Ten Years of Struggle for Russian Sovereignty

By Aleksandr Rodgers Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/aleksandr-rodgers-the-war-of-08-08-08-and-ten-years-of-struggle-for-russian-sovereignty/ source: https://jpgazeta.ru/aleksandr-rodzhers-voyna-08-08-08-i-desyat-let-borbyi-za-suverenitet-rossii/ In reality, those processes that we now observe didn’t arrive “suddenly”, but developed (and were being prepared) over a long period of time. And although on August 8th, 2018, it is ten years since 08.08.08, we will start the conversation with other events. Because officially it is a completely different date, namely February 10th, 2007

Time trouble and international justice

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-time-trouble-and-international-justice/ source: http://alternatio.org/articles/articles/item/61727-sudebnaya-bitva The International Court of Justice of the UN in the Hague, the European Court of Human Rights, the Stockholm court of arbitration, the London High Court – this is far from being a complete list of the instances in which Ukraine tried to seize something from Russia, sometimes submitting claims of Homeric content in

Europe as the Main Front of the Hybrid War

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-europe-as-the-main-front-of-the-hybrid-war/ source: http://derzhava-journal.ru/rostislav-ishhenko-evropa-kak-osnovnoj-front-gibridnoj-vojny/ The fact of a global hybrid standoff between Russia and the US hasn’t been denied by anybody for a long time. Allies can change and come over to the other side, but the issue can be definitively resolved only by the defeat of one of these two powers. However, so far politicians and experts,

Why Is the US Withdrawing From the INF Treaty?

By Aleksandr Zapolskis Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/aleksandr-zapolskis-why-is-the-us-withdrawing-from-the-inf-treaty/ source: https://regnum.ru/news/polit/2455477.html The supreme legislative body of America coordinated and approved the text of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2018 financial year (in the US it doesn’t coincide with the calendar year). At first sight it is an absolutely routine affair. In any country that has an army, the budget for expenses on

Anti-Christian Ukraine on the 1030th Anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-anti-christian-ukraine-on-the-1030th-anniversary-of-the-baptism-of-rus/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180727/1020709571.html   The Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’. This event has two anchor points: Chersonesus – where Vladimir with druzhina, and Kiev – where the foundation of the baptism of all Russian people was laid… Everything has been good for Chersonesus for already four years, which is located

Russia Is Preparing for a “Perfect Storm” in the Global Economy

By Aleksandr Rodgers Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/aleksandr-rodgers-russia-is-preparing-for-a-perfect-storm-in-the-global-economy/ source: http://alternatio.org/articles/articles/item/61392-rossiya-gotovitsya-k-idealnomu-shtormu-v-mirovoy-ekonomike In recent months Russia, as some claim, “strenuously prepared for Putin’s meeting with Trump”. What does this mean? Firstly, in April the Central Bank of the Russian Federation dumped nearly a half of US Treasuries that it had on its balance, having reduced their stock from $96.2 billion to $48.7 billion. In May the

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