Translated and captioned by Leo.
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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 of the inhabitants of the region to speak their native language and honor their heroes.
Tens of thousands of people came to say goodbye to Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the media informs us. Even more – hundreds of thousands.
About 200,000 people took part in the funeral procession in memory of the leader of the DPR, Aleksandr Zakharchenko. Among those who came to the farewell ceremony in Donetsk, were the head of the Republic of Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov and State Duma Deputy, Natalya Poklonskaya. People stood in line for several hours to lead Aleksandr Zakharchenko in the last path. In the DPR, they are sure that this murder is another act of aggression on the part of Ukraine.
It is difficult not to agree with the inhabitants of the Republic on this issue. Ukraine really did kill him. But not so much those who planted an explosive, put it into action or even giving the order for it. Zakharchenko was killed by the Ukrainian system itself, which was formed far before August 31st.
The father of the head of the DPR worked for 35 years as a miner at one of the Donbass coal mines. Zakharchenko himself after graduation from school and the Donetsk Technical College of Industrial Automation also went to the coal industry. He worked as a mining electrician, and worked hard on his conscience – he reached the 6th rank.
I think that if the USSR did not dissolve, then Zakharchenko could fully, like his father, give 35 years to the coal industry. But capitalism came, and it turned out differently. And it finally came through entrepreneurship to political activities. And then and before that. Remember the year 2014?
– Storing and carrying non-registered weapons is a crime in this case.
And why? In Kiev it’s normal and is called heroism, why is it considered a crime?
– So you are by—
In Kiev they call it heroism. That “we are heroes” and “Heavenly Hundred” and that all are heroes. They died with weapons, many of them did. Well then why can they [have weapons]?
– Was it most of them?
And the others that didn’t die were with weapons too. Did Sasha Beliy [Right Sector extremist] die with a non-registered weapon?
– Well yeah…
Well then what are you—
– But he died because of it. Are you ready to repeat his fate?
Sasha Beliy died for his idea, and we will die for ours.
Look at what a solid person he was. He said it, and did it. Back then he already knew perfectly well that these were not just words, but prophecy. But he believed it. Until the end, he believed in that very idea.
Those who killed him were the ones that created the existing political system in Ukraine. A system in which only profit is important, albeit with blood. The system where the Bandera portraits were used and continue to be used for economic colonization. You, they said, are the wrong Ukrainians – you don’t want to learn the language, you don’t respect the SS Galichina, you don’t wear vishivankas [Ukrainian traditional clothing]. Therefore, we will take everything from you. But if you don’t agree – we’ll kill you. In the literal sense of the word.
By the way, Russian officials also have their hands attached to this. Anyone who could have shown more firmness on the Donbass issue is also responsible for Zakharchenko’s death. Plus, all those who drove the DPR into such conditions, when the Republic can’t even normally sell coal outside its borders.
I’ll be honest with you, I don’t believe the story of it being Ukrainian saboteurs. And in Donetsk itself, they don’t believe it either. The place is too notable – an establishment in the center of the capital. Strangers do not go there. This means that Zakharchenko was killed by so-called “our guys.” But in reality for Donbass, they are not “our guys.” They are products of the same Ukrainian system, its feeders. They in the 90’s used to solve economic issues by bullet and explosives.
And now these people, under the cover of the Minsk agreements, will try to strengthen their power in Donetsk to quietly shove it back into Ukraine, and to remain in power themselves, having agreed with Kiev on autonomy.
This is the true purpose of the murder of Aleksandr Zakharchenko. And since it’s that way, then the Minsk agreements actually came to an end. I will quote here the words of a politician whose last name I will not say, so that nobody yells that I’m doing his PR.
“The murder of Zakharchenko nullified the Minsk agreements.” End quote. And since it was reset, then into the garbage. The best recognition of the contribution of the deceased head of the DPR to the defense of Donbass, will be the official breakdown of these agreements. And from the side of Russia – the recognition of the independence of the Republic de jure. As the precedents of Abkhazia and South Ossetia show, with political will it is not difficult.
And the “civilized countries” can go to hell. Because of the ten polished Macrons, it’s impossible to make one Donbass coal miner Zakharchenko. Their bones aren’t the same.
– How would you explain all of this? For you, what is the frontline to this moment?
Well someone considers me an adrenaline rush-seeker. Another considers that I can’t live without it, “what a harmful person.” But here, everything is a lot more simple. Here is one of the main tasks that is fulfilled by the head of state: including appointing with what the troops live [food/equipment]. How the troops live. What they are thinking, what wishes, dreams, aspirations – you must understand it. If you are the chief, you must know what your soldiers want and what they dream of. And until you reach the frontline, you won’t realize this. Because the frontline is the clean truth. In the cabinet, they can lie – the situation is different. But in the trench is life and death – no lies. There’s no lies there.