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Donbass – Military-Political Aspects

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-donbass-military-political-aspects/ source: http://alternatio.org/articles/articles/item/67719-donbass-voenno-politicheskie-aspekty   Donbass, like any frontline territory with a non-determined status, is periodically covered by waves of rumours – the most improbable and the most absurd rumours, which nevertheless are spread with the speed of a virus. Despite their regular repetitiveness and regular falsifiability, they, appearing again and again, invoke trust again and again. The

Petro Poroshenko and the Spanish Toad

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-petro-poroshenko-and-the-spanish-toad/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190214/1022682814.html   There is an old Spanish fairy tale about a “hurrying toad”. It spent 7 years climbing the high stairs to a house, having a rest after each overcome step. It fell from the last one and started to complain: “Why am I in a hurry every time”? The descendants of Visigoths and Moors laugh together

A Trap in the Name of Peace – a Mechanism For the Transformation of the Nontransformable

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-a-trap-in-the-name-of-peace-a-mechanism-for-the-transformation-of-the-nontransformable/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190208/1022621728.html On February 8th 1994, 25 years ago, Ukraine joined the “Partnership for Peace” (PFP) NATO program. It happened practically immediately after the establishment of the program in January, 1994. It is characteristic that also then, in 1994, a similar plan of interaction between the EU and the post-socialist space was put forward by the French Prime

The 1945 Yalta Conference – the Last Formal Partition of the World

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-1945-yalta-conference-the-last-formal-partition-of-the-world/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190205/1022583434.html On February 4th-11th 1945 the second (of three) conference of the “big three” took place in Yalta (leaders of the USSR, US, and Great Britain) during which the basic principles of the future post-war world order were defined. Politicians, characterising the modern world, often use the term “Washington consensus”, meaning that after the collapse of

Novorussian militiaman tortured to death by the Ukronazi junta

Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/the-true-cause-of-death-of-the-lpr-militiaman-killed-in-a-lvov-prison-was-revealed/ source: https://ukraina.ru/news/20190110/1022297132.html THE TRUE CAUSE OF DEATH OF THE LPR MILITIAMAN KILLED IN A LVOV PRISON WAS REVEALED According to the forensic-medical diagnosis signed by the manager of the Severodvinsk inter-district “Bureau of forensic-medical examinations” of the Arkhangelsk region, the prisoner of war and militiaman Valery Ivanov died as a result of a blunt combined body trauma. According to the document, a copy

Tel Aviv Boasts, Moscow Collects Bonuses: Israeli JDAM-ER Is At The Disposal of Russia’s Specialists

By Evgeny Damantsev Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/tel-aviv-boasts-moscow-collects-bonuses-israeli-jdam-er-is-at-the-disposal-of-russias-specialists/ source: https://topwar.ru/153019-izrailskij-jdam-er-uzhe-v-rasporjazhenie-nashih-specialistov-tel-aviv-kichitsja-a-moskva-sobiraet-bonusy.html Tel Aviv Boasts, Moscow Collects Bonuses: Israeli JDAM-ER Is At The Disposal of Russia’s Specialists Already 1 week has passed since the moment of the last massive missile attack carried out by the tactical aircraft of Kheil HaAvir and the “SkyStriker” suicide drone against the positions of the Syrian “Pantsir-S1” air defence batteries and

Permanent Representative of Russia to the UNSC on the topic of the situation in Venezuela (MUST SEE!)

On January 26th 2019 the Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya, speaking at the 8452nd meeting of the UN Security Council on the topic of the situation in Venezuela, asked America (or more precisely – Mike Pompeo) a simple and rhetorical question: are you going to once again violate the UN Charter? Note by The Saker: Elliott Abrams has been appointed as the United States’ Special Envoy

America to Venezuela – “Your Money AND Your Life!”

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-america-to-venezuela-your-money-and-your-life/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190126/1022466449.html Attempts to carry out a coup in Venezuela have been regularly made since the time of Hugo Chávez. The first one in 2002, when the predecessor of Maduro was opposed by a considerable part of army and was arrested for two days by putschists, was the most productive one. Back then the people of

Candidate Tymoshenko – Last Chance at the Fourth Time of Asking

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-candidate-tymoshenko-last-chance-at-the-fourth-time-of-asking/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190123/1022423372.html   On Tuesday, January 22nd, the congress of the “Batkivshchyna” party, in the presence and with the assistance of many influential Ukrainian politicians, nominated Yuliya Tymoshenko for the presidency. This is her fourth attempt… Yuliya Tymoshenko declared her presidential ambitions for the first time in 2004. But back then the West hastily made a

The Positive Results of a Negative Year

By Aleksandr Khaldey Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/aleksandr-khaldey-the-positive-results-of-a-negative-year/ source: http://www.iarex.ru/articles/63102.html There is such a rule in the psychology of groups: the group puts pressure on an individual via its authority and opinion and demands from every member to obey its unwritten directives. The individual searches for safety, and therefore has a need to belong to a group, and in exchange for being accepted into

25 Years Ago an Agreement on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons in Ukraine Was Signed

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko:-25-years-ago-an-agreement-on-the-elimination-of-nuclear-weapons-in-ukraine-was-signed/ source: https://ukraina.ru/history/20190114/1022320495.html   On January 14th 1994 in Moscow the presidents of Ukraine, Russia, and the US signed the tripartite declaration for the liquidation of nuclear weapons in Ukraine. Under the treaty 176 intercontinental missiles and 1500 nuclear warheads on the territory of Ukraine had to be liquidated. One might ask what has Donbass got to

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

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,

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

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.

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