EARTH SHIFT REPORT 8: BLACK SEA GAMBIT (He who controls Black Sea controls Russia’s soft underbelly)
Better than a thriller…
EARTH SHIFT REPORT 8
Lada Ray’s Message
This Earth Shift Report is in part geopolitical analysis, in part futurist trendcast, and in part investigative report.
But what really sets it apart is that reading it, you’ll feel at times that you are in the midst of a geopolitical or spy thriller, and at other times, as if you’ve landed in an apocalyptic sci-fi!
Because the geographic position of the many areas we discuss is of crucial importance to the big geopolitical game being played around Black Sea, this report includes a number of maps, which will help my readers orient and anchor themselves in the convoluted sea of events and changes. Each map is explained and tied to the narrative, which will greatly enrich your reading experience!
The fact that I myself am intimately familiar with those parts will put you straight in the middle of an action. But that’s not all! Added are several chilling, shocking, revealing, and at times, hugely entertaining, stories and videos that make this Earth Shift Report better than a thriller!
Throughout this report I offer you a challenge:
Let’s solve this puzzle!
Why is Saakashvili, ousted ex-prez of Georgia and Odessa governor, so cocky with Kiev elites he seemingly should be grateful to? Why did he say he was aiming higher than the post of Ukraine PM, or even president?
The answer to these questions will bring us to the very heart of the issue: why is Black Sea so important geopolitically?
Why are there so much struggle and competition around Black Sea?
Why is US so intent on turning Odessa into its mega-base?
Read in this report:
Odessa, Black Sea and a Nuclear Bomb of a story – literally!
Police state at its peak: I have been banned in Ukraine
Why I never ignore my premonitions & why I have not returned to Ukraine
How, without realizing it, in 2006 and 2013 I made predictions about Odessa and Ukraine
Ukrainian futurist’s dire prediction: Nuclear Strike Against Odessa
Meet international criminal, ex-president of Georgia and US agent, Mikhail Saakashvili, governor of Odessa 2015-2017
Lada Ray assessment and prediction: the future of Odessa
Wrap-up and assessment: If referendum to join Russia was held today in Odessa…
Sci-fi or horror movie? Surreal ‘Surgical Refuse’ cemetery near Odessa for Ukraine army ATO & illegal organ trade to EU: Whistleblower video proof, commentary, full ENG translation
‘Shadow CIA’ Stratfor and George Freedman: Plan to Isolate and Destroy Russia in Order to Open Gates for Global Takeover
Who is George Friedman?
Turkey and Poland emerging superpowers; Russia gone: Friedman’s predictions
Baltic – Black Sea Plan
Poland’s kings, Bros. Kachinski; Russophobia & imperial ambitions; Smolensk crash consequences
Poland’s Cultural Cognitive Dissonance
Ukraine’s role in Friedman’s plan
Turkey’s role in Friedman’s plan
Stratfor Plan for Romania and Moldova
Baltic – Black Sea Plan turns into the Baltic – Black Sea – Caspian Plan
Complete Iron Curtain Fail: Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary rebel
Plan B: how Caspian was added to Stratfor Plan – focus on Caucasus, Central Asia, Middle East
Remaining Balkans resistance: reformatting Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bulgaria
Black Sea clandestine op: dangerous time bomb installed and ticking! How do we disarm it?
The situation in Moldova, Gagauzia and Pridnestrovie: Overview and analysis of events in Moldavia in October 2014 – January 2016 & the truth about Moldavian and Romanian history
Battleground Moldova – November 30, 2014 Elections
Moldavia Explodes! Anti-EU, Anti-Government Revolt, Parliament Stormed
How $1 billion was stolen from Moldavian people
Why Russia was unable to accept Pridnestrovie as part of the Russian Federation
How Odessa and Pridnestrovie worked together & how Ukraine/Moldavia/Romania/US worked against them
Pridnestrovie blockade: US-Romania-Kiev plan to provoke Russia into sending troops
The story of 1992 Pridnestrovie conflict. General Lebed’s ultimatum
Newest Moldavia developments: Separate deals with Russia, emerging political figures and Moldavia’s unlikely Che Guevara cum 007
Gagauzia votes to secede and join Russia if Moldavia is annexed by Romania
How parts of Moldavia began making separate deals with Russia
Oligarch Renato Usatii – Moldavia’s unlikely Che Guevara cum 007
Real-life spy thriller, plus, international scandal! Odessa-Moldavia heist: the unsuspecting President of Moldova Timofti spills the beans to ‘Odessa Governor Saakashvili’; collusion between Moldavian Minister of Interior and ‘Ukraine’s Arsen Avakov’ (Video/audio evidence with full ENG translation and commentary)
CONCLUSIONS AND PREDICTIONS
What is really happening in Odessa?
What is their plan in regards to Odessa Oblast and surrounding territories?
Are people in target areas learning their lesson and awakening?
Closing predictions for US and EU
Earth Shift and humanity’s lesson
Copyright March 31, 2016 Lada Ray. All rights reserved.
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Stats: Mostly brand new, extensive feature! Newly written, enriched and expanded; chockfull of breaking news, intel, analysis and brand new 2016-18 predictions. Included is also original 2014 ESR2 UKRAINE: TRUE HISTORY and Lada Ray’s original 2014 Ukraine/Russia/USA/EU/World predictions. Plus, extensive cross-reference and resource section, complete with relevant interviews, ESRs, videos and articles.
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This ESR is a unique, all-encompassing resource on Ukraine, Kiev junta/Maidan, and Russia.
Two years after Maidan and February 22, 2014 Coup
Nearly two years after Crimea seceded and re-joined Russia
Soon to be two years after Donetsk & Lugansk referendums resulting in DNR/LNR & civil war
One year after Minsk peace agreements
Replaced by Syria and the Middle East, Ukraine has been out of headlines. But the new documentaries are coming out in Europe, beginning to reveal the truth of what really went on on Kiev Maidan. The picture painted in the new documentaries is stark different from the pretty lie the Kiev junta, assisted by its US bosses, tried to present for two years. Europe isn’t buying the Kiev propaganda any more, and that’s a big step forward. I have been talking about the real truth in connection with Ukraine, Kiev junta, ukro-nazis and Ukraine fascist battalions since the beginning of 2014. I am glad that the mainstream is starting to catch up.
While the world is watching Syria and US presidential debates, breaking news from Ukraine are as volatile as they were two years ago. Are ukro-nazis ready to execute Coup 2.0 to coincide with the second anniversary of Maidan? Should it happen, what to expect next?
After power, water and food blockade of Crimea last year, Ukraine has now blockaded Russian cargo truck transit to the EU. How far will these people go in their desire to hurt Russia, and who is paying them?
Let’s take a look back at how it all began and what global manipulations were behind the coup; let’s review the true, forbidden history of Ukraine and its distortions; let’s look back at my original 2014 predictions and how they are coming along! We’ll assess what has been achieved in the two years after Maidan and where it’s all heading for Ukraine, Russia, EU, US, and the world in general. Finally, let’s hear my new and updated predictions!
Full list of topics:
2/18/2016 Latest breaking news & Ukraine alerts
Ukro-nazis occupy parts of Kiev
Is Maidan Coup 2.0 coming? Is Poroshenko finished?
What do big players, Russia, EU and US, want?
Western Ukraine Nazis blockade Russian truck transit to EU
Erdogan and Poroshenko plotting together against Russia
Parts of Ukraine drifting apart? Strongest and most self-sufficient oblasts see writing on the wall
Zakarpatie wants independence
TWO YEARS AFTER MAIDAN…WHERE IS UKRAINE NOW AND WHERE IS IT HEADING?
Kiev believed USA: ‘Russia will be finished in a year, two years tops!’
Who, how and why subverted Ukraine
Why the coup was necessary: Ukrainians still felt too Russian
EU association agreement for simpleton Ukrainians
Black Sea and Plan BS
Ukraine as anti-Russia: full list of goals for the Kiev Maidan Coup
Russia’s moves: Crimea and Donbass
Minsk agreement’s sad anniversary and expiration: what next?
How Poroshenko played different tunes for domestic and foreign audiences
Economics minister Aivaras Abromavicius resignation: ‘wise’ rats abandon the sinking ship called the Kiev junta
Unrecognized civil war: DNR and LNR, Kiev’s Donbass ATO and troops pullback and ceasefire
The Universal Law of Pendulum – there are always consequences
Zrada chi peremoga?’ – ‘Treason or victory?’ What has Ukraine achieved as a result of the 2014 Maidan and Coup?
Financial destruction of Ukraine, IMF loans and bankruptcy
The situation in Ukraine vs. the situation in Russia
The disastrous situation in Ukraine army
Demoralized to the core
Defections, destruction, cold and hunger as officers steal from their men
Trigger happy violence: ukro-nazi battalions
How the population suffers from the hands of Ukraine military and ukro-nazi battalions
The lost generation
Will Kiev attempt to attack DNR/LNR soon?
Real reasons Kiev is amassing troops around DNR/LNR, on borders with Crimea and Pridnestrovie
What’s stopping Ukraine army from turning around and going on Kiev?
Who’s to blame?
How all the smart ones left and turned off the lights…
Ukro-nazi/Crimean Tatar Mejlis/ISIS/Turkey’s Gray Wolves: blockade of Crimea and devastation of Kherson
Why Poroshenko is afraid the masses can rebel at any moment
Lada’s 10/15/15 Notes: The real history of Malorossia and the Carpathian Rus (Ruthenia)
A letter from Russian historian: Ukrainian is NO nationality
How the word ‘Ukrainian’ was an insult in 18th-19th centuries
Zaporozhie Cossacks: the knights of South Russia
The heating season and Ukraine’s energy crisis
DNR/LNR and the border between Ukraine and the republics
Ukrainians must awaken from within
Why EU politicians dread dealing with unprofessional Ukrainian politicians
Fistfights in Kiev Rada
The issue of oligarchs: how to free the country from their yoke?
How all oligarchs lost money after Maidan, except Poroshenko and new billionaire Yatsenyuk
The truth about mass immigration into Russia from various post-Soviet republics. Why of all former 14 republics the largest emigration wave is from Ukraine?
Ukraine emigration and catastrophic population loss – real population numbers
The explanation for the popularity of fascism and Nazism in Ukraine – the ukro-nazi phenomenon (my definition)
Original 2014 Lada Ray Predictions for Ukraine and Crimea/DNR/LNR/Russia/US/World
New & Updated Ukraine Predictions
Caution! Lada Ray’s New Multidimensional (8th-10th dimension) Predictions!
In conclusion, read the original ESR2 UKRAINE: TRUE HISTORY (Nov. 5, 2014)
Ukraine elections. How prominent Ukrainians considered themselves Russian. Odessa – the forever Russian city. The issue of the Russian language in Ukraine. Post-Soviet republics and Russia. Western propaganda in Ukraine. ‘Only then we can defeat Russia when we make Russians in Ukraine hate Russians in Russia.’ The roots of the radical Russophobia in Ukraine. USSR, Russia and Ukraine. Psychological premises and historic truths that may open your eyes. The USSR collapse aftermath. Ukraine’s 23 year ‘independence’ experiment. The real history of Ukraine: early history and facts. Is Kiev really the Mother of all Russian Cities? Plus, lots of pics.
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Copyright 2/2014 – 2/2016 Lada Ray
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Oct. 21, 2017 update: ACT 2 PLAYING OUT NOW! Spiders in a Jar, Saakashvili and Poroshenko, are at it again! Read EU Trouble: Why Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and Romania Support Separatism in Ukraine (10/19/17)
Warning! This post is for those who really want to know what’s happening in Ukraine, and for those who have a sense of humor. If it seems unusually sarcastic for my style, well, that’s because the idiocracy in Ukraine and USA has reached such heights that it’s not possible to talk about it seriously any more. Remember my old mini-series: “Crazy Asylum Called Ukraine”? Alas, Ukraine has regressed well past that stage. Shall we call the new stage: ‘IDIOCRACY PLUS’ ?
IDIOCRACY PLUS IN ACTION!
Just after US VP Joe Biden visited Kiev, where he was given a standing ovation in the Kiev Rada, two interesting events happened, demonstrating how far gone this ukro-nazi regime has become, and how hopeless it is for the future of the poor, long-suffering people of Ukraine.
UKRAINE’S TRANSATLANTIC BOSS JOE BIDEN VISITS KIEV
First, let’s see what happened during Biden’s visit. It wasn’t like a visit of any highly respected foreign leader, with red carpet rolled out and military guard at attention, as international diplomatic protocol might demand. Nope. First of, Vice President Biden isn’t equal to Poroshenko, the president of the ‘sovereign’ Ukraine. By protocol, he could be received by the leader of a nation for talks, but shouldn’t be greeted with any special pomp. Yet Poroshenko, and it seems, everyone in Kiev, were clinging to Biden for dear life throughout his visit.
In honor of Biden’s visit, the flag of Ukraine was taken down and the American flag installed above government building in Kiev. For any other country this would have been a major embarrassment, but not for Ukraine. The official Kiev was awfully proud of it.
It was clearly a visit of the master who came to inspect his colony and to assess the performance of his vassals and slaves. On previous visits, Biden was seated at the head of the table, with president Poroshenko by his side, breaking up with any and all international protocols. Perhaps Ukrainian elites wanted to show that ‘America is with us,’ as they say in Kiev. But all they confirmed for the whole world was that they were willing slaves of the USA.
This time, Biden talked to Poroshenko, Yatsenyuk, the cabinet ministers together with other high level officials, and made a speech for the Rada. He has announced that Ukraine now needs to become like United States. Look at the American states, admonished Biden. They each have lots of local freedom in how they govern, while Washington conducts the all-American policies domestically and internationally. You have to become just like us and give enough freedom to each oblast. Read: Ukraine has to begin the process of federalization, so wholy hated by Kiev elites, ukro-nazis and nationalist battalions.
Biden’s speech in Ukraine Rada was met with standing ovation. I’m not sure the IQ of ukro-nazi commanders and russophobic clones elected into this Rada is high enough to grasp the meaning of what the boss was saying. So, let me translate.
WHAT BIDEN WAS REALLY SAYING:
In others words, dear Ukrainian folks, in case you’ve missed it, we, the great and almighty USA, are doing a 180 degree flip-flop. You wanted to create a unitarian state, where everyone would be forced to speak Ukrainian, even if they preferred to speak Russian? We tried very hard to help you accomplish just that in order to create anti-Russia out of Ukraine, since, mind you, THIS is our goal Number 1 for your country. But now we’ve come to the conclusion that we’ve destroyed your country and economy for nothing. Sorry about that.
It won’t work, you see. To salvage the situation and continue keeping Ukraine under our thumb, we need to ensure you, our little puppets, don’t lose your power overnight. Therefore, we’ve decided you need to give more autonomy to local elites in each region. Note, not to the people in each region, but to the elites, who can be bought and threatened, just like all of you.
So, dear Ukrainians, forget what we’ve told you before. It’s time to de-dust the dreaded FEDERALIZATION word – something the people of Donbass, Odessa, Crimea, Kharkov, Nikolaev and Zaporozhie demanded in the first place. The original 2014 demands of the South and East of Ukraine were in fact more modest than the scope of the autonomy we are suggesting for you now. Sorry that you had to kill thousands in Donbass, burn people alive in Odessa and throw tens of thousands in jail to deny people the federalization they wanted.
I know federalization is a dirty word in your vocabulary. We do need you to continue performing your role of vicious anti-Russia on Russian borders, so you can’t overtly call what we are asking you to do ‘federalization’ as this is what Russia is – the world’s largest FEDERATION.
Instead, let’s pretend you’ll be building a clone of the United States of America, however inappropriate such structure is for your country – and problem solved!
USA PLEDGES MILITARY AID TO UKRAINE
Oh yes, forgot to mention! Biden promised Ukraine $180 mln in military aid. This aid wouldn’t be monetary. Ukraine elites won’t see the money they can pocket right away. Nope, US will make them work for it. The aid is: past expiration date packaged food for the troops; outdated bullet-proof vests and other equipment; plus old tanks, ATVs and other rusty military hardware that otherwise USA would have to pay good money for China to scrap it.
Don’t you know it’s good Feng Shui to de-clutter one’s junk, clearing it out of one’s house? And it’s so much cheaper to give all this junk to Ukraine and let them re-purpose it, rather than paying China!
Some of this cluttering and corroding junk has already been observed moving through Odessa (after arrival to the local port), scaring local residents. Several ATVs stalled and had to be fixed en route.
SPIDERS IN A JAR: Yatsenyuk, Poroshenko, Saakashvili and Avakov
Yatsenyuk carried out by his b**ls in Ukraine parliament – you have to see this video to believe!
Many expected Yatsenyuk to resign after Biden’s visit. A huge rally gathered in front of the Rada during its session, anticipating the resignation announcement. Yatsenyuk’s rating is presently zero – literally. But Biden reconfirmed that they didn’t want the ruling ‘coalition’ to fall apart. Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk, rivals at the last elections, formed a ruling coalition to keep the majority in the Rada. The country is on the verge of the official default. Supreme Judge of Ukraine Biden has ruled that it’s not the time to call another round of Rada elections when Ukraine is about to go through the most difficult winter since WWII. Likely problems with heat, power and food are expected, in addition to the default.
Essentially, however unhappy the Transatlantic boss was with his vassals’ performance, he threw his support behind Yatsenyuk and let him stay. This created a huge disappointment in the Rada and on the street. A highly nationalistic and anti-Russian deputy from Western Ukraine, and a member of Petro Poroshenko’s Block to boot, took initiative. He approached the Rada podium while Yatsenyuk was giving speech, presented the confused PM of Ukraine with red roses, and then picked the tall, but skinny Yatsenyuk by his balls and tried to carry him out of the room.
A big brawl began between two very athletic groups of deputies: Poroshenko’s block vs. Yatsenyuk’s block. These deputies, by the looks of them, belonged either in the ranks of ukro-nazi battalions or in jail. Oops, my bad – they were in fact ‘members of the Ukraine’s ruling Poroshenko-Yatsenyuk coalition.’
It has to be noted that brawls are an extremely common occurrence in the Kiev Rada. These spiders in a jar, aka, Ukrainian patriots, take regular swipes at each other, often landing themselves in the hospital.
The Tragic Comedy Called Ukraine: public row of two international criminals AVAKOV AND SAAKASHVILI
The video is self-explanatory, but I’ve added the summary of what went on for your complete understanding. Let’s just say, in this tragic comedy called ukro-nazi / USA-ruled Ukraine, the biggest farce is still ahead.
Summary of what is happening in the video:
Ukraine Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and the Washington-appointed ‘governor’ of Odessa, ousted ex-president of Georgia Mikeil Saakashvili, had a loud public row, calling each other thieves and hurtling glass, during the National Reform Committee meeting, presided by Poroshenko. The video posted by many sources, including Avakov himself on his Facebook page, went viral.
In it, Saakashvili says that his goal in Ukraine is to root out corruption; he names Avakov as one of the biggest thieves, accusing him of shielding from justice major corruption schemes. There is a heated exchange, in which Avakov makes fun of how Saakashvili speaks Russian (‘be, be, be…’). The overly-emotional Caucasus native with over-inflated ego, Saakashvili, gets angry and demands apology: “No one has ever talked to me like that!” Then Saakashvili proceeds yelling out at Avakov even louder accusations.
Avakov in turn accuses Saakashvili of being a thief. (For once I agree – they both are mega-thieves). Saakashvili goes on to call Avakov Ukraine’s biggest thief, who stole billions, and says that he, Saakashvili, is clean. “I said before to Russians: try to find my money, and they couldn’t! I tell you the same – find any of my money. You won’t! I am poor, unlike you, but I have honor! I haven’t stolen millions and billions, like you!”
Avakov loses it and throws at Saakashvili a thick glass (real, heavy glass, not plastic) full of water, dousing with water and waking up in the process Ukraine’s foreign minister Klimkin, peacefully sleeping next to him. Presiding Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk try to restore order, asking Avakov not to swear. Yet, the Russian swears continue flying back and forth.
The thing is that they all are speaking Russian – the only language they all speak well enough. Forget Ukrainian – no Ukrainian spoken here at all. Ukraine junta, unfortunately, gathered all the dregs of the post-Soviet space and of the Russian World. For lack of any substance in the ranks of Ukraine’s Idiocracy, the Russian swears is what unites these spiders in a jar.
In the end, Avakov throws his trump card at Saakashvili:
Avakov to Saakashvili: Go back to your country and leave mine alone. You’ve already destroyed your country, now you are destroying mine!
Saakashvili yells back: I am a Ukrainian, It is my country!
(Funny thing coming from an ex-president of Georgia, with no roots in Ukraine. The citizenship of Ukraine was given to him in haste after US dragged him in and put him in charge of the most strategic of the remaining Ukraine territories: the prized Odessa Oblast.)
Avakov: No, I am Ukrainian, it’s my country, not yours!
At that moment, the depressed-looking Poroshenko finally puts his foot down and announces that the meeting is adjourned.
CURTAIN. END OF THIS ACT OF THE TRAGIC COMEDY CALLED UKRAINE.
More to follow!
In reality, Saakashvili is wanted in Georgia on charges of corruption and embezzlement, together with his ‘team’ that he brought with him to Ukraine. There is an international warrant for his arrest. Saakashvili was recently stripped of his Georgian citizenship, following his urgent receipt of Ukraine citizenship. So, in that regard, he really is a ‘Ukrainian,’ since no other country would have him.
It is a well-known fact that Saakashvili’s salary as Odessa governor is being paid by the US State Department. This flamboyant clown bragged about it himself, probably to demonstrate how close he was to the US. Salaries to his entire ‘team,’ wanted in Georgia, are also paid by the US. Saakashvili had brought with him a couple dozen various deputies, who have taken over all the lucrative posts in Odessa, and a couple of Kiev ministries as well.
Based on this, who do you think Saakashvili answers to? Certainly NOT to the people of Odessa and Ukraine.
Avakov really is a Ukrainian citizen. But the irony of the whole exchange isn’t lost on those who know his background. Arsen Avakov is a Russified, but decidedly non-Russian/non-Ukrainian name. He is either Armenian or Azerbaijani (prob. Armenian). In other words, an Armenian/Azerbaijani and Georgian (both from Caucasus!) yell at each other that Ukraine is their country, while the real ethnic Ukrainians in the room sit silently like the sheeple they are, watching apathetically the crawling foreign takeover of their country.
This isn’t about Armenians, Azerbaijanis, Georgians, Russians, Ukrainians or Jews. Ukraine is a multinational territory that those with ulterior motives try to squeeze into a unitarian, single-language model that doesn’t suit it. The problem is that, regardless of nationality, US puppet masters put in charge of Ukraine their agents: Poroshenko, Yatsenyuk, Avakov, Saakashvili, finance minister Jareska (US citizen, former banker and State Dept employee), as well as scores of Georgians, who are under criminal charges in their country, Lithuanians, Poles and others. Turks and Islamists control Ukraine through their agents, Crimean Tartar Mejlis, who have recently blown up power lines to Crimea. Canada and US also control the country through ukro-nazi battalions, western Ukraine extremism and Zionist Chabad.
The Transatlantic boss, personally presiding over this whole horror show, is Joe Biden.
Let’s recall the slogan of the 2014 Kiev maidan that resulted in this corrupt government’s takeover. The slogan in Ukrainian was: “Pamiatai chuzhinets’ – zdes gospodar ukrainets’!” This translates as: “Remember foreigner – Ukrainian is the master here!” This was supposed to be a warning for the “Russian aggressors.”
Oh poor, blind Ukrainian dupes!
Are there any normal and reasonable people left in Ukraine?
Yes. One of them is the leader of the Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine, Natalya Vitrenko. She has been speaking up and warning of the dangers of the foreign takeover of her country since before 2014. Here is a link to one of her videos in Russian: Наталья Витренко об Украине, летящей в тартарары под ручным управлением Вашингтона. English title: “Ukraine under Washington’s management, is plunging into abyss.”
There are other normal politicians, journalists, advocates and citizens, some of whom were forced to flee Ukraine due to persecution, and others stayed to hold the fort, despite enormous risks. One of those who was forced to escape is ex-Ukraine Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov, who served under Yanukovich. After the country tried the poison pill of Yatsenyuk, Azarov is suddenly recalled with nostalgia, as a true professional.
Some people worth mentioning are, among others: Alexey Zhuravko, activist from Kherson, and Grigory Kvasnyuk from Odessa. These people deserve respect for telling the truth and for keeping the tiny flame of hope alive. They both are important to the unfolding story of the BATTLE FOR EURASIA, which I am trying to document on my blog and in my Earth Shift Reports.
I will have some very valuable intel, impossible to find in English, in my upcoming Earth Shift Report. In it you’ll see me mention the names of the above whistleblowers, among others. Stay tuned to the upcoming:
It is a logical progression of the latest
ESR 7: THE BATTLE FOR EURASIA! TURKISH CONUNDRUM
Other ESRs suggested in conjunction with the unfolding crisis in Ukraine:
The whole truth about Zionist Chabad and who is really behind it! Chabad World Headquarters: Brooklyn, USA; Eurasian Headquarters: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine! Who were really Khazarains and what happened to them? Who really are the Cossacks? The real reason US wanted Ukraine! The story of some betrayals – Why Kharkov and Dnepropterovsk? Why did the Ukraine foreign takeover plan hit the wall?
Putin vs. Russian oligarchs! Ukrainian oligarchs: Poroshenko, Kolomoysky & the gang! Spiders in a jar and their Transatlantic masters: Ukraine’s dirty underbelly exposed! The real reason the new ‘maidan’ is NOT possible in Ukraine, despite many predicting it!
Due to the avalanche of explosive news surrounding Ukraine, Crimea and the entire Black Sea, coupled with the sheer volume of material, I hope to release the new reports in January of 2016. That’s my plan.
I will try to take some time off to celebrate and relax during this Christmas/New Year’s. Keeping with the spirit, I plan to do lighter than usual posts and videos during this Holiday Season. But of course, the reality has a way of always interfering with our best plans. So, this Holiday Season, I’ll go with the flow, depending on what new geopolitical curve balls the ongoing EARTH SHIFT may throw at us.
Dear readers, I suggest you do the same.
Stay tuned for the future Holiday posts, including the Year 2015 wrap-up and the look ahead, at the Year 2016!
Stay with FuturisTrendcast!
Meanwhile in Russia:
Here is a great example of how little you can trust Wikipedia to obtain any truthful information concerning Russia, Ukraine, post-Soviet space, or any Eastern European country. The list goes on, and includes anything to do with China and many historic events and countries.
I was looking up the date of the DNR/LNR elections and found this: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukrainian_local_elections,_2015
Check it out and you’ll see what I mean!
Because of how search engines are designed, when you put in a search, Wikipedia is always the top entry. This makes it an extremely valuable propaganda tool.
Reading this entry it’s easy to see that someone, most likely in Canada or US, judging by how it’s written, is sitting and typing in these kinds of twisted entries in order to promote a specific political agenda.
This is an example of how propaganda works in our internet world. Taking advantage of the fact that most international internet is English-speaking, they usurp such free-for-all, unverifiable sources, made popular by the search engines. This puts the countries with non-English-speaking cultures at a huge disadvantage. The most disadvantaged in this info war are China and Russia, who always have been the main target of info war attacks in the first place.
But the biggest victims of the global info war are the people of Western, especially English-speaking countries, who are denied access to the truth, while being bombarded with informational falsehoods.
I generally try not to look at Wikipedia, unless I have no choice, since it is being hijacked daily by all kinds of unscrupulous forces.
Once I stumbled upon an entry about WWII Odessa’s occupation by Romania, in coalition with Hitler. The entry about Odessa’s occupation by a foreign country(!) glorified Romania, asserting that Odessans were happy under their rule, that they were ‘nice occupiers’ and that Odessans couldn’t wait to get rid of the cruel Russian rule! Now, who do you think wrote that Wikipedia entry, and for what purpose?
It is well know in those parts that Romania would really love to get their hands on all of Moldova, Pridnestrovie and Odessa oblast, and that their entire propaganda is targeted to that goal.
Needless to say, I went in and deleted the paragraphs that were overt lies (did you know that ANYONE can edit Wikipedia entries?) and added a few words from myself, this time containing truth about Odessa and WWII. Another time, I saw an absolutely horrible and slanderous Wikipedia post about one of Russia’s foremost poets of all time, Pushkin and his work. The tone of that entry was so disgusting that I felt nauseated.
But of course, who has the time to police all the millions of entries out there. I don’t – so I just ignore Wikipedia.
Clearly, one needs a dedicated, well paid staff that would go through Wikipedia with a fine tooth comb and edit; who would add hoaxes and targeted info dumps to existing articles, thus diluting the truth and creating new untruths to promote a specific agenda.
Wikipedia, whether those who started it intended it or not, has long become one of the dngerous weapons in the global info war.
So, beware! Try to avoid Wikipedia at any cost. As we have already discussed in past articles… in our time of brutal info wars trustworthy sources become rare and very precious. If you want to preserve such rare sources that do tell the truth, make sure you support them!
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I also plan a few surprise Earth Shift Reports. One of them will be about the new geopolitical faultline ripening in the Black Sea area. I will explain the dangerous games being played in Odessa, Pridnestrovie, Moldova and Romania, Odessa being the epicenter of the new scheme. More info coming in the following post!
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Donetsk Republic announced that they had uncovered secret plans for a new massive attack on Donetsk and Lugansk by Kiev.
I have translated/summarised the urgent announcement by DNR Defence Spokesman, Eduard Basurin.
DNR received this secret intel from high level sources within Kiev army ranks.
Kiev amassed 90,000 troops on Ukraine/DNR-LNR (Novorossia) border, preparing to attack. This armed force includes 450 tanks, 2500 armored vehicles, 5 heavy rocket launchers Tochka-U and thousands in various artillery hardware. This army has been concentrated in four key locations. Mariupol, to attack Donetsk from the south; central to attack Donetsk from the west; third one to cut off Donetsk from Lugansk and fourth to attack Lugansk from the north. The reserve group is located behind these four army groupings. The north and south groupings will also cut off LNR and DNR from the Russian border in order to stop humanitarian assistance and close the circle around both republics, thus suffocating them.
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On August 24, Ukraine celebrates its independence day. According to intel, today Poroshenko (oligarch, president), Yatsenyuk (oligarch, PM) and Klichko (boxer, mayor of Kiev) will announce a coalition of their three parties in order to run together in the upcoming local elections.
Ukraine will have local elections in October. Poroshenko’s ratings are down and even his former cronies distrust him. The right sector is threatening to start maidan-3 at any moment. Attempts to start a new maidan have been made by various groups, mainly protesting the economic collapse, shortages, hyperinflation and unemployment. However, every protest attempt has been squashed.
But anger and severe disappointment are brewing all over Ukraine. One day they will boil over.
Yatsenyuk’s rating is basically zero. So is Klichko’s, who can hardly string two words together and therefore is considered unfit for office. However, these three have a muscle in the form of their parties, which they lavishly finance out of those billions they stole.
Yatsenyuk is the darling of the US and Klichko is Angela Merkel’s personal protegé. Poroshenko used to be a compromise figure, convenient for both US and EU. But it appears that time has passed as no one accepts him well any more. However, Poroshenko’s ability to cling to power cannot be underestimated. He will do anything to hang on. The alternative is basically the international tribunal for crimes against humanity. Yatsenyuk and Klichko are in the same boat.
At the same time, they all have done very well for themselves, having looted what they could from the country. Oligarch Poroshenko’s wealth went up 7-fold in his one year of presidency (I had a video about that) and Yatsenyuk is now officially a dollar billionaire.
However, these three know they would lose these local elections in many regions. This is why they must try to unite.
My intel says that people in cities of Kherson and Nikolaev (south/Black Sea area) would prefer the Opposition Block. It consists of sort of remnants of the Party of the Regions and certain minor oligarchs who are for better relations with Russia, while also maintaining closer relations with the EU. In addition to the above, there are also some relatively honest people in the Opposition Block.
In Odessa, if elections were semi-honest (and this is a huge IF), the winners could be the pro-Russian, pro-Odessa-autonomy, anti-Kiev party Rodina (Motherland), and possibly also Opposition Block. Rodina is one of the main forces still legally remaining in opposition. They used to have good positions in the city council, however, many of them had to flee Ukraine and are now in exile.
A few do remain, such as my favorite Odessa politician, Grigory Kvasnyuk. Generally, there are very few opposition leaders still remaining in Odessa, who are still capable of staying afloat in today’s environment. Kvasnyuk, for instance, is constantly called to SBU for interrogations. Some of those who were able to provide a meaningful opposition perished in the May 2, 2014 fire on Kulikovo Polie, some were chased out of the country, some thrown in jail. Same picture is true for any other region of Ukraine.
However, Rodina still presents a danger to powers that be. This is why its leader, former Rada deputy Igor Markov was recently arrested by Interpol (!) in Italy, where he was on vacation, based on a trumped-up charge that he caused public disturbance in Odessa in 2007 (8 years ago!). This charge had been overturned several times by various courts, but it still get manipulated for political reasons.
The primary reason for the attack on Markov is his joining of the Committee for the Salvation of Ukraine co-organized by him, ex-PM of Ukraine Azarov and ex-Rada deputy Oleynik. The arrest, which will be overturned eventually, still will slow down the preparation for local elections and discourage the beheaded party Rodina. This is what Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk are counting on. Odessa remains a trouble spot and a huge sore for the Kiev junta, despite putting Georgian ex-president and wanted criminal Saakashvili in charge of Odessa oblast. Everything will be done to prevent decent people from being elected into city council.
Generally, Odessa is very oppressed and suppressed; people are afraid to speak up. The situation is very similar in Kiev, Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk.
The situation in Donbass is the following: Donbass is roughly divided into two halves. One half belongs with Donetsk and Lugansk Republics and another half is under junta occupation. We all remember that on May 11, 2014, the people of then Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts in their entirety voted in a referendum against Kiev junta and ukro-nazis, and for their independence. That was well before the war started.
It is understood that people all over the occupied parts of Donbass will vote for those candidates who are the closest to the Republics and furthest from the junta. This may create the situation in which these areas are formally under Kiev, but de-facto a part of LNR and DNR.
Widespread electoral fraud is also expected throughout Ukraine. However, my intel suggests that Russia, Eurasian Union and SCO are sending large election monitoring delegations to each polling station on the occupied territory of Donbass. Therefore, at least in Donbass fraud may be very hard to execute.
That’s why Poroshenko, Yatsenyuk and Klichko are scrambling to join forces, attempting to boost their numbers. However, this will likely not help their chances. They are risking losing the rest of Donbass without a single shot fired, based on democratic elections.
This is one of the main reasons for the intensified shelling of Donetsk: Poroshenko and his puppet masters are attempting to make DNR and LNR lose their cool and counter-attack. After that, DNR/LNR get accused of breaking Minsk accords and the new round of sanctions against Russia begins.
According to my intel, if DNR/LNR don’t lose their cool, watching their peaceful population being bombed every day, Kiev plans to re-start war by beginning its own massive attack, as seen above. In either event, the escalation of conflict will allow Kiev to cancel local elections.
The plan is multi-prong and multi-layered, according to the best CIA playbook. The biggest prize is always Russia. The ultimate goal, if DNR/LNR are attacked full force and Minsk agreements are broken, is a renewed attempt to make Russia lose her cool and send troops to protect Donbass.
We know it was attempted multiple times since last year in Donbass, Kharkov and Odessa. The latest provocation this summer was to fully blockade Pridnestrovie, where Russian peacekeepers and at least 100,000 Russian citizens reside. That was a very dangerous moment, which I watched very closely.
The Pridnestrovie blockade was orchestrated by the US agents Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk together with Romania, in order to drag Russia into an open war. However, it didn’t work out due to several skillful maneuvers by Russia and EU. Instead of Ukraine, Moldova opened its borders for Russian supplies, thus releasing pressure, at least temporarily.
The story of Pridnestrovie is still very convoluted and the next big problem is anticipated in December, 2015. All this is connected to the general Black Sea geopolitical fault line that is ripening at this time. I am watching it and will probably do a piece or two on it later in the year. Stay tuned!
Today Ukraine is celebrating its independence-from-Russia day. Some call it: ‘the independence from the common sense day.’
After participating in early celebrations and officially announcing his alliance with Yatsenyuk and Klichko, Poroshenko will the same day fly to Berlin to meet with Merkel and Hollande. Therefore, the announcement of the Porosh-Yats-Klich election coalition has been deliberately orchestrated to coincide with the independence day – for internal consumption, and with the trip to Berlin – for external consumption.
Poroshenko is trying to demonstrate something to the EU. That he is serious about staying in his post? That he means business and wants to win local elections? Or that he can in fact work with others? Or he thinks that’s how he can get more money? All of the above, I think.
There are many speculations why he is meeting with EU leaders without Putin (the Minsk and Normandy formats assume four parties participating). My view is that Lavrov and Putin have tried to instill in Holande and Merkel that Russia won’t tolerate a new escalation in Donbass, especially before the elections. It appears Poroshenko is being called on the carpet for a bit of reprimand and thrashing, but also to promise him more support if he behaves a little better.
Most analysts are sounding alarm over the upcoming new war escalation, predicting a major attempt by Ukraine to re-establish its control over entire Donbass and the Russian border. Access to the Russian border is crucial for the Republics. It is their only lifeline.
I can tell you right away such plan is absolutely doomed and this Kiev junta will never be able to take over DNR and LNR, nor the Russian border. Previous attempts to attack DNR and LNR resulted in Debaltsevo and Illovaisk cauldrons with thousands of Ukraine troops dead or taken prisoner. They won’t succeed, however, they can unfortunately cause a lot more death and destruction.
That said, Russia is now using any and all diplomatic leverage with EU to make EU pressure Poroshenko into backing off. EU isn’t interested in a new military escalation either. EU is now facing African/Middle Eastern migrant crisis of staggering proportions (see my post). They can’t afford any additional instability to the east.
At least in that, Russia and EU are united. However hard the US tries to portray a united front against Russia, EU and US are experiencing a widening rift over Ukraine. I wrote previously that EU cannot rebel openly against the US because every time they are attempting an even remotely independent policy, France or Germany experience a false flag.
They have to tread very softly, thus a very low-key meeting with Poroshenko in Berlin. Ukraine will likely be promised more money from the EU, as a sort of carrot, if it at least attempts to observe certain appearances.
So far, Ukraine has been kept on life support by both US and EU. This ties up US and EU resources. The longer such situation lasts, the better for Russia.
The initial idea was to put a wedge between Russia and EU, exhaust and break Russian economy, create anti-Russia out of Ukraine and tie up the Russian army in Ukraine after Russia would break down and send peacekeepers to Ukraine.
None of the above worked our very well for the ‘planners.’ There is a school of thought that suggests that Russia is tying up a lot of resources supporting Donbass (about 2.5 million people left there since the war started), therefore, weakening her economy.
But Donbass is one of the most developed territories of the former Ukraine, which provided during good times up to 30% of Ukraine’s GDP. Donbass can support itself.
The rest of Ukraine is much larger in size and much less productive. Kiev, western and central Ukraine were subsidised by Donbass and the rest of the South-East.
Pay attention, US and EU taxpayers! US is stuck having to support the entire Ukraine: 30-35 million people and the territory the size of France. Nuland and US State Dept spent $5 bln to subvert Ukraine. How much do they spend daily now to KEEP UKRAINE ON LIFE SUPPORT, especially considering all the crooks and thieves in power, pocketing most of the US and EU infusions?
In addition to IMF and EU loans, EU provides hidden subsidies in the form of reverse gas supplies from Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. Ukraine prides itself on having gotten away from the ‘dependence’ on Russian gas.
The new gas supply route to Ukraine looks like this: first Russia send gas via Ukraine to Central Europe, or via Nord Stream to Germany. Then, part of this gas purchased by the EU gets sent BACK to Ukraine to make it seem as if Ukraine is independent from Russia. The price of what is called ‘reverse gas supply’ is lower than Ukraine pays directly to Russia.
And now a trick question: who do you think subsidises this gas and who pays for it when Ukraine, the country in de-facto default, can’t pay? That’s right, the EU taxpayers, especially Germans.
Of course, Ukraine still has to buy some gas directly from Russia, but Russia has put Ukraine on a strict pre-payment schedule.
Previously, Russia subsidised for years Ukraine’s gas purchases. The money saved on this new gas arrangement can be spent on Donbass.
Having lost some serious electric power capacity after DNR and LNR seceded (they produce 30% of former Ukraine’s electricity), Ukraine also buys electricity from Russia at subsidised prices. Russia still continues subsidising Ukraine’s electricity. Part of it is in fact Donbass electricity, which now goes through Russia and then gets routed to Ukraine in a round about way.
All the above attests to the idiocy of the Kiev junta. Just like in that old sad joke: to spite my enemy I’ll kill my goat so my children would have no milk.
Instead of having good relations with Russia and buying gas directly at a good price, they prefer to beg EU for reverse supply, inconveniencing everyone in the process. Instead of buying electricity directly from Donbass, they declare a war against them so Donbass routes its produced electricity to Russia, after which Kiev begs its enemy No. 1 Russia to sell them some electricity. When god wants to punish someone, he takes away their reason…
Of course, that’s exactly what the puppet masters who are pulling Ukraine’s strings want. They can’t manipulate sane people. They need crazies and crooks for their plan to work. Since Ukraine has turned into the world’s largest insane asylum cum mafia state, they are having a feast.
I know, the news aren’t as rainbowy as many of my readers would like. But every cloud has a silver lining. The crazier they act, the sooner the population of Ukraine will start awakening from this madness. The signs are already there. The diplomacy at large is working better and better. The restrained Russian position is already heard by some in the EU, and more and more are starting to doubt the official party line.
Recall my timeline for the turnaround in Ukraine: 2016-18. We are getting closer and it’s all developing according to plan.
Recommended reading to form a full picture:
Earth Shift Report 3: OLIGARCH WARS. This very comprehensive report contains lots about Ukraine oligarchs: Poroshenko, Kolomoysky and many others; about Putin and Russian oligarchs, such as Berezovsky, Prokhorov and Khodorkovsky; about Ukraine’s realities and dirty underbelly; plus, Lada reveals why Ukraine turned out this way after the collapse of the USSR. To top it off, the secret of USA’s real role in Ukraine is revealed.
Watch related video: Billionaire Poroshenko’s Fortune Explodes 7-fold (LadaRayLive 13)
Ask Lada 4. Color Revolutions: Who and why takes advantage of border disputes and historic resentments?
All posts in this series will appear under CATEGORY: Ask Lada
In response to my latest article Greferendum Domino Effect? Revolution Coming? The Future of Europe and Eurasia?
Ask Lada 4
This comment brings up many important issues and questions. I tried to respond as fully as possible, leaving some of the things implied. You can glean deeper into the issues by revisiting ESR 3: OLIGARCH WARS.
Some of these issues, such as mixing different nationalities in one large umbrella culture, are a norm for large unions. Look at the EU, or USA, for that matter. We were mixed in one country, therefore, we will resent that country forever, does sound awfully immature and silly, don’t you think? Humans are a very social species, they are supposed to interact with each other closely – and yes, mix.
That said, the USSR was absolutely meticulous in providing the platform for unheard-of self-expression to small cultures, which would have been suppressed, and probably disappear entirely, as part of any other country. USSR went as far as creating alphabets and writing systems where they didn’t exist, subsidising art and literature in national languages and having mandatory national language study in republics, whether students wanted it or not. For example, USSR created alphabet and writing systems for many small tribes of Siberia… and for Mongolia.
Yes, there was no writing system in Mongolia before 1920s. The land of the great conqueror Genghis Khan, who created a huge empire, subduing Russia, China and Persia – and no writing system? No monuments of any conquests built, just scattered illiterate nomadic tribes? No books commemorating and glorifying such conquests? No legends? Hard to believe, right? This is why there is a serious doubt such empire ever existed and the Mongol-Tatar yoke ever happened in Russia. History, as I said many times previously, was re-written.
As much as I am an internationalist, even I feel the USSR might have gone a little too far… Celebrating diversity and multi-culti was the USSR’s ‘cult’ of sorts. You thought US or EU invented political correctness? Absolutely not! It was the USSR all the way – the West just stole the idea. As a linguist and international relations analyst (a couple of many hats I wear) I can attest to this first hand.
When USSR fell apart, all this support of local cultures backfired on Russia, due to the violent and disgruntled super-nationalistic minorities within such cultures, and due to the well-known international forces that had one goal in mind: destruction of the Russian World to free up space for the global takeover.
That said, we do have a global resurgence of nationalism, religious extremism, militarism and fascism. This is the sign of this PERIOD 8, as I call it. Therefore, there is nothing extraordinary in the fact that tensions flare up in the former Soviet republics. It’s part of the period we live in.
Meanwhile, it has to be understood that these tensions will always emerge where the weakest links reside. By seeing where tensions flare up, we know where the weakest links are. They are historically known, these weak links. Caucasus, Balkans, Middle East – no surprises. Ukraine and Moldova should have been expected too.
Paul, I don’t think I ever said it was some bad people who gave out cookies on maidan that caused the Ukraine coup. The ‘bad, cookie-wielding people from across the big pond’ simply used the situation skillfully to their advantage. Said another way: there is an old CIA/MI6 playbook: How to create color revolutions. It is the opinion of some very good analysts that this playbook hasn’t changed (it was only perfected) since the beginning of the 20th century. Why change what works wonders?
That’s how all these color revolutions we have observed, were created. Be it France to unseat De Gaulle, or Hungary in 1956, or Georgia, or Egypt, or Serbia, or Ukraine… It’s the same exact playbook. That’s why it was so easy to predict from the start that there would be cookies on Kiev maidan (or lavash, as in Armenia) and mysterious snipers, and innocent victims promoted all over Western MSM.
What this playbook targets is this: it capitalizes on the deep-seated resentments and anger of the volatile and immature part of the population. Extreme nationalism is part of the resentment and dissatisfaction due to the collapsing standard of living. This is why there was no nationalism in the USSR – the majority lived reasonably free (yes, free – in a sense of personal freedom to be yourself and live according to your tradition), was reasonably satisfied and well-occupied. There will be more about that in my upcoming video: Brezhnev’s Passport: Who Really Ruled the USSR.
The movements to change things and the local power grabs began only after Gorbachev destroyed the structure that worked. Gorby’s intention may have been to reform and rebuild on the new level, however, in his naiveté he had no idea who and what he was dealing with internationally. You can’t try to negotiate in good faith, you can’t try to build cooperative relations with those countries that have one exclusive goal: to destroy your country. This is why most Russians consider Gorbachev a traitor and criminal. However, I think this is too simplified of a view. He genuinely thought he was building a new, cooperative world with the West – the world without confrontation. But along the way, he and his wife fell for the trappings of Western materialism, aka, very subtle bribes.
The urge to build a world without confrontation is one of the quantum predetermined, genetically embedded characteristics of the Russian people. It stems from the fact that Russia serves as The Great Planetary Balancer (see PREDICTIONS). This is why Gorby behaved that way, this is why Stalin didn’t believe Hitler would attack the USSR, this is why Putin is doing everything to prevent the big war.
Nationalistic element is always present in the background of any society. But color revolutions are only possible when there is a lot of dissatisfaction with individual’s life due to high unemployment, lack of certain freedoms, enclosed society with lack of prospects and poverty. Dissatisfaction with one’s lot in life and lowly anger and jealousy towards someone who is doing better is then channeled in a specific way.
The more ignorant and brainwashed the population – the easier it is to do so.
Students, and generally young people, are always those who serve as main cannon fodder for carrying out color revolutions.
There is a number of reasons for that: young people often feel their parents didn’t do a good job and want change at any cost, however poorly thought out; students congregate in colleges and can be brainwashed easier together, after which they can be manipulated in a certain way; certain arrogance, lack of wisdom and ignorance of youth that makes them think they know everything; preponderance of fire (physically aggressive) energy that doesn’t find satisfactory outlet in productive activities – and gets directed towards destruction; higher unemployment and much extra time among youths; low wages and need for money, making it especially easy to buy young people.
‘The big Armenian area is next to Georgia’. Nope, the Armenian-populated area called Nagorny Karabakh is between Armenia and Azerbaijan. There is an ongoing conflict between the two, both considering Nagorny Karabakh their own for different reasons. Meanwhile, Karabakh is in the position of Donbass and Pridnestrovie. The conflict continues flaring up periodically, kept in check by the UN-mandated Russian peacekeepers stationed there. Nagorny Karabakh leans towards Armenia.
The real resolution of this issue will only be possible when both Armenia and Azerbaijan become parts of the new Eurasian Union. This is why various forces in Azerbaijan and out will do everything to prevent this from happening.
My prediction: it will eventually happen anyway.
South Ossetia and Abkhazia were former autonomies within the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, attached to Georgia by Stalin. They seceded de-facto as soon as the USSR fell apart. You have probably read my extensive article about the 2008 Georgia/S. Ossetia war, where I talk about all that.
Presently, both S. Ossetia and Abkhazia are slowly integrating into the Russian Federation, first unofficially. Populations of both unrecognized republics wanted to do it right away, feeling rightly that only Russia can provide them with protection, but are forced to live in a limbo for a while, due to resistance from Georgia and the West.
It’s not the first time small cultures want Russia to protect them. Armenia was once in this situation; Georgia once begged for Russian protection against Persia and Osmanic Empire, and acceptance into the Russian Empire – and look how diligently now they try to force their neighbors in S. Ossetia and Abkhazia into oppression; Ukraine once begged to be accepted into the Russian Empire, same with Finland, as discussed in previous article. How interesting that when the shoe is on another foot, those who were oppressed and begged for help in the past, now happily become the oppressors and bullies!
A very similar to S. Ossetia/Abkhazia situation exists with Pridnestrovie and Gagauzia (Moldova), but it’s complicated by the fact that the latter have no borders with Russia. Of course, the worst of conflict exists between Donbass and Ukraine.
Prediction: All these territories and former republics will need to learn to balance their own nationalistic interests with living and functioning cooperatively within a large union. As a matter of fact, we are in the period when everyone on the planet is learning to balance personal needs with those of the global society. Humans are now learning to balance their national needs and preferences with the needs and demands of the entire continent, union, or federation to which they belong.
A balance of rights and obligations is key. In all this Russia is playing the crucial role as the The Great Planetary Balancer.
Going deeper: balancing personal with the needs of all.
Does Russia owe or is Russia owed?
Paul, my personal view on all these ‘betrayal resentments’ is probably known to you. I will reiterate.
We all have personal history of some sort. You probably heard me say that I had relatives on both sides of the Russian Revolution and Civil War – Reds and Whites – some of whom lost fortunes fighting against the Bolsheviks, and others did well in the USSR. I write about such set up in GOLD TRAIN (Accidental Spy Russia Adventure), partly based on my family history.
In 1991, I would be one of those who got stranded in Ukraine, just like my sister and her family, if I didn’t know to emigrate before it happened. My sister had a hard time in Nikolaev, a typical Russian city tragically stuck in Ukraine’s backyard. Nikolaev, same as Odessa, Donbass and Crimea, was and continues being neglected and humiliated by Ukraine authorities and ‘real Ukrainians,’ aka, ukro-nazis.
There is so much more to my personal story, such as: how at least one member of my extended family was touched by Stalin’s repressions and how many members of my family were lost to the Great War.
Point is: we can make personal dramas out of everything and anything in life, brewing in our own misery and resentments, thinking someone OWES us the world, while we owe nothing back, and forgetting how much that country – Russia/USSR – gave us. One of the best educations; amazing culture and art, including books, movies, theater, sport, dance, songs; tons of freedom to develop and grow; completely safe, crime-free, natural environment; peaceful and nice, non-stressful atmosphere, where it was easy to breathe.
The rest is up to us: we have the inner power to make a life for ourselves we desire. And yes, sometimes it’s hard.
My sister and her family moved to Moscow the first chance they got in the ’90s. At first, they were considered illegal aliens, having only Ukrainian passports, while ethnically being Russian. Was it unfair and humiliating? You bet. But they had no resentments – they just kept their heads down and worked out all the bureaucracy issues, obtaining work permits, passports, establishing families in Moscow. My nieces can’t think of a better place to be. Same goes for many other people I knew in the USA, who first emigrated, but later returned to Russia, and who now live happily in Moscow or elsewhere in Russia. The list includes some very close relatives and friends.
To that I could add that those people I know from various countries who bought some nice vacation properties in Odessa, are now having a problem getting into Ukraine to visit their property, as transportation between Russia and Ukraine is shut. Moreover, real estate in Odessa fell precipitously after the 2014 ukro-nazi coup and the May 2 burning on Kulikovo Polie. They can’t sell their properties either.
I chose to live in the West at the time because of my career and family situation. As far as I am concerned, Russia has been doing soooo much for the world, without getting nearly enough in return. I personally feel I owe Russia everything, while Russia owes me nothing. This is why I write and speak up about the truth concerning Russia, asking for absolutely nothing in return from Russia. Someone has to explain all this to the people in the West.
I know you read my Earth Shift Report: OLIGARCH WARS, where I built an extensive case around psychological resentments and abandonment issues on the part of Ukrainians and other former republics after the collapse of the USSR. While this resentment exists, it’s incredibly childish and un-evolved. Humans are a very funny species. We can create resentments out of thin air and brew in such self-righteous resentments and anger for generations. Humans love blaming someone else for their problems, don’t they? It’s so much easier than taking responsibility for own actions.
This myopic tunnel vision, where some un-evolved souls see only their small point of view and are unable to expand their horizons, is one of the tragedies of mankind in general. This is how wars start and countries fall.
It’s easy enough to know if there is a legitimate concern and truth behind any such resentments and color revolutions, or is this an induced from abroad whim of a small, aggressive minority. Use my Quantum Calibrations of Consciousness System, as described in my videos. The scale is based in part on Dr. David Hawkins ‘Power vs Force’ Scale of Consciousness, but going much further. See videos here:
(An illustration of how calibrations work, with telling examples, to be posted soon as a new article! Stay tuned!)
The wise and evolved humans get over anything life throws at them, make peace with the past, and make a good life for themselves, while also keeping the warm feelings towards their Greater Motherland. This is what a majority both inside and outside of Russia/former USSR is doing. Talking about how one felt betrayed for 23 years, blah, blah, is just sensationalistic and encourages lowly emotions and usurious behavior. While it’s very human, it’s also very American (I mean sensationalism and creating noise in the MSM about someone’s private complaints, as if they were gospel). For all these reasons I feel no sympathy for anyone who whines how they were betrayed by Russia. Time to get over it.
Russia owes them nothing, but they owe Russia a lot. One of the things they owe is to stop being the sheeple and reclaim their power, build a good life for themselves and put an effort to create the country(ies) they want their children to grow up in. Then, everything will start magically falling into place.
Here is an example of how this can be done. Just last week we saw how the attempted ‘electric maidan’ color revolution in Armenia failed because people understood what mess Ukrainians made out of their maidan, and refused to be someone’s guinea pigs.
As John Kennedy, US president many Americans tend to respect, said: “Think not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”
Another American whom I personally respect, called Mohammad Ali, once said that we have to pay the rent for living on our planet. We take a lot from our Mother Earth, and we owe her back. Same with Mother Russia.
To answer your question: no, it was impossible to straighten out all conflicts and rectify borders on the post-Soviet space. It’s naive to think that centuries-old inter-tribal historic conflicts with unclear and fluid borders for generations, could just be assigned in a straight line on moment’s notice. This is how UK and other colonial powers did it in Africa and America. India and Pakistan were also divided this way, clashes between them ongoing till recently, as a parting gift from the disintegrating British Empire. Stalin, Lenin and Khrushchev did some of that experimentation too, resulting in big problems later. The Middle East has seen some crazy redrawing of borders, resulting now in terrible inter-cultural conflicts.
In Yeltsin’s defence, not only he had the volatile situation in Russia to deal with, but he also naively thought that the USSR would be re-build on different principles soon. Therefore, he didn’t worry about borders too much. It didn’t occur to him that local feudal/nationalistic/oligarchic interests would take over almost immediately, aided by foreign powers who craved the Russian World’s resources and destruction. Again, in his defence: he was born and lived his whole life in the USSR, where all these things were alien.
While USSR was strong and stable, any inter-tribal conflicts were kept very successfully in check by virtue of mutual trade and unifying Russian culture. If there were national security considerations, borders could be redrawn (right or wrong). This especially concerns Caucasus, Moldova and Ukraine. Once the USSR was gone, these old conflicts flared up again.
Border settlement and rectification would be absurd and couldn’t happen in principle on moment’s notice when the country was already disintegrating. It often takes centuries to settle border disputes, and they still keep brewing unless a lasting compromise can be found, such as a large umbrella union. Unions serve as containment factors for border disputes.
France and Germany settled some of their border disputes only after EU was formed. That’s actually why some glorify EU as a means of bringing lasting peace to the European continent for the first time in millennia. There is some truth to that; EU did that – but only before it succumbed to the dark agenda of the NWO and Transatlantists. Let’s recall that both world wars have started in Europe and it’s understandable that EU citizens want to avoid a repeat of the same at any cost.
Also look at Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam, India and Pakistan and their long-brewing border disputes.
Prediction: the ongoing border disputes between India, China, Pakistan, Vietnam, etc., will be put to rest as all these countries join SCO, Eurasian Union and the New Silk Road project. The BRICS already helped smooth out the long-brewing border dispute between India and China. Russia in all this, just like in the past, has been acting as that glue that helps keep peace and deflects conflicts. This is part of Russia’s global role as The Great Planetary Balancer.
Prediction: In addition to all the above, and most importantly, most former Soviet republics (including Ukraine and the Baltics) either never were successful independent states, or never were independent states within bloated borders they had as Soviet republics. In OLIGARCH WARS (and my various articles) I described how borders were given to republics based on political expediency at the time. Unfortunately, later, these republics refused to release territories they were assigned for the purposes of the USSR, now considering them their own.
Due to the fact that it was Yeltsin in power at the time, there was no one to address these complex issues. The existing legal system was torn out with its roots in the ’90s. The new legal structure, both in Russia and Eurasia is only now being re-built. There is still a lot to do. The mess created by the split wouldn’t have been possible to clean up quickly by the wisest person alive at the time.
It’s only possible now and it is being done – by Putin and his team. It will be a very slow and careful process so not to create a new mess. It has to be done right, based on principles of equity and taking into account interests of many newly emerged little countries, but without giving away any of the Russian interests and power.
The issue of borders among former Soviet republics will be settled by mid-2020. It will only be possible, yet again, as part of Eurasian Union and other Eurasian organizations. The alternative is perma-conflict. There is no other way.
By mid-2020, the world will look very different, some countries will be called differently, and borders will be different, too.
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2014 Photo Op. Victoria Nuland, Assistant US Secretary of State in charge of Eurasia, gives out cookies to anti-Yanukovich euro-maidan protesters in Kiev – a direct interference of a foreign official in the affairs of a sovereign country. Yanukovich is to be soon unseated as legitimately elected president of Ukraine and forced to flee as a result of the February 22, 2014 coup.
Kiev, 2014. Victoria Nuland and US ambassador to Ukraine Pyatt give out bread and hamburgers to Ukraine’s Berkut police. Just a few days later these same policemen will be burned, beaten and humiliated by ‘peaceful euro-maidan protesters.’ In December of 2013, Nuland famously bragged to the Washington Press Club that US spent $5 billion to ‘subvert Ukraine’ in its bid to weaken and sabotage Russia.
Nuland and McCain with Ukrainian politician Oleh Tyahnibok (top, lower left; Russian: Oleg Tyagnibok), direct follower of Hitler and heir to ukro-nazis Bandera and Shukhevich.
THE REAL SOURCE OF VICTORIA NULAND’S RUSSOPHOBIA: ‘EXCEPTIONAL’ AMERICAN IN 1982 SOVIET ODESSA
I left, perhaps the juiciest (and for me, the funniest) bit for last. To many people out there, Victoria Nuland, the woman who arrogantly and carelessly admitted in December 2013 that US spent $5 bln to subvert Ukraine and create anti-Russia out of it; the woman who orchestrated the Kiev maidan and violent coup; the woman who with a flick of her wrist dismissed and appointed Ukraine governments; the woman who said ‘f*ck Europe’ – is one scary American Zionist and neocon. To most, she is known as Assistant US State Secretary in charge of Eurasia. Her job is to go around subverting countries, organizing violent coups and instigating color revolutions.
But very few realize that she is in fact a small-minded, stuck up little b*tch who never grew up and who always enjoyed humiliating others. Oh, you know I wouldn’t say something like this lightly. I’ve known she is exactly that due to the energy she emanates and due to her calibration, which to some people seems too esoteric. Now I’ve got tangible proof – and it’s to die for!
You heard me right! Just like in the case of Poroshenko and his criminal daddy, it all goes back to Odessa, the city of my childhood. The story below references a well-known international young pioneer camp in Odessa. Summer camps for children were called ‘pioneer camps’ in the USSR. The camp was called Molodaya Gvardia (English: The Young Guard, reference to the young Komsomol/Communist members during the 1918 Civil War, who fought bravely). I knew that camp: it was located on the beach at the far-away outskirts of the city. I’ve never gone there myself, since I grew up five minutes from the beach and since I always preferred to travel and explore for my summer vacation. The story below mentions semechki, which means ‘roasted sunflower seeds’ – remember I once mentioned on FuturisTrendcast that semechki is Russians and Ukrainians’ favorite snack. Like popcorn for Americans, albeit healthier.
Russian author, Inna Metelskaya-Sheremetyeva, tells this story:
“It happened in 1982. I worked as a children’s camp guide (Russian: pioner vozhataya) at Molodaya Gvardia in Odessa. Sorry to say, but I had a huge fight in which blood was drawn, with one American girl. She was also a camp guide who came from the US as part of an exchange program. I once caught her entertaining herself by throwing semechki in the dirt under her feet and laughing when little Ukrainian kids picked up and ate these dirty semechki. I remembered forever the name of that b*tch. She was called Vicky. For that fight I received a public Komsomol reprimand and they threw me out of camp.
Earlier today, I read with great surprise in Nuland’s bio that she worked in 1982 in Odessa’s Molodaya Gvardia as pioner vozhataya, being part of the exchange program, and that her impressions of the USSR were of the most negative kind. I always thought I did the right thing giving her that thrashing. I haven’t regretted it then and don’t regret today. Not enough though; should’ve given her more.”
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Due to language and other barriers, these materials may never reach the Western audiences, except through my Earth Shift Report. The materials I will present are so important and so juicy that I decided to take a detour from my usual written reports in order to make this material accessible to you. Remember the USS Donald Cook Black Sea incident and the mysterious Russian ‘khibiny’ that disabled the advanced US electronic systems? Read the whole story: Mystery Revealed: What frightened the USS Donald Cook so much in the Black Sea?
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Tomorrow is May 9th. HAPPY VICTORY DAY!
This post is part of the 70 YEARS OF THE GREAT VICTORY MARATHON
They say there was no family in the 250 million Soviet Union that didn’t experience a loss in the Great Patriotic War, usually referred to in the West as World War II. This is why the Great Victory celebrated on May 9th is called ‘a holiday with tears in our eyes.’
Leningrad, presently St. Petersburg, a city of unsurpassed beauty and treasures on the Neva River, was one of the hardest hit during that brutal war. It is one of the original four Hero Cities for the heroism and spirit displayed by its troops and citizens (later, more cities were given the Hero City title). The other three were Stalingrad, Moscow and Odessa. Each had a unique and devastating story to tell.
Among them, Leningrad stood out by the amount of tragedy, sacrifice and starvation inflicted on simple citizens through the inhumane blockade, which left the multi-million city without food for almost 900 days.
Odessa had a different story to tell. Due to the city’s location, its siege, perpetrated by Germany and Romania together, was punctuated with severe water shortage. Thirst, not hunger, was what killed people in southern steppes. During sieges of Stalingrad and Moscow the killers were bombs and bullets. But undeniably, the most devastating and tragic story of the entire WWII was the Siege and Blockade of Leningrad (Russian: блокада Ленинграда).
It is something Russians remember very well… even those of us who were born decades after, even those who had never been to Leningrad. It is imprinted in our collective psyche.
It is also something that unfortunately those who live in the US, Canada, EU, Poland or Germany probably could never understand. Perhaps that’s why they have such immature and cavalier attitude towards WWII, Russia’s role and sacrifice in it. Or perhaps they are simply afraid of the Russian spirit and ability to withstand such hardship for the idea. Perhaps, this is why they need to do anything they possibly can to diminish and malign the country that saved the world from fascism.
Below is an excerpt from Wikipedia. I am usually very careful about quoting Wikipedia as much of its info is biased and inaccurate, to put it mildly. But this piece seems one of the few telling the truth. Link.
“The Siege of Leningrad, also known as the Leningrad Blockade (Russian: блокада Ленинграда, transliteration: blokada Leningrada) was a prolonged military operation undertaken by the German Army Group North against Leningrad—historically and currently known as Saint Petersburg—in the Eastern Front theatre ofWorld War II. The siege started on 8 September 1941, when the last road to the city was severed. Although the Soviets managed to open a narrow land corridor to the city on 18 January 1943, the siege was finally lifted on 27 January 1944, 872 days after it began. It was one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history and overwhelmingly the most costly in terms of casualties.
The capture of Leningrad was one of three strategic goals in the German Operation Barbarossa and the main target of Army Group North. The strategy was motivated by Leningrad‘s political status as the former capital of Russia and the symbolic capital of the Russian Revolution, its military importance as a main base of the Soviet Baltic Fleet and its industrial strength, housing numerous arms factories. By 1939 the city was responsible for 11% of all Soviet industrial output. It has been reported that Adolf Hitler was so confident of capturing Leningrad that he had the invitations to the victory celebrations to be held in the city’s Hotel Astoria already printed. Yet, although various theories have been forwarded about Nazi Germany‘s ultimate plans for Leningrad, including renaming the city Adolfsburg (as claimed by Soviet journalist Lev Bezymenski)  and making it the capital of the new Ingermanland province of the Reich in Generalplan Ost, it is clear that Hitler’s intention was to utterly destroy the city and its population. According to a directive sent to Army Group North on 29 September, “After the defeat of Soviet Russia there can be no interest in the continued existence of this large urban center. […] Following the city’s encirclement, requests for surrender negotiations shall be denied, since the problem of relocating and feeding the population cannot and should not be solved by us. In this war for our very existence, we can have no interest in maintaining even a part of this very large urban population.” Hitler’s ultimate plan was to raze Leningrad to the ground and give areas north of the River Neva to the Finns.”
I visited Leningrad – St. Petersburg several times in my life. It truly is the most beautiful and impressive historic city in the world. I took the time to go to the Piskariovskoye Memorial Cemetery where the victims of the 872-day blockade found their final resting place. It’s a huge field filled with alleys, flowers, and rows and rows of granite stones listing the names of those buried underneath – 500,000 in total. The entire toll of the blockade was over 640,000.
The Piskariovskoye Cemetery museum has photographs, documents and diaries of those who perished. There was a girl’s diary that struck me most. The little girl named Tanya documented every day things like: “Auntie died today, my little brother died, mommy died.” Then her hand was getting less steady as more people around her passed. The final entry was, “Tanya all alone.” The girl Tanya was buried with others on that cemetery.
Immortal stories of the people’s spirit during the Leningrad Blockade
Leningrad is home to some of the most beautiful museums and architecture in the world, filled with treasured art, science and literature. When Germans advanced, workers of the museums and libraries tried to save their treasures, aided by locals and soldiers. A lot of priceless art from Leningrad museums was evacuated, some under severe shelling and German aviation bombings.
Leningrad is full of gorgeous bridges and statues. To attempt to save them from bombings, the starving, exhausted citizens would wrap the statues in anything protective they could find, often building protective shields around them. That way they saved for posterity many, many priceless works of art.
Anichkov Bridge: one of the four Horse tamers, famous St. Petersburg statues saved from destruction in WWII
See my post for more great pics of the magnificent Leningrad treasures saved for posterity: Tsars, Oligarchs and Imperial Treasure: ST.PETERSBURG, RUSSIA.
The great Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich survived the Leningrad Blockade and wrote some of his most striking music during that time. He refused to leave his city; during the blockade, Shostakovich along with other artists, would play for the starving people and troops. These radio concerts would be broadcast via loudspeakers placed all over the city, bringing hope and lifting the morale.
Shostakovich – Symphony No 7: The LENINGRAD SYMPHONY, 1941 (Gergiev). The symphony became a symbol of anti-fascist resistance.
One of the most famous Leningrad treasures was the Amber Room, once given to empress Katerina Velikaya (Catherine the Great) by Prussian king – a feat which, according to historic accounts, bankrupted him. The Amber Room was so unique and beautiful that it was called the Eighth Wonder of the World. The value of the Amber Room? Simply priceless. The gorgeous, but fragile, amber panels were mounted onto a room at the Catherine Palace in the town of Pushkino, on the outskirts of St. Petersburg. Additional panels and paintings were created by Russian artisans in order to complete the room. The empress could sit in it for hours, forgetting about time and space. Anyone who saw the Amber Room is purported to have been awed by its beauty and otherworldly energy.
During the 1941 German advancement, the workers of the Catherine Palace museum managed to wrap up and evacuate practically all of the treasures. But they were afraid to move the fragile Amber Room, fearing it could get damaged if they tried to dismantle the panels. Instead, the decision was made to camouflage it by painting something on top of the panels and building fake walls around it. They hoped Germans would overlook the Amber Room.
When Pushkino was taken their hopes evaporated. Germans arrived with blueprints and drawings. They brought specialists with them, ready to dismantle the treasure. They also arrived with transportation and packaging. They knew exactly where to find the Amber Room; in fact, taking the Amber Room was one of their major goals in Leningrad, orders coming directly from Hitler.
Some of you may know the story: the Amber Room was taken to Königsberg (now Kaliningrad) and stayed there until Soviet troops approached the city. Then it was loaded onto a ship, which may, or may not have, drowned. The Amber Room vanished to never be seen again. Its mystery remains unsolved.
Several years ago the Russian artists and scientists completed the painstaking duplication of the Amber Room, after many years of research and work. The Amber Room 2.0 is now open to the public.
The magnificent Amber Room 2.0. More pics in Tsars, Oligarchs and Imperial Treasure: ST.PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
How Vladimir Putin’s Family Survived the Siege and Blockade of Leningrad
Excerpts from Nemo’s own translation of the original story by
the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, published in Russian Pioneer 4/30/2015
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“Father worked at a military enterprise when the war started, being exempt from conscription. But he wrote an application to join the party, and then another application – that he wants to go to the front. He was dispatched to the subversive detachment of the NKVD. It was a small detachment. He said that there were 28 people in it, and they were deployed behind the enemy lines to carry out acts of sabotage, undermine bridges, railway tracks… But they were almost immediately ambushed. Someone betrayed them. They came to a village, and then went out, and when after a while they returned, the Nazis were already waiting for them there. They were chased through the woods, and father survived because he climbed into a swamp, and spent a few hours in that swamp, breathing through a reed. While sitting in the swamp and breathing through the reed, he heard how the German soldiers were passing nearby, just a few steps away from him, how the dogs were yapping…
It was the beginning of autumn, in other words – already cold… I also remember how he told me that the leader of their group was a German. A Soviet citizen, but a German.
And here’s what’s curious: a couple of years ago, the archives of the Defence Ministry handed me the case of this group. There is a copy of the case in my home, in Novo-Ogaryovo. A list of the group, names, patronymics and brief descriptions. Yes, 28 people. And at the head – a German. Everything as it was told by my father.
Of the 28 people, only 4 crossed the front line back to ours. 24 were killed.
They were re-assigned to the active army, and sent on to Nevsky Pyatachok. It was probably the hottest place during the whole of the Leningrad Blockade. Our troops held a small bridgehead. Four kilometres in width and some two kilometres in depth. It was supposed to be a springboard for the future breaking of the blockade. But it never got used for this purpose. They broke through the blockade elsewhere. Still the spot (Nevsky Pyatachok) was held, held for a long time, there was heavy fighting there. Very heavy. There are commanding heights above and all around it, it’s shot at throughout. The Germans were, of course, also aware that it’s there that a breakthrough may be attempted, and tried to simply erase the Nevsky Pyatachok off the face of the earth. There is data about how much metal there is in each square meter of the land. There’s still metal all over the place there.
Father explained how he was wounded there. The wound was heavy. All his life he lived with shrapnel in his leg: not all fragments could be taken out. The leg ached. Foot didn’t bend since then. The medics preferred not to touch the small fragments so as not to shatter the bone. And, thank God, the leg was saved. They could, after all, amputate it. He got a good doctor. He had the second group disablement. As a disabled veteran, he was eventually given an apartment. It was our first separate apartment. A small two-room apartment. (Translators remark: Before that the Putins lived in a communal apartment, where several families share the facilities, corridor and kitchen, and sleep in separate rooms.) However, before that we lived in the centre and now we had to move. True, not quite to the outskirts, but to a new-built area. And it happened, of course, not immediately after the war, but when I already worked in the KGB. I was not given an apartment then, but my father finally got his. It was a great happiness. And here’s how he was wounded. He, together with a comrade, did a little sortie into the rear of the Germans, crawling, crawling… And then it becomes both funny and sad at the same time: they got to a German bunker, and, father said, out of it comes a man, a huge guy, and looks at them… and they couldn’t get up while they were staring into the barrel of a gun. “The man – he says – looked at us very carefully, then he took out a grenade, then another, and threw those grenades at us. Well… ” Life is such a simple, yet cruel thing.
By chance, father’s neighbour from Peterhof was nearby. And that neighbour pulled him over without hesitation and managed to drag him to the hospital. The neighbour waited for him at the hospital, made sure that he was operated, and said, “All right, now you’re going to live, and I am off to die.”
My mother told me how she visited father at the hospital. They had a small child, a three-year-old. At that time there was blockade, hunger… My father would give her his hospital ration, secretly from doctors and nurses. She hid it, took it home and fed the child. When father began to faint from hunger in the hospital, doctors and nurses understood what was happening and didn’t allow her to visit any more.
And then the child was taken away from her. It was done, as she later explained, in a compulsory fashion in order to save small children from starvation. They were collected to the orphanages for further evacuation. Parents were not asked.
He fell ill there – my mother said that it was with diphtheria – and didn’t survive. They were not even told where he was buried. They have never learnt where. And then, last year, completely unfamiliar to me people worked on their own initiative through the archives and found documents about my brother. And that’s really my brother. Because I knew that they lived then, after fleeing from Peterhof from the advancing German troops, at their friends’ place – and I even knew the address. They lived, as we call it, on the Water Channel (Vodnyj Kanal). It would be better to call it a “Bypass channel” (Obvodnyj Kanal), but in Leningrad it’s called “Water Channel”. I know for sure that they had lived there. And not only the address, where he was taken from, coincided. Name, surname, patronymic, date of birth coincided as well. It was, of course, my brother. And there was stated the place of burial: Piskaryovskoye Cemetery. And even the specific area was given.
Parents were told nothing of this. Well, apparently, other things had higher priority back then.
So, everything that my parents told about the war was true. Not a single word was invented; not a single day was moved. About my brother, about the neighbour, about the German, commander of the group. Everything matches. And all this got later confirmed in an incredible way.
After her child was taken away, mother was left alone. When father was allowed to walk, he stood up on crutches and went home. And when he came to the house, he saw that the medics were carrying corpses out of the entrance. And he saw my mother. He came up, and it seemed to him that she was breathing. He told the medics: “She’s still alive!” – “She’ll pass away along the way – said the nurse. – She won’t survive.” He told that he pounced on them with crutches and forced them to lift her back into the apartment. They told him: “Well, we’ll do as you say, but know that we will not come here for another two or three or four weeks. You’ll have to sort it out yourself then.”
He nursed her back to life. She survived and lived until 1999. He died in late 1998.
After the lifting of the blockade, they moved to the homeland of their parents, in the Tver oblast, and lived there until the end of the war. Father’s family was quite large. He had, after all, six brothers, and five of them were killed in the war. This is a disaster for the family. And my mother’s relatives also died. I was a late child; she gave birth to me when she was 41.
There was not a family where someone didn’t die. So much grief, misfortune and tragedy… But they had no hatred for the enemy, that’s what’s amazing. To be honest, I still cannot fully understand this. My mother was a very gentle, kind person… She said, “Well, what kind of hatred can one have toward these soldiers? They are simple people and also died in the war.” It’s amazing. We were brought up on Soviet books, movies… and hatred. But she somehow did not have it in her. And I remember very well her words: “Well, what can you have against them? They are also hard workers, just like us. They were simply force-driven to the front.”
I never forgot those words.”
Lada’s 2 cents:
It’s a tragic and beautiful story. There is only one thing on which I would disagree with President Putin. Quote: “We were brought up on Soviet books, movies… and hatred. But she somehow did not have it in her.”
Yes, we were brought up on Soviet books and movies, but not on hatred. My family didn’t have any hatred towards Germans either, although they lost a lot – see post. Neither do I. In fact, I personally love German culture and as a student I had two close German friends. It was a common thing. There was no hatred then, and there isn’t any now.
But there is memory – memory which must be kept at all cost. When those old Soviet movies were made, they were created by those who either experienced war themselves or those who remembered it from direct participants. There are fewer and fewer such people left today. We must do everything to preserve the real truth about those events in order to avoid this kind of madness in the future. This is why attempts by some to re-write history cannot be tolerated.
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HAPPY MAY DAY, everyone!
May Day (Pervomay) is traditionally celebrated in Russia and beyond with flowers, songs and happy outings.
Early video of May Day celebrations in Russia: #Vladivostok and #Khabarovsk (the Far East) mass parades on video. #Moscow has several different parades and rallies – early footage from the Red Square rally.
#Pervomay #May1 #MayDay #Russia #RedSquare #Crimea
More spectacular fresh footage of May Day demonstrations on Moscow’s Red Square and Crimea. 2.5 mln people participated in Moscow May Day events, and 70,000 came out in Crimea:
Sorry I have to talk about gruesome subjects such as #Chernobyl, #falseflags and #Donbass war in #Ukraine on a day like this. But it is today’s reality and it’s important for humanity to open our eyes and see the truth – so we can move forward.
As you will also see below, historically, May Day and Chernobyl have become intrinsically connected.
FREE Earth Shift Report 4: MAY DAY or CHERNOBYL 2.0?
Does Chernobyl fire threaten a new nuclear disaster? Who’s behind it? Who will be affected most? What really happened in 1986? False flags and other news from Ukraine. New warnings and predictions.
According to the official Kiev, the raging forest fire in the Chernobyl exclusion zone has been localized by Ukrainian firemen. Kiev admits to the fire continuing full force over the area of 70 hectares, with additional areas smoldering. According to various sources, the fire has spread over a large area of woods 20 km from the buried reactor and near the nuclear waste burial sites. The waste from the Chernobyl catastrophe and other Ukrainian nuclear sites has been buried in the area since 1986.
However, there is other nuclear waste in the area as well. In 2014 I wrote about the new contract the Kiev junta signed with EU and US: according to this contract, Ukraine’s Chernobyl now serves as a burial ground for the West’s nuclear waste. In the country whose economy is shut and unable to perform its normal functions this is one of the few remaining ways to make money. For more read: Ukraine Scandals! USA Raids Ukrainian Gold and EU Sends Nuclear Waste.
The problem with the fire in such area is that it re-awakens radio nuclides that have been dormant in the ground and trees all these years. Trees absorbed a lot of radiation from the Chernobyl catastrophe, saving enormous number of lives in 1986. The radiation thus awakened then becomes volatile, spreading with winds. If inhaled, the radiation is much more dangerous than the ground radiation. Some scientists go as far as suggesting that Chernobyl 2 is upon us.
There is a lot of conflicting information coming out of Kiev. If true, localization of fire is a positive. Per Ukraine sources, the fire is still raging, but isn’t spreading. However, according to Greenpeace, there are 10,000 hectares of the radioactive Chernobyl forest that is presently burning. Greenpeace says this number is based on their analysis of satellite images. According to unnamed sources the fire has originated inside of one of the nuclear waste burial sites.
RAW: Firefighting in radioactive forests of Chernobyl zone Ukrainian fire fighters reportedly managed to localise a massive forest fire close to the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power station near Pripyat on Wednesday.Chernobyl fires send radiation particles in atmosphere Seventy hectares of forest near the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant are still on fire…. while a larger area of woodland is smouldering. But the ongoing blaze isn’t the biggest concern……
There is a panic in Kiev and those areas of Europe that are likely to get affected. I am being told that doctors in Kiev recommend locals smear liquid iodine over their skin, drink iodine, and also drink vodka. On the other hand, experts are saying that the kind of radiation that is spreading through the air as fire and wind activate radio-nuclides cannot be helped by iodine. A better advice is to close windows and doors, avoid going out, and if you must, use respiratory masks.
According to Kiev journalist in exile Yury Kot, the smell of smoke and soot has already reached Kiev, which means that the wind is presently blowing towards the capital, some 100 km south of Chernobyl. Politicians are already evacuating their children, while telling people that everything is under control. Yury Kot video in Russian.
The difficulty is that today is May 1, or May Day, which traditionally was celebrated with parades and outings all over the USSR, and generally, the Russian world (elsewhere around the world, as well). Will it be allowed under the current junta is a question mark. On May 9th, many in Kiev were planning to celebrate the traditional Victory Day despite junta’s prohibitions and threats of physical harm. Will they still come out? Is it dangerous? Was it a deliberate provocation to sabotage celebrations? How is all this connected? Questions abound.
If you recall, I did warn in January about the possibility of false flags or provocations related to nuclear stations in Ukraine. I also recently said in a reply to one of the readers that the Mother Earth is protesting against the humans’ treatment of herself, the Earth’s animals, and each other. Therefore, we get all kinds of disturbances from the Mother Earth. Unfortunately, Ukraine turned into an open-ended and unpredictable Pandora’s Box of disasters, just as I had warned. The only thing is a certainty: Ukraine will continue experiencing turmoil and disasters, unless and until the people awaken sufficiently, and the EU understands fully what they have gotten themselves into. But for that to happen Ukraine has to sink to the very bottom, so it could rise again. It appears there is still ways to go to reach that illusive bottom – so far it seems the fall of Ukraine is endless and bottomless. Although, I do notice first signs of awakening; it is happening, slowly but surely. Such things are impossible without extreme shake-ups. Remember my timeline for Ukraine: it is 2016-2018. We are still some time away from this timeline. See PREDICTIONS and OLIGARCH WARS for more.
So far, the nuclear false flag many predicted materialized as burning radioactive forests around Chernobyl. But warnings about a possibility of another nuclear plant disaster (Ukraine has 4 in total), continue to sound.
In Chernobyl it seems to be an act of God, or Mother Nature herself. Or is it?
On the map, we can clearly see that Chernobyl is located close to the river Dnieper, flowing into Black Sea. If USSR didn’t contain ground water contamination, the entire Black Sea basin and at least part of the Mediterranean could’ve been contaminated.
Interesting coincidence: last time Chernobyl woods experienced a fire was 1992, after Ukraine and Russia split up after the collapse of the USSR. let’s look at the map. Not only Kiev is next door, but Belarus, with capital Minsk, is right up there as well. If I were karma and wanted to send a powerful, or even shocking, message to humans that they are on the wrong path and that Russians, Belorussians and Ukrainians (or rather Malorussians and Novorussians) should stay together, this would probably be top of my list.
The Chernobyl exclusion zone is located in the very north – northwest of Ukraine and just north of Kiev. Russian border is some distance to the north-east. Adjacent to this area is Belarus to the north. When Chernobyl disaster happened in 1986, the capital of Ukraine Kiev was affected directly, being located only 100 km south. Soviet leadership drew criticism at the time that they didn’t warn the Kiev citizens to stay indoors. As a result, hundreds of thousands in Kiev came out for the traditional May Day demonstration and festivities.
I want to draw everyone’s attention to the fact that this fire happened on the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe. Coincidence? Some speculate that Kiev junta authorities set the fire deliberately in time for the first EU-Ukraine summit that just took place in Kiev (and to coincide with the anniversary of the original event) in order to compel the EU to give them more money for the construction of the new sarcophagus. But in the end, say proponents of this theory, Kiev could not control the fire they had started.
The original sarcophagus built by the USSR in 1986 has been slowly weakening under the constant bombardment of radiation from within. Its term expired 10 years ago. Presently, the new sarcophagus is being built, to be completed in 2017 at the total cost of $2bln, but Kiev claims that they are still short of funds. The new donation from a pool of countries, including Russia, EU and others, is about 180 mln euros. Russia also just announced an additional contribution of 10 mln euros towards the sarcophagus construction: Россия даст Украине денег на новый саркофаг в Чернобыле. However, I would watch very closely where all this money is going.
As I said in OLIGARCH WARS, unfortunately, Ukraine’s elites look at any money coming into the country as an opportunity to enrich themselves. According to the above-referenced Kiev journalist Yury Kot, Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk regularly writes off millions from the country’s budget, which then gets distributed between the top bras in Kiev in predetermined proportions. This is at the same time as millions don’t know what they will eat tomorrow.
So, was the Chernobyl fire a deliberate action by the greedy Kiev elites? Are they crazy enough to play with radioactive fire? Considering Kiev closeness to the danger zone, I don’t think so. They are crazy, but not crazy enough to risk their personal well-being. Still, the 29th anniversary of the catastrophe is too much of a coincidence. It’s tempting to think that karma is starting to catch up to Ukraine and Kiev junta. Perhaps to a degree this is the case.
However, there is another tantalizing theory that makes a lot of sense. Perhaps the Kiev elites aren’t sick and twisted enough to set the fire to the radioactive forest. But there is someone else in Ukraine who is more than capable…
Read on to find out!
In the ’90s I met a couple – engineers from Kiev, who came to the US with their two teenage daughters in tow. They told me that Chernobyl was the last straw, which eventually led them to emigrate. Some people in Ukraine, especially in Kiev, felt betrayed by Soviet authorities for not advising them on time of Chernobyl’s health danger. Once they learned about all the risks of Chernobyl, that couple made a quick decision. He stayed in Kiev and continued working to bring home bacon; she, together with their 2 children, moved to a sea resort in Caucasus. By 1989 they left the country and emigrated to the US.
In defence of the Soviet authorities I must say that it was the first such disaster in history and they didn’t know exactly how to react. The traditional desire to keep everything calm and discreet to avoid panic, also made them delay going public.
But look at how Japanese authorities behaved after Fukushima – not any better, and likely worse. Saving face is a big thing in Asian cultures and Fukushima presented an extremely embarrassing situation for the Japanese government and for the whole country. Trying to avoid panic and keeping tight control of what you say in public isn’t a surprising reaction by any government. Governments after all, consist of mere humans. In such open-ended and confusing situation any move will create a problem, and any action, or lack thereof, will draw criticism. You are damned if you do and you are damned if you don’t.
But beyond that, this desire to keep things calm, discreet and appear in control is something embedded genetically in the Russian cultural code. It has to do with Russia’s role as the Global Balancer. See more about that in PREDICTIONS (I will also expand on that in the future Earth Shift Reports – stay tuned).
However, if we look at the situation fairly, USSR did absolutely everything to localize the catastrophe and cap it quickly. Should they have kept public better appraised of their actions? Absolutely, they should have! In that case, there would have been fewer silly hoaxes and falsifications floating around… and who knows, the future of the entire country may have turned out differently.
But this was a major lesson Russia had to learn – how to communicate with her own citizens and the entire world, not to mention how to promote herself and how to put her best foot forward. This education is far from complete, and Russia still draws lots of criticism in this department, but there is major progress.
The stellar ability to communicate, promote, do PR and manipulate public opinion is the defining characteristic of the Anglo-American culture. In some ways, including this, the Anglo-American culture is a complete antipode to Russia.
To illustrate how alien it was for Russians to promote themselves, or even to put their best foot forward, here is my personal story. When I arrived to the US in the ’90s, I was told I needed a resume. I had a very hard time trying to put all my achievements in the form of a resume, because to me it signified unnatural and embarrassing bragging. My American friends had a hard time explaining to me that it was how things were done in the US. You aren’t the only one, they said, all Russians have trouble promoting themselves. Once I managed to put that resume together, I went to an interview, after which I got a lucrative job offer the very next day. When I moved from CT to New York, I got a job on Wall Street within three days. I do think it was because of me, not because of what my resume said. I knew Russian scientists who were hired by phone, without any resume and with pretty limited English. My point is, there is a big difference between propaganda and the real truth.
And the truth is this. Without any pomp or PR, in Chernobyl the Soviet Union managed to prevent the ground water contamination – a major heroic feat. If they didn’t, radioactive contamination could have spread as far as the Black Sea and Mediterranean. The Chernobyl reactor was capped and isolated in record time. Very few people know that not the entire Chernobyl has been closed down. Some of its reactors are still functioning, supplying part of Ukraine with electric power.
USSR also tried to prevent the loss of life. In the effort to spare lives, one of the things the Soviet government did was purchase from Germany some very expensive robots for work in the reactor vicinity instead of people. The huge expense turned out a waste. Robots’ electronics stopped working from radiation, proving them useless. It became necessary to send people into the worst affected areas.
The hoax I have seen floating around the West for years was that several million people died from Chernobyl.
Let me just dispel this hoax right away. In fact there are so many BS hoaxes floating around, such as: Stalin killed 20 million in gulag (or, according to some ‘sources,’ it was more like 1/4 of all Russians); 20 million killed as a result of golodomor in Ukraine (holodomor, as they transliterate it incorrectly into English, which would mean in Russian ‘dying from cold,’ instead of ‘hunger.’).
I have news for you: IF 20 million here and 20 million there were casually lost every few years in the USSR, there would have been no one left either in Russia, Ukraine, or Belarus. This is a statistical impossibility.
The only true number as far as millions of victims is this: 27 million SOVIET citizens, primarily Russians, but also millions of Ukrainians and Belorussians, plus members of most other 100 nationalities, died as a result of Hitler’s aggression and WWII (aka, Great Patriotic War.) Period. End of story! This is the only number that is a true historic fact. This is why EVERY single citizen of the former USSR was touched by that war. Every single family lost someone and/or experienced extreme hardship. In terms of the USSR population of 250 million people – this is what the loss of 27 million means! Every single family was touched and experienced a loss!!
There is a lot of confusion about all this in the West, but also in the post-Soviet space, particularly Ukraine and Baltics. It is important that those who are after the real truth, and not an expedient lie, understand one simple thing: for the past 24 years Ukraine (in addition to Baltics, Georgia, Poland, Romania) has been built up as anti-Russia on Russia’s borders. There are three forces that have been working hard on that: 1. the unified West, primarily US, Canada, Poland and Baltics, but Germany wasn’t far behind – all for their own ulterior motives; 2. western Ukraine ukro-nazis who want revenge on Russia after WWII defeat; 3. Ukraine oligarchs who control the media and who can only keep all the rich Soviet inheritance they managed to loot in the ’90s, IF Ukraine is separate from Russia.
Ukraine MSM and politicians put out the numbers of 20 million dead from golodomor and several million dead from Chernobyl. Such inflated numbers were necessary in order to justify painting Russia as enemy and aggressor. These numbers were gladly parroted by Western MSM and history books. The story of all these forces meshing together becomes more and more interesting the deeper we dig. It is described in my new EARTH SHIFT REPORT: OLIGARCH WARS. You can read this report on LadaRay.info, where it is available for a donation. Read now!
But here is the truth. In the comment section of my recent article Comrades Roosevelt and Gregory Peck: When Hollywood Sent Its Scripts For Stalin’s Approval I answered in detail a reader question about Stalin, the real number of victims and much more. (To understand better what I am talking about, please see my comment – here is the link: 2015/04/17 at 9:57 pm, in reply to Nemo1024. If you go to the comment section of this article, you may read the entire discussion.)
Here is my story about the ‘victims’ of Chernobyl. I did mention the family from Kiev I met in the US in the ’90s. These people are all alive and in excellent health, no one died from radiation, despite having lived in the nearby Kiev.
But I have a better story. I grew up in Odessa, as many of you know. Being located over 500 km south, Odessa wasn’t affected by Chernobyl. We did have some people relocated from Pripyat’, Chernobyl’s satellite city, population 50,000. Most residents had been employed by the Chernobyl Nuclear Station. These were the people who were affected most directly; they lost everything, but they were evacuated pretty quickly.
Other categories that were affected gravely were the first response policemen, firemen and large numbers of servicemen. Unfortunately, the majority of those who perished were Russian soldiers – it is traditional to send the army to assist with disaster remediation in Russia. However, within days (actually within hours) they started sending specialists. Those were people who knew how to deal with radiation, and my theory is that the nuclear energy specialists are actually less predisposed to radiation-related health damage. Call it natural selection – they go into this field because they are genetically capable of dealing with it. These people tend to incarnate for this purpose.
I grew up two blocks from the famous Odessa Polytechnic Institute. The father of Space Exploration and Cosmonautics Sergey Korolev, who sent the first Sputnik and first man, Yury Gagarin, into space, was Odessa Polytech alumnus. See more about that in Earth Shift Report 2: UKRAINE: TRUE HISTORY.
The Polytechnic Institute was also famous for its Nuclear Energy Department. Some of the best specialists were prepared there. As a matter of fact my older cousin Sasha was an alumnus. Upon graduation, Sasha abandoned the nuclear energy field, making a career in computer science and becoming the director of the Computer Data Division of the Moldavian government in Kishinev. But before that Sasha made ‘headlines’ when he rejected a very flattering offer to join the KGB (he was anti-establisment and anti-KGB at the time – weren’t we all when we were young).
One of our family friends also attended the Nuclear Department of the Polytech. Almost as soon as Chernobyl happened, he enlisted as a volunteer specialist. We all were semi-worried about his safety, but everyone remembered the story how once he got drunk and fell from the third floor balcony. He got up like nothing happened, de-dusted himself and went home. It appeared that man’s guardian angel had to work overtime, but always managed to protect him from harm.
There was a strict rotation schedule at Chernobyl and after a month or two people were sent back home, while the new crew would be brought in. That was done for obvious reasons: limit the cumulative radiation absorbed by one’s body. Our friend, after his term ended, volunteered to stay for another term. They did pay very well, after all. Everyone was yelling at him that he should go home, that he was really risking his hair and not having any progeny. Eventually he came home, got married and had children.
Conclusions: millions dead from exposure to Chernobyl are a hoax. It’s not even hundreds of thousands. It was several thousand, possibly 10-15 thousand, if we take into account the unfortunate citizens of the nearby Belarus. Some people did get sick. They later recovered and went on with their lives. Yury Kot I mentioned above said he got hospitalized with radiation sickness back in 1986. Check out the video link with his interview above: he is still alive and looking good.
In the comment I referenced above, I explained why losing millions again and again in the USSR, Russia or Ukraine would be statistically impossible. Do read that comment to fully understand my reasoning. To put it in perspective: 27 million dead in WWII meant that every single person and every single family in the 250 million people USSR lost someone, including devastating losses in my own family (see: Happy Victory Day, Fr. Merkel! My Open Postcard to the German Chancellor). Several thousand lost would look exactly how I am describing it here: I knew no one who died from exposure to Chernobyl, despite knowing personally several people who were there.
Let’s return back to today. Should this fire not be extinguished soon, who will be affected most?
Russians announced they were boosting radiation monitoring near borders with Ukraine in view of the situation. However, Russia isn’t in big danger.
Besides Kiev, the other closest capital is Minsk, Belarus, which will celebrate both May Day and Victory Day with extensive parades and festivities. Another large city to the east is Kharkov (2 mln people). Warsaw is 650 km, Moscow 800 km, and Berlin 1,200 km away.
The important thing to remember is where the wind blows in those parts.
Presently, they say the wind is blowing south, towards Kiev. But usually, winds tend to blow north-west in that area of the world. This is what happened in 1986. That time, the biggest impact fell on Belarus, and after Belarus, on Poland, Baltics, Scandinavia and little on Germany. The multimillion Kiev and nearby central Ukraine were exposed as well. Of course, the further you were from the source, the less you had to worry.
Will the wind continue blowing south, or will it change direction and begin blowing north-west? If Kiev fails to take care of the fire, Russians, Belorussians and possibly Europeans, may start sending their own helicopters and emergency crews. No one can afford another Chernobyl.
This disaster is another proof of how incredibly incompetent the Kiev authorities are. This event will be another nail in their coffin.
Catastrophes as a sign of things to come
There are various scientific and conspiracy theories about what really happened in Chernobyl in 1986. As mystical futurist, I want to stress Chernobyl’s karmic and global significance. Conspiracy or not, it became the precursor and harbinger to the collapse of the USSR. I was a teen at the time, but I saw that connection from the beginning. The same year three shocking disasters happened that shifted the energy in the country. I remember thinking: poor Gorbachev, he just recently came to power and such events don’t bode well for his term in office. These events were: the Chernobyl disaster; first in many years train collision in which a large number of military personnel had died; the Russian Titanic – the Black Sea cruise ship Admiral Nakhimov drowned after being hit by a large cargo ship near Novorossiysk, leaving over 700 dead and missing (end of August 1986).
Whether such events were human error or sabotage, one thing was certain. As USSR’s central power weakened, being questioned by the increasing number of people, terrible accidents and catastrophes became more common place. The number of catastrophes always increase during the times of sweeping change and tectonic shifts, such as the one we are experiencing today. They also increase when central authority weakens.
What is happening in Ukraine today is characteristic of a massive shift. Ukraine is trying to re-define itself. They tried to live in a lie, but it didn’t work. They are now staring a catastrophe in the eye.
Who started Chernobyl fire?
So, is the fire an act of god and a karmic return, or is it enacted by humans? As I said, I don’t believe even idiots from the Kiev government are crazy enough to start such fire. But there is someone else in Ukraine who is. For the past several days I have been hearing an interesting story. When I put the two and two together, here is the picture that emerged. The infamous ‘right sector’ headed by western Ukraine Bandera follower, ukro-nazi Yarosh was financed by oligarch Kolomoysky. At one point in 2014 Yarosh, Kolomoysky and his right hand Korban became such buddies that the right sector’s headquarters even moved to Dnepropetrovsk, where Kolomoysky was governor. After Kolomoysky recently resigned, urgently flying first to Israel and then to the US, the right sector was left without financing. I describe this entire thriller-like story in detail in the OLIGARCH WARS. It is known that Kolomoysky left the country after having a heart-to-heart with US ambassador Pyatt.
Since then, there have been persistent rumors that the right sector militants are being hunted down all over the country.
Poroshenko is behind on executing the Minsk 2 agreements. Kiev is now being pressured by the EU to fulfil its obligations. At the EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev, Brussels reps told Poroshenko that Kiev has no chance of being considered for EU membership until they complete a list of EU demands.
Poroshenko, unhappy with EU’s position, urged the EU to cancel visa regime for Ukrainians. The EU response: we can’t do that because Ukraine’s eastern border (where DNR and LNR are located) is controlled by Russia. If we open our borders to Ukraine, we are afraid that there will be uncontrollable inflow of Russians into the EU. Of course in reality EU is afraid of the uncontrollable inflow of Ukrainians, including armed nazi crazies – but blame Russia for everything when in doubt.
EU also told Poroshenko that he really has to get a move on disarming any illegal armed units, per Minsk 2. This means the right sector militants have to either join the regular army or national guard, or disarm. DNR and LNR have been reporting that those ‘volunteer’ ukro-nazi battalions that are in Donbass tend to break the truce more often. They still shell peaceful citizens daily, despite cease-fire. DNR reports getting calls from Ukraine military asking them to join in the shelling of the positions of their own ukro-nazi volunteer battalions. So far DNR isn’t reacting to these pleas, being faithful to the Minsk agreements.
Today, DNR reported that an unusually well-equipped group of what looked like Western special forces armed with non-Kalashnikov, Western made rifles, began an armed shootout with a group of ukro-nazis They killed 4 and loaded the remaining 7 into a Volkswagen van. After that, they left the area and the shelling of Donetsk had stopped. DNR intelligence reports that the intervention was executed by non-Ukrainians, possibly NATO or private contractor from the EU. These people were equipped with GPS-powered radios and other Western equipment. There are reports of the right sector and nazi battalion members being disarmed and hunted down in Dnepropetrovsk after Kolomoysky’s demise.
What does all this mean? This means that the EU is serious about enforcing Minsk 2 agreements. It is interesting that the US, at least Obama personally, is on the same page. The scenario is playing out exactly as I predicted in my early article about striking parallels between the Georgia 2008 war and Ukraine 2014-15. Just like in the case of Georgia, US and EU first yell a lot and threaten to punish Russia. After a while though they realize that certain deals in world affairs are impossible without Russia. This concerns, among other things, Iran negotiations and the Yemen conflict. It also turns out they can’t deal with Ukraine without Russia either, as hinted by various EU and German officials.
Another thing that scares EU are the unruly nazis running around with guns. This is a danger not only for Ukraine itself, but for Europe as well. And they are right.
The EU reps told the following to Poroshenko in Kiev: ‘make sure Minsk cease-fire is observed. Don’t break the peace so not to give the chance to the Russian propaganda to malign us (with truth, apparently -LR). Also don’t you dare attack Donbass so not to give the opportunity for the Russian separatists to counter-attack.
They are right to warn Poroshenko to behave. Head of DNR Zakharchenko warned that if Kiev breaks the truce and attacks again, there will be no Minsk 3. “This time, we won’t stop in Kiev; we’ll keep going,” said Zakharchenko.
There is a real deal hunt for ukro-nazi militants all over Ukraine. This is undoubtedly sanctioned by the US and EU. In fact, in the Kiev euro-maidan coup both the peaceful protesters and vicious ukro-nazis were simply convenient patsies. They were needed to overturn Yanukovich and establish the dictate of the West in Kiev. Now they outlived their usefulness. They either have to fall in line or disappear.
This repeats exactly the events of the 1930s in Germany. After coming to power, Hitler organized the ‘night of the long knives,’ eliminating his buddy Rem and his well-trained militants, first having used them for his purposes. If course Rem was getting out of hand threatening Hitler with his militants. Today, ukro-nazis also dare to threaten Kiev with turning their weapons on them, attempting at one point to storm president’s administration. Really, they never learn!
The power in Kiev doesn’t belong to Poroshenko or Central Rada. The power in Kiev is concentrated in a different set of hands and in a different building. That’s why they can never succeed – the new maidan won’t be allowed by the puppet masters. And if they refuse to fall in line, they’ll never survive. As mentioned above, the entire spread is revealed in EARTH SHIFT REPORT: OLIGARCH WARS.
Here is my scenario of the Chernobyl fire: having realised that they had been betrayed by the regime they brought to power, the right sector militants took revenge by setting fire to the radioactive Chernobyl forest. As mentioned previously, the fire started in one of the nuclear waste burial sites. This in itself is suspicious. The anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy sends an additional message. Only ukro-nazis are crazy enough to risk contaminating Kiev and a big part of their country, with potential contamination of parts of Europe. They are not from Kiev – most of them are from western Ukraine, which is further to the west/south-west. If they killed peaceful citizens in Donbass, burned people in Odessa and tortured those who disagreed with them, why would they have any qualms starting Chernobyl 2?
Is another nuclear event possible in Ukraine?
There is persistent talk of a potential catastrophe on one of Ukraine’s functioning nuclear stations. Rumors of that are ongoing since last year. The good news is: the fact that so many people talk about it may have prevented such false flag.
Another thing actively circulated is that the Kiev army is amassing forces to attack Donbass. The only question is when. DNR army spokesperson Eduard Basurin reported that DNR intelligence expects provocations involving heavy shelling on May 8th and 9th, to be blamed by Ukraine on DNR and LNR.
What I want to stress is: people talking and yelling about it does help prevent provocations and false flags. There is ‘operation Glasnost’ underway. The goal is to make public and distribute in social media all the information that becomes available, thus taking away the real weapon of those who lie and manipulate. They can only succeed if the other side is silent. The more truth and warnings are pre-emptively released, the harder it is to execute false flags and perpetuate lies and hoaxes.
There is also the factor of the quiet, behind the scenes Russian diplomacy. Russia can help geopolitically through a series of international levers available to her.
Will Kiev make another attempt to attack Donbass? They may try, but they will not succeed. Moreover, every time they try, DNR and LNR will advance further, expanding their republics. DNR leader Zakharchenko announced that if any other oblasts of Ukraine want to join Novorossia, they are all welcome.
At present, most military experts anticipate Kiev attack around June, but no later than mid-summer. I have not formed my opinion yet as the information coming in is very conflicting. There is a factor many of these experts don’t take into account. It is the EU, first of all, Germany and France. They continue putting pressure on Ukraine to fulfil Minsk 2 agreements. I anticipate that EU will have no choice but to continue increasing pressure on Ukraine to behave. Having done terribly throughout 2014, EU will have no choice but to try mending relations with Russia and to continue restraining Ukraine. EU, primarily Germany, will also continue putting pressure on the US. I know it sounds almost comical, but Germany does have some leverage. It is mainly moral, such as shaming US into observing certain rules agreed upon in the Western world.
It goes like this: Merkel to Obama: if we do not stop Ukraine war, all these armed thugs will eventually cross our borders and destabilize our countries. You wouldn’t want that to happen, would you? Those sophisticated weapons you are sending them will eventually end up sold to ISIS or Assad, or a rogue arms dealer. These weapons may eventually be turned against US, NATO or EU. You wouldn’t want that to happen, would you?
My prediction is that Merkel’s reasoning will work, actually. Basically, EU will now act as a restraining factor in relation to the US. This was the role EU should have played from the beginning of the Ukraine crisis. Instead they were one of the main instigators. Merkel is getting a lot of pressure from her own population, certain politicians, business, and increasingly, from some of the EU countries.
We would usually mention Greece, Hungary, possibly Czechia and Slovakia here.
I want to mention Bulgaria. I wrote about it previously. Bulgaria, being traditionally a close ally of Russia, to the degree that it was once called USSR’s 16th republic, has one of the most anti-Russian governments. Recall my story how McCain visited Bulgaria and the next day Sofia revoked its lucrative participation in South Stream. A Donbass journalist I know has visited Bulgaria recently for a conference. Many Bulgarians were apologizing profusely for the actions of their government, saying they feel like one people with Russians but that their government is completely under the US thumb and they can’t do anything about it.
Obama is listening to Merkel, to the extent he is capable. In fairness to Obama, I have to say he is caught between crazies such as McCain who find war to be the best solution for any situation – and there is a majority of those in the US congress – and reality.
Incidentally, behind the scenes Russian diplomatic efforts are proving very effective as well. They are delicately influencing and directing the situation.
Has the awakening begun?
I can tell you one thing for sure. Ukraine is awakening and the energy is slowly changing, as predicted. I monitor people’s opinions throughout Ukraine. Here are a couple of eye-witness accounts from Dnepropetrovsk. One man says that in his circles people would hide rather than join the ATO. When the army of Novorossia arrives to Dnepropetrovsk, he says, 70% of men would join it to liberate the rest of the country. There is only one disagreement among his friends, he says: some believe we should separate from Kiev and western Ukraine and build our own Novorossia. Others say, why should we cede them the rest of Ukraine – we need to liberate it all, pushing them (meaning ukro-nazis and Kiev junta) out. It’s our country after all.
Another man is the leader of the Ukraine Union of Soviet Officers. He says that they are all coming out for May 1 and May 9th, with their medals and uniforms, despite threats. But he also says that after Kolomoysky was removed as governor, Dnepropetrovsk started breathing easier, the right sector nazis disappeared from streets and people felt less threatened. Kolomoysky and Korban always portrayed themselves as saviors of Dnepropetrovsk, telling us it was quiet and orderly because of them. But they lied – after they left it got better. People are starting to awaken and question their reality, he says.
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Ukraine is very actively and aggressively re-writing history!
On April 9 the Kiev Rada equated communism with fascism. Ukraine president Poroshenko announced that Stalin started WWII together with Hitler. All communist and Soviet symbolism was banned. The leader of the practically illegal communist party of Ukraine, elderly, white-haired Petr Simonenko was arrested and had to endure an 11-hour interrogation at the SBU. Last year, communist faction (present Rada’s only legally elected) was banned and rudely thrown out of Rada. Simonenko and other communists’ homes were burned down.
Let me remind everyone that the very first thing Hitler did after coming to power was to boot out of Reichstag the very popular communists. Subsequently, German communists were killed or sent to concentration camps. Next, Hitler invaded the rest of Europe.
So, everything communist is bad, right?
Great! Then how about Ukraine also demolishes MOST apartment buildings on its territory, since they were built during Soviet times. Wouldn’t Ukrainians rather live in the street than in communist-built apartments?
Ukraine should also return DneproGes to Russia. DneproGes is Ukraine’s largest hydroelectric station build by those damn Russians and bad communists in the 1930s, which still provides 1/3 of Ukraine with unnecessary electricity. DneproGes was the first massive Soviet industrialization project, and it is widely considered the SYMBOL of the Soviet industrialization. I seriously think Ukraine should give it back, since they have no use for such communist symbol!
Also demolish all of your steel factories, tractor factories and defence factories, even the candy and cake-making factories, built by those damn communists.
Please go ahead and give back to Russia, who’s the legal heir of the USSR you hate so much, the Odessa ports, including Yuzhny and Ilyichevsk (named after Lenin, since Lenin’s patronymic was Ilyich). How ironic – the Ilyichevsk port has just been sold to AMERICANS by the cash-strapped Ukraine! Tush, tush, dear Americans. How could you buy such a testament and monument to Lenin? Not good, not good… It’s a communist symbol, after all!
Ilyichevsk port, Odessa oblast. Built in 1952 by the USSR and named after Lenin. See more on Wikipedia
And don’t forget to blow up all of Ukraine’s nuclear power stations providing the rest of Ukraine’s unnecessary electric power… Sorry, but they all were built by your worst enemies, Russians, during Soviet communist days!
You should also destroy the buildings presently occupied by your Central Rada and Ukraine government in Kiev. And the building of SBU, the secret services of Ukraine, where the upper floor has been occupied by Americans and NATO reps, on top of which American flag is placed next to the Ukrainian one. These are all Soviet-built structures, where the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic and the Communist Party of Ukraine held meetings during Soviet times. How come you are still using those?
Please also don’t forget to give back to Russia all the gas and oil pipelines running through Ukraine’s territory, as well as all railroads, together with all the trains, locomotives, power lines and other infrastructure, built by those damn Soviet communists.
Actually, while we are at it, please remember to hand back to Russia the entire industrialized, export producing, developed and educated South and East of Ukraine, including: Odessa, Nikolaev, Kherson, Dnepropetrovsk, Kharkov, Zaporozhie, Krivoi Rog, Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts. All these oblasts were attached to then small Ukraine, usually called Malorossia, by communist Lenin. Please give Transcarpathia back to Hungary and Czechia, attached to Ukraine by communist Stalin. Please return to Poland Lvov, Ivano-Frankovsk and a couple of other oblasts, attached to Ukraine by the same communist Stalin.
As to the Crimea once attached to Ukraine by communist Khrushchev, it has already returned itself to its rightful home.
And of course – my sincere congratulations – the cash-strapped Ukraine, with its dying economy, can forget about any investments or cash infusions from the richest creditor nation in the world, China, because a ban on communist ideology obviously includes China’s ruling communist party.
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- Odessa Greets Poroshenko: “Fascist Won’t Pass.”
This article is part of my 70 YEARS OF THE GREAT VICTORY MARATHON
On April 10th Odessa celebrated 71st anniversary of the liberation of the city from the German Nazis and associated Romanian invaders. Traditionally, the holiday is celebrated with mass parades, flowers, songs and red banners, since the city was liberated by the Soviet Army. People also wear yellow-and-black-striped Georgievskaya Lentochka (band). The celebrations are a big deal.
Odessa paid dearly for the invasion, including a water-deprived, bloody siege and occupation. As a result, Odessa became one of the 4 original Hero Cities of the Soviet Union, together with Moscow, Stalingrad and Leningrad (St. Pete). There is a movie called “Zhazhda” – “Thirst,” about the siege and a heroic raid by the marines to give water to the water-starved city.
Ukraine is aggressively re-writing history! On April 9, the Kiev Rada adopted a law equating communism with fascism and banning all communist and Soviet related symbology, including the ‘Great Victory Banner’ usually displayed during Victory Day celebrations. The ban also included the traditional Georgievskaya Band. Armed nationalists from Kiev warned that they would be descending onto Odessa and that anyone who came out with traditional symbols would be sorry.
People in Odessa are scared, but not scared enough to stay home.
Ukraine president Poroshenko came to Odessa on April 10 and was greeted with: “Fascist won’t pass.” Video:
In this video Poroshenko is shown making a speech at the iconic Odessa Port. In it he says that Odessa has greeted him very hospitably and that it has become a truly pro-Ukrainian city (last time he was in Odessa he announced Odessa had become a true Bandera (ukro-nazi) city). Meanwhile, the video shows people chanting, “Fascists, fascists,” in the background. Poroshenko says that Odessa now greets well the ATO (anti-Donbass military operation) soldiers – and the next snippet obligingly shows the crowd chanting: “Long live the Soviet Army” and “Odessa is the Hero City.”
Several days before April 10, over 40 people were arrested in Odessa, most of them while simply walking on the street. They weren’t shown any IDs or explained what they were arrested for. Later, SBU went to these people’s homes and ‘found’ cell phones, various random items SBU said were being used to make bombs, Russian flags (sure, terrorists would actually parade Russian flags), and those extremely dangerous Georgievskaya Bands.
This is what that dangerous anti-Ukrainian item, aka, Georgievskaya Band, looks like. It is worn to commemorate the sacrifice of the Soviet army during the Great War (WWII), including the sacrifice of Ukrainians:
Clearly, those who are afraid of a little piece of fabric must be really insecure.
This is how local SBU was preparing for Poroshenko’s visit. All arrested were accused of terrorism. Video of one such street arrest:
More about Odessa: read my 2-part article from 2013 (note, it was written well before the Kiev euro-maidan. Deep down I knew what was to happen soon – pay attention to what I say in the beginning and throughout):
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What Are NATO Ships Doing in the Black Sea?
A couple of days ago, several US and NATO ships entered the Black Sea and docked in Varna, Bulgaria, with a stated purpose of the Black Sea NATO drills, but with the real goal of lending ‘support’ to the Kiev regime against Russia. In reality, this is nothing short of the usual provocation by the US and NATO. See the footage of NATO/US ships entering Bulgaria port here.
That’s where the story gets a little strange. Per initial information, the ships were supposed to head to Odessa, to flex some NATO muscles as close to Crimea as possible and to demonstrate to Odessans, still shocked from the May 2, 2014 burning of people on Kulikovo Polie and sick and tired of the Kiev junta, that NATO is fully on the junta side. But so far, for some reason the Odessa docking hasn’t happened.
My sources in Odessa say should NATO ships enter Odessa Port, an explosion of protests would happen. Despite the city being practically under ukro-nazi siege, the magnitude of protests could be akin to those in Sevastopol, Crimea, when it was still a part of Ukraine. Listen to me talk about those, plus telling pics at 8:50:
There is a hint of potential sabotage in the air. Did they receive a bomb threat and decided to play it safe? Very possibly. I wouldn’t be too surprised if the old Odessa seaport hands would quietly execute an act of sabotage, the WWII anti-Nazi style. Another thing that is worth remembering is the USS Donald Cook story, which you can read here: Mystery Revealed: What frightened the USS Donald Cook so much in the Black Sea? In that incident, 27 brave US sailors were so traumatized that they resigned their commission. Getting too close to Russia’s backyard may be more than NATO has bargained for. But they still would love to flex their muscles and make a few threatening gestures – from a safe distance.
In any event, this new NATO demonstration is the usual, and very lousy, way of provoking a conflict – the beloved tactic of aggressors of all times. US and NATO had truly perfected this art. It certainly won’t work this time either, but what they are hoping to achieve is keeping the tension and animosity between Russia and Ukraine as high as possible. It’s also a way of dragging as many of the US EU vassals as they can into the animosity game against Russia. But as you will see below, not everyone is buying this game.
I’d been saying all along that the main goal of the US is to create a point of permanent instability next to both Russia and EU, in order to weaken and potentially destroy both Russia and Europe. What is new? Absolutely nothing. Both WWI and WWII were manipulated by the UK in the same manner. Of course, in the end it cost them their empire… but who is counting.
I can confidently say that this manipulation will cost US its empire. It’s just a matter of time.
Is Bulgaria Finally Awakening?
Below is the footage from anti-NATO, pro-Russia, pro-Novorossia march in Sofia, Bulgaria: “Bulgaria – Zone of Peace.” I am being told it is the 5th such march and it is in response to the NATO ships entering the Black Sea. It starts near the monument to the Russian army and Russian Tsar Alexander II. The inscription on the monument reads: “To Tsar Liberator from grateful Bulgaria.” In the 19th century, Russian troops liberated Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania from the Osmanic Empire.
People chant: “NATO out!” and carry Bulgarian, DNR, LNR and Russian flags. Video link.
Another video of the same.
Is the World Finally Starting to Awaken?
Not all Europeans are ready to sacrifice their continent’s interests to escalate a conflict with Russia. And not all are so zombified that they don’t see the truth. I wrote previously about protests in Germany, Greece and other countries. People in at least some EU countries are starting to awaken. A series of marches in support of Novorossia and Russia against US/NATO aggression took place globally, from Canada (against the role of Canada government in supporting the Kiev junta) to Switzerland, Slovakia, Greece, Germany, Bulgaria and Italy.
По всему миру прошли митинги в поддержку Новороссии, против НАТО и возрождения фашизма – Worldwide rallies in support of Novorossia, against NATO and fascism.
This is additional footage from Canada, March 7, 2015. Канада. Акция в поддержку Новороссии. 7 марта 2015
Left forces (Die Linke, anti-fascists, etc.) of Germany already brought their second humanitarian convoy to Donbass – so far the only 2 humanitarian contributions from EU to Donbass! Interview with German activists. Thank you!
By comparison, Russia has already sent 17 State humanitarian convoys and hundreds from various individual regions, cities, organizations and private citizens! Latest Russian humanitarian convoy pulling in Lugansk:
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Some very good thoughts from Paul Plane, the host of The Plane Truth show on the Time Monk Radio, followed by my thoughts and predictions. I will be happy to expand on these brief predictions in the future Earth Shift Reports, should my readers be interested.
We all have our own perspective. Paul’s is different from mine, but it’s well-thought-out. Paul is generally very knowledgeable and he poses interesting questions.
Incidentally, next week Paul, his team, and I will have a very interesting new interview on The Plane Truth Radio. The topic we are planning is the BRICS, and any other topics that may come up – wherever our spontaneous discussion takes us. Please stay tuned!
This is the continuation of our discussion from: Ex Ukraine PM: West expected Yanukovich to die like Gadaffi and the comment section of Maidan 2 Storms Poroshenko’s Administration in Kiev.
Kiev junta methods
I can see what Paul means by negative Ukrainians. Many had been brainwashed very thoroughly. But the majority is simply scared to speak up because of severe oppression and intimidation.
Here are two videos, first one from Kharkov. It’s the trial of the Kharkov activist Oleg Novikov: link. People gather in the court room when the judge announces that it will be a closed trial and no press or spectators are allowed. People start quietly leaving – no objections, no protests. The clincher is that Novikov, the leader of the civil organization ‘Ishod’ – ‘Exit,’ is a one-legged cripple, and father of two small children. They are afraid of a cripple, because he speaks up against junta. How weak and rotten can such regime be?
Second video is the interview with a woman who describes how a deputy of the Nikolaev regional council was arrested because he said that those who are now waving Bandera nazi flags will start waving Russian flags the moment the power changes. For that he was arrested by SBU (CIA/FBI equivalent) and thrown into jail: link.
Predictions and how they will play out
My view has not changed since the beginning of 2014. Remember what I said: ‘Russia will gradually and slowly change the status quo in her favor using all quiet and peaceful means.’ No military interventions or jerky reaction; only the well-thought-out chess moves. I also said it would take till 2016-18 to accomplish the real turnaround. (See PREDICTIONS, early articles on Ukraine, and our first interview with The Plane Truth.)
This is exactly how it is playing out, as you can see. The key words are: slow and tedious change. Ukraine people are slowly changing their minds (it’s not my fault people are so slow, but as one Russian statesman said, ‘sorry, I don’t have any other people for you.’)
The every-day details of how the change could materialize tend to fluctuate as humans try to influence events, thus tipping the balance temporarily this way or that. But in the grand scheme of things these ‘minor’ fluctuations will not influence the end result.
My predictions are based not on the superficial events, but on the prevailing energy I see manifest in the future, and here the energy is quite clear. There are instances when the future energy isn’t as clear, but it is very clear in this case. Therefore, the end result is just a matter of physical manifestation, which is always slow and delayed in 3D compared to the fast energy of thought, especially clairvoyant thought (something I usually call ‘prediction’).
Additionally, it’s worth keeping in mind that the 3D manifestation is also not as clear-cut as thought, often very confusing for the immediate witnesses because of many distracting events. Therefore, to most humans, what had happened often only becomes evident years later. For anyone who wants to be an intelligent witness and observer of the Earth Shift, it is important to learn to discern between mere distractions and truly important events.
As to how it will happen – it’ll be very hard and tedious (hence confusing and distracting events), as I also had said. That is because the cancer has been allowed to spread too far. There is no way of removing it painlessly, but pain is what will make many people in Ukraine wake up. But it doesn’t mean that they should shrivel up and wait to be freed by the third party, as many of them hope. They will need to fight in order to achieve a turnaround.
The resistance from Kiev/US is and will continue to be brutal of course. This has to be expected.
Ukraine economy will be completely destroyed. It actually is already destroyed (this I also predicted), but they so far manage to cover it up with the help of the US and EU. It’s interesting that Russia has managed to temporarily shift the burden of propping up the dead weight called Ukraine onto the EU. This was one of those subtle, yet brilliant Russian moves I talked about.
EU will never admit to it, but Russia is educating the EU about Ukraine. The fact that EU has to pay for Ukraine’s gas and other expenses will cause the EU to tire of Ukraine very soon (this is already happening). Eventually, US/EU will stop supporting Ukraine as it’s too cumbersome. At that point Ukraine will stop being interesting to the West. Rather, it will always be interesting, but it will be completely impossible for them to support it. Then, the Russian lesson for the EU will be complete. Basically, it sounds like this: ‘You have no idea what you are getting into with Ukraine. Why don’t you try it… Got it now?’ These things I also said early on in 2014.
The reason the West won’t be able to restructure the Ukraine economy, while Russia can, is because of the cultural, psychological, and profound metaphysical differences. West has completely miscalculated Ukraine on all levels, just like it always miscalculates Russia.
What do I mean? This is an involved conversation – perhaps I’ll cover that in one of the Earth Shift Reports. Paul is correct in thinking that much thought is being given by the Russian thinkers and decision-makers on how to rebuild Ukraine when the time comes.
These are the most important points to understand:
1. Ukraine will never be treated like Chechnya. The situations are very different. Massive investments have been infused into rebuilding Chechnya and it now looks pretty darn good.
However, Russia will NOT pay for Ukraine as dead weight. Ukraine will be helped, supported, directed to a better path. But Russia will not lavish Ukraine with investments and money infusions until Ukrainians show they care about their country and are ready to work properly. Till then, Russia will be very slow with investment.
2. Russia will be ready to share investments into the NEW Ukraine with China and Europe, as long as Europe acts with sovereignty and sense.
3. Russia will not rush with ultimate Ukraine conflict resolution until Russia is absolutely sure that Ukrainians and Europeans have learned their lessons I spoke about earlier. This has to sink in. This is one of the main reasons for slow changes.
4. Ukraine economy is destroyed. Practically new economy may have to be built from scratch. More about it in future ES Reports.
5. Finally, Russia doesn’t want to ‘annex’ Ukraine as part of RF. Russia wants a good, friendly, solvent neighbor and partner in Eurasian Union, who has solid economy and can feed itself.
6. That said, more Russians than anyone in the West can imagine have roots in Ukraine, yours truly included. Therefore, millions of Russians care deeply what is happening in Ukraine and they will work tirelessly to make it right, whether the Russian government will do anything or not. This is one of the main things the US has miscalculated. The same thing happened with Napoleon and Hitler. And aggressor will always miscalculate, because they will never understand that people can be completely selfless; that incredibly busy and very accomplished people may drop everything and do massive amounts of pro-bono work in order to see justice and balance restored in what the US believes is some godforsaken Ukraine. Some speak the truth, others shoot documentaries exposing the truth, yet others volunteer, send humanitarian aid, or engage their high-profile political contacts all over the world. These people will never rest until Ukraine if free from ukro-nazis. And this is why, my friends, US and West will NEVER be able to subdue Russians. They have no idea what kind of spirit the usually peaceful, non-confrontational people can possess.
Borders of Ukraine, Zakarpatie and Galichina issues
Remember what I said a year ago? Russia would prefer to keep Ukraine intact, and of course, peaceful – for both geopolitical and economic reasons. It is the West’s preference to break it up and create chaos, not Russia’s.
I agree about Galichina, which is a part of western Ukraine. My personal view is that the border of new Ukraine, or possibly Novorossia (as the name may be changed after all), should be redrawn to exclude Galichina. One problem is that a part of western Ukraine, called Zakarpatie (Transcarpathia) is actually populated with Russins, in other words, Russians who preserved Orthodox religion despite terrible 18th – beginning of 20th century genocide by Austria-Hungary, and who want to be with Russia. If the border is redrawn, they will be cut off. There is another area, called Chernovtsi, which may have a similar problem in regards to Romania. Even the Galichina proper isn’t all anti-Russian. All this can be resolved when the time comes. A lot has to be weighed.
How brainwashed is Ukraine?
That said, my highly connected sources in Ukraine report that presently Galichina is less anti-Russian than Kiev and central Ukraine. This is probably because all the crazy Galichina nazis had moved to Kiev in the past few years. Also, while the population gets terribly brainwashed every day by ukro-MSM (they say things you won’t believe), the real anti-Russian layer isn’t that deep. The majority are simply deceived by ukro-propaganda constantly yelling about Russian invasion, or are just opportunists.
In that sense, it is truly sad how little Ukrainian population is capable of thinking and how much it runs on lowly emotions. It should be clear to anyone with half a brain that if Russian army indeed invaded Ukraine, it would be in Kiev within 2 days and in Lvov within one week or less. Since this isn’t happening, it should be clear that there is no Russian army present. Even OSCE and Kiev finally had to admit it. Yet, the thought implanted in people’s brains through zombifying propaganda will stay there like a thorn, constantly reinforced by new infusions of hate, until the thorn is removed. By many accounts, the Kiev junta is worse than Nazi Germany, and their propaganda is even more shameless.
The old vs. the new: Global Geopolitical Game
To understand truly what is going on, don’t focus exclusively on Ukraine or Donbass. Some events in Ukraine constitute those distractions I was talking about (unfortunately, very bloody and tragic kinds of distractions).
Presently, we are observing a global multilevel game, or struggle, however you look at it. Russia is helping Donbass. But Russia’s main focus is to play the high stakes game with US, Germany/EU, China and other players, thus slowly shifting the global geopolitical balance. All these players, by virtue of various interests and nuances, will slowly shift the balance of power that will influence the situation in Ukraine and everywhere in the world.
There is a lot more going on than meets the eye, including in areas very far from Ukraine. The recent events in Turkey, Greece, India, China, Iran, Armenia, Cuba, Latin America all fold into the same game, the most violent part of which is being played out in Ukraine.
Ukraine’s future is decided in Moscow and Washington DC, with the help of Berlin, Paris, Beijing and a few of other capitals. It is not necessarily decided in Donbass, Odessa or Kharkov (although their actions are important) – even less so in Kiev.
Once US backs off, EU and Ukraine will change their attitude immediately. What most people are missing here, and what I had talked about so many times, is that EU and Ukraine dare act this way ONLY BECAUSE OF the US BACKING AND ENCOURAGEMENT; the US blackmailing of certain EU countries and politicians also has to be taken into account. THE MOMENT the US IS UNABLE TO DO SO ANYMORE – THIS WILL END.
Specific types of people float to the top in any society when the US turns on its confrontational provocations, directed at pitting countries and people against each other. Such is the nature of the US interference. When they are forced by events outside of their control to turn off this attitude and become a little nicer, confrontation usually stops or lessens. Examples abound. For instance, look at the recent Hong Kong events and China’s Muslim provinces. Look at Georgia, or Chechnya. Consider ISIS and AlQaeda.
Last year I was hoping Germany/Merkel would find courage to stand up to the US and change gears towards Ukraine and Russia, as that would have discouraged the Kiev junta, helping end the war. But Merkel fell under the US completely. If she acted differently, it would have been an easy way out for the EU. Since it didn’t happen, the EU has to be changed through Greece – the hard way. See: New LadaRayLive Episode! LRL6. Secret Connection: Russian Gas to Turkey – Greek Election – EU Breakup.
Are there puppet masters hiding in the shadows? Yes, but they are not so hidden any more. Lately, they all had to expose themselves, which denotes their growing weakness. I call them Anglo-American elites. From my long-term observation, I think this is a more accurate label than most. Some call them NWO, cabal, etc. It doesn’t matter – whatever name suits you.
The important thing is that they do pull Obama, Merkel, Poroshenko’s, and EU politicians’ strings. The puppet masters must weaken sufficiently for the change to occur.
This is directly connected to the nearing end of the petrodollar era.
Incidentally, There will be no US and/or dollar collapse this year (2015), as many are predicting.
The change will start being manifest in 3D physical reality between 2016-18. It will be gradual process, so don’t expect a huge explosion. This kind of seminal change cannot be completed in one day.
More in upcoming Earth Shift Reports.
Emotional ex Ukraine PM under Yanukovich, Nikolay Azarov, presented his new book detailing the February 2014 Kiev coup. Almost crying while talking about the tragedy in Donbass and Odessa, he put the blame squarely on the shoulders of the EU and US; specifically, the former EU commissioner Stefan Fule, who threatened him with regime change if he didn’t sign the EU agreement. He also talked about personal pressure on him by US State Dept’s Victoria Nuland. (And let’s not forget the prominent role in this whole story by the EU chief diplomat Catherine Ashton and other politicians from Brussels, Lithuania and Poland, as I discussed in a number of prior articles – LR.)
Take a listen:
In this piece in Russian Azarov admits that: negotiations with Russia were always difficult because of gas price disputes, but they always proceeded with mutual respect and in the spirit of cooperation. Russia never put pressure on the Ukraine government. It was the opposite with the West. Ukraine government and Azarov personally were under constant severe pressure from US and EU. When Nuland arrived in December 2013, she started pressuring Azarov into forming the so-called “government of national unity,” staffed with people “the nation trusts.” Azarov laments that she was not concerned at all with the fact that his own government received a vote of confidence in both December 2013 and January 2014.
I think the above is self-explanatory, should anyone still need a confirmation that Ukraine was a managed colony of the West well before the February 2014 coup, still under Yanukovich… Incidentally, this should also help those who still think that Yanukovich was a pro-Russian politician. In fact, Yanukovich was never pro-Russian. He was only a bit more balanced than others. But it was Yanukovich who announced 4 years ago that the direction of Ukraine is towards integration with the EU. Russia worked with him, just like they tried to work with Timoshenko when she was PM, trying to keep a bad peace in the family and settling for a lesser evil.
These revelations are just the beginning. As the conflict in Ukraine continues growing and getting out of hand, as the explosion leading to the new, cleansed Ukraine – completely different from today’s nazi regime – nears, more and more revelations will be coming out. Also see my PREDICTIONS for a complete picture.
The artificial entity that is today’s Ukraine, could never self-govern. The fact is, Ukraine in this configuration (frankly, in any configuration) could only be successful being a part of Russia, as history shows. For a complete picture on that read: FREE Earth Shift Report 2: Ukraine, Russia and Falsified History.
The fact that Russia in the past 20 odd years was hands off and looking the other way was used by the West to take over Ukraine quietly via oligarchs, NGOs, MSM, falsified/Soros-sponsored history books, Catholic church and 2004 Orange revolution. The moment Yanukovich refused to do what they wanted him to do, they executed an openly nazi coup and created an area of permanent instability on Russian borders. The problem with this approach is that when you sleep with the devil, be ready to wake up in hell. Eventually, such things backfire. US once created AlQaeda and trained the Taliban against the USSR. Years later, these entities acquired a life of their own and turned on their former handlers.
To add to the picture, here is my response to a reader that resonates with the above. The issues discussed are whether Ukraine may let Donbass leave to save the Kiev junta’s grip on the rest of the territory; and whether, should this happen, the rest of Ukraine will be left anti-Russian for a long time.
The revolt is brewing inside Ukraine in many areas, including Odessa, Kharkov and Zaporozhie, and even Western Ukraine. 1.5 million Ukraine citizens already escaped to Russia from mobilization, etc. This means that if Donbass is allowed to leave, others will want to secede as well.
Anti-Russian Ukraine won’t survive for long because it’s unnatural – change is coming. US and EU created a monster they will be very sorry about.
A great example is Chechnya: considering the gravity of a 1990s conflict, it did a rather quick turnaround from anti-Russian rebellion to a staunchly pro-Russian position. These switches of the public mood happen extremely fast, often the moment the status quo changes. This is human nature and there are tons of historic examples of same.
The Kiev junta is finished the moment they admit Donbass is separate.
I will also briefly add that the geopolitical game is much bigger than between the parts of Ukraine. The stakes are between the old and the new and what the future of mankind will look like. What happens in Ukraine is really being decided between Washington and Moscow. I will write about that in the upcoming Earth Shift Reports. Stay tuned!
Details are scant, but a few days ago various ukro-nazi battalions gathered in Kiev demanding a bigger and better war against Donbass, with more war expenditure, bigger help from the US and NATO, and more ballistic missile bombings of the citizens of Donetsk (DNR) and Lugansk (LNR). Today, it appears the members of the same ukro-nazi battalions and their sympathisers are storming the administration of the Ukraine president Poroshenko, who according to them, has been too mild towards Donbass and too friendly to Russia. Most others would say it were the other way around, but that’s their point of view.
It has to be noted that this revolt so far is very mild compared to the 2014 Kiev maidan. No Molotov cocktails and setting police on fire, no burning tires. This may be an attempt to scare Poroshenko into taking an even tougher position against Russia, Donbass and people in other areas of Ukraine, such as Odessa and Kharkov, who don’t want to live under junta.
Also, I did mention in various past posts that Poroshenko is being prepared for the role of a sacrificial lamb, on whom Yatsenyuk and his cronies are getting ready to hang all the failures and economic collapse. I was expecting a new maidan in the spring. But the timeline may be accelerating. Unfortunately, a more pro-nazi, and even more aggressive junta headed by hawks Yatsenyuk, Turchinov, Avakov nd Nalivaichenko, plus the nazi battalion commanders, would come to power, if Poroshenko were to be unseated.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned.
Meanwhile in Donbass and Odessa:
Consequences of the Ukraine army shelling of Donetsk: