FULL Earth Shift/Great Balancer Russia-China Boost: Xi Receives Putin with Unheard of Honors Ahead of SCO Summit (NEW EARTH SHIFT PREDICTION!)
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Jun 9 at 11:11am
The 18th SCO Summit is scheduled for June 9 to 10 in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong Province.
Ahead of the SCO Summit Putin has arrived in China for a state visit, to be received by President Xi with unheard of fanfare and honors. The lavish parade and fireworks, red carpets throughout and Russian music — all that went beyond and above any diplomatic etiquette for such type of visits, especially considering how often Putin and Xi meet.
This confirms what I have told you in my LATEST PROPHETIC ARTICLE: The Global Fight for Russia and How Trump is Actively Facilitating the Earth Shift
It’s the global fight FOR, not against, Russia all right. And it clearly resonates with my Russia prophecy from the NEW EARTH SHIFT WEBINAR SERIES: FORBIDDEN HISTORY & FORGOTTEN ORIGINS!
Several details stood out during Putin’s reception by Xi:
Xi awarded Putin the newly established Order of Friendship, and Putin is the first ever recipient of this Chinese order. Unlike in Russia, where the Order of Friendship existed since Soviet days, it is a first for China. The impression is that this prestigious award was established directly and especially for Putin.
By doing so, China/Xi have underlined and highlighted in thick neon colors, showing the whole world how valuable they consider the close strategic partnership with Russia. And it’s getting closer.
And another striking detail: This lavish greeting of Russia’s leader is happening at the same time the G7 summit is taking place on the other side of the world. It takes time to put such big events together, so I don’t know which of them was planned first, but there is a clear indication that both G7 and Putin’s China visit/SCO Summit were planned to coincide on different sides of the globe, in order to demonstrate certain contrasts!
And what contrasts! Unity and respect in China, vs. total discord on the Western side of the world!
But one thing this G7 summit does have in common with Xi’s reception of Putin. Trump, Italy’s new PM, and before them some EU leaders, raised the same question: it’s time to ‘re-invite Russia back into G7, making it G8 again.
I have discussed the true reasons for this sharp shift in Deep State Lost the Fight vs. Great Balancer! Trump Wants Russia Back in G8, But Does Russia Need It?
Forget sanctions and huffing and puffing. It turns out that after all, Russia the Great Balancer IS sorely missed and needed on both sides of the globe! In other words, the fight for Russia is on!
**And a sweet bonus! Ahead of Putin’s visit an all-China poll came back with stunning result: in China Putin is the world’s most popular politician, enjoying the rock star status.
In other words: it is truly the Time of Russia The Great Balancer, but there is more!
CONSIDER THIS MY NEW EARTH SHIFT PREDICTION!
China is joining Russia as a new GREAT BALANCER, to help facilitate THE GREAT EARTH SHIFT! Sure, China always pursues exclusively its own interests. But in doing so, it is also furthering The Earth Shift.
I will in the future elaborate how this happens and what to expect from China going forward. Stay tuned for more ground-breaking and cutting-edge articles on Patreon!
***COMMENT from Gary:
Lada, by the way I’m heartened to know that one of my favorite personalities, Paul Craig Roberts, is totally on board with Russia’s policy and now understands the strategy of Putin in showing unlimited patience in not being provoked. He was previously unsure of Putin and thought he was too compromising. He says that Putin’s bet that Trump’s aggression will move Europe away from the US is really paying off in spades. Roberts is really for the first time very optimistic and is in line with your thinking. Maybe he’s reading your blog.
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Journey through authentic Uzbekistan in pics!
Pictures and excerpts from Lada Ray’s latest Earth Shift Report 14:
SILK ROAD-ISLAMISM-MAIDAN-EURASIAN UNION
Where Uzbekistan falls on the new Eurasian map (2014)
Map of the Soviet Union: Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) is in purple, below Kazakh SSR
1. Uzbek SSR flag with Uzbek SSR crest superimposed (both based on the USSR flag and crest)
2. Today’s Uzbekistan flag (with decided influences from Muslim and US traditions)
Uzbekistan was always famous for its cotton and its food: cotton harvest
Famed Uzbek Plov, a very delicious dish, consisting of rice, meat, garlic and spices; carrots, raisins or other dried fruit could be added as well.
Vibrant Central Asian / Uzbek bazaars haven’t changed much since the times of the old Silk Road: local breads, vegetables and spices are sold.
The only difference: now women sell produce, while in medieval times only men were allowed to trade. A woman’s place was at home, cooking, cleaning, rearing children, while her face and body had to stay hidden at all times underneath a burqa.
It has to be strongly emphasized that this was a life of a woman in Central Asia before the 1917 Russian Revolution.
With all its shortcomings, the Revolution and new ideas by Lenin brought a true social revolution to backwards areas like Central Asia. Women suddenly could go to school, vote, gain professions and work outside of home.
Per Muslim custom, only males are allowed at President Karimov’s lavish funeral ceremony inside the historic Samarkand cemetery
PM Dmitry Medvedev, who has represented Russia at the late President Karimov’s funeral, consoles Karimov’s wife Tatyana Karimova and younger daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva.
Notice that Karimov’s wife is Russian, and his daughter is married to a Russian, which we can tell by their names. Like in Kazakhstan, despite 25 years of ‘independence’ and attempts to distance away from Russia, national elites remain Russian-speaking and largely connected to Russia via education, culture, wives and various relatives.
The USSR invested untold billions into meticulously restoring and preserving the historic Silk Road city of Samarkand and another gem, Bukhara. If not for Soviet restoration and preservation, today little would be left of both.
Today, Samarkand is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Beggars in Samarkand, 1905
Painting: 19th century Samarkand, remnants of the Silk Road
Restored Samarkand today: UNESCO World Heritage site
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100.0% Reporting Votes
Remain a member of the European Union
Leave the European Union
I think this is an awesome result and I congratulate the British people on this achievement!
The result, as I pointed out in ESR12: THE FUTURE OF THE EU, could be worse based on the collective unconscious I’ve tapped into, which displayed the underlying energetic confusion and a strong potentiality for vote manipulation. I still think (per my ESR12 thoughts) that completely unmanipulated, the BREXIT vote should have achieved 58% or better result TO LEAVE. That said, the people of the UK have an excellent reason to celebrate.
And David Cameron resigned! That alone is a great result. Truly, no one could be worse than him, although how much better can it get if the next PM is from the same party? In truth, just like the US, the UK requires a complete, 100% overhaul of its political system. More on Cameron, Boris Johnson, Nigel Farange, Merkel, Marine le Pen and Trump in ESR12: THE FUTURE OF THE EU.
However, as you see, the vote is very close. I spoke about it in ESR12, explaining what this would mean.
I realize how exhilarated everyone is with the victory, albeit a very close one. Please forgive me for raining on anyone’s parade, however, my ESR12 prediction about the general timeline of the EU and UK remains largely unchanged.
Obama and US + Merkel and Brussels will try to do what they can to delay BREXIT and to keep UK tied to the EU. At least until after Russian Duma elections in September 2016 and until after US elections in November 2016. If they fail at that, it will greatly boost Trump’s chances and it will also add more support to Russia and Putin.
They know this very well, but it’s encouraging to see that the EU people are finally awakening.
That said, the referendum result itself is a HUGE blow to Obama, Hillary Clinton and Merkel. It is a great boost for Trump, and Trump will try to capitalize on it, while Obama/US establishement/EU will try to do everything to sabotage and delay the implementation of BREXIT.
The polarization of the Western society has reached its peak, which is normal for the times of great change. We’ll see who wins the battle in the near term.
The recent successes of the alternative parties in Italy, France and Austria, various EU revolts, the Dutch referendum and the YUKOS Dutch court decision in Russia’s favor all point to the fact that US and subservient to it EU elites are losing the battle. This in itself is excellent news and we’ll talk about it below. I call the gradual change this brings the rickety chair effect. The EU revolts, the effect in question and where all this will eventually lead are discussed in detail in ESR12.
Again, please forgive my caution and extreme conservatism, with a modicum of skepticism, when it comes to assessing the future of the West. Just consider for a moment how close the vote result has been: 48.1% vs. 51.9%. There is a danger that this close result will be used to try to delay BREXIT, or to make a covert deal which would make it look on the surface as if UK has left, yet the country would still likely be tied to the EU in secret.
I still see a lot of confusion and fights inside the UK going forward.
Incidentally, it’s also possible that Scotland will try to secede once more. Similar movements to secede also exist in northern Italy and in Spain (Catalonia/Barcelona).
My relative skepticism is strictly short-term, and believe me, I’ll be happy to be wrong here! All my life I’ve seen too much ugliness, contempt and aggression towards my country Russia, and my people, from the West. Regretfully, this ugliness isn’t abating – it’s actually intensifying as the gloves off fight over the future of the world comes to a head. I’ll be overjoyed if the people of the West manage to positively surprise me by acting better than I’ve seen them act for years.
By contrast, my long-term global predictions are very positive and remain the same as always:
1. The Great Eurasia is forming in front of our very eyes, and it’s only the matter of time for it to gain real traction.
2. The predatory US Empire is waning, which in the long run will be good for all, certainly including Americans.
3. EU has two roads to choose from and depending on how soon and how well Europeans make their choices, it can be done the easy way or the hard and protracted way. If present EU governments refuse to reform, if new politicians are not elected in the EU ASAP (Merkel, Hollande and the Brussels gang all have to go), EU will fall apart within several years.
But is it possible to save the EU at all? No, not in this configuration. But IF after EU falls apart (and NATO is disbanded – give both several years) some countries decide they would like to stay or get back together in some sort of looser and more productive configuration – why not. They should.
The closest analogy is that of the USSR. EU is undergoing the process the USSR and the so-called ‘Eastern Block’ experienced in mid-to-late 1980s through 1990s. Both Warsaw Pact and the USSR fell apart because the way they were held together was counterproductive and even harmful. However, as we are observing, the new, much healthier and forward-looking alliances are now forming around Russia within the Eurasian space (and global space, too).
4. The rickety chair effect I describe in ESR9 and ESR12 is gaining momentum. If you recall, in ESR12 I said that BREXIT, regardless of its result will generate a domino effect in Europe when more and more countries will want to have referendums to exit the EU, since EU isn’t fulfilling their needs and aspirations any more. This will lead to the old EU ‘chair’ becoming more and more rickety and more and more unstable.
Recall that I said since 2014 that Greece may again try to GREXIT in 2017 or 2018. But Greece is in a very difficult economic situation. It’s more likely that the richest and most successful EU countries will try to exit first, namely France, the Netherlands, Italy, Denmark, and even Germany. Emboldened by their success in the UK and the earlier anti-Ukraine vote in the Netherlands, the organizers of the referendum are very likely to go on helping organize similar referendums in other EU countries.
5. REFERENDUMS GALORE coming up! The new GLOBAL TREND has shaped up in front of our eyes, began by the Crimean March 2014 referendum to secede from Ukraine. When politicians and elites refuse to listen to their people, people will take power into their own hands and show their strength through direct democracy.
6. The positive effects of the rising REFERENDUM TREND is that of the direct democracy and people’s empowerment. People will begin recalling that they do hold real power.
Another positive effect will be in favor of the long-suffering people of Russia and what is so far called Ukraine (the future Novorossia, plus possibly also Carpatian Rus and Kiev Rus, depending on how finalized divisions will be made).
The effect is this: after having their own referendums and the change in the rotten political system of the EU, Europeans will finally recognize the Crimean and Donbass referendums and they will finally stop harassing Russia! The voices to recognize Crimean referendum are already sounding from the saner EU politicians, and eventually it will become a norm.
Recall my prediction that Ukraine (under another name, or names) will turn back to Russia by 2018. All this will be happening simultaneously: along with an avalanche or referendums and EU revolts and the turn of Ukraine towards Russia, not only Crimea will be recognized officially as a part of Russia by the West. Along with DNR/LNR 2014 referendums, the forgotten referendums in Pridnestrovie – Transnistria (to join Russia), as well as in Abkhazia and S. Ossetia will also be recognized. This may take a few years though.
Very few in the West know, but the USSR had the famous 1991 referendum, the information about which was buried. In that referendum the majority of the former Soviet republics voted to preserve the USSR. Just imagine what happens when the real results are made public or the 1991 referendum is repeated!
The interesting thing is that even the former Baltic republics that are considered anti-Russian (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) may surprise us, should their people are ever allowed to have their own opinion. So far the regimes there suppress the voice of the people, aided by the US tanks. And this is why Estonia and Latvia deny the right to vote to their Russian-speaking population. What will happen when millions of the so-called ‘non-citizens’ are actually allowed to vote? One thing for sure: US tanks will have to leave in a hurry…
In fact, people everywhere will be emboldened to conduct referendums on issues of importance. Some Balkans/ex-Yugoslavia mini-states, which have been artificially divided, may decide as a result of their referendums to get back together. Specifically these are: Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia.
I also foresee a new tight union (economic, political and more) eventually forming between the Balkans countries, including some of former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Greece – and Russia/Eurasian Union.
I am very curious to see what happens to Turkey after the Kurds get together and organize their referendum.
These are just some of the examples. In general, we are present during The GREAT EARTH SHIFT. The old systems, be it political, social or spiritual are falling off and the new are emerging. The new countries, new borders and new unions will emerge and strengthen, while the old will either diminish or disappear altogether.
I give NATO a few more years before it is disbanded.
BREAKING NEWS: at the same time that we all were fixated on BREXIT, a historic SCO summit took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. SCO, per above prediction on the new alliances and unions, is growing exponentially. I’ll have a separate piece on that. Stay tuned!
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In response to my latest article Greferendum Domino Effect? Revolution Coming? The Future of Europe and Eurasia?
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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.
A woman casts her ballot during a snap presidential election in the village of Tuzdybastau, Kazakhstan, April 26, 2015. (Reuters / Shamil Zhumatov)
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From RT: “Exit polls show near 100 percent support for incumbent Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev in a snap presidential election in the central Asian country. Exit polls have confirmed Nazarbayev has won about 97.5 percent of the vote, while there was a voter turnout of over 95 percent. International and local observers at polling stations across the country have reported no significant violations. There were a total of 858 observers from 19 countries present.
Nazarbayev’s rule is contested by two other candidates, the leader of the Communist party and the leader of the state labor unions federation. However, they are widely seen as non-competitive, with Nazarbayev clinching 95 percent of the votes in the previous election in 2011. Nursultan Nazarbayev, 75, is often accused of suppressing opposition and freedom of speech. In 2014, the French Geopolitical Crime Observatory gave him the title ‘Dictator of the Year’, beating Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as well as three toppled leaders: Tunisian Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak and Haitian Jean-Claude Duvalier. Opposition journalists accuse him of cultivating a personality cult, to which he owes his high election results. Nazarbayev is promising to take his country into the world’s top 30 best-developed countries.
“Should Kazakhs show me their trust again, my first act will naturally be to create a committee on implementing five constitutional reforms,” he said. Those reforms are aimed at “not letting the global crisis negatively affect [Kazakhstan’s] development, to maintain the speed of growth and prepare grounds for a new leap ahead.” Link to post.
Russian: В Казахстане прошли досрочные президентские выборы, в которых участвуют три кандидата: президент Нурсултан Назарбаев, руководящий страной с 1989 года, секретарь ЦК Коммунистической народной партии Тургун Сыздыков и председатель федерации профсоюзов Абельгази Кусаинов. “В Казахстане в дружбе и согласии проживает более 130 народностей и национальностей: 50%казахи,30%русские,около 5%немцы и остальные 15% украинцы,белорусы,узбеки,татары и т.д.”
English: Snap presidential elections ended in Kazakhstan. Three candidates participated: current president Nursultan Nazarbayev – leader of the country since 1989; leader of the Kazakh Communist Party Turgun Sizdikov; head of the country’s labor union federation Abelgazi Kusainov.
According to my Kazakh sources, and I quote: ‘in Kazakhstan, in friendship and accord live 130 different nationalities: 50% Kazakhs, 30% Russians, 5% Germans; the remaining 15% are Ukrainians, Belorussians, Uzbeks, Tatars, etc.’
Nazarbayev’s Kazakh nickname is ‘Elbasi,’ which translates as the ‘voice of the people’ or ‘head of the people.’
I hear that this time even those who usually don’t bother, went to vote, the majority – for Nazarbayev. The reason: people want stability. Nazarbayev means just that for his people. The worry for many is that he is getting on with years. However, to this date, there is no worthy substitute for him in his country. I do hear the name of Tasmaganbetov (Тасмаганбетов) as potential successor.
More from my Kazakh sources: people also talk about the fact that they don’t even know other candidates, what they want, what their plan is, in other words, they appear to the people being neither here nor there. Is it because they aren’t given equal opportunity to promote themselves, or is it because there is simply no contest?
About 100 initial candidates entered the race, with 3 qualifying for the elections. It is rumored that Nazarbayev didn’t want to run any more, but that his party Nur Otan (Нур Отан) insisted he runs again. “People want peace and order, it’s dangerous to change anything in the country now” – “Народ хочет мира и порядка. Сейчас опасно что-либо менять в курсе страны.”
As you know from my previous articles, LadaRayLive videos and interviews, Kazakhstan is a member of the Eurasian Union together with Russia and Belarus; member of SCO with Russia, China, etc.; member of the Caspian Club, with Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan; one of the biggest allies of Russia, with its policies directed towards closer ties. Kazakhstan will also play a role in the new Eurasian Silk Road Project and in the anti-petrodollar revolution. There is much more about all that in: Global Consequences: Russia Announces Eurasian Union and New Currency Altyn. This is video report with lots more info and pics.
Left to right: Belarus president Lukashenko, Kazakh president Nazarbayev, Vladimir Putin
The global geopolitical and mystical role of Kazakhstan and personally Nazarbayev cannot be underestimated. I said previously in this interview, PUTIN’S DISAPPEARANCE AND THE NEW SILK ROAD, that Kazakhstan together with Belarus, serves as a support for Putin and Russia in the rebalancing of the world, Belarus representing the western support and Kazakhstan the eastern one. See PREDICTIONS for more about Russia’s rebalancing role.
(I highly recommend you also take a look at Earth Shift Report 1: Is Putin Part of NWO? In it you will find a very interesting piece about Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, with pics. In it, the myth that Astana is the new NWO capital is debunked.)
The futuristic Astana
All the above makes Kazakhstan a prime candidate for color revolution. Look at Ukraine: the bloody maidan and coup of 2014 followed the announcement by Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus of the formation of the Eurasian Union. It was necessary to pry Ukraine away from Russia and prevent Ukraine from joining the union.
Many prior attempts to organize a color revolution in Russia have failed. Seeing that 2012 protests on Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square brought no result, those who are behind color revolutions all over the world, changed their tactic. They organized the assassination of Boris Nemtsov. (Read: Lada’s Investigation: Who Benefits from the Death of the Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov?)
Nemtsov himself was hardly popular and largely overlooked in Russia, being just a deputy of the Yaroslavl’ city council, a small city near Moscow. His only value was in his death. That death had to be as loud and as prominent as possible. Hence shocking and dramatic assassination next to the Red Square and 200 meters from the Kremlin’s main Spasskaya Tower. They were hoping that Nemtsov’s mourning may be turned into a bloodbath next to the Kremlin, the seat of the Russian President.
During the ‘march in memory of Boris Nemtsov’ organized by opposition and authorized by Moscow authorities to take place next to the Red Square, several Ukrainian politicians and known provocateurs were detained, including a Rada Deputy who was filmed dancing on burned bodies on Odessa’s Kulikovo Polie during the May 2, 2014. With them, these people had American dollars in small denominations, which were supposed to be used for payment to violent thugs, who would turn the peaceful commemoration into a blood bath. They were planning on re-creating the Kiev maidan 2014, when 20,000 ‘peaceful’ protesters, many of whom were used, and even more of whom were simply bought, camouflaged 2,000 choice militants and trained thugs, who were there to provoke violence by attacking and burning police. As we know, it worked out very well in Kiev.
Not so in Moscow. After ringleaders wannabe were detained (and let go after the fact), there was no one to direct the thugs. Russian FSB and OMON also arrested an undisclosed number of suspected militants from Ukraine, Chechnya, Georgia, Baltics. As a result, no maidan in Russia.
While Belarus and Kazakhstan are doing pretty well on this front too, the danger of a color revolution is still high in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan – the new members of Eurasian Union (Kyrgyzstan officially to join in May 2015), and well as in Tajikistan – a prospective member.
It has to be noted that the attack on Eurasian Union states is, and will continue being, multi-prong. Let’s call it a hybrid war. It is understood that Ukraine maidan and the ukro-nazi junta were organized to prevent Ukraine from joining Eurasian Union and to create an area of permanent instability on Russia’s borders. It worked only partially, but unfortunately, my prediction that Ukraine economy would be completely destroyed in the process is coming true all too well.
More about Ukraine and the dirty mechanics of the euro-maidan in these two Earth Shift Reports:
Armenia and Kyrgyzstan are now balancing an inch from their own color revolutions. My prediction is: attempts to create color revolutions will not succeed in either of these countries. Unfortunately these attempts do succeed in creating distractions, economic hardship, and slowing down the process of building the Eurasian Union.
Another devilish goal they have is to create animosity and hatred between countries, nationalities and peoples. Recent, very strange events in Armenia, when a Russian soldier knocked on a door to ask for water and supposedly killed an Armenian family, led to an explosion of anti-Russian protests and demands that Russian military base be removed. The event practically reeked of false flag. Fortunately, the Russian government acted in a very level-headed manner, promising full trial disclosure. The majority of the population didn’t support the Russian base closure demands and they died down. However, attempts to destabilize Armenia continue.
The same story is true for Kyrgyzstan. According to my data, in small Kyrgyzstan, population 5.72 million, there are 17,000 Western and Western-financed NGOs!! As we know, Western NGOs, financed by the US Endowment for Democracy, Soros, US State Dept, and others, are the instrument of color revolutions.
Prediction: as I said, there will be no success in organizing such color revolution in Kyrgyzstan. But attempts will continue for the foreseeable future, until all these countries manage to create a strong joint political, economic and defence system. This will only be possible as a result of Eurasian Union and the New Silk Road project.
Finally, the biggest intrigue: why were these snap Kazakh elections conducted one year before term, especially considering Nazarbayev was guaranteed a win? The reason is the same as above: color revolution and potential economic crisis inflicted via currency manipulation. Last year, Kazakhstan already went through a major devaluation (25% or more) of Tenge, its currency. It’s still nothing compared to the devaluation of the Russian currency, following the attack on the Ruble in December 2014. I’ll write more about that and what will happen soon, in the upcoming Earth Shift Report: Game of Rubles.
Anticipating that attempts to destabilize the country economically and politically will continue, and that possible hardship is coming, Nazarbayev and his advisors decided to do preemptive elections now, when the country is relatively stable. Organizing snap elections also provided another advantage. Kazakhstan knows they are in line for a maidan of their own. They have their own Western-sponsored NGOs and their own opposition.
By the way, on FT when we refer to ‘opposition.’ we mean practically without exception, Western-paid and Western-trained opposition.
Nazarbayev and his people know (a little birdie must have whispered this advice into their ear) that while US State Dept, CIA and Victoria Nuland are busy with Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia, they have a reprieve. Doing snap elections during this period means that Nuland won’t get to Astana on time and local opposition won’t be able to organize themselves.
It turned out they were right.
Incidentally, it is known that US and their allies are preparing a color revolution in Russia for 2018, in the attempt to sabotage Russian presidential elections. Also, preparations are underway to sabotage 2016 Russian Duma elections. Russians aren’t asleep; defences are being prepared. None of this will work.
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During a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov pointed out that US does everything to ‘contain’ (I would say ‘sabotage’ – LR) Russia’s good relations with all other countries.
Meanwhile, China is calling on US to stop its saber-rattling and threatening rhetoric, and to start supporting peace. US new strategy in Asia is to supply the newest and most sophisticated weapons to its allies in the region to counter China’s rise.
China warns US against escalating tensions and urges US to take a cooperative and peaceful approach to bi-lateral relations, considering that China holds sway over trillion+ in US debt and is an important trade partner.
US has been trying to pressure China to take a less friendly to Russia position on the world stage. The Chinese response basically is that Russia is China’s most important strategic partner, sharing borders, cultural, geopolitical and economic interests in Eurasia, and their relations are none of the USA’s business. USA can think whatever it wants, but the truth is, Russia-China relations will only grow and strengthen.
My new extensive interview with Time Monk Radio’s The Plane Truth, which resonates with the above material, is here!
In it I unveil the real reasons for Putin’s disappearance in March, we talk about all things Eurasia, discuss China’s ambitious project of the New Silk Road, in cooperation with Russia and other countries, and much more…
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NEW EARTH SHIFT REPORTS COMING!
The long-awaited new Earth Shift Reports (ESR) are coming! ESRs are much deeper than regular articles, and they also are larger in scope; each often takes several months to develop the concept, gather all the material, complete research and write. ESRs will contain Lada’s most interesting, far-reaching and juiciest revelations, intel and predictions.
At this time, we will release 3 ESRs that are interconnected and compliment each other. They should be coming out once a week or so, during the following 3 weeks. More ESRs will be released in the months to come.
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Who is really pulling the strings?
The difference between Russian, Ukrainian and Western oligarchs.
Poroshenko vs Kolomoysky – who won, who lost?
Who are Ukraine’s most powerful oligarchs?
The difference between Kiev junta and German fascists.
“Benya” Kolomoysky: rare videos out of the horse’s mouth.
What next? Lada’s predictions.
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The real truth behind Putin’s disappearance in March 2015.
Why Russia isn’t that concerned about the ruble.
What is Russia really up to?
Russia’s new shadow power revealed.
Lada’s Predictions: Russia as the Great Balancer
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Bravo and congratulations to the left-wing SYRIZA party for spectacularly winning the Greek elections!
My brief predictions (I may expand on them later):
This is the beginning of an end of the EU!
What is fascinating is that in this resistance to the EU and US dictate, the most unlikely forces get united: from far left to the very radical right; from spiritual people to simple farmers and big industrialists. This is because the present day US/dollar-centric ‘world order’ makes no sense to anyone, and just about anyone who has two brain cells to rub against each other wants change.
However, it will take perhaps a few years for Greece to exit the EU due to how entangled the economic and financial situation is and how much pressure Greece receives from Brussels, Germany (which stands to lose most), and France. And don’t forget the NATO pressure; plus, the biggest monster of them all – the United States!
I see Greece exiting the EU around 2016 or 2017. This event is set in stone and is just the matter of time: GREECE WILL EXIT THE EU!
More defections are on the horizon, including Italy, France, UK, Hungary, among others.
Many smaller Eastern European countries are desperate to exit the EU, but they are practically enslaved by Germany, as they say, and can’t get out. Even Italians complain that they had been enslaved by Germany, remembering with nostalgia the good old non-EU days, and confessing how much they hate Merkel.
That said, many Germans also understand very well what is happening, as we discussed in a number of previous articles.
The whole thing will implode and exodus out of EU will become a stampede by the 2020s. This will be an interesting deja vu of the implosion of the USSR.
At the same time, more and more countries will want to join a union with Russia and become part of Eurasian Union and SCO. Once 2020s roll in, you won’t recognize the world around us!
As I said in my last piece, West Invaded Ukraine: English-Speakers, NATO Troops Fight for Kiev Junta in Mariupol!, the deeper US/NATO/EU dig their claws into the poor Ukraine, trying so hard to destroy it in order to harm Russia, the harder they will fall in the end.
Incidentally, did I mention that both Greeks and Italians love Russians, and en masse support Putin and Russia. I just spoke with various people from both countries. They are also very much anti-Kiev junta, and anti-fascism in Ukraine and EU. An average person on the street understands correctly what is happening in Ukraine. Moreover, today, TV in both Greece and Italy is showing a pretty truthful account of the events in Ukraine.
The Italians are incredulous and angry that US/EU/Kiev would bomb people, blockade cities, deny pensions, and destroy infrastructure in E. Ukraine. My sister residing in Italy (who is originally from the Russian city of the ship-builders Nikolaev, located not far from Odessa – both for now a part of Ukraine), as well as my other sources, confirm that. Similar opinions are coming from the people of other countries, including Cyprus, Albania, Romania.
The people all over eastern and southern Europe know what is going on. They also hate the anti-Russian sanctions and confrontation with Russia. For now they think they can’t do anything about it. But the discontent is brewing and status quo will change!
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Breaking news: US president Obama announced that he was lifting some of the 50-year-old sanctions against Cuba, using his executive powers – only Congress can lift embargo completely. An exchange of prisoners has taken place, certain business and travel restrictions to Cuba are expected to be lifted. Obama announced that it’s time to normalize relations between the two countries. The Miami anti-Cuban lobby is up in arms.
Various analysts have been speculating why this is happening now. Some think it’s a sign of the USA’s weakness, others believe it is to tear Cuba away from Venezuela’s influence, and to impede Cuba’s relationship development with Russia and China.
As you know, I have been to Cuba years ago, when embargo was in full swing. You can find 2 interviews on the INTERVIEWS page, where I talk about some of my Cuban experiences. I also wrote about Cuba in: New Predictions! Putin Goes to Latin America: US Creates Wars – Russia Extends a Hand of Cooperation.
The US government must have read this last article of mine and felt ashamed of its behavior. No, not really…
But in all seriousness, here is why a sudden warming towards Cuba. In my view, it’s both weakness and cunning at the same time.
Why it is weakness: US is conducting an unprecedented and unheard off previously in scale attack on Russia (economic, monetary, political and proxy-military via third parties). More on that in Paul Craig Roberts interview.
Meanwhile, US also has to juggle other countries such as China, Turkey and India, which are slowly distancing themselves from the US. Venezuela is next on the list of US sanctions. Latin America is very anti-American and leaning more and more left, including even Mexico, the long-term US vassal. Russia recently had a very productive set of agreements signed with Turkey (Russian gas, building new pipeline, building a number of nuclear power stations). Putin just returned from India, also with nearly $100bln worth of trade agreements. I wrote many times this past year about massive agreements with China. More and more large economies are transitioning to bilateral trade outside of the dollar.
Power is slipping away from the US.
In this situation, Cuba is one front too many on which to fight. If US makes up with Cuba, they are hoping they can pull Cuba into their sphere of influence, or at least neutralize Cuba by seducing those poor people with flashy nothings. This is where the cunning part comes in.
Why it’s cunning: Russia, which is being surrounded by NATO/US military bases that are encroaching on Russia’s borders, is considering establishing a navy base in Cuba. China also signed a number of trade and economic agreements with this ‘imprisoned island’ as Kennedy would say (my only question is: imprisoned by whom?). Anti-US Venezuela presently is the biggest supporter and donor of the Cuban economy. The situation is dicey for the US. Cuba is located too close to US shores for comfort.
Russia and Turkey have agreed on a large number of economic and political agreements, which are bound to get them closer to each other (in perspective, SCO membership for Turkey, which also gets them closer to China). Turkey, having been slighted by the EU’s long-term refusal to admit it into the union, has been looking more and more East. Turkey has also been a reluctant participant in NATO. US has been putting enormous pressure on Turkey and president Erdogan to act in the interests of the US and NATO in the region.
For example, I have no doubt that recent color revolution attempt in Turkey (timed right before 2014 presidential elections) was US organized in order to attempt unseating, or at least to scare Erdogan. The result was the opposite – the moment Erdogan was re-elected, he started the process of getting closer to Russia. Looks like Erdogan also had no doubt who was behind the almost color revolution. It appears Turkey is looking for ways to weaken its dependence, and eventually to leave NATO. As I said on different occasions in similar situations – such exodus will only be possible when US weakens sufficiently.
The reason I talk about Turkey when I should be talking about Cuba is geopolitics, plain and simple. Look at the map. In terms of geopolitical position and value, Turkey is to Russia what Cuba is to the US.
Many of my readers know that I grew up in Odessa, USSR. Odessa is located right across from Turkey, on the Black Sea coast. Since I was a child I heard about captured NATO spies attempting to cross into Russia underwater from the Turkish side. The beautiful beaches in Odessa were dotted with border patrol watch towers. It was always expected that some kind of US/NATO threat would come from the other side of the Black Sea, which was full of NATO bases.
As some readers may remember (this was a little before my time, but I heard enough stories), in 1962 the US/NATO placed nuclear missiles in Turkey, targeting USSR, and specifically the city I was to grow up in – Odessa. Khrushchev and USSR responded by saying they were placing missiles in Cuba, which is known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. Of course, the US history books and MSM lie by twisting the events in such a way as to make it seem it was Khrushchev who initiated the missile crisis. However, every serious historian, in the US as well, will know it was the other way around.
Of course, the Cuban Missile Crisis was extinguished as soon as US removed its nuclear missiles from Turkey. Consequently, USSR cancelled the quid pro quo deployment of its missiles to Cuba. American MSM and history books will make you believe it was a great victory of the US government and an achievement due to Kennedy’s/USA’s tough stance on Russia. From that twisted propaganda point of view, the contemporary US politicians make an equally twisted conclusion that US must continue being tough on Russia. As an example, see the new anti-Russian US Congress resolution allowing Obama to tighten sanctions against Russia.
Just look at this brilliant logic! While Obama admits that sanctions didn’t work on Cuba, doing more harm than good – at the same time, miraculously, these same sanctions will somehow work on Russia!
I have a better solution for the US: 1. stop bullying the entire world; 2. lose your superiority complex, which in fact is severe inferiority complex – and conflicts you create globally will start dissipating all by themselves.
Now you know why I was talking about Turkey. Cuba and Turkey are interconnected geopolitically. In 2014, as US/NATO/EU were concentrating on the destruction of Ukraine, Putin/Russia were shoring up allies in Latin America, China, Central Asia and Turkey. Another hidden victory of Putin is Azerbaijan. Putin brokered a new truce between Armenia and Azerbaijan, averting bloodshed in the disputed Nagorny Karabakh and potential color revolution in Armenia. Azerbaijan is a big factor for Turkey’s swing towards Russia. Basically, very quietly, US just lost influence over Azerbaijani oil and gas, and at least began losing Turkey.
Now that Turkey is leaning towards Russia and China, US is attempting to rebalance the situation by tempting Cuba to join the US sphere of influence. Wouldn’t that be ironic? I personally don’t think it will go anywhere. I know Cubans; I also know Russians, Venezuelans and Chinese. I know Americans too – perhaps even better.
That said, we are entering an era of very complex, multi-move geopolitical chess matches. The small, poor and in-between countries, the ‘swing vote’ so to speak, is where a lot of geopolitical games will be concentrating. Every player will try to get them on their side. Such countries can benefit tremendously in the global repositioning of power – if they are smart.
This kind of global geopolitical situation is a sure sign of the collapse of the old US-dominated uni-polar world. US empire is weakening, albeit slowly.
My assessment: I think US started using smarter advisors compared to those they used for the Kiev coup and Ukraine. But not smart enough.
It will be great if embargo is lifted and Cuba can start breathing easier! That said, Cubans, I hope you don’t forget who you are and I hope you remember you aren’t for sale!
The new Western sanctions, including defence and oil sectors, hit Russia despite ceasefire in Ukraine, the exchange of prisoners, the Minsk meeting between Putin and Poroshenko, and Putin’s peace plan for Ukraine that is being implemented, albeit with a limited success. Putin called the new sanctions “odd.” Odd indeed, as EU still insists Russia must change its policies in Ukraine, as if all the above never happened. At this point it is clear that nothing short of Russia becoming a slave to the West, or happily self-destructing to please the maniacal NWO Western “leaders,” will stop the sanctions.
Many are scratching their heads why these non-sensical sanctions are being implemented now. Instead of encouraging the peace process in Ukraine, they are bound to discourage it. It is also being pointed out that the Kiev regime is using the ceasefire in order to regroup, build-up defenses in strategic points, and to bring fresh troops in order to restart the offensive against Donetsk and Lugansk this fall. Meanwhile, NATO is conducting joint NATO-Kiev exercises in western (pro-ukronazi) Ukraine. These have already been dubbed a “provocation.” However, I think the reason is deeper: these exercises are done to camouflage the transfer to Kiev of the Western military technology, munitions, specialists and money. The Kiev junta has been charged to continue conducting the civil war, devastating its territory and population. It would have been possible to stop this madness if Kiev offered broad autonomy to Donbass back in the spring, but the prevailing fascist/western-dependent element in the Kiev government wouldn’t do it as they obviously don’t have their citizens’ best interests at heart.
The result is this: Ukraine’s economy is destroyed, and will be destroyed even more; grivna is losing value every day. Citizens don’t have electricity, hot water, experience severe gas shortages; come winter, they will be freezing in their apartments. Poverty and lack of resources is visible clearly in villages and smaller cities all over Ukraine. By the end of fall, these will be visible in the largest cities. By the end of winter serious poverty will strike Kiev. I previously predicted another maidan by next spring. In fact, big and small maidan after maidan will be occurring for a while. The territory once called Ukraine will be experiencing shocks and tremors until it comes into balance. This balance cannot be achieved through this corrupt to the core government and while the country is a de-facto US occupied territory.
Billions upon billions invested into the destabilization of Ukraine by the US are paying off in the most gruesome fashion. This is yet another country added to the long list of victims in the US fight for global hegemony. But all this is done on borrowed time, not to mention, on borrowed money.
The reason for anti-Russian sanctions isn’t Ukraine, or Novorossia (Donetsk – DNR, Lugansk – LNR). The West could care less about them. In fact, they would LOVE to destroy Ukraine as much as they possibly can because they know that they won’t be able to hold on to it forever. The grand plan is to leave the territory known now as Ukraine in ruins, so the future generations of Ukrainians and Russians would take a long time and lots of resources to put it back together, and to make it work again. Meanwhile, why not use Ukraine as their cannon fodder, as they had done to so many others before. The worst thing is that Ukrainians are happily assisting their Western puppet masters, walking blindly into the trap they can’t see because of their ignorance, misguided hatred and short-sightedness.
The global West is the excessively yang – in other words, aggressive, male, extroverted, loud, superficial, materialistic, expansive, initiating, go-getter, ego-driven, individualistic – culture, as opposed to the global East and South, which have been traditionally yin – introverted, deep, female, submissive, nurturing, quiet, spiritual, collective, selfless – cultures. There are degrees of yin-ness and yang-ness, and these may change in time and space.
Russia is the Great Balancer of our planet. It is the only global yin-yang (in other words fully balanced, comprised of both yin and yang sides) culture. It is on the shoulders of Russia that the balance of our planet rests fully. This is why Russia has such wide and spread-out territory. The territory of Russia used to be much, much larger if we look very deep into history. I am talking 1000 years and more. However, the true history of that time was suppressed and deleted, and a false history was created; this happened at the time when the yang global West started rising. Such large territory has always been necessary for Russia to keep the world in balance. I write about it in Predictions, and I’ll write more on this topic going forward.
When Russia was weakened tremendously after the collapse of the USSR in 1991, the world, as it happened so many times before, tilted into a gross imbalance. In fact, 199os were the culmination of the yang imbalance that started about 1000 years ago, and kicked into high gear 300 years ago. That said, the sheer explosion of the yang imbalance occurred in the past 30-40 years. The yang West and excessively yang USA in particular, were allowed to accumulate too much power. Historically, it has been the specialty of the global West to expand, invade, destroy, steal, pillage and kill. No one in history has ever done destruction and invading on such grand scale, so systematically and so…SUCCESSFULLY.
Examples are: the looting and destruction brought by the Crusades (incidentally, this is what started the rise and riches of Western Europe; before that, Europe was a hell hole); the looting and genocide of the indigenous population of the Americas (American Indians) – by Spain/Portugal/England/France, and later, by the most democratic country in the world, USA (more ill-gotten riches); India’s brutal occupation by England (India’s and other countries’ looted riches created the “mighty Anglo-Saxon empire”); Europe’s slavery and colonialism in Africa; Western Europeans started both WWI and WWII. USA’s infamous wars and other “good deeds:” slavery and racial inequality that existed in the US legally till late 1800s and de-facto till 1960s, Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam, Korea, nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Serbia and Libya bombings, attempts to invade Iran and Syria, crippling Cuba embargo, countless bloody CIA coups executed globally, bloody regime changes engineered all over the world by US/UK… And so many more examples.
Let’s not forget the presently existing system of Western neocolonialism, in other words, the sucking of the life and wealth from the rest of the world through the worthless dollar dominance. This is a more subtle and invasive aggression, which the victims often don’t see. This global slavery system is ensured and strictly guarded by the American guns, and its life span needs to be prolonged at all cost to postpone the unavoidable implosion of the US economy based on unsustainable debt, and by extension, of the UK/EU economy as we know it.
Anti-Russian sanctions aren’t about Ukraine. Oh no, the reasons are so much bigger and all-encompassing.
Here are the real reasons for these sanctions:
1. The power is slipping away from the US and NWO. It is moving to the East. Russia is the singular arch-rival they always had, the only one capable of uniting the yin, non-aggressive, East and Global South against the cabal. The West/NWO want to stop, or at least slow down, Russia.
2. The West sees that despite the engineered 1991 demise of the USSR; despite the wholesale sabotage of the Russian economy and Soros/NGO/fifth column infiltration; despite the 300 years+ (yes, it’s been this long) of the blatant anti-Russian propaganda by the West, Russia has yet again recovered and is making new heights and new friends. This is yet another desperate attempt to sabotage Russia, making black seem white and vice versa.
3. The anti-Russian propaganda stopped working. I showed it in my previous piece: Why US/EU/NWO Can Never Defeat Russia.
4. Russia is getting stronger; Russia’s policies of peace and cooperation around the world are accumulating allies. Despite the West’s attempts to isolate Russia, more and more people see that the ‘king’ is naked:
a. Last week’s SCO Summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, saw several new breakthroughs. A new strategic triangle is forming: Russia – Mongolia – China due to the world’s largest pipeline from Russia to China. Read more in Predictions Coming True! Russia Pivots to Asia: Putin goes to Mongolia and Opens Power of Siberia Pipeline to China. SCO is growing – the new members to be accepted soon: India, Iran and Pakistan. Many more are knocking on SCO’s door, including Afghanistan, Turkey, Egypt. Russia returns to Central Asia – Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan.
b. Russian cooperation and trade with Latin America is growing by leaps and bounds, following Putin’s week-long Latin American visit. Read: New Predictions! Putin Goes to Latin America: US Creates Wars – Russia Extends a Hand of Cooperation.
c. Russia – China gas mega-deals and transitioning to trade in national currencies. Watch: Russia’s #GMO Ban & Russia-China Holy Grail Gas Deal and Predictions: Russian Gas and Russia-China Deals.
d. Russia and China pushed through the BRICS Bank formation to counter IMF.
e. Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan announced the official formation of the Eurasian Union (EAU), with new members to be accepted soon. Read/watch: Global Consequences: Russia Announces Eurasian Union and New Currency Altyn
f. Many small countries and break-away regions are knocking on Russia’s door and the doors of the EAU. More in Why US/EU/NWO Can Never Defeat Russia. Also: LRL3: Sold-out EU Politicians vs TRUTH, and LadaRayLive 2. Explosion Coming! Moldova/Transnistria – Eurasian Union vs EU.
g. Russia successfully countered West’s previous sanctions with own food/agriculture sanctions. The queue of the alternative suppliers to the Russian market is growing. Russia can pick and choose who to buy from. Read: Predictions: Russia Hits West With Return Sanctions and Russia’s Sanctions: Who Wins, Who Loses?
All this makes the West only angrier, and therefore, more dangerous. The control is slipping away and nothing is really working the way it used to. The world is changing, and the leader of this change – its litmus test – is Russia. This is why they want to damage Russia as much as possible. Trouble is, the energy used to move in favor of the West; now the energy is moving towards Russia and the East, and away from the West.
In the past 5-6 months, I have made a number of predictions about the West’s sanctions. I said that any sanctions against Russia long-term will be beneficial for Russia and will prove to be a disaster for the West. I said that sanctions will consolidate the Russian society; that Russia needs the kick in the rear in order to start reforms of the Western-infested government, legal, financial, trade, business, education and social spheres. I also said that Russia would be pivoting more and more to the East (and the Global South).
My predictions are coming true every day!
From FT Admin: We are systematizing various predictions by Lada Ray on the new PREDICTIONS page at LadaRay.info site. All Lada’s predictions will be eventually presented in a convenient chronological form. Stay tuned for this, and many other new and exciting things to come! For now, read Lada’s Predictions on this blog.
Lada Ray Interview About Ukraine and Russia With Plane Truth:
The Road to Moscow Goes Through Kiev
Listen to my interview with the Time Monk Radio‘s show, The Plane Truth. It includes the analysis of the events in Ukraine; Russia, US and EU’s roles and aims; Ukraine and Russia’s history and how Ukraine became the artificial entity that it is today. Around 40:00 we talk about striking geopolitical similarities between Georgia war/Beijing Olympics and Ukraine coup/Sochi Olympics. later in the show we discuss the long-ranging predictions for Ukraine, Russia, US, EU, and more!
On Friday, March 7, 2014 I will be on the Time Monk Radio’s show PLANE TRUTH. We will be talking in detail about the situation in Ukraine, Russia’s role, USA/EU, geopolitics and my predictions.
The interview is here: The Road to Moscow Goes Through Kiev
Latest news: #G7 countries have announced a suspension of preparations for the #G8 meeting that was supposed to be held in #Sochi in June. #USA and #EU also announced they would be imposing sanctions on #Russia for “invading” their own naval base in #Crimea, protecting Russia’s own fleet and millions of Russians that were openly threatened by the #nazis taking over #Kiev.
Those who came here late, may read my prior posts with thorough analysis and video proofs of what is really happening in Ukraine. Particularly Part 4: Nazi coup succeeds. At the bottom of this post also find a link to: Dr. Paul Craig Roberts’ analysis of the Western media double standards and lies regarding Crimea and Ukraine. Also there is a link to the new leaked conversation between EU Foreign Minister and Estonian Foreign minister in which it is revealed that the snipers EU tries to pin on Yanukovich that shot demonstrators and police in Kiev were hired by the opposition.
The above news and their implications I want to discuss in this piece. However, before we start, I want to point out one of many obvious insanities of the US and EU, which will eventually result in a big problem for both. Note: in the Western news this was not reported at all, or it was twisted to appear that black was white and vice versa. Read the rest of this entry