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Military Briefing up to September 21, 2014

Translation by Nataly / Editing by @GBabeuf Original article here: Anti-Maydan From the Militia: The Zhdanovka Cauldron is no more. It seems that, having received a “corridor” from the NAF, the remains of the garrison headed towards Debaltsevo. Uglegorsk is reported to be also occupied by the NAF. The source from Svetlodarsk says that the … Continue reading

Profits Before Glory

Preamble: “‘Rien pour la gloire! Glory brings no profit! Peace everywhere and always! War depresses the quotations of the three and four per cents!’ the France of the Bourse jobbers had inscribed on her banner.” -Karl Marx, The Class Struggles in France Translations by Gleb Bazov / Editing by @GBabeuf Putin’s Cunning Plan Original article … Continue reading

Military and Political Analysis of the Donbass Ceasefire Lines

What Could Happen From Here September 22nd, 2014 Author: Jeb Stuart Editor: Linda Sakadd The purpose of this analysis is to consider the present situation in Donbass between the opposing forces and what might take place from here. This evaluation is primarily based on the September 15th map of hostilities and may, therefore, be somewhat … Continue reading

On the eve of the decisive battle for Donbass.

Original article by Denis Seleznev Translation: Daniel Mihailovich Editors: S. Naylor and O.C. What will the final offensive of the junta look like? The situation in Donbass is in limbo. On one hand, the signed truce has halted large-scale military operations; on the other, exchange of fire did not stop for a single day. There have … Continue reading

The Battles for the Donetsk Airport – September 25-26, 2014

00:56 – September 26, 2014 – El Murid LiveJournal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov In the last hour information is coming in from Donetsk. In the area of the airport, there are artillery strikes and intense shooting. It is not exactly clear whether this has to do with the latest (the second in the past twenty … Continue reading

The Russia They Lost

Original article by Dmitry Sokolov-Mitrich: http://www.pravoslavie.ru/jurnal/73443.htm September 8, 2014 Translated by: Daniil Mihailovich Edited by: S. Naylor We loved America. I remember, we did. When we were teens, growing up in the early 90s; most of my friends the same age did not even question their attitude toward Western civilization. It was great, how could … Continue reading

Memorandum of the Trilateral Contact Group – Minsk, Sept 19, 2014

CORRECTED (Entirely inadvertently, an error was made in the translation of the document below. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused) Memorandum of September 19, 2014 outlining the parameters for the implementation of commitments of the Minsk Protocol of September 5, 2014 (1) Minsk Memorandum, September 19, 2014 (Original) – (2) Link to OSCE Document Repository MEMORANDUM with respect … Continue reading

September 1, 2014: Surrendering National Guard soldiers fired on by Right Sector Punitive Forces

Editing by S. Naylor & @GBabeuf Twenty soldiers and three officers of the Ukrainian Army came under fire from punitive battalion troops near Starobeshevo. According to the commander of the DPR Militia platoon (call sign ‘Pastor’), what happened near Starobeshevo was that the forces of the Right Sector attempted to prevent members of the Ukrainian … Continue reading

The Arithmetics of Diplomatic Theatre

Original Opinion – written by Gleb Bazov Caveat: the views expressed herein do not necessarily match those of Slavyangrad.ORG It is impossible to prove or disprove the existence of the divine plan. Russia’s cunning plan in Ukraine belongs to the same category. In analyzing the statements made by Sergei Lavrov in his interview with Russia Beyond … Continue reading

The First POW Exchange in the Dead of Night—Video Report

Information taken from: Комсомольская Правда Translation by O.C.  Video Report: Exchange of 37 Militiamen with 37 Ukrainian POWs  Film by Alexandr Kots and Dmitry Steshin (“Komsomolskaya Pravda”) Subtitles by Marcel Sardo and O.C. Alexander Kots and Dmitry Steshin—the special correspondents of “Komsomolskaya Pravda”—tell about the first captives exchange in the format of “37 for 37”, that took place “in … Continue reading

The Situation in Donbass as of September 2, 2014

Original: Colonel Cassad LiveJournal Translated by Daniil Mihailovich / Edited by @GBabeuf / Preamble: GB Preamble: In the midst of a failing ceasefire, punctuated by regular breaches on the part of the Ukrainian Army and Kiev’s punitive battalions, it is important to reflect on the military situation in Novorossiya on the eve of the implementation of … Continue reading

The New Ukrainian Sanctions Act

Original article: http://varjag-2007.livejournal.com/6710678.html Translated by Nataly Edited by S. Naylor The Junta abrogates even the appearance of justice… Today Poroshenko signed the Act on sanctions. What a glorious law! Now Ukraine does not need courts. All decisions will be made by the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine and will be approved by the … Continue reading

The Nuclear Answer to Chamberlain

Original Article: http://el-murid.livejournal.com/1997411.html Translated by: Gleb Bazov Edited by S. Naylor The Ukrainian Minister of Defence, Geletei, has announced that Ukraine will choose to drop its nuclear-free status and arm its army with nuclear weapons in the event that “the world does not help [the country].” In Russia this announcement prompted a not-so-polite proposal that … Continue reading

Ukraine’s Punitive Battalions

Original: http://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/1767943.html Sept 5th, 2014 Translated by Daniel Mihailovich Edited by S. Naylor An industrious comrade began to collect statistics on the assorted punitive and territorial battalions of the Junta, where the structure is very confusing. Below is only a skeleton for a large database of the whole punitive organization, but eventually, the blanks in … Continue reading

A “Voentorg” in the Donbass Cauldrons

Original article, “A ‘Voentorg‘ in the Donbass Cauldrons”: http://msk.kp.ru/daily/26278/3155862/ Authors: Alekdsandr Kots & Dmitriy Steshin Translated by Maria Razdiak / Edited by @GBabeuf Photo credits: Aleksandr Kots & Dmitriy Steshin Special correspondents Alexander Kots and Dmitry Steshin drove through the villages and the territories liberated from the National Guard and the Ukrainian Army, alongside the … Continue reading

Does the Kiev Government have a plan?

Original article: http://liva.com.ua/kiev-plan.html Author: Sergiy Kirichuk Translated from Russian by Ivan Skoblin Edited by S. Naylor Editor’s: note: Sergei Kirichuk is a leading member of the Ukrainian socialist movement “Borotba” (Struggle) For many years he fought against the oligarchic regime of Viktor Yanukovych. But today Kirichuk and his comrades are organizing resistance to the new … Continue reading

The New Round of Sanctions—The Pre-War Period

Original: El Murid (Anatoliy Nesmeyan) LiveJournal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov The latest round of sanctions imposed by the European Union has essentially put an end to any discussion about the possibility of an agreement with the West. Notwithstanding all the concessions and betrayal. The very fact that Russia faltered in Ukraine and did … Continue reading

We Will Not Allow for Russia to be Ripped Asunder and Ruined

Address by Igor Ivanovich Strelkov, September 11, 2014 Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov (Subheadings by the Translator) Edited by S. Naylor It has been a month since the moment when I had to resign from my position as the Donetsk Peoples’ Republic (“DPR”) Minister of Defence and the Commander-in-Chief of the Militia. I will … Continue reading

Novorossiya’s Leaders—Strelkov Briefing and Mozgovoi Manifesto

The Strelkov Briefing, September 11, 2014 Translated and Subtitled by the Kazzura Channel The Mozgovoi Manifesto, September 8, 2014 Translated and Subtitled by Daniil Mihailovich

Vladimir Suchan: the Minsk Sabotage & the Mozgovoi Manifesto

The Minsk “Ceasefire” Protocol and Russian Diplomacy’s Masterful “Sabotage” If Flaubert achieved for me his acme with three or four simple words “She pretended to think,” Saker reached his peak with this marvellous description of the politically and diplomatically atrocious “Minsk ceasefire protocol“: “Knowing the degree to which Russian diplomats are normally maniacally fastidious and … Continue reading

The Twelve Clauses of Betrayal

Original: Mikhail Belyayev LiveJournal Translation Gleb Bazov / Edited by @GBabeuf Have you ever wondered how complete and unconditional betrayal looks? How a knife looks when it is stuck by a steady hand right between the shoulder blades during a friendly embrace? How poison looks when it is mixed into a glass of water given … Continue reading

Statistics tell the tale: Irreplaceable losses for the Ukrainian economy

Author: Olga SHELKOVA | 27.08.2014 Translated from Russian, by Maria Razdiak Edited by Ken Griffith and S. Naylor Original article: http://odnarodyna.com.ua/node/24311  [Olga Shelkova is an independent economic journalist, primarily analysing, the events of the CIS (The Commonwealth of Independent States).] The published results by the Goskomstat (Federal Bureau of Statistics) of changes to the Ukrainian economy during the first … Continue reading

Protocol of the Trilateral Contact Group—Minsk, September 5, 2014

(1) Protocol of the Trilateral Contact Group – Minsk, September 5, 2014 (Original) – (2) Link to OSCE Document Repository PROTOCOL on the results of consultations of the Trilateral Contact Group with respect to the joint steps aimed at the implementation of the Peace Plan of the President of Ukraine, P. Poroshenko, and the initiatives of the President of Russia, V. … Continue reading

Kiev—Going on the Defensive…

[Translator’s note: The new mayor of Kiev, Vitaly Klichko, is a lot better boxer than public speaker. His latest gaffe was saying, roughly, the following: “The residents of Kiev should get ready for timber (coffins)” instead of “get ready for winter”, when talking about lack of gas for winter heating.] Translator: Daniil Mihailovich Editor: S. … Continue reading

Alexey Mozgovoi: I Will Continue to the End!

Alexey Mozgovoi, September 4, 2014: Against the Oligarchs and False Politicians. For the People. Novorossiya shall be! Oligarchs out! Power to the real, common people! This is our [first] chance in many decades to build an equitable, human and humane society. WITH RESPECT TO STRELKOV HAVING BEEN BETRAYED AND BETRAYAL IN GENERAL. There are so many who did not … Continue reading

What Does Russia Want?

Original article: RussEurope—Que veut la Russie? Translated & Edited by @GBabeuf Photo Credit: RussEurope & A. Chalguine An important round-table discussion was held yesterday evening (Monday, September 1st), in Paris, under the auspices of the Franco-Russian Dialogue Association, to attempt to assess the political solutions to the Ukrainian crisis, and to exit from the spiral of … Continue reading

Interview with Alexey Mozgovoy, Commander of the “Ghost” Brigade, 29/08/14

Translated by Maria Razdiak Edited by S. Naylor Original Article here. Traveling around Moscow, Alexey Mozgovoy has painted over the Ukrainian flag on the number plates of his car with the flag of the People’s Republic of Lugansk (LPR). The traffic police constantly pulled the strange car over and, with obvious surprise, studied the man clad … Continue reading

Surrendered Ukrainian soldier: “Lyuba, don’t worry, I’m in captivity”

Original here: http://www.kp.ru/daily/26275/3153420/ Translator: Daniel Mihailovitch / Edited by @GBabeuf “I have two small children!” A woman slaps a Ukrainian Army prisoner on the cheek. “They almost lost their voices!” “Knock it of!” A militiaman growls, and the woman moves away from the ranks. A dozen local residents went out into the street in Snezhnoe … Continue reading

When Anti-Maidan was destroyed I fled from Kiev…

Translated from German by Joerg Braun Edited by S. Naylor Original article: here. [Preamble: The third part of the interview series by Ilja Degtjarov features a young woman associated with the Anti-Maidan movement. She gives us a glimpse “behind the scenes” into that what was never addressed by Western mass media, much less reported. In addition to … Continue reading

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