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Gleb Bazov

Gleb Bazov has written 192 posts for SLAVYANGRAD.org

The Face of Evil

Syria dominates the news media at the moment. There is good reason for it. The world is aghast at the hideous brutality unleashed by the savage inhumanity of that war. But it also gives a lot of Westerners ensconced in their comfortable cocoons of security and plenty an excuse to point at the senseless acts … Continue reading

The smell of war is in the air…

Original: Publizist.ru / Nikolai Yurenev Translated by Gleb Bazov / Edited by @GBabeuf The putrid smell of war draws near. It is still difficult to make out, and for many—altogether impossible, but war is coming for us. As for me, I have not been able to shake off the feeling that the Third World War has already begun. For … Continue reading

Whitewashing Bandera for a US Audience

Original article: Washington’s Blog Author: George Eliason / Edited by @GBabeuf In an article published at the New Atlanticist, Political Science Professor Alexander Motyl of Rutgers University wrote the strongest justification a Ukrainian nationalist scholar can mount in defence of the Ukraine’s love affair with the nationalism of Stepan Bandera. Bandera—a mass murderer, torturer, and assassinated former leader of Ukraine’s … Continue reading

Lvov activistis are demanding autonomy for Galicia

Original: Boris Rozhin / Colonel Cassad LiveJournal Translated from Russian by @ThreeTimesNine / Edited by Moti Nissani Original: Cassad.net Pravyi Sektor tried to intervene, but despite the protests of the Pravyi Sektor Lviv chapter, about three hundred activists from various social organizations came out today with demands for real autonomy for the Lviv region. The rally … Continue reading

General Alexander Kolomiets—Defection to the Militia

Original: Vzglyad.ru (by Yevgeny Krutikov) / Взгляд: Деловая Газета Translated by Pavel Grebenkov The defection to the militia of the former member of the Ukrainian General Staff, Major-General Alexander Kolomiets is an extraordinary and advantageous event from the propagandistic point of view. However, a number of points expressed by him at a press conference in Donetsk are … Continue reading

Igor Strelkov’s Interview with Kolokol Rossii

Original: Novoros News Translated by Linda Kadd / Edited by Tiago de Carvalho Igor Ivanovich presented his vision about how to solve the problem of Transnistria, Novorossiya and Ukraine, his attitude towards the Kremlin camarilla and towards Putin personally, as well as Putin’s role in the history of Russia. Kolokol Rossii (KR): Igor Ivanovich, first of … Continue reading

The Shootout in Mukachevo

Original: Anatoly Nesmiyan / El Murid Photo Credits: AFP Photo / Alexander Zobin Translated by Gleb Bazov / Edited by Gracchus Babeuf The shooting incident in Mukachevo, perpetrated by the Praviy Sektor, will, naturally, be used to try to bring the faction—sponsored by the CIA and operating outside of government control—under tighter supervision. All the top officials have … Continue reading

Turf War in Mukachevo

Original: Boris Rozhin / Colonel Cassad Translated by Gleb Bazov / Edited by Gracchus Babeuf In Mukachevo, the local Praviy Sektor militants started a veritable war.

“The Minefield” of Vyacheslav Vysotsky

Preamble: Because the articles below are controversial in nature, exposing as they do a certain inadequacy in the treatment, by Russia, of a former volunteer of the Novorossiya Armed Forces, it seems fitting to provide a preamble that corrects at least some of the misperceptions about how a refugee asylum system is meant to work. The Russian Federal Migration … Continue reading

The protest in Yerevan was dispersed on June 23, 2015

Preamble: This article continues Boris Rozhin’s analysis of the protests in Yerevan, and his initial thoughts on the subject can be found here. As the situation continues to develop rapidly, some of the conclusions may appear out of date, but are nevertheless valuable considerations to keep in mind as we observe the continuation of the protest actions … Continue reading

Protests in Armenia on June 22, 2015

Preamble: Boris Rozhin followed this analysis with another article, which explores further developments in Yerevan after the initial protest action, which erupted on June 22, 2015, was dispersed. That note will be published shortly. We suggest that the analysis below be read in conjunction with Anatoly Nesmiyan’s assessment, which was published on Slavyangrad.org earlier. Original: Colonel Cassad / Boris … Continue reading

ElectricYerevan—a colour revolution or a social protest?

Original: El Murid/Anatoly Nesmiyan Translated by Gleb Bazov / Edited by Gracchus Babeuf The events taking place in Armenia are already being called a Maidan, by analogy with the coup in Kiev. In reality, of course, it is too early to say this. Maidan is one of the variants of a colour revolution, or, in … Continue reading

Interview with French Volunteers

Original video published by Pravda DNR Transcript translated by Linda Kadd / Edited by Gleb Bazov Photo credits: Transterra Media Preamble: Journalists from Pravda DNR conducted this interview with French volunteers Erwan Castel and Tonio de Pedro. This is the complete unedited transcript of the interview. EC: Good morning! I am Erwan Castel. I am a French volunteer in Novorossiya. TP: … Continue reading

“Run from here! Run while you are still alive!”

Original article and photo credits (first and last two): Expert Online / Translation originally published: Tatzhit Liveleak Channel Translated from Russian by Tatzhit Mihailovich / Edited by Tiago de Carvalho and Gleb Bazov Preamble: By way of a short foreword, we would like to explain that this interview is very important to us. On the one hand, it marks our … Continue reading

Briefings of the Soviet Informburo, 1942

Original: Colonel Cassad Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Preamble: This acerbic parody draws inspiration from the statements of various public figures in both Russia and Novorossiya, many of them self-styled advocates of the Kremlin’s point of view and proponents of Minsk negotiations and the various painfully ridiculous geopolitical stratagems that have been collectively designated as the … Continue reading

Ukraine: what remains of Minsk?

Original: RussEurope / Jacques Sapir Translated by @GBabeuf / Edited by Gleb Bazov Ukraine: what remains of Minsk? The situation in Ukraine and in insurgent areas of the Donbass is steadily deteriorating. This is proved by the clashes of the last few days, which, though limited, have certainly been the most violent since January 2015. … Continue reading

Military Analysis: Ukraine Poised to Attack the Donbass

Preamble: The following analysis was provided to us by an individual with intimate understanding of the conflict, whose insight is derived from detailed data of troop movements collected in May 2015. In view of the sharp escalation of the conflict in the Donbass on June 2-4, 2015, we are now publishing this information, unabridged. Our hope is that … Continue reading

While Revolutionaries As Individuals Can Be Murdered, You Cannot Kill Ideas.

It is war that is the greatest injustice. We are not fighting the ones responsible. Those who finance, who stir it up, who through the media set one people against another—it is them whom we must fight. — Aleksey Borisovich Mozgovoy By Boris Rozhin / Colonel Cassad Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov / Edited by … Continue reading

Aleksey Borisovich Mozgovoy — “It is a gift to die in May…”

It is a gift to die in May… Aleksey Borisovich Mozgovoy 22.05.2013 It is a gift to die in May— An easy task to dig a grave, And nightingales will sing their song Inimitably, like their last.In May, the thunder of storms supplants A funerals’ dismal songs and sounds, And rain that comes instead of … Continue reading

Donetsk Under Massive Ukrainian Shelling May 18-19, 2015

Original: Etoonda / Вежливый Стример Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov With the coming of the evening, the situation in Donetsk sharply escalated. Information from the residents of Donetsk indicates that, as of 20:30, the Ukrainian Armed Forces (“UAF”) was shelling the area of the Donetsk Airport from their positions in Peski (shells were landing in … Continue reading

RT Showcases Slavyangrad on The Truthseeker, July 13, 2014

Preamble: This post was originally published on July 13, 2014. At the time, the pro-Euromaidan movement forced RT to remove this Truthseeker episode from Youtube. RT acquiesced, perhaps because some of the claims appeared outlandish at the time. One year into the conflict, the actions of Ukrainian military and the wealth of evidence documenting its atrocities have proven … Continue reading

Interview with Igor Strelkov: War as a Litmus Test

Original: Eurasian News Fairway Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov / Edited by Tiago de Carvalho and @GBabeuf According to Igor Strelkov, there is no doubt that Ukraine intends to go to war with Russia. A correspondent of the Eurasian News Fairway interviewed Igor Ivanovich Strelkov (Igor Vsevolodovich Girkin—military leader of the Donetsk People’s Republic … Continue reading

Canada’s Ukrainian Obsession

Canadian Defence Minister, Jason Kenney, announcing that Canadian troops will be sent to Ukraine. / by Adrian Wyld, The Canadian Press Preamble: On the heels of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s fiasco in attempting to silence the music of a brilliant pianist Valentina Lisitsa for her outspoken position on the war in Ukraine, Lysiane Gagnon, a renowned Canadian journalist and … Continue reading

Crimea. The Way Back Home. / Subtitled in English by V.P.E.

Preamble: We extend our enormous gratitude to the team at Vox Populi Evo (“V.P.E.”) that produced this excellent translation of the documentary. It is a testament to their spirit and dedication that they were able to prepare and publish this production faster than the official version. We are proud to call them our partners. Please visit … Continue reading

Крым. Путь на Pодину. / Crimea. The Road Home.

Фильм Андрея Кондрашова (Сергей Краус) (15.03.2015, Документальный) Film by Andrey Kondrashov (Sergey Kraus) (15.03.2015, Documentary)  NOTE: English-Language Subtitles Not Yet Available; You Can Download the Film Via Options Below

Minsk Agreement 2.0 – February 12, 2015

Translated by Gleb Bazov / Edited by @GBabeuf Source: News.Kremlin.Ru Statement of the President of Russia (in Russian):  News.Kremlin.Ru A Set of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements Immediate and comprehensive ceasefire in certain areas of the Donetsk and the Lugansk regions of Ukraine and its strict implementation commencing at 00 h. 00 min. (Kiev), on … 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

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

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 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

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