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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

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

What does Putin want?

Original: Чего хочет Путин? Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf It is gratifying that Putin was not instantly blamed by “patriots” for a full-scale defeat of Ukrainian troops in the Donbass, which did not happen in January-February, and for the Moscow consultations with Merkel and Hollande. However, that would negate neither their desire … Continue reading

Front-line diary of a peaceful linguist

Original: Komsomolskaya Pravda Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf Photo credits: Aleksandr Kots & Dmitriy Steshin Electronic notes of Elena Lavrova, a resident of besieged Gorlovka, which in their tone are remarkably similar to diaries from the Siege of Leningrad. August 2014: «…Every evening, a group of believers walks around the perimeter of … Continue reading

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

Mariupol, the war and the propaganda war

On January 8, Ukrainian Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, met Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Ukraine. In their joint press conference, Chancellor Merkel praised the austerity-inspired budget the Ukrainian Rada had recently approved, and urged the IMF to unblock the next tranche of financial aid to Kiev. When speaking about the conflict in eastern … Continue reading

The Negotiations in Moscow

Original: Colonel Cassad Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf Talks in Moscow between Putin, Hollande and Merkel continue. By evening some details and background of these negotiations became public; some evaluate them as a final attempt to avoid further escalation in Ukraine. As gazeta.ru has stated, the Americans have no relation to Merkel’s … Continue reading

Kerry’s Proposal

Original: El Murid Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf John Kerry, at a joint press conference with Yatsenyuk, has said that the United States is considering the question of supplying “defensive” arms to Ukraine. By this, the United States has traditionally meant arms used to counter tanks, armoured vehicles and aircraft—a weapon they … Continue reading

Video interview with Igor Strelkov—22 January, 2015

Igor Strelkov: Assessment of Military Situation English translation & Subtitles by Alya Bailey / Edited by Alan Bailey Transcript by Marcel Sardo & O.C. Transcript Igor Strelkov: From Makeevka, to bare this part of the front and in case of an unexpected attack to put the militia into an extremely tight situation. So the frontline had … Continue reading

Bloody Epiphany

Original article: El Murid Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf The beginning of a new phase in the war has become a fact in the Donbass. Nobody can talk about any violation of the ceasefire regime–the ceasefire has been simply dismissed. Ukrainian propaganda speaks of retaliation by the punitive forces who have been … Continue reading

Foreign Subscibers: Abandoning South Stream Pipeline by Russia Is Brilliant Move

Cancellation of the South Stream Project at the end of 2014 initiated an active discussion among readers of the foreign press. Some of them are sure that the decision to close the project can be considered as a sign of Russia’s business foresight. Moscow, December 2—RIA Novosti. Readers of foreign publications started a discussion about … Continue reading

Eyewitness: Murder, Robbery and Rape in Mariupol

Preamble: The first video below documents a telephone conversation between the editor of ANNA News, an independent news agency, and a resident of Mariupol, a port city in the south of Ukraine, which is currently occupied and terrorised by fascist National Guards. It documents heinous crimes being perpetrated against the civilian population, especially against women … Continue reading

Andrey Stenin: I was trying to smile more…

“I was trying to smile more because of being frenzied by fear.” Source article by TV-Zvezda.ru Translated from Russian by Vera Van Horn / Edited by O.C. and @Gbabeuf Headpicture by Lena Danya (Art & Photo) A special correspondence of KP, Alexander Kots, published excerpts from a diary of the deceased frontline photojournalist of the INA “Russia Today.” His … 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

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

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

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

Ukraine: Putting Politics back in the Driving Seat

Original: RussEurope – Ukraine : mettre la politique au poste de commande Translated by @GBabeuf / Edited by Jacques Sapir August 29th, 2014 @ 12:40—Jacques Sapir It is now high time that Politics resumes its rights in the Ukrainian crisis. However, this requires in the first instance, that a cease-fire should be speedily arranged between the governments … Continue reading

Ukrainian Association with EU and the Mutiny of the Euro-Integrators. 15/03/14

Translated by Maria Razdiak Edited by Paul Shalley & S. Naylor     “The aim, of the unfolding events, – is an internal Slavic war, the final solution to the Russian question.” The events in Ukraine and around the Crimea – “dust” from a long-running project – are part of a plan to eliminate Russia … Continue reading

“Ukraine – a rehearsal for the union of liberals and neo-Nazis in Europe.” 28/05/14

Translated by Maria Razdiak Edited by S. Naylor Fursov A. I. is a political historian, sociologist, and Head of Department at Moscow State University (MGU) The Anglo-Saxons continue to support Ukraine, hoping to grow out of her neo-Nazi state, the new Third Reich. They also let in Russia, as Hitler incited them against the Soviet Union … Continue reading

Goodbye Moscow, Hello Moscow – March 1, 2006

Original in  Spanish March 1, 2006 Author: Carlos Ramírez Powell Edited by S. Naylor Since the end of WW II European dependence on soviet energy supplies has been a fact of life that everybody tries to forget nowadays. With the exception of Romania, the countries behind the “Iron Curtain” received unlimited amounts of fossil fuels … Continue reading

URGENT STATEMENT of the Russian MFA, August 15, 2014

Original: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Edited by S. Naylor Statement of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Connection with the Attempts to Derail the Delivery of Humanitarian Aid to Those Suffering from Hostilities in the Southeastern Region of Ukraine 1919-15-08-2014 The attempts to create … Continue reading

El Murid: To the Militia, Eventual Victory is a Statement of Fact

Original: El Murid LiveJournal (Anatoliy Nesmeyanov) Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov / Edited by @ApathyKills & @GBabeuf My status in Donetsk was wholly undefined. Igor Ivanovich allowed me to be present virtually everywhere (except for those places that were strictly out-of-bounds, and about which I anyway had no knowledge). Just in case, I was … Continue reading

President Vladimir Putin Speaks: US Sanctions and Ukraine, July 2014

Translated from Russian by Salah Hasan Subtitles by Marcel Sardo Video: A July 2014 Speech by President Vladimir Putin Regarding US Sanctions and Ukraine

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