Nikolai Starikov: Thoughts on Central Bank, Money and the Sovereignty of Russia

We decided to add subtitles to a fragment of an interview which Nikolai Starikov gave to a liberal journalist in Novosibirsk on June 18, 2015. Other parts of the interview deal with the problem of liberal opposition, fifth column and ways of defending the Russian state from destruction by the Western alliance. This part deals mostly with the issuance of money and the importance of  the sovereignty of state.

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“ENEMY FOR SALE” – an excellent Russian reportage about the politics and history of Russo-Polish relations

“Relations between Russia and Poland have a very complicated history. At the same time, enemies Russia always tried to use the Poles as anti-Russian shock troops.
But there was a period in our common history which showed the clear and simple truth that Poland and Russia can be friends, and that a strong and independent Poland is not a problem for Russia, but an important factor in our common security.
This was the period after the Second World War when Stalin gave Poland its current borders and access to the sea.”

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Nikolai Starikov about Armenian protests in Yerevan

erevanOnly very naive, and those, who have little to do with politics may believe that the “protests” in Yerevan were started by those who want lower prices on electricity. Those, who are somewhat familiar with the rules the political game, see in these events direct action of the United States.

However, the ultimate goal of the attempts of Maidan in Armenia is not Armenia, and not even Russia.

It is all about maintaining the US as the sole world hegemon, and this means that the United States is forced to torpedo the Eurasian Union before it has strengthened and expanded. Continue reading

Divide, play off and rule

“Divide and rule” – says the old Roman rule. And Rome acted on it as it conquered and held its power over peoples. The current, Anglo-Saxon technology of domination is based on the same rule. Our “partners” borrowed from the Romans not only their legal system and cultural values, but also the principles of geopolitical struggle.

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These principles are being applied to this day, therefore understanding of the methods of our opponents can helps analyze the current situation. Continue reading

June 22, 1941 in Berlin

Today, on June 22, on this day of memory and grief, I would like once again to raise the issue about which I wrote exactly three years ago – in June 2012. Since then, the tragedy of Donbass made us perceive the outbreak of war in 1941 more acutely. What did not change are the facts of the origins of the tragedy in 1941.

The tragedy of June 1941 has been thoroughly investigated, and the more it is studied, the more questions remain.

Today I want to let an eyewitness relate the events.

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Valentin Berezhkov

His name is Valentin Berezhkov. He worked as a translator. He translated for Stalin, among many others. He left great memoirs.

On June 22, 1941 Valentin Berezhkov was in Berlin. His recollections of the day are invaluable.

We are being told all the time that Stalin was afraid of Hitler, and because of the fear he did nothing to prepare for the war. Another lie which has become common “knowledge” is that everyone in our leadership, including Stalin, was confused and scared when the war began.

And here’s how it happened in reality. As Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Third Reich, Joachim von Ribbentrop, declared the USSR war: Continue reading