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

Why the West demands Putin’s resignation

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On the eve of the meeting of the leaders of G7, the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a very interesting statement. His words were a direct signal to the world and, especially, to the Russian elite. For us it is an excellent occasion to recall some historical facts and think about the concept of sovereignty.

Harper said:
“Russia can not return to the G8, as long as Vladimir Putin is president … I don’t think Russia under Vladimir Putin belongs in the G7. Period. Canada would very, very strongly oppose Putin ever sitting around that table again. It would require consensus to bring Russia back and that consensus will just not happen “, – said the head of the Canadian government.”
http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/canada-will-never-let-russia-under-putin-back-into-g7-harper-1.2407212 Continue reading

Putin under attack. Again!

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Alexey Kudrin

I was reading this over dinner and almost choked on it:

Speaking at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the former Minister of Finance and at present an active Liberal, Alexey Kudrin said: Why don’t we bring the presidential elections closer and announce a new program of reforms?”  He added that the newly elected president would receive a boost in public credibility and this would make it easier for that person to carry out economic reforms. http://rt.com/politics/268114-russia-kudrin-early-elections/

What? What does he mean? The most successful leader of Russia, with the rating in excess of 85% needs, according to Kudrin, a popular mandate of trust for a “new program of reforms”! Continue reading