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Tuesday, 15 April 2014

15 April 2014. A Picture IS Worth a Thousand Words… Priest Blesses Patriot Opolchenie in Slavyansk

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Here’s the real deal. A priest in Slavyansk blessed the patriot Opolchenie fighters defending the town against pro-American junta forces and American mercenary filth. It’s much like in 1612… the Church blessed the fighters defending the Orthodox motherland from foreign and heretical invaders then… and it blesses them today. Don’t listen to Langley and papist lies that the Orthodox in the Ukraine support the junta and their ravening greed. They do NOT… as this image testifies. It’s simple… the junta stands for American-style Individualist Libertarian heartlessness and money-worship… the patriot Opolchenie stand tall for Holy Rus and its communal traditions. Of course, the Church blesses the latter and curses the former.

The Ukraine can’t return to the status quo ante of 21 February… the American-fomented putsch saw to that. No one knows what the final outcome shall be, but it’s clear that if there is a Ukraine, it shall not be within the 21 February borders. The Galicians overplayed their hand… it sickened most of the other people. The only question now is how much of the “Ukraine” will voluntarily join Russia. Ponder this… Russia will NEVER allow the gas pipelines to fall into American hands… NEVER. The USA lacks the means to defend them… as does the junta. Figure it out for yourself.

BMD

Motor Rally Under the Red Banner in the Hero-City of Kerch Honoured the Liberation of the City from the Fascists… Ease on Down the Road with Comrade Ilyich!

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On 12 April, an auto-motorcycle rally sponsored by the Kerch Gorkom of the KPRF and the RF Leninist Komsomol (LKSM RF), along with support from local bikers, honoured the 70th anniversary of Kerch’s liberation from the fascist occupiers. This is the eighth such rally; this year, the Gorsoviet of Veterans Organisations joined the participants.In the morning, everyone met at the railway station. Forming up into a column, they marched to a military cemetery. At one of the mass graves, the participants stopped to give their respects, headed by I I Zheltenko, the First Secretary of the KPRF Kerch Gorkom. After laying down flowers, the group moved to the Adzhimushkai Quarry Memorial Complex, where they also laid down flowers, and then toured the facilities. Then, the rally participants drove to Eltigen, where they visited another Place of Military Glory. The Kerch Gorkom of the KPRF and the LKSM RF received thanks for their sponsorship from Aleksandr Leontiev, the leader of the biker section, and from Nadezhda Shepel, a staff member of the Republic of the Crimea “Kerch Historical and Cultural Reserve”.

Editor:

It’s not taking long for the Crimea to shake off the hated “Ukrainian” occupation. In fact, the same will be true of most of the “Ukraine”. In fact, Russian patriotism will be strongest in these regions… for they know what it means to be truly Russian after having suffered persecution, scorn, and ridicule from ignorant nekulturny Galician hillbillies for far too long. Holy Rus has deep roots in our blood and soil… the “Ukraine” is a foreign implant… it’ll wither and disappear so quickly that many will wonder that it was ever there. May the rest of the “Ukraine” follow the Crimea’s path… and quickly.

BMD

14 April 2014

KPRF.ru

KPRF official website

http://kprf.ru/party-live/regnews/130298.html

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Sunday, 13 April 2014

Kenai Orthodox Church Gets Grant for Bell Tower

01 Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church in Kenai AK

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Even a 120-year old building needs a bit of sprucing up occasionally. Alaska’s Historical Commission announced a 12,000 USD (428,000 Roubles. 13,150 CAD. 12,760 AUD. 8,650 Euros. 7,160 UK Pounds) grant that’d essentially put a new hat on an old church-going lady, by renovating the bell tower at Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in Kenai. Fr Thomas Andrew, rector of the church, said that the blue paint is peeling, cracks in the floor of the tower sometimes cause leaks in the foyer of the church, and that the louvers, or wooden window slats, need replacement. The building, registered as a National Historic Landmark, is one of the oldest Russian Orthodox Churches in Alaska. It was one of 11 projects around the state chosen to receive nearly 100,000 USD (3.57 million Roubles. 109,600 CAD. 106,400 AUD. 72,000 Euros. 59,700 UK Pounds) in grant funding through the commission. Other projects included Fort Seward barracks signs in Port Chilkoot, a Cold War oral history project at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a student film project on the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Kodiak. Each project would have until September 2015 to spend the funds. State Historian Joan Antonson said that the recipients would have to match the state’s grant.

This year marks the first year in nearly a decade that this type of grant has been available, Antonson said. She said, “We found that we had some state funds in our budget that we could put towards a grant program to get money to do history projects”, adding that the History and Archaeology Department typically administers federal grant money which can have more restrictions on what people can apply for. Antonson noted, “This made it possible for church projects to get funding. Under federal guidelines, churches can get money for planning, but they can’t get it for actually doing the work that’s proposed on this bell tower”. She said that the Russian Orthodox churches in the state might not have the wealth that some other groups have, observing, “But they’ve been determined to be so incredibly significant for their architecture and their ties to telling Alaska’s Russian heritage. They perhaps got some special consideration because this is a way to get them some money for what we call ‘hammer and nail’ projects, because it’s state funds”. Antonson said that the commission and staff who’d be administering the funds were “delighted” to be helping with the project in Kenai, stating, “Apparently there are three bells that date back to the Russian period and one that actually came from Russia. The community of Kenai has a really important history in this state and we just want to sort of have a presence or help them make their history better known”.

Editor:

Hey, these guys need to match the funds… so, send ‘em a fin or two, if you can. I think that it’d be super if the Centre would chip in, too. After all, the missionaries did come from Russia, and that would be a nice touch (HH could show Orthodox unity in real life by sending in a buck or two himself!). Then, Metropolitan Kliment Kapalin could visit when the work’s done… he has a special love for the region, ya know.

Here’s the contact info:

Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church

1106 Mission Ave

Kenai AK 99611

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Here’s the rector:

Fr Thomas A Andrew

1106 Mission Ave

Kenai AK 99611

USA

frthomas71202@yahoo.com

They don’t have a parish website. Send ‘em some gelt for the tower… it’s a good cause!

BMD

12 April 2014

Rashah McChesney

Peninsula Clarion (Kenai AK)

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-12/kenai-orthodox-church-gets-grant-for-bell-tower

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Saturday, 12 April 2014

12 April 2014. Why the Situation in the Ukraine is so Important for Russia and Russians… and Why Most Russians are Focusing on It Today

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KPRF memorial for those killed in Yeltsin’s storming of the White House in ’93, a pivotal event in the Second Smuta. The Kiev coup brought this New Time of Troubles to an end, I believe… Russia is on a new course, uniting the best of Red and White (as the above image testifies… note that the commies and the Church are in sync… that tells you much about certain ROCOR elements that refuse to cut ties with the American rightwing Establishment, no?).

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Not to put too fine a face on it, the USA destroyed the post-1991 status quo by its coup in the Ukraine. As a nonaligned state, the Ukraine was part of no bloc; it wasn’t a platform for either NATO or Russian military forces. That is, it was a buffer state between Russia and the West. As it were, it was a “large Finland”. However, the cabal around Zbig pushed for the USA to topple the legitimate government in Kiev, to install an American puppet junta there.

Let’s go back to late February. President Yanukovich agreed to early elections and to participation of extremist pro-Western oppositionists in the legit state apparat. This wasn’t enough for Zbig and his acolytes such as Nuland. The USA invested billions in “democracy promotion”… we know from the history of Guatemala, Iraq, Cuba, Iran, Chile, Vietnam, Afghanistan, and El Salvador what that means. There was no need for a coup… Yanukovich agreed to leave early. Nevertheless, the USA struck. It was like the American-fomented invasion of South Ossetia. Note well that the USA learnt nothing from that earlier fiasco. Russia learnt plenty… there were many articles in the Russian media after the war pointing up the deficiencies brought out by the war. In short, the USA pretended that nothing happened, whilst Russia set about putting right what the war revealed to be wrong. It knew that the USA would strike again… probably, in the Ukraine.

There’s no returning to the status quo ante. That’d necessitate restoring the Yanukovich government and stopping all Western aid for “régime change”… neither is going to happen. Like it or no, Yanukovich had a mandate, he defeated the Western darling, Timoshenko, in an open and relatively fair election; it was certainly more open and fair than the usual election in the American South or in Hudson County in Jersey, to be sure. The present junta has no mandate, save for massive support from the West. However, do note that it hasn’t consolidated its position in more than six weeks… it doesn’t control any of the country (fascist yobbos still circulate in Kiev). The economy is stock-still, the bureaucracy is in shambles, and tax collection is non-existent, which resulted in real privation in the country. Note well that the junta refuses to discuss any of these problems.  Also note that they shitcanned an honest Minoborony chief who told them bluntly and profanely that the Ukrainian forces weren’t worth shit and that they were incapable of serious operations.

Federalisation would’ve worked had the junta implemented it in the first month of its existence. Today, I think that its “too little, too late”. There’s been too much violence from neo-Nazi thugs and too much kowtowing to American and EU interests for it to work now. Besides which, the junta shows itself inconstant in its actions and statements, which sealed its fate. If there were ANY deaths in the current standoff in the east and south, it’d send the existing fragile impasse to hell. Federalisation would mean that the junta would release Gubaryov from prison and show the whereabouts of Fr Dmitri Sidor (if he’s still alive, that is)… neither of which will happen now, I’m afraid. Add hyper-violent mercs and untrained National Guard rabble to the mixture, along with terrorists from Svoboda and the Right Sector, it all adds up to a disaster in the making bubbling away merrily under the surface, one that’ll get worse the longer that it’s repressed (it’s in Russian interest to provoke a confrontation sooner than later, as it’d result in fewer deaths before Russian victory).

This coup tore up the existing consensus on the territory of the former USSR… in its way, it’s as significant, if not more so, than the August Events of 1991. Gorbachyov’s incompetent and clueless rule ushered in the Second Smuta… these events could be the catalyst that ends it. Russia emerged from the First Smuta stronger than ever… it became one of the leading powers of Europe in the next century (which culminated in the Russian Army entering Paris in 1814 and dictating the peace for post-Napoleonic Europe). I believe that the current crisis is the “labour pain” of the new Eurasian Union. Don’t forget what Vladimir Putin said, “The Eurasian Union will embody all that was best in the USSR”… the USA opposes this, and not merely in geostrategical terms. A Eurasian Union wouldn’t only have immunity to America’s bullying; it’d be a beacon for the world. The Americans can’t stand that… it’s worse for them than any objective cause. You see, they think that their shit doesn’t stink and that they’re perfect.

We’re entering a new era. I don’t know what the hell is going to happen… NO ONE DOES. We’re all riders on a rollercoaster with no control… God willing, we won’t fire any missiles… if nothing else, let’s avoid that. However, the status quo ante is gone forever, never to return. Reflect well on the fact that the USA ripped it up deliberately. “Oft we mar what’s well enough by aiming for what’s perfect”… that sums up the situation wrought by the Washington cabal. May God preserve us all.

BMD

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