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Tuesday, 19 May 2015

DNR to Send 35,000 Kids on Government-Paid Holiday This Summer

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The Artek International Children’s Centre in the Crimea… it’s back open and Russia put to rights all the deterioration that set in under the “independent” Ukrainian pseudo-state. Oh… no more oligarchs, please… this is for REAL people…

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Today, Maksim Leshchenko, the Head of Administration for the Chairman of the DNR Government, after a government meeting discussing organising holidays for kids, told us, “To sum up the meeting, the DNR will send 30-35,000 kids on holiday this summer. About 20,000 will go to camps here in the DNR, whilst the rest will go to facilities in Moscow and Moscow Oblast, Krasnodar Krai, the Crimea, Abkhazia, and South Ossetia”. For her part, turn, DNR Chairman for Children’s Rights Yana Chepikova noted that the DNR government intends to adjust the categories for kids aged 10 to 14 years, “At present, there are about 15,000 [in this group]. We’re preparing lists. Half of this group shall go to facilities here in the DNR, and the rest will go to facilities abroad. Preferential categories are orphans, kids separated from their parents, those in special care facilities, children from large families, adoptees, students at family-type orphanages and boarding schools, as well as children from families of deceased military, MChS, and MVD personnel and Chernobyl AES first responders, and gifted children. We intend to undertake holidays for children with disabilities here in the DNR, as there could be possible problems with their transportation. We plan to organise holidays domestically for children who lost their documents due to military action. Now, we have four large-scale children’s camps. We’ll have short-term camping seasons, of up to two weeks’ time, so that we can serve the most children [this season]”.

19 May 2015

DAN Donetsk News Agency

http://dan-news.info/obschestvo/vlasti-dnr-planiruyut-otpravit-letom-na-otdyx-do-35-tysyach-detej-leshhenko.html

Editor:

You can see why the Republican Party HATES the Peoples Republics…

THEY WASTE THEIR RESOURCES ON POOR KIDS!!!

Of course, that’s the Repug POV… they think that anyone who isn’t of the Affluent Effluent deserves nothing but a kick in the head and a “chance” to clean out their shitty toilets. So, here’s the choices:

  • You can support the Republicans and their Galician Uniate running dogs in Kiev, who believe that the poor deserve nothing and that the government should spend as little as possible on social welfare, so that the Country Club set doesn’t have to pay taxes.
  • You can support the Peoples Republics (and Bernie Sanders) who believe that we’re all in this together and that only a communal approach can solve our problems.

Oh, yes… one last thing… the GOP claims that Jesus™ blesses their actions and ideology. I’d observe that the Lord Christ and Jesus™ have nothing in common… such “similarities” are only coincidental, and don’t affect anything substantial (isn’t it time that REAL Christians rescued “Christian” from “Christians©”?).

God bless the Peoples Republics… they’re doing God’s own work in this. If that’s so, what does that tell us about the Republicans and their Kiev junta organ-grinder monkeys?

BMD

19 May 2015. It’s 19 May… Pioneer Day! They Ain’t Dead… The Rumours of Their Death Were Greatly Exaggerated

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In Russia today, you’ll find the most patriotic people in the KPRF! The Church and the Party stand together, as they’ve done ever since the CIA’s assault on our ancestral motherland in the Nasty 90s (sadly, the ROCOR helped Langley back then… thrusting a knife into the backs of our compatriots). If you support the Anglo American assault on Holy Rus in any way at all, you stand with Satan… there’s no other way of putting it. That’s why I oppose certain people so bitterly… they’re Judases who’ve sold out their heritage for acceptance in American rightwing circles. I wrote earlier:

I stand with the Lord Christ the Worker, the Risen God Crucified by the Powers-that-be… not Jayzuss the Idol of the “Elect” Oligarchs. Where do you stand?

The Pioneers live! You can have the healthy communal unselfish ethos of the Pioneers, or, you can have the Me First selfish narcissistic ethos of the American “Conservative”. It’s up to you… as for me…

ALWAYS READY!

BMD

Monday, 20 April 2015

DNR Greeks Celebrate their Ethnic Planting Festival Despite Shelling and Heavy Rain

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The artos… the centrepiece of the Artoo Planting Festival

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Today, our correspondent on the scene reported that the Greek community in Starobeshevo held their traditional ethic planting festival… Artoo… despite junta attacks and heavy rain. Ivan Mikhailov, the head of Starobeshevo Raion, told our reporter, “About 200 people from all over the Republic gathered for the Artoo holiday. It wasn’t just Greeks, but there were people of all different nationalities. This holiday is just another proof that there’s interethnic peace here in the DNR. We don’t do it the way that they do it in Kiev, where they treat ethnic minorities like second-class citizens. We’ve kept our realm harmonious*“.

  • You can take Мы сохранили мир in two ways… “We’ve kept the peace” or “We’ve preserved the world”… actually, I think that Mikhailov is playing on words here… a play on words that doesn’t carry over into translation… drat!

Traditionally, the Artoo festival includes rolling a large round bread on four hard-cooked eggs downhill. The Greek people determined how rich the future harvest would be by seeing how the bread “wandered down the hill”. Mikhailov said, “Unfortunately, this year, we couldn’t follow the Artoo customs to the letter. Because of the shelling and the bad weather, we had to modify the main event of the holiday… rolling the Artos (a large special bread) down the hill on four hard-cooked eggs. This year, the Greek people rolled the artos in a social hall. Of course, it wasn’t quite as spectacular, but the ceremony showed that this year will be fruitful in our area, that’s good news”.

D V Pushilin, the Vice-Chairman of the DNR Peoples Soviet and head of the Ispolkom* of the Donetsk Republic public movement, attended the festivities, saying, “This is a wonderful holiday. The most important thing that we must realise is that our Republic was, and remains, a multi-ethnic entity. Everyone has their own holidays, and it’s important to take part with them, to understand them”.

  • Ispolkom: Executive Committee

19 April 2015

DAN Donetsk News Agency

http://dan-news.info/culture/doneckie-greki-otmetili-nacionalnyj-prazdnik-urozhaya-nesmotrya-na-obstrely-i-prolivnoj-dozhd.html

Monday, 13 April 2015

A Photo Essay: About 10,000 Donetsk Homies and Their Guests Enjoyed a Half-Tonne Tsar-Paskha in Shcherbakov Park at the Local Easter Celebration

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Today, Denis Afanasyev, a representative of the Bely Medved (White Bear (Polar Bear)) dairy products company, told us that his enterprise sent a half-tonne Tsar-Paskha prepared by its chefs in Rostov to Donetsk; it served about 10,000 Donetsk residents and their guests during the celebration of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ at A S Shcherbakov Park. Afanasyev said, “This paskha now has the title of the largest Russian Paskha; it’s officially registered in the book of records. We think that it’ll give at least 10,000 celebrants a holiday treat today. Our decision to give bakery products to Donetsk residents had a spiritual root, to boost the morale of a city that we love so very much”.

Eight chefs laboured to create the mammoth paskha. Afanasyev noted that they first packed [the cheese mixture] into the form and put it into the chiller. After a few days of setting-up, they then frosted the confection. They used 300 kilos of quark/farmer’s cheese, 100 kilos of confectioner’s sugar, 60 kilos of sweet butter, 30 kilos of sultanas/raisins, and 6 kilos of peanuts/groundnuts, as well as a kilo of nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla flavouring and 3 kilos of icing to create their world-record treat.

The Easter events at Shcherbakov Park in Donetsk attracted thousands of revellers. Adults, kids, and seniors queued up for festive kulichi. There was a samovar set up on the central park-lane offering free tea and there was a crafts fair with local folk artisans showing their goods. Nearby, people could have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Donetsk resident Yelena Kononova told our correspondent, “Today, there are a lot of people in the park. Thanks to the organisers that made such a holiday treat for the kids, we know that others haven’t forgotten us. This is a rare opportunity to recapture a peacetime mood and truly relax. Christ is Risen!”

The Donetsk Mayor’s Office sponsored and put on the Easter celebration in the park. Igor Martynov, the head of the Donetsk GMA* was at the festivities; he thanked the Rostov chefs for their gigantic paskha and greeted locals on this Bright Day, “I greet all Donetsk citizens on this holiday. I want to express our gratitude to our friends from Rostov, who made this feast possible. They also brought humanitarian aid in the form of cheese curd and butter, which we distributed to our seniors, to our schools, and to our nurseries”. Martynov emphasised that the large number of people on Donetsk streets symbolises the return of normal life to the city. People came out even though there were attacks today. He noted, “You know, there was an attempt to break through, but no one can spoil this sacred holiday for us”.

  • GMA: City Municipal Administration, administrative apparat of a city

On the park stage, local dance and musical ensembles performed, leading the people in singing and dancing for hours. The Easter events in the DNR capital will last until 22.00 tonight.

12 April 2015

DAN Donetsk News Agency

http://dan-news.info/gumanitary/polutonnuyu-car-pasxu-v-parke-imeni-shherbakova-poprobovali-okolo-10-tysyach-donchan-foto.html

Editor:

The people of Donetsk are holding on… as difficult as the times are for them, they’re WORSE in junta-misruled Banderstan. Prices climb daily… the shop shelves are bare… people receive their pay and pensions late, if at all. Keep them in your thoughts and prayers. I’d say to the Donetsk homies… “You have friends, THOUSANDS of them. Do NOT lose heart. Just as the junta is a pack of liars, so are their Western puppeteers and paymasters. You’re closer to victory than you think”.

BMD

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