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  • CIA Confirmed Russians’ Role in Shooting of Pope John Paul II, Reagan Biographer Writes

    05/04/2017 5:00:50 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Stream ^ | 5/2/17 | Kevin Mooney
    Never-before-seen information reveals Reagan's “supersecret investigation” into the shooting and wounding of the pope.Contrary to what “pragmatists” in U.S. government agencies concluded, top officials with the Soviet Union were behind the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II, a biographer of Ronald Reagan told The Daily Signal in an exclusive interview. Paul Kengor, a Grove City College political science professor and author, has acquired what he calls never-before-seen information about the Reagan administration’s “supersecret investigation” into the shooting and wounding of the pope. The information details the role of the Soviet GRU, the Russians’ brutal foreign military intelligence unit,...
  • SUBWAY 'BLAST' St Petersburg underground rocked by ‘explosion’ on train causing injuries

    04/03/2017 5:23:50 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 7 replies
    ST Petersburg underground has reportedly been rocked by an “explosion” leaving several people injured. A shocking picture has emerged appearing to show a train door blown off – with catastrophic damage inside.
  • Borders Do Matter

    04/03/2017 8:49:52 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/03/17 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Orthodox Church pilgrimages with prayers and wreath-placing ceremonies take place every year “in memoriam” of those who sought freedom at all costs and did not wish to live under the Soviet boot across the border from their national roots Political elites have used social engineering to control masses of people and territories over the millennia. They have redrawn borders and moved tribes and herded people into harsher environments, not ideally suitable for human habitation and agriculture; they have sent humans to occupy already heavily populated areas through invasion, conquering them, destroying the local inhabitants’ religion in the process, and forcing...
  • Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies in Oklahoma

    04/01/2017 12:42:56 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 26 replies
    AP via ABC News ^ | April 1, 2017 | Ken Miller
    Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was 84... Yevtushenko gained notoriety in the former Soviet Union while in his 20s, with poetry denouncing Josef Stalin. He gained international acclaim as a young revolutionary with "Babi Yar," the unflinching 1961 poem that told of the slaughter of nearly 34,000 Jews by the Nazis and denounced the anti-Semitism that had spread throughout the Soviet Union... Until "Babi Yar" was published, the history of the massacre was shrouded in the fog of the Cold War...
  • Communism: The Dead-End Path

    03/10/2017 9:03:25 AM PST · by Epoch Times · 13 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | February 17, 2017 | Joshua Philipp and John Nania
    With 68 percent of all Americans believing that Hitler killed more people than Stalin, with only a little over half of Millennials considering communism to be a problem, and with American youth recently showing an interest in socialism, public opinion has undergone significant changes in recent years. The Epoch Times believes it’s worth examining the impact of communism—on the arts and culture today and through history—in order to understand these developments better.People naturally look for a path to follow. During times ancient and modern, human beings have looked for a way forward to become healthier, happier, and better in all...
  • Russia builds Reichstag replica for teens to attack at a patriot theme park near Moscow [tr]

    02/22/2017 1:25:59 PM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 22, 2017 | Gareth Davies
    The Russian military is building a replica of Berlin's Reichstag building as a playground for teenagers to attack at a patriotic theme park. Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, who made the announcement Wednesday, said the replica at the Patriot Park just outside Moscow will be smaller than life size. The images of Soviet Army soldiers hoisting the red flag over the Reichstag in May 1945 have been iconic in Russia, and speaking at parliament, he added to lawmakers' applause that the idea is for Yunarmia members 'to storm a specific location, not something abstract'.
  • 5 Ways the Soviet Union Could Have Won the Cold War (Or at Least Survived It)

    12/24/2016 7:58:23 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 61 replies
    The National Interest ^ | December 24, 2016 | Tom Nichols
    As we look back tomorrow at the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union, an important question should be raised: could the USSR actually have won the Cold War? Or maybe a better question: at least survived? That was something we asked Professor Tom Nichols of the U.S. Naval War College and Harvard University back in 2014.
  • 1984: Ted Kennedy Secretly Asked for Help from the Soviets to Defeat Reagan

    12/12/2016 7:09:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | December 12, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I want to remind people, we were the first, this program was the first to actually make big news out of this. When the Soviet Union imploded, when the Berlin Wall came down and Soviet communism came to a screeching halt -- communism did not. Soviet communism did. But communism didn't lose anything. Communism just kept right on going. They found a new home in the environmental movement and they've been off to the races. Many people are laboring under a misconception that with the fall of Soviet communism, we also saw the defeat of communism in...
  • Russia Successfully Tests Stealth NUKE TRAIN: Blends In w/Locomotives (travels 1500 miles a day)

    11/23/2016 1:44:39 PM PST · by drewh · 54 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 14:59 EST, 23 November 2016
    Russia is developing a secret nuke train, which can travel 1,500 miles in a day towards Putin's enemies before launching rockets. The trains, packed with ballistic missiles, will be disguised as ordinary passenger or freight trains, making them virtually impossible to identify. Chilling test footage shows the trains can be stopped in their tracks at a moment's notice to deploy the huge rocket launchers. It sounds like something from a James Bond film, but the trains are one step closer to being put into use, following a successful test launch on missiles for the Barguzin 'railway-based combat rocket system', carried...
  • ELECTION CONTROL

    11/03/2016 8:49:03 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/03/16 | Mark Andrew Dwyer
    Our ancestors made America great, and so shall we, again In the Soviet Union, a.k.a. the Evil Empire, over 90 percent of eligible citizens voted in national elections, of which over 90 percent voted for the members of their ruling clique. All the candidates were government-approved, and national propaganda (all Soviet main-stream media) were 100 percent in favor of those whom the ruling clique wanted to get elected. Although formally a democracy (“People’s Democracy” was sometimes used to describe it), the above insidious arrangement was the main instrument in the hands of the Soviet ruling clique with which to decide...
  • Forgotten story of Polish nuns gang-raped and made pregnant by advancing Soviet troops [tr}

    10/02/2016 10:16:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 80 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 2, 2016 | Darren Boyle
    As Hitler's troops withdrew from Poland in 1945, Stalin's Red Army advanced towards Berlin. Instead of liberation, the Soviet troops raped and pillaged as they followed the retreating Nazis.  In January 1945, as the war continued, French authorities sent Dr Madeleine Pauliac to Moscow to assist with the efforts to repatriate any French prisoners of war discovered by the Soviets.
  • Bezmenov on demoralization in America (video )

    07/07/2016 5:58:54 PM PDT · by sushiman · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/17/2007 | nanakosakura
    5 minutes long ...worth a listen , or even a 2nd listen if you have , as I have , heard it before .
  • SOWING THE WIND: THE FIRST SOVIET-GERMAN MILITARY PACT AND THE ORIGINS OF WORLD WAR II

    06/07/2016 12:06:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    WAR ON THE ROCKS ^ | JUNE 7, 2016 | IAN JOHNSON
    Before dawn on June 22, 1941, German bombers began to rain destruction down on a swath of Soviet cities from Leningrad to Sevastopol. It was the beginning of Operation Barbarossa, the largest military operation in the history of the world. By the end of the day, three million German soldiers and their allies crossed the Soviet border, inaugurating the bloodiest phase of World War II. The invasion also brought to a bloody conclusion 20 years of secret cooperation between Germany and the Soviet Union. While Soviet-German military cooperation between 1922 and 1933 is often forgotten, it had a decisive impact...
  • Why Anti-Authoritarians are Diagnosed as Mentally Ill

    05/09/2016 4:08:09 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 22 replies
    mad in America ^ | Bruce Levine PHD
    In my career as a psychologist, I have talked with hundreds of people previously diagnosed by other professionals with oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, anxiety disorder and other psychiatric illnesses, and I am struck by (1) how many of those diagnosed are essentially anti-authoritarians, and (2) how those professionals who have diagnosed them are not.
  • Korean War Hero Tells 'Top Secret' Story 63 Years Later

    05/02/2016 2:27:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Matt Rascon and Brie Stimson May 1, 2016
    Williams single-handedly shot down four Russian fighters, a record-breaking feat never recognized or even known until recentlyRetired U.S. Navy Cpt. E. Royce Williams will never forget November 18, 1952. “Here came four of them from the front side all firing and the others were coming around from the other side…We came in head on,” Williams remembered. “I saw bullets go over me and under me then over me… So the fight went on and on and on.” Williams, who fought in the Korean War, single-handedly shot down four Russian fighters – a record-breaking feat never recognized or even known until...
  • Why Soviet Refugees Aren't Buying Sanders's Socialism

    04/15/2016 3:49:04 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 10 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | April 12, 2016 | Olga Khazan
    Janna Sundeyeva still remembers life in the Soviet Union, where stores in remote regions would lack meat for months at a time and toilet paper had to be snatched up quickly on the rare occasions it appeared. But the minor indignities paled in comparison to what happened to her grandfather: He had the chance to come to America in 1929, but he opted to stay, sensing an economic thaw. Seven years later, Sundeyeva says, he was arrested and never heard from again. Sundeyeva immigrated to San Francisco from Moldova in 1994, and now she and her husband run a Russian-language...
  • Kim Philby, British double agent, reveals all in secret video

    04/11/2016 10:59:07 AM PDT · by No One Special · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | April 4, 2016 | Gordon Corera
    In the previously unseen footage, Kim Philby gives a seminar to East German spies A previously unseen video of one of Britain's most infamous spies describing his career as a Soviet agent has been uncovered by the BBC. The tape is of Kim Philby giving a secret lecture to the Stasi, the East German Intelligence Service, in 1981. It is the first time the ex-MI6 officer can be seen talking about his life as a spy from his recruitment to his escape. He describes his career rising up the ranks of MI6 whilst providing its secrets to the Soviet Union's...
  • The Moment A Russian Leader Realized Communism Sucks Monkeyballs

    02/24/2016 7:57:30 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    Chicks On the Right ^ | 2/21/2016 | Mockarena
    I had never heard about this story before, but a clever and competent reader shared it on our Facebook page, and I thought some of y’all might enjoy it too. Back in 1989, card-carrying Communist and Politburo member in the Soviet Union Boris Yeltsin visited Johnson Space Center, and then took a tour of a grocery store in Clear Lake, Texas. According to a Houston Chronicle reporter, Yelstin was far more affected by the grocery store visit than he was the space center. He apparently was stunned by the aisles and aisles of supermarket products, and told the other Russians...
  • Mounting Evidence Putin Will Ignite WWIII

    02/12/2016 8:46:51 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 47 replies
    Observer ^ | 02/11/16 | John R. Schindler
    Mounting Evidence Putin Will Ignite WWIII By letting Putin get away with whatever he likes in Syria, Obama has created a deeply dangerous situation By John R. Schindler 02/11/16 10:51am Relations between Russia and Turkey have been dismal since late November, when a Turkish fighter jet shot down a Russian bomber on the border with Syria, killing its pilot. That began a war of words between Moscow and Ankara that ought to concern everyone, since the former has several thousand nuclear weapons and the latter is a member of NATO. Kremlin propaganda against Ankara has increased of late, setting the...
  • Russia's Putin: I've Always Liked Communist and Socialist 'Ideas'

    01/25/2016 12:55:11 PM PST · by Chad_the_Impaler · 36 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 1/25/2016 | Damien Sharkov
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is and has always been fond of communist "ideas", while also comparing the Soviet code of conduct to the Holy Bible, independent news agency Interfax reported. ... "I was not, as you know, a party member by necessity," he said. "I liked communist and socialist ideas very much and I like them still."