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Ukraine and the Rebirth of Fascism
02-28-2014, 07:16 AM #1
KILLUMINATI Made Ya Look!!
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The violence on the streets of Ukraine is far more than an expression of popular anger against a government. Instead, it is merely the latest example of the rise of the most insidious form of fascism that Europe has seen since the fall of the Third Reich.

Recent months have seen regular protests by the Ukrainian political opposition and its supporters – protests ostensibly in response to Ukrainian President Yanukovich’s refusal to sign a trade agreement with the European Union that was seen by many political observers as the first step towards European integration. The protests remained largely peaceful until January 17th when protesters armed with clubs, helmets, and improvised bombs unleashed brutal violence on the police, storming government buildings, beating anyone suspected of pro-government sympathies, and generally wreaking havoc on the streets of Kiev. But who are these violent extremists and what is their ideology?

The political formation is known as “Pravy Sektor” (Right Sector), which is essentially an umbrella organization for a number of ultra-nationalist (read fascist) right wing groups including supporters of the “Svoboda” (Freedom) Party, “Patriots of Ukraine”, “Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian National Self Defense” (UNA-UNSO), and “Trizub”. All of these organizations share a common ideology that is vehemently anti-Russian, anti-immigrant, and anti-Jewish among other things. In addition they share a common reverence for the so called “Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists” led by Stepan Bandera, the infamous Nazi collaborators who actively fought against the Soviet Union and engaged in some of the worst atrocities committed by any side in World War II.

More - http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/01/29/u...f-fascism/
02-28-2014, 04:46 PM #2
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Well, if my country, Canada, deems it appropriate to stand with the anti-government protesters, then I will have to question your assessment and research it more thoroughly myself.

Quote:Although the Conservative government will not immediately say who, exactly, will face the additional sanctions Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Thursday, a release says the sanctions “aim to send a strong message to the Yanukovych regime that governments cannot act with impunity.”

Quote:The crisis in Ukraine began last fall, after Mr. Yanukovych shunned deeper association with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Russia, which had promised a $15-billion bailout for the recession-hit Ukrainian economy.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/poli...e16997843/



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