Monthly Archives: July 2014

End of the Kiev Junta’s July Offensive

The Vineyard of the Saker produces military sit reps (situation reports) on the war in Ukraine. This is one: The Ignominious Conclusion of the Kiev Junta’s July Offensive, July 30, 2014Original: IAC Cassad – M.V. Litvinov translated by Gleb Bazov The Conclusion … Continue reading

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To Sin By Silence: The Juggernaut of Ukrainian State Murder Lurches Onward

Originally posted on The Kremlin Stooge:
Uncle Volodya says, “Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everybody is for it. ““To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.”…

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Two views of Ukraine: Washington’s Blog and the Vineyard of the Saker

Those of you who are on LinkedIn and following me can see the Washington’s Blog video which lasts over 1 hour. The post is at You only need to watch this scene for a few minutes, until the charred … Continue reading

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ANALYSIS: Greek debt, gold, espionage, and US anti-Putin propaganda may yet make Merkel face East.

Originally posted on The Slog:
BERLIN/WASHINGTON RELATIONS IN CRISIS As European citizens head for the August Beach fest, very few of them will be aware that the World may be on the brink of the biggest shift in global power…

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Catastrophic Desertions and Losses in the Ukrainian Army – Official Ukrainian Reports, July 19, 2014

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Preamble by Gleb Bazov: It is rare that we report on the workings of the aggressor across the battle lines. This item is different. Before you is a translation, kindly prepared by Valentina Lisitsa, of a…

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Opening Remarks of President Vladimir Putin at the Russian Security Council Meeting

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Preamble by The Saker: Normally the meetings of the Russian Security Council are held behind closed doors.  This time, however, the press was allowed in just to record the beginning of the opening remarks of…

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Fear of the Russians

We subscribe to Populär Historia, a Swedish monthly magazine. The cover issue of No. 7, 2014 shows photos of Stalin, Putin and Peter the Great, and is headed Rädslan för Ryssarna. (Fear of the Russians). Underneath the headline  it says that: … Continue reading

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Definitions of Reality in Ukraine

18 July Update: Much of the Western Media has its own definition of reality regarding what is happening in Ukraine, with a blackout of any news that does not reflect the reality the Ukraine Government presents. The BBC news is … Continue reading

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The EU’s Drang nach Osten

The struggle between Slav and Teuton has been waged for a thousand years. This was presumably why Hitler said the Third Reich would last for a thousand years. He was wrong, and just as wrong will Barosso be if he … Continue reading

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Global outlook murky, Brics new bank a breath of fresh air

Originally posted on The Slog:
The global economy is deteriorating fast, says the Market Oracle. The global economic outlook is rising says the Economic Times. The outlook is uncertain says Janet Yellen. Chinese output grew 7.5% in the 2nd quarter…

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