Any dilettante in History and politics is aware of Nazi kernels in eastern Europe. Like any predatory ideology, such inspiration may become a global threat if not addressed on time, has shown once more the actuality. The issue is long-term and this article will be updated when necessary and possible. The focus will be on the current front line of Western civilization against the Asiatic hordes : Ukraine.
As a dummy, I assume that such State is somehow neurotic, after what the common local opinion is regarding as a bullied independence through History. Nationalism is heightened. Nationalists are seeking in history a static common identity, need strong symbols and what makes them Nazis in that instance are their historical references. Their heroes were Nazis during WW2, have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The issue has not been seriously addressed, because the West is complacent, needs this heightened nationalism for its own strategic purpose against Russia. That Nazism is the product of Nazi roots, neurotic nationalism and Western agenda. How funny are the Western media for a dozen years. The issue was often a subject when tribute was paid to some Nazi heros, but a gag order is enforced since February 24, 2022, beginning of the Russian special military operation in Donbass and Ukraine, where according to the new common assumption, there is no Nazi problem or even no Nazi.
The material evidences
Our post-truth era and fickle media make the investigation more difficult. But I have found a serious source. US journalist Lev Golinkin is documenting the recent erections of monuments to Nazi collaborators and Holocaust perpetrators, notably in Ukraine.
There are hundreds of statues and monuments in the United States and around the world to people who abetted or took part in the murder of Jews and other minorities during the Holocaust. As part of an ongoing investigation, the Forward has, for the first time, documented them in this collection of articles. For an initial guide to each country’s memorials click here. For a 2022 update to the investigation, click here
- February 15, 1919
Benito Mussolini will start governing Italy in October 1922, Adolf Hitler will become Kanzler in January 1933, Francisco Franco will win the Spanish civil war in April 1939, but in the Russian empire, sporadic anti-Semitic pogroms are already a tradition. At night, more than 2,000 Jewish civilians are slaughtered in Proskurov and vicinity. In order to save ammunition, lances and bayonets are used
The assassins are irregular Cossacks, fighters for the Ukrainian People’s Republic (UNR), have seized the city from the Bolsheviks. The UNR has been declared in June 1917, amid Russian revolution, will be defeated. The Bolsheviks will create the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1922. During that war in Ukraine, the nationalists will have slaughtered between 50,000 and 250,000 Jewish civilians.
In Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, literacy will be a major ambition. Dozens new universities will be founded, in order to train new teachers. But the program will not cover western Ukraine, Polish territory until 1939. The next generation of Ukrainian nationalists will be a nebula of Nazi collaborator organizations (cf. infra)
- May 25, 1926
Samuel Schwarzbard (left) is a French-Russian citizen, an injured and decorated fighter within French ranks during WW1, a communist militant, a revolutionary in Petrograd in 1917, a Bolshevik fighter in Ukraine against nationalist and White forces, a watchmaker and a poet
Back in Paris, he manages to shoot dead Symon Petliura (right), the former head of the former Ukrainian People’s Republic (UNR). Twelve members of Schwarzbard’s family were among 50,000, at the very least, Jewish civilians whom the Ukrainian nationalists have slaughtered between 1917 and 1922. The French court will acquit him, because he will have avenged the victims of the massacres.
- July 19, 1941
Then named Lemberg, Lwow was a city of the Austro-Hungarian empire until the end of WW1, returned after to the new republic of Poland. WW2 began on September 1, 1939, when Germany attacked Poland, that Soviet Union invaded from the east on September 17. The Polish garrison surrendered to the Red Army on September 22 and the region was attached to Soviet Ukraine.
On June 22, 1941, the Nazi armies started their invasion of Soviet Union. Among the invaders, on June 29, nationalist battalion Nachtigall entered the city, that the Ukrainians are naming Lviv. The offensive has resumed eastward and Vinnitsa is occupied on July 19. In an internal report from the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), written later, in 1944, the author will remind how they slaughter the Jewish civilians in the region of Vinnitsa
The first hundred [company] of the Legion will drive in the Tarnopil-Vinnytsia direction. After a week’s daily life in Lviv, the second and third depart in the same direction as the first. The designated daily route is 30 km. We make it easier for ourselves by sitting in groups on empty German cars and there we drive to Glynyk, and from there we drive through Ternopil, and from there through Zbruch to Saganiv village. Our first stop was in Michalpol. From there, through Proskuriv, they stopped for a longer stay in Yuzvin near Vinnytsia. During our permarch, we witnessed the victims of the Jewish-Bolshevik terror, this sight also cemented our hatred for the Jews, that in two villages we shot all the Jews in the ribbon. I remember one fragment. During our permarch, many wandering people were seen in front of one village. The answer to the question is that the Jews are threatening them and they are afraid to spend the night in their houses. As a result of this, we shot all the Jews there. In Yuzvin, we have already connected with a whole group of people. Here we learned that the first hundred had a battle with the Bolsheviks near Vinnytsia. As a result, 3 of our shooters were wounded, and some were sent to the memorial service. Only Lieutenant Kalina received the Cross of Merit. All others submitted for recognition were not recognized, perhaps only for political reasons. In Lviv, we were granted the right to wear blue and yellow [Ukrainian national colors] ties on epaulettes as a legion banner
In occupied Poland, the Abwehr (German military intelligence) has formed the Bataillon Ukrainische Gruppe Nachtigall in February 1941, in order to conduct special operations against Soviet Union. The recruits were volunteers from the OUN.
- September 29, 1941
A placard has appeared in Kiev, that the German Nazi forces have seized on September 19, after 45 days of Soviet resistance
All Yids of the city of Kiev and its vicinity must appear on Monday, September 29, by 8 o’clock in the morning at the corner of Mel’nikova and Dokterivskaya streets. Bring documents, money, valuables and also warm clothing, linen etc. Any Yids who do not follow this order and are found elsewhere will be shot. Any civilians who enter the dwellings left by Yids and appropriate the things in them will be shot
These families are led to Babi Yar ravine, Kiev northwestern suburb, where more than 30,000 victims are shot. The executioners are Ukrainian auxiliaries and mainly, the German Einsatzgruppe C, in charge of the genocide of Jews in northern and central Ukraine.
- October 22, 1941
Stanisławów was Austro-Hungarian until 1919, Polish until 1939, when the Red Army occupied it in September, on the territory of Soviet Ukraine until July 2, 1941, when the Nazi armies seized it. Stanislaviv is its Ukrainian name
Hans Frank is Generalgouverneur für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete [general governor for the occupied Polish territories], makes a tour. The Ukrainian nationalists parade in his honour. In 1962, the city will be renamed Ivano-Frankivsk.
- August 2, 1942
Краківські вісті [Krakivs’ki Visti, Krakow news] is since January 7, 1940, a Ukrainian daily newspaper in Krakow, Nazi capital of the Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete [general government for the occupied Polish territories]. Its printing press has been confiscated from a Jewish owner. Its editorial team is gathering Ukrainian nationalists who have fled in September 1939 the Soviet invasion of eastern Poland and have got under protection of Nazi Germany
Krakivs’ki Visti is publishing translations of articles from German newspapers and also original ones. The editorial line is strongly pro German, anti Soviet and antisemitic. In brief, the newspaper is a Nazi propaganda organ.
Its editor-in-chief is Mykhailo Khomiak, who will flee the victory of Soviet Union against Nazi Germany, will emigrate to Canada, where his name will become Michael Chomiak. On August 2, 1968, Chomiak will become the maternal grandfather of Chrystia Freeland, deputy prime minister of Canada on November 20, 2019. Despite the evidences, Freeland will deny the collaboration of her grandfather with Nazi Germany, will regard these facts as a Russian disinformation campaign
- March 22, 1943
A massacre among thousands ones that the Nazis will have committed in Belarus during WW2 : as retaliation for an ambush that Soviet partisans have carried out the same day, 6 km away, the Nazi forces storm Khatyn, a peaceful village about 60 km northeast of Minsk. All inhabitants are driven in a shed which is then set ablaze. Machine gun fire kills those who attempt to escape. About 150 people, including 75 children, are slaughtered
The assassins are members of the Schutzmannschaft Battalion 118, a Ukrainian auxiliary police formation, recruited within the Organization of Ukrainian nationalists (OUN). Some were previously involved in the massacre of Jewish families in Babi Yar on September 29, 1941 (cf. supra).
The last alive member of the battalion, Vladimir Katriuk, a machine gunner, will have managed to emigrate to Canada, where he will die on May 22, 2015.
- March 26, 1943
Ivan Tremjanjuk is a 22-year-old Hilfswilliger Wachmann [volunteer auxiliary guard]. Since November 1942, he has already worked in Majdanek Vernichtungslager [extermination camp], is transferred this day to Sobibor, also in Poland. He appears in this photo among his comrades, at the center of the front row
Tremjanjuk was born in a village near Vinnitsa, Soviet Ukraine, worked in a collective farm, was drafted into the Red Army in 1940. After the German invasion in June 1941, the Nazis took him prisoner of war (POW). He has later volunteered for the formation to become guard of concentration camp.
In October 1943, he will be transferred to Flossenbürg Zwangsarbeitslager [forced labor camp], in Bavaria. After the Nazi defeat, he will be refugee in West Germany. In 1952, he will immigrate to the US, where he will be naturalized in 1958, will change his first name to John.
In May 2009, he will be extradited to Germany. On 12 May 2011, aged 91, he will be convicted as an accessory to the murder of 28,060 Jews at Sobibor camp and sentenced to five years in prison with two years already served. He will appeal but will die in March 2012.
- April 23, 1943
The Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) has been formed on October 14, 1942, as the military branch of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), its faction that Stepan Bandera is leading, in Nazi occupied Poland and Ukraine.
In eastern Poland before WW2, Janowa Dolina is a model settlement for the workers of the Polish State Basalt Quarry
Before dawn, with the reinforcement of Ukrainian peasants, elements of the UPA, under command of Ivan Lytwynchuk, attack the village. 600 Poles, both genders, all ages, are hacked with axes, impaled or burned alive. The nearby German garrison does not interfere.
After WW2, Bazaltove will become the name of the site, in western Ukraine. After the independence in 1991, a nationalist monument will celebrate there the destruction of a base of Polish-German occupiers.
- April 28, 1943
Within the international Schutzstaffel (SS), a Ukrainian division is formed with volunteers from Galicia region, in German occupied eastern Poland, western Ukraine nowadays. German authorities pledge that the new formation will not confront Western allies, will fight the Bolsheviks. In February 1944, the division will operate against Soviet and Polish anti-Nazi partisans. In July, the Red Army will sweep up the Ukrainian SS. After last fighting in Slovakia and Austria, war crimes everywhere, the survivors will surrender to the British and US forces in May 1945
- July 11, 1943
With the reinforcement of Ukrainian peasants, elements of the UPA attack in Kisielin, Poland before 1939, the Roman Catholic church where Polish worshipers has gathered on Sunday. At least 60 men, women and children are gunned down. The wounded are killed with axes and knives
Janowa Dolina and Kisielin are emblematic sites in Western Ukraine of an ethnic cleansing, which is killing at least 50,000, maybe 100,000 Poles, between 1943 and 1945.
In 2022, the Ukrainian nationalists will still dare portray OUN and UPA as respectable resistance organizations against Nazi Germany and Soviet Union (cf. infra, The home debates, June 30, 2022).
- November 20, 1983
A plaque is unveiled at Bradford cathedral, Yorkshire, UK
Freedom for individuals. This plaque was unveiled by Yaroslav Stetsko, president of the Anti Bolshevik Bloc of Nations and dedicated by the very Rev. Brandon Jackson, Provost of Bradford, and the east European clergy on 20th Nov. 1983, to mark the 40th anniversary of the A.B.N. and the 20th anniversary of the Captive Nations Committee in Bradford, whose countries [Belarus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine] are denied their freedom
The Committee of Subjugated Nations (CSN) has been formed in Zhytomyr, occupied Soviet Ukraine, on November 22, 1943, after the Nazi defeat at Stalingrad, with representatives of Nazi organizations from eastern Europe -Hungarian Arrow Cross, Romanian Iron Guard, Ukrainian OUN (cf. infra, The home debates, June 30, 2022)-, under the aegis of Alfred Rosenberg’s (1893-1946) Reichsministerium für die besetzten Ostgebiete [Reich ministry for the occupied eastern territories]. Born in Tallinn, Estonia, Rosenberg was sentenced to death at Nuremberg, hanged on November 16, 1946
After the victory of Soviet Union, the CSN relocated to Munich, West Germany, where the British intelligence sponsored it, became in 1946 the Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations (ABN), mainly Ukrainian, conducted guerilla in Soviet Ukraine and other missions for Western intelligence agencies. Its leader was Yaroslav Stetsko, until his death in 1986.
Born in Tarnopol, Austro-Hungarian empire, nowadays Ternopil, Ukraine, Yaroslav Stetsko (1912-1986) was a Ukrainian nationalist, an antisemitic and anticommunist militant, the deputy of Stepan Bandera (cf. infra, The local debates, June 30, 2022). He participated in the meetings with the Abwehr (German military intelligence), when terrorist Bataillon Ukrainische Gruppe Nachtigall was formed in February 1941. He met Obersturmbannführer (SS lieutenant colonel) Otto Skorzeny in April 1944, in order to organize guerilla behind the lines of the victorious Red Army. Later leader of the ABN, he meets Ronald Reagan at the White House in 1983. Stetsko has built a lot of great relationships and networks. Soviet Union will be dissolved in 1991.
- June 28, 1996
Four years, 10 months and 23 days after the dissolution of Soviet Union, Ukraine adopts a Constitution as its fundamental law. The article 16 states that
to ensure ecological safety and to maintain the ecological balance on the territory of Ukraine, to overcome the consequences of the Chornobyl catastrophe — a catastrophe of global scale, and to preserve the gene pool of the Ukrainian people is the duty of the State
- January 1, 2009
He would be 100 years old this day. With a new stamp, the Ukrainian State pays tribute to Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian Nazi leader during WW2 (cf. infra, The home debates, June 30, 2022). Note the red and black colors of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), a genocidal paramilitary formation during WW2
The Ukrainian government is then the result of the orange revolution, right-wing, pro-West, pro-Europe. Viktor Yushchenko and Yulia Tymoshenko are president and prime minister, will be defeated in February 2010.
- March 15, 2018
A democratically elected government has been overthrown in a right-wing coup on February 21, 2014 (cf. infra, The home debates). In eastern Ukraine, Russian-speaking residents of Donbass have risen up against the Russophobia of the new authorities, who are calling them terrorists, have sent against them the army and Nazi paramilitaries.
Uzhhorod is a border town with Slovakia, at the southwestern end of Ukraine. In black clothes, two hundred militants demonstrate with international white supremacist symbols, sun and Celtic crosses. Some emblems are specifically Ukrainian, the red and black colors of the UPA (cf. supra, July 11, 1943), the Nazi Wolfsangel (cf. infra, June 15, 2019) and the flag of the Misanthropic division, an international Nazi organization which is based in Ukraine since 2013
These young people are members of Sich battalion, the military branch of Nazi Svoboda [liberty] party (cf. infra, The home debates, February 14, 2004). But that group is not an ordinary bunch of far-right agitators. Since August 2014, Sich is an official formation of special police, within the Ukrainian internal affairs ministry.
- March 23, 2018
In the US, the Congress approves the government spending bill, where a provision stipulates that
none of the funds made available by this act may be used to provide arms, training or other assistance to the Azov Battalion [cf. infra, June 15, 2019]
To the press, Representative Ro Khanna states
[…] I am very pleased that the recently passed omnibus prevents the U.S. from providing arms and training assistance to the neo-Nazi Azov Battalion fighting in Ukraine […] The State Department should pressure Kiev to dissociate itself with this group and investigate whether any of our weapons or training have already been provided to them […]
- April 28, 2018
Today is the 75th anniversary of the 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (cf. supra, April 28, 1943). The Ukrainian State has released a set of stamps in tribute to prominent members of the Ukrainian Nazi formation
- August 24, 2018
Wish you health, comrade, was so far the slogan within the Ukrainian army,
Glory to Ukraine ! Glory to the heroes !
is the new one, was the rallying cry of the Nazi OUN (cf. infra, The home debates, June 30, 2022) during WW2.
- June 15, 2019
In Mariupol, Donbass, Azov regiment displays its emblem for the 5th anniversary of the liberation, its victorious crackdown on the pro-Russia uprising there
The Wolsfangel (wolf hook) was a 15th-century heraldic charge in Germany, not Poland nor Ukraine, that everybody would have forgotten, except specialists. But the Nazis have included it in their runic symbols system between the 1930s and 1945. Among the Ukrainian nationalists who started raising their racism as an ideology, after the dissolution of Soviet Union, the Social National Party (SNPU, cf. infra, The home debates, October 13, 1991) was created in western Ukraine and chose again the Wolfsangel as its emblem. Some Nazi rioters bore it on Maidan square (cf. infra, The home debates, February 21, 2014). The fascist militants became militias, have been later legalized as national battalions of volunteers, against the uprising in Donbass
- December 16, 2021
At the United Nations general assembly, Russia puts forward a resolution against
glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fueling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
Its relevance is great but its target is clear. 130 countries support the motion, two vote no, Ukraine and its main sponsor, the US. All members of the European Union, the historical birthplace of Nazism, abstain
The Ukrainian government has not implemented Minsk peace agreements. On Feburary 24, 2022, Russia will start a special military operation, for liberation of Donbass, demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine.
- June 30, 2022
His anniversary is close and the Ukrainian State pays tribute to him with a new stamp
Roman Shukhevych (1907-1950) was a member of the OUN (Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists), the faction that Stepan Bandera was heading, a Nazi agent and collaborator, commander of the Bataillon Ukrainische Gruppe Nachtigall, a Ukrainian intelligence and terrorism formation that the Abwehr, German military intelligence, had formed, a captain within the Schutzmannschaft Battalion 201, an auxiliary police formation subordinated to the German Sicherheitspolizei. In August 1943, he became commander of the Ukrainian Insurgents Army (UPA). He was co-responsible of the slaughter of tens thousand Jewish and Polish civilians. The Soviet State security cornered and denazified him in Lviv, on March 5, 1950
- July 21, 2022
In Kiev, some Ukrainians pay tribute to fighters who have been killed in Mariupol, Donetsk People’s Republic, Donbass, between March 11 and May 20, from the encirclement of the city to the surrender of the last defenders in Azovstal steel mill. Their corpses have been later exchanged
Have you noticed the symbol on the coffin ? The Wolsfangel (cf. supra, June 15, 2019), these funeral are for fallen service members of Azov regiment, a formation of the Ukrainian national guard, subordinate to the defense ministry.
The Wolfsangel is a symbol, but how Azov has performed since 2014 ? The national battalion of special police, a punitive formation, has cracked down on civilian unrest, deliberately shelled residential areas where no troops were stationed, no military value facility were set. During the siege of Mariupol, Azov has used civilians as human shields, detained civilian hostages in Azovstal steel mill. These war crimes have been the political expression of supremacists who are regarding the Russian-speaking separatists in Donbass as Untermenschen.
- August 5, 2022
In the decree 559/2022, the president establishes an award for the defense of Ukraine, which will be granted to service members, civil servants, members of voluntary formations of territorial communities and every person who has
carried out volunteer activities or otherwise actively contributed to the performance of tasks related to ensuring the implementation of measures to ensure the defense of Ukraine, the protection of the safety of the population and the interests of the State in connection with the large-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine
Look at the shape that the four swords hilts are drawing. With no doubt whatsoever, that is a swastika.
Jewish president Volodymyr Zelenskyy is not necessarily a Nazi, rather a former professional actor and an opportunist, maybe a crook. He has been elected on May 20, 2019, on the promise of peace in Donbass, but quickly, the leaders of the Nazi organizations have taught him what should be his policy if he loved life, according to former and famous US intelligence officer Scott Ritter. De facto, he did not disarm the Nazi militias like Azov regiment, did not implement Minsk agreements and the Ukrainian forces are carrying on with the deliberate shelling of residential areas in separatist Russian-speaking Donbass. He is indeed enjoying life and according to the rumor, has earned several hundred million dollars in three years. The symbolism of the medal for the defense of Ukraine is a new clue that a strong fascist deep State is ruling the country, in accordance with its Western curators. In post Maidan Ukraine, Russian-speaking people have replaced Jews or Poles as Untermenschen.
- September 7, 2022
In the context of the Russian special military operation, the Ukrainian forces start on September 7, 2022, an offensive between Kharkov and Izyum. The military vehicles and in consonance, propaganda channels on social networks, are displaying the same thick white cross
The Balkenkreuz (bar cross) was the common sign on German Panzer on September 1, 1939, when began the invasion of Poland and WW2. The symbol later evolved and remained until 1945
The Ukrainian soldiery has well understood the message and the version of the West backed fascist army will evolve much quicker
- October 14, 2022
The Ukrainian State officially celebrates the Ukraine Defenders Day, an euphemism for the 80th anniversary, precisely, of a Nazi and genocidal organization, the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA, cf. infra, The home debates, June 30, 2022), which has been formed in 1942. No ambiguity on the site of the State Ukrainian Institute of National Memory
The same day, Volodymyr Zelenskyy awards the title of Hero of Ukraine to 99-year-old Myroslav Simchych, a documented war criminal. While he was captain within the UPA, on October 23, 1944, his men attacked a Polish village, where they slaughtered 81 civilians, men, women and children, 66 Poles, 14 Ukrainians and one Russian. After massacre and looting, the assailants burned 49 houses
- October 26, 2022
Kiev city council renames a street. The previous name was Malinovsky, the new one is Heroes of the Azov Regiment
Rodion Malinovsky (1898-1967) was born in Odessa, then Russian empire, now Ukraine, a Soviet marshal, commander in 1942 of the second Guards army, one architect of the victory against the Nazis at Stalingrad. Nazi militia in Kharkov in March 2014, national battalion of special police in May, attached to the Ukrainian national guard in November, Azov regiment (cf. supra, July 21) has been defeated in May 2022 in Mariupol.
Founder of the formation in 2014, Andriy Biletsky (1979-, center) speaks at the unveiling ceremony. Former member of the SNPU (social national party, cf. infra, The home debates, October 13, 1991) and Pravyi Sektor (right sector, cf. infra, The home debates, April 13, 2018), leader of the National Corps party, Biletsky is lieutenant colonel of police.
Representatives of the city council are present and also Maksym Zhorin, third commander of the regiment (2016-2017), officer within the SSO [special operations forces], who published on social networks on October 9, 2022, a video which is showing the assassination of collaborators, suspected pro-Russia civilians.
- November 4, 2022
At the United Nations, the Third Committee (social, humanitarian and cultural) approves eight draft resolutions. One is against
the glorification of the Nazi movement, neo-Nazism and former members of the Waffen SS organization, including by erecting monuments and holding public demonstrations in glorification of the Nazi past
Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cambodia, the CAR, Cuba, the DPRK, Equatorial Guinea, Laos, Mali, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela and Vietnam have co-authored that draft resolution.
At the general assembly, another one has been approved on December 16, 2021 (cf. supra), against glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism, racism, racial discrimination or xenophobia. Ukraine and the US have voted no, the whole European Union, birthplace of fascism and Nazism, has abstained.
Today, Ukraine and the Baltic States vote no. Moreover, in the context of the Russian special military operation for liberation of Donbass, demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine, a total of 52 countries vote no. Except the abstention of Turkey, the whole NATO votes no. Serbia abstains, Israel votes yes. Brazil, China, India, most South America, Africa and Arab world vote yes
Quod erat demonstrandum. In the context of its strategic support to Volodymyr Zelenskyy, through its votes, the Western block acknowledges that the denazification of Ukraine is a necessity
- November 13, 2022
Torches and Wolfsangel (cf. supra, June 15, 2019), Azov regiment (cf. supra, July 21, 2022) pays tribute at Sofia square, Kiev, to its fallen members during the siege of Mariupol
- November 18, 2022
While ambassador to Germany, his loudmouth became famous when on May 3, 2022, he called Kanzler Olaf Scholz a beleidigte Leberwurst (offended sausage). More interesting was his interview on June 30. German journalist Tilo Jung pushed him hard and Andriy Melnyk openly articulated his political sensivity, appeared as an apologist and ardent fan of Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian Nazi leader during WW2 (cf. infra, The home debates, June 30, 2022). He claimed that Bandera would not have been a mass murderer of Jews and Poles, nor a Nazi collaborator, that such accusations would be propaganda from Russia and Israel. But historical facts are cruel and Melnyk is a revisionist.
On June 9, Volodymyr Zelenskyy dismissed him (cf. infra, The home debates), like four other ambassadors. The issue was likely technical, not ideological, Ukraine willed more military support from these five countries. Melnyk is promoted today, appointed deputy foreign affairs minister.
- December 22, 2022
This day is a festival, an orgy of evidences. The coffin is carried on a US made military Humvee. In Lviv, historical birthplace of the Ukrainian Nazism, a honor military guard escorts the funeral of Yurii Shukhevych (1933-2022), hero of Ukraine since August 19, 2006, after the pro-West orange revolution. He was a far-right politician and the proud son of Nazi war criminal Roman Shukhevych (1907-1950, cf. supra, June 30)
Azov paramilitaries are regarding the winter solstice as the day of the dead. In tribute to fallen members of the Nazi regiment, they burn a fake drakkar, which represents the trip of the dead to the valhalla. I stress it, they are not a bunch of boy scouts at the stage of puberty, Azov is a formation of the Ukrainian national guard
- January 1, 2023
The press reports with complacency that in Lviv, western Ukraine, people celebrate the birthday of Stepan Bandera (1909-1959, cf. infra, The home debates, June 30, 2022), Nazi leader during WW2. The central government does not, but since the beginning of the Russian special military operation, is controlling the media, closely monitoring the ideological connotation of all publications
The photos come actually from the Telegram channel of Maksym Kozytskyi, the head of the local regional military administration (OVA), who writes
“If Bolshevism is replaced by another form of Russian imperialism tomorrow, it will also first of all turn with all its forces against the independence of Ukraine, its enslavement. The Russian people, as they still do, will bear that imperialism, will do everything to keep Ukraine enslaved” – Prophetic words of Stepan Bandera.
As a prominent Ukrainian bequeathed, we are fighting – the whole nation stands for freedom, the well-being of the Ukrainian nation. Today is the 114th anniversary of Stepan Bandera’s birthday. A person who demonstrated patriotism, determination, consistency in the fight for the homeland. We draw strength and wisdom from our great ancestors, and continue their work. We will win. Glory to Ukraine!
The official Twitter account of the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada (supreme council), references also Bandera for his birthday, deletes later the ideological message. Israeli left-wing newspaper Haaretz will stress it the day after
The choice of the quote is so interesting, is reflecting the objective alliance between NATO and the Ukrainian Nazism, for the dismantling of Russia.
- March 10, 2023
The high command of the Ukrainian armed forces attends the funeral in Kiev of Dmitry Kotsyubaylo, killed in Bakhmut area on March 7
Here are defense minister Oleksii Reznikov (fourth from left in the first rank), commander-in-chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi (third) and Kyrylo Budanov (first), head of the military intelligence (GUR). Even the president and an official guest, Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin, tour the ceremony
Voldoymyr Zelenskyy has stressed it, the awarded hero was a symbol. Dmitry Kotsyubaylo, callsign Da Vinci, was member of Nazi Pravyi Sektor [right sektor] organization, commander within the DUK (Dobrovolʹchyy ukrayinsʹkyy korpus, Ukrainian volunteer corps, its military branch, 67th mechanized brigade since November 2022) of the 1st battalion. One of his grandfathers was member of the UPA, the Ukrainian Nazi paramilitary organization during WW2, celebrated in Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Ukraine as a pantheon of national heroes.
The home debates
- October 13, 1991
In western Ukraine, Lviv was Austro-Hungarian (Lemberg) before WW1, Polish (Lwow) before WW2. The Social-National Party of Ukraine (SNPU) is founded there, 50 days after the dissolution of Soviet Union
Its emblem is a Nazi symbol, the Wolfsangel (cf. supra, The material evidences, June 15, 2019), that a formation of the armed forces, Azov, will later bear.
- February 14, 2004
35-year-old Oleh Tyahnybok is the new leader of the SNPU. In order to moderate the image of the Nazi party, he changes its name to Svoboda (liberty).
On March 4, 2014, after the rightist coup in Kiev (cf. infra, February 21, 2014), he will meet Secretary of State John Kerry
- October 14, 2007
Socialist militants protest in Kiev against another demonstration, which is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the UPA (cf. infra, June 30, 2022), the military branch of the Ukrainian nationalism during WW2, which has slaughtered tens thousand Polish civilians
On March 20, 2022, after the beginning of the Russian special military operation for liberation of Donbass, denazification and demilitarization of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy will ban all left political parties.
- June 27, 2010
In Lviv, UPA veterans pay tribute to Roman Shukhevych (cf. supra, The material evidences, June 30, 2022) for his 103rd birthday
- April 28, 2013
In Lviv, Nazi militants celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Ukrainian 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (cf. supra, the Material evidences, April 28, 2018). On the tee shirts of the first rank, meine Ehre heißt Treue means loyalty is my honour, was the motto of the SS during WW2
- July 21, 2013
In period uniforms, young militants bury in Lviv region, western Ukraine, the corpses of Ukrainian SS, who have been killed against the Red Army or anti-Nazi partisans, within the 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (cf. supra, The material evidences, April 28, 2018)
- February 21, 2014
Ukraine is an associate member of the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States, former Soviet Union) economic union since April 1994. Its president, Viktor Yanukovych, has been democratically elected on February 25, 2010. A free trade agreement was negotiated with the European Union, but on February 25, 2013, Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, stated that its enforcement required that Ukraine quit its association with the CIS. On November 21, Yanukovych put the signature of the agreement on hold.
In Lviv, Western Ukraine, protestors started chanting
for the EU, death to the enemies, dirty Russian speakers on the gallows
Their sponsor was Oleh Tyahnybok, leader of Nazi Svoboda party (cf. supra, February 14, 2004). First a few and peaceful in Kiev, the protestors were 500,000 at Maidan square on December 1, the most from the west, around a Nazi and bellicose core. US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland visited Kiev on December 5, supported the protestors. The economy was deteriorating, Ukraine was asking for financial support. Europe refused, Russia agreed. On December 17, 2013, a new deal was signed with Russia
At Maidan square, on February 18, 2014, shots targeted the riot police and the protestors, the situation has escalated to a bloodbath. On February 21, Yanukovych signs an agreement with the leaders of the parliamentary opposition and leaves the country. 103 protestors and 13 police officers have died. The Nazis hold one third of the interim government, notably defense. NATO has achieved a rightist coup in Ukraine.
Pro-Europe citizens and Nazis have rebelled late 2013 in the west and Kiev, against the legal government. Pro-Yanukovych and pro-Russia citizens will rise in March 2014 in Crimea and Donbass against Russophobia. The new government will call them terrorists, will send against them the loyal members of the armed forces and Nazi militants, legalized meanwhile as paramilitaries, which will start shelling civilian areas. That will be the beginning of the war in Donbass.
- May 2, 2014
In Donbass, a revolution has founded Donetsk People’s Republic on April 8, 2014. In order to crush federalism in Odessa, southern Ukraine, nationalist militants, many outsider, are clashing with local Russian-speaking autonomist protestors. The first attack the Trade Unions House, where left militants have settled their headquarters. They yell Kill the Russians, set ablaze the building with petrol bombs. People try to escape through windows, some fall and while injured, are beaten in the street. 48 victims are killed, burned in the building or slaughtered outside
- December 14, 2014
Ten months after the right-wing coup around Maidan square, Kiev hosts its first edition of Asgardsrei [ride of Asgard in Norwegian], an international festival of Nazi black metal (NSBM) music
The organizer is Alexey Levkin, a racist murderer who has fled Russia. Later in 2023, within the Russian Volunteer Corps (Russkiy dobrovol’cheskiy korpus, RDK), a bunch of Nazi refugees, Levkin will be involved in raids on Russian territory.
- October 14, 2016
In Kiev, veterans are celebrating the the 74th anniversary of the UPA (cf. infra, June 30, 2022), the military branch of the Ukrainian nationalism during WW2, which has slaughtered tens thousand Polish civilians. One is carrying a German Maschinenpistole 40
- April 13, 2018
In Kiev, young Pravyi Sektor [right sector] militants attack WW2 veterans, who are intending to lay flowers at the memorial to Nikolai Vatutin (1901-1944), Soviet leader of the 1st Ukrainian Front, whose armies have defeated the Nazis in Ukraine
The militants pour red paint on the monument
The Soviet general has died on April 15, 1944, after an injury during an ambush on February 28, in the vicinity of Ostroh, Rivne region, Polish territory before 1939, northwest Ukraine nowadays. Since December, the Red Army had crushed there the German 1. Panzerarmee
The Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA, cf. infra, June 30, 2022) has carried out the ambush, was then conducting guerilla behind Soviet lines, had so far slaughtered Polish civilians, when the Germans were controlling the region.
Pravyi Sektor is a Ukrainian Nazi political organization, is still bearing the red and black flag of the former UPA
- August 14, 2019
Bellingcat is a bunch of Western OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) nerds, whom British or US intelligence agencies may use as irregular auxiliaries. They publish on their blog a piece about the translations in Ukrainian and Russian of Brenton Tarrant’s manifesto, which was his claim of responsibility for his terrorist attack against Muslim worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, 2019. Then 28 years old, Tarrant slaughtered 100 victims with an assault rifle, 51 died. The readers of both translations are mostly in Ukraine, Bellingcat writes. But the article would be more complete if it precised that the Nazi organizations are illegal in Russia, where the State security agency (FSB) is chasing their militants, while in Ukraine, many members of the armed forces are openly subscribing to that ideology
A Ukrainian reader has sent that photo to the publisher after reception of the manifesto, at left. The bookmark is a flyer of Karpatska Sich battalion (cf. supra, The material evidences, March 15, 2018), which was formed in 2014 as the armed branch of Nazi Svoboda party (cf. supra, February 14, 2004). Sich is part of the nationalist paramilitary forces within the Ukrainian ministry of interior.
- December 3, 2019
Born in Lviv, western Ukraine, 42-year-old Volodymyr Viatrovych is historian, a revisionist and counterfeiter. Published in 2002, one of his first books is Army of the Immortals, where he disregarded sources and falsified stories, in order to glorify OUN and UPA (cf. infra, June 30, 2022). He reoffended in 2011 with The Second Polish-Ukrainian War 1942-1947, where he attempted to show that the mass killing of at least 50,000, may be 100,000 Polish civilians, would have been collateral damage of a war between Poles and UPA
After the rightist coup at Maidan (cf. supra, February 21, 2014), he has been a State representative, head between March 2014 and September 2019 of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory. No kidding.
Viatrovych enters this day the parliament as member of European Solidarity, a Christian democratic and pro-European Union party
- December 15, 2019
30-year-old Roman Zozulya is a Ukrainian international football player with Nazi sympathies. He is praising Stepan Bandera (cf. infra, June 30, 2022) on social networks, is supporting Ukrainian nationalist paramilitary formations since the outbreak of war in Donbass, is making jokes about Nazism, an individual behavior which is not exceptional in Ukraine
The issue becomes interesting when Zozulya plays for Rayo Vallecano, a Spanish club in Madrid, where supporters of his own team chant puto Nazi at him. Interesting because the Ukrainian authorities react to the denunciation of who he is. On Facebook, Voldoymyr Zelenskyy writes that Zozulya is not only a cool football player but a true patriot. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Kateryna Zelenko urges the Spanish authorities and the Spanish Football Federation to respond appropriately to the incident.
- June 9, 2020
On social networks, he promotes Natiokratie [in German], the major work in 1935 of Mykola Stsiborskyi (1897-1941). Mykola Kravchenko (1983-2022) is a historical character of the modern Ukrainian nationalist nebula, member of former Nazi Patriot of Ukraine paramilitary organization (1999-2004), member of Nazi National Corps party (2016- ?), the ideologue of Azov paramilitary organization (2014- ?)
Mykola Stsiborskyi (1897-1941) was a fascist, a thurifer of Benito Mussolini. Born in Zhytomyr, then Russian empire, Russian army captain during WW1, fighter later against the Red Army, he became in exile a prominent member of the OUN (Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, cf. infra, June 30, 2022). Yet a moderate, he was advocating for Natiocracy, an authoritarian one-party government which would enforce duty, hierarchy, discipline. His wife was Jewish and Stsiborskyi was not antisemitic. While the German Nazis were occupying his birthplace, he was gunned down there on August 30, 1941. The shooter was a member of OUN-B, the faction that was leading Stepan Bandera (cf. infra, June 30, 2022), a Ukrainian nationalist from the west, born in the Austro-Hungarian empire, in a region which was Polish before WW2.
In July 2019, the National Corps gathered 2.15% of popular vote, but Kravchenko is member of the deep State, the fascist paramilitary organizations which are deciding since 2014 on the main issue in Ukraine, Donbass, while Volodymyr Zelenskyy is making money. The ideologue is advocating for the concept of multilevel citizenship, is arguing that the right to vote should be limited to certain groups of people. The Russian special military operation will denazify him on March 14, 2022.
- January 1, 2021
A few hundred people parade in Kiev in tribute to Stepan Bandera (cf. infra, June 30, 2022), for his 112th birthday. They bear the flag of Nazi Svoboda party (cf. supra, February 14, 2004) and their banner claims
our religion is nationalism, our prophet is Stepan Bandera
- February 16, 2021
Lviv regional council appeals to government and parliament to amend the law on
the legal status and memory of fighters for the independence of Ukraine in the 20th century, in order to recognize the status of the soldiers of the first Ukrainian division of Galicia [14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS, cf. supra, the Material evidences, April 28, 2018]
- April 28, 2021
Today is the 78th anniversary of the Ukrainian 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (cf. supra, the Material evidences, April 28, 2018), which is celebrated every year in Lviv and for the first time in Kiev, where 300 militants parade
Volodymyr Zelenskyy reacts
we categorically condemn any manifestation of propaganda of totalitarian regimes -in particular the National Socialist- and attempts to revise truth about World War II
He condemns, we is his wish. So, the Ukrainian SS are officially inappropriate. They were under German command. But since 2015, Ukraine celebrates the Defenders Day (cf. supra, The material evidences, October 14, 2022) on October 14, for the anniversary of the UPA (cf. infra, June 30, 2022), which was Nazi, has slaughtered between 50,000 and 100,000 Polish civilians at its own initiative, has conducted later a guerilla against the enemies of the SS, the Red Army. That was the reality of WW2.
- May 7, 2021
I am wondering, what is the opinion of Volodymyr Zelenskyy ?
A municipal initiative, a new plaque is unveiled in Ivano Frankivsk (cf. supra, The material evidences, October 22, 1941), in tribute to a local hero, Mykhaylo Mulyk (1920-2020), former OUN militant, former SS within the 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS, Galizien
- February 27, 2022
For liberation of Russian-speaking Donbass, that the Ukrainian forces are shelling since 2014, demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine, Russia has started a special military operation on February 24. Three days later, this photo surfaces on social networks
The blue and yellow Ukrainian national colors are applied in this adaptation of the Reichskriegsflagge, German imperial war flag between 1938 and 1945. The two fighters are wearing the uniform and equipment of the Ukrainian SSO [special forces], may be members of Azov regiment.
- March 9, 2022
I have waged war, have fought at 17 years old. I am Ukrainian, I am Nazi, have fought against Donetsk People’s Republic.
[journalist, about Donbass inhabitants] Are they Ukrainian or Russian ?
I cannot call these people Ukrainians. We do not need them. When the Ukrainian tanks will enter Donetsk, they will be exterminated.
[journalist] Then, maybe we should stop the war now ?
No, we must exterminate them.
- April 10, 2022
The Ukrainian edition of US fashion and lifestyle magazine Vogue publishes an article titled Who is Bandera : 3 books about the legendary Ukrainian
“Stepan Bandera – a hero or a traitor?” “What wrong did Bandera do?” “What made Bandera famous?” These are just a few of the Google queries dedicated to Stepan Bandera. In recent months, the leader of the Ukrainian nationalist movement has become, without a doubt, one of the most popular Ukrainians in the world, facts about whom are now being searched on the Internet by both Ukrainians and not only… Well, objective answers to the question of who Bandera really was, it is not easy to find what values he professed and what he really wanted for Ukraine – but you can try to look for it in books. We have collected the most interesting fact […]
Beware, the first question, hero or traitor, is a trap. Traitor against what ? Stepan Bandera (1909-1959), national hero of Zelenskyy’s Ukraine, was indeed a Ukrainian nationalist, was born in Galicia, as a subject of the Austro-Hungarian empire, which was dismembered at the end of WW1. When he started his terrorist activity in the 1930s, Bandera was citizen of Poland and one of his first victims was the Polish interior minister. He has never betrayed anything, the problem with Bandera is that he was a Nazi (cf. infra, June 30).
- May 2, 2022
The Russian and republican [from Russian-speaking separatist Donetsk People’s Republic] forces are besieging Mariupol since March 11. The city has been freed but die-hard Ukrainian fighters, including the core of Nazi Azov regiment, are still entrenched in the basement of Azovstal steel mill, will surrender on May 20.
During a ceasefire, civilians are evacuated from the battlefield and among them, a deserter is spotted and taken prisoner
Many, even among millennials, still know what is the swastika, at right. ROA, at left, means Russkaya Osvoboditel’naya Armiya (Russian Liberation Army), also called Vlasov army (1944-1945). Nazi Germany recruited the members of this military formation among Soviet prisoners of war, Ukrainian, Belarusian or Russian. Soviet Union later tried general Andrey Vlasov, who was hanged on August 1, 1946.
- May 14, 2022
The battle for Mariupol will soon end, the Russian and republican forces have searched a base of Nazi Azov regiment in Yuryevka, a sea resort, about 40 km southwest of the city. Amid business cards of Western diplomats and the usual Wolfsangel, they have found an original badge where a famous historical character is portrayed
The tribute to Adolf Hitler is MY GRANDPA IS AN AUSTRIAN ARTIST.
- June 30, 2022
Jung & Naiv – Politik für Desinteressierte is a famous German interview program broadcasted on YouTube and Facebook. The guest is today Andriy Melnyk, ambassador from Ukraine since January 12, 2015. A three-hour-long interview
Journalist Tilo Jung reads a historical flier from the OUN
Muscovites, Poles, Hungarians and Jews are your enemies, destroy them !
About his national hero, the ambassador answers
Bandera was not a mass murderer of Jews and Poles […] was not a Nazi collaborator either […] The Poles also massacred the Ukrainians
that such accusations would be propaganda from Russia and Israel
Stepan Bandera (1909-1959) was a nationalist leader, born in Galicia, Austro-Hungarian empire, then Poland, when in 1934, he engineered the assassination of the Polish interior minister. The German invasion freed him and in 1940, he was managing the radical faction of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), a partnership with Abwehr (German military intelligence) and Gestapo. At the beginning of the Nazi offensive against Soviet Union, in June 1941, he pled with Adolf Hitler for an independent fascist Ukraine, ally of Nazi Germany, that he declared unilaterally in the occupied territories one week later. The German authorities had enjoyed the death of 4,000 Jewish civilians, whom the nationalists had slaughtered in Lviv and nearby cities a few days before, but disagreed on the independent stuff, arrested him temporarily in July. After the war, Bandera sought shelter in West Germany, where the US intelligence and Nazi underground groups were protecting him. The KGB managed to denazify him in Munich, on October 15, 1959
Since the 1930s, the OUN had always been an auxiliary organization of the German intelligence against Poland and Soviet Union. When they finally understood that the German Nazis would not grant them an independent fascist State, ally of Germany, the Ukrainian nationalists formed the UPA. Among lies and myths that many Ukrainians are broadcasting with the complacency of some Western media and politicians, especially in Canada, where the Ukrainian immigration is severe, one is that the Ukrainian nationalists would have fought against the German Nazis. FAKE. The Ukrainian nationalists, the OUN, the UPA, have NEVER fought against Nazi Germany. Actually, the German authorities did not give a damn about UPA, because Bandera’s thugs were carrying out an ethnic cleansing, later fought against the enemies of the Nazis, the Red Army. Between late 1942 and 1945, they slaughtered Polish civilians, at least 50,000, maybe 100,000. There were anti-Nazi partisans in nowadays Ukraine, they were Poles or Soviet fighters.
- July 1, 2022
The Ukrainian foreign ministry distances itself
The opinion of the Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk, which he expressed in an interview with a German journalist, is his personal opinion and does not reflect the positions of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry
- July 9, 2022
Melnyk is sacked. But the decree from Volodymyr Zelenskyy targets also the ambassadors to Hungary, India, Norway and Czech Republic. The sudden but obvious reason is that the Western military support is regarded as insufficient and his stance is not the best PR in the historical Heimat of Nazism. Melnyk has openly articulated his ideas, that mobs are sharing in Ukraine. His fall from grace is situational.
- July 11, 2022
Today is the anniversary of the massacre in Kisielin, then Nazi occupied eastern Poland, 79 years ago, now Kysylyn, western Ukraine, a remembrance day in Poland. The Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) writes on Twitter
On the National Day of Remembrance of Victims of Genocide perpetrated by Ukrainian nationalists, we’re honoring all people who perished in the Volhynian Massacre. President Karol Nawrocki is representing the IPN at the commemoration event in Warsaw
The ceremony takes place in Warsaw, while in Ukraine, location of the genocide, the nationalists are regarding the perpetrators, the Ukrainian Insurgents Army (UPA), as national heroes. No repentance in Ukraine, not even from the democratic government. The paradox is a serious breach within the Western civilization. The Asiatic hordes may exploit it.
- July 25, 2022
A French independent media releases on Telegram the interview of Karel Cherel-Salzburg, French volunteer within the International Legion of Territorial Defense of Ukraine, that the Ukrainian government has created on February 27, three days after the beginning in Donbass and Ukraine of the Russian special military operation, in order to attract foreign fighters
Cherel-Salburg is a Nazi militant, whom French intelligence, police and justice already knew. He is regarding himself in Ukraine as a defender of Europe [against Russia], quotes Léon Degrelle (1906-1994), a Rexist (catholic far-right) leader in Belgium in the 1930s, later Standartenführer (SS colonel) and commander of the 28. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Wallonien (1941-1945)
- August 15, 2022
Denazification is an ambitious mission. The debate has reached the vicinity of Volgograd, southern Russia, where in the context of the special military operation, the FSB manages to prevent two Nazis from blowing up a pipeline in support of Ukraine
The two criminals were Russian nationals, Nazi militants called Restrukts, fans of Maxim Martsinkevich (1984-2020), who died violently in the pretrial detention center in Chelyabinsk.
Also called Tesak, Martsinkevich was claiming Russian, Polish, Lithuanian and Belarusian origins, was deeply racist and violent. Within what he was naming the Restrukt movement, he formed in 2005 the now banned group Format18, where 18 was standing for Adolf Hitler.
- August 17, 2022
A touch of humour
- August 24, 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy celebrates the 31rd independence day of Ukraine [dissolution of Soviet Union in 1991], pays tribute, through a set of portraits, to young armed forces characters. Among them, 27-year-old, Mykhailo Malyuk (left), sergeant within special police Sich battalion, attached to the 93rd mechanized brigade of the regular army, is proudly displaying the badge (right) of the Ukrainian 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (cf. supra, The material evidences, April 28, 2018)
The proud reference to the Ukrainian SS is common among individuals of the armed forces. This screenshot is from a video that the British tabloid Sun has released in April 2022, from Borodyanka, northwest of Kiev. These men are members of the State security agency (SBU)
Another example in Mariupol, Donetsk People’s Republic, in May, when Nazi Azov regiment, a formation of the Ukrainian national guard, was surrendering. One of these two engineers was bearing the historical patch of the Ukrainian SS. The other one was displaying a modernized Totenkopf
The modernized Totenkopf (center) is pretty common within the Ukrainian armed forces. Its inspiration is the historical emblem of the 3. SS-Panzerdivision (left), with a modern military helmet on the skull. The last coquetry is on the helmet, which is displaying a key, the historical emblem of the 1. SS-Panzer-Division, Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (right). The Ukrainian compagny R3ich is selling that patch
For that independence day, he publishes a video on Facebook. The battle fatigue is US, the bust behind is a tribute to Nazi leader Stepan Bandera (cf. supra, June 30). Valerii Zaluzhnyi is commander in chief of the armed forces of Ukraine
- September 1, 2022
Unintended information from public propaganda TV channel France 2, which releases a complacent report from Ukraine. And reporter Maryse Burgot shares the video on Twitter. The subject is on the bounds of good taste, but never falls in, a pure piece of crude propaganda. A kid is equipped with fake bulletproof vest and Kalashnikov assault rifle, is saluting from the roadside the vehicles of the Ukrainian army.
But reality is in the details. On the other side of the road, two young girls give the Nazi salute
The voice-over do not even comment the nefarious detail. Imagination makes me laugh. I am wondering what was the action of Burgot’s elders, when a Kommandantur was set in their town, when the Propagandastaffel was ruling the information in France.
- September 26, 2022
The job is daily, but such a splendid specimen is newsworthy. Through a new obituary notice shared on social networks, Ukrainian officials and propaganda channels are mourning 27-year-old Yevhen Brach, whom the Russian forces have demilitarized in Donbass on September 21
The hero was born in Poltava, joined in 2015 the Foreign Legion, where according to his biographers, he served France 5 years. On his Telegram channel, he seemed proud of that experience
One of his last spiritual activity was to pay tribute to dead Ukrainian SS, the casualties in Brody on July 14-22, 1944, when Soviet offensive Bagration wiped out the 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (cf. supra, The material evidences, April 28, 2018)
His call sign was Mali and his testimony is substantiating vivacity of the Nazi legacy within the special forces of the Ukrainian regular army
- October 3, 2022
The picture of an injured Ukrainian POW surfaces on social networks. On his left breast, he is displaying as a tattoo the crossed hand grenades, which were the emblem of the most barbaric formation within the whole Nazi Schutzstaffel (SS) during WW2
Its leader was Oskar Dirlewanger (1895-1945), the SS-Sturmbrigade Dirlewanger was formed in June 1940, became in February 1945 the 36. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS. Its mission was Bandenbekämpfung (bandits fighting), anti-partisan warfare, its members were convinced criminals, the brigade was the penal formation within the SS
Its history is a string of abominable war crimes in Poland, Belarus, Slovakia and Hungary. Even members of other SS formations were horrified. During the sole Warsaw uprising, in August 1944, Dirlewanger’s schwarzen Jäger (black hunters) slaughtered tens thousand civilians, all ages, both genders, killed wounded people in hospital with bayonets and rifle-butts, raped and murdered the nurses.
This tattoo is not a coincidence. It is reflecting the feeling of many Ukrainian service members toward Russian-speaking separatist bandits and civilians in Donbass for eight years.
In modern Ukraine, Kraken is the penal formation of Nazi Azov regiment, is fighting between Kharkov region and Donbass
Its badge is displaying a Kraken, the legendary Scandinavian sea monster, a giant octopus and on its head, a characteristic arrow, which was the emblem of the 32. SS-Freiwilligen Grenadier-Division, bottom-fed with disparate elements in January 1945, that the Red Army wiped out early May, south of Berlin
- November 10, 2022
Due to a logistical nightmare, the Russian forces have started retreating the day before from the right bank of Dnieper river. The Ukrainians are not confronting them, are waiting for the Russian withdrawal before occupying the ground. Here are screenshots from a Ukrainian amateur video, a column of regulars -yellow armbands- and a brand new flag -I have never seen it before. An eagle is grasping the Schwarze Sonne, a legacy of Heinrich Himmler (1900-1945) and a Nazi symbol
- December 5, 2022
As conclusion of a five-year-long legal debate, the Supreme Court states that the insignia of the Ukrainian 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS, Galizien (cf. supra, The material evidences, April 28, 2018), does not belong to the Nazis, is therefore not prohibited in Ukraine
The argument of the court is that the emblem of the SS division is depicting a golden lion with three crowns on a blue shield, a common heraldic symbol, popular in different countries, that such a lion was already on the coat of arms of the Galicia-Volhynia principality (yesterday, 14th century).
That decision is a victory for the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory (cf. supra, December 3, 2019), an openly revisionist State agency. Many Ukrainians, members of the armed forces or civilians during demonstrations, are bearing nowadays the emblem as a reference to the Ukrainian SS
- December 19, 2022
From a Ukrainian propaganda channel on social networks, the official one of the former Mariupol city council, which does not need to hide them since most Western mainstream media are claiming that there is no Nazi problem in Ukraine. The day before, a car race has been held in Dnieper city, in support to the heroic defenders of Mariupol and Azovstal who are still in Russian captivity.
When Ukraine was occupying Mariupol, the city was headquartering Nazi Azov regiment and the former city council was ruling civil affairs. The republican forces from Donetsk People’s Republic and the Russian army besieged the city, where 8,000 Ukrainian fighters had been killed or taken prisoners, when the last one surrendered on May 20
These white boys [in English] are bearing Ukrainian flags, Azov ones with the traditional Nazi Wolfsangel and the banner of Dnieper football club, which is displaying a Celtic cross and the SS Totentkopf. Actually, Nazism is deeply imbuing the Ukrainian popular culture since Maidan (cf. supra, February 21, 2014).
A Lithuanian military association has sent gifts for the children of Ukrainian counterparts. Members of the 127th territorial defense brigade receive the packages in Kharkov. The background is interesting : the flag of the UPA (cf. supra, June 30), a Nazi paramilitary formation during WW2, the portraits of historical references, Nazi war criminals Stepan Bandera and Roman Shukhevych (cf. supra, the material evidences, June 30, 2022)
- January 26, 2023
War goes on. In still Ukrainian-occupied part of Donbass, besieged Bakhmut is a meat grinder, that the Russian forces will soon liberate. The Ukrainian military losses seem huge, many families do not know the fate of their relatives, whom the authorities prefer to regard as missing. In the cities, recruiting sergeants are arresting men between 20 and 55, who have so far escaped the general mobilization. NATO countries have announced the delivery of a few dozen Western tanks, which should not turn the tide. Ukrainian nationalists are sharing this photo on social networks. This Ukrainian fighter bears the red and black flag of the UPA, Nazi militia during WW2, the current colors of Praviy Sektor political organization. The cloth is also displaying the SS Totenkopf and the Wolfsangel, emblem of the Social-National Party of Ukraine (SNPU, 1991-2004) and Azov regiment (2014- ?)
- February 15, 2023
Since the beginning of the Russian special military operation, some Westerners, in passive or active ways, are involved in the sustainability of the local Nazi culture. First, most mainstream media have enforced a gag order on the issue. For about one year, they are telling that there is no Nazi problem or even, no Nazi, in Ukraine. That is passive. Some are active. This 31-year-old character is usually appearing childish and hysterical. I guess that his behavior is in part the result of a cultural deficit. He brags on Twitter with a Ukrainian military chevron which is displaying the portrait of Stepan Bandera, the Ukrainian Nazi leader during WW2
But you cannot judge a book by its cover and actually, Paul Massaro has no guts, would be unfit on a battlefield. After the outrage on the social network, he deletes later his tweet. The real problem is that he is not a high-school boy, but a US official. Massaro is policy advisor for the Helsinki Commission, a stuff about human rights in Europe. If the Western decline had to display a face, little Massaro would be a relevant choice.
- February 20, 2023
Emmanuel Macron is claiming that Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Ukraine is defending the values of democracy. France is shipping weapons and ammunition. An amateur video surfaces on social networks. The Atlanticist fighters use a French MO 120 RT 120 mm mortar
The piece leader is displaying the red and black flag of Pravyi Sektor, colors of the UPA during WW2, the SS Totenkopf and the Celtic cross, a religious symbol that supremacists have appropriated throughout the world. He synchronizes a Nazi salute with the shot.
- March 2, 2023
The Atlanticist forces carry out across the border a terrorist raid on Russian territory, Bryansk region
The assailants are members of the Russian Volunteer Corps (Russkiy dobrovol’cheskiy korpus, RDK), a bunch of Nazi defectors, who have settled in Ukraine for years, are usually working for the psychological department of the Ukrainian military intelligence (GUR), are bearing sometimes the symbols of the Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditel’naya Armiya, ROA, 1942-1945), Nazi auxiliaries during WW2.
- March 14, 2023
His personal collection surfaces on social networks, a Croatian volunteer has joined the Atlanticist forces in Ukraine
- March 29, 2023
Vadim Tokar is 25 years old, was 16 at the time of the right-wing coup on Maidan square. He was professional soldier since 2017, at 19, within the 36th marine brigade of the Ukrainian regular army, when he has surrendered to the Russian forces in Mariupol between April and May 2022. He is prisoner of war and the Russian TV interviews him
Third Reich, Hitler, he more or less advances us through life [in reply to a question] I think they did everything right [in reply to a question] Not everyone, only unnecessary people were killed in the gas chambers [in reply to a question about what are deserving the people in Donbass who have opposed Maidan] Gas chamber [in reply to a question] Yes, put them in the gas chamber [in reply to a question about the children in Donbass] They will grow up, all that is already written in their head […]
- April 1, 2023
The government is persecuting the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) due to its subordination to Moscow Patriarchate. The State security (SBU) arrests Metropolitan Pavel, the abbot of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra monastery. Ukrainian nationalists are mocking the worshippers who are praying nearby
One of the nationalists is tattooed on his right hand with a swastika inside a Schwarze Sonne. The black sun is a historical legacy of Reichsführer SS Heinrich Himmler. Such tattoo is pretty common in post-Maidan Ukraine.
- April 12, 2023
New badges are trending within the Ukrainian armed forces, here in a video from the tactical group Steppe Wolves, a company of volunteer veterans, too old to enroll in the regular army, within the territorial forces in Zaporojie region
The Ukrainian adaptation of the Nazi Reichsadler [imperial eagle], where the trident has replaced the swastika, is also displaying the red and black colors of the UPA, Ukrainian Nazi militia during WW2. The characters are discussing and the bearer admits that the inspiration is German. Western values.
- April 15, 2023
Orthodox Easter is tomorrow. Here are some Ukrainian stuffs at that occasion, in Poltava. I guess you are now specialists of this symbolism
- April 20, 2023
Ivan Pilipchuk, aka Ivan Zaliznyak, is a proud Ukrainian nationalist, currently member of the regular army, 3rd assault brigade, which has been formed on November 1, 2022, with elements of the national guard, the depot of Azov regiment. Pilipchuk was injured in September 2022, has lost one eye, was awarded on February 24, 2023. He writes today on his public Telegram channel
A Great Man was born today
Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889
- April 21, 2023
In French, I can say il vaut mieux voir cela qu’être aveugle. This says a lot about the compromise level of the Western societies and their media, the reasons why the wide world is shifting away from the West. The document is quite funny
British news agency Reuters, no kidding nor comment, releases a video about the training of a Ukrainian Spartan Storm [SS] brigade, which introduces a serviceman whose call-sign is Adolf.
- May 1, 2023
Today is an anniversary. Adolf Hitler had shot himself the day before in his Bunker. 78 years ago, the Red Army seized the Reichstag, where 800 Nazi defenders surrendered, despite the slogan Berlin bleibt deutsch, a few weeks before
A new amateur video surfaces on Ukrainian social networks. Here is the proper German Nazi Reichsadler, not its previous Ukrainian adaptation
That regular serviceman is member of the Ukrainian 79th air assault brigade, usually garrisoned in Nikolaev. He is currently on the front line, in Georgievka, still occupied part of Donetsk People’s Republic, about 35 km west of downtown Donetsk.
- May 2, 2023
Nobody was sued in Ukraine for the mass-killing on May 2, 2014 (cf. supra). Today, Ukrainian Nazis are still celebrating on social networks the day of Odessa barbecue
- May 19, 2023
Łukasz Jasina is spokesman of the foreign affairs ministry. In an interview with Onet, the main online news platform in Poland, he replies to a question
[Question] Should president Zelenskyy apologize for Volhynia, for the Volhynia massacre [cf. supra, the material evidences, April 23, 1943] ?
[Answer] The Ukrainian State did not do this, but president Zelensky should take more responsibility as Ukraine
- May 30, 2023
The slaughter between 1943 and 1945 of at least 50,000, maybe 100,000 Polish civilians, by UPA nationalists whom Ukraine is praising nowadays as national heroes, is still a cruel issue, even sensitive in the context of NATO support to Ukraine. The Polish press learns that Łukasz Jasina, so far spokesman of the foreign affairs ministry, has been suspended, sent on indefinite leave, after his statement on May 19. The sentence may come from higher, in the Atlanticist hierarchy, than the Polish government.
Since the rightist coup in February 2014, the Nazis are controlling the security and defense apparatus in Ukraine, State security agency (SBU), army, a nebula of paramilitary forces. They have disappeared from the democratic mechanisms, do not need them, are running the politic over Donbass, behind the legal government, which is playing on ambiguities, in order to survive
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