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Ukraine party accused of anti-Semitism receives top positions in new government
Daily Caller ^ | 1/27/14 | Scott Greer

Posted on 03/02/2014 9:00:06 AM PST by jimbo123

As the fires die down from the turmoil in Kiev, a political party that has been accused of promoting anti-Semitism and xenophobia is set to reap the benefits of the new government arrangement.

The Svoboda Party will take control of not one, but three ministries in the interim government.

These posts include the deputy prime minister and the heads of the agriculture and environmental ministries. In addition to these positions, a Svoboda lawmaker was appointed the new prosecutor general in the interim government.

Svoboda’s leader, Oleh Tyahnybok, is one of the leading opposition figures during the recent crisis in Ukraine and met with Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain when the former presidential candidate visited the tumultuous country last December.

Tyahnybok and other party leaders have been accused of making numerous anti-Semitic and racist remarks. In 2004, Tyahnybok urged his party in a televised speech to fight “the Moscow-Jewish mafia ruling Ukraine.”

In 2012, deputy party leader Ihor Miroshnychenko called actress Mila Kunis, who was born in the Ukraine, a “dirty Jewess,” which instantly drew international condemnation. Another party official, Yuriy Mykhalchyshyn founded a think tank called the Joseph Goebbels Political Research Centre, which was named as a tribute to the notorious Nazi propaganda minister.

Even the founding name and original name of Svoboda bear an eerie resemblance to the Nazis. They were founded as the Social National Party of Ukraine and adopted the “wolfsangel” rune as their party logo, which was also a symbol used by Waffen-SS divisions in World War II and is a popular icon among neo-Nazis.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: agitprop; putinsbuttboys; russia; ukraine; viktoryanukovich; yuliatymoshenko
Tyahnybok is finding out he has no army but the Bandera Nazis.
1 posted on 03/02/2014 9:00:06 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Kiev city hall now has a banner of Stepan Bandera, a WW2 Nazi collaborator. The far right in the Ukraine... pic.twitter.com/AbufIIkhN1


2 posted on 03/02/2014 9:08:15 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

The Nazis are not far right.


3 posted on 03/02/2014 9:09:41 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: RummyChick

I wonder if they’re going to put up a banner of John Kerry and John McCain, too.


4 posted on 03/02/2014 9:13:39 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: RummyChick

In 2005 Tyahnybok signed an open letter to then Ukrainain president Viktor Yushchenko urging him to ban all Jewish organisations, including the Anti-Defamation League, which he claimed carried out “criminal activities [of] organised Jewry”, ultimately aimed at the genocide of the Ukrainian people.

In a leaked phone conversation with the US ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, US secretary of state Victoria Nuland revealed her wish for Tyahnybok to remain “on the outside” but to consult opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk “four times a week”.

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/america-backing-neo-nazis-euromaidan-1437848


5 posted on 03/02/2014 9:14:28 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: jimbo123

c) John McCain has been the big driving force for regime change against Yanukovych, but McCain’s 2008 campaign chief’s lobby firm, Davis Manafort, managed Yanukovych’s political campaigns and his lobbying efforts in the US.

https://tendancecoatesy.wordpress.com/2014/02/25/ukraine-everything-you-know-may-be-wrong/


6 posted on 03/02/2014 9:16:48 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

“What role the neo-fascists and descendants of Bandera will play in the near-term future is the big question. Their role in the protest’s vanguard is definitely scaring a lot of people in the east of Ukraine and Crimea, and could precipitate a violent split. On the other hand, by far the most likely scenario is that the neo-fascist/ultranationalists in Svoboda will be absorbed into the pro-West coalition and politics, as they’re still a minority in the coalition. Neoliberalism is a big tent that is happy to absorb ultranationalists, democrats, or ousted president Yanukovych.”


7 posted on 03/02/2014 9:18:23 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: jimbo123
As the fires die down from the turmoil in Kiev, a political party that has been accused of promoting anti-Semitism and xenophobia is set to reap the benefits of the new government arrangement.

Anyone that looks out for their own people are accused of "anti semitism" (tm).

8 posted on 03/02/2014 9:19:20 AM PST by Hacksaw (I haven't taken the 30 silvers.)
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To: jimbo123

“Another party official, Yuriy Mykhalchyshyn founded a think tank called the Joseph Goebbels Political Research Centre, which was named as a tribute to the notorious Nazi propaganda minister.”

Oh, this will be rich. No wonder the rabbi urged his people to flee the post-putsch Ukraine.


9 posted on 03/02/2014 9:20:01 AM PST by Psalm 144 (1. Sow. 2. Reap. 3. Eat the result.)
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To: Hacksaw

Svoboda (political party)

The All-Ukrainian Union “Svoboda” translated as Freedom, is a Ukrainian nationalist political party and currently one of the five major parties of the country.Five members of the party hold positions in Ukraine’s government.

The party was founded in 1991 as the Social-National Party of Ukraine a reference to National Socialism

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svoboda_(political_party)


10 posted on 03/02/2014 9:24:05 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: Psalm 144; RummyChick
Here is another one:

Pol's Anti-Semitic Tirade Againt Mila Kunis

11 posted on 03/02/2014 9:24:35 AM PST by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: jimbo123
Good to know that in the 21st century, the democraic countries the US, 28 European countries and the NATO supports a neo-nazi elements in the Ukrainian government.

It's more than outrageous, I have no words to qualify it. It's for THAT the Allies fought in the WWII, to see again THIS? What has become of the "Never again" ?

Svoboda leader Oleh Tyahnybok, he has claimed that a "Moscow-Jewish mafia" rule Ukraine and that "Germans, Kikes and other scum" want to "take away our Ukrainian state."


12 posted on 03/02/2014 9:26:09 AM PST by Marguerite ( When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Marguerite
I would say that these beliefs are certainly reprehensible but international politics is a tricky business. If our policy was to never involve ourselves in any global matter unless 100% of the beneficiaries of our intervention were freedom loving, western style democratic types we wouldn't ever have a say in anything.

I would think the principal of protecting a sovereign nation from invasion by an enemy superpower would trump the messed up beliefs of one party within the invaded country.

That being said, I am still not sure how much we should involve ourselves in this particular fight.

13 posted on 03/02/2014 9:45:58 AM PST by nitzy
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To: Hacksaw
"Anyone that looks out for their own people are accused of "anti semitism" (tm)."
Were the racial policies of the 3rd Reich justified? Was the Final Solution justified? Ukrainian Jews, secular or religious, do not trace their political or ideological lineage to Lazar Kaganovich, but many Ukrainian Ultra-Nationalist groups do trace their political and ideological lineage to Stepan Bandera.
14 posted on 03/02/2014 9:51:00 AM PST by JadeEmperor
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To: JadeEmperor

Look up who implemented the Holodomar and why it was done. Would you feel better if Ukrainians implemented DNA testing for immigrants?


15 posted on 03/02/2014 10:05:31 AM PST by Hacksaw (I haven't taken the 30 silvers.)
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To: Hacksaw
"Look up who implemented the Holodomar and why it was done. Would you feel better if Ukrainians implemented DNA testing for immigrants?"


The Holodomor was implemented by Joseph Stalin and Anteist Soviet Communists. Right? Riiight?
"Would you feel better if Ukrainians implemented DNA testing for immigrants"


Jews have had a longer presense in what is now Ukraine than White Anglo Saxons on the North American continent :) Why, Oleh Tyahnibok himself might find a J1 or J2 haplogroup buried in there. With all the history of rapes going back in force since the time of Bogdan Khmelnitsky and an intermarriage or two (the past 200 years) Yulia Tymoshenko's grandpa.

But I would definitely feel better if I had a Golem or two and and army of shabbos goyim at my command /s Makes for a polite society among the Hacksaws of this world. :)))
16 posted on 03/02/2014 10:18:56 AM PST by JadeEmperor
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To: Marguerite
Good to know that in the 21st century, the democraic countries the US, 28 European countries and the NATO supports a neo-nazi elements in the Ukrainian government.

They also arm and support Christian killing jihadi terrorists trying to overthrow the legitimate government of Syria.

17 posted on 03/02/2014 10:35:24 AM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: RummyChick

You know that Stepan Bandera fought the Nazis as well as the Soviets, right?


18 posted on 03/02/2014 10:35:40 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: RummyChick

“What role the neo-fascists and descendants of Bandera will play in the near-term future is the big question. Their role in the protest’s vanguard is definitely scaring a lot of people in the east of Ukraine and Crimea...”

I read a fascinating article this morning about a former IDF soldier (a Ukrainian Jew) who fought alongside and took orders from the Banderists. He seemed to have little problem with them.


19 posted on 03/02/2014 10:39:55 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: Hacksaw
Bears repeating:

Anyone that looks out for their own people are accused of "anti semitism" (tm).

The poster of this thread has been doing Putin's job on Free Republic in the last days, seeking out and posting articles alleging Nazism (that is as I understand it membership in the NSDAP party which we all thought had ceased existing), and various other mortal sins against American made political correctness among the Ukrainians.

20 posted on 03/02/2014 10:47:40 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: RummyChick
Kiev city hall now has a banner of Stepan Bandera, a WW2 Nazi collaborator.

Not good.

21 posted on 03/02/2014 10:49:43 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: jimbo123

I’m sure the Bandera-ites were a minority of the protestors.

But then again, the Bolsheviks were a minority among those who were protesting against the Czar...In chaos, the most ruthless usually wins.


22 posted on 03/02/2014 10:50:40 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: vladimir998


What about Bandera and the Liviv Pogrom of 1941? Or do you want to forget about them?
23 posted on 03/02/2014 10:58:38 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: vladimir998

This time around it’s either the Nazis or the Russians.

Until such time as it turns around again.

For those of you that cant keep track...the State Department sides with the jailed billionaire Oligarch’s side in this and wants the Neo Nazi conferred with on a regular basis

So Oligarch regime back by Neo Nazis is the US plan as per the leaked call by Nuland


24 posted on 03/02/2014 1:51:28 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

“This time around it’s either the Nazis or the Russians.”

No, it could just be the Ukrainians in charge of the Ukraine.
Not all Ukrainians are Nazis.


25 posted on 03/02/2014 1:56:04 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Some powerful Neo Nazis are behind this coup.

With the help of the US.

So yes,it is the Russians or the Nazis this time around.

Of course, Ukraine being Ukraine...Russians and Nazis may form a coalition, too.

“Everyone looking for a proxy side to support or oppose in the Ukraine political dynamic will be disappointed. Ukraine politics go by their own rules. Today’s neoliberal ultranationalist could be tomorrow’s Kremlin ally, and visa-versa. Just look at what happened to the Orange Revolution—nothing. To wit:”

https://tendancecoatesy.wordpress.com/2014/02/25/ukraine-everything-you-know-may-be-wrong/


26 posted on 03/02/2014 2:09:51 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

It’s not a coup. It’s a rebellion. There’s a difference. Also, the prime players are Ukrainians who were fed up with the corruption of the pro-Moscow regime. Thus, it is not “Russians or the Nazis this time around”.


27 posted on 03/02/2014 2:14:15 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Some of the instigators who are bringing in the arms are powerful Nazis. Do you just turn a blind eye to that.

My oh my...what could go wrong when a Powerful Neo Nazi is made the Chief Prosecutor of a corrupted 3rd world land....


28 posted on 03/02/2014 2:28:33 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

“Some of the instigators who are bringing in the arms are powerful Nazis.”

Actually, technically speaking none of them are Nazis. What you mean is that they are anti-Semitic. I doubt any of them are socialist - which is a pre-requisite to being a true Nazi. And, quite frankly, Nazi of not, what they did was right.

“Do you just turn a blind eye to that.”

No, I just don’t see Nazis lurking under every Ukrainian’s bed.

“My oh my...what could go wrong when a Powerful Neo Nazi is made the Chief Prosecutor of a corrupted 3rd world land....”

1) It’s not the Third World. 2) He might not be as bad as Eric Holder. 3) No matter how bad he is, the rebellion was morally justified.


29 posted on 03/02/2014 2:44:13 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Well if they were “Nazis”, somebody forgot to tell Hitler.

They were scum, but they weren’t “Nazis”, more opportunists.


30 posted on 03/02/2014 2:45:17 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

“Well if they were “Nazis”, somebody forgot to tell Hitler.”

Exactly. Everyone keeps throwing around the word Nazi. The only Slavs I know of who the Nazis accepted as a worthwhile race were the Cossacks.

“They were scum, but they weren’t “Nazis”, more opportunists.”

Worse. They were purist ideologues. Opportunists can be reasoned with. Ideologues can only win or die trying.


31 posted on 03/02/2014 2:48:22 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

The sad fact is, Ukrainian partisans and Polish AK would have made a good team to keep their lands free, but the hardcode Ukrainians would have none of it.


32 posted on 03/02/2014 2:49:30 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: vladimir998
Good evening.

Worse. They were purist ideologues. Opportunists can be reasoned with. Ideologues can only win or die trying.

Correct, and in history, much carnage has happened between the "win" and the "die."

5.56mm

33 posted on 03/02/2014 2:54:23 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: dfwgator

“The sad fact is, Ukrainian partisans and Polish AK would have made a good team to keep their lands free, but the hardcode Ukrainians would have none of it.”

They would have failed together. That’s still not success. And the Poles would have only fought for Poland - just like the Ukrainians would only have fought for Ukraine. Poland had a long history of treating Ukrainians like crap. And the Ukrainians had a long history of holding grudges.


34 posted on 03/02/2014 2:54:33 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998


New member of Parliament Far left in picture. March in commemoration of the 68th anniver-sary of the establishment of the Waffen - SS Galizien
35 posted on 03/02/2014 2:56:15 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: vladimir998
They would have failed together

We don't know that. What we know that together they represented a powerful military presence, and that perhaps the West might have noticed and acted.

36 posted on 03/02/2014 2:56:21 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: vladimir998

Svoboda poster
Lviv, April 2009. Svoboda poster: “The pride of the nation: The Ukrai-nian Division “Galicia.” They defended Ukraine.” Image Copyright Lucyna Kulin´ska
37 posted on 03/02/2014 2:58:57 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: vladimir998

There are Holocaust/Soros/EU obsessives here who despise the Poles, the Ukrainians, the Baltics and love the Red Army Liberators.

And they don’t even know that a ‘Nazi’ was a member of the German NSDAP political party which ceased existing in 1945, and no, the party did not conduct the war between 1939 and 1945, nor did it commit war crimes.


38 posted on 03/02/2014 3:03:52 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: RummyChick

Sorry, having grown up with a whole lot of Eastern Europeans, Finno-Ugrians and Central Asians - Estonians, Latvians, Lithuanians, White Russians, Ukrainians, Kalmyks, Finns, Hungarians, etc. - you learn early that they felt compelled to choose the Nazis over the oppressive Communists to rid their countries of those oppressive Communists. I don’t hold that against them. Thus, I’ve never believed the existence of ethnic based SS formations was anything in itself to be ashamed of. These people are thought of as patriots in their home countries by many of their fellows.


39 posted on 03/02/2014 3:13:12 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

So why did Bandera and Crew go after Poles, who hated Communists even more than they did?


40 posted on 03/02/2014 3:14:04 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: vladimir998

From about TWO YEARS AGO...

and now..they have the US backing.
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/ukraine-svoboda-nationalist-party-nazi-echoes-hitler-pt-2?page=0,1
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/ukraine-svoboda-nationalist-party-nazi-echoes-hitler-pt-2

“that’s irrelevant to Svoboda followers. Mychalchyshyn said: “We are against diversity.” In his writings, he says, “We consider tolerance a crime.”

The young ideologue promises a parliament composed of Ukrainians voted for by Ukrainians. Minorities will be given seats based on their proportion of the population. But they won’t be able to vote. His supporters also like his promise to get Ukraine’s nuclear weapons back. When the Soviet Union collapsed the nuclear weapons based in Ukraine were returned to Russia or were decommissioned. “It’s a mentality,” said Mridula Ghosh, a sociologist who works for the East European Development Institute in Kiev. “Svoboda is anti-immigrant, xenophobic, and anti-Semitic”


41 posted on 03/02/2014 3:14:51 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: Revolting cat!

I think those “Holocaust/Soros/EU obsessives” live in a la-la land where they forget that peoples and nations (including ours) have long relied on hard men and not angels to keep their people free.


42 posted on 03/02/2014 3:15:41 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: dfwgator

Sasha Beliy - a Ukrainian gangster and a lieutenant of Dimitri Yarosh - a Maidan protest leader. Here he is attending a session of Rovno regional parliament. Note AK and knives he is using to back his ‘advice’ to vote for a free housing for ‘Maidan heroes’ and to criminalize Communist party and Party of Regions:
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xpVXi3kPbAs

This same person again visiting a district attorney. Note how he is using necktie to suffocate attorney and beats his deputy in a face:
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9zXfg1NFMrU

Sasha is ‘famous’ for traveling into Chechnya to fight along terrorists. He is advocating ‘Greater Ukraine’ expanding further into mainland Russia and Poland, including killing local Polish and Russian population ‘to make sure no Jews left alive anywhere near’.

I guess Ukies are now happy with their protests. These are guys running the show now.


43 posted on 03/02/2014 3:19:53 PM PST by cunning_fish
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To: dfwgator

“So why did Bandera and Crew go after Poles, who hated Communists even more than they did?”

Because they believed the Poles were living in their country and were a constant hindrance to an independent Ukraine. Check the map: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Nationalities_in_Second_Polish_Republic_ca._1931.png


44 posted on 03/02/2014 3:21:37 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: RummyChick

Nothing you posted gainsays anything I said. You seem to confuse one thing with another as if they were the same.


45 posted on 03/02/2014 3:23:33 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: JadeEmperor
But I would definitely feel better if I had a Golem or two and and army of shabbos goyim at my command /s Makes for a polite society among the Hacksaws of this world. :)))

Whatever. I'll tell you what - from now on before I post something I will ping you so you can thought-police it and vet it for correctness.

46 posted on 03/03/2014 5:26:51 AM PST by Hacksaw (I haven't taken the 30 silvers.)
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