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Ukrainian nationalists force head of main state TV channel to resign (beaten by Svoboda Mob)
RT ^ | 3-18-14 | RT

Posted on 03/18/2014 10:39:37 PM PDT by tcrlaf

The head of the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU) has been beaten by members of the nationalist Svoboda party and forced to write a letter of resignation over allegations that his channel aired anti-Ukrainian content.

The office of the acting CEO of the National Television Company of Ukraine, Aleksandr Panteleymonov, was stormed by people who claimed to be members of the freedom of speech and information committee. What began as a loud conversation quickly turned into a fight.

A video of the incident has been posted online.

(Excerpt) Read more at rt.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Russia
KEYWORDS: mccain; russia; sorosngos; svoboda; tv; ukraine; viktoryanukovich; yuliatymoshenko
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And they are celebrating beating him in his own office. These are the people our "Government" are supporting.

"Svoboda (Freedom) party members yelled at the interim CEO and beat him in the face, accusing the channel of a lack of nationalism and forcefully demanding his resignation.

“Write your resignation!” Sit down! I told you, sit down!,” yelled one of the members while throwing punches and pushing Panteleymonov.

“You are feasting in my Ukraine!...Here is a paper, pen, write the resignation now quickly, you animal...You are Moskal (a derogatory term for Russian) garbage!”

He replied to the men, saying: “I am not Russian, I am Ukrainian.” But to that they responded: “You are Ukrainian? You are sh*t! You campaigned for Moscow, you lied to Ukrainians for our money!”

1 posted on 03/18/2014 10:39:38 PM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

“And we have newspaper people on the payroll, don’t we, Tom? And they might like a story like that.”

Just saying, be skeptical of everything you hear, from BOTH sides.

You know what the first casualty in war is.


2 posted on 03/18/2014 10:44:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: tcrlaf

RT.com Putin’s own propaganda arm.


3 posted on 03/18/2014 10:47:48 PM PDT by KOZ.
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To: KOZ.

Reminds me of the Nazi propaganda before the invasion of Poland which depicted those “evil” Poles torturing those “peaceful” Volksdeutsche.


4 posted on 03/18/2014 10:50:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: KOZ.; All

“You know what the first casualty in war is.”
“RT.com Putin’s own propaganda arm.”

True, but I’m more concerned by what the US Mainstream Media is refusing to cover about this, than what I am the Russians are saying.

If a Republican, oh say like George Bush, were in charge, they would be live with 24/7 updates about how the US was involved in this, and how badly he was messing it up.

Instead? Near silence....
It makes the Gay Media Messiah look bad, so it must be tossed into the fires of the Memory Hole.


5 posted on 03/18/2014 10:53:09 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: tcrlaf

Please stop drinking the Putin Neo-Soviet Koolaid...

RT is Putin’s propaganda arm here in the West.


6 posted on 03/18/2014 11:05:14 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: tcrlaf

Think. Anyone who knew Ukrainian could have easily made that video. The office would be a perfect setting for a propaganda film, since most offices look the same anyways, and since no one knew who this guy was before RT’s article, he could have been anybody. A plant, a defector (bribed, maybe?) or literally just some guy.


7 posted on 03/18/2014 11:05:49 PM PDT by Corporate Democrat
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To: tcrlaf
True, but I’m more concerned by what the US Mainstream Media is refusing to cover about this...

Anything the MSM says is a lie spun to prop up Obama and the Socialist left Rats, and anything they don't say is a lie of omission that they can't figure how to spin for Obama.

The Western MSM, False Witness and False Flag.

8 posted on 03/18/2014 11:07:32 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: dfwgator
Reminds me of the Nazi propaganda before the invasion of Poland which depicted those “evil” Poles torturing those “peaceful” Volksdeutsche.

LOL! Exactly what Putin's been doing.

9 posted on 03/18/2014 11:11:50 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: tcrlaf

Mutual warnings. There is going to be a “misstep.” Has the kenyan actually given Putin the go-ahead on Crimea? His faint protests might indicate that they are formulaic only. Was his promise of more flexibility “after the election” more explicit in detail than we have thought? How much more of the old Soviet Empire might it cover? Are Russian bases in Latin America involved?


10 posted on 03/18/2014 11:13:08 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: VeniVidiVici
We have Russian propaganda vs. US MSM propaganda and between the two liars they are painting the impression that there are only two kinds of Ukrainians. Direct descendants of Adolf Hitler and direct descendants of Vladimir Lenin.

Both liars would let you believe that any Ukrainian who doesn't fit one of those descriptions is just a cartoon not a real person. Pay no attention to non-media-stereotyped Ukrainians.

11 posted on 03/18/2014 11:22:33 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: tcrlaf
Russia: Government Tightens Screws After Sochi

(Moscow) – Russian authorities have detained hundreds of peaceful protesters in recent weeks, in most cases arbitrarily and in some cases with unnecessary force. The detentions are part of a new crackdown on free expression and assembly as the crisis unfolds in neighboring Ukraine.

12 posted on 03/18/2014 11:24:19 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: tcrlaf
Wikipedia
Rossiya Segodnya (official name: Federal State Unitary Enterprise International Information Agency Rossiya Segodnya; from Russian: Россия Сегодня, Russia Today) is the official Russian government owned international news agency founded by presidential decree on 9 December 2013. Rossiya Segodnya incorporates the former RIA Novosti news service and the Voice of Russia international radio service (formerly Radio Moscow).


13 posted on 03/18/2014 11:41:43 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: TigersEye
We have Russian propaganda vs. US MSM propaganda and between the two liars they are painting the impression that there are only two kinds of Ukrainians. Direct descendants of Adolf Hitler and direct descendants of Vladimir Lenin. Both liars would let you believe that any Ukrainian who doesn't fit one of those descriptions is just a cartoon not a real person. Pay no attention to non-media-stereotyped Ukrainians.

Apparently not many realize that the propaganda doesn't matter. The Russians make up their own propaganda to justify the invasion of other countries and follow the old dictator playbook for the invasion of the same.

14 posted on 03/18/2014 11:54:57 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: KOZ.

yep


15 posted on 03/18/2014 11:59:15 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: dfwgator

Three of the people in this film are Svoboda members of the current Ukrainian parliament.

“Ironically, one of the men involved in the assault was the deputy head of Ukraine’s committee on freedom of speech.”

Looks like everyone saying this was a propaganda video was completely wrong, unless you believe 3 Svoboda members of the Ukranian parliament were paid by Russia to do this.

http://www.euronews.com/2014/03/19/ukranian-tv-boss-assaulted-and-forced-to-resign-by-far-right-svoboda-mps/


16 posted on 03/19/2014 3:13:14 AM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: dfwgator
RT is a respected station. Have you seen the video?

I'm in and will take bets it is going to get worse.

These new Ukraine leaders are very very dangerous.
They won't last long at this rate however.

17 posted on 03/19/2014 3:15:19 AM PDT by MarMema ("If Americans really wanted Obamacare, you wouldn't need a law to make them buy it." Ted Cruz)
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To: Mount Athos
Probably they will say they are look alikes who were hired and trained to speak the language.

Nothing can be true about what Putin has said, you see. Otherwise they would not be able to enjoy the reliving of the adrenaline of WW2 or the excitement of a second Hitler emerging in Europe.

18 posted on 03/19/2014 3:26:52 AM PDT by MarMema ("If Americans really wanted Obamacare, you wouldn't need a law to make them buy it." Ted Cruz)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Do you speak Chechen?


19 posted on 03/19/2014 3:27:23 AM PDT by MarMema ("If Americans really wanted Obamacare, you wouldn't need a law to make them buy it." Ted Cruz)
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To: TigersEye
Pay no attention to non-media-stereotyped Ukrainians.

They are difficult to interview while hiding in their homes.

20 posted on 03/19/2014 3:57:27 AM PDT by MarMema ("If Americans really wanted Obamacare, you wouldn't need a law to make them buy it." Ted Cruz)
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To: tcrlaf

They arrived before the Russian troops?


21 posted on 03/19/2014 3:59:13 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: tcrlaf

The Svoboda party was first called the “Social-National Party of Ukraine”, and remains a National Socialist (i.e., Nazi) party.

The video speaks for itself.

If RT reports the weather, the anti-Russians on here will call it propaganda.


22 posted on 03/19/2014 4:54:25 AM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
If RT reports the weather, the anti-Russians on here will call it propaganda

Calling agitprop a bunch of BS is not nearly enough for me.

I have been wanting them nuked for over 55 years...

It appears to me that some folks have lost their minds supporting Putin for any reason.

23 posted on 03/19/2014 5:03:18 AM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: MarMema
RT is a respected station.

According to whom? Someone at peoplesword.org?

24 posted on 03/19/2014 6:11:02 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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oops . . . peoplesworld.org


25 posted on 03/19/2014 6:11:39 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
If RT reports the weather, the anti-Russians on here will call it propaganda.

Only if some neo-Bolshevik comes here to tell us that RT reported that Putin made the sun shine.

26 posted on 03/19/2014 6:13:29 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Oh probably by those of us who are not stuck in an outdated cold war armchair. And CNN international and much of Europe.


27 posted on 03/19/2014 6:14:22 AM PDT by MarMema ("If Americans really wanted Obamacare, you wouldn't need a law to make them buy it." Ted Cruz)
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To: MarMema

Wait a sec, North Korea radio is on . . . .


28 posted on 03/19/2014 6:15:24 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Yeah whatever. Spend some time in Europe and get back to me.


29 posted on 03/19/2014 6:47:53 AM PDT by MarMema ("If Americans really wanted Obamacare, you wouldn't need a law to make them buy it." Ted Cruz)
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To: MarMema

There’s a bright side to that, too—even the KGB/FSB knows how much time I’ve spent in Europe, so you don’t have access to that information. As for the latest in Russian newspeak, I get it from you here.


30 posted on 03/19/2014 6:59:58 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Cold Heat

Nuke Russia to make the wold safe for gay marriege, open borders, multiculturalism and transnational finance?


31 posted on 03/19/2014 7:01:16 AM PDT by Monmouth78
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To: KOZ.

So because it’s reported on RT it didn’t happen?


32 posted on 03/19/2014 7:11:44 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: mac_truck

Exactly correct. Its like global warming. If the evidence shows the Ukrainian coup leaders as sons of Madison and Jefferson, its cool. If it shows them acting like the Nazis, it proves the other side is faking evidence against them.

There is utterly no option where the coup is basically national socialist and wears emblems of the Third Reich.


33 posted on 03/19/2014 7:53:56 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: mac_truck

Its precisely the same game as no matter what the weather, it “proves” climate change/global warming is real. Snow, rain, hot day, drought, wind, still day, etc.

Maidan Nazis can throw paving stones, firebombs, take hostages, storm government offices, wear Nazi emblems, carry photographs of popular Nazi collaborators, be supported by Obama, Hillary, Kerry, the EU oligarchy, Soros, the MSM, and McCain, and that can only prove how dedicated they are to freedom.

Quite literally, there is nothing about them that can make their supporters pause and wonder why The EU, Obama and McCain are suddenly for freedom. Get it?


34 posted on 03/19/2014 8:04:53 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: arthurus

“Has the kenyan actually given Putin the go-ahead on Crimea? His faint protests might indicate that they are formulaic only. Was his promise of more flexibility ‘after the election’ more explicit in detail than we have thought?”

I’m wondering also, though admittedly I know very little about Russia. But those words Obama said to Putin seemed to be promising something...and also implied Obama already knew he would “win” re-election.


35 posted on 03/19/2014 8:06:45 AM PDT by Cedar
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To: Cold Heat
I have been wanting them nuked for over 55 years...

You don't think the Russians will fire back?

36 posted on 03/19/2014 8:32:46 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: MarMema
Do you speak Chechen?

Nope.

37 posted on 03/19/2014 10:22:13 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: TigersEye
We have Russian propaganda vs. US MSM propaganda and between the two liars they are painting the impression that there are only two kinds of Ukrainians. Direct descendants of Adolf Hitler and direct descendants of Vladimir Lenin. Both liars would let you believe that any Ukrainian who doesn't fit one of those descriptions is just a cartoon not a real person. Pay no attention to non-media-stereotyped Ukrainians.

Absolutely right

38 posted on 03/19/2014 10:40:51 AM PDT by boxlunch (Psalm 2)
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To: VeniVidiVici
The Russians make up their own propaganda to justify the invasion of other countries and follow the old dictator playbook for the invasion of the same.

That's true. Like we did in Serbia and Libya.

39 posted on 03/19/2014 12:03:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: MarMema

I am sure that is somewhat true but I have seen some interviews of “Ordinary Joe” Ukrainians on the internet. If the MSM wanted to get their stories they could. The Russian media is state controlled, the U.S. media is just useless and corrupt.


40 posted on 03/19/2014 12:08:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye
That's true. Like we did in Serbia and Libya.

Strange. I missed the news reports of having to go in to protect an American speaking populace living in Serbia and Libya to justify an invasion and annexation. Didn't know there was such a large American diaspora living along the Med.

41 posted on 03/19/2014 12:51:05 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Who said anything about excuses that sound that good?


42 posted on 03/19/2014 1:02:31 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

LOL! Because the communists are not imaginative. They have to reuse the same tired BS over and over. Makes it even more amazing that folks eat it up.


43 posted on 03/19/2014 1:11:17 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: VeniVidiVici

I was amazed that anyone bought 0bama’s lame logic for bombing Libya into rubble. If they didn’t buy it there sure wasn’t any resistance to it.


44 posted on 03/19/2014 1:17:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye
I was amazed that anyone bought 0bama’s lame logic for bombing Libya into rubble. If they didn’t buy it there sure wasn’t any resistance to it.

Nobody cared.

45 posted on 03/19/2014 1:22:14 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: VeniVidiVici
But now Russia is supposed to feel shame when Biden bloviates about invading sovereign countries!?! Our Congress can share the blame for our weak standing in the world for sitting idly by while the Jug-eared jackass used our military like his personal plaything.

Putin can go suck a plutonium popsicle but credibility is earned and we're running a little short these days.

46 posted on 03/19/2014 1:31:28 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye
RT television and Putin are running even lower -- as to credibility.

First --- the Russians take over all the the tv. stations (in the Crimea, anyway) then they bitch about having something of the similar?

97 percent vote in the Crimea to join Russia? Huh? if you or any other cannot see the inherent problem with those results I would say they are either ignorant, or stupid.

That vote came about from a Russian invasion of sorts, troops without insignia empowering the ignorant mouth-breather Berkut and any other Russia-leaning whoever to go about intimidating any who oppose themselves -- while saying they are doing it to "keep order".

Do you know the Russians mined the border between what's presently left of Ukraine, and the Crimean? And they are letting Russian extremists create and man "checkpoints" in and out?

Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine (Dispatch Six)

check out this group's other dispatches. They are there, capturing it on film. Go through about 10 of them, then decide.

47 posted on 03/19/2014 1:50:33 PM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: BlueDragon

Where did you see anything at all in posts that indicates that I give any credibility to RT or Putin? Where?


48 posted on 03/19/2014 2:02:10 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: DesertRhino
There is utterly no option where the coup is basically national socialist

Of course, Soviet Socialist=good, National Socialist=bad, for some reason the Putinistas can't explain.

49 posted on 03/19/2014 2:41:06 PM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Science is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: tcrlaf; All
The RT report is entirely accurate and the United States is actively supporting the Neo-Con, Neo Nazi, Fascista Homo coup.

Admitted here: US Embassy Kiev

Up the Neo-Con Fascista Homos!

The liars are the Obama regime and the Western MSM.

50 posted on 03/19/2014 3:10:14 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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