Yet Another Six Million: The Fable of Pogroms against Jews in Tsarist Russia

by Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson (Rusjournal) The author is a well-known academic historian of Russia and Ukraine, which he approaches from a Christian (Russian Orthodox) and nationalist perspective, arguing that nationalism and Christian Orthodoxy are inseparable. He also writes widely on current affairs. Rare for contemporary Western historians of Russia, he sources original materials in Russian, pulling back the veil on much misunderstanding, ranging from modern history back to Russia’s very beginnings in the Middle Ages.

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Western Media and Elites Supported the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War – the Ugly Truth Emerges

by Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson (Where The Power Lies) The author is a well-known academic historian of Russia and Ukraine, which he approaches from a Christian (Russian Orthodox) and nationalist perspective, arguing that nationalism and Christian Orthodoxy are inseparable. He also writes widely on current affairs. Rare for contemporary Western historians of Russia, he sources original materials in Russian, pulling back the veil on much misunderstanding, ranging from modern history back to Russia’s very beginnings in the Middle Ages.

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This Is What 19th c. Russian Families Were Like Before the Devastation of Communism

by Marina Bogdanova (Russkiy Mir) The Nobility. Duty and Honor As soon as he was born, the Russian nobleman already had a purpose and destiny. He was destined for service, specifically for government service. Moreover, this child had a particular lineage, and from the moment of his birth, he was embedded in a genealogical chain, making him not simply a private individual, but a continuation of his family. He had ancestors, whom he doubtlessly knew and honored, and his behavior had to maintain a standard that would not possibly stain the family’s honor, but instead would increase it as much as possible.

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Ivan the 'Terrible' Wasn't Terrible at All – an Oligarch-Busting, Virtuous Hero, Demonized by the West

by Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson (czipm.org) The author is a well-known academic historian of Russia and Ukraine, which he approaches from a Christian (Russian Orthodox) and nationalist perspective, arguing that nationalism and Christian Orthodoxy are inseparable. He also writes widely on current affairs. Rare for contemporary Western historians of Russia, he sources original materials in Russian, pulling back the veil on much misunderstanding, ranging from modern history back to Russia’s very beginnings in the Middle Ages.

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How the US Provoked the Ukraine Crisis

by Boyd Cathey () Friends,  In the midst of this latest “Ukrainian Crisis” (fanned by the frenzied Neocon/US State Department globalists), I am reminded of a very solid volume I read in 2015, during what was back then the latest Ukrainian Crisis: Frontline Ukraine, by Prof. Richard Sakwa (he’s son of a Polish WW II officer). Here (below) is a review of that volume by the distinguished author, columnist, and well-known traditional conservative, Peter Hitchens of The Daily Mail. I believe Hitchen’s review and Sakwa’s study continue to have relevance for us today.  

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Wonderful A Capella of Famous Russian Folk Song (Not for Me, 'Ne Dlya Menya' – Video)

by Babkini Vnuki (Musical group) () Actually, it is a Russian genre called “romance”. The words were written and published in a magazine in 1838 by a naval officer, A. Molchanov, and put to music the same year by the Russian composer N.P. Dewitte. The group is a popular folk group from Bryansk called “Grandmothers Grandsons”  (Babkini Vnuki) Enjoy. [embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=dBjge9MWrZA[/embed]

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Why Putin’s Christian Faith Is Most Likely Authentic

by Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson (The Barnes Review) The author is a well-known academic historian of Russia and Ukraine, which he approaches from a Christian (Russian Orthodox) and nationalist perspective, arguing that nationalism and Christian Orthodoxy are inseparable. He also writes widely on current affairs. Rare for contemporary Western historians of Russia, he sources original materials in Russian, pulling back the veil on much misunderstanding, ranging from modern history back to Russia’s very beginnings in the Middle Ages.

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US Anti-Immigration Website Vdare.com Raises $40K in 1 Day in Year-End Fund Drive

by RI Staff () Vdare is one of the most important publications in America today, publishing groundbreaking, original journalism on America’s, and the world’s, immigration debacle. We urge everyone to read and support them. Their annual funding goal is a modest $200K. The world would be a much better place if they had 10 times that. Follow them on Twitter here. Their “About” page on their website is very good.

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See For Yourself, 30 of the New, Modern, Amazing Airports of 'Stagnating Russia' (Great Pictures)

by Jon Hellevig (Awara) The author is CEO of the Awara Group, which offers consulting, accounting, tax, and legal services. He is the author of several books on politics and philosophy, as well as Putin’s New Russia. He speaks fluent English, Russian, Finnish, and Swedish, and German, French, and Spanish less fluently. He resides in Moscow.

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The Liberation of Crimea: One of the Ten Major Blows that Destroyed Adolph Hitler

by Alexey Timofeichev (Russia & India Report) Note: With the upcoming 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War just around the corner we are publishing more material related to that epic conflict that is so important to Russian collective memory. This article originally appeared at Russia & India Report

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Opera Megastar Hvorostovsky – Great Exclusive Video – Russian TV Obituary

by Mark Boden () This remarkable talent from the depths of Siberia wowed the world for decades. He was one of the truly huge international megastars, and his fans around the world are devastated. This is a Russian TV News obituary on Hvorostovsky, showing interviews of him in his youth, him singing at various stages during his career, reactions of friends, scenes from his family life, and in his last days when he was clearly ill. A touching and moving report on a national hero. Captions exclusively on Russia Insider.

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The Importance of Russian Culture and the Russian Church: A Personal Testimony

by Suzanne Massie (Russian Faith) Suzanne Massie is a 40 year phenomenon in the field of US-Russia relations. A brilliant and passionate writer, she is author of some of the greatest classics about Russia. She became a close friend of Ronald and Nancy Reagan in the course of advising them about Russian culture and psychology.

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Macron Is a Traitor to White People Everywhere

by Gregory Hood (American Renaissance) “To see and not to speak would be the great betrayal,” said Enoch Powell. Worse is to see, to know, to speak, and then act destructively anyway. Angela Merkel, White Renegade of the Year 2015, did this when she welcomed a massive migrant flow into Europe years after declaring multiculturalism was a failure. Yet this year’s renegade has less excuse.

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