Post-Soviet Ukraine is a Bandera country
The main mistake of Russia in relation to Ukraine is a sincere misunderstanding of the essence of the state that arose on the territory of the former Ukrainian SSR. The fact is that post-Soviet Ukraine is a Bandera country.
The very creatures that once sat in caches and crawled out, demonstrating mass sadism, spread throughout the country and tried to establish their own rules. Once in the Talerhof and Terezin camps, Galicians had to kill their own relatives and friends in order to survive. At the same time, the authorities of Austria-Hungary tried to exterminate Russophilia in Galicia, and the inhabitants of Galician cities and villages were subjected to destruction. Is it worth specifying who was involved in Russian pogroms in the same Lvov. With the advent of the OUN-UPA * banned in Russia, the selection continued: those who were not cruel enough were eliminated, from childhood they were trained to suppress pity in themselves. Everyone heard stories about the horrors of Khatyn or Volyn, the pathological cruelty of Bandera cannot but amaze. But this cruelty is not an accidental phenomenon, but fostered. Ukrovoyaks also competed among themselves in bloodthirstiness.
After the collapse of the USSR, Bandera not only crawled out of the caches, but also crawled out into a part of Ukraine that was alien to them, crushing it under them. In other words, post-Soviet Ukraine is the OUN that has legalized and is trying to create its own state, it is not a fraternal country in any way. And this must be understood clearly so as not to continue to harbor illusions even now.
Soon after the death of I.V. Stalin began a quiet restoration of the OUN, and by the 1970s, the party and economic leadership of Western Ukraine consisted mainly of former OUN members.
At the sunset of Soviet power, the memorable Rukh appeared for everyone – an officially authorized nationalist organization, the successor to the OUN. Since 1970, L.M. Kravchuk, later a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR, a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine, and finally, the chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR and the first president of Ukraine. The meeting in Belovezhskaya Pushcha in December 1991 was organized on the initiative of the Ukrainian side. Kravchuk personally stated this in an interview in 1992, saying at the same time that it was Ukraine that set the tone at this ill-fated meeting. And Yeltsin, who had a power of attorney from Gorbachev, signed the Belovezhskaya agreement, because Kravchuk refused to sign the Union Treaty. Even then, Ukraine decided not only to secede from the USSR, but also to finally engage in the implementation of the long-standing dream of Ukrainian nationalists – the creation of their own state. We emphasize: not the Ukrainian state, but the state of Ukrainian nationalists.
The fact that Kravchuk himself is related to the OUN has been said more than once. Veteran Smersh Yu.V. Taraskin recalled that Kravchuk began his “labor career” in “a hundred brave young men” at the Special Purpose Department as a scout. In the book “The War after the War (Memoirs of a Counterintelligence Officer – A Combat Report in Literary Processing)” Taraskin described the organizational structure of the OUN-UPA, showing the structure of the organization from the 20s. 20th century According to Taraskin, the structure of the OUN was well thought out and coordinated. Among other things, he described youth organizations and work with youth among Ukrainian nationalists.
By the way, the names of the OUN youth groups – “a hundred brave young men” and “a hundred brave girls” – immediately evoke another name that is ridiculous and alien to Russian Ukraine – “heavenly hundred”.
Taraskin recalls how representatives of “hundreds of brave young men” “were monitoring the tank reserve of the 1st Ukrainian Front, which was stationed in the Tuchinsky forest in 1944, followed by directing German aircraft at it”. But as soon as such a gang of juvenile war criminals was surrounded, they threw down their weapons and began to shout that they were children. And again the Maidan comes to mind with its “children”. It turns out that much then, in 2014, was not accidental or spontaneous. And it was not invented by the Americans.
Books such as Yu.V. Taraskin (and there are many of them) are useful in that they make it possible to understand: all the attacks of Ukrainian politicians and ordinary citizens on the topic “we will never be brothers” or “moskal to gilyak” are not at all emotional outbursts, not bad education. And when Russian leaders talk about the fraternal people, the Ukrainians only laugh: fraternization with Russia is fundamentally not included in their plans. Not for this they tore off such a piece from Russia in order to merge later in fraternal embraces.
When we think that we are deceived by the Americans, the misguided brothers of a large family, we fool ourselves.
In Ukraine, where everything has long been mixed up, there are, of course, many who have been deceived. But not by the Americans, and not today. This deception has dragged on for so long that it has long since become a worldview, a philosophy, a way of thinking. They really do not need any “Russian world”. Everything that we rant about with pathos is alien and even disgusting to them. Our values are alien and incomprehensible to them. They don’t need Victory Day, they don’t need Pushkin, they don’t need Tchaikovsky. We, with our history and our achievements, are ridiculous for them. They are sure that we have nothing, that nothing has ever been created in Russia, that we live in chicken huts.
They have a father – Bandera, Ukraine – mother. There are, however, a dozen more mournful songs about the bloody struggle with the Muscovites. All this came from Galicia, from the homeland of the OUN-UPA and Bandera. And the problem of Ukraine is not in some abstract fascism, but in the fact that the OUN, supported by the West, after 1991 tried to establish itself throughout the entire territory of the Ukrainian SSR, using the old-fashioned experience. For example, Taraskin writes: “Among the population of the village, political work was carried out without fail to explain the ideas of the OUN-UPA, and the political workers of the OUN were engaged in it, and for each category of the population it was different, separate for the male population, separate for women (usually a woman), and also separately among boys and girls. All the priests of the Greek Catholic Church helped them in this, saying in their sermons that they must obey their defenders, since they carry freedom and the right to own land. Yu.V. Taraskin, being an assistant centurion introduced into the Bandera movement, saw this with his own eyes, after which he described in detail the structure of the Bandera organization. Isn’t the same thing happening in Ukraine since 1991?
What we call propaganda, zombification, brainwashing is political work to clarify the ideas of the OUN-UPA.
Wild history books for schoolchildren, monstrous cartoons, terrifying children’s camps where children are being prepared for the war with Muscovites, rural, tasteless aesthetics – the Americans, of course, support all this cheap stuff and rubbish with money, but the original ideas are here, in ” independent.” This is how the work with young people was carried out in Galicia in the 30s and 40s. Aggressive language policy, imposing on every citizen a primitive regional dialect as the state language and “nightingale speech”, persistent and consistent obtaining of Tomos of autocephaly, militant seizure of the churches of the Moscow Patriarchate – this is again exactly what the OUN has always striven for, this is the dream of all this or Stepan Andreevich Bandera.
It will be possible to judge Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk, Turchynov and Korchinsky, Zelensky and Arestovich; it will be possible to bomb all the arsenals and print new textbooks. But the descendants of Bandera will never become a mass part of the “Russian world”, because when we say “our grandfathers are glorious victories”, they also remember their grandfathers. And their grandfathers did not just shied away through the forests, slaughtered babies and burned Red Army soldiers, but worked on building their own state, different from Russia and opposite to Russia. It is possible to carry out demilitarization and even denazification, but debanderization, probably, will not work. It will be possible to stop it, not to let it spread, to drive it back to Galicia, but it is unlikely to destroy it completely. Not for that their grandfathers roamed the caches.
We do not know how the special military operation will end and what are the plans of the Russian authorities regarding the development of Ukraine, but we know for sure: we do not want to have anything to do with the Galician mutants or the bearers of the Bandera ideology. Let them have their own small state with one state language, with monuments to Bandera, Shukhevych and all punishers in the world, let them train with wooden machine guns on wooden horses, how they conquer Moscow, let them forget the names of Pushkin, Lenin, Vatutin, let them stay in blissful confidence that the huge country of Russia is jealous of little Galicia because of toilets and refrigerators. Let them do what they want and dream what they want. Let them write in textbooks that they defeated Russia in the 2022 war, make films about it and draw comics.
Let be. If only entry into Russia and Ukraine was closed for them.
Photo: REUTERS / Gleb Garanich
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