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    Neirdark

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    Hi from Switzerland

    Post  Neirdark on Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:36 pm

    I don't really know how to introduce myself and english isn't my main language. Embarassed

    I can only explain that I have been in love with Russia for a long time. I can't stop being interested in both Russian history and culture due to my family history. Russian food is also too awesome to be forgotten and I ate a lot of russian food when I was a child, but I forgot the language.

    I discovered your forum after the death of mp.net and wish to acclimate in their new forum, but it's hard. I witnessed the beginning of the Ukrainian conflict on mp.net (live) and I tried to acclimate in their new forum, but was disgruntled by the amount of biased news there and in western media. Unfortunately, Cold War 2.0 narratives and almost Russophobia seem to be on the rise.

    As a historian, military analyst and political scientist, I find Russia and its current geopolitcal comeback fascinating, despite a few sad events and odd political moves. Honestly I think that politics doesn't matter and that we can still be friends despite politics. We are all humans, aren't we?

    I think that your forum will be great to get information about the Russian military and to have discussions beyond the wall between East and West.

    Don't hesitate to ask questions.


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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  magnumcromagnon on Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:24 pm

    welcome
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    Post  Werewolf on Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:28 pm

    Cold War 2.0 narratives and almost Russophobia

    I disaggree, it is not almost but entirely russophobia to achieve their goal of throwing again one country after another against russia. Russophobia exists because russia is the richest country on earth and everyone wants her resources.
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    Post  archangelski on Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:05 pm

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    Post  George1 on Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:55 pm

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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  Book. on Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:29 pm

    Hello neirdark

    Here the new pic thread

    lot ex mp here thumbsup

    http://www.russiadefence.net/t4033-russian-military-photos-and-videos
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    Post  Morpheus Eberhardt on Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:38 pm

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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  GarryB on Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:53 am

    welcome Smile


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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  Neirdark on Fri Sep 11, 2015 4:10 pm

    Werewolf wrote:
    Cold War 2.0 narratives and almost Russophobia

    I disagree, it is not almost but entirely russophobia to achieve their goal of throwing again one country after another against russia. Russophobia exists because russia is the richest country on earth and everyone wants her resources.

    In my opinion, we are only close to russophobia. The recent attacks are targeted at the government and not against Russians as an ethnic group. I haven't seen any articles talking about "Russians ate my baby" or calling Russians Untermenschen yet, even if I hated the way they mocked Sochi olympics.

    This interview (in french and english) is great :

    - http://www.russieinfo.com/russie-occident-une-guerre-de-mille-ans-2015-05-05
    - http://russia-insider.com/en/why-we-love-hate-russia-european-writer-guy-mettan-enlightens-rt/ri7453

    I have the feeling that Cold War wasn't over in 1991 in the minds of old US politicians and kremlinologists. Many of those old guard hawks are still in power in USA, including the infamous Zbigniew Brzezinski. They fear the return of a mighty Soviet Union 2.0 and the potential alliance of Russia-China ... Heartland, Rimland, Containment, Grand chessboard, Ukraine as Russian center of gravity, blablabla.

    More importantly, they are afraid to lose their jobs. It's crazy that they still listen to those crazy guys instead of Kissinger.  cry


    Book. wrote:Hello neirdark

    Here the new pic thread

    lot ex mp here  thumbsup

    http://www.russiadefence.net/t4033-russian-military-photos-and-videos

    I admit I immediately googled for RomanS after the closure of mp.net, as I became addicted to the russian photos thread due to my job, my studies and my current military service.

    Fortunately, I was able to reach Archiveteam on reddit, before the light was turned off. Embarassed

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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  Guest on Sat Sep 12, 2015 7:56 pm

    welcome Nice to see ya here!
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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  flamming_python on Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:21 pm

    Neirdark wrote:
    Werewolf wrote:
    Cold War 2.0 narratives and almost Russophobia

    I disagree, it is not almost but entirely russophobia to achieve their goal of throwing again one country after another against russia. Russophobia exists because russia is the richest country on earth and everyone wants her resources.

    In my opinion, we are only close to russophobia. The recent attacks are targeted at the government and not against Russians as an ethnic group. I haven't seen any articles talking about "Russians ate my baby" or calling Russians Untermenschen yet, even if I hated the way they mocked Sochi olympics.

    Well there seems to be a distinct lack of worry about all the civilians killed in the Donbass, or the anti-Maidan protestors killed in Odessa, or the curtailing of Russian language and cultural rights in the Ukraine and the Baltic states, so yeah I'd say we're pretty close to Russophobia in Europe.

    Honestly I feel the untermenshchen stuff is almost like a step away.
    They're starting to realize their lack of success in pitting the Russian people against the Russian government, so now they're raising their hands and declaring that our culture is homophobic and undemocratic by nature, etc... this is the next step, to drive a wedge between Russians and the rest of the people's of Europe, so that they can look upon us as some barbaric, expansionist force like the Muslims are to an extent.
    It helps that we're white, so they need not be worried about accusations of racism from any liberals.
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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  Werewolf on Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:52 pm

    flamming_python wrote:
    They're starting to realize their lack of success in pitting the Russian people against the Russian government, so now they're raising their hands and declaring that our culture is homophobic and undemocratic by nature, etc... this is the next step, to drive a wedge between Russians and the rest of the people's of Europe, so that they can look upon us as some barbaric, expansionist force like the Muslims are to an extent.
    It helps that we're white, so they need not be worried about accusations of racism from any liberals.

    Unnecessary bullshit, if someone is expansionist barbarians then it is we christians and proven by history, genocide of two entire continents under the flag of christianity and empire. Do not get this irrational islamophobia especially from people that know better that there is nothing expansionial about muslims and all bad names they get are mercenaries of the west and still you throw feces like an ape, you only ridiculing yourself with such cheap shots.

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    Post  Glyph on Sun Sep 13, 2015 3:47 am

    Werewolf wrote:
    flamming_python wrote:
    They're starting to realize their lack of success in pitting the Russian people against the Russian government, so now they're raising their hands and declaring that our culture is homophobic and undemocratic by nature, etc... this is the next step, to drive a wedge between Russians and the rest of the people's of Europe, so that they can look upon us as some barbaric, expansionist force like the Muslims are to an extent.
    It helps that we're white, so they need not be worried about accusations of racism from any liberals.

    Unnecessary bullshit, if someone is expansionist barbarians then it is we christians and proven by history, genocide of two entire continents under the flag of christianity and empire. Do not get this irrational islamophobia especially from people that know better that there is nothing expansionial about muslims and all bad names they get are mercenaries of the west and still you throw feces like an ape, you only ridiculing yourself with such cheap shots.

    you must be the one guy offering rides to the refugee in Germany.

    honestly Werewolf, you are both side of the kopeka.
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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  kvs on Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:15 pm

    Glyph wrote:
    Werewolf wrote:
    flamming_python wrote:
    They're starting to realize their lack of success in pitting the Russian people against the Russian government, so now they're raising their hands and declaring that our culture is homophobic and undemocratic by nature, etc... this is the next step, to drive a wedge between Russians and the rest of the people's of Europe, so that they can look upon us as some barbaric, expansionist force like the Muslims are to an extent.
    It helps that we're white, so they need not be worried about accusations of racism from any liberals.

    Unnecessary bullshit, if someone is expansionist barbarians then it is we christians and proven by history, genocide of two entire continents under the flag of christianity and empire. Do not get this irrational islamophobia especially from people that know better that there is nothing expansionial about muslims and all bad names they get are mercenaries of the west and still you throw feces like an ape, you only ridiculing yourself with such cheap shots.

    you must be the one guy offering rides to the refugee in Germany.

    honestly Werewolf, you are both side of the kopeka.

    Werewolf is quite right. Islam had an expansionist phase early on but then transitioned out of it much earlier than Christianity. Today
    the post-Christian west is still the same expansionist, imperialist entity it always was. The EU whinging about the Syrian refugees is
    grotesque.
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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  kvs on Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:15 pm

    welcome
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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  Werewolf on Fri Sep 18, 2015 4:26 pm

    kvs wrote:
    Glyph wrote:
    Werewolf wrote:
    flamming_python wrote:
    They're starting to realize their lack of success in pitting the Russian people against the Russian government, so now they're raising their hands and declaring that our culture is homophobic and undemocratic by nature, etc... this is the next step, to drive a wedge between Russians and the rest of the people's of Europe, so that they can look upon us as some barbaric, expansionist force like the Muslims are to an extent.
    It helps that we're white, so they need not be worried about accusations of racism from any liberals.

    Unnecessary bullshit, if someone is expansionist barbarians then it is we christians and proven by history, genocide of two entire continents under the flag of christianity and empire. Do not get this irrational islamophobia especially from people that know better that there is nothing expansionial about muslims and all bad names they get are mercenaries of the west and still you throw feces like an ape, you only ridiculing yourself with such cheap shots.

    you must be the one guy offering rides to the refugee in Germany.

    honestly Werewolf, you are both side of the kopeka.

    Werewolf is quite right.   Islam had an expansionist phase early on but then transitioned out of it much earlier than Christianity.   Today
    the post-Christian west is still the same expansionist, imperialist entity it always was.    The EU whinging about the Syrian refugees is
    grotesque.

    Especially since they are main responsible for the refugees with the american hand deep in their guts, making them to whatever it wants.
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    Re: Hi from Switzerland

    Post  flamming_python on Fri Sep 18, 2015 9:23 pm

    Werewolf wrote:
    flamming_python wrote:
    They're starting to realize their lack of success in pitting the Russian people against the Russian government, so now they're raising their hands and declaring that our culture is homophobic and undemocratic by nature, etc... this is the next step, to drive a wedge between Russians and the rest of the people's of Europe, so that they can look upon us as some barbaric, expansionist force like the Muslims are to an extent.
    It helps that we're white, so they need not be worried about accusations of racism from any liberals.

    Unnecessary bullshit, if someone is expansionist barbarians then it is we christians and proven by history, genocide of two entire continents under the flag of christianity and empire. Do not get this irrational islamophobia especially from people that know better that there is nothing expansionial about muslims and all bad names they get are mercenaries of the west and still you throw feces like an ape, you only ridiculing yourself with such cheap shots.

    I meant to say that they want us to be viewed as an expansionist force the same way as the the Muslims are viewed to an extent.

    A missed word, that's all. No need to get your panties in a bunch.

    Indeed I haven't heard of a Muslim country invading a country in Europe since the battle of Vienna.
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    Post  Cowboy's daughter on Sat Sep 19, 2015 4:28 pm

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    Post  alexZam on Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:20 am

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