WHO HAS THE STRONGEST MOTIVATION TO COMMIT ATROCITIES IN UKRAINE?
News is coming in of further Bucha-like atrocities in at least two east-Ukrainian towns.
If you have been following recent events in Ukraine you will know that in the town of Bucha near Kiev there was an atrocity committed whereby scores of people were quite clearly brutally murdered. There were two significant factors involved that I would like you to remember. Many, perhaps all of them were wearing white arm-bands and many of the dead were found with Russian military ration boxes by their side.
The towns currently in question have recently been under Russian control as Bucha was, and like Bucha Russian forces left. In the case of Bucha to reinforce Russian forces in the east. In the case of the two towns now reporting atrocities the Russian army made a tactical retreat.
The primary piece of information which is crucial to understanding what went on in all three cases is this:
The people of Ukraine who tend toward or openly state an allegiance to the memory of Russian victories in world war two or who are simply of Russian heritage, speak Russian and feel positive toward Russia in general are seen as traitors and sub-humans by the most extreme of the Ukrainian military forces.
This is yet another crucial fact in discerning who is responsible for the atrocious acts which have taken place.
The Russian campaign in Ukraine is to liberate these people who are Russian-speakers and who are generally very well disposed to Russian culture from oppression by those in Ukraine who dominate them and seek to suppress and eliminate their pro-Russian culture.
Another crucial factor to bear in mind.
The most crucial thing to use in resolving any crime and identifying its perpetrator is motive.
What motive would Russia or Russians have to torture and kill those who identified strongly with Russia? I would argue absolutely there would be no motive whatsoever for them to do that.
Then what motive could the anti-Russian Ukrainian military forces and associated Nazi-legacy militants have for doing so? As I will show, these motives are multiple in nature.
1. As stated earlier, the millions of Ukrainian who live in the eastern regions of Ukraine who speak Russian and display positive feelings toward Russia and Russian culture are loathed and considered traitorous sub-humans by the most radical of western Ukrainians.
2. The propaganda value of having the western world believe the Russian military carried out these atrocities cannot be undervalued.
What do we know about what happened at Bucha?
You will without doubt heard the Ukrainian take on Bucha, that the Russians simply slaughtered the helpless civilians of the Kiev suburb, just because they were Ukrainians and for no other reason, simply because they were evil and had them under their power.
What are the facts that contradict this narrative? They are as follows:
The Russian military withdrew from Bucha to reinforce other Russian divisions in the east. During their time in Bucha as they had done everywhere on previous occasions they distributed aid, often in the form of military rations. These, if you remember, were often found near the dead bodies of the residents at the scene of the atrocity some days later.
Extremist Ukrainian forces then took the town. One of the first acts was to tell everyone to stay indoors. They then went door to door identifying those who were loyal to Kiev (as they saw it) and those who had had connections with the Russian military. This included of course those who had taken Russian military rations from the Russian troops. Those who were identified as pro-Russian were then ordered to wear white armbands. They were subsequently slaughtered by the radicals and the scene was set for a campaign to put the blame on Russia.
It should be know as a peripheral fact that Ukraine has the advice of some hundred public relations companies in support of their war effort and without doubt the expertise of the CIA also.
Until now almost every atrocity possible has been used as a means to depict Russia and the Russian military as totally evil entities. Civilian apartment blocks, hospitals, schools, even a theatre it is claimed have been actively attacked with intent to kill those inside by Russia and its military. Why Russia and its military would expend such an expensive and limited resource on trying to kill those who it had come to liberate is never explained.
This is a public relations and information war that goes much further than anything previously seen. On one hand the Kiev authorities and their military and militia forces are portrayed as heroic defenders of liberty, hugely brave Davids facing down an evil Goliath that has no scruples whatsoever.
Contrast this portrayal with that of many expert analysts, some of them ex-military personnel who say that Russia’s slow progress in the war is a result of a desire to avoid civilian casualties or damage to vital infrastructure.
Who has the motivation to kill and destroy here?
Who has the motivation to create a PR victory over the other side, a false flag event, knowing that defeat is staring them in the face and that something extraordinary is needed to turn the tide?
Yes, I know that the narrative which has been spread for a month now is that plucky Ukraine against all odds is winning against the behemoth Russia. Not to be too cynical about it couldn’t this be the necessary narrative to offset any accusations that Ukraine may be committing these atrocities out of desperation. The riposte would be “Why would they do that? Ukraine is winning. It’s the Russians that have become desperate enough to do these things!”
However, if you look more deeply and consult the opinions of the most reliable of military analysts such as Jacob Dreizen you will find that a Russian victory in Ukraine is in fact only weeks away.
And in case you wondered, the Russians ARE totally sincere in their feelings toward the Russian-speaking majority in eastern Ukraine. The brotherhood and sisterhood felt is very real between these two who speak a common language and heritage and who shared in the joy of defeating the Nazis across the then Soviet Union in world war two.
The most radical of those from western Ukraine identify wholeheartedly with the Nazis however who the mythology goes created the pathway to full Ukrainian sovereignty and with their nationalist heroes who joined with the Nazis to support Operation Barbarossa to take Russia and so free Ukraine from Stalin and the Soviet Union.
This is the backdrop to the war now raging in Ukraine and it is the backdrop to these unconscionable atrocities which are taking place and used as news-fodder with which to score both political and military points.
I leave the verdict of who is most likely (and in my view certainly) guilty of these atrocious crimes against humanity to you, the reader. Please weigh the evidence carefully before coming to your final conclusions.
WHO HAS THE STRONGEST MOTIVATION TO COMMIT ATROCITIES IN UKRAINE?