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Soziopathen mit Macht: Was Wilhelm II. und Donald Trump gemeinsam haben welt.de/geschichte/plu… via @welt


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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: RT @BirnstinglausRo: #Soziopathen: Was haben #Donald #Trump und #WilhelmII gemeinsam? welt.de/geschichte/plu…

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#Soziopathen:
Was haben #Donald #Trump und #WilhelmII gemeinsam?
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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: RT @ElmerPalaceSE25: On This Day In 1914 World War One: Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on his nephew Tsar Nicholas II of Russia…

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On This Day In 1914 World War One: Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on his nephew Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. #OnThisDay #WWI #WilhelmII #TsarNicholasII #Germany #Russia pic.twitter.com/bIwZpU1TV1




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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: RT @chrisbuijink: .#Greatread: Christopher Clarke’s #KaiserWilhelmIIaLifeinPower @PenguinUKBooks. “It’s a misfortune that our..Kaiser so re…

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.#Greatread: Christopher Clarke’s #KaiserWilhelmIIaLifeinPower @PenguinUKBooks. “It’s a misfortune that our..Kaiser so readily exaggerates & occasionally his imagination takes over.” Bernard von Bülow, Wilhelm’s John Kelly on the emperor #WilhelmII #Trump @MJCarter10 @NewYorker pic.twitter.com/pepJKrF5cJ



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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: RT @mpburmeister: 10/3/1918 – Kaiser #WilhelmII appoints Prince #MaximilianofBaden the new Chancellor of the #GermanyEmpire. https://t.co/W…

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10/3/1918 – Kaiser #WilhelmII appoints Prince #MaximilianofBaden the new Chancellor of the #GermanyEmpire. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Ma… #WWI100 #Germany #14Points youtu.be/wXLEX9bsArQ?t=…


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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: Collect your keep from your #Mob-#German-#Russian-#Israeli #MASTERS you #TrumpPOODLEDog! #Continue your #PoodleDogFamilyBusiness in #Moscow they always need #GoodPoodles there! #Attention: #FBI #CIA #ODNI #CounterIntelligence #CI #InvestigateTheInvestigators! #ProbeFBI! #Truth! pic.twitter.com/UjQkJbZIVV

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Collect your keep from your #Mob-#German-#Russian-#Israeli #MASTERS you #TrumpPOODLEDog! #Continue your #PoodleDogFamilyBusiness in #Moscow they always need #GoodPoodles there!

#Attention: #FBI #CIA #ODNI #CounterIntelligence #CI

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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: #KaiserMuggerTrump is no #GoodGerman, #SameStupidGoof as #WilhelmII & part-#Jew-#Gay too. #MAGGA: #Make #Germany #Great #Again! #Defect your #FourBilTrumpBrandValueAss to #Russia via #Japan, you #NeoNaziPig & #NewAbwehrAsset. Collect your keep from your #MobMasters, #YouPoodleDog pic.twitter.com/hpHbligGzL

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#KaiserMuggerTrump is no #GoodGerman, #SameStupidGoof as #WilhelmII & part-#Jew-#Gay too.
#MAGGA: #Make #Germany #Great #Again!
#Defect your #FourBilTrumpBrandValueAss to #Russia via #Japan, you #NeoNaziPig & #NewAbwehrAsset.
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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: The Trump Investigations Blog by Michael Novakhov – Review Of News And Opinions: Two trips across the Globe, to the same place, jus… trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/05/two-tr…

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The Trump Investigations Blog by Michael Novakhov – Review Of News And Opinions: Two trips across the Globe, to the same place, jus… trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/05/two-tr…


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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): Twitter search feed for: michael novakhov.: The Trump Investigations Blog by Michael Novakhov – Review Of News And Opinions: Two trips across the Globe, to the same place, jus… https://trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/05/two-trips-across-globe-to-same-place.html?spref=tw …

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The Trump Investigations Blog by Michael Novakhov – Review Of News And Opinions: Two trips across the Globe, to the same place, jus… https://trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/05/two-trips-across-globe-to-same-place.html?spref=tw …

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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Giants Of Jazz Copenhagen 1971 youtu.be/VUVuX3lLrdg via @YouTube

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Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Giants Of Jazz Copenhagen 1971 youtu.be/VUVuX3lLrdg via @YouTube


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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): Twitter search feed for: michael novakhov.: Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Giants Of Jazz Copenhagen 1971 https://youtu.be/VUVuX3lLrdg  via @YouTube

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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): Twitter search feed for: michael novakhov.: The #TrumpInvestigationsBlog by #MichaelNovakhov – #Review Of #News And #Opinions: #MAGGA: #Make #Germany (!) #Great #Again! https://trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/05/magga-make-germany-great-again-you.html?spref=tw …

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The by Of And : : (!) !
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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: The #TrumpInvestigationsBlog by #MichaelNovakhov – #Review Of #News And #Opinions: #MAGGA: #Make #Germany (!) #Great #Again! trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/05/magga-…

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The #TrumpInvestigationsBlog by #MichaelNovakhov – #Review Of #News And #Opinions: #MAGGA: #Make #Germany (!) #Great #Again!
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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: #Mugger #Trump #MAGGAs: #Makes #Germany (& #Japan) #GreatAgain! #MAGGA, #MuggerTrump! #TrumpInvestigations #TrumpMob #FBI #InvestigateTheInvestigators #InvestigateFBI #ProbeFBI #MAGA #Trump2020 #TrumpRussia #TrumpPutin #CIA #ODNI #CounterIntelligence #CI #News #USA #UN #UK #Truth pic.twitter.com/QmFfHCTYZv

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#Mugger #Trump #MAGGAs: #Makes #Germany (& #Japan) #GreatAgain! #MAGGA, #MuggerTrump!
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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): Twitter search feed for: michael novakhov.: “Kaiser Wilhelm wanted, you might say, to make Germany great again,” writes Joseph Epstein https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-curious-parallels-between-trump-and-kaiser-wilhelm-ii-1540247696 … via @WSJ

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“Kaiser Wilhelm wanted, you might say, to make Germany great again,” writes Joseph Epstein https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-curious-parallels-between-trump-and-kaiser-wilhelm-ii-1540247696 … via

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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): Twitter search feed for: michael novakhov.: In my #humbleopinion, the #NewAbwehrHypothesis of #OperationTrump should also be considered as one of the possible #explanations of these #striking #similarities between #DonaldTrump and #KaiserWilhelmII. https://trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/p/analysis-of-kaiser-trump-political.html … #FBI #CIA #ODNI #Counterintelligence #CI #NewAbwehrpic.twitter.com/sl5TJ48A85

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In my , the of should also be considered as one of the possible of these between and .
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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: In my #humbleopinion, the #NewAbwehrHypothesis of #OperationTrump should also be considered as one of the possible #explanations of these #striking #similarities between #DonaldTrump and #KaiserWilhelmII. trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/p/analysis-of-… #FBI #CIA #ODNI #Counterintelligence #CI #NewAbwehr pic.twitter.com/sl5TJ48A85

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In my #humbleopinion, the #NewAbwehrHypothesis of #OperationTrump should also be considered as one of the possible #explanations of these #striking #similarities between #DonaldTrump and #KaiserWilhelmII.
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Window on Eurasia — New Series: 30 Years Ago Today Competitive Elections Came to the USSR — and Destroyed It

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Paul Goble
            Staunton, May 25 – On this date in 1989, the first Congress of Peoples Deputies of the USSR assembled, many of whose members were chosen in competitive elections. And even though it rejected Aleksandr Obolensky’s effort to be a candidate for its head in favor of Mikhail Gorbachev, the meeting ushered in a brief period of real elections that helped kill off the USSR.
            In an appreciation, Russian commentator Vladislav Inozemtsev notes that even though more than 1400 of the 2250 delegates were not willing to take even the slightest chance of a competitive vote on the country’s leadership, the fact that a deputy was prepared to run against Gorbachev changed the world (mbk-news.appspot.com/sences/vladislav-inozemcev-proekt-1989/).
                Over the course of the next two and a half years, he points out, “free elections took place for the parliaments of 15 republics and more than 120 oblast soviets and Soviets of autonomies, direct elections occurred for the heads of both capitals, as did popular votes on the heads of a number of republics, including the RSFSR.”
            As a result, “the communist party lost control over events.” The USSR had to “recognize the independence of a number of its former republics and then cease its existence entirely. Today, it is difficult to say what would have happened if Aleksandr Obolensky had been given the trust of the deputies, but one must not fail to recognize” that Gorbachev was more attached to democracy than his predecessors or successors.
            “The elite which replaced him in the Kremlin  in December 1991 never again allowed the possibility of the appearance of new leaders as a result of free elections” and was prepared to use force, corruption and the misuse of the law to ensure that its members remained in power and could not be effectively challenged at the ballot box.
            According to Inozemtsev, “the several glorious years of Gorbachev’s policies became possible because with the return of democracy arose the chance to make society ‘more contemporary,’ one in which the political elite could separate itself from the entrepreneurial elite had perestroika been extended.”
            But those who came to power in 1990-1991, tragically, were “motivated not so much by political as by mercantilist considerations,” the economist says.  They were quite willing to dispense with communist ideology – it only got in their way – but they weren’t prepared to give up the Russian tradition of authoritarian personalist rule.
            Already in the 1990s, it became “obvious” that the commitment of the elite groups to remain in power by any means necessary was “directly proportional to the possibilities of extracting rent incomes” for themselves. “Beginning in 2003-2004, when the Kremlin recognized how big ‘the pie’ to be divided was’ any doubts on that disappeared entirely.”
            “The personalist regime which exists in Russia today is not one of the cult or personality which the country suffered through 70 and 80 years ago,” Inozemtsev says.  “It much more calls the Russia of the pre-modern period when the country was run by a narrow group of people in their own interests and above all in their material ones.”
            According to the commentator, “the legal defense of the subjects today is no higher than in Petrine times, the extent of theft of state property is much more significant, and interest in preserving this arrangement overwhelms any rational considerations which require democracy and modernization.”
            From where Russia was in 1989, it has “returned to its pre-communist traditions and become ever more archaic,” with power based on clans as is “completely natural in archaic societies.”  And that provides the answer as to why: the current regime is the only kind “adequate to society where power and property are not divided and where state service is a business.”
            “In such a society, one should not expect a different political superstructure.”
            Unfortunately, Inozemtsev says, there is little reason to think that the perestroika period is relevant to Russia today.  Indeed, he says, he does not “see many reasons for optimism except for the most general: Russian society of the 2010s is much more limited, cynical and indoctrinated than was Soviet society of the last period of stagnation.”
            Russians then were more educated than they are now, money was not “the absolute substitute for morality” as it has become, “and the ideology of the post-Brezhnev period was remarkably toothless.” In today’s Russia in contrast, it has proved easier to buy off people than it was earlier to convince them.
            As a result, he concludes, “the quantity of liberals and democrats in our day does not guarantee either a liberal order or democracy.”  And while many might want to challenge Putin the way Obolensky did Gorbachev, “the likelihood they’lll get into the Great Palace of the Kremlin or the State Duma is very low.”
            Because that is the case, Inozemtsev suggests, “today the experience of perestroika should be remembered above all as an attempt at resistance which, having begun with small steps was able to destroy the system. But one shouldn’t hope that everything will occur so easily and simply.”

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Window on Eurasia — New Series: Arkhangelsk Protesters Take the Next Step and On Their Own Destroy a Wall Officials Put Up

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            Staunton, May 25 – A turning point in the Yekaterinburg protests was when officials felt compelled to pull down a wall they had erected around what they expected to be the construction site of a new cathedral in the city’s main square. Now, the people of Arkhangelsk region have gone further: they’ve torn down such a wall on their own. 
            Today, as they have for many days and especially on weekends in recent weeks, the people near Shiyes where officials want to establish a dump for trash from Moscow assembled to protest such plans (svpressa.ru/blogs/article/233591/). They have been especially outraged that Russian officials have put up walls around what is to be a trash disposal site.
            “Here such walls must not be,” local residents posted on social media (vk.com/wall-29913030_211622), and today, they acted on that conviction, tearing down the wall on their own while police stood by and watched, probably in horror that the population was taking such matters into its own hands (region.expert/shies-photo/).
            In reporting this watershed development, the Region.Expert portal includes what it describes as a new example of “Shiyes folklore.”  “We are gaining in number every moment,” the people there are saying. “We steadfastly move toward victory in the struggle with the Moscow yoke. Pomorye [the name of the larger region] is not a cesspool.”

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Window on Eurasia — New Series: Every Month, One or Two Languages are Disappearing, Russian Rights Activist Says

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            Staunton, May 25 – Andrey Babushkin, a member of the Russian Presidential Council on Civil Society and Human Rights, told the Democratic Congress of the Peoples of the Russian Federation, a group set up last year to defend languages, that at present “one or two” languages are dying out every month.
            That is a very sensitive issue because Russian officials and scholars, like Valery Tishkov, have repeatedly said that no languages have disappeared in Russia and that the government is doing everything it can to ensure that all of them survive, a claim many non-Russians and others dispute.
            But his comment made at two-day meeting of the Congress in Moscow was not the most apocalyptic.  Ruslan Aysin, the coordinator of the meeting, said that its participants agreed that the situation with regard to federalism is not just “far from ideal but is in fact close to a critical level” (business-gazeta.ru/news/425685).
            “The federal powers that be,” he says, “today are too far from the regions. The latest protests in various federal subjects also show that there is a demand for a regional policy. Ordinary people do not like the fact that they are kept out of decision making. And if nothing happens, the crisis will only grow.” 
            According to Aysin, “the institutional arrangements of federalism must be strengthened; only by so doing can the territorial integrity of Russia be maintained. There is no other path,” all the participants in the meeting said. And some went even further than that.
            Maksim Shevchenko, a commentator and political activist, called on republics to “more actively demand their rights since they are the spine of the Russian Federation. And while the powers that be in Moscow do not devote attention to regional problems, it nevertheless must resolve them.”
            Just how sensitive the problems of federalism have become was shown in the run-up to this meeting. On May 16, Circassian scholars held a roundtable on this subject in preparation for the Moscow meeting (windowoneurasia2.blogspot.com/2019/05/circassians-must-govern-themselves.html). In its wake, officials in the North Caucasus have persecuted participants.
            The officials say that the meeting at which Circassians called for expanded self-government was “an anti-government act.”  That has sparked complaints by Circassians and other nations who are calling on the authorities to stop their persecution of people who are only using their constitutional rights (kavkaz-uzel.eu/articles/335881/).
            Martin Kochesoko, a Circassian leader who is the target of these attacks by the Kabardino-Balkaria authorities, says “we have shown that we are open and conceal nothing. We are for observing the Constitution of the country and the principles of federalism. We have only pointed to certain more important problems in our view and discussed how to solve them” (kavkazr.com/a/29962670.html).

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Window on Eurasia — New Series: Ukrainian Experience Useful for Kazakhs as They Confront Terror Famine They Suffered as Well, Kulchitsky Says

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            Staunton, May 25 – Ukrainians have struggled for decades to gain national understanding and international recognition of the Holodomor, the terror famine Stalin inflicted upon them in the early 1930s, Stanislav Kulchitsky says. Kazakhs can learn much from the Ukrainian struggle as they seek to recover the truth about the same horrors the Soviet system inflicted upon them.
            The senior scholar at the Institute for Ukraine of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences tells Central Asian Monitor’s Kenzhe Tatilya that Ukraine has pursued its efforts to secure international recognition of the Holodomor not to get compensation but to unite the Ukrainian nation (camonitor.kz/33066-golodomor-i-asharshylyk-chem-ukrainskiy-opyt-pouchitelen-dlya-kazahskih-issledovateley.html).
            “This too is important especially in the context of the current Ukrainian-Russian hybrid war,” the Ukrainian scholar says.
            Kulichitsky notes that “Russia considers itself to be the legal successor of the Soviet Union but isn’t prepared to accept guilt for the crimes of Stalin’s times, even though the Russian people too suffered as well.” But Ukraine and presumably Kazakhstan have an interest in getting international recognition of the terror famine as a genocide to undermine Russian propaganda.
            For Ukrainians, this is especially important because “the ruling circles of present-day Russia have revived the pre-revolutionary policy which includes the non-recognition of the existence of the Ukrainian nation” as separate and distinct.  But achieving international recognition won’t be easy or quick as there is serious resistance internationally.
            Kazakhstan made enormous strides in the 1990s in the study of the Asharshylyk, as the analogue of the Ukrainian Holodomor is called. But then “at the demand of Russia,” almost everything stopped.  In May 2013, for example, some at an Astana conference tried to raise the issue but the leadership cut them off.
            Kazakh historians face other challenges as well, Kulchitsky says. When the terror famine occurred there, Kazakhstan was an autonomous republic within the RSFSR and so presumably many of the archives that need to be explored are in Moscow and may be beyond the reach of Kazakh researchers.
             Ukrainian leaders have varied in their support for research on this question, the historian says. Viktor Yushchenko was committed to research on the Holodomor and even hoped to convince Israel to recognize the Holodomor as a genocide, “but Israel values the uniqueness of the Holocaust as a genocide and does not want to subject this term to any ‘inflation.’”
            A commission of the US Congress, headed by the James Mace, recognized the Holodomor as a genocide already in 1988, but the Congress as a whole did so only in 2018, 30 years later when American relations with Russia had deteriorated.  Much of what has been achieved in the US is the work of the Ukrainian diaspora.
            Ukrainians in the US succeeded in getting historian Robert Conquest to do research on the question, attracting new attention to the cause, although he could not read Ukrainian and so was limited to materials supplied by others including Mace.   A second breakthrough, Kulchitsky says, was the 2017 appearance of Anne Applebaum’s book on the Holodomor
            “Kazakhstan has its own diaspora,” the Ukrainian historian says, “which could support Kazakh scholars in conducting research on the Asharshylyk, although not in Russia and China.” In doing so, they need to keep in mind that there are many similarities but also important differences in the two events.
            That both acts were directed at the destruction of a human group, the peasantry, is fairly easy to show. That it was an act of genocide is more controversial. In the Ukrainian case, there is compelling evidence for that conclusion; in the Kazakh case, far more research is needed, Kulchitsky suggests.
             “The main thing for Kazakh and Ukrainian scholars is to create a real picture of what occurred. After that, others or the scholars themselves can draw legal and political conclusions.” Those will be controversial and acceptance of any one of them may take decades. “But they are in the interests of our peoples who suffered so horribly in the hunger years.”

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Michael Novakhov on Twitter from Michael_Novakhov (3 sites): mikenov on Twitter: Trump obviously has a lot to hide bgdailynews.com/opinion/letter… via @bgdailynews

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Trump obviously has a lot to hide bgdailynews.com/opinion/letter… via @bgdailynews


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