A Svidomite 8th Grade Geography Textbook Recommended by the Ukrainian Ministry of Education

For those who don’t know. Svidomite is a word that comes from the Ukrainian word for consciousness, national consciousness, which in Ukraine takes rather absurd forms…

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This 8th grade textbook, which is recommended by the Ministry of Education says Belorussians are not Slavs…

The Slavic speaking Russians have Ugro-Finnic roots… those closest to them by language, Bulgarians have Turkic roots. Those closest to Ukrainians by language, Belorussians, and Poles also have differing genetic origins, the Poles come from Slavs, Belorussians come from the Balts.

Also says, Halychyna (also sometimes written as Galicia, region in Western Ukraine and Eastern Poland) has genetically enriched the World.

The Ancient Indian language Sanskrit is close to Ukrainian. Also, geographical names (toponyms) of Western, and Southern places and people such as Galatia, Galilee, France (Gaul), Spanish Galicia, or Portugal (Portu-Gal) shows with certainty that the ancestors of contemporary French, Spanish, Portuguese, Jews and Turks could have arrived in these place from Halychyna.

The Denis Yermak Scandal Proves What I Have Been Saying on This Blog

Whenever, an eavesdropping scandal erupts in Ukraine, an axiom is revealed. The Ukrainian elite uses Russian when in private, and hence the employment of Ukrainian in public is hypocritical and goes against nature.

Efforts to promote Ukrainian at the expense of Russian are really aimed at harassing the lower class idiots. The children of Ukrainian elite speak Russian and get their education in West European languages.

And therefore I think that any attempts to elevate the Ukrainian language are futile, and they will lead to further fragmentation and destabilisation of the Ukrainian society.

Secret Recording of the Ukrainian Prime Minister Reveals Ukrainian Officials Speak Russian in Private

I have republished the video of the recording that might have cost Oleksiy Honcharuk, Ukraine’s prime minister, his seat. I shall give it English subtitles over the weekend… 

The video features a discussion the Prime Minister had with a representative of the central bank about the unnaturally high exchange rate of the Hryvnia which is killing the industry. But I care little about that, note the language of the discussion. What do I hear?

Is that… NO… that’s RUSSIAN!

Let me get this straight, the Ukrainian parliament recently legislated that Russian language instruction in schools be banned. (good luck getting Crimea and Donbass back after this) But here we hear two top officials in the country using Russian.

You will hear these officials speak Ukrainian when addressing the idiots, I mean the nation. They will be reading that off paper or teleprompter. Behind close doors however…

If you think some other swine, like Petro Poroshenko, is any better at this. Think again, I have secret recordings of him too on my YouTube channel.

I don’t even hear a word of Ukrainian from this super-patriot. Not a peep!

Rifle, Grenades, and Tryzub

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The tryzub (trident) is the national symbol of Ukraine. It was likely introduced by the first leader of the Ukrainian People’s Republic, Mykhailo Hrushevsky. The symbol was lifted from the symbols of princes of the Old Rus, that were familiar to the historian, Hrushevsky. Since Ukraine is an amalgam of historically unrelated territories, a neutral symbol of deep antiquity was chosen.

Today, aborigines create tryzubs from a variety of materials…

Tragedy, Ukrainian Cinematography Will Be Defunded

Under Poroshenko, government money was thrown at commercially unsuccessful films, and now the party is coming to an end…

Mykola Kniazhytskyi, Member of Parliament from Poroshenko’s party, now called “European Solidarity” wrote on his Facebook page:

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Today, at the meeting of the Committee for the Questions of Humanitarian and Information Policy, the politicians of the “Servant of the People” (Zelensky’s party) have voted to remove from the list of subjects that receive government support in the form of reimbursement of qualified expenses of Ukrainians. The state should in their opinion support foreign rather than Ukrainian producers. This evidently is against the Constitution, logic, international practice and the sentiment of the public. I am thankful to those that have not voted for such an anti-Ukrainian decision, and to those members of the ruling party that have voted for this absurdum but in their public appearances are questioning its validity. The danger of having a single majority is in that permissiveness shrouds sober thinking and can lead to numerous errors. Until they understand this, we will argue and prompt them politely.

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The issue here is not so much that the new powers that be in Ukraine will defund but that the Ukrainian government pisses away millions of hryvnias for films that never made the money back. And this would not be the worst, Ukraine is a poor place and the people cannot afford to go to cinema very often, so the box office may not be successful with every film. The film performs a propaganda service, and should help promote the Ukrainian language in theory. But the question is whether the Ukrainian films are doing exactly this?

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Above are the box offices of Ukrainian films last year. In red, the numbers indicate government support for the film. Let me quote some:

Codename “Banderas” is a film about the Donbass war, I call it “Pozyvnoy Pidoras”

It had a budget of 39.3 million HRN ($1.25 million USD), out of which 19,6 million HRN came from the government. It made 1,9 million HRN.

I was interested how much a ticket to see such a masterpiece costs in Kiev, and found out that it is 60 HRN.  If you divide 1 900 000/60 = 31 666,6667. Basically, hardly anyone saw this shit.

Secret Diary of Symon Petlyura is a historical film about a Ukrainian separatist leader in the early twentieth century.

It had a budget of 47.2 million HRN ($1.5 million USD) and it gained only 1.1 million HRN in the box office. If you do the math, you will notice that almost nobody went to see this.

I personally hold a history degree and was never a fan of historical dramas, I also understand that people may be reluctant to see films about a war in a country where a simmering conflict is still raging. But it is not true that films cannot be commercially successful in Ukraine.

Spoiled Wedding (going as Crazy Wedding) is a comedy where a Ukrainian girl studying in France falls in love with a Frenchman but there is an issue… he is black.

Funny though but not very original, can be watched here with subtitles. It had a budget 10.8 million HRN, that is much less than the other two films named, out of which 1.1 million came from the state, and it made 46 million HRN in the box office.