That particular building was overseen by the Fatherland Party's deputy Andriy Parubiy, known unofficially as the "commander of Maidan." We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. Yakymenko said snipers started shooting at local police forces but then directed their fire on the anti-government protesters fighting the police. The first suggestion that the snipers might be pro-Maidan supporters came from a leaked phone conversation published by Russia Today — which is funded by the Kremlin — last week. The snipers who started the final stage of the coup in Kiev, Feb. 18-20, 2014, by shooting 210 police officers and 70 demonstrators (though the article says only “dozens”), have come forth and given testimony in court. Bullet forensics exonerated the previously blamed Berkut security force. Magnum photographer Jérôme Sessini was in the square when the shooting started. Oleksandr Yakymenko, the former head of Ukraine's Security Service, claimed this week in an interview with TV channel Rossiya that pro-Maidan (pro-Western) organizers were the ones behind the Feb. 20 shootings. The story you just read is freely available and accessible to everyone because readers like you support The World financially. Paet is heard saying that a medic on site during the shootings said she thought the snipers were shooting at both the police and the protesters. The World is a public radio program that crosses borders and time zones to bring home the stories that matter. … They all fired in the direction of Hotel Ukraine. Many scholars, like the governments and mass media in Ukraine and the West, It also details how the US protected these Nazis even though the OUN-OPA murdered millions of people – Jews, Poles and Russians: An OrWELLSian Purge? Maidan organization, as saying that one of the snipers was killed at the Hotel Ukraina (Wilson, 2104, 88-90). Sign up for our daily newsletter TOP OF THE WORLD and get the big stories we’re tracking delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. They were Georgians sent to Ukraine by security services people aligned with American allied-educated Mikhail Saakashvili. After President Viktor Yanukovych fled Ukraine, Parubiy assumed the post of Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council for the interim Ukrainian government. Breaking Free of Scarcity: Solutions to the International Water Crisis, The Balkanization and Hybrid Warfare Against Sudan, MAJOR: WHO Admits Gates-Backed Vaccine Caused Recent Polio Outbreak in Africa, By Darrol – Some historical facts emerge sooner than others. 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Your donation directly supported the critical reporting you rely on, the consistent reporting you believe in, and the deep reporting you want to ensure survives. by Matfey Shaheen February 17, 2018 7.5k Views 35 Votes Clockwise from top left: A large EU flag is waved across Maidan on 27 November 2013, opposition activist and popular singer Ruslana addresses the crowds on Maidan on 29 November 2013, Pro EU rally on Maidan, Euromaidan on European Square on 1 December, tree decorated with flags and posters, crowds direct hose at militsiya, plinth of the toppled Lenin statue Thank you all for helping us reach our goal of 1,000 donors. The first suggestion that the snipers might be pro-Maidan supporters came from a leaked phone conversation published by Russia Today — which is funded by the Kremlin — last week. … Analysis of the snipers’ massacre shows that the Maidan protesters initiated almost all — at least six out of a possible eight — of the pivotal escalatory moments of violence and/or coercion. The massacre of almost 50 Maidan protesters on February 20, 2014 was a turning point in Ukrainian politics and a tipping point in the conflict between the West and Russia over Ukraine. He was created by George Soros for the 2003 “Rose Revolution” which brought Saakashvili to power in Georgia. It is still debatable who organized the shooting. His National-Socialist Party (later rebranded as Svoboda Party) was the same old OUN-B from the days of Nazi occupation, having a short line of succession from Stepan Bandera to Yaroslav Stetsko, and then his widow, Slava Stetsko. So this mass murder put Soros fingerprints on the Maidan coup. Well there it is. "But not all of it." Oksana Parafeniuk / for NBC News. There has now been 3.5 years of war in the Ukraine, and very little genuine coverage of it in the Mainstream Media. It also details how the US protected these Nazis even though the OUN-OPA murdered millions of people – Jews, Poles and Russians:  https://slavyangrad.org/2015/08/10/americas-dark-history-of-supporting-ukrainian-fascists-and-war-criminals/. Most people were killed by snipers with aimed heart, head and neck shots. As for the snipers part — it refers the sniper shooting which took place at the Maidan on February 20, 2014, resulting in death of 53 people. The various evidence that the protesters were killed from these locations include some 70 testimonies, primarily by Maidan protesters, several videos of “snipers” targeting protesters from these buildings, comparisons of positions of the specific protesters at the time of their killing and their entry wounds, and bullet impact signs. Victoria Savchuk. An American military officer supervised the snipers. Want to see what's on deck? On May 13, the fascinating interim findings were partly revealed, at a press conference called by parliamentary investigation head Gennady Moskal. 0 4,846. The Guardian ran with the story cautiously, headlining it with the words "bugged call reveals conspiracy theory.". “Pashinsky and three more, among whom was Parasyuk (Vladimir Parasyuk, a former centurion of Maidan, now a deputy of the Verkhovna Rada), brought bags of weapons to the hotel. Along with other snipers (some of them were Lithuanians) they were put under command of an American military operative Brian Christopher Boyenger … The last three days of the Maidan protests, from February 18 onward, saw a peak in violence and the deaths of at least 70 people, many killed by snipers whose motives are contested even now. The snipers were not paid for their dirty work, but more importantly for them, ‘It is the death of six of their colleagues in mysterious circumstances, who was involved in the events of February 2014. The probe into the Maidan “snipers problem” – by the new Ukrainian government underwritten by it – continues. The snipers pointed fingers at Andriy Parubiy as also responsible. © Center for Syncretic Studies 2014 - 2021 - Fort Russ. Every morning, the editorial team at public radio’s international news show The World meets to plan what they'll cover that day. Gatehouse also spoke to British forensic experts on Feb. 24, who examined evidence from the sniper fire. (See Video Appendix A)Three Maidan snipers admitted in BBC and Ukrainian media interviews that the massacre on February 20 started with them and other Maidan snipers shooting at … For the second time the attempt to play in his interests on the topic of “snipers of Maidan” was made by Poroshenko during his standoff with Kolomoisky in the spring of 2015. "The snipers, who started the bloodshed on Maidan, who were shooting protesters in Kiev, - they came to Ukraine from other countries," former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych stated at court. In neutral Belarus. Initial reports seemed to indicate all the sniper fire came from the security forces, but some are now questioning that narrative as Ukraine's interim government investigates who was behind the fatal shootings. 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Views expressed by Guest Authors are their own, and are not reflective of FRN or its editorial team. While not making a direct connection between the United States and the snipers, Yakymenko suggested that the US embassy was somehow using Poland to orchestrate the overthrow of (now ousted) Yanukovych. Why H.G. Interim Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, meanwhile, said the snipers were a "third force" that was "not Ukrainian.". The text is presented for these reasons alone, and absolutely not for purposes related to promoting any of the views expressed herein, Provoking Russia and the aggravation of the situation: RAND [Directives to Poles], An OrWELLSian Purge? All Rights Reserved. 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Wikipedia claims the Rose Revolution was “bloodless”, but I know he murdered opposition politicians and journalists alike, after getting into office. A female Maidan medic, whose wounding on the Maidan was highly publicized by Western and Ukrainian media and politicians and attributed to government snipers, is … Wells’ ‘The Shape of Things to Come’ Has Arrived Today, For Martin Luther King Day: Let Us End His “Second Assassination, For MLK’s 92nd Anniversary: Great Speeches to Strengthen the Soul in Times of Darkness, Counter-gang: von Hayek Revives Mandeville’s Hellfire Club in the 20th Century. Shocking New Evidence: Maidan snipers confess they were under orders from Coup leaders to shoot police AND protesters Snipers Koba Nergadze and Alexander Revazishvili, who now fear for their lives, are even ready to confirm their stunning account below in a Ukrainian court. By Guest Author Last updated Oct 27, 2019. PRX is a 501(c)(3) organization recognized by the IRS: #263347402. Back then some Ukrainian media agencies, as if on command, started writing that it is precisely Kolomoisky who financed the snipers. The killings took place within a few blocks of Kiev’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti, or “independence square,” the center of the nationwide protests. Maidan Commandant Parubiy was responsible for this building. This mass killing of the protesters and the mass shooting of the Yakymenko said the shots came from Kyiv's Philharmonic Hall. Snipers and people with automatic weapons were ‘working’ from this building on February 20. A very big fish! By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies and Privacy Policy. The Georgian army started the war; the Russians ended it in 3 days. That’s why it is not surprising that the West has not cared to relay the appalling – but unsurprising – Italian news interview with 3 men who claim they were snipers at Maidan Square in Kiev in February 2014. 20 February was the bloodiest day of the clashes with at least 21 anti-government protesters being killed. Why H.G. It is known that according to the Maidan Medical Service, more than 70 people were killed in the February 20, 2014 clashes in Kyiv. By the end of the week, close to a hundred people were dead. Share. They supported the assault on the Interior Ministry forces on the ground who were already demoralized and have, in fact, fled,” Yakimenko said in an interview with Russian television. (Ashton's people declined to respond to several media outlets, saying that they don't comment on leaked information.) After the shooting, some of the snipers moved on to Hotel Ukraine. We couldn’t have done it without your support. Map of the Maidan square in Kiev and surrounding buildings The facts they exposed afterwards, were shocking. By the way, I don’t exclude that the “snipers” indeed name precisely the brands of these weapons, the bullets of which were extracted from the bodies of the killed Maidan protesters. “It was a very scary time. FRN publishes these for research and educational purposes only. By Darrol – Some historical facts emerge sooner than others. A confession that snipers, ultimately under the control of Obama, Clinton, Nuland, Kerry, US State Department that they killed about 80 people during the Maidan protests to kick off the overthrow of Yanukovitch, the elected president, to get a pro-western government, and , very quickly, a civil war that has killed over 13,000 Ukrainians. Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now. According to the newspaper Ukrainska Pravda, the special force (Berkut) and Interior Troops snipers shot at people on Maidan and/or snipers located in nearby buildings, with special forces firing with AK-47 assault rifles. We can leave aside the famous attack on South Ossetia of 8-08-2008, which many people say marked the turning point of the conflict between the Empire and Russia. Thus, the remaining witnesses are going to protect themselves.”  This is from https://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/5375611.html. (With English subtitles) Italian investigative journalist Gian Micalessin interviews three snipers who shot the people in Maidan square. According to Russia Today, the video was uploaded by members of Ukraine's Security Service who remain loyal to Yanukovych. Ukraine claims it has found the sniper rifle allegedly used by deposed President Viktor Yanukouvych's security forces to kill over 100 protesters in 2014. As noted above, however, pro-Maidan neofascists have revealed that the Right Sector started that fire. Yakymenko said Ukrainian nationalist groups Pravij Udar and Svoboda requested his help in clearing out the snipers, but Parubiy wouldn't allow government forces into Maidan-controlled territory. And I won’t be surprised if it becomes known that the “observant” Georgians even “recalled” the serial numbers of all used guns. For details proving Parubiy’s party is exactly Nazi, no more and no less, here’s a very good link. Mikheil Saakashvili is still living in Kiev. The Ukrainian authorities investigating the shootings, meanwhile, are looking more closely at Russia's involvement than at Yanukovych's government, according to the Associated Press. A man suspected of being a sniper and member of the pro-government forces is forced to pay his respects on February 22, 2014 to the mourning place of a victim killed in the clashes in Kyiv. And the snipers fired at people who had neither weapons nor protection. Gatehouse said he saw one of the shooters "wearing one of the protesters' green helmets," and shooting from an open window in Hotel Ukraine. 2016-2019, he was Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament. Sign up here to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox. Yakymenko went on to claim that among the snipers were foreign mercenaries. Kiev snipers hired by Maidan leaders – leaked EU’s Ashton phone tape The snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were allegedly hired by Maidan leaders, according to a leaked phone conversation between the EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and … "I think it wasn’t just a part of the old regime that (plotted the provocation), but it was also the work of Russian special forces who served and maintained the ideology of the (old) regime," Health Minister Oleh Musiy told the AP. When I say Nazi, that is precise. Snipers also confirmed another fact: according to their testimony, People’s Deputy of Ukraine Sergey Pashinsky is directly involved in the distribution of arms. The snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were allegedly hired by Maidan leaders, according to a leaked phone conversation between the EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and Estonian foreign affairs minister, which has emerged online. Confessions of Maidan snipers By Darrol. During the bloodiest days of clashes last month, dozens of protesters were shot and killed by sniper fire on the Maidan, as the square came to be known. "The majority of the gunfire seemed to be coming from police lines," said BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse. The study uncovered various videos and photos of armed Maidan “snipers” and spotters in many of these buildings. 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