Category Archives: True Crime

Zakharchenko Assassination – Part VI

Dear Readers: Today concluding my post with this sad little coda on the Zakharchenko assassination.  Life must go on, for the million-some people living in Donetsk, just trying to live their ordinary lives.  It was Alexander Zakharchenko’s job, as is … Continue reading

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Zakharchenko Assassination – Part V

Dear Readers: Today concluding this Krutikov piece, and tomorrow, as coda, I will comment on this piece which includes a vid of Zakharchenko’s widow bolstering the DPR cadre. Where we left off, Krutikov is analyzing why the assassins were able … Continue reading

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Zakharchenko Assassination – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing with this piece by Evgeny Krutikov, along with this piece, about Zakharchenko’s widow.  Krutikov continues his root-cause analysis of the relaxed security atmosphere reigning in the Donetsk leadership, which permitted such an egregious assassination attempt to succeed. … Continue reading

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Zakharchenko Assassination – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing with this piece by Evgeny Krutikov, along with this piece, about Natalia Zakharchenko and her rallying of the saddened troops.  In his root-cause analysis of Zakharchenko’s assassination, Krutikov has pointed out a contradiction in the Donetsk culture … Continue reading

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Zakharchenko Assassination – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing with this piece by Evgeny Krutikov, along with this moving piece, about Zakharchenko’s widow, Natalia, who is now assuming a role of moral leadership for the Donetsk Peoples Republic (DPR). Regardless of ranks and/or the chain of … Continue reading

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Zakharchenko Assassination – Part I

Dear Readers: I am back from holiday, and clearly the main story (in the Russian world) while I was away, was the assassination of Alexander Zakharchenko which occurred just over a week ago, on August 31.  I have this piece … Continue reading

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Russian Mafia Elects New Godfather

Dear Readers: Today I have this exciting piece from the world of crime, by reporter Yury Vershov.  Yury reports that the Russian Mafia recently enjoyed their annual convention in Moscow and voted for their new Capo di Capos.  The stunning … Continue reading

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