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Great excerpts from the article by RIA Katyusha, Edward! At this point we could probably say that uprising in Kazakhstan was suppressed, but was the situation there resolved, did the authorities in Kazakhstan and Russia too learn their lessons? I don't think so. If anything, I'm afraid, quick suppression of this uprising with the use of ODKB forces may add boldness to Putin in his negotiations with OSCE, NATO and US coming up in the middle of January, but foremost this will make Duma proceed without looking back with voting for QR Codes law that will be a major step in putting a permanent yoke on the necks of Russian people. All the indicators tell us, political elites in Russia are totally detached from reality. As a famous media figure, Anna Shafran, in her Telegram channel said (she used to work for Soloviev on his morning radio show, but now switched to Tsargrad TV owned by Orthodox oligarch Konstantin Malofeev) - "our ruling class is so detached from reality, they think they are in space and totally believe the picture of the world that they have painted themselves together with their globalist overlords". https://t.me/annashafran/5397

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Jan 8, 2022Liked by Edward Slavsquat

Thank you for bringing attention to this, Edward. Eye-opening and a taste of things to come.

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Thanks for reading, Navyo.

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Ugh, it's even more messy among the truthers in the USA. They blame this mess on Democrats as if the Republicans didn't do similar things after the 911 inside job attack.

Heck, those laws allowed governors and mayors to be dictators in a medical emergency!

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Jan 8, 2022·edited Jan 8, 2022

The only good Democrat is RFK JR. If you doubt that the vast majority of blame belongs with the Democrats, then you should probably spend more time in Republican areas, just like the Democrat politicians do when sneaking off on their vacactions while leaving their peasants under medical tyranny.

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Yes, we got to look the horse in the mouth once again :-)

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It's like Coke or Pepsi, like Corbett would say. Both parties are owned by the same people and choice is just an illusion to make people feel they are in charge. Same here in Germany and probably everywhere in the first world.

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Yes, from what I see Trump is no better. Wish the GOP had a better candidate lined up. Although I'm not sure what difference it would make.

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Personally, I would be inclined to agree that Trump is no better, but let's not forget that the most outrageous election steal in modern Western history was orchestrated to oust the man. So, I think it's fair to conclude that, at the time, the Deep State did not agree that 'Trump is no better'.

Also, just to echo other peoples' sentiments, awesome article, Riley. This is the kind of information that is practically impossible to come by even in so-called Western Alt media.

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Any country with a Central Bank is bound to be corrupt. Real money is round and shiny and cannot be conjured out of thin air.

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Then all countries on this planet are corrupt.

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Great read! If you're gonna put citizens in a totalitarian digital zoo, you need to fatten them up and get them nice and docile with high standards of living first.

Of course these politicians are too stupid to realize that, plus years of unpunished corruption has them living in an alternate reality.

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I'm also sure the protests are about vaccine mandates and passports. Notice you never see anyone interviewing the man on the street, asking them why they are protesting. What we see in Kazakhstan needs to happen globally. But the parasites are watching closely. They might pull the vaccine just to put the masses back to sleep:

https://renegademind.substack.com/p/hopium-putting-the-proles-back-to

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Yes, he will ignore it the way CDC ignores VAERS. Vaxxers gonna vax.

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"This—namely, the stupidity and inability to discern the threat even to one's own skin—is one of the main differences between technocrats and traditional rulers, of which Alexander Lukashenko can serve as an example. But Lukashenko sat there because he had someone to rely on. Putin and his comrades have no one to rely on— the people and the army with the Church will not defend the servants of the globalists."

That is quite powerful a statement. I understand them to mean that Mr. Lukashenko is relying on the Russian Federation led by Единая Россия, correct?

The final phrase is pivotal. Is this your understanding, too? The people (of course), THE ARMY (?!!!), with THE CHURCH (?!!!) will not defend ...

The only advantage to reporting developments on site is your personal ability to gauge true sentiment on the ground, Riley. What say you? Is this indeed accurate?

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"I understand them to mean that Mr. Lukashenko is relying on the Russian Federation led by Единая Россия, correct?" -- I think he is referring to the Minsk protests. I have a pal in Belarus and he says that while the educated liberals in Minsk hate Luka, ordinary people love him. I guess the article is trying to argue that Putin might not be able to rely on such broad loyalty if similar (let's face it, foreign-backed) protests erupt in Russia.

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Hmmm... I say don't rely on the church too much. I don't know much about the stance and history of the orthodox church (other then that they were also repressed under communism). But the roman-catholic church has a rich history of collaboration. The pope has spoken out in favor of "vaccination", and their antics with the Germans in WWII is well documented. I don't expect much salvation from that side.

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I doubt the WEF "transhumanists" are big fans of conservative old-school christianity like Orthodox. Which means the Orthodox church understands that if these people have their way, they will probably seek to get rid of religion next. It's too inconvenient having people practicing self-restriction in terms of thoughts, sinning and consumption, while also having strong family values.

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Great thanks Ed! That's what I call a true report on the ground. I have Katyusha.org translated by google.. it's a comprehensive report and analysis! Putin has dropped his last mask!

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Have protestors in Kazakhstan said that they are protesting against COVID mandates?

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Round here rumour goes that these incidents serve to spread Russian troops a little thinner.

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Good news !

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Essentially, one way I look at this is that Tokayev's play was a "do the Jan-6 insurrection trick." The -insurrection- was real, and was really against the globalist idiots in power. The -insurrectionists- in Kazakhstan had their actions that fit them (just like the -insurrectionists- in the USA had their own actions which fit their own system and blood and ethos, against their own idiot leaders). Both were against the current assholes of loser globalist-like elites at the top of their respective political governments. And on top of both of these valid standings, the lie of "insurrection-against-all" (to cover up the actual insurrection-against-the-idiots) is grafted. Grafted, to spin political narratives to stay in power. Because those in power view themselves as the government, they've been there so long, and destroyed so much of any other economics.

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The uprising was also hijacked (or fomented) to jockey for power. The Kazakh elites are not alone in this. The rich and powerful are getting more rapacious. American billionaires have added over $1 trillion to their wealth in the pandemic — much of it from government contracts and lockdown rules that favoured big business.

If international companies can't take the heat in Kazakhstan, you know something's going on.

Kazakh Riches And Rivals — Some foreign investors flee, citing business conditions: regular corruption or pillage?

https://moneycircus.substack.com/p/eurasia-note-15-kazakh-riches-and

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Exactly. Kazahstan was/is one of the hardest covid tyrannies. If we see some u-turn radical changes in covid rules in that country, the equation will be solved. For me this was the confirmation that many russophiles such us the saker blog, Pepe Escobar, or Xavier Moreau are fundamentally wrong concerning the real stakes underneath the apparent new cold war.

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Great analysis of the food, fuel, mandates side of things -- but when that escalated into gunmen/ beheadings there was a bigger game afoot.

Talk of foreign fighters, security forces being stood down and the arrest of an intelligence chief will become clear in coming days. But it didn't follow the color revolution script... street theater, people handing out flowers. Whatever happened, the rapidity of the CSTO intervention nipped it in the bud ('scuse the pun). Russia is not tolerating any more regime change. For all the talk of the U.S. giving Afghanistan to China for Belt and Road... it's clear who's backyard is Central Asia.

https://moneycircus.substack.com/p/eurasia-notes-13-kazakh-protest-or

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