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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Putin’s People Threaten to Take Away Protester’s Child

Maria Baronova appears to be the only activist accused under Article 212 part 3 (calls to mass disorders). She received an unexpected visit from ladies from the “organs of control.” The ladies from the “organs,” made remarks about her anti-social character and about anonymous complaints from her neighbors. Hints were made that it was possible that her child might need to be placed in a state institution. It is clear that this action was designed to pressure and frighten a visible civil activist and to underscore that an arrest could be imminent.

Taking away children of regime opponents and placing them in state orphanages, by the way, was widely practiced under Stalin.

Blog of Lev Ponomarev, June 26, 2012
(Thanks to John Dunlop for pointing this out to me).


  1. Anyone has a reference on this about Putin:

    "I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul. He's a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that's the beginning of a very constructive relationship."

    RE: One can hope that Stalin had a soul. Otherwise, what would be the purpose of the Old Mighty's h___l with no fury.

    p.s., incidentally, wasn't "Iosif Vissarionovich Jughashvili" (Stalin) the son of "Besarion Vanovis" an Ossetian cobbler---a cobbler speaking an East Iranian language? In one of his books, John le Carré's refers to Stalin's roots.

  2. Watch and compare prognostications:

  3. oh my god... where do you look for it?