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Comment Re:Hmmm.... (Score 1) 132

Like I said, I have been there and have actually seen them. And there was a shitload of them. Besides, most of the candidates of the 2014 election could be described as nationalist and authoritarian at the very least. I mean, the party names say it all: fatherland, people's self defence block, freedom (founded as social-nationalist party of Ukraine). Even their current president Poroshenko was the founder of the "National Alliance of Freedom and Ukrainian patriotism 'OFFENSIVE'" party. If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck...

And what does your "google russian nazis in donbas" has to do with it? This is a bloody whataboutism, Russian neo-nazis are not the point here and I am well aware of their existance, but that absolutely doesn't excuse Ukraine's government arming their neo-nazis and making them official state troops.

Comment Re:Hmmm.... (Score 1) 132

I think a rotating launch pad is an awesome idea - no need for spending precious fuel for rotating and some other advantages. Don't understand why it is such a nuisance - USSR managed to build several in the early 1950ies, surely Russia of 2016 ought to be able to build them without any problem.

Comment Re:Hmmm.... (Score 2) 132

They are both pretty equally fascist, especially after the Maidan revolution. The only difference is which aspects of fascism are more prominent. If we go by the classic 14 defining characteristics, then in Russia emphasis would be on

- Supremacy of the Military
- Religion and Government are Intertwined

and in the Ukraine on

- Powerful and Continuing Nationalism
- Identification of Enemies/Scapegoats as a Unifying Cause

the rest is basically the same between the two countries.

Comment Re:Hmmm.... (Score 2, Informative) 132

Ukraine has enough neo-nazis of their own. And before some arsehole tries to dismiss it as Russian propaganda, I've been in the Ukraine and I've personally seen them. Scared the shit out of me. There were more of them than at the yearly neo-nazi demonstration in Dortmund and they were armed by the Ukrainian government.

Comment Re: An idiot wrote this (Score 1) 275

What I meant is that there is plenty of old coal power plants in the gigawatt range that probably will be decommissioned soon.
Even Germany has built a couple of new coal power plants as the replacement of some old ones.

Besides, economics sometimes dictate things that run contrary to the common sense - for example the Irsching power plant in Bavaria was shut down earlier this year even though its units 4 and 5 are only 6 years old and are among the most efficient fossil fuel power stations in the world.

Comment Re:Meanwhile the REAL hate... (Score 1) 1028

Apparently expats from European Zimbabwe are too dense to realise that attacks on border guards have nothing to do with hate and are simply self defense incidents of smugglers.

I also don't get the logic of a bloody immigrant hollering against other immigrants. I mean, it is like rock stars speaking against drugs or murderers picketing abortion clinics - complete bollocks.

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