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From the Rhine no issue! Liberty smiled at puchemon

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Justice of one of the federal states of Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, on Thursday adopted a resolution that citizen Carles Puchdemon, who was arrested earlier at a request from Madrid, may be released from a German prison. For the time being, the very request for extradition is being considered, and on bail, very modestly by the way - only 75 thousand euros. Judges from Schleswig-Holstein, independent of Berlin almost to the same extent as judges from the US states from Washington, believe that only the charge of embezzlement of state funds can be considered the reason for issuing Spain.




The thesis about the organization of the rebellion, which other judges (Spanish) constantly try to trump, was rejected by their German colleagues. The logic here is very convincing in essence: the bloody confrontation that happened in October 2017 of the year, not only in Barcelona, ​​but almost throughout the whole of Catalonia, was obviously caused by the harsh measures of Madrid. In such a case, in order to ascribe to Pucdemon the organization of the insurrection, we need a fantasy in the spirit of the Spanish inquisitors.

So, runaway Carles Puchdemon is free again. Relative freedom, of course. But if the German authorities nevertheless decided to give it to the Spanish justice, it would be difficult to imagine a better gift for the separatists. Many politicians, cultural figures and even scientists have passed through prisons. Jozef Pilsudski considered that the “best gift” for himself was the fact that immediately after Poland received formal independence from Russia, the German authorities sent him to the Brandenburg prison. And Anna Akhmatova, having learned that the future Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky was convicted of parasitism, without hiding delight, exclaimed: “What biography is made to our redhead!”

While the Catalan leader is difficult to compare with his predecessors behind bars, to many he seems to be a sort of “nerd”. However, the lack of charisma does not prevent Puchdemon from being elected again and again to the highest posts in Catalonia. Moreover, in the persistence and enterprise of the former head of the Catalan generalitat can not refuse. And behind it, by the way, as at any revolution, millions go. But, apparently, until this revolution is over. It cannot be ruled out that the internal confrontation in Catalonia will turn out to be stronger than the whole sum of the region’s separatist aspirations.

From the Rhine no issue! Liberty smiled at puchemon


At least, the authorities of Madrid have for some time been making considerable efforts to ensure that the case turned out this way. But not so long ago, the Spanish center even sounded accusations that he simply pushes Catalonia out of the country. Now it does not seem to anyone. Understanding the fact that with the loss of Catalonia, Spain’s united Spain itself, which was present to many in the past, seems to have been lost only now in Madrid to the fore.

Perhaps this shift occurred, among other things, under the influence of numerous consultations with EU partners, as well as after a more in-depth analysis of the real situation both in Catalonia and in the country as a whole. Recall that, at first, the Spanish power structures clearly overpowered, and the church and the royal family actually pretended that nothing serious was happening. Since then, Catalonia has been deprived of autonomy, but on a practical plane, this decision is now translated very, very sluggishly.

The economic situation is not getting any better, and the political stalemate for Barcelona, ​​by all indications, turned out to be much more dangerous than for Madrid. Not surprisingly, the number of supporters of a compromise with Madrid is growing in the region itself, from which moderate politicians would most likely like to get something that a few years ago got another Spanish region, which traditionally claims independence, the Basque country. Recall that this region, in fact, in exchange for guarantees of suppressing terrorist attacks by local separatists, negotiated much more from Madrid than it could count on. However, this, in any case, turned out to be less than the Basques themselves would like. Basque country is now generally frozen in anxious anticipation, and if it suddenly wants to bargain again with the center, it may unexpectedly run into an answer that is more rigid than in Barcelona.

The population of Catalonia, which has not yet become cold from the desire to consider themselves a full-fledged nation or people, and their region a part of Europe, today, at least according to external signs, has slightly “hung”. And this is despite the fact that Catalonia managed to pass relatively painlessly the period of a kind of “shock therapy” - the mass flight of business from the region. Passions about the actions of the Spanish law enforcement officers last fall have subsided a bit. Obviously, the fact that Madrid has somewhat moderated both the harshness and the speed of its actions to abolish autonomy has affected. In addition, very few people now understand, and how actually Catalonia plans to exist in a united Europe, into which it is so torn. Without Spain, virtually without its large markets for products of the Catalan industry.

At the moment, the supreme power in Madrid is again largely silent, and the Cortes, with their surprisingly unified anti-separatist position, have recently become silent. The hard line against even Catalonia itself, and its former, as well as the current leaders, continues to adhere to only Spanish justice. But it turned out today that it is very, very difficult to present any serious complaints about current politicians. Even the organization of mass popular speeches in the same Barcelona, ​​of course, more rare than last autumn, but almost as numerous and potentially dangerous for the central government, is carried out so carefully that it does not give rise to any significant number of lawsuits.

Let us return, however, to the north of Europe, where Puchdemon's lawyer Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, in an interview with Catalan TV3, managed to call the court decision “the first victory”, adding that “he always believed in German justice”. Germany, clearly fearing a crisis on another European outskirts, is also trying to put the brakes on the situation. At the same time, European politicians are making serious efforts to limit the aggressive intervention of Madrid in the affairs of Barcelona, ​​believing that the lingering crisis and the dubious prospects for secession will nevertheless bring reason to the majority of the inhabitants of the region. Until now, the practice of such expectations did not justify too much, but very little time has passed since the acute phase of the crisis.

It seems that the current interim, as they are called in chess, the course of German justice is intended to give the opportunity to once again take hold of the passions. But not only. Berlin seems ready to test the ground again and again for the prevention of repetition of the Catalan scenario. And therefore, it does not interfere with the judges on the ground to show not only demonstrative scrupulousness, but also traditional European tolerance.
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  1. aszzz888
    aszzz888 April 7 2018 06: 14
    +3
    The economic situation is not getting better, and the political stalemate for Barcelona, ​​by all indications, turned out to be much more dangerous than for Madrid.

    Here is the time and will show whom to treat and whom to the morgue. bully
    1. Vitaly Anisimov
      Vitaly Anisimov April 7 2018 07: 33
      0
      Liberty smiled at Puchdemon

      The last name is ominous .. he he Well for Catalonia drinks I remember we were fighting in a deadly battle there in Spain .. And we will again thump Europe, but without military action. Russians learn fast and we become different!
      Scotland has subsided ... hehe
      1. 210ox
        210ox April 7 2018 10: 54
        +2
        We fought. And it merged, and merged people who were subject to a referendum (in fact, almost like in the mid-thirties. We sat down, argued, and as a result the confusion and vacillation that destroyed the Republic.) ..
        Quote: MIKHAN
        Liberty smiled at Puchdemon

        The last name is ominous .. he he Well for Catalonia drinks I remember we were fighting in a deadly battle there in Spain .. And we will again thump Europe, but without military action. Russians learn fast and we become different!
        Scotland has subsided ... hehe
        1. Vitaly Anisimov
          Vitaly Anisimov April 7 2018 11: 16
          0
          [quote = 210QQ] We fought. And it merged, and we merged the people who were subject to the referendum (in fact, almost like in the mid-thirties. We sat down, argued, and as a result the confusion and staggering that destroyed the Republic.) .. [quote = MIKHAN] [ quote]
          Dmitry, what was it ... We can’t lock up in Russia ..! Only forward ..
          If figuratively your koment sounds like this, drive the Russians into the den and on the stove .. So as not to blather, until they climbed, they won’t ask where they are .. Do you mean ???
          And I even know who is driving us so hard and trying to put us on Tel Avidia’s lair .. We have woken up gentlemen and it's all useless, your persecution ..
          1. 210ox
            210ox April 7 2018 13: 18
            +1
            Drive the Russians to the den !? Who will drive them away? These, like "Signor Puchdemon"? [Quote = MIKHAN] [quote = 210qu] We then fought. And it merged, and merged the people subject to the referendum (in fact, almost like in the mid-thirties. We sat down, argued, and as a result, confusion and vacillation that destroyed the Republic.) .. [quote = MIKHAN] [quote]
            Dmitry, what was it ... We can’t lock up in Russia ..! Only forward ..
            If figuratively your koment sounds like this, drive the Russians into the den and on the stove .. So as not to blather, until they climbed, they won’t ask where they are .. Do you mean ???
            And I even know who is driving us so hard and trying to put us on Tel Avidia’s lair .. We have woken up gentlemen and it's all useless, your persecution .. [/ quote]
            1. Vitaly Anisimov
              Vitaly Anisimov April 7 2018 13: 28
              0
              Dimon, do not rinse my brains ... hehe
              Something you have been alarming me lately. hi
              Marshal you are our .. hehe
    2. kan123
      kan123 April 10 2018 08: 48
      0
      Time has already shown everything - economically war for the USA is utopia. We can’t - self-destruct, if Trump, between his slapping on the pope, decided something there. He was fucked by a pornstar starpon, then he decided to become president. You are dealing with such people, that victory is not far away.
  2. Vard
    Vard April 7 2018 06: 16
    +1
    That's it ... Friendship, friendship ... And little tobacco bunches ... And by the way, what is to be in prison is useful for popularity ... An irrefutable fact ...
  3. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 April 7 2018 06: 41
    +2
    Liberty smiled at Puchdemon
    Exactly that "smiled", but for how long? Spanish justice clung to it with ticks. A peasant needs to urgently go to Russia and ask for political asylum, ours certainly will not be extradited.
    1. Terenin
      Terenin April 7 2018 08: 28
      +4
      Quote: rotmistr60
      A peasant needs to urgently go to Russia and ask for political asylum, ours certainly will not be extradited.

      Right, namesake hi This issue must be addressed comprehensively. Those. invite each country to build a street in the city of Rostov-on-Don with the name of its state. And "if that", then we ask for favors in the neighbors to Yanukovych. love
  4. XII Legion
    XII Legion April 7 2018 09: 40
    +16
    And it would be necessary to plant
    Separatist
  5. APASUS
    APASUS April 7 2018 10: 20
    0
    Everything slowly resolved, everyone saw how much the rights and freedoms declared by the West coincide with the real affairs in their countries. All freedoms are ephemeral, this is a crude political tool of blackmail.
  6. Dead duck
    Dead duck April 7 2018 10: 34
    +2
    In principle, the Catalans even have their own language ... request
  7. Denis Obukhov
    Denis Obukhov April 7 2018 15: 45
    +1
    While in Finland, Puchdemon wanted to leave for Russia, so he came to Stockholm and went to Belgium via Denmark on a pre-planned route, and being in the Federal Republic of Germany, was arrested in Germany in accordance with a warrant from a Spanish court.
  8. Dam
    Dam April 7 2018 18: 07
    0
    The guy chose a well-fed freedom, and could go down in history. Everyone chooses a woman, religion, road ...
  9. NF68
    NF68 April 8 2018 21: 36
    +1
    The Germans could still give him away. For a look time will be pulled.
  10. Igor Shugarkin
    Igor Shugarkin April 9 2018 19: 15
    0
    If euro-arresters do not work for arrest, Schengen space does not make sense (c)
  11. kan123
    kan123 April 10 2018 08: 42
    0
    The EU is falling apart - it is falling apart. One Merkel jumps like Mikoyan - who does not need an umbrella - he maneuvers between the droplets. Therefore, it is necessary to define tasks, goals. Dispatch everything. USA in agony, masks dropped. Trump scribble, forced in this "market" to remove all capital from assets in the Russian Federation. This is Sberbank - the entire pension system, this is Megaphone - 20% were in the first where investors invested. 10% invested in Megafon - already investing assets in the Russian Federation is recognized as a crime against the United States. You can philosophize for a long time - for example. that it was all predictable - Trump is purely crazy. Be that as it may, one must live on - get rid of the dollar. They now demanded unconditional surrender from the Russian Federation, as we demanded from Hitler. These are dangerous things in the world. We are right - the pancake should self-destruct. The war has begun - we do not take prisoners. Let's start with hohland, - the jokes are good, but we can also laugh.