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"Hypocrisy and double standards": Germany criticized the double standards of Western media

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"Hypocrisy and double standards": Germany criticized the double standards of Western media

There are many oppositionists in Russia, and anti-government demonstrations take place in Europe every day, but the Western media for some reason do not write about this, filling their pages with Alexei Navalny and protests in Belarus. Doesn't this speak for the "double standards" applied by journalists, asks Peter Novak in the German edition of Heise.


The author of the article draws attention to the fact that the Western media do not write anything about the anti-government protests taking place in Europe, keeping silent about the use of tear gas and batons by the police during their dispersal, while painting a picture of the suppression of protests in Belarus. The events taking place in this republic do not leave the pages of German newspapers.

At the same time, Novak draws attention, in another Eastern European country - Bulgaria - anti-government demonstrations have been taking place for several months, where people demand the resignation of the long-term ruler, but nothing is known about them. Events in the Balkans pass by European newspapers, nobody is interested in detentions and repressions in Bulgaria, which is a member of the EU, it is much more interesting to watch Belarus, as it is an ally of Russia.

Because of the police violence in Belarus, the EU imposes sanctions, in the case of Bulgaria it is not. Hypocrisy and double standards, writes a user on the news portal Mediapool.bg. He is right. But sanctions against Borisov? Suspension from the next summit in Brussels? It's hard to imagine this!

- the author writes.

The same is with the "Berlin patient" Alexei Navalny, who periodically attracted the attention of the Western media all these years. The West just likes Navalny as a way to fight Putin. The media have long linked both the Belarusian elections and the "poisoning" of Navalny in order to put pressure on Russia again with the help of sanctions and other restrictions.

There are many oppositionists in Russia who are "also persecuted by the authorities," but the West does not give a damn about them because they are not ready to extol the imaginary Western values ​​that should appear in Russia as payment for supporting the EU, Novak points out.

Navalny is the first to not only fight for freedom and democracy, but also pay attention to the everyday problems of residents of a large city. Corruption, oligarchy, and migration

- wrote Die Welt six years ago.

Summing up, the author states that both the Belarusian oppositionists and Navalny are used in geopolitical games, there are strategists in Europe as well.

(...) the best option for oppositionists in Eastern Europe and Russia would be ignored by Germany and the EU

- he concludes.
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  1. Ragnar Lodbrok
    Ragnar Lodbrok 21 September 2020 11: 23
    24
    the best option for oppositionists in Eastern Europe and Russia would be ignored by Germany and the EU

    I agree. It's a pity that this is the opinion of a journalist, and not of Western politicians.
    Summing up the results, the author states that both the Belarusian oppositionists and Navalny are used in geopolitical games.

    And again right ...
    1. Machito
      Machito 21 September 2020 12: 20
      +7
      The "independent" Western media are just a propaganda tool for the Washington regional committee. An old Soviet anecdote fully fits them: There is no news in Pravda, and there is no truth in Izvestia. They piously believe and follow the precepts of Goebbels: the more miraculous a lie, the faster they will believe in it. President Trump calls the American media fake news. One of the sacred idols of so-called Western democracy - freedom of speech turns out to be just a tool for fooling ordinary people. Our Russian media, even pro-government ones, look much more truthful against their background. Freedom of speech remained only in Russia and the Internet.
    2. stalki
      stalki 21 September 2020 13: 00
      +2
      They use it understandably, but individuals should not be forgotten, they themselves do not mind at all, on the contrary, they are happy head over heels. And rather they even craved such exploitation.
  2. tralflot1832
    tralflot1832 21 September 2020 11: 24
    +1
    Sisyan has already worked out material, how bad he is now, he will not understand why, I tried so hard. So the owners decided badly. We are waiting for the resolution of the foreign ministers of the EU countries. After that, I assure you it will be fun, for us and not as for the protestors. hi
    1. Trapp1st
      Trapp1st 21 September 2020 11: 38
      +4
      Xixiang already waste material
      Not a fact, by 24 they may return from Germany, it was already like this with another friend.
      1. Doctor
        Doctor 21 September 2020 12: 25
        +3
        Not a fact, by 24 they may return from Germany, it was already like this with another friend.

        Exactly. Yes, and a nominee for the Peace Prize. The last test will remain to become a Jedi ... laughing
    2. napalm
      napalm 21 September 2020 22: 10
      +1
      He did not report on the money spent. Got drunk. Ashurkov and company drove over. Where is Lesha's money? Fuck you, I'm cool, and off you go. By the way, he is now in positive territory.
    3. Dmitry10SPb
      Dmitry10SPb 22 September 2020 16: 59
      -1
      Hardly such a "waste material". If only because many Russians are inclined to support him in the absence of fish. Although to whom and "United Russia" - a political party. Nor is Navalny the problem for the West. It is suspected that in Russia there is a chemical laboratory that is not under the control or under the control of the authorities, which makes poisons for sale. Do not want to face them, you know, personally.
      By the way, about Bulgaria and our press does not write anything at all. Sold, probably, to the West. Have you read analytical articles in our press about Yavlinsky's views for a long time? And what about the views of the leaders of the domestic right? What did they think about the fateful amendments to the constitution? Somehow they don't write in the Russian press about the real Russian opposition. All about Ziu and Zhi and the same clowns.
      1. tralflot1832
        tralflot1832 22 September 2020 17: 12
        -1
        Ziu and Zhi, these are the parties of one person. We are all mortal, unfortunately. I don’t read the liberal press a priori. If the opposition has something clever to say, it will eventually manifest itself.
  3. Operator
    Operator 21 September 2020 11: 27
    +8
    Chancellor Angelka is already ignoring: she has entrusted the duty of screeching to her Minister of Foreign Affairs and her younger partner Ursulka (President of the European Parliament).

    By the way, the technical secretariat of the OPCW has not yet confirmed that he received the results of analyzes from Germany Anal - the email is junk, obviously laughing
    1. Vladimir_6
      Vladimir_6 21 September 2020 11: 36
      +4
      Quote: Operator
      Germany anal test results - e-mail junk, apparently

      As Vinokur would say: "Interference interferes." laughing
  4. Mityasha
    Mityasha 21 September 2020 11: 31
    +6
    They have smart heads, it is pleasant to talk and negotiate with such people.
  5. Vladimir_6
    Vladimir_6 21 September 2020 11: 33
    +5
    A strange photo was picked up for the article. It seems like they indicated the prospect for Navalny upon returning to Russia.
    1. tralflot1832
      tralflot1832 21 September 2020 11: 37
      -1
      Wait, Xisyan is all in doubt, where they will poison MI6's long arms, as it turns out. Where and how can he drink water?
      1. SRC P-15
        SRC P-15 21 September 2020 11: 53
        +3
        Quote: tralflot1832
        Wait, Xisyan is all in doubt, where they will poison MI6's long arms, as it turns out. Where and how can he drink water?

        Let him switch to urine therapy! yes
        1. tralflot1832
          tralflot1832 21 September 2020 12: 05
          0
          This is the only safe way out of his situation. hi recourse
    2. Nyrobsky
      Nyrobsky 21 September 2020 11: 46
      +6
      The photo is not strange, but rather correct. Only if for the good, then this dog should be on the other side of the grate, and not outside. In theory, we have opened a criminal case against this under-poisoned child, as if they should return the criminal for justice, but they will not return, otherwise he will tell on camera something "inconvenient". Now the "homeless" Olyokha has a break in the template - they can add poison there, or throw it out the window, and then plant it.
      1. Vladimir_6
        Vladimir_6 21 September 2020 12: 11
        +2
        Quote: Nyrobsky
        The photo is not strange, but rather correct. Only if for the good, then this dog should be on the other side of the grate, and not outside.

        I do not mind. good
        but they will not return it, otherwise it will tell the camera something "inconvenient". Now the "homeless" Olyokha has a break in the template - they can add poison there, or throw it out the window, and then plant it.

        It is certainly better for him to return home. Will share information about the secrets of staying in the Charite in exchange for "conditional imprisonment". But will he get home?
      2. DymOk_v_dYmke
        DymOk_v_dYmke 22 September 2020 10: 17
        +2
        Quote: Nyrobsky
        Now the "homeless" Olyokha has a break in the template - they can add poison there, or throw it out the window, and then plant it.

        It remains only to go to Russia on another "business trip", and then quickly hide in the zone.
  6. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 21 September 2020 11: 33
    +1
    This is quite clear to all sane ... One thing is not clear. Our weak reaction to all these "assaults" ... The air already smells of gunpowder, the West is preparing to disarm Russia with the help of well-known manipulations such as disarmament (without SNW, Russia will not be able to withstand the United States and NATO, yet Japan is being "tackled", IMHO) ...
  7. KVU-NSVD
    KVU-NSVD 21 September 2020 11: 41
    +3
    Until we have information resources through which we can broadcast to the whole world without our point of view, it will be so ... it will be seen in the Western world, but this will not be seen. I don't see a real solution. The only thing is to create a parallel network together with China, but judging by the absence of even hints, China does not need this, and we ourselves will tear our navel. And without information influence in the volume of the planet, we can only express disagreement (known only to those interested). Russia and China should think about creating a satellite supergroup for broadcasting a point of view different from the American one to the world, it (the parallel network) should be super accessible or completely free ... it costs, but they don't think about it ..
    1. Livonetc
      Livonetc 21 September 2020 12: 03
      +1
      We have resources and they are quite successful.
      This is evidenced by the zealous pursuit of Sputnik and RT resources.
      And our forum is quite an international resource.
      1. KVU-NSVD
        KVU-NSVD 21 September 2020 12: 08
        +2
        Quote: Livonetc
        We have resources and they are quite successful.
        This is evidenced by the zealous pursuit of Sputnik and RT resources.
        And our forum is quite an international resource.

        Sputnik and RT are spreading rot in the entire western (and not only, if possible) zone of influence. With the slightest serious threat ... We will not be able to do anything in the information space controlled by the West. Only "sabotage" stuffing operations, which are easily blocked and devalued by counter-propaganda
        1. Livonetc
          Livonetc 21 September 2020 12: 12
          +3
          To persecute spread rot.
          But still they are available and they continue to be watched.
          They bring cash to the cable TV companies.
          Whoever wants to watch these channels is watching.
          And he who is zombified, and with an open opportunity, he will neither look nor perceive.
          1. KVU-NSVD
            KVU-NSVD 21 September 2020 12: 34
            0
            Quote: Livonetc
            But they are still available and their

            They are available, but the degree of their impact is nothing compared to the reach of the audience of Western media. Compare srach and reprinting "sensation", for example, in "New York Times" or simply in "Times" from the subsequent refutation to "Russia Today" or "Zhemin zhebao" .. The difference is in order .. if not two or three. ...
            They bring the cashier by the cable TV company
            Funny in our time of social networks and Internet TV
          2. Piramidon
            Piramidon 21 September 2020 12: 47
            -1
            Quote: Livonetc
            But still they are available and they continue to be watched.

            Compare the quantity. You have named only two resources. and how many pro-Western? It's a faint voice in the screaming crowd.
      2. Piramidon
        Piramidon 21 September 2020 17: 44
        -1
        Quote: Livonetc
        And our forum is quite an international resource.

        Well, of course, from the local comments, all "CNN", "BBC", and all sorts of "The New York Times" together with "The Washington Post" will calm down and will sit quietly in the corner like mice under a broom. Moreover, there are quite enough of their admirers here.
    2. Zefr
      Zefr 21 September 2020 17: 55
      -3
      We do not have information resources yet

      That's how RT did, I think they invested a lot, but they have merged something completely
  8. Roman13579
    Roman13579 21 September 2020 11: 43
    -6
    The author of the article draws attention to the fact that the Western media does not write anything about the anti-government protests taking place in Europe,


    But our media only discuss the protests in Khabarovsk ..))
    Who would have bellowed ..
    1. Baskak
      Baskak 21 September 2020 21: 53
      12
      Quote: Roman13579
      protests in Khabarovsk

      Why discuss them? People are protesting. Making demands. Everything is extremely simple and clear.
    2. Incvizitor
      Incvizitor 24 September 2020 16: 25
      0
      You might think that these "protests" are interesting to someone.
  9. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 21 September 2020 11: 44
    +1
    Double, triple standards are the meaning of Western politics. Without them, European democracy would have shrunk, and the European Parliament had to be dissolved, since you cannot criticize yourself and you cannot impose sanctions on yourself. Its own police (German, French ...) operate exclusively within the framework of the law, and the protesters are a crowd of radicals who simply need to be hit on the wort and poisoned with pepper and tear gas. But in Russia, Belarus you have no right, because you are not yet ripe for real "democracy" and you are standing at the wrong stage of cultural development. Intoxicated European gopota under the pious mask of the "cream of society".
  10. iouris
    iouris 21 September 2020 11: 46
    -1
    These are not double standards, but preparations for war.
    1. Fibrizio
      Fibrizio 21 September 2020 12: 10
      +2
      And what will they fight for? We sell resources, what else do you need? Or do you think they themselves would like to beat the locals in the head as a democratizer if they go on strike?
      Everyone is happy there. And Russia's money is kept "there", so why fight?
      1. Roman13579
        Roman13579 21 September 2020 12: 17
        -7
        They say so on TV .. that they want to seize our resources ..
        Some people still believe in this bike ..))
        1. Baskak
          Baskak 21 September 2020 21: 52
          11
          Quote: Roman13579
          they want to seize our resources

          This is not true? Maybe they do not want to seize, but want to buy according to you? And do you believe this nonsense? For centuries, they wanted to capture us, or do you think they did not want to capture us in the past and we ourselves invented everything?
      2. Nyrobsky
        Nyrobsky 21 September 2020 12: 46
        +3
        Quote: Fibrizio
        And what will they fight for? We sell resources, what else do you need? And Russia's money is kept "there", so why fight?
        They want to squeeze. And money and resources. In order not to buy them, but to own them and force everyone else to buy the same resources, but from them. One thing the mattresses overlook is that there will be no separate theater of military operations in the Kaliningrad direction, or a theater of operations limited exclusively to the EU territory. Go to the initiative, like a vicious dog, the first whip.
        1. military_cat
          military_cat 21 September 2020 15: 43
          -3
          Quote: Nyrobsky
          They want to squeeze out. And money and resources. That would not buy them, but own them and force everyone else to buy the same resources, but from them.

          Why should they squeeze by force the resources that they receive for the money they have printed in the already mined and delivered form, and the money that they print and sell to the whole world as a world currency?
          1. Nyrobsky
            Nyrobsky 21 September 2020 16: 11
            +1
            Quote: military_cat
            Why should they squeeze out by force the resources that they receive for the money printed by them in the already mined and delivered form?, and the money that they print and sell to the whole world as the world's currency?

            Sorry, what are they doing in Syria? They squeeze resources by force! yes
            1. military_cat
              military_cat 21 September 2020 17: 06
              -3
              Let's admit. But, nevertheless, why should they squeeze by force that the resources that they receive for the money printed by them in the already mined and delivered form, that the money that they print and sell to the whole world as a world currency?
              1. Baskak
                Baskak 21 September 2020 21: 51
                10
                Quote: military_cat
                Why should they squeeze out by force that the resources that they receive for the money they print in the already mined and delivered form

                It's simple, less spending, more profit.
          2. Cottodraton
            Cottodraton 22 September 2020 07: 58
            0
            Because for the money they print, you can buy products from these resources and put them back into circulation
      3. Piramidon
        Piramidon 21 September 2020 12: 49
        -1
        Quote: Fibrizio
        Resources we sell

        And they must share free of charge, i.e. for nothing
        1. Fibrizio
          Fibrizio 21 September 2020 12: 54
          -1
          What for? If for nothing, they will not work. A technological process requires investment. + resources have already become cheaper and cost several times less for owners of dollars and euros than at 14.
          Why select them if you can buy them for cheap without a headache?
          The slaves will do everything. The king will sell everything.
          As with transit through Ukraine. How many media screamed that they would not download and "feed Ukrainians". Nothing, we wiped it off, and we will download it for another 5 years.
          E - economics.
          And hurray posriotism and horror stories for the electorate.

          And an additional argument. We have joint-stock large companies. This means that the beneficiaries (beneficiaries) can be Germans or Americans. Why grab what is bought and is generating income? On the contrary, because of the war, all logistics are down the drain. Where to get "dirt and sticks" while the war is protracted?
          1. Campanella
            Campanella 21 September 2020 14: 34
            +2
            It is precisely the Chukhases who constantly break the exchange prices for media, buying them up and then reselling them with a fat.
            We must deprive this paper American cow of its currency advantage!
            1. Fibrizio
              Fibrizio 21 September 2020 14: 43
              -4
              And how do you suggest doing this? Don't sell?
              I will stand up and applaud other countries of trusteeship for such a decision. Prices will rise for their product and demand will increase.
              And what prevents ourselves from selling broth? Masons? Jews? Navalny?
              Everything is simpler. Oil is a marketable commodity. It is traded on the stock exchange. The price is determined by demand first of all. If there is a surplus of oil (as it is now), no speculation will change the price much.
              1. Campanella
                Campanella 21 September 2020 16: 45
                +1
                The first thing to do is to deprive the dollar of its honorary title of international currency.
                Second, it can be the creation of alternative trading platforms.
                The third rise of our own economy.
      4. iouris
        iouris 21 September 2020 14: 14
        -1
        Quote: Fibrizio
        And what will they fight for?

        For yourself, loved ones. Without war, they are covered.
      5. Baskak
        Baskak 21 September 2020 21: 52
        11
        Quote: Fibrizio
        And what will they fight for?

        For resources. Why would they buy when they can own? Will people die? When did this stop them?
  11. rocket757
    rocket757 21 September 2020 11: 50
    +2
    Navalny is the first who not only fights for freedom and democracy, but also .......

    There is no point in reading further .... They miss the obvious that only they have Micro Fuhrer Interesen, and our audience is not very large. Among those, but not the same, there are more interesting guys.
  12. APASUS
    APASUS 21 September 2020 12: 10
    +4
    Has identified Navalny corrupt officials and take measures, bills, houses, cars, what prevents him from seizing?
    1. Baskak
      Baskak 21 September 2020 21: 50
      11
      Quote: APASUS
      Has identified Navalny corrupt officials and take measures, bills, houses, cars, what prevents the arrest?

      I beg your pardon, I did not understand who should arrest, us or the west?
      Quote: APASUS
      the ultimate goal is completely different - control of the economy of the EU and Russia as a whole, and at the moment the issue is with JV 2.

      I absolutely agree with you. They need control over Russia's natural resources. And for the states, in addition, SP-2 is like a bone in the throat.
      1. APASUS
        APASUS 22 September 2020 09: 18
        +1
        Quote: Baskak
        I beg your pardon, I did not understand who should arrest, us or the west?

        We are, of course, but since the West is so worried about money laundering, it also has such an opportunity, for this it has adopted special laws.
        Quote: Baskak
        I absolutely agree with you. They need control over Russia's natural resources.

        Rather, not only resources, but the country as a whole.
  13. Revival
    Revival 21 September 2020 12: 21
    +2
    Absolutely agree!
    Hypocrisy and double standards are constant!
    Here are even, for example, sanctions, sanctions, but for some reason no arrests of the property of alleged corrupt officials and now the same "evening"
  14. orionvitt
    orionvitt 21 September 2020 13: 15
    +1
    There are many oppositionists in Russia
    Normal opposition, These are people (parties, organizations) who want the country one, prosperity. In contrast to all sorts of pro-Western "Russian oppositionists" who want only the death of Russia. Which, by the way, does not hide, but on the contrary, is put on display. At all times, such activities were punishable by death, life imprisonment, or, if lucky, exile. Not like now, during the rampant "liberal values". Nurse them, as it is not clear with whom. It has long been possible to pack everyone up, even if only for conspiracy (and paid for) with Western governments, with the aim of overthrowing the constitutional order. So these clowns are needed for something. Can let off steam? There is only one conclusion, it is necessary to create a normal, competent opposition, because without constructive opposition, any political system will not last long. Lukash has to be saved already.
    1. Baskak
      Baskak 21 September 2020 21: 50
      12
      Quote: orionvitt
      Normal opposition, These are people (parties, organizations) who want the country one, prosperity. Unlike all sorts of pro-Western

      Vitaly, I will clarify you a little. There is no pro-Western opposition, there are pro-Western protesters, the heirs of collaborationists and Russophobes.
  15. Alexey from Perm
    Alexey from Perm 21 September 2020 13: 34
    0
    Just like the Russian media do not inform about the protests in Khabarovsk. Everybody uses double standards.
  16. Campanella
    Campanella 21 September 2020 14: 30
    +1
    This once again emphasizes that Russia is the direction of the main attack! Thus, we must more and more actively deal with our own problems, relieving ourselves of the burden of all kinds of assistance in relation to the states of Europe and the West.
    As an example, a change in the logistics of goods, a reorientation to other markets, a limitation of the resource base of Europe and America, a further withdrawal from the use of the American currency.
    1. AML
      AML 21 September 2020 18: 37
      0
      I do not know who minus you, but a plus from me.
      They took steps towards the west, but this was not enough for them. Well, no, so no. You can't be cute.
  17. Kostadinov
    Kostadinov 21 September 2020 15: 30
    +6
    Today, not only in Bulgaria, but also in France and in Germany itself, police violence is also protesting. This is a common phenomenon in all EU countries.
    The West has always approved of the authorities' violence against Ukraine after 2013. Several dozen unarmed people were burned in Odessa and no sanctions, no declarations of the European Parliament.
    This is not a double, but one standard. The violence of others is bad, and our violence is good.
  18. iouris
    iouris 21 September 2020 16: 24
    -1
    Tikhanovskaya, ugh, Navalny demanded to deliver from Tomsk his clothes, soaked through and through with the "novice".
  19. AML
    AML 21 September 2020 18: 34
    0
    Quote: Roman13579
    The author of the article draws attention to the fact that the Western media does not write anything about the anti-government protests taking place in Europe,


    But our media only discuss the protests in Khabarovsk ..))
    Who would have bellowed ..

    Why not. Today there was news of a naked woman walking down the street. So if you are thinking, then they can write about you.
  20. lvov_aleksey
    lvov_aleksey 21 September 2020 20: 46
    0
    Okay, everything is simple, we are not Catholics, and they do not like Orthodoxy. They always fight with us because of this. do not understand. And now resources, both energy and water, are at stake !!!!
    ps tried through Islam (Afghan, Chechnya, Syria) did not work!
  21. Major48
    Major48 21 September 2020 21: 57
    0
    The figurant is being prepared for the role of Grishka Otrepiev, and there are enough boyars in Russia who are ready to introduce him to the Kremlin. So the Russians, look for Minin and Pozharsky.
  22. NF68
    NF68 22 September 2020 16: 18
    0
    In Germany, they also write about rallies in their own country. Only they pay less attention to this than to similar events abroad. And they regularly write about the lawlessness of the American police, and what the German media report on this matter differs little from what their Russian colleagues report.