The Red Army continues to live today! The struggle against world imperialism did not stop even after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The workers and peasants of Latin America and South-East Asia are fighting this noble war. Contributing to this struggle are the military personnel of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics!
This demonstrates that ‘freedom’ from conditioning cannot be ‘forced’ upon an individual or group, but must be carefully planned and provided for through a subtle and tolerant ‘learning curve’. This is achieved through the agency of education, and requires a steady but precise exposure of past conditioning, so that a pristine state of mind can be rediscovered that facilitates multi-dimensional perception, and the ability to see different points of view, and select the most correct mode of behaviour in any given situation.
As the Old Guard falls away, their place in the line is often taken by their younger relatives. As British Veterans of the Soviet Red Army are not acknowledged by the rightwing British Legion – and are not welcome at London’s Cenotaph – these brave Veterans quite rightly congregate here.
In early January, 1943, the commander of Midwives was asked to gather together a voluntary force that was to stage a bayonet charge West of the city – to an area where medicines and baby food was thought to have been placed for collection.
Instead, despite the Nazi Germans heavily bombing the area, Serezha Aleshkov ran through the falling bombs and into the surrounding trenches (that were receiving enemy fire), where he told other Red Army soldiers what had happened to Major Vorobiev.
We teach our children that war is wrong – but that sometimes wars need to be thought in ‘self-defence’ – until humanity evolves beyond this stupid and disastrous manner of interacting. It is also important for the younger generation to realise the sacrifices and destruction endured by China, the USSR and Europe in the 20th century fight against the forces of International Fascism.