Moscow approves its first gay pride parade... on Border Troops Day lol




 
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May 9th, 2011  
Prapor
 
 

Topic: Moscow approves its first gay pride parade... on Border Troops Day lol


Seriously. they approved it for the 28th of May, Border Troops Day

Now, Paratroopers, Marines, and Border Troops each have their own 'Day'. And for police it is always a bad time. I know, since I am myself in a volunteer street patrol squad during Paratroopers' Day, my professional holiday, what it is like, lots of very intoxicated veterans out there, macho men, who also happen to be highly trained fighters. Police alone cannot handle them, that is why we have to step in, occasionally. It all usually starts fine, celebrations, partying. But later in the evening, mayhem starts. Fights, fist fights, knife fights, street brawls like you cannot imagine.

Border Troops are the same way

It's our day, so lets go wild, lets trash this city, and beat the hell out of anyone who tries to stop us...


(by the way, jumping into fountains is a tradition. Airborne started doing this first, back in the Soviet days. Now everyone does it... idiots lol)

So, you have all these drunk Border Troops out there and, same like the Paras and the Marines, as time goes by, the drunker they get, the more aggressive and violent they become


After last Border Troops Day, some 35 people were hospitalised, mostly stabbing wounds, or injuries sustained from a 'rozochka' (beer bottle broken on the bottom end).

I do not think that holding a homosexualist march on such a day is very wise. They are guarranteed to be set upon by the Border men. Nothing those guys hate more than 'pidorasy' ('faggots')... Maybe that is what the government wants though.
May 10th, 2011  
GHR
 
 
Personally I have no respect for veterans who behave in this way. That these former soldiers behave like that is in my view to disgrace the uniform they have earned the right to bear. But military culture is of course not identical in all countries. Is it generally accepted in Russia? How do you feel about it yourself?

It seems as though violence is a big part of being a soldier in Russia. I have served with Baltic soldiers and have heard many horror stories about being a soldier under the former USSR like sexual humiliation and killings of officers and NCOīs. Donít know if it still is so. The problem as I see it, if Russian troops one day will have to work with Danish soldiers I will already have the notion that Russian troops are drunken violent psychopaths. Sorry, I just canít take it seriously.
May 10th, 2011  
Prapor
 
 
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Originally Posted by GHR
Personally I have no respect for veterans who behave in this way. That these former soldiers behave like that is in my view to disgrace the uniform they have earned the right to bear. But military culture is of course not identical in all countries. Is it generally accepted in Russia? How do you feel about it yourself?

It seems as though violence is a big part of being a soldier in Russia. I have served with Baltic soldiers and have heard many horror stories about being a soldier under the former USSR like sexual humiliation and killings of officers and NCOīs. Donít know if it still is so. The problem as I see it, if Russian troops one day will have to work with Danish soldiers I will already have the notion that Russian troops are drunken violent psychopaths. Sorry, I just canít take it seriously.
Violence is a part of living in Russia these days... In the military too. I do not know about 'sexual humiliation', never encountered that myself, but I had a commander in the Airborne who routinely used his fists and his boots with troops when he felt words were not enough... He was really good at throwing those 2 kg boots. Could get you right in the forehead from across the room

But, yeah, it is a violent country and society as a whole. I know in my apartment building we had two brothers (brothers, mind!) get into an argument over their mother's inheritance, they fought, one bashed the other with a baseball bat, put him into hospital... Routine stuff here, **** happens.

I always escort my wife and children everywhere, and am always armed, when we go outside. Because she is Armenian, and we are all from Caucasus and look like it, potential for some nationalist *******s trying to come after them, or me, is high. So I always carry at least a 'traumatic' (rubber bullet gun), and always keep on my guard. I already had to fight on the Metro once. Though I was not directly the target there, I just stepped in to defend someone else, a young man from Central Asia who was cleaning the floors down there when some alcoholic 'Moscow-born' idiot began picking on him for being 'dark'. He tried to hit me with his beer bottle too. I had to put his head against the wall a couple times to... calm him down, so to speak.

As I said, that's a part of daily life around here.
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May 10th, 2011  
Del Boy
 
Interesting. You report very well Prapor.
May 10th, 2011  
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Del Boy
Interesting. You report very well Prapor.
^^^^ What he said.
May 10th, 2011  
senojekips
 
 
I too enjoy your excellent reports Prapor.

They are very informative giving us all an insight into your country and your culture.
May 10th, 2011  
A Can of Man
 
 
Yup. Learned more about Russia's military units and culture than anywhere else.
May 10th, 2011  
Del Boy
 
This man Prapor has a talent Guys. A few lines offers more memorable instruction than you get from a professor in a month. When he describes it - it sticks!

We've got another Boz here I reckon.
May 11th, 2011  
Prapor
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Del Boy
This man Prapor has a talent Guys. A few lines offers more memorable instruction than you get from a professor in a month. When he describes it - it sticks!

We've got another Boz here I reckon.
Thank you, I suppose (whoever this 'Boz' was, was a he a good person, at least? lol)

Well, when people ask me something, I jut do my best to answer fully. Same when I myself post, I try to give information, educate.
May 11th, 2011  
GHR
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Prapor
Violence is a part of living in Russia these days... In the military too. I do not know about 'sexual humiliation', never encountered that myself, but I had a commander in the Airborne who routinely used his fists and his boots with troops when he felt words were not enough... He was really good at throwing those 2 kg boots. Could get you right in the forehead from across the room

But, yeah, it is a violent country and society as a whole. I know in my apartment building we had two brothers (brothers, mind!) get into an argument over their mother's inheritance, they fought, one bashed the other with a baseball bat, put him into hospital... Routine stuff here, **** happens.

I always escort my wife and children everywhere, and am always armed, when we go outside. Because she is Armenian, and we are all from Caucasus and look like it, potential for some nationalist *******s trying to come after them, or me, is high. So I always carry at least a 'traumatic' (rubber bullet gun), and always keep on my guard. I already had to fight on the Metro once. Though I was not directly the target there, I just stepped in to defend someone else, a young man from Central Asia who was cleaning the floors down there when some alcoholic 'Moscow-born' idiot began picking on him for being 'dark'. He tried to hit me with his beer bottle too. I had to put his head against the wall a couple times to... calm him down, so to speak.

As I said, that's a part of daily life around here.
I agree with the others here. Very interesting and instructive what you tell and show us.

It is a shame that your community are moving in that direction.
One day there surely will be a demand from citizens for law and order and then what? A coup d'ťtat​​?
 


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