New update 20 February 2015
[Update sent 19 Feb. to The Professors’ Blog by Birmingham-based HR-colleague John Goss]
WARNING: This post includes documentation of most gruesome scenes at the crime scene.
Update 1 June 2014
A reply to BBC’s Tim Whewell article “Ukraine crisis: Dark new narratives in Odessa“. He meant that a variety of “myths” cannot give a factual explanation on the causes of the fire and who their perpetrators were. And also a rebuttal to the declarations by Sweden’s ex – Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, who blamed “Russian criminal gangs” for the Odessa incidents.
By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli
This is a horrifying video documenting, among other, the Odessa massacre perpetrated by fascists forces on the 2nd of May 2014:
Click on artwork below to view the video. Warning for strongly sad document-images.
Below: Young women wrapped with the Ukraine flag prepare cocktails Molotov that will be thrown against the people under siege, and forced locked in the building from outside – to burn them alive
– This video (click on the image above to view it. Video uploaded with VLC application) appeared on YouTube late night on the 14th May 2014 – uploaded by an account of name Brogorovic Ivan. I happened to be the first one viewing the video, so I shared the link in Twitter. Soon afterwards YouTube removed the video. I had managed however to capture it and saved it, and now I have publish the video in the Swedish-based site Libertarian Books – Sweden (Libertarianbooks.se), which is my own company (non-profit company, aimed to publish books online free, legal and ISBN registered). I believe it is legal, but if it isn’t, I will remove it.
If you would have difficulties to view the video try this link: http://libertarianbooks.se/media-files/
Beating wounded survivors
The still video below (see the whole video by clicking the image) shows, among other a) “Ukrainian activists” finishing up survivors that manage to scape the building on fire, killing them with baseball bats (man in circle on the image); b) a woman who survived is interviewed and confirms that the Ukrainian activists entered the building after set it on fire throwing some semi-asphyxiated people from the windows. Also explains that among the death found inside the building, some of them had bullet wounds.
This still image corresponds to frame 0:40 of a video posted in YouTube, and which has not got much viewers (only 160 viewers up to this date) despite it was uploaded on the very 2nd of May. The video is call in Russian “В Одессе правосеки штурмуют Дом профсоюзов 02 05 2014 Украина”, which means (free transl.) “Provocateurs storm the Trade Unions Building in Odessa, Ukraine, 2 May 2014.” The link provided to @Professorsblogg by Anna Shlyapnikova (@shlyapnikova
“Bloodbath in Odessa guided by interim rulers of Ukraine”
Two relevant articles on the background of the Odessa bloodbath in Voltaire.org