Ukrainian Partisans Describe Their Fight Against Russian Forces In Kherson

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

3 ай бұрын

After Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, underground resistance movements found ways to fight back. Some locals sent information about Russian troop movements to the Ukrainian military. Others painted the Ukrainian flag on buildings and monuments.
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MrKockabilly 3 ай бұрын
Partisans who are captured are more likely to be summarily executed than regular combatants. And the fact that they are operating within enemy territory means a very high level of courage is required. Nothing but respect for this brave defenders of their homeland.
Dusk 3 ай бұрын
Their honor and their struggle reminds everybody watching them of the ukrainian, baltic and, in general, eastern european partisans of the mid 1900s, struggling and facing tremendous horrors against the nazi and soviet regimes looking to break and occupy their countries. Unbelievable people.
Michael Byrnes
Michael Byrnes 3 ай бұрын
Wow what courage and love of country they have , Working behind enemy lines . PATRIOTS!!!!!
handmadehearts Ай бұрын
Excellent! Slava Ukraine 🇺🇦 Heroyam Slava
marco mora
marco mora 3 ай бұрын
Glory to Ukraine 🇺🇦🇺🇦♥️
Expert Renovation Services
Expert Renovation Services 3 ай бұрын
Respect, Sir. One of my friends is in IT & says some of, if not the best, IT minds working today are out of Ukraine. "It wasn't that difficult" I love it. Slava Ukraini!!!
handmadehearts Ай бұрын
The drone operators are fabulous. IT all the way. Slava Ukraine 🇺🇦 Heroyam Slava
an account
an account 3 ай бұрын
@Expert Renovation Services Everyone has a job, bud. You aren't fighting because you don't want to fight.
Angelique Starkey
Angelique Starkey 3 ай бұрын
Godspeed and strength to Ukraine 🇺🇦 and God bless 🙌 🙏
Kathleen Mann
Kathleen Mann 3 ай бұрын
Well done lion-hearted citizens !. 💖 👏✌️🇺🇦🌻
Cynthia Marie
Cynthia Marie 3 ай бұрын
Bravo to you incredibly brave Ukrainians! Slava Ukraini ✊️🇺🇦🇺🇲🗽🌻
Samuel Desire
Samuel Desire 3 ай бұрын
Charles Burnham
Charles Burnham 3 ай бұрын
The US Army studied the problem of insurgency in depth- they reached the conclusion that the ratio for successful counter insurgency work there needs to be 1 soldier for every twenty civilians. If the Russians had overrun the Ukraine, with a population of 44 million the Russians would need an army of 2,200,000 troops to control the country. In other words, Russia could have taken the country but wouldn't have enough men to keep it under control.
Ted Crilly
Ted Crilly 3 ай бұрын
Yep. See operation banner. Britain reached the same conclusion. Don't know the dates so can't say who could have spared themselves a whole lot of trouble and disappointment. Long messy affairs those colonizations. The tree remembers, long after the axe forgets. TAL.
Anna Peppard
Anna Peppard 3 ай бұрын
May God protect you dear ones stay warm well fed and alive 💙💛💙💛🇺🇦🇺🇦❤❤
Tepnox 3 ай бұрын
Very nice. Power to the people of Ukraine.
Ron Simons
Ron Simons 3 ай бұрын
Have to love, the love these people have for their country. A Russian could never match he courage and the spirit of the average Ukrainian civilian. Wishing for a complete, swift victory for Ukraine. Then long lasting peace.
möchtegern däne
möchtegern däne 3 ай бұрын
The secrecy of partisan operations, can sometimes manifest itself in strange ways. I knew a guy in South America, who has an 18-year old son. The kid was only interested in girls and partying and the dad was fed up with him. Now, one fine day, there was a call for an uprising and the father, who was part of the underground, went to join up with another column to carry out a common attack. And who is there....his son. They hav been living in the same house, but none of them suspected, that the other was a partisan.
eub34 3 ай бұрын
@Vinterbukser thanks
Vinterbukser 3 ай бұрын
@eub34 As above, a guerrilla fighter/someone who joins a militia to fight an occupying force, a bit like the insurgents who were fighting allied forces in Iraq and Syria or Che Guevara's boys. They are not an official army and often haven't had any formal training and usually have an agenda or ideal that they are working towards. Not to be confused with the adjective bi-partisan, which means something supported by two political parties. Or artisanal, meaning expensive hand made food that nobody buys.
möchtegern däne
möchtegern däne 3 ай бұрын
@eub34 partisan=guerilla
eub34 3 ай бұрын
dumb question sorry. what is partisan? i tried googling it but i cant still understand
Florin Adrian
Florin Adrian 3 ай бұрын
Amazing country, amazing people. Mavik deserves a public acknowledgement and a medal, after the victory.
handmadehearts Ай бұрын
@Droid User Ivan can no longer afford to pay the trolls. There are less of them now. Good riddance. And ...Slava Ukraine 🇺🇦
Florin Adrian
Florin Adrian 3 ай бұрын
@Trevor Crook He "accepted" 3 new Ukrainian regions. He still has 1 of those, as I am writing. Yeah, all is going according to plan and always will. By the way, you know what crook means, right? Whoever chooses your cover names is funny.
Nanomancer 3 ай бұрын
Best wishes from the UK to all the heroes of Ukraine!
Cheeba CheeoBusiness
Cheeba CheeoBusiness 3 ай бұрын
He saved a lot of Ukrainian lives! 🙏❤️ Go Chechen, Belarusian, Georgian and other volunteer fighters, UAF, russian separatists, and all supporters, GO, - finish russian mafia troops! 💪 Hats off to every single volunteer workers 🙏 GLORY TO UKRAINE! 🥇💖🇺🇦🙏 🇺🇦💖🥇SLAVA UKRAINI!👏🇫🇮🇨🇭
dcviper985 3 ай бұрын
RFE/RL is doing amazing work! Thank you for bringing us the story from inside Ukraine!
João Maxado
João Maxado 3 ай бұрын
Well done Silent Warriors. It is very pleasant to know that someone can help us against the same enemy (being right next to him) !
sammanns 3 ай бұрын
Bravo to these brave people. Respect for them from Canada 🇨🇦 stay safe always!
1midnightfish 3 ай бұрын
My grandparents, and many of their siblings and friends, were in the Italian resistance during WW2...many of them survived, when their were old and I was a young child we'd sit down to dinner together. I had a weird feeling watching this video, as I do when reading about the resistance in other parts of Ukraine that have been recently liberated, like I'm related to these guys. Respect! I wish you all long and happy lives in your beautiful country.💙💛
Mad Man Mechanic
Mad Man Mechanic 3 ай бұрын
@1midnightfish Any time
1midnightfish 3 ай бұрын
@Mad Man Mechanic Thanks for sparing me from having to deal with that 🙂
Mad Man Mechanic
Mad Man Mechanic 3 ай бұрын
@FaceOfAHero No when you write the word resistance it mean fighting against . That is like saying the French resistant was fighting for the Nazis . Think before you post stupid questions
1midnightfish 3 ай бұрын
@Mad Man Mechanic Sadly the stories are pretty traumatic [TRIGGER WARNING], like driving past a little shrine on the road and being told that some friends of my grandparents had been executed by Nazis at that spot, or my granddad being tortured in a fascist prison (he survived but was never the same again). Or my other granddad getting arrested towards the end of the Nazi occupation (he wasn't even a fighting partisan, just a known antifascist) and only managing to escape because of an Allied raid taking place while he was getting transported. Parts of the stories were repeated a lot, others were always left out, so I grew up with a strange, partial perspective on those events that I haven't yet managed to shake off. But that's taught me a lot about how that sort of trauma - collective and individual at once - is processed over time and across generations. Thank you for asking 🙂
Mad Man Mechanic
Mad Man Mechanic 3 ай бұрын
Did they ever talk about it or tell you any stories that would be fasinating
Felitaturco123 Rempojo
Felitaturco123 Rempojo 3 ай бұрын
God bless you ukrain🙏🙏🙏🙏🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦❤❤🇵🇭🇵🇭
Maedora Smith
Maedora Smith 3 ай бұрын
Wow such great men and women I’m so proud of you all for doing everything you could to help in the resistance. Very Brave of you all. Long live Ukraine ❤
Ihor V
Ihor V 3 ай бұрын
Ukraine is a state of braveness! Glory to Heroes! Glory to Ukraine!
L.S. 3 ай бұрын
True heroes!!!!!
FaceOfAHero 3 ай бұрын
Scotland 3 ай бұрын
God bless the partisans ✊🏻 To choose to stay and resist from the shadows is brave beyond comprehension.
Samuel Desire
Samuel Desire 3 ай бұрын
solarspecies022 3 ай бұрын
their resilience is extrodinary as rusia is well known to have broken many ethnic groups the kalmuks the buriats chechens avars bashkiri etc had been culturally erased by rusia yet in ukraine they can not break the spirit at all , only had nato decided to give ukraine the big weapons the rusians will be out by now
solarspecies022 3 ай бұрын
@Bob actually putin is refering to russian culture and language the rest are just means to an end not considerents
Bob 3 ай бұрын
fundemental problem with Putins crazy Russian ethnicity bollix is that the Federation is multi cultural . seems idiocy to say it is all Russia and Russians when it is obviously multi cultural and also ...huge
Indie Anna
Indie Anna 3 ай бұрын
Yes, for all those who also fought and died for independence and freedom, in the past also. Slavs ukraina.
Samuel Desire
Samuel Desire 3 ай бұрын
Roboutico 3 ай бұрын
Very brave and skillful People! May they be victorious sooner than later!
Emerald Celestial
Emerald Celestial 3 ай бұрын
What a hero. Slava Ukraine.
RubiconKLBRUTO Rowman
RubiconKLBRUTO Rowman 3 ай бұрын
So brave Partisans risk worse than life of death risks but did for beloved homeland!
Fujikko キリンビバレッジ
Fujikko キリンビバレッジ 3 ай бұрын
@Samuel Desire *Glory to Ukraine.* 🇺🇦
Samuel Desire
Samuel Desire 3 ай бұрын
nightengale716 3 ай бұрын
Glory to Ukraine!!! 🇺🇦💪💙💛🌻✨ 🇺🇲❤️🇺🇦
Piuxie 3 ай бұрын
Brave people.
Samuel Desire
Samuel Desire 3 ай бұрын
BeaM 3 ай бұрын
Moral is high in Ukraine when particans operate on high levels and in the small but important work to win the war against the invaders. May victory and peace come soon to 🇺🇦
Olena -
Olena - 3 ай бұрын
On a different note, I remember so many videos when Ukrainian IT guys take over cameras in public places in Crimea and the sound system. Then they turn on Ukrainian anthem and show people's reaction recorded on cameras. One of the cameras was even in parlament.
smeg head
smeg head 3 ай бұрын
A Ukraine citizen helping the Army is doing a civic duty
Coldcoder 3 ай бұрын
@Count Morbid But he didn't say anything bad about partisans.
smeg head
smeg head 3 ай бұрын
@Count Morbid What you on about vlad???
Count Morbid
Count Morbid 3 ай бұрын
Not in occupied territory. Easy to say from your couch in a safe safe country. In occupied territory where you get tortured or killed for no reason, not so much. Besides, it puts their family in danger too.
Penny lane
Penny lane 3 ай бұрын
It really does take a village, there’s so many heroes in this war.🇺🇦💙🇺🇸
Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp 3 ай бұрын
What a great example of courage and commitment to their country the Ukrainian people are giving to the world. Slava Ukraine !🔰
My 3 ай бұрын
Perhaps he hopped on the local wifi network, or found a way to remotely access the network. Then did a scan for IP addresses with open ports, and fingerprinted which ones were cameras. (Could have use nmap tool for example) If the cameras had default credentials still which they probably did, then logging into them would be trivial via a web browser and their IP address. Nice work dood. 👍
Jessica Aguilar
Jessica Aguilar 3 ай бұрын
Huge respect and admiration for all Ukrainians! You are all defenders and heroes of your beloved Ukraine!
Karol Karol
Karol Karol 3 ай бұрын
Good job ! Congratulations from Poland!
Antony Tarasova
Antony Tarasova 3 ай бұрын
Good job guys!🤩
Russell 3 ай бұрын
That's how I do it You do what you can Even if it's just throwing paint on Russian posters when no one is looking. "Leaking" info, spreading real news, Sabatoge anything military needs, govt efforts, even gluing govt office door locks (crazy glue, it's great stuff)
David Penny
David Penny 3 ай бұрын
Ukrainian Partisans; My kind of people; With Love and Respect from North Carolina! SLAVA UKRAINI!!
Kellen Dunn
Kellen Dunn 3 ай бұрын
Courage, indomitable spirit, resourcefulness, defiance and ingenuity at its best with all Ukrainians and why Ukraine will always be free! Wishing for the safety, peace and victory for all brave soldiers, resilient people and precious animals of Ukraine. SLAVA UKRAINI. HEROYAM SLAVA
Juan Frank Azofeifa Gonzalez
Juan Frank Azofeifa Gonzalez 3 ай бұрын
- Brave Heroes From Ukrainien Forces,The NinJa's True...~
Al Peterson
Al Peterson 3 ай бұрын
Brave people, god bless them
Ben Johny
Ben Johny 3 ай бұрын
Its no joke. They risked their lifes. If caught, the russians would mutilated them to death. Brave people. Slava Ukraine 🇺🇦♥️
Ukrainian Patriot
Ukrainian Patriot 3 ай бұрын
Mavik and others like him, the real patriots. Brave people.
Ella's Mommy
Ella's Mommy 3 ай бұрын
I have mad respect for these brave Ukrainians. Slava Ukraini 💙💛🇺🇦🌻 Heroyam Slava ✊💪
adler7 3 ай бұрын
Amazing heroes!
Paintball USA
Paintball USA 3 ай бұрын
Respect for the courageous Ukrainian people 👏👍🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦✊
nyrmk1 3 ай бұрын
Slava Ukraine!🙏
April Smith
April Smith 3 ай бұрын
A Christmas wish... No presents... Only peace... 🇿🇦🕊🇺🇦
Walterwaltraud 3 ай бұрын
Well done! Still makes u think about how secure CCTV cameras really are...
Unknown User
Unknown User 3 ай бұрын
Herojam Slava!
Ni An 🇺🇦
Ni An 🇺🇦 3 ай бұрын
Thank you to all brave partisans for defending Europe and democracy. Bella ciao. 🎶💛💙
Kes 3 ай бұрын
Elena 3 ай бұрын
RESPECT for all part of resistance, shame and punishment for the traitors Stay strong Ukraine
Alessandro Canale
Alessandro Canale 3 ай бұрын
Those brave ukranian partisans deserve respect for their work slava ukraine from italy and bella ciao 🇮🇹❤️🇺🇦❤️🇪🇺
Lee Ming
Lee Ming 3 ай бұрын
Im surprised Kilroy hasnt made a comeback
Paul 3 ай бұрын
That looks good good job.
Andrew Bantick
Andrew Bantick 3 ай бұрын
Never underestimate the will of the people
lsthmar 3 ай бұрын
Good job Mavik, 👏👏👏...
magicbullet 3 ай бұрын
Absolute 👍 JUSTICE for 🇺🇦 !!
Mily Banily
Mily Banily 3 ай бұрын
Good job !!
Crushing Vanessa3
Crushing Vanessa3 3 ай бұрын
Like anywhere in any city, it takes the community to get rid of the ones they don't want.
SullyPlaysGaem 3 ай бұрын
Heroyim Slava!
Kuro Ryu -Ryas Viking-
Kuro Ryu -Ryas Viking- 3 ай бұрын
From leaflets to graffiti. From reconnaissance to sabotage. Those putting up posters saying they know everything about the occupiers to mess with them. All of the partisans did what they could to resist and have my utmost respect for the risks they took. Slava Ukraine!
SocomPlayerrrr 3 ай бұрын
When the guy talked about there being adrenaline it made me realize, holy fucking shit 40,000, you can use a small device that can fit into your pocket, and then report on enemy troop positions with real time accuracy, fuckkkk this definitely is the new era
Confused Kiwi
Confused Kiwi 3 ай бұрын
Wally Ohrel
Wally Ohrel 3 ай бұрын
Ukraine doing great job.keep it up , christmas coming up. You know who be hiding. 🎊🎄🎅
DANIEL WAGNER 3 ай бұрын
glory to ukraine heros !!! slava ukraine !!!💙💛💙💛✌✌✌💪💪👍💯
DansMachine 3 ай бұрын
occupying a hostile nation is like trying to put out a fire with your bare hand
Elsa03 3 ай бұрын
Just respect to all Partizans and volunteers. Fearless Ukrainians to save anythjng they can to help their country and children from slavery. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏💪💪💪💪💪💪💙💛💙💛💙
James Walsh
James Walsh 3 ай бұрын
Every Russian lock that has superglue put in it. Every Russian tyre slashed and every Russian petrol tank sugared with at least two kilos of sugar brings Ukraine closer to victory.
stevemcgowen 3 ай бұрын
IEDs at metros and Christmas markets in Moscow and SPB would be more satisfying…
JohnnyCBCS 3 ай бұрын
for those who can't tell the difference, the IT specialist is a native Russian speaker. Yes, one of those that pootin was claiming to "liberate" from "genocide". And if you guys watch combat videos, you'll hear about 50% of the Ukrainian soldiers speaking Russian among themselves. But I guess many of them will be switching to Ukrainian on a day-to-day basis after this whole debacle is over.
José Luiz
José Luiz 3 ай бұрын
Good work man
Gg Tt
Gg Tt 3 ай бұрын
Looks like this kind of resistance by civilians was envisioned and had the basics organized before the war. Sounds way too good to be totally spontaneous. Reminds me the various infamous NATO stay behind networks all over Europe during the first cold war. Would love to know more after the war ends!
Gg Tt
Gg Tt 3 ай бұрын
@abugina Interesting bit about the Ultras etc civilian organizations. Although, what caught me and made think that something must have been in place beforehand was the speed of the organization of the civilian resistance. We are talking about hours here, not even days. I mean if i am just in a Union and war breaks out, i will firstly try to get my family out, then try to enlist and then after several days or weeks start thinking about my old life contacts and organized resistance. Anyway, good points and i also have to point out that i have never been the victim of an invasion, so i am just saying.
Burgundy 3 ай бұрын
We've dealt with Russians for centuries. + there were heaps of partisans during WW2 in Ukraine. This attitude kind of flows in our blood.
abugina 3 ай бұрын
People who have been organized before will have structures and trust levels in place. For example Unions, Ultras (Football Club Supporters), Antifa Groups etc already have some expierence in avoiding arrest , detection and planning and executing clandestine actions. There are other examples in History. The Arab Spring for example. From Tunis to Egypt different Ultra Groups burried the hatchet and were essential in organizing the protest and already had much expierence in pitch battles and clandestine actions. During the occupation of France in WW2 , it was Union members who organzied the first resistence cells together with former militias from Spain. Anybody who is actually involved in organisation of any type in civilian life could become the seed of a resistance cell.
Evangelicals Never-Lie?
Evangelicals Never-Lie? 3 ай бұрын
Trained by NATO Special Forces.
Rex 3 ай бұрын
True Ukrainian heroes.
Ibu 3 ай бұрын
RonJohn63 3 ай бұрын
0:40 Those old biplanes always make me laugh. (I respect them, though, since they do the job.)
B0w3RicK 3 ай бұрын
💙💛🇺🇦 Slava Ukraine 💙💛🇺🇦
Runar Johannsson
Runar Johannsson 3 ай бұрын
When was this taken? How is the situation now in Kherson city west side? Has the city been lvl'd yet and did everyone get out safely?
Sword_of_Light 3 ай бұрын
The value of partisan operations cannot be overstated. Denmark's partisans were of enormous value to Allied forces in WWII - they tracked ship movements from the Baltic to the North sea, giving the Allies an edge in the war at sea, and their bridge sabotage delayed significant German reinforcements from reaching Normandy after the D-Day invasion. Intel is king on the battlefield, and partisans are the best at getting it, and often the best at acting on it. Real-time artillery corrections, real time troop movements, interference with C3 assets. Sabotage. The list goes on and on. The Russians will break, and the Ukrainian partisans will play a huge role in that.
symmetry 3 ай бұрын
Ukraine land of the brave
Åsa S
Åsa S 3 ай бұрын
They're so brave, the locals doing whatever they can for their country. If Russia stops fighting there would be no war. If Ukraine stops fighting there would be no Ukraine.
ThotSlayer 3 ай бұрын
In my head i thought partisans like in ww2 how fight the enemy in the forests in gureela warfare.
J.T. Bruns
J.T. Bruns 3 ай бұрын
Partisan's are true heros of Ukraine 🇺🇦! May the Lord protect and guide them, 🇺🇦🇺🇲*SLAVA* *UKRAINE!*🇺🇦🇺🇲
Eisirt 3 ай бұрын
Poor bloody infantry . Odds really stacked up against them.
smeg head
smeg head 3 ай бұрын
Ukraine has always fed Europe, and Russia wants Europe's bread-basket.
smeg head
smeg head 3 ай бұрын
@anonymous I am too old for that, I did my bit fighting Cubans in the South African border war 88/89 they fight like Russians from a bloody great distance away.
anonymous 3 ай бұрын
@smeg head yeah I've trained with ukraineins, and I can tell you their Forward Observers are legit. Super patriotic soldiers even the blown up ones were still out their learning from us to go back and train other ukraineins.
smeg head
smeg head 3 ай бұрын
@anonymous Phew!!!
smeg head
smeg head 3 ай бұрын
@anonymous ideological brainwashing??? I hope you mean from Russia..
Government LAB
Government LAB 3 ай бұрын
Whether you side with the invaders or the liberators, the citizen resistance will always stand behind you.
Daan Veld
Daan Veld 3 ай бұрын
Slava partisans respect tho you al slava ukrnia from Holland
arma tus
arma tus 3 ай бұрын
These people display such bravery in the face of so many attrocities, and yet my government is still holding out on so much support. Germany does a lot, sheltering a million people, giving kids the education they need, providing a few weapons...but especially compared to our eastern allies, my god, we should do soooo much more. If scholz had 1 tenth of the bravery of these partisans, hungry leopards would roam the donbass right now.
Faro Zara
Faro Zara 3 ай бұрын
Bahá’u’lláh The Reluctant Prophet An edited translation of the following article was printed in the weekly color insert of "Dainik Bhaskar", India's largest newspaper - reaching an audience of over 13.1 million. A Prisoner and an Exile August 31, 1868. It was a swelteringly hot, humid stench that met Bahá’u’lláh on the shore of prison city of ‘Akká. Surrounded by Turkish soldiers, he made his way up the black muddy beach towards the sea gate. Exhausted, humiliated, tortured, exiled, slandered, betrayed by his own brother - and now imprisoned in the most desolate penal colony of the Turkish Empire. An angry mob had gathered to revile, curse and taunt him. It was not the first time he had been pelted by a mob on his way to prison. A Prince in Deed Born in 1817 to wealth and nobility, eldest son of a leading Minister to the Royal Court of Persia, Bahá’u’lláh had inherited a care-free life including a vast estate, position and wealth. But from the earliest years there was much about this youth which did not fit the image of a spoiled young prince. Eschewing comforts and diversions of the privileged, he became renowned for generosity, compassion and a magnetic character. Only 22 years of age when his father passed away, Bahá’u’lláh was immediately offered his father’s position as Minister. Surprisingly, he refused the post. When asked about this refusal, the Prime Minister replied “Such a position is unworthy of him... His thoughts are not like ours. Let him alone.” The Break of Dawn Five years later a millennial light broke on the somber horizon of Persia. From the city of Shiraz, an eloquent youth, known to history as the Báb, put forward the impossible claim that he had been sent by God to prepare for the coming of a great Universal Teacher whose Cause would unite the fragmented spiritual heritage of humankind. A passionate wave of inquiry swept across the land and the panicking clergy quickly denounced the Báb as a dangerous heretic. He was arrested, imprisoned in a remote mountain fortress and finally executed under dramatic circumstances. His followers and admirers were hounded out and slaughtered or bludgeoned into silence. Shocking friends and family, the young nobleman, Bahá’u’lláh, immediately arose in the face of great danger to champion this new Cause - abandoning rank, title, lands and wealth. It was October 1852 in Tehran and Bahá’u’lláh was surrounded by brutal soldiers. For nine years he had championed the Báb’s Cause and for this he was now on his way to prison. The soldiers half-heartedly restrained a howling mob which pelted him with insults and stones as he stumbled forward towards the dreaded subterranean prison known as the “Black Pit”. As a special torture Bahá’u’lláh was freighted with a unique set of chains - fifty kilos of cold iron - tearing his clothing, cutting through flesh, pressing against and bending bone itself. Four long months he endured the black extremes of human cruelty. It was into this place, a place of unyielding darkness and agony, that the finger of God reached out and touched - placing a new light into the world of man. “...though the galling weight of the chains and the stench-filled air allowed Me but little sleep, still in those infrequent moments of slumber I felt as if something flowed from the crown of My head over My breast, even as a mighty torrent that precipitateth itself upon the earth from the summit of a lofty mountain. Every limb of My body would, as a result, be set afire. At such moments My tongue recited what no man could bear to hear.” A Sacred Mission Released from imprisonment, Bahá’u’lláh was a changed Being - charged with a divine mandate and galvanized with an overwhelming vision of the earth as one homeland of a united human race. And when he spoke, many recognized his voice. “Bend your minds and wills to the education of the peoples and kindreds of the earth...” “Noble I made thee, wherewith dost thou abase thyself?” “Let not a man glory in that he loves his country; let him rather glory in this, that he loves his kind.” Assailed by forces of fanaticism and ignorance, Bahá’u’lláh was banished from his native land to Baghdad and thence to Constantinople, Adrianople and finally to the Turkish prison city of ‘Akká, in modern-day Israel, where he remained incarcerated and in whose neighborhood he passed away in 1892. “I have been, most of the days of My life, even as a slave, sitting under a sword hanging on a thread, knowing not whether it would fall soon or late upon him.” Over the course of forty years of exile and imprisonment, Bahá’u’lláh expounded, in over a hundred volumes, the elements of His Faith. He proclaimed his Cause to the kings and rulers of both East and West. He addressed the Pope, the Caliph of Islam and the Chief Magistrates of the Republics of the American continent. In numerous epistles he boldly challenged them to abandon petty selfish concerns, warning them of the consequences of failing to appreciate the forces of a newly rising World Order. At times he described, with chilling accuracy, their impending downfall, such as in these words to Napoleon III: “Hath thy pomp made thee proud? By My Life! It shall not endure...” “For what thou hast done, thy kingdom shall be thrown into confusion, and thine empire shall pass from thine hands...” The Reluctant Prophet Such, in brief, were the life and teachings of Bahá’u’lláh; Sage, Saint, and modern-day Prophet. Although Bahá’u’lláh is widely known for his visionary and liberal teachings, what is not well known is the degree of his personal sacrifice required to make this mark in human history. Were it not for the cold, how would the heat of Thy words prevail, O Expounder of the worlds? Thou seest the hearts are filled with hate, and to overlook is Thine... When the swords flash, go forward! When the shafts fly, press onward! O Thou Sacrifice of the worlds.
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Sabre Kai
Sabre Kai 3 ай бұрын
Well done. Those people have big brass ones, especially after seeing the war crimes the Orks are committing.
Sarah Trader
Sarah Trader 3 ай бұрын
Righteousbyfaith 2 ай бұрын
My respext grows...Ujraune partisans are a huge part of protecting the home front.
Rose of Mary
Rose of Mary 3 ай бұрын
💪💪💪💪💪💪💪 so much badassery in this video.
Mad Man Mechanic
Mad Man Mechanic 3 ай бұрын
Good for them !
Peter Neyndorff
Peter Neyndorff 3 ай бұрын
Ukrainians are ALL HEROES 👍❤️🇺🇦🙏
Count Morbid
Count Morbid 3 ай бұрын
Not all heroes wear a military uniform!
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