Main Image: Azov Regiment fighters defending the Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, Mariupol.
The following article was first published by an American blog and is being reproduced here for the information of our supporters only. The situation between Ukraine and Putin’s Russia is something that has divided Nationalists worldwide. Hopefully this post will help shed some light on the situation regarding the Azov Regiment and what is happening in Ukraine.
This article first appeared in March 23 2022 on the American Futurist site. We have edited the text to comply with the UK’s draconian race laws.
This piece is for American National Socialists to best understand Azov and the Ukrainian Nationalist Movement and why they should support it, as well as addressing misconceptions with Azov specifically and the Ukrainian Nationalist Movement in general from someone who has been involved since 2014 and is an American.
Facts first. Azov is an all-volunteer infantry military unit whose members are largely National Socialist. The unit was initially formed as a volunteer group in 2014 out of National Socialist street gangs such as Kharkiv FC when they crushed the Communist Kharkiv People’s Republic and wiped them out. Azov Regiment is one of the most well-known and most capable Ukrainian units.
It earned the respect of millions of Ukrainians, including those living outside of the country, for its fighting glory. It was Azov, who freed Mariupol in 2014 and Azov fighters who carried out the service on the front line of the Joint Forces Operation in the Svitlodarsk Bulge area, where they brilliantly performed multiple combat operations and inflicted countless irreparable losses upon the enemy. The regiment repeatedly proved loyalty to Ukraine and the Ukrainian people, and demonstrated its willingness to fight for the Motherland in order to completely destroy the Russian occupier.
Contrary to the claims that Azov is supported by the Jews, in reality the Jews have blocked the United States from giving aid to the Battalion for its “Nazism”. “I am very pleased that the recently passed omnibus prevents the U.S. from providing arms and training assistance to the Neo-Nazi Azov Battalion fighting in Ukraine.” stated Ro Khanna (U.S. House of Representatives from California’s 17th district).
In addition, the Jewish representative Max Rose from New York’s 11th District rallied members of Congress to ban the Battalion as a terrorist organisation! 40 members of the US Congress led by Representative Rose signed a letter unsuccessfully calling for the US State Department to designate Azov as a “foreign terrorist organisation” (FTO). Last April, Representative Elissa Slotkin repeated the request – which included other white supremacist groups – to the Biden administration.
During a parade of the Azov regiment in Mariupol for the “third anniversary of liberation of the city from separatists” one of the militants of the regiment marched with a sledgehammer symbolising Mjölnir. The hammer is symbolically presented to each new Chief Sergeant, only he has permission to touch it. On one side of the weapon is Evgeny Konovalets, and on the other – the emblem of Azov – the rune Wolfsangel. And on the handle are quotes of Colonel Evgeny Konovalts “The fire melted iron into steel, the struggle transformed the people into a nation”.
“There was always many Pagans in the regiment, and rodnovers. And the command very much encourages Paganism in the regiment – there are rituals that are carried out by preachers of Pagan cults. They are invited to the regiment, they live for a long time and even go to training grounds with the regiment, to carry out the initiation of soldiers,” said one of the demobilised fighters of the regiment Vladimir V. In addition People’s Deputy Andrey Biletsky asked the Kyiv authorities to register the community of pagans known as “Rodobozhie”.
Indeed, the occult symbol of Wewelsburg is in the very symbol of Azov Regiment. Azov hasn’t shied away from controversy, on the contrary, Azovites wear their heart on their sleeve. Azov recently organised an Ukrainian version of the The Cathedral of Light or Lichtdom, the main feature of the Party rallies in Nuremberg from 1934 to 1938. Even more recently a video shared by National Guard of Ukraine shows Azov fighters dipping bullets to be used against “Kadyrov’s orcs”, the Muslim Chechen fighters in pig fat.
In 2010, Biletsky said Ukraine’s national purpose was to “lead the white races of the world in a final crusade … against Semite-led Untermenschen [inferior races]”. Biletsky was elected to parliament in 2014. He left Azov as elected officials cannot be in the military or police force. The 42-year-old is nicknamed Bely Vozd – or White Ruler – by his supporters. He established the National Corps Party in October 2016, whose core base is veterans of Azov.
As the conflict froze for several years, Azov didn’t combat purely foreign enemies, but domestic ones as well. Azov organised countless demonstrations against Petro Poroshenko and Azov has been connected to attack against an anti-fascist march in Kyiv in 2018, an intervention in a lecture about discrimination in film in Mariupol, and an attack against feminist scum demonstrators and liberals on International Women’s Day.
These are only a few examples of the violence carried out against their opposition, and while ‘they do not possess a complete monopoly on violence’, Azov has certainly established political control of the streets in Mariupol. To maintain this control, they have to react violently… to any public event which diverges sufficiently from their political agenda”
The “political arm” of Azov, the National Corps has also taken part in the combat against domestic enemies. The Corps founded the National Druzhina (also known as the National Militia) in 2017 as a street patrol and paramilitary group “multiple instances of violence and hatred connected to the movement can be noted.
National Corps members have been associated with disruptions and violence towards the LGBT community, liberals, Roma community, and anti-fascists. For example, in August 2018, twenty people carried out an attack on an “anti-discrimination” punk concert in Mariupol, where the performing artist was known to be anti-fascist”.
The Israeli state’s recent report on antisemitism noted that Ukraine had more instances of anti-Semitic activity than all other post-Soviet countries combined.
Azov supports Israel:
This comes from Azov founder Andriy Biletsky stating how he sees Japan and Israel as models for Ukraine, this has been brought up by bad faith actors to show how Azov isn’t Pro-White or NS, however anyone with even half a brain cell should be able to read through the subtext here. What do Japan and Israel both have in common? They’re ethnostates, so reading through the subtext, one can see easily that Andriy Biletsky wants Ukraine to be an ethnostate.
Azov supports the Kyiv Government:
Anyone who claims this is a moron who hasn’t read into anything and their information on things solely comes from infographs on /pol/ and ideologues spouting their retarded babble on podcasts. Azov and its allies more often than not have been heavy critics of the Kyiv Government from day one and have used their force to push against policies by the Kyiv Government such as the time Kyiv wanted to give representation to the Communists in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics and give concessions regarding Ukraine’s Territory back in 2016. Andrey Biletsky led a 3,000+ person protest against this and threatened the Kyiv Government directly if they even attempted this, obviously this never came to pass.
The Future for Ukraine Post-Invasion:
The future for Ukraine Post-Invasion is a pretty interesting one, Ukraine itself is at a bit of a cross roads thanks to this and there is no going back to the status quo. It is because of this invasion that the Ukrainian National Socialist Movement as a whole has grown by ungodly numbers since as those of us who are revolutionary might be aware of, poor societal conditions breed radicals, the worse it is, the better it is for radicals. So even if somehow this war is brought to a stalemate and Zelenskyy signs some white peace or ceasefire, that doesn’t mean everything is going back to normal Pre-2022 Invasion Ukraine.
Many Ukrainian National Socialists are already out for blood and want Zelenskyy’s head on a pike, this was something that has been building up for a long while as we saw last August when Azov personally confronted the Kyiv Government in anger over Zelenskyy. Now with the situation in Mariupol where the Kyiv Government is abandoning Mariupol to let the Russians do their dirty work and kill off some prominent Azov individuals in the process.
This isn’t going to end well, at best, if peace comes with the Zelenskyy Government still in power, there will be a civil war. The best possible case for Zelenskyy at this point is for Russia to fully annex Ukraine and for him to flee to the United States where he doesn’t have to worry over being harmed by Ukrainian National Socialists anymore.
Now lets go to the other possible outcome, Russia completely takes over Ukraine. This however wouldn’t stomp out Azov and their allies, despite what putinist shills claim. Right now as of this writing, the only Ukrainians that the Russians can even get to collaborate with them are all tankie neo-stalinists such as the Communist Party of Ukraine, in which the new collaborationist government in Kherson is run by.
However this will only fuel a National Socialist lead insurgency in Ukraine even further, as now it makes it clear to every Ukrainian that their enemies are Communists and as a response radicalise to the other side. Combine this with Russia’s brilliant plan to disband the Ukrainian Military and remove all “Nazis” (anyone in the Ukrainian Government or Military who isn’t Pro-Russia) from political or military power and you have one hell of a recipe for mass radicalisation and an insurgency. In Kherson, CPU traitors are already being gunned down for their collaboration.
The so-called “Kadyrovtsy” – the Kadyrovites – are Chechen militias with a sinister reputation deployed alongside Russian troops in Mariupol.
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