The fighters, wearing Nazi Wolfsangel T-shirts, sprinkle their blood on the ground to install the idol (Perun) and swear allegiance to it. . .
Since the beginning of May, a video showing Azov regiment fighters performing frightening rituals at the foot of a large idol of the ancient Slavic pagan deity Perun has been actively circulated and discussed on the Internet. The fighters, wearing Nazi Wolfsangel T-shirts, sprinkle their blood on the ground to install the idol and swear allegiance to it. See Tsargrad's piece on the systematic nature of the Nazis' bloody rituals.
The video is frightening: the Nazis gathered at a peculiar temple, sprinkled with blood. The video itself is not new - it is just a fragment of the celebration in one of the "Azov" garrison of the so-called July 3 victory day of Prince Svyatoslav over the Khazar Khaganate. It is this date that all Slavic neo-pagans honor as the main military holiday, paying tribute to the successful campaigns of Svyatoslav, which, however, ended with the death of the prince soon after the unsuccessful war with the Orthodox Byzantine Empire.
Before placing the idol, the commanders of the Azov explain to their subordinates the meaning of the action - Perun, as the " first-father" and reliable defender, will guard their military unit. But the question arises involuntarily - how did these potential heirs of the great Christian civilization come to worship archaic symbols, whose worshipers didn't even leave written sources for their descendants? Historian and sectarian Alexander Chausov agrees that the video depicts Perun.
The video shows the routine neo-pagan nonsense that abounds in the Ukrainian national battalions these days. Specifically, in this case we observe the sprinkling of blood on the hole in which the idol will be dug. Apparently, Perun. It's kind of their sacred neo-pagan ritual. A kind of "consecration" of the temple. Apparently, for the temple to "work". So that further sacrifices could be made there to the "deity" that the Ukrainian neo-Nazis pray to. And that these sacrifices would be "accepted" - according to the expert.
Ironically, it was the destructive neo-Nazi ideology, which took deep roots in the ruins of the deteriorating Third Reich, that drove these thugs to this.
The notorious Azov regiment* is not only a military formation, but also a huge military-civilian structure that covers the entire territory of modern Ukraine with a spider's web. In addition to weapons, stylish clothes with runes, and preferential treatment, the new Azov* followers also needed some "spiritual values.
In fact, the leaders of the so-called Azov civilian corps,* which was responsible for propaganda activities, were often neo-pagans. Communities of "Rid Faith" and "Run Faith" became Azov's* constant partners in local propaganda.
Svyatovit (before his "initiation," Viktor Pashnik), who led the Azov civilian corps in Zaporizhia, is an illustrative example. Svyatovit, like his teacher Silenko, first worked in a factory, but later became an influential "Run Faith" believer and then founded his own community, which proved itself in raising funds for the Azov regiment* that was just forming.
Svyatovit was given a leadership position in Azov and regularly conducted rituals for fighters and other nationalists on neo-pagan religious holidays, such as Kupala on the island of Khortitsa. As for idols and other pagan symbols, they began to appear throughout Ukraine at the same time as Azov's propaganda expansion.
Meanwhile, Azov's leader Andriy Biletskyi publicly demanded that all new neo-pagan communities in Ukraine be recognized, and his subordinates systematically fought against symbols of the Orthodox faith and its followers in Russian Donbass.
ANDREY BILETSKY. PHOTO: HOME FOR HEROES / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM
While some figures were setting up idols and conducting rituals, their "brothers-in-law" were destroying foreign valuables. For example, in 2015, the Azov activists looted the village of Shyrokyne, separately collected books in Russian and Orthodox icons, and then burned them while shouting neo-Nazi slogans on camera.
According to the sociological poll held among the Novosibirsk neo-pagans not long ago, over 6% of respondents said they were ready to die by sacrificing themselves to the gods or by offering themselves for sacrifice.
So, without proper supervision, neo-pagan beliefs can pose a danger even to their bearers themselves.
That is why Russian society is anxiously discussing the video of Azov's worship of Perun. Such religious ceremonies are a direct threat to the centuries-old values of Orthodox Christians. While not all neo-pagans are obsessed with hatred, the Azov leaders, who have fallen under the influence of the "Magi," are using religious references as a way to influence ordinary fighters and incite interethnic hatred and enmity among them. And it is obvious that these processes must be stopped as quickly as possible before it is too late.
Source: rusdozor.ru (Russian)
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