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Ukraine’s Pres. Poroshenko Says Overthrow of Yanukovych Was a Coup

Eric Zuesse

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko requests the supreme court of Ukraine to declare that his predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, was overthrown by an illegal operation; in other words, that the post-Yanukovych government, including Poroshenko’s own Presidency, came into power from a coup, not from something democratic, not from any authentic constitutional process at all.

In a remarkable document, which is not posted at the English version of the website of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, but which is widely reported outside the United States, including Russia, Poroshenko, in Ukrainian (not in English), has petitioned the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (as it is being widely quoted in English): 

“I ask the court to acknowledge that the law ‚Äėon the removal of the presidential¬†title from Viktor Yanukovych’ as unconstitutional.‚ÄĚ

The official Ukrainian news-agency, Interfax-Ukraine, headlined this on June 20th, “Poroshenko asking¬†Constitutional Court to¬†recognize law stripping¬†Yanukovych of presidential title¬†as unconstitutional”

I had previously reported, and here will excerpt, Poroshenko’s having himself admitted prior to 26 February 2014, to the EU’s investigator, and right after the February 22nd overthrow of Yanukovych, that the overthrow was a coup, and that it was even a false-flag operation, in which the snipers, who were dressed as if they were Ukrainian Security Bureau troops, were actually not, and that, as the EU’s investigator put his finding to the EU’s chief of foreign affairs Catherine Ashton [and with my explanatory annotations here]:

“the same oligarch [Poroshenko ‚ÄĒ and so when he became President he already knew this] told that¬†well, all the evidence shows that the people who were killed by snipers, from both sides, among¬†policemen and people from the streets, [this will shock Ashton, who had just said that Yanukovych had¬†masterminded the killings] that they were the same snipers, killing people from both sides¬†[so,¬†Poroshenko himself knows that his regime is based on a false-flag U.S.-controlled coup d‚Äôetat¬†against his predecessor]. … Behind the snipers, it was not Yanukovych, but it was somebody from the new coalition.‚ÄĚ

This was when Ashton first learned that the myth that Yanukovych had been overthrown as a result of public outrage at his having rejected the EU‚Äôs offer of membership to Ukraine was just a¬†hoax. (Actually, the planning for this coup was already under way in the U.S. Embassy¬†by at least early 2013, well prior to Yanukovych‚Äôs EU decision. Furthermore, the Ukrainian public‚Äôs approval of the government peaked right after Yanukovych announced his rejection of the EU‚Äôs offer, but then the U.S.-engineered ‚ÄúMaidan‚ÄĚ riots caused that approval to plunge.)

If the Court grants Poroshenko‚Äôs petition, then¬†the appointment of Arseniy Yatsenyuk by the U.S. State Department‚Äôs Victoria Nuland on 4 February 2014,¬†which was confirmed by the Ukrainian parliament (or Rada) at the end of the coup on February 26th, and the other appointments which were made, including that of Oleksandr Turchynov to fill in for Yanukovych as caretaker President until one of the junta‚Äôs chosen candidates would be ‚Äėelected‚Äô on May 25th of 2014, which ‚Äėelection‚Äô Poroshenko won ‚ÄĒ all of this was illegal.

However, this illegality had already been known. It was already explained in detail on 28 February 2014, that,¬†‚ÄúYanukovych‚Äôs removal was unconstitutional.‚Ä̬†That‚Äôs for lawyers; but, now, finally, Ukraine‚Äôs Constitutional Court is faced with the shocking predicament of Ukraine‚Äôs own President, who won his post as a result of this coup, requesting them to ‚Äúacknowledge‚ÄĚ that it was a coup, much as the founder of the “private CIA” firm Stratfor had even called it,¬†‚Äúthe most blatant coup in history.‚Ä̬†(It was that because¬†the authentic video and other evidence¬†of its having been a Washington job was so massive.)

Also in the news now¬†is that Dmitriy Yarosh‘s Right Sector ‚ÄĒ¬†the same group that Washington had hired for the coup and for the ethnic cleansing campaign in Ukraine‚Äôs former Donbass region¬†‚ÄĒ have announced that they will assemble in Kiev on July 3rd to overthrow Poroshenko unless he restarts right now the war against Donbass. The people whom Washington paid to oust Yanukovych are planning to do the same to Poroshenko. There is a struggle inside the Obama Administration about how far they can successfully go with their Ukrainian nazis not formally leading the country. Washington is having a hard time keeping in line the¬†Ukrainian nazis¬†upon whom Washington‚Äôs¬†plan for Ukraine¬†has been based. Ukraine‚Äôs nazis are thirsting for Russian blood, and want to slake their thirst faster than the Obama Administration is willing to go along with. Washington‚Äôs previous¬†‚ÄúF‚ÄĒk the EU!‚Ä̬†hasn‚Äôt worked as well as they had hoped. There is thus increasingly bad blood between the Obama Administration and the¬†Ukrainian enforcers upon whom Obama has been relying. Basically, Poroshenko now is torn between the EU, on one side, and Ukraine‚Äôs well-armed nazis, on the other; and, thus far, the ultimate decider, U.S. President Obama, who has needed cooperation both from Ukraine‚Äôs nazis and from the EU, in order for his Ukrainian gambit against Russia to work, is on the fence between those two sides. John Kerry sides with the EU; Victoria Nuland sides with the nazis. But Obama himself hasn‚Äôt yet played his hand.


Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of  CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity, and of  Feudalism, Fascism, Libertarianism and Economics.

  • ItsEm

    zero credibility…absolute zero

  • i keep saying this

    even the vipers now admit it, everyone knows this was a coup, and then you have the west canada usa, europe, england, all know this was illegal, and yet they support nazis and zionists

  • laughing fool

    Well, at least they’re not trying to deny it now.

  • chimera

    http://Www.redefininggod.com skip past the first article. This man is brilliant in his research and time line of the powers that be. ALL THE CORPORATE GOVERNMENTS OF THE WORLD ARE IN ON THE PLAN…INCLUDING THE CORPORATION CALLED THE VATICAN.

  • HillaryofArabia

    Now admit you shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Boeing 777 as well and stop blaming Putin, Victoria Nuland, you blood libeling piece of Khazarian garbage. I hope you and your husband Kagan the Lying Neocon monkey get sentence to death for war crimes in the very near future. It can’t happen soon enough for my tastes, you ulcerous worms.

  • Wasyl

    Commie propoganda. Oh has Putin paid this week?