Russian Airborne veterans against Vladimir Putin

Here is a great item related to the Russian protests making the you tube rounds (I picked this up via facebook from Peter Holquist).

Below is a very rough translation provided on the youtube site. For a better translation, see this link: http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/paratroopers-anti-putin-song-stirs-the-opposition/#more-156849

UPDATE (the battle of the bands): Check out this pro-Putin video that has just hit the youtubeosphere: video:http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/pro-putin-paean-dominates-blogosphere/452551.html

If you – citizen, if you are – the President,

For you there is a law to ban you there.

From the Treasury do not steal and do not lie ever

Be open to all, answer a word.

Eight years – the president and again a candidate,

Look into our eyes and shut out its mandate.

Trust you and you lied to for many years,

Using all his GB-shny secret.

You’re just like me – a man, not God,

I’m just like you – people, not the Loch.

Do not give more lie will not allow to steal,

We – Liberty landing, with our Motherland.

You – the usual official, not a king and not God,

For you people – stupid “banderlog.”

Color ribbons of Liberty – all positive,

And only for you – “condom.”

I’m looking at you, at your pictures,

You’re lying to us so far, as “bears” are yours.

We’re tired of looking at the shame of the whole country,

With the reduction of villages – near your locks.

Destroyed the defense industry, and the army passed,

The soldiers put, the officers sent.

We will not forgive you all the “services” are yours,

We demand peace – a tyrant go!

You’re just like me – a man, not God,

I’m just like you – people, not the Loch.

Do not give more lie will not allow to steal,

We – Liberty landing, with our Motherland.

You – the usual official, not a king and not God,

For you people – stupid “banderlog.”

Color ribbons of Liberty – all positive,

And only for you – “condom.”

Let us remember our forefathers who fought with the SS,

Recall our guards coming down from heaven.

In our heart of Berlin and were Afghan,

But the heart EdRosov – personal pocket.

Today have no respect for the honor and dignity not

There are only a reflection of systemic coins.

Machines and clothes, a global materialism,

This – the rotten system cynicism.

Forgot your culture, and in schools – USE

Diplomas for money and bribes everywhere.

Treated free of charge can not be an old man,

This is – rotten system deadlock.

You’re just like me – a man, not God,

I’m just like you – people, not the Loch.

Do not give more lie will not allow to steal,

We – Liberty landing, with our Motherland.

You – the usual official, not a king and not God,

For you people – stupid “banderlog.”

Color ribbons of Liberty – all positive,

And only for you – …

Note: In regard to the word Banderlog — the term Putin used to refer to demonstrators — here is a definition I pulled off the web: “BANDERLOG / BANDER-LOG is a corruption of BANDARLOG / BANDAR-LOG, which is defined as a vacuous chattering person. It derives from Hindi word for the Rhesus monkey ‘badar,’ monkey + ‘log’ people. It’s from the jungle stories of Rudyard Kipling in which he portrays the monkey tribe/nation as chatterers and poseurs and hence figuratively any body of irresponsible chatterers. More recently, the word has evidently been adopted by web folks to describe in a neutral or derogatory way, chattery blogs, websites, individuals, etc.”

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