Why did they create the myth about "Muscovy"

Why did they create the myth about "Muscovy"
Why did they create the myth about "Muscovy"

In the West, in order to cut off the history of Russia, at the turn of the 15th-16th centuries, they created the myth of "Muscovy" - the state of Muscovites. Allegedly, today's Russia is the heir to only the Moscow principality, and the Russians are the descendants of the "Muscovites". This myth was created for propaganda purposes to prove that Moscow princes and tsars have no right to rule over all Russian lands. Nowadays, this myth has again spread in the form of the idea: "Ukraine is real Russia, and Russia is Muscovy."

Before the invasion of Batu, the terms of Great, Minor and White Russia (Rus) did not exist within Russia. There was no, etc. three branches of the Russian people: Great Russians, Little Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians. These "nationalities" have not left any traces in historical sources! The reason is simple: such ethnic groups have never existed! In historical sources, only Russia, the Russian land, the Russian people, the Russian clan, the Rus, Rusichi, dews, Russian princes, Russian cities, Russian truth, etc. are known.

Great, Malaya and Belaya Rus (Russia) did not carry any ethnic or national content, they only designated the territories where Russians lived, representatives of the Russian super-ethnos. These territories were inhabited by Rus-Russians, who, during the period of feudal fragmentation and after the Horde invasion, ended up in different states. Moreover, mainly in the Russian states. Unfortunately, most of today's Russians do not even remember, do not know (due to powerful anti-Russian propaganda) that the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Russia, which united the South and West Russian lands, was a Russian state! The overwhelming majority of lands, cities and population of the so-called. The Lithuanians were Russian, Orthodox, or pagans. Only after several centuries of strong Western pressure, the princely-boyar elite of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Russia were Westernized, pollinated, and converted to Catholicism. The Grand Duchy was subordinated to Poland.

The terms "Small" and "Great" Russia appear in the XIV century and do not carry ethnographic or national significance. They were created not on Russian soil, but abroad, and for a long time had no significance. They originated in Constantinople, from where they ruled the Russian Church, subordinate to the Patriarchate of Constantinople. At first, the entire territory of the Russian state was called in Byzantium "Rus or" Russia ". After the southern and western Russian lands fell under the rule of Poland and Lithuania in Constantinople, in order to distinguish these lands from the rest of Russia, which received the name "Great", they began to call it "Little Russia" (Russia). From Greek documents, new concepts denoting several "Russia" found their way into Polish, Lithuanian and Russian documents. At the same time, national differences were not made: all the lands were inhabited by Russians. When, after the annexation of Little Russia and Belarus, Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich began to be called "All Great and Little and White Russia as an autocrat" - this meant the idea of ​​uniting the entire Russian people living in lands that previously belonged to the Old Russian state and received different names after its collapse.

The concept of the "three Russia" survived until 1917. But it was only in the 19th century that representatives of the intelligentsia came up with the "three fraternal nationalities." The Russian people themselves had no idea about this.Since ancient times, ordinary people have used one ethnonym for their national identity: Rus-Russians. Only after the 1917 revolution, three "peoples" were created by directive: the Russians who lived in "Great Russia" were left Russians, and the "Ukrainians" and "Belarusians" were created.

During the millennial confrontation between Russian and Western civilizations, the masters of the West tried with all their might to weaken Russia. To do this, it needs to be dismembered, as well as to divide the Russian superethnos, to instill in its parts that find themselves in other states that they are "a special, separate people", in order to then play the Russians against the Russians. The masters of the West have done this more than once in a thousand years. So, a thousand years ago, Slavic-Russian tribes, the western core of the super-ethnos of the Rus, lived on the territory of Central Europe - modern Germany and Austria. For hundreds of years, there was a fierce, bloody battle between the West (the command post of the Western world was then located in Rome) with the Western Rus. As a result, the Rus were destroyed, enslaved or driven to the east. The main part of the Slavic-Russian tribes was enslaved and assimilated, destroyed the Russian language, faith and culture. First of all, they destroyed or assimilated the elite - princes and boyars, massacred the priesthood as keepers of the people's memory. However, the overwhelming majority of the old cities of Germany (Berlin, Brandenburg-Branibor, Rostock, Dresden-Drozdyany, Leipzig-Lipitz and many others) were once Russian, and the current “Germans” are 80% genetically descendants of Slavs and Russes. Having enslaved the "Slavic Atlantis" in Central Europe, Rome abandoned the former Slavs ("German-dumb") to the Russians in the east. The centuries-old "Onslaught on the East" process began.

The western glades (Poles), part of the Russian super-ethnos, brothers of the eastern glades, living in the Middle Dnieper region, were treated with similar methods. Now it is not customary to remember this, but a thousand, five hundred years ago, Russians and Poles were part of the same super-ethnos. Before baptism, Russians and Poles (Poles) spoke the same language, prayed to the same gods, and had a common spiritual and material culture. Only Rome, Germany could not completely subjugate Poland, assimilate it. This work was carried out with the Polish elite. And the Polish nobility, the gentry nobles became a stupid and aggressive instrument for the further struggle of the West with Russia. Thus, Slavic Poland for many centuries and up to the present day was made "anti-Rus", an extremely aggressive state, the main goal of which was the war with Rus-Russia.

In the last centuries, and especially in the XX and the beginning of the XXI centuries, southern, western Russia - "Little Russia-Russia" has been cultivated by the same method. First, Rome, Poland, Austria and Germany carried out information and propaganda work with the educated part of the population, created the Ukrainian intelligentsia. After 1917, the internationalist revolutionaries, within the framework of the principle of the "right of nations to self-determination", in a directive manner created the Ukrainian statehood and the "people". For almost a century, the "Ukrainians" for the most part remained Russian - in language, culture, history, education, origin. The processes of Ukrainization were going on latently, implicitly. Only after 1991, when the West once again succeeded in destroying Great Russia, separating Little and White Russia from it, the process took on an obvious, catastrophic character. By now, Ukraine has been made "anti-Russia", the Russians have been pitted against the Russians. A Ukrainian ethnic chimera has been created, the only goal of which is a war with the rest of Russia, with other Russians ("Muscovites-Muscovites"). As conceived by the masters of the West, Little Russia, inhabited by a part of the Russian super-ethnos, must commit suicide and, along the way, inflict mortal wounds on the rest of the Russian world.


An example of the use of Russia, cartographer Mercator, 1595 Muscovy is designated as one of its localities

As part of the plan to dismember the single Russian land and the Russian super-ethnos, the myth of "Muscovy" was born. It appeared at the turn of the 15th-16th centuries. The masters of the West had to oppose the Grand Duchy of Moscow (“Muscovy”), which united North-Eastern Russia, and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Russia, which united the lands of South-Western Russia. To refute the rights of Moscow to all Russian lands, the Polish-Lithuanian propagandists tried to consolidate the name “Rus” only for “their” part of the Russian lands. And North-Eastern Russia began to be called "Muscovy", its inhabitants were "Muscovites". From the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Poland, this term came to other Catholic countries, primarily Italy and France. In the Holy Roman Empire and the countries of Northern Europe, the correct ethnographic name of the Moscow state prevailed - "Russia" or "Russia", although the name "Muscovy" also appeared there. To weaken the Russian people, it had to be divided and bled. Therefore, the idea was born that "Muscovites" and "Russians" are two different peoples.

In the Russian language, the Latin word "Muscovy" appeared in the middle of the 18th century and was a typical borrowing. The term denoted pre-Petrine Russia or Moscow and the Moscow region. At this time, the word did not have a negative meaning.

In the 19th century, representatives of the Polish intelligentsia, who hated Russia for participating in the divisions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and for the destruction of Polish statehood, again remembered Muscovy and Muscovites. Now this ideology has taken on a racist connotation. Thus, the Polish historian Franciszek Duchinsky became the author of the Turanian theory of the Asiatic origin of the "Muscovites". Allegedly "Muscovites-Muscovites" do not belong to the Slavic and even to the Aryan community, but constitute a branch of the Turanian family on a par with the Mongols. Real Russians (Rusyns) are only Little Russians and Belarusians, who are close to the Poles in origin. And the language of the "Muscovites" is the Church Slavonic language, artificially borrowed and spoiled by them, which supplanted some popular Turanian (Turkic) language that existed before. The border between "Muscovites-Asians" and "Aryans" (Poles and Rusyns), Polish ideologists drew along the Dnieper. At the same time, "Muscovites-Asians" were considered wild barbarians. As part of the fight against “Muscovy”, it was required to separate it from “civilized and enlightened Europe,” Poland (including Little and White Russia) was supposed to play the role of a buffer. This theory became widespread in Western Europe and penetrated the minds of the "Ukrainian" intelligentsia.

Later, the British demanded to expel the "Muscovites" from Asia. Hitler, as part of a plan to dismember Russian civilization, planned to create the Reichskommissariat of Muscovy. Prohibit words such as "Russian" and "Russia", replacing them with "Moscow" and "Muscovy". Nazi ideologists noted that in order to destroy the Russians, it was necessary to divide the main nucleus of the nation into smaller, East Slavic ones.

The current ideologues of the Ukrainian Nazis repeated these theories in a new way. The concept was adopted that today's Russia - "Muscovy" has nothing to do with the legacy of Ancient (Kievan) Rus. The heir to Ancient Rus is supposedly Ukraine (“Ukraine-Rus”). Today's Russians are "Muscovites-Muscovites", a mixture of Slavs, Finno-Ugrians and Mongols. And the real heirs of the ancient Russian population are the "Ukrainians". Now it is believed that the "Muscovites" have stolen the language, faith and name of the country from the Ukrainian people.

Thus, the idea of ​​"Muscovy" and "Ukraine-Rus", "Great" and "Little" Rus were born in the West. The main goal is to separate and play off parts of a single Russian superethnos among themselves, to weaken and destroy the Russians and Russian civilization, the main enemy of the West on the planet


Reichskommissariat Muscovy according to the general plan "Ost" (1941). Source:

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