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This is my translation of another noteworthy article by Boris Stomakhin, his unpublished interview to the Italian magazine Il Borghese.
One can disagree with Stomakhin in particular matters but no reasonable man can deny his courage and unshakable will for Freedom, which couldn’t have been destroyed even by Putin’s GULAG.
1) Journalist’s experience in the world without freedom.
My personal experience is 12 years of Putin’s prisons and camps only because of articles, which were my personal opinion about events happening in Russia and the world. Also – a ban on journalistic activity after each release: first time it was for three years, then five. Of course I ignored those bans and continued to write and publish texts even from prison. So I wrote three books during my last 7-year term.
Putin’s regime has a panic fear of free speech and spreading of information which it can’t control. Russian Ministry of Justice can include any publication or video in their so-called “list of extremist materials” with blunt explanation: “the information forbidden for spreading in the Russian Federation”. They are afraid of any non-controlled information, capable of shaking their authority even at minimum. As in Middle Ages, books are forbidden and their authors are imprisoned. They’re trying to shut every mouth, crush the slightest word of criticism and just free thought; they initiate criminal cases for likes and reblogging in the Internet. And only technical inability to completely block modern digital channels and ways of communication doesn’t allow the situation with freedom of speech in Russia to finally become the same as under Stalin.
2) Who actually is Vladimir Putin?
Vladimir Putin is the criminal, the mass murderer, the organizer of a genocide, political assassinations all over the world, aggressive wars and annexations of foreign territories, to speak it shortly. The supreme head of the criminal, terrorist organization named “Russian Federation” which should be forbidden in the entire world.
First of all, he is a lieutenant colonel of KGB – and his mentality exactly corresponds to his former job. The first victims of his quest for power were residents of two apartment blocks on the outskirts of Moscow, blown up in the early morning: it was necessary to frame Chechens, to raise panic in the society, to unwind mass hysteria using Kremlin-controlled media and to create a pretext for another attack on Chechnya. Then there was genocide of the Chechen people, carpet bombing of villages and cities, artillery shelling of residential areas, barbaric “mop-ups” of the civilian population… Attack on Georgia in 2008. Bombing of Polish President Kaczynski’s plane near the Smolensk airfield, where 96 people, virtually the entire political elite of Poland, have perished, in April 2010. Annexation of Crimea, made during unrest in Kiev due to just-happened revolution, and a little later – military aggression in the Donbass which continues to this day, and establishing of Moscow-controlled thug enclaves in 2014. Shooting down Malaysian Boeing in Eastern Ukraine in July 2014. Piracy in the Kerch Strait and seizure of three Ukrainian ships in November 2018. Political assassinations around the world: Zelimkhan Yandarbiev in 2004, Alexander Litvinenko and Boris Berezovsky in London in 2006, 2013, Denis Voronenkov in Kiev in 2017, Zelimkhan Hangoshvili in Berlin in 2019; attempted assassinations of Ukrainian presidential candidate Yushchenko in 2004 and Skripal family in London in 2018. Those are only the most noticeable crimes for which Putin is responsible, but far not all of them.
At the same time, for the last 20 years Putin has been the initiator of constant, planned, systematic destruction of human rights and freedoms in Russia, legislation of countless totalitarian laws allowing total control and intervention of the state in citizens’ private life, in their business, science, culture, education, religious and sexual areas etc. Putin’s state wants to control every step of every citizen exactly by Stalin’s standards – and unfortunately, thanks to modern digital technologies, has achieved a considerable success there. Only the same technologies, used by some citizens, don’t allow the regime to make this control absolute yet.
At the same time we must understand that Putin is not just some random figure. On the one hand, he comes from a special “corporation”, the Soviet KGB. His election as president was the crowning glory of this corporation’s long-standing efforts to seize the power first in the USSR, where they secretly dreamed to push the decrepit Communist Party off the ruling seat, and then in Yeltsin’s Russia. He is the subsidiary of entire widely-branched KGB mafia network, which, with the help of money, bribes, blackmailing and murders has its tentacles long and deeply in all countries of the Western world. This is the mafia exactly by structure and methods; also, it has huge POLITICAL ambitions with claims not just to enrich itself, but – no less and no more – to rule the world, to dictate its terms, dominate and impose its totalitarian and archaic values upon free people. Under Putin, they actually achieved this by buying up and bribing most of the Western elites.
On the other hand, Putin is an average representative of tastes, requests and preferences of the Russian population. Kinda product of collective Russian non-conscience, the monster produced by sleep of reason of 140 million two-legged creatures, which look like human beings only outwardly. Cause the Russians are applauding Putin’s crimes, they are sincerely proud of the seizure of foreign lands and murders of “enemies of Russia” on all continents by hands of FSB and GRU killers. And Putin, knowing tastes and preferences of his population well, has been deliberately committing those crimes since his first days in office, whether it was “pacification” of Chechnya, attack on Georgia and Ukraine, annexation of Crimea or even such an indicative gesture as restoration of Stalin’s USSR national anthem.
Neither he, nor his gang, nor those still called “oligarchs” by force of habit have a need for all this anthem and Crimea-is-ours stuff. It was the best way to satisfy the darkest, lowest instincts of tens and hundreds of millions of population – to gain and bolster up the popularity amongst them. For the same reason, for 20 years Putin and his bunch have been opposing to give LGBT the same rights that straight people have. By applause which comes as response to Putin’s atrocities, we can understand WHO actually Russians are…
3) Prospects of another future.
Speaking of Russia, its only and inevitable prospect is disintegration in the near future and the end of its existence as a single country. Russia is an entirely artificial entity, a colonial empire sewn together with a bayonet, existing only on state violence, persecutions, efforts of its punitive apparatus. And if punishers’ efforts, the grip of empire’s center weaken, the empire naturally and inevitably begins to disintegrate. Suffice it to say that only in 20th century Russia did that twice, and what happened there during WW2 can also be called “russian half-life”… It’s unknown whether it will be possible to have a normal life in countries formed on the site of former Russia (ALL of them can’t succeed, as well as not all of the former Soviet republics made it), but there is no other way in any case. In my opinion, they could’ve started their lives from scratch, having their imperial past erased, those pages torn out from their history. To live freely, not allowing predominance of the state, its bureaucracy and special agencies, over the personality anymore. All totalitarian bans, all possibilities of state intervention in the privacy of citizens must be destroyed. It’s necessary to ensure genuine, 100% freedom of speech, press, parties and unions, rallies and meetings, religious freedom for all churches and beliefs. To abolish all taboos, all prohibitions dictated by fake “safety” or “morality” such as bans on the free purchase and carrying of weapons, drugs; age and place-restricted sale of alcohol and cigarettes; bans on prostitution, pornography and in general any images; bans on same-sex marriage and adoption of children by same-sex couples, on human cloning, euthanasia, etc, etc. Only then, having both political and personal rights guaranteed it will be possible to say that people in at least some of the states of former Russia have become really free.
4) Can the young still dream of something else?
That depends on where exactly. Speaking of Russia, I’ve just told what its young people should dream about, where they should move. Alas, they still have a totalitarian regime which reduces all dreams of young and conscious people to something much worse than in 1990s when everyone was thinking how to get money to feed a family. Now – it’s how not to get a huge prison term for nothing, just because of your religion like hundreds of Muslims of Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Crimea, Jehovah’s Witnesses all over the country, or because you like airsoft shooting in the woods with your friends as it happened with participants of so-called “Network case”. And not to be tortured with electrocution, strangulation, severe beatings, etc during arrest and investigation, as it happened with all people mentioned above.
However, ruskies are masochists by their nature. Historically they always loved those rulers who destroyed them in the most brutal way, enforcing the most ferocious regimes. Therefore, a huge part of the Russians, including the young, really, without kidding, wants to capture someone, rolling on their tanks – sometimes it’s just Ukraine, sometimes entire Europe. Sometimes they dream to nuke America (this happens especially frequently) and 20 years ago, during the war in the Caucasus and genocide of the Chechen people, they were united by the dream to nuke Chechnya, giving Putin the very advice…
Speaking of young people of free countries, I would advise them to dream at least a little about strengthening and expanding the territory of freedom in the world. About destruction of Putin’s regime in Russia by joint efforts, its neutralization, confiscation of all nuclear missiles and warheads from its uniformed and plain-clothed belligerent maniacs. Also it wouldn’t be bad to remember about the torment of the Uyghurs in totalitarian China – and imagine how a progressive part of humankind could’ve saved them from “re-education” in concentration camps. It would be nice to dream about minimization of role played by state bureaucracy, police, government agencies, and then its total abolition in the West. About living without Big Brother, without cameras hanging everywhere on the streets and in transport; about having financial transactions not tracked by government structures with their demands of explanations and greed for your money; about legalization of all drugs, not just marijuana; about abolition of all disgraceful laws which punish you just for words, whether it’s laws on “hate speech” imposed by the EU on all European countries or “apology for terrorism” in France, or “Holocaust denial” in Germany, or Armenian genocide denial law in France again, etc, etc. Just abolish them all forever!
To make a human being completely independent from the state, its bureaucracy, the police and special agencies which use pretexts like “fighting terrorism” to control and intervene into private life; to reduce role of the state to an absolute minimum minimorum; to not have a person for the state – but a state for the person, if the state can’t simply be canceled in the foreseeable future.
Why not to dream about all this?…
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With this post, I’m proud to announce my first colored cartoon and a separate category. Don’t expect anything to be politically correct here!
The word on everyone’s lips these days seems to be “coronavirus.” And just as always, some political factions try to abuse the situation for their own profit, mostly by blaming their opponents. However, in my opinion there were much more trivial and generic reasons for this epidemic to happen.
Once the West chose an alliance with Stalin’s USSR – and now it has another incarnation of Evil Empire, a nuke-wielding terrorist state.
Now both former Eastern and Western blocs chose to become totally dependent on communist China, where concentration camps and genocide are everyday reality. Entire industries and century-old brands ceased to exist just to be replaced by cheap disposable Chinese crap, which becomes worse and worse with each new production year. As a person closely related to manufacturing, I’ve witnessed all that with disgust. Being carried out under mawkish environmentalist slogans, deindustrialization has paved the way for financial crisis, moral decay, social unrest and chaos. While worthy people who have brains to think and hands to work are forced out of this life, libtard good-for-nothing parasites are feasting on taxpayers’ money, pretending they are the smartest ones. Pollution has become a disaster, cause no one cares how Chicoms recycle their waste. Or better to say, how they dump it into the world ocean and atmosphere.
And here comes the expected result, another kinda undocumented “bonus” of living in the world of things made in China – a deadly epidemics made in China.
Nothing good can come out of friendship with tyrannical state that abuses their own citizens. People, let alone different nations and countries, are NOT equal. It has been told long ago, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And vise verse, I should add.
The COVID-19 leakage seems to be a consequence of another commie bioweapon experiment. Perhaps a sample was intended for delivery to some Western country but some drunk Chicom smashed the package. Or perhaps it was a plan to start the entire mess in Wuhan. It will be never known.
What is known for sure here is that countries like China, Russia, North Korea etc. can afford themselves to lose several millions of population just while playing with their tyrants’ deadly toys, let alone in wars for world domination. Russia has nuked their own soldiers and citizens during Totskoye range exercises; the policy of their leaders has been openly declared by bloody commie thug Zhukov: “We shouldn’t pity our soldiers, women gonna give birth to more!” And do you seriously think that modern ruskies who praise Zhukov and Stalin, let alone Chicoms with about 1.500 millions of traditionally-expendable population have better respect for human life?
What’s next? A chemical plant failure, nuclear facility meltdown, or maybe nuke test gone bad with a big kaboom? Ruskies had just one recently, and it’s only matter of time when it happens again in Putin’s or Jingping’s commieland. And the West has become toothless and sissified, bending to insane will of both domestic and foreign tyrants, too dependent on disposable fun produced by filthy, murderous system and corrupt connections of uncontrolled globalization.
The time has come to overlook many things that have been falsely considered appropriate for years. It’s time to bring industries back home. It’s time to stop being dependent on authoritarian, thuggish countries. It’s time to show them where they really belong. It’s time to call things with their true names, regardless of how loud leftists and Kremlin/Chicom trolls are crying.
Another “white nationalist” group of wannabe terrorists turned out to be a bunch of Kremlin’s b#tches. Just like Breivik who was trained by ruskies, Tarrant with his obviously pro-Russian attitude or their more peaceful “euro-sceptic” colleagues who regularly come to occupied Crimea and terrorist-ruled Donbass to kiss Putin’s KGB ass. Of course such cases are used by MSM to show how noble and honest leftist leaders are – while things like Clinton’s uranium deal, Obommie the Commie’s career, Merkel’s lackey escapades, BLM-Russia cooperation, Russian support for leftist riots in Chile and countless other examples of leftists at Kremlin’s service are being silently swept under the rug. (One of the most interesting links in aforementioned publications, a report by Peter Kreko “Comrades for peace, equality and neutrality: pro-Russian far-left parties in Europe”, is dead so I’ve uploaded its copy right HERE.)
Where is the real Russia collusion?
The way to answer that has been known since long ago, yet the West still fails to understand it for the most part.
There is no official communist ideology in Russia anymore but there are world domination plans which were never abandoned by its government of crooks, elected by nation of congenital serfs. And they indeed evolved with its showoff embrace of democracy. Now, Kremlin thugs do not support only either commie or Nazi fanatics, EU lovers or haters, Christians or Muslims, Republicans or Democrats, liberals or conservatives etc. Their persistent, KGB-made subversion plan is to recruit as many treacherous scumbags as possible to take control over ALL opposing groups, to inflate existing contradictions up to the stage of full-scale civil war, then finally roll in on their tanks to “normalize” the situation. Such is the nature of terroRussian politics and currently, no faction or religion is immune to it.
Finally, after weeks of silence and mawkish statements UN windbags have managed to admit there’s a roaring inferno under their asses. Seriously, I wonder when the “civilized” humankind would realize two simple, evident things:
1) Life wouldn’t become worse without a wannabe world government of stuck-up, taxpayers-money-guzzling libtard everything-is-fine dummies a.k.a UN;
2) It was very stupid to play buddy-buddy games with (let alone move entire industries to) barbaric, authoritarian country where a single human being’s life traditionally has always been valued as zero?
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After a long sleep, my Website is coming back to life with this lengthy post on 9/11 events.
This is my translation of little-known old article written by an Ukrainian journalist Konstantin Berkovets (a.k.a colonelwheeler) in 2011 – long before the Revolution and subsequent russian invasion. Nevertheless, it’s still worth reading as few pieces of independent analysis challenging numerous Kremlin-made fakes which spread through Internet like contents of burst sewage.
This translation is edited and enhanced with my comments and links.
BTW here is another worthy piece on the same matter.
An unprecedented and unique act of terrorism in the history of mankind – these are quite common words to characterize the events of September 11, 2001 in New York and Washington. Indeed, the number of victims, estimated in thousands and material damage, estimated in billions of dollars, is striking. And many other things more too. But one can recall other events – both natural and man-made disasters and, more appropriate as an example, malicious actions of some people that caused commensurate, or even greater casualties and damage. There were tragic and rather scandalous events. Also there were attacks on other highly protected objects. What gives the reason to consider September 11 attacks really unique? Only one thing: an unprecedented resonance. For a long time 9/11 has become almost the only subject of political life of the whole world and main topic in mass media.
But having a clear designation of this essential feature of 9/11 events of September 11th and leaving secondary issues aside, we’ll have to make a paradoxical (at first glance) conclusion that this “truly unique” terrorist act is NOT so unique…
Exactly two years before we observed events in Russia which strikingly stand out with similar features: those “extremely loud” cases, became almost one and only subject of internal politics and brought far-reaching consequences about. Events in Russia have caused war in Chechnya. And September 11 attacks have caused invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Of course, apartment house bombings in the cities of Buynaksk, Moscow (twice) and Volgodonsk, and similar bombing attempt in Ryazan. Thus the main feature, an extremely traumatizing influence on public opinion, both in the USA and in Russia, is equal. Events in both countries were the direct reason for involving of both countries in wars.
There are other, not so fundamental similarities, like attacking civilian infrastructure — residential buildings in Russia and a business institution in New York. (Of course this doesn’t apply to Pentagon, but shouldn’t New York be “enough”?)
If, God forbid, we had more examples of such terrorist attacks, then everyone would automatically put such events in a single row. As belonging, quite obviously, to one category. Just two examples are not so obvious due to the characteristics of human memory.
Can a similar handwriting be seen? Yes, of course. Maybe an attempt to investigate one of these terrorist attacks will “unexpectedly”help us to understand the other? For a few minutes, let’s leave the question who is behind the bombings in Russia and briefly transport ourselves to America.
Different people who distrust the U.S. administration provide the public with plenty of information on 9/11 events with their conclusions, based on their own information, as well as official one. Those people have active civil position, cause questioning authority means protection of democracy and freedom. But it doesn’t make them immune from criticism. Some of those people provide conspiracy theories about involvement of U.S. government agents in 9/11 terrorist act and even support it with some statements. But let’s say frankly, speculative thinking should not be used. All versions must be rational and “promising”.
How would the American (or of any country with developed democracy) administration act, facing 9/11 events? Just the same way as George Jr. Bush’s one, trying to minimize own responsibility by bureaucratic reasons.
How would any administration act, if a country is attacked by an adversary who cannot be fought back? It doesn’t matter what is at its disposal – solid evidence or just reasonable suspicion. If the country behind 9/11 attacks is Russia? A third world country. But with nukes. And for this reason alone, there is no way to deal with such a country as with Afghanistan. Obviously, the administration will hide what it knows from the public. A career is everything for an official. And to admit being powerless means guaranteed resignation. And the follower of such an official will accuse him, among other things, of starting a new Cold War, and who would want to accept such an accusation?
In alternative 9/11 investigations, a significant place is taken by criticism of official explanation of WTC towers collapsing. But here we didn’t find anything really worthy to debunk an “official version”, which gives rather satisfactory technical explanation. However, the rest of “official version” doesn’t deserve even the time spent for studying it.
Everyone who watches TV knows what “Islamic terrorism” is. Usually setting off some crude IED, always with large percentage of “failures” caused by incompetence and indolence of terrorists. 9/11 can’t stand in this row – we saw nothing like this made by Islamists either before or after 9/11.
Works that study 9/11 from the position of criticism of the official version exhaustively disprove the involvement of Arabs in this terrorist attack. We ourselves see, on the one hand, poorly-made fake official videos, and on the other, an inexplicable “inability” to catch bin Laden for 10 years. The consequence of those actions is making human tragedies only worse – thousands of Americans still don’t know what really happened to their loved ones, they didn’t receive anything to bury.
One of well-known alternative version works is a book “9/11: The Big Lie” by Thierry Meyssan. Leafing through it, one can feel an atmosphere of 60-70s Eastern Bloc. It is full of moldy Soviet propaganda cliches. By such a repertoire, it’s not hard to identify even a specific organization that’s been repeating those words for decades with mouths of its numerous staff.
That is “Service A” of First Chief Directorate, KGB (“A” stands for “активные мероприятия”, active measures), currently SVR (Foreign Intelligence Service, служба внешней разведки). Which specializes on disinformation and influencing public opinion in Western countries. Defectors characterize the majority of its staff as “people dumped from all other services”. Meyssan’s book is “prudently” silent about USSR and Russia. A notable exception is the author’s complaint to bin Laden, expressed from a Soviet position. That bin Laden was fighting against the USSR in Afghanistan.
The common Westerner perceives the Cold War as a historical event, two decades away in the past. And because of his subjectivity, he is inclined to attribute a similar attitude to middle Russian. However, it’s very wrong! Unfortunately, Western MSM “had mercy” upon common man’s mind, keeping silence on almost nationwide rejoice of Russians caused by attacks on the United States. And today, the average Russian with his sick medieval “patriotism”, longs for destruction of the United States, seeing them as the main obstacle to Russia’s imperialist policy. He sincerely considers his impoverished, nuke-wielding country a superpower equal or even superior to the U.S. He doesn’t want to know about a better quality of life in the United States, doesn’t believe it and has an only counterargument “Death to America!” (Just like that!)
Meyssan’s “The Big Lie” features embarrassingly anachronistic Stalin’s thesis about the powerful military-industrial complex of U.S. and its lobby, which are responsible for 9/11. Allegedly they staged to “get profitable orders”. Is it so?
Before the events of 9/11 U.S. had a plan to deploy the missile defense system of a truly new generation. Against which Russia persistently objected. After 9/11, the United States was drawn into the war in Afghanistan – costly by any measure, carried out with outdated methods. So its military-industrial complex has never received a truly extremely advantageous order for the newest missile defense system, and Russia was satisfied with it.
After the release of his book, Meyssan gave numerous interviews. And very noticeably, he kept retelling it with adding almost none of new material. This is typical when the “author” simply didn’t write “his” book and just reads it several times to remember the material provided by someone else. And of course, doesn’t do anything to develop the topic of the book himself. (And somehow, Meyssan’s pro-russian attitude seems to perfectly coexist with his support of so-called LGBT! Seriously, there is nothing strange about it since Kremlin has plenty of lackeys on both conservative and liberal scenes).
“The Soviet (Russian) trace” is not seen in the works of many other authors of “alternative versions” either. But there are assumptions, or even statements that either American government staged 9/11 to start wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, or it was some kind of a coup d’état . It’s not difficult to notice the conspicuous connection with apartment block bombings in Russia as the origin of this version. The Kremlin has been convicted of those bombings. And these charges have been fully proven with the exception of legal formalities necessary only for the court.
One of typical actions of Kremlin propagandists is an absurd explanation well illustrated by the following example – Moscow responded to accusations of aggression against Georgia like that: “The US invaded Iraq, and why we can’t invade Georgia? You use double standards!” Lack of slightest logic in such responses is shocking, but that’s exactly what the Moscow keeps saying all the time. A simple scheme of russian answer is “we were accused of apartment block bombings, and to that we’ll similarly accuse the American government of staging the 9/11 attacks.” And logical flaws are evident here. The most important difference is that Moscow needed a war in Chechnya, but Washington didn’t need a war in Afghanistan! It was Moscow who needed it.
Let us briefly consider most popular “alternative versions” and particularly, the motivation attributed to the persons responsible, according to the authors’ opinion, for the attacks of September 11. If we do not engage in speculation, then checking the “analytic evidence” we are obliged to operate with exclusively valid, nonsubjective criterias.
The first version – 9/11 was a tip of the iceberg, and beneath there was a putsch inside the Washington establishment. This version can’t hold against valid criteria at all. In case of a putsch, we would see the “purge” which is impossible to hide. The putschists just could not leave their opponents near the power, fearing revenge or even sabotage. BTW it stinks with russian mindset – with a viewpoint of eternal Russian tyrannical Asiatic authoritarianism and its traditional palace coups. They just don’t understand how a developed democracy works.
The second version – 9/11 was staged by U.S. government to justify the invasion of Afghanistan. Here we also observe a paranoid attempt to paint the Russian situation on American soil (or like they say in Russia, toss it from sick head to the healthy one, валить с больной головы на здоровую). Russia needed the war in Chechnya, and that’s why the Russians were blowing up their own houses. The Americans did NOT need a war in Afghanistan, but nevertheless they attacked New York and Washington in order to find an excuse for that unneeded invasion. Are you surprised by this nonsense? Do not be – this is just Russian logic.
The third version – 9/11 attacks were beneficial to Israel, which had a goal of drawing the whole world, especially the United States, into the war against the Arabs with whom Israel has a long-term conflict. Because to argue with obvious benefits is a futile business, we’ll look for objective criteria that will help us to confirm or disprove this version. Here, too, everything is simple – there is nothing to confirm the fact that Israel had any direct benefit, from the consequences of 9/11. Arab-Israeli relations do not bear the imprint of the 9/11.
Is the Arab involvement in the 9/11 terrorist attacks believable? We’ve already recommended some researches of “alternative versions”. No, not believable. Is there any objective criterion for verification? Of course – we remember the “official version” of passenger jet crashing into Pentagon and its refutation in “alternative versions”. No passenger jet – NO Arabian trace! Though we won’t deny the possible participation of Islamic fundamentalists as low-level executors.
Thierry Meyssan, already mentioned above, explains lack of a passenger jet debris in Pentagon like “This attack could only be committed by United States military personnel against other U.S. military personnel.”
Of course he (or better to say, his KGB buddies) is dishonest here – everybody knows the organization which has industrialized studying and use of terrorism. GRU, formerly “Main Intelligence Directorate of USSR”, now it’s “Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation” – it has no differences from the predecessor besides its formal name. The same goals and methods.
Nobody other in the entire world has equal stubbornness in perfecting methods of “assaulting possible foe with methods excluding military force”. GRU’s arsenal includes portable rocket launchers, “behind-the-lines” attacks, using of captured vehicles and many other things.
By the way, nobody in the entire world except for USSR/Russia has such long-term conspiracy connections with militant and terrorist groups amongst Islamic fundamentalists. One must remember terrorist acts in different European cities in mid-2000s. (And now, several waves of more recent attacks, accompanied by blatant statements of Putin’s b#tches who don’t care about any cover for their plans anymore!) And scattered press reports regarding the exposed perpetrators, which remind us of already forgotten times of the Cold War, and contain the names of organizations controlled, or simply created, by the Soviets. There is no need to think that the long-standing connections of KGB’s “Service A” and the GRU are gone. No. Kremlin’s subordinate terrorist organizations are ready for use today – in those countries that dare to disagree with Kremlin.
Another “Unprecedented One”
And now let’s return to Russia, which we’ve left a few minutes ago. In police investigations, a “visual psychodiagnosis” plays a significant role. It’s necessary to evaluating the suspect in realtime, to make preliminary conclusion whether he’s lying or not, identify patterns and solve many other tasks. The result thus compiled is not some kind of “evidence”, but it helps to detect previously unknown information for its further verification by other methods.
In light of the foregoing, Putin’s behavior during his condolences speech on TV is spectacular. In cases of apartment block bombings in Russia and 9/11 attacks in the United States, the spectacular similarity of words and their “accompaniment”, like facial expressions, tone, even “response time”. No less spectacular is the fact that, he didn’t show similar behavior anywhere anymore. From checks of such “minor” facts, the search for serious evidence for the court should begin. (Or things like this photo, made shortly after the murder of Lech Kaczynski’s government by Putin and his lackey Tusk).
One of the first steps in any investigation is to outline the circle of suspects by different criterias, among which the most important are the questions, “To whom is it a benefit?” (“Cui bono?”) and “Who had an opportunity?” Who had an opportunity to bomb apartment buildings in Russia? The operation is complex enough to immediately outline the small circle of suspects – these are top dogs of the FSB-KGB and GRU, as well as other suspects from the SVR, the police and military units besides the GRU. We won’t consider ridiculous versions for naive people about North Caucasus resistance, Americans, space aliens etc.
The last of bombings in the city of Ryazan has ended in failure – the explosion was prevented, and terrorists with their FSB papers detained (but subsequently released by the order from Moscow). Which revealed the very organization that was acting on Kremlin orders, as well as in case of at least two successful identical bombings in Moscow. The one that took the “honorable” first place on this list – the KGB-FSB.
A comprehensive evidence is given in the book by Alexander Litvinenko and Yuri Felshtinsky, “Blowing up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror”. The volume of the article doesn’t allow to give even a general outline of this large work. Litvinenko was killed in the fall of 2006 in London. Andrey Lugovoy, accused of this murder, besides being a former KGB-FSB officer is also so-called “deputy” – a member of Russian “Duma” parliament, where no one can be accepted without Kremlin’s permission.
As it’s known for everyone who keeps track on activitiy of Soviet and Russian secret services, each of their agents has a kind of plan – at least two recruits per year. Failure to keep it up will result in penalty. Under the roof of Russian embassies, there are resident stations of the SVR with several dozens of staff working on “political intelligence” and “foreign counterintelligence”, and these are only so-called “legal” residencies. Besides “illegal” ones, there is also GRU with its network of residencies of both types, and of course “intelligence” activity from the territory of Russia itself.
In addition it should be noted that other Russian structures, for example, large businesses close to the Kremlin, are also involved in undercover work. Like Ministry of Internal Affairs (police) and units of the FSB (ex. KGB), which have no official relations to espionage. One of the most famous “moles”, G. Prime, was supervised by the Third KGB Directorate – officially responsible for military counterintelligence. (Pedophile Prime worked for Russia, which now has KGB pedophile Putin as president. Looks like just a tradition.)
And they have a plan to recruit new agents – amongst those who have prospects to become a politician or an official, or have already became ones, amongst journalists, public activists, etc. There is no reason to be surprised about how many friends USSR/Russia has. Undoubtedly, such an army will be mobilized by Moscow to oppose the revelations set forth in Litvinenko-Felshtinsky’s book.
Western governments do not oppose Russian espionage and terrorism. Not only because they are plagued with Kremlin agents. Foremostly, because for a politician there is nothing more important than his career. To oppose the atrocities and crimes of Moscow means to take responsibility for “unleashing a new Cold War.”
Somewhere Far Away
Afghanistan. One of the poorest countries on our planet. Soviet intervention of 1970s has plunged it into civil war and chaos for decades. It has no strategic resources, no market for products except for ammunition for obsolete Soviet weaponry. It is of no interest to anyone – except the Soviets and their expansionism.
If we ignore what we know today and ask ourselves a question: “If U.S. is attacked and for career-bureaucratic reasons, the administration hides the true culprit from the public, who then will be appointed as a scapegoat besides bin Laden hiding somewhere in Afghanistan and will the U.S. government be able to avoid the invasion of Afghanistan?” As of autumn 2001 the world just had no other character to be suitable for such a “role” more than bin Laden. The invasion could not be avoided.
Even the Soviet marshal Ogarkov persistently emphasized the importance of the Vietnam War – only with “tied hands” America is good for Moscow. The situation is repeating in Afghanistan, Russia is happy with it. Whom Americans are fighting in Afghanistan? Guerrilla soldiers. Does anyone in the world have experience of victory in such a war? No. Such war can’t end in victory. It will devour tremendous resources. And in particular, it will distract the U.S. from new developments in the military-industrial complex.
Take a look at the map. To the west of Afghanistan, there is Iran which is hostile to U.S. To the south and east there is Pakistan, and relations with it are worsening, which is in Russia’s interests. Pakistan once was a U.S. ally in this region. Could have Moscow before September 11, 2001, dreamed of such a destabilization of Pakistan? For the supply of troops in Afghanistan, only northern corridor remains.
To the north of Afghanistan, there are countries of the Central Asia – the former Soviet republics. Moscow has an extremely strong influence in this entire region. To the north of them begins Russia, therefore a corridor through Russia and Central Asia is required. Or a very narrow path through the Caucasus (Georgia and Azerbaijan) and the same countries of Central Asia. (We do not consider the “Chinese corridor” here.) Here, we immediately get the answer to the question of why Russia has invaded and tried to capture Georgia in 2008. Putin’s calls to the leaders of the Central Asian countries sounded paradoxically only at the first glance. Understanding of the situation is achieved through a simple fact: as a result of 9/11 attacks, the United States and its NATO allies became dependent on Kremlin, which was given the opportunity to put forward ANY demands.
As a result of war against the Taliban regime, Russia has finally got some relief – the seemingly inevitable loss of Moscow’s influence in Central Asia was no longer relevant. Today, Russia’s influence in the region is undivided.
Russia is the main beneficiary of the invasion of the United States and NATO allies in Afghanistan following the events of 9/11. Another beneficiary was Iraq. Unlike Afghanistan, things there went not according to plan – but not entirely.
Often, politics is just trade. A “strategic partnership” has been formed between the USSR and the USA. So George H. W. Bush turned a blind eye to Spetsnaz raids in Vilnius and Riga (not long before the Operation Desert Storm) – after all, one cannot criticize the “partner”. He failed to formulate even mildly critical remarks against Moscow, being on a visit there at the time of this terrorist attack. A few days later he went to Kiev where he delivered an outrageous speech in front of parliament. The meaning of that speech was that Ukrainians should be happy as a colony of Russia. Such a “partnership” continued until Christmas 1991. Bush refused to acknowledge the collapse of the USSR.
In the mid-1990s, Yevgeny Primakov was a head of the SVR, and before that he was an indefinite “expert” on the Middle East. We don’t know what was said during the contacts of this sinister figure with Saddam, but we know what happened then – Saddam invaded Kuwait. And spike of oil prices. However, unlike during all other Cold War crises, the USSR did NOT veto a UN Security Council resolution authorizing an invasion of Iraq.
The seemingly insignificant scene from the Persian Gulf war of 1991 is interesting either. Leaving Kuwait, Saddam’s troops for some reason set fire to Kuwaiti oil wells, disabling them for at least six months. Where is Iraq’s profit here? Nowhere, but there is Moscow’s profit – high oil prices.
Schemes that have brought success in business, politics etc. will be repeated. Always. Moscow attacks the United States and latter is are dependent on Russian veto in the UN Security Council. In exchange for not vetoing, Russia can demand whatever it wants from Washington. As we know today, it didn’t work with Iraq. So Russia lost this time? No. Only one thing was important for Russia about Iraq – high oil prices, everything else was secondary. Let’s recall oil prices for the time after the outbreak of the Second Iraq war. And now let’s think why it happened.
Who could destabilize Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam’s dictatorship? Apparently neither the Kurds nor the southern religious community – Saddam was in conflict with both. There were no prerequisites for sudden emergence of strong guerrilla movement that could not be created under a brutal and corrupt dictatorship of Saddam. It couldn’t be organized during an incredibly short period of time between the overthrow of Saddam and the destabilization of Iraq. To find an answer, let’s recall a little but curious fact that Iraq was the ONLY country outside the Soviet bloc where no SVR espionage activity took place. Only liaison officers of the 20th Department were assigned to contact Iraqis. In other words, Iraq was controlled by the Soviets entirely.
Getting answer to the question of who had the opportunity, let’s try to answer another one – who benefits from it? Who benefits from destabilizing Iraq and thereby maintaining high oil prices? There is only ONE beneficiary in the entire world…
Let me remind you of one, as it might seem, insignificant fact that the cost of oil extraction in Russia is high. Behind this “minor” fact there are events of global significance. For Russia, low oil prices mean not a just a decline in profits, but a disaster since the extraction would become unprofitable. Let’s recall oil prices at the turn of the 1980s and 1990s and what then happened with the USSR.
And do not forget who supports Venezuelan regime now – which is not contributing to lower oil prices as well.
A sight on the world
It’s not possible to predict the exact implementation of security tightening scenario in response to the 9/11 attacks. But the bureaucratic world is known to do stupid things. Russia carried out the genocide of the Chechen people, but human rights activists criticized the United States for Guantanamo, secret CIA prisons and the simple deprivation of the elementary civil rights for their own people. With such policies, Russia of course counts its crimes will be totally ignored.
Let’s recall how the creators of WikiLeaks promised to publish the exposure of tyrannical regimes, particulary the Russian one, but instead publishes American diplomatic correspondence and reports on the Iraq war.
Nevertheless, some actions of the American administration can be predicted in advance. For example, mute trials of terrorists and “terrorists”. An ancient unadvertised rule says “when the plan has worked, everyone is forced to defend it.” The Bush administration just could not allow the information about Moscow’s involvement in 9/11 attacks to leak – this was explained above.
And some idiotic actions were just difficult to predict. For example, NOBODY won but everyone lost something due to the elimination of anonymous banking under the pretext of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism. However, we see an increase in organized crime on a global scale and continuation of terrorist activities. What does the FATF do? It only helps economic crises to happen. Like it wasn’t bad enough for the world economy to be exhausted for a decade by excessive oil prices. The FATF also destroyed the mobile speculative capital that played an important role in the global economy. And which still cannot be taxed. But one can create difficulties for him and the consequences won’t be long in coming. The economic crisis is evidence of this. Unfortunately, not the last one if the FATF is not abolished.
The main, but not the only beneficiary of the global oppression and deprivation of elementary civil rights is Russia – again.
A good investigation should begin with outlining the circle of suspects, but journalism has its own laws, so we will end with that list. Who were the suspects of 9/11 attacks?
Here is that list.
Islamist radicals (with or without bin Laden)
Americans who needed to invade Afghanistan and Iraq by some reason
The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan makes no sense. It caused only losses.
The invasion of Iraq was carried out without the UN Security Council’s approval, with a casus belli of searching for WMDs. For that, bombing of own cities isn’t necessary. It’s the same nonsense as insuring a picture hanging in the house (but not the house itself), then blowing up the house to get insurance payments. So this version is rejected.
4th version. As written above, in this case certain events (the purge) would have followed – and there was none. Rejected.
3rd version. As written above, in case of no-plane theory there was no Islamist organization that planned 9/11. Rejected.
2nd version. As written above, the results were not exploited (please don’t put forward ridiculous “assumptions” like “at first, they attacked but then were frightened themselves and therefore did not use the fruits of their action”). Rejected.
There is only one version left: Russia.
It’s hard to find a topic more inopportune than the one discussed here. One can’t find friends trying to investigate 9/11 but can get new enemies very quickly. And the first of them will be the researchers of “alternative versions” – mostly brave and honest people. The entire federal U.S. political establishment, and the entire Western world, Islamic fundamentalists, Israel, the FATF, and journalists were criticized. And most importantly, no matter how hard one tries to be gentle, all of them will be offended. All such different stakeholders.
Journalists usually avoid this topic. Quite understandable from a political scientist’s view – though it’s their job, their professional competence, one can’t be forced to do the job which brings only losses.
We won’t apologize either before numerous Kremlin agents or separate citizens of Russia. We either won’t be saddened to name Russia an enemy – a country thoroughly corrupt with ideocracy, a threat to entire world and its neighbors first of all.
Usually Western journalists (those who are not bought by Russia) consider the people of Russia and some dissidents main victims of its regime. Such an approach demonstrates a withering abyss of misunderstanding. An average man is usually prejudiced by evaluating others through his own personality, therefore often having a poor representation of how the motivation of some individual or a group (here, an ethnic one) can be different from his own.
Russians forgive their own authority any crimes, even murder of billions of people. Something other is important for them: to make everyone afraid of their “great empire”. And they are proud of it, celebrating it with incomparable, unprecedented and unique amounts of vodka…
Not all Russians are war-happy orcs and goblins. Those who read my Website regularly should already know about those few people of Russian origin who deserve respect for their will to challenge the most criminal and corrupt regime ever and what’s much harder – their own nation that takes pleasure in destroying the remnants of its own good. And there is no limits of low for what is now the majority of Russia is.
This is what happens with those kids who dare to speak out their thoughts in russian kindergarten.
“Down on your knees, I told ya! On you knees, scumbag! And kiss the ground! That feeds ya!”
Hopefully this kid will survive terroRussian upbringing to live in a better place and come back someday to give this country of sadistic commie thugs, subhumans and terrorists one Hell of thanksgiving it deserves – like that:
My translation of a short piece written by an Ukrainian Canadian. A short course of non-mainstream History for those who still don’t understand why Russia has “suddenly” became so aggressive.
Hey, Mother Russia – a lowlife bitch!
I wanna ask you, for whom you ever were a brotherly nation?
Whom, which people did you ever respect or care for?
Which one of former “free republics” joined you on their own will without a bloodshed?
Your fellow feelings have always meant death for others.
In 1939 for Poland and Finland.
In 1940 for the Baltic countries.
Until June 22, 1941 you had been an ally of Nazi Germany.
Don’t attribute yourself with victory in WWII – without U.S, France, Britain and Canada you would have never saw it!
It’s you who’s the first to backstab everyone around!!!
In 1956 Hungary was your another victim, then in 1968 you plunged a knife into Czechoslovakia, and then were Afghanistan, Chechnya, Georgia, Ukraine in the list.
You hadn’t forgot to “feel” for Israel as well, by bringing up and training a horde of Arab-speaking terrorists. You are their puppeteer and they are your puppets. You are constantly inciting Iran. You’ve arranged a flood of Syrian refugees in Europe. You’ve destituted Ossetia and Abkhazia, turning their blooming lands into wasteland. Thanks to your compassion, Moldova has been torn to pieces with creation of so-called Transnistrian Republic, recognized by no one. The same thing you scum have done in Ukraine, annexing the Crimea and usurping part of the Donbass just to create the similar unrecognized DNR and LNR. Who will be the next victim of your fraternal feelings? You don’t have any even for your own people, having it turned into drunk cattle. Everything that you touch turns to ashes.
You are the leprosarium populated by rotting lepers.
Away with you and be damned!