“For the past three years my business has been deliberately and continuously destroyed by Division K of the Federal Security Service’s economic security department,” Lebedev said on his blog. “Haunting and pressure has targeted not only me and workers of my companies, but my family members as well.” – Alexander Lebedev, Oligarch and former KGB officer
The most dangerous covert civil war happening today just got a little more dangerous. Ex Chekists going after each other at this level, means that current Chekists going after each other will become much more common and unpredictable. Putin who based his rise to power and his legitimacy on the Chekist Myth, has done what the CIA, MI6 and other foreign intelligence services could not – vanquished the Chekist state. Russia is now nothing more than the personal holdings of Vladimir Putin and his court.