Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bailing out Putin’s Lieutenant?

Cyprus winners and losers. Winner: Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev is the largest shareholder in the Bank of Cyprus, with a 9.9% stake in the company. Other Winners: Russian oligarchs who had ample time and warning to move money out of … Continue reading

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The Sater Sanction

Yesterday the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of criminals’ rights and safety vs the American public’s rights and safety when they refused to review the gag order on an attorney who attempted to force open the government’s handling and … Continue reading

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Putin’s “Godfather” is Romaned Off

Boris ‘Not Good Enough’ Berezovsky is Dead. The Russian oligarch, who once somewhat foolishly boasted to have been the one who ‘made’ Vladimir Putin is reported to have committed suicide in his English home. He had recently lost a high profile … Continue reading

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One Move to Checkmate

   

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The Real Spy Games, Not Frank Wolf’s Phony Games

A spymaster-turned-lawmaker has met with a U.S. senator who co-authored the Magnitsky list to discuss tracking the undeclared property of Russian senators abroad, Izvestia reported Thursday, citing a State Duma source. Nikolai Kovalyov, a former Federal Security Service chief who … Continue reading

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Be Very Quiet! Frank Wolf is Hunting Chinese Spies!

You think so Congressman? I’m glad Congressman Wolf is finally paying attention to some whistleblowers who have risked their careers to protect some of the scraps which are left of the American Dream and genius of its ingenuity and labor. … Continue reading

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Putin’s White Swan Event With Steven Seagul

In what is becoming a routine and thoroughly predictable media event, Vladimir Putin embraces the good old ways of Uncle Joe Stalin with the resurrection of a Stalinist era work out program. And of course, what would be Stalinist nostalgia without … Continue reading

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