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originally posted by: Xeven
why doesn't Russia, China, India care about the slaughter of Innocents? Why don't they help sometimes when obvious international criminals Like ISIS start slaughtering innocents for uncivilized reasons like religion? They are rich well armed nations why don't they help us with this world filth?
Only two days after the kidnappings, the body of one of the four kidnapped men, a 30-year-old consular secretary named Arkady Katov, was found, shot through the head, on a Beirut trash dump.
Apparently, that's when the Soviets dropped the idea of sweet talk and turned the matter over to the KGB.
Less than four weeks later, the three remaining hostages were freed on foot only 150 yards from the Soviet Embassy.
Unlike the approach the United States used to resolve the TWA crisis, however, the Soviets did not bother negotiating with Hezbollah through Nabih Berri, Lebanon's justice minister and leader of the Shiite Amal militia.
Instead, the KGB kidnapped a man they knew to be a close relative of a prominent Hezbollah leader. They then castrated him and sent the severed organs to the Hezbollah official, before dispatching the unfortunate kinsman with a bullet in the brain.
In addition to presenting him with this grisly proof of their seriousness, the KGB operatives also advised the Hezbollah leader that they knew the indentities of other close relatives of his, and that he could expect more such packages if the three Soviet diplomats were not freed immediately.
The message was a lot more extreme than Ronald Reagan's vague allusions to using "Rambo next time," but the swift release of the three remaining hostages indicated that the Hezbollah big shot couldn't handle having terror shoved back in his face.
Post reporter Morris quoted unidentified observers in Jerusalem as noting:
"This is the way the Soviets operate. They do things - they don't talk.
"And this is the language the Hezbollah understand."
originally posted by: ufoorbhunter
Russia not care? It is Russia defending the Christians and others in Syria right now with weapons etc to fight the Islamic terrorists battling Assads regime. Russia is doing more than anyone to maintain a secular Middle East. Some western states have supplied these terrorists in the early days of the Syrian terroist campaign, thus are compliant in the murders of minorities, just as they were responsible for toppling Saddams regime which also led to minorities in Iraq being forced out. Russia is the one that cares.