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Cyprus bank robbery also a financial attack on Russia?

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posted on Mar, 19 2013 @ 10:07 AM
This is speculation on my part, but the pieces seem to fit into place, could this also have been a financial attack on Russia? The western bankers are going for dominance of the world, the Russians are defending themselves from that dominance while the western banks have been attacking all global currancies for years in a all out currancy war, in responce Russia has bought Gold, lots and lots of gold and has been for years, and increased its using Cyprus as a tax haven, and clearing house, with Russian companies & citizens comprising 1/3 of all Cyprus banking deposits.

Russia expands gold reserves.
Central Banks Continue to Buy Gold; Russia in the Lead--IMF

Cyprus braces for defeat on deposit levy -

excerpt - Cyprus has long been an offshore financial centre for Russian corporations and individuals, who are estimated to hold up €20bn-€25bn in deposits on the island – one-third of the total.
excerpt - “We had an agreement with our EU colleagues that we would take co-ordinated action,” Mr Siluanov said. Anton Siluanov, Russian finance minister.
“Our role was to possibly relax the terms for [Cyprus] paying back its credit.
“As it turns out, the EU took action to levy a tax on deposits without consulting Russia, and for this reason we will further consider the issue of our participation from the point of view of restructuring the earlier loan,” he said.

Seperate Article:
excerpt - While Russia has been mostly a bystander throughout the eurozone crisis, watching from the sidelines as Europe’s economies founder, the Cyprus crisis is the first time that Russian interests have been directly affected.
“The longer [Cypriot] banks stay closed, the longer it could be quite disruptive to the Russian economy,” said Timothy Ash, head of emerging market research at Standard Bank.

The tone of this CNN article is another validation of my theory, its snarky and implies criminality by Russia.

Cyprus Eyes Russian Aide, in the article it points out the longtime friendship between Russia and Cyprus.

Now the media asks how will Russia take revenge, revenge for what if it wasnt an attack. Everyone knows it was, just us in the west who dont understand how these things really work, except those who are awake.
edit on 19-3-2013 by 1947flxible because: Added article

This is the latest western attack in the currancy war, we are in a 100% currancy war and this is how these battles are fought in a currancy war, now Russia will counter attack. We Are In A World War, A World Currancy War, every nation is in this, sides have been drawn for years and Cyprus was on the wrong side, they were vunerable, and easy pickings.
Crash J.P. Morgan Buy Silver Today!!!!!!
Reports from the Financial War Zone:
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posted on Mar, 19 2013 @ 10:40 AM
reply to post by 1947flxible

I came to the same conclusion yesterday. Russia is not happy at all and are feeling like they're is no other option but to strike militarily at the NWO thugs.

posted on Mar, 19 2013 @ 10:48 AM
Well I thought they had something to benefit from this crisis as well.

Talk about buying low and selling high. Gazprom, Russia’s state-owned oil company, reportedly offered to bail out Cyprus’s troubled financial sector in exchange for exploration rights to the country’s natural gas.
Cyprus is holding a bank holiday until Thursday as it works to finalize a deal with European leaders that would rescue the country, but the tentative agreement includes a controversial provision taxing bank depositors, one that even conservative German newspapers think is a bad idea.
Hence Gazprom sweeping in with its “friendlier” rescue offer. It’s not clear if they wanted to take over the entire bailout, which would cost roughly €16 billion, or merely the depositor bail-in of €5.8 billion, but either way they’d be getting a pretty rock-solid deal: The gas reserves could be worth as much as €300 billion, though it would likely take about seven years of development to start exporting gas and collecting revenue, not to mention fears of competing claims on the reserves from Turkey.


posted on Mar, 19 2013 @ 10:53 AM
Dont the Israelis have an existing developement deal with Cyprus for theLeviathan gas fields?
Is Turkey not still fighting for a share of the reserves as well?
the situation may be a bit more complicated but could well be as you describe...just a few details may be hanging out....

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posted on Mar, 19 2013 @ 10:54 AM

Originally posted by Patriotsrevenge
reply to post by 1947flxible

I came to the same conclusion yesterday. Russia is not happy at all and are feeling like they're is no other option but to strike militarily at the NWO thugs.

I dought it will come to that, and nor should it, there are many ways of retaliating if your Russia, like the CNBC article says, choke off or cut down your exporting of oil, coal and gas to europe and sell more of it to China, simple.

posted on Mar, 19 2013 @ 11:05 AM
Ever thought why rich and corrupted russian citizens whom had been robbing the russian masses blind prefers to hide their funds in Cyprus?

Say thanks to the Cyprus govt and banks whom had been ignoring calls for reform and better transparency in its banking systems. It was such banking irresponsibilities that Putin's gang of thieves had been hiding their ill begotten gains in Cyprus, flowing HOT money into the small island state of Cyprus, deluding everyone of its 'sudden' wealth.

But the gravy train ended. Today, those loans given out freely and irresponsibly by Cyprus banks had became a big hole of liability, with no hopes of it being able to recouped back, unless Cyprus take on loans from EU to refund its depositors, or give up its future generation's natural resources to Russia in exchange for russian bailout.

No one pointed a gun at the russian mafia's head to bank in Cyprus, and no one pointed a gun at Cypriots to take the EU loan. The blame lays with the cyrus govt, its greedy bankers and its apathetic people deluded by the waves of hot money on its shores.

Corruption only destroys societies and civilisation. I am sure many of the russian masses, the ones whom had been robbed blind by their masters, are finally glad that their prayers for justice had been heard and to be served now.

There is NO war. There is only the Rule of Law for both peace and times of emergency. Today, the Cyprus nation is in an economic emergency. It's own survival is at stake, thanks to its mistakes and greed in the past. It had only came home to roost.

Accept the truth, or continue to live in delusion and regression. One does still have free will to choose.

posted on Mar, 19 2013 @ 11:33 AM
Although the Russian government have in public voiced their complaints about this proposal in private they would not be bothered at all because it might encourage these Russian "investors" to put their money back into Russia as Russia is desperate for investment.

I see nothing wrong in principal with a bank taking funds from its customers rather than from tax payers. If this action goes ahead it will raise the bar on banking competition.

You know banking competition which politicians tell us is so good for us and keeps costs low etc.... In other words not only do you look at interest rates and bank charges but also whether the bank has made good or bad investments, and therefore how likely are they to lose money on bad debt and take money from your bank account(s).

People should also be allowed to demand wages in cash, rather than have it transferred to a bank account which is obligatory in many western countries.

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