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The Terrorists Have Won: BUDWEISER BAILS ON SOCHI

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posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 10:33 PM
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They have had some residents from sochi interviewed by foreign media. They were complaining that the rules in place essentially rolled back the freedoms they gained with the collapse of the soviet union.

Apparently Russian government units were doing house to house searches without warrants to check for illegal / contraband items.

I just don't see how its going to be possible to lock that area down (lawfully anyways) to the extent of preventing something.

the other thing I don't quite get is - Why Sochi?

Why not another Russia City?




posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 10:54 PM
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I am sure people will disagree however I don't think the US / Allies are supplying weapons / arms to those groups. For one Russia would not tolerate it, secondly Russia would not be quiet about it and finally they would not allow US / NATIO supplies run through their country to Afghanistan.


I agree I don't think there would ever be any official support by NATO or the US. I was thinking more like influence and/or financing from Saudi or somewhere.

Case in point…


Khattab was born Thamir Saleh Abdullah Al-Suwailem in Saudi Arabia.


… also known as Habib Abdul Rahman, was working with Chechen Mujahideen in the First Chechen War and the Second Chechen War.
The origins and real identity of Khattab remained a mystery to most until after his death, when his brother gave an interview to the press.[1] He died on 20 March 2002 following exposure to a poison letter delivered via a courier that had been recruited by Russia's FSB.



During the First Chechen War, Khattab participated in fighting Russian forces and acted as an intermediary financier between foreign Muslim funding sources and the local fighters. To help secure funding and spread the message of resistance, he was frequently accompanied by at least one cameraman.


en.wikipedia.org...

Now, while supporting these kinds of groups is hardly ever "official", only so many people can finance wars or resistance. Which leads back to the question of who is supporting the heinous crimes when regular people are targeted.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 11:16 PM
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I thought the same thing. Why Sochi?
I mean.. Russia has PLENTY of places that would be viable locations for the Winter Olympics?



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 04:38 AM
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GogoVicMorrow
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America has great beer (some of the best). It's just the big brewers aren't worth much.

I'm partial to Breckenridge Brewery. Try some sometime. I prefer the IPA's or the vanilla porter.
And that's something you can get most places in the US. If you go to some of the really small batches, i'd compare it to any beer in the world.
If you are ever in Gatlinburg TN try some of the micro brews at the Smoky Mountain Brewery.
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Yes, we DO have some excellent beer. I for one LOVE Yuengling Black & Tan (unfortunately, only available on the East Coast).

But, the brands that sell the most domestically are also what are considered "Oooohh..it's a FOREIGN IMPORT from AMERICA" are generally crap. I roll my eyes when I see my buddy from the UK savoring his Bud tallboy.

Budweiser being the King of the Crap.



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 04:43 AM
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Here's a good link to what Sochi is like at the moment. I'm glad I'm not reporting from there!



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 04:44 AM
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zeroBelief

GogoVicMorrow
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America has great beer (some of the best). It's just the big brewers aren't worth much.

I'm partial to Breckenridge Brewery. Try some sometime. I prefer the IPA's or the vanilla porter.
And that's something you can get most places in the US. If you go to some of the really small batches, i'd compare it to any beer in the world.
If you are ever in Gatlinburg TN try some of the micro brews at the Smoky Mountain Brewery.
edit on 5-2-2014 by GogoVicMorrow because: (no reason given)



Yes, we DO have some excellent beer. I for one LOVE Yuengling Black & Tan (unfortunately, only available on the East Coast).

But, the brands that sell the most domestically are also what are considered "Oooohh..it's a FOREIGN IMPORT from AMERICA" are generally crap. I roll my eyes when I see my buddy from the UK savoring his Bud tallboy.

Budweiser being the King of the Crap.


Damn right you do. Full Sail Ale in Oregon is superb. And sadly a bit hard to get hold of in London.



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 06:28 AM
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Xcathdra

I am sure people will disagree however I don't think the US / Allies are supplying weapons / arms to those groups. For one Russia would not tolerate it, secondly Russia would not be quiet about it and finally they would not allow US / NATIO supplies run through their country to Afghanistan.


If you are considering Saudi Arabia Us ally then Russia seem to say the opposite.



According to a report leaked through Russian and Lebanese sources and reported by the London Telegraph, Saudi intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan told Russian President Vladimir Putin the Arab kingdom has control over the Chechen jihadists, who have been unleashing terrorist bombings in Russia and have been threatening the Olympics scheduled to begin in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 6. Read more at www.wnd.com...





Part of Bandar’s “carrot-and-stick” negotiations, however, reportedly included the statement, “I can give you a guarantee to protect the Winter Olympics in the city of Sochi on the Black Sea next year. The Chechen groups that threaten the security of the games are controlled by us.” Putin reportedly responded, “We know that you have supported the Chechen terrorist groups for a decade. And that support, which you have frankly talked about just now, is completely incompatible with the common objectives of fighting global terrorism.” Read more at www.wnd.com...


www.wnd.com...

english.pravda.ru...



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 07:27 AM
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GogoVicMorrow
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I thought the same thing. Why Sochi?
I mean.. Russia has PLENTY of places that would be viable locations for the Winter Olympics?



Wikipedia has some interesting info -

Sochi (Russian: Со́чи, IPA: [ˈsot͡ɕɪ]) is a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Black Sea coast near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia. The Greater Sochi area, which includes territories and localities subordinated to Sochi proper, has a total area of 3,526 square kilometers (1,361 sq mi)[4] and sprawls for 145 kilometers (90 mi) along the shores of the Black Sea near the Caucasus Mountains.[citation needed] The area of the city proper is 176.77 square kilometers (68.25 sq mi).[4] According to the 2010 Census, the city had a permanent population of 343,334,[5] up from 328,809 recorded in the 2002 Census,[12] making it Russia's largest resort city. It is one of the very few places in Russia with a subtropical climate, with warm to hot summers and mild winters.


Nothing like a subtropical climate with mild winters for the Winter Olympics.

Do we have any native Russians on here? If so was the selection of Sochi a political choice that would somehow benefit city leadership or?



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 08:00 AM
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There's quite an interesting (and eye-popping) article here - www.vanityfair.com...



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 09:43 AM
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ItCameFromOuterSpace
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No beer bash? I'm definitely not going.


Dispite the terror threat, apparently the hotels and entire area suck. Crumbled sidewalks, non-complete hotels, no running water. Russia, your drunk, go home and drink more vodka, and leave the Olympics to real countries. Can't beleive they aren't prepared in so many ways, just to host the Olympics in itself! Despite terror!



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 06:30 PM
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And that starts to paint the picture. Sounds like some powerful players in Russia MIGHT have pushed for Sochi so they could get some of that Olympics money. Obviously that would explain why it's starting and the hotel rooms still aren't finished. It wasn't for a lack of time.. and it shouldn't have been for money (since it's the most expensive olympics ever), but it seems maybe not all that money was spent.

It's a scam designed under the guise of world games haha.




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