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Putin's Russia, possible false flags, killing/jailing journalists, control of internet and media,et

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posted on May, 21 2013 @ 01:18 PM

These world-famous groups have Russia keeping company with the likes of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Somalia. They say that Putin jails journalists he can't intimidate and kills journalists he can't jail. They say he dominates all mass communications media, particularly television, which is wholly owned and operated by the Kremlin and serves as the dominant source of news for most Russians. And they say Putin's attacks are not limited to traditional media, but rather are increasingly targeted at the internet, choking it off as a source of criticism before even half of the population has been able to access it.

Let's not forget the poster child for this crackdown, under way now for quite some time. Six years ago last November, former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko was beginning to report and document his theory that the Kremlin was responsible for the bombs that exploded in Moscow in September 1999 -- bombings which were used as the pretext for Putin's invasion of Chechnya days later. Litvinenko was then murdered in Britain, via highly exotic radioactive toxins, and then the man fingered for the killing, Andrei Lugovoi, was given not just protection by the Kremlin, but a seat in the Russian parliament.

Humm intimidating the Press, jailing/killing journalist who disagree with the party line, finger point at possible false flags, failing economy, quid pro qo for those who carry out favors,

Putin has seen rising street protests against his government and open challenges to his authority by figures like Alexei Navalny and Boris Nemtsov. Navalny is now facing an indictment that could send him to prison for ten years. Nemtsov could be next

Therefore, it's critical for him to have absolute control over the flow of information to the masses -- the same kind of control the Kremlin had in Soviet times.

With this control, he can not only deny the population negative information about his performance, but also provide them with false information about it. He can blame "foreign enemies," particularly the United States, for undermining the economy and stoke the fires of xenophobia and paranoia in the hopes that Russians will forget who's been running their show for nearly a decade and a half now. END QUOTE:

Sure glad none of this stuff goes on in other countries...

edit on 21-5-2013 by 727Sky because: ....

posted on May, 21 2013 @ 01:46 PM

Warning: vulgar language

Thought that was funny on this.

Putin is a scary mofo. The stuff he is pulling sounds like Russia's past.

posted on May, 21 2013 @ 01:55 PM
reply to post by 727Sky
Before they elected him, and then elected him again, the people of Russia fully knew that Putin was former KGB- as well as knowing what kind of tactics the KGB employed. They should not have expected a this particular leopard to suddenly change his spots even if he was able to hide them for a short time. The KGB mindset was too well ingrained in him.

posted on May, 21 2013 @ 02:40 PM
I've wondered if the Russians aren't well aware of who they've elected and what his core beliefs are from a lifetime of serving the USSR. I also wonder if it won't work out better for them in the long run. Russia has almost no foreign debt at all, after having crashed, in part, from a crushing load of it in 1989. They're rebuilding things at a very quick pace in some key sectors and they aren't tied to the sinking ship we're all in the middle of, in the West at this point. It's ironic, but the roles of 1989 have almost entirely flipped.

Anyway, Putin brings stability, is how I think it's seen. After a very roller coaster introduction to just about the worst sides of capitalism? I'm not entirely sure I blame them at all.

....Our side, on the other hand...

posted on May, 22 2013 @ 10:07 AM
There might be a silent understanding of "legitime" inside interests between Moscow and Washington. US did not blow the whistle about the Moscow apartment building bombings. US was later getting the benefit of silence by Russia about 9/11 and subsequent lies. It takes one to know one...

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