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Russian spy: New book reveals how Putin has riddled the West with suburban secret agents
dailymail.co.uk ^ | March 09, 2012 | Edward Lucas

Posted on 03/13/2012 8:35:49 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

The Russian regime is tyrannical, criminal, murderous, and every bit as paranoid and predatory as its predecessor, the Soviet Union.

It thinks the West duplicitous, arrogant and greedy and it wants our secrets, whether military, business or political. To get them it uses an underground army of spies based here, whose most potent weapon is their ordinariness.

They are the kind of people you might meet at the school gates, work alongside in an office or see mowing the lawn next door, stealthily penetrating our society.

That Russia runs such agents in the U.S., Britain and Europe (and elsewhere) should be cause for alarm.

Imagine someone who loathes you has a key to your front door. It will be little comfort if he has not yet got round to burning your house down, stealing your valuables, or planting drugs. The worry is that he could. Deception is at the very heart of today’s Russia.

This is not surprising since Soviet-era spies — from Putin, himself a former KGB officer, downwards — now run the country.

They are known as the Siloviki, or ‘men of power’, and are a criminal conspiracy intent on enriching themselves. Under them, the dividing line between public and private interests is hopelessly blurred.

Successful businesses are taken over and systematically looted.

Anyone who stands in the way of this risks arrest, imprisonment and even murder.

People who are government ministers in the morning are the chairmen of commercial enterprises in the afternoon. These are not real companies in a Western sense.

Their aim is not to add value, reward shareholders and invest for the future, but to siphon off money to insiders’ private schemes.

In no other country have gangsterdom and state power overlapped to such a degree.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature
KEYWORDS: espionage; marxistcoup; obamunism; putin; siloviki; telefon

1 posted on 03/13/2012 8:35:58 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

>> It thinks the West duplicitous, arrogant and greedy <<

Who can deny?


2 posted on 03/13/2012 8:46:15 PM PDT by dangus
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To: Tailgunner Joe

In no other country have gangsterdom and state power overlapped to such a degree.


I beg to differ. The Marxist dominated Oligarchy in the U S is as corrupt as any.


3 posted on 03/13/2012 8:46:49 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
I'm willing to host one here, if they are willing to sleep in the kitchen, and help in the garden.

My spoken Russian is right out the window in the last 20 years and I could use the practice.

/johnny

4 posted on 03/13/2012 8:47:50 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Between Putin, China, Obama and the ragheads, the US is doomed. Not to mention the slim pick’ens we have for POTUS ... we are doomed.


5 posted on 03/13/2012 8:48:12 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

>> They are known as the Siloviki, or ‘men of power’, and are a criminal conspiracy intent on enriching themselves. Under them, the dividing line between public and private interests is hopelessly blurred. <<

And this differs from the USA and UK how? The president can simply toss trillions of taxpayer dollars at his political friends and shut down his enemies.


6 posted on 03/13/2012 8:48:12 PM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

Under them, the dividing line between public and private interests is hopelessly blurred.


That’s US!


7 posted on 03/13/2012 8:49:59 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: self

ping


8 posted on 03/13/2012 8:50:43 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Tailgunner Joe
My Russian friends tell me: "Американцы глупы, и они становятся легкой добычей, я громко смеюсь над ними!" I have to agree...
9 posted on 03/13/2012 8:51:18 PM PDT by BullDog108 (FUBO)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Putin and his pals are at least looking out for Russia.

I see very few Americans in positions of power who look out for the United States.

If we knew all of Hitlery Clinton’s shenanigans as S o S, we’d be sick to our stomachs.


10 posted on 03/13/2012 8:52:35 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: doc1019

You are exactly right.


11 posted on 03/13/2012 8:53:42 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I believe there are several websites that cater specifically to helping Americans find Russian “housemates”...


12 posted on 03/13/2012 9:13:21 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Tailgunner Joe was right!

This infiltration has been going on for a century. If you want to understand how it happened and why we have ACORN thugs and OWS Marxists defecating on cars and flinging hate and class warfare, listen to this. Lift the Matrix so we can fix what is wrong in society. This women is brilliant—I have studied and researched everything she talked about-—it is all true and everyone who has children or grandkids have to watch this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzAX_jgCf_w&feature=related


13 posted on 03/13/2012 9:17:21 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: savagesusie

Bingo.


14 posted on 03/13/2012 9:23:41 PM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Boogieman
If I wanted a whiney slavic woman gritching at me, I'd get married again.

I think I could handle an intellegence operative that's willing to keep a low profile and do a little work around the place and be gone most of the time. ;)

/johnny

15 posted on 03/13/2012 9:29:29 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: unkus
Putin and his pals are at least looking out for Russia. I see very few Americans in positions of power who look out for the United States. If we knew all of Hitlery Clinton’s shenanigans as S o S, we’d be sick to our stomachs.

Took the words right out of my mouth.

And don't think she's not still trying to figure out a way into the White House, either.

Monomania is her Luciferian name.

16 posted on 03/13/2012 9:31:10 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Well let’s just pay no attention to the Peoples Republic of China, which is having rather more success against the USA.

Toll so far:

More American industry, than a wing of Luftwaffe bombers could have done flying unopposed 24/7 bombing missions against the American heartland, through the entire war.

Wake up people.

“free trade” is destroying our nation.


17 posted on 03/13/2012 9:37:53 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: Talisker

Monomania is her Luciferian name.


Please explain. {I agree before I even know}.


18 posted on 03/13/2012 9:43:55 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Talisker

Monomania is her Luciferian name.


Please explain.
>>>>>>>>>>
I got it. Thanks, anyway.


19 posted on 03/13/2012 10:17:59 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Spring the ol’ Honey Trsp on me; I promise to tell everything I know...


20 posted on 03/13/2012 11:13:44 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Tailgunner Joe
If a woman like "Anna Chapman" is lurking on FR and wants to question me . . .


21 posted on 03/14/2012 12:15:01 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

In 1999, I worked with a Russian emigre for several months. We had spoken once of the changes in Russia after the Curtain came down. Thereafter, every time he saw me, he said to me “Putin is KGB. Never trust Putin.”


22 posted on 03/14/2012 3:34:28 PM PDT by benldguy (Obama delenda est!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
I wonder if they dress like nerdy tourists like he did during Reagan's visit to Moscow?


23 posted on 03/14/2012 3:37:48 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Sounds to me like the Obama administration.


24 posted on 03/18/2012 12:04:20 AM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: doc1019
Between Putin, China, Obama and the ragheads, the US is doomed. Not to mention the slim pick’ens we have for POTUS ... we are doomed.

Not if we start believing in God and following Him. Remember David and Goliath?

25 posted on 03/18/2012 12:08:15 AM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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