Skip to comments.[FLASHBACK]Finally, We Know About the Moscow Bombings
Posted on 07/26/2014 10:03:42 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
Finally, We Know About the Moscow Bombings
Amy Knight NOVEMBER 22, 2012
In 2000 Sergei Kovalev, then the widely respected head of the Russian organization Memorial, observed in these pages that the apartment bombings in Russia in September 1999, which killed three hundred people and wounded hundreds of others, were a crucial moment in the unfolding of our current history. After the first shock passed, it turned out that we were living in an entirely different country .1
The bombings, it will be recalled, were blamed on Chechen rebels and used as a pretext for Boris Yeltsins Kremlin to launch a bloody second war against Chechnya, a republic in the Russian Federation. They also were crucial events in promoting Vladimir Putins takeover of the Russian presidency as Yeltsins anointed successor in 2000 and in ensuring his dominance over the Russian political scene ever since.
Dunlop, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, seeks in his book to provide the spade work for an official Russian inquiry, if it ever were to be initiated (a highly doubtful proposition as long as Putin remains in power). He draws on investigative reporting by Russian journalists, accounts of Russian officials in law enforcement agencies, eyewitness testimony, and the analyses of Western journalists and academics. The evidence he provides makes an overwhelming case that Russian authorities were complicit in these horrific attacks.2
The peaceful moslem Chechyns were framed! This doesn’t pass the straight face test. Whats more likely? Moslems blow up a building in Moscow, they have also bombed airliners, subways, concerts, took over the theater where many more died in the rescue attempt,,etc. They blew up the apartment buildings too.
Two things work against this nutty theory. First, since when has Russia ever worried about PR to justify invading Chechnya? Second, they did not have the slightest reason to seek a war in Chechnya until moslem jihadis started their normal routine.
This is the crowd that bombed the Boston marathon. This is the kind of theory that we hear claiming Sandy Hook was a hoax, and that the 9/11 planes were empty drones.
Why blame Muslims when you have perfectly good Russkie FSB officers caught on the scene with explosives.
First, since when has Russia ever worried about PR to justify invading Chechnya?
To unify the people under a new "nationalist" (at least, visibly) regime under Putin.
his is the kind of theory that we hear claiming Sandy Hook was a hoax, and that the 9/11 planes were empty drones.
And yet, the Russkies have been imprisoning and killing people (Alexander Litvinenko) who talk about it. Nobody is killing the Sandy Hook nutters, who, by the way, are more likely to appear on Russian state controlled media and be taken seriously than you would think.
Here is "911 reasons why 9/11 was an inside job" as given to us by known Kremlin propaganda outlet RT:
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