Skip to comments.Russian vow 'a threat to everyone' (Asylumed Chechen leader shrieks in fear)
Posted on 09/08/2004 11:14:22 AM PDT by Destro
Russian vow 'a threat to everyone'
Sep 8 2004
Russia's threat to target "terrorists anywhere" is a danger to Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, a top Chechen separatist based in the UK has warned.
Akhmed Zakayev said the vow meant Russia may try to assassinate Chechens wherever they are, regardless of international boundaries.
And he warned that sent out a "very disturbing signal to all civilised countries".
Mr Zakayev, an envoy for Chechen separatist leader Aslan Maskhadov, also rejected claims by Russia that he should face a renewed extradition attempt following the Beslan school massacre.
The separatist, who has been granted asylum, spoke out after Colonel General Yuri Baluyevsky, chief of the Russian General Staff. reasserted the country's right to strike at terrorists the world over.
Mr Zakayev said: "I think these are probably not empty threats, in fact they have already shown in practice that that is the way they do things.
"It is a very disturbing signal they are sending for all civilised countries.
"There are lots of Chechens all over the world and of course they talk freely about how dissatisfied they are with Putin's policies.
"To Putin, that makes them international terrorists. It is a warning to other European countries that Russia may come and carry out an assassination on your soil at any moment."
In February this year, two Russian agents assassinated Chechen rebel leader Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev in a car bomb attack in Qatar.
Same complaints made about Bush. Big deal.
If I were a Chechen terrorist living abroad I wouldn't get to close to any umbrellas.
And his point would be..................??
ALL Chenchens should be microchipped by what ever country they are hiding in....and the Russians given the necessary detection equipment to find them wherever they try to hide.. Russians will be like the Orkin guys of terrorist cockroaches... rock on Rooskies....rock on.... imo
Just as America's unilateralism was portrayed as a "threat" to the world. So now is Russia's.
It's clear these thugs seek to hide behind the UN's skirt and play up divisions between the free countries of the world.
Aha! Fighting fire with fire!
One can only hope they do!
Another brave muslim speaks.
He is afraid he will not get to rape some Russian school girls.
Payback's a bitch, Akhmed.
a top Chechen separatist based in the UK
Hmmmmm so why isn't he in Chechnya if he is so brave?
"Akhmed Zakayev said the vow meant Russia may try to assassinate Chechens wherever they are, regardless of international boundaries."
Can I vote for Putin?
I hope they ARE worried!
the Russians don't have the same PC hang-ups the rest of us have....
To be more accurate, this should say "Russia's threat to target "terrorists anywhere" is a danger to Islamic terrorists in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world". Islam is like a disease upon the earth, and it should be reduced to controllable levels.
The Russian mafia makes the Italians look like grade-school bullies.
We should ask Russia to join our international coalition against terrorism and work together in a corrdinated manner to eliminate these vermin from the gene pool.
And what's the downside of this?
Oh, and I suppose the "signal" the the moslems are sending to all civilized countries by their incessant bombing, etc, is NOT disturbing?
WHAAAAAT????? A Muslim speaks out?? I'm thinking I need to purchase stock in Depends - going to be a rush on them in the markets world-wide. I find myself truly disgusted with our government (state dept). We, you and I, have actually given one of the main characters sanctuary.
400 children were massacred at Beslan, on their first day of school with their parents and grandparents (this is a huge event in Russia, each of the children, often from families who have very little, wear their best clothing and bring flowers for the teachers, who are the subjects of great respect). How (and where) the Russians react is entirely up to them; they'll get no objections from this quarter.
Ivan has a long reach, a long memory, and a mean streak.
These Muslim assassins want it to be a one-way street. They don't seem to worry too much about collateral damage as they seek out their targets of opportunity.
Maybe some of those countries should send the Russians an engraved invitation.
I think this may be the only real solution countries may have against terrorists. They all seem to draw their strength, direction and money from their leaders. I think Basayev's time is very limited.
I think there was a similar scenario after the Olympic massacre. I think that Mossad(?) sent agents to "neutralize" those party to the munich operation.
There are probably some pretty good arguments that this could be more effective than invading, then occupying a country like Chechnya. It can't be the only thing, but if enough of the right/wrong people were removed, to remove leadership, direction, financing and planning, it could help prevent another Beslan type operation.
Expect the Arabist U.S. State Department to throw a collective fit if the Russians get heavy-handed with terrorists, just as they do when the Israelis take care of their own business.
If anybody in the US sees Akhmed or his buddies, the Russian Embassy is (202) 939-8907.
Kill every one they can find; no exceptions.
It's aimed at radical Muslims. Too bad if you're one.
On December 7 2002, Zakayev returned to London, where he claimed asylum. The British authorities arrested him and he was released on 50,000 GBP bail, which was paid by Vanessa Redgrave who had travelled with him from Denmark.
On November 13, 2003 a British judge rejected the Russian request for his extradition, saying that it was politically motivated and that he would be at risk of torture.
On November 29 it was announced that he had been granted asylum in the UK.
Right now, I don't blame Ivan one bit for having a mean streak!
["Oops...sorry old chap, didn't mean to bump you with my umbrella AND PUT 20 MG OF RICIN IN YOUR RUMP YOU DEAD CHECHEN YOU. Have a nice day."]
No, it is a danger to all Islamofascists/terrorists in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world.
Everybody else is fine.
Feel free to get them in San Diego, Mr. Putin. Please make sure not to get any splatter on Americans.
Note to Terrorists: If the Russians are after you, it won't do you any good to hide in a mosque.
We all know what the Stae Department is.
I think they should be disbanded.
Sounds good to me.
[And he warned that sent out a "very disturbing signal to all civilised countries".]
What is disturbing is that civilized countries continue to allow Fundamentalist Islamic Terrorists sanctuary when they should be exterminated like any other pestilence.
CMEPTA to the terrorists. They won't come to the US to get terrorists. If they just give me the name and address, I'll take them out.
Just like a bully -- "Don't hit back!!"
Yep, the old castor oil treatment.
I did not say it was a bad thing, I'm from Tx you should see some of the mean streaks we got running around here.
My best wishes for success to Russian agents on their administration of quick justice to these barbaric demons. They should also include the "cleric" in the UK who issued a fatwa justifying the slaughter in Beslan.
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