Skip to comments.Expert in Russian poisoning case is shot
Posted on 03/02/2007 5:25:46 PM PST by jmc1969Edited on 03/02/2007 6:14:16 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
FBI agents say they are assisting police in suburban Washington who are investigating the shooting of a Russian expert — a man who spoke out on "Dateline NBC" last weekend and strongly suggested that remnants of the KGB were responsible for the bizarre poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko.
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Maybe Hillary IS Putin! Has anyone seen them together?
I love this cloak and dagger sh!+
But Vlady would never order something like this. He's a Christian! He has religious icons and a Bible in his gold-plated jet! He obviously has a heart for Jesus! And our president said he could be trusted. That's good enough for me. It seems very obvious to me that two guys might just randomly run up to Joyal, shoot him in the stomach, and run off without stealing anything. Makes all the sense in the world. < /s>
Those "multiple gunshot" Arkansas suicides were always marvelous.
....yup....happens all the time.....LOL
No, but you must admit it is a good method to stop them from shooting their mouths off about it.
Yes, wasn't it LBJs secretary, Biily Sol Estes, who was doing some shady land deals in Texas. A US Marshal was sent to check it out, he committed suicide with a shotgun blast in the back from 10 feet away, was how LBJs coroners jury ruled it. How are they going to bury this KGB hit-story?
Why...why, its almost Mafia-like.
His family said he "died suddenly at home." He was a veteran British foreign correspondent who had reported from several war zones."
Speaking any ill of the Putin regime publicly seems to have gotten to be hazardous to ones personal health. So in the interest of healthy living, let me just state for the record right here (in case the KGB is monitoring FR), I think Puty-put is a really really kewl dude!
Or some other party, which was the real one responsible for Litvinenko's death, saw a good opportunity to strengthen the framing of Putin.
Not saying that's the case, but it's perfectly plausible. There are some very sophisticated cloak-and-dagger evildoers at work here, and it would be naive to assume that things actually are as they are being made to appear.
Hillery the Horrible.
I do not know what to believe.
On the one hand, the first thought you get is that Putin killed Politkovskaya and Litvinenko because they opposed him. But then you think - that it is so obvious who wants them dead is the reason why he could not have done it. Too self-discrediting.
So it might have been done by those who want to discredit Putin. But by who? Could the British and Americans come down to this? It is not likely because if that were true opponents of Bush or Blaire within their own countries would get assassinated every day.
The Chechens? Oh, they technically could have killed Politkovskaya. But that would mean killing someone who is one of the biggest protectors of their people's rights.
And they technically could not have killed someone in the UK or US.
That leaves dissidents like Berezovsky. But what makes them in apposition to the Kremlin - their non-approval of his authoritarian anti-democratic policies - makes me think they would not use their enemy's methods.
So the most likely option is that guys at the Kremlin are simply stupid and do not realize that killing someone in the West will not shut everyone's mouth but quite the contrary - will outrage the West and bring more attention and action to the situation in Russia.
DC is a death trap area, but c'mon..
Tell it to Walter Krivitsky.
The Bellevue Hotel where Krivitsky was killed is now the Hotel George. This is, from my perspective, a loss. The Bellevue was a perfectly serviceable old railroad hotel a couple of blocks from Union Station. It was cheap enough to recommend to visiting friends and the location couldn't be beaten. I have smoked many a cigar there. The Hotel George is much nicer, completely rehabbed, and quite expensive. I hate sending out of town friends to the burbs but the downtown hotels are pushing me that way. The price of progress.
Anyhow, I happened to be in the Hotel George a few years back, ostensibly to check out their well-reviewed restaurant but mainly to compare it to the old Bellevue. The George was doing a marketing shtick related to the Spy Museum, which is nearby. Naturally, I asked at the desk whether they were doing anything with the Krivitsky case. I got blank stares from the three desk attendants, one of them the manager, present at the time. And so does history fall through the memory hole.
If I were running the Hotel George, I'd have the Krivitsky room restored to it's 1940's appearance, have a lobby display about Soviet espionage and KGB killers haunting Washington, get the Spy Museum to refer tourists back my way, and get in on the active D.C. history walking tour business, as well as the ghost tours around Halloween. Maybe I should become a marketing director.
Why isn't this front page news? MSM doesn't want to be "judgemental" about the Russians? Socialists sticking together?