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Russian soldiers in bank job (caught on tape robbing bank)
UK Sun ^ | 08/15/08 | UK Sun

Posted on 08/15/2008 11:38:33 AM PDT by maclay

RUSSIAN soldiers have been caught on camera ROBBING a bank in war-torn Georgia. The band of gun-toting men were caught on CCTV forcing their way into the bank in Gori.

Once inside, the men are seen breaking into the teller offices and rifling through the desks.

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


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KEYWORDS: bankrobbery; geopolitics; georgia; gori; russian; russiantroops; theft; war
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1 posted on 08/15/2008 11:40:06 AM PDT by maclay
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To: maclay

Russia’s entire national philosophy recapitulated in miniature.


2 posted on 08/15/2008 11:41:58 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: wideawake

A defining moment - in deed!


3 posted on 08/15/2008 11:42:55 AM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: maclay

These guys may wear uniforms....but they aren’t anything other than hooligans who barely can take orders. I’d say that the Bolivian National Guard...are more professional than these characters. And I’ll add this comment....against the fifteen thousand invaders....if they had come up against 3,000 US Marines, with just Air Defense support only (not even fighter or helicopter supporter)....the US Marines would have cleaned their clock.


4 posted on 08/15/2008 11:43:30 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: maclay
It's OK.

They were just looking for Wodka.

5 posted on 08/15/2008 11:43:50 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Public policy should never become the captive of a scientific-technological elite. -- Ike Eisenhower)
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To: maclay

There will be many stories of rape and pillage before this is over and you can bet there will be no “Haditha” style prosecutions of Russian solders.


6 posted on 08/15/2008 11:44:08 AM PDT by umgud
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To: wideawake

Just as the invasion of Georgia is a microcosm of their vision for all the breakaway republics.


7 posted on 08/15/2008 11:44:45 AM PDT by snowrip (Liberal? YOU ARE A SOCIALIST WITH NO RATIONAL ARGUMENT.)
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To: maclay

Aren’t these the same guys that try to sell their AK-74’s to tourists?


8 posted on 08/15/2008 11:44:58 AM PDT by gundog (John McCain is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I've ever known in my life.)
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To: wideawake

The corrupt US media won’t make a big deal out of it-——but, if they put panties on the bank teller’s heads then watch out!!! Crissy Matthews will go crazy!


9 posted on 08/15/2008 11:45:03 AM PDT by notaliberal (Christ Our Hope!)
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To: VOA; bimmer_n_me
Putin lapdog ping
10 posted on 08/15/2008 11:45:12 AM PDT by lormand
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To: maclay

Aww, they can’t be doing that! They are only helping those poor defenseless South Ossetians that the bullying Georgia massacred.


12 posted on 08/15/2008 11:46:07 AM PDT by autumnraine
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To: maclay

Kellyski’s Heroskis?


13 posted on 08/15/2008 11:46:07 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: wideawake

Well said.


14 posted on 08/15/2008 11:47:28 AM PDT by Norman Bates (Freepmail me to be part of the McCain List!)
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To: maclay

HA! Some morons on the Sun website are claiming that these are really Georgian troops who stole Russian uniforms. Good God.


15 posted on 08/15/2008 11:48:15 AM PDT by autumnraine
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To: MarMema

The pillaging continues.


16 posted on 08/15/2008 11:48:15 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: maclay
They rape, rob and murder!

These thugs are Putin-KGB trained animals!

If our government wasn't so full of communists at the end of WWII and Walter Reuther's brother (commie) didn't travel to Europe to make certain we withdrew most of our troops leaving Eastern Europe open to Stalin, we'd have rolled over the Soviet border and cleaned house!

Or, if Hitler hadn't been a lunatic and concentrated on his Eastern front and left the weak sisters alone, he'd have done the job for us.

17 posted on 08/15/2008 11:48:39 AM PDT by IbJensen (Ali Bama isn't going to make it!)
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To: umgud
"There will be many stories of rape and pillage before this is over and you can bet there will be no “Haditha” style prosecutions of Russian solders."

A 'Murtha' wouldn't survive in Russian politics.

18 posted on 08/15/2008 11:49:08 AM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: maclay

When the Red Army entered Berlin in 1945, the Soviet Soldiers marvelled at the flush toilets, never having seen them before.


19 posted on 08/15/2008 11:49:43 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: maclay

Is the city deserted? I suppose what I am getting at is the lack of so much as law enforcement officers in the area. I am almost certain they would not pull that crap in America. Russian troops would quickly become Russian corpses.

We are armed, the land of the free and the home of the brave.


20 posted on 08/15/2008 11:50:26 AM PDT by WildcatClan (300 million citizens, and it narrows down to Hussein & McCain?)
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To: F15Eagle
Kellyski’s Heroskis?

No. Kellov's comrades. Don't bring the Poles into this mess.

21 posted on 08/15/2008 11:51:15 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: maclay
Maybe they were inspired by this
22 posted on 08/15/2008 11:53:09 AM PDT by F-117A (Mr. Bush, Condi, have someone read UN Resolution 1244 to you!!!)
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To: maclay

This is the type of heroic act that gets you the highly coveted “Heroes of the Russian Federation” medal.


23 posted on 08/15/2008 11:53:27 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: PGR88

I recall a book written by a former member of the Viet Cong who described a similar scenario. When NVA forces entered Sai Gon in 1975, they looted stores and were amazed and shocked to find that the South was not the poor, destitute land they were told it was. He wrote of men filling ammo pouches with transistor radios and watches by the handful.


24 posted on 08/15/2008 11:53:46 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: F15Eagle

Недостаток развевает Moriarty

25 posted on 08/15/2008 11:56:24 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: 1rudeboy

Were they in Poland? I own the movie but haven’t watched it in awhile. I just remember them shooting the tank from behind and then eventually finding all the gold.


26 posted on 08/15/2008 11:56:25 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Beat me to it!

I love that movie.

In one shot, they offer the German officer the deal.
Two seconds later, a shot of the bank door exploding.
Absolutely no deliberation, whatsoever.


27 posted on 08/15/2008 11:59:25 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: pepsionice

I have been struck by the disorderliness of the Russian Army, from the bizarre formation of what looked like poorly dressed poorly trained and barely able to keep in a column troops to the actions of them on the ground where they are unprofessional and totally oblivious to their surroundings. Compare this with US Troops as they entered Iraq in formation, professional, and with a purpose. The only thing Russia has got going for it is they have a whole lot of these thugs in their so called army.


28 posted on 08/15/2008 11:59:36 AM PDT by HD1200
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

ROFL!!!


29 posted on 08/15/2008 11:59:40 AM PDT by MarMema (Tavisuplebas dideba!)
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To: WildcatClan

Do you call it “deserted” when everyone was killed by them?


30 posted on 08/15/2008 12:00:33 PM PDT by ConservativeMind
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Who says Hollywood wasn’t out to make American soldiers the bad guys even before Vietnam....


31 posted on 08/15/2008 12:00:52 PM PDT by HD1200
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To: F-117A

These soldiers were acting-out a movie? Is that what you are suggesting?


32 posted on 08/15/2008 12:01:15 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: F15Eagle

No. I was simply pointing out that -ski/-sky is Polish, whereas -ov/-ich are Russian.


33 posted on 08/15/2008 12:03:08 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: maclay

Just like here: illegal immigrants doing jobs the locals don’t want to.


34 posted on 08/15/2008 12:06:36 PM PDT by AZLiberty (You can't power the U.S. economy on Democrat snake oil.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Oh, lol. That’s my bad Russian fake-accent, hehe.


35 posted on 08/15/2008 12:13:28 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Look Comrade, a T-80 has just one weak point-- it's ass. You have got to hit it point blank and from behind...
36 posted on 08/15/2008 12:17:54 PM PDT by Lysandru
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To: 1rudeboy
These soldiers were acting-out a movie? Is that what you are suggesting?

No! I think they wanted that computer so they could keep up with what's happening on FreeRepublic.

p.s. How do we know if they really are "Russian soldiers"? They could well be militia.

The media generally doesn't know it's ass from it's elbow when it comes to the military. Any armor is a "tank" to them.

Earlier I saw a photo captioned something like, "Russian SU-25 (frogfoot) bombs Georgia".

The people at a military photo blew that out of the water (guess I should say air) by identifying it as a Georgian SU-25KM "Scorpion"!

37 posted on 08/15/2008 12:18:12 PM PDT by F-117A (Mr. Bush, Condi, have someone read UN Resolution 1244 to you!!!)
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To: HD1200

I would say the only thing they got going for them is a lot of nukes. Other wise they would of been history under Truman.


38 posted on 08/15/2008 12:39:00 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: All

Typical Russian peacekeepers lol.

What an absolute bunch of drunkards....

rape, kill, pillage and burn ....we’re gonna
rape, kill, pillage and burn.


39 posted on 08/15/2008 12:42:57 PM PDT by rbmillerjr (send concerns to Russian Trade Ministry rustrade@verizon.net Hit Russia in wallet....)
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To: Steve Van Doorn
"I would say the only thing they got going for them is a lot of nukes."

Speaking of which, how did they get nukes - I can't believe their drunken scientists were able to do what our Manhattan Project folks were able to do.

A US Communist sympathizer in the military sell something to the Russians to help them along, perhaps?

40 posted on 08/15/2008 12:48:39 PM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: maclay

Come on guys. Stop with the non-sense and take a step back. The soldiers caught on tape are South Ossetian paramilitaries and irregulars. South Ossetian irregulars are currently on the rampage in Gori. Even the Russian commanders are getting tired of them. There was a recent inteview with a Russian commander who stated that they have been disarming some of them.


41 posted on 08/15/2008 12:53:15 PM PDT by Tommyjo
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To: the anti-liberal
A US Communist sympathizer in the military sell something to the Russians to help them along, perhaps?

Yup.

42 posted on 08/15/2008 12:54:53 PM PDT by Designer (We are SO scrood!)
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To: pepsionice

Oorah!


43 posted on 08/15/2008 1:00:36 PM PDT by 12Gauge687 (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice)
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To: wideawake

Quite well put.


44 posted on 08/15/2008 1:04:17 PM PDT by El Sordo
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To: the anti-liberal

Russia has always been very good at stealing our designs. So we should give them credit for that to.


45 posted on 08/15/2008 1:06:22 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: Tommyjo
”The soldiers caught on tape are South Ossetian paramilitaries and irregulars”

How do you know that?

46 posted on 08/15/2008 1:08:19 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: the anti-liberal

Julius and ethel Rosenberg and half the Roosevelt Administration stole the bomb.


47 posted on 08/15/2008 1:17:47 PM PDT by Roamin53
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To: Roamin53
Julius and ethel Rosenberg and half the Roosevelt Administration stole the bomb.

Personally, I lay the responsibility for the majority of the Cold War on FDR's shoulders. He is one of the worst presidents this country has ever elected.

48 posted on 08/15/2008 1:21:43 PM PDT by TChris (Vote John McCain: Democrat Lite -- 3% less liberal than a regular Democrat!)
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To: Roamin53

Stole or sold? I wasn’t alive during that period and I attended public schools, so I know nothing!


49 posted on 08/15/2008 1:26:10 PM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: HD1200

I thought the same thing! I mean I am just a middle aged woman but when I was watching the Russian tanks and soldiers it seemed more like a teenage prank in a movie. But one of the fox reporters said that the Russian people blame us and there were some anti-american sentiment in areas where she was in Moscow.


50 posted on 08/15/2008 1:31:44 PM PDT by red irish (Gods Children in the womb are to be loved too!)
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