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Georgia accused over Moscow Metro bombing
The Times(UK) ^ | 03/31/10 | Tony Halpin

Posted on 03/31/2010 2:53:41 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

March 31, 2010

Georgia accused over Moscow Metro bombing

Tony Halpin

Relatives of Maxim Mareyev, a 20-year-old university student who was killed in Monday's suicide bombings

The head of Russia’s Security Council accused Georgia today of backing terrorism in the North Caucasus and said that it could be involved in the Moscow Metro bombing.

As Moscow held the first funerals for victims of the attack, Nikolai Patrushev alleged that members of Georgia’s special services had links with terrorist groups in the region and said that investigators would look for evidence of their involvement in the double suicide-bombing that killed 39 people on the Metro.

Mr Patrushev, the former director of the Federal Security Service, the successor to the Soviet-era KGB, singled out Georgia and its pro-Western President Mikheil Saakashvili after being asked in an interview about possible foreign involvement in the terror attack.

“All theories have to be checked. For example, there is Georgia and the leader of that state, Saakashvili, whose behaviour is unpredictable,” Mr Patrushev told the Kommersant newspaper.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bombing; chechen; georgian; russian

1 posted on 03/31/2010 2:53:41 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

That sounds like the beginning of a pretext for invasion at some point in the future... I would say...


2 posted on 03/31/2010 2:55:03 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

If the Georgian government is backing terrorist attacks on civilians I say screw em. But I don’t think it was government backed or supported.


3 posted on 03/31/2010 2:56:48 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Star Traveler

Never waste a crisis.


4 posted on 03/31/2010 2:56:51 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: maquiladora; hennie pennie; SunkenCiv; 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

ping


5 posted on 03/31/2010 2:56:51 PM PDT by jhpigott
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Muslim Chechens were responsible for the attack. Georgians are mostly Christian.


6 posted on 03/31/2010 2:59:47 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Wow, what a transparent set up. Didn’t know the Georgians had suicide bombers.


7 posted on 03/31/2010 3:00:26 PM PDT by correctthought (Hippies, want to change the world, but all they ever do is smoke pot and smell bad)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
You were saying ...

Never waste a crisis.

Yeah, especially when I see this other FReeper thread, within minutes of this one ... LOL ...

Moscow bombing: Chechen terrorist claims responsibility


8 posted on 03/31/2010 3:00:44 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Domandred

Oh Puhleez!

yeah, the Georgians would like another russian attack.sure.


9 posted on 03/31/2010 3:02:53 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Ok, joke's over....Bring back Bush !)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Putin is actually using the South Ossetian Muslims AGAINST Georgia. This is a load of nonsense. But he may see a chance to take another slice out of Georgia while Obama stands by and does nothing. And Hillary pushes her reset button.


10 posted on 03/31/2010 3:03:46 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Carter or Gingrich?


11 posted on 03/31/2010 3:03:47 PM PDT by x
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To: Star Traveler

HA...since when do the Ruskies need a pretext?

Besides the Bamster ‘s got their six covered!


12 posted on 03/31/2010 3:04:04 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Ok, joke's over....Bring back Bush !)
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To: Star Traveler

Yep. Everyone knows it was Chechens but they want to cast aspersions at Georgia. Maybe they should invade Chechnya instead? Oh right.


13 posted on 03/31/2010 3:04:15 PM PDT by GeronL (There is only a "Happily ever after" for you if you're the one writing your own script)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

We know that the FSB (formerly KGB) sets off bombs in Russia to blow up their own citizens:

http://old.nationalreview.com/comment/comment-satter043002.asp

This particular episode looks like the Chechens did it.


14 posted on 03/31/2010 3:08:45 PM PDT by devere
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To: x

Carter is as bad as Zero, but I take Gingrich over Zero. This is really the case of choosing least bad option. There are many people out there in Dem front who can handle it better than Zero. Not that I approve their policy orientation. Still I believe that they won’t casually rattle known fault lines.


15 posted on 03/31/2010 3:09:08 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Georgia has a very very small military


16 posted on 03/31/2010 3:10:05 PM PDT by GeronL (There is only a "Happily ever after" for you if you're the one writing your own script)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The Chechnyians have already claimed credit. Maybe the Russians are afraid to go into the mountains after the Muslims who are gloating over their new killling fields.(no schoolhouse kids this time)


17 posted on 03/31/2010 3:10:08 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: devere

It was FSB engineered bombing at Moscow apartments which propelled Putin to power.


18 posted on 03/31/2010 3:11:52 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: devere; TigerLikesRooster
You were saying ...

We know that the FSB (formerly KGB) sets off bombs in Russia to blow up their own citizens:

Ummmm... What?! They've got the equivalent of our "9/11 Truthers" like we do here? LOL ...

19 posted on 03/31/2010 3:13:57 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

With Obummer at the helm here in the U.S. and now with Ukranie squarley back in the Russian corner, Saakashvili has got to feel a little lonely


20 posted on 03/31/2010 3:15:26 PM PDT by jhpigott
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To: TigerLikesRooster; devere
You were saying ...

It was FSB engineered bombing at Moscow apartments which propelled Putin to power.

Ummmm... isn't this a "Russian version" of what we have here -- the "9/11 Truthers"? LOL ...

Maybe that's why President George Bush and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin were such good friends... :-)

21 posted on 03/31/2010 3:21:01 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

“Ummmm... What?! They’ve got the equivalent of our “9/11 Truthers” like we do here? LOL ..”

The FSB men were caught in the act of planting bombs in an apartment building in Ryazan, Russia.

It was the “wag-the-dog” plot that brought Putin to power, and unfortunately it’s not just a paranoid fantasy.


22 posted on 03/31/2010 3:22:13 PM PDT by devere
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To: Star Traveler

The similarity ends when you get into details.


23 posted on 03/31/2010 3:23:47 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: Star Traveler

For someone who were around for a long time here, you sure don’t keep track of events.


24 posted on 03/31/2010 3:25:13 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: devere; TigerLikesRooster
You were saying ...

It was the “wag-the-dog” plot that brought Putin to power, and unfortunately it’s not just a paranoid fantasy.

Ummm..., this is getting to be a real "screwed up mess"... doncha know...

The Russians are blaming Georgia for the bombing in Moscow, for which FSB men were caught in the act of planting bombs -- but -- a Chechen terrorist has actually admitted responsibility for it.... LOL ...

It's sure sounding like a "9/11 Truther" thing to me... :-)

25 posted on 03/31/2010 3:26:27 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: jhpigott; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...

Gosh, we never saw that one coming. /sarc


26 posted on 03/31/2010 3:27:03 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
You were saying ...

For someone who were around for a long time here, you sure don’t keep track of events.

On the contrary, I've been around here so long that I see all the ironic twists to one FReeper posting one thing, as compared to another FReeper posting another... LOL ...

27 posted on 03/31/2010 3:28:03 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: elpadre
You were saying ...

The Chechnyians have already claimed credit. Maybe the Russians are afraid to go into the mountains after the Muslims who are gloating over their new killling fields.(no schoolhouse kids this time)

What's hilarious, here -- to me -- is that we're on one thread (posted by one FReeper) where it says that Russia is blaming Georgia, but "another thread" is posted by someone else (just minutes apart), where a Chechen is claiming responsibility for it -- while at the same time -- we've got a FReeper saying that it was the FSB agents who did it... LOL ...

You can't make this stuff up, even if you tried ... :-)

28 posted on 03/31/2010 3:33:50 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

“The Russians are blaming Georgia for the bombing in Moscow, for which FSB men were caught in the act of planting bombs — but — a Chechen terrorist has actually admitted responsibility for it.... LOL ...”

The FSB men were caught planting bombs in 1999.
The Moscow subway explosion under the FSB building has occurred in 2010.
Neither event was at all funny.


29 posted on 03/31/2010 3:35:09 PM PDT by devere
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To: Star Traveler
So in the case of Al-qaeda hitting WTC, they said they did it. U.S. said Al-qaeda did it. No conflict here.

In the case of engineering bombing, Chechen did not claim it as their work unlike this current bombing in Moscow subway.

30 posted on 03/31/2010 3:36:11 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Correction:engineeringengineered bombing
31 posted on 03/31/2010 3:39:15 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: Star Traveler

Headline: Putin names Georgian president as responsible
for South Korean ship sinking....


32 posted on 03/31/2010 3:45:00 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: devere
You were saying ...

Neither event was at all funny.

The funny thing -- is -- all the conflicting information that makes it look like (on the one hand) a 9/11 Truther thing (which we laugh at here, as ridiculous, with the "Russian version" being that it was FSB agents), and then a Muslim thing (in which we've got another thread where a Chechen claimed responsibility), and next another country's terrorism against Russia (with Russia claiming that Georgia did it).

33 posted on 03/31/2010 3:47:43 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The Russians have to say this to save face because they wasted their time attacking Christian Georgia instead of fighting the muslims terrorists running rampant within their own borders.

"Russian officials including Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said in late 2008 that they hoped the scale and determination of the Russian intervention in neighboring Georgia would convince Russia's own insurgents across the border in the North Caucasus of the futility of continuing to fight." - wsj.com

Putin was wrong. Russia's coddling of the muslims and attacking Christians instead has only emboldened Russia's home-grown islamic insurgency. Russia's support for ethnic separatists in Georgia has destabilized the entire Caucasus region and furthered the interests of separatists throughout Russia itself.

34 posted on 03/31/2010 3:53:13 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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