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Exclusive: U.S. Taxpayers Have Spent $7.2 Million on Chechen- Related Grants Since 2007
Breitbart ^ | 4/22/13 | Wynton Hall

Posted on 04/22/2013 8:28:34 AM PDT by Nachum

As media ruminate about Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s possible motives in the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks, one that can be laid to rest is any suggestion that the U.S. has failed to assist financially the countries associated with the ethnic Chechen terror suspects. A review of U.S. federal tax grants and international aid reveals that American taxpayers have spent tens of millions funding humanitarian efforts in Chechnya, Dagestan (Dzhokhar’s birthplace and the current home of his father, Anzor), and Kyrgyszstan (Tamerlan’s birthplace). Since 2007, the United States has given at least $7,197,095 in

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KEYWORDS: chechen; grants; taxpayers

1 posted on 04/22/2013 8:28:34 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Chechnya and Dagestan are both part of the Russian Federation. At most, you can say that they are similar to American Indian Reservations. What would we think if foreign countries (such as Venezuela or North Korea) were sending money directly to these Reservations?

2 posted on 04/22/2013 8:44:16 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

I read on FR that the Turkish government is doing deals with some tribes, but I’m not sure if that includes direct cash payments. ANOTHER FUBAR that needs investigation. I also remember an American AID worker who disappeared in Chechnya. The article mentions someone else who disappeared-He worked for a Soros backed charity. I don’t know how Soros is seen by Russian authorities.

3 posted on 04/22/2013 11:23:29 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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>>>I don’t know how Soros is seen by Russian authorities.<<<

“Putin Calls for Arrest of Soros - NH Tea Party Coalition”

4 posted on 04/22/2013 10:17:15 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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