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SOMALIA: Russia executed all Somali pirates spokesman (Pirate spokesman...Im not kidding)
http://somalilandpress.com/15559-15559 ^

Posted on 05/12/2010 3:40:06 AM PDT by kronos77

BOSASSO (Somalilandpress) — A pirate spokesman, who wished to remain anonymous, contacted Somalilandpress today said at least ten of his men were executed by the Russian navy after the troopers stormed MV Moscow University.

“The Russians commandos stormed the ship before sunrise, starting a firefight with our men, onboard they injured three of them and one was killed,” he said.

He dismissed the Russian navy statement that the men were released because of “the absence of a legal base to carry out prosecution procedures against pirates”.

“The Russians never released the young men instead they shot them point-blank range then loaded their lifeless bodies back on the boat,” he added.

The spokesman condemned the action of the Russian navy “our men never hurt their hostages, we simply want foreign ships to stop overfishing in our waters, if they are not happy to respect our-fishermen and their livelihood, we have no choice but to take hostage to compensate for the losses,” he cited.

“We condemn the action of the Russians, it’s driven by racism and hate for black people and Africa, it’s the face of the new Russia. In future, if we capture Russians they will meet the same fate as those they executed,” he added.

Meanwhile, many Somalis were angered by Somalia’s ambassador to Moscow, Mohamed Handule’s statement, who backed the Russian navy denying that the Russian destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov has not acted inappropriately. They requested an investigation and the immediate replacement of Mr. Handule.

“Not one Somali or the government of our country sees Russia has being guilty in this,” Mr. Handule told ITAR-TASS news agency.

On the 6th May, eleven Somali pirates hijacked the Liberian-flagged Russian oil tanker, MV Moscow University, carrying 86,000 tonnes of crude oil worth $US52 million in the Gulf of Aden. The anti-submarine destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov was notified and dispatched a helicopter which disrupted the pirates while commandos on speed boats stormed the tanker. The Russians have killed all eleven pirates and have destroyed their boats according to the pirate spokesman.

There are reports, Somali pirates still hold 23 foreign ships and 384 sailors in Somalia. Meanwhile, a conference co-sponsored by the United Nation and the Turkish government designed to address the piracy, stability and Somalia’s security will be hosted in Istanbul from 21st-23rd of May.

Photo: AFP/Pierre Verdy


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: pirates; russia; somalia
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1 posted on 05/12/2010 3:40:07 AM PDT by kronos77
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Sounds like the pirates got what they deserved.


2 posted on 05/12/2010 3:42:40 AM PDT by IamCenny
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To: kronos77

I’ll bet that’s the last ship with Cyrillic lettering Somali pirates ever f**k with.


3 posted on 05/12/2010 3:43:32 AM PDT by j.argese (Liberal thought process = oxymoron)
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To: IamCenny

““The Russians never released the young men instead they shot them point-blank range then loaded their lifeless bodies back on the boat,” he added.”
Bully for the russians. We need more decisive actions like those.


4 posted on 05/12/2010 3:44:09 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: kronos77

So whats the problem?


5 posted on 05/12/2010 3:44:27 AM PDT by montanajoe
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To: kronos77

I wonder if the pirates are going to be forced into the world government? I have read that Coke syrup is their unit of currency. Might be the only currency of value soon.


6 posted on 05/12/2010 3:44:55 AM PDT by riri
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To: kronos77

Dang Russkis are gonna ruin that startup pirate cruise industry if they keep that up.
Now why can’t I find that link?


7 posted on 05/12/2010 3:45:00 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (No matter where you go there's always more stupid people.)
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To: kronos77
The spokesman condemned the action of the Russian navy “our men never hurt their hostages, we simply want foreign ships to stop overfishing in our waters, if they are not happy to respect our-fishermen and their livelihood, we have no choice but to take hostage to compensate for the losses,” he cited.

They should have executed him as well, purely for this attempt at justification of violent kidnapping.

8 posted on 05/12/2010 3:45:01 AM PDT by James C. Bennett
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"...stop overfishing in our waters, if they are not happy to respect our-fishermen and their livelihood, we have no choice but to take hostage to compensate for the losses,” he cited in a heavy BS accent."
9 posted on 05/12/2010 3:46:41 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (The Left draws criminals as excrement draws flies. The Left IS a criminal organization.)
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To: kronos77

(Pirate spokesman...Im not kidding)

Can anyone visualize Robert Gibbes in a pirate suit with a parrot on his shoulder? It's not hard, try.

10 posted on 05/12/2010 3:46:48 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: kronos77

and this jackass spokesman knows all that, how?


11 posted on 05/12/2010 3:46:58 AM PDT by SF_Redux
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“The Russians never released the young men instead they shot them point-blank range then loaded their lifeless bodies back on the boat,” he added.

*chuckle*

Boys will be boys.

Хорошее звероловство!

12 posted on 05/12/2010 3:46:58 AM PDT by Gorzaloon (CNN:AP:etc:Today, President Obama's stool was firm and well-formed. One end was slightly pointed. ")
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To: Past Your Eyes

Here’s one.
http://www.somalicruises.com/


13 posted on 05/12/2010 3:47:02 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (No matter where you go there's always more stupid people.)
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To: Scotsman will be Free

Didn’t the US Navy release the leader of the pirates back into Somali? Back when one of our freighters got hijacked?


14 posted on 05/12/2010 3:47:17 AM PDT by IamCenny
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To: j.argese
I’ll bet that’s the last ship with Cyrillic lettering Somali pirates ever f**k with.

I bet you are right. I love this story. The Russians are basically like, "We released the pirates, then they died."

15 posted on 05/12/2010 3:47:30 AM PDT by riri
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To: IamCenny

Can’t recall. There has been a lot of catch and release going on by all concerned.


16 posted on 05/12/2010 3:48:39 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: kronos77

So the pirates got a green helmet guy protesting how they are not being treated lawfully?


17 posted on 05/12/2010 3:48:39 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: kronos77
Piracy, I hear, is not a safe career choice. Sucks to be them.

And, BTW, I rarely get a chance to cheer the Russian Navy.

18 posted on 05/12/2010 3:49:34 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Obama. Chauncey Gardiner without the homburg.)
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To: kronos77

Why aren’t we doing this?


19 posted on 05/12/2010 3:50:25 AM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: kronos77

They didn’t have to shoot them, they could have just released them...into the ocean.


20 posted on 05/12/2010 3:51:06 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Republicans, the REAL civil rights party.)
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To: kronos77

GOOD


21 posted on 05/12/2010 3:51:37 AM PDT by Carley (WE CAN SEE NOVEMBER FROM OUR HOUSE)
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To: kronos77

Lesson: Do not mess with the Russians.


22 posted on 05/12/2010 3:51:46 AM PDT by Biggirl (I Have A New Rainbow Bridge Baby, Negritia! =^..^=)
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To: kronos77
"“We condemn the action of the Russians, it’s driven by racism and hate for black people and Africa,..."

Ahh yes, even the Somali pirates are playing the race card...

Wonder if they ever considered the fact that they raid ships illegally as the reason for their mens' execution...

Naaaa! CAN'T be! Race trumps EVEERYTHING!!!! /s

23 posted on 05/12/2010 3:51:54 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly ("Mantra of the left: 'It's only okay when WE do it.'")
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Would seem more appropriate to see Gibbs on a parrots shoulder.


24 posted on 05/12/2010 3:52:13 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs. (FUBO))
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To: kronos77

The Russian equivalent of “catch and release”.

Good. It embarrasses me to have to give credit to the Russians for understanding the way pirates should be dealt with.

There is a reason piracy disappeared from nearly all the civilized world. It became taboo because pirates who were caught were dealt with quickly and harshly in nearly all situations.

These pirates do what they do, because WE LET THEM GET AWAY WITH IT. Sure, they lost a few guys, but they still live affluent, safe and protected lives as they check the time on their diamond studded Rolexes.


25 posted on 05/12/2010 3:53:57 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: rockinqsranch

Stop overfishing our waters...

Just helping you cut bait.


26 posted on 05/12/2010 3:54:23 AM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (America held hostage - day 393)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
"...Can anyone visualize Robert Gibbes in a pirate suit with a parrot on his shoulder? It's not hard, try..."


27 posted on 05/12/2010 3:55:38 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: kronos77

I guarantee that no more Russian ships will be hijacked.


28 posted on 05/12/2010 3:55:45 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: kronos77
We condemn the action of the Russians, it’s driven by racism and hate for black people and Africa

Russians quite enjoy the reputation for being "bad guys". This is music to their ears.
29 posted on 05/12/2010 3:58:13 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: kronos77
"Wonder if they ever considered the fact that they raid ships illegally as the reason for their mens' execution..."

Wow! Too early yet! That should have read: "Wonder if they ever considered the fact that THEIR RAIDING OF ships illegally IS the the reason for their mens' executionS..."

Definitely need my infusion of caffeine prior to posting this early in the morning...:-)

30 posted on 05/12/2010 3:58:55 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly ("Mantra of the left: 'It's only okay when WE do it.'")
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Dalek
31 posted on 05/12/2010 3:58:56 AM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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SOMALIA: Russia executed all Somali pirates – spokesman

And?

32 posted on 05/12/2010 4:02:32 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: Scotsman will be Free
then loaded their lifeless bodies back on the boat

The only thing the russians did wrong - loaded them back in their boat rather than just dumping them for the fish. Sharks gotta eat too.

33 posted on 05/12/2010 4:03:36 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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“...over fishing.”


34 posted on 05/12/2010 4:05:31 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: kronos77
we simply want foreign ships to stop overfishing in our waters...

Yes, all that fishing by those tankers and cargo ships. The shipping owners should let the world know that they have hired the Russians to negotiate all future hijackings.

35 posted on 05/12/2010 4:06:33 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks Right-Wing.)
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shot them point-blank range then loaded their lifeless bodies back on the boat,

And the problem is???


36 posted on 05/12/2010 4:08:03 AM PDT by bikerman (Impeachment ! Has a nice ring to it don't you think?)
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To: kronos77

Good for the Russians!


37 posted on 05/12/2010 4:11:54 AM PDT by Leisler (S)
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To: kronos77

Glad to see someone still knows how to deal with pirates.


38 posted on 05/12/2010 4:16:17 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (The problem with Socialism is eventually you run our of other peoples money. Lady Thatcher)
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“Not one Somali or the government of our country sees Russia has being guilty in this,” [Ambassador] Handule told ITAR-TASS news agency.”

For some reason, I’m reminded of that scene in Airplane! where the Russian news broadcaster is reading the nightly news while a pistol is pointed at his head by some unknown person standing off screen. :-)

Anyway, no sympathy for the pirates. If they “got it in the neck”, from the Russkies, then that’s their fault for being an EFFIN’ PIRATE!


39 posted on 05/12/2010 4:16:29 AM PDT by DemforBush (There's another old saying, Senator: Don't p*** down my back and tell me it's raining.)
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The Samalians may be stupid but they know how to play that old “Race Card”.

>>>>“We condemn the action of the Russians, it’s driven by racism and hate for black people and Africa<<<<<<

No pal it’s driven by you guys believeing you have a right to demand payment for pirated ships.
The Russians have done what should have been done all along.Take back the ships and kill anyone on board who is guilty of having hijacked it. Their presence is proof of their guilt.


40 posted on 05/12/2010 4:16:38 AM PDT by Venturer
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If this stuff continues Allah will run out of virgins.
GIGGLE


41 posted on 05/12/2010 4:16:50 AM PDT by manonCANAL
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To: Venturer

If the UN had any real significances they would get the countries of the world to go in and put a stop to this, but in reality there are too many Muslim nations belonging to the Un to ever allow it to do anything reasonable.


42 posted on 05/12/2010 4:18:49 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: manonCANAL

Good to see the Russians don’t put up with any of that PC BS...good for them.


43 posted on 05/12/2010 4:20:37 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: kronos77
Here is the pirate spokesman's original statement...

"Arrgh! Arrgh. ARG! Arg, arg, argh! Arrrrgh! Argh?! Arg, arg, arrrgh!"

44 posted on 05/12/2010 4:21:36 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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Good job Russia! This should happen more often.


45 posted on 05/12/2010 4:21:40 AM PDT by rfreedom4u ("A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.")
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To: DemforBush

We have pirates here in the USA...we call them ‘Congress’...


46 posted on 05/12/2010 4:24:00 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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“The Russians never released the young men instead they shot them point-blank range then loaded their lifeless bodies back on the boat,” he added.

Yeah, well, live like a pirate, die like a pirate. If more Navies would adopt this policy regarding piracy there probably wouldn't be much piracy to worry about......

47 posted on 05/12/2010 4:25:34 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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To: montanajoe
The problem is that the Russians didn't pull into port and hang the pirates within sight of the town.

When they were dead, they should have stuffed pork in the pirate's mouths before dumping the bodies in the water.

That's the problem.

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48 posted on 05/12/2010 4:27:30 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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Me Hardees, They had to walk the plank or be keel hauled. See that is what happened. The somalian spokesman is nothing but a blowhard. The same discipline should be used for American Politicans. watch them tow the line if the the threat of walking the plank or being keel hauled be put into effect, the will of the American people would be adhered too. the Russian military executed just punishment. Political Correctness requires that the Pirates be treated as victims of a poverty stricken nation. Wait, they attacked and overtook a oil tanker on International Waters. Piracy has its consequences - death or be captured. martyrs in the eyes of the Somalian government. Next we will hear the Russians opened up a salvo on the Pirate enclave in Somalia and all are dead, piracy has come to an end. russia is viewed as being very racial motivated to blow up the pirates home base. gee, this wpuld end the yearly piracy once and for all. I mean what else did they want that the Russians place them as employees on the cruiser. Piracy in the 1700s resulted in the pirates being hunted down and killed.


49 posted on 05/12/2010 4:28:13 AM PDT by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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"We condemn the action of the Russians, it's driven by racism and hate for black people and Africa, it's the face of the new Russia..."

Therefore we demand a beer summit.

50 posted on 05/12/2010 4:28:18 AM PDT by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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