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Here Is The Dirt Trump Wanted From Zelensky About The Bidens. Why Zelensky Doesn’t Want To Give It To Him

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Aurhored by Eric Zuesse via The Saker Blog

In order to understand why Ukraine’s President Voldomyr Zelensky doesn’t want the dirt about Joe Biden to become public, one needs to know that Hunter Biden’s boss and benefactor at Burisma Holdings was, at least partly, Zelensky’s boss and benefactor until Zelensky became Ukraine’s President, and that revealing this would open up a can of worms which could place that former boss and benefactor of both men into prison at lots of places.

Here Is The Dirt Trump Wanted From Zelensky About The Bidens. Why Zelensky Doesn’t Want To Give It To Him

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First, the falsehoods in the press have to be documented here, since this article will go up against virtually all U.S.-and-allied reporting on these events. And, in order to do such a thing, the bona fides of my main sources need to be presented:

Naked Capitalism is, as the article about it at Wikipedia, says, the blog of Susan Webber, pen-named “Yves Smith,” who “graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Business School. She had 20 years of experience in the financial services industry with Goldman SachsMcKinsey & Co., and Sumitomo Bank.[3] She has written articles for the New York TimesBloomberg, and the Roosevelt Institute.[4][5]” “The site has had over 60 million visitors since 2007, and was cited as among CNBC’s 2012 top 25 ‘Best Alternative Financial Blogs’, calling Smith ‘a harsh critic of Wall Street who believes that fraud was at the center of the financial crisis’.[2]” “The New York Times financial reporter Gretchen Morgenson cited Naked Capitalism as one of the ‘must-read financial blogs’ she reads regularly.[9]

Her blog is widely respected amongst both scholars and experts in the field of finance, and is among the top go-to sites for trustworthy investigative news reporting in their highly complex field. So as to be able to achieve this high degree of respect, day in and day out, for decades, she carefully selects and relies upon the expertise of a small team of investigators, one of whom is Richard Smith, who has done around 200 articles for her site. One of these was dated 21 May 2014 and headlined “R. Hunter Biden Should Declare Who Really Owns His New Ukrainian Employer, Burisma Holdings”, and it reported that the U.S. Vice President’s son had become “a new member of the board” and that this “Ukrainian energy company has retained the counsel of the vice president’s son and the Secretary of State’s close family friend and top campaign bundler.” Since these men were being paid by the corporation’s owner, Mr. Smith researched extensively to find out who that was, or they were. He reported “what one careful Ukrainian journalist dug up in 2012”:

“Burisma changed owners last year [in 2011]: instead of Zlochevsky and Lisin, the company was taken over by a Cypriot off-shore enterprise called Brociti Investments Ltd. Pari and Esko-Pivnich” and a “third company was already waiting for them in the same building – the above-mentioned Ukrnaftoburinnya,” and “The Privat Group is the immediate owner. This company was founded by Mykola Zlochevsky some time ago, but he later sold his shares to the Privat Group,” which “is a conglomerate controlled by the ferocious Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky,” who “is one of the oligarchs charged with holding down the Eastern provinces of Ukraine,” and who “is far too ebulliently Jewish to look like a neo-Nazi. A US connection with Kolomoisky might play well in circles keen to counter Russian complaints that the interim Kiev regime is dominated by ‘fascists’.” Those quotations are from Mr. Smith’s article, but the following is not. Examining the documents myself, I note especially that at their end is the conclusion: “Thus, Ihor Kolomoisky managed to seize the largest reserves of natural gas in Ukraine.” This was the conclusion of the “careful Ukrainian journalist,” which was actually not one but a team of three, who were employed at a Ukrainian non-profit, the Anticorruption Action Centre, which specialized in tracking down the actual persons who controlled corporations and which had a particular focus on finding “Offshore fronts for Yanukovych.” Yanukovych was the democratically elected Ukrainian President, who took office on 25 February 2010. So: this non-profit was an anti-Yanukovych organization, writing more than two years into his Presidency, on 28 August 2012.

A certain historical background is essential here; and this, too, goes up against American ‘news’-reporting and will therefore be linked to articles that, in turn, link to ultimate sources that are of unquestioned reliability on each of the particulars that are in question: There was a coup in Ukraine in February 2014, which is portrayed in the West as being a democratic revolution (but was actually a coup hidden behind anticorruption demonstrations, and that was entirely illegal), and it replaced the democratically elected President by a ruler who was selected by Victoria Nuland, whose boss was Secretary of State John Kerry, whose boss was Barack Obama. Nuland had been originally a protégé of Vice President Dick Cheney, and then of Kerry’s immediate predecessor Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Obama assigned Nuland to carry out his plan for Ukraine, which plan was to turn its government away from being friendly toward its next-door neighbor Russia to becoming instead a satellite of the United States against Ukraine’s next-door neighbor. Consequently, fascists, and even outright racist-fascists (nazis), people who came from the groups that had supported Hitler against Stalin during World War II, were installed into this new government, such as the co-founder of the Social Nationalist Party of Ukraine, Andriy Parubiy. (The CIA instructed that Party, which was Ukraine’s main nazi party, to change its name to “Freedom Party” — Svoboda — so as to become acceptable to Americans; and Paribuy and his colleagues did it, in order to help the U.S. Government to fool the American people about what the U.S. was doing in Ukraine.)

At least until Zelensky was elected, Ukraine’s Government remained fascist. And so is Kolomoysky himself, as I had reported about him on 18 May 2014. As I reported there,

On 12 May 2014, Burisma Holdings announced, Hunter Biden Joins the Team of Burisma Holdings,” and reported that, “Burisma Holdings, Ukraine’s largest private gas producer, has expanded its Board of Directors by bringing on Mr. R Hunter Biden as a new director. R. Hunter Biden will be in charge of the Holdings’ legal unit and will provide support for the Company among international organizations.”

Promptly, Burisma’s website started presenting Burisma as if if were a Ukrainian-American if not outright American corporation. Devon Archer, shown there, was a business-partner of Hunter Biden. As the Washington Examiner  reported, on 27 August 2019:

At the time, Hunter Biden, now 49, and Christopher Heinz, the stepson of then-Secretary of State John Kerry, co-owned Rosemont Seneca Partners, a $2.4 billion private equity firm. Heinz’s college roommate, Devon Archer, was managing partner in the firm. In the spring of 2014, Biden and Archer joined the board of Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian gas company that was at the center of a U.K. money laundering probe. Over the next year, Burisma reportedly paid Biden and Archer’s companies over $3 million.

Subsequently, both Hunter Biden and Devon Archer were removed from Burisma’s board and replaced by a four-person board, which mysteriously had included ever since May 2013 (which still was after Zlochevsky no longer controlled the company) Alan Apter, of Sullivan & Cromwell, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, and Renaissance Capital. Apter now became the “Chairman of the Board of Directors”. Here are the other three Directors: Aleksander Kwaśniewski was the President of the Republic of Poland from 1995 to 2005 when it was being taken over by America, and when Kwaśniewski was also a member of the Atlantic Council (NATO’s PR arm), and of the Bilderberg Group. Joseph Cofer Black was the Director of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center (1999-2002) and Ambassador at Large for counter-terrorism (2002-2004), while President George W. Bush was lying America into invading Iraq, and Black subsequently became the Vice Chairman at Blackwater Worldwide (now Academi), which the Bush Government hired to train and arm mercenaries to help conquer Iraq. (Blackwater/Academi is owned by Erik Prince, the brother of Betsy DeVos of the Amway fortune, who is the Trump Secretary of Education, and Prince also is a personal friend of Trump. Obama’s Government also hired Blackwater/Academi to kill independence fighters in the Dnieper Donets Basin, where Burisma owns the drilling rights for gas.) And the fourth Director is Karina Zlochevska, whom the site identifies hardly at all, but is actually the daughter of Mykola Zlochevsky. In other words: Zlochevsky probably does remain as a minority owner of the company, and she represents his interests there.

Virtually all of the Western press simply alleges that Mykola Zlochevsky owns Burisma Holdings and brought Biden on board and was his boss; however, I have never seen from any of those ‘news’-reports any evidence or documentation that it’s true — nothing like the sources that Richard Smith relied upon and linked to documenting that this was Kolomoysky’s company. Nothing, at all.

This is important — is it Zlochevsky or Kolomoysky? — because Zlochevsky was associated with the prior Government of Ukraine and its President Viktor Yanukovych, whom the U.S. Government had overthrown in an operation that started in 2011 and that ended very successfully in February 2014 with the American Government’s Victoria Nuland on 27 January 2014 telling the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine to get “Yats” Yatsenyuk appointed to run the country as soon as Yanukovych becomes successfully overthrown — which happened less than a month later, during February 20-22 — and Yatsenyuk then received the appointment on February 26th to run the country, just as Obama’s agent Nuland had instructed. Zlochevsky fled the country, because he had been politically allied with Yanukovych, who also fled the country. Obama’s Government constantly tried to get Zlochevsky prosecuted for alleged corruption, but Zlochevsky had sold the company to Kolomoysky even before Obama took over Ukraine. It’s not at all clear that Hunter Biden had ever so much as just met Zlochevsky.

Joseph Biden, as is well reported in the press, instructed the new Ukrainian Government to fire and replace the General Prosecutor of Ukraine, Viktor Shokin, who had failed to prosecute Zlochevsky, and this action by Joe is reported as indicating that the senior Biden granted his son’s employer no favor but instead the opposite — that Joe insisted upon Hunter’s boss’s prosecution.

For example, James Risen, of The Intercept, which is owned by one of the financial backers of the overthrow of Yanukovych, Pierre Omidyar (see this and this and this and this and this and this), headlined on September 25th, “I Wrote About the Bidens and Ukraine Years Ago. Then the Right-Wing Spin Machine Turned the Story Upside Down.”, and Risen reported that:

The then-vice president issued his demands for greater anti-corruption measures by the Ukrainian government despite the possibility that those demands would actually increase – not lessen — the chances that Hunter Biden and Burisma would face legal trouble in Ukraine.

Risen reported there that V.P. Biden’s “anti-corruption message might be undermined by the association of his son Hunter with one of Ukraine’s largest natural gas companies, Burisma Holdings, and with its owner, Mykola Zlochevsky.”

However, none of that press says Kolomoysky owned the company and was its boss. The presumption there is always that Zlochevsky needed to be prosecuted — not that Kolomoysky did. Kolomoysky is simply being written out of the picture altogether — whited-out from it

Also as is typical, the New York Times reported, on 1 May 2019, that Mykola Zlochevsky is the “owner of Burisma Holdings” and that “Mr. Lutsenko initially continued investigating Mr. Zlochevsky and Burisma, but cleared him of all charges within 10 months of taking office. The prosecutor general reversed himself and reopened an investigation into Burisma this year. Some see his decision as an effort to curry favor with the Trump administration.” For some mysterious reason, that article not only says that the replacement Prosecutor tried and failed and now tried again to prosecute Zlochevsky but that “Some see his decision as an effort to curry favor with the Trump administration,” though, actually, it was the Obama Administration that had been pressing Ukraine’s Government to prosecute Zlochevsky, who wasn’t Hunter Biden’s boss and didn’t control Burisma and was associated not with the 2014 Obama-installed Government of Ukraine but instead with the Government that had preceded it and was the last of all Ukraine’s democratic Governments, having been democratically elected by all of Ukraine including the two regions (Crimea and Donbass) that broke away from Ukraine when Obama in February 2014 overthrew the Government that those two now-breakaway regions had voted for, by over 75% in that 2010 election.

And here is from Wikipedia’s article on “Viktor Shokin”:

The Biden connection[edit]

Since 2012, the Ukrainian prosecutor general had been investigating oligarch Mykola Zlochevsky, owner of the oil and natural gas company Burisma Holdings, over allegations of money laundering, tax evasion, and corruption.[15] In 2014, then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden‘s son, Hunter Biden, joined the board of directors of Burisma Holdings.[16] In 2015, Shokin became the prosecutor general, inheriting the investigation. The Obama administration and other governments and non-governmental organizations soon became concerned that Shokin was not adequately pursuing corruption in Ukraine, was protecting the political elite, and was regarded as “an obstacle to anti-corruption efforts”.[17] Among other issues, he was slow-walking the investigation into Zlochevsky and Burisma – to the extent that Obama officials were considering launching their own criminal investigation into the company for possible money laundering.[15]

In March 2016, Joe Biden threatened Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that if he did not fire Shokin, that the US would hold back its $1 billion in loan guarantees. “I looked at them and said, “I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money.” Well, son of a bitch. He got fired. And they put in place someone who was solid at the time.”[18] Shokin was dismissed by Parliament later that month.

Shokin claimed in May 2019 that he had been investigating Burisma Holdings.[19][20][21][22] However, Vitaliy Kasko, who had been Shokin’s deputy overseeing international cooperation before resigning in February 2016 citing corruption in the office, provided documents to Bloomberg News indicating that under Shokin, the investigation into Burisma had been dormant.[23] Hunter Biden’s ties to Burisma Holdings was criticized as a conflict of interest in a New York Times editorial, though Amos Hochstein has claimed to have never seen coordination between Joe Biden and his son on the matter.[24][25]

And here is from Wikipedia’s Article on “Burisma Holdings”:


Burisma Group was founded in 2002 by Ukrainian businessman Mykola Zlochevsky and Nikolay Lysin [uk]. Now it is owned by Mykola Zlochevskyi [uk], who was minister of natural resources under Viktor Yanukovych.[2] Zlochevsky returned to Ukraine in February 2018 after the corruption investigations into his Burisma Holdings had been completed in December 2017 with no charges filed against him.[3]

So, the myth that Zlochevsky was Hunter Biden’s boss and benefactor at Burisma isn’t only in the ‘news’-media that are controlled by U.S. Deep State that controls the CIA, which controls America’s major ‘news’-media, but it is also in the Web’s main encyclopedia, Wikipedia, which is not only edited by the CIA, but also, to some extent, written by the CIA.

Furthermore, the CIA was the ‘whistleblower’ that made the impeachment-charge to the Democratic Party head of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Adam Schiff, who is the lead proponent of impeaching Donald Trump so that Trump can then become tried in the U.S. Senate, which then would possess the power to replace Trump and make President the current Vice President, Mike Pence, which Democrats, for some unexplained reason, seem to hope will happen. As Reuters reported on September 26th, “The whistleblower is a CIA officer and was assigned at one point to work at the White House, two sources familiar with the probe into his complaint said. The New York Times first identified the whistleblower as a CIA officer, which Reuters confirmed.” That report also asserted:

The call occurred after Trump had ordered a freeze of nearly $400 million in American aid to Ukraine, which was only later released. Before the call, Ukraine’s government was told that interaction between Zelenskiy and Trump depended on whether the Ukrainian leader would “play ball,” the whistleblower said.

The report said Trump acted to advance his personal political interests, risking national security.

I am deeply concerned that the actions described below constitute ‘a serious or flagrant problem, abuse, or violation of law or executive order,’” the whistleblower complaint, dated Aug. 12, said.

The same CIA whose lies had ‘justified’ America’s invading Iraq in 2003, and invading Libya in 2011, and invading Syria starting in 2012 (and extending there up till at least 2018), is now ‘justifying’ congressional Democrats to replace Trump by Pence if they possibly can.

And Kolomoysky might be one of the world’s biggest thieves. On 19 April 2019, Graham Stack reported for OCCRP, a U.S.-and-allied-funded nonprofit anti-corruption investigatory organization that

“‘Large-scale coordinated fraudulent actions of the bank [PrivatBank] shareholders and management caused a loss to the state of at least $5.5 billion,’ [Valeria] Hontareva [former chair of Ukranie’s central bank] said in March 2018. ‘This is 33 percent of the population’s deposits … [and] 40 percent of our country’s monetary base.’ … By the time regulators took over PrivatBank, the $5.5 billion had already been transferred to banks in Austria, Luxembourg, and Latvia. From there, the trail goes cold. … This account is based on a forensic audit by Kroll, the U.S.-based corporate investigation and risk consulting firm. The report … is based on PrivatBank’s own records and was obtained exclusively by OCCRP. … Ukraine nationalized PrivatBank in December 2016, saddling taxpayers with a $5.9 billion bailout.”

There’s nothing that Zlochevsky was even accused of which exceeded tens of millions  of dollars in losses. In Ukraine, that’s tiny.

Furthermore, the estimable and reliably accurate Moscow investigative journalist John Helmer reported on 19 February 2015 that “In March 2014, days after the ouster of Yanukovich in Kiev and the installation of a new regime, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) started investigating Zlochevsky. According to the evidence it presented to the Central Criminal Court between March and December of 2014, and according to Justice Blake, who assessed the evidence, there is no mention of Lisin, Deripon, Burrard or Kolomoisky.” Obama’s people (there via the U.S. regime’s lap-dog UK) were targeting Zlochevsky, certainly not Kolomoysky, who was instead on their team.

Zelensky, prior to becoming Ukraine’s President, had been the star of a popular comedy series on Ukrainian television that was telecast by Ihor Kolomoysky’s 1+1 Media group. On 19 May 2014, Forbes published a shockingly honest article, by Vladimir Golstein, “Why Everything You’ve Read About Ukraine Is Wrong”, which mentioned, about Kolomoysky, that,

His business holdings include the largest Ukrainian media group, “1+1 Media,” the news agency “Unian,” as well as various internet sites, which enable him to whip public opinion into an anti-Putin frenzy. Andrew Higgins of The New York Times published a story with the headline, “Among Ukraine’s Jews, the Bigger Worry is Putin, Not Pogroms,” which praises Kolomoisky for adorning Dnepropetrovsk with “the world’s biggest Jewish community center” along with “a high tech Holocaust museum.” Higgins notes, however, that the museum “skirts the delicate issue of how some Ukrainian nationalists collaborated with Nazis.

Kolomoysky himself had become installed by the Obama Administration’s Ukrainian agents as the Governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine where his approximately $5 billion financial empire was based, and which in its north extends into the Dnieper Donets Basin where Burisma owns the drilling rights for gas. As this last link indicates, that Basin “is the major oil and gas producing region of Ukraine accounting for approximately 90 per cent of Ukrainian production and according to EIA  may have 42 tcf of shale gas resources technically recoverable from 197 tcf of risked shale gas in place.” That article, from the investment-oriented website Zero Hedge, sums up:

In a nutshell, Ukraine (or rather its puppetmasters) has decided to let no crisis (staged or otherwise) or rather civil war, go to waste, and while the fighting rages all around, Ukrainian troopers are helping to install shale gas production equipment near the east Ukrainian town of Slavyansk, which was bombed and shelled [by the Obama-installed Government] for the three preceding months, according to local residents cited by Itar Tass. The reason for the scramble? Under peacetime, the process was expected to take many years, during which Europe would be under the energy dictatorship of Putin. But throw in some civil war and few will notice let alone care that a process which was expected to take nearly a decade if not longer while dealing with broad popular objections to fracking, may instead be completed in months!

Ukraine’s bombing of that region (for examples, this and this and this) was in order to clear the land for a massive fracking operation. However, it turned out that not only Kolomoysky’s operation with Shell in the Dnieper Donets Basin in Ukraine’s far east, but also the Ukrainian Government’s own gas-exploration operation with Chevron in western Ukraine’s Olesska field, were uneconomic; or, as I headlined about them on 16 December 2014, “Ukraine’s Two Big Gas Deals Are Now Both Dry”. It seems that if Hunter Biden is to become a billionaire, it won’t come from Ukrainian gas. (Nor, of course will it have come from Zlochevsky, which the news-media would have it to be.)

As was reported on 20 May 2014 by Israel Shamir at the website of Paul Craig Roberts, under the headline “The Ukraine in Turmoil” (and his article there was the first comprehensive and accurate summary of what had recently happened to Ukraine):

These people had brought Ukraine to its present abject state. In 1991, the Ukraine was richer than Russia, today it is three times poorer because of these people’s mismanagement and theft. Now they plan an old trick: to take loans in Ukraine’s name, pocket the cash and leave the country indebted. They sell state assets to Western companies and ask for NATO to come in and protect the investment.

They play a hard game, brass knuckles and all. The Black Guard, a new SS-like armed force of the neo-nazi Right Sector, prowls the land. They arrest or kill dissidents, activists, journalists. Hundreds of American soldiers, belonging to the “private” company Academi (formerly Blackwater) are spread out in Novorossia [Donbass, the far-eastern region that became independent after Obama’s coup], the pro-Russian provinces in the East and South-East. IMF–dictated reforms slashed pensions by half and doubled the housing rents. In the market, US Army rations took the place of local food.

The new Kiev regime had dropped the last pretence of democracy by expelling the Communists from the parliament. This should endear them to the US even more. Expel Communists, apply for NATO, condemn Russia, arrange a gay parade and you may do anything at all, even fry dozens of citizens alive. And so they did.

The harshest repressions were unleashed on industrial Novorossia, as its working class loathes the whole lot of oligarchs and ultra-nationalists. After the blazing inferno of Odessa and a wanton shooting on the streets of Melitopol the two rebellious provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk took up arms and declared their independence from the Kiev regime.

And then, to top it off, there is the brilliant pewreport blogger, who, on 27 July 2014, headlined “USAID to Help Young Biden: The Burisma File”, and that anonymous person succinctly laid out the use of the U.S. Government to enable the families of some of its top officials to join America’s aristocracy, the billionaire class. It’s something that Trump himself is intimately involved with and exploits, but if America’s national and international police-agencies such as the FBI and CIA are trying (first with Russiagate, and now with Ukrainegate) to replace him by Pence in order to enable another friend of Obama to become installed (like Hillary was supposed to have been) as President and Commander-in-Chief, then this struggle between the agents of America’s Democratic Party billionaires versus those of its Republican Party billionaires could end up having consequences that no one is predicting.

It’s also important to point out here that Zelensky’s predecessor, Poroshenko, was not Obama’s first choice to win the 25 May 2014 Ukrainian election that followed the February 2014 coup and installation of Yatsenyuk to run the country on an interim basis. Yatsenyuk was supposed to run it until that election (after which Yatsenyuk still continued long in office, and Obama pushed as hard as possible for President Poroshenko to continue Prime Minister Yatsenyuk’s policies). Obama’s first choice — and the planned winner — in the 25 May 2014 election, was an intense hater of Russia, Yulia Tymoshenko. Yatsenyuk had actually been her agent. Kolomoysky was perhaps her main financial backer. But she lost the election to Obama’s second choice, Poroshenko. Kolomoysky was enough of a supporter of Tymoshenko so that even after he returned to Ukraine on 16 May 2019 just prior to the latest Presidential election, he backed her even above Zelensky. But above all, he opposed Poroshenko, because Poroshenko had been forced by the main lenders to his Government to fire Kolomoysky as governor of Dnipropetrovsk and to nationalize his bankrupt PrivatBank due to Kolomoysky’s having been looting from Ukraine’s Government too much money via his bank and via his minority ownership of the Government’s gas company. Obama had wanted that money to go toward the war against Donbass, not into Kolomoysky’s pockets. (However, America’s Democratic-Party propaganda ‘non-profit’ Public Radio International gave a positive spin to Obama-team-member Kolomoysky even at the time of his firing by Poroshenko on 28 March 2015, saying of him, “He offered $10,000 bounties for captured pro-Russian insurgents. ‘People understand that this person came here to ensure stability,’ said Stanislav Zholudev, a local political analyst.” The euphemism “captured pro-Russian insurgents” was actually referring to their corpses — Kolomoysky was paying only for their corpses. Maybe for Obama-ites that’s “stability.” Kolomoysky was already paying the nazi Azov Battalion more than that per pro-Russian corpse, and now the Trump Administration wants Kolomoysky to be prosecuted for financial crimes instead of Zlochevsky to be prosecuted, and so Zelensky is being pushed one way by Democrats, and the opposite way by Republicans.) Kolomoysky has many enemies. The main holders of Ukraine’s debt are unknown, but besides Russia which had lent to the pre-coup Government (and were thus trying to get their senior money that’s owing from Ukraine to be paid to Russia before the newer creditors get theirs), they were said to be the IMF, America’s Franklin Templeton Fund, and Blackstone Group, the World Bank, and a group of mainly American billionaires “and private Eurobond holders” who are represented by the law firm of Weil Gotshal & Manges. The U.S. Government and EU countries were also said to be indirectly such holders via their ownership shares in the IMF and World Bank, but also perhaps more directly. (If Trump were a decent President, he’d be publicly pressing for the exact numbers on all of this.) Kolomoysky’s siphonings from Ukraine’s Government were at the expense of all of them. The pressures upon Poroshenko to halt it were mounting. And, so, Kolomoysky was fired; and, now, to the extent that Zelensky has to satisfy Kolomoysky, Zelensky (who publicly said of Kolomoysky “He is my business partner”) needs to resist some of the demands of the U.S. regime and of many other billionaires. Without their continued support, Ukraine’s Government will collapse in the short term instead of only (which is inevitable) in the long term. It’s no longer just a question of the Ukrainian regime’s war against Donbass. The change that Obama wrought is permanent, and Trump dithers back and forth about how to deal with it. He apparently has no strategy on that.

Zelensky might fear that if he complies with Trump’s request, then his own major benefactor, Kolomoysky, could end up in prison somewhere; and Trump might fear that if he presses Zelensky on that (as he did not do but Democrats say he did), then the entire Deep State — not only Democratic Party billionaires, but also now Republican ones — will become Trump’s enemies, and his 2020 re-election chances will therefore go to zero. Consequently: Trump will probably abandon the matter, and the till-now-unsupported and maybe unsupportable mere assumption, that Hunter Biden’s Ukrainian benefactor was Zlochevsky instead of Kolomoysky, will continue to be asserted virtually everywhere throughout the U.S. empire, for as long a time as the matter continues to remain in the ‘news’. Of course, if that turns out to be the case, then Joe Biden will continue to be portrayed in this matter as having been a crusader against corruption in Ukraine, instead of as having been the aspiring founder of yet another billionaire American dynasty.

Basically, the new Russiagate charges to replace Trump by Pence, Ukrainegate (as those charges were presented by the CIA ‘whistleblower’ on August 12th and published on September 26th), represent all of the Democratic Party’s billionaires, and many of the Republican Party’s ones, as well. It’s the pinnacle of the Obama-versus-Trump feud, because it represents the Democratic Party’s position on what was Obama’s top international achievement — his conquest (via a coup) against Ukraine. Trump refuses to condemn Obama’s coup against Ukraine, but if he cared about the truth, he would, and the worst that could happen to him then would be that, for once in his life, he’d be fighting for truth, and not just for himself. Apparently, that’s too big a leap for him to take.

What’s especially pathetic in all of this is that whenever the U.S. Government overthrows and destroys a country, it’s trumpeted as reflecting America’s standing-up for rule-of-law and opposition to corruption, and for support of democracy and protection of human rights; but whenever Russia or a nation that’s friendly toward Russia resists control by the U.S. and its allies, it’s portrayed as being a dictatorship and an opponent of democracy and of human rights. So, go figure.


Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of  CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.

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A significant problem in combatting the Orwellian style of Zionist propaganda from the US et al, is that the masses in many countries of the West in particular, struggle to understand the contextual meaning of words such as ‘Democracy and Truth’ etc in propaganda. To then expect the indoctrinated masses to extrapolate the hidden Orwellian projection by the US government for instance, of the words Democracy and Truth is a step too far in the mental cognition of the masses. i.e Democracy = Tyranny and Truth = Lies. :)

Its rather like accepting the facts that ones spouse has cheated on you. The reaction is often ‘ I just cannot believe that as we both love each other ‘.

It’s just the same with Governments.

AM Hants

A lot more of this story is unbreaking and so I have been on my OCD, repeat, repeat, repeat rants.

Adam Schiff and his reliance on an Ukrainian arm’s dealer, who has also been known to be good to Pelosi. Think he pays her Cryotherapy bill.

Plus, why are these questions not being asked?

Mark Levin CRUSHES Ed Henry and the media’s narrative on Trump’s Ukraine Call… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4_petzzQRM (from Snowglobe) ……………

This video might make you laugh, must admit, I did find myself seriously laughing. Link from Snowglobe.

The President of Ukraine made a funny presentation at a conference… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uUlDiQOsGQ


“Think he pays her Cryotherapy bill.” That must be enough to fund HS2, AM. Serious money :)

AM Hants

Feel sorry for the team that has to raise her from the dead. There again, why do so many exhumed bodies, manage to make it to a polling station and place their voted with Clinton?


‘Democrats ‘ even have commitment from the grave,AM :)


AM Hants

Coming up to Halloween and fancy dress. Does one go as an Exhumed Democrat Supporter?


As long as you remember not to use the OK hand gesture, AM :)

The Libtards now regard it to sit alongside the swastika. A white supremacy meme.

Off with their heads :) White helmets anyone ?

Anyway, AM, there is far too much life in you to ever join the brain dead masses.

Let them eat cake and lots of it, the more sugary the better.

AM Hants

Haha, the same Libtards that are fully supportive of the Ukraine Nazis.

I wonder how they view Michael Jacksons White Glove?

Do believe the only time I have ever used the OK hand gesture, is when articulating when I believe I am talking to some form of w*nker and normally, if I am not in a good mood at the time.


Have you seen this one from Russia, which has cracked me up laughing? So tempted to ask Russia, to send a plane full of Holy Water, over The Temple, and shower it down on the ‘Integrity Initiative’ Building, whilst another plane, laden with Holy Water, showers the contents on Westminster.

Actually, could you imagine an ISIS/White Helmet/Daesh/Al Qaeda Camp in Syria, being hit by 20 tonnes of Holy Water?

Russian Priests Dump 20 Gallons of Holy Water From Airplane to Purge City of Its Sins… https://russia-insider.com/en/christianity/russian-priests-dump-20-gallons-holy-water-airplane-purge-city-its-sins/ri27719


In the case of the White Helmets, Heavy Water would be required , I think ,AM.

AM Hants

I’m Melting! – The Wizard of Oz (7/8) Movie CLIP (1939) HD… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aopdD9Cu-So

Replace Dorothy with Maria Zakharova. The Wicked Witch with any of these. Plus, make sure they know it is 100% the purest Holy Water you can find. Then sit back, munch on the popcorn, whilst enjoying the comedy.

No doubt, it will involve yet another UNSC Emergency Meeting, where they decide ‘Holy Water’ must be a Chemical Weapon of the highest degree.





They were only self identifying as women, Al. In todays world that’s the new normal :)

AM Hants

Igor Kolomoisky, who might look too Jewish to look like a Neo-Nazi, yet the Head of the European Jewish Community, in Ukraine, actually funded the Nazi ‘Azov’ Battalion. Ironically, he is also the President of Ukraine’s mentor, so I guess that is why Zelensky does not wish to give up Biden.


Then you have the fact that Burisma Holdings, along with the Rockefeller Group and Soros ‘Open Society’ set up the Atlantic Council. Must admit, that surprised me.


With regards Trump and the impeachment hysteria, which is only going to get worse, when Washington DC, has a fortnight’s holiday, to celebrate the Jewish Holiday and the media go into hysteria mode, with the story. All staged and planned. However, did they believe that Schiff and his Ukraine Arm’s Dealer links would go unnoticed?


Plus, who is behind the ‘Trump Impeachment Campaign’? Only Alexandra Chalupa, who was behind Russia Gate and worked for Clinton’s Presidential Campaign. Together with coming up with the ‘Prop or Not Black Listed Media List.


How to Finance Your Congressional Campaign with Arms Sales… https://themarketswork.com/2018/03/09/victoria-nuland-alexandra-chalupa-ukrainian-ties-the-steele-dossier/

You might enjoy the article above, including the images that go with it. A lovely image of the DC Ukrainian Mafia Expanded Cybercrime & Kickback Version.


What I found interesting in the ‘How to Finance Your Congessional Campaign With Arm Sales, article, is how Alexandra Chalupa featured in the article. As memories of ‘Prop or Not’ Media Blacklist and her involvement came flooding back.

Which sent me looking for an article on Alexandra Chalupa and her connection with Igor Pasternak. Instead I found a very interesting article, with regards Alexandra Chalupa, which links into Nuland, Kerry and others and not forgetting how ‘Russia Gate’ first came about.

Victoria Nuland, Alexandra Chalupa, Ukrainian Ties & the Steele Dossier March 9, 2018 by Jeff Carlson, CFA

‘…At the center of this plan was Alexandra Chalupa, described by reports as a Ukrainian-American operative “who was consulting for the Democratic National Committee” and reportedly met with Ukrainian officials during the presidential election for the express purpose of exposing alleged ties between then-candidate Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, and Russia.

Chalupa’s actions appear to show that she was simultaneously working on behalf of a foreign government, Ukraine, and on behalf of the DNC and Clinton campaign, in an effort to influence not only the U.S voting population but U.S. government officials.

Aside from the apparent evidence of collusion between the DNC, Clinton campaign, and Ukrainian government, Chalupa’s actions implicate the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA)

Chalupa reportedly worked directly with Ukrainian government officials to benefit Ukraine, lobbying Congress on behalf of Ukraine, and worked to undermine the Trump campaign on behalf of Ukraine and the Clinton campaign…’


AM Hants

How a Ukrainian arms dealer Igor Paternak floated Adam Schiff’s 2013 election to Congress and Paternak’s linkage to Nancy Pelosi Ukrainian influence network in the US


Alexandra Chalupa, who has been campaigning to impeach Trump since 2017 and was involved in setting up Russia Gate.




The corruption in Ukraine and US is so absolute that its difficult to know where to start, AM.

AM Hants

Sadly, the UK are up there with them and with the same characters involved. It was only today, that it suddenly clicked that those behind taking down the Soviet Union and working with Yeltsin, to fleece Russia, are the same crowd running things in the UK, US and Ukraine, today. The one’s that President Putin sent to a life of exile, who have now set up base in Ukraine, running the same pillaging script.


The pillagers are just victims though ,AM.

They deserve to have other peoples assets, it’s Gods will apparently :)

AM Hants

In my day, they were called thieves and it was Lucifer’s Law. Then along came Common Purpose and changed all the rules haha.


I have a vision of you as Trumps next information adviser, AM. Your knowledge is Legion and accurate to boot.

Well done gall :)

AM Hants

Haha, I have no desire to swim in a very toxic swamp. However, thank you for the compliment.

Tiresia Branding

Can the Middle East Survive With Israel Gone? https://journal-neo.org/2019/09/29/can-the-middle-east-survive-with-israel-gone/

Jens Holm

They will be 1001 arabic nights as if Allah didnt made light for all crearing the world.

AM Hants

I read the article, but, not forgetting Israel was only created in 1947, what put me off, was his focus on the Russian Jews in Israel. I do believe he meant the Khazarians, who loath Russia. Those that started out as a Nomadic Turkic Tribe, who adopted Judaism, Christianity and Islam, whilst learning Hebrew. They have no semetic DNA, yet, try to highjack the biblical Jewish faith, amongst others.

Saudi Arabia, being powerful in the ME, I am not sure I could buy that one, owing to them having the most expensive military in the Middle East, but, it is run by morons. Why were the oil fields so easily hit, is a prime example.

I do like the neo-org articles and do believe the Middle East managed to survive centuries, without Israel and perhaps, can live in peace if Israel no longer existed.

Jens Holm

Jews run every thing, where I am :)

Sypport them. they already has Gaza, Goland and Westbank:)

AM Hants

Khazarians, run most things, covertly. They also have zero semetic DNA.


I read that Biden denies knowing that his son was involved in any of this. Few people believe him.

Jens Holm

You dont know what most people believe or not.



– Young adults less likely than older people to have a favorable view of the Israeli government –



Yup, the ancient Rome, they know and utelized few rules of thumbs, like above the clouds the sun is always shining, etc, day follows night, certantis, of course, and then in the rest, uh…. daily lifes comotions, there are even fewer rules of thumbs, one of the majore one, is Cui Bono, translated correctly to, to whom it benefits, and to be equalled with Follow the Money. So, I read something similare year ago, about the olgarcs, and now we know whom they are, nice catch, and I think this says what needs to be said.

AND; this, isnt an surpirce, not that Trump Dha Cimp didnt do anything wrong, in fact as an President He can do this, and other things, to ask for investigation isnt anyway doing something iligale, the thing is, the iligale, is the people refusing to do something, and hided the rest, like this rotten Joker in the land of Orcs. To be frank, I have no symphaty with the Ukrainians any more then the Saudi-barbarians, people whom are idiots gets what they deserve, not that the gap is that big compared to Liberal/Globalist dumps like the collection of the nations known as the NorDicks, but they Ukrainians mentality, was what made their starting point much further down the ladder, and they never got up from the bottom of the barrel, and ended up like an nations of corrupted morons, lead by criminals, and now, whats left, prostitutes and pety thiefs.

Of course, not everybody, those few Ukrainians I do know about are good people, nothing wrong with them, but the truth is, not the same when it comes to Ukraina per see. Yeah, thats how it goes when we cant talk about the real problem, the ultimate scums, the scums whom runs this earth, etc, and if you do, you are attacked from every side, and yet, when its glearingly obvios as in this case, the denile is stil stuck, deep into europeans phsyce.


AM Hants

A Ukrainian Journalist Visited the DPR… https://www.stalkerzone.org/a-ukrainian-journalist-visited-the-dpr/

it would be interesting for a journalist, to compare Donetsk and Lugansk, with another part of Eastern Ukraine, under the control of Kiev.

AM Hants

Looks like Ukraine is having a bad couple of weeks.

Dutch Lawmakers Require Probe Into Ukraine’s Role in MH17 Crash… https://sputniknews.com/world/201910021076942419-dutch-lawmakers-require-probe-into-ukraines-role-in-mh17-crash/


Why did Igor Kolomoisky apologise for taking down the wrong plane?

Kolomoysky: Sorry about the MH17 – but it is a trifle – ENG SUBS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrfKZUttEwE


Kolomoisky, Zelensky’s mentor. Kolomoisky who controlled Privat Bank, which owned Burisma. Both Burisma Holdings and Privat Bank were registered in Cyprus. Burisma Holdings, which gave Biden and Son Enterprises a helping hand, when ‘Boy Biden’ needed work, together with the stepson of John Kerry. Burisma Holdings, who together with the Soros Open Society Foundation, Google, Rockefeller Group and the US State Department (remember in 2014 the Obama led the Dems, and was President of the US), set up the Primary NATO Think Tank, the Atlantic Council.

Strange how two members of the Jewish faith, who aligned with the Nazis, were involved in setting up the NATO Think Tank, known as the Atlantic Council.

Didn’t the NATO exercise Breeze, end on 17 July 2014? Wasn’t it based on air communications and testing out the Aegis system, over in the Black Sea?

I wonder what Obama said to President Putin, when President Putin was flying over Switzerland and changed his flight path, on the 17 July 2014?

So many questions and so few answers. One day, hopefully in the not too distant future, we will all find out the truth.

AM Hants

Has anybody seen this?

Dutch Lawmakers Require Probe Into Ukraine’s Role in MH17 Crash… https://sputniknews.com/world/201910021076942419-dutch-lawmakers-require-probe-into-ukraines-role-in-mh17-crash/

AM Hants

Home goal time for Ukraine, over at the ECHR. There again, who runs and controls the European Court of Human Rights? Not another Soros controlled outfit, is it?

FLORES: Will The ECHR Determine That Russia Occupies Crimea? Ukraine’s Bungled Attempt Stands To Massively Backfire… https://www.fort-russ.com/2019/10/flores-will-the-echr-determine-that-russia-occupies-crimea-ukraines-bungled-attempt-stands-to-massively-backfire/


The Atlantic Council, the primary NATO Think Tank, which was set up by Burisma Holdings, Soros ‘Open Society’, Google, US State Department and the Rockefeller Group. A ‘think tank’ of tax payer, funded nobodies, who believe they can dictate international law, despite having no understanding of international law.

Let us look at Burisma Holdings, and was it not originally set up by Leonid Kuchma, who used to be the President of Ukraine, during the time of the first Orange Revolution. The father-in-law of Victor Punchuk, who just happened to donate over $25 million to the Clinton Foundation. Who runs the Yalta, but, not in Crimea, Russia, summits. Then it ended up as part of the Privat Group, under Igor Kolomoisky, the mentor of Zelensky and who gave a job in Burisma to the son of the Vice President of the US and the step-son of the US Secretary of State, back in 2014.

Then you have the slight problem, that Russia and Ukraine have never ratified their borders, in accordance with International Law, since the fall of the Soviet Union, back in 1991. So surely that means legally the borders are back to pre-1917 state? Not forgetting, how Ukraine was given Crimea, was illegal in the first place. Which is the reason that Ukraine could not join NATO, back in 1997. Even the UN have confirmed the fact.

The UK, used self determination/will of the people, for the BREXIT, Scottish and Falkland Islands referendums. Did they complain about whether the people had a right to a say?

NATO used self determination/will of the people, to justify their invasion of Kosovo.

The US used self determination/will of the people, to gain independence from Great Britain on 4 July 1776.

The Crimean Tatars, over in the OSCE Summit, were happily stating how life was much better for them since returning home to Russia. How did Stalin treat the Tatars, when a percentage sided with Adolf in the 40s? How did Krushchev, the leader of the Soviet Union, when Ukraine annexed Crimea, back in 1954 treat the Tatars? How did Ukraine, following the fall of the Soviet Union, back in 1991 treat the Tatars? How has Russia treated the Tatars, since their rehabilitation, following the majority voting to return home to Russia? Tatar is one of three official languages used in Ukraine, post March 2014. The Tatars are now allowed to vote, own their own property and be fully fledged citizens of Crimea. Under Ukraine rule, they had no water, no sewage systems, no electricity and were treated like, well how would you describe it?

Not long before Russia turns off the gas and will Ukraine believe they did the right thing, with siding with Soros?

AM Hants

So how is Biden’s rat, going to work, if Ukraine wants to get on the good side of Trump?

Arseniy Yatsenyuk May Become the First Deputy Prime Minister in Ukraine’s New Government…https://www.stalkerzone.org/arseniy-yatsenyuk-may-become-the-first-deputy-prime-minister-in-ukraines-new-government/

Mark Walter Evans

The shit is deep.

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