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Amazing news over the week-end: President Lukashenko has declared that Biden gave the order to kill him in a coup organized by the CIA. Now, we all know that Lukashenko says all sorts of things, many of them false or plain silly. Except that the Russian FSB has confirmed it all! According to the Russians, a joint operation of the (Bielorussian) KGB and the Russian FSB has uncovered the plot early on and the Russians monitored the full operation until they had enough evidence to arrest all the plotters.

So far so good. But it gets better!

Unlike the US/UK and others, the Russian FSB did not say that they were “confident” that it was “highly likely” that this operation took place. They released all the footage of a meeting of the plotters in Moscow which confirms it all (I don’t have the time to translate that footage, but I am confident that somebody will – if you come across an English language translation, please post it in the comments section below!).

One not familiar with such operations might be baffled over why this meeting took place in Moscow and not in Warsaw or Riga. There are several reasons for that:

  • There is a practically open border between Belarus and Russia, which are “ally states”, and there is nothing easier for the (supposed) Bielorussian traitors (from the military) to jump in a car and get to Moscow.
  • Using Warsaw or Riga would dramatically reduce what the CIA calls “plausible deniability” for the US and NATO.
  • Yes, meeting in Moscow was still stupid, but no more stupid than the failed US coup to do to Maduro when the US did exactly what they tried to do to Lukashenko. The fact that both operations failed is par for the course for the (mostly clueless) CIA.
  • The main plotter is a double national Bielorussian and US American and for him to move to Minsk for that meeting would be very dangerous.
  • Last, but not least, the Bielorussian KGB operates in a very tightly controlled Bielorussian society whereas Russian is an open and liberal society, so one could have (mistakenly) thought that a meeting in Moscow would have been a better idea.

Interesting story, no?

But it gets even better!

As soon as the accusation of a CIA plan to murder Lukashenko in a coup came out, they did what they always do: denied it against all evidence and created a huge distraction: the US colony known as the “Czech Republic” declared that the explosion of a weapons depot in the Czech Republic in 2014 was a Russian sabotage involving… … wait for it… … drum roll…. the very same Petrov and Boshirov whom the UK accused of poisoning the Skripals!

Friends, the Czechs released this story withing ONE HOUR of the Bielorussian news! One hour, seriously!

The Czechs immediately expelled 18 Russian diplomats and the Russian reciprocated by expelling 20 Czech diplomats leaving only 5 in Moscow. So if we use the English expression about the “shitting hitting the fan”, then it would also be fair to refer to the Czechs as “shit shields” for the Empire 🙂

By the way, the official Czech investigation in 2014 concluded that the explosion was caused by negligence, not sabotage but, really, who cares? After all, look at these accusations, all as unproven and as silly as this one: (partial list in no special order)

  • Russian invaded the Donbass
  • Russia shot down MH-17
  • Russia tried to poison the Skripals
  • Russia tried to poison Litvenenko
  • Russia tried to poison Navalnyi
  • Russia murdered Boris Nemtsov
  • Russia murdered Politkovskaia
  • Russia tried to poison Yushchenko
  • Russia interfered in two US elections
  • Russia hacked the DNC computers
  • Russia paid Afghans to kill US soliders
  • The Russian shot down the aircraft of the Polish president over Smolensk
  • The Russian tried to organize a coup in Montenegro

To repeat, none, NONE of these accusations were ever proven or even substantiated. ALL of these accusations are solely based on the putatively undeniable credibility of the western special services.

And, of course, the western “Russia experts” all fully endorsed this nonsense (hey, that is what these so-called “experts” are paid to do; as somebody who once was a member of the IISS, I know these “experts” and their “expertise” well enough – I even resigned from the IISS in protest over its total subservience to US anti-Russian narratives).

And people who call themselves “democrats” and people capable of critical thought buy all this shit with no doubts whatsoever, none. They don’t even see how pathetic and clueless they really are…

So the Czechs (and their US masters) are running a well rehearsed and “safe” track because they all know that the western audience is fully accustomed to hear the following:

“We accuse Russia of X, we say that our special services have evidence, but we won’t present any; as for the western media, they will, of course, trust the western special services, because they are “democratic” and, therefore, “trustworthy”.

Another trick, which the Czechs used in this case, is this: on the first day announce urbi et orbi that “we will soon release all the incontrovertible evidence we have” and then simply declare it classified because it is important not to show the Russians the evidence of their own, putatively Russian, operation. As for the western press, they, of course, simply forget about that an go onto the the next Russia bashing story.

It is simple, but with the kind of sheep the western regimes deal with, it is also effective.

Finally, when truly desperate, you can count on the MI6 run Bellincat to get their “evidence”, I kid you not, from the social media on the Internet.

And, again, the western sheep “eat it all up”, with appetite and gusto! Sic transit gloria mundi indeed!

Still, accusing the self same two putative GRU agents Petrov and Boshirov shows how desperate the Czechs were too cook up some story literally overnight. Now they look stupid beyond any conceivable explanations for such a massive and, frankly, hilarious faceplant.

Will the people of the Czech Republic now revolt in outrage against the sheer idiocy of their leaders? Nah, of course not. After all, we are living in a post-truth (and, I would argue, post-logical) world where the only thing which matters is to follow the SS motto of “my honor is fidelity” and blind obedience to the masters of the day.

What about the US in all this? Would “Biden” really be crazy enough to try to murder a foreign leader?

Well, as I like to say, past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior, right? How many foreign leaders has the CIA actually murdered and how many did she only try, and fail, to murder? (Note: somebody ought to compare the number of foreign leaders murdered by the US and the USSR. I am sure that the comparison would be both shocking and very telling). How about the official (White House admitted) murder of General Soleimani? Was that operation not far more dangerous than to use locals to try to assassinate a weakened and embattled leader like Lukashenko?

So, you tell me: true story of “Russian disinformation”?

PS: in case you wonder, the Russians are laughing hysterically and scratching their heads wondering what in the world happened to a once civilized western society.

PPS: by the way, the Russian FSB also arrested the Ukie consul in Saint Petersburg at the moment when he was receiving classified information from what he thought was an agent. He will be expelled. It was a great week end for the FSB – there will be lost of medals handed out for this good work.

UPDATE1: Maria Zakharova, the Foreign Ministry’s chief spokeswoman has now officially confirmed it all on Russian TV.

UPDATE2: The Kremlin just confirmed the Putin and Biden discussed this topic during their telephone conference.

UPDATE3: Got to love the western media, not a word about the coup, all about the Czech fairy tale.

(Republished from The Vineyard of the Saker by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. El Dato says:

    The inclusion of Petrov and Boshirov is so bizarre that the I think the Czechs are just signalling loudly that someone makes them put out this story, but please to not take it seriously.

    As any fule know, Petrov and Boshirov were sent to meet Skripal for unknown reasons, not to kill him. Now the Infernal Clouseau Duo are found tasked to rig munitions “belonging to Bulgarian arms dealer”?

    RT.com sort-of/kind-of explains:

    Czech PM says Russia did NOT attack Czechia, alleged blowing up of munition depot was ‘not act of state terrorism’

    “It was not an act of state terrorism, which means that Russia did not attack the Czech Republic,” Babis said on Monday. “Once again – it was not an act of state terrorism, it was an attack on goods belonging to a Bulgarian arms dealer.”

    You can practically hear the drops of sweat.

    He maintained, however, that the presence of ‘GRU’ agents in Czechia is “absolutely unacceptable” and that they “messed up” the alleged attack.

    What?

    The current theory held by the Czech police was that the weapons, owned by a Bulgarian arms dealer, were rigged to explode once they were delivered to a buyer in a third country, but there was still “sufficient evidence” to believe Moscow’s spies were behind it, Interior Minister Jan Hamacek told Ceske Noviny on Sunday.

    Two people died in the first of the two explosions at Vrbetice, in October 2014. Another blast took place at the depot in December that year. The munitions affected were owned by a Bulgarian arms dealer, and their final destination was rumored to be Ukraine or Syria. ‘GRU’ is the Cold War-era name of Russian military intelligence, which was changed to GU in 2010.

    Czechia has now accused Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov – said by Bellingcat to be the culprits for the alleged poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the UK – of masterminding the Vrbetice blasts as well. Moscow has denied the allegations and, in response, ordered 20 Czech diplomats to leave Russia.

  2. I guess now we’ll have to go back and re-examine all the accusations against the two alleged Russian-like spies Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale by Rocky and Bullwinkle.

    According to the Doomsday Clock it’s 100 Seconds to Midnight. Maybe that’s a good thing. That way all those evil elites can eliminate all those pesky humans that stand in the way of their Satanic dystopia.

    Makes me wish I had emigrated to Uruguay 10 years ago.

  3. Mr. L says:

    “Another trick, which the Czechs used in this case, is this: on the first day announce urbi et orbi that “we will soon release all the incontrovertible evidence we have” and then simply declare it classified because it is important not to show the Russians the evidence of their own, putatively Russian, operation”

    the minister of the interior of czechia, Jan Hamáček has stated precisely this. That it will propably be “dangerous” to reveal the evidence. I’m willing to bet it will not be revealed.
    Also, the “suspects” must have been known to the czech security services since at least 2018, since they were supposedly informed of them by an email from Tajikistan (that actually cam from Russia). Also the chief of ÚOOZ, the police unit charged with the investigation at the time has said they had no evidence that Russia was implicated at the time. This is coming purely from BIS, the security service. The chief of the BIS is highly anti-russian and pro-western (to the point that he claimed the czech history curriculum is pro-russian, which is completely absurd by any metric and was mocked by czech historians).
    Another interesting piece of information – the prime minister was informed of the possibilty only 9. april and only in friday did he recieve the official report.
    I highly suspect that this came from US security services which gave the czech security services the nudge to come up with some way to escalate the situation in Ukraine. Just speculation though. Although I don’t think it has anything to do with Belarus, since BIS first informed our prime minister rougly 10 days ago.

  4. I am consistently wondering what motivates an author to write for the general public. What motivates intelligence services to announce, denounce, some operations and results. What “rectal extraction” or to put it decently “stool analysis” of media actors (authors, talking heads, journalists, “book” writers(the worst of sorts, the Harari’s of this world), the five thousand words, and within a deadline artisans into a career option.

    Sedation resulted not, does it be the only drug that does not create dependency, and allows for the safest of careers, no physical risks involved? Can any-one suggest the overhead is worth the result obtained (the elites matter and manner of obsession with their proper definition of “efficiency”, or derivatives versus net benefit?

    To give these paragraphs context, see the recent article –Bumbling Towards the Biosingularity Or, the Accidental Biopolitics of the Culture Wars
    —Guillaume Durocher as a hint?

    • Replies: @James J O'Meara
  5. Bringing in Petrov and Boshirov looks like a passive-aggressive protest from some of the Czechs tasked to concoct an official untruth.

    • Agree: Cortes, El Dato
  6. neutral says:

    That the CIA is evil is a given, has it also become stupid however? With a lot of affirmative action hires and a lot ideological conforming SJWs working there, the place could have dumbed down a lot if this new staff have been given important positions. As much as I detest the CIA, if it really has become stupider with time that makes things so much more dangerous for the world.

  7. GeeBee says:

    ‘As any fule kno’ (slightly to correct the authentic spelling of Nigel Molesworth) leads logically on to the ineluctable fact that we Brits are all, as Molesworth himself would put it, back in the jug agane.

    (I take it as obvious that your familiarity with Molesworth means that you are English.)

  8. The Saker’s contradictory bullshit strikes again, stinking as ever. Criticising Czechs with a reference to SS morals while considering the Rothschild neocolony in Palestine a “Russian-speaking country” and that’s why Putin “can’t do anything about it in Syria.”

    EUkraine in 2014 made it quite clear that Minsk was next, so what do they do in the Kremlin? That’s right, Nordstream2, that’ll show them!

    Putin’s terrorist Ziocorporate globalist business partners were organising protests in Moscow in 2011 while thanks to a Russian/Chinese UNSC vote Libya was being handed over by NATO to ISIS and Syria began to burn. And then the Saker asks this pearl of a question:

    Did The US Just Try To Murder Lukashenko?

    Take a wild guess there.

    • Agree: byrresheim
    • Troll: Carlo
    • Replies: @El Dato
  9. Seraphim says:

    More surprising is the admission that the arms were destined to Ukraine or Syria (certainly not for Donbass of for Assad), to kill Russians in other words. So, it might be that the Russians sent a message to the Czechs.

  10. Why am I reminded of this?

    • Replies: @El Dato
  11. Rich says:

    The quality of leadership in the West has deteriorated beyond belief. Between nepotism, affirmative action and kleptocrats, we’ve sunk to new lows. Kids playing with the toys their fathers gave them, that they have no idea how to use.

  12. El Dato says:
    @shylockcracy

    to follow the SS motto of “my honor is fidelity” and blind obedience to the masters of the day.

    Well there is nothing wrong with “Meine Ehre heisst Treue” except that it excites the Russian anti-Nazi fetish and that Himmler liked this particular slogan and it can be found on really tacky daggers.

    In fact, that same motto is used in many places and is of course completely equivalent to “Semper Fidelis” and other similar mottos from various military orgs.

    “De ton gré, tu t’es engagé à servir avec Honneur et Fidélité” etc. etc.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meine_Ehre_hei%C3%9Ft_Treue

  13. https://www.rt.com/russia/498791-belarus-lukashenko-assault-rifle/

    We need to start a ‘Pmags for Luka’ Gofundme.
    Belarus appears to make a Colt clone that is set up with a can, which would be even sweeter.

    https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/02/15/belarus-unveils-new-mystery-hybrid-akar/

  14. @PetrOldSack

    “Sedation resulted not, does it be the only drug that does not create dependency, and allows for the safest of careers, no physical risks involved?”

    Does it be? I does it know, but let us know when you come down.

    • Replies: @PetrOldSack
  15. @El Dato

    Speaking of mottos, Gore Vidal, who was born at West Point, liked to point out that the tag from MacArthur’s address to the corps: Duty, Honor, Country — put the USA in dead last.

  16. Saker, that term is “shit hitting the fan”. At least the original expression was not meant to capture the act of shitting as much as what happens when shit does hit a spinning fan that scatters the shit all over the room the fan was meant to ventilate. I do not know any foreign languages and you obviously do, so I am delighted to offer my meager assistance.

    • Replies: @Anon
  17. @El Dato

    … except that it excites the Russian anti-Nazi fetish …

    make that anti-German fetish. The sad thing about this is that it is mirrored by an equally stupid anti-Russian fetish in Germany. Which state is exactly what the doctor prescribed for the Free West™.

    • Replies: @Anon
  18. @James J O'Meara

    Thank you. Nothing that an extra verb, some closing brackets cannot solve. Time is a precious… Th e repetitiveness of “I told you so” is rather not worth spending a tick of the clock… let us know when the kite is up! Why unz? daring question, the tricks are not innate to unz.com, it is a globalized phenomenon, taking the “consumer”(should we call him reader), and his gaudy consent for a ride to where risk is spelled is sensurround. If in The Heavens, there is a financialized societal systemic, journalists will flip burgers for a living.

  19. Are you normal ?! Just because Montenegro’s ruling party lost a democratically held election, you say Russia has staged a coup. Are you OK?! Yes, it is clear to me that you do not like the fact that your puppet Djukanovic, to whom you offered millions in 1991 to bring Montenegro out of Yugoslavia, lost this parliamentary election. Such is life, get used to it. And yes, you really have to be very illiterate and stupid to think that Russia has invaded Donbass. Quite dumb. And the list of “Russian” crimes is too short. Tell us about how the Americans created ISIS in the Levant, how they support former Syrian Al-Qaeda rebels like Jabhat al-Nusra and Tahrir al-Sham, show us, let’s see. Oh, I forgot that in your democratic country, it’s forbidden to show such things …

  20. Anon[654] • Disclaimer says:
    @David Parker

    Yeah, but it’s funnier and endearing when foreigners scramble our sayings like this. Keep it up Saker, it makes us all smile!

  21. Anon[654] • Disclaimer says:
    @byrresheim

    I find the anti-Nazi stuff dreary as well, I hadn’t noticed it become anti-German though. But no one is perfect, the Nazis did run a bit wild in Russia, if that is not an understatement, you see where he is coming from. In my view the Nazis had no choice, as were on the verge of a Soviet invasion, and they’d have done the Russian masses a massive favour kicking out the sadistic, Satanic Jews. Yes, there was much anti-Slav stuff from Hitler, much more so from thugs he had no control over, but if you read his speech after the successful invasion of Poland, he specifically compliments the Polish fighting man, while mocking the Polish Generals & leaders as specifically “Polish”(i.e. garbage).
    Even here in Scotland, the insane things you hear from normal people about the English is baffling, and we’ve shared a language, nation, Queen, Empire, war, tears & glory with them for 300 years!
    It’s obviously just part of the human condition to not “hate” on your neighbour/rivals, but simply dislike them, Who cares? If we are all adults and act honourably and with basic common sense, it really shouldn’t make much more of a difference than disliking dogs, or ginger hair, or the rain. WHO CARES? This pathetic, beta-male, hyper-sensitivity to this stuff is not logical.
    It never mattered much in the past, Europeans were ALWAYS allying one year, killing each other the next. What has changed it, is the Jewish poison of turning a slight dislike of another ethnicity into the greatest moral sin on planet earth, and they cause this pure insane mania in the people simply to protect their own selfish hides, because no one likes them. Hence, make not liking others a crime. Now an actual legal crime where I live.
    Saker asks, what the Hell has happened to the West? well, to be blunt, the Jews happened. They took over your nation in a flash and proceeded to enact a mass killing. They stealthily infiltrated our nations and have have made us all bonkers.
    To whom the Gods wish to destroy, they first make mad. Was that Kipling? Or some Greek? True, either way. I don’t know what we did to upset God, killing 50 million innocent unborn as a moral act probably has something to do with it though.

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