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    smiley7, joe shikspack, native

    I read in a German Spiegel article that the Russian parliament is discussing an initiative to create "private armies" by building private security firms similar to the US Blackwater one (now called Academi).

    The Russians want to decide on that this fall and will get assuredly the support from the Kremlin. Putin considers these private armies as "helpful" in conflicts where Russian national interests need to be protected and acted upon without the state getting involved in direct interventions. So, for interventions they want to keep secret. Sounds familiar...

    Members of those private armies are drawn from the elite military units FSB Russian internal security and counterintelligence - Speznas", which provided among others security during the Olympics in Shotzni. They will be supervised by the Russian internal security and counterintelligence agency FSB.

    The sponsors of that legislative proposal say that the West supports the Ukrainian army with "private security firms" in the fight against pro-Russian separatists, therefore Russia must counter with same tactics. The Russian private armies could be deployed not only in Ukraine but also in other regions. Moscow follows hereby the US example.

    May be there will be an English translation available in a couple of days.

    Now we get the blood hounds and the mobs deployed against each other on both sides, they include on both sides anti-semites and what we would call right-wing neo-nazis.

    How "uplifting".

    Unbelievable what is happening. And unbearable soon.

    We know a hell of a lot, but we understand very little. Manfred Max-Neef

    by mimi on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 09:08:32 PM PDT

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