The Farce Is Complete: Joe Biden's Son Joins Board Of Largest Ukraine Gas Producer

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The farce is complete...

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. On his new appointment, he commented: “Burisma’s track record of innovations and industry leadership in the field of natural gas means that it can be a strong driver of a strong economy in Ukraine. As a new member of the Board, I believe that my assistance in consulting the Company on matters of transparency, corporate governance and responsibility, international expansion and other priorities will contribute to the economy and benefit the people of Ukraine.”

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Burisma Holdings, Mr. Alan Apter, noted: “The company’s strategy is aimed at the strongest concentration of professional staff and the introduction of best corporate practices, and we’re delighted that Mr. Biden is joining us to help us achieve these goals.”

R. Hunter Biden is a counsel to Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, a national law firm based in New York, USA, which served in cases including “Bush vs. Gore”, and “U.S. vs. Microsoft”. He is one of the co-founders and a managing partner of the investment advisory company Rosemont Seneca Partners, as well as chairman of the board of Rosemont Seneca Advisors. He is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s Masters Program in the School of Foreign Service.

Mr. Biden has experience in public service and foreign policy. He is a director for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, The Center for National Policy, and the Chairman’s Advisory Board for the National Democratic Institute. Having served as a Senior Vice President at MBNA bank, former U.S. President Bill Clinton appointed him an Executive Director of E-Commerce Policy Coordination under Secretary of Commerce William Daley. Mr. Biden served as Honorary Co-Chair of the 2008 Obama-Biden Inaugural Committee.

Mr. Biden is a member of the bar in the State of Connecticut, and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Court of Federal Claims. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

R. Hunter Biden is also a well-known public figure. He is chairman of the Board of the World Food Programme U.S.A., together with the world’s largest humanitarian organization, the United Nations World Food Programme. In this capacity he offers assistance to the poor in developing countries, fighting hunger and poverty, and helping to provide food and education to 300 million malnourished children around the world.

Company Background:
Burisma Holdings is a privately owned oil and gas company with assets in Ukraine and operating in the energy market since 2002. To date, the company holds a portfolio with permits to develop fields in the Dnieper-Donets, the Carpathian and the Azov-Kuban basins. In 2013, the daily gas production grew steadily and at year-end amounted to 11.6 thousand BOE (barrels of oil equivalent – incl. gas, condensate and crude oil), or 1.8 million m3 of natural gas. The company sells these volumes in the domestic market through traders, as well as directly to final consumers.

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Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:35 | 4754316 MountainsRoam
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Unbelievable, but not really haha

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:39 | 4754332 Millivanilli
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WAR IS A RACKET.

 

Can we just say the truth.   Most politicians, corporate heads, and military leaders are pure fucking PSYCHOPATHS.  

 

Revolution is our birthright.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:39 | 4754344 SoberOne
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Full retard. 

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:41 | 4754350 cifo
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I don't see the farce. This is real shit.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:44 | 4754365 Manthong
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:45 | 4754373 Looney
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Biden Jr. will teach’em how to “fire the shotgun through the door”… every door! ;-)

Looney

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:46 | 4754383 Manthong
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:48 | 4754394 fonestar
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fonestar woke up and noticed that Bitcoin was $432 today?  What?  Thought you guys said it was dead?  What's your excuse this time morons?

 

https://btc-e.com/

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:53 | 4754428 Keyser
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Quite a bit down from it's highs of $1000+, init? So how much have you lost, moron

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:58 | 4754445 fonestar
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Been in this game since $16 and it's documented here stupid fuck.

One BTC is buying 2/3 a roll of silver maples.  Yeah, reality sucks eh?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 09:59 | 4754462 Latina Lover
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All wars are bankster wars.   Good luck drilling in the Donetsk and Azov region, LOL.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:00 | 4754471 kliguy38
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hehehhhe this even exceeds my puke govenor

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:04 | 4754489 smithcreek
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People that don't have enough facial hair to grow a beard should give it up.  Looks almost as bad as a comb-over.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:15 | 4754533 SoberOne
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Scrolled up to look... you're right. Looks like some roadkill on his face. Then I glanced in the mirror and smiled at my awesome blackbeard!

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:23 | 4754582 MillionDollarBonus_
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I have no doubt this will prove to be a wise decision in years to come. Just reading from his bio here on Wikipedia I can immediately gage that he is a true patriot with a strong moral compass. Biden began his career by doing charity work with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, and shortly after co-founded a hedge fund with his uncle James Biden and Robert Allen Stanford, a controversial but experienced financier. After a successful career in finance, Biden was appointed by none other than President Bill Clinton to oversee the economy in the Department of Commerce. I wish Mr Biden the best of luck in his new endeavor and hope that this appointment will further strengthen America’s relationship with Ukraine. 

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:24 | 4754594 Triggernometry
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I really need to start slicking my hair back a la full asshole.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:09 | 4755231 MeMadMax
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He looks just like that ball of hair that results from me shaving...... certain areas of my body, in the shower... you know,  how it all collects on top of the drain into one big furby looking black ball...

 

^.^

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:19 | 4755280 Pinto Currency
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With petrogold in play, Joe would want inside info on their deliberations.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:39 | 4755352 ParkAveFlasher
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You can't just assassinate Joe Biden's son.  The West is such a bitch begging to be slapped. We (use the term loosely) couldn't send an underling, or better man, or loyal dispatch?  No one but the VP's son himself.  There is no one else in DC who would take this on?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 13:31 | 4755598 economics9698
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Thanks MDB I needed a good laugh,

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 14:06 | 4755753 Son of Loki
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Technically speaking, is this classified as a "Gangbang" or a "Circle Jerk?"

Inquiring minds want to know.

 

 

 

[BTW, the Flag Lapel pin is a nice touch.]

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 14:15 | 4755761 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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Another politician's spawn who thinks he's God's gift to the USSA. Another brat out to "prove" he can accomplish great things without his father, yet uses all his father's connections to do so. How unique.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:12 | 4756013 CrimsonAvenger
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Born on third base, thinks he hit a triple.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 17:35 | 4756544 MillionDollarBoner_
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Someone is gonna SHOOT HIM IN THE FACE!!!!

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 17:52 | 4756606 Jendrzejczyk
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 19:12 | 4756926 bigkahuna
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This is gonna look good...

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 21:58 | 4757485 Mistress Raindrop
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Let them eat cake.  What's a bitch to do?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 14:13 | 4755777 sleigher
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 by doing charity work with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps

 

Talk about a good laugh...

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:24 | 4756048 Jethro
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Doing service for the Jesuits sounds pretty dicey at best.  Is that another definition of "catamite".

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 17:36 | 4756548 MillionDollarBoner_
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Like I said:

Someone is gonna SHOOT HIM IN THE FACE!!!

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 01:47 | 4757957 Squid-puppets a...
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not even that could wipe off the mad cocaine grin depicted in that photo

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:34 | 4754643 chapaev's ghost
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There must be a sarc tag on your post- I just can't find it. But I was thinking, "Yep, ol' Biden... here comes the Jesuit arm of the NWO", and sure enough, you confirmed it.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:41 | 4754678 Overfed
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Read every MDB post as if it were being said in the most sarcastic manner possible. Then it all makes sense.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:51 | 4754742 Ralph Spoilsport
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We need moar MDB posts these days. Comedy gold.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00 | 4754808 old naughty
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Gekko is "on board".

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:26 | 4755309 TheLooza
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You bring a power beard to the table, you're gonna get a good job.  It's as simple as that.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 17:32 | 4756533 jmcadg
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I've got to admit, for a long time I thought MDB was a genuine tosspot. But this post makes me realise my mistake. This is comedy genius. Well done MDB. Maybe you are a funny cunt.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:50 | 4754737 TheFourthStooge-ing
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MDB said:

I have no doubt this will prove to be a wise decision in years to come. Just reading from his bio here on Wikipedia I can immediately gage that he is a true patriot with a strong moral compass.

It is good to see an accredited point of view being expressed on this matter. Young Mr. Biden's Ivory League schooling and accomplished CV establish him as an expert in multiple fields. As we all know, when dealing with complex issues, the best possible advice to follow is the advice of recognized, accredited experts.

Mr. Biden's appointment virtually assures a prosperous future for all of the people of the Ukraine. Such a wise choice will enhance America's reputation of fairness, transparency, and justice in all matters of foreign policy. This truly is a new American century.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:56 | 4754776 Ralph Spoilsport
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Hunter Biden will prove that an apple never falls too far from the tree and that you can compare apples and oranges since they are both fruits that grow on trees.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:16 | 4756278 Pairadimes
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What does the 'R' in his name stand for? Rectum? Rodham?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 17:37 | 4756554 bonderøven-farm ass
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The Hill is infested with fucking parasites.  

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:17 | 4754919 crazzziecanuck
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It's been a long time since what you know that got you a job.  It's not even a matter of who you know either.

It's a matter of who you blow.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:02 | 4755196 Himins
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Don't waste your money on Genetic Mapping

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 13:31 | 4755595 BorisTheBlade
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Well done MDB. Cracked me up, sheer brilliance of cynical distrortion in a perverted world of corporates where brilliance defined by the merit of being sons and daughters of the right people is otherwise quite sad if taken seriously.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 13:45 | 4755660 quasimodo
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Gauge dumbass, at least learn how to spelt properlly if you need to post all this drivel.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 14:05 | 4755746 Okienomics
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Referencing Allen Stanford as "a controversial but experience financier" is pure poetry, Mr. Bonus, pure poetry.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:15 | 4756020 Memedada
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Is it satire? Then it would be somewhat clever...

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:50 | 4756399 Blano
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Damn MDB I was laughing before i got to the end.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 19:41 | 4757045 Dogface
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Where the Fuck did they find this drunk, and mug shot after 3 days detox with the nice erm teeth holder in place

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:02 | 4754478 jbvtme
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hunter gets the gas contract. who gets the heroin concession?

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