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Ukraine Says Gas Pipeline Explosion "Probably Terrorist Attack"

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Just minutes after claiming the 'explosion' at "The Brotherhood" pipeline in Ukraine was not an explosion but a 'fire', Ukraine's interior minister Arsen Avakov has stated that:

  • *UKRAINE SAYS GAS PIPELINE EXPLOSION PROBABLY TERROR ATTACK

Of course, the question is which 'terrorists'? The Right Sector or the Russian separatists. According to reports from UKRTransGas, the fire has now been extinguished but it is the rhetoric of Ukraine's Yatsenyuk "Russia is trying to detroy Ukraine" that is most troubling as, like Russia's Pushkov warned, Ukraine-Russia tensions have reached a new stage.

As Bloomberg reports, Ukraine is blaming the Russians for the explosion...

Terrorism suspected in blast today on Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod transit pipeline, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says in website statement.

 

Other causes of explosion also under investigation

 

Avakov says explosion is another attempt by Russia to discredit Ukraine as partner in gas industry

 

Gas transit wasn’t disrupted

 

Ukraine to boost security along gas transport system, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolyev says on Facebook

But did Ukraine 'terrorize' its own infrastructure? Biting off their own nose to spite the Russians as they no longer benefit from it... and forcing a squeeze on European supplies in order to gain more backing for either aid or military action?

 

The following clip (translated by Bloomberg) suggests tensions in Ukraine are anything but the calm that the mainstream media appears to make out: "Russia's gas halt aims to destroy Ukraine"

 

 

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Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:17 | 4865109 Squid Viscous
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Terr-rism is getting harder to define, better consult Nudelman's "Guide to the World, 2014 Edition"

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:18 | 4865124 NidStyles
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Not sure how attacking a strategic asset is political, but ok....

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:19 | 4865131 Latina Lover
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No logic, just Kiev following the Nudelman's USSA orders.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:20 | 4865141 CPL
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Nope Soros puppeteering as usual.  Money all goes back to him.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:22 | 4865153 Wolferl
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Terrorists? Their terrorists or our terrorists? And on what side am I? Or we?. Or them?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:23 | 4865157 CPL
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There is no 'side' in a puppet show.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:34 | 4865197 TeamDepends
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Except the side the puppet-master sticks his hand into.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:43 | 4865253 Bananamerican
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Since Adam, we are all terrorists in the eyes of The Lord

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:47 | 4865273 Citxmech
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 "War is an expression of politics by other means."

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:54 | 4865314 Flakmeister
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I think it was "continuation", but point made...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:25 | 4865458 Hooter Shaker
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Presidents name is "Petro" and interior ministry guys name is "Arsen".  WTF did everyone think would happen?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:49 | 4865281 CPL
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Doesn't really matter what they do.

The travelling theatre group should be reminded their rent is beyond overdue, the audience is demanding a refund and there are other acts that require the venue after renovations.  It would be best for them to exit or the bouncers will assist in relocation to curb side.  Owner says no credit, cash and carry only.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:43 | 4865250 bobnoxy
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Terrorists are always theirs. Ours are freedom fighters, liberators or those yearning to be free.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:21 | 4865148 svayambhu108
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:50 | 4865290 gold_pa3ot
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No, it is just PUTIN - HUYLO!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:40 | 4865237 Stoploss
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You are completely ate up with the fucking dumbass.

Get the fuck off the thread nid.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:58 | 4865328 Squid Viscous
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ah, so terr-rism is political too? i thought they had to be mooslim nutjobs... damn this is gettin hard to figger out

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:18 | 4865129 Latina Lover
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Of course the Kiev Kriminals would blame Russia, since the Russians are also responsible for AIDS, Global Warming, Psaki's BS, lack of virgins over the age of 12, etc, etc.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:21 | 4865135 Thought Processor
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Ukraine Says Gas Pipeline Explosion "Probably Terrorist Attack"

 

We'll put this in the 'Captain Obvious" file.

 

Question is who did it?

 

Doesn't matter as we get to blame whomever we want.   That's what makes terrorism so much fun.

 

On with the show.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:31 | 4865191 Soul Glow
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Terrorist attack is PR spin for "War".

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:34 | 4865198 Steaming_Wookie_Doo
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If I were Russia I'd think "good, now it's really cut off". I wouldn't trust much transiting Ukraine onto western customers--I'd guarantee they'd be stealing some of that gas. 

Yatseniuk's rhetoric isn't helping. I do understand how not fun being a soviet client state had been. However, since it's a really stupid move, I'll put money on the CIA-backed folks.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:36 | 4865295 Citxmech
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Cui Bono?

As this is a direct threat to Europe - and a far greater threat than any benefit potentially provided by Ukraine being included in the Euro-Zone, I would say Russia.   

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:38 | 4865508 Citxmech
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OK - then who?  Let's not forget that Ukraine has been floating the idea of taxing the flow of gas through the pipelines on their territory. . . 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:32 | 4865732 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Ukraine already gets a percentage on the gas flow to Europe. The Kiev Yatzis are stupid, but not so dumb as to cut off a source of revenue. Russia gains no benefit from inoperable pipelines; no gas flow equals no cash flow.

The only party in this mess that has been trying every dirty trick they can think of to provoke Russia into military aggression is Vichy DC.

This was likely the work of Blackwater, Xe, Academi, Gheystone, et al.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:15 | 4865996 walküre
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German false flag

Question is who did it?

Ukraine needs German boots on the ground. The gas must flow.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 15:05 | 4866264 angel_of_joy
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"German boots on the ground" has become a contradiction of terms after WWII.

Besides, the Germans get their gas through different pipelines (vielen dank Herr Schroder !) ...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:51 | 4865557 Renewable Life
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Yep makes perfect sense, Russia is going to sabotage their own transport pipelines to Europe!!

These motherfuckeras in Kiev are really ready to become "Westernized" aren't they??? The first requirements are to suspend all logic and rational thought process, believe money can be printed on tree indefinitely (as long as your the one who owns the printers), and label anyone opposed to your insanity, theft, and tyranny..... A terrorist!!

Check, check, and check.......Kiev your ready to join NATO, welcome aboard!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:28 | 4865719 Flakmeister
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Are you telling us that Russians are not capable of false flags??

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:47 | 4865815 NoPantsSpongeBob
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That's not the point. The Ukrainian government completely lost control of the country. Their statements on why anything happens there are based on 0 inquiry or any sort of investigation.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:03 | 4865922 Flakmeister
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I don't really disagree...

I think that you can spin any version of who blew up what and why for a variety of scenarios...

It's far too early to be sure of anything....

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:31 | 4865734 IndyPat
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Don't forget Dutch Elms disease....that was a Russian plot, too. Designed to smear the Dutch, obviously.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:19 | 4865443 f16hoser
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"Probably Terrorist Attack" Translation: "Probably AL-CIA-DA" Attack

Petrodollar Revenge!!!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:16 | 4865112 Eyeroller
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Shut the hell up!

CNBC and Bloomberg might have to report this if it gets out!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:21 | 4865450 f16hoser
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You're right!
However, if I want CNBC's Opinion' I will give it to 'em!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:17 | 4865116 pods
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Can't make this shit up.  I think the US installed people too familiar with the US mindset.

Everything from car crashes to rain showers have to be examined for terrorist ties.

pods

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:29 | 4865178 AlaricBalth
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Having won the presidential election on May 25, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko secretly  met with strange American delegation headed by the Director of the National Service of Covert Operations (the CIA's National Clandestine Service) Frank Archibald, which also included former CIA chief in Ukraine Jeffrey Egan, the current - Raymond Mark Davidson, Mark Buggy (CIA, Istanbul), Andrzej Derlatka, a CIA agent in the Polish intelligence Agency and member of CIA Kevin Duffin who is working as senior Vice President of the insurance company Brower. Poroshenko and Archibald signed paper entitled an “Agreement on Military Cooperation between the U.S. and Ukraine"…

The composition of the U.S. delegation, which is rather mysterious at first glance, is explained by the fact that the professional diplomats would not understand at all what it was about, and by the fact that the U.S. Congress would not authorize the usual military cooperation agreement which involves sending military trainers and direct participation of American troops in the armed conflict in Ukraine.

 

However, the National Service of Covert Operations can   bypass the lawmakers through channels such as private insurance company Brower, belonging to the CIA. It can provide large-scale military aid to other countries using its operatives and employees of private military contractors.

http://www.strategic-culture.org/pview/2014/06/10/place-of-ukraine-in-us...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:35 | 4865202 Spastica Rex
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Corporate armies - that's a great idea!

The Invisible Hand would like to do some smiting, too.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:50 | 4865288 Flakmeister
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Oh Blackwater keep on turnin'.....

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:18 | 4865122 JustObserving
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What took the Greystone (nee Blackwater) mercenaries so long to act?

http://rt.com/news/158212-academi-blackwater-ukraine-military/

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:20 | 4865134 Latina Lover
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They finally made it out of the Odessa whorehouses, after too much sala and deviant sex.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:18 | 4865126 Quinvarius
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Soros won't pay for damaged pipes. he already paid enough for the whole government.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:18 | 4865128 LawsofPhysics
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Going to be an interesting winter in the E.Z., should the "spice" stop flowing...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:52 | 4865300 Flakmeister
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The Eastern E.Z.....

Between storage, Nordstream and the LNG facilities, things won't be too bad west of the Oder....

No doubt Qatari LNG will be bid up...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:18 | 4865130 ebworthen
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The terrorists are in Kiev.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:19 | 4865132 tarsubil
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Putin keeps saying "check" but the west is convinced it is winning.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:21 | 4865143 Soul Glow
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Long hot summer.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:22 | 4865150 R3ap3R
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This guy man pfff timosjenko's whipping boy, tries to play friendly with the nazi's in the parlement but its clear its all an act. Forcing Ukraine on a path of selfdestruction  

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:22 | 4865151 NoWayJose
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"Russia's gas halt aims to destroy Ukraine". How about not paying for the gas you already used? It sucks to be 'independent' and have to pay the piper. What Ukraine needs to fear is NOT Russia who us only interested in getting paid and not having Ukraine in NATO, but the bankers who really DO want to pile up enough debt and austerity to destroy the Ukrainian future.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:52 | 4865297 walküre
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Germany paid the bill directly to Putin. Merkel is partying it up in Rio. You think she'd be concerned if this was a real issue with potential ramifications for the German economy. Merkel herself filled in the wire cable at the teller. It's all legit.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 15:26 | 4866330 sti100
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Ukraine wants to pay FAIR PRICE for GAS, not the price Putin is using as POLITICAL GUN. Putin wants to punish Ukraine because it wants be no more vasal of Russia as with Yanukowich.

This is very same as the case of Chodorkowski, as far as you make what Putin wants you get rich benefits, if NOT you will be BURNED. Chodorkowski did NOTHING worse than other Russian oligarchs, got rich thanks to Putin. The only reason he was prisoned is that he tried to be independent to Putin. Now every other Russian oligarch knows exactly how will be handled if reject to act what Putin requires. Ordinary Russians must be really happy that profit from their national commodities have only a few politically connected individuals and some politicians which gets from oligarch its share.
Every other country pays much less than Russia wants from Ukraine now.  The REAL expense of GAS delivery to Ukraine is LOWER then for any other EU country. Ukraine is nearest to Russia, the price do not contains transit fees ( in contrast to other countries ).

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 19:23 | 4867218 ThroxxOfVron
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"Ukraine wants to pay FAIR PRICE for GAS, not the price Putin is using as POLITICAL GUN. "

 

I always thought that the FAIR PRICE was the price the Seller chose to accept.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:22 | 4865152 JRobby
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TERROR!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:24 | 4865159 Duffy Duck
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How long until Israel is able to sell Europe gas from Leviathan?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leviathan_gas_field

Seriously...?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:40 | 4865236 ThisIsBob
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There is no enabling infrastructure.  (Cep't through Syria - think about that for a minute.)

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:51 | 4865296 RadioactiveRant
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When they accept they have to share some of the goodies with the Lebanon and Palestinians.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:19 | 4865440 JR
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Notice how Wikipedia introduces its information on the Leviathan Gas Field with a lie by omission, forgetting, for example, that the gas field straddles the Israeli-Lebanese maritime border.  It seems a bit of misinformation for Wiki to eliminate that fact and discuss how only Israel now is poised as the sole energy giant, that only Israel has relationships with the energy development companies:

“It was announced on 21st May 2014 that Woodside Petroleum pulled out of an agreement to take a stake worth up to $2.7 billion in Israel's flagship Leviathan gas project, as the group developing the field shifted focus to regional markets.”

Writes Wiki: “The Leviathan gas field is a large natural gas field located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel, 47 kilometres (29 mi) south-west of the Tamar gas field… The gas find has the potential to change Israel's foreign relations towards a closer collaboration with Turkey and Egypt.[5] Together with the nearby Tamar gas field, it has been seen as an opportunity to Israel to become a major energy power in the Middle East.”

Backed by the American bully club, Israel apparently, according to Wiki, has had the last word on ownership. Correct me if this is not true. For as Neal Ungerleider wrote in 2010:

“It can be said that God has a sick sense of humor. Scientists recently discovered a massive offshore reserve of an estimated 122 trillion cubic feet of natural gas called the Levant Basin Province. While it is one of the world's richest natural gas reserves, the Levant Basin Province is located between countries with endless amounts of mutual hatred. It straddles the sea borders of Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus." --Neal Ungerleider (2010)

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:27 | 4865453 watteau
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     "Estimated gas in place 535×109 m3"

 

According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_natural_gas_consumption this is halfway between Russia, Europe and US yearly demand.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:27 | 4865174 Jayda1850
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I think not paying the gas bill does more than anything to: discredit Ukraine as partner in gas industry

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:49 | 4865289 walküre
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Who says they didn't pay? Did you check the SWIFT records?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:04 | 4865377 Latina Lover
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You are of course, kidding.  Even the Ukies admit they owe billions. From the MSM's mouth to your eyes:

 

 

 

.http://news.yahoo.com/look-russian-ukrainian-gas-dispute-160814053.html

 

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:18 | 4866021 walküre
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Well, it's a dispute. I'm sure Ukraine has good reasons not to settle their debts in full and at this time. Sucks that Russia is not connected by Russian land to its customers in the West. There's a new pipeline story in there somewhere, somehow.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:29 | 4865175 Hindenburg...Oh Man
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The only logical action to take at this point is to buy more NFLX. 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:31 | 4865184 ThroxxOfVron
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"Russia's gas halt aims to destroy Ukraine"

Why does this remind Me of situations where People stop paying their mortgage or rent and totally trash the properties before finally leaving?

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:24 | 4865698 walküre
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Why the hell not? The banks pulled the fiat to finance the mortgages out of their ass in the first place. The home"owner" aka debt slave paid interest on this ficticious fiat from his/her hard earned slave earnings and when he/she loses his/her job to pay the illusionary banker's wealth, they have every right to pull a scortched earth stunt. Save it for what? The children that are booted out by the banks as well? Save it for the banks so they can resell it and put another slave into shackles?

If you are serious about fighting the banks, you have to hit them where it hurts them the most. Destroy collateral and stop paying the debt which is their wealth.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 19:49 | 4867251 ThroxxOfVron
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1. Banks don't usually rent out properties.  

-& unpaid rents isn't a valid excuse for the Owner to forgo the mortgage, insurance or property taxes.

 

2. You seem to think that only Banks sell houses.

People sell houses, too.

-My own Father sold a home in Detroit and moved Our Family to Phoenix, AZ.  He foolishly direct financed the sale.

Two years later We finally went back to reclaim the property as the neighbors said they had finally abandoned the place.

What had once been a beautiful three-story two family home with a swimming pool had been all but gutted to the studs.

The bastards had even left dogs locked up in the basement with no food or water to keep people out.

-Thank God the dogs were so hungry that they ran to the food and ate when We opend that black door of rattling howling chaos and We didn't have to shoot the poor beasts...

 

3. What do You think happens to the property value of the houses adjacent to trashed and abandoned properties?

 

4. WHO do You think pays for the kids to go to school for the two years average that people are sitting in the homes when they aren't paying the property taxes?

I have news for You; it ain't the Banks that pay.

 

I'll wager that I probably hate the damned Banksters as much as any feral miscreant roaming about in here; but, I also know that in most cases it isn't the Banksters that are paying the price for non-payments and defaults and/or property destruction.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:31 | 4865190 999.9
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Every day it's a different fucking bitter laugh

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:32 | 4865194 kurt
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Noodleman, why don't you and Yats get out of Ukraine! Methinks you are both mental.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:45 | 4865205 Chupacabra-322
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As of now its turned into a Globalist PsyOp campaign. The Global Crriminal Oligarch Cabal Bankster Intelligence Crime Syndicate goal is Total Complete Full Spcetrum World Dominaltion at all costs.

All indications seem to believe that what the world is leading into is "The Sampson Option".

Mutual Destruction, Total Complete Full Spectrum World Domination amongst a select few, & Slaves.

Wash, reinsert, repeat.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:37 | 4865216 SheepDog-One
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'Terrorism'- Blanket excuse anytime the elite ass hats need to stage a diversion.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:01 | 4865350 Bananamerican
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Well, you get to thoroughly terrorize people after you've called them a terrorist, so there's that.
Terrorism, you see, requires a VIGOROUS response.
Another amerikan gift to the world, right up there with the hot dog

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:37 | 4865221 Victor999
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Right Sector leader commented around March 16 that Kiev should be ready to sabotage the pipeline:

 

http://rt.com/news/yarosh-destroy-russia-pipelines-186/

 

Any one doubt that he was serious?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:54 | 4865311 RadioactiveRant
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Says Russian government mouth piece...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:01 | 4865910 Zwelgje
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too simple

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:59 | 4866236 SilvertonguedAngel
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Are you claiming Yarosh didn't say it?

Why are you on the N

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:43 | 4866899 Victor999
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OK, how about these as well.  Point being more than one media outlet picked up on this.

 

http://pressall.wordpress.com/2014/03/16/breaking-news-right-sector-lead...

 

http://nsnbc.me/2014/03/17/crimeas-vote-for-russia-prompts-diplomatic-an...

 

Most Western press didn't because they have a habit of censoring news when it is against their favour.

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 06:27 | 4868298 dreadnaught
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what about the CIA mouthpieces that have taken over Ukraine? you dolt

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:57 | 4865330 gold_pa3ot
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Putin - huylo, that's all about it!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:38 | 4865225 MFL8240
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Ahahahahah!!  Scripted by the White House?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:39 | 4865229 eddiebe
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'Never let a good crisis go to waste."

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:42 | 4865243 JR
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…it is the rhetoric of Ukraine's Yatsenyuk "Russia is trying to detroy Ukraine" that is most troubling…

The Kiev criminals are out of control, attacking, killing, demonizing their own people (Ukrainians allegedly against Ukrainians). And the viciousness of their words reveal an unstable, illegitimate government out of control. If they are on a leash from the American government, this chain needs to be pulled.

One individual in this fight has been sensible. That’s Putin.

If the object of the Kiev monsters is to bring Russia into a full scale war to divide Ukraine, they are going to get it. And if John McCain thinks that something can be done, the bottom line was found in an earlier comment by former Defense Secretary Gates:

“The U.S. has no cards to play.” IOW, the US can’t do anything, Ukraine is right on Russia’s border, Russia will solve this bang, bang, bang; and the US would be well advised to just stand pat.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:44 | 4865252 Squid Viscous
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i live near a joint navy/AF base, seems like a plane taking off every 10 minutes, usually only a few per day...hoo rah!! let's do this again!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:49 | 4865285 walküre
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Nah, the DOD bought jetfuel at a discount and their storage tanks are full. Economy is so swell and oil is abundant. Time to burn it up.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:44 | 4865261 Dr. Venkman
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Round up the usual suspects. . . starting with the guy named "Arsen"

 

We are living in a twisted Dickens serial.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:22 | 4865360 Urban Redneck
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That's Bibi's line... 3 people disappear in Israel so let's around up 150 usual suspects with absolutely no evidence (beyond at most guilt by association), much less due process or respect for any civil rights...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:45 | 4865262 Momauguin Joe
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Long cold winter cometh, comrades.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:48 | 4865275 walküre
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I thought Russia shut off the tab? Why is it still burning? Maybe this was just a test. I do this all the time with my bbq. Come to think of it, I haven't had to see the hairdresser for a long time....

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:11 | 4865408 rwe2late
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try to keep up,

it is EU-purchased gas that transits through a pipeline in Ukraine,

and for which Ukraine collects a hefty pipeline transit fee.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:16 | 4865663 walküre
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tryin' bro but I doubt anyone is able to keep up anymore...

until German boots are on the ground in Ukraine to ensure the gas flows, keeping up is just an illusion

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 06:25 | 4868296 dreadnaught
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THe Billionaire Leader of the Ukraine could hardly care about losing "hefty fees"   This is more about propaghanda to make Russia look bad, and draw in the Americans to "help out"  Fun being a "puppet state" of the USA?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:53 | 4865312 gold_pa3ot
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Putin - Huylo! it's official

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:54 | 4865319 kurt
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Wait! I know.

Catch Nudelman and Yats and put them on "That Midnight Train to Georgia."

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:10 | 4865407 Squid Viscous
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long space heaters, and fire trucks...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:20 | 4865444 Chuck Knoblauch
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Not the sharpest tool in the woodshed.

hahaha.......

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:20 | 4865445 vyeung
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Ukraine - opps, we are the terrorists.

IMF -> if you don't get back Crimea you aren't getting any FIAT. (its worthless anyway as the world is now dumping the USD)

Look Eastern Europe, these are suppose to be your saviours. Actually they are only fascist/nazi's in disguise and their criminal MO's are becoming clearer by the hour. These criminals have no honor.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:27 | 4865463 BanksterSlayer
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 "V" from RogueMoney. net has posted an urgent audio update this morning at his web site. The content at his site is usuall reserved for subscribers, but this particular audio file is publicly available. This morning, he received word from his City of London bank contacts that this explosion was a covert CIA operation ... and Putin knows it. Moscow will be launching a retaliatory operation near JULY 15TH to secure the pipeline and to finally squash the Western bankster terror ops once and for all.

 

July 15th, of course, coincides with his previous announcement about the unleashing of the Silver Spot Price. This of course will set off the final nail-hammering into the coffin of the US Dollar. A One-Two punch against the West.

 

https://soundcloud.com/v-guerrilla/guerrillareport-061714

#WW3

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:51 | 4865564 Tao 4 the Show
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Hmmm...

One mysterious contact knows "who dun it", what Putin knows, what Putin will do, and when he will do it.

Fascinating.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:18 | 4865673 walküre
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End of the world July 15th? Ok, that's 2 days after the World Cup final. I'm available. Glad they made that "audio" public when all their other recordings are "membership only".

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:29 | 4865473 Gold is money -...
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I am pretty sure they meant to say terrorthemsims like refering to them folks with the isms doing terrible things.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:55 | 4865575 Last of the Mid...
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Well the timing makes that pretty fucking obvious. The question is who formed what aliance to get the shit done. The possibilites are many with odds high that somewhere there is a banker or two involved.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:57 | 4865879 gcjohns1971
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"Which Terrorists?"

"WHICH TERRORISTS??!?!?!?!"

For weeks we've been assured that on one side there were ONLY Genuine Hitler-trained NAZI's weaned on the blood of freshly killed children,

AND ON THE OTHER,

There were ONLY milk-souled candidates for sainthood with with a bible in one hand and the writings of Thomas Jefferson in the other!!

 

WHAT DO YOU MEAN "WHICH TERRORISTS"?!?!?!?!??!?!?!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:03 | 4865923 Aussiekiwi
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If the gas stops flowing to Europe due to instability in the Ukraine, Putin can point to the Ukraine government as being inept and unable to even protect a few pipelines in their own backyard, additionally if the gas stops flowing to Europe the price will go up, hardship in Europe also plays into his hands and discredits the Ukrainian Government.

I have no doubt the Ukranian Government did this out of spite at their recent unsuccessful negotiation to obtain Gas at a discount to the price Europe pays and therefore to make money onselling it. I think they see this as an opening move to bring Russia back to the negotiating table on their terms, I think they will be disappointed. Europe has no problem with the Ukrainian government stuffing up their own economy but will react very differently to the Ukraine stuffing Europes economies up.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:03 | 4865929 gcjohns1971
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For all those who have cheered this conflict in general and Putin in particular, while voting me down in massive numbers, PLEASE RECALL...

 

... I predicted this many weeks ago.

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:07 | 4865943 gcjohns1971
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If you like your Crimea you can keep it.

If you like your pipelines you can keep those too.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 15:30 | 4866345 sti100
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Ukraine wants to pay FAIR PRICE for GAS, not the price Putin is using as POLITICAL GUN. Putin wants to punish Ukraine because it wants be no more vasal of Russia as with Yanukowich.

This is very same as the case of Chodorkowski, as far as you make what Putin wants you get rich benefits, if NOT you will be BURNED. Chodorkowski did NOTHING worse than other Russian oligarchs, got rich thanks to Putin. The only reason he was prisoned is that he tried to be independent to Putin. Now every other Russian oligarch knows exactly how will be handled if reject to act what Putin requires. Ordinary Russians must be really happy that profit from their national commodities have only a few politically connected individuals and some politicians which gets from oligarch its share.

Every other country pays much less than Russia wants from Ukraine now. Even the REAL expense of GAS ARE for Ukraine LOWER then for any other EU country. Ukraine is nearest to Russia, the price do not contains transit fees ( in contrast to other countries )

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 15:43 | 4866396 sti100
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1.Russian troops moved to Ukraine border...

2. Next days gas pipeline exploded in Ukraine....

Is this the reason Russia seeks for military action in Ukraine? (if Ukraine is not able to protect gas pipelines, Russia should do it? )

It simply makes no sense Ukraine would cause this explosion, it could only lost from this.

Its exactly as in Syria  as it made no sense Assad used chemical weapons against rebels, despite US presented some proofs of this. ( This was probably only trick of US )

In Syria case Russia played stabilizing role, but now in Ukraine it seems be exactly the opposite.

 

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 06:20 | 4868288 dreadnaught
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well, if they make it look like Russia did it, they can call in for more US help weapons and money

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:00 | 4866721 The_Prisoner
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That's the same Yatseniyuk that called Eastern Ukraininan separatists subhumans.

http://politicalfilm.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/yats-nazi-speech/

Which to me is quite confusing. Does he consider them sub-human because they refuse to join the EU shitshow, or because they are goyim?

There you have: a US-appointed-Jew-banker prime minister using nazi rethoric.

A foreign minister that resorts to calling a foreign leader names whilst being present at the scene of the attack to a diplomatic mission in contravention to the Viena Convention.

Easy to understand why the Saker call these guys freaks.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 18:34 | 4867087 gcjohns1971
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We've been told that the Ukraine conflict is a simple tale of evil Nazi fascist men in the west, and saintly freedom loving republican separatists in the east.

It appears that story leaves out a lot of pertinent details.

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 06:18 | 4868287 dreadnaught
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Shut the gas off untill the CIA backed dolts get the message- im sure large groups of people with torches and nooses could get the gas turned back on soon

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