View Full Version : The Guardian discovers film tampering in high level conspiracy

Paul Rigby
02-20-2009, 04:37 PM
But, yes, you guessed it, not in America – Dallas ’63, or 9/11 – but in Russia.


From: Battle to identify ‘zakazshik’ – top man who ordered hit, Friday, 20 Feb 2009, p.3

“At one point in the trial a video from Politkovskaya’s apartment block went missing. It shows the killer in baseball cap confidently come in the block, knowing the entrance code, and unfazed by the stairwell camera. When he exits, however, he is wearing a different cap. Nobody has explained this anomaly; moreover, the killer is seen to have thin shoulders. At the trial, the Makhmudovs’ lawyers showed a video clip taken on a mobile of all three brothers going for a dip in a river. Rustam is stocky with broad shoulders. So is he really the killer?”

Ordinarily, the Guardian is obsessive in its denunciation of conspiracy theorists. We may confidently anticipate, therefore, a flurry of spontaneous pieces from the paper’s senior journos, not to mention guest columnists, pronouncing the author, Luke Harding, as bonkers, and the videos perfectly uncomplicated and genuine.

We can, can’t we?

David Guyatt
02-20-2009, 05:24 PM
Nonetheless, the proceedings have shed an intriguing light on the murky world of Russia's secret security services. In theory, the FSB – headed by Vladimir Putin before he became president in 2000 – is Russia's pre-eminent anti-terrorism agency. In court, however, it appeared to be little more than a vast quasi-criminal organisation in which agents, informers and hired killers work together.

Much like their western counterparts in other words.

Peter Lemkin
02-20-2009, 05:44 PM
Whoever the non-suspects were or weren't, they were exhonerated. No one did it - she committed suicide by telling truth to power. It is a common form of 'suicide' worldwide, it seems...