Skip to comments.Flight Records Say Russia Sent Syria Tons of Cash
Posted on 11/26/2012 7:36:03 PM PST by cunning_fish
This past summer, as the Syrian economy began to unravel and the military pressed hard against an armed rebellion, a Syrian government plane ferried what flight records describe as more than 200 tons of bank notes from Moscow. The records of overflight requests were obtained by ProPublica. The flights occurred during a period of escalating violence in a conflict that has left tens of thousands of people dead since fighting broke out in March 2011. The regime of Bashar al-Assad is increasingly in need of cash to stay afloat and continue financing the militarys efforts to crush the uprising.
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Give the Russians credit. They stand by their allies. We throw ours under the bus.
No. Americans don’t throw our allies under the bus.
He is not an American.
Insane for country that can not make it’s own money...
He’s a non-American that got voted in twice. It’s fair to say at least 50% of this country is f&cking retarded.
I know truly retarded people.
They don’t destroy their own homes.
50% of the country is bent on it’s destruction.
OK fine, they got what they wanted, but when Rome burns, I hope they burn with it. My “give a damn” is seriously busted.
I read somewhere that if the population of a country is under 40 million then it is cheaper to order the currency printed abroad. This is simply because the investment into money-printing presses is very high, especially when modern security features are involved.
Population of Syria is about 22.5 million.
Boy, is Syria gonna be ticked off when they find out its monopoly money.
Thanks cunning_fish. Clinton’s idols the Soviets, whoops, I mean the Russians, gosh, they’re just trying to save the lives of innocent victims.
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Posted on 11/27/2012 3:15:38 AM PST by tired&retired