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  • Blinken to meet with senior Russian as Ukraine tensions soar

    01/18/2022 3:04:14 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 12 replies ^ | 1/18/2022 | By MATTHEW LEE today
    Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with his Russian counterpart in Switzerland this week as tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, the State Department said Tuesday. The State Department said Blinken will travel to Kyiv on Wednesday to meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, move on to Berlin and then meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva on Friday. The hastily arranged trip aims to show U.S. support for Ukraine and impress on Russia the need for de-escalation. White House press secretary Jen Psaki underscored the urgency. “We’re now at a...
  • Profits of Doom: Globalist Elites Doubled Their Wealth During Coronavirus Pandemic

    01/17/2022 8:55:25 AM PST · by rktman · 1 replies ^ | 1/17/2022 | Simon Kent
    As the world was buffeted by a coronavirus tsunami leaving forced lockdowns, supply-chain problems, economic upheaval, and poverty in its wake, globalist financial elites “have had a terrific pandemic” according to a report released Monday. The world’s 10 richest men have more than doubled their fortunes to $1.9 trillion, at a rate of $1.6 billion a day, over the past 12 months, proving elites have largely been spared the misery and financial ruin inflicted on so many by endless enforced lockdowns. A confederation of charities that focus on alleviating global poverty, Oxfam said members of the globalist financial elites saw...
  • Swiss Olympic Athlete Fabienne Schlumpf Has Been Diagnosed With Myocarditis.

    01/15/2022 6:25:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Swiss Olympic athlete Fabienne Schlumpf has been diagnosed with myocarditis. SWISS marathon record holder and Olympic athlete Fabienne Schlumpf recently revealed she has been diagnosed with myocarditis and may never be able to compete again. The 31-year-old Swiss runner, who finished 12th at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, announced on her Instagram account on Thursday, January 6 that she had developed myocarditis and is not allowed to play any sports and participate in training. The post read: “BAD NEWS! Unfortunately, myocarditis is holding me back right now. It’s definitely not an easy time for me but I’m not giving up....
  • Putin fears Kremlin insider extradited from Switzerland to US may have DEFECTED: Russian tech tycoon is thought to know secrets of 2016 Democratic Party hack and election manipulation attempts

    01/04/2022 9:18:25 AM PST · by elpadre · 34 replies ^ | January 3, 2022 | Geoff Earle
    A wealthy Russian businessman indicted in Boston late last year on hacking and insider trading charges could have access to documents and information about the 2016 election hacking in the U.S. Vladislav Klyushin was extradited to the U.S. from Switzerland late last month and charged with overseeing a multinational scam that pried privileged documents that companies were filing with U.S. regulators before they were public, then trading on the information. Among his employees, and also named in the indictment, is Ivan Yermakov – who was among a dozen Russian military intelligence officers former special counsel Robert Mueller indicted in 2018...
  • Tariq Ramadan: Former lecturer on "Ethics of Islam" and current violent serial rapist

    12/21/2021 10:20:54 PM PST · by NewsRael · 9 replies
    NEWSRAEL ^ | Dec 22, 2021 | NEWSRAEL
    When last we heard about Tariq Ramadan, at one time the most famous Muslim “public intellectual” in the Western world, he had fallen from grace. The curtain was pulled back and as one woman after another came forward to charge him with rape, he was revealed to be not only a serial rapist, but one who enjoyed humiliating – and physically hurting – his victims. He has been allowed out of prison, and awaits trial in Paris. He may also have to face trial in Geneva, with a different set of accusers. In the wake of these charges, he was...
  • Russian Businessman Taken By U.S. Accused of Swiping Earnings Reports From Tesla, Others

    12/21/2021 9:22:29 PM PST · by blueplum · 5 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 20 December 2021 | Dell Cameron
    Swiss authorities in Zurich put Vladislav Klyushin, a Russian businessman widely noted for his Kremlin ties, on a flight bound for the U.S. on Saturday, ending a months-long extradition fight that cast a pall over this summer’s Putin-Biden talks in Geneva. Swiss reporters first confirmed Klyushin’s extradition Saturday night; the U.S. Justice Department on Monday said the 41-year-old, a top official at Moscow-based IT firm called M-13, would stand trial on charges of insider trading, citing information allegedly “stolen from U.S. computer networks,” netting “tens of millions of dollars in illegal profits.” The charges carry potentially decades’ worth of prison...
  • Switzerland Approves Assisted ‘Suicide Capsule’ [According to liberals, nitrogen asphyxiation is too painful to use in executions, but is completely painless when used for assisted suicide]

    12/06/2021 12:38:41 PM PST · by grundle · 23 replies
    Daily Beast via ^ | December 6, 2021 | Barbie Latza Nadeau
    Switzerland has just legalized a new way to die by assisted suicide. The country’s medical review board has just given authorization for use of the Sarco Suicide Pod, which is a 3-D-printed portable coffin-like capsule with windows that can be transported to a tranquil place for a person’s final moments of life. Conventional assisted-suicide methods have generally involved a chemical substance. Inventor Philip Nitschke of Exit International told the website that his “death pod” offers a different approach. “We want to remove any kind of psychiatric review from the process and allow the individual to control the method themselves,”...
  • Switzerland may reintroduce work-from-home mandate amid Omicron variant

    11/30/2021 12:12:34 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 2 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/30/2021 | Jackie Salo
    Switzerland may reintroduce a work-from-home mandate to stop rising COVID-19 cases and limit the spread of the new Omicron variant, the government said after an emergency meeting Tuesday. The government met to consider the possible mandate and other proposed renewed restrictions amid Omicron, saying in a statement, “The combination of a rapid circulation of the Omicron variant and the already high strain on hospitals could be problematic.” The government is in talks with regional authorities about the potential work-from-home mandate for the unvaccinated and those who have not had COVID. It had lifted a similar previous mandate in late June.
  • The Strange Case of a Nazi (Otto Skorzeny) Who Became an Israeli (Mossad) Hit Man

    09/12/2018 11:25:20 AM PDT · by Simon Foxx · 25 replies
    Haaretz ^ | March 27, 2016 | Dan Raviv & Yossi Melman
    On September 11, 1962, a German scientist vanished. The basic facts were simple: Heinz Krug had been at his office, and he never came home... ..Krug was murdered as part of an Israeli espionage plot to intimidate the German scientists working for Egypt. Moreover, the most astounding revelation is the Mossad agent who fired the fatal gunshots: Otto Skorzeny, one of the Israeli spy agency’s most valuable assets, was a former lieutenant colonel in Nazi Germany’s Waffen-SS and one of Adolf Hitler’s personal favorites among the party’s commando leaders.
  • Otto Skorzeny: The Nazi who Influenced ISIS

    08/23/2017 12:23:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies ^ | 18 Jul 2016 | James Carlini
    Instead of uniformed, regiments of soldiers fighting each other on a well-defined battlefield, the new strategy was to have some small roving bands of guerilla fighters sporadically attacking different priority targets and then disappear into the background. No large fighting units, only small units or cells ... The trail of training guerilla warfare and subversive tactics may have started in Germany at the end of World War II, but it advanced into Egypt.... after the war with Skorzeny as a paid consultant. Eventually it spread to Al Qaeda through the efforts of Skorzeny, his subordinates and Yasser Arafat.The basic focus...
  • How a Nazi SS commando became a Mossad assassin

    03/30/2016 4:20:17 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/3/16 | Matt Wanderman
    For the first time, Mossad agents confirm that one of their most useful assassins was one of the top officers in the SS. .....
  • The Strange Case of a Nazi Who Became an Israeli Hitman

    03/29/2016 1:20:08 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 21 replies ^ | Mar 27, 2016 | Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman
    On September 11, 1962, a German scientist vanished. The basic facts were simple: Heinz Krug had been at his office, and he never came home.
  • How did Hitler's scar-faced henchman become an Irish farmer?

    01/01/2015 1:14:08 PM PST · by the scotsman · 89 replies
    BBC News ^ | 30th December 2014 | Peter Crutchley
    'He was Hitler's favourite Nazi commando, famously rescuing Mussolini from an Italian hilltop fortress, and was known as "the most dangerous man in Europe". After World War Two, he landed in Argentina and became a bodyguard for Eva Perón, with whom he was rumoured to have had an affair. So when Otto Skorzeny arrived in Ireland in 1959, having bought a rural farmhouse in County Kildare, it caused much intrigue.'
  • Juan Peron

    09/09/2004 10:55:26 PM PDT · by Ptarmigan · 1,397+ views
    Juan Peron was an Argentinian president who was a dictator who Fascist tendencies from 1946-1955 and 1972-1974, when he died. He was a soldier originally who in a coup became Secretary of Labor in 1943, then he went to prison, because some military personals feared he was getting powerful in 1945, which he goes to jail. Then in October 17th, a large rally occurs calling for the release of Juan Peron, which he is released. He marries Maria Eva Duarte, who becomes Evita Peron. This was Juan Peron's second marriage. His first wife died of cancer. He is elected in...
  • The Swiss are voting on ending COVID restrictions

    11/28/2021 6:45:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Hot ^ | November 27, 2021 | JAZZ SHAW
    Switzerland remains one of the least vaccinated countries in western Europe, though they have managed to make it to roughly 65%. Now, as with many other European nations, they are facing a sustained surge in new COVID cases, with infection rates rising as much as 40% each week for several straight weeks. So what does the government plan to do about it? They already instituted an immunity passport system requiring proof of vaccination to engage in many common activities. Some suspected that the Swiss Health Minister might attempt to implement even harsher restrictions such as making the vaccine mandatory, as...
  • Looted Sculptures from Palmyra Returned to Syria

    11/24/2021 3:56:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    ARTnews ^ | November 24, 2021 | SHANTI ESCALANTE-DE MATTEI
    In 2009 or 2010, three looted sculptures were taken from the ancient city of Palmyra. Several years later, customs officers in Switzerland seized them at a Geneva freeport. At last, they’re heading home to Syria, the Art Newspaper reports. The three sculptures date back to the second and third centuries B.C.E., when Palmyra was still a nexus of trade, possibly during the rule of Queen Zenobia. One of the sculptures is a bust of a priest wearing a ceremonial headpiece. The sculpture was badly damaged by the looters when they removed it from the site, as the head once had...
  • Three Foreign Billionaires Finance the Dem Dark Money Machine

    11/22/2021 5:21:15 PM PST · by george76 · 31 replies
    Front page magazine ^ | Nov 23, 2021 | Daniel Greenfield
    A Swiss human experimenter, a Hungarian Nazi collaborator, and an Iranian tech tycoon walk into Washington D.C. What do you call them? The absentee owners of the Democrat Party. It’s not a joke. Unfortunately it’s grimly serious. Politico recently reported that the Sixteen Thirty Fund, the leading dark money machine of the Left, had pumped $410 million into Dem 2020 efforts to defeat Trump and Republicans. The Sixteen Thirty Fund had raised a record $390 million that year and half the money came from just 4 donors. While the names of the donors are secret, the article did note the...
  • Exposed: Klaus Schwab's School For Covid Dictators, Plan for 'Great Reset' (Videos)[Davos]

    11/14/2021 7:20:57 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 11/10/2021 | Michael Lord
    How is it that more than 190 governments from all over the world ended up dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in almost exactly the same manner, with lockdowns, mask mandates, and vaccination cards now being commonplace everywhere? The answer may lie in the Young Global Leaders school, which was established and managed by Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum, and that many of today’s prominent political and business leaders passed through on their way to the top. The German economist, journalist, and author Ernst Wolff has revealed some facts about Schwab’s “Young Global Leaders” school that are relevant for...
  • Big picture, big data: Swiss unveil VR software of universe

    10/27/2021 8:50:47 PM PDT · by blueplum · 10 replies
    AP via msn ^ | 12 October 2021 | JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The final frontier has rarely seemed closer than this — at least virtually. Researchers at one of Switzerland’s top universities are releasing open-source beta software on Tuesday that allows for virtual visits through the cosmos including up to the International Space Station, past the Moon, Saturn or exoplanets, over galaxies and well beyond.... ...VIRUP is accessible to everyone for free — though it does require at least a computer and is best visualized with VR equipment or 3D capabilities.... ...To be sure, VR games and representations already exist...But the EPFL team says VIRUP goes much farther...
  • New book suggests St. Gallen Mafia agreement may have led to Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation

    10/25/2021 9:53:34 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 25, 2021 | Maike Hickson
    New book suggests St. Gallen Mafia agreement may have led to Pope Benedict XVI’s resignationAuthor Julia Meloni tells us that Martini's own confessor claimed that Benedict's resignation had been “scripted since his pontificate's beginning – because Martini had shifted his votes to Ratzinger at the 2005 Conclave."(LifeSiteNews) — The American scholar and columnist Julia Meloni has just published her long-awaited, excellent, and deeply researched history of the Sankt Gallen Mafia, a group of progressive bishops regularly meeting in Switzerland and plotting to further revolutionize the Catholic Church. The Sankt Gallen Mafia: Exposing the Secret Reformist Group Within the Church tells...