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CDU and SPD Resisting Baerbock's Russia Policy

by Oui Sun Oct 23rd, 2022 at 07:21:05 PM EST

Saxony's Prime Minister Kretschmer is skeptical about the EU sanctions against Russia. He fears the effects on the German economy. He calls for a "negotiated solution" between the Kremlin and the Ukrainian government and the use of Russian gas after the end of the war.

Bill Browder reacts

German regional governor Kretschmer says "Russian gas should resume after Ukraine war." Let's hope that the German democratic process ensures that this man doesn't resume his political career after the war.

Glenn Simpson [Fusion GPS] worked for a Russian oligarch to defeat the Magnitsky Act. In his Congressional testimony Simpson literally destroys Bill Browder❗️

The Social Democrats are resisting the traffic light's Ukraine course. SPD parliamentary group leader Mützenich demands from Foreign Minister Baerbock that Berlin must press for more diplomacy. Saxony's Prime Minister Kretschmer made a similar statement.

SPD parliamentary group leader Rolf Mützenich has called on Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock to do more to find a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine war. He feels supported by opinion polls, according to which 60 percent of Germans want more diplomatic initiatives, said Mützenich on the ZDF program "Berlin direkt". "This is also addressed to the Foreign Ministry.

The defense technology expert Thorsten Pörschmann analyzes the images from underwater drones of the blown-up Nord Stream pipeline. Among other things, he investigates the following questions: Whose handwriting does the blast bear? Who can do that? Is self-destruction an option? Is the damage repairable? How do you protect your infrastructure? Can a pipeline be used for underwater warfare? Why was a pipeline blown up in two places? Etc.


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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Oct 23rd, 2022 at 08:26:18 PM EST
of the scene of a crime after over two weeks prep by DK, NO, and wtf "investigators".

Exactly nothing coming out of NATO press has persuaded me that the cause of the explosion was not a TAO exploit planted in PCL devices along the line.

Exactly nothing coming out of NATO press has even acknowledged any programmable interface or powered circuitry embedded between interior substrates.

Who the af reads a book by its cover and reviewers' "blurbs"?

by Cat on Sun Oct 23rd, 2022 at 10:42:43 PM EST
< wipes tears >

volDEmoRT | Iran to supply gas turbines to Russia, 23 Oct

Reza Noushadi, the CEO of Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company, told the Iranian oil ministry's news agency Shana on Sunday.
Issues < wipes tears > arose due to sanctions on Russia that have prevented the maintenance of some equipment and the delivery of spare parts, the company said at that time. One such turbine, initially supplied to Russia by the German company Siemens, became stuck in Canada, where it had been sent for maintenance, due to Ottawa's sanctions policy. Berlin eventually managed to get it back but it was never delivered from Germany to Russia.
archived Is it any wonder
Meanwhile, Russia is expanding its economic cooperation with Iran. In late September, the Iranian oil ministry announced plans to purchase nine million cubic meters of gas per day from Russia via Azerbaijan for its needs, as well as an additional six million cubic meters of gas per day, as part of a swap agreement that would see the gas exported onward to the other nations from Iranian liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.

The announcement was made as Tehran revealed details of a deal struck in July between the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Gazprom. The agreement involves cooperation in the field of oil and gas infrastructure development, including the construction of LNG terminals and gas pipelines, Iranian officials said. The agreement is worth $40 billion, according to local media.

ANONYMOUS:...The Natanz attack--and this is out there already--was called "Olympic Games," or OG. There was a huge operation to test the code on PLCs here at Fort Meade and in Sandia [National Laboratories], New Mexico. Remember in the Bush era, when Libya turned over all the centrifuges? Those were the same models the Iranians got A.Q. Khan. P1's. We took them to Oak Ridge [National Laboratories, TN] and used them to test the code which demolished the insides. At Dimona [Negev Nuclear Research Center], the Israelis also tested the P1's. Then, partly by using our intel on Iran, we got the plans for the newer models, the IR-2's. We tried out different attack vectors. We ended up focusing on ways to destroy the rotor tubes. In the tests we ran, we blew them apart.
DAVID SANGER: They swept up the pieces, they put it on an airplaine, the flew it to Washington, they stuck it in the truck, they drove it through the gates of the White House, and dumped the shards out on the conference room table in the Situation Room. And the they invited President Bush to come down and take a look. And when he could pick up the shards of a piece of centrifuge ... he was convinced this might be worth it, and he said, "Go ahead and try."
Zero Days
by Cat on Sun Oct 23rd, 2022 at 11:15:37 PM EST
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Berlin says it knows who sabotaged the Nord Stream pipelines but won't reveal it as it affects Germany's national security! Sweden too pleads that the matter is far too sensitive for it to share the evidence it has collected with any country, including Germany! Biden has put the fear of God into the minds of these timid European "allies" who have been left in no doubt what is good for them! The western media too is ordered to play down Nord Steam saga so that with the passage of time, public memory will fade away.
The US foreign policy elite drawn from East European stock are rendered speechless by the sheer sophistication of the Russian ingenuity to bypass without any trace of rancour the shabby way the US and its allies -- Germany and Sweden, in particular -- slammed the door shut on Moscow to even take a look at the damaged multi-billion dollar pipelines that it had built in good faith in the depths of the Baltic Sea at the instance of two German chancellors, Gerhard Schroeder and Angela Merkel.
I admit, I am more alarmed that this person is paraphrasing Brinkley and Jesus in the same paragraph.
by Cat on Mon Oct 24th, 2022 at 03:10:06 AM EST
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before "Beauty Shot" surfaces

© Getty Images / Serg Myshkovsky

by Cat on Mon Oct 24th, 2022 at 11:34:47 PM EST
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Duncan Smit MP : "Economic downturn is global, not due to __ [Tories refrain from mentioning Brexit again]. Europe is worse off ... France and especially Germany are in deep trouble."

I am trying to find the transcript, but that is what I understood Duncan framed it ...

🇺🇦 #UKsupportsNato

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue Oct 25th, 2022 at 05:31:38 PM EST
Linde's Frankfurt Exit Is Testimony to DAX Index's Struggles

Germany's DAX is set to lose its biggest member, with industrial gases specialist Linde Plc exiting the Frankfurt bourse highlighting how the benchmark index is struggling to assert itself as a global marketplace.

Linde will end its listing on the German benchmark stock exchange and focus instead on the US market, saying that maintaining two simultaneous listings is too complex.

Linde has already peeled back its German heritage over the years, selling major assets like its forklift business or the refrigeration unit on which Linde was founded. After the company merged with US rival Praxair Inc. in 2018, Linde moved its headquarters from Munich to Guildford, UK.

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue Oct 25th, 2022 at 05:32:31 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Oct 26th, 2022 at 03:24:25 AM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Oct 26th, 2022 at 11:45:06 AM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Oct 26th, 2022 at 12:32:09 PM EST
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Impressionen von Stopp Air Base Ramstein 2018

Court tells Germany to question US drone strikes | DW News - March 2019 |

In 1968 anti-Vietnam protests, European cities were swarmed by posters: "Johnson Murderer". What would have happened when dissent was effectively stopped, and not the war and its atrocities. Stop all proxy wars of the US.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Oct 26th, 2022 at 12:33:28 PM EST
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A top man from the Greens is to promote the interests of a group that often serves as the target of environmental and climate protests. Titus Rebhann is moving to the energy giant RWE as head of the capital's representative office , reports the »Welt«  . The company could not be reached for comment on Monday evening.

Rebhann was formerly the office manager of Annalena Baerbock's Bundestag office. When she became Minister, he moved with her to the Foreign Office and continued to be part of her team there. Before that, he had been in the service of the current North Rhine-Westphalian Minister of the Environment, Oliver Krischer, for several years. The newspaper learned from RWE that he had applied to the group himself and would be supporting the "transformation" there from March 1, 2023.

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue Nov 1st, 2022 at 07:38:50 PM EST

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