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Q: Since when ... do you consider your homeland as a free country?

 

Oliver Stone's "Ukraine On Fire" Documentary Released In The West

 

As Russia-Insider detailsUkraine on Fire provides a historical perspective for the deep divisions in the region which led to the 2004 Orange Revolution, the 2014 uprisings, and the violent overthrow of democratically-elected Yanukovych. 

Covered by Western media as a 'popular revolution', it was in fact a coup d'état scripted and staged by ultra-nationalist groups and the US State Department.

Executive producer Oliver Stone gained unprecedented access to the inside story through his on-camera interviews with former President Viktor Yanukovych and Minister of Internal Affairs Vitaliy Zakharchenko, who explain how the US Ambassador and factions in Washington actively plotted for regime change.

And, in his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Stone solicits Putin’s take on the significance of Crimea, NATO and the US’s history of interference in elections and regime change in the region.

 

The film was originally released in 2016, but unsurprisingly, Stone came up against problems distributing the film in the US and western countries.

A Russian-dubbed version was available almost immediately and was aired on TV in Russia, but people in the ‘free world’ were left without access to the full film.

Entire movie is available on Zero's weblink or through free download on FrostWire.

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-18/oliver-stones-ukraine-fire-doc...

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I agree! I was comparing USA (West) and China, Russia with this thread! i.e. Western 'Freedom of speech' ... 

" .... The film was originally released in 2016, but unsurprisingly, Stone came up against problems distributing the film in the US and western countries."

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Senate Votes To Reauthorize NSA Spying Program

As the Wall Street Journal explained, Section 702 underpins a wide range of electronic collection against foreign targets overseas and has been referred to by officials as critical to national security. The law was set to expire Friday unless Congress voted to reauthorize it.

Opponents of the bill say the secrecy surrounding intelligence agency operations has made it prone to abuse. One of the most prominent critics of reauthorization is Thomas Drake, an NSA whistleblower who raised concerns about the domestic spying initiatives that were revealed by Edward Snowden - except he raised his concerns through official channels.

The vote passed in a 65 to 34 vote with bipartisan support, meaning quite a few members of the Democrats "resistance" ended up aligning with the hated Donald Trump.

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"Explosive", "Shocking" And "Alarming" FISA Memo Set To Rock DC, "End Mueller Investigation"

"Not only will the release of this memo result in DOJ firing, but people will go to jail." -Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL)

 

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Snowden: Trump Must Veto Reauthorized NSA Spying Powers In Light Of FISA Memo

"If this memo had been known prior to the vote, FISA reauthorisation would have failed. These abuses must be made public"

 

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https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-20/nsa-sincerely-regrets-deleting-all-bush-era-surveillance-data-it-was-ordered

 

NSA "Sincerely Regrets" Deleting All Bush-Era Surveillance Data It Was Ordered To Preserve

 

There is a growing consensus among many observers in Washington that the national security agencies have become completely politicized over the past seventeen years and are now pursuing selfish agendas that actually endanger what remains of American democracy.

As Philip Giraldi notes, up until recently it has been habitual to refer to such activity as the Deep State, which is perhaps equivalent to the Establishment in that it includes financial services, the media, major foundations and constituencies, as well as lobbying groups, but we are now witnessing an evolutionary process in which the national security regime is exercising power independently.


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https://theintercept.com/2018/01/19/republicans-have-four-easy-ways-to-releasethememo-and-the-evidence-for-it-not-doing-so-will-prove-them-to-be-shameless-frauds/

 

Republicans Have Four Easy Ways to Release The Memo — and the Evidence for It. Not Doing So Will Prove Them to Be Shameless Frauds.

Glenn Greenwald, Jon Schwarz

January 19 2018, 11:23 p.m.

 

ONE OF THE gravest and most damaging abuses of state power is to misuse surveillance authorities for political purposes. For that reason, The Intercept, from its inception, has focused extensively on these issues.

We therefore regard as inherently serious strident warnings from public officials alleging that the FBI and Department of Justice have abused their spying power for political purposes. Social media last night and today have been flooded with inflammatory and quite dramatic claims now being made by congressional Republicans about a four-page memo alleging abuses of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act spying processes during the 2016 election. This memo, which remains secret, was reportedly written under the direction of the chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, and has been read by dozens of members of Congress after the committee voted to make the memo available to all members of the House of Representatives to examine in a room specially designated for reviewing classified material.

The rhetoric issuing from GOP members who read the memo is notably extreme. North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Meadows, chair of the House Freedom Caucus, called the memo “troubling” and “shocking” and said, “Part of me wishes that I didn’t read it because I don’t want to believe that those kinds of things could be happening in this country that I call home and love so much.” GOP Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania stated: “You think about, ‘Is this happening in America or is this the KGB?’ That’s how alarming it is.”


angel Can you see now ....?

"Is this happening in America or is this the KGB?" angel

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And never forget how did you title 'Up-yours' after he landed in HK in 2013 .... 'traitor' was the word used by most posters!

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Obama stole documents on a confidential private divorce and released them to win a Senate seat in Illinois, and said they bring a knife, we bring a gun. If no one can understand how a liberal could use good intentions to get government agencies led by bureaucratic liberals to screw the other party and Trump, it's very easy, The left has no decency or rules or morals, because the end justifies the means, we liberals know what is best, it's for your own good, nothing, absolutely nothing, new here, this is expected, getting the right Republicans to understand they have to play dirty and stop the good Christian turn the other cheek, please like me, let's have dialogue, bi partisanship bullshit and actually slap these progressives down is the biggest problem, I hope Trump has showed them how to actually fight and stop this crap and not care what the media think, but I doubt it, the republicans will probably go back to the same losing get along crap when Trump is gone and maybe we can get a third party. Hell, most people don't remember that Hillary was kicked off the Watergate legal team for tampering with evidence against Nixon. The left has always been and will always be disgusting immoral reprobates in power, I just can't believe the republicans still think they are good people and the voters got tired of their naive rhetoric and put a flame thrower in office. I frankly don't understand why it took so long to happen.

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I agree! I was comparing USA (West) and China, Russia with this thread! i.e. Western 'Freedom of speech' ... 

" .... The film was originally released in 2016, but unsurprisingly, Stone came up against problems distributing the film in the US and western countries."

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The largest country in the world does not have a warm water year round port for shipments despite global warming. This is a concession that America should make and I don't understand the stupidity of not allowing this to happen. Neither Europe or Russian really cares about Ukraine, it's the port. The Russians are lazy drunks and not very good at anything and giving them a warm water port want change the power structure of the world very much at all and they would cooperate on North Korea problem if some accommodation was made for the port.
It's a solution with nobody with a brain using this as a means to an end. Land locked countries in Africa have reached deals for a corridor to the sea through an easement through other countries but Russia can't have a warm water trade port in the modern world of trade and super powers and the EU.

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Historically, Crimea was Russian since ever, but it was given to Ukraine for 'maintenance' some 50-60 years ago, since Ukraine was still under helm of 'USSR'.

Russian 5th Fleet HQ is in Crimea..., but once Ukraine got out of Russian hands, Crimea was returned to Ruski hands and Crimean residents embrace Russia with some 95% vote. 'Hostile take-over of Crimea' is western (USA) BS!

 

Why Did Russia Give Away Crimea  Sixty Years Ago? | Wilson Center

 

Then Nuland showed up with her NGO in Uki ....

 

Russians don't look at ZATO as friendly ... and Crimea is already connected with mainland Russia by the bridge ... i.e. Uki is considered as an enemy by Ruski and IMO, Uki can't survive without Russia.

I entered Russia by bus few months ago through Ukraine. We were locked in the bus for 6 hours on Russian border and we had to wait for Russian cops to check our passports .... Don't ever travel to Russia through Ukraine by the road or by train!

Great read on Crimea and Russian reactions ...

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/19/world/europe/ukraine.html

USA is destined to start war in N. Horea and China&Ruski are handling it very well. N&S Horeas are suddenly in friendly negotiations/talk, Seul Olympics games will host team from North and such ... USA wants North to surrender their nuclear tech., but that will happened only when USA will stop intimidating North ... Pot-Belly-Jr. has seen what happened to Libya, Syria, Iraq .... who were all without nuclear armaments, so Pot-Belly-Jr. won't surrender it till USA won't stop bullying them. Very simple!

How THAAD installation in South is justified, but Pot-Belly-Jr. is nutter and shouldn't posses nuclear weapons?

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America should have never removed nuclear weapons from South Korea in the first place, it showed weakness and now it's come back to bite them in the ass.

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Why N. Horea is so utmost important to USA? 

 

It isn't move against Horea, but move against China and Russia.

Another reason are 'bad econ. stats' in USA .... think similar like in 2003 just before Iraq got hit.

 

I say, Yanks will leave with bloody nose and toothless, if/after the real fight materialise.

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has nothing to do with war, Trump has made fun of the fools negotiating with North Korea since Bill Clinton and he has to solve the problem even it means letting China have the country, which is the best option, he is not going to leave the problem for another president to solve in 2025. This is not a guy who lets things on a post it note be put off for the next day. This is not a typical political leader, it's a businessman, workaholic, who expects results, and he is not going to change what he really is for anybody. I actually think he pushed North Korea to hurry with weapons so he can further arm Taiwan, Japan. and South Korea. If they are armed up to the teeth with weapons, he can withdrew US forces and stop spending money there. If the Saudis arm up with nuclear weapons, we can cut our forces living in their country. How do you cut forces, scare the hell out of your allies, act like a crazy man so they buy their own weapons and increase their military and then you can leave the area saving the money that was the result you wanted and promised in your campaign. It will be very hard to tell allies they can't be trusted with nuclear weapons while letting North Korea procure them, so no we can arm the world and go home. It's really a perfect plan, all nuclear armed countries are in effect " a modern day Switzerland not to be touched", for fear of world destruction by a crazy leader, so arm them all and give the middle finger as you leave unnecessary military bases all over the world, make them universities for liberal brainwashing or some other utopian bullshit.

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Clintons don't use Bitcoin ...

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-23/clinton-foundation-uses-unseen-transactions-influence-peddling

 

The evolution of the Clinton Foundation since Oct. 23, 1997, proves that gigantic frauds, spread across the globe under the harsh glare of public attention and in the media, are tough to grasp - and tougher still to police.

Who would imagine, for example, that a former president, an aspiring president and a highly educated only child would work together, purposefully gaming controls at supposed “charities,” produce false and misleading public filings, and do so for more than two decades using a bevy of outside professional advisers and world-renowned directors?

Yet close examination of available facts demonstrates the Clinton Foundation and its network of false-front charity “initiatives” and affiliates remains the largest set of unprosecuted charitable frauds in American history. angel

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https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-21/brazen-plot-exonerate-hillary-...

 

In this highly recommended 30 minute interview with Joe diGenova, the former Special Counsel who went after both the Teamsters and former NY Governor Elliot Spitzer, paints a very clear picture of collusion is painted between the Obama administration, the FBI, the Clinton campaign and opposition research firm Fusion GPS.

 

 

"Brazen Plot To Exonerate Hillary Clinton" And Frame Trump Unraveling, Says Former Fed Prosecutor

The FBI used to spy on Russians. This time they spied on us. what this story is about - a brazen plot to exonerate Hillary Clinton from a clear violation of the law with regard to the way she handled classified information with her classified server. Absolutely a crime, absolutely a felony. It's about finding out why - as the Inspector General is doing at the department of justice - why Comey and the senior DOJ officials conducted a fake criminal investigation of Hillary ClintonFollowed none of the regular rules, gave her every break in the book, immunized all kinds of people, allowed the destruction of evidence, no grand jury, no subpoenas, no search warrant. That's not an investigation, that's a Potemkin village. It's a farce. 

And everybody knew it was a farce. The problem was, she didn't win. And because she didn't wain, the farce became a very serious opera. It wasn't a comic opera anymore, it was a tragic opera. And she was going to be the focus. 

What this is about, this is about a lavabo, a cleansing of FBI and the upper echelons of the Department of Justice.

We're going to discover that the Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, her deputy Sally Yates, the head of the national security division John Carlin, Bruce Ohr and other senior DOJ officials, and regrettably, lying attorneys. People who were senior career civil servants violated the law, perhaps committed crimes, and covered up crimes by a presidential candidate - but more than that, they tried to frame an incoming president with a false Russian conspiracy that never existed, and they knew it, and they plotted to ruin him as a candidate and then destroy him as a president. That's why this is important. That's why connecting the dots is important. 

DiGenova condemned the FBI for working so closely with the controversial Fusion GPS, a political hit squad paid by the DNC and Clinton campaign to create and spread the discredited Steele dossier about President Donald Trump. Without a justifiable law enforcement or national security reason, he says, the FBI “created false facts so that they could get surveillance warrants. Those are all crimes.” He adds, using official FISA-702 “queries” and surveillance was done “to create a false case against a candidate, and then a president.” -Daily Caller

During the interview, DiGenova holds up and references a previously unreported and heavily redacted 99-page FISA court opinion from April, 2017, which "describes systematic and on-going violations of the law [by the FBI and their contractors using unauthorized disclosures of raw intelligence on Americans]. This is stunning stuff."

NSA Admiral Mike Rodgers: An American Hero

diGenova also discusses the immense risks taken by retiring NSA director, Mike Rogers - who briefed Trump on Nov. 7, 2016 about the Obama administration's surveillance of the Trump team. The next day, the Presidental transition team was moved out of Trump tower and into the president-elect's Bedminster, NJ golf course until they could sweep for bugs. 

Uranium One and other matters

Also discussed in the interview are the Uranium One scandal, Mueller's "tainted" probe, and the consequences of the Democrats regaining control in the November midterms - which would most certainly lead to an effort to impeach Trump. 

“It’s important for the House to complete its work now,” says diGenova. 

icnif77:

Dr. Jerome Corsi explanation/decoding of Memo contents:

 

https://www.scribd.com/document/369668690/Qanon-Decode-Four-Posts-Sunday-Jan-21-2018-Will-Sessions-Drop-the-Hammer-Vers-17-0-Jan-21-2018

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This is funny ....

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-21/15-year-old-hacker-impersonated-cia-director-and-other-high-ranking-officials

 

A 15-year-old "hacktivist" who tricked AOL and Verizon customer support operators into believing he was then-CIA Director John Brennan, was able to crack into Brennan's accounts and access highly sensitive documents concerning US military and intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iran, a UK court has heard. 

 

Kane Gamble, now 18, was able to access Brennan's emails, contacts, and his iCloud storage account after several successful attempts to manipulate information out of the call center employees. Brennan's emails were sent to WikiLeaks and published on October 26, 2015.

Gamble founded the five-man hacktivist group "Crackas With Attitude" (CWA) - telling a Journalist "It all started by me getting more and more annoyed about how corrupt and cold blooded the US Government are so I decided to do something about it." The 15-year old then proceeded to unleash mayhem on his victims to "fuck the gov" according to court records, by taunting them online, downloading pornography onto their computers, and even taking control of their iPads and TV screens.

Gamble used similar techniques to hack the home broadband of Jeh Johnson, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and was able listened to [sic] his voicemails and send texts from his phone.

He bombarded Mr Johnson and his wife with calls, asking her: “Am I scaring you?” and left messages threatening to “bang his daughter”, the court heard.

Sometime in October, 2015, the 16-year-old Gamble convinced the FBI's help desk that the was Deputy Director Mark Giuliano - pretending to be the former FBI boss while using information he had obtained after accessing the FBI's Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal (Leap). From this access, Gamble gained intelligence and details of government employees and police officers. Gamble then bombarded Giuliano's family and associates with calls, forcing them to post an armed guard at their home.

“This has to be the biggest hack, I have access to all the details the Feds use for background checks.” -Kane Gamble

Gamble pleaded guilty to ten violations of the UK's computer misuse act in October, 2017. Two Americans charged with participating in Crackas With Attitude -computer science student Justin Liverman and Andrew Boggs, both of North Carolina - were arrested in 2016 and sentenced to five and two years in prison respectively after pleading guilty to criminal hacking conspiracy.

Court documents filed in the cases against Boggs and Liverman allege they conspired with “Cracka” to infiltrate the internet accounts of several senior U.S. officials and their families, causing more than $1.5 million in losses.

Gamble admitted to setting his sights on other U.S. government targets including former President Barack Obama’s deputy national security adviser, Avril Haines, and his senior science and technology adviser, John Holdren, local media reported.-Washington Times

At one point, the FBI realized that their system had been breached and the password was changed, but Gamble was able to regain access by calling the FBI helpdesk as Mr. Giuliano. The young hactivist also used his access to sensitive information to post the personal details of officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri.

Gamble's eight month cracking spree came to and end in February, 2016 after he accessed the details of 20,000 FBI employees from the DOJ's network, as well as files on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The FBI and US Secret Service immediately called police in the UK and Gamble was arrested at his Leicestershire home he shared with his mother.

Gamble awaits sentencing at yet to be determined date.

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15 Year Old Hacker Impersonated CIA Director And Other High Ranking Officials In Massive Data Breach 'Up-yours 2.0'
Kane Gamble AKA "Cracka"

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https://www.infowars.com/exclusive-infowars-releases-secret-fisa-memo/

 

Update: Despite media claims to the contrary, our congressional sources confirmed that the below memo documenting NSA spying on US citizens serves as a primary source of information for the Nunes summary memo:

William Binney, former tech head of the NSA contacted us this morning to send us the link to the reportedly classified memo that lawmakers said was a blueprint of how the Obama administration and the Deep State spied on President Trump.

This memo, hiding in plain site, serves as the basis for the four-page memo of Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) which reveals perjury by the Obama administration when connected to other research.

This is the basic compendium of the NSA abuses spotlighted by Nunes:

In the above memo, the NSA admits that US citizens were targeted by its analysts through Section 702 ‘upstream’ collection and vowed to make changes to its surveillance methods. This indicates the NSA and other intelligence agencies were pressured by the Trump administration to scrap its Obama-era policies that “allowed” illegal spying on US citizens.

“Section 702 has come under fire in recent months due to the alleged ‘unmasking’ and leaking of information about Americans — namely associates of President Donald Trump — that was collected in the surveillance of foreign targets,” reported FCW. “Some members of Congress threatened in March that they would have a hard time renewing 702 before it expires at the end of 2017 unless the administration prosecutes those responsible for the leaks.”

Here’s some interesting excerpts from the above memo:

Page 15 – “…NSA analysts had used US-person identifiers to query the results on Internet ‘upstream’ collection, even though NSA’s Section 702 minimization procedures prohibited such queries.”

Page 19 – “Since 2011, NSA’s minimization procedures have prohibited use of US-person identifiers to query the results of upstream Internet collection under Section 702. The Oct. 26, 2016 Notice informed the Court that NSA analysts had been conducting such queries in violation of that prohibition, with much greater frequency than had previously been disclosed to the Court.”

Page 21 – “The government still had not ascertained the full range of systems that might have been used to conduct improper US-person queries.”

Page 29 – “The elimination of ‘abouts’ collection and, consequently, the more problematic forms of MCTs, focuses Section 702 aqcquisitions more sharply on communications to or from Section 702 targets, who are reasonably believed to be non-US persons outside the United States and expected to receive or communicate foreign intelligence information. That sharper focus should have the effect that US person information acquired under Section 702 will come more predominantly from non-domestic communications that are relevant to the foreign intelligence needs on which the pertinent targeting decisions were based.”

Page 33 – “…Information acquired by FISA electronic surveillance and physical search, which often involve target who are United States persons and typically are directed at persons in the United States.”

SEE BELOW – Binney breaks down what this memo means on Infowars: 

 

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A:Yes, you can get legal ET job by the Chinese Labor law.  Problem is, most Chinese managers and recruiters don't know, they can obtain Working permit for a non-native English teacher with BA completed in a native English country. I'd suggest, you mention possibility of legal employment for non-native English teacher with degree completed in a native English country at the first interview. It's a tough time in China at your example, IMO.  Most recruiters and hiring managers in China know only "ET must hold a native English passport ..", so your job application get dismissed right there. The other thing is, never stop sending your CV to the job offers doesn't matter if no replies. At my time in China (pre-2017), I'd send CVs to every offer posted daily.I've even disregarded advert's requirement 'native English passport holder', and ... I got a reply or two in a month time. Take the last paragraph as a rule! Good luck!   -- icnif77