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1.#Trump and the #TrumpCrimeFamily built a hotel in #Azerbaijan, his partners in the deal to build the hotel was #Oligarchs with ties to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard

#Trump #Azerbaijan #Baku #MoneyLaundering #IranianRevolutionaryGuard
2.March 23rd 2018 DAG #Rosenstein and the #SDNY indicted Nine #Iranians With Conducting Massive Cyber Theft Campaign on Behalf of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

#Trump #Azerbaijan #Baku #MoneyLaundering #IranianRevolutionaryGuard

justice.gov/opa/pr/nine-ir…
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1) Swiss counter-espionage investigators caught agents of the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in the act as they were planning to abduct a Swiss-Turkish businessman who was critical of the government of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
2) According to the plan, the details of which were obtained by Nordic Monitor, two Turkish diplomats, identified as Hacı Mehmet Gani, working under cover as press attaché, a position that is currently attached to Erdoğan’s Communications Office.
3) The other Turkish spy is Hakan Kamil Yerge, working under cover as second secretary at the Turkish Embassy in Bern, who joined the plot to drug and kidnap the businessman, Swiss national of Turkish descent.
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In case anyone is wondering what to get @RosianneCutajar for Christmas, I’d recommend (a) a couple of solid dictionaries, (b) a treatise (preferably in very simple & plain language) on the role of dictionaries & (c) a reality check as a stocking filler. 1/
Here’s @RosianneCutajar. Rosianne is a tool (not a particularly sharp one) in Muscat’s toolkit that he whips out for comic relief / sympathy / distraction.

An insidious circus sideshow. This is her latest advertorial “opinion piece” in the ever obliging MaltaToday 2/
Rosianne has a past which she is somewhat ashamed of. Which is fine, we all did stupid stuff 3/
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#Azerbaijan: Intensified Crackdown, government sentenced at least 25 journalists and political and youth activists to long prison terms in politically motivated, unfair trials in 2017. hrw.org/news/2018/01/1…
“Over the past year, Azerbaijani authorities have sustained a concerted assault on government critics, threatening the survival of independent activism in the country,”
"Authorities also stifled critical media. In May, claiming national security threats, authorities permanently blocked prominent independent and opposition media outlets’"
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What Happened in Moscow: The Inside Story of How Trump’s Obsession With Putin Began
👉 His 2013 visit paved the way for a scandal that shook the world.
motherjones.com/politics/2018/…
9Nov2013 Miss Universe staffers considered it an Open Secret that Trump’s true agenda in Moscow was not the show but his desire to do business there.
Yet to those around him that afternoon, Trump seemed gripped by one question: Where was Vladimir Putin?
motherjones.com/politics/2018/…
Once in Moscow, Trump received a private message from the Kremlin, delivered by Aras Agalarov, an Oligarch close to Putin & Trump’s partner in hosting the Miss Universe event there: “Mr. Putin would like to meet Mr. Trump.” That excited Trump.
motherjones.com/politics/2018/…
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