Nemtsov in a “Caucasian Knot”‘: chechens, drugs, ISIS, Batman and Kolomoisky


March 8, 2015
Translated by Kristina Rus

Blogger Scofield collected a series of quotes from open sources to shed the light on the characters surrounding the murder of Nemtsov, and possible motives. His comments are in blue.

March 7, 2015

The acting secretary of the Security Council of Ingushetia, Albert Barahoev first informed the “Caucasian knot” what Dadaev and Gubashev were engaged in.

Z. Dadaev – is an active employee of the Chechen Interior Ministry, worked in senior positions. Until recently lived in Grozny in the barracks.

Later Barahoev explained to RIA Novosti that Dadaev is the deputy commander of the regiment battalion “North” of the Interior Ministry of the Chechen Republic.

“If the information of the sources of the “Caucasian knot” that one of the suspects was serving in the Chechen battalion “North” is confirmed, it will prove one thing: the suspects are associated with customers [likely intermediaries – KR], who, in turn, are connected with Chechnya. And the theory of a foreign trail, voiced by one of the agencies, is wrong. Our information shows the failure of the theory about a foreign trail and that customers of the assassination of Boris Nemtsov, live outside of Russia,” told RBC the chief editor of the website “Caucasian knot,” Grigory Shvedov.

March 7, 2015

Battalion “North” is one of the two spetsnaz units of the Internal troops of the Russian Interior Ministry, staffed by residents of Chechnya and stationed in the Republic. The second battalion is called “South”, they were created under the patronage of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov in 2006.

The commander of “North” is a Hero of Russia, Colonel Alimbek Delimkhanov, a brother of State Duma Deputy, Adam Delimkhanov.

The targets at the same time are Kadyrov and commander of IT of the MVD (MIA), V. Zolotov. Impressive barrage of information war, fired by the “Caucasian knot”.

March 3, 2015

Late in the evening “Kavkaz-Center” of Chechnya received information about the killer of Boris Nemtsov.

This is reported by with reference to “Kavkaz-Center”.

He was killed by Kadyrov’s cousin and his personal executioner, Adam Delimkhanov, a member of Putin’s state gang “Russian Duma”. The one who personally killed the former friend of Kadyrov, the leader of the group “Gorets”, Movladi Baisarov in the center of Moscow in front of the eyes of Russian cops. Also organized the murder of Sulima Yamadaev in Dubai, and earlier in 2008, the murder of his older brother, also near the Kremlin walls.

“Kavkaz-Center” and M. Udugov

March 12, 2008

The website “Kavkaz-Center” is managed by the ideologue of radical Islam in the North Caucasus, Movladi Udugov.

“It is Udugov, – said Ruslan Saidov,- who, with his provocative slogans in the 1990’s discredited the idea of Chechen independence in the eyes of the world community. He summed up the ideological base for the invasion of Shamil Basayev and Emir Khattab into Dagestan in 1999, that led to the Second Chechen war”.

Regarding the service of Udugov as a secret officer in the Chechen KGB on the fifth line, Ruslan Saidov said: “According to the documents, which I seized in the fall of 1991 by order of the President in the KGB building, there was no secret agent by the name of Udugov, there was a secret agent by the name of Timishev Movladi Saidalievich, who, in fact, was widely known as Movladi Udugov“.

March 5, 2015

Ankara started backroom negotiations with the leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (KWP), Abdullah Odjhalan, who is serving a life sentence on the island of Imraly in the Sea of Marmara. One of the intermediate results of those negotiations was the agreement of the field commanders of KWP to withdraw from Turkey to Iraqi Kandil mountains.

Thus, said some experts from the United States, taking into account the fact that in most Kurdish areas of Syria the real power passed into the hands of “the local branch” of the KWP – Democratic Union Party (DUP), and the regime of Bashar al-Assad does not control “Syrian Kurdistan”, in the very near future the region of “Global Middle East” will go through the inevitable transformation and “reset”. Of course, a known military employee and U.S. diplomat, a former adviser to the Kurdish regional government (KRG) in Erbil, Peter Galbraith, has added fuel to the fire, particularly since January 2013, by openly encouraging the Iraqi Kurds towards independence, even with territorial concessions to Baghdad of the cities of Mosul and Kirkuk.

As acknowledged on February 13 by a spokesman of the armed forces of Peshmerga of the Kurdish regional government, Helgert Hikmet, the Americans will set up a base in Erbil. The draft of the Treaty with the American government, which is currently being prepared by the lawyers of both parties, provides for a 15-year lease of the land “for the needs of the U.S. army,” emphasizes the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet, quoting diplomatic sources in Iraqi Kurdistan.

So, Peter Galbraith:

October 19, 2006

On May 1st of this year the New York Times published an article in which the democratic Senator Joe Biden and commentator Leslie Gelb insisted on the necessity of decentralization of Iraq.

“The idea, as in Bosnia, is to maintain a single Iraq through decentralization, enabling each religious and ethnic group, the Kurds, Sunnis and Shiites – the possibility to manage their own affairs, while keeping the central government, representing their common interests,” – says the article.

Peter Galbraith, former U.S. Ambassador to Croatia, believes that Iraq should go the way of Yugoslavia. He advocates complete independence of the Kurds. Iraq, says Galbraith, can no longer be put back together.

Noting the unanimity of P. Galbraith and D. Biden, you must consider that the current Vice-President of USA “for more than 35 years worked as a Senator from Delaware, where thousands of Vanguard corporations, including European, are registered” 


May 17, 1999

In light of the situation in Kosovo, it is impossible not to pay attention to this fact. Shortly before the escalation of tensions in this region (February-March 1998) it was visited by former U.S. Ambassador to Croatia, Peter Galbraith. He met with the leader of the party of the Democratic Alliance of Kosovo (DAK) Ibrahim Rugova, now the self-proclaimed President of the internationally unrecognized state. (The real power there is in the hands of the separatists, headed by Mr. Rugova. Although nominally there is administration, approved by Belgrade).

Officially occupying earlier diplomatic post in Zagreb, Mr. Galbraith was already reputed to be (and was) the unofficial coordinator of the policy of USA and NATO in the Balkans. The events in Kosovo unraveled shortly after the “grey cardinal” was spotted there (aka Galbraith). Observers directly link the escalation of tensions in the region with activities of Galbraith. “The Balkan peacemaker” always stays in the shadows.

October 27, 2009

Two months after the elections in Afghanistan, the name of the next President of the country still remains a mystery. The official election results have not been declared, which testifies to the harsh struggle between the clans.

According to the official version, the current head of state, Hamid Karzai, received 55% of the vote, while his main rival, former foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah – 28%. Meanwhile, the latter announced a massive fraud on the part of Karzai and demanded a second round of voting. UN officials and representatives of the U.S. administration for some time could not decide which side to take. “In my opinion, the fraud is a fact, which should be recognized by the UN, otherwise it risks losing the respect of many Afghans who do not support President Hamid Karzai,” said Peter Galbraith, the Deputy head of the UN mission in Afghanistan. For what Karzai’s circle called him the “personal enemy” of Afghan President and put him on the “black list”.

On October 11, Kai Eide, the head of the UN mission in Afghanistan has publicly acknowledged the fact of massive electoral fraud. Shortly before the American administration supported the point of view of the special representative of the President of the United States to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke. He personally inspected the “hot” provinces of Afghanistan and has ascertained that the interference in the election process from the outside will bring only harm.

November 2, 2009

Abdullah Abdullah refused to participate in the second round of the presidential election.

The “Victory” of Hamid Karzai was achieved through fraud and now, by default, turned him into a tainted personality, reports the Guardian.

Hillary Clinton and U.S. special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, just a few days ago wrung the hands of Karzai, and received his consent to hold the second round. According to them, this was important, considering the fact that his alleged victory in the first round was unfair and almost bordered on farce.

Former senior US diplomat, Peter Galbraith, was fired from the UN mission in Kabul because of the scandal over the fact that it turned a blind eye to electoral violations. Last week he warned that tainted by fraud, the second round will have catastrophic consequences for Afghanistan and allied military mission, leading the fight against the Taliban and Al-Qaida.

According to Galbraith, the second term of Karzai, in whatever way he would achieve it “will be compromised at home and abroad”. To overcome this crisis of legitimacy, he called for reforms, proposed by Abdullah, which will provide a greater degree of sharing of power among ethnic groups, elections of provincial governors, empowerment of local authorities and the appointment of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet by the parliament, and not President.

April 7, 2010

The head of close to the “Taliban” radical group “Army of Muslims”, Sayed Akbar Agha, was sentenced to 16 years for the kidnapping of three Afghan staff of the UN mission in Kabul in 2004.

The head of the UN mission in Afghanistan, Kai Eide, was notified about the release of Akbar Agha. Eide told BBC News, that he did not discuss the decision of Karzai. The President himself, according to his official representative, “remembers nothing” about pardoning the extremist.

Meanwhile, according to some Afghan human rights defenders, secret pardons of criminals is a common practice in Afghanistan. Typically, the amnesty applies to the rich and influential prisoners, such as drug traffickers.

The actions of Hamid Karzai lately caused concern in the West. On April 6, the former ambassador of the UN in Afghanistan, Peter Galbraith even questioned the mental health of the President and suspected him of drug use. The reason for such a sharp comment was the statement of Karzai, in which he threatened to join the Taliban. Before that, Karzai accused the foreigners in the organization of falsifications at the presidential elections of 2009.

Peter Galbraith explicitly is at odds with Karzai (and “Greg B.” who stands behind him). Peter Galbraith and Joe Biden (client of Vanguard) are unanimous about the need to separate Iraq.

The work of Peter Galbraith in the Balkans, Afghanistan and Kurdistan says that he understands those “issues” that ensure the independence of “Greg” from Vanguard. The project with a military base in Erbil – is a possible blow to transit channels, convenient for “Greg”.

March 6, 2015

The head of the FSKN [Federal Drug Control Service of Russian Federation] V. Ivanov: “The transit of Afghan heroin through the territory, which is controlled by ISIS – is a huge financial sponsorship of ISIS. According to our calculations – up to a billion dollars.

In total, “Islamic state” provides about half of the total supply of heroin to the European continent. But this problem is of little concern to world leaders. No decisions about how to proceed in this situation were so far adopted by the international community.

March 8, 2015
ISIS and the transit of Afghan heroin

Nigerian radical group “Boko Haram” on Saturday swore allegiance to the Islamist terrorist group “Islamic state”, which declared a Caliphate on the occupied territories of Iraq and Syria.

West Africa is also interesting for its drug trafficking affairs:

April 4, 2012

LeFigaro: What about the territory of Azawad region, which was almost completely captured by the Tuaregs?

Pierre Jakma: This region in Northern Mali, the independence of which is sought by the Tuaregs, is not just the “cradle” of their people. For a long time, this area plays an important role in the illicit trade of weapons, cars, cigarettes, and humans. In addition, several years ago trafficking of cocaine from Latin America also begun there. Thus, behind all the statements of the Tuaregs and Islamists, we should not lose sight of the significant financial interests.

ISIS will gradually take control of the transit of Colombian cocaine?

Then “Greg’s” infrastructure will receive all the more powerful competitor.

March 6, 2015

The head of the FSKN Ivanov told reporters: “The Federal Drug Control Service did work and will continue to work.”

On the question, whether “a dot has been placed” [solution reached] about the dissolution of the agency, the official replied: “In my opinion, there was not even a comma. Just media speculation”.

RBC’s source, close to the Kremlin, argued that behind the elimination of the FMS [Federal Migration Service] and the Federal Drug Control Service was Viktor Zolotov, former head of security service of the President, who in May 2014 became commander of the Internal Troops.

The first one who reported to the “Caucasian Knot” that Z. Dadaev worked in senior positions in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Chechnya, was the acting Secretary of the Security Council of Ingushetia Albert Barahaev.

(Later A. Barahaev said that Dadaev was the deputy commander of the regiment battalion “North” of the Interior Ministry of the Chechen Republic).

Battalion “North” – SPN [Spetsnaz – KK] of Internal Troops of MIA.

The commander of the Internal Troops is V. Zolotov, who according to RBC “advocates for the elimination of the Federal Migration Service and the Federal Drug Control Service”.

Anti-drug Commission of Republic of Ingushetia:

Chief of staff of the Commission, head of unit, on the basis of which was created the Commission staff, Acting Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic,  Barahaev Albert Beksultanovych.

The head of the anti-drug commission of Republic of Ingushetia (FSKN) illuminates the affiliation of Z. Dadaev with the Interior Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Why?

Is this revenge on V. Zolotov from those who did not want the dissolution of the Federal Drug Control Service?

Or is Vanguard forced “to burn another valuable asset”, forcing him to publicly speak out at the “Caucasian knot”?

To speak out with information, which is not favorable to Vladimir Putin, because his inner circle already broadcasted through the newspaper “Izvestia” the connection to Dzhokhar Dudayev battalion, headed by A. Osmaev to the murder of B. Nemtsov.

V. Zolotov was already shown in a negative light by some media outlets:

For example, “Rosbalt” (the media outlet of the former head of  FSKN V. Cherkesov, who also opposed the dissolution of the Federal Drug Control Service)

February 4, 2015

Before the dust settled, stirred by the performance of Dremov, as the opposition got hit. Literally the next day, chief of staff of the 4th brigade, Alexander Bednov (Batman) was killed “during  apprehension”, and a few days later the battalion of MGB (Ministry of National Security [a type of KGB/FSB/CIA]) of LPR “Odessa” was disarmed. On the one hand, it reminded me of the events of twenty years ago – the confrontation in Grozny of Shamil Basayev and Ruslan Labazanov, and on the other – there is a curious difference. The squad, which raided the “irreconcilables”, was not pro-Kiev. In the interests of the new leadership of the self-proclaimed Republic, formed from old human resources, operated a group, which was subordinate to the current senior officer of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation, Yevgeny Wagner.

By the end of January the Cossack detachment from Rovenki under Pavel Reznikov, was disarmed by force, around the same time the “people’s mayor” of Pervomaysk, Yevgeny Ishchenko, was killed. The opposition leaders made conclusions and calmed down.

January 5, 2015

From a reliable source in Novorossia “The Four Feathers” learned, that the order for the elimination of the chief of staff of the fourth separate motorized brigade of Lugansk People’s Republic, Colonel Alexander Bednov-Batman, came from the international drug mafia. The field commander allegedly refused to allow drug trafficking on the territory, controlled by GBR [Fast Response Team] “Batman”, and strictly forbade the selling of drugs. 

Or vice versa – allowed? And was eliminated for such anarchy.

Considering the fact that “Vanguard’s watchman” Kolomoisky launched a joint project with Khomutynnik (Ukrainian customs watchman), and that the Governor of  Odessa region is also a man of Kolomoisky – Palitsa, and with the mayor of Odessa, Trukhanov, Kolomoisky made a deal, we can expect a surge of transit operations through the port of Odessa. Such operations, which will further increase the role of ISIS in the transit of Afghan heroin.

And, in the end, all the positions, needed by Vangard, in NCS/CIA will be taken by reliable people. Or, “Greg B” will realize that it is time to restructure the business in the interests of Vanguard.

KR: claims that it provided the FSB with information which led to the killers of Nemtsov.

The urgency to sweep Odessa from “pro-Russian separatists,” resulting in Odessa massacre fits into the above narrative, as well as the desire of Ukrainian nationalists to have a common border with Georgia.

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