It is impossible for one to be internationalist without being a nationalist. Internationalism is possible only when nationalism becomes a fact, i.e. when peoples belonging to different countries have organized themselves and are able to act as one man. It is not nationalism that is evil, it is the narrowness, selfishness, exclusiveness which is the bane of modern nations which is evil. Each wants to profit at the expense of, and rise on the ruin of, the other.

Indian nationalism has struck a different path. It wants to organize itself or to find full self-expression for the benefit and service of humanity at large … God having cast my lot in the midst of the people of India, I should be untrue to my Maker if I failed to serve them. If I do not know how to serve them I shall never know how to serve humanity. And I cannot possibly go wrong so long as I do not harm other nations in the act of serving my country.

Mahatma Gandhi (Young India, 18 June 1925, p211)






Tuesday, August 4, 2020


He was big and strong, in his eyes a flaming glow 
Most people looked at him with terror and with fear 
But to Moscow chicks he was such a lovely dear 
He could preach the bible like a preacher 
Full of ecstasy and fire 
But he also was the kind of teacher 
Women would desire 

Lover of the Russian queen

There was a cat that really was gone 

Russia's greatest love machine 
It was a shame how he carried on 
He ruled the Russian land and never mind the Czar 
But the kasachok he danced really wunderbar 
In all affairs of state he was the man to please 
But he was real great when he had a girl to squeeze 
For the queen he was no wheeler dealer 
Though she'd heard the things he'd done 
She believed he was a holy healer 
Who would heal her son 

Lover of the Russian queen 

There was a cat that really was gone 

Russia's greatest love machine 
It was a shame how he carried on 
But when his drinking and lusting and his hunger 
For power became known to more and more people 
The demands to do something about this outrageous 
Man became louder and louder 
"This man's just got to go!" declared his enemies 
But the ladies begged "Don't you try to do it, please" 
No doubt this Rasputin had lots of hidden charms 
Though he was a brute they just fell into his arms 
Then one night some men of higher standing 
Set a trap, they're not to blame 
"Come to visit us" they kept demanding 
And he really came 

Lover of the Russian queen 

They put some poison into his wine 

Russia's greatest love machine 
He drank it all and he said "I feel fine" 

Lover of the Russian queen 

They didn't quit, they wanted his head 

Russia's greatest love machine 

Adrenochrome, Celebrity Possession and Sick Hollywood

Adrenochrome..Sick Hollywood

Celebrity Possession

Is demonic possession a prerequisite to becoming a celebrity?

Or does becoming a celebrity open people up to some level of possession?


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When however Zarathustra had gone round a rock, then saw he on the same path, not far below him, a man who threw his limbs about like a maniac, and at last tumbled to the ground on his belly. “Halt!” said then Zarathustra to his heart, “he there must surely be the higher man, from him came that dreadful cry of distress,—I will see if I can help him.” When, however, he ran to the spot where the man lay on the ground, he found a trembling old man, with fixed eyes; and in spite of all Zarathustra’s efforts to lift him and set him again on his feet, it was all in vain. The unfortunate one, also, did not seem to notice that some one was beside him; on the contrary, he continually looked around with moving gestures, like one forsaken and isolated from all the world. At last, however, after much trembling, and convulsion, and curling-himself-up, he began to lament thus:

Who warm’th me, who lov’th me still? 
Give ardent fingers! 
Give heartening charcoal-warmers! 
Prone, outstretched, trembling, 
Like him, half dead and cold, whose feet one warm’th— 
And shaken, ah! by unfamiliar fevers, 
Shivering with sharpened, icy-cold frost-arrows, 
By thee pursued, my fancy! 
Ineffable! Recondite! Sore-frightening! 
Thou huntsman ‘hind the cloud-banks! 
Now lightning-struck by thee, 
Thou mocking eye that me in darkness watcheth: 
—Thus do I lie, 
Bend myself, twist myself, convulsed 
With all eternal torture, 
And smitten 
By thee, cruellest huntsman, 
Thou unfamiliar—GOD... 

Smite deeper! 
Smite yet once more! 
Pierce through and rend my heart! 
What mean’th this torture 
With dull, indented arrows? 
Why look’st thou hither, 
Of human pain not weary, 
With mischief-loving, godly flash-glances? 
Not murder wilt thou, 
But torture, torture? 
For why—ME torture, 
Thou mischief-loving, unfamiliar God?— 

Ha! Ha! 
Thou stealest nigh 
In midnight’s gloomy hour?... 
What wilt thou? 
Thou crowdst me, pressest— 
Ha! now far too closely! 
Thou hearst me breathing, 
Thou o’erhearst my heart, 
Thou ever jealous one! 
—Of what, pray, ever jealous? 
Off! Off! 
For why the ladder? 
Wouldst thou GET IN? 
To heart in-clamber? 
To mine own secretest 
Conceptions in-clamber? 
Shameless one! Thou unknown one!—Thief! 
What seekst thou by thy stealing? 
What seekst thou by thy hearkening? 
What seekst thou by thy torturing? 
Thou torturer! 
Or shall I, as the mastiffs do, 
Roll me before thee? 
And cringing, enraptured, frantical, 
My tail friendly—waggle! 

In vain! 
Goad further! 
Cruellest goader! 
No dog—thy game just am I, 
Cruellest huntsman! 
Thy proudest of captives, 
Thou robber ‘hind the cloud-banks... 
Speak finally! 
Thou lightning-veiled one! Thou unknown one! Speak! 
What wilt thou, highway-ambusher, from—ME? 
What WILT thou, unfamiliar—God? 
How much of ransom-gold? 
Solicit much—that bid’th my pride! 
And be concise—that bid’th mine other pride! 

Ha! Ha! 
ME—wantst thou? me? 

Ha! Ha! 
And torturest me, fool that thou art, 
Dead-torturest quite my pride? 
Give LOVE to me—who warm’th me still? 
Who lov’th me still?— 
Give ardent fingers 
Give heartening charcoal-warmers, 
Give me, the lonesomest, 
The ice (ah! seven-fold frozen ice 
For very enemies, 
For foes, doth make one thirst). 
Give, yield to me, 
Cruellest foe, 

There fled he surely, My final, only comrade, 
My greatest foe, 
Mine unfamiliar— 
My hangman-God!... 

Come thou back! 
WITH all of thy great tortures! 
To me the last of lonesome ones, 
Oh, come thou back! 
All my hot tears in streamlets trickle 
Their course to thee! 
And all my final hearty fervour— 
Up-glow’th to THEE! 
Oh, come thou back, 
Mine unfamiliar God! my PAIN! 
My final bliss!

—Here, however, Zarathustra could no longer restrain himself; he took his staff and struck the wailer with all his might. “Stop this,” cried he to him with wrathful laughter, “stop this, thou stage-player! Thou false coiner! Thou liar from the very heart! I know thee well!

I will soon make warm legs to thee, thou evil magician: I know well how—to make it hot for such as thou!”

—“Leave off,” said the old man, and sprang up from the ground, “strike me no more, O Zarathustra! I did it only for amusement!

That kind of thing belongeth to mine art. Thee thyself, I wanted to put to the proof when I gave this performance. And verily, thou hast well detected me!

But thou thyself—hast given me no small proof of thyself: thou art HARD, thou wise Zarathustra! Hard strikest thou with thy ‘truths,’ thy cudgel forceth from me—THIS truth!”

—“Flatter not,” answered Zarathustra, still excited and frowning, “thou stage-player from the heart! Thou art false: why speakest thou—of truth!

Thou peacock of peacocks, thou sea of vanity; WHAT didst thou represent before me, thou evil magician; WHOM was I meant to believe in when thou wailedst in such wise?”

“THE PENITENT IN SPIRIT,” said the old man, “it was him—I represented; thou thyself once devisedst this expression—

—The poet and magician who at last turneth his spirit against himself, the transformed one who freezeth to death by his bad science and conscience.

And just acknowledge it: it was long, O Zarathustra, before thou discoveredst my trick and lie! Thou BELIEVEDST in my distress when thou heldest my head with both thy hands,—

—I heard thee lament ‘we have loved him too little, loved him too little!’ Because I so far deceived thee, my wickedness rejoiced in me.”

“Thou mayest have deceived subtler ones than I,” said Zarathustra sternly. “I am not on my guard against deceivers; I HAVE TO BE without precaution: so willeth my lot.

Thou, however,—MUST deceive: so far do I know thee! Thou must ever be equivocal, trivocal, quadrivocal, and quinquivocal! Even what thou hast now confessed, is not nearly true enough nor false enough for me!

Thou bad false coiner, how couldst thou do otherwise! Thy very malady wouldst thou whitewash if thou showed thyself naked to thy physician.

Thus didst thou whitewash thy lie before me when thou saidst: ‘I did so ONLY for amusement!’ There was also SERIOUSNESS therein, thou ART something of a penitent-in-spirit!

I divine thee well: thou hast become the enchanter of all the world; but for thyself thou hast no lie or artifice left,—thou art disenchanted to thyself!

Thou hast reaped disgust as thy one truth. No word in thee is any longer genuine, but thy mouth is so: that is to say, the disgust that cleaveth unto thy mouth.”—

—“Who art thou at all!” cried here the old magician with defiant voice, “who dareth to speak thus unto ME, the greatest man now living?”—and a green flash shot from his eye at Zarathustra. But immediately after he changed, and said sadly:

“O Zarathustra, I am weary of it, I am disgusted with mine arts, I am not GREAT, why do I dissemble! But thou knowest it well—I sought for greatness!

A great man I wanted to appear, and persuaded many; but the lie hath been beyond my power. On it do I collapse.

O Zarathustra, everything is a lie in me; but that I collapse—this my collapsing is GENUINE!”—

“It honoureth thee,” said Zarathustra gloomily, looking down with sidelong glance, “it honoureth thee that thou soughtest for greatness, but it betrayeth thee also. Thou art not great.

Thou bad old magician, THAT is the best and the honestest thing I honour in thee, that thou hast become weary of thyself, and hast expressed it: ‘I am not great.’

THEREIN do I honour thee as a penitent-in-spirit, and although only for the twinkling of an eye, in that one moment wast thou—genuine.

But tell me, what seekest thou here in MY forests and rocks? And if thou hast put thyself in MY way, what proof of me wouldst thou have?—

—Wherein didst thou put ME to the test?”

Thus spake Zarathustra, and his eyes sparkled. But the old magician kept silence for a while; then said he: “Did I put thee to the test? I—seek only.

O Zarathustra, I seek a genuine one, a right one, a simple one, an unequivocal one, a man of perfect honesty, a vessel of wisdom, a saint of knowledge, a great man!

Knowest thou it not, O Zarathustra? I SEEK ZARATHUSTRA.”

—And here there arose a long silence between them: Zarathustra, however, became profoundly absorbed in thought, so that he shut his eyes. But afterwards coming back to the situation, he grasped the hand of the magician, and said, full of politeness and policy:

“Well! Up thither leadeth the way, there is the cave of Zarathustra. In it mayest thou seek him whom thou wouldst fain find.

And ask counsel of mine animals, mine eagle and my serpent: they shall help thee to seek. My cave however is large.

I myself, to be sure—I have as yet seen no great man. That which is great, the acutest eye is at present insensible to it. It is the kingdom of the populace.

Many a one have I found who stretched and inflated himself, and the people cried: ‘Behold; a great man!’ But what good do all bellows do! The wind cometh out at last.

At last bursteth the frog which hath inflated itself too long: then cometh out the wind. To prick a swollen one in the belly, I call good pastime. Hear that, ye boys!

Our to-day is of the populace: who still KNOWETH what is great and what is small! Who could there seek successfully for greatness! A fool only: it succeedeth with fools.

Thou seekest for great men, thou strange fool? Who TAUGHT that to thee? Is to-day the time for it? Oh, thou bad seeker, why dost thou—tempt me?”—

Thus spake Zarathustra, comforted in his heart, and went laughing on his way.

The so-called Covid-19 Pandemic has been traced to a 1976 World Bank Plot

August 3, 2020

The Zionists are having a field day in the absence of an agreement to reboot the world economy. They are stoking a war between China and the U.S., promoting their pandemic and vaccine scam, and causing trouble all over the world. If we are going to defeat them once and for all, we need to realize that we are dealing with an enemy who works according to long term plans, some going back hundreds of years.

The latest example of this is the ongoing Covid-19 and vaccine scam. British MI6 intelligence now says:

“The Covid-19 thing was traced back to a document at the World Bank dated 1976. It is a form of Eugenics involving the UN and its organs.”

If you look at the world map of so-called Covid-19 cases at the link below, you will notice it is essentially a disease affecting monotheist controlled countries (including secret colonies India and Japan). Africa is mostly avoiding the whole scam as is most of East Asia. So, if it is Eugenics, as MI6 claims, the target appears to be mainly people of European descent. 

The P3 Freemasons are saying the Covid-19 campaign is only going to intensify until an agreement is reached to set up a “World Republic.” Certainly, the P3 lodge involvement is easier to spot in Japan and Korea where all positive test results are being traced to either Christian (P3) sects or Khazarian Mafia hedge funds. 

That is why it is disturbing that pharmacidical companies are being granted legal immunity in the case their “vaccines” cause harm. “This is a unique situation where we as a company simply cannot take the risk if in … four years the vaccine is showing side effects,” said Ruud Dobber, a top exec at AstraZeneca. 

Furthermore, the statistically impossible prevalence of Covid-19 among politicians, celebrities, etc. is a sign the elite are being told to play-act coronavirus in order to keep the sheeple scared. There is also, of course, the aspect of the White Hats using coronavirus as an excuse for a big purge of Satanists, but that is only part of the story.

The other big theme being pushed by the Zionists is an escalating conflict between the U.S. and China. The U.S. State Department propaganda machine is pushing a doctored document known as “The Secret Speech of General Chi Haotian,” which claims to contain secret Chinese plans to invade the U.S., kill women and children and use biological warfare. 

Of course, the opposite is true, since everybody who read the Project for a New American Century knows the Zionist regime has been touting race-specific or ethnic-specific biological warfare as a “useful political tool.” Also, the Zionists took over the infamous Japanese unit 731 biological warfare division and have been developing bioweapons ever since. They have been well documented, using bio-warfare agents like weaponized insects during the Korean war, for example. Since 9.11 they have built biological warfare research institutes all over the world, including Wuhan, China.

The anti-China cheerleader is U.S. Zionist Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who has been saying things like;

“The old paradigm of blind engagement with China has failed. We must not continue it. We must not return to it,” and “The truth is that our policies – and those of other free nations – resurrected China’s failing economy, only to see Beijing bite the international hands that were feeding it.”

The Americans have also received a nasty shock during their last China baiting expedition to the South China Sea. A crucial Chinese report, unavailable and not referred to by Western media, and translated by Hong Kong-based analyst Thomas Wing Polin, is essential to understand the context.

The report refers to U.S. Growler electronic warplanes rendered totally out of control by electronic jamming devices positioned on islands and reefs in the South China Sea.”

The vulnerability of U.S. electronics was also exploited by the Russians recently when they turned a U.S. Aegis warship in the Black Sea into a sitting duck that could have been sunk by a 19th-century warship.

The Zionists also appear to be using weather warfare in an attempt to break China’s Three Gorges Dam. If the dam broke, it would flood 400 million Chinese and kill at least 500,000 people. However, those using such weapons must realize China would retaliate by doing something like blowing the Yellowstone Caldera. 

The Chinese for their part note “structural changes” have led to a “to U.S. withdrawal from global affairs and waiver of responsibilities,” and “the COVID-19 pandemic is probably the first global crisis in more than a century where no one is even looking to the United States for leadership.” 

In any case, despite all the arguing between the regime of U.S. President Donald Trump and the Chinese, the world is now entering an era where neither the U.S. nor China will be dominant. That is because both the U.S. military-industrial complex and the Asian secret societies that run China realize they both face a common enemy: the Khazarian Mafia – aka the Zionists.

The situation the U.S. corporate government faces is the direst. The world is aware of this, which is why the Zionist slave people known as Americans are banned from visiting most countries including next-door neighbor and supposed ally Canada, allegedly because of “Covid 19.” With the exception of the UK, Americans can now visit only a few Caribbean and Eastern European countries like Belarus and Ukraine.

The real reason Americans are being banned from travel is that the regime of U.S. President Donald Trump has nationalized the Federal Reserve Board. This means that inside the U.S., they can create money out of nothing and hand it directly to American citizens and corporations. However, that money cannot, with few exceptions, be used outside of the U.S. That means Americans are being banned from most of the world in part to prevent them from taking their U.S. made fiat dollars and spending them outside of the U.S.

Inside the U.S. the Trump folk have been doing is pumping up local champions like Tesla, Inc., Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc., and Microsoft Corp. in an attempt to rebuild their economy. The problem is that 40 years of de-industrialization and the largest debt in the history of humanity cannot be solved with short-term liquidity injections into a few American companies. This is especially true when you realize that none of these companies actually manufacture much stuff inside the U.S. Instead, these companies are hurting the U.S. economy by using FRB funny money to buy up dozens of enterprises that could evolve into competitors for these giants. In other words, the so-called pandemic response is shutting down tens of thousands of real businesses, while concentrating wealth and power into a few Khazarian Mafia controlled high tech oligopolies.

The increasing wealth disparity inside the U.S. is also creating huge social instability. Within the last 48 hours, there have been eruptions of violence in major cities such as Seattle, Portland, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, Louisville, Austin, and Richmond. At this point, we have seen sustained protests and rioting for nearly two months straight, and it looks like the chaos isn’t going to disappear any time soon. 

The fact that up to 40% of American businesses and individuals are not paying either loans or rent is a sign things will get worse before they get better. It is tragic to note that already the situation has degenerated to the point 30 million Americans did not have enough food to eat in the last week. 

In a sign hyperinflation is coming to the U.S., the country is facing a coin shortage. Argentina experienced the same problem when they had hyperinflation because coins were worth more melted down than their face value. You can be sure somebody is doing business melting down pennies etc. and selling the metal. If things continue to degenerate, soon manhole covers will start to be stolen. 

Already cities like New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco can’t even handle garbage collection anymore. Their streets are filling up with discarded needles, human feces, and junkies. 

Domestic turmoil and international behavior mean the “U.S. is now a rogue state now,” MI6 intelligence sources say. The fact even a close ally like the UK is secretly viewing the U.S. as a rogue state means new world sanctions against U.S. officials are just a matter of time. According to the UN, for example, the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was an “unlawful” and “arbitrary killing.” Especially when according to the UN findings there is no evidence that Soleimani was planning an imminent attack on the United States or its personnel. 

The U.S. distraction with its bankruptcy continues to create a vacuum on the world stage that is setting the ground for various regional wars. The biggest remains Turkey, which is pushing hard to create a new caliphate and is headed for a clash with France, Egypt, and Russia. In this context, the sudden hospitalizations of the Kings of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia indicate the battle for the Middle East and its oil resources is intensifying. 

Informants from Turkish intelligence approached us to explain that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan is a crypto-Satanist pretending to be a Muslim. As evidence, they point to Turkey promoting terminator seeds and Turkish backed militias (supported by Tel Aviv too) involved in organ trading. 

Erdogan has just turned Hagia Sophia back into a Mosque as a part of his role to promote the Muslim/Christian war.

It is interesting to note Erdogan’s so-called enemy Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar is also reportedly a Mossad agent. Apparently, they are working to provoke a Russian military move in the Middle East. “Adding to the intrigue are parallel claims that Iran – Israel’s sworn enemy in the region – has also been providing Haftar with military aid in his campaign to topple the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli,” 

The ongoing clash between Egypt and Ethiopia over a dam Ethiopia is putting on the Blue Nile, the source of 80% of Egypt’s water, could also turn into a fierce regional war. 

What is interesting is that Russians are catching on to this Zionist attempt to get their country involved in some sort of Middle Eastern Gog versus Magog type of war. Most notably we are getting a lot of reports from our Russian sources about anger against “Mossad agent Zeev Putin” because of plans for an October vaccination regime.

Russian FSB sources say Mossad has told them two of their agents, Vladimir (Zeev) Putin and Ksenia Sobchak (Putin’s designated opponent), “have been demoted.” If this is true, expect some sort of Putin related incident this autumn.

In any case, until a new financial system is announced and the post-war World architecture is revamped, the Zionists will keep filling the vacuum with their criminal plots.

The latest on this front is that work on the new system will resume in earnest in September. Hopefully a nice October surprise?


Aug. 4, 2020

SOLAR WIND SPARKS GEOMAGNETIC UNREST: Earth is inside a fast-moving (~600 km/s) stream of solar wind, and this is causing geomagnetic unrest around the poles. The gaseous material is flowing from a northern hole in the sun's atmosphere. High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras on Aug. 4 as Earth passes through the stream. Aurora alerts: SMS Text.

SOLAR CYCLE 25 STRENGTHENS: There's no longer any doubt. New Solar Cycle 25 is coming to life. The latest sign came yesterday with the emergence of a new sunspot group, AR2770, inset in this magnetic map of the sun's surface from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO):

In this false-color image of the sun, intense magnetic fields are denoted by yellow (-) and green (+).

AR2770 has two dark cores (each about the size of Mars) and is crackling with minor B-class solar flares. Its potential for even stronger flares will become clear in the days ahead as the sunspot turns toward Earth, more fully revealing its magnetic complexity.

Active regions from Solar Cycle 25 are now strewn across the sun's northern hemisphere. These are places where magnetic fields are intensifying, creating islands of magnetism on the sun's surface.

The -/+ magnetic polarities of these regions mark them as members of Solar Cycle 25, per Hale's Law.

In the cases of AR2769 and AR2770, the fields have intensified enough to form dark cores--that is, sunspots. A few days ago, AR2768 also had visible sunspots. It's a target-rich environment for amateur astronomers with safe solar telescopes.

The appearance of so many active regions at once is a clear sign that Solar Cycle 25 is gaining steam. However, that doesn't mean Solar Minimum is finished. These are just "starter sunspots," pipsqueaks compared to the behemoths expected when Solar Cycle 25 reaches its peak a few years from now. Solar activity should remain generally low despite this uptick in sunspot counts.

On the other hand, even a starter sunspot can occasionally cause a very big storm--so stay tuned. Solar flare alerts: SMS Text.

Bill Gates Exposed

Trust Stamp funded by Bill Gates and implemented by Mastercard and GAVI will soon link your biometric digital identity to your vaccination records for predictive policing. 

Those who don't wish to be vaccinated maybe locked out of system based on trust score.

India has pledged $15 million to GAVI largely led by British govt and BillGates. UK is GAVI’s largest funder and its implementation follows what is known as ”Gates approach”. 

The Vaccine Cartel is accused of 38 million premature deaths worldwide.

An Italian politician has demanded arrest of BillGates in Italian Parliament. Sara Cunial, MP for Rome denounced Bill Gates as “Vaccine Criminal” and urged Italian President to hand him over to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

Based on intercepted human intelligence report, a controversy has erupted in Nigeria whereby BillGates is accused of offering Nigerian House of Representatives a $10 million bribe for the speedy passage of a forced vaccination program for Coronavirus.

This investigation by GreatGameIndia uncovers the DeepState collaborations between American and Chinese biotechs at the forefront of #Coronavirus vaccine development – marketed worldwide by an entity called UNITAID.

Indian doctors blame BillGates campaign for a devastating non-polio acute flaccid paralysis epidemic that paralyzed 490,000 children. In 2017 India dialed back Gates’ vaccine regimen and asked Gates and his vaccine policies to leave India.

Bill Gates Agenda In India Exposed By Robert Kennedy Jr - the nephew of former American President John F. Kennedy after RFK's grand-daughter and her son were found dead in suspicious circumstances.

How Bill Gates Infiltrated Global Health

After it was revealed in a shocking investigation that WHO policies on Hydroxychloroquine were based on a fake study by a pornstar and a science-fiction writer, now in an ongoing investigation, a French doctor has testified in parliament that Gilead sent him death threats after he started talking about HCQ as a cure for COVID-19.

Professor Raoult told members of the French parliament to open an investigation into Gilead Sciences.

He also mentioned the stock exchange speculation that took place in connection with information becoming available regarding Remdesivir and HCQ. 

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Russia’s Skolkovo Espionage Operation – How Kremlin Gained Access To Silicon Valley Secrets

August 3, 2020

Skolkovo was perhaps the Kremlin’s boldest maneuver yet. Envious of America’s technological success, the Russians sought to re-create the West Coast high-tech industrial hub in the suburbs of Moscow. But unlike the bottom-up innovation that defines Silicon Valley, where computer geniuses pinched their pennies and built the first personal computers in their garages, Skolkovo was a top-down state-run project that sought to replicate decades of trial and error seemingly overnight.

It was also a ploy to steal American intellectual property and transfer technological secrets to the Kremlin.

Former federal prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy described the Skolkovo scam best: “The project was like an espionage operation in broad daylight, openly enhancing Russia’s military and cyber capabilities.”

Indeed, multiple Defense Department (DOD) agencies and the FBI condemned Skolkovo as an espionage front that posed a clear and present danger to U.S. national security.

In 2012, the U.S. Army Foreign Military Studies Program at Fort Leavenworth examined the security implications of Skolkovo and concluded that Skolkovo was an apparent “vehicle for worldwide technology transfer to Russia in the areas of information technology, biomedicine, energy, satellite and space technology, and nuclear technology.”

The Kremlin and the Obama State Department praised the civilian endeavors of Skolkovo and its “clusters”—information, energy, biomedical, and even space technology (among other seemingly innocuous initiatives). The promoters of Skolkovo in Moscow and Washington conveniently neglected to mention the military applications.