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[l] at 7/8/20 12:57am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with Pavel Volchkov is an exceptional voice among the Russian scientists now dealing with the corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic. The current Covid-19 policy administrators in Moscow are of the same academic generation but they have trained as doctors;  Volchkov is a geneticist. They have spent their formative careers inside Russian institutions;  Volchkov spent […]

[Category: DwB]

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[l] at 7/6/20 12:51am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with The ruling issued on July 3 by Dutch district court judge Hendrik Steenhuis (lead image, right) requires the Russian defendant, Lieutenant-Colonel Oleg Pulatov (centre), to prove his innocence with evidence prepared by the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU). By the standard announced a month earlier by the Russian Foreign Ministry, this is […]

[Category: DwB, MH17, Ukraine]

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[l] at 7/3/20 8:58am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with The presiding judge in the trial of the shooting-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 announced on Friday afternoon that he will not allow the evidence of Major-General Igor Konashenkov and other Russian Defence Ministry officers on the Ukrainian Army’s possession of the BUK missile alleged to be the weapon which shot […]

[Category: DwB, MH17, Ukraine]

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[l] at 7/1/20 1:18am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with The plot to rid the British Government of the man who combined more domestic and foreign policy-making powers than any British official in peacetime was not a clandestine Kremlin operation directed by President Vladimir Putin. But the sacking of Sir Mark Sedwill, the grammar school head-boy who became Cabinet Secretary and […]

[Category: UK-Russia]

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[l] at 6/30/20 12:59am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with Nothing like this has been said before by a leader of the Hellenes, Greek or Cypriot. “If we consider a solution through militarisation,” Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades (lead image, right) announced last week. “This will be the end of Cypriot Hellenism, which I do not want.”  What Anastasiades meant was that […]

[Category: DwB, Greece-Russia, Turkey]

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[l] at 6/29/20 12:51am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with Dutch state prosecutors told the court in the trial of the shooting-down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 that Major-General of the Russian Army Igor Konashenkov should not be allowed as a witness for the defence. To justify this in a hearing last Friday, the prosecutors revealed an illegal trick exposing the evidence […]

[Category: MH17]

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[l] at 6/25/20 12:49am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with One of the most prominent generals in the Russian Army is to be called to testify in the Dutch government’s trial of the shooting-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 when district court judge Hendrik Steenhuis rules next week on whether to accept or refuse his evidence as a  witness for the […]

[Category: MH17]

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[l] at 6/24/20 12:54am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with For a brief moment in the presentation this week of the defence case against the Dutch government’s indictment of Oleg Pulatov for murder in the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the Dutch lawyer Boudewijn Van Eijck almost said there was no case to answer, and the indictment should be dismissed […]

[Category: MH17]

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[l] at 6/23/20 12:49am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with The Dutch Government has devised an evidence-proof scheme for ensuring the trial of the Russian government for the destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will end in a conviction. This scheme will work without evidence to prove that the four men accused of the crime of shooting down the aircraft, killing […]

[Category: MH17]

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[l] at 6/22/20 12:48am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with A politician becomes a psychopath when he or she acts without calculating the consequences for approval rating and voter support. The same thing goes for ministers and their advisers who urge military operations abroad which make voters feel unsafe at home. Fear and insecurity aren’t good for incumbents; at least not […]

[Category: DwB]

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[l] at 6/19/20 1:02am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with By prime time television standards, the British Broadcasting Corporation’s  (BBC) three-part invention of a Russian-made Novichok attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal, and the death of Dawn Sturgess  two years ago, has been a brilliant success. Twelve million people watched part or all of the series, which ran from Sunday through […]

[Category: Skripal]

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[l] at 6/19/20 1:02am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with By prime time television standards, the British Broadcasting Corporation’s  (BBC) three-part invention of a Russian-made Novichok attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal, and the death of Dawn Sturgess  two years ago, has been a brilliant success. Twelve million people watched part or all of the series, which ran from Sunday through […]

[Category: Skripal]

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[l] at 6/17/20 12:29am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) isn’t likely to have heard the old Australian working-class expression that a man is too crooked to lie straight in bed. It meant that lying and  cheating are in the nature of a deformity, and can’t be operated on or cured.  “The Salisbury Poisonings”, the three-part, […]

[Category: DwB, Media, Skripal, UK-Russia]

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[l] at 6/15/20 12:36am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with A British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) film, which started its three-part broadcast on Sunday, has exposed the chain of command in the town of Salisbury at the time Sergei Skripal (lead image, left) and Yulia Skripal were poisoned on March 4, 2018. That command was directed by a medical specialist working at […]

[Category: Skripal]

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[l] at 6/12/20 12:34am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with “I give you the floor”, Judge Hendrik Steenhuis announced to Prosecutor Thjs Berger, as he opened  the June 10 session of the MH17 murder trial, the sixth day of the hearing at the Schiphol Judicial Complex in The Netherlands.  https://www.courtmh17.com/en . The judge was referring to a court of law, not a […]

[Category: MH17]

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[l] at 6/11/20 1:12am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with Today marks the anniversary of Boris Yeltsin’s election as President of Russia. It is no moment for celebration. The government which he led successfully over the attempted putsch of last August and through the disintegration of the Soviet Union now lacks credible authority in the Russian federation and among its people. […]

[Category: DwB]

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[l] at 6/10/20 3:16am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with A Dutch Government prosecutor has told the court trying charges of murder against the Russian state, three Russian soldiers and a Ukrainian in the shooting-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that satellite images were requested from the US, Russia and China. The Russian reply, announced yesterday in court by prosecutor Thijs […]

[Category: MH17]

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[l] at 6/10/20 12:34am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with High British Government officials, security insiders, and employees of Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers in London  confirmed this week that Sergei (lead image, left) and Yulia Skripal (right) are under tight guard, constant surveillance, cut off from their family without limit of time, in isolation and incommunicado. This is not prison, the sources […]

[Category: Skripal]

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[l] at 6/9/20 12:19am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with The foundation stone of the Dutch prosecution of the Russian state, three Russian soldiers and a Ukrainian from Donbass for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is the US satellite imagery of the missile launch, trajectory, and detonation. The US Government publicly laid this foundation within hours of the incident, on […]

[Category: MH17]

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[l] at 6/8/20 11:36am
by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with Dr James Haslam (lead image) was the doctor in charge at Radnor Ward, the intensive care unit of Salisbury District Hospital, when Dawn Sturgess was admitted on June 30, 2018, and died on July 8. She is  the woman whom the British Prime Minister, Metropolian Police, Crown Prosecution Service,  and Wiltshire […]

[Category: Skripal]

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[l] at 6/8/20 12:27am
By Stanislas Balcerac, Warsaw, translated from Polish with illustrations by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven (lead image, right), a former deputy head of the German intelligence agency BND, and more recently the NATO intelligence chief, a newly created post, is now to take over as the new German ambassador in Poland. This is […]

[Category: Biography]

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